Period
to 23 November 2017

The median annual salary for a Graduate Software Developer was £30,000 in advertised job vacancies in Cambridgeshire during the 6 months to 23 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 Developer
East of England > Cambridgeshire
6 months to
23 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 147 139 190
Rank change year-on-year -8 +51 -21
Permanent jobs requiring a Graduate Software Developer 59 46 5
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Cambridgeshire 1.40% 1.32% 0.12%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.44% 1.35% 0.13%
Number of salaries quoted 53 47 3
Cambridgeshire median annual salary £30,000 £27,500 £30,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +9.09% -8.33% +20.00%
10th Percentile £25,750 £21,250 £23,000
90th Percentile £37,000 £31,150 £39,000
East of England median annual salary £27,500 £27,500 £22,500
% change year-on-year - +22.22% -2.17%

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Cambridgeshire. 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
Cambridgeshire
Permanent vacancies in Cambridgeshire with a recognized job title 4087 3395 3931
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 97.01% 97.19% 96.14%
Number of salaries quoted 3143 2822 3400
Cambridgeshire median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £43,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.56% +4.65% +7.50%
10th Percentile £27,500 £26,250 £27,000
90th Percentile £70,000 £65,000 £62,500
East of England median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £43,750
% change year-on-year - +2.86% +2.94%

Graduate Software Developer
Job Vacancy Trend in Cambridgeshire

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

Job vacancy trend for Graduate Software Developer in Cambridgeshire

Graduate Software Developer
Salary Trend in Cambridgeshire

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

Salary trend for Graduate Software Developer in Cambridgeshire

Graduate Software Developer
Salary Histogram in Cambridgeshire

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Graduate Software Developer in Cambridgeshire over the 6 months to 23 November 2017.

Salary histogram for Graduate Software Developer in Cambridgeshire

Graduate Software Developer
Job Locations in Cambridgeshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Graduate Software Developer within the Cambridgeshire region over the 6 months to 23 November 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Past 6 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Cambridge -18 58 £30,000 +9.09% 7
Graduate Software Developer
East of England

Graduate Software Developer Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in Cambridgeshire

For the 6 months to 23 November 2017, Graduate Software Developer 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 Cambridgeshire region featuring Graduate Software Developer in the job title.

1 58 (98.31%) C++
2 53 (89.83%) Degree
3 45 (76.27%) Java
4 41 (69.49%) Computer Science
5 40 (67.80%) Software Engineering
6 38 (64.41%) Linux
7 36 (61.02%) Python
7 36 (61.02%) Mathematics
8 32 (54.24%) C
9 31 (52.54%) C#
10 26 (44.07%) Windows
10 26 (44.07%) Physics
11 21 (35.59%) Numerate Degree
12 14 (23.73%) SDLC
13 13 (22.03%) Open Source
13 13 (22.03%) .NET
14 12 (20.34%) Machine Learning
14 12 (20.34%) Algorithms
15 11 (18.64%) Content Writing
15 11 (18.64%) 3D Printing
15 11 (18.64%) Apache Axis
15 11 (18.64%) 3D Modelling
15 11 (18.64%) CAD
15 11 (18.64%) CAE
16 10 (16.95%) Pharmaceutical
16 10 (16.95%) Prototyping
17 8 (13.56%) Computer Science Degree
17 8 (13.56%) Collaborative Working
17 8 (13.56%) GIS
17 8 (13.56%) PhD

Graduate Software Developer Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in Cambridgeshire 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:

Communications & Networking
1 4 (6.78%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (13.56%) GIS
General
1 10 (16.95%) Pharmaceutical
2 4 (6.78%) Electronics
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (22.03%) .NET
2 11 (18.64%) Apache Axis
3 1 (1.69%) ASP.NET
Miscellaneous
1 41 (69.49%) Computer Science
2 12 (20.34%) Algorithms
3 11 (18.64%) 3D Printing
4 2 (3.39%) Analytical Skills
5 1 (1.69%) Client/Server
Operating Systems
1 38 (64.41%) Linux
2 26 (44.07%) Windows
3 3 (5.08%) Embedded Linux
3 3 (5.08%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 40 (67.80%) Software Engineering
2 36 (61.02%) Mathematics
3 26 (44.07%) Physics
4 14 (23.73%) SDLC
5 13 (22.03%) Open Source
6 12 (20.34%) Machine Learning
7 11 (18.64%) 3D Modelling
7 11 (18.64%) CAD
7 11 (18.64%) CAE
7 11 (18.64%) Content Writing
8 10 (16.95%) Prototyping
9 8 (13.56%) Collaborative Working
9 8 (13.56%) Continuous Improvement
10 7 (11.86%) Multithreading
11 6 (10.17%) Artificial Intelligence
12 3 (5.08%) Bug Management
12 3 (5.08%) Technical Analysis
12 3 (5.08%) Test Automation
12 3 (5.08%) Unit Testing
13 1 (1.69%) Incident Management
Programming Languages
1 58 (98.31%) C++
2 45 (76.27%) Java
3 36 (61.02%) Python
4 32 (54.24%) C
5 31 (52.54%) C#
6 4 (6.78%) MATLAB
7 3 (5.08%) Embedded C
7 3 (5.08%) Embedded C++
Qualifications
1 53 (89.83%) Degree
2 21 (35.59%) Numerate Degree
3 8 (13.56%) Computer Science Degree
3 8 (13.56%) PhD
4 1 (1.69%) Microsoft Certification
Vendors
1 3 (5.08%) Intel
1 3 (5.08%) NVIDIA
2 1 (1.69%) Microsoft