The median annual salary for a Graduate Developer was £25,000 in advertised job vacancies during the 3 months to 25 March 2017.

The first table below provides salary benchmarking and summary statistics including a comparison to same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
25 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Graduate Developer
UK
Rank 400 393 422
Rank change year-on-year -7 +29  
Permanent jobs requiring a Graduate Developer 581 787 724
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.68% 0.76% 0.68%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.71% 0.79% 0.71%
Number of salaries quoted 521 713 669
Median salary £25,000 £26,000 £25,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -3.84% +4.00%  
90% offered a salary of more than £21,786 £21,500 £21,000
10% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £35,000 £31,500
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 81759 99530 102645
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the UK 96.26% 96.36% 96.63%
Number of salaries quoted 67832 83314 83806
Median salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £72,500 £70,000 £70,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,000 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +1.20% +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 March 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 March 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 -17 558 £25,000 -3.84% 114
London -24 173 £27,500 -8.33% 28
South East -10 114 £25,500 +2.00% 24
East of England +26 71 £25,500 -13.55% 18
South West +32 59 £25,000 -3.84% 12
West Midlands +25 54 £25,000 +11.11% 10
Bristol +27 50 £24,375 -6.25% 6
Berkshire +31 39 £27,500 +10.00% 5
North West -15 38 £25,000 - 9
Birmingham +38 36 £27,500 +30.95% 2
Cambridgeshire +19 33 £27,500 -8.33% 8
Manchester -2 29 £25,000 - 2
Cambridge +13 27 £33,500 +11.66% 8
City of London +56 24 £33,500 +11.66% 7
Reading +43 21 £26,750 +7.00% 2
Yorkshire +21 19 £25,000 +11.11% 8
Hampshire +19 17 £22,500 -10.00% 3
Surrey +14 17 £22,000 -13.72% 1
West Yorkshire +42 15 £25,000 -16.66% 5
North East +17 15 £25,000 +8.69% 1
Hertfordshire +13 15 £27,500 -21.42% 3
Oxfordshire +2 15 £25,500 -15.00% 7
East Midlands -11 15 £25,000 - 4
Newcastle upon Tyne +20 14 £25,000 - 1
Tyne and Wear +20 14 £25,000 +8.69% 1
Wales +10 12 £22,500 +9.75% 3
Essex +22 11 £24,000 - 2
Leeds +29 10 £25,000 +8.69% 4
Newbury +22 10 £37,500 - 3
East Sussex -8 9 £24,500 -2.00% 2

Graduate Developer Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 25 March 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.

1 782 (59.79%) C#
2 693 (52.98%) .NET
3 685 (52.37%) Degree
4 601 (45.95%) Computer Science
5 587 (44.88%) Java
6 465 (35.55%) Agile Software Development
7 449 (34.33%) ASP.NET
8 394 (30.12%) MVC
9 390 (29.82%) JavaScript
10 368 (28.13%) SQL
11 345 (26.38%) C++
12 323 (24.69%) TDD
12 323 (24.69%) SQL Server
13 322 (24.62%) HTML
14 289 (22.09%) ASP.NET MVC
15 283 (21.64%) OO
16 280 (21.41%) CSS
17 232 (17.74%) OOP
18 220 (16.82%) Microsoft
19 216 (16.51%) .NET Framework
20 211 (16.13%) Mathematics
21 208 (15.90%) Web Development
22 199 (15.21%) BDD
23 176 (13.46%) WCF
23 176 (13.46%) XML
24 170 (13.00%) Web Application Development
24 170 (13.00%) SDLC
25 163 (12.46%) Software Engineering
26 161 (12.31%) Windows
27 158 (12.08%) Scrum

Graduate Developer Skill Set
Top Related 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 46 (3.52%) Elasticsearch
2 26 (1.99%) SharePoint
3 16 (1.22%) WordPress
4 10 (0.76%) CMS
4 10 (0.76%) Tomcat
5 9 (0.69%) IIS
6 7 (0.54%) Apache
6 7 (0.54%) Apache Spark
6 7 (0.54%) Umbraco
7 6 (0.46%) Drupal
8 4 (0.31%) JBoss
8 4 (0.31%) WebSphere
9 3 (0.23%) BizTalk Server
10 2 (0.15%) Jetty
10 2 (0.15%) Orchard CMS
11 1 (0.076%) Moodle
11 1 (0.076%) nginx
11 1 (0.076%) NServiceBus
11 1 (0.076%) SharePoint 2013
11 1 (0.076%) WildFly
Applications
1 79 (6.04%) MS Excel
2 12 (0.92%) Photoshop
3 7 (0.54%) Adobe Illustrator
4 6 (0.46%) MS Office
5 2 (0.15%) MS Visio
6 1 (0.076%) Adobe Creative Suite
6 1 (0.076%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 5 (0.38%) Magento
2 4 (0.31%) Dynamics CRM
3 3 (0.23%) Payment Gateway
4 2 (0.15%) Dynamics NAV
4 2 (0.15%) WebTrends
5 1 (0.076%) nopCommerce
5 1 (0.076%) Optimost
5 1 (0.076%) Oracle EBS
5 1 (0.076%) Sage X3
5 1 (0.076%) SAP Oil and Gas
5 1 (0.076%) Shopify
Cloud Services
1 80 (6.12%) Microsoft Azure
2 76 (5.81%) Amazon AWS
3 21 (1.61%) GitHub
4 20 (1.53%) SaaS
5 2 (0.15%) Amazon EC2
5 2 (0.15%) Office 365
5 2 (0.15%) Sage Pay
6 1 (0.076%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 61 (4.66%) Internet
2 13 (0.99%) HTTP
3 5 (0.38%) DNS
4 4 (0.31%) FTP
5 2 (0.15%) DHCP
5 2 (0.15%) HTTPS
5 2 (0.15%) Kerberos
5 2 (0.15%) SNMP
6 1 (0.076%) RFID
6 1 (0.076%) Unified Communications
Database & Business Intelligence
1 323 (24.69%) SQL Server
2 104 (7.95%) SQL Server 2014
3 75 (5.73%) MySQL
4 63 (4.82%) MongoDB
5 59 (4.51%) NoSQL
6 43 (3.29%) Relational Database
7 35 (2.68%) Big Data
8 17 (1.30%) SQL Server 2012
9 12 (0.92%) SQL Server 2008
10 9 (0.69%) SQL Server Reporting Services
11 7 (0.54%) PostgreSQL
11 7 (0.54%) SQL Server 2005
12 6 (0.46%) Data Warehouse
12 6 (0.46%) RDBMS
12 6 (0.46%) SQL Server Integration Services
13 5 (0.38%) Amazon DynamoDB
13 5 (0.38%) Crystal Reports
14 4 (0.31%) Apache Cassandra
14 4 (0.31%) Blockchain
14 4 (0.31%) Hadoop
Development Applications
1 105 (8.03%) NUnit
2 98 (7.49%) Moq
3 96 (7.34%) Rhino Mocks
4 84 (6.42%) Visual Studio
5 76 (5.81%) Git (software)
6 69 (5.28%) MSTest
7 57 (4.36%) TeamCity
8 40 (3.06%) Eclipse
9 38 (2.91%) Team Foundation Server
10 29 (2.22%) Maven
11 21 (1.61%) Gradle
12 18 (1.38%) JUnit
13 15 (1.15%) Mockito
14 11 (0.84%) Atlassian Bamboo
14 11 (0.84%) Jenkins
14 11 (0.84%) JIRA
15 10 (0.76%) Selenium
16 9 (0.69%) Octopus Deploy
16 9 (0.69%) Subversion
17 7 (0.54%) MSBuild
General
1 126 (9.63%) Games
2 115 (8.79%) Finance
3 76 (5.81%) Marketing
4 71 (5.43%) Banking
5 39 (2.98%) Investment Banking
6 36 (2.75%) Retail
7 15 (1.15%) Automotive
8 14 (1.07%) Legal
9 12 (0.92%) Telecoms
10 11 (0.84%) Advertising
11 8 (0.61%) Law
12 6 (0.46%) Manufacturing
13 5 (0.38%) Front Office
13 5 (0.38%) Local Government
14 4 (0.31%) Electronics
14 4 (0.31%) Financial Institution
14 4 (0.31%) Military
15 3 (0.23%) Mandarin Language
16 2 (0.15%) Multimedia
16 2 (0.15%) Publishing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 693 (52.98%) .NET
2 449 (34.33%) ASP.NET
3 322 (24.62%) HTML
4 289 (22.09%) ASP.NET MVC
5 280 (21.41%) CSS
6 216 (16.51%) .NET Framework
7 176 (13.46%) WCF
7 176 (13.46%) XML
8 146 (11.16%) AngularJS
9 145 (11.09%) WPF
10 124 (9.48%) ASP.NET MVC 5
11 113 (8.64%) jQuery
12 112 (8.56%) RESTful
13 109 (8.33%) ASP.NET Web API
14 98 (7.49%) Web Services
15 92 (7.03%) HTML5
16 89 (6.80%) Entity Framework
17 81 (6.19%) J2EE
17 81 (6.19%) WinForms
18 71 (5.43%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 601 (45.95%) Computer Science
2 70 (5.35%) Algorithms
3 64 (4.89%) Mobile App
4 52 (3.98%) Analytical Skills
5 45 (3.44%) Enterprise Software
6 28 (2.14%) Client/Server
7 26 (1.99%) Tandem
8 22 (1.68%) Internet of Things
9 13 (0.99%) Data Structures
9 13 (0.99%) Fintech
9 13 (0.99%) User Experience
10 12 (0.92%) Hedge funds
11 11 (0.84%) iPad
12 9 (0.69%) Linux Command Line
12 9 (0.69%) Social Media
13 8 (0.61%) BBC
13 8 (0.61%) Cloud Native
14 7 (0.54%) Mobile Games
14 7 (0.54%) Xbox
15 5 (0.38%) Driving Licence
Operating Systems
1 161 (12.31%) Windows
2 129 (9.86%) Linux
3 69 (5.28%) Android
4 46 (3.52%) Apple iOS
5 10 (0.76%) Windows Server
6 9 (0.69%) Unix
7 8 (0.61%) Mac OS
7 8 (0.61%) Windows Server 2012
8 7 (0.54%) Windows Server 2008
9 6 (0.46%) Windows 10
10 4 (0.31%) Ubuntu
10 4 (0.31%) VxWorks
11 1 (0.076%) Debian
11 1 (0.076%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 1 (0.076%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 465 (35.55%) Agile Software Development
2 394 (30.12%) MVC
3 323 (24.69%) TDD
4 283 (21.64%) OO
5 232 (17.74%) OOP
6 211 (16.13%) Mathematics
7 208 (15.90%) Web Development
8 199 (15.21%) BDD
9 170 (13.00%) SDLC
9 170 (13.00%) Web Application Development
10 163 (12.46%) Software Engineering
11 158 (12.08%) Scrum
12 145 (11.09%) Kanban
13 116 (8.87%) Dependency Injection
14 97 (7.42%) Continuous Integration
15 74 (5.66%) Multithreading
16 72 (5.50%) Inversion of Control
17 61 (4.66%) Front End Development
18 53 (4.05%) MVVM
19 52 (3.98%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 782 (59.79%) C#
2 587 (44.88%) Java
3 390 (29.82%) JavaScript
4 368 (28.13%) SQL
5 345 (26.38%) C++
6 157 (12.00%) Python
7 116 (8.87%) PHP
8 105 (8.03%) C
9 88 (6.73%) Ruby
10 70 (5.35%) VB.NET
11 45 (3.44%) F#
12 35 (2.68%) VB
13 32 (2.45%) T-SQL
14 16 (1.22%) Objective-C
15 15 (1.15%) Scala
16 12 (0.92%) Go
16 12 (0.92%) MATLAB
17 11 (0.84%) TypeScript
18 10 (0.76%) R
19 9 (0.69%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 685 (52.37%) Degree
2 40 (3.06%) Microsoft Certification
3 31 (2.37%) MCP
4 29 (2.22%) MCSD
5 27 (2.06%) MCAD
5 27 (2.06%) MCTS
6 24 (1.83%) PhD
7 12 (0.92%) Security Cleared
8 5 (0.38%) DBS Check
9 4 (0.31%) DV Cleared
9 4 (0.31%) HND
10 3 (0.23%) BPSS Clearance
11 2 (0.15%) Postgraduate
12 1 (0.076%) HNC
12 1 (0.076%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 27 (2.06%) QA
2 2 (0.15%) SDET
System Software
1 13 (0.99%) Docker
2 7 (0.54%) VMware Infrastructure
3 6 (0.46%) Virtual Machines
4 1 (0.076%) Active Directory
4 1 (0.076%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 44 (3.36%) Kibana
2 4 (0.31%) Ansible
2 4 (0.31%) Kubernetes
3 1 (0.076%) Forefront Identity Manager
Vendors
1 220 (16.82%) Microsoft
2 55 (4.20%) Google
3 52 (3.98%) Oracle
4 13 (0.99%) Facebook
4 13 (0.99%) Xamarin
5 10 (0.76%) VMware
6 8 (0.61%) Apple
7 7 (0.54%) Zend
8 5 (0.38%) BT
8 5 (0.38%) Intel Security
9 3 (0.23%) Adobe
9 3 (0.23%) HP
9 3 (0.23%) Twitter
10 2 (0.15%) IBM
10 2 (0.15%) LexisNexis
10 2 (0.15%) PayPal
10 2 (0.15%) SAP
10 2 (0.15%) WorldPay
11 1 (0.076%) CA
11 1 (0.076%) Red Hat
Wiltshire
ComputerWorld Personnel Ltd
Salary: £18000.0000 - £25000.0000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Warrington, Cheshire
Rullion
Salary: £18000 - £22000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 20 hours ago
Reading, Berkshire
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum
Posted: 16 hours ago
Edinburgh, Midlothian
Sanderson
Posted: 18 hours ago
Hull, North Humberside
Senitor Associates
Salary: £18000 - £25000 per annum + Excellent Training
Posted: 20 hours ago
Crawley, West Sussex
Rullion
Salary: £20000 - £30000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Bristol, Avon
Sanderson
Salary: £22500 - £25000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 19 hours ago
London
Digitech Resourcing Ltd
Salary: From £22,000 to £26,000 per annum + Bonus
Posted: 15 hours ago
Tamworth, Staffordshire
Kingfisher Consultancy
Salary: £20000 - £30000 per annum + pen/health/25 hols/gym
Posted: 16 hours ago
Luton, Bedfordshire
Actis Recruitment.
Salary: From £21,000 to £22,000 per annum benefits inc pension & share ownersh
Posted: 19 hours ago
Oxfordshire
Ascend Consulting
Salary: From £20,000 to £30,000 per annum
Posted: 15 hours ago
Halifax, West Yorkshire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £18000 - £22000 per annum + Excellent Benefits & Training
Posted: 15 hours ago
London
ReThink Recruitment
Salary: £20000.00 - £50000.00 per annum
Posted: 18 hours ago
Warwickshire
Verticality Ltd
Salary: £18000 - £21000 per annum, Benefits Benefits
Posted: 18 hours ago
Kettering, Northamptonshire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £18000 - £20000 per annum + Benefits, progression & training
Posted: 14 hours ago
Witney, Oxfordshire
The Bridge Ltd
Posted: 2 days ago
Cardiff, South Glamorgan
Senitor Associates
Salary: £18000 - £22000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 15 hours ago
Swansea, West Glamorgan
Redrock Consulting Ltd
Salary: £18000 - £40000 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Bristol, Avon
Sanderson
Salary: £22000 - £28000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Oxford, Oxfordshire
set2recruit
Salary: Up to £35,000 per annum
Posted: 16 hours ago
Portsmouth, Hampshire
Redrock Consulting Ltd
Salary: £22000 - £27000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Senitor Associates
Salary: Excellent Benefits Package
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Ventula Consulting Ltd
Salary: From £25,000 to £25,000 per annum Up to £25k + Generous Bonus + Bens
Posted: Yesterday
Leeds, West Yorkshire
4it Recruitment Ltd
Salary: Up to £25,000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Witney, Oxfordshire
CV Screen Ltd
Salary: £18k - 24k per year + Pension
Posted: Yesterday
York, North Yorkshire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £18000 - £22000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Norwich, Norfolk
Pure Resourcing Solutions
Salary: £20000 - £25000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Dartford, Kent
1st Choice Computer Appointments Ltd
Salary: From £18,000 to £25,000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
ECM Selection
Salary: £35,000 to £65,000 + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
London
Oho Group Ltd.
Salary: £28000 - £35000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago