Period
to 6 December 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 6 December 2019 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Academic Degree
England > East of England
6 months to
6 Dec 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 9 10 5
Rank change year-on-year +1 -5 +4
Permanent jobs citing Degree 904 1,373 2,122
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the East of England 13.51% 13.60% 17.45%
As % of the Qualifications category 49.92% 47.67% 56.66%
Number of salaries quoted 581 1,050 1,680
East of England median annual salary £45,591 £42,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +7.27% -5.56% +5.88%
10th Percentile £27,500 £25,000 £26,250
90th Percentile £67,500 £68,750 £63,750
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 1,811 2,880 3,745
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the East of England 27.06% 28.52% 30.79%
Number of salaries quoted 1,254 2,001 2,956
East of England median annual salary £45,795 £45,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +1.77% - +4.65%
10th Percentile £26,650 £25,750 £26,250
90th Percentile £73,000 £72,500 £65,000
England median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year - +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 6 December 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 6 December 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 +5 421 £49,000 +8.89% 208
Hertfordshire -11 210 £52,000 +22.35% 110
Essex +3 157 £42,500 +6.25% 59
Suffolk -1 53 £51,250 +13.89% 11
Bedfordshire -12 34 £44,250 +26.43% 21
Norfolk 0 29 £45,357 +20.95% 14
Degree
England

For the 6 months to 6 December 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.

1 393 (43.47%) Computer Science
2 244 (26.99%) Agile Software Development
3 236 (26.11%) Computer Science Degree
4 210 (23.23%) SQL
5 208 (23.01%) Software Engineering
6 207 (22.90%) Python
7 172 (19.03%) C
7 172 (19.03%) Problem-Solving
8 165 (18.25%) C++
9 159 (17.59%) Linux
10 158 (17.48%) C#
11 148 (16.37%) Windows
12 142 (15.71%) .NET
13 133 (14.71%) Java
14 127 (14.05%) JavaScript
15 124 (13.72%) Analytical Skills
16 118 (13.05%) Microsoft
17 114 (12.61%) Self-Motivation
18 112 (12.39%) Finance
19 106 (11.73%) Mathematics
20 101 (11.17%) Project Management
21 100 (11.06%) Scrum
22 96 (10.62%) Test Automation
23 95 (10.51%) Git (software)
24 90 (9.96%) SQL Server
25 89 (9.85%) AWS
26 87 (9.62%) Azure
27 78 (8.63%) Web Development
28 74 (8.19%) Electronics
29 72 (7.96%) HTML

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 (2.99%) CMS
2 19 (2.10%) SharePoint
3 12 (1.33%) Apache Spark
4 11 (1.22%) Confluence
4 11 (1.22%) Oracle Workflow
5 10 (1.11%) nginx
6 8 (0.88%) Apache
7 7 (0.77%) Elasticsearch
7 7 (0.77%) OpenStack
8 6 (0.66%) Apache Solr
9 5 (0.55%) Sitecore CMS
10 4 (0.44%) MS Exchange
10 4 (0.44%) Skype for Business
10 4 (0.44%) Tomcat
11 2 (0.22%) IIS
11 2 (0.22%) JBoss
11 2 (0.22%) Jupyter
11 2 (0.22%) SAS
11 2 (0.22%) SharePoint 2013
11 2 (0.22%) WebSphere
Applications
1 42 (4.65%) Microsoft Excel
2 33 (3.65%) Microsoft Office
3 11 (1.22%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 6 (0.66%) MS Visio
4 6 (0.66%) Photoshop
5 4 (0.44%) OrCAD
6 3 (0.33%) Microsoft Project
7 2 (0.22%) InfoPath
7 2 (0.22%) Simulink
8 1 (0.11%) AutoCAD
8 1 (0.11%) InDesign
8 1 (0.11%) SOLIDWORKS
8 1 (0.11%) Stateflow
Business Applications
1 7 (0.77%) Dynamics CRM
2 4 (0.44%) Sage X3
2 4 (0.44%) SAP BPC
3 3 (0.33%) Magento
3 3 (0.33%) NetSuite
4 2 (0.22%) Oracle Applications
4 2 (0.22%) Relativity
4 2 (0.22%) Unit4 Business World
5 1 (0.11%) Maximo
5 1 (0.11%) Odoo
5 1 (0.11%) Oracle EBS R12
5 1 (0.11%) RESILIA
5 1 (0.11%) SAP CO
5 1 (0.11%) SAP FI
5 1 (0.11%) SAP FI/CO
5 1 (0.11%) SAP FSCM
5 1 (0.11%) Workfront
Cloud Services
1 89 (9.85%) AWS
2 87 (9.62%) Azure
3 33 (3.65%) Power Platform
4 24 (2.65%) Office 365
5 17 (1.88%) SaaS
6 16 (1.77%) GCP
7 10 (1.11%) Cloud Computing
8 9 (1.00%) GitHub
9 8 (0.88%) Dynamics 365
10 7 (0.77%) Google Analytics
10 7 (0.77%) Virtual Private Cloud
11 6 (0.66%) OpenShift
11 6 (0.66%) Siri
12 5 (0.55%) AWS CloudFormation
12 5 (0.55%) Google App Engine
12 5 (0.55%) Serverless
13 4 (0.44%) Amazon EC2
13 4 (0.44%) Dialogflow
14 3 (0.33%) AWS Fargate
14 3 (0.33%) AWS Lambda
Communications & Networking
1 42 (4.65%) Firewall
2 39 (4.31%) VPN
3 37 (4.09%) TCP/IP
4 26 (2.88%) Internet
5 19 (2.10%) BGP
5 19 (2.10%) LAN
5 19 (2.10%) Wireless
6 16 (1.77%) WAN
7 15 (1.66%) SNMP
7 15 (1.66%) Wi-Fi
8 13 (1.44%) DNS
9 12 (1.33%) 4G
9 12 (1.33%) OSPF
10 11 (1.22%) 2G
10 11 (1.22%) 3G
10 11 (1.22%) 5G
11 9 (1.00%) 2.5G
11 9 (1.00%) MPLS
12 8 (0.88%) DWDM
13 7 (0.77%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 90 (9.96%) SQL Server
2 66 (7.30%) MySQL
3 56 (6.19%) Relational Database
4 33 (3.65%) Power BI
5 27 (2.99%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 23 (2.54%) RDBMS
7 22 (2.43%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 15 (1.66%) Big Data
8 15 (1.66%) BusinessObjects
8 15 (1.66%) Data Warehouse
9 14 (1.55%) PostgreSQL
10 11 (1.22%) NoSQL
11 8 (0.88%) ObjectStore
11 8 (0.88%) SQL Server Analysis Services
12 7 (0.77%) SQL Server 2016
13 6 (0.66%) Electronic Patient Records
13 6 (0.66%) Text Mining
14 5 (0.55%) MongoDB
14 5 (0.55%) Oracle Database
15 4 (0.44%) BigQuery
Development Applications
1 95 (10.51%) Git (software)
2 67 (7.41%) JIRA
3 48 (5.31%) Visual Studio
4 42 (4.65%) Jenkins
5 21 (2.32%) Selenium
6 19 (2.10%) Maven
7 16 (1.77%) Eclipse
7 16 (1.77%) Gradle
8 15 (1.66%) NUnit
9 13 (1.44%) Subversion
10 11 (1.22%) Ant
11 9 (1.00%) Cucumber
11 9 (1.00%) Hudson
11 9 (1.00%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
12 8 (0.88%) Bitbucket
12 8 (0.88%) git-flow
13 7 (0.77%) Postman
13 7 (0.77%) SoapUI
13 7 (0.77%) Team Foundation Server
13 7 (0.77%) TestCafe
General
1 112 (12.39%) Finance
2 74 (8.19%) Electronics
3 61 (6.75%) Marketing
4 52 (5.75%) Retail
5 49 (5.42%) Automotive
6 46 (5.09%) Manufacturing
7 33 (3.65%) Games
8 32 (3.54%) Telecoms
9 23 (2.54%) Military
10 21 (2.32%) Public Sector
11 19 (2.10%) Legal
12 18 (1.99%) Advertising
13 17 (1.88%) Law
14 14 (1.55%) Aerospace
15 11 (1.22%) French Language
16 9 (1.00%) Pharmaceutical
17 8 (0.88%) German Language
18 7 (0.77%) Local Government
19 5 (0.55%) Billing
19 5 (0.55%) Italian Language
Job Titles
1 253 (27.99%) Developer
2 106 (11.73%) Software Engineer
3 71 (7.85%) Software Developer
4 66 (7.30%) Analyst
5 54 (5.97%) Graduate
6 42 (4.65%) Project Manager
7 36 (3.98%) Graduate Developer
8 34 (3.76%) Consultant
8 34 (3.76%) Junior
9 32 (3.54%) Data Scientist
10 31 (3.43%) C# Developer
11 30 (3.32%) Junior Developer
12 29 (3.21%) Senior Developer
12 29 (3.21%) Test Engineer
13 28 (3.10%) Architect
13 28 (3.10%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
13 28 (3.10%) Network Engineer
14 27 (2.99%) Web Developer
15 24 (2.65%) Senior Software Engineer
16 22 (2.43%) SQL Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 142 (15.71%) .NET
2 72 (7.96%) HTML
3 59 (6.53%) CSS
4 57 (6.31%) React
5 47 (5.20%) Web Services
6 46 (5.09%) AngularJS
7 39 (4.31%) ASP.NET
8 26 (2.88%) XML
9 23 (2.54%) HTML5
9 23 (2.54%) Node.js
10 22 (2.43%) Velocity
11 21 (2.32%) LAMP
11 21 (2.32%) OpenGL
12 20 (2.21%) REST
12 20 (2.21%) Spring
13 19 (2.10%) .NET Framework
13 19 (2.10%) Java EE
13 19 (2.10%) WPF
14 18 (1.99%) J2EE
14 18 (1.99%) Vue.js
Miscellaneous
1 124 (13.72%) Analytical Skills
2 114 (12.61%) Self-Motivation
3 72 (7.96%) User Experience
4 64 (7.08%) Management Information System
5 46 (5.09%) Smartphone
6 33 (3.65%) Virtual Team
7 26 (2.88%) Algorithms
8 25 (2.77%) Driving Licence
9 20 (2.21%) Device Driver
10 19 (2.10%) Mobile App
10 19 (2.10%) Replication
11 18 (1.99%) Data Centre
12 17 (1.88%) Data Structures
13 16 (1.77%) Embedded Systems
13 16 (1.77%) Life Science
14 15 (1.66%) Client/Server
14 15 (1.66%) Robotics
15 13 (1.44%) Verilog
15 13 (1.44%) VHDL
16 12 (1.33%) Digital Media
Operating Systems
1 159 (17.59%) Linux
2 148 (16.37%) Windows
3 44 (4.87%) Android
4 36 (3.98%) Unix
5 18 (1.99%) Apple iOS
6 16 (1.77%) Windows 10
7 15 (1.66%) Windows 7
8 14 (1.55%) Mac OS
8 14 (1.55%) Windows Server
9 9 (1.00%) AIX
10 8 (0.88%) Embedded Linux
10 8 (0.88%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 8 (0.88%) Ubuntu
11 4 (0.44%) Windows XP
12 2 (0.22%) Debian
12 2 (0.22%) Windows Server 2008
13 1 (0.11%) CentOS
13 1 (0.11%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 393 (43.47%) Computer Science
2 244 (26.99%) Agile Software Development
3 208 (23.01%) Software Engineering
4 172 (19.03%) Problem-Solving
5 106 (11.73%) Mathematics
6 101 (11.17%) Project Management
7 100 (11.06%) Scrum
8 96 (10.62%) Test Automation
9 78 (8.63%) Web Development
10 72 (7.96%) Cybersecurity
11 69 (7.63%) SDLC
12 65 (7.19%) E-Commerce
13 58 (6.42%) ITIL
14 56 (6.19%) Physics
15 55 (6.08%) OO
16 53 (5.86%) Continuous Integration
17 52 (5.75%) Continuous Improvement
17 52 (5.75%) Project Delivery
18 51 (5.64%) ERP
19 50 (5.53%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 210 (23.23%) SQL
2 207 (22.90%) Python
3 172 (19.03%) C
4 165 (18.25%) C++
5 158 (17.48%) C#
6 133 (14.71%) Java
7 127 (14.05%) JavaScript
8 59 (6.53%) PHP
9 29 (3.21%) Perl
10 27 (2.99%) TypeScript
11 24 (2.65%) PowerShell
12 23 (2.54%) R
12 23 (2.54%) T-SQL
13 19 (2.10%) Assembly Language
13 19 (2.10%) Bash Shell
13 19 (2.10%) Embedded C
14 18 (1.99%) VB.NET
15 13 (1.44%) MATLAB
16 12 (1.33%) PL/SQL
17 11 (1.22%) Embedded C++
Qualifications
1 236 (26.11%) Computer Science Degree
2 43 (4.76%) Cisco Certification
3 30 (3.32%) Numerate Degree
4 29 (3.21%) CCNP
5 28 (3.10%) CISSP
6 27 (2.99%) PhD
7 26 (2.88%) CCNA
8 22 (2.43%) Master's Degree
9 19 (2.10%) Microsoft Certification
10 18 (1.99%) CISM
10 18 (1.99%) Postgraduate
11 16 (1.77%) Security Cleared
12 15 (1.66%) ISTQB
13 14 (1.55%) ISEB
14 13 (1.44%) GIAC
15 12 (1.33%) MCSE
16 10 (1.11%) CEH
16 10 (1.11%) HND
17 9 (1.00%) CompTIA Security+
17 9 (1.00%) MBCS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 23 (2.54%) GDPR
2 21 (2.32%) PMO
3 19 (2.10%) QA
4 16 (1.77%) Data Quality
5 14 (1.55%) SLA
6 9 (1.00%) Cyber Essentials
6 9 (1.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
7 6 (0.66%) IEC 61508
7 6 (0.66%) ISO 26262
8 4 (0.44%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
8 4 (0.44%) NIST
8 4 (0.44%) PCI DSS
9 3 (0.33%) JTAG
10 2 (0.22%) COBIT
10 2 (0.22%) WAI
11 1 (0.11%) Actionable Recommendations
11 1 (0.11%) HIPAA
11 1 (0.11%) ISO 9001
11 1 (0.11%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
11 1 (0.11%) NCSC
System Software
1 39 (4.31%) Active Directory
2 31 (3.43%) Docker
3 30 (3.32%) Firmware
4 17 (1.88%) VMware Infrastructure
5 4 (0.44%) Hyper-V
6 2 (0.22%) Virtual Desktop
6 2 (0.22%) VMware NSX
7 1 (0.11%) Shibboleth
7 1 (0.11%) Virtual Servers
Systems Management
1 26 (2.88%) Kubernetes
2 14 (1.55%) Ansible
3 9 (1.00%) SCCM
4 8 (0.88%) Puppet
5 7 (0.77%) BMC PATROL
5 7 (0.77%) Terraform
6 6 (0.66%) Oozie
7 3 (0.33%) Opscode Chef
7 3 (0.33%) Tivoli Storage Manager
8 2 (0.22%) Docker Swarm
8 2 (0.22%) EnCase
8 2 (0.22%) Kibana
8 2 (0.22%) logstash
8 2 (0.22%) Microsoft Intune
8 2 (0.22%) Nagios
8 2 (0.22%) Single Sign-On
8 2 (0.22%) WSUS
9 1 (0.11%) AirWatch
9 1 (0.11%) FortiGate
9 1 (0.11%) NSN NetAct
Vendors
1 118 (13.05%) Microsoft
2 55 (6.08%) Oracle
3 42 (4.65%) Cisco
4 27 (2.99%) VMware
5 23 (2.54%) Google
6 22 (2.43%) Juniper
7 16 (1.77%) SAP
8 14 (1.55%) Tableau
9 11 (1.22%) IFS
10 10 (1.11%) EMC
10 10 (1.11%) Palo Alto
11 9 (1.00%) HP
11 9 (1.00%) NEC
11 9 (1.00%) Red Hat
11 9 (1.00%) RedGate
12 8 (0.88%) 3PAR
12 8 (0.88%) IBM
12 8 (0.88%) Isilon
13 7 (0.77%) Apple
13 7 (0.77%) Dell