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 29 January 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
29 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Graduate Software Developer
Rank 686 707 660
Rank change year-on-year
+21 -47
Permanent jobs requiring a Graduate Software Developer 151 146 212
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 0.16% 0.15% 0.20%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.16% 0.16% 0.21%
Number of salaries quoted 132 126 193
Average salary £22,500 £22,500 £22,500
90% offered a salary of more than £20,000 £20,375 £20,000
10% offered a salary of more than £28,375 £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
92117 91934 99163
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 94.82% 94.57% 95.12%
Number of salaries quoted 77310 75065 85756
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £27,500 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £65,000 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%

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 29 January 2015.

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 29 January 2015. 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 -18 49 £24,000 - 7
West Midlands +8 22 £20,000 - 3
Yorkshire -2 21 £22,500 +4.65%
East of England -11 20 £21,500 -21.81% 4
London -11 17 £30,000 +25.00% 3
South West -20 11 £21,500 -4.44%
North West -3 6 £22,750 +13.75% 3
East Midlands +9 5 £21,500 +1.17%
Graduate Software Developer
UK

Graduate Software Developer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 29 January 2015, 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.

1 245 (73.35%) C#
2 215 (64.37%) Degree
3 203 (60.78%) .NET
4 153 (45.81%) HTML
5 142 (42.51%) JavaScript
5 142 (42.51%) Computer Science
6 133 (39.82%) SQL
7 124 (37.13%) SQL Server
8 122 (36.53%) Java
9 113 (33.83%) Software Engineering
10 100 (29.94%) ASP.NET
11 91 (27.25%) CSS
12 75 (22.46%) C++
13 66 (19.76%) OO
14 63 (18.86%) MVC
14 63 (18.86%) Finance
15 61 (18.26%) Agile Software Development
16 59 (17.66%) Microsoft
17 58 (17.37%) VB.NET
18 55 (16.47%) PHP
19 49 (14.67%) .NET Framework
20 47 (14.07%) MS Excel
21 45 (13.47%) Windows
22 42 (12.57%) jQuery
23 41 (12.28%) Linux
24 38 (11.38%) Visual Studio
25 37 (11.08%) XML
26 36 (10.78%) MySQL
26 36 (10.78%) Ajax
27 34 (10.18%) Scrum

Graduate Software Developer
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 29 January 2015, 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 12 (3.59%) SharePoint
2 3 (0.90%) JBoss
2 3 (0.90%) CMS
2 3 (0.90%) Drupal
2 3 (0.90%) Kentico
3 2 (0.60%) Apache
4 1 (0.30%) Tomcat
4 1 (0.30%) Apache Solr
4 1 (0.30%) Node.js
4 1 (0.30%) Elasticsearch
Applications
1 47 (14.07%) MS Excel
2 11 (3.29%) Photoshop
3 6 (1.80%) MS Office
4 2 (0.60%) Adobe Illustrator
4 2 (0.60%) InfoPath
4 2 (0.60%) MS PowerPoint
4 2 (0.60%) Fireworks
Business Applications
1 1 (0.30%) Oracle EBS
1 1 (0.30%) Visualfiles
Cloud Services
1 15 (4.49%) SaaS
2 8 (2.40%) GitHub
3 7 (2.10%) Cloud Computing
4 3 (0.90%) Google Cloud Platform
4 3 (0.90%) PaaS
5 2 (0.60%) Amazon EC2
5 2 (0.60%) Amazon S3
5 2 (0.60%) Amazon AWS
5 2 (0.60%) Amazon SQS
6 1 (0.30%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 7 (2.10%) Wireless
1 7 (2.10%) Internet
2 2 (0.60%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 124 (37.13%) SQL Server
2 36 (10.78%) MySQL
3 11 (3.29%) Relational Database
4 6 (1.80%) PostgreSQL
5 5 (1.50%) RDBMS
5 5 (1.50%) SQL Server 2005
6 4 (1.20%) SQL Server 2012
6 4 (1.20%) MS Access
7 3 (0.90%) Oracle Database
7 3 (0.90%) Big Data
7 3 (0.90%) NoSQL
8 2 (0.60%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 1 (0.30%) Oracle9i Database
9 1 (0.30%) Crystal Reports
9 1 (0.30%) Oracle Database 10g
9 1 (0.30%) SQL Server 2008
9 1 (0.30%) Oracle Database 11g
Development Applications
1 38 (11.38%) Visual Studio
2 9 (2.69%) Git (software)
3 8 (2.40%) Subversion
4 4 (1.20%) JUnit
5 3 (0.90%) Eclipse
5 3 (0.90%) Jenkins
5 3 (0.90%) MSBuild
6 2 (0.60%) Maven
7 1 (0.30%) Oracle Forms
7 1 (0.30%) Ant
7 1 (0.30%) Bugzilla
7 1 (0.30%) CppUnit
7 1 (0.30%) Selenium
7 1 (0.30%) Hudson
7 1 (0.30%) Cucumber
7 1 (0.30%) PEAR
7 1 (0.30%) PHPUnit
7 1 (0.30%) Trac
7 1 (0.30%) Appcelerator Titanium
General
1 63 (18.86%) Finance
2 22 (6.59%) Banking
3 17 (5.09%) Investment Banking
4 15 (4.49%) Retail
5 7 (2.10%) Electronics
5 7 (2.10%) Marketing
6 6 (1.80%) Games
7 4 (1.20%) Multimedia
7 4 (1.20%) Front Office
7 4 (1.20%) Back Office
7 4 (1.20%) Telecoms
8 2 (0.60%) Military
8 2 (0.60%) Automotive
8 2 (0.60%) Law
8 2 (0.60%) Legal
9 1 (0.30%) Manufacturing
9 1 (0.30%) Advertising
9 1 (0.30%) Publishing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 203 (60.78%) .NET
2 153 (45.81%) HTML
3 100 (29.94%) ASP.NET
4 91 (27.25%) CSS
5 49 (14.67%) .NET Framework
6 42 (12.57%) jQuery
7 37 (11.08%) XML
8 36 (10.78%) Ajax
9 32 (9.58%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
10 28 (8.38%) ASP.NET MVC
11 26 (7.78%) Web Services
12 20 (5.99%) LAMP
12 20 (5.99%) WinForms
13 16 (4.79%) HTML5
14 15 (4.49%) LINQ
15 13 (3.89%) XHTML
15 13 (3.89%) WPF
16 11 (3.29%) Razor View Engine
16 11 (3.29%) Hibernate
17 10 (2.99%) WCF
Miscellaneous
1 142 (42.51%) Computer Science
2 25 (7.49%) Enterprise Software
3 24 (7.19%) Analytical Skills
4 22 (6.59%) Mathematics
5 19 (5.69%) Mobile App
6 13 (3.89%) Physics
7 12 (3.59%) User Experience
8 10 (2.99%) Equities
9 9 (2.69%) Open Source
10 7 (2.10%) Data Integration
10 7 (2.10%) Internet of Things
11 6 (1.80%) Hedge funds
12 5 (1.50%) Visualisation
13 4 (1.20%) Algorithms
13 4 (1.20%) Fixed Income
13 4 (1.20%) Data Protection Act
13 4 (1.20%) Derivative
13 4 (1.20%) Equity Derivative
13 4 (1.20%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
14 3 (0.90%) MPEG
Operating Systems
1 45 (13.47%) Windows
2 41 (12.28%) Linux
3 13 (3.89%) UNIX
4 7 (2.10%) Android
5 4 (1.20%) Apple iOS
6 1 (0.30%) Windows 7
6 1 (0.30%) Embedded Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 113 (33.83%) Software Engineering
2 66 (19.76%) OO
3 63 (18.86%) MVC
4 61 (18.26%) Agile Software Development
5 34 (10.18%) Scrum
6 24 (7.19%) Performance Analysis
7 23 (6.89%) Mentoring
8 22 (6.59%) OOP
9 17 (5.09%) Benchmarking
10 14 (4.19%) Product Management
10 14 (4.19%) Web Development
10 14 (4.19%) OOA/OOD
10 14 (4.19%) Web Application Development
11 13 (3.89%) UML
12 12 (3.59%) TDD
13 11 (3.29%) Identity Management
14 8 (2.40%) Unit Testing
14 8 (2.40%) Workflow
14 8 (2.40%) Migration
15 7 (2.10%) Analytics
Programming Languages
1 245 (73.35%) C#
2 142 (42.51%) JavaScript
3 133 (39.82%) SQL
4 122 (36.53%) Java
5 75 (22.46%) C++
6 58 (17.37%) VB.NET
7 55 (16.47%) PHP
8 33 (9.88%) C
9 22 (6.59%) T-SQL
10 16 (4.79%) VBA
11 11 (3.29%) Python
12 10 (2.99%) VB
13 9 (2.69%) Objective-C
14 5 (1.50%) Ruby
15 4 (1.20%) Shell Script
15 4 (1.20%) ActionScript
15 4 (1.20%) Perl
15 4 (1.20%) VC++
16 3 (0.90%) F#
16 3 (0.90%) XPath
Qualifications
1 215 (64.37%) Degree
2 6 (1.80%) PhD
3 4 (1.20%) Security Cleared
3 4 (1.20%) Microsoft Certification
3 4 (1.20%) HND
4 3 (0.90%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (2.10%) QA
Vendors
1 59 (17.66%) Microsoft
2 13 (3.89%) Oracle
3 11 (3.29%) Salesforce.com
4 5 (1.50%) Google
5 4 (1.20%) Cisco
5 4 (1.20%) IBM
5 4 (1.20%) HP
6 3 (0.90%) Kofax
7 2 (0.60%) AccuRev
7 2 (0.60%) Adobe
7 2 (0.60%) Macromedia
7 2 (0.60%) Sony
8 1 (0.30%) Metastorm
8 1 (0.30%) JD Edwards
8 1 (0.30%) Sun
8 1 (0.30%) Progress
8 1 (0.30%) VMware
8 1 (0.30%) F5
8 1 (0.30%) LexisNexis
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Capita ITPS
Salary: £24000 - £26000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Surrey
ECM Selection
Salary: to £30k
Posted: Yesterday
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Edgar Cowen
Salary: £20000 - £30000 per annum + Fantastic Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Horsham, West Sussex
OCS Resourcing
Salary: From £22,000 to £28,000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
London
Oho Group Ltd.
Salary: £28000 - £33000 per annum, Benefits Excellent benefits and career prog
Posted: 2 days ago
Solihull, West Midlands (County)
Edgar Cowen
Salary: £20000 - £28000 per annum + Excellent Base+Prospects
Posted: 2 days ago
Bicester, Oxfordshire
Net Recruit.co.uk Ltd
Salary: £20,000 - £28,000
Posted: 3 days ago
Ashford, Kent
1st Choice Computer Appointments Ltd
Salary: From £14,000 to £18,000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Bromsgrove, Worcestershire
Big Red Recruitment
Salary: £18000 - £20000 per annum + pension + bonus
Posted: 3 days ago
West Sussex
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £20000 - £26000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Oho Group Ltd.
Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum, Benefits EXCELLENT BENEFITS PACKAGE
Posted: 6 days ago
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Salary: £30000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Dunstable, Bedfordshire
Actis Recruitment.
Salary: From £19,000 to £21,000 per annum + benefits inc pension & share optio
Posted: 6 days ago
London
Give-A-Grad-A-Go Ltd
Salary: £22k - 30k per year
Posted: 7 days ago
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ao.com
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Posted: 9 days ago
Stratford-Upon-Avon, Warwickshire
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Wirral
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