The median annual salary for a Graduate Software Developer was £24,000 in advertised job vacancies in the North West during the 3 months to 25 June 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 / North West
3 months to
25 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 248 224 241
Rank change year-on-year -24 +17  
Permanent jobs requiring a Graduate Software Developer 23 10 10
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North West 0.34% 0.18% 0.16%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.35% 0.18% 0.16%
Number of salaries quoted 22 9 10
Median salary £24,000 £26,000 £25,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -7.69% +4.00%  
90% offered a salary of more than £20,000 £22,500 £22,150
10% offered a salary of more than £26,000 £27,000 £27,750
UK excluding London median salary £25,500 £25,000 £25,000
% change year-on-year +2.00% -  

The next table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all job roles in permanent job vacancies advertised in the North West. 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
North West
Permanent job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 6527 5416 6176
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the North West 96.62% 97.74% 96.82%
Number of salaries quoted 5334 4594 5041
Median salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £55,000 £57,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +2.40% +3.75%  

Graduate Software Developer
Job Vacancy Trend in the North West

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in the North West that featured Graduate Software Developer in the job title.

Job vacancy trend for Graduate Software Developer in the North West

Graduate Software Developer
Salary Trend in the North West

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

Salary trend for Graduate Software Developer in the North West

Graduate Software Developer
Salary Histogram in the North West

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Graduate Software Developer in the North West over the 3 months to 25 June 2017.

Salary histogram for Graduate Software Developer in the North West

Graduate Software Developer
Job Locations in the North West

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 North West region over the 3 months to 25 June 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
Manchester -14 13 £23,000 -11.53% 3
Cheshire -26 6 £26,000 +4.00%
Lancashire - 2 £22,250 -
Merseyside - 2 £30,000 - 1
Graduate Software Developer
England

Graduate Software Developer Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 25 June 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 North West region featuring Graduate Software Developer in the job title.

1 25 (75.76%) Analytical Skills
2 24 (72.73%) Mobile App
3 21 (63.64%) Java
4 20 (60.61%) SQL
4 20 (60.61%) C++
4 20 (60.61%) Banking
5 19 (57.58%) Retail
5 19 (57.58%) Degree
5 19 (57.58%) Oracle
6 18 (54.55%) Microsoft
6 18 (54.55%) Process Management
7 15 (45.45%) HTML
7 15 (45.45%) .NET
7 15 (45.45%) SDLC
8 13 (39.39%) PHP
8 13 (39.39%) Agile Software Development
9 12 (36.36%) HTML5
10 10 (30.30%) Waterfall
10 10 (30.30%) BDD
10 10 (30.30%) Team Foundation Server
10 10 (30.30%) Games
10 10 (30.30%) SharePoint
10 10 (30.30%) Visual Studio
11 8 (24.24%) JavaScript
11 8 (24.24%) Data Analysis
11 8 (24.24%) ISTQB
11 8 (24.24%) Test Scripting
11 8 (24.24%) UX Design
11 8 (24.24%) User Experience
12 7 (21.21%) Android

Graduate Software Developer Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in the North West 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 10 (30.30%) SharePoint
Cloud Services
1 1 (3.03%) GitHub
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (12.12%) MySQL
2 3 (9.09%) SQL Server
3 1 (3.03%) MongoDB
3 1 (3.03%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 10 (30.30%) Team Foundation Server
1 10 (30.30%) Visual Studio
2 2 (6.06%) Git (software)
3 1 (3.03%) JIRA
3 1 (3.03%) Subversion
General
1 20 (60.61%) Banking
2 19 (57.58%) Retail
3 10 (30.30%) Games
4 2 (6.06%) Finance
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (45.45%) .NET
1 15 (45.45%) HTML
2 12 (36.36%) HTML5
3 6 (18.18%) Boost C++ Libraries
4 4 (12.12%) CSS
5 2 (6.06%) AngularJS
5 2 (6.06%) CSS3
5 2 (6.06%) REST
5 2 (6.06%) SOAP
6 1 (3.03%) .NET Core
6 1 (3.03%) Apache Cordova
6 1 (3.03%) ASP.NET Web API
6 1 (3.03%) jQuery
6 1 (3.03%) Middleware
6 1 (3.03%) Node.js
6 1 (3.03%) React
6 1 (3.03%) WinForms
6 1 (3.03%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 25 (75.76%) Analytical Skills
2 24 (72.73%) Mobile App
3 8 (24.24%) User Experience
4 2 (6.06%) Computer Science
5 1 (3.03%) Driving Licence
5 1 (3.03%) EPoS
5 1 (3.03%) Mainframe
Operating Systems
1 7 (21.21%) Android
1 7 (21.21%) Apple iOS
2 1 (3.03%) Linux
2 1 (3.03%) Mac OS X
2 1 (3.03%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (54.55%) Process Management
2 15 (45.45%) SDLC
3 13 (39.39%) Agile Software Development
4 10 (30.30%) BDD
4 10 (30.30%) Waterfall
5 8 (24.24%) Data Analysis
5 8 (24.24%) Test Scripting
5 8 (24.24%) UX Design
6 6 (18.18%) Mobile Application Development
7 5 (15.15%) Software Engineering
8 4 (12.12%) MVC
9 2 (6.06%) Kanban
9 2 (6.06%) OO
9 2 (6.06%) Scrum
10 1 (3.03%) Android Development
10 1 (3.03%) Continuous Deployment
10 1 (3.03%) DevOps
10 1 (3.03%) iOS Development
10 1 (3.03%) Mobile Development
10 1 (3.03%) OOD
Programming Languages
1 21 (63.64%) Java
2 20 (60.61%) C++
2 20 (60.61%) SQL
3 13 (39.39%) PHP
4 8 (24.24%) JavaScript
5 7 (21.21%) C#
6 3 (9.09%) Python
7 1 (3.03%) C
Qualifications
1 19 (57.58%) Degree
2 8 (24.24%) ISTQB
3 4 (12.12%) HND
4 2 (6.06%) Computer Science Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (3.03%) QA
Vendors
1 19 (57.58%) Oracle
2 18 (54.55%) Microsoft
3 1 (3.03%) Xamarin
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