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 27 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
27 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Graduate Software Engineer
Rank 223 201 257
Rank change year-on-year
-22 +56
Permanent jobs requiring a Graduate Software Engineer 29 42 21
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the East of England 0.38% 0.58% 0.23%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.39% 0.61% 0.24%
Number of salaries quoted 27 36 21
Average salary £27,500 £30,000 £25,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-8.33% +20.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,100 £22,500 £22,000
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
7382 6886 8679
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the East of England 96.18% 95.02% 96.68%
Number of salaries quoted 6070 5911 7362
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 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 27 August 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 27 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 -21 21 £30,000 - 2
Suffolk +15 4 £22,500 -23.72%
Essex +11 2 £21,250 +11.84% 1
Norfolk +10 1 £25,000 +28.20% 1
Hertfordshire -9 1 £21,000 +5.00%
Graduate Software Engineer
England

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

For the 6 months to 27 August 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 42 (95.45%) Software Engineering
2 31 (70.45%) Computer Science
3 26 (59.09%) Degree
4 22 (50.00%) C#
5 21 (47.73%) C++
6 19 (43.18%) Java
7 14 (31.82%) Mathematics
7 14 (31.82%) Physics
8 11 (25.00%) C
8 11 (25.00%) Finance
9 10 (22.73%) Linux
10 8 (18.18%) SQL
10 8 (18.18%) Telecoms
10 8 (18.18%) OO
11 7 (15.91%) OOP
11 7 (15.91%) Python
12 6 (13.64%) Perl
12 6 (13.64%) HTML
12 6 (13.64%) .NET
12 6 (13.64%) Computer Architecture
13 4 (9.09%) Lua
13 4 (9.09%) jQuery
13 4 (9.09%) Robotics
13 4 (9.09%) Manufacturing
13 4 (9.09%) LabVIEW
13 4 (9.09%) Electronics
13 4 (9.09%) Firmware
13 4 (9.09%) VBA
13 4 (9.09%) Visual Studio
13 4 (9.09%) PhD

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

For the 6 months to 27 August 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 (4.55%) Simulink
Communications & Networking
1 1 (2.27%) Intranet
1 1 (2.27%) 3G
1 1 (2.27%) LTE
1 1 (2.27%) 4G
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (4.55%) SQL Server
1 2 (4.55%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 4 (9.09%) Visual Studio
1 4 (9.09%) LabVIEW
2 2 (4.55%) Hudson
3 1 (2.27%) SCons
3 1 (2.27%) CMake
3 1 (2.27%) Jenkins
3 1 (2.27%) Ant
3 1 (2.27%) Bugzilla
3 1 (2.27%) CruiseControl
3 1 (2.27%) Subversion
3 1 (2.27%) Maven
3 1 (2.27%) Selenium
3 1 (2.27%) TeamCity
General
1 11 (25.00%) Finance
2 8 (18.18%) Telecoms
3 4 (9.09%) Electronics
3 4 (9.09%) Manufacturing
4 2 (4.55%) Automotive
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (13.64%) HTML
1 6 (13.64%) .NET
2 4 (9.09%) jQuery
3 3 (6.82%) MFC
3 3 (6.82%) ASP.NET
3 3 (6.82%) STL
3 3 (6.82%) XML
4 2 (4.55%) WinForms
5 1 (2.27%) Spring
5 1 (2.27%) Ruby on Rails
5 1 (2.27%) Java EE
5 1 (2.27%) JPA
5 1 (2.27%) HTML5
5 1 (2.27%) Flash
5 1 (2.27%) Hibernate
5 1 (2.27%) Struts
5 1 (2.27%) EJB
5 1 (2.27%) J2EE
Miscellaneous
1 31 (70.45%) Computer Science
2 14 (31.82%) Mathematics
2 14 (31.82%) Physics
3 4 (9.09%) Firmware
3 4 (9.09%) Robotics
4 3 (6.82%) Smartphone
5 2 (4.55%) Statistics
5 2 (4.55%) Social Media
5 2 (4.55%) Mobile App
6 1 (2.27%) Life Science
Operating Systems
1 10 (22.73%) Linux
2 3 (6.82%) Windows
3 2 (4.55%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 42 (95.45%) Software Engineering
2 8 (18.18%) OO
3 7 (15.91%) OOP
4 6 (13.64%) Computer Architecture
5 3 (6.82%) OOD
5 3 (6.82%) Software Testing
6 2 (4.55%) Mobile Application Development
7 1 (2.27%) Cyber Security
7 1 (2.27%) Automation Testing
7 1 (2.27%) Bayesian Methods
7 1 (2.27%) Code Coverage
7 1 (2.27%) Agile Software Development
7 1 (2.27%) Document Management
7 1 (2.27%) Automated Testing
7 1 (2.27%) Unit Testing
7 1 (2.27%) Test Scripting
7 1 (2.27%) Continuous Integration
7 1 (2.27%) Test Automation
7 1 (2.27%) Video Processing
7 1 (2.27%) Parallel Computing
Programming Languages
1 22 (50.00%) C#
2 21 (47.73%) C++
3 19 (43.18%) Java
4 11 (25.00%) C
5 8 (18.18%) SQL
6 7 (15.91%) Python
7 6 (13.64%) Perl
8 4 (9.09%) Embedded C
8 4 (9.09%) VBA
8 4 (9.09%) Lua
9 3 (6.82%) Embedded C++
9 3 (6.82%) VB.NET
9 3 (6.82%) JavaScript
10 2 (4.55%) MATLAB
10 2 (4.55%) Bash Shell
11 1 (2.27%) Ruby
11 1 (2.27%) Assembly Language
11 1 (2.27%) PHP
Qualifications
1 26 (59.09%) Degree
2 4 (9.09%) PhD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.27%) ISO 9001
Vendors
1 4 (9.09%) Microsoft
2 2 (4.55%) Perforce
3 1 (2.27%) Huawei
3 1 (2.27%) Coverity
3 1 (2.27%) MKS
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