Period
to 4 August 2020

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 4 August 2020 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Academic Degree
South East > Berkshire
6 months to
4 Aug 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 18 9 15
Rank change year-on-year -9 +6 -4
Permanent jobs citing Degree 233 775 806
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in Berkshire 9.96% 13.37% 12.03%
As % of the Qualifications category 43.47% 51.39% 48.00%
Number of salaries quoted 210 576 645
Median annual salary £52,500 £50,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.00% +11.11% -
10th Percentile £28,400 £27,000 £26,250
90th Percentile £75,000 £70,125 £70,000
South East median annual salary £50,000 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year +11.11% - +5.88%

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 536 1,508 1,679
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Berkshire 22.91% 26.01% 25.06%
Number of salaries quoted 383 1,105 1,272
Median annual salary £55,000 £50,500 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +8.91% +1.00% +5.26%
10th Percentile £28,500 £27,500 £26,250
90th Percentile £75,000 £77,500 £72,250
South East median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year +5.26% +5.56% +5.88%

Degree
Job Vacancy Trend in Berkshire

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

Job vacancy trend for Degree in Berkshire

Degree
Salary Trend in Berkshire

3-month moving average salary quoted in jobs citing Degree in Berkshire.

Salary trend for Degree in Berkshire

Degree
Salary Histogram in Berkshire

Salary distribution for jobs citing Degree in Berkshire over the 6 months to 4 August 2020.

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 4 August 2020. 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 -2 107 £50,000 +21.95% 20
Bracknell +9 52 £60,000 +4.35% 5
Slough -15 9 £37,500 -6.25% 4
Maidenhead -18 6 £42,500 -37.04% 2
Newbury -20 5 £42,500 -15.00% 5
Ascot - 5 £29,000 - 1
Wokingham -6 1 £50,000 -1.96% 1
Thatcham - 1 £22,500 -
Degree
South East

For the 6 months to 4 August 2020, IT jobs citing Degree also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all permanent job ads across the Berkshire region with a requirement for Degree.

1 102 (43.78%) Computer Science
2 85 (36.48%) Computer Science Degree
3 66 (28.33%) Agile Software Development
4 64 (27.47%) C#
5 55 (23.61%) JavaScript
6 54 (23.18%) SQL
7 53 (22.75%) Project Management
8 50 (21.46%) Microsoft
9 47 (20.17%) .NET
10 46 (19.74%) Mathematics
11 44 (18.88%) TDD
12 43 (18.45%) Linux
12 43 (18.45%) Azure
13 39 (16.74%) Windows
13 39 (16.74%) Scrum
14 38 (16.31%) Software Engineering
15 37 (15.88%) AWS
16 36 (15.45%) Python
17 35 (15.02%) HTML
17 35 (15.02%) Selenium
17 35 (15.02%) Problem-Solving
18 33 (14.16%) Finance
18 33 (14.16%) Stakeholder Management
19 32 (13.73%) SQL Server
19 32 (13.73%) Test Automation
20 31 (13.30%) Telecoms
21 29 (12.45%) Java
22 28 (12.02%) Analytical Skills
23 27 (11.59%) Docker
24 26 (11.16%) Mentoring

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 8 (3.43%) IIS
1 8 (3.43%) SharePoint
2 7 (3.00%) Elasticsearch
3 4 (1.72%) Apache Spark
4 3 (1.29%) Confluence
5 2 (0.86%) Apache
5 2 (0.86%) JBoss
5 2 (0.86%) K2 blackpearl
6 1 (0.43%) BizTalk Server
6 1 (0.43%) SAS
6 1 (0.43%) WebSphere
Applications
1 19 (8.15%) Microsoft Office
2 6 (2.58%) Microsoft Excel
3 3 (1.29%) Adobe XD
3 3 (1.29%) InVision
3 3 (1.29%) Sketch
4 2 (0.86%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 2 (0.86%) S-PLUS
5 1 (0.43%) AutoCAD
5 1 (0.43%) MS Visio
5 1 (0.43%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 14 (6.01%) SAP S/4HANA
2 10 (4.29%) SAP MM
2 10 (4.29%) SAP SD
3 9 (3.86%) NetSuite
4 6 (2.58%) Dynamics CRM
5 4 (1.72%) SAP EWM
5 4 (1.72%) SAP WM
6 1 (0.43%) SAP ERP
6 1 (0.43%) SAP IBP
Cloud Services
1 43 (18.45%) Azure
2 37 (15.88%) AWS
3 23 (9.87%) SaaS
4 18 (7.73%) Cloud Computing
4 18 (7.73%) GCP
5 9 (3.86%) Office 365
6 6 (2.58%) Dynamics 365
7 4 (1.72%) Power Platform
8 3 (1.29%) AWS Lambda
8 3 (1.29%) Boomi
8 3 (1.29%) npm
8 3 (1.29%) OpenShift
8 3 (1.29%) Serverless
9 2 (0.86%) BrowserStack
9 2 (0.86%) IaaS
9 2 (0.86%) PaaS
9 2 (0.86%) PowerApps
10 1 (0.43%) Amazon ECS
10 1 (0.43%) Amazon SQS
10 1 (0.43%) Slack
Communications & Networking
1 18 (7.73%) TCP/IP
2 16 (6.87%) H.323
3 11 (4.72%) Skype
4 9 (3.86%) LAN
5 8 (3.43%) Firewall
5 8 (3.43%) Wireless
6 7 (3.00%) Network Security
6 7 (3.00%) Wi-Fi
7 6 (2.58%) WAN
8 5 (2.15%) DNS
8 5 (2.15%) HTTP
9 4 (1.72%) 4G
9 4 (1.72%) 5G
9 4 (1.72%) IPv6
9 4 (1.72%) SAN
10 3 (1.29%) iSCSI
10 3 (1.29%) LTE
10 3 (1.29%) MQTT
10 3 (1.29%) NAS
10 3 (1.29%) WiMAX
Database & Business Intelligence
1 32 (13.73%) SQL Server
2 20 (8.58%) NoSQL
3 11 (4.72%) MySQL
3 11 (4.72%) Relational Database
3 11 (4.72%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 10 (4.29%) Big Data
4 10 (4.29%) SAP HANA
5 9 (3.86%) Data Warehouse
6 5 (2.15%) Data Mining
6 5 (2.15%) MongoDB
6 5 (2.15%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 4 (1.72%) Hadoop
7 4 (1.72%) PowerCenter
8 3 (1.29%) BusinessObjects
9 2 (0.86%) Azure SQL Database
9 2 (0.86%) DB2
9 2 (0.86%) OLAP
9 2 (0.86%) Power BI
10 1 (0.43%) Amazon Aurora
10 1 (0.43%) SAS Visual Analytics
Development Applications
1 35 (15.02%) Selenium
2 18 (7.73%) Jenkins
3 16 (6.87%) Git (software)
4 9 (3.86%) JIRA
4 9 (3.86%) Visual Studio
5 8 (3.43%) Team Foundation Server
6 7 (3.00%) SoapUI
6 7 (3.00%) WebDriver
7 5 (2.15%) Cucumber
7 5 (2.15%) Selenium IDE
7 5 (2.15%) Vagrant
8 3 (1.29%) Balsamiq
8 3 (1.29%) gulp
8 3 (1.29%) Jasmine
9 2 (0.86%) JBehave
9 2 (0.86%) Postman
9 2 (0.86%) SpecFlow
9 2 (0.86%) TestNG
9 2 (0.86%) Visual Studio Coded UI
9 2 (0.86%) Visual Studio Team System
General
1 33 (14.16%) Finance
2 31 (13.30%) Telecoms
3 14 (6.01%) French Language
4 11 (4.72%) Retail
5 9 (3.86%) Manufacturing
5 9 (3.86%) Norwegian Language
6 8 (3.43%) Electronics
7 4 (1.72%) Advertising
7 4 (1.72%) Automotive
7 4 (1.72%) Games
7 4 (1.72%) Pharmaceutical
8 2 (0.86%) Back Office
8 2 (0.86%) Housing Association
8 2 (0.86%) Marketing
9 1 (0.43%) Public Sector
Job Titles
1 61 (26.18%) Developer
2 32 (13.73%) Graduate
3 31 (13.30%) Software Developer
4 29 (12.45%) Project Manager
5 24 (10.30%) Software Engineer
6 21 (9.01%) Analyst
7 20 (8.58%) Consultant
8 18 (7.73%) Senior Developer
9 17 (7.30%) Junior
10 15 (6.44%) Senior Software Developer
11 13 (5.58%) Test Engineer
12 11 (4.72%) Graduate Software Engineer
12 11 (4.72%) Junior Developer
13 10 (4.29%) SAP Consultant
13 10 (4.29%) Senior Manager
13 10 (4.29%) Senior Project Manager
13 10 (4.29%) Support Engineer
14 9 (3.86%) Java Developer
14 9 (3.86%) SAP Manager
14 9 (3.86%) SAP Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 47 (20.17%) .NET
2 35 (15.02%) HTML
3 25 (10.73%) .NET Core
3 25 (10.73%) CSS
4 22 (9.44%) Web Services
4 22 (9.44%) WebRTC
5 17 (7.30%) XML
6 16 (6.87%) React
7 14 (6.01%) AngularJS
8 13 (5.58%) ASP.NET
9 11 (4.72%) Vue.js
9 11 (4.72%) WCF
10 10 (4.29%) REST
11 9 (3.86%) ASP.NET Web API
12 8 (3.43%) Ajax
12 8 (3.43%) jQuery
12 8 (3.43%) JSON
12 8 (3.43%) WebSockets
13 7 (3.00%) HTML5
14 6 (2.58%) Reactive Extensions
Miscellaneous
1 28 (12.02%) Analytical Skills
2 22 (9.44%) Video Conferencing
3 17 (7.30%) Enterprise Software
4 15 (6.44%) Management Information System
5 14 (6.01%) Virtual Team
6 13 (5.58%) Mobile App
7 12 (5.15%) Self-Motivation
8 6 (2.58%) Cloud Native
8 6 (2.58%) Greenfield Project
8 6 (2.58%) Public Cloud
8 6 (2.58%) User Experience
9 4 (1.72%) Data Structures
10 3 (1.29%) Algorithms
10 3 (1.29%) Over-the-Top Content
10 3 (1.29%) Verilog
10 3 (1.29%) VHDL
11 2 (0.86%) Client/Server
11 2 (0.86%) Data Centre
11 2 (0.86%) Driving Licence
12 1 (0.43%) Reinsurance
Operating Systems
1 43 (18.45%) Linux
2 39 (16.74%) Windows
3 12 (5.15%) Windows Server
4 9 (3.86%) Unix
5 7 (3.00%) Android
5 7 (3.00%) Apple iOS
6 5 (2.15%) Windows 10
6 5 (2.15%) Windows Server 2012
7 4 (1.72%) Windows 7
8 1 (0.43%) CentOS
8 1 (0.43%) Debian
8 1 (0.43%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 1 (0.43%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 102 (43.78%) Computer Science
2 66 (28.33%) Agile Software Development
3 53 (22.75%) Project Management
4 46 (19.74%) Mathematics
5 44 (18.88%) TDD
6 39 (16.74%) Scrum
7 38 (16.31%) Software Engineering
8 35 (15.02%) Problem-Solving
9 33 (14.16%) Stakeholder Management
10 32 (13.73%) Test Automation
11 26 (11.16%) Mentoring
12 23 (9.87%) Root Cause Analysis
13 21 (9.01%) Continuous Integration
14 18 (7.73%) OO
15 17 (7.30%) DevOps
16 16 (6.87%) Continuous Improvement
17 15 (6.44%) PRINCE2
17 15 (6.44%) Waterfall
18 14 (6.01%) Infrastructure Automation
18 14 (6.01%) Physics
Programming Languages
1 64 (27.47%) C#
2 55 (23.61%) JavaScript
3 54 (23.18%) SQL
4 36 (15.45%) Python
5 29 (12.45%) Java
6 26 (11.16%) C++
7 23 (9.87%) C
8 9 (3.86%) Bash Shell
9 7 (3.00%) Groovy
10 5 (2.15%) Bourne shell
10 5 (2.15%) Go
10 5 (2.15%) Jython
11 3 (1.29%) ABAP
11 3 (1.29%) PHP
11 3 (1.29%) PowerShell
11 3 (1.29%) R
11 3 (1.29%) Scala
11 3 (1.29%) TypeScript
12 2 (0.86%) T-SQL
12 2 (0.86%) VB
Qualifications
1 85 (36.48%) Computer Science Degree
2 12 (5.15%) Master's Degree
3 9 (3.86%) PMP
4 6 (2.58%) Microsoft Certification
5 5 (2.15%) ISEB
5 5 (2.15%) ISTQB
5 5 (2.15%) MCITP
6 3 (1.29%) PhD
6 3 (1.29%) PRINCE2 Certification
6 3 (1.29%) Security Cleared
6 3 (1.29%) Six Sigma Black Belt
6 3 (1.29%) Six Sigma Green Belt
7 2 (0.86%) ACCA
7 2 (0.86%) CIMA
7 2 (0.86%) Numerate Degree
8 1 (0.43%) CSPO
8 1 (0.43%) DV Cleared
8 1 (0.43%) MBA
8 1 (0.43%) SC Cleared
8 1 (0.43%) Sun Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 18 (7.73%) QA
2 3 (1.29%) Data Quality
2 3 (1.29%) ISO 9001
3 1 (0.43%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 27 (11.59%) Docker
2 20 (8.58%) VMware Infrastructure
3 11 (4.72%) Active Directory
4 8 (3.43%) Hyper-V
5 5 (2.15%) KVM
6 4 (1.72%) Virtual Machines
6 4 (1.72%) Virtual Servers
Systems Management
1 15 (6.44%) Puppet
2 14 (6.01%) Kubernetes
3 6 (2.58%) Opscode Chef
4 5 (2.15%) HP Quality Center
4 5 (2.15%) SCCM
5 4 (1.72%) Cisco CUCM
6 3 (1.29%) Ansible
7 2 (0.86%) HP ALM
7 2 (0.86%) Kibana
7 2 (0.86%) logstash
8 1 (0.43%) Ambari
8 1 (0.43%) Packer
8 1 (0.43%) Salt
8 1 (0.43%) SELinux
8 1 (0.43%) Terraform
Vendors
1 50 (21.46%) Microsoft
2 26 (11.16%) SAP
3 24 (10.30%) VMware
4 15 (6.44%) Google
5 12 (5.15%) Oracle
6 10 (4.29%) HP
7 9 (3.86%) CheckPoint
8 8 (3.43%) Cisco
9 5 (2.15%) Remedy
9 5 (2.15%) Salesforce.com
10 4 (1.72%) Informatica
10 4 (1.72%) Red Hat
11 3 (1.29%) Adobe
11 3 (1.29%) Cadence
11 3 (1.29%) Cognos
11 3 (1.29%) Meraki
11 3 (1.29%) Nimble Storage
11 3 (1.29%) Palo Alto
11 3 (1.29%) Synology
11 3 (1.29%) Veeam