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

Location
3 months to
27 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Graduate Software Engineer
Rank 207 201 194
Rank change year-on-year
-6 -7
Permanent jobs requiring a Graduate Software Engineer 33 17 30
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 0.55% 0.32% 0.55%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.57% 0.34% 0.57%
Number of salaries quoted 33 17 30
Average salary £22,500 £22,000 £25,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.27% -12.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £20,000 £20,700 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £24,750 £26,450 £26,700
UK excluding London average salary £26,500 £25,000 £25,000
% change year-on-year
+6.00% -
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
5762 5035 5224
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 96.16% 95.34% 96.58%
Number of salaries quoted 4817 4303 4604
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 £57,100 £50,000 £52,500
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
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 27 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
Dorset -15 17 £22,500 -10.00%
Devon -1 7 £20,000 -4.76%
Bristol +1 6 £22,500 +12.50%
Somerset - 2 £25,250 -
Gloucestershire -3 1 £25,500 +4.07%
Graduate Software Engineer
England

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

For the 6 months to 27 March 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 58 (90.63%) Software Engineering
2 55 (85.94%) Degree
3 42 (65.63%) Computer Science
4 39 (60.94%) C#
5 38 (59.38%) Java
6 37 (57.81%) C++
7 29 (45.31%) .NET
8 27 (42.19%) Mathematics
9 19 (29.69%) Unit Testing
10 18 (28.13%) Linux
11 17 (26.56%) OO
12 15 (23.44%) C
12 15 (23.44%) SQL
13 14 (21.88%) JUnit
13 14 (21.88%) Spring
13 14 (21.88%) QA
14 13 (20.31%) OOD
15 12 (18.75%) Windows
15 12 (18.75%) CSS
15 12 (18.75%) HTML
15 12 (18.75%) Agile Software Development
16 11 (17.19%) MySQL
17 10 (15.63%) OOP
17 10 (15.63%) Scrum
17 10 (15.63%) Electronics
17 10 (15.63%) Retail
18 9 (14.06%) TDD
18 9 (14.06%) Web Services
18 9 (14.06%) Selenium
18 9 (14.06%) FitNesse

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

For the 6 months to 27 March 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 1 (1.56%) Apache
1 1 (1.56%) SharePoint
1 1 (1.56%) SharePoint 2010
1 1 (1.56%) SharePoint 2013
Business Applications
1 1 (1.56%) Dynamics CRM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (17.19%) MySQL
2 5 (7.81%) RDBMS
2 5 (7.81%) Oracle Database
2 5 (7.81%) Relational Database
3 1 (1.56%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (1.56%) SQL Server 2012
3 1 (1.56%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 14 (21.88%) JUnit
2 9 (14.06%) Selenium
2 9 (14.06%) FitNesse
3 1 (1.56%) Git (software)
3 1 (1.56%) PEAR
3 1 (1.56%) PHPUnit
3 1 (1.56%) Trac
3 1 (1.56%) Visual Studio
3 1 (1.56%) Bugzilla
3 1 (1.56%) Subversion
General
1 10 (15.63%) Electronics
1 10 (15.63%) Retail
2 5 (7.81%) Finance
3 2 (3.13%) Manufacturing
3 2 (3.13%) Games
4 1 (1.56%) Banking
4 1 (1.56%) Retail Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 29 (45.31%) .NET
2 14 (21.88%) Spring
3 12 (18.75%) HTML
3 12 (18.75%) CSS
4 9 (14.06%) Web Services
4 9 (14.06%) Apache CXF
4 9 (14.06%) Java EE
4 9 (14.06%) Apache Camel
5 6 (9.38%) .NET Framework
6 5 (7.81%) JSF
6 5 (7.81%) XML
6 5 (7.81%) Hibernate
6 5 (7.81%) J2EE
7 4 (6.25%) Qt
8 3 (4.69%) WCF
9 2 (3.13%) WPF
9 2 (3.13%) jQuery
9 2 (3.13%) DirectX
10 1 (1.56%) ASP.NET
10 1 (1.56%) Ajax
Miscellaneous
1 42 (65.63%) Computer Science
2 27 (42.19%) Mathematics
3 7 (10.94%) Physics
4 2 (3.13%) Data Structures
4 2 (3.13%) Algorithms
5 1 (1.56%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 18 (28.13%) Linux
2 12 (18.75%) Windows
3 1 (1.56%) UNIX
3 1 (1.56%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 58 (90.63%) Software Engineering
2 19 (29.69%) Unit Testing
3 17 (26.56%) OO
4 13 (20.31%) OOD
5 12 (18.75%) Agile Software Development
6 10 (15.63%) OOP
6 10 (15.63%) Scrum
7 9 (14.06%) Procedural Programming
7 9 (14.06%) TDD
7 9 (14.06%) Product Management
8 6 (9.38%) Line Management
9 5 (7.81%) CRUD
10 3 (4.69%) Multithreading
10 3 (4.69%) Software Testing
11 2 (3.13%) Logistics
11 2 (3.13%) Game Development
11 2 (3.13%) Signal Processing
11 2 (3.13%) OOA/OOD
11 2 (3.13%) UML
11 2 (3.13%) Data Modelling
Programming Languages
1 39 (60.94%) C#
2 38 (59.38%) Java
3 37 (57.81%) C++
4 15 (23.44%) SQL
4 15 (23.44%) C
5 3 (4.69%) JavaScript
5 3 (4.69%) Perl
6 2 (3.13%) PHP
7 1 (1.56%) Objective-C
Qualifications
1 55 (85.94%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 14 (21.88%) QA
Vendors
1 5 (7.81%) Oracle