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 26 September 2016 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
26 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Graduate Software Engineer
Rank 767 804 818
Rank change year-on-year
+37 +14
Permanent jobs requiring a Graduate Software Engineer 151 159 166
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.16% 0.15% 0.15%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.16% 0.15% 0.15%
Number of salaries quoted 140 130 157
Median salary £25,500 £24,000 £24,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+6.25% -
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £20,000 £20,000
10% offered a salary of more than £32,000 £30,100 £30,000
UK excluding London median salary £26,250 £23,500 £24,000
% change year-on-year
+11.70% -2.08%

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
92139 104162 110201
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 96.29% 96.23% 96.44%
Number of salaries quoted 77160 86775 89126
Median salary £47,000 £45,000 £44,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+4.44% +1.12%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £26,500 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £72,500 £67,500 £70,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -

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 26 September 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 26 September 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 +32 145 £25,500 +6.25% 19
South East +68 68 £27,500 +22.22% 8
East of England +34 37 £24,000 -2.04% 5
Cambridge +24 21 £30,000 +20.00% 3
Cambridgeshire +17 21 £30,000 +26.31% 3
London +37 19 £25,500 -1.92% 1
Hampshire +17 17 £25,000 -1.96% 1
Surrey +27 16 £28,750 +27.77% 4
Berkshire +22 16 £30,000 +7.14% 2
South West -24 13 £27,500 +14.58% 1
Bracknell +6 11 £30,000 - 1
Ipswich +8 9 £20,500 -
Suffolk +4 9 £20,500 -
Sussex - 9 £30,000 -
West Midlands -16 8 £23,000 -8.00% 1
Gloucestershire -9 7 £27,500 -17.29%
East Midlands +21 6 £22,500 +11.11% 1
Portsmouth - 6 £25,000 -
Gloucester - 5 £27,500 -
Chertsey - 5 £35,500 -
Weybridge - 5 £27,500 - 1
Essex +7 4 £23,250 -3.12% 2
Oxfordshire +5 4 £25,000 +13.63% 1
Hertfordshire +4 4 £32,000 +3.22%
Basingstoke - 4 £25,000 -
Derbyshire +26 3 £22,500 +18.42%
Scotland +26 3 £27,250 -
Northamptonshire +24 3 £22,500 +4.65% 1
Buckinghamshire +18 3 £22,500 +4.65%
West Sussex +16 3 £22,500 +12.50%

Graduate Software Engineer Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 26 September 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.

1 291 (98.31%) Software Engineering
2 181 (61.15%) Degree
3 169 (57.09%) C++
4 165 (55.74%) Java
5 161 (54.39%) Computer Science
6 152 (51.35%) C#
7 108 (36.49%) Mathematics
8 81 (27.36%) JavaScript
9 76 (25.68%) C
10 75 (25.34%) .NET
11 74 (25.00%) HTML
12 70 (23.65%) Python
13 66 (22.30%) Physics
13 66 (22.30%) Agile Software Development
14 54 (18.24%) CSS
15 51 (17.23%) SQL
15 51 (17.23%) Linux
16 46 (15.54%) Oracle
17 44 (14.86%) OO
17 44 (14.86%) Windows
18 41 (13.85%) Scrum
19 40 (13.51%) TDD
19 40 (13.51%) Analytical Skills
20 36 (12.16%) AngularJS
21 32 (10.81%) SQL Server
22 30 (10.14%) MySQL
23 29 (9.80%) Node.js
24 27 (9.12%) Web Services
24 27 (9.12%) Games
25 25 (8.45%) Multithreading

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 9 (3.04%) Apache
2 8 (2.70%) Tomcat
3 3 (1.01%) JBoss
4 2 (0.68%) IIS
5 1 (0.34%) SharePoint
5 1 (0.34%) WebLogic
5 1 (0.34%) WebSphere
Applications
1 8 (2.70%) MS Excel
1 8 (2.70%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 11 (3.72%) iTunes
2 3 (1.01%) SaaS
3 2 (0.68%) Microsoft Azure
4 1 (0.34%) Cloud Computing
4 1 (0.34%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 9 (3.04%) TCP/IP
2 7 (2.36%) Wireless
3 4 (1.35%) 3G
3 4 (1.35%) ISDN
3 4 (1.35%) Remote Desktop
3 4 (1.35%) VoIP
3 4 (1.35%) Wi-Fi
4 3 (1.01%) Network Security
5 2 (0.68%) Skype
6 1 (0.34%) Ethernet
6 1 (0.34%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 32 (10.81%) SQL Server
2 30 (10.14%) MySQL
3 24 (8.11%) MongoDB
4 19 (6.42%) Relational Database
5 7 (2.36%) Apache Cassandra
5 7 (2.36%) Big Data
6 5 (1.69%) Oracle Database
7 3 (1.01%) Hadoop
7 3 (1.01%) NoSQL
8 2 (0.68%) GIS
9 1 (0.34%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 12 (4.05%) Visual Studio
2 7 (2.36%) JUnit
2 7 (2.36%) NUnit
2 7 (2.36%) TeamCity
3 4 (1.35%) Subversion
4 3 (1.01%) Git (software)
5 2 (0.68%) Cucumber
5 2 (0.68%) Eclipse
5 2 (0.68%) JIRA
5 2 (0.68%) Selenium
5 2 (0.68%) Team Foundation Server
5 2 (0.68%) TortoiseSVN
6 1 (0.34%) Bower
6 1 (0.34%) GCC
6 1 (0.34%) Grunt
6 1 (0.34%) gulp
6 1 (0.34%) Jenkins
6 1 (0.34%) LabVIEW
6 1 (0.34%) PVCS
General
1 27 (9.12%) Games
2 18 (6.08%) Finance
3 16 (5.41%) Music Industry
4 15 (5.07%) Electronics
5 14 (4.73%) Telecoms
6 6 (2.03%) Automotive
6 6 (2.03%) Publishing
7 4 (1.35%) Manufacturing
7 4 (1.35%) Military
8 3 (1.01%) Front Office
8 3 (1.01%) Retail
9 2 (0.68%) Advertising
9 2 (0.68%) Aerospace
10 1 (0.34%) French Language
10 1 (0.34%) Pharmaceutical
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 75 (25.34%) .NET
2 74 (25.00%) HTML
3 54 (18.24%) CSS
4 36 (12.16%) AngularJS
5 29 (9.80%) Node.js
6 27 (9.12%) Web Services
7 23 (7.77%) HTML5
8 21 (7.09%) ASP.NET
9 20 (6.76%) XML
10 19 (6.42%) JSON
11 18 (6.08%) J2EE
12 16 (5.41%) CSS3
13 15 (5.07%) jQuery
14 14 (4.73%) REST
14 14 (4.73%) SOAP
15 13 (4.39%) WCF
16 11 (3.72%) Ajax
16 11 (3.72%) WPF
17 9 (3.04%) Hibernate
17 9 (3.04%) RabbitMQ
Miscellaneous
1 161 (54.39%) Computer Science
2 108 (36.49%) Mathematics
3 66 (22.30%) Physics
4 40 (13.51%) Analytical Skills
5 13 (4.39%) Algorithms
5 13 (4.39%) Embedded Systems
6 12 (4.05%) Artificial Intelligence
7 5 (1.69%) Data Structures
7 5 (1.69%) Driving Licence
7 5 (1.69%) User Experience
8 4 (1.35%) Blackberry
8 4 (1.35%) iPad
8 4 (1.35%) iPhone
8 4 (1.35%) Robotics
9 3 (1.01%) Hedge funds
10 2 (0.68%) 3D Graphics
10 2 (0.68%) Device Driver
10 2 (0.68%) Fat Client
10 2 (0.68%) Thin Client
11 1 (0.34%) Chemistry
Operating Systems
1 51 (17.23%) Linux
2 44 (14.86%) Windows
3 13 (4.39%) Embedded Linux
3 13 (4.39%) Unix
4 7 (2.36%) Android
4 7 (2.36%) Apple iOS
4 7 (2.36%) VxWorks
5 5 (1.69%) Solaris
6 4 (1.35%) Windows Server
6 4 (1.35%) Windows Server 2003
6 4 (1.35%) Windows Server 2008
6 4 (1.35%) Windows XP
7 2 (0.68%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 291 (98.31%) Software Engineering
2 66 (22.30%) Agile Software Development
3 44 (14.86%) OO
4 41 (13.85%) Scrum
5 40 (13.51%) TDD
6 25 (8.45%) Multithreading
7 23 (7.77%) DevOps
8 22 (7.43%) Kanban
8 22 (7.43%) Knowledge Management
8 22 (7.43%) Root Cause Analysis
8 22 (7.43%) SDLC
8 22 (7.43%) Technical Architecture
9 21 (7.09%) OOP
10 17 (5.74%) Cybersecurity
10 17 (5.74%) Open Source
10 17 (5.74%) Web Development
11 16 (5.41%) SOA
12 15 (5.07%) MVC
13 12 (4.05%) Continuous Integration
13 12 (4.05%) Mentoring
Programming Languages
1 169 (57.09%) C++
2 165 (55.74%) Java
3 152 (51.35%) C#
4 81 (27.36%) JavaScript
5 76 (25.68%) C
6 70 (23.65%) Python
7 51 (17.23%) SQL
8 15 (5.07%) PHP
9 14 (4.73%) PL/SQL
10 10 (3.38%) VB.NET
11 9 (3.04%) MATLAB
12 8 (2.70%) F#
12 8 (2.70%) Haskell
13 6 (2.03%) Perl
14 3 (1.01%) T-SQL
14 3 (1.01%) VB
14 3 (1.01%) VC++
15 2 (0.68%) Assembly Language
15 2 (0.68%) Embedded C
15 2 (0.68%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 181 (61.15%) Degree
2 21 (7.09%) Security Cleared
3 18 (6.08%) PhD
4 10 (3.38%) SC Cleared
5 4 (1.35%) HND
6 3 (1.01%) DV Cleared
7 1 (0.34%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (3.72%) QA
2 2 (0.68%) ISO 9001
2 2 (0.68%) ISO13485
3 1 (0.34%) DO-178B
System Software
1 6 (2.03%) Firmware
2 4 (1.35%) Active Directory
2 4 (1.35%) Terminal Services
Vendors
1 46 (15.54%) Oracle
2 15 (5.07%) Microsoft
3 5 (1.69%) PayPal
4 4 (1.35%) Citrix
4 4 (1.35%) Intel Security
4 4 (1.35%) Sophos
5 2 (0.68%) Perforce
5 2 (0.68%) Rally
5 2 (0.68%) Red Hat
6 1 (0.34%) Embarcadero
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