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

Location
3 months to
28 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Graduate Programmer
Rank 856 858 831
Rank change year-on-year
+2 -27
Permanent jobs requiring a Graduate Programmer 37 49 42
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.034% 0.043% 0.040%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.036% 0.045% 0.042%
Number of salaries quoted 37 43 41
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 £19,000 £20,000
10% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £30,000 £32,000
UK excluding London average salary £22,750 £24,000 £25,000
% change year-on-year
-5.20% -4.00%

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
103166 108467 100157
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 94.20% 94.53% 94.28%
Number of salaries quoted 85861 87695 83035
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 £70,000 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £39,000
% change year-on-year
- +2.56%

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 28 August 2015 within the UK.

Graduate Programmer Salary Histogram in the UK

Graduate Programmer
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 Programmer within the UK over the 3 months to 28 August 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 -1 33 £25,000 +2.04% 2
South East +11 9 £20,000 -16.66%
London +11 7 £26,000 -13.33%
East of England +4 7 £25,000 - 1
West Sussex - 6 £20,000 -
Essex -4 5 £24,000 -20.00% 1
West Midlands -7 5 £25,000 +2.04% 1
Yorkshire - 4 £21,500 -
West Yorkshire - 4 £21,500 -
Scotland -1 3 £21,000 +10.52%
Crawley - 3 £20,000 -
Huddersfield - 3 £21,500 -
Chelmsford - 3 £24,000 - 1
Warwickshire +5 2 £25,000 -
Glasgow +2 2 £21,000 +10.52%
Suffolk +1 2 £25,000 +25.00%
Surrey +1 2 £25,500 +6.25%
Colchester - 2 £25,000 -
Ipswich - 2 £25,000 -
Birmingham - 2 £22,500 -
City of London +25 1 £26,000 -25.71%
East Sussex +18 1 £19,000 -17.39%
Berkshire +9 1 £27,500 +10.00%
Hampshire +5 1 £27,500 -8.33%
North West +2 1 £19,000 -
Guildford 0 1 £27,500 +37.50%
Manchester 0 1 £19,000 -
Reading -1 1 £27,500 +7.84%
Worcestershire -4 1 £25,000 +4.16% 1
Wales -6 1 £20,000 -20.00%

Graduate Programmer
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 28 August 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 43 (66.15%) C#
1 43 (66.15%) .NET
2 34 (52.31%) HTML
3 33 (50.77%) JavaScript
4 29 (44.62%) SQL Server
4 29 (44.62%) Microsoft
5 28 (43.08%) Agile Software Development
6 25 (38.46%) TDD
6 25 (38.46%) jQuery
6 25 (38.46%) Java
7 24 (36.92%) Degree
8 22 (33.85%) Computer Science
9 20 (30.77%) Microsoft Certification
10 19 (29.23%) Twitter Bootstrap
11 18 (27.69%) ASP.NET
11 18 (27.69%) Software Engineering
12 16 (24.62%) SQL
13 13 (20.00%) VB.NET
14 11 (16.92%) Mathematics
15 10 (15.38%) C++
16 9 (13.85%) Visual Studio
16 9 (13.85%) XML
17 7 (10.77%) CSS
17 7 (10.77%) VB
17 7 (10.77%) Tomcat
17 7 (10.77%) MVC
17 7 (10.77%) Finance
18 6 (9.23%) Telecoms
18 6 (9.23%) Apache
18 6 (9.23%) MS Excel

Graduate Programmer
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 28 August 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 (10.77%) Tomcat
2 6 (9.23%) Apache
3 4 (6.15%) Node.js
4 3 (4.62%) SharePoint
5 1 (1.54%) SAS
Applications
1 6 (9.23%) MS Excel
2 2 (3.08%) MS PowerPoint
2 2 (3.08%) MS Office
3 1 (1.54%) Photoshop
3 1 (1.54%) PowerPivot
Communications & Networking
1 1 (1.54%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 29 (44.62%) SQL Server
2 6 (9.23%) MySQL
3 2 (3.08%) Big Data
3 2 (3.08%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 1 (1.54%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 1 (1.54%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 1 (1.54%) Hadoop
4 1 (1.54%) Apache Hive
4 1 (1.54%) Crystal Reports
4 1 (1.54%) Data Warehouse
4 1 (1.54%) Microsoft Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 9 (13.85%) Visual Studio
2 3 (4.62%) VSS/SourceSafe
3 1 (1.54%) Eclipse
3 1 (1.54%) NUnit
3 1 (1.54%) Git (software)
General
1 7 (10.77%) Finance
2 6 (9.23%) Telecoms
3 2 (3.08%) Law
3 2 (3.08%) Games
4 1 (1.54%) Banking
4 1 (1.54%) Manufacturing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 43 (66.15%) .NET
2 34 (52.31%) HTML
3 25 (38.46%) jQuery
4 19 (29.23%) Twitter Bootstrap
5 18 (27.69%) ASP.NET
6 9 (13.85%) XML
7 7 (10.77%) CSS
8 6 (9.23%) RabbitMQ
9 4 (6.15%) XML Schema
9 4 (6.15%) KnockoutJS
9 4 (6.15%) io.js
10 3 (4.62%) WinForms
10 3 (4.62%) WCF
10 3 (4.62%) WPF
10 3 (4.62%) XSD
11 2 (3.08%) JSON
11 2 (3.08%) Backbone.js
11 2 (3.08%) AngularJS
11 2 (3.08%) Unity (Game Engine)
12 1 (1.54%) Ajax
Miscellaneous
1 22 (33.85%) Computer Science
2 11 (16.92%) Mathematics
3 4 (6.15%) Mobile App
3 4 (6.15%) Analytical Skills
4 3 (4.62%) Physics
5 2 (3.08%) Statistics
5 2 (3.08%) iPhone
6 1 (1.54%) Enterprise Software
6 1 (1.54%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 6 (9.23%) Linux
1 6 (9.23%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 2 (3.08%) Apple iOS
2 2 (3.08%) Android
3 1 (1.54%) CentOS
3 1 (1.54%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 28 (43.08%) Agile Software Development
2 25 (38.46%) TDD
3 18 (27.69%) Software Engineering
4 7 (10.77%) MVC
5 5 (7.69%) Migration
6 4 (6.15%) Service Delivery
6 4 (6.15%) Web Development
6 4 (6.15%) Mobile Application Development
6 4 (6.15%) Mentoring
7 3 (4.62%) Incident Management
7 3 (4.62%) SOA
7 3 (4.62%) UML
8 2 (3.08%) Business Intelligence
8 2 (3.08%) Mobile Development
8 2 (3.08%) Business Analysis
9 1 (1.54%) Statistical Analysis
9 1 (1.54%) Kalman Filter
9 1 (1.54%) SDLC
9 1 (1.54%) Project Management
9 1 (1.54%) SEO
Programming Languages
1 43 (66.15%) C#
2 33 (50.77%) JavaScript
3 25 (38.46%) Java
4 16 (24.62%) SQL
5 13 (20.00%) VB.NET
6 10 (15.38%) C++
7 7 (10.77%) VB
8 6 (9.23%) VB6
9 4 (6.15%) Python
9 4 (6.15%) PHP
10 2 (3.08%) T-SQL
10 2 (3.08%) Ruby
10 2 (3.08%) Scala
11 1 (1.54%) Bash Shell
11 1 (1.54%) C
Qualifications
1 24 (36.92%) Degree
2 20 (30.77%) Microsoft Certification
3 1 (1.54%) Sun Certification
3 1 (1.54%) MCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.54%) HL7
Vendors
1 29 (44.62%) Microsoft
2 6 (9.23%) Red Hat
3 1 (1.54%) Oracle
3 1 (1.54%) Sybase
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