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 28 March 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Degree
England / East of England
3 months to
28 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 8 8 12
Rank change year-on-year 0 +4  
Permanent jobs citing Degree 1001 1152 1199
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the East of England 16.22% 15.49% 15.77%
As % of the Qualifications category 56.81% 52.22% 51.99%
Number of salaries quoted 747 894 958
Median salary £42,500 £42,500 £42,500
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £27,392 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £62,500 £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 1762 2206 2306
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the East of England 28.56% 29.67% 30.32%
Number of salaries quoted 1299 1731 1821
Median salary £43,000 £42,500 £43,900
Median salary % change year-on-year +1.17% -3.18%  
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £62,500 £67,000
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 28 March 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 28 March 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 +1 447 £45,000 +8.43% 110
Hertfordshire -10 246 £41,250 -8.33% 37
Essex +11 206 £47,500 - 16
Bedfordshire +7 59 £30,000 -31.81% 6
Suffolk +5 39 £47,500 +72.72% 5
Norfolk -3 18 £32,500 +8.33% 5
Degree
England

Degree
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in the East of England

For the 6 months to 28 March 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.

1 853 (42.08%) Computer Science
2 533 (26.30%) Java
2 533 (26.30%) Agile Software Development
3 502 (24.77%) Software Engineering
4 469 (23.14%) Mathematics
4 469 (23.14%) JavaScript
5 451 (22.25%) SQL
6 418 (20.62%) C#
7 387 (19.09%) C++
8 377 (18.60%) Python
9 376 (18.55%) .NET
10 372 (18.35%) HTML
11 355 (17.51%) Linux
12 331 (16.33%) CSS
13 298 (14.70%) Windows
14 242 (11.94%) Microsoft
14 242 (11.94%) ASP.NET
15 232 (11.45%) Finance
16 230 (11.35%) C
17 226 (11.15%) SQL Server
18 221 (10.90%) OO
19 219 (10.80%) Oracle
20 207 (10.21%) MVC
21 197 (9.72%) Analytical Skills
22 191 (9.42%) Physics
23 189 (9.32%) Telecoms
24 173 (8.53%) Project Management
24 173 (8.53%) Web Development
25 170 (8.39%) MS Excel
26 167 (8.24%) jQuery

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 82 (4.05%) JBoss
2 62 (3.06%) SharePoint
3 56 (2.76%) WebSphere
4 53 (2.61%) WebLogic
5 45 (2.22%) SAS
6 38 (1.87%) Oracle SOA Suite
7 36 (1.78%) GlassFish
7 36 (1.78%) Tomcat
8 31 (1.53%) Oracle Service Bus
9 29 (1.43%) Apache
10 27 (1.33%) Apache Spark
11 26 (1.28%) Elasticsearch
12 25 (1.23%) MS Exchange
13 24 (1.18%) IIS
14 22 (1.09%) Moodle
14 22 (1.09%) OpenStack
15 14 (0.69%) Confluence
16 12 (0.59%) Skype for Business
17 11 (0.54%) Apache Pig
17 11 (0.54%) Documentum
Applications
1 170 (8.39%) MS Excel
2 58 (2.86%) MS Office
3 37 (1.83%) Photoshop
4 35 (1.73%) MS PowerPoint
5 18 (0.89%) Adobe Illustrator
6 17 (0.84%) MS Visio
7 16 (0.79%) MS Project
7 16 (0.79%) SPSS
8 10 (0.49%) Adobe Creative Suite
8 10 (0.49%) Camtasia
8 10 (0.49%) Simulink
8 10 (0.49%) Snagit
9 9 (0.44%) Adobe After Effects
9 9 (0.44%) Final Cut Pro
9 9 (0.44%) InVision
10 7 (0.35%) InDesign
11 6 (0.30%) OrCAD
12 3 (0.15%) SOLIDWORKS
13 2 (0.099%) Pro/ENGINEER
13 2 (0.099%) Stateflow
Business Applications
1 7 (0.35%) Dynamics CRM
2 6 (0.30%) Dynamics NAV
2 6 (0.30%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 4 (0.20%) Dynamics AX
3 4 (0.20%) SAP SD
4 3 (0.15%) Oracle BPM
4 3 (0.15%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
5 2 (0.099%) Magento
5 2 (0.099%) Oracle Applications
5 2 (0.099%) Oracle EBS
5 2 (0.099%) Oracle Retail
5 2 (0.099%) PeopleSoft HCM
5 2 (0.099%) SAP CRM
6 1 (0.049%) Cognos Business Intelligence
6 1 (0.049%) JDE OneWorld
6 1 (0.049%) Oracle Financials
6 1 (0.049%) SAP CO
6 1 (0.049%) SAP FI
6 1 (0.049%) SAP FI/CO
6 1 (0.049%) VisionPLUS
Cloud Services
1 135 (6.66%) Amazon AWS
2 48 (2.37%) Office 365
3 46 (2.27%) Microsoft Azure
4 22 (1.09%) Amazon EC2
4 22 (1.09%) PaaS
5 20 (0.99%) SaaS
6 15 (0.74%) GitHub
7 14 (0.69%) Google Cloud Platform
8 12 (0.59%) IaaS
9 11 (0.54%) Cloud Computing
10 10 (0.49%) AWS Lambda
11 3 (0.15%) AdWords
12 2 (0.099%) Adobe Creative Cloud
12 2 (0.099%) Amazon SQS
12 2 (0.099%) Google Analytics
12 2 (0.099%) Google Play
12 2 (0.099%) iTunes
13 1 (0.049%) Adobe Analytics
13 1 (0.049%) TestFlight
Communications & Networking
1 137 (6.76%) Wireless
2 80 (3.95%) Firewall
3 72 (3.55%) Internet
4 61 (3.01%) Bluetooth
5 56 (2.76%) Wi-Fi
6 51 (2.52%) HTTP
7 36 (1.78%) DNS
8 30 (1.48%) DHCP
8 30 (1.48%) TCP/IP
9 28 (1.38%) LAN
10 27 (1.33%) LDAP
10 27 (1.33%) WAN
11 22 (1.09%) LTE
12 21 (1.04%) Network Security
12 21 (1.04%) VPN
13 19 (0.94%) MPLS
14 18 (0.89%) 802.11
15 15 (0.74%) DVB
15 15 (0.74%) VoIP
16 14 (0.69%) Ethernet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 226 (11.15%) SQL Server
2 122 (6.02%) Relational Database
3 104 (5.13%) MySQL
4 102 (5.03%) NoSQL
5 71 (3.50%) Big Data
6 60 (2.96%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 54 (2.66%) RDBMS
8 48 (2.37%) Oracle Database
9 43 (2.12%) SQL Server Integration Services
10 42 (2.07%) MongoDB
11 37 (1.83%) Hadoop
12 30 (1.48%) BusinessObjects
12 30 (1.48%) Data Warehouse
13 26 (1.28%) GIS
14 22 (1.09%) QlikView
15 19 (0.94%) CouchDB
15 19 (0.94%) Data Mining
16 18 (0.89%) SQL Server 2012
17 14 (0.69%) Oracle Database 12c
17 14 (0.69%) Redis
Development Applications
1 141 (6.96%) Git (software)
2 82 (4.05%) Visual Studio
3 81 (4.00%) Selenium
4 80 (3.95%) Subversion
5 70 (3.45%) Maven
6 58 (2.86%) Gradle
7 56 (2.76%) Jenkins
8 49 (2.42%) NUnit
9 48 (2.37%) JIRA
10 45 (2.22%) Ant
11 42 (2.07%) LabVIEW
12 40 (1.97%) TeamCity
13 38 (1.87%) VSS/SourceSafe
14 33 (1.63%) Jasmine
15 32 (1.58%) MSTest
16 29 (1.43%) Team Foundation Server
17 23 (1.13%) Grunt
18 22 (1.09%) Moq
19 19 (0.94%) Octopus Deploy
20 17 (0.84%) SpecFlow
General
1 232 (11.45%) Finance
2 189 (9.32%) Telecoms
3 120 (5.92%) Electronics
4 80 (3.95%) Retail
5 53 (2.61%) Marketing
6 49 (2.42%) Advertising
7 46 (2.27%) Pharmaceutical
8 45 (2.22%) Automotive
9 44 (2.17%) Banking
10 41 (2.02%) Manufacturing
11 33 (1.63%) Games
12 32 (1.58%) French Language
13 30 (1.48%) Aerospace
14 29 (1.43%) Legal
15 18 (0.89%) Law
15 18 (0.89%) Publishing
16 16 (0.79%) Billing
16 16 (0.79%) Italian Language
17 12 (0.59%) German Language
18 11 (0.54%) Japanese Language
Job Titles
1 784 (38.68%) Developer
2 269 (13.27%) Software Engineer
3 250 (12.33%) Java Developer
4 236 (11.64%) Graduate
5 176 (8.68%) Software Developer
6 175 (8.63%) Analyst
7 152 (7.50%) Senior Developer
8 133 (6.56%) C# Developer
9 117 (5.77%) .NET Developer
10 112 (5.53%) Graduate Developer
11 109 (5.38%) Embedded Engineer
12 97 (4.79%) C# .NET Developer
13 93 (4.59%) C++ Software Engineer
14 87 (4.29%) Consultant
15 82 (4.05%) Java Engineer
16 79 (3.90%) Test Engineer
17 75 (3.70%) Java Software Engineer
17 75 (3.70%) Junior
18 74 (3.65%) Project Manager
19 72 (3.55%) Programmer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 376 (18.55%) .NET
2 372 (18.35%) HTML
3 331 (16.33%) CSS
4 242 (11.94%) ASP.NET
5 167 (8.24%) jQuery
6 166 (8.19%) HTML5
7 132 (6.51%) AngularJS
8 131 (6.46%) Node.js
9 126 (6.22%) CSS3
10 113 (5.57%) ASP.NET MVC
11 112 (5.53%) Web Services
12 105 (5.18%) Spring
13 85 (4.19%) XML
14 81 (4.00%) Hibernate
15 78 (3.85%) ASP.NET Web API
16 77 (3.80%) Ajax
17 76 (3.75%) J2EE
18 61 (3.01%) Java EE
19 49 (2.42%) .NET Framework
20 48 (2.37%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 853 (42.08%) Computer Science
2 197 (9.72%) Analytical Skills
3 91 (4.49%) User Experience
4 87 (4.29%) Algorithms
5 78 (3.85%) Mobile App
6 56 (2.76%) Management Information System
7 48 (2.37%) Internet of Things
8 47 (2.32%) Enterprise Software
9 36 (1.78%) Data Centre
10 33 (1.63%) Embedded Systems
11 29 (1.43%) Virtual Team
12 26 (1.28%) Life Science
13 24 (1.18%) Grid Computing
13 24 (1.18%) Smartphone
14 19 (0.94%) Linux Command Line
15 17 (0.84%) Augmented Reality
16 16 (0.79%) Fintech
16 16 (0.79%) iPad
17 15 (0.74%) CMDB
18 14 (0.69%) Robotics
Operating Systems
1 355 (17.51%) Linux
2 298 (14.70%) Windows
3 101 (4.98%) Unix
4 70 (3.45%) Android
4 70 (3.45%) Windows Server
5 44 (2.17%) Apple iOS
6 34 (1.68%) Windows Server 2003
7 27 (1.33%) Windows Server 2012
8 21 (1.04%) Windows Server 2008
9 12 (0.59%) Embedded Linux
10 11 (0.54%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 11 (0.54%) Windows Embedded Compact
11 7 (0.35%) VMS
12 6 (0.30%) CentOS
12 6 (0.30%) Windows Phone
13 5 (0.25%) Mac OS X
13 5 (0.25%) Windows 10
14 4 (0.20%) Windows 8
15 3 (0.15%) Fedora
15 3 (0.15%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 533 (26.30%) Agile Software Development
2 502 (24.77%) Software Engineering
3 469 (23.14%) Mathematics
4 221 (10.90%) OO
5 207 (10.21%) MVC
6 191 (9.42%) Physics
7 173 (8.53%) Project Management
7 173 (8.53%) Web Development
8 165 (8.14%) ITIL
9 155 (7.65%) SDLC
10 138 (6.81%) Scrum
11 104 (5.13%) Continuous Integration
12 97 (4.79%) Automated Testing
13 96 (4.74%) Visualisation
14 92 (4.54%) Analytics
15 88 (4.34%) Mentoring
16 85 (4.19%) OOD
17 83 (4.09%) Business Intelligence
17 83 (4.09%) OOP
18 77 (3.80%) DevOps
Programming Languages
1 533 (26.30%) Java
2 469 (23.14%) JavaScript
3 451 (22.25%) SQL
4 418 (20.62%) C#
5 387 (19.09%) C++
6 377 (18.60%) Python
7 230 (11.35%) C
8 146 (7.20%) Perl
9 87 (4.29%) PHP
10 74 (3.65%) PL/SQL
11 59 (2.91%) T-SQL
12 58 (2.86%) MATLAB
13 48 (2.37%) PowerShell
14 41 (2.02%) Assembly Language
15 39 (1.92%) Shell Script
16 38 (1.87%) Ruby
17 30 (1.48%) Bash Shell
17 30 (1.48%) Embedded C
18 27 (1.33%) VB.NET
19 26 (1.28%) R
Qualifications
1 132 (6.51%) PhD
2 49 (2.42%) ISEB
3 27 (1.33%) Security Cleared
4 26 (1.28%) ITIL Certification
4 26 (1.28%) PMP
5 24 (1.18%) Microsoft Certification
5 24 (1.18%) PMI Certification
6 23 (1.13%) ISTQB
7 19 (0.94%) Cisco Certification
7 19 (0.94%) Postgraduate
8 16 (0.79%) CBAP
9 14 (0.69%) IIBA
10 10 (0.49%) CCNA
10 10 (0.49%) CCNP
10 10 (0.49%) PRINCE2 Certification
11 9 (0.44%) MCITP
12 8 (0.39%) BC Cleared
12 8 (0.39%) CCIE
12 8 (0.39%) OCP
12 8 (0.39%) Oracle Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 86 (4.24%) QA
2 14 (0.69%) PMO
3 7 (0.35%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 5 (0.25%) ISO 9001
4 5 (0.25%) SLA
5 4 (0.20%) WAI
6 3 (0.15%) Data Quality
6 3 (0.15%) GxP
6 3 (0.15%) WCAG
7 2 (0.099%) IEC 61508
7 2 (0.099%) PCI DSS
8 1 (0.049%) Def Stans
8 1 (0.049%) GMP
8 1 (0.049%) ISAE 3402
8 1 (0.049%) ISO 14001
8 1 (0.049%) ISO/IEC 20000
8 1 (0.049%) MISRA
8 1 (0.049%) MISRA C
8 1 (0.049%) Sarbanes-Oxley
8 1 (0.049%) SDET
System Software
1 53 (2.61%) VMware Infrastructure
2 48 (2.37%) Firmware
3 31 (1.53%) Active Directory
4 19 (0.94%) Docker
5 17 (0.84%) KVM
5 17 (0.84%) Virtual Machines
6 13 (0.64%) LXC
7 7 (0.35%) Terminal Services
7 7 (0.35%) VMware ESX
8 5 (0.25%) Hyper-V
9 4 (0.20%) vSphere
10 3 (0.15%) VirtualBox
11 2 (0.099%) iptables
11 2 (0.099%) QEMU
11 2 (0.099%) Shibboleth
11 2 (0.099%) Xen
11 2 (0.099%) XenApp
11 2 (0.099%) XenDesktop
12 1 (0.049%) Slurm Workload Manager
12 1 (0.049%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 44 (2.17%) Puppet
2 28 (1.38%) Opscode Chef
3 12 (0.59%) SCVMM
4 11 (0.54%) Ansible
4 11 (0.54%) Packer
5 8 (0.39%) Grafana
5 8 (0.39%) Graphite
5 8 (0.39%) Nagios
6 7 (0.35%) HP Quality Center
6 7 (0.35%) SCCM
7 6 (0.30%) Cisco CUCM
7 6 (0.30%) Salt
8 4 (0.20%) BMC PATROL
8 4 (0.20%) OpenView
8 4 (0.20%) Opsview
8 4 (0.20%) Tivoli
8 4 (0.20%) Tivoli Endpoint Manager
9 3 (0.15%) AirWatch
9 3 (0.15%) SCOM
9 3 (0.15%) Terraform
Vendors
1 242 (11.94%) Microsoft
2 219 (10.80%) Oracle
3 67 (3.31%) VMware
4 50 (2.47%) Cisco
5 37 (1.83%) SAP
5 37 (1.83%) Sitecore
5 37 (1.83%) Xamarin
6 33 (1.63%) CheckPoint
7 31 (1.53%) Salesforce.com
8 29 (1.43%) IBM
9 26 (1.28%) Juniper
10 22 (1.09%) Citrix
10 22 (1.09%) HP
10 22 (1.09%) Tableau
11 21 (1.04%) Adobe
12 19 (0.94%) Google
13 18 (0.89%) EMC
14 16 (0.79%) BMC
15 15 (0.74%) Brocade
15 15 (0.74%) NetApp
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