The table below looks at the statistics for the Graduate Developer role in IT jobs advertised for the West Midlands region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Graduate Developer in their job title over the 3 months to 4 August 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
4 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Graduate Developer
Rank 179 165 142
Rank change year-on-year
-14 -23
Permanent jobs requiring a Graduate Developer 49 48 77
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 0.85% 0.89% 1.38%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.91% 0.94% 1.46%
Number of salaries quoted 44 42 74
Average salary £24,000 £22,500 £22,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.66% -
90% offered a salary of more than £21,500 £19,000 £19,000
10% offered a salary of more than £29,250 £26,225 £25,000
UK excluding London average salary £24,000 £22,500 £23,000
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -2.17%
Graduate Developer
England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in permanent jobs advertised in the West Midlands 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
West Midlands
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
5383 5107 5281
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 93.13% 94.89% 94.85%
Number of salaries quoted 4437 4274 4435
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £57,500 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%

Graduate Developer
Jobs Demand Trend in the West Midlands

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

Graduate Developer Jobs Demand Trend in the West Midlands

Graduate Developer
Salary Trend in the West Midlands

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

Graduate Developer Salary Trend in the West Midlands

Graduate Developer
Job Locations in the West Midlands

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Graduate Developer within the West Midlands region over the 3 months to 4 August 2015. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Average Salary
Last 3 Months
Average Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Birmingham -9 15 £26,750 +24.41%
Staffordshire +6 9 £22,500 +18.42% 1
Solihull +13 6 £24,500 +13.95%
Warwickshire -23 6 £24,500 +8.88% 3
Worcestershire -8 3 £25,000 +11.11%
Coventry -10 2 £22,500 -
Halesowen - 1 £20,000 - 1
Graduate Developer
England

Graduate Developer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 4 August 2015, IT jobs across the West Midlands region that cited Graduate Developer 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 Developer in their job title.

1 77 (71.30%) C#
2 71 (65.74%) HTML
3 65 (60.19%) JavaScript
3 65 (60.19%) .NET
3 65 (60.19%) CSS
4 51 (47.22%) SQL
5 46 (42.59%) Degree
6 43 (39.81%) ASP.NET
7 34 (31.48%) SQL Server
8 33 (30.56%) Microsoft
8 33 (30.56%) Computer Science
9 32 (29.63%) Software Engineering
10 30 (27.78%) jQuery
11 25 (23.15%) Java
12 24 (22.22%) MVC
13 23 (21.30%) VB.NET
14 17 (15.74%) MySQL
14 17 (15.74%) PHP
15 16 (14.81%) Finance
16 15 (13.89%) E-Commerce
17 14 (12.96%) OO
17 14 (12.96%) Agile Software Development
18 13 (12.04%) C++
19 12 (11.11%) Visual Studio
19 12 (11.11%) RDBMS
19 12 (11.11%) .NET Framework
19 12 (11.11%) ASP.NET MVC
19 12 (11.11%) Relational Database
20 11 (10.19%) Web Application Development
21 10 (9.26%) HTML5

Graduate Developer
Top Related IT Skills in the West Midlands by Category

For the 6 months to 4 August 2015, IT jobs across the West Midlands region that cited Graduate Developer 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 Developer in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 4 (3.70%) Apache
2 2 (1.85%) Tomcat
2 2 (1.85%) Node.js
Applications
1 4 (3.70%) MS Excel
2 2 (1.85%) MS PowerPoint
3 1 (0.93%) Photoshop
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.93%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (0.93%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (0.93%) Heroku
Communications & Networking
1 10 (9.26%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 34 (31.48%) SQL Server
2 17 (15.74%) MySQL
3 12 (11.11%) RDBMS
3 12 (11.11%) Relational Database
4 5 (4.63%) SQL Server 2005
4 5 (4.63%) SQL Server 2008
5 4 (3.70%) SQL Server 2012
5 4 (3.70%) SQL Server 2000
6 3 (2.78%) MongoDB
7 2 (1.85%) SQLite
Development Applications
1 12 (11.11%) Visual Studio
2 3 (2.78%) Hudson
2 3 (2.78%) Git (software)
3 1 (0.93%) MSTest
3 1 (0.93%) Rhino Mocks
3 1 (0.93%) Moq
3 1 (0.93%) NUnit
General
1 16 (14.81%) Finance
2 8 (7.41%) Games
3 3 (2.78%) Manufacturing
3 3 (2.78%) Marketing
4 2 (1.85%) Electronics
5 1 (0.93%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 71 (65.74%) HTML
2 65 (60.19%) .NET
2 65 (60.19%) CSS
3 43 (39.81%) ASP.NET
4 30 (27.78%) jQuery
5 12 (11.11%) ASP.NET MVC
5 12 (11.11%) .NET Framework
6 10 (9.26%) XML
6 10 (9.26%) HTML5
7 9 (8.33%) AngularJS
8 8 (7.41%) WinForms
8 8 (7.41%) WCF
9 7 (6.48%) KnockoutJS
10 6 (5.56%) Twitter Bootstrap
10 6 (5.56%) Entity Framework
10 6 (5.56%) WPF
10 6 (5.56%) Web Services
11 5 (4.63%) Unity (Game Engine)
11 5 (4.63%) ASP.NET Web Forms
12 4 (3.70%) Sass
Miscellaneous
1 33 (30.56%) Computer Science
2 7 (6.48%) Algorithms
3 6 (5.56%) Mobile App
3 6 (5.56%) Semantic Web
3 6 (5.56%) Mathematics
4 4 (3.70%) Analytical Skills
5 3 (2.78%) User Experience
6 2 (1.85%) Animation
6 2 (1.85%) iPad
6 2 (1.85%) Physics
6 2 (1.85%) Thin Client
6 2 (1.85%) Blackberry
6 2 (1.85%) Fat Client
6 2 (1.85%) iPhone
7 1 (0.93%) Visualisation
7 1 (0.93%) Inversion of Control
7 1 (0.93%) 3D Graphics
7 1 (0.93%) Data Structures
Operating Systems
1 8 (7.41%) Windows
2 6 (5.56%) Android
3 5 (4.63%) Linux
4 4 (3.70%) Apple iOS
4 4 (3.70%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 32 (29.63%) Software Engineering
2 24 (22.22%) MVC
3 15 (13.89%) E-Commerce
4 14 (12.96%) OO
4 14 (12.96%) Agile Software Development
5 11 (10.19%) Web Application Development
6 10 (9.26%) Open Source
7 8 (7.41%) OOP
8 5 (4.63%) Android Development
8 5 (4.63%) iOS Development
8 5 (4.63%) Responsive Web Design
9 4 (3.70%) Web Development
10 3 (2.78%) Mentoring
10 3 (2.78%) Mobile Development
11 2 (1.85%) Coaching
11 2 (1.85%) Scrum
11 2 (1.85%) TDD
12 1 (0.93%) Continuous Integration
12 1 (0.93%) Kanban
12 1 (0.93%) 3D Modelling
Programming Languages
1 77 (71.30%) C#
2 65 (60.19%) JavaScript
3 51 (47.22%) SQL
4 25 (23.15%) Java
5 23 (21.30%) VB.NET
6 17 (15.74%) PHP
7 13 (12.04%) C++
8 9 (8.33%) C
9 6 (5.56%) VB
10 4 (3.70%) T-SQL
11 1 (0.93%) VC++
11 1 (0.93%) Python
11 1 (0.93%) Ruby
11 1 (0.93%) PHP5
11 1 (0.93%) PHP4
Qualifications
1 46 (42.59%) Degree
2 1 (0.93%) Security Cleared
2 1 (0.93%) MCSD
2 1 (0.93%) PhD
2 1 (0.93%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (0.93%) QA
Vendors
1 33 (30.56%) Microsoft
2 6 (5.56%) Google
2 6 (5.56%) Oracle
3 2 (1.85%) Xamarin
3 2 (1.85%) Apple
4 1 (0.93%) Zend
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