Period
to 22 February 2020

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 22 February 2020 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Academic Degree
England > East of England
6 months to
22 Feb 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 10 11 5
Rank change year-on-year +1 -6 +4
Permanent jobs citing Degree 745 1,236 2,154
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the East of England 12.54% 13.58% 17.25%
As % of the Qualifications category 50.17% 47.94% 56.98%
Number of salaries quoted 530 897 1,726
East of England median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.56% - +5.88%
10th Percentile £27,478 £26,250 £26,750
90th Percentile £67,500 £70,000 £65,000
England median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £47,500
% 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 1,485 2,578 3,780
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the East of England 24.99% 28.33% 30.28%
Number of salaries quoted 1,060 1,805 2,987
East of England median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.56% - -
10th Percentile £26,500 £26,250 £26,250
90th Percentile £70,125 £71,250 £66,250
England median annual salary £50,500 £50,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year +1.00% +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 22 February 2020.

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 22 February 2020. 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 0 284 £50,000 - 178
Hertfordshire -5 203 £52,500 +16.67% 142
Essex +3 136 £38,750 -8.82% 65
Suffolk +10 59 £45,000 -5.26% 10
Bedfordshire +8 42 £47,500 +47.22% 41
Norfolk -13 22 £45,357 +20.95% 8
Degree
England

For the 6 months to 22 February 2020, 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.

1 345 (46.31%) Computer Science
2 219 (29.40%) Computer Science Degree
3 215 (28.86%) SQL
4 194 (26.04%) Agile Software Development
5 159 (21.34%) Software Engineering
6 150 (20.13%) Python
7 149 (20.00%) C#
8 140 (18.79%) Problem-Solving
9 137 (18.39%) C
10 133 (17.85%) C++
11 126 (16.91%) .NET
12 117 (15.70%) Windows
13 115 (15.44%) Microsoft
14 114 (15.30%) Linux
15 110 (14.77%) JavaScript
16 108 (14.50%) Java
17 92 (12.35%) Project Management
17 92 (12.35%) Analytical Skills
18 88 (11.81%) Azure
18 88 (11.81%) AWS
19 80 (10.74%) Finance
20 75 (10.07%) Git (software)
21 74 (9.93%) SQL Server
22 72 (9.66%) Test Automation
23 69 (9.26%) Self-Motivation
24 68 (9.13%) Scrum
25 67 (8.99%) Mathematics
26 63 (8.46%) Electronics
27 62 (8.32%) E-Commerce
27 62 (8.32%) ERP

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 25 (3.36%) SharePoint
2 15 (2.01%) Oracle Workflow
3 12 (1.61%) Confluence
4 10 (1.34%) Apache Spark
5 9 (1.21%) CMS
6 6 (0.81%) Apache
6 6 (0.81%) Apache Solr
6 6 (0.81%) OpenStack
7 4 (0.54%) nginx
8 3 (0.40%) MS Exchange
8 3 (0.40%) Skype for Business
9 2 (0.27%) ArcGIS
9 2 (0.27%) Jupyter
9 2 (0.27%) SharePoint 2013
10 1 (0.13%) Elasticsearch
10 1 (0.13%) Exchange Server 2010
10 1 (0.13%) IIS
10 1 (0.13%) Oracle SOA Suite
10 1 (0.13%) SAS
10 1 (0.13%) Tomcat
Applications
1 33 (4.43%) Microsoft Excel
2 23 (3.09%) Microsoft Office
3 9 (1.21%) OrCAD
4 6 (0.81%) Microsoft PowerPoint
5 3 (0.40%) Microsoft Project
6 2 (0.27%) AutoCAD
7 1 (0.13%) MS Visio
7 1 (0.13%) Simulink
7 1 (0.13%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 12 (1.61%) Dynamics CRM
2 7 (0.94%) NetSuite
3 6 (0.81%) Magento
4 4 (0.54%) Relativity
4 4 (0.54%) Sage X3
4 4 (0.54%) SAP BPC
5 3 (0.40%) Dynamics AX
6 2 (0.27%) Oracle Applications
6 2 (0.27%) Unit4 Business World
7 1 (0.13%) Odoo
7 1 (0.13%) Oracle ASCP
7 1 (0.13%) Oracle EBS
7 1 (0.13%) Workfront
Cloud Services
1 88 (11.81%) AWS
1 88 (11.81%) Azure
2 40 (5.37%) Power Platform
3 31 (4.16%) Office 365
4 17 (2.28%) SaaS
5 12 (1.61%) Dynamics 365
6 8 (1.07%) Serverless
6 8 (1.07%) Virtual Private Cloud
7 7 (0.94%) AWS CloudFormation
7 7 (0.94%) Azure Active Directory
7 7 (0.94%) GCP
7 7 (0.94%) OpenShift
8 6 (0.81%) Amazon EKS
8 6 (0.81%) AWS Fargate
8 6 (0.81%) AWS Lambda
8 6 (0.81%) GitHub
8 6 (0.81%) Google Analytics
8 6 (0.81%) Siri
9 5 (0.67%) Amazon CloudWatch
9 5 (0.67%) Amazon ECS
Communications & Networking
1 33 (4.43%) Firewall
2 29 (3.89%) TCP/IP
3 25 (3.36%) VPN
4 19 (2.55%) LAN
5 18 (2.42%) WAN
6 16 (2.15%) Wireless
7 15 (2.01%) DNS
8 12 (1.61%) Internet
9 9 (1.21%) BGP
10 8 (1.07%) Wi-Fi
11 7 (0.94%) Wireshark
12 6 (0.81%) DHCP
12 6 (0.81%) IPsec
12 6 (0.81%) MPLS
12 6 (0.81%) OSPF
12 6 (0.81%) Skype
13 5 (0.67%) Modbus
13 5 (0.67%) Multicast
13 5 (0.67%) SNMP
13 5 (0.67%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 74 (9.93%) SQL Server
2 60 (8.05%) MySQL
3 42 (5.64%) Relational Database
4 40 (5.37%) Power BI
5 24 (3.22%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 21 (2.82%) Data Warehouse
6 21 (2.82%) PostgreSQL
6 21 (2.82%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 19 (2.55%) Big Data
8 17 (2.28%) RDBMS
9 10 (1.34%) NoSQL
10 8 (1.07%) Amazon Redshift
10 8 (1.07%) SQL Server Analysis Services
11 7 (0.94%) BusinessObjects
12 6 (0.81%) Snowflake Schema
13 5 (0.67%) Electronic Patient Records
13 5 (0.67%) Text Mining
14 4 (0.54%) EDRMS
14 4 (0.54%) Oracle Database
14 4 (0.54%) SQL Server 2016
Development Applications
1 75 (10.07%) Git (software)
2 54 (7.25%) JIRA
3 48 (6.44%) Visual Studio
4 42 (5.64%) Jenkins
5 20 (2.68%) Selenium
6 17 (2.28%) Maven
7 15 (2.01%) Ant
7 15 (2.01%) Eclipse
7 15 (2.01%) Gradle
7 15 (2.01%) Subversion
8 13 (1.74%) LabVIEW
9 12 (1.61%) NUnit
10 11 (1.48%) Team Foundation Server
10 11 (1.48%) Visual Studio Team System
11 10 (1.34%) Bitbucket
11 10 (1.34%) git-flow
12 9 (1.21%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
13 7 (0.94%) Hudson
14 6 (0.81%) Cucumber
14 6 (0.81%) TeamCity
General
1 80 (10.74%) Finance
2 63 (8.46%) Electronics
3 49 (6.58%) Manufacturing
4 47 (6.31%) Retail
5 35 (4.70%) Marketing
6 33 (4.43%) Telecoms
7 32 (4.30%) Automotive
8 23 (3.09%) Legal
9 22 (2.95%) Law
9 22 (2.95%) Military
10 21 (2.82%) Aerospace
11 16 (2.15%) Pharmaceutical
12 15 (2.01%) Games
13 13 (1.74%) Advertising
13 13 (1.74%) French Language
14 12 (1.61%) Public Sector
15 9 (1.21%) German Language
16 7 (0.94%) Italian Language
16 7 (0.94%) Spanish Language
17 5 (0.67%) Banking
Job Titles
1 210 (28.19%) Developer
2 96 (12.89%) Software Engineer
3 66 (8.86%) Analyst
4 61 (8.19%) Software Developer
5 44 (5.91%) Graduate
6 36 (4.83%) C# Developer
7 34 (4.56%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
8 31 (4.16%) Junior
8 31 (4.16%) Project Manager
9 30 (4.03%) Architect
10 27 (3.62%) SQL Developer
11 26 (3.49%) Consultant
11 26 (3.49%) Senior Developer
12 25 (3.36%) Graduate Developer
13 24 (3.22%) Java Developer
14 23 (3.09%) Test Engineer
15 22 (2.95%) Junior Developer
16 20 (2.68%) .NET Developer
17 18 (2.42%) Integration Engineer
17 18 (2.42%) Java Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 126 (16.91%) .NET
2 57 (7.65%) CSS
3 56 (7.52%) HTML
4 48 (6.44%) React
5 37 (4.97%) AngularJS
6 32 (4.30%) Web Services
7 31 (4.16%) ASP.NET
8 25 (3.36%) J2EE
8 25 (3.36%) XML
9 24 (3.22%) REST
10 22 (2.95%) Velocity
11 21 (2.82%) Spring
12 20 (2.68%) HTML5
12 20 (2.68%) Java EE
12 20 (2.68%) WPF
13 18 (2.42%) LAMP
14 17 (2.28%) .NET Framework
14 17 (2.28%) Hibernate
14 17 (2.28%) JSON
14 17 (2.28%) XML Schema
Miscellaneous
1 92 (12.35%) Analytical Skills
2 69 (9.26%) Self-Motivation
3 56 (7.52%) User Experience
4 53 (7.11%) Management Information System
5 27 (3.62%) Driving Licence
6 23 (3.09%) Robotics
7 20 (2.68%) Mobile App
8 18 (2.42%) Algorithms
8 18 (2.42%) Embedded Systems
9 15 (2.01%) Smartphone
10 14 (1.88%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
11 12 (1.61%) Client/Server
11 12 (1.61%) Data Centre
11 12 (1.61%) Replication
12 9 (1.21%) Clustering
12 9 (1.21%) Device Driver
12 9 (1.21%) iPad
12 9 (1.21%) Renewable Energy
13 8 (1.07%) EMC VNX
13 8 (1.07%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 117 (15.70%) Windows
2 114 (15.30%) Linux
3 32 (4.30%) Android
4 27 (3.62%) Apple iOS
4 27 (3.62%) Windows Server
5 22 (2.95%) Unix
6 14 (1.88%) Mac OS
7 9 (1.21%) Windows 10
8 7 (0.94%) Windows Server 2003
9 3 (0.40%) Embedded Linux
9 3 (0.40%) Ubuntu
10 2 (0.27%) CentOS
10 2 (0.27%) Windows 7
10 2 (0.27%) Windows Server 2008
11 1 (0.13%) AIX
11 1 (0.13%) Debian
11 1 (0.13%) Mac OS X
11 1 (0.13%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 345 (46.31%) Computer Science
2 194 (26.04%) Agile Software Development
3 159 (21.34%) Software Engineering
4 140 (18.79%) Problem-Solving
5 92 (12.35%) Project Management
6 72 (9.66%) Test Automation
7 68 (9.13%) Scrum
8 67 (8.99%) Mathematics
9 62 (8.32%) E-Commerce
9 62 (8.32%) ERP
9 62 (8.32%) Web Development
10 61 (8.19%) SDLC
11 60 (8.05%) ITIL
12 59 (7.92%) OO
13 55 (7.38%) Business Intelligence
14 54 (7.25%) TDD
15 51 (6.85%) Continuous Integration
16 49 (6.58%) Multithreading
16 49 (6.58%) Project Delivery
17 48 (6.44%) Analytics
Programming Languages
1 215 (28.86%) SQL
2 150 (20.13%) Python
3 149 (20.00%) C#
4 137 (18.39%) C
5 133 (17.85%) C++
6 110 (14.77%) JavaScript
7 108 (14.50%) Java
8 47 (6.31%) PHP
9 27 (3.62%) T-SQL
10 25 (3.36%) Embedded C
10 25 (3.36%) PowerShell
11 18 (2.42%) MATLAB
12 17 (2.28%) Embedded C++
12 17 (2.28%) Perl
12 17 (2.28%) VB.NET
13 15 (2.01%) PL/SQL
13 15 (2.01%) R
14 14 (1.88%) TypeScript
15 13 (1.74%) Bash Shell
16 12 (1.61%) Objective-C
Qualifications
1 219 (29.40%) Computer Science Degree
2 25 (3.36%) Security Cleared
3 22 (2.95%) Master's Degree
4 19 (2.55%) PhD
5 17 (2.28%) Cisco Certification
5 17 (2.28%) ISEB
6 16 (2.15%) Microsoft Certification
7 15 (2.01%) DV Cleared
8 14 (1.88%) HND
8 14 (1.88%) SC Cleared
9 13 (1.74%) CCNP
10 12 (1.61%) CISSP
11 11 (1.48%) CISM
11 11 (1.48%) ISTQB
12 10 (1.34%) CCNA
12 10 (1.34%) Postgraduate
13 9 (1.21%) MCP
13 9 (1.21%) PMI Certification
13 9 (1.21%) PMP
14 8 (1.07%) MCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 21 (2.82%) PMO
2 20 (2.68%) QA
3 14 (1.88%) SLA
4 13 (1.74%) Data Quality
4 13 (1.74%) GDPR
5 10 (1.34%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 8 (1.07%) GxP
7 7 (0.94%) Cyber Essentials
8 5 (0.67%) ISO 9001
9 4 (0.54%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
9 4 (0.54%) JTAG
9 4 (0.54%) NIST
10 3 (0.40%) GAMP
10 3 (0.40%) ISO 13485
11 1 (0.13%) COBIT
11 1 (0.13%) HIPAA
11 1 (0.13%) IEC 61508
11 1 (0.13%) ISO 26262
11 1 (0.13%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
11 1 (0.13%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 51 (6.85%) Active Directory
2 22 (2.95%) Docker
3 20 (2.68%) Firmware
4 6 (0.81%) VMware Infrastructure
5 5 (0.67%) Hyper-V
6 2 (0.27%) Virtual Desktop
6 2 (0.27%) VMware NSX
7 1 (0.13%) Microsoft App-V
7 1 (0.13%) Virtual Servers
7 1 (0.13%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 19 (2.55%) Kubernetes
2 13 (1.74%) Ansible
2 13 (1.74%) SCCM
3 9 (1.21%) Puppet
4 8 (1.07%) BMC PATROL
4 8 (1.07%) Single Sign-On
5 6 (0.81%) Oozie
6 4 (0.54%) EnCase
6 4 (0.54%) Tivoli Storage Manager
7 2 (0.27%) Docker Swarm
7 2 (0.27%) Microsoft Intune
7 2 (0.27%) MOM
7 2 (0.27%) Nagios
7 2 (0.27%) Opscode Chef
7 2 (0.27%) Terraform
7 2 (0.27%) WSUS
8 1 (0.13%) Oracle Identity Management
8 1 (0.13%) Tivoli
8 1 (0.13%) vRealize
Vendors
1 115 (15.44%) Microsoft
2 58 (7.79%) Oracle
3 17 (2.28%) Cisco
3 17 (2.28%) Tableau
3 17 (2.28%) VMware
4 15 (2.01%) SAP
5 14 (1.88%) Google
6 13 (1.74%) IBM
6 13 (1.74%) IFS
7 12 (1.61%) EMC
8 9 (1.21%) Altera
8 9 (1.21%) Juniper
8 9 (1.21%) NEC
8 9 (1.21%) RedGate
8 9 (1.21%) Xilinx
9 8 (1.07%) 3PAR
9 8 (1.07%) Apple
9 8 (1.07%) Isilon
10 7 (0.94%) JD Edwards
10 7 (0.94%) Snow