The median annual salary for a Graduate Programmer was £24,000 in advertised job vacancies in England during the 3 months to 24 March 2017.

The first table below provides salary benchmarking and summary statistics including a comparison to same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
24 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Graduate Programmer
UK / England
Rank 810 894 918
Rank change year-on-year +84 +24  
Permanent jobs requiring a Graduate Programmer 13 28 20
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 0.016% 0.029% 0.020%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.017% 0.030% 0.021%
Number of salaries quoted 9 27 20
Median salary £24,000 £32,500 £22,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -26.15% +44.44%  
90% offered a salary of more than £23,700 £20,000 £19,450
10% offered a salary of more than £42,000 £50,000 £29,000
UK excluding London median salary £24,000 £22,500 £21,500
% change year-on-year +6.66% +4.65%  

The next table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all job roles in permanent job vacancies advertised in 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
England
Permanent job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 76808 93068 95575
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in England 96.26% 96.44% 96.66%
Number of salaries quoted 64249 78721 78814
Median salary £46,000 £45,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +1.09% +1.11%  
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £72,500 £70,000 £70,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,000 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +1.20% +3.75%  

Graduate Programmer
Job Vacancy Trend in England

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in England that featured Graduate Programmer in the job title.

Job vacancy trend for Graduate Programmer in England

Graduate Programmer
Salary Trend in England

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

Salary trend for Graduate Programmer in England

Graduate Programmer
Salary Histogram in England

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Graduate Programmer in England over the 3 months to 24 March 2017.

Salary histogram for Graduate Programmer in England

Graduate Programmer
Job Locations in England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Graduate Programmer within the England region over the 3 months to 24 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
South East +62 5 £50,000 +81.81%
East of England - 5 £24,000 -
London +60 3 £35,000 -30.00%
Graduate Programmer
UK

Graduate Programmer Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 24 March 2017, Graduate Programmer 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 England region featuring Graduate Programmer in the job title.

1 28 (80.00%) Computer Science
2 27 (77.14%) Degree
3 16 (45.71%) Java
4 13 (37.14%) SQL
5 9 (25.71%) JavaScript
6 8 (22.86%) C#
6 8 (22.86%) .NET
6 8 (22.86%) CSS
7 7 (20.00%) HTML
7 7 (20.00%) Software Engineering
7 7 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
7 7 (20.00%) Mathematics
8 6 (17.14%) jQuery
9 5 (14.29%) MVC
9 5 (14.29%) C
9 5 (14.29%) C++
9 5 (14.29%) Data Modelling
9 5 (14.29%) Logical Data Model
9 5 (14.29%) Physical Data Model
10 4 (11.43%) PHP
10 4 (11.43%) SQL Server
10 4 (11.43%) Visual Studio
11 3 (8.57%) Web Design
11 3 (8.57%) Finance
11 3 (8.57%) ASP.NET
11 3 (8.57%) VB.NET
11 3 (8.57%) MS Excel
11 3 (8.57%) Linux
11 3 (8.57%) OOP
11 3 (8.57%) Android

Graduate Programmer Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in 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:

Application Platforms
1 2 (5.71%) JBoss
1 2 (5.71%) WebSphere
2 1 (2.86%) Apache
2 1 (2.86%) Tomcat
Applications
1 3 (8.57%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 1 (2.86%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (11.43%) SQL Server
2 2 (5.71%) Big Data
3 1 (2.86%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 4 (11.43%) Visual Studio
2 2 (5.71%) Maven
General
1 3 (8.57%) Finance
2 2 (5.71%) Games
2 2 (5.71%) Pharmaceutical
2 2 (5.71%) Retail
3 1 (2.86%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (22.86%) .NET
1 8 (22.86%) CSS
2 7 (20.00%) HTML
3 6 (17.14%) jQuery
4 3 (8.57%) ASP.NET
4 3 (8.57%) Spine.js
5 2 (5.71%) Hibernate
5 2 (5.71%) HTML5
5 2 (5.71%) J2EE
5 2 (5.71%) JMS
5 2 (5.71%) JSP
5 2 (5.71%) Spring
5 2 (5.71%) Spring MVC
5 2 (5.71%) STL
5 2 (5.71%) Web Services
5 2 (5.71%) XML
5 2 (5.71%) XSD
6 1 (2.86%) .NET Core
6 1 (2.86%) KnockoutJS
6 1 (2.86%) RabbitMQ
Miscellaneous
1 28 (80.00%) Computer Science
2 2 (5.71%) Algorithms
2 2 (5.71%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (2.86%) Fintech
Operating Systems
1 3 (8.57%) Android
1 3 (8.57%) Apple iOS
1 3 (8.57%) Linux
2 2 (5.71%) Windows
2 2 (5.71%) Windows 7
2 2 (5.71%) Windows XP
3 1 (2.86%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
1 7 (20.00%) Mathematics
1 7 (20.00%) Software Engineering
2 5 (14.29%) Data Modelling
2 5 (14.29%) Logical Data Model
2 5 (14.29%) MVC
2 5 (14.29%) Physical Data Model
3 3 (8.57%) Creative Problem-Solving
3 3 (8.57%) OOP
3 3 (8.57%) Physics
3 3 (8.57%) SDLC
3 3 (8.57%) Web Design
3 3 (8.57%) Web Development
4 2 (5.71%) Data Management
5 1 (2.86%) Analytics
5 1 (2.86%) Artificial Intelligence
5 1 (2.86%) Big Data Analytics
5 1 (2.86%) Data Analytics
5 1 (2.86%) Scrum
5 1 (2.86%) Statistics
Programming Languages
1 16 (45.71%) Java
2 13 (37.14%) SQL
3 9 (25.71%) JavaScript
4 8 (22.86%) C#
5 5 (14.29%) C
5 5 (14.29%) C++
6 4 (11.43%) PHP
7 3 (8.57%) R
7 3 (8.57%) VB.NET
8 1 (2.86%) Fortran
8 1 (2.86%) Lua
8 1 (2.86%) MATLAB
8 1 (2.86%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 27 (77.14%) Degree
2 3 (8.57%) DBS Check
3 1 (2.86%) Microsoft Certification
System Software
1 1 (2.86%) Virtual Machines
Vendors
1 3 (8.57%) Xamarin
2 2 (5.71%) Microsoft
3 1 (2.86%) Red Hat