Period
to 23 September 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 23 September 2019 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Academic Degree
England > East of England
6 months to
23 Sep 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 10 10 8
Rank change year-on-year 0 -2 +1
Permanent jobs citing Degree 939 1,546 1,961
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the East of England 13.31% 14.06% 16.91%
As % of the Qualifications category 46.72% 49.36% 55.57%
Number of salaries quoted 616 1,172 1,578
East of England median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.88% +6.25% -5.88%
10th Percentile £27,000 £25,000 £26,000
90th Percentile £70,000 £67,500 £62,500
England median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £45,000
% 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 2,010 3,132 3,529
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the East of England 28.49% 28.49% 30.43%
Number of salaries quoted 1,432 2,200 2,760
East of England median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £43,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +4.65% -
10th Percentile £25,775 £25,500 £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% +2.15%

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 23 September 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 23 September 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 +1 426 £47,500 +11.76% 277
Hertfordshire -15 240 £50,000 +11.11% 124
Essex +8 149 £42,500 +6.25% 57
Norfolk +13 47 £36,404 +4.01% 16
Bedfordshire -14 40 £37,500 -11.76% 17
Suffolk -2 37 £60,000 +33.33% 17
Degree
England

For the 6 months to 23 September 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.

1 350 (37.27%) Computer Science
2 261 (27.80%) Agile Software Development
3 208 (22.15%) Computer Science Degree
4 201 (21.41%) Python
5 197 (20.98%) Software Engineering
6 184 (19.60%) SQL
7 181 (19.28%) C#
8 172 (18.32%) Problem-Solving
9 164 (17.47%) C++
10 163 (17.36%) Windows
11 159 (16.93%) Linux
12 152 (16.19%) Finance
13 134 (14.27%) C
14 133 (14.16%) .NET
15 129 (13.74%) Java
16 127 (13.53%) JavaScript
17 121 (12.89%) Microsoft
18 120 (12.78%) Mathematics
19 117 (12.46%) Analytical Skills
20 106 (11.29%) Cybersecurity
21 104 (11.08%) SQL Server
21 104 (11.08%) Project Management
22 95 (10.12%) Scrum
23 94 (10.01%) Self-Motivation
24 93 (9.90%) HTML
25 90 (9.58%) Azure
26 87 (9.27%) Test Automation
27 83 (8.84%) Git (software)
27 83 (8.84%) JIRA
28 79 (8.41%) AWS

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 35 (3.73%) CMS
2 15 (1.60%) SharePoint
3 14 (1.49%) Elasticsearch
4 12 (1.28%) Apache
4 12 (1.28%) nginx
4 12 (1.28%) OpenStack
5 8 (0.85%) Apache Spark
5 8 (0.85%) Confluence
5 8 (0.85%) MS Exchange
6 7 (0.75%) GeoServer
6 7 (0.75%) WordPress
7 6 (0.64%) Umbraco
8 5 (0.53%) Oracle Workflow
8 5 (0.53%) Sitecore CMS
9 4 (0.43%) IIS
9 4 (0.43%) Liferay
10 3 (0.32%) ArcGIS
10 3 (0.32%) Skype for Business
10 3 (0.32%) Tomcat
11 2 (0.21%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 48 (5.11%) Microsoft Excel
2 34 (3.62%) Microsoft Office
3 28 (2.98%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 7 (0.75%) MS Visio
4 7 (0.75%) Photoshop
5 5 (0.53%) OrCAD
5 5 (0.53%) Windchill
6 3 (0.32%) Microsoft Project
7 2 (0.21%) AutoCAD
7 2 (0.21%) InfoPath
7 2 (0.21%) SOLIDWORKS
8 1 (0.11%) Adobe After Effects
8 1 (0.11%) Adobe Creative Suite
8 1 (0.11%) Adobe Illustrator
8 1 (0.11%) CINEMA 4D
8 1 (0.11%) InDesign
8 1 (0.11%) InVision
8 1 (0.11%) Marvel
8 1 (0.11%) Simulink
8 1 (0.11%) Stateflow
Business Applications
1 10 (1.06%) Summit
2 5 (0.53%) Dynamics CRM
3 4 (0.43%) Oracle EBS
4 3 (0.32%) NetSuite
5 2 (0.21%) Maximo
5 2 (0.21%) SAP ERP
5 2 (0.21%) SAP GRC
5 2 (0.21%) SAP S/4HANA
6 1 (0.11%) Odoo
6 1 (0.11%) Oracle Applications
6 1 (0.11%) Oracle EBS R12
6 1 (0.11%) RESILIA
6 1 (0.11%) SAP CO
6 1 (0.11%) SAP FI
6 1 (0.11%) SAP FI/CO
6 1 (0.11%) SAP FSCM
6 1 (0.11%) Workfront
Cloud Services
1 90 (9.58%) Azure
2 79 (8.41%) AWS
3 24 (2.56%) Office 365
4 23 (2.45%) GitHub
5 21 (2.24%) Power Platform
6 19 (2.02%) GCP
7 15 (1.60%) Cloud Computing
8 13 (1.38%) SaaS
9 8 (0.85%) Dynamics 365
9 8 (0.85%) OpenShift
10 7 (0.75%) Google Analytics
11 5 (0.53%) Google App Engine
11 5 (0.53%) Virtual Private Cloud
12 4 (0.43%) IaaS
12 4 (0.43%) Serverless
13 3 (0.32%) Amazon EC2
13 3 (0.32%) AWS Lambda
13 3 (0.32%) PaaS
14 2 (0.21%) Amazon S3
14 2 (0.21%) AWS CloudFormation
Communications & Networking
1 57 (6.07%) Firewall
2 41 (4.37%) VPN
3 40 (4.26%) TCP/IP
4 25 (2.66%) Internet
5 21 (2.24%) LAN
6 19 (2.02%) Wireless
7 18 (1.92%) BGP
7 18 (1.92%) DNS
8 16 (1.70%) WAN
9 15 (1.60%) Wi-Fi
10 13 (1.38%) 4G
10 13 (1.38%) SNMP
11 12 (1.28%) 2G
11 12 (1.28%) 3G
11 12 (1.28%) 5G
11 12 (1.28%) OSPF
12 10 (1.06%) MPLS
12 10 (1.06%) Network Security
13 9 (0.96%) 2.5G
14 8 (0.85%) DHCP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 104 (11.08%) SQL Server
2 59 (6.28%) MySQL
3 52 (5.54%) Relational Database
4 24 (2.56%) RDBMS
5 21 (2.24%) Power BI
6 20 (2.13%) Big Data
6 20 (2.13%) BusinessObjects
7 18 (1.92%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 17 (1.81%) PostgreSQL
9 16 (1.70%) SQL Server Integration Services
10 13 (1.38%) GIS
10 13 (1.38%) Oracle Database
11 11 (1.17%) SQL Server 2012
12 10 (1.06%) Data Warehouse
12 10 (1.06%) NoSQL
13 8 (0.85%) ObjectStore
14 7 (0.75%) MongoDB
14 7 (0.75%) Oracle Database 11g
14 7 (0.75%) SQL Server Analysis Services
15 6 (0.64%) Geospatial Data
Development Applications
1 83 (8.84%) Git (software)
1 83 (8.84%) JIRA
2 70 (7.45%) Visual Studio
3 27 (2.88%) Jenkins
4 19 (2.02%) Selenium
5 13 (1.38%) Maven
5 13 (1.38%) NUnit
5 13 (1.38%) Subversion
6 11 (1.17%) Cucumber
6 11 (1.17%) Gradle
7 10 (1.06%) Eclipse
8 9 (0.96%) Bitbucket
8 9 (0.96%) git-flow
9 8 (0.85%) JUnit
10 7 (0.75%) Moq
10 7 (0.75%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
11 6 (0.64%) Jasmine
11 6 (0.64%) SoapUI
11 6 (0.64%) WiX
12 5 (0.53%) GoCD
General
1 152 (16.19%) Finance
2 70 (7.45%) Marketing
3 58 (6.18%) Electronics
4 56 (5.96%) Retail
5 42 (4.47%) Telecoms
6 37 (3.94%) Automotive
7 35 (3.73%) Games
7 35 (3.73%) Manufacturing
8 22 (2.34%) Public Sector
9 17 (1.81%) Advertising
9 17 (1.81%) Pharmaceutical
10 13 (1.38%) Legal
11 12 (1.28%) Local Government
12 10 (1.06%) Military
13 8 (0.85%) Financial Institution
13 8 (0.85%) French Language
14 7 (0.75%) Italian Language
14 7 (0.75%) Law
14 7 (0.75%) Spanish Language
15 5 (0.53%) Billing
Job Titles
1 280 (29.82%) Developer
2 70 (7.45%) Software Engineer
3 65 (6.92%) Software Developer
4 64 (6.82%) Analyst
5 38 (4.05%) C# Developer
6 36 (3.83%) Junior
7 35 (3.73%) Graduate
8 34 (3.62%) Test Engineer
9 31 (3.30%) Project Manager
9 31 (3.30%) Web Developer
10 30 (3.19%) Consultant
10 30 (3.19%) Data Scientist
10 30 (3.19%) Graduate Developer
10 30 (3.19%) Junior Developer
11 29 (3.09%) Architect
12 27 (2.88%) Network Engineer
12 27 (2.88%) Senior Developer
13 26 (2.77%) .NET Developer
13 26 (2.77%) C++ Developer
13 26 (2.77%) Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 133 (14.16%) .NET
2 93 (9.90%) HTML
3 71 (7.56%) CSS
4 69 (7.35%) React
5 66 (7.03%) AngularJS
6 56 (5.96%) Web Services
7 43 (4.58%) ASP.NET
8 32 (3.41%) HTML5
9 28 (2.98%) Node.js
10 25 (2.66%) OpenGL
10 25 (2.66%) REST
11 24 (2.56%) XML
12 23 (2.45%) Velocity
13 22 (2.34%) RESTful
14 21 (2.24%) Vue.js
14 21 (2.24%) WPF
15 20 (2.13%) Spring
16 18 (1.92%) LAMP
17 17 (1.81%) J2EE
17 17 (1.81%) jQuery
Miscellaneous
1 117 (12.46%) Analytical Skills
2 94 (10.01%) Self-Motivation
3 75 (7.99%) User Experience
4 72 (7.67%) Management Information System
5 43 (4.58%) Algorithms
6 39 (4.15%) Smartphone
7 35 (3.73%) Virtual Team
8 27 (2.88%) Life Science
9 25 (2.66%) Animation
9 25 (2.66%) Driving Licence
9 25 (2.66%) Photography
10 23 (2.45%) Embedded Systems
11 21 (2.24%) Data Centre
11 21 (2.24%) Security Operations Centre
12 16 (1.70%) Cyberthreat
12 16 (1.70%) Data Structures
13 14 (1.49%) Device Driver
14 13 (1.38%) Client/Server
15 12 (1.28%) Replication
16 11 (1.17%) Digital Media
Operating Systems
1 163 (17.36%) Windows
2 159 (16.93%) Linux
3 43 (4.58%) Android
4 38 (4.05%) Unix
5 32 (3.41%) Windows 7
6 28 (2.98%) Windows 10
7 16 (1.70%) Apple iOS
8 14 (1.49%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 14 (1.49%) Windows Server
9 13 (1.38%) Ubuntu
10 9 (0.96%) AIX
10 9 (0.96%) Embedded Linux
11 8 (0.85%) Mac OS
12 5 (0.53%) Windows XP
13 3 (0.32%) Windows Server 2008
14 2 (0.21%) CentOS
14 2 (0.21%) Debian
14 2 (0.21%) Mac OS X
15 1 (0.11%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 350 (37.27%) Computer Science
2 261 (27.80%) Agile Software Development
3 197 (20.98%) Software Engineering
4 172 (18.32%) Problem-Solving
5 120 (12.78%) Mathematics
6 106 (11.29%) Cybersecurity
7 104 (11.08%) Project Management
8 95 (10.12%) Scrum
9 87 (9.27%) Test Automation
10 77 (8.20%) Web Development
11 63 (6.71%) ITIL
12 61 (6.50%) SDLC
13 58 (6.18%) Continuous Improvement
14 55 (5.86%) Continuous Integration
15 53 (5.64%) Machine Learning
16 50 (5.32%) OO
17 48 (5.11%) E-Commerce
18 47 (5.01%) Data Science
19 46 (4.90%) Artificial Intelligence
19 46 (4.90%) Multithreading
Programming Languages
1 201 (21.41%) Python
2 184 (19.60%) SQL
3 181 (19.28%) C#
4 164 (17.47%) C++
5 134 (14.27%) C
6 129 (13.74%) Java
7 127 (13.53%) JavaScript
8 61 (6.50%) PHP
9 35 (3.73%) Bash Shell
10 32 (3.41%) Perl
11 29 (3.09%) R
12 21 (2.24%) TypeScript
13 19 (2.02%) T-SQL
14 18 (1.92%) PowerShell
15 15 (1.60%) Assembly Language
15 15 (1.60%) MATLAB
16 11 (1.17%) Ruby
16 11 (1.17%) VB.NET
17 10 (1.06%) Bourne shell
17 10 (1.06%) Korn
Qualifications
1 208 (22.15%) Computer Science Degree
2 48 (5.11%) Cisco Certification
3 40 (4.26%) CISSP
4 36 (3.83%) Numerate Degree
5 34 (3.62%) PhD
6 31 (3.30%) CCNA
7 28 (2.98%) CCNP
8 26 (2.77%) CISM
9 21 (2.24%) Microsoft Certification
10 20 (2.13%) Master's Degree
11 19 (2.02%) CEH
12 18 (1.92%) ISTQB
12 18 (1.92%) MCSE
13 17 (1.81%) GIAC
14 14 (1.49%) CompTIA Security+
14 14 (1.49%) Security Cleared
15 12 (1.28%) CISA
15 12 (1.28%) Postgraduate
16 11 (1.17%) SANS
17 10 (1.06%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 27 (2.88%) QA
2 23 (2.45%) GDPR
3 17 (1.81%) Data Quality
4 11 (1.17%) PMO
5 10 (1.06%) NIST
5 10 (1.06%) SLA
6 9 (0.96%) ISO/IEC 27001
7 7 (0.75%) PCI DSS
8 5 (0.53%) Cyber Essentials
8 5 (0.53%) IEC 61508
8 5 (0.53%) ISO 26262
9 4 (0.43%) WAI
10 2 (0.21%) COBIT
10 2 (0.21%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
11 1 (0.11%) Actionable Recommendations
11 1 (0.11%) ISO/IEC 20000
11 1 (0.11%) JTAG
System Software
1 43 (4.58%) Active Directory
2 33 (3.51%) VMware Infrastructure
3 31 (3.30%) Docker
4 30 (3.19%) Firmware
5 14 (1.49%) Hyper-V
6 5 (0.53%) Virtual Servers
6 5 (0.53%) VMware Server
7 4 (0.43%) iptables
7 4 (0.43%) NFS
7 4 (0.43%) Postfix
7 4 (0.43%) Samba
7 4 (0.43%) Virtual Machines
7 4 (0.43%) VirtualBox
7 4 (0.43%) vSphere
8 2 (0.21%) Virtual Desktop
9 1 (0.11%) Microsoft App-V
9 1 (0.11%) Shibboleth
9 1 (0.11%) VMware NSX
9 1 (0.11%) XenApp
9 1 (0.11%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 21 (2.24%) Kubernetes
2 19 (2.02%) Ansible
3 16 (1.70%) SCCM
4 12 (1.28%) Puppet
5 8 (0.85%) Terraform
6 6 (0.64%) Nagios
7 5 (0.53%) SCOM
8 4 (0.43%) Munin
9 2 (0.21%) AirWatch
9 2 (0.21%) FortiGate
9 2 (0.21%) Kibana
9 2 (0.21%) logstash
9 2 (0.21%) Nessus
9 2 (0.21%) Opscode Chef
9 2 (0.21%) QRadar
9 2 (0.21%) vCenter Server
9 2 (0.21%) WSUS
10 1 (0.11%) Microsoft Intune
10 1 (0.11%) Oozie
10 1 (0.11%) SCOrch
Vendors
1 121 (12.89%) Microsoft
2 57 (6.07%) Oracle
3 56 (5.96%) Cisco
4 44 (4.69%) VMware
5 26 (2.77%) Google
6 24 (2.56%) Juniper
7 18 (1.92%) SAP
8 13 (1.38%) HP
9 12 (1.28%) Red Hat
10 10 (1.06%) Citrix
10 10 (1.06%) Palo Alto
11 9 (0.96%) EMC
12 8 (0.85%) Dell
12 8 (0.85%) IBM
13 7 (0.75%) Intel
13 7 (0.75%) Splunk
14 6 (0.64%) Qualys
15 5 (0.53%) F5
15 5 (0.53%) JD Edwards
15 5 (0.53%) Sitecore