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

Location
3 months to
27 Feb 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Graduate
Rank 142 139 155
Rank change year-on-year
-3 +16
Permanent jobs requiring a Graduate 86 86 62
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Berkshire 1.56% 1.59% 1.19%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.66% 1.70% 1.27%
Number of salaries quoted 81 67 62
Average salary £22,500 £24,000 £24,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-6.25% -2.04%
90% offered a salary of more than £19,000 £20,600 £21,500
10% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £27,500 £32,500
UK excluding London average salary £24,000 £23,500 £23,000
% change year-on-year
+2.12% +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
5184 5073 4883
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Berkshire 93.85% 93.98% 93.72%
Number of salaries quoted 3902 3712 3972
Average salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.55% -
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £29,000
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £60,000 £67,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%

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 27 February 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 27 February 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 -24 27 £24,000 -4.00% 1
Bracknell +2 23 £27,500 +10.00% 2
Slough +10 20 £22,500 -6.25%
Maidenhead -6 1 £18,500 -
Windsor - 1 £28,000 - 1
Graduate
South East

Graduate
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 27 February 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.

1 121 (71.60%) Degree
2 77 (45.56%) HTML
3 73 (43.20%) JavaScript
4 64 (37.87%) Computer Science
5 54 (31.95%) .NET
6 51 (30.18%) C#
7 48 (28.40%) CSS
8 47 (27.81%) Software Engineering
9 45 (26.63%) SQL Server
10 43 (25.44%) Agile Software Development
11 40 (23.67%) C++
11 40 (23.67%) Microsoft
11 40 (23.67%) Finance
12 37 (21.89%) Java
13 36 (21.30%) SQL
14 32 (18.93%) UNIX
15 31 (18.34%) ASP.NET
15 31 (18.34%) HTML5
16 30 (17.75%) Windows
17 29 (17.16%) Analytical Skills
18 28 (16.57%) MS Excel
19 26 (15.38%) Linux
19 26 (15.38%) QA
20 25 (14.79%) jQuery
21 24 (14.20%) WCF
22 22 (13.02%) TCP/IP
23 20 (11.83%) WPF
23 20 (11.83%) Web Development
24 18 (10.65%) OO
25 15 (8.88%) MVC

Graduate
Top Related IT Skills in Berkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 27 February 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 13 (7.69%) SharePoint
2 3 (1.78%) Joomla!
2 3 (1.78%) IIS
3 2 (1.18%) JBoss
3 2 (1.18%) Apache
3 2 (1.18%) Tomcat
4 1 (0.59%) SharePoint 2013
4 1 (0.59%) CMS
4 1 (0.59%) Oracle Workflow
Applications
1 28 (16.57%) MS Excel
2 4 (2.37%) MS Office
3 1 (0.59%) Photoshop
3 1 (0.59%) XMetaL
Business Applications
1 2 (1.18%) Google Analytics
Cloud Services
1 4 (2.37%) Cloud Computing
2 2 (1.18%) Google Apps
Communications & Networking
1 22 (13.02%) TCP/IP
2 10 (5.92%) Ethernet
2 10 (5.92%) FTP
2 10 (5.92%) HTTP
2 10 (5.92%) Kerberos
2 10 (5.92%) LDAP
2 10 (5.92%) Gigabit Ethernet
3 4 (2.37%) Firewall
4 3 (1.78%) DNS
5 2 (1.18%) DMZ
5 2 (1.18%) Internet
5 2 (1.18%) WAN
5 2 (1.18%) LAN
6 1 (0.59%) VoIP
6 1 (0.59%) Unified Communications
Database & Business Intelligence
1 45 (26.63%) SQL Server
2 6 (3.55%) Relational Database
3 5 (2.96%) Oracle Database
4 4 (2.37%) OLAP
4 4 (2.37%) OLTP
4 4 (2.37%) Oracle OLAP
4 4 (2.37%) SQL Server 2012
5 3 (1.78%) MySQL
6 2 (1.18%) SQL Server 2008
6 2 (1.18%) RDBMS
6 2 (1.18%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 13 (7.69%) QuickTest Pro
1 13 (7.69%) Selenium
2 11 (6.51%) Visual Studio
3 2 (1.18%) Oracle Forms
3 2 (1.18%) JUnit
4 1 (0.59%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 40 (23.67%) Finance
2 12 (7.10%) Advertising
3 9 (5.33%) Marketing
4 7 (4.14%) Telecoms
5 6 (3.55%) Back Office
5 6 (3.55%) Retail
6 4 (2.37%) Local Government
7 3 (1.78%) Banking
8 2 (1.18%) Legal
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 77 (45.56%) HTML
2 54 (31.95%) .NET
3 48 (28.40%) CSS
4 31 (18.34%) HTML5
4 31 (18.34%) ASP.NET
5 25 (14.79%) jQuery
6 24 (14.20%) WCF
7 20 (11.83%) WPF
8 13 (7.69%) XML
9 11 (6.51%) CSS3
10 7 (4.14%) WinForms
11 6 (3.55%) AngularJS
11 6 (3.55%) ASP.NET MVC
12 5 (2.96%) .NET Framework
12 5 (2.96%) JSTL
12 5 (2.96%) STL
12 5 (2.96%) J2EE
13 3 (1.78%) Spring
14 2 (1.18%) JSF
14 2 (1.18%) Ajax
Miscellaneous
1 64 (37.87%) Computer Science
2 29 (17.16%) Analytical Skills
3 12 (7.10%) Mathematics
4 10 (5.92%) Social Media
4 10 (5.92%) Embedded Systems
5 4 (2.37%) Data Structures
6 3 (1.78%) W3C
7 2 (1.18%) Enterprise Software
8 1 (0.59%) Management Information System
8 1 (0.59%) Economics
8 1 (0.59%) Copywriting
8 1 (0.59%) Blog
8 1 (0.59%) Mobile App
8 1 (0.59%) Kinect
Operating Systems
1 32 (18.93%) UNIX
2 30 (17.75%) Windows
3 26 (15.38%) Linux
4 1 (0.59%) Windows Server 2008
4 1 (0.59%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 47 (27.81%) Software Engineering
2 43 (25.44%) Agile Software Development
3 20 (11.83%) Web Development
4 18 (10.65%) OO
5 15 (8.88%) MVC
6 14 (8.28%) Unit Testing
7 13 (7.69%) System Testing
7 13 (7.69%) Waterfall
7 13 (7.69%) Automation Testing
8 10 (5.92%) OOA/OOD
9 8 (4.73%) Automated Testing
10 6 (3.55%) SEO
10 6 (3.55%) ITIL
10 6 (3.55%) UML
11 5 (2.96%) Change Management
11 5 (2.96%) CRM
11 5 (2.96%) Scrum
11 5 (2.96%) Information Security
11 5 (2.96%) Performance Management
12 4 (2.37%) Migration
Programming Languages
1 73 (43.20%) JavaScript
2 51 (30.18%) C#
3 40 (23.67%) C++
4 37 (21.89%) Java
5 36 (21.30%) SQL
6 14 (8.28%) C
7 12 (7.10%) VB.NET
8 8 (4.73%) PHP
9 7 (4.14%) T-SQL
10 4 (2.37%) PL/SQL
10 4 (2.37%) VC++
11 3 (1.78%) Python
12 2 (1.18%) Shell Script
12 2 (1.18%) Google Apps Script
12 2 (1.18%) VB
13 1 (0.59%) Perl
13 1 (0.59%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 121 (71.60%) Degree
2 8 (4.73%) Security Cleared
3 7 (4.14%) SC Cleared
4 6 (3.55%) Microsoft Certification
5 2 (1.18%) ITIL Certification
6 1 (0.59%) PhD
6 1 (0.59%) CCNA
6 1 (0.59%) Cisco Certification
6 1 (0.59%) VCP4
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 26 (15.38%) QA
2 5 (2.96%) SLA
3 1 (0.59%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 10 (5.92%) NFS
2 5 (2.96%) vSphere
3 2 (1.18%) VMware ESXi
Vendors
1 40 (23.67%) Microsoft
2 10 (5.92%) Oracle
3 5 (2.96%) Google
3 5 (2.96%) IronPort
3 5 (2.96%) Symantec
3 5 (2.96%) McAfee
4 4 (2.37%) VMware
5 3 (1.78%) Adobe
6 2 (1.18%) CA
6 2 (1.18%) Progress
6 2 (1.18%) Cisco
7 1 (0.59%) Sitecore
7 1 (0.59%) Ektron
7 1 (0.59%) Facebook
7 1 (0.59%) Twitter
7 1 (0.59%) HubSpot
7 1 (0.59%) Sony
Reading
Recruitment Revolution Limited
Salary: £25,000 - £30,000
Posted: Yesterday
Windsor, Berkshire
Quant Capital
Salary: Up to £35,000 per annum Bonus Medical Pension (8%)
Posted: 2 days ago
Bracknell
Spectrum IT
Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum + bonus + benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Berkshire
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Salary: £25000 - £30000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Bracknell, Berkshire
Northgate Public Services
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 19 days ago