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 30 October 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
30 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Graduate
Rank 142 142 95
Rank change year-on-year
0 -47
Permanent jobs requiring a Graduate 87 92 145
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Berkshire 1.47% 1.56% 2.71%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.58% 1.67% 2.87%
Number of salaries quoted 79 79 130
Average salary £24,500 £22,500 £25,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+8.88% -10.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £21,400 £20,000 £22,000
10% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £27,500 £32,000
UK excluding London average salary £23,000 £22,500 £23,500
% change year-on-year
+2.22% -4.25%
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
5504 5503 5053
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Berkshire 92.83% 93.24% 94.47%
Number of salaries quoted 3792 4201 4136
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £44,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +2.27%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,000 £27,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £62,500 £65,000
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 30 October 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 30 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
(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 -11 26 £22,500 -4.25% 4
Newbury +30 19 £25,000 -9.09% 3
Slough -1 19 £24,000 +6.66%
Windsor -23 3 £25,000 +25.00%
Bracknell -12 2 £30,000 +33.33% 1
Maidenhead -21 1 £22,500 -2.17%
Ascot - 1 £28,000 -
Graduate
South East

Graduate
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 30 October 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.

1 119 (60.10%) Degree
2 83 (41.92%) HTML
3 77 (38.89%) JavaScript
4 68 (34.34%) Computer Science
5 64 (32.32%) .NET
6 61 (30.81%) C#
7 58 (29.29%) CSS
8 53 (26.77%) SQL Server
9 51 (25.76%) SQL
10 46 (23.23%) Java
10 46 (23.23%) MS Excel
10 46 (23.23%) Finance
11 45 (22.73%) Windows
12 43 (21.72%) Agile Software Development
13 42 (21.21%) Software Engineering
14 39 (19.70%) Microsoft
15 35 (17.68%) UNIX
16 31 (15.66%) ASP.NET
17 29 (14.65%) C++
18 27 (13.64%) Linux
19 23 (11.62%) MS Office
20 21 (10.61%) PHP
20 21 (10.61%) JSTL
21 20 (10.10%) XML
21 20 (10.10%) OO
22 17 (8.59%) VB.NET
22 17 (8.59%) .NET Framework
22 17 (8.59%) Mathematics
23 16 (8.08%) T-SQL
24 15 (7.58%) TCP/IP

Graduate
Top Related IT Skills in Berkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 30 October 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 14 (7.07%) SharePoint
2 8 (4.04%) CMS
3 3 (1.52%) Apache
3 3 (1.52%) Drupal
3 3 (1.52%) WordPress
4 1 (0.51%) IIS
4 1 (0.51%) SharePoint Server
Applications
1 46 (23.23%) MS Excel
2 23 (11.62%) MS Office
3 5 (2.53%) MS PowerPoint
4 4 (2.02%) XMetaL
4 4 (2.02%) AutoCAD
5 3 (1.52%) Photoshop
5 3 (1.52%) MicroStation
5 3 (1.52%) Solid Edge
5 3 (1.52%) Pro/ENGINEER
6 1 (0.51%) Adobe Illustrator
6 1 (0.51%) Simulink
Cloud Services
1 4 (2.02%) GitHub
2 1 (0.51%) Cloud Computing
2 1 (0.51%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 15 (7.58%) TCP/IP
2 6 (3.03%) Firewall
3 4 (2.02%) Gigabit Ethernet
3 4 (2.02%) Ethernet
3 4 (2.02%) FTP
3 4 (2.02%) HTTP
4 3 (1.52%) Kerberos
4 3 (1.52%) LDAP
5 1 (0.51%) VoIP
5 1 (0.51%) DNS
5 1 (0.51%) HTTPS
5 1 (0.51%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 53 (26.77%) SQL Server
2 13 (6.57%) MySQL
3 2 (1.01%) Relational Database
3 2 (1.01%) RDBMS
3 2 (1.01%) SQL Server 2012
4 1 (0.51%) Oracle Database
4 1 (0.51%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 12 (6.06%) Visual Studio
2 5 (2.53%) NUnit
2 5 (2.53%) Rhino Mocks
2 5 (2.53%) Moq
3 3 (1.52%) Selenium
4 2 (1.01%) QuickTest Pro
5 1 (0.51%) JUnit
5 1 (0.51%) Git (software)
5 1 (0.51%) Team Foundation Server
5 1 (0.51%) WebDriver
5 1 (0.51%) MSBuild
5 1 (0.51%) Jenkins
General
1 46 (23.23%) Finance
2 15 (7.58%) Games
3 12 (6.06%) Telecoms
4 9 (4.55%) Advertising
5 7 (3.54%) Banking
6 5 (2.53%) Marketing
7 4 (2.02%) Legal
8 2 (1.01%) Automotive
9 1 (0.51%) Electronics
9 1 (0.51%) Multimedia
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 83 (41.92%) HTML
2 64 (32.32%) .NET
3 58 (29.29%) CSS
4 31 (15.66%) ASP.NET
5 21 (10.61%) JSTL
6 20 (10.10%) XML
7 17 (8.59%) .NET Framework
8 14 (7.07%) HTML5
9 13 (6.57%) jQuery
10 11 (5.56%) WinForms
11 10 (5.05%) LAMP
12 9 (4.55%) JSP
12 9 (4.55%) CSS3
13 7 (3.54%) WCF
13 7 (3.54%) WPF
13 7 (3.54%) STL
14 6 (3.03%) Web Services
15 5 (2.53%) LINQ
15 5 (2.53%) Ajax
15 5 (2.53%) NHibernate
Miscellaneous
1 68 (34.34%) Computer Science
2 17 (8.59%) Mathematics
3 12 (6.06%) Physics
3 12 (6.06%) Analytical Skills
4 10 (5.05%) Mobile App
5 8 (4.04%) Management Information System
6 5 (2.53%) Open Source
7 4 (2.02%) Enterprise Software
7 4 (2.02%) Embedded Systems
8 3 (1.52%) iPhone
9 1 (0.51%) MPEG
9 1 (0.51%) Blog
9 1 (0.51%) Data Integration
9 1 (0.51%) Device Driver
9 1 (0.51%) Data Structures
9 1 (0.51%) User Experience
9 1 (0.51%) Social Media
9 1 (0.51%) Kinect
Operating Systems
1 45 (22.73%) Windows
2 35 (17.68%) UNIX
3 27 (13.64%) Linux
4 4 (2.02%) Windows XP
4 4 (2.02%) Windows Vista
5 3 (1.52%) Android
5 3 (1.52%) Windows Server 2008
5 3 (1.52%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 2 (1.01%) Windows 7
6 2 (1.01%) Apple iOS
6 2 (1.01%) Windows 8
6 2 (1.01%) Windows Server 2003
7 1 (0.51%) Windows Mobile
7 1 (0.51%) Embedded Linux
7 1 (0.51%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 43 (21.72%) Agile Software Development
2 42 (21.21%) Software Engineering
3 20 (10.10%) OO
4 15 (7.58%) MVC
5 14 (7.07%) ITIL
5 14 (7.07%) Unit Testing
6 12 (6.06%) Automated Testing
7 10 (5.05%) Web Development
7 10 (5.05%) Game Development
8 8 (4.04%) Scrum
8 8 (4.04%) UML
8 8 (4.04%) OOA/OOD
8 8 (4.04%) Process Management
9 7 (3.54%) Web Application Development
10 6 (3.03%) E-business
10 6 (3.03%) TDD
10 6 (3.03%) Migration
11 5 (2.53%) Kanban
11 5 (2.53%) BDD
12 4 (2.02%) Network Architecture
Programming Languages
1 77 (38.89%) JavaScript
2 61 (30.81%) C#
3 51 (25.76%) SQL
4 46 (23.23%) Java
5 29 (14.65%) C++
6 21 (10.61%) PHP
7 17 (8.59%) VB.NET
8 16 (8.08%) T-SQL
9 7 (3.54%) VB
10 6 (3.03%) VC++
10 6 (3.03%) PHP5
11 5 (2.53%) C
12 3 (1.52%) Objective-C
13 2 (1.01%) MATLAB
13 2 (1.01%) Perl
14 1 (0.51%) XAML
14 1 (0.51%) XPath
14 1 (0.51%) Python
14 1 (0.51%) Shell Script
14 1 (0.51%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 119 (60.10%) Degree
2 5 (2.53%) CCNA
2 5 (2.53%) Cisco Certification
3 4 (2.02%) ISEB
4 3 (1.52%) SC Cleared
4 3 (1.52%) Security Cleared
4 3 (1.52%) ISTQB
5 1 (0.51%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 1 (0.51%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (4.04%) ISO 9001
1 8 (4.04%) QA
2 4 (2.02%) SLA
System Software
1 5 (2.53%) Active Directory
2 3 (1.52%) NFS
3 1 (0.51%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (0.51%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 2 (1.01%) Opsview
Vendors
1 39 (19.70%) Microsoft
2 5 (2.53%) Oracle
2 5 (2.53%) Remedy
2 5 (2.53%) Cisco
3 4 (2.02%) SolidWorks
3 4 (2.02%) VMware
4 3 (1.52%) Red Hat
5 1 (0.51%) JD Edwards
5 1 (0.51%) Symantec
5 1 (0.51%) Google
5 1 (0.51%) IronPort
5 1 (0.51%) Facebook
5 1 (0.51%) Twitter
5 1 (0.51%) HubSpot
5 1 (0.51%) McAfee
5 1 (0.51%) Autodesk
5 1 (0.51%) Sony
5 1 (0.51%) SAP
5 1 (0.51%) CA
Newbury, Berkshire
Randstad Technologies
Salary: £25000.00 per annum
Posted: 2 hours ago
Berkshire
TRG
Salary: 25000 Per Annum + excellent benefits
Posted: 2 hours ago
Reading, Berkshire
TRG
Salary: £25000 Per Annum + excellent benefits
Posted: 2 hours ago
Berkshire
Haybrook IT Resourcing Ltd
Salary: Up to £22,000 per annum + benefits (including health insurance and pen
Posted: 4 hours ago
Newbury, Berkshire
Sanderson
Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Reading, Berkshire
Tindall IT Resourcing
Salary: From £25,000 to £30,000 per annum GBP 25 - 30K +Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Newbury, Berkshire
Randstad Technologies
Salary: £25000.00 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
Circle Recruitment
Salary: £20000 - £30000 per annum + bens
Posted: 2 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
Haybrook IT Resourcing Ltd
Salary: Up to £19,000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Bracknell, Berkshire
ZPos Ltd
Salary: From £16,000 to £22,000 per annum negotiable based on experience
Posted: 15 days ago