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 24 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
24 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Graduate
Rank 21 14 21
Rank change year-on-year
-7 +7
Permanent jobs requiring a Graduate 1 3 4
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Worcester 1.11% 4.62% 4.30%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.12% 4.62% 4.44%
Number of salaries quoted 1 3 4
Average salary £22,500 £25,000 £25,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-10.00% -
UK excluding London average salary £23,000 £22,500 £22,500
% change year-on-year
+2.22% -
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
89 65 90
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Worcester 98.89% 100.00% 96.77%
Number of salaries quoted 84 59 88
Average salary £35,000 £34,875 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+0.35% +7.30%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,000 £19,500 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £42,500 £47,500
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 24 December 2014, 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 (75.00%) HTML
1 3 (75.00%) JavaScript
1 3 (75.00%) CSS
1 3 (75.00%) MCSD
1 3 (75.00%) Microsoft Certification
1 3 (75.00%) Degree
2 2 (50.00%) C#
2 2 (50.00%) SQL
2 2 (50.00%) .NET
2 2 (50.00%) ASP.NET
2 2 (50.00%) XML
2 2 (50.00%) OO
2 2 (50.00%) MVC
2 2 (50.00%) Software Engineering
2 2 (50.00%) .NET Framework
3 1 (25.00%) C++
3 1 (25.00%) Windows
3 1 (25.00%) Linux
3 1 (25.00%) MS Excel
3 1 (25.00%) TCP/IP
3 1 (25.00%) Microsoft
3 1 (25.00%) Windows Server 2003
3 1 (25.00%) Regression Testing
3 1 (25.00%) Firewall
3 1 (25.00%) VMware
3 1 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (25.00%) Automated Testing
3 1 (25.00%) Software Testing
3 1 (25.00%) ISTQB
3 1 (25.00%) Web Development

Graduate
Top Related IT Skills in Worcester by Category

For the 6 months to 24 December 2014, 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.

Applications
1 1 (25.00%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 1 (25.00%) TCP/IP
1 1 (25.00%) Firewall
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (75.00%) HTML
1 3 (75.00%) CSS
2 2 (50.00%) XML
2 2 (50.00%) .NET Framework
2 2 (50.00%) .NET
2 2 (50.00%) ASP.NET
Miscellaneous
1 1 (25.00%) Mobile App
1 1 (25.00%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 1 (25.00%) Windows
1 1 (25.00%) Linux
1 1 (25.00%) Windows Server 2003
1 1 (25.00%) Android
1 1 (25.00%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (50.00%) Software Engineering
1 2 (50.00%) OO
1 2 (50.00%) MVC
2 1 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (25.00%) Automated Testing
2 1 (25.00%) Regression Testing
2 1 (25.00%) Software Testing
2 1 (25.00%) Web Development
2 1 (25.00%) Integration Testing
2 1 (25.00%) Manual Testing
2 1 (25.00%) System Testing
2 1 (25.00%) Test Strategy
2 1 (25.00%) Mobile Application Development
Programming Languages
1 3 (75.00%) JavaScript
2 2 (50.00%) SQL
2 2 (50.00%) C#
3 1 (25.00%) C++
Qualifications
1 3 (75.00%) MCSD
1 3 (75.00%) Microsoft Certification
1 3 (75.00%) Degree
2 1 (25.00%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (25.00%) QA
System Software
1 1 (25.00%) VMware Infrastructure
1 1 (25.00%) vSphere
Vendors
1 1 (25.00%) Microsoft
1 1 (25.00%) VMware