The table below looks at the statistics for the Graduate Software Developer role in IT jobs advertised for the Cambridge region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Graduate Software Developer in their job title over the 3 months to 1 October 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
1 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Graduate Software Developer
Rank 97 80 123
Rank change year-on-year
-17 +43
Permanent jobs requiring a Graduate Software Developer 15 27 8
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridge 0.86% 1.74% 0.39%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.90% 1.82% 0.40%
Number of salaries quoted 12 23 8
Average salary £22,500 £30,000 £28,750
Average salary % change year-on-year
-25.00% +4.34%
90% offered a salary of more than £21,550 £22,600 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £30,000 £30,000
UK excluding London average salary £22,500 £22,500 £22,500
Graduate Software Developer
Cambridgeshire

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in permanent jobs advertised in the Cambridge region. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such the figures in the first row provide an indication of the total number of permanent jobs in the overall sample.

Job Titles Category
Cambridge
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
1671 1485 1992
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridge 95.70% 95.68% 96.00%
Number of salaries quoted 1287 1273 1753
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,804 £27,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £50,000 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year
- +5.26%

Graduate Software Developer
Jobs Demand Trend in Cambridge

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Graduate Software Developer in the job title across the Cambridge region as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

Graduate Software Developer Jobs Demand Trend in Cambridge

Graduate Software Developer
Salary Trend in Cambridge

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

Graduate Software Developer Salary Trend in Cambridge

Graduate Software Developer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cambridge

For the 6 months to 1 October 2014, IT jobs across the Cambridge region that cited Graduate Software Developer in their job title mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled with Graduate Software Developer in their job title.

1 19 (73.08%) Computer Science
2 15 (57.69%) Degree
3 12 (46.15%) SQL
4 11 (42.31%) C++
5 10 (38.46%) HTML
5 10 (38.46%) C#
6 9 (34.62%) Java
6 9 (34.62%) PHP
6 9 (34.62%) Software Engineering
7 7 (26.92%) CSS
8 6 (23.08%) .NET
8 6 (23.08%) LAMP
9 5 (19.23%) Mathematics
9 5 (19.23%) JavaScript
9 5 (19.23%) Mobile App
10 4 (15.38%) Relational Database
10 4 (15.38%) C
10 4 (15.38%) ASP.NET
10 4 (15.38%) Windows
10 4 (15.38%) OO
11 3 (11.54%) XHTML
11 3 (11.54%) XML
11 3 (11.54%) Internet
11 3 (11.54%) STL
11 3 (11.54%) MFC
11 3 (11.54%) MySQL
11 3 (11.54%) Visual Studio
11 3 (11.54%) Perl
11 3 (11.54%) Physics
11 3 (11.54%) Marketing

Graduate Software Developer
Top Related IT Skills in Cambridge by Category

For the 6 months to 1 October 2014, IT jobs across the Cambridge region that cited Graduate Software Developer in their job title mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled with Graduate Software Developer in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 2 (7.69%) SharePoint
Applications
1 2 (7.69%) InfoPath
2 1 (3.85%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 3 (11.54%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 3 (11.54%) Internet
1 3 (11.54%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (15.38%) Relational Database
2 3 (11.54%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 3 (11.54%) Visual Studio
General
1 3 (11.54%) Marketing
2 2 (7.69%) Finance
3 1 (3.85%) Banking
3 1 (3.85%) Law
3 1 (3.85%) Manufacturing
3 1 (3.85%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (38.46%) HTML
2 7 (26.92%) CSS
3 6 (23.08%) .NET
3 6 (23.08%) LAMP
4 4 (15.38%) ASP.NET
5 3 (11.54%) XHTML
5 3 (11.54%) XML
5 3 (11.54%) STL
5 3 (11.54%) MFC
6 2 (7.69%) Qt
7 1 (3.85%) Web Services
7 1 (3.85%) .NET Framework
7 1 (3.85%) jQuery
7 1 (3.85%) WinForms
7 1 (3.85%) KnockoutJS
Miscellaneous
1 19 (73.08%) Computer Science
2 5 (19.23%) Mathematics
2 5 (19.23%) Mobile App
3 3 (11.54%) Physics
3 3 (11.54%) Internet of Things
3 3 (11.54%) User Experience
3 3 (11.54%) Analytical Skills
3 3 (11.54%) Algorithms
4 2 (7.69%) Open Source
5 1 (3.85%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 4 (15.38%) Windows
2 2 (7.69%) Apple iOS
2 2 (7.69%) Android
2 2 (7.69%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (34.62%) Software Engineering
2 4 (15.38%) OO
3 2 (7.69%) Web Application Development
3 2 (7.69%) Agile Software Development
3 2 (7.69%) OOP
4 1 (3.85%) Multithreading
4 1 (3.85%) TDD
4 1 (3.85%) Scrum
4 1 (3.85%) Functional Programming
4 1 (3.85%) Mentoring
4 1 (3.85%) Mobile Application Development
Programming Languages
1 12 (46.15%) SQL
2 11 (42.31%) C++
3 10 (38.46%) C#
4 9 (34.62%) Java
4 9 (34.62%) PHP
5 5 (19.23%) JavaScript
6 4 (15.38%) C
7 3 (11.54%) Perl
8 2 (7.69%) Objective-C
8 2 (7.69%) Embedded C
8 2 (7.69%) Embedded C++
8 2 (7.69%) Python
9 1 (3.85%) VB.NET
9 1 (3.85%) F#
Qualifications
1 15 (57.69%) Degree
2 1 (3.85%) PhD
Vendors
1 2 (7.69%) Microsoft
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