Period
to 19 February 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 19 February 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Academic Degree
South East > Berkshire
6 months to
19 Feb 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 7 8 6
Rank change year-on-year +1 -2 +2
Permanent jobs citing Degree 1,002 1,095 1,736
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Berkshire 14.94% 14.50% 15.60%
As % of the Qualifications category 54.58% 47.26% 46.60%
Number of salaries quoted 797 783 1,366
Berkshire median annual salary £41,500 £50,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -17.00% - +11.11%
10th Percentile £24,000 £24,500 £26,750
90th Percentile £67,500 £80,000 £75,000
South East median annual salary £42,500 £42,500 £43,728
% change year-on-year - -2.81% +4.11%

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 1,836 2,317 3,725
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Berkshire 27.38% 30.69% 33.47%
Number of salaries quoted 1,413 1,663 2,916
Berkshire median annual salary £45,000 £50,500 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -10.89% +1.00% +5.26%
10th Percentile £26,000 £26,250 £29,500
90th Percentile £70,000 £80,000 £72,500
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 19 February 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 19 February 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 +1 463 £41,000 -18.00% 55
Newbury +5 130 £40,000 -11.11% 8
Bracknell -2 109 £50,000 +25.00% 18
Maidenhead -14 76 £57,500 - 14
Slough -5 73 £30,000 -52.00% 16
Wokingham -5 30 £61,000 +52.50% 5
Hungerford +4 14 £35,000 -2.10%
Thatcham +1 5 £30,000 -33.33% 1
Windsor +7 3 £50,000 -16.67% 1
Ascot - 1 £33,500 -
Degree
South East

For the 6 months to 19 February 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.

1 422 (42.12%) Computer Science
2 295 (29.44%) Computer Science Degree
3 287 (28.64%) Agile Software Development
4 272 (27.15%) JavaScript
5 245 (24.45%) Java
6 217 (21.66%) HTML
7 215 (21.46%) SQL
8 203 (20.26%) CSS
9 197 (19.66%) C#
10 192 (19.16%) .NET
11 176 (17.56%) Linux
12 166 (16.57%) Analytical Skills
13 150 (14.97%) Mathematics
14 148 (14.77%) SQL Server
15 145 (14.47%) Microsoft
16 134 (13.37%) jQuery
17 131 (13.07%) Project Management
18 121 (12.08%) Finance
18 121 (12.08%) Test Automation
19 118 (11.78%) OO
20 116 (11.58%) Windows
21 114 (11.38%) Software Engineering
22 110 (10.98%) Python
23 108 (10.78%) QA
24 101 (10.08%) ASP.NET
25 100 (9.98%) SDLC
26 98 (9.78%) MVC
27 92 (9.18%) Oracle
28 89 (8.88%) C++
28 89 (8.88%) Open Source

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 20 (2.00%) Apache Spark
2 18 (1.80%) OpenStack
3 17 (1.70%) Oracle SOA Suite
3 17 (1.70%) SharePoint
4 16 (1.60%) Apache
5 14 (1.40%) CMS
5 14 (1.40%) SAS
6 13 (1.30%) Tomcat
7 12 (1.20%) WordPress
8 11 (1.10%) Elasticsearch
8 11 (1.10%) WebLogic
9 9 (0.90%) Apache Pig
10 8 (0.80%) JBoss
11 7 (0.70%) Cloud Foundry
11 7 (0.70%) Drupal
11 7 (0.70%) Joomla!
11 7 (0.70%) WebSphere
12 6 (0.60%) nginx
12 6 (0.60%) SharePoint 2013
13 5 (0.50%) IIS
Applications
1 46 (4.59%) Microsoft Office
2 34 (3.39%) Microsoft Excel
3 21 (2.10%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 20 (2.00%) Microsoft Project
5 13 (1.30%) Spreadsheet
6 12 (1.20%) Adobe Illustrator
6 12 (1.20%) Photoshop
7 4 (0.40%) Adobe Creative Suite
7 4 (0.40%) InfoPath
8 3 (0.30%) Adobe After Effects
8 3 (0.30%) Adobe Premiere
8 3 (0.30%) InDesign
9 2 (0.20%) HipChat
9 2 (0.20%) MS Visio
10 1 (0.100%) InVision
Business Applications
1 20 (2.00%) Dynamics CRM
2 13 (1.30%) SAP S/4HANA
3 6 (0.60%) Unica
4 4 (0.40%) Oracle 11i
4 4 (0.40%) Oracle Assets
4 4 (0.40%) Oracle EBS
4 4 (0.40%) Oracle EBS R12
4 4 (0.40%) Oracle General Ledger
4 4 (0.40%) Oracle iProcurement
4 4 (0.40%) Oracle Payables
4 4 (0.40%) Oracle Receivables
4 4 (0.40%) Salesforce.com CRM
5 3 (0.30%) Adobe Campaign
6 2 (0.20%) SAP PM
7 1 (0.100%) Infor CloudSuite Industrial (formerly SyteLine)
7 1 (0.100%) OPENHousing
7 1 (0.100%) TrackWise
Cloud Services
1 82 (8.18%) Amazon AWS
2 56 (5.59%) Microsoft Azure
3 54 (5.39%) SaaS
4 14 (1.40%) npm
5 11 (1.10%) Office 365
6 10 (1.00%) Cloud Computing
7 8 (0.80%) GitHub
8 6 (0.60%) Force.com
9 5 (0.50%) Adobe Analytics
9 5 (0.50%) AWS CloudFormation
9 5 (0.50%) Dynamics 365
9 5 (0.50%) PaaS
9 5 (0.50%) SuccessFactors
10 4 (0.40%) Amazon EMR
11 2 (0.20%) G Suite
11 2 (0.20%) Google Cloud Platform
11 2 (0.20%) IaaS
11 2 (0.20%) OneDrive
11 2 (0.20%) Serverless
11 2 (0.20%) Slack
Communications & Networking
1 76 (7.58%) Internet
2 75 (7.49%) Firewall
3 61 (6.09%) TCP/IP
4 43 (4.29%) Intrusion Detection
5 36 (3.59%) HTTP
6 34 (3.39%) WAN
7 29 (2.89%) VPN
8 25 (2.50%) FTP
8 25 (2.50%) LAN
9 21 (2.10%) MPLS
10 18 (1.80%) DNS
11 17 (1.70%) Network Security
12 14 (1.40%) Cisco ASA
12 14 (1.40%) SAN
12 14 (1.40%) SSH
13 13 (1.30%) Intranet
13 13 (1.30%) IPsec
13 13 (1.30%) NAS
13 13 (1.30%) Wireless
14 12 (1.20%) Unified Communications
Database & Business Intelligence
1 148 (14.77%) SQL Server
2 42 (4.19%) HBase
3 41 (4.09%) Relational Database
4 36 (3.59%) NoSQL
5 28 (2.79%) MySQL
5 28 (2.79%) Oracle Database
6 27 (2.69%) Big Data
7 23 (2.30%) Data Warehouse
8 19 (1.90%) MongoDB
9 18 (1.80%) Oracle Database 11g
10 17 (1.70%) GIS
10 17 (1.70%) Hadoop
11 16 (1.60%) PostgreSQL
12 15 (1.50%) Apache Hive
13 14 (1.40%) Apache Cassandra
13 14 (1.40%) SQL Server Integration Services
14 12 (1.20%) Oracle Database 10g
14 12 (1.20%) Power BI
15 11 (1.10%) SQL Server Reporting Services
16 10 (1.00%) Data Mining
Development Applications
1 56 (5.59%) Selenium
2 47 (4.69%) JIRA
3 43 (4.29%) Git (software)
4 34 (3.39%) Team Foundation Server
4 34 (3.39%) WebDriver
5 30 (2.99%) Maven
6 28 (2.79%) SoapUI
7 23 (2.30%) Jenkins
8 21 (2.10%) JMeter
9 20 (2.00%) Ant
9 20 (2.00%) gulp
10 19 (1.90%) Subversion
11 16 (1.60%) Cucumber
11 16 (1.60%) Eclipse
12 15 (1.50%) Visual Studio
13 14 (1.40%) HP UFT
13 14 (1.40%) NetBeans
14 13 (1.30%) Jasmine
14 13 (1.30%) Karma Test Runner
14 13 (1.30%) SpecFlow
General
1 121 (12.08%) Finance
2 72 (7.19%) Telecoms
3 71 (7.09%) Marketing
4 38 (3.79%) Digital Economy
5 34 (3.39%) Retail
6 25 (2.50%) Electronics
7 19 (1.90%) Manufacturing
8 16 (1.60%) Legal
9 12 (1.20%) Banking
9 12 (1.20%) Law
10 11 (1.10%) Games
11 8 (0.80%) Advertising
12 6 (0.60%) Music Industry
13 4 (0.40%) Aerospace
13 4 (0.40%) Automotive
13 4 (0.40%) Financial Institution
14 3 (0.30%) Billing
14 3 (0.30%) German Language
14 3 (0.30%) Investment Banking
14 3 (0.30%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 363 (36.23%) Developer
2 106 (10.58%) Senior Developer
3 105 (10.48%) Analyst
4 100 (9.98%) Junior
5 85 (8.48%) Consultant
6 81 (8.08%) Software Developer
7 80 (7.98%) Java Developer
8 79 (7.88%) .NET Developer
9 76 (7.58%) Graduate
10 71 (7.09%) Junior Developer
11 52 (5.19%) C# Developer
12 47 (4.69%) Graduate Developer
12 47 (4.69%) Web Developer
13 44 (4.39%) Software Engineer
14 40 (3.99%) Architect
15 36 (3.59%) C# Software Developer
16 33 (3.29%) Project Manager
17 32 (3.19%) Tester
18 31 (3.09%) Senior Java Developer
18 31 (3.09%) Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 217 (21.66%) HTML
2 203 (20.26%) CSS
3 192 (19.16%) .NET
4 134 (13.37%) jQuery
5 101 (10.08%) ASP.NET
6 67 (6.69%) Web Services
7 63 (6.29%) XML
8 55 (5.49%) ASP.NET MVC
8 55 (5.49%) Node.js
9 51 (5.09%) Ajax
10 50 (4.99%) HTML5
11 48 (4.79%) .NET Framework
12 43 (4.29%) AngularJS
12 43 (4.29%) SOAP
12 43 (4.29%) Twitter Bootstrap
13 42 (4.19%) REST
14 29 (2.89%) JSON
15 28 (2.79%) J2EE
15 28 (2.79%) Middleware
16 27 (2.69%) WebSockets
Miscellaneous
1 422 (42.12%) Computer Science
2 166 (16.57%) Analytical Skills
3 53 (5.29%) Management Information System
4 40 (3.99%) Data Centre
5 38 (3.79%) Enterprise Software
6 29 (2.89%) Client/Server
6 29 (2.89%) Greenfield Project
7 27 (2.69%) User Experience
8 26 (2.59%) Social Media
9 23 (2.30%) Algorithms
9 23 (2.30%) Mobile App
10 22 (2.20%) Security Operations Centre
11 20 (2.00%) Public Cloud
12 17 (1.70%) Linux Command Line
13 13 (1.30%) RIA
14 11 (1.10%) Driving Licence
14 11 (1.10%) Private Cloud
14 11 (1.10%) Renewable Energy
15 10 (1.00%) Virtual Team
16 9 (0.90%) Cyberattack
Operating Systems
1 176 (17.56%) Linux
2 116 (11.58%) Windows
3 48 (4.79%) Unix
4 30 (2.99%) Apple iOS
5 29 (2.89%) Windows Server
6 19 (1.90%) Android
7 8 (0.80%) CentOS
7 8 (0.80%) Mac OS X
8 7 (0.70%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 7 (0.70%) Solaris
8 7 (0.70%) Windows 10
9 6 (0.60%) Windows 7
9 6 (0.60%) Windows Server 2008
10 5 (0.50%) Ubuntu
10 5 (0.50%) Windows 8
10 5 (0.50%) Windows Mobile
10 5 (0.50%) Windows Server 2012
11 1 (0.100%) DC/OS
11 1 (0.100%) Oracle Linux
11 1 (0.100%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 287 (28.64%) Agile Software Development
2 150 (14.97%) Mathematics
3 131 (13.07%) Project Management
4 121 (12.08%) Test Automation
5 118 (11.78%) OO
6 114 (11.38%) Software Engineering
7 100 (9.98%) SDLC
8 98 (9.78%) MVC
9 89 (8.88%) Open Source
10 78 (7.78%) Scrum
11 73 (7.29%) Mentoring
12 63 (6.29%) Physics
12 63 (6.29%) Risk Management
13 62 (6.19%) Continuous Integration
14 60 (5.99%) CRM
14 60 (5.99%) TDD
15 58 (5.79%) Unit Testing
16 56 (5.59%) Waterfall
17 55 (5.49%) Information Security
17 55 (5.49%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 272 (27.15%) JavaScript
2 245 (24.45%) Java
3 215 (21.46%) SQL
4 197 (19.66%) C#
5 110 (10.98%) Python
6 89 (8.88%) C++
7 86 (8.58%) C
8 58 (5.79%) PHP
9 33 (3.29%) R
10 32 (3.19%) PowerShell
11 29 (2.89%) Shell Script
12 26 (2.59%) Perl
12 26 (2.59%) VB.NET
13 22 (2.20%) Scala
14 19 (1.90%) T-SQL
15 18 (1.80%) TypeScript
16 16 (1.60%) VB
17 13 (1.30%) ES6
17 13 (1.30%) ES7
18 12 (1.20%) MATLAB
Qualifications
1 295 (29.44%) Computer Science Degree
2 66 (6.59%) Master's Degree
3 48 (4.79%) ISTQB
4 27 (2.69%) CISSP
5 26 (2.59%) Cisco Certification
6 24 (2.40%) ISEB
7 23 (2.30%) CISM
8 19 (1.90%) Security Cleared
9 17 (1.70%) SC Cleared
10 15 (1.50%) Microsoft Certification
10 15 (1.50%) Numerate Degree
11 13 (1.30%) CCNP
11 13 (1.30%) PMI Certification
12 12 (1.20%) AWS Certification
13 10 (1.00%) (ISC)2 CCSP
13 10 (1.00%) CCSP
13 10 (1.00%) MBA
14 9 (0.90%) CCNP Voice
15 7 (0.70%) ITIL Certification
15 7 (0.70%) PMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 108 (10.78%) QA
2 13 (1.30%) SLA
3 12 (1.20%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 12 (1.20%) PMO
4 11 (1.10%) COBIT
5 9 (0.90%) Data Quality
6 8 (0.80%) ISO 9001
7 5 (0.50%) GDPR
7 5 (0.50%) PCI DSS
8 2 (0.20%) Cyber Essentials
8 2 (0.20%) GAMP
9 1 (0.100%) MISRA
9 1 (0.100%) MISRA C
System Software
1 40 (3.99%) Active Directory
2 29 (2.89%) HDFS
3 23 (2.30%) Docker
4 17 (1.70%) Hyper-V
4 17 (1.70%) NFS
5 15 (1.50%) VMware ESXi
6 10 (1.00%) Apache Flume
6 10 (1.00%) VMware Infrastructure
7 9 (0.90%) Firmware
8 8 (0.80%) SAP ITS
9 6 (0.60%) Samba
9 6 (0.60%) Virtual Machines
10 4 (0.40%) vSphere
11 2 (0.20%) Microsoft App-V
11 2 (0.20%) XenApp
11 2 (0.20%) XenDesktop
12 1 (0.100%) Postfix
12 1 (0.100%) Terminal Services
12 1 (0.100%) Virtual Servers
12 1 (0.100%) VirtualBox
Systems Management
1 24 (2.40%) Ansible
2 20 (2.00%) Kubernetes
3 8 (0.80%) Cisco CME
3 8 (0.80%) Cisco UCCX
3 8 (0.80%) Nagios
3 8 (0.80%) Oozie
4 7 (0.70%) Opscode Chef
4 7 (0.70%) Puppet
5 5 (0.50%) Opsview
5 5 (0.50%) Terraform
6 4 (0.40%) Cisco CUCM
6 4 (0.40%) Nessus
6 4 (0.40%) Nmap
6 4 (0.40%) Salt
6 4 (0.40%) Single Sign-On
6 4 (0.40%) WebSphere Cast Iron
7 3 (0.30%) HP Quality Center
7 3 (0.30%) vCenter Server
8 2 (0.20%) Kibana
8 2 (0.20%) SCOrch
Vendors
1 145 (14.47%) Microsoft
2 92 (9.18%) Oracle
3 47 (4.69%) VMware
4 34 (3.39%) Cisco
5 27 (2.69%) SAP
6 23 (2.30%) Salesforce.com
7 21 (2.10%) Capita
8 18 (1.80%) Twitter
9 17 (1.70%) HP
10 16 (1.60%) Adobe
11 14 (1.40%) Juniper
12 13 (1.30%) F5
13 12 (1.20%) IBM
14 9 (0.90%) Splunk
15 8 (0.80%) Concur
15 8 (0.80%) Google
15 8 (0.80%) Red Box
15 8 (0.80%) Tableau
16 7 (0.70%) BEA
16 7 (0.70%) Citrix