The median annual salary for a Graduate Software Developer was £23,750 in advertised job vacancies in the South West during the 3 months to 26 June 2017.

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

Graduate Software Developer
England / South West
3 months to
26 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 182 230 232
Rank change year-on-year +48 +2  
Permanent jobs requiring a Graduate Software Developer 62 6 17
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South West 1.17% 0.12% 0.28%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.20% 0.12% 0.29%
Number of salaries quoted 49 6 17
Median salary £23,750 £23,000 £25,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +3.26% -8.00%  
90% offered a salary of more than £20,000 £21,250 £23,300
10% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £24,000 £28,500
UK excluding London median salary £25,500 £25,000 £25,000
% change year-on-year +2.00% -  

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 West. 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 West
Permanent job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 5151 5050 5839
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the South West 97.06% 97.62% 97.15%
Number of salaries quoted 4281 4276 4924
Median salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +6.66%  
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,000 £23,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £55,500 £55,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +2.40% +3.75%  

Graduate Software Developer
Job Vacancy Trend in the South West

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

Job vacancy trend for Graduate Software Developer in the South West

Graduate Software Developer
Salary Trend in the South West

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

Salary trend for Graduate Software Developer in the South West

Graduate Software Developer
Salary Histogram in the South West

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Graduate Software Developer in the South West over the 3 months to 26 June 2017.

Salary histogram for Graduate Software Developer in the South West

Graduate Software 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 Software Developer within the South West region over the 3 months to 26 June 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
Bristol - 54 £23,125 - 6
Dorset - 5 £30,000 - 2
Gloucestershire -6 1 £22,500 -2.17%
Somerset - 1 - -
Graduate Software Developer
England

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

For the 6 months to 26 June 2017, Graduate Software 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 Software Developer in the job title.

1 97 (94.17%) Java
2 87 (84.47%) Computer Science
3 71 (68.93%) Mathematics
4 70 (67.96%) OO
5 69 (66.99%) C++
5 69 (66.99%) SQL
6 60 (58.25%) XML
7 58 (56.31%) SDLC
8 36 (34.95%) Degree
9 31 (30.10%) .NET
10 23 (22.33%) Computer Science Degree
11 22 (21.36%) C#
12 20 (19.42%) SQL Server
12 20 (19.42%) Microsoft
13 19 (18.45%) ASP.NET
13 19 (18.45%) Oracle
13 19 (18.45%) JavaScript
14 14 (13.59%) HTML
14 14 (13.59%) CSS
15 13 (12.62%) Python
16 12 (11.65%) Software Engineering
17 11 (10.68%) OOP
17 11 (10.68%) RDBMS
17 11 (10.68%) J2EE
17 11 (10.68%) Numerate Degree
17 11 (10.68%) Oracle Database
17 11 (10.68%) Relational Database
18 10 (9.71%) jQuery
18 10 (9.71%) RESTful
18 10 (9.71%) Agile Software Development

Graduate Software 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:

Business Applications
1 2 (1.94%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 3 (2.91%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (0.97%) GitHub
2 1 (0.97%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 1 (0.97%) FTP
1 1 (0.97%) HTTP
1 1 (0.97%) SSH
1 1 (0.97%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 20 (19.42%) SQL Server
2 11 (10.68%) Oracle Database
2 11 (10.68%) RDBMS
2 11 (10.68%) Relational Database
3 1 (0.97%) CouchDB
3 1 (0.97%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 1 (0.97%) Atlassian Bamboo
1 1 (0.97%) Bitbucket
1 1 (0.97%) Git (software)
1 1 (0.97%) JIRA
General
1 2 (1.94%) Electronics
1 2 (1.94%) Finance
1 2 (1.94%) Manufacturing
1 2 (1.94%) Marketing
1 2 (1.94%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 60 (58.25%) XML
2 31 (30.10%) .NET
3 19 (18.45%) ASP.NET
4 14 (13.59%) CSS
4 14 (13.59%) HTML
5 11 (10.68%) J2EE
6 10 (9.71%) jQuery
6 10 (9.71%) RESTful
7 3 (2.91%) Web Services
8 2 (1.94%) ASP.NET MVC
9 1 (0.97%) ASP.NET Web API
9 1 (0.97%) HTML5
9 1 (0.97%) JSON
9 1 (0.97%) KnockoutJS
9 1 (0.97%) LAMP
9 1 (0.97%) SOAP
9 1 (0.97%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 87 (84.47%) Computer Science
2 2 (1.94%) Mobile App
3 1 (0.97%) Greenfield Project
Operating Systems
1 7 (6.80%) Android
2 2 (1.94%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 71 (68.93%) Mathematics
2 70 (67.96%) OO
3 58 (56.31%) SDLC
4 12 (11.65%) Software Engineering
5 11 (10.68%) OOP
6 10 (9.71%) Agile Software Development
7 8 (7.77%) E-Commerce
8 6 (5.83%) Unit Testing
9 5 (4.85%) MVC
10 2 (1.94%) Business Intelligence
10 2 (1.94%) Cybersecurity
10 2 (1.94%) Digital Marketing
10 2 (1.94%) Mobile Application Development
10 2 (1.94%) Programme Management
11 1 (0.97%) Continuous Integration
11 1 (0.97%) MVVM
11 1 (0.97%) Open Source
11 1 (0.97%) Waterfall
11 1 (0.97%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 97 (94.17%) Java
2 69 (66.99%) C++
2 69 (66.99%) SQL
3 22 (21.36%) C#
4 19 (18.45%) JavaScript
5 13 (12.62%) Python
6 8 (7.77%) Perl
7 2 (1.94%) Bash Shell
8 1 (0.97%) PHP
8 1 (0.97%) PowerShell
8 1 (0.97%) TypeScript
8 1 (0.97%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 36 (34.95%) Degree
2 23 (22.33%) Computer Science Degree
3 11 (10.68%) Numerate Degree
4 2 (1.94%) Master's Degree
4 2 (1.94%) SC Cleared
4 2 (1.94%) Security Cleared
Vendors
1 20 (19.42%) Microsoft
2 19 (18.45%) Oracle
3 2 (1.94%) SAP
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