The statistics below represent IT jobs advertised across the West Midlands region that had Graduate Software Developer featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the salaries offered over the 3 months to 29 August 2016 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
29 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Graduate Software Developer
Rank 209 211 224
Rank change year-on-year
+2 +13
Permanent jobs requiring a Graduate Software Developer 25 16 3
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 0.43% 0.29% 0.055%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.45% 0.30% 0.057%
Number of salaries quoted 22 14 2
Median salary £27,500 £23,250 £21,250
Median salary % change year-on-year
+18.27% +9.41%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £20,000 £20,250
10% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £30,850 £22,250
UK excluding London median salary £25,000 £24,000 £23,000
% change year-on-year
+4.16% +4.34%
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
5550 5333 5309
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 95.56% 95.85% 97.15%
Number of salaries quoted 4414 4402 4403
Median salary £37,500 £39,000 £39,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-3.84% -
90% offered a salary of more than £23,500 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £60,000 £60,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+5.00% -

Graduate Software Developer
Jobs Demand Trend in the West Midlands

The demand trend of job ads across the West Midlands region that featured Graduate Software Developer in the job title.

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 median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Graduate Software Developer within the West Midlands region over the 3 months to 29 August 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Birmingham -21 9 £27,500 +1.85%
Staffordshire +2 7 £24,000 +3.22%
Shropshire - 3 - -
Solihull +20 2 £22,500 -10.00%
Warwickshire - 2 £27,500 -
Worcestershire +15 1 £25,000 +25.00%
Sutton Coldfield - 1 £30,000 -
Graduate Software Developer
England

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

For the 6 months to 29 August 2016, Graduate Software Developer job roles required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the West Midlands region featuring Graduate Software Developer in the job title.

1 26 (78.79%) C#
1 26 (78.79%) .NET
2 20 (60.61%) Degree
3 19 (57.58%) Computer Science
3 19 (57.58%) Java
4 17 (51.52%) JavaScript
5 15 (45.45%) SQL
5 15 (45.45%) HTML
6 14 (42.42%) CSS
6 14 (42.42%) Microsoft
6 14 (42.42%) OO
7 13 (39.39%) ASP.NET
8 12 (36.36%) OOP
9 11 (33.33%) MVC
9 11 (33.33%) Mathematics
9 11 (33.33%) HTML5
10 10 (30.30%) Software Engineering
11 9 (27.27%) VB.NET
11 9 (27.27%) ASP.NET MVC
12 8 (24.24%) AngularJS
12 8 (24.24%) C++
12 8 (24.24%) Agile Software Development
12 8 (24.24%) Web Development
13 7 (21.21%) Microsoft Certification
13 7 (21.21%) CSS3
14 6 (18.18%) Physics
14 6 (18.18%) Scrum
14 6 (18.18%) jQuery
15 5 (15.15%) .NET Framework
15 5 (15.15%) Visual Studio

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

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 2 (6.06%) Apache
1 2 (6.06%) Confluence
1 2 (6.06%) nginx
1 2 (6.06%) Tomcat
2 1 (3.03%) CMS
2 1 (3.03%) WordPress
Applications
1 2 (6.06%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 3 (9.09%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (3.03%) GitHub
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (12.12%) SQL Server
2 2 (6.06%) OrientDB
3 1 (3.03%) MySQL
3 1 (3.03%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 5 (15.15%) Visual Studio
2 2 (6.06%) Babel
2 2 (6.06%) Gradle
2 2 (6.06%) Grunt
2 2 (6.06%) JIRA
2 2 (6.06%) Maven
2 2 (6.06%) Vagrant
2 2 (6.06%) WebDriver
3 1 (3.03%) PHPUnit
General
1 3 (9.09%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 26 (78.79%) .NET
2 15 (45.45%) HTML
3 14 (42.42%) CSS
4 13 (39.39%) ASP.NET
5 11 (33.33%) HTML5
6 9 (27.27%) ASP.NET MVC
7 8 (24.24%) AngularJS
8 7 (21.21%) CSS3
9 6 (18.18%) jQuery
10 5 (15.15%) .NET Framework
10 5 (15.15%) Entity Framework
10 5 (15.15%) KnockoutJS
10 5 (15.15%) LESS
10 5 (15.15%) Sass
10 5 (15.15%) Twitter Bootstrap
11 4 (12.12%) ASP.NET MVC 5
12 3 (9.09%) LINQ
12 3 (9.09%) Web Services
13 2 (6.06%) Spring
13 2 (6.06%) WinForms
Miscellaneous
1 19 (57.58%) Computer Science
2 11 (33.33%) Mathematics
3 6 (18.18%) Physics
4 5 (15.15%) Algorithms
4 5 (15.15%) Enterprise Software
5 3 (9.09%) Mobile App
6 1 (3.03%) Analytical Skills
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (42.42%) OO
2 12 (36.36%) OOP
3 11 (33.33%) MVC
4 10 (30.30%) Software Engineering
5 8 (24.24%) Agile Software Development
5 8 (24.24%) Web Development
6 6 (18.18%) Scrum
7 5 (15.15%) Performance Optimisation
7 5 (15.15%) Responsive Web Design
8 3 (9.09%) Mobile Application Development
8 3 (9.09%) Web Design
9 2 (6.06%) Dependency Injection
9 2 (6.06%) Kanban
9 2 (6.06%) Scrum-ban
9 2 (6.06%) SOLID
9 2 (6.06%) TDD
10 1 (3.03%) Web Application Development
Programming Languages
1 26 (78.79%) C#
2 19 (57.58%) Java
3 17 (51.52%) JavaScript
4 15 (45.45%) SQL
5 9 (27.27%) VB.NET
6 8 (24.24%) C++
7 2 (6.06%) Bash Shell
7 2 (6.06%) ES6
7 2 (6.06%) Groovy
7 2 (6.06%) Python
7 2 (6.06%) Ruby
7 2 (6.06%) Scala
7 2 (6.06%) TypeScript
8 1 (3.03%) C
8 1 (3.03%) PHP
8 1 (3.03%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 20 (60.61%) Degree
2 7 (21.21%) Microsoft Certification
3 3 (9.09%) SC Cleared
3 3 (9.09%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 2 (6.06%) Docker
1 2 (6.06%) VirtualBox
1 2 (6.06%) zsh
Systems Management
1 2 (6.06%) Opscode Chef
1 2 (6.06%) Puppet
Vendors
1 14 (42.42%) Microsoft
2 2 (6.06%) Atlassian
3 1 (3.03%) New Relic