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 3 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
3 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Graduate
Rank 64 60 56
Rank change year-on-year
-4 -4
Permanent jobs requiring a Graduate 11 22 16
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Staffordshire 1.79% 2.89% 2.44%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.89% 3.01% 2.51%
Number of salaries quoted 3 17 14
Average salary £22,000 £20,000 £31,250
Average salary % change year-on-year
+10.00% -36.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £20,400 £19,500 £17,600
10% offered a salary of more than £22,800 £21,500 £40,000
UK excluding London average salary £24,500 £22,500 £22,500
% change year-on-year
+8.88% -
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
583 730 638
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Staffordshire 94.64% 95.93% 97.40%
Number of salaries quoted 509 592 548
Average salary £36,000 £35,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.85% -6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £21,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £55,000 £54,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%

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 3 July 2015. 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 -7 6 £21,000 -2.32% 1
Stafford - 4 - -
Burton-upon-Trent +12 1 £23,000 +15.00%
Graduate
West Midlands

Graduate
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Staffordshire

For the 6 months to 3 July 2015, 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 10 (55.56%) C#
1 10 (55.56%) .NET
2 9 (50.00%) CSS
2 9 (50.00%) HTML
2 9 (50.00%) JavaScript
3 7 (38.89%) SQL Server
3 7 (38.89%) ASP.NET
3 7 (38.89%) Microsoft
3 7 (38.89%) Degree
4 6 (33.33%) Google
4 6 (33.33%) SQL
5 5 (27.78%) CRM
5 5 (27.78%) jQuery
5 5 (27.78%) Dynamics CRM
5 5 (27.78%) SC Cleared
5 5 (27.78%) Security Cleared
6 4 (22.22%) Web Application Development
6 4 (22.22%) VB.NET
7 3 (16.67%) XML
7 3 (16.67%) Python
7 3 (16.67%) PHP
7 3 (16.67%) Java
7 3 (16.67%) C++
8 2 (11.11%) Content Management
8 2 (11.11%) Software Engineering
8 2 (11.11%) Computer Science
8 2 (11.11%) MVC
8 2 (11.11%) Business Intelligence
8 2 (11.11%) Hibernate
8 2 (11.11%) Objective-C

Graduate
Top Related IT Skills in Staffordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 3 July 2015, 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.

Application Platforms
1 2 (11.11%) SharePoint
Business Applications
1 5 (27.78%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 2 (11.11%) Google Analytics
1 2 (11.11%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (5.56%) Office 365
2 1 (5.56%) IaaS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (38.89%) SQL Server
2 1 (5.56%) Crystal Reports
2 1 (5.56%) Microsoft Analysis Services
2 1 (5.56%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 1 (5.56%) SQL Server 2005
2 1 (5.56%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 1 (5.56%) SQL Server Analysis Services
2 1 (5.56%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 2 (11.11%) Visual Studio
General
1 1 (5.56%) Games
1 1 (5.56%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (55.56%) .NET
2 9 (50.00%) HTML
2 9 (50.00%) CSS
3 7 (38.89%) ASP.NET
4 5 (27.78%) jQuery
5 3 (16.67%) XML
6 2 (11.11%) Hibernate
6 2 (11.11%) JDBC
6 2 (11.11%) JSP
6 2 (11.11%) Servlets
6 2 (11.11%) Sass
6 2 (11.11%) Twitter Bootstrap
7 1 (5.56%) ASP.NET Web Forms
7 1 (5.56%) WinForms
7 1 (5.56%) Ajax
Miscellaneous
1 2 (11.11%) Computer Science
2 1 (5.56%) Data Structures
2 1 (5.56%) Algorithms
2 1 (5.56%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 1 (5.56%) UNIX
1 1 (5.56%) Windows
1 1 (5.56%) Linux
1 1 (5.56%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (27.78%) CRM
2 4 (22.22%) Web Application Development
3 2 (11.11%) Analytics
3 2 (11.11%) Business Intelligence
3 2 (11.11%) MVC
3 2 (11.11%) OO
3 2 (11.11%) Content Management
3 2 (11.11%) Software Engineering
4 1 (5.56%) Test Scripting
4 1 (5.56%) Manual Testing
4 1 (5.56%) OOP
4 1 (5.56%) Data Modelling
4 1 (5.56%) Agile Software Development
4 1 (5.56%) Mentoring
4 1 (5.56%) SDLC
Programming Languages
1 10 (55.56%) C#
2 9 (50.00%) JavaScript
3 6 (33.33%) SQL
4 4 (22.22%) VB.NET
5 3 (16.67%) PHP
5 3 (16.67%) C++
5 3 (16.67%) Python
5 3 (16.67%) Java
6 2 (11.11%) Objective-C
6 2 (11.11%) COBOL
7 1 (5.56%) VC++
7 1 (5.56%) T-SQL
7 1 (5.56%) VB
Qualifications
1 7 (38.89%) Degree
2 5 (27.78%) SC Cleared
2 5 (27.78%) Security Cleared
3 1 (5.56%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (5.56%) QA
System Software
1 1 (5.56%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 1 (5.56%) SCCM
1 1 (5.56%) SCOM
1 1 (5.56%) SCVMM
Vendors
1 7 (38.89%) Microsoft
2 6 (33.33%) Google
3 2 (11.11%) Oracle
Staffordshire
Stem Graduates
Salary: £16000 - £24000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Lichfield
Computer Futures
Salary: £20000 - £25000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 5 days ago
Stoke-On-Trent, Staffordshire
Uniting Ambition
Salary: £20k per year + benefits
Posted: 6 days ago