Period
to 14 July 2020

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Leicestershire with a requirement for Degree qualifications. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered over the 6 months to 14 July 2020 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Academic Degree
East Midlands > Leicestershire
6 months to
14 Jul 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 25 20 29
Rank change year-on-year -5 +9 +2
Permanent jobs citing Degree 26 110 84
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in Leicestershire 6.79% 10.04% 8.31%
As % of the Qualifications category 24.53% 61.11% 54.90%
Number of salaries quoted 21 62 77
Median annual salary £47,500 £37,884 £39,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +25.38% -2.86% +11.43%
10th Percentile £45,000 £23,500 £25,250
90th Percentile £53,750 £62,500 £63,500
East Midlands median annual salary £47,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +11.76% +6.25% +6.67%

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 Leicestershire with a requirement for academic qualifications or professional certifications.

All Academic and Professional Certifications
Leicestershire
Permanent vacancies requiring academic qualifications or professional certifications 106 180 153
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Leicestershire 27.68% 16.42% 15.13%
Number of salaries quoted 57 101 136
Median annual salary £45,000 £37,500 £38,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +20.00% -1.32% -5.00%
10th Percentile £23,750 £23,500 £21,625
90th Percentile £56,000 £60,250 £67,500
East Midlands median annual salary £45,000 £41,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +9.76% +2.50% -5.88%

Degree
Job Vacancy Trend in Leicestershire

Job postings citing Degree as a proportion of all IT jobs advertised in Leicestershire.

Job vacancy trend for Degree in Leicestershire

Degree
Salary Trend in Leicestershire

3-month moving average salary quoted in jobs citing Degree in Leicestershire.

Salary trend for Degree in Leicestershire

Degree
Salary Histogram in Leicestershire

Salary distribution for jobs citing Degree in Leicestershire over the 6 months to 14 July 2020.

Salary histogram for Degree in Leicestershire

Degree
Job Locations in Leicestershire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Degree within the Leicestershire region over the 6 months to 14 July 2020. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Past 6 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Leicester -6 24 £47,500 +18.75% 3
Wigston - 2 £47,500 -
Degree
East Midlands

For the 6 months to 14 July 2020, 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 Leicestershire region with a requirement for Degree.

1 12 (46.15%) C#
1 12 (46.15%) Computer Science
1 12 (46.15%) Computer Science Degree
2 11 (42.31%) Software Engineering
2 11 (42.31%) C
2 11 (42.31%) Embedded C
3 9 (34.62%) Project Management
4 8 (30.77%) Agile Software Development
4 8 (30.77%) Software Testing
5 7 (26.92%) Manufacturing
5 7 (26.92%) Validation
5 7 (26.92%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
5 7 (26.92%) SC Cleared
5 7 (26.92%) Security Cleared
5 7 (26.92%) Service Management
5 7 (26.92%) Back Office
5 7 (26.92%) ITIL
5 7 (26.92%) PRINCE2
5 7 (26.92%) Microsoft
5 7 (26.92%) Virtual Team Management
5 7 (26.92%) Virtual Team
6 6 (23.08%) Azure
7 4 (15.38%) Infrastructure Engineering
7 4 (15.38%) SaaS
7 4 (15.38%) PaaS
7 4 (15.38%) Load Balancing
7 4 (15.38%) Microsoft Certification
7 4 (15.38%) Finance
7 4 (15.38%) MCSE
7 4 (15.38%) C++

Degree
Co-occurring IT Skills in Leicestershire 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:

Applications
1 3 (11.54%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 1 (3.85%) Shopify
Cloud Services
1 6 (23.08%) Azure
2 4 (15.38%) PaaS
2 4 (15.38%) SaaS
3 2 (7.69%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 2 (7.69%) VLAN
Development Applications
1 1 (3.85%) Visual Studio Coded UI
General
1 7 (26.92%) Back Office
1 7 (26.92%) Manufacturing
2 4 (15.38%) Finance
3 2 (7.69%) Financial Institution
3 2 (7.69%) Legal
4 1 (3.85%) Retail
Job Titles
1 11 (42.31%) Embedded Engineer
2 7 (26.92%) Embedded C Engineer
2 7 (26.92%) IT Manager
2 7 (26.92%) IT Operations Manager
2 7 (26.92%) Operations Manager
2 7 (26.92%) Senior IT Manager
2 7 (26.92%) Senior Manager
3 6 (23.08%) Embedded Software Engineer
3 6 (23.08%) Software Engineer
4 5 (19.23%) Design Engineer
4 5 (19.23%) Embedded Software Design Engineer
4 5 (19.23%) Software Design Engineer
5 4 (15.38%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 4 (15.38%) Senior Embedded Software Engineer
5 4 (15.38%) Senior Software Engineer
6 2 (7.69%) C Software Engineer
6 2 (7.69%) Developer
6 2 (7.69%) Embedded C Software Engineer
7 1 (3.85%) .NET Developer
7 1 (3.85%) Automation Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (11.54%) .NET
2 2 (7.69%) COM
2 2 (7.69%) Web Services
3 1 (3.85%) .NET Framework
3 1 (3.85%) CSS
3 1 (3.85%) Entity Framework
3 1 (3.85%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 7 (26.92%) Virtual Team
2 2 (7.69%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (7.69%) CMDB
2 2 (7.69%) Hybrid Cloud
3 1 (3.85%) Greenfield Project
Operating Systems
1 2 (7.69%) Windows
1 2 (7.69%) Windows 10
1 2 (7.69%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (46.15%) Computer Science
2 11 (42.31%) Software Engineering
3 9 (34.62%) Project Management
4 8 (30.77%) Agile Software Development
4 8 (30.77%) Software Testing
5 7 (26.92%) ITIL
5 7 (26.92%) PRINCE2
5 7 (26.92%) Service Management
5 7 (26.92%) Validation
5 7 (26.92%) Virtual Team Management
6 4 (15.38%) Infrastructure Engineering
6 4 (15.38%) Load Balancing
7 2 (7.69%) Coaching
7 2 (7.69%) Continuous Improvement
7 2 (7.69%) Disaster Recovery
7 2 (7.69%) Problem-Solving
7 2 (7.69%) Project Delivery
7 2 (7.69%) SDLC
7 2 (7.69%) Service Delivery
7 2 (7.69%) Technical Leadership
Programming Languages
1 12 (46.15%) C#
2 11 (42.31%) C
2 11 (42.31%) Embedded C
3 4 (15.38%) C++
4 2 (7.69%) SQL
5 1 (3.85%) PHP
Qualifications
1 12 (46.15%) Computer Science Degree
2 7 (26.92%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
2 7 (26.92%) SC Cleared
2 7 (26.92%) Security Cleared
3 4 (15.38%) MCSE
3 4 (15.38%) Microsoft Certification
4 1 (3.85%) ISEB
4 1 (3.85%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (3.85%) QA
System Software
1 2 (7.69%) BitLocker
Vendors
1 7 (26.92%) Microsoft