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 28 August 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
28 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Graduate Developer
Rank 168 168 140
Rank change year-on-year
0 -28
Permanent jobs requiring a Graduate Developer 50 45 65
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 0.89% 0.84% 1.19%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.95% 0.88% 1.26%
Number of salaries quoted 42 37 64
Average salary £23,500 £22,500 £25,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+4.44% -10.00%
UK excluding London average salary £23,500 £22,500 £23,000
% change year-on-year
+4.44% -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
5282 5120 5163
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 93.80% 95.42% 94.80%
Number of salaries quoted 4394 4242 4382
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 £24,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £57,500 £62,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £39,000
% change year-on-year
- +2.56%

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
Salary Histogram in the West Midlands

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Graduate Developer across the West Midlands region over the 3 months to 28 August 2015.

Graduate Developer Salary Histogram 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 28 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 +10 15 £25,000 +17.64%
Staffordshire +10 10 £22,000 +14.28% 1
Warwickshire +2 8 £25,000 +11.11% 2
Solihull +16 6 £24,500 +13.95%
Worcestershire -6 3 £25,000 +13.63% 1
Herefordshire 0 2 - -
Halesowen - 1 £20,000 - 1
Graduate Developer
England

Graduate Developer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 28 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 84 (73.04%) C#
2 74 (64.35%) HTML
3 70 (60.87%) .NET
4 68 (59.13%) JavaScript
5 67 (58.26%) CSS
6 53 (46.09%) SQL
7 49 (42.61%) Degree
8 47 (40.87%) ASP.NET
9 38 (33.04%) SQL Server
10 37 (32.17%) Computer Science
11 35 (30.43%) Software Engineering
12 34 (29.57%) Microsoft
13 32 (27.83%) jQuery
14 28 (24.35%) Java
15 27 (23.48%) MVC
16 24 (20.87%) VB.NET
17 19 (16.52%) Finance
18 18 (15.65%) Agile Software Development
19 16 (13.91%) OO
20 15 (13.04%) E-Commerce
20 15 (13.04%) ASP.NET MVC
21 14 (12.17%) .NET Framework
21 14 (12.17%) Visual Studio
21 14 (12.17%) C++
22 13 (11.30%) PHP
22 13 (11.30%) MySQL
22 13 (11.30%) XML
23 12 (10.43%) RDBMS
23 12 (10.43%) Web Application Development
23 12 (10.43%) Relational Database

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

For the 6 months to 28 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 2 (1.74%) Apache
1 2 (1.74%) Tomcat
2 1 (0.87%) Node.js
Applications
1 5 (4.35%) MS Excel
2 2 (1.74%) MS PowerPoint
3 1 (0.87%) Acrobat
3 1 (0.87%) Photoshop
3 1 (0.87%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.87%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (0.87%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 8 (6.96%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 38 (33.04%) SQL Server
2 13 (11.30%) MySQL
3 12 (10.43%) RDBMS
3 12 (10.43%) Relational Database
4 4 (3.48%) SQL Server 2005
4 4 (3.48%) SQL Server 2008
5 3 (2.61%) SQL Server 2012
5 3 (2.61%) SQL Server 2000
6 2 (1.74%) SQLite
6 2 (1.74%) MongoDB
Development Applications
1 14 (12.17%) Visual Studio
2 3 (2.61%) Hudson
2 3 (2.61%) Git (software)
3 2 (1.74%) Eclipse
4 1 (0.87%) NUnit
4 1 (0.87%) Bitbucket
4 1 (0.87%) Team Foundation Server
4 1 (0.87%) MSTest
4 1 (0.87%) Rhino Mocks
4 1 (0.87%) Moq
General
1 19 (16.52%) Finance
2 8 (6.96%) Games
3 3 (2.61%) Manufacturing
3 3 (2.61%) Marketing
4 2 (1.74%) Electronics
5 1 (0.87%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 74 (64.35%) HTML
2 70 (60.87%) .NET
3 67 (58.26%) CSS
4 47 (40.87%) ASP.NET
5 32 (27.83%) jQuery
6 15 (13.04%) ASP.NET MVC
7 14 (12.17%) .NET Framework
8 13 (11.30%) XML
9 11 (9.57%) HTML5
9 11 (9.57%) AngularJS
10 9 (7.83%) Entity Framework
11 8 (6.96%) KnockoutJS
11 8 (6.96%) WCF
12 7 (6.09%) WPF
12 7 (6.09%) WinForms
12 7 (6.09%) Twitter Bootstrap
13 6 (5.22%) LESS
14 5 (4.35%) Unity (Game Engine)
14 5 (4.35%) Web Services
15 4 (3.48%) Sass
Miscellaneous
1 37 (32.17%) Computer Science
2 9 (7.83%) Mathematics
3 7 (6.09%) Algorithms
4 6 (5.22%) Semantic Web
5 4 (3.48%) Mobile App
5 4 (3.48%) User Experience
5 4 (3.48%) Analytical Skills
6 2 (1.74%) Animation
6 2 (1.74%) Physics
6 2 (1.74%) Client/Server
6 2 (1.74%) Thin Client
6 2 (1.74%) Fat Client
7 1 (0.87%) Data Conversion
7 1 (0.87%) Data Extraction
7 1 (0.87%) 3D Graphics
7 1 (0.87%) Visualisation
7 1 (0.87%) Inversion of Control
7 1 (0.87%) Data Structures
Operating Systems
1 9 (7.83%) Windows
2 4 (3.48%) Android
2 4 (3.48%) Apple iOS
3 3 (2.61%) Linux
4 2 (1.74%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 35 (30.43%) Software Engineering
2 27 (23.48%) MVC
3 18 (15.65%) Agile Software Development
4 16 (13.91%) OO
5 15 (13.04%) E-Commerce
6 12 (10.43%) Web Application Development
7 10 (8.70%) OOP
8 8 (6.96%) Open Source
9 6 (5.22%) Responsive Web Design
10 4 (3.48%) Mobile Development
10 4 (3.48%) Web Development
11 3 (2.61%) Scrum
11 3 (2.61%) TDD
11 3 (2.61%) Android Development
11 3 (2.61%) iOS Development
11 3 (2.61%) Mentoring
12 2 (1.74%) Coaching
13 1 (0.87%) OO PHP
13 1 (0.87%) Analytics
13 1 (0.87%) Mobile Application Development
Programming Languages
1 84 (73.04%) C#
2 68 (59.13%) JavaScript
3 53 (46.09%) SQL
4 28 (24.35%) Java
5 24 (20.87%) VB.NET
6 14 (12.17%) C++
7 13 (11.30%) PHP
8 8 (6.96%) C
9 4 (3.48%) T-SQL
9 4 (3.48%) VB
10 1 (0.87%) VBA
10 1 (0.87%) VC++
10 1 (0.87%) Ruby
10 1 (0.87%) PHP5
10 1 (0.87%) PHP4
Qualifications
1 49 (42.61%) Degree
2 1 (0.87%) MCSD
2 1 (0.87%) PhD
2 1 (0.87%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (3.48%) QA
Vendors
1 34 (29.57%) Microsoft
2 6 (5.22%) Google
3 5 (4.35%) Oracle
4 3 (2.61%) Xamarin
5 2 (1.74%) Apple
6 1 (0.87%) Zend
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