The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in England with a requirement for Degree qualifications. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered over the 3 months to 27 March 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Degree
UK / England
3 months to
27 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 15 14 13
Rank change year-on-year -1 -1  
Permanent jobs citing Degree 10010 13659 13449
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 12.60% 14.09% 13.30%
As % of the Qualifications category 50.87% 51.03% 48.23%
Number of salaries quoted 7800 10892 10599
Median salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000
90% offered a salary of more than £27,000 £26,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £72,500 £75,000 £70,000
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

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 academic qualifications and professional certifications cited in permanent job vacancies advertised in England.

Academic & Professional Certification
England
Permanent job vacancies requiring academic qualifications or professional certifications 19679 26764 27884
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in England 24.76% 27.61% 27.58%
Number of salaries quoted 15638 21653 22060
Median salary £45,000 £47,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -5.26% +5.55%  
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £72,500 £67,500 £72,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £42,500

Degree
Job Vacancy Trend in England

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in England citing Degree as a proportion of all permanent or contract IT jobs with a match in the Qualifications category.

Job vacancy trend for Degree in England

Degree
Salary Trend in England

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Degree in England.

Salary trend for Degree in England

Degree
Salary Histogram in England

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Degree in England over the 3 months to 27 March 2017.

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 3 months to 27 March 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
London -2 4463 £55,000 - 656
South East 0 1976 £42,000 -1.17% 259
East of England 0 988 £42,500 - 188
North West -5 697 £37,500 - 135
South West -2 648 £40,000 -3.61% 130
West Midlands -2 465 £32,500 -13.33% 84
Yorkshire -7 418 £39,000 +4.00% 86
East Midlands -4 282 £42,500 +13.33% 57
North East -4 61 £35,850 -6.88% 23
Midlands +12 6 £90,000 +143.24% 1
Degree
UK

Degree
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 27 March 2017, 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 England region with a requirement for Degree.

1 7467 (36.67%) Computer Science
2 5525 (27.13%) Agile Software Development
3 4963 (24.37%) SQL
4 4874 (23.93%) Finance
5 4244 (20.84%) Java
6 3932 (19.31%) JavaScript
7 3813 (18.72%) C#
8 3459 (16.99%) HTML
9 3389 (16.64%) .NET
10 3347 (16.44%) Software Engineering
11 3247 (15.94%) Microsoft
12 2945 (14.46%) CSS
13 2811 (13.80%) SQL Server
14 2770 (13.60%) Mathematics
15 2718 (13.35%) Analytical Skills
16 2641 (12.97%) Linux
17 2503 (12.29%) Windows
18 2427 (11.92%) Python
19 2324 (11.41%) C++
20 2253 (11.06%) Project Management
21 2187 (10.74%) MS Excel
22 1836 (9.02%) Oracle
23 1817 (8.92%) Scrum
24 1773 (8.71%) OO
25 1699 (8.34%) ASP.NET
26 1674 (8.22%) Analytics
27 1619 (7.95%) MVC
28 1543 (7.58%) ITIL
29 1541 (7.57%) C
30 1526 (7.49%) Banking

Degree
Co-occurring IT Skills in 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
1 508 (2.49%) SharePoint
2 412 (2.02%) Apache Spark
3 372 (1.83%) SAS
4 357 (1.75%) Apache
5 351 (1.72%) IIS
6 286 (1.40%) MS Exchange
7 274 (1.35%) CMS
8 272 (1.34%) Elasticsearch
9 245 (1.20%) Tomcat
10 216 (1.06%) JBoss
11 175 (0.86%) Confluence
12 169 (0.83%) WebSphere
13 156 (0.77%) Oracle SOA Suite
14 114 (0.56%) Exchange Server 2010
15 110 (0.54%) WebLogic
16 109 (0.54%) OpenStack
17 96 (0.47%) WordPress
18 94 (0.46%) Apache Pig
19 89 (0.44%) Skype for Business
20 85 (0.42%) BizTalk Server
Applications
1 2187 (10.74%) MS Excel
2 899 (4.41%) MS Office
3 431 (2.12%) MS PowerPoint
4 224 (1.10%) MS Visio
5 212 (1.04%) MS Project
6 200 (0.98%) Photoshop
7 137 (0.67%) Adobe Illustrator
8 130 (0.64%) SPSS
9 82 (0.40%) Spreadsheet
10 78 (0.38%) Adobe Creative Suite
11 39 (0.19%) InDesign
12 36 (0.18%) OmniGraffle
13 35 (0.17%) InVision
14 32 (0.16%) Camtasia
15 31 (0.15%) Snagit
16 25 (0.12%) Acrobat
16 25 (0.12%) Stata
17 20 (0.098%) Simulink
17 20 (0.098%) SOLIDWORKS
18 15 (0.074%) AutoCAD
Business Applications
1 151 (0.74%) Dynamics CRM
2 76 (0.37%) Dynamics AX
3 66 (0.32%) Oracle Applications
4 65 (0.32%) SAP Oil and Gas
5 62 (0.30%) Magento
6 48 (0.24%) Oracle EBS
7 43 (0.21%) SAP MM
8 34 (0.17%) Oracle EBS R12
9 32 (0.16%) SAP S/4HANA
10 31 (0.15%) SAP FI
11 30 (0.15%) SAP SD
12 27 (0.13%) Oracle ERP
13 26 (0.13%) NetSuite
13 26 (0.13%) Salesforce.com CRM
13 26 (0.13%) SAP CO
14 25 (0.12%) SAP FI/CO
15 23 (0.11%) Dynamics NAV
15 23 (0.11%) SAP PP
16 22 (0.11%) SAP ERP
16 22 (0.11%) SAP SCM
Cloud Services
1 959 (4.71%) Amazon AWS
2 687 (3.37%) SaaS
3 684 (3.36%) Microsoft Azure
4 284 (1.39%) Office 365
5 236 (1.16%) Cloud Computing
6 217 (1.07%) PaaS
7 199 (0.98%) GitHub
8 158 (0.78%) IaaS
9 157 (0.77%) Google Analytics
10 140 (0.69%) Google Cloud Platform
11 137 (0.67%) Amazon EC2
12 57 (0.28%) Amazon S3
13 54 (0.27%) Adobe Analytics
14 41 (0.20%) AdWords
15 37 (0.18%) Force.com
15 37 (0.18%) Google Play
16 31 (0.15%) Adobe Creative Cloud
17 30 (0.15%) AWS Lambda
18 29 (0.14%) Yammer
19 24 (0.12%) Amazon CloudWatch
Communications & Networking
1 908 (4.46%) Firewall
2 580 (2.85%) Internet
3 460 (2.26%) Wireless
4 455 (2.23%) TCP/IP
5 415 (2.04%) WAN
6 413 (2.03%) DNS
7 411 (2.02%) LAN
8 374 (1.84%) VPN
9 366 (1.80%) HTTP
10 325 (1.60%) Network Security
11 237 (1.16%) DHCP
12 204 (1.00%) SAN
13 191 (0.94%) OSPF
14 172 (0.84%) MPLS
15 167 (0.82%) VoIP
16 161 (0.79%) Wi-Fi
17 153 (0.75%) BGP
18 147 (0.72%) Ethernet
19 139 (0.68%) LDAP
20 131 (0.64%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2811 (13.80%) SQL Server
2 1019 (5.00%) MySQL
3 998 (4.90%) Big Data
4 985 (4.84%) Relational Database
5 741 (3.64%) NoSQL
6 516 (2.53%) Hadoop
7 508 (2.49%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 507 (2.49%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 474 (2.33%) Data Warehouse
10 405 (1.99%) MongoDB
11 372 (1.83%) RDBMS
12 315 (1.55%) Oracle Database
13 248 (1.22%) SQL Server 2008
14 247 (1.21%) SQL Server 2012
15 229 (1.12%) QlikView
16 226 (1.11%) PostgreSQL
17 211 (1.04%) SQL Server Analysis Services
18 193 (0.95%) BusinessObjects
19 190 (0.93%) Data Mining
20 178 (0.87%) Apache Hive
Development Applications
1 1316 (6.46%) Git (software)
2 731 (3.59%) JIRA
3 646 (3.17%) Visual Studio
4 597 (2.93%) Subversion
5 574 (2.82%) Selenium
6 531 (2.61%) Jenkins
7 393 (1.93%) Team Foundation Server
8 281 (1.38%) Maven
9 280 (1.37%) JUnit
10 231 (1.13%) TeamCity
11 230 (1.13%) Cucumber
12 201 (0.99%) NUnit
13 173 (0.85%) Eclipse
14 152 (0.75%) Jasmine
15 150 (0.74%) Gradle
16 139 (0.68%) Grunt
17 118 (0.58%) Mercurial
18 112 (0.55%) Ant
19 106 (0.52%) Moq
20 100 (0.49%) Octopus Deploy
General
1 4874 (23.93%) Finance
2 1526 (7.49%) Banking
3 1447 (7.11%) Marketing
4 1101 (5.41%) Telecoms
5 902 (4.43%) Retail
6 575 (2.82%) Electronics
7 553 (2.72%) Games
8 519 (2.55%) Legal
9 475 (2.33%) Manufacturing
10 459 (2.25%) Advertising
11 381 (1.87%) Investment Banking
12 350 (1.72%) Front Office
13 286 (1.40%) Automotive
14 259 (1.27%) Law
15 233 (1.14%) Publishing
16 228 (1.12%) Financial Institution
17 193 (0.95%) French Language
18 189 (0.93%) Pharmaceutical
19 170 (0.83%) Military
20 161 (0.79%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 6480 (31.82%) Developer
2 2776 (13.63%) Analyst
3 1489 (7.31%) Graduate
4 1470 (7.22%) Java Developer
5 1397 (6.86%) C# Developer
6 1305 (6.41%) Consultant
7 1302 (6.39%) Junior
8 1274 (6.26%) .NET Developer
9 1180 (5.79%) Software Engineer
10 1036 (5.09%) Software Developer
11 988 (4.85%) Architect
12 871 (4.28%) C# .NET Developer
13 868 (4.26%) Senior Developer
14 756 (3.71%) Junior Developer
15 753 (3.70%) Business Analyst
16 684 (3.36%) Project Manager
17 653 (3.21%) Graduate Developer
18 558 (2.74%) JavaScript Developer
19 504 (2.47%) Web Developer
20 483 (2.37%) SQL Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3459 (16.99%) HTML
2 3389 (16.64%) .NET
3 2945 (14.46%) CSS
4 1699 (8.34%) ASP.NET
5 1443 (7.09%) jQuery
6 1439 (7.07%) AngularJS
7 1397 (6.86%) Web Services
8 1238 (6.08%) HTML5
9 1113 (5.47%) XML
10 806 (3.96%) ASP.NET MVC
11 754 (3.70%) Spring
12 739 (3.63%) CSS3
13 730 (3.58%) REST
14 718 (3.53%) Node.js
15 654 (3.21%) .NET Framework
16 525 (2.58%) WCF
17 516 (2.53%) React
18 480 (2.36%) JSON
19 418 (2.05%) RESTful
20 417 (2.05%) Hibernate
Miscellaneous
1 7467 (36.67%) Computer Science
2 2718 (13.35%) Analytical Skills
3 1057 (5.19%) Management Information System
4 938 (4.61%) User Experience
5 747 (3.67%) Algorithms
6 645 (3.17%) Data Centre
7 520 (2.55%) Enterprise Software
8 512 (2.51%) Fintech
9 490 (2.41%) Mobile App
10 350 (1.72%) Data Structures
11 315 (1.55%) Hedge funds
12 296 (1.45%) Derivative
13 287 (1.41%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
14 253 (1.24%) Social Media
15 250 (1.23%) iPad
16 223 (1.10%) Equities
17 207 (1.02%) Client/Server
18 201 (0.99%) Fixed Income
19 197 (0.97%) Virtual Team
20 168 (0.82%) Driving Licence
Operating Systems
1 2641 (12.97%) Linux
2 2503 (12.29%) Windows
3 1046 (5.14%) Unix
4 680 (3.34%) Windows Server
5 539 (2.65%) Android
6 392 (1.92%) Apple iOS
7 327 (1.61%) Windows Server 2012
8 303 (1.49%) Windows 7
9 285 (1.40%) Windows Server 2008
10 160 (0.79%) Windows 10
11 129 (0.63%) Mac OS X
12 127 (0.62%) Windows Server 2003
13 122 (0.60%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
14 119 (0.58%) CentOS
15 116 (0.57%) Solaris
16 113 (0.55%) Windows 8
17 102 (0.50%) Windows XP
18 80 (0.39%) Embedded Linux
19 76 (0.37%) Ubuntu
20 54 (0.27%) Mac OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 5525 (27.13%) Agile Software Development
2 3347 (16.44%) Software Engineering
3 2770 (13.60%) Mathematics
4 2253 (11.06%) Project Management
5 1817 (8.92%) Scrum
6 1773 (8.71%) OO
7 1674 (8.22%) Analytics
8 1619 (7.95%) MVC
9 1543 (7.58%) ITIL
10 1491 (7.32%) SDLC
11 1463 (7.18%) TDD
12 1231 (6.04%) Business Intelligence
13 1206 (5.92%) Web Development
14 1102 (5.41%) Mentoring
15 957 (4.70%) Information Security
16 937 (4.60%) Continuous Integration
17 930 (4.57%) PRINCE2
18 916 (4.50%) E-Commerce
19 908 (4.46%) Physics
20 903 (4.43%) CRM
Programming Languages
1 4963 (24.37%) SQL
2 4244 (20.84%) Java
3 3932 (19.31%) JavaScript
4 3813 (18.72%) C#
5 2427 (11.92%) Python
6 2324 (11.41%) C++
7 1541 (7.57%) C
8 1117 (5.48%) PHP
9 668 (3.28%) T-SQL
10 613 (3.01%) R
11 599 (2.94%) Perl
12 530 (2.60%) Ruby
13 441 (2.17%) PowerShell
14 352 (1.73%) Scala
15 349 (1.71%) PL/SQL
16 328 (1.61%) MATLAB
17 314 (1.54%) Bash Shell
18 309 (1.52%) VBA
19 301 (1.48%) VB.NET
20 300 (1.47%) VB
Qualifications
1 762 (3.74%) Security Cleared
2 623 (3.06%) PhD
3 566 (2.78%) Cisco Certification
4 563 (2.76%) Microsoft Certification
5 562 (2.76%) CISSP
6 394 (1.93%) CISM
7 388 (1.91%) SC Cleared
8 368 (1.81%) ISEB
9 312 (1.53%) PMI Certification
10 311 (1.53%) CISA
11 293 (1.44%) CCNP
12 282 (1.38%) CCNA
13 276 (1.36%) ISTQB
14 273 (1.34%) PMP
15 259 (1.27%) MCSE
16 224 (1.10%) DV Cleared
17 209 (1.03%) ITIL Certification
18 179 (0.88%) HND
19 175 (0.86%) MCP
20 166 (0.82%) Postgraduate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1208 (5.93%) QA
2 362 (1.78%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 311 (1.53%) SLA
4 300 (1.47%) PMO
5 257 (1.26%) PCI DSS
6 225 (1.10%) Data Quality
7 81 (0.40%) COBIT
8 76 (0.37%) MiFID
9 48 (0.24%) ISO 9001
9 48 (0.24%) Sarbanes-Oxley
10 33 (0.16%) ISO27002
11 31 (0.15%) Cyber Essentials
11 31 (0.15%) EMIR
12 27 (0.13%) P3O
13 22 (0.11%) ISO22301
14 21 (0.10%) Dodd-Frank
14 21 (0.10%) GDPR
15 17 (0.083%) ISO 14001
16 16 (0.079%) ISO/IEC 17799
16 16 (0.079%) SDET
System Software
1 734 (3.60%) Active Directory
2 594 (2.92%) VMware Infrastructure
3 285 (1.40%) Docker
4 256 (1.26%) Hyper-V
5 214 (1.05%) Firmware
6 123 (0.60%) Virtual Machines
7 94 (0.46%) vSphere
8 66 (0.32%) XenApp
9 57 (0.28%) VMware ESX
10 52 (0.26%) HDFS
11 42 (0.21%) Snort
12 39 (0.19%) Terminal Services
13 32 (0.16%) VMware Workstation
13 32 (0.16%) XenDesktop
14 30 (0.15%) Apache ZooKeeper
14 30 (0.15%) KVM
15 28 (0.14%) NFS
16 27 (0.13%) Apache Flume
17 25 (0.12%) iptables
17 25 (0.12%) Virtual Servers
Systems Management
1 300 (1.47%) Puppet
2 258 (1.27%) Opscode Chef
3 211 (1.04%) Ansible
4 153 (0.75%) SCCM
5 94 (0.46%) Nagios
6 81 (0.40%) HP Quality Center
7 77 (0.38%) SCOM
8 72 (0.35%) logstash
9 71 (0.35%) Kibana
10 69 (0.34%) Kubernetes
11 55 (0.27%) Graphite
12 48 (0.24%) AirWatch
13 46 (0.23%) SCVMM
14 41 (0.20%) Backup Exec
15 39 (0.19%) Cisco CUCM
16 35 (0.17%) Salt
17 33 (0.16%) CSIRT
18 28 (0.14%) Control-M
19 27 (0.13%) Nmap
20 25 (0.12%) WSUS
Vendors
1 3247 (15.94%) Microsoft
2 1836 (9.02%) Oracle
3 817 (4.01%) Cisco
4 803 (3.94%) VMware
5 638 (3.13%) SAP
6 448 (2.20%) Google
7 380 (1.87%) HP
8 367 (1.80%) Tableau
9 337 (1.65%) Salesforce.com
10 327 (1.61%) Adobe
11 311 (1.53%) IBM
12 251 (1.23%) Citrix
13 250 (1.23%) CheckPoint
13 250 (1.23%) Juniper
14 221 (1.09%) Red Hat
15 146 (0.72%) Palo Alto
16 143 (0.70%) EMC
17 129 (0.63%) Splunk
18 118 (0.58%) Zend
19 114 (0.56%) NetApp
Kettering, Northamptonshire
Senitor Associates
Posted: 14 hours ago
Chelmsford, Essex
Understanding Recruitment
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum + bens, flexi time, pension
Posted: 18 hours ago
City, London
Client Server
Salary: £45k to £60k + benefits
Posted: 17 hours ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
The One Group
Salary: £20k - 30k per year + benefits
Posted: 14 hours ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 40k - 50k + benefits
Posted: 6 hours ago
London
Client Server
Salary: £55k to £80k + benefits
Posted: 17 hours ago
London
Open Select Recruitment
Salary: £20000 - £35000 per annum + bonus, pension and healthcare
Posted: 6 hours ago
London
TEKsystems
Salary: £40000 - £70000 per annum + Excellent Package
Posted: 5 hours ago
Skipton, North Yorkshire
SYSTEM RECRUITMENT LTD
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 13 hours ago
Solihull, West Midlands (County)
Burns Sheehan
Salary: £35000.00 - £45000.00 per annum + Flexible Working
Posted: 7 hours ago
Warrington, Cheshire
Actis Recruitment.
Salary: From £20,000 to £25,000 per annum + bonus + bens
Posted: 9 hours ago
London
ClearCube Consulting
Salary: From £40,000 to £90,000 per annum
Posted: 12 hours ago
Bolton, Lancashire
Ascent People Ltd
Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 12 hours ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
The One Group
Salary: £90k - 110k per year + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 14 hours ago
Oxford, Oxfordshire
Tindall IT Resourcing
Salary: From £40,000 to £55,000 per annum GBP 45 - 55K +Many benefits
Posted: 8 hours ago
City, London
Premier Media
Posted: 4 hours ago
City, London
Understanding Recruitment
Salary: £55000.00 - £65000.00 per annum + Bens - Share Options
Posted: 18 hours ago
City, London
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: Up to £65,000 + Bonus
Posted: 9 hours ago
City, London
Client Server
Salary: £35k to £50k + benefits
Posted: 15 hours ago
Southampton, Hampshire
Informatiq Consulting
Posted: 7 hours ago
Matlock, Derbyshire
Oscar
Salary: £25000 - £28000 per annum
Posted: 10 hours ago
London
Engage PSG
Salary: £45000 - £60000 per annum + Pension + Perks
Posted: 15 hours ago
Stockton-On-Tees, Cleveland
Total Recruitment Specialists Limited / TRG / Total recruitment group
Salary: £40000 - £45000 Per Annum + benfits
Posted: Yesterday
Tamworth, Staffordshire
SYSTEM RECRUITMENT LTD
Salary: £30000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: 13 hours ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Client Server
Salary: £45k to £60k + bonus + benefits
Posted: 7 hours ago
Hatfield, Hertfordshire
Understanding Recruitment
Salary: £45000 - £60000 per annum + Bens - Pens, Health
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Understanding Recruitment
Salary: £25000.00 - £30000.00 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 8 hours ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Reed Technology
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 8 hours ago
Wallingford, Oxfordshire
CV Screen Ltd
Salary: £40k - 50k per year + benefits
Posted: 15 hours ago
Surbiton, Surrey
Quant Capital
Salary: Up to £90,000 per annum Bonus Medical Pension
Posted: 8 hours ago