The first table below looks at the demand 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 28 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Job Titles advertised for the Reading region.

Location
3 months to
28 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Graduate
Rank 110 98 93
Rank change year-on-year
-12 -5
Permanent jobs requiring a Graduate 31 36 47
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Reading 1.32% 1.60% 2.12%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.43% 1.69% 2.27%
Number of salaries quoted 24 32 37
Average salary £22,000 £25,500 £26,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-13.72% -1.92%
90% offered a salary of more than £19,500 £22,500 £19,600
10% offered a salary of more than £26,000 £30,000 £31,000
UK excluding London average salary £22,500 £22,500 £23,000
% change year-on-year
- -2.17%
Job Titles Category
Reading
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
2174 2127 2075
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Reading 92.51% 94.32% 93.59%
Number of salaries quoted 1555 1700 1758
Average salary £45,000 £42,500 £43,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.88% -1.16%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,000 £26,000 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £62,500 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £38,500 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+3.89% -
Graduate
Berkshire

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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Reading

For the 6 months to 28 July 2014, 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 45 (63.38%) Degree
2 29 (40.85%) C#
3 28 (39.44%) Computer Science
4 27 (38.03%) .NET
5 15 (21.13%) MS Excel
6 12 (16.90%) Linux
7 11 (15.49%) Telecoms
7 11 (15.49%) Mathematics
7 11 (15.49%) Physics
8 10 (14.08%) UNIX
8 10 (14.08%) JavaScript
9 9 (12.68%) HTML
9 9 (12.68%) SQL Server
9 9 (12.68%) MS Office
9 9 (12.68%) Software Engineering
10 8 (11.27%) Java
10 8 (11.27%) C++
11 7 (9.86%) PHP
11 7 (9.86%) Windows
11 7 (9.86%) ITIL
11 7 (9.86%) Service Management
11 7 (9.86%) MS PowerPoint
11 7 (9.86%) Security Cleared
12 6 (8.45%) MySQL
13 5 (7.04%) Visual Studio
13 5 (7.04%) CSS
13 5 (7.04%) AutoCAD
13 5 (7.04%) Cisco Certification
13 5 (7.04%) RHCE
13 5 (7.04%) Red Hat

Graduate
Top Related IT Skills in Reading by Category

For the 6 months to 28 July 2014, 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 3 (4.23%) Drupal
1 3 (4.23%) WordPress
Applications
1 15 (21.13%) MS Excel
2 9 (12.68%) MS Office
3 7 (9.86%) MS PowerPoint
4 5 (7.04%) AutoCAD
5 4 (5.63%) MicroStation
5 4 (5.63%) Solid Edge
5 4 (5.63%) Pro/ENGINEER
6 2 (2.82%) Photoshop
7 1 (1.41%) Simulink
Cloud Services
1 2 (2.82%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (1.41%) SaaS
2 1 (1.41%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 5 (7.04%) LTE
1 5 (7.04%) 4G
1 5 (7.04%) VoLTE
2 1 (1.41%) HTTP
2 1 (1.41%) TCP/IP
2 1 (1.41%) SSL
2 1 (1.41%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (12.68%) SQL Server
2 6 (8.45%) MySQL
3 2 (2.82%) Relational Database
3 2 (2.82%) SQL Server 2012
3 2 (2.82%) SQL Server 2008
3 2 (2.82%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 5 (7.04%) Visual Studio
2 1 (1.41%) Selenium
2 1 (1.41%) WebDriver
General
1 11 (15.49%) Telecoms
2 4 (5.63%) Marketing
3 3 (4.23%) Finance
3 3 (4.23%) Automotive
4 2 (2.82%) Electronics
5 1 (1.41%) Advertising
5 1 (1.41%) Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 27 (38.03%) .NET
2 9 (12.68%) HTML
3 5 (7.04%) CSS
3 5 (7.04%) jQuery
3 5 (7.04%) HTML5
3 5 (7.04%) CSS3
4 4 (5.63%) LAMP
4 4 (5.63%) ASP.NET
5 3 (4.23%) Web Services
6 2 (2.82%) WPF
6 2 (2.82%) .NET Framework
6 2 (2.82%) XML
7 1 (1.41%) STL
7 1 (1.41%) XHTML
7 1 (1.41%) OpenGL
7 1 (1.41%) DirectX
7 1 (1.41%) WinForms
7 1 (1.41%) WCF
7 1 (1.41%) Boost C++ Libraries
7 1 (1.41%) WebGL
Miscellaneous
1 28 (39.44%) Computer Science
2 11 (15.49%) Mathematics
2 11 (15.49%) Physics
3 3 (4.23%) Open Source
4 1 (1.41%) Mobile App
4 1 (1.41%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 12 (16.90%) Linux
2 10 (14.08%) UNIX
3 7 (9.86%) Windows
4 5 (7.04%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (12.68%) Software Engineering
2 7 (9.86%) ITIL
2 7 (9.86%) Service Management
3 4 (5.63%) Network Architecture
3 4 (5.63%) Project Management
3 4 (5.63%) PRINCE2
4 3 (4.23%) OO
4 3 (4.23%) Regression Testing
4 3 (4.23%) Scrum
4 3 (4.23%) Web Development
5 2 (2.82%) Network Monitoring
5 2 (2.82%) Web Application Development
5 2 (2.82%) Time Management
5 2 (2.82%) Operations Research
5 2 (2.82%) CAD
6 1 (1.41%) OOD
6 1 (1.41%) Migration
6 1 (1.41%) MVC
6 1 (1.41%) Agile Software Development
6 1 (1.41%) Data Migration
Programming Languages
1 29 (40.85%) C#
2 10 (14.08%) JavaScript
3 8 (11.27%) Java
3 8 (11.27%) C++
4 7 (9.86%) PHP
5 4 (5.63%) VB.NET
5 4 (5.63%) SQL
6 3 (4.23%) VB
6 3 (4.23%) C
6 3 (4.23%) PHP5
7 2 (2.82%) MATLAB
8 1 (1.41%) Python
8 1 (1.41%) XAML
8 1 (1.41%) Lua
Qualifications
1 45 (63.38%) Degree
2 7 (9.86%) Security Cleared
3 5 (7.04%) Cisco Certification
3 5 (7.04%) RHCE
3 5 (7.04%) CCNA
3 5 (7.04%) SC Cleared
4 4 (5.63%) ISEB
5 1 (1.41%) ISTQB
5 1 (1.41%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (5.63%) QA
Systems Management
1 3 (4.23%) Opsview
Vendors
1 5 (7.04%) Red Hat
1 5 (7.04%) Microsoft
1 5 (7.04%) SolidWorks
2 2 (2.82%) Fujitsu
2 2 (2.82%) HP
3 1 (1.41%) Oracle
3 1 (1.41%) Salesforce.com
3 1 (1.41%) Autodesk
3 1 (1.41%) Websense
3 1 (1.41%) BT
3 1 (1.41%) Huawei
Reading, Berkshire
Deanslist Limited
Salary: From £20,000 to £30,000 per annum + corporate benefits
Posted: 14 hours ago
Reading, Berkshire
Premier Group Recruitment
Salary: £20000 - £27000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
Haybrook IT Resourcing Ltd
Salary: Up to £28,000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago