The table below looks at the statistics for the Graduate Software 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 Software Developer in their job title over the 3 months to 14 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
14 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Graduate Software Developer
Rank 219 189 185
Rank change year-on-year
-30 -4
Permanent jobs requiring a Graduate Software Developer 14 20 5
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 0.24% 0.40% 0.12%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.25% 0.42% 0.12%
Number of salaries quoted 11 20 5
Average salary £24,000 £20,000 £19,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+20.00% +5.26%
90% offered a salary of more than £21,000 £19,000 £18,700
10% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £21,500 £22,000
UK excluding London average salary £24,000 £22,500 £23,000
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -2.17%
Graduate Software 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
5529 4808 4034
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 96.06% 96.70% 96.23%
Number of salaries quoted 4600 4182 3315
Average salary £42,500 £39,000 £38,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+8.97% +2.63%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £22,500 £23,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £55,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+5.00% -

Graduate Software Developer
Jobs Demand Trend in the West Midlands

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

Graduate Software Developer Jobs Demand Trend in the West Midlands

Graduate Software Developer
Salary Trend in the West Midlands

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

Graduate Software Developer Salary Trend in the West Midlands

Graduate Software Developer
Salary Histogram in the West Midlands

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Graduate Software Developer across the West Midlands region over the 3 months to 14 February 2016.

Graduate Software Developer Salary Histogram in the West Midlands

Graduate Software 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 Software Developer within the West Midlands region over the 3 months to 14 February 2016. 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
Staffordshire - 8 £24,000 -
Birmingham -6 3 £25,000 +16.27%
Warwickshire -16 2 £35,000 +59.09% 1
Shropshire - 1 £23,500 -
Graduate Software Developer
England

Graduate Software Developer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 14 February 2016, IT jobs across the West Midlands region that cited Graduate Software 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 Software Developer in their job title.

1 30 (75.00%) C#
2 23 (57.50%) .NET
3 20 (50.00%) Java
3 20 (50.00%) Computer Science
4 17 (42.50%) Degree
5 13 (32.50%) SQL
6 10 (25.00%) Finance
7 9 (22.50%) C++
7 9 (22.50%) Microsoft
7 9 (22.50%) .NET Framework
8 8 (20.00%) Microsoft Certification
8 8 (20.00%) OO
8 8 (20.00%) JavaScript
8 8 (20.00%) VB.NET
9 7 (17.50%) CSS
9 7 (17.50%) HTML
9 7 (17.50%) Mathematics
9 7 (17.50%) Software Engineering
10 6 (15.00%) QA
10 6 (15.00%) C
10 6 (15.00%) ASP.NET
10 6 (15.00%) SQL Server
10 6 (15.00%) OOP
11 5 (12.50%) MCSD
11 5 (12.50%) N-Tier
11 5 (12.50%) Open Source
11 5 (12.50%) Git (software)
12 4 (10.00%) Project Management
12 4 (10.00%) Logistics
12 4 (10.00%) Systems Analysis

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

For the 6 months to 14 February 2016, IT jobs across the West Midlands region that cited Graduate Software 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 Software Developer in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 3 (7.50%) SharePoint
2 2 (5.00%) Node.js
Cloud Services
1 3 (7.50%) GitHub
2 2 (5.00%) SaaS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (15.00%) SQL Server
2 3 (7.50%) Relational Database
2 3 (7.50%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 2 (5.00%) SQL Server 2008
4 1 (2.50%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 5 (12.50%) Git (software)
2 3 (7.50%) Bitbucket
3 2 (5.00%) Mercurial
3 2 (5.00%) Subversion
3 2 (5.00%) Visual Studio
General
1 10 (25.00%) Finance
2 3 (7.50%) Games
3 1 (2.50%) Manufacturing
3 1 (2.50%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 23 (57.50%) .NET
2 9 (22.50%) .NET Framework
3 7 (17.50%) CSS
3 7 (17.50%) HTML
4 6 (15.00%) ASP.NET
5 4 (10.00%) HTML5
5 4 (10.00%) XML
6 2 (5.00%) AngularJS
6 2 (5.00%) ASP.NET MVC
6 2 (5.00%) CSS3
6 2 (5.00%) OpenMP
6 2 (5.00%) Qt
6 2 (5.00%) Twitter Bootstrap
6 2 (5.00%) WCF
6 2 (5.00%) WPF
6 2 (5.00%) X-Windows
7 1 (2.50%) Visualforce
Miscellaneous
1 20 (50.00%) Computer Science
2 7 (17.50%) Mathematics
3 5 (12.50%) N-Tier
4 3 (7.50%) User Experience
5 2 (5.00%) CUDA
5 2 (5.00%) Mobile App
6 1 (2.50%) Driving Licence
6 1 (2.50%) Physics
Operating Systems
1 4 (10.00%) Windows
2 2 (5.00%) Linux
2 2 (5.00%) Mac OS X
2 2 (5.00%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (20.00%) OO
2 7 (17.50%) Software Engineering
3 6 (15.00%) OOP
4 5 (12.50%) Open Source
5 4 (10.00%) Logistics
5 4 (10.00%) MVC
5 4 (10.00%) Project Management
5 4 (10.00%) Systems Analysis
6 3 (7.50%) SDLC
7 2 (5.00%) Agile Software Development
7 2 (5.00%) Parallel Programming
7 2 (5.00%) Performance Analysis
8 1 (2.50%) CAD
8 1 (2.50%) CRM
8 1 (2.50%) Incident Management
8 1 (2.50%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 30 (75.00%) C#
2 20 (50.00%) Java
3 13 (32.50%) SQL
4 9 (22.50%) C++
5 8 (20.00%) JavaScript
5 8 (20.00%) VB.NET
6 6 (15.00%) C
7 4 (10.00%) PHP
8 3 (7.50%) Python
8 3 (7.50%) T-SQL
9 2 (5.00%) Go
10 1 (2.50%) Apex Code
10 1 (2.50%) Perl
Qualifications
1 17 (42.50%) Degree
2 8 (20.00%) Microsoft Certification
3 5 (12.50%) MCSD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (15.00%) QA
System Software
1 2 (5.00%) Cygwin
Vendors
1 9 (22.50%) Microsoft
2 1 (2.50%) Oracle
2 1 (2.50%) Salesforce.com
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