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 25 February 2017 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
25 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Graduate Software Engineer
UK
Rank 727 810 815
Rank change year-on-year
+83 +5
Permanent jobs requiring a Graduate Software Engineer 114 129 151
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.14% 0.13% 0.14%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.14% 0.13% 0.15%
Number of salaries quoted 82 124 145
Median salary £30,000 £26,500 £26,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+13.20% -
90% offered a salary of more than £23,500 £23,500 £20,500
10% offered a salary of more than £38,850 £32,000 £32,500
UK excluding London median salary £30,000 £26,500 £26,500
% change year-on-year
+13.20% -

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
79883 98427 103086
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 96.32% 96.43% 96.67%
Number of salaries quoted 66300 82530 84981
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 £42,000 £42,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +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 25 February 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 25 February 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 +85 111 £30,000 +13.20% 16
East of England +34 30 £30,000 +46.34% 4
South West +34 29 £27,500 +2.80% 1
South East +41 26 £30,000 +13.20% 3
Cambridge - 24 £33,750 - 3
Cambridgeshire - 24 £33,750 - 3
London +71 15 £32,500 +8.33% 2
Bristol +9 15 £28,000 +12.00%
Berkshire +44 13 £30,000 - 1
Bracknell +3 10 £30,000 - 1
Gloucestershire -5 10 £23,500 -9.61%
North West -9 10 £23,496 -21.68% 5
Hampshire +30 8 £30,000 - 2
Manchester -27 7 - - 2
Oldham - 7 - - 2
Essex +22 6 £24,000 -
Chelmsford -4 6 £24,000 -
Portsmouth - 5 £25,000 -
Fareham - 3 £30,000 - 1
Wiltshire - 3 £30,500 -
Edinburgh - 3 £22,500 - 2
Scotland - 3 £22,500 - 2
Surrey +30 2 £26,750 +0.94%
Kent - 2 £28,250 -
Lancashire - 2 £23,496 -
Preston - 2 £23,496 -
Chippenham - 2 £30,500 -
West Sussex -1 1 £23,000 -13.20%
Crawley -3 1 £23,000 -13.20%
Leeds - 1 - - 1

Graduate Software Engineer Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 25 February 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.

1 218 (95.20%) Software Engineering
2 161 (70.31%) Degree
3 143 (62.45%) C++
4 130 (56.77%) Computer Science
5 121 (52.84%) Java
6 93 (40.61%) C
7 84 (36.68%) C#
8 77 (33.62%) Mathematics
9 66 (28.82%) Python
10 62 (27.07%) HTML
10 62 (27.07%) JavaScript
11 53 (23.14%) OO
12 52 (22.71%) Physics
13 50 (21.83%) Agile Software Development
14 46 (20.09%) .NET
15 40 (17.47%) CSS
16 36 (15.72%) SQL
17 32 (13.97%) Linux
18 29 (12.66%) TDD
19 25 (10.92%) Relational Database
20 24 (10.48%) SDLC
21 22 (9.61%) ASP.NET
21 22 (9.61%) Open Source
22 20 (8.73%) OOP
23 18 (7.86%) Firmware
23 18 (7.86%) Scrum
23 18 (7.86%) OOD
23 18 (7.86%) XML
24 17 (7.42%) Oracle
24 17 (7.42%) Security Cleared

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 (3.06%) Confluence
2 6 (2.62%) Apache
3 1 (0.44%) JBoss
3 1 (0.44%) OpenStack
3 1 (0.44%) SharePoint
3 1 (0.44%) Tomcat
3 1 (0.44%) WebLogic
3 1 (0.44%) WebSphere
Applications
1 9 (3.93%) MS Excel
2 1 (0.44%) MS Office
2 1 (0.44%) Simulink
Cloud Services
1 5 (2.18%) SaaS
2 4 (1.75%) IaaS
2 4 (1.75%) PaaS
3 3 (1.31%) Amazon AWS
3 3 (1.31%) GitHub
4 2 (0.87%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 10 (4.37%) Wireless
2 7 (3.06%) Bluetooth
2 7 (3.06%) Wi-Fi
3 4 (1.75%) HTTP
3 4 (1.75%) TCP/IP
4 2 (0.87%) FTP
4 2 (0.87%) Kerberos
4 2 (0.87%) LDAP
5 1 (0.44%) RFID
5 1 (0.44%) Software-Defined Radio
Database & Business Intelligence
1 25 (10.92%) Relational Database
2 12 (5.24%) SQL Server
3 10 (4.37%) MySQL
4 7 (3.06%) RDBMS
5 5 (2.18%) Data Mining
6 4 (1.75%) Apache Cassandra
6 4 (1.75%) Big Data
6 4 (1.75%) MongoDB
7 2 (0.87%) Hadoop
7 2 (0.87%) NoSQL
7 2 (0.87%) Oracle Database
7 2 (0.87%) Oracle Database 10g
8 1 (0.44%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 16 (6.99%) Jenkins
2 12 (5.24%) Atlassian Bamboo
2 12 (5.24%) Visual Studio
3 8 (3.49%) TeamCity
4 7 (3.06%) JIRA
4 7 (3.06%) Team Foundation Server
5 6 (2.62%) Bitbucket
5 6 (2.62%) EasyMock
5 6 (2.62%) JUnit
5 6 (2.62%) MSBuild
5 6 (2.62%) Octopus Deploy
6 3 (1.31%) Git (software)
6 3 (1.31%) Jasmine
6 3 (1.31%) JSUnit
6 3 (1.31%) Mockito
6 3 (1.31%) Selenium
6 3 (1.31%) Travis CI
7 2 (0.87%) NUnit
7 2 (0.87%) PROIV
8 1 (0.44%) Subversion
General
1 15 (6.55%) Finance
2 12 (5.24%) Electronics
3 10 (4.37%) Military
4 9 (3.93%) Games
5 7 (3.06%) Automotive
6 6 (2.62%) Banking
7 2 (0.87%) Back Office
8 1 (0.44%) Advertising
8 1 (0.44%) Aerospace
8 1 (0.44%) Avionics
8 1 (0.44%) French Language
8 1 (0.44%) Manufacturing
8 1 (0.44%) Retail
8 1 (0.44%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 62 (27.07%) HTML
2 46 (20.09%) .NET
3 40 (17.47%) CSS
4 22 (9.61%) ASP.NET
5 18 (7.86%) XML
6 16 (6.99%) Web Services
7 15 (6.55%) JSON
8 14 (6.11%) AngularJS
8 14 (6.11%) HTML5
8 14 (6.11%) SOAP
8 14 (6.11%) Spring
9 11 (4.80%) CSS3
10 10 (4.37%) ASP.NET Web API
10 10 (4.37%) jQuery
10 10 (4.37%) Qt
10 10 (4.37%) REST
11 8 (3.49%) Hibernate
11 8 (3.49%) Node.js
11 8 (3.49%) Spring MVC
12 7 (3.06%) POSIX
Miscellaneous
1 130 (56.77%) Computer Science
2 10 (4.37%) Embedded Systems
3 6 (2.62%) Wiki
4 5 (2.18%) 3D Graphics
4 5 (2.18%) Algorithms
5 4 (1.75%) Analytical Skills
6 3 (1.31%) Fintech
7 2 (0.87%) User Experience
8 1 (0.44%) BBC
8 1 (0.44%) Data Structures
8 1 (0.44%) Driving Licence
8 1 (0.44%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
8 1 (0.44%) Linux Command Line
8 1 (0.44%) Mobile App
8 1 (0.44%) Online Games
8 1 (0.44%) Robotics
8 1 (0.44%) VHDL
Operating Systems
1 32 (13.97%) Linux
2 14 (6.11%) Unix
3 13 (5.68%) Windows
4 10 (4.37%) Embedded Linux
5 9 (3.93%) Android
6 8 (3.49%) Solaris
7 7 (3.06%) Apple iOS
8 6 (2.62%) CentOS
8 6 (2.62%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 3 (1.31%) VxWorks
10 1 (0.44%) Mac OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 218 (95.20%) Software Engineering
2 77 (33.62%) Mathematics
3 53 (23.14%) OO
4 52 (22.71%) Physics
5 50 (21.83%) Agile Software Development
6 29 (12.66%) TDD
7 24 (10.48%) SDLC
8 22 (9.61%) Open Source
9 20 (8.73%) OOP
10 18 (7.86%) OOD
10 18 (7.86%) Scrum
11 15 (6.55%) DevOps
12 14 (6.11%) MVC
12 14 (6.11%) Unit Testing
13 13 (5.68%) Multithreading
14 11 (4.80%) Continuous Integration
14 11 (4.80%) Embedded Software Development
14 11 (4.80%) Machine Learning
15 10 (4.37%) Configuration Management
16 9 (3.93%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 143 (62.45%) C++
2 121 (52.84%) Java
3 93 (40.61%) C
4 84 (36.68%) C#
5 66 (28.82%) Python
6 62 (27.07%) JavaScript
7 36 (15.72%) SQL
8 16 (6.99%) PHP
9 13 (5.68%) Perl
10 12 (5.24%) Embedded C++
11 11 (4.80%) MATLAB
12 9 (3.93%) Embedded C
12 9 (3.93%) VB
13 7 (3.06%) Scala
13 7 (3.06%) VB6
14 5 (2.18%) Fortran
14 5 (2.18%) Ruby
14 5 (2.18%) VC++
15 4 (1.75%) TypeScript
16 3 (1.31%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 161 (70.31%) Degree
2 17 (7.42%) Security Cleared
3 16 (6.99%) PhD
4 3 (1.31%) DBS Check
5 2 (0.87%) HND
5 2 (0.87%) SC Cleared
6 1 (0.44%) Chartered Engineer
6 1 (0.44%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (4.37%) QA
System Software
1 18 (7.86%) Firmware
2 3 (1.31%) Docker
3 2 (0.87%) NFS
4 1 (0.44%) Virtual Machines
4 1 (0.44%) VirtualBox
Vendors
1 17 (7.42%) Oracle
2 7 (3.06%) Microsoft
3 6 (2.62%) Red Hat
4 3 (1.31%) Avid
4 3 (1.31%) Xamarin
5 1 (0.44%) Freescale
5 1 (0.44%) Wonderware
Oldham, Lancashire
Redrock Consulting Ltd
Salary: £16000 - £25000 per annum + Excellent Benefits + Training
Posted: 3 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
ECM Selection
Salary: to £30k plus excellent benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Knutsford, Cheshire
Oscar
Salary: £23000 - £28000 per annum + competitive benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Bracknell, Berkshire
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Knutsford, Cheshire
Oscar
Salary: £20000 - £23000 per annum + competitive benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Empiric.com
Salary: From £33,000 to £55,000 per annum health + pension + 25 days holiday
Posted: 5 days ago
Edinburgh, Midlothian
Search Consultancy
Posted: 5 days ago
Diss, Norfolk
Tec Partners
Salary: £20000.00 - £35000.00 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Knutsford, Cheshire
Oscar
Salary: £25000 - £27000 per annum + competitive benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Fareham
Spectrum IT
Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum
Posted: 12 days ago
London
ENTERPRISE RECRUITMENT LTD
Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum, Benefits excellent benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Edinburgh
Cathcart Associates
Salary: £30000 - £48000 per annum + Employee Benefits
Posted: 15 days ago
Oldham
2M Employment Solutions
Salary: Negotiable
Posted: 16 days ago
Bath
People Source Consulting
Posted: 8 days ago
Cambridge
TRG
Salary: 28000-32000 Per Annum + benfits
Posted: 26 days ago
Farnborough, UK
Leidos
Posted: 24 days ago