Period
to 23 November 2017

The median annual salary for a Graduate Software Developer was £27,500 in advertised job vacancies in the East of England 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
England > East of England
6 months to
23 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 291 291 327
Rank change year-on-year 0 +36 +2
Permanent jobs requiring a Graduate Software Developer 68 75 67
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the East of England 0.56% 0.57% 0.44%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.58% 0.59% 0.46%
Number of salaries quoted 61 83 63
East of England median annual salary £27,500 £27,500 £22,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +22.22% -2.17%
10th Percentile £21,750 £21,750 £19,000
90th Percentile £37,000 £30,375 £29,750
England median annual salary £26,000 £26,000 £24,000
% change year-on-year - +8.33% +2.13%

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the East of England. 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
East of England
Permanent vacancies in the East of England with a recognized job title 11644 12742 14711
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 96.58% 96.45% 96.46%
Number of salaries quoted 9559 10572 12210
East of England median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £43,750
Median salary % change year-on-year - +2.86% +2.94%
10th Percentile £26,250 £25,500 £25,000
90th Percentile £68,750 £68,750 £66,250
England median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £46,377
% change year-on-year +5.26% +2.42% +3.06%

Graduate Software Developer
Job Vacancy Trend in the East of England

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

Job vacancy trend for Graduate Software Developer in the East of England

Graduate Software Developer
Salary Trend in the East of England

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

Salary trend for Graduate Software Developer in the East of England

Graduate Software Developer
Salary Histogram in the East of England

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

Salary histogram for Graduate Software Developer in the East of England

Graduate Software Developer
Job Locations in the East of England

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 East of England 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
Cambridgeshire -8 59 £30,000 +9.09% 7
Essex +25 6 £20,000 -16.67%
Suffolk +9 2 £25,500 -5.99%
Hertfordshire -17 1 £27,500 +17.02%
Graduate Software Developer
England

Graduate Software Developer Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in the East of England

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 East of England region featuring Graduate Software Developer in the job title.

1 60 (88.24%) Degree
2 58 (85.29%) C++
3 46 (67.65%) Java
4 43 (63.24%) Computer Science
5 42 (61.76%) Software Engineering
6 38 (55.88%) Mathematics
6 38 (55.88%) Linux
7 37 (54.41%) Python
8 36 (52.94%) C#
9 32 (47.06%) C
10 27 (39.71%) Physics
11 26 (38.24%) Windows
12 22 (32.35%) Numerate Degree
13 14 (20.59%) SDLC
14 13 (19.12%) Open Source
14 13 (19.12%) .NET
15 12 (17.65%) Machine Learning
15 12 (17.65%) Algorithms
16 11 (16.18%) Prototyping
16 11 (16.18%) Content Writing
16 11 (16.18%) Apache Axis
16 11 (16.18%) 3D Printing
16 11 (16.18%) 3D Modelling
16 11 (16.18%) CAD
16 11 (16.18%) CAE
17 10 (14.71%) Pharmaceutical
17 10 (14.71%) Computer Science Degree
18 8 (11.76%) Collaborative Working
18 8 (11.76%) Continuous Improvement
18 8 (11.76%) PhD

Graduate Software Developer Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in the East of England 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 (5.88%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (11.76%) GIS
Development Applications
1 5 (7.35%) Visual Studio
2 1 (1.47%) Cucumber
2 1 (1.47%) Selenium
General
1 10 (14.71%) Pharmaceutical
2 6 (8.82%) Finance
3 4 (5.88%) Electronics
4 1 (1.47%) Back Office
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (19.12%) .NET
2 11 (16.18%) Apache Axis
3 7 (10.29%) HTML
4 6 (8.82%) HTML5
5 1 (1.47%) ASP.NET
5 1 (1.47%) CSS
5 1 (1.47%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 43 (63.24%) Computer Science
2 12 (17.65%) Algorithms
3 11 (16.18%) 3D Printing
4 7 (10.29%) Analytical Skills
5 1 (1.47%) Client/Server
5 1 (1.47%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 38 (55.88%) Linux
2 26 (38.24%) Windows
3 3 (4.41%) Embedded Linux
3 3 (4.41%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 42 (61.76%) Software Engineering
2 38 (55.88%) Mathematics
3 27 (39.71%) Physics
4 14 (20.59%) SDLC
5 13 (19.12%) Open Source
6 12 (17.65%) Machine Learning
7 11 (16.18%) 3D Modelling
7 11 (16.18%) CAD
7 11 (16.18%) CAE
7 11 (16.18%) Content Writing
7 11 (16.18%) Prototyping
8 8 (11.76%) Collaborative Working
8 8 (11.76%) Continuous Improvement
9 7 (10.29%) Multithreading
9 7 (10.29%) OO
10 6 (8.82%) Artificial Intelligence
11 3 (4.41%) Bug Management
11 3 (4.41%) Technical Analysis
11 3 (4.41%) Test Automation
11 3 (4.41%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 58 (85.29%) C++
2 46 (67.65%) Java
3 37 (54.41%) Python
4 36 (52.94%) C#
5 32 (47.06%) C
6 8 (11.76%) JavaScript
7 6 (8.82%) SQL
8 4 (5.88%) MATLAB
9 3 (4.41%) Embedded C
9 3 (4.41%) Embedded C++
10 1 (1.47%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 60 (88.24%) Degree
2 22 (32.35%) Numerate Degree
3 10 (14.71%) Computer Science Degree
4 8 (11.76%) PhD
5 1 (1.47%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.47%) QA
Vendors
1 3 (4.41%) Intel
1 3 (4.41%) NVIDIA
2 1 (1.47%) Microsoft
2 1 (1.47%) Oracle
2 1 (1.47%) SAP