The median annual salary for a Graduate Software Developer was £25,750 in advertised job vacancies in England during the 3 months to 26 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
UK / England
3 months to
26 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 614 728 716
Rank change year-on-year +114 -12  
Permanent jobs requiring a Graduate Software Developer 259 178 237
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 0.31% 0.20% 0.23%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.32% 0.20% 0.24%
Number of salaries quoted 238 166 230
Median salary £25,750 £26,000 £25,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -0.96% +4.00%  
90% offered a salary of more than £21,500 £22,500 £21,500
10% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £30,000 £32,500
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 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 80714 88007 100448
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in England 95.99% 96.53% 96.63%
Number of salaries quoted 66430 75068 83708
Median salary £47,500 £47,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +5.55%  
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £70,000 £72,500
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 England

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

Job vacancy trend for Graduate Software Developer in England

Graduate Software Developer
Salary Trend in England

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

Salary trend for Graduate Software Developer in England

Graduate Software Developer
Salary Histogram in England

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Graduate Software Developer in England over the 3 months to 26 June 2017.

Salary histogram for Graduate Software Developer in England

Graduate Software Developer
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 Software Developer within the England region over the 3 months to 26 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
South East +80 76 £26,000 +4.00% 5
South West +48 62 £23,750 +3.26% 8
East of England +14 40 £27,500 -1.78% 5
West Midlands +26 26 £24,500 +8.88%
North West -23 23 £24,000 -7.69% 4
London -3 22 £28,500 +1.78% 7
Yorkshire -7 8 £30,750 +43.02%
East Midlands +23 2 £21,500 -17.30% 1
Graduate Software Developer
UK

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

For the 6 months to 26 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 England region featuring Graduate Software Developer in the job title.

1 262 (65.66%) Java
2 230 (57.64%) Degree
3 212 (53.13%) Computer Science
4 206 (51.63%) C#
5 199 (49.87%) C++
6 177 (44.36%) .NET
7 153 (38.35%) Software Engineering
8 152 (38.10%) SQL
9 138 (34.59%) Mathematics
10 118 (29.57%) OO
11 112 (28.07%) SQL Server
12 98 (24.56%) JavaScript
13 96 (24.06%) Analytical Skills
14 93 (23.31%) SDLC
15 88 (22.06%) HTML
16 87 (21.80%) C
17 83 (20.80%) Oracle
18 82 (20.55%) Computer Science Degree
19 81 (20.30%) Linux
20 77 (19.30%) XML
21 76 (19.05%) ASP.NET
22 70 (17.54%) CSS
22 70 (17.54%) Microsoft
22 70 (17.54%) Agile Software Development
23 68 (17.04%) AngularJS
24 62 (15.54%) Python
25 59 (14.79%) Windows
26 55 (13.78%) TDD
27 54 (13.53%) Scrum
28 51 (12.78%) Physics

Graduate Software Developer Skill Set
Co-occurring 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 17 (4.26%) SharePoint
2 3 (0.75%) IIS
2 3 (0.75%) Tomcat
3 2 (0.50%) JBoss
3 2 (0.50%) WebSphere
Applications
1 2 (0.50%) Microsoft Excel
Business Applications
1 3 (0.75%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 10 (2.51%) Microsoft Azure
2 7 (1.75%) SaaS
3 5 (1.25%) Amazon AWS
4 3 (0.75%) Cloud Computing
4 3 (0.75%) GitHub
5 1 (0.25%) Amazon EC2
5 1 (0.25%) Azure Machine Learning
Communications & Networking
1 2 (0.50%) HTTP
2 1 (0.25%) FTP
2 1 (0.25%) SSH
2 1 (0.25%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 112 (28.07%) SQL Server
2 40 (10.03%) MySQL
3 30 (7.52%) MongoDB
4 29 (7.27%) Relational Database
5 12 (3.01%) Oracle Database
6 11 (2.76%) RDBMS
7 6 (1.50%) Big Data
8 5 (1.25%) MS Access
9 3 (0.75%) SQL Server Integration Services
10 1 (0.25%) Amazon RDS
10 1 (0.25%) Blockchain
10 1 (0.25%) CouchDB
10 1 (0.25%) Data Lake
10 1 (0.25%) Hadoop
Development Applications
1 29 (7.27%) Visual Studio
2 27 (6.77%) Team Foundation Server
3 17 (4.26%) Subversion
4 12 (3.01%) Bugzilla
4 12 (3.01%) Trac
5 11 (2.76%) Git (software)
6 8 (2.01%) Xcode
7 4 (1.00%) TeamCity
8 3 (0.75%) Ant
8 3 (0.75%) Cucumber
8 3 (0.75%) JIRA
8 3 (0.75%) Octopus Deploy
8 3 (0.75%) Selenium
9 2 (0.50%) Jenkins
9 2 (0.50%) Maven
9 2 (0.50%) Moq
9 2 (0.50%) MSBuild
9 2 (0.50%) NUnit
10 1 (0.25%) Atlassian Bamboo
10 1 (0.25%) JSUnit
General
1 30 (7.52%) Banking
1 30 (7.52%) Retail
2 29 (7.27%) Telecoms
3 21 (5.26%) Finance
4 12 (3.01%) Games
5 7 (1.75%) Marketing
6 6 (1.50%) Manufacturing
7 5 (1.25%) Advertising
8 3 (0.75%) Electronics
8 3 (0.75%) Investment Banking
9 2 (0.50%) Legal
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 177 (44.36%) .NET
2 88 (22.06%) HTML
3 77 (19.30%) XML
4 76 (19.05%) ASP.NET
5 70 (17.54%) CSS
6 68 (17.04%) AngularJS
7 38 (9.52%) Node.js
8 37 (9.27%) jQuery
9 30 (7.52%) ASP.NET MVC
10 28 (7.02%) Web Services
11 27 (6.77%) HTML5
12 18 (4.51%) ASP.NET Web API
12 18 (4.51%) WCF
13 16 (4.01%) J2EE
14 15 (3.76%) Backbone.js
15 14 (3.51%) Apache Axis
16 13 (3.26%) Middleware
16 13 (3.26%) RESTful
17 12 (3.01%) .NET Framework
18 11 (2.76%) Marionette.js
Miscellaneous
1 212 (53.13%) Computer Science
2 96 (24.06%) Analytical Skills
3 41 (10.28%) Mobile App
4 27 (6.77%) Algorithms
5 19 (4.76%) User Experience
6 14 (3.51%) 3D Printing
7 13 (3.26%) Mainframe
8 12 (3.01%) Enterprise Software
9 8 (2.01%) Data Structures
10 4 (1.00%) Greenfield Project
11 3 (0.75%) BBC
11 3 (0.75%) Fintech
12 2 (0.50%) Blackberry
12 2 (0.50%) EPoS
13 1 (0.25%) Cyber Attack
13 1 (0.25%) Driving Licence
13 1 (0.25%) iPad
13 1 (0.25%) NHS
13 1 (0.25%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 81 (20.30%) Linux
2 59 (14.79%) Windows
3 31 (7.77%) Android
4 25 (6.27%) VxWorks
5 23 (5.76%) Apple iOS
6 11 (2.76%) Mac OS
7 2 (0.50%) Mac OS X
7 2 (0.50%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 153 (38.35%) Software Engineering
2 138 (34.59%) Mathematics
3 118 (29.57%) OO
4 93 (23.31%) SDLC
5 70 (17.54%) Agile Software Development
6 55 (13.78%) TDD
7 54 (13.53%) Scrum
8 51 (12.78%) Physics
9 49 (12.28%) MVC
10 47 (11.78%) OOP
11 33 (8.27%) Software Testing
12 31 (7.77%) DevOps
13 30 (7.52%) Kanban
14 29 (7.27%) Knowledge Management
14 29 (7.27%) Technical Architecture
15 25 (6.27%) Process Management
16 24 (6.02%) Cybersecurity
17 19 (4.76%) Machine Learning
18 18 (4.51%) BDD
19 16 (4.01%) ITIL
Programming Languages
1 262 (65.66%) Java
2 206 (51.63%) C#
3 199 (49.87%) C++
4 152 (38.10%) SQL
5 98 (24.56%) JavaScript
6 87 (21.80%) C
7 62 (15.54%) Python
8 28 (7.02%) Shell Script
9 27 (6.77%) PHP
10 15 (3.76%) Objective-C
10 15 (3.76%) TypeScript
11 14 (3.51%) VB.NET
12 12 (3.01%) T-SQL
13 8 (2.01%) Perl
14 5 (1.25%) Assembly Language
14 5 (1.25%) Delphi
14 5 (1.25%) Pascal
14 5 (1.25%) Ruby
15 3 (0.75%) Apple Swift
15 3 (0.75%) CoffeeScript
Qualifications
1 230 (57.64%) Degree
2 82 (20.55%) Computer Science Degree
3 51 (12.78%) Numerate Degree
4 29 (7.27%) Security Cleared
5 26 (6.52%) DV Cleared
6 23 (5.76%) PhD
7 13 (3.26%) ISTQB
8 6 (1.50%) HND
8 6 (1.50%) Master's Degree
9 5 (1.25%) Microsoft Certification
10 2 (0.50%) MCSD
10 2 (0.50%) SC Cleared
11 1 (0.25%) DBS Check
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (3.01%) QA
System Software
1 28 (7.02%) Virtual Machines
1 28 (7.02%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 25 (6.27%) Ansible
Vendors
1 83 (20.80%) Oracle
2 70 (17.54%) Microsoft
3 28 (7.02%) VMware
4 4 (1.00%) Google
4 4 (1.00%) Xamarin
5 3 (0.75%) Facebook
5 3 (0.75%) SAP
6 2 (0.50%) Apple
7 1 (0.25%) Sybase
Bristol, Avon
Sanderson
Salary: £20000 - £30000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 9 hours ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Edgar Cowen
Salary: £25000 - £30000 per annum
Posted: 4 hours ago
Banbury
aap3
Salary: £25000.00 - £35000.00 per annum + attractive benefits
Posted: 10 hours ago
Newbury, Berkshire
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £22000 - £30000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Source Technology
Salary: From £30,000 to £40,000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Empiric Solutions
Salary: health, flexi, Pension
Posted: 19 hours ago
Bristol, Somerset
Recruitment Partnership
Salary: Excellent benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Pearson Frank
Posted: 4 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
ECM Selection
Salary: From £0 to £45,000 per annum £25k-£35k dep. experience+bonus
Posted: 3 days ago
Bournemouth, Dorset
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Oho Group Ltd.
Salary: £25000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Oxford, Oxfordshire
MARS Technical Recruitment
Salary: From £28,000 to £35,000 per annum plus exceptional benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Northampton, Northamptonshire
IT Connections
Salary: £25,000 to £33,000
Posted: 3 days ago
Bristol, Avon
Sanderson
Salary: £20000 - £30000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Computer People
Salary: £25000 - £30000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
London
Zorba Consulting Limited
Salary: £21k - 25k per year + Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Bury, Lancashire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £16000 - £20000 per annum + Excellent Benefits & Training
Posted: 5 days ago
Salford, Lancashire
CV Screen Ltd
Salary: Up to £20k plus benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
City, London
Exclusive Recruitment
Salary: From £25,000 to £25,000 per annum Pension contribution, discretionary
Posted: 5 days ago
South East London
Futureheads Recruitment Ltd
Salary: From £24,000 to £28,000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Bristol, Avon
Sanderson
Salary: £22000 - £30000 per annum
Posted: 7 days ago
Redhill, Surrey
Total Recruitment Specialists Limited / TRG / Total recruitment group
Salary: £28000 Per Annum + benfits
Posted: 6 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Amazing Prospects Ltd
Salary: £25k - 35k per year + Prospects + Training
Posted: 6 days ago
Oxford, Oxfordshire
Haybrook IT Resourcing Ltd
Salary: From £25,000 to £35,000 per annum + Training + Qualifications + Bonus
Posted: 6 days ago
Manchester
Guru Careers
Salary: Competitive DOE + Benefits
Posted: 7 days ago
Weymouth
Hays Specialist Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £22000 - £26000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 11 days ago
Liverpool
Bluetown Online LTD
Salary: £16000 - £20000 per annum
Posted: 10 days ago
London
Spectrum IT
Salary: £25000 - £32000 per annum + bonus + benefits
Posted: 13 days ago
Bristol
CPS Group Limited
Salary: £26000 per annum
Posted: 27 days ago
Durham, County Durham
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Salary: From £22,000 to £25,000 per annum Competitive salary + excellent benef
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