Period
to 22 October 2018

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 22 October 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Academic Degree
East Midlands > Northamptonshire
6 months to
22 Oct 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 14 11 14
Rank change year-on-year -3 +3 +3
Permanent jobs citing Degree 149 155 183
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Northamptonshire 11.76% 14.03% 13.26%
As % of the Qualifications category 51.03% 56.36% 48.28%
Number of salaries quoted 145 202 345
Northamptonshire median annual salary £42,500 £30,000 £36,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +41.67% -16.67% +2.86%
10th Percentile £27,500 £27,000 £24,653
90th Percentile £68,000 £58,750 £55,000
East Midlands median annual salary £42,500 £35,000 £37,000
% change year-on-year +21.43% -5.41% +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 Northamptonshire with a requirement for academic qualifications or professional certifications.

All Academic and Professional Certifications
Northamptonshire
Permanent vacancies requiring academic qualifications or professional certifications 292 275 379
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Northamptonshire 23.05% 24.89% 27.46%
Number of salaries quoted 231 223 280
Northamptonshire median annual salary £41,500 £35,000 £37,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +18.57% -5.41% -1.33%
10th Percentile £27,500 £21,250 £21,000
90th Percentile £65,000 £58,750 £57,500
East Midlands median annual salary £40,250 £40,000 £39,000
% change year-on-year +0.63% +2.56% +4.00%

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 22 October 2018.

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 22 October 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
Northampton -16 82 £40,000 +33.33% 15
Corby +14 25 £62,500 +89.39% 3
Daventry +3 11 £42,500 -5.56% 1
Kettering +1 10 £37,750 -16.11% 3
Wellingborough +6 4 £49,000 +22.50% 4
Towcester - 3 £22,000 - 3
Degree
East Midlands

For the 6 months to 22 October 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 Northamptonshire region with a requirement for Degree.

1 43 (28.86%) Oracle
2 39 (26.17%) Computer Science
3 37 (24.83%) Validation
3 37 (24.83%) Billing
4 36 (24.16%) Agile Software Development
5 33 (22.15%) Java
6 29 (19.46%) Finance
7 28 (18.79%) Coaching
8 27 (18.12%) Problem-Solving
9 23 (15.44%) Microservices
9 23 (15.44%) Microsoft
10 22 (14.77%) Analytical Skills
11 21 (14.09%) Decision-Making
11 21 (14.09%) SQL
11 21 (14.09%) Software Engineering
12 20 (13.42%) Mathematics
13 18 (12.08%) JavaScript
13 18 (12.08%) Open Source
14 17 (11.41%) Docker
14 17 (11.41%) Scrum
14 17 (11.41%) Physics
15 16 (10.74%) RESTful
15 16 (10.74%) C#
16 15 (10.07%) HTML
16 15 (10.07%) SOA
16 15 (10.07%) Retail Banking
16 15 (10.07%) Mentoring
16 15 (10.07%) Gradle
16 15 (10.07%) Cucumber
16 15 (10.07%) Spring Boot

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 7 (4.70%) Apache Spark
2 5 (3.36%) Confluence
3 4 (2.68%) IIS
3 4 (2.68%) JBoss
4 2 (1.34%) Apache
4 2 (1.34%) Exchange Server 2007
4 2 (1.34%) MS Exchange
5 1 (0.67%) BizTalk Server
5 1 (0.67%) CMS
5 1 (0.67%) SAS
5 1 (0.67%) Sitecore CMS
Applications
1 14 (9.40%) Microsoft Office
2 4 (2.68%) Microsoft Excel
3 3 (2.01%) InVision
3 3 (2.01%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 3 (2.01%) UserZoom
Business Applications
1 1 (0.67%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 7 (4.70%) Amazon AWS
2 6 (4.03%) Google Cloud Platform
2 6 (4.03%) IBM Cloud
2 6 (4.03%) Microsoft Azure
3 2 (1.34%) Office 365
4 1 (0.67%) Sage Pay
Communications & Networking
1 11 (7.38%) Internet
2 8 (5.37%) LAN
2 8 (5.37%) WAN
3 6 (4.03%) MPLS
3 6 (4.03%) TCP/IP
3 6 (4.03%) VPN
4 5 (3.36%) Firewall
4 5 (3.36%) Wireless
5 4 (2.68%) Cisco Nexus
5 4 (2.68%) Ethernet
5 4 (2.68%) IP Telephony
6 3 (2.01%) Intranet
7 2 (1.34%) DHCP
7 2 (1.34%) DNS
7 2 (1.34%) DWDM
7 2 (1.34%) Network Security
7 2 (1.34%) SAN
7 2 (1.34%) SNMP
7 2 (1.34%) VoIP
7 2 (1.34%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (9.40%) MongoDB
2 13 (8.72%) SQL Server
3 12 (8.05%) OLTP
4 8 (5.37%) Big Data
5 7 (4.70%) Hadoop
5 7 (4.70%) NoSQL
6 6 (4.03%) BigQuery
6 6 (4.03%) Data Warehouse
6 6 (4.03%) Star Schema
7 5 (3.36%) Oracle Database
7 5 (3.36%) Relational Database
8 4 (2.68%) Data Mining
8 4 (2.68%) MySQL
8 4 (2.68%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 3 (2.01%) SQL Server 2008
9 3 (2.01%) SQL Server 2014
10 1 (0.67%) MariaDB
10 1 (0.67%) MS Access
10 1 (0.67%) SAS Enterprise Guide
10 1 (0.67%) SQL Server 2016
Development Applications
1 15 (10.07%) Cucumber
1 15 (10.07%) Gradle
2 5 (3.36%) JIRA
3 3 (2.01%) Axure RP
3 3 (2.01%) FrontPage
4 1 (0.67%) Bugzilla
4 1 (0.67%) Git (software)
4 1 (0.67%) Rational DOORS
4 1 (0.67%) Rational Quality Manager
General
1 37 (24.83%) Billing
2 29 (19.46%) Finance
3 15 (10.07%) Retail Banking
4 10 (6.71%) Electronics
5 9 (6.04%) Marketing
6 8 (5.37%) Law
7 7 (4.70%) Telecoms
8 6 (4.03%) Legal
8 6 (4.03%) Retail
9 3 (2.01%) Banking
10 2 (1.34%) Aerospace
10 2 (1.34%) Investment Banking
10 2 (1.34%) Manufacturing
11 1 (0.67%) Financial Institution
11 1 (0.67%) Military
Job Titles
1 42 (28.19%) Analyst
2 38 (25.50%) Systems Analyst
3 34 (22.82%) Business Systems Analyst
4 20 (13.42%) Developer
4 20 (13.42%) Graduate
5 19 (12.75%) Architect
6 14 (9.40%) Scrum Master
6 14 (9.40%) Software Engineer
7 12 (8.05%) Graduate Developer
8 10 (6.71%) Java Engineer
9 9 (6.04%) Java Software Engineer
10 8 (5.37%) Enterprise Architect
10 8 (5.37%) Junior
10 8 (5.37%) Junior Developer
11 7 (4.70%) Data Architect
11 7 (4.70%) IT Trainer
11 7 (4.70%) Trainer
12 6 (4.03%) Java Developer
12 6 (4.03%) Lead Architect
13 5 (3.36%) .NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 16 (10.74%) RESTful
2 15 (10.07%) HTML
2 15 (10.07%) Spring Boot
3 14 (9.40%) .NET
4 11 (7.38%) CSS
5 10 (6.71%) ASP.NET
6 6 (4.03%) JSON
6 6 (4.03%) XML
7 5 (3.36%) jQuery
7 5 (3.36%) Web Services
8 4 (2.68%) .NET Framework
8 4 (2.68%) ASP.NET MVC
8 4 (2.68%) ASP.NET Web API
8 4 (2.68%) Spring
8 4 (2.68%) WCF
9 3 (2.01%) AngularJS
9 3 (2.01%) ASP.NET Web Forms
9 3 (2.01%) Entity Framework
9 3 (2.01%) Hibernate
9 3 (2.01%) Kafka
Miscellaneous
1 39 (26.17%) Computer Science
2 22 (14.77%) Analytical Skills
3 12 (8.05%) Enterprise Software
4 11 (7.38%) Self-Motivation
5 6 (4.03%) Data Structures
5 6 (4.03%) Driving Licence
6 5 (3.36%) User Experience
7 4 (2.68%) e-Learning
8 2 (1.34%) CCTV
8 2 (1.34%) Credit Risk
8 2 (1.34%) Data Centre
8 2 (1.34%) Embedded Systems
8 2 (1.34%) Reference Data
8 2 (1.34%) Replication
8 2 (1.34%) Virtual Team
9 1 (0.67%) CMDB
9 1 (0.67%) Management Information System
9 1 (0.67%) Mobile App
9 1 (0.67%) Smartphone
9 1 (0.67%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 14 (9.40%) Windows
2 5 (3.36%) Android
2 5 (3.36%) Windows Server
3 3 (2.01%) Apple iOS
3 3 (2.01%) Windows 7
4 2 (1.34%) CentOS
4 2 (1.34%) Linux
4 2 (1.34%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 37 (24.83%) Validation
2 36 (24.16%) Agile Software Development
3 28 (18.79%) Coaching
4 27 (18.12%) Problem-Solving
5 23 (15.44%) Microservices
6 21 (14.09%) Decision-Making
6 21 (14.09%) Software Engineering
7 20 (13.42%) Mathematics
8 18 (12.08%) Open Source
9 17 (11.41%) Physics
9 17 (11.41%) Scrum
10 15 (10.07%) Mentoring
10 15 (10.07%) SOA
11 14 (9.40%) Kanban
12 13 (8.72%) Artificial Intelligence
12 13 (8.72%) OO
13 10 (6.71%) Machine Learning
13 10 (6.71%) Stakeholder Management
14 9 (6.04%) Analytics
14 9 (6.04%) Fraud Detection
Programming Languages
1 33 (22.15%) Java
2 21 (14.09%) SQL
3 18 (12.08%) JavaScript
4 16 (10.74%) C#
5 14 (9.40%) Python
6 5 (3.36%) C++
6 5 (3.36%) PHP
7 4 (2.68%) Perl
8 2 (1.34%) Bash Shell
8 2 (1.34%) PL/SQL
9 1 (0.67%) Ruby
9 1 (0.67%) VBA
9 1 (0.67%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 14 (9.40%) Computer Science Degree
2 7 (4.70%) CCNP
2 7 (4.70%) Cisco Certification
3 6 (4.03%) Security Cleared
4 5 (3.36%) DBS Check
5 4 (2.68%) CCNA
5 4 (2.68%) Master's Degree
5 4 (2.68%) SC Cleared
6 3 (2.01%) HND
7 2 (1.34%) BC Cleared
7 2 (1.34%) HNC
7 2 (1.34%) TOGAF Certification
8 1 (0.67%) ISTQB
8 1 (0.67%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
8 1 (0.67%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (4.70%) QA
2 4 (2.68%) GDPR
3 3 (2.01%) COBIT
4 2 (1.34%) Data Quality
4 2 (1.34%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 2 (1.34%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 17 (11.41%) Docker
2 5 (3.36%) Active Directory
3 4 (2.68%) VMware Infrastructure
4 2 (1.34%) Hyper-V
4 2 (1.34%) Virtual Servers
Systems Management
1 1 (0.67%) Netcool
Vendors
1 43 (28.86%) Oracle
2 23 (15.44%) Microsoft
3 8 (5.37%) Google
4 6 (4.03%) Cloudera
4 6 (4.03%) MapR
5 5 (3.36%) SolarWinds
6 4 (2.68%) Adobe
6 4 (2.68%) Cisco
6 4 (2.68%) F5
6 4 (2.68%) iManage
6 4 (2.68%) Meraki
6 4 (2.68%) Riverbed
6 4 (2.68%) VMware
7 3 (2.01%) CA Agile Central
7 3 (2.01%) SAP
8 2 (1.34%) Acronis
8 2 (1.34%) IFS
8 2 (1.34%) Red Hat
8 2 (1.34%) Veeam
9 1 (0.67%) Apple