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 31 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
31 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Graduate Software Engineer
Rank 704 760 735
Rank change year-on-year
+56 -25
Permanent jobs requiring a Graduate Software Engineer 189 170 145
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.17% 0.15% 0.13%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.18% 0.15% 0.14%
Number of salaries quoted 170 153 136
Average salary £25,000 £24,000 £25,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+4.16% -5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £21,500 £19,500 £20,400
10% offered a salary of more than £29,100 £30,000 £30,000
UK excluding London average salary £25,000 £24,000 £24,250
% change year-on-year
+4.16% -1.03%

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
103310 110572 102545
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 94.34% 94.52% 94.31%
Number of salaries quoted 85440 90223 84888
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 £67,500 £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 31 July 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 31 July 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 +43 184 £25,000 +4.16% 22
South East +10 61 £25,000 +2.04% 3
South West -14 37 £23,500 +6.81%
East of England +9 34 £25,000 -9.09% 7
Hampshire +10 29 £25,000 -
Bristol -13 17 £24,000 +29.72%
London +35 16 £26,000 - 5
West Yorkshire +20 14 £19,000 -5.00%
Yorkshire +14 14 £19,000 -5.00%
West Midlands +3 14 £25,000 -9.09% 1
Leeds +24 12 - -
Bournemouth +10 11 £23,500 -14.54%
Dorset +4 11 £23,500 -14.54%
Surrey +21 10 £25,000 - 1
Suffolk -2 10 £25,000 +11.11%
Ipswich - 10 £25,000 -
Berkshire +8 9 £27,500 -0.90% 1
West Sussex +13 8 £25,000 -
Essex +5 8 £25,000 +16.27% 1
Worcestershire +3 8 £25,000 -9.09%
Malvern -3 8 £25,000 -9.09%
Guildford +11 7 £25,000 -21.87%
Winchester - 7 £25,000 -
Colchester - 7 £25,000 -
Cambridgeshire -3 6 £27,500 -8.33% 4
Hertfordshire -9 6 £26,000 +8.33% 2
North West - 6 £22,500 - 2
Fareham +23 5 £25,500 +3.03%
Horsham - 5 £25,000 -
Newbury +16 4 £27,500 -1.78%

Graduate Software Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 31 July 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.

1 290 (90.91%) Software Engineering
2 201 (63.01%) Degree
3 181 (56.74%) C++
4 179 (56.11%) Java
5 177 (55.49%) Computer Science
6 145 (45.45%) C#
7 117 (36.68%) .NET
8 105 (32.92%) HTML
9 103 (32.29%) C
10 88 (27.59%) JavaScript
11 87 (27.27%) Agile Software Development
12 75 (23.51%) Linux
13 61 (19.12%) Mathematics
14 58 (18.18%) OO
15 57 (17.87%) SQL
16 56 (17.55%) OOD
17 47 (14.73%) SQL Server
18 45 (14.11%) ASP.NET
19 44 (13.79%) Python
20 42 (13.17%) TDD
21 38 (11.91%) Microsoft
22 36 (11.29%) Electronics
23 35 (10.97%) CSS
23 35 (10.97%) HTML5
24 33 (10.34%) Windows
25 30 (9.40%) Scrum
26 29 (9.09%) WPF
27 28 (8.78%) Physics
27 28 (8.78%) MySQL
28 27 (8.46%) Web Services

Graduate Software Engineer
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 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 19 (5.96%) Apache
2 7 (2.19%) Tomcat
2 7 (2.19%) SharePoint
3 6 (1.88%) Mule
3 6 (1.88%) OpenStack
3 6 (1.88%) Mule ESB
4 4 (1.25%) WebLogic
4 4 (1.25%) ArcGIS
4 4 (1.25%) WebSphere
4 4 (1.25%) JBoss
5 1 (0.31%) IIS
Applications
1 8 (2.51%) MS Excel
2 3 (0.94%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 2 (0.63%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 1 (0.31%) HFM
Cloud Services
1 5 (1.57%) GitHub
2 1 (0.31%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (0.31%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 11 (3.45%) LDAP
2 7 (2.19%) GSM
2 7 (2.19%) TCP/IP
2 7 (2.19%) Wi-Fi
3 6 (1.88%) HTTP
3 6 (1.88%) UMTS
4 5 (1.57%) GPRS
4 5 (1.57%) Kerberos
4 5 (1.57%) FTP
5 4 (1.25%) NFC
5 4 (1.25%) DVB
5 4 (1.25%) Bluetooth
5 4 (1.25%) VoIP
5 4 (1.25%) WLAN
6 2 (0.63%) WAN
6 2 (0.63%) RTP
6 2 (0.63%) RANAP
6 2 (0.63%) LAN
6 2 (0.63%) LTE
6 2 (0.63%) Diameter Protocol
Database & Business Intelligence
1 47 (14.73%) SQL Server
2 28 (8.78%) MySQL
3 8 (2.51%) Oracle Database
3 8 (2.51%) Relational Database
3 8 (2.51%) MongoDB
4 4 (1.25%) NoSQL
4 4 (1.25%) SQL Server 2008
5 3 (0.94%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 3 (0.94%) Big Data
6 2 (0.63%) Crystal Reports
6 2 (0.63%) Oracle Reports
6 2 (0.63%) CouchDB
6 2 (0.63%) UniData
6 2 (0.63%) RavenDB
6 2 (0.63%) Neo4j
7 1 (0.31%) Microsoft Analysis Services
7 1 (0.31%) SQL Server 2000
7 1 (0.31%) SQL Server 2005
7 1 (0.31%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 1 (0.31%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 15 (4.70%) Selenium
2 12 (3.76%) JUnit
3 10 (3.13%) FitNesse
4 9 (2.82%) Visual Studio
4 9 (2.82%) Git (software)
5 6 (1.88%) Eclipse
6 5 (1.57%) TeamCity
6 5 (1.57%) Subversion
7 4 (1.25%) VSS/SourceSafe
7 4 (1.25%) Eclipse RCP
8 3 (0.94%) Team Foundation Server
8 3 (0.94%) NUnit
9 2 (0.63%) WebDriver
9 2 (0.63%) Jasmine
9 2 (0.63%) Octopus Deploy
10 1 (0.31%) SoapUI
10 1 (0.31%) Mercurial
10 1 (0.31%) NetBeans
General
1 36 (11.29%) Electronics
2 25 (7.84%) Retail
3 21 (6.58%) Telecoms
4 18 (5.64%) Games
5 16 (5.02%) Finance
6 12 (3.76%) Pharmaceutical
7 10 (3.13%) Manufacturing
8 5 (1.57%) Automotive
8 5 (1.57%) Military
8 5 (1.57%) Multimedia
9 4 (1.25%) Aerospace
10 2 (0.63%) Publishing
10 2 (0.63%) Banking
10 2 (0.63%) Marketing
11 1 (0.31%) German Language
11 1 (0.31%) Avionics
11 1 (0.31%) Music Industry
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 117 (36.68%) .NET
2 105 (32.92%) HTML
3 45 (14.11%) ASP.NET
4 35 (10.97%) CSS
4 35 (10.97%) HTML5
5 29 (9.09%) WPF
6 27 (8.46%) Web Services
7 26 (8.15%) jQuery
8 19 (5.96%) Twitter Bootstrap
9 18 (5.64%) XML
9 18 (5.64%) Spring
10 14 (4.39%) Ajax
11 12 (3.76%) Java EE
11 12 (3.76%) Qt
11 12 (3.76%) Apache Flex
12 11 (3.45%) CSS3
12 11 (3.45%) MFC
13 10 (3.13%) AngularJS
13 10 (3.13%) Apache Camel
13 10 (3.13%) WCF
Miscellaneous
1 177 (55.49%) Computer Science
2 61 (19.12%) Mathematics
3 28 (8.78%) Physics
4 27 (8.46%) Algorithms
5 16 (5.02%) Mechatronics
5 16 (5.02%) GIS
6 15 (4.70%) Robotics
7 12 (3.76%) NHS
8 10 (3.13%) User Experience
9 9 (2.82%) Data Structures
9 9 (2.82%) iPhone
10 7 (2.19%) Fat Client
10 7 (2.19%) Thin Client
10 7 (2.19%) Device Driver
10 7 (2.19%) Analytical Skills
11 6 (1.88%) Artificial Intelligence
12 5 (1.57%) Embedded Systems
13 4 (1.25%) Mobile App
13 4 (1.25%) MPEG
14 2 (0.63%) DTV
Operating Systems
1 75 (23.51%) Linux
2 33 (10.34%) Windows
3 26 (8.15%) UNIX
4 16 (5.02%) Android
5 7 (2.19%) Apple iOS
6 6 (1.88%) Windows Mobile
7 5 (1.57%) Mac OS X
7 5 (1.57%) Windows 8
7 5 (1.57%) Windows Phone
7 5 (1.57%) Windows 7
8 4 (1.25%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 4 (1.25%) Nucleus RTOS
8 4 (1.25%) Solaris
9 1 (0.31%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 290 (90.91%) Software Engineering
2 87 (27.27%) Agile Software Development
3 58 (18.18%) OO
4 56 (17.55%) OOD
5 42 (13.17%) TDD
6 30 (9.40%) Scrum
7 24 (7.52%) OOP
8 22 (6.90%) Web Development
9 18 (5.64%) Unit Testing
9 18 (5.64%) SDLC
10 16 (5.02%) Project Management
11 15 (4.70%) UML
11 15 (4.70%) Mentoring
12 14 (4.39%) Multithreading
13 13 (4.08%) Open Source
14 12 (3.76%) Data Analysis
15 11 (3.45%) MVC
15 11 (3.45%) Test Automation
16 10 (3.13%) Product Management
16 10 (3.13%) Procedural Programming
Programming Languages
1 181 (56.74%) C++
2 179 (56.11%) Java
3 145 (45.45%) C#
4 103 (32.29%) C
5 88 (27.59%) JavaScript
6 57 (17.87%) SQL
7 44 (13.79%) Python
8 20 (6.27%) PHP
9 13 (4.08%) VB.NET
10 9 (2.82%) MATLAB
11 7 (2.19%) Scala
11 7 (2.19%) Embedded C
12 6 (1.88%) PL/SQL
12 6 (1.88%) VB
13 5 (1.57%) Objective-C
13 5 (1.57%) VB6
14 4 (1.25%) Ruby
14 4 (1.25%) T-SQL
15 3 (0.94%) Embedded C++
15 3 (0.94%) Assembly Language
Qualifications
1 201 (63.01%) Degree
2 20 (6.27%) Microsoft Certification
3 19 (5.96%) PhD
4 10 (3.13%) Security Cleared
5 5 (1.57%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (3.45%) QA
2 1 (0.31%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 7 (2.19%) Firmware
2 5 (1.57%) NFS
Systems Management
1 2 (0.63%) Puppet
1 2 (0.63%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 38 (11.91%) Microsoft
2 18 (5.64%) Oracle
3 4 (1.25%) Red Hat
3 4 (1.25%) Symbian
3 4 (1.25%) Xamarin
4 2 (0.63%) SAP
4 2 (0.63%) Progress
4 2 (0.63%) Google
5 1 (0.31%) Avaloq
5 1 (0.31%) Apple
5 1 (0.31%) BT
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