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 3 months to 25 March 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
25 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Degree
East Midlands / Leicestershire
Rank 20 12 28
Rank change year-on-year -8 +16  
Permanent jobs citing Degree 70 92 55
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Leicestershire 9.64% 13.75% 7.75%
As % of the Qualifications category 46.05% 56.79% 36.18%
Number of salaries quoted 57 68 35
Median salary £44,317 £40,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +10.79% -  
90% offered a salary of more than £29,000 £26,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £50,000 £51,792
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 Leicestershire.

Academic & Professional Certification
Leicestershire
Permanent job vacancies requiring academic qualifications or professional certifications 152 162 152
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Leicestershire 20.94% 24.22% 21.41%
Number of salaries quoted 126 124 108
Median salary £45,000 £42,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.88% -5.55%  
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £21,500 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £57,500 £49,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £42,500

Degree
Job Vacancy Trend in Leicestershire

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Leicestershire 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 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 3 months to 25 March 2017.

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 3 months to 25 March 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Leicester -16 36 £44,317 -1.51% 9
Loughborough +10 10 £35,000 -12.50%
Kegworth +11 1 £45,001 -
Hinckley - 1 £31,500 -
Degree
East Midlands

Degree
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Leicestershire

For the 6 months to 25 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 Leicestershire region with a requirement for Degree.

1 45 (35.71%) Computer Science
2 39 (30.95%) C#
3 38 (30.16%) .NET
4 37 (29.37%) SQL
5 32 (25.40%) Agile Software Development
6 28 (22.22%) SQL Server
7 24 (19.05%) Microsoft
7 24 (19.05%) Software Engineering
8 23 (18.25%) Project Management
8 23 (18.25%) Finance
9 22 (17.46%) PRINCE2
9 22 (17.46%) HTML
9 22 (17.46%) JavaScript
10 20 (15.87%) CSS
10 20 (15.87%) MS Excel
11 19 (15.08%) C++
11 19 (15.08%) Manufacturing
11 19 (15.08%) MVC
12 18 (14.29%) Java
12 18 (14.29%) ERP
13 17 (13.49%) Business Intelligence
13 17 (13.49%) Mathematics
14 16 (12.70%) OO
14 16 (12.70%) ASP.NET
15 15 (11.90%) ITIL
16 14 (11.11%) .NET Framework
16 14 (11.11%) SDLC
17 12 (9.52%) Data Modelling
17 12 (9.52%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
18 11 (8.73%) Python

Degree
Top Related 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 10 (7.94%) SharePoint
2 2 (1.59%) CMS
2 2 (1.59%) Skype for Business
3 1 (0.79%) SAS
Applications
1 20 (15.87%) MS Excel
2 9 (7.14%) MS Office
3 3 (2.38%) Spreadsheet
4 2 (1.59%) MS Visio
5 1 (0.79%) Simulink
Business Applications
1 11 (8.73%) Dynamics AX
2 1 (0.79%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (0.79%) Lawson
2 1 (0.79%) SAP HR
2 1 (0.79%) SAP Payroll
Cloud Services
1 3 (2.38%) Adobe Creative Cloud
1 3 (2.38%) Google Analytics
2 2 (1.59%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (1.59%) Amazon EC2
2 2 (1.59%) Amazon S3
2 2 (1.59%) Amazon SQS
2 2 (1.59%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
2 2 (1.59%) Cloud Computing
2 2 (1.59%) Google Play
2 2 (1.59%) Office 365
2 2 (1.59%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 6 (4.76%) Wireless
2 3 (2.38%) LAN
2 3 (2.38%) VoIP
2 3 (2.38%) WAN
3 2 (1.59%) Firewall
3 2 (1.59%) Internet
3 2 (1.59%) Skype
3 2 (1.59%) Wi-Fi
3 2 (1.59%) ZigBee
4 1 (0.79%) Cisco IPT
4 1 (0.79%) IP Telephony
4 1 (0.79%) Network Security
4 1 (0.79%) PABX
4 1 (0.79%) RS-232
Database & Business Intelligence
1 28 (22.22%) SQL Server
2 10 (7.94%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 9 (7.14%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 6 (4.76%) SQL Server 2008
5 5 (3.97%) Data Warehouse
5 5 (3.97%) SQL Server 2014
6 4 (3.17%) MySQL
6 4 (3.17%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 3 (2.38%) Data Mining
8 2 (1.59%) Amazon RDS
8 2 (1.59%) PostgreSQL
8 2 (1.59%) QlikView
9 1 (0.79%) Hadoop
9 1 (0.79%) Relational Database
9 1 (0.79%) Snowflake Schema
9 1 (0.79%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 10 (7.94%) Visual Studio
2 6 (4.76%) Git (software)
2 6 (4.76%) JIRA
3 3 (2.38%) Axure RP
3 3 (2.38%) Balsamiq Mockups
3 3 (2.38%) LabVIEW
3 3 (2.38%) Subversion
4 2 (1.59%) Jenkins
4 2 (1.59%) NUnit
4 2 (1.59%) SpecFlow
4 2 (1.59%) Team Foundation Server
4 2 (1.59%) WiX
5 1 (0.79%) PHPUnit
5 1 (0.79%) Redmine
General
1 23 (18.25%) Finance
2 19 (15.08%) Manufacturing
3 9 (7.14%) Pharmaceutical
4 8 (6.35%) Marketing
5 6 (4.76%) Electronics
6 5 (3.97%) Banking
7 4 (3.17%) Retail
8 2 (1.59%) Aerospace
8 2 (1.59%) Automotive
8 2 (1.59%) Telecoms
9 1 (0.79%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 34 (26.98%) Analyst
2 29 (23.02%) Developer
3 17 (13.49%) Software Engineer
4 16 (12.70%) Junior
5 13 (10.32%) C# Developer
6 12 (9.52%) Junior Developer
7 10 (7.94%) Business Analyst
7 10 (7.94%) Graduate
7 10 (7.94%) Systems Analyst
8 9 (7.14%) Architect
8 9 (7.14%) Hardware Engineer
9 8 (6.35%) .NET Developer
9 8 (6.35%) C# .NET Developer
9 8 (6.35%) SQL Developer
9 8 (6.35%) SQL Server Developer
10 7 (5.56%) Java Developer
10 7 (5.56%) Senior Software Engineer
10 7 (5.56%) Technical Architect
11 6 (4.76%) Business Systems Analyst
11 6 (4.76%) Programme Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 38 (30.16%) .NET
2 22 (17.46%) HTML
3 20 (15.87%) CSS
4 16 (12.70%) ASP.NET
5 14 (11.11%) .NET Framework
6 9 (7.14%) REST
7 8 (6.35%) AngularJS
7 8 (6.35%) Twitter Bootstrap
8 7 (5.56%) JPA
8 7 (5.56%) jQuery
8 7 (5.56%) Spring
8 7 (5.56%) WinForms
8 7 (5.56%) XML
9 6 (4.76%) Ajax
9 6 (4.76%) ASP.NET MVC
9 6 (4.76%) Ext JS
9 6 (4.76%) WCF
10 5 (3.97%) WPF
11 4 (3.17%) Web Services
12 3 (2.38%) ASP.NET Web API
Miscellaneous
1 45 (35.71%) Computer Science
2 10 (7.94%) Algorithms
3 9 (7.14%) VHDL
4 8 (6.35%) Analytical Skills
4 8 (6.35%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
4 8 (6.35%) Verilog
5 7 (5.56%) User Experience
6 6 (4.76%) Management Information System
7 5 (3.97%) CESG
8 4 (3.17%) ASIC
8 4 (3.17%) Life Science
8 4 (3.17%) Mobile App
9 3 (2.38%) Device Driver
9 3 (2.38%) Graphic Design
10 2 (1.59%) Augmented Reality
10 2 (1.59%) Client/Server
10 2 (1.59%) Embedded Systems
10 2 (1.59%) Enterprise Software
10 2 (1.59%) N-Tier
10 2 (1.59%) Smartphone
Operating Systems
1 7 (5.56%) Linux
2 5 (3.97%) Windows
3 2 (1.59%) Android
3 2 (1.59%) Apple iOS
4 1 (0.79%) CentOS
4 1 (0.79%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 32 (25.40%) Agile Software Development
2 24 (19.05%) Software Engineering
3 23 (18.25%) Project Management
4 22 (17.46%) PRINCE2
5 19 (15.08%) MVC
6 18 (14.29%) ERP
7 17 (13.49%) Business Intelligence
7 17 (13.49%) Mathematics
8 16 (12.70%) OO
9 15 (11.90%) ITIL
10 14 (11.11%) SDLC
11 12 (9.52%) Data Modelling
12 10 (7.94%) Change Management
12 10 (7.94%) Logistics
13 9 (7.14%) Data Flow Diagram
14 8 (6.35%) Business Analysis
14 8 (6.35%) Physics
15 7 (5.56%) CQRS
15 7 (5.56%) Information Security
15 7 (5.56%) Stakeholder Engagement
Programming Languages
1 39 (30.95%) C#
2 37 (29.37%) SQL
3 22 (17.46%) JavaScript
4 19 (15.08%) C++
5 18 (14.29%) Java
6 11 (8.73%) Python
7 8 (6.35%) C
7 8 (6.35%) T-SQL
8 6 (4.76%) VB
9 5 (3.97%) MATLAB
9 5 (3.97%) Perl
10 4 (3.17%) R
11 3 (2.38%) PHP
12 2 (1.59%) PL/SQL
12 2 (1.59%) Tcl
13 1 (0.79%) Delphi
13 1 (0.79%) Embedded C
13 1 (0.79%) Embedded C++
13 1 (0.79%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 12 (9.52%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
2 7 (5.56%) Microsoft Certification
3 6 (4.76%) CISSP
4 5 (3.97%) CISA
4 5 (3.97%) CISM
4 5 (3.97%) MCTS
4 5 (3.97%) PhD
5 4 (3.17%) MBA
6 2 (1.59%) CCNA
6 2 (1.59%) CIMA
6 2 (1.59%) Cisco Certification
7 1 (0.79%) CCDP
7 1 (0.79%) CCNP
7 1 (0.79%) CCVP
7 1 (0.79%) ISEB
7 1 (0.79%) MCSE
7 1 (0.79%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (6.35%) QA
2 5 (3.97%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 5 (3.97%) PCI DSS
3 1 (0.79%) Data Quality
System Software
1 9 (7.14%) Firmware
2 2 (1.59%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 24 (19.05%) Microsoft
2 10 (7.94%) JD Edwards
3 9 (7.14%) Oracle
4 8 (6.35%) SAP
4 8 (6.35%) Twitter
5 6 (4.76%) Google
5 6 (4.76%) Synopsys
5 6 (4.76%) Tableau
6 5 (3.97%) Xilinx
7 3 (2.38%) Adobe
7 3 (2.38%) Tealeaf
8 2 (1.59%) Apple
8 2 (1.59%) EMC
8 2 (1.59%) Perforce
8 2 (1.59%) Xamarin
9 1 (0.79%) Epicor
9 1 (0.79%) Forcepoint
9 1 (0.79%) Red Hat
9 1 (0.79%) Sage
9 1 (0.79%) Zend
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