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 22 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
22 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Graduate Software Developer
Rank 383 348 380
Rank change year-on-year
-35 +32
Permanent jobs requiring a Graduate Software Developer 67 81 67
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 0.30% 0.37% 0.29%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.31% 0.39% 0.31%
Number of salaries quoted 67 81 67
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 £21,000 £21,500 £21,500
10% offered a salary of more than £28,000 £30,000 £27,500
UK excluding London average salary £23,000 £22,750 £23,000
% change year-on-year
+1.09% -1.08%
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
21430 20664 21850
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 94.70% 95.08% 95.45%
Number of salaries quoted 16859 17053 18653
Average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.25% -
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,000 £25,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £60,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £39,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+2.56% +1.29%

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 22 August 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 22 August 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
Hampshire -4 19 £24,500 +8.88% 1
Oxfordshire +16 18 £22,500 -13.46% 1
Berkshire -13 17 £26,000 +13.04% 3
Surrey -2 13 £26,000 +14.28% 2
Buckinghamshire -2 2 £24,500 -3.92%
Kent -5 1 £24,000 +6.66%
East Sussex -31 1 £22,500 -6.25%
Graduate Software Developer
England

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

For the 6 months to 22 August 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 87 (73.11%) C#
2 80 (67.23%) Degree
3 75 (63.03%) .NET
4 73 (61.34%) Computer Science
5 57 (47.90%) SQL Server
6 55 (46.22%) JavaScript
7 49 (41.18%) C++
8 46 (38.66%) HTML
9 42 (35.29%) SQL
10 39 (32.77%) MS Excel
11 37 (31.09%) CSS
11 37 (31.09%) Software Engineering
12 36 (30.25%) ASP.NET
12 36 (30.25%) Java
13 32 (26.89%) Microsoft
13 32 (26.89%) OO
14 28 (23.53%) Agile Software Development
15 23 (19.33%) C
16 22 (18.49%) Windows
17 20 (16.81%) Linux
18 18 (15.13%) Mathematics
18 18 (15.13%) VB.NET
19 16 (13.45%) .NET Framework
20 14 (11.76%) VB
21 13 (10.92%) Python
21 13 (10.92%) Games
21 13 (10.92%) Game Development
22 12 (10.08%) Perl
22 12 (10.08%) Finance
23 11 (9.24%) OOP

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

For the 6 months to 22 August 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 9 (7.56%) Node.js
2 1 (0.84%) Kentico
2 1 (0.84%) CMS
2 1 (0.84%) SharePoint
Applications
1 39 (32.77%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (0.84%) Google Analytics
Cloud Services
1 6 (5.04%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 5 (4.20%) TCP/IP
2 4 (3.36%) SNMP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 57 (47.90%) SQL Server
2 6 (5.04%) MySQL
3 4 (3.36%) SQL Server 2000
3 4 (3.36%) Data Warehouse
3 4 (3.36%) SQL Server 2005
3 4 (3.36%) SQL Server 2008
3 4 (3.36%) Oracle Database 11g
3 4 (3.36%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 11 (9.24%) Visual Studio
2 4 (3.36%) Team Foundation Server
2 4 (3.36%) GDB
3 1 (0.84%) MSBuild
3 1 (0.84%) Jenkins
3 1 (0.84%) Git (software)
General
1 13 (10.92%) Games
2 12 (10.08%) Finance
3 5 (4.20%) Telecoms
4 3 (2.52%) Investment Banking
4 3 (2.52%) Banking
4 3 (2.52%) Aerospace
4 3 (2.52%) Manufacturing
5 2 (1.68%) Multimedia
6 1 (0.84%) Marketing
6 1 (0.84%) Electronics
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 75 (63.03%) .NET
2 46 (38.66%) HTML
3 37 (31.09%) CSS
4 36 (30.25%) ASP.NET
5 16 (13.45%) .NET Framework
6 11 (9.24%) AngularJS
7 10 (8.40%) HTML5
7 10 (8.40%) XML
8 9 (7.56%) CSS3
9 8 (6.72%) KnockoutJS
10 6 (5.04%) LAMP
10 6 (5.04%) Ajax
10 6 (5.04%) WPF
11 5 (4.20%) Silverlight
11 5 (4.20%) WCF
11 5 (4.20%) Web Services
12 4 (3.36%) XSL
12 4 (3.36%) J2EE
12 4 (3.36%) LINQ
12 4 (3.36%) PrimeFaces
Miscellaneous
1 73 (61.34%) Computer Science
2 18 (15.13%) Mathematics
3 10 (8.40%) Physics
4 9 (7.56%) Enterprise Software
5 6 (5.04%) Open Source
6 4 (3.36%) Kindle
7 2 (1.68%) Client/Server
7 2 (1.68%) Device Driver
7 2 (1.68%) Hedge funds
7 2 (1.68%) Mobile App
7 2 (1.68%) Embedded Systems
8 1 (0.84%) MPEG
8 1 (0.84%) Firmware
Operating Systems
1 22 (18.49%) Windows
2 20 (16.81%) Linux
3 4 (3.36%) Oracle Linux
4 1 (0.84%) Embedded Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 37 (31.09%) Software Engineering
2 32 (26.89%) OO
3 28 (23.53%) Agile Software Development
4 13 (10.92%) Game Development
5 11 (9.24%) OOP
6 10 (8.40%) Web Development
7 9 (7.56%) TDD
7 9 (7.56%) Continuous Integration
7 9 (7.56%) BDD
8 7 (5.88%) UML
9 6 (5.04%) Risk Management
10 5 (4.20%) Analytics
10 5 (4.20%) Continuous Improvement
10 5 (4.20%) MVC
11 4 (3.36%) SOA
11 4 (3.36%) Requirements Analysis
11 4 (3.36%) Reverse Engineering
11 4 (3.36%) Financial Modelling
11 4 (3.36%) Refactoring
11 4 (3.36%) Static Code Analysis
Programming Languages
1 87 (73.11%) C#
2 55 (46.22%) JavaScript
3 49 (41.18%) C++
4 42 (35.29%) SQL
5 36 (30.25%) Java
6 23 (19.33%) C
7 18 (15.13%) VB.NET
8 14 (11.76%) VB
9 13 (10.92%) Python
10 12 (10.08%) Perl
11 8 (6.72%) Bash Shell
12 6 (5.04%) PHP
13 5 (4.20%) Shell Script
13 5 (4.20%) T-SQL
14 4 (3.36%) PL/SQL
15 2 (1.68%) Objective-C
16 1 (0.84%) Lua
16 1 (0.84%) XPath
Qualifications
1 80 (67.23%) Degree
2 3 (2.52%) Security Cleared
3 2 (1.68%) SC Cleared
4 1 (0.84%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (3.36%) ISO 9001
1 4 (3.36%) Sarbanes-Oxley
1 4 (3.36%) Solvency II
2 1 (0.84%) QA
Vendors
1 32 (26.89%) Microsoft
2 7 (5.88%) Oracle
3 4 (3.36%) TOWER Software
3 4 (3.36%) Coverity
3 4 (3.36%) Wind River
4 1 (0.84%) Google
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