Period
to 22 July 2017

The median annual salary for a Graduate Software Engineer was £26,000 in advertised job vacancies in the West Midlands during the 6 months to 22 July 2017.

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

Graduate Software Engineer
England > West Midlands
6 months to
22 Jul 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 310 329 322
Rank change year-on-year +19 -7 -22
Permanent jobs requiring a Graduate Software Engineer 18 23 12
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 0.18% 0.19% 0.11%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.18% 0.19% 0.11%
Number of salaries quoted 18 35 12
West Midlands median annual salary £26,000 £22,500 £25,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +15.56% -10.00% -4.76%
10th Percentile £22,500 £21,250 £21,325
90th Percentile £27,500 £27,500 £28,625
England median annual salary £27,000 £27,500 £25,000
% change year-on-year -1.82% +10.00% -

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 9791 11899 10827
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the West Midlands 96.67% 96.18% 96.42%
Number of salaries quoted 8258 9457 9037
West Midlands median annual salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
10th Percentile £25,000 £23,500 £23,000
90th Percentile £61,250 £63,750 £62,500
England median annual salary £47,500 £47,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year - +5.56% -

Graduate Software Engineer
Job Vacancy Trend in the West Midlands

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

Job vacancy trend for Graduate Software Engineer in the West Midlands

Graduate Software Engineer
Salary Trend in the West Midlands

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

Salary trend for Graduate Software Engineer in the West Midlands

Graduate Software Engineer
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 Engineer within the West Midlands region over the 6 months to 22 July 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
Warwickshire +36 16 £26,000 -13.33%
Staffordshire - 2 £26,500 -
Graduate Software Engineer
England

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

For the 6 months to 22 July 2017, Graduate Software Engineer 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 Engineer in the job title.

1 18 (100.00%) C#
1 18 (100.00%) .NET
1 18 (100.00%) Software Engineering
2 16 (88.89%) SQL Server
3 10 (55.56%) Node.js
3 10 (55.56%) AngularJS
3 10 (55.56%) DevOps
3 10 (55.56%) Analytical Skills
3 10 (55.56%) Technical Architecture
3 10 (55.56%) Knowledge Management
3 10 (55.56%) Kanban
3 10 (55.56%) MongoDB
3 10 (55.56%) MySQL
3 10 (55.56%) Oracle
3 10 (55.56%) Java
3 10 (55.56%) ITIL
3 10 (55.56%) Middleware
3 10 (55.56%) Mainframe
3 10 (55.56%) Scrum
3 10 (55.56%) TDD
4 8 (44.44%) Degree
5 7 (38.89%) Computer Science
5 7 (38.89%) Computer Science Degree
5 7 (38.89%) ASP.NET
5 7 (38.89%) C++
6 6 (33.33%) HTML
6 6 (33.33%) JavaScript
6 6 (33.33%) Visual Studio
6 6 (33.33%) CSS
6 6 (33.33%) XML

Graduate Software Engineer 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 16 (88.89%) SQL Server
2 10 (55.56%) MongoDB
2 10 (55.56%) MySQL
3 1 (5.56%) Riak
Development Applications
1 6 (33.33%) Visual Studio
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 18 (100.00%) .NET
2 10 (55.56%) AngularJS
2 10 (55.56%) Middleware
2 10 (55.56%) Node.js
3 7 (38.89%) ASP.NET
4 6 (33.33%) CSS
4 6 (33.33%) HTML
4 6 (33.33%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 10 (55.56%) Analytical Skills
1 10 (55.56%) Mainframe
2 7 (38.89%) Computer Science
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (100.00%) Software Engineering
2 10 (55.56%) DevOps
2 10 (55.56%) ITIL
2 10 (55.56%) Kanban
2 10 (55.56%) Knowledge Management
2 10 (55.56%) Scrum
2 10 (55.56%) TDD
2 10 (55.56%) Technical Architecture
3 6 (33.33%) MVC
4 2 (11.11%) Mathematics
4 2 (11.11%) Physics
5 1 (5.56%) OO
5 1 (5.56%) OOP
5 1 (5.56%) Performance Analysis
5 1 (5.56%) SDLC
5 1 (5.56%) Software Testing
5 1 (5.56%) Test Automation
Programming Languages
1 18 (100.00%) C#
2 10 (55.56%) Java
3 7 (38.89%) C++
4 6 (33.33%) JavaScript
4 6 (33.33%) VB.NET
5 2 (11.11%) SQL
Qualifications
1 8 (44.44%) Degree
2 7 (38.89%) Computer Science Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (5.56%) QA
Vendors
1 10 (55.56%) Oracle
2 6 (33.33%) Microsoft