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

Location
3 months to
31 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Graduate Programmer
Rank 855 870 835
Rank change year-on-year
+15 -35
Permanent jobs requiring a Graduate Programmer 37 59 45
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.034% 0.050% 0.041%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.036% 0.053% 0.044%
Number of salaries quoted 37 49 43
Average salary £25,000 £24,000 £22,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+4.16% +6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £21,000 £19,000 £20,000
10% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £30,000 £30,650
UK excluding London average salary £25,000 £20,000 £22,500
% change year-on-year
+25.00% -11.11%

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
103310 110572 102545
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 94.34% 94.52% 94.31%
Number of salaries quoted 85440 90223 84888
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,000 £26,500 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £67,500 £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 July 2015 within the UK.

Graduate Programmer Salary Histogram in the UK

Graduate Programmer
Top 29 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 July 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 +11 34 £25,000 +4.16% 4
East of England +21 17 £25,000 -16.66% 1
Suffolk - 9 £25,000 -
Ipswich - 9 £25,000 -
London +26 8 £27,500 +10.00% 1
Essex +5 8 £25,000 -16.66% 1
Colchester - 7 £25,000 -
South East -6 6 £25,500 +6.25% 1
Scotland +9 3 £21,000 +10.52% 1
West Midlands -11 3 £22,500 - 1
West Sussex - 3 £20,000 -
Surrey +13 2 £25,500 +6.25%
Glasgow +6 2 £21,000 +10.52% 1
Birmingham - 2 £22,500 -
East Sussex +27 1 £19,000 -17.39%
Reading +6 1 £27,500 +7.84%
Guildford +5 1 £27,500 +37.50%
Berkshire +3 1 £27,500 +10.00%
Hampshire +1 1 £27,500 -8.33%
Oxfordshire - 1 £27,500 -
Crawley - 1 £20,000 -
Warwickshire - 1 £25,000 - 1
Slough - 1 £27,500 -
Hove - 1 £19,000 -
Chelmsford - 1 £24,000 - 1
Basingstoke - 1 £27,500 -
Henley-on-Thames - 1 £27,500 -
Epsom - 1 £23,500 -
Edinburgh - 1 £23,000 -

Graduate Programmer
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 31 July 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 37 (68.52%) C#
2 36 (66.67%) .NET
3 30 (55.56%) HTML
3 30 (55.56%) JavaScript
4 28 (51.85%) Agile Software Development
5 27 (50.00%) Microsoft
6 25 (46.30%) TDD
6 25 (46.30%) SQL Server
7 24 (44.44%) jQuery
8 20 (37.04%) Degree
8 20 (37.04%) Microsoft Certification
9 19 (35.19%) Twitter Bootstrap
10 17 (31.48%) Java
10 17 (31.48%) Computer Science
11 14 (25.93%) Software Engineering
12 13 (24.07%) ASP.NET
13 12 (22.22%) SQL
14 10 (18.52%) VB.NET
14 10 (18.52%) Mathematics
15 8 (14.81%) C++
15 8 (14.81%) XML
16 7 (12.96%) CSS
16 7 (12.96%) Visual Studio
16 7 (12.96%) VB
16 7 (12.96%) MVC
17 6 (11.11%) VB6
17 6 (11.11%) Finance
18 5 (9.26%) Migration
19 4 (7.41%) Service Delivery
19 4 (7.41%) MySQL

Graduate Programmer
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 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 4 (7.41%) Node.js
2 3 (5.56%) Apache
2 3 (5.56%) Tomcat
2 3 (5.56%) SharePoint
3 1 (1.85%) SAS
Applications
1 4 (7.41%) MS Excel
2 2 (3.70%) MS PowerPoint
3 1 (1.85%) PowerPivot
3 1 (1.85%) MS Office
Database & Business Intelligence
1 25 (46.30%) SQL Server
2 4 (7.41%) MySQL
3 2 (3.70%) Big Data
3 2 (3.70%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 1 (1.85%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 1 (1.85%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 1 (1.85%) Hadoop
4 1 (1.85%) Apache Hive
4 1 (1.85%) Crystal Reports
4 1 (1.85%) Data Warehouse
4 1 (1.85%) Microsoft Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 7 (12.96%) Visual Studio
2 3 (5.56%) VSS/SourceSafe
3 1 (1.85%) NUnit
3 1 (1.85%) Subversion
3 1 (1.85%) Git (software)
General
1 6 (11.11%) Finance
2 3 (5.56%) Telecoms
3 2 (3.70%) Law
3 2 (3.70%) Games
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 36 (66.67%) .NET
2 30 (55.56%) HTML
3 24 (44.44%) jQuery
4 19 (35.19%) Twitter Bootstrap
5 13 (24.07%) ASP.NET
6 8 (14.81%) XML
7 7 (12.96%) CSS
8 4 (7.41%) XML Schema
8 4 (7.41%) io.js
8 4 (7.41%) KnockoutJS
9 3 (5.56%) RabbitMQ
9 3 (5.56%) XSD
10 2 (3.70%) JSON
10 2 (3.70%) AngularJS
10 2 (3.70%) Backbone.js
10 2 (3.70%) Unity (Game Engine)
11 1 (1.85%) Laravel
11 1 (1.85%) Ajax
Miscellaneous
1 17 (31.48%) Computer Science
2 10 (18.52%) Mathematics
3 4 (7.41%) Mobile App
4 3 (5.56%) Analytical Skills
5 2 (3.70%) iPhone
5 2 (3.70%) Physics
5 2 (3.70%) Statistics
6 1 (1.85%) NHS
6 1 (1.85%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 4 (7.41%) Linux
2 3 (5.56%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 2 (3.70%) Apple iOS
3 2 (3.70%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 28 (51.85%) Agile Software Development
2 25 (46.30%) TDD
3 14 (25.93%) Software Engineering
4 7 (12.96%) MVC
5 5 (9.26%) Migration
6 4 (7.41%) Service Delivery
6 4 (7.41%) Web Development
6 4 (7.41%) Mobile Application Development
6 4 (7.41%) Mentoring
7 3 (5.56%) UML
8 2 (3.70%) Business Intelligence
8 2 (3.70%) Mobile Development
9 1 (1.85%) Kalman Filter
9 1 (1.85%) Time Management
9 1 (1.85%) Data Mapping
9 1 (1.85%) Business Analysis
9 1 (1.85%) OOP
9 1 (1.85%) E-Commerce
9 1 (1.85%) Data Analysis
Programming Languages
1 37 (68.52%) C#
2 30 (55.56%) JavaScript
3 17 (31.48%) Java
4 12 (22.22%) SQL
5 10 (18.52%) VB.NET
6 8 (14.81%) C++
7 7 (12.96%) VB
8 6 (11.11%) VB6
9 4 (7.41%) Python
9 4 (7.41%) PHP
10 2 (3.70%) Ruby
10 2 (3.70%) Scala
11 1 (1.85%) T-SQL
11 1 (1.85%) C
Qualifications
1 20 (37.04%) Microsoft Certification
1 20 (37.04%) Degree
2 1 (1.85%) MCSE
2 1 (1.85%) Sun Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.85%) HL7
Vendors
1 27 (50.00%) Microsoft
2 3 (5.56%) Red Hat
3 1 (1.85%) Oracle
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