Period
to 17 November 2017

The median annual salary for a Graduate Developer was £26,000 in advertised job vacancies in the West Midlands during the 6 months to 17 November 2017.

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 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 170 208 178
Rank change year-on-year +38 -30 +33
Permanent jobs requiring a Graduate Developer 168 136 162
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 1.65% 1.18% 1.47%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.71% 1.22% 1.52%
Number of salaries quoted 164 136 149
West Midlands median annual salary £26,000 £25,000 £24,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.00% +4.17% +9.09%
10th Percentile £19,575 £21,250 £19,000
90th Percentile £32,500 £32,000 £31,250
England median annual salary £26,500 £25,500 £25,000
% 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 9806 11125 10631
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 96.38% 96.20% 96.56%
Number of salaries quoted 8079 8819 8837
West Midlands median annual salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
10th Percentile £23,750 £23,500 £24,000
90th Percentile £63,750 £62,500 £62,500
England median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £46,000
% change year-on-year +5.26% +3.26% +2.22%

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 November 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 6 months to 17 November 2017. 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 +34 68 £27,500 - 1
Warwickshire +38 51 £25,000 +7.53% 1
Coventry +21 18 £24,000 -4.00%
Staffordshire +5 18 £21,500 -8.51%
Worcestershire -14 4 £20,750 -20.95%
Wolverhampton +1 2 £26,000 +10.64%
Solihull -1 2 £27,500 +22.22% 2
Halesowen - 2 £20,000 -
Sutton Coldfield +13 1 £22,500 -25.00%
Graduate Developer
England

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

For the 6 months to 17 November 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.

1 139 (82.74%) C#
2 99 (58.93%) .NET
3 78 (46.43%) Java
4 71 (42.26%) Degree
5 68 (40.48%) JavaScript
6 56 (33.33%) ASP.NET
7 50 (29.76%) C++
8 48 (28.57%) SQL Server
8 48 (28.57%) AngularJS
9 46 (27.38%) SQL
9 46 (27.38%) MVC
10 44 (26.19%) Agile Software Development
11 39 (23.21%) Computer Science
12 38 (22.62%) CSS
13 36 (21.43%) TDD
14 34 (20.24%) OOP
14 34 (20.24%) HTML
14 34 (20.24%) Microsoft
15 30 (17.86%) Python
16 27 (16.07%) ASP.NET MVC
17 25 (14.88%) Microsoft Azure
18 24 (14.29%) Marketing
19 23 (13.69%) BDD
20 22 (13.10%) Software Engineering
20 22 (13.10%) MySQL
21 20 (11.90%) J2EE
21 20 (11.90%) Linux
22 19 (11.31%) MongoDB
23 18 (10.71%) Analytical Skills
24 17 (10.12%) 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 (2.38%) Confluence
2 3 (1.79%) Elasticsearch
3 1 (0.60%) CMS
3 1 (0.60%) Joomla!
3 1 (0.60%) WordPress
Applications
1 1 (0.60%) Adobe Illustrator
1 1 (0.60%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 5 (2.98%) Magento
2 1 (0.60%) OpenCart
Cloud Services
1 25 (14.88%) Microsoft Azure
2 11 (6.55%) Amazon AWS
3 7 (4.17%) Bluemix
3 7 (4.17%) IaaS
3 7 (4.17%) IBM Cloud
3 7 (4.17%) PaaS
4 6 (3.57%) Azure Data Factory
5 1 (0.60%) GitHub
5 1 (0.60%) Google Analytics
Communications & Networking
1 3 (1.79%) Hyperconnected
1 3 (1.79%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 48 (28.57%) SQL Server
2 22 (13.10%) MySQL
3 19 (11.31%) MongoDB
4 11 (6.55%) NoSQL
5 7 (4.17%) CouchDB
5 7 (4.17%) PostgreSQL
5 7 (4.17%) Relational Database
5 7 (4.17%) SQL Server 2008
6 6 (3.57%) Big Data
7 5 (2.98%) SSDT
8 3 (1.79%) Data Warehouse
8 3 (1.79%) Spotfire
8 3 (1.79%) SQL Server 2014
9 1 (0.60%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 13 (7.74%) Visual Studio
2 7 (4.17%) JSUnit
2 7 (4.17%) TeamCity
3 5 (2.98%) JIRA
4 4 (2.38%) Git (software)
4 4 (2.38%) Maven
4 4 (2.38%) Subversion
5 3 (1.79%) Moq
5 3 (1.79%) MSTest
5 3 (1.79%) NUnit
5 3 (1.79%) Rhino Mocks
6 1 (0.60%) Atlassian Bamboo
6 1 (0.60%) Bitbucket
6 1 (0.60%) gulp
General
1 24 (14.29%) Marketing
2 7 (4.17%) Retail
3 6 (3.57%) Electronics
3 6 (3.57%) Games
4 4 (2.38%) Automotive
4 4 (2.38%) Finance
5 1 (0.60%) Law
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 99 (58.93%) .NET
2 56 (33.33%) ASP.NET
3 48 (28.57%) AngularJS
4 38 (22.62%) CSS
5 34 (20.24%) HTML
6 27 (16.07%) ASP.NET MVC
7 20 (11.90%) J2EE
8 17 (10.12%) XML
9 16 (9.52%) Node.js
10 14 (8.33%) WPF
11 9 (5.36%) Middleware
12 8 (4.76%) jQuery
13 7 (4.17%) ASP.NET Web API
13 7 (4.17%) LESS
14 6 (3.57%) .NET Framework
14 6 (3.57%) WCF
15 5 (2.98%) Akka
15 5 (2.98%) Reactive Extensions
15 5 (2.98%) SignalR
15 5 (2.98%) Task Parallel Library
Miscellaneous
1 39 (23.21%) Computer Science
2 18 (10.71%) Analytical Skills
3 9 (5.36%) Mainframe
3 9 (5.36%) User Experience
4 8 (4.76%) Greenfield Project
5 5 (2.98%) Algorithms
6 4 (2.38%) Data Structures
6 4 (2.38%) Enterprise Software
7 3 (1.79%) Mobile Games
8 2 (1.19%) Animation
8 2 (1.19%) BBC
9 1 (0.60%) Driving Licence
Operating Systems
1 20 (11.90%) Linux
2 8 (4.76%) Android
2 8 (4.76%) Apple iOS
3 3 (1.79%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 46 (27.38%) MVC
2 44 (26.19%) Agile Software Development
3 36 (21.43%) TDD
4 34 (20.24%) OOP
5 23 (13.69%) BDD
6 22 (13.10%) Software Engineering
7 17 (10.12%) OO
8 15 (8.93%) Kanban
9 14 (8.33%) Analytics
9 14 (8.33%) Web Development
10 13 (7.74%) Scrum
11 12 (7.14%) Mathematics
12 11 (6.55%) E-Commerce
13 10 (5.95%) Physics
14 9 (5.36%) DevOps
14 9 (5.36%) ITIL
14 9 (5.36%) Knowledge Management
14 9 (5.36%) MVVM
14 9 (5.36%) SDLC
14 9 (5.36%) Technical Architecture
Programming Languages
1 139 (82.74%) C#
2 78 (46.43%) Java
3 68 (40.48%) JavaScript
4 50 (29.76%) C++
5 46 (27.38%) SQL
6 30 (17.86%) Python
7 14 (8.33%) PHP
8 11 (6.55%) VB.NET
9 8 (4.76%) F#
10 7 (4.17%) C
10 7 (4.17%) Perl
10 7 (4.17%) T-SQL
11 6 (3.57%) R
12 5 (2.98%) XAML
13 3 (1.79%) Ruby
14 1 (0.60%) XPath
Qualifications
1 71 (42.26%) Degree
2 12 (7.14%) Computer Science Degree
3 4 (2.38%) Security Cleared
4 3 (1.79%) Numerate Degree
5 2 (1.19%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (5.36%) SLA
2 3 (1.79%) QA
System Software
1 4 (2.38%) Docker
Systems Management
1 4 (2.38%) Ansible
1 4 (2.38%) Puppet
2 3 (1.79%) Kibana
Vendors
1 34 (20.24%) Microsoft
2 13 (7.74%) IBM
2 13 (7.74%) Oracle
3 6 (3.57%) Cognos
4 5 (2.98%) Xamarin
5 4 (2.38%) Apple
5 4 (2.38%) Google
6 3 (1.79%) Greenplum
6 3 (1.79%) TIBCO
7 2 (1.19%) SAP