Period
to 19 September 2017

The median annual salary for a Graduate Developer was £26,000 in advertised job vacancies during the 6 months to 19 September 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
6 months to
19 Sep 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 339 375 377
Rank change year-on-year +36 +2 -19
Permanent jobs requiring a Graduate Developer 1648 1610 1914
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.93% 0.83% 0.87%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.97% 0.86% 0.90%
Number of salaries quoted 1520 1548 1788
UK median annual salary £26,000 £25,000 £25,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.00% - +4.17%
10th Percentile £20,000 £20,500 £19,750
90th Percentile £37,500 £37,500 £37,500
UK excluding London median annual salary £25,000 £25,000 £24,500
% change year-on-year - +2.04% +6.52%

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 169773 187120 211546
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 95.82% 96.47% 96.45%
Number of salaries quoted 136138 157303 175314
UK median annual salary £47,500 £47,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +5.56% -
10th Percentile £27,500 £26,750 £26,250
90th Percentile £78,750 £77,500 £75,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year - +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 19 September 2017.

Salary histogram for Graduate Developer in the UK

Graduate Developer
Top 15 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 2017. 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 +27 1589 £26,000 +1.96% 101
UK excluding London +43 1232 £25,000 - 73
London -55 397 £28,000 +1.82% 29
South East +67 381 £26,000 +4.00% 17
Midlands +64 242 £25,000 - 12
East of England +9 223 £27,500 +3.77% 12
North of England -29 194 £25,000 - 19
West Midlands +70 182 £25,000 +4.17% 7
South West +66 153 £25,000 - 12
North West -19 124 £25,000 - 10
East Midlands +14 60 £25,000 -3.85% 5
Yorkshire -8 52 £22,500 -2.17% 7
Wales +8 22 £20,000 -11.11%
North East +23 18 £25,000 +31.58% 2
Scotland -6 18 £34,500 +38.00% 1

Graduate Developer Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills

For the 6 months to 19 September 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.

1 939 (56.98%) C#
2 918 (55.70%) Degree
3 794 (48.18%) Java
4 723 (43.87%) .NET
5 696 (42.23%) Computer Science
6 581 (35.25%) JavaScript
7 496 (30.10%) HTML
8 488 (29.61%) Agile Software Development
9 461 (27.97%) CSS
10 452 (27.43%) SQL Server
11 443 (26.88%) SQL
12 414 (25.12%) C++
13 407 (24.70%) ASP.NET
14 378 (22.94%) MVC
15 360 (21.84%) Software Engineering
16 316 (19.17%) OO
17 304 (18.45%) Python
17 304 (18.45%) Computer Science Degree
18 295 (17.90%) TDD
19 289 (17.54%) OOP
20 280 (16.99%) Microsoft
21 279 (16.93%) AngularJS
22 261 (15.84%) Mathematics
23 257 (15.59%) ASP.NET MVC
24 237 (14.38%) Linux
25 231 (14.02%) Web Development
26 202 (12.26%) Finance
27 180 (10.92%) PHP
28 170 (10.32%) Windows
29 169 (10.25%) Scrum

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 62 (3.76%) Elasticsearch
2 17 (1.03%) IIS
3 14 (0.85%) Tomcat
4 13 (0.79%) CMS
4 13 (0.79%) SharePoint
5 11 (0.67%) Apache Spark
6 6 (0.36%) Apache
6 6 (0.36%) Confluence
6 6 (0.36%) Drupal
7 5 (0.30%) WordPress
8 4 (0.24%) JBoss
9 3 (0.18%) BizTalk Server
9 3 (0.18%) GlassFish
9 3 (0.18%) Moodle
9 3 (0.18%) OpenStack
10 2 (0.12%) K2 blackpearl
10 2 (0.12%) Sitecore CMS
10 2 (0.12%) WebLogic
11 1 (0.061%) nginx
11 1 (0.061%) Umbraco
Applications
1 28 (1.70%) Microsoft Office
2 19 (1.15%) Microsoft Excel
3 12 (0.73%) Photoshop
4 5 (0.30%) XMetaL
5 4 (0.24%) Adobe Creative Suite
5 4 (0.24%) Adobe Illustrator
6 3 (0.18%) Adobe After Effects
6 3 (0.18%) Adobe Captivate
6 3 (0.18%) Adobe Premiere
7 1 (0.061%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 16 (0.97%) Magento
2 5 (0.30%) Dynamics CRM
3 2 (0.12%) Actimize
3 2 (0.12%) Oracle Cash Management
4 1 (0.061%) Academy Revenues and Benefits
4 1 (0.061%) BASE24
4 1 (0.061%) Markit EDM
4 1 (0.061%) OpenCart
4 1 (0.061%) WebTrends
Cloud Services
1 130 (7.89%) Microsoft Azure
2 88 (5.34%) Amazon AWS
3 28 (1.70%) GitHub
4 21 (1.27%) SaaS
5 20 (1.21%) Cloud Computing
6 7 (0.42%) Bluemix
6 7 (0.42%) IaaS
6 7 (0.42%) IBM Cloud
6 7 (0.42%) PaaS
7 4 (0.24%) Azure Data Factory
7 4 (0.24%) npm
8 2 (0.12%) Google Analytics
9 1 (0.061%) AWS Lambda
9 1 (0.061%) Azure Machine Learning
9 1 (0.061%) Dropbox
9 1 (0.061%) Dynamics 365
9 1 (0.061%) Google Drive
9 1 (0.061%) Google Play
9 1 (0.061%) MailChimp
9 1 (0.061%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 17 (1.03%) Internet
2 6 (0.36%) Skype
3 4 (0.24%) HTTP
3 4 (0.24%) SMS
4 3 (0.18%) TCP/IP
5 2 (0.12%) FTP
5 2 (0.12%) Wireless
6 1 (0.061%) SSH
6 1 (0.061%) SSL
6 1 (0.061%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 452 (27.43%) SQL Server
2 162 (9.83%) MySQL
3 114 (6.92%) MongoDB
4 94 (5.70%) Relational Database
5 74 (4.49%) SQL Server 2014
6 37 (2.25%) Big Data
7 30 (1.82%) NoSQL
8 29 (1.76%) Oracle Database
9 26 (1.58%) RDBMS
10 25 (1.52%) SQL Server Integration Services
11 20 (1.21%) Data Warehouse
12 17 (1.03%) Redis
13 14 (0.85%) SQL Server Reporting Services
14 12 (0.73%) PostgreSQL
15 11 (0.67%) SQL Server 2016
16 10 (0.61%) MS Access
16 10 (0.61%) SQL Server Analysis Services
17 9 (0.55%) RavenDB
18 8 (0.49%) CouchDB
18 8 (0.49%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 112 (6.80%) Git (software)
2 89 (5.40%) Visual Studio
3 65 (3.94%) NUnit
4 55 (3.34%) Moq
4 55 (3.34%) TeamCity
5 52 (3.16%) Rhino Mocks
6 35 (2.12%) Team Foundation Server
7 34 (2.06%) Eclipse
8 30 (1.82%) JIRA
8 30 (1.82%) MSTest
9 28 (1.70%) Subversion
10 22 (1.33%) Maven
11 20 (1.21%) JUnit
11 20 (1.21%) Mercurial
12 17 (1.03%) Mockito
13 14 (0.85%) Grunt
13 14 (0.85%) Jenkins
14 10 (0.61%) Bugzilla
14 10 (0.61%) Trac
15 9 (0.55%) Xcode
General
1 202 (12.26%) Finance
2 138 (8.37%) Games
3 96 (5.83%) Marketing
4 77 (4.67%) Banking
5 62 (3.76%) Retail
6 54 (3.28%) Electronics
7 42 (2.55%) Investment Banking
8 41 (2.49%) Telecoms
9 19 (1.15%) Automotive
9 19 (1.15%) Manufacturing
10 15 (0.91%) Financial Institution
11 14 (0.85%) Advertising
12 9 (0.55%) Pharmaceutical
13 7 (0.42%) Legal
14 6 (0.36%) Publishing
15 3 (0.18%) Back Office
15 3 (0.18%) Law
16 2 (0.12%) Aerospace
16 2 (0.12%) Front Office
16 2 (0.12%) Local Government
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 723 (43.87%) .NET
2 496 (30.10%) HTML
3 461 (27.97%) CSS
4 407 (24.70%) ASP.NET
5 279 (16.93%) AngularJS
6 257 (15.59%) ASP.NET MVC
7 163 (9.89%) .NET Framework
7 163 (9.89%) jQuery
8 137 (8.31%) HTML5
9 124 (7.52%) WCF
10 122 (7.40%) J2EE
11 116 (7.04%) XML
12 110 (6.67%) WPF
13 108 (6.55%) Node.js
14 107 (6.49%) ASP.NET Web API
15 86 (5.22%) RESTful
16 85 (5.16%) Twitter Bootstrap
17 84 (5.10%) CSS3
18 79 (4.79%) Web Services
19 76 (4.61%) Entity Framework
Miscellaneous
1 696 (42.23%) Computer Science
2 139 (8.43%) Analytical Skills
3 105 (6.37%) Algorithms
4 79 (4.79%) Mobile App
5 53 (3.22%) User Experience
6 45 (2.73%) Greenfield Project
7 38 (2.31%) Data Structures
8 33 (2.00%) Client/Server
8 33 (2.00%) Enterprise Software
9 30 (1.82%) Fintech
10 27 (1.64%) Tandem
11 21 (1.27%) 3D Printing
12 18 (1.09%) Hedge funds
13 14 (0.85%) Mainframe
14 10 (0.61%) e-Learning
14 10 (0.61%) Mobile Games
15 9 (0.55%) iPad
15 9 (0.55%) Xbox
16 7 (0.42%) BBC
16 7 (0.42%) Internet of Things
Operating Systems
1 237 (14.38%) Linux
2 170 (10.32%) Windows
3 88 (5.34%) Android
4 72 (4.37%) Apple iOS
5 24 (1.46%) VxWorks
6 21 (1.27%) Unix
7 19 (1.15%) Debian
8 12 (0.73%) Windows Server
9 11 (0.67%) Embedded Linux
10 7 (0.42%) Mac OS
11 5 (0.30%) Windows Vista
12 4 (0.24%) Mac OS X
12 4 (0.24%) Windows Server 2012
13 2 (0.12%) Amazon Linux
13 2 (0.12%) CentOS
13 2 (0.12%) Windows Phone
13 2 (0.12%) Windows Server 2008
14 1 (0.061%) Solaris
14 1 (0.061%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 488 (29.61%) Agile Software Development
2 378 (22.94%) MVC
3 360 (21.84%) Software Engineering
4 316 (19.17%) OO
5 295 (17.90%) TDD
6 289 (17.54%) OOP
7 261 (15.84%) Mathematics
8 231 (14.02%) Web Development
9 169 (10.25%) Scrum
10 155 (9.41%) BDD
11 140 (8.50%) SDLC
12 135 (8.19%) Kanban
13 119 (7.22%) Web Application Development
14 103 (6.25%) Physics
15 80 (4.85%) Dependency Injection
16 77 (4.67%) Multithreading
16 77 (4.67%) Unit Testing
17 75 (4.55%) Continuous Integration
18 70 (4.25%) Mentoring
19 66 (4.00%) OOD
Programming Languages
1 939 (56.98%) C#
2 794 (48.18%) Java
3 581 (35.25%) JavaScript
4 443 (26.88%) SQL
5 414 (25.12%) C++
6 304 (18.45%) Python
7 180 (10.92%) PHP
8 126 (7.65%) C
9 97 (5.89%) Ruby
10 75 (4.55%) VB.NET
11 60 (3.64%) F#
12 44 (2.67%) TypeScript
13 38 (2.31%) T-SQL
14 26 (1.58%) Shell Script
15 25 (1.52%) Objective-C
16 21 (1.27%) VB
17 20 (1.21%) Perl
18 17 (1.03%) R
18 17 (1.03%) Scala
19 16 (0.97%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 918 (55.70%) Degree
2 304 (18.45%) Computer Science Degree
3 79 (4.79%) Numerate Degree
4 47 (2.85%) PhD
4 47 (2.85%) Security Cleared
5 38 (2.31%) Microsoft Certification
6 25 (1.52%) DV Cleared
6 25 (1.52%) MCSD
7 24 (1.46%) MCP
8 23 (1.40%) MCAD
8 23 (1.40%) MCTS
9 20 (1.21%) ISTQB
10 17 (1.03%) SC Cleared
11 15 (0.91%) Master's Degree
12 7 (0.42%) HND
13 4 (0.24%) DBS Check
13 4 (0.24%) PMI Certification
14 2 (0.12%) Postgraduate
15 1 (0.061%) MCPD
15 1 (0.061%) Sun Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 34 (2.06%) QA
2 16 (0.97%) SLA
3 5 (0.30%) SEPA
4 3 (0.18%) PCI DSS
5 2 (0.12%) Data Quality
6 1 (0.061%) MiFID
System Software
1 25 (1.52%) Virtual Machines
2 24 (1.46%) VMware Infrastructure
3 10 (0.61%) Docker
4 1 (0.061%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 51 (3.09%) Kibana
2 24 (1.46%) Ansible
3 4 (0.24%) Consul
3 4 (0.24%) Graphite
4 3 (0.18%) Opsview
4 3 (0.18%) Puppet
5 2 (0.12%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 280 (16.99%) Microsoft
2 160 (9.71%) Oracle
3 62 (3.76%) Google
4 25 (1.52%) VMware
5 22 (1.33%) Xamarin
6 19 (1.15%) IBM
7 18 (1.09%) Zend
8 15 (0.91%) SAP
9 14 (0.85%) Apple
10 6 (0.36%) Cognos
11 5 (0.30%) Adobe
11 5 (0.30%) BT
12 4 (0.24%) Kofax
12 4 (0.24%) McAfee
13 3 (0.18%) Greenplum
13 3 (0.18%) Intel
13 3 (0.18%) NVIDIA
13 3 (0.18%) TIBCO
14 2 (0.12%) Facebook
14 2 (0.12%) Twitter