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 13 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
13 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Graduate
Rank 113 113 109
Rank change year-on-year
0 -4
Permanent jobs requiring a Graduate 30 31 41
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Reading 1.44% 1.30% 1.80%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.53% 1.36% 1.91%
Number of salaries quoted 26 30 33
Average salary £26,500 £24,000 £25,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+10.41% -4.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £21,500 £19,000 £21,500
10% offered a salary of more than £30,750 £30,000 £28,500
UK excluding London average 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
1963 2275 2151
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Reading 94.10% 95.71% 94.59%
Number of salaries quoted 1526 1575 1612
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £67,000 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+5.00% -

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 13 February 2016.

Graduate Salary Histogram in Reading

Graduate
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Reading

For the 6 months to 13 February 2016, 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 27 (52.94%) Degree
2 23 (45.10%) SQL
3 15 (29.41%) SQL Server
4 13 (25.49%) Java
5 11 (21.57%) Sybase
5 11 (21.57%) MySQL
5 11 (21.57%) ETL
5 11 (21.57%) Migration
5 11 (21.57%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 11 (21.57%) Computer Science
5 11 (21.57%) Data Migration
6 9 (17.65%) .NET
6 9 (17.65%) Analytical Skills
7 8 (15.69%) HTML
8 7 (13.73%) C++
8 7 (13.73%) C
9 6 (11.76%) C#
9 6 (11.76%) JavaScript
9 6 (11.76%) ASP.NET
9 6 (11.76%) CSS
9 6 (11.76%) Telecoms
9 6 (11.76%) Microsoft
9 6 (11.76%) Mathematics
10 5 (9.80%) Business Development
10 5 (9.80%) Agile Software Development
10 5 (9.80%) Windows
10 5 (9.80%) Linux
10 5 (9.80%) Python
11 4 (7.84%) SDLC
11 4 (7.84%) TCP/IP

Graduate
Top Related IT Skills in Reading by Category

For the 6 months to 13 February 2016, 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 1 (1.96%) SharePoint
Applications
1 3 (5.88%) MS Excel
2 2 (3.92%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 1 (1.96%) Dynamics CRM
Communications & Networking
1 4 (7.84%) TCP/IP
2 3 (5.88%) HTTP
2 3 (5.88%) SSL
3 1 (1.96%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (29.41%) SQL Server
2 11 (21.57%) MySQL
2 11 (21.57%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 3 (5.88%) NoSQL
4 2 (3.92%) Big Data
5 1 (1.96%) Apache Cassandra
5 1 (1.96%) Oracle Database
5 1 (1.96%) Riak
Development Applications
1 1 (1.96%) Ant
1 1 (1.96%) Jenkins
1 1 (1.96%) Maven
1 1 (1.96%) Octopus Deploy
1 1 (1.96%) TeamCity
General
1 6 (11.76%) Telecoms
2 2 (3.92%) Electronics
3 1 (1.96%) Finance
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (17.65%) .NET
2 8 (15.69%) HTML
3 6 (11.76%) ASP.NET
3 6 (11.76%) CSS
4 3 (5.88%) Ajax
4 3 (5.88%) XML
5 2 (3.92%) .NET Framework
5 2 (3.92%) AngularJS
5 2 (3.92%) ASP.NET MVC
5 2 (3.92%) ASP.NET MVC 5
5 2 (3.92%) jQuery
5 2 (3.92%) RESTful
5 2 (3.92%) Web Services
5 2 (3.92%) WF
5 2 (3.92%) WPF
6 1 (1.96%) ASP.NET Web API
6 1 (1.96%) HTML5
6 1 (1.96%) Kendo UI
6 1 (1.96%) Middleware
6 1 (1.96%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 11 (21.57%) Computer Science
2 9 (17.65%) Analytical Skills
3 6 (11.76%) Mathematics
4 3 (5.88%) Physics
5 1 (1.96%) Chemistry
5 1 (1.96%) Driving Licence
5 1 (1.96%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
5 1 (1.96%) Inversion of Control
5 1 (1.96%) Private Cloud
5 1 (1.96%) Public Cloud
5 1 (1.96%) VHDL
Operating Systems
1 5 (9.80%) Linux
1 5 (9.80%) Windows
2 1 (1.96%) Android
2 1 (1.96%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (21.57%) Data Migration
1 11 (21.57%) ETL
1 11 (21.57%) Migration
2 5 (9.80%) Agile Software Development
2 5 (9.80%) Business Development
3 4 (7.84%) B2B
3 4 (7.84%) SDLC
4 3 (5.88%) MVC
4 3 (5.88%) Software Optimisation
4 3 (5.88%) Web Development
5 2 (3.92%) Case Management
5 2 (3.92%) CRM
5 2 (3.92%) Data Protection
5 2 (3.92%) Defect Management
5 2 (3.92%) Manual Testing
5 2 (3.92%) Scrum
5 2 (3.92%) Secure Coding
5 2 (3.92%) Software Engineering
5 2 (3.92%) Unit Testing
5 2 (3.92%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 23 (45.10%) SQL
2 13 (25.49%) Java
3 7 (13.73%) C
3 7 (13.73%) C++
4 6 (11.76%) C#
4 6 (11.76%) JavaScript
5 5 (9.80%) Python
6 4 (7.84%) VB.NET
7 2 (3.92%) PHP
8 1 (1.96%) Perl
8 1 (1.96%) VB
8 1 (1.96%) VBA
Qualifications
1 27 (52.94%) Degree
2 2 (3.92%) Microsoft Certification
3 1 (1.96%) DV Cleared
3 1 (1.96%) SC Cleared
3 1 (1.96%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (5.88%) QA
Systems Management
1 1 (1.96%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 11 (21.57%) Sybase
2 6 (11.76%) Microsoft
3 2 (3.92%) DevExpress
4 1 (1.96%) Forcepoint
4 1 (1.96%) Oracle
4 1 (1.96%) TOWER Software
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