Period
to 23 May 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 23 May 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Academic Degree
South East > Berkshire
6 months to
23 May 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 15 10 8
Rank change year-on-year -5 -2 0
Permanent jobs citing Degree 854 905 1,370
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Berkshire 12.36% 13.58% 14.24%
As % of the Qualifications category 47.79% 46.79% 42.41%
Number of salaries quoted 707 664 1,116
Berkshire median annual salary £44,471 £42,500 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.64% -10.53% +5.56%
10th Percentile £24,900 £24,250 £27,125
90th Percentile £69,250 £72,500 £83,750
South East median annual salary £42,500 £40,250 £42,500
% change year-on-year +5.59% -5.29% -

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 1,787 1,934 3,230
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Berkshire 25.86% 29.02% 33.56%
Number of salaries quoted 1,368 1,435 2,495
Berkshire median annual salary £47,500 £47,500 £52,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - -9.52% +6.06%
10th Percentile £26,250 £24,500 £28,750
90th Percentile £72,000 £76,250 £75,625
South East median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year +5.88% -5.56% +4.65%

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 23 May 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 23 May 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 -1 371 £42,500 -2.30% 111
Newbury -1 107 £40,000 -11.11% 13
Bracknell -3 104 £55,000 +37.50% 11
Slough +2 62 £32,250 -7.86% 23
Maidenhead -47 51 £60,000 +9.09% 6
Wokingham -19 17 £50,000 +33.33% 6
Windsor - 14 £50,000 - 5
Hungerford +6 8 £32,500 +35.42% 1
Thatcham +3 4 £30,000 +20.00% 1
Degree
South East

For the 6 months to 23 May 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.

1 319 (37.35%) Computer Science
2 217 (25.41%) JavaScript
3 204 (23.89%) Java
4 196 (22.95%) Computer Science Degree
5 194 (22.72%) Agile Software Development
6 173 (20.26%) SQL
7 162 (18.97%) HTML
8 151 (17.68%) CSS
9 149 (17.45%) .NET
10 144 (16.86%) Linux
11 126 (14.75%) C#
12 121 (14.17%) Mathematics
13 119 (13.93%) Software Engineering
14 108 (12.65%) Finance
15 106 (12.41%) Analytical Skills
16 104 (12.18%) Project Management
17 103 (12.06%) SQL Server
18 97 (11.36%) Python
18 97 (11.36%) Windows
18 97 (11.36%) Microsoft
19 96 (11.24%) OO
20 93 (10.89%) C++
20 93 (10.89%) SDLC
21 84 (9.84%) Oracle
22 81 (9.48%) ASP.NET
22 81 (9.48%) Mentoring
23 79 (9.25%) Problem-Solving
24 75 (8.78%) jQuery
25 71 (8.31%) Internet
26 67 (7.85%) 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 (3.28%) Apache Spark
2 25 (2.93%) Oracle SOA Suite
3 20 (2.34%) Tomcat
4 16 (1.87%) JBoss
4 16 (1.87%) WebSphere
5 13 (1.52%) Apache
5 13 (1.52%) WebLogic
6 10 (1.17%) CMS
6 10 (1.17%) IIS
7 9 (1.05%) Confluence
7 9 (1.05%) Elasticsearch
7 9 (1.05%) OpenStack
7 9 (1.05%) WordPress
8 8 (0.94%) Oracle Service Bus
8 8 (0.94%) SharePoint
9 7 (0.82%) SAS
10 6 (0.70%) Apache Solr
11 5 (0.59%) MS Exchange
12 4 (0.47%) Drupal
12 4 (0.47%) WebLogic Portal
Applications
1 31 (3.63%) Microsoft Excel
2 24 (2.81%) Microsoft Office
3 17 (1.99%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 12 (1.41%) Adobe Illustrator
4 12 (1.41%) Microsoft Project
4 12 (1.41%) Photoshop
5 9 (1.05%) Adobe Creative Suite
6 5 (0.59%) HipChat
7 3 (0.35%) Adobe After Effects
7 3 (0.35%) Adobe Premiere
7 3 (0.35%) InDesign
7 3 (0.35%) MS Visio
8 2 (0.23%) Spreadsheet
9 1 (0.12%) InVision
Business Applications
1 14 (1.64%) Dynamics CRM
2 4 (0.47%) Oracle 11i
2 4 (0.47%) Oracle Assets
2 4 (0.47%) Oracle EBS
2 4 (0.47%) Oracle EBS R12
2 4 (0.47%) Oracle General Ledger
2 4 (0.47%) Oracle iProcurement
2 4 (0.47%) Oracle Payables
2 4 (0.47%) Oracle Receivables
3 2 (0.23%) Adobe Campaign
3 2 (0.23%) Hyperion Planning
3 2 (0.23%) Unica
4 1 (0.12%) Dynamics GP
4 1 (0.12%) Dynamics NAV
4 1 (0.12%) OPENHousing
4 1 (0.12%) SAP S/4HANA
4 1 (0.12%) Unit4 Business World
Cloud Services
1 62 (7.26%) Microsoft Azure
2 61 (7.14%) Amazon AWS
3 47 (5.50%) SaaS
4 9 (1.05%) Google Cloud Platform
5 8 (0.94%) Cloud Computing
5 8 (0.94%) Office 365
6 7 (0.82%) IaaS
6 7 (0.82%) PaaS
7 4 (0.47%) Amazon EC2
7 4 (0.47%) Azure Active Directory
7 4 (0.47%) Dynamics 365
7 4 (0.47%) GitHub
7 4 (0.47%) Virtual Private Cloud
8 3 (0.35%) Amazon CloudWatch
8 3 (0.35%) Amazon ELB
8 3 (0.35%) Amazon Glacier
8 3 (0.35%) Amazon S3
8 3 (0.35%) AWS CloudFormation
8 3 (0.35%) G Suite
8 3 (0.35%) Serverless
Communications & Networking
1 71 (8.31%) Internet
2 40 (4.68%) Firewall
3 37 (4.33%) WAN
4 24 (2.81%) TCP/IP
5 22 (2.58%) FTP
6 19 (2.22%) Network Security
7 18 (2.11%) HTTP
8 17 (1.99%) Intrusion Detection
8 17 (1.99%) LAN
9 16 (1.87%) DNS
9 16 (1.87%) Wireless
10 15 (1.76%) SCCP
11 14 (1.64%) VPN
12 13 (1.52%) SAN
13 12 (1.41%) Cisco ASA
14 9 (1.05%) Intranet
14 9 (1.05%) NAS
15 8 (0.94%) ZigBee
15 8 (0.94%) Z-Wave
16 7 (0.82%) iSCSI
Database & Business Intelligence
1 103 (12.06%) SQL Server
2 40 (4.68%) HBase
3 38 (4.45%) Relational Database
4 36 (4.22%) Big Data
5 28 (3.28%) MySQL
6 26 (3.04%) Data Warehouse
7 23 (2.69%) Hadoop
7 23 (2.69%) NoSQL
8 21 (2.46%) Oracle Database
9 20 (2.34%) MongoDB
10 19 (2.22%) Apache Hive
11 16 (1.87%) PostgreSQL
12 13 (1.52%) Apache Cassandra
12 13 (1.52%) Power BI
13 12 (1.41%) SQL Server 2008
14 9 (1.05%) SQL Server Reporting Services
15 8 (0.94%) Oracle Database 11g
16 7 (0.82%) Data Mining
16 7 (0.82%) Oracle Reports
16 7 (0.82%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 40 (4.68%) Git (software)
2 33 (3.86%) JIRA
3 28 (3.28%) Selenium
4 24 (2.81%) Maven
5 20 (2.34%) Eclipse
6 14 (1.64%) NetBeans
7 13 (1.52%) Jenkins
8 11 (1.29%) Atlassian Bamboo
8 11 (1.29%) Bitbucket
8 11 (1.29%) IntelliJ
8 11 (1.29%) WebDriver
9 10 (1.17%) Cucumber
9 10 (1.17%) Team Foundation Server
9 10 (1.17%) Visual Studio
10 9 (1.05%) Ant
11 8 (0.94%) Subversion
12 7 (0.82%) SoapUI
13 5 (0.59%) ERwin
14 4 (0.47%) JMeter
15 3 (0.35%) SpecFlow
General
1 108 (12.65%) Finance
2 67 (7.85%) Marketing
3 55 (6.44%) Telecoms
4 27 (3.16%) Retail
5 22 (2.58%) Banking
6 17 (1.99%) Electronics
7 15 (1.76%) Manufacturing
8 13 (1.52%) German Language
8 13 (1.52%) Legal
9 10 (1.17%) Law
10 8 (0.94%) Italian Language
11 7 (0.82%) Automotive
12 5 (0.59%) Aerospace
12 5 (0.59%) Multimedia
13 4 (0.47%) Digital Economy
13 4 (0.47%) Front Office
13 4 (0.47%) Games
13 4 (0.47%) Investment Banking
13 4 (0.47%) Pharmaceutical
14 3 (0.35%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 314 (36.77%) Developer
2 94 (11.01%) Junior
3 83 (9.72%) Java Developer
4 80 (9.37%) Senior Developer
5 77 (9.02%) Graduate
6 76 (8.90%) Analyst
7 67 (7.85%) Software Developer
8 64 (7.49%) Consultant
9 59 (6.91%) Software Engineer
10 57 (6.67%) Junior Developer
11 54 (6.32%) .NET Developer
12 40 (4.68%) Architect
12 40 (4.68%) Graduate Developer
12 40 (4.68%) Web Developer
13 35 (4.10%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
14 33 (3.86%) Senior Java Developer
15 30 (3.51%) Administrator
16 26 (3.04%) Applications Developer
16 26 (3.04%) C# Developer
17 25 (2.93%) Systems Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 162 (18.97%) HTML
2 151 (17.68%) CSS
3 149 (17.45%) .NET
4 81 (9.48%) ASP.NET
5 75 (8.78%) jQuery
6 61 (7.14%) Node.js
7 54 (6.32%) AngularJS
8 51 (5.97%) Web Services
9 50 (5.85%) Ajax
10 46 (5.39%) XML
11 39 (4.57%) REST
12 33 (3.86%) HTML5
13 30 (3.51%) React
14 26 (3.04%) ASP.NET MVC
14 26 (3.04%) Twitter Bootstrap
15 24 (2.81%) SOAP
16 23 (2.69%) .NET Framework
16 23 (2.69%) WebSockets
17 22 (2.58%) JSON
18 21 (2.46%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 319 (37.35%) Computer Science
2 106 (12.41%) Analytical Skills
3 46 (5.39%) Self-Motivation
4 37 (4.33%) Greenfield Project
5 28 (3.28%) Enterprise Software
6 24 (2.81%) Management Information System
7 21 (2.46%) Data Centre
8 20 (2.34%) User Experience
9 19 (2.22%) Social Media
10 15 (1.76%) Algorithms
11 13 (1.52%) Virtual Team
12 12 (1.41%) Linux Command Line
13 11 (1.29%) Mobile App
13 11 (1.29%) NHS
14 8 (0.94%) Data Structures
14 8 (0.94%) Embedded Systems
14 8 (0.94%) EMC VMAX
14 8 (0.94%) Renewable Energy
14 8 (0.94%) Social Network
15 7 (0.82%) Public Cloud
Operating Systems
1 144 (16.86%) Linux
2 97 (11.36%) Windows
3 43 (5.04%) Unix
4 20 (2.34%) Windows Server
5 19 (2.22%) Apple iOS
6 13 (1.52%) Android
7 9 (1.05%) CentOS
8 6 (0.70%) Windows Server 2008
9 5 (0.59%) DC/OS
9 5 (0.59%) Mac OS X
9 5 (0.59%) Oracle Linux
9 5 (0.59%) Windows 10
9 5 (0.59%) Windows 7
10 4 (0.47%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 4 (0.47%) Windows 8
11 3 (0.35%) Embedded Linux
11 3 (0.35%) Windows Server 2012
12 1 (0.12%) Ubuntu
12 1 (0.12%) Windows Mobile
Processes & Methodologies
1 194 (22.72%) Agile Software Development
2 121 (14.17%) Mathematics
3 119 (13.93%) Software Engineering
4 104 (12.18%) Project Management
5 96 (11.24%) OO
6 93 (10.89%) SDLC
7 81 (9.48%) Mentoring
8 79 (9.25%) Problem-Solving
9 64 (7.49%) ITIL
10 56 (6.56%) MVC
11 51 (5.97%) Web Development
12 47 (5.50%) Continuous Integration
12 47 (5.50%) DevOps
13 46 (5.39%) Physics
13 46 (5.39%) Unit Testing
14 45 (5.27%) Open Source
15 44 (5.15%) Test Automation
16 43 (5.04%) PRINCE2
17 42 (4.92%) Information Security
18 40 (4.68%) Analytics
Programming Languages
1 217 (25.41%) JavaScript
2 204 (23.89%) Java
3 173 (20.26%) SQL
4 126 (14.75%) C#
5 97 (11.36%) Python
6 93 (10.89%) C++
7 65 (7.61%) C
8 50 (5.85%) PHP
9 37 (4.33%) R
10 18 (2.11%) Scala
11 14 (1.64%) Perl
11 14 (1.64%) T-SQL
12 13 (1.52%) PowerShell
12 13 (1.52%) VB
13 12 (1.41%) Shell Script
13 12 (1.41%) VB.NET
14 10 (1.17%) MATLAB
14 10 (1.17%) PL/SQL
14 10 (1.17%) TypeScript
15 9 (1.05%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 196 (22.95%) Computer Science Degree
2 51 (5.97%) Master's Degree
3 39 (4.57%) Cisco Certification
4 28 (3.28%) Microsoft Certification
4 28 (3.28%) Security Cleared
5 27 (3.16%) MCSE
6 26 (3.04%) CISSP
7 22 (2.58%) CISM
8 21 (2.46%) ISTQB
8 21 (2.46%) Numerate Degree
9 17 (1.99%) PhD
9 17 (1.99%) PMI Certification
9 17 (1.99%) SC Cleared
10 15 (1.76%) (ISC)2 CCSP
10 15 (1.76%) CCSP
11 14 (1.64%) CCIE
11 14 (1.64%) ISEB
11 14 (1.64%) ITIL Certification
11 14 (1.64%) MCSA
12 12 (1.41%) CCNA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 48 (5.62%) QA
2 24 (2.81%) ISO 9001
3 16 (1.87%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 12 (1.41%) PMO
5 10 (1.17%) SLA
6 7 (0.82%) GDPR
7 4 (0.47%) Data Quality
7 4 (0.47%) PCI DSS
8 3 (0.35%) Disclosure Scotland
8 3 (0.35%) P3O
9 2 (0.23%) COBIT
10 1 (0.12%) Cyber Essentials
10 1 (0.12%) GCP
10 1 (0.12%) ISO 14001
10 1 (0.12%) PSD2
System Software
1 35 (4.10%) Active Directory
2 27 (3.16%) HDFS
3 25 (2.93%) Firmware
4 16 (1.87%) VMware Infrastructure
5 13 (1.52%) Docker
6 11 (1.29%) Hyper-V
6 11 (1.29%) NFS
7 9 (1.05%) Apache Flume
8 8 (0.94%) Samba
9 7 (0.82%) Virtual Machines
10 5 (0.59%) vSphere
11 3 (0.35%) VMware ESXi
12 2 (0.23%) Terminal Server
13 1 (0.12%) BitLocker
13 1 (0.12%) Postfix
13 1 (0.12%) SAP ITS
13 1 (0.12%) Virtual Servers
13 1 (0.12%) VirtualBox
13 1 (0.12%) VMware NSX
Systems Management
1 15 (1.76%) Ansible
2 14 (1.64%) Kubernetes
2 14 (1.64%) Puppet
3 5 (0.59%) Docker Swarm
3 5 (0.59%) HP ALM
3 5 (0.59%) Kibana
4 4 (0.47%) Oozie
4 4 (0.47%) Tivoli
5 3 (0.35%) Cisco IPCC
5 3 (0.35%) Opsview
5 3 (0.35%) Terraform
6 2 (0.23%) Grafana
6 2 (0.23%) Microsoft Clustering
6 2 (0.23%) Opscode Chef
6 2 (0.23%) Prometheus
6 2 (0.23%) vRealize Orchestrator
7 1 (0.12%) Cisco CUCM
7 1 (0.12%) HP Data Protector
7 1 (0.12%) SCCM
7 1 (0.12%) SCOM
Vendors
1 97 (11.36%) Microsoft
2 84 (9.84%) Oracle
3 49 (5.74%) VMware
4 34 (3.98%) Capita
5 25 (2.93%) Cisco
6 19 (2.22%) IBM
7 16 (1.87%) Atlassian
7 16 (1.87%) HP
8 15 (1.76%) Adobe
9 14 (1.64%) Google
10 12 (1.41%) F5
10 12 (1.41%) TIBCO
11 11 (1.29%) BEA
12 10 (1.17%) Splunk
13 9 (1.05%) CheckPoint
13 9 (1.05%) EMC
13 9 (1.05%) Salesforce.com
13 9 (1.05%) SAP
14 8 (0.94%) Dell
14 8 (0.94%) NetApp