The median annual salary for a Graduate Software Developer was £24,500 in advertised job vacancies in the West Midlands during the 3 months to 24 June 2017.

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

Graduate Software Developer
England / West Midlands
3 months to
24 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 201 223 188
Rank change year-on-year +22 -35  
Permanent jobs requiring a Graduate Software Developer 26 15 41
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 0.51% 0.24% 0.72%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.53% 0.25% 0.74%
Number of salaries quoted 26 12 41
Median salary £24,500 £22,500 £22,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +8.88% -  
90% offered a salary of more than £20,000 £21,000 £20,000
10% offered a salary of more than £26,000 £30,000 £30,000
UK excluding London median salary £25,500 £25,000 £25,000
% change year-on-year +2.00% -  

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 4945 5959 5550
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the West Midlands 96.92% 96.30% 96.82%
Number of salaries quoted 4190 4681 4627
Median salary £40,000 £38,750 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +3.22% -3.12%  
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £24,500 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £60,000 £60,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +2.40% +3.75%  

Graduate Software Developer
Job Vacancy Trend in the West Midlands

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

Job vacancy trend for Graduate Software Developer in the West Midlands

Graduate Software Developer
Salary Trend in the West Midlands

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Graduate Software Developer in the West Midlands.

Salary trend for Graduate Software Developer in the West Midlands

Graduate Software 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 Software Developer within the West Midlands region over the 3 months to 24 June 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
Warwickshire +21 15 £26,000 +23.80%
Staffordshire +16 5 £20,000 -11.11%
Coventry - 4 £22,500 -
Birmingham +5 1 £22,500 -14.28%
Sutton Coldfield - 1 £22,500 -
Graduate Software Developer
England

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

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

1 36 (92.31%) C#
2 32 (82.05%) .NET
3 27 (69.23%) AngularJS
4 24 (61.54%) SQL Server
5 20 (51.28%) Java
6 17 (43.59%) Node.js
7 16 (41.03%) JavaScript
7 16 (41.03%) TDD
7 16 (41.03%) Degree
8 15 (38.46%) SQL
8 15 (38.46%) MySQL
8 15 (38.46%) ITIL
9 12 (30.77%) Middleware
9 12 (30.77%) Mainframe
9 12 (30.77%) Oracle
9 12 (30.77%) ASP.NET
9 12 (30.77%) Computer Science
9 12 (30.77%) Kanban
9 12 (30.77%) Software Engineering
9 12 (30.77%) Knowledge Management
9 12 (30.77%) Technical Architecture
9 12 (30.77%) Scrum
9 12 (30.77%) MongoDB
9 12 (30.77%) DevOps
9 12 (30.77%) Analytical Skills
10 8 (20.51%) ASP.NET Web API
10 8 (20.51%) Agile Software Development
10 8 (20.51%) OO
10 8 (20.51%) T-SQL
11 7 (17.95%) CSS

Graduate Software 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 3 (7.69%) IIS
1 3 (7.69%) Tomcat
Cloud Services
1 3 (7.69%) SaaS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 24 (61.54%) SQL Server
2 15 (38.46%) MySQL
3 12 (30.77%) MongoDB
4 3 (7.69%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 1 (2.56%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 6 (15.38%) Visual Studio
2 3 (7.69%) Ant
3 2 (5.13%) Git (software)
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 32 (82.05%) .NET
2 27 (69.23%) AngularJS
3 17 (43.59%) Node.js
4 12 (30.77%) ASP.NET
4 12 (30.77%) Middleware
5 8 (20.51%) ASP.NET Web API
6 7 (17.95%) CSS
6 7 (17.95%) HTML
7 6 (15.38%) HTML5
8 5 (12.82%) .NET Framework
8 5 (12.82%) ASP.NET MVC
8 5 (12.82%) Twitter Bootstrap
9 4 (10.26%) Angular 2
9 4 (10.26%) CSS3
10 3 (7.69%) Entity Framework
10 3 (7.69%) J2EE
10 3 (7.69%) JDBC
10 3 (7.69%) JSP
10 3 (7.69%) LINQ
10 3 (7.69%) Struts
Miscellaneous
1 12 (30.77%) Analytical Skills
1 12 (30.77%) Computer Science
1 12 (30.77%) Mainframe
2 5 (12.82%) Mobile App
3 2 (5.13%) Greenfield Project
4 1 (2.56%) Enterprise Software
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (41.03%) TDD
2 15 (38.46%) ITIL
3 12 (30.77%) DevOps
3 12 (30.77%) Kanban
3 12 (30.77%) Knowledge Management
3 12 (30.77%) Scrum
3 12 (30.77%) Software Engineering
3 12 (30.77%) Technical Architecture
4 8 (20.51%) Agile Software Development
4 8 (20.51%) OO
5 7 (17.95%) Mathematics
6 6 (15.38%) OOP
7 5 (12.82%) MVC
8 3 (7.69%) BDD
8 3 (7.69%) Continuous Improvement
8 3 (7.69%) Extreme Programming
8 3 (7.69%) Integration Testing
8 3 (7.69%) Pair Programming
8 3 (7.69%) Test Automation
9 2 (5.13%) Physics
Programming Languages
1 36 (92.31%) C#
2 20 (51.28%) Java
3 16 (41.03%) JavaScript
4 15 (38.46%) SQL
5 8 (20.51%) T-SQL
6 5 (12.82%) C++
7 2 (5.13%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 16 (41.03%) Degree
2 5 (12.82%) Microsoft Certification
3 4 (10.26%) Computer Science Degree
3 4 (10.26%) Numerate Degree
4 2 (5.13%) MCSD
Vendors
1 12 (30.77%) Oracle
2 6 (15.38%) Microsoft
3 3 (7.69%) Xamarin