The table below looks at the statistics for the Graduate role in IT jobs advertised for the Staffordshire 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 19 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
19 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Graduate
Rank 74 31 51
Rank change year-on-year
-43 +20
Permanent jobs requiring a Graduate 6 35 12
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Staffordshire 0.83% 5.45% 2.45%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.83% 5.64% 2.52%
Number of salaries quoted 4 33 12
Average salary £19,250 £20,000 £17,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-3.75% +14.28%
90% offered a salary of more than £19,000 £17,300 £16,000
10% offered a salary of more than £20,900 £25,000 £24,900
UK excluding London average salary £23,000 £22,500 £23,000
% change year-on-year
+2.22% -2.17%
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
719 621 477
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Staffordshire 98.90% 96.73% 97.35%
Number of salaries quoted 576 526 398
Average salary £35,000 £32,500 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.69% -13.33%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £20,500 £18,985
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £55,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year
- +5.26%

Graduate
Jobs Demand Trend in Staffordshire

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

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 average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Graduate within the Staffordshire region over the 3 months to 19 September 2014. 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
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Average Salary
Last 3 Months
Average Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Stoke-on-Trent -10 3 £19,500 -2.50%
Tamworth -1 1 £19,000 -5.00%
Lichfield - 1 - - 1
Graduate
West Midlands

Graduate
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Staffordshire

For the 6 months to 19 September 2014, IT jobs across the Staffordshire 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 25 (83.33%) Degree
2 19 (63.33%) SQL Server
3 17 (56.67%) SQL
4 16 (53.33%) .NET
5 8 (26.67%) Security Testing
6 7 (23.33%) Ethical Hacking
6 7 (23.33%) C#
7 6 (20.00%) Java
7 6 (20.00%) PHP
7 6 (20.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 6 (20.00%) SQL Server 2005
7 6 (20.00%) Git (software)
8 5 (16.67%) Continuous Integration
8 5 (16.67%) Mathematics
8 5 (16.67%) Symfony
8 5 (16.67%) jQuery
8 5 (16.67%) SQL Server 2008
8 5 (16.67%) REST
8 5 (16.67%) TeamCity
8 5 (16.67%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 5 (16.67%) .NET Framework
8 5 (16.67%) Automated Testing
8 5 (16.67%) Data Management
8 5 (16.67%) SQL Server 2000
8 5 (16.67%) Agile Software Development
8 5 (16.67%) TDD
8 5 (16.67%) C++
8 5 (16.67%) SOAP
8 5 (16.67%) MS Excel
8 5 (16.67%) OOP

Graduate
Top Related IT Skills in Staffordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 19 September 2014, IT jobs across the Staffordshire 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.

Applications
1 5 (16.67%) MS Excel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 19 (63.33%) SQL Server
2 6 (20.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 6 (20.00%) SQL Server 2005
3 5 (16.67%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 5 (16.67%) SQL Server 2008
3 5 (16.67%) SQL Server 2000
4 2 (6.67%) Data Warehouse
5 1 (3.33%) Relational Database
5 1 (3.33%) OLAP
5 1 (3.33%) Crystal Reports
5 1 (3.33%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 6 (20.00%) Git (software)
2 5 (16.67%) TeamCity
3 1 (3.33%) Subversion
3 1 (3.33%) Team Foundation Server
3 1 (3.33%) Mercurial
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 16 (53.33%) .NET
2 5 (16.67%) SOAP
2 5 (16.67%) .NET Framework
2 5 (16.67%) Symfony
2 5 (16.67%) jQuery
2 5 (16.67%) REST
3 2 (6.67%) ASP.NET
4 1 (3.33%) CSS
4 1 (3.33%) WinForms
4 1 (3.33%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 5 (16.67%) Mathematics
2 2 (6.67%) Computer Science
3 1 (3.33%) Data Protection Act
Operating Systems
1 2 (6.67%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (26.67%) Security Testing
2 7 (23.33%) Ethical Hacking
3 5 (16.67%) Agile Software Development
3 5 (16.67%) TDD
3 5 (16.67%) Data Management
3 5 (16.67%) OOP
3 5 (16.67%) Continuous Integration
3 5 (16.67%) Automated Testing
4 4 (13.33%) Information Security
5 2 (6.67%) ETL
6 1 (3.33%) Business Intelligence
6 1 (3.33%) E-Commerce
6 1 (3.33%) Data Modelling
6 1 (3.33%) Data Analysis
6 1 (3.33%) Software Engineering
6 1 (3.33%) Web Development
6 1 (3.33%) Data Protection
6 1 (3.33%) Network Architecture
6 1 (3.33%) Software Deployment
Programming Languages
1 17 (56.67%) SQL
2 7 (23.33%) C#
3 6 (20.00%) Java
3 6 (20.00%) PHP
4 5 (16.67%) C++
5 3 (10.00%) VB.NET
5 3 (10.00%) T-SQL
6 1 (3.33%) VB
6 1 (3.33%) Python
6 1 (3.33%) VB6
6 1 (3.33%) Ruby
6 1 (3.33%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 25 (83.33%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (3.33%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 1 (3.33%) PCI DSS
Vendors
1 1 (3.33%) Oracle
Lichfield, Staffordshire
TribePost.co.uk
Salary: Circa £15k+
Posted: 3 days ago