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 28 August 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
28 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Graduate
Rank 51 69 36
Rank change year-on-year
+18 -33
Permanent jobs requiring a Graduate 22 7 31
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Staffordshire 3.42% 0.99% 4.68%
As % of the Job Titles category 3.51% 1.02% 4.84%
Number of salaries quoted 11 6 29
Average salary £23,000 £19,500 £20,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+17.94% -2.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £20,000 £19,250 £17,000
10% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £24,500 £32,500
UK excluding London average salary £23,500 £22,500 £22,500
% change year-on-year
+4.44% -
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
627 684 640
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Staffordshire 97.36% 96.88% 96.68%
Number of salaries quoted 536 543 547
Average salary £35,000 £35,426 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-1.20% +1.21%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £23,500 £21,500
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £55,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £39,000
% change year-on-year
- +2.56%

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 28 August 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
Stafford - 8 £24,000 -
Stoke-on-Trent +3 7 £25,000 +28.20%
Lichfield 0 4 £20,000 -
Burton-upon-Trent - 1 £23,000 - 1
Graduate
West Midlands

Graduate
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Staffordshire

For the 6 months to 28 August 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 16 (61.54%) Degree
2 13 (50.00%) HTML
3 10 (38.46%) JavaScript
3 10 (38.46%) SQL
3 10 (38.46%) CSS
4 9 (34.62%) Microsoft
4 9 (34.62%) .NET
4 9 (34.62%) SQL Server
5 8 (30.77%) ASP.NET
5 8 (30.77%) C#
6 7 (26.92%) Computer Science
7 6 (23.08%) SC Cleared
7 6 (23.08%) Security Cleared
7 6 (23.08%) Java
8 5 (19.23%) CRM
8 5 (19.23%) Dynamics CRM
8 5 (19.23%) jQuery
9 4 (15.38%) Web Application Development
9 4 (15.38%) Software Engineering
9 4 (15.38%) Google
9 4 (15.38%) OO
9 4 (15.38%) C++
10 3 (11.54%) PHP
10 3 (11.54%) PL/SQL
10 3 (11.54%) C
10 3 (11.54%) Oracle
10 3 (11.54%) VBScript
10 3 (11.54%) VB
10 3 (11.54%) VB.NET
10 3 (11.54%) SharePoint

Graduate
Top Related IT Skills in Staffordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 28 August 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 3 (11.54%) SharePoint
2 2 (7.69%) Tomcat
3 1 (3.85%) SharePoint 2013
Business Applications
1 5 (19.23%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 2 (7.69%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (3.85%) Office 365
2 1 (3.85%) IaaS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (34.62%) SQL Server
2 1 (3.85%) SQL Server 2005
2 1 (3.85%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 2 (7.69%) Eclipse
2 1 (3.85%) Visual Studio
General
1 2 (7.69%) Games
2 1 (3.85%) Retail
2 1 (3.85%) Marketing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (50.00%) HTML
2 10 (38.46%) CSS
3 9 (34.62%) .NET
4 8 (30.77%) ASP.NET
5 5 (19.23%) jQuery
6 3 (11.54%) HTML5
6 3 (11.54%) CSS3
7 2 (7.69%) Backbone.js
7 2 (7.69%) LESS
7 2 (7.69%) Underscore.js
7 2 (7.69%) .NET Framework
7 2 (7.69%) DOM
8 1 (3.85%) WinForms
8 1 (3.85%) ASP.NET MVC
8 1 (3.85%) XML
8 1 (3.85%) ASP.NET Web Forms
Miscellaneous
1 7 (26.92%) Computer Science
2 2 (7.69%) User Experience
3 1 (3.85%) Data Structures
3 1 (3.85%) Algorithms
3 1 (3.85%) Private Cloud
3 1 (3.85%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 2 (7.69%) Windows
2 1 (3.85%) Linux
2 1 (3.85%) Windows Server 2012
2 1 (3.85%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (19.23%) CRM
2 4 (15.38%) OO
2 4 (15.38%) Software Engineering
2 4 (15.38%) Web Application Development
3 3 (11.54%) OOP
4 2 (7.69%) MVC
4 2 (7.69%) Mentoring
5 1 (3.85%) Coaching
5 1 (3.85%) SDLC
5 1 (3.85%) Agile Software Development
5 1 (3.85%) Web Development
5 1 (3.85%) Data Modelling
5 1 (3.85%) Business Intelligence
Programming Languages
1 10 (38.46%) JavaScript
1 10 (38.46%) SQL
2 8 (30.77%) C#
3 6 (23.08%) Java
4 4 (15.38%) C++
5 3 (11.54%) C
5 3 (11.54%) PHP
5 3 (11.54%) PL/SQL
5 3 (11.54%) VBScript
5 3 (11.54%) VB
5 3 (11.54%) VB.NET
5 3 (11.54%) VB6
6 1 (3.85%) VC++
6 1 (3.85%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 16 (61.54%) Degree
2 6 (23.08%) SC Cleared
2 6 (23.08%) Security Cleared
3 1 (3.85%) Microsoft Certification
System Software
1 2 (7.69%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 2 (7.69%) SCCM
1 2 (7.69%) SCOM
1 2 (7.69%) SCVMM
Vendors
1 9 (34.62%) Microsoft
2 4 (15.38%) Google
3 3 (11.54%) Oracle
Burton on Trent
Barclay Anderson
Salary: £16k - £24k + Benefits
Posted: 26 days ago