Period
to 19 August 2018

The median annual salary for a Graduate was £23,000 in advertised job vacancies in Worcestershire during the 6 months to 19 August 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 > Worcestershire
6 months to
19 Aug 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 57 72 51
Rank change year-on-year +15 -21 -1
Permanent jobs requiring a Graduate 5 7 19
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Worcestershire 1.15% 1.20% 3.25%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.18% 1.23% 3.31%
Number of salaries quoted 5 7 20
Worcestershire median annual salary £23,000 £21,000 £24,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +9.52% -12.50% -4.00%
10th Percentile £21,500 £18,750 £21,025
90th Percentile £37,000 £22,500 £27,500
West Midlands median annual salary £27,500 £26,000 £24,000
% change year-on-year +5.77% +8.33% -4.00%

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Worcestershire. 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
Worcestershire
Permanent vacancies in Worcestershire with a recognized job title 423 570 574
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 97.69% 97.77% 98.12%
Number of salaries quoted 338 538 539
Worcestershire median annual salary £38,094 £37,500 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +1.58% +7.14% -
10th Percentile £22,750 £22,500 £21,150
90th Percentile £52,895 £53,000 £52,500
West Midlands median annual salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +6.25% - -

Graduate
Job Vacancy Trend in Worcestershire

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

Job vacancy trend for Graduate in Worcestershire

Graduate
Salary Trend in Worcestershire

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

Salary trend for Graduate in Worcestershire

Graduate
Salary Histogram in Worcestershire

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Graduate in Worcestershire over the 6 months to 19 August 2018.

Salary histogram for Graduate in Worcestershire

Graduate
Job Locations in Worcestershire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Graduate within the Worcestershire region over the 6 months to 19 August 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
Redditch +7 3 £23,000 +12.20%
Kidderminster - 1 £40,000 - 1
Malvern - 1 £27,500 - 2
Graduate
West Midlands

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

For the 6 months to 19 August 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 Worcestershire region featuring Graduate in the job title.

1 4 (80.00%) JavaScript
1 4 (80.00%) C#
1 4 (80.00%) Software Engineering
2 3 (60.00%) Web Development
2 3 (60.00%) Agile Software Development
2 3 (60.00%) MVC
2 3 (60.00%) HTML
2 3 (60.00%) .NET
2 3 (60.00%) SQL Server
2 3 (60.00%) Visual Studio
2 3 (60.00%) ASP.NET
2 3 (60.00%) CSS
2 3 (60.00%) Microsoft
2 3 (60.00%) ASP.NET MVC
2 3 (60.00%) AngularJS
2 3 (60.00%) Twitter Bootstrap
2 3 (60.00%) Problem-Solving
3 2 (40.00%) Git (software)
3 2 (40.00%) Team Foundation Server
3 2 (40.00%) Computer Science
4 1 (20.00%) German Language
4 1 (20.00%) WPF
4 1 (20.00%) Google
4 1 (20.00%) Degree
4 1 (20.00%) JIRA
4 1 (20.00%) Mathematics
4 1 (20.00%) Physics
4 1 (20.00%) TDD
4 1 (20.00%) Pair Programming
4 1 (20.00%) Subversion

Graduate Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in Worcestershire 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 (20.00%) Confluence
Cloud Services
1 1 (20.00%) Google Cloud Platform
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (60.00%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 3 (60.00%) Visual Studio
2 2 (40.00%) Git (software)
2 2 (40.00%) Team Foundation Server
3 1 (20.00%) Jenkins
3 1 (20.00%) JIRA
3 1 (20.00%) Subversion
General
1 1 (20.00%) Automotive
1 1 (20.00%) German Language
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (60.00%) .NET
1 3 (60.00%) AngularJS
1 3 (60.00%) ASP.NET
1 3 (60.00%) ASP.NET MVC
1 3 (60.00%) CSS
1 3 (60.00%) HTML
1 3 (60.00%) Twitter Bootstrap
2 1 (20.00%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 2 (40.00%) Computer Science
2 1 (20.00%) Augmented Reality
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (80.00%) Software Engineering
2 3 (60.00%) Agile Software Development
2 3 (60.00%) MVC
2 3 (60.00%) Problem-Solving
2 3 (60.00%) Web Development
3 1 (20.00%) Mathematics
3 1 (20.00%) Pair Programming
3 1 (20.00%) Physics
3 1 (20.00%) SDLC
3 1 (20.00%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 4 (80.00%) C#
1 4 (80.00%) JavaScript
2 1 (20.00%) C++
2 1 (20.00%) Java
Qualifications
1 1 (20.00%) Computer Science Degree
1 1 (20.00%) Degree
Vendors
1 3 (60.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (20.00%) Google