Period
to 25 May 2019

The median annual salary for a Graduate Developer was £27,500 in advertised job vacancies in the South East during the 6 months to 25 May 2019.

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

Graduate Developer
England > South East
6 months to
25 May 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 255 288 288
Rank change year-on-year +33 0 +1
Permanent jobs requiring a Graduate Developer 300 308 270
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South East 1.14% 1.01% 0.93%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.18% 1.04% 0.96%
Number of salaries quoted 293 284 269
South East median annual salary £27,500 £26,500 £26,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +3.77% +1.92% +4.00%
10th Percentile £21,250 £21,250 £20,750
90th Percentile £35,000 £32,500 £33,250
England median annual salary £27,500 £26,500 £25,500
% change year-on-year +3.77% +3.92% -1.92%

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the South East. 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
South East
Permanent vacancies in the South East with a recognized job title 25,395 29,677 28,058
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 96.65% 96.91% 96.87%
Number of salaries quoted 20,730 24,715 23,446
South East median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.56% - -
10th Percentile £27,000 £26,750 £26,250
90th Percentile £72,500 £70,000 £67,500
England median annual salary £52,000 £50,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year +4.00% +5.26% -

Graduate Developer
Job Vacancy Trend in the South East

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

Job vacancy trend for Graduate Developer in the South East

Graduate Developer
Salary Trend in the South East

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

Salary trend for Graduate Developer in the South East

Graduate Developer
Salary Histogram in the South East

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Graduate Developer in the South East over the 6 months to 25 May 2019.

Salary histogram for Graduate Developer in the South East

Graduate Developer
Job Locations in the South East

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Graduate Developer within the South East region over the 6 months to 25 May 2019. 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
Thames Valley +32 122 £27,500 +1.85% 31
Hampshire +27 65 £25,000 -9.09% 5
Berkshire +31 51 £25,000 -9.09% 13
West Sussex +20 45 £27,500 +5.77% 9
Oxfordshire +52 37 £30,000 +9.09% 8
Buckinghamshire +14 34 £27,500 +3.77% 10
East Sussex +10 25 £27,500 - 2
Surrey -12 20 £27,500 +10.00% 7
Kent +7 16 £25,000 - 5
Isle of Wight - 7 £27,500 - 1
Graduate Developer
England

Graduate Developer Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 25 May 2019, Graduate Developer job roles required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all permanent job ads across the South East region featuring Graduate Developer in the job title.

1 157 (52.33%) Degree
2 149 (49.67%) JavaScript
3 142 (47.33%) .NET
4 140 (46.67%) C#
5 135 (45.00%) Java
6 120 (40.00%) SQL
7 117 (39.00%) HTML
8 108 (36.00%) CSS
9 98 (32.67%) Computer Science
10 81 (27.00%) ASP.NET
11 75 (25.00%) Software Engineering
12 68 (22.67%) Computer Science Degree
13 65 (21.67%) MVC
14 63 (21.00%) Agile Software Development
15 59 (19.67%) Web Development
16 58 (19.33%) Mathematics
16 58 (19.33%) AngularJS
17 57 (19.00%) SQL Server
18 39 (13.00%) Linux
19 37 (12.33%) jQuery
20 34 (11.33%) Mobile App
21 33 (11.00%) Git (software)
21 33 (11.00%) ASP.NET MVC
22 32 (10.67%) MySQL
23 30 (10.00%) Analytical Skills
23 30 (10.00%) Numerate Degree
24 29 (9.67%) C++
25 28 (9.33%) Spring
26 27 (9.00%) OOP
26 27 (9.00%) OO

Graduate Developer Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in the South East 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 5 (1.67%) Tomcat
2 4 (1.33%) Umbraco
3 2 (0.67%) JBoss
4 1 (0.33%) Apache
4 1 (0.33%) Confluence
Business Applications
1 3 (1.00%) Unit4 Business World
Cloud Services
1 12 (4.00%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (0.67%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (0.33%) GitHub
3 1 (0.33%) SaaS
3 1 (0.33%) Serverless
Communications & Networking
1 4 (1.33%) Internet
2 3 (1.00%) Bluetooth
3 1 (0.33%) Skype
Database & Business Intelligence
1 57 (19.00%) SQL Server
2 32 (10.67%) MySQL
3 16 (5.33%) NoSQL
4 9 (3.00%) PostgreSQL
5 5 (1.67%) MongoDB
5 5 (1.67%) Relational Database
6 3 (1.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 1 (0.33%) Blockchain
7 1 (0.33%) Hazelcast
7 1 (0.33%) SQL Server 2016
Development Applications
1 33 (11.00%) Git (software)
2 11 (3.67%) Jenkins
3 10 (3.33%) Maven
4 7 (2.33%) NUnit
5 6 (2.00%) Visual Studio
6 5 (1.67%) JUnit
6 5 (1.67%) Subversion
7 3 (1.00%) Ant
7 3 (1.00%) CocoaPods
7 3 (1.00%) Eclipse
7 3 (1.00%) Gradle
7 3 (1.00%) Xcode
8 2 (0.67%) Fiddler
8 2 (0.67%) Hudson
8 2 (0.67%) IntelliJ
8 2 (0.67%) JIRA
8 2 (0.67%) NetBeans
8 2 (0.67%) Sonatype Nexus
9 1 (0.33%) PHPUnit
9 1 (0.33%) Selenium
General
1 7 (2.33%) Telecoms
2 3 (1.00%) Finance
3 2 (0.67%) Aerospace
4 1 (0.33%) Automotive
4 1 (0.33%) Games
4 1 (0.33%) Manufacturing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 142 (47.33%) .NET
2 117 (39.00%) HTML
3 108 (36.00%) CSS
4 81 (27.00%) ASP.NET
5 58 (19.33%) AngularJS
6 37 (12.33%) jQuery
7 33 (11.00%) ASP.NET MVC
8 28 (9.33%) Spring
9 27 (9.00%) HTML5
10 26 (8.67%) Web Services
11 24 (8.00%) RESTful
12 22 (7.33%) Hibernate
13 18 (6.00%) WCF
14 15 (5.00%) WinForms
15 13 (4.33%) XML
16 12 (4.00%) .NET Core
16 12 (4.00%) JSON
17 11 (3.67%) CSS3
17 11 (3.67%) LAMP
17 11 (3.67%) React
Miscellaneous
1 34 (11.33%) Mobile App
2 30 (10.00%) Analytical Skills
3 7 (2.33%) Self-Motivation
3 7 (2.33%) User Experience
4 5 (1.67%) Embedded Systems
5 4 (1.33%) Greenfield Project
5 4 (1.33%) RIA
6 2 (0.67%) Algorithms
6 2 (0.67%) Fintech
6 2 (0.67%) Social Media
7 1 (0.33%) BBC
7 1 (0.33%) Data Structures
7 1 (0.33%) Digital Media
7 1 (0.33%) Linux Command Line
7 1 (0.33%) Media Streaming
7 1 (0.33%) Music Streaming
Operating Systems
1 39 (13.00%) Linux
2 22 (7.33%) Android
3 21 (7.00%) Apple iOS
4 14 (4.67%) Unix
5 4 (1.33%) Windows
6 3 (1.00%) Mac OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 98 (32.67%) Computer Science
2 75 (25.00%) Software Engineering
3 65 (21.67%) MVC
4 63 (21.00%) Agile Software Development
5 59 (19.67%) Web Development
6 58 (19.33%) Mathematics
7 27 (9.00%) OO
7 27 (9.00%) OOP
8 21 (7.00%) TDD
9 19 (6.33%) Scrum
10 18 (6.00%) OOD
11 17 (5.67%) Analytical Thinking
12 13 (4.33%) E-Commerce
12 13 (4.33%) Problem-Solving
13 12 (4.00%) API Development
13 12 (4.00%) Mentoring
13 12 (4.00%) Physics
13 12 (4.00%) Unit Testing
14 11 (3.67%) Biology
14 11 (3.67%) Mobile Development
Programming Languages
1 149 (49.67%) JavaScript
2 140 (46.67%) C#
3 135 (45.00%) Java
4 120 (40.00%) SQL
5 29 (9.67%) C++
6 20 (6.67%) PHP
7 19 (6.33%) Objective-C
8 13 (4.33%) Python
9 11 (3.67%) PHP 7
10 7 (2.33%) C
10 7 (2.33%) Java 8
10 7 (2.33%) TypeScript
11 6 (2.00%) Apple Swift
11 6 (2.00%) VBA
12 4 (1.33%) F#
12 4 (1.33%) Haskell
12 4 (1.33%) MATLAB
13 3 (1.00%) ES6
13 3 (1.00%) PL/SQL
14 2 (0.67%) Scala
Qualifications
1 157 (52.33%) Degree
2 68 (22.67%) Computer Science Degree
3 30 (10.00%) Numerate Degree
4 5 (1.67%) PhD
5 4 (1.33%) HND
6 1 (0.33%) SC Cleared
6 1 (0.33%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 15 (5.00%) QA
System Software
1 17 (5.67%) Docker
Systems Management
1 9 (3.00%) Kubernetes
Vendors
1 25 (8.33%) Microsoft
2 12 (4.00%) Oracle
3 11 (3.67%) Zend
4 3 (1.00%) Xamarin
5 1 (0.33%) Apple
5 1 (0.33%) Facebook
5 1 (0.33%) Google
5 1 (0.33%) Sony
5 1 (0.33%) Yahoo!