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 23 July 2016 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
23 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Graduate Software Engineer
Rank 776 775 802
Rank change year-on-year
-1 +27
Permanent jobs requiring a Graduate Software Engineer 157 184 180
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.16% 0.17% 0.15%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.17% 0.17% 0.16%
Number of salaries quoted 140 167 163
Median salary £27,500 £25,000 £23,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+10.00% +6.38%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £21,500 £19,850
10% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £30,000 £29,650
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
94552 106382 112198
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 96.41% 96.31% 96.48%
Number of salaries quoted 79554 87702 91489
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 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £72,500 £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 23 July 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 23 July 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 +25 153 £27,500 +10.00% 29
South East +41 83 £27,500 +7.84% 9
Surrey +35 25 £30,000 +20.00% 2
East of England +18 25 £25,000 +8.69% 10
London +54 23 £30,000 +6.19% 2
Hampshire -5 23 £27,000 +6.93% 3
Berkshire +15 15 £30,000 +9.09% 3
Bracknell +3 15 £30,000 - 2
South West -4 14 £30,000 +27.65% 3
Buckinghamshire +37 12 £22,500 +4.65%
Milton Keynes +34 12 £22,500 +4.65%
West Midlands -5 12 £22,500 -10.00%
Woking - 11 £30,000 -
Cambridgeshire +8 10 £27,500 - 8
Cambridge +13 8 £25,000 -9.09% 7
East Midlands +11 8 £22,500 -4.25% 3
Weybridge - 7 £27,500 -
Fareham -12 6 £28,750 +11.65% 2
Northampton - 6 £22,500 - 1
Northamptonshire - 6 £22,500 - 2
Coventry - 6 £22,500 -
St Albans +22 5 £32,000 +23.07%
Hertfordshire +16 5 £32,000 +23.07%
Gloucestershire +7 5 £30,250 -9.02% 1
Southampton +2 5 £24,000 -26.15% 1
Basingstoke - 5 £25,000 -
Chertsey - 5 £35,500 - 1
Bristol +11 4 £29,000 +20.83%
Essex +11 4 £23,250 -3.12% 2
Ipswich +10 4 £25,750 +19.76%

Graduate Software Engineer Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 23 July 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.

1 271 (99.27%) Software Engineering
2 188 (68.86%) Degree
3 179 (65.57%) Java
4 178 (65.20%) C++
5 161 (58.97%) Computer Science
6 146 (53.48%) C#
7 102 (37.36%) Mathematics
8 92 (33.70%) Python
9 74 (27.11%) C
10 73 (26.74%) JavaScript
11 70 (25.64%) .NET
12 64 (23.44%) HTML
13 62 (22.71%) Physics
14 49 (17.95%) Windows
15 48 (17.58%) Linux
16 46 (16.85%) Agile Software Development
16 46 (16.85%) Analytical Skills
17 45 (16.48%) Scrum
18 44 (16.12%) OO
18 44 (16.12%) SQL
19 43 (15.75%) Oracle
20 39 (14.29%) CSS
21 37 (13.55%) TDD
22 35 (12.82%) MySQL
23 34 (12.45%) AngularJS
24 30 (10.99%) SQL Server
25 29 (10.62%) Web Services
26 26 (9.52%) MongoDB
27 24 (8.79%) OOP
28 23 (8.42%) Games

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 (4.76%) Apache
2 7 (2.56%) Tomcat
3 4 (1.47%) JBoss
4 2 (0.73%) IIS
5 1 (0.37%) Confluence
Applications
1 5 (1.83%) MS Office
2 2 (0.73%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (0.73%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 4 (1.47%) iTunes
2 3 (1.10%) SaaS
3 2 (0.73%) Microsoft Azure
3 2 (0.73%) PaaS
4 1 (0.37%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 9 (3.30%) TCP/IP
2 4 (1.47%) 3G
2 4 (1.47%) ISDN
2 4 (1.47%) Remote Desktop
2 4 (1.47%) VoIP
2 4 (1.47%) Wi-Fi
3 3 (1.10%) Network Security
4 2 (0.73%) Skype
4 2 (0.73%) 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 35 (12.82%) MySQL
2 30 (10.99%) SQL Server
3 26 (9.52%) MongoDB
4 12 (4.40%) Relational Database
5 7 (2.56%) Big Data
5 7 (2.56%) NoSQL
6 6 (2.20%) GIS
7 5 (1.83%) Apache Cassandra
7 5 (1.83%) Hadoop
8 3 (1.10%) Oracle Database
8 3 (1.10%) SQL Server 2008
8 3 (1.10%) SQL Server 2012
8 3 (1.10%) SQL Server 2014
8 3 (1.10%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 2 (0.73%) UniData
Development Applications
1 13 (4.76%) Visual Studio
2 7 (2.56%) JUnit
3 5 (1.83%) JIRA
3 5 (1.83%) NUnit
3 5 (1.83%) Subversion
3 5 (1.83%) TeamCity
4 4 (1.47%) Cucumber
4 4 (1.47%) Selenium
5 3 (1.10%) Eclipse
5 3 (1.10%) Git (software)
6 2 (0.73%) Team Foundation Server
7 1 (0.37%) Bower
7 1 (0.37%) FogBugz
7 1 (0.37%) GCC
7 1 (0.37%) Grunt
7 1 (0.37%) gulp
7 1 (0.37%) LabVIEW
7 1 (0.37%) PVCS
General
1 23 (8.42%) Games
2 19 (6.96%) Finance
3 17 (6.23%) Telecoms
4 16 (5.86%) Electronics
5 13 (4.76%) Front Office
6 7 (2.56%) Music Industry
7 6 (2.20%) Aerospace
7 6 (2.20%) Manufacturing
8 4 (1.47%) Automotive
8 4 (1.47%) Military
9 3 (1.10%) Publishing
9 3 (1.10%) Retail
10 2 (0.73%) Marketing
11 1 (0.37%) Advertising
11 1 (0.37%) Law
11 1 (0.37%) Pharmaceutical
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 70 (25.64%) .NET
2 64 (23.44%) HTML
3 39 (14.29%) CSS
4 34 (12.45%) AngularJS
5 29 (10.62%) Web Services
6 23 (8.42%) Node.js
7 22 (8.06%) ASP.NET
8 18 (6.59%) HTML5
9 17 (6.23%) J2EE
10 13 (4.76%) Hibernate
10 13 (4.76%) jQuery
10 13 (4.76%) XML
11 12 (4.40%) Ajax
11 12 (4.40%) JSON
11 12 (4.40%) REST
11 12 (4.40%) SOAP
11 12 (4.40%) WPF
12 11 (4.03%) CSS3
12 11 (4.03%) MFC
13 10 (3.66%) WinForms
Miscellaneous
1 161 (58.97%) Computer Science
2 102 (37.36%) Mathematics
3 62 (22.71%) Physics
4 46 (16.85%) Analytical Skills
5 19 (6.96%) Artificial Intelligence
6 12 (4.40%) Embedded Systems
6 12 (4.40%) Hedge funds
7 9 (3.30%) Algorithms
7 9 (3.30%) Fat Client
7 9 (3.30%) Thin Client
8 5 (1.83%) Driving Licence
9 4 (1.47%) Blackberry
9 4 (1.47%) iPad
9 4 (1.47%) iPhone
10 3 (1.10%) Data Protection Act
11 2 (0.73%) 3D Graphics
11 2 (0.73%) Chemistry
11 2 (0.73%) Contactless
11 2 (0.73%) Data Structures
12 1 (0.37%) Blockchain
Operating Systems
1 49 (17.95%) Windows
2 48 (17.58%) Linux
3 17 (6.23%) Unix
4 11 (4.03%) Android
4 11 (4.03%) Apple iOS
5 7 (2.56%) Windows XP
6 5 (1.83%) Solaris
7 4 (1.47%) Windows Server
7 4 (1.47%) Windows Server 2003
7 4 (1.47%) Windows Server 2008
8 2 (0.73%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 271 (99.27%) Software Engineering
2 46 (16.85%) Agile Software Development
3 45 (16.48%) Scrum
4 44 (16.12%) OO
5 37 (13.55%) TDD
6 24 (8.79%) OOP
7 23 (8.42%) DevOps
8 22 (8.06%) Kanban
8 22 (8.06%) Knowledge Management
8 22 (8.06%) Multithreading
8 22 (8.06%) Root Cause Analysis
8 22 (8.06%) Technical Architecture
9 19 (6.96%) SOA
9 19 (6.96%) Web Development
10 18 (6.59%) SDLC
11 17 (6.23%) Mentoring
12 15 (5.49%) MVC
13 14 (5.13%) UML
14 13 (4.76%) Cybersecurity
15 12 (4.40%) OOD
Programming Languages
1 179 (65.57%) Java
2 178 (65.20%) C++
3 146 (53.48%) C#
4 92 (33.70%) Python
5 74 (27.11%) C
6 73 (26.74%) JavaScript
7 44 (16.12%) SQL
8 12 (4.40%) VB.NET
9 9 (3.30%) PHP
10 8 (2.93%) MATLAB
11 7 (2.56%) PL/SQL
12 6 (2.20%) Perl
13 5 (1.83%) F#
13 5 (1.83%) Haskell
14 3 (1.10%) T-SQL
15 2 (0.73%) Bash Shell
15 2 (0.73%) Objective-C
15 2 (0.73%) Ruby
15 2 (0.73%) VB
16 1 (0.37%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 188 (68.86%) Degree
2 21 (7.69%) PhD
3 18 (6.59%) Security Cleared
4 8 (2.93%) SC Cleared
5 6 (2.20%) HND
6 3 (1.10%) DV Cleared
7 1 (0.37%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (4.76%) QA
2 3 (1.10%) Data Quality
3 1 (0.37%) DO-178B
3 1 (0.37%) ISO 9000
3 1 (0.37%) TickIT
System Software
1 4 (1.47%) Active Directory
1 4 (1.47%) Terminal Services
Vendors
1 43 (15.75%) Oracle
2 11 (4.03%) Microsoft
3 4 (1.47%) Citrix
3 4 (1.47%) Intel Security
3 4 (1.47%) Sophos
4 3 (1.10%) PayPal
5 2 (0.73%) Rally
5 2 (0.73%) Red Hat
5 2 (0.73%) SAP
6 1 (0.37%) Embarcadero
6 1 (0.37%) Google
6 1 (0.37%) Xilinx
Essex
Informatiq Consulting
Posted: 21 hours ago
Fareham, Hampshire
Informatiq Consulting
Salary: £23000 - £30000 per annum
Posted: 21 hours ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Big Wednesday Digital Ltd
Salary: £20000 - £40000 per annum + Negotiable
Posted: 4 hours ago
Essex
Informatiq Consulting
Posted: 21 hours ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Vantage Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: From £25,000 to £30,000 per annum Benefits package (Including Bonus)
Posted: 2 days ago
Bracknell, Berkshire
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Market Harborough, Leicestershire
Technical Team Solutions
Salary: From £22,000 to £27,000 per annum 25 days holiday, lots of training!
Posted: 2 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Edgar Cowen
Salary: £25000 - £30000 per annum + Fantastic Prospects
Posted: 3 days ago
West Sussex
Oho Group Ltd.
Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum, Benefits benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Edgar Cowen
Salary: £25000 - £30000 per annum + Interview slots available!
Posted: 3 days ago
Fareham, Hampshire
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Bath, Avon
People Source Consulting
Posted: Yesterday
Manchester, Lancashire
NCC Group
Posted: 2 days ago
Cheltenham, Gloucestershire
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £25000 - £30000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Bracknell, Berkshire
ENTERPRISE RECRUITMENT LTD
Salary: £24000 - £32000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Chertsey, Surrey
Understanding Recruitment
Salary: £30000 - £41000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Northampton, Northamptonshire
ENTERPRISE RECRUITMENT LTD
Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum, Benefits Pension, Private Medical + More
Posted: 5 days ago
Berkshire
Haybrook IT Resourcing Ltd
Salary: From £20,000 to £25,000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Hotfoot Recruitment
Salary: £30,000 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Weymouth, Dorset
Bluetownonline
Posted: 3 days ago
South East London
Futureheads Recruitment Ltd
Salary: From £23,000 to £28,000 per annum based on experience
Posted: 5 days ago
Corby, Northamptonshire
Deanslist Limited
Salary: From £20,000 to £30,000 per annum £20-30k
Posted: 6 days ago
Surrey
Mint
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + Bonus
Posted: 19 days ago
Southampton
Spectrum IT
Salary: £23000 - £30000 per annum + Training and Benefits
Posted: 11 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Kensington Consulting
Salary: From £30,000 to £30,000 per annum
Posted: 15 days ago
St Neots
Pico Technology
Salary: £25,000 - £35,000 per year plus benefits
Posted: 19 days ago
London
Kobalt
Posted: 19 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
ECM Selection
Salary: to £35k DoE + benefits
Posted: 20 days ago