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

Location
3 months to
31 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Graduate
Rank 96 107 106
Rank change year-on-year
+11 -1
Permanent jobs requiring a Graduate 32 25 25
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Birmingham 1.61% 1.17% 1.17%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.72% 1.24% 1.25%
Number of salaries quoted 27 22 24
Average salary £25,000 £21,250 £22,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+17.64% -5.55%
90% offered a salary of more than £19,200 £19,000 £19,000
10% offered a salary of more than £27,000 £26,250 £25,000
UK excluding London average salary £23,500 £22,500 £22,500
% change year-on-year
+4.44% -
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
1861 2012 1996
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Birmingham 93.85% 94.33% 93.66%
Number of salaries quoted 1580 1707 1786
Average salary £42,500 £43,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-1.16% +1.17%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £26,250 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £65,000 £67,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £39,000
% change year-on-year
- +2.56%

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 31 August 2015.

Graduate Salary Histogram in Birmingham

Graduate
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Birmingham

For the 6 months to 31 August 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 35 (48.61%) .NET
2 32 (44.44%) C#
3 29 (40.28%) HTML
4 28 (38.89%) JavaScript
4 28 (38.89%) Microsoft
5 27 (37.50%) Degree
6 24 (33.33%) CSS
7 23 (31.94%) Computer Science
8 22 (30.56%) ASP.NET
9 19 (26.39%) Software Engineering
10 18 (25.00%) Java
10 18 (25.00%) VB.NET
11 17 (23.61%) SQL Server
11 17 (23.61%) SQL
11 17 (23.61%) Agile Software Development
12 15 (20.83%) MVC
13 13 (18.06%) PHP
13 13 (18.06%) MySQL
13 13 (18.06%) Git (software)
14 12 (16.67%) RDBMS
14 12 (16.67%) Relational Database
15 11 (15.28%) Web Application Development
15 11 (15.28%) OO
16 9 (12.50%) Windows
16 9 (12.50%) Visual Studio
16 9 (12.50%) C++
16 9 (12.50%) ASP.NET MVC
16 9 (12.50%) TDD
17 8 (11.11%) Microsoft Azure
17 8 (11.11%) WCF

Graduate
Top Related IT Skills in Birmingham by Category

For the 6 months to 31 August 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 6 (8.33%) Node.js
2 2 (2.78%) SharePoint 2013
2 2 (2.78%) Apache
2 2 (2.78%) SharePoint
3 1 (1.39%) CMS
Applications
1 3 (4.17%) MS Excel
2 2 (2.78%) MS Office
3 1 (1.39%) Acrobat
3 1 (1.39%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 2 (2.78%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 8 (11.11%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (2.78%) PaaS
2 2 (2.78%) Cloud Computing
3 1 (1.39%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 8 (11.11%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 17 (23.61%) SQL Server
2 13 (18.06%) MySQL
3 12 (16.67%) Relational Database
3 12 (16.67%) RDBMS
4 5 (6.94%) NoSQL
5 1 (1.39%) Big Data
5 1 (1.39%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 13 (18.06%) Git (software)
2 9 (12.50%) Visual Studio
3 5 (6.94%) Subversion
4 3 (4.17%) Hudson
5 2 (2.78%) VSS/SourceSafe
6 1 (1.39%) NUnit
6 1 (1.39%) TeamCity
6 1 (1.39%) MSTest
6 1 (1.39%) Rhino Mocks
6 1 (1.39%) Moq
6 1 (1.39%) Jasmine
6 1 (1.39%) Bitbucket
General
1 3 (4.17%) Finance
1 3 (4.17%) Marketing
2 2 (2.78%) Games
3 1 (1.39%) Manufacturing
3 1 (1.39%) Advertising
3 1 (1.39%) Electronics
3 1 (1.39%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 35 (48.61%) .NET
2 29 (40.28%) HTML
3 24 (33.33%) CSS
4 22 (30.56%) ASP.NET
5 9 (12.50%) ASP.NET MVC
6 8 (11.11%) XML
6 8 (11.11%) WCF
7 7 (9.72%) HTML5
8 6 (8.33%) .NET Framework
8 6 (8.33%) RESTful
9 5 (6.94%) ASP.NET Web API
10 4 (5.56%) AngularJS
11 3 (4.17%) HTML5 Canvas
11 3 (4.17%) WebGL
11 3 (4.17%) KnockoutJS
11 3 (4.17%) jQuery
12 2 (2.78%) Apache Flex
12 2 (2.78%) XSD
12 2 (2.78%) Razor View Engine
12 2 (2.78%) ASP.NET MVC 4
Miscellaneous
1 23 (31.94%) Computer Science
2 6 (8.33%) Semantic Web
3 5 (6.94%) Private Cloud
4 2 (2.78%) Public Cloud
4 2 (2.78%) Mathematics
4 2 (2.78%) User Experience
5 1 (1.39%) Analytical Skills
5 1 (1.39%) Algorithms
5 1 (1.39%) GIS
5 1 (1.39%) Visualisation
5 1 (1.39%) Inversion of Control
5 1 (1.39%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 9 (12.50%) Windows
2 2 (2.78%) Linux
2 2 (2.78%) Android
2 2 (2.78%) Apple iOS
3 1 (1.39%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (26.39%) Software Engineering
2 17 (23.61%) Agile Software Development
3 15 (20.83%) MVC
4 11 (15.28%) OO
4 11 (15.28%) Web Application Development
5 9 (12.50%) TDD
6 8 (11.11%) Open Source
7 7 (9.72%) Mentoring
8 6 (8.33%) BDD
9 3 (4.17%) Web Development
10 2 (2.78%) Project Management
10 2 (2.78%) CRM
10 2 (2.78%) UML
10 2 (2.78%) Scrum
11 1 (1.39%) Continuous Improvement
11 1 (1.39%) Coaching
11 1 (1.39%) Mobile Development
11 1 (1.39%) Dependency Injection
11 1 (1.39%) MVVM
11 1 (1.39%) Asset Management
Programming Languages
1 32 (44.44%) C#
2 28 (38.89%) JavaScript
3 18 (25.00%) Java
3 18 (25.00%) VB.NET
4 17 (23.61%) SQL
5 13 (18.06%) PHP
6 9 (12.50%) C++
7 6 (8.33%) Ruby
8 5 (6.94%) C
8 5 (6.94%) VB
9 1 (1.39%) PHP5
9 1 (1.39%) PHP4
9 1 (1.39%) VBA
9 1 (1.39%) Python
Qualifications
1 27 (37.50%) Degree
2 8 (11.11%) Microsoft Certification
3 5 (6.94%) MCSE
4 3 (4.17%) Security Cleared
5 2 (2.78%) SC Cleared
6 1 (1.39%) MCSD
6 1 (1.39%) CIMA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (2.78%) QA
System Software
1 5 (6.94%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 5 (6.94%) SCCM
1 5 (6.94%) SCOM
1 5 (6.94%) SCVMM
Vendors
1 28 (38.89%) Microsoft
2 5 (6.94%) Oracle
3 1 (1.39%) Google
3 1 (1.39%) Zend
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