Period
to 19 November 2018

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 19 November 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Academic Degree
South East > Thames Valley
6 months to
19 Nov 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 12 10 12
Rank change year-on-year -2 +2 -5
Permanent jobs citing Degree 1,538 1,891 2,068
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the Thames Valley 13.73% 15.75% 14.13%
As % of the Qualifications category 53.38% 56.72% 46.22%
Number of salaries quoted 1,157 1,561 1,775
Thames Valley median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.88% -5.56% -
10th Percentile £25,000 £24,000 £26,250
90th Percentile £70,000 £66,250 £72,500
South East median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year +5.88% - -1.16%

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 2,881 3,334 4,474
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the Thames Valley 25.72% 27.76% 30.57%
Number of salaries quoted 2,185 2,677 3,391
Thames Valley median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.56% -10.00% +11.11%
10th Percentile £26,250 £25,700 £26,750
90th Percentile £73,025 £70,000 £75,000
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 19 November 2018.

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 19 November 2018. 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 +3 908 £45,000 +4.65% 122
Oxfordshire -8 386 £47,500 +11.76% 138
Buckinghamshire +2 238 £40,000 +6.67% 71
Degree
South East

For the 6 months to 19 November 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 Thames Valley region with a requirement for Degree.

1 602 (39.14%) Computer Science
2 493 (32.05%) Agile Software Development
3 366 (23.80%) Java
4 362 (23.54%) SQL
5 330 (21.46%) Computer Science Degree
6 329 (21.39%) JavaScript
7 301 (19.57%) Microsoft
8 278 (18.08%) Finance
9 273 (17.75%) Python
10 270 (17.56%) Problem-Solving
11 267 (17.36%) Software Engineering
12 258 (16.78%) Mathematics
13 254 (16.51%) C#
14 251 (16.32%) Linux
15 239 (15.54%) Analytics
16 231 (15.02%) HTML
17 210 (13.65%) Microsoft Azure
18 199 (12.94%) Scrum
19 197 (12.81%) .NET
20 187 (12.16%) Analytical Skills
21 184 (11.96%) Windows
22 177 (11.51%) C++
23 175 (11.38%) SQL Server
24 169 (10.99%) Telecoms
25 159 (10.34%) Project Management
25 159 (10.34%) Amazon AWS
26 153 (9.95%) Business Intelligence
26 153 (9.95%) Data Science
27 140 (9.10%) Marketing
28 139 (9.04%) Test Automation

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 65 (4.23%) Apache Spark
2 56 (3.64%) Apache
3 40 (2.60%) SAS
4 39 (2.54%) Confluence
5 36 (2.34%) Elasticsearch
6 33 (2.15%) Tomcat
7 23 (1.50%) SharePoint
8 20 (1.30%) IIS
8 20 (1.30%) MS Exchange
9 15 (0.98%) CMS
10 14 (0.91%) WordPress
11 11 (0.72%) Oracle Workflow
12 10 (0.65%) Apache Solr
12 10 (0.65%) JBoss
13 8 (0.52%) concrete5
13 8 (0.52%) nginx
14 7 (0.46%) Oracle SOA Suite
15 6 (0.39%) Apache Pig
16 5 (0.33%) WebLogic
16 5 (0.33%) WebSphere
Applications
1 86 (5.59%) Microsoft Office
2 68 (4.42%) Microsoft Excel
3 28 (1.82%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 21 (1.37%) MS Visio
5 14 (0.91%) Microsoft Project
6 9 (0.59%) Adobe Creative Suite
6 9 (0.59%) Photoshop
6 9 (0.59%) RoboHelp
7 8 (0.52%) Adobe Illustrator
8 4 (0.26%) Mathematica
8 4 (0.26%) SOLIDWORKS
9 3 (0.20%) SPSS
10 2 (0.13%) Spreadsheet
11 1 (0.065%) Abaqus
11 1 (0.065%) InVision
11 1 (0.065%) Siemens NX
Business Applications
1 19 (1.24%) Dynamics CRM
2 9 (0.59%) SAP S/4HANA
3 6 (0.39%) Dynamics AX
4 4 (0.26%) Eloqua
4 4 (0.26%) Hyperion Planning
4 4 (0.26%) SAP MM
4 4 (0.26%) SAP SD
4 4 (0.26%) Scribe Insight
5 3 (0.20%) Cognos Controller
5 3 (0.20%) Magento
6 2 (0.13%) JDE EnterpriseOne
6 2 (0.13%) Unit4 Business World
7 1 (0.065%) JDE OneWorld
7 1 (0.065%) Oracle 11i
7 1 (0.065%) Oracle Applications
7 1 (0.065%) Oracle CRM
7 1 (0.065%) SAP CO
7 1 (0.065%) SAP FI
7 1 (0.065%) SAP FI/CO
7 1 (0.065%) Teamcenter
Cloud Services
1 210 (13.65%) Microsoft Azure
2 159 (10.34%) Amazon AWS
3 49 (3.19%) SaaS
4 43 (2.80%) Cloud Computing
5 37 (2.41%) Office 365
6 30 (1.95%) PaaS
7 27 (1.76%) GitHub
8 21 (1.37%) Google Cloud Platform
9 17 (1.11%) IaaS
10 15 (0.98%) Amazon EC2
11 14 (0.91%) Azure Active Directory
12 11 (0.72%) Akamai
12 11 (0.72%) Amazon S3
12 11 (0.72%) Google Analytics
12 11 (0.72%) Virtual Private Cloud
13 10 (0.65%) Amazon CloudWatch
13 10 (0.65%) AWS CloudFormation
14 9 (0.59%) Dynamics 365
14 9 (0.59%) Silverpop
15 7 (0.46%) Serverless
Communications & Networking
1 61 (3.97%) Internet
2 51 (3.32%) TCP/IP
3 50 (3.25%) Firewall
4 37 (2.41%) WAN
5 35 (2.28%) LAN
5 35 (2.28%) Wireless
6 31 (2.02%) DNS
7 29 (1.89%) DHCP
7 29 (1.89%) VPN
8 24 (1.56%) Bluetooth
9 18 (1.17%) Broadband
10 17 (1.11%) SAN
11 16 (1.04%) Ethernet
12 15 (0.98%) Wi-Fi
13 12 (0.78%) HTTP
13 12 (0.78%) Intrusion Detection
13 12 (0.78%) LTE
13 12 (0.78%) MPLS
13 12 (0.78%) SNMP
14 11 (0.72%) NAS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 175 (11.38%) SQL Server
2 121 (7.87%) Big Data
3 104 (6.76%) Power BI
4 85 (5.53%) Hadoop
5 78 (5.07%) MySQL
6 69 (4.49%) Relational Database
7 59 (3.84%) PostgreSQL
8 58 (3.77%) NoSQL
9 57 (3.71%) Apache Hive
10 51 (3.32%) SQL Server Reporting Services
11 49 (3.19%) SAP BW
12 46 (2.99%) SQL Server Integration Services
13 43 (2.80%) SAP HANA
14 38 (2.47%) Text Mining
15 34 (2.21%) Data Warehouse
16 30 (1.95%) RDBMS
17 28 (1.82%) SQL Server Analysis Services
18 25 (1.63%) MongoDB
19 23 (1.50%) Apache Cassandra
19 23 (1.50%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 135 (8.78%) Git (software)
2 96 (6.24%) Jenkins
3 85 (5.53%) JIRA
4 59 (3.84%) Maven
5 45 (2.93%) Visual Studio
6 44 (2.86%) Selenium
7 37 (2.41%) Subversion
8 29 (1.89%) JUnit
9 27 (1.76%) Eclipse
10 26 (1.69%) Team Foundation Server
11 25 (1.63%) Cucumber
12 13 (0.85%) Bitbucket
13 12 (0.78%) Ant
14 11 (0.72%) Hudson
14 11 (0.72%) SoapUI
15 10 (0.65%) NUnit
16 9 (0.59%) Atlassian Bamboo
16 9 (0.59%) Bugzilla
16 9 (0.59%) TeamCity
17 8 (0.52%) Mockito
General
1 278 (18.08%) Finance
2 169 (10.99%) Telecoms
3 140 (9.10%) Marketing
4 109 (7.09%) Retail
5 65 (4.23%) Electronics
6 53 (3.45%) Manufacturing
7 30 (1.95%) Banking
8 29 (1.89%) Games
9 24 (1.56%) Aerospace
10 23 (1.50%) Automotive
11 20 (1.30%) French Language
12 15 (0.98%) Financial Institution
12 15 (0.98%) Pharmaceutical
13 14 (0.91%) German Language
13 14 (0.91%) Legal
14 10 (0.65%) Military
14 10 (0.65%) Publishing
14 10 (0.65%) Spanish Language
15 9 (0.59%) Italian Language
16 8 (0.52%) Billing
Job Titles
1 437 (28.41%) Developer
2 207 (13.46%) Graduate
3 168 (10.92%) Analyst
4 130 (8.45%) Software Engineer
5 113 (7.35%) Java Developer
6 107 (6.96%) Graduate Developer
7 101 (6.57%) Senior Developer
8 89 (5.79%) Junior
9 77 (5.01%) Software Developer
10 69 (4.49%) Consultant
11 52 (3.38%) Data Scientist
12 51 (3.32%) Graduate Java Developer
13 48 (3.12%) .NET Developer
14 46 (2.99%) Architect
15 45 (2.93%) Data Engineer
15 45 (2.93%) Graduate Software Engineer
15 45 (2.93%) Systems Engineer
16 40 (2.60%) Junior Developer
17 39 (2.54%) Python Developer
18 38 (2.47%) Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 231 (15.02%) HTML
2 197 (12.81%) .NET
3 119 (7.74%) CSS
4 115 (7.48%) AngularJS
5 109 (7.09%) Web Services
6 98 (6.37%) ASP.NET
7 81 (5.27%) XML
8 73 (4.75%) jQuery
9 71 (4.62%) Spring
10 61 (3.97%) HTML5
11 54 (3.51%) Kafka
12 44 (2.86%) Hibernate
12 44 (2.86%) React
12 44 (2.86%) REST
13 43 (2.80%) Ajax
14 42 (2.73%) .NET Framework
14 42 (2.73%) Node.js
15 38 (2.47%) WPF
16 37 (2.41%) D3.js
17 36 (2.34%) ggplot
Miscellaneous
1 602 (39.14%) Computer Science
2 187 (12.16%) Analytical Skills
3 87 (5.66%) Algorithms
3 87 (5.66%) Self-Motivation
4 74 (4.81%) Management Information System
5 64 (4.16%) User Experience
6 52 (3.38%) FMCG
7 36 (2.34%) Data Centre
7 36 (2.34%) Fintech
7 36 (2.34%) Social Network
8 29 (1.89%) Mobile App
9 28 (1.82%) Social Media
10 26 (1.69%) Enterprise Software
11 23 (1.50%) Greenfield Project
12 22 (1.43%) Virtual Team
13 21 (1.37%) Driving Licence
13 21 (1.37%) Embedded Systems
14 19 (1.24%) NHS
15 18 (1.17%) Life Science
16 15 (0.98%) PMI
Operating Systems
1 251 (16.32%) Linux
2 184 (11.96%) Windows
3 57 (3.71%) Unix
4 52 (3.38%) Windows Server
5 37 (2.41%) Apple iOS
6 31 (2.02%) Android
7 26 (1.69%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 24 (1.56%) Windows Server 2008
9 17 (1.11%) CentOS
10 15 (0.98%) Windows Server 2012
11 9 (0.59%) Solaris
12 8 (0.52%) Windows 7
13 7 (0.46%) Debian
13 7 (0.46%) Windows 10
14 5 (0.33%) Mac OS X
14 5 (0.33%) Windows 8
15 3 (0.20%) VMS
15 3 (0.20%) Windows Server 2003
16 2 (0.13%) FreeBSD
16 2 (0.13%) Mac OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 493 (32.05%) Agile Software Development
2 270 (17.56%) Problem-Solving
3 267 (17.36%) Software Engineering
4 258 (16.78%) Mathematics
5 239 (15.54%) Analytics
6 199 (12.94%) Scrum
7 159 (10.34%) Project Management
8 153 (9.95%) Business Intelligence
8 153 (9.95%) Data Science
9 139 (9.04%) Test Automation
10 131 (8.52%) Decision-Making
11 127 (8.26%) Visualisation
12 122 (7.93%) Data Engineering
12 122 (7.93%) OO
12 122 (7.93%) SDLC
13 121 (7.87%) Data Modelling
14 120 (7.80%) Artificial Intelligence
15 112 (7.28%) Data Visualisation
16 110 (7.15%) Mentoring
17 98 (6.37%) Data Management
Programming Languages
1 366 (23.80%) Java
2 362 (23.54%) SQL
3 329 (21.39%) JavaScript
4 273 (17.75%) Python
5 254 (16.51%) C#
6 177 (11.51%) C++
7 106 (6.89%) C
8 63 (4.10%) PHP
8 63 (4.10%) R
9 51 (3.32%) PowerShell
10 45 (2.93%) Bash Shell
11 37 (2.41%) T-SQL
12 34 (2.21%) Ruby
13 28 (1.82%) Go
14 27 (1.76%) Shell Script
15 25 (1.63%) Java 8
16 20 (1.30%) VB.NET
17 16 (1.04%) Delphi
18 15 (0.98%) Perl
19 14 (0.91%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 330 (21.46%) Computer Science Degree
2 56 (3.64%) CISSP
2 56 (3.64%) Master's Degree
3 44 (2.86%) Security Cleared
4 38 (2.47%) Numerate Degree
5 36 (2.34%) Cisco Certification
5 36 (2.34%) Microsoft Certification
6 33 (2.15%) CISM
7 26 (1.69%) MCSE
8 23 (1.50%) ITIL Certification
9 20 (1.30%) DV Cleared
10 19 (1.24%) ISTQB
11 18 (1.17%) PMI Certification
12 14 (0.91%) CCNA
12 14 (0.91%) MCITP
13 13 (0.85%) CEH
13 13 (0.85%) PhD
14 12 (0.78%) CCSP
14 12 (0.78%) CISA
14 12 (0.78%) MCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 98 (6.37%) QA
2 27 (1.76%) SLA
3 21 (1.37%) Data Quality
4 20 (1.30%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 12 (0.78%) ISO 9001
6 10 (0.65%) GDPR
6 10 (0.65%) PMO
7 7 (0.46%) GAMP
8 6 (0.39%) Sarbanes-Oxley
9 5 (0.33%) PCI DSS
9 5 (0.33%) PSD2
10 4 (0.26%) HMG Security Policy Framework
10 4 (0.26%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
10 4 (0.26%) PMBOK
11 3 (0.20%) ISO 13485
11 3 (0.20%) JTAG
12 2 (0.13%) Cyber Essentials
12 2 (0.13%) MISRA
12 2 (0.13%) P3O
13 1 (0.065%) IFRS
System Software
1 66 (4.29%) Active Directory
2 57 (3.71%) Docker
2 57 (3.71%) VMware Infrastructure
3 41 (2.67%) Firmware
4 17 (1.11%) Virtual Machines
5 15 (0.98%) HDFS
6 13 (0.85%) Apache Flume
6 13 (0.85%) Hyper-V
7 10 (0.65%) VMware ESXi
8 7 (0.46%) Samba
8 7 (0.46%) vSphere
9 6 (0.39%) Varnish
10 4 (0.26%) Apache ZooKeeper
10 4 (0.26%) Terminal Server
10 4 (0.26%) VirtualBox
10 4 (0.26%) VMware Server
10 4 (0.26%) Xen
11 3 (0.20%) iptables
11 3 (0.20%) Snort
11 3 (0.20%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 59 (3.84%) Ansible
2 53 (3.45%) Puppet
3 39 (2.54%) Hadoop YARN
4 34 (2.21%) Kubernetes
5 31 (2.02%) Opscode Chef
6 27 (1.76%) Terraform
7 18 (1.17%) Kibana
7 18 (1.17%) SCCM
8 8 (0.52%) Microsoft Clustering
8 8 (0.52%) Nagios
8 8 (0.52%) Packer
8 8 (0.52%) vRealize Orchestrator
9 6 (0.39%) CSIRT
9 6 (0.39%) HP ALM
9 6 (0.39%) Salt
10 5 (0.33%) Capistrano
10 5 (0.33%) Docker Swarm
10 5 (0.33%) EMC NetWorker
10 5 (0.33%) SCOM
10 5 (0.33%) Single Sign-On
Vendors
1 301 (19.57%) Microsoft
2 138 (8.97%) SAP
3 113 (7.35%) Tableau
4 90 (5.85%) Oracle
5 71 (4.62%) VMware
6 51 (3.32%) Google
6 51 (3.32%) Salesforce.com
7 34 (2.21%) Red Hat
8 33 (2.15%) Atlassian
9 23 (1.50%) IBM
10 20 (1.30%) Cisco
11 16 (1.04%) Citrix
11 16 (1.04%) HP
12 13 (0.85%) Cloudera
13 12 (0.78%) Adobe
14 11 (0.72%) Splunk
14 11 (0.72%) Talend
15 10 (0.65%) Informatica
16 9 (0.59%) F5
16 9 (0.59%) Symantec