Period
to 19 January 2018

The median annual salary for a Graduate Software Engineer was £31,500 in advertised job vacancies in London during the 6 months to 19 January 2018.

The first table below provides salary benchmarking and summary statistics including a comparison to same period in the previous 2 years.

Graduate Software Engineer
England > London
6 months to
19 Jan 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 753 790 859
Rank change year-on-year +37 +69 +12
Permanent jobs requiring a Graduate Software Engineer 57 35 52
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in London 0.081% 0.050% 0.061%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.085% 0.052% 0.063%
Number of salaries quoted 45 27 35
London median annual salary £31,500 £26,500 £26,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +18.87% - +1.92%
10th Percentile £23,500 £24,250 £23,750
90th Percentile £39,500 £36,250 £50,000
England median annual salary £29,000 £27,500 £26,000
% change year-on-year +5.45% +5.77% +4.00%

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 66,742 67,795 82,049
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 94.93% 95.91% 96.22%
Number of salaries quoted 54,172 58,051 70,124
London median annual salary £60,000 £57,500 £55,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.35% +4.55% +4.76%
10th Percentile £33,750 £32,500 £32,000
90th Percentile £90,000 £87,500 £85,000
England median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £47,500
% change year-on-year +5.26% - +5.56%

Graduate Software Engineer
Job Vacancy Trend in London

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

Job vacancy trend for Graduate Software Engineer in London

Graduate Software Engineer
Salary Trend in London

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

Salary trend for Graduate Software Engineer in London

Graduate Software Engineer
Salary Histogram in London

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Graduate Software Engineer in London over the 6 months to 19 January 2018.

Salary histogram for Graduate Software Engineer in London

Graduate Software Engineer
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 Engineer within the London region over the 6 months to 19 January 2018. 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 +20 17 £35,000 +25.00% 2
West London - 6 £32,500 - 4
East London - 2 £38,750 -
Graduate Software Engineer
England

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

For the 6 months to 19 January 2018, 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 London region featuring Graduate Software Engineer in the job title.

1 54 (94.74%) Software Engineering
2 32 (56.14%) Computer Science
3 29 (50.88%) Java
4 25 (43.86%) JavaScript
5 24 (42.11%) Degree
6 23 (40.35%) C#
7 20 (35.09%) Agile Software Development
8 19 (33.33%) Mathematics
9 17 (29.82%) TDD
10 14 (24.56%) Finance
10 14 (24.56%) Microsoft Azure
11 13 (22.81%) Amazon AWS
11 13 (22.81%) DevOps
11 13 (22.81%) Google
11 13 (22.81%) .NET
12 12 (21.05%) J2EE
12 12 (21.05%) Web Services
12 12 (21.05%) J2SE
12 12 (21.05%) User Experience
13 11 (19.30%) Analytical Skills
13 11 (19.30%) Open Source
14 10 (17.54%) API Development
14 10 (17.54%) Front End Development
14 10 (17.54%) MVC
14 10 (17.54%) Python
14 10 (17.54%) Microsoft
14 10 (17.54%) ASP.NET
14 10 (17.54%) SQL Server
14 10 (17.54%) RESTful
14 10 (17.54%) Java EE

Graduate Software Engineer 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 2 (3.51%) Ethereum
Business Applications
1 2 (3.51%) Ripple
1 2 (3.51%) Ripple XRP
Cloud Services
1 14 (24.56%) Microsoft Azure
2 13 (22.81%) Amazon AWS
3 4 (7.02%) Cloud Computing
4 3 (5.26%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 3 (5.26%) Network Security
2 2 (3.51%) Internet
2 2 (3.51%) VoIP
3 1 (1.75%) Skype
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (17.54%) SQL Server
2 3 (5.26%) Big Data
3 2 (3.51%) Blockchain
Development Applications
1 5 (8.77%) Visual Studio
2 3 (5.26%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 14 (24.56%) Finance
2 9 (15.79%) Front Office
3 5 (8.77%) Telecoms
4 2 (3.51%) Banking
4 2 (3.51%) Investment Banking
4 2 (3.51%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (22.81%) .NET
2 12 (21.05%) J2EE
2 12 (21.05%) J2SE
2 12 (21.05%) Web Services
3 10 (17.54%) AngularJS
3 10 (17.54%) ASP.NET
3 10 (17.54%) ASP.NET MVC
3 10 (17.54%) Java EE
3 10 (17.54%) RESTful
4 7 (12.28%) React
5 6 (10.53%) ASP.NET Web API
6 5 (8.77%) Node.js
7 4 (7.02%) CSS
7 4 (7.02%) HTML
8 3 (5.26%) .NET Framework
8 3 (5.26%) Ajax
8 3 (5.26%) ASP.NET MVC 5
8 3 (5.26%) JSON
8 3 (5.26%) KnockoutJS
8 3 (5.26%) WCF
Miscellaneous
1 32 (56.14%) Computer Science
2 12 (21.05%) User Experience
3 11 (19.30%) Analytical Skills
4 5 (8.77%) Algorithms
5 3 (5.26%) Greenfield Project
6 2 (3.51%) Analytical Mindset
6 2 (3.51%) Bitcoin
6 2 (3.51%) Data Structures
6 2 (3.51%) Digital Currency
6 2 (3.51%) Fintech
7 1 (1.75%) Embedded Systems
7 1 (1.75%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 4 (7.02%) Android
2 3 (5.26%) Apple iOS
3 2 (3.51%) VxWorks
4 1 (1.75%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 54 (94.74%) Software Engineering
2 20 (35.09%) Agile Software Development
3 19 (33.33%) Mathematics
4 17 (29.82%) TDD
5 13 (22.81%) DevOps
6 11 (19.30%) Open Source
7 10 (17.54%) API Development
7 10 (17.54%) CQRS
7 10 (17.54%) Front End Development
7 10 (17.54%) Microservices
7 10 (17.54%) MVC
8 8 (14.04%) Machine Learning
9 7 (12.28%) Physics
10 6 (10.53%) Scrum
11 5 (8.77%) OO
12 4 (7.02%) Web Development
13 3 (5.26%) Artificial Intelligence
13 3 (5.26%) Bayesian Methods
13 3 (5.26%) Deep Learning
13 3 (5.26%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 29 (50.88%) Java
2 25 (43.86%) JavaScript
3 23 (40.35%) C#
4 10 (17.54%) Python
5 8 (14.04%) C
6 7 (12.28%) C++
7 6 (10.53%) SQL
8 4 (7.02%) TypeScript
9 3 (5.26%) Apple Swift
9 3 (5.26%) Go
9 3 (5.26%) Julia
9 3 (5.26%) MATLAB
9 3 (5.26%) Objective-C
9 3 (5.26%) PHP
9 3 (5.26%) R
10 2 (3.51%) Ruby
11 1 (1.75%) Assembly Language
Qualifications
1 24 (42.11%) Degree
2 7 (12.28%) Computer Science Degree
3 4 (7.02%) PhD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (7.02%) QA
Vendors
1 13 (22.81%) Google
2 10 (17.54%) Microsoft
3 3 (5.26%) Facebook
4 1 (1.75%) MuleSoft