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 16 April 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
16 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Graduate
Rank 139 163 153
Rank change year-on-year
+24 -10
Permanent jobs requiring a Graduate 85 63 71
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Berkshire 1.42% 1.17% 1.14%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.53% 1.25% 1.21%
Number of salaries quoted 67 60 64
Average salary £25,000 £25,000 £24,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +2.04%
90% offered a salary of more than £20,800 £21,500 £20,000
10% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £32,500 £30,000
UK excluding London average salary £23,000 £23,500 £23,500
% change year-on-year
-2.12% -
Job Titles Category
Berkshire
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
5554 5048 5889
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Berkshire 93.02% 93.57% 94.79%
Number of salaries quoted 4048 3977 5053
Average salary £45,000 £43,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+3.44% +2.35%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £60,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £38,500 £38,000
% change year-on-year
+3.89% +1.31%
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 16 April 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 April 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
(Click each for more statistics)
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
Find
Job
Vacancies
Reading +18 45 £27,500 +10.00% 4
Slough -2 9 £22,500 -2.17%
Bracknell +21 8 £24,000 +11.62% 1
Newbury -11 6 £25,000 -8.25%
Maidenhead -13 1 £22,500 +2.27% 1
Graduate
South East

Graduate
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 16 April 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.

1 121 (73.78%) Degree
2 63 (38.41%) .NET
2 63 (38.41%) Computer Science
3 60 (36.59%) C#
4 43 (26.22%) SQL
5 39 (23.78%) HTML
5 39 (23.78%) Software Engineering
6 38 (23.17%) C++
7 35 (21.34%) JavaScript
8 34 (20.73%) Microsoft
9 33 (20.12%) MS Excel
9 33 (20.12%) Java
10 31 (18.90%) SQL Server
10 31 (18.90%) Mathematics
11 27 (16.46%) OO
12 26 (15.85%) UNIX
13 25 (15.24%) Physics
14 22 (13.41%) ASP.NET
15 18 (10.98%) Telecoms
15 18 (10.98%) Windows
15 18 (10.98%) TCP/IP
15 18 (10.98%) HTML5
16 17 (10.37%) CSS
17 15 (9.15%) Linux
17 15 (9.15%) WCF
18 13 (7.93%) WPF
18 13 (7.93%) CCNA
18 13 (7.93%) Cisco Certification
18 13 (7.93%) Finance
19 11 (6.71%) Cisco

Graduate
Top Related IT Skills in Berkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 16 April 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 (1.83%) IIS
Applications
1 33 (20.12%) MS Excel
2 10 (6.10%) MS PowerPoint
2 10 (6.10%) MS Office
3 2 (1.22%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 3 (1.83%) Cloud Computing
1 3 (1.83%) SaaS
1 3 (1.83%) Google Apps
Communications & Networking
1 18 (10.98%) TCP/IP
2 11 (6.71%) HTTP
3 10 (6.10%) Internet
4 8 (4.88%) Firewall
5 6 (3.66%) Ethernet
6 5 (3.05%) DNS
6 5 (3.05%) LTE
6 5 (3.05%) 4G
6 5 (3.05%) VoLTE
7 3 (1.83%) SSL
7 3 (1.83%) FTP
7 3 (1.83%) VPN
7 3 (1.83%) DMZ
7 3 (1.83%) NAS
8 2 (1.22%) xDSL
8 2 (1.22%) MPLS
8 2 (1.22%) DHCP
8 2 (1.22%) ATM
8 2 (1.22%) PPP
8 2 (1.22%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 31 (18.90%) SQL Server
2 5 (3.05%) SQL Server 2008
3 4 (2.44%) SQL Server 2005
3 4 (2.44%) MySQL
4 3 (1.83%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 3 (1.83%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 3 (1.83%) Relational Database
5 2 (1.22%) SQL Server 2000
5 2 (1.22%) Oracle Reports
6 1 (0.61%) Oracle Database
6 1 (0.61%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 7 (4.27%) Subversion
2 2 (1.22%) Team Foundation Server
2 2 (1.22%) Oracle Forms
3 1 (0.61%) Ant
3 1 (0.61%) Maven
3 1 (0.61%) Rational DOORS
3 1 (0.61%) Rational Rhapsody
General
1 18 (10.98%) Telecoms
2 13 (7.93%) Finance
3 10 (6.10%) Games
4 8 (4.88%) Legal
5 7 (4.27%) Pharmaceutical
6 5 (3.05%) Marketing
7 3 (1.83%) Aerospace
7 3 (1.83%) Electronics
8 2 (1.22%) Banking
9 1 (0.61%) Military
9 1 (0.61%) Manufacturing
9 1 (0.61%) Local Government
9 1 (0.61%) Mandarin Language
9 1 (0.61%) French Language
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 63 (38.41%) .NET
2 39 (23.78%) HTML
3 22 (13.41%) ASP.NET
4 18 (10.98%) HTML5
5 17 (10.37%) CSS
6 15 (9.15%) WCF
7 13 (7.93%) WPF
8 11 (6.71%) XML
9 9 (5.49%) jQuery
9 9 (5.49%) CSS3
10 7 (4.27%) WebKit
11 6 (3.66%) JSTL
12 5 (3.05%) JSP
12 5 (3.05%) Web Services
12 5 (3.05%) .NET Framework
13 4 (2.44%) LINQ
13 4 (2.44%) Ajax
14 2 (1.22%) Silverlight
14 2 (1.22%) XSL
15 1 (0.61%) JMS
Miscellaneous
1 63 (38.41%) Computer Science
2 31 (18.90%) Mathematics
3 25 (15.24%) Physics
4 11 (6.71%) iPhone
5 7 (4.27%) iPad
6 6 (3.66%) Mobile App
7 2 (1.22%) Blog
7 2 (1.22%) EPoS
8 1 (0.61%) Management Information System
8 1 (0.61%) Open Source
8 1 (0.61%) Embedded Systems
Operating Systems
1 26 (15.85%) UNIX
2 18 (10.98%) Windows
3 15 (9.15%) Linux
4 5 (3.05%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 3 (1.83%) VMS
6 2 (1.22%) Apple iOS
6 2 (1.22%) Android
6 2 (1.22%) Windows Mobile
6 2 (1.22%) Windows CE
6 2 (1.22%) Solaris
7 1 (0.61%) Windows 7
7 1 (0.61%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 39 (23.78%) Software Engineering
2 27 (16.46%) OO
3 11 (6.71%) OOD
3 11 (6.71%) Web Development
4 9 (5.49%) OOP
5 8 (4.88%) Change Control
5 8 (4.88%) Incident Management
5 8 (4.88%) Regression Testing
6 7 (4.27%) Agile Software Development
7 6 (3.66%) ITIL
8 5 (3.05%) Service Management
8 5 (3.05%) Product Management
9 4 (2.44%) Performance Tuning
9 4 (2.44%) Software Testing
9 4 (2.44%) Service Delivery
10 3 (1.83%) Business Intelligence
10 3 (1.83%) MVC
10 3 (1.83%) Business Analysis
10 3 (1.83%) Data Protection
10 3 (1.83%) Test Automation
Programming Languages
1 60 (36.59%) C#
2 43 (26.22%) SQL
3 38 (23.17%) C++
4 35 (21.34%) JavaScript
5 33 (20.12%) Java
6 11 (6.71%) C
7 8 (4.88%) Progress 4GL
8 7 (4.27%) Python
9 6 (3.66%) PHP
10 5 (3.05%) T-SQL
11 4 (2.44%) VB.NET
12 3 (1.83%) VB
12 3 (1.83%) PL/SQL
12 3 (1.83%) Google Apps Script
13 2 (1.22%) VBScript
13 2 (1.22%) Embedded C
14 1 (0.61%) Ada
14 1 (0.61%) Perl
14 1 (0.61%) Shell Script
14 1 (0.61%) MATLAB
Qualifications
1 121 (73.78%) Degree
2 13 (7.93%) CCNA
2 13 (7.93%) Cisco Certification
3 7 (4.27%) Security Cleared
4 5 (3.05%) RHCE
5 4 (2.44%) SC Cleared
6 3 (1.83%) Microsoft Certification
7 1 (0.61%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (4.27%) QA
2 4 (2.44%) SLA
System Software
1 3 (1.83%) NFS
2 1 (0.61%) Active Directory
2 1 (0.61%) XenApp
2 1 (0.61%) XenDesktop
2 1 (0.61%) Hyper-V
2 1 (0.61%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 3 (1.83%) HP Quality Center
2 1 (0.61%) Puppet
Vendors
1 34 (20.73%) Microsoft
2 11 (6.71%) Cisco
3 9 (5.49%) HP
4 7 (4.27%) Oracle
5 5 (3.05%) Red Hat
5 5 (3.05%) Google
6 4 (2.44%) Huawei
7 3 (1.83%) BT
7 3 (1.83%) Salesforce.com
7 3 (1.83%) Websense
7 3 (1.83%) Fujitsu
7 3 (1.83%) Lumesse
7 3 (1.83%) Peoplefluent
8 2 (1.22%) Veritas
8 2 (1.22%) Sun
9 1 (0.61%) JBoss
9 1 (0.61%) VMware
9 1 (0.61%) CheckPoint
9 1 (0.61%) Juniper
9 1 (0.61%) Citrix
Berkshire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £20000 - £25000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 5 hours ago
Reading, Berkshire
Global Technology Solutions Ltd
Salary: £20000 - £21000 per annum
Posted: 12 hours ago
Bracknell, Berkshire
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £25000 - £30000 per annum + bonus + benefits
Posted: 14 hours ago
Maidenhead, Berkshire
IT People First
Salary: From £20,000 to £25,000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
Deanslist Limited
Salary: From £20,000 to £30,000 per annum + corporate benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
LA International
Salary: £20000 - £23000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
Davanti Solutions
Salary: From £25,000 to £28,000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago