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 8 December 2016 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
8 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Graduate
Rank 74 91 118
Rank change year-on-year
+17 +27
Permanent jobs requiring a Graduate 67 40 24
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Birmingham 2.98% 2.08% 1.09%
As % of the Job Titles category 3.09% 2.14% 1.13%
Number of salaries quoted 67 36 24
Median salary £27,500 £21,500 £20,750
Median salary % change year-on-year
+27.90% +3.61%
90% offered a salary of more than £21,000 £20,000 £18,000
10% offered a salary of more than £29,400 £30,000 £22,350
UK excluding London median salary £25,000 £24,000 £23,000
% change year-on-year
+4.16% +4.34%
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
2167 1869 2131
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Birmingham 96.44% 97.34% 97.22%
Number of salaries quoted 1662 1568 1935
Median salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+6.25% -
90% offered a salary of more than £26,650 £25,000 £22,982
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £65,000 £60,000
UK excluding London median salary £41,500 £41,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+1.21% +2.50%

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 8 December 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 62 (53.91%) Degree
2 55 (47.83%) C#
3 49 (42.61%) Computer Science
4 37 (32.17%) Mathematics
5 35 (30.43%) Java
5 35 (30.43%) .NET
6 27 (23.48%) OOP
7 26 (22.61%) C++
8 22 (19.13%) Games
9 21 (18.26%) Analytical Skills
10 19 (16.52%) Finance
10 19 (16.52%) HTML
10 19 (16.52%) Physics
11 18 (15.65%) JavaScript
11 18 (15.65%) CSS
12 17 (14.78%) SQL
13 15 (13.04%) Web Development
13 15 (13.04%) Game Development
14 14 (12.17%) QA
15 13 (11.30%) Linux
16 12 (10.43%) Agile Software Development
17 11 (9.57%) Mobile App
18 10 (8.70%) Defect Tracking
18 10 (8.70%) JIRA
18 10 (8.70%) MVC
19 9 (7.83%) Business Intelligence
19 9 (7.83%) ASP.NET
19 9 (7.83%) ASP.NET MVC
20 8 (6.96%) Marketing
20 8 (6.96%) OO

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 (4.35%) Apache
2 3 (2.61%) WordPress
3 2 (1.74%) CMS
4 1 (0.87%) Drupal
4 1 (0.87%) Joomla!
Applications
1 2 (1.74%) Photoshop
2 1 (0.87%) MS Excel
2 1 (0.87%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 1 (0.87%) Magento
1 1 (0.87%) Shopify
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.87%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 1 (0.87%) FTP
1 1 (0.87%) HTTP
1 1 (0.87%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (6.09%) MySQL
2 6 (5.22%) MongoDB
3 5 (4.35%) NoSQL
3 5 (4.35%) Redis
3 5 (4.35%) SQL Server
4 1 (0.87%) Relational Database
4 1 (0.87%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 1 (0.87%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 10 (8.70%) JIRA
2 7 (6.09%) Git (software)
3 5 (4.35%) Eclipse
3 5 (4.35%) Subversion
4 1 (0.87%) Mercurial
4 1 (0.87%) Visual Studio
General
1 22 (19.13%) Games
2 19 (16.52%) Finance
3 8 (6.96%) Marketing
4 2 (1.74%) Electronics
4 2 (1.74%) Publishing
5 1 (0.87%) Automotive
5 1 (0.87%) Banking
5 1 (0.87%) Manufacturing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 35 (30.43%) .NET
2 19 (16.52%) HTML
3 18 (15.65%) CSS
4 9 (7.83%) ASP.NET
4 9 (7.83%) ASP.NET MVC
5 7 (6.09%) J2EE
6 6 (5.22%) XML
7 3 (2.61%) HTML5
8 2 (1.74%) jQuery
8 2 (1.74%) REST
8 2 (1.74%) SOAP
8 2 (1.74%) Web Services
9 1 (0.87%) Ajax
9 1 (0.87%) ASP.NET Web Forms
9 1 (0.87%) CSS3
9 1 (0.87%) JSON
9 1 (0.87%) LESS
9 1 (0.87%) Sass
9 1 (0.87%) Twitter Bootstrap
9 1 (0.87%) Unity (Game Engine)
Miscellaneous
1 49 (42.61%) Computer Science
2 37 (32.17%) Mathematics
3 21 (18.26%) Analytical Skills
4 19 (16.52%) Physics
5 11 (9.57%) Mobile App
6 5 (4.35%) Mobile Games
7 2 (1.74%) Driving Licence
7 2 (1.74%) Economics
8 1 (0.87%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 13 (11.30%) Linux
2 5 (4.35%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 5 (4.35%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 27 (23.48%) OOP
2 15 (13.04%) Game Development
2 15 (13.04%) Web Development
3 12 (10.43%) Agile Software Development
4 10 (8.70%) Defect Tracking
4 10 (8.70%) MVC
5 9 (7.83%) Business Intelligence
6 8 (6.96%) OO
7 7 (6.09%) BDD
7 7 (6.09%) TDD
8 5 (4.35%) API Integration
9 4 (3.48%) Kanban
9 4 (3.48%) Project Management
9 4 (3.48%) Scrum
9 4 (3.48%) Software Engineering
10 2 (1.74%) Business Development
11 1 (0.87%) Business Analysis
11 1 (0.87%) Content Management
11 1 (0.87%) Data Analysis
11 1 (0.87%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 55 (47.83%) C#
2 35 (30.43%) Java
3 26 (22.61%) C++
4 18 (15.65%) JavaScript
5 17 (14.78%) SQL
6 7 (6.09%) Python
7 6 (5.22%) VB.NET
8 3 (2.61%) PHP
9 2 (1.74%) C
9 2 (1.74%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 62 (53.91%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 14 (12.17%) QA
2 1 (0.87%) SLA
Vendors
1 5 (4.35%) Red Hat
2 2 (1.74%) Microsoft
3 1 (0.87%) IBM
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