Period
to 20 May 2019

The median annual salary for a Graduate Developer was £27,000 in advertised job vacancies in the West Midlands during the 6 months to 20 May 2019.

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
20 May 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 235 204 182
Rank change year-on-year -31 -22 +76
Permanent jobs requiring a Graduate Developer 59 100 137
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 0.76% 1.07% 1.41%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.79% 1.11% 1.45%
Number of salaries quoted 59 91 134
West Midlands median annual salary £27,000 £27,500 £25,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -1.82% +10.00% +11.11%
10th Percentile £22,500 £21,000 £19,000
90th Percentile £30,250 £32,500 £32,500
England median annual salary £27,500 £27,000 £25,500
% change year-on-year +1.85% +5.88% -

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 7,447 9,049 9,468
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 95.56% 96.54% 97.30%
Number of salaries quoted 5,729 7,022 7,826
West Midlands median annual salary £43,250 £42,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +1.76% +6.25% -0.62%
10th Percentile £26,250 £24,500 £24,750
90th Percentile £67,500 £66,250 £61,375
England median annual salary £52,000 £50,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year +4.00% +5.26% -

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 20 May 2019.

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 20 May 2019. 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 0 24 £28,500 +3.64% 9
Worcestershire -7 16 £25,000 +8.70% 2
Warwickshire -15 7 £27,000 +20.00% 3
Coventry +33 6 £27,500 +10.00% 1
Shropshire - 3 £25,000 -
Staffordshire +3 2 £22,000 +10.00%
Herefordshire - 1 £30,000 -
Graduate Developer
England

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

For the 6 months to 20 May 2019, 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 48 (81.36%) C#
2 37 (62.71%) Computer Science
3 32 (54.24%) JavaScript
4 31 (52.54%) OOP
5 30 (50.85%) .NET
6 29 (49.15%) Java
7 27 (45.76%) ASP.NET
7 27 (45.76%) MVC
8 26 (44.07%) SQL Server
9 25 (42.37%) C++
9 25 (42.37%) Microsoft
10 24 (40.68%) HTML
10 24 (40.68%) CSS
10 24 (40.68%) Agile Software Development
11 22 (37.29%) SQL
12 21 (35.59%) Degree
12 21 (35.59%) ASP.NET MVC
13 19 (32.20%) Visual Studio
13 19 (32.20%) OO
14 18 (30.51%) TDD
15 16 (27.12%) AngularJS
15 16 (27.12%) Relational Database
15 16 (27.12%) Continuous Integration
15 16 (27.12%) Microsoft Azure
15 16 (27.12%) HTML5
16 15 (25.42%) MVVM
16 15 (25.42%) Amazon AWS
16 15 (25.42%) ASP.NET Web API
16 15 (25.42%) SaaS
16 15 (25.42%) Twitter Bootstrap

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:

Cloud Services
1 16 (27.12%) Microsoft Azure
2 15 (25.42%) Amazon AWS
2 15 (25.42%) SaaS
3 1 (1.69%) Power Platform
Communications & Networking
1 1 (1.69%) Skype
Database & Business Intelligence
1 26 (44.07%) SQL Server
2 16 (27.12%) Relational Database
3 14 (23.73%) SQL Server 2014
4 1 (1.69%) MySQL
4 1 (1.69%) Power BI
4 1 (1.69%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 19 (32.20%) Visual Studio
General
1 4 (6.78%) Marketing
2 1 (1.69%) Finance
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 30 (50.85%) .NET
2 27 (45.76%) ASP.NET
3 24 (40.68%) CSS
3 24 (40.68%) HTML
4 21 (35.59%) ASP.NET MVC
5 16 (27.12%) AngularJS
5 16 (27.12%) HTML5
6 15 (25.42%) ASP.NET Web API
6 15 (25.42%) Twitter Bootstrap
6 15 (25.42%) Web Services
6 15 (25.42%) WPF
7 14 (23.73%) Ajax
8 5 (8.47%) XML
9 3 (5.08%) J2EE
10 1 (1.69%) Apache Flex
10 1 (1.69%) DOM
10 1 (1.69%) jQuery
10 1 (1.69%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 3 (5.08%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (3.39%) User Experience
3 1 (1.69%) Cyberattack
3 1 (1.69%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 5 (8.47%) Android
2 3 (5.08%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 37 (62.71%) Computer Science
2 31 (52.54%) OOP
3 27 (45.76%) MVC
4 24 (40.68%) Agile Software Development
5 19 (32.20%) OO
6 18 (30.51%) TDD
7 16 (27.12%) Continuous Integration
8 15 (25.42%) MVVM
9 14 (23.73%) SOA
10 8 (13.56%) Mathematics
11 5 (8.47%) Android Development
11 5 (8.47%) Software Engineering
12 4 (6.78%) Physics
12 4 (6.78%) Problem-Solving
12 4 (6.78%) Web Development
13 3 (5.08%) BDD
13 3 (5.08%) Scrum
14 2 (3.39%) Mentoring
14 2 (3.39%) Web Application Development
15 1 (1.69%) DevOps
Programming Languages
1 48 (81.36%) C#
2 32 (54.24%) JavaScript
3 29 (49.15%) Java
4 25 (42.37%) C++
5 22 (37.29%) SQL
6 14 (23.73%) C
7 6 (10.17%) VB.NET
8 5 (8.47%) Python
9 2 (3.39%) PHP
10 1 (1.69%) Bash Shell
10 1 (1.69%) T-SQL
10 1 (1.69%) VB
Qualifications
1 21 (35.59%) Degree
2 11 (18.64%) Computer Science Degree
3 1 (1.69%) Master's Degree
Vendors
1 25 (42.37%) Microsoft
2 5 (8.47%) Xamarin