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 24 June 2016 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
24 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Graduate Software Engineer
Rank 767 812 799
Rank change year-on-year
+45 -13
Permanent jobs requiring a Graduate Software Engineer 148 152 196
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.15% 0.14% 0.16%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.16% 0.14% 0.17%
Number of salaries quoted 136 144 171
Median salary £27,500 £25,000 £22,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+10.00% +11.11%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £21,500 £19,000
10% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £32,500 £27,500
UK excluding London median salary £27,500 £25,000 £22,500
% change year-on-year
+10.00% +11.11%

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
94902 107027 117104
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 96.39% 96.50% 96.50%
Number of salaries quoted 79965 88250 95827
Median salary £47,000 £45,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+4.44% -
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £26,500 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £70,000 £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 24 June 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 24 June 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 +58 143 £27,500 +10.00% 24
South East +74 79 £27,500 +3.77% 8
Surrey +43 27 £27,500 +3.77% 3
London +37 21 £32,500 +12.06% 4
East of England +25 21 £25,000 -9.09% 6
Hampshire -11 20 £27,500 +7.84% 3
Berkshire +31 18 £30,000 +9.09% 2
Bracknell - 18 £30,000 - 2
South West -1 13 £30,000 +27.65% 1
Woking - 11 £30,000 - 1
Cambridgeshire -2 10 £27,500 - 5
Buckinghamshire - 10 £23,000 -
Milton Keynes - 10 £23,000 -
City of London +64 8 £32,500 +12.06%
West Midlands -9 8 £24,000 -4.00% 1
Weybridge - 8 £27,500 - 1
East Midlands +22 6 £22,500 - 2
Cambridge -1 6 £32,500 +18.18% 4
Redhill +17 5 £26,500 -
Worcestershire +7 5 £24,000 -11.11%
Malvern +4 5 £24,000 -11.11%
Gloucestershire - 5 £30,250 -
Hertfordshire +26 4 £32,000 -28.88% 1
Bristol +18 4 £29,000 +20.83% 1
Peterborough +4 4 £26,250 -25.00%
Southampton -3 4 £23,250 -28.46%
Fareham -14 4 £26,000 +1.96% 1
St Albans - 4 £32,000 - 1
Cheltenham - 4 £30,250 -
Essex +11 3 £24,000 -

Graduate Software Engineer Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 24 June 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.

1 268 (99.26%) Software Engineering
2 197 (72.96%) Degree
3 185 (68.52%) Java
4 183 (67.78%) C++
5 155 (57.41%) Computer Science
6 150 (55.56%) C#
7 94 (34.81%) Mathematics
8 92 (34.07%) Python
9 77 (28.52%) JavaScript
10 75 (27.78%) C
11 70 (25.93%) .NET
12 64 (23.70%) HTML
13 58 (21.48%) Physics
14 49 (18.15%) Analytical Skills
14 49 (18.15%) Linux
15 48 (17.78%) SQL
16 46 (17.04%) Windows
17 43 (15.93%) Scrum
18 41 (15.19%) OO
19 40 (14.81%) Agile Software Development
20 38 (14.07%) MySQL
21 34 (12.59%) CSS
22 32 (11.85%) Oracle
23 31 (11.48%) TDD
24 30 (11.11%) Web Services
25 28 (10.37%) SQL Server
25 28 (10.37%) Web Development
25 28 (10.37%) AngularJS
26 25 (9.26%) OOP
27 24 (8.89%) ASP.NET

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 13 (4.81%) Apache
2 4 (1.48%) JBoss
3 3 (1.11%) Tomcat
4 1 (0.37%) Confluence
4 1 (0.37%) IIS
Applications
1 2 (0.74%) MS Office
2 1 (0.37%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (0.74%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 2 (0.74%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (0.37%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (0.37%) iTunes
2 1 (0.37%) PaaS
2 1 (0.37%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 9 (3.33%) TCP/IP
2 4 (1.48%) ISDN
2 4 (1.48%) VoIP
3 3 (1.11%) Network Security
4 2 (0.74%) 3G
4 2 (0.74%) FTP
4 2 (0.74%) HTTP
4 2 (0.74%) Kerberos
4 2 (0.74%) LDAP
4 2 (0.74%) Remote Desktop
4 2 (0.74%) Wi-Fi
4 2 (0.74%) Wireless
5 1 (0.37%) Ethernet
5 1 (0.37%) Internet
5 1 (0.37%) Modbus
5 1 (0.37%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 38 (14.07%) MySQL
2 28 (10.37%) SQL Server
3 22 (8.15%) MongoDB
4 13 (4.81%) Relational Database
5 10 (3.70%) GIS
6 7 (2.59%) Big Data
6 7 (2.59%) NoSQL
7 5 (1.85%) Hadoop
7 5 (1.85%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 4 (1.48%) Apache Cassandra
8 4 (1.48%) SQL Server 2008
8 4 (1.48%) SQL Server 2012
8 4 (1.48%) SQL Server 2014
9 2 (0.74%) UniData
10 1 (0.37%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 13 (4.81%) Visual Studio
2 5 (1.85%) JIRA
2 5 (1.85%) TeamCity
3 4 (1.48%) Cucumber
3 4 (1.48%) JUnit
3 4 (1.48%) NUnit
3 4 (1.48%) Selenium
3 4 (1.48%) Subversion
4 3 (1.11%) Eclipse
5 2 (0.74%) CruiseControl
5 2 (0.74%) Git (software)
6 1 (0.37%) FogBugz
6 1 (0.37%) GCC
6 1 (0.37%) Octopus Deploy
6 1 (0.37%) PVCS
6 1 (0.37%) SpecFlow
6 1 (0.37%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 19 (7.04%) Games
2 16 (5.93%) Finance
3 14 (5.19%) Front Office
4 13 (4.81%) Telecoms
5 12 (4.44%) Electronics
6 8 (2.96%) Aerospace
7 4 (1.48%) Automotive
8 3 (1.11%) Law
8 3 (1.11%) Manufacturing
8 3 (1.11%) Military
9 2 (0.74%) Marketing
10 1 (0.37%) Advertising
10 1 (0.37%) Music Industry
10 1 (0.37%) Pharmaceutical
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 70 (25.93%) .NET
2 64 (23.70%) HTML
3 34 (12.59%) CSS
4 30 (11.11%) Web Services
5 28 (10.37%) AngularJS
6 24 (8.89%) ASP.NET
7 18 (6.67%) HTML5
7 18 (6.67%) Node.js
8 17 (6.30%) Ajax
9 14 (5.19%) J2EE
9 14 (5.19%) WPF
9 14 (5.19%) XML
10 13 (4.81%) jQuery
10 13 (4.81%) MFC
11 12 (4.44%) Hibernate
11 12 (4.44%) JSON
11 12 (4.44%) WinForms
12 11 (4.07%) JSP
13 10 (3.70%) Servlets
13 10 (3.70%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 155 (57.41%) Computer Science
2 94 (34.81%) Mathematics
3 58 (21.48%) Physics
4 49 (18.15%) Analytical Skills
5 24 (8.89%) Artificial Intelligence
6 17 (6.30%) Fat Client
6 17 (6.30%) Thin Client
7 13 (4.81%) Hedge funds
8 10 (3.70%) Embedded Systems
9 7 (2.59%) Algorithms
10 4 (1.48%) Data Protection Act
11 3 (1.11%) Driving Licence
11 3 (1.11%) Mobile App
11 3 (1.11%) Tandem
12 2 (0.74%) Chemistry
12 2 (0.74%) Contactless
12 2 (0.74%) Data Structures
12 2 (0.74%) iPad
12 2 (0.74%) iPhone
12 2 (0.74%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 49 (18.15%) Linux
2 46 (17.04%) Windows
3 15 (5.56%) Unix
4 14 (5.19%) Android
4 14 (5.19%) Apple iOS
5 7 (2.59%) Windows XP
6 4 (1.48%) Solaris
7 2 (0.74%) Windows Server
7 2 (0.74%) Windows Server 2003
7 2 (0.74%) Windows Server 2008
8 1 (0.37%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 268 (99.26%) Software Engineering
2 43 (15.93%) Scrum
3 41 (15.19%) OO
4 40 (14.81%) Agile Software Development
5 31 (11.48%) TDD
6 28 (10.37%) Web Development
7 25 (9.26%) OOP
8 23 (8.52%) Multithreading
9 21 (7.78%) Mentoring
10 20 (7.41%) SDLC
10 20 (7.41%) UML
11 19 (7.04%) DevOps
12 18 (6.67%) Kanban
12 18 (6.67%) Knowledge Management
12 18 (6.67%) Root Cause Analysis
12 18 (6.67%) Technical Architecture
13 15 (5.56%) MVC
13 15 (5.56%) SOA
14 13 (4.81%) Cybersecurity
15 11 (4.07%) OOD
Programming Languages
1 185 (68.52%) Java
2 183 (67.78%) C++
3 150 (55.56%) C#
4 92 (34.07%) Python
5 77 (28.52%) JavaScript
6 75 (27.78%) C
7 48 (17.78%) SQL
8 15 (5.56%) VB.NET
9 10 (3.70%) PHP
10 6 (2.22%) MATLAB
11 5 (1.85%) Perl
12 4 (1.48%) Objective-C
12 4 (1.48%) T-SQL
13 3 (1.11%) F#
13 3 (1.11%) Haskell
14 2 (0.74%) Bash Shell
14 2 (0.74%) Ruby
14 2 (0.74%) VB
15 1 (0.37%) Delphi
15 1 (0.37%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 197 (72.96%) Degree
2 19 (7.04%) PhD
3 17 (6.30%) Security Cleared
4 8 (2.96%) SC Cleared
5 6 (2.22%) DV Cleared
5 6 (2.22%) HND
6 2 (0.74%) DBS Check
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (4.07%) QA
2 4 (1.48%) Data Quality
3 1 (0.37%) DO-178B
3 1 (0.37%) ISO 9000
3 1 (0.37%) TickIT
System Software
1 3 (1.11%) Firmware
2 2 (0.74%) Active Directory
2 2 (0.74%) NFS
2 2 (0.74%) Terminal Services
Vendors
1 32 (11.85%) Oracle
2 10 (3.70%) Microsoft
3 3 (1.11%) Google
4 2 (0.74%) Citrix
4 2 (0.74%) Intel Security
4 2 (0.74%) SAP
4 2 (0.74%) Sophos
5 1 (0.37%) Embarcadero
5 1 (0.37%) Rally
5 1 (0.37%) Red Hat
5 1 (0.37%) Xilinx
Bristol, Avon
Searchability
Salary: £32000 per annum
Posted: 12 hours ago
Ringwood, Hampshire
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £22000 - £30000 per annum + training & benefits
Posted: 12 hours ago
Northampton, Northamptonshire
IT Connections
Salary: £20,000 to £25,000
Posted: 12 hours ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Montagu Olsen Associates
Salary: From £25,000 to £30,000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Fareham, Hampshire
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Cambridgeshire
ECM Selection
Salary: to £35k
Posted: 18 hours ago
Bracknell, Berkshire
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Woking, Surrey
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Uxbridge, Middlesex
ENTERPRISE RECRUITMENT LTD
Salary: £36,000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Northampton, Northamptonshire
ENTERPRISE RECRUITMENT LTD
Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum, Benefits Pension, Private Medical + More
Posted: 2 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
NCC Group
Posted: 2 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Computer People
Salary: Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Glasgow, Lanarkshire
Cathcart Associates Ltd
Salary: £24000 - £30000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Bracknell, Berkshire
ENTERPRISE RECRUITMENT LTD
Salary: £24000 - £32000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Basingstoke, Hampshire
Zorba Consulting Limited
Salary: £20k - 30k per year
Posted: 3 days ago
Chertsey, Surrey
Understanding Recruitment
Salary: £30000 - £41000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Hotfoot Recruitment
Salary: £30,000 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Edgar Cowen
Salary: £25000 - £30000 per annum + Interview slots available!
Posted: 4 days ago
St. Albans, Hertfordshire
Understanding Recruitment
Salary: £30000 - £34000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Central London / West End
Gamesys
Posted: 9 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
ECM Selection
Salary: to £35k + excellent benefits
Posted: 12 days ago
Weybridge
Spectrum IT
Salary: £25000 - £30000 per annum
Posted: 23 days ago
South East London
FICO
Salary: Salary depends on experience.
Posted: 10 days ago
Cambridge
Tectre Limited
Salary: £20,000 - £25,000 per year
Posted: 19 days ago