Period
to 25 January 2021

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 25 January 2021 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Academic Degree
England > East Midlands
6 months to
25 Jan 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 43 18 12
Rank change year-on-year -25 -6 +8
Permanent jobs citing Degree 110 361 667
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the East Midlands 5.35% 9.87% 15.58%
As % of the Qualifications category 32.84% 43.86% 57.65%
Number of salaries quoted 79 320 448
Median annual salary £42,500 £50,000 £41,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -15.00% +21.95% +17.14%
10th Percentile £19,750 £25,950 £27,000
90th Percentile £98,000 £100,000 £70,750
England median annual salary £55,000 £50,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year +10.00% - +5.26%

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 335 823 1,157
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the East Midlands 16.29% 22.50% 27.02%
Number of salaries quoted 247 696 741
Median annual salary £40,000 £45,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -11.11% +5.88% +10.39%
10th Percentile £22,750 £25,750 £25,000
90th Percentile £75,000 £85,000 £70,000
England median annual salary £55,000 £50,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year +10.00% - +5.26%

Degree
Job Vacancy Trend in the East Midlands

Job postings citing Degree as a proportion 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

3-month moving average salary quoted in jobs citing Degree in the East Midlands.

Salary trend for Degree in the East Midlands

Degree
Salary Histogram in the East Midlands

Salary distribution for jobs citing Degree in the East Midlands over the 6 months to 25 January 2021.

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 25 January 2021. 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 -19 51 £50,000 -16.67% 26
Leicestershire -9 20 £38,760 +7.52% 26
Northamptonshire -21 20 £50,500 -48.21% 9
Lincolnshire +2 15 £18,500 -46.38% 2
Derbyshire -2 4 £50,000 +42.86% 14
Degree
England

For the 6 months to 25 January 2021, 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 39 (35.45%) Computer Science
2 27 (24.55%) Finance
3 23 (20.91%) Analytical Skills
4 22 (20.00%) Python
5 21 (19.09%) C
5 21 (19.09%) Analytics
6 20 (18.18%) Computer Science Degree
6 20 (18.18%) Agile Software Development
7 19 (17.27%) Software Engineering
7 19 (17.27%) SQL
8 18 (16.36%) Linux
9 17 (15.45%) Validation
9 17 (15.45%) Azure
10 16 (14.55%) Manufacturing
11 12 (10.91%) Git (software)
11 12 (10.91%) AWS
11 12 (10.91%) DevOps
12 11 (10.00%) Embedded Software Development
12 11 (10.00%) Fintech
12 11 (10.00%) Problem-Solving
12 11 (10.00%) Technical Leadership
12 11 (10.00%) Marketing
12 11 (10.00%) TDD
12 11 (10.00%) Java
12 11 (10.00%) Ethernet
13 10 (9.09%) Eclipse
13 10 (9.09%) Microsoft
13 10 (9.09%) C#
13 10 (9.09%) Artificial Intelligence
13 10 (9.09%) Data Management

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 6 (5.45%) SAS
2 3 (2.73%) Apache Spark
2 3 (2.73%) Confluence
2 3 (2.73%) Jupyter
3 2 (1.82%) SharePoint
4 1 (0.91%) Apache
4 1 (0.91%) WordPress
Applications
1 7 (6.36%) Microsoft Excel
2 5 (4.55%) Microsoft Office
3 2 (1.82%) AutoCAD
4 1 (0.91%) Adobe Illustrator
4 1 (0.91%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 1 (0.91%) Microsoft Project
4 1 (0.91%) MS Visio
4 1 (0.91%) Photoshop
4 1 (0.91%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 1 (0.91%) Magento
1 1 (0.91%) NetSuite
Cloud Services
1 17 (15.45%) Azure
2 12 (10.91%) AWS
3 7 (6.36%) GitHub
3 7 (6.36%) Power Platform
4 2 (1.82%) npm
5 1 (0.91%) Adobe Creative Cloud
5 1 (0.91%) Cloud Computing
5 1 (0.91%) Dynamics 365
5 1 (0.91%) G Suite
5 1 (0.91%) GCP
5 1 (0.91%) Google Analytics
5 1 (0.91%) Google App Engine
5 1 (0.91%) Office 365
5 1 (0.91%) PaaS
5 1 (0.91%) SaaS
5 1 (0.91%) Stackdriver
Communications & Networking
1 11 (10.00%) Ethernet
2 5 (4.55%) RS-232
2 5 (4.55%) RS-485
3 3 (2.73%) Radio Access Network
4 2 (1.82%) Firewall
4 2 (1.82%) LAN
4 2 (1.82%) WAN
4 2 (1.82%) Wireless
5 1 (0.91%) 3G
5 1 (0.91%) 4G
5 1 (0.91%) 5G
5 1 (0.91%) Cisco ASA
5 1 (0.91%) MPLS
5 1 (0.91%) Network Security
5 1 (0.91%) SSL
5 1 (0.91%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (7.27%) Tableau
2 7 (6.36%) Power BI
2 7 (6.36%) SQL Server
3 6 (5.45%) Data Mining
4 5 (4.55%) Relational Database
5 4 (3.64%) Big Data
6 3 (2.73%) Hadoop
6 3 (2.73%) NoSQL
6 3 (2.73%) RDBMS
7 2 (1.82%) Azure SQL Database
7 2 (1.82%) Data Warehouse
7 2 (1.82%) MongoDB
7 2 (1.82%) MySQL
7 2 (1.82%) Oracle Database
7 2 (1.82%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 2 (1.82%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 1 (0.91%) Apache Hive
8 1 (0.91%) BigQuery
8 1 (0.91%) HBase
8 1 (0.91%) Impala
Development Applications
1 12 (10.91%) Git (software)
2 10 (9.09%) Eclipse
3 7 (6.36%) Visual Studio
4 6 (5.45%) GitLab
5 5 (4.55%) ERwin
5 5 (4.55%) GCC
5 5 (4.55%) JIRA
6 3 (2.73%) Jenkins
6 3 (2.73%) ProC
6 3 (2.73%) Sonatype Nexus
6 3 (2.73%) Travis CI
7 2 (1.82%) Subversion
8 1 (0.91%) Bitbucket
General
1 27 (24.55%) Finance
2 16 (14.55%) Manufacturing
3 11 (10.00%) Marketing
4 6 (5.45%) Electronics
5 5 (4.55%) Military
5 5 (4.55%) Telecoms
6 4 (3.64%) Aerospace
6 4 (3.64%) Billing
6 4 (3.64%) Public Sector
7 3 (2.73%) Legal
8 1 (0.91%) Advertising
8 1 (0.91%) Banking
8 1 (0.91%) Games
8 1 (0.91%) Law
8 1 (0.91%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 17 (15.45%) Analyst
1 17 (15.45%) Developer
2 15 (13.64%) Junior
3 8 (7.27%) Development Director
3 8 (7.27%) Embedded Engineer
3 8 (7.27%) Graduate
3 8 (7.27%) Software Engineer
4 7 (6.36%) Embedded Software Engineer
4 7 (6.36%) Junior Developer
5 6 (5.45%) Applications Support
5 6 (5.45%) DevOps Engineer
5 6 (5.45%) Platform Engineer
6 5 (4.55%) Architect
6 5 (4.55%) Development Engineer
6 5 (4.55%) Development Manager
6 5 (4.55%) iOS Developer
6 5 (4.55%) Junior iOS Developer
6 5 (4.55%) Lead Embedded Software Engineer
6 5 (4.55%) Programmer
6 5 (4.55%) Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (5.45%) HTML
2 5 (4.55%) CSS
2 5 (4.55%) RxSwift
2 5 (4.55%) Web Services
3 4 (3.64%) .NET
3 4 (3.64%) HTML5
3 4 (3.64%) RESTful
4 3 (2.73%) AngularJS
4 3 (2.73%) CSS3
4 3 (2.73%) Node.js
5 2 (1.82%) Express
5 2 (1.82%) JSON
5 2 (1.82%) MEAN Stack
5 2 (1.82%) XML
6 1 (0.91%) .NET Framework
6 1 (0.91%) Ext JS
6 1 (0.91%) GraphQL
6 1 (0.91%) LAMP
6 1 (0.91%) Redux
6 1 (0.91%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 23 (20.91%) Analytical Skills
2 7 (6.36%) Analytical Mindset
2 7 (6.36%) Self-Motivation
3 5 (4.55%) Management Information System
3 5 (4.55%) User Experience
4 2 (1.82%) NHS
4 2 (1.82%) SCADA
4 2 (1.82%) Smart Meter
5 1 (0.91%) Animation
5 1 (0.91%) Blog
5 1 (0.91%) Data Centre
5 1 (0.91%) Data Structures
5 1 (0.91%) Graphic Design
5 1 (0.91%) Greenfield Project
5 1 (0.91%) Mashup
5 1 (0.91%) Mobile App
5 1 (0.91%) Video\Live Streaming
Operating Systems
1 18 (16.36%) Linux
2 6 (5.45%) Apple iOS
2 6 (5.45%) Embedded Linux
3 4 (3.64%) Windows
4 3 (2.73%) Unix
5 2 (1.82%) Ubuntu
6 1 (0.91%) Android
6 1 (0.91%) Debian
6 1 (0.91%) Windows 10
6 1 (0.91%) Windows Server 2019
Processes & Methodologies
1 39 (35.45%) Computer Science
2 21 (19.09%) Analytics
3 20 (18.18%) Agile Software Development
4 19 (17.27%) Software Engineering
5 17 (15.45%) Validation
6 12 (10.91%) DevOps
7 11 (10.00%) Embedded Software Development
7 11 (10.00%) Fintech
7 11 (10.00%) Problem-Solving
7 11 (10.00%) TDD
7 11 (10.00%) Technical Leadership
8 10 (9.09%) Artificial Intelligence
8 10 (9.09%) Data Management
9 9 (8.18%) Business Intelligence
9 9 (8.18%) Continuous Integration
9 9 (8.18%) Data Modelling
9 9 (8.18%) Project Management
9 9 (8.18%) Thought Leadership
10 8 (7.27%) Customer Requirements
10 8 (7.27%) Process Improvement
Programming Languages
1 22 (20.00%) Python
2 21 (19.09%) C
3 19 (17.27%) SQL
4 11 (10.00%) Java
5 10 (9.09%) C#
6 8 (7.27%) Embedded C
6 8 (7.27%) JavaScript
7 7 (6.36%) Bash Shell
7 7 (6.36%) C++
8 6 (5.45%) R
9 5 (4.55%) Apple Swift
9 5 (4.55%) Objective-C
9 5 (4.55%) PHP
10 3 (2.73%) PROC SQL
10 3 (2.73%) SAS Macro
10 3 (2.73%) VB
11 2 (1.82%) Scala
11 2 (1.82%) VB.NET
12 1 (0.91%) Go
12 1 (0.91%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 20 (18.18%) Computer Science Degree
2 6 (5.45%) PhD
3 3 (2.73%) CISA
3 3 (2.73%) CISSP
3 3 (2.73%) CRISC
4 2 (1.82%) DBS Check
4 2 (1.82%) HNC
4 2 (1.82%) ITIL Certification
4 2 (1.82%) MCSA
4 2 (1.82%) Microsoft Certification
4 2 (1.82%) Security Cleared
4 2 (1.82%) TOGAF Certification
5 1 (0.91%) HND
5 1 (0.91%) Master's Degree
5 1 (0.91%) Numerate Degree
5 1 (0.91%) PRINCE2 Certification
5 1 (0.91%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (6.36%) QA
2 5 (4.55%) CDISC
2 5 (4.55%) Good Clinical Practice
3 3 (2.73%) 21 CFR Part 11
4 2 (1.82%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 2 (1.82%) PMO
5 1 (0.91%) Data Quality
5 1 (0.91%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 8 (7.27%) Docker
2 3 (2.73%) VirtualBox
2 3 (2.73%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (0.91%) Active Directory
3 1 (0.91%) Apache ZooKeeper
3 1 (0.91%) Firmware
3 1 (0.91%) HDFS
3 1 (0.91%) Hyper-V
3 1 (0.91%) pfSense
3 1 (0.91%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 5 (4.55%) Kubernetes
2 3 (2.73%) Ansible
2 3 (2.73%) Nagios
2 3 (2.73%) Opscode Chef
2 3 (2.73%) Puppet
2 3 (2.73%) ZABBIX
3 2 (1.82%) FortiGate
4 1 (0.91%) Hadoop YARN
Vendors
1 10 (9.09%) Microsoft
2 8 (7.27%) Oracle
3 5 (4.55%) Google
4 4 (3.64%) VMware
5 3 (2.73%) Sonatype
6 2 (1.82%) Cisco
6 2 (1.82%) Cognos
6 2 (1.82%) Huawei
6 2 (1.82%) Juniper
7 1 (0.91%) Ab Initio
7 1 (0.91%) Adobe
7 1 (0.91%) Atlassian
7 1 (0.91%) Dell
7 1 (0.91%) EMC
7 1 (0.91%) Ericsson
7 1 (0.91%) Fortinet
7 1 (0.91%) HP
7 1 (0.91%) IBM
7 1 (0.91%) Nokia
7 1 (0.91%) Teradata