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 24 July 2016 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
24 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Graduate
Rank 108 104 107
Rank change year-on-year
-4 +3
Permanent jobs requiring a Graduate 39 33 19
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Birmingham 1.65% 1.61% 1.00%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.71% 1.67% 1.05%
Number of salaries quoted 37 27 16
Median salary £25,000 £26,000 £21,750
Median salary % change year-on-year
-3.84% +19.54%
90% offered a salary of more than £21,000 £21,500 £19,000
10% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £32,500 £26,250
UK excluding London median salary £25,000 £24,000 £22,500
% change year-on-year
+4.16% +6.66%
Graduate
West Midlands

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
2275 1978 1807
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Birmingham 96.24% 96.49% 95.31%
Number of salaries quoted 1701 1632 1563
Median salary £40,000 £44,000 £41,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
-9.09% +6.02%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £27,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £65,000 £70,000
UK excluding London median salary £41,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.75% -

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
Salary Histogram in Birmingham

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Graduate across the Birmingham region over the 3 months to 24 July 2016.

Graduate Salary Histogram in Birmingham

Graduate Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Birmingham

For the 6 months to 24 July 2016, 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 56 (74.67%) Degree
2 29 (38.67%) Project Management
3 27 (36.00%) Computer Science
4 25 (33.33%) Finance
5 21 (28.00%) Retail
6 19 (25.33%) Business Analysis
7 18 (24.00%) Microsoft
7 18 (24.00%) MS Excel
7 18 (24.00%) Local Government
7 18 (24.00%) Mathematics
8 17 (22.67%) HTML
9 16 (21.33%) PHP
10 15 (20.00%) JavaScript
10 15 (20.00%) CSS
11 13 (17.33%) Linux
11 13 (17.33%) MySQL
11 13 (17.33%) Physics
11 13 (17.33%) jQuery
11 13 (17.33%) Games
12 12 (16.00%) Web Development
12 12 (16.00%) Statistics
12 12 (16.00%) Git (software)
13 11 (14.67%) Operations Research
13 11 (14.67%) Chemistry
13 11 (14.67%) Symfony
13 11 (14.67%) Management Information System
14 10 (13.33%) Apache
14 10 (13.33%) XML
14 10 (13.33%) Zend
14 10 (13.33%) Zend Framework

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 10 (13.33%) Apache
1 10 (13.33%) nginx
2 8 (10.67%) SAS
3 1 (1.33%) WordPress
Applications
1 18 (24.00%) MS Excel
2 9 (12.00%) MS PowerPoint
3 1 (1.33%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 10 (13.33%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.33%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 2 (2.67%) Firewall
1 2 (2.67%) Network Security
2 1 (1.33%) Asterisk PBX
2 1 (1.33%) LAN
2 1 (1.33%) VoIP
2 1 (1.33%) VPN
2 1 (1.33%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (17.33%) MySQL
2 8 (10.67%) GIS
2 8 (10.67%) Spatial Data
3 5 (6.67%) SQL Server
4 2 (2.67%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 2 (2.67%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 1 (1.33%) PostgreSQL
5 1 (1.33%) QlikView
5 1 (1.33%) SQL Server 2008
5 1 (1.33%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 12 (16.00%) Git (software)
2 1 (1.33%) JIRA
2 1 (1.33%) PHPUnit
2 1 (1.33%) Zephyr
General
1 25 (33.33%) Finance
2 21 (28.00%) Retail
3 18 (24.00%) Local Government
4 13 (17.33%) Games
5 9 (12.00%) Marketing
6 2 (2.67%) Banking
7 1 (1.33%) Automotive
7 1 (1.33%) Manufacturing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 17 (22.67%) HTML
2 15 (20.00%) CSS
3 13 (17.33%) jQuery
4 11 (14.67%) Symfony
5 10 (13.33%) JSON
5 10 (13.33%) LAMP
5 10 (13.33%) LEMP Stack
5 10 (13.33%) REST
5 10 (13.33%) XML
5 10 (13.33%) Zend Framework
6 9 (12.00%) .NET
7 3 (4.00%) HTML5
8 2 (2.67%) AngularJS
8 2 (2.67%) Regular Expression
9 1 (1.33%) ASP.NET
9 1 (1.33%) ASP.NET Web Forms
9 1 (1.33%) CSS3
9 1 (1.33%) Doctrine
9 1 (1.33%) RESTful
9 1 (1.33%) WinForms
Miscellaneous
1 27 (36.00%) Computer Science
2 18 (24.00%) Mathematics
3 13 (17.33%) Physics
4 12 (16.00%) Statistics
5 11 (14.67%) Chemistry
5 11 (14.67%) Management Information System
6 8 (10.67%) Algorithms
7 6 (8.00%) Analytical Skills
8 2 (2.67%) Data Protection Act
9 1 (1.33%) Driving Licence
9 1 (1.33%) Economics
9 1 (1.33%) Mobile App
9 1 (1.33%) Security Operations Centre
Operating Systems
1 13 (17.33%) Linux
2 10 (13.33%) Apple iOS
2 10 (13.33%) Debian
2 10 (13.33%) Ubuntu
3 4 (5.33%) Windows
4 1 (1.33%) Unix
4 1 (1.33%) Windows 7
4 1 (1.33%) Windows 8
4 1 (1.33%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 29 (38.67%) Project Management
2 19 (25.33%) Business Analysis
3 12 (16.00%) Web Development
4 11 (14.67%) Operations Research
5 10 (13.33%) iOS Development
5 10 (13.33%) Open Source
6 8 (10.67%) Business Intelligence
6 8 (10.67%) Presales
7 6 (8.00%) Software Engineering
8 3 (4.00%) Agile Software Development
8 3 (4.00%) E-Commerce
8 3 (4.00%) Mentoring
8 3 (4.00%) OOP
9 2 (2.67%) Change Control
9 2 (2.67%) Data Management
9 2 (2.67%) Data Protection
9 2 (2.67%) Security Operations
9 2 (2.67%) SIEM
9 2 (2.67%) Time Management
10 1 (1.33%) Data Analysis
Programming Languages
1 16 (21.33%) PHP
2 15 (20.00%) JavaScript
3 10 (13.33%) PHP 5
4 9 (12.00%) C#
5 8 (10.67%) SQL
6 7 (9.33%) VB.NET
7 4 (5.33%) Java
8 3 (4.00%) Python
9 2 (2.67%) Bash Shell
9 2 (2.67%) C++
9 2 (2.67%) Perl
9 2 (2.67%) T-SQL
10 1 (1.33%) VB
10 1 (1.33%) VBA
Qualifications
1 56 (74.67%) Degree
2 2 (2.67%) SC Cleared
2 2 (2.67%) Security Cleared
3 1 (1.33%) CCNA
3 1 (1.33%) CFA
3 1 (1.33%) Cisco Certification
3 1 (1.33%) ISTQB
3 1 (1.33%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (2.67%) SLA
System Software
1 1 (1.33%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 18 (24.00%) Microsoft
2 10 (13.33%) Google
2 10 (13.33%) Zend
3 2 (2.67%) Cisco
3 2 (2.67%) Juniper
4 1 (1.33%) hybris
4 1 (1.33%) New Relic
4 1 (1.33%) Splunk
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