The table below looks at the statistics for Degree in IT jobs advertised for the East of England region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Degree over the 3 months to 4 March 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
4 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Degree
Rank 12 8 10
Rank change year-on-year
-4 +2
Permanent jobs citing Degree 1164 1310 1258
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the East of England 16.00% 18.31% 15.27%
As % of the Qualifications category 49.55% 57.28% 53.17%
Number of salaries quoted 896 1076 993
Average salary £42,500 £40,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.25% +6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £27,950 £24,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £54,100 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,000
% change year-on-year
- +8.10%
Degree
England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Qualifications category in permanent jobs advertised in the East of England region.

Qualifications Category
East of England
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
2349 2287 2366
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the East of England 32.28% 31.96% 28.72%
Number of salaries quoted 1854 1801 1944
Average salary £43,500 £40,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+8.75% -
90% offered a salary of more than £27,000 £27,500 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £55,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -

Degree
Jobs Demand Trend in the East of England

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Degree across the East of England region as a proportion of the total demand within the Qualifications category.

Degree Jobs Demand Trend in the East of England

Degree
Salary Trend in the East of England

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Degree across the East of England region.

Degree Salary Trend in the East of England

Degree
Salary Histogram in the East of England

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Degree across the East of England region over the 3 months to 4 March 2015.

Degree Salary Histogram in the East of England

Degree
Job Locations in the East of England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Degree within the East of England region over the 3 months to 4 March 2015. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Average Salary
Last 3 Months
Average Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Cambridgeshire 0 545 £42,500 +6.25% 114
Hertfordshire -5 289 £44,000 +10.00% 40
Essex +5 179 £44,500 +4.70% 19
Suffolk -6 73 £35,000 -12.50% 15
Bedfordshire -22 60 £42,500 +13.33% 13
Norfolk -9 24 £31,000 +3.33% 4
Degree
England

Degree
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East of England

For the 6 months to 4 March 2015, IT jobs across the East of England region citing Degree also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited Degree.

1 928 (38.02%) Computer Science
2 684 (28.02%) SQL
3 659 (27.00%) Software Engineering
4 595 (24.38%) C#
5 549 (22.49%) .NET
6 494 (20.24%) Java
7 477 (19.54%) Agile Software Development
8 440 (18.03%) Microsoft
9 415 (17.00%) C++
10 407 (16.67%) JavaScript
11 400 (16.39%) Windows
12 387 (15.85%) Finance
13 383 (15.69%) C
14 380 (15.57%) Linux
15 377 (15.44%) HTML
16 367 (15.03%) Analytical Skills
17 365 (14.95%) SQL Server
18 319 (13.07%) Python
19 290 (11.88%) Mathematics
20 271 (11.10%) MS Excel
21 268 (10.98%) OO
22 263 (10.77%) Project Management
23 257 (10.53%) CSS
24 239 (9.79%) ASP.NET
25 218 (8.93%) jQuery
26 213 (8.73%) Oracle
27 210 (8.60%) UNIX
28 207 (8.48%) XML
29 186 (7.62%) MVC
30 182 (7.46%) ITIL

Degree
Top Related IT Skills in the East of England by Category

For the 6 months to 4 March 2015, IT jobs across the East of England region citing Degree also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited Degree. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 92 (3.77%) SharePoint
2 79 (3.24%) IIS
3 50 (2.05%) Tomcat
4 49 (2.01%) WebSphere
5 42 (1.72%) Apache
6 36 (1.47%) JBoss
7 30 (1.23%) MS Exchange
8 25 (1.02%) BizTalk Server
9 24 (0.98%) SAS
10 22 (0.90%) WebSphere Application Server
10 22 (0.90%) MQSeries
11 20 (0.82%) Exchange Server 2010
12 19 (0.78%) WebLogic
12 19 (0.78%) OpenEdge
13 18 (0.74%) Drupal
14 16 (0.66%) Adobe CQ
14 16 (0.66%) SharePoint 2013
15 14 (0.57%) Node.js
16 13 (0.53%) SharePoint 2010
17 12 (0.49%) OpenStack
Applications
1 271 (11.10%) MS Excel
2 113 (4.63%) MS Office
3 46 (1.88%) MS Visio
4 42 (1.72%) MS PowerPoint
5 40 (1.64%) MS Project
6 12 (0.49%) SPSS
7 9 (0.37%) Pro/ENGINEER
8 8 (0.33%) Photoshop
8 8 (0.33%) Mingle
9 7 (0.29%) Simulink
9 7 (0.29%) 3ds Max
10 6 (0.25%) Maya
10 6 (0.25%) Blender
11 5 (0.20%) XMetaL
11 5 (0.20%) CPLEX
12 4 (0.16%) Adobe Illustrator
13 3 (0.12%) TargetLink
13 3 (0.12%) S-PLUS
14 2 (0.082%) Fireworks
14 2 (0.082%) OmniGraffle
Business Applications
1 19 (0.78%) Dynamics CRM
2 9 (0.37%) assyst
3 8 (0.33%) Google Analytics
3 8 (0.33%) SAP CRM
4 7 (0.29%) SAP FI
4 7 (0.29%) SAP FI/CO
4 7 (0.29%) Cognos TM1
4 7 (0.29%) SAP CO
4 7 (0.29%) Cognos Business Intelligence
5 6 (0.25%) Oracle EBS
5 6 (0.25%) SAP SD
5 6 (0.25%) Agresso
6 5 (0.20%) Oracle Receivables
6 5 (0.20%) Oracle Assets
6 5 (0.20%) Oracle Internet Expenses
6 5 (0.20%) Oracle Payables
6 5 (0.20%) Oracle General Ledger
6 5 (0.20%) Magento
6 5 (0.20%) Oracle iProcurement
6 5 (0.20%) Oracle Financials
Cloud Services
1 35 (1.43%) Cloud Computing
2 20 (0.82%) SaaS
3 17 (0.70%) Office 365
3 17 (0.70%) Amazon AWS
4 12 (0.49%) Google Cloud Platform
5 9 (0.37%) Microsoft Azure
6 4 (0.16%) PaaS
6 4 (0.16%) IaaS
6 4 (0.16%) Google Apps
7 2 (0.082%) Amazon EC2
8 1 (0.041%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 142 (5.82%) Internet
2 91 (3.73%) TCP/IP
3 76 (3.11%) Firewall
4 75 (3.07%) Wireless
5 40 (1.64%) SAN
6 36 (1.47%) HTTP
7 35 (1.43%) DWDM
8 33 (1.35%) DSL
9 31 (1.27%) WAN
10 28 (1.15%) DNS
11 27 (1.11%) LAN
12 26 (1.07%) VPN
12 26 (1.07%) Network Security
13 20 (0.82%) Ethernet
14 16 (0.66%) Broadband
15 15 (0.61%) LTE
16 14 (0.57%) DHCP
17 13 (0.53%) VoIP
18 12 (0.49%) Intranet
19 10 (0.41%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 365 (14.95%) SQL Server
2 135 (5.53%) MySQL
3 129 (5.28%) Relational Database
4 98 (4.01%) SQL Server 2008
5 67 (2.74%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 62 (2.54%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 55 (2.25%) Data Warehouse
8 53 (2.17%) SQL Server 2012
9 51 (2.09%) RDBMS
10 46 (1.88%) SQL Server Analysis Services
11 39 (1.60%) Data Mining
12 24 (0.98%) Oracle Database
13 23 (0.94%) PostgreSQL
13 23 (0.94%) SQL Server 2005
14 22 (0.90%) Big Data
15 19 (0.78%) MS Access
16 18 (0.74%) NoSQL
17 16 (0.66%) DB2
17 16 (0.66%) OLAP
18 14 (0.57%) Neo4j
Development Applications
1 114 (4.67%) Visual Studio
2 96 (3.93%) Git (software)
3 85 (3.48%) Subversion
4 78 (3.20%) Maven
5 61 (2.50%) Selenium
6 57 (2.34%) Eclipse
7 49 (2.01%) Jenkins
8 40 (1.64%) Team Foundation Server
9 38 (1.56%) JUnit
10 33 (1.35%) JIRA
11 29 (1.19%) Ant
11 29 (1.19%) NUnit
12 25 (1.02%) QuickTest Pro
13 23 (0.94%) TeamCity
13 23 (0.94%) Octopus Deploy
14 20 (0.82%) LoadRunner
14 20 (0.82%) Rational DOORS
15 18 (0.74%) Atlassian Bamboo
16 15 (0.61%) Moq
16 15 (0.61%) SpecFlow
General
1 387 (15.85%) Finance
2 158 (6.47%) Telecoms
3 146 (5.98%) Electronics
4 118 (4.83%) Marketing
5 112 (4.59%) Retail
6 106 (4.34%) Banking
7 98 (4.01%) Manufacturing
8 51 (2.09%) Automotive
9 47 (1.93%) Games
10 42 (1.72%) Legal
11 33 (1.35%) Military
12 27 (1.11%) Aerospace
13 24 (0.98%) Pharmaceutical
13 24 (0.98%) Publishing
14 20 (0.82%) Law
15 18 (0.74%) French Language
16 16 (0.66%) Multimedia
17 15 (0.61%) Financial Institution
17 15 (0.61%) Back Office
18 12 (0.49%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 749 (30.68%) Developer
2 420 (17.21%) Software Engineer
3 307 (12.58%) Analyst
4 215 (8.81%) Graduate
5 211 (8.64%) Software Developer
6 146 (5.98%) Java Developer
7 142 (5.82%) Junior
8 125 (5.12%) Business Analyst
9 116 (4.75%) Test Engineer
10 109 (4.47%) Project Manager
11 104 (4.26%) Graduate Developer
12 97 (3.97%) Consultant
13 95 (3.89%) Junior Developer
14 94 (3.85%) C# Developer
15 93 (3.81%) Senior Developer
16 84 (3.44%) .NET Developer
17 78 (3.20%) Programmer
18 67 (2.74%) Software Test Engineer
19 61 (2.50%) Web Developer
20 60 (2.46%) Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 549 (22.49%) .NET
2 377 (15.44%) HTML
3 257 (10.53%) CSS
4 239 (9.79%) ASP.NET
5 218 (8.93%) jQuery
6 207 (8.48%) XML
7 172 (7.05%) Web Services
8 118 (4.83%) HTML5
9 91 (3.73%) SOAP
10 82 (3.36%) Spring
10 82 (3.36%) Ajax
11 81 (3.32%) WCF
12 77 (3.15%) ASP.NET MVC
13 70 (2.87%) .NET Framework
14 63 (2.58%) J2EE
15 53 (2.17%) Hibernate
16 51 (2.09%) REST
17 50 (2.05%) JDBC
18 46 (1.88%) JSP
18 46 (1.88%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 928 (38.02%) Computer Science
2 367 (15.03%) Analytical Skills
3 290 (11.88%) Mathematics
4 117 (4.79%) Management Information System
5 113 (4.63%) User Experience
6 109 (4.47%) Algorithms
7 92 (3.77%) Physics
8 60 (2.46%) Embedded Systems
9 53 (2.17%) Open Source
10 52 (2.13%) Cryptography
11 49 (2.01%) Statistics
12 48 (1.97%) Mobile App
13 46 (1.88%) Internet of Things
14 37 (1.52%) Client/Server
15 33 (1.35%) Device Driver
15 33 (1.35%) Informatics
15 33 (1.35%) Enterprise Software
16 30 (1.23%) N-Tier
17 28 (1.15%) Chemistry
18 27 (1.11%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 400 (16.39%) Windows
2 380 (15.57%) Linux
3 210 (8.60%) UNIX
4 116 (4.75%) Android
5 79 (3.24%) Apple iOS
6 44 (1.80%) Windows Server 2008
7 39 (1.60%) HPUX
7 39 (1.60%) Solaris
8 35 (1.43%) Windows 7
9 27 (1.11%) AIX
10 24 (0.98%) Debian
11 22 (0.90%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
12 17 (0.70%) Embedded Linux
13 14 (0.57%) Windows Server 2012
14 13 (0.53%) Windows XP
15 11 (0.45%) Windows Server 2003
16 9 (0.37%) Windows 8
17 6 (0.25%) Mac OS X
18 4 (0.16%) Windows CE
18 4 (0.16%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 659 (27.00%) Software Engineering
2 477 (19.54%) Agile Software Development
3 268 (10.98%) OO
4 263 (10.77%) Project Management
5 186 (7.62%) MVC
6 182 (7.46%) ITIL
7 165 (6.76%) Scrum
8 136 (5.57%) PRINCE2
9 114 (4.67%) Mentoring
10 111 (4.55%) TDD
11 103 (4.22%) Business Intelligence
12 99 (4.06%) E-Commerce
12 99 (4.06%) Web Development
12 99 (4.06%) Business Analysis
13 98 (4.01%) Unit Testing
14 97 (3.97%) Analytics
15 94 (3.85%) Line Management
16 92 (3.77%) Workflow
17 86 (3.52%) Validation
18 83 (3.40%) Risk Management
Programming Languages
1 684 (28.02%) SQL
2 595 (24.38%) C#
3 494 (20.24%) Java
4 415 (17.00%) C++
5 407 (16.67%) JavaScript
6 383 (15.69%) C
7 319 (13.07%) Python
8 126 (5.16%) PHP
9 116 (4.75%) Perl
10 64 (2.62%) T-SQL
11 60 (2.46%) VB
12 59 (2.42%) VB.NET
13 57 (2.34%) MATLAB
14 45 (1.84%) Shell Script
15 41 (1.68%) Objective-C
15 41 (1.68%) VBA
16 40 (1.64%) Embedded C
17 36 (1.47%) PL/SQL
18 31 (1.27%) PowerShell
19 28 (1.15%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 105 (4.30%) ISEB
2 91 (3.73%) Security Cleared
3 61 (2.50%) Microsoft Certification
4 55 (2.25%) SC Cleared
5 52 (2.13%) ISTQB
6 51 (2.09%) VCP4
7 40 (1.64%) PhD
8 39 (1.60%) PMI Certification
9 34 (1.39%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
10 31 (1.27%) Cisco Certification
10 31 (1.27%) ITIL Certification
11 30 (1.23%) CISSP
12 28 (1.15%) PRINCE2 Certification
13 27 (1.11%) CCNA
14 24 (0.98%) Sun Certification
15 21 (0.86%) CISM
16 20 (0.82%) Postgraduate
16 20 (0.82%) HND
16 20 (0.82%) MCP
17 19 (0.78%) APMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 147 (6.02%) QA
2 57 (2.34%) ISO 9001
3 44 (1.80%) ISO 9000
4 33 (1.35%) SLA
5 25 (1.02%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 21 (0.86%) PCI DSS
7 14 (0.57%) ISO 8583
8 7 (0.29%) IEC 61508
9 5 (0.20%) Data Quality
9 5 (0.20%) DO-178B
9 5 (0.20%) JTAG
10 3 (0.12%) JSP 440
10 3 (0.12%) Sarbanes-Oxley
10 3 (0.12%) WCAG
11 2 (0.082%) COBIT
11 2 (0.082%) 21 CFR Part 11
11 2 (0.082%) GMP
12 1 (0.041%) GLP
System Software
1 105 (4.30%) Active Directory
2 80 (3.28%) VMware Infrastructure
3 34 (1.39%) Firmware
4 13 (0.53%) XenApp
4 13 (0.53%) Xen
5 11 (0.45%) VirtualBox
6 8 (0.33%) XenServer
7 7 (0.29%) KVM
7 7 (0.29%) Postfix
7 7 (0.29%) Hyper-V
7 7 (0.29%) VMware Server
8 5 (0.20%) Docker
8 5 (0.20%) LXC
8 5 (0.20%) VMware ESX
9 3 (0.12%) vSphere
9 3 (0.12%) Terminal Services
9 3 (0.12%) Snort
10 2 (0.082%) Squid
10 2 (0.082%) NFS
10 2 (0.082%) Ceph
Systems Management
1 21 (0.86%) HP Quality Center
2 13 (0.53%) Puppet
3 8 (0.33%) Ansible
4 6 (0.25%) Tivoli
4 6 (0.25%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
4 6 (0.25%) Nagios
5 5 (0.20%) Mesos
5 5 (0.20%) Opscode Chef
6 4 (0.16%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
6 4 (0.16%) SCCM
7 3 (0.12%) Munin
7 3 (0.12%) Unicenter
8 2 (0.082%) Backup Exec
8 2 (0.082%) Vagrant
8 2 (0.082%) SCOrch
8 2 (0.082%) Salt
9 1 (0.041%) Data Guard
9 1 (0.041%) MOM
9 1 (0.041%) Norton AntiVirus
9 1 (0.041%) WSUS
Vendors
1 440 (18.03%) Microsoft
2 213 (8.73%) Oracle
3 102 (4.18%) VMware
4 69 (2.83%) IBM
5 67 (2.74%) Cisco
6 64 (2.62%) SAP
7 55 (2.25%) Citrix
7 55 (2.25%) HP
8 31 (1.27%) Google
9 25 (1.02%) Sun
10 21 (0.86%) Cognos
10 21 (0.86%) NetApp
11 20 (0.82%) Red Hat
12 19 (0.78%) Salesforce.com
13 18 (0.74%) TOWER Software
13 18 (0.74%) Sitecore
14 16 (0.66%) Business Objects
14 16 (0.66%) Tableau
15 14 (0.57%) Adobe
16 13 (0.53%) Perforce
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