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 11 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
11 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Graduate Software Engineer
Rank 800 788 835
Rank change year-on-year
-12 +47
Permanent jobs requiring a Graduate Software Engineer 135 149 102
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.13% 0.14% 0.097%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.14% 0.15% 0.10%
Number of salaries quoted 129 139 94
Average salary £26,500 £26,500 £25,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +6.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £21,500 £20,500 £20,600
10% offered a salary of more than £31,500 £32,500 £30,000
UK excluding London average salary £26,500 £26,500 £23,500
% change year-on-year
- +12.76%

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
97363 102681 101319
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 96.13% 96.46% 96.26%
Number of salaries quoted 81714 85063 81425
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000
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 average salary £42,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+5.00% -

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 11 February 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 average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Graduate Software Engineer within the UK over the 3 months to 11 February 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
(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 +15 133 £26,500 - 28
South East +10 51 £26,500 - 8
London +22 24 £30,000 -4.76% 3
Bracknell +21 22 £28,000 -6.66% 2
Berkshire -11 22 £28,000 +27.27% 2
Surrey +20 18 £26,500 -
West Midlands +3 18 £25,000 +13.63% 1
East of England -18 15 £20,500 -25.45% 11
South West -25 14 £26,000 +26.82% 1
Crawley +4 12 £26,500 -
Redhill -1 12 £26,500 -
West Sussex -2 12 £26,500 - 1
Malvern - 12 £25,000 - 1
Worcestershire - 12 £25,000 - 1
Horsham +9 11 £26,500 - 1
Ipswich -3 10 £20,500 -25.45%
Suffolk -3 10 £20,500 -25.45%
North West +31 8 £30,000 +15.38% 4
Manchester +25 8 £30,000 +15.38% 2
Gloucestershire +9 6 £26,000 +8.33%
Gloucester +4 6 £26,000 +1.96%
City of London +51 5 £30,000 -4.76% 1
Somerset -5 5 £30,000 +46.34%
Buckinghamshire -2 4 £22,500 -4.25% 1
Guildford - 4 £35,000 -
Stratford-upon-Avon - 4 £25,000 -
Yeovil - 4 £30,000 -
Warwickshire - 4 £25,000 -
Hampshire +10 3 £30,000 -7.69% 2
Milton Keynes +2 3 £22,500 -4.25%

Graduate Software Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 11 February 2016, 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.

1 281 (98.60%) Software Engineering
2 182 (63.86%) Degree
3 164 (57.54%) Java
4 159 (55.79%) Computer Science
5 153 (53.68%) C++
6 144 (50.53%) C#
7 89 (31.23%) C
8 82 (28.77%) .NET
9 81 (28.42%) HTML
10 77 (27.02%) JavaScript
11 74 (25.96%) Mathematics
12 65 (22.81%) Agile Software Development
13 63 (22.11%) SQL
14 57 (20.00%) Python
15 49 (17.19%) OO
16 44 (15.44%) Linux
17 41 (14.39%) ASP.NET
18 38 (13.33%) MySQL
19 37 (12.98%) UML
20 35 (12.28%) Physics
20 35 (12.28%) CSS
20 35 (12.28%) Scrum
21 31 (10.88%) OOP
22 29 (10.18%) SQL Server
22 29 (10.18%) Web Services
23 28 (9.82%) Microsoft
23 28 (9.82%) Apple iOS
24 27 (9.47%) SDLC
24 27 (9.47%) Windows
24 27 (9.47%) Android

Graduate Software Engineer
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 11 February 2016, 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 18 (6.32%) Apache
2 6 (2.11%) JBoss
3 4 (1.40%) Tomcat
4 2 (0.70%) ColdFusion
4 2 (0.70%) Umbraco
5 1 (0.35%) IIS
5 1 (0.35%) Node.js
5 1 (0.35%) SharePoint
Business Applications
1 2 (0.70%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 2 (0.70%) GitHub
2 1 (0.35%) Firebase
2 1 (0.35%) Google App Engine
2 1 (0.35%) Google Cloud Platform
2 1 (0.35%) Google Compute Engine
2 1 (0.35%) PaaS
2 1 (0.35%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 12 (4.21%) TCP/IP
2 11 (3.86%) FTP
2 11 (3.86%) HTTP
2 11 (3.86%) Kerberos
2 11 (3.86%) LDAP
3 6 (2.11%) Internet
4 4 (1.40%) Ethernet
5 2 (0.70%) Modbus
6 1 (0.35%) RS-232
6 1 (0.35%) RS-422
6 1 (0.35%) SpaceWire
Database & Business Intelligence
1 38 (13.33%) MySQL
2 29 (10.18%) SQL Server
3 15 (5.26%) GIS
4 10 (3.51%) Relational Database
5 8 (2.81%) NoSQL
6 6 (2.11%) Hadoop
6 6 (2.11%) MongoDB
7 5 (1.75%) SQL Server 2012
7 5 (1.75%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 4 (1.40%) Big Data
8 4 (1.40%) SQL Server 2008
8 4 (1.40%) SQL Server 2014
9 3 (1.05%) Apache Cassandra
9 3 (1.05%) UniData
10 1 (0.35%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 14 (4.91%) Visual Studio
2 9 (3.16%) Selenium
3 8 (2.81%) JUnit
4 6 (2.11%) Cucumber
4 6 (2.11%) JIRA
4 6 (2.11%) VSS/SourceSafe
5 5 (1.75%) TeamCity
6 4 (1.40%) NUnit
7 2 (0.70%) CruiseControl
7 2 (0.70%) Eclipse
7 2 (0.70%) FitNesse
7 2 (0.70%) Jasmine
7 2 (0.70%) Jenkins
7 2 (0.70%) JSUnit
7 2 (0.70%) Mockito
7 2 (0.70%) Subversion
7 2 (0.70%) Team Foundation Server
7 2 (0.70%) The Grinder
7 2 (0.70%) WebDriver
8 1 (0.35%) Bower
General
1 18 (6.32%) Finance
2 15 (5.26%) Aerospace
3 10 (3.51%) Electronics
3 10 (3.51%) Retail
4 9 (3.16%) Telecoms
5 8 (2.81%) Games
6 7 (2.46%) Front Office
6 7 (2.46%) Pharmaceutical
7 4 (1.40%) Manufacturing
7 4 (1.40%) Military
8 2 (0.70%) Avionics
8 2 (0.70%) Banking
8 2 (0.70%) Financial Institution
8 2 (0.70%) Law
8 2 (0.70%) Marketing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 82 (28.77%) .NET
2 81 (28.42%) HTML
3 41 (14.39%) ASP.NET
4 35 (12.28%) CSS
5 29 (10.18%) Web Services
6 24 (8.42%) jQuery
7 23 (8.07%) Ajax
8 18 (6.32%) HTML5
9 15 (5.26%) JSP
9 15 (5.26%) Servlets
10 13 (4.56%) AngularJS
10 13 (4.56%) WCF
10 13 (4.56%) XML
11 12 (4.21%) WPF
12 11 (3.86%) ASP.NET MVC
13 10 (3.51%) Hibernate
14 8 (2.81%) Spring
15 7 (2.46%) Apache Flex
16 6 (2.11%) Java EE
16 6 (2.11%) JSF
Miscellaneous
1 159 (55.79%) Computer Science
2 74 (25.96%) Mathematics
3 35 (12.28%) Physics
4 26 (9.12%) Analytical Skills
5 19 (6.67%) Mobile App
6 12 (4.21%) Embedded Systems
7 11 (3.86%) Artificial Intelligence
7 11 (3.86%) Fat Client
7 11 (3.86%) Thin Client
8 9 (3.16%) NHS
9 8 (2.81%) Hedge funds
10 4 (1.40%) Algorithms
10 4 (1.40%) Chemistry
10 4 (1.40%) Data Protection Act
10 4 (1.40%) Driving Licence
10 4 (1.40%) Tandem
11 2 (0.70%) Client/Server
11 2 (0.70%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
11 2 (0.70%) iPad
11 2 (0.70%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 44 (15.44%) Linux
2 28 (9.82%) Apple iOS
3 27 (9.47%) Android
3 27 (9.47%) Windows
4 12 (4.21%) Unix
5 3 (1.05%) Windows XP
6 2 (0.70%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 2 (0.70%) Solaris
7 1 (0.35%) Mac OS X
7 1 (0.35%) VxWorks
7 1 (0.35%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 281 (98.60%) Software Engineering
2 65 (22.81%) Agile Software Development
3 49 (17.19%) OO
4 37 (12.98%) UML
5 35 (12.28%) Scrum
6 31 (10.88%) OOP
7 27 (9.47%) SDLC
8 25 (8.77%) Web Development
9 20 (7.02%) MVC
9 20 (7.02%) TDD
10 19 (6.67%) Mobile Application Development
11 14 (4.91%) Open Source
12 13 (4.56%) CMMI
12 13 (4.56%) Pair Programming
12 13 (4.56%) Software Delivery
13 11 (3.86%) Mentoring
13 11 (3.86%) Unit Testing
14 10 (3.51%) Multithreading
14 10 (3.51%) OOD
15 9 (3.16%) SOA
Programming Languages
1 164 (57.54%) Java
2 153 (53.68%) C++
3 144 (50.53%) C#
4 89 (31.23%) C
5 77 (27.02%) JavaScript
6 63 (22.11%) SQL
7 57 (20.00%) Python
8 25 (8.77%) PHP
9 23 (8.07%) Objective-C
10 9 (3.16%) VB.NET
11 8 (2.81%) Perl
12 6 (2.11%) T-SQL
13 5 (1.75%) Bash Shell
13 5 (1.75%) Tcl
14 3 (1.05%) Ruby
15 2 (0.70%) Go
15 2 (0.70%) MATLAB
16 1 (0.35%) ANSI C
16 1 (0.35%) R
16 1 (0.35%) VB
Qualifications
1 182 (63.86%) Degree
2 12 (4.21%) Security Cleared
3 11 (3.86%) PhD
4 10 (3.51%) SC Cleared
5 5 (1.75%) DV Cleared
6 2 (0.70%) DBS Check
6 2 (0.70%) HND
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (2.11%) QA
2 4 (1.40%) Data Quality
3 3 (1.05%) ISO 9000
3 3 (1.05%) TickIT
System Software
1 21 (7.37%) Firmware
2 11 (3.86%) NFS
Vendors
1 28 (9.82%) Microsoft
2 12 (4.21%) Oracle
3 6 (2.11%) Sophos
4 4 (1.40%) hybris
5 3 (1.05%) Google
6 2 (0.70%) Capita
6 2 (0.70%) Red Hat
6 2 (0.70%) SAP
7 1 (0.35%) Borland
7 1 (0.35%) QNX
7 1 (0.35%) WorldPay
High Wycombe, Buckinghamshire
ENTERPRISE RECRUITMENT LTD
Salary: £25000 - £30000 per annum, Benefits plus benefits
Posted: 11 hours ago
West London
Playtech
Salary: From £28,000 to £32,000 per annum
Posted: 15 hours ago
Hatfield, Hertfordshire
Ocado
Salary: £32,000 + Benefits
Posted: 16 hours ago
Petersfield, Hampshire
ENTERPRISE RECRUITMENT LTD
Salary: £25000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: 16 hours ago
Oldham, Lancashire
2M Employment Solutions
Salary: £20000.00 - £25000.00 per annum + plus bonus and benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Cowes, Isle of Wight
Deerfoot IT Resources Ltd
Salary: £19000 - £25000 per annum + Excellent benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Bristol, Avon
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: £25000 - £30000 per annum, Benefits Bonus & Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Uxbridge, Middlesex
ENTERPRISE RECRUITMENT LTD
Salary: From £35,000 to £39,999 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Hemel Hempstead, Hertfordshire
ENTERPRISE RECRUITMENT LTD
Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Hertford, Hertfordshire
Edgar Cowen
Salary: £30000 - £38000 per annum + Interview slots available!
Posted: 2 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Edgar Cowen
Salary: £20000 - £30000 per annum + Interview slots available!
Posted: 2 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Edgar Cowen
Salary: £30000 - £38000 per annum + Best Salary in Cambridge!
Posted: 2 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Edgar Cowen
Salary: £25000 - £30000 per annum + Immediate and summer start
Posted: 2 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
ECM Selection
Salary: to £29k + benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Loughton, Essex
ENTERPRISE RECRUITMENT LTD
Salary: £20000 - £30000 per annum, Benefits plus benefits detailed below
Posted: 2 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Edgar Cowen
Salary: £22500 - £30000 per annum + Fantastic Prospects
Posted: 2 days ago
Malvern, Worcestershire
Big Red Recruitment
Salary: £20000 - £30000 per annum + excellent package & development
Posted: 2 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £25000 - £30000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Oldham, Lancashire
Searchability
Salary: £18000 - £20000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
Understanding Recruitment
Salary: £32000 per annum + be- shares, health, pens
Posted: 4 days ago
Horsham, West Sussex
IT Connections
Salary: £23,000 to £30,000
Posted: 6 days ago
Hampton, Middlesex
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Salary: £23000 - £25000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Chester
Recruitment Genius Ltd
Salary: £18000 - £25000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Redrock Consulting Ltd
Salary: £20000 - £30000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
United Kingdom
Xilinx, Inc.
Posted: 10 days ago
Wilmslow, Cheshire
Mobica Ltd
Salary: From £20,000 to £26,000 per annum plus company benefits
Posted: 14 days ago
Hampshire
Spectrum IT
Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum
Posted: 17 days ago
Bracknell
Spectrum IT
Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 22 days ago
Bracknell
Spectrum IT
Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum + bonus + benefits
Posted: 27 days ago