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 6 May 2016 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
6 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Graduate Software Engineer
Rank 827 833 846
Rank change year-on-year
+6 +13
Permanent jobs requiring a Graduate Software Engineer 113 134 153
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.11% 0.12% 0.13%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.11% 0.13% 0.13%
Number of salaries quoted 110 128 137
Median salary £27,250 £26,500 £25,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+2.83% +6.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £21,500 £19,000
10% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £32,500 £27,500
UK excluding London median salary £26,500 £26,500 £25,000
% change year-on-year
- +6.00%

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
98685 106608 115718
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 96.26% 96.48% 96.44%
Number of salaries quoted 82974 87064 93978
Median salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £26,500 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £68,000 £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 6 May 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 6 May 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 -17 103 £27,500 +3.77% 30
South East +33 49 £26,500 - 9
London +22 20 £32,500 +12.06% 1
Bracknell +17 19 £30,000 - 1
Berkshire +11 19 £30,000 +20.00% 2
Hampshire +5 14 £28,250 -13.07% 3
Surrey +3 13 £27,500 +3.77% 2
Worcestershire - 12 £24,000 - 1
Malvern - 12 £24,000 - 1
West Midlands - 12 £24,000 - 3
City of London +67 11 £32,500 +12.06%
East of England -2 8 £32,000 +16.36% 11
South West -23 8 £27,500 +27.90% 2
Redhill +4 6 £26,500 -
Bristol +4 5 £27,500 +22.22% 1
Scotland +1 5 £22,500 -35.71%
Hertfordshire +14 4 £32,000 +33.33% 3
Horsham -5 4 £26,500 +2.91%
Crawley -7 4 £26,500 -
West Sussex -20 4 £26,500 -
Cambridgeshire -22 4 £22,500 -18.18% 8
Woking - 4 £28,750 - 1
Edinburgh +8 3 £27,500 -
Weybridge - 3 £27,500 - 1
Hertford - 3 £32,000 -
Peterborough - 3 £22,500 -
Gloucestershire -3 2 £27,000 +5.88% 1
Oxfordshire - 2 £30,000 -
Havant - 2 £24,750 -
Glasgow - 2 £22,500 -

Graduate Software Engineer Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 6 May 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.

1 247 (99.20%) Software Engineering
2 193 (77.51%) Degree
3 172 (69.08%) Java
4 167 (67.07%) C++
5 148 (59.44%) Computer Science
6 137 (55.02%) C#
7 79 (31.73%) C
7 79 (31.73%) Python
8 69 (27.71%) JavaScript
9 67 (26.91%) Mathematics
10 60 (24.10%) SQL
11 59 (23.69%) HTML
12 56 (22.49%) .NET
13 50 (20.08%) Linux
14 46 (18.47%) Agile Software Development
15 45 (18.07%) Physics
16 41 (16.47%) OO
17 34 (13.65%) UML
18 33 (13.25%) Scrum
19 32 (12.85%) OOP
19 32 (12.85%) Web Services
19 32 (12.85%) Web Development
19 32 (12.85%) Analytical Skills
20 31 (12.45%) Windows
20 31 (12.45%) MySQL
21 25 (10.04%) ASP.NET
21 25 (10.04%) SDLC
22 24 (9.64%) CSS
23 21 (8.43%) Mentoring
24 20 (8.03%) Artificial Intelligence

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 17 (6.83%) Apache
2 8 (3.21%) JBoss
3 2 (0.80%) Tomcat
4 1 (0.40%) Confluence
4 1 (0.40%) IIS
Business Applications
1 3 (1.20%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.40%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (0.40%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (0.40%) PaaS
1 1 (0.40%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 11 (4.42%) TCP/IP
2 9 (3.61%) FTP
2 9 (3.61%) HTTP
2 9 (3.61%) Kerberos
2 9 (3.61%) LDAP
3 3 (1.20%) Internet
4 2 (0.80%) Modbus
4 2 (0.80%) Wireless
5 1 (0.40%) RS-232
5 1 (0.40%) RS-422
5 1 (0.40%) SpaceWire
Database & Business Intelligence
1 31 (12.45%) MySQL
2 15 (6.02%) GIS
2 15 (6.02%) SQL Server
3 11 (4.42%) NoSQL
4 9 (3.61%) Relational Database
5 8 (3.21%) Hadoop
5 8 (3.21%) MongoDB
6 5 (2.01%) SQL Server 2012
6 5 (2.01%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 4 (1.61%) SQL Server 2008
7 4 (1.61%) SQL Server 2014
8 3 (1.20%) Big Data
8 3 (1.20%) UniData
9 1 (0.40%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 10 (4.02%) Visual Studio
2 9 (3.61%) JIRA
3 8 (3.21%) Cucumber
3 8 (3.21%) JUnit
3 8 (3.21%) Selenium
4 4 (1.61%) Eclipse
5 3 (1.20%) Subversion
6 2 (0.80%) CruiseControl
7 1 (0.40%) Bugzilla
7 1 (0.40%) FogBugz
7 1 (0.40%) Git (software)
7 1 (0.40%) Octopus Deploy
7 1 (0.40%) Rational DOORS
7 1 (0.40%) Rational Rhapsody
7 1 (0.40%) SpecFlow
7 1 (0.40%) Team Foundation Server
7 1 (0.40%) TeamCity
7 1 (0.40%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 16 (6.43%) Aerospace
1 16 (6.43%) Finance
2 14 (5.62%) Front Office
3 12 (4.82%) Games
4 9 (3.61%) Electronics
4 9 (3.61%) Telecoms
5 4 (1.61%) Manufacturing
6 3 (1.20%) Automotive
6 3 (1.20%) Law
6 3 (1.20%) Marketing
7 2 (0.80%) Military
8 1 (0.40%) Advertising
8 1 (0.40%) Avionics
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 59 (23.69%) HTML
2 56 (22.49%) .NET
3 32 (12.85%) Web Services
4 25 (10.04%) ASP.NET
5 24 (9.64%) CSS
6 18 (7.23%) Ajax
7 17 (6.83%) jQuery
8 16 (6.43%) JSP
9 15 (6.02%) Servlets
10 12 (4.82%) Hibernate
10 12 (4.82%) HTML5
10 12 (4.82%) MFC
10 12 (4.82%) WPF
11 11 (4.42%) J2EE
11 11 (4.42%) WinForms
12 10 (4.02%) AngularJS
13 9 (3.61%) XML
14 8 (3.21%) EJB
14 8 (3.21%) Java EE
14 8 (3.21%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 148 (59.44%) Computer Science
2 67 (26.91%) Mathematics
3 45 (18.07%) Physics
4 32 (12.85%) Analytical Skills
5 20 (8.03%) Artificial Intelligence
6 18 (7.23%) Fat Client
6 18 (7.23%) Thin Client
7 13 (5.22%) Hedge funds
8 12 (4.82%) Embedded Systems
9 10 (4.02%) Mobile App
10 4 (1.61%) Data Protection Act
10 4 (1.61%) Tandem
11 3 (1.20%) Algorithms
11 3 (1.20%) Chemistry
12 2 (0.80%) Contactless
12 2 (0.80%) NHS
12 2 (0.80%) Visualisation
13 1 (0.40%) Robotics
13 1 (0.40%) Verilog
13 1 (0.40%) VHDL
Operating Systems
1 50 (20.08%) Linux
2 31 (12.45%) Windows
3 19 (7.63%) Android
3 19 (7.63%) Apple iOS
4 16 (6.43%) Unix
5 5 (2.01%) Windows XP
6 1 (0.40%) VxWorks
Processes & Methodologies
1 247 (99.20%) Software Engineering
2 46 (18.47%) Agile Software Development
3 41 (16.47%) OO
4 34 (13.65%) UML
5 33 (13.25%) Scrum
6 32 (12.85%) OOP
6 32 (12.85%) Web Development
7 25 (10.04%) SDLC
8 21 (8.43%) Mentoring
9 13 (5.22%) CMMI
9 13 (5.22%) Software Delivery
10 11 (4.42%) MVC
10 11 (4.42%) SOA
11 10 (4.02%) Mobile Application Development
12 9 (3.61%) Extreme Programming
12 9 (3.61%) Multithreading
13 8 (3.21%) OOD
14 7 (2.81%) TDD
15 6 (2.41%) Requirements Analysis
15 6 (2.41%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 172 (69.08%) Java
2 167 (67.07%) C++
3 137 (55.02%) C#
4 79 (31.73%) C
4 79 (31.73%) Python
5 69 (27.71%) JavaScript
6 60 (24.10%) SQL
7 19 (7.63%) PHP
8 13 (5.22%) VB.NET
9 11 (4.42%) Objective-C
10 4 (1.61%) MATLAB
10 4 (1.61%) T-SQL
11 3 (1.20%) Perl
12 2 (0.80%) R
12 2 (0.80%) Ruby
12 2 (0.80%) Tcl
13 1 (0.40%) ANSI C
13 1 (0.40%) C++/CLI
13 1 (0.40%) Go
13 1 (0.40%) HLSL
Qualifications
1 193 (77.51%) Degree
2 15 (6.02%) Security Cleared
3 13 (5.22%) PhD
4 10 (4.02%) SC Cleared
5 7 (2.81%) DV Cleared
6 2 (0.80%) DBS Check
6 2 (0.80%) HND
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (3.21%) QA
2 4 (1.61%) Data Quality
3 2 (0.80%) ISO 9000
3 2 (0.80%) TickIT
System Software
1 10 (4.02%) Firmware
2 9 (3.61%) NFS
Vendors
1 14 (5.62%) Microsoft
2 12 (4.82%) Oracle
3 3 (1.20%) Google
3 3 (1.20%) SAP
3 3 (1.20%) Sophos
4 1 (0.40%) Borland
4 1 (0.40%) hybris
4 1 (0.40%) QNX
4 1 (0.40%) Xilinx
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Salary: £26000 - £35000 per annum
Posted: 2 hours ago
Kings Langley, Hertfordshire
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Posted: 2 hours ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
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Salary: £32000 per annum
Posted: 21 hours ago
Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire
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Salary: £22000.00 - £25000.00 per annum + bens
Posted: Yesterday
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
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Posted: Yesterday
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £27000 - £33000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Hertfordshire
ENTERPRISE RECRUITMENT LTD
Salary: From £20,000 to £35,000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Edgar Cowen
Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum + Top Training!
Posted: Yesterday
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Edgar Cowen
Salary: £20000 - £30000 per annum + Interview slots available!
Posted: Yesterday
Nottingham, Nottinghamshire
EMBS Ltd
Salary: £20k-£25k (DOE)
Posted: Yesterday
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
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Salary: From £25,000 to £30,000 per annum Benefits package (Including Bonus)
Posted: 2 days ago
Northampton, Northamptonshire
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Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum, Benefits Pension, Private Medical + More
Posted: 2 days ago
Woking, Surrey
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Weybridge, Surrey
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £25000 - £30000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Bracknell, Berkshire
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Southampton, Hampshire
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Salary: £23000 - £28000 per annum + Training and Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Edgar Cowen
Salary: £25000 - £30000 per annum + Awesome + Top Prospects
Posted: 3 days ago
Gloucestershire
Executive Recruitment Services (ERS)
Posted: 3 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
FICO
Salary: Salary depends on experience.
Posted: 3 days ago
Kings Langley, Hertfordshire
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Salary: From £28,000 to £40,000 per annum + Bonus + Benefits + Training
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Salary: From £20,000 to £28,000 per annum £20-28k
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Salary: £21000.00 - £24000.00 per annum
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Hampshire
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Fareham
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