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

Location
3 months to
22 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Graduate Software Developer
Rank 215 201 190
Rank change year-on-year
-14 -11
Permanent jobs requiring a Graduate Software Developer 3 10 8
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 0.054% 0.18% 0.17%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.057% 0.19% 0.18%
Number of salaries quoted 2 10 8
Average salary £21,250 £22,500 £25,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-5.55% -10.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £20,250 £20,000 £17,500
10% offered a salary of more than £22,250 £22,500 £30,000
UK excluding London average salary £23,000 £22,750 £23,000
% change year-on-year
+1.09% -1.08%
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
5285 5270 4524
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 95.47% 94.78% 94.92%
Number of salaries quoted 4384 4466 3887
Average salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.66% -
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £24,000 £24,500
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £60,000 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £39,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+2.56% +1.29%

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 22 August 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
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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
Coventry 0 1 £22,500 +4.65%
Staffordshire -8 1 - -
Worcestershire - 1 £20,000 -
Graduate Software Developer
England

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

For the 6 months to 22 August 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 14 (73.68%) .NET
2 13 (68.42%) C#
3 12 (63.16%) ASP.NET
3 12 (63.16%) Degree
4 10 (52.63%) SQL Server
4 10 (52.63%) Microsoft
5 9 (47.37%) Mobile App
6 8 (42.11%) CSS
6 8 (42.11%) HTML
6 8 (42.11%) JavaScript
6 8 (42.11%) T-SQL
7 7 (36.84%) SQL
7 7 (36.84%) MS Excel
7 7 (36.84%) jQuery
7 7 (36.84%) Ajax
8 6 (31.58%) Microsoft Azure
8 6 (31.58%) Computer Science
8 6 (31.58%) Microsoft Certification
9 4 (21.05%) VB.NET
9 4 (21.05%) CSS3
9 4 (21.05%) Software Engineering
10 3 (15.79%) Python
10 3 (15.79%) Java
10 3 (15.79%) Windows
10 3 (15.79%) Linux
11 2 (10.53%) BizTalk Server
11 2 (10.53%) PHP
11 2 (10.53%) Crystal Reports
11 2 (10.53%) Windows Mobile
11 2 (10.53%) MVC

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

For the 6 months to 22 August 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.

Application Platforms
1 2 (10.53%) BizTalk Server
2 1 (5.26%) SAS
Applications
1 7 (36.84%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 6 (31.58%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 1 (5.26%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (52.63%) SQL Server
2 2 (10.53%) Crystal Reports
3 1 (5.26%) Oracle Reports
3 1 (5.26%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 1 (5.26%) Oracle Forms
General
1 1 (5.26%) Automotive
1 1 (5.26%) Pharmaceutical
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (73.68%) .NET
2 12 (63.16%) ASP.NET
3 8 (42.11%) CSS
3 8 (42.11%) HTML
4 7 (36.84%) jQuery
4 7 (36.84%) Ajax
5 4 (21.05%) CSS3
6 2 (10.53%) WPF
7 1 (5.26%) WF
7 1 (5.26%) WCF
7 1 (5.26%) WinForms
7 1 (5.26%) .NET Framework
Miscellaneous
1 9 (47.37%) Mobile App
2 6 (31.58%) Computer Science
3 1 (5.26%) Mathematics
3 1 (5.26%) Physics
3 1 (5.26%) Client/Server
Operating Systems
1 3 (15.79%) Windows
1 3 (15.79%) Linux
2 2 (10.53%) Windows Mobile
2 2 (10.53%) Android
2 2 (10.53%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (21.05%) Software Engineering
2 2 (10.53%) MVC
3 1 (5.26%) Waterfall
3 1 (5.26%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (5.26%) Web Development
3 1 (5.26%) Information Management
3 1 (5.26%) Data Modelling
Programming Languages
1 13 (68.42%) C#
2 8 (42.11%) JavaScript
2 8 (42.11%) T-SQL
3 7 (36.84%) SQL
4 4 (21.05%) VB.NET
5 3 (15.79%) Python
5 3 (15.79%) Java
6 2 (10.53%) PHP
7 1 (5.26%) VB6
7 1 (5.26%) VB
7 1 (5.26%) C++
Qualifications
1 12 (63.16%) Degree
2 6 (31.58%) Microsoft Certification
3 1 (5.26%) HND
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (5.26%) ISO 9001
Vendors
1 10 (52.63%) Microsoft
2 1 (5.26%) Business Objects
2 1 (5.26%) Oracle