Period
to 16 July 2018

The median annual salary for a Graduate Developer was £25,000 in advertised job vacancies in the West Midlands during the 6 months to 16 July 2018.

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

Graduate Developer
England > West Midlands
6 months to
16 Jul 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 192 176 238
Rank change year-on-year -16 +62 -61
Permanent jobs requiring a Graduate Developer 115 169 115
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 1.21% 1.68% 0.93%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.26% 1.74% 0.96%
Number of salaries quoted 109 164 107
West Midlands median annual salary £25,000 £25,000 £22,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +11.11% -10.00%
10th Percentile £21,000 £19,000 £19,000
90th Percentile £31,500 £32,500 £31,750
England median annual salary £26,500 £25,500 £25,500
% change year-on-year +3.92% - +2.00%

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the West 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
West Midlands
Permanent vacancies in the West Midlands with a recognized job title 9,137 9,697 11,938
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 96.30% 96.68% 96.22%
Number of salaries quoted 7,108 8,178 9,472
West Midlands median annual salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.25% - -
10th Percentile £24,250 £24,750 £23,500
90th Percentile £65,000 £61,250 £63,750
England median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £47,500
% change year-on-year +5.26% - +5.56%

Graduate Developer
Job Vacancy Trend in the West Midlands

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

Job vacancy trend for Graduate Developer in the West Midlands

Graduate Developer
Salary Trend in the West Midlands

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

Salary trend for Graduate Developer in the West Midlands

Graduate Developer
Salary Histogram in the West Midlands

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Graduate Developer in the West Midlands over the 6 months to 16 July 2018.

Salary histogram for Graduate Developer in the West Midlands

Graduate 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 Developer within the West Midlands region over the 6 months to 16 July 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
Birmingham -8 58 £27,500 - 4
Warwickshire -9 25 £22,500 -10.00% 3
Staffordshire -20 10 £19,000 -11.63% 4
Solihull +16 6 £27,500 +22.22%
Coventry +1 6 £25,000 +11.11% 2
Worcestershire +17 4 £23,000 +12.20% 1
Halesowen +11 2 £21,000 +5.00% 1
Shropshire - 2 £29,500 -
Dudley - 1 £23,000 -
Graduate Developer
England

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

For the 6 months to 16 July 2018, Graduate 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 West Midlands region featuring Graduate Developer in the job title.

1 88 (76.52%) C#
2 62 (53.91%) Java
3 54 (46.96%) Degree
4 47 (40.87%) JavaScript
5 43 (37.39%) Computer Science
6 41 (35.65%) OOP
7 40 (34.78%) C++
8 36 (31.30%) Agile Software Development
9 34 (29.57%) HTML
10 26 (22.61%) AngularJS
11 24 (20.87%) MVC
11 24 (20.87%) .NET
11 24 (20.87%) CSS
12 23 (20.00%) Computer Science Degree
13 20 (17.39%) Problem-Solving
13 20 (17.39%) SaaS
14 19 (16.52%) Web Development
15 18 (15.65%) ASP.NET
16 17 (14.78%) OO
16 17 (14.78%) ASP.NET MVC
17 15 (13.04%) SQL Server
17 15 (13.04%) PHP
17 15 (13.04%) SQL
18 14 (12.17%) Microsoft
19 13 (11.30%) Python
20 12 (10.43%) Software Engineering
21 10 (8.70%) Analytical Skills
21 10 (8.70%) TDD
21 10 (8.70%) Linux
22 9 (7.83%) XML

Graduate Developer Skill Set
Co-occurring 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 4 (3.48%) Confluence
2 1 (0.87%) Apache
Cloud Services
1 20 (17.39%) SaaS
2 2 (1.74%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (1.74%) Google Cloud Platform
2 2 (1.74%) IaaS
2 2 (1.74%) IBM Cloud
2 2 (1.74%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (1.74%) PaaS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (13.04%) SQL Server
2 7 (6.09%) MySQL
3 4 (3.48%) NoSQL
4 3 (2.61%) GIS
5 2 (1.74%) Big Data
5 2 (1.74%) CouchDB
5 2 (1.74%) MongoDB
5 2 (1.74%) PostgreSQL
5 2 (1.74%) SQL Server 2008
6 1 (0.87%) Redis
Development Applications
1 9 (7.83%) Git (software)
2 7 (6.09%) Visual Studio
3 4 (3.48%) JIRA
3 4 (3.48%) Subversion
4 3 (2.61%) Jenkins
5 2 (1.74%) Android Studio
5 2 (1.74%) JSUnit
5 2 (1.74%) Maven
5 2 (1.74%) Team Foundation Server
5 2 (1.74%) TeamCity
6 1 (0.87%) Log4Net
General
1 7 (6.09%) Law
1 7 (6.09%) Marketing
2 5 (4.35%) Legal
3 4 (3.48%) Finance
4 2 (1.74%) Automotive
4 2 (1.74%) Games
4 2 (1.74%) German Language
5 1 (0.87%) Financial Institution
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 34 (29.57%) HTML
2 26 (22.61%) AngularJS
3 24 (20.87%) .NET
3 24 (20.87%) CSS
4 18 (15.65%) ASP.NET
5 17 (14.78%) ASP.NET MVC
6 9 (7.83%) XML
7 8 (6.96%) Node.js
7 8 (6.96%) Twitter Bootstrap
8 7 (6.09%) J2EE
8 7 (6.09%) jQuery
9 6 (5.22%) .NET Framework
9 6 (5.22%) ASP.NET Web API
9 6 (5.22%) Entity Framework
9 6 (5.22%) LAMP
9 6 (5.22%) Web Services
10 5 (4.35%) Angular 2
10 5 (4.35%) SOAP
11 4 (3.48%) ASP.NET Core
11 4 (3.48%) HTML5
Miscellaneous
1 43 (37.39%) Computer Science
2 10 (8.70%) Analytical Skills
3 5 (4.35%) Greenfield Project
4 3 (2.61%) Algorithms
4 3 (2.61%) Management Information System
4 3 (2.61%) Mobile App
5 2 (1.74%) Analytical Mindset
5 2 (1.74%) Animation
5 2 (1.74%) Augmented Reality
5 2 (1.74%) Enterprise Software
6 1 (0.87%) Fintech
6 1 (0.87%) Online Games
6 1 (0.87%) Self-Motivation
Operating Systems
1 10 (8.70%) Linux
2 5 (4.35%) Android
3 4 (3.48%) Windows
4 3 (2.61%) Apple iOS
5 1 (0.87%) Mac OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 41 (35.65%) OOP
2 36 (31.30%) Agile Software Development
3 24 (20.87%) MVC
4 20 (17.39%) Problem-Solving
5 19 (16.52%) Web Development
6 17 (14.78%) OO
7 12 (10.43%) Software Engineering
8 10 (8.70%) TDD
9 8 (6.96%) SDLC
10 7 (6.09%) Analytics
10 7 (6.09%) BDD
11 6 (5.22%) Mathematics
11 6 (5.22%) Physics
12 5 (4.35%) Data Modelling
12 5 (4.35%) Scrum
13 4 (3.48%) Business Intelligence
13 4 (3.48%) Front End Development
13 4 (3.48%) Responsive Web Design
14 3 (2.61%) Android Development
14 3 (2.61%) Data Visualisation
Programming Languages
1 88 (76.52%) C#
2 62 (53.91%) Java
3 47 (40.87%) JavaScript
4 40 (34.78%) C++
5 15 (13.04%) PHP
5 15 (13.04%) SQL
6 13 (11.30%) Python
7 6 (5.22%) TypeScript
8 4 (3.48%) VB.NET
9 3 (2.61%) Perl
9 3 (2.61%) Ruby
10 2 (1.74%) Groovy
10 2 (1.74%) RPG
11 1 (0.87%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 54 (46.96%) Degree
2 23 (20.00%) Computer Science Degree
3 5 (4.35%) Security Cleared
4 4 (3.48%) Microsoft Certification
5 1 (0.87%) Master's Degree
5 1 (0.87%) SC Cleared
5 1 (0.87%) Sun Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (2.61%) QA
System Software
1 2 (1.74%) Docker
Systems Management
1 2 (1.74%) Ansible
1 2 (1.74%) Puppet
Vendors
1 14 (12.17%) Microsoft
2 5 (4.35%) Google
3 3 (2.61%) Oracle
4 2 (1.74%) IBM
5 1 (0.87%) Xamarin