Period
to 20 May 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 20 May 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
20 May 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 291 305 289
Rank change year-on-year +14 -16 +67
Permanent jobs requiring a Graduate Developer 301 272 408
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South East 0.99% 0.93% 1.08%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.02% 0.96% 1.12%
Number of salaries quoted 277 270 380
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 £20,750 £20,975
90th Percentile £32,500 £33,275 £32,275
England median annual salary £27,000 £25,500 £25,500
% change year-on-year +5.88% - +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 29,443 28,437 36,576
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 96.90% 96.89% 97.02%
Number of salaries quoted 24,506 23,746 31,175
South East median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000
10th Percentile £26,750 £26,250 £25,750
90th Percentile £68,750 £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 20 May 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 20 May 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 -13 126 £27,250 -0.91% 42
Surrey +21 53 £25,000 +11.11% 4
Berkshire -23 53 £27,500 +5.77% 18
Hampshire -20 52 £27,500 +10.00% 7
Buckinghamshire +7 42 £26,500 -1.85% 6
Oxfordshire -38 31 £27,500 +7.84% 18
East Sussex -5 27 £27,500 +4.76% 1
Kent +16 26 £25,000 -44.44% 5
West Sussex +16 22 £26,000 -13.33% 3
Graduate Developer
England

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

For the 6 months to 20 May 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.

1 192 (63.79%) JavaScript
2 179 (59.47%) Computer Science
3 177 (58.80%) Degree
4 139 (46.18%) Java
5 133 (44.19%) HTML
6 131 (43.52%) C#
7 113 (37.54%) SQL
7 113 (37.54%) .NET
8 110 (36.54%) CSS
9 103 (34.22%) Agile Software Development
10 84 (27.91%) Computer Science Degree
11 78 (25.91%) Web Development
12 76 (25.25%) ASP.NET
13 74 (24.58%) MVC
13 74 (24.58%) Software Engineering
14 70 (23.26%) AngularJS
15 63 (20.93%) OO
16 57 (18.94%) SQL Server
17 54 (17.94%) Problem-Solving
18 49 (16.28%) TDD
19 45 (14.95%) Spring
20 40 (13.29%) Python
21 39 (12.96%) Mathematics
22 36 (11.96%) PHP
23 35 (11.63%) OOP
24 33 (10.96%) Microsoft Azure
24 33 (10.96%) jQuery
25 31 (10.30%) ASP.NET MVC
26 29 (9.63%) Hibernate
27 28 (9.30%) .NET Framework

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 14 (4.65%) CMS
1 14 (4.65%) IIS
2 9 (2.99%) Elasticsearch
3 6 (1.99%) NServiceBus
3 6 (1.99%) Tomcat
4 5 (1.66%) WordPress
5 4 (1.33%) Umbraco
6 3 (1.00%) Apache
6 3 (1.00%) WebLogic
7 2 (0.66%) WebSphere
8 1 (0.33%) Drupal
8 1 (0.33%) JBoss
8 1 (0.33%) Oracle SOA Suite
8 1 (0.33%) SAS
8 1 (0.33%) WebSphere Application Server
Applications
1 8 (2.66%) Microsoft Excel
2 4 (1.33%) Microsoft Office
3 3 (1.00%) Photoshop
4 1 (0.33%) Adobe Creative Suite
Cloud Services
1 33 (10.96%) Microsoft Azure
2 6 (1.99%) Amazon AWS
2 6 (1.99%) npm
2 6 (1.99%) Yarn
3 4 (1.33%) SaaS
3 4 (1.33%) Sage Pay
4 1 (0.33%) Azure Data Factory
4 1 (0.33%) Cloud Computing
4 1 (0.33%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 18 (5.98%) Internet
2 13 (4.32%) Hyperconnected
3 6 (1.99%) HTTP
4 1 (0.33%) DNS
4 1 (0.33%) Network Security
4 1 (0.33%) RFID
4 1 (0.33%) SAN
4 1 (0.33%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 57 (18.94%) SQL Server
2 27 (8.97%) MySQL
3 16 (5.32%) Big Data
4 12 (3.99%) Relational Database
5 11 (3.65%) MongoDB
6 8 (2.66%) Hadoop
7 7 (2.33%) SQL Server 2016
8 6 (1.99%) NoSQL
9 4 (1.33%) Power BI
10 3 (1.00%) PostgreSQL
11 2 (0.66%) SQL Server Reporting Services
12 1 (0.33%) BusinessObjects
12 1 (0.33%) Data Warehouse
12 1 (0.33%) DB2
12 1 (0.33%) Geospatial Data
12 1 (0.33%) JasperReports
12 1 (0.33%) RDBMS
12 1 (0.33%) SQL Server 2008
12 1 (0.33%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 23 (7.64%) Git (software)
2 13 (4.32%) Moq
2 13 (4.32%) MSTest
2 13 (4.32%) NUnit
2 13 (4.32%) Rhino Mocks
3 8 (2.66%) Eclipse
4 7 (2.33%) Jenkins
4 7 (2.33%) Maven
5 6 (1.99%) Babel
5 6 (1.99%) Log4Net
5 6 (1.99%) MSBuild
5 6 (1.99%) webpack
6 5 (1.66%) Visual Studio
7 4 (1.33%) JUnit
7 4 (1.33%) Subversion
8 3 (1.00%) TeamCity
9 2 (0.66%) Bower
9 2 (0.66%) Grunt
9 2 (0.66%) gulp
10 1 (0.33%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
General
1 17 (5.65%) Finance
2 15 (4.98%) Games
3 14 (4.65%) Marketing
4 11 (3.65%) Electronics
5 6 (1.99%) Banking
5 6 (1.99%) Telecoms
6 3 (1.00%) Automotive
6 3 (1.00%) Law
7 2 (0.66%) Aerospace
7 2 (0.66%) Manufacturing
8 1 (0.33%) Advertising
8 1 (0.33%) Legal
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 133 (44.19%) HTML
2 113 (37.54%) .NET
3 110 (36.54%) CSS
4 76 (25.25%) ASP.NET
5 70 (23.26%) AngularJS
6 45 (14.95%) Spring
7 33 (10.96%) jQuery
8 31 (10.30%) ASP.NET MVC
9 29 (9.63%) Hibernate
10 28 (9.30%) .NET Framework
10 28 (9.30%) HTML5
11 27 (8.97%) WPF
12 25 (8.31%) XML
13 24 (7.97%) J2EE
13 24 (7.97%) WCF
14 20 (6.64%) Ajax
14 20 (6.64%) Web Services
15 18 (5.98%) RESTful
16 16 (5.32%) WinForms
17 13 (4.32%) Spring.NET
Miscellaneous
1 179 (59.47%) Computer Science
2 22 (7.31%) Greenfield Project
3 15 (4.98%) Analytical Skills
4 12 (3.99%) Mobile App
5 7 (2.33%) Enterprise Software
5 7 (2.33%) Fintech
6 6 (1.99%) User Experience
7 5 (1.66%) Social Media
8 4 (1.33%) Blog
8 4 (1.33%) iPad
9 3 (1.00%) Self-Motivation
10 2 (0.66%) Robotics
11 1 (0.33%) Algorithms
11 1 (0.33%) Analytical Mindset
11 1 (0.33%) Animation
11 1 (0.33%) Data Structures
11 1 (0.33%) Mainframe
11 1 (0.33%) Motion Graphics
11 1 (0.33%) Podcast
11 1 (0.33%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 20 (6.64%) Windows
2 10 (3.32%) Apple iOS
2 10 (3.32%) Linux
3 6 (1.99%) Android
4 5 (1.66%) Mac OS X
5 4 (1.33%) Unix
6 2 (0.66%) VxWorks
7 1 (0.33%) Mac OS
7 1 (0.33%) Windows Server
7 1 (0.33%) zOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 103 (34.22%) Agile Software Development
2 78 (25.91%) Web Development
3 74 (24.58%) MVC
3 74 (24.58%) Software Engineering
4 63 (20.93%) OO
5 54 (17.94%) Problem-Solving
6 49 (16.28%) TDD
7 39 (12.96%) Mathematics
8 35 (11.63%) OOP
9 24 (7.97%) Web Application Development
10 21 (6.98%) Scrum
11 19 (6.31%) Inversion of Control
12 18 (5.98%) Front End Development
13 17 (5.65%) Continuous Integration
13 17 (5.65%) Dependency Injection
13 17 (5.65%) Open Source
13 17 (5.65%) Physics
14 16 (5.32%) Kanban
14 16 (5.32%) MVVM
14 16 (5.32%) SOLID
Programming Languages
1 192 (63.79%) JavaScript
2 139 (46.18%) Java
3 131 (43.52%) C#
4 113 (37.54%) SQL
5 40 (13.29%) Python
6 36 (11.96%) PHP
7 26 (8.64%) C++
8 15 (4.98%) Ruby
8 15 (4.98%) T-SQL
9 12 (3.99%) C
10 6 (1.99%) Bash Shell
10 6 (1.99%) ES6
11 5 (1.66%) Scala
12 4 (1.33%) VB.NET
13 3 (1.00%) Apple Swift
13 3 (1.00%) F#
13 3 (1.00%) Objective-C
13 3 (1.00%) Shell Script
14 1 (0.33%) Java 8
14 1 (0.33%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 177 (58.80%) Degree
2 84 (27.91%) Computer Science Degree
3 7 (2.33%) PhD
4 3 (1.00%) DV Cleared
4 3 (1.00%) Security Cleared
5 2 (0.66%) Master's Degree
6 1 (0.33%) Oracle Certification
System Software
1 3 (1.00%) Docker
1 3 (1.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (0.66%) Firmware
2 2 (0.66%) Virtual Machines
3 1 (0.33%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 3 (1.00%) Kibana
2 2 (0.66%) Ansible
3 1 (0.33%) Puppet
Vendors
1 24 (7.97%) Microsoft
2 9 (2.99%) Oracle
3 5 (1.66%) Sophos
4 4 (1.33%) Adobe
4 4 (1.33%) Google
4 4 (1.33%) PayPal
5 3 (1.00%) VMware
6 2 (0.66%) Unisys
6 2 (0.66%) Zend
7 1 (0.33%) Ab Initio
7 1 (0.33%) IBM
7 1 (0.33%) Sun
7 1 (0.33%) Sybase
7 1 (0.33%) Xamarin