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 November 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
28 Nov 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Graduate Developer
Rank 168 169 166
Rank change year-on-year
+1 -3
Permanent jobs requiring a Graduate Developer 50 45 40
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 0.87% 0.86% 0.82%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.91% 0.90% 0.86%
Number of salaries quoted 48 43 32
Average salary £21,500 £21,500 £20,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +7.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £20,000 £19,000 £16,000
10% offered a salary of more than £25,580 £25,000 £25,000
UK excluding London average salary £23,000 £22,500 £22,500
% change year-on-year
+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
5473 4985 4664
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 95.37% 95.39% 96.11%
Number of salaries quoted 4846 4263 4066
Average salary £37,500 £37,500 £37,500
90% offered a salary of more than £23,500 £22,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £55,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year
- +5.26%

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 28 November 2014. 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 -14 14 £21,500 +4.24% 4
Warwickshire +2 12 £25,000 +14.94% 1
Staffordshire -1 11 £21,000 -16.00% 1
Solihull - 5 £20,000 -
Worcestershire +9 4 £25,000 +16.27%
Graduate Developer
England

Graduate Developer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 28 November 2014, 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 63 (66.32%) Degree
2 55 (57.89%) HTML
2 55 (57.89%) .NET
3 54 (56.84%) C#
4 49 (51.58%) SQL
5 46 (48.42%) JavaScript
6 45 (47.37%) VB.NET
7 41 (43.16%) SQL Server
8 38 (40.00%) Computer Science
8 38 (40.00%) ASP.NET
8 38 (40.00%) CSS
9 29 (30.53%) MVC
10 25 (26.32%) Software Engineering
11 17 (17.89%) jQuery
11 17 (17.89%) C++
12 16 (16.84%) XML
12 16 (16.84%) Microsoft
13 15 (15.79%) PHP
14 14 (14.74%) Java
14 14 (14.74%) Visual Studio
15 12 (12.63%) VB
16 9 (9.47%) OOP
17 8 (8.42%) Tomcat
17 8 (8.42%) MS Excel
17 8 (8.42%) Web Development
18 7 (7.37%) Spring
18 7 (7.37%) Eclipse
18 7 (7.37%) Hibernate
18 7 (7.37%) Apache
18 7 (7.37%) MySQL

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

For the 6 months to 28 November 2014, 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 8 (8.42%) Tomcat
2 7 (7.37%) Apache
3 5 (5.26%) WordPress
4 2 (2.11%) Drupal
5 1 (1.05%) SharePoint
5 1 (1.05%) Joomla!
5 1 (1.05%) Node.js
Applications
1 8 (8.42%) MS Excel
2 1 (1.05%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 3 (3.16%) Google Analytics
2 1 (1.05%) Magento
2 1 (1.05%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 6 (6.32%) SaaS
2 1 (1.05%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 3 (3.16%) DNS
2 1 (1.05%) HTTPS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 41 (43.16%) SQL Server
2 7 (7.37%) MySQL
3 2 (2.11%) SQL Server 2005
3 2 (2.11%) Data Warehouse
4 1 (1.05%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 1 (1.05%) OLAP
4 1 (1.05%) Crystal Reports
4 1 (1.05%) SQL Server 2008
4 1 (1.05%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 14 (14.74%) Visual Studio
2 7 (7.37%) Eclipse
3 6 (6.32%) Subversion
4 3 (3.16%) Git (software)
General
1 6 (6.32%) Finance
2 5 (5.26%) Manufacturing
3 3 (3.16%) Marketing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 55 (57.89%) HTML
1 55 (57.89%) .NET
2 38 (40.00%) ASP.NET
2 38 (40.00%) CSS
3 17 (17.89%) jQuery
4 16 (16.84%) XML
5 7 (7.37%) Hibernate
5 7 (7.37%) Spring
6 6 (6.32%) JSON
6 6 (6.32%) Symfony
6 6 (6.32%) REST
6 6 (6.32%) Ember.js
6 6 (6.32%) Underscore.js
6 6 (6.32%) AngularJS
6 6 (6.32%) Backbone.js
6 6 (6.32%) KnockoutJS
7 5 (5.26%) .NET Framework
7 5 (5.26%) HTML5
8 4 (4.21%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
8 4 (4.21%) LINQ
Miscellaneous
1 38 (40.00%) Computer Science
2 7 (7.37%) Open Source
3 6 (6.32%) Algorithms
4 3 (3.16%) Analytical Skills
5 1 (1.05%) PMI
5 1 (1.05%) Mathematics
5 1 (1.05%) Physics
5 1 (1.05%) Mobile App
5 1 (1.05%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 6 (6.32%) Ubuntu
2 5 (5.26%) Android
2 5 (5.26%) Linux
3 4 (4.21%) Windows
4 3 (3.16%) UNIX
4 3 (3.16%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 29 (30.53%) MVC
2 25 (26.32%) Software Engineering
3 9 (9.47%) OOP
4 8 (8.42%) Web Development
5 6 (6.32%) Mentoring
5 6 (6.32%) OO
5 6 (6.32%) CRM
5 6 (6.32%) OOD
6 5 (5.26%) CAD
6 5 (5.26%) Coaching
6 5 (5.26%) 3D Modelling
6 5 (5.26%) Android Development
7 4 (4.21%) Business Intelligence
7 4 (4.21%) Agile Software Development
7 4 (4.21%) Data Modelling
8 3 (3.16%) SEO
8 3 (3.16%) Domain-Driven Design
8 3 (3.16%) CQRS
8 3 (3.16%) Analytics
8 3 (3.16%) Refactoring
Programming Languages
1 54 (56.84%) C#
2 49 (51.58%) SQL
3 46 (48.42%) JavaScript
4 45 (47.37%) VB.NET
5 17 (17.89%) C++
6 15 (15.79%) PHP
7 14 (14.74%) Java
8 12 (12.63%) VB
9 7 (7.37%) T-SQL
10 5 (5.26%) VBA
11 2 (2.11%) Python
12 1 (1.05%) Apex Code
12 1 (1.05%) Perl
Qualifications
1 63 (66.32%) Degree
2 3 (3.16%) MCSD
2 3 (3.16%) Microsoft Certification
3 1 (1.05%) PMI Certification
3 1 (1.05%) HND
3 1 (1.05%) Postgraduate
3 1 (1.05%) Security Cleared
Vendors
1 16 (16.84%) Microsoft
2 6 (6.32%) Zend
3 3 (3.16%) Google
4 1 (1.05%) Salesforce.com
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