The median annual salary for a Graduate Programmer was £24,000 in advertised job vacancies during the 3 months to 30 March 2017.

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

Graduate Programmer
UK
3 months to
30 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 838 921 950
Rank change year-on-year +83 +29  
Permanent jobs requiring a Graduate Programmer 14 29 19
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.016% 0.028% 0.018%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.017% 0.029% 0.018%
Number of salaries quoted 10 28 19
Median salary £24,000 £32,500 £22,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -26.15% +44.44%  
90% offered a salary of more than £23,850 £20,000 £19,400
10% offered a salary of more than £41,000 £50,000 £29,000
UK excluding London median salary £24,000 £22,500 £22,000
% change year-on-year +6.66% +2.27%  

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 82331 100795 104032
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the UK 96.29% 96.38% 96.64%
Number of salaries quoted 68376 84445 84981
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 £41,995 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +1.19% +3.75%  

Graduate Programmer
Job Vacancy Trend

The job posting trend of jobs advertised that featured Graduate Programmer in the job title.

Job vacancy trend for Graduate Programmer in the UK

Graduate Programmer
Salary Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Graduate Programmer.

Salary trend for Graduate Programmer in the UK

Graduate Programmer
Salary Histogram

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Graduate Programmer over the 3 months to 30 March 2017.

Salary histogram for Graduate Programmer in the UK

Graduate Programmer
Top 14 Job Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Graduate Programmer within the UK over the 3 months to 30 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 +62 14 £24,000 -26.15% 2
South East +64 6 £41,500 +50.90%
East of England - 5 £24,000 -
Essex - 5 £24,000 -
Chelmsford - 5 £24,000 -
London +56 3 £35,000 -30.00% 2
Buckinghamshire +19 2 - -
Hampshire - 2 - -
High Wycombe - 2 - -
West Sussex +5 1 £50,000 +66.66%
City of London - 1 £40,000 - 1
Oxfordshire - 1 £33,000 -
Crawley - 1 £50,000 -
Abingdon - 1 £33,000 -

Graduate Programmer Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills

For the 6 months to 30 March 2017, Graduate Programmer 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 Programmer in the job title.

1 26 (76.47%) Degree
1 26 (76.47%) Computer Science
2 17 (50.00%) Java
3 11 (32.35%) SQL
4 8 (23.53%) JavaScript
5 7 (20.59%) C#
5 7 (20.59%) .NET
5 7 (20.59%) CSS
5 7 (20.59%) Agile Software Development
6 6 (17.65%) C++
6 6 (17.65%) HTML
6 6 (17.65%) C
6 6 (17.65%) Mathematics
6 6 (17.65%) jQuery
6 6 (17.65%) Software Engineering
7 5 (14.71%) Logical Data Model
7 5 (14.71%) Physical Data Model
7 5 (14.71%) Data Modelling
7 5 (14.71%) MVC
8 4 (11.76%) Linux
8 4 (11.76%) PHP
9 3 (8.82%) Android
9 3 (8.82%) Web Development
9 3 (8.82%) Apple iOS
9 3 (8.82%) Spine.js
9 3 (8.82%) Xamarin
9 3 (8.82%) SDLC
9 3 (8.82%) DBS Check
9 3 (8.82%) SQL Server
9 3 (8.82%) Visual Studio

Graduate Programmer 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 2 (5.88%) JBoss
1 2 (5.88%) WebSphere
2 1 (2.94%) Apache
2 1 (2.94%) Tomcat
Applications
1 3 (8.82%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 1 (2.94%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (8.82%) SQL Server
2 1 (2.94%) Big Data
2 1 (2.94%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 3 (8.82%) Visual Studio
2 2 (5.88%) Maven
General
1 3 (8.82%) Finance
2 2 (5.88%) Games
2 2 (5.88%) Pharmaceutical
2 2 (5.88%) Retail
3 1 (2.94%) Manufacturing
3 1 (2.94%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (20.59%) .NET
1 7 (20.59%) CSS
2 6 (17.65%) HTML
2 6 (17.65%) jQuery
3 3 (8.82%) ASP.NET
3 3 (8.82%) Spine.js
4 2 (5.88%) Hibernate
4 2 (5.88%) HTML5
4 2 (5.88%) J2EE
4 2 (5.88%) JMS
4 2 (5.88%) JSP
4 2 (5.88%) Spring
4 2 (5.88%) Spring MVC
4 2 (5.88%) STL
4 2 (5.88%) Web Services
4 2 (5.88%) XML
4 2 (5.88%) XSD
5 1 (2.94%) KnockoutJS
5 1 (2.94%) Qt
5 1 (2.94%) RabbitMQ
Miscellaneous
1 26 (76.47%) Computer Science
2 2 (5.88%) Algorithms
2 2 (5.88%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (2.94%) Fintech
Operating Systems
1 4 (11.76%) Linux
2 3 (8.82%) Android
2 3 (8.82%) Apple iOS
2 3 (8.82%) Windows
3 2 (5.88%) Windows 7
3 2 (5.88%) Windows XP
4 1 (2.94%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 1 (2.94%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (20.59%) Agile Software Development
2 6 (17.65%) Mathematics
2 6 (17.65%) Software Engineering
3 5 (14.71%) Data Modelling
3 5 (14.71%) Logical Data Model
3 5 (14.71%) MVC
3 5 (14.71%) Physical Data Model
4 3 (8.82%) Creative Problem-Solving
4 3 (8.82%) OOP
4 3 (8.82%) SDLC
4 3 (8.82%) Web Design
4 3 (8.82%) Web Development
5 2 (5.88%) Data Management
5 2 (5.88%) Physics
6 1 (2.94%) Artificial Intelligence
6 1 (2.94%) E-Commerce
6 1 (2.94%) OO
6 1 (2.94%) Scrum
6 1 (2.94%) Statistics
Programming Languages
1 17 (50.00%) Java
2 11 (32.35%) SQL
3 8 (23.53%) JavaScript
4 7 (20.59%) C#
5 6 (17.65%) C
5 6 (17.65%) C++
6 4 (11.76%) PHP
7 3 (8.82%) R
8 2 (5.88%) VB.NET
9 1 (2.94%) Fortran
9 1 (2.94%) MATLAB
9 1 (2.94%) Python
9 1 (2.94%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 26 (76.47%) Degree
2 3 (8.82%) DBS Check
3 1 (2.94%) Microsoft Certification
3 1 (2.94%) PhD
Vendors
1 3 (8.82%) Xamarin
2 2 (5.88%) Microsoft
3 1 (2.94%) Red Hat
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