Period
to 15 December 2019

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Reading with a requirement for Strategic Thinking skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited Strategic Thinking over the 6 months to 15 December 2019 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Strategic Thinking
Berkshire > Reading
6 months to
15 Dec 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 140 138 137
Rank change year-on-year -2 -1 +44
Permanent jobs citing Strategic Thinking 8 10 15
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Reading 0.35% 0.49% 0.62%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.38% 0.54% 0.71%
Number of salaries quoted 8 14 13
Reading median annual salary £56,250 £50,165 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +12.13% +33.77% -28.57%
10th Percentile £46,250 £48,158 £28,800
90th Percentile £85,000 £81,250 £83,500
Berkshire median annual salary £67,500 £50,165 £45,000
% change year-on-year +34.56% +11.48% -14.29%

Strategic Thinking is in the Processes and Methodologies 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 process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
Reading
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 2,081 1,865 2,114
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Reading 92.20% 91.42% 86.82%
Number of salaries quoted 1,614 1,579 1,714
Reading median annual salary £57,500 £50,000 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +15.00% +5.26% -5.00%
10th Percentile £33,000 £29,750 £28,500
90th Percentile £87,500 £77,500 £75,000
Berkshire median annual salary £57,500 £52,500 £48,500
% change year-on-year +9.52% +8.25% -3.00%

Strategic Thinking
Job Vacancy Trend in Reading

Job postings citing Strategic Thinking as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Reading.

Job vacancy trend for Strategic Thinking in Reading

Strategic Thinking
Salary Trend in Reading

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Strategic Thinking in Reading.

Salary trend for Strategic Thinking in Reading

Strategic Thinking
Salary Histogram in Reading

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Strategic Thinking in Reading over the 6 months to 15 December 2019.

Salary histogram for Strategic Thinking in Reading

For the 6 months to 15 December 2019, IT jobs citing Strategic Thinking 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 Strategic Thinking.

1 6 (75.00%) Project Management
1 6 (75.00%) Degree
2 4 (50.00%) QA
2 4 (50.00%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (50.00%) KYC
2 4 (50.00%) Finance
2 4 (50.00%) Retail
2 4 (50.00%) Thought Leadership
3 2 (25.00%) Project Delivery
3 2 (25.00%) Coaching
3 2 (25.00%) Creative Thinking
3 2 (25.00%) Innovative Thinking
3 2 (25.00%) Decision-Making
3 2 (25.00%) Problem-Solving
3 2 (25.00%) Microsoft Office
3 2 (25.00%) PRINCE2
3 2 (25.00%) PRINCE2 Certification
3 2 (25.00%) Six Sigma
3 2 (25.00%) Strategic Planning
3 2 (25.00%) Conflict Management
3 2 (25.00%) Actionable Insight
3 2 (25.00%) PMO
3 2 (25.00%) Six Sigma Black Belt
3 2 (25.00%) Customer Engagement
3 2 (25.00%) Six Sigma Green Belt
3 2 (25.00%) Stakeholder Engagement
3 2 (25.00%) Portfolio Management
3 2 (25.00%) Continuous Improvement
3 2 (25.00%) Process Improvement
3 2 (25.00%) Change Control

Strategic Thinking
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:

Applications
1 2 (25.00%) Microsoft Office
General
1 4 (50.00%) Finance
1 4 (50.00%) Retail
Job Titles
1 4 (50.00%) Architect
1 4 (50.00%) Solutions Architect
2 2 (25.00%) Head of PMO
3 1 (12.50%) Business Consultant
3 1 (12.50%) Business Process Consultant
3 1 (12.50%) Business Process Director
3 1 (12.50%) Consultant
3 1 (12.50%) Process Consultant
Miscellaneous
1 4 (50.00%) Analytical Skills
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (75.00%) Project Management
2 4 (50.00%) KYC
2 4 (50.00%) Thought Leadership
3 2 (25.00%) Actionable Insight
3 2 (25.00%) Change Control
3 2 (25.00%) Conflict Management
3 2 (25.00%) Continuous Improvement
3 2 (25.00%) Creative Thinking
3 2 (25.00%) Customer Engagement
3 2 (25.00%) Decision-Making
3 2 (25.00%) Demand Management
3 2 (25.00%) Innovative Thinking
3 2 (25.00%) Portfolio Management
3 2 (25.00%) PRINCE2
3 2 (25.00%) Problem-Solving
3 2 (25.00%) Process Improvement
3 2 (25.00%) Project Delivery
3 2 (25.00%) Six Sigma
3 2 (25.00%) Stakeholder Engagement
3 2 (25.00%) Strategic Planning
Programming Languages
1 1 (12.50%) C
Qualifications
1 6 (75.00%) Degree
2 2 (25.00%) PRINCE2 Certification
2 2 (25.00%) Six Sigma Black Belt
2 2 (25.00%) Six Sigma Green Belt
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (50.00%) QA
2 2 (25.00%) PMO