The table below looks at the statistics 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 19 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
19 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Graduate
Rank 31 48 39
Rank change year-on-year
+17 -9
Permanent jobs requiring a Graduate 7 4 15
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Worcestershire 3.26% 1.53% 5.66%
As % of the Job Titles category 3.29% 1.57% 5.91%
Number of salaries quoted 7 4 15
Average salary £21,500 £23,250 £25,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-7.52% -7.00%
UK excluding London average salary £23,000 £22,500 £22,500
% change year-on-year
+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 Worcestershire 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
Worcestershire
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
213 255 254
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Worcestershire 99.07% 97.70% 95.85%
Number of salaries quoted 198 222 246
Average salary £32,500 £35,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-7.14% -
90% offered a salary of more than £21,000 £21,800 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £45,000 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%

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 19 December 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
Bromsgrove - 3 £18,000 - 1
Worcester -7 2 £22,000 -12.00%
Malvern - 1 £21,500 -
Graduate
West Midlands

Graduate
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Worcestershire

For the 6 months to 19 December 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 18 (85.71%) Degree
2 14 (66.67%) JavaScript
2 14 (66.67%) Computer Science
3 13 (61.90%) C++
4 12 (57.14%) C#
5 10 (47.62%) HTML
5 10 (47.62%) .NET
5 10 (47.62%) CSS
5 10 (47.62%) SQL Server
6 9 (42.86%) ASP.NET
7 8 (38.10%) XML
7 8 (38.10%) Microsoft
7 8 (38.10%) MVC
7 8 (38.10%) Java
7 8 (38.10%) Software Engineering
8 7 (33.33%) OO
8 7 (33.33%) VB.NET
9 6 (28.57%) SQL
9 6 (28.57%) Visual Studio
10 5 (23.81%) Mathematics
10 5 (23.81%) Physics
10 5 (23.81%) Project Management
10 5 (23.81%) Requirements Management
10 5 (23.81%) Project Planning
10 5 (23.81%) UML
10 5 (23.81%) PHP
10 5 (23.81%) Analytical Skills
11 3 (14.29%) vSphere
11 3 (14.29%) Windows
11 3 (14.29%) Linux

Graduate
Top Related IT Skills in Worcestershire by Category

For the 6 months to 19 December 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 2 (9.52%) JBoss
1 2 (9.52%) Tomcat
2 1 (4.76%) Oracle Service Bus
Applications
1 2 (9.52%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 2 (9.52%) BIG-IP
2 1 (4.76%) TCP/IP
2 1 (4.76%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (47.62%) SQL Server
2 1 (4.76%) Crystal Reports
Development Applications
1 6 (28.57%) Visual Studio
2 2 (9.52%) CruiseControl
2 2 (9.52%) Maven
2 2 (9.52%) Hudson
2 2 (9.52%) Jenkins
3 1 (4.76%) Ant
3 1 (4.76%) Artifactory
3 1 (4.76%) Mercurial
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (47.62%) CSS
1 10 (47.62%) HTML
1 10 (47.62%) .NET
2 9 (42.86%) ASP.NET
3 8 (38.10%) XML
4 2 (9.52%) .NET Framework
4 2 (9.52%) jQuery
Miscellaneous
1 14 (66.67%) Computer Science
2 5 (23.81%) Mathematics
2 5 (23.81%) Physics
2 5 (23.81%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (4.76%) Mobile App
3 1 (4.76%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 3 (14.29%) Windows
1 3 (14.29%) Linux
2 1 (4.76%) Windows Server 2003
2 1 (4.76%) Android
2 1 (4.76%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (38.10%) MVC
1 8 (38.10%) Software Engineering
2 7 (33.33%) OO
3 5 (23.81%) Project Management
3 5 (23.81%) Requirements Management
3 5 (23.81%) Project Planning
3 5 (23.81%) UML
4 3 (14.29%) Web Development
4 3 (14.29%) Agile Software Development
5 2 (9.52%) E-Commerce
5 2 (9.52%) DevOps
5 2 (9.52%) Software Deployment
6 1 (4.76%) Mobile Application Development
6 1 (4.76%) Integration Testing
6 1 (4.76%) Manual Testing
6 1 (4.76%) System Testing
6 1 (4.76%) Test Strategy
6 1 (4.76%) Regression Testing
6 1 (4.76%) Automated Testing
6 1 (4.76%) Software Testing
Programming Languages
1 14 (66.67%) JavaScript
2 13 (61.90%) C++
3 12 (57.14%) C#
4 8 (38.10%) Java
5 7 (33.33%) VB.NET
6 6 (28.57%) SQL
7 5 (23.81%) PHP
8 2 (9.52%) VBScript
8 2 (9.52%) Perl
8 2 (9.52%) Python
8 2 (9.52%) PowerShell
9 1 (4.76%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 18 (85.71%) Degree
2 3 (14.29%) MCSD
2 3 (14.29%) Microsoft Certification
3 1 (4.76%) ISTQB
3 1 (4.76%) HND
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (4.76%) QA
System Software
1 3 (14.29%) vSphere
2 2 (9.52%) VMware ESXi
3 1 (4.76%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 2 (9.52%) Puppet
Vendors
1 8 (38.10%) Microsoft
2 3 (14.29%) VMware
3 1 (4.76%) Oracle
Bromsgrove, Worcestershire
Big Red Recruitment
Salary: £18000 per annum + pension + bonus
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