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 28 April 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
28 Apr 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Graduate Software Developer
Rank 789 791 825
Rank change year-on-year
+2 +34
Permanent jobs requiring a Graduate Software Developer 163 180 184
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.16% 0.16% 0.15%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.16% 0.17% 0.16%
Number of salaries quoted 152 168 148
Average salary £25,000 £25,000 £25,000
90% offered a salary of more than £20,550 £21,500 £20,500
10% offered a salary of more than £31,500 £32,500 £27,500
UK excluding London average salary £25,000 £25,000 £24,000
% change year-on-year
- +4.16%

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
99560 107062 114531
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 96.23% 96.48% 96.41%
Number of salaries quoted 83662 87327 92673
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £26,500 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £67,500 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £41,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.75% -

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 April 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 average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Graduate Software Developer within the UK over the 3 months to 28 April 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
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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 +25 160 £25,000 - 25
London +30 51 £29,000 -3.33% 4
South East +37 44 £25,000 - 5
East of England -16 17 £28,000 +20.43% 6
West Midlands -37 14 £24,000 -4.00% 3
Hampshire +17 12 £25,000 - 1
South West +2 12 £22,500 -10.00% 3
Yorkshire +13 10 £21,500 +2.38% 1
Kent - 10 £25,000 -
Fareham +5 9 £25,000 -7.40%
North West +33 8 £25,000 - 2
Cambridgeshire +2 8 £29,250 +17.00% 6
Oxfordshire +4 7 £23,500 -2.08% 1
South Yorkshire - 7 £21,500 -
Cambridge 0 6 £28,250 +13.00% 5
Bristol -1 6 £22,500 -9.09% 3
Surrey -11 6 £28,500 -5.00% 2
Staffordshire - 6 £24,000 -
Abingdon - 6 - -
Berkshire +17 5 £25,000 +13.63%
Manchester +8 5 £26,000 +4.00% 1
Suffolk -8 5 £20,500 -8.88%
Warwickshire -12 5 £21,000 -23.63% 1
Warwick -13 5 £21,000 +5.00%
East Midlands +8 4 £22,000 -2.22%
Ipswich -6 4 £19,750 -12.22%
Stoke-on-Trent - 4 £24,000 -
Doncaster - 4 £23,250 -
City of London +48 3 £30,000 -14.28%
Hertfordshire +12 3 £25,000 -

Graduate Software Developer
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 28 April 2016, 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.

1 181 (63.29%) Degree
2 167 (58.39%) Java
3 154 (53.85%) C#
3 154 (53.85%) Computer Science
4 144 (50.35%) SQL
5 137 (47.90%) .NET
6 132 (46.15%) C++
7 120 (41.96%) HTML
8 104 (36.36%) Software Engineering
9 96 (33.57%) JavaScript
10 93 (32.52%) Agile Software Development
11 72 (25.17%) CSS
12 69 (24.13%) Microsoft
13 65 (22.73%) Windows
14 59 (20.63%) OO
15 51 (17.83%) PHP
16 46 (16.08%) Analytical Skills
16 46 (16.08%) SDLC
16 46 (16.08%) Apple iOS
17 44 (15.38%) Android
17 44 (15.38%) Mathematics
18 42 (14.69%) HTML5
19 41 (14.34%) ASP.NET
20 40 (13.99%) XML
20 40 (13.99%) Linux
21 36 (12.59%) C
21 36 (12.59%) SQL Server
22 35 (12.24%) Oracle
22 35 (12.24%) Mobile App
23 32 (11.19%) Visual Studio

Graduate Software Developer
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 28 April 2016, 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 23 (8.04%) SharePoint
2 10 (3.50%) Node.js
3 7 (2.45%) IIS
4 3 (1.05%) Facebook Platform
5 2 (0.70%) Oracle Coherence
6 1 (0.35%) Tomcat
6 1 (0.35%) WebLogic
Applications
1 7 (2.45%) MS Excel
2 2 (0.70%) Photoshop
3 1 (0.35%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 2 (0.70%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (0.35%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 1 (0.35%) SystmOne
Cloud Services
1 7 (2.45%) SaaS
2 5 (1.75%) Amazon AWS
2 5 (1.75%) Microsoft Azure
3 2 (0.70%) Cloud Computing
4 1 (0.35%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 13 (4.55%) HTTP
2 9 (3.15%) TCP/IP
3 1 (0.35%) AMQP
3 1 (0.35%) SSH
Database & Business Intelligence
1 36 (12.59%) SQL Server
2 27 (9.44%) MySQL
3 18 (6.29%) Relational Database
4 13 (4.55%) SQL Server 2008
5 12 (4.20%) Oracle Database
6 11 (3.85%) SQL Server 2012
6 11 (3.85%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 9 (3.15%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 7 (2.45%) Data Warehouse
8 7 (2.45%) SQL Server 2005
8 7 (2.45%) SQL Server Analysis Services
9 6 (2.10%) RDBMS
10 4 (1.40%) Informix
10 4 (1.40%) MongoDB
10 4 (1.40%) SQL Server 2014
11 2 (0.70%) PostgreSQL
12 1 (0.35%) Apache Cassandra
12 1 (0.35%) Crystal Reports
12 1 (0.35%) Data Mining
12 1 (0.35%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 32 (11.19%) Visual Studio
2 13 (4.55%) Team Foundation Server
3 8 (2.80%) Eclipse
3 8 (2.80%) NUnit
4 7 (2.45%) Moq
4 7 (2.45%) MSTest
4 7 (2.45%) Subversion
5 5 (1.75%) Git (software)
5 5 (1.75%) JUnit
6 3 (1.05%) CruiseControl
6 3 (1.05%) Selenium
7 2 (0.70%) Cucumber
7 2 (0.70%) Jasmine
7 2 (0.70%) Jenkins
7 2 (0.70%) JIRA
7 2 (0.70%) Mercurial
7 2 (0.70%) PHPUnit
8 1 (0.35%) Gradle
8 1 (0.35%) Karma Test Runner
8 1 (0.35%) Trac
General
1 30 (10.49%) Finance
2 21 (7.34%) Banking
3 20 (6.99%) Retail
4 16 (5.59%) Games
5 8 (2.80%) Telecoms
6 2 (0.70%) Manufacturing
7 1 (0.35%) Electronics
7 1 (0.35%) Financial Institution
7 1 (0.35%) Investment Banking
7 1 (0.35%) Legal
7 1 (0.35%) Marketing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 137 (47.90%) .NET
2 120 (41.96%) HTML
3 72 (25.17%) CSS
4 42 (14.69%) HTML5
5 41 (14.34%) ASP.NET
6 40 (13.99%) XML
7 29 (10.14%) jQuery
8 24 (8.39%) Web Services
9 21 (7.34%) AngularJS
10 20 (6.99%) .NET Framework
11 19 (6.64%) Spring
12 18 (6.29%) CSS3
13 17 (5.94%) J2EE
14 16 (5.59%) Hibernate
15 12 (4.20%) Ajax
15 12 (4.20%) J2SE
15 12 (4.20%) WinForms
16 11 (3.85%) ASP.NET MVC
17 8 (2.80%) JSF
17 8 (2.80%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 154 (53.85%) Computer Science
2 46 (16.08%) Analytical Skills
3 44 (15.38%) Mathematics
4 35 (12.24%) Mobile App
5 15 (5.24%) Physics
6 14 (4.90%) Algorithms
7 9 (3.15%) Data Structures
8 8 (2.80%) Hedge funds
9 5 (1.75%) N-Tier
10 4 (1.40%) Data Protection Act
10 4 (1.40%) Tandem
11 3 (1.05%) Inversion of Control
11 3 (1.05%) Visualisation
12 2 (0.70%) CUDA
12 2 (0.70%) Data Extraction
12 2 (0.70%) Enterprise Software
12 2 (0.70%) NHS
13 1 (0.35%) Contactless
13 1 (0.35%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
13 1 (0.35%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 65 (22.73%) Windows
2 46 (16.08%) Apple iOS
3 44 (15.38%) Android
4 40 (13.99%) Linux
5 18 (6.29%) Windows Mobile
6 10 (3.50%) Unix
7 8 (2.80%) Oracle Linux
8 4 (1.40%) AIX
8 4 (1.40%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 104 (36.36%) Software Engineering
2 93 (32.52%) Agile Software Development
3 59 (20.63%) OO
4 46 (16.08%) SDLC
5 31 (10.84%) Web Development
6 30 (10.49%) MVC
7 26 (9.09%) OOP
8 18 (6.29%) Mobile Application Development
9 15 (5.24%) Data Protection
10 14 (4.90%) BDD
10 14 (4.90%) Business Intelligence
10 14 (4.90%) Process Management
10 14 (4.90%) UML
10 14 (4.90%) Web Design
11 12 (4.20%) Mobile Development
11 12 (4.20%) Waterfall
12 11 (3.85%) E-Commerce
12 11 (3.85%) Scrum
13 10 (3.50%) ITIL
13 10 (3.50%) Responsive Web Design
Programming Languages
1 167 (58.39%) Java
2 154 (53.85%) C#
3 144 (50.35%) SQL
4 132 (46.15%) C++
5 96 (33.57%) JavaScript
6 51 (17.83%) PHP
7 36 (12.59%) C
8 31 (10.84%) Python
9 25 (8.74%) VB.NET
10 20 (6.99%) Objective-C
11 18 (6.29%) T-SQL
12 14 (4.90%) PL/SQL
13 10 (3.50%) VBA
14 8 (2.80%) XPath
15 5 (1.75%) XAML
16 4 (1.40%) Embedded C
16 4 (1.40%) Embedded C++
16 4 (1.40%) Perl
17 3 (1.05%) PowerShell
17 3 (1.05%) VB
Qualifications
1 181 (63.29%) Degree
2 11 (3.85%) Microsoft Certification
3 9 (3.15%) Security Cleared
4 6 (2.10%) PhD
5 5 (1.75%) SC Cleared
6 4 (1.40%) BC Cleared
6 4 (1.40%) DV Cleared
6 4 (1.40%) HNC
6 4 (1.40%) HND
6 4 (1.40%) MCSD
7 3 (1.05%) DBS Check
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (4.55%) QA
2 4 (1.40%) Data Quality
System Software
1 12 (4.20%) Firmware
2 2 (0.70%) Cygwin
3 1 (0.35%) Docker
Vendors
1 69 (24.13%) Microsoft
2 35 (12.24%) Oracle
3 14 (4.90%) Xamarin
4 10 (3.50%) Progress
5 7 (2.45%) Sophos
6 3 (1.05%) DevExpress
6 3 (1.05%) Facebook
6 3 (1.05%) Google
7 1 (0.35%) Apple
7 1 (0.35%) Cognos
7 1 (0.35%) New Relic
7 1 (0.35%) Nintex
7 1 (0.35%) Salesforce.com
7 1 (0.35%) SAP
7 1 (0.35%) Trillium
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Redrock Consulting Ltd
Salary: £22500 - £25000 per annum + Bonus, Training + Benefits
Posted: 8 hours ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Searchability
Salary: £22000 - £23000 per annum
Posted: 9 hours ago
Cambridgeshire
ReThink Recruitment
Posted: 10 hours ago
Edinburgh, Midlothian
Harvey Nash plc
Posted: 15 hours ago
London
Etech Partners
Salary: To 30K + Bonus + Bens
Posted: 2 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Colston Consulting
Salary: £20000 - £24000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Newport, Gwent
Resource Management
Salary: £25000 - £30000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Wallingford, Oxfordshire
Go Partnership.
Salary: From £22,000 to £25,000 per annum + Benefits + Training
Posted: 2 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Computer People
Salary: £25000.00 - £32000.00 per annum + Benefit
Posted: 2 days ago
Central London / West End
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: circa 20,000 plus benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Softweb Resourcing Limited
Salary: From £25,000 to £35,000 per annum Best training, progression, pension,
Posted: 3 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Exposed Solutions
Salary: £20000 - £30000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Bristol, Avon
Sanderson
Salary: £20000 - £25000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £18000 - £25000 per annum + excellent training and benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Southampton, Hampshire
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £20000 - £25000 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Sanderson
Salary: £25000.00 - £30000.00 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Bromley, Kent
Ashdown IT
Salary: £25000 per annum + training, benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Runcorn
Applause IT Ltd
Salary: £20000 - £25000 per annum + Bonus, Great Benefits
Posted: 8 days ago
Woking
360 Resourcing Solutions .
Salary: £25k per year
Posted: 9 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Premier IT
Salary: £20000 - £25000 per annum
Posted: 16 days ago
Brighton, East Sussex
Premier IT
Salary: £19000 - £24000 per annum
Posted: 16 days ago
Bristol, Avon
Premier IT
Salary: £19000 - £24000 per annum
Posted: 16 days ago
Newcastle
Give A Grad A Go
Salary: £18k - 22k per year
Posted: 16 days ago
West Midlands
Give A Grad A Go
Salary: £18k - 22k per year
Posted: 16 days ago
Leatherhead
Recruitment Revolution Limited
Salary: £24,000 - £35,000
Posted: 23 days ago
Stratford-Upon-Avon, Warwickshire
Enable
Salary: £32,000 per annum
Posted: 25 days ago