The median annual salary for a Graduate Software Engineer was £32,500 in advertised job vacancies in Surrey during the 3 months to 30 March 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
South East / Surrey
3 months to
30 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 163 200 202
Rank change year-on-year +37 +2  
Permanent jobs requiring a Graduate Software Engineer 1 13 9
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Surrey 0.035% 0.31% 0.20%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.037% 0.31% 0.20%
Number of salaries quoted 1 13 9
Median salary £32,500 £26,500 £26,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +22.64% -  
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 Surrey. 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
Surrey
Permanent job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 2717 4162 4394
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Surrey 96.42% 97.68% 97.54%
Number of salaries quoted 2193 3567 3650
Median salary £45,000 £44,500 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +1.12% +4.70%  
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £65,000 £62,500
UK excluding London median salary £41,995 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +1.19% +3.75%  

Graduate Software Engineer
Job Vacancy Trend in Surrey

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

Job vacancy trend for Graduate Software Engineer in Surrey

Graduate Software Engineer
Salary Trend in Surrey

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

Salary trend for Graduate Software Engineer in Surrey

Graduate Software Engineer Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in Surrey

For the 6 months to 30 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 Surrey region featuring Graduate Software Engineer in the job title.

1 10 (100.00%) Software Engineering
2 9 (90.00%) Degree
3 7 (70.00%) C++
4 5 (50.00%) Computer Science
5 3 (30.00%) Multithreading
5 3 (30.00%) Multithreaded Programming
5 3 (30.00%) Qt
5 3 (30.00%) VC++
5 3 (30.00%) SQL Server
6 1 (10.00%) MS Office
6 1 (10.00%) ASP.NET
6 1 (10.00%) CSS
6 1 (10.00%) XML
6 1 (10.00%) XSLT
6 1 (10.00%) Python
6 1 (10.00%) PhD
6 1 (10.00%) Firmware
6 1 (10.00%) HTML
6 1 (10.00%) Java
6 1 (10.00%) JavaScript
6 1 (10.00%) PHP
6 1 (10.00%) SQL
6 1 (10.00%) .NET
6 1 (10.00%) MySQL
6 1 (10.00%) Signal Processing
6 1 (10.00%) Algorithms
6 1 (10.00%) Schematic Capture
6 1 (10.00%) Electronics
6 1 (10.00%) VHDL
6 1 (10.00%) Field-Programmable Gate Array

Graduate Software Engineer Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in Surrey 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:

Applications
1 1 (10.00%) MS Office
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (30.00%) SQL Server
2 1 (10.00%) MySQL
General
1 1 (10.00%) Electronics
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (30.00%) Qt
2 1 (10.00%) .NET
2 1 (10.00%) ASP.NET
2 1 (10.00%) CSS
2 1 (10.00%) HTML
2 1 (10.00%) XML
2 1 (10.00%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 5 (50.00%) Computer Science
2 1 (10.00%) Algorithms
2 1 (10.00%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
2 1 (10.00%) VHDL
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (100.00%) Software Engineering
2 3 (30.00%) Multithreaded Programming
2 3 (30.00%) Multithreading
3 1 (10.00%) Mathematics
3 1 (10.00%) Physics
3 1 (10.00%) Schematic Capture
3 1 (10.00%) Signal Processing
Programming Languages
1 7 (70.00%) C++
2 3 (30.00%) VC++
3 1 (10.00%) Java
3 1 (10.00%) JavaScript
3 1 (10.00%) PHP
3 1 (10.00%) Python
3 1 (10.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 9 (90.00%) Degree
2 1 (10.00%) PhD
2 1 (10.00%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 1 (10.00%) Firmware