The first table below looks at the demand 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 24 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Job Titles advertised for the West Midlands region.

Location
3 months to
24 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Graduate Software Engineer
Rank 201 206 189
Rank change year-on-year
+5 -17
Permanent jobs requiring a Graduate Software Engineer 1 7 15
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 0.019% 0.13% 0.31%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.020% 0.13% 0.32%
Number of salaries quoted 1 7 14
Average salary £27,500 £22,500 £25,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+22.22% -10.00%
UK excluding London average salary £24,000 £24,500 £24,000
% change year-on-year
-2.04% +2.08%
Job Titles Category
West Midlands
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
5095 5252 4656
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 94.63% 94.85% 95.33%
Number of salaries quoted 4265 4398 4061
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 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £60,000 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £38,500 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+3.89% -
Graduate Software Engineer
England

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 24 July 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
Worcestershire - 1 £27,500 -
Graduate Software Engineer
England

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

For the 6 months to 24 July 2014, 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 7 (100.00%) C#
1 7 (100.00%) C++
1 7 (100.00%) Software Engineering
1 7 (100.00%) Degree
2 4 (57.14%) Computer Science
2 4 (57.14%) VB
2 4 (57.14%) .NET
3 3 (42.86%) MFC
3 3 (42.86%) HTML
3 3 (42.86%) TickIT
3 3 (42.86%) Manufacturing
3 3 (42.86%) Windows
3 3 (42.86%) VC++
3 3 (42.86%) MS Excel
3 3 (42.86%) ISO 9000
3 3 (42.86%) Microsoft
3 3 (42.86%) Unit Testing
3 3 (42.86%) Team Foundation Server
3 3 (42.86%) C
3 3 (42.86%) XML
3 3 (42.86%) Scrum
3 3 (42.86%) Agile Software Development
3 3 (42.86%) TDD
4 1 (14.29%) Web Development
4 1 (14.29%) .NET Framework
4 1 (14.29%) Android Development
4 1 (14.29%) iOS Development
4 1 (14.29%) Relational Database
4 1 (14.29%) Android
4 1 (14.29%) Games

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

For the 6 months to 24 July 2014, 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.

Applications
1 3 (42.86%) MS Excel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (14.29%) Relational Database
1 1 (14.29%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 3 (42.86%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 3 (42.86%) Manufacturing
2 1 (14.29%) Games
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (57.14%) .NET
2 3 (42.86%) MFC
2 3 (42.86%) HTML
2 3 (42.86%) XML
3 1 (14.29%) .NET Framework
Miscellaneous
1 4 (57.14%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 3 (42.86%) Windows
2 1 (14.29%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (100.00%) Software Engineering
2 3 (42.86%) Unit Testing
2 3 (42.86%) Scrum
2 3 (42.86%) Agile Software Development
2 3 (42.86%) TDD
3 1 (14.29%) Web Development
3 1 (14.29%) Android Development
3 1 (14.29%) iOS Development
Programming Languages
1 7 (100.00%) C#
1 7 (100.00%) C++
2 4 (57.14%) VB
3 3 (42.86%) VC++
3 3 (42.86%) C
4 1 (14.29%) Java
4 1 (14.29%) SQL
Qualifications
1 7 (100.00%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (42.86%) TickIT
1 3 (42.86%) ISO 9000
Vendors
1 3 (42.86%) Microsoft
2 1 (14.29%) SAP