Period
to 22 October 2017

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

Academic Degree
England > East of England
6 months to
22 Oct 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 8 10 10
Rank change year-on-year +2 0 0
Permanent jobs citing Degree 1958 2032 2548
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the East of England 16.93% 15.52% 16.25%
As % of the Qualifications category 56.49% 54.56% 51.87%
Number of salaries quoted 1576 1827 2287
East of England median annual salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +6.25% -
10th Percentile £26,250 £23,500 £24,000
90th Percentile £62,500 £63,750 £62,500
England median annual salary £46,000 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year +2.22% - +5.88%

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 3466 3724 4912
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the East of England 29.96% 28.45% 31.32%
Number of salaries quoted 2737 2948 4054
East of England median annual salary £45,000 £43,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.65% +1.18% +2.72%
10th Percentile £26,250 £23,500 £25,000
90th Percentile £65,000 £65,000 £63,750
England median annual salary £47,500 £45,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year +4.40% +1.11% -

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 22 October 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 6 months to 22 October 2017. 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 -3 955 £45,000 - 104
Hertfordshire -2 562 £42,500 - 44
Essex +1 183 £40,000 -20.00% 8
Bedfordshire 0 124 £40,000 +3.90% 3
Suffolk -1 96 £45,000 +5.88% 8
Norfolk 0 37 £30,000 -20.00% 6
East Anglia - 1 - - 1
Degree
England

For the 6 months to 22 October 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.

1 940 (48.01%) Computer Science
2 750 (38.30%) Software Engineering
3 522 (26.66%) Java
4 509 (26.00%) Agile Software Development
5 486 (24.82%) Mathematics
5 486 (24.82%) C++
6 478 (24.41%) Computer Science Degree
7 439 (22.42%) Python
8 438 (22.37%) C#
9 433 (22.11%) JavaScript
10 425 (21.71%) SQL
11 375 (19.15%) Linux
12 360 (18.39%) HTML
13 352 (17.98%) Windows
14 334 (17.06%) OO
14 334 (17.06%) Microsoft
15 313 (15.99%) C
16 312 (15.93%) .NET
17 279 (14.25%) Finance
18 266 (13.59%) Analytical Skills
19 263 (13.43%) CSS
20 234 (11.95%) SQL Server
20 234 (11.95%) Physics
21 217 (11.08%) SDLC
22 180 (9.19%) Telecoms
23 176 (8.99%) Algorithms
24 172 (8.78%) TDD
25 170 (8.68%) ASP.NET
26 165 (8.43%) Web Development
27 164 (8.38%) HTML5

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 59 (3.01%) CMS
2 48 (2.45%) SharePoint
3 24 (1.23%) Elasticsearch
3 24 (1.23%) JBoss
3 24 (1.23%) OpenStack
4 23 (1.17%) Oracle SOA Suite
4 23 (1.17%) SAS
5 22 (1.12%) Tomcat
6 18 (0.92%) MS Exchange
7 17 (0.87%) IIS
8 13 (0.66%) Apache
8 13 (0.66%) Apache Spark
8 13 (0.66%) Confluence
9 12 (0.61%) nginx
9 12 (0.61%) Oracle Service Bus
10 11 (0.56%) Cloud Foundry
10 11 (0.56%) Skype for Business
11 10 (0.51%) Sitecore CMS
12 9 (0.46%) WebLogic
13 8 (0.41%) WebSphere
Applications
1 71 (3.63%) Microsoft Office
2 62 (3.17%) Microsoft Excel
3 25 (1.28%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 12 (0.61%) MS Visio
5 10 (0.51%) SPSS
6 9 (0.46%) Adobe After Effects
7 7 (0.36%) Zemax
8 6 (0.31%) Photoshop
8 6 (0.31%) Simulink
8 6 (0.31%) Spreadsheet
9 5 (0.26%) SOLIDWORKS
9 5 (0.26%) XMetaL
10 4 (0.20%) Adobe Creative Suite
11 3 (0.15%) Adobe Illustrator
11 3 (0.15%) Adobe Premiere
11 3 (0.15%) Inkscape
11 3 (0.15%) Pipeline Pilot
12 2 (0.10%) InfoPath
12 2 (0.10%) Microsoft Project
13 1 (0.051%) Maya
Business Applications
1 8 (0.41%) Dynamics CRM
2 7 (0.36%) Magento
3 5 (0.26%) Salesforce.com CRM
4 2 (0.10%) Dynamics AX
4 2 (0.10%) Dynamics NAV
5 1 (0.051%) CA PPM
5 1 (0.051%) Oracle Applications
5 1 (0.051%) Oracle EBS
5 1 (0.051%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
Cloud Services
1 129 (6.59%) Amazon AWS
2 66 (3.37%) Microsoft Azure
3 55 (2.81%) SaaS
4 45 (2.30%) Office 365
5 25 (1.28%) GitHub
6 21 (1.07%) Cloud Computing
7 11 (0.56%) Adobe Creative Cloud
7 11 (0.56%) Amazon EC2
7 11 (0.56%) AWS CloudFormation
8 7 (0.36%) Amazon S3
8 7 (0.36%) IaaS
8 7 (0.36%) PaaS
9 5 (0.26%) Amazon CloudWatch
9 5 (0.26%) Amazon Glacier
9 5 (0.26%) Amazon SQS
9 5 (0.26%) AWS CloudTrail
9 5 (0.26%) Virtual Private Cloud
10 4 (0.20%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
10 4 (0.20%) Google App Engine
10 4 (0.20%) Google Cloud Platform
Communications & Networking
1 147 (7.51%) Wireless
2 81 (4.14%) Firewall
3 63 (3.22%) VPN
4 55 (2.81%) TCP/IP
5 53 (2.71%) Internet
6 44 (2.25%) WAN
7 40 (2.04%) LAN
8 39 (1.99%) DNS
9 37 (1.89%) Wi-Fi
10 33 (1.69%) SAN
11 31 (1.58%) DHCP
12 26 (1.33%) VLAN
13 24 (1.23%) Bluetooth
14 23 (1.17%) FTP
15 20 (1.02%) HTTP
15 20 (1.02%) WLAN
16 16 (0.82%) BGP
16 16 (0.82%) HTTPS
16 16 (0.82%) Intrusion Detection
16 16 (0.82%) OSPF
Database & Business Intelligence
1 234 (11.95%) SQL Server
2 135 (6.89%) MySQL
3 94 (4.80%) Relational Database
4 76 (3.88%) NoSQL
5 46 (2.35%) Big Data
6 45 (2.30%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 44 (2.25%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 41 (2.09%) MongoDB
9 28 (1.43%) RDBMS
10 24 (1.23%) SQL Server Analysis Services
11 23 (1.17%) Hadoop
12 20 (1.02%) Data Mining
12 20 (1.02%) OLAP
12 20 (1.02%) OLTP
13 19 (0.97%) BusinessObjects
13 19 (0.97%) GIS
14 18 (0.92%) Data Warehouse
14 18 (0.92%) SQL Server 2008
15 14 (0.72%) PostgreSQL
15 14 (0.72%) QlikView
Development Applications
1 143 (7.30%) Git (software)
2 89 (4.55%) Visual Studio
3 66 (3.37%) NUnit
4 61 (3.12%) LabVIEW
5 60 (3.06%) JIRA
6 53 (2.71%) Jenkins
7 52 (2.66%) Subversion
8 33 (1.69%) Selenium
9 32 (1.63%) Team Foundation Server
10 29 (1.48%) Eclipse
11 27 (1.38%) Mercurial
12 25 (1.28%) Cucumber
13 24 (1.23%) JUnit
14 19 (0.97%) Maven
15 18 (0.92%) Moq
15 18 (0.92%) TeamCity
16 17 (0.87%) JBehave
17 16 (0.82%) VSS/SourceSafe
18 15 (0.77%) ClearCase
19 14 (0.72%) Jasmine
General
1 279 (14.25%) Finance
2 180 (9.19%) Telecoms
3 149 (7.61%) Electronics
4 114 (5.82%) Marketing
5 95 (4.85%) Retail
6 67 (3.42%) Manufacturing
7 57 (2.91%) Advertising
8 42 (2.15%) Games
9 38 (1.94%) Back Office
10 37 (1.89%) Military
11 29 (1.48%) Aerospace
12 28 (1.43%) Automotive
13 26 (1.33%) Pharmaceutical
14 17 (0.87%) Publishing
15 11 (0.56%) French Language
15 11 (0.56%) Multimedia
16 9 (0.46%) Banking
17 8 (0.41%) German Language
18 7 (0.36%) Legal
18 7 (0.36%) Mandarin Language
Job Titles
1 749 (38.25%) Developer
2 422 (21.55%) Software Engineer
3 257 (13.13%) Graduate
4 227 (11.59%) Software Developer
5 201 (10.27%) Java Developer
6 167 (8.53%) C++ Software Engineer
7 157 (8.02%) Graduate Developer
8 134 (6.84%) C++ Developer
9 130 (6.64%) Analyst
10 119 (6.08%) C# Developer
11 107 (5.46%) C++ Software Developer
12 104 (5.31%) Junior
13 103 (5.26%) Developer/Software Engineer
14 101 (5.16%) .NET Developer
14 101 (5.16%) C Software Engineer
15 95 (4.85%) Embedded Engineer
16 85 (4.34%) Senior Developer
17 81 (4.14%) Java Engineer
17 81 (4.14%) Senior Software Engineer
18 77 (3.93%) C/C++ Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 360 (18.39%) HTML
2 312 (15.93%) .NET
3 263 (13.43%) CSS
4 170 (8.68%) ASP.NET
5 164 (8.38%) HTML5
6 151 (7.71%) jQuery
7 146 (7.46%) AngularJS
8 115 (5.87%) Web Services
9 111 (5.67%) XML
10 89 (4.55%) Spring
11 80 (4.09%) CSS3
12 74 (3.78%) ASP.NET Web API
12 74 (3.78%) REST
13 65 (3.32%) JSON
14 64 (3.27%) React
15 58 (2.96%) Node.js
16 54 (2.76%) WCF
17 49 (2.50%) ASP.NET MVC
18 45 (2.30%) Java EE
19 44 (2.25%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 940 (48.01%) Computer Science
2 266 (13.59%) Analytical Skills
3 176 (8.99%) Algorithms
4 81 (4.14%) Mobile App
5 73 (3.73%) User Experience
6 52 (2.66%) Data Structures
7 50 (2.55%) Management Information System
8 44 (2.25%) Client/Server
9 36 (1.84%) 3D Printing
10 34 (1.74%) Greenfield Project
11 32 (1.63%) Internet of Things
12 28 (1.43%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
13 27 (1.38%) Embedded Systems
13 27 (1.38%) Robotics
14 24 (1.23%) Life Science
15 22 (1.12%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
16 20 (1.02%) Enterprise Software
17 15 (0.77%) Data Centre
17 15 (0.77%) Linux Command Line
18 14 (0.72%) Driving Licence
Operating Systems
1 375 (19.15%) Linux
2 352 (17.98%) Windows
3 115 (5.87%) Unix
4 112 (5.72%) Android
5 82 (4.19%) Apple iOS
6 76 (3.88%) Windows Server
7 34 (1.74%) Debian
8 28 (1.43%) Windows 10
9 20 (1.02%) Ubuntu
9 20 (1.02%) Windows 7
9 20 (1.02%) Windows Server 2012
10 19 (0.97%) Mac OS
11 18 (0.92%) Embedded Linux
12 14 (0.72%) Windows Server 2008
13 11 (0.56%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
14 10 (0.51%) Windows Vista
15 9 (0.46%) CoreOS
16 6 (0.31%) Windows 8
16 6 (0.31%) Windows Embedded Compact
17 5 (0.26%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 750 (38.30%) Software Engineering
2 509 (26.00%) Agile Software Development
3 486 (24.82%) Mathematics
4 334 (17.06%) OO
5 234 (11.95%) Physics
6 217 (11.08%) SDLC
7 172 (8.78%) TDD
8 165 (8.43%) Web Development
9 163 (8.32%) Test Automation
10 152 (7.76%) Scrum
11 148 (7.56%) Multithreading
12 132 (6.74%) MVC
13 105 (5.36%) Project Management
14 103 (5.26%) Unit Testing
15 95 (4.85%) Machine Learning
16 92 (4.70%) Business Intelligence
17 91 (4.65%) ITIL
17 91 (4.65%) Mentoring
18 89 (4.55%) OOP
19 84 (4.29%) Data Analysis
Programming Languages
1 522 (26.66%) Java
2 486 (24.82%) C++
3 439 (22.42%) Python
4 438 (22.37%) C#
5 433 (22.11%) JavaScript
6 425 (21.71%) SQL
7 313 (15.99%) C
8 110 (5.62%) Perl
9 84 (4.29%) PHP
10 69 (3.52%) MATLAB
11 58 (2.96%) T-SQL
12 52 (2.66%) PowerShell
13 46 (2.35%) Embedded C
14 39 (1.99%) Ruby
15 38 (1.94%) Objective-C
16 33 (1.69%) R
17 31 (1.58%) VB.NET
18 27 (1.38%) TypeScript
19 25 (1.28%) VBA
20 22 (1.12%) Fortran
Qualifications
1 478 (24.41%) Computer Science Degree
2 96 (4.90%) Microsoft Certification
3 87 (4.44%) PhD
4 86 (4.39%) Numerate Degree
5 49 (2.50%) MCP
6 47 (2.40%) Security Cleared
7 35 (1.79%) ISEB
8 25 (1.28%) MCSA
9 24 (1.23%) Cisco Certification
10 23 (1.17%) CCNA
11 21 (1.07%) SC Cleared
12 20 (1.02%) Master's Degree
13 17 (0.87%) PMI Certification
14 13 (0.66%) HND
15 12 (0.61%) ITIL Certification
15 12 (0.61%) Postgraduate
16 11 (0.56%) ISTQB
16 11 (0.56%) MCSE
16 11 (0.56%) Oracle Certification
17 10 (0.51%) CISSP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 94 (4.80%) QA
2 62 (3.17%) SLA
3 24 (1.23%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 23 (1.17%) ISO 9001
5 22 (1.12%) Data Quality
6 15 (0.77%) PMO
7 10 (0.51%) MISRA
8 9 (0.46%) HL7
9 5 (0.26%) GDPR
10 3 (0.15%) COBIT
10 3 (0.15%) PMBOK
11 1 (0.051%) Def Stans
11 1 (0.051%) IEC 61508
11 1 (0.051%) IEC 62304
11 1 (0.051%) MISRA C
System Software
1 70 (3.58%) VMware Infrastructure
2 57 (2.91%) Firmware
3 56 (2.86%) Docker
4 50 (2.55%) Active Directory
5 24 (1.23%) vSphere
6 14 (0.72%) Terminal Server
7 12 (0.61%) Hyper-V
8 11 (0.56%) Apache Flume
9 10 (0.51%) Ceph
10 9 (0.46%) Oracle RAC
11 5 (0.26%) Virtual Machines
11 5 (0.26%) VMware ESXi
12 2 (0.10%) VMware NSX
12 2 (0.10%) VMware Server
12 2 (0.10%) XenApp
13 1 (0.051%) iptables
13 1 (0.051%) QEMU
13 1 (0.051%) Samba
13 1 (0.051%) Terminal Services
13 1 (0.051%) Virtual Servers
Systems Management
1 28 (1.43%) Puppet
2 22 (1.12%) Ansible
3 15 (0.77%) SCCM
4 12 (0.61%) Kubernetes
5 10 (0.51%) HP Quality Center
6 8 (0.41%) Opscode Chef
7 5 (0.26%) Microsoft Intune
8 4 (0.20%) Consul
8 4 (0.20%) HP SiteScope
9 3 (0.15%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
10 2 (0.10%) Cisco CUCM
10 2 (0.10%) Terraform
10 2 (0.10%) vCenter Server
11 1 (0.051%) AirWatch
11 1 (0.051%) Cisco CME
11 1 (0.051%) HockeyApp
11 1 (0.051%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
11 1 (0.051%) vRealize
11 1 (0.051%) WSUS
11 1 (0.051%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 334 (17.06%) Microsoft
2 125 (6.38%) Oracle
3 79 (4.03%) VMware
4 58 (2.96%) Citrix
5 50 (2.55%) SAP
6 48 (2.45%) Cisco
7 40 (2.04%) Adobe
8 36 (1.84%) Tableau
8 36 (1.84%) Xerox
9 32 (1.63%) IBM
10 25 (1.28%) NetApp
11 24 (1.23%) Perforce
12 22 (1.12%) Xamarin
13 20 (1.02%) Sitecore
14 19 (0.97%) HP
15 17 (0.87%) Salesforce.com
16 16 (0.82%) Google
16 16 (0.82%) Symantec
17 11 (0.56%) CheckPoint
17 11 (0.56%) Red Hat