The median annual salary for a Graduate Software Developer was £22,000 in advertised job vacancies in Southampton during the 3 months to 25 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 Developer
Hampshire / Southampton
3 months to
25 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 62 74 82
Rank change year-on-year +12 +8  
Permanent jobs requiring a Graduate Software Developer 8 8 3
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Southampton 1.44% 1.10% 0.39%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.47% 1.13% 0.39%
Number of salaries quoted 8 8 3
Median salary £22,000 £22,500 £25,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -2.22% -10.00%  
UK excluding London median salary £25,500 £25,000 £25,000
% change year-on-year +2.00% -  

The next table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all job roles in permanent job vacancies advertised in Southampton. 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
Southampton
Permanent job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 543 711 760
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Southampton 97.49% 98.07% 98.96%
Number of salaries quoted 499 668 604
Median salary £40,000 £38,750 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +3.22% -3.12%  
90% offered a salary of more than £24,500 £25,500 £23,750
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £55,000 £50,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +2.40% +3.75%  

Graduate Software Developer
Job Vacancy Trend in Southampton

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Southampton that featured Graduate Software Developer in the job title.

Job vacancy trend for Graduate Software Developer in Southampton

Graduate Software Developer
Salary Trend in Southampton

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

Salary trend for Graduate Software Developer in Southampton

Graduate Software Developer
Salary Histogram in Southampton

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Graduate Software Developer in Southampton over the 3 months to 25 June 2017.

Salary histogram for Graduate Software Developer in Southampton

Graduate Software Developer Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in Southampton

For the 6 months to 25 June 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 Southampton region featuring Graduate Software Developer in the job title.

1 8 (88.89%) C#
1 8 (88.89%) .NET
2 7 (77.78%) ASP.NET
2 7 (77.78%) Degree
2 7 (77.78%) Computer Science
3 6 (66.67%) Software Engineering
3 6 (66.67%) CSS
3 6 (66.67%) SQL
3 6 (66.67%) HTML
4 5 (55.56%) Java
4 5 (55.56%) Microsoft
5 4 (44.44%) Web Development
5 4 (44.44%) JavaScript
5 4 (44.44%) PHP
5 4 (44.44%) VB.NET
5 4 (44.44%) Oracle
5 4 (44.44%) SQL Server
5 4 (44.44%) MS Access
6 3 (33.33%) MVC
6 3 (33.33%) Computer Science Degree
7 2 (22.22%) ASP.NET MVC
7 2 (22.22%) RESTful
7 2 (22.22%) Agile Software Development
7 2 (22.22%) SharePoint
7 2 (22.22%) Web Services
8 1 (11.11%) JSON
8 1 (11.11%) Mathematics
8 1 (11.11%) Physics
8 1 (11.11%) Microsoft Azure
8 1 (11.11%) WPF

Graduate Software Developer Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in Southampton 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 2 (22.22%) SharePoint
Cloud Services
1 1 (11.11%) Microsoft Azure
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (44.44%) MS Access
1 4 (44.44%) SQL Server
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (88.89%) .NET
2 7 (77.78%) ASP.NET
3 6 (66.67%) CSS
3 6 (66.67%) HTML
4 2 (22.22%) ASP.NET MVC
4 2 (22.22%) RESTful
4 2 (22.22%) Web Services
5 1 (11.11%) JSON
5 1 (11.11%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 7 (77.78%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 1 (11.11%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (66.67%) Software Engineering
2 4 (44.44%) Web Development
3 3 (33.33%) MVC
4 2 (22.22%) Agile Software Development
5 1 (11.11%) Mathematics
5 1 (11.11%) Physics
5 1 (11.11%) SDLC
Programming Languages
1 8 (88.89%) C#
2 6 (66.67%) SQL
3 5 (55.56%) Java
4 4 (44.44%) JavaScript
4 4 (44.44%) PHP
4 4 (44.44%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 7 (77.78%) Degree
2 3 (33.33%) Computer Science Degree
Vendors
1 5 (55.56%) Microsoft
2 4 (44.44%) Oracle