The median annual salary for a Graduate Software Developer was £30,000 in advertised job vacancies in the South West during the 3 months to 26 March 2017.

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

3 months to
26 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Graduate Software Developer
England / South West
Rank 191 239 235
Rank change year-on-year +48 -4  
Permanent jobs requiring a Graduate Software Developer 41 14 11
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South West 0.82% 0.24% 0.18%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.84% 0.25% 0.19%
Number of salaries quoted 7 14 11
Median salary £30,000 £22,500 £25,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +33.33% -10.00%  
UK excluding London median salary £25,000 £25,000 £23,750
% change year-on-year - +5.26%  

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 4855 5684 5853
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the South West 96.66% 96.72% 97.76%
Number of salaries quoted 4048 4697 4899
Median salary £40,000 £39,500 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +1.26% +5.33%  
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,000 £23,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £57,000 £60,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,000 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +1.20% +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
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 March 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 +31 36 £23,750 +5.55% 4
Dorset - 5 £30,000 -
Graduate Software Developer
England

Graduate Software Developer Skill Set
Top 28 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 26 March 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 99 (98.02%) Java
1 99 (98.02%) SQL
1 99 (98.02%) Computer Science
2 93 (92.08%) SDLC
3 92 (91.09%) OO
4 91 (90.10%) C++
4 91 (90.10%) XML
4 91 (90.10%) Mathematics
5 9 (8.91%) Agile Software Development
5 9 (8.91%) .NET
6 8 (7.92%) C#
6 8 (7.92%) ASP.NET
6 8 (7.92%) Degree
7 7 (6.93%) RESTful
8 5 (4.95%) Android
9 4 (3.96%) MVC
10 3 (2.97%) Software Engineering
10 3 (2.97%) JavaScript
10 3 (2.97%) ASP.NET MVC
11 2 (1.98%) Mobile App
11 2 (1.98%) Mobile Application Development
11 2 (1.98%) Web Services
12 1 (0.99%) Requirements Analysis
12 1 (0.99%) OOD
12 1 (0.99%) Microsoft
12 1 (0.99%) SQL Server
12 1 (0.99%) VB
12 1 (0.99%) Mentoring

Graduate Software Developer Skill Set
Top Related 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:

Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (0.99%) SQL Server
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 91 (90.10%) XML
2 9 (8.91%) .NET
3 8 (7.92%) ASP.NET
4 7 (6.93%) RESTful
5 3 (2.97%) ASP.NET MVC
6 2 (1.98%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 99 (98.02%) Computer Science
2 2 (1.98%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 5 (4.95%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 93 (92.08%) SDLC
2 92 (91.09%) OO
3 91 (90.10%) Mathematics
4 9 (8.91%) Agile Software Development
5 4 (3.96%) MVC
6 3 (2.97%) Software Engineering
7 2 (1.98%) Mobile Application Development
8 1 (0.99%) Mentoring
8 1 (0.99%) OOD
8 1 (0.99%) Requirements Analysis
Programming Languages
1 99 (98.02%) Java
1 99 (98.02%) SQL
2 91 (90.10%) C++
3 8 (7.92%) C#
4 3 (2.97%) JavaScript
5 1 (0.99%) VB
Qualifications
1 8 (7.92%) Degree
Vendors
1 1 (0.99%) Microsoft
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