The table below looks at the statistics for the Graduate Software Engineer 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 Engineer in their job title over the 3 months to 3 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
3 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Graduate Software Engineer
Rank 208 194 178
Rank change year-on-year
-14 -16
Permanent jobs requiring a Graduate Software Engineer 31 41 36
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 0.52% 0.67% 0.69%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.54% 0.70% 0.72%
Number of salaries quoted 31 41 35
Average salary £23,500 £22,500 £24,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+4.44% -6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £20,000 £18,500 £20,500
10% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £27,500 £27,500
UK excluding London average salary £25,000 £23,750 £24,000
% change year-on-year
+5.26% -1.04%
Graduate Software Engineer
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
5752 5848 4991
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 95.95% 95.92% 95.67%
Number of salaries quoted 4844 4808 4398
Average salary £37,500 £37,500 £35,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +5.63%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,750 £24,000 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £50,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%

Graduate Software Engineer
Jobs Demand Trend in the South West

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

Graduate Software Engineer Jobs Demand Trend in the South West

Graduate Software Engineer
Salary Trend in the South West

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

Graduate Software Engineer Salary Trend in the South West

Graduate Software Engineer
Salary Histogram in the South West

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

Graduate Software Engineer Salary Histogram in the South West

Graduate Software Engineer
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 Engineer within the South West region over the 3 months to 3 July 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 -25 11 £24,000 +29.72% 3
Dorset +3 10 £23,500 -14.54% 2
Devon - 6 £20,000 -
Wiltshire - 4 £30,000 -
Graduate Software Engineer
England

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

For the 6 months to 3 July 2015, IT jobs across the South West region that cited Graduate Software Engineer 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 Engineer in their job title.

1 59 (93.65%) Software Engineering
2 54 (85.71%) Degree
3 51 (80.95%) Java
4 48 (76.19%) C++
5 44 (69.84%) C#
6 38 (60.32%) Computer Science
7 32 (50.79%) .NET
8 29 (46.03%) C
9 26 (41.27%) Linux
10 21 (33.33%) HTML
11 19 (30.16%) SQL
11 19 (30.16%) Mathematics
12 17 (26.98%) OOD
12 17 (26.98%) Electronics
13 16 (25.40%) MySQL
13 16 (25.40%) CSS
14 14 (22.22%) Spring
14 14 (22.22%) Scrum
14 14 (22.22%) Agile Software Development
14 14 (22.22%) TDD
14 14 (22.22%) OO
14 14 (22.22%) JUnit
15 13 (20.63%) Web Services
15 13 (20.63%) OOP
15 13 (20.63%) Retail
15 13 (20.63%) Java EE
15 13 (20.63%) Selenium
15 13 (20.63%) FitNesse
15 13 (20.63%) Apache CXF
15 13 (20.63%) Product Management

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

For the 6 months to 3 July 2015, IT jobs across the South West region that cited Graduate Software Engineer 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 Engineer in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 4 (6.35%) WebLogic
1 4 (6.35%) JBoss
1 4 (6.35%) WebSphere
2 1 (1.59%) Apache
Applications
1 1 (1.59%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 1 (1.59%) LAN
1 1 (1.59%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 16 (25.40%) MySQL
2 1 (1.59%) SQL Server
2 1 (1.59%) RDBMS
2 1 (1.59%) Oracle Database
2 1 (1.59%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 14 (22.22%) JUnit
2 13 (20.63%) Selenium
2 13 (20.63%) FitNesse
3 5 (7.94%) Eclipse
4 4 (6.35%) Eclipse RCP
5 1 (1.59%) Trac
5 1 (1.59%) Visual Studio
5 1 (1.59%) Bugzilla
5 1 (1.59%) NetBeans
5 1 (1.59%) Subversion
5 1 (1.59%) Git (software)
5 1 (1.59%) PEAR
5 1 (1.59%) PHPUnit
General
1 17 (26.98%) Electronics
2 13 (20.63%) Retail
3 5 (7.94%) Games
4 1 (1.59%) Finance
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 32 (50.79%) .NET
2 21 (33.33%) HTML
3 16 (25.40%) CSS
4 14 (22.22%) Spring
5 13 (20.63%) Java EE
5 13 (20.63%) Web Services
5 13 (20.63%) Apache CXF
5 13 (20.63%) Apache Camel
6 4 (6.35%) Qt
6 4 (6.35%) DirectX
6 4 (6.35%) Struts
6 4 (6.35%) SWT
6 4 (6.35%) GWT
6 4 (6.35%) .NET Framework
7 1 (1.59%) JSF
7 1 (1.59%) Ajax
7 1 (1.59%) jQuery
7 1 (1.59%) J2EE
7 1 (1.59%) MFC
7 1 (1.59%) Hibernate
Miscellaneous
1 38 (60.32%) Computer Science
2 19 (30.16%) Mathematics
3 6 (9.52%) Physics
4 4 (6.35%) Data Structures
4 4 (6.35%) Algorithms
5 1 (1.59%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 26 (41.27%) Linux
2 10 (15.87%) Windows
3 1 (1.59%) UNIX
3 1 (1.59%) Windows XP
3 1 (1.59%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 59 (93.65%) Software Engineering
2 17 (26.98%) OOD
3 14 (22.22%) Scrum
3 14 (22.22%) Agile Software Development
3 14 (22.22%) TDD
3 14 (22.22%) OO
4 13 (20.63%) OOP
4 13 (20.63%) Product Management
4 13 (20.63%) Procedural Programming
5 8 (12.70%) Unit Testing
6 6 (9.52%) SDLC
7 4 (6.35%) Line Management
7 4 (6.35%) Game Development
7 4 (6.35%) OOA/OOD
7 4 (6.35%) Data Modelling
8 3 (4.76%) Multithreading
9 2 (3.17%) Signal Processing
10 1 (1.59%) Web Application Development
10 1 (1.59%) CRUD
10 1 (1.59%) Software Testing
Programming Languages
1 51 (80.95%) Java
2 48 (76.19%) C++
3 44 (69.84%) C#
4 29 (46.03%) C
5 19 (30.16%) SQL
6 6 (9.52%) JavaScript
7 3 (4.76%) Perl
8 2 (3.17%) PHP
9 1 (1.59%) Python
9 1 (1.59%) Ada
9 1 (1.59%) Objective-C
Qualifications
1 54 (85.71%) Degree
2 1 (1.59%) SC Cleared
2 1 (1.59%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (12.70%) QA
Vendors
1 2 (3.17%) Oracle
2 1 (1.59%) Microsoft
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