Period
to 19 October 2017

The median annual salary for a Graduate was £25,500 in advertised job vacancies in Berkshire during the 6 months to 19 October 2017.

The first table below provides salary benchmarking and summary statistics including a comparison to same period in the previous 2 years.

Graduate
South East > Berkshire
6 months to
19 Oct 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 106 183 187
Rank change year-on-year +77 +4 -34
Permanent jobs requiring a Graduate 170 127 160
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Berkshire 2.77% 1.46% 1.50%
As % of the Job Titles category 2.91% 1.53% 1.57%
Number of salaries quoted 150 114 156
Berkshire median annual salary £25,500 £26,750 £25,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -4.67% +7.00% +11.11%
10th Percentile £19,425 £21,250 £19,000
90th Percentile £32,500 £32,500 £32,500
South East median annual salary £25,000 £25,000 £24,500
% change year-on-year - +2.04% +2.08%

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Berkshire. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title that can be normalized. As such, the figures in the second row provide an indication of the number of permanent jobs in our overall sample.

All Permanent IT Job Vacancies
Berkshire
Permanent vacancies in Berkshire with a recognized job title 5848 8326 10200
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 95.40% 95.86% 95.90%
Number of salaries quoted 4709 6570 8001
Berkshire median annual salary £47,500 £50,000 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -5.00% +5.26% +5.56%
10th Percentile £26,250 £28,000 £26,250
90th Percentile £73,750 £73,750 £71,250
South East median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £43,500
% change year-on-year - +3.45% +2.35%

Graduate
Job Vacancy Trend in Berkshire

Job postings that featured Graduate in the job title as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Berkshire.

Job vacancy trend for Graduate in Berkshire

Graduate
Salary Trend in Berkshire

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

Salary trend for Graduate in Berkshire

Graduate
Salary Histogram in Berkshire

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Graduate in Berkshire over the 6 months to 19 October 2017.

Salary histogram for Graduate in Berkshire

Graduate
Job Locations in Berkshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Graduate within the Berkshire region over the 6 months to 19 October 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Past 6 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Reading +81 68 £25,000 -7.41%
Newbury +20 33 £26,000 +4.00% 1
Bracknell -5 17 £30,000 -
Maidenhead +23 15 £26,500 +6.00% 1
Slough +10 7 £21,500 -10.42% 3
Ascot - 3 - -
Graduate
South East

Graduate Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 19 October 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 Berkshire region featuring Graduate in the job title.

1 109 (64.12%) Degree
2 82 (48.24%) Computer Science
3 61 (35.88%) Java
4 56 (32.94%) C#
5 42 (24.71%) Software Engineering
6 37 (21.76%) C++
7 35 (20.59%) SQL
8 34 (20.00%) Mathematics
9 33 (19.41%) Python
10 32 (18.82%) C
10 32 (18.82%) JavaScript
11 31 (18.24%) Computer Science Degree
12 25 (14.71%) OO
13 23 (13.53%) CSS
13 23 (13.53%) HTML
14 22 (12.94%) Windows
15 19 (11.18%) .NET
16 18 (10.59%) Physics
16 18 (10.59%) Linux
17 16 (9.41%) Microsoft
18 14 (8.24%) Web Development
18 14 (8.24%) Enterprise Software
19 13 (7.65%) PhD
19 13 (7.65%) PHP
20 11 (6.47%) Finance
20 11 (6.47%) SQL Server
21 10 (5.88%) Agile Software Development
21 10 (5.88%) Relational Database
21 10 (5.88%) SDLC
22 8 (4.71%) ASP.NET

Graduate Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in Berkshire 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 8 (4.71%) CMS
2 7 (4.12%) Drupal
3 4 (2.35%) Tomcat
4 3 (1.76%) Apache
4 3 (1.76%) IIS
4 3 (1.76%) Moodle
4 3 (1.76%) SharePoint
5 2 (1.18%) Apache Pig
5 2 (1.18%) Apache Spark
6 1 (0.59%) Sitecore CMS
6 1 (0.59%) Umbraco
Applications
1 6 (3.53%) Microsoft Office
2 3 (1.76%) Adobe After Effects
2 3 (1.76%) Adobe Captivate
2 3 (1.76%) Adobe Creative Suite
2 3 (1.76%) Adobe Illustrator
2 3 (1.76%) Adobe Premiere
2 3 (1.76%) Photoshop
3 1 (0.59%) Microsoft Excel
Cloud Services
1 3 (1.76%) Amazon AWS
1 3 (1.76%) Cloud Computing
1 3 (1.76%) G Suite
2 1 (0.59%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (0.59%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 3 (1.76%) 2G
1 3 (1.76%) 3G
1 3 (1.76%) 4G
1 3 (1.76%) DMZ
1 3 (1.76%) DNS
1 3 (1.76%) Firewall
1 3 (1.76%) Internet
1 3 (1.76%) Radio Access Network
1 3 (1.76%) VoLTE
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (6.47%) SQL Server
2 10 (5.88%) Relational Database
3 4 (2.35%) MySQL
4 3 (1.76%) Big Data
4 3 (1.76%) Hadoop
5 2 (1.18%) Apache Hive
5 2 (1.18%) HBase
5 2 (1.18%) Parquet
6 1 (0.59%) BusinessObjects
6 1 (0.59%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 6 (3.53%) Eclipse
2 5 (2.94%) Jenkins
2 5 (2.94%) Maven
3 4 (2.35%) Bugzilla
3 4 (2.35%) Subversion
3 4 (2.35%) Team Foundation Server
3 4 (2.35%) Trac
4 3 (1.76%) JIRA
4 3 (1.76%) Visual Studio
5 1 (0.59%) Atlassian Bamboo
5 1 (0.59%) Bitbucket
5 1 (0.59%) Git (software)
General
1 11 (6.47%) Finance
2 6 (3.53%) Telecoms
3 3 (1.76%) Advertising
4 2 (1.18%) Retail
5 1 (0.59%) Automotive
5 1 (0.59%) Electronics
5 1 (0.59%) Games
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 23 (13.53%) CSS
1 23 (13.53%) HTML
2 19 (11.18%) .NET
3 8 (4.71%) ASP.NET
3 8 (4.71%) Spring
3 8 (4.71%) Web Services
4 7 (4.12%) HTML5
5 6 (3.53%) ASP.NET MVC
6 5 (2.94%) AngularJS
6 5 (2.94%) JDBC
6 5 (2.94%) JSON
6 5 (2.94%) React
6 5 (2.94%) XML
7 4 (2.35%) Ajax
7 4 (2.35%) JMS
7 4 (2.35%) jQuery
7 4 (2.35%) Servlets
7 4 (2.35%) SOAP
7 4 (2.35%) Struts
7 4 (2.35%) WCF
Miscellaneous
1 82 (48.24%) Computer Science
2 14 (8.24%) Enterprise Software
3 6 (3.53%) Analytical Skills
4 3 (1.76%) e-Learning
4 3 (1.76%) Embedded Systems
4 3 (1.76%) Internet of Things
4 3 (1.76%) Mobile App
4 3 (1.76%) SCORM
4 3 (1.76%) VLE
5 2 (1.18%) Fintech
6 1 (0.59%) Smartphone
6 1 (0.59%) User Experience
6 1 (0.59%) Xbox
Operating Systems
1 22 (12.94%) Windows
2 18 (10.59%) Linux
3 3 (1.76%) Unix
4 1 (0.59%) Android
4 1 (0.59%) Apple iOS
4 1 (0.59%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 42 (24.71%) Software Engineering
2 34 (20.00%) Mathematics
3 25 (14.71%) OO
4 18 (10.59%) Physics
5 14 (8.24%) Web Development
6 10 (5.88%) Agile Software Development
6 10 (5.88%) SDLC
7 8 (4.71%) Business Intelligence
8 7 (4.12%) Analytics
8 7 (4.12%) Content Development
8 7 (4.12%) MVC
8 7 (4.12%) OOA/OOD
8 7 (4.12%) OOP
8 7 (4.12%) Scrum
9 6 (3.53%) Test Automation
10 5 (2.94%) Data Analytics
10 5 (2.94%) Presales
11 4 (2.35%) Coaching
11 4 (2.35%) Microservices
11 4 (2.35%) Mobile Development
Programming Languages
1 61 (35.88%) Java
2 56 (32.94%) C#
3 37 (21.76%) C++
4 35 (20.59%) SQL
5 33 (19.41%) Python
6 32 (18.82%) C
6 32 (18.82%) JavaScript
7 13 (7.65%) PHP
8 4 (2.35%) Shell Script
8 4 (2.35%) TypeScript
9 3 (1.76%) Google Apps Script
10 2 (1.18%) MATLAB
10 2 (1.18%) Scala
10 2 (1.18%) VB.NET
10 2 (1.18%) VBA
10 2 (1.18%) XAML
11 1 (0.59%) Bash Shell
11 1 (0.59%) Perl
11 1 (0.59%) PHP 7
11 1 (0.59%) VC++
Qualifications
1 109 (64.12%) Degree
2 31 (18.24%) Computer Science Degree
3 13 (7.65%) PhD
4 6 (3.53%) Master's Degree
5 4 (2.35%) Numerate Degree
6 3 (1.76%) DBS Check
7 1 (0.59%) HND
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (4.71%) QA
2 2 (1.18%) Data Quality
System Software
1 3 (1.76%) Active Directory
1 3 (1.76%) Virtual Machines
2 2 (1.18%) Apache Flume
2 2 (1.18%) HDFS
Vendors
1 16 (9.41%) Microsoft
2 3 (1.76%) Adobe
2 3 (1.76%) Google
3 1 (0.59%) Atlassian
3 1 (0.59%) Oracle
3 1 (0.59%) Red Hat
3 1 (0.59%) Sitecore
3 1 (0.59%) Tableau