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 29 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
29 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Graduate Software Developer
Rank 719 764 645
Rank change year-on-year
+45 -119
Permanent jobs requiring a Graduate Software Developer 155 155 246
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.15% 0.13% 0.23%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.16% 0.14% 0.24%
Number of salaries quoted 148 148 219
Average salary £25,000 £22,750 £26,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+9.89% -12.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £21,500 £20,350 £21,000
10% offered a salary of more than £31,350 £29,300 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £25,000 £22,500 £23,500
% change year-on-year
+11.11% -4.25%

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
99881 111881 103430
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 94.56% 94.62% 94.62%
Number of salaries quoted 82152 91850 86081
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 £27,500 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £67,500 £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 29 May 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 29 May 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 +44 149 £25,000 +11.11% 18
West Midlands +17 33 £22,500 +2.27% 4
London +66 32 £29,000 +5.45% 6
East of England +38 30 £25,000 +4.16% 1
City of London +52 16 £31,250 -3.84% 3
Birmingham -9 16 £30,000 +36.36% 1
South East -25 16 £25,000 -3.84% 3
Suffolk +21 12 £25,000 +25.00%
Yorkshire +7 12 £22,000 +2.32% 1
Ipswich +3 12 £25,000 +25.00%
South West -7 11 £25,000 -5.66% 1
North West +4 9 £25,000 +11.11%
Hampshire -5 9 £25,500 -7.27%
Manchester +12 8 £25,000 +11.11%
North Yorkshire +11 8 £23,250 +8.13%
York +2 8 £23,250 +8.13%
Essex +14 7 £25,000 +6.38%
Cambridge +13 7 £25,000 +4.16%
Cambridgeshire +9 7 £25,000 +4.16% 1
East Midlands +7 7 £22,500 -16.66% 1
Cheltenham +12 6 £25,750 +22.61%
Gloucestershire -1 6 £25,750 +22.61%
Southampton -3 5 £25,000 -9.09%
Colchester - 5 £25,000 -
Scotland +16 4 - -
Norfolk +5 4 £25,500 +30.76%
Nottinghamshire +3 4 £23,750 +7.95%
Norwich +1 4 £25,500 +30.76%
Nottingham -1 4 £23,750 +7.95%
Cowes - 4 £21,000 -

Graduate Software Developer
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 29 May 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.

1 206 (71.03%) C#
2 181 (62.41%) Degree
3 172 (59.31%) .NET
4 166 (57.24%) HTML
5 135 (46.55%) SQL
6 132 (45.52%) JavaScript
7 129 (44.48%) Java
8 124 (42.76%) Computer Science
9 108 (37.24%) Software Engineering
10 107 (36.90%) SQL Server
11 93 (32.07%) CSS
12 82 (28.28%) C++
13 79 (27.24%) Agile Software Development
14 74 (25.52%) OO
15 73 (25.17%) Microsoft
16 68 (23.45%) ASP.NET
17 58 (20.00%) jQuery
18 55 (18.97%) MVC
18 55 (18.97%) Finance
19 50 (17.24%) PHP
20 47 (16.21%) Windows
21 42 (14.48%) VB.NET
22 38 (13.10%) Linux
22 38 (13.10%) MS Excel
23 37 (12.76%) Visual Studio
23 37 (12.76%) SDLC
24 33 (11.38%) HTML5
25 32 (11.03%) Oracle
25 32 (11.03%) XML
26 29 (10.00%) Scrum

Graduate Software Developer
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 29 May 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 17 (5.86%) SharePoint
2 5 (1.72%) IIS
3 2 (0.69%) Drupal
3 2 (0.69%) Apache
3 2 (0.69%) CMS
4 1 (0.34%) Tomcat
4 1 (0.34%) Node.js
Applications
1 38 (13.10%) MS Excel
2 8 (2.76%) Photoshop
3 2 (0.69%) Fireworks
3 2 (0.69%) Adobe Illustrator
4 1 (0.34%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 5 (1.72%) Changepoint
2 1 (0.34%) HFM
Cloud Services
1 10 (3.45%) SaaS
2 4 (1.38%) Microsoft Azure
3 2 (0.69%) Amazon AWS
3 2 (0.69%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (0.34%) Intranet
1 1 (0.34%) Internet
1 1 (0.34%) Extranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 107 (36.90%) SQL Server
2 19 (6.55%) MySQL
3 16 (5.52%) Relational Database
4 12 (4.14%) RDBMS
5 10 (3.45%) SQL Server 2008
6 7 (2.41%) MS Access
7 6 (2.07%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 6 (2.07%) SQL Server 2005
7 6 (2.07%) SQL Server 2012
8 5 (1.72%) SQL Server 2000
9 4 (1.38%) SQLite
9 4 (1.38%) MongoDB
9 4 (1.38%) PostgreSQL
10 1 (0.34%) Oracle Database
10 1 (0.34%) Hyperion Smart View
10 1 (0.34%) Crystal Reports
10 1 (0.34%) Oracle Database 10g
10 1 (0.34%) Oracle9i Database
10 1 (0.34%) Oracle Database 11g
Development Applications
1 37 (12.76%) Visual Studio
2 18 (6.21%) Team Foundation Server
3 7 (2.41%) Git (software)
4 3 (1.03%) Jenkins
4 3 (1.03%) MSBuild
4 3 (1.03%) Mercurial
4 3 (1.03%) AccuRev
4 3 (1.03%) Subversion
5 1 (0.34%) Trac
5 1 (0.34%) Bugzilla
5 1 (0.34%) PHPUnit
5 1 (0.34%) PEAR
General
1 55 (18.97%) Finance
2 25 (8.62%) Retail
3 22 (7.59%) Games
4 16 (5.52%) Banking
5 4 (1.38%) Multimedia
5 4 (1.38%) Telecoms
6 2 (0.69%) Financial Institution
6 2 (0.69%) Military
6 2 (0.69%) Law
7 1 (0.34%) Manufacturing
7 1 (0.34%) Electronics
7 1 (0.34%) Front Office
7 1 (0.34%) Investment Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 172 (59.31%) .NET
2 166 (57.24%) HTML
3 93 (32.07%) CSS
4 68 (23.45%) ASP.NET
5 58 (20.00%) jQuery
6 33 (11.38%) HTML5
7 32 (11.03%) XML
8 26 (8.97%) Ajax
9 25 (8.62%) .NET Framework
10 19 (6.55%) ASP.NET MVC
11 17 (5.86%) Twitter Bootstrap
12 14 (4.83%) Entity Framework
13 13 (4.48%) WCF
14 12 (4.14%) Web Services
15 11 (3.79%) WPF
15 11 (3.79%) LINQ
16 10 (3.45%) AngularJS
17 9 (3.10%) WinForms
17 9 (3.10%) XHTML
18 8 (2.76%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 124 (42.76%) Computer Science
2 29 (10.00%) Analytical Skills
3 25 (8.62%) Mathematics
4 20 (6.90%) Mobile App
5 16 (5.52%) Enterprise Software
6 15 (5.17%) Physics
7 6 (2.07%) Semantic Web
8 4 (1.38%) Animation
8 4 (1.38%) GIS
8 4 (1.38%) Algorithms
8 4 (1.38%) User Experience
9 3 (1.03%) Embedded Systems
9 3 (1.03%) MPEG
10 2 (0.69%) Photography
10 2 (0.69%) iPhone
10 2 (0.69%) NHS
10 2 (0.69%) 3D Graphics
10 2 (0.69%) Motion Graphics
11 1 (0.34%) Data Structures
11 1 (0.34%) Blackberry
Operating Systems
1 47 (16.21%) Windows
2 38 (13.10%) Linux
3 10 (3.45%) Android
3 10 (3.45%) UNIX
4 8 (2.76%) Apple iOS
5 1 (0.34%) Windows Phone
5 1 (0.34%) Mac OS X
5 1 (0.34%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 108 (37.24%) Software Engineering
2 79 (27.24%) Agile Software Development
3 74 (25.52%) OO
4 55 (18.97%) MVC
5 37 (12.76%) SDLC
6 29 (10.00%) Scrum
7 21 (7.24%) TDD
8 19 (6.55%) Mentoring
9 18 (6.21%) E-Commerce
10 17 (5.86%) Performance Analysis
11 16 (5.52%) OOP
12 14 (4.83%) Product Management
12 14 (4.83%) Benchmarking
12 14 (4.83%) Process Management
13 12 (4.14%) Waterfall
13 12 (4.14%) BDD
13 12 (4.14%) UML
13 12 (4.14%) Coaching
14 11 (3.79%) Web Application Development
15 10 (3.45%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 206 (71.03%) C#
2 135 (46.55%) SQL
3 132 (45.52%) JavaScript
4 129 (44.48%) Java
5 82 (28.28%) C++
6 50 (17.24%) PHP
7 42 (14.48%) VB.NET
8 27 (9.31%) C
9 19 (6.55%) T-SQL
10 17 (5.86%) Python
11 16 (5.52%) VB
12 10 (3.45%) VB6
12 10 (3.45%) Objective-C
13 8 (2.76%) VBA
14 7 (2.41%) Perl
15 5 (1.72%) Ruby
16 3 (1.03%) Shell Script
16 3 (1.03%) PL/SQL
16 3 (1.03%) XPath
17 2 (0.69%) Scala
Qualifications
1 181 (62.41%) Degree
2 18 (6.21%) Microsoft Certification
3 5 (1.72%) Security Cleared
4 4 (1.38%) Sun Certification
5 3 (1.03%) Oracle Certification
5 3 (1.03%) PhD
6 2 (0.69%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (1.38%) QA
2 1 (0.34%) HL7
System Software
1 1 (0.34%) Firmware
Vendors
1 73 (25.17%) Microsoft
2 32 (11.03%) Oracle
3 8 (2.76%) Salesforce.com
4 7 (2.41%) Capita
5 5 (1.72%) Apple
6 4 (1.38%) Xamarin
7 3 (1.03%) Cisco
7 3 (1.03%) IBM
7 3 (1.03%) HP
8 2 (0.69%) Zend
8 2 (0.69%) Adobe
8 2 (0.69%) Macromedia
9 1 (0.34%) Progress
9 1 (0.34%) Google
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