Period
to 25 July 2017

The median annual salary for a Graduate was £23,000 in advertised job vacancies in Staffordshire during the 6 months to 25 July 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 > Staffordshire
6 months to
25 Jul 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 48 72 94
Rank change year-on-year +24 +22 -22
Permanent jobs requiring a Graduate 50 41 22
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Staffordshire 5.07% 3.13% 1.71%
As % of the Job Titles category 5.21% 3.21% 1.76%
Number of salaries quoted 47 36 16
Staffordshire median annual salary £23,000 £24,000 £22,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -4.17% +9.09% +10.00%
10th Percentile £19,750 £18,500 £18,000
90th Percentile £28,750 £27,313 £27,000
West Midlands median annual salary £26,000 £24,500 £25,000
% change year-on-year +6.12% -2.00% +16.28%

The next table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all job roles in permanent job vacancies advertised in Staffordshire. 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
Staffordshire
Permanent job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 960 1276 1251
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Staffordshire 97.26% 97.40% 97.51%
Number of salaries quoted 784 1146 1102
Staffordshire median annual salary £37,500 £37,500 £38,048
Median salary % change year-on-year - -1.44% +8.71%
10th Percentile £21,250 £22,500 £23,500
90th Percentile £56,250 £52,500 £58,750
West Midlands median annual salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

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
Salary Histogram in Staffordshire

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Graduate in Staffordshire over the 6 months to 25 July 2017.

Salary histogram 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 25 July 2017. 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 +24 26 £25,500 +6.25%
Stafford +5 15 £21,500 +13.16%
Cannock - 2 £31,000 -
Leek - 2 £23,000 -
Lichfield +4 1 £19,000 -
Tamworth 0 1 - -
Graduate
West Midlands

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

For the 6 months to 25 July 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 Staffordshire region featuring Graduate in the job title.

1 28 (56.00%) C#
2 26 (52.00%) .NET
3 23 (46.00%) JavaScript
4 22 (44.00%) Degree
5 19 (38.00%) PHP
5 19 (38.00%) MySQL
6 18 (36.00%) SQL
6 18 (36.00%) E-Commerce
7 17 (34.00%) Electronics
8 16 (32.00%) Magento
9 15 (30.00%) Data Structures
9 15 (30.00%) Git (software)
9 15 (30.00%) jQuery
9 15 (30.00%) Automotive
9 15 (30.00%) Retail
9 15 (30.00%) Apple
9 15 (30.00%) C++
9 15 (30.00%) SQL Server
10 14 (28.00%) Java
11 13 (26.00%) OOP
11 13 (26.00%) OO
11 13 (26.00%) Mathematics
12 12 (24.00%) Software Engineering
13 11 (22.00%) Computer Science
14 10 (20.00%) Physics
14 10 (20.00%) Enterprise Software
14 10 (20.00%) ASP.NET
15 6 (12.00%) Microsoft
15 6 (12.00%) Microsoft Certification
16 5 (10.00%) HTML

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:

Application Platforms
1 1 (2.00%) CMS
1 1 (2.00%) Joomla!
1 1 (2.00%) WordPress
Applications
1 3 (6.00%) Microsoft Excel
1 3 (6.00%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (2.00%) Adobe Illustrator
2 1 (2.00%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 16 (32.00%) Magento
2 1 (2.00%) OpenCart
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.00%) Google Analytics
1 1 (2.00%) SaaS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 19 (38.00%) MySQL
2 15 (30.00%) SQL Server
3 3 (6.00%) Relational Database
4 1 (2.00%) Riak
Development Applications
1 15 (30.00%) Git (software)
2 2 (4.00%) Visual Studio
3 1 (2.00%) gulp
General
1 17 (34.00%) Electronics
2 15 (30.00%) Automotive
2 15 (30.00%) Retail
3 1 (2.00%) Marketing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 26 (52.00%) .NET
2 15 (30.00%) jQuery
3 10 (20.00%) ASP.NET
4 5 (10.00%) HTML
5 4 (8.00%) CSS
6 3 (6.00%) CGI
6 3 (6.00%) HTML5
6 3 (6.00%) WCF
6 3 (6.00%) WPF
7 2 (4.00%) Angular 2
7 2 (4.00%) AngularJS
7 2 (4.00%) Regular Expression
8 1 (2.00%) ASP.NET Web API
8 1 (2.00%) Compass CSS Framework
8 1 (2.00%) Sass
Miscellaneous
1 15 (30.00%) Data Structures
2 11 (22.00%) Computer Science
3 10 (20.00%) Enterprise Software
4 2 (4.00%) iPad
Operating Systems
1 4 (8.00%) Windows
2 1 (2.00%) Windows 7
2 1 (2.00%) Windows Server
2 1 (2.00%) Windows Server 2003
2 1 (2.00%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (36.00%) E-Commerce
2 13 (26.00%) Mathematics
2 13 (26.00%) OO
2 13 (26.00%) OOP
3 12 (24.00%) Software Engineering
4 10 (20.00%) Physics
5 4 (8.00%) Ethical Hacking
5 4 (8.00%) Test Automation
6 3 (6.00%) Cryptography
6 3 (6.00%) Escalation Management
6 3 (6.00%) Penetration Testing
6 3 (6.00%) SDLC
6 3 (6.00%) Security Testing
6 3 (6.00%) SQL Optimisation
6 3 (6.00%) Web Development
7 2 (4.00%) Data Transformation
7 2 (4.00%) Document Management
7 2 (4.00%) Line Management
7 2 (4.00%) Open Source
8 1 (2.00%) Agile Software Development
Programming Languages
1 28 (56.00%) C#
2 23 (46.00%) JavaScript
3 19 (38.00%) PHP
4 18 (36.00%) SQL
5 15 (30.00%) C++
6 14 (28.00%) Java
7 3 (6.00%) PowerShell
7 3 (6.00%) VB
7 3 (6.00%) VBA
8 2 (4.00%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 22 (44.00%) Degree
2 6 (12.00%) Microsoft Certification
3 4 (8.00%) Computer Science Degree
4 1 (2.00%) Numerate Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.00%) QA
1 1 (2.00%) SLA
Vendors
1 15 (30.00%) Apple
2 6 (12.00%) Microsoft
3 3 (6.00%) Oracle
4 1 (2.00%) Google