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 23 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
23 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Graduate
Rank 105 122 117
Rank change year-on-year
+17 -5
Permanent jobs requiring a Graduate 112 97 128
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Berkshire 2.03% 1.77% 2.14%
As % of the Job Titles category 2.18% 1.90% 2.26%
Number of salaries quoted 81 83 110
Average salary £22,500 £22,500 £25,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- -10.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £20,500 £20,500 £20,500
10% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £28,500 £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
5130 5113 5656
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Berkshire 92.93% 93.27% 94.41%
Number of salaries quoted 3673 4068 4762
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 23 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 23 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 -4 32 £21,500 -17.30% 3
Newbury +13 14 £30,000 +20.00% 4
Bracknell -7 10 £27,500 +15.78%
Slough -8 8 £22,500 - 1
Maidenhead -13 5 - -
Windsor - 2 £25,000 - 1
Wokingham +3 1 - -
Graduate
South East

Graduate
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 23 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.

1 125 (64.77%) Degree
2 72 (37.31%) Computer Science
3 54 (27.98%) .NET
4 52 (26.94%) C#
5 47 (24.35%) HTML
6 43 (22.28%) JavaScript
7 42 (21.76%) Windows
8 39 (20.21%) CSS
9 37 (19.17%) Microsoft
10 35 (18.13%) MS Excel
10 35 (18.13%) Java
10 35 (18.13%) SQL Server
11 34 (17.62%) SQL
12 33 (17.10%) UNIX
13 32 (16.58%) Finance
14 28 (14.51%) Mathematics
15 26 (13.47%) Software Engineering
16 23 (11.92%) Physics
16 23 (11.92%) Telecoms
17 22 (11.40%) C++
18 21 (10.88%) MS Office
19 20 (10.36%) ASP.NET
20 19 (9.84%) OO
21 18 (9.33%) JSTL
21 18 (9.33%) Linux
22 15 (7.77%) TCP/IP
23 14 (7.25%) Agile Software Development
24 13 (6.74%) .NET Framework
24 13 (6.74%) Games
25 11 (5.70%) ITIL

Graduate
Top Related IT Skills in Berkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 23 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%) Apache
1 3 (1.55%) Drupal
1 3 (1.55%) WordPress
2 2 (1.04%) SharePoint
2 2 (1.04%) IIS
3 1 (0.52%) SharePoint Server
Applications
1 35 (18.13%) MS Excel
2 21 (10.88%) MS Office
3 8 (4.15%) MS PowerPoint
4 5 (2.59%) AutoCAD
5 4 (2.07%) MicroStation
5 4 (2.07%) Solid Edge
5 4 (2.07%) Pro/ENGINEER
6 2 (1.04%) XMetaL
6 2 (1.04%) Photoshop
7 1 (0.52%) Simulink
7 1 (0.52%) Stata
Cloud Services
1 3 (1.55%) Cloud Computing
2 2 (1.04%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (1.04%) SaaS
2 2 (1.04%) Google Apps
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 4 (2.07%) HTTP
5 2 (1.04%) FTP
5 2 (1.04%) DNS
5 2 (1.04%) SSL
5 2 (1.04%) DMZ
5 2 (1.04%) Internet
6 1 (0.52%) IP Telephony
6 1 (0.52%) Unified Communications
6 1 (0.52%) Cisco IPT
6 1 (0.52%) SAN
6 1 (0.52%) HTTPS
6 1 (0.52%) Kerberos
6 1 (0.52%) LDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 35 (18.13%) SQL Server
2 9 (4.66%) MySQL
3 5 (2.59%) Relational Database
4 4 (2.07%) SQL Server 2005
4 4 (2.07%) SQL Server 2008
5 3 (1.55%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 3 (1.55%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 2 (1.04%) SQL Server 2012
6 2 (1.04%) SQL Server 2000
7 1 (0.52%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 4 (2.07%) Visual Studio
2 2 (1.04%) NUnit
2 2 (1.04%) Team Foundation Server
2 2 (1.04%) Rhino Mocks
2 2 (1.04%) Moq
3 1 (0.52%) WebDriver
3 1 (0.52%) Selenium
General
1 32 (16.58%) Finance
2 23 (11.92%) Telecoms
3 13 (6.74%) Games
4 6 (3.11%) Marketing
5 5 (2.59%) Banking
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 47 (24.35%) HTML
3 39 (20.21%) CSS
4 20 (10.36%) ASP.NET
5 18 (9.33%) JSTL
6 13 (6.74%) .NET Framework
7 9 (4.66%) Web Services
7 9 (4.66%) jQuery
8 7 (3.63%) XML
8 7 (3.63%) JSP
9 6 (3.11%) LAMP
10 5 (2.59%) Ajax
10 5 (2.59%) WPF
10 5 (2.59%) HTML5
10 5 (2.59%) CSS3
11 4 (2.07%) WCF
11 4 (2.07%) LINQ
12 3 (1.55%) SOAP
13 2 (1.04%) XSL
13 2 (1.04%) NHibernate
Miscellaneous
1 72 (37.31%) Computer Science
2 28 (14.51%) Mathematics
3 23 (11.92%) Physics
4 9 (4.66%) Mobile App
5 7 (3.63%) iPhone
6 2 (1.04%) Open Source
6 2 (1.04%) EPoS
7 1 (0.52%) Economics
7 1 (0.52%) Statistics
7 1 (0.52%) Embedded Systems
7 1 (0.52%) Data Integration
Operating Systems
1 42 (21.76%) Windows
2 33 (17.10%) UNIX
3 18 (9.33%) Linux
4 8 (4.15%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 3 (1.55%) Android
5 3 (1.55%) Windows Server 2008
6 2 (1.04%) Windows Vista
6 2 (1.04%) Windows XP
6 2 (1.04%) Windows Server 2003
6 2 (1.04%) Windows 7
6 2 (1.04%) Apple iOS
6 2 (1.04%) Windows 8
7 1 (0.52%) Windows Mobile
Processes & Methodologies
1 26 (13.47%) Software Engineering
2 19 (9.84%) 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
7 7 (3.63%) Web Development
8 5 (2.59%) Regression Testing
8 5 (2.59%) Scrum
9 4 (2.07%) Web Application Development
9 4 (2.07%) Network Architecture
9 4 (2.07%) Project Management
9 4 (2.07%) PRINCE2
10 3 (1.55%) Business Intelligence
10 3 (1.55%) Time Management
10 3 (1.55%) iOS Development
11 2 (1.04%) Network Monitoring
11 2 (1.04%) BDD
11 2 (1.04%) Kanban
Programming Languages
1 52 (26.94%) C#
2 43 (22.28%) JavaScript
3 35 (18.13%) Java
4 34 (17.62%) SQL
5 22 (11.40%) C++
6 11 (5.70%) VB.NET
7 10 (5.18%) T-SQL
7 10 (5.18%) PHP
8 8 (4.15%) C
9 6 (3.11%) PHP5
10 4 (2.07%) Python
11 3 (1.55%) Objective-C
11 3 (1.55%) VB
12 2 (1.04%) Embedded C
12 2 (1.04%) MATLAB
12 2 (1.04%) Google Apps Script
13 1 (0.52%) XAML
13 1 (0.52%) Lua
13 1 (0.52%) PowerShell
13 1 (0.52%) Perl
Qualifications
1 125 (64.77%) 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 10 (5.18%) QA
System Software
1 2 (1.04%) Active Directory
1 2 (1.04%) VMware Infrastructure
1 2 (1.04%) Hyper-V
2 1 (0.52%) XenApp
2 1 (0.52%) XenDesktop
2 1 (0.52%) NFS
Systems Management
1 3 (1.55%) Opsview
Vendors
1 37 (19.17%) Microsoft
2 8 (4.15%) Red Hat
3 7 (3.63%) Cisco
4 5 (2.59%) SolidWorks
5 4 (2.07%) Google
6 3 (1.55%) Fujitsu
6 3 (1.55%) VMware
7 2 (1.04%) Websense
7 2 (1.04%) Oracle
7 2 (1.04%) HP
7 2 (1.04%) Remedy
8 1 (0.52%) Autodesk
8 1 (0.52%) Salesforce.com
8 1 (0.52%) Citrix
8 1 (0.52%) BT
8 1 (0.52%) Huawei
Reading, Berkshire
Premier Group Recruitment
Salary: £20000 - £27000 per annum
Posted: 20 hours ago
Newbury, Berkshire
Vertical IT
Salary: £18000 - £25000 per annum + bonus, pension, medical etc
Posted: 21 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
Noir Consulting
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
Slough, Berkshire
Advantage XPO
Salary: £25000 - £30000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Berkshire Wilts Oxon Newbury Swindon
Questor Resourcing
Salary: to £22,500+ bonus + benefits
Posted: 19 days ago