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 August 2016 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
28 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Graduate Software Developer
Rank 708 784 761
Rank change year-on-year
+76 -23
Permanent jobs requiring a Graduate Software Developer 191 193 233
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.20% 0.18% 0.20%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.21% 0.18% 0.21%
Number of salaries quoted 177 171 217
Median salary £25,500 £24,500 £24,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+4.08% +2.08%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £20,000 £20,500
10% offered a salary of more than £30,050 £29,000 £30,400
UK excluding London median salary £25,000 £24,000 £23,000
% change year-on-year
+4.16% +4.34%

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
92868 105229 112076
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 96.34% 96.21% 96.45%
Number of salaries quoted 78150 87307 90374
Median salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+5.55% -
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,000 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £72,500 £67,500 £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 August 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 August 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 +65 189 £25,500 +6.25% 27
London +71 55 £25,500 -12.06% 8
South East +31 46 £27,000 +20.00% 5
East of England +4 39 £26,500 +10.41% 6
West Midlands +4 25 £27,500 +22.22%
Cambridgeshire +24 20 £28,500 -15.55% 2
Cambridge +24 19 £28,500 -15.55% 2
Hampshire +22 16 £28,750 +47.43% 2
Surrey +32 12 £27,000 +31.70% 1
Berkshire +7 10 £23,500 -2.08% 2
Hertfordshire +21 9 £23,500 -9.61% 2
Birmingham -15 9 £27,500 +1.85%
Orpington - 9 £22,500 -
Basingstoke - 9 £27,500 - 1
South West -12 8 £24,000 - 6
North West +13 7 £22,000 -13.72% 1
Staffordshire +8 7 £24,000 +3.22%
Oxfordshire -8 7 £23,500 -6.00%
Wallingford - 7 £23,500 -
Stoke-on-Trent - 7 £24,000 -
Reigate - 7 £27,000 -
Yorkshire +31 5 £22,500 -2.17% 1
Bristol +6 5 £24,000 - 4
Ipswich -7 5 £30,250 +21.00%
Suffolk -18 5 £30,250 +21.00%
Hungerford - 5 £23,500 -
City of London +43 4 £30,000 +3.44% 1
Essex -4 4 £24,000 +12.94% 1
Manchester -13 4 £21,000 -17.64% 1
Southampton - 4 £30,000 -

Graduate Software Developer Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 28 August 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.

1 249 (70.94%) Degree
2 189 (53.85%) C#
3 172 (49.00%) Computer Science
4 168 (47.86%) .NET
5 164 (46.72%) Java
6 161 (45.87%) SQL
7 149 (42.45%) C++
8 124 (35.33%) HTML
9 116 (33.05%) Software Engineering
10 107 (30.48%) JavaScript
11 94 (26.78%) Agile Software Development
12 91 (25.93%) Microsoft
13 84 (23.93%) CSS
14 73 (20.80%) Mathematics
15 71 (20.23%) OO
15 71 (20.23%) Python
16 60 (17.09%) ASP.NET
17 56 (15.95%) HTML5
17 56 (15.95%) SDLC
18 50 (14.25%) OOP
18 50 (14.25%) Windows
19 49 (13.96%) PHP
19 49 (13.96%) MVC
20 48 (13.68%) C
21 45 (12.82%) Oracle
21 45 (12.82%) SQL Server
22 43 (12.25%) Linux
22 43 (12.25%) jQuery
22 43 (12.25%) Analytical Skills
23 41 (11.68%) Physics

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 24 (6.84%) SharePoint
2 5 (1.42%) Oracle Coherence
2 5 (1.42%) Tomcat
3 4 (1.14%) Apache
4 3 (0.85%) Confluence
5 2 (0.57%) CMS
5 2 (0.57%) IIS
5 2 (0.57%) nginx
6 1 (0.28%) Mule
6 1 (0.28%) Mule ESB
6 1 (0.28%) WebLogic
6 1 (0.28%) WordPress
Applications
1 29 (8.26%) MS Excel
2 5 (1.42%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (0.28%) ProductWriter
1 1 (0.28%) SystmOne
Cloud Services
1 11 (3.13%) iTunes
2 6 (1.71%) Amazon AWS
3 4 (1.14%) GitHub
4 3 (0.85%) Microsoft Azure
5 1 (0.28%) Amazon EC2
5 1 (0.28%) Amazon S3
Communications & Networking
1 8 (2.28%) Network Security
2 3 (0.85%) AMQP
2 3 (0.85%) HTTP
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 45 (12.82%) SQL Server
2 28 (7.98%) Relational Database
3 14 (3.99%) MySQL
4 9 (2.56%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 8 (2.28%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 8 (2.28%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 7 (1.99%) Data Warehouse
6 7 (1.99%) SQL Server 2005
6 7 (1.99%) SQL Server 2008
6 7 (1.99%) SQL Server 2012
7 5 (1.42%) Big Data
7 5 (1.42%) MongoDB
7 5 (1.42%) Oracle Database
8 2 (0.57%) Informix
8 2 (0.57%) NoSQL
8 2 (0.57%) OrientDB
8 2 (0.57%) PostgreSQL
8 2 (0.57%) RDBMS
9 1 (0.28%) Hadoop
9 1 (0.28%) SQLite
Development Applications
1 39 (11.11%) Visual Studio
2 27 (7.69%) Team Foundation Server
3 17 (4.84%) Subversion
4 11 (3.13%) Bugzilla
4 11 (3.13%) Trac
5 8 (2.28%) JUnit
5 8 (2.28%) NUnit
6 7 (1.99%) Moq
6 7 (1.99%) MSTest
7 6 (1.71%) Git (software)
8 5 (1.42%) Eclipse
8 5 (1.42%) JIRA
9 4 (1.14%) Gradle
9 4 (1.14%) Maven
10 3 (0.85%) Jenkins
10 3 (0.85%) Mercurial
10 3 (0.85%) PHPUnit
11 2 (0.57%) CruiseControl
11 2 (0.57%) Selenium
11 2 (0.57%) WebDriver
General
1 32 (9.12%) Games
2 26 (7.41%) Retail
3 21 (5.98%) Banking
4 20 (5.70%) Finance
5 11 (3.13%) Music Industry
6 5 (1.42%) Aerospace
7 4 (1.14%) Telecoms
8 1 (0.28%) Financial Institution
8 1 (0.28%) Investment Banking
8 1 (0.28%) Law
8 1 (0.28%) Legal
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 168 (47.86%) .NET
2 124 (35.33%) HTML
3 84 (23.93%) CSS
4 60 (17.09%) ASP.NET
5 56 (15.95%) HTML5
6 43 (12.25%) jQuery
7 28 (7.98%) ASP.NET MVC
8 23 (6.55%) AngularJS
8 23 (6.55%) Web Services
9 18 (5.13%) CSS3
9 18 (5.13%) WCF
9 18 (5.13%) XML
10 14 (3.99%) Ajax
10 14 (3.99%) Spring
11 13 (3.70%) React
12 12 (3.42%) .NET Framework
13 11 (3.13%) Backbone.js
13 11 (3.13%) J2EE
13 11 (3.13%) Marionette.js
13 11 (3.13%) RequireJS
Miscellaneous
1 172 (49.00%) Computer Science
2 73 (20.80%) Mathematics
3 43 (12.25%) Analytical Skills
4 41 (11.68%) Physics
5 24 (6.84%) Algorithms
6 21 (5.98%) Mobile App
7 14 (3.99%) Hedge funds
8 9 (2.56%) Data Structures
9 5 (1.42%) Enterprise Software
9 5 (1.42%) User Experience
10 2 (0.57%) Statistics
11 1 (0.28%) 3D Graphics
11 1 (0.28%) Arduino
11 1 (0.28%) Blockchain
11 1 (0.28%) Chemistry
11 1 (0.28%) Client/Server
11 1 (0.28%) Cryptography
11 1 (0.28%) Cyber Attack
11 1 (0.28%) Fintech
11 1 (0.28%) Streaming Video
Operating Systems
1 50 (14.25%) Windows
2 43 (12.25%) Linux
3 19 (5.41%) Unix
4 13 (3.70%) Android
5 12 (3.42%) Apple iOS
6 4 (1.14%) Windows Mobile
7 2 (0.57%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 116 (33.05%) Software Engineering
2 94 (26.78%) Agile Software Development
3 71 (20.23%) OO
4 56 (15.95%) SDLC
5 50 (14.25%) OOP
6 49 (13.96%) MVC
7 28 (7.98%) Web Development
8 22 (6.27%) Scrum
9 20 (5.70%) TDD
10 17 (4.84%) BDD
10 17 (4.84%) Process Management
11 15 (4.27%) Waterfall
12 14 (3.99%) Mobile Development
12 14 (3.99%) OOD
13 13 (3.70%) UML
14 11 (3.13%) Responsive Web Design
14 11 (3.13%) SOA
14 11 (3.13%) Unit Testing
15 10 (2.85%) Coaching
15 10 (2.85%) Continuous Delivery
Programming Languages
1 189 (53.85%) C#
2 164 (46.72%) Java
3 161 (45.87%) SQL
4 149 (42.45%) C++
5 107 (30.48%) JavaScript
6 71 (20.23%) Python
7 49 (13.96%) PHP
8 48 (13.68%) C
9 22 (6.27%) VBA
10 19 (5.41%) Ruby
11 14 (3.99%) VB.NET
12 13 (3.70%) TypeScript
13 12 (3.42%) Bash Shell
13 12 (3.42%) T-SQL
14 11 (3.13%) Perl
15 10 (2.85%) Objective-C
16 9 (2.56%) Tcl
16 9 (2.56%) VB
17 8 (2.28%) PL/SQL
18 6 (1.71%) Delphi
Qualifications
1 249 (70.94%) Degree
2 15 (4.27%) PhD
3 9 (2.56%) SC Cleared
3 9 (2.56%) Security Cleared
4 8 (2.28%) Microsoft Certification
5 2 (0.57%) DBS Check
6 1 (0.28%) Cisco Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (1.99%) QA
System Software
1 5 (1.42%) Docker
2 2 (0.57%) VirtualBox
2 2 (0.57%) zsh
Systems Management
1 2 (0.57%) Opscode Chef
1 2 (0.57%) Puppet
2 1 (0.28%) Ansible
Vendors
1 91 (25.93%) Microsoft
2 45 (12.82%) Oracle
3 24 (6.84%) Progress
4 6 (1.71%) Dell
5 5 (1.42%) Xamarin
6 2 (0.57%) Atlassian
6 2 (0.57%) Google
7 1 (0.28%) Cisco
7 1 (0.28%) New Relic
7 1 (0.28%) Sophos
7 1 (0.28%) Trillium
7 1 (0.28%) Zend
Wiltshire
ComputerWorld Personnel Ltd
Salary: £18000.0000 - £25000.0000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
The Bridge Ltd
Salary: Up to £25,000 per annum + Benefits and traning
Posted: 3 days ago
Fareham, Hampshire
X4 Group
Salary: £25k - 35k per year
Posted: 2 days ago
Bristol, Avon
Fuse
Posted: 3 days ago
Weybridge, Surrey
Oho Group Ltd.
Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum, Benefits International travel, company soci
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Oho Group Ltd.
Salary: £26000 - £32000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £18000 - £22000 per annum + Excellent Benefits + Bonuses
Posted: 6 days ago
London
Oho Group Ltd.
Salary: £25000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Letchworth Garden City, Hertfordshire
Searchability
Salary: £20000 - £25000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Chelmsford, Essex
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 24k + Training + Contributory pension + 25 days holiday
Posted: 3 days ago
Luton, Bedfordshire
Actis Recruitment.
Salary: From £19,000 to £21,500 per annum + benefits inc pension & share optio
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Recital Consulting
Salary: £25000 - £30000 Per Annum Plus Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Newbury, Berkshire
Redrock Consulting Ltd
Salary: 10% Bonus, pension and more
Posted: 6 days ago
Bath, Avon
People Source Consulting
Posted: 2 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Computer People
Salary: £25000.00 - £30000.00 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Softweb Resourcing Limited
Salary: From £25,000 to £35,000 per annum Best training, progression, pension,
Posted: 5 days ago
Berkshire
Haybrook IT Resourcing Ltd
Salary: From £20,000 to £25,000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Huxley
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 10 days ago
City, London
Futureheads Recruitment Ltd
Salary: From £23,000 to £28,000 per annum based on experience
Posted: 5 days ago
Bristol, Avon
Redrock Consulting Ltd
Salary: £20000 - £25000 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Teddington, Middlesex
Bluetownonline
Salary: £24000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Bristol, Avon
People Source Consulting
Salary: £20000 - £25000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
London
Recruitment Genius Ltd
Salary: £20000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: 10 days ago
St. Albans, Hertfordshire
Understanding Recruitment
Salary: £30000 - £34000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Basingstoke
Spectrum IT
Salary: £25000 - £30000 per annum
Posted: 17 days ago
London
OHO Group Ltd.
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 19 days ago