The median annual salary for a Graduate Software Engineer was £27,500 in advertised job vacancies in the East of England during the 3 months to 24 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 Engineer
England / East of England
3 months to
24 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 209 234 254
Rank change year-on-year +25 +20  
Permanent jobs requiring a Graduate Software Engineer 46 21 31
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the East of England 0.75% 0.31% 0.38%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.78% 0.32% 0.39%
Number of salaries quoted 43 19 29
Median salary £27,500 £25,000 £27,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +10.00% -9.09%  
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £22,500 £21,500
10% offered a salary of more than £34,000 £32,000 £37,000
UK excluding London median salary £26,000 £27,500 £25,000
% change year-on-year -5.45% +10.00%  

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 5931 6542 8017
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the East of England 97.26% 96.22% 97.48%
Number of salaries quoted 4844 5548 6606
Median salary £45,000 £45,000 £40,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +11.11%  
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 Engineer
Job Vacancy Trend in the East of England

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

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

Graduate Software Engineer
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 Engineer in the East of England.

Salary trend for Graduate Software Engineer in the East of England

Graduate Software Engineer
Salary Histogram in the East of England

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Graduate Software Engineer in the East of England over the 3 months to 24 June 2017.

Salary histogram for Graduate Software Engineer in the East of England

Graduate Software Engineer
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 Engineer within the East of England region over the 3 months to 24 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 +8 27 £34,000 +23.63% 4
Norfolk - 19 £25,000 -
Graduate Software Engineer
England

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

For the 6 months to 24 June 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 East of England region featuring Graduate Software Engineer in the job title.

1 82 (94.25%) Software Engineering
2 65 (74.71%) Java
3 61 (70.11%) Computer Science
4 55 (63.22%) Mathematics
5 52 (59.77%) C#
5 52 (59.77%) C++
6 46 (52.87%) Degree
7 43 (49.43%) Python
8 38 (43.68%) Physics
9 35 (40.23%) C
10 22 (25.29%) .NET
11 21 (24.14%) TDD
11 21 (24.14%) AngularJS
12 20 (22.99%) SQL Server
12 20 (22.99%) Computer Science Degree
13 19 (21.84%) DevOps
13 19 (21.84%) Analytical Skills
13 19 (21.84%) MySQL
13 19 (21.84%) Oracle
13 19 (21.84%) Scrum
13 19 (21.84%) MongoDB
13 19 (21.84%) Node.js
13 19 (21.84%) Kanban
13 19 (21.84%) Technical Architecture
13 19 (21.84%) Knowledge Management
14 16 (18.39%) Linux
15 15 (17.24%) Algorithms
15 15 (17.24%) Numerate Degree
15 15 (17.24%) OO
15 15 (17.24%) Wireless

Graduate Software Engineer 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 2 (2.30%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 15 (17.24%) Wireless
2 13 (14.94%) Bluetooth
2 13 (14.94%) Wi-Fi
3 2 (2.30%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 20 (22.99%) SQL Server
2 19 (21.84%) MongoDB
2 19 (21.84%) MySQL
3 2 (2.30%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 3 (3.45%) Subversion
2 2 (2.30%) Git (software)
2 2 (2.30%) Jenkins
2 2 (2.30%) Moq
2 2 (2.30%) MSBuild
2 2 (2.30%) NUnit
2 2 (2.30%) Team Foundation Server
2 2 (2.30%) TeamCity
3 1 (1.15%) Eclipse
3 1 (1.15%) Visual Studio
General
1 2 (2.30%) Games
2 1 (1.15%) Electronics
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 22 (25.29%) .NET
2 21 (24.14%) AngularJS
3 19 (21.84%) Node.js
4 14 (16.09%) Apache Axis
5 13 (14.94%) POSIX
6 4 (4.60%) HTML
7 3 (3.45%) ASP.NET
7 3 (3.45%) ASP.NET Web API
7 3 (3.45%) CSS
7 3 (3.45%) WCF
7 3 (3.45%) Web Services
8 2 (2.30%) Ajax
8 2 (2.30%) CSS3
8 2 (2.30%) HTML5
8 2 (2.30%) jQuery
8 2 (2.30%) JSON
8 2 (2.30%) REST
8 2 (2.30%) Twitter Bootstrap
9 1 (1.15%) Qt
9 1 (1.15%) Unity (Game Engine)
Miscellaneous
1 61 (70.11%) Computer Science
2 19 (21.84%) Analytical Skills
3 15 (17.24%) Algorithms
4 14 (16.09%) 3D Printing
4 14 (16.09%) Embedded Systems
5 2 (2.30%) Internet of Things
5 2 (2.30%) iPad
5 2 (2.30%) Smart Home
6 1 (1.15%) 3D Graphics
6 1 (1.15%) Augmented Reality
6 1 (1.15%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 16 (18.39%) Linux
2 14 (16.09%) Windows
3 1 (1.15%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 82 (94.25%) Software Engineering
2 55 (63.22%) Mathematics
3 38 (43.68%) Physics
4 21 (24.14%) TDD
5 19 (21.84%) DevOps
5 19 (21.84%) Kanban
5 19 (21.84%) Knowledge Management
5 19 (21.84%) Scrum
5 19 (21.84%) Technical Architecture
6 15 (17.24%) CAD
6 15 (17.24%) OO
7 14 (16.09%) 3D Modelling
7 14 (16.09%) CAE
7 14 (16.09%) Content Writing
8 13 (14.94%) Computer Architecture
8 13 (14.94%) Embedded Software Development
9 12 (13.79%) OOP
10 9 (10.34%) Machine Learning
11 2 (2.30%) Computer Vision
11 2 (2.30%) OOD
Programming Languages
1 65 (74.71%) Java
2 52 (59.77%) C#
2 52 (59.77%) C++
3 43 (49.43%) Python
4 35 (40.23%) C
5 14 (16.09%) Perl
6 13 (14.94%) MATLAB
7 2 (2.30%) Embedded C
7 2 (2.30%) Embedded C++
7 2 (2.30%) JavaScript
8 1 (1.15%) Fortran
8 1 (1.15%) PHP
8 1 (1.15%) Scala
8 1 (1.15%) SQL
Qualifications
1 46 (52.87%) Degree
2 20 (22.99%) Computer Science Degree
3 15 (17.24%) Numerate Degree
4 9 (10.34%) PhD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (9.20%) QA
System Software
1 13 (14.94%) Firmware
Vendors
1 19 (21.84%) Oracle
2 3 (3.45%) Microsoft
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