Period
to 22 November 2017

The median annual salary for a Graduate Software Developer was £25,000 in advertised job vacancies in the West Midlands during the 6 months to 22 November 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
6 months to
22 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 290 299 279
Rank change year-on-year +9 -20 +38
Permanent jobs requiring a Graduate Software Developer 38 33 42
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 0.37% 0.29% 0.39%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.39% 0.30% 0.40%
Number of salaries quoted 38 30 32
West Midlands median annual salary £25,000 £27,500 £22,250
Median salary % change year-on-year -9.09% +23.60% +7.23%
10th Percentile £21,250 £21,250 £19,000
90th Percentile £28,750 £32,500 £27,450
England median annual salary £26,000 £26,000 £24,000
% change year-on-year - +8.33% +2.13%

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 9808 11047 10409
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 96.45% 96.19% 96.59%
Number of salaries quoted 8054 8754 8660
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 £46,250
% change year-on-year +5.26% +2.70% +2.78%

Graduate Software Developer
Job Vacancy Trend in the West Midlands

Job postings that featured Graduate Software Developer in the job title as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands.

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 6 months to 22 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 +16 12 £25,000 -9.09%
Warwickshire +6 12 £25,500 -0.97% 1
Coventry - 11 £22,500 -
Staffordshire -4 2 £20,500 -14.58%
Sutton Coldfield +9 1 £22,500 -25.00%
Graduate Software Developer
England

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

For the 6 months to 22 November 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 38 (100.00%) C#
2 25 (65.79%) .NET
3 19 (50.00%) Degree
4 18 (47.37%) Java
4 18 (47.37%) AngularJS
5 15 (39.47%) SQL Server
6 14 (36.84%) ASP.NET
7 13 (34.21%) JavaScript
7 13 (34.21%) Computer Science
8 12 (31.58%) C++
9 11 (28.95%) SQL
9 11 (28.95%) Agile Software Development
10 10 (26.32%) OO
11 7 (18.42%) C
11 7 (18.42%) CAD
11 7 (18.42%) MySQL
11 7 (18.42%) Perl
11 7 (18.42%) XML
11 7 (18.42%) Mathematics
11 7 (18.42%) Physics
12 6 (15.79%) DevOps
12 6 (15.79%) Analytical Skills
12 6 (15.79%) Technical Architecture
12 6 (15.79%) Knowledge Management
12 6 (15.79%) TDD
12 6 (15.79%) Software Engineering
12 6 (15.79%) WPF
12 6 (15.79%) Kanban
12 6 (15.79%) MongoDB
12 6 (15.79%) Node.js

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:

Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (39.47%) SQL Server
2 7 (18.42%) MySQL
3 6 (15.79%) MongoDB
4 5 (13.16%) SSDT
Development Applications
1 2 (5.26%) Visual Studio
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 25 (65.79%) .NET
2 18 (47.37%) AngularJS
3 14 (36.84%) ASP.NET
4 7 (18.42%) XML
5 6 (15.79%) Middleware
5 6 (15.79%) Node.js
5 6 (15.79%) WPF
6 5 (13.16%) Akka
6 5 (13.16%) RabbitMQ
6 5 (13.16%) Reactive Extensions
6 5 (13.16%) ReactiveX
6 5 (13.16%) SignalR
6 5 (13.16%) Task Parallel Library
7 4 (10.53%) ASP.NET Web API
8 2 (5.26%) HTML
9 1 (2.63%) Angular 2
9 1 (2.63%) CSS
9 1 (2.63%) WinForms
Miscellaneous
1 13 (34.21%) Computer Science
2 6 (15.79%) Analytical Skills
2 6 (15.79%) Mainframe
3 5 (13.16%) Algorithms
3 5 (13.16%) Greenfield Project
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (28.95%) Agile Software Development
2 10 (26.32%) OO
3 7 (18.42%) CAD
3 7 (18.42%) Mathematics
3 7 (18.42%) Physics
4 6 (15.79%) DevOps
4 6 (15.79%) ITIL
4 6 (15.79%) Kanban
4 6 (15.79%) Knowledge Management
4 6 (15.79%) Scrum
4 6 (15.79%) Software Engineering
4 6 (15.79%) TDD
4 6 (15.79%) Technical Architecture
5 5 (13.16%) Functional Programming
5 5 (13.16%) MVVM
5 5 (13.16%) OOP
5 5 (13.16%) SOLID
Programming Languages
1 38 (100.00%) C#
2 18 (47.37%) Java
3 13 (34.21%) JavaScript
4 12 (31.58%) C++
5 11 (28.95%) SQL
6 7 (18.42%) C
6 7 (18.42%) Perl
7 5 (13.16%) F#
7 5 (13.16%) XAML
8 4 (10.53%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 19 (50.00%) Degree
Vendors
1 6 (15.79%) Oracle
2 5 (13.16%) Microsoft
2 5 (13.16%) Xamarin