The median annual salary for a Graduate Software Developer was £27,500 in advertised job vacancies in the East of England during the 3 months to 27 June 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
3 months to
27 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 223 225 207
Rank change year-on-year +2 -18  
Permanent jobs requiring a Graduate Software Developer 41 28 75
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the East of England 0.66% 0.41% 0.93%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.68% 0.43% 0.95%
Number of salaries quoted 41 27 72
Median salary £27,500 £28,000 £25,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -1.78% +12.00%  
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £22,300 £21,500
10% offered a salary of more than £34,000 £30,250 £27,500
UK excluding London median salary £25,500 £25,000 £25,000
% change year-on-year +2.00% -  

The next table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all job roles in permanent job vacancies advertised in the East of England. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such, the figures in the first row provide an indication of the number of permanent jobs in our overall sample.

IT Job Roles
East of England
Permanent job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 6029 6586 7877
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the East of England 97.23% 96.22% 97.46%
Number of salaries quoted 4930 5599 6495
Median salary £45,000 £45,000 £41,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +9.75%  
90% offered a salary of more than £26,000 £26,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £60,000 £65,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +2.40% +3.75%  

Graduate Software Developer
Job Vacancy Trend in the East of England

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in the East of England that featured Graduate Software Developer in the job title.

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
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 3 months to 27 June 2017. 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 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
Cambridgeshire -7 28 £30,750 +8.84% 4
Norfolk - 11 £25,000 -
Suffolk -1 1 £25,500 -15.70%
Hertfordshire -8 1 £30,000 +7.14%
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 27 June 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 57 (87.69%) Java
2 51 (78.46%) C#
3 45 (69.23%) C++
4 42 (64.62%) C
5 41 (63.08%) Degree
6 40 (61.54%) Python
7 39 (60.00%) Mathematics
8 38 (58.46%) Physics
9 37 (56.92%) Software Engineering
10 36 (55.38%) .NET
10 36 (55.38%) Linux
11 33 (50.77%) Numerate Degree
12 29 (44.62%) Computer Science
13 23 (35.38%) Computer Science Degree
14 22 (33.85%) PhD
15 20 (30.77%) Algorithms
16 19 (29.23%) Machine Learning
16 19 (29.23%) Windows
17 16 (24.62%) CAD
18 15 (23.08%) 3D Printing
18 15 (23.08%) Apache Axis
18 15 (23.08%) 3D Modelling
18 15 (23.08%) CAE
18 15 (23.08%) Content Writing
19 14 (21.54%) AngularJS
20 13 (20.00%) Scrum
20 13 (20.00%) TDD
21 12 (18.46%) Analytical Skills
22 11 (16.92%) Node.js
22 11 (16.92%) DevOps

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:

Cloud Services
1 1 (1.54%) Azure Machine Learning
1 1 (1.54%) Microsoft Azure
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (16.92%) MongoDB
1 11 (16.92%) MySQL
1 11 (16.92%) SQL Server
2 2 (3.08%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 2 (3.08%) Git (software)
1 2 (3.08%) Jenkins
1 2 (3.08%) Moq
1 2 (3.08%) MSBuild
1 2 (3.08%) NUnit
1 2 (3.08%) Subversion
1 2 (3.08%) Team Foundation Server
1 2 (3.08%) TeamCity
General
1 2 (3.08%) Legal
2 1 (1.54%) Finance
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 36 (55.38%) .NET
2 15 (23.08%) Apache Axis
3 14 (21.54%) AngularJS
4 11 (16.92%) Node.js
5 5 (7.69%) CSS
5 5 (7.69%) HTML
6 4 (6.15%) CSS3
6 4 (6.15%) HTML5
7 3 (4.62%) ASP.NET
7 3 (4.62%) jQuery
8 2 (3.08%) Ajax
8 2 (3.08%) ASP.NET Web API
8 2 (3.08%) JSON
8 2 (3.08%) REST
8 2 (3.08%) Twitter Bootstrap
8 2 (3.08%) WCF
8 2 (3.08%) Web Services
9 1 (1.54%) Flask
9 1 (1.54%) React
Miscellaneous
1 29 (44.62%) Computer Science
2 20 (30.77%) Algorithms
3 15 (23.08%) 3D Printing
4 12 (18.46%) Analytical Skills
5 2 (3.08%) Blackberry
5 2 (3.08%) Mobile App
6 1 (1.54%) iPad
Operating Systems
1 36 (55.38%) Linux
2 19 (29.23%) Windows
3 2 (3.08%) Android
3 2 (3.08%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 39 (60.00%) Mathematics
2 38 (58.46%) Physics
3 37 (56.92%) Software Engineering
4 19 (29.23%) Machine Learning
5 16 (24.62%) CAD
6 15 (23.08%) 3D Modelling
6 15 (23.08%) CAE
6 15 (23.08%) Content Writing
7 13 (20.00%) Scrum
7 13 (20.00%) TDD
8 11 (16.92%) DevOps
8 11 (16.92%) Kanban
8 11 (16.92%) Knowledge Management
8 11 (16.92%) Technical Architecture
9 4 (6.15%) Agile Software Development
9 4 (6.15%) OO
10 2 (3.08%) OOD
10 2 (3.08%) OOP
10 2 (3.08%) Systems Analysis
10 2 (3.08%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 57 (87.69%) Java
2 51 (78.46%) C#
3 45 (69.23%) C++
4 42 (64.62%) C
5 40 (61.54%) Python
6 5 (7.69%) Assembly Language
6 5 (7.69%) Delphi
6 5 (7.69%) Pascal
7 2 (3.08%) Apple Swift
7 2 (3.08%) Objective-C
8 1 (1.54%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 41 (63.08%) Degree
2 33 (50.77%) Numerate Degree
3 23 (35.38%) Computer Science Degree
4 22 (33.85%) PhD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (3.08%) QA
Vendors
1 11 (16.92%) Oracle
2 2 (3.08%) Apple
2 2 (3.08%) Microsoft
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