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 30 June 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
30 Jun 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Graduate Software Developer
Rank 719 757 648
Rank change year-on-year
+38 -109
Permanent jobs requiring a Graduate Software Developer 181 176 232
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.16% 0.15% 0.21%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.17% 0.15% 0.22%
Number of salaries quoted 166 172 204
Average salary £25,000 £24,000 £24,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+4.16% -
90% offered a salary of more than £21,500 £20,500 £20,500
10% offered a salary of more than £30,150 £29,600 £32,500
UK excluding London average salary £25,000 £22,500 £23,250
% change year-on-year
+11.11% -3.22%

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
104684 113642 104161
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 94.50% 94.51% 94.57%
Number of salaries quoted 86404 93317 86694
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,000 £27,000 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £67,500 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year
- +5.26%

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 30 June 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 30 June 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 +37 173 £25,000 +5.26% 20
East of England +36 44 £25,000 -1.96% 4
London +26 33 £29,000 +5.45% 4
West Midlands +15 32 £22,500 +2.27%
City of London +51 18 £29,000 -10.76% 2
South West +1 18 £25,000 -10.71% 3
South East -20 17 £25,000 - 6
Suffolk - 16 £25,000 -
Ipswich - 16 £25,000 -
Birmingham -6 15 £30,000 +33.33%
Essex +18 13 £25,000 +6.38% 1
Yorkshire -5 12 £22,000 -2.22%
East Midlands +12 10 £22,000 -18.51% 1
North Yorkshire -1 8 £23,250 +8.13%
York -1 8 £23,250 +8.13%
North West -6 8 £25,000 +11.11% 2
Cambridgeshire +14 7 £28,000 +1.81%
Cheltenham +9 7 £25,000 +16.27% 1
Gloucestershire -9 7 £25,000 +13.63% 1
Manchester -11 7 £25,000 +11.11% 1
Colchester - 7 £25,000 -
Scotland +21 6 - - 1
Bristol -1 6 £23,500 -11.32%
Hampshire -2 6 £25,000 -9.09% 2
Cambridge +7 5 £28,000 +1.81%
Nottingham +3 5 £22,500 +2.27%
Nottinghamshire 0 5 £22,500 +2.27%
North East - 5 £24,000 -
Tyne and Wear - 5 £24,000 -
Surrey +10 4 £28,800 +15.20% 1

Graduate Software Developer
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 30 June 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.

1 207 (67.87%) C#
2 178 (58.36%) .NET
3 175 (57.38%) Degree
4 159 (52.13%) HTML
5 147 (48.20%) Java
6 145 (47.54%) SQL
7 130 (42.62%) Computer Science
8 127 (41.64%) JavaScript
9 108 (35.41%) Software Engineering
10 107 (35.08%) SQL Server
11 98 (32.13%) C++
12 93 (30.49%) Agile Software Development
13 83 (27.21%) CSS
14 77 (25.25%) OO
15 73 (23.93%) Microsoft
16 60 (19.67%) ASP.NET
17 57 (18.69%) jQuery
18 54 (17.70%) PHP
19 51 (16.72%) Finance
20 47 (15.41%) MVC
21 41 (13.44%) VB.NET
22 40 (13.11%) SDLC
23 39 (12.79%) Windows
24 38 (12.46%) Visual Studio
25 37 (12.13%) Oracle
25 37 (12.13%) HTML5
26 36 (11.80%) Linux
26 36 (11.80%) XML
27 32 (10.49%) MS Excel
28 31 (10.16%) Mathematics

Graduate Software Developer
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 30 June 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 19 (6.23%) SharePoint
2 6 (1.97%) IIS
3 3 (0.98%) Apache
4 2 (0.66%) Tomcat
4 2 (0.66%) CMS
4 2 (0.66%) Drupal
5 1 (0.33%) Node.js
5 1 (0.33%) WebLogic
5 1 (0.33%) WebSphere
5 1 (0.33%) SAS
5 1 (0.33%) JBoss
Applications
1 32 (10.49%) MS Excel
2 3 (0.98%) Photoshop
3 2 (0.66%) Fireworks
3 2 (0.66%) Adobe Illustrator
Business Applications
1 5 (1.64%) Changepoint
2 1 (0.33%) HFM
Cloud Services
1 5 (1.64%) SaaS
2 4 (1.31%) Microsoft Azure
3 2 (0.66%) Amazon AWS
4 1 (0.33%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 4 (1.31%) TCP/IP
2 1 (0.33%) DNS
2 1 (0.33%) SSL
2 1 (0.33%) Intranet
2 1 (0.33%) Internet
2 1 (0.33%) Extranet
2 1 (0.33%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 107 (35.08%) SQL Server
2 18 (5.90%) Relational Database
3 15 (4.92%) MySQL
4 14 (4.59%) RDBMS
5 10 (3.28%) SQL Server 2008
6 7 (2.30%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 6 (1.97%) SQL Server 2005
7 6 (1.97%) SQL Server 2012
8 5 (1.64%) SQL Server 2000
9 4 (1.31%) PostgreSQL
9 4 (1.31%) MS Access
9 4 (1.31%) MongoDB
9 4 (1.31%) SQLite
10 1 (0.33%) Big Data
10 1 (0.33%) Spotfire
10 1 (0.33%) Oracle Database 11g
10 1 (0.33%) Data Mining
10 1 (0.33%) Crystal Reports
10 1 (0.33%) Oracle9i Database
10 1 (0.33%) Oracle Database 10g
Development Applications
1 38 (12.46%) Visual Studio
2 20 (6.56%) Team Foundation Server
3 4 (1.31%) Git (software)
3 4 (1.31%) Mercurial
3 4 (1.31%) Subversion
4 3 (0.98%) MSBuild
4 3 (0.98%) AccuRev
4 3 (0.98%) Jenkins
5 2 (0.66%) Bitbucket
5 2 (0.66%) Eclipse
6 1 (0.33%) Bugzilla
6 1 (0.33%) NetBeans
6 1 (0.33%) NUnit
6 1 (0.33%) Maven
6 1 (0.33%) Selenium
6 1 (0.33%) TeamCity
6 1 (0.33%) PEAR
6 1 (0.33%) PHPUnit
6 1 (0.33%) Visual Studio Tools for Office
6 1 (0.33%) Trac
General
1 51 (16.72%) Finance
2 24 (7.87%) Games
3 23 (7.54%) Retail
4 18 (5.90%) Banking
5 4 (1.31%) Telecoms
5 4 (1.31%) Multimedia
6 3 (0.98%) Legal
7 2 (0.66%) Aerospace
7 2 (0.66%) Financial Institution
7 2 (0.66%) Electronics
8 1 (0.33%) Pharmaceutical
8 1 (0.33%) Front Office
8 1 (0.33%) Law
8 1 (0.33%) Manufacturing
8 1 (0.33%) Investment Banking
8 1 (0.33%) Retail Banking
8 1 (0.33%) Military
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 178 (58.36%) .NET
2 159 (52.13%) HTML
3 83 (27.21%) CSS
4 60 (19.67%) ASP.NET
5 57 (18.69%) jQuery
6 37 (12.13%) HTML5
7 36 (11.80%) XML
8 22 (7.21%) Twitter Bootstrap
9 19 (6.23%) .NET Framework
10 17 (5.57%) Ajax
11 16 (5.25%) ASP.NET MVC
12 13 (4.26%) WCF
13 12 (3.93%) Web Services
13 12 (3.93%) AngularJS
14 11 (3.61%) WPF
15 10 (3.28%) XSLT
15 10 (3.28%) LINQ
15 10 (3.28%) Entity Framework
16 9 (2.95%) CSS3
16 9 (2.95%) WinForms
Miscellaneous
1 130 (42.62%) Computer Science
2 31 (10.16%) Mathematics
3 27 (8.85%) Analytical Skills
4 22 (7.21%) Mobile App
5 19 (6.23%) Physics
6 10 (3.28%) Enterprise Software
7 9 (2.95%) Algorithms
8 6 (1.97%) Semantic Web
9 5 (1.64%) User Experience
10 4 (1.31%) Animation
10 4 (1.31%) Client/Server
10 4 (1.31%) GIS
10 4 (1.31%) Device Driver
11 3 (0.98%) MPEG
11 3 (0.98%) Embedded Systems
12 2 (0.66%) Data Structures
12 2 (0.66%) iPhone
12 2 (0.66%) Motion Graphics
12 2 (0.66%) NHS
12 2 (0.66%) 3D Graphics
Operating Systems
1 39 (12.79%) Windows
2 36 (11.80%) Linux
3 12 (3.93%) Android
4 10 (3.28%) Apple iOS
4 10 (3.28%) UNIX
5 1 (0.33%) Windows Phone
5 1 (0.33%) Mac OS X
5 1 (0.33%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 108 (35.41%) Software Engineering
2 93 (30.49%) Agile Software Development
3 77 (25.25%) OO
4 47 (15.41%) MVC
5 40 (13.11%) SDLC
6 29 (9.51%) TDD
7 26 (8.52%) Scrum
8 23 (7.54%) OOP
9 21 (6.89%) E-Commerce
10 15 (4.92%) Process Management
10 15 (4.92%) Mentoring
11 13 (4.26%) Waterfall
11 13 (4.26%) BDD
12 11 (3.61%) Performance Analysis
12 11 (3.61%) UML
13 10 (3.28%) Web Development
13 10 (3.28%) Coaching
13 10 (3.28%) Android Development
13 10 (3.28%) Multithreading
14 8 (2.62%) Product Management
Programming Languages
1 207 (67.87%) C#
2 147 (48.20%) Java
3 145 (47.54%) SQL
4 127 (41.64%) JavaScript
5 98 (32.13%) C++
6 54 (17.70%) PHP
7 41 (13.44%) VB.NET
8 25 (8.20%) Python
9 24 (7.87%) C
10 16 (5.25%) VB
11 15 (4.92%) T-SQL
12 12 (3.93%) Perl
13 10 (3.28%) Objective-C
13 10 (3.28%) VB6
14 5 (1.64%) Ruby
15 4 (1.31%) AWK
15 4 (1.31%) Lua
15 4 (1.31%) Bash Shell
15 4 (1.31%) VBA
15 4 (1.31%) sed
Qualifications
1 175 (57.38%) Degree
2 20 (6.56%) Microsoft Certification
3 4 (1.31%) PhD
3 4 (1.31%) Sun Certification
3 4 (1.31%) Security Cleared
4 3 (0.98%) Oracle Certification
5 1 (0.33%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (0.98%) QA
2 1 (0.33%) HL7
2 1 (0.33%) SLA
System Software
1 1 (0.33%) Firmware
Vendors
1 73 (23.93%) Microsoft
2 37 (12.13%) Oracle
3 8 (2.62%) Capita
4 5 (1.64%) Apple
5 4 (1.31%) Salesforce.com
5 4 (1.31%) Xamarin
6 3 (0.98%) Google
7 2 (0.66%) Zend
7 2 (0.66%) Adobe
7 2 (0.66%) Macromedia
8 1 (0.33%) HP
8 1 (0.33%) Sybase
8 1 (0.33%) Progress
8 1 (0.33%) Cisco
8 1 (0.33%) IBM
Central London / West End
Matrix Solutions
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 7 hours ago
Fleet, Hampshire
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 20-35k+Bens
Posted: 10 hours ago
Bournemouth, Dorset
Circle Recruitment
Salary: £19000 - £28000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 13 hours ago
Cheltenham, Gloucestershire
ASG International
Salary: From £20,000 to £25,000 per annum
Posted: 16 hours ago
The City, London (EC1)
Guru Careers
Salary: £18 - 24k (DOE)
Posted: 21 hours ago
Skelmersdale, Lancashire
Applause IT Innovation
Salary: £18000 - £22000 per annum + Depending on Experience + Bens
Posted: Yesterday
Luton, Bedfordshire
Actis Recruitment.
Salary: From £19,000 to £21,000 per annum + benefits inc pension & share optio
Posted: Yesterday
Corsham, Wiltshire
Sanderson
Salary: £20000 - £25000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Oxford, Oxfordshire
Big Red Recruitment
Salary: £20000 - £24000 per annum + training + excellent package
Posted: Yesterday
Kent
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Salary: £20000 - £25000 per annum + Training
Posted: Yesterday
Belfast, County Antrim
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Salary: £16000.00 - £18000.00 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
St. Albans, Hertfordshire
Understanding Recruitment
Salary: £22000 - £30000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Central London / West End
Understanding Recruitment
Salary: £26000 - £32000 per annum + bens - shares, pens, health+
Posted: 2 days ago
Weybridge, Surrey
Deerfoot IT Resources Ltd
Salary: £25000 - £30000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Norfolk
Cooper Lomaz Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £19k - 21k per year
Posted: 4 days ago
Edinburgh & Lothians
Entrust People Ltd
Salary: £Competitive
Posted: 4 days ago
Daventry, Northamptonshire
Searchability
Salary: £25000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Hanslope Park, Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire
HMGCC
Salary: £26,218 (with a potential to progress at this level up to £31,458) Plus a £5,000 welcome package
Posted: 5 days ago
Southend-On-Sea, Essex
Go IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: From £18,000 to £22,000 per annum + bonus + benefits + training
Posted: 6 days ago
City of London
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Salary: £20000.00 - £40000.00 per annum
Posted: 20 days ago