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 30 April 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
30 Apr 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Graduate
Rank 151 172 145
Rank change year-on-year
+21 -27
Permanent jobs requiring a Graduate 66 62 80
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Berkshire 1.36% 1.13% 1.39%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.42% 1.19% 1.46%
Number of salaries quoted 48 54 62
Average salary £26,000 £22,500 £25,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+15.55% -10.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £21,000 £20,150 £20,550
10% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £30,000 £27,500
UK excluding London average salary £25,000 £25,000 £23,000
% change year-on-year
- +8.69%
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
4638 5210 5478
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Berkshire 95.49% 95.19% 94.96%
Number of salaries quoted 3802 3831 3946
Average salary £50,000 £49,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.04% +8.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,800 £25,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £65,000 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £41,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.75% -

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 30 April 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 30 April 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 +15 32 £26,000 -0.95% 2
Reading +13 19 £25,000 +11.11% 3
Maidenhead +7 9 £25,750 +5.10% 2
Newbury -4 1 - - 1
Slough -11 1 £22,500 -
Wokingham - 1 £25,000 -
Graduate
South East

Graduate
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 30 April 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 90 (55.90%) Degree
2 72 (44.72%) Computer Science
3 64 (39.75%) Java
4 58 (36.02%) C++
5 52 (32.30%) C
6 50 (31.06%) C#
7 49 (30.43%) SQL
8 46 (28.57%) Mathematics
9 45 (27.95%) HTML
10 44 (27.33%) Software Engineering
11 42 (26.09%) CSS
12 37 (22.98%) Python
13 34 (21.12%) JavaScript
13 34 (21.12%) Physics
14 33 (20.50%) XML
15 30 (18.63%) Finance
16 29 (18.01%) SQL Server
17 25 (15.53%) Agile Software Development
18 23 (14.29%) Local Government
18 23 (14.29%) Northgate
18 23 (14.29%) Analytical Skills
19 22 (13.66%) Linux
20 21 (13.04%) OO
20 21 (13.04%) Security Cleared
21 19 (11.80%) JSON
21 19 (11.80%) Microsoft
22 18 (11.18%) TCP/IP
22 18 (11.18%) Windows
22 18 (11.18%) .NET
22 18 (11.18%) HTML5

Graduate
Top Related IT Skills in Berkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 30 April 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 4 (2.48%) Elasticsearch
1 4 (2.48%) nginx
2 2 (1.24%) IIS
2 2 (1.24%) Node.js
2 2 (1.24%) SharePoint
Applications
1 15 (9.32%) MS Excel
2 1 (0.62%) MS PowerPoint
2 1 (0.62%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 1 (0.62%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 15 (9.32%) SaaS
2 5 (3.11%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (0.62%) Cloud Computing
3 1 (0.62%) Google Apps
Communications & Networking
1 18 (11.18%) TCP/IP
2 13 (8.07%) HTTP
3 10 (6.21%) FTP
3 10 (6.21%) Kerberos
3 10 (6.21%) LDAP
4 4 (2.48%) LAN
4 4 (2.48%) WAN
4 4 (2.48%) Wireshark
5 3 (1.86%) SSL
6 2 (1.24%) SMS
7 1 (0.62%) DMZ
7 1 (0.62%) DNS
7 1 (0.62%) Firewall
7 1 (0.62%) Junos
7 1 (0.62%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 29 (18.01%) SQL Server
2 12 (7.45%) NoSQL
3 11 (6.83%) MySQL
3 11 (6.83%) Oracle Database
3 11 (6.83%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 2 (1.24%) Big Data
4 2 (1.24%) Relational Database
5 1 (0.62%) Apache Cassandra
5 1 (0.62%) InterSystems Cache
5 1 (0.62%) Riak
5 1 (0.62%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 15 (9.32%) Git (software)
2 13 (8.07%) Eclipse
3 1 (0.62%) Ant
3 1 (0.62%) Jenkins
3 1 (0.62%) Maven
3 1 (0.62%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
General
1 30 (18.63%) Finance
2 23 (14.29%) Local Government
3 10 (6.21%) Telecoms
4 4 (2.48%) Banking
4 4 (2.48%) Marketing
5 3 (1.86%) Legal
6 1 (0.62%) Electronics
6 1 (0.62%) Games
6 1 (0.62%) Law
6 1 (0.62%) Manufacturing
6 1 (0.62%) Military
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 45 (27.95%) HTML
2 42 (26.09%) CSS
3 33 (20.50%) XML
4 19 (11.80%) JSON
5 18 (11.18%) .NET
5 18 (11.18%) HTML5
6 15 (9.32%) CSS3
6 15 (9.32%) jQuery
6 15 (9.32%) Sass
7 14 (8.70%) Web Services
8 13 (8.07%) JSP
8 13 (8.07%) REST
8 13 (8.07%) Servlets
9 10 (6.21%) Ajax
10 7 (4.35%) SOAP
11 6 (3.73%) ASP.NET
12 4 (2.48%) Regular Expression
12 4 (2.48%) ZeroMQ
13 3 (1.86%) AngularJS
13 3 (1.86%) ASP.NET MVC
Miscellaneous
1 72 (44.72%) Computer Science
2 46 (28.57%) Mathematics
3 34 (21.12%) Physics
4 23 (14.29%) Analytical Skills
5 13 (8.07%) User Experience
5 13 (8.07%) W3C
6 11 (6.83%) Management Information System
7 10 (6.21%) Embedded Systems
8 5 (3.11%) Mobile App
9 4 (2.48%) Economics
10 3 (1.86%) Social Media
11 2 (1.24%) Data Centre
11 2 (1.24%) FMCG
12 1 (0.62%) Chemistry
12 1 (0.62%) Driving Licence
12 1 (0.62%) Enterprise Software
12 1 (0.62%) Inversion of Control
12 1 (0.62%) NHS
12 1 (0.62%) Private Cloud
12 1 (0.62%) Public Cloud
Operating Systems
1 22 (13.66%) Linux
2 18 (11.18%) Windows
3 7 (4.35%) Unix
4 6 (3.73%) Windows Server
5 5 (3.11%) Windows Mobile
6 4 (2.48%) CentOS
7 2 (1.24%) Windows Server 2008
7 2 (1.24%) Windows Server 2012
8 1 (0.62%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 44 (27.33%) Software Engineering
2 25 (15.53%) Agile Software Development
3 21 (13.04%) OO
4 15 (9.32%) Analytics
4 15 (9.32%) Open Source
4 15 (9.32%) SDLC
5 13 (8.07%) Graceful Degradation
5 13 (8.07%) Progressive Enhancement
5 13 (8.07%) Responsive Web Design
5 13 (8.07%) Web Design
6 12 (7.45%) Unit Testing
7 11 (6.83%) Data Migration
7 11 (6.83%) ETL
7 11 (6.83%) Migration
8 8 (4.97%) Data Protection
9 7 (4.35%) Time Management
10 6 (3.73%) Presales
10 6 (3.73%) Service Delivery
11 5 (3.11%) Cybersecurity
11 5 (3.11%) Front End Development
Programming Languages
1 64 (39.75%) Java
2 58 (36.02%) C++
3 52 (32.30%) C
4 50 (31.06%) C#
5 49 (30.43%) SQL
6 37 (22.98%) Python
7 34 (21.12%) JavaScript
8 11 (6.83%) PL/SQL
9 5 (3.11%) XAML
10 4 (2.48%) Perl
11 3 (1.86%) VB.NET
12 2 (1.24%) PHP
13 1 (0.62%) Google Apps Script
13 1 (0.62%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 90 (55.90%) Degree
2 21 (13.04%) Security Cleared
3 2 (1.24%) Microsoft Certification
4 1 (0.62%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 17 (10.56%) QA
System Software
1 10 (6.21%) NFS
2 2 (1.24%) Active Directory
3 1 (0.62%) Hyper-V
3 1 (0.62%) Oracle RAC
3 1 (0.62%) VMware ESX
3 1 (0.62%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (0.62%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 4 (2.48%) Nessus
1 4 (2.48%) Nmap
2 1 (0.62%) CiscoWorks
2 1 (0.62%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 23 (14.29%) Northgate
2 19 (11.80%) Microsoft
3 12 (7.45%) Oracle
4 11 (6.83%) Sybase
5 2 (1.24%) DevExpress
5 2 (1.24%) IBM
6 1 (0.62%) Cisco
6 1 (0.62%) Cognos
6 1 (0.62%) EMC
6 1 (0.62%) Google
6 1 (0.62%) Juniper
6 1 (0.62%) TOWER Software
6 1 (0.62%) VMware
Reading, Berkshire
Blue Glue
Salary: From £27,000 to £30,000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Newbury, Berkshire
Redrock Consulting Ltd
Posted: 5 days ago
Bracknell, Berkshire
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
Deanslist Limited
Salary: From £28,000 to £40,000 per annum + Bonus + Benefits + Training
Posted: 5 days ago
Maidenhead, Berkshire
Talent Crew
Salary: £23000 - £30000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
Premier Engineering
Salary: £18000 - £21000 per annum + Uncapped Commission
Posted: 5 days ago
Maidenhead, Berkshire
Bentley Whitaker
Salary: £20,000 - £30,000 per year
Posted: 12 days ago
Bracknell, Berkshire
Waitrose
Salary: £28,000 - £38,500
Posted: 18 days ago