Period
to 19 April 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 19 April 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Academic Degree
Berkshire > Reading
6 months to
19 Apr 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 4 6 2
Rank change year-on-year +2 -4 +1
Permanent jobs citing Degree 419 470 731
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Reading 16.20% 17.30% 17.68%
As % of the Qualifications category 60.55% 50.81% 46.71%
Number of salaries quoted 332 287 568
Reading median annual salary £41,500 £47,500 £48,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -12.63% -2.06% +7.78%
10th Percentile £25,663 £23,750 £29,750
90th Percentile £72,500 £75,000 £71,250
Berkshire median annual salary £42,500 £45,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year -5.56% -10.00% +11.11%

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 692 925 1,565
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Reading 26.75% 34.06% 37.85%
Number of salaries quoted 555 593 1,188
Reading median annual salary £45,000 £47,500 £52,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -5.26% -8.65% +13.04%
10th Percentile £27,500 £24,000 £32,500
90th Percentile £75,000 £72,500 £70,550
Berkshire median annual salary £45,000 £49,000 £52,500
% change year-on-year -8.16% -6.67% +6.06%

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 19 April 2018.

Salary histogram for Degree in Reading

For the 6 months to 19 April 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.

1 172 (41.05%) Computer Science
2 124 (29.59%) Agile Software Development
2 124 (29.59%) Computer Science Degree
3 123 (29.36%) Java
4 105 (25.06%) JavaScript
5 94 (22.43%) HTML
6 82 (19.57%) CSS
7 73 (17.42%) Linux
7 73 (17.42%) C#
8 71 (16.95%) Analytical Skills
9 68 (16.23%) .NET
10 63 (15.04%) SQL
10 63 (15.04%) Test Automation
10 63 (15.04%) Open Source
11 58 (13.84%) C++
12 54 (12.89%) Problem-Solving
13 53 (12.65%) Internet
13 53 (12.65%) Software Engineering
14 51 (12.17%) SDLC
15 50 (11.93%) Finance
15 50 (11.93%) Mathematics
16 49 (11.69%) Python
17 48 (11.46%) Microsoft
18 47 (11.22%) OO
19 46 (10.98%) Windows
19 46 (10.98%) Oracle
20 45 (10.74%) Scrum
21 44 (10.50%) Amazon AWS
22 43 (10.26%) QA
23 41 (9.79%) Continuous Integration

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 19 (4.53%) Oracle SOA Suite
2 17 (4.06%) Apache Spark
3 14 (3.34%) JBoss
4 13 (3.10%) WebSphere
5 12 (2.86%) Tomcat
6 11 (2.63%) SharePoint
7 7 (1.67%) CMS
8 6 (1.43%) Confluence
8 6 (1.43%) SAS
8 6 (1.43%) WebLogic
9 5 (1.19%) SharePoint 2013
10 4 (0.95%) Apache Pig
10 4 (0.95%) Drupal
10 4 (0.95%) SharePoint 2010
11 3 (0.72%) Apache
11 3 (0.72%) Joomla!
11 3 (0.72%) OpenStack
12 2 (0.48%) Liferay
12 2 (0.48%) Oracle Service Bus
12 2 (0.48%) WordPress
Applications
1 21 (5.01%) Microsoft Excel
2 12 (2.86%) Microsoft Office
3 11 (2.63%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 6 (1.43%) Adobe Creative Suite
4 6 (1.43%) Adobe Illustrator
4 6 (1.43%) Photoshop
5 5 (1.19%) HipChat
6 4 (0.95%) InfoPath
7 2 (0.48%) Microsoft Project
Business Applications
1 13 (3.10%) Dynamics CRM
2 4 (0.95%) Oracle 11i
2 4 (0.95%) Oracle Assets
2 4 (0.95%) Oracle EBS
2 4 (0.95%) Oracle EBS R12
2 4 (0.95%) Oracle General Ledger
2 4 (0.95%) Oracle iProcurement
2 4 (0.95%) Oracle Payables
2 4 (0.95%) Oracle Receivables
3 1 (0.24%) Salesforce.com CRM
Cloud Services
1 44 (10.50%) Amazon AWS
2 23 (5.49%) Microsoft Azure
3 22 (5.25%) SaaS
4 13 (3.10%) npm
5 6 (1.43%) Cloud Computing
5 6 (1.43%) GitHub
6 4 (0.95%) Dynamics 365
6 4 (0.95%) IaaS
7 3 (0.72%) AWS CloudFormation
7 3 (0.72%) Office 365
7 3 (0.72%) PaaS
7 3 (0.72%) Serverless
8 1 (0.24%) Amazon EC2
8 1 (0.24%) Amazon ELB
8 1 (0.24%) Amazon S3
8 1 (0.24%) Datadog
8 1 (0.24%) Force.com
8 1 (0.24%) Google Cloud Platform
8 1 (0.24%) Route 53
8 1 (0.24%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 53 (12.65%) Internet
2 33 (7.88%) TCP/IP
3 31 (7.40%) Firewall
4 29 (6.92%) Intrusion Detection
5 23 (5.49%) HTTP
6 21 (5.01%) FTP
7 13 (3.10%) MPLS
8 12 (2.86%) NAS
8 12 (2.86%) SAN
9 10 (2.39%) DNS
9 10 (2.39%) iSCSI
9 10 (2.39%) SSH
9 10 (2.39%) WAN
10 9 (2.15%) Cisco ASA
10 9 (2.15%) Network Security
11 7 (1.67%) Intranet
11 7 (1.67%) LAN
12 6 (1.43%) Unified Communications
12 6 (1.43%) VoIP
13 5 (1.19%) NX-OS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 34 (8.11%) SQL Server
2 32 (7.64%) HBase
3 17 (4.06%) Hadoop
4 16 (3.82%) Apache Hive
4 16 (3.82%) Relational Database
5 12 (2.86%) Data Warehouse
6 10 (2.39%) Big Data
6 10 (2.39%) MongoDB
7 9 (2.15%) Oracle Database
8 7 (1.67%) Oracle Reports
8 7 (1.67%) PostgreSQL
9 6 (1.43%) Data Mining
9 6 (1.43%) NoSQL
9 6 (1.43%) Oracle Database 11g
10 5 (1.19%) MySQL
11 4 (0.95%) Oracle BI EE
11 4 (0.95%) Power BI
11 4 (0.95%) QlikView
11 4 (0.95%) Sqoop
12 3 (0.72%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 32 (7.64%) Selenium
2 22 (5.25%) Git (software)
3 20 (4.77%) JIRA
4 17 (4.06%) WebDriver
5 16 (3.82%) Maven
6 15 (3.58%) Eclipse
7 14 (3.34%) Karma Test Runner
8 13 (3.10%) gulp
8 13 (3.10%) HP UFT
8 13 (3.10%) IntelliJ
8 13 (3.10%) Jasmine
8 13 (3.10%) NetBeans
8 13 (3.10%) Protractor
8 13 (3.10%) webpack
9 9 (2.15%) Atlassian Bamboo
9 9 (2.15%) JMeter
9 9 (2.15%) Subversion
10 8 (1.91%) Bitbucket
10 8 (1.91%) Cucumber
10 8 (1.91%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 50 (11.93%) Finance
2 33 (7.88%) Marketing
3 19 (4.53%) Telecoms
4 15 (3.58%) Retail
5 12 (2.86%) Manufacturing
6 10 (2.39%) Games
7 9 (2.15%) Law
8 8 (1.91%) Legal
9 7 (1.67%) Banking
9 7 (1.67%) Digital Economy
10 6 (1.43%) Electronics
11 4 (0.95%) Aerospace
12 3 (0.72%) Automotive
12 3 (0.72%) German Language
12 3 (0.72%) Mandarin Language
13 2 (0.48%) Advertising
13 2 (0.48%) French Language
13 2 (0.48%) Investment Banking
14 1 (0.24%) Brand Awareness
14 1 (0.24%) Front Office
Job Titles
1 141 (33.65%) Developer
2 52 (12.41%) Analyst
2 52 (12.41%) Junior
3 37 (8.83%) Consultant
4 33 (7.88%) Graduate
5 32 (7.64%) Junior Developer
6 30 (7.16%) .NET Developer
6 30 (7.16%) Java Developer
7 29 (6.92%) Software Developer
8 26 (6.21%) Senior Developer
9 25 (5.97%) Support Engineer
10 22 (5.25%) Software Engineer
11 21 (5.01%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
12 20 (4.77%) Administrator
12 20 (4.77%) C# Developer
13 18 (4.30%) Test Analyst
14 17 (4.06%) Security Analyst
14 17 (4.06%) Senior Java Developer
15 16 (3.82%) Technical Support
16 15 (3.58%) Graduate Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 94 (22.43%) HTML
2 82 (19.57%) CSS
3 68 (16.23%) .NET
4 40 (9.55%) Node.js
5 39 (9.31%) Web Services
6 36 (8.59%) AngularJS
7 32 (7.64%) REST
8 30 (7.16%) HTML5
9 22 (5.25%) jQuery
10 21 (5.01%) React
10 21 (5.01%) Twitter Bootstrap
11 20 (4.77%) Sass
12 19 (4.53%) ASP.NET
12 19 (4.53%) JSON
13 18 (4.30%) SOAP
13 18 (4.30%) WCF
14 17 (4.06%) .NET Framework
14 17 (4.06%) JMS
15 16 (3.82%) XML
16 15 (3.58%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 172 (41.05%) Computer Science
2 71 (16.95%) Analytical Skills
3 21 (5.01%) Enterprise Software
4 17 (4.06%) Security Operations Centre
4 17 (4.06%) Social Media
5 15 (3.58%) Public Cloud
6 13 (3.10%) Self-Motivation
7 11 (2.63%) Client/Server
8 10 (2.39%) Management Information System
9 9 (2.15%) Greenfield Project
9 9 (2.15%) Virtual Team
10 8 (1.91%) Social Network
11 7 (1.67%) Data Centre
11 7 (1.67%) Linux Command Line
11 7 (1.67%) NHS
11 7 (1.67%) User Experience
12 6 (1.43%) Algorithms
12 6 (1.43%) N-Tier
13 5 (1.19%) Semantic Web
13 5 (1.19%) W3C
Operating Systems
1 73 (17.42%) Linux
2 46 (10.98%) Windows
3 11 (2.63%) Unix
4 7 (1.67%) Mac OS X
5 5 (1.19%) Apple iOS
6 4 (0.95%) Android
6 4 (0.95%) CentOS
6 4 (0.95%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 3 (0.72%) Ubuntu
7 3 (0.72%) Windows Mobile
8 2 (0.48%) Windows Server
9 1 (0.24%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 124 (29.59%) Agile Software Development
2 63 (15.04%) Open Source
2 63 (15.04%) Test Automation
3 54 (12.89%) Problem-Solving
4 53 (12.65%) Software Engineering
5 51 (12.17%) SDLC
6 50 (11.93%) Mathematics
7 47 (11.22%) OO
8 45 (10.74%) Scrum
9 41 (9.79%) Continuous Integration
9 41 (9.79%) CRM
10 40 (9.55%) Mentoring
11 35 (8.35%) Unit Testing
12 33 (7.88%) Software Testing
13 32 (7.64%) Project Management
14 29 (6.92%) BDD
14 29 (6.92%) TDD
15 27 (6.44%) ITIL
15 27 (6.44%) Statistics
16 25 (5.97%) Information Security
Programming Languages
1 123 (29.36%) Java
2 105 (25.06%) JavaScript
3 73 (17.42%) C#
4 63 (15.04%) SQL
5 58 (13.84%) C++
6 49 (11.69%) Python
7 31 (7.40%) C
8 28 (6.68%) R
9 18 (4.30%) PowerShell
10 13 (3.10%) ES6
10 13 (3.10%) ES7
10 13 (3.10%) Perl
10 13 (3.10%) Scala
11 7 (1.67%) Bash Shell
11 7 (1.67%) PHP
11 7 (1.67%) Shell Script
11 7 (1.67%) XAML
12 6 (1.43%) Ruby
13 5 (1.19%) VB.NET
14 4 (0.95%) XPath
Qualifications
1 124 (29.59%) Computer Science Degree
2 38 (9.07%) Master's Degree
3 34 (8.11%) ISTQB
4 21 (5.01%) ISEB
5 12 (2.86%) Cisco Certification
5 12 (2.86%) Microsoft Certification
6 11 (2.63%) CCNP
6 11 (2.63%) PhD
6 11 (2.63%) Security Cleared
7 9 (2.15%) AWS Certification
7 9 (2.15%) ITIL Certification
7 9 (2.15%) SC Cleared
8 8 (1.91%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
9 5 (1.19%) CCNP Voice
9 5 (1.19%) MCSA
9 5 (1.19%) MCSE
9 5 (1.19%) PMI Certification
10 4 (0.95%) PRINCE2 Certification
11 3 (0.72%) CISM
11 3 (0.72%) CISSP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 43 (10.26%) QA
2 16 (3.82%) ISO 9001
3 5 (1.19%) SLA
4 4 (0.95%) PMO
5 3 (0.72%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 2 (0.48%) COBIT
7 1 (0.24%) Cyber Essentials
7 1 (0.24%) GCP
7 1 (0.24%) GDPR
7 1 (0.24%) PCI DSS
7 1 (0.24%) PSD2
System Software
1 22 (5.25%) Active Directory
1 22 (5.25%) HDFS
2 17 (4.06%) Firmware
3 10 (2.39%) NFS
4 6 (1.43%) Apache Flume
4 6 (1.43%) Docker
4 6 (1.43%) VMware Infrastructure
5 3 (0.72%) Hyper-V
6 2 (0.48%) Virtual Machines
6 2 (0.48%) VMware ESXi
7 1 (0.24%) BitLocker
7 1 (0.24%) Postfix
7 1 (0.24%) VirtualBox
7 1 (0.24%) VMware NSX
Systems Management
1 12 (2.86%) Ansible
2 7 (1.67%) Puppet
3 5 (1.19%) Cisco CME
3 5 (1.19%) Cisco UCCX
4 4 (0.95%) Oozie
4 4 (0.95%) Opscode Chef
5 3 (0.72%) Cisco IPCC
5 3 (0.72%) Terraform
6 2 (0.48%) Cisco CUCM
6 2 (0.48%) HP Quality Center
6 2 (0.48%) Kibana
6 2 (0.48%) Kubernetes
6 2 (0.48%) Nagios
6 2 (0.48%) Salt
6 2 (0.48%) Single Sign-On
6 2 (0.48%) Tivoli
7 1 (0.24%) Grafana
7 1 (0.24%) SCCM
7 1 (0.24%) SCOM
7 1 (0.24%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 48 (11.46%) Microsoft
2 46 (10.98%) Oracle
3 29 (6.92%) Capita
4 18 (4.30%) Cisco
5 17 (4.06%) Twitter
6 16 (3.82%) VMware
7 13 (3.10%) IBM
8 11 (2.63%) BEA
8 11 (2.63%) TIBCO
9 10 (2.39%) Atlassian
9 10 (2.39%) Juniper
10 8 (1.91%) F5
11 6 (1.43%) Adobe
11 6 (1.43%) Salesforce.com
12 5 (1.19%) Red Box
13 4 (0.95%) DevExpress
13 4 (0.95%) Facebook
13 4 (0.95%) Google
13 4 (0.95%) SAP
13 4 (0.95%) Tableau