Period
to 23 November 2017

The median annual salary for a Graduate was £27,500 in advertised job vacancies in Birmingham during the 6 months to 23 November 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
6 months to
23 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 84 116 119
Rank change year-on-year +32 +3 +34
Permanent jobs requiring a Graduate 116 113 72
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Birmingham 3.01% 2.37% 1.82%
As % of the Job Titles category 3.13% 2.46% 1.88%
Number of salaries quoted 110 119 68
Birmingham median annual salary £27,500 £27,500 £22,250
Median salary % change year-on-year - +23.60% +5.95%
10th Percentile £21,675 £19,000 £19,000
90th Percentile £32,500 £30,800 £35,000
West Midlands median annual salary £26,000 £24,500 £25,000
% change year-on-year +6.12% -2.00% +14.94%

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Birmingham. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title that can be normalized. As such, the figures in the second row provide an indication of the number of permanent jobs in our overall sample.

All Permanent IT Job Vacancies
Birmingham
Permanent vacancies in Birmingham with a recognized job title 3703 4588 3833
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 96.23% 96.39% 97.06%
Number of salaries quoted 2957 3420 3210
Birmingham median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.88% - -
10th Percentile £26,250 £25,500 £25,500
90th Percentile £65,000 £66,250 £67,500
West Midlands median annual salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

Graduate
Job Vacancy Trend in Birmingham

Job postings that featured Graduate in the job title as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Birmingham.

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 6 months to 23 November 2017.

Salary histogram for Graduate in Birmingham

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

For the 6 months to 23 November 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 63 (54.31%) C#
2 55 (47.41%) Java
3 42 (36.21%) Degree
4 37 (31.90%) .NET
5 33 (28.45%) Finance
5 33 (28.45%) Mathematics
6 32 (27.59%) Physics
6 32 (27.59%) Computer Science
6 32 (27.59%) C++
7 31 (26.72%) Analytical Skills
8 29 (25.00%) Python
9 28 (24.14%) Agile Software Development
9 28 (24.14%) Computer Science Degree
10 27 (23.28%) Marketing
10 27 (23.28%) ASP.NET
11 24 (20.69%) OOP
12 20 (17.24%) ASP.NET MVC
12 20 (17.24%) BDD
12 20 (17.24%) TDD
12 20 (17.24%) J2EE
12 20 (17.24%) MVC
12 20 (17.24%) Linux
13 14 (12.07%) SQL
14 12 (10.34%) SQL Server
14 12 (10.34%) Microsoft
15 9 (7.76%) Data Analysis
15 9 (7.76%) Business Intelligence
15 9 (7.76%) XML
16 7 (6.03%) C
16 7 (6.03%) Perl

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 2 (1.72%) Oracle Workflow
Applications
1 5 (4.31%) Microsoft Excel
2 4 (3.45%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 2 (1.72%) Oracle BPM
Communications & Networking
1 1 (0.86%) Cisco Wireless
1 1 (0.86%) Firewall
1 1 (0.86%) Network Security
1 1 (0.86%) SMS
1 1 (0.86%) WAN
1 1 (0.86%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (10.34%) SQL Server
2 5 (4.31%) MySQL
2 5 (4.31%) SSDT
3 3 (2.59%) Data Warehouse
3 3 (2.59%) PostgreSQL
3 3 (2.59%) Relational Database
3 3 (2.59%) Spotfire
Development Applications
1 5 (4.31%) JIRA
General
1 33 (28.45%) Finance
2 27 (23.28%) Marketing
3 1 (0.86%) Automotive
3 1 (0.86%) Games
3 1 (0.86%) Law
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 37 (31.90%) .NET
2 27 (23.28%) ASP.NET
3 20 (17.24%) ASP.NET MVC
3 20 (17.24%) J2EE
4 9 (7.76%) XML
5 5 (4.31%) Akka
5 5 (4.31%) CSS
5 5 (4.31%) HTML
5 5 (4.31%) RabbitMQ
5 5 (4.31%) Reactive Extensions
5 5 (4.31%) ReactiveX
5 5 (4.31%) SignalR
5 5 (4.31%) Task Parallel Library
5 5 (4.31%) WPF
6 2 (1.72%) Java EE
6 2 (1.72%) REST
6 2 (1.72%) SOAP
6 2 (1.72%) Web Services
7 1 (0.86%) CSS3
Miscellaneous
1 32 (27.59%) Computer Science
2 31 (26.72%) Analytical Skills
3 5 (4.31%) Algorithms
3 5 (4.31%) Greenfield Project
4 2 (1.72%) PlayStation
5 1 (0.86%) Analytical Mindset
5 1 (0.86%) BBC
5 1 (0.86%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 20 (17.24%) Linux
2 1 (0.86%) Android
2 1 (0.86%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 33 (28.45%) Mathematics
2 32 (27.59%) Physics
3 28 (24.14%) Agile Software Development
4 24 (20.69%) OOP
5 20 (17.24%) BDD
5 20 (17.24%) MVC
5 20 (17.24%) TDD
6 9 (7.76%) Business Intelligence
6 9 (7.76%) Data Analysis
7 7 (6.03%) Business Analysis
7 7 (6.03%) CAD
8 6 (5.17%) User Stories
9 5 (4.31%) Functional Programming
9 5 (4.31%) Machine Learning
9 5 (4.31%) MVVM
9 5 (4.31%) OO
9 5 (4.31%) SOLID
9 5 (4.31%) Test Automation
10 4 (3.45%) CRM
10 4 (3.45%) E-Commerce
Programming Languages
1 63 (54.31%) C#
2 55 (47.41%) Java
3 32 (27.59%) C++
4 29 (25.00%) Python
5 14 (12.07%) SQL
6 7 (6.03%) C
6 7 (6.03%) Perl
7 6 (5.17%) JavaScript
8 5 (4.31%) F#
8 5 (4.31%) R
8 5 (4.31%) XAML
9 4 (3.45%) VBA
10 3 (2.59%) PHP
11 1 (0.86%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 42 (36.21%) Degree
2 28 (24.14%) Computer Science Degree
3 5 (4.31%) PhD
4 2 (1.72%) Numerate Degree
5 1 (0.86%) CCNA
5 1 (0.86%) CCNP
5 1 (0.86%) Cisco Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (2.59%) QA
Vendors
1 12 (10.34%) Microsoft
2 5 (4.31%) Xamarin
3 3 (2.59%) Greenplum
3 3 (2.59%) TIBCO
4 2 (1.72%) Apple
4 2 (1.72%) Oracle
5 1 (0.86%) Cisco
5 1 (0.86%) Cognos
5 1 (0.86%) Palo Alto