Period
to 17 January 2018

The median annual salary for a Graduate Developer was £27,500 in advertised job vacancies in the West Midlands during the 6 months to 17 January 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
17 Jan 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 202 200 197
Rank change year-on-year -2 -3 +22
Permanent jobs requiring a Graduate Developer 114 130 123
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 1.17% 1.23% 1.20%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.21% 1.27% 1.23%
Number of salaries quoted 111 131 110
West Midlands median annual salary £27,500 £27,500 £23,750
Median salary % change year-on-year - +15.79% +10.47%
10th Percentile £19,750 £21,250 £19,000
90th Percentile £32,500 £32,500 £31,250
England median annual salary £27,000 £25,500 £25,000
% change year-on-year +5.88% +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 9,425 10,219 9,962
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 96.75% 96.84% 97.04%
Number of salaries quoted 7,543 8,123 8,364
West Midlands median annual salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
10th Percentile £23,750 £23,750 £24,750
90th Percentile £65,000 £62,500 £62,500
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 17 January 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 17 January 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 +1 57 £27,500 - 2
Warwickshire +18 24 £24,750 +6.45% 2
Coventry -3 10 £24,500 +3.16%
Staffordshire +2 8 £20,500 -13.68% 2
Worcestershire -7 5 £20,750 -24.55% 2
Solihull -11 4 £27,500 - 1
Sutton Coldfield - 1 £22,500 -
Graduate Developer
England

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

For the 6 months to 17 January 2018, 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 88 (77.19%) C#
2 59 (51.75%) .NET
3 57 (50.00%) Java
4 52 (45.61%) Degree
5 48 (42.11%) JavaScript
6 41 (35.96%) C++
7 39 (34.21%) ASP.NET
8 37 (32.46%) Agile Software Development
9 32 (28.07%) Computer Science
9 32 (28.07%) MVC
10 30 (26.32%) HTML
11 28 (24.56%) CSS
12 25 (21.93%) OOP
12 25 (21.93%) Python
13 23 (20.18%) Microsoft
14 22 (19.30%) TDD
14 22 (19.30%) SQL Server
15 21 (18.42%) SQL
16 18 (15.79%) Marketing
17 17 (14.91%) XML
17 17 (14.91%) ASP.NET MVC
17 17 (14.91%) AngularJS
18 16 (14.04%) Linux
19 15 (13.16%) J2EE
19 15 (13.16%) BDD
20 14 (12.28%) PHP
21 13 (11.40%) Computer Science Degree
22 12 (10.53%) MVVM
23 11 (9.65%) Software Engineering
23 11 (9.65%) WPF

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 6 (5.26%) Confluence
Business Applications
1 4 (3.51%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 9 (7.89%) Microsoft Azure
2 5 (4.39%) Azure Data Factory
3 3 (2.63%) Amazon AWS
4 2 (1.75%) Bluemix
4 2 (1.75%) IaaS
4 2 (1.75%) IBM Cloud
4 2 (1.75%) PaaS
5 1 (0.88%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 6 (5.26%) Hyperconnected
1 6 (5.26%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 22 (19.30%) SQL Server
2 10 (8.77%) MySQL
3 9 (7.89%) PostgreSQL
4 8 (7.02%) NoSQL
5 5 (4.39%) Big Data
5 5 (4.39%) Relational Database
5 5 (4.39%) SSDT
6 3 (2.63%) Data Warehouse
6 3 (2.63%) Spotfire
7 2 (1.75%) CouchDB
7 2 (1.75%) MongoDB
7 2 (1.75%) SQL Server 2008
8 1 (0.88%) Crystal Reports
8 1 (0.88%) Power BI
8 1 (0.88%) QlikView
8 1 (0.88%) SQL Server 2012
8 1 (0.88%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 1 (0.88%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 1 (0.88%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 10 (8.77%) Visual Studio
2 7 (6.14%) JIRA
3 6 (5.26%) Maven
3 6 (5.26%) Moq
3 6 (5.26%) MSTest
3 6 (5.26%) NUnit
3 6 (5.26%) Rhino Mocks
3 6 (5.26%) Subversion
3 6 (5.26%) TeamCity
4 4 (3.51%) Git (software)
5 2 (1.75%) JSUnit
6 1 (0.88%) Atlassian Bamboo
6 1 (0.88%) Bitbucket
General
1 18 (15.79%) Marketing
2 7 (6.14%) Retail
3 4 (3.51%) Automotive
3 4 (3.51%) Electronics
3 4 (3.51%) Finance
4 1 (0.88%) Law
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 59 (51.75%) .NET
2 39 (34.21%) ASP.NET
3 30 (26.32%) HTML
4 28 (24.56%) CSS
5 17 (14.91%) AngularJS
5 17 (14.91%) ASP.NET MVC
5 17 (14.91%) XML
6 15 (13.16%) J2EE
7 11 (9.65%) WPF
8 7 (6.14%) .NET Framework
8 7 (6.14%) jQuery
8 7 (6.14%) Spring
9 6 (5.26%) Castle Windsor
9 6 (5.26%) Hibernate
9 6 (5.26%) Ninject
9 6 (5.26%) Spring.NET
9 6 (5.26%) Unity DI Container
9 6 (5.26%) WinForms
10 5 (4.39%) RabbitMQ
10 5 (4.39%) Reactive Extensions
Miscellaneous
1 32 (28.07%) Computer Science
2 11 (9.65%) Greenfield Project
3 6 (5.26%) Analytical Skills
4 5 (4.39%) Algorithms
5 4 (3.51%) Data Structures
6 2 (1.75%) User Experience
7 1 (0.88%) Driving Licence
Operating Systems
1 16 (14.04%) Linux
2 7 (6.14%) Windows
3 3 (2.63%) Android
3 3 (2.63%) Apple iOS
4 1 (0.88%) Mac OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 37 (32.46%) Agile Software Development
2 32 (28.07%) MVC
3 25 (21.93%) OOP
4 22 (19.30%) TDD
5 15 (13.16%) BDD
6 12 (10.53%) MVVM
7 11 (9.65%) OO
7 11 (9.65%) Software Engineering
8 10 (8.77%) Mathematics
9 9 (7.89%) Physics
9 9 (7.89%) Web Development
10 8 (7.02%) E-Commerce
10 8 (7.02%) SDLC
11 7 (6.14%) Analytics
11 7 (6.14%) CAD
11 7 (6.14%) Scrum
12 6 (5.26%) Continuous Integration
12 6 (5.26%) Dependency Injection
12 6 (5.26%) Inversion of Control
12 6 (5.26%) Kanban
Programming Languages
1 88 (77.19%) C#
2 57 (50.00%) Java
3 48 (42.11%) JavaScript
4 41 (35.96%) C++
5 25 (21.93%) Python
6 21 (18.42%) SQL
7 14 (12.28%) PHP
8 11 (9.65%) VB.NET
9 7 (6.14%) C
9 7 (6.14%) Perl
10 5 (4.39%) F#
10 5 (4.39%) R
10 5 (4.39%) XAML
11 3 (2.63%) T-SQL
12 1 (0.88%) XPath
Qualifications
1 52 (45.61%) Degree
2 13 (11.40%) Computer Science Degree
3 6 (5.26%) Security Cleared
4 2 (1.75%) Numerate Degree
5 1 (0.88%) Master's Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (1.75%) SLA
2 1 (0.88%) QA
System Software
1 6 (5.26%) Docker
Systems Management
1 6 (5.26%) Ansible
1 6 (5.26%) Puppet
Vendors
1 23 (20.18%) Microsoft
2 7 (6.14%) IBM
3 6 (5.26%) Oracle
4 5 (4.39%) Cognos
4 5 (4.39%) Xamarin
5 4 (3.51%) Apple
6 3 (2.63%) Greenplum
6 3 (2.63%) TIBCO