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 1 April 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
1 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Degree
Rank 13 8 10
Rank change year-on-year
-5 +2
Permanent jobs citing Degree 1148 1473 1375
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the East of England 15.39% 17.97% 15.91%
As % of the Qualifications category 52.66% 58.83% 55.40%
Number of salaries quoted 908 1204 1099
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 £27,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £54,000 £54,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
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
2180 2504 2482
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the East of England 29.23% 30.56% 28.72%
Number of salaries quoted 1720 2001 2039
Average salary £44,000 £40,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+10.00% -
90% offered a salary of more than £27,000 £27,500 £27,500
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 1 April 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 1 April 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 0 510 £42,500 +6.25% 116
Hertfordshire -6 292 £42,500 +6.25% 52
Essex +3 175 £45,000 - 15
Suffolk +5 97 £40,000 - 8
Bedfordshire -29 56 £42,500 +13.33% 7
Norfolk -10 22 £26,875 -2.27% 4
Degree
England

Degree
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East of England

For the 6 months to 1 April 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.

1 874 (36.69%) Computer Science
2 649 (27.25%) SQL
3 631 (26.49%) Software Engineering
4 582 (24.43%) C#
5 515 (21.62%) .NET
6 488 (20.49%) Agile Software Development
7 462 (19.40%) Java
8 438 (18.39%) Microsoft
9 413 (17.34%) C++
10 407 (17.09%) JavaScript
11 389 (16.33%) Windows
12 385 (16.16%) HTML
13 376 (15.79%) C
14 366 (15.37%) SQL Server
15 357 (14.99%) Linux
16 355 (14.90%) Finance
17 350 (14.69%) Analytical Skills
18 307 (12.89%) Python
19 286 (12.01%) MS Excel
20 279 (11.71%) Mathematics
21 265 (11.13%) CSS
22 258 (10.83%) Project Management
23 248 (10.41%) OO
24 228 (9.57%) ASP.NET
25 214 (8.98%) jQuery
26 196 (8.23%) Oracle
26 196 (8.23%) MVC
27 195 (8.19%) XML
28 189 (7.93%) ITIL
29 181 (7.60%) UNIX

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

For the 6 months to 1 April 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
1 114 (4.79%) SharePoint
2 69 (2.90%) IIS
3 47 (1.97%) Tomcat
3 47 (1.97%) WebSphere
4 44 (1.85%) Apache
5 37 (1.55%) MS Exchange
6 31 (1.30%) JBoss
7 29 (1.22%) SAS
8 28 (1.18%) BizTalk Server
8 28 (1.18%) Exchange Server 2010
8 28 (1.18%) SharePoint 2013
9 26 (1.09%) SharePoint 2010
10 21 (0.88%) WebLogic
11 19 (0.80%) MQSeries
12 17 (0.71%) WebSphere Application Server
13 16 (0.67%) Node.js
14 15 (0.63%) SharePoint Server
15 13 (0.55%) OpenStack
15 13 (0.55%) Lync
15 13 (0.55%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 286 (12.01%) MS Excel
2 116 (4.87%) MS Office
3 47 (1.97%) MS Visio
4 44 (1.85%) MS Project
5 43 (1.81%) MS PowerPoint
6 13 (0.55%) SPSS
7 11 (0.46%) Pro/ENGINEER
8 10 (0.42%) Photoshop
9 7 (0.29%) Simulink
10 6 (0.25%) Adobe Illustrator
11 5 (0.21%) Blender
11 5 (0.21%) Mingle
11 5 (0.21%) CPLEX
11 5 (0.21%) Maya
11 5 (0.21%) 3ds Max
12 3 (0.13%) S-PLUS
13 2 (0.084%) XMetaL
13 2 (0.084%) Fireworks
13 2 (0.084%) AutoCAD
13 2 (0.084%) OmniGraffle
Business Applications
1 17 (0.71%) Dynamics CRM
2 12 (0.50%) assyst
3 8 (0.34%) Cognos Business Intelligence
3 8 (0.34%) SAP CRM
4 6 (0.25%) SAP FI/CO
4 6 (0.25%) SAP FI
4 6 (0.25%) SAP SD
4 6 (0.25%) SAP CO
5 5 (0.21%) SAP ERP
6 4 (0.17%) Dynamics NAV
6 4 (0.17%) Cognos TM1
6 4 (0.17%) Oracle EBS
7 3 (0.13%) Oracle CRM
7 3 (0.13%) Agresso
7 3 (0.13%) Sage CRM
7 3 (0.13%) Magento
7 3 (0.13%) SalesLogix
7 3 (0.13%) Remedy ITSM
7 3 (0.13%) Google Analytics
8 2 (0.084%) Oracle General Ledger
Cloud Services
1 37 (1.55%) Cloud Computing
2 30 (1.26%) SaaS
3 22 (0.92%) Office 365
4 17 (0.71%) Amazon AWS
5 12 (0.50%) Google Cloud Platform
6 8 (0.34%) Microsoft Azure
7 4 (0.17%) PaaS
7 4 (0.17%) IaaS
8 3 (0.13%) Basecamp
9 2 (0.084%) Google Apps
9 2 (0.084%) Amazon EC2
Communications & Networking
1 131 (5.50%) Internet
2 85 (3.57%) TCP/IP
3 76 (3.19%) Wireless
4 73 (3.06%) Firewall
5 37 (1.55%) HTTP
6 34 (1.43%) DWDM
6 34 (1.43%) DSL
7 33 (1.39%) SAN
8 29 (1.22%) VPN
9 28 (1.18%) WAN
10 26 (1.09%) DNS
10 26 (1.09%) Network Security
11 23 (0.97%) LAN
12 20 (0.84%) Broadband
13 17 (0.71%) Ethernet
14 15 (0.63%) LTE
15 14 (0.59%) DHCP
16 11 (0.46%) VoIP
16 11 (0.46%) SSL
16 11 (0.46%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 366 (15.37%) SQL Server
2 130 (5.46%) MySQL
3 117 (4.91%) Relational Database
4 87 (3.65%) SQL Server 2008
5 67 (2.81%) SQL Server 2012
6 60 (2.52%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 58 (2.43%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 55 (2.31%) Data Warehouse
9 45 (1.89%) SQL Server Analysis Services
10 40 (1.68%) RDBMS
11 35 (1.47%) Data Mining
12 29 (1.22%) PostgreSQL
13 26 (1.09%) SQL Server 2005
14 25 (1.05%) Oracle Database
15 22 (0.92%) NoSQL
16 21 (0.88%) Big Data
17 20 (0.84%) MS Access
18 16 (0.67%) DB2
19 15 (0.63%) MongoDB
20 13 (0.55%) Crystal Reports
Development Applications
1 92 (3.86%) Visual Studio
2 88 (3.69%) Git (software)
3 74 (3.11%) Maven
4 71 (2.98%) Selenium
5 69 (2.90%) Subversion
6 54 (2.27%) Eclipse
7 52 (2.18%) Team Foundation Server
8 51 (2.14%) Jenkins
9 33 (1.39%) JUnit
9 33 (1.39%) NUnit
10 30 (1.26%) JIRA
11 26 (1.09%) QuickTest Pro
11 26 (1.09%) Octopus Deploy
12 25 (1.05%) Ant
13 21 (0.88%) LoadRunner
13 21 (0.88%) SpecFlow
13 21 (0.88%) Moq
14 17 (0.71%) TeamCity
15 15 (0.63%) Rational DOORS
16 14 (0.59%) Atlassian Bamboo
General
1 355 (14.90%) Finance
2 156 (6.55%) Electronics
3 155 (6.51%) Telecoms
4 112 (4.70%) Marketing
5 107 (4.49%) Retail
6 96 (4.03%) Banking
7 95 (3.99%) Manufacturing
8 51 (2.14%) Automotive
9 44 (1.85%) Games
10 40 (1.68%) Legal
11 33 (1.39%) Military
12 26 (1.09%) Aerospace
13 23 (0.97%) Pharmaceutical
14 19 (0.80%) French Language
15 18 (0.76%) Law
15 18 (0.76%) Publishing
16 16 (0.67%) Financial Institution
17 13 (0.55%) Back Office
17 13 (0.55%) Multimedia
18 12 (0.50%) German Language
Job Titles
1 741 (31.11%) Developer
2 415 (17.42%) Software Engineer
3 293 (12.30%) Analyst
4 205 (8.61%) Software Developer
5 198 (8.31%) Graduate
6 144 (6.05%) Java Developer
7 121 (5.08%) Junior
8 120 (5.04%) Business Analyst
9 114 (4.79%) Project Manager
10 110 (4.62%) Test Engineer
11 104 (4.37%) Senior Developer
12 98 (4.11%) Consultant
13 95 (3.99%) Graduate Developer
14 94 (3.95%) .NET Developer
15 93 (3.90%) C# Developer
16 83 (3.48%) Junior Developer
17 75 (3.15%) Programmer
18 63 (2.64%) Software Test Engineer
19 60 (2.52%) Web Developer
20 57 (2.39%) Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 515 (21.62%) .NET
2 385 (16.16%) HTML
3 265 (11.13%) CSS
4 228 (9.57%) ASP.NET
5 214 (8.98%) jQuery
6 195 (8.19%) XML
7 165 (6.93%) Web Services
8 120 (5.04%) HTML5
9 83 (3.48%) ASP.NET MVC
10 80 (3.36%) SOAP
11 79 (3.32%) Spring
12 74 (3.11%) Ajax
13 71 (2.98%) .NET Framework
14 69 (2.90%) WCF
15 65 (2.73%) J2EE
16 55 (2.31%) Hibernate
17 48 (2.02%) JDBC
18 47 (1.97%) CSS3
19 46 (1.93%) XSLT
19 46 (1.93%) JSON
Miscellaneous
1 874 (36.69%) Computer Science
2 350 (14.69%) Analytical Skills
3 279 (11.71%) Mathematics
4 126 (5.29%) Management Information System
5 111 (4.66%) Algorithms
6 95 (3.99%) User Experience
7 86 (3.61%) Physics
8 59 (2.48%) Embedded Systems
9 55 (2.31%) Statistics
10 54 (2.27%) Cryptography
11 52 (2.18%) Open Source
12 48 (2.02%) Mobile App
13 47 (1.97%) Internet of Things
14 32 (1.34%) Device Driver
15 31 (1.30%) Client/Server
15 31 (1.30%) Enterprise Software
16 29 (1.22%) N-Tier
16 29 (1.22%) Informatics
16 29 (1.22%) Chemistry
17 28 (1.18%) Robotics
Operating Systems
1 389 (16.33%) Windows
2 357 (14.99%) Linux
3 181 (7.60%) UNIX
4 102 (4.28%) Android
5 73 (3.06%) Apple iOS
6 44 (1.85%) Windows Server 2008
7 33 (1.39%) Solaris
8 31 (1.30%) HPUX
9 30 (1.26%) Windows 7
10 22 (0.92%) AIX
10 22 (0.92%) Debian
11 21 (0.88%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
12 17 (0.71%) Embedded Linux
13 15 (0.63%) Windows Server 2012
14 14 (0.59%) Windows XP
15 13 (0.55%) Windows Server 2003
16 6 (0.25%) Mac OS X
16 6 (0.25%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
17 5 (0.21%) Windows 8
18 4 (0.17%) Windows CE
Processes & Methodologies
1 631 (26.49%) Software Engineering
2 488 (20.49%) Agile Software Development
3 258 (10.83%) Project Management
4 248 (10.41%) OO
5 196 (8.23%) MVC
6 189 (7.93%) ITIL
7 178 (7.47%) Scrum
8 142 (5.96%) PRINCE2
9 115 (4.83%) TDD
10 109 (4.58%) Business Intelligence
10 109 (4.58%) Mentoring
11 104 (4.37%) Business Analysis
12 101 (4.24%) Unit Testing
13 100 (4.20%) Workflow
14 97 (4.07%) E-Commerce
15 92 (3.86%) Analytics
16 91 (3.82%) Web Development
17 89 (3.74%) Time Management
18 83 (3.48%) Line Management
19 80 (3.36%) Data Analysis
Programming Languages
1 649 (27.25%) SQL
2 582 (24.43%) C#
3 462 (19.40%) Java
4 413 (17.34%) C++
5 407 (17.09%) JavaScript
6 376 (15.79%) C
7 307 (12.89%) Python
8 115 (4.83%) PHP
9 113 (4.74%) Perl
10 65 (2.73%) MATLAB
11 63 (2.64%) VB
12 61 (2.56%) T-SQL
13 55 (2.31%) VB.NET
14 45 (1.89%) Objective-C
15 44 (1.85%) Embedded C
15 44 (1.85%) VBA
16 39 (1.64%) Shell Script
17 33 (1.39%) Embedded C++
18 32 (1.34%) PL/SQL
19 31 (1.30%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 105 (4.41%) Security Cleared
2 95 (3.99%) ISEB
3 68 (2.85%) Microsoft Certification
4 63 (2.64%) SC Cleared
5 45 (1.89%) ISTQB
6 40 (1.68%) PMI Certification
7 38 (1.60%) PRINCE2 Certification
7 38 (1.60%) PhD
8 30 (1.26%) CISSP
8 30 (1.26%) ITIL Certification
9 29 (1.22%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
10 27 (1.13%) MCSE
11 23 (0.97%) MCP
12 22 (0.92%) CISM
13 21 (0.88%) Cisco Certification
14 20 (0.84%) CCNA
15 19 (0.80%) HND
16 18 (0.76%) Postgraduate
16 18 (0.76%) Sun Certification
17 16 (0.67%) APMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 147 (6.17%) QA
2 54 (2.27%) ISO 9001
3 45 (1.89%) ISO 9000
4 33 (1.39%) SLA
5 26 (1.09%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 20 (0.84%) PCI DSS
7 14 (0.59%) ISO 8583
8 5 (0.21%) IEC 61508
8 5 (0.21%) DO-178B
9 4 (0.17%) JTAG
10 3 (0.13%) COBIT
10 3 (0.13%) Sarbanes-Oxley
10 3 (0.13%) 21 CFR Part 11
10 3 (0.13%) GMP
11 2 (0.084%) ISO 9002
11 2 (0.084%) ISO 14001
11 2 (0.084%) JSP 440
11 2 (0.084%) Data Quality
12 1 (0.042%) GLP
System Software
1 100 (4.20%) Active Directory
2 84 (3.53%) VMware Infrastructure
3 28 (1.18%) Firmware
4 13 (0.55%) XenApp
5 11 (0.46%) VirtualBox
6 10 (0.42%) Hyper-V
6 10 (0.42%) Xen
7 7 (0.29%) Postfix
7 7 (0.29%) VMware Server
7 7 (0.29%) KVM
8 5 (0.21%) Docker
8 5 (0.21%) LXC
8 5 (0.21%) Slurm Workload Manager
9 4 (0.17%) vSphere
9 4 (0.17%) iptables
9 4 (0.17%) VMware ESX
10 3 (0.13%) Snort
10 3 (0.13%) XenServer
11 2 (0.084%) NFS
11 2 (0.084%) Squid
Systems Management
1 16 (0.67%) HP Quality Center
2 11 (0.46%) Puppet
3 8 (0.34%) Ansible
4 6 (0.25%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
4 6 (0.25%) Nagios
5 5 (0.21%) Backup Exec
5 5 (0.21%) Mesos
5 5 (0.21%) Opscode Chef
6 4 (0.17%) SCCM
6 4 (0.17%) Tivoli
7 3 (0.13%) Unicenter
8 2 (0.084%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
8 2 (0.084%) Norton AntiVirus
8 2 (0.084%) SCOrch
8 2 (0.084%) Vagrant
8 2 (0.084%) Munin
8 2 (0.084%) Salt
9 1 (0.042%) Data Guard
9 1 (0.042%) MOM
Vendors
1 438 (18.39%) Microsoft
2 196 (8.23%) Oracle
3 99 (4.16%) VMware
4 63 (2.64%) SAP
5 60 (2.52%) Citrix
6 56 (2.35%) Cisco
6 56 (2.35%) IBM
7 50 (2.10%) HP
8 28 (1.18%) Google
9 24 (1.01%) Sitecore
10 20 (0.84%) NetApp
11 19 (0.80%) Red Hat
11 19 (0.80%) TOWER Software
12 18 (0.76%) Adobe
13 17 (0.71%) Sun
14 15 (0.63%) Cognos
15 14 (0.59%) Perforce
15 14 (0.59%) Salesforce.com
16 13 (0.55%) CheckPoint
16 13 (0.55%) Tableau
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