Period
to 5 December 2019

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Buckinghamshire with a requirement for Degree qualifications. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered over the 6 months to 5 December 2019 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Academic Degree
South East > Buckinghamshire
6 months to
5 Dec 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 14 20 18
Rank change year-on-year +6 -2 -2
Permanent jobs citing Degree 234 231 327
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Buckinghamshire 10.98% 9.36% 11.38%
As % of the Qualifications category 50.11% 42.39% 51.50%
Number of salaries quoted 194 223 315
Buckinghamshire median annual salary £47,500 £42,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +13.10% +12.00% -6.25%
10th Percentile £27,500 £22,800 £21,250
90th Percentile £62,050 £68,750 £58,250
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 Buckinghamshire with a requirement for academic qualifications or professional certifications.

All Academic and Professional Certifications
Buckinghamshire
Permanent vacancies requiring academic qualifications or professional certifications 467 545 635
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Buckinghamshire 21.90% 22.09% 22.09%
Number of salaries quoted 345 420 499
Buckinghamshire median annual salary £50,000 £45,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +11.11% +5.88% +3.03%
10th Percentile £27,200 £24,000 £21,250
90th Percentile £70,000 £70,000 £65,000
South East median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year +5.56% - -

Degree
Job Vacancy Trend in Buckinghamshire

Job postings citing Degree as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Buckinghamshire.

Job vacancy trend for Degree in Buckinghamshire

Degree
Salary Trend in Buckinghamshire

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

Salary trend for Degree in Buckinghamshire

Degree
Salary Histogram in Buckinghamshire

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Degree in Buckinghamshire over the 6 months to 5 December 2019.

Salary histogram for Degree in Buckinghamshire

Degree
Job Locations in Buckinghamshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Degree within the Buckinghamshire region over the 6 months to 5 December 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
Milton Keynes +5 159 £45,000 +12.50% 21
Amersham -5 16 £38,750 -22.50% 2
Buckingham +4 13 £52,500 - 3
High Wycombe +3 13 £52,500 +87.50% 7
Aylesbury +19 10 £40,000 +25.98% 5
Gerrards Cross +11 5 £60,000 +140.00%
Marlow -10 2 - - 4
Bletchley - 1 £65,000 -
Degree
South East

For the 6 months to 5 December 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 Buckinghamshire region with a requirement for Degree.

1 91 (38.89%) Computer Science
2 51 (21.79%) Agile Software Development
2 51 (21.79%) Computer Science Degree
3 50 (21.37%) Problem-Solving
4 49 (20.94%) Finance
5 47 (20.09%) Python
6 46 (19.66%) C#
7 40 (17.09%) Retail
8 37 (15.81%) Software Engineering
8 37 (15.81%) SaaS
9 35 (14.96%) JavaScript
10 34 (14.53%) HTML
10 34 (14.53%) .NET
11 31 (13.25%) Project Management
12 30 (12.82%) SQL
12 30 (12.82%) C
12 30 (12.82%) ITIL
12 30 (12.82%) Business Analysis
13 29 (12.39%) Java
13 29 (12.39%) Microsoft
14 28 (11.97%) SAN
14 28 (11.97%) Technical Architecture
15 27 (11.54%) Data Protection
15 27 (11.54%) C++
15 27 (11.54%) Oracle
15 27 (11.54%) CSS
16 26 (11.11%) Architectural Design
17 25 (10.68%) Cisco Certification
17 25 (10.68%) VMware
17 25 (10.68%) Data Integration

Degree
Co-occurring IT Skills in Buckinghamshire 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 8 (3.42%) CMS
2 5 (2.14%) Apache
3 4 (1.71%) GeoServer
3 4 (1.71%) Smallworld
4 3 (1.28%) SharePoint
5 2 (0.85%) CICS
5 2 (0.85%) Confluence
5 2 (0.85%) Jetty
5 2 (0.85%) nginx
5 2 (0.85%) SAS
5 2 (0.85%) Tomcat
5 2 (0.85%) WebSphere
6 1 (0.43%) Apache Spark
6 1 (0.43%) WordPress
Applications
1 16 (6.84%) Microsoft Excel
2 13 (5.56%) Microsoft Office
3 7 (2.99%) Sketch
4 5 (2.14%) Microsoft PowerPoint
5 2 (0.85%) Simulink
6 1 (0.43%) Notepad++
6 1 (0.43%) SOLIDWORKS
6 1 (0.43%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 7 (2.99%) Remedy ITSM
2 1 (0.43%) Cognos TM1
2 1 (0.43%) Dynamics AX
2 1 (0.43%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (0.43%) NetSuite
Cloud Services
1 37 (15.81%) SaaS
2 13 (5.56%) AWS
3 11 (4.70%) Azure
4 10 (4.27%) GitHub
5 9 (3.85%) Office 365
6 7 (2.99%) Adobe Creative Cloud
7 3 (1.28%) Dynamics 365
7 3 (1.28%) Power Platform
8 2 (0.85%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 28 (11.97%) SAN
2 22 (9.40%) LAN
3 19 (8.12%) Internet
3 19 (8.12%) WAN
4 16 (6.84%) DHCP
4 16 (6.84%) DNS
4 16 (6.84%) IMAP
4 16 (6.84%) SMTP
5 12 (5.13%) SNMP
6 8 (3.42%) Wireless
7 7 (2.99%) Bluetooth
8 4 (1.71%) GPON
9 3 (1.28%) Network Security
10 2 (0.85%) LTE
10 2 (0.85%) MPLS
11 1 (0.43%) BGP
11 1 (0.43%) Intranet
11 1 (0.43%) OSPF
11 1 (0.43%) TCP/IP
11 1 (0.43%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 20 (8.55%) SQL Server
2 12 (5.13%) Relational Database
3 11 (4.70%) PostgreSQL
4 8 (3.42%) NoSQL
5 7 (2.99%) MariaDB
6 6 (2.56%) Big Data
7 5 (2.14%) GIS
7 5 (2.14%) MySQL
7 5 (2.14%) Qlik Sense
7 5 (2.14%) QlikView
8 4 (1.71%) QGIS
9 3 (1.28%) Power BI
10 2 (0.85%) DB2
10 2 (0.85%) Oracle Database
10 2 (0.85%) Redis
10 2 (0.85%) SQL Server Reporting Services
11 1 (0.43%) Couchbase
11 1 (0.43%) Hadoop
11 1 (0.43%) Pentaho
11 1 (0.43%) Spotfire
Development Applications
1 8 (3.42%) JIRA
2 6 (2.56%) Git (software)
2 6 (2.56%) JUnit
2 6 (2.56%) Team Foundation Server
2 6 (2.56%) Visual Studio
3 5 (2.14%) NUnit
3 5 (2.14%) Subversion
4 4 (1.71%) Jenkins
5 3 (1.28%) Eclipse
6 2 (0.85%) Cucumber
6 2 (0.85%) Gradle
6 2 (0.85%) HP UFT
6 2 (0.85%) Maven
6 2 (0.85%) Mockito
6 2 (0.85%) Selenium
6 2 (0.85%) Sonatype Nexus
6 2 (0.85%) XPEDITER
7 1 (0.43%) LabVIEW
7 1 (0.43%) Mercurial
7 1 (0.43%) Rational DOORS
General
1 49 (20.94%) Finance
2 40 (17.09%) Retail
3 24 (10.26%) Electronics
3 24 (10.26%) Legal
4 23 (9.83%) Automotive
5 12 (5.13%) Telecoms
6 8 (3.42%) Advertising
7 7 (2.99%) Banking
8 6 (2.56%) Marketing
9 3 (1.28%) Manufacturing
10 2 (0.85%) Games
10 2 (0.85%) Pharmaceutical
10 2 (0.85%) Public Sector
11 1 (0.43%) Financial Institution
11 1 (0.43%) General Ledger
11 1 (0.43%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 54 (23.08%) Developer
2 43 (18.38%) Architect
3 36 (15.38%) Solutions Architect
4 24 (10.26%) Analyst
4 24 (10.26%) Junior
5 22 (9.40%) Support Engineer
6 20 (8.55%) IT Engineer
6 20 (8.55%) IT Support
7 19 (8.12%) .NET Developer
7 19 (8.12%) IT Support Engineer
8 18 (7.69%) IT Architect
8 18 (7.69%) Junior Developer
9 17 (7.26%) Firmware Engineer
10 14 (5.98%) Graduate
10 14 (5.98%) Infrastructure Architect
10 14 (5.98%) Software Engineer
11 13 (5.56%) Project Manager
12 12 (5.13%) Design Engineer
12 12 (5.13%) Junior .NET Developer
12 12 (5.13%) Senior Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 34 (14.53%) .NET
1 34 (14.53%) HTML
2 27 (11.54%) CSS
3 17 (7.26%) HTML5
4 16 (6.84%) LDAP
5 13 (5.56%) ASP.NET
6 11 (4.70%) CSS3
6 11 (4.70%) Node.js
6 11 (4.70%) REST
6 11 (4.70%) XML
7 10 (4.27%) AngularJS
7 10 (4.27%) Hibernate
7 10 (4.27%) jQuery
7 10 (4.27%) Spring
8 9 (3.85%) Web Services
9 8 (3.42%) JSON
10 5 (2.14%) Ajax
10 5 (2.14%) ASP.NET Web Forms
10 5 (2.14%) JMS
10 5 (2.14%) WCF
Miscellaneous
1 24 (10.26%) Analytical Skills
2 16 (6.84%) PKI
3 14 (5.98%) Self-Motivation
3 14 (5.98%) User Experience
4 11 (4.70%) CAN bus
5 10 (4.27%) Embedded Systems
6 9 (3.85%) Social Media
7 8 (3.42%) Algorithms
8 7 (2.99%) Animation
8 7 (2.99%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
8 7 (2.99%) Mobile App
8 7 (2.99%) Smartphone
9 5 (2.14%) Augmented Reality
10 4 (1.71%) CUDA
10 4 (1.71%) Management Information System
11 3 (1.28%) Analogue Electronics
11 3 (1.28%) Data Centre
11 3 (1.28%) Enterprise Software
11 3 (1.28%) RIA
12 2 (0.85%) mPOS
Operating Systems
1 22 (9.40%) Linux
2 14 (5.98%) Windows
3 12 (5.13%) FreeRTOS
3 12 (5.13%) Windows 10
4 9 (3.85%) Windows Server
5 4 (1.71%) VMS
6 3 (1.28%) Android
7 2 (0.85%) Embedded Linux
8 1 (0.43%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 91 (38.89%) Computer Science
2 51 (21.79%) Agile Software Development
3 50 (21.37%) Problem-Solving
4 37 (15.81%) Software Engineering
5 31 (13.25%) Project Management
6 30 (12.82%) Business Analysis
6 30 (12.82%) ITIL
7 28 (11.97%) Technical Architecture
8 27 (11.54%) Data Protection
9 26 (11.11%) Architectural Design
10 25 (10.68%) Data Integration
11 24 (10.26%) Data Security
11 24 (10.26%) Enterprise Modelling
11 24 (10.26%) Network Architecture
11 24 (10.26%) UML
12 19 (8.12%) Mathematics
13 18 (7.69%) Product Roadmap
14 17 (7.26%) TOGAF
15 16 (6.84%) eTOM
15 16 (6.84%) Network Design
Programming Languages
1 47 (20.09%) Python
2 46 (19.66%) C#
3 35 (14.96%) JavaScript
4 30 (12.82%) C
4 30 (12.82%) SQL
5 29 (12.39%) Java
6 27 (11.54%) C++
7 21 (8.97%) Embedded C
8 15 (6.41%) PHP
9 12 (5.13%) Embedded C++
9 12 (5.13%) PowerShell
10 8 (3.42%) MATLAB
10 8 (3.42%) Ruby
11 4 (1.71%) Bash Shell
12 2 (0.85%) Assembly Language
12 2 (0.85%) COBOL
12 2 (0.85%) Java 8
12 2 (0.85%) R
12 2 (0.85%) T-SQL
13 1 (0.43%) VB
Qualifications
1 51 (21.79%) Computer Science Degree
2 25 (10.68%) Cisco Certification
3 17 (7.26%) CCIE
4 16 (6.84%) TOGAF Certification
5 12 (5.13%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
6 9 (3.85%) Numerate Degree
7 8 (3.42%) CCNA
8 7 (2.99%) HND
8 7 (2.99%) MCP
8 7 (2.99%) MCSA
8 7 (2.99%) MCSE
8 7 (2.99%) Microsoft Certification
9 4 (1.71%) PMI Certification
9 4 (1.71%) PMP
10 3 (1.28%) CISM
10 3 (1.28%) CISSP
11 2 (0.85%) CCNP
11 2 (0.85%) PRINCE2 Certification
11 2 (0.85%) SC Cleared
11 2 (0.85%) Sun Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 15 (6.41%) QA
2 7 (2.99%) ISO 9001
3 6 (2.56%) ISO 13485
4 3 (1.28%) Data Quality
4 3 (1.28%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 3 (1.28%) SLA
5 2 (0.85%) Good Clinical Practice
5 2 (0.85%) PMO
6 1 (0.43%) ISO 14001
System Software
1 24 (10.26%) Virtual Servers
2 23 (9.83%) Firmware
3 19 (8.12%) Docker
4 13 (5.56%) VMware Infrastructure
5 5 (2.14%) Active Directory
5 5 (2.14%) Virtual Machines
6 1 (0.43%) VMware NSX
Systems Management
1 12 (5.13%) vRealize
2 7 (2.99%) Microsoft Intune
2 7 (2.99%) SCCM
3 5 (2.14%) Kubernetes
4 2 (0.85%) Opscode Chef
5 1 (0.43%) Ansible
Vendors
1 29 (12.39%) Microsoft
2 27 (11.54%) Oracle
3 25 (10.68%) VMware
4 8 (3.42%) Adobe
4 8 (3.42%) Remedy
5 6 (2.56%) JD Edwards
5 6 (2.56%) SAP
6 5 (2.14%) Cisco
6 5 (2.14%) PeopleSoft
6 5 (2.14%) Salesforce.com
6 5 (2.14%) Tableau
7 2 (0.85%) Altera
7 2 (0.85%) CA Agile Central
7 2 (0.85%) Cadence
7 2 (0.85%) Compuware
7 2 (0.85%) IBM
7 2 (0.85%) Intel
7 2 (0.85%) MicroStrategy
7 2 (0.85%) Sun
8 1 (0.43%) Sony