Period
to 23 February 2018

The median annual salary for a Graduate Software Engineer was £25,000 in advertised job vacancies in the South West during the 6 months to 23 February 2018.

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

Graduate Software Engineer
England > South West
6 months to
23 Feb 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 306 307 320
Rank change year-on-year +1 +13 -25
Permanent jobs requiring a Graduate Software Engineer 28 36 29
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South West 0.27% 0.35% 0.25%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.28% 0.36% 0.25%
Number of salaries quoted 26 27 29
South West median annual salary £25,000 £27,500 £25,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -9.09% +10.00% +13.64%
10th Percentile £19,000 £21,750 £19,000
90th Percentile £30,750 £38,750 £34,750
England median annual salary £29,000 £27,500 £26,500
% change year-on-year +5.45% +3.77% -

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 9,922 10,104 11,410
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 96.97% 96.92% 97.18%
Number of salaries quoted 8,178 8,460 9,603
South West median annual salary £40,362 £40,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +0.90% - +6.67%
10th Percentile £24,500 £25,000 £24,000
90th Percentile £62,500 £63,750 £62,500
England median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £47,500
% change year-on-year +5.26% - +5.56%

Graduate Software Engineer
Job Vacancy Trend in the South West

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

Job vacancy trend for Graduate Software Engineer in the South West

Graduate Software Engineer
Salary Trend in the South West

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

Salary trend for Graduate Software Engineer in the South West

Graduate Software Engineer
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 Engineer within the South West region over the 6 months to 23 February 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 -6 18 £25,500 -8.93% 3
Dorset - 5 £30,000 -
Somerset +5 3 £25,000 +4.17% 1
Gloucestershire +26 2 £22,750 -3.19%
Graduate Software Engineer
England

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

For the 6 months to 23 February 2018, Graduate Software Engineer 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 Software Engineer in the job title.

1 28 (100.00%) Software Engineering
2 20 (71.43%) Computer Science
3 17 (60.71%) Java
4 15 (53.57%) Degree
5 14 (50.00%) SQL
6 9 (32.14%) JavaScript
6 9 (32.14%) HTML
6 9 (32.14%) Computer Science Degree
7 8 (28.57%) C++
8 7 (25.00%) WebLogic
8 7 (25.00%) Struts
8 7 (25.00%) JBoss
8 7 (25.00%) Finance
8 7 (25.00%) Eclipse
8 7 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
8 7 (25.00%) Banking
8 7 (25.00%) MyBatis
8 7 (25.00%) Analytical Skills
8 7 (25.00%) Eclipse RCP
8 7 (25.00%) Spring
8 7 (25.00%) WebSphere
8 7 (25.00%) SWT
8 7 (25.00%) French Language
8 7 (25.00%) German Language
8 7 (25.00%) QA
8 7 (25.00%) Problem Management
8 7 (25.00%) GWT
8 7 (25.00%) Unit Testing
9 6 (21.43%) Acceptance Criteria
9 6 (21.43%) Business Analysis

Graduate Software Engineer 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 7 (25.00%) JBoss
1 7 (25.00%) WebLogic
1 7 (25.00%) WebSphere
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (7.14%) Big Data
1 2 (7.14%) Data Mining
2 1 (3.57%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 7 (25.00%) Eclipse
1 7 (25.00%) Eclipse RCP
General
1 7 (25.00%) Banking
1 7 (25.00%) Finance
1 7 (25.00%) French Language
1 7 (25.00%) German Language
2 3 (10.71%) Games
3 2 (7.14%) Electronics
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (32.14%) HTML
2 7 (25.00%) GWT
2 7 (25.00%) MyBatis
2 7 (25.00%) Spring
2 7 (25.00%) Struts
2 7 (25.00%) SWT
3 1 (3.57%) .NET
3 1 (3.57%) HTML5
3 1 (3.57%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 20 (71.43%) Computer Science
2 7 (25.00%) Analytical Skills
3 6 (21.43%) User Experience
4 1 (3.57%) Digital Media
Operating Systems
1 3 (10.71%) Linux
2 2 (7.14%) Unix
2 2 (7.14%) Windows
3 1 (3.57%) Android
3 1 (3.57%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 28 (100.00%) Software Engineering
2 7 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
2 7 (25.00%) Problem Management
2 7 (25.00%) Unit Testing
3 6 (21.43%) Acceptance Criteria
3 6 (21.43%) Business Analysis
3 6 (21.43%) OO
4 2 (7.14%) Game Development
4 2 (7.14%) Mathematics
4 2 (7.14%) OOP
5 1 (3.57%) Continuous Integration
5 1 (3.57%) Cybersecurity
5 1 (3.57%) OOD
5 1 (3.57%) TDD
5 1 (3.57%) Test Automation
5 1 (3.57%) Work Breakdown Structure
Programming Languages
1 17 (60.71%) Java
2 14 (50.00%) SQL
3 9 (32.14%) JavaScript
4 8 (28.57%) C++
5 4 (14.29%) Python
6 3 (10.71%) C#
7 1 (3.57%) C
Qualifications
1 15 (53.57%) Degree
2 9 (32.14%) Computer Science Degree
3 1 (3.57%) Master's Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (25.00%) QA