Period
to 21 November 2017

The median annual salary for a Graduate Software Developer was £25,000 in advertised job vacancies in the South West during the 6 months to 21 November 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
6 months to
21 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 225 301 327
Rank change year-on-year +76 +26 +5
Permanent jobs requiring a Graduate Software Developer 110 45 36
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South West 1.06% 0.41% 0.30%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.09% 0.43% 0.31%
Number of salaries quoted 105 12 36
South West median annual salary £25,000 £24,000 £24,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.17% - +5.49%
10th Percentile £21,250 £21,250 £20,688
90th Percentile £32,500 £31,750 £27,500
England median annual salary £26,000 £26,000 £24,000
% change year-on-year - +8.33% +2.13%

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 10082 10518 11474
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 97.52% 96.98% 97.11%
Number of salaries quoted 8354 8888 9712
South West median annual salary £40,000 £40,000 £39,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +2.56% +4.00%
10th Percentile £24,500 £24,713 £23,500
90th Percentile £62,500 £62,500 £62,500
England median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £46,000
% change year-on-year +5.26% +3.26% +2.22%

Graduate Software Developer
Job Vacancy Trend in the South West

Job postings that featured Graduate Software Developer in the job title as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in the South West.

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 6 months to 21 November 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 6 months to 21 November 2017. 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 +11 74 £25,000 +7.53% 2
Dorset +16 16 £30,000 -7.69%
Wiltshire +12 11 £27,500 +10.00% 3
Somerset +4 6 £25,000 -
Devon +20 2 £27,500 +37.50%
Gloucestershire +29 1 £22,500 -25.00%
Graduate Software Developer
England

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

For the 6 months to 21 November 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 96 (87.27%) Java
2 89 (80.91%) Computer Science
3 74 (67.27%) Degree
4 54 (49.09%) SQL
5 53 (48.18%) Mathematics
6 52 (47.27%) .NET
7 41 (37.27%) Microsoft
8 40 (36.36%) JavaScript
9 36 (32.73%) SQL Server
10 31 (28.18%) C++
10 31 (28.18%) Computer Science Degree
11 30 (27.27%) Oracle
11 30 (27.27%) OO
12 28 (25.45%) J2EE
12 28 (25.45%) RDBMS
12 28 (25.45%) Oracle Database
12 28 (25.45%) Relational Database
13 27 (24.55%) Unit Testing
14 25 (22.73%) Agile Software Development
14 25 (22.73%) CSS
14 25 (22.73%) XML
15 23 (20.91%) Python
16 22 (20.00%) ASP.NET
16 22 (20.00%) C#
17 21 (19.09%) HTML
17 21 (19.09%) Numerate Degree
18 20 (18.18%) SDLC
19 15 (13.64%) RESTful
19 15 (13.64%) Software Engineering
20 11 (10.00%) Android

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:

Application Platforms
1 4 (3.64%) OpenStack
2 1 (0.91%) IIS
Business Applications
1 3 (2.73%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 6 (5.45%) Amazon AWS
2 5 (4.55%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (0.91%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 1 (0.91%) HTTP
1 1 (0.91%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 36 (32.73%) SQL Server
2 28 (25.45%) Oracle Database
2 28 (25.45%) RDBMS
2 28 (25.45%) Relational Database
3 4 (3.64%) NoSQL
4 1 (0.91%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 1 (0.91%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 5 (4.55%) Git (software)
2 1 (0.91%) Atlassian Bamboo
2 1 (0.91%) Bitbucket
2 1 (0.91%) JIRA
2 1 (0.91%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 7 (6.36%) Finance
2 2 (1.82%) Electronics
2 2 (1.82%) Games
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 52 (47.27%) .NET
2 28 (25.45%) J2EE
3 25 (22.73%) CSS
3 25 (22.73%) XML
4 22 (20.00%) ASP.NET
5 21 (19.09%) HTML
6 15 (13.64%) RESTful
7 6 (5.45%) Web Services
8 4 (3.64%) ASP.NET Web API
8 4 (3.64%) JSON
8 4 (3.64%) Node.js
8 4 (3.64%) React
9 3 (2.73%) jQuery
10 2 (1.82%) AngularJS
10 2 (1.82%) HTML5
11 1 (0.91%) KnockoutJS
11 1 (0.91%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 89 (80.91%) Computer Science
2 5 (4.55%) Analytical Skills
2 5 (4.55%) Greenfield Project
3 2 (1.82%) Digital Media
4 1 (0.91%) Client/Server
4 1 (0.91%) MPEG
Operating Systems
1 11 (10.00%) Android
2 5 (4.55%) Linux
3 4 (3.64%) Unix
4 1 (0.91%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 53 (48.18%) Mathematics
2 30 (27.27%) OO
3 27 (24.55%) Unit Testing
4 25 (22.73%) Agile Software Development
5 20 (18.18%) SDLC
6 15 (13.64%) Software Engineering
7 10 (9.09%) Physics
7 10 (9.09%) Prototyping
8 9 (8.18%) OOP
9 8 (7.27%) Continuous Integration
9 8 (7.27%) Mentoring
10 7 (6.36%) Collaborative Working
11 6 (5.45%) TDD
11 6 (5.45%) Test Automation
12 5 (4.55%) MVC
12 5 (4.55%) Waterfall
13 4 (3.64%) Continuous Delivery
13 4 (3.64%) DevOps
13 4 (3.64%) Microservices
13 4 (3.64%) Software Delivery
Programming Languages
1 96 (87.27%) Java
2 54 (49.09%) SQL
3 40 (36.36%) JavaScript
4 31 (28.18%) C++
5 23 (20.91%) Python
6 22 (20.00%) C#
7 5 (4.55%) TypeScript
8 4 (3.64%) T-SQL
9 2 (1.82%) Perl
10 1 (0.91%) Bash Shell
10 1 (0.91%) Groovy
10 1 (0.91%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 74 (67.27%) Degree
2 31 (28.18%) Computer Science Degree
3 21 (19.09%) Numerate Degree
4 6 (5.45%) Master's Degree
5 1 (0.91%) Microsoft Certification
System Software
1 5 (4.55%) Docker
Vendors
1 41 (37.27%) Microsoft
2 30 (27.27%) Oracle