Period
to 21 July 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 21 July 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Academic Degree
East Midlands > Leicestershire
6 months to
21 Jul 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 30 28 15
Rank change year-on-year -2 -13 +7
Permanent jobs citing Degree 87 95 171
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Leicestershire 8.71% 7.89% 12.14%
As % of the Qualifications category 55.06% 46.34% 53.77%
Number of salaries quoted 80 86 128
Leicestershire median annual salary £39,000 £36,250 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +7.59% -9.38% +19.40%
10th Percentile £26,000 £26,500 £22,750
90th Percentile £62,750 £52,500 £63,000
East Midlands median annual salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,000
% change year-on-year +6.67% +1.35% +5.71%

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 158 205 318
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Leicestershire 15.82% 17.03% 22.57%
Number of salaries quoted 141 173 236
Leicestershire median annual salary £39,000 £40,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -2.50% - +6.67%
10th Percentile £22,000 £26,500 £20,500
90th Percentile £67,500 £56,450 £57,500
East Midlands median annual salary £40,000 £42,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year -5.88% +13.33% -

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 21 July 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 21 July 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 +4 65 £40,000 +14.29% 23
Loughborough -4 4 £30,500 -12.86% 7
Hinckley +4 2 - -
Market Harborough - 1 £37,500 - 1
Degree
East Midlands

For the 6 months to 21 July 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 28 (32.18%) SQL Server
2 24 (27.59%) C++
3 23 (26.44%) C#
3 23 (26.44%) Software Engineering
4 22 (25.29%) C
5 21 (24.14%) Microsoft
6 20 (22.99%) SQL
7 19 (21.84%) JavaScript
8 18 (20.69%) .NET
8 18 (20.69%) Computer Science
9 17 (19.54%) Subversion
9 17 (19.54%) Device Driver
9 17 (19.54%) Embedded Systems
9 17 (19.54%) GitHub
9 17 (19.54%) Problem-Solving
10 16 (18.39%) Computer Science Degree
10 16 (18.39%) Manufacturing
10 16 (18.39%) HTML
10 16 (18.39%) Windows
11 15 (17.24%) CSS
11 15 (17.24%) Unit Testing
12 13 (14.94%) Microsoft Azure
12 13 (14.94%) Agile Software Development
13 12 (13.79%) MVC
13 12 (13.79%) Finance
14 11 (12.64%) AngularJS
15 10 (11.49%) HTML5
16 9 (10.34%) Time Management
16 9 (10.34%) Marketing
16 9 (10.34%) 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 (4.60%) SharePoint
Applications
1 6 (6.90%) Microsoft Office
2 3 (3.45%) Microsoft Excel
Business Applications
1 3 (3.45%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (1.15%) Oracle Retail
2 1 (1.15%) SAP Hybris
Cloud Services
1 17 (19.54%) GitHub
2 13 (14.94%) Microsoft Azure
3 8 (9.20%) Office 365
4 6 (6.90%) PaaS
4 6 (6.90%) SaaS
5 1 (1.15%) Force.com
5 1 (1.15%) NuGet
Communications & Networking
1 4 (4.60%) Firewall
1 4 (4.60%) Internet
1 4 (4.60%) WAN
2 3 (3.45%) Reverse Proxy
2 3 (3.45%) SAN
2 3 (3.45%) SMS
2 3 (3.45%) TCP/IP
2 3 (3.45%) Unified Communications
2 3 (3.45%) VoIP
3 2 (2.30%) BGP
3 2 (2.30%) Broadband
3 2 (2.30%) DHCP
3 2 (2.30%) DNS
3 2 (2.30%) HSRP
3 2 (2.30%) IPv6
3 2 (2.30%) LAN
3 2 (2.30%) MPLS
3 2 (2.30%) OSPF
3 2 (2.30%) VPN
3 2 (2.30%) WLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 28 (32.18%) SQL Server
2 5 (5.75%) Data Warehouse
2 5 (5.75%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 3 (3.45%) MS Access
3 3 (3.45%) Relational Database
3 3 (3.45%) SQL Server 2016
3 3 (3.45%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 2 (2.30%) Data Mining
4 2 (2.30%) SQL Server 2008
4 2 (2.30%) SQL Server 2014
5 1 (1.15%) GIS
5 1 (1.15%) Hadoop
5 1 (1.15%) MySQL
5 1 (1.15%) NoSQL
5 1 (1.15%) Oracle Database
5 1 (1.15%) Power BI
5 1 (1.15%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 17 (19.54%) Subversion
2 7 (8.05%) Visual Studio
3 5 (5.75%) LoadRunner
3 5 (5.75%) NeoLoad
3 5 (5.75%) WiX
4 3 (3.45%) Xcode
5 2 (2.30%) CppUnit
6 1 (1.15%) Git (software)
6 1 (1.15%) JIRA
6 1 (1.15%) JUnit
6 1 (1.15%) Selenium
6 1 (1.15%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
6 1 (1.15%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 16 (18.39%) Manufacturing
2 12 (13.79%) Finance
3 9 (10.34%) Marketing
4 5 (5.75%) Automotive
4 5 (5.75%) Law
4 5 (5.75%) Telecoms
5 3 (3.45%) Retail
6 1 (1.15%) Banking
6 1 (1.15%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 26 (29.89%) Developer
2 20 (22.99%) Software Engineer
3 17 (19.54%) Embedded Engineer
4 15 (17.24%) Embedded Software Engineer
5 11 (12.64%) Analyst
6 9 (10.34%) C# Developer
6 9 (10.34%) Software Developer
7 8 (9.20%) .NET Developer
8 7 (8.05%) C# .NET Developer
8 7 (8.05%) Junior
8 7 (8.05%) Lead Embedded Software Engineer
8 7 (8.05%) Lead Software Engineer
9 6 (6.90%) Infrastructure Engineer
9 6 (6.90%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
10 5 (5.75%) Performance Analyst
10 5 (5.75%) Performance Test Analyst
10 5 (5.75%) Senior Analyst
10 5 (5.75%) Senior Developer
10 5 (5.75%) Test Analyst
11 4 (4.60%) Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 18 (20.69%) .NET
2 16 (18.39%) HTML
3 15 (17.24%) CSS
4 11 (12.64%) AngularJS
5 10 (11.49%) HTML5
6 9 (10.34%) React
7 7 (8.05%) ASP.NET
7 7 (8.05%) jQuery
8 6 (6.90%) CSS3
8 6 (6.90%) WPF
9 5 (5.75%) MFC
9 5 (5.75%) RESTful
9 5 (5.75%) Web Services
10 4 (4.60%) ASP.NET MVC
10 4 (4.60%) JSON
10 4 (4.60%) LESS
10 4 (4.60%) Node.js
10 4 (4.60%) Sass
10 4 (4.60%) Twitter Bootstrap
11 3 (3.45%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 18 (20.69%) Computer Science
2 17 (19.54%) Device Driver
2 17 (19.54%) Embedded Systems
3 9 (10.34%) Analytical Skills
3 9 (10.34%) Self-Motivation
4 6 (6.90%) Management Information System
5 5 (5.75%) 3D Graphics
6 4 (4.60%) CMDB
7 3 (3.45%) Mobile App
7 3 (3.45%) NHS
7 3 (3.45%) Social Media
8 2 (2.30%) Data Centre
8 2 (2.30%) Hybrid Cloud
8 2 (2.30%) Internet of Things
8 2 (2.30%) User Experience
9 1 (1.15%) Enterprise Software
9 1 (1.15%) Mashup
9 1 (1.15%) N-Tier
Operating Systems
1 16 (18.39%) Windows
2 6 (6.90%) Windows 10
2 6 (6.90%) Windows 8
3 5 (5.75%) Apple iOS
4 4 (4.60%) Windows Server
5 3 (3.45%) Windows Server 2012
6 2 (2.30%) Android
6 2 (2.30%) Linux
6 2 (2.30%) Unix
6 2 (2.30%) Windows Server 2003
6 2 (2.30%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 23 (26.44%) Software Engineering
2 17 (19.54%) Problem-Solving
3 15 (17.24%) Unit Testing
4 13 (14.94%) Agile Software Development
5 12 (13.79%) MVC
6 9 (10.34%) OO
6 9 (10.34%) Time Management
7 8 (9.20%) ITIL
7 8 (9.20%) Test Automation
8 7 (8.05%) Continuous Improvement
8 7 (8.05%) Project Management
9 6 (6.90%) Analytics
9 6 (6.90%) CRM
9 6 (6.90%) E-Commerce
9 6 (6.90%) Load Balancing
9 6 (6.90%) OOP
9 6 (6.90%) Scrum
9 6 (6.90%) Stakeholder Management
10 5 (5.75%) Mathematics
10 5 (5.75%) Physics
Programming Languages
1 24 (27.59%) C++
2 23 (26.44%) C#
3 22 (25.29%) C
4 20 (22.99%) SQL
5 19 (21.84%) JavaScript
6 6 (6.90%) Java
7 5 (5.75%) XAML
8 3 (3.45%) Objective-C
9 1 (1.15%) Apex Code
9 1 (1.15%) PHP
9 1 (1.15%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 16 (18.39%) Computer Science Degree
2 6 (6.90%) ISTQB
2 6 (6.90%) MCSE
2 6 (6.90%) Microsoft Certification
3 5 (5.75%) Master's Degree
4 2 (2.30%) CCNA
4 2 (2.30%) CCNP
4 2 (2.30%) Cisco Certification
5 1 (1.15%) ISEB
5 1 (1.15%) Postgraduate
5 1 (1.15%) SC Cleared
5 1 (1.15%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (6.90%) QA
2 3 (3.45%) Data Quality
3 1 (1.15%) ISO 9001
3 1 (1.15%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (1.15%) Sarbanes-Oxley
3 1 (1.15%) TickIT
System Software
1 6 (6.90%) BitLocker
2 4 (4.60%) VMware Infrastructure
3 3 (3.45%) Active Directory
4 2 (2.30%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 1 (1.15%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 21 (24.14%) Microsoft
2 5 (5.75%) Oracle
3 4 (4.60%) Salesforce.com
3 4 (4.60%) VMware
3 4 (4.60%) Xamarin
4 3 (3.45%) Juniper
4 3 (3.45%) SAP
5 2 (2.30%) Cisco
5 2 (2.30%) Sophos
6 1 (1.15%) CheckPoint
6 1 (1.15%) hybris
6 1 (1.15%) Siemens