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 5 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
5 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Graduate
Rank 106 112 88
Rank change year-on-year
+6 -24
Permanent jobs requiring a Graduate 23 9 19
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Birmingham 1.14% 0.51% 1.28%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.19% 0.52% 1.33%
Number of salaries quoted 19 7 16
Average salary £25,000 £20,000 £19,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+25.00% +5.26%
90% offered a salary of more than £19,600 £18,000 £17,750
10% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £29,900 £32,500
UK excluding London average salary £25,000 £23,000 £22,500
% change year-on-year
+8.69% +2.22%
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
1930 1724 1431
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Birmingham 95.92% 96.80% 96.62%
Number of salaries quoted 1615 1559 1238
Average salary £42,000 £40,000 £41,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.00% -2.43%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £24,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £55,000 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+5.00% -

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
Salary Histogram in Birmingham

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Graduate across the Birmingham region over the 3 months to 5 February 2016.

Graduate Salary Histogram in Birmingham

Graduate
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Birmingham

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, 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 29 (45.31%) HTML
2 27 (42.19%) CSS
2 27 (42.19%) Agile Software Development
3 26 (40.63%) Degree
4 21 (32.81%) PHP
5 20 (31.25%) OO
5 20 (31.25%) jQuery
5 20 (31.25%) REST
5 20 (31.25%) Mentoring
6 18 (28.13%) SQL
7 17 (26.56%) JavaScript
8 16 (25.00%) Microsoft
8 16 (25.00%) HTML5
9 14 (21.88%) MVC
10 13 (20.31%) RESTful
10 13 (20.31%) Network Security
10 13 (20.31%) Security Cleared
10 13 (20.31%) OWASP
10 13 (20.31%) Git (software)
10 13 (20.31%) CSS3
10 13 (20.31%) Laravel
10 13 (20.31%) Database Security
10 13 (20.31%) Cybersecurity
10 13 (20.31%) OO PHP
11 11 (17.19%) .NET
11 11 (17.19%) Windows
11 11 (17.19%) Business Analysis
11 11 (17.19%) PCI DSS
12 10 (15.63%) Presales
12 10 (15.63%) XML

Graduate
Top Related IT Skills in Birmingham by Category

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, 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 7 (10.94%) Apache
1 7 (10.94%) nginx
2 1 (1.56%) SAS
Applications
1 6 (9.38%) MS Excel
2 2 (3.13%) MS Office
3 1 (1.56%) Acrobat
Business Applications
1 7 (10.94%) Magento
2 2 (3.13%) Dynamics AX
2 2 (3.13%) Dynamics NAV
Cloud Services
1 6 (9.38%) Cloud Computing
1 6 (9.38%) IaaS
1 6 (9.38%) Microsoft Azure
1 6 (9.38%) PaaS
2 3 (4.69%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 13 (20.31%) Network Security
2 2 (3.13%) Firewall
2 2 (3.13%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (12.50%) SQL Server
2 7 (10.94%) MySQL
3 2 (3.13%) MS Access
4 1 (1.56%) RDBMS
4 1 (1.56%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 13 (20.31%) Git (software)
2 3 (4.69%) Bitbucket
2 3 (4.69%) Subversion
3 2 (3.13%) Visual Studio
3 2 (3.13%) VSS/SourceSafe
4 1 (1.56%) JIRA
4 1 (1.56%) Zephyr
General
1 8 (12.50%) Games
2 6 (9.38%) Finance
3 4 (6.25%) Electronics
3 4 (6.25%) Manufacturing
3 4 (6.25%) Retail
4 1 (1.56%) Banking
4 1 (1.56%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 29 (45.31%) HTML
2 27 (42.19%) CSS
3 20 (31.25%) jQuery
3 20 (31.25%) REST
4 16 (25.00%) HTML5
5 13 (20.31%) CSS3
5 13 (20.31%) Laravel
5 13 (20.31%) RESTful
6 11 (17.19%) .NET
7 10 (15.63%) XML
8 8 (12.50%) ASP.NET
9 7 (10.94%) JSON
9 7 (10.94%) LAMP
9 7 (10.94%) LEMP Stack
9 7 (10.94%) Symfony
9 7 (10.94%) Zend Framework
10 3 (4.69%) HTML5 Canvas
10 3 (4.69%) WebGL
11 2 (3.13%) XSD
12 1 (1.56%) ASP.NET MVC
Miscellaneous
1 6 (9.38%) Computer Science
1 6 (9.38%) Public Cloud
2 4 (6.25%) Driving Licence
2 4 (6.25%) Economics
2 4 (6.25%) Mathematics
3 3 (4.69%) User Experience
4 2 (3.13%) Analytical Skills
4 2 (3.13%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
4 2 (3.13%) Physics
5 1 (1.56%) Mobile App
5 1 (1.56%) Statistics
Operating Systems
1 11 (17.19%) Windows
2 7 (10.94%) Debian
2 7 (10.94%) Linux
2 7 (10.94%) Ubuntu
3 6 (9.38%) Windows 10
4 3 (4.69%) Windows Server
4 3 (4.69%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 27 (42.19%) Agile Software Development
2 20 (31.25%) Mentoring
2 20 (31.25%) OO
3 14 (21.88%) MVC
4 13 (20.31%) Cybersecurity
4 13 (20.31%) Database Security
4 13 (20.31%) OO PHP
4 13 (20.31%) OWASP
5 11 (17.19%) Business Analysis
6 10 (15.63%) Presales
7 9 (14.06%) E-Commerce
8 8 (12.50%) Open Source
9 7 (10.94%) OOD
9 7 (10.94%) Performance Optimisation
9 7 (10.94%) Scrum
9 7 (10.94%) Web Application Development
9 7 (10.94%) Web Development
10 5 (7.81%) Project Management
11 4 (6.25%) Software Engineering
12 2 (3.13%) Asset Management
Programming Languages
1 21 (32.81%) PHP
2 18 (28.13%) SQL
3 17 (26.56%) JavaScript
4 10 (15.63%) C#
5 7 (10.94%) PHP 5
6 6 (9.38%) Java
7 4 (6.25%) C++
7 4 (6.25%) VBA
8 3 (4.69%) C
8 3 (4.69%) VB.NET
9 1 (1.56%) Perl
9 1 (1.56%) Python
9 1 (1.56%) VB
Qualifications
1 26 (40.63%) Degree
2 13 (20.31%) Security Cleared
3 6 (9.38%) MCSE
3 6 (9.38%) Microsoft Certification
4 3 (4.69%) ISTQB
5 2 (3.13%) ISEB
6 1 (1.56%) CFA
6 1 (1.56%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (17.19%) PCI DSS
2 1 (1.56%) QA
System Software
1 3 (4.69%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 16 (25.00%) Microsoft
2 7 (10.94%) Google
2 7 (10.94%) Zend
3 2 (3.13%) Sage
4 1 (1.56%) hybris
4 1 (1.56%) Oracle
4 1 (1.56%) ServiceNow
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