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 28 July 2016 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
28 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Graduate Software Developer
Rank 719 748 785
Rank change year-on-year
+29 +37
Permanent jobs requiring a Graduate Software Developer 197 220 209
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.20% 0.20% 0.18%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.21% 0.21% 0.18%
Number of salaries quoted 183 206 200
Median salary £25,500 £25,000 £23,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+2.00% +6.38%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £21,175 £20,500
10% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £30,000 £30,000
UK excluding London median salary £26,000 £25,000 £22,500
% change year-on-year
+4.00% +11.11%

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
94583 105789 113621
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 96.44% 96.30% 96.47%
Number of salaries quoted 79575 87313 92642
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 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £72,500 £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 28 July 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 28 July 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 +28 193 £25,500 +2.00% 31
South East +58 56 £27,000 +8.00% 5
London +54 52 £25,500 -12.06% 8
East of England +5 37 £27,500 +10.00% 8
West Midlands -13 22 £26,250 +16.66%
Cambridgeshire +25 20 £28,500 -1.72% 3
Hampshire +21 18 £28,750 +10.57% 1
Surrey +31 16 £28,250 -5.83% 1
Cambridge +20 15 £28,500 -1.72% 3
Orpington - 13 £22,500 - 1
Berkshire +17 11 £23,500 +1.07% 3
Oxfordshire -13 10 £23,500 -6.00%
Wallingford - 10 £23,500 -
North West +12 9 £26,000 +2.97% 3
South West -6 9 £24,000 - 4
Reigate - 8 £27,000 -
Hungerford - 8 £23,500 -
Birmingham -16 7 £30,000 -
Ipswich -20 7 £30,250 +21.00%
Suffolk -27 7 £30,250 +21.00%
Basingstoke - 7 £30,000 - 1
Southampton - 7 £22,500 -
Hertfordshire +26 6 £23,500 -9.61% 1
Bristol +23 5 £24,000 - 2
Yorkshire +22 5 £22,500 +2.27% 1
Staffordshire +4 5 £24,000 +6.66%
Stoke-on-Trent - 5 £24,000 -
City of London +52 4 £30,000 +3.44% 1
Manchester -6 4 £26,000 +1.96% 2
West Yorkshire +15 3 £22,500 +5.88% 1

Graduate Software Developer Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 28 July 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.

1 256 (71.11%) Degree
2 194 (53.89%) C#
3 178 (49.44%) Computer Science
4 176 (48.89%) Java
5 170 (47.22%) SQL
6 168 (46.67%) .NET
7 155 (43.06%) C++
8 132 (36.67%) HTML
9 117 (32.50%) JavaScript
10 113 (31.39%) Software Engineering
11 107 (29.72%) Agile Software Development
12 97 (26.94%) Microsoft
13 95 (26.39%) CSS
14 77 (21.39%) OO
15 69 (19.17%) Mathematics
16 67 (18.61%) Windows
17 66 (18.33%) Python
18 59 (16.39%) ASP.NET
19 58 (16.11%) SDLC
20 53 (14.72%) C
21 51 (14.17%) Analytical Skills
22 50 (13.89%) PHP
22 50 (13.89%) OOP
23 48 (13.33%) HTML5
24 47 (13.06%) MVC
25 46 (12.78%) Oracle
25 46 (12.78%) SQL Server
25 46 (12.78%) jQuery
26 42 (11.67%) Linux
27 39 (10.83%) Visual Studio

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 (7.22%) SharePoint
2 5 (1.39%) Oracle Coherence
2 5 (1.39%) Tomcat
3 4 (1.11%) Apache
3 4 (1.11%) IIS
4 3 (0.83%) Confluence
5 2 (0.56%) nginx
6 1 (0.28%) CMS
6 1 (0.28%) Mule
6 1 (0.28%) Mule ESB
6 1 (0.28%) WebLogic
Applications
1 22 (6.11%) MS Excel
2 5 (1.39%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (0.28%) Dynamics CRM
1 1 (0.28%) ProductWriter
1 1 (0.28%) SystmOne
Cloud Services
1 6 (1.67%) Amazon AWS
1 6 (1.67%) iTunes
1 6 (1.67%) Microsoft Azure
2 4 (1.11%) SaaS
3 1 (0.28%) Amazon EC2
3 1 (0.28%) Amazon S3
3 1 (0.28%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 8 (2.22%) Network Security
2 3 (0.83%) HTTP
3 1 (0.28%) AMQP
3 1 (0.28%) Cisco IOS
3 1 (0.28%) SSH
3 1 (0.28%) TCP/IP
3 1 (0.28%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 46 (12.78%) SQL Server
2 26 (7.22%) Relational Database
3 17 (4.72%) MySQL
4 10 (2.78%) SQL Server 2008
4 10 (2.78%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 10 (2.78%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 9 (2.50%) SQL Server 2012
6 8 (2.22%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 7 (1.94%) Data Warehouse
7 7 (1.94%) SQL Server 2005
8 5 (1.39%) Oracle Database
9 4 (1.11%) Big Data
9 4 (1.11%) Informix
9 4 (1.11%) MongoDB
10 2 (0.56%) Apache Cassandra
10 2 (0.56%) NoSQL
10 2 (0.56%) OrientDB
10 2 (0.56%) PostgreSQL
10 2 (0.56%) RDBMS
10 2 (0.56%) SQL Server 2014
Development Applications
1 39 (10.83%) Visual Studio
2 27 (7.50%) Team Foundation Server
3 20 (5.56%) Subversion
4 11 (3.06%) Bugzilla
4 11 (3.06%) Trac
5 9 (2.50%) NUnit
6 8 (2.22%) Git (software)
6 8 (2.22%) JUnit
7 7 (1.94%) Moq
7 7 (1.94%) MSTest
8 5 (1.39%) Eclipse
9 4 (1.11%) Gradle
9 4 (1.11%) JIRA
9 4 (1.11%) Maven
10 3 (0.83%) Jenkins
10 3 (0.83%) Mercurial
11 2 (0.56%) PHPUnit
11 2 (0.56%) Selenium
11 2 (0.56%) TeamCity
11 2 (0.56%) WebDriver
General
1 28 (7.78%) Games
1 28 (7.78%) Retail
2 23 (6.39%) Banking
3 19 (5.28%) Finance
4 6 (1.67%) Music Industry
5 5 (1.39%) Aerospace
6 4 (1.11%) Telecoms
7 2 (0.56%) Financial Institution
7 2 (0.56%) Legal
8 1 (0.28%) Investment Banking
8 1 (0.28%) Law
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 168 (46.67%) .NET
2 132 (36.67%) HTML
3 95 (26.39%) CSS
4 59 (16.39%) ASP.NET
5 48 (13.33%) HTML5
6 46 (12.78%) jQuery
7 26 (7.22%) AngularJS
7 26 (7.22%) ASP.NET MVC
8 25 (6.94%) XML
9 21 (5.83%) Web Services
10 19 (5.28%) .NET Framework
11 18 (5.00%) WCF
12 17 (4.72%) CSS3
12 17 (4.72%) Spring
13 15 (4.17%) Ajax
14 14 (3.89%) J2EE
15 12 (3.33%) React
16 11 (3.06%) Backbone.js
16 11 (3.06%) Marionette.js
16 11 (3.06%) RequireJS
Miscellaneous
1 178 (49.44%) Computer Science
2 69 (19.17%) Mathematics
3 51 (14.17%) Analytical Skills
4 37 (10.28%) Physics
5 23 (6.39%) Mobile App
6 19 (5.28%) Algorithms
7 14 (3.89%) Hedge funds
8 8 (2.22%) Data Structures
9 5 (1.39%) Enterprise Software
9 5 (1.39%) User Experience
10 2 (0.56%) CUDA
10 2 (0.56%) Data Protection Act
10 2 (0.56%) N-Tier
10 2 (0.56%) Statistics
11 1 (0.28%) 3D Graphics
11 1 (0.28%) Arduino
11 1 (0.28%) Chemistry
11 1 (0.28%) Client/Server
11 1 (0.28%) Streaming Video
11 1 (0.28%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 67 (18.61%) Windows
2 42 (11.67%) Linux
3 26 (7.22%) Android
4 25 (6.94%) Apple iOS
5 22 (6.11%) Unix
6 12 (3.33%) Windows Mobile
7 4 (1.11%) AIX
8 2 (0.56%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 113 (31.39%) Software Engineering
2 107 (29.72%) Agile Software Development
3 77 (21.39%) OO
4 58 (16.11%) SDLC
5 50 (13.89%) OOP
6 47 (13.06%) MVC
7 29 (8.06%) Web Development
8 26 (7.22%) Scrum
9 19 (5.28%) TDD
10 18 (5.00%) Mobile Development
11 17 (4.72%) BDD
11 17 (4.72%) Process Management
12 16 (4.44%) UML
13 15 (4.17%) OOD
13 15 (4.17%) Waterfall
14 13 (3.61%) Unit Testing
15 12 (3.33%) Data Protection
16 11 (3.06%) Coaching
16 11 (3.06%) Responsive Web Design
16 11 (3.06%) SOA
Programming Languages
1 194 (53.89%) C#
2 176 (48.89%) Java
3 170 (47.22%) SQL
4 155 (43.06%) C++
5 117 (32.50%) JavaScript
6 66 (18.33%) Python
7 53 (14.72%) C
8 50 (13.89%) PHP
9 25 (6.94%) VB.NET
10 22 (6.11%) VBA
11 19 (5.28%) Ruby
12 17 (4.72%) T-SQL
13 15 (4.17%) Objective-C
14 13 (3.61%) TypeScript
15 12 (3.33%) Bash Shell
16 11 (3.06%) Perl
17 10 (2.78%) PL/SQL
18 9 (2.50%) Tcl
18 9 (2.50%) VB
19 4 (1.11%) Embedded C
Qualifications
1 256 (71.11%) Degree
2 11 (3.06%) Microsoft Certification
3 10 (2.78%) PhD
3 10 (2.78%) Security Cleared
4 7 (1.94%) SC Cleared
5 3 (0.83%) BC Cleared
6 2 (0.56%) DBS Check
6 2 (0.56%) MCSD
7 1 (0.28%) Cisco Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 16 (4.44%) QA
2 2 (0.56%) Data Quality
System Software
1 3 (0.83%) Docker
2 2 (0.56%) Cygwin
2 2 (0.56%) VirtualBox
2 2 (0.56%) zsh
Systems Management
1 2 (0.56%) Opscode Chef
1 2 (0.56%) Puppet
2 1 (0.28%) Ansible
Vendors
1 97 (26.94%) Microsoft
2 46 (12.78%) Oracle
3 23 (6.39%) Progress
4 10 (2.78%) Xamarin
5 6 (1.67%) Sophos
6 2 (0.56%) Atlassian
6 2 (0.56%) Dell
6 2 (0.56%) Google
7 1 (0.28%) Cisco
7 1 (0.28%) New Relic
7 1 (0.28%) Nintex
7 1 (0.28%) Trillium
7 1 (0.28%) Zend
Cardiff, South Glamorgan
CPS Group UK
Salary: £18000 - £25000 per annum + benifits
Posted: 8 hours ago
Newbury, Berkshire
FT Select
Salary: From £18,000 to £24,000 per annum Plus excellent benefits package
Posted: 11 hours ago
Woking, Surrey
Ashdown IT
Salary: £25000 - £26000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Letchworth Garden City, Hertfordshire
Searchability
Salary: £20000 - £25000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Newbury, Berkshire
FT Select
Salary: From £18,000 to £24,000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 11 hours ago
Luton, Bedfordshire
Actis Recruitment.
Salary: From £19,000 to £21,500 per annum + benefits inc pension & share optio
Posted: Yesterday
Berkshire
Haybrook IT Resourcing Ltd
Salary: From £20,000 to £25,000 per annum
Posted: 7 hours ago
North
Capita Resourcing IT
Posted: Yesterday
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Searchability
Salary: £22000 - £23000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Bristol, Avon
Sanderson
Salary: £20000 - £25000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Computer People
Salary: £25000.00 - £32000.00 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Oho Group Ltd.
Salary: £25000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Chelmsford, Essex
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 24k + Training + Contributory pension + 25 days holiday
Posted: 2 days ago
Orpington, Kent
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £20000 - £25000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Basingstoke, Hampshire
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £25000 - £30000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Bristol, Avon
People Source Consulting
Salary: £20000 - £25000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £20000 - £25000 per annum + Fantastic Benefits & Bonuses
Posted: 6 days ago
London
Capita ITPS
Salary: £24000 - £26000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
North West
Capita ITPS
Salary: £24000 - £26000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
City, London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £5000 - £25000 per annum + Benefits + Bonus
Posted: 5 days ago
London
OHO Group Ltd.
Salary: £25000 - £40000 per annum, Benefits: Bonus + Benefits + Great Working Environment
Posted: 14 days ago
Home Counties, Hertfordshire, Bedfordshire,...
Actis Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £21,500 + benefits inc pension & share option scheme
Posted: 8 days ago
Home Counties, Hertfordshire, Bedfordshire,...
Actis Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £21,500 + benefits inc pension & share option scheme
Posted: 8 days ago
Home Counties, Hertfordshire, Bedfordshire,...
Actis Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £21,500 + benefits inc pension & share option scheme
Posted: 8 days ago
Home Counties, Hertfordshire, Bedfordshire,...
Actis Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £21,500 + benefits inc pension & share option scheme
Posted: 13 days ago
Home Counties, Hertfordshire, Bedfordshire,...
Actis Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £21,500 + benefits inc pension & share option scheme
Posted: 13 days ago
Home Counties, Hertfordshire, Bedfordshire,...
Actis Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £21,500 + benefits inc pension & share option scheme
Posted: 13 days ago
Greater Manchester
ReThink Recruitment
Salary: £19000.00 - £23000.00 per annum + great benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Bath, Avon
People Source Consulting
Posted: 6 days ago