Period
to 21 July 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 21 July 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Academic Degree
England > East of England
6 months to
21 Jul 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 9 8 9
Rank change year-on-year -1 +1 +3
Permanent jobs citing Degree 1,809 2,078 2,254
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the East of England 14.96% 16.62% 15.91%
As % of the Qualifications category 53.95% 56.16% 54.27%
Number of salaries quoted 1,376 1,691 1,895
East of England median annual salary £45,000 £40,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +12.50% -5.88% +2.41%
10th Percentile £25,750 £25,500 £24,000
90th Percentile £67,500 £61,250 £65,000
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 3,353 3,700 4,153
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the East of England 27.73% 29.60% 29.32%
Number of salaries quoted 2,417 2,805 3,313
East of England median annual salary £45,000 £43,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.65% +1.18% -
10th Percentile £25,500 £26,250 £25,000
90th Percentile £70,000 £65,000 £65,000
England median annual salary £50,000 £46,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year +8.70% -3.16% +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 21 July 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 21 July 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 0 838 £45,000 +5.88% 230
Hertfordshire +1 593 £47,500 +11.97% 102
Essex -5 181 £43,278 +8.19% 59
Bedfordshire -2 83 £46,056 +51.00% 24
Suffolk -19 58 £45,000 - 16
Norfolk +25 55 £28,500 -12.31% 14
Degree
England

For the 6 months to 21 July 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.

1 757 (41.85%) Computer Science
2 469 (25.93%) Computer Science Degree
3 438 (24.21%) Agile Software Development
4 437 (24.16%) SQL
5 434 (23.99%) Mathematics
6 355 (19.62%) Linux
7 347 (19.18%) Python
8 340 (18.79%) Problem-Solving
9 338 (18.68%) Software Engineering
10 330 (18.24%) Java
11 291 (16.09%) Analytical Skills
12 284 (15.70%) JavaScript
13 264 (14.59%) C++
13 264 (14.59%) Microsoft
14 257 (14.21%) C#
15 255 (14.10%) SQL Server
16 244 (13.49%) Finance
17 236 (13.05%) .NET
18 211 (11.66%) C
19 206 (11.39%) Windows
20 193 (10.67%) HTML
21 187 (10.34%) OO
22 178 (9.84%) Test Automation
23 171 (9.45%) CSS
24 157 (8.68%) SDLC
25 156 (8.62%) Physics
26 152 (8.40%) Retail
26 152 (8.40%) ITIL
27 145 (8.02%) Management Information System
28 139 (7.68%) Amazon AWS

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 46 (2.54%) SharePoint
2 39 (2.16%) OpenStack
2 39 (2.16%) Tomcat
3 31 (1.71%) JBoss
4 27 (1.49%) Apache Spark
5 24 (1.33%) Apache
5 24 (1.33%) Oracle SOA Suite
6 22 (1.22%) WebSphere
7 21 (1.16%) WebLogic
8 20 (1.11%) MS Exchange
9 15 (0.83%) CMS
10 14 (0.77%) Drupal
10 14 (0.77%) Oracle Service Bus
11 13 (0.72%) GlassFish
11 13 (0.72%) Skype for Business
12 12 (0.66%) SAS
13 11 (0.61%) IIS
14 10 (0.55%) Mule
14 10 (0.55%) Mule ESB
15 8 (0.44%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 77 (4.26%) Microsoft Excel
2 56 (3.10%) Microsoft Office
3 33 (1.82%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 32 (1.77%) Photoshop
5 27 (1.49%) Adobe Illustrator
6 13 (0.72%) Microsoft Project
7 10 (0.55%) Adobe Creative Suite
8 9 (0.50%) Camtasia
8 9 (0.50%) MS Visio
9 8 (0.44%) Weka
10 4 (0.22%) InDesign
11 3 (0.17%) SOLIDWORKS
11 3 (0.17%) SPSS
11 3 (0.17%) Zemax
12 2 (0.11%) Simulink
13 1 (0.055%) AutoCAD
13 1 (0.055%) InVision
13 1 (0.055%) OmniGraffle
13 1 (0.055%) OrCAD
13 1 (0.055%) SketchUp
Business Applications
1 13 (0.72%) Oracle EBS
2 11 (0.61%) Dynamics AX
3 10 (0.55%) Dynamics CRM
4 9 (0.50%) Payment Gateway
5 8 (0.44%) Cognos Business Intelligence
5 8 (0.44%) Cognos TM1
6 6 (0.33%) Dynamics NAV
6 6 (0.33%) NetSuite
7 5 (0.28%) Salesforce.com CRM
8 4 (0.22%) Oracle ERP
8 4 (0.22%) SAP ERP
9 3 (0.17%) SAP GRC
9 3 (0.17%) SAP S/4HANA
9 3 (0.17%) Workfront
10 2 (0.11%) Magento
10 2 (0.11%) Oracle Applications
10 2 (0.11%) SAP Hybris
10 2 (0.11%) Temenos T24
11 1 (0.055%) SAP Business One
11 1 (0.055%) Teamcenter
Cloud Services
1 139 (7.68%) Amazon AWS
2 109 (6.03%) Microsoft Azure
3 41 (2.27%) Cloud Computing
4 40 (2.21%) Office 365
5 38 (2.10%) SaaS
6 29 (1.60%) GitHub
7 24 (1.33%) Google Cloud Platform
8 11 (0.61%) Amazon EC2
9 9 (0.50%) AWS CloudFormation
9 9 (0.50%) Boomi
10 8 (0.44%) IaaS
11 7 (0.39%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
12 6 (0.33%) Google Analytics
12 6 (0.33%) PaaS
13 4 (0.22%) Dynamics 365
13 4 (0.22%) Google App Engine
13 4 (0.22%) Trello
14 3 (0.17%) Azure Active Directory
14 3 (0.17%) Google Compute Engine
15 2 (0.11%) Oracle CX
Communications & Networking
1 135 (7.46%) Firewall
2 108 (5.97%) TCP/IP
3 71 (3.92%) Internet
4 68 (3.76%) DNS
5 66 (3.65%) Network Security
5 66 (3.65%) Wireless
6 58 (3.21%) WAN
7 36 (1.99%) DHCP
7 36 (1.99%) HTTP
8 34 (1.88%) VoIP
9 33 (1.82%) LAN
9 33 (1.82%) MPLS
9 33 (1.82%) Wi-Fi
10 32 (1.77%) SNMP
11 30 (1.66%) Ethernet
12 28 (1.55%) VPN
13 27 (1.49%) Intrusion Detection
14 20 (1.11%) SAN
15 17 (0.94%) ICMP
16 16 (0.88%) IPsec
Database & Business Intelligence
1 255 (14.10%) SQL Server
2 74 (4.09%) Relational Database
3 61 (3.37%) MySQL
4 57 (3.15%) NoSQL
5 46 (2.54%) Big Data
6 40 (2.21%) Data Warehouse
7 37 (2.05%) Oracle Database
8 34 (1.88%) Power BI
9 30 (1.66%) SQL Server Reporting Services
10 29 (1.60%) Hadoop
11 28 (1.55%) Data Mining
12 22 (1.22%) SQL Server Integration Services
13 19 (1.05%) PostgreSQL
13 19 (1.05%) SQL Server 2008
14 17 (0.94%) GIS
15 15 (0.83%) SQL Server Analysis Services
16 14 (0.77%) BusinessObjects
17 11 (0.61%) SAP HANA
18 10 (0.55%) MongoDB
18 10 (0.55%) SQL Server 2014
Development Applications
1 122 (6.74%) Git (software)
2 82 (4.53%) JIRA
3 51 (2.82%) LabVIEW
4 49 (2.71%) Subversion
5 47 (2.60%) Selenium
6 46 (2.54%) Jenkins
6 46 (2.54%) Visual Studio
7 24 (1.33%) NUnit
8 22 (1.22%) TeamCity
9 18 (1.00%) Visual Studio Team System
10 17 (0.94%) Team Foundation Server
11 16 (0.88%) JUnit
11 16 (0.88%) Maven
12 15 (0.83%) Gradle
12 15 (0.83%) MSTest
13 14 (0.77%) Eclipse
13 14 (0.77%) VSS/SourceSafe
14 13 (0.72%) Jasmine
15 12 (0.66%) Axure RP
15 12 (0.66%) Balsamiq Mockups
General
1 244 (13.49%) Finance
2 152 (8.40%) Retail
3 95 (5.25%) Electronics
4 86 (4.75%) Marketing
5 69 (3.81%) Manufacturing
6 58 (3.21%) Telecoms
7 43 (2.38%) Advertising
8 33 (1.82%) Automotive
8 33 (1.82%) Legal
9 31 (1.71%) Games
10 24 (1.33%) Aerospace
11 21 (1.16%) Law
12 12 (0.66%) German Language
13 8 (0.44%) Back Office
14 7 (0.39%) Local Government
14 7 (0.39%) Pharmaceutical
15 6 (0.33%) Banking
15 6 (0.33%) Billing
16 5 (0.28%) French Language
17 4 (0.22%) Military
Job Titles
1 481 (26.59%) Developer
2 232 (12.82%) Analyst
3 210 (11.61%) Software Engineer
4 194 (10.72%) Graduate
5 150 (8.29%) Software Developer
6 102 (5.64%) Graduate Developer
7 94 (5.20%) Java Developer
8 91 (5.03%) Junior
8 91 (5.03%) Senior Developer
9 85 (4.70%) Test Engineer
10 80 (4.42%) .NET Developer
10 80 (4.42%) C++ Software Engineer
11 77 (4.26%) C# Developer
12 71 (3.92%) Team Leader
13 67 (3.70%) Consultant
14 62 (3.43%) C# .NET Developer
15 57 (3.15%) Senior Software Engineer
16 53 (2.93%) Full Stack Developer
17 51 (2.82%) C# Software Developer
18 49 (2.71%) Embedded Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 236 (13.05%) .NET
2 193 (10.67%) HTML
3 171 (9.45%) CSS
4 109 (6.03%) Web Services
5 89 (4.92%) HTML5
6 77 (4.26%) AngularJS
7 74 (4.09%) ASP.NET
8 73 (4.04%) jQuery
9 64 (3.54%) Spring
10 60 (3.32%) XML
11 53 (2.93%) CSS3
12 40 (2.21%) Velocity
13 39 (2.16%) SOAP
14 37 (2.05%) Java EE
15 34 (1.88%) RESTful
16 33 (1.82%) Hibernate
17 32 (1.77%) JSON
17 32 (1.77%) WCF
18 30 (1.66%) Middleware
19 29 (1.60%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 757 (41.85%) Computer Science
2 291 (16.09%) Analytical Skills
3 145 (8.02%) Management Information System
4 128 (7.08%) Self-Motivation
5 120 (6.63%) User Experience
6 99 (5.47%) Algorithms
7 80 (4.42%) Driving Licence
8 68 (3.76%) Mobile App
9 67 (3.70%) Data Centre
10 41 (2.27%) Greenfield Project
11 40 (2.21%) Life Science
12 38 (2.10%) Security Operations Centre
13 36 (1.99%) Robotics
14 32 (1.77%) Embedded Systems
14 32 (1.77%) Internet of Things
15 29 (1.60%) Data Structures
16 23 (1.27%) Private Cloud
17 22 (1.22%) Optoelectronics
18 20 (1.11%) Acoustics
18 20 (1.11%) Fintech
Operating Systems
1 355 (19.62%) Linux
2 206 (11.39%) Windows
3 93 (5.14%) Unix
4 48 (2.65%) Windows Server
5 35 (1.93%) Android
6 22 (1.22%) Debian
7 20 (1.11%) Embedded Linux
7 20 (1.11%) Mac OS X
7 20 (1.11%) Windows Server 2008
8 18 (1.00%) Windows 7
8 18 (1.00%) Windows Server 2012
9 14 (0.77%) CoreOS
9 14 (0.77%) Windows 10
9 14 (0.77%) Windows Server 2003
10 13 (0.72%) AIX
11 12 (0.66%) Apple iOS
12 10 (0.55%) Windows XP
13 7 (0.39%) CentOS
13 7 (0.39%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
13 7 (0.39%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 438 (24.21%) Agile Software Development
2 434 (23.99%) Mathematics
3 340 (18.79%) Problem-Solving
4 338 (18.68%) Software Engineering
5 187 (10.34%) OO
6 178 (9.84%) Test Automation
7 157 (8.68%) SDLC
8 156 (8.62%) Physics
9 152 (8.40%) ITIL
10 137 (7.57%) DevOps
11 121 (6.69%) Project Management
12 120 (6.63%) Machine Learning
13 102 (5.64%) Continuous Integration
14 101 (5.58%) MVC
15 98 (5.42%) E-Commerce
16 92 (5.09%) Scrum
17 90 (4.98%) TDD
18 87 (4.81%) CRM
18 87 (4.81%) Information Security
19 85 (4.70%) Analytics
Programming Languages
1 437 (24.16%) SQL
2 347 (19.18%) Python
3 330 (18.24%) Java
4 284 (15.70%) JavaScript
5 264 (14.59%) C++
6 257 (14.21%) C#
7 211 (11.66%) C
8 73 (4.04%) T-SQL
9 52 (2.87%) PHP
10 47 (2.60%) Perl
11 40 (2.21%) PowerShell
12 33 (1.82%) MATLAB
13 31 (1.71%) Bash Shell
14 26 (1.44%) VBA
15 25 (1.38%) R
16 24 (1.33%) Shell Script
17 22 (1.22%) Embedded C
18 20 (1.11%) Ruby
19 19 (1.05%) VB.NET
20 18 (1.00%) Delphi
Qualifications
1 469 (25.93%) Computer Science Degree
2 102 (5.64%) Numerate Degree
3 94 (5.20%) PhD
4 56 (3.10%) Microsoft Certification
5 50 (2.76%) Master's Degree
6 38 (2.10%) Network+ Certification
7 37 (2.05%) Cisco Certification
8 35 (1.93%) A+ Certification
9 29 (1.60%) CCNA
10 27 (1.49%) Security Cleared
11 25 (1.38%) CISSP
11 25 (1.38%) GSEC
11 25 (1.38%) SSCP
12 22 (1.22%) CEH
13 21 (1.16%) SC Cleared
14 19 (1.05%) GCIA
14 19 (1.05%) HNC
14 19 (1.05%) MCSE
15 16 (0.88%) GCIH
15 16 (0.88%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 76 (4.20%) QA
2 46 (2.54%) SLA
3 32 (1.77%) GDPR
3 32 (1.77%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 26 (1.44%) PMO
5 21 (1.16%) PCI DSS
6 15 (0.83%) GCP
7 11 (0.61%) Data Quality
8 7 (0.39%) Cyber Essentials
9 4 (0.22%) COBIT
10 3 (0.17%) ISO 9001
11 2 (0.11%) Def Stans
11 2 (0.11%) DO-178B
11 2 (0.11%) GxP
11 2 (0.11%) IEC 61508
11 2 (0.11%) ISO 13485
11 2 (0.11%) WAI
12 1 (0.055%) HIPAA
12 1 (0.055%) ISO 22301
12 1 (0.055%) MISRA
System Software
1 68 (3.76%) Active Directory
2 51 (2.82%) Docker
3 42 (2.32%) Firmware
4 38 (2.10%) VMware Infrastructure
5 23 (1.27%) Ceph
6 19 (1.05%) VMware ESXi
7 16 (0.88%) XenApp
8 8 (0.44%) vSphere
9 6 (0.33%) Hyper-V
10 5 (0.28%) LXC
10 5 (0.28%) Terminal Services
11 3 (0.17%) Oracle RAC
12 2 (0.11%) HDFS
12 2 (0.11%) KVM
12 2 (0.11%) Xen
13 1 (0.055%) Advanced Linux Sound Architecture
13 1 (0.055%) BitLocker
13 1 (0.055%) ProxySG
13 1 (0.055%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 48 (2.65%) Puppet
2 28 (1.55%) Ansible
3 25 (1.38%) Kubernetes
4 24 (1.33%) Opscode Chef
5 12 (0.66%) Terraform
6 7 (0.39%) QRadar
7 5 (0.28%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
8 4 (0.22%) CA Service Virtualization
8 4 (0.22%) CSIRT
8 4 (0.22%) Host Intrusion Detection System
8 4 (0.22%) Single Sign-On
9 3 (0.17%) HP Quality Center
10 2 (0.11%) AirWatch
10 2 (0.11%) Consul
10 2 (0.11%) SCCM
11 1 (0.055%) HP ALM
11 1 (0.055%) Salt
11 1 (0.055%) Tivoli
11 1 (0.055%) vCenter Server
Vendors
1 264 (14.59%) Microsoft
2 129 (7.13%) Oracle
3 57 (3.15%) VMware
4 55 (3.04%) Cisco
5 36 (1.99%) Adobe
6 35 (1.93%) Salesforce.com
7 34 (1.88%) Google
8 33 (1.82%) IBM
9 31 (1.71%) Dell
9 31 (1.71%) SAP
9 31 (1.71%) Splunk
10 27 (1.49%) HP
10 27 (1.49%) Tableau
11 26 (1.44%) Avaya
11 26 (1.44%) CheckPoint
12 23 (1.27%) Juniper
13 21 (1.16%) Citrix
14 20 (1.11%) Nortel
15 19 (1.05%) Xamarin
16 18 (1.00%) Riverbed