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 21 October 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
21 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Graduate
Rank 112 104 90
Rank change year-on-year
-8 -14
Permanent jobs requiring a Graduate 27 21 24
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Birmingham 1.14% 1.02% 1.41%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.21% 1.08% 1.51%
Number of salaries quoted 27 18 21
Average salary £21,500 £22,000 £24,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-2.27% -8.33%
90% offered a salary of more than £19,000 £17,350 £21,500
10% offered a salary of more than £26,250 £25,000 £29,000
UK excluding London average salary £23,000 £22,500 £23,000
% change year-on-year
+2.22% -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
2239 1947 1589
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Birmingham 94.27% 94.74% 93.09%
Number of salaries quoted 1990 1777 1317
Average salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £26,500 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £65,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year
- +5.26%

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 21 October 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 32 (71.11%) Degree
2 21 (46.67%) .NET
3 20 (44.44%) SQL
4 17 (37.78%) HTML
5 15 (33.33%) C#
6 13 (28.89%) Java
7 12 (26.67%) JavaScript
8 11 (24.44%) ASP.NET
9 10 (22.22%) CSS
9 10 (22.22%) SQL Server
9 10 (22.22%) jQuery
9 10 (22.22%) Computer Science
10 8 (17.78%) VB.NET
10 8 (17.78%) PHP
10 8 (17.78%) Tomcat
10 8 (17.78%) Software Engineering
11 7 (15.56%) Spring
11 7 (15.56%) Apache
11 7 (15.56%) Eclipse
11 7 (15.56%) MySQL
11 7 (15.56%) Hibernate
12 6 (13.33%) Subversion
12 6 (13.33%) OOD
12 6 (13.33%) MS Excel
12 6 (13.33%) CRM
12 6 (13.33%) OOP
12 6 (13.33%) REST
12 6 (13.33%) Algorithms
12 6 (13.33%) Open Source
12 6 (13.33%) SaaS

Graduate
Top Related IT Skills in Birmingham by Category

For the 6 months to 21 October 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 8 (17.78%) Tomcat
2 7 (15.56%) Apache
3 4 (8.89%) SharePoint
4 1 (2.22%) Drupal
4 1 (2.22%) WordPress
Applications
1 6 (13.33%) MS Excel
2 3 (6.67%) Photoshop
2 3 (6.67%) Adobe Illustrator
3 1 (2.22%) MS PowerPoint
3 1 (2.22%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 4 (8.89%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 6 (13.33%) SaaS
2 1 (2.22%) Microsoft Azure
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (22.22%) SQL Server
2 7 (15.56%) MySQL
3 1 (2.22%) SQL Server Analysis Services
3 1 (2.22%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 1 (2.22%) Data Warehouse
3 1 (2.22%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 7 (15.56%) Eclipse
2 6 (13.33%) Subversion
General
1 5 (11.11%) Finance
2 3 (6.67%) Marketing
2 3 (6.67%) Retail
3 1 (2.22%) Advertising
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 21 (46.67%) .NET
2 17 (37.78%) HTML
3 11 (24.44%) ASP.NET
4 10 (22.22%) CSS
4 10 (22.22%) jQuery
5 7 (15.56%) Spring
5 7 (15.56%) Hibernate
6 6 (13.33%) REST
6 6 (13.33%) Backbone.js
6 6 (13.33%) KnockoutJS
6 6 (13.33%) Ember.js
6 6 (13.33%) Underscore.js
6 6 (13.33%) AngularJS
6 6 (13.33%) Symfony
6 6 (13.33%) JSON
7 3 (6.67%) Ajax
8 2 (4.44%) CSS3
8 2 (4.44%) WPF
8 2 (4.44%) Silverlight
9 1 (2.22%) .NET Framework
Miscellaneous
1 10 (22.22%) Computer Science
2 6 (13.33%) Algorithms
2 6 (13.33%) Open Source
3 4 (8.89%) Mathematics
4 2 (4.44%) Analytical Skills
4 2 (4.44%) Mobile App
5 1 (2.22%) Social Media
5 1 (2.22%) PMI
Operating Systems
1 6 (13.33%) Ubuntu
2 1 (2.22%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (17.78%) Software Engineering
2 6 (13.33%) OOD
2 6 (13.33%) CRM
2 6 (13.33%) OOP
2 6 (13.33%) Web Development
3 3 (6.67%) Coaching
3 3 (6.67%) MVC
4 2 (4.44%) Business Intelligence
5 1 (2.22%) Time Management
5 1 (2.22%) Business Development
5 1 (2.22%) Mentoring
5 1 (2.22%) Cash Management
5 1 (2.22%) Project Management
5 1 (2.22%) Content Management
5 1 (2.22%) Agile Software Development
Programming Languages
1 20 (44.44%) SQL
2 15 (33.33%) C#
3 13 (28.89%) Java
4 12 (26.67%) JavaScript
5 8 (17.78%) VB.NET
5 8 (17.78%) PHP
6 3 (6.67%) C
6 3 (6.67%) T-SQL
7 2 (4.44%) VB
7 2 (4.44%) C++
Qualifications
1 32 (71.11%) Degree
2 1 (2.22%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (2.22%) PMI Certification
2 1 (2.22%) Postgraduate
Vendors
1 6 (13.33%) Zend
2 3 (6.67%) Microsoft
3 1 (2.22%) SAP
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Go IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: From £18,000 to £25,000 per annum + training & development
Posted: 5 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Venturi
Salary: £18000 - £22000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Give-A-Grad-A-Go Ltd
Salary: £20k - 30k per year
Posted: 13 days ago