The statistics below represent IT jobs advertised across the UK that had Graduate Software Engineer featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the salaries offered over the 3 months to 10 December 2016 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
10 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Graduate Software Engineer
Rank 785 814 797
Rank change year-on-year
+29 -17
Permanent jobs requiring a Graduate Software Engineer 97 150 181
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.11% 0.14% 0.16%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.11% 0.15% 0.16%
Number of salaries quoted 86 127 159
Median salary £26,250 £26,000 £25,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+0.96% +4.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £20,500 £20,500
10% offered a salary of more than £32,150 £30,000 £31,400
UK excluding London median salary £25,250 £26,000 £25,000
% change year-on-year
-2.88% +4.00%

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
86446 102226 109753
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 96.45% 96.57% 96.67%
Number of salaries quoted 71817 85217 90858
Median salary £45,500 £45,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+1.11% -
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £69,000 £70,000
UK excluding London median salary £41,500 £41,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+1.21% +2.50%

Graduate Software Engineer
Jobs Demand Trend

The demand trend of job ads that featured Graduate Software Engineer in the job title.

Graduate Software Engineer Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

Graduate Software Engineer
Salary Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Graduate Software Engineer within the UK.

Graduate Software Engineer Salary Trend in the UK

Graduate Software Engineer
Salary Histogram

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Graduate Software Engineer over the 3 months to 10 December 2016 within the UK.

Graduate Software Engineer Salary Histogram in the UK

Graduate Software Engineer
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 Engineer within the UK over the 3 months to 10 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 +7 92 £26,500 +1.92% 22
South East +65 42 £27,500 +3.77% 5
East of England +10 24 £30,000 +30.43% 3
Berkshire +52 15 £30,000 +15.38% 2
Surrey +36 15 £24,500 -7.54% 2
Cambridge +26 14 £31,000 +27.83% 3
Cambridgeshire +11 14 £31,000 +33.33% 3
Bracknell +8 13 £30,000 +15.38% 2
London +25 11 £30,250 +14.15% 5
Weybridge - 9 £27,500 -
North West -15 5 £23,496 -21.68% 2
Horley - 5 £24,500 -
Essex +13 4 £24,000 -
Hampshire +8 4 £25,000 -16.66% 1
East Midlands +7 4 £25,750 -9.64% 1
South West -3 4 £24,000 -4.00% 6
Chelmsford -5 4 £24,000 -
West Midlands -16 4 £21,000 -2.32%
Oxfordshire +33 3 £27,500 +10.00%
Scotland +27 3 £22,500 -18.18%
Buckinghamshire +19 3 £22,500 -15.09%
Milton Keynes +15 3 £22,500 -15.09%
Hertfordshire -1 3 £31,000 +1.63%
Leicestershire -2 3 £26,000 -8.77%
Leicester -3 3 £26,000 -8.77%
Ipswich -7 3 £20,500 -
Suffolk -19 3 £20,500 -
Edinburgh - 3 £22,500 -
Preston - 3 £23,496 -
Lancashire - 3 £23,496 -

Graduate Software Engineer Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 10 December 2016, Graduate Software Engineer 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 Engineer in the job title.

1 262 (97.04%) Software Engineering
2 169 (62.59%) Degree
3 146 (54.07%) Computer Science
4 138 (51.11%) C++
5 137 (50.74%) Java
6 123 (45.56%) C#
7 87 (32.22%) Mathematics
8 71 (26.30%) JavaScript
9 70 (25.93%) C
10 67 (24.81%) HTML
11 59 (21.85%) .NET
11 59 (21.85%) Physics
12 57 (21.11%) Agile Software Development
13 52 (19.26%) SQL
14 51 (18.89%) Python
15 49 (18.15%) CSS
16 48 (17.78%) OO
17 40 (14.81%) Linux
18 32 (11.85%) Oracle
19 29 (10.74%) Windows
19 29 (10.74%) TDD
20 28 (10.37%) SQL Server
21 26 (9.63%) AngularJS
21 26 (9.63%) Analytical Skills
22 24 (8.89%) ASP.NET
23 23 (8.52%) Relational Database
24 22 (8.15%) HTML5
25 21 (7.78%) Node.js
25 21 (7.78%) Games
25 21 (7.78%) Scrum

Graduate Software Engineer 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 8 (2.96%) Tomcat
2 7 (2.59%) Apache
3 2 (0.74%) JBoss
4 1 (0.37%) IIS
4 1 (0.37%) OpenStack
4 1 (0.37%) Oracle SOA Suite
4 1 (0.37%) SharePoint
4 1 (0.37%) WebLogic
4 1 (0.37%) WebSphere
Applications
1 8 (2.96%) MS Excel
2 7 (2.59%) MS Office
3 1 (0.37%) Simulink
Cloud Services
1 11 (4.07%) iTunes
2 3 (1.11%) GitHub
2 3 (1.11%) SaaS
3 2 (0.74%) Amazon AWS
3 2 (0.74%) Microsoft Azure
4 1 (0.37%) Cloud Computing
4 1 (0.37%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 7 (2.59%) TCP/IP
2 6 (2.22%) Wireless
3 3 (1.11%) 3G
3 3 (1.11%) HTTP
3 3 (1.11%) Remote Desktop
3 3 (1.11%) Wi-Fi
4 2 (0.74%) FTP
4 2 (0.74%) Kerberos
4 2 (0.74%) LDAP
4 2 (0.74%) Skype
5 1 (0.37%) Ethernet
5 1 (0.37%) ISDN
5 1 (0.37%) Network Security
5 1 (0.37%) RFID
5 1 (0.37%) Software-Defined Radio
5 1 (0.37%) VoIP
5 1 (0.37%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 28 (10.37%) SQL Server
2 23 (8.52%) Relational Database
3 17 (6.30%) MongoDB
3 17 (6.30%) MySQL
4 7 (2.59%) Apache Cassandra
4 7 (2.59%) Big Data
4 7 (2.59%) Oracle Database
5 5 (1.85%) Data Mining
6 3 (1.11%) Hadoop
6 3 (1.11%) NoSQL
7 2 (0.74%) Oracle Database 10g
8 1 (0.37%) RDBMS
8 1 (0.37%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 11 (4.07%) Visual Studio
2 6 (2.22%) JUnit
3 5 (1.85%) NUnit
3 5 (1.85%) TeamCity
4 4 (1.48%) Git (software)
4 4 (1.48%) Jenkins
4 4 (1.48%) Selenium
5 3 (1.11%) Jasmine
5 3 (1.11%) JSUnit
5 3 (1.11%) Mockito
5 3 (1.11%) Subversion
5 3 (1.11%) Travis CI
6 2 (0.74%) PROIV
6 2 (0.74%) Team Foundation Server
6 2 (0.74%) TortoiseSVN
7 1 (0.37%) Bower
7 1 (0.37%) Cucumber
7 1 (0.37%) GCC
7 1 (0.37%) Grunt
7 1 (0.37%) gulp
General
1 21 (7.78%) Games
2 16 (5.93%) Finance
2 16 (5.93%) Music Industry
3 11 (4.07%) Electronics
4 9 (3.33%) Telecoms
5 7 (2.59%) Automotive
6 6 (2.22%) Publishing
7 5 (1.85%) Military
8 4 (1.48%) Manufacturing
8 4 (1.48%) Retail
9 3 (1.11%) Front Office
10 2 (0.74%) Back Office
11 1 (0.37%) Advertising
11 1 (0.37%) Aerospace
11 1 (0.37%) French Language
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 67 (24.81%) HTML
2 59 (21.85%) .NET
3 49 (18.15%) CSS
4 26 (9.63%) AngularJS
5 24 (8.89%) ASP.NET
6 22 (8.15%) HTML5
7 21 (7.78%) Node.js
8 16 (5.93%) jQuery
9 15 (5.56%) CSS3
9 15 (5.56%) Web Services
10 13 (4.81%) WCF
10 13 (4.81%) XML
11 11 (4.07%) JSON
12 10 (3.70%) SOAP
13 9 (3.33%) Qt
14 8 (2.96%) J2EE
14 8 (2.96%) KnockoutJS
14 8 (2.96%) WPF
15 7 (2.59%) ASP.NET Web API
15 7 (2.59%) RabbitMQ
Miscellaneous
1 146 (54.07%) Computer Science
2 87 (32.22%) Mathematics
3 59 (21.85%) Physics
4 26 (9.63%) Analytical Skills
5 11 (4.07%) Algorithms
6 9 (3.33%) Embedded Systems
7 6 (2.22%) Artificial Intelligence
8 5 (1.85%) User Experience
9 4 (1.48%) Data Structures
9 4 (1.48%) Driving Licence
10 3 (1.11%) Blackberry
10 3 (1.11%) Fintech
10 3 (1.11%) Hedge funds
10 3 (1.11%) iPad
10 3 (1.11%) iPhone
10 3 (1.11%) Robotics
11 2 (0.74%) Device Driver
12 1 (0.37%) BBC
12 1 (0.37%) Online Games
12 1 (0.37%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 40 (14.81%) Linux
2 29 (10.74%) Windows
3 14 (5.19%) Embedded Linux
4 9 (3.33%) Unix
5 7 (2.59%) Android
5 7 (2.59%) VxWorks
6 5 (1.85%) Apple iOS
7 3 (1.11%) Solaris
7 3 (1.11%) Windows Server
7 3 (1.11%) Windows Server 2003
7 3 (1.11%) Windows Server 2008
7 3 (1.11%) Windows XP
8 2 (0.74%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 262 (97.04%) Software Engineering
2 57 (21.11%) Agile Software Development
3 48 (17.78%) OO
4 29 (10.74%) TDD
5 21 (7.78%) Scrum
6 20 (7.41%) Open Source
7 19 (7.04%) Multithreading
7 19 (7.04%) OOP
7 19 (7.04%) SDLC
8 16 (5.93%) Continuous Integration
9 15 (5.56%) DevOps
10 12 (4.44%) Continuous Delivery
10 12 (4.44%) Kanban
10 12 (4.44%) Knowledge Management
10 12 (4.44%) MVC
10 12 (4.44%) Root Cause Analysis
10 12 (4.44%) Technical Architecture
10 12 (4.44%) Web Development
11 11 (4.07%) Cybersecurity
12 9 (3.33%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 138 (51.11%) C++
2 137 (50.74%) Java
3 123 (45.56%) C#
4 71 (26.30%) JavaScript
5 70 (25.93%) C
6 52 (19.26%) SQL
7 51 (18.89%) Python
8 18 (6.67%) PHP
9 16 (5.93%) PL/SQL
10 11 (4.07%) MATLAB
11 9 (3.33%) Perl
12 7 (2.59%) F#
12 7 (2.59%) Haskell
13 5 (1.85%) Ruby
13 5 (1.85%) VC++
14 4 (1.48%) Objective-C
14 4 (1.48%) TypeScript
15 3 (1.11%) Bash Shell
15 3 (1.11%) T-SQL
16 2 (0.74%) VB
Qualifications
1 169 (62.59%) Degree
2 18 (6.67%) PhD
3 17 (6.30%) Security Cleared
4 9 (3.33%) SC Cleared
5 3 (1.11%) DBS Check
5 3 (1.11%) HND
6 2 (0.74%) DV Cleared
6 2 (0.74%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (2.59%) QA
2 2 (0.74%) ISO 9001
2 2 (0.74%) ISO13485
3 1 (0.37%) DO-178B
System Software
1 6 (2.22%) Firmware
2 3 (1.11%) Active Directory
2 3 (1.11%) Terminal Services
3 2 (0.74%) Docker
3 2 (0.74%) NFS
4 1 (0.37%) Virtual Machines
Vendors
1 32 (11.85%) Oracle
2 18 (6.67%) Microsoft
3 5 (1.85%) PayPal
4 3 (1.11%) Citrix
4 3 (1.11%) Intel Security
4 3 (1.11%) Sophos
4 3 (1.11%) Xamarin
5 2 (0.74%) Perforce
5 2 (0.74%) Red Hat
6 1 (0.37%) CA Agile Central
6 1 (0.37%) Embarcadero
6 1 (0.37%) Freescale
6 1 (0.37%) Wonderware
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