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

Location
3 months to
24 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Graduate
Rank 112 121 89
Rank change year-on-year
+9 -32
Permanent jobs requiring a Graduate 32 27 46
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Reading 1.25% 1.09% 2.26%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.34% 1.17% 2.35%
Number of salaries quoted 28 23 41
Average salary £25,000 £25,000 £25,000
90% offered a salary of more than £19,000 £20,100 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £28,950 £30,000
UK excluding London average salary £23,000 £22,500 £22,500
% change year-on-year
+2.22% -
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
2393 2300 1958
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Reading 93.70% 92.44% 96.12%
Number of salaries quoted 1542 1748 1670
Average salary £45,000 £43,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+3.44% +2.35%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,000 £27,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £62,500 £67,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%

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 December 2014.

Graduate Salary Histogram in Reading

Graduate
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Reading

For the 6 months to 24 December 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 (75.00%) Degree
2 23 (38.33%) C#
3 22 (36.67%) HTML
3 22 (36.67%) JavaScript
3 22 (36.67%) .NET
4 20 (33.33%) MS Excel
5 19 (31.67%) CSS
6 18 (30.00%) SQL Server
7 17 (28.33%) SQL
7 17 (28.33%) Agile Software Development
8 16 (26.67%) Computer Science
8 16 (26.67%) jQuery
9 15 (25.00%) Analytical Skills
10 13 (21.67%) MS Office
11 12 (20.00%) VB.NET
11 12 (20.00%) SharePoint
12 11 (18.33%) ASP.NET
12 11 (18.33%) HTML5
13 10 (16.67%) Visual Studio
13 10 (16.67%) MVC
14 9 (15.00%) .NET Framework
14 9 (15.00%) CSS3
15 8 (13.33%) ITIL
15 8 (13.33%) ISO 9001
15 8 (13.33%) QuickTest Pro
15 8 (13.33%) Process Management
15 8 (13.33%) Management Information System
15 8 (13.33%) CMS
15 8 (13.33%) QA
15 8 (13.33%) Selenium

Graduate
Top Related IT Skills in Reading by Category

For the 6 months to 24 December 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 12 (20.00%) SharePoint
2 8 (13.33%) CMS
3 1 (1.67%) IIS
Applications
1 20 (33.33%) MS Excel
2 13 (21.67%) MS Office
3 4 (6.67%) MS PowerPoint
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.67%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 1 (1.67%) VoIP
1 1 (1.67%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 18 (30.00%) SQL Server
2 3 (5.00%) SQL Server 2012
3 1 (1.67%) MySQL
3 1 (1.67%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 10 (16.67%) Visual Studio
2 8 (13.33%) QuickTest Pro
2 8 (13.33%) Selenium
3 1 (1.67%) Git (software)
3 1 (1.67%) Team Foundation Server
3 1 (1.67%) MSBuild
3 1 (1.67%) Jenkins
General
1 6 (10.00%) Finance
2 5 (8.33%) Telecoms
3 4 (6.67%) Back Office
3 4 (6.67%) Retail
3 4 (6.67%) Marketing
4 1 (1.67%) Multimedia
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 22 (36.67%) HTML
1 22 (36.67%) .NET
2 19 (31.67%) CSS
3 16 (26.67%) jQuery
4 11 (18.33%) HTML5
4 11 (18.33%) ASP.NET
5 9 (15.00%) .NET Framework
5 9 (15.00%) CSS3
6 5 (8.33%) AngularJS
6 5 (8.33%) ASP.NET MVC
7 2 (3.33%) KnockoutJS
7 2 (3.33%) WCF
7 2 (3.33%) WinForms
7 2 (3.33%) Ajax
7 2 (3.33%) Web Services
7 2 (3.33%) XML
8 1 (1.67%) XSD
8 1 (1.67%) XSLT
8 1 (1.67%) LAMP
8 1 (1.67%) .NET Remoting
Miscellaneous
1 16 (26.67%) Computer Science
2 15 (25.00%) Analytical Skills
3 8 (13.33%) Management Information System
4 6 (10.00%) Mathematics
5 5 (8.33%) Social Media
6 3 (5.00%) Enterprise Software
7 1 (1.67%) MPEG
7 1 (1.67%) Open Source
7 1 (1.67%) Kinect
7 1 (1.67%) Embedded Systems
7 1 (1.67%) Mobile App
7 1 (1.67%) Physics
7 1 (1.67%) Device Driver
7 1 (1.67%) Economics
Operating Systems
1 4 (6.67%) Windows
1 4 (6.67%) Linux
2 1 (1.67%) Embedded Linux
2 1 (1.67%) Windows Server 2008
2 1 (1.67%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (28.33%) Agile Software Development
2 10 (16.67%) MVC
3 8 (13.33%) Process Management
3 8 (13.33%) ITIL
3 8 (13.33%) System Testing
3 8 (13.33%) Waterfall
3 8 (13.33%) Automation Testing
4 5 (8.33%) Information Security
5 4 (6.67%) Network Architecture
5 4 (6.67%) Software Engineering
5 4 (6.67%) PRINCE2
5 4 (6.67%) Project Management
6 2 (3.33%) OO
6 2 (3.33%) TDD
6 2 (3.33%) Content Management
7 1 (1.67%) Operations Research
7 1 (1.67%) Digital Marketing
7 1 (1.67%) Continuous Integration
7 1 (1.67%) Multithreading
7 1 (1.67%) Business Intelligence
Programming Languages
1 23 (38.33%) C#
2 22 (36.67%) JavaScript
3 17 (28.33%) SQL
4 12 (20.00%) VB.NET
5 7 (11.67%) VB
6 4 (6.67%) Java
7 2 (3.33%) PHP
7 2 (3.33%) PL/SQL
7 2 (3.33%) T-SQL
8 1 (1.67%) Python
8 1 (1.67%) Shell Script
8 1 (1.67%) MATLAB
8 1 (1.67%) XPath
8 1 (1.67%) Bash Shell
8 1 (1.67%) Perl
8 1 (1.67%) C
8 1 (1.67%) C++
Qualifications
1 45 (75.00%) Degree
2 5 (8.33%) Microsoft Certification
3 4 (6.67%) SC Cleared
3 4 (6.67%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (13.33%) ISO 9001
1 8 (13.33%) QA
2 5 (8.33%) SLA
Vendors
1 7 (11.67%) Microsoft
2 5 (8.33%) Symantec
2 5 (8.33%) McAfee
2 5 (8.33%) IronPort
3 2 (3.33%) Oracle
4 1 (1.67%) Sony
Reading, Berkshire
Yoh Company
Salary: £20000 - £30000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
Haybrook IT Resourcing Ltd
Salary: Up to £19,000 per annum
Posted: 11 days ago
Reading
Blue Town Online
Salary: £20k per year + +£2k Bonus
Posted: 17 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
Bentley Whitaker
Salary: £25,000 - £35,000 per year
Posted: 20 days ago