The median annual salary for a Graduate Software Engineer was £27,500 in advertised job vacancies in England during the 3 months to 26 April 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
3 months to
26 Apr 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 712 828 817
Rank change year-on-year +116 -11  
Permanent jobs requiring a Graduate Software Engineer 127 108 142
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 0.16% 0.11% 0.14%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.16% 0.11% 0.14%
Number of salaries quoted 105 106 136
Median salary £27,500 £27,000 £26,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +1.85% +1.88%  
90% offered a salary of more than £23,500 £23,350 £21,500
10% offered a salary of more than £37,500 £32,500 £32,500
UK excluding London median salary £29,000 £26,500 £26,500
% change year-on-year +9.43% -  

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 78220 94077 100270
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in England 96.33% 96.38% 96.60%
Number of salaries quoted 65477 79777 82622
Median salary £47,000 £47,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +4.44%  
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 £42,500 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +2.40% +3.75%  

Graduate Software Engineer
Job Vacancy Trend in England

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

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 3 months to 26 April 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 3 months to 26 April 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
East of England +53 51 £30,000 -6.25% 7
South East +41 25 £29,000 +9.43% 8
South West +24 19 £27,500 +1.85% 1
London +54 14 £26,000 -20.00% 7
Yorkshire +32 10 £20,000 +8.10% 3
West Midlands +12 4 £25,000 +2.04% 1
East Midlands +13 2 £25,500 +13.33%
North West -19 1 - - 2
North East - 1 £23,500 - 1
Graduate Software Engineer
UK

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

For the 6 months to 26 April 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.

1 231 (96.25%) Software Engineering
2 171 (71.25%) C++
3 152 (63.33%) Degree
4 149 (62.08%) Computer Science
5 146 (60.83%) Java
6 117 (48.75%) C
7 113 (47.08%) C#
8 96 (40.00%) Python
9 86 (35.83%) Mathematics
10 75 (31.25%) OO
11 71 (29.58%) JavaScript
12 59 (24.58%) HTML
12 59 (24.58%) .NET
13 57 (23.75%) Physics
14 50 (20.83%) Agile Software Development
14 50 (20.83%) TDD
15 43 (17.92%) Linux
16 36 (15.00%) Oracle
17 35 (14.58%) CSS
17 35 (14.58%) Scrum
18 34 (14.17%) DevOps
19 31 (12.92%) SQL
19 31 (12.92%) OOP
20 29 (12.08%) AngularJS
21 28 (11.67%) OOD
22 27 (11.25%) SQL Server
23 26 (10.83%) ASP.NET
23 26 (10.83%) MySQL
24 24 (10.00%) Firmware
25 23 (9.58%) Relational Database

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 14 (5.83%) Confluence
2 8 (3.33%) Apache
3 4 (1.67%) JBoss
3 4 (1.67%) Oracle SOA Suite
3 4 (1.67%) Tomcat
3 4 (1.67%) WebLogic
Applications
1 1 (0.42%) Microsoft Excel
1 1 (0.42%) Microsoft Office
1 1 (0.42%) Simulink
Business Applications
1 1 (0.42%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 8 (3.33%) Amazon AWS
1 8 (3.33%) PaaS
2 7 (2.92%) Cloud Computing
2 7 (2.92%) Microsoft Azure
3 5 (2.08%) GitHub
4 4 (1.67%) IaaS
4 4 (1.67%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 14 (5.83%) Wireless
2 13 (5.42%) Bluetooth
2 13 (5.42%) Wi-Fi
3 10 (4.17%) TCP/IP
4 6 (2.50%) HTTP
5 4 (1.67%) AMQP
5 4 (1.67%) Firewall
6 1 (0.42%) Internet
6 1 (0.42%) Software-Defined Radio
Database & Business Intelligence
1 27 (11.25%) SQL Server
2 26 (10.83%) MySQL
3 23 (9.58%) Relational Database
4 21 (8.75%) MongoDB
5 10 (4.17%) NoSQL
6 7 (2.92%) RDBMS
7 5 (2.08%) Big Data
8 3 (1.25%) Apache Cassandra
8 3 (1.25%) Data Mining
9 2 (0.83%) Hadoop
10 1 (0.42%) BusinessObjects
10 1 (0.42%) CouchDB
10 1 (0.42%) Power BI
10 1 (0.42%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 20 (8.33%) Visual Studio
2 19 (7.92%) Jenkins
3 15 (6.25%) JIRA
4 14 (5.83%) Atlassian Bamboo
5 9 (3.75%) Team Foundation Server
6 8 (3.33%) Bitbucket
6 8 (3.33%) EasyMock
6 8 (3.33%) JUnit
6 8 (3.33%) MSBuild
6 8 (3.33%) TeamCity
7 6 (2.50%) NetBeans
7 6 (2.50%) Octopus Deploy
8 5 (2.08%) Git (software)
9 4 (1.67%) Subversion
9 4 (1.67%) Vagrant
10 3 (1.25%) Jasmine
10 3 (1.25%) JSUnit
10 3 (1.25%) Mockito
10 3 (1.25%) Selenium
10 3 (1.25%) Travis CI
General
1 21 (8.75%) Electronics
2 11 (4.58%) Finance
3 10 (4.17%) Games
3 10 (4.17%) Military
4 6 (2.50%) Banking
5 1 (0.42%) Aerospace
5 1 (0.42%) Automotive
5 1 (0.42%) Avionics
5 1 (0.42%) Manufacturing
5 1 (0.42%) Marketing
5 1 (0.42%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 59 (24.58%) .NET
1 59 (24.58%) HTML
2 35 (14.58%) CSS
3 29 (12.08%) AngularJS
4 26 (10.83%) ASP.NET
5 18 (7.50%) Web Services
6 16 (6.67%) Spring
7 15 (6.25%) jQuery
7 15 (6.25%) XML
8 14 (5.83%) ASP.NET Web API
8 14 (5.83%) Node.js
9 13 (5.42%) POSIX
10 12 (5.00%) HTML5
11 11 (4.58%) CSS3
11 11 (4.58%) JSON
12 10 (4.17%) REST
12 10 (4.17%) SOAP
13 9 (3.75%) RESTful
13 9 (3.75%) Twitter Bootstrap
14 8 (3.33%) ASP.NET MVC
Miscellaneous
1 149 (62.08%) Computer Science
2 20 (8.33%) Analytical Skills
3 14 (5.83%) Embedded Systems
4 10 (4.17%) Algorithms
5 8 (3.33%) Wiki
6 7 (2.92%) Greenfield Project
7 6 (2.50%) 3D Printing
8 5 (2.08%) 3D Graphics
9 3 (1.25%) Fintech
9 3 (1.25%) iPad
10 2 (0.83%) CAN bus
11 1 (0.42%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
11 1 (0.42%) Internet of Things
11 1 (0.42%) NHS
11 1 (0.42%) Public Cloud
11 1 (0.42%) Smart Home
11 1 (0.42%) VHDL
11 1 (0.42%) Xbox
Operating Systems
1 43 (17.92%) Linux
2 20 (8.33%) Windows
3 16 (6.67%) Unix
4 9 (3.75%) Android
5 8 (3.33%) Apple iOS
5 8 (3.33%) CentOS
5 8 (3.33%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 8 (3.33%) Solaris
6 6 (2.50%) Mac OS
7 4 (1.67%) Embedded Linux
8 1 (0.42%) Windows Embedded Compact
Processes & Methodologies
1 231 (96.25%) Software Engineering
2 86 (35.83%) Mathematics
3 75 (31.25%) OO
4 57 (23.75%) Physics
5 50 (20.83%) Agile Software Development
5 50 (20.83%) TDD
6 35 (14.58%) Scrum
7 34 (14.17%) DevOps
8 31 (12.92%) OOP
9 28 (11.67%) OOD
10 22 (9.17%) Open Source
11 20 (8.33%) MVC
12 17 (7.08%) Unit Testing
13 15 (6.25%) SDLC
14 14 (5.83%) Embedded Software Development
15 13 (5.42%) Computer Architecture
15 13 (5.42%) Kanban
15 13 (5.42%) Knowledge Management
15 13 (5.42%) Technical Architecture
16 12 (5.00%) Continuous Integration
Programming Languages
1 171 (71.25%) C++
2 146 (60.83%) Java
3 117 (48.75%) C
4 113 (47.08%) C#
5 96 (40.00%) Python
6 71 (29.58%) JavaScript
7 31 (12.92%) SQL
8 22 (9.17%) Perl
9 18 (7.50%) MATLAB
10 15 (6.25%) PHP
11 14 (5.83%) Embedded C
11 14 (5.83%) Embedded C++
12 8 (3.33%) Scala
12 8 (3.33%) TypeScript
13 7 (2.92%) VB
13 7 (2.92%) VB6
14 5 (2.08%) Fortran
15 4 (1.67%) Bourne shell
15 4 (1.67%) PL/SQL
15 4 (1.67%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 152 (63.33%) Degree
2 20 (8.33%) Security Cleared
3 15 (6.25%) PhD
4 4 (1.67%) DBS Check
5 3 (1.25%) SC Cleared
6 1 (0.42%) Chartered Engineer
6 1 (0.42%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (2.50%) QA
System Software
1 24 (10.00%) Firmware
2 12 (5.00%) Docker
3 6 (2.50%) VirtualBox
4 1 (0.42%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 4 (1.67%) Kubernetes
Vendors
1 36 (15.00%) Oracle
2 17 (7.08%) Microsoft
3 8 (3.33%) Red Hat
4 3 (1.25%) Avid
4 3 (1.25%) Xamarin
5 1 (0.42%) Google
5 1 (0.42%) SAP
5 1 (0.42%) Wonderware
Bracknell, Berkshire
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum
Posted: 22 hours ago
Reading, Berkshire
ENTERPRISE RECRUITMENT LTD
Salary: From £25,000 to £35,000 per annum
Posted: 20 hours ago
Middlesbrough, Cleveland
Solutions Recruitment
Salary: From £23,000 to £25,000 per annum
Posted: 16 hours ago
Teesside
Solutions Recruitment
Salary: From £22,000 to £25,000 per annum
Posted: 16 hours ago
Hull, North Humberside
Go IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: From £19,000 to £21,000 per annum + excellent benefits & training
Posted: 18 hours ago
Southampton, Hampshire
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £20000 - £25000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
ENTERPRISE RECRUITMENT LTD
Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum, Benefits Excellent company benefits
Posted: 20 hours ago
Crawley, West Sussex
Total Recruitment Specialists Limited / TRG / Total recruitment group
Salary: £26000 - £28000 Per Annum + benfits
Posted: Yesterday
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Amazing Prospects Ltd
Salary: £25k - 30k per year + Prospects + Training
Posted: 23 hours ago
City, London
Exclusive Recruitment
Salary: From £25,000 to £30,000 per annum £25,000 - £30,000
Posted: 23 hours ago
Preston, Lancashire
Ascent People Ltd
Salary: £21000 - £30000 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Edgar Cowen
Salary: £35000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Exclusive Recruitment
Salary: From £25,000 to £25,000 per annum Pension contribution, discretionary
Posted: 23 hours ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Empiric.com
Salary: From £28,000 to £40,000 per annum bonus + health + pension + life insu
Posted: 22 hours ago
London
Zorba Consulting Limited
Salary: £25k - 32k per year + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Norwich, Norfolk
Talendrone.com
Salary: £ 25,000 p.a + benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Stratford-Upon-Avon, Warwickshire
Big Red Recruitment
Salary: £20000 - £30000 per annum + Health + Bonus + 25 days + pension
Posted: Yesterday
Slough, Berkshire
KV Recruitment
Salary: £25000 - £26000 per annum + Benefits + Bonus
Posted: Yesterday
London
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Abingdon
Sophos
Salary: Highly Competitive + bonus & benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
West Sussex
TRG
Salary: 26000-28000 Per Annum + benfits
Posted: 7 days ago
Knutsford, Cheshire
Oscar
Salary: £20000 - £23000 per annum + competitive benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Edgar Cowen
Posted: 6 days ago
London
Computer People
Salary: £25000 - £28000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
North London
Metaswitch Networks
Salary: £35,000 per annum Plus excellent benefits
Posted: 12 days ago
Bristol, Avon
Emponics Ltd
Salary: toc £20,000 + bens + 6 mthly salary increments
Posted: 4 days ago
Gerrards Cross, Buckinghamshire
Citrix
Posted: 5 days ago
Hull, North Humberside
Go IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: From £18,000 to £21,000 per annum + excellent benefits & training
Posted: 6 days ago
Cambridgeshire
OHO Group Ltd.
Salary: £25000 - £40000 per annum, Benefits: Shares, private medical cover, life insurance
Posted: 20 days ago
London
Client Server
Salary: £25,000 to £35,000 + bonus + benefits
Posted: 15 days ago