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 25 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
25 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Graduate
Rank 101 94 92
Rank change year-on-year
-7 -2
Permanent jobs requiring a Graduate 21 29 19
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Birmingham 1.08% 1.43% 1.13%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.14% 1.53% 1.19%
Number of salaries quoted 18 28 16
Average salary £21,750 £22,500 £22,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-3.33% +2.27%
90% offered a salary of more than £19,000 £19,000 £18,250
10% offered a salary of more than £26,250 £25,000 £24,250
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
1836 1895 1592
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Birmingham 94.15% 93.67% 94.65%
Number of salaries quoted 1588 1670 1406
Average salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +4.93%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,250 £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 25 July 2014.

Graduate Salary Histogram in Birmingham

Graduate
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Birmingham

For the 6 months to 25 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 26 (63.41%) Degree
2 21 (51.22%) C#
3 19 (46.34%) .NET
3 19 (46.34%) HTML
4 16 (39.02%) CSS
5 15 (36.59%) SQL
6 14 (34.15%) Java
7 13 (31.71%) JavaScript
7 13 (31.71%) SQL Server
7 13 (31.71%) jQuery
8 12 (29.27%) Software Engineering
9 9 (21.95%) Microsoft
9 9 (21.95%) Computer Science
10 8 (19.51%) ASP.NET
10 8 (19.51%) T-SQL
11 7 (17.07%) C++
11 7 (17.07%) Ajax
11 7 (17.07%) Mobile App
12 6 (14.63%) Microsoft Azure
12 6 (14.63%) Dynamics CRM
12 6 (14.63%) PHP
12 6 (14.63%) CRM
12 6 (14.63%) SharePoint
13 5 (12.20%) XML
13 5 (12.20%) OOP
13 5 (12.20%) Apache
13 5 (12.20%) VB
13 5 (12.20%) MySQL
13 5 (12.20%) Spring
13 5 (12.20%) Web Development

Graduate
Top Related IT Skills in Birmingham by Category

For the 6 months to 25 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 (14.63%) SharePoint
2 5 (12.20%) Apache
3 4 (9.76%) Tomcat
4 1 (2.44%) WordPress
4 1 (2.44%) nginx
Applications
1 4 (9.76%) MS Excel
2 1 (2.44%) Acrobat
2 1 (2.44%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 6 (14.63%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 6 (14.63%) Microsoft Azure
2 4 (9.76%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (2.44%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (31.71%) SQL Server
2 5 (12.20%) MySQL
3 1 (2.44%) Crystal Reports
3 1 (2.44%) Oracle Reports
3 1 (2.44%) Data Warehouse
3 1 (2.44%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 1 (2.44%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 1 (2.44%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 4 (9.76%) Subversion
1 4 (9.76%) Eclipse
2 2 (4.88%) NUnit
3 1 (2.44%) ProC
3 1 (2.44%) MSTest
3 1 (2.44%) Rhino Mocks
3 1 (2.44%) Moq
General
1 4 (9.76%) Finance
2 2 (4.88%) Automotive
3 1 (2.44%) Marketing
3 1 (2.44%) Aerospace
3 1 (2.44%) Financial Institution
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 19 (46.34%) HTML
1 19 (46.34%) .NET
2 16 (39.02%) CSS
3 13 (31.71%) jQuery
4 8 (19.51%) ASP.NET
5 7 (17.07%) Ajax
6 5 (12.20%) XML
6 5 (12.20%) Spring
6 5 (12.20%) CSS3
7 4 (9.76%) Symfony
7 4 (9.76%) Backbone.js
7 4 (9.76%) KnockoutJS
7 4 (9.76%) Ember.js
7 4 (9.76%) Underscore.js
7 4 (9.76%) AngularJS
7 4 (9.76%) REST
7 4 (9.76%) Hibernate
7 4 (9.76%) WinForms
7 4 (9.76%) JSON
8 3 (7.32%) .NET Framework
Miscellaneous
1 9 (21.95%) Computer Science
2 7 (17.07%) Mobile App
3 4 (9.76%) Open Source
3 4 (9.76%) Mathematics
4 1 (2.44%) Physics
4 1 (2.44%) Inversion of Control
Operating Systems
1 4 (9.76%) Windows
1 4 (9.76%) Ubuntu
2 2 (4.88%) Linux
3 1 (2.44%) UNIX
3 1 (2.44%) AIX
3 1 (2.44%) Solaris
3 1 (2.44%) Android
3 1 (2.44%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (29.27%) Software Engineering
2 6 (14.63%) CRM
3 5 (12.20%) OOP
3 5 (12.20%) Web Development
4 4 (9.76%) OOD
5 2 (4.88%) ERP
5 2 (4.88%) TDD
6 1 (2.44%) OO
6 1 (2.44%) Business Intelligence
6 1 (2.44%) MVC
6 1 (2.44%) Scrum
6 1 (2.44%) Digital Marketing
6 1 (2.44%) Continuous Integration
6 1 (2.44%) Kanban
6 1 (2.44%) Dependency Injection
6 1 (2.44%) MVVM
6 1 (2.44%) Web Application Development
6 1 (2.44%) OO PHP
Programming Languages
1 21 (51.22%) C#
2 15 (36.59%) SQL
3 14 (34.15%) Java
4 13 (31.71%) JavaScript
5 8 (19.51%) T-SQL
6 7 (17.07%) C++
7 6 (14.63%) PHP
8 5 (12.20%) VB
9 4 (9.76%) C
10 3 (7.32%) VB.NET
11 1 (2.44%) Shell Script
11 1 (2.44%) VB6
11 1 (2.44%) PHP5
Qualifications
1 26 (63.41%) Degree
2 4 (9.76%) Microsoft Certification
Vendors
1 9 (21.95%) Microsoft
2 4 (9.76%) Zend
3 3 (7.32%) Oracle
4 2 (4.88%) Epicor
5 1 (2.44%) Adobe
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