Degree Jobs in England

Academic Degree
UK > England

The table below provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in England with a requirement for Degree qualifications. It includes a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered over the 6 months leading up to 23 June 2024, comparing them to the same period in the previous two years.

6 months to
23 Jun 2024
Same period 2023 Same period 2022
Rank 9 5 11
Rank change year-on-year -4 +6 +4
Permanent jobs citing Degree 13,507 16,024 24,623
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in England 14.13% 19.52% 17.04%
As % of the Qualifications category 52.65% 57.83% 62.94%
Number of salaries quoted 7,970 6,935 9,265
10th Percentile £27,500 £31,250 £30,000
25th Percentile £37,500 £42,500 £39,247
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £52,500 £60,000 £55,000
Median % change year-on-year -12.50% +9.09% -
75th Percentile £72,500 £78,750 £72,500
90th Percentile £90,000 £100,000 £93,750
UK median annual salary £52,084 £60,000 £54,000
% change year-on-year -13.19% +11.11% -0.92%

All Academic and Professional Certifications
England

Degree falls under the Academic Qualifications and Professional Certifications category. For comparison with the information above, the following table provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies requiring academic qualifications or professional certifications in England.

Permanent vacancies requiring academic qualifications or professional certifications 25,654 27,711 39,123
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in England 26.84% 33.76% 27.08%
Number of salaries quoted 15,775 12,833 16,968
10th Percentile £29,000 £32,000 £30,500
25th Percentile £38,734 £42,500 £40,132
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £54,500 £60,000 £55,000
Median % change year-on-year -9.17% +9.09% -
75th Percentile £71,250 £77,500 £73,750
90th Percentile £87,500 £95,000 £92,500
UK median annual salary £53,555 £60,000 £55,000
% change year-on-year -10.74% +9.09% -

Degree
Job Vacancy Trend in England

Job postings citing Degree as a proportion of all IT jobs advertised in England.

Job vacancy trend for Degree in England

Degree
Salary Trend in England

3-month moving average salary quoted in jobs citing Degree in England.

Salary trend for Degree in England

Degree
Salary Histogram in England

Salary distribution for jobs citing Degree in England over the 6 months to 23 June 2024.

Salary histogram for Degree in England

Degree
Job Locations in England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Degree within the England region over the 6 months to 23 June 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
London +1 3,849 £67,500 -3.57% 1,872
South East -1 3,109 £50,922 -3.92% 964
North of England -2 2,140 £47,500 -9.52% 852
Midlands 0 2,075 £46,000 -8.00% 647
West Midlands 0 1,384 £50,000 -4.76% 394
South West -4 1,379 £50,000 - 579
North West -1 1,247 £47,500 -13.64% 484
East of England -3 887 £47,500 -13.64% 427
East Midlands -3 678 £42,500 -10.53% 253
Yorkshire -1 650 £45,000 -10.00% 267
North East -9 243 £47,500 -0.36% 119
Degree
UK

Degree
Co-occurring Skills and Capabilities in 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
1 365 (2.70%) SharePoint
2 315 (2.33%) Microsoft Exchange
3 192 (1.42%) Confluence
4 120 (0.89%) CMS
5 98 (0.73%) Apache Spark
6 95 (0.70%) SAS
7 77 (0.57%) Apache
8 71 (0.53%) IIS
9 58 (0.43%) WordPress
10 35 (0.26%) Apache Airflow
10 35 (0.26%) Tomcat
11 31 (0.23%) Skype for Business
12 26 (0.19%) ArcGIS
13 13 (0.096%) OpenStack
14 12 (0.089%) Oracle Service Bus
14 12 (0.089%) Oracle Workflow
14 12 (0.089%) WebLogic
15 10 (0.074%) nginx
16 9 (0.067%) Drupal
16 9 (0.067%) WebSphere
Applications
1 1,491 (11.04%) Microsoft Office
2 1,393 (10.31%) Microsoft Excel
3 586 (4.34%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 187 (1.38%) Simulink
5 184 (1.36%) Microsoft Project
6 123 (0.91%) MS Visio
7 81 (0.60%) AutoCAD
7 81 (0.60%) Photoshop
8 62 (0.46%) Adobe Creative Suite
9 57 (0.42%) Spreadsheet
10 50 (0.37%) Adobe Illustrator
11 38 (0.28%) InDesign
12 37 (0.27%) SPSS
13 30 (0.22%) Stateflow
14 27 (0.20%) Adobe After Effects
14 27 (0.20%) Revit
14 27 (0.20%) Trello
15 21 (0.16%) Adobe XD
15 21 (0.16%) OrCAD
16 17 (0.13%) Sketch
Business Applications
1 182 (1.35%) Dynamics CRM
2 67 (0.50%) SAP S/4HANA
3 44 (0.33%) NEC Housing
3 44 (0.33%) NetSuite
4 37 (0.27%) SDL Web 8
5 29 (0.21%) Sparx Enterprise Architect
6 27 (0.20%) SAP ERP
7 21 (0.16%) Remedy ITSM
8 20 (0.15%) Primavera
9 18 (0.13%) Dynamics NAV
9 18 (0.13%) Endur
10 17 (0.13%) SAP CO
10 17 (0.13%) SAP FI
10 17 (0.13%) SAP FI/CO
11 16 (0.12%) SAP Business One
11 16 (0.12%) Shopify
12 15 (0.11%) Salesforce CRM
13 13 (0.096%) SAP CX
14 9 (0.067%) Dynamics GP
14 9 (0.067%) Maximo
Cloud Services
1 1,764 (13.06%) Azure
2 1,237 (9.16%) AWS
3 1,067 (7.90%) Microsoft 365
4 797 (5.90%) Power Platform
5 395 (2.92%) SaaS
6 337 (2.50%) GCP
7 250 (1.85%) Dynamics 365
8 222 (1.64%) Azure DevOps
9 188 (1.39%) PowerApps
10 161 (1.19%) Power Automate
11 155 (1.15%) Entra ID
12 139 (1.03%) GitHub
13 135 (1.00%) Serverless
14 127 (0.94%) Cloud Computing
15 111 (0.82%) PaaS
16 105 (0.78%) IaaS
17 82 (0.61%) AWS Lambda
17 82 (0.61%) WhatsApp
18 80 (0.59%) Amazon S3
19 77 (0.57%) Snowflake
Communications & Networking
1 484 (3.58%) Firewall
2 335 (2.48%) WAN
3 288 (2.13%) Network Security
4 283 (2.10%) Internet
5 261 (1.93%) Wireless
6 254 (1.88%) DNS
7 234 (1.73%) TCP/IP
8 231 (1.71%) LAN
9 181 (1.34%) Wi-Fi
10 172 (1.27%) DHCP
11 163 (1.21%) VPN
12 156 (1.15%) SD-WAN
13 102 (0.76%) VoIP
14 90 (0.67%) SAN
14 90 (0.67%) WLAN
15 89 (0.66%) 5G
15 89 (0.66%) Ethernet
16 81 (0.60%) Cisco IOS
17 79 (0.58%) VLAN
18 67 (0.50%) Broadband
Database & Business Intelligence
1 782 (5.79%) SQL Server
2 670 (4.96%) Power BI
3 455 (3.37%) Tableau
4 259 (1.92%) Relational Database
5 254 (1.88%) NoSQL
6 242 (1.79%) MySQL
7 236 (1.75%) Data Warehouse
8 203 (1.50%) PostgreSQL
9 186 (1.38%) Big Data
10 144 (1.07%) SQL Server Integration Services
11 132 (0.98%) SQL Server Reporting Services
12 129 (0.96%) Redis
13 87 (0.64%) MongoDB
14 84 (0.62%) Data Mining
15 82 (0.61%) Data Lake
15 82 (0.61%) GIS
16 80 (0.59%) Amazon RDS
17 72 (0.53%) Hadoop
17 72 (0.53%) Oracle Database
18 66 (0.49%) Amazon Redshift
Development Applications
1 916 (6.78%) Git
2 493 (3.65%) JIRA
3 233 (1.73%) Visual Studio
4 130 (0.96%) Jenkins
5 108 (0.80%) Selenium
6 102 (0.76%) GitLab
7 89 (0.66%) Bitbucket
8 85 (0.63%) Sourcetree
9 75 (0.56%) LabVIEW
9 75 (0.56%) Subversion
10 68 (0.50%) Cypress.io
10 68 (0.50%) TeamCity
11 60 (0.44%) Moq
12 56 (0.41%) Rational DOORS
13 53 (0.39%) NUnit
14 37 (0.27%) CMake
14 37 (0.27%) Postman
15 32 (0.24%) Team Foundation Server
16 31 (0.23%) Burp Suite
17 29 (0.21%) Metasploit
General
1 5,725 (42.39%) Social Skills
2 2,732 (20.23%) Analytical Skills
3 2,422 (17.93%) Finance
4 1,239 (9.17%) Inclusion and Diversity
5 1,222 (9.05%) Retail
6 972 (7.20%) Marketing
7 955 (7.07%) Manufacturing
8 936 (6.93%) Presentation Skills
9 742 (5.49%) Legal
10 666 (4.93%) Electronics
11 494 (3.66%) Law
12 487 (3.61%) Organisational Skills
13 472 (3.49%) Public Sector
14 457 (3.38%) Pharmaceutical
15 408 (3.02%) Telecoms
16 374 (2.77%) Military
17 347 (2.57%) Influencing Skills
18 311 (2.30%) Banking
19 304 (2.25%) Games
20 296 (2.19%) Automotive
Job Titles
1 2,094 (15.50%) Senior
2 1,672 (12.38%) Analyst
3 1,552 (11.49%) Developer
4 1,066 (7.89%) Graduate
5 885 (6.55%) Lead
6 884 (6.54%) Software Engineer
7 708 (5.24%) Architect
8 703 (5.20%) Project Manager
9 461 (3.41%) Consultant
10 400 (2.96%) Support Engineer
11 386 (2.86%) Junior
12 382 (2.83%) Systems Engineer
13 370 (2.74%) Senior Analyst
14 354 (2.62%) Senior Developer
15 353 (2.61%) IT Support
16 348 (2.58%) Software Developer
17 315 (2.33%) Data Scientist
18 293 (2.17%) Data Analyst
19 277 (2.05%) Business Analyst
20 271 (2.01%) Senior Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 948 (7.02%) .NET
2 656 (4.86%) HTML
3 589 (4.36%) CSS
4 498 (3.69%) React
5 326 (2.41%) AngularJS
6 268 (1.98%) ASP.NET
7 230 (1.70%) .NET Framework
7 230 (1.70%) Web Services
8 217 (1.61%) Node.js
9 204 (1.51%) RESTful
10 193 (1.43%) HTML5
11 184 (1.36%) .NET Core
12 174 (1.29%) REST
13 155 (1.15%) XML
14 133 (0.98%) jQuery
15 126 (0.93%) JSON
16 124 (0.92%) Entity Framework
17 118 (0.87%) ASP.NET MVC
17 118 (0.87%) Vue
18 111 (0.82%) Kafka
Miscellaneous
1 891 (6.60%) Management Information System
2 844 (6.25%) Onboarding
3 838 (6.20%) Self-Motivation
4 726 (5.37%) Algorithms
5 537 (3.98%) Driving Licence
6 341 (2.52%) Data Centre
7 311 (2.30%) Product Ownership
8 252 (1.87%) Life Science
9 204 (1.51%) Data Structures
10 199 (1.47%) Social Media
11 193 (1.43%) IoT
12 163 (1.21%) Analytical Mindset
13 158 (1.17%) Mobile App
14 141 (1.04%) Virtual Team
15 137 (1.01%) Embedded Systems
16 136 (1.01%) FPGA
17 127 (0.94%) Robotics
18 125 (0.93%) Client/Server
19 121 (0.90%) Public Cloud
20 114 (0.84%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 1,460 (10.81%) Windows
2 1,004 (7.43%) Linux
3 393 (2.91%) Windows Server
4 339 (2.51%) Windows 10
5 217 (1.61%) Android
6 191 (1.41%) Unix
7 127 (0.94%) Windows Server 2019
8 117 (0.87%) Mac OS
9 108 (0.80%) Windows Server 2016
10 106 (0.78%) Apple iOS
11 84 (0.62%) Windows Server 2012
12 77 (0.57%) Windows 7
13 76 (0.56%) Ubuntu
14 51 (0.38%) Embedded Linux
15 42 (0.31%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
16 38 (0.28%) Solaris
17 34 (0.25%) Kali Linux
18 32 (0.24%) CentOS
19 28 (0.21%) VMS
20 27 (0.20%) Debian
Processes & Methodologies
1 4,196 (31.07%) Problem-Solving
2 4,094 (30.31%) Computer Science
3 2,448 (18.12%) Agile
4 1,858 (13.76%) Project Management
5 1,726 (12.78%) Software Engineering
6 1,716 (12.70%) Mathematics
7 1,516 (11.22%) Mentoring
8 1,362 (10.08%) Data Analysis
9 1,323 (9.79%) Continuous Improvement
10 1,311 (9.71%) Customer Service
11 1,250 (9.25%) Analytics
12 1,081 (8.00%) Cybersecurity
13 1,040 (7.70%) Decision-Making
14 991 (7.34%) ITIL
15 982 (7.27%) DevOps
16 888 (6.57%) Business Intelligence
17 875 (6.48%) Artificial Intelligence
18 843 (6.24%) Project Delivery
19 833 (6.17%) Coaching
20 765 (5.66%) Data Science
Programming Languages
1 2,094 (15.50%) SQL
2 1,931 (14.30%) Python
3 1,373 (10.17%) C#
4 1,151 (8.52%) JavaScript
5 710 (5.26%) Java
6 637 (4.72%) C
7 595 (4.41%) C++
8 372 (2.75%) TypeScript
9 368 (2.72%) PowerShell
10 249 (1.84%) MATLAB
11 223 (1.65%) PHP
12 222 (1.64%) R
13 183 (1.35%) T-SQL
14 166 (1.23%) Bash
15 113 (0.84%) Embedded C
16 112 (0.83%) Fortran
16 112 (0.83%) VB
17 94 (0.70%) VBA
18 88 (0.65%) Scala
19 74 (0.55%) Kotlin
Qualifications
1 2,347 (17.38%) Computer Science Degree
2 1,394 (10.32%) Master's Degree
3 1,214 (8.99%) Security Cleared
4 676 (5.00%) SC Cleared
5 654 (4.84%) DBS Check
6 473 (3.50%) HNC
7 462 (3.42%) PhD
8 455 (3.37%) Microsoft Certification
9 375 (2.78%) Cisco Certification
10 293 (2.17%) CISSP
11 273 (2.02%) CCNA
12 260 (1.92%) HND
13 236 (1.75%) BPSS Clearance
14 226 (1.67%) PMI Certification
15 217 (1.61%) CCNP
16 211 (1.56%) DV Cleared
17 191 (1.41%) MCP
18 187 (1.38%) PMP
19 183 (1.35%) CISM
20 171 (1.27%) Azure Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 760 (5.63%) QA
2 270 (2.00%) Data Quality
3 240 (1.78%) GDPR
4 228 (1.69%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 207 (1.53%) SLA
6 195 (1.44%) Accessibility
7 171 (1.27%) PMO
8 135 (1.00%) GMP
9 132 (0.98%) NIST
10 108 (0.80%) ISO 9001
11 79 (0.58%) Cyber Essentials
12 75 (0.56%) Good Clinical Practice
13 67 (0.50%) PCI DSS
14 49 (0.36%) WCAG
15 42 (0.31%) NEBOSH
16 39 (0.29%) ISO 13485
16 39 (0.29%) ISO 26262
17 34 (0.25%) NCSC
18 33 (0.24%) Actionable Recommendations
18 33 (0.24%) GRC
System Software
1 720 (5.33%) Active Directory
2 457 (3.38%) Docker
3 321 (2.38%) VMware Infrastructure
4 319 (2.36%) Firmware
5 172 (1.27%) Embedded Firmware
6 154 (1.14%) Hyper-V
7 111 (0.82%) VMware ESXi
8 89 (0.66%) Virtual Machines
9 74 (0.55%) XenApp
10 65 (0.48%) vSphere
11 60 (0.44%) Microsoft App-V
12 55 (0.41%) XenDesktop
13 51 (0.38%) Virtual Desktop
14 25 (0.19%) Terminal Services
15 18 (0.13%) Virtual Servers
16 14 (0.10%) OpenSSH
17 12 (0.089%) Oracle RAC
18 11 (0.081%) KVM
19 5 (0.037%) Microsoft Virtual Server
20 4 (0.030%) HDFS
Systems Management
1 385 (2.85%) Kubernetes
2 242 (1.79%) Terraform
3 187 (1.38%) SCCM
4 149 (1.10%) Microsoft Intune
5 111 (0.82%) Ansible
6 62 (0.46%) WSUS
7 60 (0.44%) AirWatch
8 55 (0.41%) SCOM
9 43 (0.32%) Active Directory Federation Services
10 41 (0.30%) CASB
11 36 (0.27%) Jamf Pro
12 33 (0.24%) Stealthwatch
13 30 (0.22%) Functional Safety
14 29 (0.21%) Progress Chef
14 29 (0.21%) vCenter Server
15 26 (0.19%) Puppet
16 24 (0.18%) Grafana
17 21 (0.16%) Single Sign-On
18 17 (0.13%) ZABBIX
19 16 (0.12%) Nagios
Vendors
1 2,788 (20.64%) Microsoft
2 463 (3.43%) Cisco
3 409 (3.03%) VMware
4 341 (2.52%) SAP
5 337 (2.50%) Google
6 294 (2.18%) Oracle
7 274 (2.03%) Adobe
8 272 (2.01%) Databricks
9 228 (1.69%) Apple
10 194 (1.44%) Salesforce
11 193 (1.43%) EMC
12 139 (1.03%) Citrix
13 129 (0.96%) HP
14 110 (0.81%) ServiceNow
15 107 (0.79%) Meraki
16 99 (0.73%) Dell
17 98 (0.73%) IBM
18 76 (0.56%) Veeam
19 72 (0.53%) Xilinx
20 70 (0.52%) NEC