Period
to 17 October 2019

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 17 October 2019 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Academic Degree
Leicestershire > Leicester
6 months to
17 Oct 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 43 15 21
Rank change year-on-year -28 +6 +2
Permanent jobs citing Degree 34 99 45
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Leicester 5.81% 15.47% 8.38%
As % of the Qualifications category 40.48% 58.93% 44.55%
Number of salaries quoted 28 83 54
Leicester median annual salary £42,250 £45,000 £32,750
Median salary % change year-on-year -6.11% +37.40% -12.67%
10th Percentile £22,500 £28,790 £23,425
90th Percentile £51,250 £61,000 £47,500
Leicestershire median annual salary £34,650 £42,500 £35,000
% change year-on-year -18.47% +21.43% -12.50%

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 84 168 101
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Leicester 14.36% 26.25% 18.81%
Number of salaries quoted 73 134 96
Leicester median annual salary £35,000 £41,250 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -15.15% +3.13% +3.23%
10th Percentile £21,250 £27,000 £24,625
90th Percentile £54,950 £60,250 £60,000
Leicestershire median annual salary £34,650 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year -13.38% - -

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 17 October 2019.

Salary histogram for Degree in Leicester

For the 6 months to 17 October 2019, 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 15 (44.12%) C#
1 15 (44.12%) Computer Science
2 12 (35.29%) C++
3 11 (32.35%) Computer Science Degree
4 10 (29.41%) Java
4 10 (29.41%) SQL
4 10 (29.41%) C
4 10 (29.41%) Microsoft
5 7 (20.59%) HTML
5 7 (20.59%) CSS
5 7 (20.59%) JIRA
5 7 (20.59%) Software Engineering
5 7 (20.59%) Agile Software Development
6 6 (17.65%) Spring
6 6 (17.65%) Maven
6 6 (17.65%) Linux
6 6 (17.65%) Ethernet
6 6 (17.65%) SDLC
7 5 (14.71%) DevOps
7 5 (14.71%) Mentoring
7 5 (14.71%) RS-485
7 5 (14.71%) Modbus
7 5 (14.71%) Firmware
7 5 (14.71%) JavaScript
7 5 (14.71%) PHP
7 5 (14.71%) .NET
8 4 (11.76%) Visual Studio
8 4 (11.76%) ASP.NET
8 4 (11.76%) Shell Script
8 4 (11.76%) TCP/IP

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 1 (2.94%) Confluence
1 1 (2.94%) Moodle
Applications
1 2 (5.88%) Microsoft Project
2 1 (2.94%) Acrobat
2 1 (2.94%) Adobe Illustrator
2 1 (2.94%) InDesign
2 1 (2.94%) Microsoft Excel
2 1 (2.94%) Microsoft PowerPoint
2 1 (2.94%) Photoshop
2 1 (2.94%) Simulink
2 1 (2.94%) Stateflow
Cloud Services
1 2 (5.88%) Azure
1 2 (5.88%) npm
1 2 (5.88%) SaaS
2 1 (2.94%) Power Platform
Communications & Networking
1 6 (17.65%) Ethernet
2 5 (14.71%) Modbus
2 5 (14.71%) RS-485
3 4 (11.76%) TCP/IP
3 4 (11.76%) VLAN
4 1 (2.94%) FlexRay
4 1 (2.94%) Internet
4 1 (2.94%) Profibus
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (8.82%) Data Warehouse
2 2 (5.88%) Data Mining
2 2 (5.88%) MySQL
3 1 (2.94%) Power BI
3 1 (2.94%) Relational Database
3 1 (2.94%) SQL Server
3 1 (2.94%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 7 (20.59%) JIRA
2 6 (17.65%) Maven
3 4 (11.76%) Cucumber
3 4 (11.76%) Git (software)
3 4 (11.76%) Selenium
3 4 (11.76%) Visual Studio
4 2 (5.88%) Robot Framework
4 2 (5.88%) Subversion
5 1 (2.94%) Dreamweaver
5 1 (2.94%) LabVIEW
5 1 (2.94%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
General
1 3 (8.82%) Aerospace
1 3 (8.82%) Finance
1 3 (8.82%) Manufacturing
2 1 (2.94%) Automotive
2 1 (2.94%) Banking
2 1 (2.94%) Electronics
2 1 (2.94%) German Language
2 1 (2.94%) Marketing
2 1 (2.94%) Public Sector
2 1 (2.94%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 10 (29.41%) Analyst
2 8 (23.53%) Software Analyst
3 7 (20.59%) Developer
3 7 (20.59%) Software Engineer
4 6 (17.65%) Software Test Engineer
4 6 (17.65%) Test Engineer
5 5 (14.71%) Junior
6 4 (11.76%) Automation Test Analyst
6 4 (11.76%) Embedded Engineer
6 4 (11.76%) Embedded Software Engineer
6 4 (11.76%) Software Support Analyst
6 4 (11.76%) Software Test Analyst
6 4 (11.76%) Support Analyst
6 4 (11.76%) Test Analyst
6 4 (11.76%) Test Automation Engineer
7 3 (8.82%) Graduate
7 3 (8.82%) Junior Analyst
7 3 (8.82%) Junior Support Analyst
8 2 (5.88%) IT Manager
8 2 (5.88%) Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (20.59%) CSS
1 7 (20.59%) HTML
2 6 (17.65%) Spring
3 5 (14.71%) .NET
4 4 (11.76%) 802.1X
4 4 (11.76%) ASP.NET
4 4 (11.76%) CSS3
4 4 (11.76%) HTML5
5 3 (8.82%) Laravel
6 2 (5.88%) Ajax
6 2 (5.88%) CodeIgniter
6 2 (5.88%) jQuery
6 2 (5.88%) JSON
6 2 (5.88%) REST
6 2 (5.88%) Sass
6 2 (5.88%) SOAP
7 1 (2.94%) .NET Framework
7 1 (2.94%) TensorFlow
7 1 (2.94%) WCF
7 1 (2.94%) WinForms
Miscellaneous
1 4 (11.76%) CAN bus
1 4 (11.76%) Embedded Systems
2 3 (8.82%) Management Information System
3 2 (5.88%) e-Learning
4 1 (2.94%) Algorithms
4 1 (2.94%) CPLD
4 1 (2.94%) CUDA
4 1 (2.94%) Data Structures
4 1 (2.94%) EPoS
4 1 (2.94%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
4 1 (2.94%) Internet of Things
4 1 (2.94%) Mashup
4 1 (2.94%) Mobile App
4 1 (2.94%) Reference Data
4 1 (2.94%) Self-Motivation
4 1 (2.94%) Smartphone
4 1 (2.94%) User Experience
4 1 (2.94%) VLE
Operating Systems
1 6 (17.65%) Linux
2 4 (11.76%) Android
2 4 (11.76%) Apple iOS
2 4 (11.76%) FreeRTOS
2 4 (11.76%) Windows
2 4 (11.76%) Windows Server
2 4 (11.76%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (44.12%) Computer Science
2 7 (20.59%) Agile Software Development
2 7 (20.59%) Software Engineering
3 6 (17.65%) SDLC
4 5 (14.71%) DevOps
4 5 (14.71%) Mentoring
5 4 (11.76%) Analytics
5 4 (11.76%) Microservices
5 4 (11.76%) Test Automation
5 4 (11.76%) Usability Testing
6 3 (8.82%) Business Intelligence
6 3 (8.82%) Data Analysis
6 3 (8.82%) High Availability
6 3 (8.82%) OO
6 3 (8.82%) OOP
6 3 (8.82%) Process Improvement
6 3 (8.82%) Service Management
6 3 (8.82%) Statistical Analysis
6 3 (8.82%) User Acceptance Testing
6 3 (8.82%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 15 (44.12%) C#
2 12 (35.29%) C++
3 10 (29.41%) C
3 10 (29.41%) Java
3 10 (29.41%) SQL
4 5 (14.71%) JavaScript
4 5 (14.71%) PHP
5 4 (11.76%) Shell Script
6 3 (8.82%) VB.NET
7 2 (5.88%) PHP 7
7 2 (5.88%) Python
8 1 (2.94%) MATLAB
8 1 (2.94%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 11 (32.35%) Computer Science Degree
2 2 (5.88%) HND
2 2 (5.88%) ISEB
2 2 (5.88%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
2 2 (5.88%) Security Cleared
3 1 (2.94%) CISSP
3 1 (2.94%) CSSLP
3 1 (2.94%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (5.88%) PMBOK
2 1 (2.94%) ISO 26262
2 1 (2.94%) ISO 9001
2 1 (2.94%) MISRA
System Software
1 5 (14.71%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 4 (11.76%) Kubernetes
Vendors
1 10 (29.41%) Microsoft
2 1 (2.94%) Adobe
2 1 (2.94%) EMC
2 1 (2.94%) NVIDIA
2 1 (2.94%) SAP