Period
to 22 October 2018

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 22 October 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Academic Degree
South East > Berkshire
6 months to
22 Oct 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 9 12 9
Rank change year-on-year +3 -3 -5
Permanent jobs citing Degree 889 864 1,175
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Berkshire 14.13% 14.18% 13.66%
As % of the Qualifications category 54.04% 49.74% 42.43%
Number of salaries quoted 630 678 922
Berkshire median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £48,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - -6.25% -4.00%
10th Percentile £26,000 £24,750 £25,250
90th Percentile £70,000 £70,000 £78,750
South East median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year +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 1,645 1,737 2,769
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Berkshire 26.14% 28.51% 32.19%
Number of salaries quoted 1,218 1,370 2,050
Berkshire median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £52,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.26% -9.52% +10.53%
10th Percentile £26,250 £26,250 £27,500
90th Percentile £73,750 £72,500 £78,750
South East median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000

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 22 October 2018.

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 22 October 2018. 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 -4 307 £45,000 - 38
Slough +18 145 £45,000 +5.88% 19
Maidenhead -25 90 £48,750 -2.50% 10
Bracknell -6 88 £45,000 +5.88% 13
Newbury +1 86 £32,500 -16.13% 13
Wokingham +8 36 £50,000 -11.11% 11
Windsor - 25 £52,500 - 3
Thatcham +8 2 £45,000 +28.57%
Ascot +14 1 £55,000 - 1
Degree
South East

For the 6 months to 22 October 2018, 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.

1 314 (35.32%) Computer Science
2 255 (28.68%) Agile Software Development
3 203 (22.83%) JavaScript
4 200 (22.50%) Java
5 196 (22.05%) SQL
6 192 (21.60%) Mathematics
7 190 (21.37%) Finance
8 182 (20.47%) Microsoft
9 178 (20.02%) Computer Science Degree
10 153 (17.21%) Python
11 151 (16.99%) C#
12 140 (15.75%) Linux
13 138 (15.52%) Microsoft Azure
14 136 (15.30%) Software Engineering
15 134 (15.07%) Problem-Solving
16 126 (14.17%) Analytics
17 120 (13.50%) HTML
17 120 (13.50%) Analytical Skills
18 115 (12.94%) SQL Server
19 114 (12.82%) .NET
20 113 (12.71%) Scrum
21 107 (12.04%) Telecoms
21 107 (12.04%) Windows
22 103 (11.59%) C
23 102 (11.47%) Business Intelligence
24 96 (10.80%) Project Management
25 93 (10.46%) C++
25 93 (10.46%) Data Science
26 91 (10.24%) OO
27 89 (10.01%) Big Data

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 56 (6.30%) Apache Spark
2 31 (3.49%) Apache
3 27 (3.04%) Elasticsearch
4 25 (2.81%) Tomcat
5 24 (2.70%) Confluence
5 24 (2.70%) SAS
6 14 (1.57%) SharePoint
7 12 (1.35%) MS Exchange
8 10 (1.12%) IIS
8 10 (1.12%) Oracle Workflow
9 9 (1.01%) WordPress
10 8 (0.90%) Apache Solr
11 7 (0.79%) CMS
11 7 (0.79%) Oracle SOA Suite
12 6 (0.67%) Apache Pig
12 6 (0.67%) JBoss
12 6 (0.67%) WebLogic
13 5 (0.56%) nginx
13 5 (0.56%) WebSphere
14 4 (0.45%) OpenStack
Applications
1 40 (4.50%) Microsoft Excel
2 34 (3.82%) Microsoft Office
3 15 (1.69%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 15 (1.69%) MS Visio
4 13 (1.46%) Microsoft Project
5 11 (1.24%) Photoshop
6 10 (1.12%) Adobe Creative Suite
6 10 (1.12%) Adobe Illustrator
7 9 (1.01%) RoboHelp
8 2 (0.22%) Spreadsheet
9 1 (0.11%) InVision
9 1 (0.11%) Siemens NX
9 1 (0.11%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 18 (2.02%) Dynamics CRM
2 5 (0.56%) Hyperion Planning
2 5 (0.56%) SAP S/4HANA
3 4 (0.45%) Scribe Insight
4 3 (0.34%) Eloqua
4 3 (0.34%) Magento
5 2 (0.22%) Dynamics AX
5 2 (0.22%) Unit4 Business World
6 1 (0.11%) Distributed Ledger
6 1 (0.11%) JDE EnterpriseOne
6 1 (0.11%) JDE OneWorld
6 1 (0.11%) SAP MM
6 1 (0.11%) SAP SD
6 1 (0.11%) Teamcenter
6 1 (0.11%) TrackWise
6 1 (0.11%) Workday HCM
Cloud Services
1 138 (15.52%) Microsoft Azure
2 72 (8.10%) Amazon AWS
3 45 (5.06%) SaaS
4 30 (3.37%) PaaS
5 28 (3.15%) Office 365
6 22 (2.47%) GitHub
7 19 (2.14%) Cloud Computing
8 18 (2.02%) Azure Active Directory
9 17 (1.91%) Amazon EC2
10 16 (1.80%) IaaS
11 13 (1.46%) Virtual Private Cloud
12 12 (1.35%) Amazon S3
13 11 (1.24%) Akamai
13 11 (1.24%) Google Cloud Platform
14 9 (1.01%) Dynamics 365
15 8 (0.90%) Amazon CloudWatch
15 8 (0.90%) Amazon ELB
15 8 (0.90%) Amazon Glacier
16 6 (0.67%) AWS CloudFormation
17 5 (0.56%) Amazon ElastiCache
Communications & Networking
1 39 (4.39%) Internet
2 36 (4.05%) TCP/IP
3 26 (2.92%) Bluetooth
3 26 (2.92%) Firewall
3 26 (2.92%) Wireless
4 23 (2.59%) WAN
5 20 (2.25%) DNS
6 19 (2.14%) LAN
6 19 (2.14%) SAN
7 18 (2.02%) Wi-Fi
8 17 (1.91%) DHCP
9 12 (1.35%) SNMP
10 11 (1.24%) Intrusion Detection
10 11 (1.24%) NAS
10 11 (1.24%) SCCP
10 11 (1.24%) VPN
11 10 (1.12%) LTE
12 9 (1.01%) Fibre Channel
12 9 (1.01%) iSCSI
13 7 (0.79%) FCoE
Database & Business Intelligence
1 115 (12.94%) SQL Server
2 89 (10.01%) Big Data
3 68 (7.65%) Power BI
4 61 (6.86%) Hadoop
5 53 (5.96%) Relational Database
6 45 (5.06%) MySQL
7 40 (4.50%) Apache Hive
8 38 (4.27%) NoSQL
9 35 (3.94%) SQL Server Reporting Services
10 32 (3.60%) SQL Server Integration Services
11 31 (3.49%) SAP BW
12 28 (3.15%) SAP HANA
13 27 (3.04%) Data Warehouse
14 26 (2.92%) Text Mining
15 23 (2.59%) HBase
15 23 (2.59%) RDBMS
16 21 (2.36%) Apache Cassandra
16 21 (2.36%) SQL Server Analysis Services
17 18 (2.02%) SQL Server 2008
18 15 (1.69%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 86 (9.67%) Git (software)
2 58 (6.52%) Jenkins
3 53 (5.96%) JIRA
4 30 (3.37%) Visual Studio
5 29 (3.26%) Subversion
6 26 (2.92%) Maven
7 24 (2.70%) Eclipse
8 20 (2.25%) Selenium
8 20 (2.25%) Team Foundation Server
9 13 (1.46%) Cucumber
10 12 (1.35%) Bitbucket
11 7 (0.79%) Bugzilla
11 7 (0.79%) TeamCity
12 6 (0.67%) Atlassian Bamboo
12 6 (0.67%) Vagrant
13 5 (0.56%) gulp
13 5 (0.56%) HP UFT
13 5 (0.56%) Sonatype Nexus
13 5 (0.56%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
13 5 (0.56%) Xcode
General
1 190 (21.37%) Finance
2 107 (12.04%) Telecoms
3 73 (8.21%) Retail
4 72 (8.10%) Marketing
5 53 (5.96%) Electronics
6 31 (3.49%) Banking
7 30 (3.37%) Manufacturing
8 17 (1.91%) Aerospace
9 12 (1.35%) German Language
9 12 (1.35%) Pharmaceutical
10 11 (1.24%) Financial Institution
11 10 (1.12%) Military
12 9 (1.01%) Automotive
12 9 (1.01%) Legal
13 7 (0.79%) Italian Language
14 6 (0.67%) Multimedia
15 4 (0.45%) Advertising
15 4 (0.45%) Back Office
16 3 (0.34%) Front Office
16 3 (0.34%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 246 (27.67%) Developer
2 115 (12.94%) Graduate
3 103 (11.59%) Analyst
4 89 (10.01%) Software Engineer
5 77 (8.66%) Senior Developer
6 74 (8.32%) Java Developer
7 47 (5.29%) Graduate Developer
8 46 (5.17%) Junior
9 41 (4.61%) Software Developer
10 37 (4.16%) Consultant
11 30 (3.37%) Graduate Software Engineer
11 30 (3.37%) Systems Engineer
12 28 (3.15%) Data Scientist
13 27 (3.04%) Data Engineer
13 27 (3.04%) Embedded Engineer
14 25 (2.81%) Applications Developer
14 25 (2.81%) Graduate Java Developer
14 25 (2.81%) Senior Applications Developer
15 24 (2.70%) Test Analyst
16 23 (2.59%) Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 120 (13.50%) HTML
2 114 (12.82%) .NET
3 78 (8.77%) CSS
4 69 (7.76%) ASP.NET
5 62 (6.97%) AngularJS
6 51 (5.74%) Web Services
7 46 (5.17%) jQuery
8 43 (4.84%) XML
9 42 (4.72%) HTML5
9 42 (4.72%) Node.js
10 39 (4.39%) React
11 38 (4.27%) Ajax
12 37 (4.16%) Kafka
13 35 (3.94%) .NET Framework
14 25 (2.81%) Spring
15 24 (2.70%) D3.js
15 24 (2.70%) ggplot
16 23 (2.59%) WPF
17 22 (2.47%) REST
18 20 (2.25%) JSON
Miscellaneous
1 314 (35.32%) Computer Science
2 120 (13.50%) Analytical Skills
3 55 (6.19%) Self-Motivation
4 50 (5.62%) Algorithms
5 34 (3.82%) FMCG
6 33 (3.71%) Fintech
6 33 (3.71%) User Experience
7 30 (3.37%) Management Information System
8 28 (3.15%) Data Centre
9 24 (2.70%) Social Network
10 20 (2.25%) NHS
11 19 (2.14%) Enterprise Software
11 19 (2.14%) Social Media
12 18 (2.02%) Mobile App
12 18 (2.02%) Virtual Team
13 17 (1.91%) Driving Licence
14 16 (1.80%) Greenfield Project
15 15 (1.69%) CESG
16 12 (1.35%) Clustering
16 12 (1.35%) PMI
Operating Systems
1 140 (15.75%) Linux
2 107 (12.04%) Windows
3 48 (5.40%) Unix
4 27 (3.04%) Windows Server
5 26 (2.92%) Apple iOS
6 18 (2.02%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 17 (1.91%) Windows Server 2008
8 11 (1.24%) Android
9 10 (1.12%) Windows Server 2012
10 7 (0.79%) CentOS
11 6 (0.67%) Windows 10
11 6 (0.67%) Windows 7
12 5 (0.56%) Windows 8
13 4 (0.45%) Embedded Linux
14 2 (0.22%) Oracle Linux
14 2 (0.22%) Windows Server 2003
15 1 (0.11%) Mac OS
15 1 (0.11%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 255 (28.68%) Agile Software Development
2 192 (21.60%) Mathematics
3 136 (15.30%) Software Engineering
4 134 (15.07%) Problem-Solving
5 126 (14.17%) Analytics
6 113 (12.71%) Scrum
7 102 (11.47%) Business Intelligence
8 96 (10.80%) Project Management
9 93 (10.46%) Data Science
10 91 (10.24%) OO
11 87 (9.79%) Visualisation
12 82 (9.22%) Decision-Making
13 81 (9.11%) ITIL
14 75 (8.44%) Data Modelling
15 73 (8.21%) Data Engineering
16 72 (8.10%) Artificial Intelligence
16 72 (8.10%) Mentoring
17 70 (7.87%) Data Visualisation
18 69 (7.76%) Test Automation
19 68 (7.65%) SDLC
Programming Languages
1 203 (22.83%) JavaScript
2 200 (22.50%) Java
3 196 (22.05%) SQL
4 153 (17.21%) Python
5 151 (16.99%) C#
6 103 (11.59%) C
7 93 (10.46%) C++
8 41 (4.61%) R
9 39 (4.39%) PHP
10 31 (3.49%) PowerShell
10 31 (3.49%) T-SQL
11 27 (3.04%) Bash Shell
12 22 (2.47%) Shell Script
13 21 (2.36%) Go
14 18 (2.02%) Ruby
14 18 (2.02%) VB.NET
15 13 (1.46%) Java 8
16 9 (1.01%) Cython
17 8 (0.90%) Objective-C
17 8 (0.90%) Perl
Qualifications
1 178 (20.02%) Computer Science Degree
2 48 (5.40%) Security Cleared
3 35 (3.94%) Microsoft Certification
4 34 (3.82%) MCSE
5 31 (3.49%) Cisco Certification
6 29 (3.26%) Numerate Degree
7 27 (3.04%) Master's Degree
8 24 (2.70%) MCITP
9 23 (2.59%) CISSP
9 23 (2.59%) DV Cleared
9 23 (2.59%) ITIL Certification
10 22 (2.47%) CISM
11 16 (1.80%) MCSA
12 13 (1.46%) CCNA
12 13 (1.46%) CCSP
12 13 (1.46%) PMI Certification
13 11 (1.24%) (ISC)2 CCSP
14 10 (1.12%) ISTQB
15 9 (1.01%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
15 9 (1.01%) PhD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 55 (6.19%) QA
2 20 (2.25%) Data Quality
3 10 (1.12%) ISO 9001
3 10 (1.12%) SLA
4 9 (1.01%) PMO
5 7 (0.79%) GAMP
5 7 (0.79%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 5 (0.56%) GDPR
7 4 (0.45%) HMG Security Policy Framework
7 4 (0.45%) PMBOK
7 4 (0.45%) PSD2
8 3 (0.34%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
8 3 (0.34%) PCI DSS
8 3 (0.34%) Sarbanes-Oxley
9 2 (0.22%) P3O
10 1 (0.11%) GAAP
10 1 (0.11%) IFRS
System Software
1 54 (6.07%) Active Directory
2 42 (4.72%) Firmware
3 31 (3.49%) Docker
3 31 (3.49%) VMware Infrastructure
4 22 (2.47%) HDFS
5 17 (1.91%) Virtual Machines
6 16 (1.80%) Apache Flume
7 10 (1.12%) vSphere
8 7 (0.79%) Hyper-V
8 7 (0.79%) Samba
9 4 (0.45%) Terminal Server
9 4 (0.45%) Varnish
9 4 (0.45%) VMware Server
10 3 (0.34%) Apache ZooKeeper
10 3 (0.34%) Snort
10 3 (0.34%) VMware ESXi
11 2 (0.22%) Ceph
11 2 (0.22%) XenApp
11 2 (0.22%) XenDesktop
12 1 (0.11%) iptables
Systems Management
1 41 (4.61%) Puppet
2 35 (3.94%) Ansible
3 27 (3.04%) Hadoop YARN
4 20 (2.25%) Kubernetes
5 19 (2.14%) Kibana
6 18 (2.02%) Opscode Chef
7 11 (1.24%) Terraform
8 7 (0.79%) vRealize Orchestrator
9 6 (0.67%) HP ALM
9 6 (0.67%) Microsoft Clustering
10 5 (0.56%) Docker Swarm
10 5 (0.56%) Nagios
11 4 (0.45%) EMC NetWorker
11 4 (0.45%) Mesos
11 4 (0.45%) NetBackup
11 4 (0.45%) Oozie
11 4 (0.45%) Rancher
11 4 (0.45%) Rundeck
11 4 (0.45%) Salt
11 4 (0.45%) SCCM
Vendors
1 182 (20.47%) Microsoft
2 81 (9.11%) SAP
3 68 (7.65%) Tableau
4 60 (6.75%) Oracle
5 48 (5.40%) VMware
6 37 (4.16%) Atlassian
7 29 (3.26%) Red Hat
8 20 (2.25%) Google
9 19 (2.14%) Cisco
10 18 (2.02%) Salesforce.com
11 16 (1.80%) Cloudera
12 13 (1.46%) HP
13 12 (1.35%) Adobe
14 11 (1.24%) Splunk
15 10 (1.12%) Citrix
15 10 (1.12%) NetApp
16 9 (1.01%) F5
16 9 (1.01%) IBM
17 8 (0.90%) Dell
17 8 (0.90%) EMC