Period
to 20 January 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Reading with a requirement for Degree qualifications. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered over the 6 months to 20 January 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Academic Degree
Berkshire > Reading
6 months to
20 Jan 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 5 5 2
Rank change year-on-year 0 -3 +3
Permanent jobs citing Degree 434 533 803
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Reading 17.07% 17.55% 18.02%
As % of the Qualifications category 56.96% 50.67% 48.52%
Number of salaries quoted 311 346 596
Reading median annual salary £40,000 £50,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -20.00% - +11.11%
10th Percentile £24,250 £26,250 £26,750
90th Percentile £70,000 £75,000 £72,500
Berkshire median annual salary £41,500 £50,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year -17.00% - +17.65%

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 Reading with a requirement for academic qualifications or professional certifications.

All Academic and Professional Certifications
Reading
Permanent vacancies requiring academic qualifications or professional certifications 762 1,052 1,655
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Reading 29.98% 34.64% 37.15%
Number of salaries quoted 585 686 1,248
Reading median annual salary £45,000 £52,500 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -14.29% +5.00% +8.70%
10th Percentile £27,500 £27,500 £31,250
90th Percentile £75,000 £75,000 £70,075
Berkshire median annual salary £45,000 £52,500 £50,000
% change year-on-year -14.29% +5.00% +7.53%

Degree
Job Vacancy Trend in Reading

Job postings citing Degree as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Reading.

Job vacancy trend for Degree in Reading

Degree
Salary Trend in Reading

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Degree in Reading.

Salary trend for Degree in Reading

Degree
Salary Histogram in Reading

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Degree in Reading over the 6 months to 20 January 2018.

Salary histogram for Degree in Reading

For the 6 months to 20 January 2018, 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 Reading region with a requirement for Degree.

1 200 (46.08%) Computer Science
2 162 (37.33%) Agile Software Development
3 161 (37.10%) Computer Science Degree
4 129 (29.72%) Java
5 111 (25.58%) Linux
6 109 (25.12%) Analytical Skills
7 95 (21.89%) Test Automation
8 93 (21.43%) JavaScript
9 82 (18.89%) HTML
10 81 (18.66%) C#
11 74 (17.05%) CSS
12 72 (16.59%) Open Source
13 67 (15.44%) Scrum
14 63 (14.52%) SQL
14 63 (14.52%) Windows
14 63 (14.52%) Amazon AWS
15 61 (14.06%) .NET
16 59 (13.59%) Microsoft
17 58 (13.36%) QA
18 56 (12.90%) Mathematics
19 54 (12.44%) Finance
20 53 (12.21%) Risk Management
21 52 (11.98%) ISTQB
22 50 (11.52%) CRM
23 49 (11.29%) Continuous Integration
23 49 (11.29%) SDLC
24 48 (11.06%) Firewall
24 48 (11.06%) Project Management
25 47 (10.83%) TCP/IP
26 46 (10.60%) OO

Degree
Co-occurring IT Skills in Reading 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 13 (3.00%) Apache Spark
2 12 (2.76%) OpenStack
3 10 (2.30%) Apache Pig
3 10 (2.30%) SharePoint
4 8 (1.84%) Cloud Foundry
5 6 (1.38%) CMS
6 5 (1.15%) Apache
6 5 (1.15%) Elasticsearch
6 5 (1.15%) Oracle SOA Suite
6 5 (1.15%) SharePoint 2013
7 4 (0.92%) SharePoint 2010
8 3 (0.69%) Apache Solr
8 3 (0.69%) WebLogic
9 2 (0.46%) Drupal
9 2 (0.46%) SAS
9 2 (0.46%) Tomcat
10 1 (0.23%) MS Exchange
10 1 (0.23%) Sitecore CMS
10 1 (0.23%) Umbraco
10 1 (0.23%) WordPress
Applications
1 21 (4.84%) Microsoft Office
2 14 (3.23%) Microsoft Excel
3 13 (3.00%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 6 (1.38%) Microsoft Project
5 4 (0.92%) InfoPath
6 2 (0.46%) Adobe Creative Suite
6 2 (0.46%) Adobe Illustrator
6 2 (0.46%) Photoshop
7 1 (0.23%) HipChat
Business Applications
1 14 (3.23%) SAP S/4HANA
2 12 (2.76%) Dynamics CRM
3 5 (1.15%) SAP ERP
4 4 (0.92%) Salesforce.com CRM
5 3 (0.69%) Oracle 11i
5 3 (0.69%) Oracle Assets
5 3 (0.69%) Oracle EBS
5 3 (0.69%) Oracle EBS R12
5 3 (0.69%) Oracle General Ledger
5 3 (0.69%) Oracle iProcurement
5 3 (0.69%) Oracle Payables
5 3 (0.69%) Oracle Receivables
6 2 (0.46%) SAP PM
7 1 (0.23%) NetSuite
Cloud Services
1 63 (14.52%) Amazon AWS
2 28 (6.45%) SaaS
3 19 (4.38%) Microsoft Azure
4 13 (3.00%) npm
5 8 (1.84%) Force.com
6 7 (1.61%) GitHub
7 6 (1.38%) Cloud Computing
8 5 (1.15%) AWS CloudFormation
8 5 (1.15%) SuccessFactors
9 4 (0.92%) Amazon EMR
10 2 (0.46%) Serverless
11 1 (0.23%) Amazon EC2
11 1 (0.23%) Amazon ELB
11 1 (0.23%) Amazon S3
11 1 (0.23%) Datadog
11 1 (0.23%) Office 365
11 1 (0.23%) PaaS
11 1 (0.23%) Route 53
11 1 (0.23%) Slack
11 1 (0.23%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 48 (11.06%) Firewall
2 47 (10.83%) TCP/IP
3 45 (10.37%) Internet
4 36 (8.29%) Intrusion Detection
5 21 (4.84%) VPN
6 19 (4.38%) HTTP
7 14 (3.23%) MPLS
7 14 (3.23%) WAN
8 13 (3.00%) IPsec
8 13 (3.00%) LAN
9 12 (2.76%) Cisco ASA
9 12 (2.76%) SSL
10 11 (2.53%) SSH
10 11 (2.53%) Unified Communications
11 10 (2.30%) DNS
11 10 (2.30%) FTP
11 10 (2.30%) NAS
11 10 (2.30%) SAN
12 8 (1.84%) iSCSI
12 8 (1.84%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 37 (8.53%) SQL Server
2 32 (7.37%) HBase
3 14 (3.23%) MongoDB
3 14 (3.23%) NoSQL
4 12 (2.76%) GIS
4 12 (2.76%) Hadoop
4 12 (2.76%) Relational Database
5 11 (2.53%) Data Warehouse
6 10 (2.30%) Apache Hive
7 8 (1.84%) Big Data
8 7 (1.61%) Power BI
8 7 (1.61%) QlikView
8 7 (1.61%) Sqoop
9 6 (1.38%) Impala
9 6 (1.38%) Oracle Database
10 5 (1.15%) MySQL
10 5 (1.15%) Oracle Database 11g
10 5 (1.15%) SQLPlus
11 4 (0.92%) Oracle Reports
11 4 (0.92%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 40 (9.22%) WebDriver
2 39 (8.99%) Selenium
3 31 (7.14%) JIRA
4 28 (6.45%) Git (software)
5 26 (5.99%) JMeter
6 25 (5.76%) SoapUI
7 19 (4.38%) HP UFT
8 14 (3.23%) LoadRunner
8 14 (3.23%) Protractor
9 13 (3.00%) gulp
9 13 (3.00%) Jasmine
9 13 (3.00%) Karma Test Runner
9 13 (3.00%) Subversion
9 13 (3.00%) webpack
10 10 (2.30%) Maven
11 9 (2.07%) Eclipse
11 9 (2.07%) Team Foundation Server
12 8 (1.84%) Cucumber
12 8 (1.84%) Jenkins
12 8 (1.84%) NetBeans
General
1 54 (12.44%) Finance
2 46 (10.60%) Digital Economy
3 35 (8.06%) Marketing
4 29 (6.68%) Telecoms
5 13 (3.00%) Legal
5 13 (3.00%) Retail
6 11 (2.53%) Games
7 8 (1.84%) Advertising
7 8 (1.84%) Manufacturing
8 7 (1.61%) Electronics
9 6 (1.38%) Law
10 5 (1.15%) Publishing
11 4 (0.92%) Aerospace
11 4 (0.92%) Banking
11 4 (0.92%) Financial Institution
12 2 (0.46%) Brand Awareness
12 2 (0.46%) French Language
12 2 (0.46%) Investment Banking
12 2 (0.46%) Mandarin Language
13 1 (0.23%) Automotive
Job Titles
1 129 (29.72%) Developer
2 71 (16.36%) Analyst
3 45 (10.37%) Junior
4 38 (8.76%) Java Developer
5 35 (8.06%) Consultant
6 34 (7.83%) .NET Developer
7 33 (7.60%) Junior Developer
8 26 (5.99%) Senior Developer
8 26 (5.99%) Tester
9 24 (5.53%) Graduate
9 24 (5.53%) Security Analyst
10 22 (5.07%) Software Tester
10 22 (5.07%) Support Engineer
11 21 (4.84%) Administrator
12 20 (4.61%) Software Developer
13 19 (4.38%) Senior Java Developer
13 19 (4.38%) Test Analyst
14 18 (4.15%) Architect
15 17 (3.92%) C# Developer
15 17 (3.92%) Systems Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 82 (18.89%) HTML
2 74 (17.05%) CSS
3 61 (14.06%) .NET
4 40 (9.22%) Web Services
5 39 (8.99%) Node.js
6 28 (6.45%) REST
7 27 (6.22%) AngularJS
8 26 (5.99%) .NET Framework
9 24 (5.53%) HTML5
9 24 (5.53%) JSON
9 24 (5.53%) SOAP
10 22 (5.07%) jQuery
11 21 (4.84%) Twitter Bootstrap
12 18 (4.15%) WCF
13 15 (3.46%) Sass
13 15 (3.46%) XML
14 12 (2.76%) ASP.NET
14 12 (2.76%) React
15 11 (2.53%) Vue (Vue.js)
16 9 (2.07%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 200 (46.08%) Computer Science
2 109 (25.12%) Analytical Skills
3 32 (7.37%) Client/Server
4 30 (6.91%) Management Information System
5 22 (5.07%) Data Centre
5 22 (5.07%) Security Operations Centre
6 19 (4.38%) Public Cloud
7 13 (3.00%) Social Media
8 11 (2.53%) Driving Licence
8 11 (2.53%) Enterprise Software
8 11 (2.53%) Private Cloud
9 10 (2.30%) Mobile App
10 9 (2.07%) Cyberattack
11 8 (1.84%) N-Tier
12 7 (1.61%) Algorithms
12 7 (1.61%) Greenfield Project
13 5 (1.15%) Digital Currency
13 5 (1.15%) Linux Command Line
13 5 (1.15%) Mobile Computing
13 5 (1.15%) Social Network
Operating Systems
1 111 (25.58%) Linux
2 63 (14.52%) Windows
3 15 (3.46%) Unix
4 7 (1.61%) Apple iOS
4 7 (1.61%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 6 (1.38%) CentOS
5 6 (1.38%) Mac OS X
6 5 (1.15%) Android
6 5 (1.15%) Ubuntu
6 5 (1.15%) Windows Mobile
7 2 (0.46%) Windows 10
7 2 (0.46%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 162 (37.33%) Agile Software Development
2 95 (21.89%) Test Automation
3 72 (16.59%) Open Source
4 67 (15.44%) Scrum
5 56 (12.90%) Mathematics
6 53 (12.21%) Risk Management
7 50 (11.52%) CRM
8 49 (11.29%) Continuous Integration
8 49 (11.29%) SDLC
9 48 (11.06%) Project Management
10 46 (10.60%) Cyber Resilience
10 46 (10.60%) OO
11 41 (9.45%) TDD
12 39 (8.99%) BDD
13 37 (8.53%) ITIL
14 36 (8.29%) Test Strategy
15 35 (8.06%) Mentoring
16 34 (7.83%) Regression Testing
16 34 (7.83%) Test Management
17 33 (7.60%) High Availability
Programming Languages
1 129 (29.72%) Java
2 93 (21.43%) JavaScript
3 81 (18.66%) C#
4 63 (14.52%) SQL
5 42 (9.68%) Python
6 37 (8.53%) C++
7 25 (5.76%) PowerShell
8 24 (5.53%) C
9 23 (5.30%) Perl
9 23 (5.30%) Shell Script
10 21 (4.84%) R
11 13 (3.00%) ES6
11 13 (3.00%) ES7
12 10 (2.30%) PHP
13 9 (2.07%) Bash Shell
14 8 (1.84%) Apex Code
14 8 (1.84%) XAML
15 6 (1.38%) T-SQL
15 6 (1.38%) VB.NET
16 5 (1.15%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 161 (37.10%) Computer Science Degree
2 52 (11.98%) ISTQB
3 37 (8.53%) Master's Degree
4 18 (4.15%) Security Cleared
5 16 (3.69%) SC Cleared
6 14 (3.23%) ISEB
7 12 (2.76%) AWS Certification
8 8 (1.84%) CCNP
8 8 (1.84%) Cisco Certification
8 8 (1.84%) CISSP
9 7 (1.61%) CCNP Voice
9 7 (1.61%) Microsoft Certification
10 6 (1.38%) CISM
10 6 (1.38%) MBA
11 4 (0.92%) APMP
11 4 (0.92%) DV Cleared
11 4 (0.92%) ITIL Certification
11 4 (0.92%) Numerate Degree
11 4 (0.92%) PhD
11 4 (0.92%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 58 (13.36%) QA
2 13 (3.00%) COBIT
3 10 (2.30%) SLA
4 8 (1.84%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 7 (1.61%) Data Quality
6 4 (0.92%) ISO 9001
6 4 (0.92%) PCI DSS
7 2 (0.46%) Cyber Essentials
8 1 (0.23%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
System Software
1 31 (7.14%) HDFS
2 22 (5.07%) Active Directory
3 20 (4.61%) Docker
4 9 (2.07%) Apache Flume
5 8 (1.84%) NFS
6 5 (1.15%) Hyper-V
6 5 (1.15%) VMware ESXi
7 4 (0.92%) SAP ITS
8 3 (0.69%) Firmware
9 2 (0.46%) Virtual Machines
9 2 (0.46%) VMware Infrastructure
10 1 (0.23%) Postfix
10 1 (0.23%) Terminal Services
10 1 (0.23%) VirtualBox
10 1 (0.23%) VMware NSX
Systems Management
1 17 (3.92%) Ansible
2 12 (2.76%) Kubernetes
3 8 (1.84%) HP Quality Center
3 8 (1.84%) Nagios
3 8 (1.84%) Opscode Chef
4 7 (1.61%) Cisco CME
4 7 (1.61%) Cisco UCCX
4 7 (1.61%) Oozie
4 7 (1.61%) Puppet
5 5 (1.15%) Terraform
6 4 (0.92%) Nessus
6 4 (0.92%) Nmap
6 4 (0.92%) Salt
6 4 (0.92%) WebSphere Cast Iron
7 3 (0.69%) Hadoop YARN
8 2 (0.46%) Cisco CUCM
8 2 (0.46%) Kibana
9 1 (0.23%) Grafana
9 1 (0.23%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 59 (13.59%) Microsoft
2 24 (5.53%) Cisco
2 24 (5.53%) Oracle
3 23 (5.30%) SAP
4 20 (4.61%) Salesforce.com
4 20 (4.61%) VMware
5 14 (3.23%) Twitter
6 13 (3.00%) Capita
7 10 (2.30%) HP
7 10 (2.30%) Juniper
8 8 (1.84%) F5
9 7 (1.61%) Red Box
9 7 (1.61%) Splunk
9 7 (1.61%) Tableau
10 5 (1.15%) Ariba
10 5 (1.15%) Atlassian
10 5 (1.15%) Concur
10 5 (1.15%) Jitterbit
11 4 (0.92%) Citrix
11 4 (0.92%) Informatica