The median annual salary for a Graduate Developer was £25,000 in advertised job vacancies during the 3 months to 29 April 2017.

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

Graduate Developer
UK
3 months to
29 Apr 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 414 400 418
Rank change year-on-year -14 +18  
Permanent jobs requiring a Graduate Developer 622 781 788
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.71% 0.76% 0.71%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.74% 0.78% 0.73%
Number of salaries quoted 563 723 733
Median salary £25,000 £25,000 £25,000
90% offered a salary of more than £21,500 £21,500 £21,500
10% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £35,000 £35,000
UK excluding London median salary £25,000 £25,000 £25,000

The next table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all job roles in permanent job vacancies. 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
UK
Permanent job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 83969 99568 107222
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the UK 96.30% 96.34% 96.56%
Number of salaries quoted 69775 83625 87443
Median salary £45,000 £46,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -2.17% +2.22%  
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £72,500 £70,000 £70,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +2.40% +3.75%  

Graduate Developer
Job Vacancy Trend

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

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 3 months to 29 April 2017.

Salary histogram for Graduate Developer in the UK

Graduate Developer
Top 30 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 3 months to 29 April 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
England -2 604 £25,500 +2.00% 119
London -9 194 £27,500 -8.33% 27
South East -1 118 £26,000 +4.00% 27
East of England +51 91 £25,000 -12.28% 13
West Midlands +32 66 £23,250 +8.13% 14
South West +30 48 £23,750 -4.04% 9
Cambridgeshire +27 42 £27,500 -8.33% 5
Berkshire +48 39 £27,500 +10.00% 7
Bristol +24 38 £23,625 -9.13% 6
North West -45 37 £25,000 - 10
Birmingham +43 33 £22,500 +7.14% 3
Oxfordshire +36 33 £27,500 - 8
Cambridge -8 32 £30,500 +1.66% 5
Manchester -11 31 £25,000 - 6
City of London +46 28 £33,500 +11.66% 6
Yorkshire -8 18 £22,000 -2.22% 7
Surrey +43 17 £22,500 -15.09% 4
Reading +28 17 £30,000 +9.09% 4
Staffordshire +9 17 £22,750 -5.20% 5
East Midlands -8 17 £25,000 - 10
North East +23 15 £25,000 +8.69% 2
Tyne and Wear +28 14 £25,000 +8.69% 2
Newcastle upon Tyne +23 14 £25,000 - 2
Hertfordshire +22 14 £30,000 -3.22% 4
Warwickshire +23 12 £25,000 +2.04% 3
Essex +10 12 £24,000 -1.03% 1
West Yorkshire +23 11 £21,909 -26.97% 5
Newbury +23 10 £32,500 - 1
Norwich - 10 £25,000 -
Banbury - 10 £30,000 - 1

Graduate Developer Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills

For the 6 months to 29 April 2017, Graduate 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 featuring Graduate Developer in the job title.

1 728 (57.69%) C#
2 672 (53.25%) Degree
3 632 (50.08%) .NET
4 593 (46.99%) Java
5 571 (45.25%) Computer Science
6 437 (34.63%) Agile Software Development
7 404 (32.01%) ASP.NET
8 365 (28.92%) JavaScript
9 350 (27.73%) MVC
10 340 (26.94%) C++
11 336 (26.62%) SQL
12 322 (25.52%) TDD
13 315 (24.96%) SQL Server
14 292 (23.14%) HTML
15 270 (21.39%) OO
16 265 (21.00%) ASP.NET MVC
17 259 (20.52%) CSS
18 229 (18.15%) OOP
19 201 (15.93%) Mathematics
20 196 (15.53%) Web Development
20 196 (15.53%) .NET Framework
21 195 (15.45%) BDD
22 194 (15.37%) Microsoft
23 186 (14.74%) Software Engineering
24 171 (13.55%) Python
25 167 (13.23%) WCF
26 162 (12.84%) Web Application Development
26 162 (12.84%) SDLC
27 158 (12.52%) Scrum
28 154 (12.20%) AngularJS

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 51 (4.04%) Elasticsearch
2 25 (1.98%) SharePoint
3 11 (0.87%) WordPress
4 9 (0.71%) Apache Spark
5 7 (0.55%) CMS
6 6 (0.48%) Tomcat
7 5 (0.40%) Apache
7 5 (0.40%) Drupal
7 5 (0.40%) Umbraco
8 4 (0.32%) IIS
9 3 (0.24%) JBoss
9 3 (0.24%) WebSphere
10 2 (0.16%) Jetty
11 1 (0.079%) Confluence
11 1 (0.079%) Moodle
11 1 (0.079%) NServiceBus
11 1 (0.079%) SAS
11 1 (0.079%) SharePoint 2013
11 1 (0.079%) WildFly
Applications
1 10 (0.79%) Microsoft Excel
1 10 (0.79%) Photoshop
2 6 (0.48%) Adobe Illustrator
2 6 (0.48%) Microsoft Office
3 2 (0.16%) Adobe Creative Suite
4 1 (0.079%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 8 (0.63%) Magento
2 4 (0.32%) Dynamics CRM
2 4 (0.32%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 2 (0.16%) Dynamics NAV
3 2 (0.16%) WebTrends
4 1 (0.079%) Optimost
4 1 (0.079%) Oracle EBS
4 1 (0.079%) Payment Gateway
4 1 (0.079%) Sage X3
Cloud Services
1 83 (6.58%) Microsoft Azure
2 82 (6.50%) Amazon AWS
3 21 (1.66%) GitHub
4 19 (1.51%) SaaS
5 3 (0.24%) Office 365
6 2 (0.16%) Amazon EC2
7 1 (0.079%) Azure Machine Learning
7 1 (0.079%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 55 (4.36%) Internet
2 13 (1.03%) HTTP
3 5 (0.40%) FTP
4 3 (0.24%) DNS
5 2 (0.16%) Kerberos
6 1 (0.079%) SSH
6 1 (0.079%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 315 (24.96%) SQL Server
2 101 (8.00%) SQL Server 2014
3 77 (6.10%) MongoDB
4 72 (5.71%) MySQL
5 57 (4.52%) NoSQL
6 45 (3.57%) Relational Database
7 38 (3.01%) Big Data
8 12 (0.95%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 10 (0.79%) SQL Server 2012
10 9 (0.71%) SQL Server 2008
11 7 (0.55%) PostgreSQL
11 7 (0.55%) SQL Server 2005
11 7 (0.55%) SQL Server Integration Services
12 6 (0.48%) Data Warehouse
12 6 (0.48%) RDBMS
13 5 (0.40%) Amazon DynamoDB
13 5 (0.40%) Apache Cassandra
13 5 (0.40%) Crystal Reports
14 4 (0.32%) Blockchain
14 4 (0.32%) Hadoop
Development Applications
1 93 (7.37%) NUnit
2 90 (7.13%) Moq
3 87 (6.89%) Rhino Mocks
4 78 (6.18%) Visual Studio
5 75 (5.94%) Git (software)
6 63 (4.99%) TeamCity
7 60 (4.75%) MSTest
8 40 (3.17%) Eclipse
9 37 (2.93%) Team Foundation Server
10 29 (2.30%) Maven
11 22 (1.74%) Gradle
12 18 (1.43%) JUnit
13 16 (1.27%) Subversion
14 15 (1.19%) Mockito
15 14 (1.11%) Jenkins
16 11 (0.87%) Atlassian Bamboo
16 11 (0.87%) Bugzilla
17 10 (0.79%) JIRA
17 10 (0.79%) Octopus Deploy
17 10 (0.79%) Selenium
General
1 127 (10.06%) Games
2 121 (9.59%) Finance
3 73 (5.78%) Banking
3 73 (5.78%) Marketing
4 39 (3.09%) Retail
5 36 (2.85%) Investment Banking
6 20 (1.58%) Telecoms
7 17 (1.35%) Automotive
8 12 (0.95%) Electronics
8 12 (0.95%) Legal
9 10 (0.79%) Advertising
10 8 (0.63%) Law
10 8 (0.63%) Manufacturing
11 5 (0.40%) Front Office
12 4 (0.32%) Military
13 3 (0.24%) Billing
14 2 (0.16%) Financial Institution
14 2 (0.16%) Publishing
15 1 (0.079%) Back Office
15 1 (0.079%) Multimedia
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 632 (50.08%) .NET
2 404 (32.01%) ASP.NET
3 292 (23.14%) HTML
4 265 (21.00%) ASP.NET MVC
5 259 (20.52%) CSS
6 196 (15.53%) .NET Framework
7 167 (13.23%) WCF
8 154 (12.20%) AngularJS
9 152 (12.04%) XML
10 135 (10.70%) WPF
11 118 (9.35%) jQuery
12 113 (8.95%) RESTful
13 110 (8.72%) ASP.NET MVC 5
14 105 (8.32%) ASP.NET Web API
15 93 (7.37%) Web Services
16 89 (7.05%) Entity Framework
17 88 (6.97%) HTML5
18 77 (6.10%) J2EE
19 75 (5.94%) Twitter Bootstrap
20 69 (5.47%) WinForms
Miscellaneous
1 571 (45.25%) Computer Science
2 76 (6.02%) Analytical Skills
3 67 (5.31%) Algorithms
4 60 (4.75%) Greenfield Project
5 59 (4.68%) Mobile App
6 38 (3.01%) Enterprise Software
7 27 (2.14%) Client/Server
8 26 (2.06%) Tandem
9 20 (1.58%) Internet of Things
10 16 (1.27%) Data Structures
10 16 (1.27%) User Experience
11 14 (1.11%) Fintech
12 10 (0.79%) Hedge funds
12 10 (0.79%) Mobile Games
13 9 (0.71%) iPad
14 8 (0.63%) BBC
14 8 (0.63%) Cloud Native
14 8 (0.63%) Social Media
15 7 (0.55%) Linux Command Line
16 6 (0.48%) Driving Licence
Operating Systems
1 151 (11.97%) Windows
2 137 (10.86%) Linux
3 59 (4.68%) Android
4 39 (3.09%) Apple iOS
5 13 (1.03%) VxWorks
6 10 (0.79%) Unix
6 10 (0.79%) Windows Server
7 7 (0.55%) Windows Server 2008
7 7 (0.55%) Windows Server 2012
8 5 (0.40%) Mac OS
9 4 (0.32%) Ubuntu
10 3 (0.24%) Debian
10 3 (0.24%) Windows 10
11 2 (0.16%) Windows Phone
12 1 (0.079%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 437 (34.63%) Agile Software Development
2 350 (27.73%) MVC
3 322 (25.52%) TDD
4 270 (21.39%) OO
5 229 (18.15%) OOP
6 201 (15.93%) Mathematics
7 196 (15.53%) Web Development
8 195 (15.45%) BDD
9 186 (14.74%) Software Engineering
10 162 (12.84%) SDLC
10 162 (12.84%) Web Application Development
11 158 (12.52%) Scrum
12 150 (11.89%) Kanban
13 111 (8.80%) Dependency Injection
14 92 (7.29%) Continuous Integration
15 74 (5.86%) Multithreading
16 64 (5.07%) Inversion of Control
17 54 (4.28%) Front End Development
18 51 (4.04%) Physics
19 49 (3.88%) OOD
Programming Languages
1 728 (57.69%) C#
2 593 (46.99%) Java
3 365 (28.92%) JavaScript
4 340 (26.94%) C++
5 336 (26.62%) SQL
6 171 (13.55%) Python
7 112 (8.87%) PHP
8 105 (8.32%) C
9 91 (7.21%) Ruby
10 56 (4.44%) VB.NET
11 49 (3.88%) F#
12 28 (2.22%) VB
13 21 (1.66%) Scala
14 20 (1.58%) T-SQL
15 19 (1.51%) Shell Script
16 17 (1.35%) TypeScript
17 15 (1.19%) MATLAB
17 15 (1.19%) R
18 13 (1.03%) Objective-C
19 12 (0.95%) Go
Qualifications
1 672 (53.25%) Degree
2 37 (2.93%) Microsoft Certification
3 31 (2.46%) MCP
4 29 (2.30%) MCSD
5 27 (2.14%) MCAD
5 27 (2.14%) MCTS
6 24 (1.90%) Security Cleared
7 21 (1.66%) PhD
8 14 (1.11%) DV Cleared
9 6 (0.48%) DBS Check
9 6 (0.48%) HND
10 5 (0.40%) SC Cleared
11 4 (0.32%) ISTQB
12 3 (0.24%) PMI Certification
13 2 (0.16%) Postgraduate
14 1 (0.079%) HNC
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 20 (1.58%) QA
2 1 (0.079%) MiFID
2 1 (0.079%) SLA
System Software
1 16 (1.27%) Virtual Machines
1 16 (1.27%) VMware Infrastructure
2 13 (1.03%) Docker
3 1 (0.079%) Active Directory
3 1 (0.079%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 48 (3.80%) Kibana
2 13 (1.03%) Ansible
3 4 (0.32%) Kubernetes
4 1 (0.079%) Forefront Identity Manager
Vendors
1 194 (15.37%) Microsoft
2 77 (6.10%) Oracle
3 59 (4.68%) Google
4 19 (1.51%) VMware
5 15 (1.19%) Xamarin
6 13 (1.03%) Apple
7 10 (0.79%) Facebook
8 5 (0.40%) BT
8 5 (0.40%) Intel Security
8 5 (0.40%) SAP
9 4 (0.32%) Zend
10 3 (0.24%) Adobe
10 3 (0.24%) HP
10 3 (0.24%) Twitter
11 2 (0.16%) IBM
12 1 (0.079%) CA
12 1 (0.079%) Maxymiser
12 1 (0.079%) Progress
12 1 (0.079%) Sage
12 1 (0.079%) Sybase
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Salary: £23000.00 - £26000 per annum
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Salary: £30000 - £33000 per annum
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Salary: From £20,000 to £30,000 per annum + Benefits
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Salary: £18000 - £20000 per annum + Excellent Training
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Salary: From £30,000 to £50,000 per annum
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Salary: From £20,000 to £30,000 per annum + Benefits
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