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 28 August 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
28 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Graduate Software Engineer
Rank 224 194 188
Rank change year-on-year
-30 -6
Permanent jobs requiring a Graduate Software Engineer 27 35 28
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 0.45% 0.58% 0.55%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.47% 0.60% 0.58%
Number of salaries quoted 27 35 28
Average salary £23,500 £21,500 £22,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+9.30% -4.44%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,000 £18,500 £20,000
10% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £27,500 £24,450
UK excluding London average salary £24,000 £24,000 £25,000
% change year-on-year
- -4.00%
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
5751 5796 4821
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 96.17% 95.27% 95.18%
Number of salaries quoted 4841 4792 4152
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 £23,916 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,648 £50,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £39,000
% change year-on-year
- +2.56%

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 28 August 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 28 August 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
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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 -25 13 £24,000 +29.72%
Dorset +2 9 £23,500 -14.54%
Wiltshire - 3 £30,000 -
Gloucestershire -19 2 £33,250 +54.65%
Graduate Software Engineer
England

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

For the 6 months to 28 August 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 53 (100.00%) Software Engineering
2 45 (84.91%) Java
3 44 (83.02%) C++
4 42 (79.25%) Degree
5 36 (67.92%) Computer Science
6 30 (56.60%) C#
7 25 (47.17%) C
8 21 (39.62%) Linux
9 19 (35.85%) .NET
10 16 (30.19%) SQL
11 15 (28.30%) Mathematics
12 12 (22.64%) OOD
12 12 (22.64%) HTML
12 12 (22.64%) SDLC
13 11 (20.75%) OO
14 10 (18.87%) Electronics
15 9 (16.98%) MySQL
16 8 (15.09%) JavaScript
16 8 (15.09%) Agile Software Development
16 8 (15.09%) TDD
16 8 (15.09%) QA
17 7 (13.21%) Selenium
17 7 (13.21%) FitNesse
17 7 (13.21%) Java EE
17 7 (13.21%) Spring
17 7 (13.21%) Retail
17 7 (13.21%) Scrum
17 7 (13.21%) JUnit
17 7 (13.21%) OOP
17 7 (13.21%) Windows

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

For the 6 months to 28 August 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 (7.55%) WebLogic
1 4 (7.55%) JBoss
1 4 (7.55%) WebSphere
Applications
1 1 (1.89%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 1 (1.89%) LAN
1 1 (1.89%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (16.98%) MySQL
2 3 (5.66%) SQL Server
3 2 (3.77%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 7 (13.21%) JUnit
1 7 (13.21%) Selenium
1 7 (13.21%) FitNesse
2 5 (9.43%) Eclipse
3 4 (7.55%) Eclipse RCP
4 1 (1.89%) NetBeans
4 1 (1.89%) Visual Studio
General
1 10 (18.87%) Electronics
2 7 (13.21%) Retail
3 5 (9.43%) Games
4 2 (3.77%) Military
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 19 (35.85%) .NET
2 12 (22.64%) HTML
3 7 (13.21%) Apache CXF
3 7 (13.21%) Spring
3 7 (13.21%) Java EE
3 7 (13.21%) CSS
3 7 (13.21%) Web Services
3 7 (13.21%) Apache Camel
4 4 (7.55%) DirectX
4 4 (7.55%) Struts
4 4 (7.55%) SWT
4 4 (7.55%) Qt
4 4 (7.55%) GWT
5 3 (5.66%) XML
6 1 (1.89%) OpenGL
6 1 (1.89%) WinForms
6 1 (1.89%) MFC
6 1 (1.89%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 36 (67.92%) Computer Science
2 15 (28.30%) Mathematics
3 6 (11.32%) Physics
4 4 (7.55%) Data Structures
4 4 (7.55%) Algorithms
Operating Systems
1 21 (39.62%) Linux
2 7 (13.21%) Windows
3 6 (11.32%) Android
4 4 (7.55%) Apple iOS
5 2 (3.77%) Windows Mobile
6 1 (1.89%) UNIX
6 1 (1.89%) Windows XP
6 1 (1.89%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 53 (100.00%) Software Engineering
2 12 (22.64%) SDLC
2 12 (22.64%) OOD
3 11 (20.75%) OO
4 8 (15.09%) Agile Software Development
4 8 (15.09%) TDD
5 7 (13.21%) Scrum
5 7 (13.21%) OOP
5 7 (13.21%) Procedural Programming
5 7 (13.21%) Unit Testing
5 7 (13.21%) Product Management
6 4 (7.55%) Game Development
6 4 (7.55%) OOA/OOD
6 4 (7.55%) Data Modelling
7 2 (3.77%) Multithreading
8 1 (1.89%) UML
8 1 (1.89%) Automated Testing
Programming Languages
1 45 (84.91%) Java
2 44 (83.02%) C++
3 30 (56.60%) C#
4 25 (47.17%) C
5 16 (30.19%) SQL
6 8 (15.09%) JavaScript
7 2 (3.77%) Perl
7 2 (3.77%) VC++
8 1 (1.89%) Python
8 1 (1.89%) Ada
8 1 (1.89%) Objective-C
8 1 (1.89%) PHP
Qualifications
1 42 (79.25%) Degree
2 3 (5.66%) Security Cleared
3 1 (1.89%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (15.09%) QA
Vendors
1 3 (5.66%) Microsoft
2 1 (1.89%) Oracle