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 October 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
22 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Graduate
Rank 148 133 94
Rank change year-on-year
-15 -39
Permanent jobs requiring a Graduate 88 97 153
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Berkshire 1.49% 1.64% 2.84%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.61% 1.76% 3.01%
Number of salaries quoted 80 84 136
Average salary £24,750 £23,000 £25,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.60% -8.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £21,000 £20,300 £22,000
10% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £28,000 £32,000
UK excluding London average salary £23,000 £22,500 £23,000
% change year-on-year
+2.22% -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
5469 5518 5088
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Berkshire 92.54% 93.19% 94.52%
Number of salaries quoted 3761 4203 4170
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,000 £26,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £62,500 £65,000
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 22 October 2014.

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 October 2014. 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 -9 25 £22,500 -10.00% 5
Newbury +32 23 £25,000 -9.09% 1
Slough +1 17 £24,000 +6.66%
Bracknell -12 3 £30,000 +33.33%
Windsor -20 3 £25,000 +25.00% 1
Maidenhead -19 2 £22,500 -2.17%
Ascot - 1 £28,000 -
Graduate
South East

Graduate
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 22 October 2014, 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.

1 125 (62.50%) Degree
2 80 (40.00%) HTML
3 74 (37.00%) JavaScript
4 72 (36.00%) Computer Science
5 60 (30.00%) .NET
6 58 (29.00%) C#
7 56 (28.00%) CSS
8 50 (25.00%) SQL Server
9 48 (24.00%) SQL
10 47 (23.50%) Windows
11 46 (23.00%) Java
12 45 (22.50%) Finance
13 44 (22.00%) MS Excel
14 41 (20.50%) Agile Software Development
14 41 (20.50%) Software Engineering
15 35 (17.50%) Microsoft
15 35 (17.50%) UNIX
16 29 (14.50%) Linux
16 29 (14.50%) ASP.NET
17 28 (14.00%) C++
18 23 (11.50%) MS Office
19 22 (11.00%) JSTL
20 21 (10.50%) PHP
21 19 (9.50%) XML
21 19 (9.50%) OO
22 18 (9.00%) Mathematics
23 17 (8.50%) .NET Framework
23 17 (8.50%) VB.NET
24 16 (8.00%) T-SQL
24 16 (8.00%) TCP/IP

Graduate
Top Related IT Skills in Berkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 22 October 2014, 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 (6.50%) SharePoint
2 8 (4.00%) CMS
3 3 (1.50%) WordPress
3 3 (1.50%) Drupal
3 3 (1.50%) Apache
4 1 (0.50%) SharePoint Server
4 1 (0.50%) IIS
Applications
1 44 (22.00%) MS Excel
2 23 (11.50%) MS Office
3 5 (2.50%) MS PowerPoint
4 4 (2.00%) XMetaL
4 4 (2.00%) AutoCAD
5 3 (1.50%) MicroStation
5 3 (1.50%) Pro/ENGINEER
5 3 (1.50%) Photoshop
5 3 (1.50%) Solid Edge
6 1 (0.50%) Stata
6 1 (0.50%) Adobe Illustrator
6 1 (0.50%) Simulink
Cloud Services
1 4 (2.00%) GitHub
2 2 (1.00%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (1.00%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 16 (8.00%) TCP/IP
2 7 (3.50%) Firewall
3 4 (2.00%) Ethernet
3 4 (2.00%) FTP
3 4 (2.00%) HTTP
3 4 (2.00%) Gigabit Ethernet
4 3 (1.50%) Kerberos
4 3 (1.50%) LDAP
5 1 (0.50%) DNS
5 1 (0.50%) HTTPS
5 1 (0.50%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 50 (25.00%) SQL Server
2 13 (6.50%) MySQL
3 3 (1.50%) Relational Database
4 2 (1.00%) SQL Server 2012
4 2 (1.00%) RDBMS
4 2 (1.00%) SQL Server 2008
5 1 (0.50%) SQL Server 2005
5 1 (0.50%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 10 (5.00%) Visual Studio
2 5 (2.50%) NUnit
2 5 (2.50%) Rhino Mocks
2 5 (2.50%) Moq
3 3 (1.50%) Selenium
4 2 (1.00%) QuickTest Pro
5 1 (0.50%) Git (software)
5 1 (0.50%) Team Foundation Server
5 1 (0.50%) JUnit
5 1 (0.50%) Jenkins
5 1 (0.50%) MSBuild
5 1 (0.50%) WebDriver
General
1 45 (22.50%) Finance
2 15 (7.50%) Games
3 11 (5.50%) Telecoms
4 7 (3.50%) Banking
4 7 (3.50%) Advertising
5 4 (2.00%) Legal
5 4 (2.00%) Marketing
6 2 (1.00%) Electronics
6 2 (1.00%) Automotive
7 1 (0.50%) Multimedia
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 80 (40.00%) HTML
2 60 (30.00%) .NET
3 56 (28.00%) CSS
4 29 (14.50%) ASP.NET
5 22 (11.00%) JSTL
6 19 (9.50%) XML
7 17 (8.50%) .NET Framework
8 11 (5.50%) jQuery
8 11 (5.50%) HTML5
9 10 (5.00%) LAMP
9 10 (5.00%) WinForms
10 9 (4.50%) JSP
11 7 (3.50%) STL
11 7 (3.50%) Web Services
11 7 (3.50%) CSS3
12 6 (3.00%) WCF
12 6 (3.00%) WPF
13 5 (2.50%) LINQ
13 5 (2.50%) NHibernate
13 5 (2.50%) Ajax
Miscellaneous
1 72 (36.00%) Computer Science
2 18 (9.00%) Mathematics
3 13 (6.50%) Analytical Skills
4 12 (6.00%) Physics
5 10 (5.00%) Mobile App
6 8 (4.00%) Management Information System
7 6 (3.00%) Open Source
8 4 (2.00%) Enterprise Software
8 4 (2.00%) Embedded Systems
9 3 (1.50%) iPhone
10 1 (0.50%) Data Integration
10 1 (0.50%) Statistics
10 1 (0.50%) Economics
10 1 (0.50%) MPEG
10 1 (0.50%) Device Driver
10 1 (0.50%) Data Structures
10 1 (0.50%) User Experience
10 1 (0.50%) Kinect
Operating Systems
1 47 (23.50%) Windows
2 35 (17.50%) UNIX
3 29 (14.50%) Linux
4 4 (2.00%) Windows XP
4 4 (2.00%) Windows Vista
5 3 (1.50%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 3 (1.50%) Android
5 3 (1.50%) Windows Server 2008
6 2 (1.00%) Windows 7
6 2 (1.00%) Apple iOS
6 2 (1.00%) Windows 8
6 2 (1.00%) Windows Server 2003
7 1 (0.50%) Windows Mobile
7 1 (0.50%) Embedded Linux
7 1 (0.50%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 41 (20.50%) Agile Software Development
1 41 (20.50%) Software Engineering
2 19 (9.50%) OO
3 14 (7.00%) ITIL
4 13 (6.50%) Unit Testing
5 12 (6.00%) MVC
6 11 (5.50%) Automated Testing
7 10 (5.00%) Game Development
8 9 (4.50%) Web Development
8 9 (4.50%) Scrum
9 8 (4.00%) Process Management
10 7 (3.50%) OOA/OOD
10 7 (3.50%) UML
10 7 (3.50%) Web Application Development
11 6 (3.00%) Migration
11 6 (3.00%) E-business
12 5 (2.50%) Kanban
12 5 (2.50%) TDD
12 5 (2.50%) Regression Testing
12 5 (2.50%) BDD
Programming Languages
1 74 (37.00%) JavaScript
2 58 (29.00%) C#
3 48 (24.00%) SQL
4 46 (23.00%) Java
5 28 (14.00%) C++
6 21 (10.50%) PHP
7 17 (8.50%) VB.NET
8 16 (8.00%) T-SQL
9 7 (3.50%) VB
10 6 (3.00%) VC++
10 6 (3.00%) PHP5
11 5 (2.50%) C
12 3 (1.50%) Objective-C
13 2 (1.00%) MATLAB
13 2 (1.00%) Perl
14 1 (0.50%) XPath
14 1 (0.50%) Shell Script
14 1 (0.50%) Python
14 1 (0.50%) XAML
14 1 (0.50%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 125 (62.50%) Degree
2 5 (2.50%) CCNA
2 5 (2.50%) ISEB
2 5 (2.50%) Cisco Certification
3 3 (1.50%) SC Cleared
3 3 (1.50%) Security Cleared
3 3 (1.50%) ISTQB
4 1 (0.50%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (4.50%) QA
2 8 (4.00%) ISO 9001
3 4 (2.00%) SLA
System Software
1 5 (2.50%) Active Directory
2 3 (1.50%) NFS
3 1 (0.50%) Hyper-V
3 1 (0.50%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 3 (1.50%) Opsview
Vendors
1 35 (17.50%) Microsoft
2 5 (2.50%) Cisco
2 5 (2.50%) Oracle
2 5 (2.50%) Remedy
3 4 (2.00%) SolidWorks
3 4 (2.00%) VMware
4 3 (1.50%) Red Hat
5 1 (0.50%) IronPort
5 1 (0.50%) Symantec
5 1 (0.50%) CA
5 1 (0.50%) SAP
5 1 (0.50%) Autodesk
5 1 (0.50%) JD Edwards
5 1 (0.50%) McAfee
5 1 (0.50%) Sony
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