Period
to 27 October 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 27 October 2020 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Academic Degree
South East > Berkshire
6 months to
27 Oct 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 16 9 9
Rank change year-on-year -7 0 +3
Permanent jobs citing Degree 196 716 886
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in Berkshire 12.39% 12.93% 14.27%
As % of the Qualifications category 45.90% 47.54% 54.22%
Number of salaries quoted 186 534 642
Median annual salary £57,500 £53,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +8.49% +17.78% -
10th Percentile £36,000 £27,250 £26,250
90th Percentile £78,750 £77,500 £69,000
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 427 1,506 1,634
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Berkshire 26.99% 27.19% 26.31%
Number of salaries quoted 294 1,118 1,204
Median annual salary £55,000 £57,500 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -4.35% +15.00% +5.26%
10th Percentile £35,000 £27,500 £26,250
90th Percentile £78,750 £81,250 £74,625
South East median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year +5.26% +5.56% -

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 27 October 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 27 October 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 -4 77 £57,500 +21.05% 29
Bracknell +1 66 £60,000 +4.35% 8
Maidenhead -9 9 £67,500 +12.50% 1
Newbury -6 5 £42,500 +6.25% 6
Ascot - 5 £29,000 -
Slough -16 3 £43,750 +9.38% 1
Wokingham -9 2 £50,000 +47.06% 1
Windsor +7 1 £33,000 -17.50%
Degree
South East

For the 6 months to 27 October 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.

1 117 (59.69%) Computer Science
2 88 (44.90%) Computer Science Degree
3 84 (42.86%) C#
4 72 (36.73%) Agile Software Development
5 67 (34.18%) JavaScript
6 62 (31.63%) Mathematics
7 61 (31.12%) TDD
8 58 (29.59%) .NET
9 56 (28.57%) SQL
10 45 (22.96%) Software Engineering
10 45 (22.96%) React
11 44 (22.45%) Vue.js
12 43 (21.94%) .NET Core
12 43 (21.94%) Docker
13 41 (20.92%) Selenium
14 40 (20.41%) Physics
14 40 (20.41%) Azure
15 39 (19.90%) Microsoft
16 38 (19.39%) Mentoring
17 37 (18.88%) Kubernetes
18 36 (18.37%) Python
19 33 (16.84%) Test Automation
19 33 (16.84%) Continuous Integration
19 33 (16.84%) NoSQL
20 32 (16.33%) Project Management
20 32 (16.33%) Linux
21 30 (15.31%) Telecoms
22 29 (14.80%) Scrum
22 29 (14.80%) HTML
23 26 (13.27%) 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 10 (5.10%) SharePoint
2 9 (4.59%) CMS
3 5 (2.55%) Elasticsearch
4 3 (1.53%) K2 blackpearl
5 1 (0.51%) BizTalk Server
5 1 (0.51%) WebSphere
Applications
1 9 (4.59%) Microsoft Excel
2 6 (3.06%) Microsoft Office
3 3 (1.53%) Adobe XD
3 3 (1.53%) InVision
3 3 (1.53%) Sketch
4 2 (1.02%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 2 (1.02%) S-PLUS
5 1 (0.51%) AutoCAD
Business Applications
1 7 (3.57%) NetSuite
1 7 (3.57%) SAP S/4HANA
2 5 (2.55%) Dynamics CRM
3 4 (2.04%) SAP MM
3 4 (2.04%) SAP SD
4 3 (1.53%) SAP EWM
4 3 (1.53%) SAP WM
Cloud Services
1 40 (20.41%) Azure
2 26 (13.27%) SaaS
3 19 (9.69%) AWS
3 19 (9.69%) GCP
4 17 (8.67%) Cloud Computing
5 12 (6.12%) Veeva
6 9 (4.59%) Power Platform
7 7 (3.57%) PaaS
8 5 (2.55%) Dynamics 365
8 5 (2.55%) PowerApps
9 4 (2.04%) Office 365
10 2 (1.02%) Boomi
10 2 (1.02%) IaaS
11 1 (0.51%) Amazon Kinesis
11 1 (0.51%) Amazon SQS
11 1 (0.51%) Azure Active Directory
11 1 (0.51%) Power Automate
11 1 (0.51%) Salesforce Service Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 18 (9.18%) TCP/IP
2 17 (8.67%) H.323
3 8 (4.08%) 4G
3 8 (4.08%) 5G
3 8 (4.08%) Network Security
3 8 (4.08%) Wireless
4 4 (2.04%) LTE
5 3 (1.53%) IPv4
5 3 (1.53%) IPv6
5 3 (1.53%) SNMP
5 3 (1.53%) SSL
5 3 (1.53%) UMTS
5 3 (1.53%) WAN
5 3 (1.53%) Wi-Fi
5 3 (1.53%) WiMAX
5 3 (1.53%) X.509
6 2 (1.02%) Firewall
6 2 (1.02%) LAN
6 2 (1.02%) Unified Communications
6 2 (1.02%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 33 (16.84%) NoSQL
2 24 (12.24%) SQL Server
3 18 (9.18%) MongoDB
4 10 (5.10%) PostgreSQL
4 10 (5.10%) Relational Database
4 10 (5.10%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 6 (3.06%) Power BI
5 6 (3.06%) Tableau
6 5 (2.55%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 3 (1.53%) Data Warehouse
7 3 (1.53%) MySQL
7 3 (1.53%) RDBMS
8 2 (1.02%) BusinessObjects
8 2 (1.02%) CouchDB
8 2 (1.02%) OLAP
8 2 (1.02%) Qlik Sense
8 2 (1.02%) QlikView
9 1 (0.51%) Amazon Aurora
9 1 (0.51%) Azure SQL Database
9 1 (0.51%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 41 (20.92%) Selenium
2 15 (7.65%) Git (software)
3 8 (4.08%) Visual Studio
4 5 (2.55%) SoapUI
4 5 (2.55%) Team Foundation Server
5 3 (1.53%) Balsamiq
6 1 (0.51%) GitLab
6 1 (0.51%) Jenkins
6 1 (0.51%) Vagrant
General
1 30 (15.31%) Telecoms
2 13 (6.63%) Finance
3 10 (5.10%) Retail
4 8 (4.08%) Electronics
5 7 (3.57%) French Language
6 6 (3.06%) Games
6 6 (3.06%) Norwegian Language
7 4 (2.04%) Advertising
8 3 (1.53%) Automotive
8 3 (1.53%) Manufacturing
8 3 (1.53%) Marketing
9 2 (1.02%) Housing Association
9 2 (1.02%) Law
9 2 (1.02%) Legal
9 2 (1.02%) Public Sector
10 1 (0.51%) Banking
Job Titles
1 79 (40.31%) Developer
2 50 (25.51%) Software Developer
3 33 (16.84%) Software Engineer
4 25 (12.76%) Graduate
5 18 (9.18%) .NET Developer
6 15 (7.65%) .NET Software Developer
7 14 (7.14%) Junior
7 14 (7.14%) Senior Developer
7 14 (7.14%) Senior Software Developer
8 12 (6.12%) Support Engineer
9 11 (5.61%) Analyst
9 11 (5.61%) Consultant
9 11 (5.61%) Full Stack Developer
9 11 (5.61%) Graduate Software Engineer
10 10 (5.10%) Graduate Developer
10 10 (5.10%) Junior Software Engineer
11 9 (4.59%) Developer/Software Engineer
11 9 (4.59%) Graduate Software Developer
11 9 (4.59%) Python Engineer
12 8 (4.08%) Junior Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 58 (29.59%) .NET
2 45 (22.96%) React
3 44 (22.45%) Vue.js
4 43 (21.94%) .NET Core
5 29 (14.80%) HTML
6 24 (12.24%) CSS
7 23 (11.73%) AngularJS
8 20 (10.20%) WebRTC
9 15 (7.65%) HTML5
10 14 (7.14%) Node.js
11 10 (5.10%) WCF
12 9 (4.59%) KnockoutJS
12 9 (4.59%) Web Services
13 6 (3.06%) JSON
13 6 (3.06%) pytest
13 6 (3.06%) REST
13 6 (3.06%) XML
13 6 (3.06%) YAML
14 5 (2.55%) Reactive Extensions
14 5 (2.55%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 26 (13.27%) Enterprise Software
2 20 (10.20%) Analytical Skills
2 20 (10.20%) Video Conferencing
3 17 (8.67%) User Experience
4 11 (5.61%) Management Information System
5 9 (4.59%) Self-Motivation
6 7 (3.57%) Mobile App
7 6 (3.06%) Over-the-Top Content
7 6 (3.06%) Public Cloud
7 6 (3.06%) Virtual Team
8 5 (2.55%) Cloud Native
9 3 (1.53%) Data Structures
10 2 (1.02%) Algorithms
10 2 (1.02%) Robotics
11 1 (0.51%) Mobile Games
11 1 (0.51%) TM Forum
11 1 (0.51%) Verilog
11 1 (0.51%) VHDL
Operating Systems
1 32 (16.33%) Linux
2 17 (8.67%) Windows
3 3 (1.53%) Android
4 2 (1.02%) Unix
4 2 (1.02%) Windows Server
5 1 (0.51%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 117 (59.69%) Computer Science
2 72 (36.73%) Agile Software Development
3 62 (31.63%) Mathematics
4 61 (31.12%) TDD
5 45 (22.96%) Software Engineering
6 40 (20.41%) Physics
7 38 (19.39%) Mentoring
8 33 (16.84%) Continuous Integration
8 33 (16.84%) Test Automation
9 32 (16.33%) Project Management
10 29 (14.80%) Scrum
11 26 (13.27%) OO
11 26 (13.27%) Root Cause Analysis
12 24 (12.24%) Problem-Solving
13 20 (10.20%) DevOps
14 18 (9.18%) CRM
15 15 (7.65%) User Stories
16 14 (7.14%) Continuous Deployment
16 14 (7.14%) Infrastructure Automation
17 13 (6.63%) ERP
Programming Languages
1 84 (42.86%) C#
2 67 (34.18%) JavaScript
3 56 (28.57%) SQL
4 36 (18.37%) Python
5 17 (8.67%) C++
6 16 (8.16%) C
6 16 (8.16%) Java
7 9 (4.59%) PowerShell
8 7 (3.57%) PHP
9 5 (2.55%) Go
10 4 (2.04%) Bash Shell
11 3 (1.53%) ABAP
12 2 (1.02%) Embedded C
12 2 (1.02%) Embedded C++
12 2 (1.02%) T-SQL
13 1 (0.51%) Bourne shell
13 1 (0.51%) Groovy
13 1 (0.51%) Jython
13 1 (0.51%) Scala
13 1 (0.51%) VBA
Qualifications
1 88 (44.90%) Computer Science Degree
2 15 (7.65%) Master's Degree
3 5 (2.55%) Microsoft Certification
3 5 (2.55%) Numerate Degree
3 5 (2.55%) PhD
4 4 (2.04%) MCITP
5 2 (1.02%) CISA
5 2 (1.02%) CISSP
5 2 (1.02%) PMP
5 2 (1.02%) Security Cleared
6 1 (0.51%) CEH
6 1 (0.51%) CISM
6 1 (0.51%) CRISC
6 1 (0.51%) CSSLP
6 1 (0.51%) GCIA
6 1 (0.51%) GCIH
6 1 (0.51%) GIAC
6 1 (0.51%) GPEN
6 1 (0.51%) GSEC
6 1 (0.51%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 16 (8.16%) QA
2 6 (3.06%) ISO 22301
2 6 (3.06%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 6 (3.06%) SLA
3 3 (1.53%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 43 (21.94%) Docker
2 14 (7.14%) VMware Infrastructure
3 10 (5.10%) Hyper-V
4 8 (4.08%) KVM
5 3 (1.53%) Virtual Machines
6 1 (0.51%) Active Directory
6 1 (0.51%) Virtual Servers
Systems Management
1 37 (18.88%) Kubernetes
2 6 (3.06%) Ansible
2 6 (3.06%) Terraform
3 1 (0.51%) Opscode Chef
3 1 (0.51%) Puppet
Vendors
1 39 (19.90%) Microsoft
2 22 (11.22%) SAP
3 16 (8.16%) Salesforce.com
4 15 (7.65%) Google
5 14 (7.14%) VMware
6 13 (6.63%) Siebel
7 6 (3.06%) Qualys
8 5 (2.55%) Cadence
8 5 (2.55%) CheckPoint
9 4 (2.04%) Oracle
10 3 (1.53%) Adobe
10 3 (1.53%) Cisco
10 3 (1.53%) Nintex
11 2 (1.02%) Cognos
11 2 (1.02%) MicroStrategy
11 2 (1.02%) Northgate
12 1 (0.51%) Capita
12 1 (0.51%) Cincom
12 1 (0.51%) IBM
12 1 (0.51%) Informatica