The table below looks at the statistics for the Graduate Software Developer role in IT jobs advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Graduate Software Developer in their job title over the 3 months to 5 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
5 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Graduate Software Developer
Rank 774 789 648
Rank change year-on-year
+15 -141
Permanent jobs requiring a Graduate Software Developer 130 131 239
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.12% 0.11% 0.22%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.12% 0.12% 0.23%
Number of salaries quoted 124 119 216
Average salary £25,000 £23,000 £27,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+8.69% -16.36%
90% offered a salary of more than £21,500 £20,000 £20,125
10% offered a salary of more than £31,000 £27,500 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £25,000 £22,500 £23,500
% change year-on-year
+11.11% -4.25%

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
104512 113471 104451
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 94.63% 94.62% 94.69%
Number of salaries quoted 85520 92371 86950
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 £67,500 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year
- +5.26%

Graduate Software Developer
Jobs Demand Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Graduate Software Developer in the job title within the UK as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

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 5 May 2015 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 average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Graduate Software Developer within the UK over the 3 months to 5 May 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 +39 124 £25,000 +8.69% 26
London +25 25 £30,000 +9.09% 8
East of England +29 24 £25,000 +4.16% 6
West Midlands -3 24 £25,000 +13.63% 5
South East -6 20 £25,000 -9.09% 2
City of London +47 14 £35,000 +22.80%
Birmingham -3 14 £30,000 +36.36% 3
Hampshire +6 13 £25,500 -7.27%
South West -2 12 £25,000 +19.04% 1
North West -13 9 £25,000 +21.95%
Cambridgeshire +14 8 £25,000 +4.16% 5
Manchester +1 8 £25,000 +21.95%
Cambridge +16 7 £25,000 +4.16% 4
Bristol +3 7 £24,750 +23.75%
Yorkshire -4 7 £21,000 -2.32%
York +12 6 £23,250 +8.13%
North Yorkshire -2 6 £23,250 +8.13%
Suffolk +12 5 £25,000 +25.00%
East Midlands +12 5 £22,500 -15.09% 2
Ipswich 0 5 £25,000 +25.00%
Southampton -11 5 £25,000 -9.09%
Hertfordshire - 5 £25,000 -
Surrey +10 4 £27,000 +9.09% 1
Winchester -15 4 £24,500 +8.88%
Scotland +22 3 - -
Fareham +9 3 £27,000 +8.00%
Norwich +8 3 £25,500 +30.76% 1
Essex +7 3 £24,000 -4.00%
Norfolk +6 3 £25,500 +30.76% 1
Cheltenham +5 3 £25,000 +19.04%

Graduate Software Developer
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 5 May 2015, IT jobs within the UK that cited Graduate Software Developer 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 Software Developer in their job title.

1 195 (69.89%) C#
2 190 (68.10%) Degree
3 162 (58.06%) .NET
4 159 (56.99%) HTML
5 133 (47.67%) JavaScript
6 128 (45.88%) SQL
7 124 (44.44%) Java
8 114 (40.86%) Computer Science
8 114 (40.86%) Software Engineering
9 101 (36.20%) SQL Server
10 100 (35.84%) CSS
11 76 (27.24%) ASP.NET
12 74 (26.52%) C++
13 68 (24.37%) OO
14 66 (23.66%) Agile Software Development
15 64 (22.94%) Microsoft
16 55 (19.71%) MVC
17 54 (19.35%) Finance
18 53 (19.00%) jQuery
19 47 (16.85%) PHP
19 47 (16.85%) VB.NET
20 45 (16.13%) Windows
21 40 (14.34%) MS Excel
21 40 (14.34%) Visual Studio
22 36 (12.90%) Scrum
22 36 (12.90%) Linux
23 35 (12.54%) Ajax
24 30 (10.75%) XML
25 29 (10.39%) Analytical Skills
26 28 (10.04%) .NET Framework

Graduate Software Developer
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 5 May 2015, IT jobs within the UK that cited Graduate Software Developer 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 Software Developer in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 16 (5.73%) SharePoint
2 3 (1.08%) IIS
3 2 (0.72%) Drupal
3 2 (0.72%) Apache
3 2 (0.72%) CMS
4 1 (0.36%) Node.js
4 1 (0.36%) Tomcat
Applications
1 40 (14.34%) MS Excel
2 11 (3.94%) Photoshop
3 2 (0.72%) MS PowerPoint
3 2 (0.72%) Adobe Illustrator
3 2 (0.72%) Fireworks
Business Applications
1 3 (1.08%) Changepoint
2 1 (0.36%) HFM
Cloud Services
1 14 (5.02%) SaaS
2 7 (2.51%) Amazon AWS
3 4 (1.43%) Microsoft Azure
4 3 (1.08%) Google Cloud Platform
4 3 (1.08%) Cloud Computing
5 2 (0.72%) Amazon EC2
5 2 (0.72%) Amazon S3
5 2 (0.72%) Amazon SQS
5 2 (0.72%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 3 (1.08%) Wireless
1 3 (1.08%) Internet
2 1 (0.36%) Intranet
2 1 (0.36%) Extranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 101 (36.20%) SQL Server
2 23 (8.24%) MySQL
3 13 (4.66%) Relational Database
4 10 (3.58%) RDBMS
5 7 (2.51%) MS Access
5 7 (2.51%) SQL Server 2008
6 6 (2.15%) PostgreSQL
7 4 (1.43%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 4 (1.43%) SQL Server 2005
7 4 (1.43%) SQL Server 2012
8 3 (1.08%) SQL Server 2000
8 3 (1.08%) NoSQL
9 1 (0.36%) Oracle Database
9 1 (0.36%) Hyperion Smart View
9 1 (0.36%) Oracle9i Database
9 1 (0.36%) Oracle Database 10g
9 1 (0.36%) Crystal Reports
9 1 (0.36%) Oracle Database 11g
Development Applications
1 40 (14.34%) Visual Studio
2 14 (5.02%) Team Foundation Server
3 9 (3.23%) Git (software)
4 3 (1.08%) MSBuild
4 3 (1.08%) Jenkins
4 3 (1.08%) Mercurial
4 3 (1.08%) AccuRev
4 3 (1.08%) Subversion
5 1 (0.36%) Trac
5 1 (0.36%) Bugzilla
5 1 (0.36%) Eclipse
5 1 (0.36%) PHPUnit
5 1 (0.36%) PEAR
5 1 (0.36%) CppUnit
General
1 54 (19.35%) Finance
2 25 (8.96%) Retail
3 17 (6.09%) Games
4 13 (4.66%) Banking
5 4 (1.43%) Multimedia
5 4 (1.43%) Telecoms
6 3 (1.08%) Electronics
6 3 (1.08%) Marketing
7 2 (0.72%) Military
7 2 (0.72%) Law
8 1 (0.36%) Front Office
8 1 (0.36%) Financial Institution
8 1 (0.36%) Publishing
8 1 (0.36%) Investment Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 162 (58.06%) .NET
2 159 (56.99%) HTML
3 100 (35.84%) CSS
4 76 (27.24%) ASP.NET
5 53 (19.00%) jQuery
6 35 (12.54%) Ajax
7 30 (10.75%) XML
8 28 (10.04%) .NET Framework
8 28 (10.04%) HTML5
9 23 (8.24%) ASP.NET MVC
10 22 (7.89%) Entity Framework
11 12 (4.30%) LINQ
11 12 (4.30%) Web Services
12 11 (3.94%) Razor View Engine
13 10 (3.58%) WCF
14 9 (3.23%) XHTML
14 9 (3.23%) WinForms
15 7 (2.51%) ASP.NET Web Forms
15 7 (2.51%) Twitter Bootstrap
16 6 (2.15%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 114 (40.86%) Computer Science
2 29 (10.39%) Analytical Skills
3 18 (6.45%) Mathematics
4 17 (6.09%) Mobile App
5 16 (5.73%) Enterprise Software
6 13 (4.66%) Physics
7 8 (2.87%) User Experience
8 6 (2.15%) Semantic Web
9 4 (1.43%) Open Source
9 4 (1.43%) GIS
9 4 (1.43%) Algorithms
10 3 (1.08%) Embedded Systems
10 3 (1.08%) Internet of Things
10 3 (1.08%) MPEG
10 3 (1.08%) Visualisation
11 2 (0.72%) Photography
11 2 (0.72%) iPhone
11 2 (0.72%) NHS
11 2 (0.72%) Hedge funds
11 2 (0.72%) Motion Graphics
Operating Systems
1 45 (16.13%) Windows
2 36 (12.90%) Linux
3 10 (3.58%) UNIX
4 8 (2.87%) Android
5 4 (1.43%) Apple iOS
6 1 (0.36%) Windows Phone
6 1 (0.36%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 114 (40.86%) Software Engineering
2 68 (24.37%) OO
3 66 (23.66%) Agile Software Development
4 55 (19.71%) MVC
5 36 (12.90%) Scrum
6 20 (7.17%) Mentoring
7 17 (6.09%) Web Development
7 17 (6.09%) Performance Analysis
8 16 (5.73%) OOP
9 14 (5.02%) Product Management
9 14 (5.02%) Benchmarking
10 13 (4.66%) Web Application Development
11 12 (4.30%) Process Management
12 11 (3.94%) UML
12 11 (3.94%) E-Commerce
12 11 (3.94%) Identity Management
12 11 (3.94%) TDD
13 10 (3.58%) Coaching
13 10 (3.58%) Waterfall
13 10 (3.58%) BDD
Programming Languages
1 195 (69.89%) C#
2 133 (47.67%) JavaScript
3 128 (45.88%) SQL
4 124 (44.44%) Java
5 74 (26.52%) C++
6 47 (16.85%) PHP
6 47 (16.85%) VB.NET
7 26 (9.32%) C
8 19 (6.81%) T-SQL
8 19 (6.81%) Python
9 12 (4.30%) VBA
10 10 (3.58%) VB
11 8 (2.87%) Objective-C
12 7 (2.51%) Perl
12 7 (2.51%) VB6
13 4 (1.43%) Ruby
14 3 (1.08%) Shell Script
14 3 (1.08%) ActionScript
14 3 (1.08%) XPath
15 2 (0.72%) PHP5
Qualifications
1 190 (68.10%) Degree
2 11 (3.94%) Microsoft Certification
3 5 (1.79%) Security Cleared
4 4 (1.43%) PhD
5 2 (0.72%) SC Cleared
5 2 (0.72%) Oracle Certification
5 2 (0.72%) Sun Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (1.08%) QA
2 1 (0.36%) HL7
System Software
1 1 (0.36%) Firmware
Vendors
1 64 (22.94%) Microsoft
2 25 (8.96%) Oracle
3 11 (3.94%) Salesforce.com
4 7 (2.51%) Capita
5 5 (1.79%) Google
6 3 (1.08%) Cisco
6 3 (1.08%) IBM
6 3 (1.08%) HP
7 2 (0.72%) Zend
7 2 (0.72%) Adobe
7 2 (0.72%) Macromedia
8 1 (0.36%) Sony
8 1 (0.36%) Kofax
8 1 (0.36%) Apple
8 1 (0.36%) Progress
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