The table below looks at the statistics for the Graduate Software Developer role in IT jobs advertised for the South West 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 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
22 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Graduate Software Developer
Rank 224 219 195
Rank change year-on-year
-5 -24
Permanent jobs requiring a Graduate Software Developer 12 7 18
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 0.21% 0.12% 0.34%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.22% 0.13% 0.35%
Number of salaries quoted 12 7 18
Average salary £25,500 £26,500 £20,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-3.77% +32.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,575 £20,000 £19,200
10% offered a salary of more than £31,150 £30,000 £27,500
UK excluding London average salary £25,000 £22,500 £23,500
% change year-on-year
+11.11% -4.25%
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 West 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 West
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
5557 5598 5102
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 95.81% 95.43% 96.56%
Number of salaries quoted 4651 4691 4493
Average salary £37,500 £37,500 £35,579
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +5.40%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,500 £23,500 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £50,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year
- +5.26%

Graduate Software Developer
Jobs Demand Trend in the South West

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

Graduate Software Developer Jobs Demand Trend in the South West

Graduate Software Developer
Salary Trend in the South West

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

Graduate Software Developer Salary Trend in the South West

Graduate Software Developer
Salary Histogram in the South West

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Graduate Software Developer across the South West region over the 3 months to 22 May 2015.

Graduate Software Developer Salary Histogram in the South West

Graduate Software Developer
Job Locations in the South West

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 West region over the 3 months to 22 May 2015. 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
Gloucestershire -5 6 £25,750 +22.61%
Bristol -3 4 £26,125 +30.62%
Dorset +4 1 £23,500 -21.66% 1
Somerset - 1 £26,000 -
Graduate Software Developer
England

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

For the 6 months to 22 May 2015, IT jobs across the South West 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 16 (69.57%) C#
2 15 (65.22%) HTML
3 13 (56.52%) .NET
3 13 (56.52%) Degree
4 11 (47.83%) C++
4 11 (47.83%) SQL
5 10 (43.48%) SQL Server
6 9 (39.13%) ASP.NET
6 9 (39.13%) JavaScript
7 8 (34.78%) XML
7 8 (34.78%) MVC
8 7 (30.43%) Finance
8 7 (30.43%) Agile Software Development
8 7 (30.43%) Java
8 7 (30.43%) CSS
8 7 (30.43%) Web Services
8 7 (30.43%) Computer Science
9 6 (26.09%) Mentoring
9 6 (26.09%) PHP
10 5 (21.74%) SQL Server Reporting Services
10 5 (21.74%) VB6
10 5 (21.74%) SQL Server 2005
10 5 (21.74%) Changepoint
10 5 (21.74%) .NET Framework
10 5 (21.74%) Software Engineering
10 5 (21.74%) SQL Server 2000
10 5 (21.74%) T-SQL
10 5 (21.74%) VB
10 5 (21.74%) COM+
10 5 (21.74%) IIS

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

For the 6 months to 22 May 2015, IT jobs across the South West 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 5 (21.74%) IIS
2 1 (4.35%) Apache
Applications
1 4 (17.39%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 5 (21.74%) Changepoint
Cloud Services
1 2 (8.70%) Amazon AWS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (43.48%) SQL Server
2 5 (21.74%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 5 (21.74%) SQL Server 2005
2 5 (21.74%) SQL Server 2000
2 5 (21.74%) SQL Server 2012
2 5 (21.74%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (4.35%) MySQL
3 1 (4.35%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 5 (21.74%) Team Foundation Server
2 3 (13.04%) Subversion
2 3 (13.04%) Git (software)
3 2 (8.70%) Mercurial
4 1 (4.35%) Bugzilla
4 1 (4.35%) PHPUnit
4 1 (4.35%) Trac
4 1 (4.35%) PEAR
General
1 7 (30.43%) Finance
2 1 (4.35%) Games
2 1 (4.35%) Manufacturing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (65.22%) HTML
2 13 (56.52%) .NET
3 9 (39.13%) ASP.NET
4 8 (34.78%) XML
5 7 (30.43%) CSS
5 7 (30.43%) Web Services
6 5 (21.74%) .NET Framework
6 5 (21.74%) COM+
6 5 (21.74%) XSL
6 5 (21.74%) XSLT
6 5 (21.74%) XHTML
6 5 (21.74%) WSDL
6 5 (21.74%) XML Schema
6 5 (21.74%) LINQ
7 4 (17.39%) HTML5
8 3 (13.04%) ASP.NET MVC
8 3 (13.04%) ASP.NET MVC 4
9 2 (8.70%) CSS3
9 2 (8.70%) Flask
10 1 (4.35%) Ajax
Miscellaneous
1 7 (30.43%) Computer Science
2 3 (13.04%) Mathematics
3 2 (8.70%) User Experience
3 2 (8.70%) Open Source
3 2 (8.70%) Photography
4 1 (4.35%) Client/Server
4 1 (4.35%) Economics
4 1 (4.35%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (4.35%) Physics
Operating Systems
1 2 (8.70%) Linux
2 1 (4.35%) UNIX
2 1 (4.35%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (34.78%) MVC
2 7 (30.43%) Agile Software Development
3 6 (26.09%) Mentoring
4 5 (21.74%) Software Engineering
4 5 (21.74%) Coaching
4 5 (21.74%) Performance Testing
4 5 (21.74%) Load Testing
5 4 (17.39%) OO
6 3 (13.04%) TDD
6 3 (13.04%) Migration
6 3 (13.04%) Data Analysis
7 2 (8.70%) User Stories
7 2 (8.70%) Continuous Improvement
7 2 (8.70%) Mobile Development
7 2 (8.70%) Scrum
7 2 (8.70%) Pair Programming
7 2 (8.70%) OOP
8 1 (4.35%) OOA/OOD
8 1 (4.35%) OOD
8 1 (4.35%) Software Testing
Programming Languages
1 16 (69.57%) C#
2 11 (47.83%) C++
2 11 (47.83%) SQL
3 9 (39.13%) JavaScript
4 7 (30.43%) Java
5 6 (26.09%) PHP
6 5 (21.74%) VB6
6 5 (21.74%) T-SQL
6 5 (21.74%) VB
6 5 (21.74%) Python
7 2 (8.70%) Scala
7 2 (8.70%) Ruby
8 1 (4.35%) PL/SQL
8 1 (4.35%) C
Qualifications
1 13 (56.52%) Degree
2 3 (13.04%) Microsoft Certification
Vendors
1 4 (17.39%) Microsoft
2 1 (4.35%) Oracle
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