Period
to 10 December 2018

The median annual salary for a Graduate was £19,750 in advertised job vacancies in Staffordshire during the 6 months to 10 December 2018.

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

Graduate
West Midlands > Staffordshire
6 months to
10 Dec 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 60 71 84
Rank change year-on-year +11 +13 -15
Permanent jobs requiring a Graduate 11 26 27
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Staffordshire 1.66% 2.20% 2.29%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.69% 2.25% 2.34%
Number of salaries quoted 10 25 35
Staffordshire median annual salary £19,750 £25,000 £23,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -21.00% +6.38% +6.82%
10th Percentile £17,500 £19,000 £18,000
90th Percentile £23,400 £28,750 £27,800
West Midlands median annual salary £27,500 £26,000 £25,000
% change year-on-year +5.77% +4.00% -

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Staffordshire. 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
Staffordshire
Permanent vacancies in Staffordshire with a recognized job title 652 1,156 1,156
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 98.64% 97.97% 97.88%
Number of salaries quoted 584 935 1,011
Staffordshire median annual salary £39,500 £37,500 £39,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.33% -3.85% +11.43%
10th Percentile £23,500 £21,250 £22,750
90th Percentile £53,750 £57,500 £57,500
West Midlands median annual salary £43,250 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +8.13% - -

Graduate
Job Vacancy Trend in Staffordshire

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

Job vacancy trend for Graduate in Staffordshire

Graduate
Salary Trend in Staffordshire

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

Salary trend for Graduate in Staffordshire

Graduate
Job Locations in Staffordshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Graduate within the Staffordshire region over the 6 months to 10 December 2018. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Past 6 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Stoke-on-Trent -11 9 £19,000 -25.49% 1
Lichfield +20 1 £23,000 -4.17%
Stafford +17 1 £24,000 +20.00% 1
Graduate
West Midlands

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

For the 6 months to 10 December 2018, Graduate job roles required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all permanent job ads across the Staffordshire region featuring Graduate in the job title.

1 6 (54.55%) CSS
1 6 (54.55%) HTML
1 6 (54.55%) JavaScript
1 6 (54.55%) PHP
2 5 (45.45%) SQL
2 5 (45.45%) LAMP
2 5 (45.45%) Git (software)
2 5 (45.45%) SaaS
2 5 (45.45%) Responsive Web Design
3 4 (36.36%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 4 (36.36%) SQL Server
3 4 (36.36%) Business Intelligence
3 4 (36.36%) Microsoft
4 3 (27.27%) Microsoft Excel
4 3 (27.27%) Microsoft Office
4 3 (27.27%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 3 (27.27%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 3 (27.27%) Games
4 3 (27.27%) Finance
4 3 (27.27%) Banking
5 2 (18.18%) C#
5 2 (18.18%) .NET
6 1 (9.09%) MVC
6 1 (9.09%) Visual Studio
6 1 (9.09%) ASP.NET
6 1 (9.09%) T-SQL
6 1 (9.09%) VB.NET
6 1 (9.09%) Web Development
6 1 (9.09%) QlikView
6 1 (9.09%) System Testing

Graduate Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in Staffordshire 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:

Applications
1 3 (27.27%) Microsoft Excel
1 3 (27.27%) Microsoft Office
1 3 (27.27%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Cloud Services
1 5 (45.45%) SaaS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (36.36%) SQL Server
1 4 (36.36%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 3 (27.27%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 1 (9.09%) QlikView
Development Applications
1 5 (45.45%) Git (software)
2 1 (9.09%) Visual Studio
General
1 3 (27.27%) Banking
1 3 (27.27%) Finance
1 3 (27.27%) Games
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (54.55%) CSS
1 6 (54.55%) HTML
2 5 (45.45%) LAMP
3 2 (18.18%) .NET
4 1 (9.09%) ASP.NET
4 1 (9.09%) CSS3
4 1 (9.09%) HTML5
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (45.45%) Responsive Web Design
2 4 (36.36%) Business Intelligence
3 1 (9.09%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (9.09%) IT Strategy
3 1 (9.09%) Mentoring
3 1 (9.09%) MVC
3 1 (9.09%) System Testing
3 1 (9.09%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 6 (54.55%) JavaScript
1 6 (54.55%) PHP
2 5 (45.45%) SQL
3 2 (18.18%) C#
4 1 (9.09%) T-SQL
4 1 (9.09%) VB.NET
Vendors
1 4 (36.36%) Microsoft
2 1 (9.09%) Google
2 1 (9.09%) Twitter