Period
to 17 January 2019

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in the Thames Valley with a requirement for Degree qualifications. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered over the 6 months to 17 January 2019 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Academic Degree
South East > Thames Valley
6 months to
17 Jan 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 9 12 9
Rank change year-on-year +3 -3 0
Permanent jobs citing Degree 1,469 1,857 1,972
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the Thames Valley 14.25% 15.17% 14.66%
As % of the Qualifications category 52.17% 56.20% 48.51%
Number of salaries quoted 1,101 1,547 1,624
Thames Valley median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £43,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.88% -1.16% -4.44%
10th Percentile £25,500 £23,750 £25,000
90th Percentile £71,500 £65,000 £72,500
South East median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year +5.88% - -5.56%

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 the Thames Valley with a requirement for academic qualifications or professional certifications.

All Academic and Professional Certifications
Thames Valley
Permanent vacancies requiring academic qualifications or professional certifications 2,816 3,304 4,065
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the Thames Valley 27.32% 27.00% 30.21%
Number of salaries quoted 2,100 2,634 3,056
Thames Valley median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.56% -5.26% -
10th Percentile £26,250 £25,000 £26,250
90th Percentile £75,000 £70,000 £76,250
South East median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000

Degree
Job Vacancy Trend in the Thames Valley

Job postings citing Degree as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in the Thames Valley.

Job vacancy trend for Degree in the Thames Valley

Degree
Salary Trend in the Thames Valley

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Degree in the Thames Valley.

Salary trend for Degree in the Thames Valley

Degree
Salary Histogram in the Thames Valley

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Degree in the Thames Valley over the 6 months to 17 January 2019.

Salary histogram for Degree in the Thames Valley

Degree
Job Locations in the Thames Valley

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Degree within the Thames Valley region over the 6 months to 17 January 2019. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Past 6 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Berkshire +3 875 £45,000 +8.43% 152
Oxfordshire -2 383 £47,500 +5.56% 121
Buckinghamshire -1 197 £42,500 +30.77% 76
Degree
South East

For the 6 months to 17 January 2019, 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 Thames Valley region with a requirement for Degree.

1 608 (41.39%) Computer Science
2 477 (32.47%) Agile Software Development
3 365 (24.85%) Java
4 351 (23.89%) Computer Science Degree
5 350 (23.83%) SQL
6 309 (21.03%) JavaScript
7 300 (20.42%) Python
8 283 (19.26%) Mathematics
9 273 (18.58%) Software Engineering
9 273 (18.58%) Microsoft
9 273 (18.58%) Finance
10 247 (16.81%) Analytics
11 245 (16.68%) Linux
12 218 (14.84%) C#
13 195 (13.27%) Problem-Solving
14 193 (13.14%) Microsoft Azure
15 184 (12.53%) HTML
16 180 (12.25%) Scrum
17 173 (11.78%) Telecoms
18 172 (11.71%) .NET
19 168 (11.44%) SQL Server
20 162 (11.03%) Data Science
21 160 (10.89%) Windows
22 155 (10.55%) Business Intelligence
23 145 (9.87%) C++
24 139 (9.46%) SAP
24 139 (9.46%) Amazon AWS
25 136 (9.26%) Decision-Making
26 134 (9.12%) Data Engineering
26 134 (9.12%) Data Modelling

Degree
Co-occurring IT Skills in the Thames Valley 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 60 (4.08%) Apache Spark
2 58 (3.95%) Apache
3 44 (3.00%) SAS
4 37 (2.52%) Confluence
5 31 (2.11%) Elasticsearch
6 30 (2.04%) Tomcat
7 20 (1.36%) SharePoint
8 18 (1.23%) IIS
8 18 (1.23%) MS Exchange
9 15 (1.02%) Oracle Workflow
10 13 (0.88%) CMS
11 11 (0.75%) WordPress
12 9 (0.61%) nginx
13 8 (0.54%) concrete5
13 8 (0.54%) WebLogic
13 8 (0.54%) WebSphere
14 7 (0.48%) Oracle SOA Suite
15 6 (0.41%) Apache Solr
16 5 (0.34%) Alfresco
16 5 (0.34%) Apache Pig
Applications
1 58 (3.95%) Microsoft Office
2 50 (3.40%) Microsoft Excel
3 21 (1.43%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 8 (0.54%) MS Visio
5 6 (0.41%) Photoshop
6 5 (0.34%) Adobe Illustrator
6 5 (0.34%) Microsoft Project
7 2 (0.14%) Adobe Creative Suite
8 1 (0.068%) CATIA
8 1 (0.068%) InVision
8 1 (0.068%) Pro/ENGINEER
8 1 (0.068%) PTC Creo
8 1 (0.068%) RoboHelp
8 1 (0.068%) Siemens NX
8 1 (0.068%) SOLIDWORKS
8 1 (0.068%) Spreadsheet
8 1 (0.068%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 8 (0.54%) Dynamics CRM
2 7 (0.48%) SAP S/4HANA
3 6 (0.41%) Dynamics AX
4 5 (0.34%) SAP MM
4 5 (0.34%) SAP SD
5 4 (0.27%) Scribe Insight
6 3 (0.20%) Eloqua
6 3 (0.20%) Magento
6 3 (0.20%) SAP HCM
6 3 (0.20%) SAP Payroll
7 2 (0.14%) Cognos Controller
7 2 (0.14%) NetSuite
7 2 (0.14%) Unit4 Business World
8 1 (0.068%) JDE OneWorld
8 1 (0.068%) Oracle 11i
8 1 (0.068%) Oracle Applications
8 1 (0.068%) Oracle CRM
8 1 (0.068%) Oracle EBS
8 1 (0.068%) SAP CRM
8 1 (0.068%) SAP FI
Cloud Services
1 193 (13.14%) Microsoft Azure
2 139 (9.46%) Amazon AWS
3 49 (3.34%) Cloud Computing
4 46 (3.13%) SaaS
5 34 (2.31%) Office 365
6 26 (1.77%) GitHub
7 19 (1.29%) PaaS
8 17 (1.16%) Azure Active Directory
9 16 (1.09%) Google Cloud Platform
10 14 (0.95%) Google Analytics
11 13 (0.88%) Amazon EC2
12 12 (0.82%) AWS CloudFormation
13 10 (0.68%) IaaS
14 9 (0.61%) Silverpop
15 8 (0.54%) Amazon S3
15 8 (0.54%) Virtual Private Cloud
16 6 (0.41%) npm
16 6 (0.41%) Serverless
17 5 (0.34%) Amazon CloudWatch
17 5 (0.34%) Azure Data Factory
Communications & Networking
1 73 (4.97%) Firewall
2 51 (3.47%) TCP/IP
3 40 (2.72%) VPN
4 35 (2.38%) DNS
5 34 (2.31%) Internet
6 33 (2.25%) DHCP
7 31 (2.11%) LAN
8 30 (2.04%) WAN
9 22 (1.50%) Skype
10 21 (1.43%) Wireless
11 19 (1.29%) Bluetooth
12 16 (1.09%) MPLS
13 15 (1.02%) Broadband
14 12 (0.82%) HTTP
15 11 (0.75%) 2G
15 11 (0.75%) 3G
15 11 (0.75%) Intrusion Detection
16 10 (0.68%) H.323
16 10 (0.68%) Wi-Fi
17 9 (0.61%) SCCP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 168 (11.44%) SQL Server
2 120 (8.17%) Big Data
3 102 (6.94%) Power BI
4 78 (5.31%) PostgreSQL
5 73 (4.97%) Hadoop
6 72 (4.90%) Relational Database
7 68 (4.63%) MySQL
8 56 (3.81%) Apache Hive
9 52 (3.54%) NoSQL
10 50 (3.40%) SAP BW
11 44 (3.00%) SAP HANA
12 43 (2.93%) Text Mining
13 38 (2.59%) RDBMS
14 34 (2.31%) SQL Server Integration Services
15 32 (2.18%) SQL Server Reporting Services
16 26 (1.77%) Data Warehouse
17 22 (1.50%) MongoDB
17 22 (1.50%) Oracle Database
18 21 (1.43%) SQL Server Analysis Services
19 17 (1.16%) BusinessObjects
Development Applications
1 130 (8.85%) Git (software)
2 68 (4.63%) Jenkins
3 61 (4.15%) JIRA
4 41 (2.79%) Maven
5 31 (2.11%) Selenium
6 26 (1.77%) Visual Studio
7 25 (1.70%) JUnit
8 24 (1.63%) Cucumber
8 24 (1.63%) Team Foundation Server
9 23 (1.57%) Subversion
10 16 (1.09%) Eclipse
11 15 (1.02%) NUnit
12 10 (0.68%) Atlassian Bamboo
12 10 (0.68%) Bitbucket
13 8 (0.54%) Ant
13 8 (0.54%) GitLab
13 8 (0.54%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
14 7 (0.48%) Grunt
14 7 (0.48%) Vagrant
15 6 (0.41%) Hudson
General
1 273 (18.58%) Finance
2 173 (11.78%) Telecoms
3 125 (8.51%) Marketing
4 115 (7.83%) Retail
5 49 (3.34%) Manufacturing
6 47 (3.20%) Electronics
7 24 (1.63%) Banking
8 22 (1.50%) Games
9 21 (1.43%) Legal
10 14 (0.95%) Publishing
11 13 (0.88%) Aerospace
12 11 (0.75%) Pharmaceutical
13 9 (0.61%) Military
14 8 (0.54%) German Language
15 7 (0.48%) Automotive
15 7 (0.48%) Billing
15 7 (0.48%) French Language
15 7 (0.48%) Spanish Language
16 6 (0.41%) Back Office
17 4 (0.27%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 412 (28.05%) Developer
2 219 (14.91%) Graduate
3 153 (10.42%) Analyst
4 127 (8.65%) Software Engineer
5 121 (8.24%) Graduate Developer
6 115 (7.83%) Java Developer
7 95 (6.47%) Junior
8 94 (6.40%) Senior Developer
9 65 (4.42%) Software Developer
10 61 (4.15%) Architect
10 61 (4.15%) Graduate Java Developer
11 59 (4.02%) Consultant
12 58 (3.95%) Graduate Software Engineer
13 56 (3.81%) Junior Developer
14 53 (3.61%) Data Scientist
15 50 (3.40%) Data Engineer
16 45 (3.06%) Python Developer
17 44 (3.00%) Web Developer
18 43 (2.93%) .NET Developer
19 40 (2.72%) Systems Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 184 (12.53%) HTML
2 172 (11.71%) .NET
3 112 (7.62%) AngularJS
4 104 (7.08%) CSS
5 96 (6.54%) Web Services
6 83 (5.65%) ASP.NET
7 79 (5.38%) Spring
8 68 (4.63%) jQuery
9 63 (4.29%) XML
10 59 (4.02%) REST
11 56 (3.81%) Kafka
12 54 (3.68%) HTML5
13 53 (3.61%) Hibernate
14 48 (3.27%) React
15 45 (3.06%) D3.js
16 44 (3.00%) Node.js
17 41 (2.79%) Ajax
17 41 (2.79%) ggplot
18 35 (2.38%) JSON
19 34 (2.31%) .NET Framework
Miscellaneous
1 128 (8.71%) Analytical Skills
2 94 (6.40%) Algorithms
3 86 (5.85%) Self-Motivation
4 71 (4.83%) Management Information System
5 70 (4.77%) User Experience
6 55 (3.74%) FMCG
7 41 (2.79%) Social Network
8 39 (2.65%) Fintech
9 35 (2.38%) Mobile App
10 33 (2.25%) Data Centre
11 25 (1.70%) Virtual Team
12 23 (1.57%) Social Media
13 21 (1.43%) Life Science
14 20 (1.36%) Enterprise Software
15 19 (1.29%) Embedded Systems
16 18 (1.23%) Cyber Kill Chain
16 18 (1.23%) Video Conferencing
17 16 (1.09%) Linux Command Line
18 13 (0.88%) Driving Licence
18 13 (0.88%) Security Operations Centre
Operating Systems
1 245 (16.68%) Linux
2 160 (10.89%) Windows
3 60 (4.08%) Unix
4 50 (3.40%) Windows Server
5 44 (3.00%) Apple iOS
6 38 (2.59%) Android
7 23 (1.57%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 20 (1.36%) CentOS
9 15 (1.02%) Windows Server 2008
10 13 (0.88%) Windows Server 2012
11 8 (0.54%) Solaris
12 7 (0.48%) Debian
13 5 (0.34%) Mac OS X
14 3 (0.20%) VMS
14 3 (0.20%) Windows 10
14 3 (0.20%) Windows 7
14 3 (0.20%) Windows Server 2003
15 2 (0.14%) Oracle Linux
16 1 (0.068%) Mac OS
16 1 (0.068%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 608 (41.39%) Computer Science
2 477 (32.47%) Agile Software Development
3 283 (19.26%) Mathematics
4 273 (18.58%) Software Engineering
5 247 (16.81%) Analytics
6 195 (13.27%) Problem-Solving
7 180 (12.25%) Scrum
8 162 (11.03%) Data Science
9 155 (10.55%) Business Intelligence
10 136 (9.26%) Decision-Making
11 134 (9.12%) Data Engineering
11 134 (9.12%) Data Modelling
12 133 (9.05%) Project Management
13 129 (8.78%) Visualisation
14 128 (8.71%) Artificial Intelligence
14 128 (8.71%) Test Automation
15 120 (8.17%) Mentoring
16 118 (8.03%) Data Visualisation
17 103 (7.01%) Data Management
18 100 (6.81%) Data Security
Programming Languages
1 365 (24.85%) Java
2 350 (23.83%) SQL
3 309 (21.03%) JavaScript
4 300 (20.42%) Python
5 218 (14.84%) C#
6 145 (9.87%) C++
7 75 (5.11%) C
8 65 (4.42%) R
9 52 (3.54%) PHP
10 45 (3.06%) PowerShell
11 40 (2.72%) Bash Shell
12 33 (2.25%) Ruby
13 32 (2.18%) Go
14 29 (1.97%) T-SQL
15 28 (1.91%) Java 8
16 21 (1.43%) Shell Script
16 21 (1.43%) VB.NET
17 17 (1.16%) Objective-C
18 14 (0.95%) Cython
19 12 (0.82%) MATLAB
Qualifications
1 351 (23.89%) Computer Science Degree
2 61 (4.15%) Master's Degree
3 55 (3.74%) CISSP
4 48 (3.27%) Numerate Degree
5 39 (2.65%) Microsoft Certification
6 37 (2.52%) Cisco Certification
7 34 (2.31%) CISM
8 27 (1.84%) Security Cleared
9 25 (1.70%) ISTQB
9 25 (1.70%) MCSE
10 23 (1.57%) CEH
11 22 (1.50%) OSCP
12 20 (1.36%) CISA
13 18 (1.23%) ITIL Certification
14 16 (1.09%) CRISC
14 16 (1.09%) PMI Certification
15 15 (1.02%) (ISC)2 CCSP
16 13 (0.88%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
16 13 (0.88%) MCITP
17 12 (0.82%) CCNP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 95 (6.47%) QA
2 20 (1.36%) Data Quality
3 19 (1.29%) SLA
4 15 (1.02%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 13 (0.88%) GAMP
6 11 (0.75%) GDPR
6 11 (0.75%) PMO
7 9 (0.61%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
8 8 (0.54%) ISO 9001
9 6 (0.41%) Sarbanes-Oxley
10 5 (0.34%) PSD2
11 4 (0.27%) PMBOK
12 3 (0.20%) PCI DSS
13 2 (0.14%) ISO 13485
14 1 (0.068%) HL7
14 1 (0.068%) JTAG
14 1 (0.068%) WCAG
System Software
1 59 (4.02%) Active Directory
2 58 (3.95%) Docker
3 54 (3.68%) VMware Infrastructure
4 25 (1.70%) Firmware
5 18 (1.23%) Hyper-V
6 17 (1.16%) Virtual Machines
7 10 (0.68%) VMware ESXi
8 8 (0.54%) HDFS
9 6 (0.41%) Apache Flume
9 6 (0.41%) Oracle RAC
9 6 (0.41%) Varnish
10 4 (0.27%) VirtualBox
10 4 (0.27%) VMware Server
10 4 (0.27%) Xen
11 3 (0.20%) Apache ZooKeeper
11 3 (0.20%) iptables
11 3 (0.20%) Samba
11 3 (0.20%) Snort
11 3 (0.20%) VMware NSX
11 3 (0.20%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 48 (3.27%) Ansible
2 44 (3.00%) Hadoop YARN
3 43 (2.93%) Puppet
4 34 (2.31%) Kubernetes
5 26 (1.77%) Opscode Chef
6 23 (1.57%) Terraform
7 22 (1.50%) SCCM
8 14 (0.95%) CSIRT
8 14 (0.95%) Single Sign-On
9 10 (0.68%) Kibana
10 8 (0.54%) Nagios
11 7 (0.48%) Packer
12 6 (0.41%) Data Guard
12 6 (0.41%) EMC NetWorker
12 6 (0.41%) HP ALM
12 6 (0.41%) Oracle RMAN
12 6 (0.41%) Salt
13 5 (0.34%) Capistrano
13 5 (0.34%) Docker Swarm
13 5 (0.34%) vRealize Orchestrator
Vendors
1 273 (18.58%) Microsoft
2 139 (9.46%) SAP
3 124 (8.44%) Tableau
4 80 (5.45%) Oracle
5 61 (4.15%) VMware
6 54 (3.68%) Google
6 54 (3.68%) Salesforce.com
7 29 (1.97%) Red Hat
8 24 (1.63%) Cisco
9 23 (1.57%) IBM
10 16 (1.09%) Atlassian
11 15 (1.02%) Symantec
12 12 (0.82%) HP
13 10 (0.68%) Cloudera
13 10 (0.68%) New Relic
14 9 (0.61%) Huawei
14 9 (0.61%) Splunk
15 8 (0.54%) Citrix
15 8 (0.54%) Cognizant
15 8 (0.54%) Remedy