Period
to 25 April 2018

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 25 April 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Academic Degree
England > East of England
6 months to
25 Apr 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 7 7 10
Rank change year-on-year 0 +3 +2
Permanent jobs citing Degree 2,081 2,060 2,212
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the East of England 16.12% 16.83% 15.20%
As % of the Qualifications category 57.09% 57.64% 51.09%
Number of salaries quoted 1,627 1,724 1,806
East of England median annual salary £47,500 £42,500 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +11.76% - -
10th Percentile £26,250 £25,500 £25,000
90th Percentile £67,500 £62,500 £65,000
England median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year +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 3,645 3,574 4,330
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the East of England 28.23% 29.20% 29.76%
Number of salaries quoted 2,803 2,721 3,359
East of England median annual salary £46,500 £44,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.68% +3.53% -
10th Percentile £26,250 £26,000 £25,750
90th Percentile £67,500 £65,000 £65,000
England median annual salary £49,000 £45,000 £47,000
% change year-on-year +8.89% -4.26% +4.44%

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 25 April 2018.

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 25 April 2018. 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 1,119 £45,000 - 313
Hertfordshire +1 607 £50,000 +25.00% 106
Essex -11 175 £50,000 +6.56% 66
Bedfordshire +11 88 £46,056 +51.00% 56
Norfolk +24 55 £28,500 -12.31% 14
Suffolk -24 36 £45,000 -2.70% 23
Degree
England

For the 6 months to 25 April 2018, 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.

1 945 (45.41%) Computer Science
2 536 (25.76%) Software Engineering
3 527 (25.32%) Agile Software Development
4 520 (24.99%) Mathematics
5 493 (23.69%) Computer Science Degree
6 454 (21.82%) C++
7 453 (21.77%) Python
8 440 (21.14%) Linux
9 413 (19.85%) Java
10 412 (19.80%) SQL
11 385 (18.50%) C
12 359 (17.25%) Problem-Solving
13 353 (16.96%) C#
14 317 (15.23%) JavaScript
15 291 (13.98%) .NET
16 276 (13.26%) Microsoft
17 262 (12.59%) Analytical Skills
18 240 (11.53%) Windows
19 231 (11.10%) SDLC
20 228 (10.96%) SQL Server
21 227 (10.91%) HTML
22 219 (10.52%) OO
23 202 (9.71%) Finance
24 200 (9.61%) CSS
25 189 (9.08%) Test Automation
26 184 (8.84%) Physics
27 181 (8.70%) Amazon AWS
28 157 (7.54%) PhD
29 148 (7.11%) Electronics
30 147 (7.06%) Machine Learning

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 52 (2.50%) OpenStack
2 51 (2.45%) SharePoint
3 43 (2.07%) JBoss
4 41 (1.97%) Tomcat
5 38 (1.83%) Apache Spark
6 30 (1.44%) Oracle SOA Suite
6 30 (1.44%) WebSphere
7 24 (1.15%) MS Exchange
8 19 (0.91%) Skype for Business
9 18 (0.86%) Oracle Service Bus
10 17 (0.82%) Apache
11 16 (0.77%) GlassFish
12 14 (0.67%) WebLogic
13 11 (0.53%) Elasticsearch
14 10 (0.48%) Mule
14 10 (0.48%) Mule ESB
14 10 (0.48%) SAS
15 9 (0.43%) Confluence
16 7 (0.34%) CMS
17 6 (0.29%) Umbraco
Applications
1 73 (3.51%) Microsoft Excel
2 62 (2.98%) Microsoft Office
3 20 (0.96%) Weka
4 19 (0.91%) Microsoft PowerPoint
5 18 (0.86%) Photoshop
6 13 (0.62%) Zemax
7 12 (0.58%) Microsoft Project
8 10 (0.48%) Adobe Illustrator
8 10 (0.48%) MS Visio
9 7 (0.34%) Camtasia
10 6 (0.29%) SOLIDWORKS
11 4 (0.19%) SPSS
12 3 (0.14%) AutoCAD
12 3 (0.14%) OrCAD
12 3 (0.14%) PTC Creo
13 2 (0.096%) Autodesk Inventor
13 2 (0.096%) Pro/ENGINEER
13 2 (0.096%) Revit
13 2 (0.096%) Simulink
13 2 (0.096%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 11 (0.53%) Dynamics AX
2 9 (0.43%) Oracle EBS
2 9 (0.43%) Payment Gateway
3 5 (0.24%) Dynamics CRM
4 4 (0.19%) Oracle ERP
4 4 (0.19%) SAP Hybris
5 3 (0.14%) SAP S/4HANA
5 3 (0.14%) Workfront
6 2 (0.096%) Adobe Campaign
6 2 (0.096%) Magento
6 2 (0.096%) Oracle Applications
7 1 (0.048%) Aareon QL
7 1 (0.048%) Cognos Business Intelligence
7 1 (0.048%) Cognos TM1
7 1 (0.048%) Dynamics NAV
7 1 (0.048%) FastStats
7 1 (0.048%) FastStats PeopleStage
7 1 (0.048%) NetSuite
7 1 (0.048%) SAP Business One
Cloud Services
1 181 (8.70%) Amazon AWS
2 100 (4.81%) Microsoft Azure
3 49 (2.35%) SaaS
4 40 (1.92%) Cloud Computing
5 35 (1.68%) GitHub
6 33 (1.59%) Office 365
7 25 (1.20%) Amazon EC2
7 25 (1.20%) Google Cloud Platform
8 14 (0.67%) AWS CloudFormation
8 14 (0.67%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
8 14 (0.67%) PaaS
9 11 (0.53%) IaaS
10 9 (0.43%) Boomi
11 8 (0.38%) Amazon CloudWatch
11 8 (0.38%) Amazon SQS
11 8 (0.38%) Google App Engine
11 8 (0.38%) Google Compute Engine
12 7 (0.34%) Amazon Glacier
12 7 (0.34%) AWS CloudTrail
12 7 (0.34%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 109 (5.24%) Wireless
2 99 (4.76%) Firewall
3 71 (3.41%) TCP/IP
4 66 (3.17%) Internet
5 52 (2.50%) Network Security
6 50 (2.40%) DNS
7 43 (2.07%) WAN
8 36 (1.73%) DHCP
9 33 (1.59%) Wi-Fi
10 26 (1.25%) MPLS
11 24 (1.15%) SNMP
12 22 (1.06%) HTTP
13 21 (1.01%) Bluetooth
13 21 (1.01%) VoIP
14 19 (0.91%) LAN
15 18 (0.86%) IPsec
16 16 (0.77%) VLAN
17 15 (0.72%) Unified Communications
18 14 (0.67%) Ethernet
18 14 (0.67%) Skype
Database & Business Intelligence
1 228 (10.96%) SQL Server
2 103 (4.95%) Relational Database
3 86 (4.13%) MySQL
4 68 (3.27%) NoSQL
5 49 (2.35%) Big Data
6 47 (2.26%) Hadoop
7 41 (1.97%) Data Mining
7 41 (1.97%) Data Warehouse
8 38 (1.83%) Oracle Database
9 30 (1.44%) MongoDB
10 28 (1.35%) GIS
11 21 (1.01%) PostgreSQL
12 18 (0.86%) Apache Hive
12 18 (0.86%) Power BI
13 17 (0.82%) SQL Server Integration Services
14 15 (0.72%) Amazon RDS
14 15 (0.72%) SQL Server 2008
15 14 (0.67%) BusinessObjects
16 13 (0.62%) Geospatial Data
16 13 (0.62%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 145 (6.97%) Git (software)
2 83 (3.99%) JIRA
3 80 (3.84%) Visual Studio
4 60 (2.88%) Selenium
5 52 (2.50%) Subversion
6 51 (2.45%) Jenkins
7 50 (2.40%) LabVIEW
8 41 (1.97%) NUnit
9 30 (1.44%) Gradle
9 30 (1.44%) Maven
10 28 (1.35%) JUnit
11 22 (1.06%) Ant
11 22 (1.06%) Mercurial
11 22 (1.06%) MSTest
11 22 (1.06%) Team Foundation Server
11 22 (1.06%) VSS/SourceSafe
12 21 (1.01%) Jasmine
12 21 (1.01%) TeamCity
12 21 (1.01%) Visual Studio Team System
13 18 (0.86%) Eclipse
General
1 202 (9.71%) Finance
2 148 (7.11%) Electronics
3 106 (5.09%) Retail
4 76 (3.65%) Telecoms
5 73 (3.51%) Marketing
6 64 (3.08%) Manufacturing
7 61 (2.93%) Advertising
8 50 (2.40%) Automotive
9 33 (1.59%) Games
10 22 (1.06%) Aerospace
11 17 (0.82%) Law
12 14 (0.67%) Pharmaceutical
13 12 (0.58%) German Language
13 12 (0.58%) Legal
14 8 (0.38%) Billing
14 8 (0.38%) French Language
14 8 (0.38%) Local Government
15 7 (0.34%) Publishing
16 6 (0.29%) Back Office
17 5 (0.24%) Interactive Media
Job Titles
1 638 (30.66%) Developer
2 341 (16.39%) Software Engineer
3 204 (9.80%) Analyst
4 195 (9.37%) Software Developer
5 185 (8.89%) Graduate
6 134 (6.44%) C++ Software Engineer
7 132 (6.34%) Senior Developer
8 124 (5.96%) Java Developer
9 123 (5.91%) .NET Developer
10 119 (5.72%) Embedded Engineer
11 113 (5.43%) C# Developer
12 108 (5.19%) Test Engineer
13 105 (5.05%) Junior
14 95 (4.57%) Graduate Developer
14 95 (4.57%) Linux Engineer
15 87 (4.18%) Embedded Software Engineer
16 86 (4.13%) C++ Developer
17 85 (4.08%) C# .NET Developer
18 78 (3.75%) Team Leader
19 77 (3.70%) C Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 291 (13.98%) .NET
2 227 (10.91%) HTML
3 200 (9.61%) CSS
4 121 (5.81%) ASP.NET
5 120 (5.77%) Web Services
6 113 (5.43%) HTML5
7 103 (4.95%) jQuery
8 100 (4.81%) AngularJS
9 86 (4.13%) Spring
10 68 (3.27%) CSS3
11 64 (3.08%) WPF
12 60 (2.88%) XML
13 57 (2.74%) WCF
14 56 (2.69%) Hibernate
15 52 (2.50%) REST
16 46 (2.21%) Java EE
17 45 (2.16%) TensorFlow
18 43 (2.07%) ASP.NET MVC
18 43 (2.07%) RESTful
19 42 (2.02%) ASP.NET Web API
Miscellaneous
1 945 (45.41%) Computer Science
2 262 (12.59%) Analytical Skills
3 144 (6.92%) Algorithms
4 128 (6.15%) Self-Motivation
5 112 (5.38%) Management Information System
6 90 (4.32%) User Experience
7 82 (3.94%) Mobile App
8 73 (3.51%) Robotics
9 67 (3.22%) Data Centre
10 47 (2.26%) Driving Licence
11 43 (2.07%) Data Structures
11 43 (2.07%) Embedded Systems
12 41 (1.97%) Life Science
13 35 (1.68%) Internet of Things
14 33 (1.59%) Greenfield Project
15 31 (1.49%) 3D Graphics
16 29 (1.39%) Acoustics
17 23 (1.11%) Optoelectronics
18 21 (1.01%) Private Cloud
18 21 (1.01%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 440 (21.14%) Linux
2 240 (11.53%) Windows
3 101 (4.85%) Unix
4 81 (3.89%) Android
5 55 (2.64%) Apple iOS
6 48 (2.31%) Windows Server
7 36 (1.73%) Embedded Linux
8 34 (1.63%) Debian
9 18 (0.86%) CoreOS
9 18 (0.86%) Windows Server 2012
10 15 (0.72%) Windows 7
11 14 (0.67%) Mac OS X
11 14 (0.67%) Ubuntu
12 13 (0.62%) Windows Server 2008
13 10 (0.48%) Windows 10
14 9 (0.43%) Windows XP
15 8 (0.38%) AIX
16 7 (0.34%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
17 5 (0.24%) CentOS
17 5 (0.24%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 536 (25.76%) Software Engineering
2 527 (25.32%) Agile Software Development
3 520 (24.99%) Mathematics
4 359 (17.25%) Problem-Solving
5 231 (11.10%) SDLC
6 219 (10.52%) OO
7 189 (9.08%) Test Automation
8 184 (8.84%) Physics
9 147 (7.06%) Machine Learning
10 139 (6.68%) MVC
11 131 (6.30%) ITIL
12 118 (5.67%) DevOps
13 113 (5.43%) Scrum
14 110 (5.29%) Continuous Integration
15 101 (4.85%) Open Source
15 101 (4.85%) Web Development
16 95 (4.57%) TDD
17 94 (4.52%) Multithreading
17 94 (4.52%) Project Management
18 80 (3.84%) E-Commerce
Programming Languages
1 454 (21.82%) C++
2 453 (21.77%) Python
3 413 (19.85%) Java
4 412 (19.80%) SQL
5 385 (18.50%) C
6 353 (16.96%) C#
7 317 (15.23%) JavaScript
8 66 (3.17%) MATLAB
9 65 (3.12%) Perl
10 63 (3.03%) Embedded C
11 43 (2.07%) R
11 43 (2.07%) T-SQL
12 39 (1.87%) PowerShell
13 35 (1.68%) Bash Shell
14 30 (1.44%) Embedded C++
14 30 (1.44%) VB.NET
15 29 (1.39%) PHP
16 26 (1.25%) Ruby
17 24 (1.15%) VBA
18 20 (0.96%) Delphi
Qualifications
1 493 (23.69%) Computer Science Degree
2 157 (7.54%) PhD
3 91 (4.37%) Numerate Degree
4 70 (3.36%) Master's Degree
5 61 (2.93%) Microsoft Certification
6 32 (1.54%) Network+ Certification
7 29 (1.39%) A+ Certification
7 29 (1.39%) MCSE
8 28 (1.35%) Cisco Certification
9 25 (1.20%) CCNA
10 23 (1.11%) Security Cleared
11 21 (1.01%) CISSP
12 17 (0.82%) SC Cleared
13 16 (0.77%) ISEB
14 13 (0.62%) HNC
15 12 (0.58%) ISTQB
15 12 (0.58%) PMI Certification
15 12 (0.58%) PMP
15 12 (0.58%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
16 11 (0.53%) SSCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 77 (3.70%) QA
2 43 (2.07%) SLA
3 20 (0.96%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 19 (0.91%) GDPR
5 17 (0.82%) PMO
6 14 (0.67%) GCP
7 12 (0.58%) PCI DSS
8 9 (0.43%) ISO 13485
9 7 (0.34%) Cyber Essentials
10 5 (0.24%) Data Quality
11 3 (0.14%) ISO 9001
12 2 (0.096%) Def Stans
12 2 (0.096%) GxP
12 2 (0.096%) WAI
13 1 (0.048%) MISRA
System Software
1 70 (3.36%) Docker
2 65 (3.12%) Firmware
3 55 (2.64%) Active Directory
4 32 (1.54%) VMware Infrastructure
5 31 (1.49%) Ceph
6 18 (0.86%) XenApp
7 17 (0.82%) VMware ESXi
8 9 (0.43%) Hyper-V
9 6 (0.29%) HDFS
10 5 (0.24%) LXC
11 4 (0.19%) vSphere
12 3 (0.14%) Oracle RAC
13 2 (0.096%) BitLocker
13 2 (0.096%) iptables
13 2 (0.096%) KVM
13 2 (0.096%) Xen
14 1 (0.048%) Advanced Linux Sound Architecture
14 1 (0.048%) Apache ZooKeeper
14 1 (0.048%) ProxySG
Systems Management
1 48 (2.31%) Puppet
2 25 (1.20%) Opscode Chef
3 23 (1.11%) Kubernetes
4 22 (1.06%) Ansible
5 13 (0.62%) Terraform
6 9 (0.43%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
7 6 (0.29%) Consul
7 6 (0.29%) Single Sign-On
8 4 (0.19%) CA Service Virtualization
8 4 (0.19%) Host Intrusion Detection System
8 4 (0.19%) HP Quality Center
8 4 (0.19%) Nagios
9 3 (0.14%) Docker Swarm
9 3 (0.14%) SCCM
10 2 (0.096%) vCenter Server
11 1 (0.048%) Cobbler
11 1 (0.048%) Grafana
11 1 (0.048%) Graphite
11 1 (0.048%) logstash
11 1 (0.048%) Prometheus
Vendors
1 276 (13.26%) Microsoft
2 139 (6.68%) Oracle
3 51 (2.45%) IBM
4 50 (2.40%) Dell
5 46 (2.21%) Google
5 46 (2.21%) HP
5 46 (2.21%) VMware
6 38 (1.83%) Cisco
6 38 (1.83%) Salesforce.com
6 38 (1.83%) SAP
7 35 (1.68%) Citrix
7 35 (1.68%) Tableau
8 33 (1.59%) Xamarin
9 28 (1.35%) Splunk
10 20 (0.96%) WorldPay
11 18 (0.86%) Adobe
11 18 (0.86%) Juniper
11 18 (0.86%) Sitecore
12 16 (0.77%) Twitter
13 15 (0.72%) Facebook