Period
to 21 July 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 July 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 Jul 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 234 211 261
Rank change year-on-year -23 +50 -32
Permanent jobs requiring a Graduate Developer 117 139 90
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South West 1.08% 1.32% 0.81%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.12% 1.36% 0.83%
Number of salaries quoted 103 104 89
South West median annual salary £25,000 £23,750 £25,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.26% -6.86% +2.00%
10th Percentile £19,750 £21,075 £21,250
90th Percentile £28,750 £32,500 £37,500
England median annual salary £26,500 £25,500 £25,500
% change year-on-year +3.92% - +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 10,456 10,242 10,829
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 96.72% 97.27% 97.29%
Number of salaries quoted 8,678 8,552 9,081
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 £25,000 £24,000
90th Percentile £65,000 £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
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 July 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 July 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 -29 68 £25,000 +5.26% 12
Gloucestershire +34 23 £23,000 -8.00% 2
Somerset +40 16 £27,000 +3.85% 2
Wiltshire -2 5 £27,500 +10.00% 1
Dorset -46 3 £30,000 +11.11%
Cornwall - 2 £21,750 -
Graduate Developer
England

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

For the 6 months to 21 July 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 84 (71.79%) .NET
2 76 (64.96%) Degree
3 75 (64.10%) SQL Server
4 70 (59.83%) Java
4 70 (59.83%) JavaScript
5 64 (54.70%) C#
5 64 (54.70%) Computer Science
6 54 (46.15%) HTML
7 49 (41.88%) Microsoft
8 47 (40.17%) OO
9 40 (34.19%) CSS
10 39 (33.33%) Oracle
11 38 (32.48%) SQL
12 35 (29.91%) Mathematics
13 34 (29.06%) ASP.NET
13 34 (29.06%) Python
14 31 (26.50%) C++
15 29 (24.79%) RDBMS
15 29 (24.79%) Relational Database
16 28 (23.93%) Agile Software Development
17 27 (23.08%) Games
17 27 (23.08%) jQuery
18 26 (22.22%) Problem-Solving
19 24 (20.51%) Computer Science Degree
19 24 (20.51%) XML
20 23 (19.66%) J2EE
20 23 (19.66%) E-Commerce
20 23 (19.66%) OOP
20 23 (19.66%) Unit Testing
20 23 (19.66%) Web Development

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 14 (11.97%) CMS
2 13 (11.11%) Umbraco
3 7 (5.98%) SharePoint
4 6 (5.13%) Sitecore CMS
5 3 (2.56%) IIS
6 1 (0.85%) Apache
6 1 (0.85%) JBoss
6 1 (0.85%) Tomcat
6 1 (0.85%) WebLogic
Applications
1 2 (1.71%) Microsoft Excel
Business Applications
1 7 (5.98%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (0.85%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 13 (11.11%) Microsoft Azure
2 7 (5.98%) Dynamics 365
3 1 (0.85%) Azure Data Factory
Communications & Networking
1 8 (6.84%) HTTP
2 6 (5.13%) DNS
2 6 (5.13%) FTP
2 6 (5.13%) SMTP
2 6 (5.13%) SSL
3 1 (0.85%) SMS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 75 (64.10%) SQL Server
2 29 (24.79%) RDBMS
2 29 (24.79%) Relational Database
3 23 (19.66%) Oracle Database
4 7 (5.98%) MySQL
5 6 (5.13%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 3 (2.56%) PostgreSQL
7 2 (1.71%) SQL Server 2008
8 1 (0.85%) Blockchain
8 1 (0.85%) MongoDB
8 1 (0.85%) NoSQL
8 1 (0.85%) Power BI
8 1 (0.85%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 11 (9.40%) Team Foundation Server
1 11 (9.40%) Visual Studio
2 6 (5.13%) Log4Net
3 2 (1.71%) Git (software)
4 1 (0.85%) Jenkins
4 1 (0.85%) JMeter
4 1 (0.85%) Maven
4 1 (0.85%) Robot Framework
4 1 (0.85%) Selenium
General
1 27 (23.08%) Games
2 21 (17.95%) Finance
3 15 (12.82%) Electronics
3 15 (12.82%) Manufacturing
3 15 (12.82%) Marketing
3 15 (12.82%) Telecoms
4 6 (5.13%) Retail
5 1 (0.85%) Legal
5 1 (0.85%) Publishing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 84 (71.79%) .NET
2 54 (46.15%) HTML
3 40 (34.19%) CSS
4 34 (29.06%) ASP.NET
5 27 (23.08%) jQuery
6 24 (20.51%) XML
7 23 (19.66%) J2EE
8 13 (11.11%) JSON
8 13 (11.11%) RESTful
9 12 (10.26%) HTML5
10 9 (7.69%) AngularJS
10 9 (7.69%) CSS3
11 7 (5.98%) ASP.NET Web API
11 7 (5.98%) Redux
12 6 (5.13%) Apache Cordova
12 6 (5.13%) KnockoutJS
12 6 (5.13%) PhoneGap
12 6 (5.13%) Razor View Engine
12 6 (5.13%) React
12 6 (5.13%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 64 (54.70%) Computer Science
2 10 (8.55%) Analytical Skills
3 9 (7.69%) Self-Motivation
4 6 (5.13%) Data Structures
4 6 (5.13%) Driving Licence
4 6 (5.13%) Mobile App
5 3 (2.56%) Greenfield Project
6 1 (0.85%) EPoS
6 1 (0.85%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 8 (6.84%) Android
1 8 (6.84%) Windows
2 7 (5.98%) Apple iOS
3 4 (3.42%) Linux
4 2 (1.71%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 47 (40.17%) OO
2 35 (29.91%) Mathematics
3 28 (23.93%) Agile Software Development
4 26 (22.22%) Problem-Solving
5 23 (19.66%) E-Commerce
5 23 (19.66%) OOP
5 23 (19.66%) Unit Testing
5 23 (19.66%) Web Development
6 22 (18.80%) MVC
7 20 (17.09%) Software Engineering
8 19 (16.24%) Physics
8 19 (16.24%) Scrum
8 19 (16.24%) SDLC
9 16 (13.68%) Business Intelligence
10 15 (12.82%) Digital Marketing
10 15 (12.82%) Programme Management
11 14 (11.97%) Mentoring
12 11 (9.40%) Mobile Development
13 8 (6.84%) TDD
14 7 (5.98%) Data Modelling
Programming Languages
1 70 (59.83%) Java
1 70 (59.83%) JavaScript
2 64 (54.70%) C#
3 38 (32.48%) SQL
4 34 (29.06%) Python
5 31 (26.50%) C++
6 16 (13.68%) Perl
7 7 (5.98%) T-SQL
8 6 (5.13%) Apple Swift
8 6 (5.13%) TypeScript
9 3 (2.56%) C
10 2 (1.71%) PHP
10 2 (1.71%) VB.NET
11 1 (0.85%) Bash Shell
11 1 (0.85%) Elixir
11 1 (0.85%) Erlang
11 1 (0.85%) Go
11 1 (0.85%) VB
11 1 (0.85%) VBA
Qualifications
1 76 (64.96%) Degree
2 24 (20.51%) Computer Science Degree
3 9 (7.69%) Numerate Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (0.85%) QA
Vendors
1 49 (41.88%) Microsoft
2 39 (33.33%) Oracle
3 15 (12.82%) SAP
4 14 (11.97%) Google
5 6 (5.13%) Sitecore
6 1 (0.85%) RedGate