Period
to 20 October 2017

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 20 October 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Academic Degree
South East > Berkshire
6 months to
20 Oct 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 11 9 4
Rank change year-on-year -2 -5 +4
Permanent jobs citing Degree 866 1184 1755
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Berkshire 14.22% 13.68% 16.47%
As % of the Qualifications category 50.14% 42.59% 48.84%
Number of salaries quoted 680 929 1259
Berkshire median annual salary £45,000 £48,500 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -7.22% -3.00% +25.00%
10th Percentile £24,750 £25,250 £24,950
90th Percentile £70,000 £78,750 £72,500
South East median annual salary £42,500 £42,500 £42,500

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 1727 2780 3593
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Berkshire 28.36% 32.12% 33.73%
Number of salaries quoted 1361 2057 2643
Berkshire median annual salary £47,500 £52,500 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -9.52% +10.53% +3.26%
10th Percentile £26,250 £27,500 £26,250
90th Percentile £72,500 £78,750 £70,000
South East median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year - +5.88% -

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 20 October 2017.

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 20 October 2017. 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 -3 356 £45,000 -5.26% 22
Newbury +16 105 £37,500 -11.76% 5
Maidenhead +21 94 £50,000 +11.11% 6
Bracknell +2 80 £42,500 +2.41% 4
Slough -14 67 £42,500 -33.33% 13
Wokingham +4 33 £56,250 +12.50% 3
Hungerford -6 8 £35,000 +48.94%
Thatcham -4 4 £35,000 -22.22%
Ascot - 3 - -
Degree
South East

For the 6 months to 20 October 2017, IT jobs citing Degree also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the Berkshire region with a requirement for Degree.

1 336 (38.80%) Computer Science
2 236 (27.25%) Computer Science Degree
3 226 (26.10%) Agile Software Development
4 215 (24.83%) Java
5 198 (22.86%) JavaScript
6 191 (22.06%) C#
7 166 (19.17%) CSS
8 156 (18.01%) SQL
9 155 (17.90%) Microsoft
10 152 (17.55%) HTML
11 150 (17.32%) Analytical Skills
12 147 (16.97%) .NET
13 143 (16.51%) Linux
14 133 (15.36%) Windows
15 129 (14.90%) Project Management
16 126 (14.55%) Software Engineering
17 115 (13.28%) Finance
18 114 (13.16%) SQL Server
19 106 (12.24%) C++
20 102 (11.78%) C
21 101 (11.66%) jQuery
22 99 (11.43%) Test Automation
23 98 (11.32%) Mathematics
24 92 (10.62%) OO
25 90 (10.39%) Telecoms
26 85 (9.82%) Python
27 83 (9.58%) SDLC
28 82 (9.47%) ASP.NET
29 80 (9.24%) Presales
30 78 (9.01%) 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 24 (2.77%) SharePoint
2 19 (2.19%) OpenStack
3 16 (1.85%) IIS
4 13 (1.50%) Cloud Foundry
4 13 (1.50%) Tomcat
5 11 (1.27%) WebSphere
6 10 (1.15%) Apache
6 10 (1.15%) Oracle SOA Suite
7 9 (1.04%) MS Exchange
8 8 (0.92%) Elasticsearch
8 8 (0.92%) SharePoint 2013
9 7 (0.81%) Apache Pig
9 7 (0.81%) Apache Spark
9 7 (0.81%) SAS
10 6 (0.69%) JBoss
11 5 (0.58%) Apache Solr
12 4 (0.46%) CMS
13 3 (0.35%) Moodle
13 3 (0.35%) Oracle Service Bus
13 3 (0.35%) WordPress
Applications
1 65 (7.51%) Microsoft Office
2 24 (2.77%) Microsoft Excel
3 15 (1.73%) Spreadsheet
4 11 (1.27%) Microsoft Project
5 9 (1.04%) Adobe Illustrator
5 9 (1.04%) Microsoft PowerPoint
5 9 (1.04%) Photoshop
6 6 (0.69%) MS Visio
7 3 (0.35%) Adobe After Effects
7 3 (0.35%) Adobe Captivate
7 3 (0.35%) Adobe Creative Suite
7 3 (0.35%) Adobe Premiere
8 1 (0.12%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 18 (2.08%) SAP S/4HANA
2 13 (1.50%) Dynamics CRM
3 9 (1.04%) SAP ERP
4 6 (0.69%) NetSuite
4 6 (0.69%) SAP CO
4 6 (0.69%) SAP FI
4 6 (0.69%) SAP FI/CO
5 4 (0.46%) Dynamics AX
6 3 (0.35%) Oracle Utilities
6 3 (0.35%) Salesforce.com CRM
6 3 (0.35%) SAP BPC
6 3 (0.35%) SAP PM
7 1 (0.12%) Adobe Campaign
7 1 (0.12%) Infor CloudSuite Industrial (formerly SyteLine)
7 1 (0.12%) OPENHousing
7 1 (0.12%) Unica
Cloud Services
1 64 (7.39%) Amazon AWS
2 44 (5.08%) SaaS
3 26 (3.00%) Microsoft Azure
4 22 (2.54%) Cloud Computing
5 18 (2.08%) Office 365
6 13 (1.50%) PaaS
7 11 (1.27%) Force.com
8 10 (1.15%) Akamai
9 8 (0.92%) npm
10 5 (0.58%) IaaS
10 5 (0.58%) SuccessFactors
11 4 (0.46%) Adobe Analytics
11 4 (0.46%) Amazon EMR
12 3 (0.35%) AWS CloudFormation
12 3 (0.35%) Dynamics 365
12 3 (0.35%) G Suite
12 3 (0.35%) GitHub
13 1 (0.12%) OpenShift
13 1 (0.12%) Slack
Communications & Networking
1 65 (7.51%) Internet
2 62 (7.16%) Firewall
3 47 (5.43%) TCP/IP
4 42 (4.85%) VPN
5 34 (3.93%) HTTP
6 33 (3.81%) IPsec
7 26 (3.00%) SSL
8 25 (2.89%) DNS
9 24 (2.77%) LAN
10 23 (2.66%) ZigBee
11 21 (2.42%) Intranet
12 18 (2.08%) Cisco ASA
12 18 (2.08%) Wi-Fi
13 13 (1.50%) DHCP
14 12 (1.39%) MPLS
14 12 (1.39%) WAN
15 11 (1.27%) VLAN
16 10 (1.15%) Cisco PIX
16 10 (1.15%) Intrusion Detection
16 10 (1.15%) SMTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 114 (13.16%) SQL Server
2 42 (4.85%) Relational Database
3 25 (2.89%) Big Data
4 22 (2.54%) HBase
5 20 (2.31%) GIS
6 18 (2.08%) NoSQL
7 15 (1.73%) Data Warehouse
7 15 (1.73%) Oracle Database
8 13 (1.50%) Apache Cassandra
9 11 (1.27%) SQL Server 2008
10 10 (1.15%) MySQL
11 9 (1.04%) Hadoop
11 9 (1.04%) MongoDB
11 9 (1.04%) SAP HANA
11 9 (1.04%) SQL Server 2014
11 9 (1.04%) SQLPlus
12 8 (0.92%) Oracle BI EE
12 8 (0.92%) Oracle Database 11g
12 8 (0.92%) Power BI
12 8 (0.92%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 52 (6.00%) WebDriver
2 48 (5.54%) JIRA
3 42 (4.85%) Git (software)
4 38 (4.39%) Selenium
5 36 (4.16%) Eclipse
6 31 (3.58%) JMeter
7 29 (3.35%) SoapUI
8 28 (3.23%) Jenkins
9 26 (3.00%) Maven
10 25 (2.89%) Subversion
11 24 (2.77%) Team Foundation Server
12 21 (2.42%) gulp
13 20 (2.31%) LoadRunner
14 15 (1.73%) Cucumber
14 15 (1.73%) IntelliJ
14 15 (1.73%) NetBeans
15 13 (1.50%) Visual Studio
16 11 (1.27%) HP UFT
16 11 (1.27%) JUnit
17 9 (1.04%) Toad
General
1 115 (13.28%) Finance
2 90 (10.39%) Telecoms
3 78 (9.01%) Marketing
4 67 (7.74%) Electronics
5 53 (6.12%) Digital Economy
6 44 (5.08%) Manufacturing
7 31 (3.58%) Retail
8 24 (2.77%) Legal
9 11 (1.27%) Advertising
9 11 (1.27%) Games
10 9 (1.04%) Publishing
11 5 (0.58%) Automotive
11 5 (0.58%) General Ledger
12 4 (0.46%) Financial Institution
12 4 (0.46%) Law
13 3 (0.35%) Banking
13 3 (0.35%) Billing
13 3 (0.35%) Pharmaceutical
14 2 (0.23%) French Language
14 2 (0.23%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 262 (30.25%) Developer
2 109 (12.59%) Graduate
3 84 (9.70%) Analyst
4 75 (8.66%) Software Developer
5 65 (7.51%) Senior Developer
6 61 (7.04%) .NET Developer
6 61 (7.04%) Consultant
7 54 (6.24%) Junior
7 54 (6.24%) Software Engineer
8 53 (6.12%) Graduate Developer
9 48 (5.54%) Java Developer
10 43 (4.97%) C# Developer
11 35 (4.04%) Junior Developer
12 33 (3.81%) Tester
13 29 (3.35%) Support Engineer
14 28 (3.23%) Architect
15 27 (3.12%) C# .NET Developer
15 27 (3.12%) Web Developer
16 26 (3.00%) JavaScript Developer
17 25 (2.89%) Software Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 166 (19.17%) CSS
2 152 (17.55%) HTML
3 147 (16.97%) .NET
4 101 (11.66%) jQuery
5 82 (9.47%) ASP.NET
6 69 (7.97%) REST
7 60 (6.93%) AngularJS
7 60 (6.93%) Web Services
7 60 (6.93%) XML
8 54 (6.24%) JSON
9 50 (5.77%) Ajax
10 42 (4.85%) SOAP
11 40 (4.62%) HTML5
12 39 (4.50%) .NET Framework
13 36 (4.16%) ASP.NET MVC
14 28 (3.23%) Node.js
15 25 (2.89%) React
16 24 (2.77%) KnockoutJS
16 24 (2.77%) Twitter Bootstrap
17 23 (2.66%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 336 (38.80%) Computer Science
2 150 (17.32%) Analytical Skills
3 50 (5.77%) Enterprise Software
4 44 (5.08%) Data Centre
5 41 (4.73%) Management Information System
6 33 (3.81%) Client/Server
7 27 (3.12%) User Experience
8 21 (2.42%) Mobile App
9 17 (1.96%) Embedded Systems
10 16 (1.85%) Smart Home
11 14 (1.62%) Private Cloud
12 12 (1.39%) Driving Licence
13 10 (1.15%) iPad
13 10 (1.15%) RIA
13 10 (1.15%) Social Media
14 8 (0.92%) Algorithms
14 8 (0.92%) Cyber Attack
14 8 (0.92%) iSeries
14 8 (0.92%) Virtual Team
14 8 (0.92%) Xbox
Operating Systems
1 143 (16.51%) Linux
2 133 (15.36%) Windows
3 29 (3.35%) Windows Server
4 26 (3.00%) Unix
5 25 (2.89%) Android
6 20 (2.31%) CentOS
7 19 (2.19%) Apple iOS
8 16 (1.85%) Windows Server 2008
8 16 (1.85%) Windows Server 2012
9 15 (1.73%) Windows 7
10 14 (1.62%) Windows 10
11 13 (1.50%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
12 12 (1.39%) Windows 8
12 12 (1.39%) Windows Mobile
13 8 (0.92%) Solaris
13 8 (0.92%) Windows Phone
14 6 (0.69%) Ubuntu
15 3 (0.35%) Mac OS X
16 1 (0.12%) Fedora
16 1 (0.12%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 226 (26.10%) Agile Software Development
2 129 (14.90%) Project Management
3 126 (14.55%) Software Engineering
4 99 (11.43%) Test Automation
5 98 (11.32%) Mathematics
6 92 (10.62%) OO
7 83 (9.58%) SDLC
8 80 (9.24%) Presales
9 75 (8.66%) Scrum
10 72 (8.31%) ITIL
11 67 (7.74%) Business Intelligence
12 66 (7.62%) Risk Management
13 61 (7.04%) Continuous Integration
13 61 (7.04%) Open Source
14 58 (6.70%) TDD
14 58 (6.70%) Web Development
15 53 (6.12%) MVC
16 51 (5.89%) Test Strategy
17 47 (5.43%) DevOps
18 45 (5.20%) CRM
Programming Languages
1 215 (24.83%) Java
2 198 (22.86%) JavaScript
3 191 (22.06%) C#
4 156 (18.01%) SQL
5 106 (12.24%) C++
6 102 (11.78%) C
7 85 (9.82%) Python
8 41 (4.73%) PHP
9 35 (4.04%) Perl
10 29 (3.35%) PowerShell
10 29 (3.35%) Shell Script
11 24 (2.77%) TypeScript
12 15 (1.73%) T-SQL
13 14 (1.62%) R
14 13 (1.50%) VB.NET
15 12 (1.39%) Apex Code
16 11 (1.27%) Embedded C++
17 10 (1.15%) Ruby
18 8 (0.92%) PL/SQL
18 8 (0.92%) Scala
Qualifications
1 236 (27.25%) Computer Science Degree
2 54 (6.24%) ISTQB
3 33 (3.81%) Master's Degree
4 29 (3.35%) Microsoft Certification
5 20 (2.31%) Numerate Degree
6 19 (2.19%) Security Cleared
7 16 (1.85%) Cisco Certification
7 16 (1.85%) PMI Certification
8 15 (1.73%) PhD
8 15 (1.73%) PMP
9 14 (1.62%) SC Cleared
10 13 (1.50%) CCNP
10 13 (1.50%) CISSP
11 12 (1.39%) MCSE
12 11 (1.27%) CISM
12 11 (1.27%) ISEB
12 11 (1.27%) MBA
13 9 (1.04%) ITIL Certification
14 8 (0.92%) CCNA
14 8 (0.92%) MCSD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 67 (7.74%) QA
2 23 (2.66%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 16 (1.85%) SLA
4 13 (1.50%) COBIT
5 9 (1.04%) PCI DSS
6 8 (0.92%) Data Quality
7 5 (0.58%) GAMP
8 4 (0.46%) PMO
9 3 (0.35%) ISO 9001
10 2 (0.23%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
10 2 (0.23%) MISRA
10 2 (0.23%) MISRA C
11 1 (0.12%) 21 CFR Part 11
11 1 (0.12%) Cyber Essentials
11 1 (0.12%) HMG Security Policy Framework
System Software
1 38 (4.39%) Docker
2 37 (4.27%) Active Directory
3 26 (3.00%) VMware Infrastructure
4 22 (2.54%) VMware ESXi
5 20 (2.31%) HDFS
6 19 (2.19%) Hyper-V
7 17 (1.96%) Firmware
8 15 (1.73%) Virtual Machines
9 8 (0.92%) KVM
10 4 (0.46%) Apache Flume
10 4 (0.46%) SAP ITS
11 3 (0.35%) Microsoft App-V
11 3 (0.35%) Terminal Services
11 3 (0.35%) XenApp
11 3 (0.35%) XenDesktop
12 2 (0.23%) Oracle RAC
12 2 (0.23%) vSphere
13 1 (0.12%) Apache ZooKeeper
13 1 (0.12%) Tivoli Directory Server
Systems Management
1 22 (2.54%) Kubernetes
2 15 (1.73%) Ansible
3 12 (1.39%) Opscode Chef
4 11 (1.27%) HP Quality Center
5 9 (1.04%) Nessus
5 9 (1.04%) Nmap
6 7 (0.81%) Nagios
7 6 (0.69%) Prometheus
8 4 (0.46%) Cisco CME
8 4 (0.46%) Cisco UCCX
8 4 (0.46%) Oozie
8 4 (0.46%) WebSphere Cast Iron
9 3 (0.35%) Forefront Identity Manager
9 3 (0.35%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
9 3 (0.35%) Microsoft Intune
9 3 (0.35%) Puppet
9 3 (0.35%) Salt
9 3 (0.35%) SCCM
9 3 (0.35%) SCOrch
9 3 (0.35%) Terraform
Vendors
1 155 (17.90%) Microsoft
2 72 (8.31%) SAP
3 63 (7.27%) Oracle
4 55 (6.35%) VMware
5 37 (4.27%) Cisco
6 27 (3.12%) Salesforce.com
7 21 (2.42%) Red Hat
8 19 (2.19%) HP
9 13 (1.50%) IBM
10 11 (1.27%) Concur
11 10 (1.15%) Facebook
12 9 (1.04%) EMC
12 9 (1.04%) NetWitness
12 9 (1.04%) Qualys
12 9 (1.04%) Splunk
12 9 (1.04%) Twitter
13 8 (0.92%) Adobe
13 8 (0.92%) Citrix
13 8 (0.92%) Hyperion
14 6 (0.69%) BEA