The table below looks at the statistics 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 21 April 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
21 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Graduate
Rank 54 61 62
Rank change year-on-year
+7 +1
Permanent jobs requiring a Graduate 12 8 8
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Slough 2.11% 1.44% 1.15%
As % of the Job Titles category 2.25% 1.47% 1.22%
Number of salaries quoted 12 8 8
Average salary £22,500 £22,500 £23,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- -2.17%
UK excluding London average salary £24,375 £23,000 £23,500
% change year-on-year
+5.97% -2.12%
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 Slough 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
Slough
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
533 544 656
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Slough 93.51% 98.19% 94.52%
Number of salaries quoted 464 467 553
Average salary £50,000 £45,000 £47,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+11.11% -5.26%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £30,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £60,000 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%

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
Salary Histogram in Slough

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Graduate across the Slough region over the 3 months to 21 April 2015.

Graduate Salary Histogram in Slough

Graduate
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Slough

For the 6 months to 21 April 2015, 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 17 (62.96%) Degree
2 10 (37.04%) Computer Science
3 8 (29.63%) Telecoms
4 6 (22.22%) Finance
4 6 (22.22%) Software Engineering
5 5 (18.52%) Agile Software Development
5 5 (18.52%) C#
5 5 (18.52%) .NET
5 5 (18.52%) UNIX
5 5 (18.52%) OOA/OOD
5 5 (18.52%) OO
5 5 (18.52%) vSphere
5 5 (18.52%) Analytical Skills
6 4 (14.81%) WCF
6 4 (14.81%) Mathematics
6 4 (14.81%) CRM
6 4 (14.81%) Windows
6 4 (14.81%) CSS
6 4 (14.81%) C
6 4 (14.81%) C++
6 4 (14.81%) HTML
6 4 (14.81%) JavaScript
6 4 (14.81%) Banking
7 3 (11.11%) Change Management
7 3 (11.11%) Java
7 3 (11.11%) Linux
7 3 (11.11%) Microsoft
7 3 (11.11%) ITIL
7 3 (11.11%) Unit Testing
8 2 (7.41%) Coaching

Graduate
Top Related IT Skills in Slough by Category

For the 6 months to 21 April 2015, 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 1 (3.70%) MS Office
1 1 (3.70%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 2 (7.41%) LAN
1 2 (7.41%) WAN
2 1 (3.70%) Internet
2 1 (3.70%) Firewall
2 1 (3.70%) Unified Communications
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (7.41%) SQL Server
2 1 (3.70%) Data Warehouse
2 1 (3.70%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 1 (3.70%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 1 (3.70%) Visual Studio
General
1 8 (29.63%) Telecoms
2 6 (22.22%) Finance
3 4 (14.81%) Banking
4 1 (3.70%) Marketing
4 1 (3.70%) Advertising
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (18.52%) .NET
2 4 (14.81%) CSS
2 4 (14.81%) HTML
2 4 (14.81%) WCF
3 2 (7.41%) XML
4 1 (3.70%) WinForms
4 1 (3.70%) STL
Miscellaneous
1 10 (37.04%) Computer Science
2 5 (18.52%) Analytical Skills
3 4 (14.81%) Mathematics
4 1 (3.70%) Blog
4 1 (3.70%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 5 (18.52%) UNIX
2 4 (14.81%) Windows
3 3 (11.11%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (22.22%) Software Engineering
2 5 (18.52%) Agile Software Development
2 5 (18.52%) OOA/OOD
2 5 (18.52%) OO
3 4 (14.81%) CRM
4 3 (11.11%) ITIL
4 3 (11.11%) Change Management
4 3 (11.11%) Unit Testing
5 2 (7.41%) Coaching
6 1 (3.70%) Performance Management
6 1 (3.70%) Web Application Development
6 1 (3.70%) Pay per click
6 1 (3.70%) Telemarketing
6 1 (3.70%) Disaster Recovery
6 1 (3.70%) SEO
6 1 (3.70%) UML
6 1 (3.70%) Business Intelligence
6 1 (3.70%) B2B
Programming Languages
1 5 (18.52%) C#
2 4 (14.81%) C++
2 4 (14.81%) C
2 4 (14.81%) JavaScript
3 3 (11.11%) Java
4 2 (7.41%) SQL
5 1 (3.70%) T-SQL
5 1 (3.70%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 17 (62.96%) Degree
2 2 (7.41%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (7.41%) QA
System Software
1 5 (18.52%) vSphere
2 2 (7.41%) VMware ESXi
Vendors
1 3 (11.11%) Microsoft
2 2 (7.41%) VMware
2 2 (7.41%) Progress
3 1 (3.70%) Cisco
3 1 (3.70%) Oracle
3 1 (3.70%) Google
3 1 (3.70%) Facebook
3 1 (3.70%) Twitter
3 1 (3.70%) HubSpot