The first table below looks at the demand 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 16 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Job Titles currently tracked.

Location
3 months to
16 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Graduate Software Developer
Rank 795 657 699
Rank change year-on-year
-138 +42
Permanent jobs requiring a Graduate Software Developer 141 233 209
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.11% 0.21% 0.17%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.12% 0.22% 0.18%
Number of salaries quoted 125 211 197
Average salary £22,500 £27,500 £25,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-18.18% +10.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £20,000 £20,000 £20,000
10% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £45,000 £30,000
UK excluding London average salary £22,500 £23,500 £22,750
% change year-on-year
-4.25% +3.29%
Job Titles Category
UK
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
115980 107065 119193
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 94.49% 94.69% 94.79%
Number of salaries quoted 94004 89146 102136
Average salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.88% -
90% offered a salary of more than £27,000 £26,500 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £70,000 £67,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £38,500 £38,000
% change year-on-year
+3.89% +1.31%

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 16 April 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 16 April 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
(Click each for more statistics)
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
Find
Job
Vacancies
England -125 139 £22,750 -17.27% 31
South East -33 48 £27,500 +17.02% 7
Yorkshire -47 26 £22,000 -2.22% 2
Berkshire +11 21 £27,500 +3.77%
London -100 20 £24,500 -18.33% 5
Reading +12 17 £27,500 -15.38%
York -5 16 £21,500 -6.52% 1
North Yorkshire -15 16 £21,500 -6.52% 1
West Midlands +15 13 £22,000 +15.78% 3
North West +2 12 £20,000 -27.27% 3
Surrey -10 11 £22,000 -2.22% 5
East of England -22 11 £24,000 -20.00% 6
Manchester +1 10 £20,000 -27.27% 2
Leeds -16 9 £26,000 +15.55% 1
West Yorkshire -30 9 £26,000 +15.55% 1
Cambridge +5 8 £24,000 -20.00% 3
Cambridgeshire -10 8 £24,000 -20.00% 4
Hampshire -14 7 £27,500 +27.90% 1
Oxfordshire -21 7 £22,500 -30.76%
Birmingham - 6 £22,000 - 1
Southampton +5 5 £27,500 +30.95% 1
South West -11 5 £20,000 -6.97% 5
City of London -17 4 £28,500 -12.30% 2
East Midlands -17 4 £23,000 +15.00%
Bristol -2 3 £20,000 -6.97% 1
Banbury - 3 £22,500 -
Derby - 3 £21,000 -
Derbyshire - 3 £21,000 -
Oxford -14 2 £35,000 +7.69%
Telford - 2 £20,000 -

Graduate Software Developer
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 16 April 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.

1 181 (62.85%) C#
2 180 (62.50%) Degree
3 158 (54.86%) Computer Science
4 149 (51.74%) SQL
5 141 (48.96%) Java
6 131 (45.49%) .NET
7 94 (32.64%) JavaScript
7 94 (32.64%) C++
8 89 (30.90%) HTML
9 78 (27.08%) CSS
10 77 (26.74%) Software Engineering
11 74 (25.69%) Mathematics
11 74 (25.69%) C
12 68 (23.61%) ASP.NET
13 67 (23.26%) SQL Server
14 56 (19.44%) Physics
15 48 (16.67%) OO
16 41 (14.24%) Linux
17 40 (13.89%) Microsoft
18 37 (12.85%) Oracle
19 34 (11.81%) Perl
19 34 (11.81%) Finance
20 33 (11.46%) OOP
21 29 (10.07%) MS Excel
21 29 (10.07%) Windows
22 28 (9.72%) Python
23 27 (9.38%) XML
24 26 (9.03%) T-SQL
25 25 (8.68%) Web Development
25 25 (8.68%) Agile Software Development

Graduate Software Developer
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 16 April 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 9 (3.13%) SAS
2 6 (2.08%) Tomcat
3 5 (1.74%) SharePoint
3 5 (1.74%) Node.js
4 4 (1.39%) Documentum
5 3 (1.04%) CMS
6 2 (0.69%) BizTalk Server
6 2 (0.69%) NServiceBus
7 1 (0.35%) Facebook Platform
7 1 (0.35%) Apache ServiceMix
7 1 (0.35%) IIS
7 1 (0.35%) GlassFish
7 1 (0.35%) Mule
7 1 (0.35%) Confluence
Applications
1 29 (10.07%) MS Excel
2 4 (1.39%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 2 (0.69%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 5 (1.74%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (0.69%) SaaS
2 2 (0.69%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 20 (6.94%) Internet
2 14 (4.86%) SNMP
3 4 (1.39%) TCP/IP
4 2 (0.69%) LDAP
5 1 (0.35%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 67 (23.26%) SQL Server
2 22 (7.64%) Data Warehouse
3 21 (7.29%) SQL Server 2008
4 18 (6.25%) Oracle Database
4 18 (6.25%) Oracle Database 11g
5 15 (5.21%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 10 (3.47%) MySQL
7 8 (2.78%) SQL Server 2000
7 8 (2.78%) SQL Server 2005
8 7 (2.43%) Data Mining
8 7 (2.43%) MS Access
9 4 (1.39%) Oracle Database 10g
9 4 (1.39%) IDOL
10 3 (1.04%) PostgreSQL
11 2 (0.69%) SQLite
11 2 (0.69%) Relational Database
12 1 (0.35%) NoSQL
12 1 (0.35%) Crystal Reports
12 1 (0.35%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 20 (6.94%) Visual Studio
2 5 (1.74%) Git (software)
2 5 (1.74%) Team Foundation Server
2 5 (1.74%) Eclipse
3 4 (1.39%) VSS/SourceSafe
4 3 (1.04%) JUnit
5 2 (0.69%) Subversion
6 1 (0.35%) Maven
6 1 (0.35%) Checkstyle
6 1 (0.35%) SilkTest
6 1 (0.35%) JIRA
6 1 (0.35%) FitNesse
6 1 (0.35%) EasyMock
6 1 (0.35%) Ant
6 1 (0.35%) Oracle Forms
6 1 (0.35%) Mockito
6 1 (0.35%) Cucumber
6 1 (0.35%) Hudson
6 1 (0.35%) SoapUI
6 1 (0.35%) FindBugs
General
1 34 (11.81%) Finance
2 21 (7.29%) Games
3 18 (6.25%) Manufacturing
4 11 (3.82%) Telecoms
5 10 (3.47%) Financial Institution
6 8 (2.78%) Marketing
7 7 (2.43%) Legal
8 4 (1.39%) Billing
8 4 (1.39%) Law
9 3 (1.04%) Electronics
10 2 (0.69%) Pharmaceutical
11 1 (0.35%) Front Office
11 1 (0.35%) Back Office
11 1 (0.35%) Automotive
11 1 (0.35%) Banking
11 1 (0.35%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 131 (45.49%) .NET
2 89 (30.90%) HTML
3 78 (27.08%) CSS
4 68 (23.61%) ASP.NET
5 27 (9.38%) XML
6 23 (7.99%) .NET Framework
6 23 (7.99%) HTML5
7 18 (6.25%) jQuery
8 14 (4.86%) WCF
8 14 (4.86%) WPF
8 14 (4.86%) Web Services
9 13 (4.51%) Ajax
10 12 (4.17%) CSS3
11 11 (3.82%) WinForms
12 8 (2.78%) XSLT
13 7 (2.43%) JSP
13 7 (2.43%) LINQ
13 7 (2.43%) Apache Flex
13 7 (2.43%) Ext JS
14 5 (1.74%) JSF
Miscellaneous
1 158 (54.86%) Computer Science
2 74 (25.69%) Mathematics
3 56 (19.44%) Physics
4 13 (4.51%) Mobile App
5 5 (1.74%) Hedge funds
6 2 (0.69%) Client/Server
6 2 (0.69%) DTV
6 2 (0.69%) Enterprise Software
6 2 (0.69%) Open Source
7 1 (0.35%) Device Driver
7 1 (0.35%) Equities
7 1 (0.35%) IPTV
7 1 (0.35%) Derivative
7 1 (0.35%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
7 1 (0.35%) Firmware
7 1 (0.35%) Thin Client
7 1 (0.35%) Embedded Systems
7 1 (0.35%) Social Network
7 1 (0.35%) Fat Client
7 1 (0.35%) Chemistry
Operating Systems
1 41 (14.24%) Linux
2 29 (10.07%) Windows
3 25 (8.68%) Android
4 16 (5.56%) UNIX
5 14 (4.86%) Oracle Linux
6 8 (2.78%) Apple iOS
7 5 (1.74%) Windows Mobile
8 2 (0.69%) Windows Server 2008
8 2 (0.69%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 2 (0.69%) AIX
8 2 (0.69%) Windows CE
8 2 (0.69%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 77 (26.74%) Software Engineering
2 48 (16.67%) OO
3 33 (11.46%) OOP
4 25 (8.68%) Web Development
4 25 (8.68%) Agile Software Development
5 18 (6.25%) Requirements Analysis
6 15 (5.21%) MVC
7 14 (4.86%) UML
7 14 (4.86%) Parallel Processing
8 8 (2.78%) Unit Testing
8 8 (2.78%) SOA
9 7 (2.43%) OOD
9 7 (2.43%) Digital Marketing
9 7 (2.43%) Statistical Analysis
9 7 (2.43%) TDD
9 7 (2.43%) Data Analysis
10 6 (2.08%) BDD
11 5 (1.74%) Time Management
11 5 (1.74%) Continuous Improvement
11 5 (1.74%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 181 (62.85%) C#
2 149 (51.74%) SQL
3 141 (48.96%) Java
4 94 (32.64%) JavaScript
4 94 (32.64%) C++
5 74 (25.69%) C
6 34 (11.81%) Perl
7 28 (9.72%) Python
8 26 (9.03%) T-SQL
9 23 (7.99%) VB.NET
10 18 (6.25%) PL/SQL
10 18 (6.25%) Bash Shell
11 17 (5.90%) PHP
12 15 (5.21%) VBA
13 13 (4.51%) VB
14 7 (2.43%) Prolog
15 5 (1.74%) Embedded C
15 5 (1.74%) Ruby
15 5 (1.74%) XPath
16 4 (1.39%) Scala
Qualifications
1 180 (62.50%) Degree
2 5 (1.74%) Microsoft Certification
3 2 (0.69%) Security Cleared
4 1 (0.35%) PhD
4 1 (0.35%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (3.47%) QA
2 1 (0.35%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 3 (1.04%) Active Directory
2 1 (0.35%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (0.35%) VMware ESXi
Vendors
1 40 (13.89%) Microsoft
2 37 (12.85%) Oracle
3 7 (2.43%) Adobe
3 7 (2.43%) Sencha
4 6 (2.08%) SAP
5 4 (1.39%) HP
5 4 (1.39%) Metastorm
6 3 (1.04%) Coverity
6 3 (1.04%) Wind River
7 2 (0.69%) Red Hat
8 1 (0.35%) QNX
8 1 (0.35%) JBoss
8 1 (0.35%) Business Objects
8 1 (0.35%) VMware
8 1 (0.35%) Capita
8 1 (0.35%) Facebook
8 1 (0.35%) Twitter
Bournemouth, Dorset
Venator Recruitment Limited
Salary: £20000 - £25000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 6 hours ago
London
Verticality Ltd
Salary: £25000 to £30000 per annum - Bens
Posted: 9 hours ago
Bristol, Avon
Searchability.co.uk
Salary: £18000 - £20000 per annum + benefits + training + progression
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Informatiq Consulting
Posted: Yesterday
Bath, Avon
People Source Consulting
Salary: £20000 - £30000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Woking, Surrey
Informatiq Consulting
Posted: Yesterday
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Oscar Associates (UK) Ltd
Salary: £18000 - £24000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Computer People
Salary: £25000.00 - £30000.00 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
York, North Yorkshire
Experis IT
Salary: £20000.00 - £23000.00 per annum + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
London
Oho Group Ltd.
Salary: £25000 - £35000
Posted: 2 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Edgar Cowen
Salary: £20000 - £25000 per annum + shares, pension, health insurance
Posted: 2 days ago
Coventry, West Midlands (County)
Understanding Recruitment
Salary: £20000 - £25000 per annum + benefits - strong.
Posted: 3 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Simplified Recruitment
Salary: £18K - £25K per Annum, Dependent upon Experience and Qualifications
Posted: 5 days ago
Woking, Surrey
Informatiq Consulting
Posted: 6 days ago
Woking, Surrey
Informatiq Consulting
Posted: 6 days ago
Woking, Surrey
Informatiq Consulting
Salary: £Excellent salary + training + benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
City, London
Informatiq Consulting
Salary: £Excellent Salary + Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Shropshire
Parker White Consulting Ltd
Salary: From £20,000 to £25,000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Adria Solutions Ltd
Salary: £18000 - £22000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Bury St. Edmunds, Suffolk
Senitor Associates
Salary: £23000 - £28000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 6 days ago