Period
to 19 November 2017

The median annual salary for a Graduate Software Developer was £28,500 in advertised job vacancies in London during the 6 months to 19 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
England > London
6 months to
19 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 778 770 865
Rank change year-on-year -8 +95 -7
Permanent jobs requiring a Graduate Software Developer 66 81 59
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in London 0.088% 0.11% 0.066%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.094% 0.11% 0.069%
Number of salaries quoted 53 83 58
London median annual salary £28,500 £25,500 £29,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +11.76% -12.07% -10.77%
10th Percentile £22,000 £21,250 £22,000
90th Percentile £41,000 £36,250 £38,125
England median annual salary £26,000 £26,000 £24,000
% change year-on-year - +8.33% +2.13%

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in London. 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
London
Permanent vacancies in London with a recognized job title 70426 72444 85501
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 94.33% 95.96% 96.00%
Number of salaries quoted 55326 62571 72563
London median annual salary £60,000 £57,500 £55,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.35% +4.55% +4.76%
10th Percentile £33,000 £32,500 £32,000
90th Percentile £90,000 £87,500 £85,000
England median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £46,000
% change year-on-year +5.26% +3.26% +2.22%

Graduate Software Developer
Job Vacancy Trend in London

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

Job vacancy trend for Graduate Software Developer in London

Graduate Software Developer
Salary Trend in London

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

Salary trend for Graduate Software Developer in London

Graduate Software Developer
Salary Histogram in London

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Graduate Software Developer in London over the 6 months to 19 November 2017.

Salary histogram for Graduate Software Developer in London

Graduate Software Developer
Job Locations in London

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 London region over the 6 months to 19 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
Central London +9 9 £30,000 +9.09%
East London +5 3 £26,000 +8.33%
Graduate Software Developer
England

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

For the 6 months to 19 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 London region featuring Graduate Software Developer in the job title.

1 51 (77.27%) Java
2 45 (68.18%) Degree
3 39 (59.09%) Computer Science
4 29 (43.94%) C++
4 29 (43.94%) Python
5 25 (37.88%) JavaScript
6 21 (31.82%) HTML
7 20 (30.30%) C#
7 20 (30.30%) .NET
8 19 (28.79%) Finance
9 18 (27.27%) CSS
9 18 (27.27%) PHP
9 18 (27.27%) SQL
9 18 (27.27%) Analytical Skills
9 18 (27.27%) Computer Science Degree
10 15 (22.73%) SQL Server
10 15 (22.73%) Software Engineering
11 14 (21.21%) Data Analysis
12 12 (18.18%) ASP.NET
12 12 (18.18%) AngularJS
13 11 (16.67%) Fintech
13 11 (16.67%) OO
13 11 (16.67%) Mathematics
14 10 (15.15%) C
15 9 (13.64%) MySQL
15 9 (13.64%) Oracle
15 9 (13.64%) Linux
15 9 (13.64%) MVC
15 9 (13.64%) Artificial Intelligence
16 8 (12.12%) Cloud Computing

Graduate Software Developer Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in London 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 3 (4.55%) OpenEdge
Applications
1 2 (3.03%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 8 (12.12%) Cloud Computing
2 3 (4.55%) Amazon AWS
3 2 (3.03%) Microsoft Azure
4 1 (1.52%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 2 (3.03%) Network Security
1 2 (3.03%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (22.73%) SQL Server
2 9 (13.64%) MySQL
3 6 (9.09%) Relational Database
4 5 (7.58%) MongoDB
5 3 (4.55%) Big Data
5 3 (4.55%) NoSQL
5 3 (4.55%) Oracle Reports
6 2 (3.03%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 1 (1.52%) Cucumber
1 1 (1.52%) Git (software)
1 1 (1.52%) Selenium
1 1 (1.52%) Xcode
General
1 19 (28.79%) Finance
2 8 (12.12%) Banking
3 7 (10.61%) Financial Institution
4 6 (9.09%) Retail
5 4 (6.06%) Games
6 2 (3.03%) Electronics
6 2 (3.03%) Retail Finance
7 1 (1.52%) Publishing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 21 (31.82%) HTML
2 20 (30.30%) .NET
3 18 (27.27%) CSS
4 12 (18.18%) AngularJS
4 12 (18.18%) ASP.NET
5 8 (12.12%) ASP.NET MVC
6 7 (10.61%) Node.js
7 6 (9.09%) Symfony
8 3 (4.55%) XML
9 2 (3.03%) React
9 2 (3.03%) Spring
9 2 (3.03%) Spring Boot
9 2 (3.03%) XSLT
10 1 (1.52%) .NET Framework
10 1 (1.52%) ASP.NET MVC 5
10 1 (1.52%) Core Data
10 1 (1.52%) Entity Framework
10 1 (1.52%) Java EE
10 1 (1.52%) JSON
10 1 (1.52%) WCF
Miscellaneous
1 39 (59.09%) Computer Science
2 18 (27.27%) Analytical Skills
3 11 (16.67%) Fintech
4 8 (12.12%) User Experience
5 7 (10.61%) Hedge funds
6 6 (9.09%) Algorithms
7 5 (7.58%) Mobile App
8 4 (6.06%) Data Structures
9 3 (4.55%) Management Information System
10 1 (1.52%) BBC
10 1 (1.52%) Enterprise Software
10 1 (1.52%) Video Editing
Operating Systems
1 9 (13.64%) Linux
2 4 (6.06%) Unix
3 1 (1.52%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (22.73%) Software Engineering
2 14 (21.21%) Data Analysis
3 11 (16.67%) Mathematics
3 11 (16.67%) OO
4 9 (13.64%) Artificial Intelligence
4 9 (13.64%) MVC
5 8 (12.12%) SDLC
5 8 (12.12%) UX Design
6 7 (10.61%) DevOps
6 7 (10.61%) High-Frequency Trading
7 6 (9.09%) Scrum
7 6 (9.09%) TDD
8 5 (7.58%) Kanban
8 5 (7.58%) Knowledge Management
8 5 (7.58%) Software Testing
8 5 (7.58%) Technical Architecture
8 5 (7.58%) Test Scripting
9 4 (6.06%) E-Commerce
9 4 (6.06%) Physics
9 4 (6.06%) Process Management
Programming Languages
1 51 (77.27%) Java
2 29 (43.94%) C++
2 29 (43.94%) Python
3 25 (37.88%) JavaScript
4 20 (30.30%) C#
5 18 (27.27%) PHP
5 18 (27.27%) SQL
6 10 (15.15%) C
7 8 (12.12%) TypeScript
8 7 (10.61%) VB.NET
9 4 (6.06%) MATLAB
10 2 (3.03%) Julia
10 2 (3.03%) R
11 1 (1.52%) ActionScript
11 1 (1.52%) ActionScript 3.0
11 1 (1.52%) Apple Swift
11 1 (1.52%) Go
11 1 (1.52%) Objective-C
11 1 (1.52%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 45 (68.18%) Degree
2 18 (27.27%) Computer Science Degree
3 8 (12.12%) ISTQB
4 5 (7.58%) Numerate Degree
5 2 (3.03%) PhD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (10.61%) QA
Vendors
1 9 (13.64%) Oracle
2 7 (10.61%) Microsoft
3 6 (9.09%) Zend