Period
to 29 July 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 29 July 2021 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Academic Degree
England > East of England
6 months to
29 Jul 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 6 10 9
Rank change year-on-year +4 -1 +2
Permanent jobs citing Degree 688 452 990
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the East of England 14.52% 14.51% 13.46%
As % of the Qualifications category 52.68% 53.62% 47.69%
Number of salaries quoted 199 342 681
10th Percentile £26,250 £27,500 £26,000
25th Percentile £34,500 £35,428 £34,802
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £47,500 £47,500 £50,000
Median % change year-on-year - -5.00% +11.11%
75th Percentile £62,500 £60,000 £62,500
90th Percentile £70,500 £72,500 £73,000
England median annual salary £55,000 £52,500 £50,000
% change year-on-year +4.76% +5.00% +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 1,306 843 2,076
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the East of England 27.56% 27.06% 28.23%
Number of salaries quoted 577 601 1,547
10th Percentile £28,800 £27,500 £25,750
25th Percentile £36,250 £35,428 £33,375
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £50,000 £47,500 £45,000
Median % change year-on-year +5.26% +5.56% -
75th Percentile £65,000 £62,500 £62,500
90th Percentile £75,000 £75,000 £75,000
England median annual salary £55,000 £52,500 £50,000
% change year-on-year +4.76% +5.00% -

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 29 July 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 29 July 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 +4 331 £47,250 -5.50% 167
Hertfordshire +11 249 £57,500 +20.93% 77
Essex -19 42 £45,000 +21.43% 27
Suffolk +11 36 £35,000 -30.00% 15
Bedfordshire -14 18 £52,500 -4.55% 26
Norfolk -10 10 £42,000 +29.23% 10
Degree
England

For the 6 months to 29 July 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.

1 232 (33.72%) Computer Science
2 228 (33.14%) Social Skills
3 175 (25.44%) Agile Software Development
4 153 (22.24%) Computer Science Degree
5 142 (20.64%) SQL
6 135 (19.62%) Pharmaceutical
6 135 (19.62%) Problem-Solving
7 119 (17.30%) Project Management
8 108 (15.70%) Mathematics
9 97 (14.10%) Python
9 97 (14.10%) Analytical Skills
10 94 (13.66%) Validation
10 94 (13.66%) Software Engineering
11 91 (13.23%) Life Science
12 87 (12.65%) Data Management
13 78 (11.34%) C++
14 72 (10.47%) Linux
14 72 (10.47%) Law
14 72 (10.47%) Electronics
15 71 (10.32%) C#
16 70 (10.17%) Analytics
17 69 (10.03%) SDLC
18 64 (9.30%) Management Information System
18 64 (9.30%) AWS
19 62 (9.01%) Finance
20 58 (8.43%) C
21 57 (8.28%) Microsoft
22 56 (8.14%) PhD
23 55 (7.99%) Decision-Making
24 53 (7.70%) Instagram

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 41 (5.96%) SAS
2 11 (1.60%) Apache Spark
3 10 (1.45%) SharePoint
4 8 (1.16%) IIS
5 5 (0.73%) Confluence
5 5 (0.73%) Exchange Server 2013
5 5 (0.73%) Jupyter
6 3 (0.44%) Apache
6 3 (0.44%) CMS
7 2 (0.29%) Apache Airflow
7 2 (0.29%) MS Exchange
7 2 (0.29%) Tomcat
8 1 (0.15%) IBM Notes
8 1 (0.15%) Jetty
8 1 (0.15%) OpenStack
Applications
1 46 (6.69%) Simulink
2 26 (3.78%) Microsoft Excel
3 21 (3.05%) Microsoft Office
4 10 (1.45%) Microsoft PowerPoint
5 8 (1.16%) Figma
5 8 (1.16%) Sketch
6 7 (1.02%) Microsoft Project
7 5 (0.73%) Zeplin
8 3 (0.44%) Adobe XD
8 3 (0.44%) InVision
8 3 (0.44%) Spreadsheet
9 1 (0.15%) AutoCAD
9 1 (0.15%) Autodesk Inventor
9 1 (0.15%) MS Visio
9 1 (0.15%) PTC Creo
9 1 (0.15%) SOLIDWORKS
Business Applications
1 8 (1.16%) NetSuite
2 6 (0.87%) Dynamics AX
3 2 (0.29%) Teamcenter
4 1 (0.15%) SAP CRM
Cloud Services
1 64 (9.30%) AWS
2 49 (7.12%) Azure
3 32 (4.65%) SaaS
4 16 (2.33%) Serverless
5 15 (2.18%) Microsoft 365
5 15 (2.18%) Power Platform
6 14 (2.03%) PaaS
7 13 (1.89%) IaaS
8 10 (1.45%) Cloud Computing
9 9 (1.31%) GCP
10 8 (1.16%) AWS Lambda
11 7 (1.02%) Dynamics 365
12 6 (0.87%) Boomi
12 6 (0.87%) ServiceMax
12 6 (0.87%) Veeva
13 5 (0.73%) Azure Service Bus
13 5 (0.73%) GitHub
14 4 (0.58%) Amazon CloudWatch
14 4 (0.58%) Amazon EC2
14 4 (0.58%) AWS CloudFormation
Communications & Networking
1 25 (3.63%) Software-Defined Radio
2 17 (2.47%) DNS
3 13 (1.89%) Firewall
3 13 (1.89%) HTTP
4 9 (1.31%) WAN
5 8 (1.16%) TCP/IP
6 7 (1.02%) DHCP
7 6 (0.87%) LAN
8 5 (0.73%) Intranet
9 4 (0.58%) DMZ
10 3 (0.44%) RS-232
10 3 (0.44%) SD-WAN
11 2 (0.29%) Ethernet
12 1 (0.15%) Broadband
12 1 (0.15%) IPv4
12 1 (0.15%) MPLS
12 1 (0.15%) SMS
12 1 (0.15%) SSL
12 1 (0.15%) VoIP
12 1 (0.15%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 30 (4.36%) SQL Server
2 20 (2.91%) Electronic Patient Records
3 19 (2.76%) Spotfire
4 17 (2.47%) Data Warehouse
5 14 (2.03%) Crystal Reports
5 14 (2.03%) PostgreSQL
6 13 (1.89%) Data Mining
6 13 (1.89%) NoSQL
7 12 (1.74%) Power BI
7 12 (1.74%) Relational Database
8 11 (1.60%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
8 11 (1.60%) Tableau
9 10 (1.45%) MySQL
10 9 (1.31%) Big Data
10 9 (1.31%) Hadoop
10 9 (1.31%) Metadata
11 8 (1.16%) MongoDB
12 6 (0.87%) SQL Server Reporting Services
13 4 (0.58%) Azure SQL Database
13 4 (0.58%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 37 (5.38%) Git (software)
2 34 (4.94%) Rational Rhapsody
3 27 (3.92%) Jenkins
4 26 (3.78%) Rational DOORS
5 19 (2.76%) JIRA
6 14 (2.03%) Rational Team Concert
7 11 (1.60%) GitLab
8 10 (1.45%) GCC
9 6 (0.87%) TeamCity
10 5 (0.73%) Visual Studio
11 4 (0.58%) Subversion
12 3 (0.44%) Axure RP
12 3 (0.44%) Selenium
12 3 (0.44%) Team Foundation Server
13 2 (0.29%) Bitbucket
13 2 (0.29%) Jasmine
13 2 (0.29%) Karma Test Runner
13 2 (0.29%) NUnit
13 2 (0.29%) ReSharper
13 2 (0.29%) webpack
General
1 228 (33.14%) Social Skills
2 135 (19.62%) Pharmaceutical
3 97 (14.10%) Analytical Skills
4 72 (10.47%) Electronics
4 72 (10.47%) Law
5 62 (9.01%) Finance
6 49 (7.12%) Marketing
7 48 (6.98%) Manufacturing
8 42 (6.10%) Games
9 36 (5.23%) Influencing Skills
10 32 (4.65%) Inclusion and Diversity
11 28 (4.07%) Presentation Skills
12 21 (3.05%) Legal
13 15 (2.18%) Telecoms
14 14 (2.03%) Humanities
15 13 (1.89%) Retail
16 12 (1.74%) German Language
17 9 (1.31%) Organisational Skills
18 8 (1.16%) French Language
19 7 (1.02%) Aerospace
Job Titles
1 112 (16.28%) Developer
2 67 (9.74%) Analyst
3 63 (9.16%) Systems Engineer
4 62 (9.01%) Architect
5 44 (6.40%) Graduate
6 43 (6.25%) Software Developer
7 40 (5.81%) Programmer
8 36 (5.23%) Design Engineer
9 33 (4.80%) Software Engineer
10 29 (4.22%) Project Manager
11 27 (3.92%) C# Developer
12 26 (3.78%) Full Stack Developer
13 25 (3.63%) Embedded Engineer
13 25 (3.63%) Systems Architect
14 24 (3.49%) C++ Developer
15 22 (3.20%) Senior Analyst
16 21 (3.05%) Android Developer
17 20 (2.91%) Data Architect
17 20 (2.91%) Electronics Engineer
18 18 (2.62%) RF Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 44 (6.40%) .NET
2 30 (4.36%) CSS
3 23 (3.34%) Node.js
4 21 (3.05%) Web Services
5 18 (2.62%) HTML
5 18 (2.62%) REST
5 18 (2.62%) Velocity
6 13 (1.89%) React
7 12 (1.74%) JSON
8 11 (1.60%) ASP.NET
9 10 (1.45%) RESTful
10 8 (1.16%) jQuery
10 8 (1.16%) SOAP
11 7 (1.02%) .NET Framework
11 7 (1.02%) XML
12 6 (0.87%) HTML5
12 6 (0.87%) Kafka
12 6 (0.87%) Middleware
13 5 (0.73%) AngularJS
13 5 (0.73%) Shiny
Miscellaneous
1 91 (13.23%) Life Science
2 64 (9.30%) Management Information System
3 41 (5.96%) Algorithms
4 26 (3.78%) Mobile App
5 24 (3.49%) Self-Motivation
6 23 (3.34%) Biotechnology
7 22 (3.20%) User Experience
8 17 (2.47%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
8 17 (2.47%) VHDL
9 15 (2.18%) Social Media
10 14 (2.03%) Pharmacovigilance
11 13 (1.89%) Driving Licence
11 13 (1.89%) Public Cloud
12 11 (1.60%) Embedded Systems
13 10 (1.45%) Analogue Electronics
13 10 (1.45%) Reference Data
14 9 (1.31%) Virtual Team
15 7 (1.02%) Animation
15 7 (1.02%) Cloud Native
15 7 (1.02%) STB
Operating Systems
1 72 (10.47%) Linux
2 50 (7.27%) Windows
3 35 (5.09%) Unix
4 26 (3.78%) Android
5 10 (1.45%) Windows Server
6 8 (1.16%) Windows 10
7 7 (1.02%) Windows Server 2012
8 5 (0.73%) Windows Server 2008
9 4 (0.58%) Apple iOS
10 3 (0.44%) Mac OS
10 3 (0.44%) Windows 7
10 3 (0.44%) Windows Server 2016
11 2 (0.29%) CentOS
11 2 (0.29%) Debian
11 2 (0.29%) VMS
11 2 (0.29%) VxWorks
12 1 (0.15%) Ubuntu
12 1 (0.15%) Windows Server 2019
Processes & Methodologies
1 232 (33.72%) Computer Science
2 175 (25.44%) Agile Software Development
3 135 (19.62%) Problem-Solving
4 119 (17.30%) Project Management
5 108 (15.70%) Mathematics
6 94 (13.66%) Software Engineering
6 94 (13.66%) Validation
7 87 (12.65%) Data Management
8 70 (10.17%) Analytics
9 69 (10.03%) SDLC
10 55 (7.99%) Decision-Making
11 50 (7.27%) Product Roadmap
11 50 (7.27%) Systems Engineering
12 48 (6.98%) Machine Learning
12 48 (6.98%) Statistics
13 47 (6.83%) Artificial Intelligence
13 47 (6.83%) OO
14 46 (6.69%) Continuous Integration
14 46 (6.69%) Mentoring
15 45 (6.54%) Data Analysis
Programming Languages
1 142 (20.64%) SQL
2 97 (14.10%) Python
3 78 (11.34%) C++
4 71 (10.32%) C#
5 58 (8.43%) C
6 53 (7.70%) MATLAB
7 51 (7.41%) Java
8 41 (5.96%) JavaScript
9 21 (3.05%) Kotlin
10 18 (2.62%) R
11 15 (2.18%) Ada
12 12 (1.74%) Bash Shell
12 12 (1.74%) T-SQL
13 9 (1.31%) PowerShell
14 7 (1.02%) Perl
14 7 (1.02%) Ruby
15 6 (0.87%) PHP
16 4 (0.58%) TypeScript
17 2 (0.29%) Julia
17 2 (0.29%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 153 (22.24%) Computer Science Degree
2 56 (8.14%) PhD
3 46 (6.69%) Master's Degree
4 43 (6.25%) Security Cleared
5 41 (5.96%) SC Cleared
6 28 (4.07%) Numerate Degree
7 6 (0.87%) HND
7 6 (0.87%) PMI Certification
7 6 (0.87%) Postgraduate
8 5 (0.73%) ITIL Certification
8 5 (0.73%) MCP
8 5 (0.73%) PMP
9 4 (0.58%) CCNA
9 4 (0.58%) CCNP
9 4 (0.58%) Cisco Certification
9 4 (0.58%) CISSP
9 4 (0.58%) HNC
9 4 (0.58%) MBA
10 3 (0.44%) DV Cleared
10 3 (0.44%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 51 (7.41%) Data Quality
2 28 (4.07%) QA
3 24 (3.49%) Good Clinical Practice
4 22 (3.20%) GDPR
5 19 (2.76%) CDISC
5 19 (2.76%) GLP
6 14 (2.03%) Def Stans
6 14 (2.03%) MISRA
7 11 (1.60%) GMP
7 11 (1.60%) GxP
8 10 (1.45%) HIPAA
9 3 (0.44%) IEC 62304
9 3 (0.44%) ISO 13485
9 3 (0.44%) NIST
9 3 (0.44%) SLA
10 2 (0.29%) GAMP
10 2 (0.29%) ISO/IEC 27001
10 2 (0.29%) PMO
11 1 (0.15%) 21 CFR Part 11
11 1 (0.15%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 48 (6.98%) Firmware
2 22 (3.20%) Docker
3 15 (2.18%) Active Directory
4 11 (1.60%) VMware Infrastructure
5 5 (0.73%) VMware ESXi
5 5 (0.73%) vSphere
5 5 (0.73%) XenApp
5 5 (0.73%) XenDesktop
6 4 (0.58%) Hyper-V
7 3 (0.44%) NFS
7 3 (0.44%) Virtual Machines
8 1 (0.15%) Microsoft App-V
8 1 (0.15%) Slurm Workload Manager
Systems Management
1 16 (2.33%) Kubernetes
2 9 (1.31%) Ansible
2 9 (1.31%) Terraform
3 8 (1.16%) Grafana
4 7 (1.02%) Prometheus
5 4 (0.58%) FlexNet
5 4 (0.58%) Oracle EDQ
6 3 (0.44%) Graylog
6 3 (0.44%) Kubeflow
7 2 (0.29%) Docker Swarm
7 2 (0.29%) Hadoop YARN
7 2 (0.29%) Rancher
7 2 (0.29%) SCCM
8 1 (0.15%) BMC PATROL
8 1 (0.15%) FortiGate
8 1 (0.15%) Microsoft Intune
8 1 (0.15%) Nagios
8 1 (0.15%) Puppet
8 1 (0.15%) XenMobile
Vendors
1 57 (8.28%) Microsoft
2 53 (7.70%) Instagram
3 25 (3.63%) EMC
4 23 (3.34%) IBM
5 18 (2.62%) SAP
6 17 (2.47%) Intel
6 17 (2.47%) Microsemi
6 17 (2.47%) Xilinx
7 16 (2.33%) CA Agile Central
8 14 (2.03%) Oracle
9 13 (1.89%) Google
10 11 (1.60%) Facebook
10 11 (1.60%) VMware
11 10 (1.45%) Informatica
11 10 (1.45%) Salesforce.com
12 8 (1.16%) JD Edwards
13 7 (1.02%) Cisco
14 6 (0.87%) Citrix
14 6 (0.87%) Dell
15 5 (0.73%) Juniper