Period
to 20 August 2018

The median annual salary for a Graduate was £25,500 in advertised job vacancies in Reading during the 6 months to 20 August 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
20 Aug 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 98 98 167
Rank change year-on-year 0 +69 -8
Permanent jobs requiring a Graduate 46 64 36
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Reading 1.98% 2.66% 1.00%
As % of the Job Titles category 2.03% 2.75% 1.04%
Number of salaries quoted 44 64 32
Reading median annual salary £25,500 £25,000 £25,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +2.00% - -
10th Percentile £20,500 £17,000 £18,000
90th Percentile £35,125 £32,500 £29,875
Berkshire median annual salary £27,500 £25,500 £26,000
% change year-on-year +7.84% -1.92% +6.12%

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 2,262 2,331 3,455
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 97.12% 96.88% 96.21%
Number of salaries quoted 1,925 1,892 2,721
Reading median annual salary £48,500 £47,250 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +2.65% -5.50% +11.11%
10th Percentile £27,500 £24,750 £29,750
90th Percentile £72,500 £71,225 £71,250
Berkshire median annual salary £50,000 £48,750 £50,000
% change year-on-year +2.56% -2.50% -

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 20 August 2018.

Salary histogram for Graduate in Reading

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

For the 6 months to 20 August 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 34 (73.91%) Degree
2 16 (34.78%) Python
3 12 (26.09%) Linux
3 12 (26.09%) SQL
4 9 (19.57%) Java
5 8 (17.39%) Microsoft
5 8 (17.39%) PhD
5 8 (17.39%) Computer Science
5 8 (17.39%) Visualisation
5 8 (17.39%) Machine Learning
5 8 (17.39%) Mentoring
5 8 (17.39%) Analytical Skills
6 7 (15.22%) Computer Vision
6 7 (15.22%) Self-Motivation
6 7 (15.22%) Deep Learning
6 7 (15.22%) OpenCV
6 7 (15.22%) Algorithms
6 7 (15.22%) Image Processing
6 7 (15.22%) Mathematics
6 7 (15.22%) Windows
6 7 (15.22%) Microsoft Excel
6 7 (15.22%) Neural Network
7 6 (13.04%) JavaScript
7 6 (13.04%) Web Development
8 5 (10.87%) Problem-Solving
8 5 (10.87%) Computer Science Degree
8 5 (10.87%) Social Media
8 5 (10.87%) Amazon AWS
8 5 (10.87%) C#
8 5 (10.87%) .NET

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 (2.17%) Apache
1 1 (2.17%) Apache Spark
1 1 (2.17%) CMS
1 1 (2.17%) Drupal
1 1 (2.17%) Elasticsearch
1 1 (2.17%) nginx
1 1 (2.17%) OpenStack
Applications
1 7 (15.22%) Microsoft Excel
2 1 (2.17%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 1 (2.17%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 5 (10.87%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (4.35%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (4.35%) SaaS
3 1 (2.17%) Amazon S3
3 1 (2.17%) Amazon SQS
3 1 (2.17%) Cloud Computing
3 1 (2.17%) Dynamics 365
3 1 (2.17%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 1 (2.17%) Internet
1 1 (2.17%) Network Security
1 1 (2.17%) SMS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (4.35%) SQL Server
2 1 (2.17%) Big Data
2 1 (2.17%) Geospatial Data
2 1 (2.17%) MySQL
2 1 (2.17%) Text Mining
Development Applications
1 2 (4.35%) Visual Studio
1 2 (4.35%) webpack
2 1 (2.17%) Git (software)
General
1 3 (6.52%) Finance
1 3 (6.52%) Marketing
2 1 (2.17%) Law
2 1 (2.17%) Manufacturing
2 1 (2.17%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (15.22%) OpenCV
2 5 (10.87%) .NET
2 5 (10.87%) CSS
2 5 (10.87%) HTML
3 3 (6.52%) AngularJS
3 3 (6.52%) ASP.NET
4 2 (4.35%) Angular 2
4 2 (4.35%) Web Services
5 1 (2.17%) Ajax
5 1 (2.17%) Elastic Stack
5 1 (2.17%) jQuery
5 1 (2.17%) Laravel
5 1 (2.17%) LEMP Stack
5 1 (2.17%) Memcached
5 1 (2.17%) Natural Language Processing
Miscellaneous
1 8 (17.39%) Analytical Skills
1 8 (17.39%) Computer Science
2 7 (15.22%) Algorithms
2 7 (15.22%) Self-Motivation
3 5 (10.87%) Social Media
4 4 (8.70%) Data Centre
5 2 (4.35%) Blog
5 2 (4.35%) Mobile App
6 1 (2.17%) Analytical Mindset
6 1 (2.17%) Fintech
Operating Systems
1 12 (26.09%) Linux
2 7 (15.22%) Windows
3 4 (8.70%) Unix
4 2 (4.35%) Apple iOS
5 1 (2.17%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (17.39%) Machine Learning
1 8 (17.39%) Mentoring
1 8 (17.39%) Visualisation
2 7 (15.22%) Computer Vision
2 7 (15.22%) Deep Learning
2 7 (15.22%) Image Processing
2 7 (15.22%) Mathematics
2 7 (15.22%) Neural Network
3 6 (13.04%) Web Development
4 5 (10.87%) Problem-Solving
4 5 (10.87%) Software Engineering
5 4 (8.70%) DevOps
5 4 (8.70%) Mobile Development
5 4 (8.70%) Physics
6 3 (6.52%) Continuous Integration
6 3 (6.52%) CRM
6 3 (6.52%) SEO
7 2 (4.35%) Chemistry
7 2 (4.35%) Digital Marketing
7 2 (4.35%) Pay per click
Programming Languages
1 16 (34.78%) Python
2 12 (26.09%) SQL
3 9 (19.57%) Java
4 6 (13.04%) JavaScript
5 5 (10.87%) C#
6 4 (8.70%) Bash Shell
6 4 (8.70%) PHP
6 4 (8.70%) PowerShell
7 2 (4.35%) Objective-C
7 2 (4.35%) VBA
8 1 (2.17%) C++
8 1 (2.17%) MATLAB
8 1 (2.17%) R
8 1 (2.17%) Scala
Qualifications
1 34 (73.91%) Degree
2 8 (17.39%) PhD
3 5 (10.87%) Computer Science Degree
4 3 (6.52%) Numerate Degree
5 2 (4.35%) Master's Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.17%) QA
System Software
1 1 (2.17%) Docker
Systems Management
1 1 (2.17%) Kibana
1 1 (2.17%) logstash
1 1 (2.17%) Puppet
Vendors
1 8 (17.39%) Microsoft
2 4 (8.70%) Cisco
3 2 (4.35%) Capita