Period
to 17 November 2017

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 17 November 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Academic Degree
England > East of England
6 months to
17 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 6 10 8
Rank change year-on-year +4 -2 +2
Permanent jobs citing Degree 2084 2049 2511
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the East of England 17.34% 15.45% 16.32%
As % of the Qualifications category 57.38% 54.49% 52.59%
Number of salaries quoted 1648 1831 2236
East of England median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.88% +6.25% -
10th Percentile £26,250 £23,500 £24,000
90th Percentile £62,500 £63,000 £62,500
England median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year +5.56% - +5.88%

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 3632 3760 4775
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the East of England 30.22% 28.36% 31.04%
Number of salaries quoted 2855 2963 3895
East of England median annual salary £45,000 £43,500 £43,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +3.45% +1.16% +1.18%
10th Percentile £26,250 £23,750 £25,000
90th Percentile £65,000 £65,000 £64,900
England median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year +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 17 November 2017.

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 17 November 2017. 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 -1 1136 £45,000 - 105
Hertfordshire 0 575 £42,500 - 38
Essex -4 141 £40,000 -20.00% 5
Bedfordshire -2 119 £41,500 +7.79% 14
Suffolk -2 78 £45,000 +5.88% 2
Norfolk +2 34 £30,375 -19.00% 6
East Anglia - 1 - -
Degree
England

For the 6 months to 17 November 2017, IT jobs citing Degree also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the East of England region with a requirement for Degree.

1 1024 (49.14%) Computer Science
2 789 (37.86%) Software Engineering
3 548 (26.30%) C++
4 547 (26.25%) Mathematics
5 546 (26.20%) Java
6 535 (25.67%) Agile Software Development
7 506 (24.28%) Computer Science Degree
8 485 (23.27%) Python
9 455 (21.83%) C#
10 439 (21.07%) SQL
11 425 (20.39%) JavaScript
12 421 (20.20%) Linux
13 379 (18.19%) C
14 357 (17.13%) HTML
15 335 (16.07%) Windows
16 331 (15.88%) OO
17 318 (15.26%) Microsoft
18 316 (15.16%) .NET
19 276 (13.24%) Finance
20 271 (13.00%) Analytical Skills
21 257 (12.33%) CSS
22 249 (11.95%) Physics
23 233 (11.18%) SDLC
24 230 (11.04%) SQL Server
25 197 (9.45%) Algorithms
26 175 (8.40%) TDD
27 172 (8.25%) Electronics
28 170 (8.16%) ASP.NET
29 166 (7.97%) Multithreading
30 162 (7.77%) Test Automation

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 59 (2.83%) CMS
2 39 (1.87%) SharePoint
3 27 (1.30%) OpenStack
4 25 (1.20%) Elasticsearch
5 23 (1.10%) SAS
6 21 (1.01%) JBoss
7 19 (0.91%) Oracle SOA Suite
8 18 (0.86%) MS Exchange
9 16 (0.77%) IIS
10 15 (0.72%) Apache Spark
10 15 (0.72%) Tomcat
11 14 (0.67%) Apache
12 13 (0.62%) Confluence
13 10 (0.48%) Oracle Service Bus
14 9 (0.43%) Skype for Business
15 8 (0.38%) Exchange Server 2010
15 8 (0.38%) nginx
15 8 (0.38%) Sitecore CMS
16 7 (0.34%) Cloud Foundry
17 6 (0.29%) Umbraco
Applications
1 73 (3.50%) Microsoft Office
2 62 (2.98%) Microsoft Excel
3 16 (0.77%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 9 (0.43%) MS Visio
4 9 (0.43%) SPSS
5 6 (0.29%) Adobe After Effects
5 6 (0.29%) SOLIDWORKS
5 6 (0.29%) Spreadsheet
5 6 (0.29%) Zemax
6 5 (0.24%) XMetaL
7 3 (0.14%) Microsoft Project
7 3 (0.14%) Pipeline Pilot
7 3 (0.14%) Simulink
8 2 (0.096%) Adobe Illustrator
8 2 (0.096%) InfoPath
8 2 (0.096%) Photoshop
9 1 (0.048%) InDesign
9 1 (0.048%) Mathematica
9 1 (0.048%) Pro/ENGINEER
9 1 (0.048%) Revit
Business Applications
1 7 (0.34%) Dynamics CRM
2 5 (0.24%) Salesforce.com CRM
3 4 (0.19%) Magento
4 3 (0.14%) Oracle Applications
5 2 (0.096%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 132 (6.33%) Amazon AWS
2 77 (3.69%) Microsoft Azure
3 59 (2.83%) SaaS
4 42 (2.02%) Office 365
5 28 (1.34%) GitHub
6 25 (1.20%) Cloud Computing
7 12 (0.58%) PaaS
8 10 (0.48%) Amazon EC2
9 9 (0.43%) Adobe Creative Cloud
10 8 (0.38%) IaaS
11 6 (0.29%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
11 6 (0.29%) Google App Engine
11 6 (0.29%) Google Cloud Platform
11 6 (0.29%) Google Compute Engine
12 5 (0.24%) AWS CloudFormation
13 4 (0.19%) Amazon S3
13 4 (0.19%) Azure Machine Learning
13 4 (0.19%) Dynamics 365
14 2 (0.096%) AWS CloudTrail
14 2 (0.096%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 152 (7.29%) Wireless
2 67 (3.21%) Firewall
3 59 (2.83%) VPN
4 53 (2.54%) Internet
4 53 (2.54%) TCP/IP
5 40 (1.92%) WAN
6 38 (1.82%) DNS
7 37 (1.78%) Wi-Fi
8 34 (1.63%) LAN
9 33 (1.58%) DHCP
10 29 (1.39%) SAN
11 26 (1.25%) FTP
12 23 (1.10%) VLAN
13 21 (1.01%) Bluetooth
13 21 (1.01%) HTTP
14 19 (0.91%) BGP
14 19 (0.91%) OSPF
15 18 (0.86%) HTTPS
15 18 (0.86%) Telnet
15 18 (0.86%) WLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 230 (11.04%) SQL Server
2 136 (6.53%) MySQL
3 112 (5.37%) Relational Database
4 79 (3.79%) NoSQL
5 57 (2.74%) Big Data
6 44 (2.11%) MongoDB
7 43 (2.06%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 38 (1.82%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 28 (1.34%) Hadoop
10 27 (1.30%) RDBMS
11 26 (1.25%) GIS
12 24 (1.15%) Data Warehouse
13 22 (1.06%) SQL Server Analysis Services
14 21 (1.01%) Data Mining
15 17 (0.82%) BusinessObjects
15 17 (0.82%) PostgreSQL
16 14 (0.67%) OLAP
16 14 (0.67%) OLTP
16 14 (0.67%) Redis
17 13 (0.62%) MarkLogic
Development Applications
1 147 (7.05%) Git (software)
2 102 (4.89%) Visual Studio
3 70 (3.36%) NUnit
4 52 (2.50%) Jenkins
4 52 (2.50%) LabVIEW
4 52 (2.50%) Subversion
5 51 (2.45%) JIRA
6 37 (1.78%) Selenium
6 37 (1.78%) Team Foundation Server
7 34 (1.63%) Mercurial
8 29 (1.39%) Cucumber
9 28 (1.34%) JUnit
10 22 (1.06%) Eclipse
11 21 (1.01%) JBehave
12 19 (0.91%) Moq
13 18 (0.86%) Maven
14 17 (0.82%) VSS/SourceSafe
15 16 (0.77%) TeamCity
16 15 (0.72%) ClearCase
16 15 (0.72%) MSTest
General
1 276 (13.24%) Finance
2 172 (8.25%) Electronics
3 149 (7.15%) Telecoms
4 122 (5.85%) Marketing
5 84 (4.03%) Retail
6 70 (3.36%) Manufacturing
7 49 (2.35%) Advertising
8 45 (2.16%) Games
9 41 (1.97%) Back Office
10 40 (1.92%) Automotive
10 40 (1.92%) Military
11 30 (1.44%) Aerospace
12 17 (0.82%) Pharmaceutical
12 17 (0.82%) Publishing
13 14 (0.67%) French Language
14 13 (0.62%) Multimedia
15 12 (0.58%) German Language
16 9 (0.43%) Banking
17 7 (0.34%) Legal
17 7 (0.34%) Mandarin Language
Job Titles
1 788 (37.81%) Developer
2 445 (21.35%) Software Engineer
3 285 (13.68%) Graduate
4 233 (11.18%) Software Developer
5 195 (9.36%) Java Developer
6 175 (8.40%) C++ Software Engineer
7 163 (7.82%) Graduate Developer
8 145 (6.96%) C++ Developer
9 132 (6.33%) Analyst
10 131 (6.29%) C# Developer
11 118 (5.66%) Embedded Engineer
12 116 (5.57%) Junior
13 111 (5.33%) C Software Engineer
13 111 (5.33%) C++ Software Developer
14 105 (5.04%) .NET Developer
15 99 (4.75%) Developer/Software Engineer
16 91 (4.37%) Senior Software Engineer
17 82 (3.93%) Graduate Software Engineer
17 82 (3.93%) Java Engineer
18 79 (3.79%) C/C++ Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 357 (17.13%) HTML
2 316 (15.16%) .NET
3 257 (12.33%) CSS
4 170 (8.16%) ASP.NET
5 157 (7.53%) HTML5
6 153 (7.34%) jQuery
7 132 (6.33%) AngularJS
8 112 (5.37%) Web Services
9 104 (4.99%) XML
10 88 (4.22%) Spring
11 82 (3.93%) REST
12 78 (3.74%) ASP.NET Web API
12 78 (3.74%) CSS3
13 65 (3.12%) WCF
14 64 (3.07%) React
15 61 (2.93%) JSON
16 51 (2.45%) ASP.NET MVC
17 47 (2.26%) Node.js
17 47 (2.26%) WPF
18 44 (2.11%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 1024 (49.14%) Computer Science
2 271 (13.00%) Analytical Skills
3 197 (9.45%) Algorithms
4 77 (3.69%) Mobile App
5 60 (2.88%) User Experience
6 58 (2.78%) Management Information System
7 54 (2.59%) Data Structures
8 50 (2.40%) Robotics
9 45 (2.16%) Client/Server
10 39 (1.87%) Acoustics
11 37 (1.78%) Embedded Systems
12 35 (1.68%) Greenfield Project
13 32 (1.54%) Internet of Things
14 31 (1.49%) 3D Graphics
15 30 (1.44%) 3D Printing
16 28 (1.34%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
16 28 (1.34%) Life Science
17 26 (1.25%) Enterprise Software
18 23 (1.10%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
19 19 (0.91%) Video\Live Streaming
Operating Systems
1 421 (20.20%) Linux
2 335 (16.07%) Windows
3 124 (5.95%) Unix
4 116 (5.57%) Android
5 75 (3.60%) Apple iOS
6 69 (3.31%) Windows Server
7 44 (2.11%) Debian
8 25 (1.20%) Embedded Linux
9 24 (1.15%) Ubuntu
10 19 (0.91%) Mac OS
10 19 (0.91%) Windows 10
11 18 (0.86%) Windows Server 2012
12 15 (0.72%) Windows Server 2008
13 14 (0.67%) Windows 7
14 13 (0.62%) CoreOS
14 13 (0.62%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
15 10 (0.48%) Windows Vista
16 8 (0.38%) Mac OS X
17 7 (0.34%) AIX
17 7 (0.34%) Windows Embedded Compact
Processes & Methodologies
1 789 (37.86%) Software Engineering
2 547 (26.25%) Mathematics
3 535 (25.67%) Agile Software Development
4 331 (15.88%) OO
5 249 (11.95%) Physics
6 233 (11.18%) SDLC
7 175 (8.40%) TDD
8 166 (7.97%) Multithreading
9 162 (7.77%) Test Automation
10 160 (7.68%) Web Development
11 154 (7.39%) Scrum
12 133 (6.38%) Machine Learning
13 131 (6.29%) MVC
14 105 (5.04%) Collaborative Working
15 103 (4.94%) Unit Testing
16 99 (4.75%) Data Analysis
17 91 (4.37%) OOP
18 89 (4.27%) Project Management
19 87 (4.17%) Business Intelligence
20 84 (4.03%) Open Source
Programming Languages
1 548 (26.30%) C++
2 546 (26.20%) Java
3 485 (23.27%) Python
4 455 (21.83%) C#
5 439 (21.07%) SQL
6 425 (20.39%) JavaScript
7 379 (18.19%) C
8 108 (5.18%) Perl
9 75 (3.60%) PHP
10 68 (3.26%) Embedded C
11 61 (2.93%) MATLAB
12 58 (2.78%) T-SQL
13 49 (2.35%) PowerShell
14 38 (1.82%) Objective-C
15 34 (1.63%) R
15 34 (1.63%) Ruby
16 27 (1.30%) VB.NET
16 27 (1.30%) VBA
17 25 (1.20%) Embedded C++
18 23 (1.10%) Fortran
Qualifications
1 506 (24.28%) Computer Science Degree
2 122 (5.85%) PhD
3 93 (4.46%) Numerate Degree
4 79 (3.79%) Microsoft Certification
5 49 (2.35%) Security Cleared
6 40 (1.92%) MCP
7 31 (1.49%) ISEB
8 27 (1.30%) Cisco Certification
9 26 (1.25%) CCNA
10 25 (1.20%) Master's Degree
11 21 (1.01%) SC Cleared
12 16 (0.77%) CISSP
12 16 (0.77%) MCSA
13 14 (0.67%) HND
14 12 (0.58%) MCSE
15 11 (0.53%) ISTQB
16 10 (0.48%) CWNA
16 10 (0.48%) MCITP
17 9 (0.43%) PMI Certification
17 9 (0.43%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 91 (4.37%) QA
2 66 (3.17%) SLA
3 28 (1.34%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 22 (1.06%) ISO 9001
5 18 (0.86%) Data Quality
6 10 (0.48%) MISRA
7 9 (0.43%) PMO
8 4 (0.19%) GDPR
8 4 (0.19%) ISO 13485
9 3 (0.14%) COBIT
9 3 (0.14%) HL7
9 3 (0.14%) PMBOK
10 2 (0.096%) Cyber Essentials
11 1 (0.048%) Def Stans
11 1 (0.048%) IEC 61508
11 1 (0.048%) IEC 62304
11 1 (0.048%) MISRA C
11 1 (0.048%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 69 (3.31%) Firmware
2 63 (3.02%) VMware Infrastructure
3 58 (2.78%) Docker
4 47 (2.26%) Active Directory
5 24 (1.15%) vSphere
6 18 (0.86%) Ceph
7 11 (0.53%) Apache Flume
7 11 (0.53%) Hyper-V
8 10 (0.48%) Terminal Server
9 6 (0.29%) Oracle RAC
10 5 (0.24%) VMware ESXi
11 3 (0.14%) iptables
11 3 (0.14%) Virtual Machines
12 2 (0.096%) VMware NSX
12 2 (0.096%) VMware Server
12 2 (0.096%) XenApp
13 1 (0.048%) NFS
13 1 (0.048%) Samba
13 1 (0.048%) Terminal Services
13 1 (0.048%) Virtual Servers
Systems Management
1 31 (1.49%) Puppet
2 19 (0.91%) Ansible
3 16 (0.77%) Kubernetes
4 12 (0.58%) SCCM
5 10 (0.48%) HP Quality Center
6 5 (0.24%) Opscode Chef
7 4 (0.19%) Consul
7 4 (0.19%) HP SiteScope
8 3 (0.14%) Microsoft Intune
8 3 (0.14%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
9 2 (0.096%) Cisco CUCM
9 2 (0.096%) Nagios
9 2 (0.096%) Terraform
10 1 (0.048%) AirWatch
10 1 (0.048%) Cisco CME
10 1 (0.048%) Cobbler
10 1 (0.048%) Grafana
10 1 (0.048%) Graphite
10 1 (0.048%) vCenter Server
10 1 (0.048%) vRealize
Vendors
1 318 (15.26%) Microsoft
2 114 (5.47%) Oracle
3 75 (3.60%) VMware
4 54 (2.59%) SAP
5 45 (2.16%) Cisco
6 44 (2.11%) Citrix
6 44 (2.11%) IBM
7 39 (1.87%) Xerox
8 35 (1.68%) Adobe
8 35 (1.68%) Tableau
9 30 (1.44%) NetApp
10 27 (1.30%) Xamarin
11 25 (1.20%) HP
12 20 (0.96%) Perforce
12 20 (0.96%) Salesforce.com
13 19 (0.91%) Sitecore
13 19 (0.91%) Symantec
14 18 (0.86%) Google
15 14 (0.67%) Dell
16 13 (0.62%) Terracotta