Period
to 21 November 2017

The median annual salary for a Graduate Developer was £26,500 in advertised job vacancies during the 6 months to 21 November 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
21 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 346 367 371
Rank change year-on-year +21 +4 -13
Permanent jobs requiring a Graduate Developer 1631 1607 1899
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.90% 0.85% 0.87%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.94% 0.88% 0.91%
Number of salaries quoted 1520 1502 1752
UK median annual salary £26,500 £25,500 £25,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +3.92% +2.00% +2.04%
10th Percentile £20,000 £21,189 £19,500
90th Percentile £37,500 £37,500 £37,425
UK excluding London median annual salary £25,000 £25,000 £23,500
% change year-on-year - +6.38% +2.17%

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 173309 182267 209632
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 95.79% 96.49% 96.46%
Number of salaries quoted 139088 152628 174119
UK median annual salary £48,000 £47,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +1.05% +5.56% -
10th Percentile £27,500 £27,000 £26,250
90th Percentile £78,750 £77,500 £75,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,500
% change year-on-year - +4.94% +1.25%

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 21 November 2017.

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 21 November 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 +14 1566 £26,500 +1.92% 96
UK excluding London +28 1202 £25,000 - 73
London -17 409 £30,000 +9.09% 25
South East +39 366 £26,500 -1.85% 21
East of England -4 233 £27,500 +10.00% 11
Midlands +49 228 £25,000 - 11
North of England -10 176 £24,000 -4.00% 20
West Midlands +34 164 £26,000 - 6
South West +59 155 £25,000 - 8
North West -21 114 £25,000 - 11
East Midlands +48 64 £22,500 -10.00% 5
Yorkshire +16 49 £22,500 -2.17% 6
Wales +15 26 £22,000 -2.22% 1
Scotland -23 17 £28,250 +13.00% 1
North East +10 13 £19,000 - 3
Northern Ireland -23 2 £25,000 +19.05%

Graduate Developer Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills

For the 6 months to 21 November 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.

1 909 (55.73%) Degree
2 876 (53.71%) C#
3 827 (50.71%) Java
4 736 (45.13%) Computer Science
5 689 (42.24%) .NET
6 623 (38.20%) JavaScript
7 534 (32.74%) Agile Software Development
8 502 (30.78%) HTML
9 456 (27.96%) CSS
10 443 (27.16%) SQL
11 421 (25.81%) SQL Server
12 416 (25.51%) ASP.NET
13 395 (24.22%) MVC
14 385 (23.61%) C++
15 351 (21.52%) Python
16 335 (20.54%) Software Engineering
17 303 (18.58%) TDD
18 294 (18.03%) Computer Science Degree
19 290 (17.78%) OOP
20 279 (17.11%) OO
21 274 (16.80%) ASP.NET MVC
22 273 (16.74%) Mathematics
23 256 (15.70%) AngularJS
24 251 (15.39%) Web Development
25 248 (15.21%) Linux
26 237 (14.53%) Microsoft
27 194 (11.89%) Finance
28 188 (11.53%) PHP
29 170 (10.42%) .NET Framework
30 166 (10.18%) BDD

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 73 (4.48%) Elasticsearch
2 20 (1.23%) CMS
3 13 (0.80%) IIS
4 12 (0.74%) Apache Spark
5 11 (0.67%) Confluence
6 10 (0.61%) Apache
6 10 (0.61%) JBoss
7 8 (0.49%) Drupal
7 8 (0.49%) SharePoint
7 8 (0.49%) Tomcat
8 4 (0.25%) Ethereum
8 4 (0.25%) OpenEdge
8 4 (0.25%) OpenStack
8 4 (0.25%) Umbraco
8 4 (0.25%) WordPress
9 3 (0.18%) Moodle
9 3 (0.18%) WebLogic
10 2 (0.12%) K2 blackpearl
10 2 (0.12%) Sitecore CMS
11 1 (0.061%) Oracle SOA Suite
Applications
1 21 (1.29%) Microsoft Office
2 12 (0.74%) Microsoft Excel
3 9 (0.55%) Photoshop
4 5 (0.31%) XMetaL
5 4 (0.25%) Adobe Illustrator
6 3 (0.18%) Adobe After Effects
6 3 (0.18%) Adobe Captivate
6 3 (0.18%) Adobe Creative Suite
6 3 (0.18%) Adobe Premiere
6 3 (0.18%) InDesign
7 1 (0.061%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 6 (0.37%) Dynamics CRM
2 5 (0.31%) Magento
3 3 (0.18%) PlanetPress Connect
4 2 (0.12%) Actimize
4 2 (0.12%) Oracle Cash Management
5 1 (0.061%) Academy Revenues and Benefits
5 1 (0.061%) BASE24
5 1 (0.061%) Markit EDM
5 1 (0.061%) OpenCart
5 1 (0.061%) WebTrends
Cloud Services
1 124 (7.60%) Microsoft Azure
2 112 (6.87%) Amazon AWS
3 36 (2.21%) GitHub
4 25 (1.53%) SaaS
5 18 (1.10%) Cloud Computing
6 8 (0.49%) IaaS
7 7 (0.43%) Bluemix
7 7 (0.43%) IBM Cloud
7 7 (0.43%) PaaS
8 6 (0.37%) Azure Data Factory
9 3 (0.18%) Sage Pay
10 2 (0.12%) Dynamics 365
10 2 (0.12%) Google Analytics
10 2 (0.12%) npm
11 1 (0.061%) AWS Lambda
11 1 (0.061%) Dropbox
11 1 (0.061%) Google Drive
11 1 (0.061%) Google Play
11 1 (0.061%) MailChimp
11 1 (0.061%) Serverless
Communications & Networking
1 26 (1.59%) Internet
2 12 (0.74%) Hyperconnected
3 7 (0.43%) TCP/IP
4 6 (0.37%) Skype
4 6 (0.37%) SMS
5 3 (0.18%) HTTP
5 3 (0.18%) Network Security
6 2 (0.12%) Wireless
7 1 (0.061%) Intranet
7 1 (0.061%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 421 (25.81%) SQL Server
2 161 (9.87%) MySQL
3 105 (6.44%) MongoDB
4 99 (6.07%) Relational Database
5 72 (4.41%) SQL Server 2014
6 54 (3.31%) NoSQL
7 38 (2.33%) Big Data
8 36 (2.21%) Oracle Database
8 36 (2.21%) RDBMS
9 29 (1.78%) Redis
10 20 (1.23%) PostgreSQL
10 20 (1.23%) SQL Server Integration Services
11 18 (1.10%) Data Warehouse
12 15 (0.92%) SQL Server 2016
13 13 (0.80%) SQL Server Reporting Services
14 12 (0.74%) Hadoop
15 11 (0.67%) SQL Server Analysis Services
16 10 (0.61%) RavenDB
17 9 (0.55%) GIS
18 8 (0.49%) MS Access
Development Applications
1 113 (6.93%) Git (software)
2 81 (4.97%) NUnit
3 80 (4.90%) Visual Studio
4 71 (4.35%) TeamCity
5 66 (4.05%) Moq
6 63 (3.86%) Rhino Mocks
7 46 (2.82%) MSTest
8 35 (2.15%) JIRA
9 27 (1.66%) Subversion
10 24 (1.47%) Maven
10 24 (1.47%) Mercurial
11 23 (1.41%) Eclipse
11 23 (1.41%) JUnit
12 18 (1.10%) Team Foundation Server
13 16 (0.98%) Mockito
14 10 (0.61%) Grunt
14 10 (0.61%) Jenkins
15 9 (0.55%) Mocha
16 8 (0.49%) gulp
17 7 (0.43%) PHPUnit
General
1 194 (11.89%) Finance
2 132 (8.09%) Games
3 107 (6.56%) Marketing
4 71 (4.35%) Banking
5 47 (2.88%) Retail
6 46 (2.82%) Electronics
7 45 (2.76%) Investment Banking
8 22 (1.35%) Telecoms
9 15 (0.92%) Pharmaceutical
10 13 (0.80%) Advertising
10 13 (0.80%) Financial Institution
11 9 (0.55%) Manufacturing
12 8 (0.49%) Automotive
13 7 (0.43%) Publishing
14 6 (0.37%) Music Industry
15 4 (0.25%) Front Office
16 3 (0.18%) Back Office
16 3 (0.18%) Law
16 3 (0.18%) Multimedia
17 2 (0.12%) International Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 689 (42.24%) .NET
2 502 (30.78%) HTML
3 456 (27.96%) CSS
4 416 (25.51%) ASP.NET
5 274 (16.80%) ASP.NET MVC
6 256 (15.70%) AngularJS
7 170 (10.42%) .NET Framework
8 160 (9.81%) jQuery
9 143 (8.77%) J2EE
10 133 (8.15%) HTML5
11 131 (8.03%) WPF
12 130 (7.97%) WCF
13 101 (6.19%) Spring
14 100 (6.13%) XML
15 98 (6.01%) Node.js
16 96 (5.89%) RESTful
17 93 (5.70%) Twitter Bootstrap
18 92 (5.64%) ASP.NET Web API
19 82 (5.03%) CSS3
20 74 (4.54%) Entity Framework
Miscellaneous
1 736 (45.13%) Computer Science
2 111 (6.81%) Analytical Skills
3 91 (5.58%) Algorithms
4 59 (3.62%) Greenfield Project
5 50 (3.07%) Client/Server
6 47 (2.88%) Mobile App
6 47 (2.88%) User Experience
7 38 (2.33%) Fintech
8 36 (2.21%) Data Structures
9 33 (2.02%) Tandem
10 20 (1.23%) Enterprise Software
11 17 (1.04%) Hedge funds
12 13 (0.80%) Xbox
13 12 (0.74%) 3D Printing
14 10 (0.61%) e-Learning
15 9 (0.55%) Mainframe
16 6 (0.37%) BBC
16 6 (0.37%) iPad
16 6 (0.37%) Management Information System
17 5 (0.31%) Internet of Things
Operating Systems
1 248 (15.21%) Linux
2 163 (9.99%) Windows
3 79 (4.84%) Android
4 49 (3.00%) Apple iOS
5 34 (2.08%) Unix
6 23 (1.41%) Debian
7 19 (1.16%) Embedded Linux
8 9 (0.55%) Windows Server
9 7 (0.43%) VxWorks
10 5 (0.31%) Mac OS X
10 5 (0.31%) Windows Vista
11 3 (0.18%) Mac OS
12 2 (0.12%) Amazon Linux
12 2 (0.12%) CentOS
12 2 (0.12%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 534 (32.74%) Agile Software Development
2 395 (24.22%) MVC
3 335 (20.54%) Software Engineering
4 303 (18.58%) TDD
5 290 (17.78%) OOP
6 279 (17.11%) OO
7 273 (16.74%) Mathematics
8 251 (15.39%) Web Development
9 166 (10.18%) BDD
10 151 (9.26%) Scrum
11 136 (8.34%) Kanban
11 136 (8.34%) Web Application Development
12 132 (8.09%) SDLC
13 125 (7.66%) Physics
14 103 (6.32%) Dependency Injection
15 90 (5.52%) Unit Testing
16 87 (5.33%) Multithreading
17 82 (5.03%) Continuous Integration
18 68 (4.17%) Open Source
19 64 (3.92%) OOD
Programming Languages
1 876 (53.71%) C#
2 827 (50.71%) Java
3 623 (38.20%) JavaScript
4 443 (27.16%) SQL
5 385 (23.61%) C++
6 351 (21.52%) Python
7 188 (11.53%) PHP
8 109 (6.68%) Ruby
9 97 (5.95%) C
10 75 (4.60%) VB.NET
11 68 (4.17%) F#
12 45 (2.76%) TypeScript
13 31 (1.90%) T-SQL
14 21 (1.29%) Go
14 21 (1.29%) Perl
15 17 (1.04%) MATLAB
15 17 (1.04%) Objective-C
16 16 (0.98%) R
17 15 (0.92%) VB
18 14 (0.86%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 909 (55.73%) Degree
2 294 (18.03%) Computer Science Degree
3 68 (4.17%) Numerate Degree
4 56 (3.43%) PhD
5 31 (1.90%) Security Cleared
6 30 (1.84%) Microsoft Certification
7 20 (1.23%) MCSD
8 19 (1.16%) MCP
9 18 (1.10%) Master's Degree
9 18 (1.10%) MCAD
9 18 (1.10%) MCTS
10 16 (0.98%) ISTQB
11 10 (0.61%) SC Cleared
12 7 (0.43%) DV Cleared
13 3 (0.18%) DBS Check
13 3 (0.18%) Oracle Certification
13 3 (0.18%) Postgraduate
14 2 (0.12%) CTC Cleared
15 1 (0.061%) HND
15 1 (0.061%) MCPD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 25 (1.53%) QA
2 11 (0.67%) SLA
3 5 (0.31%) SEPA
4 3 (0.18%) PCI DSS
5 2 (0.12%) Data Quality
System Software
1 17 (1.04%) Docker
2 7 (0.43%) Virtual Machines
2 7 (0.43%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (0.061%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 58 (3.56%) Kibana
2 13 (0.80%) Ansible
3 9 (0.55%) Puppet
4 7 (0.43%) Consul
4 7 (0.43%) Graphite
5 3 (0.18%) Opsview
6 2 (0.12%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 237 (14.53%) Microsoft
2 133 (8.15%) Oracle
3 91 (5.58%) Google
4 22 (1.35%) Zend
5 21 (1.29%) IBM
6 14 (0.86%) Twitter
7 9 (0.55%) Xamarin
8 8 (0.49%) VMware
9 7 (0.43%) Adobe
9 7 (0.43%) Cognos
9 7 (0.43%) SAP
10 5 (0.31%) BT
11 4 (0.25%) Apple
11 4 (0.25%) Kofax
11 4 (0.25%) McAfee
11 4 (0.25%) Sophos
12 3 (0.18%) Greenplum
12 3 (0.18%) Intel
12 3 (0.18%) Sun
12 3 (0.18%) TIBCO