Period
to 18 September 2018

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 September 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Academic Degree
England > East of England
6 months to
18 Sep 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 10 8 10
Rank change year-on-year -2 +2 0
Permanent jobs citing Degree 1,591 1,966 2,048
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the East of England 14.18% 16.83% 15.61%
As % of the Qualifications category 50.30% 56.76% 53.91%
Number of salaries quoted 1,206 1,584 1,817
East of England median annual salary £43,278 £40,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +8.19% -5.88% +6.25%
10th Percentile £25,000 £26,000 £23,750
90th Percentile £67,500 £61,250 £63,750
England median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year +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 3,163 3,464 3,799
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the East of England 28.20% 29.66% 28.96%
Number of salaries quoted 2,241 2,695 3,039
East of England median annual salary £45,000 £44,296 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +1.59% +4.22% -
10th Percentile £25,500 £26,000 £24,000
90th Percentile £72,500 £65,000 £64,200
England median annual salary £50,000 £47,175 £46,950
% change year-on-year +5.99% +0.48% +4.33%

Degree
Job Vacancy Trend in the East of England

Job postings citing Degree as a percentage 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

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT 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

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Degree in the East of England over the 6 months to 18 September 2018.

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 September 2018. 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 0 671 £43,300 +1.88% 213
Hertfordshire +5 566 £45,000 +6.07% 114
Essex 0 191 £41,250 +11.49% 54
Suffolk -6 72 £45,000 - 17
Bedfordshire -16 67 £45,000 +28.57% 21
Norfolk +7 24 £35,000 +16.67% 11
Degree
England

For the 6 months to 18 September 2018, 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.

1 654 (41.11%) Computer Science
2 433 (27.22%) Computer Science Degree
3 407 (25.58%) Agile Software Development
4 403 (25.33%) SQL
5 340 (21.37%) Mathematics
6 291 (18.29%) Problem-Solving
7 290 (18.23%) Python
8 275 (17.28%) Java
9 268 (16.84%) Linux
10 266 (16.72%) Analytical Skills
11 254 (15.96%) Software Engineering
12 252 (15.84%) Finance
13 250 (15.71%) SQL Server
13 250 (15.71%) Microsoft
14 247 (15.52%) JavaScript
15 217 (13.64%) C#
16 197 (12.38%) HTML
17 193 (12.13%) Windows
18 192 (12.07%) C++
19 191 (12.01%) .NET
20 167 (10.50%) OO
21 164 (10.31%) CSS
22 158 (9.93%) Physics
23 155 (9.74%) Test Automation
24 140 (8.80%) ITIL
25 134 (8.42%) Amazon AWS
26 132 (8.30%) DevOps
27 130 (8.17%) SDLC
27 130 (8.17%) Management Information System
28 123 (7.73%) Retail

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 44 (2.77%) OpenStack
2 34 (2.14%) JBoss
3 33 (2.07%) Tomcat
4 28 (1.76%) SharePoint
5 26 (1.63%) CMS
6 24 (1.51%) Apache
7 22 (1.38%) Apache Spark
7 22 (1.38%) WebSphere
8 21 (1.32%) WebLogic
9 18 (1.13%) GlassFish
10 15 (0.94%) Drupal
11 13 (0.82%) MS Exchange
11 13 (0.82%) Oracle SOA Suite
12 10 (0.63%) IIS
13 9 (0.57%) SAS
13 9 (0.57%) Umbraco
14 8 (0.50%) Oracle Service Bus
15 7 (0.44%) Cloud Foundry
15 7 (0.44%) Elasticsearch
16 6 (0.38%) WordPress
Applications
1 81 (5.09%) Microsoft Excel
2 52 (3.27%) Microsoft Office
3 35 (2.20%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 31 (1.95%) Photoshop
5 24 (1.51%) Adobe Illustrator
6 13 (0.82%) Microsoft Project
7 10 (0.63%) Adobe Creative Suite
8 9 (0.57%) MS Visio
9 5 (0.31%) Camtasia
9 5 (0.31%) InDesign
10 3 (0.19%) SOLIDWORKS
11 2 (0.13%) InVision
11 2 (0.13%) SPSS
11 2 (0.13%) Weka
12 1 (0.063%) Autodesk Inventor
12 1 (0.063%) OmniGraffle
12 1 (0.063%) OrCAD
Business Applications
1 13 (0.82%) Cognos Business Intelligence
1 13 (0.82%) Cognos TM1
2 12 (0.75%) Salesforce.com CRM
3 10 (0.63%) Oracle EBS
4 9 (0.57%) Dynamics CRM
5 6 (0.38%) Dynamics NAV
6 5 (0.31%) Dynamics AX
6 5 (0.31%) NetSuite
6 5 (0.31%) SAP ERP
7 4 (0.25%) SAP GRC
7 4 (0.25%) SAP S/4HANA
8 3 (0.19%) Oracle Applications
8 3 (0.19%) Workfront
9 2 (0.13%) OpenCart
9 2 (0.13%) StreamServe
9 2 (0.13%) Temenos T24
10 1 (0.063%) Magento
10 1 (0.063%) Oracle Payables
10 1 (0.063%) Oracle Receivables
10 1 (0.063%) Payment Gateway
Cloud Services
1 134 (8.42%) Amazon AWS
2 105 (6.60%) Microsoft Azure
3 33 (2.07%) SaaS
4 32 (2.01%) Cloud Computing
5 29 (1.82%) Office 365
6 28 (1.76%) GitHub
7 22 (1.38%) Google Cloud Platform
8 17 (1.07%) Google Analytics
9 13 (0.82%) IaaS
10 11 (0.69%) PaaS
11 9 (0.57%) AWS CloudFormation
12 3 (0.19%) Google App Engine
12 3 (0.19%) Google Play
13 2 (0.13%) AWS Lambda
13 2 (0.13%) Dynamics 365
13 2 (0.13%) npm
13 2 (0.13%) Oracle CX
13 2 (0.13%) Serverless
14 1 (0.063%) Boomi
14 1 (0.063%) Mimecast
Communications & Networking
1 118 (7.42%) Firewall
2 104 (6.54%) TCP/IP
3 64 (4.02%) WAN
4 61 (3.83%) DNS
5 59 (3.71%) Wireless
6 57 (3.58%) Internet
6 57 (3.58%) Network Security
7 41 (2.58%) LAN
8 40 (2.51%) VPN
9 33 (2.07%) Ethernet
10 29 (1.82%) HTTP
11 28 (1.76%) Wi-Fi
12 27 (1.70%) SAN
13 25 (1.57%) DHCP
14 24 (1.51%) VoIP
15 23 (1.45%) Intrusion Detection
16 21 (1.32%) MPLS
17 20 (1.26%) SSL
18 19 (1.19%) SNMP
19 13 (0.82%) BGP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 250 (15.71%) SQL Server
2 65 (4.09%) MySQL
3 49 (3.08%) Relational Database
4 45 (2.83%) Data Warehouse
4 45 (2.83%) NoSQL
5 43 (2.70%) Big Data
6 38 (2.39%) Power BI
7 33 (2.07%) Oracle Database
8 31 (1.95%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 27 (1.70%) Data Mining
10 23 (1.45%) Hadoop
10 23 (1.45%) SQL Server Integration Services
11 22 (1.38%) PostgreSQL
12 20 (1.26%) SQL Server Analysis Services
13 18 (1.13%) SQL Server 2008
14 14 (0.88%) GIS
15 13 (0.82%) Microsoft Analysis Services
16 10 (0.63%) Redis
17 9 (0.57%) MongoDB
18 8 (0.50%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 117 (7.35%) Git (software)
2 63 (3.96%) JIRA
3 61 (3.83%) Visual Studio
4 60 (3.77%) Subversion
5 54 (3.39%) LabVIEW
6 46 (2.89%) Selenium
7 37 (2.33%) Jenkins
8 24 (1.51%) Team Foundation Server
9 23 (1.45%) NUnit
10 21 (1.32%) Visual Studio Team System
11 19 (1.19%) Redmine
12 17 (1.07%) TeamCity
13 16 (1.01%) JUnit
13 16 (1.01%) MSTest
14 15 (0.94%) SoapUI
15 14 (0.88%) Gradle
16 13 (0.82%) Maven
17 12 (0.75%) Axure RP
17 12 (0.75%) Balsamiq Mockups
17 12 (0.75%) Eclipse
General
1 252 (15.84%) Finance
2 123 (7.73%) Retail
3 82 (5.15%) Marketing
4 70 (4.40%) Telecoms
5 67 (4.21%) Electronics
6 66 (4.15%) Manufacturing
7 36 (2.26%) Games
7 36 (2.26%) Legal
8 35 (2.20%) Automotive
9 28 (1.76%) Law
10 26 (1.63%) Advertising
11 22 (1.38%) Aerospace
12 14 (0.88%) German Language
13 9 (0.57%) Billing
14 7 (0.44%) Back Office
14 7 (0.44%) Banking
14 7 (0.44%) French Language
14 7 (0.44%) Pharmaceutical
15 6 (0.38%) Military
16 5 (0.31%) Swedish Language
Job Titles
1 432 (27.15%) Developer
2 247 (15.52%) Analyst
3 190 (11.94%) Graduate
4 150 (9.43%) Software Developer
5 129 (8.11%) Software Engineer
6 107 (6.73%) Graduate Developer
7 82 (5.15%) Java Developer
8 78 (4.90%) Junior
9 73 (4.59%) C# Developer
10 68 (4.27%) .NET Developer
11 63 (3.96%) Consultant
11 63 (3.96%) Test Engineer
12 61 (3.83%) Team Leader
13 55 (3.46%) Senior Developer
14 52 (3.27%) C# .NET Developer
15 49 (3.08%) Business Analyst
15 49 (3.08%) C# Software Developer
16 43 (2.70%) C++ Developer
16 43 (2.70%) Full Stack Developer
17 42 (2.64%) Network Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 197 (12.38%) HTML
2 191 (12.01%) .NET
3 164 (10.31%) CSS
4 114 (7.17%) Web Services
5 79 (4.97%) AngularJS
6 69 (4.34%) HTML5
7 56 (3.52%) jQuery
8 52 (3.27%) ASP.NET
9 50 (3.14%) Spring
10 49 (3.08%) XML
11 45 (2.83%) SOAP
12 43 (2.70%) RESTful
13 42 (2.64%) CSS3
13 42 (2.64%) Velocity
14 35 (2.20%) Node.js
15 34 (2.14%) Java EE
16 33 (2.07%) Hibernate
17 30 (1.89%) JSON
18 27 (1.70%) REST
19 26 (1.63%) React
Miscellaneous
1 654 (41.11%) Computer Science
2 266 (16.72%) Analytical Skills
3 130 (8.17%) Management Information System
4 122 (7.67%) User Experience
5 98 (6.16%) Self-Motivation
6 75 (4.71%) Driving Licence
7 62 (3.90%) Algorithms
8 49 (3.08%) Data Centre
9 48 (3.02%) Mobile App
10 38 (2.39%) Greenfield Project
10 38 (2.39%) Security Operations Centre
11 37 (2.33%) Life Science
12 26 (1.63%) Data Structures
13 25 (1.57%) Embedded Systems
14 22 (1.38%) Private Cloud
15 21 (1.32%) Internet of Things
16 20 (1.26%) Optoelectronics
17 19 (1.19%) Robotics
18 17 (1.07%) Acoustics
18 17 (1.07%) Fintech
Operating Systems
1 268 (16.84%) Linux
2 193 (12.13%) Windows
3 67 (4.21%) Unix
4 46 (2.89%) Windows Server
5 22 (1.38%) Android
6 20 (1.26%) Windows 7
6 20 (1.26%) Windows Server 2008
7 18 (1.13%) Mac OS X
8 16 (1.01%) Windows Server 2003
9 15 (0.94%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 14 (0.88%) AIX
11 12 (0.75%) Embedded Linux
11 12 (0.75%) Windows 10
12 10 (0.63%) CoreOS
12 10 (0.63%) Debian
12 10 (0.63%) Windows XP
13 9 (0.57%) Windows Server 2012
14 7 (0.44%) CentOS
15 5 (0.31%) Apple iOS
16 3 (0.19%) Kali Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 407 (25.58%) Agile Software Development
2 340 (21.37%) Mathematics
3 291 (18.29%) Problem-Solving
4 254 (15.96%) Software Engineering
5 167 (10.50%) OO
6 158 (9.93%) Physics
7 155 (9.74%) Test Automation
8 140 (8.80%) ITIL
9 132 (8.30%) DevOps
10 130 (8.17%) SDLC
11 107 (6.73%) Project Management
12 93 (5.85%) Web Development
13 88 (5.53%) CRM
13 88 (5.53%) E-Commerce
14 86 (5.41%) TDD
15 83 (5.22%) Continuous Integration
16 80 (5.03%) Machine Learning
17 79 (4.97%) Continuous Improvement
18 77 (4.84%) Analytics
19 75 (4.71%) Information Security
Programming Languages
1 403 (25.33%) SQL
2 290 (18.23%) Python
3 275 (17.28%) Java
4 247 (15.52%) JavaScript
5 217 (13.64%) C#
6 192 (12.07%) C++
7 114 (7.17%) C
8 78 (4.90%) T-SQL
9 70 (4.40%) PHP
10 41 (2.58%) PowerShell
11 36 (2.26%) Perl
12 28 (1.76%) Bash Shell
13 26 (1.63%) VBA
14 22 (1.38%) Ruby
15 21 (1.32%) Shell Script
16 18 (1.13%) MATLAB
16 18 (1.13%) R
17 14 (0.88%) TypeScript
18 13 (0.82%) Go
18 13 (0.82%) Scala
Qualifications
1 433 (27.22%) Computer Science Degree
2 78 (4.90%) Numerate Degree
3 72 (4.53%) PhD
4 53 (3.33%) Cisco Certification
5 42 (2.64%) CCNA
6 37 (2.33%) Microsoft Certification
7 34 (2.14%) Master's Degree
8 30 (1.89%) Network+ Certification
9 26 (1.63%) CEH
9 26 (1.63%) CISSP
9 26 (1.63%) Security Cleared
10 25 (1.57%) ISEB
11 23 (1.45%) CCNP
12 22 (1.38%) A+ Certification
13 21 (1.32%) GCIA
13 21 (1.32%) GSEC
13 21 (1.32%) SSCP
14 18 (1.13%) MCSE
14 18 (1.13%) SC Cleared
15 17 (1.07%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 79 (4.97%) QA
2 59 (3.71%) SLA
3 34 (2.14%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 31 (1.95%) GDPR
5 23 (1.45%) PMO
6 22 (1.38%) PCI DSS
7 11 (0.69%) Cyber Essentials
8 9 (0.57%) Data Quality
9 5 (0.31%) GCP
10 4 (0.25%) COBIT
11 3 (0.19%) ISO 22301
12 2 (0.13%) DO-178B
12 2 (0.13%) IEC 61508
12 2 (0.13%) ISO 13485
12 2 (0.13%) Sarbanes-Oxley
13 1 (0.063%) Def Stans
13 1 (0.063%) GxP
13 1 (0.063%) HIPAA
13 1 (0.063%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 77 (4.84%) Active Directory
2 63 (3.96%) Docker
3 44 (2.77%) VMware Infrastructure
4 25 (1.57%) Firmware
5 19 (1.19%) Ceph
6 17 (1.07%) VMware ESXi
7 15 (0.94%) XenApp
8 8 (0.50%) vSphere
9 5 (0.31%) Terminal Services
10 3 (0.19%) Hyper-V
11 2 (0.13%) HDFS
12 1 (0.063%) Oracle RAC
12 1 (0.063%) ProxySG
12 1 (0.063%) Shibboleth
12 1 (0.063%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 39 (2.45%) Kubernetes
2 37 (2.33%) Ansible
3 36 (2.26%) Puppet
4 14 (0.88%) Consul
5 13 (0.82%) Opscode Chef
5 13 (0.82%) QRadar
6 12 (0.75%) Terraform
7 10 (0.63%) CSIRT
8 8 (0.50%) Packer
9 6 (0.38%) Graphite
10 5 (0.31%) SCCM
11 3 (0.19%) Grafana
11 3 (0.19%) Observium
11 3 (0.19%) Prometheus
11 3 (0.19%) RANCID
11 3 (0.19%) SCOM
12 2 (0.13%) Salt
12 2 (0.13%) Stealthwatch
13 1 (0.063%) AirWatch
13 1 (0.063%) HP ALM
Vendors
1 250 (15.71%) Microsoft
2 101 (6.35%) Oracle
3 76 (4.78%) VMware
4 73 (4.59%) Cisco
5 45 (2.83%) Google
6 34 (2.14%) Adobe
7 31 (1.95%) CheckPoint
8 30 (1.89%) Avaya
8 30 (1.89%) Salesforce.com
9 27 (1.70%) Juniper
10 25 (1.57%) Tableau
11 23 (1.45%) Splunk
12 22 (1.38%) SAP
13 20 (1.26%) Citrix
13 20 (1.26%) Nortel
14 19 (1.19%) IBM
15 18 (1.13%) Riverbed
16 17 (1.07%) Intel
17 16 (1.01%) NetApp
18 14 (0.88%) Cognos