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 23 January 2017 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
23 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Graduate Software Developer
UK
Rank 685 793 748
Rank change year-on-year
+108 -45
Permanent jobs requiring a Graduate Software Developer 166 125 196
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.20% 0.13% 0.19%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.20% 0.13% 0.19%
Number of salaries quoted 102 111 171
Median salary £25,000 £24,000 £22,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+4.16% +6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £21,650 £20,500 £20,000
10% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £32,500 £30,000
UK excluding London median salary £25,000 £23,500 £22,500
% change year-on-year
+6.38% +4.44%

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
81311 95393 101849
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 96.43% 96.44% 96.69%
Number of salaries quoted 67566 80035 84663
Median salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £72,500 £70,000 £70,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+1.19% +5.00%

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 23 January 2017 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 23 January 2017. 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 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 +120 161 £25,000 +3.09% 14
South West +64 62 £30,000 +33.33% 2
Bristol +51 56 - - 1
South East +61 38 £26,000 +4.00% 6
East of England +33 34 £27,500 +34.14% 2
Cambridgeshire +27 25 £27,500 -6.77% 1
Cambridge +25 24 £27,500 -6.77% 1
Hampshire +28 21 £26,000 +33.33% 2
West Midlands -5 9 £23,000 - 1
Portsmouth - 9 £23,500 - 1
Berkshire +37 8 £30,750 +23.00% 2
North West -9 8 £22,998 -9.81%
London +42 7 £25,000 -16.66% 1
Essex +28 7 £24,000 - 1
Chelmsford -8 7 £24,000 - 1
Basingstoke - 7 £27,500 -
Reading +40 5 £34,000 +58.13% 1
Oxfordshire +32 3 £25,000 - 1
Surrey +30 3 £23,500 -2.08% 1
Scotland +22 3 £25,000 -23.07%
Yorkshire +22 3 £26,500 +20.45%
Milton Keynes +17 3 £29,905 -1.88%
Buckinghamshire +15 3 £29,905 -1.88%
Manchester -22 3 £22,500 -11.76%
Lancashire - 3 £23,496 -
Oxford - 3 £25,000 - 1
Reigate - 3 £23,500 -
Bournemouth - 3 £30,000 - 1
Southampton - 3 £26,000 - 1
Worcestershire - 3 £23,000 -

Graduate Software Developer Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 23 January 2017, 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.

1 216 (66.46%) Computer Science
2 203 (62.46%) Java
3 177 (54.46%) C++
4 167 (51.38%) SQL
5 162 (49.85%) Degree
6 157 (48.31%) C#
7 147 (45.23%) .NET
8 136 (41.85%) Mathematics
9 116 (35.69%) OO
10 105 (32.31%) SDLC
11 94 (28.92%) Software Engineering
12 85 (26.15%) XML
13 84 (25.85%) HTML
14 79 (24.31%) JavaScript
15 68 (20.92%) Agile Software Development
16 64 (19.69%) ASP.NET
17 62 (19.08%) CSS
18 52 (16.00%) Python
19 51 (15.69%) SQL Server
20 50 (15.38%) C
21 48 (14.77%) Microsoft
22 46 (14.15%) MVC
23 44 (13.54%) Windows
24 42 (12.92%) Physics
25 40 (12.31%) Algorithms
26 39 (12.00%) Linux
27 34 (10.46%) PHP
28 32 (9.85%) OOP
29 31 (9.54%) HTML5
30 26 (8.00%) 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 12 (3.69%) SharePoint
2 3 (0.92%) WebSphere
3 2 (0.62%) JBoss
4 1 (0.31%) CMS
4 1 (0.31%) Elasticsearch
4 1 (0.31%) WordPress
Applications
1 22 (6.77%) MS Excel
2 3 (0.92%) MS Office
3 2 (0.62%) MS Visio
4 1 (0.31%) Adobe Illustrator
4 1 (0.31%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 1 (0.31%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 7 (2.15%) iTunes
2 3 (0.92%) GitHub
3 1 (0.31%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (0.31%) Amazon EC2
3 1 (0.31%) Amazon S3
3 1 (0.31%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (0.62%) AMQP
1 2 (0.62%) DHCP
1 2 (0.62%) DNS
1 2 (0.62%) HTTP
1 2 (0.62%) SNMP
2 1 (0.31%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 51 (15.69%) SQL Server
2 11 (3.38%) Relational Database
3 7 (2.15%) MySQL
4 3 (0.92%) Big Data
4 3 (0.92%) Data Warehouse
4 3 (0.92%) SQL Server 2005
4 3 (0.92%) SQL Server 2008
4 3 (0.92%) SQL Server 2012
4 3 (0.92%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 3 (0.92%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 3 (0.92%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 2 (0.62%) Apache Cassandra
6 1 (0.31%) Data Lake
6 1 (0.31%) Hadoop
6 1 (0.31%) MongoDB
6 1 (0.31%) RDBMS
6 1 (0.31%) SQLite
Development Applications
1 26 (8.00%) Visual Studio
2 15 (4.62%) Team Foundation Server
3 10 (3.08%) Git (software)
4 6 (1.85%) TeamCity
5 5 (1.54%) FitNesse
5 5 (1.54%) Mercurial
5 5 (1.54%) NUnit
6 3 (0.92%) Moq
6 3 (0.92%) MSTest
6 3 (0.92%) Octopus Deploy
7 2 (0.62%) Cucumber
7 2 (0.62%) JIRA
7 2 (0.62%) Maven
7 2 (0.62%) Selenium
8 1 (0.31%) Eclipse
8 1 (0.31%) Jasmine
8 1 (0.31%) JUnit
8 1 (0.31%) Karma Test Runner
8 1 (0.31%) PHPUnit
General
1 21 (6.46%) Finance
2 20 (6.15%) Games
3 13 (4.00%) Retail
4 12 (3.69%) Banking
5 11 (3.38%) Automotive
6 7 (2.15%) Music Industry
7 4 (1.23%) Military
8 3 (0.92%) Legal
8 3 (0.92%) Local Government
8 3 (0.92%) Manufacturing
8 3 (0.92%) Telecoms
9 2 (0.62%) Law
10 1 (0.31%) Advertising
10 1 (0.31%) Billing
10 1 (0.31%) Marketing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 147 (45.23%) .NET
2 85 (26.15%) XML
3 84 (25.85%) HTML
4 64 (19.69%) ASP.NET
5 62 (19.08%) CSS
6 31 (9.54%) HTML5
7 22 (6.77%) ASP.NET MVC
8 20 (6.15%) jQuery
9 17 (5.23%) WCF
9 17 (5.23%) Web Services
10 16 (4.92%) WPF
11 11 (3.38%) Ajax
11 11 (3.38%) AngularJS
12 8 (2.46%) ASP.NET Web API
13 7 (2.15%) CSS3
13 7 (2.15%) Spring
14 6 (1.85%) Twitter Bootstrap
15 5 (1.54%) Node.js
15 5 (1.54%) RESTful
15 5 (1.54%) Sass
Miscellaneous
1 216 (66.46%) Computer Science
2 136 (41.85%) Mathematics
3 42 (12.92%) Physics
4 40 (12.31%) Algorithms
5 21 (6.46%) Analytical Skills
6 20 (6.15%) Mobile App
7 11 (3.38%) Data Structures
7 11 (3.38%) Enterprise Software
8 3 (0.92%) iPad
9 1 (0.31%) Artificial Intelligence
9 1 (0.31%) Blockchain
9 1 (0.31%) Cryptography
9 1 (0.31%) Cyber Attack
9 1 (0.31%) e-Learning
9 1 (0.31%) Online Games
Operating Systems
1 44 (13.54%) Windows
2 39 (12.00%) Linux
3 18 (5.54%) Android
4 12 (3.69%) Apple iOS
5 4 (1.23%) Mac OS
6 3 (0.92%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 116 (35.69%) OO
2 105 (32.31%) SDLC
3 94 (28.92%) Software Engineering
4 68 (20.92%) Agile Software Development
5 46 (14.15%) MVC
6 32 (9.85%) OOP
7 21 (6.46%) Web Development
8 19 (5.85%) Multithreading
9 18 (5.54%) Scrum
10 17 (5.23%) TDD
11 15 (4.62%) BDD
12 11 (3.38%) Continuous Improvement
12 11 (3.38%) Process Management
12 11 (3.38%) Waterfall
13 9 (2.77%) OOD
13 9 (2.77%) Software Testing
13 9 (2.77%) SOLID
13 9 (2.77%) Unit Testing
14 8 (2.46%) Front End Development
15 7 (2.15%) Continuous Delivery
Programming Languages
1 203 (62.46%) Java
2 177 (54.46%) C++
3 167 (51.38%) SQL
4 157 (48.31%) C#
5 79 (24.31%) JavaScript
6 52 (16.00%) Python
7 50 (15.38%) C
8 34 (10.46%) PHP
9 10 (3.08%) T-SQL
9 10 (3.08%) VB.NET
10 6 (1.85%) Delphi
11 5 (1.54%) Objective-C
12 3 (0.92%) Perl
12 3 (0.92%) PL/SQL
13 2 (0.62%) ES6
13 2 (0.62%) F#
13 2 (0.62%) R
13 2 (0.62%) Ruby
13 2 (0.62%) TypeScript
13 2 (0.62%) VBA
Qualifications
1 162 (49.85%) Degree
2 25 (7.69%) PhD
3 7 (2.15%) Security Cleared
4 4 (1.23%) Microsoft Certification
5 3 (0.92%) BPSS Clearance
5 3 (0.92%) HND
5 3 (0.92%) SC Cleared
6 2 (0.62%) DBS Check
7 1 (0.31%) ISEB
7 1 (0.31%) MCSD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (2.15%) QA
2 1 (0.31%) SDET
System Software
1 5 (1.54%) Docker
Vendors
1 48 (14.77%) Microsoft
2 17 (5.23%) Oracle
3 6 (1.85%) Dell
3 6 (1.85%) Xamarin
4 2 (0.62%) LexisNexis
5 1 (0.31%) Adobe
5 1 (0.31%) IBM
5 1 (0.31%) Nintex
5 1 (0.31%) Progress
Market Harborough, Leicestershire
Searchability
Salary: £20000 - £25000 per annum
Posted: 16 hours ago
Woking, Surrey
Ashdown IT
Salary: £21000 - £23000 per annum + training + benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Newbury, Berkshire
EXCELerate
Salary: Up to £35,000 per annum + Health, Pension
Posted: 3 days ago
Southampton, Hampshire
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £18000 - £25000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Chelmsford, Essex
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 24k + Training + Contributory pension + 25 days holiday
Posted: 2 days ago
Bournemouth, Dorset
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Oxford, Oxfordshire
Haybrook IT Resourcing Ltd
Salary: From £25,000 to £35,000 per annum + Training + Qualifications + Bonus
Posted: 2 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Computer People
Salary: £25000.00 - £30000.00 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Bristol, Avon
ISL
Salary: £22000 - £25000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Stratford-Upon-Avon, Warwickshire
Enable
Salary: £32,000 per annum
Posted: 20 days ago
Portsmouth
Recruitment Genius Ltd
Salary: £18000 - £23000 per annum
Posted: 11 days ago
Durham, County Durham
Sopra Banking Software UK
Salary: From £23,000 to £25,000 per annum Excellent benefits package
Posted: 25 days ago
Reading
Recruitment Genius Ltd
Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum
Posted: 14 days ago