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

Location
3 months to
3 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Graduate
Rank 111 104 107
Rank change year-on-year
-7 +3
Permanent jobs requiring a Graduate 34 36 31
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Reading 1.49% 1.50% 1.38%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.57% 1.62% 1.45%
Number of salaries quoted 28 31 27
Average salary £27,500 £21,500 £25,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+27.90% -14.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £19,500 £21,500
10% offered a salary of more than £31,500 £27,500 £30,000
UK excluding London average salary £24,500 £22,500 £22,500
% change year-on-year
+8.88% -
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
2163 2229 2133
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Reading 94.79% 92.64% 94.80%
Number of salaries quoted 1627 1630 1732
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £41,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +9.75%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £29,500 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £67,500 £70,000
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 July 2015.

Graduate Salary Histogram in Reading

Graduate
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Reading

For the 6 months to 3 July 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 42 (76.36%) Degree
2 31 (56.36%) Computer Science
3 21 (38.18%) JavaScript
4 20 (36.36%) HTML
5 19 (34.55%) CSS
6 16 (29.09%) Analytical Skills
7 15 (27.27%) Agile Software Development
8 14 (25.45%) C#
9 12 (21.82%) Marketing
10 11 (20.00%) Software Engineering
10 11 (20.00%) PHP
11 10 (18.18%) .NET
11 10 (18.18%) W3C
12 9 (16.36%) SQL
12 9 (16.36%) Java
12 9 (16.36%) Selenium
12 9 (16.36%) jQuery
12 9 (16.36%) Automation Testing
13 8 (14.55%) Physics
13 8 (14.55%) SQL Server
13 8 (14.55%) Microsoft
14 7 (12.73%) ASP.NET
14 7 (12.73%) Linux
14 7 (12.73%) OOP
14 7 (12.73%) OO
14 7 (12.73%) HTML5
14 7 (12.73%) AngularJS
15 6 (10.91%) Enterprise Software
15 6 (10.91%) Digital Media
15 6 (10.91%) MySQL

Graduate
Top Related IT Skills in Reading by Category

For the 6 months to 3 July 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 3 (5.45%) SharePoint
1 3 (5.45%) Joomla!
2 2 (3.64%) Apache
3 1 (1.82%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 3 (5.45%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 2 (3.64%) Google Analytics
Communications & Networking
1 1 (1.82%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (14.55%) SQL Server
2 6 (10.91%) MySQL
3 1 (1.82%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (1.82%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 9 (16.36%) Selenium
2 5 (9.09%) HP UFT
3 4 (7.27%) WebDriver
4 1 (1.82%) Jenkins
4 1 (1.82%) Octopus Deploy
4 1 (1.82%) Visual Studio
4 1 (1.82%) Subversion
4 1 (1.82%) TeamCity
General
1 12 (21.82%) Marketing
2 6 (10.91%) Finance
3 4 (7.27%) Telecoms
4 1 (1.82%) Back Office
4 1 (1.82%) Aerospace
4 1 (1.82%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 20 (36.36%) HTML
2 19 (34.55%) CSS
3 10 (18.18%) .NET
4 9 (16.36%) jQuery
5 7 (12.73%) HTML5
5 7 (12.73%) AngularJS
5 7 (12.73%) ASP.NET
6 4 (7.27%) WCF
7 2 (3.64%) WPF
7 2 (3.64%) CakePHP
7 2 (3.64%) CSS3
7 2 (3.64%) ASP.NET MVC
7 2 (3.64%) Hibernate
7 2 (3.64%) Spring
8 1 (1.82%) .NET Framework
8 1 (1.82%) J2EE
8 1 (1.82%) Web Services
8 1 (1.82%) XML
8 1 (1.82%) XSLT
8 1 (1.82%) XHTML
Miscellaneous
1 31 (56.36%) Computer Science
2 16 (29.09%) Analytical Skills
3 10 (18.18%) W3C
4 8 (14.55%) Physics
5 6 (10.91%) Digital Media
5 6 (10.91%) Enterprise Software
6 5 (9.09%) Smartphone
7 3 (5.45%) Mathematics
8 2 (3.64%) Social Media
9 1 (1.82%) iPhone
Operating Systems
1 7 (12.73%) Linux
2 4 (7.27%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (27.27%) Agile Software Development
2 11 (20.00%) Software Engineering
3 9 (16.36%) Automation Testing
4 7 (12.73%) OOP
4 7 (12.73%) OO
5 6 (10.91%) Project Management
5 6 (10.91%) Requirements Management
5 6 (10.91%) Performance Testing
5 6 (10.91%) Test Management
6 5 (9.09%) SEO
6 5 (9.09%) Waterfall
6 5 (9.09%) System Testing
6 5 (9.09%) Time Management
7 3 (5.45%) Data Protection
7 3 (5.45%) Analytics
7 3 (5.45%) MVC
8 2 (3.64%) Data Analysis
8 2 (3.64%) TDD
8 2 (3.64%) Continuous Integration
8 2 (3.64%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 21 (38.18%) JavaScript
2 14 (25.45%) C#
3 11 (20.00%) PHP
4 9 (16.36%) SQL
4 9 (16.36%) Java
5 5 (9.09%) T-SQL
6 4 (7.27%) C++
6 4 (7.27%) Python
7 3 (5.45%) VB.NET
8 2 (3.64%) VB
9 1 (1.82%) Perl
9 1 (1.82%) Scala
9 1 (1.82%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 42 (76.36%) Degree
2 3 (5.45%) Security Cleared
3 2 (3.64%) Microsoft Certification
3 2 (3.64%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (9.09%) QA
Systems Management
1 1 (1.82%) yum
Vendors
1 8 (14.55%) Microsoft
2 6 (10.91%) BT
3 5 (9.09%) Adobe
4 2 (3.64%) Google
5 1 (1.82%) Sitecore
5 1 (1.82%) Ektron
5 1 (1.82%) VMware
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