Period
to 23 November 2017

The median annual salary for a Graduate Software Developer was £32,500 in advertised job vacancies in the City of London 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
Central London > City of London
6 months to
23 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 313 342 386
Rank change year-on-year +29 +44 +73
Permanent jobs requiring a Graduate Software Developer 8 6 22
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the City of London 0.078% 0.052% 0.13%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.083% 0.053% 0.14%
Number of salaries quoted 8 3 22
City of London median annual salary £32,500 £30,000 £28,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +8.33% +5.26% -9.52%
10th Percentile £24,000 £24,800 £21,175
90th Percentile £38,250 £34,000 £33,750
Central London median annual salary £31,500 £27,500 £28,750
% change year-on-year +14.55% -4.35% -8.73%

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the City of London. 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
City of London
Permanent vacancies in the City of London with a recognized job title 9690 11231 16273
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 94.78% 96.42% 95.77%
Number of salaries quoted 8777 10236 14140
City of London median annual salary £60,000 £57,500 £55,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.35% +4.55% -
10th Percentile £35,000 £33,750 £32,500
90th Percentile £92,500 £87,750 £87,500
Central London median annual salary £58,000 £57,500 £55,000
% change year-on-year +0.87% +4.55% +0.92%

Graduate Software Developer
Job Vacancy Trend in the City of London

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

Job vacancy trend for Graduate Software Developer in the City of London

Graduate Software Developer
Salary Trend in the City of London

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

Salary trend for Graduate Software Developer in the City of London

Graduate Software Developer
Salary Histogram in the City of London

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

Salary histogram for Graduate Software Developer in the City of London

Graduate Software Developer Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in the City of London

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 City of London region featuring Graduate Software Developer in the job title.

1 5 (62.50%) Java
1 5 (62.50%) Computer Science
2 3 (37.50%) Statistics
2 3 (37.50%) ISTQB
2 3 (37.50%) Degree
2 3 (37.50%) Mathematics
2 3 (37.50%) Physics
2 3 (37.50%) R
2 3 (37.50%) Machine Learning
2 3 (37.50%) Big Data
2 3 (37.50%) Deep Learning
2 3 (37.50%) DevOps
2 3 (37.50%) Bayesian Methods
2 3 (37.50%) User Experience
2 3 (37.50%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (37.50%) Network Security
2 3 (37.50%) UX Design
2 3 (37.50%) Economics
2 3 (37.50%) Algorithms
2 3 (37.50%) SFIA
2 3 (37.50%) Julia
2 3 (37.50%) Probabilistic Modelling
2 3 (37.50%) C
2 3 (37.50%) C++
2 3 (37.50%) Oracle Reports
2 3 (37.50%) Python
2 3 (37.50%) PhD
2 3 (37.50%) SQL
2 3 (37.50%) Oracle
2 3 (37.50%) Microsoft

Graduate Software Developer Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in the City of London 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 3 (37.50%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (37.50%) Big Data
1 3 (37.50%) Oracle Reports
General
1 3 (37.50%) Banking
1 3 (37.50%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (25.00%) Spring
1 2 (25.00%) Spring Boot
Miscellaneous
1 5 (62.50%) Computer Science
2 3 (37.50%) Algorithms
2 3 (37.50%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (37.50%) Management Information System
2 3 (37.50%) User Experience
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (37.50%) Artificial Intelligence
1 3 (37.50%) Bayesian Methods
1 3 (37.50%) Data Analysis
1 3 (37.50%) Deep Learning
1 3 (37.50%) DevOps
1 3 (37.50%) Economics
1 3 (37.50%) Machine Learning
1 3 (37.50%) Mathematics
1 3 (37.50%) Neural Network
1 3 (37.50%) Physics
1 3 (37.50%) Probabilistic Modelling
1 3 (37.50%) Process Management
1 3 (37.50%) SDLC
1 3 (37.50%) SFIA
1 3 (37.50%) Statistics
1 3 (37.50%) UX Design
2 2 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (25.00%) E-Commerce
2 2 (25.00%) Microservices
2 2 (25.00%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 5 (62.50%) Java
2 3 (37.50%) C
2 3 (37.50%) C++
2 3 (37.50%) Julia
2 3 (37.50%) MATLAB
2 3 (37.50%) Python
2 3 (37.50%) R
2 3 (37.50%) SQL
3 2 (25.00%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 3 (37.50%) Degree
1 3 (37.50%) ISTQB
1 3 (37.50%) PhD
Vendors
1 3 (37.50%) Microsoft
1 3 (37.50%) Oracle