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

Location
3 months to
28 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Graduate
Rank 136 134 139
Rank change year-on-year
-2 +5
Permanent jobs requiring a Graduate 94 88 84
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Berkshire 1.73% 1.63% 1.61%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.84% 1.74% 1.72%
Number of salaries quoted 86 69 81
Average salary £24,000 £22,500 £24,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.66% -6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £19,000 £19,000 £22,000
10% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £27,500 £30,000
UK excluding London average salary £23,000 £22,500 £22,500
% change year-on-year
+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
5114 5044 4871
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Berkshire 94.20% 93.63% 93.53%
Number of salaries quoted 3777 3733 4043
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 £28,500
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £61,400 £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 28 January 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 28 January 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 -8 34 £24,000 - 6
Bracknell -7 19 £27,500 +10.00% 3
Slough -3 15 £21,500 -10.41% 1
Newbury -10 8 £26,000 +36.84% 2
Maidenhead +3 1 £18,500 -
Windsor - 1 £28,000 -
Graduate
South East

Graduate
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 28 January 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.

1 131 (71.98%) Degree
2 80 (43.96%) HTML
3 76 (41.76%) JavaScript
4 65 (35.71%) Computer Science
5 60 (32.97%) .NET
6 57 (31.32%) C#
7 53 (29.12%) SQL Server
8 51 (28.02%) Software Engineering
9 48 (26.37%) Agile Software Development
10 47 (25.82%) CSS
11 45 (24.73%) SQL
12 44 (24.18%) Finance
13 40 (21.98%) Java
14 39 (21.43%) MS Excel
15 38 (20.88%) C++
15 38 (20.88%) Microsoft
16 35 (19.23%) ASP.NET
16 35 (19.23%) UNIX
17 33 (18.13%) Windows
18 31 (17.03%) Linux
19 29 (15.93%) HTML5
20 28 (15.38%) Analytical Skills
21 22 (12.09%) jQuery
21 22 (12.09%) TCP/IP
22 20 (10.99%) QA
22 20 (10.99%) SharePoint
23 19 (10.44%) WCF
24 18 (9.89%) WPF
24 18 (9.89%) XML
24 18 (9.89%) MVC

Graduate
Top Related IT Skills in Berkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 28 January 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 20 (10.99%) SharePoint
2 8 (4.40%) CMS
3 2 (1.10%) JBoss
3 2 (1.10%) Tomcat
4 1 (0.55%) IIS
4 1 (0.55%) Apache
4 1 (0.55%) Joomla!
4 1 (0.55%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 39 (21.43%) MS Excel
2 11 (6.04%) MS Office
3 2 (1.10%) Photoshop
4 1 (0.55%) XMetaL
4 1 (0.55%) Adobe Illustrator
Business Applications
1 1 (0.55%) Google Analytics
Cloud Services
1 2 (1.10%) Cloud Computing
1 2 (1.10%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 22 (12.09%) TCP/IP
2 10 (5.49%) LDAP
2 10 (5.49%) FTP
2 10 (5.49%) HTTP
2 10 (5.49%) Kerberos
3 9 (4.95%) Gigabit Ethernet
3 9 (4.95%) Ethernet
4 2 (1.10%) Internet
4 2 (1.10%) Firewall
5 1 (0.55%) DNS
5 1 (0.55%) VoIP
5 1 (0.55%) Unified Communications
Database & Business Intelligence
1 53 (29.12%) SQL Server
2 5 (2.75%) Relational Database
3 4 (2.20%) SQL Server 2012
3 4 (2.20%) Oracle Database
4 3 (1.65%) MySQL
5 2 (1.10%) OLAP
5 2 (1.10%) OLTP
5 2 (1.10%) RDBMS
5 2 (1.10%) Oracle OLAP
5 2 (1.10%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 14 (7.69%) Visual Studio
2 11 (6.04%) QuickTest Pro
2 11 (6.04%) Selenium
3 3 (1.65%) NUnit
3 3 (1.65%) Rhino Mocks
3 3 (1.65%) Moq
4 2 (1.10%) JUnit
5 1 (0.55%) MSBuild
5 1 (0.55%) Jenkins
5 1 (0.55%) Git (software)
5 1 (0.55%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 44 (24.18%) Finance
2 12 (6.59%) Advertising
3 7 (3.85%) Marketing
4 6 (3.30%) Retail
4 6 (3.30%) Back Office
4 6 (3.30%) Telecoms
5 5 (2.75%) Banking
6 3 (1.65%) Local Government
6 3 (1.65%) Legal
6 3 (1.65%) Games
7 1 (0.55%) Multimedia
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 80 (43.96%) HTML
2 60 (32.97%) .NET
3 47 (25.82%) CSS
4 35 (19.23%) ASP.NET
5 29 (15.93%) HTML5
6 22 (12.09%) jQuery
7 19 (10.44%) WCF
8 18 (9.89%) WPF
8 18 (9.89%) XML
9 12 (6.59%) .NET Framework
9 12 (6.59%) CSS3
10 10 (5.49%) WinForms
11 9 (4.95%) JSTL
11 9 (4.95%) ASP.NET MVC
12 7 (3.85%) STL
13 6 (3.30%) AngularJS
14 5 (2.75%) J2EE
15 4 (2.20%) JSP
15 4 (2.20%) LINQ
16 3 (1.65%) NHibernate
Miscellaneous
1 65 (35.71%) Computer Science
2 28 (15.38%) Analytical Skills
3 13 (7.14%) Mathematics
4 11 (6.04%) Embedded Systems
5 10 (5.49%) Social Media
6 8 (4.40%) Management Information System
7 4 (2.20%) Enterprise Software
8 3 (1.65%) Mobile App
9 2 (1.10%) Data Structures
9 2 (1.10%) Open Source
10 1 (0.55%) Copywriting
10 1 (0.55%) Blog
10 1 (0.55%) Device Driver
10 1 (0.55%) Economics
10 1 (0.55%) MPEG
10 1 (0.55%) W3C
10 1 (0.55%) User Experience
10 1 (0.55%) Kinect
Operating Systems
1 35 (19.23%) UNIX
2 33 (18.13%) Windows
3 31 (17.03%) Linux
4 2 (1.10%) Windows XP
4 2 (1.10%) Windows Vista
5 1 (0.55%) Windows Server 2008
5 1 (0.55%) Windows Server 2012
5 1 (0.55%) Embedded Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 51 (28.02%) Software Engineering
2 48 (26.37%) Agile Software Development
3 18 (9.89%) MVC
4 17 (9.34%) Web Development
5 16 (8.79%) OO
6 14 (7.69%) Unit Testing
7 12 (6.59%) ITIL
8 11 (6.04%) Waterfall
8 11 (6.04%) System Testing
8 11 (6.04%) Automation Testing
9 10 (5.49%) Automated Testing
10 9 (4.95%) OOA/OOD
11 8 (4.40%) UML
11 8 (4.40%) Process Management
11 8 (4.40%) Scrum
12 6 (3.30%) Migration
12 6 (3.30%) E-business
13 5 (2.75%) TDD
13 5 (2.75%) Change Management
13 5 (2.75%) CRM
Programming Languages
1 76 (41.76%) JavaScript
2 57 (31.32%) C#
3 45 (24.73%) SQL
4 40 (21.98%) Java
5 38 (20.88%) C++
6 16 (8.79%) VB.NET
7 12 (6.59%) T-SQL
7 12 (6.59%) C
8 10 (5.49%) PHP
9 6 (3.30%) VC++
10 5 (2.75%) VB
11 4 (2.20%) PL/SQL
12 3 (1.65%) Shell Script
13 1 (0.55%) XPath
13 1 (0.55%) Bash Shell
13 1 (0.55%) Python
13 1 (0.55%) Perl
Qualifications
1 131 (71.98%) Degree
2 8 (4.40%) Security Cleared
3 7 (3.85%) SC Cleared
4 6 (3.30%) Microsoft Certification
5 1 (0.55%) PhD
5 1 (0.55%) CCNA
5 1 (0.55%) Cisco Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 20 (10.99%) QA
2 8 (4.40%) ISO 9001
2 8 (4.40%) SLA
System Software
1 10 (5.49%) NFS
2 3 (1.65%) Active Directory
2 3 (1.65%) vSphere
Vendors
1 38 (20.88%) Microsoft
2 9 (4.95%) Oracle
3 5 (2.75%) Symantec
3 5 (2.75%) McAfee
3 5 (2.75%) IronPort
4 2 (1.10%) VMware
4 2 (1.10%) Google
4 2 (1.10%) Remedy
4 2 (1.10%) CA
4 2 (1.10%) Cisco
5 1 (0.55%) JD Edwards
5 1 (0.55%) SAP
5 1 (0.55%) Adobe
5 1 (0.55%) Sony
5 1 (0.55%) Sitecore
5 1 (0.55%) Ektron
5 1 (0.55%) Facebook
5 1 (0.55%) Twitter
5 1 (0.55%) HubSpot
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