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 21 January 2017 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
21 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Graduate
West Midlands / Staffordshire
Rank 58 43 59
Rank change year-on-year
-15 +16
Permanent jobs requiring a Graduate 10 26 10
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Staffordshire 1.95% 4.33% 1.77%
As % of the Job Titles category 2.00% 4.36% 1.81%
Number of salaries quoted 10 23 10
Median salary £25,000 £24,000 £20,750
Median salary % change year-on-year
+4.16% +15.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,000 £21,100 £19,950
10% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £26,250 £21,100
UK excluding London median salary £25,000 £25,000 £23,000
% change year-on-year
- +8.69%

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
499 596 553
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Staffordshire 97.27% 99.33% 98.05%
Number of salaries quoted 412 533 480
Median salary £37,500 £35,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+7.14% -6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £22,500 £22,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £50,000 £50,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+1.19% +5.00%

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 21 January 2017. 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 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
Stafford -4 4 £25,500 +27.50%
Stoke-on-Trent -16 3 £25,000 +4.16% 1
Tamworth +4 1 £27,500 +4.76%
Cannock - 1 £27,500 -
Leek - 1 £23,000 -
Graduate
West Midlands

Graduate Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Staffordshire

For the 6 months to 21 January 2017, 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 10 (50.00%) C#
2 9 (45.00%) HTML
2 9 (45.00%) .NET
3 8 (40.00%) ASP.NET
3 8 (40.00%) CSS
4 5 (25.00%) Web Development
5 4 (20.00%) Information Security
5 4 (20.00%) Photoshop
5 4 (20.00%) JavaScript
5 4 (20.00%) Microsoft
5 4 (20.00%) MVC
6 3 (15.00%) ASP.NET MVC
6 3 (15.00%) HTML5
6 3 (15.00%) Microsoft Certification
6 3 (15.00%) SQL
6 3 (15.00%) SQL Server
6 3 (15.00%) Ethical Hacking
7 2 (10.00%) Penetration Testing
7 2 (10.00%) Degree
7 2 (10.00%) VB.NET
7 2 (10.00%) PHP
7 2 (10.00%) MCSE
7 2 (10.00%) CRM
7 2 (10.00%) Cloud Computing
7 2 (10.00%) Digital Marketing
7 2 (10.00%) Marketing
8 1 (5.00%) ASP.NET MVC 5
8 1 (5.00%) WordPress
8 1 (5.00%) Dynamics CRM
8 1 (5.00%) jQuery

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 1 (5.00%) CMS
1 1 (5.00%) SharePoint
1 1 (5.00%) WordPress
Applications
1 4 (20.00%) Photoshop
2 1 (5.00%) Adobe Illustrator
Business Applications
1 1 (5.00%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 2 (10.00%) Cloud Computing
2 1 (5.00%) GitHub
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (15.00%) SQL Server
2 1 (5.00%) RDBMS
2 1 (5.00%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 1 (5.00%) Atlassian Bamboo
1 1 (5.00%) Bitbucket
1 1 (5.00%) JIRA
1 1 (5.00%) Visual Studio
General
1 2 (10.00%) Marketing
2 1 (5.00%) Finance
2 1 (5.00%) Financial Institution
2 1 (5.00%) Manufacturing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (45.00%) .NET
1 9 (45.00%) HTML
2 8 (40.00%) ASP.NET
2 8 (40.00%) CSS
3 3 (15.00%) ASP.NET MVC
3 3 (15.00%) HTML5
4 1 (5.00%) ASP.NET MVC 5
4 1 (5.00%) ASP.NET Web Forms
4 1 (5.00%) CodeIgniter
4 1 (5.00%) CSS3
4 1 (5.00%) jQuery
Miscellaneous
1 1 (5.00%) Computer Science
1 1 (5.00%) Enterprise Software
1 1 (5.00%) iPad
1 1 (5.00%) Life Science
1 1 (5.00%) Mathematics
1 1 (5.00%) Physics
1 1 (5.00%) User Experience
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (25.00%) Web Development
2 4 (20.00%) Information Security
2 4 (20.00%) MVC
3 3 (15.00%) Ethical Hacking
4 2 (10.00%) CRM
4 2 (10.00%) Digital Marketing
4 2 (10.00%) Penetration Testing
5 1 (5.00%) Campaign Management
5 1 (5.00%) MVVM
5 1 (5.00%) OO
5 1 (5.00%) OOP
5 1 (5.00%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 10 (50.00%) C#
2 4 (20.00%) JavaScript
3 3 (15.00%) SQL
4 2 (10.00%) PHP
4 2 (10.00%) VB.NET
5 1 (5.00%) C++
5 1 (5.00%) Java
Qualifications
1 3 (15.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 2 (10.00%) Degree
2 2 (10.00%) MCSE
Vendors
1 4 (20.00%) Microsoft