The statistics below represent IT jobs advertised across the Berkshire region that had Graduate featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the salaries offered over the 3 months to 29 May 2016 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
29 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Graduate
Rank 156 171 130
Rank change year-on-year
+15 -41
Permanent jobs requiring a Graduate 50 56 95
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Berkshire 1.13% 1.08% 1.71%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.17% 1.14% 1.80%
Number of salaries quoted 47 46 72
Median salary £26,000 £23,500 £22,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+10.63% +4.44%
90% offered a salary of more than £19,800 £21,000 £20,500
10% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £30,000 £27,500
UK excluding London median salary £25,000 £25,000 £22,500
% change year-on-year
- +11.11%
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
4275 4925 5280
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Berkshire 96.20% 95.32% 94.79%
Number of salaries quoted 3469 3678 3792
Median salary £50,000 £49,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+2.04% +8.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £29,000 £25,876 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £68,000 £65,000 £70,000
UK excluding London median salary £41,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.75% -

Graduate
Jobs Demand Trend in Berkshire

The demand trend of job ads across the Berkshire region that featured Graduate in the job title.

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 29 May 2016.

Graduate Salary Histogram in Berkshire

Graduate
Job Locations in Berkshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Graduate within the Berkshire region over the 3 months to 29 May 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Bracknell +18 24 £30,000 +20.00% 1
Reading +10 17 £25,000 +11.11% 2
Maidenhead +8 6 £25,000 +2.04% 3
Hungerford - 3 £23,500 - 1
Graduate
South East

Graduate Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 29 May 2016, Graduate 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 across the Berkshire region featuring Graduate in the job title.

1 87 (58.39%) Degree
2 70 (46.98%) Computer Science
3 63 (42.28%) Java
4 56 (37.58%) C++
5 53 (35.57%) C#
6 50 (33.56%) SQL
7 46 (30.87%) C
8 44 (29.53%) Mathematics
9 42 (28.19%) Software Engineering
10 40 (26.85%) HTML
11 39 (26.17%) Python
12 38 (25.50%) CSS
13 35 (23.49%) Physics
14 30 (20.13%) XML
14 30 (20.13%) JavaScript
15 25 (16.78%) SQL Server
16 24 (16.11%) Finance
17 23 (15.44%) Agile Software Development
17 23 (15.44%) Analytical Skills
18 22 (14.77%) Windows
19 21 (14.09%) Linux
19 21 (14.09%) Security Cleared
19 21 (14.09%) Local Government
19 21 (14.09%) Northgate
20 19 (12.75%) OO
21 17 (11.41%) Microsoft
21 17 (11.41%) JSON
22 16 (10.74%) QA
22 16 (10.74%) .NET
23 15 (10.07%) Unit Testing

Graduate Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in Berkshire 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 4 (2.68%) Elasticsearch
1 4 (2.68%) nginx
2 2 (1.34%) IIS
Applications
1 12 (8.05%) MS Excel
2 1 (0.67%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 15 (10.07%) SaaS
2 5 (3.36%) Microsoft Azure
3 2 (1.34%) Cloud Computing
3 2 (1.34%) Google Apps
Communications & Networking
1 11 (7.38%) TCP/IP
2 7 (4.70%) HTTP
3 6 (4.03%) FTP
3 6 (4.03%) Kerberos
3 6 (4.03%) LDAP
4 4 (2.68%) LAN
4 4 (2.68%) WAN
4 4 (2.68%) Wireshark
5 2 (1.34%) DMZ
5 2 (1.34%) DNS
5 2 (1.34%) Firewall
6 1 (0.67%) Junos
6 1 (0.67%) SAN
6 1 (0.67%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 25 (16.78%) SQL Server
2 12 (8.05%) NoSQL
3 10 (6.71%) Oracle Database
4 8 (5.37%) MySQL
4 8 (5.37%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 3 (2.01%) Relational Database
6 2 (1.34%) Big Data
7 1 (0.67%) Apache Cassandra
7 1 (0.67%) Riak
7 1 (0.67%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 11 (7.38%) Eclipse
1 11 (7.38%) Git (software)
2 1 (0.67%) Ant
2 1 (0.67%) Jenkins
2 1 (0.67%) Maven
2 1 (0.67%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
General
1 24 (16.11%) Finance
2 21 (14.09%) Local Government
3 6 (4.03%) Telecoms
4 2 (1.34%) Legal
4 2 (1.34%) Marketing
5 1 (0.67%) Banking
5 1 (0.67%) Electronics
5 1 (0.67%) Games
5 1 (0.67%) Law
5 1 (0.67%) Manufacturing
5 1 (0.67%) Military
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 40 (26.85%) HTML
2 38 (25.50%) CSS
3 30 (20.13%) XML
4 17 (11.41%) JSON
5 16 (10.74%) .NET
6 13 (8.72%) HTML5
6 13 (8.72%) jQuery
6 13 (8.72%) Web Services
7 11 (7.38%) CSS3
7 11 (7.38%) JSP
7 11 (7.38%) REST
7 11 (7.38%) Sass
7 11 (7.38%) Servlets
8 9 (6.04%) Ajax
9 6 (4.03%) SOAP
10 5 (3.36%) ASP.NET
11 4 (2.68%) Regular Expression
11 4 (2.68%) ZeroMQ
12 3 (2.01%) ASP.NET MVC
12 3 (2.01%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 70 (46.98%) Computer Science
2 44 (29.53%) Mathematics
3 35 (23.49%) Physics
4 23 (15.44%) Analytical Skills
5 11 (7.38%) Management Information System
5 11 (7.38%) User Experience
5 11 (7.38%) W3C
6 6 (4.03%) Embedded Systems
7 5 (3.36%) Mobile App
8 3 (2.01%) Economics
9 2 (1.34%) Data Centre
10 1 (0.67%) Chemistry
10 1 (0.67%) Driving Licence
10 1 (0.67%) Enterprise Software
10 1 (0.67%) FMCG
10 1 (0.67%) Inversion of Control
10 1 (0.67%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 22 (14.77%) Windows
2 21 (14.09%) Linux
3 10 (6.71%) Unix
4 5 (3.36%) Windows Mobile
4 5 (3.36%) Windows Server
5 4 (2.68%) CentOS
6 1 (0.67%) Windows Server 2008
6 1 (0.67%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 42 (28.19%) Software Engineering
2 23 (15.44%) Agile Software Development
3 19 (12.75%) OO
4 15 (10.07%) Unit Testing
5 13 (8.72%) Analytics
5 13 (8.72%) Open Source
5 13 (8.72%) SDLC
6 11 (7.38%) Graceful Degradation
6 11 (7.38%) Progressive Enhancement
6 11 (7.38%) Responsive Web Design
6 11 (7.38%) Web Design
7 8 (5.37%) Data Migration
7 8 (5.37%) Data Protection
7 8 (5.37%) ETL
7 8 (5.37%) Migration
8 7 (4.70%) Business Intelligence
8 7 (4.70%) Presales
8 7 (4.70%) Service Delivery
8 7 (4.70%) Time Management
9 5 (3.36%) Mobile Development
Programming Languages
1 63 (42.28%) Java
2 56 (37.58%) C++
3 53 (35.57%) C#
4 50 (33.56%) SQL
5 46 (30.87%) C
6 39 (26.17%) Python
7 30 (20.13%) JavaScript
8 10 (6.71%) PL/SQL
9 7 (4.70%) Perl
10 5 (3.36%) XAML
11 3 (2.01%) Bash Shell
11 3 (2.01%) Tcl
11 3 (2.01%) VB
12 2 (1.34%) Google Apps Script
12 2 (1.34%) PHP
12 2 (1.34%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 87 (58.39%) Degree
2 21 (14.09%) Security Cleared
3 2 (1.34%) Microsoft Certification
4 1 (0.67%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 16 (10.74%) QA
System Software
1 6 (4.03%) NFS
2 3 (2.01%) Active Directory
3 1 (0.67%) Hyper-V
3 1 (0.67%) VMware ESX
3 1 (0.67%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (0.67%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 4 (2.68%) Nessus
1 4 (2.68%) Nmap
2 1 (0.67%) Cisco Prime
2 1 (0.67%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 21 (14.09%) Northgate
2 17 (11.41%) Microsoft
3 13 (8.72%) Oracle
4 8 (5.37%) Sybase
5 2 (1.34%) DevExpress
5 2 (1.34%) Google
5 2 (1.34%) IBM
6 1 (0.67%) Cisco
6 1 (0.67%) Cognos
6 1 (0.67%) EMC
6 1 (0.67%) Juniper
6 1 (0.67%) Nokia
6 1 (0.67%) VMware
Bracknell, Berkshire
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Hungerford, Berkshire
Connectus
Salary: £22000 - £25000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
Blue Glue
Salary: From £27,000 to £30,000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Maidenhead, Berkshire
Adalta Recruitment Solutions
Salary: £18000 - £25000 per annum + Bonus + Pension
Posted: 4 days ago
Maidenhead, Berkshire
Involved Solutions Ltd
Salary: £18000 - £22000 per annum + Commission + Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Maidenhead, Berkshire
Involved Solutions Ltd
Salary: £18000 - £22000 per annum + Commission + Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago