Period
to 18 February 2018

The median annual salary for a Graduate was £25,500 in advertised job vacancies in Reading during the 6 months to 18 February 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 Feb 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 105 113 164
Rank change year-on-year +8 +51 -7
Permanent jobs requiring a Graduate 54 61 50
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Reading 2.10% 2.11% 1.10%
As % of the Job Titles category 2.19% 2.18% 1.16%
Number of salaries quoted 51 58 49
Reading median annual salary £25,500 £27,500 £25,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -7.27% +10.00% +4.17%
10th Percentile £17,250 £21,100 £20,200
90th Percentile £32,500 £38,500 £32,500
Berkshire median annual salary £27,500 £27,500 £26,000
% change year-on-year - +5.77% +8.33%

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 2,464 2,800 4,309
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 95.99% 96.95% 95.23%
Number of salaries quoted 2,066 2,089 3,489
Reading median annual salary £46,000 £47,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -3.16% +5.56% -5.26%
10th Percentile £26,250 £26,250 £27,500
90th Percentile £75,000 £71,250 £68,750
Berkshire median annual salary £47,500 £50,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year -5.00% - +5.26%

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 February 2018.

Salary histogram for Graduate in Reading

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

For the 6 months to 18 February 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 (46.30%) Degree
2 23 (42.59%) Java
3 14 (25.93%) Computer Science
4 13 (24.07%) C++
5 12 (22.22%) PHP
5 12 (22.22%) Python
5 12 (22.22%) Mathematics
6 11 (20.37%) SQL
6 11 (20.37%) JavaScript
7 10 (18.52%) C#
8 9 (16.67%) Finance
8 9 (16.67%) Software Engineering
9 8 (14.81%) Linux
9 8 (14.81%) Computer Science Degree
10 7 (12.96%) OO
10 7 (12.96%) Mac OS X
10 7 (12.96%) .NET
10 7 (12.96%) SEO
10 7 (12.96%) Pay per click
10 7 (12.96%) Marketing
10 7 (12.96%) Web Development
10 7 (12.96%) Agile Software Development
10 7 (12.96%) Open Source
10 7 (12.96%) Social Media
11 6 (11.11%) Drupal
11 6 (11.11%) CMS
11 6 (11.11%) SQL Server
11 6 (11.11%) OOP
11 6 (11.11%) Content Development
12 5 (9.26%) CSS

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 6 (11.11%) CMS
1 6 (11.11%) Drupal
2 3 (5.56%) WebLogic
3 2 (3.70%) Apache Pig
3 2 (3.70%) Apache Spark
Applications
1 1 (1.85%) Microsoft Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (3.70%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 4 (7.41%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (3.70%) Dynamics 365
3 1 (1.85%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (1.85%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (11.11%) SQL Server
2 3 (5.56%) Hadoop
3 2 (3.70%) Apache Hive
3 2 (3.70%) Big Data
3 2 (3.70%) HBase
3 2 (3.70%) MySQL
3 2 (3.70%) Parquet
3 2 (3.70%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 2 (3.70%) Jenkins
1 2 (3.70%) JIRA
1 2 (3.70%) Maven
2 1 (1.85%) Visual Studio
General
1 9 (16.67%) Finance
2 7 (12.96%) Marketing
3 4 (7.41%) Manufacturing
4 2 (3.70%) Financial Institution
4 2 (3.70%) Law
4 2 (3.70%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (12.96%) .NET
2 5 (9.26%) CSS
2 5 (9.26%) HTML
3 3 (5.56%) Ajax
3 3 (5.56%) Java EE
3 3 (5.56%) JMS
3 3 (5.56%) jQuery
3 3 (5.56%) Spring
4 2 (3.70%) Apache Avro
4 2 (3.70%) HTML5
4 2 (3.70%) Kafka
5 1 (1.85%) ASP.NET
5 1 (1.85%) J2EE
Miscellaneous
1 14 (25.93%) Computer Science
2 7 (12.96%) Social Media
3 2 (3.70%) Smartphone
4 1 (1.85%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (1.85%) Data Centre
4 1 (1.85%) Linux Command Line
Operating Systems
1 8 (14.81%) Linux
2 7 (12.96%) Mac OS X
3 5 (9.26%) Unix
4 3 (5.56%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (22.22%) Mathematics
2 9 (16.67%) Software Engineering
3 7 (12.96%) Agile Software Development
3 7 (12.96%) OO
3 7 (12.96%) Open Source
3 7 (12.96%) Pay per click
3 7 (12.96%) SEO
3 7 (12.96%) Web Development
4 6 (11.11%) Content Development
4 6 (11.11%) OOP
5 4 (7.41%) 3D Modelling
5 4 (7.41%) CAD
5 4 (7.41%) CRM
5 4 (7.41%) DevOps
5 4 (7.41%) Test Automation
6 3 (5.56%) Analytics
6 3 (5.56%) Data Analytics
6 3 (5.56%) Mentoring
7 2 (3.70%) Case Management
7 2 (3.70%) MapReduce
Programming Languages
1 23 (42.59%) Java
2 13 (24.07%) C++
3 12 (22.22%) PHP
3 12 (22.22%) Python
4 11 (20.37%) JavaScript
4 11 (20.37%) SQL
5 10 (18.52%) C#
6 2 (3.70%) Bourne shell
6 2 (3.70%) Scala
6 2 (3.70%) Shell Script
7 1 (1.85%) Bash Shell
7 1 (1.85%) C
7 1 (1.85%) MATLAB
7 1 (1.85%) Perl
7 1 (1.85%) PHP 7
7 1 (1.85%) PowerShell
7 1 (1.85%) VBA
Qualifications
1 25 (46.30%) Degree
2 8 (14.81%) Computer Science Degree
3 4 (7.41%) PhD
4 1 (1.85%) HND
System Software
1 3 (5.56%) Docker
2 2 (3.70%) Apache Flume
2 2 (3.70%) HDFS
2 2 (3.70%) Hyper-V
Vendors
1 5 (9.26%) Oracle
2 4 (7.41%) Microsoft
3 2 (3.70%) Cisco
3 2 (3.70%) VMware
4 1 (1.85%) Capita