Period
to 19 January 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 19 January 2019 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Academic Degree
Leicestershire > Leicester
6 months to
19 Jan 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 7 24 26
Rank change year-on-year +17 +2 -4
Permanent jobs citing Degree 154 50 75
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Leicester 23.69% 8.73% 9.26%
As % of the Qualifications category 71.30% 36.23% 54.35%
Number of salaries quoted 70 48 70
Leicester median annual salary £42,000 £42,500 £42,250
Median salary % change year-on-year -1.18% +0.59% -6.11%
10th Percentile £33,750 £27,125 £20,450
90th Percentile £62,500 £70,750 £85,875
Leicestershire median annual salary £42,000 £41,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year +2.44% -3.53% +1.19%

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 216 138 138
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Leicester 33.23% 24.08% 17.04%
Number of salaries quoted 115 130 128
Leicester median annual salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.25% - -4.76%
10th Percentile £27,200 £27,400 £21,425
90th Percentile £62,500 £62,500 £63,750
Leicestershire median annual salary £42,500 £40,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year +6.25% -5.88% +6.25%

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 19 January 2019.

Salary histogram for Degree in Leicester

For the 6 months to 19 January 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.

1 124 (80.52%) Software Engineering
2 103 (66.88%) Agile Software Development
3 102 (66.23%) Time Management
4 101 (65.58%) Manufacturing
4 101 (65.58%) C#
5 97 (62.99%) C
6 93 (60.39%) C++
7 88 (57.14%) Firmware
8 85 (55.19%) Java
9 81 (52.60%) Embedded Systems
10 80 (51.95%) Spring
10 80 (51.95%) Maven
11 73 (47.40%) Visual Studio
11 73 (47.40%) Microsoft
12 71 (46.10%) Device Driver
12 71 (46.10%) Apple iOS
13 70 (45.45%) GitHub
13 70 (45.45%) Robot Framework
14 69 (44.81%) Unit Testing
15 66 (42.86%) Linux
15 66 (42.86%) RS-485
15 66 (42.86%) Modbus
15 66 (42.86%) Android
16 64 (41.56%) CAN bus
16 64 (41.56%) FreeRTOS
16 64 (41.56%) TCP/IP
17 60 (38.96%) Technical Leadership
18 54 (35.06%) Continuous Integration
19 52 (33.77%) Cybersecurity
20 47 (30.52%) Marketing

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 37 (24.03%) Apache
Applications
1 4 (2.60%) Microsoft Excel
2 3 (1.95%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 1 (0.65%) Pro/ENGINEER
3 1 (0.65%) PTC Creo
3 1 (0.65%) SOLIDWORKS
Business Applications
1 1 (0.65%) BPCS
1 1 (0.65%) Dynamics AX
1 1 (0.65%) NetSuite
1 1 (0.65%) SAP BPC
1 1 (0.65%) SAP CO
1 1 (0.65%) SAP FI
1 1 (0.65%) SAP FI/CO
1 1 (0.65%) SAP Hybris
Cloud Services
1 70 (45.45%) GitHub
2 7 (4.55%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (0.65%) Dynamics 365
3 1 (0.65%) NuGet
Communications & Networking
1 66 (42.86%) Modbus
1 66 (42.86%) RS-485
2 64 (41.56%) TCP/IP
3 5 (3.25%) Reverse Proxy
4 4 (2.60%) SAN
5 2 (1.30%) Bluetooth
5 2 (1.30%) Ethernet
5 2 (1.30%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 24 (15.58%) PostgreSQL
2 7 (4.55%) SQL Server
3 5 (3.25%) SQL Server 2016
4 2 (1.30%) SQLite
5 1 (0.65%) Oracle Database
5 1 (0.65%) SAP Data Services
Development Applications
1 80 (51.95%) Maven
2 73 (47.40%) Visual Studio
3 70 (45.45%) Robot Framework
4 36 (23.38%) Jenkins
5 34 (22.08%) Subversion
6 17 (11.04%) CppUnit
7 5 (3.25%) Xcode
8 3 (1.95%) JIRA
9 2 (1.30%) LoadRunner
9 2 (1.30%) NeoLoad
10 1 (0.65%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 101 (65.58%) Manufacturing
2 47 (30.52%) Marketing
3 33 (21.43%) Automotive
4 4 (2.60%) Electronics
5 2 (1.30%) Finance
6 1 (0.65%) Aerospace
6 1 (0.65%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 108 (70.13%) Software Engineer
2 53 (34.42%) Lead Software Engineer
3 50 (32.47%) Embedded Engineer
4 45 (29.22%) Embedded Software Engineer
5 24 (15.58%) Applications Engineer
5 24 (15.58%) Web Applications Engineer
5 24 (15.58%) Web Engineer
6 20 (12.99%) Test Engineer
7 18 (11.69%) Software Test Engineer
8 17 (11.04%) Senior Software Engineer
9 16 (10.39%) Lead Embedded Software Engineer
10 12 (7.79%) UI Engineer
10 12 (7.79%) UX Engineer
11 10 (6.49%) C# Developer
11 10 (6.49%) Developer
12 8 (5.19%) Analyst
13 7 (4.55%) Graduate
14 5 (3.25%) .NET Developer
14 5 (3.25%) Business Analyst
14 5 (3.25%) C# .NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 80 (51.95%) Spring
2 38 (24.68%) RESTful
3 37 (24.03%) HTML
3 37 (24.03%) HTML5
3 37 (24.03%) JSON
4 26 (16.88%) COM
5 24 (15.58%) CSS
5 24 (15.58%) Node.js
6 16 (10.39%) .NET
7 7 (4.55%) REST
8 5 (3.25%) Angular 2
8 5 (3.25%) AngularJS
8 5 (3.25%) ASP.NET Web API
9 4 (2.60%) EDI
10 3 (1.95%) LINQ
10 3 (1.95%) WPF
11 2 (1.30%) SOAP
11 2 (1.30%) WCF
11 2 (1.30%) Web Services
11 2 (1.30%) WinForms
Miscellaneous
1 81 (52.60%) Embedded Systems
2 71 (46.10%) Device Driver
3 64 (41.56%) CAN bus
4 14 (9.09%) User Experience
5 5 (3.25%) Analytical Skills
6 4 (2.60%) Management Information System
7 3 (1.95%) Greenfield Project
8 2 (1.30%) CPLD
8 2 (1.30%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
Operating Systems
1 71 (46.10%) Apple iOS
2 66 (42.86%) Android
2 66 (42.86%) Linux
3 64 (41.56%) FreeRTOS
4 24 (15.58%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 124 (80.52%) Software Engineering
2 103 (66.88%) Agile Software Development
3 102 (66.23%) Time Management
4 69 (44.81%) Unit Testing
5 60 (38.96%) Technical Leadership
6 54 (35.06%) Continuous Integration
7 52 (33.77%) Cybersecurity
8 39 (25.32%) OO
9 36 (23.38%) Scrum
9 36 (23.38%) TDD
9 36 (23.38%) UML
10 24 (15.58%) MVC
10 24 (15.58%) Web Development
11 20 (12.99%) Test Automation
12 18 (11.69%) Software Testing
13 16 (10.39%) Problem-Solving
14 13 (8.44%) Computer Science
14 13 (8.44%) Process Improvement
15 9 (5.84%) ITIL
16 8 (5.19%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 101 (65.58%) C#
2 97 (62.99%) C
3 93 (60.39%) C++
4 85 (55.19%) Java
5 39 (25.32%) JavaScript
6 13 (8.44%) SQL
7 12 (7.79%) Embedded C
8 5 (3.25%) Objective-C
8 5 (3.25%) Python
9 3 (1.95%) PHP
Qualifications
1 8 (5.19%) Computer Science Degree
2 4 (2.60%) HND
3 2 (1.30%) ISTQB
4 1 (0.65%) SANS
4 1 (0.65%) Six Sigma Green Belt
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (2.60%) Sarbanes-Oxley
2 2 (1.30%) QA
System Software
1 88 (57.14%) Firmware
2 4 (2.60%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 73 (47.40%) Microsoft
2 8 (5.19%) SAP
3 5 (3.25%) Xamarin
4 4 (2.60%) VMware
5 2 (1.30%) EMC
6 1 (0.65%) Adaptive Insights
6 1 (0.65%) ANSYS
6 1 (0.65%) Birst
6 1 (0.65%) hybris
6 1 (0.65%) Hyperion
6 1 (0.65%) JD Edwards
6 1 (0.65%) Oracle
6 1 (0.65%) SnapLogic
6 1 (0.65%) Workday