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 3 September 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
3 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Graduate Software Developer
Rank 211 219 206
Rank change year-on-year
+8 -13
Permanent jobs requiring a Graduate Software Developer 27 10 13
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 0.45% 0.16% 0.26%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.47% 0.17% 0.27%
Number of salaries quoted 27 9 13
Average salary £24,000 £21,500 £21,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+11.62% -
90% offered a salary of more than £22,000 £20,600 £20,600
10% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £26,400 £23,700
UK excluding London average salary £24,000 £22,500 £22,500
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -
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
5715 5829 4833
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 96.20% 95.26% 95.04%
Number of salaries quoted 4849 4820 4167
Average salary £38,000 £37,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.70% +5.71%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £23,500 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,648 £50,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £39,500
% change year-on-year
- +1.26%

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
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 3 September 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 -6 8 £23,500 -9.61%
Wiltshire - 7 £25,000 -
Dorset +3 4 £23,000 -8.00%
Devon - 4 £25,000 -
Gloucestershire -19 3 £22,000 +2.32%
Graduate Software Developer
England

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

For the 6 months to 3 September 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 26 (65.00%) C#
2 25 (62.50%) .NET
3 22 (55.00%) Java
4 21 (52.50%) C++
5 20 (50.00%) HTML
6 19 (47.50%) Degree
7 18 (45.00%) SQL
8 16 (40.00%) JavaScript
8 16 (40.00%) Agile Software Development
8 16 (40.00%) Computer Science
9 15 (37.50%) SQL Server
10 10 (25.00%) ASP.NET
10 10 (25.00%) XML
10 10 (25.00%) .NET Framework
11 9 (22.50%) CSS
12 8 (20.00%) SDLC
13 7 (17.50%) SQL Server 2008
13 7 (17.50%) Web Services
13 7 (17.50%) OO
13 7 (17.50%) Mathematics
14 5 (12.50%) SQL Server 2005
14 5 (12.50%) Changepoint
14 5 (12.50%) VB6
14 5 (12.50%) SQL Server Reporting Services
14 5 (12.50%) WSDL
14 5 (12.50%) XML Schema
14 5 (12.50%) SQL Server 2000
14 5 (12.50%) MVC
14 5 (12.50%) Finance
14 5 (12.50%) XHTML

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

For the 6 months to 3 September 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 (12.50%) IIS
2 1 (2.50%) Node.js
Applications
1 1 (2.50%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 5 (12.50%) Changepoint
2 1 (2.50%) Summit
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (37.50%) SQL Server
2 7 (17.50%) SQL Server 2008
3 5 (12.50%) SQL Server 2012
3 5 (12.50%) SQL Server 2000
3 5 (12.50%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 5 (12.50%) SQL Server 2005
4 2 (5.00%) MySQL
5 1 (2.50%) Data Mining
5 1 (2.50%) Relational Database
5 1 (2.50%) MongoDB
Development Applications
1 5 (12.50%) Team Foundation Server
2 3 (7.50%) Visual Studio
3 1 (2.50%) Eclipse
3 1 (2.50%) NetBeans
General
1 5 (12.50%) Finance
2 2 (5.00%) Advertising
2 2 (5.00%) Retail
3 1 (2.50%) Retail Banking
3 1 (2.50%) Banking
3 1 (2.50%) Aerospace
3 1 (2.50%) Manufacturing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 25 (62.50%) .NET
2 20 (50.00%) HTML
3 10 (25.00%) .NET Framework
3 10 (25.00%) ASP.NET
3 10 (25.00%) XML
4 9 (22.50%) CSS
5 7 (17.50%) Web Services
6 5 (12.50%) COM+
6 5 (12.50%) XSL
6 5 (12.50%) XSLT
6 5 (12.50%) XHTML
6 5 (12.50%) WSDL
6 5 (12.50%) XML Schema
6 5 (12.50%) LINQ
7 4 (10.00%) HTML5
8 3 (7.50%) CSS3
8 3 (7.50%) jQuery
9 2 (5.00%) WCF
9 2 (5.00%) Entity Framework
9 2 (5.00%) WinForms
Miscellaneous
1 16 (40.00%) Computer Science
2 7 (17.50%) Mathematics
3 2 (5.00%) Client/Server
4 1 (2.50%) Artificial Intelligence
4 1 (2.50%) Informatics
4 1 (2.50%) Physics
Operating Systems
1 3 (7.50%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (40.00%) Agile Software Development
2 8 (20.00%) SDLC
3 7 (17.50%) OO
4 5 (12.50%) MVC
4 5 (12.50%) Performance Testing
4 5 (12.50%) Load Testing
4 5 (12.50%) Mentoring
4 5 (12.50%) Coaching
5 3 (7.50%) Cyber Security
5 3 (7.50%) Scrum
5 3 (7.50%) Software Engineering
6 2 (5.00%) TDD
6 2 (5.00%) OOP
7 1 (2.50%) Product Management
7 1 (2.50%) Machine Learning
7 1 (2.50%) Computer Forensics
7 1 (2.50%) Software Testing
7 1 (2.50%) Web Development
7 1 (2.50%) OOD
Programming Languages
1 26 (65.00%) C#
2 22 (55.00%) Java
3 21 (52.50%) C++
4 18 (45.00%) SQL
5 16 (40.00%) JavaScript
6 5 (12.50%) PHP
6 5 (12.50%) T-SQL
6 5 (12.50%) VB
6 5 (12.50%) VB6
7 4 (10.00%) Python
8 2 (5.00%) Ruby
8 2 (5.00%) Scala
8 2 (5.00%) VB.NET
9 1 (2.50%) PL/SQL
9 1 (2.50%) C
Qualifications
1 19 (47.50%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.50%) ISO 9001
1 1 (2.50%) ISO 14001
1 1 (2.50%) QA
Vendors
1 4 (10.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (2.50%) Oracle