The statistics below represent IT jobs advertised across the UK that had Graduate Software Developer featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the salaries offered over the 3 months to 24 May 2016 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
24 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Graduate Software Developer
Rank 773 741 796
Rank change year-on-year
-32 +55
Permanent jobs requiring a Graduate Software Developer 159 207 208
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.16% 0.19% 0.17%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.17% 0.20% 0.18%
Number of salaries quoted 153 200 175
Median salary £25,000 £25,000 £25,000
90% offered a salary of more than £22,000 £21,500 £20,500
10% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £32,500 £30,000
UK excluding London median salary £25,000 £25,000 £22,500
% change year-on-year
- +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
94892 102869 114926
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 96.27% 96.47% 96.51%
Number of salaries quoted 79750 84327 94069
Median salary £46,000 £45,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+2.22% -
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £26,500 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £68,500 £70,000
UK excluding London median salary £41,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.75% -

Graduate Software Developer
Jobs Demand Trend

The demand trend of job ads that featured Graduate Software Developer in the job title.

Graduate Software Developer Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

Graduate Software Developer
Salary Trend

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

Graduate Software Developer Salary Trend in the UK

Graduate Software Developer
Salary Histogram

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Graduate Software Developer over the 3 months to 24 May 2016 within the UK.

Graduate Software Developer Salary Histogram in the UK

Graduate Software Developer
Top 30 Job Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Graduate Software Developer within the UK over the 3 months to 24 May 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
England -1 155 £25,000 - 28
London +38 53 £29,000 -3.33% 3
South East +44 44 £25,000 -7.40% 7
East of England -9 22 £28,000 +12.00% 8
Cambridgeshire +6 15 £28,250 +13.00% 5
Hampshire +9 13 £25,000 -1.96% 2
North West +24 11 £26,000 +4.00% 5
Cambridge +4 10 £28,000 +12.00% 5
Kent - 10 £25,000 -
Yorkshire +9 8 £22,750 +5.81% 2
Surrey +2 8 £29,500 -1.66% 2
West Midlands -39 8 £22,250 -11.00% 1
Southampton +2 7 £22,500 -10.00% 1
Manchester +1 7 £26,000 +4.00% 3
South West +1 7 £23,000 -12.38% 2
Oxfordshire +8 6 £23,500 -2.08% 2
Berkshire - 6 £24,250 - 1
South Yorkshire +33 5 £20,000 -6.97%
Fareham -3 5 £25,000 -7.40%
Warwickshire -3 4 £21,000 -23.63% 1
Suffolk -17 4 £26,500 +17.77% 1
Wales - 4 £24,500 -
South Wales - 4 £24,500 -
Wallingford - 4 £23,500 - 1
Orpington - 4 £22,500 -
Hertfordshire +13 3 £25,000 +2.04% 1
Gloucestershire -3 3 £23,000 -10.67%
Cheltenham -8 3 £23,000 -10.67%
Ipswich -11 3 £23,000 +2.22% 1
Warwick -20 3 £21,000 +5.00%

Graduate Software Developer Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 24 May 2016, Graduate Software Developer job roles required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads featuring Graduate Software Developer in the job title.

1 195 (66.33%) Degree
2 154 (52.38%) C#
2 154 (52.38%) Java
3 147 (50.00%) SQL
4 141 (47.96%) Computer Science
5 138 (46.94%) C++
6 137 (46.60%) .NET
7 121 (41.16%) HTML
8 101 (34.35%) Agile Software Development
9 100 (34.01%) Software Engineering
10 94 (31.97%) JavaScript
11 81 (27.55%) Microsoft
12 77 (26.19%) CSS
13 66 (22.45%) Windows
14 65 (22.11%) OO
15 56 (19.05%) SDLC
16 55 (18.71%) PHP
17 53 (18.03%) Analytical Skills
18 43 (14.63%) HTML5
19 40 (13.61%) Apple iOS
19 40 (13.61%) ASP.NET
20 39 (13.27%) SQL Server
20 39 (13.27%) Mathematics
21 38 (12.93%) Android
21 38 (12.93%) Python
22 37 (12.59%) C
23 36 (12.24%) Oracle
23 36 (12.24%) Linux
24 35 (11.90%) Mobile App
25 33 (11.22%) Visual Studio

Graduate Software Developer Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 26 (8.84%) SharePoint
2 10 (3.40%) Node.js
3 7 (2.38%) IIS
4 4 (1.36%) Oracle Coherence
5 3 (1.02%) Facebook Platform
6 2 (0.68%) Tomcat
7 1 (0.34%) Apache
7 1 (0.34%) CMS
7 1 (0.34%) Confluence
7 1 (0.34%) nginx
7 1 (0.34%) WebLogic
Applications
1 11 (3.74%) MS Excel
2 5 (1.70%) MS Office
3 2 (0.68%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 1 (0.34%) Dynamics CRM
1 1 (0.34%) SystmOne
Cloud Services
1 7 (2.38%) SaaS
2 5 (1.70%) Amazon AWS
2 5 (1.70%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (0.34%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 10 (3.40%) HTTP
2 6 (2.04%) TCP/IP
3 1 (0.34%) AMQP
3 1 (0.34%) Network Security
3 1 (0.34%) SSH
3 1 (0.34%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 39 (13.27%) SQL Server
2 26 (8.84%) MySQL
3 22 (7.48%) Relational Database
4 14 (4.76%) SQL Server 2008
5 12 (4.08%) SQL Server 2012
5 12 (4.08%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 10 (3.40%) Oracle Database
6 10 (3.40%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 8 (2.72%) Data Warehouse
7 8 (2.72%) SQL Server 2005
7 8 (2.72%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 6 (2.04%) RDBMS
9 4 (1.36%) Informix
9 4 (1.36%) MongoDB
9 4 (1.36%) SQL Server 2014
10 2 (0.68%) PostgreSQL
11 1 (0.34%) Apache Cassandra
11 1 (0.34%) Crystal Reports
11 1 (0.34%) Data Mining
11 1 (0.34%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 33 (11.22%) Visual Studio
2 19 (6.46%) Team Foundation Server
3 10 (3.40%) Subversion
4 9 (3.06%) NUnit
5 8 (2.72%) Moq
5 8 (2.72%) MSTest
6 5 (1.70%) Git (software)
6 5 (1.70%) JUnit
7 4 (1.36%) Bugzilla
7 4 (1.36%) CruiseControl
7 4 (1.36%) Eclipse
7 4 (1.36%) Trac
8 2 (0.68%) Gradle
8 2 (0.68%) Maven
8 2 (0.68%) Mercurial
8 2 (0.68%) PHPUnit
9 1 (0.34%) Jenkins
9 1 (0.34%) JIRA
9 1 (0.34%) TeamCity
9 1 (0.34%) WebDriver
General
1 24 (8.16%) Banking
1 24 (8.16%) Retail
2 21 (7.14%) Finance
3 20 (6.80%) Games
4 8 (2.72%) Telecoms
5 3 (1.02%) Aerospace
6 1 (0.34%) Financial Institution
6 1 (0.34%) Investment Banking
6 1 (0.34%) Legal
6 1 (0.34%) Manufacturing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 137 (46.60%) .NET
2 121 (41.16%) HTML
3 77 (26.19%) CSS
4 43 (14.63%) HTML5
5 40 (13.61%) ASP.NET
6 33 (11.22%) jQuery
7 32 (10.88%) XML
8 23 (7.82%) Web Services
9 21 (7.14%) .NET Framework
10 20 (6.80%) AngularJS
11 18 (6.12%) CSS3
12 17 (5.78%) Spring
13 15 (5.10%) J2EE
14 14 (4.76%) Ajax
14 14 (4.76%) Hibernate
14 14 (4.76%) WinForms
15 13 (4.42%) ASP.NET MVC
16 10 (3.40%) J2SE
16 10 (3.40%) WCF
17 8 (2.72%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 141 (47.96%) Computer Science
2 53 (18.03%) Analytical Skills
3 39 (13.27%) Mathematics
4 35 (11.90%) Mobile App
5 15 (5.10%) Physics
6 14 (4.76%) Hedge funds
7 11 (3.74%) Algorithms
8 6 (2.04%) Data Structures
9 5 (1.70%) User Experience
10 4 (1.36%) Data Protection Act
10 4 (1.36%) N-Tier
10 4 (1.36%) Tandem
11 3 (1.02%) Inversion of Control
11 3 (1.02%) Visualisation
12 2 (0.68%) CUDA
12 2 (0.68%) Enterprise Software
12 2 (0.68%) NHS
13 1 (0.34%) Contactless
13 1 (0.34%) Data Extraction
13 1 (0.34%) iSeries
Operating Systems
1 66 (22.45%) Windows
2 40 (13.61%) Apple iOS
3 38 (12.93%) Android
4 36 (12.24%) Linux
5 18 (6.12%) Windows Mobile
6 11 (3.74%) Unix
7 5 (1.70%) Oracle Linux
8 4 (1.36%) AIX
9 2 (0.68%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 101 (34.35%) Agile Software Development
2 100 (34.01%) Software Engineering
3 65 (22.11%) OO
4 56 (19.05%) SDLC
5 32 (10.88%) MVC
6 30 (10.20%) OOP
7 25 (8.50%) Web Development
8 17 (5.78%) Process Management
9 16 (5.44%) BDD
10 15 (5.10%) Data Protection
10 15 (5.10%) Mobile Application Development
10 15 (5.10%) Scrum
10 15 (5.10%) Waterfall
11 14 (4.76%) Mobile Development
12 13 (4.42%) UML
13 11 (3.74%) OOD
14 10 (3.40%) Business Intelligence
14 10 (3.40%) ITIL
15 9 (3.06%) E-Commerce
15 9 (3.06%) Web Design
Programming Languages
1 154 (52.38%) C#
1 154 (52.38%) Java
2 147 (50.00%) SQL
3 138 (46.94%) C++
4 94 (31.97%) JavaScript
5 55 (18.71%) PHP
6 38 (12.93%) Python
7 37 (12.59%) C
8 25 (8.50%) VB.NET
9 19 (6.46%) T-SQL
10 17 (5.78%) Objective-C
11 16 (5.44%) VBA
12 11 (3.74%) PL/SQL
13 8 (2.72%) Ruby
14 7 (2.38%) Perl
15 6 (2.04%) Bash Shell
15 6 (2.04%) VB
16 5 (1.70%) XAML
16 5 (1.70%) XPath
17 4 (1.36%) Embedded C
Qualifications
1 195 (66.33%) Degree
2 10 (3.40%) Microsoft Certification
3 8 (2.72%) Security Cleared
4 5 (1.70%) PhD
5 4 (1.36%) BC Cleared
5 4 (1.36%) DBS Check
5 4 (1.36%) DV Cleared
5 4 (1.36%) MCSD
5 4 (1.36%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 17 (5.78%) QA
2 4 (1.36%) Data Quality
System Software
1 8 (2.72%) Firmware
2 2 (0.68%) Cygwin
2 2 (0.68%) Docker
3 1 (0.34%) VirtualBox
3 1 (0.34%) zsh
Systems Management
1 1 (0.34%) Opscode Chef
1 1 (0.34%) Puppet
Vendors
1 81 (27.55%) Microsoft
2 36 (12.24%) Oracle
3 14 (4.76%) Progress
3 14 (4.76%) Xamarin
4 7 (2.38%) Sophos
5 4 (1.36%) Google
6 3 (1.02%) DevExpress
6 3 (1.02%) Facebook
7 1 (0.34%) Atlassian
7 1 (0.34%) Cognos
7 1 (0.34%) New Relic
7 1 (0.34%) Nintex
7 1 (0.34%) Salesforce.com
7 1 (0.34%) Trillium
7 1 (0.34%) Zend
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