Period
to 18 November 2017

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 November 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Academic Degree
Berkshire > Reading
6 months to
18 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 6 6 2
Rank change year-on-year 0 -4 +4
Permanent jobs citing Degree 394 603 886
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Reading 16.85% 17.32% 19.14%
As % of the Qualifications category 50.58% 50.67% 51.81%
Number of salaries quoted 285 412 632
Reading median annual salary £45,000 £50,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -10.00% - +11.11%
10th Percentile £26,600 £27,500 £26,250
90th Percentile £72,500 £75,000 £71,250
Berkshire median annual salary £43,000 £50,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year -14.00% - +25.00%

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 779 1190 1710
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Reading 33.32% 34.18% 36.95%
Number of salaries quoted 595 804 1250
Reading median annual salary £50,000 £52,500 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -4.76% +10.53% -5.00%
10th Percentile £28,600 £28,325 £27,475
90th Percentile £75,000 £75,000 £70,025
Berkshire median annual salary £47,500 £52,500 £48,000
% change year-on-year -9.52% +9.38% +4.35%

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 November 2017.

Salary histogram for Degree in Reading

For the 6 months to 18 November 2017, 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.

1 189 (47.97%) Computer Science
2 152 (38.58%) Agile Software Development
2 152 (38.58%) Computer Science Degree
3 123 (31.22%) Java
4 108 (27.41%) Linux
5 97 (24.62%) Analytical Skills
6 92 (23.35%) Test Automation
7 72 (18.27%) JavaScript
8 69 (17.51%) Open Source
9 65 (16.50%) Scrum
10 64 (16.24%) Risk Management
10 64 (16.24%) C#
11 62 (15.74%) Windows
12 60 (15.23%) SQL
13 58 (14.72%) ISTQB
14 56 (14.21%) Digital Economy
15 55 (13.96%) Amazon AWS
15 55 (13.96%) HTML
16 54 (13.71%) CSS
16 54 (13.71%) Microsoft
16 54 (13.71%) QA
17 53 (13.45%) Mathematics
17 53 (13.45%) WebDriver
18 50 (12.69%) Finance
18 50 (12.69%) Project Management
19 47 (11.93%) Internet
19 47 (11.93%) Test Strategy
20 46 (11.68%) SDLC
20 46 (11.68%) .NET
20 46 (11.68%) 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 17 (4.31%) OpenStack
2 13 (3.30%) Cloud Foundry
3 9 (2.28%) Apache Spark
4 8 (2.03%) SharePoint
5 7 (1.78%) Apache Pig
5 7 (1.78%) Elasticsearch
5 7 (1.78%) Tomcat
6 6 (1.52%) Apache
7 5 (1.27%) Apache Solr
7 5 (1.27%) Oracle SOA Suite
7 5 (1.27%) SharePoint 2010
7 5 (1.27%) SharePoint 2013
8 4 (1.02%) CMS
8 4 (1.02%) JBoss
8 4 (1.02%) WebSphere
9 3 (0.76%) IIS
10 2 (0.51%) Sitecore CMS
10 2 (0.51%) Umbraco
11 1 (0.25%) Drupal
11 1 (0.25%) Liferay
Applications
1 19 (4.82%) Microsoft Office
2 8 (2.03%) Microsoft Excel
2 8 (2.03%) Microsoft Project
3 7 (1.78%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 4 (1.02%) InfoPath
5 1 (0.25%) Adobe Illustrator
5 1 (0.25%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 18 (4.57%) SAP S/4HANA
2 10 (2.54%) Dynamics CRM
3 9 (2.28%) SAP ERP
4 6 (1.52%) NetSuite
5 4 (1.02%) Salesforce.com CRM
6 2 (0.51%) SAP PM
7 1 (0.25%) SAP BPC
Cloud Services
1 55 (13.96%) Amazon AWS
2 30 (7.61%) SaaS
3 10 (2.54%) npm
4 9 (2.28%) Force.com
5 8 (2.03%) Microsoft Azure
6 6 (1.52%) Cloud Computing
7 5 (1.27%) SuccessFactors
8 4 (1.02%) Amazon EMR
8 4 (1.02%) AWS CloudFormation
8 4 (1.02%) GitHub
9 2 (0.51%) Office 365
10 1 (0.25%) Amazon EC2
10 1 (0.25%) Amazon ELB
10 1 (0.25%) Amazon S3
10 1 (0.25%) PaaS
10 1 (0.25%) Route 53
10 1 (0.25%) Slack
10 1 (0.25%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 47 (11.93%) Internet
2 42 (10.66%) Firewall
3 39 (9.90%) TCP/IP
4 31 (7.87%) VPN
5 24 (6.09%) HTTP
6 23 (5.84%) IPsec
7 22 (5.58%) SSL
8 21 (5.33%) Intrusion Detection
9 14 (3.55%) LAN
9 14 (3.55%) WAN
10 13 (3.30%) Cisco ASA
11 10 (2.54%) MPLS
11 10 (2.54%) Unified Communications
12 9 (2.28%) Cisco PIX
12 9 (2.28%) DMVPN
12 9 (2.28%) FTP
12 9 (2.28%) FWSM
13 8 (2.03%) DNS
14 7 (1.78%) SAN
14 7 (1.78%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 26 (6.60%) SQL Server
2 25 (6.35%) HBase
3 15 (3.81%) NoSQL
4 14 (3.55%) GIS
5 11 (2.79%) Big Data
6 10 (2.54%) Hadoop
7 9 (2.28%) SQLPlus
8 8 (2.03%) Relational Database
9 7 (1.78%) Data Warehouse
9 7 (1.78%) MongoDB
10 6 (1.52%) Apache Hive
10 6 (1.52%) Impala
11 5 (1.27%) MySQL
11 5 (1.27%) Power BI
12 4 (1.02%) QlikView
12 4 (1.02%) SAP HANA
12 4 (1.02%) SQL Server Analysis Services
12 4 (1.02%) SQL Server Integration Services
12 4 (1.02%) Sqoop
12 4 (1.02%) Star Schema
Development Applications
1 53 (13.45%) WebDriver
2 35 (8.88%) JIRA
3 34 (8.63%) JMeter
3 34 (8.63%) Selenium
4 29 (7.36%) SoapUI
5 24 (6.09%) Git (software)
6 20 (5.08%) LoadRunner
7 19 (4.82%) HP UFT
8 15 (3.81%) Eclipse
8 15 (3.81%) Maven
8 15 (3.81%) Subversion
9 13 (3.30%) IntelliJ
9 13 (3.30%) NetBeans
9 13 (3.30%) Protractor
10 12 (3.05%) gulp
11 11 (2.79%) JUnit
12 10 (2.54%) Jasmine
12 10 (2.54%) Jenkins
12 10 (2.54%) Karma Test Runner
12 10 (2.54%) webpack
General
1 56 (14.21%) Digital Economy
2 50 (12.69%) Finance
3 27 (6.85%) Telecoms
4 21 (5.33%) Marketing
5 18 (4.57%) Retail
6 15 (3.81%) Legal
7 9 (2.28%) Publishing
8 8 (2.03%) Advertising
9 6 (1.52%) Manufacturing
10 5 (1.27%) Banking
10 5 (1.27%) Games
11 4 (1.02%) Financial Institution
12 3 (0.76%) Automotive
12 3 (0.76%) Electronics
13 2 (0.51%) Brand Awareness
13 2 (0.51%) Investment Banking
14 1 (0.25%) Back Office
14 1 (0.25%) Front Office
14 1 (0.25%) Law
14 1 (0.25%) Mandarin Language
Job Titles
1 87 (22.08%) Developer
2 67 (17.01%) Analyst
3 34 (8.63%) Consultant
4 33 (8.38%) Tester
5 30 (7.61%) Java Developer
6 27 (6.85%) Software Tester
7 25 (6.35%) Support Engineer
8 24 (6.09%) Graduate
9 20 (5.08%) Senior Developer
10 19 (4.82%) Test Analyst
11 18 (4.57%) Architect
11 18 (4.57%) Junior
12 17 (4.31%) .NET Developer
12 17 (4.31%) Software Developer
13 15 (3.81%) Security Analyst
13 15 (3.81%) Support Analyst
14 14 (3.55%) Senior Java Developer
15 13 (3.30%) Graduate Developer
15 13 (3.30%) Linux Engineer
15 13 (3.30%) Linux Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 55 (13.96%) HTML
2 54 (13.71%) CSS
3 46 (11.68%) .NET
4 35 (8.88%) Web Services
5 31 (7.87%) SOAP
6 29 (7.36%) REST
7 27 (6.85%) AngularJS
7 27 (6.85%) Node.js
8 23 (5.84%) JSON
9 21 (5.33%) .NET Framework
10 18 (4.57%) HTML5
10 18 (4.57%) XML
11 17 (4.31%) Twitter Bootstrap
12 13 (3.30%) jQuery
13 10 (2.54%) Sass
13 10 (2.54%) Spring
14 8 (2.03%) ASP.NET
14 8 (2.03%) WCF
15 6 (1.52%) Ajax
16 5 (1.27%) CGI
Miscellaneous
1 189 (47.97%) Computer Science
2 97 (24.62%) Analytical Skills
3 37 (9.39%) Client/Server
4 29 (7.36%) Data Centre
5 25 (6.35%) Management Information System
6 15 (3.81%) Enterprise Software
7 14 (3.55%) Mobile App
8 13 (3.30%) Private Cloud
8 13 (3.30%) Security Operations Centre
9 12 (3.05%) Driving Licence
9 12 (3.05%) Public Cloud
10 11 (2.79%) N-Tier
11 9 (2.28%) Algorithms
12 8 (2.03%) Cyber Attack
13 5 (1.27%) Digital Currency
13 5 (1.27%) Social Media
13 5 (1.27%) User Experience
14 4 (1.02%) Linux Command Line
14 4 (1.02%) Mobile Computing
15 3 (0.76%) iPad
Operating Systems
1 108 (27.41%) Linux
2 62 (15.74%) Windows
3 15 (3.81%) Unix
4 7 (1.78%) CentOS
4 7 (1.78%) Ubuntu
5 6 (1.52%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 5 (1.27%) Apple iOS
7 4 (1.02%) Android
7 4 (1.02%) Windows Mobile
8 3 (0.76%) Mac OS X
8 3 (0.76%) Windows 10
9 2 (0.51%) Windows Server
10 1 (0.25%) Fedora
10 1 (0.25%) Windows 7
10 1 (0.25%) Windows Server 2003
10 1 (0.25%) Windows Server 2008
10 1 (0.25%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 152 (38.58%) Agile Software Development
2 92 (23.35%) Test Automation
3 69 (17.51%) Open Source
4 65 (16.50%) Scrum
5 64 (16.24%) Risk Management
6 53 (13.45%) Mathematics
7 50 (12.69%) Project Management
8 47 (11.93%) Test Strategy
9 46 (11.68%) Continuous Integration
9 46 (11.68%) SDLC
10 45 (11.42%) Test Management
11 43 (10.91%) Regression Testing
11 43 (10.91%) TDD
12 42 (10.66%) ITIL
13 41 (10.41%) CRM
14 40 (10.15%) Test Scripting
15 36 (9.14%) OO
16 35 (8.88%) BDD
17 31 (7.87%) Functional Testing
18 29 (7.36%) Presales
Programming Languages
1 123 (31.22%) Java
2 72 (18.27%) JavaScript
3 64 (16.24%) C#
4 60 (15.23%) SQL
5 31 (7.87%) Python
6 28 (7.11%) Perl
6 28 (7.11%) Shell Script
7 25 (6.35%) C++
8 21 (5.33%) PowerShell
9 20 (5.08%) C
10 17 (4.31%) PHP
10 17 (4.31%) R
11 10 (2.54%) ECMAScript
11 10 (2.54%) ES6
12 9 (2.28%) Apex Code
12 9 (2.28%) Bash Shell
13 6 (1.52%) Scala
13 6 (1.52%) VB.NET
14 5 (1.27%) T-SQL
15 3 (0.76%) XAML
Qualifications
1 152 (38.58%) Computer Science Degree
2 58 (14.72%) ISTQB
3 18 (4.57%) Master's Degree
4 12 (3.05%) CISSP
4 12 (3.05%) Security Cleared
5 11 (2.79%) ISEB
6 10 (2.54%) CISM
6 10 (2.54%) SC Cleared
7 9 (2.28%) Cisco Certification
8 8 (2.03%) AWS Certification
8 8 (2.03%) CCNP
8 8 (2.03%) Microsoft Certification
9 6 (1.52%) CCNP Voice
9 6 (1.52%) MBA
9 6 (1.52%) Network+ Certification
9 6 (1.52%) Numerate Degree
10 4 (1.02%) APMP
10 4 (1.02%) DV Cleared
10 4 (1.02%) ITIL Certification
10 4 (1.02%) OSCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 54 (13.71%) QA
2 13 (3.30%) COBIT
2 13 (3.30%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 12 (3.05%) SLA
4 9 (2.28%) PCI DSS
5 7 (1.78%) Data Quality
6 3 (0.76%) ISO 9001
7 2 (0.51%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
8 1 (0.25%) Cyber Essentials
System Software
1 26 (6.60%) Docker
2 25 (6.35%) HDFS
3 18 (4.57%) Active Directory
4 6 (1.52%) Apache Flume
5 5 (1.27%) Hyper-V
5 5 (1.27%) VMware ESXi
6 4 (1.02%) NFS
6 4 (1.02%) SAP ITS
7 2 (0.51%) Terminal Services
7 2 (0.51%) Virtual Machines
8 1 (0.25%) Firmware
8 1 (0.25%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 17 (4.31%) Kubernetes
2 12 (3.05%) Ansible
2 12 (3.05%) HP Quality Center
3 10 (2.54%) Opscode Chef
4 9 (2.28%) Nessus
4 9 (2.28%) Nmap
5 8 (2.03%) Nagios
6 6 (1.52%) Cisco CME
6 6 (1.52%) Cisco UCCX
6 6 (1.52%) Puppet
7 4 (1.02%) Oozie
7 4 (1.02%) Salt
7 4 (1.02%) Terraform
7 4 (1.02%) WebSphere Cast Iron
8 3 (0.76%) Hadoop YARN
9 2 (0.51%) Cisco CUCM
9 2 (0.51%) Kibana
10 1 (0.25%) Grafana
Vendors
1 54 (13.71%) Microsoft
2 32 (8.12%) SAP
3 26 (6.60%) Salesforce.com
4 25 (6.35%) Cisco
5 15 (3.81%) VMware
6 14 (3.55%) HP
7 13 (3.30%) Oracle
8 10 (2.54%) Splunk
8 10 (2.54%) Twitter
9 9 (2.28%) NetWitness
9 9 (2.28%) Qualys
10 6 (1.52%) F5
10 6 (1.52%) Juniper
10 6 (1.52%) Red Box
11 5 (1.27%) Ariba
11 5 (1.27%) Concur
11 5 (1.27%) Jitterbit
12 4 (1.02%) BEA
12 4 (1.02%) CA
12 4 (1.02%) Informatica