Period
to 21 February 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 21 February 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Academic Degree
England > East Midlands
6 months to
21 Feb 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 18 19 16
Rank change year-on-year +1 -3 -1
Permanent jobs citing Degree 514 603 908
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the East Midlands 9.63% 9.93% 13.39%
As % of the Qualifications category 45.89% 42.71% 47.59%
Number of salaries quoted 450 576 782
East Midlands median annual salary £37,500 £40,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -6.25% +6.67% +2.74%
10th Percentile £22,500 £22,500 £21,250
90th Percentile £62,500 £55,000 £57,500
England median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year +5.56% - +4.65%

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 1,120 1,412 1,908
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the East Midlands 20.99% 23.26% 28.13%
Number of salaries quoted 917 1,071 1,415
East Midlands median annual salary £40,000 £40,000 £39,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +2.56% +4.00%
10th Percentile £24,500 £22,500 £21,250
90th Percentile £61,750 £58,750 £56,250
England median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year +5.56% - -

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 21 February 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 21 February 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 -11 216 £38,000 -2.56% 48
Northamptonshire +6 96 £30,000 -16.67% 30
Derbyshire +3 82 £35,000 - 28
Leicestershire -1 72 £42,500 - 26
Lincolnshire +4 34 £35,000 -12.50% 27
Degree
England

For the 6 months to 21 February 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.

1 233 (45.33%) Computer Science
2 190 (36.96%) SQL
3 173 (33.66%) Agile Software Development
4 161 (31.32%) Java
5 132 (25.68%) Computer Science Degree
6 126 (24.51%) Software Engineering
7 110 (21.40%) JavaScript
8 108 (21.01%) C#
9 92 (17.90%) OO
10 86 (16.73%) Finance
11 84 (16.34%) HTML
12 78 (15.18%) SDLC
13 77 (14.98%) .NET
13 77 (14.98%) Microsoft
14 76 (14.79%) CSS
15 74 (14.40%) Scrum
16 73 (14.20%) QA
17 71 (13.81%) SQL Server
18 70 (13.62%) Python
19 69 (13.42%) Oracle
19 69 (13.42%) C++
20 64 (12.45%) TDD
21 62 (12.06%) Banking
21 62 (12.06%) XML
22 59 (11.48%) Test Automation
23 57 (11.09%) Mathematics
24 56 (10.89%) Unit Testing
24 56 (10.89%) Windows
25 46 (8.95%) Subversion
26 43 (8.37%) Integration Testing

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 32 (6.23%) Elasticsearch
2 13 (2.53%) MQSeries
3 12 (2.33%) JBoss
4 10 (1.95%) IIS
5 9 (1.75%) Tomcat
6 8 (1.56%) WildFly
7 5 (0.97%) Apache Solr
7 5 (0.97%) Confluence
8 3 (0.58%) MS Exchange
9 2 (0.39%) Apache
9 2 (0.39%) BizTalk Server
9 2 (0.39%) SharePoint
10 1 (0.19%) CMS
10 1 (0.19%) Exchange Server 2010
10 1 (0.19%) SAS
Applications
1 25 (4.86%) Microsoft Office
2 11 (2.14%) Microsoft Excel
3 8 (1.56%) Photoshop
4 6 (1.17%) Adobe Illustrator
5 4 (0.78%) Spreadsheet
6 3 (0.58%) Adobe Creative Suite
6 3 (0.58%) Microsoft PowerPoint
6 3 (0.58%) SOLIDWORKS
7 2 (0.39%) AutoCAD
7 2 (0.39%) MS Visio
8 1 (0.19%) EngageOne
8 1 (0.19%) OrCAD
8 1 (0.19%) Simulink
8 1 (0.19%) Solid Edge
Business Applications
1 9 (1.75%) Dynamics CRM
2 6 (1.17%) NetSuite
3 4 (0.78%) Dynamics AX
4 3 (0.58%) Payment Gateway
5 2 (0.39%) Distributed Ledger
5 2 (0.39%) Sage CRM
6 1 (0.19%) Magento
6 1 (0.19%) Maximo
Cloud Services
1 42 (8.17%) Amazon AWS
2 27 (5.25%) Microsoft Azure
3 19 (3.70%) GitHub
4 4 (0.78%) Dynamics 365
4 4 (0.78%) PaaS
4 4 (0.78%) Serverless
5 3 (0.58%) Office 365
6 2 (0.39%) AdWords
6 2 (0.39%) Amazon CloudWatch
6 2 (0.39%) AWS CloudFormation
6 2 (0.39%) AWS Lambda
6 2 (0.39%) Google Analytics
6 2 (0.39%) IaaS
7 1 (0.19%) Amazon EC2
7 1 (0.19%) Amazon S3
7 1 (0.19%) Amazon SQS
7 1 (0.19%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
7 1 (0.19%) Boomi
7 1 (0.19%) Cloud Computing
7 1 (0.19%) Cortana Intelligence Suite
Communications & Networking
1 16 (3.11%) Internet
2 14 (2.72%) HTTP
3 8 (1.56%) Unified Communications
3 8 (1.56%) VoIP
4 7 (1.36%) Network Security
4 7 (1.36%) SAN
5 6 (1.17%) Firewall
6 4 (0.78%) SMS
7 3 (0.58%) 4G
7 3 (0.58%) 5G
7 3 (0.58%) WebEx
8 2 (0.39%) Intrusion Detection
8 2 (0.39%) LAN
8 2 (0.39%) TCP/IP
8 2 (0.39%) WAN
8 2 (0.39%) Wireless
9 1 (0.19%) Bluetooth
9 1 (0.19%) Ethernet
9 1 (0.19%) VLAN
9 1 (0.19%) WLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 71 (13.81%) SQL Server
2 42 (8.17%) MongoDB
3 29 (5.64%) NoSQL
4 28 (5.45%) Apache Cassandra
4 28 (5.45%) OLTP
5 15 (2.92%) Relational Database
6 14 (2.72%) Data Mining
6 14 (2.72%) Oracle Database
7 13 (2.53%) Hadoop
8 11 (2.14%) MySQL
8 11 (2.14%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 9 (1.75%) SQL Server Reporting Services
10 8 (1.56%) SQLite
11 7 (1.36%) Data Warehouse
11 7 (1.36%) GIS
11 7 (1.36%) SQL Server Analysis Services
12 6 (1.17%) Big Data
12 6 (1.17%) SAP HANA
12 6 (1.17%) SQL Server 2008
13 5 (0.97%) Oracle Database 11g
Development Applications
1 46 (8.95%) Subversion
2 36 (7.00%) Selenium
2 36 (7.00%) Visual Studio
3 29 (5.64%) Git (software)
4 26 (5.06%) JIRA
5 22 (4.28%) Maven
6 21 (4.09%) Cucumber
7 10 (1.95%) Mercurial
8 9 (1.75%) Grunt
8 9 (1.75%) gulp
8 9 (1.75%) SoapUI
8 9 (1.75%) webpack
9 8 (1.56%) JUnit
10 7 (1.36%) Jenkins
11 5 (0.97%) ANTLR
11 5 (0.97%) Appcelerator Titanium
11 5 (0.97%) Artifactory
11 5 (0.97%) Eclipse
11 5 (0.97%) NUnit
11 5 (0.97%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 86 (16.73%) Finance
2 62 (12.06%) Banking
3 37 (7.20%) Marketing
4 33 (6.42%) Retail
5 26 (5.06%) Electronics
6 23 (4.47%) Retail Banking
7 22 (4.28%) Manufacturing
8 17 (3.31%) Telecoms
9 15 (2.92%) Automotive
10 14 (2.72%) Games
11 12 (2.33%) Law
12 9 (1.75%) Vietnamese Language
13 7 (1.36%) Investment Banking
14 4 (0.78%) Advertising
14 4 (0.78%) Aerospace
14 4 (0.78%) Local Government
15 3 (0.58%) Legal
16 2 (0.39%) Billing
16 2 (0.39%) International Banking
16 2 (0.39%) Military
Job Titles
1 192 (37.35%) Developer
2 85 (16.54%) Analyst
3 69 (13.42%) Software Engineer
4 60 (11.67%) Java Developer
5 51 (9.92%) Software Developer
6 39 (7.59%) Senior Developer
7 35 (6.81%) JavaScript Developer
8 33 (6.42%) Graduate
9 29 (5.64%) Junior
10 28 (5.45%) Test Analyst
11 26 (5.06%) .NET Developer
11 26 (5.06%) C# Developer
11 26 (5.06%) C++ Software Engineer
11 26 (5.06%) Senior Java Developer
12 20 (3.89%) Junior Developer
12 20 (3.89%) QA Engineer
12 20 (3.89%) Support Analyst
13 19 (3.70%) Senior Analyst
14 18 (3.50%) C# .NET Developer
15 16 (3.11%) Java Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 84 (16.34%) HTML
2 77 (14.98%) .NET
3 76 (14.79%) CSS
4 62 (12.06%) XML
5 42 (8.17%) RESTful
6 39 (7.59%) Web Services
7 38 (7.39%) jQuery
8 36 (7.00%) REST
9 33 (6.42%) HTML5
10 30 (5.84%) JSON
10 30 (5.84%) Spring
11 29 (5.64%) SOAP
12 27 (5.25%) AngularJS
13 25 (4.86%) ASP.NET
14 20 (3.89%) Twitter Bootstrap
15 18 (3.50%) Node.js
15 18 (3.50%) Polymer
15 18 (3.50%) Web Components
16 17 (3.31%) .NET Framework
16 17 (3.31%) CSS3
Miscellaneous
1 233 (45.33%) Computer Science
2 41 (7.98%) Analytical Skills
3 29 (5.64%) Algorithms
4 21 (4.09%) Mobile App
5 16 (3.11%) User Experience
6 15 (2.92%) Fintech
7 14 (2.72%) Management Information System
8 11 (2.14%) Social Media
9 8 (1.56%) Smart Meter
9 8 (1.56%) Video\Live Streaming
10 7 (1.36%) Driving Licence
10 7 (1.36%) New Media
10 7 (1.36%) Replication
10 7 (1.36%) SWIFT
11 6 (1.17%) e-Learning
11 6 (1.17%) Graphic Design
12 5 (0.97%) Greenfield Project
12 5 (0.97%) Renewable Energy
13 4 (0.78%) Derivative
13 4 (0.78%) Equities
Operating Systems
1 56 (10.89%) Windows
2 42 (8.17%) Linux
3 17 (3.31%) Windows Server
3 17 (3.31%) Windows Server 2008
4 15 (2.92%) Windows 7
5 14 (2.72%) Windows 8
6 12 (2.33%) Unix
7 9 (1.75%) Android
8 8 (1.56%) Embedded Linux
9 5 (0.97%) Apple iOS
10 4 (0.78%) Windows Server 2012
11 2 (0.39%) CentOS
12 1 (0.19%) Fedora
12 1 (0.19%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
12 1 (0.19%) Windows 10
12 1 (0.19%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 173 (33.66%) Agile Software Development
2 126 (24.51%) Software Engineering
3 92 (17.90%) OO
4 78 (15.18%) SDLC
5 74 (14.40%) Scrum
6 64 (12.45%) TDD
7 59 (11.48%) Test Automation
8 57 (11.09%) Mathematics
9 56 (10.89%) Unit Testing
10 43 (8.37%) Integration Testing
11 42 (8.17%) User Stories
12 41 (7.98%) Software Testing
13 39 (7.59%) BDD
13 39 (7.59%) Project Management
14 35 (6.81%) OOP
14 35 (6.81%) Project Planning
14 35 (6.81%) Secure Coding
14 35 (6.81%) Workflow
15 34 (6.61%) Business Intelligence
16 33 (6.42%) Machine Learning
Programming Languages
1 190 (36.96%) SQL
2 161 (31.32%) Java
3 110 (21.40%) JavaScript
4 108 (21.01%) C#
5 70 (13.62%) Python
6 69 (13.42%) C++
7 21 (4.09%) C
7 21 (4.09%) PL/SQL
8 18 (3.50%) T-SQL
9 14 (2.72%) PHP
10 11 (2.14%) TypeScript
11 9 (1.75%) VB.NET
12 8 (1.56%) MATLAB
13 7 (1.36%) Scala
13 7 (1.36%) Smalltalk
14 6 (1.17%) Ada
15 4 (0.78%) R
15 4 (0.78%) VB
16 3 (0.58%) BeanShell
16 3 (0.58%) X++
Qualifications
1 132 (25.68%) Computer Science Degree
2 25 (4.86%) Sun Certification
3 22 (4.28%) ISTQB
4 20 (3.89%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 17 (3.31%) Security Cleared
6 15 (2.92%) SC Cleared
7 14 (2.72%) Master's Degree
8 13 (2.53%) PhD
9 9 (1.75%) ISEB
10 6 (1.17%) CCNA
10 6 (1.17%) Cisco Certification
10 6 (1.17%) Numerate Degree
11 5 (0.97%) CISA
11 5 (0.97%) HND
12 4 (0.78%) HNC
13 2 (0.39%) CCNP
13 2 (0.39%) GIAC
13 2 (0.39%) SANS
14 1 (0.19%) DBS Check
14 1 (0.19%) IIBA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 73 (14.20%) QA
2 9 (1.75%) Sarbanes-Oxley
3 8 (1.56%) SLA
4 7 (1.36%) SEPA
5 5 (0.97%) GDPR
5 5 (0.97%) PCI DSS
5 5 (0.97%) PMO
6 4 (0.78%) WCAG
7 3 (0.58%) DICOM
7 3 (0.58%) DO-178B
7 3 (0.58%) HL7
7 3 (0.58%) ISO 9001
8 1 (0.19%) Actionable Recommendations
8 1 (0.19%) Data Quality
8 1 (0.19%) ISO/IEC 20000
8 1 (0.19%) ISO/IEC 27001
8 1 (0.19%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
System Software
1 12 (2.33%) VMware Infrastructure
2 11 (2.14%) Active Directory
3 5 (0.97%) Docker
3 5 (0.97%) Firmware
4 2 (0.39%) Apache ZooKeeper
4 2 (0.39%) Oracle RAC
5 1 (0.19%) VMware ESXi
5 1 (0.19%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 4 (0.78%) Opscode Chef
2 3 (0.58%) Ansible
2 3 (0.58%) Puppet
3 2 (0.39%) Data Guard
3 2 (0.39%) Enterprise Manager Cloud Control
3 2 (0.39%) Kibana
3 2 (0.39%) Kubernetes
3 2 (0.39%) logstash
3 2 (0.39%) Packer
3 2 (0.39%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
4 1 (0.19%) Failover Clustering
4 1 (0.19%) HP Quality Center
4 1 (0.19%) Microsoft Clustering
4 1 (0.19%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
Vendors
1 77 (14.98%) Microsoft
2 69 (13.42%) Oracle
3 27 (5.25%) Google
4 17 (3.31%) VMware
5 12 (2.33%) Misys
6 11 (2.14%) Salesforce.com
6 11 (2.14%) SAP
7 10 (1.95%) Cisco
8 7 (1.36%) Juniper
9 6 (1.17%) Birst
9 6 (1.17%) SnapLogic
10 5 (0.97%) Apple
11 4 (0.78%) JD Edwards
11 4 (0.78%) Sage
12 3 (0.58%) Adobe
12 3 (0.58%) Ingenico
12 3 (0.58%) PayPal
12 3 (0.58%) Tableau
12 3 (0.58%) VeriFone
12 3 (0.58%) WorldPay