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 24 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
24 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Graduate Software Developer
Rank 719 712 666
Rank change year-on-year
-7 -46
Permanent jobs requiring a Graduate Software Developer 161 167 232
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.15% 0.15% 0.20%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.15% 0.16% 0.21%
Number of salaries quoted 143 150 217
Average salary £22,500 £22,500 £22,500
90% offered a salary of more than £20,000 £20,250 £20,000
10% offered a salary of more than £34,300 £30,000 £28,700
UK excluding London average salary £22,250 £22,500 £22,500
% change year-on-year
-1.11% -

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
104608 102056 108531
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 94.68% 94.69% 95.26%
Number of salaries quoted 87149 82785 93534
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 £26,750 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £65,000 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%

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 24 December 2014 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 24 December 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 -7 156 £22,500 - 19
South East -21 47 £24,000 +4.34% 6
London -1 28 £35,000 +16.66% 3
East of England -27 22 £21,750 -27.50% 4
West Midlands -4 18 £20,000 -8.04% 1
Oxfordshire +16 16 £22,500 -18.18% 1
Yorkshire -14 16 £22,500 - 1
Cambridge -1 15 £21,500 -28.33% 3
Cambridgeshire -11 15 £21,500 -28.33% 3
South West -21 11 £22,000 -2.22% 3
Hampshire -26 11 £24,000 +6.66% 1
Oxford +20 10 £22,500 -18.18%
Berkshire +4 9 £24,500 +6.52% 1
South Yorkshire - 9 £22,500 -
Sheffield - 9 £22,500 -
Solihull - 9 £20,000 -
Fareham -5 7 £24,000 - 1
North West -7 7 £22,500 +11.11% 1
East Midlands +17 6 £21,500 +3.61%
Slough 0 6 £22,250 -
Surrey -9 6 £25,000 +9.89% 2
Dorset -17 6 £21,500 -
Wallingford - 6 £24,000 - 1
City of London +10 5 £31,500 -30.00% 1
Buckinghamshire - 5 £27,500 -
Birmingham - 5 £21,500 - 1
Derbyshire +22 4 £22,000 +6.02%
Bournemouth -7 4 £21,500 -4.44%
Milton Keynes - 4 - -
North Yorkshire +8 3 £21,000 -2.32% 1

Graduate Software Developer
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 24 December 2014, 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.

1 250 (71.23%) C#
2 232 (66.10%) Degree
3 220 (62.68%) .NET
4 158 (45.01%) Computer Science
5 141 (40.17%) SQL
6 137 (39.03%) HTML
7 136 (38.75%) SQL Server
8 133 (37.89%) JavaScript
9 122 (34.76%) Software Engineering
10 117 (33.33%) Java
11 104 (29.63%) ASP.NET
12 85 (24.22%) C++
13 77 (21.94%) CSS
14 64 (18.23%) VB.NET
14 64 (18.23%) Microsoft
15 59 (16.81%) OO
15 59 (16.81%) MVC
16 58 (16.52%) MS Excel
17 56 (15.95%) Agile Software Development
18 53 (15.10%) PHP
19 50 (14.25%) Finance
20 48 (13.68%) .NET Framework
21 39 (11.11%) Visual Studio
22 38 (10.83%) Linux
23 36 (10.26%) C
24 35 (9.97%) Windows
25 34 (9.69%) MySQL
25 34 (9.69%) jQuery
26 33 (9.40%) XML
27 27 (7.69%) Ajax

Graduate Software Developer
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 24 December 2014, 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 15 (4.27%) SharePoint
2 4 (1.14%) SharePoint 2010
2 4 (1.14%) SharePoint 2013
3 3 (0.85%) Kentico
3 3 (0.85%) JBoss
3 3 (0.85%) CMS
4 1 (0.28%) Joomla!
4 1 (0.28%) Drupal
4 1 (0.28%) Apache Solr
4 1 (0.28%) Apache
4 1 (0.28%) Tomcat
4 1 (0.28%) Node.js
4 1 (0.28%) Elasticsearch
Applications
1 58 (16.52%) MS Excel
2 7 (1.99%) Photoshop
3 6 (1.71%) MS Office
4 2 (0.57%) MS PowerPoint
4 2 (0.57%) InfoPath
Business Applications
1 1 (0.28%) Oracle EBS
1 1 (0.28%) Visualfiles
1 1 (0.28%) Google Analytics
Cloud Services
1 11 (3.13%) GitHub
2 9 (2.56%) SaaS
3 7 (1.99%) Cloud Computing
4 4 (1.14%) Microsoft Azure
5 3 (0.85%) Google Cloud Platform
6 2 (0.57%) PaaS
6 2 (0.57%) Amazon SQS
6 2 (0.57%) Amazon AWS
6 2 (0.57%) Amazon EC2
6 2 (0.57%) Amazon S3
Communications & Networking
1 8 (2.28%) Internet
2 7 (1.99%) Wireless
3 2 (0.57%) TCP/IP
4 1 (0.28%) Intranet
4 1 (0.28%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 136 (38.75%) SQL Server
2 34 (9.69%) MySQL
3 16 (4.56%) Relational Database
4 9 (2.56%) RDBMS
5 7 (1.99%) PostgreSQL
6 5 (1.42%) SQL Server 2005
7 4 (1.14%) Big Data
7 4 (1.14%) SQL Server 2012
7 4 (1.14%) Oracle Database
7 4 (1.14%) MS Access
8 3 (0.85%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 3 (0.85%) NoSQL
9 2 (0.57%) Crystal Reports
10 1 (0.28%) Oracle9i Database
10 1 (0.28%) Oracle Database 10g
10 1 (0.28%) Oracle Database 11g
10 1 (0.28%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 39 (11.11%) Visual Studio
2 9 (2.56%) Git (software)
3 7 (1.99%) Subversion
4 5 (1.42%) JUnit
5 4 (1.14%) Eclipse
6 2 (0.57%) MSBuild
6 2 (0.57%) Maven
6 2 (0.57%) Xcode
6 2 (0.57%) Jenkins
7 1 (0.28%) Selenium
7 1 (0.28%) CppUnit
7 1 (0.28%) Ant
7 1 (0.28%) Oracle Forms
7 1 (0.28%) Eclipse RCP
7 1 (0.28%) ProC
7 1 (0.28%) Team Foundation Server
7 1 (0.28%) Cucumber
7 1 (0.28%) Hudson
7 1 (0.28%) GDB
7 1 (0.28%) Appcelerator Titanium
General
1 50 (14.25%) Finance
2 21 (5.98%) Banking
3 16 (4.56%) Investment Banking
4 10 (2.85%) Retail
5 8 (2.28%) Games
6 7 (1.99%) Marketing
7 6 (1.71%) Electronics
8 5 (1.42%) Manufacturing
9 4 (1.14%) Front Office
9 4 (1.14%) Back Office
10 3 (0.85%) Telecoms
10 3 (0.85%) Aerospace
10 3 (0.85%) Automotive
10 3 (0.85%) Legal
10 3 (0.85%) Multimedia
11 1 (0.28%) Military
11 1 (0.28%) Financial Institution
11 1 (0.28%) Advertising
11 1 (0.28%) Publishing
11 1 (0.28%) Law
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 220 (62.68%) .NET
2 137 (39.03%) HTML
3 104 (29.63%) ASP.NET
4 77 (21.94%) CSS
5 48 (13.68%) .NET Framework
6 34 (9.69%) jQuery
7 33 (9.40%) XML
8 27 (7.69%) Ajax
9 26 (7.41%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
10 24 (6.84%) Web Services
11 23 (6.55%) LAMP
12 22 (6.27%) ASP.NET MVC
13 19 (5.41%) WinForms
14 14 (3.99%) J2EE
15 13 (3.70%) WPF
15 13 (3.70%) HTML5
15 13 (3.70%) LINQ
16 12 (3.42%) Spring
16 12 (3.42%) Hibernate
16 12 (3.42%) XHTML
Miscellaneous
1 158 (45.01%) Computer Science
2 24 (6.84%) Mathematics
3 22 (6.27%) Analytical Skills
4 16 (4.56%) Enterprise Software
5 15 (4.27%) Mobile App
6 14 (3.99%) Physics
7 12 (3.42%) Open Source
8 10 (2.85%) User Experience
8 10 (2.85%) Equities
9 7 (1.99%) Internet of Things
9 7 (1.99%) Data Integration
10 6 (1.71%) Visualisation
10 6 (1.71%) Hedge funds
11 5 (1.42%) Algorithms
12 4 (1.14%) Derivative
12 4 (1.14%) Equity Derivative
12 4 (1.14%) Data Protection Act
12 4 (1.14%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
12 4 (1.14%) Fixed Income
13 3 (0.85%) Embedded Systems
Operating Systems
1 38 (10.83%) Linux
2 35 (9.97%) Windows
3 9 (2.56%) UNIX
3 9 (2.56%) Android
4 7 (1.99%) Apple iOS
5 2 (0.57%) Mac OS
5 2 (0.57%) Windows 7
5 2 (0.57%) Windows XP
6 1 (0.28%) Embedded Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 122 (34.76%) Software Engineering
2 59 (16.81%) MVC
2 59 (16.81%) OO
3 56 (15.95%) Agile Software Development
4 25 (7.12%) OOP
5 20 (5.70%) Scrum
6 19 (5.41%) Mentoring
7 16 (4.56%) TDD
8 12 (3.42%) Web Application Development
8 12 (3.42%) Performance Analysis
9 11 (3.13%) Web Development
10 10 (2.85%) Unit Testing
10 10 (2.85%) OOA/OOD
11 8 (2.28%) UML
11 8 (2.28%) Migration
11 8 (2.28%) Analytics
12 7 (1.99%) Workflow
12 7 (1.99%) ERP
13 6 (1.71%) Benchmarking
13 6 (1.71%) Identity Management
Programming Languages
1 250 (71.23%) C#
2 141 (40.17%) SQL
3 133 (37.89%) JavaScript
4 117 (33.33%) Java
5 85 (24.22%) C++
6 64 (18.23%) VB.NET
7 53 (15.10%) PHP
8 36 (10.26%) C
9 21 (5.98%) T-SQL
10 20 (5.70%) VB
11 15 (4.27%) Python
12 14 (3.99%) VBA
13 8 (2.28%) Objective-C
14 6 (1.71%) Ruby
15 5 (1.42%) Perl
16 4 (1.14%) VC++
16 4 (1.14%) Shell Script
17 3 (0.85%) F#
17 3 (0.85%) ActionScript
18 2 (0.57%) Smalltalk
Qualifications
1 232 (66.10%) Degree
2 8 (2.28%) PhD
3 7 (1.99%) Security Cleared
4 5 (1.42%) Microsoft Certification
4 5 (1.42%) HND
5 2 (0.57%) SC Cleared
6 1 (0.28%) MCSD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (3.13%) QA
2 1 (0.28%) Solvency II
2 1 (0.28%) ISO 9001
2 1 (0.28%) Sarbanes-Oxley
Vendors
1 64 (18.23%) Microsoft
2 16 (4.56%) Oracle
3 6 (1.71%) Salesforce.com
3 6 (1.71%) Google
4 5 (1.42%) F5
5 3 (0.85%) Kofax
5 3 (0.85%) Cisco
5 3 (0.85%) IBM
5 3 (0.85%) HP
6 2 (0.57%) Sony
7 1 (0.28%) Metastorm
7 1 (0.28%) TOWER Software
7 1 (0.28%) VMware
7 1 (0.28%) LexisNexis
7 1 (0.28%) AccuRev
7 1 (0.28%) JD Edwards
7 1 (0.28%) Sun
7 1 (0.28%) Sybase
Harrogate, North Yorkshire
Type Agency
Salary: £20000 - £30000 per annum + bonus + comprehensive benefits package
Posted: 3 days ago
Woking, Surrey
Informatiq Consulting
Salary: £Excellent salary + training + benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Wallingford, Oxfordshire
Go Partnership.
Salary: From £22,000 to £27,000 per annum + Pension, Private Healthcare, 25 da
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Digitech Resourcing Ltd
Salary: From £24,000 to £30,000 per annum + Bonus
Posted: 3 days ago
Fareham, Hampshire
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £22000 - £26000 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Exeter
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Salary: £22000 - £25000 per annum + Package and Microsoft Certs
Posted: 5 days ago
City, London
Capita ITPS
Salary: £24000 - £27000 per annum
Posted: 8 days ago
Surrey
ECM Selection
Salary: to £35k DoE
Posted: 9 days ago
Bracknell, Berkshire
ENTERPRISE RECRUITMENT LTD
Salary: From £27,500 to £35,000 per annum plus bonus, gym and more!
Posted: 9 days ago
West Sussex
Montagu Olsen Associates
Salary: From £20,000 to £30,000 per annum
Posted: 9 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
4it Recruitment Ltd
Salary: From £18,000 to £22,200 per annum plus additional benefits
Posted: 10 days ago
Luton, Bedfordshire
Actis Recruitment.
Salary: From £19,000 to £21,000 per annum + bens including pension & share opt
Posted: 10 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
ECM Selection
Salary: £competitive + excellent benefits
Posted: 10 days ago
Bristol
Recruitment Genius
Salary: £25000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: 11 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
EXCELerate
Salary: Up to £30,000 per annum & Bonus, Training, Health, Pension, Life, Flex
Posted: 11 days ago
Bath
Computer Futures
Salary: £20000 - £30000 per annum + Pension
Posted: 11 days ago
London
Give-A-Grad-A-Go Ltd
Salary: £25k - 30k per year
Posted: 12 days ago
Manchester
Adria Solutions Ltd
Salary: £18000 - £25000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 15 days ago
Cambridge
OHO Group
Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum, Benefits: EXCELLENT BENEFITS PACKAGE
Posted: 21 days ago