Period
to 19 August 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 19 August 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Academic Degree
South East > Berkshire
6 months to
19 Aug 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 11 10 5
Rank change year-on-year -1 -5 +5
Permanent jobs citing Degree 882 1203 1663
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Berkshire 13.69% 13.35% 16.33%
As % of the Qualifications category 47.83% 40.97% 47.03%
Number of salaries quoted 677 1003 1087
Berkshire median annual salary £45,000 £47,500 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -5.26% - +11.76%
10th Percentile £24,250 £26,250 £25,000
90th Percentile £72,500 £76,250 £72,500
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 academic qualifications and professional certifications cited in permanent job vacancies advertised in Berkshire.

Academic & Professional Certification
Berkshire
Permanent job vacancies requiring academic qualifications or professional certifications 1844 2936 3536
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Berkshire 28.61% 32.58% 34.73%
Number of salaries quoted 1414 2240 2408
Berkshire median annual salary £47,500 £52,500 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -9.52% +10.53% +2.15%
10th Percentile £24,750 £27,500 £25,500
90th Percentile £72,500 £75,663 £72,500
South East median annual salary £43,300 £45,000 £43,500
% change year-on-year -3.78% +3.45% +2.35%

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 19 August 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 19 August 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 -2 368 £45,000 -1.64% 18
Newbury +12 105 £40,000 -5.88% 6
Bracknell +3 86 £42,500 +27.82% 3
Slough -7 76 £50,000 -16.67% 6
Maidenhead +21 75 £50,000 +2.56% 7
Wokingham +11 32 £40,000 -17.53% 3
Hungerford -8 6 £31,250 +32.98% 1
Thatcham -8 3 £27,500 -47.62% 1
Ascot -25 3 - -
Degree
South East

For the 6 months to 19 August 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.

1 315 (35.71%) Computer Science
2 237 (26.87%) Java
3 223 (25.28%) Agile Software Development
4 210 (23.81%) Computer Science Degree
5 193 (21.88%) JavaScript
6 164 (18.59%) C#
7 162 (18.37%) Software Engineering
8 155 (17.57%) SQL
9 154 (17.46%) CSS
10 152 (17.23%) HTML
11 148 (16.78%) Microsoft
12 129 (14.63%) .NET
13 128 (14.51%) Windows
14 126 (14.29%) Linux
15 125 (14.17%) C++
16 122 (13.83%) Finance
17 119 (13.49%) Project Management
18 116 (13.15%) Analytical Skills
19 113 (12.81%) SQL Server
20 106 (12.02%) Oracle
21 97 (11.00%) jQuery
22 96 (10.88%) Telecoms
23 94 (10.66%) C
24 91 (10.32%) Python
24 91 (10.32%) Test Automation
25 90 (10.20%) Mathematics
25 90 (10.20%) REST
26 89 (10.09%) Marketing
27 84 (9.52%) AngularJS
28 83 (9.41%) OO

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 23 (2.61%) IIS
1 23 (2.61%) SharePoint
2 22 (2.49%) Tomcat
3 20 (2.27%) WebSphere
4 17 (1.93%) Oracle SOA Suite
5 13 (1.47%) Elasticsearch
5 13 (1.47%) JBoss
5 13 (1.47%) OpenStack
6 11 (1.25%) Cloud Foundry
7 10 (1.13%) Apache
7 10 (1.13%) Apache Spark
8 8 (0.91%) MS Exchange
9 7 (0.79%) SharePoint 2013
10 5 (0.57%) Confluence
10 5 (0.57%) Oracle Service Bus
11 4 (0.45%) Apache Solr
12 3 (0.34%) Moodle
12 3 (0.34%) Skype for Business
13 2 (0.23%) Apache Pig
13 2 (0.23%) SAS
Applications
1 77 (8.73%) Microsoft Office
2 38 (4.31%) Microsoft Excel
3 23 (2.61%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 14 (1.59%) Microsoft Project
5 11 (1.25%) MS Visio
6 7 (0.79%) Spreadsheet
7 5 (0.57%) Adobe Illustrator
7 5 (0.57%) Photoshop
8 3 (0.34%) Adobe After Effects
8 3 (0.34%) Adobe Captivate
8 3 (0.34%) Adobe Creative Suite
8 3 (0.34%) Adobe Premiere
9 1 (0.11%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 9 (1.02%) SAP ERP
1 9 (1.02%) SAP S/4HANA
2 8 (0.91%) Dynamics AX
3 7 (0.79%) Dynamics CRM
3 7 (0.79%) SAP CO
3 7 (0.79%) SAP FI
3 7 (0.79%) SAP FI/CO
4 6 (0.68%) Infor M3
4 6 (0.68%) NetSuite
5 5 (0.57%) SAP R/3
6 4 (0.45%) Oracle Utilities
7 3 (0.34%) SAP BPC
8 2 (0.23%) SAP MM
8 2 (0.23%) SAP Oil and Gas
8 2 (0.23%) SAP PM
8 2 (0.23%) SAP WM
9 1 (0.11%) Adobe Campaign
9 1 (0.11%) GoldMine
9 1 (0.11%) OPENHousing
9 1 (0.11%) SAP GRC
Cloud Services
1 55 (6.24%) SaaS
2 53 (6.01%) Amazon AWS
3 27 (3.06%) Cloud Computing
4 18 (2.04%) PaaS
5 15 (1.70%) Microsoft Azure
5 15 (1.70%) Office 365
6 14 (1.59%) Akamai
6 14 (1.59%) Force.com
7 8 (0.91%) IaaS
8 2 (0.23%) Amazon EC2
8 2 (0.23%) G Suite
9 1 (0.11%) Amazon CloudWatch
9 1 (0.11%) Amazon ELB
9 1 (0.11%) Amazon S3
9 1 (0.11%) AWS CloudFormation
9 1 (0.11%) Dynamics 365
9 1 (0.11%) Route 53
9 1 (0.11%) Salesforce Sales Cloud
9 1 (0.11%) Salesforce Service Cloud
9 1 (0.11%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 63 (7.14%) Internet
2 40 (4.54%) TCP/IP
3 37 (4.20%) Firewall
4 35 (3.97%) HTTP
5 31 (3.51%) VPN
6 27 (3.06%) DNS
6 27 (3.06%) IPsec
7 25 (2.83%) ZigBee
8 23 (2.61%) LAN
9 22 (2.49%) Intranet
10 21 (2.38%) SSL
11 17 (1.93%) Cisco ASA
12 16 (1.81%) Wi-Fi
13 15 (1.70%) FTP
14 14 (1.59%) WAN
15 12 (1.36%) DHCP
15 12 (1.36%) Wireless
16 11 (1.25%) VLAN
17 10 (1.13%) Ethernet
18 6 (0.68%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 113 (12.81%) SQL Server
2 52 (5.90%) Big Data
3 47 (5.33%) Relational Database
4 27 (3.06%) NoSQL
5 26 (2.95%) Hadoop
6 22 (2.49%) Apache Cassandra
7 20 (2.27%) HBase
8 14 (1.59%) Oracle Database
8 14 (1.59%) SQL Server 2008
9 13 (1.47%) SQL Server 2014
10 12 (1.36%) Data Mining
10 12 (1.36%) SQL Server 2012
11 11 (1.25%) MySQL
12 10 (1.13%) GIS
12 10 (1.13%) PostgreSQL
13 9 (1.02%) Data Warehouse
13 9 (1.02%) Oracle BI EE
13 9 (1.02%) SQLPlus
14 8 (0.91%) Essbase
14 8 (0.91%) MongoDB
Development Applications
1 48 (5.44%) Git (software)
2 43 (4.88%) Eclipse
2 43 (4.88%) Selenium
3 42 (4.76%) JIRA
4 41 (4.65%) Maven
5 38 (4.31%) WebDriver
6 37 (4.20%) Jenkins
7 31 (3.51%) Subversion
8 21 (2.38%) gulp
9 19 (2.15%) Cucumber
10 18 (2.04%) IntelliJ
10 18 (2.04%) JMeter
10 18 (2.04%) NetBeans
10 18 (2.04%) Team Foundation Server
11 17 (1.93%) JUnit
11 17 (1.93%) SoapUI
12 15 (1.70%) Bugzilla
13 13 (1.47%) LoadRunner
14 11 (1.25%) Trac
15 9 (1.02%) LoadUI
General
1 122 (13.83%) Finance
2 96 (10.88%) Telecoms
3 89 (10.09%) Marketing
4 76 (8.62%) Electronics
5 55 (6.24%) Manufacturing
6 27 (3.06%) Retail
7 24 (2.72%) Digital Economy
8 21 (2.38%) Legal
9 15 (1.70%) Advertising
9 15 (1.70%) Automotive
10 14 (1.59%) Games
11 9 (1.02%) Publishing
12 7 (0.79%) Banking
12 7 (0.79%) Law
13 5 (0.57%) Billing
13 5 (0.57%) General Ledger
14 4 (0.45%) French Language
14 4 (0.45%) Spanish Language
15 3 (0.34%) Back Office
15 3 (0.34%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 267 (30.27%) Developer
2 118 (13.38%) Graduate
3 89 (10.09%) Analyst
4 76 (8.62%) Software Developer
5 65 (7.37%) Java Developer
6 61 (6.92%) .NET Developer
6 61 (6.92%) Software Engineer
7 56 (6.35%) Graduate Developer
8 54 (6.12%) Junior
9 50 (5.67%) Senior Developer
10 48 (5.44%) Consultant
11 38 (4.31%) C# Developer
12 30 (3.40%) JavaScript Developer
12 30 (3.40%) Junior Developer
12 30 (3.40%) Support Engineer
13 29 (3.29%) .NET Software Developer
13 29 (3.29%) C# .NET Developer
14 28 (3.17%) Tester
15 27 (3.06%) Graduate Software Developer
16 25 (2.83%) IT Graduate
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 154 (17.46%) CSS
2 152 (17.23%) HTML
3 129 (14.63%) .NET
4 97 (11.00%) jQuery
5 90 (10.20%) REST
6 84 (9.52%) AngularJS
7 77 (8.73%) Web Services
8 74 (8.39%) ASP.NET
9 63 (7.14%) XML
10 55 (6.24%) HTML5
11 52 (5.90%) Ajax
12 51 (5.78%) JSON
13 44 (4.99%) SOAP
14 36 (4.08%) React
15 34 (3.85%) Spring
16 32 (3.63%) ASP.NET MVC
17 31 (3.51%) KnockoutJS
18 30 (3.40%) .NET Framework
18 30 (3.40%) Node.js
19 27 (3.06%) Backbone.js
Miscellaneous
1 315 (35.71%) Computer Science
2 116 (13.15%) Analytical Skills
3 47 (5.33%) Enterprise Software
4 33 (3.74%) Data Centre
4 33 (3.74%) Management Information System
5 30 (3.40%) Virtual Team
6 25 (2.83%) Social Media
7 20 (2.27%) Algorithms
7 20 (2.27%) Mobile App
7 20 (2.27%) User Experience
8 18 (2.04%) Embedded Systems
9 16 (1.81%) Client/Server
10 14 (1.59%) Smart Home
11 12 (1.36%) Private Cloud
12 10 (1.13%) Xbox
13 8 (0.91%) iPad
14 7 (0.79%) Blog
15 6 (0.68%) Home Automation
15 6 (0.68%) PlayStation
16 5 (0.57%) RIA
Operating Systems
1 128 (14.51%) Windows
2 126 (14.29%) Linux
3 34 (3.85%) Windows Server
4 29 (3.29%) Android
5 27 (3.06%) Unix
6 23 (2.61%) Apple iOS
7 19 (2.15%) CentOS
8 16 (1.81%) Windows 7
8 16 (1.81%) Windows Server 2008
8 16 (1.81%) Windows Server 2012
9 13 (1.47%) Windows 10
9 13 (1.47%) Windows Phone
10 12 (1.36%) Windows 8
11 10 (1.13%) Windows Mobile
12 8 (0.91%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
13 4 (0.45%) Solaris
14 3 (0.34%) Mac OS X
15 2 (0.23%) Ubuntu
16 1 (0.11%) Embedded Linux
16 1 (0.11%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 223 (25.28%) Agile Software Development
2 162 (18.37%) Software Engineering
3 119 (13.49%) Project Management
4 91 (10.32%) Test Automation
5 90 (10.20%) Mathematics
6 83 (9.41%) OO
7 81 (9.18%) Scrum
8 75 (8.50%) SDLC
9 72 (8.16%) Business Intelligence
10 69 (7.82%) TDD
11 68 (7.71%) ITIL
12 65 (7.37%) Open Source
13 64 (7.26%) Presales
14 59 (6.69%) Mentoring
15 57 (6.46%) Web Development
16 51 (5.78%) Continuous Integration
17 50 (5.67%) CRM
17 50 (5.67%) DevOps
18 45 (5.10%) Regression Testing
19 41 (4.65%) PRINCE2
Programming Languages
1 237 (26.87%) Java
2 193 (21.88%) JavaScript
3 164 (18.59%) C#
4 155 (17.57%) SQL
5 125 (14.17%) C++
6 94 (10.66%) C
7 91 (10.32%) Python
8 43 (4.88%) Perl
8 43 (4.88%) PHP
9 26 (2.95%) TypeScript
10 20 (2.27%) Bash Shell
10 20 (2.27%) PowerShell
10 20 (2.27%) Shell Script
11 15 (1.70%) Apex Code
12 14 (1.59%) Embedded C++
13 10 (1.13%) PL/SQL
13 10 (1.13%) Ruby
14 9 (1.02%) MATLAB
14 9 (1.02%) Scala
14 9 (1.02%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 210 (23.81%) Computer Science Degree
2 47 (5.33%) Master's Degree
3 43 (4.88%) ISTQB
4 31 (3.51%) Numerate Degree
5 27 (3.06%) Microsoft Certification
6 20 (2.27%) PMI Certification
7 19 (2.15%) PhD
7 19 (2.15%) PMP
8 18 (2.04%) ISEB
9 17 (1.93%) Security Cleared
10 14 (1.59%) Cisco Certification
11 12 (1.36%) ITIL Certification
12 11 (1.25%) CCNP
13 10 (1.13%) CCNA
14 9 (1.02%) MCSE
15 8 (0.91%) SC Cleared
16 7 (0.79%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
16 7 (0.79%) MCSD
17 6 (0.68%) CREST Certified
17 6 (0.68%) HND
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 62 (7.03%) QA
2 17 (1.93%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 15 (1.70%) SLA
4 5 (0.57%) PCI DSS
5 4 (0.45%) COBIT
5 4 (0.45%) PMO
6 3 (0.34%) GAMP
7 2 (0.23%) Data Quality
7 2 (0.23%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
8 1 (0.11%) 21 CFR Part 11
8 1 (0.11%) FedRAMP
8 1 (0.11%) HMG Security Policy Framework
8 1 (0.11%) ISO 9001
8 1 (0.11%) MISRA
8 1 (0.11%) MISRA C
System Software
1 36 (4.08%) Active Directory
2 35 (3.97%) Docker
3 27 (3.06%) VMware Infrastructure
4 20 (2.27%) Firmware
5 16 (1.81%) Virtual Machines
6 14 (1.59%) Hyper-V
7 12 (1.36%) VMware ESXi
8 8 (0.91%) Apache ZooKeeper
8 8 (0.91%) HDFS
8 8 (0.91%) KVM
9 3 (0.34%) Oracle RAC
10 2 (0.23%) Terminal Services
10 2 (0.23%) Tivoli Directory Server
11 1 (0.11%) Microsoft App-V
11 1 (0.11%) XenApp
11 1 (0.11%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 22 (2.49%) Kubernetes
2 14 (1.59%) Ansible
3 9 (1.02%) HP Quality Center
4 8 (0.91%) Opscode Chef
5 7 (0.79%) Prometheus
6 5 (0.57%) Nessus
6 5 (0.57%) Nmap
7 2 (0.23%) Hadoop YARN
7 2 (0.23%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
7 2 (0.23%) SCCM
7 2 (0.23%) SCVMM
7 2 (0.23%) Tivoli
8 1 (0.11%) Cacti
8 1 (0.11%) Cisco CME
8 1 (0.11%) Enterprise Manager Cloud Control
8 1 (0.11%) Graylog
8 1 (0.11%) Kibana
8 1 (0.11%) logstash
8 1 (0.11%) SCOM
8 1 (0.11%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 148 (16.78%) Microsoft
2 106 (12.02%) Oracle
3 71 (8.05%) SAP
4 55 (6.24%) VMware
5 31 (3.51%) Cisco
6 23 (2.61%) IBM
6 23 (2.61%) Red Hat
7 19 (2.15%) Salesforce.com
8 17 (1.93%) HP
9 16 (1.81%) EMC
10 12 (1.36%) BEA
10 12 (1.36%) TIBCO
11 11 (1.25%) Facebook
12 8 (0.91%) Hyperion
12 8 (0.91%) Twitter
13 7 (0.79%) Atlassian
13 7 (0.79%) Cadence
14 6 (0.68%) CA
14 6 (0.68%) CheckPoint
14 6 (0.68%) NEC