The median annual salary for a Graduate Software Developer was £25,500 in advertised job vacancies in the South East during the 3 months to 30 March 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
30 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 357 405 411
Rank change year-on-year +48 +6  
Permanent jobs requiring a Graduate Software Developer 36 49 50
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South East 0.24% 0.25% 0.24%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.25% 0.26% 0.25%
Number of salaries quoted 32 41 50
Median salary £25,500 £25,000 £24,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +2.00% +4.16%  
90% offered a salary of more than £22,800 £24,500 £22,000
10% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £31,500 £30,000
UK excluding London median salary £25,000 £25,000 £24,000
% change year-on-year - +4.16%  

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 14461 18972 20242
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the South East 96.51% 96.73% 97.03%
Number of salaries quoted 12087 16175 16324
Median salary £43,000 £42,500 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +1.17% -  
90% offered a salary of more than £26,000 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £62,500 £62,500
UK excluding London median salary £41,995 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +1.19% +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
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 30 March 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 +9 14 £26,500 - 5
Berkshire +43 10 £25,500 +2.00% 3
Hampshire +13 5 £25,000 - 3
Surrey +42 4 £22,750 -22.88% 1
Buckinghamshire +18 4 £28,990 -4.88%
West Sussex +6 3 £32,000 +30.61% 1
Graduate Software Developer
England

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

For the 6 months to 30 March 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 65 (76.47%) C#
2 64 (75.29%) Degree
3 52 (61.18%) .NET
4 48 (56.47%) Computer Science
5 42 (49.41%) Software Engineering
6 35 (41.18%) JavaScript
7 31 (36.47%) ASP.NET
8 30 (35.29%) HTML
8 30 (35.29%) SQL Server
9 29 (34.12%) C++
10 28 (32.94%) SQL
10 28 (32.94%) MVC
11 27 (31.76%) Java
11 27 (31.76%) CSS
12 23 (27.06%) Windows
12 23 (27.06%) C
13 21 (24.71%) Agile Software Development
14 19 (22.35%) OOP
15 18 (21.18%) OO
16 17 (20.00%) Mathematics
16 17 (20.00%) Web Services
17 15 (17.65%) Linux
17 15 (17.65%) Scrum
17 15 (17.65%) SDLC
18 14 (16.47%) ASP.NET MVC
18 14 (16.47%) WCF
19 12 (14.12%) Physics
20 11 (12.94%) Android
20 11 (12.94%) Apple iOS
20 11 (12.94%) Analytical Skills

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 2 (2.35%) JBoss
1 2 (2.35%) WebSphere
2 1 (1.18%) Elasticsearch
Applications
1 7 (8.24%) MS Excel
2 2 (2.35%) MS Office
2 2 (2.35%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (1.18%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 2 (2.35%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (1.18%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (1.18%) Amazon EC2
2 1 (1.18%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 2 (2.35%) DHCP
1 2 (2.35%) DNS
1 2 (2.35%) SNMP
2 1 (1.18%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 30 (35.29%) SQL Server
2 7 (8.24%) Relational Database
3 3 (3.53%) MySQL
4 1 (1.18%) Amazon RDS
4 1 (1.18%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 7 (8.24%) Subversion
2 6 (7.06%) Visual Studio
3 5 (5.88%) Bugzilla
3 5 (5.88%) FitNesse
3 5 (5.88%) Trac
4 4 (4.71%) Team Foundation Server
5 3 (3.53%) Octopus Deploy
5 3 (3.53%) TeamCity
6 2 (2.35%) Git (software)
6 2 (2.35%) Maven
7 1 (1.18%) JIRA
7 1 (1.18%) JSUnit
General
1 8 (9.41%) Telecoms
2 5 (5.88%) Finance
3 4 (4.71%) Marketing
3 4 (4.71%) Military
4 3 (3.53%) Manufacturing
5 2 (2.35%) Automotive
5 2 (2.35%) Local Government
6 1 (1.18%) Advertising
6 1 (1.18%) Banking
6 1 (1.18%) Electronics
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 52 (61.18%) .NET
2 31 (36.47%) ASP.NET
3 30 (35.29%) HTML
4 27 (31.76%) CSS
5 17 (20.00%) Web Services
6 14 (16.47%) ASP.NET MVC
6 14 (16.47%) WCF
7 10 (11.76%) WPF
8 8 (9.41%) jQuery
9 5 (5.88%) Ajax
9 5 (5.88%) AngularJS
9 5 (5.88%) DCOM
9 5 (5.88%) MAPI
10 4 (4.71%) ASP.NET Web API
10 4 (4.71%) Backbone.js
10 4 (4.71%) Hibernate
10 4 (4.71%) Marionette.js
10 4 (4.71%) RequireJS
10 4 (4.71%) Spring
10 4 (4.71%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 48 (56.47%) Computer Science
2 11 (12.94%) Analytical Skills
3 6 (7.06%) Mobile App
4 5 (5.88%) Algorithms
4 5 (5.88%) Enterprise Software
5 4 (4.71%) Data Structures
Operating Systems
1 23 (27.06%) Windows
2 15 (17.65%) Linux
3 11 (12.94%) Android
3 11 (12.94%) Apple iOS
4 8 (9.41%) Mac OS
5 5 (5.88%) VxWorks
Processes & Methodologies
1 42 (49.41%) Software Engineering
2 28 (32.94%) MVC
3 21 (24.71%) Agile Software Development
4 19 (22.35%) OOP
5 18 (21.18%) OO
6 17 (20.00%) Mathematics
7 15 (17.65%) Scrum
7 15 (17.65%) SDLC
8 12 (14.12%) Physics
9 10 (11.76%) Software Testing
10 9 (10.59%) TDD
11 8 (9.41%) Mentoring
12 7 (8.24%) Unit Testing
13 6 (7.06%) Front End Development
13 6 (7.06%) SOLID
14 5 (5.88%) ATDD
14 5 (5.88%) Continuous Improvement
14 5 (5.88%) Mobile Development
14 5 (5.88%) Multithreading
14 5 (5.88%) Refactoring
Programming Languages
1 65 (76.47%) C#
2 35 (41.18%) JavaScript
3 29 (34.12%) C++
4 28 (32.94%) SQL
5 27 (31.76%) Java
6 23 (27.06%) C
7 10 (11.76%) Python
8 9 (10.59%) VB.NET
9 8 (9.41%) Objective-C
9 8 (9.41%) PHP
10 5 (5.88%) Shell Script
11 4 (4.71%) T-SQL
11 4 (4.71%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 64 (75.29%) Degree
2 10 (11.76%) Security Cleared
3 5 (5.88%) DV Cleared
4 2 (2.35%) BPSS Clearance
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (2.35%) QA
System Software
1 6 (7.06%) VMware Infrastructure
2 5 (5.88%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 5 (5.88%) Ansible
Vendors
1 10 (11.76%) Microsoft
2 6 (7.06%) VMware
3 2 (2.35%) Xamarin
4 1 (1.18%) SAP
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