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

Academic Degree
England > East of England
6 months to
22 Aug 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 8 9 11
Rank change year-on-year +1 +2 -1
Permanent jobs citing Degree 2023 2122 2589
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the East of England 16.91% 15.80% 16.47%
As % of the Qualifications category 56.68% 54.58% 51.91%
Number of salaries quoted 1641 1851 2255
East of England median annual salary £40,000 £42,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -5.88% +6.25% -
10th Percentile £25,500 £24,000 £24,000
90th Percentile £61,250 £63,750 £60,000
England median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000

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 3569 3888 4987
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the East of England 29.84% 28.95% 31.73%
Number of salaries quoted 2746 3137 4086
East of England median annual salary £43,750 £42,500 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +2.94% - +6.25%
10th Percentile £26,250 £24,000 £25,000
90th Percentile £65,000 £65,000 £62,500
England median annual salary £46,000 £46,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year -1.08% +3.33% -

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 August 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 August 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 -2 898 £42,500 -5.56% 122
Hertfordshire -5 552 £42,423 -5.73% 35
Essex +7 285 £37,500 -25.00% 12
Bedfordshire +3 141 £35,000 -9.09% 9
Suffolk 0 117 £45,000 +20.00% 6
Norfolk -14 32 £32,500 - 3
Degree
England

For the 6 months to 22 August 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.

1 942 (46.56%) Computer Science
2 665 (32.87%) Software Engineering
3 548 (27.09%) Java
4 537 (26.54%) Agile Software Development
5 529 (26.15%) Computer Science Degree
6 499 (24.67%) Mathematics
7 495 (24.47%) JavaScript
8 461 (22.79%) C#
9 454 (22.44%) Python
10 452 (22.34%) SQL
11 441 (21.80%) C++
12 382 (18.88%) HTML
13 368 (18.19%) Microsoft
14 341 (16.86%) .NET
15 335 (16.56%) Linux
16 331 (16.36%) Windows
17 295 (14.58%) CSS
18 288 (14.24%) OO
19 283 (13.99%) C
20 266 (13.15%) SQL Server
20 266 (13.15%) Finance
21 264 (13.05%) Analytical Skills
22 209 (10.33%) Telecoms
23 208 (10.28%) Web Development
24 204 (10.08%) SDLC
25 199 (9.84%) Physics
25 199 (9.84%) Test Automation
26 198 (9.79%) ASP.NET
27 185 (9.14%) Oracle
28 184 (9.10%) 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 (2.92%) SharePoint
2 56 (2.77%) CMS
3 48 (2.37%) JBoss
4 40 (1.98%) Apache Spark
4 40 (1.98%) Tomcat
5 33 (1.63%) Oracle SOA Suite
6 28 (1.38%) SAS
7 27 (1.33%) Elasticsearch
8 21 (1.04%) Apache
8 21 (1.04%) GlassFish
9 20 (0.99%) IIS
9 20 (0.99%) Oracle Service Bus
10 18 (0.89%) OpenStack
10 18 (0.89%) Skype for Business
11 17 (0.84%) nginx
11 17 (0.84%) WebLogic
12 16 (0.79%) WebSphere
13 12 (0.59%) Apache Pig
13 12 (0.59%) MS Exchange
13 12 (0.59%) Sitecore CMS
Applications
1 77 (3.81%) Microsoft Excel
2 70 (3.46%) Microsoft Office
3 43 (2.13%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 22 (1.09%) MS Visio
5 13 (0.64%) SPSS
6 12 (0.59%) Adobe After Effects
7 8 (0.40%) Photoshop
7 8 (0.40%) Zemax
8 7 (0.35%) Simulink
9 6 (0.30%) Spreadsheet
10 5 (0.25%) XMetaL
11 4 (0.20%) Adobe Creative Suite
12 3 (0.15%) Adobe Premiere
12 3 (0.15%) Camtasia
12 3 (0.15%) Inkscape
12 3 (0.15%) Microsoft Project
12 3 (0.15%) Pipeline Pilot
12 3 (0.15%) Snagit
13 2 (0.099%) Adobe Illustrator
13 2 (0.099%) SOLIDWORKS
Business Applications
1 7 (0.35%) Dynamics CRM
1 7 (0.35%) Magento
2 5 (0.25%) Salesforce.com CRM
3 3 (0.15%) Dynamics AX
3 3 (0.15%) Dynamics NAV
3 3 (0.15%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
4 2 (0.099%) HFM
4 2 (0.099%) Oracle EBS
5 1 (0.049%) CA PPM
5 1 (0.049%) Oracle Applications
5 1 (0.049%) Oracle Payables
5 1 (0.049%) PeopleSoft HCM
5 1 (0.049%) SAP SD
Cloud Services
1 140 (6.92%) Amazon AWS
2 59 (2.92%) Microsoft Azure
3 58 (2.87%) Office 365
4 47 (2.32%) SaaS
5 35 (1.73%) GitHub
6 14 (0.69%) Adobe Creative Cloud
7 12 (0.59%) Amazon EC2
7 12 (0.59%) Cloud Computing
8 10 (0.49%) AWS CloudFormation
9 8 (0.40%) Amazon S3
10 6 (0.30%) Amazon CloudWatch
10 6 (0.30%) Amazon Glacier
10 6 (0.30%) Amazon SQS
10 6 (0.30%) AWS CloudTrail
10 6 (0.30%) IaaS
10 6 (0.30%) PaaS
10 6 (0.30%) Virtual Private Cloud
11 5 (0.25%) AWS Lambda
12 2 (0.099%) Amazon EMR
12 2 (0.099%) iTunes
Communications & Networking
1 137 (6.77%) Wireless
2 86 (4.25%) Firewall
3 67 (3.31%) Internet
4 50 (2.47%) Wi-Fi
5 49 (2.42%) VPN
6 46 (2.27%) TCP/IP
7 44 (2.17%) WAN
8 43 (2.13%) LAN
9 38 (1.88%) DNS
10 34 (1.68%) Bluetooth
11 28 (1.38%) DHCP
12 27 (1.33%) SAN
13 24 (1.19%) VLAN
14 22 (1.09%) HTTP
14 22 (1.09%) WLAN
15 18 (0.89%) Skype
16 17 (0.84%) VoIP
17 15 (0.74%) FTP
17 15 (0.74%) Intrusion Detection
18 14 (0.69%) HTTPS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 266 (13.15%) SQL Server
2 135 (6.67%) MySQL
3 98 (4.84%) Relational Database
4 87 (4.30%) NoSQL
5 60 (2.97%) Big Data
6 57 (2.82%) MongoDB
7 56 (2.77%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 39 (1.93%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 37 (1.83%) Hadoop
10 33 (1.63%) Oracle Database
10 33 (1.63%) RDBMS
11 30 (1.48%) BusinessObjects
12 23 (1.14%) PostgreSQL
13 22 (1.09%) Data Mining
14 21 (1.04%) CouchDB
14 21 (1.04%) QlikView
15 20 (0.99%) GIS
15 20 (0.99%) OLAP
15 20 (0.99%) OLTP
16 19 (0.94%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 150 (7.41%) Git (software)
2 99 (4.89%) Visual Studio
3 75 (3.71%) LabVIEW
4 68 (3.36%) NUnit
5 62 (3.06%) Selenium
6 58 (2.87%) JIRA
6 58 (2.87%) Subversion
7 56 (2.77%) Jenkins
8 40 (1.98%) Maven
9 31 (1.53%) Cucumber
10 30 (1.48%) Eclipse
11 28 (1.38%) Team Foundation Server
12 27 (1.33%) TeamCity
13 25 (1.24%) Ant
14 23 (1.14%) Gradle
15 22 (1.09%) Mercurial
15 22 (1.09%) VSS/SourceSafe
16 20 (0.99%) Jasmine
16 20 (0.99%) MSTest
17 16 (0.79%) Moq
General
1 266 (13.15%) Finance
2 209 (10.33%) Telecoms
3 130 (6.43%) Electronics
4 114 (5.64%) Marketing
5 96 (4.75%) Retail
6 71 (3.51%) Advertising
7 62 (3.06%) Manufacturing
8 45 (2.22%) Games
9 42 (2.08%) Pharmaceutical
10 31 (1.53%) Back Office
11 27 (1.33%) Aerospace
12 25 (1.24%) Military
13 22 (1.09%) Automotive
14 16 (0.79%) Publishing
15 14 (0.69%) Banking
16 13 (0.64%) Law
17 11 (0.54%) French Language
17 11 (0.54%) Multimedia
18 10 (0.49%) Legal
19 9 (0.44%) German Language
Job Titles
1 823 (40.68%) Developer
2 340 (16.81%) Software Engineer
3 248 (12.26%) Graduate
4 234 (11.57%) Java Developer
5 197 (9.74%) Software Developer
6 167 (8.26%) Analyst
7 152 (7.51%) Graduate Developer
8 123 (6.08%) C# Developer
9 119 (5.88%) C++ Software Engineer
10 116 (5.73%) Senior Developer
11 108 (5.34%) .NET Developer
12 102 (5.04%) C++ Developer
12 102 (5.04%) Consultant
13 101 (4.99%) Junior
14 93 (4.60%) Embedded Engineer
15 84 (4.15%) Web Developer
16 83 (4.10%) JavaScript Developer
17 81 (4.00%) Developer/Software Engineer
18 78 (3.86%) C++ Software Developer
19 67 (3.31%) C Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 382 (18.88%) HTML
2 341 (16.86%) .NET
3 295 (14.58%) CSS
4 198 (9.79%) ASP.NET
5 184 (9.10%) HTML5
6 174 (8.60%) jQuery
7 164 (8.11%) AngularJS
8 132 (6.52%) Spring
9 119 (5.88%) Web Services
10 111 (5.49%) CSS3
11 104 (5.14%) XML
12 91 (4.50%) Node.js
13 74 (3.66%) ASP.NET Web API
14 72 (3.56%) Java EE
15 64 (3.16%) JSON
16 59 (2.92%) ASP.NET MVC
17 58 (2.87%) Hibernate
18 57 (2.82%) REST
19 53 (2.62%) Ajax
20 51 (2.52%) React
Miscellaneous
1 942 (46.56%) Computer Science
2 264 (13.05%) Analytical Skills
3 157 (7.76%) Algorithms
4 84 (4.15%) Mobile App
5 80 (3.95%) User Experience
6 59 (2.92%) Management Information System
7 48 (2.37%) Internet of Things
8 42 (2.08%) Data Structures
9 38 (1.88%) Embedded Systems
10 37 (1.83%) Enterprise Software
10 37 (1.83%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
11 35 (1.73%) Client/Server
12 34 (1.68%) 3D Printing
13 28 (1.38%) Greenfield Project
14 23 (1.14%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
14 23 (1.14%) Smartphone
15 21 (1.04%) Driving Licence
16 17 (0.84%) Data Centre
17 15 (0.74%) Grid Computing
17 15 (0.74%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 335 (16.56%) Linux
2 331 (16.36%) Windows
3 108 (5.34%) Android
4 84 (4.15%) Unix
5 80 (3.95%) Apple iOS
6 65 (3.21%) Windows Server
7 32 (1.58%) Windows 10
8 26 (1.29%) Windows Server 2012
9 23 (1.14%) Windows 7
10 22 (1.09%) Debian
11 16 (0.79%) Windows Server 2008
12 15 (0.74%) Embedded Linux
12 15 (0.74%) Mac OS
12 15 (0.74%) VMS
13 11 (0.54%) Windows 8
14 10 (0.49%) Windows Server 2003
14 10 (0.49%) Windows Vista
15 7 (0.35%) Ubuntu
16 6 (0.30%) Windows Embedded Compact
17 5 (0.25%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 665 (32.87%) Software Engineering
2 537 (26.54%) Agile Software Development
3 499 (24.67%) Mathematics
4 288 (14.24%) OO
5 208 (10.28%) Web Development
6 204 (10.08%) SDLC
7 199 (9.84%) Physics
7 199 (9.84%) Test Automation
8 178 (8.80%) MVC
9 147 (7.27%) TDD
10 134 (6.62%) Scrum
11 124 (6.13%) Project Management
12 123 (6.08%) ITIL
13 112 (5.54%) Mentoring
14 104 (5.14%) Multithreading
15 102 (5.04%) Business Intelligence
16 82 (4.05%) Data Analysis
16 82 (4.05%) Unit Testing
17 81 (4.00%) Machine Learning
18 78 (3.86%) Signal Processing
Programming Languages
1 548 (27.09%) Java
2 495 (24.47%) JavaScript
3 461 (22.79%) C#
4 454 (22.44%) Python
5 452 (22.34%) SQL
6 441 (21.80%) C++
7 283 (13.99%) C
8 147 (7.27%) Perl
9 89 (4.40%) MATLAB
10 85 (4.20%) PHP
11 64 (3.16%) T-SQL
12 50 (2.47%) PowerShell
13 47 (2.32%) Ruby
14 42 (2.08%) PL/SQL
15 36 (1.78%) Embedded C
16 35 (1.73%) TypeScript
17 33 (1.63%) Objective-C
18 28 (1.38%) R
18 28 (1.38%) VB.NET
19 21 (1.04%) VBA
Qualifications
1 529 (26.15%) Computer Science Degree
2 115 (5.68%) Numerate Degree
3 101 (4.99%) PhD
4 96 (4.75%) Microsoft Certification
5 47 (2.32%) ISEB
6 46 (2.27%) Security Cleared
7 41 (2.03%) MCP
8 27 (1.33%) Master's Degree
8 27 (1.33%) MCSA
9 24 (1.19%) SC Cleared
10 21 (1.04%) Cisco Certification
11 20 (0.99%) CCNA
12 19 (0.94%) ITIL Certification
13 18 (0.89%) ISTQB
13 18 (0.89%) PMI Certification
13 18 (0.89%) Postgraduate
14 13 (0.64%) MCSE
15 12 (0.59%) Oracle Certification
16 10 (0.49%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
17 9 (0.44%) CEH
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 103 (5.09%) QA
2 56 (2.77%) SLA
3 27 (1.33%) Data Quality
4 21 (1.04%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 19 (0.94%) PMO
6 16 (0.79%) ISO 9001
7 13 (0.64%) HL7
8 9 (0.44%) MISRA
9 3 (0.15%) GDPR
9 3 (0.15%) GxP
10 1 (0.049%) Cyber Essentials
10 1 (0.049%) Def Stans
10 1 (0.049%) GMP
10 1 (0.049%) IEC 61508
10 1 (0.049%) MISRA C
System Software
1 75 (3.71%) Firmware
2 62 (3.06%) VMware Infrastructure
3 51 (2.52%) Active Directory
4 43 (2.13%) Docker
5 14 (0.69%) vSphere
6 13 (0.64%) LXC
6 13 (0.64%) Terminal Server
7 11 (0.54%) Apache Flume
8 10 (0.49%) Hyper-V
9 9 (0.44%) KVM
9 9 (0.44%) Oracle RAC
9 9 (0.44%) Virtual Machines
10 5 (0.25%) XenApp
10 5 (0.25%) XenDesktop
11 3 (0.15%) Ceph
11 3 (0.15%) VMware ESXi
12 2 (0.099%) VMware Server
13 1 (0.049%) Terminal Services
13 1 (0.049%) Xen
13 1 (0.049%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 31 (1.53%) Puppet
2 21 (1.04%) SCCM
3 20 (0.99%) Ansible
4 14 (0.69%) Opscode Chef
5 12 (0.59%) HP Quality Center
6 6 (0.30%) Cisco CUCM
6 6 (0.30%) Microsoft Intune
6 6 (0.30%) Packer
7 5 (0.25%) AirWatch
7 5 (0.25%) Cisco UCCX
8 4 (0.20%) HP SiteScope
8 4 (0.20%) Kubernetes
8 4 (0.20%) Terraform
9 3 (0.15%) vCenter Server
10 2 (0.099%) Consul
10 2 (0.099%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
10 2 (0.099%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
10 2 (0.099%) Tivoli Storage Manager
10 2 (0.099%) WSUS
11 1 (0.049%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 368 (18.19%) Microsoft
2 185 (9.14%) Oracle
3 66 (3.26%) VMware
4 61 (3.02%) Citrix
5 55 (2.72%) SAP
6 46 (2.27%) Cisco
7 39 (1.93%) Tableau
8 34 (1.68%) Adobe
9 28 (1.38%) Xamarin
10 27 (1.33%) Perforce
11 25 (1.24%) Xerox
12 22 (1.09%) Sitecore
13 19 (0.94%) Google
13 19 (0.94%) Salesforce.com
14 18 (0.89%) IBM
15 15 (0.74%) NetApp
16 11 (0.54%) Orchard
17 9 (0.44%) CA Agile Central
17 9 (0.44%) WatchGuard
18 8 (0.40%) Facebook