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

Degree
UK / England
3 months to
29 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 15 14 13
Rank change year-on-year -1 -1  
Permanent jobs citing Degree 10119 13774 13341
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 12.62% 14.07% 13.31%
As % of the Qualifications category 50.92% 51.01% 48.28%
Number of salaries quoted 7890 10984 10524
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 19872 27002 27635
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in England 24.78% 27.58% 27.56%
Number of salaries quoted 15787 21865 21870
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 29 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 29 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 4521 £55,000 - 674
South East 0 1996 £42,000 -1.17% 255
East of England 0 999 £42,500 - 198
North West -4 700 £37,500 - 135
South West -2 650 £40,000 - 133
West Midlands -3 479 £32,500 -13.33% 91
Yorkshire -7 420 £39,000 +4.00% 87
East Midlands -4 282 £42,500 +13.33% 52
North East -2 64 £35,000 -10.96% 23
Midlands +11 7 £90,000 +143.24% 1
Degree
UK

For the 6 months to 29 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 7484 (36.68%) Computer Science
2 5547 (27.18%) Agile Software Development
3 4980 (24.40%) SQL
4 4863 (23.83%) Finance
5 4270 (20.93%) Java
6 3946 (19.34%) JavaScript
7 3823 (18.73%) C#
8 3469 (17.00%) HTML
9 3398 (16.65%) .NET
10 3364 (16.49%) Software Engineering
11 3273 (16.04%) Microsoft
12 2956 (14.49%) CSS
13 2826 (13.85%) SQL Server
14 2795 (13.70%) Mathematics
15 2744 (13.45%) Analytical Skills
16 2654 (13.01%) Linux
17 2509 (12.30%) Windows
18 2434 (11.93%) Python
19 2331 (11.42%) C++
20 2255 (11.05%) Project Management
21 2193 (10.75%) MS Excel
22 1853 (9.08%) Oracle
23 1821 (8.92%) Scrum
24 1782 (8.73%) OO
25 1701 (8.34%) ASP.NET
26 1689 (8.28%) Analytics
27 1626 (7.97%) MVC
28 1556 (7.63%) C
29 1540 (7.55%) ITIL
30 1520 (7.45%) 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
1 510 (2.50%) SharePoint
2 410 (2.01%) Apache Spark
3 376 (1.84%) SAS
4 355 (1.74%) Apache
5 345 (1.69%) IIS
6 286 (1.40%) MS Exchange
7 277 (1.36%) Elasticsearch
8 276 (1.35%) CMS
9 246 (1.21%) Tomcat
10 211 (1.03%) JBoss
11 174 (0.85%) Confluence
12 168 (0.82%) WebSphere
13 158 (0.77%) Oracle SOA Suite
14 113 (0.55%) Exchange Server 2010
15 111 (0.54%) OpenStack
16 110 (0.54%) WebLogic
17 99 (0.49%) WordPress
18 94 (0.46%) Apache Pig
19 89 (0.44%) Skype for Business
20 86 (0.42%) BizTalk Server
Applications
1 2193 (10.75%) MS Excel
2 901 (4.42%) MS Office
3 434 (2.13%) MS PowerPoint
4 224 (1.10%) MS Visio
5 215 (1.05%) MS Project
6 199 (0.98%) Photoshop
7 137 (0.67%) Adobe Illustrator
8 132 (0.65%) SPSS
9 83 (0.41%) Spreadsheet
10 78 (0.38%) Adobe Creative Suite
11 39 (0.19%) InDesign
12 38 (0.19%) InVision
13 37 (0.18%) OmniGraffle
14 32 (0.16%) Camtasia
15 31 (0.15%) Snagit
16 25 (0.12%) Acrobat
16 25 (0.12%) Stata
17 21 (0.10%) SOLIDWORKS
18 20 (0.098%) Simulink
19 15 (0.074%) AutoCAD
Business Applications
1 151 (0.74%) Dynamics CRM
2 76 (0.37%) Dynamics AX
3 67 (0.33%) Oracle Applications
4 66 (0.32%) SAP Oil and Gas
5 63 (0.31%) Magento
6 45 (0.22%) Oracle EBS
7 44 (0.22%) SAP MM
8 32 (0.16%) Oracle EBS R12
8 32 (0.16%) SAP FI
8 32 (0.16%) SAP S/4HANA
9 31 (0.15%) SAP SD
10 29 (0.14%) NetSuite
11 27 (0.13%) SAP CO
12 26 (0.13%) Oracle ERP
12 26 (0.13%) Salesforce.com CRM
12 26 (0.13%) SAP FI/CO
13 23 (0.11%) Dynamics NAV
13 23 (0.11%) SAP PP
14 22 (0.11%) SAP ERP
14 22 (0.11%) SAP SCM
Cloud Services
1 972 (4.76%) Amazon AWS
2 701 (3.44%) Microsoft Azure
3 689 (3.38%) SaaS
4 286 (1.40%) Office 365
5 237 (1.16%) Cloud Computing
6 219 (1.07%) PaaS
7 196 (0.96%) GitHub
8 155 (0.76%) Google Analytics
8 155 (0.76%) IaaS
9 142 (0.70%) Google Cloud Platform
10 137 (0.67%) Amazon EC2
11 59 (0.29%) Amazon S3
12 53 (0.26%) Adobe Analytics
13 39 (0.19%) AdWords
14 37 (0.18%) Force.com
14 37 (0.18%) Google Play
15 32 (0.16%) AWS Lambda
16 31 (0.15%) Adobe Creative Cloud
17 27 (0.13%) Yammer
18 24 (0.12%) Amazon CloudWatch
Communications & Networking
1 900 (4.41%) Firewall
2 581 (2.85%) Internet
3 457 (2.24%) TCP/IP
4 453 (2.22%) Wireless
5 412 (2.02%) WAN
6 411 (2.01%) DNS
7 406 (1.99%) LAN
8 373 (1.83%) VPN
9 369 (1.81%) HTTP
10 322 (1.58%) Network Security
11 235 (1.15%) DHCP
12 203 (0.99%) SAN
13 186 (0.91%) OSPF
14 171 (0.84%) MPLS
15 164 (0.80%) VoIP
16 159 (0.78%) Wi-Fi
17 152 (0.74%) BGP
18 147 (0.72%) Ethernet
19 136 (0.67%) LDAP
20 134 (0.66%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2826 (13.85%) SQL Server
2 1025 (5.02%) MySQL
3 1007 (4.93%) Big Data
4 987 (4.84%) Relational Database
5 747 (3.66%) NoSQL
6 519 (2.54%) Hadoop
7 509 (2.49%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 508 (2.49%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 482 (2.36%) Data Warehouse
10 407 (1.99%) MongoDB
11 371 (1.82%) RDBMS
12 313 (1.53%) Oracle Database
13 250 (1.23%) SQL Server 2008
14 246 (1.21%) SQL Server 2012
15 233 (1.14%) QlikView
16 228 (1.12%) PostgreSQL
17 211 (1.03%) SQL Server Analysis Services
18 192 (0.94%) Data Mining
19 190 (0.93%) BusinessObjects
20 180 (0.88%) Apache Hive
Development Applications
1 1329 (6.51%) Git (software)
2 739 (3.62%) JIRA
3 656 (3.21%) Visual Studio
4 608 (2.98%) Subversion
5 578 (2.83%) Selenium
6 538 (2.64%) Jenkins
7 391 (1.92%) Team Foundation Server
8 288 (1.41%) JUnit
9 287 (1.41%) Maven
10 233 (1.14%) Cucumber
11 230 (1.13%) TeamCity
12 203 (0.99%) NUnit
13 178 (0.87%) Eclipse
14 155 (0.76%) Gradle
15 153 (0.75%) Jasmine
16 140 (0.69%) Grunt
17 118 (0.58%) Mercurial
18 114 (0.56%) Ant
19 106 (0.52%) Moq
20 101 (0.49%) Atlassian Bamboo
General
1 4863 (23.83%) Finance
2 1520 (7.45%) Banking
3 1446 (7.09%) Marketing
4 1098 (5.38%) Telecoms
5 903 (4.43%) Retail
6 579 (2.84%) Electronics
7 561 (2.75%) Games
8 530 (2.60%) Legal
9 480 (2.35%) Manufacturing
10 462 (2.26%) Advertising
11 380 (1.86%) Investment Banking
12 344 (1.69%) Front Office
13 288 (1.41%) Automotive
14 257 (1.26%) Law
15 233 (1.14%) Publishing
16 229 (1.12%) Financial Institution
17 193 (0.95%) French Language
18 190 (0.93%) Pharmaceutical
19 168 (0.82%) Military
20 162 (0.79%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 6495 (31.83%) Developer
2 2799 (13.72%) Analyst
3 1507 (7.39%) Graduate
4 1475 (7.23%) Java Developer
5 1394 (6.83%) C# Developer
6 1323 (6.48%) Consultant
7 1302 (6.38%) Junior
8 1277 (6.26%) .NET Developer
9 1191 (5.84%) Software Engineer
10 1048 (5.14%) Software Developer
11 981 (4.81%) Architect
12 875 (4.29%) Senior Developer
13 871 (4.27%) C# .NET Developer
14 757 (3.71%) Business Analyst
14 757 (3.71%) Junior Developer
15 687 (3.37%) Project Manager
16 665 (3.26%) Graduate Developer
17 560 (2.74%) JavaScript Developer
18 504 (2.47%) Web Developer
19 482 (2.36%) SQL Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3469 (17.00%) HTML
2 3398 (16.65%) .NET
3 2956 (14.49%) CSS
4 1701 (8.34%) ASP.NET
5 1441 (7.06%) jQuery
6 1439 (7.05%) AngularJS
7 1404 (6.88%) Web Services
8 1243 (6.09%) HTML5
9 1125 (5.51%) XML
10 805 (3.94%) ASP.NET MVC
11 756 (3.70%) Spring
12 742 (3.64%) CSS3
13 732 (3.59%) REST
14 719 (3.52%) Node.js
15 660 (3.23%) .NET Framework
16 526 (2.58%) WCF
17 517 (2.53%) React
18 487 (2.39%) JSON
19 422 (2.07%) RESTful
20 419 (2.05%) Hibernate
Miscellaneous
1 7484 (36.68%) Computer Science
2 2744 (13.45%) Analytical Skills
3 1049 (5.14%) Management Information System
4 943 (4.62%) User Experience
5 752 (3.69%) Algorithms
6 631 (3.09%) Data Centre
7 523 (2.56%) Enterprise Software
8 513 (2.51%) Fintech
9 489 (2.40%) Mobile App
10 351 (1.72%) Data Structures
11 312 (1.53%) Hedge funds
12 298 (1.46%) Derivative
13 287 (1.41%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
14 261 (1.28%) Social Media
15 247 (1.21%) iPad
16 219 (1.07%) Equities
17 207 (1.01%) Client/Server
18 201 (0.99%) Fixed Income
19 200 (0.98%) Virtual Team
20 167 (0.82%) Embedded Systems
Operating Systems
1 2654 (13.01%) Linux
2 2509 (12.30%) Windows
3 1044 (5.12%) Unix
4 683 (3.35%) Windows Server
5 542 (2.66%) Android
6 394 (1.93%) Apple iOS
7 328 (1.61%) Windows Server 2012
8 302 (1.48%) Windows 7
9 292 (1.43%) Windows Server 2008
10 157 (0.77%) Windows 10
11 131 (0.64%) Mac OS X
12 127 (0.62%) Windows Server 2003
13 120 (0.59%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
14 117 (0.57%) CentOS
15 116 (0.57%) Solaris
16 109 (0.53%) Windows 8
17 106 (0.52%) Windows XP
18 80 (0.39%) Embedded Linux
19 76 (0.37%) Ubuntu
20 55 (0.27%) Mac OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 5547 (27.18%) Agile Software Development
2 3364 (16.49%) Software Engineering
3 2795 (13.70%) Mathematics
4 2255 (11.05%) Project Management
5 1821 (8.92%) Scrum
6 1782 (8.73%) OO
7 1689 (8.28%) Analytics
8 1626 (7.97%) MVC
9 1540 (7.55%) ITIL
10 1491 (7.31%) SDLC
11 1466 (7.18%) TDD
12 1250 (6.13%) Business Intelligence
13 1207 (5.91%) Web Development
14 1109 (5.43%) Mentoring
15 961 (4.71%) Information Security
16 932 (4.57%) Continuous Integration
16 932 (4.57%) PRINCE2
17 919 (4.50%) Physics
18 914 (4.48%) E-Commerce
19 911 (4.46%) CRM
Programming Languages
1 4980 (24.40%) SQL
2 4270 (20.93%) Java
3 3946 (19.34%) JavaScript
4 3823 (18.73%) C#
5 2434 (11.93%) Python
6 2331 (11.42%) C++
7 1556 (7.63%) C
8 1129 (5.53%) PHP
9 670 (3.28%) T-SQL
10 610 (2.99%) R
11 601 (2.95%) Perl
12 535 (2.62%) Ruby
13 444 (2.18%) PowerShell
14 350 (1.72%) PL/SQL
15 348 (1.71%) Scala
16 331 (1.62%) MATLAB
17 311 (1.52%) Bash Shell
18 303 (1.48%) VB.NET
19 302 (1.48%) VB
19 302 (1.48%) VBA
Qualifications
1 772 (3.78%) Security Cleared
2 633 (3.10%) PhD
3 564 (2.76%) Cisco Certification
4 560 (2.74%) Microsoft Certification
5 556 (2.72%) CISSP
6 394 (1.93%) SC Cleared
7 391 (1.92%) CISM
8 368 (1.80%) ISEB
9 316 (1.55%) PMI Certification
10 307 (1.50%) CISA
11 291 (1.43%) CCNP
12 280 (1.37%) CCNA
13 275 (1.35%) PMP
14 273 (1.34%) ISTQB
15 254 (1.24%) MCSE
16 234 (1.15%) DV Cleared
17 205 (1.00%) ITIL Certification
18 179 (0.88%) HND
19 175 (0.86%) MCP
20 166 (0.81%) Postgraduate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1219 (5.97%) QA
2 356 (1.74%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 310 (1.52%) SLA
4 298 (1.46%) PMO
5 257 (1.26%) PCI DSS
6 225 (1.10%) Data Quality
7 79 (0.39%) COBIT
8 76 (0.37%) MiFID
9 48 (0.24%) ISO 9001
9 48 (0.24%) Sarbanes-Oxley
10 34 (0.17%) ISO27002
11 31 (0.15%) Cyber Essentials
12 30 (0.15%) EMIR
13 28 (0.14%) P3O
14 22 (0.11%) GDPR
15 21 (0.10%) ISO22301
16 20 (0.098%) Dodd-Frank
17 17 (0.083%) ISO 14001
18 16 (0.078%) ISO/IEC 17799
19 15 (0.074%) SDET
System Software
1 733 (3.59%) Active Directory
2 582 (2.85%) VMware Infrastructure
3 288 (1.41%) Docker
4 260 (1.27%) Hyper-V
5 216 (1.06%) Firmware
6 125 (0.61%) Virtual Machines
7 94 (0.46%) vSphere
8 67 (0.33%) XenApp
9 56 (0.27%) VMware ESX
10 52 (0.25%) HDFS
11 42 (0.21%) Snort
12 37 (0.18%) Terminal Services
13 33 (0.16%) XenDesktop
14 32 (0.16%) VMware Workstation
15 31 (0.15%) Apache ZooKeeper
16 30 (0.15%) KVM
17 28 (0.14%) NFS
18 27 (0.13%) Apache Flume
19 25 (0.12%) iptables
20 24 (0.12%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 302 (1.48%) Puppet
2 260 (1.27%) Opscode Chef
3 212 (1.04%) Ansible
4 155 (0.76%) SCCM
5 94 (0.46%) Nagios
6 76 (0.37%) SCOM
7 75 (0.37%) HP Quality Center
8 73 (0.36%) logstash
9 71 (0.35%) Kibana
9 71 (0.35%) Kubernetes
10 56 (0.27%) Graphite
11 49 (0.24%) AirWatch
12 45 (0.22%) SCVMM
13 41 (0.20%) Backup Exec
14 40 (0.20%) Cisco CUCM
15 35 (0.17%) Salt
16 33 (0.16%) CSIRT
17 28 (0.14%) Control-M
17 28 (0.14%) Nmap
18 24 (0.12%) WSUS
Vendors
1 3273 (16.04%) Microsoft
2 1853 (9.08%) Oracle
3 808 (3.96%) Cisco
4 791 (3.88%) VMware
5 645 (3.16%) SAP
6 446 (2.19%) Google
7 376 (1.84%) Tableau
8 367 (1.80%) HP
9 341 (1.67%) Salesforce.com
10 326 (1.60%) Adobe
11 311 (1.52%) IBM
12 251 (1.23%) Citrix
13 249 (1.22%) Juniper
14 245 (1.20%) CheckPoint
15 219 (1.07%) Red Hat
16 143 (0.70%) Palo Alto
17 141 (0.69%) EMC
18 128 (0.63%) Splunk
19 118 (0.58%) Zend
20 115 (0.56%) NetApp
Richmond, Surrey
Testing Circle Ltd
Salary: £23000 per annum
Posted: 10 hours ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Exposed Solutions
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: 2 hours ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Head Resourcing
Salary: £35000 per annum + Flexible Benefits, Pension, Health
Posted: 10 hours ago
South East London
Client Server
Salary: £40k to £50k + benefits
Posted: 13 hours ago
Wokingham, Berkshire
Austin Fraser
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 9 hours ago
Derbyshire
Exposed Solutions
Salary: £20000 - £25000 per annum
Posted: 2 hours ago
City, London
Client Server
Salary: £35k + bonus + benefits
Posted: 11 hours ago
Warwick, Warwickshire
Crunchposter
Salary: Market related
Posted: 10 hours ago
City, London
Senitor Associates
Salary: Excellent Benefits Package
Posted: 11 hours ago
London
McGregor Boyall
Salary: £40000.00 - £50000.00 per annum
Posted: 3 hours ago
Essex
Mortimer Spinks
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: 5 hours ago
North London
Client Server
Salary: £75k to £90k + share options
Posted: 8 hours ago
London
Arrows Group
Salary: £60000 per annum
Posted: 7 hours ago
West London
Michael Bailey Associates
Salary: Market Salary
Posted: 11 hours ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
International Personal Finance
Salary: Up to £50,000 per annum + bonus, car allowance + benefits
Posted: 3 hours ago
Coventry, West Midlands (County)
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: £25000 - £40000 per annum, Benefits Excellent Benefits
Posted: 2 hours ago
Greater Manchester
Exposed Solutions
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 2 hours ago
London
Birch & James Associates
Posted: 3 hours ago
Chichester, West Sussex
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 9 hours ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Computer People
Salary: Benefits
Posted: 3 hours ago
South West London
Client Server
Salary: £75k to £90k + options
Posted: 11 hours ago
London
Verticality Ltd
Salary: £50000 - £70000 per annum
Posted: 9 hours ago
Bristol, Avon
Novate IT Ltd
Salary: £0.00 per annum
Posted: 3 hours ago
Portsmouth, Hampshire
Exposed Solutions
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: 1 hour ago
Greater Manchester
EasyWebRecruitment.com
Salary: £34,619
Posted: 9 hours ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
4it Recruitment Ltd
Salary: Up to £21,000 per annum plus benefits
Posted: 7 hours ago
Central London / West End
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 35-40k + Benefits
Posted: 9 hours ago
Guildford, Surrey
Client Server
Salary: £45k to £60k + benefits
Posted: 4 hours ago
West London
Michael Bailey Associates
Salary: Market Rates
Posted: 11 hours ago
Bury St. Edmunds, Suffolk
The One Group
Salary: £32k - 50k per year + benefits
Posted: 5 hours ago