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 17 April 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
17 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Graduate
Rank 61 49 36
Rank change year-on-year
-12 -13
Permanent jobs requiring a Graduate 6 18 31
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Staffordshire 0.98% 3.14% 5.49%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.00% 3.18% 5.67%
Number of salaries quoted 6 15 29
Average salary £20,000 £20,000 £18,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +8.10%
90% offered a salary of more than £19,000 £19,000 £16,000
10% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £21,500 £25,000
UK excluding London average salary £24,000 £23,000 £23,500
% change year-on-year
+4.34% -2.12%
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
598 566 547
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Staffordshire 97.71% 98.78% 96.81%
Number of salaries quoted 543 455 461
Average salary £38,500 £37,000 £34,050
Average salary % change year-on-year
+4.05% +8.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £22,000 £16,000
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £51,000 £57,500
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 17 April 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 -1 2 £23,750 +20.25% 1
Uttoxeter - 2 £19,000 -
Stafford -8 1 £20,000 -6.97%
Graduate
West Midlands

Graduate
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Staffordshire

For the 6 months to 17 April 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 11 (64.71%) C#
2 10 (58.82%) HTML
2 10 (58.82%) SQL
2 10 (58.82%) jQuery
3 9 (52.94%) SQL Server
4 7 (41.18%) .NET
5 6 (35.29%) CSS
5 6 (35.29%) JavaScript
5 6 (35.29%) PHP
6 4 (23.53%) Android
6 4 (23.53%) HTML5
6 4 (23.53%) Android Development
6 4 (23.53%) Java
6 4 (23.53%) Business Intelligence
6 4 (23.53%) VB.NET
6 4 (23.53%) ASP.NET
6 4 (23.53%) Python
6 4 (23.53%) Degree
7 3 (17.65%) Computer Science
7 3 (17.65%) Google
7 3 (17.65%) Hibernate
7 3 (17.65%) Objective-C
7 3 (17.65%) Content Management
7 3 (17.65%) SharePoint
7 3 (17.65%) Data Modelling
7 3 (17.65%) Linux
7 3 (17.65%) Microsoft
7 3 (17.65%) C++
7 3 (17.65%) COBOL
7 3 (17.65%) T-SQL

Graduate
Top Related IT Skills in Staffordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 17 April 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 (17.65%) SharePoint
Business Applications
1 3 (17.65%) Google Analytics
2 2 (11.76%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 3 (17.65%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (5.88%) Office 365
2 1 (5.88%) IaaS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (52.94%) SQL Server
2 1 (5.88%) Crystal Reports
2 1 (5.88%) Microsoft Analysis Services
2 1 (5.88%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 1 (5.88%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 1 (5.88%) SQL Server Analysis Services
2 1 (5.88%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 2 (11.76%) Visual Studio
General
1 1 (5.88%) Finance
1 1 (5.88%) Games
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (58.82%) jQuery
1 10 (58.82%) HTML
2 7 (41.18%) .NET
3 6 (35.29%) CSS
4 4 (23.53%) HTML5
4 4 (23.53%) ASP.NET
5 3 (17.65%) Sass
5 3 (17.65%) Twitter Bootstrap
5 3 (17.65%) JDBC
5 3 (17.65%) JSP
5 3 (17.65%) Servlets
5 3 (17.65%) XML
5 3 (17.65%) Hibernate
6 1 (5.88%) Ajax
Miscellaneous
1 3 (17.65%) Computer Science
2 1 (5.88%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 4 (23.53%) Android
2 3 (17.65%) UNIX
2 3 (17.65%) Linux
3 1 (5.88%) Windows
3 1 (5.88%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (23.53%) Business Intelligence
1 4 (23.53%) Android Development
2 3 (17.65%) Analytics
2 3 (17.65%) Data Modelling
2 3 (17.65%) Content Management
3 2 (11.76%) CRM
3 2 (11.76%) MVC
4 1 (5.88%) Project Management
4 1 (5.88%) Software Engineering
4 1 (5.88%) Web Development
4 1 (5.88%) Test Scripting
4 1 (5.88%) Manual Testing
Programming Languages
1 11 (64.71%) C#
2 10 (58.82%) SQL
3 6 (35.29%) JavaScript
3 6 (35.29%) PHP
4 4 (23.53%) VB.NET
4 4 (23.53%) Python
4 4 (23.53%) Java
5 3 (17.65%) Objective-C
5 3 (17.65%) T-SQL
5 3 (17.65%) C++
5 3 (17.65%) COBOL
6 1 (5.88%) VB
Qualifications
1 4 (23.53%) Degree
2 1 (5.88%) SC Cleared
2 1 (5.88%) Security Cleared
2 1 (5.88%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (5.88%) QA
System Software
1 1 (5.88%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 1 (5.88%) SCCM
1 1 (5.88%) SCOM
1 1 (5.88%) SCVMM
Vendors
1 3 (17.65%) Oracle
1 3 (17.65%) Microsoft
1 3 (17.65%) Google
Stoke-On-Trent, Staffordshire
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