Period
to 18 April 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 18 April 2019 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Academic Degree
South East > Berkshire
6 months to
18 Apr 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 7 14 9
Rank change year-on-year +7 -5 -1
Permanent jobs citing Degree 830 944 998
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Berkshire 14.72% 13.52% 14.01%
As % of the Qualifications category 53.17% 51.73% 47.21%
Number of salaries quoted 587 763 714
Berkshire median annual salary £47,500 £42,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +11.76% -5.56% -10.00%
10th Percentile £26,250 £23,550 £24,250
90th Percentile £70,000 £67,500 £75,000
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 1,561 1,825 2,114
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Berkshire 27.69% 26.15% 29.67%
Number of salaries quoted 1,128 1,373 1,529
Berkshire median annual salary £50,000 £45,000 £49,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +11.11% -8.16% -6.67%
10th Percentile £26,250 £26,250 £24,500
90th Percentile £72,725 £70,000 £77,500
South East median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year - +5.88% -5.56%

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 18 April 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 18 April 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 -8 293 £39,000 -6.02% 29
Maidenhead +31 128 £65,000 +13.04% 8
Slough +6 101 £35,000 +16.67% 9
Newbury -1 99 £50,000 +25.00% 9
Bracknell -14 74 £57,500 +4.55% 1
Wokingham +25 39 £62,000 +3.33% 4
Windsor +15 7 £45,000 -10.00% 3
Hungerford +4 5 £60,000 +84.62%
Ascot +24 1 £27,500 -17.91% 2
Degree
South East

For the 6 months to 18 April 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.

1 308 (37.11%) Computer Science
2 218 (26.27%) Agile Software Development
3 203 (24.46%) Computer Science Degree
4 195 (23.49%) SQL
5 180 (21.69%) Microsoft
6 179 (21.57%) JavaScript
7 170 (20.48%) Java
8 157 (18.92%) Mathematics
9 141 (16.99%) Finance
10 139 (16.75%) Python
11 138 (16.63%) Microsoft Azure
12 137 (16.51%) Problem-Solving
13 132 (15.90%) Linux
14 128 (15.42%) Software Engineering
15 123 (14.82%) Analytics
16 109 (13.13%) Analytical Skills
16 109 (13.13%) Marketing
17 108 (13.01%) SQL Server
18 106 (12.77%) .NET
19 102 (12.29%) Telecoms
20 100 (12.05%) C#
21 94 (11.33%) Scrum
22 91 (10.96%) Business Intelligence
23 90 (10.84%) Self-Motivation
24 88 (10.60%) Project Management
25 76 (9.16%) Windows
25 76 (9.16%) Data Science
26 74 (8.92%) Decision-Making
26 74 (8.92%) Firewall
27 73 (8.80%) SAP

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 (4.46%) Apache
2 31 (3.73%) Apache Spark
3 28 (3.37%) IIS
4 25 (3.01%) Elasticsearch
5 18 (2.17%) SharePoint
6 17 (2.05%) SAS
6 17 (2.05%) Tomcat
7 10 (1.20%) Skype for Business
8 8 (0.96%) CMS
8 8 (0.96%) MS Exchange
8 8 (0.96%) nginx
8 8 (0.96%) WebLogic
9 6 (0.72%) Oracle Workflow
10 4 (0.48%) Apache Pig
10 4 (0.48%) Confluence
11 3 (0.36%) Alfresco
11 3 (0.36%) Exchange Server 2010
11 3 (0.36%) Oracle SOA Suite
11 3 (0.36%) WebLogic Portal
11 3 (0.36%) WebSphere
Applications
1 32 (3.86%) Microsoft Office
2 19 (2.29%) Microsoft Excel
3 12 (1.45%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 5 (0.60%) SPSS
4 5 (0.60%) SPSS Modeler
5 3 (0.36%) Spreadsheet
6 2 (0.24%) Microsoft Project
6 2 (0.24%) MS Visio
7 1 (0.12%) FreeHand
7 1 (0.12%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 9 (1.08%) SAP S/4HANA
2 8 (0.96%) Hyperion Planning
3 7 (0.84%) Dynamics CRM
4 5 (0.60%) Dynamics AX
5 4 (0.48%) HFM
5 4 (0.48%) SAP MM
5 4 (0.48%) SAP SD
6 3 (0.36%) NetSuite
7 1 (0.12%) Magento
7 1 (0.12%) Oracle 11i
7 1 (0.12%) Oracle Applications
7 1 (0.12%) Oracle BPM
7 1 (0.12%) Oracle CRM
7 1 (0.12%) Oracle EBS
7 1 (0.12%) Oracle EBS R12
7 1 (0.12%) SAP MDG
Cloud Services
1 138 (16.63%) Microsoft Azure
2 62 (7.47%) Amazon AWS
3 49 (5.90%) SaaS
4 38 (4.58%) Azure Active Directory
5 25 (3.01%) Cloud Computing
6 19 (2.29%) Office 365
7 16 (1.93%) Google Cloud Platform
8 11 (1.33%) Heroku
9 8 (0.96%) AWS CloudFormation
10 7 (0.84%) Salesforce Sales Cloud
10 7 (0.84%) Salesforce Service Cloud
11 5 (0.60%) Amazon EC2
12 4 (0.48%) Amazon EMR
12 4 (0.48%) Amazon Kinesis
12 4 (0.48%) Azure Data Factory
13 3 (0.36%) Adobe Analytics
13 3 (0.36%) Amazon S3
13 3 (0.36%) Google Analytics
13 3 (0.36%) IaaS
13 3 (0.36%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 74 (8.92%) Firewall
2 41 (4.94%) TCP/IP
3 39 (4.70%) VPN
4 32 (3.86%) Skype
5 31 (3.73%) DNS
6 29 (3.49%) DHCP
7 21 (2.53%) Internet
7 21 (2.53%) LAN
8 17 (2.05%) WAN
9 12 (1.45%) Network Security
10 10 (1.20%) H.323
10 10 (1.20%) VoIP
11 7 (0.84%) HTTP
11 7 (0.84%) Wi-Fi
11 7 (0.84%) Wireless
12 6 (0.72%) MPLS
12 6 (0.72%) SSH
13 5 (0.60%) 3G
13 5 (0.60%) Intrusion Detection
13 5 (0.60%) RNC
Database & Business Intelligence
1 108 (13.01%) SQL Server
2 60 (7.23%) Big Data
3 52 (6.27%) Power BI
4 49 (5.90%) Relational Database
5 41 (4.94%) PostgreSQL
6 40 (4.82%) MySQL
7 35 (4.22%) Hadoop
8 32 (3.86%) NoSQL
9 27 (3.25%) SAP BW
10 23 (2.77%) SAP HANA
11 21 (2.53%) Apache Hive
11 21 (2.53%) Redis
12 19 (2.29%) DB2
13 18 (2.17%) Data Warehouse
13 18 (2.17%) Oracle Database
13 18 (2.17%) RDBMS
13 18 (2.17%) Text Mining
14 17 (2.05%) BusinessObjects
15 13 (1.57%) Oracle Database 10g
16 11 (1.33%) MongoDB
Development Applications
1 61 (7.35%) Git (software)
2 42 (5.06%) Jenkins
3 31 (3.73%) Selenium
4 23 (2.77%) JIRA
5 19 (2.29%) Maven
5 19 (2.29%) Visual Studio
6 14 (1.69%) Team Foundation Server
7 11 (1.33%) Cucumber
8 10 (1.20%) Ant
9 9 (1.08%) Eclipse
9 9 (1.08%) JUnit
10 8 (0.96%) NUnit
10 8 (0.96%) WebDriver
11 7 (0.84%) Grunt
11 7 (0.84%) Oracle APEX
11 7 (0.84%) TeamCity
12 6 (0.72%) Moq
13 5 (0.60%) Atlassian Bamboo
13 5 (0.60%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
14 4 (0.48%) Robot Framework
General
1 141 (16.99%) Finance
2 109 (13.13%) Marketing
3 102 (12.29%) Telecoms
4 55 (6.63%) Retail
5 46 (5.54%) Electronics
6 21 (2.53%) Legal
6 21 (2.53%) Manufacturing
7 19 (2.29%) Law
8 13 (1.57%) Military
9 9 (1.08%) Games
9 9 (1.08%) German Language
10 6 (0.72%) Publishing
10 6 (0.72%) Spanish Language
11 5 (0.60%) Aerospace
11 5 (0.60%) Banking
11 5 (0.60%) Financial Institution
12 3 (0.36%) Back Office
12 3 (0.36%) Dutch Language
12 3 (0.36%) French Language
12 3 (0.36%) Italian Language
Job Titles
1 201 (24.22%) Developer
2 143 (17.23%) Analyst
3 97 (11.69%) Graduate
4 59 (7.11%) Java Developer
5 57 (6.87%) Senior Developer
6 50 (6.02%) Software Engineer
7 46 (5.54%) Junior
8 45 (5.42%) Consultant
9 39 (4.70%) Software Developer
10 37 (4.46%) Graduate Developer
11 34 (4.10%) Junior Developer
12 33 (3.98%) .NET Developer
13 31 (3.73%) Subject Matter Expert
13 31 (3.73%) Test Engineer
14 30 (3.61%) Web Developer
15 28 (3.37%) Account Manager
15 28 (3.37%) Senior Analyst
16 26 (3.13%) Support Analyst
16 26 (3.13%) Technical Manager
17 24 (2.89%) Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 106 (12.77%) .NET
2 66 (7.95%) HTML
3 60 (7.23%) Web Services
4 57 (6.87%) ASP.NET
5 53 (6.39%) AngularJS
6 48 (5.78%) Spring
7 41 (4.94%) REST
8 39 (4.70%) XML
9 37 (4.46%) jQuery
10 34 (4.10%) CSS
11 31 (3.73%) Kafka
12 28 (3.37%) .NET Framework
12 28 (3.37%) OAuth
12 28 (3.37%) SAML
13 25 (3.01%) SOAP
14 24 (2.89%) Ajax
14 24 (2.89%) Node.js
15 23 (2.77%) HTML5
15 23 (2.77%) WebSockets
16 22 (2.65%) React
Miscellaneous
1 109 (13.13%) Analytical Skills
2 90 (10.84%) Self-Motivation
3 51 (6.14%) Management Information System
4 49 (5.90%) User Experience
5 43 (5.18%) Algorithms
6 28 (3.37%) CESG
7 23 (2.77%) FMCG
8 20 (2.41%) Data Centre
9 18 (2.17%) Enterprise Software
10 17 (2.05%) Client/Server
10 17 (2.05%) Mobile App
10 17 (2.05%) Social Network
10 17 (2.05%) Video Conferencing
11 16 (1.93%) Cyber Kill Chain
11 16 (1.93%) Linux Command Line
12 12 (1.45%) Security Operations Centre
12 12 (1.45%) Smartphone
12 12 (1.45%) Virtual Team
13 11 (1.33%) e-Learning
14 9 (1.08%) Graphic Design
Operating Systems
1 132 (15.90%) Linux
2 76 (9.16%) Windows
3 36 (4.34%) Windows Server
4 29 (3.49%) Unix
5 28 (3.37%) Apple iOS
6 25 (3.01%) Android
7 14 (1.69%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 11 (1.33%) CentOS
8 11 (1.33%) Windows 7
9 9 (1.08%) Windows 10
10 8 (0.96%) VMS
10 8 (0.96%) Windows Server 2008
11 6 (0.72%) Debian
11 6 (0.72%) Ubuntu
11 6 (0.72%) Windows Server 2012
12 5 (0.60%) Windows Server 2003
13 4 (0.48%) AIX
13 4 (0.48%) HPUX
14 3 (0.36%) Solaris
15 2 (0.24%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 308 (37.11%) Computer Science
2 218 (26.27%) Agile Software Development
3 157 (18.92%) Mathematics
4 137 (16.51%) Problem-Solving
5 128 (15.42%) Software Engineering
6 123 (14.82%) Analytics
7 94 (11.33%) Scrum
8 91 (10.96%) Business Intelligence
9 88 (10.60%) Project Management
10 76 (9.16%) Data Science
11 74 (8.92%) Decision-Making
12 72 (8.67%) Continuous Integration
12 72 (8.67%) Data Modelling
13 68 (8.19%) CRM
13 68 (8.19%) Test Automation
14 67 (8.07%) Artificial Intelligence
14 67 (8.07%) Cybersecurity
15 63 (7.59%) Data Engineering
15 63 (7.59%) DevOps
16 62 (7.47%) Mentoring
Programming Languages
1 195 (23.49%) SQL
2 179 (21.57%) JavaScript
3 170 (20.48%) Java
4 139 (16.75%) Python
5 100 (12.05%) C#
6 59 (7.11%) C++
7 53 (6.39%) C
8 32 (3.86%) Scala
9 28 (3.37%) PHP
10 26 (3.13%) Go
11 21 (2.53%) R
11 21 (2.53%) Ruby
12 18 (2.17%) PowerShell
13 17 (2.05%) T-SQL
14 15 (1.81%) VB.NET
15 14 (1.69%) TypeScript
16 13 (1.57%) Bash Shell
17 12 (1.45%) Kotlin
18 11 (1.33%) Embedded C
19 10 (1.20%) Assembly Language
Qualifications
1 203 (24.46%) Computer Science Degree
2 59 (7.11%) Microsoft Certification
3 49 (5.90%) Numerate Degree
4 43 (5.18%) MCSE
5 39 (4.70%) MCITP
6 35 (4.22%) CISSP
7 29 (3.49%) CISM
8 28 (3.37%) Master's Degree
9 25 (3.01%) CISA
10 22 (2.65%) CRISC
11 21 (2.53%) Cisco Certification
11 21 (2.53%) ISTQB
11 21 (2.53%) OSCP
12 18 (2.17%) MCSA
13 14 (1.69%) CCNP
13 14 (1.69%) SANS
14 13 (1.57%) CREST Certified
14 13 (1.57%) Security Cleared
15 12 (1.45%) CCENT
15 12 (1.45%) CEH
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 52 (6.27%) QA
2 26 (3.13%) Data Quality
3 11 (1.33%) GAMP
4 10 (1.20%) GDPR
5 8 (0.96%) SLA
6 7 (0.84%) COBIT
7 6 (0.72%) ISO/IEC 27001
8 4 (0.48%) PMO
9 3 (0.36%) Sarbanes-Oxley
10 2 (0.24%) PCI DSS
11 1 (0.12%) GAAP
11 1 (0.12%) IFRS
11 1 (0.12%) ISO 9001
11 1 (0.12%) PSD2
System Software
1 64 (7.71%) Active Directory
2 42 (5.06%) VMware Infrastructure
3 28 (3.37%) Hyper-V
4 20 (2.41%) Docker
5 18 (2.17%) Virtual Machines
6 10 (1.20%) VMware ESXi
7 8 (0.96%) iptables
7 8 (0.96%) VirtualBox
7 8 (0.96%) Xen
8 6 (0.72%) Firmware
9 2 (0.24%) NFS
9 2 (0.24%) Terminal Server
9 2 (0.24%) Varnish
9 2 (0.24%) vSphere
10 1 (0.12%) BitLocker
10 1 (0.12%) NDS
10 1 (0.12%) NetIQ eDirectory
10 1 (0.12%) Oracle RAC
Systems Management
1 18 (2.17%) CSIRT
2 17 (2.05%) Hadoop YARN
3 16 (1.93%) Ansible
4 15 (1.81%) Puppet
5 11 (1.33%) Nagios
6 9 (1.08%) Kibana
7 8 (0.96%) Graphite
8 7 (0.84%) HP Quality Center
8 7 (0.84%) Kubernetes
8 7 (0.84%) SCCM
8 7 (0.84%) ZABBIX
9 4 (0.48%) Ambari
9 4 (0.48%) SELinux
10 3 (0.36%) Cisco CUCM
10 3 (0.36%) Grafana
10 3 (0.36%) Rancher
10 3 (0.36%) RSA Archer
10 3 (0.36%) Single Sign-On
10 3 (0.36%) Terraform
11 2 (0.24%) QRadar
Vendors
1 180 (21.69%) Microsoft
2 73 (8.80%) SAP
3 72 (8.67%) Oracle
4 53 (6.39%) Tableau
5 45 (5.42%) VMware
6 44 (5.30%) Salesforce.com
7 32 (3.86%) Google
8 22 (2.65%) CyberArk
9 17 (2.05%) Cisco
10 16 (1.93%) Symantec
11 15 (1.81%) Red Hat
12 14 (1.69%) HP
13 11 (1.33%) Peregrine
14 8 (0.96%) Centreon
14 8 (0.96%) CheckPoint
14 8 (0.96%) Hyperion
15 7 (0.84%) Cadence
15 7 (0.84%) Cognos
16 6 (0.72%) Remedy
17 5 (0.60%) Informatica