The statistics below represent IT jobs advertised across the UK that had Graduate Software Developer featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the salaries offered over the 3 months to 26 June 2016 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
26 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Graduate Software Developer
Rank 741 732 788
Rank change year-on-year
-9 +56
Permanent jobs requiring a Graduate Software Developer 183 244 215
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.19% 0.22% 0.18%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.20% 0.23% 0.18%
Number of salaries quoted 171 231 194
Median salary £26,000 £25,000 £24,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+4.00% +4.16%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £21,500 £20,500
10% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £32,500 £30,000
UK excluding London median salary £25,000 £25,000 £23,000
% change year-on-year
- +8.69%

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
93561 106940 116399
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 96.39% 96.49% 96.49%
Number of salaries quoted 78889 88177 95218
Median salary £47,000 £45,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+4.44% -
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 median salary £41,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.75% -

Graduate Software Developer
Jobs Demand Trend

The demand trend of job ads that featured Graduate Software Developer in the job title.

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 June 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 median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Graduate Software Developer within the UK over the 3 months to 26 June 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
England -18 178 £26,000 +4.00% 29
South East +75 58 £25,000 -3.84% 7
London +31 50 £28,000 -3.44% 6
East of England -10 28 £28,000 +12.00% 6
Hampshire +23 17 £27,500 +10.00%
Surrey +40 16 £29,500 -1.66% 1
Cambridgeshire +11 15 £28,250 -2.58% 3
West Midlands -44 14 £22,500 -
Cambridge +10 11 £28,500 -1.72% 3
Yorkshire +25 10 £21,500 -2.27% 1
North West +24 10 £26,000 +4.00% 4
Oxfordshire +3 9 £23,500 -10.47% 1
Orpington - 9 £22,500 - 1
Wallingford - 9 £23,500 - 1
Berkshire +25 8 £23,500 +4.44% 3
Southampton +7 8 £22,500 -10.00%
Reigate - 7 £27,000 - 1
Kent - 7 £25,000 - 2
Manchester +2 6 £26,000 +4.00% 2
South West +1 6 £23,000 -8.00% 4
Hungerford - 6 £23,500 - 1
South Wales +12 5 £25,000 -16.66%
Wales +7 5 £25,000 -16.66%
Ipswich -14 5 £30,250 +21.00%
Suffolk -27 5 £30,250 +21.00%
Basingstoke - 5 £30,000 -
City of London +42 4 £30,000 +3.44% 2
Hertfordshire +29 4 £28,000 +1.81% 2
Leeds +18 4 £26,250 +16.66% 1
West Yorkshire +18 4 £26,250 +16.66% 1

Graduate Software Developer Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 26 June 2016, Graduate Software Developer job roles required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads featuring Graduate Software Developer in the job title.

1 232 (69.25%) Degree
2 183 (54.63%) C#
3 167 (49.85%) Java
4 163 (48.66%) SQL
5 160 (47.76%) Computer Science
6 152 (45.37%) .NET
7 141 (42.09%) C++
8 128 (38.21%) HTML
9 117 (34.93%) JavaScript
10 109 (32.54%) Software Engineering
11 108 (32.24%) Agile Software Development
12 94 (28.06%) CSS
13 90 (26.87%) Microsoft
14 73 (21.79%) OO
15 69 (20.60%) Windows
16 58 (17.31%) SDLC
17 56 (16.72%) Mathematics
18 53 (15.82%) PHP
19 50 (14.93%) Python
19 50 (14.93%) Analytical Skills
20 49 (14.63%) SQL Server
21 48 (14.33%) ASP.NET
22 45 (13.43%) C
22 45 (13.43%) OOP
22 45 (13.43%) jQuery
23 41 (12.24%) MVC
23 41 (12.24%) HTML5
24 37 (11.04%) Linux
25 36 (10.75%) Oracle
25 36 (10.75%) XML

Graduate Software Developer Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 26 (7.76%) SharePoint
2 6 (1.79%) IIS
3 5 (1.49%) Oracle Coherence
4 4 (1.19%) Apache
4 4 (1.19%) Tomcat
5 3 (0.90%) Confluence
6 2 (0.60%) Facebook Platform
6 2 (0.60%) nginx
7 1 (0.30%) CMS
7 1 (0.30%) Mule
7 1 (0.30%) Mule ESB
7 1 (0.30%) WebLogic
Applications
1 16 (4.78%) MS Excel
2 5 (1.49%) MS Office
3 2 (0.60%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 1 (0.30%) Dynamics CRM
1 1 (0.30%) ProductWriter
1 1 (0.30%) SystmOne
Cloud Services
1 7 (2.09%) Microsoft Azure
1 7 (2.09%) SaaS
2 5 (1.49%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (0.30%) GitHub
3 1 (0.30%) iTunes
Communications & Networking
1 6 (1.79%) HTTP
2 5 (1.49%) Network Security
3 2 (0.60%) TCP/IP
4 1 (0.30%) AMQP
4 1 (0.30%) SSH
4 1 (0.30%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 49 (14.63%) SQL Server
2 27 (8.06%) Relational Database
3 22 (6.57%) MySQL
4 14 (4.18%) SQL Server 2008
5 12 (3.58%) SQL Server 2012
5 12 (3.58%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 11 (3.28%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 8 (2.39%) Data Warehouse
7 8 (2.39%) SQL Server 2005
7 8 (2.39%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 7 (2.09%) Oracle Database
9 5 (1.49%) RDBMS
10 4 (1.19%) Big Data
10 4 (1.19%) Informix
10 4 (1.19%) MongoDB
10 4 (1.19%) SQL Server 2014
11 2 (0.60%) Apache Cassandra
11 2 (0.60%) NoSQL
11 2 (0.60%) OrientDB
11 2 (0.60%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 32 (9.55%) Visual Studio
2 24 (7.16%) Team Foundation Server
3 18 (5.37%) Subversion
4 10 (2.99%) NUnit
5 9 (2.69%) Bugzilla
5 9 (2.69%) Trac
6 8 (2.39%) JUnit
6 8 (2.39%) Moq
6 8 (2.39%) MSTest
7 7 (2.09%) Git (software)
8 5 (1.49%) Eclipse
9 4 (1.19%) CruiseControl
9 4 (1.19%) Gradle
9 4 (1.19%) JIRA
9 4 (1.19%) Maven
10 3 (0.90%) Jenkins
11 2 (0.60%) Babel
11 2 (0.60%) Grunt
11 2 (0.60%) PHPUnit
11 2 (0.60%) Vagrant
General
1 27 (8.06%) Retail
2 22 (6.57%) Banking
2 22 (6.57%) Games
3 19 (5.67%) Finance
4 7 (2.09%) Telecoms
5 5 (1.49%) Aerospace
6 1 (0.30%) Financial Institution
6 1 (0.30%) Investment Banking
6 1 (0.30%) Law
6 1 (0.30%) Legal
6 1 (0.30%) Manufacturing
6 1 (0.30%) Music Industry
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 152 (45.37%) .NET
2 128 (38.21%) HTML
3 94 (28.06%) CSS
4 48 (14.33%) ASP.NET
5 45 (13.43%) jQuery
6 41 (12.24%) HTML5
7 36 (10.75%) XML
8 24 (7.16%) AngularJS
9 23 (6.87%) Web Services
10 22 (6.57%) .NET Framework
11 19 (5.67%) Ajax
11 19 (5.67%) ASP.NET MVC
12 17 (5.07%) CSS3
12 17 (5.07%) Spring
13 16 (4.78%) WCF
14 15 (4.48%) J2EE
15 13 (3.88%) WinForms
16 12 (3.58%) Hibernate
16 12 (3.58%) React
17 11 (3.28%) Node.js
Miscellaneous
1 160 (47.76%) Computer Science
2 56 (16.72%) Mathematics
3 50 (14.93%) Analytical Skills
4 28 (8.36%) Mobile App
5 24 (7.16%) Physics
6 14 (4.18%) Hedge funds
7 12 (3.58%) Algorithms
8 8 (2.39%) Data Structures
9 5 (1.49%) User Experience
10 4 (1.19%) Data Protection Act
10 4 (1.19%) N-Tier
11 3 (0.90%) Enterprise Software
11 3 (0.90%) Visualisation
12 2 (0.60%) CUDA
12 2 (0.60%) Inversion of Control
12 2 (0.60%) NHS
12 2 (0.60%) Statistics
12 2 (0.60%) Tandem
13 1 (0.30%) 3D Graphics
13 1 (0.30%) Streaming Video
Operating Systems
1 69 (20.60%) Windows
2 37 (11.04%) Linux
3 34 (10.15%) Apple iOS
4 32 (9.55%) Android
5 17 (5.07%) Windows Mobile
6 16 (4.78%) Unix
7 4 (1.19%) AIX
8 2 (0.60%) Mac OS X
9 1 (0.30%) Oracle Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 109 (32.54%) Software Engineering
2 108 (32.24%) Agile Software Development
3 73 (21.79%) OO
4 58 (17.31%) SDLC
5 45 (13.43%) OOP
6 41 (12.24%) MVC
7 26 (7.76%) Web Development
8 23 (6.87%) Scrum
9 19 (5.67%) Mobile Development
10 18 (5.37%) UML
11 16 (4.78%) Process Management
12 15 (4.48%) BDD
13 14 (4.18%) Data Protection
13 14 (4.18%) OOD
13 14 (4.18%) TDD
13 14 (4.18%) Waterfall
14 11 (3.28%) Unit Testing
15 10 (2.99%) ITIL
16 9 (2.69%) SOA
16 9 (2.69%) Web Design
Programming Languages
1 183 (54.63%) C#
2 167 (49.85%) Java
3 163 (48.66%) SQL
4 141 (42.09%) C++
5 117 (34.93%) JavaScript
6 53 (15.82%) PHP
7 50 (14.93%) Python
8 45 (13.43%) C
9 27 (8.06%) VB.NET
10 22 (6.57%) T-SQL
10 22 (6.57%) VBA
11 18 (5.37%) Objective-C
11 18 (5.37%) Ruby
12 10 (2.99%) Bash Shell
12 10 (2.99%) Perl
13 9 (2.69%) TypeScript
14 8 (2.39%) PL/SQL
15 7 (2.09%) VB
16 6 (1.79%) Tcl
17 5 (1.49%) XAML
Qualifications
1 232 (69.25%) Degree
2 13 (3.88%) Microsoft Certification
3 9 (2.69%) Security Cleared
4 7 (2.09%) PhD
5 5 (1.49%) SC Cleared
6 4 (1.19%) BC Cleared
6 4 (1.19%) DBS Check
6 4 (1.19%) MCSD
7 2 (0.60%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 16 (4.78%) QA
2 4 (1.19%) Data Quality
System Software
1 3 (0.90%) Docker
1 3 (0.90%) Firmware
2 2 (0.60%) Cygwin
2 2 (0.60%) VirtualBox
2 2 (0.60%) zsh
Systems Management
1 2 (0.60%) Opscode Chef
1 2 (0.60%) Puppet
2 1 (0.30%) Ansible
Vendors
1 90 (26.87%) Microsoft
2 36 (10.75%) Oracle
3 19 (5.67%) Progress
4 13 (3.88%) Xamarin
5 6 (1.79%) Sophos
6 4 (1.19%) Google
7 2 (0.60%) Atlassian
7 2 (0.60%) DevExpress
7 2 (0.60%) Facebook
8 1 (0.30%) Cognos
8 1 (0.30%) New Relic
8 1 (0.30%) Nintex
8 1 (0.30%) Salesforce.com
8 1 (0.30%) Trillium
8 1 (0.30%) Zend
Orpington, Kent
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £20000 - £25000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Watford, Hertfordshire
Latcom Ltd
Salary: From £20,000 to £27,000 per annum + gd benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Reigate, Surrey
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £22000 - £32000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Wiltshire
Exposed Solutions
Salary: £20000 - £25000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Softweb Resourcing Limited
Salary: From £25,000 to £35,000 per annum Best training, progression, pension,
Posted: Yesterday
Stockport, Cheshire
Ascent People Ltd
Salary: £18000 - £24000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Maidstone, Kent
1st Choice Computer Appointments Ltd
Salary: From £18,000 to £24,000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Ashford, Kent
1st Choice Computer Appointments Ltd
Salary: From £16,000 to £20,000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Bristol, Avon
Sanderson
Salary: £20000 - £25000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Searchability
Salary: £22000 - £23000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Wymondham, Norfolk
I4 Recruitment
Salary: Market related
Posted: 4 days ago
Chester, Cheshire
Searchability
Salary: £18000 - £25000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £21000 - £24000 per annum + Excellent Benefits & Training
Posted: 3 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Computer People
Salary: £25000.00 - £32000.00 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
West London
Recruitment Genius Ltd
Salary: £26000 - £30000 per annum
Posted: 7 days ago
Hungerford, Berkshire
Connectus
Salary: £22000 - £25000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Derby
EMBS
Salary: up to £27,000p/a DOE plus benefits
Posted: 10 days ago
City Of London
HFG
Salary: £26000 - £32000 per annum
Posted: 18 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
Dantech
Salary: £30000 - £38000 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Borehamwood
Recruitment Genius Ltd
Posted: 13 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
ECM Selection
Salary: £25k - £38k + benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Brackley
Applause IT Ltd
Salary: £18000 - £26000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 10 days ago
Wallingford, Oxfordshire
Go Partnership.
Salary: From £22,000 to £25,000 per annum + Benefits + Training
Posted: 5 days ago
Easy commute from Swindon, Newbury, Oxon
Questor Resourcing
Salary: to £22.500 + benefits with bonus potential.
Posted: 14 days ago
Easy commute from Swindon, Newbury, Oxon
Questor Resourcing
Salary: to £22.500 + benefits with bonus potential.
Posted: 14 days ago
Bristol
People Source Consulting
Salary: £20000 - £25000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 10 days ago
Runcorn
Applause IT Ltd
Salary: £20000 - £25000 per annum + Bonus, Great Benefits
Posted: 14 days ago
City Of London
Guru Careers
Salary: 25000 Per Annum - Full Training
Posted: 20 days ago
South East London
FICO
Salary: Salary depends on experience.
Posted: 12 days ago
South West London
Sanderson
Salary: £24000.00 - £26000.00 per annum
Posted: 20 days ago