Degree Jobs in the East of England

Academic Degree
England > East of England

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 29 May 2024 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

6 months to
29 May 2024
Same period 2023 Same period 2022
Rank 5 2 2
Rank change year-on-year -3 0 +2
Permanent jobs citing Degree 858 1,454 1,907
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the East of England 13.37% 29.11% 27.83%
As % of the Qualifications category 53.59% 67.94% 73.15%
Number of salaries quoted 565 285 445
10th Percentile £25,759 £30,000 £26,750
25th Percentile £33,125 £38,000 £35,165
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £47,500 £54,000 £46,500
Median % change year-on-year -12.04% +16.13% -7.00%
75th Percentile £62,500 £66,250 £62,500
90th Percentile £73,250 £77,500 £70,000
England median annual salary £52,500 £60,000 £55,000
% change year-on-year -12.50% +9.09% -

All Academic and Professional Certifications
East of England

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.

Permanent vacancies requiring academic qualifications or professional certifications 1,601 2,140 2,607
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the East of England 24.96% 42.85% 38.04%
Number of salaries quoted 1,099 590 828
10th Percentile £26,000 £26,250 £30,000
25th Percentile £32,500 £37,500 £37,500
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £47,500 £55,000 £50,000
Median % change year-on-year -13.64% +10.00% -
75th Percentile £62,500 £67,500 £63,750
90th Percentile £72,500 £80,000 £72,500
England median annual salary £54,399 £60,000 £55,000
% change year-on-year -9.34% +9.09% -

Degree
Job Vacancy Trend in the East of England

Job postings citing Degree as a proportion 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

3-month moving average salary quoted in 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

Salary distribution for jobs citing Degree in the East of England over the 6 months to 29 May 2024.

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 29 May 2024. 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
Jobs
Cambridgeshire 0 330 £55,000 +10.00% 246
Hertfordshire -3 281 £50,000 -14.89% 195
Essex -14 84 £46,297 -0.33% 122
Bedfordshire +3 81 £44,750 -25.42% 62
Norfolk -30 48 £40,000 +5.26% 46
Suffolk -15 36 £37,500 -1.32% 44
Degree
England

Degree
Co-occurring Skills and Capabilities in the East of England by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same employment type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 15 (1.75%) Microsoft Exchange
2 13 (1.52%) SharePoint
3 5 (0.58%) Apache
3 5 (0.58%) ArcGIS
4 3 (0.35%) IIS
5 2 (0.23%) Confluence
6 1 (0.12%) Apache Spark
6 1 (0.12%) Exchange Server 2013
6 1 (0.12%) SAS
6 1 (0.12%) WordPress
Applications
1 66 (7.69%) Microsoft Excel
2 61 (7.11%) Microsoft Office
3 27 (3.15%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 23 (2.68%) Simulink
5 17 (1.98%) Microsoft Project
6 13 (1.52%) Photoshop
7 12 (1.40%) Adobe Creative Suite
7 12 (1.40%) Adobe Illustrator
8 10 (1.17%) InDesign
9 9 (1.05%) MS Visio
10 7 (0.82%) AutoCAD
10 7 (0.82%) Revit
11 4 (0.47%) Spreadsheet
12 3 (0.35%) Adobe Premiere
13 2 (0.23%) Adobe After Effects
13 2 (0.23%) Adobe XD
14 1 (0.12%) SOLIDWORKS
14 1 (0.12%) Stateflow
14 1 (0.12%) Trello
Business Applications
1 11 (1.28%) Dynamics CRM
2 5 (0.58%) Oracle Financials
2 5 (0.58%) SAP S/4HANA
3 4 (0.47%) CA PPM
3 4 (0.47%) SAP ERP
4 3 (0.35%) Dynamics GP
4 3 (0.35%) Dynamics NAV
4 3 (0.35%) Oracle Financial Analyzer
5 2 (0.23%) iTrent
6 1 (0.12%) Salesforce CRM
Cloud Services
1 91 (10.61%) Microsoft 365
2 61 (7.11%) Azure
3 44 (5.13%) AWS
3 44 (5.13%) Power Platform
4 20 (2.33%) SaaS
5 18 (2.10%) Azure DevOps
6 10 (1.17%) Serverless
7 9 (1.05%) Entra ID
7 9 (1.05%) GCP
7 9 (1.05%) GitHub
8 6 (0.70%) Google Workspace
9 5 (0.58%) AWS Lambda
9 5 (0.58%) Dynamics 365
9 5 (0.58%) Mimecast
10 4 (0.47%) Amazon EMR
10 4 (0.47%) Amazon S3
10 4 (0.47%) OneDrive
11 3 (0.35%) Amazon EC2
11 3 (0.35%) Apigee
11 3 (0.35%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 32 (3.73%) LAN
2 28 (3.26%) WAN
2 28 (3.26%) Wireless
3 27 (3.15%) TCP/IP
4 25 (2.91%) Firewall
5 24 (2.80%) Wi-Fi
6 17 (1.98%) 5G
7 16 (1.86%) DNS
8 14 (1.63%) Broadband
9 12 (1.40%) DHCP
10 10 (1.17%) LTE
11 8 (0.93%) Bluetooth
11 8 (0.93%) Internet
11 8 (0.93%) Intranet
11 8 (0.93%) TETRA
12 7 (0.82%) VPN
13 6 (0.70%) Ethernet
14 5 (0.58%) Software-Defined Radio
15 4 (0.47%) BGP
16 3 (0.35%) NetScaler
Database & Business Intelligence
1 42 (4.90%) Power BI
2 34 (3.96%) SQL Server
3 20 (2.33%) PostgreSQL
4 15 (1.75%) GIS
4 15 (1.75%) Relational Database
5 13 (1.52%) Big Data
6 11 (1.28%) MySQL
7 10 (1.17%) Data Warehouse
8 9 (1.05%) Azure SQL Database
8 9 (1.05%) Geospatial Data
8 9 (1.05%) Spatial Data
9 8 (0.93%) Redis
9 8 (0.93%) SQL Server Reporting Services
10 7 (0.82%) NoSQL
10 7 (0.82%) QlikView
11 5 (0.58%) Elasticsearch
12 4 (0.47%) Amazon Redshift
12 4 (0.47%) Data Lake
12 4 (0.47%) OLAP Cube
12 4 (0.47%) Triplestore
Development Applications
1 36 (4.20%) Git
2 12 (1.40%) JIRA
3 10 (1.17%) Jenkins
3 10 (1.17%) LabVIEW
3 10 (1.17%) NUnit
4 9 (1.05%) Moq
5 8 (0.93%) Appium
5 8 (0.93%) UI Automator
5 8 (0.93%) Visual Studio
6 6 (0.70%) Rational Rhapsody
7 3 (0.35%) Eclipse
7 3 (0.35%) GitLab
7 3 (0.35%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
7 3 (0.35%) Visual Studio Code
8 2 (0.23%) GCC
8 2 (0.23%) IntelliJ
9 1 (0.12%) Bitbucket
9 1 (0.12%) Cypress.io
9 1 (0.12%) Selenium
9 1 (0.12%) TeamCity
General
1 330 (38.46%) Social Skills
2 176 (20.51%) Analytical Skills
3 115 (13.40%) Finance
4 104 (12.12%) Electronics
5 58 (6.76%) Aerospace
5 58 (6.76%) Presentation Skills
6 55 (6.41%) Manufacturing
7 52 (6.06%) Automotive
8 44 (5.13%) Inclusion and Diversity
9 41 (4.78%) Marketing
10 32 (3.73%) Organisational Skills
11 26 (3.03%) Telecoms
12 25 (2.91%) Legal
13 23 (2.68%) Law
14 20 (2.33%) Pharmaceutical
14 20 (2.33%) Retail
15 17 (1.98%) Local Government
16 13 (1.52%) Influencing Skills
17 12 (1.40%) Documentation Skills
18 9 (1.05%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 103 (12.00%) Analyst
2 86 (10.02%) Senior
3 83 (9.67%) Developer
4 80 (9.32%) Lead
5 79 (9.21%) Systems Engineer
6 53 (6.18%) Software Engineer
7 44 (5.13%) Hardware Engineer
7 44 (5.13%) Project Manager
8 43 (5.01%) Graduate
9 30 (3.50%) Junior
9 30 (3.50%) Team Leader
10 29 (3.38%) IT Support
11 27 (3.15%) Embedded Engineer
12 25 (2.91%) Senior Hardware Engineer
13 23 (2.68%) Infrastructure Engineer
13 23 (2.68%) Principal Engineer
13 23 (2.68%) RF Engineer
13 23 (2.68%) Senior RF Engineer
14 21 (2.45%) Consultant
14 21 (2.45%) Embedded Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 40 (4.66%) .NET
2 37 (4.31%) HTML
3 34 (3.96%) CSS
4 22 (2.56%) .NET Core
5 21 (2.45%) React
6 18 (2.10%) JSON
6 18 (2.10%) REST
7 16 (1.86%) AngularJS
8 14 (1.63%) ASP.NET
9 13 (1.52%) .NET Framework
9 13 (1.52%) ASP.NET Web API
9 13 (1.52%) jQuery
10 10 (1.17%) RESTful
10 10 (1.17%) Vue
11 9 (1.05%) LINQ
11 9 (1.05%) LINQ to SQL
11 9 (1.05%) NumPy
11 9 (1.05%) PyQt
11 9 (1.05%) Razor View Engine
11 9 (1.05%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 68 (7.93%) Algorithms
2 66 (7.69%) Self-Motivation
3 44 (5.13%) IoT
4 38 (4.43%) Management Information System
5 35 (4.08%) FPGA
6 26 (3.03%) Robotics
7 23 (2.68%) Verilog
7 23 (2.68%) VHDL
8 22 (2.56%) Embedded Systems
9 19 (2.21%) Driving Licence
10 18 (2.10%) Onboarding
11 17 (1.98%) Product Ownership
12 15 (1.75%) Cyber Threat
13 14 (1.63%) Client/Server
13 14 (1.63%) Life Science
14 13 (1.52%) Data Centre
14 13 (1.52%) Mobile App
15 11 (1.28%) Data Structures
16 10 (1.17%) Enterprise Software
16 10 (1.17%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
Operating Systems
1 111 (12.94%) Windows
2 62 (7.23%) Linux
3 36 (4.20%) Windows Server
4 30 (3.50%) Android
5 19 (2.21%) Windows Server 2019
6 17 (1.98%) Windows 10
7 16 (1.86%) Mac OS
8 15 (1.75%) Windows Server 2016
9 11 (1.28%) Apple iOS
10 7 (0.82%) Unix
10 7 (0.82%) Windows Server 2003
11 5 (0.58%) VMS
11 5 (0.58%) Windows 2000
11 5 (0.58%) Windows NT
11 5 (0.58%) Windows Server 2008
11 5 (0.58%) Windows Server 2012
11 5 (0.58%) Windows XP
12 3 (0.35%) Mac OS X
12 3 (0.35%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
12 3 (0.35%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 249 (29.02%) Problem-Solving
2 210 (24.48%) Computer Science
3 118 (13.75%) Agile
4 109 (12.70%) Software Engineering
5 99 (11.54%) Project Management
6 93 (10.84%) Customer Service
7 79 (9.21%) Mathematics
8 62 (7.23%) Data Analysis
9 58 (6.76%) ITIL
10 57 (6.64%) Software Testing
11 56 (6.53%) Mentoring
12 55 (6.41%) Decision-Making
13 53 (6.18%) Systems Engineering
14 50 (5.83%) Continuous Improvement
15 47 (5.48%) Change Management
15 47 (5.48%) Physics
16 46 (5.36%) Validation
17 45 (5.24%) Roadmaps
18 44 (5.13%) Collaborative Working
18 44 (5.13%) Project Delivery
Programming Languages
1 131 (15.27%) Python
2 77 (8.97%) C#
2 77 (8.97%) SQL
3 66 (7.69%) C
4 50 (5.83%) JavaScript
5 44 (5.13%) MATLAB
6 31 (3.61%) PowerShell
7 28 (3.26%) Java
8 22 (2.56%) C++
9 21 (2.45%) PHP
10 16 (1.86%) R
11 13 (1.52%) Embedded C
12 11 (1.28%) Bash
12 11 (1.28%) TypeScript
13 9 (1.05%) T-SQL
14 6 (0.70%) SPARQL
15 4 (0.47%) Rust
16 3 (0.35%) Cython
16 3 (0.35%) Shell Script
16 3 (0.35%) SystemVerilog
Qualifications
1 117 (13.64%) Computer Science Degree
2 103 (12.00%) Master's Degree
3 78 (9.09%) Security Cleared
4 54 (6.29%) PhD
5 45 (5.24%) BPSS Clearance
6 24 (2.80%) HND
7 21 (2.45%) Chartered Engineer
8 17 (1.98%) HNC
9 15 (1.75%) MBA
10 14 (1.63%) Microsoft Certification
10 14 (1.63%) SC Cleared
11 9 (1.05%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
12 8 (0.93%) DBS Check
13 7 (0.82%) Azure Certification
13 7 (0.82%) DV Cleared
13 7 (0.82%) PMI Certification
13 7 (0.82%) PMP
14 5 (0.58%) MCSA
15 4 (0.47%) Numerate Degree
15 4 (0.47%) Postgraduate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 33 (3.85%) QA
2 11 (1.28%) Data Quality
3 10 (1.17%) Accessibility
3 10 (1.17%) GDPR
4 8 (0.93%) SLA
5 6 (0.70%) ISO 9001
5 6 (0.70%) NEBOSH
6 5 (0.58%) GxP
7 4 (0.47%) Actionable Recommendations
7 4 (0.47%) IEC 62304
7 4 (0.47%) ISO 13485
7 4 (0.47%) ISO/IEC 27001
7 4 (0.47%) NIST
8 2 (0.23%) NCSC
8 2 (0.23%) PMO
8 2 (0.23%) Sarbanes-Oxley
9 1 (0.12%) California Consumer Privacy Act
9 1 (0.12%) Cyber Essentials
9 1 (0.12%) HIPAA
9 1 (0.12%) JTAG
System Software
1 66 (7.69%) Active Directory
2 25 (2.91%) Docker
3 23 (2.68%) VMware Infrastructure
4 22 (2.56%) Firmware
5 5 (0.58%) vSphere
6 4 (0.47%) Hyper-V
6 4 (0.47%) Virtual Desktop
6 4 (0.47%) Virtual Servers
7 3 (0.35%) KVM
7 3 (0.35%) Virtual Machines
8 2 (0.23%) VMware ESXi
9 1 (0.12%) Microsoft App-V
Systems Management
1 12 (1.40%) Ansible
1 12 (1.40%) Kubernetes
2 10 (1.17%) Microsoft Intune
3 9 (1.05%) Terraform
4 8 (0.93%) Progress Chef
5 6 (0.70%) SCCM
6 5 (0.58%) Puppet
6 5 (0.58%) SCOM
6 5 (0.58%) WSUS
7 3 (0.35%) HAProxy
7 3 (0.35%) Jamf Pro
7 3 (0.35%) Single Sign-On
8 2 (0.23%) Active Directory Federation Services
8 2 (0.23%) Functional Safety
8 2 (0.23%) NetCrunch
8 2 (0.23%) vCenter Server
9 1 (0.12%) HP Quality Center
9 1 (0.12%) Iperf
9 1 (0.12%) Nmap
Vendors
1 170 (19.81%) Microsoft
2 27 (3.15%) SAP
3 26 (3.03%) VMware
4 24 (2.80%) EMC
5 16 (1.86%) Oracle
6 15 (1.75%) Google
7 14 (1.63%) Computacenter
8 12 (1.40%) Adobe
8 12 (1.40%) Virgin Media
9 10 (1.17%) Apple
10 9 (1.05%) IBM
11 8 (0.93%) BT
11 8 (0.93%) Intel
11 8 (0.93%) Xilinx
12 7 (0.82%) Citrix
13 6 (0.70%) Cisco
13 6 (0.70%) Cognos
14 5 (0.58%) ESRI
14 5 (0.58%) Salesforce
14 5 (0.58%) Sophos