Period
to 16 November 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 16 November 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Academic Degree
England > East of England
6 months to
16 Nov 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 10 6 10
Rank change year-on-year -4 +4 -2
Permanent jobs citing Degree 1,440 2,083 2,053
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the East of England 14.09% 17.31% 15.41%
As % of the Qualifications category 48.60% 55.87% 54.28%
Number of salaries quoted 1,107 1,646 1,839
East of England median annual salary £42,500 £45,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -5.56% +5.88% +6.25%
10th Percentile £24,000 £26,250 £23,500
90th Percentile £68,750 £62,500 £63,000
England median annual salary £47,581 £47,461 £45,000
% change year-on-year +0.25% +5.47% -

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 2,963 3,728 3,782
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the East of England 28.99% 30.98% 28.39%
Number of salaries quoted 2,061 2,932 2,979
East of England median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £43,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +4.65% -
10th Percentile £25,000 £26,250 £23,720
90th Percentile £72,500 £65,000 £65,000
England median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £46,000
% change year-on-year +5.26% +3.26% +2.22%

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 16 November 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 16 November 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
Hertfordshire +6 544 £43,000 +1.18% 108
Cambridgeshire -2 536 £45,000 - 259
Essex +8 201 £40,000 - 67
Suffolk +1 73 £45,000 - 24
Bedfordshire -20 67 £35,000 -15.66% 38
Norfolk -6 19 £36,250 +17.89% 20
Degree
England

For the 6 months to 16 November 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.

1 592 (41.11%) Computer Science
2 420 (29.17%) Agile Software Development
3 377 (26.18%) Computer Science Degree
4 326 (22.64%) SQL
5 299 (20.76%) Java
6 283 (19.65%) Mathematics
7 273 (18.96%) Python
8 249 (17.29%) Problem-Solving
9 243 (16.88%) JavaScript
9 243 (16.88%) Microsoft
10 228 (15.83%) Linux
10 228 (15.83%) Analytical Skills
11 220 (15.28%) C#
12 219 (15.21%) Software Engineering
13 206 (14.31%) HTML
14 205 (14.24%) Finance
15 189 (13.13%) SQL Server
16 172 (11.94%) .NET
17 163 (11.32%) Windows
18 162 (11.25%) CSS
19 149 (10.35%) Physics
20 138 (9.58%) C++
21 133 (9.24%) DevOps
22 130 (9.03%) OO
23 122 (8.47%) Web Services
23 122 (8.47%) Amazon AWS
24 121 (8.40%) Project Management
25 120 (8.33%) ITIL
26 112 (7.78%) TCP/IP
26 112 (7.78%) 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 48 (3.33%) OpenStack
2 35 (2.43%) JBoss
3 33 (2.29%) Apache
4 29 (2.01%) Tomcat
5 25 (1.74%) CMS
5 25 (1.74%) GlassFish
6 21 (1.46%) SharePoint
6 21 (1.46%) WebSphere
7 19 (1.32%) Apache Spark
8 16 (1.11%) WebLogic
9 15 (1.04%) Drupal
10 14 (0.97%) IIS
11 10 (0.69%) MS Exchange
11 10 (0.69%) Umbraco
12 9 (0.63%) Elasticsearch
13 7 (0.49%) Apache Geronimo
13 7 (0.49%) Cloud Foundry
13 7 (0.49%) MQSeries
13 7 (0.49%) Oracle SOA Suite
13 7 (0.49%) SAS
Applications
1 56 (3.89%) Microsoft Excel
2 36 (2.50%) Microsoft Office
3 30 (2.08%) Photoshop
4 27 (1.88%) Adobe Illustrator
5 23 (1.60%) Microsoft PowerPoint
6 16 (1.11%) Adobe Creative Suite
7 10 (0.69%) Microsoft Project
8 7 (0.49%) Weka
9 6 (0.42%) InDesign
10 5 (0.35%) MS Visio
11 2 (0.14%) Camtasia
11 2 (0.14%) InVision
11 2 (0.14%) SOLIDWORKS
12 1 (0.069%) Autodesk Inventor
12 1 (0.069%) EPLAN
12 1 (0.069%) GNU Octave
12 1 (0.069%) OmniGraffle
12 1 (0.069%) PTC Creo
12 1 (0.069%) SPSS
12 1 (0.069%) Windchill
Business Applications
1 12 (0.83%) Salesforce.com CRM
2 10 (0.69%) Cognos Business Intelligence
2 10 (0.69%) Cognos TM1
3 5 (0.35%) Dynamics CRM
3 5 (0.35%) Dynamics NAV
4 4 (0.28%) SAP ERP
4 4 (0.28%) StreamServe
5 3 (0.21%) Dynamics AX
5 3 (0.21%) Oracle Applications
5 3 (0.21%) Oracle EBS
5 3 (0.21%) SAP GRC
5 3 (0.21%) SAP S/4HANA
6 2 (0.14%) NetSuite
6 2 (0.14%) OpenCart
6 2 (0.14%) Payment Gateway
6 2 (0.14%) Temenos T24
7 1 (0.069%) Odoo
7 1 (0.069%) Remedy ITSM
7 1 (0.069%) SAP Hybris
7 1 (0.069%) Teamcenter
Cloud Services
1 122 (8.47%) Amazon AWS
2 97 (6.74%) Microsoft Azure
3 33 (2.29%) Cloud Computing
4 29 (2.01%) GitHub
5 28 (1.94%) Office 365
5 28 (1.94%) SaaS
6 27 (1.88%) Google Cloud Platform
7 19 (1.32%) Google Analytics
8 14 (0.97%) IaaS
9 13 (0.90%) PaaS
10 8 (0.56%) AWS CloudFormation
10 8 (0.56%) Google App Engine
11 5 (0.35%) AWS Lambda
11 5 (0.35%) Serverless
12 4 (0.28%) Google Play
13 3 (0.21%) OneDrive
14 2 (0.14%) Dynamics 365
14 2 (0.14%) npm
14 2 (0.14%) OpenShift
14 2 (0.14%) Oracle CX
Communications & Networking
1 112 (7.78%) TCP/IP
2 110 (7.64%) Firewall
3 64 (4.44%) DNS
4 62 (4.31%) Internet
5 57 (3.96%) Wireless
6 54 (3.75%) WAN
7 45 (3.13%) Network Security
8 44 (3.06%) LAN
8 44 (3.06%) VPN
9 40 (2.78%) HTTP
10 39 (2.71%) Ethernet
11 33 (2.29%) DHCP
12 27 (1.88%) Wi-Fi
13 23 (1.60%) SSL
14 22 (1.53%) SAN
14 22 (1.53%) SNMP
15 21 (1.46%) VoIP
16 18 (1.25%) Intrusion Detection
16 18 (1.25%) MPLS
17 17 (1.18%) ICMP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 189 (13.13%) SQL Server
2 84 (5.83%) MySQL
3 42 (2.92%) NoSQL
3 42 (2.92%) Relational Database
4 39 (2.71%) Big Data
5 35 (2.43%) PostgreSQL
6 32 (2.22%) Data Warehouse
7 31 (2.15%) Power BI
8 29 (2.01%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 23 (1.60%) Hadoop
9 23 (1.60%) Oracle Database
10 19 (1.32%) SQL Server Integration Services
11 18 (1.25%) SQL Server Analysis Services
12 16 (1.11%) MongoDB
13 14 (0.97%) RDBMS
14 13 (0.90%) Data Mining
15 11 (0.76%) Redis
16 10 (0.69%) Microsoft Analysis Services
17 8 (0.56%) GIS
17 8 (0.56%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 97 (6.74%) Git (software)
2 63 (4.38%) JIRA
3 60 (4.17%) Visual Studio
4 57 (3.96%) Subversion
5 44 (3.06%) LabVIEW
6 38 (2.64%) Selenium
7 36 (2.50%) Jenkins
8 27 (1.88%) Team Foundation Server
9 23 (1.60%) Redmine
10 21 (1.46%) JUnit
10 21 (1.46%) NUnit
11 19 (1.32%) Maven
12 18 (1.25%) Eclipse
13 16 (1.11%) Gradle
14 14 (0.97%) MSTest
14 14 (0.97%) SoapUI
14 14 (0.97%) SpecFlow
14 14 (0.97%) Visual Studio Team System
14 14 (0.97%) WatiN
15 13 (0.90%) WebDriver
General
1 205 (14.24%) Finance
2 108 (7.50%) Retail
3 80 (5.56%) Telecoms
4 73 (5.07%) Marketing
5 65 (4.51%) Manufacturing
6 57 (3.96%) Electronics
7 36 (2.50%) Games
8 35 (2.43%) Automotive
9 33 (2.29%) Legal
10 27 (1.88%) Law
11 16 (1.11%) Aerospace
12 15 (1.04%) Advertising
13 13 (0.90%) French Language
13 13 (0.90%) Pharmaceutical
14 11 (0.76%) German Language
15 9 (0.63%) Billing
16 8 (0.56%) Military
16 8 (0.56%) Swedish Language
17 6 (0.42%) Banking
17 6 (0.42%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 417 (28.96%) Developer
2 204 (14.17%) Analyst
3 176 (12.22%) Graduate
4 125 (8.68%) Software Developer
5 109 (7.57%) Java Developer
6 102 (7.08%) Graduate Developer
7 100 (6.94%) Software Engineer
8 67 (4.65%) C# Developer
8 67 (4.65%) Junior
9 58 (4.03%) .NET Developer
10 54 (3.75%) Test Engineer
11 49 (3.40%) Lead Developer
12 44 (3.06%) C# Software Developer
12 44 (3.06%) Team Leader
13 42 (2.92%) Network Engineer
14 41 (2.85%) Architect
14 41 (2.85%) C# .NET Developer
15 40 (2.78%) Full Stack Developer
15 40 (2.78%) Project Manager
16 37 (2.57%) Senior Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 206 (14.31%) HTML
2 172 (11.94%) .NET
3 162 (11.25%) CSS
4 122 (8.47%) Web Services
5 92 (6.39%) AngularJS
6 69 (4.79%) Spring
7 59 (4.10%) HTML5
8 52 (3.61%) jQuery
9 50 (3.47%) ASP.NET
10 42 (2.92%) Hibernate
11 41 (2.85%) SOAP
11 41 (2.85%) Velocity
11 41 (2.85%) XML
12 39 (2.71%) CSS3
12 39 (2.71%) Node.js
13 37 (2.57%) RESTful
14 33 (2.29%) Java EE
15 31 (2.15%) React
16 30 (2.08%) REST
17 27 (1.88%) Spring MVC
Miscellaneous
1 592 (41.11%) Computer Science
2 228 (15.83%) Analytical Skills
3 106 (7.36%) Management Information System
4 103 (7.15%) User Experience
5 91 (6.32%) Self-Motivation
6 54 (3.75%) Algorithms
7 49 (3.40%) Driving Licence
8 43 (2.99%) Data Centre
9 40 (2.78%) Mobile App
10 39 (2.71%) Greenfield Project
11 36 (2.50%) Security Operations Centre
12 30 (2.08%) Life Science
13 27 (1.88%) Internet of Things
14 22 (1.53%) Optoelectronics
15 20 (1.39%) Embedded Systems
16 19 (1.32%) Replication
17 18 (1.25%) Client/Server
17 18 (1.25%) Private Cloud
17 18 (1.25%) Reinsurance
18 17 (1.18%) Data Structures
Operating Systems
1 228 (15.83%) Linux
2 163 (11.32%) Windows
3 57 (3.96%) Unix
4 44 (3.06%) Windows Server
5 24 (1.67%) Android
6 23 (1.60%) Mac OS X
7 16 (1.11%) Windows Server 2008
8 14 (0.97%) Apple iOS
8 14 (0.97%) Debian
8 14 (0.97%) Embedded Linux
8 14 (0.97%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 14 (0.97%) Windows 10
8 14 (0.97%) Windows 7
9 13 (0.90%) AIX
10 11 (0.76%) CoreOS
10 11 (0.76%) Windows Server 2003
11 9 (0.63%) Windows Server 2012
12 8 (0.56%) Kali Linux
13 7 (0.49%) Ubuntu
14 5 (0.35%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 420 (29.17%) Agile Software Development
2 283 (19.65%) Mathematics
3 249 (17.29%) Problem-Solving
4 219 (15.21%) Software Engineering
5 149 (10.35%) Physics
6 133 (9.24%) DevOps
7 130 (9.03%) OO
8 121 (8.40%) Project Management
9 120 (8.33%) ITIL
10 112 (7.78%) Test Automation
11 108 (7.50%) SDLC
11 108 (7.50%) Web Development
12 102 (7.08%) TDD
13 87 (6.04%) Scrum
14 83 (5.76%) Continuous Improvement
15 82 (5.69%) Information Security
16 77 (5.35%) E-Commerce
17 76 (5.28%) CRM
18 74 (5.14%) Analytics
19 65 (4.51%) MVC
Programming Languages
1 326 (22.64%) SQL
2 299 (20.76%) Java
3 273 (18.96%) Python
4 243 (16.88%) JavaScript
5 220 (15.28%) C#
6 138 (9.58%) C++
7 79 (5.49%) C
8 64 (4.44%) PHP
9 42 (2.92%) T-SQL
10 37 (2.57%) PowerShell
11 36 (2.50%) Bash Shell
12 26 (1.81%) Perl
12 26 (1.81%) TypeScript
13 25 (1.74%) Ruby
14 23 (1.60%) Shell Script
15 21 (1.46%) VBA
16 18 (1.25%) MATLAB
17 16 (1.11%) VB
18 15 (1.04%) Java 8
19 13 (0.90%) Go
Qualifications
1 377 (26.18%) Computer Science Degree
2 77 (5.35%) PhD
3 63 (4.38%) Numerate Degree
4 50 (3.47%) Cisco Certification
5 41 (2.85%) CCNA
6 34 (2.36%) Master's Degree
7 29 (2.01%) Microsoft Certification
8 27 (1.88%) GCIA
8 27 (1.88%) Security Cleared
9 26 (1.81%) ISTQB
10 25 (1.74%) ISEB
11 23 (1.60%) CCNP
12 21 (1.46%) CEH
12 21 (1.46%) Network+ Certification
13 19 (1.32%) GSEC
13 19 (1.32%) SSCP
14 18 (1.25%) GCIH
15 17 (1.18%) MBA
15 17 (1.18%) SC Cleared
16 16 (1.11%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 85 (5.90%) QA
2 43 (2.99%) SLA
3 33 (2.29%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 23 (1.60%) GDPR
5 17 (1.18%) PMO
6 14 (0.97%) PCI DSS
7 7 (0.49%) COBIT
7 7 (0.49%) Cyber Essentials
8 5 (0.35%) Sarbanes-Oxley
9 4 (0.28%) Data Quality
9 4 (0.28%) HIPAA
10 3 (0.21%) ISO 22301
11 2 (0.14%) DO-178B
11 2 (0.14%) IEC 61508
11 2 (0.14%) ISO 9001
12 1 (0.069%) Def Stans
12 1 (0.069%) GPG13
12 1 (0.069%) ISO 13485
12 1 (0.069%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
System Software
1 85 (5.90%) Active Directory
2 76 (5.28%) Docker
3 44 (3.06%) VMware Infrastructure
4 20 (1.39%) Ceph
4 20 (1.39%) Firmware
5 17 (1.18%) VMware ESXi
6 9 (0.63%) Hyper-V
7 7 (0.49%) HDFS
7 7 (0.49%) XenApp
8 5 (0.35%) Terminal Services
9 4 (0.28%) vSphere
10 2 (0.14%) BitLocker
10 2 (0.14%) Microsoft Virtual Server
10 2 (0.14%) Virtual Servers
11 1 (0.069%) Shibboleth
11 1 (0.069%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 45 (3.13%) Kubernetes
2 36 (2.50%) Ansible
3 29 (2.01%) Puppet
4 16 (1.11%) Consul
5 15 (1.04%) QRadar
6 12 (0.83%) Terraform
7 10 (0.69%) CSIRT
7 10 (0.69%) Opscode Chef
8 8 (0.56%) Graphite
8 8 (0.56%) Packer
9 5 (0.35%) SCCM
9 5 (0.35%) Stealthwatch
10 4 (0.28%) SCOM
11 3 (0.21%) Grafana
11 3 (0.21%) McAfee ePO
11 3 (0.21%) Observium
11 3 (0.21%) Prometheus
11 3 (0.21%) RANCID
12 2 (0.14%) Microsoft Intune
12 2 (0.14%) Salt
Vendors
1 243 (16.88%) Microsoft
2 93 (6.46%) Oracle
3 78 (5.42%) VMware
4 65 (4.51%) Cisco
5 60 (4.17%) Google
6 35 (2.43%) Adobe
7 27 (1.88%) Juniper
8 26 (1.81%) CheckPoint
8 26 (1.81%) Salesforce.com
9 25 (1.74%) Avaya
9 25 (1.74%) SAP
10 23 (1.60%) IBM
11 21 (1.46%) Splunk
12 20 (1.39%) NetApp
12 20 (1.39%) Tableau
13 15 (1.04%) Nortel
14 14 (0.97%) Citrix
15 13 (0.90%) Riverbed
16 12 (0.83%) Intel
17 11 (0.76%) Cognos