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

Location
3 months to
31 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Graduate Programmer
Rank 879 843 862
Rank change year-on-year
-36 +19
Permanent jobs requiring a Graduate Programmer 16 63 42
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.015% 0.055% 0.038%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.015% 0.058% 0.040%
Number of salaries quoted 16 60 41
Average salary £22,000 £21,000 £22,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+4.76% -6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £19,500 £19,000 £16,000
10% offered a salary of more than £27,000 £30,000 £35,000
UK excluding London average salary £21,500 £20,500 £18,750
% change year-on-year
+4.87% +9.33%

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
103849 108425 103990
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 94.75% 94.58% 94.80%
Number of salaries quoted 85040 87699 86943
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £27,000 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £65,000 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%

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 31 March 2015 within the UK.

Graduate Programmer Salary Histogram in the UK

Graduate Programmer
Top 22 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 31 March 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
England -51 16 £22,000 +1.14% 9
Yorkshire -1 6 £20,750 +3.75%
East of England +11 3 £27,000 +6.93% 1
Hertfordshire - 3 £27,000 - 1
South Yorkshire - 3 £20,000 -
West Yorkshire - 3 £21,500 -
Leeds - 3 £21,500 -
Sheffield - 3 £20,000 -
St Albans - 3 £27,000 -
Bristol 0 2 £19,500 -11.36% 2
South West -9 2 £19,500 -11.36% 2
North West - 2 £23,750 - 1
City of London +6 1 £30,000 +9.09%
London +3 1 £30,000 +14.28% 1
South East -7 1 £21,500 +4.87% 1
East Midlands -21 1 £22,500 +18.42%
Northamptonshire - 1 £22,500 -
Northampton - 1 £22,500 -
Knutsford - 1 £25,000 -
Cheshire - 1 £25,000 -
Hampshire - 1 £21,500 -
Southampton - 1 £21,500 -

Graduate Programmer
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 31 March 2015, 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 35 (76.09%) Degree
2 31 (67.39%) .NET
3 27 (58.70%) C#
4 24 (52.17%) Software Engineering
5 23 (50.00%) HTML
6 21 (45.65%) ASP.NET
7 20 (43.48%) Computer Science
8 18 (39.13%) Java
9 15 (32.61%) JavaScript
9 15 (32.61%) SQL
9 15 (32.61%) SQL Server
9 15 (32.61%) Microsoft
10 14 (30.43%) XML
11 12 (26.09%) Visual Studio
11 12 (26.09%) Web Services
11 12 (26.09%) C++
11 12 (26.09%) Agile Software Development
11 12 (26.09%) .NET Framework
12 11 (23.91%) Mathematics
13 10 (21.74%) MVC
14 9 (19.57%) CSS
15 8 (17.39%) SQL Server 2008
15 8 (17.39%) VB.NET
16 7 (15.22%) VB
16 7 (15.22%) VSS/SourceSafe
16 7 (15.22%) XSD
16 7 (15.22%) UML
16 7 (15.22%) SharePoint
16 7 (15.22%) Hibernate
16 7 (15.22%) Spring

Graduate Programmer
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 31 March 2015, 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 7 (15.22%) SharePoint
2 6 (13.04%) MediaWiki
3 1 (2.17%) SAS
3 1 (2.17%) SugarCRM
3 1 (2.17%) Joomla!
Applications
1 5 (10.87%) Mingle
2 2 (4.35%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 1 (2.17%) Oracle EBS
1 1 (2.17%) Google Analytics
Communications & Networking
1 1 (2.17%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (32.61%) SQL Server
2 8 (17.39%) SQL Server 2008
3 5 (10.87%) RavenDB
3 5 (10.87%) Neo4j
4 3 (6.52%) SQL Server 2012
5 1 (2.17%) Crystal Reports
5 1 (2.17%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 1 (2.17%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 12 (26.09%) Visual Studio
2 7 (15.22%) VSS/SourceSafe
3 6 (13.04%) Git (software)
4 5 (10.87%) MSTest
4 5 (10.87%) Octopus Deploy
4 5 (10.87%) TeamCity
4 5 (10.87%) NUnit
5 1 (2.17%) Subversion
General
1 4 (8.70%) Finance
2 2 (4.35%) Games
3 1 (2.17%) Electronics
3 1 (2.17%) Manufacturing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 31 (67.39%) .NET
2 23 (50.00%) HTML
3 21 (45.65%) ASP.NET
4 14 (30.43%) XML
5 12 (26.09%) .NET Framework
5 12 (26.09%) Web Services
6 9 (19.57%) CSS
7 7 (15.22%) XSD
7 7 (15.22%) Hibernate
7 7 (15.22%) Spring
8 6 (13.04%) WCF
8 6 (13.04%) WF
8 6 (13.04%) SOAP
8 6 (13.04%) J2EE
8 6 (13.04%) ASP.NET MVC
9 5 (10.87%) HTML5
9 5 (10.87%) CSS3
9 5 (10.87%) RESTful
9 5 (10.87%) ASP.NET MVC 4
10 3 (6.52%) ASP.NET Web Forms
Miscellaneous
1 20 (43.48%) Computer Science
2 11 (23.91%) Mathematics
3 6 (13.04%) Open Source
4 2 (4.35%) Statistics
4 2 (4.35%) Analytical Skills
5 1 (2.17%) NHS
5 1 (2.17%) Physics
5 1 (2.17%) Social Media
5 1 (2.17%) Kindle
5 1 (2.17%) Mobile App
5 1 (2.17%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 5 (10.87%) Windows
2 1 (2.17%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 24 (52.17%) Software Engineering
2 12 (26.09%) Agile Software Development
3 10 (21.74%) MVC
4 7 (15.22%) UML
5 6 (13.04%) Document Management
5 6 (13.04%) System Testing
6 5 (10.87%) Web Development
6 5 (10.87%) Unit Testing
6 5 (10.87%) TDD
6 5 (10.87%) OO
6 5 (10.87%) BDD
6 5 (10.87%) CQRS
7 1 (2.17%) Web Application Development
7 1 (2.17%) Analytics
7 1 (2.17%) Kalman Filter
7 1 (2.17%) CRM
7 1 (2.17%) E-Commerce
7 1 (2.17%) ERP
7 1 (2.17%) Business Intelligence
7 1 (2.17%) Content Management
Programming Languages
1 27 (58.70%) C#
2 18 (39.13%) Java
3 15 (32.61%) JavaScript
3 15 (32.61%) SQL
4 12 (26.09%) C++
5 8 (17.39%) VB.NET
6 7 (15.22%) VB
7 5 (10.87%) PowerShell
8 4 (8.70%) PHP
9 1 (2.17%) COBOL
9 1 (2.17%) VBA
9 1 (2.17%) Objective-C
9 1 (2.17%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 35 (76.09%) Degree
2 2 (4.35%) Sun Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.17%) ISO 9001
1 1 (2.17%) HL7
System Software
1 1 (2.17%) Firmware
Vendors
1 15 (32.61%) Microsoft
2 4 (8.70%) Oracle
3 1 (2.17%) JD Edwards
3 1 (2.17%) Google
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