Period
to 11 December 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 11 December 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Academic Degree
South East > Berkshire
6 months to
11 Dec 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 6 8 9
Rank change year-on-year +2 +1 -5
Permanent jobs citing Degree 915 988 1,158
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Berkshire 15.11% 15.33% 13.73%
As % of the Qualifications category 56.41% 53.49% 43.18%
Number of salaries quoted 587 756 868
Berkshire median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.88% -15.00% -
10th Percentile £26,250 £24,000 £26,250
90th Percentile £70,000 £70,000 £80,000
South East median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year +5.88% - -2.30%

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 1,622 1,847 2,682
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Berkshire 26.79% 28.67% 31.80%
Number of salaries quoted 1,121 1,428 1,975
Berkshire median annual salary £50,000 £45,000 £52,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +11.11% -14.29% +5.00%
10th Percentile £26,250 £26,000 £27,500
90th Percentile £75,000 £72,500 £78,750
South East median annual salary £45,500 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year +1.11% - -

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 11 December 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 11 December 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 -7 297 £45,000 +5.88% 63
Slough +10 188 £42,500 +21.43% 20
Maidenhead -18 114 £50,000 -11.11% 15
Bracknell -11 88 £47,250 +5.00% 14
Newbury +2 77 £32,500 -18.75% 17
Wokingham +9 34 £55,500 -7.50% 8
Windsor +13 17 £45,000 - 4
Ascot +25 2 £41,250 +23.13%
Thatcham +4 2 £45,000 +24.14%
Degree
South East

For the 6 months to 11 December 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.

1 300 (32.79%) Computer Science
2 271 (29.62%) Agile Software Development
3 219 (23.93%) Finance
4 216 (23.61%) Microsoft
5 204 (22.30%) Mathematics
6 191 (20.87%) Java
7 187 (20.44%) JavaScript
8 186 (20.33%) Computer Science Degree
9 184 (20.11%) SQL
9 184 (20.11%) Analytics
10 172 (18.80%) Python
11 169 (18.47%) Microsoft Azure
12 154 (16.83%) Telecoms
13 148 (16.17%) Business Intelligence
14 146 (15.96%) Data Science
15 145 (15.85%) Linux
16 144 (15.74%) Scrum
17 139 (15.19%) Problem-Solving
18 135 (14.75%) Software Engineering
19 134 (14.64%) Data Engineering
20 132 (14.43%) C#
21 129 (14.10%) SAP
22 125 (13.66%) Decision-Making
23 116 (12.68%) Data Modelling
24 112 (12.24%) Visualisation
24 112 (12.24%) Analytical Skills
25 110 (12.02%) Artificial Intelligence
25 110 (12.02%) Retail
26 108 (11.80%) Tableau
27 106 (11.58%) Data Visualisation

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 63 (6.89%) Apache Spark
2 47 (5.14%) Apache
3 41 (4.48%) SAS
4 25 (2.73%) Elasticsearch
5 21 (2.30%) Confluence
6 20 (2.19%) Tomcat
7 13 (1.42%) MS Exchange
7 13 (1.42%) Oracle Workflow
7 13 (1.42%) SharePoint
8 11 (1.20%) IIS
9 7 (0.77%) nginx
9 7 (0.77%) Oracle SOA Suite
9 7 (0.77%) WebLogic
10 6 (0.66%) Apache Pig
10 6 (0.66%) Apache Solr
11 5 (0.55%) CMS
11 5 (0.55%) WordPress
12 4 (0.44%) Alfresco
12 4 (0.44%) JBoss
12 4 (0.44%) WebSphere
Applications
1 35 (3.83%) Microsoft Office
2 29 (3.17%) Microsoft Excel
3 13 (1.42%) MS Visio
4 12 (1.31%) Microsoft Project
5 10 (1.09%) Microsoft PowerPoint
6 8 (0.87%) RoboHelp
7 6 (0.66%) Adobe Creative Suite
7 6 (0.66%) Adobe Illustrator
7 6 (0.66%) Photoshop
8 2 (0.22%) Spreadsheet
9 1 (0.11%) InVision
9 1 (0.11%) Siemens NX
9 1 (0.11%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 14 (1.53%) Dynamics CRM
2 7 (0.77%) SAP S/4HANA
3 5 (0.55%) SAP MM
3 5 (0.55%) SAP SD
4 4 (0.44%) Dynamics AX
4 4 (0.44%) Scribe Insight
5 3 (0.33%) Eloqua
5 3 (0.33%) Magento
6 2 (0.22%) Hyperion Planning
7 1 (0.11%) Distributed Ledger
7 1 (0.11%) JDE EnterpriseOne
7 1 (0.11%) JDE OneWorld
7 1 (0.11%) Oracle 11i
7 1 (0.11%) Oracle Applications
7 1 (0.11%) Oracle CRM
7 1 (0.11%) Oracle EBS
7 1 (0.11%) Oracle EBS R12
7 1 (0.11%) Teamcenter
7 1 (0.11%) TrackWise
7 1 (0.11%) Workday HCM
Cloud Services
1 169 (18.47%) Microsoft Azure
2 70 (7.65%) Amazon AWS
3 48 (5.25%) SaaS
4 29 (3.17%) Office 365
5 28 (3.06%) PaaS
6 24 (2.62%) Cloud Computing
6 24 (2.62%) GitHub
7 20 (2.19%) Azure Active Directory
8 16 (1.75%) Amazon EC2
8 16 (1.75%) IaaS
9 12 (1.31%) Amazon S3
9 12 (1.31%) Virtual Private Cloud
10 11 (1.20%) Akamai
11 9 (0.98%) Dynamics 365
12 8 (0.87%) Amazon CloudWatch
12 8 (0.87%) Google Cloud Platform
13 7 (0.77%) Amazon ELB
13 7 (0.77%) Amazon Glacier
14 6 (0.66%) npm
15 5 (0.55%) Serverless
Communications & Networking
1 43 (4.70%) Firewall
2 39 (4.26%) TCP/IP
3 27 (2.95%) Internet
4 25 (2.73%) DNS
5 24 (2.62%) Bluetooth
6 23 (2.51%) DHCP
6 23 (2.51%) Wireless
7 21 (2.30%) LAN
8 20 (2.19%) WAN
9 15 (1.64%) VPN
10 14 (1.53%) SAN
11 12 (1.31%) Intrusion Detection
12 11 (1.20%) LTE
12 11 (1.20%) Wi-Fi
13 10 (1.09%) 2G
13 10 (1.09%) 3G
13 10 (1.09%) Skype
14 9 (0.98%) Fibre Channel
14 9 (0.98%) SCCP
14 9 (0.98%) SNMP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 106 (11.58%) Power BI
2 102 (11.15%) SQL Server
3 97 (10.60%) Big Data
4 69 (7.54%) Hadoop
5 59 (6.45%) Relational Database
6 51 (5.57%) Apache Hive
6 51 (5.57%) SAP BW
7 45 (4.92%) NoSQL
8 43 (4.70%) SAP HANA
9 42 (4.59%) Text Mining
10 39 (4.26%) MySQL
11 33 (3.61%) RDBMS
12 31 (3.39%) SQL Server Integration Services
13 30 (3.28%) SQL Server Reporting Services
14 24 (2.62%) Data Warehouse
15 23 (2.51%) PostgreSQL
16 22 (2.40%) Apache Cassandra
17 21 (2.30%) SQL Server Analysis Services
18 15 (1.64%) CouchDB
19 14 (1.53%) HBase
Development Applications
1 79 (8.63%) Git (software)
2 59 (6.45%) Jenkins
3 49 (5.36%) JIRA
4 26 (2.84%) Maven
4 26 (2.84%) Subversion
5 24 (2.62%) Selenium
6 20 (2.19%) Team Foundation Server
6 20 (2.19%) Visual Studio
7 17 (1.86%) Cucumber
7 17 (1.86%) Eclipse
8 10 (1.09%) Bitbucket
9 7 (0.77%) Atlassian Bamboo
9 7 (0.77%) gulp
9 7 (0.77%) TeamCity
10 6 (0.66%) Bower
10 6 (0.66%) Bugzilla
10 6 (0.66%) Grunt
10 6 (0.66%) Vagrant
11 5 (0.55%) JUnit
11 5 (0.55%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
General
1 219 (23.93%) Finance
2 154 (16.83%) Telecoms
3 110 (12.02%) Retail
4 82 (8.96%) Marketing
5 55 (6.01%) Electronics
6 38 (4.15%) Manufacturing
7 25 (2.73%) Banking
8 16 (1.75%) Aerospace
9 15 (1.64%) Legal
10 11 (1.20%) Financial Institution
11 10 (1.09%) German Language
11 10 (1.09%) Military
12 8 (0.87%) Pharmaceutical
13 5 (0.55%) Italian Language
13 5 (0.55%) Spanish Language
14 4 (0.44%) Automotive
14 4 (0.44%) Back Office
14 4 (0.44%) Brand Awareness
14 4 (0.44%) French Language
15 2 (0.22%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 206 (22.51%) Developer
2 116 (12.68%) Analyst
3 113 (12.35%) Graduate
4 78 (8.52%) Software Engineer
5 69 (7.54%) Senior Developer
6 62 (6.78%) Java Developer
7 49 (5.36%) Data Engineer
8 46 (5.03%) Junior
9 43 (4.70%) Data Scientist
9 43 (4.70%) Graduate Developer
10 41 (4.48%) Consultant
11 36 (3.93%) Graduate Software Engineer
12 27 (2.95%) Software Developer
13 26 (2.84%) Applications Developer
13 26 (2.84%) Senior Applications Developer
13 26 (2.84%) Senior Data Scientist
14 25 (2.73%) Development Manager
15 24 (2.62%) Graduate Java Developer
15 24 (2.62%) Senior Data Engineer
15 24 (2.62%) Systems Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 93 (10.16%) .NET
2 88 (9.62%) HTML
3 58 (6.34%) ASP.NET
4 55 (6.01%) Kafka
5 51 (5.57%) AngularJS
6 50 (5.46%) Web Services
7 44 (4.81%) CSS
8 41 (4.48%) D3.js
8 41 (4.48%) ggplot
8 41 (4.48%) jQuery
9 39 (4.26%) XML
10 36 (3.93%) HTML5
11 30 (3.28%) .NET Framework
11 30 (3.28%) Node.js
11 30 (3.28%) Spring
12 29 (3.17%) React
13 28 (3.06%) Ajax
14 23 (2.51%) J2EE
15 22 (2.40%) REST
16 21 (2.30%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 112 (12.24%) Analytical Skills
2 66 (7.21%) Algorithms
3 56 (6.12%) FMCG
3 56 (6.12%) Self-Motivation
4 44 (4.81%) Management Information System
5 41 (4.48%) Social Network
6 35 (3.83%) Fintech
7 34 (3.72%) User Experience
8 24 (2.62%) Social Media
9 21 (2.30%) Data Centre
9 21 (2.30%) Mobile App
10 18 (1.97%) Virtual Team
11 17 (1.86%) CESG
11 17 (1.86%) Driving Licence
11 17 (1.86%) NHS
12 15 (1.64%) Linux Command Line
13 13 (1.42%) Cyber Kill Chain
13 13 (1.42%) Enterprise Software
14 12 (1.31%) PMI
14 12 (1.31%) Security Operations Centre
Operating Systems
1 145 (15.85%) Linux
2 91 (9.95%) Windows
3 53 (5.79%) Unix
4 30 (3.28%) Windows Server
5 27 (2.95%) Apple iOS
6 19 (2.08%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 17 (1.86%) Windows Server 2008
8 14 (1.53%) Android
9 11 (1.20%) Windows Server 2012
10 9 (0.98%) CentOS
11 5 (0.55%) Windows 10
11 5 (0.55%) Windows 7
12 3 (0.33%) VMS
12 3 (0.33%) Windows Server 2003
13 2 (0.22%) Oracle Linux
13 2 (0.22%) Windows 8
14 1 (0.11%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 300 (32.79%) Computer Science
2 271 (29.62%) Agile Software Development
3 204 (22.30%) Mathematics
4 184 (20.11%) Analytics
5 148 (16.17%) Business Intelligence
6 146 (15.96%) Data Science
7 144 (15.74%) Scrum
8 139 (15.19%) Problem-Solving
9 135 (14.75%) Software Engineering
10 134 (14.64%) Data Engineering
11 125 (13.66%) Decision-Making
12 116 (12.68%) Data Modelling
13 112 (12.24%) Visualisation
14 110 (12.02%) Artificial Intelligence
15 106 (11.58%) Data Visualisation
16 96 (10.49%) Project Management
17 95 (10.38%) Data Security
18 85 (9.29%) Data-Driven Decision Making
19 81 (8.85%) Test Automation
20 80 (8.74%) Data Management
Programming Languages
1 191 (20.87%) Java
2 187 (20.44%) JavaScript
3 184 (20.11%) SQL
4 172 (18.80%) Python
5 132 (14.43%) C#
6 90 (9.84%) C
7 80 (8.74%) C++
8 51 (5.57%) R
9 35 (3.83%) PHP
10 32 (3.50%) Go
11 29 (3.17%) PowerShell
12 26 (2.84%) Bash Shell
13 24 (2.62%) Ruby
13 24 (2.62%) Shell Script
14 23 (2.51%) T-SQL
15 19 (2.08%) VB.NET
16 13 (1.42%) Cython
16 13 (1.42%) Java 8
16 13 (1.42%) Objective-C
17 7 (0.77%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 186 (20.33%) Computer Science Degree
2 35 (3.83%) Security Cleared
3 33 (3.61%) Numerate Degree
4 32 (3.50%) CISSP
5 31 (3.39%) CISM
6 30 (3.28%) Microsoft Certification
7 29 (3.17%) MCSE
8 28 (3.06%) Cisco Certification
9 27 (2.95%) Master's Degree
10 20 (2.19%) CISA
10 20 (2.19%) MCITP
11 18 (1.97%) ITIL Certification
12 16 (1.75%) CRISC
13 15 (1.64%) OSCP
14 14 (1.53%) DV Cleared
15 12 (1.31%) ISTQB
16 11 (1.20%) CCSP
16 11 (1.20%) CEH
16 11 (1.20%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
16 11 (1.20%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 57 (6.23%) QA
2 22 (2.40%) Data Quality
3 14 (1.53%) SLA
4 10 (1.09%) GAMP
5 8 (0.87%) PMO
6 7 (0.77%) ISO 9001
7 5 (0.55%) GDPR
7 5 (0.55%) ISO/IEC 27001
7 5 (0.55%) PSD2
8 4 (0.44%) PMBOK
9 3 (0.33%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
9 3 (0.33%) PCI DSS
9 3 (0.33%) Sarbanes-Oxley
10 1 (0.11%) GAAP
10 1 (0.11%) IFRS
System Software
1 56 (6.12%) Active Directory
2 42 (4.59%) VMware Infrastructure
3 38 (4.15%) Docker
4 34 (3.72%) Firmware
5 15 (1.64%) Virtual Machines
6 12 (1.31%) HDFS
6 12 (1.31%) Hyper-V
7 10 (1.09%) Apache Flume
8 7 (0.77%) Samba
8 7 (0.77%) vSphere
9 6 (0.66%) Varnish
10 5 (0.55%) VMware ESXi
11 4 (0.44%) VMware Server
12 3 (0.33%) Apache ZooKeeper
12 3 (0.33%) iptables
12 3 (0.33%) Snort
12 3 (0.33%) VirtualBox
12 3 (0.33%) Xen
13 2 (0.22%) Terminal Server
13 2 (0.22%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 44 (4.81%) Hadoop YARN
2 39 (4.26%) Ansible
3 37 (4.04%) Puppet
4 20 (2.19%) Kubernetes
5 18 (1.97%) Opscode Chef
6 15 (1.64%) Kibana
7 11 (1.20%) CSIRT
7 11 (1.20%) Terraform
8 8 (0.87%) Nagios
9 7 (0.77%) vRealize Orchestrator
10 6 (0.66%) HP ALM
10 6 (0.66%) SCCM
11 5 (0.55%) Docker Swarm
11 5 (0.55%) EMC NetWorker
11 5 (0.55%) Microsoft Clustering
12 4 (0.44%) Mesos
12 4 (0.44%) Oozie
12 4 (0.44%) Rancher
12 4 (0.44%) Salt
12 4 (0.44%) Single Sign-On
Vendors
1 216 (23.61%) Microsoft
2 129 (14.10%) SAP
3 108 (11.80%) Tableau
4 65 (7.10%) Oracle
5 52 (5.68%) VMware
6 32 (3.50%) Red Hat
7 31 (3.39%) Salesforce.com
8 28 (3.06%) Atlassian
9 21 (2.30%) Google
10 14 (1.53%) Cisco
11 13 (1.42%) Cloudera
11 13 (1.42%) Symantec
12 11 (1.20%) HP
13 8 (0.87%) Adobe
13 8 (0.87%) Citrix
13 8 (0.87%) Huawei
13 8 (0.87%) IBM
13 8 (0.87%) Splunk
14 7 (0.77%) Informatica
14 7 (0.77%) Xilinx