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 4 September 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
4 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Graduate
Rank 116 119 122
Rank change year-on-year
+3 +3
Permanent jobs requiring a Graduate 98 109 106
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Berkshire 1.95% 1.86% 1.94%
As % of the Job Titles category 2.07% 2.01% 2.09%
Number of salaries quoted 91 87 93
Average salary £24,000 £25,000 £23,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-4.00% +6.38%
90% offered a salary of more than £19,100 £21,300 £20,500
10% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £30,200 £28,000
UK excluding London average salary £23,500 £22,500 £22,500
% change year-on-year
+4.44% -
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
4725 5426 5081
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Berkshire 93.99% 92.59% 93.09%
Number of salaries quoted 3756 3759 3959
Average salary £47,500 £45,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.55% +5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,000 £26,000 £25,500
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £65,000 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £39,000
% change year-on-year
- +2.56%

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 4 September 2015.

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 4 September 2015. 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
(Use links below to see detailed
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 +14 38 £25,000 - 4
Slough -4 13 £27,500 +22.22% 2
Newbury -3 12 £27,500 -8.33%
Maidenhead +17 11 £18,000 -20.00%
Bracknell +20 4 £28,750 -4.16% 1
Windsor +16 1 £21,500 -14.00%
Wokingham - 1 - -
Thatcham - 1 £20,000 -
Graduate
South East

Graduate
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 4 September 2015, 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.

1 102 (66.23%) Degree
2 66 (42.86%) Computer Science
3 46 (29.87%) Java
4 42 (27.27%) SQL
5 32 (20.78%) Software Engineering
6 31 (20.13%) C#
6 31 (20.13%) HTML
7 30 (19.48%) JavaScript
8 26 (16.88%) CSS
9 25 (16.23%) Analytical Skills
10 24 (15.58%) .NET
11 23 (14.94%) Finance
12 21 (13.64%) Telecoms
13 19 (12.34%) Linux
14 18 (11.69%) Windows
15 16 (10.39%) Mathematics
15 16 (10.39%) SQL Server
15 16 (10.39%) Microsoft
16 15 (9.74%) C++
17 14 (9.09%) PHP
17 14 (9.09%) Spring
18 13 (8.44%) Marketing
18 13 (8.44%) Agile Software Development
18 13 (8.44%) ASP.NET
19 12 (7.79%) VB.NET
19 12 (7.79%) Tomcat
19 12 (7.79%) Physics
20 11 (7.14%) Data Protection
20 11 (7.14%) TCP/IP
21 10 (6.49%) Python

Graduate
Top Related IT Skills in Berkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 4 September 2015, 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 12 (7.79%) Tomcat
2 4 (2.60%) WebSphere
2 4 (2.60%) Apache Spark
3 3 (1.95%) IIS
3 3 (1.95%) JBoss
4 2 (1.30%) Apache
4 2 (1.30%) WebLogic
5 1 (0.65%) Exchange Server 2010
5 1 (0.65%) Node.js
5 1 (0.65%) Exchange Server 2013
5 1 (0.65%) SharePoint
5 1 (0.65%) MS Exchange
5 1 (0.65%) Oracle Workflow
5 1 (0.65%) Exchange Server 2003
Applications
1 6 (3.90%) MS Excel
2 5 (3.25%) MS Office
3 1 (0.65%) MS Visio
3 1 (0.65%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 1 (0.65%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 3 (1.95%) SaaS
2 1 (0.65%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 11 (7.14%) TCP/IP
2 8 (5.19%) HTTP
3 6 (3.90%) SSL
3 6 (3.90%) MPLS
4 5 (3.25%) LAN
4 5 (3.25%) WAN
5 4 (2.60%) Internet
5 4 (2.60%) Firewall
6 2 (1.30%) Network Security
6 2 (1.30%) LDAP
6 2 (1.30%) DNS
6 2 (1.30%) FTP
6 2 (1.30%) Kerberos
7 1 (0.65%) SNMP
7 1 (0.65%) NAS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 16 (10.39%) SQL Server
2 10 (6.49%) Relational Database
3 9 (5.84%) MySQL
4 5 (3.25%) Big Data
5 4 (2.60%) Hadoop
5 4 (2.60%) NoSQL
5 4 (2.60%) HBase
5 4 (2.60%) Redis
6 3 (1.95%) RDBMS
7 2 (1.30%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 1 (0.65%) Oracle OLAP
8 1 (0.65%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 1 (0.65%) PostgreSQL
8 1 (0.65%) OLAP
8 1 (0.65%) Oracle Reports
8 1 (0.65%) MS Access
8 1 (0.65%) Data Warehouse
8 1 (0.65%) OLTP
8 1 (0.65%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 9 (5.84%) Maven
2 4 (2.60%) Selenium
2 4 (2.60%) WebDriver
3 3 (1.95%) Visual Studio
3 3 (1.95%) Subversion
4 2 (1.30%) Eclipse
4 2 (1.30%) TeamCity
4 2 (1.30%) Octopus Deploy
5 1 (0.65%) Jenkins
5 1 (0.65%) Git (software)
5 1 (0.65%) Team Foundation Server
5 1 (0.65%) Oracle Forms
General
1 23 (14.94%) Finance
2 21 (13.64%) Telecoms
3 13 (8.44%) Marketing
4 5 (3.25%) Banking
5 4 (2.60%) Back Office
6 2 (1.30%) Electronics
6 2 (1.30%) Local Government
7 1 (0.65%) Pharmaceutical
7 1 (0.65%) Aerospace
7 1 (0.65%) Manufacturing
7 1 (0.65%) Games
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 31 (20.13%) HTML
2 26 (16.88%) CSS
3 24 (15.58%) .NET
4 14 (9.09%) Spring
5 13 (8.44%) ASP.NET
6 10 (6.49%) XML
7 9 (5.84%) JSON
8 8 (5.19%) AngularJS
9 7 (4.55%) HTML5
9 7 (4.55%) Hibernate
10 6 (3.90%) jQuery
11 4 (2.60%) WCF
11 4 (2.60%) SOAP
11 4 (2.60%) J2EE
12 3 (1.95%) Web Services
12 3 (1.95%) Servlets
12 3 (1.95%) ASP.NET MVC
12 3 (1.95%) ASP.NET Web API
13 2 (1.30%) jBPM
13 2 (1.30%) Kendo UI
Miscellaneous
1 66 (42.86%) Computer Science
2 25 (16.23%) Analytical Skills
3 16 (10.39%) Mathematics
4 12 (7.79%) Physics
5 7 (4.55%) W3C
6 6 (3.90%) Digital Media
6 6 (3.90%) Enterprise Software
7 5 (3.25%) Smartphone
8 2 (1.30%) iPhone
8 2 (1.30%) Blackberry
8 2 (1.30%) Embedded Systems
8 2 (1.30%) Mobile App
9 1 (0.65%) Data Structures
9 1 (0.65%) Management Information System
9 1 (0.65%) FMCG
Operating Systems
1 19 (12.34%) Linux
2 18 (11.69%) Windows
3 6 (3.90%) UNIX
3 6 (3.90%) Android
3 6 (3.90%) Apple iOS
4 3 (1.95%) Windows Phone
5 1 (0.65%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 32 (20.78%) Software Engineering
2 13 (8.44%) Agile Software Development
3 11 (7.14%) Data Protection
4 9 (5.84%) Analytics
4 9 (5.84%) SDLC
5 8 (5.19%) Open Source
5 8 (5.19%) MVC
5 8 (5.19%) OO
6 7 (4.55%) ITIL
7 6 (3.90%) Project Management
7 6 (3.90%) Web Development
7 6 (3.90%) Time Management
8 5 (3.25%) Performance Testing
8 5 (3.25%) Test Management
8 5 (3.25%) Service Management
8 5 (3.25%) OOP
8 5 (3.25%) Business Analytics
8 5 (3.25%) Mentoring
8 5 (3.25%) Requirements Management
9 4 (2.60%) Automation Testing
Programming Languages
1 46 (29.87%) Java
2 42 (27.27%) SQL
3 31 (20.13%) C#
4 30 (19.48%) JavaScript
5 15 (9.74%) C++
6 14 (9.09%) PHP
7 12 (7.79%) VB.NET
8 10 (6.49%) Python
9 9 (5.84%) C
10 5 (3.25%) T-SQL
10 5 (3.25%) Scala
11 3 (1.95%) VB
11 3 (1.95%) Perl
12 1 (0.65%) Bourne shell
12 1 (0.65%) C-shell
12 1 (0.65%) Bash Shell
12 1 (0.65%) Shell Script
12 1 (0.65%) Objective-C
12 1 (0.65%) Korn
Qualifications
1 102 (66.23%) Degree
2 2 (1.30%) Microsoft Certification
3 1 (0.65%) ITIL Certification
3 1 (0.65%) HNC
3 1 (0.65%) HND
3 1 (0.65%) PhD
3 1 (0.65%) CCNA
3 1 (0.65%) Cisco Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (5.84%) QA
2 1 (0.65%) SLA
System Software
1 2 (1.30%) NFS
2 1 (0.65%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (0.65%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 1 (0.65%) WSUS
1 1 (0.65%) SCCM
1 1 (0.65%) yum
1 1 (0.65%) Cisco CUCM
Vendors
1 16 (10.39%) Microsoft
2 9 (5.84%) Oracle
3 7 (4.55%) Cisco
4 5 (3.25%) BT
5 3 (1.95%) Websense
5 3 (1.95%) Juniper
6 2 (1.30%) Sybase
6 2 (1.30%) SAP
6 2 (1.30%) Adobe
6 2 (1.30%) VMware
7 1 (0.65%) Huawei
7 1 (0.65%) QNAP
7 1 (0.65%) HP
7 1 (0.65%) IBM
7 1 (0.65%) BMC
7 1 (0.65%) NetApp
7 1 (0.65%) Salesforce.com
7 1 (0.65%) Remedy
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