The median annual salary for a Graduate was £27,500 in advertised job vacancies in Birmingham during the 3 months to 24 June 2017.

The first table below provides salary benchmarking and summary statistics including a comparison to same period in the previous 2 years.

Graduate
West Midlands / Birmingham
3 months to
24 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 87 105 99
Rank change year-on-year +18 -6  
Permanent jobs requiring a Graduate 49 39 37
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Birmingham 2.53% 1.64% 1.83%
As % of the Job Titles category 2.62% 1.71% 1.88%
Number of salaries quoted 47 39 32
Median salary £27,500 £24,500 £27,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +12.24% -9.25%  
90% offered a salary of more than £20,000 £21,000 £21,550
10% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £28,000 £32,500
UK excluding London median salary £25,000 £25,000 £24,500
% change year-on-year - +2.04%  

The next table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all job roles in permanent job vacancies advertised in Birmingham. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such, the figures in the first row provide an indication of the number of permanent jobs in our overall sample.

IT Job Roles
Birmingham
Permanent job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 1871 2285 1972
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Birmingham 96.69% 96.01% 97.67%
Number of salaries quoted 1571 1693 1625
Median salary £42,500 £40,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.25% -5.88%  
90% offered a salary of more than £28,000 £24,500 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £67,500 £62,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +2.40% +3.75%  

Graduate
Job Vacancy Trend in Birmingham

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Birmingham that featured Graduate in the job title.

Job vacancy trend for Graduate in Birmingham

Graduate
Salary Trend in Birmingham

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

Salary trend for Graduate in Birmingham

Graduate
Salary Histogram in Birmingham

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Graduate in Birmingham over the 3 months to 24 June 2017.

Salary histogram for Graduate in Birmingham

Graduate Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in Birmingham

For the 6 months to 24 June 2017, Graduate job roles required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the Birmingham region featuring Graduate in the job title.

1 66 (64.71%) C#
2 49 (48.04%) Degree
3 45 (44.12%) Java
4 38 (37.25%) Computer Science
5 34 (33.33%) Computer Science Degree
6 32 (31.37%) .NET
7 29 (28.43%) Mathematics
8 25 (24.51%) Finance
9 24 (23.53%) Physics
9 24 (23.53%) Analytical Skills
10 23 (22.55%) C++
10 23 (22.55%) OOP
11 22 (21.57%) Agile Software Development
12 18 (17.65%) MVC
13 17 (16.67%) Games
13 17 (16.67%) J2EE
13 17 (16.67%) ASP.NET
13 17 (16.67%) TDD
13 17 (16.67%) ASP.NET MVC
13 17 (16.67%) BDD
14 16 (15.69%) Game Development
15 15 (14.71%) Marketing
15 15 (14.71%) Linux
15 15 (14.71%) Python
16 12 (11.76%) Unity (Game Engine)
16 12 (11.76%) Mobile Games
17 10 (9.80%) JavaScript
18 9 (8.82%) SQL Server
19 7 (6.86%) SQL
19 7 (6.86%) Microsoft

Graduate Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in Birmingham by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 5 (4.90%) Oracle Workflow
2 2 (1.96%) IIS
2 2 (1.96%) Tomcat
3 1 (0.98%) CMS
Applications
1 2 (1.96%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (0.98%) Microsoft Excel
2 1 (0.98%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 5 (4.90%) Oracle BPM
Communications & Networking
1 2 (1.96%) Firewall
1 2 (1.96%) Wireless
2 1 (0.98%) Cisco Wireless
2 1 (0.98%) Network Security
2 1 (0.98%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (8.82%) SQL Server
2 6 (5.88%) MySQL
3 2 (1.96%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 4 (3.92%) JIRA
2 2 (1.96%) Ant
2 2 (1.96%) Visual Studio
General
1 25 (24.51%) Finance
2 17 (16.67%) Games
3 15 (14.71%) Marketing
4 2 (1.96%) Automotive
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 32 (31.37%) .NET
2 17 (16.67%) ASP.NET
2 17 (16.67%) ASP.NET MVC
2 17 (16.67%) J2EE
3 12 (11.76%) Unity (Game Engine)
4 7 (6.86%) AngularJS
5 6 (5.88%) CSS
5 6 (5.88%) HTML
6 5 (4.90%) Java EE
6 5 (4.90%) REST
6 5 (4.90%) SOAP
6 5 (4.90%) Web Services
6 5 (4.90%) XML
7 2 (1.96%) .NET Framework
7 2 (1.96%) CSS3
7 2 (1.96%) Entity Framework
7 2 (1.96%) HTML5
7 2 (1.96%) JDBC
7 2 (1.96%) Node.js
7 2 (1.96%) Struts
Miscellaneous
1 38 (37.25%) Computer Science
2 24 (23.53%) Analytical Skills
3 12 (11.76%) Mobile Games
4 6 (5.88%) Mobile App
5 1 (0.98%) Algorithms
5 1 (0.98%) EPoS
5 1 (0.98%) Greenfield Project
Operating Systems
1 15 (14.71%) Linux
2 3 (2.94%) Windows
3 2 (1.96%) Windows 8
3 2 (1.96%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 29 (28.43%) Mathematics
2 24 (23.53%) Physics
3 23 (22.55%) OOP
4 22 (21.57%) Agile Software Development
5 18 (17.65%) MVC
6 17 (16.67%) BDD
6 17 (16.67%) TDD
7 16 (15.69%) Game Development
8 5 (4.90%) Open Source
8 5 (4.90%) Process Management
8 5 (4.90%) Web Application Development
8 5 (4.90%) Workflow
9 4 (3.92%) Defect Tracking
9 4 (3.92%) Web Development
10 3 (2.94%) ITIL
11 2 (1.96%) Business Intelligence
11 2 (1.96%) Continuous Improvement
11 2 (1.96%) Extreme Programming
11 2 (1.96%) Integration Testing
11 2 (1.96%) Pair Programming
Programming Languages
1 66 (64.71%) C#
2 45 (44.12%) Java
3 23 (22.55%) C++
4 15 (14.71%) Python
5 10 (9.80%) JavaScript
6 7 (6.86%) SQL
7 2 (1.96%) T-SQL
8 1 (0.98%) PHP
8 1 (0.98%) VBA
Qualifications
1 49 (48.04%) Degree
2 34 (33.33%) Computer Science Degree
3 4 (3.92%) Numerate Degree
4 2 (1.96%) A+ Certification
4 2 (1.96%) GNVQ
4 2 (1.96%) HND
4 2 (1.96%) Microsoft Certification
5 1 (0.98%) CCNA
5 1 (0.98%) CCNP
5 1 (0.98%) CHECK Team Member
5 1 (0.98%) Cisco Certification
5 1 (0.98%) SC Cleared
5 1 (0.98%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (3.92%) QA
2 2 (1.96%) SLA
System Software
1 1 (0.98%) Active Directory
1 1 (0.98%) Hyper-V
Vendors
1 7 (6.86%) Microsoft
2 5 (4.90%) Oracle
3 2 (1.96%) Xamarin
4 1 (0.98%) Cisco
4 1 (0.98%) Cognos
4 1 (0.98%) Palo Alto
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Posted: 5 days ago
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