Period
to 27 October 2020

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 27 October 2020 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Academic Degree
England > East of England
6 months to
27 Oct 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 15 9 9
Rank change year-on-year -6 0 -1
Permanent jobs citing Degree 228 913 1,480
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the East of England 12.54% 13.44% 14.17%
As % of the Qualifications category 48.20% 47.60% 49.27%
Number of salaries quoted 197 615 1,182
Median annual salary £51,000 £45,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +13.33% +5.88% -
10th Percentile £21,250 £27,369 £24,000
90th Percentile £95,000 £67,500 £67,500
England median annual salary £55,000 £50,000 £48,500
% change year-on-year +10.00% +3.09% +2.30%

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 473 1,918 3,004
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the East of England 26.02% 28.23% 28.75%
Number of salaries quoted 349 1,357 2,111
Median annual salary £52,500 £45,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +16.67% - -
10th Percentile £29,400 £26,250 £25,000
90th Percentile £81,250 £73,000 £73,750
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 27 October 2020.

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 27 October 2020. 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 -4 114 £47,500 +5.56% 104
Essex -12 52 £63,500 +49.41% 17
Hertfordshire +3 40 £47,550 -4.90% 51
Norfolk +13 10 £17,500 -61.26% 4
Bedfordshire +28 6 £51,250 +19.19% 10
Suffolk -1 5 £41,000 -25.45% 7
Degree
England

For the 6 months to 27 October 2020, 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 72 (31.58%) Computer Science
2 67 (29.39%) Python
3 65 (28.51%) AWS
4 58 (25.44%) SQL
5 55 (24.12%) Microsoft
6 54 (23.68%) Mathematics
7 53 (23.25%) C++
8 50 (21.93%) Computer Science Degree
9 47 (20.61%) Software Engineering
10 46 (20.18%) Problem-Solving
11 41 (17.98%) Agile Software Development
12 40 (17.54%) C#
12 40 (17.54%) Linux
13 37 (16.23%) Project Management
13 37 (16.23%) Analytical Skills
14 36 (15.79%) Azure
15 35 (15.35%) .NET
16 34 (14.91%) JavaScript
17 31 (13.60%) NoSQL
18 30 (13.16%) Analytics
18 30 (13.16%) Law
19 26 (11.40%) Node.js
20 25 (10.96%) Continuous Improvement
20 25 (10.96%) DevOps
21 24 (10.53%) SQL Server
22 23 (10.09%) Java
23 22 (9.65%) Windows
23 22 (9.65%) CSS
23 22 (9.65%) OO
24 21 (9.21%) Scrum

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 10 (4.39%) Apache Airflow
1 10 (4.39%) Apache Spark
1 10 (4.39%) Luigi
2 6 (2.63%) SharePoint
3 2 (0.88%) MS Exchange
4 1 (0.44%) CMS
4 1 (0.44%) Umbraco
Applications
1 13 (5.70%) Microsoft Office
2 5 (2.19%) Microsoft Excel
3 3 (1.32%) Camtasia
4 2 (0.88%) Blender
5 1 (0.44%) Microsoft PowerPoint
5 1 (0.44%) OrCAD
5 1 (0.44%) Simulink
5 1 (0.44%) SPSS
5 1 (0.44%) Stateflow
Business Applications
1 5 (2.19%) Dynamics AX
2 4 (1.75%) NetSuite
3 3 (1.32%) Dynamics CRM
4 1 (0.44%) OpenText VIM for SAP
Cloud Services
1 65 (28.51%) AWS
2 36 (15.79%) Azure
3 10 (4.39%) Amazon EC2
3 10 (4.39%) Amazon EMR
3 10 (4.39%) Logic Apps
3 10 (4.39%) Office 365
3 10 (4.39%) SaaS
4 8 (3.51%) OneDrive
5 7 (3.07%) Dynamics 365
5 7 (3.07%) Slack
6 6 (2.63%) Azure Active Directory
6 6 (2.63%) Power Platform
7 5 (2.19%) IaaS
8 4 (1.75%) GCP
8 4 (1.75%) PaaS
9 3 (1.32%) Adobe Creative Cloud
9 3 (1.32%) Cloud Computing
10 2 (0.88%) AdWords
10 2 (0.88%) AWS Lambda
10 2 (0.88%) Serverless
Communications & Networking
1 6 (2.63%) Radio Access Network
2 5 (2.19%) Firewall
2 5 (2.19%) RFID
3 4 (1.75%) GSM
4 3 (1.32%) LAN
4 3 (1.32%) TCP/IP
4 3 (1.32%) WAN
5 2 (0.88%) 4G
5 2 (0.88%) BGP
5 2 (0.88%) Network Security
5 2 (0.88%) SCCP
5 2 (0.88%) Skype
5 2 (0.88%) SSL
6 1 (0.44%) 5G
6 1 (0.44%) Fibre Channel
6 1 (0.44%) LTE
6 1 (0.44%) MQTT
6 1 (0.44%) NX-OS
6 1 (0.44%) Wi-Fi
6 1 (0.44%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 31 (13.60%) NoSQL
2 24 (10.53%) SQL Server
3 18 (7.89%) Relational Database
4 15 (6.58%) Big Data
4 15 (6.58%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 13 (5.70%) Data Warehouse
5 13 (5.70%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 11 (4.82%) PostgreSQL
7 10 (4.39%) Amazon RDS
7 10 (4.39%) Amazon Redshift
7 10 (4.39%) Apache Cassandra
7 10 (4.39%) Azkaban
7 10 (4.39%) Hadoop
8 8 (3.51%) MySQL
9 7 (3.07%) Redis
10 6 (2.63%) Power BI
11 3 (1.32%) SQL Server 2008
12 2 (0.88%) MongoDB
12 2 (0.88%) SQLite
13 1 (0.44%) Tableau
Development Applications
1 19 (8.33%) Git (software)
2 9 (3.95%) Jenkins
3 8 (3.51%) JIRA
4 7 (3.07%) Artifactory
4 7 (3.07%) CMake
5 6 (2.63%) Selenium
6 5 (2.19%) NUnit
6 5 (2.19%) WebDriver
7 2 (0.88%) LabVIEW
7 2 (0.88%) Visual Studio
8 1 (0.44%) Eclipse
8 1 (0.44%) GitLab
8 1 (0.44%) NetBeans
8 1 (0.44%) PHPUnit
8 1 (0.44%) Subversion
General
1 30 (13.16%) Law
2 20 (8.77%) Manufacturing
3 12 (5.26%) Finance
4 10 (4.39%) Aerospace
5 7 (3.07%) Electronics
6 5 (2.19%) Advertising
6 5 (2.19%) Marketing
7 4 (1.75%) Games
7 4 (1.75%) Telecoms
8 3 (1.32%) Banking
8 3 (1.32%) Military
8 3 (1.32%) Pharmaceutical
8 3 (1.32%) Retail
9 2 (0.88%) Back Office
9 2 (0.88%) Local Government
10 1 (0.44%) Automotive
10 1 (0.44%) Avionics
10 1 (0.44%) Catalan Language
10 1 (0.44%) Front Office
10 1 (0.44%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 53 (23.25%) Developer
2 31 (13.60%) Software Engineer
3 20 (8.77%) Software Developer
4 18 (7.89%) Graduate
5 16 (7.02%) Junior
6 15 (6.58%) .NET Developer
7 14 (6.14%) Network Engineer
7 14 (6.14%) Security Engineer
7 14 (6.14%) Senior Developer
8 12 (5.26%) Senior Software Engineer
9 11 (4.82%) Junior Developer
9 11 (4.82%) Product Manager
10 10 (4.39%) Graduate Developer
11 9 (3.95%) C# Developer
11 9 (3.95%) C++ Software Engineer
12 8 (3.51%) Analyst
12 8 (3.51%) Design Engineer
12 8 (3.51%) Operations Engineer
13 7 (3.07%) Business Intelligence Developer
13 7 (3.07%) Principal Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 35 (15.35%) .NET
2 26 (11.40%) Node.js
3 22 (9.65%) CSS
4 18 (7.89%) HTML
5 16 (7.02%) AngularJS
6 15 (6.58%) React
7 14 (6.14%) Web Services
8 13 (5.70%) JSON
9 12 (5.26%) .NET Core
10 11 (4.82%) RESTful
11 10 (4.39%) ASP.NET
11 10 (4.39%) Kafka
11 10 (4.39%) Spark Streaming
11 10 (4.39%) XML
12 9 (3.95%) ASP.NET Web API
13 8 (3.51%) .NET Framework
14 7 (3.07%) RabbitMQ
15 6 (2.63%) REST
16 5 (2.19%) Velocity
16 5 (2.19%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 37 (16.23%) Analytical Skills
2 20 (8.77%) Data Centre
3 19 (8.33%) Management Information System
4 14 (6.14%) Self-Motivation
5 13 (5.70%) Public Cloud
6 10 (4.39%) Algorithms
6 10 (4.39%) Data Structures
6 10 (4.39%) Security Operations Centre
7 8 (3.51%) Analytical Mindset
8 7 (3.07%) Mobile App
8 7 (3.07%) Wiki
9 6 (2.63%) Driving Licence
9 6 (2.63%) Life Science
10 4 (1.75%) Embedded Systems
10 4 (1.75%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
10 4 (1.75%) SCADA
10 4 (1.75%) Verilog
10 4 (1.75%) VHDL
10 4 (1.75%) VLSI
11 3 (1.32%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 40 (17.54%) Linux
2 22 (9.65%) Windows
3 6 (2.63%) Windows Server
4 5 (2.19%) Unix
5 4 (1.75%) Android
6 3 (1.32%) Apple iOS
7 2 (0.88%) Mac OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 72 (31.58%) Computer Science
2 54 (23.68%) Mathematics
3 47 (20.61%) Software Engineering
4 46 (20.18%) Problem-Solving
5 41 (17.98%) Agile Software Development
6 37 (16.23%) Project Management
7 30 (13.16%) Analytics
8 25 (10.96%) Continuous Improvement
8 25 (10.96%) DevOps
9 22 (9.65%) OO
10 21 (9.21%) Scrum
11 20 (8.77%) ITIL
11 20 (8.77%) Physics
12 19 (8.33%) Machine Learning
13 15 (6.58%) Product Management
14 14 (6.14%) Data Integration
15 13 (5.70%) Data Science
15 13 (5.70%) Visualisation
16 12 (5.26%) Root Cause Analysis
16 12 (5.26%) Service Design
Programming Languages
1 67 (29.39%) Python
2 58 (25.44%) SQL
3 53 (23.25%) C++
4 40 (17.54%) C#
5 34 (14.91%) JavaScript
6 23 (10.09%) Java
7 20 (8.77%) C
8 14 (6.14%) Bash Shell
8 14 (6.14%) Perl
9 13 (5.70%) TypeScript
10 10 (4.39%) Scala
11 5 (2.19%) PHP
12 4 (1.75%) MATLAB
12 4 (1.75%) Shell Script
12 4 (1.75%) T-SQL
13 3 (1.32%) Apple Swift
14 2 (0.88%) Embedded C
14 2 (0.88%) PowerShell
14 2 (0.88%) R
14 2 (0.88%) Rust
Qualifications
1 50 (21.93%) Computer Science Degree
2 17 (7.46%) Cisco Certification
3 13 (5.70%) CISSP
4 12 (5.26%) PhD
5 11 (4.82%) Postgraduate
6 10 (4.39%) JNCIA
7 9 (3.95%) CCIE
7 9 (3.95%) GPEN
7 9 (3.95%) SANS
8 8 (3.51%) Microsoft Certification
9 7 (3.07%) SC Cleared
9 7 (3.07%) Security Cleared
10 6 (2.63%) HNC
11 5 (2.19%) A+ Certification
11 5 (2.19%) CCNA
11 5 (2.19%) DV Cleared
11 5 (2.19%) ISTQB
11 5 (2.19%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
11 5 (2.19%) MCDST
12 3 (1.32%) CISA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 14 (6.14%) SLA
2 9 (3.95%) COBIT
2 9 (3.95%) NIST
2 9 (3.95%) QA
3 6 (2.63%) Data Quality
4 4 (1.75%) GDPR
5 1 (0.44%) Cyber Essentials
5 1 (0.44%) Def Stans
5 1 (0.44%) GLP
5 1 (0.44%) GMP
5 1 (0.44%) Good Clinical Practice
5 1 (0.44%) ISO 13485
5 1 (0.44%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 21 (9.21%) Docker
2 11 (4.82%) Firmware
3 8 (3.51%) Active Directory
4 1 (0.44%) KVM
4 1 (0.44%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 10 (4.39%) QRadar
2 9 (3.95%) Ansible
3 5 (2.19%) Kubernetes
3 5 (2.19%) Microsoft Intune
4 2 (0.88%) Puppet
5 1 (0.44%) Nexpose
5 1 (0.44%) SolarWinds Orion
5 1 (0.44%) WSUS
Vendors
1 55 (24.12%) Microsoft
2 10 (4.39%) IBM
2 10 (4.39%) Juniper
3 9 (3.95%) Darktrace
3 9 (3.95%) LogRhythm
3 9 (3.95%) Splunk
4 7 (3.07%) Autodesk
4 7 (3.07%) Cisco
5 5 (2.19%) Cadence
5 5 (2.19%) Huawei
5 5 (2.19%) JD Edwards
5 5 (2.19%) Nokia
6 4 (1.75%) Ericsson
6 4 (1.75%) Nokia Networks
6 4 (1.75%) Nortel
6 4 (1.75%) Oracle
7 3 (1.32%) Adobe
8 2 (0.88%) Google
8 2 (0.88%) Kenshoo
8 2 (0.88%) Perforce