The statistics below represent IT jobs advertised across the Staffordshire region that had Graduate featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the salaries offered over the 3 months to 7 December 2016 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
7 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Graduate
Rank 61 48 60
Rank change year-on-year
-13 +12
Permanent jobs requiring a Graduate 11 21 15
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Staffordshire 1.80% 3.82% 2.24%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.82% 3.85% 2.28%
Number of salaries quoted 11 21 12
Median salary £25,000 £21,500 £20,750
Median salary % change year-on-year
+16.27% +3.61%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,500 £18,000 £19,100
10% offered a salary of more than £27,350 £25,000 £21,900
UK excluding London median salary £25,000 £24,000 £23,000
% change year-on-year
+4.16% +4.34%
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
605 546 658
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Staffordshire 98.86% 99.27% 98.06%
Number of salaries quoted 512 478 557
Median salary £40,000 £35,000 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+14.28% -
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £21,000 £21,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £50,000 £50,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,000 £41,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.43% +2.50%

Graduate
Jobs Demand Trend in Staffordshire

The demand trend of job ads across the Staffordshire region that featured Graduate in the job title.

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 median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Graduate within the Staffordshire region over the 3 months to 7 December 2016. 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 see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Stoke-on-Trent -17 7 £25,000 -
Stafford -5 4 £25,500 +41.66%
Cannock - 1 £27,500 -
Graduate
West Midlands

Graduate Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Staffordshire

For the 6 months to 7 December 2016, Graduate job roles required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the Staffordshire region featuring Graduate in the job title.

1 14 (51.85%) C#
2 13 (48.15%) .NET
3 12 (44.44%) HTML
3 12 (44.44%) SQL
4 11 (40.74%) ASP.NET
4 11 (40.74%) CSS
4 11 (40.74%) Microsoft
4 11 (40.74%) Degree
5 8 (29.63%) JavaScript
6 7 (25.93%) SQL Server
6 7 (25.93%) Microsoft Certification
6 7 (25.93%) HTML5
7 6 (22.22%) Computer Science
7 6 (22.22%) Web Development
7 6 (22.22%) MVC
7 6 (22.22%) Java
8 5 (18.52%) C++
8 5 (18.52%) OO
8 5 (18.52%) Mathematics
8 5 (18.52%) Physics
8 5 (18.52%) ASP.NET MVC
8 5 (18.52%) CSS3
8 5 (18.52%) Enterprise Software
9 4 (14.81%) Analytical Skills
9 4 (14.81%) Information Security
9 4 (14.81%) Photoshop
10 3 (11.11%) MS Excel
10 3 (11.11%) Ethical Hacking
11 2 (7.41%) Digital Marketing
11 2 (7.41%) jQuery

Graduate Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in Staffordshire by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 1 (3.70%) CMS
1 1 (3.70%) SharePoint
1 1 (3.70%) WordPress
Applications
1 4 (14.81%) Photoshop
2 3 (11.11%) MS Excel
3 1 (3.70%) Adobe Illustrator
Business Applications
1 1 (3.70%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 2 (7.41%) Cloud Computing
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (25.93%) SQL Server
2 1 (3.70%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 1 (3.70%) Visual Studio
General
1 2 (7.41%) Marketing
2 1 (3.70%) Finance
2 1 (3.70%) Financial Institution
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (48.15%) .NET
2 12 (44.44%) HTML
3 11 (40.74%) ASP.NET
3 11 (40.74%) CSS
4 7 (25.93%) HTML5
5 5 (18.52%) ASP.NET MVC
5 5 (18.52%) CSS3
6 2 (7.41%) ASP.NET Web Forms
6 2 (7.41%) jQuery
7 1 (3.70%) ASP.NET MVC 5
7 1 (3.70%) CodeIgniter
Miscellaneous
1 6 (22.22%) Computer Science
2 5 (18.52%) Enterprise Software
2 5 (18.52%) Mathematics
2 5 (18.52%) Physics
3 4 (14.81%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (3.70%) iPad
4 1 (3.70%) User Experience
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (22.22%) MVC
1 6 (22.22%) Web Development
2 5 (18.52%) OO
3 4 (14.81%) Information Security
4 3 (11.11%) Ethical Hacking
5 2 (7.41%) CRM
5 2 (7.41%) Digital Marketing
5 2 (7.41%) Penetration Testing
6 1 (3.70%) Campaign Management
6 1 (3.70%) OOP
6 1 (3.70%) Risk Assessment
6 1 (3.70%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 14 (51.85%) C#
2 12 (44.44%) SQL
3 8 (29.63%) JavaScript
4 6 (22.22%) Java
5 5 (18.52%) C++
6 2 (7.41%) PHP
6 2 (7.41%) T-SQL
7 1 (3.70%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 11 (40.74%) Degree
2 7 (25.93%) Microsoft Certification
3 2 (7.41%) MCSE
Vendors
1 11 (40.74%) Microsoft