The first table below looks at the demand for the Graduate role in IT jobs advertised for the Slough 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 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Job Titles advertised for the Slough region.

Location
3 months to
28 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Graduate
Rank 54 41 59
Rank change year-on-year
-13 +18
Permanent jobs requiring a Graduate 7 21 9
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Slough 1.41% 3.23% 1.49%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.47% 3.37% 1.57%
Number of salaries quoted 7 21 9
Average salary £22,500 £22,500 £22,500
UK excluding London average salary £22,500 £22,500 £23,000
% change year-on-year
- -2.17%
Job Titles Category
Slough
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
476 623 572
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Slough 96.16% 95.70% 94.86%
Number of salaries quoted 418 532 475
Average salary £47,500 £47,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+1.06% +4.44%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,500 £22,500 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £67,500 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £38,500 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+3.89% -
Graduate
Berkshire

Graduate
Jobs Demand Trend in Slough

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Graduate in the job title across the Slough region as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

Graduate Jobs Demand Trend in Slough

Graduate
Salary Trend in Slough

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Graduate across the Slough region.

Graduate Salary Trend in Slough

Graduate
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Slough

For the 6 months to 28 July 2014, IT jobs across the Slough 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 7 (58.33%) Degree
2 6 (50.00%) Microsoft
2 6 (50.00%) Firewall
3 5 (41.67%) Telecoms
3 5 (41.67%) Cisco
3 5 (41.67%) MS Office
4 4 (33.33%) CCNA
4 4 (33.33%) Cisco Certification
5 3 (25.00%) SQL
6 2 (16.67%) .NET
6 2 (16.67%) SQL Server
6 2 (16.67%) C#
6 2 (16.67%) Windows
6 2 (16.67%) Computer Science
7 1 (8.33%) QA
7 1 (8.33%) Cloud Computing
7 1 (8.33%) Unified Communications
7 1 (8.33%) Relational Database
7 1 (8.33%) Agile Software Development
7 1 (8.33%) Data Analysis
7 1 (8.33%) Software Engineering
7 1 (8.33%) Google
7 1 (8.33%) Marketing
7 1 (8.33%) Legal
7 1 (8.33%) Games
7 1 (8.33%) C
7 1 (8.33%) Disaster Recovery
7 1 (8.33%) Linux
7 1 (8.33%) MS Excel
7 1 (8.33%) ASP.NET

Graduate
Top Related IT Skills in Slough by Category

For the 6 months to 28 July 2014, IT jobs across the Slough 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 5 (41.67%) MS Office
2 1 (8.33%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 1 (8.33%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 6 (50.00%) Firewall
2 1 (8.33%) Unified Communications
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (16.67%) SQL Server
2 1 (8.33%) Relational Database
General
1 5 (41.67%) Telecoms
2 1 (8.33%) Marketing
2 1 (8.33%) Legal
2 1 (8.33%) Games
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (16.67%) .NET
2 1 (8.33%) ASP.NET
2 1 (8.33%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 2 (16.67%) Computer Science
2 1 (8.33%) EPoS
Operating Systems
1 2 (16.67%) Windows
2 1 (8.33%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (8.33%) Agile Software Development
1 1 (8.33%) Data Analysis
1 1 (8.33%) Software Engineering
1 1 (8.33%) Disaster Recovery
1 1 (8.33%) ITIL
Programming Languages
1 3 (25.00%) SQL
2 2 (16.67%) C#
3 1 (8.33%) C
3 1 (8.33%) C++
3 1 (8.33%) JavaScript
3 1 (8.33%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 7 (58.33%) Degree
2 4 (33.33%) CCNA
2 4 (33.33%) Cisco Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (8.33%) QA
Vendors
1 6 (50.00%) Microsoft
2 5 (41.67%) Cisco
3 1 (8.33%) Google