Period
to 23 September 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 23 September 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Academic Degree
England > East Midlands
6 months to
23 Sep 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 20 17 15
Rank change year-on-year -3 -2 0
Permanent jobs citing Degree 473 528 754
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the East Midlands 9.99% 10.28% 11.64%
As % of the Qualifications category 46.42% 47.70% 45.15%
Number of salaries quoted 385 554 745
East Midlands median annual salary £42,500 £34,000 £36,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +25.00% -5.56% +2.86%
10th Percentile £25,950 £23,075 £22,500
90th Percentile £73,750 £57,500 £55,824
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 1,019 1,107 1,670
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the East Midlands 21.52% 21.56% 25.78%
Number of salaries quoted 776 932 1,268
East Midlands median annual salary £40,750 £40,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +1.88% +6.67% -
10th Percentile £23,813 £23,000 £22,500
90th Percentile £73,750 £58,750 £63,750
England median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £46,500
% change year-on-year +5.26% +2.15% +3.33%

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 23 September 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 23 September 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
Northamptonshire -5 143 £45,000 +47.54% 27
Nottinghamshire +1 136 £42,500 +6.25% 71
Leicestershire +8 104 £42,714 +31.43% 30
Derbyshire +1 75 £36,750 -2.00% 26
Lincolnshire +18 13 £26,000 +36.84% 12
Degree
England

For the 6 months to 23 September 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.

1 150 (31.71%) Agile Software Development
2 147 (31.08%) Computer Science
3 112 (23.68%) Software Engineering
4 98 (20.72%) C#
5 96 (20.30%) Java
6 94 (19.87%) Problem-Solving
7 84 (17.76%) Microsoft
8 83 (17.55%) Computer Science Degree
9 79 (16.70%) SQL
9 79 (16.70%) .NET
10 78 (16.49%) C++
11 75 (15.86%) Oracle
12 71 (15.01%) JavaScript
13 67 (14.16%) SQL Server
14 65 (13.74%) Scrum
15 64 (13.53%) Finance
16 61 (12.90%) Windows
17 59 (12.47%) C
17 59 (12.47%) Microservices
18 54 (11.42%) Microsoft Azure
19 53 (11.21%) Project Management
20 52 (10.99%) HTML
20 52 (10.99%) Analytical Skills
21 51 (10.78%) Mathematics
22 43 (9.09%) ASP.NET
22 43 (9.09%) Web Services
22 43 (9.09%) Amazon AWS
23 42 (8.88%) CSS
23 42 (8.88%) Validation
24 41 (8.67%) Manufacturing

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 20 (4.23%) Apache Spark
2 12 (2.54%) Elasticsearch
2 12 (2.54%) IIS
3 6 (1.27%) Confluence
4 4 (0.85%) MQSeries
4 4 (0.85%) MS Exchange
4 4 (0.85%) SharePoint
5 3 (0.63%) CMS
5 3 (0.63%) Exchange Server 2007
5 3 (0.63%) NServiceBus
5 3 (0.63%) SAS
6 2 (0.42%) Apache
6 2 (0.42%) JBoss
7 1 (0.21%) ArcGIS
7 1 (0.21%) Exchange Server 2010
7 1 (0.21%) NetWeaver
7 1 (0.21%) Sitecore CMS
Applications
1 31 (6.55%) Microsoft Office
2 6 (1.27%) Microsoft Excel
3 4 (0.85%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 4 (0.85%) Photoshop
4 3 (0.63%) InVision
4 3 (0.63%) UserZoom
5 1 (0.21%) Simulink
5 1 (0.21%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 2 (0.42%) Dynamics AX
1 2 (0.42%) SAP Hybris
2 1 (0.21%) NetSuite
2 1 (0.21%) OPENHousing
2 1 (0.21%) Oracle Retail
2 1 (0.21%) Remedy ITSM
2 1 (0.21%) SAP S/4HANA
Cloud Services
1 54 (11.42%) Microsoft Azure
2 43 (9.09%) Amazon AWS
3 37 (7.82%) GitHub
4 21 (4.44%) Google Cloud Platform
5 13 (2.75%) Office 365
6 12 (2.54%) SaaS
7 8 (1.69%) PaaS
8 6 (1.27%) IBM Cloud
9 4 (0.85%) Cloud Computing
10 3 (0.63%) Adobe Analytics
10 3 (0.63%) Google Analytics
11 2 (0.42%) AWS CloudFormation
11 2 (0.42%) IaaS
11 2 (0.42%) npm
12 1 (0.21%) AdWords
12 1 (0.21%) AWS Lambda
12 1 (0.21%) Dynamics 365
12 1 (0.21%) OpenShift
12 1 (0.21%) Sage Pay
12 1 (0.21%) Serverless
Communications & Networking
1 21 (4.44%) Internet
2 16 (3.38%) Firewall
3 14 (2.96%) TCP/IP
4 13 (2.75%) LAN
4 13 (2.75%) WAN
5 8 (1.69%) MPLS
5 8 (1.69%) VPN
6 7 (1.48%) Network Security
6 7 (1.48%) Wireless
7 6 (1.27%) HTTP
7 6 (1.27%) Reverse Proxy
8 5 (1.06%) Cisco Nexus
8 5 (1.06%) Intrusion Detection
9 4 (0.85%) BIG-IP
9 4 (0.85%) Ethernet
9 4 (0.85%) Intranet
9 4 (0.85%) IP Telephony
9 4 (0.85%) SAN
10 3 (0.63%) SMS
10 3 (0.63%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 67 (14.16%) SQL Server
2 26 (5.50%) Big Data
3 25 (5.29%) MongoDB
4 22 (4.65%) Hadoop
5 16 (3.38%) Data Warehouse
6 14 (2.96%) HBase
7 13 (2.75%) SQL Server 2016
8 12 (2.54%) NoSQL
8 12 (2.54%) Relational Database
9 11 (2.33%) Flink
10 9 (1.90%) MySQL
10 9 (1.90%) OLTP
11 8 (1.69%) Data Mining
11 8 (1.69%) SQL Server 2014
12 7 (1.48%) SQL Server Integration Services
13 6 (1.27%) BigQuery
13 6 (1.27%) RDBMS
13 6 (1.27%) SQL Server 2012
13 6 (1.27%) SQL Server Reporting Services
13 6 (1.27%) Star Schema
Development Applications
1 41 (8.67%) Subversion
2 35 (7.40%) Cucumber
3 33 (6.98%) Git (software)
4 32 (6.77%) Gradle
5 23 (4.86%) Maven
6 20 (4.23%) Visual Studio
7 19 (4.02%) JUnit
8 17 (3.59%) JIRA
9 16 (3.38%) Jenkins
10 10 (2.11%) Selenium
11 7 (1.48%) CppUnit
11 7 (1.48%) LoadRunner
11 7 (1.48%) NeoLoad
12 6 (1.27%) Xcode
13 5 (1.06%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
13 5 (1.06%) Team Foundation Server
13 5 (1.06%) WiX
14 4 (0.85%) Bitbucket
14 4 (0.85%) GitLab
15 3 (0.63%) Octopus Deploy
General
1 64 (13.53%) Finance
2 41 (8.67%) Manufacturing
3 36 (7.61%) Retail
4 35 (7.40%) Billing
5 34 (7.19%) Marketing
6 20 (4.23%) Telecoms
7 16 (3.38%) Banking
8 15 (3.17%) Electronics
9 13 (2.75%) Law
10 12 (2.54%) Retail Banking
11 8 (1.69%) Legal
12 7 (1.48%) Automotive
13 2 (0.42%) Advertising
13 2 (0.42%) Financial Institution
13 2 (0.42%) Games
13 2 (0.42%) Investment Banking
13 2 (0.42%) Pharmaceutical
13 2 (0.42%) Publishing
14 1 (0.21%) Aerospace
14 1 (0.21%) German Language
Job Titles
1 107 (22.62%) Developer
2 82 (17.34%) Analyst
3 66 (13.95%) Software Engineer
4 37 (7.82%) .NET Developer
5 36 (7.61%) Embedded Engineer
6 34 (7.19%) Systems Analyst
7 33 (6.98%) Business Systems Analyst
8 30 (6.34%) Java Developer
9 29 (6.13%) Embedded Software Engineer
10 28 (5.92%) C# Developer
11 27 (5.71%) Graduate
12 24 (5.07%) Junior
13 23 (4.86%) Architect
14 22 (4.65%) Lead Software Engineer
14 22 (4.65%) Software Developer
15 21 (4.44%) Scrum Master
16 20 (4.23%) Junior Developer
17 19 (4.02%) C# .NET Developer
18 17 (3.59%) Java Engineer
18 17 (3.59%) Lead Embedded Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 79 (16.70%) .NET
2 52 (10.99%) HTML
3 43 (9.09%) ASP.NET
3 43 (9.09%) Web Services
4 42 (8.88%) CSS
5 29 (6.13%) REST
6 28 (5.92%) jQuery
7 27 (5.71%) Spring
8 25 (5.29%) .NET Framework
9 24 (5.07%) RESTful
10 22 (4.65%) HTML5
11 20 (4.23%) ASP.NET Web API
12 19 (4.02%) AngularJS
12 19 (4.02%) SOAP
13 18 (3.81%) ASP.NET MVC
14 17 (3.59%) JMS
14 17 (3.59%) JPA
15 13 (2.75%) JSON
15 13 (2.75%) Node.js
15 13 (2.75%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 147 (31.08%) Computer Science
2 52 (10.99%) Analytical Skills
3 37 (7.82%) Embedded Systems
4 36 (7.61%) Device Driver
5 31 (6.55%) Self-Motivation
6 20 (4.23%) Management Information System
7 16 (3.38%) Mobile App
8 15 (3.17%) Public Cloud
9 14 (2.96%) User Experience
10 13 (2.75%) Enterprise Software
11 12 (2.54%) CCTV
12 11 (2.33%) Driving Licence
13 10 (2.11%) SCADA
14 9 (1.90%) Credit Risk
14 9 (1.90%) Greenfield Project
15 8 (1.69%) Cyberthreat
15 8 (1.69%) Data Centre
15 8 (1.69%) NHS
16 6 (1.27%) 3D Graphics
16 6 (1.27%) Enterprise Cloud
Operating Systems
1 61 (12.90%) Windows
2 27 (5.71%) Linux
3 20 (4.23%) Unix
4 11 (2.33%) Windows Server
5 10 (2.11%) Apple iOS
6 5 (1.06%) Android
6 5 (1.06%) Windows 10
6 5 (1.06%) Windows 8
7 4 (0.85%) Windows Server 2012
8 3 (0.63%) Windows 7
8 3 (0.63%) Windows Server 2008
9 2 (0.42%) CentOS
9 2 (0.42%) SUSE
10 1 (0.21%) Mac OS X
10 1 (0.21%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 1 (0.21%) Windows Embedded Compact
Processes & Methodologies
1 150 (31.71%) Agile Software Development
2 112 (23.68%) Software Engineering
3 94 (19.87%) Problem-Solving
4 65 (13.74%) Scrum
5 59 (12.47%) Microservices
6 53 (11.21%) Project Management
7 51 (10.78%) Mathematics
8 42 (8.88%) Validation
9 40 (8.46%) Analytics
9 40 (8.46%) OO
10 36 (7.61%) Coaching
10 36 (7.61%) Mentoring
11 35 (7.40%) MVC
11 35 (7.40%) Test Automation
11 35 (7.40%) Unit Testing
12 34 (7.19%) ITIL
13 32 (6.77%) Decision-Making
13 32 (6.77%) Open Source
14 31 (6.55%) Continuous Integration
15 27 (5.71%) Time Management
Programming Languages
1 98 (20.72%) C#
2 96 (20.30%) Java
3 79 (16.70%) SQL
4 78 (16.49%) C++
5 71 (15.01%) JavaScript
6 59 (12.47%) C
7 22 (4.65%) Python
8 12 (2.54%) VBA
9 10 (2.11%) VB
10 8 (1.69%) PHP
11 7 (1.48%) T-SQL
12 6 (1.27%) Objective-C
12 6 (1.27%) VB.NET
13 5 (1.06%) PL/SQL
13 5 (1.06%) PowerShell
13 5 (1.06%) XAML
14 4 (0.85%) Perl
14 4 (0.85%) TypeScript
15 3 (0.63%) Groovy
15 3 (0.63%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 83 (17.55%) Computer Science Degree
2 22 (4.65%) HND
3 20 (4.23%) Master's Degree
4 19 (4.02%) ISTQB
5 14 (2.96%) Security Cleared
6 13 (2.75%) Microsoft Certification
7 10 (2.11%) CCNP
7 10 (2.11%) Cisco Certification
7 10 (2.11%) Numerate Degree
8 9 (1.90%) MCSE
9 8 (1.69%) ISEB
10 7 (1.48%) CCNA
10 7 (1.48%) CISSP
11 6 (1.27%) DBS Check
11 6 (1.27%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
11 6 (1.27%) SC Cleared
12 3 (0.63%) ITIL Certification
12 3 (0.63%) MCSA
13 2 (0.42%) BC Cleared
13 2 (0.42%) HNC
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 27 (5.71%) QA
2 3 (0.63%) COBIT
2 3 (0.63%) ISO 9001
2 3 (0.63%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 3 (0.63%) SLA
3 2 (0.42%) Data Quality
3 2 (0.42%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 1 (0.21%) Cyber Essentials
4 1 (0.21%) GDPR
4 1 (0.21%) ISO 26262
4 1 (0.21%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
4 1 (0.21%) PMO
4 1 (0.21%) TickIT
System Software
1 18 (3.81%) Docker
2 17 (3.59%) Active Directory
3 5 (1.06%) BitLocker
3 5 (1.06%) Firmware
4 4 (0.85%) Hyper-V
5 3 (0.63%) VMware Infrastructure
6 2 (0.42%) vSphere
7 1 (0.21%) HDFS
Systems Management
1 15 (3.17%) Opscode Chef
2 8 (1.69%) Kubernetes
3 7 (1.48%) Ansible
3 7 (1.48%) Puppet
4 5 (1.06%) Terraform
5 4 (0.85%) Network Intrusion Detection System
6 3 (0.63%) SCCM
7 2 (0.42%) Oozie
7 2 (0.42%) Single Sign-On
7 2 (0.42%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
8 1 (0.21%) Cisco CUCM
8 1 (0.21%) Cisco Prime
8 1 (0.21%) Cisco UCCX
8 1 (0.21%) Red Hat Satellite
8 1 (0.21%) Salt
8 1 (0.21%) SCOM
8 1 (0.21%) SCSM
8 1 (0.21%) SolarWinds Orion
Vendors
1 84 (17.76%) Microsoft
2 75 (15.86%) Oracle
3 29 (6.13%) Google
4 19 (4.02%) SAP
5 10 (2.11%) F5
6 8 (1.69%) Adobe
6 8 (1.69%) Cisco
6 8 (1.69%) VMware
7 6 (1.27%) Cloudera
7 6 (1.27%) MapR
7 6 (1.27%) Symantec
7 6 (1.27%) Xamarin
8 5 (1.06%) Kaseya
8 5 (1.06%) SolarWinds
9 4 (0.85%) CyberArk
9 4 (0.85%) ForgeRock
9 4 (0.85%) iManage
9 4 (0.85%) Meraki
9 4 (0.85%) Riverbed
9 4 (0.85%) Telerik