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 16 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
16 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Graduate
Rank 125 124 93
Rank change year-on-year
-1 -31
Permanent jobs requiring a Graduate 104 104 148
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Berkshire 1.76% 1.87% 2.65%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.91% 2.01% 2.82%
Number of salaries quoted 87 89 132
Average salary £25,000 £23,500 £25,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.38% -6.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £21,300 £20,700 £20,500
10% offered a salary of more than £30,200 £28,500 £32,000
UK excluding London average salary £23,000 £22,500 £23,000
% change year-on-year
+2.22% -2.17%
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
5433 5183 5243
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Berkshire 91.88% 93.12% 93.93%
Number of salaries quoted 3746 4013 4389
Average salary £45,000 £43,750 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.85% +2.94%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,000 £27,000 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £61,800 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £39,800 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+0.50% +3.37%

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 16 September 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 16 September 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 -16 29 £24,250 -3.00%
Newbury +26 25 £30,000 +33.33% 1
Slough +3 16 £24,000 +6.66% 2
Bracknell -15 5 £30,000 +20.00% 1
Maidenhead -21 5 £22,500 -2.17%
Windsor - 5 £25,000 -
Ascot - 1 £28,000 -
Graduate
South East

Graduate
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 16 September 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.

1 137 (65.24%) Degree
2 77 (36.67%) Computer Science
3 64 (30.48%) HTML
4 63 (30.00%) .NET
5 59 (28.10%) C#
5 59 (28.10%) JavaScript
6 48 (22.86%) Windows
7 47 (22.38%) CSS
7 47 (22.38%) MS Excel
8 45 (21.43%) SQL Server
9 43 (20.48%) SQL
10 37 (17.62%) Microsoft
10 37 (17.62%) Finance
11 35 (16.67%) Java
12 34 (16.19%) Agile Software Development
12 34 (16.19%) Software Engineering
13 32 (15.24%) UNIX
14 27 (12.86%) Linux
15 26 (12.38%) MS Office
15 26 (12.38%) ASP.NET
15 26 (12.38%) Mathematics
16 21 (10.00%) Physics
16 21 (10.00%) JSTL
16 21 (10.00%) .NET Framework
17 20 (9.52%) C++
17 20 (9.52%) ITIL
18 19 (9.05%) TCP/IP
19 18 (8.57%) PHP
20 17 (8.10%) Telecoms
20 17 (8.10%) OO

Graduate
Top Related IT Skills in Berkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 16 September 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 12 (5.71%) SharePoint
2 8 (3.81%) CMS
3 3 (1.43%) Drupal
3 3 (1.43%) WordPress
3 3 (1.43%) Apache
4 1 (0.48%) SharePoint Server
Applications
1 47 (22.38%) MS Excel
2 26 (12.38%) MS Office
3 5 (2.38%) MS PowerPoint
3 5 (2.38%) AutoCAD
4 4 (1.90%) Solid Edge
4 4 (1.90%) MicroStation
4 4 (1.90%) Pro/ENGINEER
5 3 (1.43%) XMetaL
5 3 (1.43%) Photoshop
6 1 (0.48%) Stata
6 1 (0.48%) Adobe Illustrator
6 1 (0.48%) Simulink
Cloud Services
1 4 (1.90%) GitHub
2 2 (0.95%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (0.48%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 19 (9.05%) TCP/IP
2 8 (3.81%) Firewall
3 5 (2.38%) Gigabit Ethernet
3 5 (2.38%) Ethernet
4 4 (1.90%) FTP
4 4 (1.90%) HTTP
5 3 (1.43%) LDAP
5 3 (1.43%) Kerberos
6 2 (0.95%) LTE
6 2 (0.95%) VoLTE
6 2 (0.95%) 4G
7 1 (0.48%) Cisco IPT
7 1 (0.48%) IP Telephony
7 1 (0.48%) VoIP
7 1 (0.48%) SAN
7 1 (0.48%) HTTPS
7 1 (0.48%) DNS
7 1 (0.48%) Unified Communications
Database & Business Intelligence
1 45 (21.43%) SQL Server
2 13 (6.19%) MySQL
3 4 (1.90%) SQL Server 2008
3 4 (1.90%) SQL Server 2005
4 3 (1.43%) Relational Database
5 2 (0.95%) SQL Server 2012
5 2 (0.95%) SQL Server 2000
5 2 (0.95%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 2 (0.95%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 1 (0.48%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 9 (4.29%) Visual Studio
2 5 (2.38%) NUnit
2 5 (2.38%) Rhino Mocks
2 5 (2.38%) Moq
3 2 (0.95%) Team Foundation Server
4 1 (0.48%) Selenium
4 1 (0.48%) MSBuild
4 1 (0.48%) Jenkins
4 1 (0.48%) Git (software)
4 1 (0.48%) WebDriver
General
1 37 (17.62%) Finance
2 17 (8.10%) Telecoms
3 15 (7.14%) Games
4 7 (3.33%) Banking
5 6 (2.86%) Legal
6 4 (1.90%) Marketing
7 3 (1.43%) Automotive
8 2 (0.95%) Electronics
8 2 (0.95%) Advertising
9 1 (0.48%) Multimedia
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 64 (30.48%) HTML
2 63 (30.00%) .NET
3 47 (22.38%) CSS
4 26 (12.38%) ASP.NET
5 21 (10.00%) JSTL
5 21 (10.00%) .NET Framework
6 15 (7.14%) XML
7 10 (4.76%) LAMP
8 9 (4.29%) jQuery
8 9 (4.29%) JSP
8 9 (4.29%) Web Services
9 7 (3.33%) LINQ
9 7 (3.33%) CSS3
9 7 (3.33%) HTML5
10 6 (2.86%) Ajax
11 5 (2.38%) NHibernate
11 5 (2.38%) WinForms
11 5 (2.38%) ASP.NET MVC
12 4 (1.90%) STL
12 4 (1.90%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 77 (36.67%) Computer Science
2 26 (12.38%) Mathematics
3 21 (10.00%) Physics
4 11 (5.24%) Analytical Skills
5 10 (4.76%) Mobile App
6 8 (3.81%) Management Information System
7 6 (2.86%) Open Source
7 6 (2.86%) iPhone
8 4 (1.90%) Enterprise Software
8 4 (1.90%) Embedded Systems
9 1 (0.48%) Statistics
9 1 (0.48%) Data Integration
9 1 (0.48%) Economics
9 1 (0.48%) Device Driver
9 1 (0.48%) MPEG
9 1 (0.48%) Kinect
9 1 (0.48%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 48 (22.86%) Windows
2 32 (15.24%) UNIX
3 27 (12.86%) Linux
4 5 (2.38%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 4 (1.90%) Windows XP
5 4 (1.90%) Windows Vista
6 3 (1.43%) Windows Server 2008
6 3 (1.43%) Android
6 3 (1.43%) Windows 7
7 2 (0.95%) Apple iOS
7 2 (0.95%) Windows 8
7 2 (0.95%) Windows Server 2003
8 1 (0.48%) Embedded Linux
8 1 (0.48%) Windows Mobile
Processes & Methodologies
1 34 (16.19%) Agile Software Development
1 34 (16.19%) Software Engineering
2 20 (9.52%) ITIL
3 17 (8.10%) OO
4 14 (6.67%) MVC
5 10 (4.76%) Game Development
6 9 (4.29%) Scrum
7 8 (3.81%) Process Management
8 7 (3.33%) Unit Testing
8 7 (3.33%) Service Management
8 7 (3.33%) Web Application Development
9 6 (2.86%) Automated Testing
10 5 (2.38%) Web Development
10 5 (2.38%) Kanban
10 5 (2.38%) TDD
10 5 (2.38%) Regression Testing
10 5 (2.38%) UML
10 5 (2.38%) BDD
11 4 (1.90%) Network Architecture
11 4 (1.90%) PRINCE2
Programming Languages
1 59 (28.10%) C#
1 59 (28.10%) JavaScript
2 43 (20.48%) SQL
3 35 (16.67%) Java
4 20 (9.52%) C++
5 18 (8.57%) PHP
6 16 (7.62%) T-SQL
6 16 (7.62%) VB.NET
7 7 (3.33%) VB
8 6 (2.86%) C
8 6 (2.86%) PHP5
9 3 (1.43%) Objective-C
9 3 (1.43%) VC++
10 2 (0.95%) Perl
10 2 (0.95%) MATLAB
11 1 (0.48%) Lua
11 1 (0.48%) XPath
11 1 (0.48%) PowerShell
11 1 (0.48%) Shell Script
11 1 (0.48%) XAML
Qualifications
1 137 (65.24%) Degree
2 8 (3.81%) Security Cleared
3 6 (2.86%) CCNA
3 6 (2.86%) Cisco Certification
3 6 (2.86%) ISEB
3 6 (2.86%) SC Cleared
4 3 (1.43%) ISTQB
4 3 (1.43%) Microsoft Certification
5 2 (0.95%) RHCE
6 1 (0.48%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (3.81%) ISO 9001
1 8 (3.81%) QA
2 3 (1.43%) SLA
System Software
1 6 (2.86%) Active Directory
2 3 (1.43%) NFS
3 2 (0.95%) Hyper-V
3 2 (0.95%) VMware Infrastructure
4 1 (0.48%) XenApp
4 1 (0.48%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 3 (1.43%) Opsview
Vendors
1 37 (17.62%) Microsoft
2 6 (2.86%) Cisco
3 5 (2.38%) Red Hat
3 5 (2.38%) Remedy
3 5 (2.38%) SolidWorks
4 4 (1.90%) Oracle
4 4 (1.90%) VMware
5 3 (1.43%) Fujitsu
6 2 (0.95%) HP
7 1 (0.48%) JD Edwards
7 1 (0.48%) Citrix
7 1 (0.48%) Autodesk
7 1 (0.48%) Sony
7 1 (0.48%) SAP
Newbury, Berkshire
Randstad Technologies
Salary: £25000.00 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Slough, Berkshire
Advantage XPO
Salary: £20000 - £25000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Slough, Berkshire
Streamline Connections
Salary: £22000 - £23000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago