The first table below looks at the demand 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 18 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Job Titles currently tracked.

Location
3 months to
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Graduate Software Engineer
Rank 787 761 774
Rank change year-on-year
-26 +13
Permanent jobs requiring a Graduate Software Engineer 130 122 149
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.11% 0.11% 0.12%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.11% 0.12% 0.13%
Number of salaries quoted 114 110 137
Average salary £24,500 £25,000 £25,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-2.00% -
90% offered a salary of more than £19,000 £21,450 £20,000
10% offered a salary of more than £28,500 £30,000 £30,000
UK excluding London average salary £24,000 £25,000 £25,000
% change year-on-year
-4.00% -
Job Titles Category
UK
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
114665 105124 119149
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 94.51% 94.68% 94.80%
Number of salaries quoted 92969 87480 102132
Average salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.88% -
90% offered a salary of more than £27,000 £26,500 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £70,000 £67,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £38,325 £38,000
% change year-on-year
+4.37% +0.85%

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 18 April 2014 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 18 April 2014. 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 each for more statistics)
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
Find
Job
Vacancies
England -33 129 £24,250 -3.00% 29
South East +14 58 £25,000 - 5
Hampshire +11 24 £25,000 +3.09% 2
East Midlands -4 24 £19,000 -9.52% 1
South West -13 22 £23,000 -8.00% 4
Nottinghamshire +10 21 £19,000 -9.52% 1
Berkshire +2 13 £25,000 -7.40% 3
Winchester - 11 £22,500 -
Milton Keynes +10 10 £28,500 +1.78%
Reading +8 10 £25,000 -1.96% 1
Buckinghamshire +1 10 £28,500 +16.32%
Dorset +4 9 £26,250 +16.66% 1
Poole - 9 £25,000 - 1
Nottingham +3 8 £22,500 +7.14% 1
East of England -21 8 £25,750 -14.16% 12
London -65 8 £25,250 -15.83% 5
Surrey - 8 £22,500 -
Cambridge -5 7 £26,500 -11.66% 8
Cambridgeshire -5 7 £26,500 -11.66% 8
Portsmouth - 6 £25,000 - 1
Barnstaple - 6 £21,000 -
Devon - 6 £21,000 -
West Midlands - 6 £25,000 -
Gloucestershire - 4 £21,500 - 1
Basingstoke - 4 £26,750 - 1
Godalming - 4 £22,500 -
Southampton -1 3 £27,500 +1.85%
Bristol -11 3 £18,500 -17.77% 2
Cheltenham - 3 £21,500 - 1
Birmingham - 3 - -

Graduate Software Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, 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.

1 212 (98.15%) Software Engineering
2 126 (58.33%) Degree
3 119 (55.09%) Computer Science
4 117 (54.17%) C++
5 110 (50.93%) Java
6 108 (50.00%) C#
7 74 (34.26%) .NET
8 61 (28.24%) C
9 60 (27.78%) Mathematics
10 55 (25.46%) HTML
11 53 (24.54%) JavaScript
12 48 (22.22%) Microsoft
13 45 (20.83%) OO
13 45 (20.83%) SQL Server
14 43 (19.91%) Agile Software Development
15 42 (19.44%) Finance
16 41 (18.98%) ASP.NET
17 40 (18.52%) SQL
18 38 (17.59%) Linux
18 38 (17.59%) Scrum
19 36 (16.67%) MS Excel
19 36 (16.67%) Physics
20 35 (16.20%) UNIX
21 34 (15.74%) TDD
22 30 (13.89%) Eclipse
23 29 (13.43%) Spring
24 28 (12.96%) OOP
25 26 (12.04%) OOD
26 25 (11.57%) CSS
27 22 (10.19%) Windows

Graduate Software Engineer
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, 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 14 (6.48%) WebSphere
2 6 (2.78%) Tomcat
3 4 (1.85%) WebLogic
Applications
1 36 (16.67%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 7 (3.24%) Oracle BPM
2 2 (0.93%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 7 (3.24%) GitHub
2 3 (1.39%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 9 (4.17%) Internet
2 8 (3.70%) TCP/IP
3 4 (1.85%) HTTP
4 3 (1.39%) SSL
4 3 (1.39%) VoIP
5 1 (0.46%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 45 (20.83%) SQL Server
2 3 (1.39%) Relational Database
2 3 (1.39%) NoSQL
2 3 (1.39%) SQL Server 2008
3 2 (0.93%) Hadoop
3 2 (0.93%) MongoDB
3 2 (0.93%) SQL Server 2005
3 2 (0.93%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 1 (0.46%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 30 (13.89%) Eclipse
2 19 (8.80%) JUnit
3 15 (6.94%) Selenium
3 15 (6.94%) FitNesse
4 8 (3.70%) Hudson
4 8 (3.70%) Subversion
5 7 (3.24%) Xcode
5 7 (3.24%) JDeveloper
5 7 (3.24%) Git (software)
6 5 (2.31%) Visual Studio
7 4 (1.85%) Eclipse RCP
8 2 (0.93%) Team Foundation Server
8 2 (0.93%) VSS/SourceSafe
9 1 (0.46%) LabVIEW
9 1 (0.46%) Maven
9 1 (0.46%) Jenkins
General
1 42 (19.44%) Finance
2 15 (6.94%) Retail
3 9 (4.17%) Aerospace
4 8 (3.70%) Telecoms
4 8 (3.70%) Banking
5 7 (3.24%) Electronics
5 7 (3.24%) Military
6 6 (2.78%) Manufacturing
7 4 (1.85%) French Language
7 4 (1.85%) Financial Institution
8 3 (1.39%) Advertising
8 3 (1.39%) Games
9 2 (0.93%) Marketing
9 2 (0.93%) Pharmaceutical
10 1 (0.46%) Front Office
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 74 (34.26%) .NET
2 55 (25.46%) HTML
3 41 (18.98%) ASP.NET
4 29 (13.43%) Spring
5 25 (11.57%) CSS
6 17 (7.87%) Java EE
7 14 (6.48%) Hibernate
8 12 (5.56%) WPF
8 12 (5.56%) HTML5
8 12 (5.56%) XML
9 11 (5.09%) Dojo
10 10 (4.63%) J2EE
11 9 (4.17%) WCF
12 8 (3.70%) CSS3
13 7 (3.24%) Middleware
13 7 (3.24%) Oracle Fusion
14 6 (2.78%) Web Services
15 4 (1.85%) Boost C++ Libraries
15 4 (1.85%) SWT
15 4 (1.85%) GWT
Miscellaneous
1 119 (55.09%) Computer Science
2 60 (27.78%) Mathematics
3 36 (16.67%) Physics
4 9 (4.17%) Mobile App
4 9 (4.17%) Embedded Systems
5 6 (2.78%) Social Media
6 5 (2.31%) Client/Server
7 3 (1.39%) Cryptography
7 3 (1.39%) Mainframe
7 3 (1.39%) Digital Media
7 3 (1.39%) Video Conferencing
8 2 (0.93%) Hedge funds
8 2 (0.93%) Enterprise Software
8 2 (0.93%) DTV
8 2 (0.93%) Firmware
9 1 (0.46%) Management Information System
9 1 (0.46%) Replication
9 1 (0.46%) Statistics
9 1 (0.46%) Xbox
9 1 (0.46%) Life Science
Operating Systems
1 38 (17.59%) Linux
2 35 (16.20%) UNIX
3 22 (10.19%) Windows
4 5 (2.31%) Android
5 4 (1.85%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 212 (98.15%) Software Engineering
2 45 (20.83%) OO
3 43 (19.91%) Agile Software Development
4 38 (17.59%) Scrum
5 34 (15.74%) TDD
6 28 (12.96%) OOP
7 26 (12.04%) OOD
8 16 (7.41%) MVC
9 15 (6.94%) Product Management
10 12 (5.56%) Unit Testing
11 9 (4.17%) Web Development
12 7 (3.24%) SOA
13 6 (2.78%) UML
14 4 (1.85%) BDD
14 4 (1.85%) Problem Management
14 4 (1.85%) Continuous Improvement
14 4 (1.85%) Performance Tuning
15 3 (1.39%) Migration
15 3 (1.39%) Data Analysis
15 3 (1.39%) Software Testing
Programming Languages
1 117 (54.17%) C++
2 110 (50.93%) Java
3 108 (50.00%) C#
4 61 (28.24%) C
5 53 (24.54%) JavaScript
6 40 (18.52%) SQL
7 20 (9.26%) Python
8 15 (6.94%) Perl
9 10 (4.63%) Objective-C
10 9 (4.17%) Embedded C
11 5 (2.31%) Ruby
11 5 (2.31%) VB
11 5 (2.31%) PHP
12 3 (1.39%) Ada
13 2 (0.93%) R
13 2 (0.93%) VC++
13 2 (0.93%) MATLAB
13 2 (0.93%) VB.NET
14 1 (0.46%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 126 (58.33%) Degree
2 10 (4.63%) Security Cleared
3 7 (3.24%) PhD
4 4 (1.85%) DV Cleared
5 1 (0.46%) ISTQB
5 1 (0.46%) ISEB
5 1 (0.46%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (6.02%) QA
2 2 (0.93%) ISO 9000
2 2 (0.93%) TickIT
3 1 (0.46%) ISO 9001
Vendors
1 48 (22.22%) Microsoft
2 17 (7.87%) hybris
3 11 (5.09%) Oracle
4 6 (2.78%) JBoss
5 3 (1.39%) SAP
5 3 (1.39%) Websense
6 2 (0.93%) BT
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
ENTERPRISE RECRUITMENT LTD
Salary: £27000 to £35000 per annum
Posted: 15 hours ago
London
ENTERPRISE RECRUITMENT LTD
Salary: £25000 to £30000 per annum - excellent benefits
Posted: 15 hours ago
West London
ENTERPRISE RECRUITMENT LTD
Salary: £36000 + £2k joining bonus + shares
Posted: 15 hours ago
Reading, Berkshire
Deanslist Limited
Salary: From £20,000 to £30,000 per annum + corporate benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
ENTERPRISE RECRUITMENT LTD
Salary: £25000 to £35000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Bracknell, Berkshire
ENTERPRISE RECRUITMENT LTD
Salary: £18000 to £26000 per annum - Bonus, Shares, Health/Dental
Posted: 3 days ago
Kings Langley, Hertfordshire
ENTERPRISE RECRUITMENT LTD
Salary: From £20,000 to £30,000 per annum Shares, Pension, Health/Dental
Posted: 3 days ago
Kings Langley, Hertfordshire
ENTERPRISE RECRUITMENT LTD
Salary: Up to £30,000 per annum Shares, Health/Dental, Bonus
Posted: 3 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
ENTERPRISE RECRUITMENT LTD
Salary: Up to £30,000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Uxbridge, Middlesex
ENTERPRISE RECRUITMENT LTD
Salary: From £30,000 to £35,000 per annum Bonus, Pension/Health
Posted: 3 days ago
Basingstoke, Hampshire
Oho Group Ltd.
Salary: £20000 to £27000 per annum - good benefit package
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Verticality Ltd
Salary: £25000 to £30000 per annum - Bens
Posted: 4 days ago
Poole, Dorset
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £20000 - £30000 per annum + great benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Bracknell, Berkshire
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £25000 - £30000 per annum + bonus + benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Portsmouth, Hampshire
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £20000 - £30000 per annum + training
Posted: 5 days ago
Uxbridge, Middlesex
MJH Personnel Associates
Salary: Excellent + bens
Posted: 5 days ago
Bristol, Avon
Auburn Rose
Salary: From £20,000 to £30,000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Bristol, Avon
Auburn Rose
Salary: From £20,000 to £30,000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
MJH Personnel Associates
Salary: Excellent + bens
Posted: 6 days ago
York, North Yorkshire
4it Recruitment Ltd
Salary: Excellent Salary + Benefits Package
Posted: 6 days ago