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 31 March 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
31 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Graduate Software Developer
Rank 227 225 211
Rank change year-on-year
-2 -14
Permanent jobs requiring a Graduate Software Developer 10 4 14
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 0.16% 0.074% 0.26%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.17% 0.077% 0.27%
Number of salaries quoted 10 4 14
Average salary £24,875 £20,000 £21,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+24.37% -6.97%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,400 £19,650 £19,500
10% offered a salary of more than £28,000 £20,700 £24,350
UK excluding London average salary £23,750 £22,500 £23,000
% change year-on-year
+5.55% -2.17%
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
5852 5187 5254
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 96.16% 95.38% 96.67%
Number of salaries quoted 4895 4439 4638
Average salary £37,500 £36,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+4.16% +2.85%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £23,000 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £50,000 £52,500
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 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
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 31 March 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
Bristol +5 7 £24,750 +23.75%
Somerset - 3 £26,000 -
Graduate Software Developer
England

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

For the 6 months to 31 March 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 18 (85.71%) Degree
2 12 (57.14%) C#
2 12 (57.14%) HTML
3 11 (52.38%) .NET
4 10 (47.62%) CSS
4 10 (47.62%) JavaScript
4 10 (47.62%) Software Engineering
5 9 (42.86%) Java
5 9 (42.86%) SQL Server
6 8 (38.10%) Computer Science
7 7 (33.33%) ASP.NET
7 7 (33.33%) C++
7 7 (33.33%) OO
8 6 (28.57%) MVC
8 6 (28.57%) ASP.NET MVC
9 5 (23.81%) Agile Software Development
9 5 (23.81%) OOP
9 5 (23.81%) Python
9 5 (23.81%) SQL
10 4 (19.05%) MS Excel
10 4 (19.05%) Microsoft
10 4 (19.05%) Microsoft Certification
10 4 (19.05%) Migration
10 4 (19.05%) Data Analysis
10 4 (19.05%) HTML5
10 4 (19.05%) ASP.NET MVC 4
11 3 (14.29%) Git (software)
11 3 (14.29%) Subversion
11 3 (14.29%) jQuery
12 2 (9.52%) Photography

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

For the 6 months to 31 March 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 2 (9.52%) CMS
1 2 (9.52%) Kentico
2 1 (4.76%) Apache
Applications
1 4 (19.05%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 2 (9.52%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (4.76%) SaaS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (42.86%) SQL Server
2 1 (4.76%) Relational Database
2 1 (4.76%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 3 (14.29%) Subversion
1 3 (14.29%) Git (software)
2 2 (9.52%) Mercurial
3 1 (4.76%) PEAR
3 1 (4.76%) PHPUnit
3 1 (4.76%) Trac
3 1 (4.76%) Bugzilla
General
1 2 (9.52%) Finance
2 1 (4.76%) Games
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (57.14%) HTML
2 11 (52.38%) .NET
3 10 (47.62%) CSS
4 7 (33.33%) ASP.NET
5 6 (28.57%) ASP.NET MVC
6 4 (19.05%) HTML5
6 4 (19.05%) ASP.NET MVC 4
7 3 (14.29%) jQuery
8 2 (9.52%) Flask
8 2 (9.52%) CSS3
8 2 (9.52%) AngularJS
8 2 (9.52%) .NET Framework
8 2 (9.52%) Web Services
8 2 (9.52%) XML
9 1 (4.76%) XHTML
9 1 (4.76%) Ajax
9 1 (4.76%) WCF
9 1 (4.76%) Entity Framework
Miscellaneous
1 8 (38.10%) Computer Science
2 2 (9.52%) Open Source
2 2 (9.52%) User Experience
2 2 (9.52%) Photography
2 2 (9.52%) Mathematics
3 1 (4.76%) Client/Server
3 1 (4.76%) Economics
3 1 (4.76%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 2 (9.52%) Linux
2 1 (4.76%) Android
2 1 (4.76%) Apple iOS
2 1 (4.76%) UNIX
2 1 (4.76%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (47.62%) Software Engineering
2 7 (33.33%) OO
3 6 (28.57%) MVC
4 5 (23.81%) OOP
4 5 (23.81%) Agile Software Development
5 4 (19.05%) Migration
5 4 (19.05%) Data Analysis
6 2 (9.52%) User Stories
6 2 (9.52%) Mentoring
6 2 (9.52%) Mobile Development
6 2 (9.52%) Continuous Improvement
6 2 (9.52%) Scrum
6 2 (9.52%) TDD
6 2 (9.52%) Pair Programming
7 1 (4.76%) OOA/OOD
7 1 (4.76%) Web Application Development
7 1 (4.76%) Software Testing
7 1 (4.76%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 12 (57.14%) C#
2 10 (47.62%) JavaScript
3 9 (42.86%) Java
4 7 (33.33%) C++
5 5 (23.81%) SQL
5 5 (23.81%) Python
6 2 (9.52%) Ruby
6 2 (9.52%) Scala
7 1 (4.76%) C
7 1 (4.76%) PHP
Qualifications
1 18 (85.71%) Degree
2 4 (19.05%) Microsoft Certification
Vendors
1 4 (19.05%) Microsoft