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 27 February 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
27 Feb 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Graduate Software Developer
Rank 746 774 675
Rank change year-on-year
+28 -99
Permanent jobs requiring a Graduate Software Developer 135 118 198
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.13% 0.11% 0.18%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.13% 0.12% 0.19%
Number of salaries quoted 120 97 181
Average salary £23,000 £22,500 £22,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.22% -
90% offered a salary of more than £20,000 £20,000 £20,000
10% offered a salary of more than £29,250 £29,700 £30,000
UK excluding London average salary £22,500 £22,500 £22,500

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
101499 99519 101734
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 94.83% 94.46% 94.93%
Number of salaries quoted 83699 79930 86037
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 £27,500 £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 27 February 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 27 February 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 +9 131 £23,250 +3.33% 21
South East -7 44 £24,000 -4.00% 5
East of England +1 20 £24,000 -12.72% 7
London +16 19 £30,000 +25.00% 2
West Midlands -5 17 £20,000 +5.26%
Oxfordshire +16 16 £23,250 +3.33%
Hampshire +2 15 £24,000 -4.00% 3
Yorkshire -1 14 - - 1
South West -12 11 £22,500 +4.65% 1
Hertfordshire +2 10 £25,000 - 3
Cambridgeshire -4 10 £21,500 -21.81% 3
Surrey -11 9 £27,500 -8.33% 2
Fareham +11 8 £24,000 -2.04% 2
Cambridge -9 8 £21,500 -21.81% 3
Oxford - 8 £22,500 -
Wallingford - 8 £24,000 -
City of London +6 7 £31,500 +3.27%
Solihull - 7 £20,000 -
Hemel Hempstead - 7 £25,000 - 1
Bromsgrove - 6 £19,000 -
Worcestershire - 6 £19,000 -
Bristol -4 5 £24,250 +22.78% 1
Somerset +8 4 £23,250 +3.33%
North West -14 3 £21,500 +7.50% 3
East Midlands +24 2 £21,250 -3.40% 1
Derbyshire +17 2 £21,250 +2.40%
Bath -4 2 £23,250 +3.33%
West Sussex -6 2 £24,000 -4.00%
Winchester -17 2 £23,000 -8.00% 1
Coventry -22 2 £21,500 -4.44%

Graduate Software Developer
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 27 February 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.

1 205 (70.45%) Degree
2 203 (69.76%) C#
3 166 (57.04%) .NET
4 139 (47.77%) HTML
5 126 (43.30%) Computer Science
6 123 (42.27%) JavaScript
7 120 (41.24%) SQL
8 117 (40.21%) Java
9 108 (37.11%) Software Engineering
10 94 (32.30%) SQL Server
11 85 (29.21%) CSS
12 74 (25.43%) C++
13 69 (23.71%) ASP.NET
14 60 (20.62%) Agile Software Development
15 59 (20.27%) OO
16 54 (18.56%) Finance
17 53 (18.21%) Microsoft
18 52 (17.87%) MVC
19 49 (16.84%) Windows
19 49 (16.84%) VB.NET
20 45 (15.46%) PHP
21 42 (14.43%) MS Excel
22 41 (14.09%) Scrum
23 40 (13.75%) Linux
24 39 (13.40%) jQuery
25 38 (13.06%) .NET Framework
26 37 (12.71%) Ajax
27 33 (11.34%) Visual Studio
28 31 (10.65%) XML
29 30 (10.31%) C

Graduate Software Developer
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 27 February 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 13 (4.47%) SharePoint
2 2 (0.69%) CMS
2 2 (0.69%) Drupal
2 2 (0.69%) JBoss
2 2 (0.69%) Apache
2 2 (0.69%) Kentico
2 2 (0.69%) Node.js
3 1 (0.34%) Elasticsearch
3 1 (0.34%) Tomcat
3 1 (0.34%) Apache Solr
Applications
1 42 (14.43%) MS Excel
2 11 (3.78%) Photoshop
3 4 (1.37%) MS Office
4 2 (0.69%) Fireworks
4 2 (0.69%) Adobe Illustrator
4 2 (0.69%) MS PowerPoint
4 2 (0.69%) InfoPath
Business Applications
1 1 (0.34%) Oracle EBS
1 1 (0.34%) HFM
1 1 (0.34%) Visualfiles
Cloud Services
1 15 (5.15%) SaaS
2 7 (2.41%) Cloud Computing
3 3 (1.03%) Microsoft Azure
3 3 (1.03%) Amazon AWS
3 3 (1.03%) PaaS
3 3 (1.03%) Google Cloud Platform
4 2 (0.69%) Amazon SQS
4 2 (0.69%) GitHub
4 2 (0.69%) Amazon EC2
4 2 (0.69%) Amazon S3
Communications & Networking
1 7 (2.41%) Internet
1 7 (2.41%) Wireless
2 2 (0.69%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 94 (32.30%) SQL Server
2 29 (9.97%) MySQL
3 7 (2.41%) Relational Database
3 7 (2.41%) MS Access
4 5 (1.72%) RDBMS
4 5 (1.72%) PostgreSQL
5 3 (1.03%) NoSQL
6 2 (0.69%) Oracle Database
7 1 (0.34%) Crystal Reports
7 1 (0.34%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 1 (0.34%) Hyperion Smart View
Development Applications
1 33 (11.34%) Visual Studio
2 8 (2.75%) Git (software)
3 7 (2.41%) Subversion
4 3 (1.03%) Eclipse
4 3 (1.03%) AccuRev
4 3 (1.03%) MSBuild
4 3 (1.03%) Jenkins
4 3 (1.03%) JUnit
5 1 (0.34%) Trac
5 1 (0.34%) Mercurial
5 1 (0.34%) PEAR
5 1 (0.34%) PHPUnit
5 1 (0.34%) Cucumber
5 1 (0.34%) Hudson
5 1 (0.34%) Bugzilla
5 1 (0.34%) Oracle Forms
5 1 (0.34%) Maven
5 1 (0.34%) Selenium
5 1 (0.34%) CppUnit
General
1 54 (18.56%) Finance
2 14 (4.81%) Banking
3 12 (4.12%) Retail
4 9 (3.09%) Investment Banking
5 7 (2.41%) Marketing
6 6 (2.06%) Electronics
7 5 (1.72%) Games
7 5 (1.72%) Multimedia
8 4 (1.37%) Telecoms
9 2 (0.69%) Military
9 2 (0.69%) Law
9 2 (0.69%) Legal
10 1 (0.34%) Manufacturing
10 1 (0.34%) Publishing
10 1 (0.34%) Front Office
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 166 (57.04%) .NET
2 139 (47.77%) HTML
3 85 (29.21%) CSS
4 69 (23.71%) ASP.NET
5 39 (13.40%) jQuery
6 38 (13.06%) .NET Framework
7 37 (12.71%) Ajax
8 31 (10.65%) XML
9 28 (9.62%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
10 21 (7.22%) ASP.NET MVC
11 19 (6.53%) Web Services
12 18 (6.19%) WinForms
13 17 (5.84%) LINQ
14 14 (4.81%) HTML5
15 11 (3.78%) Razor View Engine
16 10 (3.44%) XHTML
16 10 (3.44%) LAMP
16 10 (3.44%) Hibernate
17 9 (3.09%) STL
17 9 (3.09%) WCF
Miscellaneous
1 126 (43.30%) Computer Science
2 20 (6.87%) Mathematics
3 18 (6.19%) Analytical Skills
4 16 (5.50%) Enterprise Software
5 13 (4.47%) Mobile App
5 13 (4.47%) Physics
6 12 (4.12%) User Experience
7 8 (2.75%) Equities
8 7 (2.41%) Hedge funds
8 7 (2.41%) Internet of Things
9 5 (1.72%) Open Source
10 4 (1.37%) Data Integration
10 4 (1.37%) Algorithms
11 3 (1.03%) Embedded Systems
11 3 (1.03%) Visualisation
11 3 (1.03%) MPEG
11 3 (1.03%) GIS
12 2 (0.69%) Client/Server
12 2 (0.69%) Motion Graphics
13 1 (0.34%) iPad
Operating Systems
1 49 (16.84%) Windows
2 40 (13.75%) Linux
3 15 (5.15%) UNIX
4 9 (3.09%) Android
5 4 (1.37%) Apple iOS
6 1 (0.34%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 108 (37.11%) Software Engineering
2 60 (20.62%) Agile Software Development
3 59 (20.27%) OO
4 52 (17.87%) MVC
5 41 (14.09%) Scrum
6 22 (7.56%) Mentoring
7 21 (7.22%) Performance Analysis
8 17 (5.84%) Web Development
9 16 (5.50%) UML
9 16 (5.50%) OOP
9 16 (5.50%) OOA/OOD
10 14 (4.81%) Benchmarking
10 14 (4.81%) Product Management
11 12 (4.12%) Web Application Development
12 11 (3.78%) Identity Management
12 11 (3.78%) TDD
13 9 (3.09%) Analytics
14 8 (2.75%) Workflow
14 8 (2.75%) Migration
15 7 (2.41%) Coaching
Programming Languages
1 203 (69.76%) C#
2 123 (42.27%) JavaScript
3 120 (41.24%) SQL
4 117 (40.21%) Java
5 74 (25.43%) C++
6 49 (16.84%) VB.NET
7 45 (15.46%) PHP
8 30 (10.31%) C
9 18 (6.19%) T-SQL
10 17 (5.84%) VBA
11 12 (4.12%) Python
12 10 (3.44%) Objective-C
13 4 (1.37%) Shell Script
13 4 (1.37%) VC++
13 4 (1.37%) ActionScript
14 3 (1.03%) VB
14 3 (1.03%) Perl
14 3 (1.03%) XPath
15 2 (0.69%) PHP5
15 2 (0.69%) ActionScript 3.0
Qualifications
1 205 (70.45%) Degree
2 6 (2.06%) PhD
2 6 (2.06%) Security Cleared
3 4 (1.37%) Microsoft Certification
4 3 (1.03%) SC Cleared
5 1 (0.34%) VCP4
5 1 (0.34%) HND
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (2.06%) QA
Vendors
1 53 (18.21%) Microsoft
2 13 (4.47%) Oracle
3 11 (3.78%) Salesforce.com
4 5 (1.72%) Google
5 4 (1.37%) HP
5 4 (1.37%) Cisco
5 4 (1.37%) IBM
6 3 (1.03%) Kofax
7 2 (0.69%) Sony
7 2 (0.69%) Adobe
7 2 (0.69%) Macromedia
8 1 (0.34%) Sun
8 1 (0.34%) Progress
8 1 (0.34%) Metastorm
8 1 (0.34%) JD Edwards
8 1 (0.34%) LexisNexis
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Posted: 21 hours ago
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Salary: From £18,000 to £20,000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
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Posted: 2 days ago
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Posted: 2 days ago
Warrington
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Salary: £20000 - £25000 per annum + Benefits
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Salary: £20000 - £27500 per annum + Great Base+Prospects
Posted: 4 days ago
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Salary: From £20,000 to £30,000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
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Salary: £18000 - £30000 per annum + Benefits
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Salary: £23000.00 - £27000.00 per annum + Benefits
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