The table below looks at the statistics for the Graduate 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 in their job title over the 3 months to 19 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
19 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Graduate
Rank 136 145 112
Rank change year-on-year
+9 -33
Permanent jobs requiring a Graduate 94 85 118
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Berkshire 1.62% 1.44% 2.17%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.72% 1.54% 2.30%
Number of salaries quoted 84 69 111
Average salary £24,750 £22,500 £25,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+10.00% -10.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £19,300 £19,000 £22,000
10% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £27,450 £30,000
UK excluding London average salary £23,000 £22,500 £22,500
% change year-on-year
+2.22% -
Graduate
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
5469 5505 5127
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Berkshire 94.10% 93.34% 94.18%
Number of salaries quoted 3846 4029 4257
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000
90% offered a salary of more than £26,000 £27,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £62,500 £67,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%

Graduate
Jobs Demand Trend in Berkshire

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

Graduate Jobs Demand Trend in Berkshire

Graduate
Salary Trend in Berkshire

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

Graduate Salary Trend in Berkshire

Graduate
Salary Histogram in Berkshire

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Graduate across the Berkshire region over the 3 months to 19 December 2014.

Graduate Salary Histogram in Berkshire

Graduate
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 within the Berkshire region over the 3 months to 19 December 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 +7 31 £25,000 - 7
Newbury +11 16 £25,000 +31.57%
Slough -14 15 £22,500 - 1
Bracknell -19 9 £27,500 +10.00% 6
Maidenhead -3 1 £18,500 -17.77%
Windsor -19 1 £28,000 +40.00%
Graduate
South East

Graduate
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 19 December 2014, IT jobs across the Berkshire region that cited Graduate 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 in their job title.

1 134 (67.68%) Degree
2 87 (43.94%) HTML
3 82 (41.41%) JavaScript
4 70 (35.35%) Computer Science
5 64 (32.32%) .NET
6 63 (31.82%) C#
7 57 (28.79%) SQL
8 55 (27.78%) SQL Server
8 55 (27.78%) CSS
9 51 (25.76%) Agile Software Development
9 51 (25.76%) Software Engineering
9 51 (25.76%) Java
10 49 (24.75%) Finance
11 42 (21.21%) MS Excel
12 36 (18.18%) Microsoft
13 35 (17.68%) UNIX
13 35 (17.68%) ASP.NET
14 33 (16.67%) C++
15 32 (16.16%) Windows
16 31 (15.66%) Linux
17 25 (12.63%) Analytical Skills
18 22 (11.11%) HTML5
19 21 (10.61%) XML
19 21 (10.61%) MVC
20 20 (10.10%) VB.NET
21 19 (9.60%) jQuery
22 18 (9.09%) .NET Framework
23 17 (8.59%) JSTL
23 17 (8.59%) TCP/IP
23 17 (8.59%) OO

Graduate
Top Related IT Skills in Berkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 19 December 2014, IT jobs across the Berkshire region that cited Graduate 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 in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 15 (7.58%) SharePoint
2 8 (4.04%) CMS
3 3 (1.52%) Apache
4 1 (0.51%) IIS
Applications
1 42 (21.21%) MS Excel
2 17 (8.59%) MS Office
3 4 (2.02%) XMetaL
3 4 (2.02%) MS PowerPoint
4 2 (1.01%) Photoshop
5 1 (0.51%) AutoCAD
5 1 (0.51%) Simulink
5 1 (0.51%) Adobe Illustrator
Cloud Services
1 4 (2.02%) GitHub
2 2 (1.01%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 17 (8.59%) TCP/IP
2 8 (4.04%) FTP
2 8 (4.04%) HTTP
3 7 (3.54%) Kerberos
3 7 (3.54%) LDAP
4 5 (2.53%) Ethernet
4 5 (2.53%) Gigabit Ethernet
5 3 (1.52%) Firewall
6 1 (0.51%) VoIP
6 1 (0.51%) DNS
6 1 (0.51%) HTTPS
6 1 (0.51%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 55 (27.78%) SQL Server
2 8 (4.04%) MySQL
3 5 (2.53%) Relational Database
4 3 (1.52%) RDBMS
4 3 (1.52%) SQL Server 2012
5 2 (1.01%) Oracle Database
6 1 (0.51%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 14 (7.07%) Visual Studio
2 8 (4.04%) QuickTest Pro
2 8 (4.04%) Selenium
3 5 (2.53%) NUnit
3 5 (2.53%) Rhino Mocks
3 5 (2.53%) Moq
4 2 (1.01%) JUnit
5 1 (0.51%) MSBuild
5 1 (0.51%) Jenkins
5 1 (0.51%) Git (software)
5 1 (0.51%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 49 (24.75%) Finance
2 12 (6.06%) Advertising
3 9 (4.55%) Telecoms
4 6 (3.03%) Games
4 6 (3.03%) Banking
4 6 (3.03%) Marketing
5 4 (2.02%) Legal
6 3 (1.52%) Back Office
6 3 (1.52%) Retail
7 2 (1.01%) Local Government
8 1 (0.51%) Multimedia
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 87 (43.94%) HTML
2 64 (32.32%) .NET
3 55 (27.78%) CSS
4 35 (17.68%) ASP.NET
5 22 (11.11%) HTML5
6 21 (10.61%) XML
7 19 (9.60%) jQuery
8 18 (9.09%) .NET Framework
9 17 (8.59%) JSTL
10 14 (7.07%) WCF
11 13 (6.57%) WPF
12 11 (5.56%) WinForms
13 10 (5.05%) CSS3
14 9 (4.55%) JSP
14 9 (4.55%) ASP.NET MVC
15 8 (4.04%) STL
16 7 (3.54%) LAMP
17 5 (2.53%) Web Services
17 5 (2.53%) LINQ
17 5 (2.53%) Ajax
Miscellaneous
1 70 (35.35%) Computer Science
2 25 (12.63%) Analytical Skills
3 15 (7.58%) Mathematics
4 8 (4.04%) Management Information System
4 8 (4.04%) Embedded Systems
4 8 (4.04%) Mobile App
5 6 (3.03%) Enterprise Software
5 6 (3.03%) Social Media
6 4 (2.02%) Physics
6 4 (2.02%) Open Source
7 3 (1.52%) iPhone
8 1 (0.51%) MPEG
8 1 (0.51%) Kinect
8 1 (0.51%) User Experience
8 1 (0.51%) Device Driver
8 1 (0.51%) Economics
8 1 (0.51%) Copywriting
8 1 (0.51%) Blog
8 1 (0.51%) Data Integration
8 1 (0.51%) Data Structures
Operating Systems
1 35 (17.68%) UNIX
2 32 (16.16%) Windows
3 31 (15.66%) Linux
4 3 (1.52%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 2 (1.01%) Windows 7
5 2 (1.01%) Windows Vista
5 2 (1.01%) Windows XP
6 1 (0.51%) Embedded Linux
6 1 (0.51%) Windows Server 2008
6 1 (0.51%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 51 (25.76%) Agile Software Development
1 51 (25.76%) Software Engineering
2 21 (10.61%) MVC
3 17 (8.59%) OO
4 16 (8.08%) Unit Testing
5 15 (7.58%) Web Development
6 13 (6.57%) Automated Testing
7 11 (5.56%) ITIL
8 9 (4.55%) OOA/OOD
8 9 (4.55%) Scrum
9 8 (4.04%) Process Management
9 8 (4.04%) UML
9 8 (4.04%) System Testing
9 8 (4.04%) Waterfall
9 8 (4.04%) Automation Testing
10 7 (3.54%) Web Application Development
10 7 (3.54%) TDD
11 6 (3.03%) Migration
11 6 (3.03%) E-business
12 5 (2.53%) Information Security
Programming Languages
1 82 (41.41%) JavaScript
2 63 (31.82%) C#
3 57 (28.79%) SQL
4 51 (25.76%) Java
5 33 (16.67%) C++
6 20 (10.10%) VB.NET
7 16 (8.08%) T-SQL
8 15 (7.58%) PHP
9 10 (5.05%) C
10 7 (3.54%) VB
11 6 (3.03%) VC++
12 3 (1.52%) Objective-C
12 3 (1.52%) PHP5
13 2 (1.01%) MATLAB
13 2 (1.01%) PL/SQL
13 2 (1.01%) Perl
14 1 (0.51%) XAML
14 1 (0.51%) Python
14 1 (0.51%) Shell Script
14 1 (0.51%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 134 (67.68%) Degree
2 4 (2.02%) Microsoft Certification
3 3 (1.52%) CCNA
3 3 (1.52%) Cisco Certification
3 3 (1.52%) SC Cleared
3 3 (1.52%) Security Cleared
4 1 (0.51%) PhD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 14 (7.07%) QA
2 8 (4.04%) ISO 9001
2 8 (4.04%) SLA
System Software
1 7 (3.54%) NFS
2 5 (2.53%) Active Directory
3 1 (0.51%) vSphere
Vendors
1 36 (18.18%) Microsoft
2 8 (4.04%) Oracle
3 5 (2.53%) Symantec
3 5 (2.53%) Remedy
3 5 (2.53%) McAfee
3 5 (2.53%) IronPort
4 4 (2.02%) VMware
5 3 (1.52%) Red Hat
5 3 (1.52%) Cisco
6 2 (1.01%) CA
7 1 (0.51%) SAP
7 1 (0.51%) Autodesk
7 1 (0.51%) Sony
7 1 (0.51%) SolidWorks
7 1 (0.51%) JD Edwards
7 1 (0.51%) Google
7 1 (0.51%) Facebook
7 1 (0.51%) Twitter
7 1 (0.51%) HubSpot
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