Degree Jobs in the South East

Academic Degree
England > South East

The table below provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in the South East with a requirement for Degree qualifications. It includes a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered over the 6 months leading up to 23 June 2024, comparing them to the same period in the previous two years.

6 months to
23 Jun 2024
Same period 2023 Same period 2022
Rank 3 2 3
Rank change year-on-year -1 +1 +7
Permanent jobs citing Degree 3,109 3,243 4,879
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the South East 16.68% 24.43% 22.88%
As % of the Qualifications category 51.69% 61.11% 64.92%
Number of salaries quoted 1,884 1,253 1,802
10th Percentile £29,500 £28,500 £28,261
25th Percentile £37,500 £36,250 £36,313
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £50,922 £53,000 £50,000
Median % change year-on-year -3.92% +6.00% -
75th Percentile £67,500 £70,600 £65,000
90th Percentile £85,000 £86,200 £80,000
England median annual salary £52,500 £60,000 £55,000
% change year-on-year -12.50% +9.09% -

All Academic and Professional Certifications
South East

Degree falls under the Academic Qualifications and Professional Certifications category. For comparison with the information above, the following table provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies requiring academic qualifications or professional certifications in the South East.

Permanent vacancies requiring academic qualifications or professional certifications 6,015 5,307 7,515
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the South East 32.27% 39.98% 35.24%
Number of salaries quoted 3,647 2,430 3,174
10th Percentile £30,000 £28,800 £29,250
25th Percentile £38,500 £36,750 £37,500
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £51,500 £51,425 £50,845
Median % change year-on-year +0.15% +1.14% +1.69%
75th Percentile £67,500 £67,500 £65,000
90th Percentile £82,500 £85,000 £78,750
England median annual salary £54,500 £60,000 £55,000
% change year-on-year -9.17% +9.09% -

Degree
Job Vacancy Trend in the South East

Job postings citing Degree as a proportion of all IT jobs advertised in the South East.

Job vacancy trend for Degree in the South East

Degree
Salary Trend in the South East

3-month moving average salary quoted in jobs citing Degree in the South East.

Salary trend for Degree in the South East

Degree
Salary Histogram in the South East

Salary distribution for jobs citing Degree in the South East over the 6 months to 23 June 2024.

Salary histogram for Degree in the South East

Degree
Job Locations in the South East

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Degree within the South East region over the 6 months to 23 June 2024. 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
Jobs
Thames Valley 0 1,536 £52,500 - 341
Berkshire 0 645 £59,000 +7.27% 133
Buckinghamshire 0 537 £44,000 -16.19% 77
Surrey -1 537 £49,000 -14.78% 120
Hampshire -9 495 £48,500 +2.11% 148
Oxfordshire -1 354 £45,000 -9.96% 133
Kent -14 166 £49,000 +15.29% 81
West Sussex -1 162 £60,000 - 50
East Sussex -3 134 £51,250 +0.49% 34
Sussex -10 23 £60,000 - 18
Middlesex -10 20 £51,750 -50.71% 2
Isle of Wight +2 5 £42,500 -21.15%
Degree
England

Degree
Co-occurring Skills and Capabilities in the South East by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same employment type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 78 (2.51%) Microsoft Exchange
2 61 (1.96%) SharePoint
3 29 (0.93%) Confluence
4 21 (0.68%) CMS
5 20 (0.64%) SAS
6 12 (0.39%) Oracle Service Bus
6 12 (0.39%) WebLogic
6 12 (0.39%) WordPress
7 10 (0.32%) OpenStack
8 8 (0.26%) Apache
8 8 (0.26%) IIS
9 6 (0.19%) Exchange Server 2000
9 6 (0.19%) Kinematics
9 6 (0.19%) nginx
9 6 (0.19%) Oracle Workflow
10 4 (0.13%) Apache Spark
11 3 (0.096%) Joomla!
11 3 (0.096%) Skype for Business
12 2 (0.064%) Drupal
12 2 (0.064%) JBoss
Applications
1 333 (10.71%) Microsoft Excel
2 281 (9.04%) Microsoft Office
3 154 (4.95%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 100 (3.22%) Simulink
5 56 (1.80%) MS Visio
6 55 (1.77%) Microsoft Project
7 24 (0.77%) Spreadsheet
7 24 (0.77%) Stateflow
8 13 (0.42%) AutoCAD
8 13 (0.42%) OrCAD
9 8 (0.26%) Chatbot
10 7 (0.23%) CANalyzer
10 7 (0.23%) InVision
10 7 (0.23%) Sketch
11 5 (0.16%) Adobe Creative Suite
11 5 (0.16%) Photoshop
11 5 (0.16%) SOLIDWORKS
12 4 (0.13%) Maya
12 4 (0.13%) MotionBuilder
12 4 (0.13%) Solid Edge
Business Applications
1 40 (1.29%) Dynamics CRM
2 23 (0.74%) NetSuite
3 19 (0.61%) SAP S/4HANA
4 14 (0.45%) Remedy ITSM
5 12 (0.39%) SAP CO
5 12 (0.39%) SAP FI
5 12 (0.39%) SAP FI/CO
6 10 (0.32%) NEC Housing
7 6 (0.19%) Oracle Applications
8 5 (0.16%) Dynamics GP
8 5 (0.16%) Odoo
8 5 (0.16%) Salesforce CRM
9 4 (0.13%) Primavera
9 4 (0.13%) SDL Web 8
10 3 (0.096%) Shopify
11 2 (0.064%) Sage 200
11 2 (0.064%) Unit4 Business World
12 1 (0.032%) SAP ERP
12 1 (0.032%) SAP HR
12 1 (0.032%) Teamcenter
Cloud Services
1 392 (12.61%) Azure
2 267 (8.59%) Microsoft 365
3 176 (5.66%) AWS
4 157 (5.05%) Power Platform
5 98 (3.15%) SaaS
6 61 (1.96%) Dynamics 365
7 48 (1.54%) Azure DevOps
8 45 (1.45%) PowerApps
9 39 (1.25%) Entra ID
10 37 (1.19%) Power Automate
11 36 (1.16%) GCP
12 34 (1.09%) Serverless
13 31 (1.00%) AWS Lambda
14 27 (0.87%) Cloud Computing
14 27 (0.87%) IaaS
15 24 (0.77%) GitHub
16 22 (0.71%) OneDrive
16 22 (0.71%) PaaS
17 21 (0.68%) Azure Monitor
18 20 (0.64%) Azure Storage
Communications & Networking
1 175 (5.63%) Firewall
2 90 (2.89%) Wireless
3 60 (1.93%) Internet
4 53 (1.70%) DNS
5 52 (1.67%) Wi-Fi
6 47 (1.51%) Network Security
7 44 (1.42%) DHCP
8 40 (1.29%) 5G
8 40 (1.29%) VPN
8 40 (1.29%) WAN
9 33 (1.06%) TCP/IP
10 32 (1.03%) SAN
11 30 (0.96%) LAN
12 29 (0.93%) Intrusion Detection
13 26 (0.84%) LTE
14 24 (0.77%) Bluetooth
14 24 (0.77%) ISDN
15 22 (0.71%) GSM
15 22 (0.71%) PSTN
15 22 (0.71%) UMTS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 167 (5.37%) SQL Server
2 133 (4.28%) Power BI
3 126 (4.05%) NoSQL
4 59 (1.90%) Relational Database
5 43 (1.38%) PostgreSQL
6 39 (1.25%) Data Warehouse
7 33 (1.06%) MySQL
8 32 (1.03%) Tableau
9 31 (1.00%) Big Data
10 26 (0.84%) MongoDB
11 24 (0.77%) GIS
12 16 (0.51%) Amazon RDS
13 13 (0.42%) Data Lake
13 13 (0.42%) Oracle Database
14 12 (0.39%) Oracle Database 10g
14 12 (0.39%) Power Query
14 12 (0.39%) Redis
14 12 (0.39%) SQL Server Integration Services
14 12 (0.39%) SQL Server Reporting Services
14 12 (0.39%) VLDB
Development Applications
1 234 (7.53%) Git
2 105 (3.38%) JIRA
3 66 (2.12%) Selenium
4 56 (1.80%) Cypress.io
5 51 (1.64%) Subversion
6 45 (1.45%) Visual Studio
7 34 (1.09%) GitLab
8 26 (0.84%) LabVIEW
9 25 (0.80%) SoapUI
10 23 (0.74%) CMake
10 23 (0.74%) Jenkins
11 22 (0.71%) Vagrant
12 18 (0.58%) Rational DOORS
13 14 (0.45%) ClearCase
13 14 (0.45%) Plastic SCM
14 12 (0.39%) Team Foundation Server
15 10 (0.32%) TestRail
16 9 (0.29%) Eclipse
17 8 (0.26%) InstallShield
17 8 (0.26%) MSI
General
1 1,169 (37.60%) Social Skills
2 493 (15.86%) Analytical Skills
3 458 (14.73%) Finance
4 448 (14.41%) Inclusion and Diversity
5 277 (8.91%) Electronics
6 264 (8.49%) Manufacturing
7 216 (6.95%) Marketing
8 194 (6.24%) Retail
9 161 (5.18%) Legal
10 151 (4.86%) Telecoms
11 128 (4.12%) Presentation Skills
12 101 (3.25%) Pharmaceutical
13 87 (2.80%) Public Sector
14 84 (2.70%) Military
15 81 (2.61%) German Language
16 77 (2.48%) Organisational Skills
17 63 (2.03%) Automotive
17 63 (2.03%) Law
18 58 (1.87%) Aerospace
19 53 (1.70%) Aviation
Job Titles
1 450 (14.47%) Senior
2 338 (10.87%) Graduate
3 337 (10.84%) Developer
4 334 (10.74%) Software Engineer
5 239 (7.69%) Analyst
6 168 (5.40%) Junior
7 167 (5.37%) Architect
8 164 (5.28%) Lead
9 142 (4.57%) Software Developer
10 130 (4.18%) Data Scientist
10 130 (4.18%) Project Manager
11 121 (3.89%) Support Engineer
12 104 (3.35%) Systems Engineer
13 102 (3.28%) Electronics Engineer
14 100 (3.22%) Consultant
15 82 (2.64%) IT Support
16 81 (2.61%) Embedded Engineer
17 79 (2.54%) Senior Developer
18 74 (2.38%) Development Engineer
19 73 (2.35%) Graduate Electronics Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 261 (8.39%) .NET
2 208 (6.69%) React
3 155 (4.99%) HTML
4 131 (4.21%) CSS
5 92 (2.96%) AngularJS
6 83 (2.67%) HTML5
7 62 (1.99%) CSS3
8 56 (1.80%) .NET Core
9 54 (1.74%) Jest
10 46 (1.48%) .NET Framework
11 44 (1.42%) Qt
12 41 (1.32%) ASP.NET
13 39 (1.25%) Node.js
14 38 (1.22%) RESTful
15 37 (1.19%) Web Services
16 35 (1.13%) XML
17 30 (0.96%) EDI
17 30 (0.96%) Middleware
18 27 (0.87%) WPF
19 25 (0.80%) ASP.NET MVC
Miscellaneous
1 330 (10.61%) Algorithms
2 250 (8.04%) Self-Motivation
3 220 (7.08%) Management Information System
4 143 (4.60%) Driving Licence
5 114 (3.67%) Data Centre
6 84 (2.70%) Product Ownership
7 70 (2.25%) Analytical Mindset
7 70 (2.25%) Life Science
8 59 (1.90%) Data Structures
9 58 (1.87%) IoT
10 54 (1.74%) FPGA
11 53 (1.70%) Biopharmaceutical
12 46 (1.48%) Embedded Systems
13 39 (1.25%) Onboarding
14 38 (1.22%) Analogue Electronics
15 35 (1.13%) PKI
15 35 (1.13%) Social Media
16 33 (1.06%) Robotics
17 29 (0.93%) Virtual Team
18 28 (0.90%) Renewable Energy
Operating Systems
1 367 (11.80%) Windows
2 306 (9.84%) Linux
3 115 (3.70%) Windows Server
4 92 (2.96%) Windows 10
5 60 (1.93%) Unix
6 58 (1.87%) Windows Server 2019
7 51 (1.64%) Windows Server 2016
8 45 (1.45%) Android
8 45 (1.45%) Windows Server 2012
9 38 (1.22%) Ubuntu
10 35 (1.13%) Embedded Linux
11 29 (0.93%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 29 (0.93%) Windows 7
12 23 (0.74%) CentOS
13 17 (0.55%) Apple iOS
14 14 (0.45%) Mac OS
15 13 (0.42%) Solaris
16 12 (0.39%) Windows XP
17 6 (0.19%) VMS
18 5 (0.16%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 1,032 (33.19%) Computer Science
2 909 (29.24%) Problem-Solving
3 693 (22.29%) Agile
4 522 (16.79%) Software Engineering
5 432 (13.90%) Mathematics
6 403 (12.96%) Project Management
7 352 (11.32%) Mentoring
8 343 (11.03%) Artificial Intelligence
9 331 (10.65%) Cybersecurity
10 321 (10.32%) Coaching
11 311 (10.00%) Decision-Making
12 293 (9.42%) DevOps
13 268 (8.62%) Data Analysis
14 235 (7.56%) Continuous Improvement
15 233 (7.49%) Analytics
16 232 (7.46%) Physics
17 229 (7.37%) Data Science
18 222 (7.14%) Machine Learning
19 203 (6.53%) ITIL
20 199 (6.40%) Project Delivery
Programming Languages
1 516 (16.60%) Python
2 415 (13.35%) C#
3 349 (11.23%) JavaScript
4 330 (10.61%) SQL
5 301 (9.68%) C++
6 285 (9.17%) C
7 179 (5.76%) Java
8 145 (4.66%) TypeScript
9 111 (3.57%) PowerShell
10 99 (3.18%) Fortran
11 75 (2.41%) MATLAB
12 64 (2.06%) Bash
12 64 (2.06%) PHP
13 47 (1.51%) VB
14 40 (1.29%) Embedded C
15 35 (1.13%) Go
15 35 (1.13%) R
16 27 (0.87%) Perl
17 22 (0.71%) Kotlin
18 19 (0.61%) Bicep
Qualifications
1 555 (17.85%) Computer Science Degree
2 396 (12.74%) Security Cleared
3 314 (10.10%) Master's Degree
4 214 (6.88%) SC Cleared
5 174 (5.60%) PhD
6 124 (3.99%) DBS Check
7 103 (3.31%) DV Cleared
8 85 (2.73%) HNC
9 75 (2.41%) Cisco Certification
10 67 (2.16%) HND
11 59 (1.90%) CISSP
12 57 (1.83%) CCNA
13 51 (1.64%) MBA
14 46 (1.48%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
15 41 (1.32%) Microsoft Certification
16 34 (1.09%) AWS Certification
16 34 (1.09%) CCNP
16 34 (1.09%) PMI Certification
17 32 (1.03%) Numerate Degree
18 28 (0.90%) Azure Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 160 (5.15%) QA
2 93 (2.99%) SLA
3 80 (2.57%) GDPR
4 77 (2.48%) Data Quality
5 48 (1.54%) Accessibility
6 44 (1.42%) ISO/IEC 27001
7 32 (1.03%) Good Clinical Practice
8 31 (1.00%) WCAG
9 29 (0.93%) ISO 9001
9 29 (0.93%) NIST
9 29 (0.93%) PMO
10 27 (0.87%) ISO 26262
11 25 (0.80%) Automotive SPICE
12 21 (0.68%) Cyber Essentials
13 20 (0.64%) ISO 13485
14 19 (0.61%) NEBOSH
15 18 (0.58%) Sarbanes-Oxley
16 15 (0.48%) HIPAA
17 14 (0.45%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
17 14 (0.45%) MISRA
System Software
1 200 (6.43%) Docker
2 174 (5.60%) Active Directory
3 152 (4.89%) Firmware
4 102 (3.28%) Embedded Firmware
5 93 (2.99%) VMware Infrastructure
6 31 (1.00%) Hyper-V
6 31 (1.00%) Virtual Machines
7 28 (0.90%) VMware ESXi
8 25 (0.80%) Virtual Desktop
9 20 (0.64%) vSphere
10 14 (0.45%) OpenSSH
10 14 (0.45%) XenApp
11 12 (0.39%) Oracle RAC
12 8 (0.26%) Microsoft App-V
13 6 (0.19%) Virtual Servers
14 5 (0.16%) Microsoft Virtual Server
15 4 (0.13%) Terminal Services
16 2 (0.064%) HDFS
Systems Management
1 192 (6.18%) Kubernetes
2 63 (2.03%) SCCM
3 59 (1.90%) Terraform
4 48 (1.54%) Ansible
5 43 (1.38%) WSUS
6 41 (1.32%) Microsoft Intune
7 35 (1.13%) SCOM
8 26 (0.84%) vCenter Server
9 23 (0.74%) Active Directory Federation Services
10 15 (0.48%) Functional Safety
11 14 (0.45%) IBM BigFix
11 14 (0.45%) PowerCLI
12 13 (0.42%) Cisco CUCM
12 13 (0.42%) NetBackup
12 13 (0.42%) Puppet
12 13 (0.42%) ServiceCenter
12 13 (0.42%) ZABBIX
13 12 (0.39%) Data Guard
13 12 (0.39%) EMC NetWorker
13 12 (0.39%) Oracle RMAN
Vendors
1 637 (20.49%) Microsoft
2 121 (3.89%) EMC
3 113 (3.63%) SAP
4 109 (3.51%) VMware
5 86 (2.77%) Cisco
6 66 (2.12%) Oracle
7 53 (1.70%) Adobe
8 52 (1.67%) Apple
9 51 (1.64%) Xilinx
10 50 (1.61%) HP
11 49 (1.58%) Google
12 39 (1.25%) Salesforce
13 37 (1.19%) Meraki
14 35 (1.13%) Dell
15 33 (1.06%) Palo Alto
16 32 (1.03%) IBM
17 31 (1.00%) Citrix
17 31 (1.00%) Veeam
18 26 (0.84%) NEC
19 24 (0.77%) ServiceNow