Period
to 16 December 2018

The median annual salary for a Graduate Developer was £27,000 in advertised job vacancies in the West Midlands during the 6 months to 16 December 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 Dec 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 220 185 202
Rank change year-on-year -35 +17 -20
Permanent jobs requiring a Graduate Developer 62 140 143
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 0.77% 1.40% 1.29%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.80% 1.45% 1.34%
Number of salaries quoted 60 137 144
West Midlands median annual salary £27,000 £27,500 £27,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -1.82% - +10.00%
10th Percentile £20,975 £19,750 £21,250
90th Percentile £30,250 £32,500 £32,175
England median annual salary £27,500 £26,500 £25,500
% change year-on-year +3.77% +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 7,731 9,662 10,707
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 95.78% 96.66% 96.42%
Number of salaries quoted 5,957 7,849 8,509
West Midlands median annual salary £44,000 £40,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +10.00% - -
10th Percentile £25,000 £23,750 £23,500
90th Percentile £67,500 £65,000 £62,500
England median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year - +5.26% +0.53%

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 December 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 December 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 -29 33 £28,500 +3.64% 4
Warwickshire +12 13 £25,000 +4.17% 2
Staffordshire +20 7 £19,000 -11.63% 4
Shropshire - 3 £25,000 -
Worcestershire 0 2 £25,000 +20.48% 4
Walsall - 2 £22,750 -
Wolverhampton +16 1 £30,000 +15.38%
Graduate Developer
England

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

For the 6 months to 16 December 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 50 (80.65%) C#
2 38 (61.29%) Computer Science
3 32 (51.61%) Java
4 31 (50.00%) C++
5 28 (45.16%) OOP
6 26 (41.94%) .NET
7 24 (38.71%) CSS
7 24 (38.71%) HTML
8 23 (37.10%) Degree
9 22 (35.48%) JavaScript
10 19 (30.65%) SQL Server
11 18 (29.03%) SQL
11 18 (29.03%) Microsoft
12 17 (27.42%) MVC
13 16 (25.81%) Software Engineering
14 14 (22.58%) Agile Software Development
14 14 (22.58%) ASP.NET
15 13 (20.97%) XML
16 12 (19.35%) Visual Studio
17 11 (17.74%) Computer Science Degree
18 10 (16.13%) Scrum
19 9 (14.52%) VB.NET
19 9 (14.52%) jQuery
20 8 (12.90%) Mathematics
20 8 (12.90%) Twitter Bootstrap
20 8 (12.90%) T-SQL
20 8 (12.90%) PHP
20 8 (12.90%) Web Services
21 7 (11.29%) Git (software)
22 6 (9.68%) Web Development

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 6 (9.68%) Amazon AWS
2 5 (8.06%) SaaS
2 5 (8.06%) Serverless
3 1 (1.61%) Microsoft Azure
Database & Business Intelligence
1 19 (30.65%) SQL Server
2 3 (4.84%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 2 (3.23%) MySQL
3 2 (3.23%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 1 (1.61%) Big Data
4 1 (1.61%) QlikView
4 1 (1.61%) Redis
4 1 (1.61%) Relational Database
4 1 (1.61%) SQL Server 2014
Development Applications
1 12 (19.35%) Visual Studio
2 7 (11.29%) Git (software)
3 2 (3.23%) Android Studio
3 2 (3.23%) Jasmine
3 2 (3.23%) Log4Net
3 2 (3.23%) Mocha
3 2 (3.23%) Selenium
4 1 (1.61%) Subversion
General
1 2 (3.23%) Finance
1 2 (3.23%) Marketing
2 1 (1.61%) Law
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 26 (41.94%) .NET
2 24 (38.71%) CSS
2 24 (38.71%) HTML
3 14 (22.58%) ASP.NET
4 13 (20.97%) XML
5 9 (14.52%) jQuery
6 8 (12.90%) Twitter Bootstrap
6 8 (12.90%) Web Services
7 6 (9.68%) Ajax
7 6 (9.68%) AngularJS
8 5 (8.06%) .NET Core
8 5 (8.06%) HTML5
8 5 (8.06%) LAMP
8 5 (8.06%) WCF
9 4 (6.45%) ASP.NET MVC
9 4 (6.45%) CSS3
10 3 (4.84%) Angular 2
10 3 (4.84%) ASP.NET Web API
10 3 (4.84%) Node.js
11 2 (3.23%) Razor View Engine
Miscellaneous
1 5 (8.06%) Driving Licence
2 3 (4.84%) Mobile App
3 1 (1.61%) Algorithms
3 1 (1.61%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (1.61%) Self-Motivation
Operating Systems
1 6 (9.68%) Windows
2 4 (6.45%) Android
3 2 (3.23%) Linux
4 1 (1.61%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 38 (61.29%) Computer Science
2 28 (45.16%) OOP
3 17 (27.42%) MVC
4 16 (25.81%) Software Engineering
5 14 (22.58%) Agile Software Development
6 10 (16.13%) Scrum
7 8 (12.90%) Mathematics
8 6 (9.68%) Web Development
9 5 (8.06%) Data Analysis
9 5 (8.06%) OO
9 5 (8.06%) Process Management
9 5 (8.06%) Workflow
10 4 (6.45%) Android Development
10 4 (6.45%) Business Intelligence
10 4 (6.45%) Problem-Solving
10 4 (6.45%) Responsive Web Design
10 4 (6.45%) Software Testing
10 4 (6.45%) TDD
11 3 (4.84%) Mentoring
11 3 (4.84%) SDLC
Programming Languages
1 50 (80.65%) C#
2 32 (51.61%) Java
3 31 (50.00%) C++
4 22 (35.48%) JavaScript
5 18 (29.03%) SQL
6 9 (14.52%) VB.NET
7 8 (12.90%) PHP
7 8 (12.90%) T-SQL
8 6 (9.68%) Python
9 2 (3.23%) XAML
10 1 (1.61%) C
10 1 (1.61%) Perl
10 1 (1.61%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 23 (37.10%) Degree
2 11 (17.74%) Computer Science Degree
3 2 (3.23%) Master's Degree
3 2 (3.23%) Security Cleared
4 1 (1.61%) HND
4 1 (1.61%) Numerate Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (3.23%) QA
Vendors
1 18 (29.03%) Microsoft
2 2 (3.23%) DevExpress
3 1 (1.61%) Xamarin