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 22 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
22 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Graduate
Rank 112 91 63
Rank change year-on-year
-21 -28
Permanent jobs requiring a Graduate 30 46 69
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Reading 1.19% 1.99% 3.44%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.31% 2.15% 3.65%
Number of salaries quoted 23 41 58
Average salary £25,000 £25,000 £26,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- -3.84%
90% offered a salary of more than £21,000 £20,500 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £26,000 £30,000 £32,000
UK excluding London average salary £23,000 £22,500 £23,000
% change year-on-year
+2.22% -2.17%
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 2141 1890
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Reading 91.26% 92.76% 94.17%
Number of salaries quoted 1590 1693 1581
Average salary £46,500 £45,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+3.33% +12.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,000 £27,500 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £72,500 £60,000 £65,000
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 22 September 2014.

Graduate Salary Histogram in Reading

Graduate
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Reading

For the 6 months to 22 September 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 43 (66.15%) Degree
2 27 (41.54%) C#
3 25 (38.46%) .NET
4 24 (36.92%) MS Excel
5 19 (29.23%) Computer Science
6 15 (23.08%) ITIL
7 14 (21.54%) MS Office
8 13 (20.00%) SQL Server
9 12 (18.46%) SQL
9 12 (18.46%) JavaScript
10 11 (16.92%) HTML
11 10 (15.38%) Mathematics
11 10 (15.38%) Physics
12 9 (13.85%) VB.NET
13 8 (12.31%) ISO 9001
13 8 (12.31%) VB
13 8 (12.31%) PHP
13 8 (12.31%) SharePoint
13 8 (12.31%) Linux
13 8 (12.31%) .NET Framework
13 8 (12.31%) Process Management
13 8 (12.31%) Management Information System
13 8 (12.31%) CMS
14 7 (10.77%) Service Management
14 7 (10.77%) CSS
14 7 (10.77%) Security Cleared
14 7 (10.77%) HTML5
15 6 (9.23%) CSS3
15 6 (9.23%) Visual Studio
15 6 (9.23%) MySQL

Graduate
Top Related IT Skills in Reading by Category

For the 6 months to 22 September 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 8 (12.31%) SharePoint
1 8 (12.31%) CMS
2 3 (4.62%) Drupal
2 3 (4.62%) WordPress
Applications
1 24 (36.92%) MS Excel
2 14 (21.54%) MS Office
3 5 (7.69%) AutoCAD
4 4 (6.15%) Solid Edge
4 4 (6.15%) MicroStation
4 4 (6.15%) Pro/ENGINEER
4 4 (6.15%) MS PowerPoint
5 2 (3.08%) Photoshop
6 1 (1.54%) Simulink
Cloud Services
1 2 (3.08%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (1.54%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 1 (1.54%) VoIP
1 1 (1.54%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (20.00%) SQL Server
2 6 (9.23%) MySQL
3 2 (3.08%) Relational Database
3 2 (3.08%) SQL Server 2012
3 2 (3.08%) SQL Server 2008
3 2 (3.08%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 6 (9.23%) Visual Studio
2 1 (1.54%) Selenium
2 1 (1.54%) MSBuild
2 1 (1.54%) WebDriver
2 1 (1.54%) Git (software)
2 1 (1.54%) Jenkins
General
1 5 (7.69%) Telecoms
2 4 (6.15%) Marketing
3 3 (4.62%) Automotive
4 2 (3.08%) Electronics
5 1 (1.54%) Multimedia
5 1 (1.54%) Advertising
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 25 (38.46%) .NET
2 11 (16.92%) HTML
3 8 (12.31%) .NET Framework
4 7 (10.77%) CSS
4 7 (10.77%) HTML5
5 6 (9.23%) CSS3
6 5 (7.69%) jQuery
7 4 (6.15%) LAMP
8 3 (4.62%) ASP.NET
8 3 (4.62%) Web Services
8 3 (4.62%) XML
9 2 (3.08%) Boost C++ Libraries
9 2 (3.08%) WinForms
9 2 (3.08%) WPF
10 1 (1.54%) XHTML
10 1 (1.54%) XSD
10 1 (1.54%) XSLT
10 1 (1.54%) STL
10 1 (1.54%) OpenGL
10 1 (1.54%) DirectX
Miscellaneous
1 19 (29.23%) Computer Science
2 10 (15.38%) Mathematics
2 10 (15.38%) Physics
3 8 (12.31%) Management Information System
4 3 (4.62%) Open Source
5 1 (1.54%) MPEG
5 1 (1.54%) Device Driver
5 1 (1.54%) Kinect
5 1 (1.54%) Enterprise Software
5 1 (1.54%) Embedded Systems
5 1 (1.54%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 8 (12.31%) Linux
2 5 (7.69%) Windows
3 1 (1.54%) Embedded Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (23.08%) ITIL
2 8 (12.31%) Process Management
3 7 (10.77%) Service Management
4 4 (6.15%) Network Architecture
4 4 (6.15%) Scrum
4 4 (6.15%) Project Management
4 4 (6.15%) Agile Software Development
4 4 (6.15%) Software Engineering
4 4 (6.15%) PRINCE2
5 3 (4.62%) OO
5 3 (4.62%) Regression Testing
6 2 (3.08%) Network Monitoring
6 2 (3.08%) Web Application Development
6 2 (3.08%) Time Management
6 2 (3.08%) Operations Research
6 2 (3.08%) Web Development
6 2 (3.08%) CAD
7 1 (1.54%) Code Coverage
7 1 (1.54%) Content Management
7 1 (1.54%) MVC
Programming Languages
1 27 (41.54%) C#
2 12 (18.46%) SQL
2 12 (18.46%) JavaScript
3 9 (13.85%) VB.NET
4 8 (12.31%) VB
4 8 (12.31%) PHP
5 4 (6.15%) Java
6 3 (4.62%) C++
6 3 (4.62%) C
6 3 (4.62%) PHP5
7 2 (3.08%) MATLAB
8 1 (1.54%) T-SQL
8 1 (1.54%) Perl
8 1 (1.54%) Python
8 1 (1.54%) Shell Script
8 1 (1.54%) XPath
8 1 (1.54%) Lua
8 1 (1.54%) XAML
8 1 (1.54%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 43 (66.15%) Degree
2 7 (10.77%) Security Cleared
3 5 (7.69%) SC Cleared
4 4 (6.15%) ISEB
5 1 (1.54%) ISTQB
5 1 (1.54%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (12.31%) ISO 9001
2 3 (4.62%) QA
Systems Management
1 3 (4.62%) Opsview
Vendors
1 5 (7.69%) SolidWorks
2 3 (4.62%) Microsoft
3 2 (3.08%) Fujitsu
3 2 (3.08%) HP
4 1 (1.54%) Sony
4 1 (1.54%) Autodesk
Reading, Berkshire
Haybrook IT Resourcing Ltd
Salary: Up to £19,000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago