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 9 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
9 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Graduate Software Developer
Rank 815 759 778
Rank change year-on-year
-56 +19
Permanent jobs requiring a Graduate Software Developer 133 186 174
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.13% 0.17% 0.17%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.14% 0.18% 0.17%
Number of salaries quoted 118 163 150
Average salary £24,500 £22,500 £22,750
Average salary % change year-on-year
+8.88% -1.09%
90% offered a salary of more than £20,500 £20,000 £20,550
10% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £30,000 £30,000
UK excluding London average salary £23,750 £22,500 £22,500
% change year-on-year
+5.55% -

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
97345 102801 101131
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 96.11% 96.45% 96.28%
Number of salaries quoted 81678 85210 81441
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £26,500 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £70,000 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+5.00% -

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 9 February 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 average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Graduate Software Developer within the UK over the 3 months to 9 February 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
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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 -25 127 £25,000 +11.11% 17
South East -12 44 £25,000 +4.16% 3
London +10 22 £29,250 -2.50% 6
East of England -2 21 £20,500 -8.88% 1
Surrey +17 17 £32,000 +16.36% 1
South West +1 16 £22,500 +4.65% 2
West Midlands -14 16 £24,000 +20.00% 2
Bristol +13 12 £22,500 -10.00% 2
Suffolk -1 11 £20,500 -8.88%
Ipswich -9 11 £20,500 -8.88%
Hampshire +7 9 £25,000 +4.16% 1
Staffordshire - 9 £23,250 -
City of London +60 6 £30,000 -4.76%
Fareham -1 6 £25,000 +6.38% 1
North West +21 5 £25,500 +10.86% 1
Berkshire -10 5 £25,000 +13.63%
Manchester +17 4 £25,500 +10.86%
Guildford +6 4 £35,000 +7.69% 1
West Sussex 0 4 £24,750 +3.12%
Birmingham -3 4 £23,750 +10.46%
Cambridgeshire -7 4 £29,500 +37.20%
Cambridge -11 4 £29,500 +37.20%
Stoke-on-Trent - 4 £24,000 -
Somerset -8 3 £19,500 -9.30%
Oxfordshire -25 3 - - 1
Essex - 3 £24,000 -
Bracknell - 3 £25,000 -
Abingdon - 3 - - 1
Leatherhead - 3 £32,000 -
Stafford - 3 - -

Graduate Software Developer
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 9 February 2016, 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.

1 182 (58.33%) Java
2 179 (57.37%) Computer Science
3 169 (54.17%) C#
4 163 (52.24%) Degree
5 146 (46.79%) SQL
6 145 (46.47%) .NET
7 141 (45.19%) HTML
8 124 (39.74%) Software Engineering
9 121 (38.78%) JavaScript
10 119 (38.14%) C++
11 90 (28.85%) CSS
12 79 (25.32%) Agile Software Development
13 67 (21.47%) ASP.NET
14 61 (19.55%) Mathematics
15 57 (18.27%) SQL Server
16 56 (17.95%) Windows
16 56 (17.95%) Microsoft
17 52 (16.67%) Linux
18 51 (16.35%) OO
19 49 (15.71%) XML
20 47 (15.06%) PHP
21 45 (14.42%) C
21 45 (14.42%) HTML5
22 44 (14.10%) Finance
23 43 (13.78%) Apple iOS
24 37 (11.86%) Android
25 36 (11.54%) AngularJS
25 36 (11.54%) Mobile App
26 34 (10.90%) MySQL
26 34 (10.90%) Oracle

Graduate Software Developer
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 9 February 2016, 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 (4.17%) SharePoint
2 3 (0.96%) Facebook Platform
2 3 (0.96%) IIS
2 3 (0.96%) Node.js
3 2 (0.64%) ColdFusion
3 2 (0.64%) Umbraco
4 1 (0.32%) Apache Solr
4 1 (0.32%) JBoss
4 1 (0.32%) Tomcat
Applications
1 12 (3.85%) MS Excel
2 4 (1.28%) Photoshop
3 1 (0.32%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 3 (0.96%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 2 (0.64%) Dynamics CRM
3 1 (0.32%) Visualfiles
Cloud Services
1 8 (2.56%) SaaS
2 7 (2.24%) Cloud Computing
3 5 (1.60%) GitHub
4 3 (0.96%) Microsoft Azure
5 1 (0.32%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 16 (5.13%) HTTP
2 15 (4.81%) TCP/IP
3 2 (0.64%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 57 (18.27%) SQL Server
2 34 (10.90%) MySQL
3 16 (5.13%) Oracle Database
4 15 (4.81%) Relational Database
5 10 (3.21%) SQL Server 2008
6 8 (2.56%) SQL Server 2012
7 7 (2.24%) Crystal Reports
7 7 (2.24%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 6 (1.92%) RDBMS
8 6 (1.92%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 4 (1.28%) Apache Cassandra
9 4 (1.28%) SQL Server 2014
10 3 (0.96%) Data Warehouse
10 3 (0.96%) SQL Server 2005
10 3 (0.96%) SQL Server Analysis Services
11 2 (0.64%) NoSQL
12 1 (0.32%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 25 (8.01%) Visual Studio
2 13 (4.17%) Selenium
3 11 (3.53%) Eclipse
4 10 (3.21%) Team Foundation Server
5 8 (2.56%) NUnit
6 6 (1.92%) Git (software)
6 6 (1.92%) TeamCity
7 5 (1.60%) CruiseControl
7 5 (1.60%) JIRA
8 4 (1.28%) Cucumber
8 4 (1.28%) JUnit
9 3 (0.96%) Bitbucket
9 3 (0.96%) FitNesse
9 3 (0.96%) Jasmine
9 3 (0.96%) Jenkins
9 3 (0.96%) Moq
9 3 (0.96%) MSTest
9 3 (0.96%) VSS/SourceSafe
10 2 (0.64%) Mercurial
10 2 (0.64%) Subversion
General
1 44 (14.10%) Finance
2 16 (5.13%) Banking
3 13 (4.17%) Games
4 9 (2.88%) Retail
5 8 (2.56%) Telecoms
6 5 (1.60%) Manufacturing
7 4 (1.28%) Back Office
8 3 (0.96%) Electronics
8 3 (0.96%) Investment Banking
8 3 (0.96%) Marketing
9 2 (0.64%) Financial Institution
9 2 (0.64%) Front Office
10 1 (0.32%) Law
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 145 (46.47%) .NET
2 141 (45.19%) HTML
3 90 (28.85%) CSS
4 67 (21.47%) ASP.NET
5 49 (15.71%) XML
6 45 (14.42%) HTML5
7 36 (11.54%) AngularJS
8 33 (10.58%) jQuery
9 30 (9.62%) Web Services
10 24 (7.69%) CSS3
11 20 (6.41%) .NET Framework
12 15 (4.81%) Ajax
13 13 (4.17%) JSF
14 12 (3.85%) Qt
15 11 (3.53%) WebSockets
16 10 (3.21%) ASP.NET MVC
16 10 (3.21%) J2EE
16 10 (3.21%) Spring
17 9 (2.88%) Hibernate
17 9 (2.88%) WinForms
Miscellaneous
1 179 (57.37%) Computer Science
2 61 (19.55%) Mathematics
3 36 (11.54%) Mobile App
4 24 (7.69%) Algorithms
5 23 (7.37%) Analytical Skills
6 18 (5.77%) Data Structures
6 18 (5.77%) Physics
7 5 (1.60%) Driving Licence
7 5 (1.60%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
7 5 (1.60%) N-Tier
8 4 (1.28%) Data Extraction
8 4 (1.28%) Data Protection Act
8 4 (1.28%) Hedge funds
8 4 (1.28%) Tandem
9 3 (0.96%) Inversion of Control
9 3 (0.96%) User Experience
10 2 (0.64%) CUDA
10 2 (0.64%) Enterprise Software
10 2 (0.64%) Fintech
10 2 (0.64%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 56 (17.95%) Windows
2 52 (16.67%) Linux
3 43 (13.78%) Apple iOS
4 37 (11.86%) Android
5 13 (4.17%) Oracle Linux
6 12 (3.85%) Unix
7 9 (2.88%) Mac OS X
7 9 (2.88%) Windows Mobile
8 2 (0.64%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 124 (39.74%) Software Engineering
2 79 (25.32%) Agile Software Development
3 51 (16.35%) OO
4 32 (10.26%) SDLC
5 25 (8.01%) MVC
6 22 (7.05%) Mobile Application Development
7 21 (6.73%) OOP
7 21 (6.73%) Web Design
7 21 (6.73%) Web Development
8 20 (6.41%) Business Intelligence
9 14 (4.49%) E-Commerce
9 14 (4.49%) TDD
10 13 (4.17%) Analytics
10 13 (4.17%) Data Analytics
10 13 (4.17%) Database Theory
11 10 (3.21%) BDD
11 10 (3.21%) UML
12 9 (2.88%) Process Management
12 9 (2.88%) Scrum
13 8 (2.56%) CRM
Programming Languages
1 182 (58.33%) Java
2 169 (54.17%) C#
3 146 (46.79%) SQL
4 121 (38.78%) JavaScript
5 119 (38.14%) C++
6 47 (15.06%) PHP
7 45 (14.42%) C
8 32 (10.26%) Python
9 28 (8.97%) T-SQL
10 25 (8.01%) VB.NET
11 23 (7.37%) Objective-C
12 18 (5.77%) PL/SQL
13 17 (5.45%) VB
14 13 (4.17%) XPath
15 11 (3.53%) Perl
16 10 (3.21%) Ruby
17 8 (2.56%) Go
18 6 (1.92%) Shell Script
18 6 (1.92%) VB6
19 5 (1.60%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 163 (52.24%) Degree
2 10 (3.21%) HNC
2 10 (3.21%) HND
2 10 (3.21%) Microsoft Certification
3 8 (2.56%) Security Cleared
4 6 (1.92%) MCSD
4 6 (1.92%) PhD
5 5 (1.60%) SC Cleared
6 4 (1.28%) DV Cleared
7 3 (0.96%) BC Cleared
8 2 (0.64%) DBS Check
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (4.17%) QA
2 4 (1.28%) Data Quality
3 1 (0.32%) SDET
System Software
1 19 (6.09%) Firmware
2 2 (0.64%) Cygwin
Vendors
1 56 (17.95%) Microsoft
2 34 (10.90%) Oracle
3 7 (2.24%) Xamarin
4 5 (1.60%) Google
4 5 (1.60%) SAP
5 3 (0.96%) DevExpress
5 3 (0.96%) Facebook
5 3 (0.96%) Sophos
5 3 (0.96%) Sybase
6 2 (0.64%) Capita
6 2 (0.64%) Forcepoint
6 2 (0.64%) Sencha
7 1 (0.32%) Apple
7 1 (0.32%) Bloomberg
7 1 (0.32%) Cognos
7 1 (0.32%) Nintex
7 1 (0.32%) Reuters
7 1 (0.32%) Salesforce.com
Guildford
Streamline Connections Ltd
Salary: £28000 - £35000 per annum
Posted: 18 hours ago
North London
Softweb Resourcing Limited
Salary: From £25,000 to £32,000 per annum Pension + Flexi Work + Training
Posted: Yesterday
London
Oho Group Ltd.
Salary: £25k - 40k per year + Bonus
Posted: Yesterday
London
Oho Group Ltd.
Salary: £25k - 30k per year
Posted: Yesterday
Central London / West End
Understanding Recruitment
Salary: £30000.00 per annum + Pens, Health
Posted: 2 days ago
Bristol, Avon
Redrock Consulting Ltd
Salary: £22500 - £25000 per annum + Bonus, Training + Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Fareham, Hampshire
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £20000 - £30000 per annum + Benefits Package
Posted: 4 days ago
Chorley, Lancashire
First Recruitment
Salary: From £20,000 to £25,000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Glasgow, Lanarkshire
Be-IT Resourcing
Posted: 4 days ago
Chesterfield, Derbyshire
ENTERPRISE RECRUITMENT LTD
Salary: From £24,000 to £28,000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
London
Talent International
Salary: £25000 - £40000 per annum + excellent benefits package
Posted: 5 days ago
Coventry
Recruitment Genius Ltd
Salary: £20000 - £25000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Stratford-Upon-Avon, Warwickshire
Enable
Salary: £32,000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Newcastle-under-Lyme
Searchability
Salary: £17000 - £21000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Bedfordshire
Verticality Ltd
Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Bristol, Avon
Redrock Consulting Ltd
Salary: £20000 - £25000 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
London
Oho Group
Salary: £30k - 40k per year + bonus and benefits
Posted: 14 days ago
Abingdon, Oxfordshire
Sophos
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 15 days ago