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

Location
3 months to
31 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Graduate
Rank 56 68 46
Rank change year-on-year
+12 -22
Permanent jobs requiring a Graduate 17 12 27
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Staffordshire 2.59% 1.65% 4.11%
As % of the Job Titles category 2.73% 1.72% 4.24%
Number of salaries quoted 8 10 23
Average salary £23,500 £20,500 £21,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+14.63% -4.65%
90% offered a salary of more than £21,400 £19,000 £20,000
10% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £22,100 £40,000
UK excluding London average salary £24,000 £22,500 £22,500
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -
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
623 697 637
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Staffordshire 94.97% 95.74% 96.96%
Number of salaries quoted 534 567 554
Average salary £35,000 £35,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- -6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,700 £22,000 £23,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £55,000 £55,000
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 31 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 -2 7 £23,500 +9.30% 1
Stafford - 6 £24,000 - 1
Burton-upon-Trent - 1 £23,000 -
Lichfield - 1 £22,500 - 1
Graduate
West Midlands

Graduate
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Staffordshire

For the 6 months to 31 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 13 (56.52%) HTML
2 12 (52.17%) .NET
2 12 (52.17%) Degree
3 11 (47.83%) C#
3 11 (47.83%) JavaScript
3 11 (47.83%) CSS
4 10 (43.48%) SQL
5 9 (39.13%) SQL Server
5 9 (39.13%) ASP.NET
6 8 (34.78%) Microsoft
7 6 (26.09%) Google
7 6 (26.09%) CRM
7 6 (26.09%) Computer Science
7 6 (26.09%) Dynamics CRM
7 6 (26.09%) jQuery
7 6 (26.09%) SC Cleared
7 6 (26.09%) Security Cleared
8 5 (21.74%) VB.NET
8 5 (21.74%) PHP
8 5 (21.74%) C++
8 5 (21.74%) Java
9 4 (17.39%) Oracle
9 4 (17.39%) Web Application Development
9 4 (17.39%) Software Engineering
10 3 (13.04%) Microsoft Azure
10 3 (13.04%) HTML5
10 3 (13.04%) CSS3
10 3 (13.04%) SharePoint
10 3 (13.04%) Python
10 3 (13.04%) XML

Graduate
Top Related IT Skills in Staffordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 31 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 3 (13.04%) SharePoint
2 1 (4.35%) SharePoint 2013
Business Applications
1 6 (26.09%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 3 (13.04%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (8.70%) Google Analytics
3 1 (4.35%) Office 365
3 1 (4.35%) IaaS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (39.13%) SQL Server
2 1 (4.35%) SQL Server 2005
2 1 (4.35%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 2 (8.70%) Visual Studio
General
1 1 (4.35%) Games
1 1 (4.35%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (56.52%) HTML
2 12 (52.17%) .NET
3 11 (47.83%) CSS
4 9 (39.13%) ASP.NET
5 6 (26.09%) jQuery
6 3 (13.04%) HTML5
6 3 (13.04%) CSS3
6 3 (13.04%) XML
7 2 (8.70%) Hibernate
7 2 (8.70%) JDBC
7 2 (8.70%) JSP
7 2 (8.70%) Servlets
7 2 (8.70%) Sass
7 2 (8.70%) Twitter Bootstrap
7 2 (8.70%) .NET Framework
8 1 (4.35%) ASP.NET MVC
8 1 (4.35%) ASP.NET Web Forms
8 1 (4.35%) WinForms
Miscellaneous
1 6 (26.09%) Computer Science
2 1 (4.35%) Data Structures
2 1 (4.35%) Algorithms
2 1 (4.35%) Private Cloud
2 1 (4.35%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 2 (8.70%) Windows
2 1 (4.35%) Linux
2 1 (4.35%) Windows Server 2012
2 1 (4.35%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (26.09%) CRM
2 4 (17.39%) Software Engineering
2 4 (17.39%) Web Application Development
3 3 (13.04%) MVC
4 2 (8.70%) OO
4 2 (8.70%) Analytics
4 2 (8.70%) Mentoring
4 2 (8.70%) Content Management
5 1 (4.35%) Coaching
5 1 (4.35%) SDLC
5 1 (4.35%) OOP
5 1 (4.35%) Data Modelling
5 1 (4.35%) Business Intelligence
5 1 (4.35%) Agile Software Development
5 1 (4.35%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 11 (47.83%) C#
1 11 (47.83%) JavaScript
2 10 (43.48%) SQL
3 5 (21.74%) PHP
3 5 (21.74%) C++
3 5 (21.74%) Java
3 5 (21.74%) VB.NET
4 3 (13.04%) Python
5 2 (8.70%) Objective-C
5 2 (8.70%) VB6
5 2 (8.70%) VBScript
5 2 (8.70%) VB
5 2 (8.70%) C
5 2 (8.70%) COBOL
5 2 (8.70%) PL/SQL
6 1 (4.35%) T-SQL
6 1 (4.35%) VC++
Qualifications
1 12 (52.17%) Degree
2 6 (26.09%) SC Cleared
2 6 (26.09%) Security Cleared
3 1 (4.35%) Microsoft Certification
System Software
1 2 (8.70%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 2 (8.70%) SCCM
1 2 (8.70%) SCOM
1 2 (8.70%) SCVMM
Vendors
1 8 (34.78%) Microsoft
2 6 (26.09%) Google
3 4 (17.39%) Oracle
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