Period
to 21 September 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 21 September 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Academic Degree
Berkshire > Reading
6 months to
21 Sep 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 9 6 4
Rank change year-on-year -3 -2 +6
Permanent jobs citing Degree 366 590 780
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Reading 15.31% 16.86% 17.40%
As % of the Qualifications category 44.69% 48.36% 49.03%
Number of salaries quoted 280 484 526
Reading median annual salary £45,000 £47,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -5.26% +5.56% +12.50%
10th Percentile £26,175 £27,500 £25,000
90th Percentile £70,000 £71,250 £72,500
Berkshire median annual salary £45,000 £47,500 £47,500
% change year-on-year -5.26% - +18.75%

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 819 1220 1591
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Reading 34.27% 34.86% 35.50%
Number of salaries quoted 636 882 1133
Reading median annual salary £50,000 £52,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -4.76% +16.67% -10.00%
10th Percentile £26,000 £27,500 £25,000
90th Percentile £72,500 £74,875 £72,500
Berkshire median annual salary £47,500 £52,500 £47,500
% change year-on-year -9.52% +10.53% +3.26%

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 21 September 2017.

Salary histogram for Degree in Reading

For the 6 months to 21 September 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.

1 137 (37.43%) Java
2 136 (37.16%) Computer Science
3 108 (29.51%) Computer Science Degree
4 104 (28.42%) Agile Software Development
5 80 (21.86%) Linux
6 69 (18.85%) Analytical Skills
7 68 (18.58%) C#
8 66 (18.03%) JavaScript
9 62 (16.94%) Software Engineering
10 57 (15.57%) Test Automation
11 55 (15.03%) SQL
11 55 (15.03%) Project Management
12 54 (14.75%) CSS
12 54 (14.75%) Microsoft
13 52 (14.21%) Risk Management
14 49 (13.39%) Digital Economy
15 48 (13.11%) HTML
16 46 (12.57%) Open Source
17 44 (12.02%) Scrum
17 44 (12.02%) Mathematics
18 43 (11.75%) Regression Testing
18 43 (11.75%) .NET
19 42 (11.48%) C++
19 42 (11.48%) SDLC
20 41 (11.20%) ISTQB
21 40 (10.93%) ITIL
21 40 (10.93%) Windows
22 39 (10.66%) WebDriver
22 39 (10.66%) Test Strategy
23 36 (9.84%) SOAP

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 12 (3.28%) Tomcat
1 12 (3.28%) WebSphere
2 10 (2.73%) Elasticsearch
2 10 (2.73%) Oracle SOA Suite
3 9 (2.46%) Cloud Foundry
3 9 (2.46%) JBoss
3 9 (2.46%) OpenStack
4 8 (2.19%) SharePoint
5 7 (1.91%) Apache Spark
6 6 (1.64%) Apache
7 5 (1.37%) Apache Solr
7 5 (1.37%) IIS
8 3 (0.82%) Apache Pig
9 2 (0.55%) IBM HTTP Server
9 2 (0.55%) Oracle HTTP Server
10 1 (0.27%) CMS
10 1 (0.27%) Liferay
10 1 (0.27%) MS Exchange
10 1 (0.27%) SAS
10 1 (0.27%) Sitecore CMS
Applications
1 24 (6.56%) Microsoft Office
2 16 (4.37%) Microsoft Excel
3 10 (2.73%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 9 (2.46%) Microsoft Project
5 1 (0.27%) Adobe Illustrator
5 1 (0.27%) MS Visio
5 1 (0.27%) Photoshop
5 1 (0.27%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 18 (4.92%) SAP S/4HANA
2 9 (2.46%) Dynamics CRM
2 9 (2.46%) SAP ERP
3 8 (2.19%) Dynamics AX
4 6 (1.64%) NetSuite
5 4 (1.09%) Oracle Utilities
5 4 (1.09%) SAP PM
6 1 (0.27%) Adobe Campaign
6 1 (0.27%) SAP BPC
Cloud Services
1 31 (8.47%) Amazon AWS
1 31 (8.47%) SaaS
2 11 (3.01%) Force.com
3 7 (1.91%) Cloud Computing
4 5 (1.37%) SuccessFactors
5 2 (0.55%) Akamai
5 2 (0.55%) Microsoft Azure
5 2 (0.55%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 33 (9.02%) Internet
2 25 (6.83%) Firewall
3 23 (6.28%) VPN
4 22 (6.01%) HTTP
5 19 (5.19%) IPsec
5 19 (5.19%) SSL
6 13 (3.55%) TCP/IP
7 12 (3.28%) Cisco ASA
7 12 (3.28%) FTP
8 9 (2.46%) Cisco PIX
8 9 (2.46%) DMVPN
8 9 (2.46%) FWSM
8 9 (2.46%) LAN
9 7 (1.91%) DNS
10 6 (1.64%) WAN
11 5 (1.37%) Network Security
12 4 (1.09%) DHCP
12 4 (1.09%) WLAN
13 3 (0.82%) Intrusion Detection
13 3 (0.82%) Unified Communications
Database & Business Intelligence
1 23 (6.28%) SQL Server
2 19 (5.19%) GIS
3 17 (4.64%) Big Data
3 17 (4.64%) HBase
4 14 (3.83%) NoSQL
5 12 (3.28%) Hadoop
6 10 (2.73%) Relational Database
7 9 (2.46%) SQLPlus
8 7 (1.91%) Apache Cassandra
8 7 (1.91%) MongoDB
9 5 (1.37%) Data Mining
9 5 (1.37%) PostgreSQL
10 4 (1.09%) SAP HANA
11 3 (0.82%) QGIS
11 3 (0.82%) Redis
12 2 (0.55%) Apache Hive
12 2 (0.55%) Data Warehouse
12 2 (0.55%) DB2
12 2 (0.55%) Power BI
13 1 (0.27%) SAP BW
Development Applications
1 39 (10.66%) WebDriver
2 26 (7.10%) JIRA
2 26 (7.10%) Selenium
3 23 (6.28%) JMeter
4 22 (6.01%) Eclipse
4 22 (6.01%) SoapUI
5 19 (5.19%) Maven
6 18 (4.92%) LoadRunner
7 16 (4.37%) Git (software)
7 16 (4.37%) IntelliJ
7 16 (4.37%) NetBeans
8 14 (3.83%) JUnit
9 9 (2.46%) eggPlant
9 9 (2.46%) HP UFT
9 9 (2.46%) Jenkins
9 9 (2.46%) LoadUI
9 9 (2.46%) TestNG
9 9 (2.46%) Toad
10 5 (1.37%) Cucumber
10 5 (1.37%) Subversion
General
1 49 (13.39%) Digital Economy
2 34 (9.29%) Finance
3 20 (5.46%) Marketing
4 16 (4.37%) Retail
5 14 (3.83%) Legal
6 12 (3.28%) Telecoms
7 10 (2.73%) Manufacturing
8 9 (2.46%) Advertising
8 9 (2.46%) Publishing
9 5 (1.37%) Billing
10 4 (1.09%) French Language
10 4 (1.09%) Spanish Language
11 3 (0.82%) Automotive
11 3 (0.82%) Financial Institution
12 2 (0.55%) Brand Awareness
12 2 (0.55%) Electronics
12 2 (0.55%) Games
13 1 (0.27%) Back Office
13 1 (0.27%) Front Office
13 1 (0.27%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 81 (22.13%) Developer
2 46 (12.57%) Analyst
3 40 (10.93%) Java Developer
4 30 (8.20%) Graduate
5 29 (7.92%) Consultant
5 29 (7.92%) Software Developer
6 26 (7.10%) Software Engineer
7 25 (6.83%) Tester
8 21 (5.74%) .NET Developer
9 20 (5.46%) Software Tester
9 20 (5.46%) Support Engineer
10 19 (5.19%) Graduate Developer
11 16 (4.37%) Junior
11 16 (4.37%) Senior Consultant
12 15 (4.10%) Java Software Developer
13 14 (3.83%) Senior Developer
14 13 (3.55%) Java Engineer
14 13 (3.55%) Technical Support
14 13 (3.55%) Test Engineer
15 12 (3.28%) C# Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 54 (14.75%) CSS
2 48 (13.11%) HTML
3 43 (11.75%) .NET
4 36 (9.84%) SOAP
5 34 (9.29%) REST
5 34 (9.29%) Web Services
6 30 (8.20%) AngularJS
7 24 (6.56%) Node.js
7 24 (6.56%) XML
8 23 (6.28%) jQuery
9 22 (6.01%) .NET Framework
10 18 (4.92%) JSON
11 17 (4.64%) Ajax
12 15 (4.10%) Spring
12 15 (4.10%) Twitter Bootstrap
13 11 (3.01%) Backbone.js
13 11 (3.01%) HTML5
13 11 (3.01%) Visualforce
14 9 (2.46%) Java EE
14 9 (2.46%) Java SE
Miscellaneous
1 136 (37.16%) Computer Science
2 69 (18.85%) Analytical Skills
3 23 (6.28%) Data Centre
3 23 (6.28%) Management Information System
4 21 (5.74%) Client/Server
5 19 (5.19%) Enterprise Software
6 12 (3.28%) Social Media
7 11 (3.01%) Algorithms
7 11 (3.01%) Driving Licence
7 11 (3.01%) Mobile App
7 11 (3.01%) Virtual Team
8 9 (2.46%) Private Cloud
9 6 (1.64%) User Experience
10 5 (1.37%) N-Tier
11 4 (1.09%) Digital Currency
11 4 (1.09%) Embedded Systems
12 3 (0.82%) Cyber Attack
13 2 (0.55%) CESG
13 2 (0.55%) Robotics
13 2 (0.55%) Security Operations Centre
Operating Systems
1 80 (21.86%) Linux
2 40 (10.93%) Windows
3 13 (3.55%) Unix
4 5 (1.37%) CentOS
5 4 (1.09%) Mac OS X
6 3 (0.82%) Ubuntu
7 2 (0.55%) Windows Server
8 1 (0.27%) Embedded Linux
8 1 (0.27%) Fedora
8 1 (0.27%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 1 (0.27%) Windows 10
8 1 (0.27%) Windows 7
8 1 (0.27%) Windows Server 2003
8 1 (0.27%) Windows Server 2008
8 1 (0.27%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 104 (28.42%) Agile Software Development
2 62 (16.94%) Software Engineering
3 57 (15.57%) Test Automation
4 55 (15.03%) Project Management
5 52 (14.21%) Risk Management
6 46 (12.57%) Open Source
7 44 (12.02%) Mathematics
7 44 (12.02%) Scrum
8 43 (11.75%) Regression Testing
9 42 (11.48%) SDLC
10 40 (10.93%) ITIL
11 39 (10.66%) Test Strategy
12 36 (9.84%) Test Management
13 32 (8.74%) Test Scripting
14 29 (7.92%) CRM
15 27 (7.38%) Mentoring
16 25 (6.83%) OO
16 25 (6.83%) TDD
17 23 (6.28%) ERP
17 23 (6.28%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 137 (37.43%) Java
2 68 (18.58%) C#
3 66 (18.03%) JavaScript
4 55 (15.03%) SQL
5 42 (11.48%) C++
6 30 (8.20%) Python
7 25 (6.83%) Perl
8 22 (6.01%) PHP
9 21 (5.74%) C
9 21 (5.74%) Shell Script
10 15 (4.10%) Apex Code
11 11 (3.01%) Bash Shell
12 9 (2.46%) R
13 5 (1.37%) VB.NET
14 4 (1.09%) PowerShell
14 4 (1.09%) Scala
14 4 (1.09%) T-SQL
15 2 (0.55%) AWK
15 2 (0.55%) Korn
15 2 (0.55%) MATLAB
Qualifications
1 108 (29.51%) Computer Science Degree
2 41 (11.20%) ISTQB
3 21 (5.74%) Master's Degree
4 12 (3.28%) CISSP
5 10 (2.73%) CISM
5 10 (2.73%) ITIL Certification
5 10 (2.73%) SC Cleared
5 10 (2.73%) Security Cleared
6 9 (2.46%) Numerate Degree
7 7 (1.91%) PMI Certification
7 7 (1.91%) PMP
8 6 (1.64%) Network+ Certification
9 5 (1.37%) CCNA
9 5 (1.37%) Cisco Certification
9 5 (1.37%) Microsoft Certification
10 4 (1.09%) CCNP
10 4 (1.09%) HNC
10 4 (1.09%) MBA
10 4 (1.09%) OSCP
11 3 (0.82%) APMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 33 (9.02%) QA
2 13 (3.55%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 9 (2.46%) COBIT
3 9 (2.46%) PCI DSS
3 9 (2.46%) SLA
4 4 (1.09%) Data Quality
5 2 (0.55%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
6 1 (0.27%) Cyber Essentials
6 1 (0.27%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 18 (4.92%) Docker
2 12 (3.28%) HDFS
3 5 (1.37%) Active Directory
3 5 (1.37%) Apache ZooKeeper
4 4 (1.09%) SAP ITS
5 2 (0.55%) Terminal Services
5 2 (0.55%) Tivoli Directory Server
5 2 (0.55%) VMware Infrastructure
6 1 (0.27%) Firmware
6 1 (0.27%) Hyper-V
6 1 (0.27%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 9 (2.46%) HP Quality Center
1 9 (2.46%) Kubernetes
1 9 (2.46%) Nessus
1 9 (2.46%) Nmap
2 4 (1.09%) Opscode Chef
2 4 (1.09%) WebSphere Cast Iron
3 3 (0.82%) Hadoop YARN
4 2 (0.55%) Prometheus
4 2 (0.55%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 54 (14.75%) Microsoft
2 34 (9.29%) Oracle
3 33 (9.02%) SAP
4 23 (6.28%) Salesforce.com
5 17 (4.64%) Cisco
5 17 (4.64%) VMware
6 13 (3.55%) HP
7 11 (3.01%) IBM
8 9 (2.46%) BEA
8 9 (2.46%) NetWitness
8 9 (2.46%) Qualys
8 9 (2.46%) Splunk
8 9 (2.46%) TIBCO
9 6 (1.64%) CA
9 6 (1.64%) Cadence
10 5 (1.37%) Ariba
10 5 (1.37%) Concur
10 5 (1.37%) Mapinfo
11 4 (1.09%) CyberSource
11 4 (1.09%) Jitterbit