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 22 January 2017 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
22 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Graduate Software Engineer
UK
Rank 743 810 802
Rank change year-on-year
+67 -8
Permanent jobs requiring a Graduate Software Engineer 110 137 147
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.13% 0.14% 0.14%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.14% 0.14% 0.15%
Number of salaries quoted 78 122 133
Median salary £28,000 £26,500 £26,250
Median salary % change year-on-year
+5.66% +0.95%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,496 £20,500 £20,500
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £30,700 £32,500
UK excluding London median salary £27,500 £26,500 £26,000
% change year-on-year
+3.77% +1.92%

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
80056 96820 101312
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 96.44% 96.45% 96.68%
Number of salaries quoted 66472 81235 84186
Median salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £72,500 £70,000 £70,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+1.19% +5.00%

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 22 January 2017 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 22 January 2017. 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 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 +64 108 £28,500 +7.54% 18
South East +40 29 £30,000 +13.20% 3
East of England +28 29 £30,000 +46.34% 8
Cambridgeshire - 21 £45,000 - 5
Cambridge - 21 £45,000 - 5
London +56 19 £32,500 +8.33% 1
South West +26 16 £24,000 -7.69% 3
Berkshire +39 15 £30,000 +15.38% 3
Bracknell +3 12 £30,000 +15.38% 3
North West -5 11 £23,496 -21.68% 2
Gloucestershire -5 9 £23,500 -9.61%
Hampshire +27 8 £27,500 -8.33%
Essex +23 7 £24,000 - 2
Chelmsford -10 7 £24,000 - 1
Manchester -17 7 £25,000 -16.66% 1
Bristol +8 6 £27,750 +16.84% 3
Portsmouth - 6 £25,000 -
Oldham - 5 - - 1
East Midlands +10 3 £26,000 +4.00% 1
Leicestershire -1 3 £26,000 -8.77%
Leicester -4 3 £26,000 -8.77%
Preston - 3 £23,496 -
Lancashire - 3 £23,496 -
City of London +43 2 £27,250 -9.16%
Kent +15 2 £28,250 -24.66%
Fareham - 2 £30,000 -
Edinburgh - 2 £22,500 -
Scotland - 2 £22,500 -
Surrey +27 1 £21,000 -20.75%
Buckinghamshire +24 1 - -

Graduate Software Engineer Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 22 January 2017, 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.

1 238 (95.58%) Software Engineering
2 167 (67.07%) Degree
3 138 (55.42%) Computer Science
4 134 (53.82%) C++
5 121 (48.59%) Java
6 99 (39.76%) C#
7 84 (33.73%) C
8 74 (29.72%) Mathematics
9 73 (29.32%) JavaScript
10 72 (28.92%) HTML
11 62 (24.90%) Agile Software Development
12 54 (21.69%) Physics
13 53 (21.29%) OO
14 51 (20.48%) .NET
15 50 (20.08%) CSS
15 50 (20.08%) Python
16 46 (18.47%) SQL
17 34 (13.65%) Linux
18 28 (11.24%) TDD
18 28 (11.24%) Relational Database
19 26 (10.44%) Open Source
19 26 (10.44%) ASP.NET
20 23 (9.24%) SDLC
21 22 (8.84%) PHP
22 21 (8.43%) Oracle
22 21 (8.43%) HTML5
23 19 (7.63%) OOP
24 18 (7.23%) XML
24 18 (7.23%) Finance
25 17 (6.83%) Continuous Integration

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 7 (2.81%) Apache
2 4 (1.61%) Confluence
2 4 (1.61%) Tomcat
3 1 (0.40%) JBoss
3 1 (0.40%) OpenStack
3 1 (0.40%) SharePoint
3 1 (0.40%) WebLogic
3 1 (0.40%) WebSphere
Applications
1 13 (5.22%) MS Excel
2 4 (1.61%) MS Office
3 1 (0.40%) Simulink
Cloud Services
1 7 (2.81%) iTunes
2 4 (1.61%) SaaS
3 3 (1.20%) GitHub
3 3 (1.20%) IaaS
3 3 (1.20%) PaaS
4 2 (0.80%) Amazon AWS
5 1 (0.40%) Cloud Computing
5 1 (0.40%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 7 (2.81%) Wireless
2 3 (1.20%) HTTP
2 3 (1.20%) TCP/IP
3 2 (0.80%) FTP
3 2 (0.80%) Kerberos
3 2 (0.80%) LDAP
4 1 (0.40%) Bluetooth
4 1 (0.40%) RFID
4 1 (0.40%) Software-Defined Radio
4 1 (0.40%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 28 (11.24%) Relational Database
2 15 (6.02%) SQL Server
3 8 (3.21%) MySQL
4 5 (2.01%) Big Data
4 5 (2.01%) Data Mining
4 5 (2.01%) Oracle Database
4 5 (2.01%) RDBMS
5 4 (1.61%) Apache Cassandra
5 4 (1.61%) MongoDB
6 2 (0.80%) Hadoop
6 2 (0.80%) NoSQL
6 2 (0.80%) Oracle Database 10g
7 1 (0.40%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 14 (5.62%) Jenkins
2 10 (4.02%) Atlassian Bamboo
2 10 (4.02%) Visual Studio
3 8 (3.21%) TeamCity
4 7 (2.81%) JUnit
4 7 (2.81%) Team Foundation Server
5 6 (2.41%) MSBuild
5 6 (2.41%) Octopus Deploy
6 4 (1.61%) Bitbucket
6 4 (1.61%) EasyMock
6 4 (1.61%) JIRA
7 3 (1.20%) Git (software)
7 3 (1.20%) Jasmine
7 3 (1.20%) JSUnit
7 3 (1.20%) Mockito
7 3 (1.20%) Selenium
7 3 (1.20%) Travis CI
8 2 (0.80%) NUnit
8 2 (0.80%) PROIV
8 2 (0.80%) TortoiseSVN
General
1 18 (7.23%) Finance
2 12 (4.82%) Games
3 11 (4.42%) Electronics
4 10 (4.02%) Military
4 10 (4.02%) Music Industry
5 7 (2.81%) Automotive
6 6 (2.41%) Banking
7 4 (1.61%) Publishing
8 2 (0.80%) Back Office
9 1 (0.40%) Advertising
9 1 (0.40%) Avionics
9 1 (0.40%) French Language
9 1 (0.40%) Manufacturing
9 1 (0.40%) Retail
9 1 (0.40%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 72 (28.92%) HTML
2 51 (20.48%) .NET
3 50 (20.08%) CSS
4 26 (10.44%) ASP.NET
5 21 (8.43%) HTML5
6 18 (7.23%) XML
7 16 (6.43%) Web Services
8 15 (6.02%) JSON
9 14 (5.62%) AngularJS
9 14 (5.62%) CSS3
9 14 (5.62%) SOAP
10 12 (4.82%) Spring
11 11 (4.42%) jQuery
12 10 (4.02%) ASP.NET Web API
12 10 (4.02%) REST
13 9 (3.61%) Qt
13 9 (3.61%) WCF
14 8 (3.21%) Hibernate
14 8 (3.21%) Node.js
14 8 (3.21%) Spring MVC
Miscellaneous
1 138 (55.42%) Computer Science
2 74 (29.72%) Mathematics
3 54 (21.69%) Physics
4 9 (3.61%) Analytical Skills
5 7 (2.81%) Algorithms
6 5 (2.01%) User Experience
7 4 (1.61%) Embedded Systems
7 4 (1.61%) Wiki
8 3 (1.20%) Data Structures
8 3 (1.20%) Fintech
8 3 (1.20%) Robotics
9 2 (0.80%) Device Driver
10 1 (0.40%) Artificial Intelligence
10 1 (0.40%) BBC
10 1 (0.40%) Driving Licence
10 1 (0.40%) Mobile App
10 1 (0.40%) Online Games
10 1 (0.40%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 34 (13.65%) Linux
2 15 (6.02%) Embedded Linux
3 12 (4.82%) Unix
3 12 (4.82%) Windows
4 8 (3.21%) Android
4 8 (3.21%) Solaris
5 7 (2.81%) VxWorks
6 6 (2.41%) Apple iOS
7 4 (1.61%) CentOS
7 4 (1.61%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 238 (95.58%) Software Engineering
2 62 (24.90%) Agile Software Development
3 53 (21.29%) OO
4 28 (11.24%) TDD
5 26 (10.44%) Open Source
6 23 (9.24%) SDLC
7 19 (7.63%) OOP
8 17 (6.83%) Continuous Integration
9 15 (6.02%) Scrum
10 14 (5.62%) Multithreading
10 14 (5.62%) MVC
10 14 (5.62%) Unit Testing
11 13 (5.22%) DevOps
11 13 (5.22%) OOD
12 12 (4.82%) Web Development
13 11 (4.42%) Configuration Management
14 9 (3.61%) Continuous Delivery
14 9 (3.61%) Validation
15 8 (3.21%) Multithreaded Programming
15 8 (3.21%) Regression Testing
Programming Languages
1 134 (53.82%) C++
2 121 (48.59%) Java
3 99 (39.76%) C#
4 84 (33.73%) C
5 73 (29.32%) JavaScript
6 50 (20.08%) Python
7 46 (18.47%) SQL
8 22 (8.84%) PHP
9 12 (4.82%) MATLAB
10 10 (4.02%) PL/SQL
11 8 (3.21%) Embedded C++
12 7 (2.81%) Embedded C
12 7 (2.81%) Perl
12 7 (2.81%) VB
13 5 (2.01%) Ruby
13 5 (2.01%) VB6
13 5 (2.01%) VC++
14 4 (1.61%) TypeScript
15 3 (1.20%) F#
15 3 (1.20%) Haskell
Qualifications
1 167 (67.07%) Degree
2 14 (5.62%) Security Cleared
3 12 (4.82%) PhD
4 4 (1.61%) SC Cleared
5 3 (1.20%) DBS Check
6 2 (0.80%) HND
7 1 (0.40%) DV Cleared
7 1 (0.40%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (3.61%) QA
2 2 (0.80%) ISO 9001
2 2 (0.80%) ISO13485
System Software
1 12 (4.82%) Firmware
2 2 (0.80%) Docker
2 2 (0.80%) NFS
3 1 (0.40%) Virtual Machines
Vendors
1 21 (8.43%) Oracle
2 14 (5.62%) Microsoft
3 4 (1.61%) Red Hat
4 3 (1.20%) Avid
4 3 (1.20%) PayPal
4 3 (1.20%) Xamarin
5 2 (0.80%) Perforce
6 1 (0.40%) Freescale
6 1 (0.40%) Wonderware
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Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum + stock options.
Posted: 1 hour ago
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Salary: £26000 - £30000 per annum, Benefits Bonus & Industry Leading Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
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Salary: 24k + Training + Contributory pension + 25 days holiday
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Salary: From £33,000 to £55,000 per annum health + pension + 25 days holiday
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Salary: £20000 - £35000 per annum
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Salary: £20 - £25 per annum
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