The median annual salary for a Graduate Software Developer was £26,000 in advertised job vacancies in the South East during the 3 months to 25 June 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
3 months to
25 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 313 385 457
Rank change year-on-year +72 +72  
Permanent jobs requiring a Graduate Software Developer 74 57 22
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South East 0.51% 0.31% 0.10%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.53% 0.32% 0.11%
Number of salaries quoted 70 57 18
Median salary £26,000 £25,000 £26,750
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.00% -6.54%  
90% offered a salary of more than £22,200 £23,100 £22,050
10% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £30,000 £30,000
UK excluding London median salary £25,500 £25,000 £25,000
% change year-on-year +2.00% -  

The next table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all job roles in permanent job vacancies advertised in the South East. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such, the figures in the first row provide an indication of the number of permanent jobs in our overall sample.

IT Job Roles
South East
Permanent job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 13991 17674 20705
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the South East 96.62% 96.97% 97.17%
Number of salaries quoted 11722 15033 16859
Median salary £43,000 £44,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -2.27% +3.52%  
90% offered a salary of more than £25,500 £26,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £62,500 £62,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +2.40% +3.75%  

Graduate Software Developer
Job Vacancy Trend in the South East

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in the South East that featured Graduate Software Developer in the job title.

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 3 months to 25 June 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 3 months to 25 June 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Oxfordshire +46 37 £27,500 +17.02% 4
Berkshire +37 15 £25,500 +8.51% 1
Hampshire +13 14 £25,500 -7.27%
Buckinghamshire - 7 £29,905 -
Surrey +20 6 £30,000 +1.69% 1
West Sussex +9 3 £24,500 -23.43%
Graduate Software Developer
England

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

For the 6 months to 25 June 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 89 (82.41%) Degree
2 69 (63.89%) Software Engineering
3 65 (60.19%) C#
4 63 (58.33%) Computer Science
5 46 (42.59%) C++
5 46 (42.59%) Java
6 44 (40.74%) .NET
7 42 (38.89%) C
8 40 (37.04%) Linux
9 38 (35.19%) Windows
10 37 (34.26%) SQL Server
11 33 (30.56%) JavaScript
11 33 (30.56%) HTML
12 31 (28.70%) Analytical Skills
13 29 (26.85%) CSS
14 28 (25.93%) ASP.NET
15 27 (25.00%) SQL
16 26 (24.07%) Telecoms
16 26 (24.07%) Agile Software Development
16 26 (24.07%) Software Testing
16 26 (24.07%) Security Cleared
17 25 (23.15%) VMware Infrastructure
17 25 (23.15%) DV Cleared
17 25 (23.15%) Virtual Machines
17 25 (23.15%) VMware
17 25 (23.15%) Shell Script
18 24 (22.22%) VxWorks
18 24 (22.22%) MVC
18 24 (22.22%) Ansible
19 23 (21.30%) OOP

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 5 (4.63%) SharePoint
2 2 (1.85%) JBoss
2 2 (1.85%) WebSphere
Applications
1 2 (1.85%) Microsoft Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (0.93%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 4 (3.70%) SaaS
2 3 (2.78%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (0.93%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (0.93%) Amazon EC2
3 1 (0.93%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 1 (0.93%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 37 (34.26%) SQL Server
2 14 (12.96%) Relational Database
3 4 (3.70%) MS Access
3 4 (3.70%) MySQL
4 3 (2.78%) Big Data
5 1 (0.93%) Amazon RDS
5 1 (0.93%) Blockchain
5 1 (0.93%) Data Lake
5 1 (0.93%) Hadoop
5 1 (0.93%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 14 (12.96%) Subversion
2 13 (12.04%) Team Foundation Server
3 12 (11.11%) Bugzilla
3 12 (11.11%) Trac
4 10 (9.26%) Visual Studio
5 7 (6.48%) Xcode
6 2 (1.85%) Git (software)
6 2 (1.85%) Maven
6 2 (1.85%) Octopus Deploy
6 2 (1.85%) TeamCity
7 1 (0.93%) CruiseControl
7 1 (0.93%) JIRA
7 1 (0.93%) JSUnit
General
1 26 (24.07%) Telecoms
2 12 (11.11%) Finance
3 5 (4.63%) Advertising
3 5 (4.63%) Marketing
4 3 (2.78%) Banking
4 3 (2.78%) Investment Banking
5 2 (1.85%) Manufacturing
6 1 (0.93%) Electronics
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 44 (40.74%) .NET
2 33 (30.56%) HTML
3 29 (26.85%) CSS
4 28 (25.93%) ASP.NET
5 21 (19.44%) Web Services
6 16 (14.81%) jQuery
7 15 (13.89%) ASP.NET MVC
8 12 (11.11%) WCF
9 11 (10.19%) AngularJS
9 11 (10.19%) Backbone.js
9 11 (10.19%) Marionette.js
9 11 (10.19%) RequireJS
10 9 (8.33%) XML
11 5 (4.63%) WPF
12 4 (3.70%) .NET Framework
13 3 (2.78%) ASP.NET Web API
13 3 (2.78%) JSON
14 2 (1.85%) JSP
14 2 (1.85%) Kendo UI
14 2 (1.85%) Spring MVC
Miscellaneous
1 63 (58.33%) Computer Science
2 31 (28.70%) Analytical Skills
3 8 (7.41%) Algorithms
3 8 (7.41%) Data Structures
4 4 (3.70%) User Experience
5 3 (2.78%) Enterprise Software
5 3 (2.78%) Fintech
6 1 (0.93%) Cyber Attack
6 1 (0.93%) Greenfield Project
6 1 (0.93%) NHS
6 1 (0.93%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 40 (37.04%) Linux
2 38 (35.19%) Windows
3 24 (22.22%) VxWorks
4 12 (11.11%) Apple iOS
5 11 (10.19%) Android
5 11 (10.19%) Mac OS
6 1 (0.93%) Mac OS X
6 1 (0.93%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 69 (63.89%) Software Engineering
2 26 (24.07%) Agile Software Development
2 26 (24.07%) Software Testing
3 24 (22.22%) MVC
4 23 (21.30%) OO
4 23 (21.30%) OOP
5 19 (17.59%) Cybersecurity
6 17 (15.74%) Scrum
7 14 (12.96%) Mathematics
8 13 (12.04%) Mentoring
9 12 (11.11%) Refactoring
9 12 (11.11%) SDLC
9 12 (11.11%) TDD
10 11 (10.19%) Coaching
10 11 (10.19%) Mobile Development
10 11 (10.19%) SOA
11 9 (8.33%) Continuous Integration
12 7 (6.48%) Physics
13 6 (5.56%) Web Development
14 3 (2.78%) Functional Programming
Programming Languages
1 65 (60.19%) C#
2 46 (42.59%) C++
2 46 (42.59%) Java
3 42 (38.89%) C
4 33 (30.56%) JavaScript
5 27 (25.00%) SQL
6 25 (23.15%) Shell Script
7 12 (11.11%) Objective-C
8 11 (10.19%) TypeScript
9 10 (9.26%) VB.NET
10 9 (8.33%) PHP
11 4 (3.70%) Python
12 1 (0.93%) Go
12 1 (0.93%) Scala
12 1 (0.93%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 89 (82.41%) Degree
2 26 (24.07%) Security Cleared
3 25 (23.15%) DV Cleared
4 22 (20.37%) Computer Science Degree
5 4 (3.70%) Master's Degree
6 1 (0.93%) DBS Check
6 1 (0.93%) Numerate Degree
6 1 (0.93%) PhD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (2.78%) QA
System Software
1 25 (23.15%) Virtual Machines
1 25 (23.15%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 24 (22.22%) Ansible
Vendors
1 25 (23.15%) VMware
2 12 (11.11%) Microsoft
3 8 (7.41%) Oracle
4 1 (0.93%) Google
4 1 (0.93%) SAP
4 1 (0.93%) Sybase
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