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 27 March 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
27 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Graduate Software Developer
Rank 730 738 658
Rank change year-on-year
+8 -80
Permanent jobs requiring a Graduate Software Developer 122 125 207
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 0.12% 0.12% 0.20%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.13% 0.13% 0.21%
Number of salaries quoted 111 109 187
Average salary £25,000 £22,500 £25,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+11.11% -10.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £20,000 £20,000 £20,000
10% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £27,500 £35,000
UK excluding London average salary £24,000 £22,500 £23,000
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -2.17%
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
95146 98530 96981
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 94.82% 94.55% 94.84%
Number of salaries quoted 78725 80421 81983
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 £27,450 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £66,000 £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 27 March 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 27 March 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
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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 -16 34 £24,000 -12.72%
London +46 24 £30,000 +25.00% 8
East of England +12 16 £25,000 +4.16% 2
West Midlands -20 16 £20,000 -9.09% 3
Yorkshire -10 10 - - 1
South West -15 10 £24,875 +24.37%
North West +4 6 £23,750 +18.75% 3
East Midlands +19 5 £21,500 -2.27% 2
North East - 1 £19,000 - 2
Graduate Software Developer
UK

Graduate Software Developer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 27 March 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.

1 204 (72.86%) Degree
2 194 (69.29%) C#
3 156 (55.71%) .NET
4 146 (52.14%) HTML
5 126 (45.00%) JavaScript
6 121 (43.21%) Java
7 119 (42.50%) Computer Science
8 117 (41.79%) SQL
9 111 (39.64%) Software Engineering
10 92 (32.86%) CSS
11 90 (32.14%) SQL Server
12 72 (25.71%) C++
13 68 (24.29%) ASP.NET
14 61 (21.79%) Agile Software Development
15 60 (21.43%) OO
16 55 (19.64%) MVC
17 54 (19.29%) Finance
18 52 (18.57%) Microsoft
19 47 (16.79%) Windows
20 45 (16.07%) PHP
21 43 (15.36%) VB.NET
22 42 (15.00%) jQuery
23 40 (14.29%) MS Excel
24 39 (13.93%) Ajax
25 38 (13.57%) Linux
25 38 (13.57%) Scrum
26 36 (12.86%) Visual Studio
27 34 (12.14%) .NET Framework
28 28 (10.00%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
28 28 (10.00%) C

Graduate Software Developer
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 27 March 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 14 (5.00%) SharePoint
2 3 (1.07%) CMS
3 2 (0.71%) Drupal
3 2 (0.71%) Kentico
3 2 (0.71%) JBoss
3 2 (0.71%) Apache
4 1 (0.36%) Tomcat
Applications
1 40 (14.29%) MS Excel
2 11 (3.93%) Photoshop
3 2 (0.71%) Fireworks
3 2 (0.71%) Adobe Illustrator
3 2 (0.71%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 1 (0.36%) Oracle EBS
1 1 (0.36%) HFM
Cloud Services
1 15 (5.36%) SaaS
2 5 (1.79%) Cloud Computing
3 4 (1.43%) Microsoft Azure
3 4 (1.43%) Amazon AWS
4 3 (1.07%) PaaS
4 3 (1.07%) Google Cloud Platform
5 2 (0.71%) Amazon SQS
5 2 (0.71%) Amazon EC2
5 2 (0.71%) Amazon S3
Communications & Networking
1 5 (1.79%) Internet
1 5 (1.79%) Wireless
2 2 (0.71%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 90 (32.14%) SQL Server
2 27 (9.64%) MySQL
3 8 (2.86%) Relational Database
4 7 (2.50%) MS Access
5 6 (2.14%) RDBMS
5 6 (2.14%) PostgreSQL
6 3 (1.07%) NoSQL
7 2 (0.71%) Oracle Database
8 1 (0.36%) SQL Server 2012
8 1 (0.36%) Hyperion Smart View
8 1 (0.36%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 1 (0.36%) SQL Server 2005
8 1 (0.36%) Oracle Database 11g
8 1 (0.36%) SQL Server 2008
8 1 (0.36%) Oracle Database 10g
8 1 (0.36%) Crystal Reports
8 1 (0.36%) Oracle9i Database
Development Applications
1 36 (12.86%) Visual Studio
2 9 (3.21%) Git (software)
3 8 (2.86%) Subversion
4 5 (1.79%) Team Foundation Server
5 3 (1.07%) Eclipse
6 2 (0.71%) Mercurial
7 1 (0.36%) PEAR
7 1 (0.36%) PHPUnit
7 1 (0.36%) MSBuild
7 1 (0.36%) Jenkins
7 1 (0.36%) Trac
7 1 (0.36%) JUnit
7 1 (0.36%) Bugzilla
7 1 (0.36%) Oracle Forms
7 1 (0.36%) CppUnit
7 1 (0.36%) AccuRev
General
1 54 (19.29%) Finance
2 16 (5.71%) Retail
3 15 (5.36%) Banking
4 9 (3.21%) Games
5 6 (2.14%) Investment Banking
6 5 (1.79%) Marketing
6 5 (1.79%) Electronics
7 3 (1.07%) Multimedia
8 2 (0.71%) Telecoms
8 2 (0.71%) Law
8 2 (0.71%) Military
9 1 (0.36%) Front Office
9 1 (0.36%) Publishing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 156 (55.71%) .NET
2 146 (52.14%) HTML
3 92 (32.86%) CSS
4 68 (24.29%) ASP.NET
5 42 (15.00%) jQuery
6 39 (13.93%) Ajax
7 34 (12.14%) .NET Framework
8 28 (10.00%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
9 26 (9.29%) XML
10 23 (8.21%) ASP.NET MVC
11 18 (6.43%) HTML5
12 17 (6.07%) LINQ
13 16 (5.71%) WinForms
13 16 (5.71%) Web Services
14 11 (3.93%) Razor View Engine
15 10 (3.57%) XHTML
16 9 (3.21%) LAMP
17 8 (2.86%) Hibernate
17 8 (2.86%) WPF
18 7 (2.50%) STL
Miscellaneous
1 119 (42.50%) Computer Science
2 21 (7.50%) Analytical Skills
3 19 (6.79%) Mathematics
4 16 (5.71%) Enterprise Software
5 13 (4.64%) Mobile App
5 13 (4.64%) Physics
6 10 (3.57%) User Experience
7 7 (2.50%) Hedge funds
8 5 (1.79%) Internet of Things
8 5 (1.79%) Equities
9 4 (1.43%) GIS
9 4 (1.43%) Open Source
9 4 (1.43%) Algorithms
10 3 (1.07%) Visualisation
10 3 (1.07%) Data Integration
11 2 (0.71%) Photography
11 2 (0.71%) Semantic Web
11 2 (0.71%) Client/Server
11 2 (0.71%) NHS
11 2 (0.71%) Motion Graphics
Operating Systems
1 47 (16.79%) Windows
2 38 (13.57%) Linux
3 15 (5.36%) UNIX
4 8 (2.86%) Android
5 2 (0.71%) Apple iOS
6 1 (0.36%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 111 (39.64%) Software Engineering
2 61 (21.79%) Agile Software Development
3 60 (21.43%) OO
4 55 (19.64%) MVC
5 38 (13.57%) Scrum
6 22 (7.86%) Mentoring
7 18 (6.43%) Performance Analysis
7 18 (6.43%) Web Development
8 17 (6.07%) OOP
9 16 (5.71%) OOA/OOD
10 14 (5.00%) UML
10 14 (5.00%) Benchmarking
10 14 (5.00%) Product Management
10 14 (5.00%) Web Application Development
11 11 (3.93%) Identity Management
12 9 (3.21%) Analytics
13 8 (2.86%) TDD
13 8 (2.86%) Migration
14 7 (2.50%) Coaching
14 7 (2.50%) Android Development
Programming Languages
1 194 (69.29%) C#
2 126 (45.00%) JavaScript
3 121 (43.21%) Java
4 117 (41.79%) SQL
5 72 (25.71%) C++
6 45 (16.07%) PHP
7 43 (15.36%) VB.NET
8 28 (10.00%) C
9 17 (6.07%) T-SQL
9 17 (6.07%) VBA
9 17 (6.07%) Python
10 8 (2.86%) Objective-C
11 5 (1.79%) Perl
12 4 (1.43%) VC++
12 4 (1.43%) ActionScript
13 3 (1.07%) Ruby
13 3 (1.07%) VB
14 2 (0.71%) Shell Script
14 2 (0.71%) PHP5
14 2 (0.71%) Scala
Qualifications
1 204 (72.86%) Degree
2 7 (2.50%) Security Cleared
3 5 (1.79%) PhD
4 4 (1.43%) Microsoft Certification
5 3 (1.07%) SC Cleared
6 2 (0.71%) Oracle Certification
6 2 (0.71%) Sun Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (1.07%) QA
2 1 (0.36%) HL7
Vendors
1 52 (18.57%) Microsoft
2 22 (7.86%) Oracle
3 11 (3.93%) Salesforce.com
4 5 (1.79%) Google
5 4 (1.43%) HP
5 4 (1.43%) Cisco
5 4 (1.43%) IBM
6 3 (1.07%) Kofax
7 2 (0.71%) Sony
7 2 (0.71%) Adobe
7 2 (0.71%) Macromedia
8 1 (0.36%) Sun
8 1 (0.36%) Progress
8 1 (0.36%) JD Edwards
8 1 (0.36%) Capita
8 1 (0.36%) Zend
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Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum
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Salary: £20000 - £25000 per annum
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Salary: £20000 - £25000 per annum
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