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 28 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
28 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Graduate
Rank 113 120 89
Rank change year-on-year
+7 -31
Permanent jobs requiring a Graduate 112 106 151
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Berkshire 1.91% 1.93% 2.71%
As % of the Job Titles category 2.07% 2.08% 2.88%
Number of salaries quoted 89 93 130
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 £21,000 £20,500 £20,500
10% offered a salary of more than £30,100 £28,500 £30,000
UK excluding London average salary £22,500 £22,500 £23,000
% change year-on-year
- -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
5421 5097 5234
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Berkshire 92.40% 92.98% 94.00%
Number of salaries quoted 3781 3985 4360
Average salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.88% -
90% offered a salary of more than £26,000 £25,500 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £60,000 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £39,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+2.56% +1.29%

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 28 August 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 28 August 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 -14 31 £25,000 - 1
Newbury +9 23 £30,000 +20.00% 1
Slough +2 13 £22,500 - 3
Bracknell -8 7 £27,500 +10.00%
Maidenhead -13 7 £22,500 -2.17% 1
Windsor - 5 £25,000 - 1
Ascot - 1 £28,000 -
Graduate
South East

Graduate
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 28 August 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 (67.16%) Degree
2 77 (37.75%) Computer Science
3 59 (28.92%) .NET
4 57 (27.94%) C#
4 57 (27.94%) HTML
5 53 (25.98%) JavaScript
6 45 (22.06%) Windows
6 45 (22.06%) MS Excel
7 43 (21.08%) CSS
8 42 (20.59%) SQL
8 42 (20.59%) SQL Server
9 37 (18.14%) Microsoft
10 35 (17.16%) Finance
11 32 (15.69%) Java
12 31 (15.20%) Software Engineering
13 29 (14.22%) UNIX
14 27 (13.24%) Mathematics
15 26 (12.75%) MS Office
15 26 (12.75%) ASP.NET
16 24 (11.76%) Linux
17 21 (10.29%) Physics
18 20 (9.80%) JSTL
18 20 (9.80%) .NET Framework
18 20 (9.80%) Telecoms
19 19 (9.31%) ITIL
20 18 (8.82%) C++
21 17 (8.33%) TCP/IP
21 17 (8.33%) Agile Software Development
22 16 (7.84%) OO
22 16 (7.84%) PHP

Graduate
Top Related IT Skills in Berkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 28 August 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 9 (4.41%) SharePoint
2 7 (3.43%) CMS
3 3 (1.47%) WordPress
3 3 (1.47%) Drupal
3 3 (1.47%) Apache
4 2 (0.98%) IIS
5 1 (0.49%) SharePoint Server
Applications
1 45 (22.06%) MS Excel
2 26 (12.75%) MS Office
3 6 (2.94%) MS PowerPoint
4 5 (2.45%) AutoCAD
5 4 (1.96%) Pro/ENGINEER
5 4 (1.96%) MicroStation
5 4 (1.96%) Solid Edge
6 3 (1.47%) XMetaL
6 3 (1.47%) Photoshop
7 1 (0.49%) Stata
7 1 (0.49%) Adobe Illustrator
7 1 (0.49%) Simulink
Cloud Services
1 4 (1.96%) GitHub
2 3 (1.47%) Cloud Computing
3 2 (0.98%) Google Apps
3 2 (0.98%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 17 (8.33%) TCP/IP
2 10 (4.90%) Firewall
3 5 (2.45%) Gigabit Ethernet
3 5 (2.45%) Ethernet
4 4 (1.96%) FTP
4 4 (1.96%) HTTP
5 3 (1.47%) LTE
5 3 (1.47%) 4G
5 3 (1.47%) VoLTE
5 3 (1.47%) Kerberos
5 3 (1.47%) LDAP
6 2 (0.98%) DMZ
6 2 (0.98%) DNS
7 1 (0.49%) Unified Communications
7 1 (0.49%) Cisco IPT
7 1 (0.49%) IP Telephony
7 1 (0.49%) SAN
7 1 (0.49%) HTTPS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 42 (20.59%) SQL Server
2 13 (6.37%) MySQL
3 4 (1.96%) SQL Server 2005
3 4 (1.96%) SQL Server 2008
4 3 (1.47%) Relational Database
4 3 (1.47%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 3 (1.47%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 2 (0.98%) SQL Server 2000
5 2 (0.98%) SQL Server 2012
6 1 (0.49%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 9 (4.41%) Visual Studio
2 5 (2.45%) Rhino Mocks
2 5 (2.45%) Moq
2 5 (2.45%) NUnit
3 2 (0.98%) Team Foundation Server
4 1 (0.49%) WebDriver
4 1 (0.49%) Git (software)
4 1 (0.49%) Jenkins
4 1 (0.49%) MSBuild
4 1 (0.49%) Selenium
General
1 35 (17.16%) Finance
2 20 (9.80%) Telecoms
3 15 (7.35%) Games
4 7 (3.43%) Banking
5 5 (2.45%) Legal
6 4 (1.96%) Marketing
7 3 (1.47%) Electronics
7 3 (1.47%) Automotive
8 1 (0.49%) Multimedia
8 1 (0.49%) Advertising
8 1 (0.49%) Aerospace
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 59 (28.92%) .NET
2 57 (27.94%) HTML
3 43 (21.08%) CSS
4 26 (12.75%) ASP.NET
5 20 (9.80%) JSTL
5 20 (9.80%) .NET Framework
6 12 (5.88%) XML
7 10 (4.90%) LAMP
8 9 (4.41%) JSP
8 9 (4.41%) Web Services
8 9 (4.41%) jQuery
9 7 (3.43%) LINQ
10 6 (2.94%) CSS3
10 6 (2.94%) HTML5
11 5 (2.45%) ASP.NET MVC
11 5 (2.45%) Ajax
11 5 (2.45%) NHibernate
12 4 (1.96%) WinForms
12 4 (1.96%) WPF
13 3 (1.47%) WCF
Miscellaneous
1 77 (37.75%) Computer Science
2 27 (13.24%) Mathematics
3 21 (10.29%) Physics
4 10 (4.90%) Mobile App
5 7 (3.43%) iPhone
5 7 (3.43%) Management Information System
6 6 (2.94%) Open Source
7 4 (1.96%) Enterprise Software
7 4 (1.96%) Embedded Systems
8 1 (0.49%) Data Integration
8 1 (0.49%) Statistics
8 1 (0.49%) Device Driver
8 1 (0.49%) Economics
8 1 (0.49%) MPEG
Operating Systems
1 45 (22.06%) Windows
2 29 (14.22%) UNIX
3 24 (11.76%) Linux
4 6 (2.94%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 4 (1.96%) Windows XP
5 4 (1.96%) Windows Vista
6 3 (1.47%) Android
6 3 (1.47%) Windows Server 2008
6 3 (1.47%) Windows 7
7 2 (0.98%) Windows Server 2003
7 2 (0.98%) Windows 8
7 2 (0.98%) Apple iOS
8 1 (0.49%) Windows Mobile
8 1 (0.49%) Embedded Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 31 (15.20%) Software Engineering
2 19 (9.31%) ITIL
3 17 (8.33%) Agile Software Development
4 16 (7.84%) OO
5 12 (5.88%) MVC
6 10 (4.90%) Game Development
7 9 (4.41%) Scrum
8 7 (3.43%) Web Application Development
8 7 (3.43%) Service Management
8 7 (3.43%) Process Management
9 5 (2.45%) BDD
9 5 (2.45%) Kanban
9 5 (2.45%) Unit Testing
9 5 (2.45%) Web Development
9 5 (2.45%) Automated Testing
9 5 (2.45%) TDD
9 5 (2.45%) Regression Testing
10 4 (1.96%) Project Management
10 4 (1.96%) PRINCE2
10 4 (1.96%) UML
Programming Languages
1 57 (27.94%) C#
2 53 (25.98%) JavaScript
3 42 (20.59%) SQL
4 32 (15.69%) Java
5 18 (8.82%) C++
6 16 (7.84%) PHP
6 16 (7.84%) T-SQL
7 15 (7.35%) VB.NET
8 7 (3.43%) C
9 6 (2.94%) VB
9 6 (2.94%) PHP5
10 3 (1.47%) Objective-C
11 2 (0.98%) MATLAB
11 2 (0.98%) Python
11 2 (0.98%) VC++
11 2 (0.98%) Google Apps Script
12 1 (0.49%) PowerShell
12 1 (0.49%) Lua
12 1 (0.49%) XPath
12 1 (0.49%) Perl
Qualifications
1 137 (67.16%) Degree
2 8 (3.92%) Security Cleared
3 7 (3.43%) CCNA
3 7 (3.43%) Cisco Certification
4 6 (2.94%) ISEB
4 6 (2.94%) SC Cleared
5 3 (1.47%) ISTQB
5 3 (1.47%) Microsoft Certification
5 3 (1.47%) RHCE
6 1 (0.49%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (3.92%) QA
2 7 (3.43%) ISO 9001
3 3 (1.47%) SLA
System Software
1 6 (2.94%) Active Directory
2 3 (1.47%) NFS
3 2 (0.98%) Hyper-V
3 2 (0.98%) VMware Infrastructure
4 1 (0.49%) XenApp
4 1 (0.49%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 3 (1.47%) Opsview
Vendors
1 37 (18.14%) Microsoft
2 6 (2.94%) Cisco
2 6 (2.94%) Red Hat
3 5 (2.45%) SolidWorks
3 5 (2.45%) Remedy
4 4 (1.96%) VMware
5 3 (1.47%) Fujitsu
6 2 (0.98%) HP
6 2 (0.98%) Oracle
6 2 (0.98%) Google
7 1 (0.49%) Huawei
7 1 (0.49%) SAP
7 1 (0.49%) Autodesk
7 1 (0.49%) JD Edwards
7 1 (0.49%) Citrix
7 1 (0.49%) BT
Windsor
Noir Consulting
Salary: £20000 - £30000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Slough, Berkshire
Morgan Cassidy UK Ltd
Salary: From £18,000 to £25,000 per annum + excellent benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Newbury, Berkshire
Connectus
Salary: £21000 - £25000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Slough
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Salary: £20000.00 - £25000.00 per annum + Excellent
Posted: 10 days ago
Slough
Recruitment Genius
Salary: £25000 - £31000 per annum
Posted: 16 days ago
Maidenhead
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Salary: £20000.00 - £25000.00 per annum + Excellent
Posted: 22 days ago
Reading
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Salary: £23000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 24 days ago