The median annual salary for a Graduate Software Developer was £22,000 in advertised job vacancies in the West Midlands during the 3 months to 22 March 2017.

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

3 months to
22 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Graduate Software Developer
England / West Midlands
Rank 201 226 202
Rank change year-on-year +25 -24  
Permanent jobs requiring a Graduate Software Developer 12 17 13
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 0.26% 0.28% 0.26%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.27% 0.29% 0.27%
Number of salaries quoted 12 14 13
Median salary £22,000 £24,000 £20,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -8.33% +20.00%  
90% offered a salary of more than £21,000 £21,750 £19,000
10% offered a salary of more than £25,350 £33,500 £22,900
UK excluding London median salary £25,000 £25,000 £23,000
% change year-on-year - +8.69%  

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 4511 5864 4839
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the West Midlands 96.84% 96.35% 96.61%
Number of salaries quoted 3721 4773 4129
Median salary £40,000 £40,000 £39,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +2.56%  
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,000 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £57,500 £60,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,000 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +1.20% +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 22 March 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
Birmingham +16 4 £22,000 -20.00% 1
Staffordshire +4 3 £25,500 +6.25%
Worcestershire -7 3 £21,000 -16.00%
Warwickshire +27 2 £22,000 -37.14% 1
Graduate Software Developer
England

Graduate Software Developer Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 22 March 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 18 (90.00%) .NET
2 17 (85.00%) C#
3 15 (75.00%) Degree
4 10 (50.00%) JavaScript
4 10 (50.00%) SQL
4 10 (50.00%) OOP
4 10 (50.00%) OO
4 10 (50.00%) Computer Science
5 9 (45.00%) Mathematics
6 8 (40.00%) AngularJS
7 7 (35.00%) Microsoft Certification
7 7 (35.00%) SQL Server
7 7 (35.00%) Java
7 7 (35.00%) ASP.NET
7 7 (35.00%) CSS
8 6 (30.00%) HTML
8 6 (30.00%) Microsoft
8 6 (30.00%) Software Engineering
9 5 (25.00%) Node.js
9 5 (25.00%) Twitter Bootstrap
9 5 (25.00%) ASP.NET MVC
9 5 (25.00%) .NET Framework
9 5 (25.00%) MVC
9 5 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
9 5 (25.00%) C++
10 4 (20.00%) VB.NET
10 4 (20.00%) Web Development
10 4 (20.00%) Git (software)
10 4 (20.00%) Angular 2
11 3 (15.00%) jQuery

Graduate Software Developer Skill Set
Top Related 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 1 (5.00%) IIS
1 1 (5.00%) Tomcat
1 1 (5.00%) WebSphere
Applications
1 2 (10.00%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 2 (10.00%) SaaS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (35.00%) SQL Server
2 2 (10.00%) Big Data
3 1 (5.00%) Relational Database
3 1 (5.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 4 (20.00%) Git (software)
2 3 (15.00%) Visual Studio
3 2 (10.00%) Mercurial
3 2 (10.00%) Team Foundation Server
4 1 (5.00%) Ant
General
1 3 (15.00%) Legal
2 2 (10.00%) Law
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 18 (90.00%) .NET
2 8 (40.00%) AngularJS
3 7 (35.00%) ASP.NET
3 7 (35.00%) CSS
4 6 (30.00%) HTML
5 5 (25.00%) .NET Framework
5 5 (25.00%) ASP.NET MVC
5 5 (25.00%) Node.js
5 5 (25.00%) Twitter Bootstrap
6 4 (20.00%) Angular 2
7 3 (15.00%) Entity Framework
7 3 (15.00%) HTML5
7 3 (15.00%) jQuery
8 2 (10.00%) ASP.NET Core
8 2 (10.00%) CSS3
8 2 (10.00%) KnockoutJS
8 2 (10.00%) LESS
8 2 (10.00%) Sass
8 2 (10.00%) XML
9 1 (5.00%) J2EE
Miscellaneous
1 10 (50.00%) Computer Science
2 3 (15.00%) Enterprise Software
2 3 (15.00%) Mobile App
3 2 (10.00%) Algorithms
3 2 (10.00%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (10.00%) iPad
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (50.00%) OO
1 10 (50.00%) OOP
2 9 (45.00%) Mathematics
3 6 (30.00%) Software Engineering
4 5 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
4 5 (25.00%) MVC
5 4 (20.00%) Web Development
6 3 (15.00%) Pair Programming
6 3 (15.00%) TDD
7 2 (10.00%) Business Analysis
7 2 (10.00%) Case Management
7 2 (10.00%) Data Modelling
7 2 (10.00%) Dependency Injection
7 2 (10.00%) Performance Optimisation
7 2 (10.00%) Physics
7 2 (10.00%) Responsive Web Design
7 2 (10.00%) SOLID
7 2 (10.00%) Workflow
7 2 (10.00%) Workflow Development
8 1 (5.00%) Integration Testing
Programming Languages
1 17 (85.00%) C#
2 10 (50.00%) JavaScript
2 10 (50.00%) SQL
3 7 (35.00%) Java
4 5 (25.00%) C++
5 4 (20.00%) VB.NET
6 2 (10.00%) R
6 2 (10.00%) T-SQL
6 2 (10.00%) TypeScript
7 1 (5.00%) PHP
7 1 (5.00%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 15 (75.00%) Degree
2 7 (35.00%) Microsoft Certification
3 2 (10.00%) HND
3 2 (10.00%) MCSD
System Software
1 2 (10.00%) Docker
Vendors
1 6 (30.00%) Microsoft
2 2 (10.00%) LexisNexis
2 2 (10.00%) Oracle
3 1 (5.00%) IBM
3 1 (5.00%) Xamarin
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