Period
to 16 August 2018

The median annual salary for a Graduate Developer was £26,500 in advertised job vacancies in the South East during the 6 months to 16 August 2018.

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
16 Aug 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 270 245 299
Rank change year-on-year -25 +54 +32
Permanent jobs requiring a Graduate Developer 329 353 371
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South East 1.11% 1.21% 1.00%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.15% 1.25% 1.03%
Number of salaries quoted 319 357 365
South East median annual salary £26,500 £26,000 £25,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +1.92% +4.00% -
10th Percentile £21,250 £21,250 £21,100
90th Percentile £32,500 £32,500 £33,000
England median annual salary £26,500 £25,500 £25,000
% change year-on-year +3.92% +2.00% -

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 28,669 28,330 36,086
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 96.87% 96.73% 97.14%
Number of salaries quoted 23,777 23,709 30,562
South East median annual salary £45,500 £45,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +1.11% - +2.27%
10th Percentile £27,000 £26,250 £26,250
90th Percentile £70,000 £67,500 £67,500
England median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £47,500
% change year-on-year +5.26% - +5.56%

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 16 August 2018.

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 16 August 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
Thames Valley +4 149 £27,500 - 24
Berkshire -20 64 £27,500 +6.80% 12
Buckinghamshire +39 54 £24,000 -17.21% 4
Surrey +4 45 £25,000 -5.66% 4
Hampshire -31 45 £25,000 - 7
West Sussex +13 40 £25,000 -6.54% 3
East Sussex -17 36 £27,500 - 2
Oxfordshire -38 31 £27,500 +7.84% 8
Kent +22 19 £22,000 -21.43% 2
Graduate Developer
England

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

For the 6 months to 16 August 2018, 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.

1 184 (55.93%) Degree
2 181 (55.02%) JavaScript
3 175 (53.19%) Computer Science
4 161 (48.94%) C#
5 148 (44.98%) Java
6 139 (42.25%) HTML
7 130 (39.51%) SQL
8 114 (34.65%) CSS
9 111 (33.74%) .NET
10 95 (28.88%) Agile Software Development
11 94 (28.57%) Computer Science Degree
12 86 (26.14%) SQL Server
13 80 (24.32%) Web Development
14 76 (23.10%) Software Engineering
15 71 (21.58%) ASP.NET
16 64 (19.45%) AngularJS
17 54 (16.41%) MVC
18 53 (16.11%) OO
19 46 (13.98%) Python
19 46 (13.98%) Problem-Solving
20 41 (12.46%) PHP
21 39 (11.85%) MySQL
21 39 (11.85%) XML
21 39 (11.85%) TDD
21 39 (11.85%) Spring
22 35 (10.64%) C++
22 35 (10.64%) Microsoft
23 34 (10.33%) OOP
24 32 (9.73%) jQuery
25 29 (8.81%) Mathematics

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 12 (3.65%) Tomcat
2 11 (3.34%) IIS
3 8 (2.43%) WordPress
4 7 (2.13%) CMS
4 7 (2.13%) Elasticsearch
5 5 (1.52%) Apache
6 3 (0.91%) Drupal
7 1 (0.30%) JBoss
7 1 (0.30%) WebLogic
7 1 (0.30%) WebSphere
Applications
1 8 (2.43%) Microsoft Office
2 7 (2.13%) Photoshop
3 2 (0.61%) Adobe Illustrator
3 2 (0.61%) GIMP
3 2 (0.61%) Microsoft Excel
4 1 (0.30%) Adobe Creative Suite
Business Applications
1 7 (2.13%) Dynamics CRM
1 7 (2.13%) Dynamics NAV
Cloud Services
1 15 (4.56%) Microsoft Azure
2 3 (0.91%) Amazon AWS
2 3 (0.91%) Azure Data Factory
2 3 (0.91%) PaaS
2 3 (0.91%) SaaS
3 1 (0.30%) Cloud Computing
3 1 (0.30%) GitHub
3 1 (0.30%) Serverless
Communications & Networking
1 10 (3.04%) Internet
2 6 (1.82%) HTTP
3 5 (1.52%) TCP/IP
4 4 (1.22%) Hyperconnected
5 2 (0.61%) Broadband
6 1 (0.30%) DNS
6 1 (0.30%) Network Security
6 1 (0.30%) Skype
6 1 (0.30%) SMS
6 1 (0.30%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 86 (26.14%) SQL Server
2 39 (11.85%) MySQL
3 11 (3.34%) Relational Database
4 8 (2.43%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 6 (1.82%) Big Data
5 6 (1.82%) GIS
6 5 (1.52%) PostgreSQL
7 3 (0.91%) Azure SQL Data Warehouse
7 3 (0.91%) Azure SQL Database
7 3 (0.91%) Geospatial Data
7 3 (0.91%) MongoDB
7 3 (0.91%) Oracle Database
7 3 (0.91%) Power BI
8 2 (0.61%) Data Warehouse
8 2 (0.61%) Hadoop
8 2 (0.61%) SQL Server 2016
9 1 (0.30%) Blockchain
9 1 (0.30%) NoSQL
9 1 (0.30%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 19 (5.78%) Git (software)
2 17 (5.17%) Eclipse
3 15 (4.56%) Visual Studio
4 11 (3.34%) Maven
5 9 (2.74%) NUnit
6 8 (2.43%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
6 8 (2.43%) Subversion
7 6 (1.82%) Jenkins
8 5 (1.52%) JUnit
9 4 (1.22%) Moq
9 4 (1.22%) MSTest
9 4 (1.22%) Rhino Mocks
10 2 (0.61%) Bower
10 2 (0.61%) Grunt
10 2 (0.61%) gulp
10 2 (0.61%) Selenium
10 2 (0.61%) webpack
11 1 (0.30%) Cucumber
11 1 (0.30%) Jasmine
11 1 (0.30%) JIRA
General
1 15 (4.56%) Finance
1 15 (4.56%) Games
2 12 (3.65%) Electronics
3 5 (1.52%) Automotive
3 5 (1.52%) Marketing
3 5 (1.52%) Publishing
3 5 (1.52%) Retail
4 4 (1.22%) Banking
4 4 (1.22%) Law
5 3 (0.91%) Telecoms
6 2 (0.61%) Legal
7 1 (0.30%) Advertising
7 1 (0.30%) Aerospace
7 1 (0.30%) Pharmaceutical
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 139 (42.25%) HTML
2 114 (34.65%) CSS
3 111 (33.74%) .NET
4 71 (21.58%) ASP.NET
5 64 (19.45%) AngularJS
6 39 (11.85%) Spring
6 39 (11.85%) XML
7 32 (9.73%) jQuery
8 26 (7.90%) Hibernate
9 25 (7.60%) Ajax
10 24 (7.29%) HTML5
11 23 (6.99%) Web Services
12 21 (6.38%) WPF
13 17 (5.17%) CSS3
14 14 (4.26%) ASP.NET MVC
14 14 (4.26%) Twitter Bootstrap
15 12 (3.65%) RESTful
15 12 (3.65%) WCF
16 11 (3.34%) .NET Framework
17 10 (3.04%) React
Miscellaneous
1 175 (53.19%) Computer Science
2 23 (6.99%) Mobile App
3 21 (6.38%) Greenfield Project
4 18 (5.47%) Analytical Skills
5 6 (1.82%) Enterprise Software
6 5 (1.52%) Client/Server
7 4 (1.22%) iPad
7 4 (1.22%) Self-Motivation
7 4 (1.22%) Social Media
8 3 (0.91%) Algorithms
8 3 (0.91%) Blog
8 3 (0.91%) Data Structures
8 3 (0.91%) Fintech
8 3 (0.91%) User Experience
9 2 (0.61%) Robotics
10 1 (0.30%) Analytical Mindset
10 1 (0.30%) Animation
10 1 (0.30%) Motion Graphics
10 1 (0.30%) Spread Betting
Operating Systems
1 15 (4.56%) Apple iOS
2 14 (4.26%) Linux
3 13 (3.95%) Android
4 9 (2.74%) Windows
5 4 (1.22%) Unix
6 2 (0.61%) VxWorks
Processes & Methodologies
1 95 (28.88%) Agile Software Development
2 80 (24.32%) Web Development
3 76 (23.10%) Software Engineering
4 54 (16.41%) MVC
5 53 (16.11%) OO
6 46 (13.98%) Problem-Solving
7 39 (11.85%) TDD
8 34 (10.33%) OOP
9 29 (8.81%) Front End Development
9 29 (8.81%) Mathematics
9 29 (8.81%) Scrum
10 18 (5.47%) Machine Learning
11 17 (5.17%) Artificial Intelligence
12 16 (4.86%) Physics
13 14 (4.26%) Responsive Web Design
14 13 (3.95%) Innovative Thinking
14 13 (3.95%) Web Application Development
15 11 (3.34%) Chemistry
15 11 (3.34%) Data Science
15 11 (3.34%) Open Source
Programming Languages
1 181 (55.02%) JavaScript
2 161 (48.94%) C#
3 148 (44.98%) Java
4 130 (39.51%) SQL
5 46 (13.98%) Python
6 41 (12.46%) PHP
7 35 (10.64%) C++
8 22 (6.69%) C
9 12 (3.65%) Ruby
10 8 (2.43%) T-SQL
11 6 (1.82%) VB.NET
12 5 (1.52%) Java 8
12 5 (1.52%) Scala
13 4 (1.22%) TypeScript
14 3 (0.91%) F#
14 3 (0.91%) Shell Script
15 2 (0.61%) Haskell
15 2 (0.61%) MATLAB
15 2 (0.61%) Objective-C
15 2 (0.61%) VB
Qualifications
1 184 (55.93%) Degree
2 94 (28.57%) Computer Science Degree
3 7 (2.13%) PhD
4 6 (1.82%) Security Cleared
5 4 (1.22%) DV Cleared
5 4 (1.22%) Numerate Degree
6 2 (0.61%) HND
6 2 (0.61%) Master's Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (0.30%) QA
System Software
1 4 (1.22%) Docker
1 4 (1.22%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (0.61%) Firmware
2 2 (0.61%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 4 (1.22%) Kubernetes
2 2 (0.61%) Ansible
3 1 (0.30%) Kibana
3 1 (0.30%) Puppet
Vendors
1 35 (10.64%) Microsoft
2 11 (3.34%) Oracle
3 7 (2.13%) Sage
4 6 (1.82%) Adobe
5 4 (1.22%) Capita
5 4 (1.22%) Unisys
5 4 (1.22%) VMware
6 3 (0.91%) Google
7 2 (0.61%) Zend
8 1 (0.30%) Salesforce.com
8 1 (0.30%) Sybase