The statistics below represent IT jobs advertised across the Reading region that had Graduate featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the salaries offered over the 3 months to 23 February 2017 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
23 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Graduate
Berkshire / Reading
Rank 71 117 117
Rank change year-on-year
+46 0
Permanent jobs requiring a Graduate 30 28 30
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Reading 2.43% 1.34% 1.26%
As % of the Job Titles category 2.48% 1.42% 1.32%
Number of salaries quoted 29 24 29
Median salary £25,000 £26,500 £24,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-5.66% +10.41%
90% offered a salary of more than £21,400 £21,500 £19,000
10% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £31,050 £30,000
UK excluding London median salary £25,000 £25,000 £24,000
% change year-on-year
- +4.16%

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
1208 1966 2279
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Reading 97.73% 94.07% 95.84%
Number of salaries quoted 923 1553 1589
Median salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+5.55% -
90% offered a salary of more than £26,000 £28,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £70,000 £65,000
UK excluding London median salary £41,500 £42,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-1.19% +5.00%

Graduate
Jobs Demand Trend in Reading

The demand trend of job ads across the Reading region that featured Graduate in the job title.

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 23 February 2017.

Graduate Salary Histogram in Reading

Graduate Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Reading

For the 6 months to 23 February 2017, Graduate job roles required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the Reading region featuring Graduate in the job title.

1 37 (58.73%) C#
2 34 (53.97%) Degree
3 32 (50.79%) .NET
4 24 (38.10%) Java
4 24 (38.10%) Microsoft
5 22 (34.92%) C++
5 22 (34.92%) Computer Science
6 16 (25.40%) SQL
7 15 (23.81%) JavaScript
7 15 (23.81%) Mathematics
8 12 (19.05%) HTML
9 11 (17.46%) Agile Software Development
10 10 (15.87%) OO
11 9 (14.29%) Python
11 9 (14.29%) CSS
11 9 (14.29%) Finance
11 9 (14.29%) Marketing
12 8 (12.70%) Web Development
12 8 (12.70%) TDD
12 8 (12.70%) Scrum
13 7 (11.11%) Advertising
13 7 (11.11%) Migration
13 7 (11.11%) Software Engineering
13 7 (11.11%) Business Development
13 7 (11.11%) Statistics
14 6 (9.52%) Unit Testing
14 6 (9.52%) MATLAB
14 6 (9.52%) Windows
14 6 (9.52%) OOP
14 6 (9.52%) AngularJS

Graduate Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in Reading by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 5 (7.94%) CMS
1 5 (7.94%) Umbraco
2 2 (3.17%) Tomcat
3 1 (1.59%) Apache
3 1 (1.59%) Drupal
3 1 (1.59%) JBoss
Cloud Services
1 5 (7.94%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (1.59%) Google App Engine
2 1 (1.59%) Google Cloud Platform
2 1 (1.59%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (1.59%) CTI
1 1 (1.59%) DNS
1 1 (1.59%) Firewall
1 1 (1.59%) SSL
1 1 (1.59%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (4.76%) SQL Server
2 1 (1.59%) Big Data
2 1 (1.59%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 5 (7.94%) FitNesse
1 5 (7.94%) Visual Studio
2 3 (4.76%) Cucumber
2 3 (4.76%) Selenium
General
1 9 (14.29%) Finance
1 9 (14.29%) Marketing
2 7 (11.11%) Advertising
3 2 (3.17%) Military
4 1 (1.59%) Banking
4 1 (1.59%) Retail
4 1 (1.59%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 32 (50.79%) .NET
2 12 (19.05%) HTML
3 9 (14.29%) CSS
4 6 (9.52%) AngularJS
5 5 (7.94%) DCOM
5 5 (7.94%) MAPI
5 5 (7.94%) WCF
5 5 (7.94%) Web Services
5 5 (7.94%) WPF
6 1 (1.59%) Ajax
6 1 (1.59%) jQuery
6 1 (1.59%) REST
6 1 (1.59%) Spring
6 1 (1.59%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 22 (34.92%) Computer Science
2 5 (7.94%) Enterprise Software
2 5 (7.94%) Mobile App
2 5 (7.94%) Social Media
3 1 (1.59%) Algorithms
3 1 (1.59%) Driving Licence
Operating Systems
1 6 (9.52%) Windows
2 5 (7.94%) Android
3 3 (4.76%) Linux
4 2 (3.17%) Apple iOS
5 1 (1.59%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (23.81%) Mathematics
2 11 (17.46%) Agile Software Development
3 10 (15.87%) OO
4 8 (12.70%) Scrum
4 8 (12.70%) TDD
4 8 (12.70%) Web Development
5 7 (11.11%) Business Development
5 7 (11.11%) Migration
5 7 (11.11%) Software Engineering
5 7 (11.11%) Statistics
6 6 (9.52%) OOP
6 6 (9.52%) Unit Testing
7 5 (7.94%) ATDD
7 5 (7.94%) Business Intelligence
7 5 (7.94%) Continuous Improvement
7 5 (7.94%) Multithreading
7 5 (7.94%) OOD
8 3 (4.76%) BDD
8 3 (4.76%) Cybersecurity
8 3 (4.76%) SDLC
Programming Languages
1 37 (58.73%) C#
2 24 (38.10%) Java
3 22 (34.92%) C++
4 16 (25.40%) SQL
5 15 (23.81%) JavaScript
6 9 (14.29%) Python
7 6 (9.52%) MATLAB
8 5 (7.94%) PHP
9 2 (3.17%) Perl
10 1 (1.59%) Bash Shell
10 1 (1.59%) Go
10 1 (1.59%) Haskell
10 1 (1.59%) Ruby
10 1 (1.59%) Shell Script
10 1 (1.59%) Tcl
10 1 (1.59%) VB
Qualifications
1 34 (53.97%) Degree
2 2 (3.17%) SC Cleared
2 2 (3.17%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (4.76%) SDET
System Software
1 1 (1.59%) Docker
1 1 (1.59%) Virtual Machines
Vendors
1 24 (38.10%) Microsoft
2 1 (1.59%) Google
2 1 (1.59%) Oracle
2 1 (1.59%) Red Hat