The table below looks at the statistics 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 21 November 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
21 Nov 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Graduate Software Engineer
Rank 740 811 735
Rank change year-on-year
+71 -76
Permanent jobs requiring a Graduate Software Engineer 153 100 147
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.13% 0.090% 0.13%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.14% 0.095% 0.14%
Number of salaries quoted 133 94 135
Average salary £25,000 £22,500 £25,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+11.11% -10.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £20,500 £21,000 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £30,000 £30,000
UK excluding London average salary £24,250 £22,500 £25,000
% change year-on-year
+7.77% -10.00%

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
107809 104785 105042
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 94.62% 94.70% 95.27%
Number of salaries quoted 89260 86303 89863
Average salary £45,000 £44,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.27% +3.52%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £26,500 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £67,500 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £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 21 November 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 21 November 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 +27 138 £25,000 +11.11% 23
South East +25 55 £24,500 -2.00% 7
East of England -25 35 £27,500 +10.00% 9
Cambridge +5 30 £27,500 -8.33% 8
Cambridgeshire -4 30 £27,500 - 8
South West -3 27 £22,500 +7.14% 2
Berkshire +32 19 £22,000 -24.13% 3
London -10 18 £26,000 -8.77% 4
Hampshire +1 17 £25,000 - 1
Bristol +17 15 £18,500 -13.95%
Cowes - 7 £20,500 -
Slough - 7 £24,000 -
Isle of Wight - 7 £20,500 -
West Sussex +1 6 £26,500 - 1
Horsham -1 5 £26,500 - 1
Gloucestershire -11 5 £25,000 +11.11%
Dorset -11 5 £23,750 +15.85% 2
City of London +24 4 £31,500 +10.52%
Surrey +10 4 £26,500 +8.16% 2
Scotland +5 4 £25,000 +8.69%
Fareham +4 4 £25,000 -
Chessington - 4 £26,000 -
Southampton - 4 £32,500 - 1
Surbiton - 4 £26,000 -
Oxford +20 3 £28,000 +1.81%
Oxfordshire +12 3 £28,000 +21.73%
Wales +3 3 £22,500 +11.11% 1
Crawley +1 3 £26,500 -
Redhill -9 3 £26,500 -
Edinburgh - 3 £25,000 -

Graduate Software Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 21 November 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.

1 316 (97.53%) Software Engineering
2 222 (68.52%) Degree
3 221 (68.21%) Computer Science
4 169 (52.16%) C++
5 140 (43.21%) Java
6 135 (41.67%) C#
7 97 (29.94%) Linux
8 83 (25.62%) .NET
9 81 (25.00%) C
9 81 (25.00%) HTML
9 81 (25.00%) OO
10 79 (24.38%) JavaScript
11 61 (18.83%) SQL Server
12 58 (17.90%) Mathematics
13 53 (16.36%) SQL
14 52 (16.05%) ASP.NET
15 51 (15.74%) Finance
16 50 (15.43%) Physics
16 50 (15.43%) Agile Software Development
17 49 (15.12%) Microsoft
18 47 (14.51%) UNIX
19 39 (12.04%) Unit Testing
19 39 (12.04%) PHP
20 38 (11.73%) Windows
21 36 (11.11%) CSS
22 33 (10.19%) QA
23 32 (9.88%) XML
24 29 (8.95%) Visual Studio
25 27 (8.33%) MVC
25 27 (8.33%) Ajax

Graduate Software Engineer
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 21 November 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 11 (3.40%) Apache
2 6 (1.85%) Tomcat
3 3 (0.93%) WebLogic
3 3 (0.93%) Oracle SOA Suite
4 2 (0.62%) SharePoint 2013
4 2 (0.62%) SharePoint 2010
4 2 (0.62%) SharePoint
5 1 (0.31%) Drupal
5 1 (0.31%) Liferay
Applications
1 22 (6.79%) MS Excel
2 5 (1.54%) MS Office
3 2 (0.62%) Simulink
Business Applications
1 4 (1.23%) Oracle BPM
2 3 (0.93%) Dynamics CRM
3 1 (0.31%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 14 (4.32%) GitHub
2 12 (3.70%) Cloud Computing
3 3 (0.93%) Google Cloud Platform
Communications & Networking
1 9 (2.78%) Internet
2 8 (2.47%) Wireless
2 8 (2.47%) TCP/IP
3 6 (1.85%) HTTP
4 4 (1.23%) Kerberos
4 4 (1.23%) DNS
4 4 (1.23%) LDAP
4 4 (1.23%) FTP
5 3 (0.93%) Gigabit Ethernet
5 3 (0.93%) SSL
6 2 (0.62%) SMTP
6 2 (0.62%) DHCP
7 1 (0.31%) CDMA
7 1 (0.31%) LTE
7 1 (0.31%) 4G
7 1 (0.31%) TETRA
7 1 (0.31%) 3G
Database & Business Intelligence
1 61 (18.83%) SQL Server
2 19 (5.86%) MySQL
3 11 (3.40%) Relational Database
4 9 (2.78%) Oracle Database
4 9 (2.78%) RDBMS
5 3 (0.93%) NoSQL
6 2 (0.62%) SQL Server 2012
6 2 (0.62%) SQL Server 2008
6 2 (0.62%) UniData
7 1 (0.31%) SQLite
7 1 (0.31%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 29 (8.95%) Visual Studio
2 14 (4.32%) JUnit
3 11 (3.40%) Eclipse
4 9 (2.78%) Subversion
5 8 (2.47%) Hudson
6 7 (2.16%) JDeveloper
7 6 (1.85%) Selenium
8 5 (1.54%) Maven
8 5 (1.54%) Git (software)
9 4 (1.23%) WebDriver
9 4 (1.23%) Jenkins
9 4 (1.23%) JIRA
9 4 (1.23%) Xcode
9 4 (1.23%) JSUnit
9 4 (1.23%) FitNesse
9 4 (1.23%) jMock
9 4 (1.23%) LabVIEW
9 4 (1.23%) Ant
9 4 (1.23%) VSS/SourceSafe
10 1 (0.31%) Bugzilla
General
1 51 (15.74%) Finance
2 25 (7.72%) Electronics
3 24 (7.41%) Games
4 15 (4.63%) Telecoms
5 13 (4.01%) Manufacturing
6 11 (3.40%) Marketing
7 8 (2.47%) Military
8 7 (2.16%) Aerospace
9 4 (1.23%) Financial Institution
10 3 (0.93%) Automotive
10 3 (0.93%) Banking
11 2 (0.62%) Legal
12 1 (0.31%) Pharmaceutical
12 1 (0.31%) Retail
12 1 (0.31%) Retail Banking
12 1 (0.31%) Avionics
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 83 (25.62%) .NET
2 81 (25.00%) HTML
3 52 (16.05%) ASP.NET
4 36 (11.11%) CSS
5 32 (9.88%) XML
6 27 (8.33%) Ajax
7 18 (5.56%) J2EE
7 18 (5.56%) Qt
7 18 (5.56%) HTML5
8 13 (4.01%) STL
8 13 (4.01%) Spring
8 13 (4.01%) OpenGL
9 11 (3.40%) DirectX
9 11 (3.40%) LAMP
9 11 (3.40%) Hibernate
9 11 (3.40%) WCF
10 10 (3.09%) JSF
10 10 (3.09%) WinForms
11 9 (2.78%) WPF
12 8 (2.47%) Servlets
Miscellaneous
1 221 (68.21%) Computer Science
2 58 (17.90%) Mathematics
3 50 (15.43%) Physics
4 27 (8.33%) Algorithms
5 23 (7.10%) Analytical Skills
6 14 (4.32%) Open Source
7 10 (3.09%) Enterprise Software
8 9 (2.78%) Data Structures
8 9 (2.78%) User Experience
9 7 (2.16%) Internet of Things
10 6 (1.85%) Embedded Systems
10 6 (1.85%) 3D Graphics
11 5 (1.54%) Smartphone
11 5 (1.54%) Mobile App
12 4 (1.23%) Robotics
13 3 (0.93%) GIS
13 3 (0.93%) Client/Server
13 3 (0.93%) Visualisation
14 2 (0.62%) Social Gaming
14 2 (0.62%) Mobile Games
Operating Systems
1 97 (29.94%) Linux
2 47 (14.51%) UNIX
3 38 (11.73%) Windows
4 4 (1.23%) Android
4 4 (1.23%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 316 (97.53%) Software Engineering
2 81 (25.00%) OO
3 50 (15.43%) Agile Software Development
4 39 (12.04%) Unit Testing
5 27 (8.33%) MVC
6 26 (8.02%) OOA/OOD
7 22 (6.79%) OOD
7 22 (6.79%) Web Development
8 20 (6.17%) UML
9 19 (5.86%) OOP
10 10 (3.09%) TDD
11 9 (2.78%) CRUD
12 8 (2.47%) Continuous Integration
13 7 (2.16%) Multithreading
13 7 (2.16%) Computer Architecture
13 7 (2.16%) Analytics
13 7 (2.16%) Data Modelling
13 7 (2.16%) SOA
14 6 (1.85%) E-business
14 6 (1.85%) Migration
Programming Languages
1 169 (52.16%) C++
2 140 (43.21%) Java
3 135 (41.67%) C#
4 81 (25.00%) C
5 79 (24.38%) JavaScript
6 53 (16.36%) SQL
7 39 (12.04%) PHP
8 25 (7.72%) Python
9 23 (7.10%) VB.NET
10 12 (3.70%) Perl
11 9 (2.78%) T-SQL
12 8 (2.47%) VB
12 8 (2.47%) VC++
13 7 (2.16%) Embedded C
13 7 (2.16%) Ruby
14 5 (1.54%) Objective-C
15 4 (1.23%) Lua
15 4 (1.23%) Ada
15 4 (1.23%) Shell Script
15 4 (1.23%) MATLAB
Qualifications
1 222 (68.52%) Degree
2 13 (4.01%) PhD
3 7 (2.16%) Security Cleared
4 3 (0.93%) SC Cleared
5 1 (0.31%) HND
5 1 (0.31%) Postgraduate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 33 (10.19%) QA
2 22 (6.79%) ISO 9001
3 4 (1.23%) Sarbanes-Oxley
3 4 (1.23%) Solvency II
4 1 (0.31%) JTAG
4 1 (0.31%) IEC 61508
System Software
1 7 (2.16%) Firmware
2 4 (1.23%) NFS
Systems Management
1 3 (0.93%) Puppet
1 3 (0.93%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 49 (15.12%) Microsoft
2 22 (6.79%) Oracle
3 5 (1.54%) Perforce
3 5 (1.54%) Google
4 4 (1.23%) TOWER Software
4 4 (1.23%) VMware
4 4 (1.23%) HP
5 2 (0.62%) Apple
6 1 (0.31%) MKS
6 1 (0.31%) CA
6 1 (0.31%) SAP
6 1 (0.31%) IBM
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Posted: Yesterday
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Posted: 2 days ago
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