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 28 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
28 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Graduate
Rank 111 104 107
Rank change year-on-year
-7 +3
Permanent jobs requiring a Graduate 29 36 27
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Reading 1.26% 1.49% 1.22%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.35% 1.61% 1.29%
Number of salaries quoted 25 32 24
Average salary £22,500 £22,500 £24,750
Average salary % change year-on-year
- -9.09%
90% offered a salary of more than £20,500 £19,600 £20,000
10% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £27,500 £32,500
UK excluding London average salary £25,000 £22,500 £22,500
% change year-on-year
+11.11% -
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
2155 2233 2098
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Reading 93.94% 92.50% 95.10%
Number of salaries quoted 1578 1630 1700
Average salary £47,500 £45,000 £41,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.55% +8.43%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,579 £29,500 £26,550
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £65,000 £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 28 May 2015.

Graduate Salary Histogram in Reading

Graduate
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Reading

For the 6 months to 28 May 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 40 (71.43%) Degree
2 29 (51.79%) Computer Science
3 23 (41.07%) HTML
4 22 (39.29%) JavaScript
4 22 (39.29%) CSS
5 19 (33.93%) Analytical Skills
6 17 (30.36%) Agile Software Development
7 14 (25.00%) jQuery
8 12 (21.43%) C#
8 12 (21.43%) .NET
8 12 (21.43%) Selenium
8 12 (21.43%) Automation Testing
9 11 (19.64%) Microsoft
10 10 (17.86%) SQL Server
10 10 (17.86%) ASP.NET
10 10 (17.86%) Finance
10 10 (17.86%) Marketing
11 9 (16.07%) Software Engineering
11 9 (16.07%) SQL
11 9 (16.07%) AngularJS
12 8 (14.29%) Social Media
12 8 (14.29%) Waterfall
12 8 (14.29%) PHP
12 8 (14.29%) QuickTest Pro
12 8 (14.29%) W3C
12 8 (14.29%) SharePoint
12 8 (14.29%) QA
12 8 (14.29%) System Testing
12 8 (14.29%) Security Cleared
13 7 (12.50%) SC Cleared

Graduate
Top Related IT Skills in Reading by Category

For the 6 months to 28 May 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 8 (14.29%) SharePoint
2 3 (5.36%) Joomla!
3 2 (3.57%) Apache
4 1 (1.79%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 1 (1.79%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 2 (3.57%) Google Analytics
Communications & Networking
1 1 (1.79%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (17.86%) SQL Server
2 6 (10.71%) MySQL
3 1 (1.79%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (1.79%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 12 (21.43%) Selenium
2 8 (14.29%) QuickTest Pro
3 4 (7.14%) Visual Studio
3 4 (7.14%) WebDriver
4 1 (1.79%) Subversion
4 1 (1.79%) TeamCity
4 1 (1.79%) Jenkins
4 1 (1.79%) Octopus Deploy
General
1 10 (17.86%) Finance
1 10 (17.86%) Marketing
2 6 (10.71%) Back Office
2 6 (10.71%) Retail
3 1 (1.79%) Aerospace
3 1 (1.79%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 23 (41.07%) HTML
2 22 (39.29%) CSS
3 14 (25.00%) jQuery
4 12 (21.43%) .NET
5 10 (17.86%) ASP.NET
6 9 (16.07%) AngularJS
7 7 (12.50%) HTML5
8 5 (8.93%) ASP.NET MVC
9 4 (7.14%) CSS3
9 4 (7.14%) WCF
10 2 (3.57%) Web Services
10 2 (3.57%) WPF
10 2 (3.57%) CakePHP
11 1 (1.79%) .NET Framework
11 1 (1.79%) Spring
11 1 (1.79%) LINQ
11 1 (1.79%) XML
11 1 (1.79%) XSLT
11 1 (1.79%) XHTML
11 1 (1.79%) J2EE
Miscellaneous
1 29 (51.79%) Computer Science
2 19 (33.93%) Analytical Skills
3 8 (14.29%) Social Media
3 8 (14.29%) W3C
4 6 (10.71%) Physics
5 5 (8.93%) Enterprise Software
6 4 (7.14%) Mathematics
7 3 (5.36%) Smartphone
7 3 (5.36%) Digital Media
8 1 (1.79%) Economics
8 1 (1.79%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 7 (12.50%) Linux
2 4 (7.14%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (30.36%) Agile Software Development
2 12 (21.43%) Automation Testing
3 9 (16.07%) Software Engineering
4 8 (14.29%) Waterfall
4 8 (14.29%) System Testing
5 7 (12.50%) OOP
5 7 (12.50%) OO
6 6 (10.71%) MVC
7 5 (8.93%) Requirements Management
7 5 (8.93%) Performance Testing
7 5 (8.93%) Test Management
7 5 (8.93%) Project Management
7 5 (8.93%) SEO
8 3 (5.36%) Analytics
9 2 (3.57%) Web Application Development
9 2 (3.57%) Information Security
9 2 (3.57%) Continuous Integration
10 1 (1.79%) Web Development
10 1 (1.79%) Content Management
10 1 (1.79%) Multithreading
Programming Languages
1 22 (39.29%) JavaScript
2 12 (21.43%) C#
3 9 (16.07%) SQL
4 8 (14.29%) PHP
5 5 (8.93%) VB.NET
5 5 (8.93%) T-SQL
5 5 (8.93%) Java
6 1 (1.79%) Bash Shell
6 1 (1.79%) Python
6 1 (1.79%) C++
6 1 (1.79%) VB
6 1 (1.79%) Perl
Qualifications
1 40 (71.43%) Degree
2 8 (14.29%) Security Cleared
3 7 (12.50%) SC Cleared
4 4 (7.14%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (14.29%) QA
2 2 (3.57%) SLA
Systems Management
1 1 (1.79%) yum
Vendors
1 11 (19.64%) Microsoft
2 5 (8.93%) BT
2 5 (8.93%) Adobe
3 2 (3.57%) Symantec
3 2 (3.57%) McAfee
3 2 (3.57%) IronPort
3 2 (3.57%) Google
4 1 (1.79%) Sitecore
4 1 (1.79%) Ektron
4 1 (1.79%) VMware
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