Period
to 18 November 2018

The median annual salary for a Graduate was £32,500 in advertised job vacancies in Reading during the 6 months to 18 November 2018.

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

Graduate
Berkshire > Reading
6 months to
18 Nov 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 114 90 146
Rank change year-on-year -24 +56 +16
Permanent jobs requiring a Graduate 35 64 50
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Reading 1.65% 2.74% 1.44%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.72% 2.85% 1.49%
Number of salaries quoted 35 63 44
Reading median annual salary £32,500 £25,000 £27,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +30.00% -9.09% +10.00%
10th Percentile £20,200 £17,000 £21,750
90th Percentile £36,250 £32,500 £38,500
Berkshire median annual salary £27,500 £25,000 £27,500
% change year-on-year +10.00% -9.09% +10.00%

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Reading. 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
Reading
Permanent vacancies in Reading with a recognized job title 2,039 2,246 3,354
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 96.36% 96.02% 96.32%
Number of salaries quoted 1,743 1,841 2,516
Reading median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.26% -5.00% +11.11%
10th Percentile £28,500 £25,000 £27,500
90th Percentile £75,000 £75,000 £72,500
Berkshire median annual salary £52,250 £47,500 £50,000
% change year-on-year +10.00% -5.00% +3.09%

Graduate
Job Vacancy Trend in Reading

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

Job vacancy trend for Graduate in Reading

Graduate
Salary Trend in Reading

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

Salary trend for Graduate in Reading

Graduate
Salary Histogram in Reading

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Graduate in Reading over the 6 months to 18 November 2018.

Salary histogram for Graduate in Reading

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

For the 6 months to 18 November 2018, Graduate job roles required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all permanent job ads across the Reading region featuring Graduate in the job title.

1 25 (71.43%) Degree
2 20 (57.14%) Microsoft
3 14 (40.00%) Software Engineering
4 13 (37.14%) Web Development
4 13 (37.14%) Social Media
5 12 (34.29%) Computer Science
5 12 (34.29%) Mobile Development
6 11 (31.43%) Computer Science Degree
6 11 (31.43%) C#
6 11 (31.43%) JavaScript
7 10 (28.57%) HTML
7 10 (28.57%) Objective-C
7 10 (28.57%) Continuous Integration
7 10 (28.57%) Apple iOS
7 10 (28.57%) iOS Development
7 10 (28.57%) Mobile App
8 8 (22.86%) Java
8 8 (22.86%) Python
9 7 (20.00%) .NET
9 7 (20.00%) SQL Server
9 7 (20.00%) Microsoft Azure
9 7 (20.00%) SaaS
9 7 (20.00%) Mathematics
10 6 (17.14%) AngularJS
10 6 (17.14%) Visual Studio
10 6 (17.14%) CSS
10 6 (17.14%) Web Services
10 6 (17.14%) Linux
10 6 (17.14%) Continuous Delivery
10 6 (17.14%) webpack

Graduate Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in Reading 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 1 (2.86%) Apache
1 1 (2.86%) IIS
1 1 (2.86%) nginx
1 1 (2.86%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 4 (11.43%) Microsoft Excel
2 1 (2.86%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 7 (20.00%) Microsoft Azure
1 7 (20.00%) SaaS
2 5 (14.29%) Amazon AWS
3 4 (11.43%) Cloud Computing
4 1 (2.86%) Google Cloud Platform
Communications & Networking
1 5 (14.29%) Skype
2 4 (11.43%) H.323
3 2 (5.71%) VPN
4 1 (2.86%) DHCP
4 1 (2.86%) DNS
4 1 (2.86%) Firewall
4 1 (2.86%) FTP
4 1 (2.86%) Internet
4 1 (2.86%) SMS
4 1 (2.86%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (20.00%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 6 (17.14%) Visual Studio
1 6 (17.14%) webpack
General
1 2 (5.71%) Marketing
2 1 (2.86%) Finance
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (28.57%) HTML
2 7 (20.00%) .NET
3 6 (17.14%) Angular 2
3 6 (17.14%) AngularJS
3 6 (17.14%) CSS
3 6 (17.14%) Web Services
4 4 (11.43%) Django
4 4 (11.43%) HTML5
4 4 (11.43%) WebRTC
5 1 (2.86%) ASP.NET
5 1 (2.86%) ASP.NET MVC
5 1 (2.86%) LDAP
5 1 (2.86%) Spring
5 1 (2.86%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 13 (37.14%) Social Media
2 12 (34.29%) Computer Science
3 10 (28.57%) Mobile App
4 5 (14.29%) Analytical Skills
5 4 (11.43%) User Experience
5 4 (11.43%) Video Conferencing
6 1 (2.86%) Analytical Mindset
6 1 (2.86%) Blog
6 1 (2.86%) Linux Command Line
Operating Systems
1 10 (28.57%) Apple iOS
2 6 (17.14%) Linux
3 4 (11.43%) Android
4 2 (5.71%) Windows
4 2 (5.71%) Windows Server
5 1 (2.86%) Unix
5 1 (2.86%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (40.00%) Software Engineering
2 13 (37.14%) Web Development
3 12 (34.29%) Mobile Development
4 10 (28.57%) Continuous Integration
4 10 (28.57%) iOS Development
5 7 (20.00%) Mathematics
6 6 (17.14%) API Development
6 6 (17.14%) Continuous Delivery
6 6 (17.14%) Front End Development
7 4 (11.43%) Android Development
7 4 (11.43%) High Availability
7 4 (11.43%) OO
7 4 (11.43%) OOP
8 3 (8.57%) Mentoring
8 3 (8.57%) Physics
8 3 (8.57%) Problem-Solving
9 2 (5.71%) Chemistry
9 2 (5.71%) SEO
10 1 (2.86%) Agile Software Development
10 1 (2.86%) Scrum
Programming Languages
1 11 (31.43%) C#
1 11 (31.43%) JavaScript
2 10 (28.57%) Objective-C
3 8 (22.86%) Java
3 8 (22.86%) Python
4 5 (14.29%) Go
4 5 (14.29%) Ruby
4 5 (14.29%) SQL
5 4 (11.43%) Assembly Language
6 1 (2.86%) PHP
6 1 (2.86%) PowerShell
6 1 (2.86%) VBA
Qualifications
1 25 (71.43%) Degree
2 11 (31.43%) Computer Science Degree
3 2 (5.71%) Numerate Degree
4 1 (2.86%) PhD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.86%) QA
System Software
1 5 (14.29%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (2.86%) Active Directory
2 1 (2.86%) Docker
2 1 (2.86%) Hyper-V
2 1 (2.86%) iptables
2 1 (2.86%) Virtual Machines
2 1 (2.86%) VirtualBox
2 1 (2.86%) VMware ESXi
2 1 (2.86%) Xen
Systems Management
1 1 (2.86%) Graphite
1 1 (2.86%) Kibana
1 1 (2.86%) Nagios
1 1 (2.86%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 20 (57.14%) Microsoft
2 5 (14.29%) Google
2 5 (14.29%) VMware
3 1 (2.86%) Centreon