Period
to 13 April 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 13 April 2021 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Academic Degree
England > East Midlands
6 months to
13 Apr 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 34 16 13
Rank change year-on-year -18 -3 +10
Permanent jobs citing Degree 158 320 612
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the East Midlands 6.02% 9.90% 14.70%
As % of the Qualifications category 35.03% 42.38% 58.23%
Number of salaries quoted 102 266 394
10th Percentile £21,350 £26,250 £25,150
25th Percentile £27,419 £36,000 £31,250
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £42,500 £48,000 £40,000
Median % change year-on-year -11.46% +20.00% +1.91%
75th Percentile £52,500 £80,938 £57,188
90th Percentile £59,750 £100,000 £70,000
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 451 755 1,051
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the East Midlands 17.18% 23.35% 25.24%
Number of salaries quoted 306 628 674
10th Percentile £25,198 £25,000 £25,150
25th Percentile £31,250 £33,719 £31,250
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £42,500 £45,000 £41,000
Median % change year-on-year -5.56% +9.76% +2.50%
75th Percentile £53,750 £62,500 £52,500
90th Percentile £73,500 £85,000 £65,000
England median annual salary £55,000 £52,500 £50,000
% change year-on-year +4.76% +5.00% +2.04%

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 13 April 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 13 April 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 -14 64 £35,000 -53.33% 33
Leicestershire +3 47 £42,500 +1.51% 30
Northamptonshire -25 17 £55,000 +15.79% 11
Derbyshire -3 15 £45,000 -2.70% 22
Lincolnshire -3 12 £22,000 -13.73% 3
Degree
England

For the 6 months to 13 April 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 (24.68%) Computer Science
2 36 (22.78%) Software Engineering
3 31 (19.62%) Agile Software Development
4 30 (18.99%) C
5 28 (17.72%) SQL
5 28 (17.72%) Linux
6 27 (17.09%) Manufacturing
7 25 (15.82%) Python
7 25 (15.82%) Computer Science Degree
8 24 (15.19%) Validation
9 23 (14.56%) Finance
9 23 (14.56%) C#
10 22 (13.92%) Azure
11 21 (13.29%) Microsoft
11 21 (13.29%) Problem-Solving
12 20 (12.66%) Data Management
12 20 (12.66%) Analytical Skills
13 19 (12.03%) Business Intelligence
14 17 (10.76%) DevOps
15 16 (10.13%) Embedded Software Development
15 16 (10.13%) Git (software)
15 16 (10.13%) Ethernet
15 16 (10.13%) Software Testing
16 15 (9.49%) Eclipse
16 15 (9.49%) Analytics
16 15 (9.49%) Public Sector
17 14 (8.86%) Mathematics
17 14 (8.86%) Project Management
17 14 (8.86%) SQL Server
18 13 (8.23%) C++

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 13 (8.23%) SAS
2 6 (3.80%) Confluence
3 3 (1.90%) Jupyter
4 2 (1.27%) Apache Spark
5 1 (0.63%) Apache
5 1 (0.63%) WordPress
Applications
1 8 (5.06%) Microsoft Office
2 5 (3.16%) Microsoft Excel
3 3 (1.90%) Photoshop
4 2 (1.27%) 3ds Max
4 2 (1.27%) Adobe After Effects
4 2 (1.27%) AutoCAD
4 2 (1.27%) Houdini
4 2 (1.27%) Maya
5 1 (0.63%) Adobe Illustrator
5 1 (0.63%) SOLIDWORKS
5 1 (0.63%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 1 (0.63%) Magento
1 1 (0.63%) NetSuite
Cloud Services
1 22 (13.92%) Azure
2 10 (6.33%) GitHub
3 8 (5.06%) AWS
4 6 (3.80%) Power Platform
5 4 (2.53%) npm
6 3 (1.90%) GCP
6 3 (1.90%) Google Analytics
6 3 (1.90%) Microsoft 365
6 3 (1.90%) SaaS
7 1 (0.63%) Adobe Creative Cloud
7 1 (0.63%) Cloud Computing
7 1 (0.63%) Dynamics 365
7 1 (0.63%) Google App Engine
7 1 (0.63%) Google Data Studio
7 1 (0.63%) Google Workspace
7 1 (0.63%) IaaS
7 1 (0.63%) Stackdriver
Communications & Networking
1 16 (10.13%) Ethernet
2 7 (4.43%) RS-232
2 7 (4.43%) RS-485
3 4 (2.53%) Firewall
3 4 (2.53%) TETRA
3 4 (2.53%) Wireless
4 3 (1.90%) Broadband
4 3 (1.90%) Cisco ASA
4 3 (1.90%) LAN
4 3 (1.90%) MPLS
4 3 (1.90%) SSL
4 3 (1.90%) VPN
4 3 (1.90%) WAN
5 2 (1.27%) 3G
5 2 (1.27%) 4G
5 2 (1.27%) 5G
5 2 (1.27%) SAN
5 2 (1.27%) Wi-Fi
6 1 (0.63%) NetScaler
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (8.86%) SQL Server
2 12 (7.59%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 10 (6.33%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 7 (4.43%) Data Warehouse
4 7 (4.43%) Relational Database
4 7 (4.43%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 6 (3.80%) Big Data
5 6 (3.80%) Power BI
6 5 (3.16%) Azure SQL Database
7 4 (2.53%) Data Mining
7 4 (2.53%) RDBMS
7 4 (2.53%) SQL Server 2012
7 4 (2.53%) SQL Server 2019
7 4 (2.53%) Tableau
8 3 (1.90%) Hadoop
8 3 (1.90%) NoSQL
9 2 (1.27%) MongoDB
9 2 (1.27%) MySQL
9 2 (1.27%) Qlik Sense
10 1 (0.63%) Snowflake Schema
Development Applications
1 16 (10.13%) Git (software)
2 15 (9.49%) Eclipse
3 9 (5.70%) GitLab
3 9 (5.70%) Visual Studio
4 7 (4.43%) GCC
4 7 (4.43%) JIRA
5 6 (3.80%) Jenkins
5 6 (3.80%) Travis CI
6 4 (2.53%) Sonatype Nexus
7 3 (1.90%) ProC
8 2 (1.27%) Bitbucket
8 2 (1.27%) FumeFX
9 1 (0.63%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
9 1 (0.63%) Subversion
General
1 27 (17.09%) Manufacturing
2 23 (14.56%) Finance
3 15 (9.49%) Public Sector
4 9 (5.70%) Marketing
5 7 (4.43%) Electronics
6 5 (3.16%) Telecoms
7 4 (2.53%) Aerospace
7 4 (2.53%) Games
7 4 (2.53%) Law
7 4 (2.53%) Military
8 3 (1.90%) Pharmaceutical
9 1 (0.63%) Billing
9 1 (0.63%) Legal
9 1 (0.63%) Social Housing
Job Titles
1 25 (15.82%) Developer
2 19 (12.03%) Software Engineer
3 15 (9.49%) Junior
4 11 (6.96%) Analyst
4 11 (6.96%) Embedded Engineer
5 10 (6.33%) DevOps Engineer
5 10 (6.33%) Embedded Software Engineer
5 10 (6.33%) Graduate
6 9 (5.70%) Platform Engineer
7 8 (5.06%) Architect
7 8 (5.06%) Development Engineer
7 8 (5.06%) Junior Developer
7 8 (5.06%) Lead Embedded Software Engineer
7 8 (5.06%) Lead Software Engineer
7 8 (5.06%) Software Development Engineer
8 6 (3.80%) iOS Developer
8 6 (3.80%) Junior DevOps
8 6 (3.80%) Junior DevOps Engineer
8 6 (3.80%) Junior iOS Developer
8 6 (3.80%) Programmer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (5.70%) .NET
2 8 (5.06%) HTML
2 8 (5.06%) Web Services
3 7 (4.43%) CSS
4 6 (3.80%) HTML5
4 6 (3.80%) RESTful
4 6 (3.80%) RxSwift
5 5 (3.16%) CSS3
5 5 (3.16%) Node.js
6 4 (2.53%) AngularJS
6 4 (2.53%) JSON
6 4 (2.53%) MDX
6 4 (2.53%) XML
7 3 (1.90%) Unreal Engine
8 2 (1.27%) Express
8 2 (1.27%) MEAN Stack
8 2 (1.27%) React
8 2 (1.27%) REST
8 2 (1.27%) Unity (Game Engine)
8 2 (1.27%) Vue.js
Miscellaneous
1 20 (12.66%) Analytical Skills
2 11 (6.96%) Management Information System
3 10 (6.33%) Self-Motivation
4 7 (4.43%) NHS
5 6 (3.80%) Driving Licence
5 6 (3.80%) Life Science
5 6 (3.80%) User Experience
6 4 (2.53%) Wiki
7 3 (1.90%) Data Structures
8 2 (1.27%) Blog
8 2 (1.27%) Data Centre
8 2 (1.27%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
8 2 (1.27%) Mashup
8 2 (1.27%) Renewable Energy
8 2 (1.27%) Replication
8 2 (1.27%) Robotics
8 2 (1.27%) SCADA
8 2 (1.27%) Smart Meter
9 1 (0.63%) Graphic Design
9 1 (0.63%) Video\Live Streaming
Operating Systems
1 28 (17.72%) Linux
2 11 (6.96%) Windows
3 9 (5.70%) Embedded Linux
4 8 (5.06%) Unix
5 7 (4.43%) Apple iOS
6 4 (2.53%) Ubuntu
7 2 (1.27%) AIX
7 2 (1.27%) SUSE
8 1 (0.63%) Android
8 1 (0.63%) Debian
8 1 (0.63%) Windows 10
8 1 (0.63%) Windows Phone
8 1 (0.63%) Windows Phone 8
8 1 (0.63%) Windows Server
8 1 (0.63%) Windows Server 2019
Processes & Methodologies
1 39 (24.68%) Computer Science
2 36 (22.78%) Software Engineering
3 31 (19.62%) Agile Software Development
4 24 (15.19%) Validation
5 21 (13.29%) Problem-Solving
6 20 (12.66%) Data Management
7 19 (12.03%) Business Intelligence
8 17 (10.76%) DevOps
9 16 (10.13%) Embedded Software Development
9 16 (10.13%) Software Testing
10 15 (9.49%) Analytics
11 14 (8.86%) Mathematics
11 14 (8.86%) Project Management
12 12 (7.59%) Continuous Integration
13 10 (6.33%) Scrum
14 9 (5.70%) Disaster Recovery
14 9 (5.70%) Migration
14 9 (5.70%) Statistics
14 9 (5.70%) TDD
15 8 (5.06%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 30 (18.99%) C
2 28 (17.72%) SQL
3 25 (15.82%) Python
4 23 (14.56%) C#
5 13 (8.23%) C++
6 12 (7.59%) Embedded C
6 12 (7.59%) JavaScript
7 11 (6.96%) Bash Shell
7 11 (6.96%) Java
8 7 (4.43%) T-SQL
8 7 (4.43%) VB.NET
9 6 (3.80%) Apple Swift
9 6 (3.80%) Objective-C
9 6 (3.80%) PHP
10 4 (2.53%) R
11 3 (1.90%) PROC SQL
11 3 (1.90%) SAS Macro
11 3 (1.90%) VB
12 2 (1.27%) ES6
12 2 (1.27%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 25 (15.82%) Computer Science Degree
2 12 (7.59%) PhD
3 9 (5.70%) HNC
4 6 (3.80%) HND
5 5 (3.16%) Numerate Degree
6 4 (2.53%) DBS Check
7 3 (1.90%) Security Cleared
8 2 (1.27%) Master's Degree
9 1 (0.63%) ACCA
9 1 (0.63%) CIMA
9 1 (0.63%) ISTQB
9 1 (0.63%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
9 1 (0.63%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (6.96%) QA
2 6 (3.80%) 21 CFR Part 11
3 5 (3.16%) CDISC
3 5 (3.16%) Good Clinical Practice
4 4 (2.53%) GxP
5 3 (1.90%) SLA
6 1 (0.63%) Data Quality
6 1 (0.63%) GDPR
6 1 (0.63%) ISO 9001
6 1 (0.63%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 1 (0.63%) PMO
System Software
1 12 (7.59%) Docker
2 5 (3.16%) Firmware
3 4 (2.53%) Active Directory
4 3 (1.90%) VirtualBox
4 3 (1.90%) VMware Infrastructure
5 1 (0.63%) pfSense
5 1 (0.63%) Terminal Services
5 1 (0.63%) XenApp
5 1 (0.63%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 6 (3.80%) Kubernetes
2 4 (2.53%) Ansible
2 4 (2.53%) FortiGate
2 4 (2.53%) Puppet
3 3 (1.90%) Nagios
3 3 (1.90%) Opscode Chef
3 3 (1.90%) ZABBIX
4 1 (0.63%) AirWatch
4 1 (0.63%) Terraform
Vendors
1 21 (13.29%) Microsoft
2 11 (6.96%) Facebook
2 11 (6.96%) Twitter
2 11 (6.96%) YouTube
3 9 (5.70%) Google
4 5 (3.16%) Oracle
5 4 (2.53%) Cisco
5 4 (2.53%) Juniper
6 3 (1.90%) CheckPoint
6 3 (1.90%) Fortinet
6 3 (1.90%) Huawei
6 3 (1.90%) Sonatype
6 3 (1.90%) VMware
7 2 (1.27%) IBM
7 2 (1.27%) Red Hat
7 2 (1.27%) ServiceNow
8 1 (0.63%) Adobe
8 1 (0.63%) Apple
8 1 (0.63%) Citrix
8 1 (0.63%) JD Edwards