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 16 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
16 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Graduate Software Engineer
Rank 731 714 747
Rank change year-on-year
-17 +33
Permanent jobs requiring a Graduate Software Engineer 140 137 132
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 0.13% 0.14% 0.12%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.14% 0.15% 0.12%
Number of salaries quoted 135 129 125
Average salary £24,000 £25,500 £25,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-5.88% +2.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £20,000 £22,000 £22,000
10% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £30,000 £30,000
UK excluding London average salary £24,000 £25,000 £25,000
% change year-on-year
-4.00% -
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
100571 93749 105909
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 94.37% 94.25% 95.24%
Number of salaries quoted 82215 78642 91158
Average salary £45,000 £43,250 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+4.04% +1.76%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £26,500 £26,750
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £70,000 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £39,800 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+0.50% +3.37%

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 16 September 2014.

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 16 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 -2 49 £25,000 -1.96% 2
South West -10 31 £21,500 -10.41% 2
East of England -44 26 £27,500 -7.56% 7
London -26 19 £26,000 -1.88% 4
East Midlands - 9 £22,500 -
Yorkshire -36 4 £20,000 -1.23%
West Midlands -9 1 - -
North West -17 1 £30,000 +21.21% 1
Graduate Software Engineer
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Graduate Software Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 16 September 2014, 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.

1 310 (98.73%) Software Engineering
2 221 (70.38%) Degree
3 217 (69.11%) Computer Science
4 162 (51.59%) C++
5 152 (48.41%) C#
6 139 (44.27%) Java
7 94 (29.94%) HTML
7 94 (29.94%) .NET
8 89 (28.34%) JavaScript
9 83 (26.43%) Linux
10 76 (24.20%) Agile Software Development
11 71 (22.61%) C
12 70 (22.29%) ASP.NET
13 69 (21.97%) SQL Server
14 63 (20.06%) OO
14 63 (20.06%) Microsoft
15 58 (18.47%) CSS
16 51 (16.24%) UNIX
17 45 (14.33%) Finance
18 43 (13.69%) Mathematics
19 40 (12.74%) Windows
20 37 (11.78%) Physics
21 36 (11.46%) MVC
22 33 (10.51%) Unit Testing
23 31 (9.87%) QA
23 31 (9.87%) MS Excel
24 27 (8.60%) Visual Studio
24 27 (8.60%) SQL
25 26 (8.28%) Ajax
26 25 (7.96%) GitHub

Graduate Software Engineer
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 16 September 2014, 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 6 (1.91%) Tomcat
2 4 (1.27%) WebSphere
3 3 (0.96%) Apache
3 3 (0.96%) WebLogic
3 3 (0.96%) Oracle SOA Suite
4 1 (0.32%) Drupal
4 1 (0.32%) SharePoint 2010
4 1 (0.32%) Node.js
4 1 (0.32%) SharePoint
4 1 (0.32%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 31 (9.87%) MS Excel
2 2 (0.64%) Simulink
Business Applications
1 15 (4.78%) Oracle BPM
2 1 (0.32%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (0.32%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 25 (7.96%) GitHub
2 3 (0.96%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (0.32%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 9 (2.87%) TCP/IP
2 3 (0.96%) LDAP
2 3 (0.96%) FTP
2 3 (0.96%) HTTP
2 3 (0.96%) Kerberos
2 3 (0.96%) SSL
3 2 (0.64%) Internet
4 1 (0.32%) LTE
4 1 (0.32%) 4G
4 1 (0.32%) Firewall
4 1 (0.32%) Wireless
4 1 (0.32%) Intranet
4 1 (0.32%) 3G
Database & Business Intelligence
1 69 (21.97%) SQL Server
2 14 (4.46%) MySQL
3 5 (1.59%) Relational Database
4 3 (0.96%) SQL Server 2008
5 1 (0.32%) SQLite
5 1 (0.32%) NoSQL
5 1 (0.32%) UniData
5 1 (0.32%) SQL Server 2005
5 1 (0.32%) RDBMS
5 1 (0.32%) SQL Server 2012
5 1 (0.32%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 27 (8.60%) Visual Studio
2 22 (7.01%) Eclipse
3 21 (6.69%) Hudson
4 19 (6.05%) Subversion
5 18 (5.73%) JDeveloper
6 16 (5.10%) Git (software)
7 15 (4.78%) Xcode
8 8 (2.55%) VSS/SourceSafe
8 8 (2.55%) Selenium
9 5 (1.59%) Maven
9 5 (1.59%) JUnit
9 5 (1.59%) Jenkins
10 4 (1.27%) LabVIEW
10 4 (1.27%) Ant
10 4 (1.27%) FitNesse
10 4 (1.27%) JIRA
10 4 (1.27%) JSUnit
10 4 (1.27%) WebDriver
10 4 (1.27%) jMock
11 1 (0.32%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 45 (14.33%) Finance
2 21 (6.69%) Games
3 19 (6.05%) Electronics
3 19 (6.05%) Telecoms
4 18 (5.73%) Military
5 15 (4.78%) Aerospace
6 11 (3.50%) Manufacturing
7 5 (1.59%) Marketing
8 4 (1.27%) Financial Institution
9 2 (0.64%) Automotive
9 2 (0.64%) Legal
10 1 (0.32%) Multimedia
10 1 (0.32%) Pharmaceutical
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 94 (29.94%) HTML
1 94 (29.94%) .NET
2 70 (22.29%) ASP.NET
3 58 (18.47%) CSS
4 26 (8.28%) Ajax
5 24 (7.64%) HTML5
6 22 (7.01%) XML
7 18 (5.73%) Oracle Fusion
7 18 (5.73%) Middleware
7 18 (5.73%) J2EE
8 17 (5.41%) CSS3
9 11 (3.50%) XSD
9 11 (3.50%) LAMP
10 9 (2.87%) Spring
10 9 (2.87%) Qt
10 9 (2.87%) STL
10 9 (2.87%) DirectX
11 8 (2.55%) OpenGL
11 8 (2.55%) Web Services
11 8 (2.55%) jQuery
Miscellaneous
1 217 (69.11%) Computer Science
2 43 (13.69%) Mathematics
3 37 (11.78%) Physics
4 19 (6.05%) Analytical Skills
5 14 (4.46%) Open Source
6 12 (3.82%) Enterprise Software
7 11 (3.50%) Mobile App
8 6 (1.91%) Digital Media
8 6 (1.91%) Embedded Systems
8 6 (1.91%) Firmware
9 4 (1.27%) Client/Server
9 4 (1.27%) Robotics
10 3 (0.96%) Smartphone
10 3 (0.96%) 3D Graphics
10 3 (0.96%) User Experience
11 2 (0.64%) Internet of Things
11 2 (0.64%) Social Media
12 1 (0.32%) Hedge funds
12 1 (0.32%) SCADA
12 1 (0.32%) Statistics
Operating Systems
1 83 (26.43%) Linux
2 51 (16.24%) UNIX
3 40 (12.74%) Windows
4 6 (1.91%) Android
5 5 (1.59%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 310 (98.73%) Software Engineering
2 76 (24.20%) Agile Software Development
3 63 (20.06%) OO
4 36 (11.46%) MVC
5 33 (10.51%) Unit Testing
6 22 (7.01%) OOP
7 21 (6.69%) OOD
8 19 (6.05%) TDD
9 18 (5.73%) SOA
10 14 (4.46%) Scrum
10 14 (4.46%) OOA/OOD
10 14 (4.46%) UML
11 12 (3.82%) Web Development
12 8 (2.55%) Continuous Integration
13 7 (2.23%) Pair Programming
13 7 (2.23%) Web Application Development
14 6 (1.91%) Computer Architecture
15 5 (1.59%) Software Testing
15 5 (1.59%) Data Modelling
15 5 (1.59%) Migration
Programming Languages
1 162 (51.59%) C++
2 152 (48.41%) C#
3 139 (44.27%) Java
4 89 (28.34%) JavaScript
5 71 (22.61%) C
6 27 (8.60%) SQL
7 22 (7.01%) PHP
8 20 (6.37%) VB.NET
9 16 (5.10%) Objective-C
10 13 (4.14%) Python
11 10 (3.18%) VB
11 10 (3.18%) Ada
12 9 (2.87%) Perl
13 4 (1.27%) Embedded C
13 4 (1.27%) T-SQL
13 4 (1.27%) VBA
13 4 (1.27%) VC++
13 4 (1.27%) Lua
14 3 (0.96%) Ruby
14 3 (0.96%) MATLAB
Qualifications
1 221 (70.38%) Degree
2 12 (3.82%) Security Cleared
3 7 (2.23%) PhD
4 1 (0.32%) SC Cleared
4 1 (0.32%) DV Cleared
4 1 (0.32%) HND
4 1 (0.32%) CCNA
4 1 (0.32%) Cisco Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 31 (9.87%) QA
2 20 (6.37%) ISO 9001
3 4 (1.27%) Sarbanes-Oxley
3 4 (1.27%) Solvency II
4 1 (0.32%) TickIT
4 1 (0.32%) ISO 9000
System Software
1 3 (0.96%) NFS
Systems Management
1 3 (0.96%) Puppet
1 3 (0.96%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 63 (20.06%) Microsoft
2 24 (7.64%) Oracle
3 6 (1.91%) Perforce
4 4 (1.27%) TOWER Software
5 2 (0.64%) SAP
5 2 (0.64%) Coverity
5 2 (0.64%) hybris
6 1 (0.32%) Wind River
6 1 (0.32%) Huawei
6 1 (0.32%) MKS
6 1 (0.32%) BT
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