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 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 671 643 638
Rank change year-on-year
-28 -5
Permanent jobs requiring a Graduate Software Developer 203 209 242
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 0.19% 0.21% 0.22%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.20% 0.22% 0.23%
Number of salaries quoted 192 188 236
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 £20,375 £20,000
10% offered a salary of more than £30,600 £30,000 £30,000
UK excluding London average salary £23,000 £22,500 £22,500
% change year-on-year
+2.22% -
Graduate Software Developer
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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
101207 93640 105041
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 94.39% 94.21% 95.25%
Number of salaries quoted 82615 78406 90395
Average salary £45,000 £43,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+3.44% +2.35%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £26,500 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £70,000 £70,000
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 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 28 August 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 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
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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 -39 67 £25,000 +6.38% 3
London -22 33 £29,750 -0.83% 6
Yorkshire -7 30 £22,500 +7.14% 2
North West -10 25 £22,500 +4.65% 4
East of England -27 23 £22,250 -22.60% 5
South West -23 11 £21,750 +1.16%
North East -1 5 £21,000 -6.66%
East Midlands -10 5 £28,500 +10.67% 1
West Midlands -11 3 £21,250 -5.55%
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Graduate Software Developer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 28 August 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.

1 256 (72.32%) C#
2 207 (58.47%) .NET
3 205 (57.91%) Degree
4 162 (45.76%) Computer Science
5 143 (40.40%) SQL
6 133 (37.57%) Java
7 131 (37.01%) SQL Server
8 126 (35.59%) ASP.NET
9 125 (35.31%) JavaScript
10 124 (35.03%) HTML
11 109 (30.79%) C++
12 92 (25.99%) Software Engineering
13 87 (24.58%) CSS
14 72 (20.34%) Microsoft
15 64 (18.08%) OO
16 61 (17.23%) MS Excel
17 59 (16.67%) Mathematics
18 55 (15.54%) VB.NET
19 51 (14.41%) Agile Software Development
20 43 (12.15%) C
20 43 (12.15%) Linux
20 43 (12.15%) MVC
21 42 (11.86%) Physics
22 39 (11.02%) Finance
23 36 (10.17%) jQuery
23 36 (10.17%) Windows
24 35 (9.89%) T-SQL
24 35 (9.89%) .NET Framework
25 34 (9.60%) Web Development
26 33 (9.32%) OOP

Graduate Software Developer
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 28 August 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 9 (2.54%) Node.js
2 7 (1.98%) SharePoint
3 3 (0.85%) Tomcat
3 3 (0.85%) Apache
4 2 (0.56%) BizTalk Server
4 2 (0.56%) SAS
5 1 (0.28%) Kentico
5 1 (0.28%) Drupal
5 1 (0.28%) CMS
Applications
1 61 (17.23%) MS Excel
2 7 (1.98%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 2 (0.56%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 1 (0.28%) Google Analytics
Cloud Services
1 9 (2.54%) GitHub
2 6 (1.69%) Microsoft Azure
3 3 (0.85%) Amazon AWS
4 2 (0.56%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 9 (2.54%) TCP/IP
2 4 (1.13%) SNMP
3 3 (0.85%) Internet
4 1 (0.28%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 131 (37.01%) SQL Server
2 21 (5.93%) MySQL
3 15 (4.24%) SQL Server 2008
3 15 (4.24%) Relational Database
4 14 (3.95%) SQL Server 2005
5 9 (2.54%) SQL Server 2000
6 8 (2.26%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 6 (1.69%) RDBMS
7 6 (1.69%) Oracle Database
8 5 (1.41%) Oracle Database 11g
9 4 (1.13%) Data Warehouse
9 4 (1.13%) SQL Server 2012
10 3 (0.85%) Big Data
10 3 (0.85%) MS Access
10 3 (0.85%) PostgreSQL
11 2 (0.56%) Crystal Reports
12 1 (0.28%) Oracle9i Database
12 1 (0.28%) Oracle Reports
12 1 (0.28%) Oracle Database 10g
Development Applications
1 26 (7.34%) Visual Studio
2 8 (2.26%) Git (software)
3 6 (1.69%) Eclipse
4 5 (1.41%) Team Foundation Server
4 5 (1.41%) VSS/SourceSafe
5 4 (1.13%) GDB
6 3 (0.85%) Maven
6 3 (0.85%) Subversion
6 3 (0.85%) Selenium
7 2 (0.56%) JUnit
7 2 (0.56%) MSBuild
7 2 (0.56%) Jenkins
8 1 (0.28%) Eclipse RCP
8 1 (0.28%) Appcelerator Titanium
8 1 (0.28%) NUnit
8 1 (0.28%) Ant
8 1 (0.28%) ClearCase
8 1 (0.28%) Oracle Forms
8 1 (0.28%) ProC
General
1 39 (11.02%) Finance
2 29 (8.19%) Games
3 18 (5.08%) Manufacturing
4 10 (2.82%) Banking
5 9 (2.54%) Telecoms
6 8 (2.26%) Law
6 8 (2.26%) Investment Banking
7 7 (1.98%) Legal
8 6 (1.69%) Marketing
9 5 (1.41%) Retail
10 4 (1.13%) Automotive
10 4 (1.13%) Electronics
10 4 (1.13%) Financial Institution
10 4 (1.13%) Front Office
10 4 (1.13%) Back Office
11 3 (0.85%) Multimedia
11 3 (0.85%) Aerospace
12 1 (0.28%) Pharmaceutical
12 1 (0.28%) Advertising
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 207 (58.47%) .NET
2 126 (35.59%) ASP.NET
3 124 (35.03%) HTML
4 87 (24.58%) CSS
5 36 (10.17%) jQuery
6 35 (9.89%) .NET Framework
7 26 (7.34%) XML
8 24 (6.78%) Web Services
9 21 (5.93%) HTML5
10 18 (5.08%) Ajax
11 16 (4.52%) LAMP
12 15 (4.24%) WinForms
12 15 (4.24%) WPF
13 14 (3.95%) CSS3
13 14 (3.95%) ASP.NET MVC
14 13 (3.67%) WCF
14 13 (3.67%) J2EE
15 11 (3.11%) AngularJS
16 10 (2.82%) KnockoutJS
17 9 (2.54%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
Miscellaneous
1 162 (45.76%) Computer Science
2 59 (16.67%) Mathematics
3 42 (11.86%) Physics
4 20 (5.65%) Mobile App
5 15 (4.24%) Enterprise Software
6 11 (3.11%) Open Source
7 5 (1.41%) Embedded Systems
8 4 (1.13%) Fixed Income
8 4 (1.13%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
8 4 (1.13%) Data Protection Act
8 4 (1.13%) Derivative
8 4 (1.13%) Equity Derivative
8 4 (1.13%) Kindle
9 3 (0.85%) Visualisation
9 3 (0.85%) Data Integration
9 3 (0.85%) Social Network
9 3 (0.85%) Client/Server
10 2 (0.56%) Device Driver
10 2 (0.56%) Mobile Games
10 2 (0.56%) Equities
Operating Systems
1 43 (12.15%) Linux
2 36 (10.17%) Windows
3 17 (4.80%) Android
4 5 (1.41%) Apple iOS
5 4 (1.13%) Oracle Linux
6 3 (0.85%) Windows Mobile
6 3 (0.85%) Windows XP
6 3 (0.85%) UNIX
7 1 (0.28%) Windows 7
7 1 (0.28%) Embedded Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 92 (25.99%) Software Engineering
2 64 (18.08%) OO
3 51 (14.41%) Agile Software Development
4 43 (12.15%) MVC
5 34 (9.60%) Web Development
6 33 (9.32%) OOP
7 29 (8.19%) TDD
8 17 (4.80%) BDD
9 13 (3.67%) Pair Programming
9 13 (3.67%) Unit Testing
9 13 (3.67%) Game Development
10 11 (3.11%) UML
10 11 (3.11%) Scrum
11 10 (2.82%) Continuous Integration
12 8 (2.26%) Workflow
12 8 (2.26%) OOD
12 8 (2.26%) Refactoring
13 6 (1.69%) Risk Management
13 6 (1.69%) ERP
13 6 (1.69%) Web Application Development
Programming Languages
1 256 (72.32%) C#
2 143 (40.40%) SQL
3 133 (37.57%) Java
4 125 (35.31%) JavaScript
5 109 (30.79%) C++
6 55 (15.54%) VB.NET
7 43 (12.15%) C
8 35 (9.89%) T-SQL
9 31 (8.76%) PHP
10 26 (7.34%) VB
11 24 (6.78%) Python
12 16 (4.52%) Perl
13 11 (3.11%) VBA
14 8 (2.26%) Bash Shell
14 8 (2.26%) Ruby
15 6 (1.69%) Shell Script
16 5 (1.41%) PL/SQL
17 4 (1.13%) F#
18 3 (0.85%) Assembly Language
19 2 (0.56%) Objective-C
Qualifications
1 205 (57.91%) Degree
2 10 (2.82%) PhD
3 8 (2.26%) Microsoft Certification
4 4 (1.13%) HND
4 4 (1.13%) Security Cleared
5 3 (0.85%) SC Cleared
6 1 (0.28%) MCSD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (3.67%) QA
2 5 (1.41%) ISO 9001
3 4 (1.13%) Sarbanes-Oxley
3 4 (1.13%) Solvency II
System Software
1 1 (0.28%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 72 (20.34%) Microsoft
2 12 (3.39%) Oracle
3 5 (1.41%) F5
3 5 (1.41%) Google
3 5 (1.41%) Metastorm
4 4 (1.13%) TOWER Software
5 3 (0.85%) Coverity
5 3 (0.85%) Wind River
6 2 (0.56%) SAP
7 1 (0.28%) Sencha
7 1 (0.28%) Capita
7 1 (0.28%) AccuRev
7 1 (0.28%) Business Objects
7 1 (0.28%) JBoss
7 1 (0.28%) VMware
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