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 27 January 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
27 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Graduate Software Engineer
Rank 741 784 715
Rank change year-on-year
+43 -69
Permanent jobs requiring a Graduate Software Engineer 138 88 163
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.13% 0.085% 0.15%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.14% 0.090% 0.15%
Number of salaries quoted 123 80 140
Average salary £25,000 £22,500 £25,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+11.11% -10.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £20,300 £20,000 £21,000
10% offered a salary of more than £31,500 £30,000 £30,000
UK excluding London average salary £25,000 £22,500 £23,500
% change year-on-year
+11.11% -4.25%

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
99917 98112 105285
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 94.81% 94.57% 95.14%
Number of salaries quoted 83183 79195 90333
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 27 January 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 27 January 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 +41 127 £25,000 +11.11% 23
South East -6 53 £26,500 +6.00% 7
South West +2 33 £21,500 +2.38% 1
East of England -1 25 £27,500 +22.22% 11
Cambridgeshire +22 24 £27,500 +4.76% 9
Cambridge +13 22 £27,500 -8.33% 9
Berkshire +9 22 £22,000 -13.72% 2
Hampshire -12 15 £32,500 +30.00% 2
Bristol +8 12 £18,500 -7.50%
Dorset -6 11 £22,500 -4.25% 1
London +11 9 £34,500 +27.77% 3
Southampton +6 8 £32,500 +8.33% 1
Surrey 0 8 £26,500 -3.63% 2
Bracknell - 8 £30,000 - 1
West Sussex +5 7 £26,500 -15.87% 1
Crawley - 7 £26,500 -
Horsham - 7 £26,500 - 1
Redhill - 7 £26,500 -
City of London +6 6 £31,500 +5.00% 1
Scotland - 6 £25,000 -
Poole -8 5 £22,500 -4.25%
Somerset +11 4 £20,500 +2.50%
North West - 4 £26,000 - 1
Edinburgh - 4 £25,000 -
Bath +5 3 £20,500 +2.50%
Gloucestershire -4 3 £25,000 -3.84%
Barnstaple -6 3 £20,000 -4.76%
Cheltenham -10 3 £25,000 -12.28%
Devon -12 3 £20,000 -4.76%
Yorkshire -15 3 £26,250 +31.25%

Graduate Software Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 27 January 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.

1 288 (96.64%) Software Engineering
2 208 (69.80%) Degree
3 193 (64.77%) Computer Science
4 156 (52.35%) C++
5 124 (41.61%) C#
6 120 (40.27%) Java
7 87 (29.19%) Linux
8 82 (27.52%) OO
8 82 (27.52%) .NET
9 81 (27.18%) C
10 74 (24.83%) HTML
11 69 (23.15%) JavaScript
12 63 (21.14%) Mathematics
13 58 (19.46%) SQL Server
14 52 (17.45%) SQL
15 46 (15.44%) ASP.NET
16 45 (15.10%) Agile Software Development
17 43 (14.43%) Microsoft
18 39 (13.09%) UNIX
18 39 (13.09%) Windows
19 38 (12.75%) Finance
20 37 (12.42%) PHP
20 37 (12.42%) Unit Testing
21 36 (12.08%) Web Development
22 35 (11.74%) Physics
23 33 (11.07%) Python
24 31 (10.40%) OOD
25 30 (10.07%) QA
26 28 (9.40%) CSS
27 27 (9.06%) MySQL

Graduate Software Engineer
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 27 January 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 (4.36%) Apache
2 4 (1.34%) SharePoint
3 3 (1.01%) SharePoint 2013
4 2 (0.67%) SharePoint 2010
5 1 (0.34%) Drupal
5 1 (0.34%) Liferay
5 1 (0.34%) Tomcat
Applications
1 27 (9.06%) MS Excel
2 4 (1.34%) MS Office
3 1 (0.34%) Simulink
Business Applications
1 3 (1.01%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (0.34%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 13 (4.36%) Cloud Computing
2 7 (2.35%) GitHub
3 3 (1.01%) Google Cloud Platform
4 2 (0.67%) SaaS
4 2 (0.67%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 13 (4.36%) TCP/IP
2 12 (4.03%) HTTP
3 10 (3.36%) Kerberos
3 10 (3.36%) LDAP
3 10 (3.36%) Internet
3 10 (3.36%) FTP
4 8 (2.68%) Wireless
5 4 (1.34%) DNS
6 3 (1.01%) Gigabit Ethernet
7 2 (0.67%) SMTP
7 2 (0.67%) DHCP
8 1 (0.34%) TETRA
Database & Business Intelligence
1 58 (19.46%) SQL Server
2 27 (9.06%) MySQL
3 10 (3.36%) Oracle Database
3 10 (3.36%) Relational Database
3 10 (3.36%) RDBMS
4 3 (1.01%) SQL Server 2008
4 3 (1.01%) NoSQL
4 3 (1.01%) SQL Server 2012
5 2 (0.67%) UniData
Development Applications
1 17 (5.70%) JUnit
2 16 (5.37%) Visual Studio
3 7 (2.35%) Selenium
4 6 (2.01%) FitNesse
5 4 (1.34%) Subversion
6 2 (0.67%) JIRA
6 2 (0.67%) jMock
6 2 (0.67%) Eclipse
6 2 (0.67%) LabVIEW
6 2 (0.67%) JSUnit
6 2 (0.67%) Git (software)
6 2 (0.67%) WebDriver
7 1 (0.34%) PHPUnit
7 1 (0.34%) Mockito
7 1 (0.34%) Gradle
7 1 (0.34%) Trac
7 1 (0.34%) Team Foundation Server
7 1 (0.34%) PEAR
7 1 (0.34%) Bugzilla
7 1 (0.34%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 38 (12.75%) Finance
2 23 (7.72%) Electronics
3 15 (5.03%) Games
4 12 (4.03%) Manufacturing
4 12 (4.03%) Telecoms
5 9 (3.02%) Marketing
6 5 (1.68%) Retail
7 3 (1.01%) Military
7 3 (1.01%) Banking
8 2 (0.67%) Financial Institution
8 2 (0.67%) Automotive
8 2 (0.67%) Law
8 2 (0.67%) Legal
9 1 (0.34%) Aerospace
9 1 (0.34%) Front Office
9 1 (0.34%) Pharmaceutical
9 1 (0.34%) Retail Banking
9 1 (0.34%) Avionics
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 82 (27.52%) .NET
2 74 (24.83%) HTML
3 46 (15.44%) ASP.NET
4 28 (9.40%) CSS
5 26 (8.72%) XML
6 23 (7.72%) Ajax
7 22 (7.38%) WCF
7 22 (7.38%) WPF
8 21 (7.05%) J2EE
9 18 (6.04%) HTML5
10 17 (5.70%) Spring
11 12 (4.03%) Servlets
11 12 (4.03%) Qt
12 11 (3.69%) STL
12 11 (3.69%) JSF
12 11 (3.69%) Hibernate
13 10 (3.36%) WinForms
13 10 (3.36%) OpenGL
13 10 (3.36%) JSP
14 9 (3.02%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 193 (64.77%) Computer Science
2 63 (21.14%) Mathematics
3 35 (11.74%) Physics
4 19 (6.38%) Analytical Skills
4 19 (6.38%) Algorithms
5 11 (3.69%) Embedded Systems
6 10 (3.36%) Open Source
7 9 (3.02%) User Experience
7 9 (3.02%) GIS
8 8 (2.68%) Robotics
9 7 (2.35%) Enterprise Software
9 7 (2.35%) Internet of Things
10 6 (2.01%) Mechatronics
10 6 (2.01%) 3D Graphics
11 4 (1.34%) Data Structures
12 3 (1.01%) Visualisation
12 3 (1.01%) Smartphone
12 3 (1.01%) Client/Server
13 2 (0.67%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
13 2 (0.67%) Online Games
Operating Systems
1 87 (29.19%) Linux
2 39 (13.09%) UNIX
2 39 (13.09%) Windows
3 3 (1.01%) Android
4 1 (0.34%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 288 (96.64%) Software Engineering
2 82 (27.52%) OO
3 45 (15.10%) Agile Software Development
4 37 (12.42%) Unit Testing
5 36 (12.08%) Web Development
6 31 (10.40%) OOD
7 26 (8.72%) UML
8 24 (8.05%) OOA/OOD
9 18 (6.04%) MVC
10 16 (5.37%) OOP
11 10 (3.36%) Project Management
11 10 (3.36%) TDD
11 10 (3.36%) Scrum
11 10 (3.36%) Data Analysis
11 10 (3.36%) Test Automation
11 10 (3.36%) CRUD
12 7 (2.35%) Multithreading
13 6 (2.01%) Migration
13 6 (2.01%) Line Management
13 6 (2.01%) Web Application Development
Programming Languages
1 156 (52.35%) C++
2 124 (41.61%) C#
3 120 (40.27%) Java
4 81 (27.18%) C
5 69 (23.15%) JavaScript
6 52 (17.45%) SQL
7 37 (12.42%) PHP
8 33 (11.07%) Python
9 14 (4.70%) VB.NET
10 11 (3.69%) T-SQL
11 8 (2.68%) VC++
12 7 (2.35%) Perl
13 6 (2.01%) Embedded C
13 6 (2.01%) MATLAB
13 6 (2.01%) Ruby
14 4 (1.34%) VB
15 3 (1.01%) VBA
16 2 (0.67%) COBOL
16 2 (0.67%) Lua
16 2 (0.67%) Objective-C
Qualifications
1 208 (69.80%) Degree
2 16 (5.37%) PhD
3 11 (3.69%) Security Cleared
4 7 (2.35%) SC Cleared
5 2 (0.67%) DV Cleared
5 2 (0.67%) Postgraduate
6 1 (0.34%) HND
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 30 (10.07%) QA
2 14 (4.70%) ISO 9001
3 1 (0.34%) JTAG
3 1 (0.34%) IEC 61508
System Software
1 10 (3.36%) NFS
2 4 (1.34%) Firmware
Vendors
1 43 (14.43%) Microsoft
2 15 (5.03%) Oracle
3 5 (1.68%) Google
4 4 (1.34%) HP
5 3 (1.01%) VMware
6 2 (0.67%) Coverity
6 2 (0.67%) CA
6 2 (0.67%) Apple
6 2 (0.67%) Perforce
7 1 (0.34%) Sitecore
7 1 (0.34%) SAP
7 1 (0.34%) IBM
7 1 (0.34%) Ektron
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