The table below looks at the statistics for the Graduate role in IT jobs advertised for the Wolverhampton 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 4 March 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
4 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Graduate
Rank 20 18 17
Rank change year-on-year
-2 -1
Permanent jobs requiring a Graduate 4 5 3
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Wolverhampton 4.35% 9.62% 4.35%
As % of the Job Titles category 4.44% 10.00% 4.62%
Number of salaries quoted 4 5 1
Average salary £22,000 £19,000 £22,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+15.78% -15.55%
UK excluding London average salary £24,000 £23,000 £23,000
% change year-on-year
+4.34% -
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 Wolverhampton 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
Wolverhampton
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
90 50 65
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Wolverhampton 97.83% 96.15% 94.20%
Number of salaries quoted 84 48 60
Average salary £32,500 £35,000 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-7.14% +7.69%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,000 £19,000 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £45,000 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%

Graduate
Jobs Demand Trend in Wolverhampton

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

Graduate Jobs Demand Trend in Wolverhampton

Graduate
Salary Trend in Wolverhampton

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

Graduate Salary Trend in Wolverhampton

Graduate
Top 20 Related IT Skills in Wolverhampton

For the 6 months to 4 March 2015, IT jobs across the Wolverhampton 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 4 (100.00%) Java
1 4 (100.00%) PHP
1 4 (100.00%) SQL
1 4 (100.00%) MySQL
1 4 (100.00%) SQL Server
1 4 (100.00%) Web Services
1 4 (100.00%) UNIX
1 4 (100.00%) Linux
1 4 (100.00%) Apache
1 4 (100.00%) Tomcat
1 4 (100.00%) MVC
1 4 (100.00%) Blackberry
1 4 (100.00%) Android
1 4 (100.00%) iPhone
1 4 (100.00%) iPad
1 4 (100.00%) Mobile App
1 4 (100.00%) Android Development
1 4 (100.00%) Degree
1 4 (100.00%) iOS Development
2 1 (25.00%) MS Excel

Graduate
Top Related IT Skills in Wolverhampton by Category

For the 6 months to 4 March 2015, IT jobs across the Wolverhampton 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 4 (100.00%) Apache
1 4 (100.00%) Tomcat
Applications
1 1 (25.00%) MS Excel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (100.00%) MySQL
1 4 (100.00%) SQL Server
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (100.00%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 4 (100.00%) Blackberry
1 4 (100.00%) iPhone
1 4 (100.00%) iPad
1 4 (100.00%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 4 (100.00%) UNIX
1 4 (100.00%) Linux
1 4 (100.00%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (100.00%) MVC
1 4 (100.00%) Android Development
1 4 (100.00%) iOS Development
Programming Languages
1 4 (100.00%) Java
1 4 (100.00%) PHP
1 4 (100.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 4 (100.00%) Degree