Period
to 25 January 2022

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 25 January 2022 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Academic Degree
England > East of England
6 months to
25 Jan 2022
Same period 2021 Same period 2020
Rank 3 9 11
Rank change year-on-year +6 +2 +1
Permanent jobs citing Degree 1,203 385 773
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the East of England 20.39% 15.73% 12.75%
As % of the Qualifications category 63.92% 54.69% 50.62%
Number of salaries quoted 284 255 538
10th Percentile £28,250 £26,450 £26,433
25th Percentile £33,563 £33,287 £35,428
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £46,500 £47,500 £45,357
Median % change year-on-year -2.11% +4.73% +0.79%
75th Percentile £62,579 £60,000 £58,750
90th Percentile £72,500 £75,000 £67,500
England median annual salary £55,000 £55,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year - +10.00% -

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 1,882 704 1,527
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the East of England 31.89% 28.77% 25.19%
Number of salaries quoted 599 494 1,098
10th Percentile £27,500 £31,075 £26,250
25th Percentile £35,000 £36,250 £35,000
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £50,000 £50,000 £46,173
Median % change year-on-year - +8.29% +2.61%
75th Percentile £62,817 £65,938 £60,000
90th Percentile £70,000 £77,350 £73,750
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 25 January 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 25 January 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 +4 568 £45,000 -14.29% 164
Hertfordshire +1 366 £60,000 +20.00% 87
Essex +10 164 £50,000 +34.92% 32
Bedfordshire -1 52 £50,000 -4.76% 10
Suffolk +4 39 £42,500 -41.38% 15
Norfolk +4 25 £37,616 -24.77% 11
Degree
England

For the 6 months to 25 January 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.

1 517 (42.98%) Computer Science
2 500 (41.56%) Social Skills
3 420 (34.91%) Agile Software Development
4 328 (27.27%) Problem-Solving
5 282 (23.44%) Software Engineering
6 261 (21.70%) Mathematics
7 250 (20.78%) Computer Science Degree
8 233 (19.37%) Python
9 217 (18.04%) Analytical Skills
10 203 (16.87%) C++
11 193 (16.04%) Pharmaceutical
12 190 (15.79%) Risk Management
13 183 (15.21%) AWS
14 176 (14.63%) C
15 175 (14.55%) DevOps
16 166 (13.80%) Project Management
17 164 (13.63%) Management Information System
18 163 (13.55%) SQL
19 158 (13.13%) Linux
20 148 (12.30%) Analytics
21 145 (12.05%) Machine Learning
22 140 (11.64%) Azure
23 139 (11.55%) Mentoring
24 137 (11.39%) Microsoft
24 137 (11.39%) Data Management
25 135 (11.22%) Finance
26 132 (10.97%) C#
26 132 (10.97%) Decision-Making
27 124 (10.31%) CI/CD
28 120 (9.98%) SDLC

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 78 (6.48%) SAS
2 31 (2.58%) Apache Spark
3 19 (1.58%) IIS
4 15 (1.25%) Apache
5 11 (0.91%) CMS
6 9 (0.75%) Appian
6 9 (0.75%) Jupyter
7 8 (0.67%) SharePoint
8 7 (0.58%) OpenStack
9 6 (0.50%) Exchange Server 2013
10 5 (0.42%) Drupal
10 5 (0.42%) WordPress
11 4 (0.33%) Confluence
12 3 (0.25%) Elasticsearch
12 3 (0.25%) Office Communications Server
13 2 (0.17%) Apache Airflow
13 2 (0.17%) Mendix
13 2 (0.17%) MS Exchange
13 2 (0.17%) SAP EP
14 1 (0.083%) Tomcat
Applications
1 82 (6.82%) Microsoft Excel
2 73 (6.07%) Microsoft Office
3 41 (3.41%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 36 (2.99%) Simulink
5 11 (0.91%) InVision
5 11 (0.91%) Sketch
6 8 (0.67%) Zeplin
7 4 (0.33%) Microsoft Project
8 3 (0.25%) Adobe XD
8 3 (0.25%) Spreadsheet
9 2 (0.17%) Adobe Illustrator
9 2 (0.17%) Camtasia
9 2 (0.17%) InDesign
9 2 (0.17%) MS Visio
9 2 (0.17%) Photoshop
9 2 (0.17%) Pipeline Pilot
10 1 (0.083%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 5 (0.42%) Oracle ERP
1 5 (0.42%) SAP BPC
1 5 (0.42%) Sentinel
2 4 (0.33%) SAP CRM
3 3 (0.25%) Sprinklr
4 2 (0.17%) ResourceLink
4 2 (0.17%) SAP APO
4 2 (0.17%) SAP Payroll
4 2 (0.17%) SAP S/4HANA
5 1 (0.083%) Dynamics AX
5 1 (0.083%) Dynamics CRM
5 1 (0.083%) NetSuite
5 1 (0.083%) Payment Gateway
5 1 (0.083%) PeopleSoft HCM
5 1 (0.083%) Teamcenter
Cloud Services
1 183 (15.21%) AWS
2 140 (11.64%) Azure
3 74 (6.15%) Serverless
4 51 (4.24%) SaaS
5 41 (3.41%) Power Platform
6 38 (3.16%) OpenShift
7 37 (3.08%) Cloud Computing
8 20 (1.66%) Amazon EC2
9 19 (1.58%) GCP
10 17 (1.41%) Veeva
11 16 (1.33%) IaaS
11 16 (1.33%) Microsoft 365
12 15 (1.25%) Amazon S3
12 15 (1.25%) GitHub
13 14 (1.16%) Power Automate
14 12 (1.00%) PaaS
15 11 (0.91%) AWS Lambda
15 11 (0.91%) Azure Active Directory
15 11 (0.91%) Figma
16 10 (0.83%) Azure Monitor
Communications & Networking
1 26 (2.16%) Firewall
2 25 (2.08%) HTTP
3 20 (1.66%) LAN
4 19 (1.58%) DNS
5 17 (1.41%) Kerberos
5 17 (1.41%) TCP/IP
6 16 (1.33%) Internet
6 16 (1.33%) WAN
7 12 (1.00%) VoIP
8 11 (0.91%) Software-Defined Radio
8 11 (0.91%) Wireless
9 8 (0.67%) DHCP
10 7 (0.58%) InfiniBand
11 6 (0.50%) RS-232
11 6 (0.50%) VLAN
12 5 (0.42%) Modbus
12 5 (0.42%) NAS
13 4 (0.33%) Ethernet
13 4 (0.33%) Intranet
13 4 (0.33%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 45 (3.74%) SQL Server
2 36 (2.99%) Tableau
3 29 (2.41%) Relational Database
4 28 (2.33%) Data Warehouse
4 28 (2.33%) Spotfire
5 26 (2.16%) PostgreSQL
6 25 (2.08%) MySQL
7 24 (2.00%) Power BI
8 18 (1.50%) Big Data
9 17 (1.41%) Crystal Reports
10 15 (1.25%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
10 15 (1.25%) Hadoop
11 13 (1.08%) Electronic Patient Records
12 9 (0.75%) Oracle Reports
13 8 (0.67%) Data Mining
14 7 (0.58%) Metadata
14 7 (0.58%) NoSQL
15 6 (0.50%) Oracle Database
16 5 (0.42%) Apache Hive
16 5 (0.42%) ThoughtSpot
Development Applications
1 106 (8.81%) Git (software)
2 80 (6.65%) Jenkins
3 32 (2.66%) JIRA
4 20 (1.66%) Subversion
5 17 (1.41%) Eclipse
5 17 (1.41%) Maven
6 11 (0.91%) Rational Rhapsody
6 11 (0.91%) TeamCity
7 10 (0.83%) Rational Team Concert
8 7 (0.58%) GitLab
8 7 (0.58%) Selenium
9 5 (0.42%) GCC
9 5 (0.42%) Postman
9 5 (0.42%) Visual Studio
10 4 (0.33%) Team Foundation Server
11 3 (0.25%) Axure RP
11 3 (0.25%) Balsamiq
12 2 (0.17%) CMake
12 2 (0.17%) Gerrit
12 2 (0.17%) Rational DOORS
General
1 500 (41.56%) Social Skills
2 217 (18.04%) Analytical Skills
3 193 (16.04%) Pharmaceutical
4 135 (11.22%) Finance
5 92 (7.65%) Automotive
6 87 (7.23%) Law
7 74 (6.15%) Retail
8 71 (5.90%) Influencing Skills
9 65 (5.40%) Electronics
10 60 (4.99%) Games
11 58 (4.82%) Inclusion and Diversity
12 57 (4.74%) Marketing
13 54 (4.49%) Legal
14 39 (3.24%) Manufacturing
15 31 (2.58%) Presentation Skills
16 29 (2.41%) Public Sector
17 28 (2.33%) Spanish Language
18 26 (2.16%) Organisational Skills
19 22 (1.83%) Publishing
20 16 (1.33%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 170 (14.13%) Software Engineer
2 153 (12.72%) Developer
3 152 (12.64%) Analyst
4 92 (7.65%) Architect
5 71 (5.90%) Programmer
5 71 (5.90%) Software Developer
6 69 (5.74%) Senior Software Engineer
7 47 (3.91%) Graduate
8 42 (3.49%) C# Developer
9 41 (3.41%) Junior
9 41 (3.41%) Senior Analyst
10 39 (3.24%) Senior Manager
11 34 (2.83%) Principal Engineer
11 34 (2.83%) Project Manager
12 33 (2.74%) C# Software Developer
12 33 (2.74%) DevOps Engineer
13 32 (2.66%) Full Stack Developer
14 31 (2.58%) Implementation Manager
15 28 (2.33%) IT Manager
16 25 (2.08%) Junior Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 55 (4.57%) React
2 54 (4.49%) Web Services
3 46 (3.82%) Spring Boot
4 42 (3.49%) REST
5 41 (3.41%) JSON
6 34 (2.83%) Swing
7 33 (2.74%) LLVM
8 31 (2.58%) AngularJS
8 31 (2.58%) Spring
9 29 (2.41%) RESTful
9 29 (2.41%) Velocity
10 27 (2.24%) XML
11 26 (2.16%) Node.js
11 26 (2.16%) Yocto
12 25 (2.08%) HTML
13 23 (1.91%) Kafka
14 20 (1.66%) TensorFlow
15 19 (1.58%) .NET
15 19 (1.58%) CSS
16 18 (1.50%) Spring MVC
Miscellaneous
1 164 (13.63%) Management Information System
2 88 (7.32%) Life Science
3 72 (5.99%) Algorithms
4 69 (5.74%) Self-Motivation
5 62 (5.15%) Social Media
6 60 (4.99%) User Experience
7 53 (4.41%) Cloud Native
8 41 (3.41%) Device Driver
9 37 (3.08%) Data Structures
10 35 (2.91%) FMCG
11 30 (2.49%) Robotics
12 29 (2.41%) Biotechnology
13 26 (2.16%) Smartphone
14 23 (1.91%) Virtual Team
15 22 (1.83%) Data Centre
16 21 (1.75%) Greenfield Project
16 21 (1.75%) Linux Command Line
17 19 (1.58%) Public Cloud
17 19 (1.58%) Renewable Energy
18 16 (1.33%) Embedded Systems
Operating Systems
1 158 (13.13%) Linux
2 107 (8.89%) Windows
3 46 (3.82%) Android
4 21 (1.75%) Unix
5 20 (1.66%) Apple iOS
6 19 (1.58%) Windows Server
7 18 (1.50%) Windows 10
8 10 (0.83%) Mac OS
9 9 (0.75%) Windows Server 2012
10 8 (0.67%) Windows Mobile
10 8 (0.67%) Windows Server 2008
11 4 (0.33%) Ubuntu
12 3 (0.25%) Windows Server 2019
13 2 (0.17%) CentOS
13 2 (0.17%) Embedded Linux
13 2 (0.17%) ThreadX
13 2 (0.17%) Windows Embedded Compact
13 2 (0.17%) Windows Server 2016
14 1 (0.083%) VMS
14 1 (0.083%) VxWorks
Processes & Methodologies
1 517 (42.98%) Computer Science
2 420 (34.91%) Agile Software Development
3 328 (27.27%) Problem-Solving
4 282 (23.44%) Software Engineering
5 261 (21.70%) Mathematics
6 190 (15.79%) Risk Management
7 175 (14.55%) DevOps
8 166 (13.80%) Project Management
9 148 (12.30%) Analytics
10 145 (12.05%) Machine Learning
11 139 (11.55%) Mentoring
12 137 (11.39%) Data Management
13 132 (10.97%) Decision-Making
14 124 (10.31%) CI/CD
15 120 (9.98%) SDLC
16 113 (9.39%) Open Source
17 112 (9.31%) Continuous Improvement
18 111 (9.23%) Data Science
19 106 (8.81%) Validation
20 98 (8.15%) Statistics
Programming Languages
1 233 (19.37%) Python
2 203 (16.87%) C++
3 176 (14.63%) C
4 163 (13.55%) SQL
5 132 (10.97%) C#
6 111 (9.23%) Java
7 92 (7.65%) JavaScript
8 40 (3.33%) MATLAB
9 29 (2.41%) R
10 25 (2.08%) PowerShell
11 22 (1.83%) Perl
12 20 (1.66%) Java 8
13 17 (1.41%) Go
13 17 (1.41%) Shell Script
14 13 (1.08%) TypeScript
15 12 (1.00%) Rust
16 11 (0.91%) Julia
16 11 (0.91%) Ruby
17 10 (0.83%) Ada
17 10 (0.83%) Objective-C
Qualifications
1 250 (20.78%) Computer Science Degree
2 119 (9.89%) PhD
3 113 (9.39%) Master's Degree
4 38 (3.16%) Security Cleared
5 29 (2.41%) SC Cleared
6 27 (2.24%) Numerate Degree
7 17 (1.41%) Microsoft Certification
8 16 (1.33%) TOGAF Certification
9 14 (1.16%) CISSP
9 14 (1.16%) DV Cleared
10 11 (0.91%) Cisco Certification
11 9 (0.75%) Six Sigma Green Belt
12 8 (0.67%) DBS Check
12 8 (0.67%) HND
13 6 (0.50%) CISA
14 5 (0.42%) CCNA
14 5 (0.42%) GCFA
14 5 (0.42%) GCIA
14 5 (0.42%) GCIH
14 5 (0.42%) MBA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 80 (6.65%) Data Quality
2 54 (4.49%) QA
3 34 (2.83%) GxP
4 31 (2.58%) Good Clinical Practice
5 29 (2.41%) ISO 26262
6 24 (2.00%) GDPR
7 23 (1.91%) CDISC
8 18 (1.50%) GLP
8 18 (1.50%) IEC 62304
9 17 (1.41%) Accessibility
10 15 (1.25%) IEC 61508
11 12 (1.00%) MISRA
12 11 (0.91%) SLA
13 10 (0.83%) Def Stans
14 7 (0.58%) ISO/IEC 27001
14 7 (0.58%) Sarbanes-Oxley
15 5 (0.42%) NIST
16 4 (0.33%) GMP
16 4 (0.33%) PMO
17 3 (0.25%) ISO 14001
System Software
1 69 (5.74%) Docker
2 48 (3.99%) Active Directory
2 48 (3.99%) Firmware
3 33 (2.74%) VMware Infrastructure
4 17 (1.41%) Virtual Machines
5 16 (1.33%) LXC
6 13 (1.08%) Hyper-V
7 11 (0.91%) NFS
8 10 (0.83%) vSphere
9 9 (0.75%) VMware ESXi
10 8 (0.67%) BitLocker
10 8 (0.67%) Slurm Workload Manager
10 8 (0.67%) XenApp
10 8 (0.67%) XenDesktop
11 2 (0.17%) VMware NSX
12 1 (0.083%) Shibboleth
12 1 (0.083%) Terminal Services
12 1 (0.083%) Virtual Servers
12 1 (0.083%) VMware Workstation
Systems Management
1 64 (5.32%) Kubernetes
2 55 (4.57%) Ansible
3 29 (2.41%) Terraform
4 12 (1.00%) BMC PATROL
5 11 (0.91%) Cisco IPCC
6 10 (0.83%) SCCM
7 9 (0.75%) Oracle EDQ
8 5 (0.42%) Puppet
9 3 (0.25%) Kubeflow
9 3 (0.25%) Opscode Chef
10 2 (0.17%) CSIRT
10 2 (0.17%) Jamf Pro
10 2 (0.17%) Single Sign-On
11 1 (0.083%) Consul
11 1 (0.083%) Docker Swarm
11 1 (0.083%) FTK
11 1 (0.083%) Galera Cluster
11 1 (0.083%) Grafana
11 1 (0.083%) Prometheus
11 1 (0.083%) Stealthwatch
Vendors
1 137 (11.39%) Microsoft
2 56 (4.66%) Facebook
3 52 (4.32%) Oracle
4 46 (3.82%) SAP
5 34 (2.83%) VMware
6 32 (2.66%) Salesforce.com
7 23 (1.91%) IBM
8 22 (1.83%) Cisco
8 22 (1.83%) MuleSoft
9 16 (1.33%) Adobe
10 15 (1.25%) CA Agile Central
11 12 (1.00%) Citrix
11 12 (1.00%) Red Hat
12 11 (0.91%) EMC
12 11 (0.91%) Google
12 11 (0.91%) Workday
13 10 (0.83%) Databricks
13 10 (0.83%) Palo Alto
14 9 (0.75%) Automation Anywhere
14 9 (0.75%) Saba