Period
to 19 January 2019

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 19 January 2019 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Academic Degree
England > East of England
6 months to
19 Jan 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 11 5 9
Rank change year-on-year -6 +4 0
Permanent jobs citing Degree 1,255 2,046 1,949
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the East of England 13.34% 17.22% 15.72%
As % of the Qualifications category 46.09% 56.30% 55.57%
Number of salaries quoted 932 1,647 1,724
East of England median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +5.88% +6.25%
10th Percentile £25,250 £26,750 £25,000
90th Percentile £67,500 £64,850 £62,500
England median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year +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 2,723 3,634 3,507
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the East of England 28.94% 30.59% 28.28%
Number of salaries quoted 1,883 2,902 2,743
East of England median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £43,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +3.45% -
10th Percentile £26,250 £26,250 £25,000
90th Percentile £70,000 £67,500 £67,500
England median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year +5.26% +5.56% -

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 19 January 2019.

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 19 January 2019. 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 -5 501 £45,139 +0.31% 250
Hertfordshire +1 449 £43,000 -4.44% 114
Essex +8 177 £40,000 -20.00% 44
Suffolk +17 56 £52,500 +16.67% 22
Bedfordshire -25 53 £34,528 -18.76% 41
Norfolk +1 19 £38,750 +27.57% 10
Degree
England

For the 6 months to 19 January 2019, 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.

1 534 (42.55%) Computer Science
2 390 (31.08%) Agile Software Development
3 332 (26.45%) Computer Science Degree
4 267 (21.27%) SQL
5 258 (20.56%) Java
6 242 (19.28%) Mathematics
7 216 (17.21%) Python
8 209 (16.65%) Microsoft
9 205 (16.33%) Linux
9 205 (16.33%) JavaScript
10 201 (16.02%) Software Engineering
11 199 (15.86%) Problem-Solving
12 195 (15.54%) Analytical Skills
13 193 (15.38%) C#
14 180 (14.34%) HTML
15 153 (12.19%) .NET
16 149 (11.87%) CSS
17 147 (11.71%) Finance
18 146 (11.63%) SQL Server
19 132 (10.52%) C++
20 126 (10.04%) Physics
21 125 (9.96%) Windows
22 114 (9.08%) Amazon AWS
23 111 (8.84%) Test Automation
23 111 (8.84%) DevOps
24 108 (8.61%) Web Development
25 105 (8.37%) ITIL
26 103 (8.21%) OO
27 101 (8.05%) TDD
28 100 (7.97%) Project Management

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 42 (3.35%) OpenStack
2 32 (2.55%) Apache
3 31 (2.47%) JBoss
4 21 (1.67%) SharePoint
5 20 (1.59%) WebSphere
6 18 (1.43%) Apache Spark
6 18 (1.43%) GlassFish
7 17 (1.35%) Tomcat
8 16 (1.27%) CMS
9 12 (0.96%) Cloud Foundry
10 11 (0.88%) WebLogic
11 10 (0.80%) Elasticsearch
12 9 (0.72%) Apache Geronimo
12 9 (0.72%) Drupal
12 9 (0.72%) IIS
13 6 (0.48%) MQSeries
13 6 (0.48%) Oracle SOA Suite
14 5 (0.40%) EPiServer
14 5 (0.40%) MS Exchange
14 5 (0.40%) Umbraco
Applications
1 41 (3.27%) Microsoft Excel
2 29 (2.31%) Microsoft Office
3 19 (1.51%) Photoshop
4 18 (1.43%) Microsoft PowerPoint
5 16 (1.27%) Adobe Creative Suite
5 16 (1.27%) Adobe Illustrator
6 9 (0.72%) MS Visio
7 8 (0.64%) Weka
8 7 (0.56%) Microsoft Project
9 2 (0.16%) CPLEX
9 2 (0.16%) EPLAN
9 2 (0.16%) InDesign
9 2 (0.16%) SOLIDWORKS
10 1 (0.080%) CATIA
10 1 (0.080%) GNU Octave
10 1 (0.080%) InVision
10 1 (0.080%) PTC Creo
10 1 (0.080%) Simulink
10 1 (0.080%) SPSS
10 1 (0.080%) Windchill
Business Applications
1 7 (0.56%) Salesforce.com CRM
2 6 (0.48%) Dynamics CRM
3 5 (0.40%) Cognos Business Intelligence
3 5 (0.40%) Cognos TM1
3 5 (0.40%) Dynamics AX
4 4 (0.32%) StreamServe
5 3 (0.24%) CiviCRM
6 2 (0.16%) Oracle Applications
6 2 (0.16%) Payment Gateway
7 1 (0.080%) Dynamics NAV
7 1 (0.080%) NetSuite
7 1 (0.080%) Odoo
7 1 (0.080%) OpenCart
7 1 (0.080%) Remedy ITSM
7 1 (0.080%) SAP ERP
7 1 (0.080%) SAP GRC
7 1 (0.080%) SAP S/4HANA
Cloud Services
1 114 (9.08%) Amazon AWS
2 91 (7.25%) Microsoft Azure
3 26 (2.07%) GitHub
4 25 (1.99%) Cloud Computing
4 25 (1.99%) Google Cloud Platform
5 17 (1.35%) SaaS
6 16 (1.27%) Office 365
7 14 (1.12%) Google Analytics
8 10 (0.80%) IaaS
8 10 (0.80%) PaaS
9 7 (0.56%) Google App Engine
10 6 (0.48%) AWS CloudFormation
11 5 (0.40%) Serverless
12 4 (0.32%) Dynamics 365
13 3 (0.24%) AWS Lambda
13 3 (0.24%) OneDrive
14 2 (0.16%) Azure Machine Learning
14 2 (0.16%) npm
14 2 (0.16%) OpenShift
14 2 (0.16%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 68 (5.42%) Firewall
2 62 (4.94%) TCP/IP
3 60 (4.78%) Internet
4 48 (3.82%) DNS
4 48 (3.82%) Wireless
5 34 (2.71%) HTTP
6 30 (2.39%) VPN
6 30 (2.39%) WAN
7 26 (2.07%) DHCP
8 25 (1.99%) LAN
9 23 (1.83%) Ethernet
10 18 (1.43%) SNMP
11 17 (1.35%) Network Security
12 16 (1.27%) ICMP
13 14 (1.12%) SSL
14 12 (0.96%) SAN
15 10 (0.80%) VoIP
16 9 (0.72%) OSPF
17 8 (0.64%) Wi-Fi
18 7 (0.56%) MPLS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 146 (11.63%) SQL Server
2 70 (5.58%) MySQL
3 31 (2.47%) PostgreSQL
4 30 (2.39%) NoSQL
4 30 (2.39%) Relational Database
5 23 (1.83%) Big Data
5 23 (1.83%) Data Warehouse
6 18 (1.43%) Hadoop
6 18 (1.43%) MongoDB
6 18 (1.43%) Power BI
7 17 (1.35%) RDBMS
7 17 (1.35%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 16 (1.27%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 12 (0.96%) Data Mining
10 11 (0.88%) Oracle Database
10 11 (0.88%) Redis
10 11 (0.88%) SQL Server Analysis Services
11 9 (0.72%) Apache Hive
12 8 (0.64%) Apache Cassandra
12 8 (0.64%) Mahout
Development Applications
1 84 (6.69%) Git (software)
2 67 (5.34%) Visual Studio
3 53 (4.22%) JIRA
4 38 (3.03%) Subversion
5 33 (2.63%) Selenium
6 27 (2.15%) Jenkins
7 26 (2.07%) LabVIEW
7 26 (2.07%) Team Foundation Server
8 24 (1.91%) NUnit
9 23 (1.83%) Maven
10 19 (1.51%) Gradle
11 17 (1.35%) MSTest
11 17 (1.35%) SpecFlow
11 17 (1.35%) Visual Studio Team System
11 17 (1.35%) WatiN
12 16 (1.27%) Eclipse
13 15 (1.20%) SoapUI
14 13 (1.04%) Mercurial
14 13 (1.04%) Redmine
15 12 (0.96%) Ant
General
1 147 (11.71%) Finance
2 73 (5.82%) Telecoms
3 68 (5.42%) Retail
4 53 (4.22%) Manufacturing
5 48 (3.82%) Electronics
6 40 (3.19%) Marketing
7 33 (2.63%) Automotive
8 25 (1.99%) Pharmaceutical
9 22 (1.75%) Legal
10 18 (1.43%) Law
11 17 (1.35%) Games
12 13 (1.04%) French Language
13 9 (0.72%) German Language
14 8 (0.64%) Aerospace
14 8 (0.64%) Spanish Language
15 7 (0.56%) Swedish Language
16 6 (0.48%) Advertising
16 6 (0.48%) Billing
17 5 (0.40%) Banking
17 5 (0.40%) Military
Job Titles
1 381 (30.36%) Developer
2 165 (13.15%) Analyst
3 140 (11.16%) Graduate
4 121 (9.64%) Software Developer
5 102 (8.13%) Software Engineer
6 97 (7.73%) Java Developer
7 81 (6.45%) Graduate Developer
8 67 (5.34%) C# Developer
9 50 (3.98%) .NET Developer
9 50 (3.98%) Junior
10 47 (3.75%) Senior Developer
11 42 (3.35%) Tester
12 41 (3.27%) Lead Developer
13 40 (3.19%) Test Engineer
14 39 (3.11%) Architect
15 37 (2.95%) Embedded Engineer
16 36 (2.87%) Product Manager
17 35 (2.79%) C# .NET Developer
18 33 (2.63%) Network Engineer
18 33 (2.63%) Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 180 (14.34%) HTML
2 153 (12.19%) .NET
3 149 (11.87%) CSS
4 100 (7.97%) Web Services
5 87 (6.93%) AngularJS
6 61 (4.86%) Spring
7 52 (4.14%) ASP.NET
8 44 (3.51%) HTML5
9 42 (3.35%) RESTful
10 41 (3.27%) React
11 38 (3.03%) Hibernate
11 38 (3.03%) SOAP
12 35 (2.79%) Node.js
13 34 (2.71%) CSS3
14 33 (2.63%) REST
15 30 (2.39%) jQuery
16 29 (2.31%) WPF
17 26 (2.07%) Java EE
17 26 (2.07%) XML
18 24 (1.91%) Spring MVC
Miscellaneous
1 195 (15.54%) Analytical Skills
2 88 (7.01%) Self-Motivation
3 86 (6.85%) Management Information System
4 76 (6.06%) User Experience
5 44 (3.51%) Algorithms
6 39 (3.11%) Mobile App
7 31 (2.47%) Internet of Things
7 31 (2.47%) Life Science
8 23 (1.83%) Client/Server
8 23 (1.83%) Greenfield Project
9 21 (1.67%) Data Centre
10 20 (1.59%) Reinsurance
11 18 (1.43%) Security Operations Centre
12 17 (1.35%) Driving Licence
13 16 (1.27%) Private Cloud
14 15 (1.20%) Data Structures
14 15 (1.20%) Embedded Systems
14 15 (1.20%) Optoelectronics
15 14 (1.12%) Cloud Native
15 14 (1.12%) Linux Command Line
Operating Systems
1 205 (16.33%) Linux
2 125 (9.96%) Windows
3 42 (3.35%) Unix
4 33 (2.63%) Android
5 31 (2.47%) Windows Server
6 22 (1.75%) Mac OS X
7 20 (1.59%) Apple iOS
8 15 (1.20%) Embedded Linux
8 15 (1.20%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 11 (0.88%) Windows 10
10 8 (0.64%) Kali Linux
10 8 (0.64%) Windows 7
11 6 (0.48%) Windows Server 2008
12 5 (0.40%) AIX
12 5 (0.40%) Debian
12 5 (0.40%) Ubuntu
13 3 (0.24%) CoreOS
13 3 (0.24%) Windows Server 2003
14 2 (0.16%) Robot Operating System
14 2 (0.16%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 534 (42.55%) Computer Science
2 390 (31.08%) Agile Software Development
3 242 (19.28%) Mathematics
4 201 (16.02%) Software Engineering
5 199 (15.86%) Problem-Solving
6 126 (10.04%) Physics
7 111 (8.84%) DevOps
7 111 (8.84%) Test Automation
8 108 (8.61%) Web Development
9 105 (8.37%) ITIL
10 103 (8.21%) OO
11 101 (8.05%) TDD
12 100 (7.97%) Project Management
13 97 (7.73%) SDLC
14 75 (5.98%) Scrum
15 74 (5.90%) Data Analysis
15 74 (5.90%) Information Security
15 74 (5.90%) Machine Learning
16 71 (5.66%) Analytics
17 69 (5.50%) Continuous Improvement
Programming Languages
1 267 (21.27%) SQL
2 258 (20.56%) Java
3 216 (17.21%) Python
4 205 (16.33%) JavaScript
5 193 (15.38%) C#
6 132 (10.52%) C++
7 73 (5.82%) C
8 51 (4.06%) PHP
9 33 (2.63%) Bash Shell
10 30 (2.39%) TypeScript
11 29 (2.31%) T-SQL
12 27 (2.15%) PowerShell
13 26 (2.07%) Perl
14 19 (1.51%) Ruby
15 17 (1.35%) MATLAB
15 17 (1.35%) VB
16 16 (1.27%) VBA
17 13 (1.04%) Java 8
18 12 (0.96%) PL/SQL
19 11 (0.88%) R
Qualifications
1 332 (26.45%) Computer Science Degree
2 63 (5.02%) PhD
3 36 (2.87%) Cisco Certification
4 33 (2.63%) ISEB
5 31 (2.47%) ISTQB
6 29 (2.31%) CCNA
6 29 (2.31%) Numerate Degree
7 26 (2.07%) Master's Degree
8 24 (1.91%) Microsoft Certification
9 22 (1.75%) GCIA
10 20 (1.59%) Security Cleared
11 18 (1.43%) CEH
11 18 (1.43%) Network+ Certification
12 16 (1.27%) CCNP
12 16 (1.27%) CISSP
12 16 (1.27%) GCIH
12 16 (1.27%) GSEC
12 16 (1.27%) PMI Certification
12 16 (1.27%) SSCP
13 14 (1.12%) MBA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 63 (5.02%) QA
2 27 (2.15%) SLA
3 26 (2.07%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 13 (1.04%) GDPR
5 12 (0.96%) COBIT
6 8 (0.64%) ISO 9001
6 8 (0.64%) PMO
7 6 (0.48%) PCI DSS
8 5 (0.40%) Cyber Essentials
9 4 (0.32%) Sarbanes-Oxley
10 3 (0.24%) Data Quality
10 3 (0.24%) HIPAA
10 3 (0.24%) ISO 22301
11 2 (0.16%) WAI
12 1 (0.080%) Def Stans
12 1 (0.080%) GPG13
12 1 (0.080%) ISO 13485
12 1 (0.080%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
System Software
1 69 (5.50%) Active Directory
2 66 (5.26%) Docker
3 33 (2.63%) VMware Infrastructure
4 14 (1.12%) Firmware
5 9 (0.72%) Ceph
5 9 (0.72%) Hyper-V
6 8 (0.64%) HDFS
6 8 (0.64%) VMware ESXi
7 5 (0.40%) iptables
7 5 (0.40%) NFS
7 5 (0.40%) Postfix
7 5 (0.40%) Samba
7 5 (0.40%) VMware Server
8 3 (0.24%) Virtual Machines
8 3 (0.24%) XenApp
9 2 (0.16%) BitLocker
9 2 (0.16%) Microsoft Virtual Server
9 2 (0.16%) Virtual Servers
10 1 (0.080%) Shibboleth
10 1 (0.080%) Terminal Services
Systems Management
1 33 (2.63%) Kubernetes
2 31 (2.47%) Ansible
3 20 (1.59%) Puppet
4 16 (1.27%) Consul
5 11 (0.88%) QRadar
5 11 (0.88%) Terraform
6 8 (0.64%) Graphite
6 8 (0.64%) Packer
7 6 (0.48%) CSIRT
7 6 (0.48%) Opscode Chef
8 5 (0.40%) SCCM
8 5 (0.40%) SCOM
8 5 (0.40%) Stealthwatch
9 4 (0.32%) HP SiteScope
9 4 (0.32%) WMI
10 3 (0.24%) Grafana
10 3 (0.24%) McAfee ePO
10 3 (0.24%) Observium
10 3 (0.24%) Prometheus
10 3 (0.24%) RANCID
Vendors
1 209 (16.65%) Microsoft
2 82 (6.53%) Oracle
3 55 (4.38%) VMware
4 49 (3.90%) Google
5 34 (2.71%) Cisco
6 22 (1.75%) SAP
7 19 (1.51%) IBM
8 18 (1.43%) Adobe
9 17 (1.35%) Salesforce.com
9 17 (1.35%) Splunk
9 17 (1.35%) Tableau
10 13 (1.04%) Juniper
11 11 (0.88%) Apple
12 10 (0.80%) CheckPoint
12 10 (0.80%) Optimizely
12 10 (0.80%) Red Hat
13 9 (0.72%) NetApp
14 8 (0.64%) Citrix
14 8 (0.64%) Cognizant
14 8 (0.64%) F5