Period
to 27 May 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 27 May 2020 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Academic Degree
England > East of England
6 months to
27 May 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 10 9 11
Rank change year-on-year -1 +2 -4
Permanent jobs citing Degree 545 1,072 1,829
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the East of England 12.88% 13.63% 14.80%
As % of the Qualifications category 50.00% 47.90% 53.51%
Number of salaries quoted 418 788 1,478
Median annual salary £45,000 £46,000 £45,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -2.17% +1.10% +10.98%
10th Percentile £23,000 £26,250 £26,250
90th Percentile £67,500 £82,500 £67,500
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 1,090 2,238 3,418
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the East of England 25.76% 28.45% 27.66%
Number of salaries quoted 744 1,579 2,607
Median annual salary £50,000 £45,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +11.11% - +4.65%
10th Percentile £26,325 £26,000 £26,250
90th Percentile £75,000 £75,000 £67,500
England median annual salary £52,500 £50,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year +5.00% - +11.11%

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 27 May 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 27 May 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 -7 179 £50,000 -4.76% 72
Hertfordshire -2 156 £50,000 +17.11% 31
Essex +4 122 £33,500 -23.86% 13
Bedfordshire +36 38 £55,000 +25.00% 10
Suffolk +6 29 £55,000 - 5
Norfolk -9 21 £32,000 -12.10% 7
Degree
England

For the 6 months to 27 May 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.

1 210 (38.53%) Computer Science
2 153 (28.07%) Agile Software Development
3 149 (27.34%) SQL
4 148 (27.16%) C#
5 132 (24.22%) C++
5 132 (24.22%) Computer Science Degree
6 116 (21.28%) .NET
7 114 (20.92%) Microsoft
8 110 (20.18%) Software Engineering
9 108 (19.82%) Problem-Solving
10 101 (18.53%) Windows
11 95 (17.43%) Python
11 95 (17.43%) Azure
12 83 (15.23%) AWS
13 80 (14.68%) Linux
14 78 (14.31%) SQL Server
15 77 (14.13%) Project Management
16 74 (13.58%) C
17 70 (12.84%) Analytical Skills
18 68 (12.48%) JavaScript
19 63 (11.56%) Java
20 58 (10.64%) Visual Studio
21 56 (10.28%) ITIL
22 54 (9.91%) HTML
23 50 (9.17%) SDLC
24 46 (8.44%) Mathematics
25 45 (8.26%) Scrum
25 45 (8.26%) Test Automation
26 44 (8.07%) Analytics
27 43 (7.89%) Git (software)

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 17 (3.12%) SharePoint
2 7 (1.28%) Confluence
3 6 (1.10%) OpenStack
4 5 (0.92%) IIS
4 5 (0.92%) Oracle Workflow
4 5 (0.92%) SAS
5 3 (0.55%) Apache
5 3 (0.55%) CMS
6 2 (0.37%) ArcGIS
6 2 (0.37%) MS Exchange
7 1 (0.18%) DNN
7 1 (0.18%) Jupyter
7 1 (0.18%) nginx
7 1 (0.18%) Oracle SOA Suite
7 1 (0.18%) Tomcat
Applications
1 23 (4.22%) Microsoft Office
2 20 (3.67%) Microsoft Excel
3 7 (1.28%) OrCAD
4 6 (1.10%) Microsoft PowerPoint
5 4 (0.73%) EPLAN
6 3 (0.55%) Microsoft Project
7 2 (0.37%) AutoCAD
7 2 (0.37%) Blender
8 1 (0.18%) Simulink
8 1 (0.18%) Spreadsheet
8 1 (0.18%) Stateflow
Business Applications
1 10 (1.83%) NetSuite
2 9 (1.65%) Dynamics CRM
3 5 (0.92%) Dynamics AX
4 3 (0.55%) Magento
4 3 (0.55%) Relativity
5 1 (0.18%) Oracle Applications
5 1 (0.18%) Oracle ASCP
5 1 (0.18%) Oracle EBS
Cloud Services
1 95 (17.43%) Azure
2 83 (15.23%) AWS
3 30 (5.50%) Office 365
4 19 (3.49%) Power Platform
5 14 (2.57%) SaaS
6 12 (2.20%) Dynamics 365
7 7 (1.28%) Amazon ECS
7 7 (1.28%) AWS CloudFormation
7 7 (1.28%) Azure Active Directory
8 5 (0.92%) Amazon EKS
8 5 (0.92%) AWS Fargate
8 5 (0.92%) AWS Lambda
8 5 (0.92%) GCP
8 5 (0.92%) IaaS
8 5 (0.92%) OpenShift
8 5 (0.92%) PaaS
8 5 (0.92%) Serverless
9 4 (0.73%) Amazon CloudWatch
9 4 (0.73%) Slack
9 4 (0.73%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 21 (3.85%) TCP/IP
2 20 (3.67%) Firewall
3 17 (3.12%) DNS
4 15 (2.75%) LAN
4 15 (2.75%) VPN
5 14 (2.57%) RS-485
5 14 (2.57%) WAN
6 11 (2.02%) RS-232
7 8 (1.47%) Internet
7 8 (1.47%) Wireless
8 7 (1.28%) Network Security
9 6 (1.10%) DHCP
9 6 (1.10%) Wi-Fi
10 5 (0.92%) IPsec
10 5 (0.92%) Remote Desktop
11 4 (0.73%) InfiniBand
11 4 (0.73%) LTE
11 4 (0.73%) Modbus
11 4 (0.73%) Multicast
11 4 (0.73%) Skype
Database & Business Intelligence
1 78 (14.31%) SQL Server
2 27 (4.95%) MySQL
3 21 (3.85%) Relational Database
4 19 (3.49%) Power BI
5 18 (3.30%) Data Warehouse
5 18 (3.30%) PostgreSQL
6 16 (2.94%) NoSQL
7 11 (2.02%) Big Data
7 11 (2.02%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 10 (1.83%) MongoDB
9 9 (1.65%) SQL Server Reporting Services
10 8 (1.47%) Amazon Redshift
11 6 (1.10%) OLAP
11 6 (1.10%) RDBMS
11 6 (1.10%) Snowflake Schema
11 6 (1.10%) SQL Server Analysis Services
12 5 (0.92%) Oracle Database
13 4 (0.73%) Electronic Patient Records
13 4 (0.73%) Oracle Reports
13 4 (0.73%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 58 (10.64%) Visual Studio
2 43 (7.89%) Git (software)
3 39 (7.16%) JIRA
4 32 (5.87%) Jenkins
5 18 (3.30%) Subversion
6 14 (2.57%) CMake
7 11 (2.02%) LabVIEW
7 11 (2.02%) Team Foundation Server
7 11 (2.02%) Xcode
8 10 (1.83%) Selenium
9 9 (1.65%) Maven
9 9 (1.65%) Visual Studio Team System
10 8 (1.47%) Artifactory
10 8 (1.47%) Buildbot
10 8 (1.47%) Clang
10 8 (1.47%) CruiseControl
10 8 (1.47%) GCC
11 7 (1.28%) Eclipse
12 6 (1.10%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
13 5 (0.92%) git-flow
General
1 40 (7.34%) Finance
2 39 (7.16%) Manufacturing
3 24 (4.40%) Electronics
4 23 (4.22%) Retail
5 22 (4.04%) Games
5 22 (4.04%) Telecoms
6 20 (3.67%) Pharmaceutical
7 16 (2.94%) Aerospace
7 16 (2.94%) Marketing
8 15 (2.75%) Law
9 13 (2.39%) Legal
10 12 (2.20%) Advertising
10 12 (2.20%) French Language
10 12 (2.20%) German Language
11 11 (2.02%) Italian Language
11 11 (2.02%) Spanish Language
12 8 (1.47%) Local Government
13 6 (1.10%) Automotive
14 5 (0.92%) Public Sector
15 3 (0.55%) Police
Job Titles
1 158 (28.99%) Developer
2 63 (11.56%) Software Engineer
3 46 (8.44%) C# Developer
4 41 (7.52%) Software Developer
5 35 (6.42%) Analyst
6 28 (5.14%) Junior
7 27 (4.95%) .NET Developer
7 27 (4.95%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
8 24 (4.40%) C# .NET Developer
9 21 (3.85%) Architect
9 21 (3.85%) Graduate
10 20 (3.67%) Senior Developer
11 19 (3.49%) C++ Developer
11 19 (3.49%) Junior Developer
11 19 (3.49%) Senior Software Engineer
12 17 (3.12%) SQL Developer
12 17 (3.12%) Test Engineer
13 15 (2.75%) PHP Developer
14 14 (2.57%) Software Manager
15 13 (2.39%) Business Intelligence Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 116 (21.28%) .NET
2 54 (9.91%) HTML
3 43 (7.89%) CSS
4 38 (6.97%) ASP.NET
5 33 (6.06%) AngularJS
6 25 (4.59%) XML
7 23 (4.22%) JSON
8 21 (3.85%) REST
9 20 (3.67%) WPF
10 19 (3.49%) .NET Framework
11 18 (3.30%) React
11 18 (3.30%) Web Services
12 16 (2.94%) OpenGL
13 15 (2.75%) Node.js
13 15 (2.75%) WinForms
14 14 (2.57%) .NET Core
14 14 (2.57%) Velocity
15 12 (2.20%) RESTful
16 11 (2.02%) J2EE
16 11 (2.02%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 70 (12.84%) Analytical Skills
2 37 (6.79%) Management Information System
3 33 (6.06%) Self-Motivation
4 28 (5.14%) Algorithms
5 23 (4.22%) User Experience
6 19 (3.49%) Data Centre
7 18 (3.30%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
8 15 (2.75%) Robotics
9 14 (2.57%) Embedded Systems
10 13 (2.39%) Public Cloud
10 13 (2.39%) Smartphone
11 11 (2.02%) Animation
11 11 (2.02%) Mobile App
11 11 (2.02%) Security Operations Centre
12 10 (1.83%) Blog
12 10 (1.83%) Driving Licence
12 10 (1.83%) Virtual Team
13 9 (1.65%) Photography
14 8 (1.47%) Data Structures
15 6 (1.10%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 101 (18.53%) Windows
2 80 (14.68%) Linux
3 32 (5.87%) Windows Server
4 26 (4.77%) Android
5 25 (4.59%) Apple iOS
6 14 (2.57%) Windows Server 2016
7 12 (2.20%) Mac OS X
8 10 (1.83%) Unix
9 9 (1.65%) Windows 10
9 9 (1.65%) Windows Server 2003
10 8 (1.47%) Windows Server 2008
11 5 (0.92%) Ubuntu
12 4 (0.73%) CentOS
13 3 (0.55%) Mac OS
13 3 (0.55%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
13 3 (0.55%) Windows 7
14 2 (0.37%) Robot Operating System
14 2 (0.37%) Windows Server 2012
14 2 (0.37%) Windows Server 2019
15 1 (0.18%) Debian
Processes & Methodologies
1 210 (38.53%) Computer Science
2 153 (28.07%) Agile Software Development
3 110 (20.18%) Software Engineering
4 108 (19.82%) Problem-Solving
5 77 (14.13%) Project Management
6 56 (10.28%) ITIL
7 50 (9.17%) SDLC
8 46 (8.44%) Mathematics
9 45 (8.26%) Scrum
9 45 (8.26%) Test Automation
10 44 (8.07%) Analytics
11 41 (7.52%) Validation
12 40 (7.34%) DevOps
12 40 (7.34%) OO
13 36 (6.61%) Continuous Improvement
14 35 (6.42%) Continuous Integration
14 35 (6.42%) Machine Learning
15 34 (6.24%) Cybersecurity
15 34 (6.24%) Multithreading
16 31 (5.69%) ERP
Programming Languages
1 149 (27.34%) SQL
2 148 (27.16%) C#
3 132 (24.22%) C++
4 95 (17.43%) Python
5 74 (13.58%) C
6 68 (12.48%) JavaScript
7 63 (11.56%) Java
8 30 (5.50%) PHP
9 23 (4.22%) T-SQL
10 21 (3.85%) PowerShell
11 20 (3.67%) Bash Shell
12 15 (2.75%) Perl
13 12 (2.20%) TypeScript
13 12 (2.20%) VB
14 11 (2.02%) MATLAB
15 10 (1.83%) Embedded C
15 10 (1.83%) Shell Script
16 9 (1.65%) Go
16 9 (1.65%) R
17 8 (1.47%) Lua
Qualifications
1 132 (24.22%) Computer Science Degree
2 23 (4.22%) Security Cleared
3 19 (3.49%) Cisco Certification
4 16 (2.94%) DV Cleared
5 15 (2.75%) CCIE
5 15 (2.75%) ISEB
5 15 (2.75%) SC Cleared
6 14 (2.57%) JNCIA
7 12 (2.20%) MCP
7 12 (2.20%) PMI Certification
7 12 (2.20%) PMP
8 10 (1.83%) ISTQB
8 10 (1.83%) SANS
9 9 (1.65%) HND
9 9 (1.65%) Master's Degree
10 8 (1.47%) CISSP
10 8 (1.47%) HNC
10 8 (1.47%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
11 7 (1.28%) MBCS
12 6 (1.10%) PhD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 16 (2.94%) SLA
2 15 (2.75%) QA
3 12 (2.20%) Data Quality
4 11 (2.02%) GxP
5 10 (1.83%) NIST
6 9 (1.65%) COBIT
7 8 (1.47%) GDPR
8 6 (1.10%) ISO 9001
9 5 (0.92%) AICPA
9 5 (0.92%) ISO/IEC 27001
10 3 (0.55%) GAMP
10 3 (0.55%) ISO 13485
10 3 (0.55%) PMO
11 1 (0.18%) Cyber Essentials
11 1 (0.18%) JTAG
System Software
1 38 (6.97%) Active Directory
2 25 (4.59%) Firmware
3 16 (2.94%) Docker
4 9 (1.65%) VMware Infrastructure
5 6 (1.10%) Hyper-V
6 5 (0.92%) Slurm Workload Manager
7 4 (0.73%) GPFS
7 4 (0.73%) Lustre
8 3 (0.55%) vSphere
9 2 (0.37%) KVM
10 1 (0.18%) Microsoft App-V
10 1 (0.18%) Virtual Servers
10 1 (0.18%) VMware NSX
10 1 (0.18%) Xen
Systems Management
1 17 (3.12%) SCCM
2 14 (2.57%) Ansible
3 7 (1.28%) Single Sign-On
4 6 (1.10%) Kubernetes
5 5 (0.92%) Puppet
6 4 (0.73%) QRadar
7 3 (0.55%) EnCase
8 2 (0.37%) BMC PATROL
8 2 (0.37%) HP ALM
8 2 (0.37%) MOM
8 2 (0.37%) Nagios
9 1 (0.18%) Docker Swarm
9 1 (0.18%) Opscode Chef
9 1 (0.18%) Oracle Identity Management
9 1 (0.18%) Oracle ZFS
9 1 (0.18%) Terraform
9 1 (0.18%) Tivoli
9 1 (0.18%) Tivoli Storage Manager
9 1 (0.18%) vRealize
Vendors
1 114 (20.92%) Microsoft
2 28 (5.14%) Oracle
3 17 (3.12%) Cisco
3 17 (3.12%) Juniper
4 16 (2.94%) Tableau
5 14 (2.57%) VMware
6 11 (2.02%) IBM
6 11 (2.02%) Snow
7 10 (1.83%) JD Edwards
8 6 (1.10%) Altera
8 6 (1.10%) HP
8 6 (1.10%) Informatica
8 6 (1.10%) Splunk
8 6 (1.10%) Talend
8 6 (1.10%) Xilinx
9 5 (0.92%) Canon
9 5 (0.92%) Google
9 5 (0.92%) LogRhythm
9 5 (0.92%) SAP
10 4 (0.73%) EMC