Period
to 20 September 2018

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 20 September 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Academic Degree
East Midlands > Leicestershire
6 months to
20 Sep 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 19 29 20
Rank change year-on-year +10 -9 +3
Permanent jobs citing Degree 106 69 150
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Leicestershire 11.31% 7.33% 10.42%
As % of the Qualifications category 51.96% 42.59% 51.55%
Number of salaries quoted 98 72 115
Leicestershire median annual salary £42,607 £32,750 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +30.10% -18.13% +26.98%
10th Percentile £27,350 £22,850 £21,700
90th Percentile £57,650 £52,125 £63,750
East Midlands median annual salary £42,500 £35,000 £36,000
% change year-on-year +21.43% -2.78% +2.86%

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 204 162 291
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Leicestershire 21.77% 17.22% 20.21%
Number of salaries quoted 175 144 220
Leicestershire median annual salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
10th Percentile £24,900 £24,075 £20,500
90th Percentile £63,500 £60,000 £63,000
East Midlands median annual salary £40,500 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year +1.25% +6.67% -

Degree
Job Vacancy Trend in Leicestershire

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

Job vacancy trend for Degree in Leicestershire

Degree
Salary Trend in Leicestershire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Degree in Leicestershire.

Salary trend for Degree in Leicestershire

Degree
Salary Histogram in Leicestershire

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Degree in Leicestershire over the 6 months to 20 September 2018.

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 20 September 2018. 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 +13 83 £45,000 +50.00% 13
Loughborough -3 5 £30,000 -14.29% 7
Hinckley 0 1 - - 1
Market Harborough - 1 £35,000 - 2
Degree
East Midlands

For the 6 months to 20 September 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 Leicestershire region with a requirement for Degree.

1 43 (40.57%) C++
2 41 (38.68%) C
3 38 (35.85%) Software Engineering
4 36 (33.96%) Subversion
4 36 (33.96%) Embedded Systems
4 36 (33.96%) Device Driver
4 36 (33.96%) GitHub
5 31 (29.25%) SQL Server
6 30 (28.30%) Manufacturing
7 27 (25.47%) C#
8 24 (22.64%) Unit Testing
9 22 (20.75%) Computer Science
10 21 (19.81%) .NET
11 20 (18.87%) SQL
11 20 (18.87%) Microsoft
12 19 (17.92%) Time Management
13 18 (16.98%) JavaScript
14 17 (16.04%) Problem-Solving
15 16 (15.09%) Agile Software Development
16 15 (14.15%) Computer Science Degree
17 14 (13.21%) HTML
17 14 (13.21%) CSS
17 14 (13.21%) Test Automation
17 14 (13.21%) Microsoft Azure
18 13 (12.26%) Analytical Skills
19 12 (11.32%) Windows
19 12 (11.32%) MVC
20 11 (10.38%) ITIL
20 11 (10.38%) AngularJS
21 10 (9.43%) OO

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:

Application Platforms
1 4 (3.77%) SharePoint
2 1 (0.94%) CMS
Applications
1 5 (4.72%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (0.94%) Microsoft Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (1.89%) SAP Hybris
2 1 (0.94%) Oracle Retail
Cloud Services
1 36 (33.96%) GitHub
2 14 (13.21%) Microsoft Azure
3 8 (7.55%) Office 365
3 8 (7.55%) SaaS
4 5 (4.72%) PaaS
5 1 (0.94%) Force.com
5 1 (0.94%) NuGet
Communications & Networking
1 5 (4.72%) Reverse Proxy
2 2 (1.89%) BGP
2 2 (1.89%) Broadband
2 2 (1.89%) Firewall
2 2 (1.89%) HSRP
2 2 (1.89%) Internet
2 2 (1.89%) IPv6
2 2 (1.89%) MPLS
2 2 (1.89%) OSPF
2 2 (1.89%) SMS
2 2 (1.89%) WAN
3 1 (0.94%) Modbus
3 1 (0.94%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 31 (29.25%) SQL Server
2 6 (5.66%) SQL Server 2016
3 3 (2.83%) Data Warehouse
3 3 (2.83%) Relational Database
3 3 (2.83%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 2 (1.89%) Data Mining
4 2 (1.89%) GIS
4 2 (1.89%) NoSQL
4 2 (1.89%) SQL Server 2008
4 2 (1.89%) SQL Server 2014
5 1 (0.94%) Hadoop
5 1 (0.94%) MS Access
5 1 (0.94%) MySQL
5 1 (0.94%) Oracle Database
5 1 (0.94%) Power BI
5 1 (0.94%) RDBMS
5 1 (0.94%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 36 (33.96%) Subversion
2 8 (7.55%) Visual Studio
3 7 (6.60%) CppUnit
3 7 (6.60%) LoadRunner
3 7 (6.60%) NeoLoad
4 5 (4.72%) WiX
4 5 (4.72%) Xcode
5 2 (1.89%) Git (software)
6 1 (0.94%) JIRA
6 1 (0.94%) JUnit
6 1 (0.94%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
6 1 (0.94%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 30 (28.30%) Manufacturing
2 8 (7.55%) Finance
2 8 (7.55%) Marketing
3 6 (5.66%) Law
4 5 (4.72%) Automotive
5 2 (1.89%) Publishing
5 2 (1.89%) Retail
5 2 (1.89%) Telecoms
6 1 (0.94%) Banking
Job Titles
1 36 (33.96%) Embedded Engineer
2 34 (32.08%) Software Engineer
3 29 (27.36%) Embedded Software Engineer
4 27 (25.47%) Developer
5 17 (16.04%) Lead Embedded Software Engineer
5 17 (16.04%) Lead Software Engineer
6 15 (14.15%) Analyst
7 10 (9.43%) .NET Developer
7 10 (9.43%) C# Developer
8 8 (7.55%) Software Developer
9 7 (6.60%) C# .NET Developer
9 7 (6.60%) Junior
9 7 (6.60%) Performance Analyst
9 7 (6.60%) Performance Test Analyst
9 7 (6.60%) Software Test Engineer
9 7 (6.60%) Test Analyst
9 7 (6.60%) Test Engineer
10 6 (5.66%) IT Analyst
11 5 (4.72%) Junior Developer
11 5 (4.72%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 21 (19.81%) .NET
2 14 (13.21%) CSS
2 14 (13.21%) HTML
3 11 (10.38%) AngularJS
4 8 (7.55%) ASP.NET
4 8 (7.55%) HTML5
4 8 (7.55%) jQuery
5 7 (6.60%) React
5 7 (6.60%) RESTful
6 6 (5.66%) ASP.NET Web API
6 6 (5.66%) WPF
7 5 (4.72%) Angular 2
7 5 (4.72%) MFC
7 5 (4.72%) Node.js
7 5 (4.72%) REST
7 5 (4.72%) Web Services
8 4 (3.77%) CSS3
8 4 (3.77%) LESS
8 4 (3.77%) Sass
8 4 (3.77%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 36 (33.96%) Device Driver
1 36 (33.96%) Embedded Systems
2 22 (20.75%) Computer Science
3 13 (12.26%) Analytical Skills
4 9 (8.49%) Self-Motivation
5 5 (4.72%) 3D Graphics
6 4 (3.77%) CMDB
7 3 (2.83%) Greenfield Project
7 3 (2.83%) Management Information System
7 3 (2.83%) Mobile App
7 3 (2.83%) User Experience
8 2 (1.89%) Internet of Things
8 2 (1.89%) PKI
9 1 (0.94%) BBC
9 1 (0.94%) Enterprise Software
9 1 (0.94%) Hybrid Cloud
9 1 (0.94%) Mashup
9 1 (0.94%) NHS
9 1 (0.94%) N-Tier
9 1 (0.94%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 12 (11.32%) Windows
2 7 (6.60%) Apple iOS
3 5 (4.72%) Windows 10
3 5 (4.72%) Windows 8
4 2 (1.89%) Android
4 2 (1.89%) Linux
4 2 (1.89%) Unix
4 2 (1.89%) Windows Server
5 1 (0.94%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 38 (35.85%) Software Engineering
2 24 (22.64%) Unit Testing
3 19 (17.92%) Time Management
4 17 (16.04%) Problem-Solving
5 16 (15.09%) Agile Software Development
6 14 (13.21%) Test Automation
7 12 (11.32%) MVC
8 11 (10.38%) ITIL
9 10 (9.43%) OO
10 9 (8.49%) Project Management
11 8 (7.55%) E-Commerce
12 7 (6.60%) OOP
12 7 (6.60%) Performance Testing
12 7 (6.60%) Scenario Testing
12 7 (6.60%) Software Testing
12 7 (6.60%) Stakeholder Management
12 7 (6.60%) Test Planning
13 6 (5.66%) Analytics
13 6 (5.66%) Continuous Integration
13 6 (5.66%) Scrum
Programming Languages
1 43 (40.57%) C++
2 41 (38.68%) C
3 27 (25.47%) C#
4 20 (18.87%) SQL
5 18 (16.98%) JavaScript
6 8 (7.55%) Java
7 5 (4.72%) Objective-C
7 5 (4.72%) XAML
8 1 (0.94%) Apex Code
8 1 (0.94%) Python
8 1 (0.94%) Ruby
8 1 (0.94%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 15 (14.15%) Computer Science Degree
2 7 (6.60%) ISTQB
3 5 (4.72%) Master's Degree
3 5 (4.72%) MCSE
3 5 (4.72%) Microsoft Certification
4 4 (3.77%) HND
5 1 (0.94%) MBCS
5 1 (0.94%) SANS
5 1 (0.94%) SC Cleared
5 1 (0.94%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (7.55%) QA
2 1 (0.94%) Data Quality
2 1 (0.94%) GDPR
2 1 (0.94%) ISO 9001
2 1 (0.94%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (0.94%) TickIT
System Software
1 5 (4.72%) BitLocker
2 1 (0.94%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 1 (0.94%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 20 (18.87%) Microsoft
2 8 (7.55%) SAP
3 6 (5.66%) Xamarin
4 4 (3.77%) Oracle
5 2 (1.89%) hybris
6 1 (0.94%) Apple
6 1 (0.94%) CheckPoint
6 1 (0.94%) Facebook
6 1 (0.94%) Google
6 1 (0.94%) Salesforce.com
6 1 (0.94%) Siemens
6 1 (0.94%) Sony
6 1 (0.94%) VMware
6 1 (0.94%) Yahoo!