Period
to 14 April 2021

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 14 April 2021 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Academic Degree
England > East of England
6 months to
14 Apr 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 5 10 9
Rank change year-on-year +5 -1 -2
Permanent jobs citing Degree 546 713 1,136
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the East of England 15.82% 13.11% 13.47%
As % of the Qualifications category 53.06% 52.04% 48.05%
Number of salaries quoted 277 521 772
10th Percentile £28,400 £26,278 £26,250
25th Percentile £33,287 £34,500 £32,500
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £50,000 £47,500 £49,590
Median % change year-on-year +5.26% -4.21% +4.40%
75th Percentile £62,500 £58,750 £62,500
90th Percentile £73,750 £67,500 £74,950
England median annual salary £55,000 £50,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year +10.00% - +5.26%

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 1,029 1,370 2,364
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the East of England 29.82% 25.19% 28.03%
Number of salaries quoted 586 980 1,659
10th Percentile £31,625 £26,615 £26,250
25th Percentile £35,750 £35,188 £32,500
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £52,500 £48,500 £45,000
Median % change year-on-year +8.25% +7.78% -3.23%
75th Percentile £67,000 £61,000 £60,000
90th Percentile £77,500 £73,750 £73,750
England median annual salary £55,000 £52,500 £50,000
% change year-on-year +4.76% +5.00% +2.04%

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 14 April 2021.

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 14 April 2021. 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 +4 287 £52,500 +5.00% 137
Hertfordshire +13 143 £55,000 +10.00% 77
Essex -7 73 £37,060 - 22
Bedfordshire +10 29 £52,500 -4.55% 19
Suffolk 0 12 £72,500 +45.00% 8
Norfolk +2 8 £50,000 +8.29% 11
Degree
England

For the 6 months to 14 April 2021, 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.

1 179 (32.78%) Computer Science
2 134 (24.54%) Agile Software Development
3 128 (23.44%) Problem-Solving
4 101 (18.50%) Computer Science Degree
5 100 (18.32%) SQL
6 99 (18.13%) Python
7 98 (17.95%) Software Engineering
8 97 (17.77%) JavaScript
9 91 (16.67%) Linux
9 91 (16.67%) Mathematics
10 81 (14.84%) Project Management
11 76 (13.92%) Microsoft
12 68 (12.45%) Law
13 67 (12.27%) Electronics
14 66 (12.09%) Analytical Skills
15 65 (11.90%) Analytics
16 64 (11.72%) Validation
17 62 (11.36%) C#
18 61 (11.17%) CSS
19 60 (10.99%) C++
20 54 (9.89%) Windows
21 50 (9.16%) AWS
22 49 (8.97%) Pharmaceutical
22 49 (8.97%) Marketing
23 48 (8.79%) Management Information System
23 48 (8.79%) Node.js
24 46 (8.42%) HTML
25 45 (8.24%) Finance
25 45 (8.24%) DevOps
26 43 (7.88%) C

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 16 (2.93%) SharePoint
2 15 (2.75%) SAS
3 8 (1.47%) Jupyter
3 8 (1.47%) MS Exchange
4 7 (1.28%) Apache Spark
5 6 (1.10%) Camunda
5 6 (1.10%) OpenStack
6 4 (0.73%) Apache Airflow
6 4 (0.73%) Confluence
6 4 (0.73%) Luigi
7 2 (0.37%) CMS
7 2 (0.37%) IIS
8 1 (0.18%) Tomcat
Applications
1 22 (4.03%) Microsoft Office
2 12 (2.20%) Microsoft Excel
3 8 (1.47%) Simulink
4 6 (1.10%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 6 (1.10%) Sketch
5 5 (0.92%) Figma
5 5 (0.92%) Zeplin
6 4 (0.73%) Microsoft Project
6 4 (0.73%) Spreadsheet
7 3 (0.55%) Adobe XD
8 1 (0.18%) Adobe Illustrator
8 1 (0.18%) InVision
8 1 (0.18%) OrCAD
8 1 (0.18%) Photoshop
8 1 (0.18%) SOLIDWORKS
Business Applications
1 10 (1.83%) NetSuite
2 8 (1.47%) Dynamics AX
3 2 (0.37%) Dynamics CRM
4 1 (0.18%) Orchard Housing
4 1 (0.18%) Teamcenter
Cloud Services
1 50 (9.16%) AWS
2 40 (7.33%) Azure
3 25 (4.58%) SaaS
4 16 (2.93%) Cloud Computing
5 12 (2.20%) Power Platform
6 11 (2.01%) Dynamics 365
7 10 (1.83%) AdWords
7 10 (1.83%) GCP
7 10 (1.83%) Google Analytics
7 10 (1.83%) Microsoft 365
8 9 (1.65%) ServiceMax
9 7 (1.28%) Amazon EMR
9 7 (1.28%) Serverless
10 6 (1.10%) Amazon EC2
10 6 (1.10%) AWS Lambda
10 6 (1.10%) Boomi
10 6 (1.10%) GitHub
10 6 (1.10%) IaaS
11 4 (0.73%) Logic Apps
12 3 (0.55%) npm
Communications & Networking
1 29 (5.31%) Firewall
2 20 (3.66%) Software-Defined Radio
3 10 (1.83%) LAN
4 9 (1.65%) DHCP
4 9 (1.65%) WAN
5 8 (1.47%) TCP/IP
6 6 (1.10%) MPLS
6 6 (1.10%) VPN
7 5 (0.92%) DNS
8 4 (0.73%) DMZ
9 3 (0.55%) BGP
9 3 (0.55%) Cisco ASA
9 3 (0.55%) Ethernet
9 3 (0.55%) Internet
9 3 (0.55%) Intranet
9 3 (0.55%) RFID
9 3 (0.55%) SSL
10 2 (0.37%) HTTPS
10 2 (0.37%) MQTT
10 2 (0.37%) RTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 36 (6.59%) SQL Server
2 24 (4.40%) PostgreSQL
3 22 (4.03%) NoSQL
4 21 (3.85%) Relational Database
5 17 (3.11%) Data Warehouse
6 15 (2.75%) MySQL
7 14 (2.56%) MongoDB
8 13 (2.38%) Crystal Reports
8 13 (2.38%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 12 (2.20%) Electronic Patient Records
10 11 (2.01%) Spotfire
11 10 (1.83%) Tableau
12 9 (1.65%) Power BI
13 7 (1.28%) Data Mining
14 5 (0.92%) Big Data
14 5 (0.92%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
14 5 (0.92%) Hadoop
14 5 (0.92%) SQL Server Integration Services
14 5 (0.92%) Tableau Server
15 4 (0.73%) Amazon Redshift
Development Applications
1 35 (6.41%) Git (software)
2 20 (3.66%) JIRA
2 20 (3.66%) Rational DOORS
3 19 (3.48%) Rational Rhapsody
4 14 (2.56%) Jenkins
5 13 (2.38%) webpack
6 9 (1.65%) GCC
7 6 (1.10%) Robot Framework
7 6 (1.10%) TeamCity
8 4 (0.73%) NUnit
8 4 (0.73%) Rational Team Concert
8 4 (0.73%) Subversion
9 3 (0.55%) Gradle
9 3 (0.55%) Jasmine
9 3 (0.55%) Karma Test Runner
9 3 (0.55%) Oracle Forms
9 3 (0.55%) Team Foundation Server
9 3 (0.55%) Visual Studio
10 2 (0.37%) Buildbot
10 2 (0.37%) Protractor
General
1 68 (12.45%) Law
2 67 (12.27%) Electronics
3 49 (8.97%) Marketing
3 49 (8.97%) Pharmaceutical
4 45 (8.24%) Finance
5 35 (6.41%) Manufacturing
6 22 (4.03%) German Language
6 22 (4.03%) Retail
7 20 (3.66%) Games
8 19 (3.48%) Telecoms
9 17 (3.11%) French Language
10 15 (2.75%) Spanish Language
11 12 (2.20%) Italian Language
12 9 (1.65%) Humanities
12 9 (1.65%) Public Sector
13 8 (1.47%) Back Office
13 8 (1.47%) Legal
14 6 (1.10%) Aerospace
15 5 (0.92%) Automotive
16 3 (0.55%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 112 (20.51%) Developer
2 50 (9.16%) Graduate
3 45 (8.24%) Software Engineer
4 43 (7.88%) Analyst
4 43 (7.88%) Architect
5 37 (6.78%) Systems Engineer
6 34 (6.23%) Software Developer
7 23 (4.21%) .NET Developer
7 23 (4.21%) Junior
8 22 (4.03%) Senior Developer
9 21 (3.85%) Design Engineer
9 21 (3.85%) Linux Engineer
10 20 (3.66%) Python Engineer
10 20 (3.66%) Systems Architect
11 17 (3.11%) C# Developer
11 17 (3.11%) Programmer
12 16 (2.93%) C# .NET Developer
13 14 (2.56%) FPGA Engineer
13 14 (2.56%) Senior Analyst
14 13 (2.38%) Senior Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 61 (11.17%) CSS
2 48 (8.79%) Node.js
3 46 (8.42%) HTML
4 39 (7.14%) .NET
5 35 (6.41%) REST
6 25 (4.58%) React
7 18 (3.30%) HTML5
8 17 (3.11%) ASP.NET
8 17 (3.11%) jQuery
9 15 (2.75%) Django
10 14 (2.56%) JSON
11 13 (2.38%) Redux
12 12 (2.20%) .NET Framework
12 12 (2.20%) RESTful
13 11 (2.01%) Web Services
14 10 (1.83%) XML
15 8 (1.47%) AngularJS
16 7 (1.28%) Ajax
16 7 (1.28%) Kafka
16 7 (1.28%) TensorFlow
Miscellaneous
1 66 (12.09%) Analytical Skills
2 48 (8.79%) Management Information System
3 41 (7.51%) Life Science
4 39 (7.14%) User Experience
5 33 (6.04%) Self-Motivation
6 18 (3.30%) Mobile App
7 17 (3.11%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
8 14 (2.56%) Embedded Systems
8 14 (2.56%) VHDL
9 13 (2.38%) Algorithms
9 13 (2.38%) Data Structures
10 11 (2.01%) Client/Server
11 10 (1.83%) Data Centre
12 9 (1.65%) STB
13 8 (1.47%) Animation
13 8 (1.47%) BBC
13 8 (1.47%) Biotechnology
13 8 (1.47%) Verilog
14 7 (1.28%) Robotics
15 6 (1.10%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 91 (16.67%) Linux
2 54 (9.89%) Windows
3 35 (6.41%) Unix
4 13 (2.38%) Android
5 9 (1.65%) Mac OS
5 9 (1.65%) Windows Server
6 8 (1.47%) Ubuntu
7 7 (1.28%) Windows 10
8 3 (0.55%) Apple iOS
8 3 (0.55%) Debian
8 3 (0.55%) Windows 7
8 3 (0.55%) Windows Server 2012
9 2 (0.37%) Mac OS X
9 2 (0.37%) VMS
9 2 (0.37%) Windows Server 2016
10 1 (0.18%) VxWorks
10 1 (0.18%) Windows Server 2008
10 1 (0.18%) Windows Server 2019
Processes & Methodologies
1 179 (32.78%) Computer Science
2 134 (24.54%) Agile Software Development
3 128 (23.44%) Problem-Solving
4 98 (17.95%) Software Engineering
5 91 (16.67%) Mathematics
6 81 (14.84%) Project Management
7 65 (11.90%) Analytics
8 64 (11.72%) Validation
9 45 (8.24%) DevOps
10 42 (7.69%) Machine Learning
10 42 (7.69%) Test Automation
11 37 (6.78%) OO
12 36 (6.59%) Data Management
13 35 (6.41%) Artificial Intelligence
13 35 (6.41%) Continuous Integration
14 34 (6.23%) Physics
14 34 (6.23%) Systems Engineering
15 32 (5.86%) E-Commerce
15 32 (5.86%) Signal Processing
16 31 (5.68%) Process Improvement
Programming Languages
1 100 (18.32%) SQL
2 99 (18.13%) Python
3 97 (17.77%) JavaScript
4 62 (11.36%) C#
5 60 (10.99%) C++
6 43 (7.88%) C
7 39 (7.14%) Java
8 24 (4.40%) MATLAB
9 17 (3.11%) T-SQL
10 15 (2.75%) Bash Shell
11 14 (2.56%) PowerShell
12 10 (1.83%) Perl
13 9 (1.65%) Kotlin
14 8 (1.47%) R
15 6 (1.10%) PHP
15 6 (1.10%) Ruby
15 6 (1.10%) TypeScript
16 5 (0.92%) VB.NET
17 4 (0.73%) Scala
17 4 (0.73%) VB
Qualifications
1 101 (18.50%) Computer Science Degree
2 30 (5.49%) Master's Degree
2 30 (5.49%) PhD
3 21 (3.85%) Security Cleared
4 20 (3.66%) SC Cleared
5 18 (3.30%) Numerate Degree
6 11 (2.01%) CISSP
6 11 (2.01%) MCP
6 11 (2.01%) PMI Certification
6 11 (2.01%) PMP
7 7 (1.28%) CCNA
7 7 (1.28%) Cisco Certification
7 7 (1.28%) DBS Check
7 7 (1.28%) ISSAP
7 7 (1.28%) ISSEP
8 5 (0.92%) HNC
8 5 (0.92%) HND
8 5 (0.92%) Microsoft Certification
9 4 (0.73%) CCNP
10 3 (0.55%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 24 (4.40%) QA
2 13 (2.38%) Data Quality
3 11 (2.01%) CDISC
4 9 (1.65%) NIST
5 8 (1.47%) MISRA
6 7 (1.28%) GDPR
7 6 (1.10%) IEC 62304
7 6 (1.10%) ISO 26262
7 6 (1.10%) SLA
8 5 (0.92%) Good Clinical Practice
9 4 (0.73%) Def Stans
9 4 (0.73%) IEC 61508
9 4 (0.73%) MISRA C
10 3 (0.55%) GxP
11 2 (0.37%) ISO 13485
11 2 (0.37%) ISO/IEC 27001
12 1 (0.18%) GLP
12 1 (0.18%) HIPAA
12 1 (0.18%) HL7
12 1 (0.18%) JTAG
System Software
1 34 (6.23%) Firmware
2 11 (2.01%) Active Directory
2 11 (2.01%) Docker
3 6 (1.10%) VMware Infrastructure
4 2 (0.37%) Virtual Servers
4 2 (0.37%) vSphere
5 1 (0.18%) Microsoft Virtual Server
5 1 (0.18%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 15 (2.75%) Ansible
2 8 (1.47%) Kubernetes
2 8 (1.47%) Puppet
3 7 (1.28%) Opscode Chef
4 6 (1.10%) Salt
5 4 (0.73%) FlexNet
5 4 (0.73%) SCCM
6 3 (0.55%) FortiGate
6 3 (0.55%) Grafana
6 3 (0.55%) Graylog
6 3 (0.55%) Terraform
7 2 (0.37%) Docker Swarm
7 2 (0.37%) Microsoft Intune
7 2 (0.37%) Nessus
7 2 (0.37%) Prometheus
7 2 (0.37%) Rancher
8 1 (0.18%) HAProxy
8 1 (0.18%) WSUS
Vendors
1 76 (13.92%) Microsoft
2 38 (6.96%) Twitter
3 20 (3.66%) Cisco
3 20 (3.66%) EMC
4 19 (3.48%) Google
5 16 (2.93%) Intel
6 14 (2.56%) SAP
7 13 (2.38%) Oracle
8 12 (2.20%) JD Edwards
8 12 (2.20%) Xilinx
9 11 (2.01%) IBM
9 11 (2.01%) Snow
10 10 (1.83%) Instagram
10 10 (1.83%) Kenshoo
10 10 (1.83%) Marin
10 10 (1.83%) Salesforce.com
10 10 (1.83%) YouTube
11 8 (1.47%) Juniper
12 7 (1.28%) Fortinet
13 6 (1.10%) Dell