The first table below looks at the demand 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 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Job Titles advertised for the Berkshire region.

Location
3 months to
30 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Graduate
Rank 109 117 107
Rank change year-on-year
+8 -10
Permanent jobs requiring a Graduate 111 98 138
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Berkshire 1.98% 1.77% 2.32%
As % of the Job Titles category 2.13% 1.90% 2.46%
Number of salaries quoted 83 84 119
Average salary £22,500 £23,500 £25,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-4.25% -6.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £20,500 £20,500 £20,000
10% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £29,700 £30,000
UK excluding London average salary £22,500 £22,500 £23,000
% change year-on-year
- -2.17%
Job Titles Category
Berkshire
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
5203 5170 5610
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Berkshire 92.70% 93.22% 94.40%
Number of salaries quoted 3687 4098 4734
Average salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.88% -
90% offered a salary of more than £25,500 £25,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £60,000 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £38,500 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+3.89% -
Graduate
South East

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 July 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 July 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 -8 29 £22,000 -15.38% 3
Newbury +8 19 £30,000 +20.00% 3
Bracknell -1 10 £27,500 +10.00%
Slough -8 7 £22,500 -
Maidenhead -13 6 £22,500 -1.09% 1
Windsor - 2 £25,000 - 1
Graduate
South East

Graduate
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 30 July 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.

1 124 (64.25%) Degree
2 74 (38.34%) Computer Science
3 54 (27.98%) .NET
4 52 (26.94%) C#
5 49 (25.39%) HTML
6 45 (23.32%) JavaScript
7 43 (22.28%) Windows
8 40 (20.73%) CSS
9 37 (19.17%) Microsoft
10 36 (18.65%) MS Excel
11 34 (17.62%) Java
11 34 (17.62%) SQL
11 34 (17.62%) SQL Server
11 34 (17.62%) Finance
12 32 (16.58%) UNIX
13 27 (13.99%) Mathematics
14 26 (13.47%) Software Engineering
15 22 (11.40%) Physics
15 22 (11.40%) Telecoms
16 21 (10.88%) MS Office
16 21 (10.88%) ASP.NET
17 19 (9.84%) JSTL
17 19 (9.84%) Linux
17 19 (9.84%) C++
18 17 (8.81%) OO
19 15 (7.77%) TCP/IP
20 14 (7.25%) Agile Software Development
21 13 (6.74%) .NET Framework
21 13 (6.74%) Games
22 12 (6.22%) PHP

Graduate
Top Related IT Skills in Berkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 30 July 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 3 (1.55%) Drupal
1 3 (1.55%) WordPress
1 3 (1.55%) Apache
2 2 (1.04%) SharePoint
2 2 (1.04%) IIS
3 1 (0.52%) SharePoint Server
Applications
1 36 (18.65%) MS Excel
2 21 (10.88%) MS Office
3 8 (4.15%) MS PowerPoint
4 5 (2.59%) AutoCAD
5 4 (2.07%) Solid Edge
5 4 (2.07%) MicroStation
5 4 (2.07%) Pro/ENGINEER
6 3 (1.55%) XMetaL
7 2 (1.04%) Photoshop
8 1 (0.52%) Stata
8 1 (0.52%) Simulink
Cloud Services
1 3 (1.55%) Cloud Computing
2 2 (1.04%) GitHub
2 2 (1.04%) Google Apps
2 2 (1.04%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (0.52%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 15 (7.77%) TCP/IP
2 10 (5.18%) Firewall
3 5 (2.59%) Gigabit Ethernet
3 5 (2.59%) LTE
3 5 (2.59%) Ethernet
3 5 (2.59%) 4G
3 5 (2.59%) VoLTE
4 3 (1.55%) HTTP
5 2 (1.04%) DMZ
5 2 (1.04%) FTP
5 2 (1.04%) DNS
6 1 (0.52%) IP Telephony
6 1 (0.52%) Cisco IPT
6 1 (0.52%) SAN
6 1 (0.52%) Kerberos
6 1 (0.52%) HTTPS
6 1 (0.52%) SSL
6 1 (0.52%) LDAP
6 1 (0.52%) Internet
6 1 (0.52%) Unified Communications
Database & Business Intelligence
1 34 (17.62%) SQL Server
2 11 (5.70%) MySQL
3 4 (2.07%) Relational Database
3 4 (2.07%) SQL Server 2008
3 4 (2.07%) SQL Server 2005
4 3 (1.55%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 3 (1.55%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 2 (1.04%) SQL Server 2012
5 2 (1.04%) SQL Server 2000
6 1 (0.52%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 6 (3.11%) Visual Studio
2 2 (1.04%) Rhino Mocks
2 2 (1.04%) Moq
2 2 (1.04%) Team Foundation Server
2 2 (1.04%) NUnit
3 1 (0.52%) Selenium
3 1 (0.52%) WebDriver
General
1 34 (17.62%) Finance
2 22 (11.40%) Telecoms
3 13 (6.74%) Games
4 6 (3.11%) Banking
5 5 (2.59%) Marketing
5 5 (2.59%) Legal
6 4 (2.07%) Electronics
7 3 (1.55%) Automotive
8 2 (1.04%) Aerospace
9 1 (0.52%) Advertising
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 54 (27.98%) .NET
2 49 (25.39%) HTML
3 40 (20.73%) CSS
4 21 (10.88%) ASP.NET
5 19 (9.84%) JSTL
6 13 (6.74%) .NET Framework
7 9 (4.66%) jQuery
7 9 (4.66%) Web Services
8 8 (4.15%) XML
8 8 (4.15%) JSP
8 8 (4.15%) LAMP
9 5 (2.59%) Ajax
9 5 (2.59%) CSS3
9 5 (2.59%) HTML5
10 4 (2.07%) LINQ
10 4 (2.07%) WPF
11 3 (1.55%) WCF
11 3 (1.55%) SOAP
12 2 (1.04%) ASP.NET MVC
12 2 (1.04%) XSL
Miscellaneous
1 74 (38.34%) Computer Science
2 27 (13.99%) Mathematics
3 22 (11.40%) Physics
4 9 (4.66%) Mobile App
5 7 (3.63%) iPhone
6 4 (2.07%) Open Source
7 2 (1.04%) Enterprise Software
8 1 (0.52%) Statistics
8 1 (0.52%) Economics
8 1 (0.52%) Data Integration
8 1 (0.52%) EPoS
8 1 (0.52%) Embedded Systems
Operating Systems
1 43 (22.28%) Windows
2 32 (16.58%) UNIX
3 19 (9.84%) Linux
4 8 (4.15%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 3 (1.55%) Windows Vista
5 3 (1.55%) Android
5 3 (1.55%) Windows Server 2008
5 3 (1.55%) Windows XP
5 3 (1.55%) Windows 7
6 2 (1.04%) Apple iOS
6 2 (1.04%) Windows 8
6 2 (1.04%) Windows Server 2003
7 1 (0.52%) Windows Mobile
Processes & Methodologies
1 26 (13.47%) Software Engineering
2 17 (8.81%) OO
3 14 (7.25%) Agile Software Development
4 11 (5.70%) ITIL
5 10 (5.18%) Game Development
6 9 (4.66%) MVC
7 7 (3.63%) Service Management
8 6 (3.11%) Web Development
9 5 (2.59%) Scrum
9 5 (2.59%) Regression Testing
10 4 (2.07%) Network Architecture
10 4 (2.07%) Web Application Development
10 4 (2.07%) Project Management
10 4 (2.07%) PRINCE2
11 3 (1.55%) Automated Testing
11 3 (1.55%) Time Management
11 3 (1.55%) Business Intelligence
11 3 (1.55%) iOS Development
12 2 (1.04%) Network Monitoring
12 2 (1.04%) BDD
Programming Languages
1 52 (26.94%) C#
2 45 (23.32%) JavaScript
3 34 (17.62%) Java
3 34 (17.62%) SQL
4 19 (9.84%) C++
5 12 (6.22%) PHP
6 11 (5.70%) T-SQL
6 11 (5.70%) VB.NET
7 7 (3.63%) C
8 6 (3.11%) PHP5
9 3 (1.55%) VB
9 3 (1.55%) Python
9 3 (1.55%) Objective-C
10 2 (1.04%) Google Apps Script
10 2 (1.04%) MATLAB
10 2 (1.04%) Embedded C
11 1 (0.52%) Lua
11 1 (0.52%) PowerShell
11 1 (0.52%) Perl
11 1 (0.52%) XAML
Qualifications
1 124 (64.25%) Degree
2 9 (4.66%) CCNA
2 9 (4.66%) Cisco Certification
3 8 (4.15%) Security Cleared
4 6 (3.11%) ISEB
4 6 (3.11%) SC Cleared
5 5 (2.59%) RHCE
6 3 (1.55%) ISTQB
6 3 (1.55%) Microsoft Certification
7 1 (0.52%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (4.66%) QA
2 1 (0.52%) SLA
System Software
1 4 (2.07%) Active Directory
2 2 (1.04%) Hyper-V
2 2 (1.04%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (0.52%) XenApp
3 1 (0.52%) XenDesktop
3 1 (0.52%) NFS
Systems Management
1 3 (1.55%) Opsview
Vendors
1 37 (19.17%) Microsoft
2 8 (4.15%) Red Hat
3 6 (3.11%) Cisco
4 5 (2.59%) SolidWorks
5 4 (2.07%) VMware
6 3 (1.55%) Google
6 3 (1.55%) Fujitsu
6 3 (1.55%) Remedy
7 2 (1.04%) HP
7 2 (1.04%) Oracle
8 1 (0.52%) Huawei
8 1 (0.52%) Citrix
8 1 (0.52%) BT
8 1 (0.52%) Salesforce.com
8 1 (0.52%) Websense
8 1 (0.52%) Autodesk
Reading, Berkshire
Premier Group Recruitment
Salary: £18000 - £25000 per annum + commission & huge benefits
Posted: 5 hours ago
Newbury, Berkshire
Haybrook IT Resourcing Ltd
Salary: Up to £28,000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Reading, Berkshire
Haybrook IT Resourcing Ltd
Salary: Up to £28,000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Newbury, Berkshire
Experis Ltd
Salary: £30000 per annum + Excellent Bens
Posted: Yesterday
Windsor, Berkshire
Dawson & Walsh
Salary: £20000 - £30000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
Deanslist Limited
Salary: From £20,000 to £30,000 per annum + corporate benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Maidenhead, Berkshire
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Salary: £20000.00 - £25000.00 per annum + Excellent
Posted: 5 days ago
Berkshire Wilts Oxon Newbury Swindon
Questor Resourcing
Salary: to £22,500+ bonus + benefits
Posted: 26 days ago