The median annual salary for a Graduate was £25,000 in advertised job vacancies in Reading during the 3 months to 25 March 2017.

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

3 months to
25 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Graduate
Berkshire / Reading
Rank 80 125 128
Rank change year-on-year +45 +3  
Permanent jobs requiring a Graduate 31 20 20
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Reading 2.49% 1.03% 0.84%
As % of the Job Titles category 2.56% 1.10% 0.89%
Number of salaries quoted 30 16 19
Median salary £25,000 £26,500 £22,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -5.66% +17.77%  
90% offered a salary of more than £17,000 £21,250 £19,000
10% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £30,000 £25,500
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 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 1211 1824 2254
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Reading 97.27% 93.78% 94.79%
Number of salaries quoted 937 1474 1541
Median salary £45,000 £47,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -5.26% +5.55%  
90% offered a salary of more than £26,000 £30,000 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £70,000 £65,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,000 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +1.20% +3.75%  

Graduate
Job Vacancy Trend in 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 25 March 2017.

Salary histogram for Graduate in Reading

Graduate Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Reading

For the 6 months to 25 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 Reading region featuring Graduate in the job title.

1 38 (54.29%) C#
2 36 (51.43%) Degree
3 33 (47.14%) .NET
4 24 (34.29%) Java
4 24 (34.29%) Microsoft
5 23 (32.86%) C++
5 23 (32.86%) Computer Science
6 19 (27.14%) JavaScript
7 18 (25.71%) Mathematics
8 16 (22.86%) HTML
8 16 (22.86%) SQL
9 13 (18.57%) CSS
10 10 (14.29%) Python
10 10 (14.29%) Web Development
11 9 (12.86%) Agile Software Development
11 9 (12.86%) OO
11 9 (12.86%) Finance
12 8 (11.43%) PHP
12 8 (11.43%) Marketing
13 7 (10.00%) Statistics
13 7 (10.00%) Business Development
13 7 (10.00%) MATLAB
13 7 (10.00%) Advertising
13 7 (10.00%) Migration
13 7 (10.00%) Scrum
14 6 (8.57%) Windows
14 6 (8.57%) Unit Testing
14 6 (8.57%) TDD
14 6 (8.57%) Software Engineering
14 6 (8.57%) AngularJS

Graduate Skill Set
Top Related 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 (7.14%) CMS
1 5 (7.14%) Umbraco
2 3 (4.29%) Drupal
3 2 (2.86%) Tomcat
4 1 (1.43%) Apache
4 1 (1.43%) JBoss
Cloud Services
1 5 (7.14%) Microsoft Azure
2 3 (4.29%) SaaS
3 1 (1.43%) Google App Engine
3 1 (1.43%) Google Cloud Platform
Communications & Networking
1 1 (1.43%) CTI
1 1 (1.43%) DNS
1 1 (1.43%) Firewall
1 1 (1.43%) SSL
1 1 (1.43%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (4.29%) SQL Server
2 1 (1.43%) Big Data
2 1 (1.43%) MySQL
2 1 (1.43%) QGIS
Development Applications
1 5 (7.14%) FitNesse
1 5 (7.14%) Visual Studio
2 1 (1.43%) Cucumber
2 1 (1.43%) Selenium
General
1 9 (12.86%) Finance
2 8 (11.43%) Marketing
3 7 (10.00%) Advertising
4 2 (2.86%) Military
5 1 (1.43%) Banking
5 1 (1.43%) Retail
5 1 (1.43%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 33 (47.14%) .NET
2 16 (22.86%) HTML
3 13 (18.57%) CSS
4 6 (8.57%) AngularJS
5 5 (7.14%) DCOM
5 5 (7.14%) MAPI
5 5 (7.14%) WCF
5 5 (7.14%) Web Services
5 5 (7.14%) WPF
6 3 (4.29%) Ajax
6 3 (4.29%) jQuery
7 2 (2.86%) CSS3
7 2 (2.86%) HTML5
8 1 (1.43%) Leaflet
8 1 (1.43%) OpenLayers
8 1 (1.43%) REST
8 1 (1.43%) RESTful
8 1 (1.43%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 23 (32.86%) Computer Science
2 6 (8.57%) Mobile App
3 5 (7.14%) Enterprise Software
3 5 (7.14%) Social Media
4 1 (1.43%) Driving Licence
4 1 (1.43%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 6 (8.57%) Windows
2 5 (7.14%) Android
3 2 (2.86%) Apple iOS
3 2 (2.86%) Linux
4 1 (1.43%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (25.71%) Mathematics
2 10 (14.29%) Web Development
3 9 (12.86%) Agile Software Development
3 9 (12.86%) OO
4 7 (10.00%) Business Development
4 7 (10.00%) Migration
4 7 (10.00%) Scrum
4 7 (10.00%) Statistics
5 6 (8.57%) Software Engineering
5 6 (8.57%) TDD
5 6 (8.57%) Unit Testing
6 5 (7.14%) ATDD
6 5 (7.14%) Business Intelligence
6 5 (7.14%) Continuous Improvement
6 5 (7.14%) Multithreading
6 5 (7.14%) OOD
6 5 (7.14%) OOP
7 3 (4.29%) Logistics
7 3 (4.29%) MVC
7 3 (4.29%) Web Application Development
Programming Languages
1 38 (54.29%) C#
2 24 (34.29%) Java
3 23 (32.86%) C++
4 19 (27.14%) JavaScript
5 16 (22.86%) SQL
6 10 (14.29%) Python
7 8 (11.43%) PHP
8 7 (10.00%) MATLAB
9 1 (1.43%) Bash Shell
9 1 (1.43%) C
9 1 (1.43%) Perl
9 1 (1.43%) Shell Script
9 1 (1.43%) Tcl
9 1 (1.43%) VB
Qualifications
1 36 (51.43%) Degree
2 2 (2.86%) SC Cleared
2 2 (2.86%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (2.86%) PMO
2 1 (1.43%) SDET
System Software
1 1 (1.43%) Virtual Machines
Vendors
1 24 (34.29%) Microsoft
2 2 (2.86%) Google
3 1 (1.43%) Oracle
3 1 (1.43%) Red Hat
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