The median annual salary for a Graduate Software Engineer was £30,000 in advertised job vacancies in the East of England during the 3 months to 29 March 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
29 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 208 260 235
Rank change year-on-year +52 -25  
Permanent jobs requiring a Graduate Software Engineer 45 12 40
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the East of England 0.73% 0.16% 0.53%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.76% 0.17% 0.54%
Number of salaries quoted 38 11 38
Median salary £30,000 £28,000 £27,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +7.14% +1.81%  
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £20,500 £25,875
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £32,000 £30,000
UK excluding London median salary £30,000 £26,500 £26,500
% change year-on-year +13.20% -  

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 5940 7161 7359
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the East of England 96.05% 96.26% 97.41%
Number of salaries quoted 4743 5790 5929
Median salary £45,000 £43,500 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +3.44% +2.35%  
90% offered a salary of more than £25,500 £26,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £62,500 £63,150
UK excluding London median salary £41,500 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year - +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 29 March 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 29 March 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 +45 34 £30,000 +33.33% 9
Essex - 5 £24,000 -
Hertfordshire +7 3 £30,000 -6.25%
Norfolk - 3 £25,000 - 3
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 29 March 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 58 (85.29%) Software Engineering
2 57 (83.82%) Computer Science
3 51 (75.00%) Java
4 45 (66.18%) C++
4 45 (66.18%) Degree
5 44 (64.71%) Mathematics
6 29 (42.65%) Physics
7 28 (41.18%) Python
8 26 (38.24%) C#
9 21 (30.88%) C
10 18 (26.47%) OO
11 16 (23.53%) OOP
12 13 (19.12%) MATLAB
13 12 (17.65%) Perl
13 12 (17.65%) Embedded Systems
13 12 (17.65%) Embedded Software Development
14 11 (16.18%) Computer Architecture
14 11 (16.18%) Bluetooth
14 11 (16.18%) POSIX
14 11 (16.18%) Firmware
14 11 (16.18%) Wi-Fi
14 11 (16.18%) Wireless
15 10 (14.71%) PhD
16 8 (11.76%) QA
17 6 (8.82%) .NET
17 6 (8.82%) Machine Learning
18 5 (7.35%) Multithreading
18 5 (7.35%) Linux
19 4 (5.88%) MySQL
19 4 (5.88%) HTML

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:

Applications
1 1 (1.47%) MS Excel
1 1 (1.47%) Simulink
Cloud Services
1 2 (2.94%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 11 (16.18%) Bluetooth
1 11 (16.18%) Wi-Fi
1 11 (16.18%) Wireless
2 1 (1.47%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (5.88%) MySQL
2 3 (4.41%) MongoDB
2 3 (4.41%) SQL Server
3 1 (1.47%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 2 (2.94%) Subversion
2 1 (1.47%) Eclipse
2 1 (1.47%) Git (software)
2 1 (1.47%) Jenkins
2 1 (1.47%) Moq
2 1 (1.47%) MSBuild
2 1 (1.47%) NUnit
2 1 (1.47%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (1.47%) TeamCity
General
1 4 (5.88%) Automotive
2 1 (1.47%) Electronics
2 1 (1.47%) Finance
2 1 (1.47%) Games
2 1 (1.47%) Military
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (16.18%) POSIX
2 6 (8.82%) .NET
3 4 (5.88%) AngularJS
3 4 (5.88%) HTML
4 3 (4.41%) ASP.NET
4 3 (4.41%) Node.js
5 2 (2.94%) Apache Axis
6 1 (1.47%) Ajax
6 1 (1.47%) CSS
6 1 (1.47%) CSS3
6 1 (1.47%) HTML5
6 1 (1.47%) J2EE
6 1 (1.47%) jQuery
6 1 (1.47%) JSON
6 1 (1.47%) Middleware
6 1 (1.47%) Qt
6 1 (1.47%) REST
6 1 (1.47%) Unity (Game Engine)
6 1 (1.47%) WCF
6 1 (1.47%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 57 (83.82%) Computer Science
2 12 (17.65%) Embedded Systems
3 3 (4.41%) Algorithms
3 3 (4.41%) Analytical Skills
4 2 (2.94%) 3D Printing
4 2 (2.94%) iPad
5 1 (1.47%) 3D Graphics
Operating Systems
1 5 (7.35%) Linux
2 2 (2.94%) Windows
3 1 (1.47%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 58 (85.29%) Software Engineering
2 44 (64.71%) Mathematics
3 29 (42.65%) Physics
4 18 (26.47%) OO
5 16 (23.53%) OOP
6 12 (17.65%) Embedded Software Development
7 11 (16.18%) Computer Architecture
8 6 (8.82%) Machine Learning
9 5 (7.35%) Multithreading
10 4 (5.88%) TDD
11 3 (4.41%) CAD
11 3 (4.41%) DevOps
11 3 (4.41%) Kanban
11 3 (4.41%) Knowledge Management
11 3 (4.41%) Scrum
11 3 (4.41%) Technical Architecture
12 2 (2.94%) 3D Modelling
12 2 (2.94%) Business Intelligence
12 2 (2.94%) CAE
12 2 (2.94%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 51 (75.00%) Java
2 45 (66.18%) C++
3 28 (41.18%) Python
4 26 (38.24%) C#
5 21 (30.88%) C
6 13 (19.12%) MATLAB
7 12 (17.65%) Perl
8 3 (4.41%) JavaScript
9 2 (2.94%) PHP
9 2 (2.94%) SQL
10 1 (1.47%) Fortran
10 1 (1.47%) Scala
Qualifications
1 45 (66.18%) Degree
2 10 (14.71%) PhD
3 1 (1.47%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (11.76%) QA
System Software
1 11 (16.18%) Firmware
Vendors
1 3 (4.41%) Oracle
2 1 (1.47%) Microsoft
St. Neots, Cambridgeshire
ENTERPRISE RECRUITMENT LTD
Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum
Posted: 4 hours ago
Norwich, Norfolk
Talendrone.com
Salary: £ 25,000 p.a + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Empiric.com
Salary: From £28,000 to £40,000 per annum bonus + health + pension + life insu
Posted: Yesterday
Thetford, Norfolk
ENTERPRISE RECRUITMENT LTD
Salary: £20000 - £30000 per annum, Benefits Excellent company benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
ECM Selection
Salary: £Excellent package
Posted: 8 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Origami Energy
Salary: From £25,000 to £35,000 per annum
Posted: 16 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Empiric.com
Salary: From £22,000 to £25,000 per annum pension + gym + 25 days holiday
Posted: 6 days ago
Norwich
Tata Consultancy services
Salary: £0 - £25,000 per year
Posted: 15 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
ECM Selection
Salary: to £highly competitive + benefits
Posted: 16 days ago
Cambridge
TRG
Salary: 28000-32000 Per Annum + benfits
Posted: 24 days ago
Cambridge
ECM Selection
Salary: to £32k + benefits
Posted: 26 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
ECM Selection
Salary: to £32k
Posted: 21 days ago