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 31 August 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
31 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Graduate
Rank 104 106 93
Rank change year-on-year
+2 -13
Permanent jobs requiring a Graduate 37 31 45
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Reading 1.65% 1.25% 2.00%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.76% 1.35% 2.13%
Number of salaries quoted 31 22 41
Average salary £25,000 £25,000 £25,000
90% offered a salary of more than £20,000 £21,000 £21,000
10% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £26,000 £30,000
UK excluding London average salary £23,500 £22,500 £22,500
% change year-on-year
+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
2108 2289 2111
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Reading 94.07% 92.15% 93.91%
Number of salaries quoted 1644 1621 1676
Average salary £45,000 £46,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-3.22% +9.41%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £65,000 £72,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £39,000
% change year-on-year
- +2.56%

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 31 August 2015.

Graduate Salary Histogram in Reading

Graduate
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Reading

For the 6 months to 31 August 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 50 (75.76%) Degree
2 36 (54.55%) Computer Science
3 16 (24.24%) Java
3 16 (24.24%) JavaScript
4 15 (22.73%) HTML
4 15 (22.73%) Analytical Skills
5 14 (21.21%) C#
5 14 (21.21%) Software Engineering
6 13 (19.70%) SQL
7 12 (18.18%) CSS
7 12 (18.18%) Physics
7 12 (18.18%) Marketing
8 11 (16.67%) PHP
9 10 (15.15%) .NET
9 10 (15.15%) Python
9 10 (15.15%) Agile Software Development
10 9 (13.64%) Mathematics
11 8 (12.12%) Linux
11 8 (12.12%) C++
12 7 (10.61%) W3C
12 7 (10.61%) Finance
12 7 (10.61%) SQL Server
12 7 (10.61%) ASP.NET
12 7 (10.61%) AngularJS
13 6 (9.09%) Enterprise Software
13 6 (9.09%) C
13 6 (9.09%) TCP/IP
13 6 (9.09%) Microsoft
13 6 (9.09%) BT
13 6 (9.09%) Telecoms

Graduate
Top Related IT Skills in Reading by Category

For the 6 months to 31 August 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.

Applications
1 2 (3.03%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.52%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 6 (9.09%) TCP/IP
2 4 (6.06%) SSL
2 4 (6.06%) HTTP
3 2 (3.03%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (10.61%) SQL Server
2 5 (7.58%) MySQL
3 3 (4.55%) NoSQL
4 1 (1.52%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 4 (6.06%) Selenium
1 4 (6.06%) WebDriver
2 2 (3.03%) TeamCity
2 2 (3.03%) Octopus Deploy
3 1 (1.52%) Subversion
3 1 (1.52%) Git (software)
3 1 (1.52%) Jenkins
General
1 12 (18.18%) Marketing
2 7 (10.61%) Finance
3 6 (9.09%) Telecoms
4 1 (1.52%) Pharmaceutical
4 1 (1.52%) Aerospace
4 1 (1.52%) Manufacturing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (22.73%) HTML
2 12 (18.18%) CSS
3 10 (15.15%) .NET
4 7 (10.61%) AngularJS
4 7 (10.61%) ASP.NET
5 6 (9.09%) HTML5
6 4 (6.06%) WCF
6 4 (6.06%) Hibernate
6 4 (6.06%) Spring
7 2 (3.03%) J2EE
7 2 (3.03%) WPF
7 2 (3.03%) Kendo UI
7 2 (3.03%) ASP.NET Web API
8 1 (1.52%) CSS3
8 1 (1.52%) jQuery
8 1 (1.52%) ASP.NET MVC
8 1 (1.52%) Spring MVC
8 1 (1.52%) Web Services
8 1 (1.52%) XML
8 1 (1.52%) LAMP
Miscellaneous
1 36 (54.55%) Computer Science
2 15 (22.73%) Analytical Skills
3 12 (18.18%) Physics
4 9 (13.64%) Mathematics
5 7 (10.61%) W3C
6 6 (9.09%) Digital Media
6 6 (9.09%) Enterprise Software
7 5 (7.58%) Smartphone
8 1 (1.52%) iPhone
Operating Systems
1 8 (12.12%) Linux
2 5 (7.58%) Windows
3 2 (3.03%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (21.21%) Software Engineering
2 10 (15.15%) Agile Software Development
3 6 (9.09%) Performance Testing
3 6 (9.09%) Test Management
3 6 (9.09%) Project Management
3 6 (9.09%) Time Management
3 6 (9.09%) Requirements Management
4 5 (7.58%) MVC
4 5 (7.58%) OO
5 4 (6.06%) OOP
5 4 (6.06%) Automation Testing
5 4 (6.06%) Mentoring
6 3 (4.55%) SDLC
6 3 (4.55%) Web Development
6 3 (4.55%) Business Development
6 3 (4.55%) Data Protection
6 3 (4.55%) B2B
6 3 (4.55%) Continuous Integration
6 3 (4.55%) TDD
7 2 (3.03%) Business Analysis
Programming Languages
1 16 (24.24%) Java
1 16 (24.24%) JavaScript
2 14 (21.21%) C#
3 13 (19.70%) SQL
4 11 (16.67%) PHP
5 10 (15.15%) Python
6 8 (12.12%) C++
7 6 (9.09%) C
8 4 (6.06%) T-SQL
9 3 (4.55%) Perl
10 2 (3.03%) VB
10 2 (3.03%) VB.NET
11 1 (1.52%) Scala
11 1 (1.52%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 50 (75.76%) Degree
2 1 (1.52%) PhD
2 1 (1.52%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (4.55%) QA
Systems Management
1 1 (1.52%) yum
Vendors
1 6 (9.09%) Microsoft
1 6 (9.09%) BT
2 3 (4.55%) Websense
3 2 (3.03%) Adobe
4 1 (1.52%) Salesforce.com
4 1 (1.52%) VMware
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