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 10 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
10 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Graduate
Rank 128 134 134
Rank change year-on-year
+6 0
Permanent jobs requiring a Graduate 107 94 95
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Berkshire 2.08% 1.69% 1.75%
As % of the Job Titles category 2.19% 1.76% 1.83%
Number of salaries quoted 75 88 74
Average salary £26,000 £24,000 £23,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+8.33% +2.12%
90% offered a salary of more than £21,500 £19,000 £19,000
10% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £30,000 £27,500
UK excluding London average salary £25,000 £23,000 £22,500
% change year-on-year
+8.69% +2.22%
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
4890 5327 5184
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Berkshire 94.88% 95.93% 95.75%
Number of salaries quoted 3997 3957 3809
Average salary £48,000 £45,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.66% -
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £25,000 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £68,000 £65,000 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+5.00% -

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 10 February 2016.

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 10 February 2016. 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
Bracknell +28 45 £26,000 -5.45% 3
Reading +2 29 £26,500 +10.41% 5
Maidenhead +4 11 £30,000 +62.16%
Slough -6 9 £22,500 -
Newbury +18 2 £19,500 -27.77%
Windsor +11 1 £21,500 -23.21%
Wokingham - 1 £25,000 - 1
Graduate
South East

Graduate
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 10 February 2016, 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.

1 105 (57.69%) Degree
2 80 (43.96%) Computer Science
3 59 (32.42%) Java
4 52 (28.57%) C++
4 52 (28.57%) SQL
5 47 (25.82%) HTML
6 46 (25.27%) C
7 44 (24.18%) CSS
8 41 (22.53%) C#
8 41 (22.53%) Software Engineering
9 37 (20.33%) Finance
9 37 (20.33%) JavaScript
10 35 (19.23%) Mathematics
11 33 (18.13%) XML
11 33 (18.13%) Linux
12 29 (15.93%) Python
13 28 (15.38%) SQL Server
14 27 (14.84%) Analytical Skills
15 25 (13.74%) Windows
16 24 (13.19%) Microsoft
17 23 (12.64%) .NET
18 22 (12.09%) Physics
19 21 (11.54%) JSON
19 21 (11.54%) TCP/IP
20 20 (10.99%) Agile Software Development
21 19 (10.44%) Local Government
21 19 (10.44%) Northgate
21 19 (10.44%) OO
22 17 (9.34%) QA
22 17 (9.34%) SDLC

Graduate
Top Related IT Skills in Berkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 10 February 2016, 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 5 (2.75%) Tomcat
2 4 (2.20%) Elasticsearch
2 4 (2.20%) nginx
2 4 (2.20%) Node.js
3 3 (1.65%) SharePoint
4 2 (1.10%) IIS
5 1 (0.55%) Apache Pig
5 1 (0.55%) WebSphere
Applications
1 16 (8.79%) MS Excel
2 4 (2.20%) MS Office
3 3 (1.65%) MS PowerPoint
4 1 (0.55%) InfoPath
4 1 (0.55%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 1 (0.55%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 12 (6.59%) SaaS
2 4 (2.20%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (0.55%) Cloud Computing
3 1 (0.55%) Google Apps
3 1 (0.55%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 21 (11.54%) TCP/IP
2 14 (7.69%) HTTP
3 12 (6.59%) FTP
4 11 (6.04%) Kerberos
4 11 (6.04%) LDAP
5 9 (4.95%) LAN
5 9 (4.95%) WAN
6 7 (3.85%) Wireshark
7 5 (2.75%) MPLS
8 4 (2.20%) SMS
9 3 (1.65%) Firewall
9 3 (1.65%) SIGTRAN
9 3 (1.65%) SS7
9 3 (1.65%) SSL
10 2 (1.10%) 2G
10 2 (1.10%) GGSN
10 2 (1.10%) SCCP
10 2 (1.10%) SGSN
10 2 (1.10%) SMPP
10 2 (1.10%) TCAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 28 (15.38%) SQL Server
2 13 (7.14%) NoSQL
3 11 (6.04%) MySQL
3 11 (6.04%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 10 (5.49%) Oracle Database
5 3 (1.65%) Big Data
5 3 (1.65%) Relational Database
6 1 (0.55%) Apache Cassandra
6 1 (0.55%) Apache Hive
6 1 (0.55%) Hadoop
6 1 (0.55%) InterSystems Cache
6 1 (0.55%) RDBMS
6 1 (0.55%) Riak
6 1 (0.55%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 13 (7.14%) Git (software)
2 11 (6.04%) Eclipse
3 5 (2.75%) Maven
4 2 (1.10%) Visual Studio
5 1 (0.55%) Ant
5 1 (0.55%) Jenkins
5 1 (0.55%) Octopus Deploy
5 1 (0.55%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
5 1 (0.55%) TeamCity
General
1 37 (20.33%) Finance
2 19 (10.44%) Local Government
3 16 (8.79%) Telecoms
4 7 (3.85%) Banking
4 7 (3.85%) Electronics
5 6 (3.30%) Marketing
6 4 (2.20%) Games
7 3 (1.65%) Legal
8 1 (0.55%) Law
8 1 (0.55%) Manufacturing
8 1 (0.55%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 47 (25.82%) HTML
2 44 (24.18%) CSS
3 33 (18.13%) XML
4 23 (12.64%) .NET
5 21 (11.54%) JSON
6 14 (7.69%) HTML5
7 13 (7.14%) CSS3
7 13 (7.14%) jQuery
7 13 (7.14%) Sass
8 12 (6.59%) Web Services
9 11 (6.04%) JSP
9 11 (6.04%) REST
9 11 (6.04%) Servlets
10 10 (5.49%) Ajax
11 7 (3.85%) ASP.NET
11 7 (3.85%) SOAP
12 6 (3.30%) Spring
13 4 (2.20%) AngularJS
13 4 (2.20%) Regular Expression
13 4 (2.20%) ZeroMQ
Miscellaneous
1 80 (43.96%) Computer Science
2 35 (19.23%) Mathematics
3 27 (14.84%) Analytical Skills
4 22 (12.09%) Physics
5 11 (6.04%) Embedded Systems
5 11 (6.04%) User Experience
5 11 (6.04%) W3C
6 8 (4.40%) Management Information System
7 5 (2.75%) Mobile App
8 4 (2.20%) Economics
9 3 (1.65%) Social Media
10 2 (1.10%) Data Centre
10 2 (1.10%) FMCG
11 1 (0.55%) Chemistry
11 1 (0.55%) Driving Licence
11 1 (0.55%) Enterprise Software
11 1 (0.55%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
11 1 (0.55%) Inversion of Control
11 1 (0.55%) Private Cloud
11 1 (0.55%) Public Cloud
Operating Systems
1 33 (18.13%) Linux
2 25 (13.74%) Windows
3 12 (6.59%) Unix
4 10 (5.49%) Windows Server
5 4 (2.20%) Android
5 4 (2.20%) Apple iOS
5 4 (2.20%) CentOS
5 4 (2.20%) Windows Mobile
6 3 (1.65%) Solaris
7 2 (1.10%) Windows Phone
7 2 (1.10%) Windows Server 2008
7 2 (1.10%) Windows Server 2012
8 1 (0.55%) AIX
8 1 (0.55%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 41 (22.53%) Software Engineering
2 20 (10.99%) Agile Software Development
3 19 (10.44%) OO
4 17 (9.34%) SDLC
5 13 (7.14%) Analytics
5 13 (7.14%) Responsive Web Design
6 12 (6.59%) Open Source
7 11 (6.04%) Data Migration
7 11 (6.04%) ETL
7 11 (6.04%) Graceful Degradation
7 11 (6.04%) Migration
7 11 (6.04%) Progressive Enhancement
7 11 (6.04%) Web Design
8 10 (5.49%) Unit Testing
9 8 (4.40%) Business Development
10 7 (3.85%) Mobile Development
11 6 (3.30%) B2B
12 5 (2.75%) Front End Development
12 5 (2.75%) ITIL
12 5 (2.75%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 59 (32.42%) Java
2 52 (28.57%) C++
2 52 (28.57%) SQL
3 46 (25.27%) C
4 41 (22.53%) C#
5 37 (20.33%) JavaScript
6 29 (15.93%) Python
7 9 (4.95%) PL/SQL
8 8 (4.40%) VB.NET
9 5 (2.75%) Perl
9 5 (2.75%) PHP
10 4 (2.20%) XAML
11 2 (1.10%) VB
12 1 (0.55%) Apple Swift
12 1 (0.55%) Google Apps Script
12 1 (0.55%) MATLAB
12 1 (0.55%) T-SQL
12 1 (0.55%) VBA
Qualifications
1 105 (57.69%) Degree
2 17 (9.34%) Security Cleared
3 2 (1.10%) Microsoft Certification
4 1 (0.55%) DV Cleared
4 1 (0.55%) MCSD
4 1 (0.55%) MCSE
4 1 (0.55%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 17 (9.34%) QA
2 1 (0.55%) SLA
System Software
1 11 (6.04%) NFS
2 2 (1.10%) Active Directory
3 1 (0.55%) Hyper-V
3 1 (0.55%) Oracle RAC
3 1 (0.55%) VMware ESX
3 1 (0.55%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (0.55%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 4 (2.20%) HP Quality Center
1 4 (2.20%) Nessus
1 4 (2.20%) Nmap
2 1 (0.55%) CiscoWorks
2 1 (0.55%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 24 (13.19%) Microsoft
2 19 (10.44%) Northgate
3 14 (7.69%) Oracle
4 11 (6.04%) Sybase
5 7 (3.85%) Cisco
6 2 (1.10%) DevExpress
6 2 (1.10%) IBM
6 2 (1.10%) Juniper
7 1 (0.55%) Cognos
7 1 (0.55%) EMC
7 1 (0.55%) Forcepoint
7 1 (0.55%) Google
7 1 (0.55%) TOWER Software
7 1 (0.55%) VMware
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