Period
to 19 September 2019

The median annual salary for a Graduate Developer was £30,000 in advertised job vacancies during the 6 months to 19 September 2019.

The first table below provides salary benchmarking and summary statistics including a comparison to same period in the previous 2 years.

Graduate Developer
UK
6 months to
19 Sep 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 415 363 357
Rank change year-on-year -52 -6 +28
Permanent jobs requiring a Graduate Developer 992 1,502 1,652
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.70% 0.90% 0.93%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.73% 0.93% 0.97%
Number of salaries quoted 884 1,369 1,525
UK median annual salary £30,000 £27,000 £26,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +11.11% +3.85% +4.00%
10th Percentile £21,250 £21,250 £20,000
90th Percentile £45,000 £38,750 £37,500
UK excluding London median annual salary £27,500 £25,000 £25,000
% change year-on-year +10.00% - -

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all permanent IT job vacancies. 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
UK
Permanent vacancies in the UK with a recognized job title 135,358 160,847 170,384
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 95.77% 96.06% 96.03%
Number of salaries quoted 107,742 129,610 136,592
UK median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +5.26% -
10th Percentile £28,000 £27,500 £27,500
90th Percentile £85,000 £82,500 £78,750
UK excluding London median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year - +5.88% -

Graduate Developer
Job Vacancy Trend

Job postings that featured Graduate Developer in the job title as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised.

Job vacancy trend for Graduate Developer in the UK

Graduate Developer
Salary Trend

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

Salary trend for Graduate Developer in the UK

Graduate Developer
Salary Histogram

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Graduate Developer over the 6 months to 19 September 2019.

Salary histogram for Graduate Developer in the UK

Graduate Developer
Top 16 Job Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Graduate Developer within the UK over the 6 months to 19 September 2019. 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
England -49 945 £30,000 +9.09% 162
UK excluding London -63 646 £27,500 +10.00% 128
London -18 327 £32,500 - 42
South East +9 295 £30,000 +13.21% 38
North of England -11 138 £26,250 +10.53% 30
North West +39 95 £28,750 +15.00% 16
South West -37 69 £25,000 - 20
Midlands -37 62 £25,000 +2.04% 13
East of England -49 54 £25,000 -7.41% 19
Yorkshire -13 42 £25,000 +13.64% 11
West Midlands -44 39 £25,000 - 10
East Midlands +8 23 £27,500 +27.91% 3
Scotland -1 19 £24,000 -3.03% 7
Wales +6 8 £22,750 +1.11% 1
North East +22 1 £22,000 +4.76% 3
Northern Ireland -8 1 - -

Graduate Developer Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills

For the 6 months to 19 September 2019, Graduate Developer 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 featuring Graduate Developer in the job title.

1 649 (65.42%) C#
2 580 (58.47%) Degree
3 512 (51.61%) .NET
4 413 (41.63%) Computer Science
5 384 (38.71%) JavaScript
6 351 (35.38%) Agile Software Development
7 344 (34.68%) Java
8 292 (29.44%) ASP.NET
9 291 (29.33%) SQL
10 286 (28.83%) HTML
11 266 (26.81%) CSS
12 264 (26.61%) MVC
13 235 (23.69%) Computer Science Degree
14 222 (22.38%) SQL Server
15 198 (19.96%) Software Engineering
16 172 (17.34%) Finance
17 164 (16.53%) Python
18 161 (16.23%) Microsoft
19 159 (16.03%) AngularJS
20 156 (15.73%) C++
21 144 (14.52%) Mathematics
22 133 (13.41%) PHP
23 124 (12.50%) ASP.NET MVC
24 108 (10.89%) OO
24 108 (10.89%) Azure
25 107 (10.79%) Analytical Skills
26 102 (10.28%) OOP
27 101 (10.18%) Docker
28 99 (9.98%) Web Development
29 95 (9.58%) Git (software)

Graduate Developer Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills 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 29 (2.92%) Elasticsearch
2 8 (0.81%) IIS
3 6 (0.60%) CMS
3 6 (0.60%) WordPress
4 5 (0.50%) ColdFusion
5 4 (0.40%) Tomcat
6 2 (0.20%) Apache
7 1 (0.10%) GemFire
7 1 (0.10%) JBoss
7 1 (0.10%) SAS
7 1 (0.10%) Umbraco
Applications
1 12 (1.21%) Microsoft Excel
2 9 (0.91%) Microsoft Office
3 7 (0.71%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 4 (0.40%) Adobe Captivate
4 4 (0.40%) Adobe Creative Suite
5 2 (0.20%) S-PLUS
6 1 (0.10%) Notepad++
Business Applications
1 6 (0.60%) Oracle Applications
2 3 (0.30%) Unit4 Business World
3 2 (0.20%) Salesforce.com CRM
4 1 (0.10%) Dynamics CRM
4 1 (0.10%) Visualfiles
Cloud Services
1 108 (10.89%) Azure
2 34 (3.43%) AWS
3 19 (1.92%) GitHub
4 15 (1.51%) SaaS
5 5 (0.50%) Power Platform
6 3 (0.30%) Sage Pay
6 3 (0.30%) Slack
7 2 (0.20%) Cloud Computing
8 1 (0.10%) Amazon EC2
8 1 (0.10%) Amazon S3
8 1 (0.10%) AWS Lambda
8 1 (0.10%) DigitalOcean
8 1 (0.10%) Dynamics 365
8 1 (0.10%) Heroku
8 1 (0.10%) Office 365
8 1 (0.10%) Serverless
Communications & Networking
1 3 (0.30%) Bluetooth
1 3 (0.30%) Internet
2 2 (0.20%) HTTP
2 2 (0.20%) Intranet
3 1 (0.10%) SSH
3 1 (0.10%) TCP/IP
3 1 (0.10%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 222 (22.38%) SQL Server
2 57 (5.75%) MySQL
3 53 (5.34%) Relational Database
4 38 (3.83%) PostgreSQL
5 31 (3.13%) NoSQL
6 28 (2.82%) SQL Server 2016
7 13 (1.31%) MongoDB
8 10 (1.01%) Big Data
9 9 (0.91%) SQL Server Reporting Services
10 8 (0.81%) Oracle Database
10 8 (0.81%) SQL Server Integration Services
11 6 (0.60%) Data Warehouse
11 6 (0.60%) Oracle Database 11g
11 6 (0.60%) Oracle Database 12c
12 5 (0.50%) Power BI
13 3 (0.30%) SQL Server 2014
14 2 (0.20%) RDBMS
14 2 (0.20%) SQL Server 2005
14 2 (0.20%) SQL Server 2008
14 2 (0.20%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 95 (9.58%) Git (software)
2 43 (4.33%) Visual Studio
3 38 (3.83%) Subversion
4 37 (3.73%) Jenkins
5 13 (1.31%) JIRA
6 8 (0.81%) Team Foundation Server
7 7 (0.71%) JUnit
8 6 (0.60%) Eclipse
8 6 (0.60%) Oracle APEX
9 5 (0.50%) Mockito
10 4 (0.40%) Maven
10 4 (0.40%) Xcode
11 3 (0.30%) CocoaPods
11 3 (0.30%) Gradle
11 3 (0.30%) NUnit
11 3 (0.30%) SoapUI
11 3 (0.30%) TeamCity
12 2 (0.20%) JIRA Agile
12 2 (0.20%) Sonatype Nexus
12 2 (0.20%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
General
1 172 (17.34%) Finance
2 61 (6.15%) Games
3 45 (4.54%) Banking
4 40 (4.03%) Marketing
5 35 (3.53%) Retail
6 30 (3.02%) Public Sector
7 28 (2.82%) Investment Banking
8 10 (1.01%) Advertising
9 7 (0.71%) Financial Institution
9 7 (0.71%) Telecoms
10 5 (0.50%) Automotive
10 5 (0.50%) Manufacturing
11 2 (0.20%) Front Office
11 2 (0.20%) Publishing
12 1 (0.10%) Back Office
12 1 (0.10%) Electronics
12 1 (0.10%) Online Betting
12 1 (0.10%) Pharmaceutical
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 512 (51.61%) .NET
2 292 (29.44%) ASP.NET
3 286 (28.83%) HTML
4 266 (26.81%) CSS
5 159 (16.03%) AngularJS
6 124 (12.50%) ASP.NET MVC
7 76 (7.66%) .NET Framework
8 71 (7.16%) React
9 68 (6.85%) RESTful
10 67 (6.75%) ASP.NET Web API
11 64 (6.45%) jQuery
12 62 (6.25%) .NET Core
12 62 (6.25%) WCF
13 57 (5.75%) Node.js
14 54 (5.44%) Web Services
15 52 (5.24%) ASP.NET MVC 5
16 49 (4.94%) WinForms
17 47 (4.74%) HTML5
18 43 (4.33%) Entity Framework
19 34 (3.43%) Django
Miscellaneous
1 107 (10.79%) Analytical Skills
2 68 (6.85%) Mobile App
3 60 (6.05%) Algorithms
4 51 (5.14%) User Experience
5 42 (4.23%) Data Structures
5 42 (4.23%) Hedge funds
6 37 (3.73%) Self-Motivation
7 35 (3.53%) Derivative
8 26 (2.62%) Tandem
9 11 (1.11%) Greenfield Project
10 9 (0.91%) Embedded Systems
11 7 (0.71%) Enterprise Software
12 6 (0.60%) NHS
13 5 (0.50%) Digital Media
14 4 (0.40%) e-Learning
14 4 (0.40%) Robotics
15 3 (0.30%) Analytical Mindset
16 2 (0.20%) Equities
16 2 (0.20%) Life Science
16 2 (0.20%) PlayStation
Operating Systems
1 65 (6.55%) Linux
2 53 (5.34%) Android
3 46 (4.64%) Windows
4 34 (3.43%) Apple iOS
5 10 (1.01%) Unix
6 3 (0.30%) Mac OS
7 1 (0.10%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 413 (41.63%) Computer Science
2 351 (35.38%) Agile Software Development
3 264 (26.61%) MVC
4 198 (19.96%) Software Engineering
5 144 (14.52%) Mathematics
6 108 (10.89%) OO
7 102 (10.28%) OOP
8 99 (9.98%) Web Development
9 94 (9.48%) Problem-Solving
10 93 (9.38%) TDD
11 83 (8.37%) BDD
12 69 (6.96%) Web Application Development
13 58 (5.85%) SDLC
14 55 (5.54%) Physics
15 54 (5.44%) Open Source
16 52 (5.24%) Mentoring
17 47 (4.74%) Fintech
18 43 (4.33%) Scrum
19 40 (4.03%) E-Commerce
19 40 (4.03%) Test Automation
Programming Languages
1 649 (65.42%) C#
2 384 (38.71%) JavaScript
3 344 (34.68%) Java
4 291 (29.33%) SQL
5 164 (16.53%) Python
6 156 (15.73%) C++
7 133 (13.41%) PHP
8 47 (4.74%) R
9 34 (3.43%) C
9 34 (3.43%) Ruby
10 33 (3.33%) VB.NET
11 30 (3.02%) PL/SQL
12 25 (2.52%) Objective-C
13 24 (2.42%) TypeScript
14 15 (1.51%) PHP 7
15 13 (1.31%) Kotlin
15 13 (1.31%) Scala
16 12 (1.21%) VBA
17 11 (1.11%) Haskell
18 10 (1.01%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 580 (58.47%) Degree
2 235 (23.69%) Computer Science Degree
3 25 (2.52%) Numerate Degree
4 19 (1.92%) Security Cleared
5 10 (1.01%) Microsoft Certification
6 5 (0.50%) Postgraduate
7 4 (0.40%) HND
8 2 (0.20%) ISTQB
8 2 (0.20%) Master's Degree
8 2 (0.20%) PhD
9 1 (0.10%) HNC
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 42 (4.23%) QA
2 4 (0.40%) PMO
3 1 (0.10%) GDPR
System Software
1 101 (10.18%) Docker
Systems Management
1 22 (2.22%) Kubernetes
2 5 (0.50%) Terraform
3 2 (0.20%) SQL Sentry
4 1 (0.10%) Ansible
Vendors
1 161 (16.23%) Microsoft
2 70 (7.06%) Oracle
3 15 (1.51%) Zend
4 9 (0.91%) Xamarin
5 4 (0.40%) Adobe
5 4 (0.40%) Salesforce.com
6 2 (0.20%) Google
6 2 (0.20%) ServiceNow
6 2 (0.20%) UiPath
7 1 (0.10%) IBM
7 1 (0.10%) Sage
7 1 (0.10%) Tableau