The first table below looks at the demand 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 28 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Job Titles currently tracked.

Location
3 months to
28 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Graduate Software Developer
Rank 735 659 667
Rank change year-on-year
-76 +8
Permanent jobs requiring a Graduate Software Developer 178 225 234
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.15% 0.21% 0.20%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.16% 0.22% 0.21%
Number of salaries quoted 176 200 226
Average salary £24,000 £24,000 £25,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- -4.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £20,500 £20,350 £20,000
10% offered a salary of more than £29,000 £30,000 £30,000
UK excluding London average salary £22,750 £23,000 £23,000
% change year-on-year
-1.08% -
Job Titles Category
UK
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
110530 102537 112239
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 94.42% 94.28% 95.11%
Number of salaries quoted 90232 84940 96167
Average salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.88% -
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £26,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £70,000 £67,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £38,500 £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 28 July 2014 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 28 July 2014. 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 -70 170 £24,000 - 27
South East -8 64 £24,500 +2.08% 7
London -78 25 £27,000 -10.00% 5
North West +19 23 £22,500 +4.65% 2
Hampshire +11 20 £26,000 +15.55%
East of England -34 19 £23,000 -13.20% 6
Oxfordshire +6 18 £21,750 -11.22% 2
Yorkshire -32 18 £22,500 +7.14% 4
Manchester +4 17 £22,500 - 1
Berkshire +8 15 £21,000 -18.44% 2
Fareham -20 13 £26,000 +11.82%
Cambridge -17 12 £27,500 -8.33% 3
Cambridgeshire -19 12 £27,500 -8.33% 4
Oxford +3 9 £22,500 -8.16% 2
Surrey -14 9 £26,000 +15.55% 2
South West -20 9 £28,000 +27.27% 1
West Yorkshire -33 9 £22,500 +7.14% 2
North Yorkshire -7 8 £21,500 -28.33%
City of London -9 8 £32,500 - 1
Leeds -38 7 £22,500 +7.14% 2
Cheshire -1 6 £22,500 +4.65% 1
York -2 6 £21,500 -28.33%
Southampton +10 5 £27,500 +22.22%
Dorset -3 5 £30,000 +33.33%
Reading -12 5 £26,000 -13.33% 1
West Midlands -15 5 £22,500 - 1
Bournemouth - 5 £30,000 -
North East +5 4 £21,000 -6.66%
Essex -2 4 £21,500 - 1
Northumberland - 4 £21,000 -

Graduate Software Developer
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 28 July 2014, 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.

1 211 (67.85%) C#
2 197 (63.34%) Degree
3 164 (52.73%) .NET
4 150 (48.23%) Computer Science
5 128 (41.16%) SQL
6 124 (39.87%) Java
7 104 (33.44%) C++
8 101 (32.48%) HTML
9 96 (30.87%) JavaScript
10 93 (29.90%) ASP.NET
11 92 (29.58%) SQL Server
12 84 (27.01%) CSS
13 75 (24.12%) Software Engineering
14 60 (19.29%) Microsoft
15 55 (17.68%) Mathematics
16 54 (17.36%) OO
17 48 (15.43%) MS Excel
18 46 (14.79%) C
18 46 (14.79%) Agile Software Development
19 43 (13.83%) Physics
20 42 (13.50%) Linux
21 41 (13.18%) VB.NET
22 39 (12.54%) Web Development
23 34 (10.93%) Windows
24 33 (10.61%) Python
25 32 (10.29%) T-SQL
26 31 (9.97%) jQuery
27 30 (9.65%) OOP
27 30 (9.65%) Games
28 29 (9.32%) MVC

Graduate Software Developer
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 28 July 2014, 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 10 (3.22%) Node.js
2 7 (2.25%) SharePoint
3 3 (0.96%) Apache
3 3 (0.96%) SAS
3 3 (0.96%) Tomcat
4 2 (0.64%) BizTalk Server
5 1 (0.32%) CMS
5 1 (0.32%) SharePoint 2010
5 1 (0.32%) Joomla!
5 1 (0.32%) Facebook Platform
5 1 (0.32%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 48 (15.43%) MS Excel
2 5 (1.61%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 2 (0.64%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 1 (0.32%) Google Analytics
Cloud Services
1 7 (2.25%) Microsoft Azure
2 3 (0.96%) Amazon AWS
2 3 (0.96%) GitHub
3 2 (0.64%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 11 (3.54%) TCP/IP
2 7 (2.25%) SNMP
3 6 (1.93%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 92 (29.58%) SQL Server
2 18 (5.79%) SQL Server 2008
3 12 (3.86%) MySQL
4 11 (3.54%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 9 (2.89%) Relational Database
5 9 (2.89%) SQL Server 2000
5 9 (2.89%) SQL Server 2005
6 7 (2.25%) Data Warehouse
6 7 (2.25%) Oracle Database 11g
6 7 (2.25%) Oracle Database
7 4 (1.29%) RDBMS
8 3 (0.96%) MS Access
9 2 (0.64%) PostgreSQL
10 1 (0.32%) Crystal Reports
10 1 (0.32%) Oracle Reports
10 1 (0.32%) NoSQL
10 1 (0.32%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 20 (6.43%) Visual Studio
2 7 (2.25%) Git (software)
3 6 (1.93%) Eclipse
4 5 (1.61%) VSS/SourceSafe
4 5 (1.61%) Team Foundation Server
5 4 (1.29%) GDB
6 3 (0.96%) Selenium
7 2 (0.64%) Maven
7 2 (0.64%) NUnit
7 2 (0.64%) Xcode
8 1 (0.32%) ClearCase
8 1 (0.32%) Oracle Forms
8 1 (0.32%) ProC
8 1 (0.32%) Subversion
8 1 (0.32%) SilkTest
8 1 (0.32%) Eclipse RCP
General
1 30 (9.65%) Games
2 28 (9.00%) Finance
3 19 (6.11%) Manufacturing
4 8 (2.57%) Law
4 8 (2.57%) Legal
4 8 (2.57%) Telecoms
5 6 (1.93%) Marketing
6 5 (1.61%) Financial Institution
7 3 (0.96%) Electronics
7 3 (0.96%) Aerospace
8 2 (0.64%) Automotive
9 1 (0.32%) Pharmaceutical
9 1 (0.32%) Banking
9 1 (0.32%) Retail
9 1 (0.32%) Multimedia
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 164 (52.73%) .NET
2 101 (32.48%) HTML
3 93 (29.90%) ASP.NET
4 84 (27.01%) CSS
5 31 (9.97%) jQuery
6 26 (8.36%) .NET Framework
7 18 (5.79%) XML
8 16 (5.14%) Ajax
9 15 (4.82%) HTML5
9 15 (4.82%) CSS3
10 14 (4.50%) Web Services
10 14 (4.50%) WinForms
11 11 (3.54%) J2EE
11 11 (3.54%) WPF
12 10 (3.22%) KnockoutJS
13 9 (2.89%) AngularJS
14 8 (2.57%) WCF
15 7 (2.25%) Spring
15 7 (2.25%) PrimeFaces
16 6 (1.93%) Silverlight
Miscellaneous
1 150 (48.23%) Computer Science
2 55 (17.68%) Mathematics
3 43 (13.83%) Physics
4 14 (4.50%) Mobile App
5 6 (1.93%) Enterprise Software
5 6 (1.93%) Open Source
6 4 (1.29%) Kindle
7 3 (0.96%) Client/Server
7 3 (0.96%) iPhone
7 3 (0.96%) Embedded Systems
8 2 (0.64%) Hedge funds
8 2 (0.64%) DTV
9 1 (0.32%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
9 1 (0.32%) Firmware
9 1 (0.32%) Device Driver
9 1 (0.32%) Equities
9 1 (0.32%) Social Media
9 1 (0.32%) iPad
9 1 (0.32%) Visualisation
9 1 (0.32%) Social Network
Operating Systems
1 42 (13.50%) Linux
2 34 (10.93%) Windows
3 24 (7.72%) Android
4 10 (3.22%) Apple iOS
5 7 (2.25%) Oracle Linux
6 4 (1.29%) Windows Mobile
6 4 (1.29%) UNIX
7 3 (0.96%) Windows XP
8 2 (0.64%) Mac OS
9 1 (0.32%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 75 (24.12%) Software Engineering
2 54 (17.36%) OO
3 46 (14.79%) Agile Software Development
4 39 (12.54%) Web Development
5 30 (9.65%) OOP
6 29 (9.32%) MVC
7 26 (8.36%) TDD
8 18 (5.79%) BDD
9 14 (4.50%) UML
10 13 (4.18%) Game Development
11 11 (3.54%) Unit Testing
12 10 (3.22%) Pair Programming
13 9 (2.89%) Scrum
14 8 (2.57%) Refactoring
14 8 (2.57%) Continuous Integration
14 8 (2.57%) OOD
15 7 (2.25%) Parallel Processing
15 7 (2.25%) Requirements Analysis
16 6 (1.93%) Web Application Development
16 6 (1.93%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 211 (67.85%) C#
2 128 (41.16%) SQL
3 124 (39.87%) Java
4 104 (33.44%) C++
5 96 (30.87%) JavaScript
6 46 (14.79%) C
7 41 (13.18%) VB.NET
8 33 (10.61%) Python
9 32 (10.29%) T-SQL
10 21 (6.75%) Perl
10 21 (6.75%) PHP
11 19 (6.11%) VB
12 11 (3.54%) VBA
12 11 (3.54%) Bash Shell
13 10 (3.22%) PL/SQL
14 7 (2.25%) Ruby
15 4 (1.29%) Objective-C
15 4 (1.29%) Assembly Language
15 4 (1.29%) Shell Script
16 2 (0.64%) XPath
Qualifications
1 197 (63.34%) Degree
2 8 (2.57%) Microsoft Certification
2 8 (2.57%) PhD
3 5 (1.61%) Security Cleared
4 3 (0.96%) SC Cleared
5 1 (0.32%) MCSD
5 1 (0.32%) HNC
5 1 (0.32%) HND
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (4.18%) QA
2 5 (1.61%) ISO 9001
3 4 (1.29%) Solvency II
3 4 (1.29%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 1 (0.32%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 60 (19.29%) Microsoft
2 14 (4.50%) Oracle
3 5 (1.61%) Metastorm
3 5 (1.61%) Wind River
3 5 (1.61%) Coverity
3 5 (1.61%) Google
4 4 (1.29%) F5
4 4 (1.29%) TOWER Software
5 2 (0.64%) Sencha
5 2 (0.64%) SAP
6 1 (0.32%) Sybase
6 1 (0.32%) Business Objects
6 1 (0.32%) Capita
6 1 (0.32%) Facebook
6 1 (0.32%) Twitter
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The People Network
Salary: £23000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 3 hours ago
Nottingham, Nottinghamshire
Intapeople
Salary: £22000 to £35000 per annum
Posted: 3 hours ago
Tewkesbury, Gloucestershire
Big Red Recruitment
Salary: £18000 - £25000 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 3 hours ago
Woking, Surrey
Informatiq Consulting
Salary: £Excellent salary + training + benefits
Posted: 4 hours ago
City, London
Informatiq Consulting
Salary: £Excellent Salary + Benefits
Posted: 4 hours ago
South Yorkshire
The Bridge Ltd
Salary: Unspecified Attractive Salary and Benefits
Posted: 5 hours ago
Central London / West End
Understanding Recruitment
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum + be - 20% bonus, trips, pens +
Posted: Yesterday
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Coburg Banks IT
Salary: £17000 - £18000 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Cheshire
Fruition IT Resources Limited
Salary: £20000 - £25000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Fruition IT Resources Limited
Salary: £18000 - £24000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Deeside, Clwyd
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Salary: £18000 - £22000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Woking, Surrey
Informatiq Consulting
Posted: 3 days ago
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ECM Selection
Salary: £25k - £35k dep. on experience + bonus
Posted: 3 days ago
Basildon, Essex
Candidate Source
Salary: £25,000 - £30,000 per annum according to experience
Posted: 3 days ago
Oxford, Oxfordshire
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £20000 - £25000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Huntingdon, Cambridgeshire
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Salary: £18k - 23k per year
Posted: 4 days ago
Bromley, Kent
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Salary: £22000 - £28000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Newbury, Berkshire
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Salary: Up to £28,000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Oxford, Oxfordshire
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Salary: Up to £28,000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
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Salary: Up to £28,000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago