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 4 March 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
4 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Graduate Software Engineer
Rank 722 792 731
Rank change year-on-year
+70 -61
Permanent jobs requiring a Graduate Software Engineer 154 86 139
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.14% 0.081% 0.13%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.15% 0.085% 0.14%
Number of salaries quoted 150 80 126
Average salary £26,500 £25,000 £25,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.00% -
90% offered a salary of more than £20,500 £19,450 £20,650
10% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £30,000 £30,000
UK excluding London average salary £26,250 £24,000 £24,000
% change year-on-year
+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
100852 100814 101486
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 94.79% 94.48% 94.87%
Number of salaries quoted 83020 81115 85647
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £27,500 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £65,000 £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 4 March 2015 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 4 March 2015. 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
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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 +62 146 £26,500 +6.00% 21
South East -2 54 £26,500 +6.00% 9
South West +1 36 £22,000 +4.76% 5
East of England +26 33 £27,500 +10.00% 3
Cambridgeshire +25 28 £27,500 - 3
Cambridge +24 23 £27,500 - 3
Berkshire -4 23 £23,000 -8.00% 1
Hampshire -8 17 £32,500 +30.00% 4
Dorset -15 16 £22,500 -7.21% 2
London +26 12 £31,500 +16.66% 2
West Sussex +13 11 £26,500 -15.87% 1
Southampton -6 10 £32,500 +8.33% 2
Horsham - 10 £26,500 - 1
Bracknell - 10 £30,000 - 1
Crawley - 9 £26,500 -
Surrey +1 8 £26,500 -11.66% 2
Redhill - 8 £26,500 -
Bristol +2 7 £20,000 - 1
Devon -1 7 £20,000 -4.76%
Barnstaple -10 7 £20,000 -4.76%
City of London +9 6 £34,500 +15.00%
Yorkshire -4 6 £22,500 +12.50%
Poole -14 6 £22,500 -7.21%
Scotland - 6 £26,000 - 1
Somerset - 5 £20,500 - 2
Edinburgh - 5 £27,000 - 1
Bath - 4 £21,000 - 2
Bournemouth - 4 £23,250 - 2
Leeds - 4 £25,000 -
West Yorkshire - 4 £25,000 -

Graduate Software Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 4 March 2015, 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.

1 293 (95.75%) Software Engineering
2 219 (71.57%) Degree
3 197 (64.38%) Computer Science
4 171 (55.88%) C++
5 128 (41.83%) Java
6 121 (39.54%) C#
7 94 (30.72%) C
8 85 (27.78%) .NET
9 79 (25.82%) Linux
9 79 (25.82%) OO
10 73 (23.86%) Mathematics
11 69 (22.55%) HTML
12 65 (21.24%) JavaScript
13 54 (17.65%) SQL
14 49 (16.01%) SQL Server
15 48 (15.69%) Agile Software Development
16 43 (14.05%) Windows
17 42 (13.73%) OOD
18 40 (13.07%) Python
18 40 (13.07%) Web Development
19 39 (12.75%) Finance
20 37 (12.09%) Microsoft
21 36 (11.76%) UNIX
21 36 (11.76%) ASP.NET
22 33 (10.78%) Unit Testing
23 31 (10.13%) Physics
23 31 (10.13%) Electronics
24 28 (9.15%) CSS
24 28 (9.15%) WPF
25 27 (8.82%) MySQL

Graduate Software Engineer
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 4 March 2015, 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 13 (4.25%) Apache
2 5 (1.63%) SharePoint
3 3 (0.98%) ArcGIS
4 2 (0.65%) SharePoint 2013
5 1 (0.33%) SharePoint 2010
5 1 (0.33%) Liferay
5 1 (0.33%) IIS
5 1 (0.33%) Tomcat
Applications
1 25 (8.17%) MS Excel
2 5 (1.63%) MS Office
3 1 (0.33%) Simulink
Business Applications
1 2 (0.65%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (0.33%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 1 (0.33%) HFM
Cloud Services
1 13 (4.25%) Cloud Computing
2 3 (0.98%) Google Cloud Platform
3 2 (0.65%) SaaS
3 2 (0.65%) PaaS
4 1 (0.33%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 15 (4.90%) TCP/IP
2 12 (3.92%) HTTP
3 11 (3.59%) Kerberos
3 11 (3.59%) LDAP
3 11 (3.59%) FTP
4 10 (3.27%) Internet
5 8 (2.61%) Wireless
6 3 (0.98%) Gigabit Ethernet
7 2 (0.65%) DHCP
7 2 (0.65%) DNS
8 1 (0.33%) TETRA
8 1 (0.33%) Wi-Fi
8 1 (0.33%) GPRS
8 1 (0.33%) GSM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 49 (16.01%) SQL Server
2 27 (8.82%) MySQL
3 10 (3.27%) RDBMS
3 10 (3.27%) Relational Database
3 10 (3.27%) Oracle Database
4 4 (1.31%) NoSQL
5 3 (0.98%) SQL Server 2008
6 2 (0.65%) SQL Server 2012
7 1 (0.33%) Hyperion Smart View
7 1 (0.33%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 1 (0.33%) UniData
7 1 (0.33%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 21 (6.86%) JUnit
2 11 (3.59%) Selenium
2 11 (3.59%) Visual Studio
3 10 (3.27%) FitNesse
4 2 (0.65%) Eclipse
4 2 (0.65%) JIRA
4 2 (0.65%) JSUnit
4 2 (0.65%) WebDriver
4 2 (0.65%) jMock
5 1 (0.33%) Gradle
5 1 (0.33%) Trac
5 1 (0.33%) SoapUI
5 1 (0.33%) TestComplete
5 1 (0.33%) PHPUnit
5 1 (0.33%) Mockito
5 1 (0.33%) PEAR
5 1 (0.33%) Team Foundation Server
5 1 (0.33%) Git (software)
5 1 (0.33%) Maven
5 1 (0.33%) Subversion
General
1 39 (12.75%) Finance
2 31 (10.13%) Electronics
3 13 (4.25%) Telecoms
4 12 (3.92%) Manufacturing
5 11 (3.59%) Retail
6 9 (2.94%) Marketing
6 9 (2.94%) Games
7 3 (0.98%) Banking
7 3 (0.98%) Military
7 3 (0.98%) Aerospace
8 2 (0.65%) Financial Institution
8 2 (0.65%) Automotive
8 2 (0.65%) Law
9 1 (0.33%) Avionics
9 1 (0.33%) Retail Banking
9 1 (0.33%) Front Office
9 1 (0.33%) Legal
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 85 (27.78%) .NET
2 69 (22.55%) HTML
3 36 (11.76%) ASP.NET
4 28 (9.15%) CSS
4 28 (9.15%) WPF
5 26 (8.50%) WCF
6 25 (8.17%) XML
7 23 (7.52%) J2EE
8 21 (6.86%) HTML5
8 21 (6.86%) Ajax
9 20 (6.54%) Spring
10 15 (4.90%) Web Services
10 15 (4.90%) Servlets
11 13 (4.25%) Qt
11 13 (4.25%) JSP
12 11 (3.59%) JSF
13 10 (3.27%) Hibernate
14 9 (2.94%) Java EE
14 9 (2.94%) STL
15 8 (2.61%) WinForms
Miscellaneous
1 197 (64.38%) Computer Science
2 73 (23.86%) Mathematics
3 31 (10.13%) Physics
4 21 (6.86%) Algorithms
5 17 (5.56%) GIS
6 12 (3.92%) Robotics
6 12 (3.92%) Embedded Systems
7 11 (3.59%) Analytical Skills
7 11 (3.59%) Mechatronics
8 10 (3.27%) User Experience
9 7 (2.29%) Internet of Things
10 4 (1.31%) 3D Graphics
10 4 (1.31%) Open Source
11 3 (0.98%) Kindle
11 3 (0.98%) Mobile App
11 3 (0.98%) Visualisation
11 3 (0.98%) iPhone
11 3 (0.98%) Client/Server
12 2 (0.65%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
12 2 (0.65%) Smartphone
Operating Systems
1 79 (25.82%) Linux
2 43 (14.05%) Windows
3 36 (11.76%) UNIX
4 5 (1.63%) Android
5 4 (1.31%) Mac OS X
6 3 (0.98%) Windows Phone
6 3 (0.98%) Apple iOS
7 1 (0.33%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 293 (95.75%) Software Engineering
2 79 (25.82%) OO
3 48 (15.69%) Agile Software Development
4 42 (13.73%) OOD
5 40 (13.07%) Web Development
6 33 (10.78%) Unit Testing
7 26 (8.50%) UML
8 21 (6.86%) OOA/OOD
9 19 (6.21%) OOP
10 17 (5.56%) Scrum
11 16 (5.23%) Project Management
12 14 (4.58%) Data Analysis
12 14 (4.58%) Test Automation
13 13 (4.25%) TDD
14 11 (3.59%) Software Testing
14 11 (3.59%) MVC
15 10 (3.27%) CRUD
16 8 (2.61%) Multithreading
16 8 (2.61%) Product Management
16 8 (2.61%) Procedural Programming
Programming Languages
1 171 (55.88%) C++
2 128 (41.83%) Java
3 121 (39.54%) C#
4 94 (30.72%) C
5 65 (21.24%) JavaScript
6 54 (17.65%) SQL
7 40 (13.07%) Python
8 26 (8.50%) PHP
9 13 (4.25%) MATLAB
10 11 (3.59%) T-SQL
10 11 (3.59%) VB.NET
11 7 (2.29%) Perl
12 6 (1.96%) VC++
12 6 (1.96%) Embedded C
13 5 (1.63%) Ruby
14 3 (0.98%) Scala
14 3 (0.98%) Objective-C
14 3 (0.98%) VB
15 2 (0.65%) COBOL
16 1 (0.33%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 219 (71.57%) Degree
2 18 (5.88%) PhD
3 12 (3.92%) Security Cleared
4 6 (1.96%) SC Cleared
5 2 (0.65%) Postgraduate
5 2 (0.65%) DV Cleared
6 1 (0.33%) VCP4
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 24 (7.84%) QA
2 10 (3.27%) ISO 9001
3 1 (0.33%) IEC 61508
3 1 (0.33%) JTAG
System Software
1 11 (3.59%) NFS
2 3 (0.98%) Firmware
Vendors
1 37 (12.09%) Microsoft
2 15 (4.90%) Oracle
3 5 (1.63%) Google
4 4 (1.31%) HP
5 3 (0.98%) Xamarin
6 2 (0.65%) Apple
6 2 (0.65%) CA
6 2 (0.65%) VMware
6 2 (0.65%) Perforce
6 2 (0.65%) Coverity
7 1 (0.33%) Ektron
7 1 (0.33%) Sitecore
7 1 (0.33%) BT
7 1 (0.33%) IBM
7 1 (0.33%) SAP
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