Period
to

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 9 August 2022 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Academic Degree
England > East of England
6 months to
9 Aug 2022
Same period 2021 Same period 2020
Rank 2 6 10
Rank change year-on-year +4 +4 -1
Permanent jobs citing Degree 1,897 712 420
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the East of England 27.05% 14.79% 14.46%
As % of the Qualifications category 67.77% 53.37% 53.44%
Number of salaries quoted 362 205 313
10th Percentile £28,625 £26,250 £27,625
25th Percentile £36,875 £32,500 £35,428
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £50,000 £47,500 £50,000
Median % change year-on-year +5.26% -5.00% +2.04%
75th Percentile £65,000 £62,500 £61,000
90th Percentile £75,000 £70,000 £72,500
England median annual salary £52,500 £55,000 £52,500
% change year-on-year -4.55% +4.76% +5.00%

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 2,799 1,334 786
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the East of England 39.91% 27.71% 27.06%
Number of salaries quoted 859 580 559
10th Percentile £30,000 £28,250 £28,000
25th Percentile £37,500 £35,000 £35,428
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £50,000 £47,500 £50,000
Median % change year-on-year +5.26% -5.00% +11.11%
75th Percentile £63,750 £64,000 £63,750
90th Percentile £75,000 £73,825 £77,500
England median annual salary £55,000 £55,000 £52,500
% 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 9 August 2022.

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 9 August 2022. 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
Jobs
Cambridgeshire +2 747 £45,908 +11.29% 152
Hertfordshire +1 564 £55,000 -4.35% 72
Essex +24 366 £50,000 +11.11% 37
Bedfordshire +28 150 £45,000 -14.29% 11
Suffolk -3 49 £40,000 +3.23% 6
Norfolk +22 33 £37,118 -11.62% 17
Degree
England

For the 6 months to 9 August 2022, 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.

1 726 (38.27%) Social Skills
2 668 (35.21%) Computer Science
3 600 (31.63%) Problem-Solving
4 595 (31.37%) Agile
5 515 (27.15%) Finance
6 437 (23.04%) Software Engineering
7 384 (20.24%) Decision-Making
8 383 (20.19%) Marketing
9 336 (17.71%) Computer Science Degree
10 334 (17.61%) Python
11 282 (14.87%) Driving Licence
12 279 (14.71%) Analytical Skills
13 265 (13.97%) AWS
14 264 (13.92%) Mathematics
15 257 (13.55%) DevOps
16 254 (13.39%) C#
17 253 (13.34%) Revenue Management
18 252 (13.28%) Conflict Management
18 252 (13.28%) Cost Control
19 248 (13.07%) Risk Management
20 237 (12.49%) Commercialisation
21 233 (12.28%) Mentoring
22 227 (11.97%) Microsoft
23 223 (11.76%) Pharmaceutical
24 222 (11.70%) SQL
24 222 (11.70%) Software Testing
25 221 (11.65%) JavaScript
26 200 (10.54%) Data Science
27 197 (10.38%) Project Management
28 195 (10.28%) User Experience

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 66 (3.48%) SAS
2 52 (2.74%) Apache Spark
3 31 (1.63%) Apache
4 28 (1.48%) SharePoint
5 21 (1.11%) Confluence
6 18 (0.95%) IBM Domino
6 18 (0.95%) MS Exchange
7 12 (0.63%) CMS
8 11 (0.58%) Apache Airflow
9 6 (0.32%) Jupyter
10 5 (0.26%) Jetty
10 5 (0.26%) nginx
10 5 (0.26%) Tomcat
11 4 (0.21%) SharePoint 2013
12 3 (0.16%) IIS
12 3 (0.16%) Oracle Workflow
12 3 (0.16%) Skype for Business
13 2 (0.11%) Adobe Experience Manager
13 2 (0.11%) JBoss
14 1 (0.053%) OpenStack
Applications
1 101 (5.32%) Microsoft Excel
2 83 (4.38%) Microsoft Office
3 46 (2.42%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 24 (1.27%) Microsoft Project
5 21 (1.11%) Sketch
6 20 (1.05%) InVision
7 19 (1.00%) Adobe XD
8 15 (0.79%) Simulink
9 6 (0.32%) MS Visio
10 5 (0.26%) Zeplin
11 2 (0.11%) Stateflow
12 1 (0.053%) Photoshop
12 1 (0.053%) SOLIDWORKS
12 1 (0.053%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 24 (1.27%) Payment Gateway
2 7 (0.37%) Dynamics CRM
3 5 (0.26%) Salesforce.com CRM
4 4 (0.21%) Sprinklr
5 3 (0.16%) NetSuite
6 2 (0.11%) Exstream
6 2 (0.11%) Magento
6 2 (0.11%) Shopify
7 1 (0.053%) Cognos Business Intelligence
7 1 (0.053%) Oracle Applications
7 1 (0.053%) Oracle ERP
7 1 (0.053%) Q-Pulse
7 1 (0.053%) Refinitiv Enterprise Platform
7 1 (0.053%) Sage X3
7 1 (0.053%) SAP BPC
7 1 (0.053%) SAP CO
7 1 (0.053%) SAP FI
7 1 (0.053%) SAP FI/CO
7 1 (0.053%) SAP HCM
7 1 (0.053%) SystmOne
Cloud Services
1 265 (13.97%) AWS
2 165 (8.70%) Azure
3 99 (5.22%) GCP
4 76 (4.01%) Power Platform
5 74 (3.90%) Serverless
6 58 (3.06%) OpenShift
7 37 (1.95%) Microsoft 365
8 35 (1.85%) Cloud Computing
9 32 (1.69%) Azure DevOps
9 32 (1.69%) GitHub
10 30 (1.58%) SaaS
11 24 (1.27%) Figma
12 17 (0.90%) Amazon EC2
12 17 (0.90%) PowerApps
13 15 (0.79%) PaaS
14 12 (0.63%) Azure Active Directory
14 12 (0.63%) WeChat
15 11 (0.58%) Google Analytics
16 9 (0.47%) Dynamics 365
17 8 (0.42%) Azure Data Factory
Communications & Networking
1 85 (4.48%) Wireless
2 35 (1.85%) Internet
3 28 (1.48%) DNS
4 26 (1.37%) Firewall
5 24 (1.27%) TCP/IP
6 19 (1.00%) Wi-Fi
7 18 (0.95%) WAN
8 17 (0.90%) Bluetooth
8 17 (0.90%) LAN
9 15 (0.79%) VoIP
10 13 (0.69%) Broadband
11 10 (0.53%) IP Telephony
11 10 (0.53%) Network Security
11 10 (0.53%) Softphone
11 10 (0.53%) Unified Communications
12 9 (0.47%) Fibre Channel
13 8 (0.42%) HTTP
14 7 (0.37%) DHCP
15 5 (0.26%) Intranet
16 4 (0.21%) SNMP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 94 (4.96%) SQL Server
2 57 (3.00%) Power BI
3 32 (1.69%) Relational Database
4 27 (1.42%) Amazon RDS
5 24 (1.27%) Oracle Database
6 22 (1.16%) Data Warehouse
7 21 (1.11%) Big Data
7 21 (1.11%) NoSQL
7 21 (1.11%) Oracle Database 12c
8 19 (1.00%) Data Mining
9 18 (0.95%) Tableau
10 17 (0.90%) Hadoop
11 16 (0.84%) Elasticsearch
12 15 (0.79%) MySQL
13 13 (0.69%) Metadata
13 13 (0.69%) PostgreSQL
14 12 (0.63%) Data Mart
15 9 (0.47%) BigQuery
15 9 (0.47%) SQL Server Integration Services
15 9 (0.47%) Text Mining
Development Applications
1 133 (7.01%) JIRA
2 96 (5.06%) Git (software)
3 88 (4.64%) Jenkins
4 86 (4.53%) Selenium
5 41 (2.16%) WebDriver
6 40 (2.11%) GitLab
6 40 (2.11%) TeamCity
7 24 (1.27%) Cucumber
7 24 (1.27%) Postman
8 23 (1.21%) Visual Studio
9 19 (1.00%) Axure RP
10 15 (0.79%) ClearCase
10 15 (0.79%) CppUnit
10 15 (0.79%) JUnit
11 14 (0.74%) Subversion
12 12 (0.63%) JMeter
13 10 (0.53%) SoapUI
14 9 (0.47%) Bitbucket
14 9 (0.47%) Gradle
14 9 (0.47%) TestNG
General
1 726 (38.27%) Social Skills
2 515 (27.15%) Finance
3 383 (20.19%) Marketing
4 279 (14.71%) Analytical Skills
5 223 (11.76%) Pharmaceutical
6 127 (6.69%) Legal
7 94 (4.96%) Electronics
8 81 (4.27%) Influencing Skills
8 81 (4.27%) Retail
9 77 (4.06%) Games
10 72 (3.80%) Inclusion and Diversity
11 69 (3.64%) Automotive
12 58 (3.06%) Aerospace
13 51 (2.69%) Manufacturing
14 49 (2.58%) Law
14 49 (2.58%) Organisational Skills
15 43 (2.27%) Aviation
15 43 (2.27%) Presentation Skills
16 38 (2.00%) Telecoms
17 35 (1.85%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 463 (24.41%) Graduate
2 260 (13.71%) Trainee
3 229 (12.07%) Analyst
4 218 (11.49%) Software Engineer
5 215 (11.33%) Developer
6 87 (4.59%) Graduate Software Engineer
7 60 (3.16%) Programmer
8 54 (2.85%) Senior Developer
9 53 (2.79%) Systems Engineer
10 51 (2.69%) Architect
10 51 (2.69%) Principal Engineer
11 50 (2.64%) C# Developer
12 47 (2.48%) Consultant
13 46 (2.42%) Cloud Engineer
14 45 (2.37%) Senior Analyst
15 43 (2.27%) Software Developer
16 41 (2.16%) Quality Analyst
16 41 (2.16%) Test Engineer
17 39 (2.06%) QA Analyst
18 38 (2.00%) Embedded Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 141 (7.43%) HTML
2 125 (6.59%) CSS
3 124 (6.54%) React
4 115 (6.06%) AngularJS
5 75 (3.95%) .NET
6 69 (3.64%) HTML5
7 65 (3.43%) Vue.js
8 61 (3.22%) CSS3
9 55 (2.90%) REST
9 55 (2.90%) WPF
10 53 (2.79%) Node.js
11 49 (2.58%) Velocity
12 46 (2.42%) WinForms
13 41 (2.16%) .NET Framework
14 38 (2.00%) Web Services
15 34 (1.79%) SOAP
16 31 (1.63%) ASP.NET
16 31 (1.63%) Kafka
17 27 (1.42%) XML
18 25 (1.32%) ASP.NET MVC
Miscellaneous
1 282 (14.87%) Driving Licence
2 195 (10.28%) User Experience
3 121 (6.38%) Management Information System
4 113 (5.96%) Life Science
5 110 (5.80%) Data Structures
6 91 (4.80%) Algorithms
7 79 (4.16%) Self-Motivation
8 75 (3.95%) IoT
9 49 (2.58%) Public Cloud
9 49 (2.58%) Virtual Team
10 47 (2.48%) Mobile App
11 46 (2.42%) Social Media
12 39 (2.06%) Embedded Systems
12 39 (2.06%) FPGA
13 34 (1.79%) Biotechnology
14 31 (1.63%) Cloud Native
15 30 (1.58%) Smartphone
16 28 (1.48%) Pharmacovigilance
17 27 (1.42%) Data Centre
18 23 (1.21%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 177 (9.33%) Linux
2 144 (7.59%) Windows
3 92 (4.85%) Unix
4 58 (3.06%) Android
5 56 (2.95%) Apple iOS
6 39 (2.06%) Windows Server
7 21 (1.11%) Solaris
8 18 (0.95%) Windows Server 2012
9 16 (0.84%) Windows 10
10 11 (0.58%) Windows 7
11 10 (0.53%) Mac OS X
12 8 (0.42%) Windows Server 2008
12 8 (0.42%) Windows Server 2016
13 7 (0.37%) VMS
14 4 (0.21%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
15 2 (0.11%) Embedded Linux
15 2 (0.11%) Mac OS
16 1 (0.053%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 668 (35.21%) Computer Science
2 600 (31.63%) Problem-Solving
3 595 (31.37%) Agile
4 437 (23.04%) Software Engineering
5 384 (20.24%) Decision-Making
6 264 (13.92%) Mathematics
7 257 (13.55%) DevOps
8 253 (13.34%) Revenue Management
9 252 (13.28%) Conflict Management
9 252 (13.28%) Cost Control
10 248 (13.07%) Risk Management
11 237 (12.49%) Commercialisation
12 233 (12.28%) Mentoring
13 222 (11.70%) Software Testing
14 200 (10.54%) Data Science
15 197 (10.38%) Project Management
16 176 (9.28%) Analytics
17 173 (9.12%) Test Automation
18 163 (8.59%) CI/CD
19 155 (8.17%) Artificial Intelligence
Programming Languages
1 334 (17.61%) Python
2 254 (13.39%) C#
3 222 (11.70%) SQL
4 221 (11.65%) JavaScript
5 183 (9.65%) C
5 183 (9.65%) Java
6 141 (7.43%) C++
7 46 (2.42%) Objective-C
8 42 (2.21%) Shell Script
9 39 (2.06%) PL/SQL
10 36 (1.90%) R
11 33 (1.74%) TypeScript
12 27 (1.42%) MATLAB
13 22 (1.16%) ES6
13 22 (1.16%) PowerShell
14 21 (1.11%) Go
15 18 (0.95%) Bash
16 17 (0.90%) T-SQL
17 16 (0.84%) VBA
18 14 (0.74%) VB
Qualifications
1 336 (17.71%) Computer Science Degree
2 95 (5.01%) PhD
3 91 (4.80%) Security Cleared
4 71 (3.74%) Postgraduate
5 68 (3.58%) Master's Degree
6 62 (3.27%) SC Cleared
7 43 (2.27%) PMI Certification
8 40 (2.11%) PMP
9 38 (2.00%) Microsoft Certification
10 35 (1.85%) DV Cleared
11 33 (1.74%) Numerate Degree
12 27 (1.42%) MCSE
13 24 (1.27%) ITIL Certification
14 23 (1.21%) ISTQB
15 22 (1.16%) Cisco Certification
16 20 (1.05%) CCNP
17 19 (1.00%) HNC
18 15 (0.79%) CISSP
19 14 (0.74%) MBA
19 14 (0.74%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 188 (9.91%) QA
2 78 (4.11%) Accessibility
3 37 (1.95%) ISO 13485
4 28 (1.48%) Good Clinical Practice
5 27 (1.42%) PCI DSS
6 23 (1.21%) CDISC
6 23 (1.21%) Data Quality
7 15 (0.79%) GDPR
7 15 (0.79%) GxP
8 14 (0.74%) PMO
9 13 (0.69%) ISO/IEC 27001
9 13 (0.69%) SLA
10 11 (0.58%) GLP
11 9 (0.47%) 21 CFR Part 11
12 8 (0.42%) GMP
12 8 (0.42%) IEC 62304
13 6 (0.32%) NIST
14 5 (0.26%) Cyber Essentials
14 5 (0.26%) ECSS
14 5 (0.26%) ISO 26262
System Software
1 92 (4.85%) Docker
2 54 (2.85%) Active Directory
3 38 (2.00%) Firmware
4 27 (1.42%) VMware Infrastructure
5 22 (1.16%) vSphere
6 21 (1.11%) Oracle RAC
7 12 (0.63%) LXC
8 11 (0.58%) Microsoft Virtual Server
8 11 (0.58%) Virtual Servers
9 10 (0.53%) Virtual Machines
10 8 (0.42%) VMware ESXi
10 8 (0.42%) XenDesktop
11 6 (0.32%) NFS
12 5 (0.26%) Oracle Clusterware
13 4 (0.21%) Samba
14 3 (0.16%) Slurm Workload Manager
15 2 (0.11%) GPFS
15 2 (0.11%) Hyper-V
16 1 (0.053%) Virtual Desktop
Systems Management
1 44 (2.32%) Kubernetes
2 37 (1.95%) Terraform
3 21 (1.11%) Data Guard
3 21 (1.11%) Oracle RMAN
4 19 (1.00%) Ansible
5 16 (0.84%) Enterprise Manager Cloud Control
6 11 (0.58%) Cisco IPCC
6 11 (0.58%) Single Sign-On
7 9 (0.47%) SCCM
8 8 (0.42%) SCOM
9 7 (0.37%) Control-M
10 5 (0.26%) LiteSpeed
10 5 (0.26%) MIIS
10 5 (0.26%) NetBackup
10 5 (0.26%) Oracle ZFS
11 4 (0.21%) Grafana
12 3 (0.16%) Argo
12 3 (0.16%) Microsoft Intune
12 3 (0.16%) Prometheus
12 3 (0.16%) Puppet
Vendors
1 227 (11.97%) Microsoft
2 99 (5.22%) FIS
3 75 (3.95%) Salesforce.com
4 65 (3.43%) Oracle
5 56 (2.95%) Google
6 54 (2.85%) IBM
7 51 (2.69%) McKesson
8 37 (1.95%) Adobe
9 29 (1.53%) Cisco
10 28 (1.48%) Facebook
11 27 (1.42%) ANSYS
11 27 (1.42%) MuleSoft
11 27 (1.42%) VMware
12 26 (1.37%) WorldPay
13 22 (1.16%) SAP
14 21 (1.11%) Bloomberg
15 15 (0.79%) Perforce
16 14 (0.74%) NetApp
17 13 (0.69%) BT
18 11 (0.58%) Citrix