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

Academic Degree
South East > Berkshire
6 months to
19 Aug 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 14 11 10
Rank change year-on-year -3 -1 -5
Permanent jobs citing Degree 777 882 1,203
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Berkshire 11.90% 13.68% 13.35%
As % of the Qualifications category 47.41% 47.60% 40.89%
Number of salaries quoted 608 677 1,003
Berkshire median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - -5.26% -
10th Percentile £26,250 £24,250 £26,250
90th Percentile £69,300 £72,500 £76,250
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 1,639 1,853 2,942
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Berkshire 25.10% 28.74% 32.64%
Number of salaries quoted 1,256 1,422 2,246
Berkshire median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £52,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.26% -9.52% +10.53%
10th Percentile £26,875 £24,750 £27,500
90th Percentile £72,250 £72,500 £75,813
South East median annual salary £45,000 £43,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year +3.45% -3.33% +3.45%

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 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 August 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 -3 311 £45,000 - 45
Bracknell -9 86 £49,500 +16.47% 15
Newbury -2 81 £33,750 -15.63% 9
Maidenhead -31 79 £55,000 +10.00% 7
Slough -2 64 £46,250 -7.50% 18
Wokingham -16 21 £50,000 +25.00% 6
Windsor - 19 £51,250 -
Hungerford +11 1 £37,500 +20.00%
Degree
South East

For the 6 months to 19 August 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.

1 284 (36.55%) Computer Science
2 184 (23.68%) JavaScript
3 169 (21.75%) Agile Software Development
4 167 (21.49%) Java
5 163 (20.98%) SQL
6 158 (20.33%) Computer Science Degree
7 133 (17.12%) C#
8 130 (16.73%) Software Engineering
9 126 (16.22%) HTML
10 124 (15.96%) Microsoft
11 123 (15.83%) .NET
12 119 (15.32%) Analytical Skills
13 118 (15.19%) Mathematics
14 117 (15.06%) Finance
15 111 (14.29%) Problem-Solving
16 107 (13.77%) Linux
17 103 (13.26%) Windows
18 100 (12.87%) CSS
19 99 (12.74%) Python
19 99 (12.74%) Project Management
20 97 (12.48%) ITIL
21 96 (12.36%) C++
22 95 (12.23%) OO
23 93 (11.97%) SQL Server
24 88 (11.33%) C
25 79 (10.17%) Microsoft Azure
25 79 (10.17%) SDLC
26 68 (8.75%) ASP.NET
27 64 (8.24%) Mentoring
28 62 (7.98%) 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 28 (3.60%) Apache Spark
2 19 (2.45%) Tomcat
3 15 (1.93%) Elasticsearch
4 13 (1.67%) Confluence
5 11 (1.42%) MS Exchange
6 10 (1.29%) IIS
7 9 (1.16%) Oracle SOA Suite
7 9 (1.16%) WebSphere
8 8 (1.03%) JBoss
9 7 (0.90%) WordPress
10 6 (0.77%) Apache Solr
10 6 (0.77%) SharePoint
11 5 (0.64%) CMS
11 5 (0.64%) OpenStack
11 5 (0.64%) WebLogic
12 4 (0.51%) Apache
12 4 (0.51%) Liferay
12 4 (0.51%) Oracle Service Bus
12 4 (0.51%) SAS
12 4 (0.51%) WebLogic Portal
Applications
1 36 (4.63%) Microsoft Excel
2 26 (3.35%) Microsoft Office
3 14 (1.80%) Photoshop
4 13 (1.67%) Adobe Creative Suite
4 13 (1.67%) Adobe Illustrator
4 13 (1.67%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 13 (1.67%) Microsoft Project
4 13 (1.67%) MS Visio
5 9 (1.16%) RoboHelp
6 3 (0.39%) HipChat
6 3 (0.39%) Spreadsheet
7 1 (0.13%) InVision
7 1 (0.13%) Siemens NX
7 1 (0.13%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 14 (1.80%) Dynamics CRM
2 5 (0.64%) Hyperion Planning
3 4 (0.51%) SAP S/4HANA
4 2 (0.26%) Unit4 Business World
5 1 (0.13%) Distributed Ledger
5 1 (0.13%) Dynamics GP
5 1 (0.13%) Dynamics NAV
5 1 (0.13%) Eloqua
5 1 (0.13%) Teamcenter
Cloud Services
1 79 (10.17%) Microsoft Azure
2 59 (7.59%) Amazon AWS
3 36 (4.63%) SaaS
4 29 (3.73%) PaaS
5 23 (2.96%) Office 365
6 18 (2.32%) IaaS
7 15 (1.93%) Azure Active Directory
8 14 (1.80%) Google Cloud Platform
9 13 (1.67%) Cloud Computing
10 11 (1.42%) Akamai
10 11 (1.42%) Amazon EC2
10 11 (1.42%) Virtual Private Cloud
11 10 (1.29%) Amazon CloudWatch
11 10 (1.29%) Amazon ELB
11 10 (1.29%) Amazon Glacier
11 10 (1.29%) Amazon S3
12 6 (0.77%) Dynamics 365
13 3 (0.39%) Azure Data Factory
13 3 (0.39%) GitHub
14 2 (0.26%) G Suite
Communications & Networking
1 55 (7.08%) Internet
2 26 (3.35%) WAN
3 25 (3.22%) TCP/IP
4 24 (3.09%) Wireless
5 22 (2.83%) SAN
6 19 (2.45%) Firewall
7 18 (2.32%) DNS
8 17 (2.19%) Bluetooth
9 16 (2.06%) DHCP
10 15 (1.93%) LAN
11 14 (1.80%) NAS
11 14 (1.80%) Wi-Fi
12 11 (1.42%) Fibre Channel
12 11 (1.42%) iSCSI
12 11 (1.42%) Network Security
12 11 (1.42%) SCCP
13 9 (1.16%) FCoE
13 9 (1.16%) VPN
14 8 (1.03%) LTE
14 8 (1.03%) SNMP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 93 (11.97%) SQL Server
2 51 (6.56%) Big Data
3 32 (4.12%) Hadoop
3 32 (4.12%) Relational Database
4 31 (3.99%) Data Warehouse
5 28 (3.60%) HBase
5 28 (3.60%) MySQL
6 25 (3.22%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 21 (2.70%) Power BI
8 20 (2.57%) SQL Server 2008
9 19 (2.45%) NoSQL
10 18 (2.32%) Apache Hive
11 17 (2.19%) SQL Server Integration Services
12 16 (2.06%) Apache Cassandra
13 13 (1.67%) Impala
14 11 (1.42%) SQL Server Analysis Services
15 10 (1.29%) Amazon RDS
16 8 (1.03%) Crystal Reports
16 8 (1.03%) SQL Server 2012
16 8 (1.03%) SQL Server 2014
Development Applications
1 53 (6.82%) Git (software)
2 34 (4.38%) JIRA
3 33 (4.25%) Jenkins
4 30 (3.86%) Visual Studio
5 23 (2.96%) Eclipse
6 21 (2.70%) Maven
7 16 (2.06%) Subversion
8 12 (1.54%) Selenium
9 11 (1.42%) Bitbucket
10 9 (1.16%) Team Foundation Server
11 7 (0.90%) Bugzilla
12 6 (0.77%) TeamCity
13 5 (0.64%) HP UFT
13 5 (0.64%) Xcode
14 4 (0.51%) IntelliJ
14 4 (0.51%) NetBeans
15 3 (0.39%) Atlassian Bamboo
15 3 (0.39%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
15 3 (0.39%) WebDriver
16 2 (0.26%) Karma Test Runner
General
1 117 (15.06%) Finance
2 62 (7.98%) Marketing
3 58 (7.46%) Telecoms
4 39 (5.02%) Electronics
5 32 (4.12%) Banking
5 32 (4.12%) Retail
6 20 (2.57%) Manufacturing
7 18 (2.32%) German Language
8 14 (1.80%) Aerospace
9 12 (1.54%) Pharmaceutical
10 11 (1.42%) Financial Institution
10 11 (1.42%) Italian Language
11 9 (1.16%) Automotive
11 9 (1.16%) Legal
11 9 (1.16%) Multimedia
12 8 (1.03%) Military
13 4 (0.51%) Advertising
14 3 (0.39%) Front Office
14 3 (0.39%) Investment Banking
14 3 (0.39%) Mandarin Language
Job Titles
1 231 (29.73%) Developer
2 98 (12.61%) Graduate
3 89 (11.45%) Software Engineer
4 85 (10.94%) Analyst
5 63 (8.11%) Java Developer
6 59 (7.59%) Senior Developer
7 47 (6.05%) Junior
8 45 (5.79%) Software Developer
9 44 (5.66%) Graduate Developer
10 35 (4.50%) Consultant
11 33 (4.25%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
12 32 (4.12%) Architect
12 32 (4.12%) Embedded Engineer
13 27 (3.47%) Web Developer
14 25 (3.22%) Embedded Software Engineer
15 24 (3.09%) Senior Java Developer
15 24 (3.09%) Systems Engineer
16 23 (2.96%) Applications Developer
17 22 (2.83%) Senior Applications Developer
18 21 (2.70%) Graduate Java Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 126 (16.22%) HTML
2 123 (15.83%) .NET
3 100 (12.87%) CSS
4 68 (8.75%) ASP.NET
5 54 (6.95%) AngularJS
6 46 (5.92%) Ajax
7 45 (5.79%) jQuery
8 40 (5.15%) Node.js
8 40 (5.15%) XML
9 36 (4.63%) HTML5
10 35 (4.50%) React
11 33 (4.25%) Web Services
12 26 (3.35%) .NET Framework
13 23 (2.96%) REST
14 21 (2.70%) Sass
14 21 (2.70%) Twitter Bootstrap
15 19 (2.45%) WebSockets
16 17 (2.19%) CSS3
17 16 (2.06%) JSON
17 16 (2.06%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 284 (36.55%) Computer Science
2 119 (15.32%) Analytical Skills
3 52 (6.69%) Self-Motivation
4 34 (4.38%) Data Centre
5 28 (3.60%) NHS
6 27 (3.47%) Management Information System
7 25 (3.22%) Greenfield Project
8 22 (2.83%) User Experience
9 20 (2.57%) Driving Licence
10 19 (2.45%) Enterprise Software
11 16 (2.06%) Algorithms
12 15 (1.93%) CESG
13 14 (1.80%) Clustering
13 14 (1.80%) Fintech
13 14 (1.80%) Mobile App
14 13 (1.67%) Virtual Team
15 11 (1.42%) Digital Currency
15 11 (1.42%) EMC VMAX
15 11 (1.42%) PMI
15 11 (1.42%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 107 (13.77%) Linux
2 103 (13.26%) Windows
3 30 (3.86%) Unix
4 25 (3.22%) Windows Server
5 17 (2.19%) Apple iOS
6 16 (2.06%) Windows Server 2008
7 13 (1.67%) Android
7 13 (1.67%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 9 (1.16%) Windows Server 2012
9 8 (1.03%) CentOS
10 6 (0.77%) Windows 10
10 6 (0.77%) Windows 7
10 6 (0.77%) Windows 8
11 4 (0.51%) DC/OS
11 4 (0.51%) Embedded Linux
11 4 (0.51%) Oracle Linux
12 1 (0.13%) Mac OS
12 1 (0.13%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 169 (21.75%) Agile Software Development
2 130 (16.73%) Software Engineering
3 118 (15.19%) Mathematics
4 111 (14.29%) Problem-Solving
5 99 (12.74%) Project Management
6 97 (12.48%) ITIL
7 95 (12.23%) OO
8 79 (10.17%) SDLC
9 64 (8.24%) Mentoring
10 53 (6.82%) PRINCE2
10 53 (6.82%) Scrum
10 53 (6.82%) Unit Testing
11 51 (6.56%) DevOps
12 49 (6.31%) Change Management
13 48 (6.18%) Physics
14 43 (5.53%) Continuous Improvement
15 42 (5.41%) Continuous Integration
16 40 (5.15%) Visualisation
17 39 (5.02%) Business Intelligence
17 39 (5.02%) Cybersecurity
Programming Languages
1 184 (23.68%) JavaScript
2 167 (21.49%) Java
3 163 (20.98%) SQL
4 133 (17.12%) C#
5 99 (12.74%) Python
6 96 (12.36%) C++
7 88 (11.33%) C
8 35 (4.50%) PHP
9 29 (3.73%) T-SQL
10 27 (3.47%) R
11 19 (2.45%) Bash Shell
12 17 (2.19%) PowerShell
13 13 (1.67%) Ruby
14 12 (1.54%) Perl
15 9 (1.16%) PL/SQL
15 9 (1.16%) Shell Script
15 9 (1.16%) VB.NET
16 8 (1.03%) Scala
17 7 (0.90%) Go
18 6 (0.77%) MATLAB
Qualifications
1 158 (20.33%) Computer Science Degree
2 50 (6.44%) Security Cleared
3 44 (5.66%) Microsoft Certification
4 43 (5.53%) MCSE
5 40 (5.15%) Cisco Certification
6 35 (4.50%) Master's Degree
7 30 (3.86%) ITIL Certification
8 26 (3.35%) Numerate Degree
9 22 (2.83%) CISSP
10 21 (2.70%) MCITP
10 21 (2.70%) MCSA
11 20 (2.57%) CISM
11 20 (2.57%) DV Cleared
11 20 (2.57%) PMI Certification
12 15 (1.93%) CCIE
12 15 (1.93%) CCNA
12 15 (1.93%) SC Cleared
13 14 (1.80%) PhD
14 13 (1.67%) CCSP
15 12 (1.54%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 33 (4.25%) QA
2 23 (2.96%) ISO 9001
3 18 (2.32%) Data Quality
4 15 (1.93%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 13 (1.67%) PMO
6 12 (1.54%) SLA
7 7 (0.90%) GAMP
8 6 (0.77%) GDPR
9 5 (0.64%) P3O
10 4 (0.51%) HMG Security Policy Framework
10 4 (0.51%) PCI DSS
11 3 (0.39%) Disclosure Scotland
12 2 (0.26%) GCP
13 1 (0.13%) GAAP
13 1 (0.13%) IFRS
13 1 (0.13%) ISO 14001
13 1 (0.13%) PMBOK
13 1 (0.13%) PSD2
System Software
1 48 (6.18%) Active Directory
2 43 (5.53%) Firmware
3 23 (2.96%) HDFS
4 22 (2.83%) VMware Infrastructure
5 20 (2.57%) Docker
6 13 (1.67%) Apache Flume
6 13 (1.67%) Virtual Machines
7 9 (1.16%) Samba
8 8 (1.03%) vSphere
9 5 (0.64%) Terminal Server
10 3 (0.39%) Hyper-V
11 2 (0.26%) XenApp
11 2 (0.26%) XenDesktop
12 1 (0.13%) BitLocker
12 1 (0.13%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 34 (4.38%) Puppet
2 26 (3.35%) Ansible
3 17 (2.19%) Kubernetes
4 14 (1.80%) Kibana
5 12 (1.54%) Opscode Chef
6 9 (1.16%) Terraform
6 9 (1.16%) vRealize Orchestrator
7 7 (0.90%) Microsoft Clustering
8 5 (0.64%) Docker Swarm
9 4 (0.51%) Tivoli
10 3 (0.39%) SCCM
11 2 (0.26%) AirWatch
11 2 (0.26%) Cisco IPCC
11 2 (0.26%) Failover Clustering
11 2 (0.26%) HP ALM
11 2 (0.26%) NetBackup
11 2 (0.26%) Opsview
11 2 (0.26%) SCOM
11 2 (0.26%) SCOrch
11 2 (0.26%) vCenter Server
Vendors
1 124 (15.96%) Microsoft
2 50 (6.44%) Oracle
3 46 (5.92%) VMware
4 34 (4.38%) Atlassian
5 25 (3.22%) Red Hat
6 23 (2.96%) Cisco
7 21 (2.70%) Capita
7 21 (2.70%) SAP
8 20 (2.57%) Google
9 16 (2.06%) IBM
10 15 (1.93%) Adobe
11 13 (1.67%) EMC
12 12 (1.54%) Dell
12 12 (1.54%) NetApp
13 11 (1.42%) F5
13 11 (1.42%) HP
13 11 (1.42%) Splunk
14 9 (1.16%) Centrify
14 9 (1.16%) Tableau
15 8 (1.03%) Cloudera