The median annual salary for a Graduate was £27,500 in advertised job vacancies in Reading during the 3 months to 24 June 2017.

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

Graduate
Berkshire / Reading
3 months to
24 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 71 119 110
Rank change year-on-year +48 -9  
Permanent jobs requiring a Graduate 35 17 34
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Reading 2.70% 0.95% 1.48%
As % of the Job Titles category 2.78% 0.99% 1.53%
Number of salaries quoted 35 16 28
Median salary £27,500 £25,000 £26,250
Median salary % change year-on-year +10.00% -4.76%  
90% offered a salary of more than £18,000 £18,000 £21,550
10% offered a salary of more than £32,100 £26,250 £31,500
UK excluding London median salary £25,000 £25,000 £24,500
% change year-on-year - +2.04%  

The next table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all job roles in permanent job vacancies advertised in Reading. 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
Reading
Permanent job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 1259 1721 2215
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Reading 97.07% 96.41% 96.30%
Number of salaries quoted 1038 1362 1659
Median salary £47,000 £50,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -6.00% +11.11%  
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £31,500 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £70,000 £68,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +2.40% +3.75%  

Graduate
Job Vacancy Trend in Reading

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

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 3 months to 24 June 2017.

Salary histogram for Graduate in Reading

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

For the 6 months to 24 June 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 Reading region featuring Graduate in the job title.

1 34 (51.52%) Degree
2 26 (39.39%) C#
3 24 (36.36%) Java
3 24 (36.36%) Computer Science
4 20 (30.30%) JavaScript
5 18 (27.27%) HTML
5 18 (27.27%) Mathematics
6 17 (25.76%) C++
6 17 (25.76%) CSS
6 17 (25.76%) .NET
7 14 (21.21%) Microsoft
8 12 (18.18%) Computer Science Degree
9 9 (13.64%) Web Development
10 8 (12.12%) PHP
10 8 (12.12%) Finance
11 7 (10.61%) SQL
11 7 (10.61%) Python
11 7 (10.61%) Mobile App
12 6 (9.09%) HTML5
12 6 (9.09%) CSS3
12 6 (9.09%) OO
12 6 (9.09%) Advertising
13 5 (7.58%) CMS
13 5 (7.58%) MATLAB
13 5 (7.58%) C
13 5 (7.58%) AngularJS
13 5 (7.58%) Umbraco
14 4 (6.06%) Software Engineering
14 4 (6.06%) Agile Software Development
14 4 (6.06%) Social Media

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 5 (7.58%) CMS
1 5 (7.58%) Umbraco
2 3 (4.55%) Drupal
2 3 (4.55%) SharePoint
3 1 (1.52%) Sitecore CMS
Applications
1 1 (1.52%) Microsoft Excel
1 1 (1.52%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 4 (6.06%) Microsoft Azure
2 3 (4.55%) SaaS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (6.06%) SQL Server
2 1 (1.52%) Big Data
2 1 (1.52%) QGIS
General
1 8 (12.12%) Finance
2 6 (9.09%) Advertising
3 3 (4.55%) Marketing
4 2 (3.03%) Games
5 1 (1.52%) Banking
5 1 (1.52%) Retail
5 1 (1.52%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 18 (27.27%) HTML
2 17 (25.76%) .NET
2 17 (25.76%) CSS
3 6 (9.09%) CSS3
3 6 (9.09%) HTML5
4 5 (7.58%) AngularJS
5 3 (4.55%) Ajax
5 3 (4.55%) jQuery
6 2 (3.03%) ASP.NET
6 2 (3.03%) ASP.NET MVC
7 1 (1.52%) JSON
7 1 (1.52%) Leaflet
7 1 (1.52%) OpenLayers
7 1 (1.52%) RESTful
7 1 (1.52%) XML
7 1 (1.52%) YAML
Miscellaneous
1 24 (36.36%) Computer Science
2 7 (10.61%) Mobile App
3 4 (6.06%) Social Media
4 3 (4.55%) Embedded Systems
4 3 (4.55%) User Experience
5 2 (3.03%) Analytical Skills
5 2 (3.03%) Xbox
Operating Systems
1 4 (6.06%) Android
2 2 (3.03%) Apple iOS
2 2 (3.03%) Linux
3 1 (1.52%) Solaris
3 1 (1.52%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (27.27%) Mathematics
2 9 (13.64%) Web Development
3 6 (9.09%) OO
4 4 (6.06%) Agile Software Development
4 4 (6.06%) Business Intelligence
4 4 (6.06%) Software Engineering
5 3 (4.55%) Business Development
5 3 (4.55%) Case Management
5 3 (4.55%) CRM
5 3 (4.55%) Front End Development
5 3 (4.55%) Mobile Application Development
5 3 (4.55%) MVC
5 3 (4.55%) OOP
5 3 (4.55%) Scrum
5 3 (4.55%) User Stories
5 3 (4.55%) Web Application Development
6 2 (3.03%) Data Protection
6 2 (3.03%) Presales
7 1 (1.52%) Responsive Web Design
7 1 (1.52%) Test Automation
Programming Languages
1 26 (39.39%) C#
2 24 (36.36%) Java
3 20 (30.30%) JavaScript
4 17 (25.76%) C++
5 8 (12.12%) PHP
6 7 (10.61%) Python
6 7 (10.61%) SQL
7 5 (7.58%) C
7 5 (7.58%) MATLAB
8 2 (3.03%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 34 (51.52%) Degree
2 12 (18.18%) Computer Science Degree
3 1 (1.52%) Numerate Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.52%) QA
Vendors
1 14 (21.21%) Microsoft
2 1 (1.52%) Google
2 1 (1.52%) Sitecore
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