The table below looks at the statistics 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 24 April 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
24 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Graduate
Rank 43 46 42
Rank change year-on-year
+3 -4
Permanent jobs requiring a Graduate 5 4 6
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Solihull 1.77% 1.42% 2.42%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.86% 1.47% 2.70%
Number of salaries quoted 5 0 6
Average salary £24,000 - £24,000
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 - £19,000
10% offered a salary of more than £24,600 - £30,000
UK excluding London average salary £25,000 £23,000 £23,500
% change year-on-year
+8.69% -2.12%
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 Solihull 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
Solihull
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
269 273 222
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Solihull 95.05% 96.81% 89.52%
Number of salaries quoted 215 169 159
Average salary £37,500 £40,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-6.25% +6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £24,000 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £45,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year
- +5.26%

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 24 April 2015, 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 19 (100.00%) .NET
2 18 (94.74%) HTML
2 18 (94.74%) JavaScript
3 17 (89.47%) VB.NET
4 14 (73.68%) Degree
5 13 (68.42%) VBA
5 13 (68.42%) SQL
6 12 (63.16%) Finance
6 12 (63.16%) Mentoring
7 7 (36.84%) C#
8 6 (31.58%) CSS
9 5 (26.32%) Web Services
9 5 (26.32%) Windows
9 5 (26.32%) SQL Server
10 4 (21.05%) SQL Server 2008
10 4 (21.05%) SQL Server 2005
10 4 (21.05%) .NET Framework
10 4 (21.05%) WCF
10 4 (21.05%) jQuery
10 4 (21.05%) Analytical Skills
10 4 (21.05%) SQL Server 2012
10 4 (21.05%) ASP.NET Web Forms
10 4 (21.05%) Microsoft
10 4 (21.05%) SQL Server 2000
10 4 (21.05%) WinForms
10 4 (21.05%) MS Excel
10 4 (21.05%) C
10 4 (21.05%) VB
11 3 (15.79%) ASP.NET
11 3 (15.79%) Software Engineering

Graduate
Top Related IT Skills in Solihull by Category

For the 6 months to 24 April 2015, 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 (21.05%) MS Excel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (26.32%) SQL Server
2 4 (21.05%) SQL Server 2000
2 4 (21.05%) SQL Server 2005
2 4 (21.05%) SQL Server 2008
2 4 (21.05%) SQL Server 2012
General
1 12 (63.16%) Finance
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 19 (100.00%) .NET
2 18 (94.74%) HTML
3 6 (31.58%) CSS
4 5 (26.32%) Web Services
5 4 (21.05%) WinForms
5 4 (21.05%) .NET Framework
5 4 (21.05%) WCF
5 4 (21.05%) jQuery
5 4 (21.05%) ASP.NET Web Forms
6 3 (15.79%) ASP.NET
7 2 (10.53%) ASP.NET MVC
8 1 (5.26%) HTML5
8 1 (5.26%) CSS3
8 1 (5.26%) Razor View Engine
Miscellaneous
1 4 (21.05%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (5.26%) Algorithms
2 1 (5.26%) Mathematics
2 1 (5.26%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 5 (26.32%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (63.16%) Mentoring
2 3 (15.79%) Software Engineering
3 2 (10.53%) MVC
3 2 (10.53%) Agile Software Development
4 1 (5.26%) OOP
4 1 (5.26%) OO
4 1 (5.26%) OOD
4 1 (5.26%) Mobile Development
Programming Languages
1 18 (94.74%) JavaScript
2 17 (89.47%) VB.NET
3 13 (68.42%) VBA
3 13 (68.42%) SQL
4 7 (36.84%) C#
5 4 (21.05%) C
5 4 (21.05%) VB
Qualifications
1 14 (73.68%) Degree
Vendors
1 4 (21.05%) Microsoft
Solihull, West Midlands (County)
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Salary: £20000 - £30000 per annum + competitive benefits
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