Period
to 18 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in the South East with a requirement for Degree qualifications. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered over the 6 months to 18 November 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Academic Degree
England > South East
6 months to
18 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 13 11 12
Rank change year-on-year -2 +1 0
Permanent jobs citing Degree 4144 5048 6349
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South East 13.64% 14.35% 14.82%
As % of the Qualifications category 50.62% 46.18% 47.91%
Number of salaries quoted 3496 4385 5248
South East median annual salary £42,500 £42,500 £42,500
10th Percentile £24,000 £24,000 £23,250
90th Percentile £67,500 £67,500 £66,250
England median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year +5.56% - +5.88%

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 the South East with a requirement for academic qualifications or professional certifications.

All Academic and Professional Certifications
South East
Permanent vacancies requiring academic qualifications or professional certifications 8187 10932 13253
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South East 26.94% 31.07% 30.93%
Number of salaries quoted 6659 8793 10606
South East median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £44,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +2.27% +3.53%
10th Percentile £25,000 £26,250 £25,000
90th Percentile £68,750 £68,750 £66,250
England median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year +5.56% - -

Degree
Job Vacancy Trend in the South East

Job postings citing Degree as a percentage 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

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

Salary trend for Degree in the South East

Degree
Salary Histogram in the South East

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Degree in the South East over the 6 months to 18 November 2017.

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 18 November 2017. 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
Thames Valley +2 1891 £42,500 -5.56% 116
Berkshire 0 941 £43,000 -14.00% 50
Surrey 0 773 £45,000 - 27
Hampshire -1 753 £42,500 +13.33% 33
Oxfordshire +6 618 £42,500 - 40
Buckinghamshire -3 335 £37,500 -6.25% 26
West Sussex -4 334 £42,500 -5.56% 13
East Sussex -8 241 £45,000 +12.50% 12
Kent -5 116 £28,000 -34.12% 5
Middlesex -5 12 £57,250 +43.13% 3
Sussex -5 10 £50,000 -9.09% 1
Isle of Wight +2 5 £24,000 +2.13%
M4 Corridor -6 2 £62,000 -34.74%
Degree
England

For the 6 months to 18 November 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 South East region with a requirement for Degree.

1 1741 (42.01%) Computer Science
2 1243 (30.00%) Agile Software Development
3 984 (23.75%) SQL
4 897 (21.65%) Computer Science Degree
5 894 (21.57%) C#
6 872 (21.04%) Software Engineering
7 868 (20.95%) Java
8 802 (19.35%) JavaScript
9 759 (18.32%) Microsoft
10 678 (16.36%) C++
11 674 (16.26%) .NET
12 673 (16.24%) Windows
13 667 (16.10%) Linux
14 611 (14.74%) HTML
15 579 (13.97%) Analytical Skills
16 567 (13.68%) SQL Server
17 565 (13.63%) Finance
18 544 (13.13%) CSS
19 515 (12.43%) Mathematics
20 460 (11.10%) Python
21 459 (11.08%) C
22 423 (10.21%) Project Management
23 379 (9.15%) Test Automation
24 369 (8.90%) MVC
25 362 (8.74%) Scrum
26 351 (8.47%) jQuery
27 338 (8.16%) ASP.NET
28 326 (7.87%) Web Services
28 326 (7.87%) OO
29 307 (7.41%) QA

Degree
Co-occurring IT Skills in the South East 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 98 (2.36%) SharePoint
2 71 (1.71%) IIS
3 62 (1.50%) CMS
4 54 (1.30%) SAS
5 53 (1.28%) Apache
6 49 (1.18%) OpenStack
7 37 (0.89%) MS Exchange
8 35 (0.84%) Apache Spark
8 35 (0.84%) Tomcat
9 34 (0.82%) WordPress
10 31 (0.75%) Confluence
11 27 (0.65%) Cloud Foundry
11 27 (0.65%) Elasticsearch
12 18 (0.43%) Apache Solr
13 17 (0.41%) Drupal
13 17 (0.41%) JBoss
14 15 (0.36%) nginx
15 14 (0.34%) SharePoint 2013
16 13 (0.31%) Oracle SOA Suite
17 12 (0.29%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 226 (5.45%) Microsoft Excel
2 209 (5.04%) Microsoft Office
3 99 (2.39%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 84 (2.03%) MS Visio
5 47 (1.13%) Microsoft Project
6 41 (0.99%) Spreadsheet
7 31 (0.75%) Photoshop
8 14 (0.34%) AutoCAD
9 13 (0.31%) Adobe Illustrator
10 12 (0.29%) FrameMaker
11 11 (0.27%) Adobe Creative Suite
12 9 (0.22%) PTC Creo
13 8 (0.19%) Simulink
14 6 (0.14%) Autodesk Smoke
14 6 (0.14%) Revit
15 5 (0.12%) InVision
15 5 (0.12%) OrCAD
16 4 (0.097%) Adobe Captivate
16 4 (0.097%) InfoPath
17 3 (0.072%) UXPin
Business Applications
1 42 (1.01%) Dynamics CRM
2 37 (0.89%) SAP S/4HANA
3 31 (0.75%) SAP FI
4 30 (0.72%) SAP CO
5 26 (0.63%) SAP ERP
6 25 (0.60%) SAP FI/CO
7 14 (0.34%) Dynamics AX
8 12 (0.29%) NetSuite
9 11 (0.27%) Cognos Business Intelligence
9 11 (0.27%) SAP Hybris
10 10 (0.24%) Oracle EBS
11 9 (0.22%) Adobe Campaign
11 9 (0.22%) Salesforce.com CRM
12 8 (0.19%) Oracle EBS R12
13 7 (0.17%) Exstream
13 7 (0.17%) Oracle Assets
13 7 (0.17%) Oracle Financials
14 5 (0.12%) Oracle AGIS
14 5 (0.12%) SAP CRM
15 4 (0.097%) Payment Gateway
Cloud Services
1 277 (6.68%) Amazon AWS
2 200 (4.83%) Microsoft Azure
3 185 (4.46%) SaaS
4 80 (1.93%) Office 365
5 60 (1.45%) Cloud Computing
6 59 (1.42%) GitHub
7 36 (0.87%) PaaS
8 32 (0.77%) Amazon EC2
9 25 (0.60%) npm
10 19 (0.46%) Google Analytics
11 18 (0.43%) OpenShift
12 15 (0.36%) IaaS
13 13 (0.31%) Datadog
14 12 (0.29%) AdWords
14 12 (0.29%) Google Cloud Platform
15 11 (0.27%) Dynamics 365
16 9 (0.22%) Force.com
17 7 (0.17%) Adobe Analytics
17 7 (0.17%) Akamai
17 7 (0.17%) Azure Machine Learning
Communications & Networking
1 185 (4.46%) Internet
2 180 (4.34%) Firewall
3 147 (3.55%) TCP/IP
4 95 (2.29%) VPN
5 94 (2.27%) WAN
6 79 (1.91%) LAN
6 79 (1.91%) Network Security
7 73 (1.76%) DNS
8 59 (1.42%) Intrusion Detection
9 58 (1.40%) IPsec
10 55 (1.33%) DHCP
10 55 (1.33%) Ethernet
11 53 (1.28%) BGP
12 49 (1.18%) Wireless
13 46 (1.11%) HTTP
14 44 (1.06%) Wi-Fi
15 42 (1.01%) VoIP
16 40 (0.97%) OSPF
17 38 (0.92%) SAN
18 37 (0.89%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 567 (13.68%) SQL Server
2 184 (4.44%) MySQL
3 175 (4.22%) Relational Database
4 135 (3.26%) Big Data
5 104 (2.51%) NoSQL
6 82 (1.98%) GIS
7 77 (1.86%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 68 (1.64%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 63 (1.52%) Data Warehouse
10 57 (1.38%) PostgreSQL
11 56 (1.35%) Oracle Database
12 44 (1.06%) Power BI
13 43 (1.04%) Hadoop
14 39 (0.94%) Data Mining
15 36 (0.87%) MongoDB
16 34 (0.82%) SAP BW
17 32 (0.77%) BusinessObjects
17 32 (0.77%) HBase
18 30 (0.72%) SQL Server 2008
19 27 (0.65%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 230 (5.55%) Git (software)
2 206 (4.97%) Visual Studio
3 203 (4.90%) JIRA
4 182 (4.39%) Selenium
5 128 (3.09%) Jenkins
6 95 (2.29%) JUnit
6 95 (2.29%) Team Foundation Server
7 91 (2.20%) Subversion
8 82 (1.98%) WebDriver
9 64 (1.54%) JMeter
9 64 (1.54%) Maven
10 57 (1.38%) Eclipse
11 53 (1.28%) Cucumber
12 52 (1.25%) SoapUI
13 42 (1.01%) gulp
14 35 (0.84%) HP UFT
15 29 (0.70%) IntelliJ
16 28 (0.68%) NUnit
17 21 (0.51%) Ant
17 21 (0.51%) LoadRunner
General
1 565 (13.63%) Finance
2 272 (6.56%) Marketing
3 262 (6.32%) Telecoms
4 233 (5.62%) Electronics
5 140 (3.38%) Manufacturing
6 125 (3.02%) Retail
7 78 (1.88%) Games
8 74 (1.79%) Legal
9 71 (1.71%) Automotive
10 64 (1.54%) Banking
11 60 (1.45%) Aerospace
12 56 (1.35%) Digital Economy
13 49 (1.18%) German Language
14 38 (0.92%) Front Office
15 27 (0.65%) Advertising
16 24 (0.58%) Military
16 24 (0.58%) Publishing
17 19 (0.46%) Back Office
17 19 (0.46%) French Language
18 15 (0.36%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 1193 (28.79%) Developer
2 494 (11.92%) Analyst
3 477 (11.51%) Graduate
4 420 (10.14%) Software Engineer
5 329 (7.94%) Software Developer
6 292 (7.05%) Junior
7 271 (6.54%) .NET Developer
8 257 (6.20%) Consultant
9 252 (6.08%) Senior Developer
10 216 (5.21%) Java Developer
11 196 (4.73%) C# Developer
12 193 (4.66%) Graduate Developer
13 190 (4.58%) C++ Software Engineer
14 167 (4.03%) Architect
15 151 (3.64%) Junior Developer
16 131 (3.16%) Support Analyst
17 125 (3.02%) Tester
18 117 (2.82%) C# .NET Developer
19 115 (2.78%) Web Developer
20 110 (2.65%) Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 674 (16.26%) .NET
2 611 (14.74%) HTML
3 544 (13.13%) CSS
4 351 (8.47%) jQuery
5 338 (8.16%) ASP.NET
6 326 (7.87%) Web Services
7 288 (6.95%) AngularJS
8 247 (5.96%) XML
9 208 (5.02%) REST
10 188 (4.54%) HTML5
11 163 (3.93%) ASP.NET MVC
12 160 (3.86%) Spring
13 145 (3.50%) SOAP
14 128 (3.09%) RESTful
15 125 (3.02%) .NET Framework
16 122 (2.94%) Ajax
17 119 (2.87%) ASP.NET Web API
18 104 (2.51%) Node.js
19 94 (2.27%) CSS3
20 91 (2.20%) JSON
Miscellaneous
1 1741 (42.01%) Computer Science
2 579 (13.97%) Analytical Skills
3 218 (5.26%) Management Information System
4 172 (4.15%) User Experience
5 152 (3.67%) Algorithms
6 129 (3.11%) Mobile App
7 101 (2.44%) Data Centre
8 99 (2.39%) Enterprise Software
9 87 (2.10%) Greenfield Project
10 67 (1.62%) Social Media
11 54 (1.30%) Client/Server
12 40 (0.97%) PKI
13 39 (0.94%) NHS
14 37 (0.89%) Driving Licence
15 35 (0.84%) Contactless
15 35 (0.84%) Embedded Systems
16 31 (0.75%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
17 30 (0.72%) CUDA
18 29 (0.70%) Fintech
19 27 (0.65%) Private Cloud
Operating Systems
1 673 (16.24%) Windows
2 667 (16.10%) Linux
3 204 (4.92%) Unix
4 155 (3.74%) Windows Server
5 134 (3.23%) Android
6 103 (2.49%) Apple iOS
7 44 (1.06%) CentOS
8 40 (0.97%) Windows Server 2008
9 35 (0.84%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 34 (0.82%) Windows 7
11 33 (0.80%) Windows 10
12 30 (0.72%) Solaris
12 30 (0.72%) Ubuntu
12 30 (0.72%) Windows Server 2012
13 28 (0.68%) Embedded Linux
14 24 (0.58%) Mac OS X
15 23 (0.56%) Windows 8
16 21 (0.51%) Mac OS
17 14 (0.34%) Windows Mobile
18 11 (0.27%) VxWorks
Processes & Methodologies
1 1243 (30.00%) Agile Software Development
2 872 (21.04%) Software Engineering
3 515 (12.43%) Mathematics
4 423 (10.21%) Project Management
5 379 (9.15%) Test Automation
6 369 (8.90%) MVC
7 362 (8.74%) Scrum
8 326 (7.87%) OO
9 298 (7.19%) SDLC
10 286 (6.90%) ITIL
11 276 (6.66%) Mentoring
12 271 (6.54%) TDD
13 253 (6.11%) Business Intelligence
14 252 (6.08%) Web Development
15 249 (6.01%) Physics
16 196 (4.73%) PRINCE2
17 194 (4.68%) Continuous Integration
18 180 (4.34%) CRM
19 174 (4.20%) Information Security
19 174 (4.20%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 984 (23.75%) SQL
2 894 (21.57%) C#
3 868 (20.95%) Java
4 802 (19.35%) JavaScript
5 678 (16.36%) C++
6 460 (11.10%) Python
7 459 (11.08%) C
8 179 (4.32%) PHP
9 133 (3.21%) T-SQL
10 128 (3.09%) Perl
11 109 (2.63%) VB.NET
12 105 (2.53%) PowerShell
13 94 (2.27%) R
14 92 (2.22%) Ruby
15 90 (2.17%) Shell Script
16 60 (1.45%) Objective-C
17 56 (1.35%) PL/SQL
18 55 (1.33%) TypeScript
19 51 (1.23%) Embedded C
20 46 (1.11%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 897 (21.65%) Computer Science Degree
2 205 (4.95%) Security Cleared
3 144 (3.47%) Master's Degree
4 125 (3.02%) Microsoft Certification
4 125 (3.02%) SC Cleared
5 108 (2.61%) ISTQB
6 104 (2.51%) PhD
7 95 (2.29%) CISSP
8 78 (1.88%) Cisco Certification
8 78 (1.88%) CISM
9 62 (1.50%) ISEB
9 62 (1.50%) Numerate Degree
10 59 (1.42%) MCSE
11 54 (1.30%) MBA
12 43 (1.04%) CCNA
13 42 (1.01%) PMI Certification
14 40 (0.97%) CEH
14 40 (0.97%) DV Cleared
15 39 (0.94%) PMP
16 36 (0.87%) CCNP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 307 (7.41%) QA
2 78 (1.88%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 77 (1.86%) SLA
4 59 (1.42%) PMO
5 43 (1.04%) PCI DSS
6 38 (0.92%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
7 24 (0.58%) Data Quality
8 22 (0.53%) COBIT
9 15 (0.36%) HMG Security Policy Framework
10 14 (0.34%) Cyber Essentials
11 13 (0.31%) GDPR
11 13 (0.31%) ISO 9001
12 10 (0.24%) ECSS
13 9 (0.22%) ISO 13485
14 8 (0.19%) Def Stans
14 8 (0.19%) ISO 22301
14 8 (0.19%) WCAG
15 7 (0.17%) GAMP
15 7 (0.17%) ISO/IEC 27005
15 7 (0.17%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 155 (3.74%) Active Directory
2 84 (2.03%) VMware Infrastructure
3 72 (1.74%) Docker
4 44 (1.06%) Firmware
5 35 (0.84%) Hyper-V
6 30 (0.72%) Virtual Machines
7 28 (0.68%) HDFS
8 24 (0.58%) VMware ESXi
9 18 (0.43%) XenApp
10 10 (0.24%) KVM
10 10 (0.24%) MetaFrame
10 10 (0.24%) NFS
10 10 (0.24%) Terminal Services
11 9 (0.22%) Virtual Desktop
12 8 (0.19%) Microsoft App-V
13 6 (0.14%) Apache Flume
13 6 (0.14%) Oracle RAC
13 6 (0.14%) SAP ITS
13 6 (0.14%) vSphere
14 4 (0.097%) Veritas Cluster Server
Systems Management
1 74 (1.79%) Ansible
2 50 (1.21%) Puppet
3 39 (0.94%) SCCM
4 36 (0.87%) Opscode Chef
5 30 (0.72%) Nagios
6 28 (0.68%) Kubernetes
7 19 (0.46%) HP Quality Center
7 19 (0.46%) SCOM
8 18 (0.43%) Nessus
9 12 (0.29%) Nmap
10 10 (0.24%) Oozie
10 10 (0.24%) SolarWinds Orion
11 8 (0.19%) Cisco CME
11 8 (0.19%) Cisco Prime
11 8 (0.19%) Cisco UCCX
11 8 (0.19%) CSIRT
11 8 (0.19%) Prometheus
12 7 (0.17%) Terraform
13 6 (0.14%) Grafana
13 6 (0.14%) Salt
Vendors
1 759 (18.32%) Microsoft
2 284 (6.85%) Oracle
3 217 (5.24%) SAP
4 150 (3.62%) VMware
5 110 (2.65%) Cisco
6 64 (1.54%) Google
7 63 (1.52%) Salesforce.com
8 61 (1.47%) Red Hat
9 54 (1.30%) HP
10 51 (1.23%) Adobe
11 50 (1.21%) Citrix
12 45 (1.09%) Juniper
13 39 (0.94%) Palo Alto
14 35 (0.84%) Hyperion
15 31 (0.75%) Tableau
16 27 (0.65%) Splunk
16 27 (0.65%) Sun
17 25 (0.60%) Cognos
17 25 (0.60%) IBM
18 24 (0.58%) F5