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 28 May 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Academic Degree
UK / England
3 months to
28 May 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 15 14 13
Rank change year-on-year -1 -1  
Permanent jobs citing Degree 10268 12818 13936
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 12.85% 13.68% 13.76%
As % of the Qualifications category 51.68% 50.55% 49.99%
Number of salaries quoted 7821 10432 10919
Median salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £26,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £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 19870 25359 27875
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in England 24.87% 27.07% 27.52%
Number of salaries quoted 15620 20666 22084
Median salary £46,000 £47,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -3.15% +5.55%  
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £70,000 £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 28 May 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 28 May 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 4578 £55,000 - 729
South East -2 1937 £41,750 +4.37% 290
East of England +2 1071 £40,000 -9.09% 240
South West +1 770 £39,000 -8.23% 138
North West -6 649 £40,000 +3.22% 137
West Midlands -2 519 £32,500 -9.72% 71
Yorkshire -3 432 £40,000 +6.66% 107
East Midlands -4 290 £40,000 +8.10% 44
North East +2 81 £37,500 -6.25% 15
Midlands +11 6 £90,000 +41.17%
Degree
UK

For the 6 months to 28 May 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 7354 (36.59%) Computer Science
2 5643 (28.08%) Agile Software Development
3 5066 (25.21%) SQL
4 4734 (23.55%) Finance
5 4216 (20.98%) Java
6 4154 (20.67%) Computer Science Degree
7 4016 (19.98%) JavaScript
8 3876 (19.29%) C#
9 3410 (16.97%) Software Engineering
10 3350 (16.67%) HTML
11 3334 (16.59%) .NET
12 3302 (16.43%) Microsoft
13 2943 (14.64%) SQL Server
14 2892 (14.39%) CSS
15 2854 (14.20%) Analytical Skills
16 2718 (13.52%) Linux
17 2604 (12.96%) Windows
18 2594 (12.91%) Mathematics
19 2416 (12.02%) Python
20 2400 (11.94%) C++
21 2230 (11.10%) Project Management
22 1855 (9.23%) Scrum
23 1832 (9.12%) OO
24 1822 (9.07%) Oracle
25 1687 (8.39%) ASP.NET
26 1675 (8.33%) Analytics
27 1671 (8.31%) MVC
28 1623 (8.08%) C
29 1505 (7.49%) AngularJS
30 1504 (7.48%) SDLC

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
1 519 (2.58%) SharePoint
2 392 (1.95%) Apache Spark
3 330 (1.64%) SAS
4 320 (1.59%) IIS
5 315 (1.57%) Apache
6 294 (1.46%) MS Exchange
7 292 (1.45%) CMS
8 257 (1.28%) Tomcat
9 252 (1.25%) Elasticsearch
10 189 (0.94%) Confluence
11 185 (0.92%) JBoss
12 148 (0.74%) WebSphere
13 141 (0.70%) Oracle SOA Suite
14 137 (0.68%) OpenStack
15 126 (0.63%) Exchange Server 2010
16 107 (0.53%) WebLogic
17 90 (0.45%) WordPress
18 88 (0.44%) Skype for Business
19 83 (0.41%) nginx
20 80 (0.40%) Apache Solr
Applications
1 1107 (5.51%) Microsoft Excel
2 872 (4.34%) Microsoft Office
3 426 (2.12%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 215 (1.07%) MS Visio
5 195 (0.97%) Microsoft Project
6 162 (0.81%) Photoshop
7 123 (0.61%) SPSS
8 116 (0.58%) Spreadsheet
9 111 (0.55%) Adobe Illustrator
10 85 (0.42%) Adobe Creative Suite
11 46 (0.23%) OmniGraffle
12 35 (0.17%) InVision
13 32 (0.16%) InDesign
14 23 (0.11%) SOLIDWORKS
14 23 (0.11%) Stata
15 21 (0.10%) Camtasia
16 19 (0.095%) Adobe After Effects
17 16 (0.080%) Snagit
18 15 (0.075%) AutoCAD
18 15 (0.075%) Simulink
Business Applications
1 188 (0.94%) Dynamics CRM
2 116 (0.58%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 79 (0.39%) Dynamics AX
4 74 (0.37%) Oracle Applications
5 55 (0.27%) Magento
6 44 (0.22%) Oracle EBS
7 43 (0.21%) SAP MM
8 39 (0.19%) NetSuite
9 37 (0.18%) Dynamics NAV
10 32 (0.16%) Oracle EBS R12
11 31 (0.15%) SAP S/4HANA
11 31 (0.15%) SAP SD
12 29 (0.14%) Oracle ERP
13 27 (0.13%) Eloqua
14 26 (0.13%) SAP FI
15 25 (0.12%) Salesforce.com CRM
16 24 (0.12%) SAP WM
17 23 (0.11%) SAP ERP
17 23 (0.11%) SAP PM
17 23 (0.11%) SAP QM
Cloud Services
1 1051 (5.23%) Amazon AWS
2 787 (3.92%) Microsoft Azure
3 684 (3.40%) SaaS
4 344 (1.71%) Office 365
5 230 (1.14%) Cloud Computing
6 216 (1.07%) GitHub
7 192 (0.96%) PaaS
8 159 (0.79%) Google Analytics
9 144 (0.72%) Amazon EC2
10 142 (0.71%) Google Cloud Platform
11 140 (0.70%) IaaS
12 68 (0.34%) Amazon S3
13 59 (0.29%) Adobe Analytics
14 40 (0.20%) Force.com
15 38 (0.19%) Adobe Creative Cloud
16 36 (0.18%) Google Play
17 34 (0.17%) Amazon CloudWatch
18 33 (0.16%) Azure Machine Learning
19 32 (0.16%) AWS Lambda
20 30 (0.15%) AWS CloudFormation
Communications & Networking
1 800 (3.98%) Firewall
2 554 (2.76%) Internet
3 451 (2.24%) TCP/IP
4 418 (2.08%) DNS
5 415 (2.06%) WAN
6 403 (2.01%) Wireless
7 390 (1.94%) LAN
8 364 (1.81%) VPN
9 317 (1.58%) HTTP
10 261 (1.30%) DHCP
11 244 (1.21%) Network Security
12 200 (1.00%) SAN
13 177 (0.88%) MPLS
14 171 (0.85%) Wi-Fi
15 169 (0.84%) VoIP
16 159 (0.79%) Ethernet
17 137 (0.68%) Cisco ASA
18 130 (0.65%) OSPF
19 123 (0.61%) BGP
19 123 (0.61%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2943 (14.64%) SQL Server
2 1028 (5.11%) MySQL
3 1005 (5.00%) Relational Database
4 936 (4.66%) Big Data
5 769 (3.83%) NoSQL
6 532 (2.65%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 521 (2.59%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 509 (2.53%) Hadoop
9 500 (2.49%) Data Warehouse
10 419 (2.08%) MongoDB
11 337 (1.68%) RDBMS
12 317 (1.58%) Oracle Database
13 268 (1.33%) QlikView
14 236 (1.17%) SQL Server 2008
15 235 (1.17%) SQL Server Analysis Services
16 214 (1.06%) PostgreSQL
17 205 (1.02%) SQL Server 2012
18 195 (0.97%) Data Mining
19 193 (0.96%) Power BI
20 183 (0.91%) BusinessObjects
Development Applications
1 1369 (6.81%) Git (software)
2 806 (4.01%) JIRA
3 674 (3.35%) Visual Studio
4 643 (3.20%) Subversion
5 588 (2.93%) Selenium
6 570 (2.84%) Jenkins
7 416 (2.07%) Team Foundation Server
8 299 (1.49%) JUnit
9 296 (1.47%) Maven
10 260 (1.29%) TeamCity
11 229 (1.14%) NUnit
12 206 (1.02%) Cucumber
13 187 (0.93%) Eclipse
14 156 (0.78%) Gradle
15 145 (0.72%) Jasmine
16 137 (0.68%) Grunt
17 135 (0.67%) Atlassian Bamboo
18 125 (0.62%) Mercurial
18 125 (0.62%) WebDriver
19 112 (0.56%) gulp
General
1 4734 (23.55%) Finance
2 1450 (7.21%) Marketing
3 1347 (6.70%) Banking
4 1042 (5.18%) Telecoms
5 976 (4.86%) Retail
6 660 (3.28%) Electronics
7 589 (2.93%) Games
8 552 (2.75%) Legal
9 548 (2.73%) Manufacturing
10 478 (2.38%) Investment Banking
11 435 (2.16%) Advertising
12 308 (1.53%) Front Office
13 289 (1.44%) Automotive
14 251 (1.25%) Law
15 223 (1.11%) Financial Institution
16 205 (1.02%) Publishing
17 178 (0.89%) French Language
18 172 (0.86%) Pharmaceutical
19 156 (0.78%) Aerospace
20 141 (0.70%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 6491 (32.30%) Developer
2 2809 (13.98%) Analyst
3 1490 (7.41%) Graduate
4 1398 (6.96%) Java Developer
5 1362 (6.78%) Junior
6 1352 (6.73%) Consultant
7 1298 (6.46%) Software Engineer
8 1296 (6.45%) C# Developer
9 1258 (6.26%) .NET Developer
10 1168 (5.81%) Software Developer
11 890 (4.43%) Senior Developer
12 881 (4.38%) Architect
13 790 (3.93%) Business Analyst
14 786 (3.91%) Junior Developer
15 780 (3.88%) C# .NET Developer
16 693 (3.45%) Graduate Developer
17 639 (3.18%) Project Manager
18 537 (2.67%) JavaScript Developer
19 470 (2.34%) Web Developer
20 411 (2.04%) SQL Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3350 (16.67%) HTML
2 3334 (16.59%) .NET
3 2892 (14.39%) CSS
4 1687 (8.39%) ASP.NET
5 1505 (7.49%) AngularJS
6 1457 (7.25%) Web Services
7 1444 (7.18%) jQuery
8 1166 (5.80%) HTML5
9 1131 (5.63%) XML
10 793 (3.95%) ASP.NET MVC
11 779 (3.88%) Spring
12 714 (3.55%) REST
13 672 (3.34%) Node.js
14 670 (3.33%) .NET Framework
14 670 (3.33%) CSS3
15 584 (2.91%) React
16 513 (2.55%) WCF
17 472 (2.35%) JSON
18 458 (2.28%) RESTful
19 419 (2.08%) ASP.NET Web API
Miscellaneous
1 7354 (36.59%) Computer Science
2 2854 (14.20%) Analytical Skills
3 1111 (5.53%) Management Information System
4 1046 (5.20%) User Experience
5 774 (3.85%) Algorithms
6 531 (2.64%) Fintech
7 479 (2.38%) Data Centre
8 478 (2.38%) Mobile App
9 468 (2.33%) Enterprise Software
10 407 (2.03%) Greenfield Project
11 348 (1.73%) Data Structures
12 316 (1.57%) Hedge funds
13 290 (1.44%) Derivative
14 286 (1.42%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
15 268 (1.33%) Social Media
16 241 (1.20%) Virtual Team
17 238 (1.18%) iPad
18 216 (1.07%) Equities
19 199 (0.99%) Fixed Income
20 184 (0.92%) Embedded Systems
Operating Systems
1 2718 (13.52%) Linux
2 2604 (12.96%) Windows
3 972 (4.84%) Unix
4 677 (3.37%) Windows Server
5 601 (2.99%) Android
6 460 (2.29%) Apple iOS
7 310 (1.54%) Windows Server 2008
8 307 (1.53%) Windows Server 2012
9 297 (1.48%) Windows 7
10 160 (0.80%) Windows 10
11 135 (0.67%) Windows Server 2003
12 121 (0.60%) CentOS
13 116 (0.58%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
13 116 (0.58%) Solaris
14 114 (0.57%) Windows XP
15 99 (0.49%) Embedded Linux
15 99 (0.49%) Windows 8
16 98 (0.49%) Mac OS X
17 73 (0.36%) Ubuntu
18 71 (0.35%) Mac OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 5643 (28.08%) Agile Software Development
2 3410 (16.97%) Software Engineering
3 2594 (12.91%) Mathematics
4 2230 (11.10%) Project Management
5 1855 (9.23%) Scrum
6 1832 (9.12%) OO
7 1675 (8.33%) Analytics
8 1671 (8.31%) MVC
9 1504 (7.48%) SDLC
10 1491 (7.42%) Test Automation
11 1466 (7.29%) TDD
12 1445 (7.19%) Business Intelligence
13 1408 (7.01%) ITIL
14 1179 (5.87%) Web Development
15 1131 (5.63%) Mentoring
16 963 (4.79%) Continuous Integration
17 872 (4.34%) PRINCE2
18 869 (4.32%) DevOps
19 863 (4.29%) Physics
20 862 (4.29%) OOP
Programming Languages
1 5066 (25.21%) SQL
2 4216 (20.98%) Java
3 4016 (19.98%) JavaScript
4 3876 (19.29%) C#
5 2416 (12.02%) Python
6 2400 (11.94%) C++
7 1623 (8.08%) C
8 1077 (5.36%) PHP
9 682 (3.39%) T-SQL
10 548 (2.73%) Perl
11 547 (2.72%) R
12 510 (2.54%) Ruby
13 413 (2.05%) PowerShell
14 370 (1.84%) PL/SQL
15 340 (1.69%) VBA
16 326 (1.62%) Scala
17 323 (1.61%) VB.NET
18 307 (1.53%) VB
19 303 (1.51%) MATLAB
20 292 (1.45%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 4154 (20.67%) Computer Science Degree
2 761 (3.79%) Security Cleared
3 750 (3.73%) Numerate Degree
4 748 (3.72%) Master's Degree
5 605 (3.01%) PhD
6 585 (2.91%) Microsoft Certification
7 484 (2.41%) Cisco Certification
8 472 (2.35%) CISSP
9 401 (2.00%) SC Cleared
10 400 (1.99%) ISEB
11 349 (1.74%) CISM
12 338 (1.68%) PMI Certification
13 299 (1.49%) CISA
14 287 (1.43%) ISTQB
15 245 (1.22%) PMP
16 244 (1.21%) CCNP
17 243 (1.21%) CCNA
18 228 (1.13%) MCSE
19 227 (1.13%) DV Cleared
20 204 (1.02%) HND
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1240 (6.17%) QA
2 341 (1.70%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 275 (1.37%) SLA
4 254 (1.26%) PMO
5 230 (1.14%) Data Quality
6 180 (0.90%) PCI DSS
7 80 (0.40%) COBIT
8 75 (0.37%) MiFID
9 66 (0.33%) ISO/IEC 27002
10 54 (0.27%) Cyber Essentials
11 52 (0.26%) ISO 9001
11 52 (0.26%) Sarbanes-Oxley
12 44 (0.22%) GDPR
13 22 (0.11%) P3O
14 21 (0.10%) EMIR
14 21 (0.10%) ISO/IEC 15288
15 20 (0.100%) HL7
16 17 (0.085%) Def Stans
17 16 (0.080%) Dodd-Frank
17 16 (0.080%) MISRA
System Software
1 739 (3.68%) Active Directory
2 571 (2.84%) VMware Infrastructure
3 353 (1.76%) Docker
4 279 (1.39%) Firmware
5 218 (1.08%) Hyper-V
6 147 (0.73%) Virtual Machines
7 84 (0.42%) VMware ESXi
8 82 (0.41%) vSphere
9 69 (0.34%) XenApp
10 46 (0.23%) XenDesktop
11 44 (0.22%) Snort
12 41 (0.20%) HDFS
13 39 (0.19%) Apache ZooKeeper
14 37 (0.18%) VMware Workstation
15 30 (0.15%) KVM
16 26 (0.13%) Apache Flume
17 25 (0.12%) Oracle RAC
18 24 (0.12%) Terminal Services
19 23 (0.11%) iptables
19 23 (0.11%) LXC
Systems Management
1 336 (1.67%) Puppet
2 265 (1.32%) Ansible
3 255 (1.27%) Opscode Chef
4 165 (0.82%) SCCM
5 96 (0.48%) Kubernetes
6 83 (0.41%) Nagios
7 80 (0.40%) logstash
8 71 (0.35%) Kibana
9 65 (0.32%) HP Quality Center
10 63 (0.31%) SCOM
11 58 (0.29%) Graphite
12 41 (0.20%) Mesos
13 39 (0.19%) AirWatch
14 37 (0.18%) Terraform
15 36 (0.18%) Cisco CUCM
15 36 (0.18%) Salt
16 33 (0.16%) Backup Exec
16 33 (0.16%) SCVMM
17 32 (0.16%) Control-M
17 32 (0.16%) Opsview
Vendors
1 3302 (16.43%) Microsoft
2 1822 (9.07%) Oracle
3 804 (4.00%) VMware
4 675 (3.36%) Cisco
5 624 (3.10%) SAP
6 472 (2.35%) Google
7 389 (1.94%) Tableau
8 348 (1.73%) Adobe
9 345 (1.72%) Salesforce.com
10 268 (1.33%) Citrix
11 261 (1.30%) HP
12 259 (1.29%) IBM
13 229 (1.14%) Red Hat
14 183 (0.91%) CheckPoint
15 182 (0.91%) Juniper
16 137 (0.68%) NetApp
17 123 (0.61%) EMC
18 120 (0.60%) Splunk
19 109 (0.54%) Sitecore
20 100 (0.50%) ServiceNow
London
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: £45000 - £60000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £35000 - £60000 per annum + Bonus + Benefits + Training
Posted: 15 hours ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Auburn Rose
Salary: From £20,000 to £25,000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 17 hours ago
Bristol, Avon
Redrock Consulting Ltd
Salary: £2000 - £25000 per annum + Targeted Bonus Scheme - £32k
Posted: Yesterday
Middlesbrough, Cleveland
ISL
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Searchability
Salary: £30000 - £60000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Tunbridge Wells, Kent
Vantage Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: From £30,000 to £45,000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
London
Energon People
Salary: £80000 - £100000 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Nottingham, Nottinghamshire
Vantage Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: From £20,000 to £25,000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Luton, Bedfordshire
Actis Recruitment.
Salary: From £21,000 to £22,000 per annum benefits inc pension & share ownersh
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + Bonus + Benefits + Training
Posted: 18 hours ago
Aldershot, Hampshire
Executive Recruitment Services (ERS)
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum + Bonus + Benefits + Training
Posted: 1 hour ago
South Croydon, Surrey
Vantage Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: From £20,000 to £25,000 per annum Employee discounts, Private healthca
Posted: Yesterday
London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum + Benefits + Bonus
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Senitor Associates
Salary: Excellent Benefits Package
Posted: Yesterday
Southampton, Hampshire
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Woking, Surrey
Informatiq Consulting
Salary: £Excellent + package
Posted: 2 days ago
Borehamwood, Hertfordshire
IT Connections
Salary: £30,000 to £45,000 + 20% Bonus
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £25000 - £30000 per annum + Bonus + Benefits + Training
Posted: 23 hours ago
Woking, Surrey
Roc Search
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Dorset
Informatiq Consulting
Posted: 23 hours ago
Guildford, Surrey
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £25000 - £30000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Bristol, Avon
Auburn Rose
Salary: From £20,000 to £25,000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
TEKsystems
Salary: £80000 - £150000 per annum + bonus and pension
Posted: 23 hours ago
South East London
Stepstone
Salary: Competitive Salary plus generous benefits
Posted: 21 hours ago
Havant, Hampshire
Stepstone
Salary: Competitive Salary plus generous benefits
Posted: 21 hours ago
London
Oho Group Ltd.
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Southampton, Hampshire
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £20000 - £25000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Sevenoaks, Kent
Senitor Associates
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago