The table below looks at the statistics for the Graduate Software Developer role in IT jobs advertised for the 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 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 705 659 645
Rank change year-on-year
-46 -14
Permanent jobs requiring a Graduate Software Developer 175 198 235
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 0.17% 0.20% 0.21%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.18% 0.21% 0.22%
Number of salaries quoted 162 184 231
Average salary £24,000 £23,000 £25,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+4.34% -8.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £20,500 £20,000 £20,000
10% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £30,000 £30,000
UK excluding London average salary £22,500 £22,500 £22,500
Graduate Software Developer
UK

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in permanent jobs advertised in the 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
England
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
99490 94619 104632
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 94.45% 94.32% 95.30%
Number of salaries quoted 81521 79375 89786
Average salary £45,000 £44,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.27% +3.52%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £26,500 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £67,500 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year
- +5.26%

Graduate Software Developer
Jobs Demand Trend in England

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

Graduate Software Developer Jobs Demand Trend in England

Graduate Software Developer
Salary Trend in England

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

Graduate Software Developer Salary Trend in England

Graduate Software Developer
Salary Histogram in England

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Graduate Software Developer across the England region over the 3 months to 1 October 2014.

Graduate Software Developer Salary Histogram in England

Graduate Software Developer
Job Locations in 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 England region over the 3 months to 1 October 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
South East -14 57 £25,000 +8.69% 7
London -12 32 £32,500 +8.33% 4
East of England -20 25 £22,250 -19.09% 12
North West -2 20 £21,500 -5.49%
Yorkshire -21 19 £21,000 - 1
South West -22 8 £21,500 +2.38% 1
East Midlands -7 5 £28,500 +10.67%
North East - 5 £21,000 -
West Midlands -25 4 £20,000 -11.11% 2
Graduate Software Developer
UK

Graduate Software Developer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 1 October 2014, IT jobs across the 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.

1 240 (71.01%) C#
2 200 (59.17%) .NET
3 195 (57.69%) Degree
4 154 (45.56%) Computer Science
5 129 (38.17%) SQL
6 127 (37.57%) SQL Server
7 121 (35.80%) JavaScript
8 120 (35.50%) HTML
8 120 (35.50%) Java
9 113 (33.43%) ASP.NET
10 94 (27.81%) C++
11 91 (26.92%) Software Engineering
12 79 (23.37%) CSS
13 72 (21.30%) Agile Software Development
14 65 (19.23%) Microsoft
15 61 (18.05%) OO
16 55 (16.27%) MS Excel
17 54 (15.98%) VB.NET
18 44 (13.02%) Mathematics
19 40 (11.83%) Linux
20 39 (11.54%) C
20 39 (11.54%) MVC
21 34 (10.06%) PHP
22 32 (9.47%) .NET Framework
23 31 (9.17%) Physics
23 31 (9.17%) Finance
24 30 (8.88%) jQuery
25 29 (8.58%) Web Development
25 29 (8.58%) TDD
25 29 (8.58%) Windows

Graduate Software Developer
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 1 October 2014, IT jobs across the 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.

Application Platforms
1 11 (3.25%) SharePoint
2 8 (2.37%) Node.js
3 3 (0.89%) Apache
3 3 (0.89%) Tomcat
4 1 (0.30%) Elasticsearch
4 1 (0.30%) Kentico
4 1 (0.30%) Drupal
4 1 (0.30%) Apache Solr
4 1 (0.30%) SAS
4 1 (0.30%) BizTalk Server
4 1 (0.30%) CMS
Applications
1 55 (16.27%) MS Excel
2 10 (2.96%) MS Office
3 2 (0.59%) InfoPath
Business Applications
1 1 (0.30%) Visualfiles
1 1 (0.30%) Google Analytics
Cloud Services
1 11 (3.25%) GitHub
2 3 (0.89%) Microsoft Azure
2 3 (0.89%) Amazon AWS
2 3 (0.89%) Cloud Computing
3 2 (0.59%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 8 (2.37%) TCP/IP
2 6 (1.78%) Internet
3 3 (0.89%) Wireless
4 2 (0.59%) SNMP
5 1 (0.30%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 127 (37.57%) SQL Server
2 23 (6.80%) MySQL
3 15 (4.44%) Relational Database
4 9 (2.66%) SQL Server 2005
5 8 (2.37%) SQL Server 2008
6 6 (1.78%) RDBMS
7 5 (1.48%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 4 (1.18%) SQL Server 2000
8 4 (1.18%) SQL Server 2012
8 4 (1.18%) Oracle Database
9 3 (0.89%) Big Data
9 3 (0.89%) Oracle Database 11g
9 3 (0.89%) MS Access
9 3 (0.89%) PostgreSQL
10 2 (0.59%) Data Warehouse
11 1 (0.30%) Crystal Reports
11 1 (0.30%) Oracle9i Database
11 1 (0.30%) Oracle Database 10g
Development Applications
1 28 (8.28%) Visual Studio
2 8 (2.37%) Git (software)
3 5 (1.48%) Eclipse
4 4 (1.18%) VSS/SourceSafe
4 4 (1.18%) Selenium
4 4 (1.18%) Maven
4 4 (1.18%) Subversion
4 4 (1.18%) GDB
5 3 (0.89%) JUnit
6 2 (0.59%) MSBuild
6 2 (0.59%) Jenkins
7 1 (0.30%) Appcelerator Titanium
7 1 (0.30%) Eclipse RCP
7 1 (0.30%) Cucumber
7 1 (0.30%) Hudson
7 1 (0.30%) NUnit
7 1 (0.30%) Team Foundation Server
7 1 (0.30%) Ant
7 1 (0.30%) ClearCase
7 1 (0.30%) ProC
General
1 31 (9.17%) Finance
2 23 (6.80%) Games
3 14 (4.14%) Banking
4 13 (3.85%) Investment Banking
4 13 (3.85%) Manufacturing
5 7 (2.07%) Legal
6 6 (1.78%) Marketing
7 5 (1.48%) Law
8 4 (1.18%) Telecoms
8 4 (1.18%) Front Office
8 4 (1.18%) Back Office
8 4 (1.18%) Retail
9 3 (0.89%) Multimedia
9 3 (0.89%) Electronics
9 3 (0.89%) Aerospace
9 3 (0.89%) Automotive
10 2 (0.59%) Financial Institution
11 1 (0.30%) Advertising
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 200 (59.17%) .NET
2 120 (35.50%) HTML
3 113 (33.43%) ASP.NET
4 79 (23.37%) CSS
5 32 (9.47%) .NET Framework
6 30 (8.88%) jQuery
7 25 (7.40%) XML
8 21 (6.21%) Web Services
9 18 (5.33%) HTML5
10 17 (5.03%) LAMP
11 14 (4.14%) ASP.NET MVC
12 13 (3.85%) WinForms
12 13 (3.85%) J2EE
13 10 (2.96%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
13 10 (2.96%) WPF
13 10 (2.96%) Ajax
14 9 (2.66%) Spring
14 9 (2.66%) AngularJS
15 8 (2.37%) ASP.NET Web API
15 8 (2.37%) CSS3
Miscellaneous
1 154 (45.56%) Computer Science
2 44 (13.02%) Mathematics
3 31 (9.17%) Physics
4 20 (5.92%) Mobile App
5 17 (5.03%) Analytical Skills
6 16 (4.73%) Enterprise Software
7 13 (3.85%) Open Source
8 9 (2.66%) Algorithms
9 8 (2.37%) User Experience
10 7 (2.07%) Equities
11 5 (1.48%) Embedded Systems
12 4 (1.18%) Fixed Income
12 4 (1.18%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
12 4 (1.18%) Data Integration
12 4 (1.18%) Data Protection Act
12 4 (1.18%) Derivative
12 4 (1.18%) Equity Derivative
12 4 (1.18%) Kindle
13 3 (0.89%) Internet of Things
13 3 (0.89%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 40 (11.83%) Linux
2 29 (8.58%) Windows
3 11 (3.25%) Android
4 4 (1.18%) Apple iOS
5 3 (0.89%) UNIX
5 3 (0.89%) Windows XP
6 2 (0.59%) Windows 7
6 2 (0.59%) Oracle Linux
7 1 (0.30%) Embedded Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 91 (26.92%) Software Engineering
2 72 (21.30%) Agile Software Development
3 61 (18.05%) OO
4 39 (11.54%) MVC
5 29 (8.58%) Web Development
5 29 (8.58%) TDD
6 26 (7.69%) OOP
7 16 (4.73%) BDD
8 14 (4.14%) Pair Programming
9 13 (3.85%) Mentoring
9 13 (3.85%) Game Development
10 12 (3.55%) Unit Testing
11 11 (3.25%) Scrum
12 8 (2.37%) OOD
12 8 (2.37%) Refactoring
12 8 (2.37%) Continuous Integration
13 7 (2.07%) Workflow
13 7 (2.07%) UML
14 6 (1.78%) ERP
14 6 (1.78%) Web Application Development
Programming Languages
1 240 (71.01%) C#
2 129 (38.17%) SQL
3 121 (35.80%) JavaScript
4 120 (35.50%) Java
5 94 (27.81%) C++
6 54 (15.98%) VB.NET
7 39 (11.54%) C
8 34 (10.06%) PHP
9 25 (7.40%) T-SQL
10 22 (6.51%) VB
11 19 (5.62%) Python
12 11 (3.25%) Perl
13 9 (2.66%) VBA
14 8 (2.37%) Ruby
15 7 (2.07%) Bash Shell
16 6 (1.78%) Shell Script
17 4 (1.18%) Objective-C
17 4 (1.18%) F#
18 3 (0.89%) PL/SQL
18 3 (0.89%) Assembly Language
Qualifications
1 195 (57.69%) Degree
2 10 (2.96%) PhD
3 5 (1.48%) Security Cleared
4 4 (1.18%) Microsoft Certification
4 4 (1.18%) HND
5 3 (0.89%) SC Cleared
6 1 (0.30%) MCSD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (3.85%) QA
2 4 (1.18%) ISO 9001
2 4 (1.18%) Sarbanes-Oxley
2 4 (1.18%) Solvency II
System Software
1 1 (0.30%) Firmware
Vendors
1 65 (19.23%) Microsoft
2 11 (3.25%) Oracle
3 5 (1.48%) F5
3 5 (1.48%) Google
3 5 (1.48%) Metastorm
4 4 (1.18%) TOWER Software
5 1 (0.30%) LexisNexis
5 1 (0.30%) Sencha
5 1 (0.30%) AccuRev
5 1 (0.30%) Coverity
5 1 (0.30%) Wind River
5 1 (0.30%) JBoss
5 1 (0.30%) VMware
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