Period
to 16 July 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 16 July 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Academic Degree
Berkshire > Reading
6 months to
16 Jul 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 10 8 7
Rank change year-on-year -2 -1 -6
Permanent jobs citing Degree 350 395 610
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Reading 14.45% 15.70% 16.30%
As % of the Qualifications category 55.12% 46.53% 46.25%
Number of salaries quoted 297 279 525
Reading median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000
10th Percentile £27,000 £23,750 £27,500
90th Percentile £72,250 £72,500 £71,250
Berkshire median annual salary £45,000 £43,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year +4.65% -9.47% +5.56%

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 635 849 1,319
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Reading 26.22% 33.74% 35.25%
Number of salaries quoted 519 624 994
Reading median annual salary £45,000 £47,500 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -5.26% -5.00% +11.11%
10th Percentile £27,000 £23,750 £28,750
90th Percentile £72,500 £72,500 £72,000
Berkshire median annual salary £48,514 £47,500 £50,500
% change year-on-year +2.13% -5.94% +6.32%

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 16 July 2018.

Salary histogram for Degree in Reading

For the 6 months to 16 July 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 Reading region with a requirement for Degree.

1 97 (27.71%) Computer Science
2 89 (25.43%) Java
3 85 (24.29%) JavaScript
4 75 (21.43%) Agile Software Development
5 72 (20.57%) Software Engineering
6 67 (19.14%) HTML
7 63 (18.00%) CSS
8 59 (16.86%) SQL
9 55 (15.71%) Analytical Skills
10 54 (15.43%) Linux
11 53 (15.14%) Windows
12 52 (14.86%) Internet
12 52 (14.86%) SDLC
13 51 (14.57%) Computer Science Degree
14 48 (13.71%) Problem-Solving
14 48 (13.71%) .NET
15 47 (13.43%) C++
16 46 (13.14%) OO
16 46 (13.14%) Node.js
17 44 (12.57%) Python
17 44 (12.57%) Microsoft
18 43 (12.29%) ITIL
19 42 (12.00%) Finance
20 39 (11.14%) Oracle
20 39 (11.14%) AngularJS
21 38 (10.86%) C#
21 38 (10.86%) Unit Testing
22 35 (10.00%) C
22 35 (10.00%) HBase
23 33 (9.43%) Hadoop

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 29 (8.29%) Apache Spark
2 19 (5.43%) Oracle SOA Suite
3 16 (4.57%) JBoss
4 15 (4.29%) WebSphere
5 11 (3.14%) Tomcat
6 10 (2.86%) Confluence
6 10 (2.86%) Elasticsearch
7 7 (2.00%) WebLogic
8 6 (1.71%) SAS
8 6 (1.71%) SharePoint
9 5 (1.43%) Apache Solr
10 4 (1.14%) CMS
10 4 (1.14%) Drupal
10 4 (1.14%) Liferay
10 4 (1.14%) Oracle Service Bus
10 4 (1.14%) WebLogic Portal
11 3 (0.86%) Apache
11 3 (0.86%) Apache Pig
11 3 (0.86%) Joomla!
12 2 (0.57%) WordPress
Applications
1 17 (4.86%) Microsoft Excel
2 14 (4.00%) Adobe Creative Suite
2 14 (4.00%) Adobe Illustrator
2 14 (4.00%) Photoshop
3 8 (2.29%) Microsoft Office
4 5 (1.43%) Microsoft PowerPoint
5 4 (1.14%) HipChat
6 3 (0.86%) Microsoft Project
7 1 (0.29%) MS Visio
7 1 (0.29%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 15 (4.29%) Dynamics CRM
2 4 (1.14%) SAP S/4HANA
3 2 (0.57%) Oracle 11i
3 2 (0.57%) Oracle Assets
3 2 (0.57%) Oracle EBS
3 2 (0.57%) Oracle EBS R12
3 2 (0.57%) Oracle General Ledger
3 2 (0.57%) Oracle iProcurement
3 2 (0.57%) Oracle Payables
3 2 (0.57%) Oracle Receivables
4 1 (0.29%) Unit4 Business World
Cloud Services
1 27 (7.71%) Microsoft Azure
2 26 (7.43%) Amazon AWS
3 20 (5.71%) SaaS
4 7 (2.00%) Office 365
5 6 (1.71%) IaaS
6 5 (1.43%) Cloud Computing
6 5 (1.43%) PaaS
7 4 (1.14%) Amazon CloudWatch
7 4 (1.14%) Amazon EC2
7 4 (1.14%) Amazon ELB
7 4 (1.14%) Amazon Glacier
7 4 (1.14%) Amazon S3
7 4 (1.14%) Dynamics 365
7 4 (1.14%) Virtual Private Cloud
8 2 (0.57%) GitHub
8 2 (0.57%) Google Cloud Platform
9 1 (0.29%) AWS CloudFormation
9 1 (0.29%) Cloudflare
9 1 (0.29%) Datadog
9 1 (0.29%) Slack
Communications & Networking
1 52 (14.86%) Internet
2 14 (4.00%) FTP
2 14 (4.00%) HTTP
3 13 (3.71%) SAN
4 8 (2.29%) DNS
4 8 (2.29%) TCP/IP
5 7 (2.00%) iSCSI
5 7 (2.00%) NAS
6 6 (1.71%) Firewall
7 5 (1.43%) DHCP
7 5 (1.43%) LAN
7 5 (1.43%) Network Security
7 5 (1.43%) VPN
7 5 (1.43%) WAN
8 4 (1.14%) FCoE
8 4 (1.14%) Fibre Channel
8 4 (1.14%) Intrusion Detection
8 4 (1.14%) MPLS
9 3 (0.86%) Intranet
9 3 (0.86%) SSH
Database & Business Intelligence
1 35 (10.00%) HBase
2 33 (9.43%) Hadoop
3 29 (8.29%) SQL Server
4 24 (6.86%) Big Data
5 22 (6.29%) Apache Hive
6 19 (5.43%) Relational Database
7 15 (4.29%) Data Warehouse
8 10 (2.86%) Impala
8 10 (2.86%) NoSQL
9 7 (2.00%) PostgreSQL
10 6 (1.71%) Crystal Reports
10 6 (1.71%) Data Mining
10 6 (1.71%) MySQL
10 6 (1.71%) Oracle Database
10 6 (1.71%) Power BI
10 6 (1.71%) QlikView
10 6 (1.71%) SQL Server 2008
11 5 (1.43%) Amazon RDS
11 5 (1.43%) SAP HANA
11 5 (1.43%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 15 (4.29%) Git (software)
2 14 (4.00%) JIRA
3 13 (3.71%) Maven
4 12 (3.43%) Eclipse
5 11 (3.14%) IntelliJ
5 11 (3.14%) NetBeans
6 10 (2.86%) Bitbucket
6 10 (2.86%) Visual Studio
7 6 (1.71%) Selenium
8 5 (1.43%) Atlassian Bamboo
9 3 (0.86%) WebDriver
10 2 (0.57%) Ant
10 2 (0.57%) Cucumber
10 2 (0.57%) Karma Test Runner
10 2 (0.57%) Mocha
10 2 (0.57%) PyUnit
10 2 (0.57%) Team Foundation Server
11 1 (0.29%) Android Studio
11 1 (0.29%) Mockito
11 1 (0.29%) Vagrant
General
1 42 (12.00%) Finance
2 20 (5.71%) Marketing
3 14 (4.00%) Telecoms
4 13 (3.71%) Retail
5 11 (3.14%) Financial Institution
5 11 (3.14%) Manufacturing
6 7 (2.00%) Banking
6 7 (2.00%) German Language
7 6 (1.71%) Law
7 6 (1.71%) Legal
8 3 (0.86%) Automotive
8 3 (0.86%) Electronics
9 2 (0.57%) Mandarin Language
10 1 (0.29%) Advertising
10 1 (0.29%) Aerospace
10 1 (0.29%) Brand Awareness
10 1 (0.29%) French Language
10 1 (0.29%) Front Office
10 1 (0.29%) Games
Job Titles
1 102 (29.14%) Developer
2 36 (10.29%) Consultant
2 36 (10.29%) Graduate
3 32 (9.14%) Software Engineer
4 29 (8.29%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
5 28 (8.00%) Analyst
5 28 (8.00%) Junior
6 21 (6.00%) Senior Developer
7 20 (5.71%) Java Developer
7 20 (5.71%) Software Developer
8 19 (5.43%) Systems Engineer
9 17 (4.86%) Support Engineer
10 14 (4.00%) C# Developer
10 14 (4.00%) HTML CSS Developer
10 14 (4.00%) HTML Developer
10 14 (4.00%) IT Manager
11 12 (3.43%) Technical Engineer
11 12 (3.43%) Technical Support
11 12 (3.43%) Technical Support Engineer
12 11 (3.14%) Junior Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 67 (19.14%) HTML
2 63 (18.00%) CSS
3 48 (13.71%) .NET
4 46 (13.14%) Node.js
5 39 (11.14%) AngularJS
6 29 (8.29%) React
6 29 (8.29%) REST
7 21 (6.00%) jQuery
7 21 (6.00%) Web Services
8 19 (5.43%) HTML5
9 16 (4.57%) CSS3
9 16 (4.57%) JMS
9 16 (4.57%) Sass
9 16 (4.57%) Twitter Bootstrap
10 15 (4.29%) Spring
10 15 (4.29%) XML
11 14 (4.00%) Java EE
11 14 (4.00%) Pug
12 13 (3.71%) ASP.NET
12 13 (3.71%) JSON
Miscellaneous
1 97 (27.71%) Computer Science
2 55 (15.71%) Analytical Skills
3 23 (6.57%) NHS
3 23 (6.57%) Self-Motivation
4 18 (5.14%) Enterprise Software
4 18 (5.14%) User Experience
5 13 (3.71%) Management Information System
6 12 (3.43%) Data Centre
7 10 (2.86%) Digital Currency
8 8 (2.29%) Greenfield Project
8 8 (2.29%) Social Media
9 7 (2.00%) Algorithms
9 7 (2.00%) Virtual Team
10 6 (1.71%) Replication
10 6 (1.71%) Semantic Web
10 6 (1.71%) W3C
11 5 (1.43%) Client/Server
11 5 (1.43%) Social Network
12 4 (1.14%) Blog
12 4 (1.14%) PMI
Operating Systems
1 54 (15.43%) Linux
2 53 (15.14%) Windows
3 12 (3.43%) Unix
4 8 (2.29%) Windows Server
5 6 (1.71%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 4 (1.14%) Windows Server 2008
7 3 (0.86%) Mac OS X
7 3 (0.86%) Windows Server 2012
8 2 (0.57%) CentOS
9 1 (0.29%) Android
9 1 (0.29%) Mac OS
9 1 (0.29%) Ubuntu
9 1 (0.29%) Windows 10
9 1 (0.29%) Windows 7
9 1 (0.29%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 75 (21.43%) Agile Software Development
2 72 (20.57%) Software Engineering
3 52 (14.86%) SDLC
4 48 (13.71%) Problem-Solving
5 46 (13.14%) OO
6 43 (12.29%) ITIL
7 38 (10.86%) Unit Testing
8 32 (9.14%) Front End Development
8 32 (9.14%) Mentoring
9 31 (8.86%) Release Management
10 30 (8.57%) Continuous Integration
11 29 (8.29%) Mathematics
12 28 (8.00%) Project Management
13 27 (7.71%) Cybersecurity
14 26 (7.43%) Data Analysis
14 26 (7.43%) Visualisation
15 23 (6.57%) UML
15 23 (6.57%) Validation
16 22 (6.29%) OOD
16 22 (6.29%) SEO
Programming Languages
1 89 (25.43%) Java
2 85 (24.29%) JavaScript
3 59 (16.86%) SQL
4 47 (13.43%) C++
5 44 (12.57%) Python
6 38 (10.86%) C#
7 35 (10.00%) C
8 27 (7.71%) R
9 13 (3.71%) Scala
10 10 (2.86%) Bash Shell
11 7 (2.00%) PHP
11 7 (2.00%) T-SQL
12 6 (1.71%) Go
12 6 (1.71%) PowerShell
13 5 (1.43%) Erlang
13 5 (1.43%) Perl
13 5 (1.43%) Ruby
14 4 (1.14%) Shell Script
15 3 (0.86%) MATLAB
16 2 (0.57%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 51 (14.57%) Computer Science Degree
2 24 (6.86%) Security Cleared
3 23 (6.57%) Master's Degree
4 20 (5.71%) ITIL Certification
5 15 (4.29%) DV Cleared
6 14 (4.00%) MCSA
6 14 (4.00%) MCSE
6 14 (4.00%) Microsoft Certification
6 14 (4.00%) PhD
7 10 (2.86%) ISTQB
8 9 (2.57%) Cisco Certification
9 8 (2.29%) CCNP
9 8 (2.29%) ISEB
9 8 (2.29%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
9 8 (2.29%) Numerate Degree
9 8 (2.29%) SC Cleared
10 7 (2.00%) CISM
10 7 (2.00%) CISSP
11 6 (1.71%) TOGAF Certification
12 4 (1.14%) CREST Certified
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 21 (6.00%) ISO 9001
2 19 (5.43%) QA
3 6 (1.71%) SLA
4 5 (1.43%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 4 (1.14%) HMG Security Policy Framework
5 4 (1.14%) PMO
6 2 (0.57%) COBIT
6 2 (0.57%) GCP
6 2 (0.57%) GDPR
7 1 (0.29%) PCI DSS
7 1 (0.29%) PSD2
System Software
1 25 (7.14%) HDFS
2 24 (6.86%) Firmware
3 12 (3.43%) Apache Flume
4 10 (2.86%) Active Directory
4 10 (2.86%) Virtual Machines
4 10 (2.86%) VMware Infrastructure
5 6 (1.71%) vSphere
6 4 (1.14%) Docker
6 4 (1.14%) Samba
7 3 (0.86%) NFS
8 1 (0.29%) BitLocker
8 1 (0.29%) Hyper-V
8 1 (0.29%) Postfix
8 1 (0.29%) VirtualBox
Systems Management
1 22 (6.29%) Puppet
2 10 (2.86%) Kibana
3 5 (1.43%) Ansible
3 5 (1.43%) Terraform
4 4 (1.14%) Opscode Chef
4 4 (1.14%) Tivoli
4 4 (1.14%) vRealize Orchestrator
5 3 (0.86%) Cisco IPCC
6 2 (0.57%) Oozie
7 1 (0.29%) SCCM
7 1 (0.29%) SCOM
7 1 (0.29%) Single Sign-On
7 1 (0.29%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 44 (12.57%) Microsoft
2 39 (11.14%) Oracle
3 24 (6.86%) Capita
4 21 (6.00%) VMware
5 20 (5.71%) Atlassian
5 20 (5.71%) IBM
6 14 (4.00%) Adobe
7 11 (3.14%) BEA
7 11 (3.14%) TIBCO
8 6 (1.71%) Tableau
9 5 (1.43%) Cisco
9 5 (1.43%) Cloudera
9 5 (1.43%) Facebook
9 5 (1.43%) Red Hat
9 5 (1.43%) SAP
9 5 (1.43%) Twitter
10 4 (1.14%) Centrify
11 3 (0.86%) F5
11 3 (0.86%) Google
11 3 (0.86%) Juniper