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

Location
3 months to
20 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Graduate Software Developer
Rank 221 193 189
Rank change year-on-year
-28 -4
Permanent jobs requiring a Graduate Software Developer 5 11 8
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 0.087% 0.21% 0.17%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.091% 0.22% 0.18%
Number of salaries quoted 4 11 8
Average salary £20,750 £21,500 £20,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-3.48% +4.87%
90% offered a salary of more than £20,000 £20,000 £17,500
10% offered a salary of more than £21,500 £25,000 £28,250
UK excluding London average salary £22,500 £22,500 £22,500
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
5480 5026 4532
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 95.34% 95.70% 95.11%
Number of salaries quoted 4691 4293 3874
Average salary £38,500 £37,500 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.66% -
90% offered a salary of more than £23,575 £23,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £56,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year
- +5.26%

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
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 20 October 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 -11 2 £21,500 +13.15% 1
Worcestershire 0 1 £20,000 -6.97%
Staffordshire -12 1 - -
Warwickshire - 1 £20,000 -
Graduate Software Developer
England

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

For the 6 months to 20 October 2014, 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 9 (81.82%) Degree
2 7 (63.64%) .NET
2 7 (63.64%) SQL Server
3 6 (54.55%) ASP.NET
3 6 (54.55%) C#
4 5 (45.45%) HTML
4 5 (45.45%) JavaScript
4 5 (45.45%) SQL
4 5 (45.45%) Computer Science
5 4 (36.36%) MS Excel
6 3 (27.27%) Microsoft
6 3 (27.27%) T-SQL
6 3 (27.27%) VB.NET
6 3 (27.27%) CSS
6 3 (27.27%) Mentoring
7 2 (18.18%) Mobile App
7 2 (18.18%) jQuery
7 2 (18.18%) Linux
7 2 (18.18%) Python
7 2 (18.18%) PHP
7 2 (18.18%) Java
7 2 (18.18%) MVC
7 2 (18.18%) Software Engineering
7 2 (18.18%) Ajax
8 1 (9.09%) Web Development
8 1 (9.09%) .NET Framework
8 1 (9.09%) Microsoft Certification
8 1 (9.09%) Configuration Management
8 1 (9.09%) Data Modelling
8 1 (9.09%) C++

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

For the 6 months to 20 October 2014, 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.

Applications
1 4 (36.36%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 1 (9.09%) Microsoft Azure
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (63.64%) SQL Server
2 1 (9.09%) Crystal Reports
2 1 (9.09%) Relational Database
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (63.64%) .NET
2 6 (54.55%) ASP.NET
3 5 (45.45%) HTML
4 3 (27.27%) CSS
5 2 (18.18%) Ajax
5 2 (18.18%) jQuery
6 1 (9.09%) CSS3
6 1 (9.09%) .NET Framework
Miscellaneous
1 5 (45.45%) Computer Science
2 2 (18.18%) Mobile App
3 1 (9.09%) Mathematics
3 1 (9.09%) Physics
Operating Systems
1 2 (18.18%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (27.27%) Mentoring
2 2 (18.18%) Software Engineering
2 2 (18.18%) MVC
3 1 (9.09%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (9.09%) Data Modelling
3 1 (9.09%) Configuration Management
3 1 (9.09%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 6 (54.55%) C#
2 5 (45.45%) JavaScript
2 5 (45.45%) SQL
3 3 (27.27%) T-SQL
3 3 (27.27%) VB.NET
4 2 (18.18%) Python
4 2 (18.18%) PHP
4 2 (18.18%) Java
5 1 (9.09%) C++
Qualifications
1 9 (81.82%) Degree
2 1 (9.09%) Security Cleared
2 1 (9.09%) HND
2 1 (9.09%) Microsoft Certification
Vendors
1 3 (27.27%) Microsoft
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
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