The median annual salary for a Graduate Software Engineer was £27,500 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 Engineer
England / South West
Rank 208 243 216
Rank change year-on-year +35 -27  
Permanent jobs requiring a Graduate Software Engineer 24 10 30
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South West 0.48% 0.17% 0.50%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.49% 0.18% 0.51%
Number of salaries quoted 20 10 30
Median salary £27,500 £27,250 £21,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +0.91% +26.74%  
90% offered a salary of more than £23,500 £25,000 £20,000
10% offered a salary of more than £37,500 £30,000 £25,050
UK excluding London median salary £30,000 £26,500 £26,500
% change year-on-year +13.20% -  

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 Engineer
Job Vacancy Trend in the South West

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

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
Salary Histogram in the South West

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

Salary histogram 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 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 +11 11 £28,000 +1.81%
Gloucestershire +12 8 £23,500 -9.61%
Wiltshire - 2 £30,500 -
Somerset -6 1 £29,000 -3.33% 1
Devon - 1 £27,000 -
Dorset - 1 £22,500 -
Graduate Software Engineer
England

Graduate Software Engineer Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 26 March 2017, Graduate Software Engineer 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 Engineer in the job title.

1 34 (100.00%) Software Engineering
2 28 (82.35%) C++
3 26 (76.47%) Java
4 20 (58.82%) C
5 16 (47.06%) Python
5 16 (47.06%) Agile Software Development
6 14 (41.18%) Security Cleared
7 13 (38.24%) OO
8 11 (32.35%) Linux
8 11 (32.35%) Spring
9 10 (29.41%) Degree
10 9 (26.47%) OOD
10 9 (26.47%) C#
11 8 (23.53%) JUnit
11 8 (23.53%) EJB
11 8 (23.53%) ITIL
11 8 (23.53%) Apache
11 8 (23.53%) Red Hat
11 8 (23.53%) Service Delivery
11 8 (23.53%) Java EE
11 8 (23.53%) JIRA
11 8 (23.53%) JSF
11 8 (23.53%) Scrum
11 8 (23.53%) Open Source
11 8 (23.53%) CentOS
11 8 (23.53%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 8 (23.53%) EasyMock
11 8 (23.53%) Wiki
11 8 (23.53%) Atlassian Bamboo
11 8 (23.53%) Confluence

Graduate Software Engineer 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:

Application Platforms
1 8 (23.53%) Apache
1 8 (23.53%) Confluence
Cloud Services
1 4 (11.76%) IaaS
1 4 (11.76%) PaaS
1 4 (11.76%) SaaS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (8.82%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 8 (23.53%) Atlassian Bamboo
1 8 (23.53%) Bitbucket
1 8 (23.53%) EasyMock
1 8 (23.53%) Jenkins
1 8 (23.53%) JIRA
1 8 (23.53%) JUnit
General
1 4 (11.76%) Games
2 3 (8.82%) Military
3 1 (2.94%) Aerospace
3 1 (2.94%) Avionics
3 1 (2.94%) Electronics
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (32.35%) Spring
2 8 (23.53%) EJB
2 8 (23.53%) Java EE
2 8 (23.53%) JSF
3 5 (14.71%) .NET
4 4 (11.76%) HTML
4 4 (11.76%) Theano
4 4 (11.76%) Unity (Game Engine)
5 3 (8.82%) CSS
5 3 (8.82%) Hibernate
5 3 (8.82%) JSON
5 3 (8.82%) REST
5 3 (8.82%) SOAP
5 3 (8.82%) Spring MVC
5 3 (8.82%) Web Services
5 3 (8.82%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 8 (23.53%) Wiki
2 5 (14.71%) Computer Science
3 4 (11.76%) 3D Graphics
Operating Systems
1 11 (32.35%) Linux
2 8 (23.53%) CentOS
2 8 (23.53%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 5 (14.71%) Unix
4 3 (8.82%) Android
4 3 (8.82%) Apple iOS
4 3 (8.82%) Solaris
4 3 (8.82%) Windows
5 2 (5.88%) Embedded Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 34 (100.00%) Software Engineering
2 16 (47.06%) Agile Software Development
3 13 (38.24%) OO
4 9 (26.47%) OOD
5 8 (23.53%) DevOps
5 8 (23.53%) ITIL
5 8 (23.53%) Open Source
5 8 (23.53%) Scrum
5 8 (23.53%) Service Delivery
6 4 (11.76%) Artificial Intelligence
6 4 (11.76%) Bayesian Methods
6 4 (11.76%) Computer Vision
6 4 (11.76%) Configuration Management
6 4 (11.76%) Deep Learning
6 4 (11.76%) Game Theory
6 4 (11.76%) Machine Learning
7 3 (8.82%) MVC
7 3 (8.82%) Regression Testing
7 3 (8.82%) SOA
7 3 (8.82%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 28 (82.35%) C++
2 26 (76.47%) Java
3 20 (58.82%) C
4 16 (47.06%) Python
5 9 (26.47%) C#
6 7 (20.59%) JavaScript
7 4 (11.76%) Fortran
7 4 (11.76%) Scala
8 2 (5.88%) Embedded C
8 2 (5.88%) Embedded C++
9 1 (2.94%) Ada
9 1 (2.94%) SQL
Qualifications
1 14 (41.18%) Security Cleared
2 10 (29.41%) Degree
3 4 (11.76%) PhD
4 1 (2.94%) Chartered Engineer
4 1 (2.94%) SC Cleared
System Software
1 1 (2.94%) Virtual Machines
Vendors
1 8 (23.53%) Red Hat
2 7 (20.59%) Oracle
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