Period
to 20 October 2018

The median annual salary for a Graduate Developer was £27,000 in advertised job vacancies in the South East during the 6 months to 20 October 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 Oct 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 255 239 291
Rank change year-on-year -16 +52 +5
Permanent jobs requiring a Graduate Developer 349 376 363
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South East 1.21% 1.30% 1.03%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.25% 1.35% 1.06%
Number of salaries quoted 349 371 351
South East median annual salary £27,000 £26,000 £25,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +3.85% +4.00% +4.17%
10th Percentile £21,250 £21,250 £21,250
90th Percentile £35,000 £32,500 £38,250
England median annual salary £27,500 £26,000 £25,000
% change year-on-year +5.77% +4.00% -

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 27,880 27,909 34,327
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 96.45% 96.70% 97.06%
Number of salaries quoted 23,161 23,274 28,828
South East median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.56% - +3.45%
10th Percentile £26,750 £26,000 £26,250
90th Percentile £70,000 £67,500 £67,500
England median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £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 October 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 October 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 +36 160 £27,500 - 27
Berkshire -2 79 £27,500 +5.77% 5
West Sussex +18 58 £25,000 - 6
Buckinghamshire +50 46 £26,500 - 2
Hampshire -65 43 £25,000 -3.85% 2
East Sussex -17 38 £27,500 +8.70% 4
Oxfordshire -17 35 £27,500 -8.33% 20
Surrey -9 33 £27,000 - 4
Kent +29 19 £20,000 -20.00% 6
Graduate Developer
England

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

For the 6 months to 20 October 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.

1 201 (57.59%) Degree
2 183 (52.44%) Computer Science
3 173 (49.57%) JavaScript
4 164 (46.99%) Java
5 162 (46.42%) C#
6 137 (39.26%) HTML
7 134 (38.40%) SQL
8 108 (30.95%) CSS
9 104 (29.80%) .NET
10 98 (28.08%) Agile Software Development
11 97 (27.79%) Computer Science Degree
12 90 (25.79%) Software Engineering
13 88 (25.21%) SQL Server
14 74 (21.20%) Web Development
15 65 (18.62%) AngularJS
16 53 (15.19%) ASP.NET
17 43 (12.32%) Python
18 42 (12.03%) C++
19 40 (11.46%) Microsoft
19 40 (11.46%) Problem-Solving
20 39 (11.17%) MVC
21 37 (10.60%) TDD
21 37 (10.60%) Spring
22 36 (10.32%) MySQL
23 33 (9.46%) OO
24 31 (8.88%) XML
24 31 (8.88%) Front End Development
25 30 (8.60%) PHP
25 30 (8.60%) Hibernate
25 30 (8.60%) Scrum

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 11 (3.15%) Tomcat
2 9 (2.58%) WordPress
3 5 (1.43%) Apache
3 5 (1.43%) CMS
3 5 (1.43%) IIS
4 4 (1.15%) SharePoint
5 3 (0.86%) Drupal
5 3 (0.86%) Elasticsearch
6 1 (0.29%) JBoss
6 1 (0.29%) SAS
6 1 (0.29%) WebLogic
6 1 (0.29%) WebSphere
Applications
1 8 (2.29%) Microsoft Office
2 7 (2.01%) Photoshop
3 3 (0.86%) Adobe Illustrator
3 3 (0.86%) Microsoft Excel
4 2 (0.57%) Adobe Creative Suite
4 2 (0.57%) GIMP
Business Applications
1 7 (2.01%) Dynamics CRM
1 7 (2.01%) Dynamics NAV
2 1 (0.29%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 17 (4.87%) Microsoft Azure
2 8 (2.29%) SaaS
3 4 (1.15%) Office 365
4 3 (0.86%) Azure Data Factory
4 3 (0.86%) PaaS
5 2 (0.57%) Amazon AWS
5 2 (0.57%) Boomi
5 2 (0.57%) GitHub
6 1 (0.29%) Adobe Analytics
6 1 (0.29%) Google Analytics
6 1 (0.29%) Serverless
Communications & Networking
1 6 (1.72%) Internet
1 6 (1.72%) TCP/IP
2 3 (0.86%) HTTP
3 2 (0.57%) Broadband
3 2 (0.57%) Hyperconnected
4 1 (0.29%) DNS
4 1 (0.29%) Network Security
4 1 (0.29%) Skype
4 1 (0.29%) SMS
4 1 (0.29%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 88 (25.21%) SQL Server
2 36 (10.32%) MySQL
3 12 (3.44%) Relational Database
4 11 (3.15%) PostgreSQL
5 8 (2.29%) Oracle Database
5 8 (2.29%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 7 (2.01%) Big Data
7 6 (1.72%) GIS
8 5 (1.43%) Power BI
9 4 (1.15%) Data Warehouse
10 3 (0.86%) Azure SQL Data Warehouse
10 3 (0.86%) Azure SQL Database
11 2 (0.57%) Geospatial Data
11 2 (0.57%) SQL Server 2016
12 1 (0.29%) Amazon QuickSight
12 1 (0.29%) Blockchain
12 1 (0.29%) MongoDB
12 1 (0.29%) NoSQL
12 1 (0.29%) RDBMS
12 1 (0.29%) SAS EBI
Development Applications
1 28 (8.02%) Visual Studio
2 19 (5.44%) Git (software)
3 17 (4.87%) Eclipse
4 16 (4.58%) JIRA
5 11 (3.15%) Subversion
6 9 (2.58%) Maven
6 9 (2.58%) Selenium
7 8 (2.29%) Jasmine
7 8 (2.29%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
8 7 (2.01%) NUnit
9 6 (1.72%) JUnit
9 6 (1.72%) webpack
10 2 (0.57%) Moq
10 2 (0.57%) MSTest
10 2 (0.57%) Rhino Mocks
10 2 (0.57%) Team Foundation Server
10 2 (0.57%) Xcode
11 1 (0.29%) Ant
11 1 (0.29%) Jenkins
General
1 18 (5.16%) Finance
2 12 (3.44%) Games
3 6 (1.72%) Retail
4 5 (1.43%) Automotive
4 5 (1.43%) Electronics
4 5 (1.43%) Law
4 5 (1.43%) Publishing
5 4 (1.15%) Banking
5 4 (1.15%) Legal
5 4 (1.15%) Marketing
6 3 (0.86%) Advertising
6 3 (0.86%) Telecoms
7 1 (0.29%) Multimedia
7 1 (0.29%) Pharmaceutical
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 137 (39.26%) HTML
2 108 (30.95%) CSS
3 104 (29.80%) .NET
4 65 (18.62%) AngularJS
5 53 (15.19%) ASP.NET
6 37 (10.60%) Spring
7 31 (8.88%) XML
8 30 (8.60%) Hibernate
9 29 (8.31%) jQuery
10 27 (7.74%) Web Services
11 24 (6.88%) HTML5
12 22 (6.30%) CSS3
13 16 (4.58%) WCF
14 15 (4.30%) Ajax
15 14 (4.01%) Angular 2
16 13 (3.72%) J2EE
16 13 (3.72%) React
16 13 (3.72%) Sass
16 13 (3.72%) Twitter Bootstrap
17 12 (3.44%) ASP.NET MVC
Miscellaneous
1 183 (52.44%) Computer Science
2 26 (7.45%) Analytical Skills
2 26 (7.45%) Mobile App
3 17 (4.87%) Greenfield Project
4 12 (3.44%) Social Media
5 10 (2.87%) Enterprise Software
6 7 (2.01%) Data Structures
7 6 (1.72%) Algorithms
7 6 (1.72%) Client/Server
7 6 (1.72%) Robotics
8 5 (1.43%) Fintech
8 5 (1.43%) User Experience
9 3 (0.86%) Self-Motivation
10 2 (0.57%) Animation
10 2 (0.57%) Blog
11 1 (0.29%) e-Learning
11 1 (0.29%) Graphic Design
11 1 (0.29%) Photography
11 1 (0.29%) Spread Betting
11 1 (0.29%) Video Editing
Operating Systems
1 29 (8.31%) Apple iOS
2 26 (7.45%) Linux
3 23 (6.59%) Android
4 12 (3.44%) Unix
5 7 (2.01%) Windows
6 2 (0.57%) VxWorks
Processes & Methodologies
1 98 (28.08%) Agile Software Development
2 90 (25.79%) Software Engineering
3 74 (21.20%) Web Development
4 40 (11.46%) Problem-Solving
5 39 (11.17%) MVC
6 37 (10.60%) TDD
7 33 (9.46%) OO
8 31 (8.88%) Front End Development
9 30 (8.60%) Scrum
10 28 (8.02%) Mathematics
11 23 (6.59%) Mobile Development
12 21 (6.02%) OOP
13 15 (4.30%) Physics
14 14 (4.01%) iOS Development
15 12 (3.44%) Continuous Integration
15 12 (3.44%) Machine Learning
16 11 (3.15%) Multithreading
16 11 (3.15%) Project Management
17 10 (2.87%) Analytics
17 10 (2.87%) Artificial Intelligence
Programming Languages
1 173 (49.57%) JavaScript
2 164 (46.99%) Java
3 162 (46.42%) C#
4 134 (38.40%) SQL
5 43 (12.32%) Python
6 42 (12.03%) C++
7 30 (8.60%) PHP
8 18 (5.16%) C
9 12 (3.44%) Java 8
10 11 (3.15%) T-SQL
10 11 (3.15%) TypeScript
11 10 (2.87%) Objective-C
12 7 (2.01%) Apple Swift
13 6 (1.72%) VB.NET
14 4 (1.15%) PL/SQL
14 4 (1.15%) PowerShell
14 4 (1.15%) Ruby
15 3 (0.86%) F#
15 3 (0.86%) Haskell
15 3 (0.86%) MATLAB
Qualifications
1 201 (57.59%) Degree
2 97 (27.79%) Computer Science Degree
3 12 (3.44%) Numerate Degree
4 11 (3.15%) PhD
5 6 (1.72%) Security Cleared
6 4 (1.15%) DV Cleared
7 2 (0.57%) HND
8 1 (0.29%) Master's Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (0.57%) QA
System Software
1 5 (1.43%) Docker
2 4 (1.15%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (0.57%) Firmware
3 2 (0.57%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 4 (1.15%) Kubernetes
2 2 (0.57%) Ansible
Vendors
1 40 (11.46%) Microsoft
2 20 (5.73%) Oracle
3 7 (2.01%) Adobe
3 7 (2.01%) Sage
4 5 (1.43%) Unisys
5 4 (1.15%) VMware
6 3 (0.86%) Google
7 2 (0.57%) Dell
7 2 (0.57%) DocuSign
7 2 (0.57%) Tableau
8 1 (0.29%) MicroStrategy
8 1 (0.29%) Salesforce.com
8 1 (0.29%) Sybase