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 18 April 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
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Graduate Software Engineer
Rank 203 190 204
Rank change year-on-year
-13 +14
Permanent jobs requiring a Graduate Software Engineer 22 30 12
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 0.38% 0.56% 0.21%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.40% 0.58% 0.22%
Number of salaries quoted 22 30 11
Average salary £23,000 £25,000 £22,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-8.00% +11.11%
UK excluding London average salary £24,000 £25,000 £25,000
% change year-on-year
-4.00% -
Job Titles Category
South West
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
5532 5200 5378
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 95.36% 96.64% 95.02%
Number of salaries quoted 4661 4586 4654
Average salary £37,500 £35,000 £36,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.14% -2.77%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,000 £23,500 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £54,000 £50,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £38,325 £38,000
% change year-on-year
+4.37% +0.85%
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 18 April 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
(Click each for more statistics)
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
Find
Job
Vacancies
Dorset +4 9 £26,250 +16.66% 1
Devon - 6 £21,000 -
Gloucestershire - 4 £21,500 - 1
Bristol -11 3 £18,500 -17.77% 2
Graduate Software Engineer
England

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

For the 6 months to 18 April 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 45 (100.00%) Software Engineering
2 34 (75.56%) Java
3 25 (55.56%) Degree
4 24 (53.33%) OO
5 22 (48.89%) SQL
5 22 (48.89%) C++
6 21 (46.67%) Computer Science
7 20 (44.44%) OOP
8 19 (42.22%) Eclipse
8 19 (42.22%) Agile Software Development
9 18 (40.00%) Mathematics
10 17 (37.78%) Java EE
10 17 (37.78%) Spring
10 17 (37.78%) TDD
10 17 (37.78%) Scrum
10 17 (37.78%) OOD
10 17 (37.78%) hybris
11 15 (33.33%) Product Management
11 15 (33.33%) C
11 15 (33.33%) JUnit
11 15 (33.33%) Retail
11 15 (33.33%) Selenium
11 15 (33.33%) FitNesse
12 12 (26.67%) UNIX
12 12 (26.67%) Linux
13 7 (15.56%) C#
13 7 (15.56%) Unit Testing
13 7 (15.56%) QA
14 6 (13.33%) Security Cleared
14 6 (13.33%) HTML

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

For the 6 months to 18 April 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 4 (8.89%) WebLogic
1 4 (8.89%) WebSphere
Communications & Networking
1 1 (2.22%) HTTP
Development Applications
1 19 (42.22%) Eclipse
2 15 (33.33%) JUnit
2 15 (33.33%) Selenium
2 15 (33.33%) FitNesse
3 4 (8.89%) Eclipse RCP
4 1 (2.22%) LabVIEW
General
1 15 (33.33%) Retail
2 5 (11.11%) Banking
2 5 (11.11%) Telecoms
2 5 (11.11%) Finance
3 4 (8.89%) French Language
4 3 (6.67%) Aerospace
5 1 (2.22%) Electronics
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 17 (37.78%) Java EE
1 17 (37.78%) Spring
2 6 (13.33%) HTML
3 4 (8.89%) Struts
3 4 (8.89%) SWT
3 4 (8.89%) GWT
4 2 (4.44%) JMS
4 2 (4.44%) EJB
4 2 (4.44%) CSS
4 2 (4.44%) Web Services
4 2 (4.44%) XML
4 2 (4.44%) Hibernate
4 2 (4.44%) JSF
4 2 (4.44%) Apache Camel
Miscellaneous
1 21 (46.67%) Computer Science
2 18 (40.00%) Mathematics
3 3 (6.67%) Digital Media
4 2 (4.44%) Physics
5 1 (2.22%) Embedded Systems
5 1 (2.22%) Firmware
Operating Systems
1 12 (26.67%) UNIX
1 12 (26.67%) Linux
2 6 (13.33%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 45 (100.00%) Software Engineering
2 24 (53.33%) OO
3 20 (44.44%) OOP
4 19 (42.22%) Agile Software Development
5 17 (37.78%) TDD
5 17 (37.78%) Scrum
5 17 (37.78%) OOD
6 15 (33.33%) Product Management
7 7 (15.56%) Unit Testing
8 4 (8.89%) Problem Management
9 3 (6.67%) UML
10 2 (4.44%) OOA/OOD
10 2 (4.44%) Software Testing
10 2 (4.44%) Requirements Analysis
10 2 (4.44%) Pair Programming
11 1 (2.22%) Regression Analysis
Programming Languages
1 34 (75.56%) Java
2 22 (48.89%) SQL
2 22 (48.89%) C++
3 15 (33.33%) C
4 7 (15.56%) C#
5 6 (13.33%) Python
5 6 (13.33%) Perl
6 4 (8.89%) JavaScript
7 3 (6.67%) Ada
8 2 (4.44%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 25 (55.56%) Degree
2 6 (13.33%) Security Cleared
3 3 (6.67%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (15.56%) QA
Vendors
1 17 (37.78%) hybris
2 6 (13.33%) JBoss
3 2 (4.44%) Oracle
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