The first table below looks at the demand 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 28 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Job Titles advertised for the South West region.

Location
3 months to
28 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Graduate Software Engineer
Rank 183 175 211
Rank change year-on-year
-8 +36
Permanent jobs requiring a Graduate Software Engineer 40 35 13
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 0.65% 0.67% 0.23%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.68% 0.70% 0.24%
Number of salaries quoted 40 34 9
Average salary £22,500 £24,000 £25,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-6.25% -4.00%
UK excluding London average salary £24,000 £24,000 £24,000
Job Titles Category
South West
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
5870 4981 5340
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 95.74% 95.08% 96.51%
Number of salaries quoted 4875 4317 4719
Average salary £37,500 £35,000 £36,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.14% -4.10%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £24,000 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £50,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £38,500 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+3.89% -
Graduate Software Engineer
England

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 28 July 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
(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 -9 18 £18,500 -22.91%
Dorset +5 15 £27,500 +34.14% 1
Gloucestershire -1 7 £21,500 -15.68% 1
Graduate Software Engineer
England

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

For the 6 months to 28 July 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 66 (100.00%) Software Engineering
2 57 (86.36%) Computer Science
3 55 (83.33%) Degree
4 46 (69.70%) C++
5 35 (53.03%) Java
6 23 (34.85%) Linux
7 18 (27.27%) C
8 17 (25.76%) Unit Testing
9 16 (24.24%) QA
10 15 (22.73%) C#
11 14 (21.21%) UNIX
11 14 (21.21%) Windows
12 12 (18.18%) OO
13 10 (15.15%) Ada
13 10 (15.15%) OOD
13 10 (15.15%) Aerospace
13 10 (15.15%) OOP
13 10 (15.15%) Security Cleared
14 7 (10.61%) Electronics
14 7 (10.61%) Telecoms
15 6 (9.09%) Digital Media
15 6 (9.09%) Spring
15 6 (9.09%) Mathematics
15 6 (9.09%) Physics
16 5 (7.58%) Scrum
16 5 (7.58%) Games
16 5 (7.58%) Agile Software Development
16 5 (7.58%) TDD
16 5 (7.58%) Qt
16 5 (7.58%) hybris

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

For the 6 months to 28 July 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.

Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (1.52%) RDBMS
1 1 (1.52%) Oracle Database
1 1 (1.52%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 4 (6.06%) JUnit
2 3 (4.55%) Eclipse
2 3 (4.55%) Selenium
2 3 (4.55%) FitNesse
3 1 (1.52%) LabVIEW
General
1 10 (15.15%) Aerospace
2 7 (10.61%) Electronics
2 7 (10.61%) Telecoms
3 5 (7.58%) Games
4 3 (4.55%) Retail
5 2 (3.03%) Finance
6 1 (1.52%) Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (9.09%) Spring
2 5 (7.58%) Qt
2 5 (7.58%) DirectX
3 3 (4.55%) Java EE
4 1 (1.52%) J2EE
4 1 (1.52%) HTML
4 1 (1.52%) XML
4 1 (1.52%) Hibernate
4 1 (1.52%) JSF
4 1 (1.52%) jQuery
4 1 (1.52%) HTML5
Miscellaneous
1 57 (86.36%) Computer Science
2 6 (9.09%) Digital Media
2 6 (9.09%) Mathematics
2 6 (9.09%) Physics
Operating Systems
1 23 (34.85%) Linux
2 14 (21.21%) UNIX
2 14 (21.21%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 66 (100.00%) Software Engineering
2 17 (25.76%) Unit Testing
3 12 (18.18%) OO
4 10 (15.15%) OOD
4 10 (15.15%) OOP
5 5 (7.58%) Scrum
5 5 (7.58%) Agile Software Development
5 5 (7.58%) TDD
5 5 (7.58%) Data Modelling
5 5 (7.58%) OOA/OOD
6 3 (4.55%) Product Management
7 2 (3.03%) Pair Programming
8 1 (1.52%) MVC
8 1 (1.52%) UML
8 1 (1.52%) Multithreading
Programming Languages
1 46 (69.70%) C++
2 35 (53.03%) Java
3 18 (27.27%) C
4 15 (22.73%) C#
5 10 (15.15%) Ada
6 4 (6.06%) SQL
7 1 (1.52%) Assembly Language
7 1 (1.52%) Python
7 1 (1.52%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 55 (83.33%) Degree
2 10 (15.15%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 16 (24.24%) QA
Vendors
1 5 (7.58%) hybris
2 1 (1.52%) Oracle
Tewkesbury, Gloucestershire
Big Red Recruitment
Salary: £18000 - £25000 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 18 hours ago
Dorset
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £18000 - £25000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Bath
SearchTribes
Salary: Up to £22K + bonus & benefits
Posted: 19 days ago
Berkshire Wilts Oxon Newbury Swindon
Questor Resourcing
Salary: to £22,500+ bonus + benefits
Posted: 24 days ago