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 4 September 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
4 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Graduate Software Engineer
Rank 737 750 724
Rank change year-on-year
+13 -26
Permanent jobs requiring a Graduate Software Engineer 167 159 153
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.15% 0.14% 0.15%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.16% 0.15% 0.15%
Number of salaries quoted 139 151 143
Average salary £24,000 £24,000 £25,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- -5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £20,000 £19,000 £20,700
10% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £30,000 £30,000
UK excluding London average salary £24,000 £24,000 £25,000
% change year-on-year
- -4.00%

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
102778 107783 99441
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 94.20% 94.50% 94.26%
Number of salaries quoted 85796 87187 82527
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,000 £26,500 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £70,000 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £39,000
% change year-on-year
- +2.56%

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 4 September 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 4 September 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 +25 163 £24,750 +3.12% 18
South East +9 47 £25,000 - 5
South West -21 26 £23,750 +10.46% 1
East of England -4 25 £24,000 -11.11% 6
London -1 20 £26,000 - 2
Yorkshire +26 19 £20,250 +1.25%
West Yorkshire +24 19 £20,250 +1.25%
Leeds +21 18 £19,500 -2.50%
Hampshire +21 17 £25,500 +2.00% 1
West Midlands +9 14 £25,000 - 2
Bristol -12 14 £24,500 +32.43% 1
Berkshire +17 9 £27,500 -1.78% 1
Hertfordshire +4 9 £26,000 +23.80% 2
Worcestershire - 9 £25,000 - 2
Surrey +11 8 £25,000 -
Bournemouth +11 8 £23,500 -14.54%
Dorset +6 8 £23,500 -6.00%
Malvern - 7 £25,000 -
Cambridgeshire +3 6 £22,500 -25.00% 4
West Sussex -5 6 £20,000 -20.00%
East Midlands -9 6 £21,500 -4.44%
North West - 6 £19,500 -
Winchester - 6 £25,000 -
Essex -5 5 £24,000 +12.94%
Fareham +12 4 £25,500 +2.00%
Buckinghamshire -6 4 £21,500 -12.24%
Chelmsford -10 4 £24,000 +14.28%
Milton Keynes -10 4 £21,500 -12.24%
Nottingham -12 4 £23,500 +4.44%
Nottinghamshire -21 4 £23,500 +4.44%

Graduate Software Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 4 September 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.

1 283 (91.00%) Software Engineering
2 179 (57.56%) Java
3 176 (56.59%) Degree
4 159 (51.13%) Computer Science
4 159 (51.13%) C++
5 138 (44.37%) C#
6 115 (36.98%) HTML
7 107 (34.41%) .NET
8 93 (29.90%) JavaScript
9 90 (28.94%) Agile Software Development
10 85 (27.33%) C
11 66 (21.22%) Linux
12 63 (20.26%) Mathematics
13 62 (19.94%) SQL
14 51 (16.40%) ASP.NET
15 50 (16.08%) OO
16 46 (14.79%) OOD
17 44 (14.15%) Python
17 44 (14.15%) TDD
18 43 (13.83%) SQL Server
19 41 (13.18%) CSS
19 41 (13.18%) HTML5
20 34 (10.93%) Microsoft
21 32 (10.29%) Physics
22 31 (9.97%) WPF
22 31 (9.97%) Scrum
23 28 (9.00%) jQuery
23 28 (9.00%) Windows
24 27 (8.68%) Retail
25 25 (8.04%) UNIX

Graduate Software Engineer
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 4 September 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 20 (6.43%) Apache
2 12 (3.86%) Tomcat
3 6 (1.93%) SharePoint
3 6 (1.93%) Mule
3 6 (1.93%) OpenStack
3 6 (1.93%) Mule ESB
4 4 (1.29%) WebSphere
4 4 (1.29%) WebLogic
4 4 (1.29%) JBoss
5 1 (0.32%) Node.js
5 1 (0.32%) ArcGIS
Applications
1 3 (0.96%) MS Excel
2 1 (0.32%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 3 (0.96%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 5 (1.61%) GitHub
2 1 (0.32%) Google Compute Engine
2 1 (0.32%) Google Cloud Platform
2 1 (0.32%) Firebase
2 1 (0.32%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (0.32%) Google App Engine
2 1 (0.32%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 8 (2.57%) LDAP
2 6 (1.93%) GSM
2 6 (1.93%) UMTS
2 6 (1.93%) Wi-Fi
3 4 (1.29%) DVB
3 4 (1.29%) NFC
3 4 (1.29%) VoIP
3 4 (1.29%) WLAN
3 4 (1.29%) Bluetooth
3 4 (1.29%) GPRS
4 3 (0.96%) TCP/IP
5 2 (0.64%) LAN
5 2 (0.64%) WAN
5 2 (0.64%) Ethernet
5 2 (0.64%) FTP
5 2 (0.64%) HTTP
5 2 (0.64%) Kerberos
5 2 (0.64%) LTE
5 2 (0.64%) Diameter Protocol
5 2 (0.64%) RTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 43 (13.83%) SQL Server
2 25 (8.04%) MySQL
3 11 (3.54%) Relational Database
4 8 (2.57%) MongoDB
4 8 (2.57%) Big Data
4 8 (2.57%) Oracle Database
5 4 (1.29%) NoSQL
6 3 (0.96%) SQL Server 2008
6 3 (0.96%) UniData
7 2 (0.64%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 2 (0.64%) Crystal Reports
7 2 (0.64%) Oracle Reports
7 2 (0.64%) CouchDB
7 2 (0.64%) RavenDB
7 2 (0.64%) Neo4j
8 1 (0.32%) SQL Server 2000
8 1 (0.32%) SQL Server 2005
8 1 (0.32%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 1 (0.32%) Microsoft Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 13 (4.18%) Selenium
2 10 (3.22%) Git (software)
3 9 (2.89%) JUnit
3 9 (2.89%) Visual Studio
4 7 (2.25%) FitNesse
5 6 (1.93%) TeamCity
5 6 (1.93%) Eclipse
6 5 (1.61%) Subversion
7 4 (1.29%) NUnit
7 4 (1.29%) Team Foundation Server
7 4 (1.29%) Eclipse RCP
8 3 (0.96%) VSS/SourceSafe
9 2 (0.64%) Jasmine
9 2 (0.64%) WebDriver
9 2 (0.64%) Octopus Deploy
10 1 (0.32%) Mercurial
10 1 (0.32%) Grunt
10 1 (0.32%) Bower
10 1 (0.32%) NetBeans
General
1 27 (8.68%) Retail
2 23 (7.40%) Telecoms
3 22 (7.07%) Electronics
4 21 (6.75%) Finance
5 20 (6.43%) Games
6 17 (5.47%) Pharmaceutical
7 10 (3.22%) Manufacturing
8 6 (1.93%) Military
8 6 (1.93%) Automotive
9 5 (1.61%) Multimedia
10 3 (0.96%) Marketing
11 2 (0.64%) Avionics
11 2 (0.64%) Banking
11 2 (0.64%) Publishing
12 1 (0.32%) Aerospace
12 1 (0.32%) German Language
12 1 (0.32%) Music Industry
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 115 (36.98%) HTML
2 107 (34.41%) .NET
3 51 (16.40%) ASP.NET
4 41 (13.18%) CSS
4 41 (13.18%) HTML5
5 31 (9.97%) WPF
6 28 (9.00%) jQuery
7 23 (7.40%) Web Services
8 19 (6.11%) XML
8 19 (6.11%) Twitter Bootstrap
9 17 (5.47%) Spring
9 17 (5.47%) Apache Flex
10 14 (4.50%) AngularJS
11 13 (4.18%) Ajax
12 12 (3.86%) RabbitMQ
12 12 (3.86%) CSS3
13 11 (3.54%) MFC
14 10 (3.22%) ASP.NET MVC
15 9 (2.89%) Qt
15 9 (2.89%) Hibernate
Miscellaneous
1 159 (51.13%) Computer Science
2 63 (20.26%) Mathematics
3 32 (10.29%) Physics
4 23 (7.40%) Algorithms
5 17 (5.47%) NHS
6 11 (3.54%) Mechatronics
7 10 (3.22%) Robotics
8 9 (2.89%) GIS
8 9 (2.89%) Data Structures
9 8 (2.57%) User Experience
9 8 (2.57%) Analytical Skills
10 7 (2.25%) Device Driver
10 7 (2.25%) Fat Client
10 7 (2.25%) Thin Client
11 6 (1.93%) Artificial Intelligence
11 6 (1.93%) iPhone
12 4 (1.29%) MPEG
13 3 (0.96%) DTV
14 2 (0.64%) Hedge funds
14 2 (0.64%) Embedded Systems
Operating Systems
1 66 (21.22%) Linux
2 28 (9.00%) Windows
3 25 (8.04%) UNIX
4 19 (6.11%) Android
5 10 (3.22%) Apple iOS
6 7 (2.25%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 6 (1.93%) Windows Mobile
8 5 (1.61%) Solaris
8 5 (1.61%) Windows 8
9 4 (1.29%) Nucleus RTOS
9 4 (1.29%) Windows 7
10 2 (0.64%) Windows Phone
11 1 (0.32%) Windows XP
11 1 (0.32%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 283 (91.00%) Software Engineering
2 90 (28.94%) Agile Software Development
3 50 (16.08%) OO
4 46 (14.79%) OOD
5 44 (14.15%) TDD
6 31 (9.97%) Scrum
7 24 (7.72%) OOP
8 22 (7.07%) SDLC
9 19 (6.11%) Unit Testing
10 17 (5.47%) Open Source
10 17 (5.47%) Web Development
11 16 (5.14%) Multithreading
12 15 (4.82%) Mentoring
12 15 (4.82%) MVC
13 12 (3.86%) UML
14 11 (3.54%) Project Management
15 10 (3.22%) OOA/OOD
16 9 (2.89%) Data Analysis
17 8 (2.57%) Validation
17 8 (2.57%) Migration
Programming Languages
1 179 (57.56%) Java
2 159 (51.13%) C++
3 138 (44.37%) C#
4 93 (29.90%) JavaScript
5 85 (27.33%) C
6 62 (19.94%) SQL
7 44 (14.15%) Python
8 20 (6.43%) PHP
9 11 (3.54%) VB.NET
10 9 (2.89%) VB
10 9 (2.89%) Ruby
11 7 (2.25%) PL/SQL
12 6 (1.93%) Perl
12 6 (1.93%) Scala
13 5 (1.61%) Objective-C
13 5 (1.61%) VB6
13 5 (1.61%) Embedded C
14 3 (0.96%) Embedded C++
14 3 (0.96%) Assembly Language
15 2 (0.64%) Tcl
Qualifications
1 176 (56.59%) Degree
2 22 (7.07%) PhD
3 20 (6.43%) Microsoft Certification
4 8 (2.57%) Security Cleared
5 5 (1.61%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (3.86%) QA
System Software
1 5 (1.61%) Firmware
2 2 (0.64%) NFS
Systems Management
1 2 (0.64%) Puppet
1 2 (0.64%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 34 (10.93%) Microsoft
2 22 (7.07%) Oracle
3 7 (2.25%) Red Hat
4 4 (1.29%) Symbian
5 3 (0.96%) SAP
5 3 (0.96%) Google
6 1 (0.32%) Avaloq
6 1 (0.32%) Xamarin
6 1 (0.32%) WorldPay
6 1 (0.32%) Progress
6 1 (0.32%) Apple
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