Period
to 17 November 2017

The median annual salary for a Graduate Software Developer was £26,500 in advertised job vacancies in the South East during the 6 months to 17 November 2017.

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

Graduate Software Developer
England > South East
6 months to
17 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 459 497 547
Rank change year-on-year +38 +50 -24
Permanent jobs requiring a Graduate Software Developer 100 101 107
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South East 0.33% 0.29% 0.25%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.34% 0.30% 0.26%
Number of salaries quoted 94 98 82
South East median annual salary £26,500 £27,000 £22,750
Median salary % change year-on-year -1.85% +18.68% -7.14%
10th Percentile £20,650 £21,250 £18,750
90th Percentile £32,500 £32,500 £28,750
England median annual salary £26,000 £26,000 £24,000
% change year-on-year - +8.33% +2.13%

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 29566 34125 41527
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 96.61% 96.97% 96.89%
Number of salaries quoted 24692 28612 34601
South East median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £44,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +2.27% +3.53%
10th Percentile £26,250 £26,250 £25,500
90th Percentile £67,500 £67,500 £65,000
England median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £46,000
% change year-on-year +5.26% +3.26% +2.22%

Graduate Software Developer
Job Vacancy Trend in the South East

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

Job vacancy trend for Graduate Software Developer in the South East

Graduate Software Developer
Salary Trend in the South East

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

Salary trend for Graduate Software Developer in the South East

Graduate Software Developer
Salary Histogram in the South East

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Graduate Software Developer in the South East over the 6 months to 17 November 2017.

Salary histogram for Graduate Software Developer in the South East

Graduate Software 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 Software Developer within the South East region over the 6 months to 17 November 2017. 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 +35 36 £26,000 +10.64% 2
Hampshire -2 36 £26,500 -3.64% 2
Surrey 0 18 £27,500 +1.85%
Berkshire +41 17 £26,000 +10.64% 2
Oxfordshire +6 14 £30,000 +27.66%
West Sussex +9 9 £25,000 -
Buckinghamshire +15 5 £29,905 -
Graduate Software Developer
England

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

For the 6 months to 17 November 2017, Graduate Software Developer 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 South East region featuring Graduate Software Developer in the job title.

1 68 (68.00%) Degree
2 66 (66.00%) C#
3 58 (58.00%) Java
4 51 (51.00%) SQL
5 48 (48.00%) .NET
6 44 (44.00%) Computer Science
7 40 (40.00%) SQL Server
8 36 (36.00%) HTML
9 32 (32.00%) JavaScript
10 31 (31.00%) Software Engineering
11 30 (30.00%) CSS
12 25 (25.00%) ASP.NET
12 25 (25.00%) C
13 24 (24.00%) C++
13 24 (24.00%) Agile Software Development
14 22 (22.00%) Microsoft
15 21 (21.00%) Linux
16 20 (20.00%) VB.NET
17 19 (19.00%) Python
18 18 (18.00%) Oracle
19 17 (17.00%) Visual Studio
20 16 (16.00%) Windows
21 15 (15.00%) Telecoms
21 15 (15.00%) PHP
22 13 (13.00%) Apple iOS
22 13 (13.00%) jQuery
23 12 (12.00%) Web Development
23 12 (12.00%) MVC
24 11 (11.00%) Node.js
25 10 (10.00%) Software Testing

Graduate Software 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 3 (3.00%) SharePoint
2 1 (1.00%) Apache
2 1 (1.00%) Apache Spark
2 1 (1.00%) JBoss
2 1 (1.00%) WebSphere
Applications
1 4 (4.00%) Microsoft Excel
2 2 (2.00%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 1 (1.00%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 4 (4.00%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (2.00%) GitHub
2 2 (2.00%) SaaS
3 1 (1.00%) Dynamics 365
3 1 (1.00%) IaaS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 40 (40.00%) SQL Server
2 9 (9.00%) MS Access
3 7 (7.00%) NoSQL
4 6 (6.00%) Relational Database
5 2 (2.00%) Big Data
5 2 (2.00%) MySQL
6 1 (1.00%) Hadoop
6 1 (1.00%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 17 (17.00%) Visual Studio
2 7 (7.00%) Team Foundation Server
3 6 (6.00%) Git (software)
4 4 (4.00%) Xcode
5 2 (2.00%) Moq
5 2 (2.00%) NUnit
6 1 (1.00%) JIRA
6 1 (1.00%) Maven
General
1 15 (15.00%) Telecoms
2 5 (5.00%) Finance
3 3 (3.00%) Electronics
4 2 (2.00%) Advertising
4 2 (2.00%) Manufacturing
4 2 (2.00%) Marketing
5 1 (1.00%) Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 48 (48.00%) .NET
2 36 (36.00%) HTML
3 30 (30.00%) CSS
4 25 (25.00%) ASP.NET
5 13 (13.00%) jQuery
6 11 (11.00%) Node.js
7 10 (10.00%) ASP.NET MVC
8 8 (8.00%) XML
9 7 (7.00%) Twitter Bootstrap
9 7 (7.00%) Web Services
10 6 (6.00%) AngularJS
11 4 (4.00%) Ajax
11 4 (4.00%) Hibernate
11 4 (4.00%) Spring
11 4 (4.00%) WCF
11 4 (4.00%) WinForms
12 3 (3.00%) ASP.NET Web API
13 2 (2.00%) Java EE
13 2 (2.00%) RESTful
14 1 (1.00%) Spring MVC
Miscellaneous
1 44 (44.00%) Computer Science
2 10 (10.00%) Analytical Skills
3 7 (7.00%) Algorithms
4 5 (5.00%) Data Structures
4 5 (5.00%) Mobile App
5 3 (3.00%) User Experience
6 2 (2.00%) Fintech
6 2 (2.00%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 21 (21.00%) Linux
2 16 (16.00%) Windows
3 13 (13.00%) Apple iOS
4 9 (9.00%) VxWorks
5 8 (8.00%) Android
6 6 (6.00%) Unix
7 4 (4.00%) Mac OS
8 2 (2.00%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 31 (31.00%) Software Engineering
2 24 (24.00%) Agile Software Development
3 12 (12.00%) MVC
3 12 (12.00%) Web Development
4 10 (10.00%) OO
4 10 (10.00%) Software Testing
5 9 (9.00%) Mathematics
6 8 (8.00%) Cybersecurity
7 7 (7.00%) OOP
7 7 (7.00%) Physics
7 7 (7.00%) Unit Testing
8 6 (6.00%) DevOps
8 6 (6.00%) Mentoring
8 6 (6.00%) Scrum
9 5 (5.00%) Front End Development
9 5 (5.00%) Open Source
9 5 (5.00%) SOLID
10 4 (4.00%) Continuous Integration
10 4 (4.00%) iOS Development
10 4 (4.00%) Mobile Development
Programming Languages
1 66 (66.00%) C#
2 58 (58.00%) Java
3 51 (51.00%) SQL
4 32 (32.00%) JavaScript
5 25 (25.00%) C
6 24 (24.00%) C++
7 20 (20.00%) VB.NET
8 19 (19.00%) Python
9 15 (15.00%) PHP
10 9 (9.00%) Objective-C
10 9 (9.00%) Shell Script
11 7 (7.00%) Bash Shell
11 7 (7.00%) T-SQL
12 3 (3.00%) Ruby
13 1 (1.00%) Go
13 1 (1.00%) PL/SQL
13 1 (1.00%) VB
Qualifications
1 68 (68.00%) Degree
2 10 (10.00%) Computer Science Degree
3 9 (9.00%) DV Cleared
3 9 (9.00%) Security Cleared
4 2 (2.00%) Oracle Certification
System Software
1 9 (9.00%) Virtual Machines
1 9 (9.00%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 9 (9.00%) Ansible
Vendors
1 22 (22.00%) Microsoft
2 18 (18.00%) Oracle
3 9 (9.00%) VMware
4 2 (2.00%) Salesforce.com
4 2 (2.00%) Sun
5 1 (1.00%) Google