The table below looks at the statistics 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 1 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
1 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Graduate
Rank 103 109 88
Rank change year-on-year
+6 -21
Permanent jobs requiring a Graduate 25 25 26
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Birmingham 1.14% 1.16% 1.52%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.21% 1.24% 1.64%
Number of salaries quoted 22 24 24
Average salary £21,250 £22,500 £23,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-5.55% -2.17%
90% offered a salary of more than £19,000 £19,000 £19,400
10% offered a salary of more than £26,250 £25,000 £26,500
UK excluding London average salary £22,500 £22,500 £23,000
% change year-on-year
- -2.17%
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
2069 2020 1589
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Birmingham 94.35% 93.52% 93.03%
Number of salaries quoted 1754 1807 1343
Average salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,000 £26,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £68,000 £65,000 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £39,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+2.56% +1.29%

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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Birmingham

For the 6 months to 1 September 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 27 (62.79%) Degree
2 19 (44.19%) HTML
3 18 (41.86%) C#
3 18 (41.86%) .NET
4 16 (37.21%) SQL
4 16 (37.21%) CSS
5 15 (34.88%) Java
5 15 (34.88%) jQuery
6 14 (32.56%) Software Engineering
6 14 (32.56%) JavaScript
7 11 (25.58%) SQL Server
8 10 (23.26%) Computer Science
9 8 (18.60%) ASP.NET
9 8 (18.60%) PHP
9 8 (18.60%) T-SQL
9 8 (18.60%) Microsoft
10 7 (16.28%) Ajax
10 7 (16.28%) Spring
10 7 (16.28%) Web Development
10 7 (16.28%) Mobile App
10 7 (16.28%) Eclipse
10 7 (16.28%) Apache
10 7 (16.28%) Tomcat
10 7 (16.28%) OOP
10 7 (16.28%) MySQL
10 7 (16.28%) Hibernate
11 6 (13.95%) OOD
11 6 (13.95%) C++
11 6 (13.95%) Backbone.js
11 6 (13.95%) KnockoutJS

Graduate
Top Related IT Skills in Birmingham by Category

For the 6 months to 1 September 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 7 (16.28%) Apache
1 7 (16.28%) Tomcat
2 5 (11.63%) SharePoint
3 1 (2.33%) WordPress
3 1 (2.33%) nginx
Applications
1 4 (9.30%) MS Excel
2 1 (2.33%) Acrobat
2 1 (2.33%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 5 (11.63%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 6 (13.95%) Microsoft Azure
1 6 (13.95%) SaaS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (25.58%) SQL Server
2 7 (16.28%) MySQL
3 1 (2.33%) Crystal Reports
3 1 (2.33%) Oracle Reports
3 1 (2.33%) Data Warehouse
3 1 (2.33%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 1 (2.33%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 1 (2.33%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 7 (16.28%) Eclipse
2 6 (13.95%) Subversion
3 1 (2.33%) ProC
3 1 (2.33%) NUnit
General
1 5 (11.63%) Finance
2 2 (4.65%) Automotive
3 1 (2.33%) Marketing
3 1 (2.33%) Aerospace
3 1 (2.33%) Financial Institution
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 19 (44.19%) HTML
2 18 (41.86%) .NET
3 16 (37.21%) CSS
4 15 (34.88%) jQuery
5 8 (18.60%) ASP.NET
6 7 (16.28%) Spring
6 7 (16.28%) Ajax
6 7 (16.28%) Hibernate
7 6 (13.95%) JSON
7 6 (13.95%) REST
7 6 (13.95%) Backbone.js
7 6 (13.95%) KnockoutJS
7 6 (13.95%) Ember.js
7 6 (13.95%) Underscore.js
7 6 (13.95%) AngularJS
7 6 (13.95%) Symfony
8 5 (11.63%) CSS3
9 4 (9.30%) XML
10 1 (2.33%) OpenGL
10 1 (2.33%) NHibernate
Miscellaneous
1 10 (23.26%) Computer Science
2 7 (16.28%) Mobile App
3 6 (13.95%) Open Source
4 4 (9.30%) Mathematics
5 1 (2.33%) Physics
Operating Systems
1 6 (13.95%) Ubuntu
2 3 (6.98%) Windows
3 1 (2.33%) AIX
3 1 (2.33%) Solaris
3 1 (2.33%) Linux
3 1 (2.33%) Android
3 1 (2.33%) Apple iOS
3 1 (2.33%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (32.56%) Software Engineering
2 7 (16.28%) Web Development
2 7 (16.28%) OOP
3 6 (13.95%) OOD
4 5 (11.63%) CRM
5 1 (2.33%) Business Intelligence
5 1 (2.33%) TDD
5 1 (2.33%) OO
5 1 (2.33%) Digital Marketing
5 1 (2.33%) OO PHP
Programming Languages
1 18 (41.86%) C#
2 16 (37.21%) SQL
3 15 (34.88%) Java
4 14 (32.56%) JavaScript
5 8 (18.60%) PHP
5 8 (18.60%) T-SQL
6 6 (13.95%) C++
7 5 (11.63%) VB
8 4 (9.30%) C
9 3 (6.98%) VB.NET
10 1 (2.33%) Shell Script
10 1 (2.33%) VB6
10 1 (2.33%) PHP5
Qualifications
1 27 (62.79%) Degree
2 4 (9.30%) Microsoft Certification
Vendors
1 8 (18.60%) Microsoft
2 6 (13.95%) Zend
3 2 (4.65%) Oracle
4 1 (2.33%) Adobe
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Posted: 12 hours ago
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Salary: £2000 - £18000 per annum + benefits + training
Posted: 4 days ago
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Salary: 17000-24000
Posted: 11 days ago
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Salary: £20k - 30k per year
Posted: 12 days ago