Period
to 17 November 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 17 November 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Academic Degree
Leicestershire > Leicester
6 months to
17 Nov 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 11 23 29
Rank change year-on-year +12 +6 -2
Permanent jobs citing Degree 130 49 73
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Leicester 19.64% 8.64% 8.74%
As % of the Qualifications category 64.68% 41.53% 49.32%
Number of salaries quoted 84 50 60
Leicester median annual salary £43,750 £42,500 £36,250
Median salary % change year-on-year +2.94% +17.24% -9.38%
10th Percentile £28,935 £26,475 £19,675
90th Percentile £62,500 £55,375 £63,750
Leicestershire median annual 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 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 201 118 148
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Leicester 30.36% 20.81% 17.72%
Number of salaries quoted 135 110 121
Leicester median annual salary £41,500 £40,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +3.75% - -
10th Percentile £27,000 £26,475 £20,500
90th Percentile £62,500 £60,000 £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 17 November 2018.

Salary histogram for Degree in Leicester

For the 6 months to 17 November 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 85 (65.38%) Software Engineering
2 75 (57.69%) C++
3 74 (56.92%) C
4 67 (51.54%) Manufacturing
5 64 (49.23%) Time Management
6 63 (48.46%) Embedded Systems
6 63 (48.46%) C#
7 62 (47.69%) Device Driver
8 59 (45.38%) GitHub
9 55 (42.31%) Agile Software Development
10 54 (41.54%) Java
11 53 (40.77%) Unit Testing
12 50 (38.46%) Microsoft
13 47 (36.15%) Firmware
14 44 (33.85%) Visual Studio
14 44 (33.85%) Spring
14 44 (33.85%) Maven
14 44 (33.85%) Apple iOS
15 41 (31.54%) Subversion
16 39 (30.00%) Robot Framework
17 38 (29.23%) Android
17 38 (29.23%) Linux
18 34 (26.15%) TCP/IP
18 34 (26.15%) Modbus
19 33 (25.38%) CAN bus
19 33 (25.38%) RS-485
19 33 (25.38%) FreeRTOS
20 31 (23.85%) JavaScript
21 30 (23.08%) Cybersecurity
21 30 (23.08%) Continuous Integration

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 18 (13.85%) Apache
2 3 (2.31%) SharePoint
Applications
1 2 (1.54%) Microsoft Excel
2 1 (0.77%) Microsoft PowerPoint
2 1 (0.77%) Pro/ENGINEER
2 1 (0.77%) PTC Creo
2 1 (0.77%) SOLIDWORKS
Business Applications
1 2 (1.54%) SAP Hybris
2 1 (0.77%) SAP BPC
2 1 (0.77%) SAP CO
2 1 (0.77%) SAP FI
2 1 (0.77%) SAP FI/CO
Cloud Services
1 59 (45.38%) GitHub
2 9 (6.92%) Microsoft Azure
3 2 (1.54%) NuGet
Communications & Networking
1 34 (26.15%) Modbus
1 34 (26.15%) TCP/IP
2 33 (25.38%) RS-485
3 6 (4.62%) Reverse Proxy
4 4 (3.08%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 17 (13.08%) SQL Server
2 11 (8.46%) PostgreSQL
3 6 (4.62%) SQL Server 2016
4 2 (1.54%) Data Mining
4 2 (1.54%) Data Warehouse
4 2 (1.54%) Oracle Database
4 2 (1.54%) Relational Database
5 1 (0.77%) Power BI
5 1 (0.77%) SAP Data Services
5 1 (0.77%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 44 (33.85%) Maven
1 44 (33.85%) Visual Studio
2 41 (31.54%) Subversion
3 39 (30.00%) Robot Framework
4 18 (13.85%) Jenkins
5 12 (9.23%) CppUnit
6 6 (4.62%) Xcode
7 5 (3.85%) LoadRunner
7 5 (3.85%) NeoLoad
8 2 (1.54%) JIRA
8 2 (1.54%) Team Foundation Server
9 1 (0.77%) Git (software)
9 1 (0.77%) JUnit
9 1 (0.77%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
General
1 67 (51.54%) Manufacturing
2 28 (21.54%) Marketing
3 22 (16.92%) Automotive
4 2 (1.54%) Electronics
4 2 (1.54%) Publishing
5 1 (0.77%) Aerospace
5 1 (0.77%) Finance
Job Titles
1 76 (58.46%) Software Engineer
2 48 (36.92%) Embedded Engineer
3 42 (32.31%) Embedded Software Engineer
4 35 (26.92%) Lead Software Engineer
5 20 (15.38%) Developer
6 19 (14.62%) Lead Embedded Software Engineer
7 13 (10.00%) Software Test Engineer
7 13 (10.00%) Test Engineer
8 11 (8.46%) Analyst
8 11 (8.46%) Applications Engineer
8 11 (8.46%) Senior Software Engineer
8 11 (8.46%) Web Applications Engineer
8 11 (8.46%) Web Engineer
9 10 (7.69%) C# Developer
10 7 (5.38%) .NET Developer
10 7 (5.38%) Graduate
11 6 (4.62%) C# .NET Developer
11 6 (4.62%) Java Developer
11 6 (4.62%) UI Engineer
11 6 (4.62%) UX Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 44 (33.85%) Spring
2 27 (20.77%) HTML
3 23 (17.69%) HTML5
3 23 (17.69%) RESTful
4 21 (16.15%) .NET
4 21 (16.15%) JSON
5 20 (15.38%) CSS
6 15 (11.54%) COM
7 14 (10.77%) Node.js
8 9 (6.92%) AngularJS
9 6 (4.62%) Angular 2
9 6 (4.62%) ASP.NET Web API
9 6 (4.62%) REST
10 5 (3.85%) jQuery
11 4 (3.08%) EDI
11 4 (3.08%) React
12 3 (2.31%) LESS
12 3 (2.31%) Sass
12 3 (2.31%) Web Services
12 3 (2.31%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 63 (48.46%) Embedded Systems
2 62 (47.69%) Device Driver
3 33 (25.38%) CAN bus
4 17 (13.08%) Computer Science
5 10 (7.69%) User Experience
6 6 (4.62%) Management Information System
7 5 (3.85%) Analytical Skills
8 4 (3.08%) Self-Motivation
9 3 (2.31%) Greenfield Project
10 1 (0.77%) Enterprise Software
10 1 (0.77%) Mashup
10 1 (0.77%) Mobile App
10 1 (0.77%) N-Tier
Operating Systems
1 44 (33.85%) Apple iOS
2 38 (29.23%) Android
2 38 (29.23%) Linux
3 33 (25.38%) FreeRTOS
4 12 (9.23%) Windows
5 1 (0.77%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 85 (65.38%) Software Engineering
2 64 (49.23%) Time Management
3 55 (42.31%) Agile Software Development
4 53 (40.77%) Unit Testing
5 30 (23.08%) Continuous Integration
5 30 (23.08%) Cybersecurity
6 23 (17.69%) OO
7 21 (16.15%) TDD
8 19 (14.62%) UML
9 18 (13.85%) Problem-Solving
9 18 (13.85%) Scrum
9 18 (13.85%) Test Automation
10 15 (11.54%) MVC
11 13 (10.00%) Software Testing
12 11 (8.46%) Web Development
13 8 (6.15%) ITIL
13 8 (6.15%) Process Improvement
13 8 (6.15%) Project Management
13 8 (6.15%) Stakeholder Management
14 6 (4.62%) B2C
Programming Languages
1 75 (57.69%) C++
2 74 (56.92%) C
3 63 (48.46%) C#
4 54 (41.54%) Java
5 31 (23.85%) JavaScript
6 19 (14.62%) SQL
7 7 (5.38%) Embedded C
8 6 (4.62%) Objective-C
9 5 (3.85%) Python
10 3 (2.31%) PHP
11 1 (0.77%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 13 (10.00%) Computer Science Degree
2 5 (3.85%) ISTQB
3 4 (3.08%) HND
4 1 (0.77%) SANS
4 1 (0.77%) SC Cleared
4 1 (0.77%) Security Cleared
4 1 (0.77%) Six Sigma Green Belt
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (3.85%) QA
2 4 (3.08%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 47 (36.15%) Firmware
2 4 (3.08%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 50 (38.46%) Microsoft
2 8 (6.15%) SAP
3 7 (5.38%) Xamarin
4 4 (3.08%) VMware
5 2 (1.54%) hybris
5 2 (1.54%) Oracle
6 1 (0.77%) Adaptive Insights
6 1 (0.77%) ANSYS
6 1 (0.77%) Birst
6 1 (0.77%) Hyperion
6 1 (0.77%) Siemens
6 1 (0.77%) SnapLogic
6 1 (0.77%) Workday