Period
to 22 November 2017

The median annual salary for a Graduate Software Developer was £26,000 in advertised job vacancies in England during the 6 months to 22 November 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
6 months to
22 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 765 840 916
Rank change year-on-year +75 +76 -4
Permanent jobs requiring a Graduate Software Developer 426 355 356
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 0.25% 0.20% 0.18%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.26% 0.20% 0.18%
Number of salaries quoted 390 316 314
England median annual salary £26,000 £26,000 £24,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +8.33% +2.13%
10th Percentile £21,000 £21,250 £19,000
90th Percentile £33,250 £32,500 £31,600
UK median annual salary £26,000 £25,750 £24,000
% change year-on-year +0.97% +7.29% +2.13%

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in England. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title that can be normalized. As such, the figures in the second row provide an indication of the number of permanent jobs in our overall sample.

All Permanent IT Job Vacancies
England
Permanent vacancies in England with a recognized job title 161995 173250 195876
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 95.73% 96.51% 96.51%
Number of salaries quoted 131003 146259 164261
England median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £46,250
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.26% +2.70% +2.78%
10th Percentile £27,500 £27,250 £26,250
90th Percentile £78,750 £77,500 £75,000
UK median annual salary £48,000 £47,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year +1.05% +5.56% -

Graduate Software Developer
Job Vacancy Trend in England

Job postings that featured Graduate Software Developer in the job title as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in England.

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 6 months to 22 November 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 6 months to 22 November 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Past 6 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
South West +72 109 £25,000 +4.17% 4
South East +36 94 £26,500 -2.75% 7
East of England +10 70 £27,500 - 7
London -16 67 £28,500 +11.76% 5
Midlands +52 58 £25,000 -3.85% 1
West Midlands +9 38 £25,000 -9.09% 1
North of England -1 28 £24,000 +2.15% 4
East Midlands +55 20 £29,000 +16.00%
North West -17 17 £24,000 +2.15% 2
Yorkshire +22 10 £22,000 -7.37% 1
North East - 1 £19,000 - 1
Graduate Software Developer
UK

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

For the 6 months to 22 November 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.

1 299 (70.19%) Degree
1 299 (70.19%) Java
2 245 (57.51%) Computer Science
3 213 (50.00%) C#
4 177 (41.55%) C++
5 172 (40.38%) .NET
6 151 (35.45%) SQL
7 141 (33.10%) Mathematics
8 132 (30.99%) Python
9 127 (29.81%) JavaScript
10 124 (29.11%) Software Engineering
11 110 (25.82%) SQL Server
12 92 (21.60%) HTML
13 88 (20.66%) Linux
14 80 (18.78%) Agile Software Development
15 79 (18.54%) Microsoft
16 78 (18.31%) CSS
17 76 (17.84%) ASP.NET
18 75 (17.61%) Physics
19 73 (17.14%) C
20 70 (16.43%) Computer Science Degree
21 69 (16.20%) OO
22 68 (15.96%) Oracle
23 57 (13.38%) Analytical Skills
24 54 (12.68%) SDLC
25 50 (11.74%) Numerate Degree
26 46 (10.80%) Algorithms
27 43 (10.09%) Relational Database
27 43 (10.09%) XML
28 42 (9.86%) Scrum

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 4 (0.94%) OpenStack
2 3 (0.70%) OpenEdge
3 2 (0.47%) Apache
3 2 (0.47%) SharePoint
4 1 (0.23%) Apache Spark
4 1 (0.23%) IIS
4 1 (0.23%) JBoss
4 1 (0.23%) WebSphere
Applications
1 4 (0.94%) Microsoft Excel
2 2 (0.47%) Microsoft Office
2 2 (0.47%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 4 (0.94%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 20 (4.69%) GitHub
2 11 (2.58%) Amazon AWS
3 10 (2.35%) Microsoft Azure
4 8 (1.88%) Cloud Computing
5 3 (0.70%) SaaS
6 1 (0.23%) Dynamics 365
6 1 (0.23%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 5 (1.17%) TCP/IP
2 3 (0.70%) Network Security
3 2 (0.47%) Wireless
4 1 (0.23%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 110 (25.82%) SQL Server
2 43 (10.09%) Relational Database
3 28 (6.57%) Oracle Database
3 28 (6.57%) RDBMS
4 18 (4.23%) MySQL
5 15 (3.52%) NoSQL
6 12 (2.82%) MongoDB
7 8 (1.88%) GIS
7 8 (1.88%) MS Access
8 6 (1.41%) Big Data
9 5 (1.17%) SSDT
10 3 (0.70%) Oracle Reports
11 2 (0.47%) PostgreSQL
12 1 (0.23%) Hadoop
12 1 (0.23%) SQL Server 2005
12 1 (0.23%) SQL Server Integration Services
12 1 (0.23%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 41 (9.62%) Visual Studio
2 28 (6.57%) Git (software)
3 16 (3.76%) Subversion
4 8 (1.88%) Team Foundation Server
5 4 (0.94%) Xcode
6 2 (0.47%) Cucumber
6 2 (0.47%) JIRA
6 2 (0.47%) Moq
6 2 (0.47%) NUnit
6 2 (0.47%) Selenium
7 1 (0.23%) Atlassian Bamboo
7 1 (0.23%) Bitbucket
7 1 (0.23%) Maven
General
1 39 (9.15%) Finance
2 27 (6.34%) Electronics
3 23 (5.40%) Games
4 14 (3.29%) Telecoms
5 10 (2.35%) Banking
5 10 (2.35%) Pharmaceutical
6 9 (2.11%) Retail
7 7 (1.64%) Financial Institution
8 2 (0.47%) Manufacturing
8 2 (0.47%) Marketing
8 2 (0.47%) Retail Finance
9 1 (0.23%) Advertising
9 1 (0.23%) Back Office
9 1 (0.23%) Multimedia
9 1 (0.23%) Publishing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 172 (40.38%) .NET
2 92 (21.60%) HTML
3 78 (18.31%) CSS
4 76 (17.84%) ASP.NET
5 43 (10.09%) XML
6 40 (9.39%) AngularJS
7 31 (7.28%) Node.js
8 29 (6.81%) J2EE
9 18 (4.23%) ASP.NET MVC
10 17 (3.99%) jQuery
10 17 (3.99%) RESTful
11 13 (3.05%) Web Services
12 12 (2.82%) Apache Axis
12 12 (2.82%) ASP.NET Web API
13 11 (2.58%) HTML5
14 8 (1.88%) React
14 8 (1.88%) Twitter Bootstrap
15 7 (1.64%) Middleware
15 7 (1.64%) Spring
15 7 (1.64%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 245 (57.51%) Computer Science
2 57 (13.38%) Analytical Skills
3 46 (10.80%) Algorithms
4 19 (4.46%) Mobile App
5 18 (4.23%) User Experience
6 13 (3.05%) Fintech
7 12 (2.82%) 3D Printing
8 10 (2.35%) Greenfield Project
9 7 (1.64%) Data Structures
9 7 (1.64%) Hedge funds
9 7 (1.64%) Mainframe
10 4 (0.94%) Enterprise Software
11 3 (0.70%) Client/Server
11 3 (0.70%) Management Information System
12 2 (0.47%) Analytical Mindset
12 2 (0.47%) Digital Media
12 2 (0.47%) Social Media
13 1 (0.23%) Driving Licence
13 1 (0.23%) EPoS
13 1 (0.23%) MPEG
Operating Systems
1 88 (20.66%) Linux
2 41 (9.62%) Windows
3 20 (4.69%) Android
4 19 (4.46%) Embedded Linux
5 18 (4.23%) Unix
6 15 (3.52%) Apple iOS
7 7 (1.64%) VxWorks
8 3 (0.70%) Mac OS
9 2 (0.47%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 141 (33.10%) Mathematics
2 124 (29.11%) Software Engineering
3 80 (18.78%) Agile Software Development
4 75 (17.61%) Physics
5 69 (16.20%) OO
6 54 (12.68%) SDLC
7 42 (9.86%) Scrum
8 38 (8.92%) Unit Testing
9 35 (8.22%) Machine Learning
10 27 (6.34%) MVC
11 26 (6.10%) DevOps
11 26 (6.10%) OOP
12 22 (5.16%) Data Analysis
12 22 (5.16%) TDD
13 21 (4.93%) Prototyping
14 19 (4.46%) CAD
14 19 (4.46%) Open Source
15 18 (4.23%) Software Testing
16 17 (3.99%) Computer Vision
17 16 (3.76%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 299 (70.19%) Java
2 213 (50.00%) C#
3 177 (41.55%) C++
4 151 (35.45%) SQL
5 132 (30.99%) Python
6 127 (29.81%) JavaScript
7 73 (17.14%) C
8 34 (7.98%) PHP
8 34 (7.98%) VB.NET
9 14 (3.29%) T-SQL
10 13 (3.05%) TypeScript
11 10 (2.35%) Perl
12 9 (2.11%) Bash Shell
12 9 (2.11%) MATLAB
13 8 (1.88%) Objective-C
14 7 (1.64%) Shell Script
15 5 (1.17%) F#
15 5 (1.17%) Ruby
15 5 (1.17%) XAML
16 3 (0.70%) Embedded C
Qualifications
1 299 (70.19%) Degree
2 70 (16.43%) Computer Science Degree
3 50 (11.74%) Numerate Degree
4 28 (6.57%) PhD
5 15 (3.52%) ISTQB
6 8 (1.88%) Master's Degree
7 7 (1.64%) DV Cleared
7 7 (1.64%) Security Cleared
8 4 (0.94%) Microsoft Certification
9 3 (0.70%) Oracle Certification
10 1 (0.23%) MCPD
10 1 (0.23%) MCSD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (1.88%) QA
System Software
1 7 (1.64%) Virtual Machines
1 7 (1.64%) VMware Infrastructure
2 5 (1.17%) Docker
Systems Management
1 7 (1.64%) Ansible
Vendors
1 79 (18.54%) Microsoft
2 68 (15.96%) Oracle
3 7 (1.64%) VMware
4 6 (1.41%) Zend
5 5 (1.17%) Xamarin
6 3 (0.70%) Intel
6 3 (0.70%) NVIDIA
6 3 (0.70%) Sun
7 2 (0.47%) Salesforce.com
8 1 (0.23%) Google
8 1 (0.23%) SAP