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

Degree
England / East of England
3 months to
30 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 8 8 12
Rank change year-on-year 0 +4  
Permanent jobs citing Degree 1001 1158 1201
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the East of England 16.21% 15.55% 15.84%
As % of the Qualifications category 56.68% 52.30% 52.13%
Number of salaries quoted 746 903 961
Median salary £42,500 £42,500 £42,500
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £27,302 £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 1766 2214 2304
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the East of England 28.60% 29.73% 30.38%
Number of salaries quoted 1304 1745 1820
Median salary £43,000 £42,500 £44,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +1.17% -3.40%  
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £62,500 £65,800
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 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 30 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 +1 450 £42,500 +1.19% 115
Hertfordshire -11 245 £40,000 -11.11% 42
Essex +11 199 £47,500 - 21
Bedfordshire +11 59 £30,000 -31.81% 5
Suffolk +3 44 £47,500 +72.72% 5
Norfolk 0 18 £32,500 +8.33% 3
Degree
England

For the 6 months to 30 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.

1 846 (42.11%) Computer Science
2 528 (26.28%) Java
3 527 (26.23%) Agile Software Development
4 501 (24.94%) Software Engineering
5 465 (23.15%) Mathematics
6 462 (23.00%) JavaScript
7 448 (22.30%) SQL
8 409 (20.36%) C#
9 381 (18.96%) C++
10 374 (18.62%) Python
11 370 (18.42%) .NET
12 367 (18.27%) HTML
13 358 (17.82%) Linux
14 325 (16.18%) CSS
15 301 (14.98%) Windows
16 243 (12.10%) Microsoft
17 238 (11.85%) ASP.NET
18 230 (11.45%) C
19 226 (11.25%) Finance
20 224 (11.15%) SQL Server
21 222 (11.05%) Oracle
22 221 (11.00%) OO
23 203 (10.10%) MVC
24 193 (9.61%) Analytical Skills
25 190 (9.46%) Physics
26 189 (9.41%) Telecoms
27 172 (8.56%) Project Management
28 171 (8.51%) Web Development
29 168 (8.36%) ITIL
29 168 (8.36%) MS Excel

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 83 (4.13%) JBoss
2 63 (3.14%) SharePoint
3 56 (2.79%) WebSphere
4 53 (2.64%) WebLogic
5 43 (2.14%) SAS
6 38 (1.89%) Oracle SOA Suite
7 36 (1.79%) GlassFish
7 36 (1.79%) Tomcat
8 31 (1.54%) Oracle Service Bus
9 29 (1.44%) Apache
10 27 (1.34%) Apache Spark
11 26 (1.29%) Elasticsearch
11 26 (1.29%) MS Exchange
12 24 (1.19%) IIS
13 22 (1.10%) Moodle
13 22 (1.10%) OpenStack
14 14 (0.70%) Confluence
14 14 (0.70%) Skype for Business
15 11 (0.55%) Apache Pig
15 11 (0.55%) Documentum
Applications
1 168 (8.36%) MS Excel
2 57 (2.84%) MS Office
3 38 (1.89%) Photoshop
4 34 (1.69%) MS PowerPoint
5 18 (0.90%) Adobe Illustrator
6 17 (0.85%) MS Visio
7 16 (0.80%) MS Project
7 16 (0.80%) SPSS
8 10 (0.50%) Adobe Creative Suite
8 10 (0.50%) Camtasia
8 10 (0.50%) Snagit
9 9 (0.45%) Adobe After Effects
9 9 (0.45%) Final Cut Pro
9 9 (0.45%) InVision
9 9 (0.45%) Simulink
10 7 (0.35%) InDesign
11 6 (0.30%) OrCAD
12 3 (0.15%) SOLIDWORKS
13 2 (0.100%) Pro/ENGINEER
13 2 (0.100%) 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 (0.100%) Magento
5 2 (0.100%) Oracle Applications
5 2 (0.100%) Oracle EBS
5 2 (0.100%) Oracle Retail
5 2 (0.100%) PeopleSoft HCM
5 2 (0.100%) SAP CRM
6 1 (0.050%) Cognos Business Intelligence
6 1 (0.050%) JDE OneWorld
6 1 (0.050%) Oracle Financials
6 1 (0.050%) SAP CO
6 1 (0.050%) SAP FI
6 1 (0.050%) SAP FI/CO
6 1 (0.050%) VisionPLUS
Cloud Services
1 139 (6.92%) Amazon AWS
2 51 (2.54%) Office 365
3 48 (2.39%) Microsoft Azure
4 22 (1.10%) Amazon EC2
4 22 (1.10%) PaaS
5 20 (1.00%) SaaS
6 15 (0.75%) GitHub
7 14 (0.70%) Google Cloud Platform
8 12 (0.60%) IaaS
9 11 (0.55%) Cloud Computing
10 10 (0.50%) AWS Lambda
11 3 (0.15%) AdWords
12 2 (0.100%) Adobe Creative Cloud
12 2 (0.100%) Amazon SQS
12 2 (0.100%) Google Analytics
12 2 (0.100%) Google Play
12 2 (0.100%) iTunes
13 1 (0.050%) TestFlight
Communications & Networking
1 136 (6.77%) Wireless
2 81 (4.03%) Firewall
3 72 (3.58%) Internet
4 59 (2.94%) Bluetooth
5 54 (2.69%) Wi-Fi
6 50 (2.49%) HTTP
7 36 (1.79%) DNS
8 30 (1.49%) DHCP
8 30 (1.49%) TCP/IP
9 28 (1.39%) LAN
10 27 (1.34%) LDAP
10 27 (1.34%) WAN
11 22 (1.10%) LTE
12 21 (1.05%) Network Security
12 21 (1.05%) VPN
13 19 (0.95%) MPLS
14 18 (0.90%) 802.11
15 17 (0.85%) VoIP
16 15 (0.75%) DVB
16 15 (0.75%) Ethernet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 224 (11.15%) SQL Server
2 120 (5.97%) Relational Database
3 103 (5.13%) MySQL
4 102 (5.08%) NoSQL
5 70 (3.48%) Big Data
6 59 (2.94%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 54 (2.69%) RDBMS
8 49 (2.44%) Oracle Database
9 43 (2.14%) SQL Server Integration Services
10 42 (2.09%) MongoDB
11 37 (1.84%) Hadoop
12 31 (1.54%) BusinessObjects
13 29 (1.44%) Data Warehouse
14 24 (1.19%) GIS
15 22 (1.10%) QlikView
16 19 (0.95%) CouchDB
16 19 (0.95%) Data Mining
17 18 (0.90%) SQL Server 2012
18 14 (0.70%) Oracle Database 12c
18 14 (0.70%) Redis
Development Applications
1 139 (6.92%) Git (software)
2 83 (4.13%) Visual Studio
3 82 (4.08%) Subversion
4 79 (3.93%) Selenium
5 70 (3.48%) Maven
6 58 (2.89%) Gradle
7 55 (2.74%) Jenkins
8 49 (2.44%) NUnit
9 47 (2.34%) JIRA
10 45 (2.24%) Ant
11 44 (2.19%) LabVIEW
12 40 (1.99%) TeamCity
13 38 (1.89%) VSS/SourceSafe
14 33 (1.64%) Jasmine
15 32 (1.59%) MSTest
16 29 (1.44%) Team Foundation Server
17 22 (1.10%) Grunt
17 22 (1.10%) Moq
18 19 (0.95%) Octopus Deploy
19 17 (0.85%) SpecFlow
General
1 226 (11.25%) Finance
2 189 (9.41%) Telecoms
3 116 (5.77%) Electronics
4 80 (3.98%) Retail
5 51 (2.54%) Marketing
6 47 (2.34%) Advertising
6 47 (2.34%) Pharmaceutical
7 44 (2.19%) Banking
8 41 (2.04%) Automotive
9 39 (1.94%) Manufacturing
10 32 (1.59%) Games
11 31 (1.54%) French Language
12 30 (1.49%) Aerospace
13 29 (1.44%) Legal
14 18 (0.90%) Law
14 18 (0.90%) Publishing
15 17 (0.85%) Billing
16 15 (0.75%) Italian Language
17 11 (0.55%) German Language
17 11 (0.55%) Japanese Language
Job Titles
1 778 (38.73%) Developer
2 268 (13.34%) Software Engineer
3 249 (12.39%) Java Developer
4 232 (11.55%) Graduate
5 176 (8.76%) Software Developer
6 170 (8.46%) Analyst
7 152 (7.57%) Senior Developer
8 129 (6.42%) C# Developer
9 114 (5.67%) .NET Developer
10 110 (5.48%) Graduate Developer
11 108 (5.38%) Embedded Engineer
12 94 (4.68%) C# .NET Developer
13 89 (4.43%) C++ Software Engineer
14 86 (4.28%) Consultant
15 81 (4.03%) Java Engineer
16 77 (3.83%) Test Engineer
17 74 (3.68%) Java Software Engineer
18 73 (3.63%) Junior
18 73 (3.63%) Project Manager
19 72 (3.58%) Programmer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 370 (18.42%) .NET
2 367 (18.27%) HTML
3 325 (16.18%) CSS
4 238 (11.85%) ASP.NET
5 165 (8.21%) jQuery
6 164 (8.16%) HTML5
7 131 (6.52%) Node.js
8 130 (6.47%) AngularJS
9 123 (6.12%) CSS3
10 114 (5.67%) Web Services
11 112 (5.57%) ASP.NET MVC
12 106 (5.28%) Spring
13 86 (4.28%) XML
14 82 (4.08%) Hibernate
15 78 (3.88%) ASP.NET Web API
16 77 (3.83%) Ajax
16 77 (3.83%) J2EE
17 61 (3.04%) Java EE
18 48 (2.39%) RESTful
19 47 (2.34%) .NET Framework
Miscellaneous
1 846 (42.11%) Computer Science
2 193 (9.61%) Analytical Skills
3 92 (4.58%) User Experience
4 85 (4.23%) Algorithms
5 78 (3.88%) Mobile App
6 54 (2.69%) Management Information System
7 49 (2.44%) Enterprise Software
8 48 (2.39%) Internet of Things
9 37 (1.84%) Data Centre
10 34 (1.69%) Embedded Systems
11 29 (1.44%) Virtual Team
12 26 (1.29%) Life Science
13 24 (1.19%) Grid Computing
13 24 (1.19%) Smartphone
14 19 (0.95%) Linux Command Line
15 17 (0.85%) Augmented Reality
16 16 (0.80%) Fintech
17 15 (0.75%) CMDB
17 15 (0.75%) iPad
18 14 (0.70%) Robotics
Operating Systems
1 358 (17.82%) Linux
2 301 (14.98%) Windows
3 101 (5.03%) Unix
4 71 (3.53%) Windows Server
5 70 (3.48%) Android
6 44 (2.19%) Apple iOS
7 34 (1.69%) Windows Server 2003
8 27 (1.34%) Windows Server 2012
9 21 (1.05%) Windows Server 2008
10 11 (0.55%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 11 (0.55%) Windows Embedded Compact
11 10 (0.50%) Embedded Linux
12 7 (0.35%) VMS
13 6 (0.30%) CentOS
13 6 (0.30%) Windows Phone
14 5 (0.25%) Mac OS X
15 4 (0.20%) Windows 10
15 4 (0.20%) Windows 8
16 3 (0.15%) Fedora
16 3 (0.15%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 527 (26.23%) Agile Software Development
2 501 (24.94%) Software Engineering
3 465 (23.15%) Mathematics
4 221 (11.00%) OO
5 203 (10.10%) MVC
6 190 (9.46%) Physics
7 172 (8.56%) Project Management
8 171 (8.51%) Web Development
9 168 (8.36%) ITIL
10 157 (7.81%) SDLC
11 136 (6.77%) Scrum
12 104 (5.18%) Continuous Integration
13 96 (4.78%) Visualisation
14 95 (4.73%) Automated Testing
15 89 (4.43%) Analytics
16 88 (4.38%) Mentoring
17 84 (4.18%) OOD
18 83 (4.13%) Business Intelligence
19 81 (4.03%) OOP
20 77 (3.83%) E-Commerce
Programming Languages
1 528 (26.28%) Java
2 462 (23.00%) JavaScript
3 448 (22.30%) SQL
4 409 (20.36%) C#
5 381 (18.96%) C++
6 374 (18.62%) Python
7 230 (11.45%) C
8 145 (7.22%) Perl
9 85 (4.23%) PHP
10 74 (3.68%) PL/SQL
11 59 (2.94%) T-SQL
12 56 (2.79%) MATLAB
13 48 (2.39%) PowerShell
14 40 (1.99%) Shell Script
15 39 (1.94%) Assembly Language
16 37 (1.84%) Ruby
17 31 (1.54%) Embedded C
18 29 (1.44%) Bash Shell
19 26 (1.29%) R
19 26 (1.29%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 129 (6.42%) PhD
2 47 (2.34%) ISEB
3 27 (1.34%) ITIL Certification
3 27 (1.34%) Security Cleared
4 25 (1.24%) Microsoft Certification
5 24 (1.19%) PMP
6 23 (1.14%) PMI Certification
7 21 (1.05%) ISTQB
8 20 (1.00%) Cisco Certification
9 18 (0.90%) Postgraduate
10 16 (0.80%) CBAP
11 13 (0.65%) IIBA
12 11 (0.55%) CCNA
13 10 (0.50%) CCNP
13 10 (0.50%) PRINCE2 Certification
14 9 (0.45%) MCITP
14 9 (0.45%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
15 8 (0.40%) BC Cleared
15 8 (0.40%) OCP
15 8 (0.40%) Oracle Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 85 (4.23%) QA
2 11 (0.55%) PMO
3 7 (0.35%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 7 (0.35%) SLA
4 5 (0.25%) ISO 9001
5 4 (0.20%) WAI
6 3 (0.15%) GxP
6 3 (0.15%) WCAG
7 2 (0.100%) Data Quality
7 2 (0.100%) IEC 61508
7 2 (0.100%) PCI DSS
8 1 (0.050%) Def Stans
8 1 (0.050%) GMP
8 1 (0.050%) ISAE 3402
8 1 (0.050%) ISO 14001
8 1 (0.050%) ISO/IEC 20000
8 1 (0.050%) MISRA
8 1 (0.050%) MISRA C
8 1 (0.050%) Sarbanes-Oxley
8 1 (0.050%) SDET
System Software
1 54 (2.69%) VMware Infrastructure
2 45 (2.24%) Firmware
3 31 (1.54%) Active Directory
4 19 (0.95%) Docker
4 19 (0.95%) Virtual Machines
5 17 (0.85%) KVM
6 13 (0.65%) LXC
7 7 (0.35%) Terminal Services
7 7 (0.35%) VMware ESX
8 5 (0.25%) Hyper-V
9 4 (0.20%) vSphere
9 4 (0.20%) XenApp
9 4 (0.20%) XenDesktop
10 3 (0.15%) VirtualBox
10 3 (0.15%) Xen
11 2 (0.100%) iptables
11 2 (0.100%) QEMU
11 2 (0.100%) Shibboleth
11 2 (0.100%) XenServer
12 1 (0.050%) Slurm Workload Manager
Systems Management
1 44 (2.19%) Puppet
2 28 (1.39%) Opscode Chef
3 12 (0.60%) SCVMM
4 11 (0.55%) Ansible
4 11 (0.55%) Packer
5 8 (0.40%) Cisco CUCM
5 8 (0.40%) Grafana
5 8 (0.40%) Graphite
5 8 (0.40%) Nagios
5 8 (0.40%) SCCM
6 7 (0.35%) HP Quality Center
7 6 (0.30%) Salt
8 5 (0.25%) AirWatch
9 4 (0.20%) BMC PATROL
9 4 (0.20%) Cisco UCCX
9 4 (0.20%) OpenView
9 4 (0.20%) Opsview
9 4 (0.20%) Tivoli
9 4 (0.20%) Tivoli Endpoint Manager
10 3 (0.15%) Terraform
Vendors
1 243 (12.10%) Microsoft
2 222 (11.05%) Oracle
3 68 (3.38%) VMware
4 52 (2.59%) Cisco
5 38 (1.89%) SAP
6 37 (1.84%) Sitecore
6 37 (1.84%) Xamarin
7 33 (1.64%) CheckPoint
8 31 (1.54%) Salesforce.com
9 29 (1.44%) IBM
10 26 (1.29%) Juniper
11 24 (1.19%) Citrix
12 23 (1.14%) Tableau
13 21 (1.05%) Adobe
13 21 (1.05%) HP
14 19 (0.95%) Google
15 18 (0.90%) EMC
16 16 (0.80%) BMC
17 15 (0.75%) Brocade
17 15 (0.75%) NetApp
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Client Server
Salary: £55k to £70k + benefits
Posted: 3 hours ago
Watford, Hertfordshire
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 6 hours ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
SoCode Limited
Salary: £30k - 40k per year + Company Benefits
Posted: 2 hours ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Bluetownonline
Posted: 10 hours ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Exposed Solutions
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Bluetownonline
Posted: 10 hours ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Amazing Prospects Ltd
Salary: From £25,000 to £30,000 per annum Top Prospects, Benefits and Perks
Posted: 10 hours ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Bluetownonline
Posted: 10 hours ago
Essex
Mortimer Spinks
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Computer People
Salary: Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Computer People
Salary: Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Essex
Pure Resourcing Solutions
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum
Posted: 3 hours ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Pioneer Search
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum
Posted: 10 hours ago
Bury St. Edmunds, Suffolk
The One Group
Salary: £32k - 50k per year + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
ECM Selection
Salary: to £50k DoE + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Peterborough, Cambridgeshire
Kyna Associates
Salary: £25000 - £35000 Per Annum Up to £35,000 + benefits + bonus + progressi
Posted: 2 days ago
Colchester, Essex
Senitor Associates
Salary: £18000 - £22000 per annum + Training & Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Computer People
Salary: Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Exposed Solutions
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Exposed Solutions
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Chelmsford, Essex
Understanding Recruitment
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum + bens, flexi time, pension
Posted: 3 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Empiric.com
Posted: 2 days ago
St. Albans, Hertfordshire
Client Server
Salary: £45k to £55k + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
The One Group
Salary: £20k - 30k per year + benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 40k - 50k + benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 30,000 - 50,000
Posted: Yesterday
Hatfield, Hertfordshire
Understanding Recruitment
Salary: £45000 - £60000 per annum + Bens - Pens, Health
Posted: 4 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Empiric.com
Salary: Excellent Market Rates
Posted: 2 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
ECM Selection
Salary: to £40,000 DoE + top benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Computer People
Salary: £25000.00 - £30000.00 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago