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

Academic Degree
UK / England
3 months to
28 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 15 14 13
Rank change year-on-year -1 -1  
Permanent jobs citing Degree 10705 12242 14282
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 12.81% 13.25% 13.91%
As % of the Qualifications category 52.18% 49.99% 50.85%
Number of salaries quoted 8249 10273 11418
Median salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000
90% offered a salary of more than £25,500 £25,000 £23,750
10% offered a salary of more than £76,250 £77,500 £75,000
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 20516 24488 28089
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in England 24.55% 26.50% 27.36%
Number of salaries quoted 33827 42300 45822
Median salary £46,500 £47,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -2.10% +5.55%  
90% offered a salary of more than £26,250 £26,250 £25,750
10% offered a salary of more than £76,250 £72,500 £75,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £41,500
% change year-on-year - +2.40%  

Degree
Job Vacancy Trend in England

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

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 June 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 June 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 -1 4895 £55,000 - 664
South East -1 2033 £40,500 -2.40% 283
North of England 0 1205 £40,000 - 265
East of England 0 1085 £40,000 -5.88% 195
South West +1 779 £39,250 -3.08% 127
Midlands -4 743 £35,000 - 113
North West -3 700 £40,000 - 141
West Midlands -3 497 £32,500 -7.14% 75
Yorkshire -3 416 £42,500 +10.38% 97
East Midlands -4 268 £35,000 - 36
North East +8 89 £38,750 -3.12% 27
Degree
UK

For the 6 months to 28 June 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 7645 (36.76%) Computer Science
2 5864 (28.19%) Agile Software Development
3 5214 (25.07%) SQL
4 4999 (24.03%) Finance
5 4365 (20.99%) Java
6 4312 (20.73%) Computer Science Degree
7 4124 (19.83%) JavaScript
8 4097 (19.70%) C#
9 3540 (17.02%) Microsoft
10 3531 (16.98%) Software Engineering
11 3523 (16.94%) .NET
12 3445 (16.56%) HTML
13 3106 (14.93%) SQL Server
14 3081 (14.81%) Analytical Skills
15 2953 (14.20%) CSS
16 2809 (13.51%) Linux
17 2743 (13.19%) Windows
18 2596 (12.48%) Mathematics
19 2479 (11.92%) Python
20 2469 (11.87%) C++
21 2266 (10.89%) Project Management
22 1959 (9.42%) Scrum
23 1891 (9.09%) OO
24 1850 (8.89%) Oracle
25 1738 (8.36%) MVC
26 1723 (8.28%) ASP.NET
27 1711 (8.23%) Analytics
28 1649 (7.93%) C
29 1575 (7.57%) SDLC
30 1564 (7.52%) TDD

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
1 562 (2.70%) SharePoint
2 408 (1.96%) Apache Spark
3 342 (1.64%) SAS
4 333 (1.60%) IIS
5 331 (1.59%) MS Exchange
6 314 (1.51%) Apache
7 311 (1.50%) CMS
8 271 (1.30%) Tomcat
9 247 (1.19%) Elasticsearch
10 214 (1.03%) Confluence
11 190 (0.91%) JBoss
12 155 (0.75%) Oracle SOA Suite
12 155 (0.75%) WebSphere
13 151 (0.73%) OpenStack
14 142 (0.68%) Exchange Server 2010
15 111 (0.53%) WebLogic
16 104 (0.50%) WordPress
17 88 (0.42%) nginx
17 88 (0.42%) Sitecore CMS
18 85 (0.41%) Apache Solr
Applications
1 1112 (5.35%) Microsoft Excel
2 939 (4.51%) Microsoft Office
3 441 (2.12%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 227 (1.09%) MS Visio
5 192 (0.92%) Microsoft Project
6 148 (0.71%) Photoshop
7 128 (0.62%) Spreadsheet
8 123 (0.59%) SPSS
9 107 (0.51%) Adobe Illustrator
10 75 (0.36%) Adobe Creative Suite
11 41 (0.20%) OmniGraffle
12 32 (0.15%) InVision
13 27 (0.13%) SOLIDWORKS
14 23 (0.11%) Camtasia
15 22 (0.11%) Adobe After Effects
15 22 (0.11%) Stata
16 20 (0.096%) AutoCAD
17 19 (0.091%) InDesign
17 19 (0.091%) Simulink
18 16 (0.077%) Snagit
Business Applications
1 208 (1.00%) Dynamics CRM
2 182 (0.88%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 103 (0.50%) Dynamics AX
4 67 (0.32%) Oracle Applications
5 52 (0.25%) SAP MM
6 46 (0.22%) Magento
7 44 (0.21%) Oracle EBS
8 43 (0.21%) Dynamics NAV
9 42 (0.20%) SAP SD
10 41 (0.20%) SAP S/4HANA
11 40 (0.19%) NetSuite
12 34 (0.16%) Eloqua
13 32 (0.15%) SAP ERP
14 30 (0.14%) Oracle ERP
15 29 (0.14%) Oracle EBS R12
16 27 (0.13%) SAP SCM
16 27 (0.13%) SAP WM
17 26 (0.13%) Salesforce.com CRM
17 26 (0.13%) SAP FI
17 26 (0.13%) thinkFolio
Cloud Services
1 1182 (5.68%) Amazon AWS
2 871 (4.19%) Microsoft Azure
3 695 (3.34%) SaaS
4 395 (1.90%) Office 365
5 249 (1.20%) Cloud Computing
6 234 (1.13%) GitHub
7 196 (0.94%) PaaS
8 155 (0.75%) Google Analytics
9 142 (0.68%) Amazon EC2
10 141 (0.68%) Google Cloud Platform
11 121 (0.58%) IaaS
12 77 (0.37%) Amazon S3
13 60 (0.29%) Adobe Analytics
14 42 (0.20%) Azure Machine Learning
15 40 (0.19%) Adobe Creative Cloud
16 39 (0.19%) Google Play
17 37 (0.18%) Amazon CloudWatch
17 37 (0.18%) Force.com
18 36 (0.17%) AWS CloudFormation
19 34 (0.16%) AWS Lambda
Communications & Networking
1 827 (3.98%) Firewall
2 551 (2.65%) Internet
3 456 (2.19%) WAN
4 437 (2.10%) LAN
5 436 (2.10%) DNS
6 433 (2.08%) TCP/IP
7 408 (1.96%) VPN
8 397 (1.91%) Wireless
9 322 (1.55%) HTTP
10 287 (1.38%) DHCP
11 241 (1.16%) Network Security
12 208 (1.00%) SAN
13 174 (0.84%) MPLS
14 171 (0.82%) VoIP
15 166 (0.80%) Wi-Fi
16 163 (0.78%) Ethernet
17 136 (0.65%) Cisco ASA
18 135 (0.65%) BGP
19 133 (0.64%) OSPF
20 125 (0.60%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3106 (14.93%) SQL Server
2 1024 (4.92%) MySQL
3 997 (4.79%) Relational Database
4 940 (4.52%) Big Data
5 766 (3.68%) NoSQL
6 556 (2.67%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 542 (2.61%) Data Warehouse
8 527 (2.53%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 521 (2.50%) Hadoop
10 449 (2.16%) MongoDB
11 328 (1.58%) Oracle Database
12 326 (1.57%) RDBMS
13 280 (1.35%) QlikView
14 246 (1.18%) PostgreSQL
15 242 (1.16%) SQL Server Analysis Services
16 236 (1.13%) SQL Server 2008
17 222 (1.07%) Data Mining
18 220 (1.06%) SQL Server 2012
19 219 (1.05%) Power BI
20 180 (0.87%) Apache Cassandra
Development Applications
1 1389 (6.68%) Git (software)
2 837 (4.02%) JIRA
3 692 (3.33%) Visual Studio
4 639 (3.07%) Subversion
5 634 (3.05%) Jenkins
6 618 (2.97%) Selenium
7 434 (2.09%) Team Foundation Server
8 327 (1.57%) Maven
9 326 (1.57%) JUnit
10 281 (1.35%) TeamCity
11 250 (1.20%) NUnit
12 213 (1.02%) Cucumber
13 202 (0.97%) Eclipse
14 159 (0.76%) Atlassian Bamboo
15 157 (0.75%) Gradle
16 150 (0.72%) Jasmine
17 134 (0.64%) gulp
18 130 (0.63%) Mercurial
19 125 (0.60%) Grunt
20 123 (0.59%) WebDriver
General
1 4999 (24.03%) Finance
2 1513 (7.27%) Marketing
3 1482 (7.13%) Banking
4 1126 (5.41%) Retail
5 1087 (5.23%) Telecoms
6 729 (3.50%) Electronics
7 630 (3.03%) Manufacturing
8 612 (2.94%) Investment Banking
9 595 (2.86%) Games
10 565 (2.72%) Legal
11 432 (2.08%) Advertising
12 317 (1.52%) Front Office
13 313 (1.50%) Automotive
14 249 (1.20%) Retail Banking
15 242 (1.16%) Law
16 232 (1.12%) Financial Institution
17 192 (0.92%) Publishing
18 176 (0.85%) Aerospace
19 174 (0.84%) French Language
20 162 (0.78%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 6669 (32.06%) Developer
2 2967 (14.27%) Analyst
3 1579 (7.59%) Graduate
4 1455 (7.00%) Consultant
5 1421 (6.83%) Junior
6 1382 (6.64%) Java Developer
6 1382 (6.64%) Software Engineer
7 1312 (6.31%) C# Developer
8 1281 (6.16%) .NET Developer
9 1246 (5.99%) Software Developer
10 920 (4.42%) Senior Developer
11 886 (4.26%) Architect
12 878 (4.22%) Business Analyst
13 827 (3.98%) Junior Developer
14 754 (3.63%) C# .NET Developer
15 747 (3.59%) Graduate Developer
16 617 (2.97%) Project Manager
17 558 (2.68%) JavaScript Developer
18 479 (2.30%) Web Developer
19 425 (2.04%) SQL Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3523 (16.94%) .NET
2 3445 (16.56%) HTML
3 2953 (14.20%) CSS
4 1723 (8.28%) ASP.NET
5 1553 (7.47%) AngularJS
6 1522 (7.32%) Web Services
7 1426 (6.86%) jQuery
8 1175 (5.65%) HTML5
9 1152 (5.54%) XML
10 809 (3.89%) Spring
11 808 (3.88%) ASP.NET MVC
12 749 (3.60%) REST
13 700 (3.37%) .NET Framework
14 653 (3.14%) CSS3
15 641 (3.08%) Node.js
16 624 (3.00%) React
17 558 (2.68%) WCF
18 498 (2.39%) RESTful
19 475 (2.28%) ASP.NET Web API
19 475 (2.28%) JSON
Miscellaneous
1 7645 (36.76%) Computer Science
2 3081 (14.81%) Analytical Skills
3 1252 (6.02%) Management Information System
4 1137 (5.47%) User Experience
5 820 (3.94%) Algorithms
6 546 (2.63%) Fintech
7 504 (2.42%) Mobile App
8 457 (2.20%) Data Centre
9 452 (2.17%) Enterprise Software
10 408 (1.96%) Greenfield Project
11 340 (1.63%) Hedge funds
12 337 (1.62%) Data Structures
13 306 (1.47%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
14 291 (1.40%) Derivative
15 263 (1.26%) Social Media
16 236 (1.13%) Virtual Team
17 232 (1.12%) Equities
18 223 (1.07%) Fixed Income
19 216 (1.04%) iPad
20 180 (0.87%) Embedded Systems
Operating Systems
1 2809 (13.51%) Linux
2 2743 (13.19%) Windows
3 987 (4.75%) Unix
4 725 (3.49%) Windows Server
5 656 (3.15%) Android
6 514 (2.47%) Apple iOS
7 344 (1.65%) Windows 7
8 333 (1.60%) Windows Server 2008
9 322 (1.55%) Windows Server 2012
10 202 (0.97%) Windows 10
11 142 (0.68%) Windows Server 2003
12 128 (0.62%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
13 123 (0.59%) CentOS
13 123 (0.59%) Windows XP
14 122 (0.59%) Windows 8
15 121 (0.58%) Solaris
16 96 (0.46%) Mac OS X
17 95 (0.46%) Embedded Linux
18 92 (0.44%) Mac OS
19 72 (0.35%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 5864 (28.19%) Agile Software Development
2 3531 (16.98%) Software Engineering
3 2596 (12.48%) Mathematics
4 2266 (10.89%) Project Management
5 1959 (9.42%) Scrum
6 1891 (9.09%) OO
7 1738 (8.36%) MVC
8 1711 (8.23%) Analytics
9 1575 (7.57%) SDLC
10 1564 (7.52%) TDD
11 1554 (7.47%) Business Intelligence
12 1543 (7.42%) Test Automation
13 1435 (6.90%) ITIL
14 1225 (5.89%) Web Development
15 1209 (5.81%) Mentoring
16 1025 (4.93%) Continuous Integration
17 968 (4.65%) DevOps
18 881 (4.24%) OOP
19 875 (4.21%) PRINCE2
20 873 (4.20%) E-Commerce
Programming Languages
1 5214 (25.07%) SQL
2 4365 (20.99%) Java
3 4124 (19.83%) JavaScript
4 4097 (19.70%) C#
5 2479 (11.92%) Python
6 2469 (11.87%) C++
7 1649 (7.93%) C
8 1033 (4.97%) PHP
9 712 (3.42%) T-SQL
10 634 (3.05%) R
11 561 (2.70%) Perl
12 535 (2.57%) Ruby
13 442 (2.13%) PowerShell
14 362 (1.74%) PL/SQL
15 350 (1.68%) VB.NET
16 341 (1.64%) Scala
17 334 (1.61%) VBA
18 325 (1.56%) MATLAB
19 323 (1.55%) Shell Script
20 309 (1.49%) VB
Qualifications
1 4312 (20.73%) Computer Science Degree
2 820 (3.94%) Master's Degree
3 799 (3.84%) Security Cleared
4 744 (3.58%) Numerate Degree
5 608 (2.92%) Microsoft Certification
6 604 (2.90%) PhD
7 477 (2.29%) Cisco Certification
8 454 (2.18%) CISSP
9 438 (2.11%) ISEB
10 436 (2.10%) SC Cleared
11 352 (1.69%) CISM
12 338 (1.63%) PMI Certification
13 323 (1.55%) ISTQB
14 296 (1.42%) CISA
15 259 (1.25%) CCNA
16 242 (1.16%) DV Cleared
17 238 (1.14%) PMP
18 233 (1.12%) MCSE
19 226 (1.09%) CCNP
20 218 (1.05%) HND
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1296 (6.23%) QA
2 345 (1.66%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 309 (1.49%) SLA
4 267 (1.28%) PMO
5 249 (1.20%) Data Quality
6 172 (0.83%) PCI DSS
7 78 (0.38%) MiFID
8 76 (0.37%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
9 71 (0.34%) COBIT
10 65 (0.31%) GDPR
11 64 (0.31%) ISO 9001
12 58 (0.28%) Cyber Essentials
13 53 (0.25%) Sarbanes-Oxley
14 31 (0.15%) ISO/IEC 20000
15 28 (0.13%) P3O
16 27 (0.13%) Def Stans
17 21 (0.10%) HL7
18 19 (0.091%) ISO/IEC 15288
19 18 (0.087%) FATCA
19 18 (0.087%) MISRA
System Software
1 775 (3.73%) Active Directory
2 563 (2.71%) VMware Infrastructure
3 399 (1.92%) Docker
4 290 (1.39%) Firmware
5 201 (0.97%) Hyper-V
6 158 (0.76%) Virtual Machines
7 84 (0.40%) vSphere
8 82 (0.39%) XenApp
9 80 (0.38%) VMware ESXi
10 55 (0.26%) XenDesktop
11 37 (0.18%) Snort
12 35 (0.17%) Apache ZooKeeper
13 32 (0.15%) VMware Workstation
14 31 (0.15%) HDFS
15 30 (0.14%) Apache Flume
15 30 (0.14%) KVM
16 24 (0.12%) Terminal Services
17 23 (0.11%) Oracle RAC
18 22 (0.11%) LXC
18 22 (0.11%) Terminal Server
Systems Management
1 362 (1.74%) Puppet
2 301 (1.45%) Ansible
3 276 (1.33%) Opscode Chef
4 185 (0.89%) SCCM
5 113 (0.54%) Kubernetes
6 81 (0.39%) Nagios
7 76 (0.37%) logstash
8 67 (0.32%) Kibana
9 64 (0.31%) SCOM
10 58 (0.28%) HP Quality Center
11 53 (0.25%) Graphite
12 45 (0.22%) Mesos
12 45 (0.22%) Nessus
12 45 (0.22%) Terraform
13 39 (0.19%) AirWatch
14 38 (0.18%) Opsview
15 34 (0.16%) Cisco CUCM
16 31 (0.15%) Control-M
16 31 (0.15%) ZABBIX
17 30 (0.14%) Backup Exec
Vendors
1 3540 (17.02%) Microsoft
2 1850 (8.89%) Oracle
3 813 (3.91%) VMware
4 737 (3.54%) SAP
5 648 (3.12%) Cisco
6 484 (2.33%) Google
7 405 (1.95%) Tableau
8 352 (1.69%) Salesforce.com
9 350 (1.68%) Adobe
10 291 (1.40%) Citrix
11 271 (1.30%) IBM
12 257 (1.24%) HP
13 229 (1.10%) Red Hat
14 162 (0.78%) Juniper
15 153 (0.74%) CheckPoint
16 135 (0.65%) NetApp
17 127 (0.61%) Splunk
18 126 (0.61%) Cognizant
19 123 (0.59%) Sitecore
20 118 (0.57%) EMC
Oldham, Lancashire
Redrock Consulting Ltd
Salary: £16000 - £25000 per annum + Excellent Benefits + Training
Posted: 6 hours ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Oho Group Ltd.
Salary: £35000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: 1 hour ago
Wokingham, Berkshire
Austin Fraser
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 9 hours ago
Woking, Surrey
Ashdown IT
Salary: £21000 - £23000 per annum + training + benefits
Posted: 7 hours ago
Longfield, Kent
Searchability
Salary: £22000 - £26000 per annum
Posted: 8 hours ago
Hull, North Humberside
Searchability
Salary: £18000 - £26000 per annum
Posted: 8 hours ago
Oxford, Oxfordshire
Mane Contract Services Limited
Posted: 6 hours ago
West Yorkshire
CoreCom Consulting
Salary: £40000 per annum + Pension Scheme
Posted: 9 hours ago
Slough, Berkshire
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 35,000-40,000
Posted: 10 hours ago
Warrington, Cheshire
The People Network
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: 9 hours ago
City, London
Searchability
Salary: £30000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 8 hours ago
London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £50000 - £65000 per annum + bonus and benefits
Posted: 5 hours ago
London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £60000 - £75000 per annum + bonus + benefits
Posted: 48 minutes ago
Marlow, Buckinghamshire
Premier Group Recruitment
Salary: £28000.00 - £40000.00 per annum
Posted: 50 minutes ago
Burnley, Lancashire
Fruition IT Resources Limited
Salary: £20000 - £25000 per annum
Posted: 5 hours ago
London
Searchability
Salary: £30000 - £60000 per annum
Posted: 8 hours ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Hotfoot Recruitment
Salary: Up to £50,000 per annum
Posted: 7 hours ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Hotfoot Recruitment
Salary: Up to £50,000 per annum
Posted: 7 hours ago
Surbiton, Surrey
Searchability
Salary: £20000 - £35000 per annum
Posted: 8 hours ago
North London
set2recruit
Salary: From £45,000 to £60,000 per annum (Plus Equity)
Posted: 1 hour ago
London
Testing Circle Ltd
Salary: £23000.00 per annum
Posted: 1 hour ago
South East
Schroders plc
Posted: 5 hours ago
Bristol, Avon
ISL
Salary: £25000 - £30000 per annum
Posted: 8 hours ago
Knutsford, Cheshire
Adria Solutions Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £38000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 2 hours ago
Macclesfield, Cheshire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £12000 - £20000 per annum + Excellent Benefits & Training
Posted: 7 hours ago
Huddersfield, West Yorkshire
Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum + bens
Posted: 7 hours ago
City, London
Searchability
Salary: £40000 - £70000 per annum
Posted: 8 hours ago
Stockport, Cheshire
Searchability
Salary: £48000 per annum
Posted: 10 hours ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Coded People
Salary: £50000 - £70000 per annum, Benefits Annual Bonus and benefits upon req
Posted: 10 hours ago
Kent
ISL
Salary: £40000.00 - £60000.00 per annum
Posted: 3 hours ago