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 29 May 2016 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
29 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Graduate Software Engineer
Rank 807 829 810
Rank change year-on-year
+22 -19
Permanent jobs requiring a Graduate Software Engineer 104 140 179
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.11% 0.13% 0.15%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.11% 0.13% 0.15%
Number of salaries quoted 101 133 157
Median salary £27,500 £26,500 £25,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+3.77% +6.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £21,300 £19,400
10% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £32,500 £27,500
UK excluding London median salary £26,500 £26,250 £24,000
% change year-on-year
+0.95% +9.37%

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
94567 105846 115549
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 96.29% 96.48% 96.49%
Number of salaries quoted 79566 86840 94644
Median salary £46,500 £45,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+3.33% -
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £26,500 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £69,000 £70,000
UK excluding London median salary £41,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.75% -

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 29 May 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 29 May 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 98 £27,500 +3.77% 31
South East +41 55 £27,500 +3.77% 8
Berkshire +35 18 £30,000 +4.34% 1
Bracknell +15 18 £30,000 - 1
Surrey +8 17 £27,500 +3.77% 2
London +43 16 £32,500 +12.06% 3
Hampshire +5 15 £25,500 -12.82% 2
City of London +68 11 £32,500 +12.06%
East of England +8 7 £22,500 -18.18% 11
Worcestershire +5 7 £24,000 -4.00%
Malvern -1 7 £24,000 -4.00%
West Midlands -8 7 £24,000 -
South West -18 7 £27,500 +27.90% 4
Woking - 7 £30,000 - 1
Weybridge - 6 £27,500 - 1
Cambridgeshire -17 5 £22,500 -18.18% 9
Redhill +3 4 £26,000 -1.88%
Scotland +1 4 £25,000 -16.66%
Milton Keynes - 4 £23,500 - 2
Buckinghamshire - 4 £23,500 - 2
Bristol +4 3 £28,000 +24.44% 3
Peterborough +3 3 £22,500 -35.71%
Southampton +1 3 £22,500 -30.76% 1
Gloucestershire - 3 £27,000 - 1
East Midlands +14 2 £22,500 - 2
Nottinghamshire +8 2 £22,500 -
Nottingham +8 2 £22,500 -
Edinburgh +6 2 £28,000 +12.00%
Horsham -6 2 £26,500 +6.00%
Crawley -10 2 £26,500 -

Graduate Software Engineer Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 29 May 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.

1 230 (99.57%) Software Engineering
2 187 (80.95%) Degree
3 162 (70.13%) C++
4 159 (68.83%) Java
5 140 (60.61%) Computer Science
6 125 (54.11%) C#
7 79 (34.20%) Python
8 72 (31.17%) C
9 71 (30.74%) Mathematics
10 68 (29.44%) JavaScript
11 55 (23.81%) HTML
12 51 (22.08%) SQL
13 48 (20.78%) .NET
14 47 (20.35%) Linux
15 45 (19.48%) Physics
16 35 (15.15%) Agile Software Development
17 34 (14.72%) OO
18 33 (14.29%) Windows
19 31 (13.42%) Web Development
20 30 (12.99%) Analytical Skills
21 29 (12.55%) Web Services
22 28 (12.12%) OOP
23 27 (11.69%) UML
23 27 (11.69%) Scrum
24 26 (11.26%) MySQL
25 23 (9.96%) CSS
25 23 (9.96%) SDLC
26 21 (9.09%) ASP.NET
26 21 (9.09%) Artificial Intelligence
26 21 (9.09%) Mentoring

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 15 (6.49%) Apache
2 5 (2.16%) JBoss
3 2 (0.87%) Tomcat
4 1 (0.43%) Confluence
Business Applications
1 2 (0.87%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.43%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (0.43%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (0.43%) PaaS
1 1 (0.43%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 10 (4.33%) TCP/IP
2 6 (2.60%) FTP
2 6 (2.60%) HTTP
2 6 (2.60%) Kerberos
2 6 (2.60%) LDAP
3 2 (0.87%) Internet
3 2 (0.87%) ISDN
3 2 (0.87%) Modbus
3 2 (0.87%) VoIP
3 2 (0.87%) Wireless
4 1 (0.43%) RS-232
Database & Business Intelligence
1 26 (11.26%) MySQL
2 13 (5.63%) GIS
3 11 (4.76%) SQL Server
4 9 (3.90%) Relational Database
5 8 (3.46%) NoSQL
6 6 (2.60%) Hadoop
7 5 (2.16%) MongoDB
7 5 (2.16%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 4 (1.73%) SQL Server 2008
8 4 (1.73%) SQL Server 2012
8 4 (1.73%) SQL Server 2014
9 3 (1.30%) Big Data
10 2 (0.87%) UniData
11 1 (0.43%) Apache Cassandra
11 1 (0.43%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 9 (3.90%) Visual Studio
2 6 (2.60%) JIRA
3 5 (2.16%) Cucumber
3 5 (2.16%) JUnit
3 5 (2.16%) Selenium
4 3 (1.30%) Eclipse
4 3 (1.30%) Subversion
5 2 (0.87%) CruiseControl
5 2 (0.87%) TeamCity
6 1 (0.43%) Bugzilla
6 1 (0.43%) FogBugz
6 1 (0.43%) Git (software)
6 1 (0.43%) NUnit
6 1 (0.43%) Octopus Deploy
6 1 (0.43%) Rational DOORS
6 1 (0.43%) Rational Rhapsody
6 1 (0.43%) SpecFlow
General
1 16 (6.93%) Finance
2 15 (6.49%) Games
3 14 (6.06%) Front Office
4 12 (5.19%) Aerospace
5 9 (3.90%) Electronics
5 9 (3.90%) Telecoms
6 3 (1.30%) Automotive
6 3 (1.30%) Law
6 3 (1.30%) Manufacturing
7 2 (0.87%) Marketing
8 1 (0.43%) Advertising
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 55 (23.81%) HTML
2 48 (20.78%) .NET
3 29 (12.55%) Web Services
4 23 (9.96%) CSS
5 21 (9.09%) ASP.NET
6 17 (7.36%) Ajax
7 14 (6.06%) JSP
8 13 (5.63%) MFC
8 13 (5.63%) Servlets
9 12 (5.19%) HTML5
9 12 (5.19%) J2EE
9 12 (5.19%) jQuery
9 12 (5.19%) WPF
10 11 (4.76%) WinForms
11 9 (3.90%) Hibernate
11 9 (3.90%) XML
12 8 (3.46%) AngularJS
13 7 (3.03%) JSON
14 5 (2.16%) Java EE
14 5 (2.16%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 140 (60.61%) Computer Science
2 71 (30.74%) Mathematics
3 45 (19.48%) Physics
4 30 (12.99%) Analytical Skills
5 21 (9.09%) Artificial Intelligence
6 18 (7.79%) Fat Client
6 18 (7.79%) Thin Client
7 13 (5.63%) Hedge funds
8 11 (4.76%) Embedded Systems
9 7 (3.03%) Mobile App
10 4 (1.73%) Data Protection Act
10 4 (1.73%) Tandem
11 3 (1.30%) Algorithms
12 2 (0.87%) Chemistry
12 2 (0.87%) Contactless
12 2 (0.87%) NHS
12 2 (0.87%) Visualisation
13 1 (0.43%) Data Structures
13 1 (0.43%) Internet of Things
13 1 (0.43%) Life Science
Operating Systems
1 47 (20.35%) Linux
2 33 (14.29%) Windows
3 18 (7.79%) Android
3 18 (7.79%) Apple iOS
4 12 (5.19%) Unix
5 5 (2.16%) Windows XP
6 1 (0.43%) VxWorks
Processes & Methodologies
1 230 (99.57%) Software Engineering
2 35 (15.15%) Agile Software Development
3 34 (14.72%) OO
4 31 (13.42%) Web Development
5 28 (12.12%) OOP
6 27 (11.69%) Scrum
6 27 (11.69%) UML
7 23 (9.96%) SDLC
8 21 (9.09%) Mentoring
9 15 (6.49%) Multithreading
10 10 (4.33%) CMMI
10 10 (4.33%) Extreme Programming
10 10 (4.33%) SOA
10 10 (4.33%) Software Delivery
11 9 (3.90%) MVC
12 8 (3.46%) OOD
13 7 (3.03%) Mobile Application Development
14 6 (2.60%) Cybersecurity
14 6 (2.60%) Data Protection
14 6 (2.60%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 162 (70.13%) C++
2 159 (68.83%) Java
3 125 (54.11%) C#
4 79 (34.20%) Python
5 72 (31.17%) C
6 68 (29.44%) JavaScript
7 51 (22.08%) SQL
8 14 (6.06%) PHP
8 14 (6.06%) VB.NET
9 8 (3.46%) Objective-C
10 4 (1.73%) MATLAB
10 4 (1.73%) T-SQL
11 2 (0.87%) Perl
11 2 (0.87%) R
11 2 (0.87%) Ruby
11 2 (0.87%) VB
12 1 (0.43%) C++/CLI
12 1 (0.43%) HLSL
12 1 (0.43%) PowerShell
12 1 (0.43%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 187 (80.95%) Degree
2 14 (6.06%) Security Cleared
3 13 (5.63%) PhD
4 9 (3.90%) SC Cleared
5 7 (3.03%) DV Cleared
6 4 (1.73%) HND
7 2 (0.87%) DBS Check
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (4.33%) QA
2 4 (1.73%) Data Quality
3 1 (0.43%) ISO 9000
3 1 (0.43%) TickIT
System Software
1 7 (3.03%) Firmware
2 6 (2.60%) NFS
Vendors
1 10 (4.33%) Microsoft
1 10 (4.33%) Oracle
2 3 (1.30%) Google
3 2 (0.87%) SAP
4 1 (0.43%) Borland
4 1 (0.43%) QNX
4 1 (0.43%) Xilinx
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