Period
to 21 January 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 21 January 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Academic Degree
England > East of England
6 months to
21 Jan 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 5 9 9
Rank change year-on-year +4 0 +1
Permanent jobs citing Degree 2,035 1,952 2,288
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the East of England 17.27% 15.78% 15.50%
As % of the Qualifications category 57.81% 56.09% 51.13%
Number of salaries quoted 1,636 1,727 1,974
East of England median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.88% +6.25% -
10th Percentile £26,750 £25,000 £24,000
90th Percentile £65,000 £62,500 £64,625
England median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year +5.56% - +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 3,520 3,480 4,475
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the East of England 29.88% 28.14% 30.31%
Number of salaries quoted 2,814 2,725 3,524
East of England median annual salary £45,000 £43,500 £43,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +3.45% - +2.35%
10th Percentile £26,250 £25,000 £25,750
90th Percentile £67,500 £67,500 £65,000
England median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year +5.56% - -

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 21 January 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 21 January 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 -1 1,162 £45,000 +5.88% 319
Hertfordshire -1 570 £45,000 +5.88% 130
Essex -6 143 £48,250 +2.83% 56
Bedfordshire +3 83 £42,500 +10.39% 48
Norfolk +14 38 £30,375 -23.10% 20
Suffolk -15 38 £45,000 +5.88% 18
East Anglia - 1 - - 3
Degree
England

For the 6 months to 21 January 2018, 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.

1 986 (48.45%) Computer Science
2 722 (35.48%) Software Engineering
3 533 (26.19%) C++
4 528 (25.95%) Agile Software Development
5 521 (25.60%) Mathematics
6 494 (24.28%) Java
7 480 (23.59%) Python
8 458 (22.51%) Computer Science Degree
9 412 (20.25%) Linux
10 405 (19.90%) C
11 392 (19.26%) C#
12 378 (18.57%) SQL
13 371 (18.23%) JavaScript
14 320 (15.72%) HTML
15 277 (13.61%) .NET
16 276 (13.56%) Windows
17 273 (13.42%) OO
18 236 (11.60%) Microsoft
19 235 (11.55%) CSS
20 233 (11.45%) Physics
21 228 (11.20%) SDLC
22 216 (10.61%) Finance
23 214 (10.52%) Analytical Skills
24 191 (9.39%) SQL Server
25 166 (8.16%) Electronics
26 161 (7.91%) Multithreading
27 156 (7.67%) Wireless
28 155 (7.62%) Algorithms
29 143 (7.03%) Scrum
30 142 (6.98%) Test Automation

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 50 (2.46%) OpenStack
2 39 (1.92%) JBoss
3 32 (1.57%) Tomcat
4 27 (1.33%) CMS
5 26 (1.28%) SharePoint
6 23 (1.13%) Apache Spark
7 22 (1.08%) Elasticsearch
8 21 (1.03%) MS Exchange
8 21 (1.03%) WebSphere
9 16 (0.79%) Apache
9 16 (0.79%) Oracle SOA Suite
10 15 (0.74%) GlassFish
11 14 (0.69%) Confluence
11 14 (0.69%) IIS
12 10 (0.49%) Exchange Server 2010
13 8 (0.39%) Oracle Service Bus
14 7 (0.34%) SAS
14 7 (0.34%) Umbraco
15 6 (0.29%) Skype for Business
15 6 (0.29%) WebLogic
Applications
1 50 (2.46%) Microsoft Excel
1 50 (2.46%) Microsoft Office
2 14 (0.69%) Weka
3 13 (0.64%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 13 (0.64%) Zemax
4 9 (0.44%) Photoshop
5 8 (0.39%) SOLIDWORKS
6 5 (0.25%) MS Visio
6 5 (0.25%) SPSS
6 5 (0.25%) XMetaL
7 4 (0.20%) Adobe Illustrator
7 4 (0.20%) Microsoft Project
8 3 (0.15%) OrCAD
8 3 (0.15%) PTC Creo
8 3 (0.15%) Spreadsheet
9 2 (0.098%) Autodesk Inventor
9 2 (0.098%) InDesign
9 2 (0.098%) InfoPath
9 2 (0.098%) Pro/ENGINEER
9 2 (0.098%) Revit
Business Applications
1 5 (0.25%) Dynamics CRM
2 3 (0.15%) SAP Hybris
2 3 (0.15%) SAP S/4HANA
3 2 (0.098%) Oracle Applications
4 1 (0.049%) Adobe Campaign
4 1 (0.049%) Dynamics AX
4 1 (0.049%) Salesforce.com CRM
Cloud Services
1 133 (6.54%) Amazon AWS
2 65 (3.19%) Microsoft Azure
3 49 (2.41%) SaaS
4 35 (1.72%) Cloud Computing
5 33 (1.62%) GitHub
6 27 (1.33%) Office 365
7 21 (1.03%) Amazon EC2
8 16 (0.79%) PaaS
9 13 (0.64%) Google Cloud Platform
10 12 (0.59%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
11 10 (0.49%) AWS CloudFormation
11 10 (0.49%) Google App Engine
11 10 (0.49%) Google Compute Engine
11 10 (0.49%) IaaS
12 8 (0.39%) Amazon CloudWatch
12 8 (0.39%) Amazon S3
13 7 (0.34%) Amazon Glacier
13 7 (0.34%) Amazon SQS
13 7 (0.34%) AWS CloudTrail
13 7 (0.34%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 156 (7.67%) Wireless
2 59 (2.90%) TCP/IP
3 56 (2.75%) Firewall
4 49 (2.41%) Internet
5 43 (2.11%) Wi-Fi
6 37 (1.82%) DNS
6 37 (1.82%) VPN
7 35 (1.72%) WAN
8 32 (1.57%) Bluetooth
8 32 (1.57%) DHCP
9 26 (1.28%) Network Security
10 25 (1.23%) LAN
11 21 (1.03%) SAN
12 20 (0.98%) VLAN
13 16 (0.79%) HTTP
14 15 (0.74%) FTP
14 15 (0.74%) Unified Communications
15 13 (0.64%) Skype
16 12 (0.59%) NAS
17 11 (0.54%) RFID
Database & Business Intelligence
1 191 (9.39%) SQL Server
2 118 (5.80%) Relational Database
3 111 (5.45%) MySQL
4 85 (4.18%) NoSQL
5 51 (2.51%) Big Data
6 47 (2.31%) MongoDB
7 37 (1.82%) Hadoop
8 36 (1.77%) Data Warehouse
9 33 (1.62%) SQL Server Integration Services
10 31 (1.52%) Data Mining
10 31 (1.52%) GIS
11 25 (1.23%) RDBMS
12 23 (1.13%) Oracle Database
13 21 (1.03%) SQL Server Reporting Services
14 20 (0.98%) PostgreSQL
15 17 (0.84%) Amazon RDS
16 16 (0.79%) SQL Server Analysis Services
17 14 (0.69%) Redis
18 12 (0.59%) Apache Cassandra
18 12 (0.59%) MarkLogic
Development Applications
1 134 (6.58%) Git (software)
2 94 (4.62%) Visual Studio
3 65 (3.19%) JIRA
4 56 (2.75%) NUnit
4 56 (2.75%) Subversion
5 50 (2.46%) Jenkins
5 50 (2.46%) Selenium
6 46 (2.26%) LabVIEW
7 41 (2.01%) JUnit
8 32 (1.57%) Team Foundation Server
9 28 (1.38%) Maven
10 26 (1.28%) Mercurial
11 23 (1.13%) Gradle
12 18 (0.88%) Ant
12 18 (0.88%) Moq
13 16 (0.79%) Cucumber
13 16 (0.79%) Eclipse
13 16 (0.79%) JBehave
14 15 (0.74%) Jasmine
14 15 (0.74%) MSTest
General
1 216 (10.61%) Finance
2 166 (8.16%) Electronics
3 119 (5.85%) Telecoms
4 78 (3.83%) Marketing
5 57 (2.80%) Manufacturing
6 50 (2.46%) Automotive
7 40 (1.97%) Retail
8 37 (1.82%) Advertising
9 35 (1.72%) Games
10 22 (1.08%) Back Office
11 21 (1.03%) Military
12 20 (0.98%) Aerospace
12 20 (0.98%) Pharmaceutical
12 20 (0.98%) Publishing
13 11 (0.54%) Legal
14 10 (0.49%) Law
15 9 (0.44%) French Language
16 8 (0.39%) Billing
17 7 (0.34%) Interactive Media
17 7 (0.34%) Multimedia
Job Titles
1 724 (35.58%) Developer
2 428 (21.03%) Software Engineer
3 243 (11.94%) Graduate
4 218 (10.71%) Software Developer
5 173 (8.50%) C++ Software Engineer
6 165 (8.11%) Java Developer
7 141 (6.93%) Embedded Engineer
8 139 (6.83%) Analyst
9 131 (6.44%) Graduate Developer
10 129 (6.34%) C++ Developer
11 125 (6.14%) C# Developer
12 119 (5.85%) .NET Developer
13 113 (5.55%) C Software Engineer
14 105 (5.16%) C++ Software Developer
14 105 (5.16%) Junior
15 99 (4.86%) Linux Engineer
16 96 (4.72%) Embedded Software Engineer
17 94 (4.62%) Senior Developer
18 93 (4.57%) Graduate Software Engineer
19 85 (4.18%) Test Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 320 (15.72%) HTML
2 277 (13.61%) .NET
3 235 (11.55%) CSS
4 135 (6.63%) HTML5
5 134 (6.58%) ASP.NET
5 134 (6.58%) jQuery
6 117 (5.75%) AngularJS
7 110 (5.41%) Web Services
8 88 (4.32%) Spring
9 78 (3.83%) XML
10 75 (3.69%) REST
11 69 (3.39%) CSS3
12 62 (3.05%) React
13 61 (3.00%) ASP.NET Web API
13 61 (3.00%) Hibernate
14 60 (2.95%) WCF
15 58 (2.85%) WPF
16 44 (2.16%) JSON
16 44 (2.16%) Node.js
17 40 (1.97%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 986 (48.45%) Computer Science
2 214 (10.52%) Analytical Skills
3 155 (7.62%) Algorithms
4 72 (3.54%) Management Information System
5 69 (3.39%) Mobile App
6 58 (2.85%) Robotics
7 54 (2.65%) User Experience
8 46 (2.26%) Data Structures
9 37 (1.82%) Embedded Systems
10 36 (1.77%) 3D Graphics
10 36 (1.77%) Data Centre
11 34 (1.67%) Life Science
12 33 (1.62%) Greenfield Project
13 32 (1.57%) Acoustics
14 28 (1.38%) Enterprise Software
14 28 (1.38%) Internet of Things
15 21 (1.03%) Client/Server
15 21 (1.03%) Driving Licence
15 21 (1.03%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
16 19 (0.93%) Optoelectronics
Operating Systems
1 412 (20.25%) Linux
2 276 (13.56%) Windows
3 110 (5.41%) Unix
4 102 (5.01%) Android
5 78 (3.83%) Apple iOS
6 57 (2.80%) Windows Server
7 45 (2.21%) Debian
8 38 (1.87%) Embedded Linux
9 31 (1.52%) Ubuntu
10 23 (1.13%) CoreOS
11 15 (0.74%) Windows Server 2008
12 14 (0.69%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
12 14 (0.69%) Windows Server 2012
13 10 (0.49%) AIX
13 10 (0.49%) Mac OS X
13 10 (0.49%) Windows Vista
14 9 (0.44%) Mac OS
15 8 (0.39%) Windows 7
16 4 (0.20%) Windows 10
17 3 (0.15%) Windows Embedded Compact
Processes & Methodologies
1 722 (35.48%) Software Engineering
2 528 (25.95%) Agile Software Development
3 521 (25.60%) Mathematics
4 273 (13.42%) OO
5 233 (11.45%) Physics
6 228 (11.20%) SDLC
7 161 (7.91%) Multithreading
8 143 (7.03%) Scrum
9 142 (6.98%) Test Automation
10 129 (6.34%) MVC
10 129 (6.34%) TDD
11 120 (5.90%) Web Development
12 119 (5.85%) Machine Learning
13 95 (4.67%) Open Source
14 93 (4.57%) Project Management
15 87 (4.28%) Collaborative Working
16 86 (4.23%) Data Analysis
17 84 (4.13%) Unit Testing
18 83 (4.08%) Continuous Integration
19 79 (3.88%) OOD
Programming Languages
1 533 (26.19%) C++
2 494 (24.28%) Java
3 480 (23.59%) Python
4 405 (19.90%) C
5 392 (19.26%) C#
6 378 (18.57%) SQL
7 371 (18.23%) JavaScript
8 88 (4.32%) Perl
9 81 (3.98%) Embedded C
10 57 (2.80%) MATLAB
11 56 (2.75%) PHP
12 40 (1.97%) T-SQL
13 39 (1.92%) PowerShell
14 35 (1.72%) R
15 34 (1.67%) Embedded C++
16 31 (1.52%) VB.NET
17 30 (1.47%) Ruby
18 29 (1.43%) Bash Shell
18 29 (1.43%) VBA
19 28 (1.38%) Objective-C
Qualifications
1 458 (22.51%) Computer Science Degree
2 138 (6.78%) PhD
3 74 (3.64%) Numerate Degree
4 54 (2.65%) Microsoft Certification
5 46 (2.26%) Master's Degree
6 26 (1.28%) Cisco Certification
6 26 (1.28%) Security Cleared
7 25 (1.23%) CCNA
8 24 (1.18%) MCP
9 19 (0.93%) CISSP
10 16 (0.79%) HND
11 15 (0.74%) MCSE
12 13 (0.64%) MCITP
13 12 (0.59%) SC Cleared
14 11 (0.54%) ISEB
14 11 (0.54%) ITIL Certification
14 11 (0.54%) PMI Certification
15 10 (0.49%) CWNA
15 10 (0.49%) HNC
15 10 (0.49%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 80 (3.93%) QA
2 45 (2.21%) SLA
3 19 (0.93%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 13 (0.64%) ISO 9001
5 8 (0.39%) ISO 13485
6 7 (0.34%) PMO
7 5 (0.25%) GDPR
8 4 (0.20%) MISRA
9 3 (0.15%) COBIT
9 3 (0.15%) PMBOK
10 2 (0.098%) Cyber Essentials
10 2 (0.098%) PCI DSS
11 1 (0.049%) Data Quality
11 1 (0.049%) IEC 61508
11 1 (0.049%) IEC 62304
11 1 (0.049%) MISRA C
System Software
1 73 (3.59%) Docker
2 65 (3.19%) Firmware
3 49 (2.41%) Active Directory
4 46 (2.26%) VMware Infrastructure
5 33 (1.62%) Ceph
6 14 (0.69%) vSphere
7 13 (0.64%) Hyper-V
8 11 (0.54%) VMware ESXi
9 8 (0.39%) XenApp
10 6 (0.29%) HDFS
11 3 (0.15%) iptables
12 2 (0.098%) Terminal Server
12 2 (0.098%) Virtual Machines
13 1 (0.049%) Apache ZooKeeper
13 1 (0.049%) BitLocker
13 1 (0.049%) NFS
13 1 (0.049%) Samba
13 1 (0.049%) Virtual Servers
13 1 (0.049%) VMware NSX
Systems Management
1 37 (1.82%) Puppet
2 29 (1.43%) Kubernetes
3 14 (0.69%) Ansible
4 9 (0.44%) HP Quality Center
5 8 (0.39%) Consul
6 7 (0.34%) Opscode Chef
7 6 (0.29%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
8 4 (0.20%) Nagios
9 3 (0.15%) Docker Swarm
9 3 (0.15%) SCCM
9 3 (0.15%) Terraform
10 2 (0.098%) vCenter Server
11 1 (0.049%) AirWatch
11 1 (0.049%) Cisco CME
11 1 (0.049%) Cisco CUCM
11 1 (0.049%) Grafana
11 1 (0.049%) Graphite
11 1 (0.049%) logstash
11 1 (0.049%) Prometheus
11 1 (0.049%) vRealize
Vendors
1 236 (11.60%) Microsoft
2 99 (4.86%) Oracle
3 63 (3.10%) VMware
4 48 (2.36%) Cisco
4 48 (2.36%) IBM
5 39 (1.92%) HP
6 38 (1.87%) SAP
7 35 (1.72%) Citrix
8 34 (1.67%) Google
9 31 (1.52%) Tableau
10 30 (1.47%) Dell
11 27 (1.33%) Adobe
12 26 (1.28%) Xamarin
13 25 (1.23%) NetApp
13 25 (1.23%) Salesforce.com
14 22 (1.08%) Symantec
15 20 (0.98%) Xerox
16 15 (0.74%) Sitecore
16 15 (0.74%) Splunk
17 14 (0.69%) Red Hat