The table below looks at the statistics for the Graduate Software Engineer 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 Engineer in their job title over the 3 months to 19 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
19 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Graduate Software Engineer
Rank 240 196 265
Rank change year-on-year
-44 +69
Permanent jobs requiring a Graduate Software Engineer 26 46 25
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the East of England 0.34% 0.64% 0.28%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.36% 0.67% 0.29%
Number of salaries quoted 23 41 24
Average salary £27,500 £29,500 £24,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-6.77% +22.91%
90% offered a salary of more than £21,700 £22,500 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £30,000 £35,000
UK excluding London average salary £24,000 £25,000 £25,000
% change year-on-year
-4.00% -
Graduate Software Engineer
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
7307 6818 8753
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the East of England 96.35% 95.52% 96.72%
Number of salaries quoted 5952 5868 7455
Average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.25% -
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,000 £24,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £55,000 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year
- +5.26%

Graduate Software Engineer
Jobs Demand Trend in the East of England

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

Graduate Software Engineer Jobs Demand Trend in the East of England

Graduate Software Engineer
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 Engineer across the East of England region.

Graduate Software Engineer Salary Trend in the East of England

Graduate Software Engineer
Salary Histogram in the East of England

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Graduate Software Engineer across the East of England region over the 3 months to 19 September 2014.

Graduate Software Engineer Salary Histogram in the East of England

Graduate Software Engineer
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 Engineer within the East of England region over the 3 months to 19 September 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 -23 19 £30,000 - 9
Suffolk +10 3 £22,500 -23.72% 1
Essex +6 2 £21,250 +11.84%
Norfolk +13 1 £25,000 +28.20%
Hertfordshire -10 1 £21,000 +5.00% 1
Graduate Software Engineer
England

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

For the 6 months to 19 September 2014, IT jobs across the East of England region that cited Graduate Software Engineer 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 Engineer in their job title.

1 40 (93.02%) Software Engineering
2 31 (72.09%) Computer Science
3 24 (55.81%) Degree
4 21 (48.84%) C#
5 18 (41.86%) C++
5 18 (41.86%) Java
6 12 (27.91%) Finance
6 12 (27.91%) Physics
7 11 (25.58%) Mathematics
7 11 (25.58%) Linux
8 9 (20.93%) C
8 9 (20.93%) SQL
8 9 (20.93%) Telecoms
9 8 (18.60%) OO
9 8 (18.60%) Python
10 7 (16.28%) OOP
10 7 (16.28%) Perl
10 7 (16.28%) Computer Architecture
11 5 (11.63%) HTML
12 4 (9.30%) VBA
12 4 (9.30%) .NET
12 4 (9.30%) Visual Studio
12 4 (9.30%) Electronics
12 4 (9.30%) Manufacturing
12 4 (9.30%) LabVIEW
12 4 (9.30%) Windows
12 4 (9.30%) Embedded C
12 4 (9.30%) Firmware
12 4 (9.30%) Lua
12 4 (9.30%) Robotics

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

For the 6 months to 19 September 2014, IT jobs across the East of England region that cited Graduate Software Engineer 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 Engineer in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Applications
1 2 (4.65%) Simulink
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.33%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 2 (4.65%) Internet
2 1 (2.33%) 3G
2 1 (2.33%) Wireless
2 1 (2.33%) LTE
2 1 (2.33%) 4G
2 1 (2.33%) DHCP
2 1 (2.33%) TCP/IP
2 1 (2.33%) DNS
2 1 (2.33%) Intranet
Development Applications
1 4 (9.30%) Visual Studio
1 4 (9.30%) LabVIEW
2 2 (4.65%) Hudson
3 1 (2.33%) SCons
3 1 (2.33%) CMake
3 1 (2.33%) Jenkins
3 1 (2.33%) Ant
3 1 (2.33%) Bugzilla
3 1 (2.33%) CruiseControl
3 1 (2.33%) Subversion
3 1 (2.33%) Maven
3 1 (2.33%) Selenium
3 1 (2.33%) TeamCity
General
1 12 (27.91%) Finance
2 9 (20.93%) Telecoms
3 4 (9.30%) Electronics
3 4 (9.30%) Manufacturing
4 2 (4.65%) Automotive
5 1 (2.33%) Marketing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (11.63%) HTML
2 4 (9.30%) .NET
3 3 (6.98%) STL
3 3 (6.98%) MFC
3 3 (6.98%) ASP.NET
3 3 (6.98%) XML
4 2 (4.65%) WinForms
4 2 (4.65%) jQuery
5 1 (2.33%) JPA
5 1 (2.33%) HTML5
5 1 (2.33%) REST
5 1 (2.33%) Spring
5 1 (2.33%) Ruby on Rails
5 1 (2.33%) Java EE
5 1 (2.33%) EJB
5 1 (2.33%) CSS
5 1 (2.33%) Struts
5 1 (2.33%) J2EE
5 1 (2.33%) Flash
5 1 (2.33%) Hibernate
Miscellaneous
1 31 (72.09%) Computer Science
2 12 (27.91%) Physics
3 11 (25.58%) Mathematics
4 4 (9.30%) Firmware
4 4 (9.30%) Robotics
5 3 (6.98%) Smartphone
5 3 (6.98%) Analytical Skills
6 2 (4.65%) Social Media
6 2 (4.65%) Mobile App
7 1 (2.33%) Internet of Things
7 1 (2.33%) User Experience
7 1 (2.33%) Statistics
7 1 (2.33%) Client/Server
Operating Systems
1 11 (25.58%) Linux
2 4 (9.30%) Windows
3 2 (4.65%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 40 (93.02%) Software Engineering
2 8 (18.60%) OO
3 7 (16.28%) OOP
3 7 (16.28%) Computer Architecture
4 3 (6.98%) OOD
4 3 (6.98%) Software Testing
5 2 (4.65%) Test Scripting
5 2 (4.65%) Automated Testing
5 2 (4.65%) Agile Software Development
5 2 (4.65%) Mobile Application Development
5 2 (4.65%) Mentoring
6 1 (2.33%) Automation Testing
6 1 (2.33%) Static Code Analysis
6 1 (2.33%) Document Management
6 1 (2.33%) Code Coverage
6 1 (2.33%) Regression Testing
6 1 (2.33%) Continuous Integration
6 1 (2.33%) Manual Testing
6 1 (2.33%) Test Automation
6 1 (2.33%) Video Processing
Programming Languages
1 21 (48.84%) C#
2 18 (41.86%) C++
2 18 (41.86%) Java
3 9 (20.93%) SQL
3 9 (20.93%) C
4 8 (18.60%) Python
5 7 (16.28%) Perl
6 4 (9.30%) Embedded C
6 4 (9.30%) VBA
6 4 (9.30%) Lua
7 3 (6.98%) Embedded C++
8 2 (4.65%) MATLAB
8 2 (4.65%) Ruby
8 2 (4.65%) PHP
8 2 (4.65%) Bash Shell
9 1 (2.33%) VB.NET
9 1 (2.33%) JavaScript
9 1 (2.33%) Assembly Language
Qualifications
1 24 (55.81%) Degree
2 3 (6.98%) PhD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.33%) ISO 9001
1 1 (2.33%) QA
Vendors
1 2 (4.65%) Microsoft
1 2 (4.65%) Perforce
2 1 (2.33%) Huawei
2 1 (2.33%) Coverity
2 1 (2.33%) MKS
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