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

Location
3 months to
29 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Graduate
Rank 133 111 129
Rank change year-on-year
-22 +18
Permanent jobs requiring a Graduate 78 114 96
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Berkshire 1.56% 2.05% 1.74%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.66% 2.20% 1.87%
Number of salaries quoted 70 85 82
Average salary £25,750 £22,500 £23,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+14.44% -2.17%
90% offered a salary of more than £20,050 £20,500 £20,500
10% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £30,000 £28,500
UK excluding London average salary £24,000 £22,500 £22,500
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -
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
4689 5180 5146
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Berkshire 93.95% 93.25% 93.38%
Number of salaries quoted 3585 3695 4098
Average salary £47,500 £45,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.55% +5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,000 £25,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £65,000 £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 29 July 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 29 July 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 +11 37 £27,500 +27.90% 1
Newbury +2 14 £27,500 -8.33%
Slough -3 7 £27,500 +22.22% 2
Maidenhead +8 6 £18,000 - 2
Bracknell +11 3 £30,000 +9.09% 1
Windsor +5 1 £21,500 -14.00%
Wokingham -10 1 - -
Thatcham - 1 £20,000 -
Graduate
South East

Graduate
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 29 July 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.

1 100 (71.94%) Degree
2 62 (44.60%) Computer Science
3 38 (27.34%) SQL
4 37 (26.62%) Java
4 37 (26.62%) Software Engineering
5 35 (25.18%) C#
6 31 (22.30%) JavaScript
7 29 (20.86%) HTML
8 26 (18.71%) .NET
8 26 (18.71%) CSS
9 24 (17.27%) Analytical Skills
10 20 (14.39%) Telecoms
10 20 (14.39%) Agile Software Development
11 19 (13.67%) SQL Server
12 18 (12.95%) C++
13 17 (12.23%) Linux
14 16 (11.51%) Microsoft
14 16 (11.51%) Windows
15 14 (10.07%) Mathematics
15 14 (10.07%) ASP.NET
15 14 (10.07%) Finance
16 13 (9.35%) PHP
16 13 (9.35%) OO
16 13 (9.35%) Physics
16 13 (9.35%) Marketing
17 12 (8.63%) QA
18 11 (7.91%) C
19 10 (7.19%) VB.NET
19 10 (7.19%) MySQL
19 10 (7.19%) WCF

Graduate
Top Related IT Skills in Berkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 29 July 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 6 (4.32%) Tomcat
2 5 (3.60%) IIS
3 4 (2.88%) Apache Spark
4 3 (2.16%) JBoss
4 3 (2.16%) Apache
5 2 (1.44%) WebLogic
5 2 (1.44%) Oracle Workflow
5 2 (1.44%) WebSphere
5 2 (1.44%) Joomla!
Applications
1 8 (5.76%) MS Excel
2 1 (0.72%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (0.72%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 3 (2.16%) Cloud Computing
2 2 (1.44%) SaaS
2 2 (1.44%) Google Apps
3 1 (0.72%) Google Analytics
Communications & Networking
1 9 (6.47%) TCP/IP
1 9 (6.47%) HTTP
2 5 (3.60%) Kerberos
2 5 (3.60%) FTP
2 5 (3.60%) LDAP
3 4 (2.88%) DNS
3 4 (2.88%) SSL
4 2 (1.44%) DMZ
4 2 (1.44%) Internet
4 2 (1.44%) LAN
4 2 (1.44%) WAN
4 2 (1.44%) Firewall
5 1 (0.72%) Gigabit Ethernet
5 1 (0.72%) SNMP
5 1 (0.72%) Ethernet
5 1 (0.72%) MPLS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 19 (13.67%) SQL Server
2 10 (7.19%) MySQL
3 8 (5.76%) Relational Database
4 5 (3.60%) Big Data
5 4 (2.88%) HBase
5 4 (2.88%) Redis
5 4 (2.88%) Hadoop
6 3 (2.16%) Oracle OLAP
6 3 (2.16%) OLTP
6 3 (2.16%) OLAP
6 3 (2.16%) Oracle Reports
7 2 (1.44%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 2 (1.44%) NoSQL
7 2 (1.44%) Oracle Database
8 1 (0.72%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 1 (0.72%) RDBMS
8 1 (0.72%) PostgreSQL
8 1 (0.72%) MS Access
8 1 (0.72%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 6 (4.32%) Selenium
2 5 (3.60%) Maven
3 4 (2.88%) WebDriver
4 3 (2.16%) Oracle Forms
4 3 (2.16%) Subversion
5 2 (1.44%) Visual Studio
5 2 (1.44%) Eclipse
5 2 (1.44%) HP UFT
6 1 (0.72%) Jenkins
6 1 (0.72%) Octopus Deploy
6 1 (0.72%) TeamCity
6 1 (0.72%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 20 (14.39%) Telecoms
2 14 (10.07%) Finance
3 13 (9.35%) Marketing
4 3 (2.16%) Back Office
4 3 (2.16%) Banking
4 3 (2.16%) Local Government
5 1 (0.72%) Aerospace
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 29 (20.86%) HTML
2 26 (18.71%) .NET
2 26 (18.71%) CSS
3 14 (10.07%) ASP.NET
4 10 (7.19%) Spring
4 10 (7.19%) WCF
4 10 (7.19%) HTML5
5 8 (5.76%) jQuery
6 7 (5.04%) AngularJS
6 7 (5.04%) Hibernate
7 6 (4.32%) XML
8 5 (3.60%) JSON
9 4 (2.88%) SOAP
9 4 (2.88%) J2EE
9 4 (2.88%) WPF
10 3 (2.16%) ASP.NET MVC
10 3 (2.16%) Web Services
10 3 (2.16%) Servlets
11 2 (1.44%) JDBC
11 2 (1.44%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 62 (44.60%) Computer Science
2 24 (17.27%) Analytical Skills
3 14 (10.07%) Mathematics
4 13 (9.35%) Physics
5 9 (6.47%) W3C
6 7 (5.04%) Enterprise Software
7 6 (4.32%) Digital Media
8 5 (3.60%) Embedded Systems
8 5 (3.60%) Smartphone
9 3 (2.16%) Data Structures
10 2 (1.44%) iPhone
10 2 (1.44%) Blackberry
11 1 (0.72%) Management Information System
11 1 (0.72%) FMCG
11 1 (0.72%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 17 (12.23%) Linux
2 16 (11.51%) Windows
3 5 (3.60%) UNIX
4 3 (2.16%) Android
4 3 (2.16%) Apple iOS
5 2 (1.44%) Windows Phone
6 1 (0.72%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 37 (26.62%) Software Engineering
2 20 (14.39%) Agile Software Development
3 13 (9.35%) OO
4 10 (7.19%) Analytics
5 9 (6.47%) Data Protection
6 8 (5.76%) Open Source
7 7 (5.04%) SDLC
7 7 (5.04%) OOP
7 7 (5.04%) Project Management
8 6 (4.32%) ITIL
8 6 (4.32%) MVC
8 6 (4.32%) Test Management
8 6 (4.32%) Time Management
8 6 (4.32%) Requirements Management
8 6 (4.32%) Web Development
8 6 (4.32%) Performance Testing
8 6 (4.32%) Automation Testing
9 5 (3.60%) Business Analytics
10 4 (2.88%) Parallel Processing
10 4 (2.88%) Mentoring
Programming Languages
1 38 (27.34%) SQL
2 37 (26.62%) Java
3 35 (25.18%) C#
4 31 (22.30%) JavaScript
5 18 (12.95%) C++
6 13 (9.35%) PHP
7 11 (7.91%) C
8 10 (7.19%) VB.NET
9 8 (5.76%) Python
10 5 (3.60%) Scala
10 5 (3.60%) T-SQL
11 2 (1.44%) VB
11 2 (1.44%) Google Apps Script
12 1 (0.72%) Perl
12 1 (0.72%) Bourne shell
12 1 (0.72%) C-shell
12 1 (0.72%) Bash Shell
12 1 (0.72%) Shell Script
12 1 (0.72%) Objective-C
12 1 (0.72%) Korn
Qualifications
1 100 (71.94%) Degree
2 3 (2.16%) ITIL Certification
3 2 (1.44%) Microsoft Certification
4 1 (0.72%) HNC
4 1 (0.72%) HND
4 1 (0.72%) PhD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (8.63%) QA
2 1 (0.72%) SLA
System Software
1 5 (3.60%) NFS
2 2 (1.44%) vSphere
2 2 (1.44%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 1 (0.72%) yum
Vendors
1 16 (11.51%) Microsoft
2 9 (6.47%) Oracle
3 6 (4.32%) BT
4 4 (2.88%) Adobe
5 3 (2.16%) VMware
5 3 (2.16%) Google
6 2 (1.44%) Sybase
6 2 (1.44%) SAP
6 2 (1.44%) Progress
7 1 (0.72%) Cisco
7 1 (0.72%) Juniper
7 1 (0.72%) BMC
7 1 (0.72%) Remedy
7 1 (0.72%) Huawei
Slough, Berkshire
The People Network
Salary: £40000 - £60000 per annum + good benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Maidenhead, Berkshire
Candidate Source
Salary: £24,000 - £27,000 per annum basic + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Bracknell, Berkshire
ENTERPRISE RECRUITMENT LTD
Salary: £27000 - £37000 per annum, Benefits 12.5% Bonus, 23 Days Holiday, Heal
Posted: 5 days ago
Maidenhead
Capita - ITPS
Salary: £16000 - £20000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Berkshire
Enorth Staffing
Salary: £25,000 - £35,000 per year
Posted: 7 days ago
Reading
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Salary: £18000.00 - £23000.00 per annum
Posted: 21 days ago