The table below looks at the statistics for the Graduate Software Developer role in IT jobs advertised for the South East 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 18 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
18 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Graduate Software Developer
Rank 386 371 416
Rank change year-on-year
-15 +45
Permanent jobs requiring a Graduate Software Developer 47 67 52
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 0.21% 0.31% 0.22%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.23% 0.32% 0.23%
Number of salaries quoted 43 59 47
Average salary £24,000 £22,750 £25,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.49% -8.99%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,000 £20,000 £21,500
10% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,000 £29,000
UK excluding London average salary £22,500 £22,500 £22,500
Graduate Software Developer
England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in permanent jobs advertised in the South East 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
South East
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
20864 20617 22302
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 95.41% 94.86% 95.56%
Number of salaries quoted 16795 16577 19450
Average salary £41,000 £42,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-3.52% +6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £60,000 £62,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%

Graduate Software Developer
Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

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

Graduate Software Developer Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

Graduate Software Developer
Salary Trend in the South East

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

Graduate Software Developer Salary Trend in the South East

Graduate Software Developer
Salary Histogram in the South East

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Graduate Software Developer across the South East region over the 3 months to 18 December 2014.

Graduate Software Developer Salary Histogram in the South East

Graduate Software Developer
Job Locations in the South East

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 South East region over the 3 months to 18 December 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
Oxfordshire +14 16 £22,500 +9.75% 1
Hampshire -21 11 £24,000 +6.66%
Berkshire -2 9 £24,500 +6.52% 1
Buckinghamshire - 6 £26,250 -
Surrey -9 5 £25,000 +16.27%
Graduate Software Developer
England

Graduate Software Developer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 18 December 2014, IT jobs across the South East 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 94 (83.19%) Degree
2 90 (79.65%) C#
3 89 (78.76%) .NET
4 69 (61.06%) SQL Server
5 65 (57.52%) Computer Science
6 61 (53.98%) SQL
7 60 (53.10%) HTML
8 58 (51.33%) JavaScript
9 47 (41.59%) Software Engineering
10 41 (36.28%) CSS
11 38 (33.63%) ASP.NET
12 37 (32.74%) MS Excel
13 32 (28.32%) Microsoft
14 29 (25.66%) .NET Framework
15 28 (24.78%) C++
16 26 (23.01%) Java
17 25 (22.12%) Agile Software Development
18 24 (21.24%) Visual Studio
19 21 (18.58%) Windows
19 21 (18.58%) Linux
19 21 (18.58%) VB.NET
19 21 (18.58%) OO
20 19 (16.81%) jQuery
20 19 (16.81%) MVC
21 18 (15.93%) Ajax
21 18 (15.93%) Analytical Skills
22 17 (15.04%) PHP
23 15 (13.27%) VB
24 14 (12.39%) Finance
25 13 (11.50%) Enterprise Software

Graduate Software Developer
Top Related IT Skills in the South East by Category

For the 6 months to 18 December 2014, IT jobs across the South East 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 4 (3.54%) SharePoint
2 1 (0.88%) CMS
2 1 (0.88%) Kentico
Applications
1 37 (32.74%) MS Excel
2 7 (6.19%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 1 (0.88%) Google Analytics
Cloud Services
1 10 (8.85%) GitHub
2 8 (7.08%) SaaS
3 2 (1.77%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (1.77%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 69 (61.06%) SQL Server
2 12 (10.62%) MySQL
3 1 (0.88%) RDBMS
3 1 (0.88%) Oracle Database
3 1 (0.88%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 24 (21.24%) Visual Studio
2 5 (4.42%) Git (software)
3 2 (1.77%) GDB
3 2 (1.77%) Eclipse
4 1 (0.88%) JUnit
4 1 (0.88%) MSBuild
4 1 (0.88%) Jenkins
General
1 14 (12.39%) Finance
2 6 (5.31%) Retail
3 3 (2.65%) Banking
3 3 (2.65%) Aerospace
3 3 (2.65%) Manufacturing
3 3 (2.65%) Investment Banking
4 2 (1.77%) Games
5 1 (0.88%) Military
5 1 (0.88%) Law
5 1 (0.88%) Telecoms
5 1 (0.88%) Multimedia
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 89 (78.76%) .NET
2 60 (53.10%) HTML
3 41 (36.28%) CSS
4 38 (33.63%) ASP.NET
5 29 (25.66%) .NET Framework
6 19 (16.81%) jQuery
7 18 (15.93%) Ajax
8 11 (9.73%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
8 11 (9.73%) XML
9 10 (8.85%) LAMP
10 8 (7.08%) WinForms
11 7 (6.19%) ASP.NET MVC
12 6 (5.31%) Razor View Engine
13 5 (4.42%) LINQ
14 4 (3.54%) ASP.NET Web Forms
14 4 (3.54%) STL
15 3 (2.65%) J2EE
15 3 (2.65%) ASP.NET Web API
16 2 (1.77%) AngularJS
16 2 (1.77%) WCF
Miscellaneous
1 65 (57.52%) Computer Science
2 18 (15.93%) Analytical Skills
3 13 (11.50%) Enterprise Software
4 11 (9.73%) Mathematics
5 10 (8.85%) Open Source
6 5 (4.42%) Physics
7 4 (3.54%) Algorithms
8 2 (1.77%) Kindle
9 1 (0.88%) Embedded Systems
9 1 (0.88%) Mobile App
9 1 (0.88%) Client/Server
9 1 (0.88%) MPEG
9 1 (0.88%) Device Driver
Operating Systems
1 21 (18.58%) Windows
1 21 (18.58%) Linux
2 5 (4.42%) UNIX
3 2 (1.77%) Android
4 1 (0.88%) Embedded Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 47 (41.59%) Software Engineering
2 25 (22.12%) Agile Software Development
3 21 (18.58%) OO
4 19 (16.81%) MVC
5 8 (7.08%) OOA/OOD
6 7 (6.19%) UML
7 6 (5.31%) Scrum
7 6 (5.31%) Identity Management
8 5 (4.42%) OOP
8 5 (4.42%) Web Development
9 4 (3.54%) Mentoring
10 3 (2.65%) Analytics
10 3 (2.65%) CAD
10 3 (2.65%) Migration
10 3 (2.65%) E-business
11 2 (1.77%) Risk Management
11 2 (1.77%) Configuration Management
11 2 (1.77%) SOA
11 2 (1.77%) Android Development
11 2 (1.77%) Refactoring
Programming Languages
1 90 (79.65%) C#
2 61 (53.98%) SQL
3 58 (51.33%) JavaScript
4 28 (24.78%) C++
5 26 (23.01%) Java
6 21 (18.58%) VB.NET
7 17 (15.04%) PHP
8 15 (13.27%) VB
9 13 (11.50%) C
10 9 (7.96%) T-SQL
11 5 (4.42%) Python
12 4 (3.54%) Objective-C
12 4 (3.54%) Perl
13 3 (2.65%) Shell Script
13 3 (2.65%) VC++
14 2 (1.77%) Bash Shell
15 1 (0.88%) XPath
Qualifications
1 94 (83.19%) Degree
2 2 (1.77%) SC Cleared
2 2 (1.77%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (4.42%) QA
2 2 (1.77%) Solvency II
2 2 (1.77%) ISO 9001
2 2 (1.77%) Sarbanes-Oxley
Vendors
1 32 (28.32%) Microsoft
2 6 (5.31%) Salesforce.com
3 2 (1.77%) TOWER Software
3 2 (1.77%) Oracle
4 1 (0.88%) Google
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