Period
to 26 January 2020

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 26 January 2020 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Academic Degree
South East > Berkshire
6 months to
26 Jan 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 10 6 8
Rank change year-on-year -4 +2 0
Permanent jobs citing Degree 587 866 980
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Berkshire 11.79% 15.36% 14.87%
As % of the Qualifications category 44.30% 55.51% 52.97%
Number of salaries quoted 434 576 780
Berkshire median annual salary £57,500 £45,500 £41,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +26.37% +9.64% -17.00%
10th Percentile £28,900 £25,750 £24,000
90th Percentile £82,500 £70,000 £67,500
South East median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year +5.56% +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 1,325 1,560 1,850
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Berkshire 26.61% 27.66% 28.06%
Number of salaries quoted 1,010 1,092 1,442
Berkshire median annual salary £60,000 £50,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +20.00% +11.11% -14.29%
10th Percentile £30,000 £26,250 £26,250
90th Percentile £82,500 £75,000 £70,000
South East median annual salary £48,000 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year +6.67% - -

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 26 January 2020.

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 26 January 2020. 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 -5 231 £56,250 +35.54% 53
Bracknell +17 130 £60,000 +4.35% 11
Slough -6 58 £45,000 +28.57% 12
Maidenhead -2 36 £57,500 +21.05% 5
Wokingham -5 26 £45,000 -27.42% 6
Newbury -13 21 £38,750 +14.81% 11
Crowthorne - 11 £34,000 -
Windsor -4 1 £40,000 -11.11% 1
Degree
South East

For the 6 months to 26 January 2020, 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.

1 224 (38.16%) Computer Science
2 177 (30.15%) Computer Science Degree
3 163 (27.77%) Agile Software Development
4 148 (25.21%) Project Management
5 129 (21.98%) SQL
6 127 (21.64%) Java
7 118 (20.10%) JavaScript
8 114 (19.42%) Problem-Solving
9 111 (18.91%) C#
10 101 (17.21%) .NET
11 96 (16.35%) Analytical Skills
12 89 (15.16%) Finance
13 87 (14.82%) Telecoms
14 82 (13.97%) jQuery
15 80 (13.63%) Mentoring
15 80 (13.63%) Python
15 80 (13.63%) Software Engineering
16 78 (13.29%) Mathematics
17 75 (12.78%) Microsoft
18 69 (11.75%) Git (software)
19 65 (11.07%) Linux
20 64 (10.90%) Stakeholder Management
20 64 (10.90%) Azure
20 64 (10.90%) SaaS
21 60 (10.22%) Jenkins
21 60 (10.22%) Scrum
21 60 (10.22%) SQL Server
22 58 (9.88%) Oracle
23 56 (9.54%) HTML
23 56 (9.54%) 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 27 (4.60%) Confluence
2 21 (3.58%) Tomcat
3 17 (2.90%) CMS
3 17 (2.90%) IIS
4 15 (2.56%) Elasticsearch
5 14 (2.39%) Apache
6 13 (2.21%) Drupal
6 13 (2.21%) WebLogic
7 10 (1.70%) Apache Spark
7 10 (1.70%) SharePoint
7 10 (1.70%) Sitecore CMS
7 10 (1.70%) SugarCRM
7 10 (1.70%) WordPress
8 8 (1.36%) JBoss
8 8 (1.36%) Oracle SOA Suite
9 7 (1.19%) Apache Solr
9 7 (1.19%) Oracle Service Bus
10 5 (0.85%) OpenStack
10 5 (0.85%) SAS
11 4 (0.68%) Joomla!
Applications
1 31 (5.28%) Microsoft Office
2 23 (3.92%) Microsoft Excel
3 13 (2.21%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 10 (1.70%) MS Visio
4 10 (1.70%) SOLIDWORKS
5 8 (1.36%) Microsoft Project
6 6 (1.02%) Chatbot
7 3 (0.51%) SPSS
8 2 (0.34%) Spreadsheet
9 1 (0.17%) InVision
9 1 (0.17%) Sketch
9 1 (0.17%) UXPin
Business Applications
1 24 (4.09%) SAP S/4HANA
2 20 (3.41%) Dynamics CRM
3 17 (2.90%) Oracle EBS
4 15 (2.56%) SAP MM
4 15 (2.56%) SAP SD
5 10 (1.70%) Oracle Applications
6 8 (1.36%) Oracle ERP
6 8 (1.36%) Oracle iProcurement
7 5 (0.85%) Dynamics AX
7 5 (0.85%) SAP BPC
7 5 (0.85%) SAP CO
7 5 (0.85%) SAP FI
7 5 (0.85%) SAP FI/CO
7 5 (0.85%) SAP PS
8 3 (0.51%) Oracle Financials
8 3 (0.51%) Oracle Payables
8 3 (0.51%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
9 2 (0.34%) NetSuite
9 2 (0.34%) SAP ERP
9 2 (0.34%) SAP EWM
Cloud Services
1 64 (10.90%) Azure
1 64 (10.90%) SaaS
2 43 (7.33%) AWS
3 24 (4.09%) Office 365
4 18 (3.07%) GCP
5 16 (2.73%) Power Platform
6 15 (2.56%) GitHub
7 13 (2.21%) Dynamics 365
8 11 (1.87%) npm
9 8 (1.36%) Cloud Computing
10 7 (1.19%) PaaS
11 6 (1.02%) G Suite
11 6 (1.02%) Google Analytics
12 5 (0.85%) AWS CloudFormation
12 5 (0.85%) Azure LUIS
12 5 (0.85%) Dialogflow
12 5 (0.85%) PowerApps
13 4 (0.68%) Amazon EC2
14 2 (0.34%) Akamai
14 2 (0.34%) Microsoft Flow
Communications & Networking
1 23 (3.92%) Internet
2 19 (3.24%) Firewall
3 15 (2.56%) DNS
3 15 (2.56%) Wireless
4 14 (2.39%) TCP/IP
5 12 (2.04%) Unified Communications
6 9 (1.53%) DHCP
7 7 (1.19%) SMTP
8 6 (1.02%) DMZ
8 6 (1.02%) SSL
8 6 (1.02%) Wireless Security
9 5 (0.85%) SSH
10 4 (0.68%) LAN
10 4 (0.68%) Network Security
11 3 (0.51%) 3GPP
11 3 (0.51%) Bluetooth
11 3 (0.51%) GPRS
11 3 (0.51%) HTTP
11 3 (0.51%) NAS
11 3 (0.51%) ZigBee
Database & Business Intelligence
1 60 (10.22%) SQL Server
2 31 (5.28%) NoSQL
3 26 (4.43%) MySQL
4 22 (3.75%) Big Data
5 19 (3.24%) Relational Database
6 17 (2.90%) Hadoop
7 14 (2.39%) PostgreSQL
7 14 (2.39%) Power BI
8 9 (1.53%) Data Mining
8 9 (1.53%) Data Warehouse
9 8 (1.36%) Oracle Database
9 8 (1.36%) Oracle ODI
9 8 (1.36%) RDBMS
10 7 (1.19%) InfluxDB
10 7 (1.19%) MongoDB
10 7 (1.19%) MS Access
11 6 (1.02%) SQL Server Reporting Services
12 5 (0.85%) Amazon RDS
12 5 (0.85%) Data Lake
12 5 (0.85%) MariaDB
Development Applications
1 69 (11.75%) Git (software)
2 60 (10.22%) Jenkins
3 42 (7.16%) JIRA
4 30 (5.11%) Selenium
5 27 (4.60%) Subversion
6 13 (2.21%) CircleCI
7 12 (2.04%) Mocha
8 11 (1.87%) Maven
9 10 (1.70%) Team Foundation Server
10 9 (1.53%) SoapUI
11 8 (1.36%) Eclipse
12 6 (1.02%) Visual Studio
13 4 (0.68%) Oracle APEX
13 4 (0.68%) VersionOne
13 4 (0.68%) Visual Studio Team System
14 3 (0.51%) Bitbucket
14 3 (0.51%) Cucumber
14 3 (0.51%) Grunt
14 3 (0.51%) Oracle Forms
14 3 (0.51%) WebDriver
General
1 89 (15.16%) Finance
2 87 (14.82%) Telecoms
3 48 (8.18%) Retail
4 33 (5.62%) Marketing
5 30 (5.11%) Manufacturing
6 28 (4.77%) Electronics
6 28 (4.77%) Public Sector
7 20 (3.41%) French Language
8 13 (2.21%) German Language
9 12 (2.04%) Automotive
10 11 (1.87%) Italian Language
10 11 (1.87%) Local Government
11 10 (1.70%) Legal
12 9 (1.53%) Banking
13 7 (1.19%) Aerospace
13 7 (1.19%) Pharmaceutical
14 6 (1.02%) Games
15 5 (0.85%) Billing
16 2 (0.34%) Advertising
16 2 (0.34%) Law
Job Titles
1 157 (26.75%) Developer
2 70 (11.93%) Senior Developer
3 52 (8.86%) Software Developer
4 50 (8.52%) Project Manager
5 49 (8.35%) Consultant
6 47 (8.01%) Analyst
7 39 (6.64%) Graduate
8 37 (6.30%) Architect
9 35 (5.96%) Software Engineer
10 31 (5.28%) Applications Developer
10 31 (5.28%) Senior Applications Developer
11 28 (4.77%) Senior Manager
11 28 (4.77%) Web Developer
12 27 (4.60%) Graduate Developer
13 23 (3.92%) Java Developer
14 22 (3.75%) SAP Consultant
14 22 (3.75%) SAP S/4HANA Consultant
14 22 (3.75%) Senior Software Developer
15 21 (3.58%) Graduate Software Developer
16 19 (3.24%) Senior Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 101 (17.21%) .NET
2 82 (13.97%) jQuery
3 56 (9.54%) HTML
4 52 (8.86%) ASP.NET
5 46 (7.84%) Ajax
5 46 (7.84%) CSS
6 45 (7.67%) AngularJS
7 40 (6.81%) WebSockets
8 38 (6.47%) Web Services
9 33 (5.62%) Spring
10 25 (4.26%) Node.js
11 24 (4.09%) React
12 21 (3.58%) Twitter Bootstrap
13 20 (3.41%) Backbone.js
14 18 (3.07%) HTML5
14 18 (3.07%) REST
15 17 (2.90%) J2EE
16 16 (2.73%) Natural Language Processing
16 16 (2.73%) Visualforce
17 15 (2.56%) Velocity
Miscellaneous
1 96 (16.35%) Analytical Skills
2 40 (6.81%) Management Information System
3 29 (4.94%) Enterprise Software
4 28 (4.77%) Self-Motivation
5 23 (3.92%) User Experience
6 19 (3.24%) iPad
7 14 (2.39%) Algorithms
7 14 (2.39%) Virtual Team
8 13 (2.21%) Data Centre
8 13 (2.21%) Linux Command Line
9 11 (1.87%) Augmented Reality
10 8 (1.36%) Embedded Systems
11 7 (1.19%) e-Learning
11 7 (1.19%) Mobile App
12 6 (1.02%) Learning Management System
12 6 (1.02%) Life Science
12 6 (1.02%) Public Cloud
13 5 (0.85%) Cybercrime
13 5 (0.85%) Internet of Things
13 5 (0.85%) Smart City
Operating Systems
1 65 (11.07%) Linux
2 54 (9.20%) Windows
3 18 (3.07%) Windows Server
4 16 (2.73%) Unix
5 11 (1.87%) Windows Server 2008
6 10 (1.70%) CentOS
7 9 (1.53%) Android
8 8 (1.36%) Apple iOS
9 7 (1.19%) Debian
9 7 (1.19%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 7 (1.19%) Ubuntu
9 7 (1.19%) Windows 7
10 6 (1.02%) Windows 10
11 4 (0.68%) Windows Server 2003
12 3 (0.51%) Windows Server 2012
13 1 (0.17%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 224 (38.16%) Computer Science
2 163 (27.77%) Agile Software Development
3 148 (25.21%) Project Management
4 114 (19.42%) Problem-Solving
5 80 (13.63%) Mentoring
5 80 (13.63%) Software Engineering
6 78 (13.29%) Mathematics
7 64 (10.90%) Stakeholder Management
8 60 (10.22%) Scrum
9 48 (8.18%) DevOps
10 47 (8.01%) CRM
11 40 (6.81%) Analytics
11 40 (6.81%) Physics
12 39 (6.64%) Artificial Intelligence
13 37 (6.30%) Business Intelligence
13 37 (6.30%) TDD
14 36 (6.13%) Time Management
15 35 (5.96%) Product Management
16 33 (5.62%) Presales
17 31 (5.28%) Continuous Integration
Programming Languages
1 129 (21.98%) SQL
2 127 (21.64%) Java
3 118 (20.10%) JavaScript
4 111 (18.91%) C#
5 80 (13.63%) Python
6 45 (7.67%) C
7 31 (5.28%) C++
8 26 (4.43%) PHP
9 17 (2.90%) Perl
9 17 (2.90%) R
10 16 (2.73%) Apex Code
11 14 (2.39%) Bash Shell
12 13 (2.21%) PL/SQL
12 13 (2.21%) T-SQL
13 11 (1.87%) ES6
14 10 (1.70%) Scala
15 9 (1.53%) Go
15 9 (1.53%) Ruby
15 9 (1.53%) Shell Script
15 9 (1.53%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 177 (30.15%) Computer Science Degree
2 19 (3.24%) Microsoft Certification
3 18 (3.07%) Security Cleared
4 12 (2.04%) ISEB
5 11 (1.87%) DBS Check
6 10 (1.70%) HND
6 10 (1.70%) PMI Certification
7 9 (1.53%) MCSA
7 9 (1.53%) MCSE
7 9 (1.53%) PMP
8 8 (1.36%) Master's Degree
8 8 (1.36%) SC Cleared
9 7 (1.19%) Cisco Certification
9 7 (1.19%) Oracle Certification
10 6 (1.02%) CCIE
10 6 (1.02%) CCIE Routing and Switching
10 6 (1.02%) CCIE Service Provider
10 6 (1.02%) MCP
11 5 (0.85%) Numerate Degree
11 5 (0.85%) PhD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 31 (5.28%) QA
2 12 (2.04%) SLA
3 11 (1.87%) Data Quality
4 10 (1.70%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 8 (1.36%) ISO 22301
6 6 (1.02%) PMO
7 5 (0.85%) Sarbanes-Oxley
8 4 (0.68%) PMBOK
9 3 (0.51%) NIST
10 2 (0.34%) Cyber Essentials
10 2 (0.34%) GAAP
10 2 (0.34%) NIST 800
11 1 (0.17%) COBIT
System Software
1 43 (7.33%) Docker
2 21 (3.58%) Active Directory
3 20 (3.41%) VMware Infrastructure
4 10 (1.70%) Hyper-V
5 6 (1.02%) NFS
6 4 (0.68%) Microsoft App-V
7 3 (0.51%) Firmware
8 1 (0.17%) Virtual Machines
8 1 (0.17%) VMware Workstation
Systems Management
1 36 (6.13%) Kubernetes
2 34 (5.79%) Ansible
2 34 (5.79%) Puppet
3 23 (3.92%) Terraform
4 15 (2.56%) Docker Swarm
5 8 (1.36%) Opscode Chef
5 8 (1.36%) Single Sign-On
6 7 (1.19%) SCCM
7 4 (0.68%) Kibana
7 4 (0.68%) logstash
8 3 (0.51%) HP Data Protector
8 3 (0.51%) Microsoft Clustering
8 3 (0.51%) SCOM
9 2 (0.34%) Ambari
9 2 (0.34%) Grafana
9 2 (0.34%) Icinga
9 2 (0.34%) SELinux
10 1 (0.17%) HP Quality Center
10 1 (0.17%) OpenNebula
10 1 (0.17%) Prometheus
Vendors
1 75 (12.78%) Microsoft
2 58 (9.88%) Oracle
3 56 (9.54%) SAP
4 36 (6.13%) Google
5 35 (5.96%) Salesforce.com
6 24 (4.09%) VMware
7 23 (3.92%) Sage
8 18 (3.07%) Red Hat
9 15 (2.56%) HP
9 15 (2.56%) IBM
10 14 (2.39%) Cisco
11 13 (2.21%) EMC
11 13 (2.21%) hybris
12 12 (2.04%) Dell
13 10 (1.70%) Sitecore
14 9 (1.53%) NetApp
14 9 (1.53%) Remedy
15 7 (1.19%) Atlassian
15 7 (1.19%) Informatica
16 6 (1.02%) NEC