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 24 April 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
24 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Graduate
Rank 28 41 31
Rank change year-on-year
+13 -10
Permanent jobs requiring a Graduate 11 3 19
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Worcestershire 5.00% 1.30% 5.92%
As % of the Job Titles category 5.14% 1.31% 6.07%
Number of salaries quoted 11 3 16
Average salary £21,500 £24,000 £22,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-10.41% +6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £20,000 £22,400 £20,000
10% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £24,000 £26,000
UK excluding London average salary £23,000 £23,000 £23,500
% change year-on-year
- -2.12%
Job Titles Category
Worcestershire
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
214 229 313
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Worcestershire 97.27% 99.13% 97.51%
Number of salaries quoted 196 203 269
Average salary £32,500 £35,000 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-7.14% +7.69%
90% offered a salary of more than £21,000 £22,500 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £40,000 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £38,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year
+5.26% -
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 24 April 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
(Click each for more statistics)
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
Find
Job
Vacancies
Worcester +7 2 £22,000 -4.34%
Droitwich - 2 £20,000 -
Malvern - 2 £24,500 -
Redditch - 1 £21,500 - 1
Graduate
West Midlands

Graduate
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Worcestershire

For the 6 months to 24 April 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 13 (86.67%) C#
2 12 (80.00%) .NET
3 11 (73.33%) Degree
4 10 (66.67%) C++
5 6 (40.00%) ASP.NET
5 6 (40.00%) CSS
6 5 (33.33%) Microsoft
6 5 (33.33%) Mathematics
6 5 (33.33%) Computer Science
6 5 (33.33%) Software Engineering
6 5 (33.33%) Marketing
7 4 (26.67%) MVC
7 4 (26.67%) XML
7 4 (26.67%) HTML
7 4 (26.67%) JavaScript
8 3 (20.00%) VB.NET
8 3 (20.00%) SQL Server
8 3 (20.00%) C
8 3 (20.00%) Visual Studio
8 3 (20.00%) SEO
8 3 (20.00%) E-Commerce
8 3 (20.00%) jQuery
9 2 (13.33%) Agile Software Development
9 2 (13.33%) TDD
9 2 (13.33%) Unit Testing
9 2 (13.33%) Team Foundation Server
9 2 (13.33%) ISO 9000
9 2 (13.33%) Manufacturing
9 2 (13.33%) TickIT
9 2 (13.33%) Scrum

Graduate
Top Related IT Skills in Worcestershire by Category

For the 6 months to 24 April 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 1 (6.67%) Drupal
Applications
1 2 (13.33%) MS Excel
2 1 (6.67%) Photoshop
2 1 (6.67%) Adobe Illustrator
2 1 (6.67%) Fireworks
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (20.00%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 3 (20.00%) Visual Studio
2 2 (13.33%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 5 (33.33%) Marketing
2 2 (13.33%) Manufacturing
3 1 (6.67%) Games
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (80.00%) .NET
2 6 (40.00%) ASP.NET
2 6 (40.00%) CSS
3 4 (26.67%) XML
3 4 (26.67%) HTML
4 3 (20.00%) jQuery
5 2 (13.33%) MFC
6 1 (6.67%) Flash
6 1 (6.67%) ASP.NET MVC
6 1 (6.67%) HTML5
6 1 (6.67%) CSS3
Miscellaneous
1 5 (33.33%) Mathematics
1 5 (33.33%) Computer Science
2 1 (6.67%) Social Media
2 1 (6.67%) Motion Graphics
2 1 (6.67%) Physics
Operating Systems
1 2 (13.33%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (33.33%) Software Engineering
2 4 (26.67%) MVC
3 3 (20.00%) SEO
3 3 (20.00%) E-Commerce
4 2 (13.33%) Agile Software Development
4 2 (13.33%) TDD
4 2 (13.33%) Unit Testing
4 2 (13.33%) Scrum
5 1 (6.67%) Web Design
5 1 (6.67%) Responsive Web Design
5 1 (6.67%) Content Management
Programming Languages
1 13 (86.67%) C#
2 10 (66.67%) C++
3 4 (26.67%) JavaScript
4 3 (20.00%) VB.NET
4 3 (20.00%) C
5 2 (13.33%) VC++
6 1 (6.67%) ActionScript
6 1 (6.67%) PHP
6 1 (6.67%) SQL
6 1 (6.67%) ActionScript 3.0
Qualifications
1 11 (73.33%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (13.33%) ISO 9000
1 2 (13.33%) TickIT
Vendors
1 5 (33.33%) Microsoft
2 1 (6.67%) Adobe
2 1 (6.67%) Macromedia
Worcestershire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £18000 - £25000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Redditch, Worcestershire
Big Red Recruitment
Salary: £18000 - £25000 per annum + Private Health Ins.
Posted: 6 days ago