Period
to 24 September 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Leicester with a requirement for Degree qualifications. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered over the 6 months to 24 September 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Academic Degree
Leicestershire > Leicester
6 months to
24 Sep 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 20 33 18
Rank change year-on-year +13 -15 +6
Permanent jobs citing Degree 82 36 93
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Leicester 13.02% 6.65% 11.63%
As % of the Qualifications category 56.94% 38.30% 55.36%
Number of salaries quoted 76 42 69
Leicester median annual salary £45,000 £30,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +50.00% -25.00% +12.68%
10th Percentile £32,263 £21,400 £20,950
90th Percentile £59,750 £47,500 £63,750
Leicestershire median annual salary £42,714 £32,250 £40,000
% change year-on-year +32.45% -19.38% +26.98%

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 permanent job vacancies advertised in Leicester with a requirement for academic qualifications or professional certifications.

All Academic and Professional Certifications
Leicester
Permanent vacancies requiring academic qualifications or professional certifications 144 94 168
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Leicester 22.86% 17.38% 21.00%
Number of salaries quoted 120 83 126
Leicester median annual salary £42,500 £40,000 £38,750
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.25% +3.23% +1.97%
10th Percentile £27,907 £23,000 £21,250
90th Percentile £55,550 £59,350 £63,750
Leicestershire median annual salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

Degree
Job Vacancy Trend in Leicester

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

Job vacancy trend for Degree in Leicester

Degree
Salary Trend in Leicester

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

Salary trend for Degree in Leicester

Degree
Salary Histogram in Leicester

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Degree in Leicester over the 6 months to 24 September 2018.

Salary histogram for Degree in Leicester

For the 6 months to 24 September 2018, IT jobs citing Degree also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all permanent job ads across the Leicester region with a requirement for Degree.

1 38 (46.34%) C++
2 36 (43.90%) C
2 36 (43.90%) Device Driver
2 36 (43.90%) Subversion
2 36 (43.90%) Embedded Systems
2 36 (43.90%) GitHub
3 33 (40.24%) Software Engineering
4 25 (30.49%) Manufacturing
5 24 (29.27%) Unit Testing
6 19 (23.17%) Microsoft
6 19 (23.17%) SQL Server
7 17 (20.73%) JavaScript
7 17 (20.73%) Time Management
8 15 (18.29%) .NET
9 14 (17.07%) SQL
9 14 (17.07%) C#
9 14 (17.07%) Computer Science
9 14 (17.07%) Test Automation
9 14 (17.07%) Microsoft Azure
10 13 (15.85%) Problem-Solving
11 12 (14.63%) Computer Science Degree
12 11 (13.41%) HTML
12 11 (13.41%) CSS
13 10 (12.20%) AngularJS
14 9 (10.98%) Analytical Skills
14 9 (10.98%) ITIL
15 8 (9.76%) SAP
15 8 (9.76%) E-Commerce
15 8 (9.76%) Java
15 8 (9.76%) Project Management

Degree
Co-occurring IT Skills in Leicester 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 4 (4.88%) SharePoint
Applications
1 5 (6.10%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 2 (2.44%) SAP Hybris
2 1 (1.22%) Oracle Retail
Cloud Services
1 36 (43.90%) GitHub
2 14 (17.07%) Microsoft Azure
3 7 (8.54%) Office 365
4 5 (6.10%) PaaS
4 5 (6.10%) SaaS
5 1 (1.22%) NuGet
Communications & Networking
1 5 (6.10%) Reverse Proxy
2 1 (1.22%) Modbus
2 1 (1.22%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 19 (23.17%) SQL Server
2 5 (6.10%) SQL Server 2016
3 2 (2.44%) Data Mining
3 2 (2.44%) Data Warehouse
3 2 (2.44%) Relational Database
4 1 (1.22%) Oracle Database
4 1 (1.22%) Power BI
4 1 (1.22%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 36 (43.90%) Subversion
2 7 (8.54%) CppUnit
2 7 (8.54%) LoadRunner
2 7 (8.54%) NeoLoad
3 5 (6.10%) Xcode
4 3 (3.66%) Visual Studio
5 1 (1.22%) Git (software)
5 1 (1.22%) JIRA
5 1 (1.22%) JUnit
5 1 (1.22%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
5 1 (1.22%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 25 (30.49%) Manufacturing
2 6 (7.32%) Marketing
3 4 (4.88%) Finance
4 1 (1.22%) Banking
4 1 (1.22%) Publishing
4 1 (1.22%) Retail
Job Titles
1 36 (43.90%) Embedded Engineer
2 29 (35.37%) Embedded Software Engineer
2 29 (35.37%) Software Engineer
3 19 (23.17%) Developer
4 17 (20.73%) Lead Embedded Software Engineer
4 17 (20.73%) Lead Software Engineer
5 13 (15.85%) Analyst
6 8 (9.76%) C# Developer
7 7 (8.54%) .NET Developer
7 7 (8.54%) Performance Analyst
7 7 (8.54%) Performance Test Analyst
7 7 (8.54%) Software Test Engineer
7 7 (8.54%) Test Analyst
7 7 (8.54%) Test Engineer
8 6 (7.32%) C# .NET Developer
8 6 (7.32%) Software Developer
9 5 (6.10%) Infrastructure Engineer
9 5 (6.10%) IT Analyst
9 5 (6.10%) Java Developer
9 5 (6.10%) Junior
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (18.29%) .NET
2 11 (13.41%) CSS
2 11 (13.41%) HTML
3 10 (12.20%) AngularJS
4 7 (8.54%) HTML5
5 6 (7.32%) jQuery
5 6 (7.32%) React
5 6 (7.32%) RESTful
6 5 (6.10%) Angular 2
6 5 (6.10%) ASP.NET Web API
6 5 (6.10%) REST
6 5 (6.10%) Web Services
7 4 (4.88%) JSON
7 4 (4.88%) LESS
7 4 (4.88%) Node.js
7 4 (4.88%) Sass
7 4 (4.88%) Twitter Bootstrap
8 3 (3.66%) ASP.NET
8 3 (3.66%) CSS3
9 2 (2.44%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 36 (43.90%) Device Driver
1 36 (43.90%) Embedded Systems
2 14 (17.07%) Computer Science
3 9 (10.98%) Analytical Skills
4 6 (7.32%) Self-Motivation
5 4 (4.88%) CMDB
6 3 (3.66%) Greenfield Project
6 3 (3.66%) User Experience
7 2 (2.44%) Internet of Things
7 2 (2.44%) Management Information System
8 1 (1.22%) Enterprise Software
8 1 (1.22%) Hybrid Cloud
8 1 (1.22%) Mashup
8 1 (1.22%) Mobile App
8 1 (1.22%) N-Tier
Operating Systems
1 6 (7.32%) Windows
2 5 (6.10%) Apple iOS
2 5 (6.10%) Windows 10
2 5 (6.10%) Windows 8
3 1 (1.22%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 33 (40.24%) Software Engineering
2 24 (29.27%) Unit Testing
3 17 (20.73%) Time Management
4 14 (17.07%) Test Automation
5 13 (15.85%) Problem-Solving
6 9 (10.98%) ITIL
7 8 (9.76%) E-Commerce
7 8 (9.76%) Project Management
8 7 (8.54%) Agile Software Development
8 7 (8.54%) Performance Testing
8 7 (8.54%) Scenario Testing
8 7 (8.54%) Software Testing
8 7 (8.54%) Test Planning
9 6 (7.32%) Analytics
9 6 (7.32%) Continuous Integration
9 6 (7.32%) MVC
10 5 (6.10%) B2C
10 5 (6.10%) Business Analysis
10 5 (6.10%) Load Balancing
10 5 (6.10%) OO
Programming Languages
1 38 (46.34%) C++
2 36 (43.90%) C
3 17 (20.73%) JavaScript
4 14 (17.07%) C#
4 14 (17.07%) SQL
5 8 (9.76%) Java
6 5 (6.10%) Objective-C
7 1 (1.22%) Python
7 1 (1.22%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 12 (14.63%) Computer Science Degree
2 7 (8.54%) ISTQB
3 5 (6.10%) MCSE
3 5 (6.10%) Microsoft Certification
4 4 (4.88%) HND
5 1 (1.22%) SANS
5 1 (1.22%) SC Cleared
5 1 (1.22%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (8.54%) QA
2 1 (1.22%) ISO 9001
2 1 (1.22%) TickIT
System Software
1 5 (6.10%) BitLocker
Vendors
1 19 (23.17%) Microsoft
2 8 (9.76%) SAP
3 6 (7.32%) Xamarin
4 3 (3.66%) Oracle
5 2 (2.44%) hybris
6 1 (1.22%) CheckPoint
6 1 (1.22%) Siemens