The table below looks at the statistics for the Graduate Software Developer role in IT jobs advertised for the East of England 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 28 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
28 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Graduate Software Developer
Rank 235 208 245
Rank change year-on-year
-27 +37
Permanent jobs requiring a Graduate Software Developer 23 37 43
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the East of England 0.30% 0.52% 0.48%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.31% 0.54% 0.50%
Number of salaries quoted 22 30 40
Average salary £22,250 £28,750 £21,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-22.60% +33.72%
90% offered a salary of more than £20,500 £19,750 £20,000
10% offered a salary of more than £33,350 £30,000 £30,000
UK excluding London average salary £23,000 £22,500 £22,500
% change year-on-year
+2.22% -
Graduate Software Developer
England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in permanent jobs advertised in the East of England 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
East of England
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
7384 6793 8634
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the East of England 96.15% 95.06% 96.70%
Number of salaries quoted 6070 5824 7339
Average salary £41,500 £40,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+3.75% -
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £55,000 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £39,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+2.56% +1.29%

Graduate Software Developer
Jobs Demand Trend in the East of England

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

Graduate Software Developer Jobs Demand Trend in the East of England

Graduate Software Developer
Salary Trend in the East of England

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

Graduate Software Developer Salary Trend in the East of England

Graduate Software Developer
Salary Histogram in the East of England

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Graduate Software Developer across the East of England region over the 3 months to 28 August 2014.

Graduate Software Developer Salary Histogram in the East of England

Graduate Software Developer
Job Locations in the East of England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Graduate Software Developer within the East of England region over the 3 months to 28 August 2014. 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
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Average Salary
Last 3 Months
Average Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Cambridgeshire -17 14 £22,500 -25.00% 2
Essex +14 4 £21,500 -
Norfolk - 3 £23,000 -
Bedfordshire - 2 £20,500 -
Graduate Software Developer
England

Graduate Software Developer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East of England

For the 6 months to 28 August 2014, IT jobs across the East of England 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 25 (69.44%) Computer Science
2 24 (66.67%) C#
3 23 (63.89%) Degree
4 19 (52.78%) .NET
5 18 (50.00%) C++
6 17 (47.22%) SQL
7 14 (38.89%) Java
8 12 (33.33%) HTML
8 12 (33.33%) ASP.NET
9 10 (27.78%) JavaScript
9 10 (27.78%) VB.NET
9 10 (27.78%) Software Engineering
10 9 (25.00%) SQL Server
10 9 (25.00%) Microsoft
10 9 (25.00%) Mathematics
11 8 (22.22%) PHP
12 7 (19.44%) Physics
13 6 (16.67%) LAMP
14 5 (13.89%) Finance
14 5 (13.89%) Visual Studio
14 5 (13.89%) XML
14 5 (13.89%) CSS
14 5 (13.89%) Windows
14 5 (13.89%) OOP
14 5 (13.89%) OO
15 4 (11.11%) MySQL
15 4 (11.11%) C
15 4 (11.11%) Agile Software Development
15 4 (11.11%) Relational Database
16 3 (8.33%) SQL Server Reporting Services

Graduate Software Developer
Top Related IT Skills in the East of England by Category

For the 6 months to 28 August 2014, IT jobs across the East of England 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.

Applications
1 2 (5.56%) MS Excel
1 2 (5.56%) MS Office
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (25.00%) SQL Server
2 4 (11.11%) MySQL
2 4 (11.11%) Relational Database
3 3 (8.33%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 1 (2.78%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 5 (13.89%) Visual Studio
2 1 (2.78%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 5 (13.89%) Finance
2 2 (5.56%) Banking
2 2 (5.56%) Marketing
2 2 (5.56%) Telecoms
3 1 (2.78%) Law
3 1 (2.78%) Manufacturing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 19 (52.78%) .NET
2 12 (33.33%) HTML
2 12 (33.33%) ASP.NET
3 6 (16.67%) LAMP
4 5 (13.89%) XML
4 5 (13.89%) CSS
5 3 (8.33%) jQuery
5 3 (8.33%) MFC
5 3 (8.33%) STL
5 3 (8.33%) XHTML
6 2 (5.56%) Qt
7 1 (2.78%) KnockoutJS
7 1 (2.78%) JPA
7 1 (2.78%) Hibernate
7 1 (2.78%) WinForms
7 1 (2.78%) .NET Framework
7 1 (2.78%) Ajax
7 1 (2.78%) WPF
7 1 (2.78%) Silverlight
7 1 (2.78%) J2EE
Miscellaneous
1 25 (69.44%) Computer Science
2 9 (25.00%) Mathematics
3 7 (19.44%) Physics
4 2 (5.56%) Open Source
5 1 (2.78%) Mobile App
5 1 (2.78%) Social Media
5 1 (2.78%) Social Network
Operating Systems
1 5 (13.89%) Windows
2 3 (8.33%) Windows XP
3 2 (5.56%) Linux
4 1 (2.78%) Windows 7
4 1 (2.78%) Apple iOS
4 1 (2.78%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (27.78%) Software Engineering
2 5 (13.89%) OOP
2 5 (13.89%) OO
3 4 (11.11%) Agile Software Development
4 3 (8.33%) OOD
5 2 (5.56%) MVC
5 2 (5.56%) Web Application Development
6 1 (2.78%) Mobile Application Development
6 1 (2.78%) MVVM
6 1 (2.78%) Functional Programming
6 1 (2.78%) Scrum
6 1 (2.78%) TDD
6 1 (2.78%) Web Development
6 1 (2.78%) Unit Testing
6 1 (2.78%) Multithreading
Programming Languages
1 24 (66.67%) C#
2 18 (50.00%) C++
3 17 (47.22%) SQL
4 14 (38.89%) Java
5 10 (27.78%) JavaScript
5 10 (27.78%) VB.NET
6 8 (22.22%) PHP
7 4 (11.11%) C
8 3 (8.33%) Perl
8 3 (8.33%) Python
9 1 (2.78%) F#
9 1 (2.78%) VBA
9 1 (2.78%) Delphi
Qualifications
1 23 (63.89%) Degree
2 1 (2.78%) PhD
Vendors
1 9 (25.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (2.78%) JBoss
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