Period
to 18 October 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 18 October 2021 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Academic Degree
England > East of England
6 months to
18 Oct 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 4 17 10
Rank change year-on-year +13 -7 +1
Permanent jobs citing Degree 932 224 932
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the East of England 16.96% 12.52% 13.49%
As % of the Qualifications category 61.48% 47.76% 47.53%
Number of salaries quoted 230 167 658
10th Percentile £27,500 £27,500 £26,250
25th Percentile £35,000 £38,375 £35,000
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £47,500 £52,500 £45,000
Median % change year-on-year -9.52% +16.67% +5.88%
75th Percentile £62,500 £65,000 £60,000
90th Percentile £72,500 £89,000 £67,500
England median annual salary £55,000 £55,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year - +10.00% +2.04%

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 1,516 469 1,961
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the East of England 27.59% 26.22% 28.38%
Number of salaries quoted 570 350 1,459
10th Percentile £27,000 £29,450 £25,950
25th Percentile £35,000 £40,000 £33,500
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £47,500 £52,500 £45,000
Median % change year-on-year -9.52% +16.67% -
75th Percentile £62,500 £65,000 £60,000
90th Percentile £72,500 £81,375 £72,500
England median annual salary £55,000 £55,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year - +10.00% -

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 18 October 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 18 October 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 +6 423 £43,250 -16.83% 159
Hertfordshire +17 339 £60,000 +20.00% 94
Essex +4 90 £47,500 -9.52% 39
Suffolk +13 41 £42,500 +3.66% 8
Bedfordshire +2 24 £51,250 +2.50% 21
Norfolk -20 14 £37,616 +11.45% 10
Degree
England

For the 6 months to 18 October 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.

1 376 (40.34%) Social Skills
2 348 (37.34%) Computer Science
3 274 (29.40%) Agile Software Development
4 209 (22.42%) Problem-Solving
5 208 (22.32%) Computer Science Degree
6 196 (21.03%) Pharmaceutical
7 176 (18.88%) Mathematics
8 174 (18.67%) SQL
9 160 (17.17%) Project Management
10 154 (16.52%) Analytical Skills
11 147 (15.77%) Data Management
12 138 (14.81%) Software Engineering
13 136 (14.59%) Management Information System
14 126 (13.52%) Python
15 118 (12.66%) C#
16 113 (12.12%) Analytics
17 110 (11.80%) C++
18 107 (11.48%) Life Science
19 106 (11.37%) Microsoft
20 105 (11.27%) Validation
21 102 (10.94%) SDLC
22 98 (10.52%) Data Quality
23 95 (10.19%) Azure
23 95 (10.19%) Decision-Making
24 94 (10.09%) AWS
25 92 (9.87%) DevOps
26 89 (9.55%) Law
26 89 (9.55%) C
27 87 (9.33%) Windows
27 87 (9.33%) Risk Management

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 71 (7.62%) SAS
2 26 (2.79%) IIS
3 19 (2.04%) Apache Spark
4 11 (1.18%) CMS
4 11 (1.18%) Exchange Server 2013
5 9 (0.97%) Appian
6 5 (0.54%) Drupal
6 5 (0.54%) WordPress
7 4 (0.43%) Apache
7 4 (0.43%) Confluence
7 4 (0.43%) OpenStack
7 4 (0.43%) SharePoint
8 2 (0.21%) Apache Airflow
8 2 (0.21%) MS Exchange
8 2 (0.21%) Tomcat
9 1 (0.11%) Elasticsearch
9 1 (0.11%) IBM Notes
9 1 (0.11%) Jetty
9 1 (0.11%) Umbraco
Applications
1 66 (7.08%) Simulink
2 58 (6.22%) Microsoft Excel
3 51 (5.47%) Microsoft Office
4 32 (3.43%) Microsoft PowerPoint
5 6 (0.64%) Adobe XD
5 6 (0.64%) Figma
5 6 (0.64%) InVision
5 6 (0.64%) Sketch
6 4 (0.43%) Microsoft Project
7 3 (0.32%) Spreadsheet
8 1 (0.11%) Adobe Illustrator
8 1 (0.11%) AutoCAD
8 1 (0.11%) Autodesk Inventor
8 1 (0.11%) Camtasia
8 1 (0.11%) InDesign
8 1 (0.11%) MS Visio
8 1 (0.11%) Photoshop
8 1 (0.11%) PTC Creo
Business Applications
1 5 (0.54%) Oracle ERP
2 3 (0.32%) Sentinel
3 2 (0.21%) Sprinklr
3 2 (0.21%) Teamcenter
4 1 (0.11%) NetSuite
4 1 (0.11%) Payment Gateway
4 1 (0.11%) PeopleSoft HCM
4 1 (0.11%) SAP CRM
4 1 (0.11%) SAP Payroll
Cloud Services
1 95 (10.19%) Azure
2 94 (10.09%) AWS
3 44 (4.72%) Serverless
4 42 (4.51%) SaaS
5 29 (3.11%) Power Platform
6 22 (2.36%) OpenShift
7 18 (1.93%) Microsoft 365
7 18 (1.93%) PaaS
8 15 (1.61%) IaaS
8 15 (1.61%) Veeva
9 11 (1.18%) GitHub
10 10 (1.07%) Amazon S3
10 10 (1.07%) Cloud Computing
11 9 (0.97%) Power Automate
12 7 (0.75%) Amazon EC2
12 7 (0.75%) AWS Lambda
12 7 (0.75%) Azure Active Directory
12 7 (0.75%) GCP
13 6 (0.64%) Amazon EKS
13 6 (0.64%) Azure Data Factory
Communications & Networking
1 31 (3.33%) HTTP
2 29 (3.11%) DNS
3 23 (2.47%) TCP/IP
4 20 (2.15%) Firewall
4 20 (2.15%) Software-Defined Radio
5 17 (1.82%) WAN
6 15 (1.61%) DHCP
6 15 (1.61%) LAN
7 9 (0.97%) Kerberos
7 9 (0.97%) RS-232
8 6 (0.64%) Intranet
8 6 (0.64%) VoIP
9 5 (0.54%) Modbus
10 4 (0.43%) Ethernet
10 4 (0.43%) InfiniBand
11 3 (0.32%) Broadband
11 3 (0.32%) Internet
11 3 (0.32%) RS-485
11 3 (0.32%) SD-WAN
11 3 (0.32%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 43 (4.61%) SQL Server
2 30 (3.22%) Spotfire
2 30 (3.22%) Tableau
3 29 (3.11%) Data Warehouse
4 19 (2.04%) Hadoop
5 18 (1.93%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
6 17 (1.82%) Crystal Reports
6 17 (1.82%) Electronic Patient Records
6 17 (1.82%) Power BI
7 15 (1.61%) PostgreSQL
8 13 (1.39%) Oracle Reports
9 11 (1.18%) Big Data
9 11 (1.18%) Data Mining
10 8 (0.86%) Relational Database
10 8 (0.86%) SQL Server Reporting Services
11 6 (0.64%) Metadata
11 6 (0.64%) NoSQL
11 6 (0.64%) SQL Server Integration Services
12 5 (0.54%) MS Access
13 4 (0.43%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 60 (6.44%) Git (software)
2 51 (5.47%) Jenkins
3 33 (3.54%) Rational Rhapsody
4 20 (2.15%) Rational Team Concert
5 16 (1.72%) Rational DOORS
6 12 (1.29%) JIRA
7 9 (0.97%) GitLab
7 9 (0.97%) Maven
8 8 (0.86%) GCC
8 8 (0.86%) Visual Studio
9 7 (0.75%) Team Foundation Server
10 6 (0.64%) Axure RP
10 6 (0.64%) Selenium
11 4 (0.43%) Postman
11 4 (0.43%) Subversion
12 3 (0.32%) Balsamiq
12 3 (0.32%) Bitbucket
12 3 (0.32%) ReSharper
13 2 (0.21%) Jasmine
13 2 (0.21%) webpack
General
1 376 (40.34%) Social Skills
2 196 (21.03%) Pharmaceutical
3 154 (16.52%) Analytical Skills
4 89 (9.55%) Law
5 80 (8.58%) Finance
6 71 (7.62%) Games
7 68 (7.30%) Electronics
8 57 (6.12%) Inclusion and Diversity
9 50 (5.36%) Manufacturing
10 48 (5.15%) Influencing Skills
11 44 (4.72%) Marketing
12 42 (4.51%) Legal
13 40 (4.29%) Presentation Skills
14 22 (2.36%) Humanities
15 21 (2.25%) Spanish Language
16 17 (1.82%) Automotive
16 17 (1.82%) Organisational Skills
17 15 (1.61%) Military
17 15 (1.61%) Public Sector
17 15 (1.61%) Retail
Job Titles
1 130 (13.95%) Developer
2 117 (12.55%) Analyst
3 72 (7.73%) Architect
4 70 (7.51%) Software Engineer
5 67 (7.19%) Programmer
6 50 (5.36%) Software Developer
7 43 (4.61%) Graduate
7 43 (4.61%) Systems Engineer
8 36 (3.86%) Design Engineer
9 34 (3.65%) Implementation Manager
10 33 (3.54%) Full Stack Developer
10 33 (3.54%) Project Manager
11 32 (3.43%) C# Developer
12 30 (3.22%) Embedded Engineer
13 29 (3.11%) Senior Analyst
14 26 (2.79%) C++ Developer
14 26 (2.79%) Data Analyst
14 26 (2.79%) Embedded Software Design Engineer
14 26 (2.79%) Software Design Engineer
15 25 (2.68%) Development Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 42 (4.51%) .NET
2 41 (4.40%) Web Services
3 29 (3.11%) Velocity
4 28 (3.00%) JSON
5 23 (2.47%) React
6 22 (2.36%) HTML
7 21 (2.25%) Node.js
8 20 (2.15%) CSS
9 19 (2.04%) RESTful
10 18 (1.93%) REST
11 16 (1.72%) Spring Boot
12 13 (1.39%) AngularJS
12 13 (1.39%) LDAP
12 13 (1.39%) Regular Expression
13 12 (1.29%) XML
14 10 (1.07%) jQuery
15 9 (0.97%) JavaFX
15 9 (0.97%) Swing
16 8 (0.86%) ASP.NET
16 8 (0.86%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 136 (14.59%) Management Information System
2 107 (11.48%) Life Science
3 62 (6.65%) Algorithms
4 54 (5.79%) Social Media
5 38 (4.08%) Self-Motivation
6 31 (3.33%) Cloud Native
7 25 (2.68%) Biotechnology
8 24 (2.58%) User Experience
9 23 (2.47%) Mobile App
10 19 (2.04%) Reference Data
10 19 (2.04%) Robotics
11 18 (1.93%) Public Cloud
12 15 (1.61%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
13 13 (1.39%) Cyber Defence
13 13 (1.39%) Cyberthreat
13 13 (1.39%) Driving Licence
13 13 (1.39%) Virtual Team
14 12 (1.29%) Analogue Electronics
14 12 (1.29%) Pharmacovigilance
15 10 (1.07%) VHDL
Operating Systems
1 87 (9.33%) Windows
2 84 (9.01%) Linux
3 24 (2.58%) Unix
4 23 (2.47%) Android
5 20 (2.15%) Apple iOS
5 20 (2.15%) Windows Server
6 15 (1.61%) Windows 10
7 13 (1.39%) Windows Server 2008
7 13 (1.39%) Windows Server 2012
8 8 (0.86%) Windows Mobile
9 7 (0.75%) Mac OS
10 3 (0.32%) CentOS
10 3 (0.32%) VxWorks
11 2 (0.21%) ThreadX
11 2 (0.21%) Ubuntu
11 2 (0.21%) Windows Embedded Compact
11 2 (0.21%) Windows Server 2016
11 2 (0.21%) Windows Server 2019
12 1 (0.11%) Mac OS X
12 1 (0.11%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 348 (37.34%) Computer Science
2 274 (29.40%) Agile Software Development
3 209 (22.42%) Problem-Solving
4 176 (18.88%) Mathematics
5 160 (17.17%) Project Management
6 147 (15.77%) Data Management
7 138 (14.81%) Software Engineering
8 113 (12.12%) Analytics
9 105 (11.27%) Validation
10 102 (10.94%) SDLC
11 95 (10.19%) Decision-Making
12 92 (9.87%) DevOps
13 87 (9.33%) Risk Management
14 81 (8.69%) Scrum
14 81 (8.69%) Statistics
15 79 (8.48%) Data Science
15 79 (8.48%) Mentoring
16 73 (7.83%) Machine Learning
17 71 (7.62%) Artificial Intelligence
18 61 (6.55%) Migration
Programming Languages
1 174 (18.67%) SQL
2 126 (13.52%) Python
3 118 (12.66%) C#
4 110 (11.80%) C++
5 89 (9.55%) C
6 73 (7.83%) Java
7 59 (6.33%) MATLAB
8 56 (6.01%) JavaScript
9 29 (3.11%) R
10 25 (2.68%) PowerShell
11 21 (2.25%) Ada
12 15 (1.61%) Perl
13 12 (1.29%) Kotlin
14 11 (1.18%) Java 8
14 11 (1.18%) PHP
15 9 (0.97%) T-SQL
16 8 (0.86%) Ruby
17 7 (0.75%) Go
17 7 (0.75%) Shell Script
18 6 (0.64%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 208 (22.32%) Computer Science Degree
2 71 (7.62%) PhD
3 67 (7.19%) Master's Degree
4 53 (5.69%) Security Cleared
5 48 (5.15%) SC Cleared
6 34 (3.65%) Numerate Degree
7 15 (1.61%) DV Cleared
8 11 (1.18%) Six Sigma Green Belt
9 9 (0.97%) ITIL Certification
9 9 (0.97%) Microsoft Certification
9 9 (0.97%) Postgraduate
10 8 (0.86%) HND
11 5 (0.54%) ISEB
11 5 (0.54%) MCSA
12 4 (0.43%) HNC
12 4 (0.43%) MBA
12 4 (0.43%) MBCS
12 4 (0.43%) MCSE
12 4 (0.43%) PMI Certification
12 4 (0.43%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 98 (10.52%) Data Quality
2 33 (3.54%) Good Clinical Practice
3 32 (3.43%) GDPR
4 24 (2.58%) GxP
5 22 (2.36%) CDISC
5 22 (2.36%) GLP
5 22 (2.36%) MISRA
6 21 (2.25%) QA
7 20 (2.15%) Def Stans
8 14 (1.50%) GMP
9 11 (1.18%) SLA
10 10 (1.07%) HIPAA
11 7 (0.75%) Accessibility
12 5 (0.54%) PMO
13 3 (0.32%) IEC 62304
13 3 (0.32%) ISO 13485
13 3 (0.32%) ISO 14001
13 3 (0.32%) ISO/IEC 27001
13 3 (0.32%) NEBOSH
14 2 (0.21%) ISO 22301
System Software
1 51 (5.47%) Active Directory
2 41 (4.40%) Firmware
3 37 (3.97%) VMware Infrastructure
4 36 (3.86%) Docker
5 16 (1.72%) Hyper-V
6 14 (1.50%) vSphere
7 13 (1.39%) NFS
7 13 (1.39%) Virtual Machines
7 13 (1.39%) VMware ESXi
7 13 (1.39%) XenApp
7 13 (1.39%) XenDesktop
8 8 (0.86%) BitLocker
9 4 (0.43%) Slurm Workload Manager
10 1 (0.11%) Microsoft App-V
10 1 (0.11%) Terminal Services
10 1 (0.11%) Virtual Servers
10 1 (0.11%) VMware Workstation
Systems Management
1 38 (4.08%) Kubernetes
2 25 (2.68%) Ansible
3 14 (1.50%) Terraform
4 13 (1.39%) Oracle EDQ
5 11 (1.18%) SCCM
6 6 (0.64%) Kubeflow
7 5 (0.54%) Grafana
7 5 (0.54%) Prometheus
8 3 (0.32%) Puppet
9 2 (0.21%) Hadoop YARN
9 2 (0.21%) Jamf Pro
9 2 (0.21%) Microsoft Intune
9 2 (0.21%) Opscode Chef
9 2 (0.21%) Single Sign-On
10 1 (0.11%) BMC PATROL
10 1 (0.11%) Cisco Prime
10 1 (0.11%) Nagios
10 1 (0.11%) Stealthwatch
10 1 (0.11%) XenMobile
Vendors
1 106 (11.37%) Microsoft
2 45 (4.83%) Facebook
3 41 (4.40%) Oracle
4 37 (3.97%) VMware
5 31 (3.33%) SAP
6 26 (2.79%) IBM
7 23 (2.47%) CA Agile Central
8 20 (2.15%) EMC
9 19 (2.04%) Salesforce.com
10 17 (1.82%) Citrix
11 14 (1.50%) Cisco
12 13 (1.39%) Saba
13 12 (1.29%) Google
13 12 (1.29%) MuleSoft
14 10 (1.07%) Dataiku
14 10 (1.07%) Informatica
14 10 (1.07%) Intel
14 10 (1.07%) Microsemi
14 10 (1.07%) Xilinx
15 9 (0.97%) Automation Anywhere