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 30 September 2016 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
30 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Graduate Software Developer
Rank 744 798 776
Rank change year-on-year
+54 -22
Permanent jobs requiring a Graduate Software Developer 168 177 212
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.18% 0.16% 0.19%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.18% 0.17% 0.19%
Number of salaries quoted 160 153 194
Median salary £25,500 £23,750 £23,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+7.36% +1.06%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £20,000 £20,500
10% offered a salary of more than £31,950 £27,500 £32,500
UK excluding London median salary £25,000 £22,500 £22,500
% change year-on-year
+11.11% -

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
91719 105001 110310
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 96.27% 96.26% 96.44%
Number of salaries quoted 76765 87557 89208
Median salary £47,000 £45,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+4.44% -
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £26,500 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £72,500 £67,500 £70,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -

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 30 September 2016 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 30 September 2016. 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 see detailed
statistics and trends)
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 +46 163 £25,500 +8.51% 33
London +75 49 £27,000 -5.26% 11
East of England +32 37 £27,500 +27.90% 3
South East +9 34 £27,250 +22.47% 10
Cambridgeshire +32 23 £28,500 +26.66% 2
Cambridge +25 22 £28,500 +26.66% 2
West Midlands -6 18 £27,500 +37.50%
South West -5 15 £24,000 - 6
Hampshire +13 14 £27,500 +41.02% 2
Hertfordshire +22 11 £23,500 -17.54% 1
Bristol +16 11 £23,250 +2.76% 3
Birmingham -21 10 £27,500 +37.50%
Berkshire +14 9 £22,500 -6.25% 2
Basingstoke - 8 £27,500 - 1
Surrey +17 7 £25,000 +13.63% 3
North West +3 6 £23,250 -7.92% 2
Orpington - 5 £22,500 -
Southampton - 4 £27,500 - 1
Reigate - 4 £23,250 -
East Midlands +21 3 £24,000 -12.72% 1
Cardiff +16 3 £21,750 -
South Wales +10 3 £21,750 -
Wales +4 3 £21,750 -
Staffordshire 0 3 £24,000 +3.22%
Oxfordshire -2 3 £23,500 +6.81% 1
Stoke-on-Trent - 3 £24,000 -
St Albans +7 2 £32,000 +12.28%
Ipswich 0 2 £24,000 +17.07%
Essex 0 2 £23,250 +9.41%
Manchester -6 2 £20,750 -17.00% 2

Graduate Software Developer Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 30 September 2016, 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.

1 240 (68.38%) Degree
2 195 (55.56%) C#
3 176 (50.14%) Computer Science
4 172 (49.00%) .NET
5 167 (47.58%) Java
6 152 (43.30%) SQL
7 148 (42.17%) C++
8 122 (34.76%) HTML
9 120 (34.19%) Software Engineering
10 109 (31.05%) JavaScript
11 87 (24.79%) Agile Software Development
12 86 (24.50%) CSS
13 85 (24.22%) Mathematics
14 82 (23.36%) Microsoft
15 80 (22.79%) Python
16 75 (21.37%) OO
17 68 (19.37%) ASP.NET
18 55 (15.67%) HTML5
18 55 (15.67%) MVC
18 55 (15.67%) C
19 53 (15.10%) SDLC
20 52 (14.81%) OOP
21 50 (14.25%) Linux
21 50 (14.25%) SQL Server
21 50 (14.25%) Physics
22 47 (13.39%) PHP
23 46 (13.11%) jQuery
24 43 (12.25%) Windows
25 42 (11.97%) Oracle
26 35 (9.97%) Analytical Skills

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 21 (5.98%) SharePoint
2 5 (1.42%) Tomcat
3 4 (1.14%) Apache
4 3 (0.85%) Confluence
4 3 (0.85%) Oracle Coherence
5 2 (0.57%) CMS
5 2 (0.57%) nginx
6 1 (0.28%) Mule
6 1 (0.28%) Mule ESB
6 1 (0.28%) WebLogic
6 1 (0.28%) WordPress
Applications
1 30 (8.55%) MS Excel
2 6 (1.71%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (0.28%) Dynamics CRM
1 1 (0.28%) ProductWriter
1 1 (0.28%) SystmOne
Cloud Services
1 11 (3.13%) iTunes
2 5 (1.42%) Amazon AWS
3 4 (1.14%) GitHub
4 3 (0.85%) Microsoft Azure
5 1 (0.28%) Amazon EC2
5 1 (0.28%) Amazon S3
Communications & Networking
1 8 (2.28%) Network Security
2 3 (0.85%) AMQP
2 3 (0.85%) HTTP
3 2 (0.57%) TCP/IP
4 1 (0.28%) Cisco IOS
4 1 (0.28%) SSH
4 1 (0.28%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 50 (14.25%) SQL Server
2 28 (7.98%) Relational Database
3 14 (3.99%) MySQL
4 7 (1.99%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 6 (1.71%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 6 (1.71%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 5 (1.42%) Big Data
6 5 (1.42%) Data Warehouse
6 5 (1.42%) MongoDB
6 5 (1.42%) SQL Server 2005
6 5 (1.42%) SQL Server 2008
6 5 (1.42%) SQL Server 2012
7 3 (0.85%) Apache Cassandra
7 3 (0.85%) Oracle Database
8 2 (0.57%) NoSQL
8 2 (0.57%) OrientDB
8 2 (0.57%) PostgreSQL
8 2 (0.57%) RDBMS
9 1 (0.28%) Hadoop
9 1 (0.28%) SQLite
Development Applications
1 33 (9.40%) Visual Studio
2 26 (7.41%) Team Foundation Server
3 17 (4.84%) Subversion
4 11 (3.13%) Bugzilla
4 11 (3.13%) Trac
5 8 (2.28%) Git (software)
5 8 (2.28%) NUnit
6 6 (1.71%) JUnit
6 6 (1.71%) TeamCity
7 5 (1.42%) JIRA
7 5 (1.42%) Moq
7 5 (1.42%) MSTest
8 4 (1.14%) Eclipse
8 4 (1.14%) Gradle
8 4 (1.14%) Maven
8 4 (1.14%) Mercurial
9 3 (0.85%) Jenkins
9 3 (0.85%) PHPUnit
10 2 (0.57%) CruiseControl
10 2 (0.57%) WebDriver
General
1 32 (9.12%) Games
2 22 (6.27%) Retail
3 16 (4.56%) Banking
4 15 (4.27%) Finance
5 11 (3.13%) Music Industry
6 5 (1.42%) Aerospace
7 4 (1.14%) Telecoms
8 1 (0.28%) Automotive
8 1 (0.28%) Financial Institution
8 1 (0.28%) Law
8 1 (0.28%) Legal
8 1 (0.28%) Local Government
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 172 (49.00%) .NET
2 122 (34.76%) HTML
3 86 (24.50%) CSS
4 68 (19.37%) ASP.NET
5 55 (15.67%) HTML5
6 46 (13.11%) jQuery
7 31 (8.83%) ASP.NET MVC
8 27 (7.69%) AngularJS
9 23 (6.55%) Web Services
10 22 (6.27%) XML
11 20 (5.70%) WCF
12 19 (5.41%) CSS3
13 14 (3.99%) Ajax
14 13 (3.70%) React
15 12 (3.42%) Spring
16 11 (3.13%) Backbone.js
16 11 (3.13%) Marionette.js
16 11 (3.13%) RequireJS
16 11 (3.13%) WPF
17 10 (2.85%) Node.js
Miscellaneous
1 176 (50.14%) Computer Science
2 85 (24.22%) Mathematics
3 50 (14.25%) Physics
4 35 (9.97%) Analytical Skills
5 30 (8.55%) Algorithms
6 20 (5.70%) Mobile App
7 12 (3.42%) Hedge funds
8 9 (2.56%) Data Structures
9 6 (1.71%) Enterprise Software
10 5 (1.42%) User Experience
11 2 (0.57%) Statistics
12 1 (0.28%) 3D Graphics
12 1 (0.28%) Artificial Intelligence
12 1 (0.28%) Chemistry
12 1 (0.28%) Client/Server
12 1 (0.28%) Cryptography
12 1 (0.28%) Cyber Attack
12 1 (0.28%) e-Learning
12 1 (0.28%) Online Games
12 1 (0.28%) Streaming Video
Operating Systems
1 50 (14.25%) Linux
2 43 (12.25%) Windows
3 17 (4.84%) Unix
4 9 (2.56%) Android
5 8 (2.28%) Apple iOS
6 1 (0.28%) Windows Mobile
Processes & Methodologies
1 120 (34.19%) Software Engineering
2 87 (24.79%) Agile Software Development
3 75 (21.37%) OO
4 55 (15.67%) MVC
5 53 (15.10%) SDLC
6 52 (14.81%) OOP
7 28 (7.98%) Web Development
8 24 (6.84%) Scrum
8 24 (6.84%) TDD
9 16 (4.56%) BDD
9 16 (4.56%) Mobile Development
10 14 (3.99%) Process Management
10 14 (3.99%) Waterfall
11 13 (3.70%) OOD
12 12 (3.42%) Coaching
12 12 (3.42%) Continuous Integration
13 11 (3.13%) SOA
13 11 (3.13%) Unit Testing
14 10 (2.85%) Multithreading
14 10 (2.85%) UML
Programming Languages
1 195 (55.56%) C#
2 167 (47.58%) Java
3 152 (43.30%) SQL
4 148 (42.17%) C++
5 109 (31.05%) JavaScript
6 80 (22.79%) Python
7 55 (15.67%) C
8 47 (13.39%) PHP
9 19 (5.41%) Ruby
9 19 (5.41%) VBA
10 13 (3.70%) TypeScript
11 12 (3.42%) Bash Shell
11 12 (3.42%) Perl
12 11 (3.13%) T-SQL
13 10 (2.85%) VB.NET
14 9 (2.56%) Tcl
14 9 (2.56%) VB
15 8 (2.28%) Objective-C
15 8 (2.28%) PL/SQL
16 7 (1.99%) Delphi
Qualifications
1 240 (68.38%) Degree
2 20 (5.70%) PhD
3 9 (2.56%) SC Cleared
3 9 (2.56%) Security Cleared
4 7 (1.99%) Microsoft Certification
5 2 (0.57%) DBS Check
6 1 (0.28%) BPSS Clearance
6 1 (0.28%) Cisco Certification
6 1 (0.28%) ISEB
6 1 (0.28%) MCSD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (1.71%) QA
System Software
1 6 (1.71%) Docker
2 2 (0.57%) VirtualBox
2 2 (0.57%) zsh
Systems Management
1 2 (0.57%) Opscode Chef
1 2 (0.57%) Puppet
2 1 (0.28%) Ansible
Vendors
1 82 (23.36%) Microsoft
2 42 (11.97%) Oracle
3 18 (5.13%) Progress
4 7 (1.99%) Dell
5 3 (0.85%) Xamarin
6 2 (0.57%) Atlassian
6 2 (0.57%) Google
7 1 (0.28%) Cisco
7 1 (0.28%) New Relic
7 1 (0.28%) Nintex
7 1 (0.28%) Zend
City, London
Futureheads Recruitment Ltd
Salary: From £23,000 to £28,000 per annum based on experience
Posted: 2 hours ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Computer People
Salary: £25000.00 - £30000.00 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Bath, Avon
Fuse
Posted: Yesterday
Woking, Surrey
Informatiq Consulting
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Informatiq Consulting
Salary: Competitive!
Posted: Yesterday
London
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Bristol, Avon
Fuse
Posted: Yesterday
Crawley, West Sussex
Clearwater People Solutions
Salary: £25000 Per Annum benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Oho Group Ltd.
Salary: £25000 - £40000 per annum, Benefits Bonus + Benefits + Great Working E
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Informatiq Consulting
Salary: £20000 - £28000 per annum + Excellent Bonus and Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Woking, Surrey
Informatiq Consulting
Salary: £20000 - £25000 per annum + Excellent Bonus and Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Central London / West End
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 30,000
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Mortimer Spinks
Salary: £30000 per annum + Bonus, and benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Rochdale, Lancashire
Oscar
Salary: £18000 - £25000 per annum + competitive benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Hertfordshire
McGregor Boyall
Salary: £20000.00 - £30000.00 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Central London / West End
Oho Group Ltd.
Salary: £28000 - £35000 per annum, Benefits Bonus + Benefits + Great Working E
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £25000 - £30000 per annum + Benefits + Bonus
Posted: 2 days ago
Wiltshire
Exposed Solutions
Salary: £20000 - £25000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Bristol, Avon
Fuse
Salary: £20000 - £25000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Bristol, Avon
People Source Consulting
Salary: £20000 - £25000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Basingstoke, Hampshire
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £25000 - £30000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Northenden, Manchester,
Woodman Recruitment Limited
Salary: £20,000 - £25,000 per year
Posted: 5 days ago
London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + bonus + benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Oxfordshire
Haybrook IT Resourcing Ltd
Salary: Up to £35,000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Softweb Resourcing Limited
Salary: From £25,000 to £35,000 per annum Best training, progression, pension,
Posted: 6 days ago
Brighton, East Sussex
I4 Recruitment
Salary: Market related
Posted: 6 days ago
West London
Oho Group Ltd.
Salary: £0 - £35000 per annum, Benefits Working with the best in tech Free gym
Posted: 6 days ago
Edinburgh, Midlothian
Cathcart Associates Ltd
Salary: £20000 - £30000 per annum + Good Career Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Bath
People Source Consulting
Posted: 10 days ago
Surrey
OHO Group Ltd.
Salary: £21000 - £30000 per annum
Posted: 16 days ago