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

Location
3 months to
1 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Graduate Software Developer
Rank 364 351 376
Rank change year-on-year
-13 +25
Permanent jobs requiring a Graduate Software Developer 65 78 64
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 0.29% 0.36% 0.28%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.30% 0.38% 0.29%
Number of salaries quoted 65 78 64
Average salary £25,000 £23,500 £24,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.38% -4.08%
90% offered a salary of more than £21,000 £21,500 £21,500
10% offered a salary of more than £28,000 £30,000 £29,250
UK excluding London average salary £22,750 £22,500 £22,500
% change year-on-year
+1.11% -
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
21319 20397 21773
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 94.67% 95.06% 95.42%
Number of salaries quoted 16777 16814 18582
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 £61,500 £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 1 September 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 1 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
(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
Oxfordshire +15 19 £22,500 -15.09%
Berkshire -9 18 £26,000 +13.04% 2
Hampshire -4 17 £24,000 +6.66%
Surrey -4 11 £26,000 +13.04% 2
Buckinghamshire -10 2 £24,500 -3.92%
Kent -2 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 1 September 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 (71.90%) C#
2 83 (68.60%) Degree
3 77 (63.64%) .NET
4 75 (61.98%) Computer Science
5 60 (49.59%) SQL Server
6 59 (48.76%) JavaScript
7 49 (40.50%) HTML
8 47 (38.84%) C++
9 44 (36.36%) SQL
10 42 (34.71%) MS Excel
11 40 (33.06%) Software Engineering
12 39 (32.23%) ASP.NET
13 36 (29.75%) CSS
14 35 (28.93%) Microsoft
15 34 (28.10%) Java
16 31 (25.62%) OO
17 28 (23.14%) Agile Software Development
18 22 (18.18%) Linux
18 22 (18.18%) C
19 21 (17.36%) Windows
20 19 (15.70%) VB.NET
21 17 (14.05%) Mathematics
22 16 (13.22%) .NET Framework
23 14 (11.57%) Visual Studio
23 14 (11.57%) VB
24 13 (10.74%) Games
24 13 (10.74%) Game Development
25 12 (9.92%) Enterprise Software
25 12 (9.92%) OOP
25 12 (9.92%) Python

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

For the 6 months to 1 September 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 (7.44%) Node.js
2 1 (0.83%) SharePoint
2 1 (0.83%) CMS
2 1 (0.83%) Kentico
Applications
1 42 (34.71%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (0.83%) Google Analytics
Cloud Services
1 9 (7.44%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 5 (4.13%) TCP/IP
2 4 (3.31%) SNMP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 60 (49.59%) SQL Server
2 9 (7.44%) MySQL
3 4 (3.31%) Data Warehouse
3 4 (3.31%) SQL Server 2000
3 4 (3.31%) SQL Server 2005
3 4 (3.31%) Oracle Database 11g
3 4 (3.31%) SQL Server 2008
3 4 (3.31%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 14 (11.57%) Visual Studio
2 4 (3.31%) Team Foundation Server
2 4 (3.31%) GDB
3 1 (0.83%) MSBuild
3 1 (0.83%) Jenkins
3 1 (0.83%) Git (software)
General
1 13 (10.74%) Games
2 12 (9.92%) Finance
3 4 (3.31%) Telecoms
4 3 (2.48%) Aerospace
4 3 (2.48%) Manufacturing
4 3 (2.48%) Banking
4 3 (2.48%) Investment Banking
5 2 (1.65%) Multimedia
6 1 (0.83%) Marketing
6 1 (0.83%) Electronics
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 77 (63.64%) .NET
2 49 (40.50%) HTML
3 39 (32.23%) ASP.NET
4 36 (29.75%) CSS
5 16 (13.22%) .NET Framework
6 11 (9.09%) AngularJS
7 10 (8.26%) HTML5
7 10 (8.26%) XML
8 9 (7.44%) LAMP
8 9 (7.44%) CSS3
9 8 (6.61%) KnockoutJS
10 6 (4.96%) Ajax
10 6 (4.96%) WPF
11 5 (4.13%) WCF
11 5 (4.13%) Web Services
11 5 (4.13%) Silverlight
12 4 (3.31%) LINQ
12 4 (3.31%) PrimeFaces
12 4 (3.31%) J2EE
12 4 (3.31%) XSL
Miscellaneous
1 75 (61.98%) Computer Science
2 17 (14.05%) Mathematics
3 12 (9.92%) Enterprise Software
4 10 (8.26%) Physics
5 9 (7.44%) Open Source
6 4 (3.31%) Kindle
7 2 (1.65%) Embedded Systems
7 2 (1.65%) Mobile App
7 2 (1.65%) Hedge funds
7 2 (1.65%) Client/Server
7 2 (1.65%) Device Driver
8 1 (0.83%) MPEG
8 1 (0.83%) Firmware
Operating Systems
1 22 (18.18%) Linux
2 21 (17.36%) Windows
3 4 (3.31%) Oracle Linux
4 1 (0.83%) Embedded Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 40 (33.06%) Software Engineering
2 31 (25.62%) OO
3 28 (23.14%) Agile Software Development
4 13 (10.74%) Game Development
5 12 (9.92%) OOP
6 10 (8.26%) Web Development
7 9 (7.44%) Continuous Integration
7 9 (7.44%) BDD
7 9 (7.44%) TDD
8 7 (5.79%) UML
9 6 (4.96%) Risk Management
10 5 (4.13%) MVC
10 5 (4.13%) Continuous Improvement
10 5 (4.13%) Analytics
11 4 (3.31%) Parallel Processing
11 4 (3.31%) Refactoring
11 4 (3.31%) Financial Modelling
11 4 (3.31%) Product Management
11 4 (3.31%) Software Architecture
11 4 (3.31%) Requirements Analysis
Programming Languages
1 87 (71.90%) C#
2 59 (48.76%) JavaScript
3 47 (38.84%) C++
4 44 (36.36%) SQL
5 34 (28.10%) Java
6 22 (18.18%) C
7 19 (15.70%) VB.NET
8 14 (11.57%) VB
9 12 (9.92%) Python
10 11 (9.09%) Perl
11 9 (7.44%) PHP
12 8 (6.61%) Bash Shell
13 5 (4.13%) Shell Script
13 5 (4.13%) T-SQL
14 4 (3.31%) PL/SQL
15 2 (1.65%) Objective-C
16 1 (0.83%) XPath
16 1 (0.83%) Lua
Qualifications
1 83 (68.60%) Degree
2 3 (2.48%) Security Cleared
3 2 (1.65%) SC Cleared
4 1 (0.83%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (3.31%) ISO 9001
1 4 (3.31%) Sarbanes-Oxley
1 4 (3.31%) Solvency II
2 1 (0.83%) QA
Vendors
1 35 (28.93%) Microsoft
2 7 (5.79%) Oracle
3 4 (3.31%) TOWER Software
4 3 (2.48%) Coverity
4 3 (2.48%) Wind River
5 1 (0.83%) Google
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