Period
to 26 April 2018

The median annual salary for a Graduate Developer was £23,000 in advertised job vacancies in the South West during the 6 months to 26 April 2018.

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

Graduate Developer
England > South West
6 months to
26 Apr 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 260 218 275
Rank change year-on-year -42 +57 -31
Permanent jobs requiring a Graduate Developer 84 130 81
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South West 0.79% 1.28% 0.71%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.81% 1.32% 0.73%
Number of salaries quoted 80 53 80
South West median annual salary £23,000 £25,000 £25,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -8.00% - -
10th Percentile £19,750 £21,250 £21,000
90th Percentile £28,300 £32,500 £33,375
England median annual salary £27,500 £25,500 £25,750
% change year-on-year +7.84% -0.97% +3.00%

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the South West. 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 West
Permanent vacancies in the South West with a recognized job title 10,341 9,822 11,073
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 96.93% 96.69% 97.29%
Number of salaries quoted 8,585 8,180 9,312
South West median annual salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.25% - +6.67%
10th Percentile £25,000 £25,000 £24,000
90th Percentile £62,500 £63,750 £63,750
England median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £47,500
% change year-on-year +5.26% - +5.56%

Graduate Developer
Job Vacancy Trend in the South West

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

Job vacancy trend for Graduate Developer in the South West

Graduate Developer
Salary Trend in the South West

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

Salary trend for Graduate Developer in the South West

Graduate Developer
Job Locations in the South West

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Graduate Developer within the South West region over the 6 months to 26 April 2018. 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
Bristol -60 42 £25,000 - 7
Gloucestershire +43 20 £21,500 -18.10%
Dorset -38 13 £22,500 -25.00% 1
Wiltshire -9 7 £25,000 - 4
Cornwall - 2 £20,500 -
Graduate Developer
England

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

For the 6 months to 26 April 2018, Graduate Developer job roles required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all permanent job ads across the South West region featuring Graduate Developer in the job title.

1 56 (66.67%) Java
2 55 (65.48%) .NET
3 49 (58.33%) JavaScript
4 48 (57.14%) Degree
5 45 (53.57%) Computer Science
6 44 (52.38%) Microsoft
7 39 (46.43%) CSS
8 38 (45.24%) C#
9 37 (44.05%) HTML
9 37 (44.05%) SQL Server
10 30 (35.71%) SQL
11 28 (33.33%) Mathematics
12 26 (30.95%) ASP.NET
13 25 (29.76%) Oracle
14 23 (27.38%) Python
15 20 (23.81%) jQuery
16 19 (22.62%) Software Engineering
16 19 (22.62%) Relational Database
17 18 (21.43%) Oracle Database
17 18 (21.43%) Unit Testing
17 18 (21.43%) RDBMS
17 18 (21.43%) Agile Software Development
17 18 (21.43%) J2EE
18 17 (20.24%) MVC
18 17 (20.24%) Finance
18 17 (20.24%) Problem-Solving
19 16 (19.05%) AngularJS
19 16 (19.05%) HTML5
19 16 (19.05%) CSS3
20 15 (17.86%) Computer Science Degree

Graduate Developer Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in the South West 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 9 (10.71%) CMS
2 8 (9.52%) Umbraco
3 5 (5.95%) Apache Spark
4 1 (1.19%) JBoss
4 1 (1.19%) WebLogic
Applications
1 1 (1.19%) Microsoft Excel
1 1 (1.19%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 5 (5.95%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (1.19%) npm
Communications & Networking
1 1 (1.19%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 37 (44.05%) SQL Server
2 19 (22.62%) Relational Database
3 18 (21.43%) Oracle Database
3 18 (21.43%) RDBMS
4 5 (5.95%) Big Data
4 5 (5.95%) Hadoop
5 2 (2.38%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 1 (1.19%) MongoDB
Development Applications
1 8 (9.52%) Visual Studio
2 2 (2.38%) JMeter
2 2 (2.38%) Robot Framework
2 2 (2.38%) Selenium
2 2 (2.38%) Team Foundation Server
3 1 (1.19%) Git (software)
3 1 (1.19%) Jenkins
3 1 (1.19%) Maven
3 1 (1.19%) webpack
General
1 17 (20.24%) Finance
2 7 (8.33%) Electronics
2 7 (8.33%) Manufacturing
2 7 (8.33%) Marketing
2 7 (8.33%) Telecoms
3 1 (1.19%) Aerospace
3 1 (1.19%) Games
3 1 (1.19%) Legal
3 1 (1.19%) Publishing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 55 (65.48%) .NET
2 39 (46.43%) CSS
3 37 (44.05%) HTML
4 26 (30.95%) ASP.NET
5 20 (23.81%) jQuery
6 18 (21.43%) J2EE
7 16 (19.05%) AngularJS
7 16 (19.05%) CSS3
7 16 (19.05%) HTML5
8 12 (14.29%) Twitter Bootstrap
9 11 (13.10%) React
10 9 (10.71%) Node.js
11 8 (9.52%) LINQ
11 8 (9.52%) Razor View Engine
11 8 (9.52%) XML
12 7 (8.33%) KnockoutJS
12 7 (8.33%) RESTful
13 6 (7.14%) Apache Cordova
13 6 (7.14%) PhoneGap
14 5 (5.95%) Kafka
Miscellaneous
1 45 (53.57%) Computer Science
2 5 (5.95%) Analytical Skills
3 4 (4.76%) Client/Server
3 4 (4.76%) Self-Motivation
4 1 (1.19%) Driving Licence
4 1 (1.19%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 6 (7.14%) Windows
2 4 (4.76%) Android
3 3 (3.57%) Linux
4 2 (2.38%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 28 (33.33%) Mathematics
2 19 (22.62%) Software Engineering
3 18 (21.43%) Agile Software Development
3 18 (21.43%) Unit Testing
4 17 (20.24%) MVC
4 17 (20.24%) Problem-Solving
5 14 (16.67%) OO
6 9 (10.71%) OOP
7 7 (8.33%) Business Intelligence
7 7 (8.33%) Collaborative Working
7 7 (8.33%) Digital Marketing
7 7 (8.33%) E-Commerce
7 7 (8.33%) Mentoring
7 7 (8.33%) Programme Management
7 7 (8.33%) Web Development
8 6 (7.14%) Wireframes
9 5 (5.95%) Analytics
9 5 (5.95%) Machine Learning
9 5 (5.95%) Mobile Development
9 5 (5.95%) SDLC
Programming Languages
1 56 (66.67%) Java
2 49 (58.33%) JavaScript
3 38 (45.24%) C#
4 30 (35.71%) SQL
5 23 (27.38%) Python
6 14 (16.67%) C++
7 9 (10.71%) Perl
8 3 (3.57%) VB.NET
9 2 (2.38%) Bash Shell
9 2 (2.38%) Elixir
9 2 (2.38%) Erlang
9 2 (2.38%) T-SQL
9 2 (2.38%) TypeScript
10 1 (1.19%) Go
Qualifications
1 48 (57.14%) Degree
2 15 (17.86%) Computer Science Degree
3 12 (14.29%) Numerate Degree
4 4 (4.76%) Microsoft Certification
Vendors
1 44 (52.38%) Microsoft
2 25 (29.76%) Oracle
3 10 (11.90%) Google
4 7 (8.33%) SAP
5 2 (2.38%) Twitter