The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Loughborough with a requirement for Degree qualifications. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered over the 3 months to 26 March 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
26 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Degree
Leicestershire / Loughborough
Rank 3 13 3
Rank change year-on-year +10 -10  
Permanent jobs citing Degree 9 4 12
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Loughborough 20.00% 8.51% 24.00%
As % of the Qualifications category 52.94% 80.00% 85.71%
Number of salaries quoted 9 4 12
Median salary £35,000 £40,000 £46,250
Median salary % change year-on-year -12.50% -13.51%  
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £40,000 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £45,400 £57,500 £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 Loughborough.

Academic & Professional Certification
Loughborough
Permanent job vacancies requiring academic qualifications or professional certifications 17 5 14
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Loughborough 37.78% 10.64% 28.00%
Number of salaries quoted 17 5 14
Median salary £35,000 £40,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -12.50% -  
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £40,000 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £38,200 £51,792 £55,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £42,500

Degree
Job Vacancy Trend in Loughborough

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Loughborough 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 Loughborough

Degree
Salary Trend in Loughborough

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

Salary trend for Degree in Loughborough

Degree
Salary Histogram in Loughborough

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Degree in Loughborough over the 3 months to 26 March 2017.

Salary histogram for Degree in Loughborough

Degree
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Loughborough

For the 6 months to 26 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 Loughborough region with a requirement for Degree.

1 7 (50.00%) Firmware
1 7 (50.00%) VHDL
2 6 (42.86%) Verilog
2 6 (42.86%) Wireless
2 6 (42.86%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
3 5 (35.71%) Xilinx
3 5 (35.71%) Software Engineering
3 5 (35.71%) Linux
4 4 (28.57%) Code Coverage
4 4 (28.57%) ASIC
4 4 (28.57%) C
4 4 (28.57%) PhD
4 4 (28.57%) MATLAB
4 4 (28.57%) Mathematics
4 4 (28.57%) Video Processing
4 4 (28.57%) Synopsys
4 4 (28.57%) Signal Processing
4 4 (28.57%) Algorithms
5 3 (21.43%) Schematic Capture
5 3 (21.43%) FPGA Design
5 3 (21.43%) Git (software)
5 3 (21.43%) Memory Management
5 3 (21.43%) JIRA
5 3 (21.43%) LabVIEW
5 3 (21.43%) Device Driver
5 3 (21.43%) Perl
5 3 (21.43%) Python
6 2 (14.29%) Electronics
6 2 (14.29%) Telecoms
7 1 (7.14%) Requirements Management

Degree
Top Related IT Skills in Loughborough 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 1 (7.14%) MS Excel
1 1 (7.14%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 6 (42.86%) Wireless
2 1 (7.14%) Internet
2 1 (7.14%) PABX
2 1 (7.14%) RS-232
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (7.14%) QlikView
Development Applications
1 3 (21.43%) Git (software)
1 3 (21.43%) JIRA
1 3 (21.43%) LabVIEW
General
1 2 (14.29%) Electronics
1 2 (14.29%) Telecoms
2 1 (7.14%) Automotive
2 1 (7.14%) Manufacturing
2 1 (7.14%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 7 (50.00%) Hardware Engineer
2 5 (35.71%) Software Engineer
3 4 (28.57%) ASIC Design Engineer
3 4 (28.57%) ASIC Engineer
3 4 (28.57%) Embedded Engineer
3 4 (28.57%) Embedded Software Engineer
3 4 (28.57%) Hardware Design Engineer
4 3 (21.43%) Firmware Engineer
5 2 (14.29%) FPGA Engineer
6 1 (7.14%) Analyst
6 1 (7.14%) C# Software Engineer
6 1 (7.14%) Electrical Engineer
6 1 (7.14%) Electronics Engineer
6 1 (7.14%) Principal Engineer
6 1 (7.14%) Senior C# Software Engineer
6 1 (7.14%) Senior Software Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 7 (50.00%) VHDL
2 6 (42.86%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
2 6 (42.86%) Verilog
3 4 (28.57%) Algorithms
3 4 (28.57%) ASIC
4 3 (21.43%) Device Driver
5 1 (7.14%) CCTV
5 1 (7.14%) Computer Science
5 1 (7.14%) Data Structures
5 1 (7.14%) Driving Licence
5 1 (7.14%) Management Information System
5 1 (7.14%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 5 (35.71%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (35.71%) Software Engineering
2 4 (28.57%) Code Coverage
2 4 (28.57%) Mathematics
2 4 (28.57%) Signal Processing
2 4 (28.57%) Video Processing
3 3 (21.43%) FPGA Design
3 3 (21.43%) Memory Management
3 3 (21.43%) Schematic Capture
4 1 (7.14%) Agile Software Development
4 1 (7.14%) Change Control
4 1 (7.14%) Competitor Analysis
4 1 (7.14%) Configuration Management
4 1 (7.14%) Power Management
4 1 (7.14%) Prototyping
4 1 (7.14%) Requirements Management
4 1 (7.14%) SDLC
4 1 (7.14%) V-Model
Programming Languages
1 4 (28.57%) C
1 4 (28.57%) MATLAB
2 3 (21.43%) Perl
2 3 (21.43%) Python
3 1 (7.14%) C#
3 1 (7.14%) C++
3 1 (7.14%) Embedded C
3 1 (7.14%) Embedded C++
3 1 (7.14%) SQL
Qualifications
1 4 (28.57%) PhD
System Software
1 7 (50.00%) Firmware
Vendors
1 5 (35.71%) Xilinx
2 4 (28.57%) Synopsys
3 1 (7.14%) Alteryx
3 1 (7.14%) Microsoft
3 1 (7.14%) Tableau