The table below looks at the statistics for the Graduate Programmer role in IT jobs advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Graduate Programmer in their job title over the 3 months to 14 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
14 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Graduate Programmer
Rank 918 904 849
Rank change year-on-year
-14 -55
Permanent jobs requiring a Graduate Programmer 25 30 83
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.025% 0.029% 0.080%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.026% 0.030% 0.083%
Number of salaries quoted 22 27 77
Average salary £25,500 £25,000 £25,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.00% -
90% offered a salary of more than £20,050 £20,900 £20,500
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £30,000 £30,000
UK excluding London average salary £22,500 £21,500 £25,000
% change year-on-year
+4.65% -14.00%

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
97897 101300 100030
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 96.11% 96.45% 96.25%
Number of salaries quoted 82176 83924 80368
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £26,500 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £70,000 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+5.00% -

Graduate Programmer
Jobs Demand Trend

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

Graduate Programmer Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

Graduate Programmer
Salary Trend

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

Graduate Programmer Salary Trend in the UK

Graduate Programmer
Salary Histogram

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Graduate Programmer over the 3 months to 14 February 2016 within the UK.

Graduate Programmer Salary Histogram in the UK

Graduate Programmer
Top 25 Job Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Graduate Programmer within the UK over the 3 months to 14 February 2016. 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
England +1 24 £25,000 - 5
London +11 10 £50,000 +66.66% 3
South East +4 5 £25,000 - 2
West Midlands -23 4 £20,500 +7.89%
Warwickshire - 3 £20,000 -
East of England +4 2 £24,000 -11.11%
Tyne and Wear - 2 £22,500 -
North East - 2 £22,500 -
East Sussex - 2 - -
Essex - 2 £24,000 -
Brighton - 2 - -
Chelmsford - 2 £24,000 -
Newcastle upon Tyne - 2 £22,500 -
City of London +52 1 £35,000 +16.66% 1
North West +31 1 £20,500 -18.00%
Cheshire +28 1 £20,500 -18.00%
Staffordshire -1 1 £21,000 +10.52%
Hampshire - 1 £20,000 -
West Sussex - 1 £30,000 - 1
Runcorn - 1 £20,500 -
Stratford-upon-Avon - 1 £25,000 -
Buckinghamshire - 1 £25,000 - 1
Lichfield - 1 £21,000 -
Milton Keynes - 1 £25,000 - 1
Farnborough - 1 £20,000 -

Graduate Programmer
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 14 February 2016, IT jobs within the UK that cited Graduate Programmer 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 Programmer in their job title.

1 40 (63.49%) C#
2 39 (61.90%) Degree
3 33 (52.38%) .NET
4 29 (46.03%) Java
5 27 (42.86%) SQL
6 24 (38.10%) HTML
7 22 (34.92%) Computer Science
7 22 (34.92%) Software Engineering
8 20 (31.75%) ASP.NET
9 18 (28.57%) C++
10 17 (26.98%) SQL Server
11 14 (22.22%) JavaScript
12 13 (20.63%) WCF
12 13 (20.63%) WPF
13 12 (19.05%) Incident Management
13 12 (19.05%) SOA
13 12 (19.05%) WinForms
14 10 (15.87%) Microsoft
15 9 (14.29%) Mathematics
16 8 (12.70%) Front Office
16 8 (12.70%) XML
16 8 (12.70%) Hedge funds
17 7 (11.11%) SDLC
17 7 (11.11%) Visual Studio
17 7 (11.11%) VB.NET
17 7 (11.11%) Python
17 7 (11.11%) OO
18 6 (9.52%) Eclipse
18 6 (9.52%) MVC
18 6 (9.52%) Finance

Graduate Programmer
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 14 February 2016, IT jobs within the UK that cited Graduate Programmer 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 Programmer in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 4 (6.35%) Tomcat
2 1 (1.59%) Apache
2 1 (1.59%) SAS
Applications
1 5 (7.94%) MS Excel
2 2 (3.17%) Photoshop
3 1 (1.59%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.59%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 3 (4.76%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 17 (26.98%) SQL Server
2 6 (9.52%) MySQL
3 2 (3.17%) Relational Database
4 1 (1.59%) Data Mining
4 1 (1.59%) SQL Server 2008
4 1 (1.59%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 7 (11.11%) Visual Studio
2 6 (9.52%) Eclipse
3 3 (4.76%) Git (software)
3 3 (4.76%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 8 (12.70%) Front Office
2 6 (9.52%) Finance
2 6 (9.52%) Games
3 3 (4.76%) Electronics
3 3 (4.76%) Telecoms
4 2 (3.17%) Manufacturing
4 2 (3.17%) Marketing
5 1 (1.59%) Banking
5 1 (1.59%) German Language
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 33 (52.38%) .NET
2 24 (38.10%) HTML
3 20 (31.75%) ASP.NET
4 13 (20.63%) WCF
4 13 (20.63%) WPF
5 12 (19.05%) WinForms
6 8 (12.70%) XML
7 6 (9.52%) CSS
8 4 (6.35%) J2EE
9 3 (4.76%) Hibernate
9 3 (4.76%) JSP
9 3 (4.76%) Ruby on Rails
9 3 (4.76%) Web Services
9 3 (4.76%) XSD
10 2 (3.17%) .NET Framework
10 2 (3.17%) ASP.NET Web API
10 2 (3.17%) jQuery
11 1 (1.59%) RabbitMQ
11 1 (1.59%) Unity (Game Engine)
Miscellaneous
1 22 (34.92%) Computer Science
2 9 (14.29%) Mathematics
3 8 (12.70%) Hedge funds
4 3 (4.76%) Physics
5 2 (3.17%) Analytical Skills
5 2 (3.17%) Visualisation
6 1 (1.59%) Economics
6 1 (1.59%) Mobile Games
6 1 (1.59%) Statistics
Operating Systems
1 4 (6.35%) Windows
2 3 (4.76%) CentOS
3 1 (1.59%) Linux
3 1 (1.59%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 1 (1.59%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 22 (34.92%) Software Engineering
2 12 (19.05%) Incident Management
2 12 (19.05%) SOA
3 7 (11.11%) OO
3 7 (11.11%) SDLC
4 6 (9.52%) MVC
5 5 (7.94%) Agile Software Development
5 5 (7.94%) OOP
6 3 (4.76%) SEO
6 3 (4.76%) UML
7 2 (3.17%) Continuous Integration
7 2 (3.17%) CRM
7 2 (3.17%) Open Source
7 2 (3.17%) TDD
7 2 (3.17%) Video Processing
8 1 (1.59%) Change Control
8 1 (1.59%) Database Theory
8 1 (1.59%) Kalman Filter
8 1 (1.59%) Performance Analysis
8 1 (1.59%) Structured Programming
Programming Languages
1 40 (63.49%) C#
2 29 (46.03%) Java
3 27 (42.86%) SQL
4 18 (28.57%) C++
5 14 (22.22%) JavaScript
6 7 (11.11%) Python
6 7 (11.11%) VB.NET
7 6 (9.52%) T-SQL
8 3 (4.76%) Bash Shell
8 3 (4.76%) Go
8 3 (4.76%) Ruby
9 2 (3.17%) C
9 2 (3.17%) PHP
9 2 (3.17%) PL/SQL
10 1 (1.59%) R
10 1 (1.59%) VBA
Qualifications
1 39 (61.90%) Degree
2 5 (7.94%) HND
System Software
1 1 (1.59%) Firmware
Vendors
1 10 (15.87%) Microsoft
2 3 (4.76%) Sybase
3 2 (3.17%) Oracle
4 1 (1.59%) Red Hat
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