Period
to 22 July 2017

The median annual salary for a Graduate Developer was £25,500 in advertised job vacancies during the 6 months to 22 July 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
22 Jul 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 378 390 396
Rank change year-on-year +12 +6 -17
Permanent jobs requiring a Graduate Developer 1499 1653 1761
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.84% 0.82% 0.79%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.87% 0.85% 0.82%
Number of salaries quoted 1383 1573 1677
UK median annual salary £25,500 £25,500 £25,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +2.00% +4.17%
10th Percentile £20,000 £20,500 £19,750
90th Percentile £37,500 £37,500 £36,250
UK excluding London median annual 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 171323 195326 214137
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the UK 96.01% 96.50% 96.56%
Number of salaries quoted 139589 164138 175660
UK median annual salary £47,500 £47,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +5.56% -
10th Percentile £27,500 £26,500 £26,250
90th Percentile £77,500 £76,250 £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 22 July 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 22 July 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 +20 1448 £25,500 - 122
UK excluding London +37 1109 £25,000 - 111
London -45 372 £27,500 -8.33% 20
South East +15 332 £26,000 +4.00% 30
Midlands +42 213 £25,000 +4.17% 11
East of England +46 201 £27,000 -3.57% 29
North of England -27 191 £25,000 - 23
West Midlands +74 174 £25,000 +11.11% 7
South West +58 139 £23,750 -6.86% 10
North West -19 123 £25,000 - 14
Yorkshire -8 43 £25,000 +8.70% 7
East Midlands -24 39 £25,000 - 4
North East +30 25 £25,000 +31.58% 2
Scotland +13 17 £34,500 +43.75% 3
Wales +4 16 £20,750 -3.49% 4

Graduate Developer Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills

For the 6 months to 22 July 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.

1 858 (57.24%) C#
2 812 (54.17%) Degree
3 712 (47.50%) Java
4 690 (46.03%) .NET
5 617 (41.16%) Computer Science
6 503 (33.56%) JavaScript
7 466 (31.09%) Agile Software Development
8 419 (27.95%) SQL Server
9 410 (27.35%) ASP.NET
10 394 (26.28%) HTML
11 382 (25.48%) C++
12 378 (25.22%) MVC
13 373 (24.88%) SQL
14 353 (23.55%) CSS
15 310 (20.68%) TDD
16 307 (20.48%) Software Engineering
17 293 (19.55%) Computer Science Degree
18 283 (18.88%) OO
19 273 (18.21%) OOP
20 264 (17.61%) AngularJS
21 258 (17.21%) ASP.NET MVC
22 253 (16.88%) Microsoft
23 233 (15.54%) Python
24 226 (15.08%) Mathematics
25 210 (14.01%) Web Development
26 198 (13.21%) Linux
27 182 (12.14%) .NET Framework
28 172 (11.47%) BDD
29 170 (11.34%) Scrum
30 158 (10.54%) Finance

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 (4.07%) Elasticsearch
2 24 (1.60%) SharePoint
3 15 (1.00%) Tomcat
4 11 (0.73%) Apache Spark
4 11 (0.73%) IIS
5 9 (0.60%) Apache
6 8 (0.53%) WordPress
7 7 (0.47%) Drupal
8 6 (0.40%) Confluence
9 5 (0.33%) CMS
10 4 (0.27%) JBoss
11 3 (0.20%) BizTalk Server
11 3 (0.20%) GlassFish
11 3 (0.20%) Moodle
12 2 (0.13%) Jetty
12 2 (0.13%) K2 blackpearl
13 1 (0.067%) GeoServer
13 1 (0.067%) NServiceBus
13 1 (0.067%) Oracle SOA Suite
13 1 (0.067%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 20 (1.33%) Microsoft Office
2 18 (1.20%) Microsoft Excel
3 14 (0.93%) Photoshop
4 4 (0.27%) Adobe Creative Suite
4 4 (0.27%) Adobe Illustrator
5 3 (0.20%) Adobe After Effects
5 3 (0.20%) Adobe Captivate
5 3 (0.20%) Adobe Premiere
6 1 (0.067%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 17 (1.13%) Magento
2 3 (0.20%) Dynamics CRM
3 1 (0.067%) Academy Revenues and Benefits
3 1 (0.067%) BASE24
3 1 (0.067%) Markit EDM
3 1 (0.067%) OpenCart
3 1 (0.067%) Optimost
3 1 (0.067%) Payment Gateway
3 1 (0.067%) Sage X3
3 1 (0.067%) WebTrends
Cloud Services
1 128 (8.54%) Microsoft Azure
2 102 (6.80%) Amazon AWS
3 25 (1.67%) GitHub
4 20 (1.33%) SaaS
5 13 (0.87%) Cloud Computing
6 6 (0.40%) Bluemix
6 6 (0.40%) IaaS
6 6 (0.40%) IBM Cloud
6 6 (0.40%) PaaS
7 3 (0.20%) Office 365
8 2 (0.13%) Amazon EC2
8 2 (0.13%) Azure Data Factory
8 2 (0.13%) Google Analytics
9 1 (0.067%) AWS Lambda
9 1 (0.067%) Azure Machine Learning
9 1 (0.067%) Google Play
9 1 (0.067%) MailChimp
Communications & Networking
1 27 (1.80%) Internet
2 7 (0.47%) HTTP
3 5 (0.33%) FTP
4 2 (0.13%) Kerberos
4 2 (0.13%) Skype
4 2 (0.13%) SMS
5 1 (0.067%) SSH
5 1 (0.067%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 419 (27.95%) SQL Server
2 138 (9.21%) MySQL
3 121 (8.07%) MongoDB
4 89 (5.94%) SQL Server 2014
5 76 (5.07%) Relational Database
6 43 (2.87%) NoSQL
7 41 (2.74%) Big Data
8 20 (1.33%) Oracle Database
9 18 (1.20%) SQL Server Integration Services
10 17 (1.13%) RDBMS
11 12 (0.80%) Data Warehouse
11 12 (0.80%) SQL Server Reporting Services
12 10 (0.67%) MS Access
13 9 (0.60%) SQL Server 2016
14 8 (0.53%) Hadoop
14 8 (0.53%) PostgreSQL
15 7 (0.47%) CouchDB
15 7 (0.47%) RavenDB
15 7 (0.47%) SQL Server 2005
15 7 (0.47%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 100 (6.67%) Git (software)
2 79 (5.27%) Visual Studio
3 69 (4.60%) NUnit
4 63 (4.20%) Moq
5 61 (4.07%) TeamCity
6 60 (4.00%) Rhino Mocks
7 37 (2.47%) Eclipse
7 37 (2.47%) Team Foundation Server
8 35 (2.33%) MSTest
9 30 (2.00%) Maven
10 25 (1.67%) JIRA
11 23 (1.53%) Subversion
12 15 (1.00%) JUnit
12 15 (1.00%) Mercurial
13 14 (0.93%) Bugzilla
13 14 (0.93%) Grunt
13 14 (0.93%) Jenkins
14 13 (0.87%) Gradle
14 13 (0.87%) Mockito
15 12 (0.80%) Trac
General
1 158 (10.54%) Finance
2 144 (9.61%) Games
3 83 (5.54%) Marketing
4 73 (4.87%) Banking
5 65 (4.34%) Retail
6 43 (2.87%) Telecoms
7 41 (2.74%) Electronics
8 33 (2.20%) Investment Banking
9 20 (1.33%) Automotive
10 16 (1.07%) Manufacturing
11 13 (0.87%) Advertising
12 10 (0.67%) Legal
13 6 (0.40%) Financial Institution
14 5 (0.33%) Front Office
15 3 (0.20%) Pharmaceutical
16 2 (0.13%) Aerospace
16 2 (0.13%) Back Office
16 2 (0.13%) Law
16 2 (0.13%) Local Government
16 2 (0.13%) Multimedia
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 690 (46.03%) .NET
2 410 (27.35%) ASP.NET
3 394 (26.28%) HTML
4 353 (23.55%) CSS
5 264 (17.61%) AngularJS
6 258 (17.21%) ASP.NET MVC
7 182 (12.14%) .NET Framework
8 145 (9.67%) jQuery
9 136 (9.07%) WCF
10 132 (8.81%) HTML5
11 116 (7.74%) WPF
12 115 (7.67%) XML
13 113 (7.54%) ASP.NET Web API
14 108 (7.20%) RESTful
15 104 (6.94%) Node.js
16 98 (6.54%) J2EE
17 92 (6.14%) Entity Framework
18 86 (5.74%) Twitter Bootstrap
19 77 (5.14%) ASP.NET MVC 5
20 76 (5.07%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 617 (41.16%) Computer Science
2 131 (8.74%) Analytical Skills
3 90 (6.00%) Algorithms
4 81 (5.40%) Mobile App
5 44 (2.94%) User Experience
6 42 (2.80%) Greenfield Project
7 41 (2.74%) Enterprise Software
8 32 (2.13%) Data Structures
9 27 (1.80%) Client/Server
10 26 (1.73%) Tandem
11 22 (1.47%) Fintech
12 18 (1.20%) 3D Printing
13 14 (0.93%) Hedge funds
13 14 (0.93%) Mainframe
13 14 (0.93%) Mobile Games
14 13 (0.87%) Internet of Things
15 8 (0.53%) iPad
16 7 (0.47%) Driving Licence
16 7 (0.47%) e-Learning
17 5 (0.33%) BBC
Operating Systems
1 198 (13.21%) Linux
2 147 (9.81%) Windows
3 78 (5.20%) Android
4 58 (3.87%) Apple iOS
5 27 (1.80%) VxWorks
6 15 (1.00%) Debian
7 13 (0.87%) Windows Server
8 12 (0.80%) Unix
9 11 (0.73%) Mac OS
10 7 (0.47%) Windows Server 2008
10 7 (0.47%) Windows Server 2012
11 4 (0.27%) Embedded Linux
11 4 (0.27%) Ubuntu
12 3 (0.20%) Mac OS X
13 2 (0.13%) Amazon Linux
13 2 (0.13%) CentOS
13 2 (0.13%) Windows Phone
14 1 (0.067%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 466 (31.09%) Agile Software Development
2 378 (25.22%) MVC
3 310 (20.68%) TDD
4 307 (20.48%) Software Engineering
5 283 (18.88%) OO
6 273 (18.21%) OOP
7 226 (15.08%) Mathematics
8 210 (14.01%) Web Development
9 172 (11.47%) BDD
10 170 (11.34%) Scrum
11 150 (10.01%) Kanban
12 138 (9.21%) SDLC
13 137 (9.14%) Web Application Development
14 89 (5.94%) Dependency Injection
15 83 (5.54%) Physics
16 81 (5.40%) Continuous Integration
17 72 (4.80%) Multithreading
18 67 (4.47%) Mentoring
19 57 (3.80%) OOD
20 49 (3.27%) Business Intelligence
Programming Languages
1 858 (57.24%) C#
2 712 (47.50%) Java
3 503 (33.56%) JavaScript
4 382 (25.48%) C++
5 373 (24.88%) SQL
6 233 (15.54%) Python
7 144 (9.61%) PHP
8 116 (7.74%) C
9 94 (6.27%) Ruby
10 71 (4.74%) VB.NET
11 57 (3.80%) F#
12 34 (2.27%) T-SQL
13 33 (2.20%) Shell Script
14 32 (2.13%) TypeScript
15 28 (1.87%) VB
16 25 (1.67%) Scala
17 20 (1.33%) Objective-C
17 20 (1.33%) R
18 16 (1.07%) PL/SQL
19 10 (0.67%) Perl
Qualifications
1 812 (54.17%) Degree
2 293 (19.55%) Computer Science Degree
3 72 (4.80%) Numerate Degree
4 49 (3.27%) Security Cleared
5 41 (2.74%) Microsoft Certification
6 39 (2.60%) PhD
7 30 (2.00%) MCP
8 28 (1.87%) DV Cleared
8 28 (1.87%) MCSD
9 26 (1.73%) MCAD
9 26 (1.73%) MCTS
10 17 (1.13%) SC Cleared
11 14 (0.93%) Master's Degree
12 13 (0.87%) ISTQB
13 6 (0.40%) HND
14 4 (0.27%) DBS Check
14 4 (0.27%) PMI Certification
15 1 (0.067%) Sun Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 26 (1.73%) QA
2 15 (1.00%) SLA
3 1 (0.067%) MiFID
3 1 (0.067%) PCI DSS
3 1 (0.067%) SEPA
System Software
1 30 (2.00%) Virtual Machines
1 30 (2.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 7 (0.47%) Docker
3 1 (0.067%) Active Directory
3 1 (0.067%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 55 (3.67%) Kibana
2 27 (1.80%) Ansible
3 4 (0.27%) Kubernetes
4 3 (0.20%) Puppet
5 1 (0.067%) Opsview
Vendors
1 253 (16.88%) Microsoft
2 148 (9.87%) Oracle
3 66 (4.40%) Google
4 33 (2.20%) VMware
5 17 (1.13%) Apple
6 16 (1.07%) Xamarin
7 15 (1.00%) IBM
8 14 (0.93%) SAP
9 12 (0.80%) Zend
10 6 (0.40%) Adobe
11 5 (0.33%) Facebook
12 4 (0.27%) Cognos
12 4 (0.27%) Kofax
13 2 (0.13%) Atlassian
13 2 (0.13%) MicroStrategy
13 2 (0.13%) Twitter
14 1 (0.067%) Maxymiser
14 1 (0.067%) Monetate
14 1 (0.067%) Optimizely
14 1 (0.067%) Sitecore
Letchworth Garden City, Hertfordshire
Understanding Recruitment
Salary: £23000 - £25000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 3 hours ago
Newbury, Berkshire
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £22000 - £30000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 20 hours ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Estio Technology Recruitment
Salary: From £20,000 to £30,000 per annum
Posted: 21 hours ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
The Bridge Ltd
Salary: From £20,000 to £60,000 per annum
Posted: 20 hours ago
Coventry, West Midlands (County)
Monarch Recruitment
Salary: £20000 - £28000 per annum, Benefits benefits
Posted: 21 hours ago
Hertfordshire
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £20000 - £30000 per annum
Posted: 20 hours ago
Chester, Cheshire
TEKsystems
Salary: £20000 - £27000 per annum
Posted: 22 hours ago
Chorley, Lancashire
Applause IT Innovation
Salary: £20000 - £25000 per annum + bens
Posted: 21 hours ago
Abingdon, Oxfordshire
Pro-Quest Resourcing Ltd
Salary: From £24,000 to £26,000 per annum + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Redditch, Worcestershire
Spring Technology
Salary: £18000.00 - £23000.00 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Interaction Recruitment PLC
Salary: Market related
Posted: 21 hours ago
Ipswich, Suffolk
Oscar
Salary: £20000 - £25000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Harlow, Essex
Senitor Associates
Salary: £20000 - £25000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 21 hours ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Applause IT Innovation
Salary: £20000 - £25000 per annum + bens
Posted: 21 hours ago
Glasgow, Lanarkshire
Solutions Recruitment
Salary: From £18,000 to £25,000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Bristol, Avon
CV Screen Ltd
Salary: £25k - 30k per year + benefits
Posted: 22 hours ago
Winchester, Hampshire
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum
Posted: 21 hours ago
Farnborough, Hampshire
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £25000 - £28000 per annum + benefiits + training + progression
Posted: Yesterday
London
Clearwater People Solutions
Salary: £24000 Per Annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Abingdon, Oxfordshire
Pro-Quest Resourcing Ltd
Salary: From £24,000 to £26,000 per annum + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Tring, Hertfordshire
Oscar
Salary: £20000 - £28000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Central London / West End
Co-Hire
Salary: From £30,000 to £45,000 per annum Competitive benefits package
Posted: 20 hours ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
ECM Selection
Salary: From £0 to £45,000 per annum £25k-£35k dep. experience+bonus
Posted: 2 days ago
Northampton, Northamptonshire
IT Connections
Salary: £25,000 to £33,000
Posted: 21 hours ago
London
Nicoll Curtin
Salary: £26000 - £30000.00 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Witney, Oxfordshire
CV Screen Ltd
Salary: £18k - 24k per year + Pension
Posted: Yesterday
Weybridge, Surrey
Redrock Consulting Ltd
Salary: £30000 per annum + Paid for socials, hackathons
Posted: Yesterday
Macclesfield, Cheshire
Adria Solutions Ltd
Salary: £20000 - £30000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Manchester, Lancashire
Adria Solutions Ltd
Salary: £20000 - £30000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Sutton Coldfield, West Midlands (County)
Rullion
Salary: £20000 - £25000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago