Period
to 24 May 2018

The median annual salary for a Graduate Developer was £26,500 in advertised job vacancies during the 6 months to 24 May 2018.

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
24 May 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 408 401 406
Rank change year-on-year -7 +5 +35
Permanent jobs requiring a Graduate Developer 1,269 1,313 1,546
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.74% 0.78% 0.77%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.76% 0.80% 0.80%
Number of salaries quoted 1,124 1,197 1,463
UK median annual salary £26,500 £25,500 £25,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +3.92% - +2.00%
10th Percentile £21,000 £20,500 £20,500
90th Percentile £37,500 £37,500 £37,500
UK excluding London median annual salary £25,000 £25,000 £25,000

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 166,181 163,317 193,967
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 96.38% 96.45% 96.60%
Number of salaries quoted 135,160 135,214 162,871
UK median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.26% - +5.56%
10th Percentile £27,500 £27,500 £26,748
90th Percentile £80,000 £77,500 £76,250
UK excluding London median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year +5.88% - +6.25%

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 24 May 2018.

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 24 May 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
England +3 1,231 £26,500 +3.92% 237
UK excluding London -15 874 £25,000 - 197
London +34 388 £30,000 +9.09% 47
South East +5 304 £26,500 +1.92% 57
East of England -11 160 £30,000 +9.09% 31
Midlands -8 149 £25,000 - 29
North of England -8 144 £24,000 -4.00% 50
West Midlands -23 104 £27,500 +10.00% 14
North West -14 86 £25,000 - 31
South West -53 86 £23,000 -8.00% 23
Yorkshire +34 50 £21,500 -14.00% 14
East Midlands +6 45 £21,500 -14.00% 15
Scotland -25 19 £26,500 +17.78% 2
North East -41 8 £21,000 -16.00% 5
Northern Ireland - 7 £20,000 - 1
Wales -3 5 £23,750 +5.56% 4

Graduate Developer Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills

For the 6 months to 24 May 2018, 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.

1 677 (53.35%) Degree
2 645 (50.83%) C#
3 632 (49.80%) Computer Science
4 613 (48.31%) Java
5 540 (42.55%) JavaScript
6 516 (40.66%) .NET
7 400 (31.52%) HTML
8 390 (30.73%) Agile Software Development
9 337 (26.56%) CSS
10 330 (26.00%) ASP.NET
11 321 (25.30%) MVC
12 302 (23.80%) Computer Science Degree
13 299 (23.56%) SQL
14 281 (22.14%) SQL Server
15 268 (21.12%) Software Engineering
16 263 (20.72%) C++
17 256 (20.17%) OOP
17 256 (20.17%) Web Development
18 226 (17.81%) Python
19 210 (16.55%) AngularJS
20 199 (15.68%) TDD
21 197 (15.52%) OO
22 191 (15.05%) Microsoft
23 186 (14.66%) Finance
24 183 (14.42%) Problem-Solving
25 174 (13.71%) ASP.NET MVC
26 170 (13.40%) Mathematics
27 154 (12.14%) jQuery
28 133 (10.48%) .NET Framework
29 123 (9.69%) PHP

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 55 (4.33%) Elasticsearch
2 33 (2.60%) CMS
3 24 (1.89%) Umbraco
4 18 (1.42%) IIS
5 12 (0.95%) Ethereum
6 8 (0.63%) JBoss
6 8 (0.63%) NServiceBus
6 8 (0.63%) Tomcat
6 8 (0.63%) WordPress
7 6 (0.47%) Apache
7 6 (0.47%) Confluence
8 4 (0.32%) Apache Spark
8 4 (0.32%) Drupal
8 4 (0.32%) WebLogic
9 3 (0.24%) SugarCRM
10 2 (0.16%) Jetty
10 2 (0.16%) WebSphere
11 1 (0.079%) Moodle
11 1 (0.079%) nginx
11 1 (0.079%) SharePoint
Applications
1 10 (0.79%) Microsoft Excel
1 10 (0.79%) Microsoft Office
2 6 (0.47%) Adobe Creative Suite
2 6 (0.47%) Photoshop
3 3 (0.24%) MS Visio
4 2 (0.16%) Adobe Illustrator
5 1 (0.079%) GIMP
Business Applications
1 13 (1.02%) Ripple
2 9 (0.71%) Dynamics CRM
3 3 (0.24%) Ripple XRP
4 2 (0.16%) Magento
5 1 (0.079%) Dynamics AX
5 1 (0.079%) Dynamics NAV
Cloud Services
1 92 (7.25%) Microsoft Azure
2 87 (6.86%) Amazon AWS
3 48 (3.78%) SaaS
4 12 (0.95%) Sage Pay
5 11 (0.87%) npm
6 6 (0.47%) Yarn
7 5 (0.39%) Cloud Computing
8 4 (0.32%) GitHub
8 4 (0.32%) PaaS
9 3 (0.24%) Azure Data Factory
9 3 (0.24%) IaaS
9 3 (0.24%) Serverless
10 2 (0.16%) Bluemix
10 2 (0.16%) Google Cloud Platform
10 2 (0.16%) IBM Cloud
11 1 (0.079%) Adobe Creative Cloud
11 1 (0.079%) Amazon CloudWatch
11 1 (0.079%) Amazon EC2
11 1 (0.079%) AWS OpsWorks
Communications & Networking
1 32 (2.52%) TCP/IP
2 26 (2.05%) Internet
3 19 (1.50%) HTTP
4 15 (1.18%) Hyperconnected
5 4 (0.32%) DNS
5 4 (0.32%) SMS
6 2 (0.16%) Broadband
6 2 (0.16%) SSL
7 1 (0.079%) Network Security
7 1 (0.079%) RFID
7 1 (0.079%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 281 (22.14%) SQL Server
2 97 (7.64%) MySQL
3 65 (5.12%) Relational Database
4 54 (4.26%) MongoDB
5 28 (2.21%) RDBMS
5 28 (2.21%) SQL Server 2016
6 27 (2.13%) NoSQL
7 24 (1.89%) Oracle Database
8 23 (1.81%) Big Data
8 23 (1.81%) SQL Server 2014
9 15 (1.18%) PostgreSQL
9 15 (1.18%) SQL Server Reporting Services
10 13 (1.02%) Blockchain
11 12 (0.95%) Hadoop
12 8 (0.63%) SQL Server 2008
13 6 (0.47%) Power BI
13 6 (0.47%) SQL Server Integration Services
14 5 (0.39%) GIS
15 3 (0.24%) Amazon DynamoDB
15 3 (0.24%) Apache Cassandra
Development Applications
1 70 (5.52%) Git (software)
2 53 (4.18%) NUnit
3 52 (4.10%) Moq
3 52 (4.10%) Rhino Mocks
4 45 (3.55%) MSTest
5 42 (3.31%) Visual Studio
6 40 (3.15%) TeamCity
7 27 (2.13%) Eclipse
8 23 (1.81%) JUnit
9 20 (1.58%) JIRA
10 18 (1.42%) Maven
11 16 (1.26%) webpack
12 15 (1.18%) Jenkins
12 15 (1.18%) Subversion
13 12 (0.95%) Mockito
14 11 (0.87%) Team Foundation Server
15 7 (0.55%) Babel
15 7 (0.55%) Grunt
15 7 (0.55%) gulp
16 6 (0.47%) MSBuild
General
1 186 (14.66%) Finance
2 87 (6.86%) Games
3 80 (6.30%) Marketing
4 60 (4.73%) Banking
5 47 (3.70%) Investment Banking
6 28 (2.21%) Retail
7 27 (2.13%) Electronics
8 19 (1.50%) Telecoms
9 17 (1.34%) Manufacturing
10 11 (0.87%) Legal
11 10 (0.79%) Automotive
12 8 (0.63%) Law
13 5 (0.39%) Advertising
14 4 (0.32%) Front Office
15 3 (0.24%) Aerospace
15 3 (0.24%) Pharmaceutical
16 2 (0.16%) German Language
16 2 (0.16%) Publishing
17 1 (0.079%) Financial Institution
17 1 (0.079%) Retail Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 516 (40.66%) .NET
2 400 (31.52%) HTML
3 337 (26.56%) CSS
4 330 (26.00%) ASP.NET
5 210 (16.55%) AngularJS
6 174 (13.71%) ASP.NET MVC
7 154 (12.14%) jQuery
8 133 (10.48%) .NET Framework
9 119 (9.38%) J2EE
10 106 (8.35%) WCF
11 98 (7.72%) WPF
12 93 (7.33%) RESTful
13 91 (7.17%) HTML5
14 87 (6.86%) Spring
15 86 (6.78%) Web Services
16 64 (5.04%) Entity Framework
17 62 (4.89%) Twitter Bootstrap
18 61 (4.81%) WinForms
18 61 (4.81%) XML
19 60 (4.73%) ASP.NET Web API
Miscellaneous
1 632 (49.80%) Computer Science
2 74 (5.83%) Analytical Skills
3 57 (4.49%) Greenfield Project
4 50 (3.94%) Fintech
5 46 (3.62%) Algorithms
6 44 (3.47%) Mobile App
7 38 (2.99%) User Experience
8 35 (2.76%) Client/Server
9 33 (2.60%) Tandem
10 19 (1.50%) Enterprise Software
11 16 (1.26%) Self-Motivation
12 13 (1.02%) Bitcoin
13 12 (0.95%) Digital Currency
14 7 (0.55%) Hedge funds
15 6 (0.47%) Robotics
16 5 (0.39%) Mainframe
16 5 (0.39%) Social Media
16 5 (0.39%) Spread Betting
17 4 (0.32%) BBC
17 4 (0.32%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 121 (9.54%) Linux
2 108 (8.51%) Windows
3 24 (1.89%) Unix
4 23 (1.81%) Apple iOS
5 20 (1.58%) Android
6 6 (0.47%) Debian
7 5 (0.39%) CentOS
7 5 (0.39%) Mac OS X
7 5 (0.39%) Windows Server
8 3 (0.24%) Mac OS
9 2 (0.16%) VxWorks
10 1 (0.079%) Windows Mobile
10 1 (0.079%) zOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 390 (30.73%) Agile Software Development
2 321 (25.30%) MVC
3 268 (21.12%) Software Engineering
4 256 (20.17%) OOP
4 256 (20.17%) Web Development
5 199 (15.68%) TDD
6 197 (15.52%) OO
7 183 (14.42%) Problem-Solving
8 170 (13.40%) Mathematics
9 115 (9.06%) BDD
10 105 (8.27%) Web Application Development
11 101 (7.96%) SDLC
12 94 (7.41%) Kanban
13 90 (7.09%) Scrum
14 88 (6.93%) Physics
15 83 (6.54%) Dependency Injection
16 76 (5.99%) Multithreading
17 67 (5.28%) Unit Testing
18 62 (4.89%) Open Source
19 60 (4.73%) Front End Development
Programming Languages
1 645 (50.83%) C#
2 613 (48.31%) Java
3 540 (42.55%) JavaScript
4 299 (23.56%) SQL
5 263 (20.72%) C++
6 226 (17.81%) Python
7 123 (9.69%) PHP
8 69 (5.44%) Ruby
9 58 (4.57%) C
10 49 (3.86%) VB.NET
11 41 (3.23%) T-SQL
12 38 (2.99%) F#
13 26 (2.05%) Perl
14 20 (1.58%) Scala
15 17 (1.34%) TypeScript
16 12 (0.95%) Bash Shell
17 11 (0.87%) ES6
18 10 (0.79%) Groovy
19 6 (0.47%) PL/SQL
19 6 (0.47%) R
Qualifications
1 677 (53.35%) Degree
2 302 (23.80%) Computer Science Degree
3 35 (2.76%) PhD
4 24 (1.89%) Numerate Degree
5 15 (1.18%) Microsoft Certification
6 11 (0.87%) Security Cleared
7 10 (0.79%) Postgraduate
8 8 (0.63%) MCSD
9 7 (0.55%) ISTQB
9 7 (0.55%) Master's Degree
9 7 (0.55%) MCAD
9 7 (0.55%) MCP
9 7 (0.55%) MCTS
10 3 (0.24%) DV Cleared
10 3 (0.24%) SC Cleared
11 1 (0.079%) MBA
11 1 (0.079%) MCPD
11 1 (0.079%) Oracle Certification
11 1 (0.079%) Sun Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 23 (1.81%) QA
2 1 (0.079%) DICOM
2 1 (0.079%) HL7
System Software
1 22 (1.73%) Docker
2 8 (0.63%) Virtual Machines
3 3 (0.24%) VMware Infrastructure
4 2 (0.16%) Apache Flume
4 2 (0.16%) Firmware
5 1 (0.079%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 35 (2.76%) Kibana
2 10 (0.79%) Puppet
3 6 (0.47%) Ansible
4 4 (0.32%) Kubernetes
5 2 (0.16%) Grafana
5 2 (0.16%) Graphite
5 2 (0.16%) Nagios
5 2 (0.16%) Terraform
6 1 (0.079%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 191 (15.05%) Microsoft
2 79 (6.23%) Google
3 76 (5.99%) Oracle
4 17 (1.34%) Twitter
4 17 (1.34%) WorldPay
5 12 (0.95%) SAP
6 11 (0.87%) Adobe
7 9 (0.71%) Capita
8 5 (0.39%) Sophos
8 5 (0.39%) Zend
9 4 (0.32%) Automation Anywhere
9 4 (0.32%) BT
9 4 (0.32%) McAfee
9 4 (0.32%) PayPal
9 4 (0.32%) Salesforce.com
9 4 (0.32%) Terracotta
10 3 (0.24%) Apple
10 3 (0.24%) IBM
10 3 (0.24%) Red Hat
10 3 (0.24%) VMware