The first table below looks at the demand for the Graduate role in IT jobs advertised for the Birmingham region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Graduate in their job title over the 3 months to 29 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Job Titles advertised for the Birmingham region.

Location
3 months to
29 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Graduate
Rank 101 101 89
Rank change year-on-year
0 -12
Permanent jobs requiring a Graduate 20 28 21
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Birmingham 1.01% 1.38% 1.25%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.08% 1.47% 1.32%
Number of salaries quoted 17 27 18
Average salary £21,500 £22,500 £23,250
Average salary % change year-on-year
-4.44% -3.22%
90% offered a salary of more than £19,000 £19,000 £18,350
10% offered a salary of more than £26,250 £25,000 £25,450
UK excluding London average salary £22,500 £22,500 £23,000
% change year-on-year
- -2.17%
Job Titles Category
Birmingham
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
1860 1903 1592
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Birmingham 94.18% 93.70% 94.59%
Number of salaries quoted 1604 1684 1401
Average salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £25,000 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £65,000 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £38,500 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+3.89% -
Graduate
West Midlands

Graduate
Jobs Demand Trend in Birmingham

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Graduate in the job title across the Birmingham region as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

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
Salary Histogram in Birmingham

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Graduate across the Birmingham region over the 3 months to 29 July 2014.

Graduate Salary Histogram in Birmingham

Graduate
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Birmingham

For the 6 months to 29 July 2014, IT jobs across the Birmingham region that cited Graduate in their job title mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled with Graduate in their job title.

1 25 (62.50%) Degree
2 20 (50.00%) C#
3 19 (47.50%) .NET
3 19 (47.50%) HTML
4 16 (40.00%) CSS
5 15 (37.50%) SQL
6 13 (32.50%) Java
6 13 (32.50%) JavaScript
6 13 (32.50%) jQuery
7 12 (30.00%) Software Engineering
7 12 (30.00%) SQL Server
8 9 (22.50%) Microsoft
8 9 (22.50%) Computer Science
9 8 (20.00%) ASP.NET
9 8 (20.00%) T-SQL
10 7 (17.50%) Ajax
10 7 (17.50%) Mobile App
11 6 (15.00%) Microsoft Azure
11 6 (15.00%) Dynamics CRM
11 6 (15.00%) PHP
11 6 (15.00%) C++
11 6 (15.00%) CRM
11 6 (15.00%) SharePoint
12 5 (12.50%) XML
12 5 (12.50%) OOP
12 5 (12.50%) Apache
12 5 (12.50%) MySQL
12 5 (12.50%) VB
12 5 (12.50%) Web Development
12 5 (12.50%) Spring

Graduate
Top Related IT Skills in Birmingham by Category

For the 6 months to 29 July 2014, IT jobs across the Birmingham region that cited Graduate in their job title mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled with Graduate in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 6 (15.00%) SharePoint
2 5 (12.50%) Apache
3 4 (10.00%) Tomcat
4 1 (2.50%) WordPress
4 1 (2.50%) nginx
Applications
1 4 (10.00%) MS Excel
2 1 (2.50%) Acrobat
2 1 (2.50%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 6 (15.00%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 6 (15.00%) Microsoft Azure
2 4 (10.00%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (2.50%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (30.00%) SQL Server
2 5 (12.50%) MySQL
3 1 (2.50%) Crystal Reports
3 1 (2.50%) Oracle Reports
3 1 (2.50%) Data Warehouse
3 1 (2.50%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 1 (2.50%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 1 (2.50%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 4 (10.00%) Subversion
1 4 (10.00%) Eclipse
2 2 (5.00%) NUnit
3 1 (2.50%) ProC
3 1 (2.50%) MSTest
3 1 (2.50%) Rhino Mocks
3 1 (2.50%) Moq
General
1 4 (10.00%) Finance
2 2 (5.00%) Automotive
3 1 (2.50%) Marketing
3 1 (2.50%) Aerospace
3 1 (2.50%) Financial Institution
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 19 (47.50%) HTML
1 19 (47.50%) .NET
2 16 (40.00%) CSS
3 13 (32.50%) jQuery
4 8 (20.00%) ASP.NET
5 7 (17.50%) Ajax
6 5 (12.50%) XML
6 5 (12.50%) Spring
6 5 (12.50%) CSS3
7 4 (10.00%) Symfony
7 4 (10.00%) Backbone.js
7 4 (10.00%) KnockoutJS
7 4 (10.00%) Ember.js
7 4 (10.00%) Underscore.js
7 4 (10.00%) AngularJS
7 4 (10.00%) REST
7 4 (10.00%) Hibernate
7 4 (10.00%) JSON
8 3 (7.50%) .NET Framework
8 3 (7.50%) WinForms
Miscellaneous
1 9 (22.50%) Computer Science
2 7 (17.50%) Mobile App
3 4 (10.00%) Open Source
3 4 (10.00%) Mathematics
4 1 (2.50%) Physics
4 1 (2.50%) Inversion of Control
Operating Systems
1 4 (10.00%) Windows
1 4 (10.00%) Ubuntu
2 2 (5.00%) Linux
3 1 (2.50%) UNIX
3 1 (2.50%) AIX
3 1 (2.50%) Solaris
3 1 (2.50%) Android
3 1 (2.50%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (30.00%) Software Engineering
2 6 (15.00%) CRM
3 5 (12.50%) OOP
3 5 (12.50%) Web Development
4 4 (10.00%) OOD
5 2 (5.00%) TDD
6 1 (2.50%) Business Intelligence
6 1 (2.50%) MVC
6 1 (2.50%) Scrum
6 1 (2.50%) OO
6 1 (2.50%) ERP
6 1 (2.50%) Digital Marketing
6 1 (2.50%) Continuous Integration
6 1 (2.50%) Kanban
6 1 (2.50%) Dependency Injection
6 1 (2.50%) MVVM
6 1 (2.50%) Web Application Development
6 1 (2.50%) OO PHP
Programming Languages
1 20 (50.00%) C#
2 15 (37.50%) SQL
3 13 (32.50%) Java
3 13 (32.50%) JavaScript
4 8 (20.00%) T-SQL
5 6 (15.00%) PHP
5 6 (15.00%) C++
6 5 (12.50%) VB
7 4 (10.00%) C
8 3 (7.50%) VB.NET
9 1 (2.50%) Shell Script
9 1 (2.50%) VB6
9 1 (2.50%) PHP5
Qualifications
1 25 (62.50%) Degree
2 4 (10.00%) Microsoft Certification
Vendors
1 9 (22.50%) Microsoft
2 4 (10.00%) Zend
3 3 (7.50%) Oracle
4 1 (2.50%) Adobe
4 1 (2.50%) Epicor
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