The median annual salary for a Graduate Developer was £25,500 in advertised job vacancies during the 3 months to 25 June 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
25 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 330 363 370
Rank change year-on-year +33 +7  
Permanent jobs requiring a Graduate Developer 820 813 919
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.93% 0.84% 0.83%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.97% 0.87% 0.86%
Number of salaries quoted 739 775 856
Median salary £25,500 £25,000 £25,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +2.00% -  
90% offered a salary of more than £21,500 £22,000 £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 84528 93714 106901
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the UK 95.96% 96.53% 96.58%
Number of salaries quoted 69082 78988 88114
Median salary £46,500 £47,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -2.10% +5.55%  
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £74,000 £70,000 £72,000
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 25 June 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 25 June 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 +24 790 £25,500 +2.00% 118
London -23 195 £28,250 +2.72% 24
South East +34 176 £27,500 +10.00% 25
East of England +21 105 £25,000 -9.09% 18
West Midlands +65 102 £25,000 +11.11% 8
South West +42 82 £22,500 -12.28% 12
North West -30 75 £24,000 -4.00% 15
Cambridgeshire +29 67 £27,500 - 7
Bristol +24 60 £22,500 -18.18% 8
Oxfordshire +44 49 £28,250 -1.73% 8
Manchester -14 44 £25,000 +2.04% 7
Cambridge +2 42 £30,000 +9.09% 7
Berkshire +54 35 £27,500 +17.02% 2
Hampshire +23 35 £26,000 +8.33% 2
Warwickshire +40 33 £25,000 +11.11% 1
Staffordshire +29 31 £21,500 -7.52% 2
Birmingham +22 28 £27,500 +30.95% 2
East Midlands +5 24 £24,500 -3.92% 4
City of London +36 21 £35,000 +7.69% 4
Surrey +9 21 £25,500 -15.00% 5
Yorkshire -15 20 £28,500 +23.91% 9
Reading +38 18 £30,000 +14.28% 1
Cheshire -42 17 £24,000 -4.00% 3
East Sussex -1 16 £27,500 +14.58% 2
Buckinghamshire +2 15 £29,905 +24.60% 1
Huntingdon - 15 £22,750 -
Banbury - 15 £30,000 - 1
Stoke-on-Trent +20 14 £25,000 +7.52% 1
Dorset - 14 £22,500 - 2
Basingstoke +2 13 £27,500 -8.33%

Graduate Developer Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills

For the 6 months to 25 June 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.

1 809 (57.74%) C#
2 758 (54.10%) Degree
3 672 (47.97%) Java
4 667 (47.61%) .NET
5 590 (42.11%) Computer Science
6 453 (32.33%) Agile Software Development
7 440 (31.41%) JavaScript
8 398 (28.41%) ASP.NET
9 384 (27.41%) SQL Server
10 365 (26.05%) C++
11 362 (25.84%) MVC
12 352 (25.12%) SQL
13 340 (24.27%) HTML
14 316 (22.56%) TDD
15 299 (21.34%) CSS
16 285 (20.34%) Computer Science Degree
17 269 (19.20%) OO
18 258 (18.42%) Software Engineering
19 252 (17.99%) ASP.NET MVC
20 249 (17.77%) OOP
21 241 (17.20%) AngularJS
22 223 (15.92%) Microsoft
23 205 (14.63%) Mathematics
24 199 (14.20%) Python
25 193 (13.78%) .NET Framework
26 190 (13.56%) BDD
27 189 (13.49%) Web Development
28 167 (11.92%) Linux
29 158 (11.28%) Kanban
30 156 (11.13%) 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 61 (4.35%) Elasticsearch
2 28 (2.00%) SharePoint
3 13 (0.93%) Tomcat
4 11 (0.79%) Apache Spark
5 10 (0.71%) WordPress
6 9 (0.64%) IIS
7 7 (0.50%) Apache
7 7 (0.50%) CMS
8 6 (0.43%) Confluence
8 6 (0.43%) Drupal
9 5 (0.36%) JBoss
9 5 (0.36%) Umbraco
10 3 (0.21%) BizTalk Server
10 3 (0.21%) GlassFish
10 3 (0.21%) Moodle
11 2 (0.14%) Jetty
11 2 (0.14%) K2 blackpearl
11 2 (0.14%) WebSphere
12 1 (0.071%) SAS
12 1 (0.071%) WebLogic
Applications
1 17 (1.21%) Microsoft Excel
2 16 (1.14%) Microsoft Office
2 16 (1.14%) Photoshop
3 6 (0.43%) Adobe Illustrator
4 4 (0.29%) Adobe Creative Suite
5 3 (0.21%) Adobe After Effects
5 3 (0.21%) Adobe Captivate
5 3 (0.21%) Adobe Premiere
6 1 (0.071%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 16 (1.14%) Magento
2 11 (0.79%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 1 (0.071%) Academy Revenues and Benefits
3 1 (0.071%) BASE24
3 1 (0.071%) Dynamics CRM
3 1 (0.071%) Dynamics NAV
3 1 (0.071%) Optimost
3 1 (0.071%) Payment Gateway
3 1 (0.071%) Sage X3
3 1 (0.071%) WebTrends
Cloud Services
1 119 (8.49%) Microsoft Azure
2 98 (7.00%) Amazon AWS
3 19 (1.36%) GitHub
4 17 (1.21%) SaaS
5 7 (0.50%) Cloud Computing
6 3 (0.21%) Office 365
7 2 (0.14%) Amazon EC2
7 2 (0.14%) Bluemix
7 2 (0.14%) IaaS
7 2 (0.14%) IBM Cloud
7 2 (0.14%) PaaS
8 1 (0.071%) Azure Machine Learning
8 1 (0.071%) Google Analytics
8 1 (0.071%) Google Play
8 1 (0.071%) MailChimp
Communications & Networking
1 30 (2.14%) Internet
2 7 (0.50%) HTTP
3 5 (0.36%) FTP
4 2 (0.14%) Kerberos
4 2 (0.14%) Skype
5 1 (0.071%) SSH
5 1 (0.071%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 384 (27.41%) SQL Server
2 112 (7.99%) MongoDB
2 112 (7.99%) MySQL
3 102 (7.28%) SQL Server 2014
4 61 (4.35%) Relational Database
5 47 (3.35%) NoSQL
6 35 (2.50%) Big Data
7 18 (1.28%) Oracle Database
8 17 (1.21%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 14 (1.00%) RDBMS
10 12 (0.86%) SQL Server Reporting Services
11 10 (0.71%) Data Warehouse
12 7 (0.50%) MS Access
12 7 (0.50%) SQL Server 2005
13 6 (0.43%) PostgreSQL
13 6 (0.43%) SQL Server 2008
14 5 (0.36%) Amazon DynamoDB
14 5 (0.36%) Apache Cassandra
14 5 (0.36%) Blockchain
14 5 (0.36%) Hadoop
Development Applications
1 90 (6.42%) Git (software)
2 78 (5.57%) Visual Studio
3 69 (4.93%) NUnit
4 68 (4.85%) TeamCity
5 67 (4.78%) Moq
6 64 (4.57%) Rhino Mocks
7 39 (2.78%) Team Foundation Server
8 38 (2.71%) Eclipse
8 38 (2.71%) MSTest
9 30 (2.14%) Maven
10 24 (1.71%) JIRA
11 19 (1.36%) Subversion
12 17 (1.21%) Gradle
12 17 (1.21%) JUnit
13 15 (1.07%) Jenkins
14 14 (1.00%) Bugzilla
14 14 (1.00%) Mockito
15 13 (0.93%) Grunt
16 12 (0.86%) Trac
17 10 (0.71%) Mercurial
General
1 147 (10.49%) Finance
2 141 (10.06%) Games
3 78 (5.57%) Marketing
4 76 (5.42%) Banking
5 63 (4.50%) Retail
6 38 (2.71%) Telecoms
7 35 (2.50%) Investment Banking
8 28 (2.00%) Electronics
9 19 (1.36%) Automotive
10 16 (1.14%) Manufacturing
11 13 (0.93%) Advertising
11 13 (0.93%) Legal
12 4 (0.29%) Front Office
12 4 (0.29%) Law
13 3 (0.21%) Financial Institution
14 2 (0.14%) Aerospace
14 2 (0.14%) Back Office
14 2 (0.14%) Billing
14 2 (0.14%) Local Government
15 1 (0.071%) Corporate Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 667 (47.61%) .NET
2 398 (28.41%) ASP.NET
3 340 (24.27%) HTML
4 299 (21.34%) CSS
5 252 (17.99%) ASP.NET MVC
6 241 (17.20%) AngularJS
7 193 (13.78%) .NET Framework
8 149 (10.64%) WCF
9 130 (9.28%) XML
10 124 (8.85%) jQuery
11 123 (8.78%) RESTful
12 120 (8.57%) ASP.NET Web API
13 114 (8.14%) WPF
14 111 (7.92%) HTML5
15 103 (7.35%) Entity Framework
16 95 (6.78%) J2EE
16 95 (6.78%) Node.js
17 85 (6.07%) ASP.NET MVC 5
18 83 (5.92%) Twitter Bootstrap
19 75 (5.35%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 590 (42.11%) Computer Science
2 119 (8.49%) Analytical Skills
3 82 (5.85%) Mobile App
4 77 (5.50%) Algorithms
5 46 (3.28%) Greenfield Project
6 43 (3.07%) Enterprise Software
7 36 (2.57%) User Experience
8 29 (2.07%) Data Structures
9 26 (1.86%) Client/Server
9 26 (1.86%) Tandem
10 15 (1.07%) Hedge funds
11 14 (1.00%) 3D Printing
11 14 (1.00%) Internet of Things
11 14 (1.00%) Mainframe
11 14 (1.00%) Mobile Games
12 13 (0.93%) Fintech
13 9 (0.64%) iPad
14 8 (0.57%) BBC
15 7 (0.50%) Driving Licence
15 7 (0.50%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 167 (11.92%) Linux
2 135 (9.64%) Windows
3 66 (4.71%) Android
4 49 (3.50%) Apple iOS
5 24 (1.71%) VxWorks
6 12 (0.86%) Windows Server
7 11 (0.79%) Mac OS
8 10 (0.71%) Debian
9 9 (0.64%) Unix
10 7 (0.50%) Windows Server 2008
10 7 (0.50%) Windows Server 2012
11 4 (0.29%) Ubuntu
12 2 (0.14%) Amazon Linux
12 2 (0.14%) CentOS
12 2 (0.14%) Mac OS X
12 2 (0.14%) Windows Phone
13 1 (0.071%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 453 (32.33%) Agile Software Development
2 362 (25.84%) MVC
3 316 (22.56%) TDD
4 269 (19.20%) OO
5 258 (18.42%) Software Engineering
6 249 (17.77%) OOP
7 205 (14.63%) Mathematics
8 190 (13.56%) BDD
9 189 (13.49%) Web Development
10 158 (11.28%) Kanban
11 156 (11.13%) Scrum
12 145 (10.35%) Web Application Development
13 140 (9.99%) SDLC
14 95 (6.78%) Dependency Injection
15 78 (5.57%) Continuous Integration
16 74 (5.28%) Multithreading
17 66 (4.71%) Physics
18 65 (4.64%) Mentoring
19 54 (3.85%) OOD
20 51 (3.64%) Front End Development
Programming Languages
1 809 (57.74%) C#
2 672 (47.97%) Java
3 440 (31.41%) JavaScript
4 365 (26.05%) C++
5 352 (25.12%) SQL
6 199 (14.20%) Python
7 117 (8.35%) PHP
8 112 (7.99%) C
9 100 (7.14%) Ruby
10 62 (4.43%) VB.NET
11 59 (4.21%) F#
12 30 (2.14%) Shell Script
12 30 (2.14%) T-SQL
13 27 (1.93%) VB
14 26 (1.86%) TypeScript
15 25 (1.78%) Scala
16 18 (1.28%) Objective-C
17 15 (1.07%) R
18 13 (0.93%) PL/SQL
19 11 (0.79%) MATLAB
Qualifications
1 758 (54.10%) Degree
2 285 (20.34%) Computer Science Degree
3 59 (4.21%) Numerate Degree
4 46 (3.28%) Security Cleared
5 40 (2.86%) Microsoft Certification
6 30 (2.14%) MCP
7 28 (2.00%) MCSD
8 27 (1.93%) PhD
9 26 (1.86%) MCAD
9 26 (1.86%) MCTS
10 25 (1.78%) DV Cleared
11 17 (1.21%) SC Cleared
12 13 (0.93%) ISTQB
13 12 (0.86%) Master's Degree
14 6 (0.43%) HND
15 4 (0.29%) DBS Check
15 4 (0.29%) PMI Certification
16 1 (0.071%) Sun Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 31 (2.21%) QA
2 12 (0.86%) SLA
3 1 (0.071%) MiFID
System Software
1 27 (1.93%) Virtual Machines
1 27 (1.93%) VMware Infrastructure
2 8 (0.57%) Docker
3 1 (0.071%) Active Directory
3 1 (0.071%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 58 (4.14%) Kibana
2 24 (1.71%) Ansible
3 4 (0.29%) Kubernetes
4 2 (0.14%) Puppet
Vendors
1 223 (15.92%) Microsoft
2 135 (9.64%) Oracle
3 71 (5.07%) Google
4 30 (2.14%) VMware
5 17 (1.21%) Apple
6 14 (1.00%) Xamarin
7 12 (0.86%) SAP
8 8 (0.57%) Facebook
9 6 (0.43%) Adobe
9 6 (0.43%) Zend
10 4 (0.29%) BT
10 4 (0.29%) IBM
11 3 (0.21%) McAfee
12 2 (0.14%) Cognos
12 2 (0.14%) Kofax
12 2 (0.14%) MicroStrategy
12 2 (0.14%) Twitter
13 1 (0.071%) Progress
13 1 (0.071%) Red Hat
13 1 (0.071%) Sage
West London
Understanding Recruitment
Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum + Bonus, Pens, Health etc
Posted: 13 hours ago
Newbury, Berkshire
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £22000 - £30000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Source Technology
Salary: From £30,000 to £40,000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Sheffield, South Yorkshire
Fruition IT Resources Limited
Salary: £18000 - £28000 per annum + Skills Training + Package
Posted: 2 days ago
Oxford, Oxfordshire
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 20,000 - 30,000
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Talent Point Ltd
Salary: £35000.00 - £40000.00 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Senitor Associates
Salary: Excellent Benefits Package
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Franklin Bates
Salary: From £20,000 to £25,000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Bournemouth, Dorset
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Pearson Frank
Posted: 3 days ago
Gloucester, Gloucestershire
Sanderson
Salary: £20000 - £30000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Brighton, East Sussex
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: to 23k
Posted: 2 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
ECM Selection
Salary: From £0 to £45,000 per annum £25k-£35k dep. experience+bonus
Posted: 2 days ago
Edinburgh, Midlothian
Experis Ltd
Salary: £20000.00 - £27000.00 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Glasgow, Lanarkshire
Solutions Recruitment
Salary: From £18,000 to £25,000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Stoke-On-Trent, Staffordshire
Computer People
Salary: £25000 - £30000 per annum + Accreditations, bonus, gym
Posted: 3 days ago
Warwick, Warwickshire
Oscar
Salary: £25000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Digitech Resourcing Ltd
Salary: From £25,000 to £28,000 per annum + Bonus
Posted: 3 days ago
Oxford, Oxfordshire
Oscar
Salary: £21000 - £25000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Caerphilly, Mid Glamorgan
Link Financial
Salary: £20000 Per Annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Glasgow Area
IT Connections
Salary: 40000
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Oho Group Ltd.
Salary: £25000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Bristol, Avon
Sanderson
Salary: £20000 - £30000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Searchability
Salary: £18000 - £19000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Hemel Hempstead, Hertfordshire
Amicus Recruitment Limited
Salary: £30000.00 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Crawley, West Sussex
Total Recruitment Specialists Limited / TRG / Total recruitment group
Salary: £25000 - £30000 Per Annum Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Leicestershire
Spring Technology
Posted: 4 days ago
Bristol, Avon
Sanderson
Salary: £20000 - £30000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Harlow, Essex
Senitor Associates
Salary: £20000 - £25000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire
Oscar
Salary: £25000 - £32000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago