Period
to 23 October 2018

The median annual salary for a Graduate Software Developer was £22,500 in advertised job vacancies in the Midlands during the 6 months to 23 October 2018.

The first table below provides salary benchmarking and summary statistics including a comparison to same period in the previous 2 years.

Graduate Software Developer
England > Midlands
6 months to
23 Oct 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 330 325 383
Rank change year-on-year -5 +58 -29
Permanent jobs requiring a Graduate Software Developer 42 69 36
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the Midlands 0.31% 0.46% 0.20%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.32% 0.47% 0.20%
Number of salaries quoted 40 68 34
Midlands median annual salary £22,500 £25,000 £26,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -10.00% -3.85% +15.56%
10th Percentile £20,525 £19,925 £21,250
90th Percentile £30,750 £31,000 £32,500
England median annual salary £27,000 £26,000 £25,500
% change year-on-year +3.85% +1.96% +2.00%

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the Midlands. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title that can be normalized. As such, the figures in the second row provide an indication of the number of permanent jobs in our overall sample.

All Permanent IT Job Vacancies
Midlands
Permanent vacancies in the Midlands with a recognized job title 12,997 14,577 17,693
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 96.64% 96.70% 96.81%
Number of salaries quoted 10,218 12,120 13,962
Midlands median annual salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.25% - -
10th Percentile £24,750 £24,000 £23,750
90th Percentile £67,500 £62,500 £62,500
England median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year - +5.26% +5.56%

Graduate Software Developer
Job Vacancy Trend in the Midlands

Job postings that featured Graduate Software Developer in the job title as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in the Midlands.

Job vacancy trend for Graduate Software Developer in the Midlands

Graduate Software Developer
Salary Trend in the Midlands

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

Salary trend for Graduate Software Developer in the Midlands

Graduate Software Developer
Salary Histogram in the Midlands

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Graduate Software Developer in the Midlands over the 6 months to 23 October 2018.

Salary histogram for Graduate Software Developer in the Midlands

Graduate Software Developer
Job Locations in the 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 Midlands region over the 6 months to 23 October 2018. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Past 6 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
West Midlands +32 37 £22,500 -10.00% 4
East Midlands -20 5 £19,000 -34.48% 3
Graduate Software Developer
England

Graduate Software Developer Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in the Midlands

For the 6 months to 23 October 2018, Graduate Software Developer job roles required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all permanent job ads across the Midlands region featuring Graduate Software Developer in the job title.

1 32 (76.19%) C#
2 31 (73.81%) Degree
3 27 (64.29%) Computer Science
4 20 (47.62%) JavaScript
5 16 (38.10%) Agile Software Development
5 16 (38.10%) Computer Science Degree
6 15 (35.71%) .NET
6 15 (35.71%) OO
7 14 (33.33%) HTML
8 12 (28.57%) Java
8 12 (28.57%) CSS
9 11 (26.19%) SQL Server
10 10 (23.81%) ASP.NET
10 10 (23.81%) SQL
10 10 (23.81%) AngularJS
11 9 (21.43%) Software Engineering
11 9 (21.43%) Microsoft
12 8 (19.05%) Web Development
12 8 (19.05%) jQuery
13 7 (16.67%) SaaS
13 7 (16.67%) Python
14 6 (14.29%) Visual Studio
14 6 (14.29%) C++
14 6 (14.29%) PHP
15 5 (11.90%) Web Services
15 5 (11.90%) OOP
15 5 (11.90%) MVC
15 5 (11.90%) Problem-Solving
16 4 (9.52%) Analytical Skills
16 4 (9.52%) Software Testing

Graduate Software Developer Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in the 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:

Cloud Services
1 7 (16.67%) SaaS
2 1 (2.38%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (2.38%) Microsoft Azure
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (26.19%) SQL Server
2 2 (4.76%) MySQL
2 2 (4.76%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 2 (4.76%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 1 (2.38%) GIS
3 1 (2.38%) Relational Database
3 1 (2.38%) SQL Server 2014
Development Applications
1 6 (14.29%) Visual Studio
2 3 (7.14%) Git (software)
3 2 (4.76%) Android Studio
3 2 (4.76%) Jasmine
3 2 (4.76%) Log4Net
3 2 (4.76%) Mocha
3 2 (4.76%) Selenium
4 1 (2.38%) Subversion
General
1 3 (7.14%) Law
2 2 (4.76%) Electronics
2 2 (4.76%) Finance
2 2 (4.76%) Manufacturing
2 2 (4.76%) Marketing
2 2 (4.76%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (35.71%) .NET
2 14 (33.33%) HTML
3 12 (28.57%) CSS
4 10 (23.81%) AngularJS
4 10 (23.81%) ASP.NET
5 8 (19.05%) jQuery
6 5 (11.90%) Web Services
7 4 (9.52%) HTML5
7 4 (9.52%) XML
8 3 (7.14%) .NET Framework
8 3 (7.14%) ASP.NET MVC
8 3 (7.14%) ASP.NET Web API
8 3 (7.14%) Twitter Bootstrap
9 2 (4.76%) Angular 2
9 2 (4.76%) CodeIgniter
9 2 (4.76%) CSS3
9 2 (4.76%) Entity Framework
9 2 (4.76%) Grails
9 2 (4.76%) LINQ
9 2 (4.76%) Node.js
Miscellaneous
1 27 (64.29%) Computer Science
2 4 (9.52%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (4.76%) Algorithms
3 2 (4.76%) Analytical Mindset
3 2 (4.76%) Enterprise Software
4 1 (2.38%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 3 (7.14%) Android
2 2 (4.76%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (38.10%) Agile Software Development
2 15 (35.71%) OO
3 9 (21.43%) Software Engineering
4 8 (19.05%) Web Development
5 5 (11.90%) MVC
5 5 (11.90%) OOP
5 5 (11.90%) Problem-Solving
6 4 (9.52%) Business Intelligence
6 4 (9.52%) Mathematics
6 4 (9.52%) Scrum
6 4 (9.52%) Software Testing
7 3 (7.14%) Biometrics
7 3 (7.14%) SDLC
7 3 (7.14%) Server Management
7 3 (7.14%) TDD
8 2 (4.76%) Android Development
8 2 (4.76%) API Development
8 2 (4.76%) Front End Development
8 2 (4.76%) Mentoring
8 2 (4.76%) SDET
Programming Languages
1 32 (76.19%) C#
2 20 (47.62%) JavaScript
3 12 (28.57%) Java
4 10 (23.81%) SQL
5 7 (16.67%) Python
6 6 (14.29%) C++
6 6 (14.29%) PHP
7 4 (9.52%) Perl
8 2 (4.76%) Groovy
8 2 (4.76%) RPG
8 2 (4.76%) Ruby
8 2 (4.76%) VB.NET
8 2 (4.76%) XAML
9 1 (2.38%) ABAP
9 1 (2.38%) C
Qualifications
1 31 (73.81%) Degree
2 16 (38.10%) Computer Science Degree
3 4 (9.52%) Security Cleared
4 2 (4.76%) Master's Degree
4 2 (4.76%) Microsoft Certification
5 1 (2.38%) Numerate Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (4.76%) QA
Vendors
1 9 (21.43%) Microsoft
2 3 (7.14%) SAP
3 2 (4.76%) DevExpress
3 2 (4.76%) Oracle
4 1 (2.38%) Google