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 29 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
29 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Graduate
Rank 37 26 40
Rank change year-on-year
-11 +14
Permanent jobs requiring a Graduate 9 16 4
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Worcestershire 3.54% 6.64% 1.83%
As % of the Job Titles category 3.66% 6.81% 1.87%
Number of salaries quoted 8 16 4
Average salary £23,500 £21,500 £24,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+9.30% -10.41%
UK excluding London average salary £25,000 £22,500 £22,500
% change year-on-year
+11.11% -
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
246 235 214
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Worcestershire 96.85% 97.51% 98.17%
Number of salaries quoted 220 218 191
Average salary £35,000 £32,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.69% -7.14%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,000 £21,500 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £48,000 £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 29 May 2015. 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
Malvern +2 3 £25,000 -9.09% 1
Worcester -1 2 £25,750 +32.05% 1
Redditch -17 2 £22,000 -
Bromsgrove - 2 £20,000 - 1
Graduate
West Midlands

Graduate
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Worcestershire

For the 6 months to 29 May 2015, 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 16 (94.12%) Degree
2 14 (82.35%) C#
2 14 (82.35%) JavaScript
2 14 (82.35%) .NET
3 13 (76.47%) HTML
3 13 (76.47%) ASP.NET
4 12 (70.59%) C++
5 11 (64.71%) SQL Server
5 11 (64.71%) MVC
5 11 (64.71%) CSS
5 11 (64.71%) Microsoft
5 11 (64.71%) Software Engineering
6 10 (58.82%) Computer Science
7 9 (52.94%) XML
7 9 (52.94%) VB.NET
7 9 (52.94%) Visual Studio
8 4 (23.53%) Java
9 3 (17.65%) Windows
9 3 (17.65%) Mentoring
10 2 (11.76%) User Experience
10 2 (11.76%) ASP.NET MVC
10 2 (11.76%) HTML5
10 2 (11.76%) Web Development
10 2 (11.76%) Manufacturing
10 2 (11.76%) MFC
10 2 (11.76%) SQL
10 2 (11.76%) Thin Client
10 2 (11.76%) WinForms
10 2 (11.76%) WPF
10 2 (11.76%) Fat Client

Graduate
Top Related IT Skills in Worcestershire by Category

For the 6 months to 29 May 2015, 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 (5.88%) JBoss
1 1 (5.88%) Tomcat
1 1 (5.88%) Oracle Service Bus
Applications
1 2 (11.76%) MS PowerPoint
Cloud Services
1 1 (5.88%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (5.88%) BIG-IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (64.71%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 9 (52.94%) Visual Studio
2 1 (5.88%) Mercurial
2 1 (5.88%) Maven
2 1 (5.88%) CruiseControl
2 1 (5.88%) Ant
2 1 (5.88%) Hudson
2 1 (5.88%) Artifactory
2 1 (5.88%) Jenkins
General
1 2 (11.76%) Manufacturing
2 1 (5.88%) Electronics
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (82.35%) .NET
2 13 (76.47%) HTML
2 13 (76.47%) ASP.NET
3 11 (64.71%) CSS
4 9 (52.94%) XML
5 2 (11.76%) ASP.NET MVC
5 2 (11.76%) HTML5
5 2 (11.76%) MFC
5 2 (11.76%) WinForms
5 2 (11.76%) WPF
6 1 (5.88%) SOAP
6 1 (5.88%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 10 (58.82%) Computer Science
2 2 (11.76%) User Experience
2 2 (11.76%) Thin Client
2 2 (11.76%) Fat Client
3 1 (5.88%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 3 (17.65%) Windows
2 1 (5.88%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (64.71%) MVC
1 11 (64.71%) Software Engineering
2 3 (17.65%) Mentoring
3 2 (11.76%) Web Development
4 1 (5.88%) Project Planning
4 1 (5.88%) User Acceptance Testing
4 1 (5.88%) Unit Testing
4 1 (5.88%) Test Scripting
4 1 (5.88%) Manual Testing
4 1 (5.88%) Automated Testing
4 1 (5.88%) Agile Software Development
4 1 (5.88%) TDD
4 1 (5.88%) Test Strategy
4 1 (5.88%) Agile Testing
4 1 (5.88%) Software Deployment
4 1 (5.88%) DevOps
Programming Languages
1 14 (82.35%) C#
1 14 (82.35%) JavaScript
2 12 (70.59%) C++
3 9 (52.94%) VB.NET
4 4 (23.53%) Java
5 2 (11.76%) SQL
6 1 (5.88%) PowerShell
6 1 (5.88%) VBScript
6 1 (5.88%) Perl
6 1 (5.88%) PHP
6 1 (5.88%) PL/SQL
6 1 (5.88%) Python
Qualifications
1 16 (94.12%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (5.88%) QA
System Software
1 1 (5.88%) vSphere
1 1 (5.88%) Firmware
1 1 (5.88%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 1 (5.88%) Puppet
Vendors
1 11 (64.71%) Microsoft
2 1 (5.88%) Google
2 1 (5.88%) Oracle
2 1 (5.88%) VMware
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