Period
to 24 May 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in the East Midlands with a requirement for Degree qualifications. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered over the 6 months to 24 May 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Academic Degree
England > East Midlands
6 months to
24 May 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 27 17 13
Rank change year-on-year -10 -4 +2
Permanent jobs citing Degree 417 549 827
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the East Midlands 8.29% 9.83% 13.14%
As % of the Qualifications category 43.57% 45.41% 48.22%
Number of salaries quoted 331 514 689
East Midlands median annual salary £40,000 £37,500 £38,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.67% -2.60% +10.00%
10th Percentile £27,000 £25,000 £21,250
90th Percentile £73,750 £55,000 £57,500
England median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year +5.56% - -

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 East Midlands with a requirement for academic qualifications or professional certifications.

All Academic and Professional Certifications
East Midlands
Permanent vacancies requiring academic qualifications or professional certifications 957 1,209 1,715
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the East Midlands 19.02% 21.65% 27.25%
Number of salaries quoted 771 950 1,288
East Midlands median annual salary £41,500 £42,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -2.35% +6.25% +6.67%
10th Percentile £26,250 £24,250 £21,250
90th Percentile £67,500 £60,000 £60,000
England median annual salary £50,000 £45,000 £47,000
% change year-on-year +11.11% -4.26% +4.44%

Degree
Job Vacancy Trend in the East Midlands

Job postings citing Degree as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in the East Midlands.

Job vacancy trend for Degree in the East Midlands

Degree
Salary Trend in the East Midlands

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

Salary trend for Degree in the East Midlands

Degree
Salary Histogram in the East Midlands

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Degree in the East Midlands over the 6 months to 24 May 2018.

Salary histogram for Degree in the East Midlands

Degree
Job Locations in the East Midlands

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Degree within the East Midlands region over the 6 months to 24 May 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
Nottinghamshire -10 132 £39,500 -4.35% 32
Northamptonshire -4 118 £50,000 +66.67% 26
Derbyshire +1 93 £37,525 -11.71% 24
Leicestershire -22 61 £41,357 +3.39% 26
Lincolnshire -7 5 £27,750 -41.58% 16
Rutland - 1 £40,000 -
Degree
England

For the 6 months to 24 May 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 East Midlands region with a requirement for Degree.

1 155 (37.17%) Computer Science
2 152 (36.45%) Agile Software Development
3 113 (27.10%) Java
4 104 (24.94%) SQL
5 99 (23.74%) Problem-Solving
6 98 (23.50%) Computer Science Degree
6 98 (23.50%) C#
7 85 (20.38%) Finance
8 82 (19.66%) Software Engineering
9 75 (17.99%) Scrum
10 70 (16.79%) Microsoft
11 64 (15.35%) .NET
12 63 (15.11%) Project Management
13 61 (14.63%) Windows
14 60 (14.39%) SQL Server
15 58 (13.91%) Test Automation
16 57 (13.67%) Oracle
16 57 (13.67%) C++
16 57 (13.67%) OO
17 56 (13.43%) Analytical Skills
18 48 (11.51%) Banking
18 48 (11.51%) Continuous Integration
19 46 (11.03%) Microservices
20 44 (10.55%) ITIL
21 42 (10.07%) Web Services
22 41 (9.83%) Mentoring
22 41 (9.83%) SDLC
23 40 (9.59%) JavaScript
23 40 (9.59%) QA
24 39 (9.35%) DevOps

Degree
Co-occurring IT Skills in the East Midlands 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 19 (4.56%) Elasticsearch
2 17 (4.08%) MQSeries
3 11 (2.64%) JBoss
4 8 (1.92%) Tomcat
4 8 (1.92%) WildFly
5 7 (1.68%) Confluence
6 6 (1.44%) MS Exchange
7 4 (0.96%) Apache Solr
7 4 (0.96%) SAS
7 4 (0.96%) SharePoint
8 3 (0.72%) Apache Spark
8 3 (0.72%) Exchange Server 2007
9 2 (0.48%) Apache
9 2 (0.48%) CMS
9 2 (0.48%) NServiceBus
10 1 (0.24%) Exchange Server 2010
10 1 (0.24%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 33 (7.91%) Microsoft Office
2 9 (2.16%) Microsoft Excel
3 3 (0.72%) Adobe Illustrator
3 3 (0.72%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 3 (0.72%) MS Visio
3 3 (0.72%) Photoshop
3 3 (0.72%) UserZoom
4 2 (0.48%) InVision
4 2 (0.48%) SPSS
5 1 (0.24%) Adobe Creative Suite
5 1 (0.24%) EngageOne
Business Applications
1 9 (2.16%) Dynamics CRM
2 5 (1.20%) NetSuite
3 4 (0.96%) Payment Gateway
4 3 (0.72%) Dynamics AX
4 3 (0.72%) Remedy ITSM
5 2 (0.48%) Sage CRM
6 1 (0.24%) Magento
6 1 (0.24%) Maximo
6 1 (0.24%) Oracle Retail
6 1 (0.24%) SAP S/4HANA
Cloud Services
1 36 (8.63%) Amazon AWS
2 31 (7.43%) Microsoft Azure
3 16 (3.84%) Office 365
4 11 (2.64%) PaaS
4 11 (2.64%) SaaS
5 6 (1.44%) GitHub
6 5 (1.20%) AWS CloudFormation
7 4 (0.96%) AWS Lambda
7 4 (0.96%) Serverless
8 3 (0.72%) Bluemix
8 3 (0.72%) Dynamics 365
8 3 (0.72%) Google Cloud Platform
8 3 (0.72%) IBM Cloud
9 2 (0.48%) Amazon CloudWatch
9 2 (0.48%) IaaS
10 1 (0.24%) Boomi
10 1 (0.24%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 14 (3.36%) Internet
2 12 (2.88%) HTTP
3 11 (2.64%) SAN
4 9 (2.16%) Firewall
4 9 (2.16%) WAN
5 8 (1.92%) LAN
5 8 (1.92%) Unified Communications
5 8 (1.92%) VoIP
6 6 (1.44%) Wireless
7 5 (1.20%) DHCP
7 5 (1.20%) DNS
7 5 (1.20%) SMS
8 4 (0.96%) Network Security
8 4 (0.96%) VPN
8 4 (0.96%) WebEx
9 3 (0.72%) BIG-IP
9 3 (0.72%) LTE
9 3 (0.72%) TCP/IP
10 2 (0.48%) Wi-Fi
10 2 (0.48%) WLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 60 (14.39%) SQL Server
2 23 (5.52%) MongoDB
2 23 (5.52%) NoSQL
3 19 (4.56%) OLTP
4 17 (4.08%) Apache Cassandra
5 15 (3.60%) Data Warehouse
6 11 (2.64%) MySQL
7 9 (2.16%) Data Mining
7 9 (2.16%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 8 (1.92%) SQLite
9 7 (1.68%) Big Data
9 7 (1.68%) SQL Server 2008
10 6 (1.44%) Oracle Database
11 5 (1.20%) Hadoop
11 5 (1.20%) SQL Server Integration Services
12 4 (0.96%) GIS
12 4 (0.96%) Ingres
12 4 (0.96%) SQL Server Analysis Services
13 3 (0.72%) MS Access
13 3 (0.72%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 34 (8.15%) Selenium
2 31 (7.43%) Visual Studio
3 21 (5.04%) Maven
4 18 (4.32%) Cucumber
5 17 (4.08%) JIRA
6 16 (3.84%) Git (software)
7 15 (3.60%) Subversion
8 13 (3.12%) Jenkins
9 8 (1.92%) JUnit
10 7 (1.68%) Team Foundation Server
11 6 (1.44%) Bugzilla
11 6 (1.44%) Rational DOORS
12 5 (1.20%) Bitbucket
12 5 (1.20%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
13 4 (0.96%) ANTLR
13 4 (0.96%) Artifactory
13 4 (0.96%) ReSharper
13 4 (0.96%) WiX
14 3 (0.72%) LoadRunner
14 3 (0.72%) MorphX
General
1 85 (20.38%) Finance
2 48 (11.51%) Banking
3 38 (9.11%) Marketing
4 29 (6.95%) Retail
5 21 (5.04%) Telecoms
6 18 (4.32%) Retail Banking
7 16 (3.84%) Manufacturing
8 14 (3.36%) Billing
9 10 (2.40%) Automotive
9 10 (2.40%) Law
10 8 (1.92%) Electronics
11 6 (1.44%) Aerospace
11 6 (1.44%) Legal
12 5 (1.20%) Investment Banking
13 4 (0.96%) Advertising
14 3 (0.72%) Back Office
15 2 (0.48%) Financial Institution
15 2 (0.48%) Military
16 1 (0.24%) Dutch Language
16 1 (0.24%) French Language
Job Titles
1 96 (23.02%) Developer
2 70 (16.79%) Analyst
3 36 (8.63%) Software Engineer
4 30 (7.19%) Software Developer
5 29 (6.95%) Java Developer
6 27 (6.47%) Test Analyst
7 21 (5.04%) Junior
8 19 (4.56%) IT Manager
9 18 (4.32%) .NET Developer
9 18 (4.32%) Automation Test Analyst
9 18 (4.32%) Service Manager
10 17 (4.08%) DevOps Manager
11 16 (3.84%) Project Manager
11 16 (3.84%) QA Engineer
11 16 (3.84%) Test Engineer
12 15 (3.60%) C# Developer
12 15 (3.60%) Scrum Master
13 14 (3.36%) Junior Developer
14 13 (3.12%) Architect
14 13 (3.12%) Graduate
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 64 (15.35%) .NET
2 42 (10.07%) Web Services
3 37 (8.87%) CSS
4 35 (8.39%) HTML
5 26 (6.24%) ASP.NET
6 24 (5.76%) REST
7 22 (5.28%) Spring
7 22 (5.28%) XML
8 18 (4.32%) JSON
9 15 (3.60%) WPF
10 13 (3.12%) RESTful
11 12 (2.88%) AngularJS
11 12 (2.88%) jQuery
12 11 (2.64%) HTML5
13 9 (2.16%) CSS3
13 9 (2.16%) Hibernate
13 9 (2.16%) Java EE
13 9 (2.16%) SOAP
14 8 (1.92%) J2EE
14 8 (1.92%) JMS
Miscellaneous
1 155 (37.17%) Computer Science
2 56 (13.43%) Analytical Skills
3 25 (6.00%) Self-Motivation
4 21 (5.04%) Mobile App
5 16 (3.84%) Management Information System
6 15 (3.60%) Fintech
7 12 (2.88%) CCTV
7 12 (2.88%) SCADA
8 11 (2.64%) User Experience
9 10 (2.40%) Algorithms
9 10 (2.40%) Data Centre
10 9 (2.16%) Social Media
11 8 (1.92%) NHS
12 7 (1.68%) CMDB
12 7 (1.68%) Driving Licence
13 6 (1.44%) Device Driver
13 6 (1.44%) Renewable Energy
13 6 (1.44%) SWIFT
14 5 (1.20%) 3D Graphics
14 5 (1.20%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 61 (14.63%) Windows
2 28 (6.71%) Linux
3 11 (2.64%) Unix
4 10 (2.40%) Windows Server
5 7 (1.68%) Windows 10
5 7 (1.68%) Windows 8
5 7 (1.68%) Windows Server 2008
5 7 (1.68%) Windows Server 2012
6 4 (0.96%) Android
6 4 (0.96%) Apple iOS
6 4 (0.96%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 2 (0.48%) Windows Server 2003
8 1 (0.24%) CentOS
8 1 (0.24%) Debian
8 1 (0.24%) SUSE
8 1 (0.24%) Windows 7
8 1 (0.24%) Windows Embedded Compact
Processes & Methodologies
1 152 (36.45%) Agile Software Development
2 99 (23.74%) Problem-Solving
3 82 (19.66%) Software Engineering
4 75 (17.99%) Scrum
5 63 (15.11%) Project Management
6 58 (13.91%) Test Automation
7 57 (13.67%) OO
8 48 (11.51%) Continuous Integration
9 46 (11.03%) Microservices
10 44 (10.55%) ITIL
11 41 (9.83%) Mentoring
11 41 (9.83%) SDLC
12 39 (9.35%) DevOps
13 35 (8.39%) SOA
14 33 (7.91%) Mathematics
15 32 (7.67%) TDD
16 31 (7.43%) Configuration Management
17 24 (5.76%) MVC
17 24 (5.76%) Time Management
18 23 (5.52%) Machine Learning
Programming Languages
1 113 (27.10%) Java
2 104 (24.94%) SQL
3 98 (23.50%) C#
4 57 (13.67%) C++
5 40 (9.59%) JavaScript
6 32 (7.67%) C
7 25 (6.00%) Python
8 18 (4.32%) VBA
9 17 (4.08%) PL/SQL
10 12 (2.88%) PHP
10 12 (2.88%) VB
11 10 (2.40%) PowerShell
12 9 (2.16%) T-SQL
13 8 (1.92%) Smalltalk
13 8 (1.92%) VB.NET
14 6 (1.44%) Java 8
15 4 (0.96%) XAML
16 3 (0.72%) TypeScript
16 3 (0.72%) X++
17 2 (0.48%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 98 (23.50%) Computer Science Degree
2 30 (7.19%) ISTQB
3 29 (6.95%) Master's Degree
4 24 (5.76%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 22 (5.28%) HND
6 11 (2.64%) Microsoft Certification
7 10 (2.40%) MCSE
8 8 (1.92%) CCNP
8 8 (1.92%) Cisco Certification
8 8 (1.92%) ISEB
9 7 (1.68%) CCNA
10 6 (1.44%) CISA
10 6 (1.44%) HNC
11 5 (1.20%) Numerate Degree
12 4 (0.96%) DBS Check
12 4 (0.96%) Security Cleared
13 3 (0.72%) MBA
13 3 (0.72%) SC Cleared
14 2 (0.48%) GIAC
14 2 (0.48%) MCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 40 (9.59%) QA
2 7 (1.68%) Sarbanes-Oxley
3 6 (1.44%) PMO
3 6 (1.44%) SEPA
3 6 (1.44%) SLA
4 4 (0.96%) Data Quality
4 4 (0.96%) ISO 9001
4 4 (0.96%) PCI DSS
5 2 (0.48%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 2 (0.48%) TickIT
6 1 (0.24%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
System Software
1 14 (3.36%) Active Directory
2 11 (2.64%) VMware Infrastructure
3 8 (1.92%) Docker
4 6 (1.44%) BitLocker
5 4 (0.96%) Hyper-V
5 4 (0.96%) vSphere
6 3 (0.72%) Firmware
7 2 (0.48%) Apache ZooKeeper
7 2 (0.48%) VMware ESXi
8 1 (0.24%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 14 (3.36%) Opscode Chef
2 12 (2.88%) Ansible
3 7 (1.68%) Puppet
4 6 (1.44%) Terraform
5 5 (1.20%) SCCM
5 5 (1.20%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
6 4 (0.96%) Kubernetes
7 3 (0.72%) TeMIP
8 2 (0.48%) Kibana
8 2 (0.48%) logstash
8 2 (0.48%) Nagios
8 2 (0.48%) Packer
8 2 (0.48%) Rundeck
8 2 (0.48%) Salt
8 2 (0.48%) SCOM
8 2 (0.48%) SCSM
9 1 (0.24%) Cisco CUCM
9 1 (0.24%) Cisco UCCX
9 1 (0.24%) Failover Clustering
9 1 (0.24%) Microsoft Clustering
Vendors
1 70 (16.79%) Microsoft
2 57 (13.67%) Oracle
3 15 (3.60%) VMware
4 12 (2.88%) Google
4 12 (2.88%) Misys
5 9 (2.16%) Sage
6 8 (1.92%) Cisco
6 8 (1.92%) Salesforce.com
7 6 (1.44%) OpenText
7 6 (1.44%) SAP
8 5 (1.20%) F5
8 5 (1.20%) Telerik
8 5 (1.20%) Xamarin
9 4 (0.96%) CheckPoint
9 4 (0.96%) Ingenico
9 4 (0.96%) PayPal
9 4 (0.96%) Red Hat
9 4 (0.96%) Tableau
9 4 (0.96%) VeriFone
9 4 (0.96%) WorldPay