Period
to 24 May 2018

The median annual salary for a Graduate was £25,500 in advertised job vacancies in Reading during the 6 months to 24 May 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
24 May 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 95 98 164
Rank change year-on-year +3 +66 +2
Permanent jobs requiring a Graduate 55 65 44
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Reading 2.18% 2.57% 1.15%
As % of the Job Titles category 2.26% 2.62% 1.21%
Number of salaries quoted 50 65 39
Reading median annual salary £25,500 £26,000 £25,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -1.92% +4.00% +4.17%
10th Percentile £20,500 £17,000 £18,000
90th Percentile £32,500 £32,500 £32,500
Berkshire median annual salary £27,500 £25,500 £26,000
% change year-on-year +7.84% -1.92% +11.83%

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 2,437 2,478 3,646
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 96.74% 97.91% 94.97%
Number of salaries quoted 2,082 1,942 2,905
Reading median annual salary £47,500 £47,500 £47,500
10th Percentile £27,000 £25,000 £28,500
90th Percentile £73,750 £71,125 £70,000
Berkshire median annual salary £50,000 £49,500 £50,000
% change year-on-year +1.01% -1.00% -

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 24 May 2018.

Salary histogram for Graduate in Reading

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

For the 6 months to 24 May 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 39 (70.91%) Degree
2 25 (45.45%) Python
3 20 (36.36%) Java
4 16 (29.09%) Linux
5 15 (27.27%) Mathematics
6 14 (25.45%) SQL
7 12 (21.82%) Computer Science
7 12 (21.82%) Problem-Solving
8 11 (20.00%) JavaScript
8 11 (20.00%) PhD
9 10 (18.18%) C++
9 10 (18.18%) Mentoring
10 9 (16.36%) Finance
11 8 (14.55%) .NET
11 8 (14.55%) C#
11 8 (14.55%) Unix
11 8 (14.55%) Windows
11 8 (14.55%) Visualisation
11 8 (14.55%) Machine Learning
12 7 (12.73%) Self-Motivation
12 7 (12.73%) Computer Vision
12 7 (12.73%) OpenCV
12 7 (12.73%) Deep Learning
12 7 (12.73%) Algorithms
12 7 (12.73%) Amazon AWS
12 7 (12.73%) Image Processing
12 7 (12.73%) Pay per click
12 7 (12.73%) Marketing
12 7 (12.73%) Neural Network
12 7 (12.73%) Cisco

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 (1.82%) Apache
1 1 (1.82%) Apache Spark
1 1 (1.82%) CMS
1 1 (1.82%) Drupal
1 1 (1.82%) Elasticsearch
1 1 (1.82%) nginx
1 1 (1.82%) OpenStack
1 1 (1.82%) WebLogic
Applications
1 5 (9.09%) Microsoft Excel
Business Applications
1 4 (7.27%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 7 (12.73%) Amazon AWS
2 4 (7.27%) Dynamics 365
3 1 (1.82%) Amazon S3
3 1 (1.82%) Amazon SQS
3 1 (1.82%) Cloud Computing
3 1 (1.82%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 1 (1.82%) Network Security
1 1 (1.82%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (5.45%) MySQL
1 3 (5.45%) SQL Server
2 2 (3.64%) Relational Database
3 1 (1.82%) Big Data
3 1 (1.82%) Geospatial Data
3 1 (1.82%) Text Mining
Development Applications
1 1 (1.82%) Git (software)
General
1 9 (16.36%) Finance
2 7 (12.73%) Marketing
3 6 (10.91%) Manufacturing
4 4 (7.27%) Law
4 4 (7.27%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (14.55%) .NET
2 7 (12.73%) OpenCV
3 6 (10.91%) CSS
3 6 (10.91%) HTML
4 3 (5.45%) ASP.NET
5 2 (3.64%) Ajax
5 2 (3.64%) HTML5
5 2 (3.64%) jQuery
6 1 (1.82%) AngularJS
6 1 (1.82%) Elastic Stack
6 1 (1.82%) J2EE
6 1 (1.82%) Java EE
6 1 (1.82%) JMS
6 1 (1.82%) Laravel
6 1 (1.82%) LEMP Stack
6 1 (1.82%) Memcached
6 1 (1.82%) Natural Language Processing
6 1 (1.82%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 12 (21.82%) Computer Science
2 7 (12.73%) Algorithms
2 7 (12.73%) Self-Motivation
3 6 (10.91%) Data Centre
4 5 (9.09%) Analytical Skills
4 5 (9.09%) Social Media
5 2 (3.64%) Blog
6 1 (1.82%) Fintech
Operating Systems
1 16 (29.09%) Linux
2 8 (14.55%) Unix
2 8 (14.55%) Windows
3 5 (9.09%) Mac OS X
4 1 (1.82%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (27.27%) Mathematics
2 12 (21.82%) Problem-Solving
3 10 (18.18%) Mentoring
4 8 (14.55%) Machine Learning
4 8 (14.55%) Visualisation
5 7 (12.73%) Computer Vision
5 7 (12.73%) Deep Learning
5 7 (12.73%) Image Processing
5 7 (12.73%) Neural Network
5 7 (12.73%) Pay per click
5 7 (12.73%) SEO
6 6 (10.91%) CRM
6 6 (10.91%) DevOps
7 5 (9.09%) 3D Modelling
7 5 (9.09%) CAD
7 5 (9.09%) Open Source
7 5 (9.09%) Software Engineering
8 4 (7.27%) Agile Software Development
8 4 (7.27%) ERP
8 4 (7.27%) OO
Programming Languages
1 25 (45.45%) Python
2 20 (36.36%) Java
3 14 (25.45%) SQL
4 11 (20.00%) JavaScript
5 10 (18.18%) C++
6 8 (14.55%) C#
7 6 (10.91%) Bash Shell
7 6 (10.91%) PHP
7 6 (10.91%) PowerShell
8 2 (3.64%) VBA
9 1 (1.82%) Bourne shell
9 1 (1.82%) MATLAB
9 1 (1.82%) R
9 1 (1.82%) Scala
9 1 (1.82%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 39 (70.91%) Degree
2 11 (20.00%) PhD
3 6 (10.91%) Computer Science Degree
4 2 (3.64%) Master's Degree
5 1 (1.82%) Numerate Degree
System Software
1 2 (3.64%) Docker
2 1 (1.82%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 1 (1.82%) Kibana
1 1 (1.82%) logstash
1 1 (1.82%) Puppet
Vendors
1 7 (12.73%) Cisco
2 6 (10.91%) Microsoft
3 2 (3.64%) Capita
3 2 (3.64%) Oracle
4 1 (1.82%) VMware