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 18 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
18 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Graduate
Rank 20 13 7
Rank change year-on-year
-7 -6
Permanent jobs requiring a Graduate 4 5 2
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Redditch 5.33% 10.42% 13.33%
As % of the Job Titles category 5.33% 10.64% 16.67%
Number of salaries quoted 4 5 2
Average salary £21,500 £25,000 £25,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-14.00% -
UK excluding London average salary £23,000 £22,500 £23,000
% change year-on-year
+2.22% -2.17%
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
75 47 12
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Redditch 100.00% 97.92% 80.00%
Number of salaries quoted 66 41 12
Average salary £30,000 £35,000 £26,750
Average salary % change year-on-year
-14.28% +30.84%
90% offered a salary of more than £21,000 £25,000 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £42,500 £37,500 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year
- +5.26%

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 30 Related IT Skills in Redditch

For the 6 months to 18 September 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 (63.64%) JavaScript
1 7 (63.64%) SQL Server
2 6 (54.55%) C#
3 5 (45.45%) PHP
3 5 (45.45%) Degree
4 4 (36.36%) jQuery
4 4 (36.36%) HTML
4 4 (36.36%) .NET
4 4 (36.36%) CSS
4 4 (36.36%) E-Commerce
5 3 (27.27%) SharePoint
5 3 (27.27%) SEO
5 3 (27.27%) ASP.NET
5 3 (27.27%) SQL
5 3 (27.27%) Agile Software Development
5 3 (27.27%) Ajax
5 3 (27.27%) Marketing
5 3 (27.27%) Web Development
6 2 (18.18%) Computer Science
6 2 (18.18%) C++
7 1 (9.09%) Microsoft
7 1 (9.09%) Adobe
7 1 (9.09%) Macromedia
7 1 (9.09%) Fireworks
7 1 (9.09%) Games
7 1 (9.09%) Adobe Illustrator
7 1 (9.09%) Web Design
7 1 (9.09%) Java
7 1 (9.09%) ActionScript
7 1 (9.09%) Photoshop

Graduate
Top Related IT Skills in Redditch by Category

For the 6 months to 18 September 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 (27.27%) SharePoint
2 1 (9.09%) Drupal
Applications
1 1 (9.09%) Fireworks
1 1 (9.09%) Adobe Illustrator
1 1 (9.09%) Photoshop
1 1 (9.09%) MS Excel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (63.64%) SQL Server
2 1 (9.09%) Crystal Reports
General
1 3 (27.27%) Marketing
2 1 (9.09%) Games
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (36.36%) jQuery
1 4 (36.36%) HTML
1 4 (36.36%) .NET
1 4 (36.36%) CSS
2 3 (27.27%) ASP.NET
2 3 (27.27%) Ajax
3 1 (9.09%) XML
3 1 (9.09%) Flash
3 1 (9.09%) HTML5
3 1 (9.09%) CSS3
Miscellaneous
1 2 (18.18%) Computer Science
2 1 (9.09%) Social Media
2 1 (9.09%) Motion Graphics
2 1 (9.09%) User Experience
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (36.36%) E-Commerce
2 3 (27.27%) SEO
2 3 (27.27%) Agile Software Development
2 3 (27.27%) Web Development
3 1 (9.09%) Web Design
3 1 (9.09%) OOP
3 1 (9.09%) OO
3 1 (9.09%) Data Management
3 1 (9.09%) Content Management
3 1 (9.09%) Software Engineering
3 1 (9.09%) Responsive Web Design
Programming Languages
1 7 (63.64%) JavaScript
2 6 (54.55%) C#
3 5 (45.45%) PHP
4 3 (27.27%) SQL
5 2 (18.18%) C++
6 1 (9.09%) Java
6 1 (9.09%) ActionScript
6 1 (9.09%) ActionScript 3.0
Qualifications
1 5 (45.45%) Degree
2 1 (9.09%) HND
Vendors
1 1 (9.09%) Microsoft
1 1 (9.09%) Adobe
1 1 (9.09%) Macromedia