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 26 January 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
26 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Graduate Software Developer
Rank 725 739 669
Rank change year-on-year
+14 -70
Permanent jobs requiring a Graduate Software Developer 155 150 219
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.15% 0.14% 0.20%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.16% 0.15% 0.21%
Number of salaries quoted 134 131 201
Average salary £22,500 £22,500 £22,500
90% offered a salary of more than £20,000 £20,500 £20,000
10% offered a salary of more than £27,650 £30,000 £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
99988 98266 105499
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 94.82% 94.55% 95.15%
Number of salaries quoted 83279 79377 90596
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 26 January 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 26 January 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 +6 152 £22,500 - 19
South East -29 50 £24,000 - 6
West Midlands +6 22 £20,000 - 4
Yorkshire +1 22 £22,500 +2.27%
Oxfordshire +16 21 £24,000 -12.72% 2
East of England -15 19 £21,500 -21.81% 4
Hampshire -11 16 £24,000 -
London 0 15 £30,000 +25.00% 3
Cambridge -4 13 £21,500 -28.33% 2
Cambridgeshire -10 13 £21,500 -28.33% 3
Solihull - 12 £20,000 - 1
South West -12 11 £21,500 -4.44%
Wallingford - 11 £24,000 -
Oxford +10 10 £22,500 -18.18% 1
Fareham -5 9 £24,000 -
Surrey -8 9 £25,000 +4.16% 2
South Yorkshire +3 7 £22,500 -10.00%
Sheffield -3 7 £22,500 -10.00%
North West -6 7 £22,500 +12.50% 2
East Midlands +6 6 £21,500 +1.17%
Dorset -20 6 £21,500 -
Derbyshire +21 5 £21,500 +4.87%
City of London -4 5 £31,500 -30.00% 1
Hertfordshire -11 5 £25,000 +11.11%
Worcestershire - 5 £19,000 - 1
Bromsgrove - 5 £19,000 - 1
Bournemouth -16 4 £21,500 -4.44%
Hemel Hempstead - 4 £25,000 -
Somerset +7 3 £21,500 -4.44%
Cheshire - 3 £25,000 -

Graduate Software Developer
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 26 January 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.

1 253 (73.12%) C#
2 225 (65.03%) Degree
3 215 (62.14%) .NET
4 157 (45.38%) HTML
5 147 (42.49%) Computer Science
6 145 (41.91%) JavaScript
7 141 (40.75%) SQL
8 131 (37.86%) SQL Server
9 124 (35.84%) Java
10 118 (34.10%) Software Engineering
11 107 (30.92%) ASP.NET
12 91 (26.30%) CSS
13 76 (21.97%) C++
14 67 (19.36%) Microsoft
15 66 (19.08%) MVC
16 65 (18.79%) OO
17 63 (18.21%) Finance
17 63 (18.21%) Agile Software Development
18 62 (17.92%) VB.NET
19 56 (16.18%) PHP
19 56 (16.18%) MS Excel
20 50 (14.45%) .NET Framework
21 44 (12.72%) Windows
22 42 (12.14%) Linux
22 42 (12.14%) jQuery
23 41 (11.85%) Visual Studio
24 38 (10.98%) MySQL
24 38 (10.98%) XML
25 36 (10.40%) Scrum
25 36 (10.40%) Ajax

Graduate Software Developer
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 26 January 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 15 (4.34%) SharePoint
2 3 (0.87%) CMS
2 3 (0.87%) JBoss
2 3 (0.87%) SharePoint 2010
2 3 (0.87%) Kentico
2 3 (0.87%) SharePoint 2013
3 2 (0.58%) Node.js
3 2 (0.58%) Apache
3 2 (0.58%) Drupal
4 1 (0.29%) Apache Solr
4 1 (0.29%) Tomcat
4 1 (0.29%) Elasticsearch
Applications
1 56 (16.18%) MS Excel
2 10 (2.89%) Photoshop
3 6 (1.73%) MS Office
4 2 (0.58%) MS PowerPoint
4 2 (0.58%) InfoPath
5 1 (0.29%) Fireworks
5 1 (0.29%) Adobe Illustrator
Business Applications
1 1 (0.29%) Oracle EBS
1 1 (0.29%) Visualfiles
Cloud Services
1 15 (4.34%) SaaS
2 11 (3.18%) GitHub
3 7 (2.02%) Cloud Computing
4 4 (1.16%) Microsoft Azure
5 3 (0.87%) Google Cloud Platform
5 3 (0.87%) PaaS
6 2 (0.58%) Amazon SQS
6 2 (0.58%) Amazon AWS
6 2 (0.58%) Amazon EC2
6 2 (0.58%) Amazon S3
Communications & Networking
1 7 (2.02%) Internet
1 7 (2.02%) Wireless
2 2 (0.58%) Intranet
3 1 (0.29%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 131 (37.86%) SQL Server
2 38 (10.98%) MySQL
3 12 (3.47%) Relational Database
4 6 (1.73%) RDBMS
4 6 (1.73%) PostgreSQL
5 5 (1.45%) SQL Server 2005
6 4 (1.16%) SQL Server 2012
6 4 (1.16%) Oracle Database
6 4 (1.16%) MS Access
7 3 (0.87%) NoSQL
7 3 (0.87%) Big Data
8 2 (0.58%) Crystal Reports
8 2 (0.58%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 1 (0.29%) Oracle Database 10g
9 1 (0.29%) Oracle9i Database
9 1 (0.29%) Oracle Database 11g
9 1 (0.29%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 41 (11.85%) Visual Studio
2 10 (2.89%) Git (software)
3 8 (2.31%) Subversion
4 5 (1.45%) JUnit
5 4 (1.16%) MSBuild
5 4 (1.16%) Jenkins
6 3 (0.87%) Eclipse
7 2 (0.58%) Maven
8 1 (0.29%) Selenium
8 1 (0.29%) CppUnit
8 1 (0.29%) Ant
8 1 (0.29%) Oracle Forms
8 1 (0.29%) Bugzilla
8 1 (0.29%) Trac
8 1 (0.29%) PEAR
8 1 (0.29%) PHPUnit
8 1 (0.29%) Cucumber
8 1 (0.29%) Hudson
8 1 (0.29%) Appcelerator Titanium
General
1 63 (18.21%) Finance
2 22 (6.36%) Banking
3 17 (4.91%) Investment Banking
4 15 (4.34%) Retail
5 7 (2.02%) Marketing
5 7 (2.02%) Electronics
6 6 (1.73%) Games
7 5 (1.45%) Multimedia
7 5 (1.45%) Telecoms
8 4 (1.16%) Front Office
8 4 (1.16%) Back Office
9 3 (0.87%) Legal
10 2 (0.58%) Manufacturing
10 2 (0.58%) Military
10 2 (0.58%) Automotive
10 2 (0.58%) Law
11 1 (0.29%) Advertising
11 1 (0.29%) Publishing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 215 (62.14%) .NET
2 157 (45.38%) HTML
3 107 (30.92%) ASP.NET
4 91 (26.30%) CSS
5 50 (14.45%) .NET Framework
6 42 (12.14%) jQuery
7 38 (10.98%) XML
8 36 (10.40%) Ajax
9 32 (9.25%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
10 28 (8.09%) ASP.NET MVC
10 28 (8.09%) Web Services
11 23 (6.65%) LAMP
12 21 (6.07%) WinForms
13 17 (4.91%) HTML5
14 15 (4.34%) LINQ
15 14 (4.05%) WPF
16 13 (3.76%) WCF
16 13 (3.76%) XHTML
17 12 (3.47%) Hibernate
18 11 (3.18%) J2EE
Miscellaneous
1 147 (42.49%) Computer Science
2 27 (7.80%) Enterprise Software
2 27 (7.80%) Analytical Skills
3 21 (6.07%) Mathematics
4 18 (5.20%) Mobile App
5 12 (3.47%) Open Source
6 11 (3.18%) User Experience
6 11 (3.18%) Physics
7 10 (2.89%) Equities
8 7 (2.02%) Internet of Things
8 7 (2.02%) Data Integration
9 6 (1.73%) Hedge funds
10 5 (1.45%) Visualisation
11 4 (1.16%) Embedded Systems
11 4 (1.16%) Algorithms
11 4 (1.16%) Derivative
11 4 (1.16%) Equity Derivative
11 4 (1.16%) Data Protection Act
11 4 (1.16%) Fixed Income
11 4 (1.16%) MPEG
Operating Systems
1 44 (12.72%) Windows
2 42 (12.14%) Linux
3 11 (3.18%) UNIX
4 7 (2.02%) Android
5 4 (1.16%) Apple iOS
6 1 (0.29%) Windows 7
6 1 (0.29%) Embedded Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 118 (34.10%) Software Engineering
2 66 (19.08%) MVC
3 65 (18.79%) OO
4 63 (18.21%) Agile Software Development
5 36 (10.40%) Scrum
6 24 (6.94%) Performance Analysis
7 23 (6.65%) Mentoring
8 22 (6.36%) OOP
9 16 (4.62%) Benchmarking
10 15 (4.34%) TDD
11 14 (4.05%) Web Application Development
11 14 (4.05%) Web Development
12 13 (3.76%) Product Management
13 12 (3.47%) OOA/OOD
13 12 (3.47%) UML
14 11 (3.18%) Identity Management
15 10 (2.89%) Unit Testing
16 9 (2.60%) Workflow
17 8 (2.31%) Migration
18 7 (2.02%) Analytics
Programming Languages
1 253 (73.12%) C#
2 145 (41.91%) JavaScript
3 141 (40.75%) SQL
4 124 (35.84%) Java
5 76 (21.97%) C++
6 62 (17.92%) VB.NET
7 56 (16.18%) PHP
8 32 (9.25%) C
9 23 (6.65%) T-SQL
10 16 (4.62%) VBA
11 11 (3.18%) Python
12 10 (2.89%) VB
13 7 (2.02%) Objective-C
14 5 (1.45%) Ruby
14 5 (1.45%) Shell Script
15 4 (1.16%) XPath
15 4 (1.16%) VC++
15 4 (1.16%) Perl
16 3 (0.87%) ActionScript
16 3 (0.87%) F#
Qualifications
1 225 (65.03%) Degree
2 7 (2.02%) Security Cleared
3 6 (1.73%) PhD
4 5 (1.45%) HND
5 4 (1.16%) Microsoft Certification
6 3 (0.87%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (2.02%) QA
Vendors
1 67 (19.36%) Microsoft
2 14 (4.05%) Oracle
3 11 (3.18%) Salesforce.com
4 5 (1.45%) Google
5 4 (1.16%) HP
5 4 (1.16%) Cisco
5 4 (1.16%) IBM
6 3 (0.87%) AccuRev
6 3 (0.87%) Kofax
7 2 (0.58%) Sony
8 1 (0.29%) Metastorm
8 1 (0.29%) JD Edwards
8 1 (0.29%) F5
8 1 (0.29%) LexisNexis
8 1 (0.29%) Progress
8 1 (0.29%) Adobe
8 1 (0.29%) Macromedia
8 1 (0.29%) Sun
8 1 (0.29%) VMware
Bicester, Oxfordshire
Net Recruit.co.uk Ltd
Salary: £20,000 - £28,000
Posted: 12 hours ago
Ashford, Kent
1st Choice Computer Appointments Ltd
Salary: From £14,000 to £18,000 per annum
Posted: 16 hours ago
Bromsgrove, Worcestershire
Big Red Recruitment
Salary: £18000 - £20000 per annum + pension + bonus
Posted: 16 hours ago
West Sussex
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £20000 - £26000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Oho Group Ltd.
Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum, Benefits EXCELLENT BENEFITS PACKAGE
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
Talent International
Salary: £30000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Dunstable, Bedfordshire
Actis Recruitment.
Salary: From £19,000 to £21,000 per annum + benefits inc pension & share optio
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Give-A-Grad-A-Go Ltd
Salary: £22k - 30k per year
Posted: 4 days ago
Coventry, West Midlands (County)
Big Red Recruitment
Salary: £18000 - £25000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Woking, Surrey
Informatiq Consulting
Salary: £Excellent salary + training + benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Peterborough, Cambridgeshire
Cooper Lomaz Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £20k - 22k per year
Posted: 4 days ago
Cwmbran, Gwent
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Salary: £18000 - £25000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Oxford, Oxfordshire
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £20000 - £25000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Bolton, Lancashire
ao.com
Salary: Up to £25,000 per annum Negotiable dependent on Experience
Posted: 6 days ago
Solihull, West Midlands (County)
Erin Associates
Salary: £25000 - £28000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Stratford-Upon-Avon, Warwickshire
Enable
Salary: £32,000 per annum
Posted: 12 days ago
London
OHO Group
Salary: £28000 - £33000 per annum
Posted: 19 days ago
Wirral
Recruitment Genius
Salary: £18000 - £28000 per annum
Posted: 19 days ago