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

Location
3 months to
22 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Graduate
Rank 162 135 142
Rank change year-on-year
-27 +7
Permanent jobs requiring a Graduate 53 85 80
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Berkshire 1.05% 1.56% 1.53%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.13% 1.68% 1.62%
Number of salaries quoted 45 64 73
Average salary £23,000 £22,750 £23,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+1.09% -3.19%
90% offered a salary of more than £21,000 £20,500 £21,050
10% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £27,500 £32,400
UK excluding London average salary £25,000 £22,500 £22,500
% change year-on-year
+11.11% -
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
4672 5063 4926
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Berkshire 92.90% 92.75% 94.33%
Number of salaries quoted 3508 3674 3906
Average salary £50,000 £45,000 £43,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+11.11% +4.65%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £65,000 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year
- +5.26%

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 22 May 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 22 May 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 -16 26 £22,500 - 5
Slough +9 6 £23,750 -2.06%
Maidenhead +3 5 £24,500 +8.88%
Bracknell +4 4 £25,000 -9.09%
Newbury 0 4 £22,750 -1.08% 2
Graduate
South East

Graduate
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 22 May 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.

1 110 (78.57%) Degree
2 58 (41.43%) Computer Science
3 42 (30.00%) HTML
3 42 (30.00%) JavaScript
4 37 (26.43%) C#
4 37 (26.43%) .NET
4 37 (26.43%) Software Engineering
5 32 (22.86%) SQL Server
6 31 (22.14%) Microsoft
7 30 (21.43%) CSS
8 29 (20.71%) Agile Software Development
8 29 (20.71%) Analytical Skills
9 26 (18.57%) ASP.NET
9 26 (18.57%) C++
10 24 (17.14%) SQL
10 24 (17.14%) Windows
10 24 (17.14%) Linux
11 22 (15.71%) QA
12 21 (15.00%) HTML5
13 19 (13.57%) WCF
14 18 (12.86%) TCP/IP
14 18 (12.86%) Java
14 18 (12.86%) jQuery
15 17 (12.14%) Finance
16 16 (11.43%) UNIX
17 15 (10.71%) MS Excel
18 14 (10.00%) C
18 14 (10.00%) VB.NET
19 13 (9.29%) WPF
19 13 (9.29%) Web Development

Graduate
Top Related IT Skills in Berkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 22 May 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 8 (5.71%) SharePoint
2 3 (2.14%) IIS
2 3 (2.14%) Joomla!
3 2 (1.43%) Oracle Workflow
3 2 (1.43%) JBoss
3 2 (1.43%) Apache
3 2 (1.43%) Tomcat
4 1 (0.71%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 15 (10.71%) MS Excel
2 1 (0.71%) MS Office
2 1 (0.71%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 1 (0.71%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 4 (2.86%) Cloud Computing
2 2 (1.43%) SaaS
2 2 (1.43%) Google Apps
2 2 (1.43%) Google Analytics
Communications & Networking
1 18 (12.86%) TCP/IP
2 10 (7.14%) LDAP
2 10 (7.14%) FTP
2 10 (7.14%) HTTP
2 10 (7.14%) Kerberos
3 8 (5.71%) Gigabit Ethernet
3 8 (5.71%) Ethernet
4 3 (2.14%) Internet
4 3 (2.14%) Firewall
5 2 (1.43%) DMZ
5 2 (1.43%) DNS
5 2 (1.43%) LAN
5 2 (1.43%) WAN
6 1 (0.71%) Unified Communications
Database & Business Intelligence
1 32 (22.86%) SQL Server
2 6 (4.29%) MySQL
3 5 (3.57%) OLAP
3 5 (3.57%) OLTP
3 5 (3.57%) Oracle OLAP
3 5 (3.57%) Relational Database
4 4 (2.86%) Oracle Database
5 3 (2.14%) Oracle Reports
6 1 (0.71%) MS Access
6 1 (0.71%) Data Warehouse
6 1 (0.71%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 1 (0.71%) SQL Server 2012
6 1 (0.71%) SQL Server 2008
6 1 (0.71%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 12 (8.57%) Selenium
2 8 (5.71%) QuickTest Pro
2 8 (5.71%) Visual Studio
3 4 (2.86%) WebDriver
4 3 (2.14%) Oracle Forms
5 1 (0.71%) Octopus Deploy
5 1 (0.71%) Subversion
5 1 (0.71%) Jenkins
5 1 (0.71%) TeamCity
General
1 17 (12.14%) Finance
2 10 (7.14%) Marketing
2 10 (7.14%) Telecoms
3 8 (5.71%) Back Office
4 6 (4.29%) Retail
5 5 (3.57%) Local Government
6 4 (2.86%) Banking
7 1 (0.71%) Aerospace
7 1 (0.71%) Advertising
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 42 (30.00%) HTML
2 37 (26.43%) .NET
3 30 (21.43%) CSS
4 26 (18.57%) ASP.NET
5 21 (15.00%) HTML5
6 19 (13.57%) WCF
7 18 (12.86%) jQuery
8 13 (9.29%) WPF
9 10 (7.14%) AngularJS
10 8 (5.71%) CSS3
11 6 (4.29%) ASP.NET MVC
12 5 (3.57%) J2EE
13 3 (2.14%) XML
13 3 (2.14%) Spring
14 2 (1.43%) CakePHP
14 2 (1.43%) .NET Framework
14 2 (1.43%) Web Services
14 2 (1.43%) JDBC
14 2 (1.43%) Servlets
14 2 (1.43%) J2SE
Miscellaneous
1 58 (41.43%) Computer Science
2 29 (20.71%) Analytical Skills
3 11 (7.86%) Mathematics
4 10 (7.14%) Embedded Systems
5 9 (6.43%) Social Media
6 7 (5.00%) W3C
7 6 (4.29%) Physics
8 5 (3.57%) Data Structures
9 4 (2.86%) Enterprise Software
10 2 (1.43%) Digital Media
10 2 (1.43%) Smartphone
11 1 (0.71%) Economics
11 1 (0.71%) Copywriting
11 1 (0.71%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 24 (17.14%) Windows
1 24 (17.14%) Linux
2 16 (11.43%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 37 (26.43%) Software Engineering
2 29 (20.71%) Agile Software Development
3 13 (9.29%) Web Development
4 12 (8.57%) OO
4 12 (8.57%) Automation Testing
5 9 (6.43%) MVC
6 8 (5.71%) Waterfall
6 8 (5.71%) System Testing
7 7 (5.00%) OOP
7 7 (5.00%) SEO
8 6 (4.29%) ITIL
9 5 (3.57%) CRM
9 5 (3.57%) Project Management
9 5 (3.57%) Scrum
9 5 (3.57%) Analytics
9 5 (3.57%) Performance Management
10 4 (2.86%) Performance Testing
10 4 (2.86%) Test Management
10 4 (2.86%) Data Mapping
10 4 (2.86%) Requirements Management
Programming Languages
1 42 (30.00%) JavaScript
2 37 (26.43%) C#
3 26 (18.57%) C++
4 24 (17.14%) SQL
5 18 (12.86%) Java
6 14 (10.00%) C
6 14 (10.00%) VB.NET
7 8 (5.71%) PHP
8 7 (5.00%) T-SQL
9 3 (2.14%) Python
10 2 (1.43%) Shell Script
10 2 (1.43%) PL/SQL
10 2 (1.43%) Google Apps Script
11 1 (0.71%) Perl
11 1 (0.71%) VB
11 1 (0.71%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 110 (78.57%) Degree
2 8 (5.71%) Security Cleared
3 7 (5.00%) SC Cleared
4 5 (3.57%) Microsoft Certification
5 3 (2.14%) ITIL Certification
6 1 (0.71%) HNC
6 1 (0.71%) HND
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 22 (15.71%) QA
2 3 (2.14%) SLA
System Software
1 10 (7.14%) NFS
2 5 (3.57%) vSphere
3 2 (1.43%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 1 (0.71%) yum
Vendors
1 31 (22.14%) Microsoft
2 6 (4.29%) Oracle
3 5 (3.57%) Adobe
4 4 (2.86%) Google
4 4 (2.86%) VMware
4 4 (2.86%) BT
5 2 (1.43%) IronPort
5 2 (1.43%) Symantec
5 2 (1.43%) McAfee
5 2 (1.43%) SAP
5 2 (1.43%) Progress
6 1 (0.71%) BMC
6 1 (0.71%) CA
6 1 (0.71%) Cisco
6 1 (0.71%) Remedy
6 1 (0.71%) Sitecore
6 1 (0.71%) Ektron
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