The statistics below represent IT jobs advertised across the Birmingham region that had Graduate featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the salaries offered over the 3 months to 22 February 2017 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
22 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Graduate
West Midlands / Birmingham
Rank 71 117 107
Rank change year-on-year
+46 -10
Permanent jobs requiring a Graduate 50 18 11
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Birmingham 2.83% 0.84% 0.62%
As % of the Job Titles category 2.90% 0.87% 0.65%
Number of salaries quoted 50 14 8
Median salary £27,500 £27,000 £23,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+1.85% +17.39%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £22,500 £19,400
10% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £30,000 £30,250
UK excluding London median salary £25,000 £25,000 £23,875
% change year-on-year
- +4.71%

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in permanent jobs advertised in the Birmingham region. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such the figures in the first row provide an indication of the total number of permanent jobs in the overall sample.

Job Titles Category
Birmingham
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
1726 2058 1701
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Birmingham 97.62% 95.90% 96.43%
Number of salaries quoted 1351 1693 1516
Median salary £40,000 £42,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-5.88% +6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,800 £27,500 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £65,000 £62,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,000 £42,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +5.00%

Graduate
Jobs Demand Trend in Birmingham

The demand trend of job ads across the Birmingham region that featured Graduate in the job title.

Graduate Jobs Demand Trend in Birmingham

Graduate
Salary Trend in Birmingham

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Graduate across the Birmingham region.

Graduate Salary Trend in Birmingham

Graduate Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Birmingham

For the 6 months to 22 February 2017, Graduate job roles required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the Birmingham region featuring Graduate in the job title.

1 68 (54.84%) C#
2 66 (53.23%) Degree
3 53 (42.74%) Computer Science
4 47 (37.90%) .NET
5 46 (37.10%) Java
6 34 (27.42%) Mathematics
7 29 (23.39%) OOP
8 28 (22.58%) C++
9 26 (20.97%) JavaScript
10 23 (18.55%) Finance
10 23 (18.55%) HTML
10 23 (18.55%) Linux
10 23 (18.55%) Physics
10 23 (18.55%) Analytical Skills
11 22 (17.74%) Agile Software Development
11 22 (17.74%) CSS
12 20 (16.13%) Games
12 20 (16.13%) Web Development
13 19 (15.32%) MVC
13 19 (15.32%) ASP.NET
14 18 (14.52%) Marketing
14 18 (14.52%) ASP.NET MVC
15 17 (13.71%) BDD
15 17 (13.71%) TDD
15 17 (13.71%) Python
15 17 (13.71%) J2EE
16 14 (11.29%) Game Development
17 13 (10.48%) QA
18 12 (9.68%) SQL
19 11 (8.87%) Business Intelligence

Graduate Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in Birmingham by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 5 (4.03%) Apache
2 3 (2.42%) CMS
3 2 (1.61%) WordPress
4 1 (0.81%) Drupal
4 1 (0.81%) Joomla!
4 1 (0.81%) WebSphere
Applications
1 2 (1.61%) Photoshop
2 1 (0.81%) MS Excel
2 1 (0.81%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 1 (0.81%) Magento
1 1 (0.81%) Shopify
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.81%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 1 (0.81%) FTP
1 1 (0.81%) HTTP
1 1 (0.81%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (5.65%) MySQL
2 6 (4.84%) MongoDB
3 5 (4.03%) NoSQL
3 5 (4.03%) Redis
4 4 (3.23%) SQL Server
5 2 (1.61%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 9 (7.26%) JIRA
2 7 (5.65%) Git (software)
3 5 (4.03%) Eclipse
3 5 (4.03%) Subversion
4 1 (0.81%) Mercurial
4 1 (0.81%) Visual Studio
General
1 23 (18.55%) Finance
2 20 (16.13%) Games
3 18 (14.52%) Marketing
4 3 (2.42%) Electronics
5 1 (0.81%) Aerospace
5 1 (0.81%) Legal
5 1 (0.81%) Manufacturing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 47 (37.90%) .NET
2 23 (18.55%) HTML
3 22 (17.74%) CSS
4 19 (15.32%) ASP.NET
5 18 (14.52%) ASP.NET MVC
6 17 (13.71%) J2EE
7 6 (4.84%) XML
8 3 (2.42%) HTML5
9 2 (1.61%) AngularJS
9 2 (1.61%) jQuery
9 2 (1.61%) REST
9 2 (1.61%) SOAP
9 2 (1.61%) Web Services
10 1 (0.81%) Ajax
10 1 (0.81%) CSS3
10 1 (0.81%) JSON
10 1 (0.81%) LESS
10 1 (0.81%) Ruby on Rails
10 1 (0.81%) Sass
10 1 (0.81%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 53 (42.74%) Computer Science
2 23 (18.55%) Analytical Skills
3 10 (8.06%) Mobile App
4 5 (4.03%) Mobile Games
5 3 (2.42%) Driving Licence
6 1 (0.81%) Algorithms
6 1 (0.81%) EPoS
6 1 (0.81%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 23 (18.55%) Linux
2 5 (4.03%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 5 (4.03%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 34 (27.42%) Mathematics
2 29 (23.39%) OOP
3 23 (18.55%) Physics
4 22 (17.74%) Agile Software Development
5 20 (16.13%) Web Development
6 19 (15.32%) MVC
7 17 (13.71%) BDD
7 17 (13.71%) TDD
8 14 (11.29%) Game Development
9 11 (8.87%) Business Intelligence
10 9 (7.26%) Defect Tracking
11 6 (4.84%) OO
12 5 (4.03%) API Integration
13 4 (3.23%) Kanban
13 4 (3.23%) Project Management
13 4 (3.23%) Scrum
14 3 (2.42%) Business Development
14 3 (2.42%) Economics
15 2 (1.61%) Content Management
15 2 (1.61%) Web Application Development
Programming Languages
1 68 (54.84%) C#
2 46 (37.10%) Java
3 28 (22.58%) C++
4 26 (20.97%) JavaScript
5 17 (13.71%) Python
6 12 (9.68%) SQL
7 3 (2.42%) PHP
7 3 (2.42%) VB.NET
8 1 (0.81%) Ruby
8 1 (0.81%) T-SQL
8 1 (0.81%) VBA
Qualifications
1 66 (53.23%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (10.48%) QA
Vendors
1 5 (4.03%) Red Hat
2 2 (1.61%) IBM
2 2 (1.61%) Microsoft
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