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

Location
3 months to
29 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Graduate Software Developer
Rank 719 735 676
Rank change year-on-year
+16 -59
Permanent jobs requiring a Graduate Software Developer 173 179 225
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.16% 0.15% 0.21%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.17% 0.16% 0.22%
Number of salaries quoted 158 177 199
Average salary £25,000 £24,000 £24,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+4.16% -
90% offered a salary of more than £21,225 £20,500 £20,300
10% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £29,000 £30,000
UK excluding London average salary £25,000 £22,500 £23,000
% change year-on-year
+11.11% -2.17%

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
103461 110803 102664
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 94.34% 94.52% 94.34%
Number of salaries quoted 85580 90507 85036
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 £26,500 £26,500
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 July 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 July 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 +16 167 £25,000 +4.16% 33
East of England +22 41 £25,000 +8.69% 6
South West +9 31 £24,000 -14.28% 3
London +30 29 £29,000 +7.40% 13
West Midlands +3 20 £22,500 - 2
South East -25 20 £23,250 -5.10% 8
City of London +37 15 £29,000 -10.76% 3
Essex +5 13 £25,000 +16.27% 2
Suffolk - 13 £25,000 -
Ipswich - 13 £25,000 -
East Midlands +12 10 £22,000 -12.87%
Bristol -6 9 £24,000 -9.43% 2
Birmingham +2 8 £30,000 +34.83%
Yorkshire -9 8 £22,000 -2.22%
Colchester +10 7 £25,000 +25.00%
Cheltenham +1 7 £25,000 +16.27%
North West -8 7 £25,000 +11.11% 1
Gloucestershire -9 7 £25,000 +13.63%
Dorset +4 6 £23,500 -21.66%
Manchester -1 6 £25,000 +11.11% 1
Hertfordshire - 6 £26,000 - 1
Surrey +5 5 £28,800 +10.76% 3
Cambridgeshire +2 5 £28,000 +1.81% 2
Oxfordshire -1 5 £25,000 +14.94%
North East -10 5 £24,000 +14.28%
Wiltshire - 5 £25,000 -
Tyne and Wear - 5 £24,000 -
Southend-on-Sea - 5 £20,000 - 1
East Sussex +21 4 £19,000 -15.55% 3
Bournemouth +3 4 £23,500 -21.66%

Graduate Software Developer
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 29 July 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.

1 196 (65.33%) C#
2 175 (58.33%) .NET
3 171 (57.00%) Degree
4 154 (51.33%) HTML
5 141 (47.00%) Java
6 140 (46.67%) SQL
7 133 (44.33%) Computer Science
8 128 (42.67%) JavaScript
9 103 (34.33%) SQL Server
10 102 (34.00%) C++
11 100 (33.33%) Software Engineering
12 94 (31.33%) Agile Software Development
13 81 (27.00%) CSS
14 73 (24.33%) OO
15 70 (23.33%) Microsoft
16 55 (18.33%) ASP.NET
17 54 (18.00%) jQuery
18 52 (17.33%) PHP
19 43 (14.33%) MVC
19 43 (14.33%) SDLC
20 41 (13.67%) Oracle
21 39 (13.00%) Finance
21 39 (13.00%) HTML5
22 36 (12.00%) Visual Studio
22 36 (12.00%) VB.NET
23 32 (10.67%) Mathematics
24 31 (10.33%) Linux
24 31 (10.33%) XML
25 30 (10.00%) TDD
26 28 (9.33%) Windows

Graduate Software Developer
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 29 July 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 22 (7.33%) SharePoint
2 6 (2.00%) IIS
3 2 (0.67%) Apache
3 2 (0.67%) CMS
3 2 (0.67%) Node.js
4 1 (0.33%) WebLogic
4 1 (0.33%) WebSphere
4 1 (0.33%) SAS
4 1 (0.33%) Tomcat
4 1 (0.33%) JBoss
Applications
1 27 (9.00%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 5 (1.67%) Changepoint
2 1 (0.33%) Summit
2 1 (0.33%) HFM
Cloud Services
1 3 (1.00%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (0.67%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 5 (1.67%) TCP/IP
2 2 (0.67%) Internet
3 1 (0.33%) Extranet
3 1 (0.33%) DNS
3 1 (0.33%) SSL
3 1 (0.33%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 103 (34.33%) SQL Server
2 19 (6.33%) Relational Database
3 14 (4.67%) RDBMS
4 12 (4.00%) SQL Server 2008
4 12 (4.00%) MySQL
5 7 (2.33%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 6 (2.00%) SQL Server 2005
6 6 (2.00%) MongoDB
6 6 (2.00%) SQL Server 2012
7 5 (1.67%) SQL Server 2000
7 5 (1.67%) PostgreSQL
8 4 (1.33%) SQLite
9 3 (1.00%) MS Access
9 3 (1.00%) NoSQL
10 1 (0.33%) Big Data
10 1 (0.33%) Spotfire
10 1 (0.33%) Oracle Database 11g
10 1 (0.33%) Data Mining
10 1 (0.33%) Crystal Reports
10 1 (0.33%) Oracle9i Database
Development Applications
1 36 (12.00%) Visual Studio
2 24 (8.00%) Team Foundation Server
3 5 (1.67%) Git (software)
4 4 (1.33%) NUnit
4 4 (1.33%) Mercurial
5 3 (1.00%) Subversion
5 3 (1.00%) Selenium
5 3 (1.00%) TeamCity
6 2 (0.67%) Eclipse
6 2 (0.67%) Bitbucket
7 1 (0.33%) Jenkins
7 1 (0.33%) MSBuild
7 1 (0.33%) Visual Studio Tools for Office
7 1 (0.33%) NetBeans
7 1 (0.33%) Maven
7 1 (0.33%) AccuRev
General
1 39 (13.00%) Finance
2 26 (8.67%) Games
3 22 (7.33%) Retail
4 19 (6.33%) Banking
5 5 (1.67%) Advertising
6 4 (1.33%) Legal
7 3 (1.00%) Aerospace
8 2 (0.67%) Financial Institution
8 2 (0.67%) Telecoms
8 2 (0.67%) Multimedia
9 1 (0.33%) Retail Banking
9 1 (0.33%) Pharmaceutical
9 1 (0.33%) Front Office
9 1 (0.33%) Electronics
9 1 (0.33%) Manufacturing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 175 (58.33%) .NET
2 154 (51.33%) HTML
3 81 (27.00%) CSS
4 55 (18.33%) ASP.NET
5 54 (18.00%) jQuery
6 39 (13.00%) HTML5
7 31 (10.33%) XML
8 22 (7.33%) Twitter Bootstrap
9 15 (5.00%) .NET Framework
10 14 (4.67%) WCF
10 14 (4.67%) ASP.NET MVC
10 14 (4.67%) AngularJS
11 13 (4.33%) Ajax
12 12 (4.00%) CSS3
13 10 (3.33%) WinForms
13 10 (3.33%) Web Services
14 9 (3.00%) XSLT
15 8 (2.67%) Spring
15 8 (2.67%) WPF
15 8 (2.67%) LINQ
Miscellaneous
1 133 (44.33%) Computer Science
2 32 (10.67%) Mathematics
3 28 (9.33%) Analytical Skills
4 21 (7.00%) Mobile App
5 18 (6.00%) Physics
6 8 (2.67%) Algorithms
7 7 (2.33%) Client/Server
8 6 (2.00%) Semantic Web
9 5 (1.67%) Device Driver
10 4 (1.33%) Animation
11 3 (1.00%) Social Media
11 3 (1.00%) User Experience
11 3 (1.00%) GIS
12 2 (0.67%) NHS
12 2 (0.67%) 3D Graphics
12 2 (0.67%) Informatics
12 2 (0.67%) Enterprise Software
12 2 (0.67%) Data Structures
12 2 (0.67%) Photography
13 1 (0.33%) Data Protection Act
Operating Systems
1 31 (10.33%) Linux
2 28 (9.33%) Windows
3 12 (4.00%) Android
4 11 (3.67%) Apple iOS
5 10 (3.33%) UNIX
6 1 (0.33%) Windows Phone
6 1 (0.33%) Solaris
6 1 (0.33%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 100 (33.33%) Software Engineering
2 94 (31.33%) Agile Software Development
3 73 (24.33%) OO
4 43 (14.33%) MVC
4 43 (14.33%) SDLC
5 30 (10.00%) TDD
6 28 (9.33%) OOP
7 21 (7.00%) Scrum
8 19 (6.33%) E-Commerce
9 16 (5.33%) Process Management
10 15 (5.00%) Waterfall
10 15 (5.00%) BDD
11 12 (4.00%) Mentoring
12 11 (3.67%) Coaching
12 11 (3.67%) Multithreading
13 10 (3.33%) Android Development
14 8 (2.67%) Web Development
15 7 (2.33%) UML
15 7 (2.33%) OOD
15 7 (2.33%) iOS Development
Programming Languages
1 196 (65.33%) C#
2 141 (47.00%) Java
3 140 (46.67%) SQL
4 128 (42.67%) JavaScript
5 102 (34.00%) C++
6 52 (17.33%) PHP
7 36 (12.00%) VB.NET
8 26 (8.67%) Python
9 20 (6.67%) C
10 16 (5.33%) VB
11 12 (4.00%) T-SQL
12 11 (3.67%) Perl
13 10 (3.33%) Objective-C
13 10 (3.33%) VB6
14 6 (2.00%) PL/SQL
15 5 (1.67%) Ruby
16 4 (1.33%) AWK
16 4 (1.33%) Lua
16 4 (1.33%) Bash Shell
16 4 (1.33%) sed
Qualifications
1 171 (57.00%) Degree
2 20 (6.67%) Microsoft Certification
3 6 (2.00%) PhD
4 4 (1.33%) Sun Certification
5 3 (1.00%) Oracle Certification
5 3 (1.00%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (1.00%) QA
2 1 (0.33%) HL7
2 1 (0.33%) ISO 9001
2 1 (0.33%) SLA
2 1 (0.33%) ISO 14001
System Software
1 1 (0.33%) Firmware
1 1 (0.33%) Docker
Vendors
1 70 (23.33%) Microsoft
2 41 (13.67%) Oracle
3 10 (3.33%) Capita
4 5 (1.67%) Apple
5 4 (1.33%) Xamarin
6 3 (1.00%) Google
7 2 (0.67%) Zend
8 1 (0.33%) Sybase
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Posted: Yesterday
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Salary: From £20,000 to £25,000 per annum + excellent training and development
Posted: Yesterday
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Salary: £20000 - £25000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
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Salary: From £20,000 to £30,000 per annum
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Salary: £22000 - £30000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
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Salary: £20000 - £28000 per annum + Benefits
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Salary: From £18,000 to £24,000 per annum + Benefits
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Salary: From £18,000 to £22,000 per annum + bonus + benefits + training
Posted: 5 days ago
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Salary: £24k - 27k per year
Posted: 5 days ago
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