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

3 months to
1 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Graduate
Rank 108 101 108
Rank change year-on-year
-7 +7
Permanent jobs requiring a Graduate 38 36 17
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Birmingham 1.61% 1.77% 0.89%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.68% 1.82% 0.93%
Number of salaries quoted 37 31 13
Median salary £25,000 £26,500 £22,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
-5.66% +17.77%
90% offered a salary of more than £21,000 £21,500 £21,200
10% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £32,500 £26,450
UK excluding London median salary £25,000 £24,500 £22,500
% change year-on-year
+2.04% +8.88%
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
2266 1979 1825
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Birmingham 96.22% 97.49% 95.20%
Number of salaries quoted 1684 1634 1607
Median salary £40,000 £42,500 £42,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-5.88% +1.19%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £26,500 £25,500
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £65,000 £67,500
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 1 July 2016.

Graduate Salary Histogram in Birmingham

Graduate Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Birmingham

For the 6 months to 1 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 54 (77.14%) Degree
2 30 (42.86%) Project Management
3 25 (35.71%) Finance
3 25 (35.71%) Computer Science
4 22 (31.43%) Retail
5 18 (25.71%) Microsoft
5 18 (25.71%) MS Excel
5 18 (25.71%) Business Analysis
5 18 (25.71%) Local Government
6 16 (22.86%) Mathematics
7 15 (21.43%) HTML
7 15 (21.43%) PHP
8 14 (20.00%) JavaScript
8 14 (20.00%) Physics
8 14 (20.00%) Games
9 13 (18.57%) jQuery
9 13 (18.57%) MySQL
9 13 (18.57%) CSS
9 13 (18.57%) Linux
10 12 (17.14%) Git (software)
10 12 (17.14%) Web Development
10 12 (17.14%) Statistics
11 11 (15.71%) Operations Research
11 11 (15.71%) Chemistry
11 11 (15.71%) Symfony
11 11 (15.71%) Management Information System
11 11 (15.71%) XML
12 10 (14.29%) Apache
12 10 (14.29%) LAMP
12 10 (14.29%) Debian

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 (14.29%) Apache
1 10 (14.29%) nginx
2 8 (11.43%) SAS
Applications
1 18 (25.71%) MS Excel
2 8 (11.43%) MS PowerPoint
3 1 (1.43%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 10 (14.29%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.43%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 2 (2.86%) Firewall
1 2 (2.86%) Network Security
2 1 (1.43%) Asterisk PBX
2 1 (1.43%) LAN
2 1 (1.43%) VoIP
2 1 (1.43%) VPN
2 1 (1.43%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (18.57%) MySQL
2 8 (11.43%) GIS
2 8 (11.43%) Spatial Data
3 4 (5.71%) SQL Server
4 1 (1.43%) PostgreSQL
4 1 (1.43%) QlikView
4 1 (1.43%) RDBMS
4 1 (1.43%) Relational Database
4 1 (1.43%) SQL Server 2008
4 1 (1.43%) SQL Server 2012
4 1 (1.43%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 1 (1.43%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 12 (17.14%) Git (software)
2 1 (1.43%) JIRA
2 1 (1.43%) PHPUnit
2 1 (1.43%) Zephyr
General
1 25 (35.71%) Finance
2 22 (31.43%) Retail
3 18 (25.71%) Local Government
4 14 (20.00%) Games
5 9 (12.86%) Marketing
6 1 (1.43%) Automotive
6 1 (1.43%) Banking
6 1 (1.43%) Manufacturing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (21.43%) HTML
2 13 (18.57%) CSS
2 13 (18.57%) jQuery
3 11 (15.71%) Symfony
3 11 (15.71%) XML
4 10 (14.29%) JSON
4 10 (14.29%) LAMP
4 10 (14.29%) LEMP Stack
4 10 (14.29%) REST
4 10 (14.29%) Zend Framework
5 9 (12.86%) .NET
6 3 (4.29%) ASP.NET
6 3 (4.29%) HTML5
7 2 (2.86%) AngularJS
7 2 (2.86%) Regular Expression
8 1 (1.43%) ASP.NET Web Forms
8 1 (1.43%) CSS3
8 1 (1.43%) Doctrine
8 1 (1.43%) RESTful
8 1 (1.43%) WinForms
Miscellaneous
1 25 (35.71%) Computer Science
2 16 (22.86%) Mathematics
3 14 (20.00%) Physics
4 12 (17.14%) Statistics
5 11 (15.71%) Chemistry
5 11 (15.71%) Management Information System
6 8 (11.43%) Algorithms
7 4 (5.71%) Analytical Skills
8 2 (2.86%) Data Protection Act
9 1 (1.43%) Driving Licence
9 1 (1.43%) Economics
9 1 (1.43%) Mobile App
9 1 (1.43%) Security Operations Centre
Operating Systems
1 13 (18.57%) Linux
2 10 (14.29%) Apple iOS
2 10 (14.29%) Debian
2 10 (14.29%) Ubuntu
3 4 (5.71%) Windows
4 1 (1.43%) Unix
4 1 (1.43%) Windows 7
4 1 (1.43%) Windows 8
4 1 (1.43%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 30 (42.86%) Project Management
2 18 (25.71%) Business Analysis
3 12 (17.14%) Web Development
4 11 (15.71%) Operations Research
5 10 (14.29%) iOS Development
5 10 (14.29%) Open Source
6 8 (11.43%) Business Intelligence
6 8 (11.43%) Presales
7 6 (8.57%) Software Engineering
8 4 (5.71%) Mentoring
9 3 (4.29%) Agile Software Development
9 3 (4.29%) E-Commerce
10 2 (2.86%) Change Control
10 2 (2.86%) Data Management
10 2 (2.86%) Data Protection
10 2 (2.86%) Security Operations
10 2 (2.86%) SIEM
10 2 (2.86%) Time Management
11 1 (1.43%) Cybersecurity
11 1 (1.43%) Test Planning
Programming Languages
1 15 (21.43%) PHP
2 14 (20.00%) JavaScript
3 10 (14.29%) PHP 5
4 8 (11.43%) C#
5 7 (10.00%) SQL
6 6 (8.57%) VB.NET
7 3 (4.29%) Java
7 3 (4.29%) Perl
7 3 (4.29%) Python
8 2 (2.86%) Bash Shell
8 2 (2.86%) C++
9 1 (1.43%) C
9 1 (1.43%) T-SQL
9 1 (1.43%) VB
9 1 (1.43%) VBA
Qualifications
1 54 (77.14%) Degree
2 2 (2.86%) SC Cleared
2 2 (2.86%) Security Cleared
3 1 (1.43%) CCNA
3 1 (1.43%) CFA
3 1 (1.43%) Cisco Certification
3 1 (1.43%) ISTQB
3 1 (1.43%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (2.86%) SLA
System Software
1 1 (1.43%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 18 (25.71%) Microsoft
2 10 (14.29%) Google
2 10 (14.29%) Zend
3 2 (2.86%) Cisco
3 2 (2.86%) Juniper
4 1 (1.43%) hybris
4 1 (1.43%) New Relic
4 1 (1.43%) Oracle
4 1 (1.43%) Splunk
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