The table below looks at the statistics for the Graduate Software Engineer 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 Engineer in their job title over the 3 months to 28 January 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
28 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Graduate Software Engineer
Rank 705 765 725
Rank change year-on-year
+60 -40
Permanent jobs requiring a Graduate Software Engineer 132 88 147
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 0.14% 0.091% 0.14%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.14% 0.096% 0.15%
Number of salaries quoted 119 80 128
Average salary £26,000 £22,500 £25,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+15.55% -10.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £20,000 £20,000 £21,000
10% offered a salary of more than £32,100 £30,000 £30,000
UK excluding London average salary £25,000 £22,500 £23,500
% change year-on-year
+11.11% -4.25%
Graduate Software Engineer
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 Engineer
Jobs Demand Trend in England

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

Graduate Software Engineer Jobs Demand Trend in England

Graduate Software Engineer
Salary Trend in England

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

Graduate Software Engineer Salary Trend in England

Graduate Software Engineer
Salary Histogram in England

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Graduate Software Engineer across the England region over the 3 months to 28 January 2015.

Graduate Software Engineer Salary Histogram in England

Graduate Software Engineer
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 Engineer within the England region over the 3 months to 28 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
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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 +9 53 £26,500 +6.00% 7
South West -3 35 £21,500 +2.38% 1
East of England +8 28 £27,500 +22.22% 11
London -17 9 £34,500 +27.77% 3
North West +1 4 £26,000 -5.45% 1
Yorkshire -6 3 £26,250 +31.25%
West Midlands - 1 £22,000 -
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Graduate Software Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 28 January 2015, IT jobs across the England region that cited Graduate Software Engineer 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 Engineer in their job title.

1 267 (96.74%) Software Engineering
2 197 (71.38%) Degree
3 181 (65.58%) Computer Science
4 147 (53.26%) C++
5 119 (43.12%) C#
6 102 (36.96%) Java
7 82 (29.71%) Linux
8 81 (29.35%) .NET
9 80 (28.99%) C
10 74 (26.81%) HTML
11 69 (25.00%) JavaScript
11 69 (25.00%) OO
12 57 (20.65%) SQL Server
13 56 (20.29%) Mathematics
14 45 (16.30%) ASP.NET
15 44 (15.94%) SQL
16 42 (15.22%) Microsoft
17 39 (14.13%) Windows
17 39 (14.13%) Agile Software Development
18 37 (13.41%) UNIX
19 34 (12.32%) PHP
20 33 (11.96%) Python
20 33 (11.96%) OOD
21 32 (11.59%) Web Development
22 31 (11.23%) Unit Testing
22 31 (11.23%) Finance
23 29 (10.51%) Physics
24 28 (10.14%) CSS
25 27 (9.78%) MySQL
25 27 (9.78%) MS Excel

Graduate Software Engineer
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 28 January 2015, IT jobs across the England region that cited Graduate Software Engineer 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 Engineer in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 11 (3.99%) Apache
2 4 (1.45%) SharePoint
3 3 (1.09%) SharePoint 2013
4 2 (0.72%) SharePoint 2010
5 1 (0.36%) Drupal
5 1 (0.36%) Liferay
5 1 (0.36%) Tomcat
Applications
1 27 (9.78%) MS Excel
2 3 (1.09%) MS Office
3 1 (0.36%) Simulink
Business Applications
1 3 (1.09%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (0.36%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 13 (4.71%) Cloud Computing
2 7 (2.54%) GitHub
3 3 (1.09%) Google Cloud Platform
4 2 (0.72%) SaaS
4 2 (0.72%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 13 (4.71%) TCP/IP
2 10 (3.62%) Internet
2 10 (3.62%) LDAP
2 10 (3.62%) FTP
2 10 (3.62%) HTTP
2 10 (3.62%) Kerberos
3 7 (2.54%) Wireless
4 3 (1.09%) Gigabit Ethernet
5 2 (0.72%) DNS
5 2 (0.72%) DHCP
6 1 (0.36%) TETRA
Database & Business Intelligence
1 57 (20.65%) SQL Server
2 27 (9.78%) MySQL
3 6 (2.17%) Oracle Database
3 6 (2.17%) Relational Database
3 6 (2.17%) RDBMS
4 3 (1.09%) SQL Server 2008
4 3 (1.09%) NoSQL
4 3 (1.09%) SQL Server 2012
5 2 (0.72%) UniData
Development Applications
1 16 (5.80%) Visual Studio
2 14 (5.07%) JUnit
3 7 (2.54%) Selenium
3 7 (2.54%) FitNesse
4 2 (0.72%) jMock
4 2 (0.72%) JSUnit
4 2 (0.72%) Git (software)
4 2 (0.72%) WebDriver
4 2 (0.72%) JIRA
4 2 (0.72%) Subversion
4 2 (0.72%) Eclipse
5 1 (0.36%) LabVIEW
5 1 (0.36%) Bugzilla
5 1 (0.36%) VSS/SourceSafe
5 1 (0.36%) Maven
5 1 (0.36%) PHPUnit
5 1 (0.36%) Mockito
5 1 (0.36%) Gradle
5 1 (0.36%) Trac
5 1 (0.36%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 31 (11.23%) Finance
2 23 (8.33%) Electronics
3 13 (4.71%) Telecoms
3 13 (4.71%) Games
4 10 (3.62%) Manufacturing
5 9 (3.26%) Marketing
6 6 (2.17%) Retail
7 3 (1.09%) Banking
8 2 (0.72%) Military
8 2 (0.72%) Financial Institution
8 2 (0.72%) Automotive
8 2 (0.72%) Law
8 2 (0.72%) Legal
9 1 (0.36%) Aerospace
9 1 (0.36%) Front Office
9 1 (0.36%) Pharmaceutical
9 1 (0.36%) Retail Banking
9 1 (0.36%) Avionics
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 81 (29.35%) .NET
2 74 (26.81%) HTML
3 45 (16.30%) ASP.NET
4 28 (10.14%) CSS
5 23 (8.33%) Ajax
6 22 (7.97%) WCF
6 22 (7.97%) WPF
6 22 (7.97%) XML
7 18 (6.52%) J2EE
7 18 (6.52%) HTML5
8 13 (4.71%) Servlets
8 13 (4.71%) Spring
9 12 (4.35%) Qt
10 11 (3.99%) STL
10 11 (3.99%) JSP
11 10 (3.62%) OpenGL
11 10 (3.62%) Web Services
11 10 (3.62%) WinForms
12 8 (2.90%) LAMP
12 8 (2.90%) .NET Framework
Miscellaneous
1 181 (65.58%) Computer Science
2 56 (20.29%) Mathematics
3 29 (10.51%) Physics
4 19 (6.88%) Analytical Skills
5 18 (6.52%) Algorithms
6 11 (3.99%) Embedded Systems
7 10 (3.62%) Open Source
7 10 (3.62%) GIS
8 9 (3.26%) User Experience
9 8 (2.90%) Robotics
10 7 (2.54%) Mechatronics
10 7 (2.54%) Enterprise Software
10 7 (2.54%) Internet of Things
11 6 (2.17%) 3D Graphics
12 3 (1.09%) Client/Server
12 3 (1.09%) Smartphone
12 3 (1.09%) Visualisation
13 2 (0.72%) Hedge funds
13 2 (0.72%) Kindle
13 2 (0.72%) Data Structures
Operating Systems
1 82 (29.71%) Linux
2 39 (14.13%) Windows
3 37 (13.41%) UNIX
4 3 (1.09%) Android
5 1 (0.36%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 267 (96.74%) Software Engineering
2 69 (25.00%) OO
3 39 (14.13%) Agile Software Development
4 33 (11.96%) OOD
5 32 (11.59%) Web Development
6 31 (11.23%) Unit Testing
7 24 (8.70%) UML
7 24 (8.70%) OOA/OOD
8 17 (6.16%) MVC
9 11 (3.99%) Project Management
9 11 (3.99%) OOP
9 11 (3.99%) Data Analysis
9 11 (3.99%) Test Automation
10 10 (3.62%) TDD
11 6 (2.17%) E-business
11 6 (2.17%) Migration
11 6 (2.17%) Scrum
11 6 (2.17%) Computer Architecture
11 6 (2.17%) Multithreading
11 6 (2.17%) Web Application Development
Programming Languages
1 147 (53.26%) C++
2 119 (43.12%) C#
3 102 (36.96%) Java
4 80 (28.99%) C
5 69 (25.00%) JavaScript
6 44 (15.94%) SQL
7 34 (12.32%) PHP
8 33 (11.96%) Python
9 13 (4.71%) VB.NET
10 11 (3.99%) T-SQL
11 8 (2.90%) VC++
12 7 (2.54%) MATLAB
13 6 (2.17%) Ruby
13 6 (2.17%) Perl
14 5 (1.81%) Embedded C
15 4 (1.45%) VB
16 2 (0.72%) COBOL
16 2 (0.72%) VBA
16 2 (0.72%) Objective-C
16 2 (0.72%) Scala
Qualifications
1 197 (71.38%) Degree
2 17 (6.16%) PhD
3 7 (2.54%) Security Cleared
4 3 (1.09%) SC Cleared
5 2 (0.72%) DV Cleared
5 2 (0.72%) Postgraduate
6 1 (0.36%) HND
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 26 (9.42%) QA
2 13 (4.71%) ISO 9001
3 1 (0.36%) JTAG
3 1 (0.36%) IEC 61508
System Software
1 10 (3.62%) NFS
2 4 (1.45%) Firmware
Vendors
1 42 (15.22%) Microsoft
2 8 (2.90%) Oracle
3 5 (1.81%) Google
4 4 (1.45%) HP
5 2 (0.72%) CA
5 2 (0.72%) Apple
5 2 (0.72%) Perforce
5 2 (0.72%) VMware
5 2 (0.72%) Coverity
6 1 (0.36%) Ektron
6 1 (0.36%) Sitecore
6 1 (0.36%) SAP
6 1 (0.36%) IBM
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