The table below looks at the statistics for the Graduate Software Engineer 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 Engineer in their job title over the 3 months to 29 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
29 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Graduate Software Engineer
Rank 217 218 206
Rank change year-on-year
+1 -12
Permanent jobs requiring a Graduate Software Engineer 14 1 7
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 0.24% 0.019% 0.13%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.26% 0.020% 0.13%
Number of salaries quoted 14 1 7
Average salary £25,000 £27,500 £22,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-9.09% +22.22%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,950 £27,500 £20,500
10% offered a salary of more than £26,400 £27,500 £24,000
UK excluding London average salary £25,000 £24,000 £24,250
% change year-on-year
+4.16% -1.03%
Graduate Software Engineer
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
5454 5092 5272
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 93.17% 94.79% 94.89%
Number of salaries quoted 4510 4264 4421
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £57,500 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%

Graduate Software Engineer
Jobs Demand Trend in the West Midlands

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Graduate Software Engineer in the job title across the West Midlands region as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

Graduate Software Engineer Jobs Demand Trend in the West Midlands

Graduate Software Engineer
Salary Trend in the West Midlands

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Graduate Software Engineer across the West Midlands region.

Graduate Software Engineer Salary Trend in the West Midlands

Graduate Software Engineer
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 Engineer within the West Midlands region over the 3 months to 29 July 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
Worcestershire -2 8 £25,000 -9.09%
Birmingham - 2 £22,500 -
Dudley - 2 £24,000 -
Staffordshire - 1 £25,000 -
Warwickshire - 1 £25,000 -
Graduate Software Engineer
England

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

For the 6 months to 29 July 2015, IT jobs across the West Midlands region that cited Graduate Software Engineer 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 Engineer in their job title.

1 14 (93.33%) C++
1 14 (93.33%) Software Engineering
1 14 (93.33%) Degree
2 13 (86.67%) C#
3 11 (73.33%) HTML
3 11 (73.33%) .NET
3 11 (73.33%) JavaScript
3 11 (73.33%) ASP.NET
4 10 (66.67%) Java
5 9 (60.00%) Mentoring
6 8 (53.33%) HTML5
7 7 (46.67%) User Experience
7 7 (46.67%) WPF
7 7 (46.67%) Fat Client
7 7 (46.67%) WinForms
7 7 (46.67%) MFC
7 7 (46.67%) Windows
7 7 (46.67%) Thin Client
8 6 (40.00%) SQL Server
8 6 (40.00%) Open Source
9 5 (33.33%) Computer Science
10 3 (20.00%) Electronics
10 3 (20.00%) Artificial Intelligence
10 3 (20.00%) Visual Studio
10 3 (20.00%) SQL
10 3 (20.00%) XML
10 3 (20.00%) Microsoft
11 2 (13.33%) XSD
11 2 (13.33%) VB.NET
11 2 (13.33%) CSS

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

For the 6 months to 29 July 2015, IT jobs across the West Midlands region that cited Graduate Software Engineer 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 Engineer in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Communications & Networking
1 1 (6.67%) LAN
1 1 (6.67%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (40.00%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 3 (20.00%) Visual Studio
2 2 (13.33%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 3 (20.00%) Electronics
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (73.33%) HTML
1 11 (73.33%) .NET
1 11 (73.33%) ASP.NET
2 8 (53.33%) HTML5
3 7 (46.67%) WPF
3 7 (46.67%) MFC
3 7 (46.67%) WinForms
4 3 (20.00%) XML
5 2 (13.33%) XSD
5 2 (13.33%) CSS
6 1 (6.67%) .NET Framework
6 1 (6.67%) jQuery
6 1 (6.67%) CSS3
Miscellaneous
1 7 (46.67%) Thin Client
1 7 (46.67%) Fat Client
1 7 (46.67%) User Experience
2 5 (33.33%) Computer Science
3 3 (20.00%) Artificial Intelligence
4 2 (13.33%) Analytical Skills
5 1 (6.67%) Mathematics
5 1 (6.67%) Physics
Operating Systems
1 7 (46.67%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (93.33%) Software Engineering
2 9 (60.00%) Mentoring
3 6 (40.00%) Open Source
4 2 (13.33%) UML
4 2 (13.33%) Agile Software Development
5 1 (6.67%) MVC
Programming Languages
1 14 (93.33%) C++
2 13 (86.67%) C#
3 11 (73.33%) JavaScript
4 10 (66.67%) Java
5 3 (20.00%) SQL
6 2 (13.33%) VB.NET
6 2 (13.33%) C
Qualifications
1 14 (93.33%) Degree
System Software
1 1 (6.67%) Firmware
Vendors
1 3 (20.00%) Microsoft