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 3 March 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
3 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Graduate
Rank 115 90 113
Rank change year-on-year
-25 +23
Permanent jobs requiring a Graduate 26 46 25
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Reading 1.11% 2.05% 1.24%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.19% 2.22% 1.31%
Number of salaries quoted 25 38 25
Average salary £24,000 £25,000 £25,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-4.00% -
90% offered a salary of more than £19,000 £21,500 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £29,500 £27,950 £32,500
UK excluding London average salary £24,000 £23,500 £23,000
% change year-on-year
+2.12% +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
2188 2072 1902
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Reading 93.03% 92.54% 94.53%
Number of salaries quoted 1541 1586 1604
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,000 £27,000 £28,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £62,500 £65,000
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 3 March 2015.

Graduate Salary Histogram in Reading

Graduate
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Reading

For the 6 months to 3 March 2015, 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 33 (63.46%) Degree
2 29 (55.77%) HTML
3 28 (53.85%) JavaScript
4 27 (51.92%) CSS
5 24 (46.15%) jQuery
6 22 (42.31%) Agile Software Development
7 19 (36.54%) Analytical Skills
8 18 (34.62%) Computer Science
9 17 (32.69%) C#
9 17 (32.69%) .NET
10 13 (25.00%) QA
10 13 (25.00%) Selenium
10 13 (25.00%) System Testing
10 13 (25.00%) Waterfall
10 13 (25.00%) QuickTest Pro
10 13 (25.00%) SQL Server
10 13 (25.00%) Automation Testing
11 12 (23.08%) SQL
12 11 (21.15%) ASP.NET
12 11 (21.15%) MVC
12 11 (21.15%) HTML5
13 10 (19.23%) CSS3
14 9 (17.31%) Finance
14 9 (17.31%) SharePoint
14 9 (17.31%) Visual Studio
15 8 (15.38%) Social Media
15 8 (15.38%) Security Cleared
15 8 (15.38%) VB.NET
15 8 (15.38%) Microsoft
16 7 (13.46%) SC Cleared

Graduate
Top Related IT Skills in Reading by Category

For the 6 months to 3 March 2015, 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 9 (17.31%) SharePoint
2 3 (5.77%) Joomla!
3 2 (3.85%) Apache
4 1 (1.92%) IIS
4 1 (1.92%) CMS
4 1 (1.92%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 4 (7.69%) MS Excel
2 2 (3.85%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 2 (3.85%) Google Analytics
Communications & Networking
1 1 (1.92%) VoIP
1 1 (1.92%) DNS
1 1 (1.92%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (25.00%) SQL Server
2 4 (7.69%) SQL Server 2012
3 3 (5.77%) MySQL
4 2 (3.85%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 13 (25.00%) QuickTest Pro
1 13 (25.00%) Selenium
2 9 (17.31%) Visual Studio
3 1 (1.92%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 9 (17.31%) Finance
2 7 (13.46%) Marketing
3 6 (11.54%) Back Office
3 6 (11.54%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 29 (55.77%) HTML
2 27 (51.92%) CSS
3 24 (46.15%) jQuery
4 17 (32.69%) .NET
5 11 (21.15%) ASP.NET
5 11 (21.15%) HTML5
6 10 (19.23%) CSS3
7 6 (11.54%) ASP.NET MVC
7 6 (11.54%) AngularJS
8 4 (7.69%) .NET Framework
9 2 (3.85%) CakePHP
9 2 (3.85%) KnockoutJS
9 2 (3.85%) Ajax
10 1 (1.92%) ASP.NET Web Forms
10 1 (1.92%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
10 1 (1.92%) LINQ
10 1 (1.92%) WCF
10 1 (1.92%) WPF
10 1 (1.92%) Web Services
10 1 (1.92%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 19 (36.54%) Analytical Skills
2 18 (34.62%) Computer Science
3 8 (15.38%) Social Media
4 5 (9.62%) Mathematics
5 3 (5.77%) W3C
6 2 (3.85%) Enterprise Software
7 1 (1.92%) Management Information System
7 1 (1.92%) Economics
7 1 (1.92%) Kinect
7 1 (1.92%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 3 (5.77%) Linux
2 2 (3.85%) Windows
3 1 (1.92%) Windows Server 2008
3 1 (1.92%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 22 (42.31%) Agile Software Development
2 13 (25.00%) System Testing
2 13 (25.00%) Waterfall
2 13 (25.00%) Automation Testing
3 11 (21.15%) MVC
4 5 (9.62%) Information Security
5 3 (5.77%) SEO
5 3 (5.77%) OOP
5 3 (5.77%) OO
5 3 (5.77%) Content Management
6 2 (3.85%) Software Engineering
6 2 (3.85%) TDD
6 2 (3.85%) Analytics
7 1 (1.92%) Digital Marketing
7 1 (1.92%) Continuous Improvement
7 1 (1.92%) Web Application Development
7 1 (1.92%) Business Intelligence
7 1 (1.92%) Process Management
7 1 (1.92%) ITIL
Programming Languages
1 28 (53.85%) JavaScript
2 17 (32.69%) C#
3 12 (23.08%) SQL
4 8 (15.38%) VB.NET
5 4 (7.69%) PHP
6 3 (5.77%) Java
7 2 (3.85%) PL/SQL
7 2 (3.85%) T-SQL
7 2 (3.85%) VB
8 1 (1.92%) Perl
8 1 (1.92%) Python
8 1 (1.92%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 33 (63.46%) Degree
2 8 (15.38%) Security Cleared
3 7 (13.46%) SC Cleared
4 6 (11.54%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (25.00%) QA
2 5 (9.62%) SLA
3 1 (1.92%) ISO 9001
Vendors
1 8 (15.38%) Microsoft
2 5 (9.62%) Symantec
2 5 (9.62%) McAfee
2 5 (9.62%) IronPort
3 3 (5.77%) Adobe
4 2 (3.85%) Oracle
4 2 (3.85%) Google
5 1 (1.92%) Sitecore
5 1 (1.92%) Ektron
5 1 (1.92%) Sony
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