Period
to 15 October 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 15 October 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
15 Oct 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 210 185 250
Rank change year-on-year -25 +65 0
Permanent jobs requiring a Graduate Developer 120 159 89
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South West 1.16% 1.57% 0.83%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.21% 1.61% 0.85%
Number of salaries quoted 104 144 75
South West median annual salary £25,000 £25,000 £25,000
10th Percentile £21,250 £21,075 £21,250
90th Percentile £29,250 £30,000 £37,500
England median annual salary £27,500 £26,000 £25,500
% change year-on-year +5.77% +1.96% +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 9,956 9,888 10,456
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 96.59% 97.69% 97.12%
Number of salaries quoted 8,207 8,242 8,859
South West median annual salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.25% - +3.90%
10th Percentile £25,000 £24,500 £24,250
90th Percentile £65,000 £62,500 £62,500
England median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £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 15 October 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 15 October 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 -27 57 £25,000 - 3
Somerset +47 23 £27,000 +8.00% 1
Gloucestershire +28 17 £27,500 +10.00% 1
Wiltshire -4 10 £23,500 -14.55% 1
Devon +15 6 £25,000 -5.66% 2
Dorset -52 6 £30,000 +25.00% 6
Cornwall - 1 £23,000 -
Graduate Developer
England

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

For the 6 months to 15 October 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 90 (75.00%) Degree
2 77 (64.17%) .NET
3 68 (56.67%) Computer Science
4 66 (55.00%) SQL Server
5 64 (53.33%) Java
6 63 (52.50%) C#
7 62 (51.67%) JavaScript
8 48 (40.00%) OO
9 44 (36.67%) HTML
10 41 (34.17%) SQL
11 37 (30.83%) Agile Software Development
12 36 (30.00%) Microsoft
13 35 (29.17%) Games
14 32 (26.67%) Mathematics
14 32 (26.67%) Computer Science Degree
15 30 (25.00%) Physics
15 30 (25.00%) jQuery
15 30 (25.00%) Python
15 30 (25.00%) Oracle
15 30 (25.00%) CSS
15 30 (25.00%) XML
16 27 (22.50%) ASP.NET
16 27 (22.50%) Scrum
17 25 (20.83%) Relational Database
18 24 (20.00%) C++
18 24 (20.00%) RDBMS
19 23 (19.17%) SDLC
20 20 (16.67%) OOP
20 20 (16.67%) Web Development
21 19 (15.83%) E-Commerce

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 13 (10.83%) CMS
1 13 (10.83%) Umbraco
2 7 (5.83%) SharePoint
3 6 (5.00%) Sitecore CMS
4 3 (2.50%) IIS
5 1 (0.83%) Apache
5 1 (0.83%) Tomcat
Applications
1 2 (1.67%) Microsoft Excel
Business Applications
1 7 (5.83%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (0.83%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 13 (10.83%) Microsoft Azure
2 7 (5.83%) Dynamics 365
3 1 (0.83%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (0.83%) Azure Data Factory
3 1 (0.83%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 8 (6.67%) HTTP
2 6 (5.00%) DNS
2 6 (5.00%) FTP
2 6 (5.00%) SMTP
2 6 (5.00%) SSL
3 1 (0.83%) SMS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 66 (55.00%) SQL Server
2 25 (20.83%) Relational Database
3 24 (20.00%) RDBMS
4 18 (15.00%) Oracle Database
5 10 (8.33%) MySQL
6 6 (5.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 4 (3.33%) NoSQL
8 3 (2.50%) PostgreSQL
9 2 (1.67%) MongoDB
9 2 (1.67%) SQL Server 2008
10 1 (0.83%) Blockchain
10 1 (0.83%) Power BI
10 1 (0.83%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 11 (9.17%) Team Foundation Server
2 6 (5.00%) Log4Net
2 6 (5.00%) Visual Studio
3 3 (2.50%) Git (software)
4 2 (1.67%) Eclipse
General
1 35 (29.17%) Games
2 12 (10.00%) Finance
3 11 (9.17%) Electronics
3 11 (9.17%) Manufacturing
3 11 (9.17%) Marketing
3 11 (9.17%) Telecoms
4 7 (5.83%) Retail
5 1 (0.83%) Financial Institution
5 1 (0.83%) Law
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 77 (64.17%) .NET
2 44 (36.67%) HTML
3 30 (25.00%) CSS
3 30 (25.00%) jQuery
3 30 (25.00%) XML
4 27 (22.50%) ASP.NET
5 18 (15.00%) J2EE
6 14 (11.67%) RESTful
7 13 (10.83%) JSON
8 11 (9.17%) React
9 10 (8.33%) Ajax
10 8 (6.67%) ASP.NET Web API
11 7 (5.83%) Redux
12 6 (5.00%) .NET Framework
12 6 (5.00%) Razor View Engine
13 5 (4.17%) WCF
13 5 (4.17%) Web Services
13 5 (4.17%) XSLT
14 4 (3.33%) HTML5
14 4 (3.33%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 68 (56.67%) Computer Science
2 11 (9.17%) Analytical Skills
3 9 (7.50%) Self-Motivation
4 6 (5.00%) Data Structures
4 6 (5.00%) Mobile App
5 5 (4.17%) Driving Licence
6 3 (2.50%) Greenfield Project
7 2 (1.67%) Enterprise Software
8 1 (0.83%) EPoS
8 1 (0.83%) Fintech
8 1 (0.83%) Hybrid Cloud
8 1 (0.83%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 14 (11.67%) Android
2 8 (6.67%) Windows
3 7 (5.83%) Apple iOS
4 4 (3.33%) Linux
5 1 (0.83%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 48 (40.00%) OO
2 37 (30.83%) Agile Software Development
3 32 (26.67%) Mathematics
4 30 (25.00%) Physics
5 27 (22.50%) Scrum
6 23 (19.17%) SDLC
7 20 (16.67%) OOP
7 20 (16.67%) Web Development
8 19 (15.83%) E-Commerce
9 18 (15.00%) Unit Testing
10 17 (14.17%) MVC
11 16 (13.33%) Software Engineering
12 15 (12.50%) Problem-Solving
13 12 (10.00%) Business Intelligence
14 11 (9.17%) Digital Marketing
14 11 (9.17%) Mobile Development
14 11 (9.17%) Programme Management
15 10 (8.33%) Mentoring
16 8 (6.67%) TDD
17 7 (5.83%) Data Modelling
Programming Languages
1 64 (53.33%) Java
2 63 (52.50%) C#
3 62 (51.67%) JavaScript
4 41 (34.17%) SQL
5 30 (25.00%) Python
6 24 (20.00%) C++
7 11 (9.17%) Perl
8 9 (7.50%) PHP
8 9 (7.50%) T-SQL
9 8 (6.67%) TypeScript
10 6 (5.00%) Apple Swift
11 5 (4.17%) Scala
12 4 (3.33%) C
13 2 (1.67%) Go
14 1 (0.83%) VB
14 1 (0.83%) VB.NET
14 1 (0.83%) VBA
Qualifications
1 90 (75.00%) Degree
2 32 (26.67%) Computer Science Degree
3 6 (5.00%) Numerate Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (1.67%) QA
Vendors
1 36 (30.00%) Microsoft
2 30 (25.00%) Oracle
3 17 (14.17%) Google
4 11 (9.17%) SAP
5 6 (5.00%) Sitecore
6 1 (0.83%) RedGate