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 7 December 2016 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
7 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Graduate Software Developer
Rank 699 828 773
Rank change year-on-year
+129 -55
Permanent jobs requiring a Graduate Software Developer 177 157 203
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.20% 0.15% 0.18%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.20% 0.15% 0.19%
Number of salaries quoted 129 133 182
Median salary £27,500 £23,500 £22,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+17.02% +4.44%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £20,000 £20,550
10% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £30,000 £35,000
UK excluding London median salary £27,000 £22,500 £22,500
% change year-on-year
+20.00% -

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
86868 103583 109353
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 96.44% 96.55% 96.64%
Number of salaries quoted 72113 86403 90477
Median salary £46,000 £45,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+2.22% -
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £70,000 £70,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,000 £41,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.43% +2.50%

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 7 December 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 7 December 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 +115 173 £27,500 +14.58% 18
South East +63 56 £27,500 +19.56% 2
South West +61 51 £22,500 - 4
Bristol +57 44 £22,500 - 1
East of England +20 37 £27,500 +34.14% 6
Cambridge +40 28 £27,500 - 3
Cambridgeshire +35 28 £27,500 - 4
Hampshire +25 26 £26,000 +33.33% 2
Berkshire +69 15 £27,500 +22.22%
London +46 11 £27,500 - 2
Basingstoke - 11 £27,500 - 1
Portsmouth - 10 £23,500 - 1
West Midlands -25 8 £25,750 +15.73% 1
North West -11 7 £23,496 -7.86% 2
Reading - 7 £34,000 -
Milton Keynes +21 5 £29,905 +8.74%
Buckinghamshire +11 5 £29,905 +8.74%
Surrey -2 5 £23,500 -2.08%
Southampton - 5 £26,000 -
Hertfordshire +11 4 £26,750 -15.07%
Reigate - 4 £23,500 -
Oxfordshire +30 3 £35,000 +62.79%
Essex +13 3 £24,000 - 1
Yorkshire +8 3 £26,500 +17.77% 1
Chelmsford -4 3 £24,000 - 1
Birmingham -10 3 £27,500 +27.90%
City of London +28 2 £30,000 +18.81%
West Sussex +16 2 £25,000 -
Warwickshire +12 2 £24,000 +9.09%
Crawley +9 2 £25,000 -9.09%

Graduate Software Developer Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 7 December 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.

1 225 (62.15%) Computer Science
2 211 (58.29%) Degree
3 208 (57.46%) Java
4 201 (55.52%) C#
5 179 (49.45%) C++
6 177 (48.90%) SQL
7 176 (48.62%) .NET
8 132 (36.46%) Mathematics
9 116 (32.04%) Software Engineering
10 107 (29.56%) HTML
11 104 (28.73%) JavaScript
12 101 (27.90%) OO
13 81 (22.38%) SDLC
14 79 (21.82%) CSS
14 79 (21.82%) Agile Software Development
15 77 (21.27%) ASP.NET
16 73 (20.17%) Python
17 65 (17.96%) C
18 64 (17.68%) Microsoft
19 62 (17.13%) XML
20 59 (16.30%) SQL Server
21 58 (16.02%) Physics
22 53 (14.64%) Windows
22 53 (14.64%) Linux
22 53 (14.64%) MVC
23 45 (12.43%) Algorithms
24 44 (12.15%) OOP
25 39 (10.77%) HTML5
26 35 (9.67%) PHP
27 33 (9.12%) 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 13 (3.59%) SharePoint
2 2 (0.55%) Apache
2 2 (0.55%) Confluence
2 2 (0.55%) Tomcat
3 1 (0.28%) CMS
3 1 (0.28%) Mule
3 1 (0.28%) Mule ESB
3 1 (0.28%) nginx
3 1 (0.28%) WordPress
Applications
1 29 (8.01%) MS Excel
2 3 (0.83%) MS Office
3 2 (0.55%) MS Visio
4 1 (0.28%) Adobe Illustrator
4 1 (0.28%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 1 (0.28%) Dynamics CRM
1 1 (0.28%) ProductWriter
Cloud Services
1 11 (3.04%) iTunes
2 3 (0.83%) GitHub
3 1 (0.28%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (0.28%) Amazon EC2
3 1 (0.28%) Amazon S3
3 1 (0.28%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 6 (1.66%) Network Security
2 2 (0.55%) AMQP
2 2 (0.55%) DHCP
2 2 (0.55%) DNS
2 2 (0.55%) HTTP
2 2 (0.55%) SNMP
3 1 (0.28%) Cisco IOS
3 1 (0.28%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 59 (16.30%) SQL Server
2 19 (5.25%) Relational Database
3 8 (2.21%) MySQL
4 5 (1.38%) Big Data
4 5 (1.38%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 4 (1.10%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 4 (1.10%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 3 (0.83%) Data Warehouse
6 3 (0.83%) SQL Server 2005
6 3 (0.83%) SQL Server 2008
6 3 (0.83%) SQL Server 2012
7 2 (0.55%) Apache Cassandra
8 1 (0.28%) Data Lake
8 1 (0.28%) Hadoop
8 1 (0.28%) MongoDB
8 1 (0.28%) OrientDB
8 1 (0.28%) RDBMS
8 1 (0.28%) SQLite
Development Applications
1 33 (9.12%) Visual Studio
2 20 (5.52%) Team Foundation Server
3 11 (3.04%) Git (software)
4 8 (2.21%) Subversion
5 5 (1.38%) Bugzilla
5 5 (1.38%) FitNesse
5 5 (1.38%) Mercurial
5 5 (1.38%) NUnit
5 5 (1.38%) TeamCity
5 5 (1.38%) Trac
6 4 (1.10%) JIRA
6 4 (1.10%) Selenium
7 3 (0.83%) Cucumber
7 3 (0.83%) Eclipse
7 3 (0.83%) Moq
7 3 (0.83%) MSTest
8 2 (0.55%) Gradle
8 2 (0.55%) Jenkins
8 2 (0.55%) JUnit
8 2 (0.55%) Maven
General
1 25 (6.91%) Games
2 19 (5.25%) Finance
3 15 (4.14%) Retail
4 11 (3.04%) Banking
4 11 (3.04%) Music Industry
5 10 (2.76%) Automotive
6 4 (1.10%) Military
7 3 (0.83%) Law
7 3 (0.83%) Legal
7 3 (0.83%) Local Government
7 3 (0.83%) Manufacturing
8 2 (0.55%) Telecoms
9 1 (0.28%) Financial Institution
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 176 (48.62%) .NET
2 107 (29.56%) HTML
3 79 (21.82%) CSS
4 77 (21.27%) ASP.NET
5 62 (17.13%) XML
6 39 (10.77%) HTML5
7 31 (8.56%) ASP.NET MVC
8 28 (7.73%) jQuery
9 22 (6.08%) WCF
10 21 (5.80%) Web Services
11 18 (4.97%) AngularJS
12 14 (3.87%) Ajax
12 14 (3.87%) WPF
13 10 (2.76%) CSS3
14 8 (2.21%) Twitter Bootstrap
15 7 (1.93%) Sass
15 7 (1.93%) Spring
16 6 (1.66%) .NET Framework
16 6 (1.66%) LESS
16 6 (1.66%) Node.js
Miscellaneous
1 225 (62.15%) Computer Science
2 132 (36.46%) Mathematics
3 58 (16.02%) Physics
4 45 (12.43%) Algorithms
5 19 (5.25%) Mobile App
6 17 (4.70%) Analytical Skills
7 15 (4.14%) Data Structures
8 14 (3.87%) Enterprise Software
9 2 (0.55%) iPad
9 2 (0.55%) Statistics
10 1 (0.28%) 3D Graphics
10 1 (0.28%) Arduino
10 1 (0.28%) Artificial Intelligence
10 1 (0.28%) Chemistry
10 1 (0.28%) Client/Server
10 1 (0.28%) Cryptography
10 1 (0.28%) Cyber Attack
10 1 (0.28%) e-Learning
10 1 (0.28%) Online Games
10 1 (0.28%) Streaming Video
Operating Systems
1 53 (14.64%) Linux
1 53 (14.64%) Windows
2 18 (4.97%) Android
3 12 (3.31%) Apple iOS
3 12 (3.31%) Unix
4 4 (1.10%) Mac OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 116 (32.04%) Software Engineering
2 101 (27.90%) OO
3 81 (22.38%) SDLC
4 79 (21.82%) Agile Software Development
5 53 (14.64%) MVC
6 44 (12.15%) OOP
7 25 (6.91%) TDD
8 23 (6.35%) Scrum
8 23 (6.35%) Web Development
9 20 (5.52%) Multithreading
10 15 (4.14%) BDD
11 13 (3.59%) Unit Testing
12 11 (3.04%) Continuous Integration
12 11 (3.04%) SOLID
13 10 (2.76%) Continuous Delivery
13 10 (2.76%) Continuous Improvement
13 10 (2.76%) Process Management
13 10 (2.76%) Waterfall
14 9 (2.49%) Mobile Development
14 9 (2.49%) OOD
Programming Languages
1 208 (57.46%) Java
2 201 (55.52%) C#
3 179 (49.45%) C++
4 177 (48.90%) SQL
5 104 (28.73%) JavaScript
6 73 (20.17%) Python
7 65 (17.96%) C
8 35 (9.67%) PHP
9 14 (3.87%) VB.NET
10 13 (3.59%) T-SQL
11 10 (2.76%) Objective-C
12 9 (2.49%) Ruby
12 9 (2.49%) TypeScript
13 8 (2.21%) Perl
13 8 (2.21%) PL/SQL
14 7 (1.93%) Delphi
15 6 (1.66%) Bash Shell
15 6 (1.66%) VB
15 6 (1.66%) VBA
16 5 (1.38%) Tcl
Qualifications
1 211 (58.29%) Degree
2 27 (7.46%) PhD
3 12 (3.31%) Security Cleared
4 9 (2.49%) Microsoft Certification
5 8 (2.21%) SC Cleared
6 3 (0.83%) BPSS Clearance
7 2 (0.55%) DBS Check
7 2 (0.55%) HND
8 1 (0.28%) Cisco Certification
8 1 (0.28%) ISEB
8 1 (0.28%) MCSD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (1.66%) QA
2 1 (0.28%) SDET
System Software
1 6 (1.66%) Docker
2 1 (0.28%) VirtualBox
2 1 (0.28%) zsh
Systems Management
1 1 (0.28%) Opscode Chef
1 1 (0.28%) Puppet
Vendors
1 64 (17.68%) Microsoft
2 30 (8.29%) Oracle
3 8 (2.21%) Progress
4 7 (1.93%) Dell
5 6 (1.66%) Xamarin
6 2 (0.55%) LexisNexis
7 1 (0.28%) Adobe
7 1 (0.28%) Atlassian
7 1 (0.28%) Cisco
7 1 (0.28%) Nintex
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