The median annual salary for a Graduate Software Engineer was £30,000 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 Engineer
England / South East
3 months to
30 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 372 411 408
Rank change year-on-year +39 -3  
Permanent jobs requiring a Graduate Software Engineer 21 43 53
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South East 0.14% 0.22% 0.25%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.15% 0.23% 0.26%
Number of salaries quoted 17 43 52
Median salary £30,000 £26,500 £26,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +13.20% -  
UK excluding London median salary £30,000 £26,500 £26,500
% change year-on-year +13.20% -  

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 Engineer
Job Vacancy Trend in the South East

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

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
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 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
Berkshire +33 9 £30,000 - 2
Hampshire +19 9 £25,000 -13.04% 3
Surrey +37 1 £32,500 +22.64%
Buckinghamshire +17 1 - -
Kent - 1 £27,500 -
Graduate Software Engineer
England

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

For the 6 months to 30 March 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 57 (100.00%) Software Engineering
2 53 (92.98%) C++
3 48 (84.21%) Degree
4 47 (82.46%) Computer Science
5 36 (63.16%) C
5 36 (63.16%) Java
6 27 (47.37%) C#
7 26 (45.61%) Python
8 22 (38.60%) Mathematics
9 21 (36.84%) Physics
10 14 (24.56%) HTML
11 11 (19.30%) JavaScript
12 10 (17.54%) CSS
12 10 (17.54%) OO
13 8 (14.04%) Linux
13 8 (14.04%) SOAP
13 8 (14.04%) Web Services
13 8 (14.04%) TDD
14 7 (12.28%) Oracle
14 7 (12.28%) Unix
14 7 (12.28%) SOA
15 6 (10.53%) XML
15 6 (10.53%) Military
15 6 (10.53%) Unit Testing
15 6 (10.53%) NoSQL
15 6 (10.53%) Relational Database
16 5 (8.77%) REST
16 5 (8.77%) Spring MVC
16 5 (8.77%) JSON
16 5 (8.77%) Spring

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 2 (3.51%) JBoss
1 2 (3.51%) Oracle SOA Suite
1 2 (3.51%) Tomcat
1 2 (3.51%) WebLogic
Applications
1 1 (1.75%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 2 (3.51%) Cloud Computing
1 2 (3.51%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 4 (7.02%) TCP/IP
2 2 (3.51%) AMQP
2 2 (3.51%) Firewall
2 2 (3.51%) FTP
2 2 (3.51%) HTTP
2 2 (3.51%) Kerberos
2 2 (3.51%) LDAP
3 1 (1.75%) RFID
3 1 (1.75%) Software-Defined Radio
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (10.53%) NoSQL
1 6 (10.53%) Relational Database
2 4 (7.02%) Big Data
2 4 (7.02%) SQL Server
3 3 (5.26%) Apache Cassandra
3 3 (5.26%) Hadoop
3 3 (5.26%) MongoDB
3 3 (5.26%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 2 (3.51%) Vagrant
General
1 6 (10.53%) Military
2 4 (7.02%) Electronics
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (24.56%) HTML
2 10 (17.54%) CSS
3 8 (14.04%) SOAP
3 8 (14.04%) Web Services
4 6 (10.53%) XML
5 5 (8.77%) Hibernate
5 5 (8.77%) JSON
5 5 (8.77%) REST
5 5 (8.77%) Spring
5 5 (8.77%) Spring MVC
6 4 (7.02%) Qt
7 3 (5.26%) .NET
7 3 (5.26%) RESTful
8 2 (3.51%) ASP.NET
8 2 (3.51%) LAMP
8 2 (3.51%) WebSockets
9 1 (1.75%) Ajax
9 1 (1.75%) Boost C++ Libraries
9 1 (1.75%) HTML5
9 1 (1.75%) jQuery
Miscellaneous
1 47 (82.46%) Computer Science
2 2 (3.51%) Algorithms
2 2 (3.51%) Embedded Systems
3 1 (1.75%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
3 1 (1.75%) Mobile App
3 1 (1.75%) VHDL
Operating Systems
1 8 (14.04%) Linux
2 7 (12.28%) Unix
3 5 (8.77%) Solaris
4 1 (1.75%) Embedded Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 57 (100.00%) Software Engineering
2 22 (38.60%) Mathematics
3 21 (36.84%) Physics
4 10 (17.54%) OO
5 8 (14.04%) TDD
6 7 (12.28%) SOA
7 6 (10.53%) Unit Testing
8 5 (8.77%) Agile Software Development
8 5 (8.77%) Configuration Management
8 5 (8.77%) MVC
8 5 (8.77%) Regression Testing
9 4 (7.02%) Signal Processing
10 3 (5.26%) CAD
10 3 (5.26%) Multithreaded Programming
10 3 (5.26%) Multithreading
10 3 (5.26%) Web Development
11 2 (3.51%) Information Security
11 2 (3.51%) Microservices
11 2 (3.51%) Requirements Analysis
11 2 (3.51%) Virtual Infrastructure
Programming Languages
1 53 (92.98%) C++
2 36 (63.16%) C
2 36 (63.16%) Java
3 27 (47.37%) C#
4 26 (45.61%) Python
5 11 (19.30%) JavaScript
6 5 (8.77%) PHP
7 3 (5.26%) Embedded C++
7 3 (5.26%) SQL
7 3 (5.26%) VC++
8 2 (3.51%) Bourne shell
8 2 (3.51%) Perl
8 2 (3.51%) PL/SQL
9 1 (1.75%) MATLAB
Qualifications
1 48 (84.21%) Degree
2 4 (7.02%) Security Cleared
3 2 (3.51%) PhD
3 2 (3.51%) SC Cleared
System Software
1 2 (3.51%) Docker
1 2 (3.51%) NFS
2 1 (1.75%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 2 (3.51%) Kubernetes
Vendors
1 7 (12.28%) Oracle
2 3 (5.26%) Avid
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