Period
to 3 August 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 3 August 2020 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Academic Degree
England > East of England
6 months to
3 Aug 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 9 8 10
Rank change year-on-year -1 +2 -2
Permanent jobs citing Degree 441 994 1,737
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the East of England 14.55% 13.46% 14.67%
As % of the Qualifications category 53.52% 47.58% 51.99%
Number of salaries quoted 350 707 1,346
Median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +11.11% +12.50%
10th Percentile £26,613 £26,000 £25,000
90th Percentile £72,500 £78,000 £67,500
England median annual salary £52,500 £50,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year +5.00% +5.26% +5.56%

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 824 2,089 3,341
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the East of England 27.19% 28.29% 28.22%
Number of salaries quoted 567 1,517 2,383
Median annual salary £50,000 £45,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +11.11% - +4.65%
10th Percentile £27,500 £25,750 £25,000
90th Percentile £76,250 £75,000 £71,250
England median annual salary £53,500 £50,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year +7.00% - +9.89%

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 3 August 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 3 August 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 -3 170 £52,250 -0.48% 77
Hertfordshire +6 117 £45,100 -5.05% 49
Essex +1 101 £37,500 -11.76% 14
Bedfordshire +31 20 £55,000 +29.41% 8
Norfolk -9 17 £17,500 -51.93% 4
Suffolk +3 15 £48,750 -18.75% 9
Degree
England

For the 6 months to 3 August 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.

1 153 (34.69%) Computer Science
2 122 (27.66%) C++
3 115 (26.08%) C#
4 113 (25.62%) SQL
5 108 (24.49%) Agile Software Development
6 104 (23.58%) Computer Science Degree
7 103 (23.36%) Python
8 94 (21.32%) Software Engineering
9 90 (20.41%) .NET
9 90 (20.41%) AWS
10 89 (20.18%) Microsoft
11 80 (18.14%) Problem-Solving
12 78 (17.69%) SQL Server
13 77 (17.46%) Azure
14 76 (17.23%) Windows
14 76 (17.23%) Project Management
15 72 (16.33%) Linux
16 62 (14.06%) JavaScript
17 59 (13.38%) Analytical Skills
18 56 (12.70%) Java
19 51 (11.56%) C
19 51 (11.56%) DevOps
20 47 (10.66%) HTML
21 46 (10.43%) Mathematics
22 45 (10.20%) ITIL
23 44 (9.98%) Analytics
24 39 (8.84%) Continuous Improvement
25 36 (8.16%) SDLC
25 36 (8.16%) Scrum
26 35 (7.94%) Management Information System

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 (2.27%) Apache Airflow
1 10 (2.27%) Apache Spark
1 10 (2.27%) Luigi
2 8 (1.81%) SharePoint
3 5 (1.13%) IIS
3 5 (1.13%) OpenStack
3 5 (1.13%) SAS
4 3 (0.68%) Confluence
5 2 (0.45%) ArcGIS
5 2 (0.45%) CMS
6 1 (0.23%) Apache
6 1 (0.23%) MS Exchange
6 1 (0.23%) Oracle Workflow
Applications
1 20 (4.54%) Microsoft Office
2 13 (2.95%) Microsoft Excel
3 5 (1.13%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 4 (0.91%) EPLAN
5 2 (0.45%) Blender
5 2 (0.45%) Microsoft Project
5 2 (0.45%) OrCAD
6 1 (0.23%) Simulink
6 1 (0.23%) Spreadsheet
6 1 (0.23%) Stateflow
Business Applications
1 7 (1.59%) NetSuite
2 4 (0.91%) Dynamics AX
3 3 (0.68%) Dynamics CRM
4 2 (0.45%) Magento
5 1 (0.23%) Oracle Applications
Cloud Services
1 90 (20.41%) AWS
2 77 (17.46%) Azure
3 17 (3.85%) Office 365
4 15 (3.40%) Power Platform
5 10 (2.27%) Amazon EC2
5 10 (2.27%) Amazon EMR
5 10 (2.27%) Logic Apps
6 9 (2.04%) SaaS
7 7 (1.59%) AWS Lambda
7 7 (1.59%) Dynamics 365
7 7 (1.59%) Serverless
7 7 (1.59%) Slack
8 6 (1.36%) Amazon ECS
8 6 (1.36%) AWS CloudFormation
9 5 (1.13%) GCP
9 5 (1.13%) IaaS
10 4 (0.91%) OpenShift
10 4 (0.91%) PaaS
11 3 (0.68%) Amazon CloudWatch
11 3 (0.68%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 16 (3.63%) Firewall
2 14 (3.17%) RS-485
2 14 (3.17%) TCP/IP
3 13 (2.95%) VPN
4 11 (2.49%) RS-232
5 8 (1.81%) Network Security
6 7 (1.59%) DNS
6 7 (1.59%) Internet
6 7 (1.59%) LAN
7 6 (1.36%) WAN
8 4 (0.91%) Ethernet
8 4 (0.91%) InfiniBand
8 4 (0.91%) Modbus
8 4 (0.91%) Radio Access Network
8 4 (0.91%) Wireless
9 3 (0.68%) Cisco ASA
9 3 (0.68%) GSM
9 3 (0.68%) MQTT
9 3 (0.68%) NAS
9 3 (0.68%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 78 (17.69%) SQL Server
2 31 (7.03%) NoSQL
3 26 (5.90%) Relational Database
4 23 (5.22%) PostgreSQL
4 23 (5.22%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 22 (4.99%) Data Warehouse
6 21 (4.76%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 19 (4.31%) Big Data
8 15 (3.40%) Power BI
9 13 (2.95%) Amazon Redshift
9 13 (2.95%) MySQL
10 10 (2.27%) Amazon RDS
10 10 (2.27%) Apache Cassandra
10 10 (2.27%) Azkaban
10 10 (2.27%) Hadoop
11 9 (2.04%) MongoDB
12 6 (1.36%) OLAP
12 6 (1.36%) SQL Server 2008
12 6 (1.36%) SQL Server Analysis Services
13 4 (0.91%) BusinessObjects
Development Applications
1 35 (7.94%) Visual Studio
2 26 (5.90%) Git (software)
2 26 (5.90%) JIRA
3 25 (5.67%) Jenkins
4 17 (3.85%) CMake
5 11 (2.49%) Xcode
6 10 (2.27%) Subversion
7 9 (2.04%) LabVIEW
8 8 (1.81%) Buildbot
8 8 (1.81%) Clang
8 8 (1.81%) CruiseControl
8 8 (1.81%) GCC
8 8 (1.81%) Selenium
8 8 (1.81%) Team Foundation Server
9 7 (1.59%) Artifactory
10 6 (1.36%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
11 5 (1.13%) WebDriver
12 4 (0.91%) Cypress.io
12 4 (0.91%) MSTest
12 4 (0.91%) WatiN
General
1 31 (7.03%) Manufacturing
2 22 (4.99%) Law
3 20 (4.54%) Finance
4 18 (4.08%) Games
5 13 (2.95%) Electronics
5 13 (2.95%) Retail
6 12 (2.72%) Telecoms
7 11 (2.49%) Pharmaceutical
8 10 (2.27%) Aerospace
9 9 (2.04%) Advertising
10 8 (1.81%) French Language
10 8 (1.81%) German Language
10 8 (1.81%) Legal
10 8 (1.81%) Local Government
11 7 (1.59%) Italian Language
11 7 (1.59%) Marketing
11 7 (1.59%) Spanish Language
12 3 (0.68%) Back Office
12 3 (0.68%) Banking
12 3 (0.68%) Public Sector
Job Titles
1 120 (27.21%) Developer
2 59 (13.38%) Software Engineer
3 34 (7.71%) C# Developer
4 33 (7.48%) Software Developer
5 29 (6.58%) .NET Developer
6 26 (5.90%) C# .NET Developer
7 25 (5.67%) Junior
8 22 (4.99%) Senior Software Engineer
9 20 (4.54%) Analyst
9 20 (4.54%) Senior Developer
10 19 (4.31%) Junior Developer
11 18 (4.08%) Business Intelligence Developer
12 16 (3.63%) Architect
12 16 (3.63%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
13 15 (3.40%) Principal Engineer
13 15 (3.40%) Security Engineer
14 14 (3.17%) Business Developer
14 14 (3.17%) C++ Developer
14 14 (3.17%) Data Engineer
15 13 (2.95%) Network Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 90 (20.41%) .NET
2 47 (10.66%) HTML
3 35 (7.94%) CSS
4 29 (6.58%) AngularJS
5 27 (6.12%) ASP.NET
6 24 (5.44%) Node.js
7 23 (5.22%) JSON
8 21 (4.76%) .NET Framework
8 21 (4.76%) XML
9 17 (3.85%) Web Services
10 15 (3.40%) .NET Core
11 14 (3.17%) React
12 13 (2.95%) WinForms
13 12 (2.72%) ASP.NET Web API
13 12 (2.72%) RESTful
14 11 (2.49%) REST
14 11 (2.49%) WPF
15 10 (2.27%) ASP.NET MVC
15 10 (2.27%) HTML5
15 10 (2.27%) Kafka
Miscellaneous
1 59 (13.38%) Analytical Skills
2 35 (7.94%) Management Information System
3 33 (7.48%) Data Centre
4 25 (5.67%) Algorithms
5 23 (5.22%) Self-Motivation
6 22 (4.99%) Public Cloud
7 18 (4.08%) Data Structures
8 14 (3.17%) Security Operations Centre
9 12 (2.72%) User Experience
10 11 (2.49%) Mobile App
11 10 (2.27%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
12 9 (2.04%) Blog
12 9 (2.04%) Embedded Systems
13 8 (1.81%) Driving Licence
14 7 (1.59%) Animation
14 7 (1.59%) Wiki
15 6 (1.36%) Device Driver
15 6 (1.36%) Smartphone
15 6 (1.36%) VHDL
16 5 (1.13%) Photography
Operating Systems
1 76 (17.23%) Windows
2 72 (16.33%) Linux
3 19 (4.31%) Android
3 19 (4.31%) Apple iOS
3 19 (4.31%) Windows Server
4 11 (2.49%) Mac OS X
5 8 (1.81%) Unix
5 8 (1.81%) Windows Server 2008
6 7 (1.59%) Windows Server 2016
7 3 (0.68%) Ubuntu
7 3 (0.68%) Windows 10
8 2 (0.45%) CentOS
8 2 (0.45%) Mac OS
8 2 (0.45%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 2 (0.45%) Robot Operating System
8 2 (0.45%) Windows 7
8 2 (0.45%) Windows Server 2003
8 2 (0.45%) Windows Server 2012
8 2 (0.45%) Windows Server 2019
9 1 (0.23%) FreeBSD
Processes & Methodologies
1 153 (34.69%) Computer Science
2 108 (24.49%) Agile Software Development
3 94 (21.32%) Software Engineering
4 80 (18.14%) Problem-Solving
5 76 (17.23%) Project Management
6 51 (11.56%) DevOps
7 46 (10.43%) Mathematics
8 45 (10.20%) ITIL
9 44 (9.98%) Analytics
10 39 (8.84%) Continuous Improvement
11 36 (8.16%) Scrum
11 36 (8.16%) SDLC
12 35 (7.94%) Validation
13 33 (7.48%) Data Integration
14 32 (7.26%) OO
15 31 (7.03%) Machine Learning
16 30 (6.80%) Cybersecurity
16 30 (6.80%) Test Automation
17 29 (6.58%) Requirements Gathering
18 24 (5.44%) Data Science
Programming Languages
1 122 (27.66%) C++
2 115 (26.08%) C#
3 113 (25.62%) SQL
4 103 (23.36%) Python
5 62 (14.06%) JavaScript
6 56 (12.70%) Java
7 51 (11.56%) C
8 25 (5.67%) Bash Shell
9 19 (4.31%) PHP
10 18 (4.08%) T-SQL
11 17 (3.85%) PowerShell
11 17 (3.85%) Scala
12 15 (3.40%) Perl
12 15 (3.40%) TypeScript
13 8 (1.81%) Go
13 8 (1.81%) Lua
13 8 (1.81%) Shell Script
14 7 (1.59%) VB
15 6 (1.36%) R
16 5 (1.13%) Apple Swift
Qualifications
1 104 (23.58%) Computer Science Degree
2 27 (6.12%) Cisco Certification
3 20 (4.54%) CCIE
4 19 (4.31%) JNCIA
5 13 (2.95%) SANS
6 12 (2.72%) CISSP
6 12 (2.72%) ISEB
6 12 (2.72%) Security Cleared
7 9 (2.04%) DV Cleared
7 9 (2.04%) Postgraduate
8 8 (1.81%) ISTQB
8 8 (1.81%) PMI Certification
8 8 (1.81%) PMP
9 7 (1.59%) GPEN
9 7 (1.59%) MBCS
9 7 (1.59%) MCP
9 7 (1.59%) PhD
10 6 (1.36%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
10 6 (1.36%) Master's Degree
10 6 (1.36%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 21 (4.76%) SLA
2 13 (2.95%) NIST
2 13 (2.95%) QA
3 12 (2.72%) COBIT
4 9 (2.04%) Data Quality
4 9 (2.04%) GDPR
5 8 (1.81%) GxP
6 5 (1.13%) AICPA
6 5 (1.13%) ISO 9001
6 5 (1.13%) ISO/IEC 27001
7 3 (0.68%) ISO 13485
8 2 (0.45%) Cyber Essentials
8 2 (0.45%) GAMP
9 1 (0.23%) GLP
9 1 (0.23%) GMP
9 1 (0.23%) Good Clinical Practice
9 1 (0.23%) JTAG
System Software
1 21 (4.76%) Firmware
2 20 (4.54%) Docker
3 18 (4.08%) Active Directory
4 9 (2.04%) VMware Infrastructure
5 5 (1.13%) Slurm Workload Manager
6 4 (0.91%) GPFS
6 4 (0.91%) Lustre
7 3 (0.68%) vSphere
8 2 (0.45%) Hyper-V
8 2 (0.45%) KVM
9 1 (0.23%) VMware NSX
9 1 (0.23%) Xen
Systems Management
1 15 (3.40%) Ansible
2 11 (2.49%) SCCM
3 7 (1.59%) QRadar
4 4 (0.91%) Puppet
5 3 (0.68%) Kubernetes
6 2 (0.45%) HP ALM
7 1 (0.23%) Oracle ZFS
7 1 (0.23%) SolarWinds Orion
7 1 (0.23%) Terraform
7 1 (0.23%) vRealize
7 1 (0.23%) WSUS
Vendors
1 89 (20.18%) Microsoft
2 21 (4.76%) Juniper
3 17 (3.85%) Cisco
4 12 (2.72%) Tableau
5 11 (2.49%) VMware
6 9 (2.04%) Oracle
7 8 (1.81%) IBM
7 8 (1.81%) LogRhythm
8 7 (1.59%) Autodesk
8 7 (1.59%) Darktrace
8 7 (1.59%) JD Edwards
8 7 (1.59%) Snow
8 7 (1.59%) Splunk
9 5 (1.13%) Canon
10 4 (0.91%) HP
10 4 (0.91%) Huawei
10 4 (0.91%) Nokia
11 3 (0.68%) EMC
11 3 (0.68%) Ericsson
11 3 (0.68%) Nortel