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 January 2017 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
24 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Graduate
West Midlands / Birmingham
Rank 78 103 113
Rank change year-on-year
+25 +10
Permanent jobs requiring a Graduate 49 22 10
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Birmingham 2.60% 1.17% 0.56%
As % of the Job Titles category 2.67% 1.21% 0.57%
Number of salaries quoted 49 20 10
Median salary £27,500 £27,000 £20,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+1.85% +35.00%
UK excluding London median salary £25,000 £25,000 £23,000
% change year-on-year
- +8.69%

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
1834 1821 1754
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Birmingham 97.45% 96.66% 97.61%
Number of salaries quoted 1398 1530 1591
Median salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+6.25% -
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £25,600 £22,750
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £65,000 £60,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+1.19% +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 24 January 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 69 (56.10%) Degree
2 65 (52.85%) C#
3 54 (43.90%) Computer Science
4 44 (35.77%) Java
4 44 (35.77%) .NET
5 36 (29.27%) Mathematics
6 30 (24.39%) OOP
7 29 (23.58%) C++
8 23 (18.70%) HTML
8 23 (18.70%) JavaScript
9 22 (17.89%) CSS
9 22 (17.89%) Finance
9 22 (17.89%) Games
9 22 (17.89%) Physics
9 22 (17.89%) Analytical Skills
10 20 (16.26%) Web Development
10 20 (16.26%) Linux
11 19 (15.45%) Agile Software Development
12 17 (13.82%) MVC
12 17 (13.82%) ASP.NET
13 16 (13.01%) ASP.NET MVC
14 15 (12.20%) Game Development
14 15 (12.20%) Marketing
15 14 (11.38%) TDD
15 14 (11.38%) Python
15 14 (11.38%) J2EE
15 14 (11.38%) SQL
15 14 (11.38%) QA
15 14 (11.38%) BDD
16 11 (8.94%) Mobile App

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 (4.07%) Apache
2 2 (1.63%) CMS
2 2 (1.63%) WordPress
3 1 (0.81%) Drupal
3 1 (0.81%) Joomla!
3 1 (0.81%) WebSphere
Applications
1 2 (1.63%) Photoshop
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 (5.69%) MySQL
2 6 (4.88%) MongoDB
3 5 (4.07%) NoSQL
3 5 (4.07%) Redis
4 3 (2.44%) SQL Server
5 2 (1.63%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 10 (8.13%) JIRA
2 7 (5.69%) Git (software)
3 5 (4.07%) Eclipse
3 5 (4.07%) Subversion
4 1 (0.81%) Mercurial
4 1 (0.81%) Visual Studio
General
1 22 (17.89%) Finance
1 22 (17.89%) Games
2 15 (12.20%) Marketing
3 3 (2.44%) Electronics
4 2 (1.63%) Publishing
5 1 (0.81%) Aerospace
5 1 (0.81%) Legal
5 1 (0.81%) Manufacturing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 44 (35.77%) .NET
2 23 (18.70%) HTML
3 22 (17.89%) CSS
4 17 (13.82%) ASP.NET
5 16 (13.01%) ASP.NET MVC
6 14 (11.38%) J2EE
7 6 (4.88%) XML
8 3 (2.44%) HTML5
9 2 (1.63%) jQuery
9 2 (1.63%) REST
9 2 (1.63%) SOAP
9 2 (1.63%) Web Services
10 1 (0.81%) Ajax
10 1 (0.81%) ASP.NET Web Forms
10 1 (0.81%) CSS3
10 1 (0.81%) JSON
10 1 (0.81%) Ruby on Rails
10 1 (0.81%) Sass
10 1 (0.81%) Twitter Bootstrap
10 1 (0.81%) Unity (Game Engine)
Miscellaneous
1 54 (43.90%) Computer Science
2 36 (29.27%) Mathematics
3 22 (17.89%) Analytical Skills
3 22 (17.89%) Physics
4 11 (8.94%) Mobile App
5 5 (4.07%) Mobile Games
6 3 (2.44%) Driving Licence
6 3 (2.44%) Economics
7 1 (0.81%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 20 (16.26%) Linux
2 5 (4.07%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 5 (4.07%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 30 (24.39%) OOP
2 20 (16.26%) Web Development
3 19 (15.45%) Agile Software Development
4 17 (13.82%) MVC
5 15 (12.20%) Game Development
6 14 (11.38%) BDD
6 14 (11.38%) TDD
7 10 (8.13%) Business Intelligence
7 10 (8.13%) Defect Tracking
8 8 (6.50%) OO
9 5 (4.07%) API Integration
10 4 (3.25%) Kanban
10 4 (3.25%) Project Management
10 4 (3.25%) Scrum
11 3 (2.44%) Business Development
12 2 (1.63%) SEO
12 2 (1.63%) Web Application Development
13 1 (0.81%) CQRS
13 1 (0.81%) E-Commerce
13 1 (0.81%) ERP
Programming Languages
1 65 (52.85%) C#
2 44 (35.77%) Java
3 29 (23.58%) C++
4 23 (18.70%) JavaScript
5 14 (11.38%) Python
5 14 (11.38%) SQL
6 3 (2.44%) PHP
6 3 (2.44%) VB.NET
7 2 (1.63%) C
8 1 (0.81%) Ruby
8 1 (0.81%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 69 (56.10%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 14 (11.38%) QA
Vendors
1 5 (4.07%) Red Hat
2 2 (1.63%) IBM
3 1 (0.81%) Microsoft
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