The table below looks at the statistics for the Graduate role in IT jobs advertised for the Worcester 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 3 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
3 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Graduate
Rank 28 27 -
Rank change year-on-year
-1 -
Permanent jobs requiring a Graduate 3 2 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Worcester 2.10% 2.22% -
As % of the Job Titles category 2.22% 2.30% -
Number of salaries quoted 3 2 0
Average salary £30,000 £19,250 -
Average salary % change year-on-year
+55.84% -
UK excluding London average salary £24,500 £22,500 £22,500
% change year-on-year
+8.88% -
Graduate
Worcestershire

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in permanent jobs advertised in the Worcester 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
Worcester
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
135 87 75
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Worcester 94.41% 96.67% 100.00%
Number of salaries quoted 128 80 55
Average salary £35,000 £40,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-12.50% +14.28%
90% offered a salary of more than £29,600 £30,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £55,000 £48,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%

Graduate
Jobs Demand Trend in Worcester

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Graduate in the job title across the Worcester region as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

Graduate Jobs Demand Trend in Worcester

Graduate
Salary Trend in Worcester

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Graduate across the Worcester region.

Graduate Salary Trend in Worcester

Graduate
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Worcester

For the 6 months to 3 July 2015, IT jobs across the Worcester 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 3 (60.00%) ASP.NET
1 3 (60.00%) C#
1 3 (60.00%) .NET
1 3 (60.00%) Degree
1 3 (60.00%) Computer Science
2 2 (40.00%) Software Engineering
2 2 (40.00%) Microsoft
2 2 (40.00%) SQL Server
2 2 (40.00%) Visual Studio
2 2 (40.00%) JavaScript
2 2 (40.00%) SQL
2 2 (40.00%) VB.NET
2 2 (40.00%) C++
2 2 (40.00%) HTML
2 2 (40.00%) CSS
2 2 (40.00%) XML
2 2 (40.00%) MVC
3 1 (20.00%) E-Commerce
3 1 (20.00%) SOAP
3 1 (20.00%) Java
3 1 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (20.00%) TDD
3 1 (20.00%) Automated Testing
3 1 (20.00%) Marketing
3 1 (20.00%) Project Planning
3 1 (20.00%) User Acceptance Testing
3 1 (20.00%) Unit Testing
3 1 (20.00%) Test Scripting
3 1 (20.00%) Manual Testing
3 1 (20.00%) SaaS

Graduate
Top Related IT Skills in Worcester by Category

For the 6 months to 3 July 2015, IT jobs across the Worcester 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.

Cloud Services
1 1 (20.00%) SaaS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (40.00%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 2 (40.00%) Visual Studio
General
1 1 (20.00%) Marketing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (60.00%) .NET
1 3 (60.00%) ASP.NET
2 2 (40.00%) CSS
2 2 (40.00%) XML
2 2 (40.00%) HTML
3 1 (20.00%) REST
3 1 (20.00%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 3 (60.00%) Computer Science
2 1 (20.00%) Mobile App
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (40.00%) Software Engineering
1 2 (40.00%) MVC
2 1 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (20.00%) TDD
2 1 (20.00%) Automated Testing
2 1 (20.00%) E-Commerce
2 1 (20.00%) Project Planning
2 1 (20.00%) User Acceptance Testing
2 1 (20.00%) Unit Testing
2 1 (20.00%) Test Scripting
2 1 (20.00%) Manual Testing
2 1 (20.00%) Test Strategy
2 1 (20.00%) Agile Testing
Programming Languages
1 3 (60.00%) C#
2 2 (40.00%) C++
2 2 (40.00%) JavaScript
2 2 (40.00%) SQL
2 2 (40.00%) VB.NET
3 1 (20.00%) Java
Qualifications
1 3 (60.00%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (20.00%) QA
Vendors
1 2 (40.00%) Microsoft