The median annual salary for a Graduate Software Developer was £25,000 in advertised job vacancies in England during the 3 months to 23 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
23 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Graduate Software Developer
UK / England
Rank 690 772 780
Rank change year-on-year +82 +8  
Permanent jobs requiring a Graduate Software Developer 137 148 148
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 0.17% 0.15% 0.15%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.18% 0.16% 0.16%
Number of salaries quoted 96 134 134
Median salary £25,000 £25,000 £24,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +4.16%  
90% offered a salary of more than £22,000 £20,500 £20,350
10% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £32,350 £30,000
UK excluding London median salary £25,000 £25,000 £23,000
% change year-on-year - +8.69%  

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 75739 92695 95199
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in England 96.28% 96.42% 96.67%
Number of salaries quoted 63358 78403 78502
Median salary £46,500 £45,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +3.33% -  
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 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
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 23 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 West +50 41 £30,000 +33.33% 5
South East +48 32 £25,500 +2.00% 13
East of England +38 24 £25,500 -8.92% 7
West Midlands +27 12 £22,000 -8.33% 3
North West -14 10 £24,000 -5.88% 4
London +53 8 £25,000 -9.09% 6
East Midlands +6 6 £22,000 - 1
Yorkshire +27 4 £22,000 -5.37% 2
Graduate Software Developer
UK

Graduate Software Developer Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 23 March 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.

1 214 (68.37%) Computer Science
2 211 (67.41%) Java
3 185 (59.11%) C++
4 170 (54.31%) SQL
5 155 (49.52%) Mathematics
5 155 (49.52%) Degree
6 136 (43.45%) C#
7 131 (41.85%) .NET
8 130 (41.53%) OO
9 126 (40.26%) SDLC
10 105 (33.55%) XML
11 85 (27.16%) Software Engineering
12 73 (23.32%) JavaScript
13 67 (21.41%) HTML
13 67 (21.41%) Agile Software Development
14 59 (18.85%) ASP.NET
15 55 (17.57%) C
16 50 (15.97%) CSS
17 46 (14.70%) SQL Server
18 45 (14.38%) MVC
19 43 (13.74%) Windows
20 41 (13.10%) Linux
21 40 (12.78%) Physics
22 39 (12.46%) Microsoft
23 37 (11.82%) OOP
24 36 (11.50%) Python
25 33 (10.54%) Analytical Skills
26 29 (9.27%) Mobile App
26 29 (9.27%) Algorithms
26 29 (9.27%) PHP

Graduate Software Developer 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 16 (5.11%) SharePoint
2 3 (0.96%) WebSphere
3 2 (0.64%) JBoss
4 1 (0.32%) Elasticsearch
4 1 (0.32%) IIS
4 1 (0.32%) Tomcat
Applications
1 10 (3.19%) MS Excel
2 2 (0.64%) MS Office
2 2 (0.64%) MS Visio
3 1 (0.32%) Adobe Illustrator
3 1 (0.32%) Photoshop
Cloud Services
1 5 (1.60%) Microsoft Azure
2 3 (0.96%) SaaS
3 1 (0.32%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (0.32%) Amazon EC2
3 1 (0.32%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 2 (0.64%) DHCP
1 2 (0.64%) DNS
1 2 (0.64%) HTTP
1 2 (0.64%) SNMP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 46 (14.70%) SQL Server
2 8 (2.56%) Relational Database
3 6 (1.92%) Big Data
4 5 (1.60%) MySQL
5 1 (0.32%) Amazon RDS
5 1 (0.32%) MongoDB
5 1 (0.32%) RDBMS
5 1 (0.32%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 26 (8.31%) Visual Studio
2 24 (7.67%) Team Foundation Server
3 10 (3.19%) Git (software)
4 6 (1.92%) Subversion
5 5 (1.60%) FitNesse
6 4 (1.28%) TeamCity
7 3 (0.96%) Bugzilla
7 3 (0.96%) Cucumber
7 3 (0.96%) Octopus Deploy
7 3 (0.96%) Selenium
7 3 (0.96%) Trac
8 2 (0.64%) JIRA
8 2 (0.64%) Maven
8 2 (0.64%) Mercurial
9 1 (0.32%) Ant
9 1 (0.32%) Jenkins
9 1 (0.32%) JSUnit
9 1 (0.32%) Moq
9 1 (0.32%) MSBuild
9 1 (0.32%) NUnit
General
1 21 (6.71%) Retail
2 17 (5.43%) Banking
3 16 (5.11%) Games
4 15 (4.79%) Finance
5 11 (3.51%) Automotive
6 6 (1.92%) Telecoms
7 5 (1.60%) Legal
8 4 (1.28%) Marketing
8 4 (1.28%) Military
9 3 (0.96%) Local Government
10 2 (0.64%) Law
10 2 (0.64%) Manufacturing
11 1 (0.32%) Advertising
11 1 (0.32%) Billing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 131 (41.85%) .NET
2 105 (33.55%) XML
3 67 (21.41%) HTML
4 59 (18.85%) ASP.NET
5 50 (15.97%) CSS
6 28 (8.95%) ASP.NET MVC
7 25 (7.99%) HTML5
8 20 (6.39%) AngularJS
8 20 (6.39%) Web Services
9 19 (6.07%) jQuery
10 16 (5.11%) WCF
11 12 (3.83%) WPF
12 9 (2.88%) ASP.NET Web API
12 9 (2.88%) Twitter Bootstrap
13 8 (2.56%) .NET Framework
13 8 (2.56%) Node.js
14 7 (2.24%) Ajax
14 7 (2.24%) RESTful
15 6 (1.92%) Backbone.js
16 5 (1.60%) CSS3
Miscellaneous
1 214 (68.37%) Computer Science
2 33 (10.54%) Analytical Skills
3 29 (9.27%) Algorithms
3 29 (9.27%) Mobile App
4 11 (3.51%) Enterprise Software
5 9 (2.88%) Data Structures
6 3 (0.96%) BBC
6 3 (0.96%) iPad
7 2 (0.64%) Blackberry
7 2 (0.64%) User Experience
8 1 (0.32%) 3D Printing
8 1 (0.32%) EPoS
Operating Systems
1 43 (13.74%) Windows
2 41 (13.10%) Linux
3 26 (8.31%) Android
4 17 (5.43%) Apple iOS
5 8 (2.56%) Mac OS
6 4 (1.28%) VxWorks
7 1 (0.32%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 155 (49.52%) Mathematics
2 130 (41.53%) OO
3 126 (40.26%) SDLC
4 85 (27.16%) Software Engineering
5 67 (21.41%) Agile Software Development
6 45 (14.38%) MVC
7 40 (12.78%) Physics
8 37 (11.82%) OOP
9 22 (7.03%) BDD
10 21 (6.71%) Scrum
10 21 (6.71%) TDD
11 17 (5.43%) Software Testing
11 17 (5.43%) Waterfall
11 17 (5.43%) Web Development
12 16 (5.11%) Multithreading
12 16 (5.11%) Process Management
13 11 (3.51%) Continuous Improvement
14 9 (2.88%) Mentoring
14 9 (2.88%) Unit Testing
15 8 (2.56%) SOLID
Programming Languages
1 211 (67.41%) Java
2 185 (59.11%) C++
3 170 (54.31%) SQL
4 136 (43.45%) C#
5 73 (23.32%) JavaScript
6 55 (17.57%) C
7 36 (11.50%) Python
8 29 (9.27%) PHP
9 13 (4.15%) VB.NET
10 11 (3.51%) Objective-C
11 7 (2.24%) T-SQL
12 6 (1.92%) Shell Script
12 6 (1.92%) TypeScript
13 4 (1.28%) Assembly Language
13 4 (1.28%) Delphi
13 4 (1.28%) Pascal
13 4 (1.28%) Ruby
14 3 (0.96%) CoffeeScript
15 2 (0.64%) Apple Swift
15 2 (0.64%) R
Qualifications
1 155 (49.52%) Degree
2 21 (6.71%) PhD
3 9 (2.88%) Security Cleared
4 7 (2.24%) Microsoft Certification
5 4 (1.28%) DV Cleared
6 3 (0.96%) BPSS Clearance
6 3 (0.96%) HND
7 2 (0.64%) DBS Check
7 2 (0.64%) MCSD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (3.19%) QA
2 1 (0.32%) SDET
System Software
1 7 (2.24%) VMware Infrastructure
2 6 (1.92%) Virtual Machines
3 2 (0.64%) Docker
Systems Management
1 4 (1.28%) Ansible
Vendors
1 39 (12.46%) Microsoft
2 18 (5.75%) Oracle
3 7 (2.24%) VMware
4 5 (1.60%) Xamarin
5 3 (0.96%) Facebook
5 3 (0.96%) Google
6 2 (0.64%) Apple
6 2 (0.64%) LexisNexis
7 1 (0.32%) Adobe
7 1 (0.32%) IBM
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