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 22 February 2017 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
22 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Graduate Software Developer
UK
Rank 710 814 776
Rank change year-on-year
+104 -38
Permanent jobs requiring a Graduate Software Developer 152 138 179
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.18% 0.13% 0.17%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.19% 0.14% 0.18%
Number of salaries quoted 94 122 155
Median salary £25,000 £25,000 £22,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
- +11.11%
90% offered a salary of more than £21,500 £20,500 £20,000
10% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £32,500 £30,000
UK excluding London median salary £25,000 £24,000 £22,500
% change year-on-year
+4.16% +6.66%

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
80896 98772 101805
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 96.33% 96.45% 96.68%
Number of salaries quoted 67167 82902 84090
Median salary £45,344 £45,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+0.76% -
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £72,500 £70,000 £70,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,000 £42,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +5.00%

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 22 February 2017 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 22 February 2017. 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 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 +89 148 £25,000 - 27
South West +64 60 £30,000 +33.33% 2
Bristol +43 52 - -
East of England +34 29 £26,500 +29.26% 4
South East +55 28 £25,000 - 4
Cambridgeshire +20 20 £27,500 -6.77% 3
Cambridge +24 17 £27,500 -6.77% 3
West Midlands +16 11 £22,250 -7.29% 2
North West -20 9 £24,000 -5.88% 2
Berkshire +46 8 £25,000 - 1
Hampshire +17 8 £26,750 +7.00%
London +46 6 £25,000 -9.09% 10
Essex +27 6 £24,000 +14.28%
Chelmsford -4 6 £24,000 -
Manchester -17 6 £24,000 -5.88%
Bournemouth - 6 £30,000 - 1
Dorset - 6 £30,000 - 1
Surrey +41 5 £23,000 -26.98% 1
Yorkshire +35 4 £23,250 +8.13% 2
Buckinghamshire +25 4 £28,990 -4.88%
Milton Keynes +20 4 £28,990 -4.88%
Reading +42 3 £34,000 +58.13%
Oxfordshire +17 3 £25,000 - 2
Birmingham +15 3 £22,000 -12.00%
Worcestershire -7 3 £23,000 -8.00% 1
Oxford - 3 £25,000 - 1
Bradford - 3 £21,500 -
Basingstoke - 3 £27,500 -
Dorking - 3 £23,000 -
Wokingham - 3 £25,000 - 1

Graduate Software Developer Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 22 February 2017, 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.

1 218 (67.91%) Computer Science
2 214 (66.67%) Java
3 180 (56.07%) C++
4 167 (52.02%) SQL
5 154 (47.98%) Degree
6 153 (47.66%) Mathematics
7 147 (45.79%) C#
8 141 (43.93%) .NET
9 125 (38.94%) OO
10 119 (37.07%) SDLC
11 98 (30.53%) XML
12 81 (25.23%) Software Engineering
13 78 (24.30%) JavaScript
14 73 (22.74%) HTML
15 64 (19.94%) Agile Software Development
16 59 (18.38%) ASP.NET
17 57 (17.76%) CSS
18 53 (16.51%) C
19 47 (14.64%) Python
20 46 (14.33%) SQL Server
21 45 (14.02%) MVC
22 42 (13.08%) Linux
22 42 (13.08%) Physics
23 40 (12.46%) Windows
24 39 (12.15%) Microsoft
25 36 (11.21%) OOP
25 36 (11.21%) Algorithms
26 32 (9.97%) PHP
27 26 (8.10%) Mobile App
28 25 (7.79%) Android

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 15 (4.67%) SharePoint
2 3 (0.93%) WebSphere
3 2 (0.62%) JBoss
4 1 (0.31%) CMS
4 1 (0.31%) Elasticsearch
4 1 (0.31%) WordPress
Applications
1 12 (3.74%) MS Excel
2 3 (0.93%) MS Office
3 2 (0.62%) MS Visio
4 1 (0.31%) Adobe Illustrator
4 1 (0.31%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 1 (0.31%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 2 (0.62%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (0.31%) Cloud Computing
2 1 (0.31%) GitHub
2 1 (0.31%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (0.62%) DHCP
1 2 (0.62%) DNS
1 2 (0.62%) HTTP
1 2 (0.62%) SNMP
2 1 (0.31%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 46 (14.33%) SQL Server
2 6 (1.87%) Relational Database
3 5 (1.56%) Big Data
3 5 (1.56%) MySQL
4 2 (0.62%) Apache Cassandra
5 1 (0.31%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 24 (7.48%) Visual Studio
2 18 (5.61%) Team Foundation Server
3 9 (2.80%) Git (software)
4 8 (2.49%) TeamCity
5 5 (1.56%) FitNesse
5 5 (1.56%) Octopus Deploy
6 3 (0.93%) Mercurial
7 2 (0.62%) Cucumber
7 2 (0.62%) Maven
7 2 (0.62%) NUnit
7 2 (0.62%) Selenium
8 1 (0.31%) Eclipse
8 1 (0.31%) JIRA
8 1 (0.31%) JUnit
General
1 18 (5.61%) Retail
2 16 (4.98%) Finance
3 15 (4.67%) Banking
3 15 (4.67%) Games
4 11 (3.43%) Automotive
5 5 (1.56%) Legal
6 4 (1.25%) Marketing
6 4 (1.25%) Military
7 3 (0.93%) Local Government
7 3 (0.93%) Manufacturing
7 3 (0.93%) Telecoms
8 2 (0.62%) Law
9 1 (0.31%) Advertising
9 1 (0.31%) Billing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 141 (43.93%) .NET
2 98 (30.53%) XML
3 73 (22.74%) HTML
4 59 (18.38%) ASP.NET
5 57 (17.76%) CSS
6 25 (7.79%) HTML5
7 23 (7.17%) ASP.NET MVC
8 17 (5.30%) AngularJS
8 17 (5.30%) jQuery
9 16 (4.98%) Web Services
10 14 (4.36%) WPF
11 13 (4.05%) WCF
12 10 (3.12%) ASP.NET Web API
13 8 (2.49%) Ajax
13 8 (2.49%) RESTful
14 7 (2.18%) CSS3
15 6 (1.87%) Spring
16 5 (1.56%) DCOM
16 5 (1.56%) Hibernate
16 5 (1.56%) MAPI
Miscellaneous
1 218 (67.91%) Computer Science
2 36 (11.21%) Algorithms
3 26 (8.10%) Mobile App
4 23 (7.17%) Analytical Skills
5 10 (3.12%) Data Structures
5 10 (3.12%) Enterprise Software
6 3 (0.93%) iPad
7 2 (0.62%) BBC
7 2 (0.62%) Blackberry
8 1 (0.31%) e-Learning
8 1 (0.31%) Online Games
8 1 (0.31%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 42 (13.08%) Linux
2 40 (12.46%) Windows
3 25 (7.79%) Android
4 17 (5.30%) Apple iOS
5 7 (2.18%) Mac OS
6 2 (0.62%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 153 (47.66%) Mathematics
2 125 (38.94%) OO
3 119 (37.07%) SDLC
4 81 (25.23%) Software Engineering
5 64 (19.94%) Agile Software Development
6 45 (14.02%) MVC
7 42 (13.08%) Physics
8 36 (11.21%) OOP
9 20 (6.23%) Scrum
10 18 (5.61%) BDD
10 18 (5.61%) Multithreading
10 18 (5.61%) Web Development
11 17 (5.30%) TDD
12 14 (4.36%) Process Management
12 14 (4.36%) Waterfall
13 11 (3.43%) Continuous Improvement
14 9 (2.80%) OOD
14 9 (2.80%) Software Testing
14 9 (2.80%) Unit Testing
15 8 (2.49%) Front End Development
Programming Languages
1 214 (66.67%) Java
2 180 (56.07%) C++
3 167 (52.02%) SQL
4 147 (45.79%) C#
5 78 (24.30%) JavaScript
6 53 (16.51%) C
7 47 (14.64%) Python
8 32 (9.97%) PHP
9 14 (4.36%) VB.NET
10 10 (3.12%) Objective-C
11 6 (1.87%) T-SQL
12 5 (1.56%) Ruby
13 3 (0.93%) Delphi
13 3 (0.93%) Perl
14 2 (0.62%) Assembly Language
14 2 (0.62%) CoffeeScript
14 2 (0.62%) F#
14 2 (0.62%) Pascal
14 2 (0.62%) R
14 2 (0.62%) VBA
Qualifications
1 154 (47.98%) Degree
2 25 (7.79%) PhD
3 5 (1.56%) Microsoft Certification
3 5 (1.56%) Security Cleared
4 3 (0.93%) BPSS Clearance
4 3 (0.93%) HND
5 2 (0.62%) DBS Check
6 1 (0.31%) ISEB
6 1 (0.31%) MCSD
6 1 (0.31%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (2.80%) QA
2 1 (0.31%) SDET
System Software
1 3 (0.93%) Docker
Vendors
1 39 (12.15%) Microsoft
2 16 (4.98%) Oracle
3 6 (1.87%) Xamarin
4 2 (0.62%) Apple
4 2 (0.62%) Facebook
4 2 (0.62%) Google
4 2 (0.62%) LexisNexis
5 1 (0.31%) Adobe
5 1 (0.31%) Dell
5 1 (0.31%) IBM
5 1 (0.31%) Nintex
Woking, Surrey
Ashdown IT
Salary: £21000 - £23000 per annum + training + benefits
Posted: 15 hours ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
The One Group
Salary: £20k - 30k per year + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Oxford, Oxfordshire
Corriculo
Salary: From £20,000 to £30,000 per annum
Posted: 9 hours ago
London
Recruitment Genius Ltd
Salary: £20000 - £35000 per annum
Posted: 16 hours ago
Bromsgrove
Recruitment Genius Ltd
Salary: £13000 - £18000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Halifax, West Yorkshire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £18000 - £22000 per annum + Excellent Benefits & Training
Posted: 7 hours ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Computer People
Salary: £25000.00 - £30000.00 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
London
Oho Group Ltd.
Salary: £28 - £50 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Client Server
Salary: £25k to £35k + bonus + benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Central London / West End
Oho Group Ltd.
Salary: £28000 - £35000 per annum, Benefits Bonus + Benefits + Great Working E
Posted: Yesterday
London
Client Server
Salary: £25,000 to £35,000 + bonus + benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Central London / West End
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 25K DOE
Posted: 2 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
ECM Selection
Salary: £25k - £35k dep. on experience + bonus
Posted: 5 days ago
London
OHO Group Ltd.
Salary: £25000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: 7 days ago
Northwich, Cheshire
Applause IT Innovation
Salary: £20000 - £25000 per annum + + Benefits Package
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Oho Group Ltd.
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 5 days ago
Bicester, Oxfordshire
Net Recruit.co.uk Ltd
Salary: £22,000 - £30,000 + Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Rotherham, South Yorkshire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £18000 - £25000 per annum + Excellent Training & Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Newcastle Upon Tyne, Tyne and Wear
Give-A-Grad-A-Go Ltd
Salary: £20k - 24k per year
Posted: 8 days ago
London
Talent Point
Salary: £20000.00 - £25000.00 per annum
Posted: 9 days ago
Chorley, Lancashire
Applause IT Innovation
Salary: £18000 - £22000 per annum + Pension, Health, Training
Posted: 5 days ago
Bath, Avon
People Source Consulting
Posted: 5 days ago
Stratford-Upon-Avon, Warwickshire
Enable
Salary: £32,000 per annum
Posted: 20 days ago
Bournemouth
Spectrum IT
Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum
Posted: 23 days ago
Wokingham
Spectrum IT
Salary: £20000 - £30000 per annum
Posted: 23 days ago