The table below looks at the statistics for the Graduate role in IT jobs advertised for the Redditch 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 30 October 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
30 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Graduate
Rank 28 15 15
Rank change year-on-year
-13 0
Permanent jobs requiring a Graduate 1 1 5
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Redditch 1.18% 2.04% 14.29%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.18% 2.22% 14.29%
Number of salaries quoted 1 1 5
Average salary £20,000 £29,500 £25,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-32.20% +18.00%
UK excluding London average salary £23,000 £22,500 £23,500
% change year-on-year
+2.22% -4.25%
Graduate
Worcestershire

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in permanent jobs advertised in the Redditch 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
Redditch
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
85 45 35
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Redditch 100.00% 91.84% 100.00%
Number of salaries quoted 78 44 34
Average salary £30,000 £32,500 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-7.69% -13.33%
90% offered a salary of more than £21,000 £25,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £44,500 £47,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%

Graduate
Jobs Demand Trend in Redditch

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Graduate in the job title across the Redditch region as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

Graduate Jobs Demand Trend in Redditch

Graduate
Salary Trend in Redditch

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Graduate across the Redditch region.

Graduate Salary Trend in Redditch

Graduate
Top 27 Related IT Skills in Redditch

For the 6 months to 30 October 2014, IT jobs across the Redditch 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 7 (87.50%) SQL Server
2 6 (75.00%) JavaScript
3 5 (62.50%) C#
4 4 (50.00%) .NET
4 4 (50.00%) Degree
4 4 (50.00%) PHP
5 3 (37.50%) SQL
5 3 (37.50%) HTML
5 3 (37.50%) ASP.NET
5 3 (37.50%) CSS
5 3 (37.50%) SharePoint
5 3 (37.50%) E-Commerce
5 3 (37.50%) jQuery
5 3 (37.50%) Ajax
5 3 (37.50%) Web Development
5 3 (37.50%) Agile Software Development
6 2 (25.00%) Computer Science
7 1 (12.50%) Data Management
7 1 (12.50%) Software Engineering
7 1 (12.50%) Microsoft
7 1 (12.50%) HND
7 1 (12.50%) OOP
7 1 (12.50%) OO
7 1 (12.50%) MS Excel
7 1 (12.50%) Java
7 1 (12.50%) C++
7 1 (12.50%) Crystal Reports

Graduate
Top Related IT Skills in Redditch by Category

For the 6 months to 30 October 2014, IT jobs across the Redditch 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 3 (37.50%) SharePoint
Applications
1 1 (12.50%) MS Excel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (87.50%) SQL Server
2 1 (12.50%) Crystal Reports
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (50.00%) .NET
2 3 (37.50%) ASP.NET
2 3 (37.50%) CSS
2 3 (37.50%) Ajax
2 3 (37.50%) jQuery
2 3 (37.50%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 2 (25.00%) Computer Science
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (37.50%) E-Commerce
1 3 (37.50%) Agile Software Development
1 3 (37.50%) Web Development
2 1 (12.50%) OOP
2 1 (12.50%) OO
2 1 (12.50%) Data Management
2 1 (12.50%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 6 (75.00%) JavaScript
2 5 (62.50%) C#
3 4 (50.00%) PHP
4 3 (37.50%) SQL
5 1 (12.50%) C++
5 1 (12.50%) Java
Qualifications
1 4 (50.00%) Degree
2 1 (12.50%) HND
Vendors
1 1 (12.50%) Microsoft