The median annual salary for a Graduate Developer was £25,000 in advertised job vacancies during the 3 months to 27 April 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
27 Apr 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 400 389 423
Rank change year-on-year -11 +34  
Permanent jobs requiring a Graduate Developer 618 783 784
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.72% 0.75% 0.71%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.75% 0.78% 0.73%
Number of salaries quoted 560 721 732
Median salary £25,000 £25,000 £25,000
90% offered a salary of more than £21,500 £21,500 £21,500
10% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £35,000 £34,750
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 82827 99939 106877
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the UK 96.29% 96.32% 96.56%
Number of salaries quoted 68817 83912 87121
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 £42,500 £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 27 April 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 27 April 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 -13 600 £25,500 - 105
London -1 193 £27,500 -8.33% 26
South East -2 117 £26,000 +4.00% 23
East of England +58 90 £25,000 -12.28% 12
West Midlands +40 66 £23,250 +8.13% 11
South West +29 47 £24,375 -2.50% 6
Cambridgeshire +20 42 £27,500 -8.33% 5
Berkshire +50 39 £27,500 +10.00% 5
Bristol +19 37 £23,500 -9.61% 3
North West -41 37 £25,000 - 10
Birmingham +42 33 £22,500 +7.14% 2
Cambridge +8 33 £33,500 +11.66% 5
Oxfordshire +30 32 £26,500 -3.63% 8
Manchester -19 31 £25,000 - 5
City of London +49 28 £33,500 +11.66% 5
Yorkshire -3 18 £22,000 -2.22% 8
Surrey +43 17 £22,500 -15.09% 5
Reading +35 17 £30,000 +9.09% 3
Staffordshire +10 17 £22,750 -5.20% 4
East Midlands -15 17 £25,000 - 8
North East +18 15 £25,000 +8.69% 1
Newcastle upon Tyne +25 14 £25,000 - 1
Tyne and Wear +24 14 £25,000 +8.69% 1
Hertfordshire +22 14 £30,000 -3.22% 4
Warwickshire +25 12 £25,000 +2.04% 3
West Yorkshire +16 11 £21,909 -26.97% 3
Essex +8 11 £24,000 -1.03%
Newbury +26 10 £32,500 - 1
Banbury - 10 £30,000 - 1
Norwich - 10 £25,000 - 1

Graduate Developer Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills

For the 6 months to 27 April 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.

1 737 (58.03%) C#
2 675 (53.15%) Degree
3 640 (50.39%) .NET
4 593 (46.69%) Java
5 572 (45.04%) Computer Science
6 438 (34.49%) Agile Software Development
7 412 (32.44%) ASP.NET
8 373 (29.37%) JavaScript
9 357 (28.11%) MVC
10 341 (26.85%) C++
11 338 (26.61%) SQL
12 323 (25.43%) TDD
13 317 (24.96%) SQL Server
14 300 (23.62%) HTML
15 269 (21.18%) OO
15 269 (21.18%) ASP.NET MVC
16 267 (21.02%) CSS
17 230 (18.11%) OOP
18 202 (15.91%) Mathematics
19 199 (15.67%) Web Development
19 199 (15.67%) .NET Framework
20 197 (15.51%) Microsoft
21 195 (15.35%) BDD
22 189 (14.88%) Software Engineering
23 172 (13.54%) Python
24 167 (13.15%) WCF
25 162 (12.76%) Web Application Development
26 160 (12.60%) SDLC
27 158 (12.44%) Scrum
28 157 (12.36%) AngularJS

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 51 (4.02%) Elasticsearch
2 25 (1.97%) SharePoint
3 12 (0.94%) WordPress
4 9 (0.71%) Apache Spark
5 8 (0.63%) CMS
6 6 (0.47%) Tomcat
6 6 (0.47%) Umbraco
7 5 (0.39%) Apache
7 5 (0.39%) Drupal
8 4 (0.31%) IIS
9 3 (0.24%) JBoss
9 3 (0.24%) WebSphere
10 2 (0.16%) Jetty
11 1 (0.079%) Confluence
11 1 (0.079%) Moodle
11 1 (0.079%) NServiceBus
11 1 (0.079%) Orchard CMS
11 1 (0.079%) SAS
11 1 (0.079%) SharePoint 2013
11 1 (0.079%) WildFly
Applications
1 11 (0.87%) Microsoft Excel
1 11 (0.87%) Photoshop
2 7 (0.55%) Adobe Illustrator
3 6 (0.47%) Microsoft Office
4 2 (0.16%) Adobe Creative Suite
5 1 (0.079%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 8 (0.63%) Magento
2 4 (0.31%) Dynamics CRM
2 4 (0.31%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 2 (0.16%) Dynamics NAV
3 2 (0.16%) WebTrends
4 1 (0.079%) Optimost
4 1 (0.079%) Oracle EBS
4 1 (0.079%) Payment Gateway
4 1 (0.079%) Sage X3
Cloud Services
1 84 (6.61%) Microsoft Azure
2 83 (6.54%) Amazon AWS
3 21 (1.65%) GitHub
4 20 (1.57%) SaaS
5 3 (0.24%) Office 365
6 2 (0.16%) Amazon EC2
7 1 (0.079%) Azure Machine Learning
7 1 (0.079%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 55 (4.33%) Internet
2 13 (1.02%) HTTP
3 5 (0.39%) FTP
4 3 (0.24%) DNS
5 2 (0.16%) Kerberos
6 1 (0.079%) SSH
6 1 (0.079%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 317 (24.96%) SQL Server
2 101 (7.95%) SQL Server 2014
3 77 (6.06%) MongoDB
4 75 (5.91%) MySQL
5 57 (4.49%) NoSQL
6 46 (3.62%) Relational Database
7 38 (2.99%) Big Data
8 12 (0.94%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 10 (0.79%) SQL Server 2012
10 9 (0.71%) SQL Server 2008
11 7 (0.55%) PostgreSQL
11 7 (0.55%) RDBMS
11 7 (0.55%) SQL Server 2005
11 7 (0.55%) SQL Server Integration Services
12 6 (0.47%) Data Warehouse
13 5 (0.39%) Amazon DynamoDB
13 5 (0.39%) Apache Cassandra
13 5 (0.39%) Crystal Reports
14 4 (0.31%) Blockchain
14 4 (0.31%) Hadoop
Development Applications
1 94 (7.40%) NUnit
2 90 (7.09%) Moq
3 87 (6.85%) Rhino Mocks
4 80 (6.30%) Visual Studio
5 76 (5.98%) Git (software)
6 63 (4.96%) TeamCity
7 60 (4.72%) MSTest
8 40 (3.15%) Eclipse
9 37 (2.91%) Team Foundation Server
10 29 (2.28%) Maven
11 22 (1.73%) Gradle
12 18 (1.42%) JUnit
13 16 (1.26%) Subversion
14 15 (1.18%) Mockito
15 14 (1.10%) Jenkins
16 11 (0.87%) Atlassian Bamboo
16 11 (0.87%) Bugzilla
17 10 (0.79%) JIRA
17 10 (0.79%) Octopus Deploy
17 10 (0.79%) Selenium
General
1 127 (10.00%) Games
2 119 (9.37%) Finance
3 73 (5.75%) Marketing
4 72 (5.67%) Banking
5 39 (3.07%) Retail
6 36 (2.83%) Investment Banking
7 21 (1.65%) Telecoms
8 18 (1.42%) Automotive
9 12 (0.94%) Electronics
9 12 (0.94%) Legal
10 10 (0.79%) Advertising
11 8 (0.63%) Law
11 8 (0.63%) Manufacturing
12 5 (0.39%) Front Office
13 4 (0.31%) Military
14 3 (0.24%) Billing
15 2 (0.16%) Publishing
16 1 (0.079%) Back Office
16 1 (0.079%) Financial Institution
16 1 (0.079%) Multimedia
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 640 (50.39%) .NET
2 412 (32.44%) ASP.NET
3 300 (23.62%) HTML
4 269 (21.18%) ASP.NET MVC
5 267 (21.02%) CSS
6 199 (15.67%) .NET Framework
7 167 (13.15%) WCF
8 157 (12.36%) AngularJS
9 153 (12.05%) XML
10 134 (10.55%) WPF
11 119 (9.37%) jQuery
12 113 (8.90%) RESTful
13 110 (8.66%) ASP.NET MVC 5
14 105 (8.27%) ASP.NET Web API
15 94 (7.40%) Web Services
16 90 (7.09%) Entity Framework
16 90 (7.09%) HTML5
17 76 (5.98%) J2EE
17 76 (5.98%) Twitter Bootstrap
18 70 (5.51%) WinForms
Miscellaneous
1 572 (45.04%) Computer Science
2 76 (5.98%) Analytical Skills
3 67 (5.28%) Algorithms
4 61 (4.80%) Mobile App
5 58 (4.57%) Greenfield Project
6 38 (2.99%) Enterprise Software
7 27 (2.13%) Client/Server
8 26 (2.05%) Tandem
9 20 (1.57%) Internet of Things
10 16 (1.26%) Data Structures
11 15 (1.18%) User Experience
12 14 (1.10%) Fintech
13 10 (0.79%) Hedge funds
13 10 (0.79%) Mobile Games
14 9 (0.71%) iPad
15 8 (0.63%) BBC
15 8 (0.63%) Cloud Native
15 8 (0.63%) Social Media
16 7 (0.55%) Linux Command Line
17 6 (0.47%) Driving Licence
Operating Systems
1 151 (11.89%) Windows
2 137 (10.79%) Linux
3 61 (4.80%) Android
4 40 (3.15%) Apple iOS
5 13 (1.02%) VxWorks
6 10 (0.79%) Unix
6 10 (0.79%) Windows Server
7 7 (0.55%) Windows Server 2008
7 7 (0.55%) Windows Server 2012
8 5 (0.39%) Mac OS
9 4 (0.31%) Ubuntu
10 3 (0.24%) Debian
10 3 (0.24%) Windows 10
11 2 (0.16%) Windows Phone
12 1 (0.079%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 438 (34.49%) Agile Software Development
2 357 (28.11%) MVC
3 323 (25.43%) TDD
4 269 (21.18%) OO
5 230 (18.11%) OOP
6 202 (15.91%) Mathematics
7 199 (15.67%) Web Development
8 195 (15.35%) BDD
9 189 (14.88%) Software Engineering
10 162 (12.76%) Web Application Development
11 160 (12.60%) SDLC
12 158 (12.44%) Scrum
13 150 (11.81%) Kanban
14 111 (8.74%) Dependency Injection
15 92 (7.24%) Continuous Integration
16 74 (5.83%) Multithreading
17 64 (5.04%) Inversion of Control
18 55 (4.33%) Front End Development
19 52 (4.09%) Physics
20 49 (3.86%) OOD
Programming Languages
1 737 (58.03%) C#
2 593 (46.69%) Java
3 373 (29.37%) JavaScript
4 341 (26.85%) C++
5 338 (26.61%) SQL
6 172 (13.54%) Python
7 113 (8.90%) PHP
8 107 (8.43%) C
9 91 (7.17%) Ruby
10 58 (4.57%) VB.NET
11 49 (3.86%) F#
12 28 (2.20%) VB
13 21 (1.65%) Scala
13 21 (1.65%) T-SQL
14 19 (1.50%) Shell Script
15 17 (1.34%) TypeScript
16 15 (1.18%) MATLAB
16 15 (1.18%) R
17 13 (1.02%) Objective-C
18 12 (0.94%) Go
Qualifications
1 675 (53.15%) Degree
2 37 (2.91%) Microsoft Certification
3 31 (2.44%) MCP
4 29 (2.28%) MCSD
5 27 (2.13%) MCAD
5 27 (2.13%) MCTS
6 23 (1.81%) Security Cleared
7 22 (1.73%) PhD
8 14 (1.10%) DV Cleared
9 6 (0.47%) DBS Check
9 6 (0.47%) HND
10 4 (0.31%) SC Cleared
11 3 (0.24%) ISTQB
11 3 (0.24%) PMI Certification
12 2 (0.16%) Postgraduate
13 1 (0.079%) HNC
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 20 (1.57%) QA
2 1 (0.079%) MiFID
2 1 (0.079%) SLA
System Software
1 16 (1.26%) Virtual Machines
1 16 (1.26%) VMware Infrastructure
2 13 (1.02%) Docker
3 1 (0.079%) Active Directory
3 1 (0.079%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 48 (3.78%) Kibana
2 13 (1.02%) Ansible
3 4 (0.31%) Kubernetes
4 1 (0.079%) Forefront Identity Manager
Vendors
1 197 (15.51%) Microsoft
2 74 (5.83%) Oracle
3 59 (4.65%) Google
4 19 (1.50%) VMware
5 16 (1.26%) Xamarin
6 13 (1.02%) Apple
7 10 (0.79%) Facebook
8 5 (0.39%) BT
8 5 (0.39%) Intel Security
8 5 (0.39%) SAP
9 4 (0.31%) Adobe
9 4 (0.31%) Zend
10 3 (0.24%) HP
10 3 (0.24%) Twitter
11 2 (0.16%) IBM
12 1 (0.079%) Alteryx
12 1 (0.079%) CA
12 1 (0.079%) Maxymiser
12 1 (0.079%) Progress
12 1 (0.079%) Sage
Woking, Surrey
Informatiq Consulting
Posted: 16 hours ago
Reading, Berkshire
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: £25000 - £30000 per annum
Posted: 23 hours ago
Hampshire
ninesharp
Salary: £22000 - £35000 per annum
Posted: 15 hours ago
City, London
Informatiq Consulting
Posted: 16 hours ago
Reading, Berkshire
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Brighton, East Sussex
Stratospherec
Salary: From £20,000 to £25,000 per annum
Posted: 21 hours ago
City, London
Client Server
Salary: £35k + bonus + benefits
Posted: 23 hours ago
Warrington, Cheshire
4it Recruitment Ltd
Salary: Up to £24,000 per annum plus benefits
Posted: 21 hours ago
Macclesfield, Cheshire
Adria Solutions Ltd
Salary: £20000 - £30000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 21 hours ago
Warrington, Cheshire
Adria Solutions Ltd
Salary: £20000 - £30000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 21 hours ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Adria Solutions Ltd
Salary: £20000 - £30000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 21 hours ago
Nottingham, Nottinghamshire
Ascent People Ltd
Salary: £20000 - £27000 per annum + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
ECM Selection
Salary: £35,000 to £65,000 + benefits
Posted: 18 hours ago
Stoke-On-Trent, Staffordshire
ReThink Recruitment
Salary: BENEFITS PACKAGE
Posted: 23 hours ago
City, London
Clearwater People Solutions
Salary: £20000 - £25000 Per Annum
Posted: Yesterday
Nottingham, Nottinghamshire
Ascent People Ltd
Salary: £20000 - £27000 per annum + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Itecco
Salary: £20000 - £25000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 13 hours ago
Bristol, Avon
Sanderson
Salary: £22000 - £28000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Stoke-On-Trent, Staffordshire
Searchability
Posted: Yesterday
Henley-On-Thames, Oxfordshire
Opensauce /New Growth Ltd
Salary: £25000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: 16 hours ago
City, London
Client Server
Salary: £35k + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Newbury, Berkshire
Redrock Consulting Ltd
Salary: £20000 - £27000 per annum + Excellent Training, Bonus Scheme
Posted: 2 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Computer People
Salary: £25000.00 - £30000.00 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Oxford, Oxfordshire
CV Screen Ltd
Salary: £18k - 24k per year + Pension
Posted: Yesterday
Woking, Surrey
Ashdown IT
Salary: £21000 - £23000 per annum + training + benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Oscar
Salary: £19000 - £23000 per annum + Great Benefits Package
Posted: Yesterday
Basingstoke, Hampshire
Venturi
Salary: £25000 - £30000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
South East London
Huxley Associates
Salary: £20000 - £25000 per annum + benefits + bonus
Posted: Yesterday
Leicester, Leicestershire
Rebel Recruitment
Salary: From £18,000 to £22,000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Northampton, Northamptonshire
Searchability
Salary: £18000 - £22000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago