Period
to 19 October 2017

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 19 October 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Academic Degree
England > East Midlands
6 months to
19 Oct 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 17 16 14
Rank change year-on-year -1 -2 0
Permanent jobs citing Degree 528 755 1002
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the East Midlands 10.53% 11.59% 13.36%
As % of the Qualifications category 48.75% 45.70% 45.63%
Number of salaries quoted 542 766 903
East Midlands median annual salary £35,000 £36,750 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -4.76% +5.00% -
10th Percentile £23,000 £22,500 £21,250
90th Percentile £57,500 £55,000 £55,000
England median annual salary £46,000 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year +2.22% - +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 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 1083 1652 2196
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the East Midlands 21.60% 25.36% 29.27%
Number of salaries quoted 914 1239 1647
East Midlands median annual salary £40,000 £38,500 £38,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +3.90% +1.32% +1.33%
10th Percentile £23,250 £22,500 £21,780
90th Percentile £58,750 £62,500 £57,500
England median annual salary £47,500 £46,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year +3.26% +2.22% -

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 19 October 2017.

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 19 October 2017. 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 -8 199 £35,000 -10.26% 22
Northamptonshire +2 158 £30,000 -16.67% 12
Derbyshire +1 83 £37,500 +20.97% 5
Leicestershire 0 74 £35,000 -12.50% 7
Lincolnshire -16 9 £27,500 -31.25% 3
Degree
England

For the 6 months to 19 October 2017, IT jobs citing Degree also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the East Midlands region with a requirement for Degree.

1 234 (44.32%) Computer Science
2 173 (32.77%) SQL
3 147 (27.84%) Agile Software Development
4 145 (27.46%) C#
5 134 (25.38%) Computer Science Degree
6 130 (24.62%) Software Engineering
7 126 (23.86%) Java
8 107 (20.27%) JavaScript
9 106 (20.08%) HTML
10 90 (17.05%) C++
11 89 (16.86%) .NET
12 87 (16.48%) OO
13 86 (16.29%) CSS
14 83 (15.72%) Microsoft
14 83 (15.72%) Mathematics
15 81 (15.34%) Python
15 81 (15.34%) Scrum
16 80 (15.15%) Windows
17 71 (13.45%) Finance
17 71 (13.45%) Linux
18 54 (10.23%) SDLC
19 53 (10.04%) Analytical Skills
19 53 (10.04%) C
20 52 (9.85%) Git (software)
21 51 (9.66%) XML
22 49 (9.28%) Physics
22 49 (9.28%) Test Automation
23 48 (9.09%) SQL Server
24 45 (8.52%) Project Management
25 44 (8.33%) TDD

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 18 (3.41%) Elasticsearch
2 14 (2.65%) Apache
2 14 (2.65%) MS Exchange
3 13 (2.46%) Apache Spark
4 11 (2.08%) Exchange Server 2010
5 10 (1.89%) IIS
6 8 (1.52%) Exchange Server 2013
7 5 (0.95%) CMS
7 5 (0.95%) JBoss
8 4 (0.76%) SharePoint
9 3 (0.57%) MQSeries
9 3 (0.57%) OpenEdge
10 1 (0.19%) BizTalk Server
10 1 (0.19%) Exchange Server 2007
10 1 (0.19%) Kentico
10 1 (0.19%) NServiceBus
10 1 (0.19%) Tomcat
10 1 (0.19%) WinCC
10 1 (0.19%) WordPress
Applications
1 10 (1.89%) Microsoft Excel
1 10 (1.89%) Microsoft Office
2 4 (0.76%) Spreadsheet
3 3 (0.57%) Maple
3 3 (0.57%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 3 (0.57%) Photoshop
3 3 (0.57%) SOLIDWORKS
4 2 (0.38%) Adobe Creative Suite
4 2 (0.38%) Adobe Illustrator
4 2 (0.38%) AutoCAD
4 2 (0.38%) InVision
5 1 (0.19%) Fireworks
5 1 (0.19%) Microsoft Project
5 1 (0.19%) MS Visio
5 1 (0.19%) OrCAD
5 1 (0.19%) Siemens NX
5 1 (0.19%) Simulink
5 1 (0.19%) Solid Edge
5 1 (0.19%) UserZoom
Business Applications
1 6 (1.14%) Dynamics AX
2 4 (0.76%) Dynamics NAV
3 2 (0.38%) Dynamics CRM
3 2 (0.38%) Remedy ITSM
4 1 (0.19%) BusinessWorks
4 1 (0.19%) Infor M3
4 1 (0.19%) JDE EnterpriseOne
4 1 (0.19%) JDE OneWorld
4 1 (0.19%) Movex
4 1 (0.19%) NetSuite
4 1 (0.19%) Oracle Utilities
Cloud Services
1 40 (7.58%) GitHub
2 39 (7.39%) Amazon AWS
3 30 (5.68%) Microsoft Azure
4 11 (2.08%) Office 365
5 8 (1.52%) AdWords
5 8 (1.52%) Google Analytics
6 7 (1.33%) Serverless
7 4 (0.76%) Cortana Intelligence Suite
7 4 (0.76%) Dynamics 365
7 4 (0.76%) SaaS
8 1 (0.19%) Amazon EC2
8 1 (0.19%) Amazon S3
8 1 (0.19%) Amazon SQS
8 1 (0.19%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
8 1 (0.19%) Cloud Computing
8 1 (0.19%) npm
Communications & Networking
1 16 (3.03%) TCP/IP
2 15 (2.84%) WAN
3 14 (2.65%) Wireless
4 13 (2.46%) LAN
5 11 (2.08%) Firewall
6 10 (1.89%) HTTP
7 5 (0.95%) Intrusion Detection
8 4 (0.76%) 4G
8 4 (0.76%) Internet
8 4 (0.76%) SAN
9 3 (0.57%) 5G
9 3 (0.57%) ISDN
9 3 (0.57%) MPLS
9 3 (0.57%) Network Security
9 3 (0.57%) PBX
9 3 (0.57%) VLAN
9 3 (0.57%) VoIP
9 3 (0.57%) Wi-Fi
10 2 (0.38%) Bluetooth
10 2 (0.38%) GSM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 48 (9.09%) SQL Server
2 28 (5.30%) MongoDB
3 22 (4.17%) Big Data
4 20 (3.79%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 20 (3.79%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 18 (3.41%) Relational Database
6 15 (2.84%) Hadoop
7 11 (2.08%) BusinessObjects
7 11 (2.08%) Data Warehouse
7 11 (2.08%) NoSQL
7 11 (2.08%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 10 (1.89%) Apache Cassandra
8 10 (1.89%) OLTP
9 8 (1.52%) SQL Server 2012
10 7 (1.33%) Data Mining
11 6 (1.14%) PostgreSQL
11 6 (1.14%) SAP HANA
12 5 (0.95%) MySQL
13 4 (0.76%) Oracle Database
13 4 (0.76%) PowerPivot
Development Applications
1 52 (9.85%) Git (software)
2 35 (6.63%) Visual Studio
3 33 (6.25%) Subversion
4 25 (4.73%) Selenium
5 24 (4.55%) JIRA
6 20 (3.79%) SoapUI
7 18 (3.41%) NUnit
8 15 (2.84%) Cucumber
9 12 (2.27%) JUnit
10 10 (1.89%) FitNesse
10 10 (1.89%) JMeter
10 10 (1.89%) Ranorex
10 10 (1.89%) TestNG
10 10 (1.89%) WebDriver
11 9 (1.70%) Mercurial
12 8 (1.52%) LabVIEW
13 7 (1.33%) Team Foundation Server
14 6 (1.14%) Jenkins
15 5 (0.95%) Appcelerator Titanium
15 5 (0.95%) Maven
General
1 71 (13.45%) Finance
2 43 (8.14%) Games
3 39 (7.39%) Electronics
4 31 (5.87%) Telecoms
5 29 (5.49%) Banking
6 28 (5.30%) Marketing
7 23 (4.36%) Manufacturing
8 20 (3.79%) Retail
9 16 (3.03%) Law
10 10 (1.89%) Billing
10 10 (1.89%) Vietnamese Language
11 8 (1.52%) Legal
12 5 (0.95%) Investment Banking
12 5 (0.95%) Local Government
13 4 (0.76%) Advertising
14 2 (0.38%) Aerospace
14 2 (0.38%) International Banking
15 1 (0.19%) Automotive
15 1 (0.19%) Corporate Banking
15 1 (0.19%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 188 (35.61%) Developer
2 86 (16.29%) Software Engineer
3 79 (14.96%) Analyst
4 54 (10.23%) Graduate
4 54 (10.23%) Software Developer
5 48 (9.09%) Java Developer
6 47 (8.90%) C++ Software Engineer
7 35 (6.63%) Graduate Developer
8 34 (6.44%) .NET Developer
8 34 (6.44%) Junior
9 27 (5.11%) JavaScript Developer
9 27 (5.11%) Senior Developer
10 26 (4.92%) C# Developer
11 25 (4.73%) Junior Developer
12 24 (4.55%) Developer/Software Engineer
13 21 (3.98%) C# .NET Developer
14 20 (3.79%) Graduate Software Developer
15 18 (3.41%) Graduate Software Engineer
15 18 (3.41%) Support Analyst
16 17 (3.22%) C++ Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 106 (20.08%) HTML
2 89 (16.86%) .NET
3 86 (16.29%) CSS
4 51 (9.66%) XML
5 44 (8.33%) HTML5
6 33 (6.25%) RESTful
7 31 (5.87%) ASP.NET
8 28 (5.30%) jQuery
9 27 (5.11%) AngularJS
10 25 (4.73%) Spring
11 23 (4.36%) .NET Framework
12 22 (4.17%) Web Services
13 20 (3.79%) J2EE
13 20 (3.79%) JSON
14 19 (3.60%) SOAP
15 18 (3.41%) REST
16 17 (3.22%) CSS3
16 17 (3.22%) Node.js
17 16 (3.03%) Ajax
17 16 (3.03%) ASP.NET Web API
Miscellaneous
1 234 (44.32%) Computer Science
2 53 (10.04%) Analytical Skills
3 39 (7.39%) Algorithms
4 20 (3.79%) User Experience
5 15 (2.84%) e-Learning
6 14 (2.65%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
7 12 (2.27%) Animation
7 12 (2.27%) Management Information System
8 11 (2.08%) Data Centre
8 11 (2.08%) Social Media
9 10 (1.89%) Mobile App
10 9 (1.70%) Graphic Design
10 9 (1.70%) Smart Meter
10 9 (1.70%) VHDL
11 7 (1.33%) 3D Graphics
11 7 (1.33%) Linux Command Line
12 6 (1.14%) Greenfield Project
13 5 (0.95%) Device Driver
14 4 (0.76%) Clustering
15 3 (0.57%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 80 (15.15%) Windows
2 71 (13.45%) Linux
3 21 (3.98%) Windows Server
4 20 (3.79%) Embedded Linux
5 17 (3.22%) Windows Server 2008
6 13 (2.46%) Windows 7
7 12 (2.27%) Windows Server 2012
8 10 (1.89%) Unix
8 10 (1.89%) Windows 8
9 6 (1.14%) Android
9 6 (1.14%) Mac OS X
10 5 (0.95%) Apple iOS
11 3 (0.57%) Windows Server 2003
12 2 (0.38%) Windows 10
13 1 (0.19%) AIX
13 1 (0.19%) CentOS
13 1 (0.19%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
13 1 (0.19%) Windows 2000 Server
13 1 (0.19%) Windows Embedded Compact
13 1 (0.19%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 147 (27.84%) Agile Software Development
2 130 (24.62%) Software Engineering
3 87 (16.48%) OO
4 83 (15.72%) Mathematics
5 81 (15.34%) Scrum
6 54 (10.23%) SDLC
7 49 (9.28%) Physics
7 49 (9.28%) Test Automation
8 45 (8.52%) Project Management
9 44 (8.33%) TDD
10 43 (8.14%) Analytics
10 43 (8.14%) Computer Vision
11 42 (7.95%) OOP
12 41 (7.77%) Business Intelligence
13 35 (6.63%) MVC
14 33 (6.25%) Open Source
15 32 (6.06%) Web Development
16 31 (5.87%) Machine Learning
17 29 (5.49%) Unit Testing
18 28 (5.30%) ITIL
Programming Languages
1 173 (32.77%) SQL
2 145 (27.46%) C#
3 126 (23.86%) Java
4 107 (20.27%) JavaScript
5 90 (17.05%) C++
6 81 (15.34%) Python
7 53 (10.04%) C
8 19 (3.60%) MATLAB
8 19 (3.60%) R
9 12 (2.27%) Perl
10 9 (1.70%) Embedded C
10 9 (1.70%) Ruby
10 9 (1.70%) T-SQL
11 8 (1.52%) Scala
11 8 (1.52%) VB.NET
12 6 (1.14%) Ada
12 6 (1.14%) PHP
12 6 (1.14%) PL/SQL
13 5 (0.95%) TypeScript
14 4 (0.76%) VBA
Qualifications
1 134 (25.38%) Computer Science Degree
2 40 (7.58%) PhD
3 23 (4.36%) Sun Certification
4 22 (4.17%) Microsoft Certification
5 21 (3.98%) Master's Degree
5 21 (3.98%) Numerate Degree
6 19 (3.60%) CCNA
6 19 (3.60%) Cisco Certification
7 17 (3.22%) Security Cleared
8 15 (2.84%) SC Cleared
9 13 (2.46%) MCITP
10 12 (2.27%) ISTQB
11 8 (1.52%) ITIL Certification
11 8 (1.52%) VCP5
11 8 (1.52%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
12 6 (1.14%) ISEB
13 5 (0.95%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
13 5 (0.95%) MCSE
14 3 (0.57%) CISM
14 3 (0.57%) CISSP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 33 (6.25%) QA
2 12 (2.27%) SLA
3 7 (1.33%) GDPR
4 6 (1.14%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 5 (0.95%) Data Quality
5 5 (0.95%) WCAG
6 4 (0.76%) ISO 22301
7 3 (0.57%) DO-178B
7 3 (0.57%) ISO/IEC 20000
7 3 (0.57%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
8 2 (0.38%) Actionable Recommendations
8 2 (0.38%) Cyber Essentials
8 2 (0.38%) FIPS 140-2
8 2 (0.38%) ISO 31000
8 2 (0.38%) ISO 9001
8 2 (0.38%) PCI DSS
8 2 (0.38%) PMO
9 1 (0.19%) 21 CFR Part 11
9 1 (0.19%) GxP
9 1 (0.19%) Section 508
System Software
1 20 (3.79%) Firmware
2 17 (3.22%) Active Directory
3 12 (2.27%) VMware Infrastructure
4 3 (0.57%) Hyper-V
4 3 (0.57%) vSphere
5 2 (0.38%) Docker
6 1 (0.19%) HDFS
6 1 (0.19%) NDS
6 1 (0.19%) NetIQ eDirectory
6 1 (0.19%) Terminal Services
6 1 (0.19%) Virtual Servers
6 1 (0.19%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 4 (0.76%) SCCM
2 3 (0.57%) Failover Clustering
2 3 (0.57%) SCOM
2 3 (0.57%) SCSM
2 3 (0.57%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
3 1 (0.19%) Icinga
3 1 (0.19%) Nagios
3 1 (0.19%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 83 (15.72%) Microsoft
2 36 (6.82%) Oracle
3 23 (4.36%) VMware
4 18 (3.41%) Google
5 17 (3.22%) SAP
6 13 (2.46%) Cisco
7 8 (1.52%) Siemens
8 7 (1.33%) Sun
8 7 (1.33%) Xilinx
9 6 (1.14%) Birst
9 6 (1.14%) Juniper
9 6 (1.14%) SnapLogic
9 6 (1.14%) Tableau
10 5 (0.95%) Avaya
10 5 (0.95%) BT
10 5 (0.95%) JD Edwards
11 4 (0.76%) Progress
12 3 (0.57%) EMC
12 3 (0.57%) HP
12 3 (0.57%) Salesforce.com