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

Academic Degree
England / East of England
3 months to
26 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 6 8 12
Rank change year-on-year +2 +4  
Permanent jobs citing Degree 1107 1106 1292
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the East of England 17.78% 16.41% 15.75%
As % of the Qualifications category 58.17% 55.61% 50.25%
Number of salaries quoted 832 934 1090
Median salary £40,000 £44,000 £42,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -9.09% +4.76%  
90% offered a salary of more than £26,000 £24,900 £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 1903 1989 2571
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the East of England 30.57% 29.51% 31.33%
Number of salaries quoted 1472 1646 2118
Median salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +5.88%  
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £26,400
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £60,000 £62,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £41,500
% change year-on-year - +2.40%  

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 26 June 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 26 June 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 -3 440 £45,000 - 106
Hertfordshire +2 340 £42,423 -5.72% 45
Essex +7 164 £35,614 -32.16% 11
Suffolk +1 81 £45,000 +23.28% 12
Bedfordshire +8 71 £35,000 -20.45% 18
Norfolk -18 11 £30,750 -5.38% 6
Degree
England

For the 6 months to 26 June 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.

1 894 (43.02%) Computer Science
2 582 (28.01%) Software Engineering
3 549 (26.42%) Agile Software Development
4 529 (25.46%) Computer Science Degree
5 520 (25.02%) Java
6 511 (24.59%) Mathematics
7 480 (23.10%) JavaScript
8 447 (21.51%) SQL
9 446 (21.46%) Python
10 428 (20.60%) C#
11 413 (19.87%) C++
12 358 (17.23%) HTML
13 342 (16.46%) Microsoft
14 335 (16.12%) Linux
15 330 (15.88%) .NET
16 309 (14.87%) Windows
17 303 (14.58%) CSS
18 266 (12.80%) C
19 263 (12.66%) SQL Server
20 241 (11.60%) OO
21 238 (11.45%) Finance
22 234 (11.26%) Telecoms
23 231 (11.12%) Oracle
24 218 (10.49%) Analytical Skills
25 210 (10.11%) Web Development
26 207 (9.96%) Test Automation
27 198 (9.53%) Physics
28 195 (9.38%) ASP.NET
29 186 (8.95%) HTML5
30 184 (8.85%) 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 68 (3.27%) JBoss
2 64 (3.08%) SharePoint
3 41 (1.97%) Tomcat
4 39 (1.88%) Apache Spark
4 39 (1.88%) Oracle SOA Suite
5 38 (1.83%) WebSphere
6 36 (1.73%) WebLogic
7 34 (1.64%) CMS
8 32 (1.54%) GlassFish
9 31 (1.49%) Apache
10 30 (1.44%) SAS
11 28 (1.35%) OpenStack
12 27 (1.30%) Oracle Service Bus
13 25 (1.20%) IIS
14 20 (0.96%) Skype for Business
15 19 (0.91%) Elasticsearch
15 19 (0.91%) nginx
16 17 (0.82%) Confluence
17 15 (0.72%) Apache Pig
18 14 (0.67%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 82 (3.95%) Microsoft Excel
2 79 (3.80%) Microsoft Office
3 51 (2.45%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 25 (1.20%) MS Visio
5 24 (1.15%) Photoshop
6 19 (0.91%) Adobe After Effects
7 15 (0.72%) SPSS
8 13 (0.63%) Adobe Creative Suite
9 12 (0.58%) Microsoft Project
10 10 (0.48%) Camtasia
10 10 (0.48%) Snagit
11 9 (0.43%) Adobe Illustrator
11 9 (0.43%) Final Cut Pro
11 9 (0.43%) InVision
12 8 (0.38%) Zemax
13 7 (0.34%) Simulink
14 5 (0.24%) OrCAD
14 5 (0.24%) Spreadsheet
15 3 (0.14%) Adobe Premiere
15 3 (0.14%) Inkscape
Business Applications
1 21 (1.01%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 10 (0.48%) Dynamics CRM
3 8 (0.38%) Dynamics NAV
3 8 (0.38%) Magento
4 7 (0.34%) 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
7 2 (0.096%) Salesforce.com CRM
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
1 149 (7.17%) Amazon AWS
2 68 (3.27%) Office 365
3 55 (2.65%) Microsoft Azure
4 37 (1.78%) SaaS
5 24 (1.15%) GitHub
6 20 (0.96%) Amazon EC2
7 14 (0.67%) PaaS
8 13 (0.63%) Adobe Creative Cloud
9 10 (0.48%) AWS CloudFormation
9 10 (0.48%) AWS Lambda
9 10 (0.48%) IaaS
10 8 (0.38%) Cloud Computing
11 6 (0.29%) Amazon CloudWatch
11 6 (0.29%) Amazon Glacier
11 6 (0.29%) Amazon S3
11 6 (0.29%) Amazon SQS
11 6 (0.29%) AWS CloudTrail
11 6 (0.29%) Virtual Private Cloud
12 2 (0.096%) iTunes
12 2 (0.096%) TestFlight
Communications & Networking
1 156 (7.51%) Wireless
2 95 (4.57%) Firewall
3 68 (3.27%) Internet
4 66 (3.18%) Wi-Fi
5 56 (2.69%) Bluetooth
6 48 (2.31%) LAN
6 48 (2.31%) WAN
7 39 (1.88%) TCP/IP
8 37 (1.78%) DNS
8 37 (1.78%) VPN
9 27 (1.30%) DHCP
10 25 (1.20%) HTTP
11 22 (1.06%) VLAN
12 21 (1.01%) SAN
13 20 (0.96%) VoIP
14 18 (0.87%) DVB
14 18 (0.87%) LTE
15 17 (0.82%) Skype
16 16 (0.77%) WLAN
17 15 (0.72%) Unified Communications
Database & Business Intelligence
1 263 (12.66%) SQL Server
2 126 (6.06%) MySQL
3 103 (4.96%) Relational Database
4 98 (4.72%) NoSQL
5 66 (3.18%) Big Data
6 62 (2.98%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 54 (2.60%) MongoDB
8 46 (2.21%) RDBMS
9 43 (2.07%) Hadoop
9 43 (2.07%) Oracle Database
10 35 (1.68%) SQL Server Integration Services
11 27 (1.30%) BusinessObjects
11 27 (1.30%) GIS
11 27 (1.30%) PostgreSQL
12 26 (1.25%) CouchDB
13 25 (1.20%) Data Mining
14 22 (1.06%) QlikView
15 19 (0.91%) Data Warehouse
16 18 (0.87%) Amazon RDS
17 12 (0.58%) Oracle Database 12c
Development Applications
1 152 (7.31%) Git (software)
2 103 (4.96%) Visual Studio
3 70 (3.37%) Selenium
4 69 (3.32%) JIRA
5 66 (3.18%) LabVIEW
6 64 (3.08%) NUnit
7 63 (3.03%) Subversion
8 60 (2.89%) Maven
9 57 (2.74%) Jenkins
10 47 (2.26%) Gradle
11 43 (2.07%) Ant
12 36 (1.73%) TeamCity
12 36 (1.73%) VSS/SourceSafe
13 27 (1.30%) Jasmine
13 27 (1.30%) MSTest
14 25 (1.20%) Eclipse
15 20 (0.96%) Grunt
16 17 (0.82%) Team Foundation Server
17 15 (0.72%) Bugzilla
17 15 (0.72%) Visual Studio Team System
General
1 238 (11.45%) Finance
2 234 (11.26%) Telecoms
3 135 (6.50%) Electronics
4 79 (3.80%) Retail
5 70 (3.37%) Marketing
6 68 (3.27%) Advertising
7 60 (2.89%) Manufacturing
8 51 (2.45%) Pharmaceutical
9 38 (1.83%) Games
10 30 (1.44%) Aerospace
11 24 (1.15%) Banking
12 22 (1.06%) Automotive
13 20 (0.96%) Back Office
13 20 (0.96%) French Language
14 18 (0.87%) Law
15 16 (0.77%) Multimedia
16 13 (0.63%) Billing
16 13 (0.63%) Legal
16 13 (0.63%) Military
17 11 (0.53%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 790 (38.02%) Developer
2 303 (14.58%) Software Engineer
3 237 (11.41%) Java Developer
4 214 (10.30%) Graduate
5 180 (8.66%) Analyst
5 180 (8.66%) Software Developer
6 133 (6.40%) Senior Developer
7 118 (5.68%) Consultant
8 116 (5.58%) Graduate Developer
9 115 (5.53%) C# Developer
10 114 (5.49%) Embedded Engineer
11 104 (5.00%) C++ Software Engineer
12 101 (4.86%) .NET Developer
13 88 (4.23%) Junior
14 86 (4.14%) Web Developer
15 83 (3.99%) JavaScript Developer
16 70 (3.37%) C++ Developer
16 70 (3.37%) Test Engineer
17 66 (3.18%) C# .NET Developer
18 63 (3.03%) Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 358 (17.23%) HTML
2 330 (15.88%) .NET
3 303 (14.58%) CSS
4 195 (9.38%) ASP.NET
5 186 (8.95%) HTML5
6 180 (8.66%) jQuery
7 157 (7.56%) AngularJS
8 131 (6.30%) Spring
9 126 (6.06%) CSS3
10 121 (5.82%) Node.js
11 115 (5.53%) Web Services
12 82 (3.95%) Java EE
13 79 (3.80%) XML
14 74 (3.56%) Hibernate
15 69 (3.32%) ASP.NET Web API
16 67 (3.22%) J2EE
17 66 (3.18%) ASP.NET MVC
18 63 (3.03%) Ajax
19 53 (2.55%) JSON
20 46 (2.21%) Spring MVC
Miscellaneous
1 894 (43.02%) Computer Science
2 218 (10.49%) Analytical Skills
3 145 (6.98%) Algorithms
4 89 (4.28%) User Experience
5 80 (3.85%) Mobile App
6 54 (2.60%) Management Information System
7 49 (2.36%) Embedded Systems
8 47 (2.26%) Enterprise Software
8 47 (2.26%) Internet of Things
9 31 (1.49%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
10 30 (1.44%) Data Centre
11 28 (1.35%) Smartphone
12 26 (1.25%) Virtual Team
13 25 (1.20%) Greenfield Project
13 25 (1.20%) Life Science
14 23 (1.11%) Data Structures
14 23 (1.11%) Grid Computing
15 20 (0.96%) Augmented Reality
15 20 (0.96%) Fintech
16 19 (0.91%) iPad
Operating Systems
1 335 (16.12%) Linux
2 309 (14.87%) Windows
3 98 (4.72%) Android
4 78 (3.75%) Unix
5 73 (3.51%) Apple iOS
6 70 (3.37%) Windows Server
7 34 (1.64%) Windows Server 2012
8 29 (1.40%) Windows 10
9 22 (1.06%) Windows Server 2003
10 21 (1.01%) Windows 7
10 21 (1.01%) Windows Server 2008
11 15 (0.72%) VMS
12 14 (0.67%) Embedded Linux
13 12 (0.58%) Windows 8
14 10 (0.48%) Debian
15 4 (0.19%) Mac OS
15 4 (0.19%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
15 4 (0.19%) Windows Embedded Compact
16 3 (0.14%) Windows XP
17 2 (0.096%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 582 (28.01%) Software Engineering
2 549 (26.42%) Agile Software Development
3 511 (24.59%) Mathematics
4 241 (11.60%) OO
5 210 (10.11%) Web Development
6 207 (9.96%) Test Automation
7 198 (9.53%) Physics
8 184 (8.85%) MVC
9 176 (8.47%) SDLC
10 159 (7.65%) Project Management
11 129 (6.21%) ITIL
12 121 (5.82%) Scrum
13 113 (5.44%) Mentoring
14 94 (4.52%) TDD
15 93 (4.48%) Business Intelligence
16 91 (4.38%) Machine Learning
17 87 (4.19%) Continuous Integration
17 87 (4.19%) DevOps
18 85 (4.09%) E-Commerce
19 83 (3.99%) Visualisation
Programming Languages
1 520 (25.02%) Java
2 480 (23.10%) JavaScript
3 447 (21.51%) SQL
4 446 (21.46%) Python
5 428 (20.60%) C#
6 413 (19.87%) C++
7 266 (12.80%) C
8 155 (7.46%) Perl
9 89 (4.28%) MATLAB
10 82 (3.95%) PHP
11 69 (3.32%) PL/SQL
12 65 (3.13%) T-SQL
13 53 (2.55%) Ruby
14 51 (2.45%) PowerShell
15 34 (1.64%) Shell Script
16 32 (1.54%) Embedded C
17 30 (1.44%) TypeScript
18 27 (1.30%) Bash Shell
18 27 (1.30%) VB.NET
19 24 (1.15%) R
Qualifications
1 529 (25.46%) Computer Science Degree
2 142 (6.83%) PhD
3 120 (5.77%) Numerate Degree
4 76 (3.66%) Microsoft Certification
5 52 (2.50%) ISEB
6 39 (1.88%) Security Cleared
7 32 (1.54%) Master's Degree
8 25 (1.20%) MCP
9 24 (1.15%) MCSA
9 24 (1.15%) PMI Certification
10 22 (1.06%) Cisco Certification
10 22 (1.06%) SC Cleared
11 21 (1.01%) ITIL Certification
11 21 (1.01%) Postgraduate
12 19 (0.91%) ISTQB
12 19 (0.91%) PMP
13 15 (0.72%) CBAP
14 14 (0.67%) Oracle Certification
15 13 (0.63%) CCNA
15 13 (0.63%) MCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 102 (4.91%) QA
2 39 (1.88%) SLA
3 22 (1.06%) PMO
4 17 (0.82%) Data Quality
5 15 (0.72%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 13 (0.63%) HL7
7 9 (0.43%) ISO 9001
8 5 (0.24%) GxP
9 3 (0.14%) GDPR
9 3 (0.14%) MISRA
10 1 (0.048%) Cyber Essentials
10 1 (0.048%) Def Stans
10 1 (0.048%) GMP
10 1 (0.048%) ISAE 3402
10 1 (0.048%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 76 (3.66%) Firmware
2 58 (2.79%) VMware Infrastructure
3 53 (2.55%) Active Directory
4 34 (1.64%) Docker
5 16 (0.77%) KVM
5 16 (0.77%) LXC
6 13 (0.63%) Virtual Machines
7 12 (0.58%) Terminal Server
8 9 (0.43%) Hyper-V
9 6 (0.29%) Apache Flume
9 6 (0.29%) Oracle RAC
9 6 (0.29%) vSphere
10 5 (0.24%) XenApp
10 5 (0.24%) XenDesktop
11 4 (0.19%) Terminal Services
11 4 (0.19%) VMware ESXi
12 2 (0.096%) QEMU
12 2 (0.096%) Xen
13 1 (0.048%) VMware Server
13 1 (0.048%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 37 (1.78%) Puppet
2 26 (1.25%) Opscode Chef
3 19 (0.91%) SCCM
4 14 (0.67%) Ansible
5 12 (0.58%) HP Quality Center
6 11 (0.53%) Packer
7 6 (0.29%) Cisco CUCM
7 6 (0.29%) Microsoft Intune
8 5 (0.24%) AirWatch
8 5 (0.24%) Cisco UCCX
8 5 (0.24%) Terraform
9 4 (0.19%) SCVMM
10 2 (0.096%) HockeyApp
10 2 (0.096%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
10 2 (0.096%) Tivoli Storage Manager
10 2 (0.096%) vCenter Server
10 2 (0.096%) WSUS
11 1 (0.048%) Consul
11 1 (0.048%) Grafana
11 1 (0.048%) Kubernetes
Vendors
1 342 (16.46%) Microsoft
2 231 (11.12%) Oracle
3 68 (3.27%) VMware
4 52 (2.50%) Citrix
5 49 (2.36%) SAP
6 48 (2.31%) Cisco
7 38 (1.83%) Adobe
8 35 (1.68%) Xamarin
9 28 (1.35%) Tableau
10 22 (1.06%) Sitecore
11 21 (1.01%) Salesforce.com
12 20 (0.96%) CheckPoint
12 20 (0.96%) Perforce
13 15 (0.72%) Juniper
14 14 (0.67%) Brocade
14 14 (0.67%) Google
15 13 (0.63%) IBM
15 13 (0.63%) Xerox
16 12 (0.58%) Riverbed
17 11 (0.53%) Orchard
Chelmsford, Essex
Understanding Recruitment
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum + bens, flexi time, pension
Posted: Yesterday
Luton, Bedfordshire
Understanding Recruitment
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + bens - shares, pens, health+
Posted: 22 hours ago
Hatfield, Hertfordshire
Understanding Recruitment
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + Bens - Pens, Health
Posted: 21 hours ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
The People Network
Salary: £35000 - £65000 per annum, Benefits plus superb benefits
Posted: 19 hours ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Edgar Cowen
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum
Posted: 17 hours ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Edgar Cowen
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 17 hours ago
Hatfield, Hertfordshire
Understanding Recruitment
Salary: £55000 - £65000 per annum + be- shares, health +more
Posted: Yesterday
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
ECM Selection
Salary: to c£65,000 + benefits
Posted: 13 hours ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Amazing Prospects Ltd
Salary: £35k - 45k per year + Top Benefits Package
Posted: 20 hours ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Edgar Cowen
Salary: £25000 - £30000 per annum
Posted: 17 hours ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
ECM Selection
Salary: £Excellent plus benefits incl. stock
Posted: 14 hours ago
Potters Bar, Hertfordshire
Understanding Recruitment
Salary: £65000 - £75000 per annum + be - shares, pens, health+
Posted: Yesterday
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Dawson & Walsh
Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Understanding Recruitment
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + shares + bens
Posted: Yesterday
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
ECM Selection
Salary: to £45k + share options
Posted: 21 hours ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
ECM Selection
Salary: £Excellent plus benefits incl. stock options
Posted: 14 hours ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
ECM Selection
Salary: to £competitive + top benefits
Posted: 16 hours ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
ECM Selection
Salary: to £50k + top benefits
Posted: 16 hours ago
Hatfield, Hertfordshire
JM
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum
Posted: 15 hours ago
Ipswich, Suffolk
Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £18000 - £25000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 13 hours ago
Welwyn Garden City, Hertfordshire
Bulletproof
Salary: From £23,000 to £25,000 per annum dependent on experience
Posted: 17 hours ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
ENTERPRISE RECRUITMENT LTD
Salary: £60000 - £72000 per annum
Posted: 18 hours ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
ECM Selection
Salary: to £60k depending on experience
Posted: 16 hours ago
St. Albans, Hertfordshire
Dawson & Walsh
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Empiric
Salary: £40,000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
ECM Selection
Salary: £DoE + share options
Posted: 21 hours ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Oscar
Salary: £35000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: 19 hours ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Revolution Technology
Salary: From £35,000 to £50,000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Ipswich, Suffolk
Tec Partners
Salary: £0.00 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
St. Neots, Cambridgeshire
ENTERPRISE RECRUITMENT LTD
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: 18 hours ago