The statistics below represent IT jobs advertised across the Reading region that had Graduate featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the salaries offered over the 3 months to 25 August 2016 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
25 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Graduate
Rank 118 108 117
Rank change year-on-year
-10 +9
Permanent jobs requiring a Graduate 19 38 31
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Reading 1.05% 1.72% 1.24%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.08% 1.78% 1.31%
Number of salaries quoted 16 31 23
Median salary £27,000 £25,000 £23,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+8.00% +6.38%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,750 £20,000 £19,700
10% offered a salary of more than £28,000 £35,000 £26,000
UK excluding London median salary £25,000 £23,500 £22,500
% change year-on-year
+6.38% +4.44%
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
1753 2131 2363
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Reading 96.69% 96.25% 94.48%
Number of salaries quoted 1333 1625 1663
Median salary £50,000 £45,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+11.11% -
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £25,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £70,000 £65,000
UK excluding London median salary £41,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.75% -

Graduate
Jobs Demand Trend in Reading

The demand trend of job ads across the Reading region that featured Graduate in the job title.

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 Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Reading

For the 6 months to 25 August 2016, Graduate job roles required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the Reading region featuring Graduate in the job title.

1 26 (72.22%) Degree
2 7 (19.44%) C#
2 7 (19.44%) SQL
2 7 (19.44%) Agile Software Development
3 6 (16.67%) Mathematics
3 6 (16.67%) Service Management
3 6 (16.67%) Business Intelligence
4 5 (13.89%) Microsoft
4 5 (13.89%) .NET
4 5 (13.89%) Computer Science
4 5 (13.89%) Presales
5 4 (11.11%) Cybersecurity
5 4 (11.11%) Cybercrime
5 4 (11.11%) Cyberthreat
5 4 (11.11%) JavaScript
5 4 (11.11%) Finance
5 4 (11.11%) Resource Management
5 4 (11.11%) Computer Forensics
5 4 (11.11%) Penetration Testing
6 3 (8.33%) C++
6 3 (8.33%) HTML
7 2 (5.56%) HTML5
7 2 (5.56%) QA
7 2 (5.56%) Time Management
7 2 (5.56%) WPF
7 2 (5.56%) Java
7 2 (5.56%) SQL Server
7 2 (5.56%) MS Office
7 2 (5.56%) ASP.NET
7 2 (5.56%) DirectX

Graduate Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in Reading by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Applications
1 2 (5.56%) MS Office
2 1 (2.78%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 1 (2.78%) 3G
1 1 (2.78%) 4G
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (5.56%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 1 (2.78%) Selenium
General
1 4 (11.11%) Finance
2 1 (2.78%) Military
2 1 (2.78%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (13.89%) .NET
2 3 (8.33%) HTML
3 2 (5.56%) ASP.NET
3 2 (5.56%) DirectX
3 2 (5.56%) HTML5
3 2 (5.56%) WPF
4 1 (2.78%) ASP.NET MVC
4 1 (2.78%) ASP.NET MVC 5
4 1 (2.78%) CGI
4 1 (2.78%) CSS
4 1 (2.78%) jQuery
Miscellaneous
1 6 (16.67%) Mathematics
2 5 (13.89%) Computer Science
3 4 (11.11%) Cybercrime
3 4 (11.11%) Cyberthreat
4 2 (5.56%) Applied Mathematics
4 2 (5.56%) Statistics
5 1 (2.78%) Analytical Skills
5 1 (2.78%) Economics
5 1 (2.78%) Management Information System
5 1 (2.78%) Mobile App
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (19.44%) Agile Software Development
2 6 (16.67%) Business Intelligence
2 6 (16.67%) Service Management
3 5 (13.89%) Presales
4 4 (11.11%) Computer Forensics
4 4 (11.11%) Cybersecurity
4 4 (11.11%) Penetration Testing
4 4 (11.11%) Resource Management
5 2 (5.56%) OO
5 2 (5.56%) OOP
5 2 (5.56%) Operations Research
5 2 (5.56%) Project Management
5 2 (5.56%) Time Management
6 1 (2.78%) Automation Testing
6 1 (2.78%) Data Protection
6 1 (2.78%) Manual Testing
6 1 (2.78%) Mentoring
6 1 (2.78%) Open Source
6 1 (2.78%) Test Management
6 1 (2.78%) Test Scripting
Programming Languages
1 7 (19.44%) C#
1 7 (19.44%) SQL
2 4 (11.11%) JavaScript
3 3 (8.33%) C++
4 2 (5.56%) Java
Qualifications
1 26 (72.22%) Degree
2 1 (2.78%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (2.78%) SC Cleared
2 1 (2.78%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (5.56%) QA
Vendors
1 5 (13.89%) Microsoft