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 21 April 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
21 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Graduate Software Developer
Rank 191 186 203
Rank change year-on-year
-5 +17
Permanent jobs requiring a Graduate Software Developer 22 13 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 0.42% 0.26% 0.020%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.44% 0.28% 0.021%
Number of salaries quoted 22 12 1
Average salary £22,500 £22,000 £19,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.27% +15.78%
UK excluding London average salary £25,000 £22,500 £23,500
% change year-on-year
+11.11% -4.25%
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
5044 4713 4767
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 95.26% 95.50% 95.15%
Number of salaries quoted 4294 3935 3993
Average salary £38,750 £40,000 £36,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-3.12% +9.58%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £24,500 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £55,000 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%

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 21 April 2015.

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 21 April 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 -6 10 £25,000 +13.63% 1
Worcestershire - 2 £19,000 -
Warwickshire -7 1 £20,000 - 2
Coventry -14 1 £21,500 -4.44%
Solihull - 1 £20,000 -
Graduate Software Developer
England

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

For the 6 months to 21 April 2015, 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 36 (83.72%) HTML
1 36 (83.72%) JavaScript
2 32 (74.42%) .NET
3 29 (67.44%) C#
3 29 (67.44%) Degree
4 27 (62.79%) VB.NET
5 25 (58.14%) SQL
6 21 (48.84%) CSS
7 20 (46.51%) Computer Science
8 19 (44.19%) Finance
9 16 (37.21%) ASP.NET
10 15 (34.88%) SQL Server
10 15 (34.88%) MVC
10 15 (34.88%) Software Engineering
11 13 (30.23%) XML
12 12 (27.91%) Microsoft
12 12 (27.91%) VBA
12 12 (27.91%) Mentoring
13 11 (25.58%) Visual Studio
13 11 (25.58%) C++
14 10 (23.26%) Java
15 9 (20.93%) E-Commerce
15 9 (20.93%) jQuery
16 5 (11.63%) Web Application Development
17 4 (9.30%) Semantic Web
17 4 (9.30%) RDBMS
17 4 (9.30%) MS Excel
17 4 (9.30%) OO
17 4 (9.30%) PHP
17 4 (9.30%) Relational Database

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

For the 6 months to 21 April 2015, 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 2 (4.65%) Drupal
2 1 (2.33%) Apache
2 1 (2.33%) Tomcat
Applications
1 4 (9.30%) MS Excel
2 2 (4.65%) Fireworks
2 2 (4.65%) Adobe Illustrator
2 2 (4.65%) Photoshop
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (34.88%) SQL Server
2 4 (9.30%) RDBMS
2 4 (9.30%) Relational Database
3 3 (6.98%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 11 (25.58%) Visual Studio
General
1 19 (44.19%) Finance
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 36 (83.72%) HTML
2 32 (74.42%) .NET
3 21 (48.84%) CSS
4 16 (37.21%) ASP.NET
5 13 (30.23%) XML
6 9 (20.93%) jQuery
7 2 (4.65%) HTML5
7 2 (4.65%) CSS3
7 2 (4.65%) Flash
8 1 (2.33%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 20 (46.51%) Computer Science
2 4 (9.30%) Semantic Web
3 3 (6.98%) Mobile App
4 2 (4.65%) User Experience
4 2 (4.65%) Motion Graphics
5 1 (2.33%) iPad
5 1 (2.33%) iPhone
5 1 (2.33%) Blackberry
5 1 (2.33%) Mathematics
5 1 (2.33%) Physics
Operating Systems
1 1 (2.33%) UNIX
1 1 (2.33%) Linux
1 1 (2.33%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (34.88%) MVC
1 15 (34.88%) Software Engineering
2 12 (27.91%) Mentoring
3 9 (20.93%) E-Commerce
4 5 (11.63%) Web Application Development
5 4 (9.30%) OO
6 2 (4.65%) Mobile Application Development
6 2 (4.65%) SEO
6 2 (4.65%) Web Design
6 2 (4.65%) Content Management
7 1 (2.33%) Android Development
7 1 (2.33%) iOS Development
7 1 (2.33%) Data Modelling
Programming Languages
1 36 (83.72%) JavaScript
2 29 (67.44%) C#
3 27 (62.79%) VB.NET
4 25 (58.14%) SQL
5 12 (27.91%) VBA
6 11 (25.58%) C++
7 10 (23.26%) Java
8 4 (9.30%) PHP
9 2 (4.65%) ActionScript
9 2 (4.65%) PHP5
9 2 (4.65%) ActionScript 3.0
10 1 (2.33%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 29 (67.44%) Degree
Vendors
1 12 (27.91%) Microsoft
2 2 (4.65%) Adobe
2 2 (4.65%) Macromedia
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Salary: £21k - 22k per year
Posted: 10 hours ago
West Midlands
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Salary: £20000 - £23000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
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Salary: 20,000 + Benefits
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