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 31 October 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
31 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Graduate Software Engineer
Rank 732 758 714
Rank change year-on-year
+26 -44
Permanent jobs requiring a Graduate Software Engineer 144 100 146
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 0.14% 0.098% 0.14%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.14% 0.10% 0.14%
Number of salaries quoted 130 94 138
Average salary £25,000 £24,000 £25,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+4.16% -4.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £20,000 £21,000 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £30,000 £30,000
UK excluding London average salary £24,000 £23,000 £25,000
% change year-on-year
+4.34% -8.00%
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
100800 96348 100910
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 94.54% 94.58% 95.23%
Number of salaries quoted 83439 80857 86766
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 £26,500 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £67,500 £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 31 October 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 31 October 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
(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 +29 57 £24,750 -1.00% 4
East of England -29 34 £27,500 - 11
South West -13 23 £20,000 -4.76% 3
London +19 21 £26,000 -8.77% 1
East Midlands +4 5 £22,000 +10.00%
Yorkshire -35 2 £20,000 +11.11%
North West -22 1 £30,000 +1.69%
West Midlands -23 1 - -
Graduate Software Engineer
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Graduate Software Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 31 October 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.

1 301 (98.05%) Software Engineering
2 215 (70.03%) Degree
3 210 (68.40%) Computer Science
4 158 (51.47%) C++
5 137 (44.63%) C#
6 129 (42.02%) Java
7 91 (29.64%) Linux
8 87 (28.34%) HTML
9 82 (26.71%) JavaScript
9 82 (26.71%) .NET
10 80 (26.06%) C
11 75 (24.43%) OO
12 62 (20.20%) SQL Server
13 57 (18.57%) ASP.NET
14 53 (17.26%) Agile Software Development
15 51 (16.61%) Microsoft
16 48 (15.64%) UNIX
16 48 (15.64%) Mathematics
17 46 (14.98%) Physics
18 43 (14.01%) CSS
19 42 (13.68%) Finance
20 40 (13.03%) Windows
21 38 (12.38%) SQL
22 37 (12.05%) Unit Testing
23 34 (11.07%) PHP
24 31 (10.10%) QA
24 31 (10.10%) MVC
25 30 (9.77%) Ajax
26 29 (9.45%) Visual Studio
27 28 (9.12%) XML

Graduate Software Engineer
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 31 October 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 5 (1.63%) Apache
1 5 (1.63%) Tomcat
2 3 (0.98%) Oracle SOA Suite
2 3 (0.98%) WebLogic
3 2 (0.65%) SharePoint 2013
3 2 (0.65%) SharePoint 2010
3 2 (0.65%) SharePoint
4 1 (0.33%) Drupal
4 1 (0.33%) Node.js
Applications
1 19 (6.19%) MS Excel
2 2 (0.65%) Simulink
3 1 (0.33%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 8 (2.61%) Oracle BPM
2 2 (0.65%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 18 (5.86%) GitHub
2 9 (2.93%) Cloud Computing
3 1 (0.33%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 8 (2.61%) TCP/IP
2 7 (2.28%) Internet
3 4 (1.30%) Wireless
4 3 (0.98%) Gigabit Ethernet
4 3 (0.98%) SSL
4 3 (0.98%) LDAP
4 3 (0.98%) FTP
4 3 (0.98%) HTTP
4 3 (0.98%) Kerberos
5 2 (0.65%) DHCP
5 2 (0.65%) DNS
6 1 (0.33%) Intranet
6 1 (0.33%) LTE
6 1 (0.33%) 4G
6 1 (0.33%) TETRA
6 1 (0.33%) 3G
Database & Business Intelligence
1 62 (20.20%) SQL Server
2 18 (5.86%) MySQL
3 7 (2.28%) Relational Database
4 5 (1.63%) Oracle Database
4 5 (1.63%) RDBMS
5 2 (0.65%) UniData
5 2 (0.65%) SQL Server 2008
5 2 (0.65%) SQL Server 2012
6 1 (0.33%) SQLite
Development Applications
1 29 (9.45%) Visual Studio
2 15 (4.89%) Eclipse
3 13 (4.23%) Hudson
4 11 (3.58%) JDeveloper
4 11 (3.58%) Subversion
5 9 (2.93%) JUnit
5 9 (2.93%) Git (software)
6 8 (2.61%) Xcode
7 6 (1.95%) Selenium
7 6 (1.95%) VSS/SourceSafe
8 4 (1.30%) Ant
8 4 (1.30%) LabVIEW
8 4 (1.30%) FitNesse
8 4 (1.30%) jMock
8 4 (1.30%) JSUnit
8 4 (1.30%) Maven
8 4 (1.30%) JIRA
8 4 (1.30%) WebDriver
8 4 (1.30%) Jenkins
9 1 (0.33%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 42 (13.68%) Finance
2 25 (8.14%) Electronics
3 22 (7.17%) Games
4 18 (5.86%) Telecoms
5 12 (3.91%) Manufacturing
6 11 (3.58%) Military
7 8 (2.61%) Aerospace
8 7 (2.28%) Marketing
9 4 (1.30%) Financial Institution
10 3 (0.98%) Automotive
10 3 (0.98%) Banking
11 2 (0.65%) Legal
12 1 (0.33%) Pharmaceutical
12 1 (0.33%) Retail
12 1 (0.33%) Multimedia
12 1 (0.33%) Retail Banking
12 1 (0.33%) Avionics
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 87 (28.34%) HTML
2 82 (26.71%) .NET
3 57 (18.57%) ASP.NET
4 43 (14.01%) CSS
5 30 (9.77%) Ajax
6 28 (9.12%) XML
7 20 (6.51%) HTML5
8 16 (5.21%) Qt
8 16 (5.21%) J2EE
9 13 (4.23%) OpenGL
10 12 (3.91%) STL
11 11 (3.58%) DirectX
11 11 (3.58%) Middleware
11 11 (3.58%) LAMP
11 11 (3.58%) Oracle Fusion
12 10 (3.26%) WinForms
13 9 (2.93%) XSD
13 9 (2.93%) CSS3
14 8 (2.61%) WCF
15 6 (1.95%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 210 (68.40%) Computer Science
2 48 (15.64%) Mathematics
3 46 (14.98%) Physics
4 23 (7.49%) Algorithms
5 20 (6.51%) Analytical Skills
6 14 (4.56%) Open Source
7 10 (3.26%) Enterprise Software
8 7 (2.28%) Mobile App
8 7 (2.28%) Data Structures
9 6 (1.95%) User Experience
9 6 (1.95%) 3D Graphics
10 5 (1.63%) Smartphone
10 5 (1.63%) Embedded Systems
10 5 (1.63%) Internet of Things
11 4 (1.30%) Robotics
12 3 (0.98%) Client/Server
13 2 (0.65%) GIS
13 2 (0.65%) Digital Media
14 1 (0.33%) Social Media
14 1 (0.33%) Chemistry
Operating Systems
1 91 (29.64%) Linux
2 48 (15.64%) UNIX
3 40 (13.03%) Windows
4 4 (1.30%) Android
4 4 (1.30%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 301 (98.05%) Software Engineering
2 75 (24.43%) OO
3 53 (17.26%) Agile Software Development
4 37 (12.05%) Unit Testing
5 31 (10.10%) MVC
6 26 (8.47%) OOA/OOD
7 22 (7.17%) OOD
8 19 (6.19%) UML
9 18 (5.86%) OOP
10 13 (4.23%) Web Development
11 11 (3.58%) SOA
12 10 (3.26%) TDD
13 8 (2.61%) Continuous Integration
13 8 (2.61%) Computer Architecture
14 7 (2.28%) Web Application Development
14 7 (2.28%) Data Modelling
15 6 (1.95%) Migration
15 6 (1.95%) E-business
15 6 (1.95%) Game Development
15 6 (1.95%) Multithreading
Programming Languages
1 158 (51.47%) C++
2 137 (44.63%) C#
3 129 (42.02%) Java
4 82 (26.71%) JavaScript
5 80 (26.06%) C
6 38 (12.38%) SQL
7 34 (11.07%) PHP
8 24 (7.82%) VB.NET
9 19 (6.19%) Python
10 9 (2.93%) Objective-C
10 9 (2.93%) VC++
10 9 (2.93%) T-SQL
10 9 (2.93%) Perl
11 7 (2.28%) VB
12 6 (1.95%) Embedded C
12 6 (1.95%) Ada
12 6 (1.95%) Ruby
13 4 (1.30%) Lua
13 4 (1.30%) MATLAB
13 4 (1.30%) VBA
Qualifications
1 215 (70.03%) Degree
2 13 (4.23%) PhD
3 8 (2.61%) Security Cleared
4 1 (0.33%) HND
4 1 (0.33%) CCNA
4 1 (0.33%) Cisco Certification
4 1 (0.33%) SC Cleared
4 1 (0.33%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 31 (10.10%) QA
2 23 (7.49%) ISO 9001
3 4 (1.30%) Sarbanes-Oxley
3 4 (1.30%) Solvency II
4 1 (0.33%) ISO 9000
4 1 (0.33%) TickIT
4 1 (0.33%) JTAG
4 1 (0.33%) IEC 61508
System Software
1 7 (2.28%) Firmware
2 3 (0.98%) NFS
Systems Management
1 3 (0.98%) Puppet
1 3 (0.98%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 51 (16.61%) Microsoft
2 22 (7.17%) Oracle
3 6 (1.95%) Perforce
4 4 (1.30%) TOWER Software
5 3 (0.98%) HP
6 2 (0.65%) Apple
6 2 (0.65%) Google
6 2 (0.65%) Coverity
7 1 (0.33%) Wind River
7 1 (0.33%) Huawei
7 1 (0.33%) MKS
7 1 (0.33%) CA
7 1 (0.33%) VMware
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