The first table below looks at the demand for the Graduate Software Engineer 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 Engineer in their job title over the 3 months to 24 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Job Titles currently tracked.

Location
3 months to
24 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Graduate Software Engineer
Rank 740 731 757
Rank change year-on-year
-9 +26
Permanent jobs requiring a Graduate Software Engineer 175 138 147
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.15% 0.13% 0.12%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.16% 0.13% 0.13%
Number of salaries quoted 158 129 134
Average salary £24,000 £25,500 £25,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-5.88% +2.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £19,500 £20,500 £21,000
10% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £30,000 £30,000
UK excluding London average salary £24,000 £24,500 £24,000
% change year-on-year
-2.04% +2.08%
Job Titles Category
UK
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
111102 102616 112143
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 94.42% 94.25% 95.10%
Number of salaries quoted 90827 85015 96150
Average salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.88% -
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £26,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £70,000 £67,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £38,500 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+3.89% -

Graduate Software Engineer
Jobs Demand Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Graduate Software Engineer in the job title within the UK as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

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 24 July 2014 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 average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Graduate Software Engineer within the UK over the 3 months to 24 July 2014. 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
(Use links below to see detailed
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 +6 165 £24,000 -5.88% 27
South East -7 52 £24,500 -3.92% 8
South West -14 43 £22,500 - 3
East of England -10 30 £27,500 -8.33% 10
Cambridgeshire +2 24 £30,000 - 8
Cambridge -11 24 £30,000 - 8
East Midlands +15 23 £22,500 +12.50% 1
Hampshire +4 22 £24,750 +3.12%
Bristol -6 19 £18,500 -17.77%
Nottinghamshire - 19 £22,500 - 1
Nottingham - 18 £22,500 - 1
Dorset +1 15 £27,500 +34.14% 1
Isle of Wight - 15 £20,500 - 1
London -45 12 £26,750 -10.83% 5
Cowes - 12 £20,500 - 1
Portsmouth - 11 £25,000 -
Gloucestershire +6 9 £21,500 -15.68%
Cheltenham - 8 £21,500 -
Scotland -19 6 £24,000 -2.04%
Bournemouth - 6 £27,500 -
Poole - 6 £27,500 -
Berkshire +10 5 £27,500 +5.76% 4
Surrey +9 5 £25,000 -6.54%
Bracknell - 5 £27,500 -
Yorkshire -25 4 £20,000 -5.88% 1
Leeds -29 4 £20,000 - 1
West Yorkshire -39 4 £20,000 - 1
Reigate - 4 £25,000 -
Southampton +4 3 £27,500 -
Oxfordshire -1 3 £27,000 +5.88% 1

Graduate Software Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 24 July 2014, IT jobs within the UK that cited Graduate Software Engineer 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 Engineer in their job title.

1 298 (98.03%) Software Engineering
2 205 (67.43%) Degree
3 194 (63.82%) Computer Science
4 165 (54.28%) C++
5 146 (48.03%) C#
6 139 (45.72%) Java
7 92 (30.26%) .NET
8 79 (25.99%) HTML
9 78 (25.66%) JavaScript
10 73 (24.01%) Linux
11 72 (23.68%) C
12 61 (20.07%) SQL Server
13 60 (19.74%) ASP.NET
13 60 (19.74%) Microsoft
14 58 (19.08%) OO
15 57 (18.75%) UNIX
16 52 (17.11%) CSS
17 51 (16.78%) Windows
18 49 (16.12%) Finance
18 49 (16.12%) Mathematics
19 39 (12.83%) Physics
20 36 (11.84%) Agile Software Development
20 36 (11.84%) MVC
21 31 (10.20%) MS Excel
22 28 (9.21%) TDD
23 26 (8.55%) Scrum
24 25 (8.22%) Oracle
24 25 (8.22%) QA
25 24 (7.89%) Unit Testing
25 24 (7.89%) OOP

Graduate Software Engineer
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 24 July 2014, IT jobs within the UK that cited Graduate Software Engineer 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 Engineer in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 10 (3.29%) WebSphere
2 7 (2.30%) Tomcat
3 5 (1.64%) Apache
4 3 (0.99%) Oracle SOA Suite
4 3 (0.99%) WebLogic
5 1 (0.33%) Node.js
Applications
1 31 (10.20%) MS Excel
2 2 (0.66%) Simulink
2 2 (0.66%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 16 (5.26%) Oracle BPM
2 2 (0.66%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 16 (5.26%) GitHub
2 3 (0.99%) Amazon AWS
3 2 (0.66%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 10 (3.29%) TCP/IP
2 5 (1.64%) SSL
3 3 (0.99%) HTTP
3 3 (0.99%) Internet
4 1 (0.33%) 4G
4 1 (0.33%) CDMA
4 1 (0.33%) FTP
4 1 (0.33%) LDAP
4 1 (0.33%) Firewall
4 1 (0.33%) 3G
4 1 (0.33%) Kerberos
4 1 (0.33%) Intranet
4 1 (0.33%) LTE
Database & Business Intelligence
1 61 (20.07%) SQL Server
2 5 (1.64%) Relational Database
3 4 (1.32%) MySQL
4 3 (0.99%) NoSQL
5 2 (0.66%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 2 (0.66%) SQL Server 2008
5 2 (0.66%) MongoDB
5 2 (0.66%) Hadoop
5 2 (0.66%) PostgreSQL
6 1 (0.33%) Oracle Database
6 1 (0.33%) RDBMS
6 1 (0.33%) SQLite
6 1 (0.33%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 24 (7.89%) Eclipse
2 22 (7.24%) Hudson
3 19 (6.25%) JDeveloper
3 19 (6.25%) Subversion
4 16 (5.26%) Xcode
4 16 (5.26%) Visual Studio
4 16 (5.26%) Git (software)
5 9 (2.96%) Selenium
6 7 (2.30%) VSS/SourceSafe
7 6 (1.97%) JUnit
8 5 (1.64%) Jenkins
8 5 (1.64%) FitNesse
8 5 (1.64%) Maven
9 4 (1.32%) Ant
10 3 (0.99%) LabVIEW
10 3 (0.99%) Team Foundation Server
11 2 (0.66%) JIRA
11 2 (0.66%) JSUnit
11 2 (0.66%) jMock
11 2 (0.66%) WebDriver
General
1 49 (16.12%) Finance
2 20 (6.58%) Telecoms
3 19 (6.25%) Military
4 18 (5.92%) Electronics
4 18 (5.92%) Aerospace
5 14 (4.61%) Games
6 10 (3.29%) Manufacturing
7 4 (1.32%) Marketing
8 3 (0.99%) Retail
9 2 (0.66%) Banking
9 2 (0.66%) Financial Institution
9 2 (0.66%) Advertising
9 2 (0.66%) Automotive
10 1 (0.33%) Multimedia
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 92 (30.26%) .NET
2 79 (25.99%) HTML
3 60 (19.74%) ASP.NET
4 52 (17.11%) CSS
5 23 (7.57%) HTML5
6 21 (6.91%) Ajax
7 19 (6.25%) Middleware
7 19 (6.25%) J2EE
7 19 (6.25%) Oracle Fusion
7 19 (6.25%) Spring
8 18 (5.92%) XML
8 18 (5.92%) CSS3
9 14 (4.61%) Hibernate
10 10 (3.29%) Dojo
10 10 (3.29%) XSD
11 9 (2.96%) jQuery
12 7 (2.30%) STL
12 7 (2.30%) DirectX
12 7 (2.30%) WPF
13 6 (1.97%) Qt
Miscellaneous
1 194 (63.82%) Computer Science
2 49 (16.12%) Mathematics
3 39 (12.83%) Physics
4 13 (4.28%) Mobile App
5 6 (1.97%) Digital Media
6 5 (1.64%) Embedded Systems
7 4 (1.32%) Firmware
7 4 (1.32%) Client/Server
8 3 (0.99%) Statistics
9 2 (0.66%) Smartphone
9 2 (0.66%) Robotics
9 2 (0.66%) Social Media
9 2 (0.66%) Open Source
9 2 (0.66%) DTV
9 2 (0.66%) Enterprise Software
10 1 (0.33%) Internet of Things
10 1 (0.33%) Hedge funds
10 1 (0.33%) Life Science
10 1 (0.33%) Artificial Intelligence
Operating Systems
1 73 (24.01%) Linux
2 57 (18.75%) UNIX
3 51 (16.78%) Windows
4 6 (1.97%) Android
5 4 (1.32%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 298 (98.03%) Software Engineering
2 58 (19.08%) OO
3 36 (11.84%) Agile Software Development
3 36 (11.84%) MVC
4 28 (9.21%) TDD
5 26 (8.55%) Scrum
6 24 (7.89%) Unit Testing
6 24 (7.89%) OOP
7 23 (7.57%) OOD
8 19 (6.25%) SOA
9 12 (3.95%) Web Development
10 9 (2.96%) OOA/OOD
10 9 (2.96%) UML
11 6 (1.97%) Continuous Integration
12 5 (1.64%) Web Application Development
12 5 (1.64%) Data Modelling
12 5 (1.64%) Pair Programming
12 5 (1.64%) Automated Testing
13 4 (1.32%) Refactoring
13 4 (1.32%) Financial Modelling
Programming Languages
1 165 (54.28%) C++
2 146 (48.03%) C#
3 139 (45.72%) Java
4 78 (25.66%) JavaScript
5 72 (23.68%) C
6 24 (7.89%) SQL
7 17 (5.59%) Objective-C
8 16 (5.26%) VB.NET
8 16 (5.26%) Python
9 13 (4.28%) Perl
10 10 (3.29%) Ada
11 9 (2.96%) VB
12 8 (2.63%) PHP
13 5 (1.64%) Bash Shell
14 4 (1.32%) Ruby
14 4 (1.32%) Embedded C
15 3 (0.99%) VC++
15 3 (0.99%) Shell Script
15 3 (0.99%) MATLAB
16 2 (0.66%) Lua
Qualifications
1 205 (67.43%) Degree
2 12 (3.95%) Security Cleared
3 8 (2.63%) PhD
4 2 (0.66%) DV Cleared
5 1 (0.33%) Postgraduate
5 1 (0.33%) CCNA
5 1 (0.33%) Cisco Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 25 (8.22%) QA
2 15 (4.93%) ISO 9001
3 4 (1.32%) Sarbanes-Oxley
3 4 (1.32%) Solvency II
4 3 (0.99%) ISO 9000
4 3 (0.99%) TickIT
System Software
1 1 (0.33%) NFS
Systems Management
1 3 (0.99%) Opscode Chef
1 3 (0.99%) Puppet
Vendors
1 60 (19.74%) Microsoft
2 25 (8.22%) Oracle
3 5 (1.64%) hybris
4 4 (1.32%) Perforce
4 4 (1.32%) TOWER Software
5 3 (0.99%) SAP
5 3 (0.99%) Coverity
6 2 (0.66%) Wind River
6 2 (0.66%) Websense
6 2 (0.66%) VMware
7 1 (0.33%) MKS
7 1 (0.33%) BT
7 1 (0.33%) Atmel
7 1 (0.33%) Huawei
Dorset
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £18000 - £25000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 18 hours ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Edgar Cowen
Salary: £20000 - £30000 per annum + Career Progression!
Posted: 18 hours ago
Cowes, Isle of Wight
Deerfoot IT Resources Ltd
Salary: £18000 - £23000 per annum + 25 days hols, pension, healthcare
Posted: 20 hours ago
London
Give-A-Grad-A-Go Ltd
Salary: £26k - 33k per year
Posted: Yesterday
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Edgar Cowen
Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum + Fantastic Prospects
Posted: Yesterday
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Edgar Cowen
Salary: £25000 - £30000 per annum + Awesome + Top Prospects
Posted: Yesterday
Newbury, Berkshire
Haybrook IT Resourcing Ltd
Salary: Up to £28,000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Oxford, Oxfordshire
Haybrook IT Resourcing Ltd
Salary: Up to £28,000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Reading, Berkshire
Haybrook IT Resourcing Ltd
Salary: Up to £28,000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Horsham, West Sussex
360 Resourcing Solutions
Salary: £20k - 30k per year + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
London
ENTERPRISE RECRUITMENT LTD
Salary: £25000 to £30000 per annum - excellent benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
Deanslist Limited
Salary: From £20,000 to £30,000 per annum + corporate benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Kings Langley, Hertfordshire
ENTERPRISE RECRUITMENT LTD
Salary: Up to £30,000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
ENTERPRISE RECRUITMENT LTD
Salary: £20000 to £30000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Cooper Lomaz Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £20k - 27k per year
Posted: 5 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Cooper Lomaz Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £20k - 25k per year + Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Nottingham, Nottinghamshire
Real Time Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 20,000-25,000
Posted: 6 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Cooper Lomaz Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £25k - 35k per year
Posted: 6 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
ENTERPRISE RECRUITMENT LTD
Salary: £20000 to £28000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Computer People
Salary: £28000.00 - £40000.00 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago