Period
to 17 November 2017

The median annual salary for a Graduate Software Engineer was £25,000 in advertised job vacancies in Bristol during the 6 months to 17 November 2017.

The first table below provides salary benchmarking and summary statistics including a comparison to same period in the previous 2 years.

Graduate Software Engineer
South West > Bristol
6 months to
17 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 180 177 179
Rank change year-on-year -3 +2 -16
Permanent jobs requiring a Graduate Software Engineer 24 5 24
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Bristol 0.62% 0.15% 0.63%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.64% 0.16% 0.65%
Number of salaries quoted 24 4 24
Bristol median annual salary £25,000 £29,000 £24,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -13.79% +18.37% +32.43%
10th Percentile £18,650 £22,100 £21,250
90th Percentile £29,000 £30,000 £27,500
South West median annual salary £25,000 £27,500 £23,750
% change year-on-year -9.09% +15.79% +5.56%

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Bristol. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title that can be normalized. As such, the figures in the second row provide an indication of the number of permanent jobs in our overall sample.

All Permanent IT Job Vacancies
Bristol
Permanent vacancies in Bristol with a recognized job title 3764 3130 3695
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 97.51% 96.99% 97.08%
Number of salaries quoted 3134 2686 3198
Bristol median annual salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +6.25% -
10th Percentile £25,750 £26,250 £25,350
90th Percentile £67,500 £68,750 £65,150
South West median annual salary £40,000 £40,000 £39,000
% change year-on-year - +2.56% +4.00%

Graduate Software Engineer
Job Vacancy Trend in Bristol

Job postings that featured Graduate Software Engineer in the job title as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Bristol.

Job vacancy trend for Graduate Software Engineer in Bristol

Graduate Software Engineer
Salary Trend in Bristol

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Graduate Software Engineer in Bristol.

Salary trend for Graduate Software Engineer in Bristol

Graduate Software Engineer Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in Bristol

For the 6 months to 17 November 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 across the Bristol region featuring Graduate Software Engineer in the job title.

1 24 (100.00%) Software Engineering
2 22 (91.67%) Computer Science
3 20 (83.33%) Java
4 14 (58.33%) Degree
5 13 (54.17%) Computer Science Degree
6 8 (33.33%) SQL
6 8 (33.33%) Analytical Skills
7 7 (29.17%) C++
7 7 (29.17%) JavaScript
8 6 (25.00%) HTML
9 5 (20.83%) C#
9 5 (20.83%) Python
9 5 (20.83%) Mathematics
10 4 (16.67%) Eclipse RCP
10 4 (16.67%) Photography
10 4 (16.67%) Spring
10 4 (16.67%) Banking
10 4 (16.67%) WebSphere
10 4 (16.67%) SWT
10 4 (16.67%) French Language
10 4 (16.67%) German Language
10 4 (16.67%) QA
10 4 (16.67%) Problem Management
10 4 (16.67%) GWT
10 4 (16.67%) Unit Testing
10 4 (16.67%) Eclipse
10 4 (16.67%) .NET
10 4 (16.67%) Oracle
10 4 (16.67%) SQL Server
10 4 (16.67%) WebLogic

Graduate Software Engineer Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in Bristol 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 4 (16.67%) JBoss
1 4 (16.67%) WebLogic
1 4 (16.67%) WebSphere
Communications & Networking
1 1 (4.17%) HTTP
1 1 (4.17%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (16.67%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 4 (16.67%) Eclipse
1 4 (16.67%) Eclipse RCP
General
1 4 (16.67%) Banking
1 4 (16.67%) Finance
1 4 (16.67%) French Language
1 4 (16.67%) German Language
2 2 (8.33%) Electronics
2 2 (8.33%) Games
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (25.00%) HTML
2 4 (16.67%) .NET
2 4 (16.67%) GWT
2 4 (16.67%) MyBatis
2 4 (16.67%) Spring
2 4 (16.67%) Struts
2 4 (16.67%) SWT
3 2 (8.33%) HTML5
Miscellaneous
1 22 (91.67%) Computer Science
2 8 (33.33%) Analytical Skills
3 4 (16.67%) Photography
4 2 (8.33%) Digital Media
5 1 (4.17%) MPEG
Operating Systems
1 1 (4.17%) Android
1 1 (4.17%) Apple iOS
1 1 (4.17%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 24 (100.00%) Software Engineering
2 5 (20.83%) Mathematics
3 4 (16.67%) Coaching
3 4 (16.67%) Problem Management
3 4 (16.67%) SDLC
3 4 (16.67%) Unit Testing
4 2 (8.33%) Agile Software Development
4 2 (8.33%) Artificial Intelligence
4 2 (8.33%) Continuous Integration
4 2 (8.33%) OO
4 2 (8.33%) TDD
4 2 (8.33%) Test Automation
4 2 (8.33%) Work Breakdown Structure
5 1 (4.17%) Cybersecurity
5 1 (4.17%) Integration Testing
5 1 (4.17%) OOP
Programming Languages
1 20 (83.33%) Java
2 8 (33.33%) SQL
3 7 (29.17%) C++
3 7 (29.17%) JavaScript
4 5 (20.83%) C#
4 5 (20.83%) Python
5 3 (12.50%) C
6 1 (4.17%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 14 (58.33%) Degree
2 13 (54.17%) Computer Science Degree
3 4 (16.67%) Master's Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (16.67%) QA
Vendors
1 4 (16.67%) Oracle