The table below looks at the statistics for the Graduate Developer role in IT jobs advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Graduate Developer in their job title over the 3 months to 27 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
27 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Graduate Developer
Rank 317 312 289
Rank change year-on-year
-5 -23
Permanent jobs requiring a Graduate Developer 954 892 1061
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.83% 0.83% 0.90%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.88% 0.88% 0.94%
Number of salaries quoted 878 816 1009
Average salary £24,000 £24,000 £25,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- -4.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £20,000 £20,000 £20,000
10% offered a salary of more than £31,500 £30,000 £31,500
UK excluding London average salary £22,500 £23,000 £23,000
% change year-on-year
-2.17% -

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in permanent jobs advertised across the UK. 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
UK
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
108241 101899 112522
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 94.43% 94.25% 95.14%
Number of salaries quoted 87515 84514 96083
Average salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.88% -
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £26,500 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £69,500 £70,000 £69,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £39,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+2.56% +1.29%

Graduate Developer
Jobs Demand Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Graduate Developer in the job title within the UK as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

Graduate Developer Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

Graduate Developer
Salary Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Graduate Developer within the UK.

Graduate Developer Salary Trend in the UK

Graduate Developer
Salary Histogram

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Graduate Developer over the 3 months to 27 August 2014 within the UK.

Graduate Developer Salary Histogram in the UK

Graduate Developer
Top 30 Job Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Graduate Developer within the UK over the 3 months to 27 August 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
England -10 903 £24,500 +2.08% 99
London +2 235 £27,500 - 28
South East -66 224 £25,000 +6.38% 16
North West +16 89 £21,500 - 13
Yorkshire +25 85 £22,500 +7.14% 10
East of England -14 81 £22,500 -2.17% 14
Surrey +21 65 £26,500 +1.92% 3
East Midlands +20 63 £22,500 - 8
South West -11 55 £22,500 - 4
Berkshire -7 48 £25,000 +8.69% 3
City of London +11 45 £30,000 - 10
Cambridgeshire -8 45 £25,000 - 8
West Midlands -24 45 £22,500 -10.00% 6
West Yorkshire +1 43 £22,500 +7.14% 4
Manchester +9 42 £20,000 -6.97% 10
Cambridge -5 42 £25,000 -1.96% 7
Leeds 0 41 £22,500 +12.50% 1
Hampshire -25 39 £24,000 +6.66% 4
Cheshire +3 36 £23,500 +9.30% 2
Oxfordshire -23 31 £22,500 -6.25%
Nottinghamshire +7 29 £21,500 -14.00% 4
North Yorkshire +8 25 £22,500 +9.75% 2
North East +11 22 £22,500 -10.00%
East Sussex -30 22 £23,000 -4.16% 1
Nottingham -1 21 £21,000 -16.00% 4
Fareham -4 21 £24,000 +6.66% 2
Brighton -33 21 £23,000 -4.16%
Oxford -1 20 £23,250 -12.26%
Scotland -1 20 £22,500 -5.26% 1
Warrington -4 18 £25,000 - 1

Graduate Developer
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 27 August 2014, IT jobs within the UK that cited Graduate Developer 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 Developer in their job title.

1 1066 (61.87%) C#
2 914 (53.05%) .NET
3 906 (52.58%) Degree
4 684 (39.70%) Computer Science
5 626 (36.33%) HTML
6 623 (36.16%) JavaScript
7 563 (32.68%) ASP.NET
8 556 (32.27%) SQL
9 555 (32.21%) Java
10 496 (28.79%) CSS
11 459 (26.64%) SQL Server
12 353 (20.49%) C++
13 345 (20.02%) MVC
14 308 (17.88%) OO
15 285 (16.54%) Software Engineering
16 269 (15.61%) Microsoft
17 262 (15.21%) Finance
18 242 (14.05%) jQuery
19 225 (13.06%) VB.NET
20 223 (12.94%) Windows
21 222 (12.88%) .NET Framework
22 218 (12.65%) Agile Software Development
23 215 (12.48%) TDD
24 208 (12.07%) PHP
25 183 (10.62%) Mathematics
26 177 (10.27%) WCF
27 169 (9.81%) WPF
28 168 (9.75%) XML
29 165 (9.58%) ASP.NET MVC
30 157 (9.11%) Scrum

Graduate Developer
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 27 August 2014, IT jobs within the UK that cited Graduate Developer 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 Developer in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 30 (1.74%) SharePoint
2 26 (1.51%) Node.js
3 22 (1.28%) Drupal
4 18 (1.04%) IIS
4 18 (1.04%) CMS
5 15 (0.87%) Apache
6 14 (0.81%) WordPress
7 12 (0.70%) Tomcat
8 10 (0.58%) Elasticsearch
9 7 (0.41%) SAS
10 5 (0.29%) WebLogic
11 4 (0.23%) Oracle Coherence
11 4 (0.23%) SharePoint 2013
11 4 (0.23%) SharePoint 2010
12 3 (0.17%) Confluence
12 3 (0.17%) Joomla!
12 3 (0.17%) BizTalk Server
13 2 (0.12%) SharePoint Server
13 2 (0.12%) nginx
13 2 (0.12%) Apache Solr
Applications
1 134 (7.78%) MS Excel
2 23 (1.33%) MS Office
3 13 (0.75%) Photoshop
4 5 (0.29%) AutoCAD
5 4 (0.23%) Pro/ENGINEER
5 4 (0.23%) MS PowerPoint
5 4 (0.23%) MicroStation
5 4 (0.23%) Solid Edge
6 1 (0.058%) Simulink
Business Applications
1 10 (0.58%) Google Analytics
2 5 (0.29%) Magento
3 3 (0.17%) Dynamics CRM
4 2 (0.12%) Visualfiles
4 2 (0.12%) SAP Oil and Gas
5 1 (0.058%) Markit EDM
Cloud Services
1 25 (1.45%) SaaS
2 12 (0.70%) GitHub
3 10 (0.58%) Microsoft Azure
4 9 (0.52%) Force.com
5 8 (0.46%) Amazon AWS
6 5 (0.29%) Cloud Computing
7 2 (0.12%) Amazon S3
7 2 (0.12%) Amazon SQS
7 2 (0.12%) ElastiCache
7 2 (0.12%) Amazon ElastiCache
8 1 (0.058%) Google Apps
8 1 (0.058%) Amazon EC2
Communications & Networking
1 90 (5.22%) Internet
2 12 (0.70%) HTTP
3 10 (0.58%) TCP/IP
4 7 (0.41%) SMS
5 4 (0.23%) SNMP
5 4 (0.23%) HTTPS
6 3 (0.17%) DNS
7 2 (0.12%) Firewall
8 1 (0.058%) Network Security
8 1 (0.058%) Intranet
8 1 (0.058%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 459 (26.64%) SQL Server
2 115 (6.67%) MySQL
3 66 (3.83%) Relational Database
4 62 (3.60%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 56 (3.25%) SQL Server 2008
6 34 (1.97%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 29 (1.68%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 29 (1.68%) SQL Server 2012
8 27 (1.57%) Data Warehouse
9 22 (1.28%) SQL Server 2005
10 19 (1.10%) Big Data
11 15 (0.87%) MongoDB
11 15 (0.87%) RDBMS
12 14 (0.81%) Oracle Database
13 13 (0.75%) Crystal Reports
14 10 (0.58%) SQL Server 2000
15 9 (0.52%) Oracle Reports
16 8 (0.46%) MarkLogic
16 8 (0.46%) Microsoft Analysis Services
17 7 (0.41%) ActiveReports
Development Applications
1 106 (6.15%) NUnit
2 100 (5.80%) Visual Studio
2 100 (5.80%) MSTest
3 99 (5.75%) Rhino Mocks
3 99 (5.75%) Moq
4 54 (3.13%) Git (software)
5 49 (2.84%) Eclipse
6 43 (2.50%) JUnit
7 27 (1.57%) Subversion
8 21 (1.22%) Maven
9 14 (0.81%) JIRA
9 14 (0.81%) Team Foundation Server
10 13 (0.75%) Selenium
11 9 (0.52%) ClearCase
12 8 (0.46%) jMock
12 8 (0.46%) WebDriver
13 7 (0.41%) TeamCity
13 7 (0.41%) CruiseControl
14 6 (0.35%) VSS/SourceSafe
14 6 (0.35%) FitNesse
General
1 262 (15.21%) Finance
2 75 (4.35%) Games
3 63 (3.66%) Banking
4 49 (2.84%) Investment Banking
5 43 (2.50%) Marketing
6 28 (1.63%) Telecoms
7 21 (1.22%) Manufacturing
8 20 (1.16%) Retail
9 13 (0.75%) Publishing
10 12 (0.70%) Advertising
10 12 (0.70%) Financial Institution
11 11 (0.64%) Electronics
11 11 (0.64%) Online Betting
12 10 (0.58%) Legal
13 9 (0.52%) Law
14 8 (0.46%) Back Office
15 7 (0.41%) Front Office
16 6 (0.35%) Automotive
17 5 (0.29%) Multimedia
18 4 (0.23%) Billing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 914 (53.05%) .NET
2 626 (36.33%) HTML
3 563 (32.68%) ASP.NET
4 496 (28.79%) CSS
5 242 (14.05%) jQuery
6 222 (12.88%) .NET Framework
7 177 (10.27%) WCF
8 169 (9.81%) WPF
9 168 (9.75%) XML
10 165 (9.58%) ASP.NET MVC
11 156 (9.05%) WinForms
12 134 (7.78%) HTML5
13 112 (6.50%) Web Services
14 100 (5.80%) Castle Windsor
14 100 (5.80%) Ninject
15 99 (5.75%) Unity DI Container
15 99 (5.75%) Spring.NET
16 87 (5.05%) J2EE
17 86 (4.99%) Razor View Engine
18 80 (4.64%) ASP.NET MVC 4
Miscellaneous
1 684 (39.70%) Computer Science
2 183 (10.62%) Mathematics
3 114 (6.62%) Physics
4 99 (5.75%) Inversion of Control
5 79 (4.59%) Mobile App
6 41 (2.38%) Client/Server
7 38 (2.21%) Enterprise Software
7 38 (2.21%) Open Source
8 26 (1.51%) Tandem
9 23 (1.33%) Chemistry
10 18 (1.04%) Biology
11 16 (0.93%) iPhone
12 14 (0.81%) Derivative
13 13 (0.75%) Animation
13 13 (0.75%) Embedded Systems
14 12 (0.70%) Social Media
15 11 (0.64%) Online Gambling
15 11 (0.64%) Mobile Payment
15 11 (0.64%) Fixed Income
15 11 (0.64%) Blackberry
Operating Systems
1 223 (12.94%) Windows
2 117 (6.79%) Linux
3 67 (3.89%) Android
4 44 (2.55%) UNIX
5 39 (2.26%) Apple iOS
6 9 (0.52%) Ubuntu
6 9 (0.52%) Windows Mobile
7 5 (0.29%) Oracle Linux
8 4 (0.23%) Windows 8
9 3 (0.17%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 3 (0.17%) Debian
9 3 (0.17%) Windows XP
10 2 (0.12%) Mac OS
11 1 (0.058%) Windows 7
11 1 (0.058%) Windows Server 2012
11 1 (0.058%) NetWare
11 1 (0.058%) Mac OS X
11 1 (0.058%) AIX
11 1 (0.058%) Solaris
11 1 (0.058%) Embedded Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 345 (20.02%) MVC
2 308 (17.88%) OO
3 285 (16.54%) Software Engineering
4 218 (12.65%) Agile Software Development
5 215 (12.48%) TDD
6 157 (9.11%) Scrum
7 151 (8.76%) OOP
8 140 (8.13%) Continuous Integration
9 139 (8.07%) Web Application Development
10 122 (7.08%) Web Development
11 99 (5.75%) Kanban
11 99 (5.75%) Dependency Injection
12 97 (5.63%) MVVM
13 74 (4.29%) OOD
14 61 (3.54%) Unit Testing
15 47 (2.73%) OOA/OOD
16 44 (2.55%) Business Intelligence
17 43 (2.50%) E-Commerce
18 40 (2.32%) Game Development
19 34 (1.97%) Analytics
Programming Languages
1 1066 (61.87%) C#
2 623 (36.16%) JavaScript
3 556 (32.27%) SQL
4 555 (32.21%) Java
5 353 (20.49%) C++
6 225 (13.06%) VB.NET
7 208 (12.07%) PHP
8 124 (7.20%) T-SQL
9 111 (6.44%) VB
10 100 (5.80%) C
11 98 (5.69%) Python
12 54 (3.13%) Perl
13 44 (2.55%) VBA
14 28 (1.63%) Objective-C
15 26 (1.51%) Ruby
16 20 (1.16%) PL/SQL
17 16 (0.93%) MATLAB
18 15 (0.87%) PHP5
19 12 (0.70%) ActionScript
20 11 (0.64%) Scala
Qualifications
1 906 (52.58%) Degree
2 60 (3.48%) Microsoft Certification
3 30 (1.74%) PhD
4 27 (1.57%) MCSD
5 24 (1.39%) MCP
5 24 (1.39%) MCAD
5 24 (1.39%) MCTS
6 10 (0.58%) Security Cleared
7 8 (0.46%) HND
8 5 (0.29%) Sun Certification
9 4 (0.23%) SC Cleared
10 2 (0.12%) MCT
11 1 (0.058%) ISEB
11 1 (0.058%) HNC
11 1 (0.058%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 37 (2.15%) QA
2 5 (0.29%) ISO 9001
3 4 (0.23%) Sarbanes-Oxley
3 4 (0.23%) Solvency II
System Software
1 1 (0.058%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 2 (0.12%) Capistrano
2 1 (0.058%) Puppet
Vendors
1 269 (15.61%) Microsoft
2 92 (5.34%) Oracle
3 20 (1.16%) Google
4 18 (1.04%) Zend
5 13 (0.75%) Business Objects
6 10 (0.58%) Twitter
7 7 (0.41%) Infragistics
8 6 (0.35%) Metastorm
8 6 (0.35%) IBM
9 5 (0.29%) JBoss
9 5 (0.29%) SolidWorks
9 5 (0.29%) F5
9 5 (0.29%) Facebook
10 4 (0.23%) Coverity
10 4 (0.23%) Wind River
10 4 (0.23%) SAP
10 4 (0.23%) TOWER Software
10 4 (0.23%) Perforce
10 4 (0.23%) Apple
11 3 (0.17%) Adobe
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