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 24 April 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
24 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Graduate
Rank 91 97 103
Rank change year-on-year
+6 +6
Permanent jobs requiring a Graduate 38 20 11
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Birmingham 2.11% 1.11% 0.63%
As % of the Job Titles category 2.19% 1.16% 0.67%
Number of salaries quoted 34 17 8
Average salary £25,000 £22,000 £18,250
Average salary % change year-on-year
+13.63% +20.54%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,150 £19,500 £18,000
10% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £25,600 £20,750
UK excluding London average salary £25,000 £23,000 £23,500
% change year-on-year
+8.69% -2.12%
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
1736 1727 1644
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Birmingham 96.18% 95.57% 94.16%
Number of salaries quoted 1433 1497 1372
Average salary £40,000 £42,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-5.88% +6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £27,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £65,000 £65,000
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 24 April 2015, 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 26 (55.32%) .NET
2 25 (53.19%) C#
3 23 (48.94%) Degree
4 20 (42.55%) VB.NET
4 20 (42.55%) ASP.NET
5 18 (38.30%) JavaScript
5 18 (38.30%) MVC
6 17 (36.17%) HTML
6 17 (36.17%) Computer Science
7 16 (34.04%) SQL Server
8 15 (31.91%) Web Application Development
9 14 (29.79%) Microsoft
9 14 (29.79%) CSS
10 11 (23.40%) PHP
10 11 (23.40%) Software Engineering
11 10 (21.28%) Ruby
11 10 (21.28%) .NET Framework
11 10 (21.28%) WCF
11 10 (21.28%) Node.js
11 10 (21.28%) RESTful
11 10 (21.28%) ASP.NET MVC
11 10 (21.28%) Agile Software Development
11 10 (21.28%) TDD
12 9 (19.15%) SQL
12 9 (19.15%) VB
12 9 (19.15%) Git (software)
12 9 (19.15%) BDD
12 9 (19.15%) NoSQL
12 9 (19.15%) ASP.NET Web API
13 8 (17.02%) MySQL

Graduate
Top Related IT Skills in Birmingham by Category

For the 6 months to 24 April 2015, 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 10 (21.28%) Node.js
2 2 (4.26%) Apache
3 1 (2.13%) ArcGIS
Applications
1 7 (14.89%) MS Excel
2 5 (10.64%) MS Office
3 1 (2.13%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 1 (2.13%) SAP Oil and Gas
Communications & Networking
1 7 (14.89%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 16 (34.04%) SQL Server
2 9 (19.15%) NoSQL
3 8 (17.02%) MySQL
4 6 (12.77%) RDBMS
4 6 (12.77%) Relational Database
5 1 (2.13%) Big Data
5 1 (2.13%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 9 (19.15%) Git (software)
2 5 (10.64%) Visual Studio
3 1 (2.13%) NUnit
3 1 (2.13%) MSTest
3 1 (2.13%) Rhino Mocks
3 1 (2.13%) Moq
General
1 7 (14.89%) Finance
2 5 (10.64%) Manufacturing
3 3 (6.38%) Banking
3 3 (6.38%) Investment Banking
4 1 (2.13%) Marketing
4 1 (2.13%) Advertising
4 1 (2.13%) Electronics
4 1 (2.13%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 26 (55.32%) .NET
2 20 (42.55%) ASP.NET
3 17 (36.17%) HTML
4 14 (29.79%) CSS
5 10 (21.28%) .NET Framework
5 10 (21.28%) WCF
5 10 (21.28%) RESTful
5 10 (21.28%) ASP.NET MVC
6 9 (19.15%) ASP.NET Web API
7 6 (12.77%) XML
8 1 (2.13%) XHTML
8 1 (2.13%) WinForms
8 1 (2.13%) Ajax
8 1 (2.13%) WPF
8 1 (2.13%) Symfony
8 1 (2.13%) jQuery
8 1 (2.13%) Spring.NET
8 1 (2.13%) HTML5
8 1 (2.13%) Castle Windsor
8 1 (2.13%) Ninject
Miscellaneous
1 17 (36.17%) Computer Science
2 7 (14.89%) Open Source
3 5 (10.64%) Semantic Web
4 3 (6.38%) Physics
5 2 (4.26%) Mathematics
6 1 (2.13%) PMI
6 1 (2.13%) DTV
6 1 (2.13%) GIS
6 1 (2.13%) Inversion of Control
6 1 (2.13%) Social Media
6 1 (2.13%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 5 (10.64%) Windows
2 2 (4.26%) Linux
3 1 (2.13%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (38.30%) MVC
2 15 (31.91%) Web Application Development
3 11 (23.40%) Software Engineering
4 10 (21.28%) Agile Software Development
4 10 (21.28%) TDD
5 9 (19.15%) BDD
6 7 (14.89%) OO
7 4 (8.51%) ERP
7 4 (8.51%) Mentoring
8 3 (6.38%) Business Intelligence
9 1 (2.13%) Project Management
9 1 (2.13%) Scrum
9 1 (2.13%) Programme Management
9 1 (2.13%) PRINCE2
9 1 (2.13%) OOP
9 1 (2.13%) Web Development
9 1 (2.13%) Business Development
9 1 (2.13%) Digital Marketing
9 1 (2.13%) Continuous Integration
9 1 (2.13%) Kanban
Programming Languages
1 25 (53.19%) C#
2 20 (42.55%) VB.NET
3 18 (38.30%) JavaScript
4 11 (23.40%) PHP
5 10 (21.28%) Ruby
6 9 (19.15%) SQL
6 9 (19.15%) VB
7 7 (14.89%) Java
8 5 (10.64%) C++
9 1 (2.13%) C
9 1 (2.13%) Perl
9 1 (2.13%) PHP5
9 1 (2.13%) PHP4
9 1 (2.13%) Python
Qualifications
1 23 (48.94%) Degree
2 1 (2.13%) MCSD
2 1 (2.13%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (2.13%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.13%) QA
Vendors
1 14 (29.79%) Microsoft
2 2 (4.26%) SAP
3 1 (2.13%) Mapinfo
3 1 (2.13%) Zend
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