The median annual salary for a Graduate was £25,500 in advertised job vacancies in Berkshire during the 3 months to 28 March 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
3 months to
28 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 103 136 168
Rank change year-on-year +33 +32  
Permanent jobs requiring a Graduate 81 88 69
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Berkshire 2.40% 1.76% 1.26%
As % of the Job Titles category 2.52% 1.86% 1.32%
Number of salaries quoted 74 58 62
Median salary £25,500 £26,000 £22,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -1.92% +15.55%  
90% offered a salary of more than £19,650 £21,500 £19,500
10% offered a salary of more than £36,000 £30,000 £30,000
UK excluding London median salary £25,000 £25,000 £24,000
% change year-on-year - +4.16%  

The next table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all job roles in permanent job vacancies advertised in Berkshire. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such, the figures in the first row provide an indication of the number of permanent jobs in our overall sample.

IT Job Roles
Berkshire
Permanent job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 3208 4724 5222
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Berkshire 95.02% 94.71% 95.52%
Number of salaries quoted 2602 3865 3870
Median salary £47,500 £50,000 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -5.00% +5.26%  
90% offered a salary of more than £27,000 £28,500 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £70,000 £68,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,000 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +1.20% +3.75%  

Graduate
Job Vacancy Trend in Berkshire

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Berkshire that featured Graduate in the job title.

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 3 months to 28 March 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 3 months to 28 March 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Reading +43 30 £25,000 -5.66% 4
Newbury +24 12 £32,500 - 3
Bracknell -15 11 £30,000 +15.38% 1
Maidenhead -6 4 £28,500 -5.00%
Ascot - 4 £25,000 -
Slough +20 3 £23,500 +4.44%
Wokingham +3 2 £25,000 -
Graduate
South East

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

For the 6 months to 28 March 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.

1 102 (62.96%) Degree
2 78 (48.15%) C#
3 75 (46.30%) Computer Science
4 62 (38.27%) Java
5 56 (34.57%) C++
6 55 (33.95%) .NET
7 47 (29.01%) Mathematics
8 43 (26.54%) Software Engineering
9 41 (25.31%) SQL
10 40 (24.69%) JavaScript
10 40 (24.69%) Python
11 38 (23.46%) Microsoft
12 32 (19.75%) HTML
13 29 (17.90%) CSS
14 27 (16.67%) C
15 23 (14.20%) Physics
16 21 (12.96%) OO
17 18 (11.11%) Web Development
18 17 (10.49%) OOP
19 15 (9.26%) ASP.NET
19 15 (9.26%) Agile Software Development
19 15 (9.26%) Finance
20 13 (8.02%) TDD
21 12 (7.41%) MVC
21 12 (7.41%) SQL Server
21 12 (7.41%) Relational Database
22 11 (6.79%) Marketing
22 11 (6.79%) Statistics
22 11 (6.79%) Web Services
22 11 (6.79%) Migration

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 5 (3.09%) CMS
1 5 (3.09%) Umbraco
2 3 (1.85%) Drupal
3 2 (1.23%) Tomcat
4 1 (0.62%) Apache
4 1 (0.62%) JBoss
Applications
1 9 (5.56%) MS Excel
2 3 (1.85%) MS Office
3 2 (1.23%) Adobe Illustrator
3 2 (1.23%) MS Visio
3 2 (1.23%) Photoshop
4 1 (0.62%) MS PowerPoint
4 1 (0.62%) MS Project
Cloud Services
1 6 (3.70%) Microsoft Azure
2 3 (1.85%) SaaS
3 2 (1.23%) GitHub
4 1 (0.62%) Cloud Computing
4 1 (0.62%) Google App Engine
4 1 (0.62%) Google Cloud Platform
Communications & Networking
1 4 (2.47%) Kerberos
2 3 (1.85%) DNS
2 3 (1.85%) Internet
2 3 (1.85%) TCP/IP
3 2 (1.23%) DHCP
3 2 (1.23%) FTP
3 2 (1.23%) HTTP
3 2 (1.23%) LDAP
3 2 (1.23%) SNMP
4 1 (0.62%) CTI
4 1 (0.62%) Firewall
4 1 (0.62%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (7.41%) Relational Database
1 12 (7.41%) SQL Server
2 5 (3.09%) Big Data
3 2 (1.23%) Hadoop
4 1 (0.62%) MySQL
4 1 (0.62%) QGIS
Development Applications
1 6 (3.70%) Bugzilla
2 5 (3.09%) FitNesse
2 5 (3.09%) Visual Studio
3 4 (2.47%) Subversion
3 4 (2.47%) Team Foundation Server
3 4 (2.47%) Trac
4 3 (1.85%) Git (software)
4 3 (1.85%) Octopus Deploy
4 3 (1.85%) TeamCity
5 2 (1.23%) Eclipse
5 2 (1.23%) Jenkins
5 2 (1.23%) Maven
5 2 (1.23%) Selenium
6 1 (0.62%) Cucumber
6 1 (0.62%) JMeter
General
1 15 (9.26%) Finance
2 11 (6.79%) Marketing
3 8 (4.94%) Telecoms
4 7 (4.32%) Advertising
5 6 (3.70%) Banking
6 2 (1.23%) Automotive
6 2 (1.23%) Legal
6 2 (1.23%) Manufacturing
6 2 (1.23%) Military
7 1 (0.62%) Electronics
7 1 (0.62%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 55 (33.95%) .NET
2 32 (19.75%) HTML
3 29 (17.90%) CSS
4 15 (9.26%) ASP.NET
5 11 (6.79%) Web Services
6 10 (6.17%) Ajax
7 9 (5.56%) AngularJS
7 9 (5.56%) WCF
8 8 (4.94%) jQuery
8 8 (4.94%) WPF
9 7 (4.32%) Spring
9 7 (4.32%) XML
10 6 (3.70%) ASP.NET MVC
10 6 (3.70%) Hibernate
10 6 (3.70%) JDBC
10 6 (3.70%) JMS
10 6 (3.70%) SOAP
10 6 (3.70%) Struts
10 6 (3.70%) XSLT
11 5 (3.09%) Backbone.js
Miscellaneous
1 75 (46.30%) Computer Science
2 10 (6.17%) Enterprise Software
3 8 (4.94%) Mobile App
4 5 (3.09%) Social Media
5 4 (2.47%) Digital Media
6 3 (1.85%) Analytical Skills
7 2 (1.23%) Embedded Systems
7 2 (1.23%) Graphic Design
7 2 (1.23%) Internet of Things
7 2 (1.23%) iPad
8 1 (0.62%) Driving Licence
8 1 (0.62%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 10 (6.17%) Linux
2 7 (4.32%) Android
2 7 (4.32%) Windows
3 6 (3.70%) Unix
4 4 (2.47%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 47 (29.01%) Mathematics
2 43 (26.54%) Software Engineering
3 23 (14.20%) Physics
4 21 (12.96%) OO
5 18 (11.11%) Web Development
6 17 (10.49%) OOP
7 15 (9.26%) Agile Software Development
8 13 (8.02%) TDD
9 12 (7.41%) MVC
10 11 (6.79%) Migration
10 11 (6.79%) Scrum
10 11 (6.79%) Statistics
11 10 (6.17%) SOA
12 9 (5.56%) Time Management
13 7 (4.32%) Business Development
13 7 (4.32%) Unit Testing
14 6 (3.70%) Business Intelligence
14 6 (3.70%) Coaching
15 5 (3.09%) OOD
15 5 (3.09%) SDLC
Programming Languages
1 78 (48.15%) C#
2 62 (38.27%) Java
3 56 (34.57%) C++
4 41 (25.31%) SQL
5 40 (24.69%) JavaScript
5 40 (24.69%) Python
6 27 (16.67%) C
7 9 (5.56%) MATLAB
8 8 (4.94%) PHP
9 6 (3.70%) T-SQL
10 4 (2.47%) Shell Script
10 4 (2.47%) TypeScript
11 3 (1.85%) Bash Shell
11 3 (1.85%) Embedded C++
11 3 (1.85%) VB.NET
12 2 (1.23%) Ruby
13 1 (0.62%) Perl
13 1 (0.62%) Tcl
13 1 (0.62%) VB
Qualifications
1 102 (62.96%) Degree
2 2 (1.23%) SC Cleared
2 2 (1.23%) Security Cleared
3 1 (0.62%) PhD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (1.23%) PMO
2 1 (0.62%) QA
2 1 (0.62%) SDET
System Software
1 2 (1.23%) Docker
1 2 (1.23%) NFS
2 1 (0.62%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 2 (1.23%) Ansible
1 2 (1.23%) Opscode Chef
1 2 (1.23%) Puppet
1 2 (1.23%) Salt
Vendors
1 38 (23.46%) Microsoft
2 3 (1.85%) Avid
3 2 (1.23%) Google
3 2 (1.23%) SaltStack
3 2 (1.23%) Xamarin
4 1 (0.62%) Oracle
4 1 (0.62%) Red Hat
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