Period
to 21 January 2018

The median annual salary for a Graduate Developer was £25,000 in advertised job vacancies in the South West during the 6 months to 21 January 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
21 Jan 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 224 220 256
Rank change year-on-year -4 +36 -10
Permanent jobs requiring a Graduate Developer 114 127 94
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South West 1.14% 1.22% 0.82%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.17% 1.26% 0.84%
Number of salaries quoted 111 51 90
South West median annual salary £25,000 £25,000 £23,750
Median salary % change year-on-year - +5.26% +3.26%
10th Percentile £19,750 £21,250 £19,750
90th Percentile £32,500 £32,500 £31,375
England median annual salary £27,000 £25,500 £25,000
% change year-on-year +5.88% +2.00% -

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 9,711 10,091 11,216
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 97.09% 96.74% 97.31%
Number of salaries quoted 8,019 8,487 9,481
South West median annual salary £40,000 £40,000 £39,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +1.27% +5.33%
10th Percentile £24,500 £25,000 £24,000
90th Percentile £62,500 £63,750 £61,250
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
Salary Histogram in the South West

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Graduate Developer in the South West over the 6 months to 21 January 2018.

Salary histogram 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 21 January 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 -58 55 £25,500 +2.00% 12
Dorset -10 19 £24,000 -12.73% 1
Wiltshire +9 14 £27,500 +10.00% 1
Gloucestershire +45 10 £21,500 -12.24% 7
Somerset +1 9 £25,000 +11.11%
Devon +14 6 £26,500 +12.77%
Cornwall - 1 £20,500 -
Graduate Developer
England

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

For the 6 months to 21 January 2018, Graduate 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 West region featuring Graduate Developer in the job title.

1 78 (68.42%) Java
2 75 (65.79%) Degree
3 71 (62.28%) Computer Science
4 60 (52.63%) JavaScript
5 59 (51.75%) SQL
6 53 (46.49%) .NET
7 44 (38.60%) Mathematics
7 44 (38.60%) Microsoft
8 38 (33.33%) CSS
9 36 (31.58%) SQL Server
10 34 (29.82%) HTML
10 34 (29.82%) Agile Software Development
11 30 (26.32%) C#
12 26 (22.81%) Python
13 24 (21.05%) Unit Testing
14 23 (20.18%) Relational Database
15 22 (19.30%) Computer Science Degree
15 22 (19.30%) ASP.NET
16 20 (17.54%) C++
16 20 (17.54%) J2EE
16 20 (17.54%) Oracle
16 20 (17.54%) RDBMS
16 20 (17.54%) Oracle Database
17 18 (15.79%) OO
18 17 (14.91%) Software Engineering
18 17 (14.91%) Node.js
19 16 (14.04%) React
20 15 (13.16%) jQuery
20 15 (13.16%) XML
21 14 (12.28%) Finance

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 8 (7.02%) Apache Spark
1 8 (7.02%) CMS
1 8 (7.02%) Umbraco
2 4 (3.51%) OpenStack
3 1 (0.88%) Confluence
3 1 (0.88%) IIS
3 1 (0.88%) nginx
3 1 (0.88%) SharePoint
Applications
1 1 (0.88%) Microsoft Excel
1 1 (0.88%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 1 (0.88%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 8 (7.02%) Amazon AWS
2 3 (2.63%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (0.88%) npm
Communications & Networking
1 1 (0.88%) HTTP
1 1 (0.88%) Internet
1 1 (0.88%) SMS
1 1 (0.88%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 36 (31.58%) SQL Server
2 23 (20.18%) Relational Database
3 20 (17.54%) Oracle Database
3 20 (17.54%) RDBMS
4 8 (7.02%) Big Data
5 5 (4.39%) Hadoop
5 5 (4.39%) NoSQL
5 5 (4.39%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 5 (4.39%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 4 (3.51%) Data Warehouse
6 4 (3.51%) Power BI
6 4 (3.51%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 3 (2.63%) Amazon Redshift
7 3 (2.63%) Apache Cassandra
7 3 (2.63%) OrientDB
7 3 (2.63%) PostgreSQL
8 1 (0.88%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 4 (3.51%) Git (software)
2 2 (1.75%) Eclipse
3 1 (0.88%) JIRA
3 1 (0.88%) JMeter
3 1 (0.88%) Mercurial
3 1 (0.88%) Moq
3 1 (0.88%) MSTest
3 1 (0.88%) NUnit
3 1 (0.88%) Robot Framework
3 1 (0.88%) Selenium
3 1 (0.88%) Subversion
3 1 (0.88%) Team Foundation Server
3 1 (0.88%) webpack
General
1 14 (12.28%) Finance
2 3 (2.63%) Electronics
3 2 (1.75%) Games
4 1 (0.88%) Aerospace
4 1 (0.88%) Manufacturing
4 1 (0.88%) Marketing
4 1 (0.88%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 53 (46.49%) .NET
2 38 (33.33%) CSS
3 34 (29.82%) HTML
4 22 (19.30%) ASP.NET
5 20 (17.54%) J2EE
6 17 (14.91%) Node.js
7 16 (14.04%) React
8 15 (13.16%) jQuery
8 15 (13.16%) XML
9 12 (10.53%) AngularJS
9 12 (10.53%) RESTful
10 10 (8.77%) HTML5
11 8 (7.02%) LINQ
11 8 (7.02%) Razor View Engine
11 8 (7.02%) Spring
12 7 (6.14%) CSS3
12 7 (6.14%) Web Services
13 6 (5.26%) Twitter Bootstrap
14 5 (4.39%) Hibernate
14 5 (4.39%) Kafka
Miscellaneous
1 71 (62.28%) Computer Science
2 5 (4.39%) Analytical Skills
3 4 (3.51%) Client/Server
3 4 (3.51%) Greenfield Project
4 3 (2.63%) User Experience
5 2 (1.75%) Digital Media
6 1 (0.88%) e-Learning
6 1 (0.88%) Enterprise Software
6 1 (0.88%) MPEG
Operating Systems
1 7 (6.14%) Android
2 6 (5.26%) Linux
3 5 (4.39%) Unix
4 4 (3.51%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 44 (38.60%) Mathematics
2 34 (29.82%) Agile Software Development
3 24 (21.05%) Unit Testing
4 18 (15.79%) OO
5 17 (14.91%) Software Engineering
6 13 (11.40%) MVC
7 12 (10.53%) Mentoring
8 11 (9.65%) Prototyping
9 10 (8.77%) Collaborative Working
9 10 (8.77%) Physics
9 10 (8.77%) SDLC
10 8 (7.02%) Analytics
10 8 (7.02%) Continuous Integration
10 8 (7.02%) Machine Learning
11 7 (6.14%) TDD
12 6 (5.26%) Business Intelligence
12 6 (5.26%) Microservices
12 6 (5.26%) Scrum
12 6 (5.26%) Test Automation
12 6 (5.26%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 78 (68.42%) Java
2 60 (52.63%) JavaScript
3 59 (51.75%) SQL
4 30 (26.32%) C#
5 26 (22.81%) Python
6 20 (17.54%) C++
7 6 (5.26%) T-SQL
7 6 (5.26%) TypeScript
8 3 (2.63%) PHP
8 3 (2.63%) VB.NET
9 1 (0.88%) Bash Shell
9 1 (0.88%) Elixir
9 1 (0.88%) Erlang
9 1 (0.88%) Groovy
9 1 (0.88%) Perl
9 1 (0.88%) VB
Qualifications
1 75 (65.79%) Degree
2 22 (19.30%) Computer Science Degree
3 13 (11.40%) Numerate Degree
4 5 (4.39%) Microsoft Certification
5 1 (0.88%) Master's Degree
5 1 (0.88%) MCP
System Software
1 5 (4.39%) Docker
Vendors
1 44 (38.60%) Microsoft
2 20 (17.54%) Oracle
3 6 (5.26%) Google
4 3 (2.63%) Zend
5 2 (1.75%) Twitter
6 1 (0.88%) SAP