Period
to 18 November 2017

The median annual salary for a Graduate Software Engineer was £27,500 in advertised job vacancies in the South East during the 6 months to 18 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 Engineer
England > South East
6 months to
18 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 432 454 549
Rank change year-on-year +22 +95 -12
Permanent jobs requiring a Graduate Software Engineer 120 134 95
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South East 0.39% 0.38% 0.22%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.41% 0.39% 0.23%
Number of salaries quoted 110 148 101
South East median annual salary £27,500 £27,500 £26,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +5.77% +4.00%
10th Percentile £21,250 £21,250 £19,750
90th Percentile £32,500 £32,500 £32,500
England median annual salary £28,500 £27,250 £25,000
% change year-on-year +4.59% +9.00% +2.04%

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 29359 34118 41518
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 96.60% 96.97% 96.89%
Number of salaries quoted 24514 28618 34604
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 £65,750
England median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £46,000
% change year-on-year +5.26% +3.26% +2.22%

Graduate Software Engineer
Job Vacancy Trend in the South East

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

Job vacancy trend for Graduate Software Engineer in the South East

Graduate Software Engineer
Salary Trend in the South East

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

Salary trend for Graduate Software Engineer in the South East

Graduate Software Engineer
Salary Histogram in the South East

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Graduate Software Engineer in the South East over the 6 months to 18 November 2017.

Salary histogram for Graduate Software Engineer in the South East

Graduate Software Engineer
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 Engineer within the South East region over the 6 months to 18 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
Hampshire +45 52 £25,000 -2.91% 1
Thames Valley +32 48 £30,000 +33.33% 2
Oxfordshire +24 23 £29,000 +16.00% 1
Berkshire +29 19 £30,000 - 1
Surrey -11 8 £31,000 +12.73% 1
Buckinghamshire +4 6 £23,500 +4.44%
West Sussex +2 5 £24,500 +4.26%
Kent +22 4 £26,000 +4.00%
East Sussex - 3 £30,000 -
Graduate Software Engineer
England

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

For the 6 months to 18 November 2017, Graduate Software Engineer 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 Engineer in the job title.

1 120 (100.00%) Software Engineering
2 99 (82.50%) C++
3 96 (80.00%) Computer Science
4 92 (76.67%) Degree
5 66 (55.00%) Java
6 60 (50.00%) Linux
7 56 (46.67%) C#
8 54 (45.00%) C
9 39 (32.50%) Python
10 34 (28.33%) Mathematics
11 30 (25.00%) Physics
11 30 (25.00%) Electronics
12 23 (19.17%) Computer Science Degree
13 22 (18.33%) SQL
14 17 (14.17%) OO
15 14 (11.67%) Agile Software Development
16 12 (10.00%) Qt
16 12 (10.00%) .NET
17 11 (9.17%) JavaScript
18 10 (8.33%) Machine Learning
18 10 (8.33%) Windows
19 9 (7.50%) OOP
20 8 (6.67%) PhD
20 8 (6.67%) HTML
20 8 (6.67%) Visual Studio
20 8 (6.67%) CSS
20 8 (6.67%) TCP/IP
20 8 (6.67%) Test Automation
21 7 (5.83%) Scrum
21 7 (5.83%) Oracle

Graduate Software Engineer 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 (2.50%) WebLogic
2 2 (1.67%) Apache Pig
2 2 (1.67%) Apache Spark
Applications
1 4 (3.33%) Microsoft Excel
2 2 (1.67%) Simulink
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.83%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 8 (6.67%) TCP/IP
2 5 (4.17%) FTP
2 5 (4.17%) HTTP
2 5 (4.17%) Kerberos
2 5 (4.17%) LDAP
3 1 (0.83%) ISDN
3 1 (0.83%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (5.83%) SQL Server
2 3 (2.50%) Hadoop
3 2 (1.67%) Apache Hive
3 2 (1.67%) Big Data
3 2 (1.67%) HBase
3 2 (1.67%) Parquet
4 1 (0.83%) Redis
Development Applications
1 8 (6.67%) Visual Studio
2 5 (4.17%) Subversion
3 4 (3.33%) Team Foundation Server
4 3 (2.50%) Git (software)
4 3 (2.50%) JIRA
5 2 (1.67%) Jenkins
5 2 (1.67%) Maven
6 1 (0.83%) Cucumber
6 1 (0.83%) Eclipse
6 1 (0.83%) JUnit
6 1 (0.83%) NetBeans
General
1 30 (25.00%) Electronics
2 3 (2.50%) Finance
3 2 (1.67%) Financial Institution
3 2 (1.67%) Games
3 2 (1.67%) Military
4 1 (0.83%) Manufacturing
4 1 (0.83%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (10.00%) .NET
1 12 (10.00%) Qt
2 8 (6.67%) CSS
2 8 (6.67%) HTML
3 6 (5.00%) CSS3
3 6 (5.00%) HTML5
4 4 (3.33%) KnockoutJS
5 3 (2.50%) ASP.NET
5 3 (2.50%) Spring
6 2 (1.67%) Ajax
6 2 (1.67%) Apache Avro
6 2 (1.67%) Java EE
6 2 (1.67%) JMS
6 2 (1.67%) jQuery
6 2 (1.67%) Kafka
6 2 (1.67%) STL
7 1 (0.83%) Django
7 1 (0.83%) J2EE
7 1 (0.83%) Spring Boot
7 1 (0.83%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 96 (80.00%) Computer Science
2 7 (5.83%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (1.67%) Embedded Systems
3 2 (1.67%) Smartphone
4 1 (0.83%) Algorithms
4 1 (0.83%) Linux Command Line
4 1 (0.83%) Mobile App
4 1 (0.83%) Robotics
4 1 (0.83%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 60 (50.00%) Linux
2 10 (8.33%) Windows
3 5 (4.17%) Android
3 5 (4.17%) Apple iOS
4 3 (2.50%) Embedded Linux
5 1 (0.83%) Unix
5 1 (0.83%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 120 (100.00%) Software Engineering
2 34 (28.33%) Mathematics
3 30 (25.00%) Physics
4 17 (14.17%) OO
5 14 (11.67%) Agile Software Development
6 10 (8.33%) Machine Learning
7 9 (7.50%) OOP
8 8 (6.67%) Test Automation
9 7 (5.83%) Scrum
10 6 (5.00%) Chemistry
10 6 (5.00%) Innovative Thinking
11 5 (4.17%) Artificial Intelligence
11 5 (4.17%) Multithreading
12 4 (3.33%) Mobile Development
12 4 (3.33%) OOD
12 4 (3.33%) Pair Programming
12 4 (3.33%) Regression Testing
12 4 (3.33%) Separation of Concerns
12 4 (3.33%) Unit Testing
13 3 (2.50%) Customer Requirements
Programming Languages
1 99 (82.50%) C++
2 66 (55.00%) Java
3 56 (46.67%) C#
4 54 (45.00%) C
5 39 (32.50%) Python
6 22 (18.33%) SQL
7 11 (9.17%) JavaScript
8 6 (5.00%) MATLAB
9 4 (3.33%) F#
9 4 (3.33%) Haskell
9 4 (3.33%) VB.NET
10 2 (1.67%) Bash Shell
10 2 (1.67%) PHP
10 2 (1.67%) Scala
11 1 (0.83%) Embedded C
Qualifications
1 92 (76.67%) Degree
2 23 (19.17%) Computer Science Degree
3 8 (6.67%) PhD
4 2 (1.67%) Master's Degree
4 2 (1.67%) SC Cleared
4 2 (1.67%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 5 (4.17%) NFS
2 3 (2.50%) Docker
3 2 (1.67%) Apache Flume
3 2 (1.67%) HDFS
Vendors
1 7 (5.83%) Oracle
2 4 (3.33%) Sophos