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 30 March 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
30 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Graduate Developer
Rank 165 130 155
Rank change year-on-year
-35 +25
Permanent jobs requiring a Graduate Developer 46 53 49
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 0.90% 1.19% 1.01%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.94% 1.25% 1.06%
Number of salaries quoted 45 47 44
Average salary £22,000 £20,500 £18,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.31% +10.81%
90% offered a salary of more than £19,000 £17,000 £16,000
10% offered a salary of more than £26,700 £25,000 £26,400
UK excluding London average salary £24,000 £23,000 £22,500
% change year-on-year
+4.34% +2.22%
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
4870 4250 4606
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 95.04% 95.23% 95.20%
Number of salaries quoted 4176 3506 3905
Average salary £38,500 £40,000 £36,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-3.75% +9.58%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £25,000 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £55,000 £57,500
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
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 30 March 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 30 March 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 -16 11 £25,000 +16.27% 4
Warwickshire -14 9 £24,000 +20.00% 1
Solihull +5 8 £22,750 -
Worcestershire -4 5 £19,000 -24.00% 1
Wolverhampton - 4 £22,000 -
Staffordshire -9 3 £20,000 - 1
Coventry -18 3 £21,500 -4.44%
Herefordshire +3 2 £19,000 -
Graduate Developer
England

Graduate Developer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 30 March 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 60 (68.18%) HTML
1 60 (68.18%) .NET
2 57 (64.77%) Degree
3 56 (63.64%) C#
4 54 (61.36%) JavaScript
5 52 (59.09%) SQL
6 43 (48.86%) VB.NET
7 38 (43.18%) SQL Server
8 37 (42.05%) CSS
9 34 (38.64%) ASP.NET
10 26 (29.55%) MVC
11 25 (28.41%) Computer Science
11 25 (28.41%) Microsoft
12 19 (21.59%) jQuery
13 17 (19.32%) PHP
14 16 (18.18%) Finance
15 15 (17.05%) Java
16 14 (15.91%) Software Engineering
17 13 (14.77%) XML
18 12 (13.64%) VBA
18 12 (13.64%) VB
18 12 (13.64%) Mentoring
19 11 (12.50%) Visual Studio
19 11 (12.50%) MySQL
20 10 (11.36%) Web Services
20 10 (11.36%) Linux
20 10 (11.36%) C++
20 10 (11.36%) MS Excel
21 9 (10.23%) UNIX
21 9 (10.23%) Android

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

For the 6 months to 30 March 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 5 (5.68%) Tomcat
2 4 (4.55%) Apache
3 3 (3.41%) Drupal
4 2 (2.27%) Node.js
4 2 (2.27%) SharePoint
5 1 (1.14%) Joomla!
5 1 (1.14%) JBoss
5 1 (1.14%) WordPress
5 1 (1.14%) Oracle Service Bus
Applications
1 10 (11.36%) MS Excel
2 2 (2.27%) Fireworks
2 2 (2.27%) Adobe Illustrator
2 2 (2.27%) Photoshop
3 1 (1.14%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 2 (2.27%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (1.14%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 3 (3.41%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (1.14%) Heroku
Communications & Networking
1 5 (5.68%) Internet
2 1 (1.14%) BIG-IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 38 (43.18%) SQL Server
2 11 (12.50%) MySQL
3 5 (5.68%) SQL Server 2005
3 5 (5.68%) SQL Server 2008
4 4 (4.55%) SQL Server 2012
4 4 (4.55%) SQL Server 2000
5 3 (3.41%) Relational Database
6 2 (2.27%) RDBMS
7 1 (1.14%) MongoDB
7 1 (1.14%) OLAP
7 1 (1.14%) Crystal Reports
7 1 (1.14%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 11 (12.50%) Visual Studio
2 1 (1.14%) CruiseControl
2 1 (1.14%) Maven
2 1 (1.14%) Git (software)
2 1 (1.14%) Mercurial
2 1 (1.14%) Hudson
2 1 (1.14%) Artifactory
2 1 (1.14%) Jenkins
2 1 (1.14%) Ant
General
1 16 (18.18%) Finance
2 6 (6.82%) Manufacturing
3 1 (1.14%) Games
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 60 (68.18%) HTML
1 60 (68.18%) .NET
2 37 (42.05%) CSS
3 34 (38.64%) ASP.NET
4 19 (21.59%) jQuery
5 13 (14.77%) XML
6 10 (11.36%) Web Services
7 8 (9.09%) HTML5
8 7 (7.95%) .NET Framework
9 5 (5.68%) CSS3
10 4 (4.55%) ASP.NET Web Forms
10 4 (4.55%) WCF
10 4 (4.55%) WinForms
11 3 (3.41%) Ajax
11 3 (3.41%) WPF
11 3 (3.41%) ASP.NET MVC
12 2 (2.27%) Entity Framework
12 2 (2.27%) Razor View Engine
12 2 (2.27%) Silverlight
12 2 (2.27%) LINQ
Miscellaneous
1 25 (28.41%) Computer Science
2 6 (6.82%) Open Source
2 6 (6.82%) Mobile App
2 6 (6.82%) Analytical Skills
3 4 (4.55%) iPad
3 4 (4.55%) iPhone
3 4 (4.55%) Blackberry
4 2 (2.27%) Mathematics
4 2 (2.27%) Semantic Web
4 2 (2.27%) Motion Graphics
4 2 (2.27%) User Experience
5 1 (1.14%) Physics
5 1 (1.14%) PMI
Operating Systems
1 10 (11.36%) Linux
2 9 (10.23%) Android
2 9 (10.23%) UNIX
3 7 (7.95%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 26 (29.55%) MVC
2 14 (15.91%) Software Engineering
3 12 (13.64%) Mentoring
4 9 (10.23%) Android Development
5 6 (6.82%) OO
5 6 (6.82%) Data Modelling
6 5 (5.68%) CAD
6 5 (5.68%) E-Commerce
6 5 (5.68%) 3D Modelling
6 5 (5.68%) Agile Software Development
6 5 (5.68%) Coaching
7 4 (4.55%) iOS Development
7 4 (4.55%) CRM
7 4 (4.55%) Business Intelligence
8 3 (3.41%) Web Application Development
9 2 (2.27%) Content Management
9 2 (2.27%) SEO
9 2 (2.27%) Web Design
9 2 (2.27%) OOD
9 2 (2.27%) OOP
Programming Languages
1 56 (63.64%) C#
2 54 (61.36%) JavaScript
3 52 (59.09%) SQL
4 43 (48.86%) VB.NET
5 17 (19.32%) PHP
6 15 (17.05%) Java
7 12 (13.64%) VBA
7 12 (13.64%) VB
8 10 (11.36%) C++
9 7 (7.95%) T-SQL
10 5 (5.68%) Python
11 4 (4.55%) C
12 2 (2.27%) Perl
12 2 (2.27%) PHP5
12 2 (2.27%) ActionScript
12 2 (2.27%) ActionScript 3.0
13 1 (1.14%) VBScript
13 1 (1.14%) PowerShell
13 1 (1.14%) Apex Code
13 1 (1.14%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 57 (64.77%) Degree
2 2 (2.27%) Security Cleared
3 1 (1.14%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.14%) QA
System Software
1 1 (1.14%) vSphere
1 1 (1.14%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 1 (1.14%) Puppet
Vendors
1 25 (28.41%) Microsoft
2 3 (3.41%) Oracle
3 2 (2.27%) Adobe
3 2 (2.27%) Macromedia
4 1 (1.14%) Salesforce.com
4 1 (1.14%) VMware
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