The median annual salary for a Graduate Developer was £25,000 in advertised job vacancies in the West Midlands during the 3 months to 24 March 2017.

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

3 months to
24 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Graduate Developer
England / West Midlands
Rank 156 181 164
Rank change year-on-year +25 -17  
Permanent jobs requiring a Graduate Developer 54 56 53
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 1.15% 0.91% 1.05%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.18% 0.95% 1.09%
Number of salaries quoted 54 53 53
Median salary £25,000 £22,500 £24,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +11.11% -6.25%  
90% offered a salary of more than £20,000 £20,500 £19,000
10% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £29,500 £25,000
UK excluding London median salary £25,000 £25,000 £25,000

The next table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all job roles in permanent job vacancies advertised in the West Midlands. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such, the figures in the first row provide an indication of the number of permanent jobs in our overall sample.

IT Job Roles
West Midlands
Permanent job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 4568 5904 4865
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the West Midlands 96.86% 96.34% 96.62%
Number of salaries quoted 3763 4801 4148
Median salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,000 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £57,500 £60,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,000 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +1.20% +3.75%  

Graduate Developer
Job Vacancy Trend in the West Midlands

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in the West Midlands that featured Graduate Developer in the job title.

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 3 months to 24 March 2017.

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 3 months to 24 March 2017. 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 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 +42 36 £27,500 +30.95% 2
Warwickshire +17 6 £25,000 - 4
Staffordshire +4 6 £22,750 -5.20%
Worcestershire -8 6 £20,500 -
Solihull - 1 £22,500 -
Graduate Developer
England

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

For the 6 months to 24 March 2017, Graduate 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 Developer in the job title.

1 108 (84.38%) C#
2 78 (60.94%) .NET
3 66 (51.56%) Degree
4 55 (42.97%) Java
5 51 (39.84%) JavaScript
6 49 (38.28%) CSS
7 47 (36.72%) ASP.NET
8 46 (35.94%) HTML
9 39 (30.47%) OOP
9 39 (30.47%) MVC
10 36 (28.13%) C++
11 35 (27.34%) Agile Software Development
11 35 (27.34%) Web Development
12 32 (25.00%) Computer Science
13 31 (24.22%) ASP.NET MVC
14 28 (21.88%) TDD
15 25 (19.53%) SQL Server
16 23 (17.97%) SQL
16 23 (17.97%) Linux
17 20 (15.63%) Marketing
18 19 (14.84%) J2EE
19 18 (14.06%) BDD
20 17 (13.28%) OO
20 17 (13.28%) Python
20 17 (13.28%) Microsoft
21 15 (11.72%) AngularJS
22 14 (10.94%) Visual Studio
22 14 (10.94%) PHP
23 13 (10.16%) C
23 13 (10.16%) VB.NET

Graduate 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 3 (2.34%) CMS
2 2 (1.56%) Orchard CMS
2 2 (1.56%) Tomcat
2 2 (1.56%) Umbraco
3 1 (0.78%) Apache
3 1 (0.78%) IIS
3 1 (0.78%) WebSphere
3 1 (0.78%) WildFly
3 1 (0.78%) WordPress
Applications
1 4 (3.13%) MS Excel
1 4 (3.13%) Photoshop
2 1 (0.78%) Adobe Illustrator
2 1 (0.78%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 2 (1.56%) Magento
2 1 (0.78%) Shopify
Cloud Services
1 7 (5.47%) Microsoft Azure
1 7 (5.47%) SaaS
2 4 (3.13%) GitHub
3 2 (1.56%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 3 (2.34%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 25 (19.53%) SQL Server
2 9 (7.03%) Relational Database
3 5 (3.91%) SQL Server 2014
4 4 (3.13%) MySQL
5 3 (2.34%) Big Data
6 2 (1.56%) MongoDB
6 2 (1.56%) NoSQL
7 1 (0.78%) RDBMS
7 1 (0.78%) Redis
7 1 (0.78%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 14 (10.94%) Visual Studio
2 9 (7.03%) Git (software)
3 3 (2.34%) Atlassian Bamboo
3 3 (2.34%) Bitbucket
3 3 (2.34%) JIRA
3 3 (2.34%) Mercurial
4 2 (1.56%) Team Foundation Server
5 1 (0.78%) Ant
5 1 (0.78%) Eclipse
5 1 (0.78%) Subversion
General
1 20 (15.63%) Marketing
2 9 (7.03%) Games
3 3 (2.34%) Legal
4 2 (1.56%) Automotive
4 2 (1.56%) Electronics
4 2 (1.56%) Law
4 2 (1.56%) Retail
5 1 (0.78%) Manufacturing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 78 (60.94%) .NET
2 49 (38.28%) CSS
3 47 (36.72%) ASP.NET
4 46 (35.94%) HTML
5 31 (24.22%) ASP.NET MVC
6 19 (14.84%) J2EE
7 15 (11.72%) AngularJS
8 13 (10.16%) HTML5
9 12 (9.38%) Twitter Bootstrap
10 10 (7.81%) jQuery
11 8 (6.25%) Web Services
12 7 (5.47%) .NET Framework
12 7 (5.47%) ASP.NET Web API
12 7 (5.47%) Unity (Game Engine)
12 7 (5.47%) WPF
12 7 (5.47%) XML
13 6 (4.69%) Ajax
13 6 (4.69%) CSS3
14 5 (3.91%) Entity Framework
14 5 (3.91%) Node.js
Miscellaneous
1 32 (25.00%) Computer Science
2 7 (5.47%) Mobile App
2 7 (5.47%) Mobile Games
3 3 (2.34%) Enterprise Software
3 3 (2.34%) iPad
3 3 (2.34%) Linux Command Line
4 2 (1.56%) Algorithms
4 2 (1.56%) Analytical Skills
4 2 (1.56%) Data Structures
5 1 (0.78%) EPoS
5 1 (0.78%) Life Science
5 1 (0.78%) Social Media
5 1 (0.78%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 23 (17.97%) Linux
2 5 (3.91%) Windows
2 5 (3.91%) Windows 10
3 1 (0.78%) Android
3 1 (0.78%) Apple iOS
3 1 (0.78%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 1 (0.78%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 39 (30.47%) MVC
1 39 (30.47%) OOP
2 35 (27.34%) Agile Software Development
2 35 (27.34%) Web Development
3 28 (21.88%) TDD
4 18 (14.06%) BDD
5 17 (13.28%) OO
6 11 (8.59%) Mathematics
7 10 (7.81%) Software Engineering
8 7 (5.47%) E-Commerce
8 7 (5.47%) Game Development
9 6 (4.69%) Continuous Integration
10 5 (3.91%) SOA
11 3 (2.34%) Data Modelling
11 3 (2.34%) Dependency Injection
11 3 (2.34%) MVVM
11 3 (2.34%) Pair Programming
11 3 (2.34%) Physics
11 3 (2.34%) SOLID
12 2 (1.56%) Workflow Development
Programming Languages
1 108 (84.38%) C#
2 55 (42.97%) Java
3 51 (39.84%) JavaScript
4 36 (28.13%) C++
5 23 (17.97%) SQL
6 17 (13.28%) Python
7 14 (10.94%) PHP
8 13 (10.16%) C
8 13 (10.16%) VB.NET
9 5 (3.91%) T-SQL
10 3 (2.34%) TypeScript
11 2 (1.56%) R
12 1 (0.78%) Ruby
12 1 (0.78%) VBA
Qualifications
1 66 (51.56%) Degree
2 7 (5.47%) Microsoft Certification
3 2 (1.56%) HND
3 2 (1.56%) MCSD
System Software
1 2 (1.56%) Docker
2 1 (0.78%) Active Directory
2 1 (0.78%) Hyper-V
Vendors
1 17 (13.28%) Microsoft
2 3 (2.34%) HP
3 2 (1.56%) Apple
3 2 (1.56%) LexisNexis
3 2 (1.56%) Oracle
4 1 (0.78%) IBM
4 1 (0.78%) Red Hat
4 1 (0.78%) Xamarin
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