Period
to 14 December 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 14 December 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Academic Degree
East Midlands > Leicestershire
6 months to
14 Dec 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 11 29 27
Rank change year-on-year +18 -2 -7
Permanent jobs citing Degree 171 74 112
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Leicestershire 18.17% 7.58% 7.84%
As % of the Qualifications category 62.41% 40.88% 41.95%
Number of salaries quoted 95 73 94
Leicestershire median annual salary £45,000 £40,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +12.50% - -3.03%
10th Percentile £28,500 £25,250 £20,500
90th Percentile £67,500 £51,900 £62,625
East Midlands median annual salary £40,500 £35,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year +15.71% -6.67% +7.14%

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 274 181 267
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Leicestershire 29.12% 18.55% 18.68%
Number of salaries quoted 162 168 214
Leicestershire median annual salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,750
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.25% -1.84% +1.88%
10th Percentile £27,000 £26,425 £22,150
90th Percentile £67,500 £60,000 £63,000
East Midlands median annual salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +6.25% - +5.26%

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 14 December 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 14 December 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 +22 145 £45,000 +5.88% 20
Loughborough +3 6 £34,250 -14.38% 4
Ashby-de-la-Zouch -1 2 £65,000 +154.90% 2
Market Harborough +14 1 £35,000 +7.69% 3
Lutterworth 0 1 £50,000 +53.85% 3
Hinckley -7 1 £32,500 -23.53% 1
Degree
East Midlands

For the 6 months to 14 December 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.

1 108 (63.16%) Software Engineering
2 94 (54.97%) Agile Software Development
3 92 (53.80%) Time Management
3 92 (53.80%) Manufacturing
4 87 (50.88%) C
4 87 (50.88%) C#
5 85 (49.71%) C++
6 76 (44.44%) Java
7 73 (42.69%) Embedded Systems
8 71 (41.52%) Microsoft
9 70 (40.94%) Firmware
10 69 (40.35%) Device Driver
10 69 (40.35%) GitHub
11 68 (39.77%) Spring
11 68 (39.77%) Maven
12 62 (36.26%) Visual Studio
12 62 (36.26%) Apple iOS
13 59 (34.50%) Unit Testing
14 57 (33.33%) Linux
15 56 (32.75%) Android
15 56 (32.75%) Robot Framework
16 53 (30.99%) Technical Leadership
17 51 (29.82%) Modbus
18 50 (29.24%) RS-485
18 50 (29.24%) TCP/IP
19 49 (28.65%) CAN bus
19 49 (28.65%) FreeRTOS
20 47 (27.49%) Cybersecurity
20 47 (27.49%) Continuous Integration
21 44 (25.73%) Marketing

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 32 (18.71%) Apache
2 1 (0.58%) CMS
Applications
1 5 (2.92%) Microsoft Excel
2 2 (1.17%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 1 (0.58%) MS Visio
3 1 (0.58%) Pro/ENGINEER
3 1 (0.58%) PTC Creo
3 1 (0.58%) SOLIDWORKS
Business Applications
1 2 (1.17%) SAP Hybris
2 1 (0.58%) SAP BPC
2 1 (0.58%) SAP CO
2 1 (0.58%) SAP FI
2 1 (0.58%) SAP FI/CO
Cloud Services
1 69 (40.35%) GitHub
2 6 (3.51%) Microsoft Azure
3 3 (1.75%) SaaS
4 2 (1.17%) NuGet
5 1 (0.58%) Adobe Creative Cloud
5 1 (0.58%) Force.com
5 1 (0.58%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 51 (29.82%) Modbus
2 50 (29.24%) RS-485
2 50 (29.24%) TCP/IP
3 6 (3.51%) Reverse Proxy
4 4 (2.34%) SAN
5 2 (1.17%) BGP
5 2 (1.17%) Broadband
5 2 (1.17%) Firewall
5 2 (1.17%) HSRP
5 2 (1.17%) Internet
5 2 (1.17%) IPv6
5 2 (1.17%) MPLS
5 2 (1.17%) OSPF
5 2 (1.17%) WAN
6 1 (0.58%) Bluetooth
6 1 (0.58%) Ethernet
6 1 (0.58%) VoIP
6 1 (0.58%) Wi-Fi
6 1 (0.58%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 21 (12.28%) PostgreSQL
1 21 (12.28%) SQL Server
2 7 (4.09%) SQL Server 2016
3 2 (1.17%) Data Mining
3 2 (1.17%) Data Warehouse
3 2 (1.17%) MySQL
3 2 (1.17%) NoSQL
3 2 (1.17%) Oracle Database
3 2 (1.17%) Power BI
3 2 (1.17%) Relational Database
3 2 (1.17%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 1 (0.58%) GIS
4 1 (0.58%) Hadoop
4 1 (0.58%) RDBMS
4 1 (0.58%) SAP Data Services
Development Applications
1 68 (39.77%) Maven
2 62 (36.26%) Visual Studio
3 56 (32.75%) Robot Framework
4 43 (25.15%) Subversion
5 36 (21.05%) Jenkins
6 16 (9.36%) CppUnit
7 7 (4.09%) Team Foundation Server
8 6 (3.51%) Git (software)
8 6 (3.51%) Xcode
9 5 (2.92%) TeamCity
10 4 (2.34%) LoadRunner
10 4 (2.34%) NeoLoad
11 2 (1.17%) JIRA
12 1 (0.58%) Axure RP
12 1 (0.58%) Balsamiq Mockups
12 1 (0.58%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
General
1 92 (53.80%) Manufacturing
2 44 (25.73%) Marketing
3 29 (16.96%) Automotive
4 5 (2.92%) Finance
5 3 (1.75%) Electronics
5 3 (1.75%) Publishing
5 3 (1.75%) Telecoms
6 1 (0.58%) Aerospace
6 1 (0.58%) Back Office
6 1 (0.58%) Law
6 1 (0.58%) Retail
Job Titles
1 95 (55.56%) Software Engineer
2 48 (28.07%) Embedded Engineer
3 45 (26.32%) Lead Software Engineer
4 42 (24.56%) Embedded Software Engineer
5 20 (11.70%) Applications Engineer
5 20 (11.70%) Web Applications Engineer
5 20 (11.70%) Web Engineer
6 18 (10.53%) Test Engineer
7 17 (9.94%) Developer
7 17 (9.94%) Software Test Engineer
8 16 (9.36%) Lead Embedded Software Engineer
9 15 (8.77%) Senior Software Engineer
10 11 (6.43%) Analyst
10 11 (6.43%) UI Engineer
10 11 (6.43%) UX Engineer
11 10 (5.85%) C# Developer
11 10 (5.85%) Graduate
12 8 (4.68%) .NET Developer
13 6 (3.51%) C# .NET Developer
13 6 (3.51%) IT Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 68 (39.77%) Spring
2 37 (21.64%) HTML
3 35 (20.47%) RESTful
4 32 (18.71%) HTML5
4 32 (18.71%) JSON
5 25 (14.62%) .NET
5 25 (14.62%) CSS
6 22 (12.87%) Node.js
7 21 (12.28%) COM
8 7 (4.09%) AngularJS
8 7 (4.09%) ASP.NET Web API
9 6 (3.51%) .NET Framework
9 6 (3.51%) Angular 2
9 6 (3.51%) REST
10 4 (2.34%) ASP.NET
10 4 (2.34%) EDI
11 3 (1.75%) XML
12 2 (1.17%) Lambda Expressions
12 2 (1.17%) LINQ
12 2 (1.17%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 73 (42.69%) Embedded Systems
2 69 (40.35%) Device Driver
3 49 (28.65%) CAN bus
4 15 (8.77%) User Experience
5 11 (6.43%) Analytical Skills
6 7 (4.09%) Management Information System
7 3 (1.75%) Greenfield Project
7 3 (1.75%) Self-Motivation
8 2 (1.17%) PKI
8 2 (1.17%) Social Media
9 1 (0.58%) BBC
9 1 (0.58%) CPLD
9 1 (0.58%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
9 1 (0.58%) Graphic Design
9 1 (0.58%) Mashup
Operating Systems
1 62 (36.26%) Apple iOS
2 57 (33.33%) Linux
3 56 (32.75%) Android
4 49 (28.65%) FreeRTOS
5 26 (15.20%) Windows
6 6 (3.51%) Windows Server
7 1 (0.58%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 108 (63.16%) Software Engineering
2 94 (54.97%) Agile Software Development
3 92 (53.80%) Time Management
4 59 (34.50%) Unit Testing
5 53 (30.99%) Technical Leadership
6 47 (27.49%) Continuous Integration
6 47 (27.49%) Cybersecurity
7 35 (20.47%) OO
8 34 (19.88%) Scrum
8 34 (19.88%) TDD
9 31 (18.13%) UML
10 24 (14.04%) Problem-Solving
11 22 (12.87%) Computer Science
11 22 (12.87%) MVC
12 21 (12.28%) Test Automation
12 21 (12.28%) Web Development
13 17 (9.94%) Software Testing
14 12 (7.02%) Project Management
15 10 (5.85%) ITIL
15 10 (5.85%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 87 (50.88%) C
1 87 (50.88%) C#
2 85 (49.71%) C++
3 76 (44.44%) Java
4 41 (23.98%) JavaScript
5 22 (12.87%) SQL
6 11 (6.43%) Embedded C
6 11 (6.43%) Python
7 6 (3.51%) Objective-C
7 6 (3.51%) Ruby
8 5 (2.92%) Perl
8 5 (2.92%) PowerShell
9 4 (2.34%) PHP
10 1 (0.58%) Apex Code
10 1 (0.58%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 17 (9.94%) Computer Science Degree
2 4 (2.34%) HND
2 4 (2.34%) ISTQB
3 2 (1.17%) PMI Certification
3 2 (1.17%) PMP
4 1 (0.58%) MBCS
4 1 (0.58%) SANS
4 1 (0.58%) Six Sigma Green Belt
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (3.51%) GDPR
2 5 (2.92%) PCI DSS
2 5 (2.92%) QA
3 4 (2.34%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 2 (1.17%) Data Quality
System Software
1 70 (40.94%) Firmware
2 4 (2.34%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (0.58%) Docker
Vendors
1 71 (41.52%) Microsoft
2 10 (5.85%) SAP
3 6 (3.51%) Xamarin
4 4 (2.34%) VMware
5 3 (1.75%) Oracle
6 2 (1.17%) hybris
6 2 (1.17%) JD Edwards
7 1 (0.58%) Adaptive Insights
7 1 (0.58%) Adobe
7 1 (0.58%) ANSYS
7 1 (0.58%) Birst
7 1 (0.58%) Cisco
7 1 (0.58%) Facebook
7 1 (0.58%) Google
7 1 (0.58%) Salesforce.com
7 1 (0.58%) ServiceNow
7 1 (0.58%) SnapLogic
7 1 (0.58%) Sony
7 1 (0.58%) Workday
7 1 (0.58%) Yahoo!