The first table below looks at the demand for the Graduate role in IT jobs advertised for the Solihull 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 1 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Job Titles advertised for the Solihull region.

Location
3 months to
1 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Graduate
Rank 44 - 48
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Permanent jobs requiring a Graduate 5 0 3
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Solihull 1.72% - 1.12%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.81% - 1.14%
Number of salaries quoted 5 0 3
Average salary £29,265 - £25,000
UK excluding London average salary £22,500 £22,500 £23,000
% change year-on-year
- -2.17%
Job Titles Category
Solihull
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
276 275 263
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Solihull 95.17% 96.15% 98.13%
Number of salaries quoted 216 218 183
Average salary £40,000 £35,500 £34,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+12.67% +4.41%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £23,000 £23,500
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £42,500 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £38,500 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+3.89% -
Graduate
West Midlands

Graduate
Jobs Demand Trend in Solihull

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

Graduate Jobs Demand Trend in Solihull

Graduate
Salary Trend in Solihull

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

Graduate Salary Trend in Solihull

Graduate
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Solihull

For the 6 months to 1 August 2014, IT jobs across the Solihull 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 7 (77.78%) Degree
2 6 (66.67%) Data Modelling
3 5 (55.56%) SQL
3 5 (55.56%) T-SQL
3 5 (55.56%) Computer Science
4 4 (44.44%) Continuous Integration
4 4 (44.44%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 4 (44.44%) Time Management
4 4 (44.44%) MDX
4 4 (44.44%) Mathematics
4 4 (44.44%) Relational Database
4 4 (44.44%) Team Foundation Server
4 4 (44.44%) Oracle Reports
4 4 (44.44%) MS Excel
4 4 (44.44%) Oracle
4 4 (44.44%) SQL Server
4 4 (44.44%) Business Objects
4 4 (44.44%) MS Office
4 4 (44.44%) Visual Studio
4 4 (44.44%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 4 (44.44%) MS PowerPoint
4 4 (44.44%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 4 (44.44%) Business Intelligence
4 4 (44.44%) Microsoft
5 2 (22.22%) Project Management
5 2 (22.22%) TOGAF
6 1 (11.11%) MVC
6 1 (11.11%) ASP.NET
6 1 (11.11%) CSS
6 1 (11.11%) SOAP

Graduate
Top Related IT Skills in Solihull by Category

For the 6 months to 1 August 2014, IT jobs across the Solihull 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.

Applications
1 4 (44.44%) MS Excel
1 4 (44.44%) MS Office
1 4 (44.44%) MS PowerPoint
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (44.44%) SQL Server Analysis Services
1 4 (44.44%) Relational Database
1 4 (44.44%) Oracle Reports
1 4 (44.44%) SQL Server
1 4 (44.44%) SQL Server Reporting Services
1 4 (44.44%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 4 (44.44%) Team Foundation Server
1 4 (44.44%) Visual Studio
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (44.44%) MDX
2 1 (11.11%) ASP.NET
2 1 (11.11%) CSS
2 1 (11.11%) SOAP
2 1 (11.11%) XML
2 1 (11.11%) HTML
2 1 (11.11%) .NET
2 1 (11.11%) ASP.NET MVC
2 1 (11.11%) WPF
2 1 (11.11%) Silverlight
2 1 (11.11%) LINQ
Miscellaneous
1 5 (55.56%) Computer Science
2 4 (44.44%) Mathematics
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (66.67%) Data Modelling
2 4 (44.44%) Continuous Integration
2 4 (44.44%) Time Management
2 4 (44.44%) Business Intelligence
3 2 (22.22%) Project Management
3 2 (22.22%) TOGAF
4 1 (11.11%) MVC
Programming Languages
1 5 (55.56%) SQL
1 5 (55.56%) T-SQL
2 1 (11.11%) C#
2 1 (11.11%) JavaScript
2 1 (11.11%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 7 (77.78%) Degree
Vendors
1 4 (44.44%) Oracle
1 4 (44.44%) Business Objects
1 4 (44.44%) Microsoft