Period
to 23 July 2017

The median annual salary for a Graduate Software Engineer was £27,000 in advertised job vacancies in England during the 6 months to 23 July 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
UK > England
6 months to
23 Jul 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 870 973 984
Rank change year-on-year +103 +11 +13
Permanent jobs requiring a Graduate Software Engineer 280 259 313
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 0.17% 0.14% 0.15%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.18% 0.14% 0.16%
Number of salaries quoted 234 271 318
England median annual salary £27,000 £27,500 £25,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -1.82% +10.00% -
10th Percentile £21,250 £21,250 £19,750
90th Percentile £37,000 £33,750 £34,125
UK median annual salary £27,500 £27,500 £25,000
% change year-on-year - +10.00% -

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 159866 183507 200434
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in England 96.00% 96.53% 96.60%
Number of salaries quoted 131005 155881 166042
England median annual salary £47,500 £47,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +5.56% -
10th Percentile £27,500 £26,750 £26,250
90th Percentile £78,750 £77,500 £75,000
UK median annual salary £47,500 £47,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year - +5.56% -

Graduate Software Engineer
Job Vacancy Trend in England

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

Job vacancy trend for Graduate Software Engineer in England

Graduate Software Engineer
Salary Trend in England

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

Salary trend for Graduate Software Engineer in England

Graduate Software Engineer
Salary Histogram in England

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Graduate Software Engineer in England over the 6 months to 23 July 2017.

Salary histogram for Graduate Software Engineer in England

Graduate Software Engineer
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 Engineer within the England region over the 6 months to 23 July 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
East of England +76 85 £30,000 +20.00% 7
South East +12 58 £27,500 +3.77% 5
London +47 49 £26,750 -17.69% 7
South West +40 39 £27,000 -1.82% 3
Midlands +38 26 £26,000 +15.56% 1
North of England +23 23 £20,000 -14.89% 1
Yorkshire +35 19 £20,000 +8.11% 1
West Midlands +28 18 £26,000 +15.56%
East Midlands +20 8 £29,000 +28.89% 1
North West -32 3 £26,000 +10.64%
North East - 1 £23,500 -
Graduate Software Engineer
UK

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

For the 6 months to 23 July 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 England region featuring Graduate Software Engineer in the job title.

1 278 (99.29%) Software Engineering
2 179 (63.93%) Computer Science
3 174 (62.14%) Degree
4 173 (61.79%) Java
5 171 (61.07%) C++
6 156 (55.71%) C#
7 117 (41.79%) C
8 103 (36.79%) Python
9 96 (34.29%) Mathematics
10 78 (27.86%) Linux
11 70 (25.00%) Computer Science Degree
11 70 (25.00%) .NET
12 62 (22.14%) SQL Server
12 62 (22.14%) OO
13 59 (21.07%) Physics
14 58 (20.71%) JavaScript
15 53 (18.93%) Oracle
16 52 (18.57%) Agile Software Development
16 52 (18.57%) TDD
17 49 (17.50%) AngularJS
18 46 (16.43%) DevOps
18 46 (16.43%) Scrum
19 42 (15.00%) MongoDB
20 41 (14.64%) Analytical Skills
21 38 (13.57%) MySQL
22 37 (13.21%) SQL
23 36 (12.86%) HTML
24 35 (12.50%) Windows
25 32 (11.43%) ASP.NET
26 31 (11.07%) Algorithms

Graduate Software Engineer 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 11 (3.93%) Apache
1 11 (3.93%) Tomcat
2 10 (3.57%) Confluence
3 5 (1.79%) JBoss
3 5 (1.79%) WebLogic
4 4 (1.43%) Oracle SOA Suite
5 2 (0.71%) Elasticsearch
6 1 (0.36%) WebSphere
Applications
1 4 (1.43%) Microsoft Excel
Cloud Services
1 13 (4.64%) Cloud Computing
2 11 (3.93%) Microsoft Azure
3 10 (3.57%) Amazon AWS
4 7 (2.50%) GitHub
4 7 (2.50%) PaaS
5 3 (1.07%) SaaS
6 1 (0.36%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 14 (5.00%) Wireless
2 13 (4.64%) TCP/IP
2 13 (4.64%) Wi-Fi
3 12 (4.29%) Bluetooth
4 8 (2.86%) HTTP
5 7 (2.50%) Internet
6 4 (1.43%) AMQP
6 4 (1.43%) Firewall
7 3 (1.07%) VoIP
8 2 (0.71%) FTP
8 2 (0.71%) Kerberos
8 2 (0.71%) LDAP
9 1 (0.36%) Diameter Protocol
9 1 (0.36%) GSM
9 1 (0.36%) ISDN
9 1 (0.36%) LTE
9 1 (0.36%) RANAP
9 1 (0.36%) RTP
9 1 (0.36%) UMTS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 62 (22.14%) SQL Server
2 42 (15.00%) MongoDB
3 38 (13.57%) MySQL
4 11 (3.93%) NoSQL
5 7 (2.50%) Oracle Database
6 5 (1.79%) Relational Database
7 4 (1.43%) Apache Cassandra
8 3 (1.07%) Big Data
8 3 (1.07%) BusinessObjects
9 2 (0.71%) CouchDB
9 2 (0.71%) PostgreSQL
9 2 (0.71%) RDBMS
10 1 (0.36%) Hadoop
10 1 (0.36%) Power BI
10 1 (0.36%) Riak
10 1 (0.36%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 24 (8.57%) Visual Studio
2 14 (5.00%) Git (software)
3 11 (3.93%) Atlassian Bamboo
3 11 (3.93%) Bitbucket
3 11 (3.93%) JIRA
3 11 (3.93%) JUnit
4 8 (2.86%) Subversion
5 6 (2.14%) Jenkins
5 6 (2.14%) NetBeans
6 5 (1.79%) Team Foundation Server
7 4 (1.43%) EasyMock
7 4 (1.43%) Vagrant
8 3 (1.07%) Eclipse
9 2 (0.71%) Moq
9 2 (0.71%) MSBuild
9 2 (0.71%) NUnit
9 2 (0.71%) TeamCity
10 1 (0.36%) Android Studio
10 1 (0.36%) CruiseControl
10 1 (0.36%) Eclipse RCP
General
1 30 (10.71%) Electronics
2 16 (5.71%) Games
3 8 (2.86%) Music Industry
3 8 (2.86%) Publishing
4 6 (2.14%) Telecoms
5 3 (1.07%) Finance
5 3 (1.07%) Manufacturing
6 2 (0.71%) Marketing
7 1 (0.36%) Advertising
7 1 (0.36%) Aerospace
7 1 (0.36%) Banking
7 1 (0.36%) French Language
7 1 (0.36%) German Language
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 70 (25.00%) .NET
2 49 (17.50%) AngularJS
3 36 (12.86%) HTML
4 32 (11.43%) ASP.NET
5 30 (10.71%) Node.js
6 21 (7.50%) CSS
7 18 (6.43%) Apache Axis
8 15 (5.36%) ASP.NET MVC
9 14 (5.00%) ASP.NET Web API
9 14 (5.00%) jQuery
10 12 (4.29%) Middleware
10 12 (4.29%) POSIX
10 12 (4.29%) WCF
11 11 (3.93%) Twitter Bootstrap
12 10 (3.57%) J2EE
12 10 (3.57%) Web Services
13 9 (3.21%) RESTful
14 8 (2.86%) XML
15 7 (2.50%) JDBC
15 7 (2.50%) Swing
Miscellaneous
1 179 (63.93%) Computer Science
2 41 (14.64%) Analytical Skills
3 31 (11.07%) Algorithms
4 18 (6.43%) 3D Printing
5 17 (6.07%) Embedded Systems
6 11 (3.93%) Mainframe
7 6 (2.14%) Augmented Reality
8 4 (1.43%) iPad
8 4 (1.43%) User Experience
8 4 (1.43%) Wiki
9 3 (1.07%) 3D Graphics
9 3 (1.07%) Public Cloud
10 2 (0.71%) CAN bus
10 2 (0.71%) Internet of Things
10 2 (0.71%) Mobile App
10 2 (0.71%) Smart Home
11 1 (0.36%) Data Structures
11 1 (0.36%) Greenfield Project
11 1 (0.36%) Virtual Team
11 1 (0.36%) Xbox
Operating Systems
1 78 (27.86%) Linux
2 35 (12.50%) Windows
3 9 (3.21%) Unix
4 8 (2.86%) Embedded Linux
5 6 (2.14%) Android
5 6 (2.14%) Mac OS
6 5 (1.79%) Apple iOS
7 4 (1.43%) CentOS
7 4 (1.43%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 1 (0.36%) Windows Embedded Compact
Processes & Methodologies
1 278 (99.29%) Software Engineering
2 96 (34.29%) Mathematics
3 62 (22.14%) OO
4 59 (21.07%) Physics
5 52 (18.57%) Agile Software Development
5 52 (18.57%) TDD
6 46 (16.43%) DevOps
6 46 (16.43%) Scrum
7 30 (10.71%) Kanban
7 30 (10.71%) Knowledge Management
7 30 (10.71%) Technical Architecture
8 26 (9.29%) OOD
9 23 (8.21%) MVC
9 23 (8.21%) OOP
10 19 (6.79%) CAD
11 18 (6.43%) 3D Modelling
11 18 (6.43%) CAE
11 18 (6.43%) Content Writing
12 15 (5.36%) ITIL
12 15 (5.36%) Open Source
Programming Languages
1 173 (61.79%) Java
2 171 (61.07%) C++
3 156 (55.71%) C#
4 117 (41.79%) C
5 103 (36.79%) Python
6 58 (20.71%) JavaScript
7 37 (13.21%) SQL
8 18 (6.43%) Perl
9 17 (6.07%) Embedded C
10 16 (5.71%) MATLAB
11 13 (4.64%) TypeScript
12 11 (3.93%) PL/SQL
13 10 (3.57%) Scala
14 9 (3.21%) VB.NET
15 7 (2.50%) Embedded C++
15 7 (2.50%) Go
15 7 (2.50%) PHP
16 6 (2.14%) Ruby
17 4 (1.43%) Bash Shell
17 4 (1.43%) Bourne shell
Qualifications
1 174 (62.14%) Degree
2 70 (25.00%) Computer Science Degree
3 19 (6.79%) Numerate Degree
4 15 (5.36%) PhD
5 12 (4.29%) Security Cleared
6 4 (1.43%) Master's Degree
7 2 (0.71%) SC Cleared
8 1 (0.36%) Chartered Engineer
8 1 (0.36%) DBS Check
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (3.57%) QA
System Software
1 23 (8.21%) Firmware
2 10 (3.57%) Docker
3 6 (2.14%) VirtualBox
4 2 (0.71%) NFS
Systems Management
1 4 (1.43%) Kubernetes
Vendors
1 53 (18.93%) Oracle
2 21 (7.50%) Microsoft
3 7 (2.50%) PayPal
4 4 (1.43%) Red Hat
5 2 (0.71%) SAP
6 1 (0.36%) Google
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ENTERPRISE RECRUITMENT LTD
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: 1 hour ago
Cambridgeshire
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Salary: to £35000
Posted: 2 days ago
Bracknell, Berkshire
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Doncaster, South Yorkshire
Oscar
Salary: £18000 - £21000 per annum + pension, share options, 22 Days Hol
Posted: 2 days ago
Southampton, Hampshire
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £20000 - £30000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Northampton, Northamptonshire
IT Connections
Salary: £25,000 to £33,000
Posted: 2 days ago
Central London / West End
Co-Hire
Salary: From £30,000 to £45,000 per annum Competitive benefits package
Posted: 2 days ago
Abingdon
Sophos
Posted: 6 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Empiric
Salary: From £30,000 to £35,000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Empiric
Salary: Negotiable
Posted: 4 days ago
Bristol, Avon
2M Employment Solutions
Posted: 5 days ago
Hertfordshire
ECM Selection
Salary: £30k++
Posted: 5 days ago
Rickmansworth, Hertfordshire
ENTERPRISE RECRUITMENT LTD
Salary: £36000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Empiric
Salary: From £35,000 to £50,000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Empiric
Salary: From £28,000 to £35,000 per annum
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Computer Futures
Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum + competitive
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Salary: £21k - 25k per year + Benefits
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London
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Salary: £30000 - £38000 per annum
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London
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Salary: £25k - 30k per year + benefits
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London
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Salary: £25000 - £30000 per annum
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