Period
to 15 January 2019

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Northamptonshire with a requirement for Degree qualifications. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered over the 6 months to 15 January 2019 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Academic Degree
East Midlands > Northamptonshire
6 months to
15 Jan 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 15 18 20
Rank change year-on-year +3 +2 +2
Permanent jobs citing Degree 136 104 144
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Northamptonshire 12.41% 9.39% 10.61%
As % of the Qualifications category 50.18% 46.43% 46.01%
Number of salaries quoted 138 112 235
Northamptonshire median annual salary £40,250 £29,000 £36,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +38.79% -19.44% +2.86%
10th Percentile £27,350 £21,250 £21,600
90th Percentile £63,250 £65,875 £55,000
East Midlands median annual salary £40,500 £35,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year +15.71% -9.09% +10.00%

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 Northamptonshire with a requirement for academic qualifications or professional certifications.

All Academic and Professional Certifications
Northamptonshire
Permanent vacancies requiring academic qualifications or professional certifications 271 224 313
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Northamptonshire 24.73% 20.22% 23.07%
Number of salaries quoted 193 191 252
Northamptonshire median annual salary £40,500 £40,000 £39,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +1.25% +1.27% +5.33%
10th Percentile £27,500 £21,000 £21,250
90th Percentile £62,500 £61,250 £57,500
East Midlands median annual salary £42,500 £39,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +8.97% -2.50% +5.26%

Degree
Job Vacancy Trend in Northamptonshire

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

Job vacancy trend for Degree in Northamptonshire

Degree
Salary Trend in Northamptonshire

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

Salary trend for Degree in Northamptonshire

Degree
Salary Histogram in Northamptonshire

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Degree in Northamptonshire over the 6 months to 15 January 2019.

Salary histogram for Degree in Northamptonshire

Degree
Job Locations in Northamptonshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Degree within the Northamptonshire region over the 6 months to 15 January 2019. 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
Northampton 0 81 £40,000 +37.93% 8
Daventry +2 15 £42,500 +6.25% 1
Corby +14 8 £22,500 -31.82% 2
Wellingborough +7 8 - - 2
Kettering +4 7 £40,500 -10.00% 1
Towcester - 5 £25,000 -
Degree
East Midlands

For the 6 months to 15 January 2019, 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 Northamptonshire region with a requirement for Degree.

1 48 (35.29%) Java
2 46 (33.82%) Computer Science
3 37 (27.21%) Oracle
4 32 (23.53%) SQL
4 32 (23.53%) Billing
5 30 (22.06%) Software Engineering
5 30 (22.06%) Finance
6 29 (21.32%) Validation
7 28 (20.59%) Problem-Solving
8 22 (16.18%) Computer Science Degree
9 21 (15.44%) Agile Software Development
9 21 (15.44%) Mathematics
10 20 (14.71%) Microservices
11 19 (13.97%) Analytical Skills
12 18 (13.24%) MongoDB
13 17 (12.50%) Windows
13 17 (12.50%) SOA
14 16 (11.76%) C#
14 16 (11.76%) Physics
14 16 (11.76%) Retail Banking
14 16 (11.76%) Docker
15 15 (11.03%) RESTful
15 15 (11.03%) JavaScript
16 14 (10.29%) Cisco Certification
16 14 (10.29%) Open Source
16 14 (10.29%) Cucumber
16 14 (10.29%) Machine Learning
16 14 (10.29%) Gradle
16 14 (10.29%) Spring Boot
17 13 (9.56%) Mentoring

Degree
Co-occurring IT Skills in Northamptonshire 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 5 (3.68%) Apache Spark
2 3 (2.21%) Confluence
2 3 (2.21%) Elasticsearch
2 3 (2.21%) IIS
3 2 (1.47%) Exchange Server 2007
3 2 (1.47%) JBoss
3 2 (1.47%) MS Exchange
3 2 (1.47%) SAS
4 1 (0.74%) BizTalk Server
4 1 (0.74%) CMS
4 1 (0.74%) Sitecore CMS
Applications
1 11 (8.09%) Microsoft Office
2 2 (1.47%) Microsoft Excel
3 1 (0.74%) Chatbot
3 1 (0.74%) InVision
Cloud Services
1 8 (5.88%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (1.47%) Google Cloud Platform
2 2 (1.47%) IBM Cloud
2 2 (1.47%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (1.47%) Office 365
3 1 (0.74%) OpenShift
Communications & Networking
1 11 (8.09%) Internet
1 11 (8.09%) VPN
2 7 (5.15%) LAN
2 7 (5.15%) WAN
3 6 (4.41%) Firewall
3 6 (4.41%) TCP/IP
3 6 (4.41%) Wireless
4 5 (3.68%) MPLS
5 4 (2.94%) Cisco Nexus
5 4 (2.94%) Ethernet
5 4 (2.94%) IP Telephony
5 4 (2.94%) VoIP
6 2 (1.47%) DHCP
6 2 (1.47%) DNS
6 2 (1.47%) LTE
6 2 (1.47%) SAN
7 1 (0.74%) DWDM
7 1 (0.74%) Network Security
7 1 (0.74%) SNMP
7 1 (0.74%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 18 (13.24%) MongoDB
2 13 (9.56%) OLTP
3 10 (7.35%) Oracle Database
4 8 (5.88%) SQL Server
5 7 (5.15%) NoSQL
6 6 (4.41%) Big Data
6 6 (4.41%) Relational Database
7 5 (3.68%) Hadoop
8 4 (2.94%) Data Mining
8 4 (2.94%) MariaDB
8 4 (2.94%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 3 (2.21%) SQL Server 2008
9 3 (2.21%) SQL Server 2014
10 2 (1.47%) Apache Cassandra
10 2 (1.47%) BigQuery
10 2 (1.47%) Data Warehouse
10 2 (1.47%) MySQL
10 2 (1.47%) Star Schema
11 1 (0.74%) MS Access
11 1 (0.74%) SAS Enterprise Guide
Development Applications
1 14 (10.29%) Cucumber
1 14 (10.29%) Gradle
2 3 (2.21%) JIRA
3 2 (1.47%) Bugzilla
3 2 (1.47%) Rational DOORS
3 2 (1.47%) Rational Quality Manager
4 1 (0.74%) Axure RP
4 1 (0.74%) Eclipse
4 1 (0.74%) Git (software)
4 1 (0.74%) JUnit
General
1 32 (23.53%) Billing
2 30 (22.06%) Finance
3 16 (11.76%) Retail Banking
4 9 (6.62%) Telecoms
5 8 (5.88%) Banking
6 6 (4.41%) Electronics
6 6 (4.41%) Marketing
6 6 (4.41%) Retail
7 5 (3.68%) Law
8 4 (2.94%) Aerospace
8 4 (2.94%) Investment Banking
9 3 (2.21%) Military
10 2 (1.47%) Legal
10 2 (1.47%) Manufacturing
11 1 (0.74%) Financial Institution
11 1 (0.74%) Front Office
11 1 (0.74%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 37 (27.21%) Analyst
2 33 (24.26%) Systems Analyst
3 25 (18.38%) Business Systems Analyst
4 24 (17.65%) Graduate
5 21 (15.44%) Developer
6 17 (12.50%) Software Engineer
7 15 (11.03%) Graduate Developer
8 13 (9.56%) Architect
9 10 (7.35%) Java Developer
9 10 (7.35%) Java Engineer
10 9 (6.62%) Java Software Engineer
11 8 (5.88%) Development Analyst
11 8 (5.88%) Graduate Java Developer
11 8 (5.88%) Systems Development Analyst
12 7 (5.15%) Oracle Analyst
13 6 (4.41%) Security Engineer
14 5 (3.68%) Consultant
14 5 (3.68%) Junior
14 5 (3.68%) Systems Engineer
15 4 (2.94%) Solutions Designer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (11.03%) RESTful
2 14 (10.29%) Spring Boot
3 12 (8.82%) HTML
4 11 (8.09%) Spring
5 10 (7.35%) .NET
6 9 (6.62%) Hibernate
7 8 (5.88%) AngularJS
8 5 (3.68%) ASP.NET
8 5 (3.68%) Kafka
8 5 (3.68%) WPF
9 4 (2.94%) .NET Framework
9 4 (2.94%) ASP.NET MVC
9 4 (2.94%) ASP.NET Web API
9 4 (2.94%) J2EE
9 4 (2.94%) WCF
9 4 (2.94%) Web Services
10 3 (2.21%) ASP.NET Web Forms
10 3 (2.21%) CSS
10 3 (2.21%) Entity Framework
10 3 (2.21%) jQuery
Miscellaneous
1 19 (13.97%) Analytical Skills
2 13 (9.56%) Enterprise Software
3 12 (8.82%) Self-Motivation
4 6 (4.41%) Data Structures
4 6 (4.41%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
4 6 (4.41%) PKI
5 5 (3.68%) Credit Risk
6 3 (2.21%) e-Learning
6 3 (2.21%) Embedded Systems
6 3 (2.21%) Management Information System
7 2 (1.47%) Data Centre
7 2 (1.47%) Driving Licence
7 2 (1.47%) Reference Data
7 2 (1.47%) Replication
7 2 (1.47%) Social Media
7 2 (1.47%) Virtual Team
8 1 (0.74%) CCTV
8 1 (0.74%) CMDB
8 1 (0.74%) FMCG
8 1 (0.74%) Graphic Design
Operating Systems
1 17 (12.50%) Windows
2 7 (5.15%) Windows Server
3 6 (4.41%) Android
4 4 (2.94%) Unix
5 3 (2.21%) Linux
6 2 (1.47%) CentOS
6 2 (1.47%) Windows Server 2008
7 1 (0.74%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 46 (33.82%) Computer Science
2 30 (22.06%) Software Engineering
3 29 (21.32%) Validation
4 28 (20.59%) Problem-Solving
5 21 (15.44%) Agile Software Development
5 21 (15.44%) Mathematics
6 20 (14.71%) Microservices
7 17 (12.50%) SOA
8 16 (11.76%) Physics
9 14 (10.29%) Machine Learning
9 14 (10.29%) Open Source
10 13 (9.56%) Artificial Intelligence
10 13 (9.56%) Coaching
10 13 (9.56%) Mentoring
11 12 (8.82%) OO
12 11 (8.09%) Fraud Detection
13 10 (7.35%) Project Management
13 10 (7.35%) Technical Leadership
13 10 (7.35%) TOGAF
14 9 (6.62%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 48 (35.29%) Java
2 32 (23.53%) SQL
3 16 (11.76%) C#
4 15 (11.03%) JavaScript
5 9 (6.62%) C++
6 7 (5.15%) Python
7 4 (2.94%) PL/SQL
8 2 (1.47%) Bash Shell
8 2 (1.47%) Perl
8 2 (1.47%) PHP
8 2 (1.47%) Ruby
8 2 (1.47%) Scala
9 1 (0.74%) R
9 1 (0.74%) VBA
9 1 (0.74%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 22 (16.18%) Computer Science Degree
2 14 (10.29%) Cisco Certification
3 8 (5.88%) CCNP
4 6 (4.41%) (ISC)2 CCSP
4 6 (4.41%) CEH
4 6 (4.41%) CEPT
4 6 (4.41%) CISSP
4 6 (4.41%) GPEN
4 6 (4.41%) OSCP
5 5 (3.68%) HNC
5 5 (3.68%) HND
5 5 (3.68%) Security Cleared
6 4 (2.94%) CCNA
6 4 (2.94%) Master's Degree
6 4 (2.94%) SC Cleared
7 3 (2.21%) DBS Check
7 3 (2.21%) ITIL Certification
8 2 (1.47%) ISTQB
8 2 (1.47%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
8 2 (1.47%) TOGAF Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (4.41%) GDPR
1 6 (4.41%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
1 6 (4.41%) QA
2 2 (1.47%) COBIT
2 2 (1.47%) Data Quality
2 2 (1.47%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 2 (1.47%) Sarbanes-Oxley
3 1 (0.74%) ISO 14001
3 1 (0.74%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 16 (11.76%) Docker
2 6 (4.41%) Active Directory
2 6 (4.41%) VMware Infrastructure
3 4 (2.94%) Virtual Servers
4 2 (1.47%) Hyper-V
5 1 (0.74%) Apache Flume
Systems Management
1 6 (4.41%) Single Sign-On
2 2 (1.47%) Netcool
3 1 (0.74%) EnCase
3 1 (0.74%) Hadoop YARN
3 1 (0.74%) Kibana
3 1 (0.74%) logstash
Vendors
1 37 (27.21%) Oracle
2 12 (8.82%) Microsoft
3 6 (4.41%) SolarWinds
3 6 (4.41%) VMware
4 4 (2.94%) Cisco
4 4 (2.94%) F5
4 4 (2.94%) IFS
4 4 (2.94%) Meraki
4 4 (2.94%) MuleSoft
4 4 (2.94%) Riverbed
5 3 (2.21%) Google
5 3 (2.21%) Virgin Media
6 2 (1.47%) Acronis
6 2 (1.47%) Cloudera
6 2 (1.47%) MapR
6 2 (1.47%) OpenText
6 2 (1.47%) Red Hat
6 2 (1.47%) Remedy
6 2 (1.47%) SAP
6 2 (1.47%) Veeam