The first table below looks at the demand 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 18 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Job Titles advertised for the Staffordshire region.

Location
3 months to
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Graduate
Rank 53 38 51
Rank change year-on-year
-15 +13
Permanent jobs requiring a Graduate 18 31 12
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Staffordshire 3.05% 5.53% 2.12%
As % of the Job Titles category 3.09% 5.70% 2.20%
Number of salaries quoted 15 29 12
Average salary £20,000 £18,500 £23,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+8.10% -21.27%
90% offered a salary of more than £19,200 £16,000 £20,200
10% offered a salary of more than £21,500 £25,000 £25,000
UK excluding London average salary £23,000 £23,500 £23,500
% change year-on-year
-2.12% -
Job Titles Category
Staffordshire
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
582 544 546
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Staffordshire 98.64% 96.97% 96.30%
Number of salaries quoted 468 458 453
Average salary £36,000 £34,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.88% -15.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,000 £16,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £55,000 £51,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £38,325 £38,000
% change year-on-year
+4.37% +0.85%
Graduate
West Midlands

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 18 April 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
(Click each for more statistics)
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
Find
Job
Vacancies
Burton-upon-Trent 0 8 £20,000 -4.76% 1
Stoke-on-Trent -3 6 £20,500 - 3
Stafford -15 2 £21,500 +34.37%
Graduate
West Midlands

Graduate
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Staffordshire

For the 6 months to 18 April 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 42 (89.36%) Degree
2 28 (59.57%) SQL Server
3 23 (48.94%) .NET
4 18 (38.30%) Agile Software Development
4 18 (38.30%) C#
5 17 (36.17%) OOP
5 17 (36.17%) jQuery
5 17 (36.17%) TeamCity
5 17 (36.17%) REST
6 16 (34.04%) Java
7 15 (31.91%) C++
7 15 (31.91%) PHP
7 15 (31.91%) SQL
8 14 (29.79%) .NET Framework
9 13 (27.66%) Automated Testing
9 13 (27.66%) Git (software)
9 13 (27.66%) Continuous Integration
9 13 (27.66%) Symfony
9 13 (27.66%) TDD
9 13 (27.66%) SOAP
10 12 (25.53%) MS Excel
11 10 (21.28%) MS Office
12 9 (19.15%) Computer Science
13 7 (14.89%) Oracle
13 7 (14.89%) SQL Server 2005
13 7 (14.89%) SQL Server Integration Services
13 7 (14.89%) SQL Server Reporting Services
13 7 (14.89%) SQL Server 2008
14 6 (12.77%) Performance Tuning
14 6 (12.77%) Relational Database

Graduate
Top Related IT Skills in Staffordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 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.

Application Platforms
1 1 (2.13%) SAS
Applications
1 12 (25.53%) MS Excel
2 10 (21.28%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 1 (2.13%) HTTP
1 1 (2.13%) HTTPS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 28 (59.57%) SQL Server
2 7 (14.89%) SQL Server 2005
2 7 (14.89%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 7 (14.89%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 7 (14.89%) SQL Server 2008
3 6 (12.77%) Relational Database
3 6 (12.77%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 4 (8.51%) Apache Cassandra
4 4 (8.51%) Crystal Reports
4 4 (8.51%) Oracle Reports
4 4 (8.51%) PostgreSQL
5 1 (2.13%) SQL Server 2000
Development Applications
1 17 (36.17%) TeamCity
2 13 (27.66%) Git (software)
3 4 (8.51%) ReSharper
3 4 (8.51%) Moq
3 4 (8.51%) Selenium
3 4 (8.51%) Visual Studio
3 4 (8.51%) NUnit
4 1 (2.13%) Oracle Forms
General
1 2 (4.26%) Pharmaceutical
2 1 (2.13%) Marketing
2 1 (2.13%) Aerospace
2 1 (2.13%) Automotive
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 23 (48.94%) .NET
2 17 (36.17%) jQuery
2 17 (36.17%) REST
3 14 (29.79%) .NET Framework
4 13 (27.66%) Symfony
4 13 (27.66%) SOAP
5 5 (10.64%) ASP.NET
5 5 (10.64%) WCF
6 4 (8.51%) ASP.NET MVC
6 4 (8.51%) NHibernate
6 4 (8.51%) WinForms
7 2 (4.26%) HTML
8 1 (2.13%) WF
8 1 (2.13%) COM
Miscellaneous
1 9 (19.15%) Computer Science
2 6 (12.77%) Replication
3 1 (2.13%) Mathematics
3 1 (2.13%) Social Media
3 1 (2.13%) Blog
3 1 (2.13%) Enterprise Software
3 1 (2.13%) Client/Server
Operating Systems
1 4 (8.51%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (38.30%) Agile Software Development
2 17 (36.17%) OOP
3 13 (27.66%) Automated Testing
3 13 (27.66%) Continuous Integration
3 13 (27.66%) TDD
4 6 (12.77%) Performance Tuning
4 6 (12.77%) Data Modelling
5 5 (10.64%) Project Management
6 4 (8.51%) OO
6 4 (8.51%) SOA
6 4 (8.51%) MVC
7 1 (2.13%) Information Management
7 1 (2.13%) Ethical Hacking
7 1 (2.13%) Pay per click
7 1 (2.13%) Web Development
7 1 (2.13%) Email Marketing
7 1 (2.13%) Digital Marketing
7 1 (2.13%) Security Testing
7 1 (2.13%) Waterfall
7 1 (2.13%) SEO
Programming Languages
1 18 (38.30%) C#
2 16 (34.04%) Java
3 15 (31.91%) C++
3 15 (31.91%) PHP
3 15 (31.91%) SQL
4 6 (12.77%) VB
4 6 (12.77%) T-SQL
4 6 (12.77%) VB6
5 5 (10.64%) VB.NET
6 4 (8.51%) JavaScript
7 2 (4.26%) C
7 2 (4.26%) VBScript
7 2 (4.26%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 42 (89.36%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.13%) ISO 9001
Vendors
1 7 (14.89%) Oracle
2 6 (12.77%) Microsoft
3 1 (2.13%) Google
3 1 (2.13%) Facebook
3 1 (2.13%) Twitter
3 1 (2.13%) Business Objects
Stoke-on-trent, Staffordshire
SmartSourcing plc
Posted: Yesterday
Stoke-On-Trent, Staffordshire
Circle Recruitment
Salary: £17000 - £20000 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Stoke-on-trent, Staffordshire
SmartSourcing plc
Salary: highly negotiable + bonus + benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Burton-On-Trent, Staffordshire
Blues Point Ltd
Salary: From £17,000 to £25,000 per annum
Posted: 21 days ago