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

Location
3 months to
27 Feb 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Graduate Software Engineer
Rank 205 206 185
Rank change year-on-year
+1 -21
Permanent jobs requiring a Graduate Software Engineer 35 19 34
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 0.59% 0.36% 0.63%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.61% 0.38% 0.65%
Number of salaries quoted 35 19 33
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 £19,100 £21,000 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £23,650 £25,200 £27,000
UK excluding London average salary £26,000 £23,500 £24,250
% change year-on-year
+10.63% -3.09%
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
5720 5031 5233
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 96.22% 95.56% 96.27%
Number of salaries quoted 4835 4276 4642
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 £22,950 £23,500
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
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 February 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 -20 16 £22,500 -4.25% 2
Bristol 0 8 £19,250 -3.75% 2
Devon -1 6 £20,000 -4.76% 1
Somerset - 4 £20,500 - 2
Gloucestershire -4 1 £25,500 -1.92% 1
Graduate Software Engineer
England

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

For the 6 months to 27 February 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 55 (90.16%) Software Engineering
2 52 (85.25%) Degree
3 44 (72.13%) Computer Science
4 35 (57.38%) Java
4 35 (57.38%) C#
5 34 (55.74%) C++
6 27 (44.26%) Mathematics
7 23 (37.70%) .NET
8 21 (34.43%) Unit Testing
9 16 (26.23%) QA
9 16 (26.23%) OO
10 13 (21.31%) Linux
10 13 (21.31%) SQL
11 12 (19.67%) JUnit
11 12 (19.67%) Windows
11 12 (19.67%) Spring
12 11 (18.03%) Agile Software Development
12 11 (18.03%) OOD
13 10 (16.39%) CSS
13 10 (16.39%) C
13 10 (16.39%) HTML
14 8 (13.11%) MySQL
14 8 (13.11%) OOP
14 8 (13.11%) Scrum
14 8 (13.11%) Retail
15 7 (11.48%) TDD
15 7 (11.48%) Electronics
15 7 (11.48%) Web Services
15 7 (11.48%) Selenium
15 7 (11.48%) FitNesse

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

For the 6 months to 27 February 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 (1.64%) Apache
1 1 (1.64%) SharePoint
1 1 (1.64%) SharePoint 2010
1 1 (1.64%) SharePoint 2013
Business Applications
1 1 (1.64%) Dynamics CRM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (13.11%) MySQL
2 5 (8.20%) RDBMS
2 5 (8.20%) Oracle Database
2 5 (8.20%) Relational Database
3 1 (1.64%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (1.64%) SQL Server 2012
3 1 (1.64%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 12 (19.67%) JUnit
2 7 (11.48%) Selenium
2 7 (11.48%) FitNesse
3 1 (1.64%) Git (software)
3 1 (1.64%) PEAR
3 1 (1.64%) PHPUnit
3 1 (1.64%) Trac
3 1 (1.64%) Visual Studio
3 1 (1.64%) Bugzilla
3 1 (1.64%) Subversion
General
1 8 (13.11%) Retail
2 7 (11.48%) Electronics
3 5 (8.20%) Finance
4 4 (6.56%) Manufacturing
5 2 (3.28%) Games
6 1 (1.64%) Banking
6 1 (1.64%) Retail Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 23 (37.70%) .NET
2 12 (19.67%) Spring
3 10 (16.39%) HTML
3 10 (16.39%) CSS
4 7 (11.48%) Web Services
4 7 (11.48%) Apache CXF
4 7 (11.48%) Java EE
4 7 (11.48%) Apache Camel
5 6 (9.84%) .NET Framework
6 5 (8.20%) JSF
6 5 (8.20%) XML
6 5 (8.20%) Hibernate
6 5 (8.20%) J2EE
7 4 (6.56%) Qt
7 4 (6.56%) WCF
8 3 (4.92%) WPF
9 2 (3.28%) jQuery
9 2 (3.28%) DirectX
10 1 (1.64%) ASP.NET
10 1 (1.64%) Ajax
Miscellaneous
1 44 (72.13%) Computer Science
2 27 (44.26%) Mathematics
3 7 (11.48%) Physics
4 2 (3.28%) Data Structures
4 2 (3.28%) Algorithms
5 1 (1.64%) Client/Server
5 1 (1.64%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 13 (21.31%) Linux
2 12 (19.67%) Windows
3 1 (1.64%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 55 (90.16%) Software Engineering
2 21 (34.43%) Unit Testing
3 16 (26.23%) OO
4 11 (18.03%) OOD
4 11 (18.03%) Agile Software Development
5 8 (13.11%) OOP
5 8 (13.11%) Scrum
6 7 (11.48%) Procedural Programming
6 7 (11.48%) TDD
6 7 (11.48%) Product Management
7 6 (9.84%) Line Management
8 5 (8.20%) CRUD
8 5 (8.20%) Software Testing
9 3 (4.92%) Logistics
9 3 (4.92%) OOA/OOD
9 3 (4.92%) UML
10 2 (3.28%) Data Modelling
10 2 (3.28%) CAD
10 2 (3.28%) Game Development
10 2 (3.28%) Signal Processing
Programming Languages
1 35 (57.38%) Java
1 35 (57.38%) C#
2 34 (55.74%) C++
3 13 (21.31%) SQL
4 10 (16.39%) C
5 3 (4.92%) JavaScript
6 1 (1.64%) Perl
6 1 (1.64%) PHP
Qualifications
1 52 (85.25%) Degree
2 1 (1.64%) SC Cleared
2 1 (1.64%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 16 (26.23%) QA
Vendors
1 5 (8.20%) Oracle
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