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 23 October 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
23 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Graduate
Rank 49 48 52
Rank change year-on-year
-1 +4
Permanent jobs requiring a Graduate 18 16 10
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Slough 3.27% 2.70% 1.96%
As % of the Job Titles category 3.38% 2.84% 2.03%
Number of salaries quoted 18 15 10
Average salary £24,000 £22,500 £25,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.66% -10.00%
UK excluding London average salary £23,000 £22,500 £23,500
% change year-on-year
+2.22% -4.25%
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
533 564 493
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Slough 96.73% 95.11% 96.86%
Number of salaries quoted 436 487 460
Average salary £42,500 £47,500 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-10.52% +5.55%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £25,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £60,000 £62,500
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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Slough

For the 6 months to 23 October 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 16 (61.54%) Degree
2 11 (42.31%) Software Engineering
2 11 (42.31%) Agile Software Development
2 11 (42.31%) Windows
3 10 (38.46%) HTML
3 10 (38.46%) SQL Server
3 10 (38.46%) XML
4 9 (34.62%) Computer Science
4 9 (34.62%) JavaScript
4 9 (34.62%) SQL
4 9 (34.62%) Linux
5 8 (30.77%) UML
5 8 (30.77%) OOA/OOD
5 8 (30.77%) OO
5 8 (30.77%) C#
5 8 (30.77%) C++
5 8 (30.77%) UNIX
5 8 (30.77%) .NET
5 8 (30.77%) WinForms
6 6 (23.08%) STL
6 6 (23.08%) Microsoft
6 6 (23.08%) VC++
6 6 (23.08%) Java
6 6 (23.08%) T-SQL
6 6 (23.08%) PHP
6 6 (23.08%) Finance
6 6 (23.08%) Migration
6 6 (23.08%) E-business
7 5 (19.23%) Firewall
7 5 (19.23%) Analytical Skills

Graduate
Top Related IT Skills in Slough by Category

For the 6 months to 23 October 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 4 (15.38%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 1 (3.85%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 5 (19.23%) Firewall
2 2 (7.69%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (38.46%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 2 (7.69%) Visual Studio
General
1 6 (23.08%) Finance
2 4 (15.38%) Telecoms
3 3 (11.54%) Legal
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (38.46%) HTML
1 10 (38.46%) XML
2 8 (30.77%) .NET
2 8 (30.77%) WinForms
3 6 (23.08%) STL
4 1 (3.85%) CSS
Miscellaneous
1 9 (34.62%) Computer Science
2 5 (19.23%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (3.85%) Mathematics
Operating Systems
1 11 (42.31%) Windows
2 9 (34.62%) Linux
3 8 (30.77%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (42.31%) Software Engineering
1 11 (42.31%) Agile Software Development
2 8 (30.77%) UML
2 8 (30.77%) OOA/OOD
2 8 (30.77%) OO
3 6 (23.08%) Migration
3 6 (23.08%) E-business
4 2 (7.69%) Unit Testing
5 1 (3.85%) OOP
5 1 (3.85%) Document Management
5 1 (3.85%) Email Management
Programming Languages
1 9 (34.62%) JavaScript
1 9 (34.62%) SQL
2 8 (30.77%) C#
2 8 (30.77%) C++
3 6 (23.08%) VC++
3 6 (23.08%) Java
3 6 (23.08%) T-SQL
3 6 (23.08%) PHP
Qualifications
1 16 (61.54%) Degree
2 4 (15.38%) CCNA
2 4 (15.38%) Cisco Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (3.85%) SLA
1 1 (3.85%) QA
System Software
1 1 (3.85%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 6 (23.08%) Microsoft
2 4 (15.38%) Cisco
3 2 (7.69%) Oracle
4 1 (3.85%) SAP
4 1 (3.85%) JD Edwards