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

Location
3 months to
24 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Graduate
Rank 171 148 153
Rank change year-on-year
-23 +5
Permanent jobs requiring a Graduate 60 79 78
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Berkshire 1.09% 1.37% 1.44%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.17% 1.47% 1.53%
Number of salaries quoted 52 62 74
Average salary £22,500 £25,000 £24,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-10.00% +2.04%
90% offered a salary of more than £20,025 £20,550 £21,150
10% offered a salary of more than £29,900 £27,500 £32,500
UK excluding London average salary £25,000 £23,000 £23,500
% change year-on-year
+8.69% -2.12%
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
5125 5364 5101
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Berkshire 92.95% 93.13% 94.03%
Number of salaries quoted 3783 3886 4006
Average salary £50,000 £45,000 £43,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+11.11% +3.44%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £62,400 £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 24 April 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 24 April 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 -27 19 £22,000 -20.00% 5
Slough +11 11 £22,500 -
Bracknell +10 11 £26,250 +9.37%
Maidenhead -2 5 £24,500 +8.88%
Newbury +9 4 £22,750 -9.00%
Graduate
South East

Graduate
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 24 April 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.

1 120 (75.95%) Degree
2 64 (40.51%) Computer Science
3 54 (34.18%) HTML
3 54 (34.18%) JavaScript
4 44 (27.85%) .NET
5 43 (27.22%) C#
6 39 (24.68%) Software Engineering
7 38 (24.05%) SQL Server
8 37 (23.42%) Microsoft
9 36 (22.78%) CSS
10 35 (22.15%) Agile Software Development
10 35 (22.15%) Analytical Skills
11 33 (20.89%) ASP.NET
12 31 (19.62%) C++
12 31 (19.62%) SQL
13 27 (17.09%) HTML5
13 27 (17.09%) Java
14 26 (16.46%) Windows
14 26 (16.46%) Finance
15 25 (15.82%) QA
16 24 (15.19%) jQuery
16 24 (15.19%) Linux
17 23 (14.56%) WCF
18 21 (13.29%) TCP/IP
19 20 (12.66%) UNIX
19 20 (12.66%) MS Excel
20 17 (10.76%) WPF
21 16 (10.13%) Web Development
22 15 (9.49%) C
22 15 (9.49%) Mathematics

Graduate
Top Related IT Skills in Berkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 24 April 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 9 (5.70%) SharePoint
2 3 (1.90%) Joomla!
2 3 (1.90%) IIS
3 2 (1.27%) JBoss
3 2 (1.27%) Apache
3 2 (1.27%) Tomcat
3 2 (1.27%) Oracle Workflow
4 1 (0.63%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 20 (12.66%) MS Excel
2 1 (0.63%) Photoshop
2 1 (0.63%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (0.63%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 4 (2.53%) Cloud Computing
2 2 (1.27%) SaaS
2 2 (1.27%) Google Apps
2 2 (1.27%) Google Analytics
Communications & Networking
1 21 (13.29%) TCP/IP
2 11 (6.96%) LDAP
2 11 (6.96%) FTP
2 11 (6.96%) HTTP
2 11 (6.96%) Kerberos
3 10 (6.33%) Gigabit Ethernet
3 10 (6.33%) Ethernet
4 4 (2.53%) Internet
5 3 (1.90%) Firewall
6 2 (1.27%) DNS
6 2 (1.27%) DMZ
6 2 (1.27%) LAN
6 2 (1.27%) WAN
7 1 (0.63%) Unified Communications
Database & Business Intelligence
1 38 (24.05%) SQL Server
2 5 (3.16%) OLAP
2 5 (3.16%) OLTP
2 5 (3.16%) Oracle OLAP
2 5 (3.16%) MySQL
2 5 (3.16%) Oracle Database
2 5 (3.16%) Relational Database
3 3 (1.90%) SQL Server 2012
3 3 (1.90%) Oracle Reports
4 1 (0.63%) MS Access
4 1 (0.63%) Data Warehouse
4 1 (0.63%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 1 (0.63%) SQL Server 2008
4 1 (0.63%) RDBMS
4 1 (0.63%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 15 (9.49%) Selenium
2 11 (6.96%) QuickTest Pro
3 10 (6.33%) Visual Studio
4 4 (2.53%) WebDriver
5 3 (1.90%) Oracle Forms
6 1 (0.63%) JUnit
6 1 (0.63%) Octopus Deploy
6 1 (0.63%) TeamCity
General
1 26 (16.46%) Finance
2 11 (6.96%) Telecoms
2 11 (6.96%) Marketing
3 8 (5.06%) Back Office
4 6 (3.80%) Advertising
4 6 (3.80%) Retail
5 4 (2.53%) Local Government
5 4 (2.53%) Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 54 (34.18%) HTML
2 44 (27.85%) .NET
3 36 (22.78%) CSS
4 33 (20.89%) ASP.NET
5 27 (17.09%) HTML5
6 24 (15.19%) jQuery
7 23 (14.56%) WCF
8 17 (10.76%) WPF
9 12 (7.59%) AngularJS
10 11 (6.96%) CSS3
11 7 (4.43%) ASP.NET MVC
12 5 (3.16%) J2EE
13 4 (2.53%) XML
14 3 (1.90%) Spring
14 3 (1.90%) .NET Framework
15 2 (1.27%) KnockoutJS
15 2 (1.27%) ASP.NET Web API
15 2 (1.27%) J2SE
15 2 (1.27%) CakePHP
15 2 (1.27%) JDBC
Miscellaneous
1 64 (40.51%) Computer Science
2 35 (22.15%) Analytical Skills
3 15 (9.49%) Mathematics
4 11 (6.96%) Embedded Systems
5 10 (6.33%) Social Media
6 5 (3.16%) Data Structures
7 4 (2.53%) W3C
8 3 (1.90%) Physics
8 3 (1.90%) Enterprise Software
9 1 (0.63%) Economics
9 1 (0.63%) Mobile App
9 1 (0.63%) Copywriting
9 1 (0.63%) Blog
Operating Systems
1 26 (16.46%) Windows
2 24 (15.19%) Linux
3 20 (12.66%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 39 (24.68%) Software Engineering
2 35 (22.15%) Agile Software Development
3 16 (10.13%) Web Development
4 15 (9.49%) Automation Testing
5 14 (8.86%) MVC
6 12 (7.59%) OO
7 11 (6.96%) System Testing
7 11 (6.96%) Waterfall
8 7 (4.43%) SEO
9 6 (3.80%) ITIL
9 6 (3.80%) Performance Management
9 6 (3.80%) Unit Testing
10 5 (3.16%) CRM
10 5 (3.16%) Scrum
10 5 (3.16%) Analytics
11 4 (2.53%) Information Security
11 4 (2.53%) Change Management
11 4 (2.53%) Workflow
11 4 (2.53%) OOP
11 4 (2.53%) OOA/OOD
Programming Languages
1 54 (34.18%) JavaScript
2 43 (27.22%) C#
3 31 (19.62%) C++
3 31 (19.62%) SQL
4 27 (17.09%) Java
5 15 (9.49%) C
6 12 (7.59%) VB.NET
7 7 (4.43%) T-SQL
8 5 (3.16%) PHP
9 4 (2.53%) PL/SQL
10 2 (1.27%) Python
10 2 (1.27%) Shell Script
10 2 (1.27%) Google Apps Script
Qualifications
1 120 (75.95%) Degree
2 8 (5.06%) Security Cleared
3 7 (4.43%) SC Cleared
3 7 (4.43%) Microsoft Certification
4 3 (1.90%) ITIL Certification
5 1 (0.63%) HNC
5 1 (0.63%) HND
5 1 (0.63%) PhD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 25 (15.82%) QA
2 5 (3.16%) SLA
System Software
1 11 (6.96%) NFS
2 5 (3.16%) vSphere
3 2 (1.27%) VMware ESXi
Vendors
1 37 (23.42%) Microsoft
2 9 (5.70%) Oracle
3 5 (3.16%) Google
4 4 (2.53%) IronPort
4 4 (2.53%) Symantec
4 4 (2.53%) McAfee
4 4 (2.53%) Adobe
5 3 (1.90%) VMware
6 2 (1.27%) SAP
6 2 (1.27%) Progress
7 1 (0.63%) Cisco
7 1 (0.63%) BMC
7 1 (0.63%) CA
7 1 (0.63%) BT
7 1 (0.63%) Remedy
7 1 (0.63%) Sitecore
7 1 (0.63%) Ektron
7 1 (0.63%) Facebook
7 1 (0.63%) Twitter
7 1 (0.63%) HubSpot
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Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum + Training and Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
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Salary: From £20,000 to £30,000 per annum benefits
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Salary: £20000 - £35000 per annum + Exc Bens
Posted: 8 days ago