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 18 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
18 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Graduate Software Engineer
Rank 218 220 177
Rank change year-on-year
+2 -43
Permanent jobs requiring a Graduate Software Engineer 27 19 49
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 0.43% 0.32% 0.86%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.45% 0.34% 0.89%
Number of salaries quoted 26 19 45
Average salary £21,500 £21,000 £25,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.38% -16.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £18,500 £20,150 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £23,500 £26,600
UK excluding London average salary £25,000 £22,500 £25,000
% change year-on-year
+11.11% -10.00%
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
6066 5649 5489
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 95.78% 95.21% 96.45%
Number of salaries quoted 5079 4819 4887
Average salary £37,500 £36,000 £36,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+4.16% -
90% offered a salary of more than £23,500 £22,500 £23,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £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
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 18 December 2014.

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 18 December 2014. 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
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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 +23 15 £18,500 -13.95%
Dorset -13 5 £22,500 -4.25% 1
Gloucestershire -13 5 £25,000 -3.84%
Somerset +11 2 £20,500 +2.50% 1
Graduate Software Engineer
England

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

For the 6 months to 18 December 2014, 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 56 (100.00%) Software Engineering
2 54 (96.43%) Computer Science
3 43 (76.79%) Degree
4 31 (55.36%) Java
5 30 (53.57%) C++
6 28 (50.00%) Unit Testing
7 23 (41.07%) QA
8 16 (28.57%) C#
9 13 (23.21%) Mathematics
10 11 (19.64%) Physics
10 11 (19.64%) Linux
11 9 (16.07%) Qt
11 9 (16.07%) OOD
11 9 (16.07%) OO
12 8 (14.29%) OOA/OOD
13 7 (12.50%) Windows
13 7 (12.50%) Data Modelling
13 7 (12.50%) DirectX
13 7 (12.50%) Games
13 7 (12.50%) Data Structures
13 7 (12.50%) Algorithms
14 6 (10.71%) C
14 6 (10.71%) .NET
15 5 (8.93%) J2EE
15 5 (8.93%) Oracle
15 5 (8.93%) SQL
15 5 (8.93%) JUnit
15 5 (8.93%) RDBMS
15 5 (8.93%) XML
15 5 (8.93%) Hibernate

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

For the 6 months to 18 December 2014, 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 (1.79%) SharePoint
1 1 (1.79%) SharePoint 2010
1 1 (1.79%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 1 (1.79%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (1.79%) Dynamics CRM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (8.93%) RDBMS
1 5 (8.93%) Oracle Database
1 5 (8.93%) Relational Database
2 1 (1.79%) SQL Server 2008
2 1 (1.79%) SQL Server 2012
2 1 (1.79%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 5 (8.93%) JUnit
2 1 (1.79%) Visual Studio
General
1 7 (12.50%) Games
2 5 (8.93%) Finance
3 4 (7.14%) Manufacturing
3 4 (7.14%) Electronics
4 1 (1.79%) Banking
4 1 (1.79%) Retail
4 1 (1.79%) Retail Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (16.07%) Qt
2 7 (12.50%) DirectX
3 6 (10.71%) .NET
4 5 (8.93%) J2EE
4 5 (8.93%) XML
4 5 (8.93%) Hibernate
4 5 (8.93%) Spring
4 5 (8.93%) JSF
5 4 (7.14%) WCF
6 3 (5.36%) WPF
7 2 (3.57%) ASP.NET
8 1 (1.79%) jQuery
Miscellaneous
1 54 (96.43%) Computer Science
2 13 (23.21%) Mathematics
3 11 (19.64%) Physics
4 7 (12.50%) Data Structures
4 7 (12.50%) Algorithms
5 1 (1.79%) Client/Server
Operating Systems
1 11 (19.64%) Linux
2 7 (12.50%) Windows
3 3 (5.36%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 56 (100.00%) Software Engineering
2 28 (50.00%) Unit Testing
3 9 (16.07%) OO
3 9 (16.07%) OOD
4 8 (14.29%) OOA/OOD
5 7 (12.50%) Data Modelling
6 5 (8.93%) CRUD
7 4 (7.14%) Software Testing
7 4 (7.14%) UML
8 3 (5.36%) Agile Software Development
8 3 (5.36%) Logistics
9 2 (3.57%) Game Development
9 2 (3.57%) CAD
10 1 (1.79%) MVC
10 1 (1.79%) OOP
10 1 (1.79%) CRM
10 1 (1.79%) Multithreading
Programming Languages
1 31 (55.36%) Java
2 30 (53.57%) C++
3 16 (28.57%) C#
4 6 (10.71%) C
5 5 (8.93%) SQL
6 1 (1.79%) VB.NET
6 1 (1.79%) JavaScript
6 1 (1.79%) PHP
Qualifications
1 43 (76.79%) Degree
2 1 (1.79%) SC Cleared
2 1 (1.79%) Security Cleared
2 1 (1.79%) HND
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 23 (41.07%) QA
Vendors
1 5 (8.93%) Oracle
2 1 (1.79%) Microsoft
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