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 5 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
5 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Graduate
Rank 38 53 45
Rank change year-on-year
+15 -8
Permanent jobs requiring a Graduate 29 9 20
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Staffordshire 4.83% 1.72% 3.75%
As % of the Job Titles category 4.87% 1.76% 3.80%
Number of salaries quoted 25 9 19
Average salary £24,000 £20,000 £20,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+20.00% -
90% offered a salary of more than £20,400 £19,400 £18,600
10% offered a salary of more than £26,250 £23,100 £24,200
UK excluding London average salary £25,000 £23,000 £22,500
% change year-on-year
+8.69% +2.22%
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
595 511 526
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Staffordshire 99.00% 97.89% 98.69%
Number of salaries quoted 536 451 454
Average salary £37,500 £37,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +7.14%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,000 £22,000 £21,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £59,500 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+5.00% -

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 5 February 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
(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 +11 14 £24,000 +14.28%
Tamworth - 8 £26,250 - 1
Stafford +5 4 £20,000 +1.26%
Lichfield - 3 £21,000 -
Graduate
West Midlands

Graduate
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Staffordshire

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, 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 30 (69.77%) Degree
2 20 (46.51%) SQL
3 14 (32.56%) Computer Science
3 14 (32.56%) Java
4 12 (27.91%) C#
4 12 (27.91%) .NET
5 11 (25.58%) C++
5 11 (25.58%) Microsoft
6 9 (20.93%) PHP
6 9 (20.93%) C
7 8 (18.60%) HTML
8 7 (16.28%) VB6
8 7 (16.28%) .NET Framework
8 7 (16.28%) PL/SQL
8 7 (16.28%) VBScript
8 7 (16.28%) VB
8 7 (16.28%) VB.NET
8 7 (16.28%) Oracle
8 7 (16.28%) CCNA
8 7 (16.28%) Cisco Certification
8 7 (16.28%) Microsoft Certification
9 6 (13.95%) HP
9 6 (13.95%) Firewall
9 6 (13.95%) LAN
9 6 (13.95%) WAN
9 6 (13.95%) VPN
9 6 (13.95%) OOP
9 6 (13.95%) OO
10 5 (11.63%) SDLC
10 5 (11.63%) Relational Database

Graduate
Top Related IT Skills in Staffordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, 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 4 (9.30%) SharePoint
2 2 (4.65%) Exchange Server 2013
2 2 (4.65%) MS Exchange
3 1 (2.33%) Tomcat
Applications
1 2 (4.65%) MS Office
2 1 (2.33%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 2 (4.65%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 6 (13.95%) Firewall
1 6 (13.95%) LAN
1 6 (13.95%) VPN
1 6 (13.95%) WAN
2 2 (4.65%) Skype
2 2 (4.65%) Unified Communications
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (11.63%) Relational Database
1 5 (11.63%) SQL Server
2 3 (6.98%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 2 (4.65%) SQL Server 2008
4 1 (2.33%) OLTP
4 1 (2.33%) RDBMS
4 1 (2.33%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 2 (4.65%) Visual Studio
2 1 (2.33%) Eclipse
General
1 5 (11.63%) Games
2 1 (2.33%) Automotive
2 1 (2.33%) Marketing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (27.91%) .NET
2 8 (18.60%) HTML
3 7 (16.28%) .NET Framework
4 2 (4.65%) WCF
4 2 (4.65%) WPF
5 1 (2.33%) Backbone.js
5 1 (2.33%) CSS
5 1 (2.33%) DOM
5 1 (2.33%) jQuery
5 1 (2.33%) LESS
5 1 (2.33%) Underscore.js
Miscellaneous
1 14 (32.56%) Computer Science
2 5 (11.63%) N-Tier
3 2 (4.65%) EPoS
3 2 (4.65%) Mathematics
3 2 (4.65%) User Experience
4 1 (2.33%) Cryptography
4 1 (2.33%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 3 (6.98%) Windows
2 1 (2.33%) Linux
2 1 (2.33%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (13.95%) OO
1 6 (13.95%) OOP
2 5 (11.63%) SDLC
3 3 (6.98%) Software Engineering
3 3 (6.98%) Software Testing
4 2 (4.65%) Agile Software Development
4 2 (4.65%) Continuous Improvement
4 2 (4.65%) Data Management
4 2 (4.65%) ITIL
4 2 (4.65%) MVC
4 2 (4.65%) Open Source
4 2 (4.65%) Performance Analysis
4 2 (4.65%) Risk Management
5 1 (2.33%) Capacity Planning
5 1 (2.33%) Database Mirroring
5 1 (2.33%) DOM Manipulation/Scripting
5 1 (2.33%) Front End Development
5 1 (2.33%) High Availability
5 1 (2.33%) Security Testing
5 1 (2.33%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 20 (46.51%) SQL
2 14 (32.56%) Java
3 12 (27.91%) C#
4 11 (25.58%) C++
5 9 (20.93%) C
5 9 (20.93%) PHP
6 7 (16.28%) PL/SQL
6 7 (16.28%) VB
6 7 (16.28%) VB.NET
6 7 (16.28%) VB6
6 7 (16.28%) VBScript
7 2 (4.65%) Go
7 2 (4.65%) Python
7 2 (4.65%) T-SQL
8 1 (2.33%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 30 (69.77%) Degree
2 7 (16.28%) CCNA
2 7 (16.28%) Cisco Certification
2 7 (16.28%) Microsoft Certification
3 3 (6.98%) MCSD
4 1 (2.33%) CCNP
4 1 (2.33%) MCSA
4 1 (2.33%) MCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (6.98%) QA
Vendors
1 11 (25.58%) Microsoft
2 7 (16.28%) Oracle
3 6 (13.95%) HP
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