Period
to 25 May 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 25 May 2019 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Academic Degree
England > East of England
6 months to
25 May 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 9 11 7
Rank change year-on-year +2 -4 +4
Permanent jobs citing Degree 1,086 1,860 2,061
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the East of England 13.60% 14.90% 17.02%
As % of the Qualifications category 47.82% 53.79% 56.73%
Number of salaries quoted 733 1,474 1,682
East of England median annual salary £45,139 £45,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +0.31% +12.50% -5.88%
10th Percentile £26,250 £26,250 £26,000
90th Percentile £75,000 £67,500 £61,250
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 2,271 3,458 3,633
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the East of England 28.45% 27.71% 30.00%
Number of salaries quoted 1,601 2,641 2,736
East of England median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £43,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +4.65% +1.18%
10th Percentile £26,000 £26,250 £26,250
90th Percentile £75,000 £67,500 £65,000
England median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year - +11.11% -4.76%

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 25 May 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 25 May 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 +2 491 £50,000 +11.11% 80
Hertfordshire -2 356 £45,000 -10.00% 42
Essex +1 123 £44,000 -12.00% 19
Norfolk +8 55 £36,404 +27.73% 3
Bedfordshire -29 34 £43,000 -6.64% 6
Suffolk +21 27 £55,000 +37.50% 6
Degree
England

For the 6 months to 25 May 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.

1 398 (36.65%) Computer Science
2 296 (27.26%) Computer Science Degree
3 265 (24.40%) Agile Software Development
4 229 (21.09%) Python
5 214 (19.71%) Mathematics
6 201 (18.51%) Linux
7 200 (18.42%) SQL
8 196 (18.05%) Software Engineering
9 184 (16.94%) C#
10 163 (15.01%) Analytical Skills
11 162 (14.92%) C++
11 162 (14.92%) Finance
12 158 (14.55%) Java
13 147 (13.54%) Problem-Solving
14 134 (12.34%) Microsoft
15 133 (12.25%) JavaScript
15 133 (12.25%) Machine Learning
16 123 (11.33%) HTML
17 116 (10.68%) Windows
18 113 (10.41%) SQL Server
19 96 (8.84%) CSS
19 96 (8.84%) C
19 96 (8.84%) .NET
20 93 (8.56%) Project Management
21 89 (8.20%) Cybersecurity
22 86 (7.92%) Self-Motivation
23 85 (7.83%) Amazon AWS
24 84 (7.73%) AngularJS
25 83 (7.64%) ITIL
26 82 (7.55%) 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 27 (2.49%) Apache
2 22 (2.03%) OpenStack
3 17 (1.57%) WordPress
4 16 (1.47%) CMS
5 15 (1.38%) SharePoint
6 12 (1.10%) Confluence
7 9 (0.83%) JBoss
8 8 (0.74%) Drupal
9 7 (0.64%) GeoServer
9 7 (0.64%) nginx
9 7 (0.64%) Tomcat
9 7 (0.64%) Umbraco
9 7 (0.64%) WebSphere
10 6 (0.55%) Apache Spark
10 6 (0.55%) MS Exchange
11 5 (0.46%) Cloud Foundry
11 5 (0.46%) IIS
11 5 (0.46%) Liferay
11 5 (0.46%) WebLogic
12 4 (0.37%) Elasticsearch
Applications
1 44 (4.05%) Microsoft Excel
2 30 (2.76%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 23 (2.12%) Microsoft Office
4 12 (1.10%) MS Visio
5 9 (0.83%) Adobe Illustrator
5 9 (0.83%) Photoshop
6 8 (0.74%) Adobe Creative Suite
7 6 (0.55%) OrCAD
8 5 (0.46%) Windchill
9 4 (0.37%) Marvel
9 4 (0.37%) Microsoft Project
10 3 (0.28%) Adobe XD
11 2 (0.18%) Chatbot
11 2 (0.18%) CPLEX
11 2 (0.18%) InVision
11 2 (0.18%) Sketch
11 2 (0.18%) SOLIDWORKS
11 2 (0.18%) Spreadsheet
12 1 (0.092%) OmniGraffle
12 1 (0.092%) Weka
Business Applications
1 30 (2.76%) Summit
2 11 (1.01%) Salesforce.com CRM
3 7 (0.64%) Dynamics AX
4 6 (0.55%) NetSuite
5 5 (0.46%) Dynamics CRM
6 4 (0.37%) Oracle EBS
6 4 (0.37%) SAP ERP
6 4 (0.37%) SAP GRC
6 4 (0.37%) SAP S/4HANA
7 3 (0.28%) CiviCRM
8 2 (0.18%) Oracle Applications
9 1 (0.092%) Odoo
9 1 (0.092%) ResourceLink
9 1 (0.092%) Workfront
Cloud Services
1 85 (7.83%) Amazon AWS
2 64 (5.89%) Microsoft Azure
3 46 (4.24%) GitHub
4 20 (1.84%) SaaS
5 18 (1.66%) Cloud Computing
6 17 (1.57%) Office 365
7 15 (1.38%) Power Platform
8 9 (0.83%) Azure Stack
8 9 (0.83%) Google Cloud Platform
9 6 (0.55%) IaaS
9 6 (0.55%) PaaS
10 4 (0.37%) Dynamics 365
11 3 (0.28%) Serverless
12 2 (0.18%) Amazon Kinesis
12 2 (0.18%) Azure Data Factory
12 2 (0.18%) Azure Machine Learning
12 2 (0.18%) Google Analytics
12 2 (0.18%) npm
12 2 (0.18%) Virtual Private Cloud
12 2 (0.18%) Yarn
Communications & Networking
1 62 (5.71%) Internet
2 53 (4.88%) Firewall
3 50 (4.60%) DNS
4 36 (3.31%) SMTP
5 22 (2.03%) DHCP
6 21 (1.93%) TCP/IP
7 20 (1.84%) Wireless
8 15 (1.38%) VPN
9 13 (1.20%) HTTP
10 12 (1.10%) FTP
10 12 (1.10%) Network Security
10 12 (1.10%) SSL
11 11 (1.01%) Wi-Fi
12 9 (0.83%) LAN
12 9 (0.83%) VoIP
12 9 (0.83%) WAN
13 7 (0.64%) SNMP
14 6 (0.55%) ICMP
15 5 (0.46%) BGP
15 5 (0.46%) OSPF
Database & Business Intelligence
1 113 (10.41%) SQL Server
2 28 (2.58%) Relational Database
3 27 (2.49%) MySQL
4 19 (1.75%) Big Data
4 19 (1.75%) GIS
5 16 (1.47%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 15 (1.38%) PostgreSQL
6 15 (1.38%) Power BI
6 15 (1.38%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 10 (0.92%) Data Warehouse
7 10 (0.92%) NoSQL
7 10 (0.92%) Oracle Database
8 9 (0.83%) MongoDB
8 9 (0.83%) RDBMS
8 9 (0.83%) SQL Server 2012
9 8 (0.74%) Apache Cassandra
9 8 (0.74%) Data Mining
10 7 (0.64%) BusinessObjects
10 7 (0.64%) Hadoop
11 6 (0.55%) SAP HANA
Development Applications
1 55 (5.06%) Visual Studio
2 52 (4.79%) JIRA
3 46 (4.24%) Git (software)
4 29 (2.67%) Selenium
5 17 (1.57%) Cucumber
6 12 (1.10%) Jasmine
7 11 (1.01%) Subversion
8 10 (0.92%) Jenkins
8 10 (0.92%) WebDriver
9 8 (0.74%) GCC
9 8 (0.74%) Gradle
9 8 (0.74%) NUnit
10 7 (0.64%) gulp
10 7 (0.64%) Maven
10 7 (0.64%) Mercurial
10 7 (0.64%) SpecFlow
11 6 (0.55%) Grunt
12 5 (0.46%) MSTest
12 5 (0.46%) Visual Studio Team System
12 5 (0.46%) WatiN
General
1 162 (14.92%) Finance
2 63 (5.80%) Retail
3 62 (5.71%) Telecoms
4 47 (4.33%) Electronics
5 44 (4.05%) Marketing
6 39 (3.59%) Manufacturing
7 30 (2.76%) Automotive
8 27 (2.49%) Pharmaceutical
9 14 (1.29%) Games
9 14 (1.29%) Legal
9 14 (1.29%) Multimedia
10 12 (1.10%) Financial Institution
11 11 (1.01%) French Language
12 9 (0.83%) Spanish Language
13 7 (0.64%) Banking
14 5 (0.46%) Italian Language
14 5 (0.46%) Local Government
15 3 (0.28%) Mandarin Language
16 2 (0.18%) Law
16 2 (0.18%) Military
Job Titles
1 288 (26.52%) Developer
2 128 (11.79%) Analyst
3 85 (7.83%) Software Developer
4 83 (7.64%) Graduate
5 78 (7.18%) Software Engineer
6 43 (3.96%) C# Developer
6 43 (3.96%) Senior Developer
7 42 (3.87%) Graduate Developer
8 40 (3.68%) Embedded Engineer
9 38 (3.50%) Embedded Software Engineer
10 36 (3.31%) Machine Learning Developer
11 34 (3.13%) Python Developer
11 34 (3.13%) Security Engineer
12 32 (2.95%) Consultant
12 32 (2.95%) Junior
12 32 (2.95%) Senior Software Developer
13 31 (2.85%) Project Manager
14 30 (2.76%) .NET Developer
15 29 (2.67%) Support Analyst
15 29 (2.67%) Test Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 123 (11.33%) HTML
2 96 (8.84%) .NET
2 96 (8.84%) CSS
3 84 (7.73%) AngularJS
4 71 (6.54%) React
5 54 (4.97%) HTML5
6 39 (3.59%) Web Services
7 37 (3.41%) RESTful
8 35 (3.22%) CSS3
9 34 (3.13%) J2EE
10 32 (2.95%) REST
11 31 (2.85%) Ruby on Rails
12 30 (2.76%) J2SE
13 29 (2.67%) ASP.NET
14 25 (2.30%) LAMP
14 25 (2.30%) WPF
15 21 (1.93%) Spring
16 20 (1.84%) jQuery
16 20 (1.84%) XML
17 18 (1.66%) Gherkin
Miscellaneous
1 163 (15.01%) Analytical Skills
2 86 (7.92%) Self-Motivation
3 77 (7.09%) Algorithms
4 67 (6.17%) Management Information System
5 65 (5.99%) User Experience
6 45 (4.14%) Fintech
7 40 (3.68%) Life Science
8 31 (2.85%) Cyberthreat
9 29 (2.67%) Security Operations Centre
10 25 (2.30%) e-Learning
11 23 (2.12%) Driving Licence
12 22 (2.03%) Animation
12 22 (2.03%) Photography
13 18 (1.66%) Embedded Systems
13 18 (1.66%) Internet of Things
14 17 (1.57%) Private Cloud
15 15 (1.38%) Fibre Optics
15 15 (1.38%) Mobile App
16 14 (1.29%) Data Structures
17 12 (1.10%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 201 (18.51%) Linux
2 116 (10.68%) Windows
3 47 (4.33%) Unix
4 41 (3.78%) Android
4 41 (3.78%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 28 (2.58%) Windows 7
6 19 (1.75%) Windows Server
7 16 (1.47%) Windows 10
8 15 (1.38%) Ubuntu
9 12 (1.10%) Embedded Linux
10 10 (0.92%) Apple iOS
10 10 (0.92%) Mac OS X
11 8 (0.74%) VMS
12 3 (0.28%) Windows Server 2008
13 1 (0.092%) FreeBSD
13 1 (0.092%) Mac OS
13 1 (0.092%) Solaris
13 1 (0.092%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 398 (36.65%) Computer Science
2 265 (24.40%) Agile Software Development
3 214 (19.71%) Mathematics
4 196 (18.05%) Software Engineering
5 147 (13.54%) Problem-Solving
6 133 (12.25%) Machine Learning
7 93 (8.56%) Project Management
8 89 (8.20%) Cybersecurity
9 83 (7.64%) ITIL
10 82 (7.55%) Test Automation
11 72 (6.63%) SDLC
12 71 (6.54%) Artificial Intelligence
13 66 (6.08%) Analytics
14 63 (5.80%) TDD
15 62 (5.71%) Data Analysis
15 62 (5.71%) Physics
16 61 (5.62%) Scrum
17 57 (5.25%) Information Security
18 52 (4.79%) Web Development
19 51 (4.70%) PRINCE2
Programming Languages
1 229 (21.09%) Python
2 200 (18.42%) SQL
3 184 (16.94%) C#
4 162 (14.92%) C++
5 158 (14.55%) Java
6 133 (12.25%) JavaScript
7 96 (8.84%) C
8 74 (6.81%) Bash Shell
9 51 (4.70%) PHP
10 49 (4.51%) R
11 48 (4.42%) MATLAB
12 40 (3.68%) Perl
13 37 (3.41%) T-SQL
14 36 (3.31%) Ruby
15 30 (2.76%) Bourne shell
15 30 (2.76%) Korn
16 16 (1.47%) PowerShell
17 14 (1.29%) VBA
18 12 (1.10%) ES6
19 10 (0.92%) Embedded C++
Qualifications
1 296 (27.26%) Computer Science Degree
2 62 (5.71%) PhD
3 40 (3.68%) Numerate Degree
4 38 (3.50%) CISSP
5 31 (2.85%) SC Cleared
5 31 (2.85%) Security Cleared
6 25 (2.30%) Master's Degree
7 20 (1.84%) CEH
8 19 (1.75%) Microsoft Certification
9 18 (1.66%) ISEB
10 15 (1.38%) GIAC
10 15 (1.38%) ISTQB
11 14 (1.29%) Cisco Certification
12 13 (1.20%) CISM
13 12 (1.10%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
14 10 (0.92%) CISA
14 10 (0.92%) HND
14 10 (0.92%) MCP
15 9 (0.83%) GSEC
15 9 (0.83%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 40 (3.68%) QA
2 30 (2.76%) SLA
3 18 (1.66%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 14 (1.29%) Data Quality
5 9 (0.83%) COBIT
5 9 (0.83%) GDPR
6 7 (0.64%) ISO 9001
6 7 (0.64%) PCI DSS
7 5 (0.46%) PMO
8 3 (0.28%) WAI
9 2 (0.18%) ISO 13485
10 1 (0.092%) Cyber Essentials
10 1 (0.092%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
10 1 (0.092%) ISO/IEC 20000
10 1 (0.092%) Solvency II
System Software
1 43 (3.96%) VMware Infrastructure
2 40 (3.68%) Docker
3 36 (3.31%) Active Directory
4 25 (2.30%) VMware Server
5 24 (2.21%) iptables
5 24 (2.21%) NFS
5 24 (2.21%) Postfix
5 24 (2.21%) Samba
6 20 (1.84%) Firmware
7 18 (1.66%) Virtual Machines
8 14 (1.29%) VirtualBox
9 12 (1.10%) Hyper-V
10 4 (0.37%) Virtual Servers
10 4 (0.37%) vSphere
11 2 (0.18%) XenApp
12 1 (0.092%) Citrix Hypervisor
12 1 (0.092%) HDFS
12 1 (0.092%) Virtual Desktop
12 1 (0.092%) VMware ESXi
12 1 (0.092%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 29 (2.67%) Puppet
2 19 (1.75%) Ansible
3 16 (1.47%) SCCM
4 7 (0.64%) SCOM
5 6 (0.55%) Kubernetes
6 5 (0.46%) Munin
6 5 (0.46%) Nagios
7 4 (0.37%) HP SiteScope
7 4 (0.37%) WMI
8 3 (0.28%) Terraform
9 2 (0.18%) Nessus
9 2 (0.18%) Nmap
9 2 (0.18%) QRadar
9 2 (0.18%) vCenter Server
9 2 (0.18%) WSUS
10 1 (0.092%) FortiGate
10 1 (0.092%) Norton AntiVirus
10 1 (0.092%) Oozie
10 1 (0.092%) SCOrch
10 1 (0.092%) Single Sign-On
Vendors
1 134 (12.34%) Microsoft
2 66 (6.08%) Oracle
3 49 (4.51%) VMware
4 33 (3.04%) Cisco
5 23 (2.12%) SAP
6 20 (1.84%) Red Hat
7 13 (1.20%) Adobe
7 13 (1.20%) EMC
7 13 (1.20%) Google
8 12 (1.10%) Salesforce.com
9 9 (0.83%) Splunk
10 8 (0.74%) Citrix
10 8 (0.74%) HP
10 8 (0.74%) Juniper
10 8 (0.74%) Tableau
11 7 (0.64%) JD Edwards
11 7 (0.64%) Sencha
12 5 (0.46%) Brocade
12 5 (0.46%) CheckPoint
12 5 (0.46%) Clearswift