The median annual salary for a Graduate Software Engineer was £22,500 in advertised job vacancies in the North West during the 3 months to 24 March 2017.

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

3 months to
24 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Graduate Software Engineer
England / North West
Rank 247 232 250
Rank change year-on-year -15 +18  
Permanent jobs requiring a Graduate Software Engineer 7 6 2
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North West 0.11% 0.11% 0.030%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.12% 0.11% 0.031%
Number of salaries quoted 1 6 2
Median salary £22,500 £23,500 £25,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -4.25% -7.84%  
UK excluding London median salary £30,000 £26,500 £26,500
% change year-on-year +13.20% -  

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 5946 5514 6351
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the North West 96.73% 97.03% 96.81%
Number of salaries quoted 4952 4624 5108
Median salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £24,000 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £55,000 £60,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,000 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +1.20% +3.75%  

Graduate Software Engineer
Job Vacancy Trend in the North West

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

Job vacancy trend for Graduate Software Engineer in the North West

Graduate Software Engineer
Salary Trend in the North West

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

Salary trend for Graduate Software Engineer in the North West

Graduate Software Engineer
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 Engineer within the North West region over the 3 months to 24 March 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 -19 6 - - 1
Merseyside - 1 £22,500 -
Graduate Software Engineer
England

Graduate Software Engineer Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 24 March 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 North West region featuring Graduate Software Engineer in the job title.

1 13 (100.00%) Software Engineering
2 11 (84.62%) Degree
3 10 (76.92%) C
3 10 (76.92%) HTML
3 10 (76.92%) PHP
4 9 (69.23%) .NET
5 8 (61.54%) Visual Studio
6 7 (53.85%) MySQL
6 7 (53.85%) C++
6 7 (53.85%) VB
6 7 (53.85%) Embedded C
6 7 (53.85%) Embedded C++
6 7 (53.85%) Firmware
6 7 (53.85%) Electronics
6 7 (53.85%) Validation
6 7 (53.85%) VB6
6 7 (53.85%) Feasibility Study
7 4 (30.77%) Mathematics
7 4 (30.77%) Computer Science
7 4 (30.77%) SQL
8 3 (23.08%) JavaScript
8 3 (23.08%) CSS
8 3 (23.08%) OOP
8 3 (23.08%) jQuery
8 3 (23.08%) Android
8 3 (23.08%) Web Design
8 3 (23.08%) Web Development
8 3 (23.08%) SDLC
8 3 (23.08%) DBS Check
8 3 (23.08%) Apple iOS

Graduate Software Engineer Skill Set
Top Related 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:

Cloud Services
1 1 (7.69%) Amazon AWS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (53.85%) MySQL
2 1 (7.69%) Relational Database
2 1 (7.69%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 8 (61.54%) Visual Studio
2 1 (7.69%) Git (software)
General
1 7 (53.85%) Electronics
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (76.92%) HTML
2 9 (69.23%) .NET
3 3 (23.08%) CSS
3 3 (23.08%) jQuery
3 3 (23.08%) Spine.js
4 2 (15.38%) Web Services
5 1 (7.69%) .NET Framework
5 1 (7.69%) Angular 2
5 1 (7.69%) AngularJS
5 1 (7.69%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 4 (30.77%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 3 (23.08%) Android
1 3 (23.08%) Apple iOS
2 1 (7.69%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (100.00%) Software Engineering
2 7 (53.85%) Feasibility Study
2 7 (53.85%) Validation
3 4 (30.77%) Mathematics
4 3 (23.08%) Creative Problem-Solving
4 3 (23.08%) OOP
4 3 (23.08%) SDLC
4 3 (23.08%) Web Design
4 3 (23.08%) Web Development
5 2 (15.38%) Agile Software Development
5 2 (15.38%) Scrum
6 1 (7.69%) Configuration Management
6 1 (7.69%) Continuous Integration
6 1 (7.69%) RUP
6 1 (7.69%) TDD
6 1 (7.69%) UML
6 1 (7.69%) Unified Process
6 1 (7.69%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 10 (76.92%) C
1 10 (76.92%) PHP
2 7 (53.85%) C++
2 7 (53.85%) Embedded C
2 7 (53.85%) Embedded C++
2 7 (53.85%) VB
2 7 (53.85%) VB6
3 4 (30.77%) SQL
4 3 (23.08%) JavaScript
5 1 (7.69%) C#
5 1 (7.69%) Go
5 1 (7.69%) Shell Script
5 1 (7.69%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 11 (84.62%) Degree
2 3 (23.08%) DBS Check
System Software
1 7 (53.85%) Firmware
2 1 (7.69%) Docker
Vendors
1 3 (23.08%) Xamarin
2 2 (15.38%) Microsoft
3 1 (7.69%) Wonderware
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