Period
to 19 August 2019

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 2019 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Academic Degree
South East > Berkshire
6 months to
19 Aug 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 8 14 11
Rank change year-on-year +6 -3 -1
Permanent jobs citing Degree 772 777 882
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Berkshire 13.47% 11.90% 13.68%
As % of the Qualifications category 52.02% 47.41% 47.60%
Number of salaries quoted 544 608 677
Berkshire median annual salary £50,000 £45,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +11.11% - -5.26%
10th Percentile £26,750 £26,250 £24,250
90th Percentile £74,625 £69,300 £72,500
South East median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £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 1,484 1,639 1,853
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Berkshire 25.89% 25.10% 28.73%
Number of salaries quoted 1,081 1,256 1,422
Berkshire median annual salary £52,500 £50,000 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.00% +5.26% -9.52%
10th Percentile £27,500 £26,875 £24,750
90th Percentile £80,000 £72,250 £72,500
South East median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £43,500
% change year-on-year +5.56% +3.45% -3.33%

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 2019.

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 2019. 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 +2 326 £40,000 -11.11% 60
Newbury +4 103 £50,000 +48.15% 13
Slough +11 86 £40,000 -13.51% 14
Maidenhead +27 83 £67,500 +22.73% 8
Bracknell -2 73 £57,500 +16.16% 21
Wokingham +11 35 £37,250 -25.50% 7
Crowthorne - 3 £34,001 - 1
Windsor +6 1 £40,000 -21.95% 3
Hungerford +4 1 £60,000 +60.00% 1
Degree
South East

For the 6 months to 19 August 2019, 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.

1 330 (42.75%) Computer Science
2 245 (31.74%) Agile Software Development
2 245 (31.74%) Computer Science Degree
3 188 (24.35%) JavaScript
4 176 (22.80%) SQL
5 144 (18.65%) .NET
6 140 (18.13%) Java
7 130 (16.84%) C#
8 126 (16.32%) Software Engineering
8 126 (16.32%) Mathematics
9 124 (16.06%) Microsoft
10 121 (15.67%) Microsoft Azure
11 115 (14.90%) Git (software)
12 112 (14.51%) Problem-Solving
13 110 (14.25%) Scrum
14 109 (14.12%) Project Management
15 103 (13.34%) Finance
15 103 (13.34%) Python
16 99 (12.82%) Analytical Skills
17 98 (12.69%) Linux
18 95 (12.31%) SQL Server
19 90 (11.66%) Jenkins
20 86 (11.14%) TDD
21 84 (10.88%) Telecoms
22 80 (10.36%) AngularJS
22 80 (10.36%) Amazon AWS
23 78 (10.10%) jQuery
24 77 (9.97%) Mentoring
25 75 (9.72%) DevOps
25 75 (9.72%) Marketing

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 37 (4.79%) Confluence
2 29 (3.76%) Elasticsearch
3 24 (3.11%) Apache
3 24 (3.11%) Tomcat
4 21 (2.72%) CMS
5 18 (2.33%) IIS
6 17 (2.20%) Apache Spark
7 12 (1.55%) Drupal
8 11 (1.42%) nginx
9 10 (1.30%) Sitecore CMS
9 10 (1.30%) SugarCRM
9 10 (1.30%) WordPress
10 9 (1.17%) SharePoint
11 8 (1.04%) JBoss
11 8 (1.04%) Skype for Business
12 7 (0.91%) Apache Solr
13 4 (0.52%) Apache Pig
13 4 (0.52%) Cloud Foundry
13 4 (0.52%) Joomla!
13 4 (0.52%) WebLogic
Applications
1 33 (4.27%) Microsoft Excel
2 24 (3.11%) Microsoft Office
3 15 (1.94%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 14 (1.81%) MS Visio
5 7 (0.91%) Microsoft Project
6 6 (0.78%) SPSS
7 3 (0.39%) SOLIDWORKS
7 3 (0.39%) Spreadsheet
7 3 (0.39%) SPSS Modeler
8 1 (0.13%) FreeHand
8 1 (0.13%) Sketch
Business Applications
1 23 (2.98%) Dynamics CRM
2 14 (1.81%) SAP S/4HANA
3 12 (1.55%) Hyperion Planning
4 11 (1.42%) Dynamics AX
5 8 (1.04%) SAP MM
5 8 (1.04%) SAP SD
6 6 (0.78%) HFM
7 4 (0.52%) Cisco SocialMiner
8 3 (0.39%) NetSuite
8 3 (0.39%) SAP CO
8 3 (0.39%) SAP EWM
8 3 (0.39%) SAP FI
8 3 (0.39%) SAP FI/CO
8 3 (0.39%) SAP WM
9 2 (0.26%) SAP BPC
9 2 (0.26%) SAP PS
10 1 (0.13%) Oracle Applications
10 1 (0.13%) Oracle EBS
10 1 (0.13%) Primavera
10 1 (0.13%) SAP GRC
Cloud Services
1 121 (15.67%) Microsoft Azure
2 80 (10.36%) Amazon AWS
3 65 (8.42%) SaaS
4 50 (6.48%) Google Cloud Platform
5 32 (4.15%) Azure Active Directory
6 24 (3.11%) Cloud Computing
7 14 (1.81%) Power Platform
8 13 (1.68%) Dynamics 365
9 12 (1.55%) AWS CloudFormation
9 12 (1.55%) Heroku
9 12 (1.55%) Office 365
10 9 (1.17%) npm
11 8 (1.04%) Amazon EC2
11 8 (1.04%) Salesforce Sales Cloud
11 8 (1.04%) Salesforce Service Cloud
12 7 (0.91%) Amazon S3
13 4 (0.52%) Amazon SQS
13 4 (0.52%) G Suite
13 4 (0.52%) PaaS
13 4 (0.52%) Serverless
Communications & Networking
1 51 (6.61%) Firewall
2 32 (4.15%) TCP/IP
3 30 (3.89%) VPN
4 28 (3.63%) Wireless
5 25 (3.24%) DNS
6 22 (2.85%) Skype
7 21 (2.72%) DHCP
8 20 (2.59%) Unified Communications
8 20 (2.59%) Wireless Security
9 16 (2.07%) LAN
9 16 (2.07%) WAN
10 14 (1.81%) Network Security
11 12 (1.55%) SSH
12 11 (1.42%) MPLS
13 8 (1.04%) Internet
13 8 (1.04%) VoIP
14 6 (0.78%) HTTP
14 6 (0.78%) ZigBee
14 6 (0.78%) Z-Wave
15 5 (0.65%) Remote Desktop
Database & Business Intelligence
1 95 (12.31%) SQL Server
2 48 (6.22%) NoSQL
3 41 (5.31%) MySQL
4 35 (4.53%) Relational Database
5 31 (4.02%) Big Data
6 27 (3.50%) PostgreSQL
7 21 (2.72%) Redis
8 17 (2.20%) Hadoop
8 17 (2.20%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 14 (1.81%) Apache Cassandra
9 14 (1.81%) Power BI
10 13 (1.68%) Data Warehouse
11 12 (1.55%) MongoDB
11 12 (1.55%) RDBMS
12 11 (1.42%) DB2
13 10 (1.30%) BusinessObjects
13 10 (1.30%) Essbase
13 10 (1.30%) SQL Server Integration Services
14 8 (1.04%) Data Mining
15 7 (0.91%) Oracle BI EE
Development Applications
1 115 (14.90%) Git (software)
2 90 (11.66%) Jenkins
3 57 (7.38%) JIRA
4 48 (6.22%) Selenium
5 27 (3.50%) Visual Studio
6 25 (3.24%) Maven
7 23 (2.98%) Team Foundation Server
8 21 (2.72%) Subversion
9 15 (1.94%) Grunt
9 15 (1.94%) Mocha
10 13 (1.68%) Eclipse
11 12 (1.55%) CircleCI
12 9 (1.17%) Cucumber
12 9 (1.17%) Oracle APEX
12 9 (1.17%) Visual Studio Team System
13 8 (1.04%) WebDriver
14 7 (0.91%) Ant
14 7 (0.91%) JUnit
14 7 (0.91%) webpack
15 6 (0.78%) TeamCity
General
1 103 (13.34%) Finance
2 84 (10.88%) Telecoms
3 75 (9.72%) Marketing
4 46 (5.96%) Banking
5 44 (5.70%) German Language
6 38 (4.92%) Italian Language
7 31 (4.02%) Electronics
8 27 (3.50%) Retail
9 18 (2.33%) Manufacturing
9 18 (2.33%) Pharmaceutical
9 18 (2.33%) Public Sector
10 16 (2.07%) Legal
11 14 (1.81%) French Language
12 9 (1.17%) Law
13 8 (1.04%) Aerospace
14 3 (0.39%) Dutch Language
14 3 (0.39%) Financial Institution
14 3 (0.39%) Games
14 3 (0.39%) Local Government
14 3 (0.39%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 205 (26.55%) Developer
2 118 (15.28%) Analyst
3 74 (9.59%) Graduate
4 64 (8.29%) Software Developer
5 60 (7.77%) Senior Developer
6 53 (6.87%) Software Engineer
7 49 (6.35%) Business Analyst
8 44 (5.70%) Architect
9 43 (5.57%) Java Developer
10 41 (5.31%) Junior
11 39 (5.05%) Consultant
12 34 (4.40%) Junior Developer
13 28 (3.63%) Graduate Developer
14 27 (3.50%) Solutions Architect
14 27 (3.50%) Subject Matter Expert
14 27 (3.50%) Systems Engineer
14 27 (3.50%) Test Engineer
15 23 (2.98%) .NET Developer
15 23 (2.98%) Junior Software Developer
16 22 (2.85%) Graduate Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 144 (18.65%) .NET
2 80 (10.36%) AngularJS
3 78 (10.10%) jQuery
4 74 (9.59%) HTML
5 71 (9.20%) ASP.NET
6 56 (7.25%) Node.js
7 48 (6.22%) Spring
8 43 (5.57%) Web Services
8 43 (5.57%) XML
9 41 (5.31%) Ajax
10 40 (5.18%) CSS
11 37 (4.79%) React
11 37 (4.79%) WebSockets
12 35 (4.53%) REST
13 28 (3.63%) SOAP
14 27 (3.50%) HTML5
15 26 (3.37%) Twitter Bootstrap
16 25 (3.24%) .NET Framework
16 25 (3.24%) OAuth
16 25 (3.24%) SAML
Miscellaneous
1 99 (12.82%) Analytical Skills
2 50 (6.48%) Self-Motivation
3 44 (5.70%) Management Information System
4 37 (4.79%) User Experience
5 28 (3.63%) Algorithms
6 27 (3.50%) Data Centre
7 25 (3.24%) CESG
7 25 (3.24%) Enterprise Software
8 17 (2.20%) EMC VMAX
9 16 (2.07%) Embedded Systems
10 15 (1.94%) Mobile App
11 14 (1.81%) iPad
12 12 (1.55%) Client/Server
12 12 (1.55%) Video Conferencing
12 12 (1.55%) Virtual Team
13 11 (1.42%) Augmented Reality
14 10 (1.30%) Linux Command Line
15 9 (1.17%) Robotics
16 8 (1.04%) Greenfield Project
17 7 (0.91%) Cyber Kill Chain
Operating Systems
1 98 (12.69%) Linux
2 69 (8.94%) Windows
3 23 (2.98%) Windows Server
4 18 (2.33%) Apple iOS
5 17 (2.20%) Android
6 16 (2.07%) Unix
7 11 (1.42%) CentOS
8 10 (1.30%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 8 (1.04%) VMS
9 8 (1.04%) Windows Server 2008
10 7 (0.91%) Debian
10 7 (0.91%) Ubuntu
11 6 (0.78%) Windows 10
12 5 (0.65%) Windows Server 2012
13 3 (0.39%) Windows 7
14 1 (0.13%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 330 (42.75%) Computer Science
2 245 (31.74%) Agile Software Development
3 126 (16.32%) Mathematics
3 126 (16.32%) Software Engineering
4 112 (14.51%) Problem-Solving
5 110 (14.25%) Scrum
6 109 (14.12%) Project Management
7 86 (11.14%) TDD
8 77 (9.97%) Mentoring
9 75 (9.72%) DevOps
10 74 (9.59%) Analytics
11 69 (8.94%) Continuous Integration
12 66 (8.55%) Cybersecurity
13 61 (7.90%) SDLC
14 60 (7.77%) ITIL
15 57 (7.38%) CRM
16 56 (7.25%) Physics
17 55 (7.12%) Test Automation
18 53 (6.87%) Presales
19 52 (6.74%) OO
Programming Languages
1 188 (24.35%) JavaScript
2 176 (22.80%) SQL
3 140 (18.13%) Java
4 130 (16.84%) C#
5 103 (13.34%) Python
6 52 (6.74%) C++
7 43 (5.57%) PHP
8 37 (4.79%) C
9 33 (4.27%) Scala
10 21 (2.72%) PowerShell
11 19 (2.46%) Apex Code
12 18 (2.33%) ES6
12 18 (2.33%) VB.NET
13 17 (2.20%) Kotlin
14 15 (1.94%) Bash Shell
15 12 (1.55%) Ruby
16 11 (1.42%) Go
16 11 (1.42%) T-SQL
16 11 (1.42%) TypeScript
17 9 (1.17%) R
Qualifications
1 245 (31.74%) Computer Science Degree
2 48 (6.22%) Microsoft Certification
3 44 (5.70%) Numerate Degree
4 37 (4.79%) MCITP
5 30 (3.89%) Cisco Certification
5 30 (3.89%) MCSE
6 28 (3.63%) CISSP
7 22 (2.85%) Security Cleared
8 20 (2.59%) CCIE
8 20 (2.59%) CCIE Routing and Switching
8 20 (2.59%) CCIE Service Provider
9 18 (2.33%) CISA
9 18 (2.33%) CISM
10 14 (1.81%) ISTQB
11 13 (1.68%) ISEB
11 13 (1.68%) Master's Degree
12 12 (1.55%) MCSA
13 10 (1.30%) CCNP
13 10 (1.30%) PhD
14 9 (1.17%) CCENT
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 46 (5.96%) QA
2 41 (5.31%) NIST
3 25 (3.24%) Data Quality
3 25 (3.24%) NCSC
4 17 (2.20%) COBIT
5 14 (1.81%) PMO
6 12 (1.55%) ISO/IEC 27001
7 6 (0.78%) Sarbanes-Oxley
8 5 (0.65%) PCI DSS
9 4 (0.52%) GDPR
10 3 (0.39%) GAMP
10 3 (0.39%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
11 1 (0.13%) GxP
11 1 (0.13%) ITGC
System Software
1 63 (8.16%) Active Directory
2 51 (6.61%) VMware Infrastructure
3 50 (6.48%) Docker
4 22 (2.85%) Hyper-V
5 12 (1.55%) iptables
5 12 (1.55%) VMware ESXi
6 11 (1.42%) Virtual Machines
7 9 (1.17%) Firmware
8 8 (1.04%) VirtualBox
8 8 (1.04%) Xen
9 3 (0.39%) NFS
9 3 (0.39%) Snort
10 1 (0.13%) Apache Flume
10 1 (0.13%) Ceph
Systems Management
1 33 (4.27%) Kubernetes
2 32 (4.15%) Puppet
3 26 (3.37%) Ansible
4 21 (2.72%) Terraform
5 12 (1.55%) Docker Swarm
5 12 (1.55%) HP Quality Center
6 11 (1.42%) Kibana
7 10 (1.30%) Nagios
8 8 (1.04%) Graphite
8 8 (1.04%) ZABBIX
9 6 (0.78%) Single Sign-On
10 5 (0.65%) HP Data Protector
10 5 (0.65%) Microsoft Clustering
10 5 (0.65%) Opscode Chef
10 5 (0.65%) SCCM
10 5 (0.65%) SCOM
11 4 (0.52%) Ambari
11 4 (0.52%) Cisco CUCM
11 4 (0.52%) Cisco UCCE
11 4 (0.52%) Cisco UCCX
Vendors
1 124 (16.06%) Microsoft
2 69 (8.94%) Oracle
3 68 (8.81%) VMware
4 54 (6.99%) Cisco
5 52 (6.74%) Salesforce.com
6 50 (6.48%) Google
7 47 (6.09%) SAP
8 40 (5.18%) EMC
9 37 (4.79%) Dell
9 37 (4.79%) NetApp
10 15 (1.94%) HP
10 15 (1.94%) Sage
11 14 (1.81%) Informatica
12 12 (1.55%) hybris
12 12 (1.55%) Hyperion
13 10 (1.30%) CheckPoint
13 10 (1.30%) CyberArk
13 10 (1.30%) Sitecore
14 9 (1.17%) Juniper
14 9 (1.17%) Veeam