The statistics below represent IT jobs advertised across the Staffordshire region that had Graduate featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the salaries offered over the 3 months to 4 May 2016 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
4 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Graduate
Rank 44 71 54
Rank change year-on-year
+27 -17
Permanent jobs requiring a Graduate 27 7 24
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Staffordshire 4.43% 1.08% 3.92%
As % of the Job Titles category 4.53% 1.10% 3.94%
Number of salaries quoted 23 6 20
Median salary £24,000 £19,500 £20,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+23.07% -2.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £19,000 £19,000 £19,450
10% offered a salary of more than £27,300 £21,250 £21,500
UK excluding London median salary £25,000 £25,000 £23,000
% change year-on-year
- +8.69%
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 Staffordshire 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
Staffordshire
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
596 637 609
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Staffordshire 97.87% 98.30% 99.35%
Number of salaries quoted 528 577 483
Median salary £35,000 £37,500 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-6.66% +7.14%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £22,500 £21,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £55,000 £57,500
UK excluding London median salary £41,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.75% -

Graduate
Jobs Demand Trend in Staffordshire

The demand trend of job ads across the Staffordshire region that featured Graduate in the job title.

Graduate Jobs Demand Trend in Staffordshire

Graduate
Salary Trend in Staffordshire

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

Graduate Salary Trend in Staffordshire

Graduate
Job Locations in Staffordshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Graduate within the Staffordshire region over the 3 months to 4 May 2016. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Stoke-on-Trent +12 14 £24,000 +20.00%
Tamworth - 8 £27,500 - 1
Stafford +4 3 £19,000 -5.00%
Burton-upon-Trent - 1 £26,500 -
Lichfield - 1 - -
Graduate
West Midlands

Graduate Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Staffordshire

For the 6 months to 4 May 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 Staffordshire region featuring Graduate in the job title.

1 38 (70.37%) Degree
2 25 (46.30%) SQL
3 21 (38.89%) Java
3 21 (38.89%) Computer Science
4 19 (35.19%) C++
5 18 (33.33%) C#
5 18 (33.33%) .NET
6 16 (29.63%) Microsoft
7 15 (27.78%) Microsoft Certification
8 14 (25.93%) VB
8 14 (25.93%) HTML
9 12 (22.22%) C
9 12 (22.22%) PHP
10 11 (20.37%) VB6
10 11 (20.37%) PL/SQL
10 11 (20.37%) Oracle
10 11 (20.37%) VBScript
11 10 (18.52%) VB.NET
12 8 (14.81%) OOP
12 8 (14.81%) OO
13 7 (12.96%) CCNA
13 7 (12.96%) Cisco Certification
13 7 (12.96%) .NET Framework
14 6 (11.11%) HP
14 6 (11.11%) Firewall
14 6 (11.11%) LAN
14 6 (11.11%) WAN
14 6 (11.11%) VPN
15 5 (9.26%) N-Tier
15 5 (9.26%) MS Excel

Graduate Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in Staffordshire 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 3 (5.56%) SharePoint
Applications
1 5 (9.26%) MS Excel
2 1 (1.85%) AutoCAD
2 1 (1.85%) SOLIDWORKS
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.85%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 6 (11.11%) Firewall
1 6 (11.11%) LAN
1 6 (11.11%) VPN
1 6 (11.11%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (7.41%) SQL Server
2 3 (5.56%) Relational Database
2 3 (5.56%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 2 (3.70%) SQL Server 2008
4 1 (1.85%) MySQL
4 1 (1.85%) OLTP
4 1 (1.85%) RDBMS
4 1 (1.85%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 2 (3.70%) Visual Studio
General
1 3 (5.56%) Games
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 18 (33.33%) .NET
2 14 (25.93%) HTML
3 7 (12.96%) .NET Framework
4 3 (5.56%) CSS
4 3 (5.56%) CSS3
4 3 (5.56%) HTML5
5 2 (3.70%) WCF
5 2 (3.70%) WPF
6 1 (1.85%) AngularJS
6 1 (1.85%) JPA
6 1 (1.85%) Spring
6 1 (1.85%) Spring MVC
Miscellaneous
1 21 (38.89%) Computer Science
2 5 (9.26%) N-Tier
3 2 (3.70%) EPoS
4 1 (1.85%) Cryptography
4 1 (1.85%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 3 (5.56%) Windows
2 1 (1.85%) Linux
2 1 (1.85%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (14.81%) OO
1 8 (14.81%) OOP
2 4 (7.41%) User Acceptance Testing
3 3 (5.56%) MVC
3 3 (5.56%) Software Engineering
3 3 (5.56%) Test Scripting
4 2 (3.70%) Agile Software Development
4 2 (3.70%) Continuous Improvement
4 2 (3.70%) ITIL
4 2 (3.70%) Performance Analysis
4 2 (3.70%) SDLC
4 2 (3.70%) Software Testing
4 2 (3.70%) Web Development
5 1 (1.85%) CAD
5 1 (1.85%) Capacity Planning
5 1 (1.85%) Database Mirroring
5 1 (1.85%) High Availability
5 1 (1.85%) Open Source
5 1 (1.85%) Security Testing
5 1 (1.85%) Web Application Development
Programming Languages
1 25 (46.30%) SQL
2 21 (38.89%) Java
3 19 (35.19%) C++
4 18 (33.33%) C#
5 14 (25.93%) VB
6 12 (22.22%) C
6 12 (22.22%) PHP
7 11 (20.37%) PL/SQL
7 11 (20.37%) VB6
7 11 (20.37%) VBScript
8 10 (18.52%) VB.NET
9 3 (5.56%) JavaScript
10 2 (3.70%) T-SQL
11 1 (1.85%) Go
11 1 (1.85%) Python
Qualifications
1 38 (70.37%) Degree
2 15 (27.78%) Microsoft Certification
3 7 (12.96%) CCNA
3 7 (12.96%) Cisco Certification
4 3 (5.56%) MCSD
5 2 (3.70%) MCSE
6 1 (1.85%) CCNP
6 1 (1.85%) MCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (5.56%) QA
Vendors
1 16 (29.63%) Microsoft
2 11 (20.37%) Oracle
3 6 (11.11%) HP
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