The median annual salary for a Graduate Software Engineer was £25,500 in advertised job vacancies in the South West during the 3 months to 24 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 Engineer
England / South West
3 months to
24 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 216 228 222
Rank change year-on-year +12 -6  
Permanent jobs requiring a Graduate Software Engineer 17 13 29
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South West 0.33% 0.25% 0.48%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.34% 0.25% 0.50%
Number of salaries quoted 16 12 29
Median salary £25,500 £30,000 £23,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -15.00% +27.65%  
90% offered a salary of more than £19,000 £27,050 £20,000
10% offered a salary of more than £28,500 £30,250 £30,000
UK excluding London median salary £26,000 £27,500 £25,000
% change year-on-year -5.45% +10.00%  

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 5067 5129 5828
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the South West 96.99% 97.64% 97.15%
Number of salaries quoted 4214 4347 4914
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 £55,000 £55,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +2.40% +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 24 June 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 24 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 -11 11 £22,500 -22.41% 2
Somerset +1 3 £25,250 -8.18% 1
Gloucestershire -4 2 £27,000 -10.74%
Dorset - 1 £30,000 -
Graduate Software Engineer
England

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

For the 6 months to 24 June 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 41 (100.00%) Software Engineering
2 32 (78.05%) C++
3 28 (68.29%) Java
4 21 (51.22%) C
5 17 (41.46%) Python
6 16 (39.02%) Computer Science
7 15 (36.59%) Degree
8 12 (29.27%) Linux
9 11 (26.83%) OO
10 10 (24.39%) Security Cleared
10 10 (24.39%) Agile Software Development
10 10 (24.39%) C#
11 9 (21.95%) Spring
12 8 (19.51%) JavaScript
13 7 (17.07%) Open Source
14 6 (14.63%) DevOps
14 6 (14.63%) Confluence
14 6 (14.63%) Bitbucket
14 6 (14.63%) Jenkins
14 6 (14.63%) Wiki
14 6 (14.63%) Atlassian Bamboo
14 6 (14.63%) CentOS
14 6 (14.63%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
14 6 (14.63%) EasyMock
14 6 (14.63%) JSF
14 6 (14.63%) Artificial Intelligence
14 6 (14.63%) Java EE
14 6 (14.63%) JIRA
14 6 (14.63%) Service Delivery
14 6 (14.63%) Red Hat

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 6 (14.63%) Apache
1 6 (14.63%) Confluence
2 1 (2.44%) JBoss
2 1 (2.44%) WebLogic
2 1 (2.44%) WebSphere
Business Applications
1 1 (2.44%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 2 (4.88%) IaaS
1 2 (4.88%) PaaS
1 2 (4.88%) SaaS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (4.88%) Relational Database
2 1 (2.44%) CouchDB
Development Applications
1 6 (14.63%) Atlassian Bamboo
1 6 (14.63%) Bitbucket
1 6 (14.63%) EasyMock
1 6 (14.63%) Jenkins
1 6 (14.63%) JIRA
1 6 (14.63%) JUnit
2 1 (2.44%) Eclipse
2 1 (2.44%) Eclipse RCP
General
1 4 (9.76%) Electronics
1 4 (9.76%) Games
2 2 (4.88%) Finance
2 2 (4.88%) Military
3 1 (2.44%) Aerospace
3 1 (2.44%) Banking
3 1 (2.44%) French Language
3 1 (2.44%) German Language
3 1 (2.44%) Manufacturing
3 1 (2.44%) Marketing
3 1 (2.44%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (21.95%) Spring
2 6 (14.63%) EJB
2 6 (14.63%) Java EE
2 6 (14.63%) JSF
3 4 (9.76%) .NET
3 4 (9.76%) Natural Language Processing
3 4 (9.76%) Theano
3 4 (9.76%) Unity (Game Engine)
4 3 (7.32%) HTML
4 3 (7.32%) XML
5 2 (4.88%) CSS
5 2 (4.88%) Hibernate
5 2 (4.88%) JSON
5 2 (4.88%) REST
5 2 (4.88%) SOAP
5 2 (4.88%) Spring MVC
5 2 (4.88%) Web Services
6 1 (2.44%) GWT
6 1 (2.44%) MyBatis
6 1 (2.44%) SWT
Miscellaneous
1 16 (39.02%) Computer Science
2 6 (14.63%) Wiki
3 4 (9.76%) 3D Graphics
4 2 (4.88%) CAN bus
5 1 (2.44%) Embedded Systems
5 1 (2.44%) Greenfield Project
Operating Systems
1 12 (29.27%) Linux
2 6 (14.63%) CentOS
2 6 (14.63%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 4 (9.76%) Android
3 4 (9.76%) Apple iOS
3 4 (9.76%) Unix
4 3 (7.32%) Embedded Linux
5 2 (4.88%) Solaris
5 2 (4.88%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 41 (100.00%) Software Engineering
2 11 (26.83%) OO
3 10 (24.39%) Agile Software Development
4 7 (17.07%) Open Source
5 6 (14.63%) Artificial Intelligence
5 6 (14.63%) DevOps
5 6 (14.63%) ITIL
5 6 (14.63%) OOD
5 6 (14.63%) Scrum
5 6 (14.63%) Service Delivery
6 5 (12.20%) Mathematics
7 4 (9.76%) Bayesian Methods
7 4 (9.76%) Computer Vision
7 4 (9.76%) Cybersecurity
7 4 (9.76%) Deep Learning
7 4 (9.76%) Game Theory
7 4 (9.76%) Machine Learning
8 3 (7.32%) Configuration Management
8 3 (7.32%) Unit Testing
9 2 (4.88%) SDLC
Programming Languages
1 32 (78.05%) C++
2 28 (68.29%) Java
3 21 (51.22%) C
4 17 (41.46%) Python
5 10 (24.39%) C#
6 8 (19.51%) JavaScript
7 4 (9.76%) Fortran
7 4 (9.76%) Scala
8 2 (4.88%) Bash Shell
8 2 (4.88%) Embedded C
8 2 (4.88%) Embedded C++
8 2 (4.88%) SQL
9 1 (2.44%) Ada
9 1 (2.44%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 15 (36.59%) Degree
2 10 (24.39%) Security Cleared
3 5 (12.20%) Computer Science Degree
4 4 (9.76%) PhD
5 1 (2.44%) Chartered Engineer
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.44%) QA
Vendors
1 6 (14.63%) Red Hat
2 4 (9.76%) Oracle
3 1 (2.44%) SAP
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