Period
to 22 October 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 22 October 2019 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Academic Degree
South East > Thames Valley
6 months to
22 Oct 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 5 12 11
Rank change year-on-year +7 -1 +2
Permanent jobs citing Degree 1,498 1,533 1,745
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the Thames Valley 15.30% 13.27% 15.07%
As % of the Qualifications category 56.44% 52.73% 54.21%
Number of salaries quoted 1,135 1,183 1,477
Thames Valley median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +5.88% -5.56%
10th Percentile £27,500 £25,000 £24,000
90th Percentile £72,500 £70,000 £66,250
South East median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year - +5.88% -

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 2,654 2,907 3,219
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the Thames Valley 27.11% 25.17% 27.80%
Number of salaries quoted 1,982 2,252 2,568
Thames Valley median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.26% +5.56% -10.00%
10th Percentile £27,500 £26,250 £25,675
90th Percentile £76,250 £72,500 £71,250
South East median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year +5.56% - -

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 22 October 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 22 October 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 0 726 £52,500 +16.67% 125
Oxfordshire +12 485 £38,679 -18.57% 77
Buckinghamshire +8 287 £48,000 +20.00% 65
Degree
South East

For the 6 months to 22 October 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.

1 666 (44.46%) Computer Science
2 500 (33.38%) Agile Software Development
3 468 (31.24%) Computer Science Degree
4 390 (26.03%) Software Engineering
5 343 (22.90%) C#
6 314 (20.96%) SQL
6 314 (20.96%) .NET
7 290 (19.36%) Python
8 281 (18.76%) JavaScript
9 280 (18.69%) Mathematics
10 278 (18.56%) Java
11 243 (16.22%) Problem-Solving
12 213 (14.22%) Git (software)
13 204 (13.62%) Finance
14 195 (13.02%) Microsoft
15 193 (12.88%) Project Management
16 192 (12.82%) C++
17 185 (12.35%) Linux
18 178 (11.88%) Windows
19 172 (11.48%) Azure
20 163 (10.88%) Analytical Skills
21 152 (10.15%) Docker
22 150 (10.01%) Jenkins
23 149 (9.95%) HTML
24 147 (9.81%) SQL Server
25 141 (9.41%) C
25 141 (9.41%) AngularJS
26 139 (9.28%) Mentoring
26 139 (9.28%) AWS
27 133 (8.88%) CSS

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 55 (3.67%) Confluence
2 34 (2.27%) Apache
3 33 (2.20%) Tomcat
4 26 (1.74%) CMS
5 25 (1.67%) Elasticsearch
6 16 (1.07%) SharePoint
7 15 (1.00%) IIS
8 14 (0.93%) JBoss
9 13 (0.87%) Drupal
10 11 (0.73%) Apache Solr
11 10 (0.67%) SAS
11 10 (0.67%) Sitecore CMS
11 10 (0.67%) SugarCRM
11 10 (0.67%) WordPress
12 9 (0.60%) Apache Spark
13 8 (0.53%) nginx
13 8 (0.53%) Skype for Business
14 6 (0.40%) Jetty
14 6 (0.40%) WebLogic
15 5 (0.33%) Joomla!
Applications
1 67 (4.47%) Microsoft Excel
2 53 (3.54%) Microsoft Office
3 24 (1.60%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 21 (1.40%) MS Visio
5 12 (0.80%) Sketch
6 11 (0.73%) SOLIDWORKS
7 7 (0.47%) Microsoft Project
8 5 (0.33%) Photoshop
9 4 (0.27%) Adobe Illustrator
9 4 (0.27%) SPSS
10 3 (0.20%) Simulink
11 1 (0.067%) Adobe After Effects
11 1 (0.067%) CINEMA 4D
11 1 (0.067%) InVision
11 1 (0.067%) Notepad++
11 1 (0.067%) Stata
11 1 (0.067%) UXPin
Business Applications
1 26 (1.74%) Dynamics CRM
2 23 (1.54%) SAP S/4HANA
3 20 (1.34%) SAP Oil and Gas
4 12 (0.80%) SAP MM
4 12 (0.80%) SAP SD
5 11 (0.73%) Dynamics AX
6 7 (0.47%) SAP CO
6 7 (0.47%) SAP FI
6 7 (0.47%) SAP FI/CO
7 6 (0.40%) Remedy ITSM
7 6 (0.40%) SAP BPC
7 6 (0.40%) SAP PS
8 4 (0.27%) Cisco SocialMiner
8 4 (0.27%) Hyperion Planning
8 4 (0.27%) Oracle ERP
9 3 (0.20%) NetSuite
9 3 (0.20%) Oracle Applications
9 3 (0.20%) Oracle EBS
9 3 (0.20%) SAP EWM
9 3 (0.20%) SAP WM
Cloud Services
1 172 (11.48%) Azure
2 139 (9.28%) AWS
3 102 (6.81%) SaaS
4 62 (4.14%) GCP
5 50 (3.34%) Office 365
6 25 (1.67%) Power Platform
7 23 (1.54%) GitHub
8 22 (1.47%) Amazon EC2
9 20 (1.34%) Cloud Computing
10 17 (1.13%) Azure Active Directory
11 16 (1.07%) Amazon S3
12 15 (1.00%) Dynamics 365
13 10 (0.67%) Adobe Creative Cloud
14 9 (0.60%) npm
15 8 (0.53%) AWS CloudFormation
16 7 (0.47%) PaaS
17 6 (0.40%) Google Analytics
17 6 (0.40%) PowerApps
18 5 (0.33%) Serverless
19 4 (0.27%) Azure Functions
Communications & Networking
1 40 (2.67%) Internet
2 35 (2.34%) Wireless
3 34 (2.27%) Firewall
3 34 (2.27%) LAN
4 33 (2.20%) DNS
4 33 (2.20%) WAN
5 31 (2.07%) SAN
6 29 (1.94%) DHCP
7 24 (1.60%) Unified Communications
7 24 (1.60%) VPN
8 22 (1.47%) Wireless Security
9 21 (1.40%) TCP/IP
10 19 (1.27%) SMTP
11 16 (1.07%) MPLS
12 15 (1.00%) Network Security
12 15 (1.00%) Skype
13 14 (0.93%) IMAP
14 10 (0.67%) SNMP
15 8 (0.53%) Ethernet
15 8 (0.53%) ZigBee
Database & Business Intelligence
1 147 (9.81%) SQL Server
2 71 (4.74%) MySQL
3 58 (3.87%) NoSQL
4 55 (3.67%) Big Data
5 51 (3.40%) Relational Database
6 40 (2.67%) PostgreSQL
7 24 (1.60%) Power BI
8 20 (1.34%) Amazon RDS
8 20 (1.34%) MariaDB
9 17 (1.13%) RDBMS
9 17 (1.13%) SQL Server Reporting Services
10 15 (1.00%) Data Mining
11 14 (0.93%) Oracle Database
12 13 (0.87%) MongoDB
12 13 (0.87%) Redis
13 12 (0.80%) Data Warehouse
13 12 (0.80%) Hadoop
14 9 (0.60%) GIS
15 8 (0.53%) MS Access
16 7 (0.47%) Apache Cassandra
Development Applications
1 213 (14.22%) Git (software)
2 150 (10.01%) Jenkins
3 89 (5.94%) JIRA
4 52 (3.47%) Subversion
5 46 (3.07%) Selenium
6 29 (1.94%) Visual Studio Team System
7 26 (1.74%) Eclipse
8 23 (1.54%) Team Foundation Server
9 22 (1.47%) Visual Studio
10 21 (1.40%) TeamCity
11 17 (1.13%) Mocha
12 16 (1.07%) Maven
13 15 (1.00%) Cucumber
14 14 (0.93%) JUnit
15 13 (0.87%) CircleCI
16 11 (0.73%) Fiddler
17 10 (0.67%) Eclipse RCP
17 10 (0.67%) Grunt
18 7 (0.47%) NUnit
19 6 (0.40%) WebDriver
General
1 204 (13.62%) Finance
2 122 (8.14%) Telecoms
3 84 (5.61%) Banking
4 82 (5.47%) Retail
5 63 (4.21%) Manufacturing
6 58 (3.87%) Marketing
7 53 (3.54%) Electronics
8 46 (3.07%) German Language
9 41 (2.74%) Italian Language
10 40 (2.67%) Pharmaceutical
11 37 (2.47%) Legal
12 29 (1.94%) Public Sector
13 25 (1.67%) Automotive
14 20 (1.34%) French Language
15 13 (0.87%) Law
16 10 (0.67%) Advertising
17 8 (0.53%) Local Government
18 6 (0.40%) Aerospace
18 6 (0.40%) Billing
18 6 (0.40%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 395 (26.37%) Developer
2 235 (15.69%) Software Engineer
3 175 (11.68%) Graduate
4 148 (9.88%) Software Developer
5 147 (9.81%) Junior
6 145 (9.68%) Analyst
7 107 (7.14%) Senior Developer
8 100 (6.68%) Graduate Developer
9 96 (6.41%) Architect
10 88 (5.87%) Junior Developer
11 73 (4.87%) Java Developer
12 71 (4.74%) Graduate Software Developer
12 71 (4.74%) Project Manager
13 67 (4.47%) Solutions Architect
14 61 (4.07%) Business Analyst
15 59 (3.94%) Senior Software Engineer
16 53 (3.54%) Graduate Software Engineer
17 52 (3.47%) Junior Software Developer
18 50 (3.34%) Consultant
19 44 (2.94%) Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 314 (20.96%) .NET
2 149 (9.95%) HTML
3 141 (9.41%) AngularJS
4 133 (8.88%) CSS
5 128 (8.54%) ASP.NET
6 107 (7.14%) jQuery
7 87 (5.81%) Web Services
8 83 (5.54%) Spring
9 80 (5.34%) Node.js
9 80 (5.34%) React
10 76 (5.07%) REST
11 56 (3.74%) Ajax
12 53 (3.54%) XML
13 46 (3.07%) RESTful
14 44 (2.94%) WebSockets
15 39 (2.60%) HTML5
15 39 (2.60%) WPF
16 33 (2.20%) JSON
17 32 (2.14%) Twitter Bootstrap
18 30 (2.00%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 163 (10.88%) Analytical Skills
2 116 (7.74%) Algorithms
3 77 (5.14%) User Experience
4 66 (4.41%) Management Information System
5 52 (3.47%) Self-Motivation
6 47 (3.14%) Data Centre
7 44 (2.94%) Embedded Systems
8 33 (2.20%) Robotics
9 28 (1.87%) Enterprise Software
10 26 (1.74%) Mobile App
11 25 (1.67%) Life Science
12 19 (1.27%) Blog
13 18 (1.20%) EMC VMAX
14 17 (1.13%) Client/Server
14 17 (1.13%) Social Media
15 16 (1.07%) Cloud Native
15 16 (1.07%) Video Conferencing
15 16 (1.07%) Virtual Team
16 15 (1.00%) PKI
17 13 (0.87%) CESG
Operating Systems
1 185 (12.35%) Linux
2 178 (11.88%) Windows
3 32 (2.14%) Android
4 29 (1.94%) Windows Server
5 27 (1.80%) Apple iOS
6 24 (1.60%) Windows 10
7 22 (1.47%) Unix
8 12 (0.80%) Windows 7
9 11 (0.73%) Windows Server 2008
10 10 (0.67%) CentOS
10 10 (0.67%) VxWorks
11 8 (0.53%) Windows XP
12 7 (0.47%) VMS
13 6 (0.40%) Debian
13 6 (0.40%) FreeRTOS
13 6 (0.40%) Ubuntu
14 5 (0.33%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
14 5 (0.33%) Windows Server 2003
14 5 (0.33%) Windows Server 2012
15 4 (0.27%) FreeBSD
Processes & Methodologies
1 666 (44.46%) Computer Science
2 500 (33.38%) Agile Software Development
3 390 (26.03%) Software Engineering
4 280 (18.69%) Mathematics
5 243 (16.22%) Problem-Solving
6 193 (12.88%) Project Management
7 139 (9.28%) Mentoring
8 128 (8.54%) Physics
9 127 (8.48%) DevOps
10 119 (7.94%) Analytics
11 117 (7.81%) Scrum
12 116 (7.74%) Continuous Integration
13 113 (7.54%) TDD
14 111 (7.41%) SDLC
15 106 (7.08%) ITIL
16 105 (7.01%) Microservices
17 90 (6.01%) MVC
18 85 (5.67%) Unit Testing
19 80 (5.34%) Test Automation
20 77 (5.14%) Business Analysis
Programming Languages
1 343 (22.90%) C#
2 314 (20.96%) SQL
3 290 (19.36%) Python
4 281 (18.76%) JavaScript
5 278 (18.56%) Java
6 192 (12.82%) C++
7 141 (9.41%) C
8 71 (4.74%) PHP
9 61 (4.07%) R
10 50 (3.34%) MATLAB
11 26 (1.74%) PowerShell
12 25 (1.67%) Bash Shell
13 21 (1.40%) Scala
14 20 (1.34%) Apex Code
14 20 (1.34%) Java 8
15 17 (1.13%) Go
15 17 (1.13%) VB.NET
16 16 (1.07%) Embedded C
16 16 (1.07%) T-SQL
17 15 (1.00%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 468 (31.24%) Computer Science Degree
2 59 (3.94%) Numerate Degree
3 50 (3.34%) Cisco Certification
4 36 (2.40%) CCIE
4 36 (2.40%) DBS Check
5 33 (2.20%) Microsoft Certification
6 30 (2.00%) PMP
7 29 (1.94%) PMI Certification
8 28 (1.87%) CISSP
9 26 (1.74%) ISEB
10 25 (1.67%) Master's Degree
11 22 (1.47%) CCIE Routing and Switching
11 22 (1.47%) CCIE Service Provider
12 21 (1.40%) MCITP
12 21 (1.40%) Security Cleared
13 20 (1.34%) CISM
14 19 (1.27%) MCSE
14 19 (1.27%) PhD
15 17 (1.13%) HND
16 14 (0.93%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 78 (5.21%) QA
2 25 (1.67%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 24 (1.60%) NIST
4 23 (1.54%) Data Quality
5 21 (1.40%) PMO
6 13 (0.87%) NCSC
7 12 (0.80%) SLA
8 11 (0.73%) COBIT
9 9 (0.60%) ISO 9001
10 7 (0.47%) ISO 22301
11 6 (0.40%) ISO 13485
12 4 (0.27%) Sarbanes-Oxley
13 3 (0.20%) GDPR
13 3 (0.20%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
13 3 (0.20%) PCI DSS
14 2 (0.13%) Cyber Essentials
14 2 (0.13%) NIST 800
15 1 (0.067%) HAZOP
15 1 (0.067%) ISO 14001
15 1 (0.067%) ITGC
System Software
1 152 (10.15%) Docker
2 62 (4.14%) Active Directory
3 58 (3.87%) VMware Infrastructure
4 33 (2.20%) Firmware
5 24 (1.60%) Virtual Servers
6 11 (0.73%) Virtual Machines
7 8 (0.53%) Hyper-V
8 7 (0.47%) iptables
9 6 (0.40%) VMware ESXi
10 5 (0.33%) NFS
11 3 (0.20%) Microsoft App-V
11 3 (0.20%) Snort
12 2 (0.13%) VirtualBox
12 2 (0.13%) Xen
13 1 (0.067%) Apache Flume
13 1 (0.067%) Ceph
13 1 (0.067%) vCloud
13 1 (0.067%) VMware Workstation
Systems Management
1 100 (6.68%) Kubernetes
2 38 (2.54%) Ansible
2 38 (2.54%) Puppet
3 30 (2.00%) Terraform
4 14 (0.93%) Opscode Chef
4 14 (0.93%) SCCM
4 14 (0.93%) Single Sign-On
5 13 (0.87%) Docker Swarm
6 10 (0.67%) vRealize
7 9 (0.60%) HP Quality Center
8 8 (0.53%) Kibana
9 6 (0.40%) Microsoft Intune
10 5 (0.33%) HP Data Protector
10 5 (0.33%) logstash
10 5 (0.33%) Microsoft Clustering
10 5 (0.33%) SCOM
11 4 (0.27%) Cisco UCCE
11 4 (0.27%) Prometheus
11 4 (0.27%) vCenter Server
11 4 (0.27%) vMotion
Vendors
1 195 (13.02%) Microsoft
2 94 (6.28%) SAP
3 91 (6.07%) Oracle
4 89 (5.94%) VMware
5 71 (4.74%) Google
6 65 (4.34%) Cisco
7 51 (3.40%) Salesforce.com
8 44 (2.94%) EMC
9 42 (2.80%) Dell
10 40 (2.67%) NetApp
11 26 (1.74%) Sage
12 14 (0.93%) Remedy
13 13 (0.87%) hybris
14 12 (0.80%) Adobe
14 12 (0.80%) Informatica
14 12 (0.80%) Juniper
15 11 (0.73%) Tableau
16 10 (0.67%) IBM
16 10 (0.67%) Sitecore
17 9 (0.60%) Veeam