The table below looks at the statistics for the Graduate role in IT jobs advertised for the Coventry region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Graduate in their job title over the 3 months to 22 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
22 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Graduate
Rank 61 53 45
Rank change year-on-year
-8 -8
Permanent jobs requiring a Graduate 14 13 20
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Coventry 1.85% 2.24% 3.21%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.99% 2.38% 3.38%
Number of salaries quoted 12 13 20
Average salary £25,000 £22,500 £22,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+11.11% -
UK excluding London average salary £25,000 £22,500 £22,500
% change year-on-year
+11.11% -
Graduate
West Midlands

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in permanent jobs advertised in the Coventry region. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such the figures in the first row provide an indication of the total number of permanent jobs in the overall sample.

Job Titles Category
Coventry
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
703 546 591
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Coventry 92.74% 94.14% 94.86%
Number of salaries quoted 602 460 506
Average salary £44,750 £37,500 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+19.33% -
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £25,804 £25,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £52,500 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year
- +5.26%

Graduate
Jobs Demand Trend in Coventry

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Graduate in the job title across the Coventry region as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

Graduate Jobs Demand Trend in Coventry

Graduate
Salary Trend in Coventry

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

Graduate Salary Trend in Coventry

Graduate
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Coventry

For the 6 months to 22 May 2015, IT jobs across the Coventry region that cited Graduate in their job title mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled with Graduate in their job title.

1 19 (70.37%) HTML
2 18 (66.67%) SQL
2 18 (66.67%) .NET
2 18 (66.67%) SQL Server
3 15 (55.56%) Service Management
3 15 (55.56%) Oracle
3 15 (55.56%) XML
4 14 (51.85%) MS Excel
5 12 (44.44%) HTTP
6 10 (37.04%) J2EE
6 10 (37.04%) C#
7 6 (22.22%) CSS
8 5 (18.52%) JavaScript
8 5 (18.52%) Agile Software Development
9 4 (14.81%) Degree
9 4 (14.81%) HTML5
9 4 (14.81%) Web Design
9 4 (14.81%) Java
9 4 (14.81%) Windows
10 3 (11.11%) Solaris
10 3 (11.11%) Linux
10 3 (11.11%) ITIL
10 3 (11.11%) IIS
10 3 (11.11%) Python
10 3 (11.11%) Tomcat
10 3 (11.11%) Perl
10 3 (11.11%) Scrum
10 3 (11.11%) MVC
10 3 (11.11%) Microsoft
10 3 (11.11%) Unicenter

Graduate
Top Related IT Skills in Coventry by Category

For the 6 months to 22 May 2015, IT jobs across the Coventry region that cited Graduate in their job title mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled with Graduate in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 3 (11.11%) IIS
1 3 (11.11%) Tomcat
2 2 (7.41%) Drupal
Applications
1 14 (51.85%) MS Excel
2 2 (7.41%) MS PowerPoint
2 2 (7.41%) Fireworks
2 2 (7.41%) Adobe Illustrator
2 2 (7.41%) Photoshop
Communications & Networking
1 12 (44.44%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 18 (66.67%) SQL Server
2 2 (7.41%) MySQL
3 1 (3.70%) MongoDB
3 1 (3.70%) SQLite
General
1 2 (7.41%) Retail
1 2 (7.41%) Pharmaceutical
2 1 (3.70%) Games
2 1 (3.70%) Manufacturing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 19 (70.37%) HTML
2 18 (66.67%) .NET
3 15 (55.56%) XML
4 10 (37.04%) J2EE
5 6 (22.22%) CSS
6 4 (14.81%) HTML5
7 3 (11.11%) jQuery
7 3 (11.11%) CSS3
8 2 (7.41%) WPF
8 2 (7.41%) Flash
9 1 (3.70%) ASP.NET
9 1 (3.70%) iOS SDK
9 1 (3.70%) WCF
9 1 (3.70%) AngularJS
9 1 (3.70%) Unity (Game Engine)
Miscellaneous
1 3 (11.11%) Computer Science
1 3 (11.11%) Mobile App
1 3 (11.11%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (7.41%) Data Structures
2 2 (7.41%) User Experience
2 2 (7.41%) Motion Graphics
2 2 (7.41%) Mathematics
2 2 (7.41%) Management Information System
3 1 (3.70%) 3D Graphics
3 1 (3.70%) Animation
Operating Systems
1 4 (14.81%) Windows
2 3 (11.11%) Solaris
2 3 (11.11%) Linux
3 1 (3.70%) Android
3 1 (3.70%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (55.56%) Service Management
2 5 (18.52%) Agile Software Development
3 4 (14.81%) Web Design
4 3 (11.11%) ITIL
4 3 (11.11%) Scrum
4 3 (11.11%) MVC
4 3 (11.11%) Continuous Integration
4 3 (11.11%) Kanban
4 3 (11.11%) DevOps
5 2 (7.41%) Mobile Application Development
5 2 (7.41%) Content Management
5 2 (7.41%) Software Engineering
5 2 (7.41%) Time Management
5 2 (7.41%) Project Management
5 2 (7.41%) SEO
5 2 (7.41%) Stakeholder Management
5 2 (7.41%) PLM
5 2 (7.41%) Business Intelligence
5 2 (7.41%) E-Commerce
6 1 (3.70%) OOP
Programming Languages
1 18 (66.67%) SQL
2 10 (37.04%) C#
3 5 (18.52%) JavaScript
4 4 (14.81%) Java
5 3 (11.11%) Python
5 3 (11.11%) Perl
5 3 (11.11%) PowerShell
6 2 (7.41%) ActionScript 3.0
6 2 (7.41%) PHP5
6 2 (7.41%) PHP
6 2 (7.41%) ActionScript
6 2 (7.41%) C++
7 1 (3.70%) VBScript
7 1 (3.70%) VB
7 1 (3.70%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 4 (14.81%) Degree
Systems Management
1 3 (11.11%) Unicenter
1 3 (11.11%) Tivoli
1 3 (11.11%) Nagios
1 3 (11.11%) BladeLogic
1 3 (11.11%) Ansible
Vendors
1 15 (55.56%) Oracle
2 3 (11.11%) Microsoft
3 2 (7.41%) Adobe
3 2 (7.41%) Macromedia
4 1 (3.70%) SAP
4 1 (3.70%) Apple
4 1 (3.70%) Xamarin