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

Location
3 months to
24 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Graduate Software Developer
Rank 198 194 194
Rank change year-on-year
-4 0
Permanent jobs requiring a Graduate Software Developer 18 6 9
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 0.34% 0.12% 0.19%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.35% 0.13% 0.20%
Number of salaries quoted 18 6 9
Average salary £20,000 £21,750 £25,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-8.04% -13.00%
UK excluding London average salary £22,250 £22,500 £22,500
% change year-on-year
-1.11% -
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
5110 4608 4553
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 95.42% 94.97% 96.54%
Number of salaries quoted 4529 3881 3988
Average salary £38,000 £37,500 £37,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+1.33% +1.35%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,000 £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 £38,500
% 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
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 24 December 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
Solihull - 9 £20,000 -
Birmingham - 5 £21,500 - 1
Worcestershire +11 2 £18,000 -16.27%
Warwickshire -6 2 £21,000 -4.54%
Graduate Software Developer
England

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

For the 6 months to 24 December 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 19 (95.00%) Degree
2 18 (90.00%) .NET
3 17 (85.00%) HTML
3 17 (85.00%) JavaScript
3 17 (85.00%) VB.NET
4 15 (75.00%) SQL
5 9 (45.00%) VBA
5 9 (45.00%) SQL Server
5 9 (45.00%) Finance
5 9 (45.00%) Mentoring
6 8 (40.00%) C#
6 8 (40.00%) ASP.NET
7 7 (35.00%) MVC
8 6 (30.00%) MS Excel
9 4 (20.00%) Computer Science
10 3 (15.00%) C++
10 3 (15.00%) CSS
10 3 (15.00%) Microsoft
10 3 (15.00%) Software Engineering
11 2 (10.00%) Visual Studio
11 2 (10.00%) XML
12 1 (5.00%) Java
12 1 (5.00%) PHP
12 1 (5.00%) T-SQL
12 1 (5.00%) Crystal Reports
12 1 (5.00%) HND
12 1 (5.00%) Data Modelling
12 1 (5.00%) Configuration Management
12 1 (5.00%) .NET Framework
12 1 (5.00%) Mathematics

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

For the 6 months to 24 December 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 6 (30.00%) MS Excel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (45.00%) SQL Server
2 1 (5.00%) Crystal Reports
Development Applications
1 2 (10.00%) Visual Studio
General
1 9 (45.00%) Finance
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 18 (90.00%) .NET
2 17 (85.00%) HTML
3 8 (40.00%) ASP.NET
4 3 (15.00%) CSS
5 2 (10.00%) XML
6 1 (5.00%) .NET Framework
Miscellaneous
1 4 (20.00%) Computer Science
2 1 (5.00%) Mathematics
2 1 (5.00%) Physics
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (45.00%) Mentoring
2 7 (35.00%) MVC
3 3 (15.00%) Software Engineering
4 1 (5.00%) Data Modelling
4 1 (5.00%) Configuration Management
Programming Languages
1 17 (85.00%) JavaScript
1 17 (85.00%) VB.NET
2 15 (75.00%) SQL
3 9 (45.00%) VBA
4 8 (40.00%) C#
5 3 (15.00%) C++
6 1 (5.00%) Java
6 1 (5.00%) PHP
6 1 (5.00%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 19 (95.00%) Degree
2 1 (5.00%) Security Cleared
2 1 (5.00%) HND
Vendors
1 3 (15.00%) Microsoft
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
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