Period
to 17 January 2021

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in the East of England with a requirement for Degree qualifications. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered over the 6 months to 17 January 2021 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Academic Degree
England > East of England
6 months to
17 Jan 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 8 10 11
Rank change year-on-year +2 +1 -6
Permanent jobs citing Degree 365 799 1,253
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the East of England 15.49% 12.92% 13.30%
As % of the Qualifications category 54.72% 50.73% 46.12%
Number of salaries quoted 308 565 991
Median annual salary £50,000 £45,250 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +10.50% +6.47% -5.56%
10th Percentile £24,175 £26,250 £23,750
90th Percentile £77,500 £67,500 £67,500
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 of England with a requirement for academic qualifications or professional certifications.

All Academic and Professional Certifications
East of England
Permanent vacancies requiring academic qualifications or professional certifications 667 1,575 2,717
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the East of England 28.30% 25.48% 28.85%
Number of salaries quoted 474 1,125 1,907
Median annual salary £50,000 £46,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +7.53% +3.33% -
10th Percentile £30,650 £26,250 £25,500
90th Percentile £76,875 £73,750 £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 of England

Job postings citing Degree as a proportion of all IT jobs advertised in the East of England.

Job vacancy trend for Degree in the East of England

Degree
Salary Trend in the East of England

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

Salary trend for Degree in the East of England

Degree
Salary Histogram in the East of England

Salary distribution for jobs citing Degree in the East of England over the 6 months to 17 January 2021.

Salary histogram for Degree in the East of England

Degree
Job Locations in the East of England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Degree within the East of England region over the 6 months to 17 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
Cambridgeshire -2 173 £50,000 +2.78% 104
Hertfordshire +10 77 £61,250 +16.67% 53
Essex -2 77 £37,060 +1.80% 22
Bedfordshire +35 27 £52,500 +10.53% 9
Suffolk +2 10 £72,500 +61.11% 3
Norfolk +5 6 £50,000 +10.24% 8
Degree
England

For the 6 months to 17 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 of England region with a requirement for Degree.

1 119 (32.60%) Computer Science
2 86 (23.56%) Microsoft
3 78 (21.37%) SQL
4 77 (21.10%) Problem-Solving
5 75 (20.55%) JavaScript
6 73 (20.00%) Linux
6 73 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
6 73 (20.00%) Software Engineering
7 70 (19.18%) Mathematics
8 69 (18.90%) Python
9 68 (18.63%) Computer Science Degree
10 65 (17.81%) C#
11 54 (14.79%) CSS
12 51 (13.97%) C++
13 50 (13.70%) AWS
14 49 (13.42%) Project Management
14 49 (13.42%) Law
15 48 (13.15%) Windows
15 48 (13.15%) Analytical Skills
16 43 (11.78%) HTML
16 43 (11.78%) .NET
16 43 (11.78%) Analytics
17 37 (10.14%) Node.js
18 35 (9.59%) DevOps
19 34 (9.32%) SQL Server
20 33 (9.04%) Azure
20 33 (9.04%) Physics
21 31 (8.49%) Self-Motivation
22 30 (8.22%) Machine Learning
23 29 (7.95%) NoSQL

Degree
Co-occurring IT Skills in the East of England 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 (3.56%) SharePoint
2 7 (1.92%) MS Exchange
3 5 (1.37%) Camunda
3 5 (1.37%) OpenStack
4 4 (1.10%) Apache Airflow
4 4 (1.10%) Apache Spark
4 4 (1.10%) Luigi
5 3 (0.82%) Jupyter
5 3 (0.82%) SAS
6 2 (0.55%) IIS
7 1 (0.27%) CMS
7 1 (0.27%) Confluence
7 1 (0.27%) Umbraco
Applications
1 18 (4.93%) Microsoft Office
2 5 (1.37%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 4 (1.10%) Microsoft Excel
4 3 (0.82%) Camtasia
5 2 (0.55%) Adobe XD
5 2 (0.55%) Spreadsheet
6 1 (0.27%) Adobe Illustrator
6 1 (0.27%) InVision
6 1 (0.27%) Microsoft Project
6 1 (0.27%) OrCAD
6 1 (0.27%) Photoshop
6 1 (0.27%) Simulink
6 1 (0.27%) Sketch
6 1 (0.27%) SPSS
6 1 (0.27%) Stateflow
Business Applications
1 4 (1.10%) NetSuite
2 2 (0.55%) Dynamics AX
2 2 (0.55%) Dynamics CRM
3 1 (0.27%) OpenText VIM for SAP
Cloud Services
1 50 (13.70%) AWS
2 33 (9.04%) Azure
3 12 (3.29%) Office 365
4 11 (3.01%) SaaS
5 10 (2.74%) AdWords
5 10 (2.74%) Dynamics 365
5 10 (2.74%) Google Analytics
6 9 (2.47%) Cloud Computing
6 9 (2.47%) OneDrive
7 8 (2.19%) Azure Active Directory
7 8 (2.19%) GCP
8 7 (1.92%) IaaS
9 4 (1.10%) Amazon EC2
9 4 (1.10%) Amazon EMR
9 4 (1.10%) Logic Apps
10 3 (0.82%) Adobe Creative Cloud
10 3 (0.82%) Power Platform
10 3 (0.82%) ServiceMax
11 2 (0.55%) npm
12 1 (0.27%) Serverless
Communications & Networking
1 21 (5.75%) Firewall
2 10 (2.74%) DHCP
2 10 (2.74%) TCP/IP
3 9 (2.47%) LAN
4 8 (2.19%) WAN
5 6 (1.64%) DNS
5 6 (1.64%) RFID
5 6 (1.64%) Software-Defined Radio
6 5 (1.37%) BGP
7 4 (1.10%) MPLS
7 4 (1.10%) VPN
8 3 (0.82%) Ethernet
8 3 (0.82%) Internet
9 2 (0.55%) MQTT
9 2 (0.55%) Network Security
9 2 (0.55%) Radio Access Network
9 2 (0.55%) RTP
9 2 (0.55%) Wi-Fi
9 2 (0.55%) Wireless
10 1 (0.27%) Fibre Channel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 34 (9.32%) SQL Server
2 29 (7.95%) NoSQL
3 16 (4.38%) Relational Database
4 13 (3.56%) PostgreSQL
5 11 (3.01%) MySQL
6 9 (2.47%) Data Warehouse
7 8 (2.19%) MongoDB
8 7 (1.92%) Redis
9 6 (1.64%) SQL Server Reporting Services
10 5 (1.37%) SQL Server Integration Services
10 5 (1.37%) Tableau
11 4 (1.10%) Amazon RDS
11 4 (1.10%) Amazon Redshift
11 4 (1.10%) Apache Cassandra
11 4 (1.10%) Azkaban
11 4 (1.10%) Big Data
11 4 (1.10%) Hadoop
11 4 (1.10%) SQLite
12 3 (0.82%) DTS
12 3 (0.82%) Power BI
Development Applications
1 23 (6.30%) Git (software)
2 12 (3.29%) webpack
3 10 (2.74%) JIRA
4 8 (2.19%) Rational DOORS
5 7 (1.92%) NUnit
6 6 (1.64%) Jenkins
7 5 (1.37%) Rational Rhapsody
7 5 (1.37%) Robot Framework
7 5 (1.37%) Selenium
7 5 (1.37%) WebDriver
8 4 (1.10%) Visual Studio
9 3 (0.82%) Oracle Forms
9 3 (0.82%) Subversion
10 2 (0.55%) Clang
10 2 (0.55%) CruiseControl
10 2 (0.55%) Cucumber
10 2 (0.55%) Karma Test Runner
10 2 (0.55%) LabVIEW
10 2 (0.55%) Team Foundation Server
10 2 (0.55%) Xcode
General
1 49 (13.42%) Law
2 24 (6.58%) Marketing
3 20 (5.48%) Electronics
3 20 (5.48%) German Language
3 20 (5.48%) Retail
4 16 (4.38%) Finance
5 15 (4.11%) Spanish Language
6 13 (3.56%) French Language
7 12 (3.29%) Manufacturing
8 11 (3.01%) Aerospace
8 11 (3.01%) Games
8 11 (3.01%) Italian Language
8 11 (3.01%) Pharmaceutical
9 8 (2.19%) Telecoms
10 7 (1.92%) Back Office
11 6 (1.64%) Automotive
12 5 (1.37%) Military
13 4 (1.10%) Advertising
14 3 (0.82%) Banking
14 3 (0.82%) Humanities
Job Titles
1 97 (26.58%) Developer
2 45 (12.33%) Graduate
3 36 (9.86%) Software Engineer
4 32 (8.77%) Software Developer
5 26 (7.12%) .NET Developer
6 23 (6.30%) Junior
7 21 (5.75%) Analyst
8 19 (5.21%) Python Developer
9 17 (4.66%) Graduate Developer
9 17 (4.66%) Senior Developer
10 16 (4.38%) C# Developer
11 14 (3.84%) Architect
11 14 (3.84%) Network Engineer
12 13 (3.56%) C# .NET Developer
12 13 (3.56%) JavaScript Developer
12 13 (3.56%) Linux Engineer
12 13 (3.56%) Security Engineer
12 13 (3.56%) Systems Engineer
13 12 (3.29%) Graduate Software Developer
14 11 (3.01%) SQL Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 54 (14.79%) CSS
2 43 (11.78%) .NET
2 43 (11.78%) HTML
3 37 (10.14%) Node.js
4 29 (7.95%) React
5 24 (6.58%) REST
6 21 (5.75%) JSON
7 17 (4.66%) Django
8 16 (4.38%) ASP.NET
9 15 (4.11%) AngularJS
10 14 (3.84%) jQuery
10 14 (3.84%) Redux
10 14 (3.84%) Web Services
11 12 (3.29%) .NET Core
12 11 (3.01%) .NET Framework
12 11 (3.01%) ASP.NET Web API
13 10 (2.74%) HTML5
13 10 (2.74%) RESTful
14 9 (2.47%) XML
15 7 (1.92%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 48 (13.15%) Analytical Skills
2 31 (8.49%) Self-Motivation
3 27 (7.40%) Management Information System
4 23 (6.30%) User Experience
5 14 (3.84%) Data Centre
6 10 (2.74%) Analytical Mindset
6 10 (2.74%) Verilog
7 9 (2.47%) Driving Licence
7 9 (2.47%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
8 8 (2.19%) STB
9 7 (1.92%) Animation
9 7 (1.92%) BBC
9 7 (1.92%) Mobile App
10 6 (1.64%) Client/Server
10 6 (1.64%) Data Structures
10 6 (1.64%) Robotics
10 6 (1.64%) VHDL
11 5 (1.37%) Algorithms
11 5 (1.37%) Life Science
11 5 (1.37%) VLSI
Operating Systems
1 73 (20.00%) Linux
2 48 (13.15%) Windows
3 15 (4.11%) Unix
4 13 (3.56%) Windows Server
5 5 (1.37%) Mac OS
5 5 (1.37%) Ubuntu
6 4 (1.10%) Windows 10
7 3 (0.82%) Android
8 2 (0.55%) Apple iOS
8 2 (0.55%) Mac OS X
9 1 (0.27%) Windows Server 2008
9 1 (0.27%) Windows Server 2012
9 1 (0.27%) Windows Server 2019
Processes & Methodologies
1 119 (32.60%) Computer Science
2 77 (21.10%) Problem-Solving
3 73 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
3 73 (20.00%) Software Engineering
4 70 (19.18%) Mathematics
5 49 (13.42%) Project Management
6 43 (11.78%) Analytics
7 35 (9.59%) DevOps
8 33 (9.04%) Physics
9 30 (8.22%) Machine Learning
10 27 (7.40%) Continuous Improvement
10 27 (7.40%) Validation
11 26 (7.12%) ITIL
12 24 (6.58%) Cybersecurity
13 23 (6.30%) OO
14 19 (5.21%) Visualisation
15 18 (4.93%) Artificial Intelligence
15 18 (4.93%) Multithreading
15 18 (4.93%) Scrum
15 18 (4.93%) Test Automation
Programming Languages
1 78 (21.37%) SQL
2 75 (20.55%) JavaScript
3 69 (18.90%) Python
4 65 (17.81%) C#
5 51 (13.97%) C++
6 20 (5.48%) Java
7 16 (4.38%) C
8 14 (3.84%) Bash Shell
8 14 (3.84%) TypeScript
9 10 (2.74%) PowerShell
9 10 (2.74%) T-SQL
10 9 (2.47%) MATLAB
10 9 (2.47%) Perl
11 7 (1.92%) PHP
12 5 (1.37%) VB.NET
13 4 (1.10%) R
13 4 (1.10%) Scala
13 4 (1.10%) Shell Script
13 4 (1.10%) VB
13 4 (1.10%) VB6
Qualifications
1 68 (18.63%) Computer Science Degree
2 16 (4.38%) PhD
3 13 (3.56%) Microsoft Certification
4 12 (3.29%) SC Cleared
4 12 (3.29%) Security Cleared
5 11 (3.01%) Cisco Certification
6 10 (2.74%) CISSP
6 10 (2.74%) PMI Certification
6 10 (2.74%) PMP
7 9 (2.47%) MCP
8 7 (1.92%) Numerate Degree
9 6 (1.64%) A+ Certification
9 6 (1.64%) DBS Check
9 6 (1.64%) GPEN
9 6 (1.64%) HNC
9 6 (1.64%) JNCIA
9 6 (1.64%) MCDST
10 5 (1.37%) CCIE
10 5 (1.37%) CCNA
10 5 (1.37%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 16 (4.38%) SLA
2 12 (3.29%) QA
3 10 (2.74%) Data Quality
4 7 (1.92%) NIST
5 5 (1.37%) GDPR
6 3 (0.82%) CDISC
6 3 (0.82%) COBIT
6 3 (0.82%) GxP
7 2 (0.55%) ISO 26262
8 1 (0.27%) Cyber Essentials
8 1 (0.27%) Def Stans
8 1 (0.27%) GLP
8 1 (0.27%) GMP
8 1 (0.27%) Good Clinical Practice
8 1 (0.27%) HIPAA
8 1 (0.27%) HL7
8 1 (0.27%) JTAG
System Software
1 17 (4.66%) Active Directory
2 15 (4.11%) Docker
3 8 (2.19%) Firmware
4 6 (1.64%) VMware Infrastructure
5 2 (0.55%) Virtual Servers
5 2 (0.55%) vSphere
6 1 (0.27%) Microsoft Virtual Server
6 1 (0.27%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 12 (3.29%) Ansible
2 8 (2.19%) Puppet
3 7 (1.92%) Kubernetes
3 7 (1.92%) Microsoft Intune
4 6 (1.64%) Opscode Chef
5 5 (1.37%) Salt
6 4 (1.10%) QRadar
7 2 (0.55%) Nessus
7 2 (0.55%) SCCM
7 2 (0.55%) WSUS
8 1 (0.27%) HAProxy
8 1 (0.27%) Nexpose
8 1 (0.27%) SolarWinds Orion
Vendors
1 86 (23.56%) Microsoft
2 15 (4.11%) Cisco
3 13 (3.56%) Google
4 12 (3.29%) Twitter
5 11 (3.01%) Oracle
6 10 (2.74%) Kenshoo
6 10 (2.74%) Marin
6 10 (2.74%) YouTube
7 9 (2.47%) Snow
8 8 (2.19%) Intel
9 7 (1.92%) Juniper
10 6 (1.64%) EMC
10 6 (1.64%) VMware
11 5 (1.37%) Adobe
11 5 (1.37%) Arista
11 5 (1.37%) Cadence
11 5 (1.37%) IBM
11 5 (1.37%) JD Edwards
12 4 (1.10%) Citrix
12 4 (1.10%) Red Hat