The first table below looks at the demand 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 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Job Titles currently tracked.

Location
3 months to
28 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Graduate Programmer
Rank 854 839 847
Rank change year-on-year
-15 +8
Permanent jobs requiring a Graduate Programmer 59 43 49
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.050% 0.040% 0.042%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.053% 0.042% 0.044%
Number of salaries quoted 49 41 48
Average salary £21,500 £22,500 £22,750
Average salary % change year-on-year
-4.44% -1.09%
90% offered a salary of more than £19,000 £20,000 £19,000
10% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £31,550 £27,500
UK excluding London average salary £20,000 £22,000 £20,500
% change year-on-year
-9.09% +7.31%
Job Titles Category
UK
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
110530 102537 112239
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 94.42% 94.28% 95.11%
Number of salaries quoted 90232 84940 96167
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 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £70,000 £67,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £38,500 £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 28 July 2014 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 July 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
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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 -28 41 £24,000 +6.66% 3
South East +13 12 £24,000 -4.00% 2
London -62 11 £25,000 +11.11% 1
Glasgow - 9 £19,000 -
Scotland - 9 £19,000 -
Wales - 9 £25,000 -
South West - 8 £19,000 - 1
Bristol - 8 £19,000 -
North Wales - 7 £25,000 -
Surrey -9 4 £24,000 -4.00%
City of London -11 4 £21,500 -15.68%
West Midlands -13 4 - -
Berkshire +15 3 £25,000 -3.84% 1
East Midlands -6 3 £17,500 +2.94%
Hampshire +4 2 £30,000 +39.53%
North West -1 2 £19,000 -8.43%
Reading -6 2 £25,500 -1.92%
Manchester -12 2 £19,000 -9.52%
Brighton - 2 £23,000 -
Cardiff - 2 £20,000 -
Rochdale - 2 £19,000 -
Southampton - 2 £30,000 -
Towcester - 2 £17,500 -
East Sussex - 2 £23,000 -
South Wales - 2 £20,000 -
Northamptonshire - 2 £17,500 -
Nottinghamshire +4 1 £19,000 +11.76%
Essex -4 1 £30,000 +66.66%
East of England -17 1 £30,000 +33.33%
Kent - 1 £21,500 -

Graduate Programmer
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 28 July 2014, 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 73 (62.39%) C#
2 63 (53.85%) .NET
3 48 (41.03%) SQL Server
4 47 (40.17%) MVC
5 42 (35.90%) Degree
6 37 (31.62%) Computer Science
6 37 (31.62%) ASP.NET
7 30 (25.64%) Agile Software Development
8 26 (22.22%) Software Engineering
9 24 (20.51%) C++
9 24 (20.51%) JavaScript
10 22 (18.80%) Java
11 20 (17.09%) Microsoft
12 18 (15.38%) Manufacturing
13 17 (14.53%) SEO
13 17 (14.53%) Finance
13 17 (14.53%) User Experience Design
14 16 (13.68%) Mathematics
15 15 (12.82%) TDD
15 15 (12.82%) HTML
16 14 (11.97%) C
16 14 (11.97%) SQL
16 14 (11.97%) MS Excel
17 13 (11.11%) Scrum
18 12 (10.26%) CSS
19 11 (9.40%) PHP
19 11 (9.40%) Physics
20 10 (8.55%) OOP
20 10 (8.55%) SQL Server 2008
20 10 (8.55%) SQL Server 2012

Graduate Programmer
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 28 July 2014, 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.

Applications
1 14 (11.97%) MS Excel
2 1 (0.85%) Maya
2 1 (0.85%) Photoshop
2 1 (0.85%) Simulink
2 1 (0.85%) AutoCAD
Business Applications
1 2 (1.71%) SAP Oil and Gas
Communications & Networking
1 4 (3.42%) Intranet
1 4 (3.42%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 48 (41.03%) SQL Server
2 10 (8.55%) SQL Server 2008
2 10 (8.55%) SQL Server 2012
3 4 (3.42%) MySQL
4 3 (2.56%) MongoDB
5 1 (0.85%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 4 (3.42%) Git (software)
1 4 (3.42%) Subversion
2 2 (1.71%) Xcode
General
1 18 (15.38%) Manufacturing
2 17 (14.53%) Finance
3 8 (6.84%) Games
4 7 (5.98%) Pharmaceutical
5 4 (3.42%) Electronics
6 2 (1.71%) Telecoms
6 2 (1.71%) Marketing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 63 (53.85%) .NET
2 37 (31.62%) ASP.NET
3 15 (12.82%) HTML
4 12 (10.26%) CSS
5 10 (8.55%) ASP.NET Web Forms
6 8 (6.84%) jQuery
7 5 (4.27%) Unity (Game Engine)
8 4 (3.42%) CodeIgniter
8 4 (3.42%) LAMP
9 3 (2.56%) Flash
9 3 (2.56%) ASP.NET MVC
10 2 (1.71%) OpenCL
10 2 (1.71%) HTML5
10 2 (1.71%) WPF
10 2 (1.71%) OpenMP
11 1 (0.85%) WinForms
11 1 (0.85%) WCF
11 1 (0.85%) Adobe AIR
11 1 (0.85%) XNA
11 1 (0.85%) STL
Miscellaneous
1 37 (31.62%) Computer Science
2 16 (13.68%) Mathematics
3 11 (9.40%) Physics
4 8 (6.84%) Social Network
5 7 (5.98%) Life Science
6 5 (4.27%) Mobile Games
7 4 (3.42%) Mainframe
8 2 (1.71%) DTV
8 2 (1.71%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
8 2 (1.71%) iPhone
8 2 (1.71%) VHDL
9 1 (0.85%) E-Learning
9 1 (0.85%) Hedge funds
9 1 (0.85%) Social Gaming
9 1 (0.85%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 4 (3.42%) Linux
2 2 (1.71%) Apple iOS
2 2 (1.71%) Mac OS
2 2 (1.71%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 47 (40.17%) MVC
2 30 (25.64%) Agile Software Development
3 26 (22.22%) Software Engineering
4 17 (14.53%) SEO
4 17 (14.53%) User Experience Design
5 15 (12.82%) TDD
6 13 (11.11%) Scrum
7 10 (8.55%) OOP
8 7 (5.98%) Content Management
8 7 (5.98%) OO
9 5 (4.27%) Computer Forensics
10 4 (3.42%) Web Development
11 3 (2.56%) Analytics
12 2 (1.71%) Android Development
12 2 (1.71%) iOS Development
12 2 (1.71%) BDD
12 2 (1.71%) Image Processing
12 2 (1.71%) Business Intelligence
12 2 (1.71%) Migration
12 2 (1.71%) E-Commerce
Programming Languages
1 73 (62.39%) C#
2 24 (20.51%) C++
2 24 (20.51%) JavaScript
3 22 (18.80%) Java
4 14 (11.97%) C
4 14 (11.97%) SQL
5 11 (9.40%) PHP
6 4 (3.42%) Assembly Language
7 3 (2.56%) Python
7 3 (2.56%) ActionScript
7 3 (2.56%) MATLAB
8 2 (1.71%) R
8 2 (1.71%) Lua
8 2 (1.71%) Objective-C
9 1 (0.85%) VB
9 1 (0.85%) VB.NET
9 1 (0.85%) XAML
9 1 (0.85%) Clojure
Qualifications
1 42 (35.90%) Degree
2 5 (4.27%) Sun Certification
3 4 (3.42%) Security Cleared
3 4 (3.42%) PhD
4 3 (2.56%) HND
5 1 (0.85%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (1.71%) QA
Vendors
1 20 (17.09%) Microsoft
2 6 (5.13%) Oracle
3 2 (1.71%) SAP
4 1 (0.85%) SolidWorks
4 1 (0.85%) Adobe
4 1 (0.85%) Autodesk
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