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 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 Developer
Rank 688 652 640
Rank change year-on-year
-36 -12
Permanent jobs requiring a Graduate Software Developer 184 203 247
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 0.17% 0.20% 0.23%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.18% 0.22% 0.24%
Number of salaries quoted 173 188 242
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 £20,250 £20,000
10% offered a salary of more than £32,000 £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
100964 94057 104141
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 94.39% 94.25% 95.25%
Number of salaries quoted 82543 79050 89527
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 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £68,000 £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 19 September 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 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
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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 -23 64 £25,000 +8.69% 4
London -41 31 £32,000 +6.66% 3
North West -8 23 £22,000 - 3
Yorkshire -14 22 £21,500 -5.49%
East of England -41 22 £22,000 -20.00% 4
South West -33 8 £21,500 +1.17% 2
East Midlands +3 6 £28,500 +10.67% 1
North East -3 5 £21,000 -6.66%
West Midlands -21 2 £20,000 -11.11%
Graduate Software Developer
UK

Graduate Software Developer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 19 September 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.

1 255 (72.03%) C#
2 210 (59.32%) .NET
3 203 (57.34%) Degree
4 158 (44.63%) Computer Science
5 141 (39.83%) SQL
6 132 (37.29%) SQL Server
7 125 (35.31%) Java
8 123 (34.75%) JavaScript
8 123 (34.75%) ASP.NET
9 121 (34.18%) HTML
10 100 (28.25%) C++
11 91 (25.71%) Software Engineering
12 81 (22.88%) CSS
13 73 (20.62%) Microsoft
14 72 (20.34%) Agile Software Development
15 63 (17.80%) MS Excel
16 61 (17.23%) OO
17 57 (16.10%) VB.NET
18 51 (14.41%) Mathematics
19 44 (12.43%) MVC
20 40 (11.30%) C
20 40 (11.30%) Linux
21 37 (10.45%) Physics
22 35 (9.89%) .NET Framework
23 33 (9.32%) PHP
23 33 (9.32%) Finance
24 32 (9.04%) T-SQL
24 32 (9.04%) Windows
24 32 (9.04%) Web Development
24 32 (9.04%) jQuery

Graduate Software Developer
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 19 September 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 (3.11%) SharePoint
2 9 (2.54%) Node.js
3 3 (0.85%) Apache
3 3 (0.85%) Tomcat
4 2 (0.56%) BizTalk Server
5 1 (0.28%) CMS
5 1 (0.28%) Drupal
5 1 (0.28%) Kentico
5 1 (0.28%) SAS
Applications
1 63 (17.80%) MS Excel
2 10 (2.82%) MS Office
3 2 (0.56%) InfoPath
Business Applications
1 1 (0.28%) Visualfiles
1 1 (0.28%) SAP Oil and Gas
1 1 (0.28%) Google Analytics
Cloud Services
1 10 (2.82%) GitHub
2 5 (1.41%) Microsoft Azure
3 3 (0.85%) Amazon AWS
4 2 (0.56%) SaaS
5 1 (0.28%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 9 (2.54%) TCP/IP
2 4 (1.13%) Internet
3 3 (0.85%) SNMP
4 1 (0.28%) WAN
4 1 (0.28%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 132 (37.29%) SQL Server
2 23 (6.50%) MySQL
3 15 (4.24%) Relational Database
4 13 (3.67%) SQL Server 2005
4 13 (3.67%) SQL Server 2008
5 8 (2.26%) SQL Server 2000
6 6 (1.69%) RDBMS
6 6 (1.69%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 5 (1.41%) Oracle Database
8 4 (1.13%) SQL Server 2012
8 4 (1.13%) Oracle Database 11g
9 3 (0.85%) Big Data
9 3 (0.85%) PostgreSQL
9 3 (0.85%) MS Access
9 3 (0.85%) Data Warehouse
10 1 (0.28%) Crystal Reports
10 1 (0.28%) Oracle9i Database
10 1 (0.28%) Oracle Database 10g
Development Applications
1 29 (8.19%) Visual Studio
2 8 (2.26%) Git (software)
3 5 (1.41%) Team Foundation Server
3 5 (1.41%) Eclipse
4 4 (1.13%) VSS/SourceSafe
4 4 (1.13%) GDB
5 3 (0.85%) Subversion
5 3 (0.85%) Maven
5 3 (0.85%) Selenium
6 2 (0.56%) JUnit
6 2 (0.56%) MSBuild
6 2 (0.56%) Jenkins
7 1 (0.28%) Eclipse RCP
7 1 (0.28%) Appcelerator Titanium
7 1 (0.28%) Ant
7 1 (0.28%) ClearCase
7 1 (0.28%) ProC
7 1 (0.28%) NUnit
General
1 33 (9.32%) Finance
2 27 (7.63%) Games
3 16 (4.52%) Manufacturing
4 12 (3.39%) Banking
5 10 (2.82%) Investment Banking
6 6 (1.69%) Marketing
6 6 (1.69%) Telecoms
6 6 (1.69%) Legal
7 5 (1.41%) Law
8 4 (1.13%) Financial Institution
8 4 (1.13%) Front Office
8 4 (1.13%) Back Office
8 4 (1.13%) Electronics
8 4 (1.13%) Retail
9 3 (0.85%) Multimedia
9 3 (0.85%) Aerospace
9 3 (0.85%) Automotive
10 1 (0.28%) Advertising
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 210 (59.32%) .NET
2 123 (34.75%) ASP.NET
3 121 (34.18%) HTML
4 81 (22.88%) CSS
5 35 (9.89%) .NET Framework
6 32 (9.04%) jQuery
7 30 (8.47%) XML
8 24 (6.78%) Web Services
9 20 (5.65%) HTML5
10 17 (4.80%) LAMP
11 16 (4.52%) Ajax
12 15 (4.24%) WPF
13 14 (3.95%) ASP.NET MVC
14 13 (3.67%) WinForms
14 13 (3.67%) J2EE
15 12 (3.39%) CSS3
15 12 (3.39%) WCF
16 11 (3.11%) AngularJS
17 10 (2.82%) KnockoutJS
18 9 (2.54%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
Miscellaneous
1 158 (44.63%) Computer Science
2 51 (14.41%) Mathematics
3 37 (10.45%) Physics
4 24 (6.78%) Analytical Skills
5 23 (6.50%) Mobile App
6 16 (4.52%) Enterprise Software
7 12 (3.39%) Open Source
8 6 (1.69%) User Experience
9 5 (1.41%) Embedded Systems
10 4 (1.13%) Data Integration
10 4 (1.13%) Kindle
10 4 (1.13%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
10 4 (1.13%) Fixed Income
10 4 (1.13%) Equities
10 4 (1.13%) Derivative
10 4 (1.13%) Equity Derivative
10 4 (1.13%) Data Protection Act
11 3 (0.85%) Social Network
11 3 (0.85%) Visualisation
12 2 (0.56%) MPEG
Operating Systems
1 40 (11.30%) Linux
2 32 (9.04%) Windows
3 14 (3.95%) Android
4 5 (1.41%) Apple iOS
5 3 (0.85%) Oracle Linux
5 3 (0.85%) UNIX
5 3 (0.85%) Windows XP
6 2 (0.56%) Windows Mobile
7 1 (0.28%) Embedded Linux
7 1 (0.28%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 91 (25.71%) Software Engineering
2 72 (20.34%) Agile Software Development
3 61 (17.23%) OO
4 44 (12.43%) MVC
5 32 (9.04%) Web Development
6 31 (8.76%) OOP
7 29 (8.19%) TDD
8 17 (4.80%) BDD
9 15 (4.24%) Mentoring
10 13 (3.67%) Game Development
10 13 (3.67%) Pair Programming
11 12 (3.39%) Unit Testing
12 11 (3.11%) UML
13 10 (2.82%) Scrum
13 10 (2.82%) Continuous Integration
14 8 (2.26%) Refactoring
14 8 (2.26%) OOD
15 7 (1.98%) Workflow
16 6 (1.69%) ERP
16 6 (1.69%) Web Application Development
Programming Languages
1 255 (72.03%) C#
2 141 (39.83%) SQL
3 125 (35.31%) Java
4 123 (34.75%) JavaScript
5 100 (28.25%) C++
6 57 (16.10%) VB.NET
7 40 (11.30%) C
8 33 (9.32%) PHP
9 32 (9.04%) T-SQL
10 27 (7.63%) VB
11 21 (5.93%) Python
12 12 (3.39%) Perl
13 9 (2.54%) VBA
14 8 (2.26%) Ruby
15 7 (1.98%) Bash Shell
16 6 (1.69%) Shell Script
17 4 (1.13%) F#
17 4 (1.13%) PL/SQL
18 3 (0.85%) Objective-C
18 3 (0.85%) Assembly Language
Qualifications
1 203 (57.34%) Degree
2 10 (2.82%) PhD
3 7 (1.98%) 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 4 (1.13%) Solvency II
2 4 (1.13%) ISO 9001
2 4 (1.13%) Sarbanes-Oxley
Vendors
1 73 (20.62%) Microsoft
2 10 (2.82%) Oracle
3 5 (1.41%) F5
3 5 (1.41%) Metastorm
3 5 (1.41%) Google
4 4 (1.13%) TOWER Software
5 1 (0.28%) VMware
5 1 (0.28%) AccuRev
5 1 (0.28%) Coverity
5 1 (0.28%) Wind River
5 1 (0.28%) Sencha
5 1 (0.28%) LexisNexis
5 1 (0.28%) SAP
5 1 (0.28%) JBoss
Oxford, Oxfordshire
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £20000 - £25000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
networx
Posted: 2 days ago
East London
Experis Ltd
Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum + pension, healthcare, etc.
Posted: 3 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
ECM Selection
Salary: £Competitive + excellent benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
ECM Selection
Salary: £Competitive + excellent benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire
Kingfisher Consultancy
Salary: £25000 per annum + pen,life,health, training
Posted: 4 days ago
Surrey
ECM Selection
Salary: £33k starting package
Posted: 6 days ago
Bournemouth
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Salary: £18000.00 - £26000.00 per annum + Generous Benefits
Posted: 9 days ago
City, London
Capita ITPS
Salary: £24000 - £27000 per annum
Posted: 9 days ago
Cambridge
OHO Group
Salary: £25 - £32000 per annum
Posted: 11 days ago
London
OHO Group
Salary: £25000 - £35000
Posted: 20 days ago
Wirral
Recruitment Genius
Salary: £20000 - £28000 per annum
Posted: 20 days ago
Bristol
Recruitment Genius
Salary: £25000 - £28000 per annum
Posted: 23 days ago
Altrincham
360 Resourcing
Salary: £20k - 25k per year + Superb Benefits
Posted: 24 days ago
Nottingham
OHO Group
Salary: £0 - £25 per annum
Posted: 26 days ago
Manchester, Greater Manchester (M1)
Guru Careers
Salary: £20-24k (DOE) + Benefits.
Posted: 26 days ago