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

Location
3 months to
30 Jun 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Graduate
Rank 155 114 134
Rank change year-on-year
-41 +20
Permanent jobs requiring a Graduate 62 110 90
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Berkshire 1.22% 1.96% 1.66%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.31% 2.11% 1.77%
Number of salaries quoted 53 81 78
Average salary £25,000 £22,500 £22,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+11.11% -
90% offered a salary of more than £21,000 £20,500 £20,150
10% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £27,500 £28,200
UK excluding London average salary £25,000 £22,500 £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
4742 5220 5077
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Berkshire 93.57% 93.01% 93.78%
Number of salaries quoted 3585 3788 4062
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 £27,500 £27,000 £25,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £65,000 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year
- +5.26%

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 June 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 30 June 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 -4 33 £27,500 +27.90% 6
Newbury +7 13 £25,000 +4.16% 2
Maidenhead 0 6 £20,250 -10.00% 2
Slough -3 4 £26,250 +16.66%
Bracknell +8 1 £21,000 -23.63% 2
Windsor - 1 £21,500 -
Graduate
South East

Graduate
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 30 June 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 97 (72.93%) Degree
2 53 (39.85%) Computer Science
3 36 (27.07%) C#
4 35 (26.32%) JavaScript
4 35 (26.32%) Software Engineering
5 32 (24.06%) HTML
6 28 (21.05%) Java
6 28 (21.05%) SQL
7 27 (20.30%) .NET
7 27 (20.30%) Analytical Skills
8 25 (18.80%) SQL Server
9 24 (18.05%) CSS
10 23 (17.29%) Microsoft
10 23 (17.29%) Agile Software Development
11 21 (15.79%) Windows
12 19 (14.29%) Linux
12 19 (14.29%) C++
12 19 (14.29%) Telecoms
13 17 (12.78%) QA
13 17 (12.78%) ASP.NET
14 15 (11.28%) HTML5
15 14 (10.53%) WCF
16 13 (9.77%) MS Excel
17 12 (9.02%) Finance
17 12 (9.02%) Marketing
18 11 (8.27%) OO
18 11 (8.27%) PHP
19 10 (7.52%) UNIX
19 10 (7.52%) W3C
19 10 (7.52%) jQuery

Graduate
Top Related IT Skills in Berkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 30 June 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 5 (3.76%) IIS
2 4 (3.01%) JBoss
2 4 (3.01%) Apache
2 4 (3.01%) Tomcat
2 4 (3.01%) SharePoint
3 3 (2.26%) Joomla!
3 3 (2.26%) Apache Spark
4 2 (1.50%) WebLogic
4 2 (1.50%) Oracle Workflow
4 2 (1.50%) WebSphere
5 1 (0.75%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 13 (9.77%) MS Excel
2 1 (0.75%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (0.75%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 3 (2.26%) Cloud Computing
2 2 (1.50%) SaaS
2 2 (1.50%) Google Apps
2 2 (1.50%) Google Analytics
Communications & Networking
1 8 (6.02%) TCP/IP
2 7 (5.26%) HTTP
3 5 (3.76%) Kerberos
3 5 (3.76%) LDAP
3 5 (3.76%) FTP
4 4 (3.01%) DNS
5 3 (2.26%) Ethernet
5 3 (2.26%) Internet
5 3 (2.26%) Firewall
5 3 (2.26%) Gigabit Ethernet
6 2 (1.50%) LAN
6 2 (1.50%) WAN
6 2 (1.50%) SSL
6 2 (1.50%) DMZ
7 1 (0.75%) Unified Communications
7 1 (0.75%) MPLS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 25 (18.80%) SQL Server
2 8 (6.02%) MySQL
3 7 (5.26%) Relational Database
4 5 (3.76%) OLAP
4 5 (3.76%) OLTP
4 5 (3.76%) Oracle OLAP
5 4 (3.01%) Oracle Database
6 3 (2.26%) Hadoop
6 3 (2.26%) HBase
6 3 (2.26%) Redis
6 3 (2.26%) Big Data
6 3 (2.26%) Oracle Reports
7 2 (1.50%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 1 (0.75%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 1 (0.75%) SQL Server 2008
8 1 (0.75%) MS Access
8 1 (0.75%) Data Warehouse
8 1 (0.75%) SQL Server 2012
8 1 (0.75%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 9 (6.77%) Selenium
2 5 (3.76%) HP UFT
3 4 (3.01%) WebDriver
4 3 (2.26%) Subversion
4 3 (2.26%) Visual Studio
4 3 (2.26%) Oracle Forms
5 2 (1.50%) Eclipse
5 2 (1.50%) Maven
6 1 (0.75%) Jenkins
6 1 (0.75%) Octopus Deploy
6 1 (0.75%) TeamCity
General
1 19 (14.29%) Telecoms
2 12 (9.02%) Finance
2 12 (9.02%) Marketing
3 4 (3.01%) Back Office
3 4 (3.01%) Local Government
4 3 (2.26%) Banking
5 2 (1.50%) Retail
6 1 (0.75%) Aerospace
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 32 (24.06%) HTML
2 27 (20.30%) .NET
3 24 (18.05%) CSS
4 17 (12.78%) ASP.NET
5 15 (11.28%) HTML5
6 14 (10.53%) WCF
7 10 (7.52%) jQuery
8 9 (6.77%) WPF
9 8 (6.02%) AngularJS
10 5 (3.76%) J2EE
11 4 (3.01%) JDBC
11 4 (3.01%) Servlets
11 4 (3.01%) Hibernate
11 4 (3.01%) Spring
11 4 (3.01%) ASP.NET MVC
12 3 (2.26%) CSS3
12 3 (2.26%) SOAP
12 3 (2.26%) XML
12 3 (2.26%) XSLT
13 2 (1.50%) jBPM
Miscellaneous
1 53 (39.85%) Computer Science
2 27 (20.30%) Analytical Skills
3 10 (7.52%) W3C
4 9 (6.77%) Mathematics
4 9 (6.77%) Physics
5 6 (4.51%) Digital Media
5 6 (4.51%) Enterprise Software
6 5 (3.76%) Embedded Systems
6 5 (3.76%) Data Structures
6 5 (3.76%) Smartphone
7 3 (2.26%) Social Media
8 2 (1.50%) iPhone
8 2 (1.50%) Blackberry
9 1 (0.75%) Management Information System
9 1 (0.75%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 21 (15.79%) Windows
2 19 (14.29%) Linux
3 10 (7.52%) UNIX
4 2 (1.50%) Android
4 2 (1.50%) Apple iOS
4 2 (1.50%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 35 (26.32%) Software Engineering
2 23 (17.29%) Agile Software Development
3 11 (8.27%) OO
4 10 (7.52%) Analytics
5 9 (6.77%) Automation Testing
6 8 (6.02%) Web Development
7 7 (5.26%) Data Protection
7 7 (5.26%) OOP
7 7 (5.26%) Project Management
8 6 (4.51%) Open Source
8 6 (4.51%) Performance Testing
8 6 (4.51%) Test Management
8 6 (4.51%) Requirements Management
9 5 (3.76%) Business Analytics
9 5 (3.76%) Waterfall
9 5 (3.76%) System Testing
9 5 (3.76%) Time Management
9 5 (3.76%) Performance Management
9 5 (3.76%) ITIL
9 5 (3.76%) MVC
Programming Languages
1 36 (27.07%) C#
2 35 (26.32%) JavaScript
3 28 (21.05%) Java
3 28 (21.05%) SQL
4 19 (14.29%) C++
5 11 (8.27%) PHP
6 8 (6.02%) C
6 8 (6.02%) VB.NET
7 6 (4.51%) Python
7 6 (4.51%) T-SQL
8 4 (3.01%) Scala
9 2 (1.50%) Shell Script
9 2 (1.50%) PL/SQL
9 2 (1.50%) Google Apps Script
10 1 (0.75%) Perl
10 1 (0.75%) Objective-C
10 1 (0.75%) Bash Shell
10 1 (0.75%) VB
Qualifications
1 97 (72.93%) Degree
2 4 (3.01%) Security Cleared
3 3 (2.26%) SC Cleared
3 3 (2.26%) Microsoft Certification
3 3 (2.26%) ITIL Certification
4 1 (0.75%) HNC
4 1 (0.75%) HND
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 17 (12.78%) QA
2 1 (0.75%) SLA
System Software
1 5 (3.76%) NFS
2 4 (3.01%) vSphere
3 2 (1.50%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 1 (0.75%) yum
Vendors
1 23 (17.29%) Microsoft
2 8 (6.02%) Oracle
3 6 (4.51%) BT
4 5 (3.76%) Adobe
5 4 (3.01%) Google
6 3 (2.26%) VMware
7 2 (1.50%) Sybase
7 2 (1.50%) SAP
7 2 (1.50%) Progress
7 2 (1.50%) Cisco
8 1 (0.75%) Juniper
8 1 (0.75%) BMC
8 1 (0.75%) Remedy
8 1 (0.75%) Huawei
8 1 (0.75%) Sitecore
8 1 (0.75%) Ektron
Maidenhead, Berkshire
Adalta Recruitment Solutions
Salary: £20000 - £25000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 4 hours ago
Reading, Berkshire
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Salary: £20000 - £50000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 5 hours ago
Maidenhead
Capita - ITPS
Salary: £16000 - £20000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 6 hours ago
Bracknell, Berkshire
Talent International
Salary: £25000.00 - £30000.00 per annum
Posted: 23 hours ago
Reading, Berkshire
360 Resourcing Solutions
Salary: £24k - 27k per year + Superb Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Newbury, Berkshire
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 25,000-30,000
Posted: 6 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
Explore Recruitment Solutions
Salary: £17000 - £18000 per annum + uncapped Commission + Incentives
Posted: 6 days ago
Bracknell, Berkshire
Blue Glue
Salary: From £21,000 to £25,000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Reading
Capita - ITPS
Salary: £25000 - £30000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 7 days ago
Reading
Recruitment Genius
Salary: £18000 - £25000 per annum
Posted: 8 days ago
Reading
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Salary: £27000.00 - £28000.00 per annum
Posted: 11 days ago
Newbury
Computer Futures
Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum
Posted: 12 days ago
Berkshire
Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £25000 - £55000 per annum
Posted: 21 days ago