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 3 months to 24 March 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
24 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Degree
Leicestershire / Leicester
Rank 27 11 38
Rank change year-on-year -16 +27  
Permanent jobs citing Degree 36 51 22
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Leicester 9.00% 16.24% 5.30%
As % of the Qualifications category 47.37% 56.67% 27.85%
Number of salaries quoted 33 30 12
Median salary £44,317 £45,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -1.51% +5.88%  
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,650 £23,750
10% offered a salary of more than £47,500 £47,700 £50,000
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 Leicester.

Academic & Professional Certification
Leicester
Permanent job vacancies requiring academic qualifications or professional certifications 76 90 79
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Leicester 19.00% 28.66% 19.04%
Number of salaries quoted 71 59 58
Median salary £44,658 £45,000 £46,250
Median salary % change year-on-year -0.75% -2.70%  
90% offered a salary of more than £31,500 £21,450 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £55,000 £50,550
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £42,500

Degree
Job Vacancy Trend in Leicester

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Leicester 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 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 3 months to 24 March 2017.

Salary histogram for Degree in Leicester

Degree
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Leicester

For the 6 months to 24 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 Leicester region with a requirement for Degree.

1 37 (53.62%) Computer Science
2 35 (50.72%) SQL
3 34 (49.28%) .NET
4 33 (47.83%) C#
5 27 (39.13%) SQL Server
6 25 (36.23%) Agile Software Development
7 17 (24.64%) MVC
7 17 (24.64%) HTML
7 17 (24.64%) Java
8 16 (23.19%) JavaScript
9 15 (21.74%) CSS
9 15 (21.74%) Software Engineering
10 14 (20.29%) ASP.NET
10 14 (20.29%) OO
10 14 (20.29%) C++
11 13 (18.84%) Finance
12 12 (17.39%) PRINCE2
12 12 (17.39%) .NET Framework
13 11 (15.94%) Mathematics
14 10 (14.49%) SQL Server Reporting Services
14 10 (14.49%) Project Management
14 10 (14.49%) SharePoint
14 10 (14.49%) Visual Studio
14 10 (14.49%) SDLC
15 9 (13.04%) REST
15 9 (13.04%) SQL Server Integration Services
15 9 (13.04%) Microsoft
16 8 (11.59%) Business Intelligence
16 8 (11.59%) ERP
16 8 (11.59%) T-SQL

Degree
Top Related 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 10 (14.49%) SharePoint
2 2 (2.90%) CMS
2 2 (2.90%) Skype for Business
3 1 (1.45%) SAS
Applications
1 6 (8.70%) MS Excel
2 4 (5.80%) MS Office
3 2 (2.90%) Spreadsheet
4 1 (1.45%) Simulink
Business Applications
1 1 (1.45%) Dynamics AX
1 1 (1.45%) SAP HR
1 1 (1.45%) SAP Payroll
Cloud Services
1 2 (2.90%) Amazon AWS
1 2 (2.90%) Amazon EC2
1 2 (2.90%) Amazon S3
1 2 (2.90%) Amazon SQS
1 2 (2.90%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
1 2 (2.90%) Cloud Computing
1 2 (2.90%) Office 365
1 2 (2.90%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (2.90%) LAN
1 2 (2.90%) Skype
1 2 (2.90%) VoIP
1 2 (2.90%) WAN
1 2 (2.90%) Wi-Fi
1 2 (2.90%) ZigBee
Database & Business Intelligence
1 27 (39.13%) SQL Server
2 10 (14.49%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 9 (13.04%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 6 (8.70%) SQL Server 2008
5 5 (7.25%) Data Warehouse
5 5 (7.25%) SQL Server 2014
6 4 (5.80%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 3 (4.35%) Data Mining
7 3 (4.35%) MySQL
8 2 (2.90%) Amazon RDS
8 2 (2.90%) PostgreSQL
9 1 (1.45%) Hadoop
9 1 (1.45%) QlikView
9 1 (1.45%) Snowflake Schema
9 1 (1.45%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 10 (14.49%) Visual Studio
2 2 (2.90%) Jenkins
2 2 (2.90%) JIRA
2 2 (2.90%) NUnit
2 2 (2.90%) SpecFlow
2 2 (2.90%) Subversion
2 2 (2.90%) WiX
General
1 13 (18.84%) Finance
2 7 (10.14%) Manufacturing
3 5 (7.25%) Banking
4 4 (5.80%) Electronics
5 2 (2.90%) Aerospace
6 1 (1.45%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 22 (31.88%) Developer
2 15 (21.74%) Analyst
3 11 (15.94%) C# Developer
3 11 (15.94%) Junior
3 11 (15.94%) Junior Developer
4 10 (14.49%) Software Engineer
5 9 (13.04%) Architect
5 9 (13.04%) Graduate
6 8 (11.59%) .NET Developer
6 8 (11.59%) C# .NET Developer
6 8 (11.59%) SQL Developer
6 8 (11.59%) SQL Server Developer
7 7 (10.14%) Java Developer
7 7 (10.14%) Systems Analyst
7 7 (10.14%) Technical Architect
8 6 (8.70%) Junior Java Developer
8 6 (8.70%) SQL Analyst
9 5 (7.25%) Information Analyst
9 5 (7.25%) Junior C# Developer
9 5 (7.25%) SSIS Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 34 (49.28%) .NET
2 17 (24.64%) HTML
3 15 (21.74%) CSS
4 14 (20.29%) ASP.NET
5 12 (17.39%) .NET Framework
6 9 (13.04%) REST
7 8 (11.59%) Twitter Bootstrap
8 7 (10.14%) AngularJS
8 7 (10.14%) JPA
8 7 (10.14%) Spring
8 7 (10.14%) WinForms
8 7 (10.14%) XML
9 6 (8.70%) ASP.NET MVC
9 6 (8.70%) Ext JS
9 6 (8.70%) jQuery
9 6 (8.70%) WCF
10 5 (7.25%) Ajax
10 5 (7.25%) WPF
11 4 (5.80%) Web Services
12 2 (2.90%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 37 (53.62%) Computer Science
2 6 (8.70%) Algorithms
3 5 (7.25%) CESG
3 5 (7.25%) Management Information System
4 4 (5.80%) Life Science
5 2 (2.90%) Client/Server
5 2 (2.90%) Embedded Systems
5 2 (2.90%) Enterprise Software
5 2 (2.90%) N-Tier
5 2 (2.90%) Smart Home
5 2 (2.90%) Smartphone
5 2 (2.90%) User Experience
6 1 (1.45%) Analytical Skills
6 1 (1.45%) Fintech
Operating Systems
1 3 (4.35%) Windows
2 2 (2.90%) Linux
3 1 (1.45%) CentOS
3 1 (1.45%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 25 (36.23%) Agile Software Development
2 17 (24.64%) MVC
3 15 (21.74%) Software Engineering
4 14 (20.29%) OO
5 12 (17.39%) PRINCE2
6 11 (15.94%) Mathematics
7 10 (14.49%) Project Management
7 10 (14.49%) SDLC
8 8 (11.59%) Business Intelligence
8 8 (11.59%) ERP
8 8 (11.59%) Physics
9 7 (10.14%) CQRS
9 7 (10.14%) Information Security
10 6 (8.70%) Continuous Improvement
10 6 (8.70%) ETL
10 6 (8.70%) ITIL
11 5 (7.25%) Change Management
11 5 (7.25%) Data Protection
11 5 (7.25%) Performance Tuning
11 5 (7.25%) Risk Management
Programming Languages
1 35 (50.72%) SQL
2 33 (47.83%) C#
3 17 (24.64%) Java
4 16 (23.19%) JavaScript
5 14 (20.29%) C++
6 8 (11.59%) T-SQL
7 6 (8.70%) VB
8 5 (7.25%) Python
9 4 (5.80%) R
10 2 (2.90%) PHP
10 2 (2.90%) PL/SQL
11 1 (1.45%) C
11 1 (1.45%) Delphi
11 1 (1.45%) MATLAB
11 1 (1.45%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 8 (11.59%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
2 5 (7.25%) CISA
2 5 (7.25%) CISM
2 5 (7.25%) CISSP
2 5 (7.25%) MCTS
2 5 (7.25%) Microsoft Certification
3 1 (1.45%) CIMA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (11.59%) QA
2 5 (7.25%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 5 (7.25%) PCI DSS
3 1 (1.45%) Data Quality
System Software
1 2 (2.90%) Active Directory
1 2 (2.90%) Firmware
Vendors
1 9 (13.04%) Microsoft
2 8 (11.59%) Twitter
3 5 (7.25%) Oracle
3 5 (7.25%) Tableau
4 3 (4.35%) SAP
5 2 (2.90%) EMC
5 2 (2.90%) Perforce
6 1 (1.45%) Google
6 1 (1.45%) JD Edwards
6 1 (1.45%) Red Hat
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