Period
to 23 November 2017

The median annual salary for a Graduate Programmer was £28,750 in advertised job vacancies during the 6 months to 23 November 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
6 months to
23 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 1165 1182 1221
Rank change year-on-year +17 +39 +1
Permanent jobs requiring a Graduate Programmer 24 55 75
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.013% 0.029% 0.034%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.014% 0.030% 0.036%
Number of salaries quoted 24 54 78
UK median annual salary £28,750 £24,500 £22,750
Median salary % change year-on-year +17.35% +7.69% -5.21%
10th Percentile £23,225 £20,000 £19,000
90th Percentile £30,000 £37,500 £32,500
UK excluding London median annual salary £28,750 £24,000 £22,000
% change year-on-year +19.79% +9.09% -6.38%

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all permanent IT job vacancies. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title that can be normalized. As such, the figures in the second row provide an indication of the number of permanent jobs in our overall sample.

All Permanent IT Job Vacancies
UK
Permanent vacancies in the UK with a recognized job title 172559 183130 209788
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 95.79% 96.48% 96.46%
Number of salaries quoted 138476 153185 174290
UK median annual salary £48,000 £47,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +1.05% +5.56% -
10th Percentile £27,500 £27,000 £26,250
90th Percentile £78,750 £77,500 £75,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £42,500 £42,500 £41,000
% change year-on-year - +3.66% +2.50%

Graduate Programmer
Job Vacancy Trend

Job postings that featured Graduate Programmer in the job title as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised.

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 6 months to 23 November 2017.

Salary histogram for Graduate Programmer in the UK

Graduate Programmer
Top 9 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 6 months to 23 November 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 +6 24 £28,750 +17.35% 2
UK excluding London +17 21 £28,750 +19.79% 2
South East +36 14 £30,000 +33.33%
Midlands +25 5 £27,500 +25.00%
West Midlands +17 5 £27,500 +25.00%
London +4 3 - -
North of England +3 2 £21,250 +3.66%
Yorkshire +27 1 £24,000 -10.28%
North West -18 1 £18,500 -7.50%

Graduate Programmer Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills

For the 6 months to 23 November 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 17 (70.83%) C#
2 16 (66.67%) .NET
3 12 (50.00%) JavaScript
4 10 (41.67%) SQL
4 10 (41.67%) Microsoft
4 10 (41.67%) MVC
5 9 (37.50%) SQL Server
6 8 (33.33%) Degree
6 8 (33.33%) CSS
6 8 (33.33%) HTML
7 7 (29.17%) ASP.NET
7 7 (29.17%) Java
8 6 (25.00%) Computer Science
8 6 (25.00%) WPF
8 6 (25.00%) Continuous Integration
8 6 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
8 6 (25.00%) TDD
9 5 (20.83%) Computer Science Degree
9 5 (20.83%) jQuery
10 4 (16.67%) F#
10 4 (16.67%) SSDT
10 4 (16.67%) SignalR
10 4 (16.67%) Xamarin
10 4 (16.67%) RabbitMQ
10 4 (16.67%) Task Parallel Library
10 4 (16.67%) Akka
10 4 (16.67%) Reactive Extensions
10 4 (16.67%) MVVM
10 4 (16.67%) SOLID
10 4 (16.67%) ASP.NET Web API

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 (8.33%) Confluence
2 1 (4.17%) JBoss
2 1 (4.17%) SharePoint
2 1 (4.17%) WebSphere
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (37.50%) SQL Server
2 4 (16.67%) SSDT
3 3 (12.50%) MySQL
4 2 (8.33%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 3 (12.50%) Visual Studio
2 2 (8.33%) Git (software)
3 1 (4.17%) Maven
General
1 3 (12.50%) Retail
2 1 (4.17%) Finance
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 16 (66.67%) .NET
2 8 (33.33%) CSS
2 8 (33.33%) HTML
3 7 (29.17%) ASP.NET
4 6 (25.00%) WPF
5 5 (20.83%) jQuery
6 4 (16.67%) Akka
6 4 (16.67%) ASP.NET Web API
6 4 (16.67%) RabbitMQ
6 4 (16.67%) Reactive Extensions
6 4 (16.67%) ReactiveX
6 4 (16.67%) SignalR
6 4 (16.67%) Task Parallel Library
7 2 (8.33%) Ajax
7 2 (8.33%) ASP.NET MVC
7 2 (8.33%) Twitter Bootstrap
7 2 (8.33%) WCF
7 2 (8.33%) Web Services
7 2 (8.33%) XML
8 1 (4.17%) XSD
Miscellaneous
1 6 (25.00%) Computer Science
2 4 (16.67%) Algorithms
2 4 (16.67%) Greenfield Project
3 1 (4.17%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (4.17%) Driving Licence
3 1 (4.17%) EPoS
Operating Systems
1 3 (12.50%) Android
2 2 (8.33%) Apple iOS
3 1 (4.17%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (41.67%) MVC
2 6 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
2 6 (25.00%) Continuous Integration
2 6 (25.00%) TDD
3 4 (16.67%) Functional Programming
3 4 (16.67%) MVVM
3 4 (16.67%) OO
3 4 (16.67%) SOLID
4 3 (12.50%) Software Engineering
5 2 (8.33%) E-Commerce
5 2 (8.33%) Pair Programming
6 1 (4.17%) Android Development
Programming Languages
1 17 (70.83%) C#
2 12 (50.00%) JavaScript
3 10 (41.67%) SQL
4 7 (29.17%) Java
5 4 (16.67%) F#
5 4 (16.67%) XAML
6 3 (12.50%) C++
6 3 (12.50%) VB.NET
7 2 (8.33%) Go
7 2 (8.33%) Ruby
8 1 (4.17%) VB
Qualifications
1 8 (33.33%) Degree
2 5 (20.83%) Computer Science Degree
Vendors
1 10 (41.67%) Microsoft
2 4 (16.67%) Xamarin
3 2 (8.33%) Google
3 2 (8.33%) hybris