Period
to 18 October 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 18 October 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Academic Degree
Berkshire > Reading
6 months to
18 Oct 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 13 8 6
Rank change year-on-year -5 -2 -2
Permanent jobs citing Degree 311 357 599
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Reading 13.87% 15.49% 17.26%
As % of the Qualifications category 53.16% 45.02% 50.21%
Number of salaries quoted 234 274 454
Reading median annual salary £46,500 £45,000 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +3.33% -5.26% -
10th Percentile £25,475 £27,500 £27,500
90th Percentile £72,250 £70,000 £72,500
Berkshire median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year - -5.26% -1.04%

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 585 793 1,193
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Reading 26.08% 34.42% 34.38%
Number of salaries quoted 448 628 839
Reading median annual salary £47,500 £50,000 £52,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -5.00% -4.76% +16.67%
10th Percentile £25,000 £27,500 £27,900
90th Percentile £80,000 £72,875 £75,000
Berkshire median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £52,500
% change year-on-year +5.26% -9.52% +10.53%

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 18 October 2018.

Salary histogram for Degree in Reading

For the 6 months to 18 October 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.

1 108 (34.73%) Computer Science
2 93 (29.90%) Agile Software Development
3 87 (27.97%) Linux
4 84 (27.01%) Java
5 75 (24.12%) JavaScript
6 68 (21.86%) Microsoft
7 66 (21.22%) Finance
8 65 (20.90%) SQL
8 65 (20.90%) Software Engineering
9 63 (20.26%) Computer Science Degree
10 62 (19.94%) Python
11 60 (19.29%) Mathematics
12 59 (18.97%) Problem-Solving
13 58 (18.65%) Scrum
14 55 (17.68%) Windows
15 49 (15.76%) HTML
16 48 (15.43%) SQL Server
17 47 (15.11%) SDLC
18 46 (14.79%) Continuous Integration
19 42 (13.50%) C#
19 42 (13.50%) ITIL
19 42 (13.50%) Analytical Skills
20 41 (13.18%) AngularJS
21 40 (12.86%) Unit Testing
22 39 (12.54%) Puppet
22 39 (12.54%) C
22 39 (12.54%) Big Data
23 38 (12.22%) CSS
23 38 (12.22%) Amazon AWS
23 38 (12.22%) Git (software)

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 33 (10.61%) Apache Spark
2 21 (6.75%) Elasticsearch
3 16 (5.14%) Confluence
4 8 (2.57%) Oracle SOA Suite
4 8 (2.57%) SharePoint
5 7 (2.25%) Oracle Workflow
6 6 (1.93%) Apache Pig
6 6 (1.93%) JBoss
7 5 (1.61%) Apache
7 5 (1.61%) nginx
8 4 (1.29%) Apache Solr
8 4 (1.29%) Tomcat
8 4 (1.29%) WebLogic
9 3 (0.96%) Appian
9 3 (0.96%) IIS
9 3 (0.96%) Liferay
9 3 (0.96%) OpenStack
9 3 (0.96%) Oracle Service Bus
9 3 (0.96%) WebLogic Portal
9 3 (0.96%) WebSphere
Applications
1 16 (5.14%) Microsoft Excel
2 13 (4.18%) Microsoft Office
3 11 (3.54%) Adobe Creative Suite
3 11 (3.54%) Adobe Illustrator
3 11 (3.54%) Photoshop
4 7 (2.25%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 7 (2.25%) Microsoft Project
5 5 (1.61%) MS Visio
6 2 (0.64%) Spreadsheet
7 1 (0.32%) HipChat
7 1 (0.32%) InVision
Business Applications
1 13 (4.18%) Dynamics CRM
2 4 (1.29%) SAP S/4HANA
2 4 (1.29%) Scribe Insight
3 3 (0.96%) Eloqua
4 1 (0.32%) Dynamics AX
4 1 (0.32%) Unit4 Business World
Cloud Services
1 38 (12.22%) Amazon AWS
2 37 (11.90%) Microsoft Azure
3 16 (5.14%) GitHub
3 16 (5.14%) Office 365
4 15 (4.82%) Amazon EC2
4 15 (4.82%) SaaS
5 13 (4.18%) Cloud Computing
6 11 (3.54%) Amazon S3
6 11 (3.54%) Virtual Private Cloud
7 7 (2.25%) Amazon CloudWatch
7 7 (2.25%) Amazon ELB
7 7 (2.25%) Amazon Glacier
8 4 (1.29%) Amazon ElastiCache
8 4 (1.29%) AWS CloudFormation
8 4 (1.29%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
8 4 (1.29%) AWS Lambda
8 4 (1.29%) Dynamics 365
8 4 (1.29%) Route 53
8 4 (1.29%) Scribe Online
8 4 (1.29%) Serverless
Communications & Networking
1 23 (7.40%) Internet
2 13 (4.18%) SAN
3 10 (3.22%) TCP/IP
4 9 (2.89%) DHCP
4 9 (2.89%) DNS
4 9 (2.89%) VPN
5 8 (2.57%) LAN
5 8 (2.57%) WAN
6 7 (2.25%) FCoE
6 7 (2.25%) Fibre Channel
6 7 (2.25%) Firewall
6 7 (2.25%) iSCSI
6 7 (2.25%) NAS
7 5 (1.61%) Bluetooth
7 5 (1.61%) RFID
8 4 (1.29%) HTTP
8 4 (1.29%) Intrusion Detection
8 4 (1.29%) SNMP
9 2 (0.64%) Diameter Protocol
9 2 (0.64%) Skype
Database & Business Intelligence
1 48 (15.43%) SQL Server
2 39 (12.54%) Big Data
3 37 (11.90%) Hadoop
4 34 (10.93%) Relational Database
5 25 (8.04%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 24 (7.72%) HBase
6 24 (7.72%) NoSQL
7 22 (7.07%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 21 (6.75%) Data Warehouse
8 21 (6.75%) SQL Server Analysis Services
9 20 (6.43%) RDBMS
10 17 (5.47%) Apache Hive
11 15 (4.82%) MySQL
12 13 (4.18%) Impala
13 12 (3.86%) Power BI
14 11 (3.54%) Amazon RDS
15 9 (2.89%) BusinessObjects
15 9 (2.89%) Crystal Reports
15 9 (2.89%) SAP Data Services
15 9 (2.89%) Snowflake Schema
Development Applications
1 38 (12.22%) Git (software)
2 27 (8.68%) JIRA
3 21 (6.75%) Jenkins
4 13 (4.18%) Subversion
5 12 (3.86%) Bitbucket
5 12 (3.86%) Team Foundation Server
6 9 (2.89%) Cucumber
7 8 (2.57%) Visual Studio
8 7 (2.25%) Selenium
9 5 (1.61%) Atlassian Bamboo
9 5 (1.61%) Maven
9 5 (1.61%) Sonatype Nexus
9 5 (1.61%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
10 4 (1.29%) Eclipse
10 4 (1.29%) Gradle
10 4 (1.29%) Oracle Forms
10 4 (1.29%) Vagrant
10 4 (1.29%) VersionOne
11 2 (0.64%) Mocha
11 2 (0.64%) TeamCity
General
1 66 (21.22%) Finance
2 28 (9.00%) Marketing
3 23 (7.40%) Telecoms
4 17 (5.47%) Banking
5 16 (5.14%) Electronics
6 13 (4.18%) Manufacturing
6 13 (4.18%) Retail
7 11 (3.54%) Financial Institution
8 4 (1.29%) Back Office
8 4 (1.29%) German Language
8 4 (1.29%) Military
9 2 (0.64%) Aerospace
9 2 (0.64%) Billing
9 2 (0.64%) Games
9 2 (0.64%) Legal
9 2 (0.64%) Mandarin Language
10 1 (0.32%) Automotive
10 1 (0.32%) French Language
10 1 (0.32%) Law
10 1 (0.32%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 94 (30.23%) Developer
2 35 (11.25%) Senior Developer
3 30 (9.65%) Software Engineer
4 29 (9.32%) Graduate
5 25 (8.04%) Analyst
6 24 (7.72%) Systems Engineer
7 21 (6.75%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
8 18 (5.79%) Java Developer
9 17 (5.47%) Consultant
10 15 (4.82%) Junior
11 14 (4.50%) Software Developer
12 12 (3.86%) Development Manager
12 12 (3.86%) DevOps Engineer
13 11 (3.54%) HTML CSS Developer
13 11 (3.54%) HTML Developer
13 11 (3.54%) Senior Java Developer
14 10 (3.22%) Python Developer
14 10 (3.22%) Senior Python Developer
15 9 (2.89%) Embedded Engineer
15 9 (2.89%) Infrastructure Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 49 (15.76%) HTML
2 41 (13.18%) AngularJS
3 38 (12.22%) CSS
4 36 (11.58%) .NET
5 32 (10.29%) Node.js
6 30 (9.65%) React
7 23 (7.40%) HTML5
7 23 (7.40%) jQuery
8 19 (6.11%) Web Services
9 18 (5.79%) REST
10 16 (5.14%) XML
11 15 (4.82%) JSON
12 14 (4.50%) ASP.NET
13 13 (4.18%) CSS3
13 13 (4.18%) Kafka
13 13 (4.18%) Sass
13 13 (4.18%) Twitter Bootstrap
14 12 (3.86%) .NET Framework
14 12 (3.86%) J2EE
15 11 (3.54%) Pug
Miscellaneous
1 108 (34.73%) Computer Science
2 42 (13.50%) Analytical Skills
3 21 (6.75%) User Experience
4 19 (6.11%) NHS
5 17 (5.47%) Self-Motivation
6 15 (4.82%) Management Information System
7 12 (3.86%) Algorithms
7 12 (3.86%) Data Centre
8 11 (3.54%) Social Media
9 10 (3.22%) Digital Currency
9 10 (3.22%) Mobile App
10 9 (2.89%) Enterprise Software
10 9 (2.89%) Fintech
11 8 (2.57%) Replication
12 7 (2.25%) Driving Licence
12 7 (2.25%) Greenfield Project
12 7 (2.25%) Virtual Team
13 6 (1.93%) Embedded Systems
14 5 (1.61%) Client/Server
14 5 (1.61%) Linux Command Line
Operating Systems
1 87 (27.97%) Linux
2 55 (17.68%) Windows
3 34 (10.93%) Unix
4 12 (3.86%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 11 (3.54%) Windows Server
6 8 (2.57%) Apple iOS
7 6 (1.93%) Windows Server 2008
8 4 (1.29%) CentOS
9 3 (0.96%) Android
9 3 (0.96%) Windows Server 2012
10 1 (0.32%) Mac OS
10 1 (0.32%) VMS
10 1 (0.32%) Windows 10
10 1 (0.32%) Windows 7
10 1 (0.32%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 93 (29.90%) Agile Software Development
2 65 (20.90%) Software Engineering
3 60 (19.29%) Mathematics
4 59 (18.97%) Problem-Solving
5 58 (18.65%) Scrum
6 47 (15.11%) SDLC
7 46 (14.79%) Continuous Integration
8 42 (13.50%) ITIL
9 40 (12.86%) Unit Testing
10 37 (11.90%) OO
11 35 (11.25%) Cybersecurity
11 35 (11.25%) DevOps
11 35 (11.25%) Visualisation
12 34 (10.93%) Business Intelligence
13 33 (10.61%) Test Automation
14 29 (9.32%) Mentoring
15 27 (8.68%) Analytics
16 24 (7.72%) CRM
16 24 (7.72%) Front End Development
16 24 (7.72%) Release Management
Programming Languages
1 84 (27.01%) Java
2 75 (24.12%) JavaScript
3 65 (20.90%) SQL
4 62 (19.94%) Python
5 42 (13.50%) C#
6 39 (12.54%) C
7 21 (6.75%) C++
8 18 (5.79%) Bash Shell
8 18 (5.79%) Go
8 18 (5.79%) PowerShell
8 18 (5.79%) Shell Script
9 16 (5.14%) T-SQL
10 14 (4.50%) Ruby
11 9 (2.89%) R
12 8 (2.57%) Cython
12 8 (2.57%) Objective-C
13 7 (2.25%) Perl
14 6 (1.93%) Scala
15 5 (1.61%) Erlang
16 4 (1.29%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 63 (20.26%) Computer Science Degree
2 34 (10.93%) Security Cleared
3 24 (7.72%) DV Cleared
4 15 (4.82%) Master's Degree
4 15 (4.82%) Numerate Degree
5 14 (4.50%) ITIL Certification
6 10 (3.22%) CISM
6 10 (3.22%) CISSP
6 10 (3.22%) MCSA
6 10 (3.22%) MCSE
6 10 (3.22%) Microsoft Certification
7 7 (2.25%) PhD
7 7 (2.25%) SC Cleared
8 5 (1.61%) CISA
8 5 (1.61%) TOGAF Certification
9 4 (1.29%) Cisco Certification
9 4 (1.29%) CREST Certified
10 3 (0.96%) CCNP
10 3 (0.96%) ISTQB
11 2 (0.64%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 27 (8.68%) QA
2 11 (3.54%) ISO 9001
3 5 (1.61%) Data Quality
4 4 (1.29%) HMG Security Policy Framework
4 4 (1.29%) PMBOK
4 4 (1.29%) PSD2
4 4 (1.29%) SLA
5 3 (0.96%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 1 (0.32%) GDPR
System Software
1 24 (7.72%) HDFS
2 23 (7.40%) Firmware
3 19 (6.11%) VMware Infrastructure
4 17 (5.47%) Apache Flume
4 17 (5.47%) Virtual Machines
5 11 (3.54%) Active Directory
5 11 (3.54%) Docker
6 7 (2.25%) Samba
7 6 (1.93%) vSphere
8 4 (1.29%) VMware Server
9 3 (0.96%) Apache ZooKeeper
9 3 (0.96%) Hyper-V
10 2 (0.64%) Ceph
11 1 (0.32%) iptables
11 1 (0.32%) VirtualBox
11 1 (0.32%) VMware ESXi
11 1 (0.32%) Xen
Systems Management
1 39 (12.54%) Puppet
2 18 (5.79%) Kibana
3 17 (5.47%) Ansible
4 15 (4.82%) Opscode Chef
5 11 (3.54%) Terraform
6 8 (2.57%) Kubernetes
7 7 (2.25%) vRealize Orchestrator
8 5 (1.61%) Nagios
9 4 (1.29%) Docker Swarm
9 4 (1.29%) Mesos
9 4 (1.29%) Oozie
9 4 (1.29%) Rancher
9 4 (1.29%) Rundeck
9 4 (1.29%) Salt
10 3 (0.96%) Hadoop YARN
10 3 (0.96%) SCCM
10 3 (0.96%) Tivoli
11 2 (0.64%) Computer Emergency Response Teams
12 1 (0.32%) Graphite
12 1 (0.32%) SCOM
Vendors
1 68 (21.86%) Microsoft
2 35 (11.25%) Oracle
3 28 (9.00%) VMware
4 25 (8.04%) Atlassian
5 21 (6.75%) Tableau
6 17 (5.47%) SAP
7 15 (4.82%) Cloudera
8 14 (4.50%) Red Hat
9 12 (3.86%) Adobe
10 8 (2.57%) IBM
11 7 (2.25%) Centrify
11 7 (2.25%) Salesforce.com
12 6 (1.93%) Google
13 5 (1.61%) Hortonworks
14 4 (1.29%) CA Agile Central
14 4 (1.29%) Citrix
14 4 (1.29%) HP
14 4 (1.29%) Huawei
14 4 (1.29%) ServiceNow
15 2 (0.64%) Splunk