Period
to 21 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Berkshire with a requirement for Degree qualifications. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered over the 6 months to 21 November 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Academic Degree
South East > Berkshire
6 months to
21 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 10 9 4
Rank change year-on-year -1 -5 +4
Permanent jobs citing Degree 957 1193 1871
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Berkshire 15.05% 13.76% 17.05%
As % of the Qualifications category 52.84% 43.19% 50.30%
Number of salaries quoted 735 906 1400
Berkshire median annual salary £43,300 £50,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -13.40% - +21.95%
10th Percentile £24,850 £26,250 £25,000
90th Percentile £70,000 £78,750 £71,250
South East median annual salary £42,500 £42,500 £42,500

Degree is in the Academic Qualifications and Professional Certifications category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies advertised in Berkshire with a requirement for academic qualifications or professional certifications.

All Academic and Professional Certifications
Berkshire
Permanent vacancies requiring academic qualifications or professional certifications 1811 2762 3720
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Berkshire 28.48% 31.85% 33.89%
Number of salaries quoted 1413 2024 2808
Berkshire median annual salary £47,500 £52,500 £48,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -9.52% +8.25% +2.11%
10th Percentile £26,250 £27,500 £26,750
90th Percentile £72,500 £78,750 £70,000
South East median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £44,000
% change year-on-year - +2.27% +3.53%

Degree
Job Vacancy Trend in Berkshire

Job postings citing Degree as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Berkshire.

Job vacancy trend for Degree in Berkshire

Degree
Salary Trend in Berkshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Degree in Berkshire.

Salary trend for Degree in Berkshire

Degree
Salary Histogram in Berkshire

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Degree in Berkshire over the 6 months to 21 November 2017.

Salary histogram for Degree in Berkshire

Degree
Job Locations in Berkshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Degree within the Berkshire region over the 6 months to 21 November 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Past 6 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Reading 0 403 £45,000 -10.00% 31
Newbury +18 122 £40,000 -5.88% 8
Maidenhead +13 98 £50,000 -13.04% 2
Bracknell +5 95 £45,000 +12.50% 6
Slough -6 80 £37,500 -51.61% 9
Wokingham +7 37 £60,000 +33.33% 3
Hungerford +1 8 £35,000 +47.37% 2
Ascot - 4 £33,500 -
Thatcham +1 3 £42,500 -5.56%
Degree
South East

For the 6 months to 21 November 2017, IT jobs citing Degree also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the Berkshire region with a requirement for Degree.

1 396 (41.38%) Computer Science
2 280 (29.26%) Computer Science Degree
3 262 (27.38%) Agile Software Development
4 231 (24.14%) JavaScript
5 228 (23.82%) Java
6 210 (21.94%) C#
7 205 (21.42%) SQL
8 195 (20.38%) CSS
9 186 (19.44%) HTML
10 180 (18.81%) Analytical Skills
11 172 (17.97%) Microsoft
12 168 (17.55%) .NET
13 157 (16.41%) Windows
14 154 (16.09%) Linux
15 139 (14.52%) Test Automation
16 134 (14.00%) Project Management
17 133 (13.90%) SQL Server
18 131 (13.69%) Mathematics
19 129 (13.48%) Finance
20 125 (13.06%) Software Engineering
21 120 (12.54%) jQuery
22 107 (11.18%) OO
23 104 (10.87%) Python
23 104 (10.87%) C
24 100 (10.45%) QA
25 95 (9.93%) Telecoms
26 93 (9.72%) C++
27 88 (9.20%) ASP.NET
28 85 (8.88%) Scrum
29 84 (8.78%) Marketing

Degree
Co-occurring 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 25 (2.61%) SharePoint
2 20 (2.09%) OpenStack
3 16 (1.67%) IIS
4 15 (1.57%) Apache
5 13 (1.36%) Cloud Foundry
5 13 (1.36%) SAS
5 13 (1.36%) SharePoint 2013
5 13 (1.36%) Tomcat
6 11 (1.15%) Elasticsearch
7 10 (1.04%) Apache Spark
8 9 (0.94%) MS Exchange
9 7 (0.73%) Apache Pig
10 6 (0.63%) CMS
10 6 (0.63%) WordPress
11 5 (0.52%) Apache Solr
11 5 (0.52%) Oracle SOA Suite
11 5 (0.52%) SharePoint 2010
12 4 (0.42%) JBoss
12 4 (0.42%) nginx
12 4 (0.42%) WebSphere
Applications
1 68 (7.11%) Microsoft Office
2 32 (3.34%) Microsoft Excel
3 17 (1.78%) Microsoft Project
3 17 (1.78%) Spreadsheet
4 13 (1.36%) Microsoft PowerPoint
5 10 (1.04%) Adobe Illustrator
5 10 (1.04%) Photoshop
6 6 (0.63%) MS Visio
7 4 (0.42%) InfoPath
8 3 (0.31%) Adobe After Effects
8 3 (0.31%) Adobe Captivate
8 3 (0.31%) Adobe Creative Suite
8 3 (0.31%) Adobe Premiere
9 1 (0.10%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 20 (2.09%) SAP S/4HANA
2 15 (1.57%) Dynamics CRM
3 9 (0.94%) SAP ERP
4 6 (0.63%) NetSuite
5 4 (0.42%) Salesforce.com CRM
5 4 (0.42%) Unica
6 3 (0.31%) SAP BPC
6 3 (0.31%) SAP CO
6 3 (0.31%) SAP FI
6 3 (0.31%) SAP FI/CO
7 2 (0.21%) SAP PM
8 1 (0.10%) Adobe Campaign
8 1 (0.10%) Infor CloudSuite Industrial (formerly SyteLine)
8 1 (0.10%) OPENHousing
8 1 (0.10%) TrackWise
Cloud Services
1 79 (8.25%) Amazon AWS
2 57 (5.96%) SaaS
3 35 (3.66%) Microsoft Azure
4 23 (2.40%) Cloud Computing
5 19 (1.99%) npm
5 19 (1.99%) Office 365
6 14 (1.46%) PaaS
7 9 (0.94%) Force.com
8 6 (0.63%) Akamai
9 5 (0.52%) Adobe Analytics
9 5 (0.52%) IaaS
9 5 (0.52%) SuccessFactors
10 4 (0.42%) Amazon EMR
10 4 (0.42%) AWS CloudFormation
10 4 (0.42%) GitHub
11 3 (0.31%) Dynamics 365
11 3 (0.31%) G Suite
12 1 (0.10%) Amazon EC2
12 1 (0.10%) Amazon ELB
12 1 (0.10%) Route 53
Communications & Networking
1 80 (8.36%) Firewall
2 75 (7.84%) Internet
3 64 (6.69%) TCP/IP
4 45 (4.70%) VPN
5 35 (3.66%) HTTP
6 33 (3.45%) IPsec
7 27 (2.82%) Intrusion Detection
8 26 (2.72%) DNS
8 26 (2.72%) Intranet
9 25 (2.61%) LAN
10 22 (2.30%) Cisco ASA
10 22 (2.30%) SSL
11 19 (1.99%) WAN
12 18 (1.88%) MPLS
13 16 (1.67%) ZigBee
14 14 (1.46%) VoIP
14 14 (1.46%) Wi-Fi
15 13 (1.36%) Network Security
15 13 (1.36%) Unified Communications
16 12 (1.25%) FTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 133 (13.90%) SQL Server
2 32 (3.34%) Big Data
2 32 (3.34%) Relational Database
3 29 (3.03%) HBase
4 28 (2.93%) NoSQL
5 19 (1.99%) GIS
5 19 (1.99%) MySQL
6 17 (1.78%) Data Warehouse
7 13 (1.36%) Oracle Database
7 13 (1.36%) Oracle Database 11g
8 12 (1.25%) Hadoop
8 12 (1.25%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 11 (1.15%) Apache Cassandra
9 11 (1.15%) Oracle Database 10g
9 11 (1.15%) SAP HANA
9 11 (1.15%) SQL Server 2008
10 10 (1.04%) SQL Server 2014
11 9 (0.94%) Power BI
11 9 (0.94%) SQL Server Reporting Services
11 9 (0.94%) SQLPlus
Development Applications
1 56 (5.85%) WebDriver
2 52 (5.43%) JIRA
2 52 (5.43%) Selenium
3 50 (5.22%) Git (software)
4 39 (4.08%) SoapUI
5 35 (3.66%) gulp
6 33 (3.45%) JMeter
7 30 (3.13%) Eclipse
7 30 (3.13%) Jenkins
7 30 (3.13%) Team Foundation Server
8 27 (2.82%) Subversion
9 26 (2.72%) Maven
10 21 (2.19%) HP UFT
11 20 (2.09%) LoadRunner
12 15 (1.57%) Visual Studio
13 14 (1.46%) Cucumber
13 14 (1.46%) Protractor
14 13 (1.36%) IntelliJ
14 13 (1.36%) NetBeans
15 11 (1.15%) JUnit
General
1 129 (13.48%) Finance
2 95 (9.93%) Telecoms
3 84 (8.78%) Marketing
4 67 (7.00%) Electronics
5 55 (5.75%) Digital Economy
6 39 (4.08%) Manufacturing
7 34 (3.55%) Retail
8 23 (2.40%) Legal
9 12 (1.25%) Games
10 9 (0.94%) Publishing
11 8 (0.84%) Advertising
12 7 (0.73%) Banking
13 6 (0.63%) Music Industry
14 5 (0.52%) Automotive
14 5 (0.52%) General Ledger
14 5 (0.52%) Law
15 4 (0.42%) Financial Institution
15 4 (0.42%) Pharmaceutical
16 2 (0.21%) Brand Awareness
16 2 (0.21%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 294 (30.72%) Developer
2 115 (12.02%) Analyst
3 100 (10.45%) Graduate
4 86 (8.99%) Senior Developer
5 74 (7.73%) Software Developer
6 64 (6.69%) Consultant
7 60 (6.27%) .NET Developer
8 54 (5.64%) Junior
9 52 (5.43%) Graduate Developer
10 49 (5.12%) Software Engineer
11 48 (5.02%) Java Developer
12 47 (4.91%) C# Developer
13 43 (4.49%) Tester
14 36 (3.76%) Support Engineer
15 34 (3.55%) Software Tester
15 34 (3.55%) Web Developer
16 33 (3.45%) Architect
17 32 (3.34%) Junior Developer
18 30 (3.13%) Senior Software Developer
19 29 (3.03%) JavaScript Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 195 (20.38%) CSS
2 186 (19.44%) HTML
3 168 (17.55%) .NET
4 120 (12.54%) jQuery
5 88 (9.20%) ASP.NET
6 63 (6.58%) REST
6 63 (6.58%) Web Services
7 62 (6.48%) AngularJS
7 62 (6.48%) XML
8 57 (5.96%) HTML5
9 51 (5.33%) Ajax
10 50 (5.22%) .NET Framework
11 49 (5.12%) JSON
12 48 (5.02%) SOAP
13 41 (4.28%) ASP.NET MVC
14 35 (3.66%) Node.js
15 32 (3.34%) KnockoutJS
16 31 (3.24%) Twitter Bootstrap
17 29 (3.03%) Sass
18 26 (2.72%) React
Miscellaneous
1 396 (41.38%) Computer Science
2 180 (18.81%) Analytical Skills
3 48 (5.02%) Management Information System
4 47 (4.91%) Enterprise Software
5 46 (4.81%) Data Centre
6 37 (3.87%) Client/Server
7 31 (3.24%) User Experience
8 30 (3.13%) Mobile App
9 18 (1.88%) Algorithms
10 15 (1.57%) Security Operations Centre
11 14 (1.46%) Private Cloud
12 13 (1.36%) RIA
13 12 (1.25%) Driving Licence
13 12 (1.25%) Public Cloud
13 12 (1.25%) Smart Home
13 12 (1.25%) Social Media
14 11 (1.15%) Embedded Systems
14 11 (1.15%) N-Tier
15 9 (0.94%) Greenfield Project
16 8 (0.84%) Cyber Attack
Operating Systems
1 157 (16.41%) Windows
2 154 (16.09%) Linux
3 42 (4.39%) Windows Server
4 34 (3.55%) Android
4 34 (3.55%) Apple iOS
5 25 (2.61%) Unix
6 17 (1.78%) CentOS
7 16 (1.67%) Windows Server 2008
7 16 (1.67%) Windows Server 2012
8 15 (1.57%) Windows 7
9 14 (1.46%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 14 (1.46%) Windows 10
9 14 (1.46%) Windows Mobile
10 12 (1.25%) Windows 8
11 8 (0.84%) Solaris
12 7 (0.73%) Ubuntu
12 7 (0.73%) Windows Phone
13 3 (0.31%) Mac OS X
14 1 (0.10%) VMS
14 1 (0.10%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 262 (27.38%) Agile Software Development
2 139 (14.52%) Test Automation
3 134 (14.00%) Project Management
4 131 (13.69%) Mathematics
5 125 (13.06%) Software Engineering
6 107 (11.18%) OO
7 85 (8.88%) Scrum
8 81 (8.46%) SDLC
9 80 (8.36%) Open Source
10 79 (8.25%) TDD
11 76 (7.94%) Continuous Integration
11 76 (7.94%) Presales
12 74 (7.73%) ITIL
13 72 (7.52%) Business Intelligence
14 70 (7.31%) Risk Management
15 66 (6.90%) MVC
16 64 (6.69%) CRM
17 57 (5.96%) BDD
18 55 (5.75%) Physics
18 55 (5.75%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 231 (24.14%) JavaScript
2 228 (23.82%) Java
3 210 (21.94%) C#
4 205 (21.42%) SQL
5 104 (10.87%) C
5 104 (10.87%) Python
6 93 (9.72%) C++
7 50 (5.22%) PHP
8 43 (4.49%) PowerShell
9 39 (4.08%) Perl
10 33 (3.45%) Shell Script
11 23 (2.40%) R
11 23 (2.40%) TypeScript
12 20 (2.09%) T-SQL
13 18 (1.88%) VB.NET
14 15 (1.57%) ES6
15 14 (1.46%) Ruby
16 11 (1.15%) ECMAScript
16 11 (1.15%) Scala
17 10 (1.04%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 280 (29.26%) Computer Science Degree
2 63 (6.58%) ISTQB
3 37 (3.87%) Master's Degree
4 34 (3.55%) Microsoft Certification
5 21 (2.19%) Numerate Degree
6 20 (2.09%) ISEB
7 19 (1.99%) Cisco Certification
8 18 (1.88%) Security Cleared
9 16 (1.67%) CCNP
10 14 (1.46%) CISSP
10 14 (1.46%) PMI Certification
11 13 (1.36%) MBA
12 12 (1.25%) CISM
12 12 (1.25%) MCSE
13 11 (1.15%) PMP
13 11 (1.15%) SC Cleared
14 10 (1.04%) PhD
15 9 (0.94%) CCNP Voice
16 8 (0.84%) AWS Certification
16 8 (0.84%) MCSD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 100 (10.45%) QA
2 23 (2.40%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 18 (1.88%) SLA
4 13 (1.36%) COBIT
5 10 (1.04%) PCI DSS
6 9 (0.94%) Data Quality
7 7 (0.73%) PMO
8 5 (0.52%) GAMP
9 3 (0.31%) ISO 9001
10 2 (0.21%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
10 2 (0.21%) MISRA
10 2 (0.21%) MISRA C
11 1 (0.10%) 21 CFR Part 11
11 1 (0.10%) Cyber Essentials
11 1 (0.10%) HMG Security Policy Framework
System Software
1 50 (5.22%) Active Directory
2 35 (3.66%) Docker
3 25 (2.61%) HDFS
4 24 (2.51%) VMware Infrastructure
5 23 (2.40%) VMware ESXi
6 20 (2.09%) Hyper-V
7 17 (1.78%) Virtual Machines
8 13 (1.36%) Firmware
9 8 (0.84%) KVM
10 6 (0.63%) Apache Flume
10 6 (0.63%) NFS
10 6 (0.63%) SAP ITS
11 3 (0.31%) Microsoft App-V
11 3 (0.31%) Terminal Services
11 3 (0.31%) XenApp
11 3 (0.31%) XenDesktop
12 2 (0.21%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 23 (2.40%) Kubernetes
2 21 (2.19%) Ansible
3 13 (1.36%) Opscode Chef
4 12 (1.25%) HP Quality Center
5 9 (0.94%) Cisco CME
5 9 (0.94%) Cisco UCCX
5 9 (0.94%) Nessus
5 9 (0.94%) Nmap
6 8 (0.84%) Nagios
7 6 (0.63%) Puppet
8 4 (0.42%) Cisco CUCM
8 4 (0.42%) Oozie
8 4 (0.42%) Salt
8 4 (0.42%) Terraform
8 4 (0.42%) WebSphere Cast Iron
9 3 (0.31%) Forefront Identity Manager
9 3 (0.31%) Hadoop YARN
9 3 (0.31%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
9 3 (0.31%) Opsview
9 3 (0.31%) SCOrch
Vendors
1 172 (17.97%) Microsoft
2 72 (7.52%) SAP
3 65 (6.79%) Oracle
4 51 (5.33%) VMware
5 45 (4.70%) Cisco
6 29 (3.03%) Salesforce.com
7 20 (2.09%) HP
8 17 (1.78%) Red Hat
9 16 (1.67%) Twitter
10 11 (1.15%) Concur
10 11 (1.15%) Juniper
11 10 (1.04%) Splunk
12 9 (0.94%) Adobe
12 9 (0.94%) Citrix
12 9 (0.94%) NetWitness
12 9 (0.94%) Qualys
12 9 (0.94%) Red Box
13 8 (0.84%) Hyperion
14 7 (0.73%) F5
14 7 (0.73%) IBM