The statistics below represent IT jobs advertised across the Berkshire region that had Technical Specialist featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the salaries offered over the 3 months to 11 December 2016 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
11 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Technical Specialist
Rank 190 201 192
Rank change year-on-year
+11 -9
Permanent jobs requiring a Technical Specialist 4 36 37
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Berkshire 0.098% 0.61% 0.63%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.10% 0.63% 0.66%
Number of salaries quoted 4 24 36
Median salary £43,750 £42,000 £36,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+4.16% +15.06%
90% offered a salary of more than £37,500 £32,500 £16,500
10% offered a salary of more than £53,500 £73,750 £50,000
UK excluding London median salary £40,500 £44,500 £40,188
% change year-on-year
-8.98% +10.73%
Technical Specialist
South East

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in permanent jobs advertised in the Berkshire region. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such the figures in the first row provide an indication of the total number of permanent jobs in the overall sample.

Job Titles Category
Berkshire
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
3883 5697 5633
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Berkshire 95.19% 96.01% 96.32%
Number of salaries quoted 2984 4658 3880
Median salary £49,000 £48,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+2.08% +6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,000 £28,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £65,000 £67,500
UK excluding London median salary £41,500 £41,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+1.21% +2.50%

Technical Specialist
Jobs Demand Trend in Berkshire

The demand trend of job ads across the Berkshire region that featured Technical Specialist in the job title.

Technical Specialist Jobs Demand Trend in Berkshire

Technical Specialist
Salary Trend in Berkshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Technical Specialist across the Berkshire region.

Technical Specialist Salary Trend in Berkshire

Technical Specialist
Salary Histogram in Berkshire

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Technical Specialist across the Berkshire region over the 3 months to 11 December 2016.

Technical Specialist Salary Histogram in Berkshire

Technical Specialist
Job Locations in Berkshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Technical Specialist within the Berkshire region over the 3 months to 11 December 2016. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Reading +23 2 £37,500 -
Slough +26 1 £50,000 -15.25%
Technical Specialist
South East

Technical Specialist Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 11 December 2016, Technical Specialist 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 Berkshire region featuring Technical Specialist in the job title.

1 8 (53.33%) Unix
2 7 (46.67%) Python
2 7 (46.67%) DevOps
3 6 (40.00%) Jenkins
3 6 (40.00%) Java
4 5 (33.33%) Oracle
4 5 (33.33%) Hudson
4 5 (33.33%) Sonatype Nexus
5 3 (20.00%) SOA
5 3 (20.00%) Microsoft
5 3 (20.00%) WebLogic
5 3 (20.00%) SQL
5 3 (20.00%) Maven
5 3 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
5 3 (20.00%) Microsoft Azure
5 3 (20.00%) Oracle SOA Suite
5 3 (20.00%) WebLogic Scripting Tool
5 3 (20.00%) Continuous Delivery
6 2 (13.33%) Ansible
6 2 (13.33%) Docker
6 2 (13.33%) Coaching
6 2 (13.33%) ELK Stack
6 2 (13.33%) Puppet
6 2 (13.33%) Data Quality
6 2 (13.33%) Vagrant
6 2 (13.33%) Opscode Chef
6 2 (13.33%) Data Modelling
6 2 (13.33%) Security Cleared
6 2 (13.33%) Git (software)
6 2 (13.33%) ZABBIX

Technical Specialist Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in Berkshire 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 3 (20.00%) Oracle SOA Suite
1 3 (20.00%) WebLogic
2 2 (13.33%) Apache
2 2 (13.33%) JBoss
Applications
1 1 (6.67%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 3 (20.00%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (6.67%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (6.67%) Office 365
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (13.33%) Crystal Reports
Development Applications
1 6 (40.00%) Jenkins
2 5 (33.33%) Hudson
2 5 (33.33%) Sonatype Nexus
3 3 (20.00%) Maven
4 2 (13.33%) Git (software)
4 2 (13.33%) Subversion
4 2 (13.33%) Vagrant
5 1 (6.67%) JMeter
5 1 (6.67%) LoadRunner
5 1 (6.67%) Visual Studio
General
1 2 (13.33%) Pharmaceutical
2 1 (6.67%) Finance
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (13.33%) ELK Stack
2 1 (6.67%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 1 (6.67%) Analytical Skills
1 1 (6.67%) Biometrics
1 1 (6.67%) Management Information System
1 1 (6.67%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 8 (53.33%) Unix
2 1 (6.67%) Solaris
2 1 (6.67%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (46.67%) DevOps
2 3 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
2 3 (20.00%) Continuous Delivery
2 3 (20.00%) SOA
3 2 (13.33%) Coaching
3 2 (13.33%) Data Modelling
3 2 (13.33%) ITIL
3 2 (13.33%) Project Management
3 2 (13.33%) Release Management
3 2 (13.33%) Scrum
3 2 (13.33%) Technical Architecture
3 2 (13.33%) User Acceptance Testing
4 1 (6.67%) Build Automation
4 1 (6.67%) Cybersecurity
4 1 (6.67%) Fraud Detection
4 1 (6.67%) Identity Management
4 1 (6.67%) Multi-Factor Authentication
4 1 (6.67%) Performance Testing
4 1 (6.67%) Process Improvement
4 1 (6.67%) Software Delivery
Programming Languages
1 7 (46.67%) Python
2 6 (40.00%) Java
3 3 (20.00%) SQL
3 3 (20.00%) WebLogic Scripting Tool
4 2 (13.33%) JavaScript
5 1 (6.67%) C#
Qualifications
1 2 (13.33%) Security Cleared
2 1 (6.67%) Degree
2 1 (6.67%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (13.33%) Data Quality
2 1 (6.67%) QA
System Software
1 2 (13.33%) Docker
2 1 (6.67%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 2 (13.33%) Ansible
1 2 (13.33%) Opscode Chef
1 2 (13.33%) Puppet
1 2 (13.33%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 5 (33.33%) Oracle
2 3 (20.00%) Microsoft
3 2 (13.33%) Atlassian
3 2 (13.33%) Riverbed
3 2 (13.33%) Salesforce.com