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 3 months to 30 May 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Academic Degree
England / East of England
3 months to
30 May 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 7 9 13
Rank change year-on-year +2 +4  
Permanent jobs citing Degree 1093 1055 1245
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the East of England 18.14% 15.56% 15.58%
As % of the Qualifications category 58.95% 54.30% 49.88%
Number of salaries quoted 814 895 1016
Median salary £40,000 £43,500 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -8.04% +2.35%  
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,600 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £60,000 £60,000
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

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 academic qualifications and professional certifications cited in permanent job vacancies advertised in the East of England.

Academic & Professional Certification
East of England
Permanent job vacancies requiring academic qualifications or professional certifications 1854 1943 2496
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the East of England 30.78% 28.65% 31.23%
Number of salaries quoted 1399 1614 2008
Median salary £42,500 £44,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -3.40% +3.52%  
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £26,250
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £60,000 £60,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £42,500

Degree
Job Vacancy Trend in the East of England

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in the East of England citing Degree as a proportion of all permanent or contract IT jobs with a match in the Qualifications category.

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 3 months to 30 May 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 3 months to 30 May 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Cambridgeshire 0 450 £42,500 - 131
Hertfordshire -1 302 £42,500 -5.55% 46
Essex +12 185 £35,354 -29.29% 16
Suffolk -1 77 £45,000 +49.37% 6
Bedfordshire +13 64 £30,000 -40.00% 7
Norfolk -8 15 £32,500 -18.75% 5
Degree
England

For the 6 months to 30 May 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.

1 882 (42.26%) Computer Science
2 562 (26.93%) Software Engineering
3 547 (26.21%) Agile Software Development
4 538 (25.78%) Computer Science Degree
5 520 (24.92%) Java
6 506 (24.25%) Mathematics
7 501 (24.01%) JavaScript
8 449 (21.51%) Python
9 439 (21.03%) SQL
10 415 (19.89%) C#
11 405 (19.41%) C++
12 371 (17.78%) HTML
13 335 (16.05%) .NET
13 335 (16.05%) Linux
14 322 (15.43%) CSS
15 309 (14.81%) Windows
16 302 (14.47%) Microsoft
17 262 (12.55%) SQL Server
18 258 (12.36%) C
19 237 (11.36%) OO
20 227 (10.88%) Oracle
21 223 (10.69%) Telecoms
22 218 (10.45%) Finance
23 211 (10.11%) Test Automation
24 207 (9.92%) Analytical Skills
25 202 (9.68%) ASP.NET
25 202 (9.68%) Web Development
26 194 (9.30%) Physics
27 191 (9.15%) jQuery
28 189 (9.06%) MVC

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 74 (3.55%) JBoss
2 61 (2.92%) SharePoint
3 44 (2.11%) WebSphere
4 42 (2.01%) WebLogic
5 40 (1.92%) Tomcat
6 39 (1.87%) Oracle SOA Suite
7 34 (1.63%) GlassFish
8 33 (1.58%) Apache Spark
9 29 (1.39%) Apache
9 29 (1.39%) OpenStack
10 28 (1.34%) Oracle Service Bus
11 25 (1.20%) SAS
12 24 (1.15%) IIS
13 20 (0.96%) Elasticsearch
14 18 (0.86%) Skype for Business
15 17 (0.81%) CMS
15 17 (0.81%) Confluence
15 17 (0.81%) MS Exchange
16 16 (0.77%) nginx
17 15 (0.72%) Apache Pig
Applications
1 84 (4.02%) Microsoft Excel
2 70 (3.35%) Microsoft Office
3 52 (2.49%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 29 (1.39%) Photoshop
5 23 (1.10%) MS Visio
6 16 (0.77%) Adobe After Effects
6 16 (0.77%) SPSS
7 14 (0.67%) Adobe Creative Suite
8 12 (0.57%) Adobe Illustrator
9 11 (0.53%) Microsoft Project
10 10 (0.48%) Camtasia
10 10 (0.48%) Final Cut Pro
10 10 (0.48%) InVision
10 10 (0.48%) Snagit
11 7 (0.34%) Zemax
12 6 (0.29%) Simulink
13 5 (0.24%) OrCAD
14 3 (0.14%) Adobe Premiere
14 3 (0.14%) Inkscape
15 2 (0.096%) Pro/ENGINEER
Business Applications
1 11 (0.53%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 9 (0.43%) Dynamics CRM
3 8 (0.38%) Dynamics NAV
3 8 (0.38%) Magento
4 6 (0.29%) Dynamics AX
5 4 (0.19%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
5 4 (0.19%) SAP SD
6 3 (0.14%) Oracle EBS
7 2 (0.096%) HFM
8 1 (0.048%) CA PPM
8 1 (0.048%) JDE OneWorld
8 1 (0.048%) Oracle Applications
8 1 (0.048%) Oracle Payables
8 1 (0.048%) PeopleSoft HCM
Cloud Services
1 151 (7.24%) Amazon AWS
2 60 (2.87%) Office 365
3 49 (2.35%) Microsoft Azure
4 23 (1.10%) Amazon EC2
5 22 (1.05%) SaaS
6 21 (1.01%) GitHub
7 17 (0.81%) PaaS
8 12 (0.57%) IaaS
9 10 (0.48%) Adobe Creative Cloud
9 10 (0.48%) AWS Lambda
10 9 (0.43%) AWS CloudFormation
11 5 (0.24%) Amazon CloudWatch
11 5 (0.24%) Amazon Glacier
11 5 (0.24%) Amazon S3
11 5 (0.24%) Amazon SQS
11 5 (0.24%) AWS CloudTrail
11 5 (0.24%) Cloud Computing
11 5 (0.24%) Google Cloud Platform
11 5 (0.24%) Virtual Private Cloud
12 3 (0.14%) AdWords
Communications & Networking
1 163 (7.81%) Wireless
2 95 (4.55%) Firewall
3 76 (3.64%) Internet
4 68 (3.26%) Wi-Fi
5 63 (3.02%) Bluetooth
6 45 (2.16%) LAN
6 45 (2.16%) WAN
7 42 (2.01%) TCP/IP
8 39 (1.87%) DNS
9 31 (1.49%) DHCP
10 29 (1.39%) HTTP
10 29 (1.39%) VPN
11 21 (1.01%) LDAP
11 21 (1.01%) VoIP
12 19 (0.91%) LTE
12 19 (0.91%) VLAN
13 18 (0.86%) DVB
13 18 (0.86%) SAN
14 15 (0.72%) MPLS
15 13 (0.62%) Frame Relay
Database & Business Intelligence
1 262 (12.55%) SQL Server
2 119 (5.70%) MySQL
3 106 (5.08%) Relational Database
4 104 (4.98%) NoSQL
5 65 (3.11%) Big Data
6 63 (3.02%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 52 (2.49%) MongoDB
8 46 (2.20%) RDBMS
9 45 (2.16%) Oracle Database
10 42 (2.01%) SQL Server Integration Services
11 38 (1.82%) Hadoop
12 28 (1.34%) BusinessObjects
12 28 (1.34%) Data Mining
13 26 (1.25%) CouchDB
13 26 (1.25%) QlikView
14 25 (1.20%) GIS
15 23 (1.10%) Data Warehouse
15 23 (1.10%) PostgreSQL
16 15 (0.72%) Amazon RDS
17 12 (0.57%) Oracle Database 12c
Development Applications
1 147 (7.04%) Git (software)
2 103 (4.94%) Visual Studio
3 73 (3.50%) Subversion
4 72 (3.45%) Selenium
5 68 (3.26%) JIRA
6 64 (3.07%) Maven
7 61 (2.92%) LabVIEW
8 58 (2.78%) NUnit
9 53 (2.54%) Jenkins
10 52 (2.49%) Gradle
11 46 (2.20%) Ant
12 35 (1.68%) TeamCity
12 35 (1.68%) VSS/SourceSafe
13 29 (1.39%) Jasmine
14 28 (1.34%) MSTest
15 23 (1.10%) Grunt
15 23 (1.10%) Team Foundation Server
16 20 (0.96%) Eclipse
17 15 (0.72%) Bugzilla
17 15 (0.72%) JUnit
General
1 223 (10.69%) Telecoms
2 218 (10.45%) Finance
3 127 (6.09%) Electronics
4 69 (3.31%) Retail
5 62 (2.97%) Pharmaceutical
6 58 (2.78%) Advertising
7 49 (2.35%) Marketing
8 46 (2.20%) Manufacturing
9 31 (1.49%) Games
10 27 (1.29%) Aerospace
11 25 (1.20%) Automotive
12 21 (1.01%) French Language
12 21 (1.01%) Law
13 20 (0.96%) Banking
14 19 (0.91%) Legal
15 18 (0.86%) Publishing
16 13 (0.62%) Billing
16 13 (0.62%) Multimedia
17 12 (0.57%) Back Office
17 12 (0.57%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 803 (38.48%) Developer
2 304 (14.57%) Software Engineer
3 242 (11.60%) Java Developer
4 205 (9.82%) Graduate
5 182 (8.72%) Software Developer
6 168 (8.05%) Analyst
7 147 (7.04%) Senior Developer
8 123 (5.89%) Embedded Engineer
9 116 (5.56%) C# Developer
10 113 (5.41%) .NET Developer
10 113 (5.41%) Consultant
11 110 (5.27%) C++ Software Engineer
12 109 (5.22%) Graduate Developer
13 90 (4.31%) JavaScript Developer
14 85 (4.07%) Junior
15 81 (3.88%) Test Engineer
16 80 (3.83%) Web Developer
17 79 (3.79%) C# .NET Developer
18 72 (3.45%) Project Manager
19 71 (3.40%) Java Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 371 (17.78%) HTML
2 335 (16.05%) .NET
3 322 (15.43%) CSS
4 202 (9.68%) ASP.NET
5 191 (9.15%) jQuery
6 184 (8.82%) HTML5
7 164 (7.86%) AngularJS
8 140 (6.71%) Node.js
9 132 (6.32%) CSS3
9 132 (6.32%) Spring
10 118 (5.65%) Web Services
11 80 (3.83%) Ajax
11 80 (3.83%) Hibernate
12 79 (3.79%) Java EE
13 76 (3.64%) XML
14 75 (3.59%) ASP.NET MVC
15 71 (3.40%) J2EE
16 67 (3.21%) ASP.NET Web API
17 49 (2.35%) JSON
18 48 (2.30%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 882 (42.26%) Computer Science
2 207 (9.92%) Analytical Skills
3 132 (6.32%) Algorithms
4 93 (4.46%) User Experience
5 78 (3.74%) Mobile App
6 55 (2.64%) Internet of Things
7 49 (2.35%) Enterprise Software
7 49 (2.35%) Management Information System
8 48 (2.30%) Embedded Systems
9 41 (1.96%) Data Centre
10 28 (1.34%) Smartphone
11 27 (1.29%) Virtual Team
12 26 (1.25%) Life Science
13 25 (1.20%) Grid Computing
14 22 (1.05%) Augmented Reality
14 22 (1.05%) Fintech
14 22 (1.05%) iPad
15 20 (0.96%) Data Structures
15 20 (0.96%) Greenfield Project
16 19 (0.91%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
Operating Systems
1 335 (16.05%) Linux
2 309 (14.81%) Windows
3 90 (4.31%) Android
4 71 (3.40%) Unix
5 67 (3.21%) Windows Server
6 66 (3.16%) Apple iOS
7 32 (1.53%) Windows Server 2012
8 26 (1.25%) Windows Server 2003
9 22 (1.05%) Windows 10
9 22 (1.05%) Windows Server 2008
10 17 (0.81%) Windows 7
11 15 (0.72%) VMS
12 14 (0.67%) Embedded Linux
13 12 (0.57%) Windows 8
14 6 (0.29%) Debian
14 6 (0.29%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
15 5 (0.24%) Windows Phone
16 4 (0.19%) CentOS
16 4 (0.19%) Windows Embedded Compact
17 3 (0.14%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 562 (26.93%) Software Engineering
2 547 (26.21%) Agile Software Development
3 506 (24.25%) Mathematics
4 237 (11.36%) OO
5 211 (10.11%) Test Automation
6 202 (9.68%) Web Development
7 194 (9.30%) Physics
8 189 (9.06%) MVC
9 179 (8.58%) Project Management
10 164 (7.86%) SDLC
11 138 (6.61%) ITIL
12 123 (5.89%) Scrum
13 105 (5.03%) Mentoring
14 100 (4.79%) Continuous Integration
15 90 (4.31%) Business Intelligence
15 90 (4.31%) Visualisation
16 86 (4.12%) DevOps
17 84 (4.02%) E-Commerce
18 80 (3.83%) Machine Learning
19 78 (3.74%) Signal Processing
Programming Languages
1 520 (24.92%) Java
2 501 (24.01%) JavaScript
3 449 (21.51%) Python
4 439 (21.03%) SQL
5 415 (19.89%) C#
6 405 (19.41%) C++
7 258 (12.36%) C
8 160 (7.67%) Perl
9 89 (4.26%) PHP
10 79 (3.79%) MATLAB
11 68 (3.26%) PL/SQL
12 61 (2.92%) T-SQL
13 47 (2.25%) Ruby
14 43 (2.06%) PowerShell
15 40 (1.92%) Shell Script
16 35 (1.68%) TypeScript
17 34 (1.63%) Embedded C
18 29 (1.39%) Bash Shell
19 26 (1.25%) Assembly Language
19 26 (1.25%) Tcl
Qualifications
1 538 (25.78%) Computer Science Degree
2 143 (6.85%) PhD
3 106 (5.08%) Numerate Degree
4 61 (2.92%) Microsoft Certification
5 46 (2.20%) ISEB
6 33 (1.58%) Security Cleared
7 31 (1.49%) Master's Degree
8 28 (1.34%) PMI Certification
9 25 (1.20%) PMP
10 24 (1.15%) ITIL Certification
11 21 (1.01%) Postgraduate
12 20 (0.96%) Cisco Certification
12 20 (0.96%) MCP
13 19 (0.91%) ISTQB
14 17 (0.81%) CBAP
14 17 (0.81%) SC Cleared
15 16 (0.77%) MCSA
16 13 (0.62%) IIBA
17 11 (0.53%) CCNA
17 11 (0.53%) CCNP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 95 (4.55%) QA
2 28 (1.34%) SLA
3 20 (0.96%) PMO
4 13 (0.62%) HL7
5 10 (0.48%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 9 (0.43%) Data Quality
7 7 (0.34%) ISO 9001
8 6 (0.29%) GxP
9 2 (0.096%) GDPR
9 2 (0.096%) IEC 61508
10 1 (0.048%) Cyber Essentials
10 1 (0.048%) GMP
10 1 (0.048%) ISAE 3402
10 1 (0.048%) MISRA
10 1 (0.048%) PCI DSS
10 1 (0.048%) WAI
10 1 (0.048%) WCAG
System Software
1 69 (3.31%) Firmware
2 57 (2.73%) VMware Infrastructure
3 49 (2.35%) Active Directory
4 29 (1.39%) Docker
5 17 (0.81%) KVM
5 17 (0.81%) Virtual Machines
6 16 (0.77%) LXC
7 9 (0.43%) Hyper-V
8 7 (0.34%) Terminal Server
9 5 (0.24%) Terminal Services
9 5 (0.24%) VMware ESXi
9 5 (0.24%) XenApp
9 5 (0.24%) XenDesktop
10 4 (0.19%) Oracle RAC
11 3 (0.14%) Xen
12 2 (0.096%) iptables
12 2 (0.096%) QEMU
12 2 (0.096%) vSphere
13 1 (0.048%) HDFS
13 1 (0.048%) Slurm Workload Manager
Systems Management
1 40 (1.92%) Puppet
2 28 (1.34%) Opscode Chef
3 13 (0.62%) SCCM
4 11 (0.53%) Packer
5 10 (0.48%) Ansible
5 10 (0.48%) HP Quality Center
6 8 (0.38%) SCVMM
7 6 (0.29%) Cisco CUCM
8 5 (0.24%) AirWatch
8 5 (0.24%) Cisco UCCX
9 4 (0.19%) Microsoft Intune
9 4 (0.19%) Salt
10 3 (0.14%) Grafana
10 3 (0.14%) Graphite
10 3 (0.14%) Terraform
11 2 (0.096%) HockeyApp
11 2 (0.096%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
11 2 (0.096%) Tivoli Storage Manager
11 2 (0.096%) vCenter Server
12 1 (0.048%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 302 (14.47%) Microsoft
2 227 (10.88%) Oracle
3 72 (3.45%) VMware
4 56 (2.68%) Cisco
5 43 (2.06%) Citrix
6 37 (1.77%) SAP
7 34 (1.63%) Xamarin
8 33 (1.58%) Adobe
9 28 (1.34%) CheckPoint
10 25 (1.20%) Salesforce.com
11 24 (1.15%) Tableau
12 22 (1.05%) Juniper
12 22 (1.05%) Sitecore
13 17 (0.81%) Google
14 15 (0.72%) Brocade
15 14 (0.67%) Perforce
16 13 (0.62%) IBM
16 13 (0.62%) Riverbed
17 12 (0.57%) Apple
17 12 (0.57%) Red Hat
Huntingdon, Cambridgeshire
Understanding Recruitment
Salary: £21500 - £24000 per annum + be - shares, pens, health+
Posted: 16 hours ago
Chelmsford, Essex
Understanding Recruitment
Salary: £35000 - £55000 per annum + bens, flexi time, pension
Posted: Yesterday
Luton, Bedfordshire
Understanding Recruitment
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + bens - shares, pens, health+
Posted: 16 hours ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Understanding Recruitment
Salary: £30000.00 - £45000.00 per annum + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Imperative People
Salary: £33000.00 per annum + Bens
Posted: 21 hours ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Total Recruitment Specialists Limited / TRG / Total recruitment group
Salary: £50000 - £60000 Per Annum + benfits
Posted: 2 hours ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Total Recruitment Specialists Limited / TRG / Total recruitment group
Salary: £50000 - £65000 Per Annum + benfits
Posted: 2 hours ago
Luton, Bedfordshire
Actis Recruitment.
Salary: From £21,000 to £22,000 per annum benefits inc pension & share ownersh
Posted: 3 days ago
St. Albans, Hertfordshire
Dawson & Walsh
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Borehamwood, Hertfordshire
IT Connections
Salary: £30,000 to £45,000 + 20% Bonus
Posted: 3 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Computer People
Salary: Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Bedford, Bedfordshire
IT Connections
Salary: £40000 to £50000
Posted: 3 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
ECM Selection
Salary: to £50k (DoE) + top benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Saffron Walden, Essex
ENTERPRISE RECRUITMENT LTD
Salary: £40000 - £55000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Client Server
Salary: £55k to £70k + benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
ECM Selection
Salary: to £50k (DoE) + top benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Peterborough, Cambridgeshire
Informatiq Consulting
Posted: 2 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Oho Group Ltd.
Salary: £35000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Cambridgeshire
Oscar
Salary: £35000 - £50000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Revolution Technology
Salary: From £35,000 to £50,000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Peterborough, Cambridgeshire
Informatiq Consulting
Posted: 3 days ago
Norwich, Norfolk
Oscar
Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Oscar
Salary: £60 - £450000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £65000 per annum + Plus Bonus and Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Peterborough, Cambridgeshire
Informatiq Consulting
Posted: 3 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Edgar Cowen
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Bedford, Bedfordshire
Oscar
Salary: £25000 - £32000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Hatfield, Hertfordshire
Understanding Recruitment
Salary: £40000.00 - £50000.00 per annum + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Edgar Cowen
Salary: £48000 - £58000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Computer People
Salary: Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago