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 1 September 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
1 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Graduate
Rank 36 37 33
Rank change year-on-year
+1 -4
Permanent jobs requiring a Graduate 14 12 11
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Worcestershire 5.45% 4.56% 4.85%
As % of the Job Titles category 5.56% 4.65% 4.98%
Number of salaries quoted 14 12 11
Average salary £25,000 £22,000 £22,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+13.63% -2.22%
90% offered a salary of more than £20,750 £21,500 £20,000
10% offered a salary of more than £29,250 £25,000 £25,000
UK excluding London average salary £23,500 £22,500 £22,500
% change year-on-year
+4.44% -
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
252 258 221
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Worcestershire 98.05% 98.10% 97.36%
Number of salaries quoted 232 219 191
Average salary £35,000 £35,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- -6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,000 £21,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £45,000 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £39,000
% change year-on-year
- +2.56%

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 September 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 +4 7 £25,000 -
Worcester -1 4 £28,750 +33.72% 2
Bromsgrove +13 2 £20,000 -20.00%
Redditch -7 1 £22,500 +4.65% 2
Graduate
West Midlands

Graduate
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Worcestershire

For the 6 months to 1 September 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 18 (75.00%) Software Engineering
2 17 (70.83%) Degree
2 17 (70.83%) C#
2 17 (70.83%) C++
2 17 (70.83%) .NET
2 17 (70.83%) ASP.NET
3 16 (66.67%) HTML
3 16 (66.67%) JavaScript
4 14 (58.33%) Java
5 10 (41.67%) Mentoring
5 10 (41.67%) WPF
6 9 (37.50%) Fat Client
6 9 (37.50%) WinForms
6 9 (37.50%) Thin Client
6 9 (37.50%) MFC
6 9 (37.50%) Windows
6 9 (37.50%) User Experience
6 9 (37.50%) HTML5
7 7 (29.17%) Computer Science
7 7 (29.17%) MVC
7 7 (29.17%) Microsoft
7 7 (29.17%) CSS
8 6 (25.00%) SQL Server
8 6 (25.00%) Open Source
9 5 (20.83%) XML
10 4 (16.67%) Visual Studio
10 4 (16.67%) VB.NET
10 4 (16.67%) Web Development
11 3 (12.50%) Artificial Intelligence
11 3 (12.50%) SQL

Graduate
Top Related IT Skills in Worcestershire by Category

For the 6 months to 1 September 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.

Applications
1 2 (8.33%) MS PowerPoint
2 1 (4.17%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 1 (4.17%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (4.17%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (8.33%) Ethernet
2 1 (4.17%) LAN
2 1 (4.17%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (25.00%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 4 (16.67%) Visual Studio
2 1 (4.17%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 2 (8.33%) Manufacturing
2 1 (4.17%) Marketing
2 1 (4.17%) Electronics
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 17 (70.83%) .NET
1 17 (70.83%) ASP.NET
2 16 (66.67%) HTML
3 10 (41.67%) WPF
4 9 (37.50%) WinForms
4 9 (37.50%) MFC
4 9 (37.50%) HTML5
5 7 (29.17%) CSS
6 5 (20.83%) XML
7 2 (8.33%) ASP.NET MVC
8 1 (4.17%) jQuery
8 1 (4.17%) .NET Framework
8 1 (4.17%) SOAP
8 1 (4.17%) Entity Framework
8 1 (4.17%) REST
8 1 (4.17%) PhoneGap
8 1 (4.17%) AngularJS
8 1 (4.17%) Twitter Bootstrap
8 1 (4.17%) Apache Cordova
8 1 (4.17%) Ionic Framework
Miscellaneous
1 9 (37.50%) Thin Client
1 9 (37.50%) Fat Client
1 9 (37.50%) User Experience
2 7 (29.17%) Computer Science
3 3 (12.50%) Artificial Intelligence
4 2 (8.33%) Mathematics
4 2 (8.33%) Physics
5 1 (4.17%) Analytical Skills
5 1 (4.17%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 9 (37.50%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (75.00%) Software Engineering
2 10 (41.67%) Mentoring
3 7 (29.17%) MVC
4 6 (25.00%) Open Source
5 4 (16.67%) Web Development
6 2 (8.33%) Agile Software Development
6 2 (8.33%) Data Architecture
7 1 (4.17%) Mobile Development
7 1 (4.17%) SDLC
7 1 (4.17%) TDD
7 1 (4.17%) Automated Testing
7 1 (4.17%) Project Planning
7 1 (4.17%) OO
7 1 (4.17%) E-Commerce
7 1 (4.17%) User Acceptance Testing
7 1 (4.17%) Unit Testing
7 1 (4.17%) Test Scripting
7 1 (4.17%) Manual Testing
7 1 (4.17%) Test Strategy
7 1 (4.17%) Responsive Web Design
Programming Languages
1 17 (70.83%) C#
1 17 (70.83%) C++
2 16 (66.67%) JavaScript
3 14 (58.33%) Java
4 4 (16.67%) VB.NET
5 3 (12.50%) SQL
6 2 (8.33%) C
Qualifications
1 17 (70.83%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (4.17%) QA
System Software
1 1 (4.17%) Firmware
Vendors
1 7 (29.17%) Microsoft
2 1 (4.17%) Google
2 1 (4.17%) Xamarin
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