The table below looks at the statistics for the Graduate role in IT jobs advertised for the Reading 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 127 100 110
Rank change year-on-year
-27 +10
Permanent jobs requiring a Graduate 19 41 32
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Reading 0.77% 1.69% 1.46%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.83% 1.81% 1.54%
Number of salaries quoted 18 36 31
Average salary £22,000 £27,500 £25,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-20.00% +10.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £19,350 £20,500 £20,000
10% offered a salary of more than £25,750 £31,250 £32,500
UK excluding London average salary £25,000 £23,000 £23,500
% change year-on-year
+8.69% -2.12%
Graduate
Berkshire

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in permanent jobs advertised in the Reading 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
Reading
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
2296 2264 2074
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Reading 92.58% 93.28% 94.57%
Number of salaries quoted 1574 1686 1671
Average salary £47,500 £45,000 £41,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.55% +8.43%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £27,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £64,000 £67,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year
- +5.26%

Graduate
Jobs Demand Trend in Reading

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Graduate in the job title across the Reading region as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

Graduate Jobs Demand Trend in Reading

Graduate
Salary Trend in Reading

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Graduate across the Reading region.

Graduate Salary Trend in Reading

Graduate
Salary Histogram in Reading

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Graduate across the Reading region over the 3 months to 24 April 2015.

Graduate Salary Histogram in Reading

Graduate
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Reading

For the 6 months to 24 April 2015, IT jobs across the Reading 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 38 (69.09%) Degree
2 27 (49.09%) HTML
3 26 (47.27%) JavaScript
4 25 (45.45%) CSS
4 25 (45.45%) Computer Science
5 23 (41.82%) Analytical Skills
6 22 (40.00%) jQuery
7 21 (38.18%) Agile Software Development
8 17 (30.91%) .NET
8 17 (30.91%) C#
9 15 (27.27%) SQL Server
9 15 (27.27%) ASP.NET
9 15 (27.27%) Selenium
9 15 (27.27%) Automation Testing
10 14 (25.45%) SQL
11 13 (23.64%) Microsoft
12 12 (21.82%) MVC
13 11 (20.00%) QA
13 11 (20.00%) System Testing
13 11 (20.00%) Waterfall
13 11 (20.00%) QuickTest Pro
13 11 (20.00%) AngularJS
14 10 (18.18%) HTML5
14 10 (18.18%) Finance
15 9 (16.36%) Marketing
15 9 (16.36%) CSS3
16 8 (14.55%) Social Media
16 8 (14.55%) Security Cleared
16 8 (14.55%) SharePoint
16 8 (14.55%) Visual Studio

Graduate
Top Related IT Skills in Reading by Category

For the 6 months to 24 April 2015, IT jobs across the Reading 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 (14.55%) SharePoint
2 3 (5.45%) Joomla!
3 2 (3.64%) Apache
4 1 (1.82%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 1 (1.82%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 2 (3.64%) Google Analytics
Communications & Networking
1 1 (1.82%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (27.27%) SQL Server
2 5 (9.09%) MySQL
3 3 (5.45%) SQL Server 2012
4 1 (1.82%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 15 (27.27%) Selenium
2 11 (20.00%) QuickTest Pro
3 8 (14.55%) Visual Studio
4 4 (7.27%) WebDriver
5 1 (1.82%) Octopus Deploy
5 1 (1.82%) TeamCity
General
1 10 (18.18%) Finance
2 9 (16.36%) Marketing
3 6 (10.91%) Retail
3 6 (10.91%) Back Office
4 1 (1.82%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 27 (49.09%) HTML
2 25 (45.45%) CSS
3 22 (40.00%) jQuery
4 17 (30.91%) .NET
5 15 (27.27%) ASP.NET
6 11 (20.00%) AngularJS
7 10 (18.18%) HTML5
8 9 (16.36%) CSS3
9 6 (10.91%) ASP.NET MVC
10 4 (7.27%) WCF
11 2 (3.64%) WPF
11 2 (3.64%) CakePHP
11 2 (3.64%) KnockoutJS
11 2 (3.64%) .NET Framework
12 1 (1.82%) Kendo UI
12 1 (1.82%) ASP.NET Web API
12 1 (1.82%) Entity Framework
12 1 (1.82%) LINQ
12 1 (1.82%) Web Services
12 1 (1.82%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 25 (45.45%) Computer Science
2 23 (41.82%) Analytical Skills
3 8 (14.55%) Social Media
4 6 (10.91%) Mathematics
5 4 (7.27%) W3C
6 3 (5.45%) Enterprise Software
7 2 (3.64%) Physics
8 1 (1.82%) Economics
8 1 (1.82%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 6 (10.91%) Linux
2 4 (7.27%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 21 (38.18%) Agile Software Development
2 15 (27.27%) Automation Testing
3 12 (21.82%) MVC
4 11 (20.00%) System Testing
4 11 (20.00%) Waterfall
5 4 (7.27%) Software Engineering
5 4 (7.27%) SEO
5 4 (7.27%) Information Security
5 4 (7.27%) OOP
5 4 (7.27%) OO
6 3 (5.45%) Analytics
7 2 (3.64%) TDD
7 2 (3.64%) Web Application Development
8 1 (1.82%) Business Analytics
8 1 (1.82%) Business Transformation
8 1 (1.82%) Requirements Management
8 1 (1.82%) Performance Testing
8 1 (1.82%) Test Management
8 1 (1.82%) Continuous Integration
8 1 (1.82%) Content Management
Programming Languages
1 26 (47.27%) JavaScript
2 17 (30.91%) C#
3 14 (25.45%) SQL
4 6 (10.91%) VB.NET
4 6 (10.91%) Java
5 5 (9.09%) PHP
5 5 (9.09%) T-SQL
6 2 (3.64%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 38 (69.09%) Degree
2 8 (14.55%) Security Cleared
3 7 (12.73%) SC Cleared
4 6 (10.91%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (20.00%) QA
2 4 (7.27%) SLA
Vendors
1 13 (23.64%) Microsoft
2 4 (7.27%) Adobe
2 4 (7.27%) Symantec
2 4 (7.27%) McAfee
2 4 (7.27%) IronPort
3 2 (3.64%) Oracle
3 2 (3.64%) Google
4 1 (1.82%) Sitecore
4 1 (1.82%) Ektron
4 1 (1.82%) BT
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Salary: From £20,000 to £30,000 per annum benefits
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