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 30 January 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
30 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Graduate Software Developer
Rank 181 186 194
Rank change year-on-year
+5 +8
Permanent jobs requiring a Graduate Software Developer 23 6 9
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 0.46% 0.14% 0.19%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.48% 0.15% 0.20%
Number of salaries quoted 23 6 9
Average salary £20,000 £20,000 £25,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- -20.00%
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
4776 4080 4588
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 95.73% 94.44% 96.10%
Number of salaries quoted 4200 3386 3986
Average salary £38,500 £37,500 £35,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.66% +5.63%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £24,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £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 30 January 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
Solihull - 11 £20,000 - 1
Worcestershire - 6 £19,000 - 1
Birmingham -10 2 £21,500 +13.15%
Coventry - 2 £21,500 -
Herefordshire - 2 £19,000 -
Warwickshire -10 1 £22,000 - 1
Wolverhampton - 1 £20,500 -
Graduate Software Developer
England

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

For the 6 months to 30 January 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 27 (90.00%) Degree
2 26 (86.67%) HTML
2 26 (86.67%) JavaScript
3 25 (83.33%) .NET
4 24 (80.00%) VB.NET
5 19 (63.33%) SQL
6 14 (46.67%) C#
6 14 (46.67%) SQL Server
7 12 (40.00%) VBA
7 12 (40.00%) ASP.NET
7 12 (40.00%) MVC
7 12 (40.00%) Finance
7 12 (40.00%) Mentoring
8 9 (30.00%) CSS
9 8 (26.67%) XML
9 8 (26.67%) Computer Science
10 7 (23.33%) Software Engineering
10 7 (23.33%) MS Excel
10 7 (23.33%) Microsoft
10 7 (23.33%) C++
11 6 (20.00%) Visual Studio
12 4 (13.33%) Java
12 4 (13.33%) PHP
13 3 (10.00%) MySQL
13 3 (10.00%) Mobile App
14 2 (6.67%) Mobile Application Development
14 2 (6.67%) CSS3
14 2 (6.67%) Motion Graphics
14 2 (6.67%) ActionScript 3.0
14 2 (6.67%) HTML5

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

For the 6 months to 30 January 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 (6.67%) Drupal
2 1 (3.33%) Apache
2 1 (3.33%) Tomcat
Applications
1 7 (23.33%) MS Excel
2 2 (6.67%) Adobe Illustrator
2 2 (6.67%) Photoshop
2 2 (6.67%) Fireworks
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (46.67%) SQL Server
2 3 (10.00%) MySQL
3 1 (3.33%) Crystal Reports
Development Applications
1 6 (20.00%) Visual Studio
General
1 12 (40.00%) Finance
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 26 (86.67%) HTML
2 25 (83.33%) .NET
3 12 (40.00%) ASP.NET
4 9 (30.00%) CSS
5 8 (26.67%) XML
6 2 (6.67%) CSS3
6 2 (6.67%) HTML5
6 2 (6.67%) jQuery
6 2 (6.67%) Flash
7 1 (3.33%) Web Services
7 1 (3.33%) .NET Framework
Miscellaneous
1 8 (26.67%) Computer Science
2 3 (10.00%) Mobile App
3 2 (6.67%) Motion Graphics
3 2 (6.67%) User Experience
4 1 (3.33%) Blackberry
4 1 (3.33%) iPad
4 1 (3.33%) Mathematics
4 1 (3.33%) Physics
4 1 (3.33%) iPhone
Operating Systems
1 1 (3.33%) UNIX
1 1 (3.33%) Linux
1 1 (3.33%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (40.00%) MVC
1 12 (40.00%) Mentoring
2 7 (23.33%) Software Engineering
3 2 (6.67%) Mobile Application Development
3 2 (6.67%) Web Design
3 2 (6.67%) SEO
3 2 (6.67%) Content Management
3 2 (6.67%) E-Commerce
4 1 (3.33%) Data Modelling
4 1 (3.33%) Configuration Management
4 1 (3.33%) Android Development
4 1 (3.33%) iOS Development
Programming Languages
1 26 (86.67%) JavaScript
2 24 (80.00%) VB.NET
3 19 (63.33%) SQL
4 14 (46.67%) C#
5 12 (40.00%) VBA
6 7 (23.33%) C++
7 4 (13.33%) Java
7 4 (13.33%) PHP
8 2 (6.67%) ActionScript 3.0
8 2 (6.67%) PHP5
8 2 (6.67%) ActionScript
9 1 (3.33%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 27 (90.00%) Degree
2 1 (3.33%) HND
2 1 (3.33%) Security Cleared
Vendors
1 7 (23.33%) Microsoft
2 2 (6.67%) Adobe
2 2 (6.67%) Macromedia
Solihull, West Midlands (County)
Edgar Cowen
Salary: £20000 - £28000 per annum + Excellent Base+Prospects
Posted: 3 days ago
Bromsgrove, Worcestershire
Big Red Recruitment
Salary: £18000 - £20000 per annum + pension + bonus
Posted: 5 days ago
Stratford-Upon-Avon, Warwickshire
Enable
Salary: £32,000 per annum
Posted: 17 days ago