The first table below looks at the demand for the Graduate role in IT jobs advertised for the Worcestershire 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 1 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Job Titles advertised for the Worcestershire region.

Location
3 months to
1 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Graduate
Rank 34 41 24
Rank change year-on-year
+7 -17
Permanent jobs requiring a Graduate 12 7 21
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Worcestershire 4.62% 3.00% 8.11%
As % of the Job Titles category 4.69% 3.07% 8.57%
Number of salaries quoted 12 7 12
Average salary £22,500 £25,000 £25,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-10.00% -
90% offered a salary of more than £21,500 £19,400 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £25,900 £25,000 £26,500
UK excluding London average salary £22,500 £22,500 £23,000
% change year-on-year
- -2.17%
Job Titles Category
Worcestershire
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
256 228 245
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Worcestershire 98.46% 97.85% 94.59%
Number of salaries quoted 219 199 224
Average salary £35,000 £35,000 £32,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +9.37%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £25,000 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £38,500 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+3.89% -
Graduate
West Midlands

Graduate
Jobs Demand Trend in Worcestershire

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

Graduate Jobs Demand Trend in Worcestershire

Graduate
Salary Trend in Worcestershire

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

Graduate Salary Trend in Worcestershire

Graduate
Job Locations in Worcestershire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Graduate within the Worcestershire region over the 3 months to 1 August 2014. 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
Redditch +2 7 £22,500 -10.00%
Worcester -6 2 £21,500 +2.38% 1
Malvern - 2 £26,250 - 1
Graduate
West Midlands

Graduate
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Worcestershire

For the 6 months to 1 August 2014, IT jobs across the Worcestershire 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 19 (76.00%) C#
2 16 (64.00%) .NET
3 15 (60.00%) Degree
4 13 (52.00%) JavaScript
5 11 (44.00%) CSS
6 10 (40.00%) ASP.NET
7 9 (36.00%) HTML
8 8 (32.00%) Software Engineering
8 8 (32.00%) C++
8 8 (32.00%) SQL Server
9 7 (28.00%) E-Commerce
9 7 (28.00%) Marketing
9 7 (28.00%) Computer Science
9 7 (28.00%) jQuery
10 6 (24.00%) MVC
10 6 (24.00%) Agile Software Development
10 6 (24.00%) PHP
10 6 (24.00%) SQL
10 6 (24.00%) XML
11 5 (20.00%) Microsoft
11 5 (20.00%) SEO
12 4 (16.00%) Windows
12 4 (16.00%) C
13 3 (12.00%) MFC
13 3 (12.00%) OO
13 3 (12.00%) VC++
13 3 (12.00%) MS Excel
13 3 (12.00%) SharePoint
13 3 (12.00%) Manufacturing
13 3 (12.00%) ISO 9000

Graduate
Top Related IT Skills in Worcestershire by Category

For the 6 months to 1 August 2014, IT jobs across the Worcestershire 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 (12.00%) SharePoint
2 2 (8.00%) Drupal
3 1 (4.00%) Tomcat
Applications
1 3 (12.00%) MS Excel
2 2 (8.00%) Adobe Illustrator
2 2 (8.00%) Fireworks
2 2 (8.00%) Photoshop
Communications & Networking
1 1 (4.00%) BIG-IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (32.00%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 3 (12.00%) Team Foundation Server
2 2 (8.00%) Visual Studio
3 1 (4.00%) Maven
3 1 (4.00%) CruiseControl
3 1 (4.00%) Jenkins
3 1 (4.00%) Hudson
General
1 7 (28.00%) Marketing
2 3 (12.00%) Manufacturing
3 2 (8.00%) Games
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 16 (64.00%) .NET
2 11 (44.00%) CSS
3 10 (40.00%) ASP.NET
4 9 (36.00%) HTML
5 7 (28.00%) jQuery
6 6 (24.00%) XML
7 3 (12.00%) MFC
7 3 (12.00%) Ajax
8 2 (8.00%) CSS3
8 2 (8.00%) HTML5
8 2 (8.00%) .NET Framework
8 2 (8.00%) Flash
9 1 (4.00%) ASP.NET MVC
Miscellaneous
1 7 (28.00%) Computer Science
2 2 (8.00%) Motion Graphics
2 2 (8.00%) Social Media
2 2 (8.00%) Mathematics
3 1 (4.00%) Physics
Operating Systems
1 4 (16.00%) Windows
2 1 (4.00%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (32.00%) Software Engineering
2 7 (28.00%) E-Commerce
3 6 (24.00%) MVC
3 6 (24.00%) Agile Software Development
4 5 (20.00%) SEO
5 3 (12.00%) OO
5 3 (12.00%) Scrum
5 3 (12.00%) TDD
5 3 (12.00%) Unit Testing
5 3 (12.00%) Web Development
6 2 (8.00%) Responsive Web Design
6 2 (8.00%) Content Management
6 2 (8.00%) Web Design
7 1 (4.00%) OOP
7 1 (4.00%) Data Management
7 1 (4.00%) Software Deployment
7 1 (4.00%) DevOps
Programming Languages
1 19 (76.00%) C#
2 13 (52.00%) JavaScript
3 8 (32.00%) C++
4 6 (24.00%) PHP
4 6 (24.00%) SQL
5 4 (16.00%) C
6 3 (12.00%) VC++
7 2 (8.00%) ActionScript 3.0
7 2 (8.00%) VB.NET
7 2 (8.00%) ActionScript
8 1 (4.00%) VBScript
8 1 (4.00%) Perl
8 1 (4.00%) Java
8 1 (4.00%) Python
8 1 (4.00%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 15 (60.00%) Degree
2 2 (8.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 2 (8.00%) MCSD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (12.00%) ISO 9000
1 3 (12.00%) TickIT
System Software
1 1 (4.00%) vSphere
1 1 (4.00%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 1 (4.00%) Puppet
Vendors
1 5 (20.00%) Microsoft
2 2 (8.00%) Adobe
2 2 (8.00%) Macromedia
3 1 (4.00%) JBoss
3 1 (4.00%) VMware
Malvern, Worcestershire
Big Red Recruitment
Salary: £20000 - £30000 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Worcester
OHO Group
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 16 days ago