The table below looks at the statistics for the Graduate Software Developer role in IT jobs advertised for the Berkshire region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Graduate Software Developer in their job title over the 3 months to 2 October 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
2 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Graduate Software Developer
Rank 213 205 215
Rank change year-on-year
-8 +10
Permanent jobs requiring a Graduate Software Developer 16 23 20
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Berkshire 0.27% 0.41% 0.37%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.29% 0.44% 0.39%
Number of salaries quoted 16 23 20
Average salary £26,750 £23,000 £27,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+16.30% -16.36%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,500 £21,000 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £30,000 £30,000
UK excluding London average salary £22,500 £22,500 £22,500
Graduate Software Developer
South East

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in permanent jobs advertised in the Berkshire region. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such the figures in the first row provide an indication of the total number of permanent jobs in the overall sample.

Job Titles Category
Berkshire
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
5529 5256 5085
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Berkshire 92.38% 93.13% 94.34%
Number of salaries quoted 3796 4015 4201
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,000 £26,000 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £62,500 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year
- +5.26%

Graduate Software Developer
Jobs Demand Trend in Berkshire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Graduate Software Developer in the job title across the Berkshire region as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

Graduate Software Developer Jobs Demand Trend in Berkshire

Graduate Software Developer
Salary Trend in Berkshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Graduate Software Developer across the Berkshire region.

Graduate Software Developer Salary Trend in Berkshire

Graduate Software Developer
Salary Histogram in Berkshire

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Graduate Software Developer across the Berkshire region over the 3 months to 2 October 2014.

Graduate Software Developer Salary Histogram in Berkshire

Graduate Software Developer
Job Locations in Berkshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Graduate Software Developer within the Berkshire region over the 3 months to 2 October 2014. 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
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statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Average Salary
Last 3 Months
Average Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Reading 0 8 £26,000 -13.33%
Slough +2 3 £25,000 +19.04%
Newbury - 3 £28,000 -
Graduate Software Developer
South East

Graduate Software Developer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 2 October 2014, IT jobs across the Berkshire region that cited Graduate Software Developer in their job title mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled with Graduate Software Developer in their job title.

1 29 (93.55%) .NET
2 27 (87.10%) C#
3 23 (74.19%) MS Excel
3 23 (74.19%) SQL Server
4 22 (70.97%) Degree
5 19 (61.29%) Computer Science
6 16 (51.61%) Microsoft
7 15 (48.39%) HTML
7 15 (48.39%) JavaScript
8 14 (45.16%) ASP.NET
9 11 (35.48%) Agile Software Development
10 10 (32.26%) SQL
10 10 (32.26%) C++
10 10 (32.26%) OO
10 10 (32.26%) Windows
11 9 (29.03%) VB.NET
12 8 (25.81%) Games
12 8 (25.81%) .NET Framework
12 8 (25.81%) CSS
12 8 (25.81%) Game Development
13 7 (22.58%) VB
14 6 (19.35%) Linux
14 6 (19.35%) Software Engineering
15 5 (16.13%) Visual Studio
15 5 (16.13%) PHP
16 4 (12.90%) Open Source
16 4 (12.90%) GitHub
16 4 (12.90%) Enterprise Software
16 4 (12.90%) Analytical Skills
16 4 (12.90%) MySQL

Graduate Software Developer
Top Related IT Skills in Berkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 2 October 2014, IT jobs across the Berkshire region that cited Graduate Software Developer in their job title mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled with Graduate Software Developer in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 2 (6.45%) SharePoint
Applications
1 23 (74.19%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 4 (12.90%) GitHub
Database & Business Intelligence
1 23 (74.19%) SQL Server
2 4 (12.90%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 5 (16.13%) Visual Studio
2 1 (3.23%) Git (software)
2 1 (3.23%) MSBuild
2 1 (3.23%) Jenkins
General
1 8 (25.81%) Games
2 1 (3.23%) Multimedia
2 1 (3.23%) Telecoms
2 1 (3.23%) Finance
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 29 (93.55%) .NET
2 15 (48.39%) HTML
3 14 (45.16%) ASP.NET
4 8 (25.81%) CSS
4 8 (25.81%) .NET Framework
5 4 (12.90%) LAMP
6 2 (6.45%) WinForms
6 2 (6.45%) XML
7 1 (3.23%) XSD
7 1 (3.23%) XSLT
7 1 (3.23%) .NET Remoting
7 1 (3.23%) STL
7 1 (3.23%) Web Services
7 1 (3.23%) WCF
7 1 (3.23%) WPF
7 1 (3.23%) WF
7 1 (3.23%) Silverlight
7 1 (3.23%) RESTful
7 1 (3.23%) Boost C++ Libraries
7 1 (3.23%) HTML5
Miscellaneous
1 19 (61.29%) Computer Science
2 4 (12.90%) Open Source
2 4 (12.90%) Enterprise Software
2 4 (12.90%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (3.23%) Embedded Systems
3 1 (3.23%) MPEG
3 1 (3.23%) Device Driver
Operating Systems
1 10 (32.26%) Windows
2 6 (19.35%) Linux
3 1 (3.23%) Embedded Linux
3 1 (3.23%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (35.48%) Agile Software Development
2 10 (32.26%) OO
3 8 (25.81%) Game Development
4 6 (19.35%) Software Engineering
5 2 (6.45%) MVC
6 1 (3.23%) Workflow
6 1 (3.23%) Migration
6 1 (3.23%) Scrum
6 1 (3.23%) Code Coverage
6 1 (3.23%) E-business
6 1 (3.23%) UML
6 1 (3.23%) OOP
6 1 (3.23%) OOA/OOD
6 1 (3.23%) Continuous Integration
6 1 (3.23%) Multithreading
6 1 (3.23%) Performance Analysis
Programming Languages
1 27 (87.10%) C#
2 15 (48.39%) JavaScript
3 10 (32.26%) C++
3 10 (32.26%) SQL
4 9 (29.03%) VB.NET
5 7 (22.58%) VB
6 5 (16.13%) PHP
7 2 (6.45%) T-SQL
8 1 (3.23%) C
8 1 (3.23%) Java
8 1 (3.23%) VC++
8 1 (3.23%) Shell Script
8 1 (3.23%) XPath
Qualifications
1 22 (70.97%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (3.23%) QA
Vendors
1 16 (51.61%) Microsoft