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 31 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
31 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Graduate
Rank 103 105 105
Rank change year-on-year
+2 0
Permanent jobs requiring a Graduate 29 20 29
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Birmingham 1.43% 1.00% 1.42%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.53% 1.07% 1.51%
Number of salaries quoted 23 17 28
Average salary £26,000 £21,500 £22,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+20.93% -4.44%
90% offered a salary of more than £21,500 £19,000 £19,000
10% offered a salary of more than £32,000 £26,250 £25,000
UK excluding London average salary £24,000 £22,500 £22,500
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -
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
1893 1876 1917
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Birmingham 93.34% 94.22% 93.74%
Number of salaries quoted 1591 1623 1699
Average salary £44,500 £42,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+4.70% -
90% offered a salary of more than £27,000 £26,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £65,000 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%

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 31 July 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 36 (50.70%) .NET
2 33 (46.48%) C#
3 28 (39.44%) Degree
4 26 (36.62%) Computer Science
4 26 (36.62%) HTML
5 25 (35.21%) JavaScript
6 24 (33.80%) Microsoft
7 23 (32.39%) ASP.NET
8 22 (30.99%) CSS
8 22 (30.99%) VB.NET
9 19 (26.76%) Software Engineering
9 19 (26.76%) SQL Server
10 17 (23.94%) Agile Software Development
10 17 (23.94%) MVC
10 17 (23.94%) Java
11 15 (21.13%) PHP
11 15 (21.13%) SQL
11 15 (21.13%) MySQL
11 15 (21.13%) Web Application Development
12 14 (19.72%) Git (software)
13 12 (16.90%) TDD
13 12 (16.90%) RDBMS
13 12 (16.90%) Relational Database
14 11 (15.49%) ASP.NET MVC
14 11 (15.49%) OO
14 11 (15.49%) WCF
15 10 (14.08%) .NET Framework
15 10 (14.08%) RESTful
15 10 (14.08%) Ruby
15 10 (14.08%) Internet

Graduate
Top Related IT Skills in Birmingham by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 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 (14.08%) Node.js
2 2 (2.82%) SharePoint 2013
2 2 (2.82%) Apache
2 2 (2.82%) SharePoint
3 1 (1.41%) CMS
Applications
1 4 (5.63%) MS Excel
2 3 (4.23%) MS Office
3 1 (1.41%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 2 (2.82%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 5 (7.04%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 10 (14.08%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 19 (26.76%) SQL Server
2 15 (21.13%) MySQL
3 12 (16.90%) Relational Database
3 12 (16.90%) RDBMS
4 9 (12.68%) NoSQL
5 1 (1.41%) Big Data
5 1 (1.41%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 14 (19.72%) Git (software)
2 9 (12.68%) Visual Studio
3 3 (4.23%) Subversion
3 3 (4.23%) Hudson
4 2 (2.82%) VSS/SourceSafe
5 1 (1.41%) NUnit
5 1 (1.41%) TeamCity
5 1 (1.41%) MSTest
5 1 (1.41%) Rhino Mocks
5 1 (1.41%) Moq
5 1 (1.41%) Jasmine
General
1 5 (7.04%) Finance
2 3 (4.23%) Manufacturing
2 3 (4.23%) Marketing
3 2 (2.82%) Banking
3 2 (2.82%) Investment Banking
4 1 (1.41%) Electronics
4 1 (1.41%) Advertising
4 1 (1.41%) Games
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 36 (50.70%) .NET
2 26 (36.62%) HTML
3 23 (32.39%) ASP.NET
4 22 (30.99%) CSS
5 11 (15.49%) WCF
5 11 (15.49%) ASP.NET MVC
6 10 (14.08%) RESTful
6 10 (14.08%) .NET Framework
7 9 (12.68%) ASP.NET Web API
8 8 (11.27%) XML
9 4 (5.63%) HTML5
10 3 (4.23%) AngularJS
10 3 (4.23%) jQuery
11 2 (2.82%) XSD
11 2 (2.82%) KnockoutJS
11 2 (2.82%) Unity (Game Engine)
12 1 (1.41%) Ember.js
12 1 (1.41%) Smarty
12 1 (1.41%) ASP.NET MVC 4
12 1 (1.41%) HTML5 Canvas
Miscellaneous
1 26 (36.62%) Computer Science
2 6 (8.45%) Semantic Web
3 4 (5.63%) Private Cloud
4 2 (2.82%) Physics
5 1 (1.41%) GIS
5 1 (1.41%) Mathematics
5 1 (1.41%) Visualisation
5 1 (1.41%) Inversion of Control
5 1 (1.41%) Mobile App
5 1 (1.41%) User Experience
5 1 (1.41%) Analytical Skills
5 1 (1.41%) Algorithms
Operating Systems
1 7 (9.86%) Windows
2 2 (2.82%) Linux
2 2 (2.82%) Android
2 2 (2.82%) Apple iOS
3 1 (1.41%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (26.76%) Software Engineering
2 17 (23.94%) MVC
2 17 (23.94%) Agile Software Development
3 15 (21.13%) Web Application Development
4 12 (16.90%) TDD
5 11 (15.49%) OO
6 10 (14.08%) Open Source
6 10 (14.08%) BDD
7 6 (8.45%) Mentoring
8 3 (4.23%) ERP
8 3 (4.23%) Web Development
9 2 (2.82%) Project Management
9 2 (2.82%) CRM
9 2 (2.82%) UML
9 2 (2.82%) Scrum
10 1 (1.41%) Mobile Development
10 1 (1.41%) Continuous Improvement
10 1 (1.41%) Dependency Injection
10 1 (1.41%) MVVM
10 1 (1.41%) Analytics
Programming Languages
1 33 (46.48%) C#
2 25 (35.21%) JavaScript
3 22 (30.99%) VB.NET
4 17 (23.94%) Java
5 15 (21.13%) PHP
5 15 (21.13%) SQL
6 10 (14.08%) Ruby
7 9 (12.68%) VB
7 9 (12.68%) C++
8 4 (5.63%) C
9 1 (1.41%) PHP5
9 1 (1.41%) PHP4
9 1 (1.41%) Python
Qualifications
1 28 (39.44%) Degree
2 5 (7.04%) Microsoft Certification
3 3 (4.23%) Security Cleared
4 2 (2.82%) SC Cleared
4 2 (2.82%) MCSE
5 1 (1.41%) MCSD
5 1 (1.41%) CIMA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.41%) QA
System Software
1 4 (5.63%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 4 (5.63%) SCCM
1 4 (5.63%) SCOM
1 4 (5.63%) SCVMM
Vendors
1 24 (33.80%) Microsoft
2 5 (7.04%) Oracle
3 1 (1.41%) Google
3 1 (1.41%) Zend
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