Period
to 13 December 2018

The median annual salary for a Graduate Software Engineer was £27,500 in advertised job vacancies in the South West during the 6 months to 13 December 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
13 Dec 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 293 306 330
Rank change year-on-year +13 +24 -31
Permanent jobs requiring a Graduate Software Engineer 30 32 20
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South West 0.30% 0.31% 0.19%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.31% 0.32% 0.19%
Number of salaries quoted 13 26 17
South West median annual salary £27,500 £25,000 £27,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +10.00% -9.09% +10.00%
10th Percentile £21,600 £19,000 £22,000
90th Percentile £36,250 £30,750 £30,150
England median annual salary £30,000 £29,000 £26,250
% change year-on-year +3.45% +10.48% +5.00%

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 9,678 10,003 10,396
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 96.49% 97.55% 96.96%
Number of salaries quoted 7,803 8,286 8,768
South West median annual salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.25% - +1.27%
10th Percentile £25,500 £24,625 £24,500
90th Percentile £67,500 £62,500 £62,500
England median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year - +5.26% +1.06%

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 13 December 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
Gloucestershire +31 17 - - 2
Bristol -1 4 £24,250 -3.00% 1
Dorset -2 4 £32,500 +8.33% 5
Somerset +22 3 £27,500 - 3
Wiltshire -7 2 £27,500 +10.00%
Graduate Software Engineer
England

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

For the 6 months to 13 December 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 30 (100.00%) Software Engineering
2 21 (70.00%) Continuous Integration
3 20 (66.67%) Degree
4 15 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
5 12 (40.00%) Information Security
5 12 (40.00%) C++
5 12 (40.00%) Continuous Improvement
5 12 (40.00%) Cybersecurity
5 12 (40.00%) Line Management
5 12 (40.00%) Software Delivery
5 12 (40.00%) SDLC
5 12 (40.00%) Numerate Degree
6 11 (36.67%) Electronics
7 9 (30.00%) C
7 9 (30.00%) TDD
7 9 (30.00%) DV Cleared
7 9 (30.00%) Security Cleared
8 8 (26.67%) Time Management
8 8 (26.67%) Military
8 8 (26.67%) Windows
8 8 (26.67%) Linux
8 8 (26.67%) Continuous Delivery
8 8 (26.67%) Big Data
9 7 (23.33%) Python
10 6 (20.00%) Java
10 6 (20.00%) Computer Science
11 5 (16.67%) Business Development
11 5 (16.67%) Unit Testing
12 4 (13.33%) SOLID
12 4 (13.33%) BDD

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:

Cloud Services
1 2 (6.67%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (3.33%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (26.67%) Big Data
2 2 (6.67%) CouchDB
2 2 (6.67%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 3 (10.00%) Visual Studio
2 2 (6.67%) Git (software)
General
1 11 (36.67%) Electronics
2 8 (26.67%) Military
3 3 (10.00%) Telecoms
4 2 (6.67%) Finance
4 2 (6.67%) Manufacturing
4 2 (6.67%) Marketing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (10.00%) JSON
2 2 (6.67%) .NET
2 2 (6.67%) AngularJS
2 2 (6.67%) ASP.NET
2 2 (6.67%) ASP.NET MVC
2 2 (6.67%) ASP.NET MVC 4
2 2 (6.67%) ASP.NET Web API
2 2 (6.67%) CSS
2 2 (6.67%) HTML
2 2 (6.67%) HTML5
2 2 (6.67%) jQuery
3 1 (3.33%) JDBC
3 1 (3.33%) JMS
3 1 (3.33%) REST
3 1 (3.33%) SOAP
3 1 (3.33%) XML
Operating Systems
1 8 (26.67%) Linux
1 8 (26.67%) Windows
2 4 (13.33%) Unix
3 2 (6.67%) Debian
3 2 (6.67%) Ubuntu
3 2 (6.67%) Windows Server
3 2 (6.67%) Windows Server 2012
4 1 (3.33%) Embedded Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 30 (100.00%) Software Engineering
2 21 (70.00%) Continuous Integration
3 15 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
4 12 (40.00%) Continuous Improvement
4 12 (40.00%) Cybersecurity
4 12 (40.00%) Information Security
4 12 (40.00%) Line Management
4 12 (40.00%) SDLC
4 12 (40.00%) Software Delivery
5 9 (30.00%) TDD
6 8 (26.67%) Continuous Delivery
6 8 (26.67%) Time Management
7 6 (20.00%) Computer Science
8 5 (16.67%) Business Development
8 5 (16.67%) Unit Testing
9 4 (13.33%) BDD
9 4 (13.33%) Information Assurance
9 4 (13.33%) OO
9 4 (13.33%) SOLID
9 4 (13.33%) Visualisation
Programming Languages
1 12 (40.00%) C++
2 9 (30.00%) C
3 7 (23.33%) Python
4 6 (20.00%) Java
5 4 (13.33%) JavaScript
6 3 (10.00%) C#
7 2 (6.67%) Bash Shell
7 2 (6.67%) Embedded C
7 2 (6.67%) PowerShell
8 1 (3.33%) Embedded C++
Qualifications
1 20 (66.67%) Degree
2 12 (40.00%) Numerate Degree
3 9 (30.00%) DV Cleared
3 9 (30.00%) Security Cleared
4 4 (13.33%) SC Cleared
System Software
1 2 (6.67%) VMware Infrastructure
1 2 (6.67%) Xen
Vendors
1 2 (6.67%) SAP
1 2 (6.67%) VMware
2 1 (3.33%) Microsoft