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 10 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
10 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Graduate
Rank 104 101 85
Rank change year-on-year
-3 -16
Permanent jobs requiring a Graduate 33 37 48
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Reading 1.39% 1.62% 2.09%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.50% 1.72% 2.22%
Number of salaries quoted 27 33 39
Average salary £21,500 £25,000 £27,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-14.00% -9.09%
90% offered a salary of more than £19,500 £20,100 £21,200
10% offered a salary of more than £26,000 £30,000 £31,600
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
2194 2157 2164
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Reading 92.46% 94.69% 94.01%
Number of salaries quoted 1587 1750 1832
Average salary £45,000 £41,000 £43,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+9.75% -5.74%
90% offered a salary of more than £29,000 £26,000 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £60,000 £67,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £38,472 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+3.97% -0.07%
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 10 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 53 (65.43%) Degree
2 35 (43.21%) C#
3 32 (39.51%) .NET
4 31 (38.27%) Computer Science
5 17 (20.99%) Mathematics
5 17 (20.99%) C++
6 16 (19.75%) Physics
6 16 (19.75%) Software Engineering
7 15 (18.52%) HTML
7 15 (18.52%) UNIX
8 14 (17.28%) Linux
8 14 (17.28%) MS Excel
8 14 (17.28%) JavaScript
9 12 (14.81%) Java
9 12 (14.81%) SQL Server
10 10 (12.35%) Telecoms
11 9 (11.11%) Microsoft
12 8 (9.88%) OO
12 8 (9.88%) ASP.NET
12 8 (9.88%) Web Development
12 8 (9.88%) Security Cleared
13 7 (8.64%) WPF
13 7 (8.64%) HTML5
13 7 (8.64%) Service Management
13 7 (8.64%) Windows
13 7 (8.64%) ITIL
13 7 (8.64%) MS Office
13 7 (8.64%) SQL
14 6 (7.41%) PHP
14 6 (7.41%) C

Graduate
Top Related IT Skills in Reading by Category

For the 6 months to 10 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 (3.70%) Drupal
1 3 (3.70%) WordPress
Applications
1 14 (17.28%) MS Excel
2 7 (8.64%) MS Office
3 6 (7.41%) MS PowerPoint
4 5 (6.17%) AutoCAD
5 4 (4.94%) MicroStation
5 4 (4.94%) Solid Edge
5 4 (4.94%) Pro/ENGINEER
6 2 (2.47%) Photoshop
7 1 (1.23%) MS Visio
7 1 (1.23%) Simulink
Cloud Services
1 3 (3.70%) SaaS
2 2 (2.47%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 5 (6.17%) LTE
1 5 (6.17%) 4G
1 5 (6.17%) VoLTE
2 4 (4.94%) TCP/IP
3 3 (3.70%) HTTP
3 3 (3.70%) SSL
3 3 (3.70%) Internet
4 1 (1.23%) MPLS
4 1 (1.23%) Firewall
4 1 (1.23%) PPP
4 1 (1.23%) ATM
4 1 (1.23%) VoIP
4 1 (1.23%) Ethernet
4 1 (1.23%) VPN
4 1 (1.23%) xDSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (14.81%) SQL Server
2 5 (6.17%) MySQL
3 2 (2.47%) SQL Server 2005
3 2 (2.47%) SQL Server 2008
3 2 (2.47%) SQL Server 2012
3 2 (2.47%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 4 (4.94%) Visual Studio
2 1 (1.23%) Oracle Forms
2 1 (1.23%) Selenium
2 1 (1.23%) WebDriver
General
1 10 (12.35%) Telecoms
2 4 (4.94%) Marketing
3 3 (3.70%) Finance
3 3 (3.70%) Automotive
4 2 (2.47%) Electronics
5 1 (1.23%) French Language
5 1 (1.23%) Advertising
5 1 (1.23%) Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 32 (39.51%) .NET
2 15 (18.52%) HTML
3 8 (9.88%) ASP.NET
4 7 (8.64%) WPF
4 7 (8.64%) HTML5
5 6 (7.41%) WCF
6 5 (6.17%) jQuery
6 5 (6.17%) CSS
6 5 (6.17%) CSS3
7 3 (3.70%) Web Services
7 3 (3.70%) LAMP
8 2 (2.47%) XML
9 1 (1.23%) XHTML
9 1 (1.23%) OpenGL
9 1 (1.23%) DirectX
9 1 (1.23%) STL
9 1 (1.23%) WinForms
9 1 (1.23%) .NET Framework
9 1 (1.23%) Boost C++ Libraries
9 1 (1.23%) WebGL
Miscellaneous
1 31 (38.27%) Computer Science
2 17 (20.99%) Mathematics
3 16 (19.75%) Physics
4 4 (4.94%) Mobile App
5 2 (2.47%) Open Source
6 1 (1.23%) Embedded Systems
6 1 (1.23%) Blog
Operating Systems
1 15 (18.52%) UNIX
2 14 (17.28%) Linux
3 7 (8.64%) Windows
4 5 (6.17%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 1 (1.23%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (19.75%) Software Engineering
2 8 (9.88%) OO
2 8 (9.88%) Web Development
3 7 (8.64%) Service Management
3 7 (8.64%) ITIL
4 6 (7.41%) OOD
5 4 (4.94%) Agile Software Development
6 3 (3.70%) Scrum
6 3 (3.70%) Regression Testing
6 3 (3.70%) Data Protection
7 2 (2.47%) Network Architecture
7 2 (2.47%) Time Management
7 2 (2.47%) Web Application Development
7 2 (2.47%) Network Monitoring
7 2 (2.47%) CAD
7 2 (2.47%) Project Management
7 2 (2.47%) Operations Research
7 2 (2.47%) PRINCE2
7 2 (2.47%) OOP
8 1 (1.23%) Logistics
Programming Languages
1 35 (43.21%) C#
2 17 (20.99%) C++
3 14 (17.28%) JavaScript
4 12 (14.81%) Java
5 7 (8.64%) SQL
6 6 (7.41%) PHP
6 6 (7.41%) C
7 4 (4.94%) Python
8 3 (3.70%) PHP5
8 3 (3.70%) VB
8 3 (3.70%) VB.NET
9 2 (2.47%) MATLAB
10 1 (1.23%) XAML
10 1 (1.23%) Lua
10 1 (1.23%) Ada
10 1 (1.23%) Shell Script
10 1 (1.23%) VBScript
10 1 (1.23%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 53 (65.43%) Degree
2 8 (9.88%) Security Cleared
3 6 (7.41%) SC Cleared
4 5 (6.17%) CCNA
4 5 (6.17%) Cisco Certification
4 5 (6.17%) RHCE
5 4 (4.94%) ISEB
6 1 (1.23%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (7.41%) QA
Systems Management
1 3 (3.70%) Opsview
Vendors
1 9 (11.11%) Microsoft
2 5 (6.17%) Red Hat
2 5 (6.17%) SolidWorks
3 3 (3.70%) Websense
3 3 (3.70%) HP
4 2 (2.47%) Huawei
4 2 (2.47%) Fujitsu
4 2 (2.47%) Oracle
5 1 (1.23%) Veritas
5 1 (1.23%) Sun
5 1 (1.23%) BT
5 1 (1.23%) Salesforce.com
5 1 (1.23%) Autodesk
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Salary: From £20,000 to £30,000 per annum + corporate benefits
Posted: 4 days ago