Period
to 19 February 2019

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 19 February 2019 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Academic Degree
England > South East
6 months to
19 Feb 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 10 13 13
Rank change year-on-year +3 0 -1
Permanent jobs citing Degree 3,772 4,180 4,203
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South East 14.05% 13.28% 13.54%
As % of the Qualifications category 48.60% 50.39% 46.23%
Number of salaries quoted 2,874 3,475 3,534
South East median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.88% - -2.81%
10th Percentile £24,750 £24,750 £24,000
90th Percentile £70,000 £66,250 £66,000
England median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year +5.26% +5.56% -

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 7,762 8,296 9,091
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South East 28.91% 26.36% 29.28%
Number of salaries quoted 5,838 6,645 7,263
South East median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000
10th Percentile £25,250 £25,000 £25,500
90th Percentile £71,750 £68,000 £68,750
England median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year +5.26% +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 19 February 2019.

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 19 February 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
Thames Valley +4 1,512 £45,000 +8.43% 354
Hampshire +6 1,052 £42,500 +6.25% 179
Berkshire +1 901 £47,500 +14.46% 139
Surrey -2 520 £45,500 - 138
Oxfordshire -1 397 £47,500 +5.56% 128
West Sussex +3 368 £47,500 - 31
East Sussex +4 207 £40,000 -11.11% 31
Buckinghamshire -1 197 £43,000 +34.38% 88
Kent +5 86 £41,000 +36.67% 56
Sussex +11 8 - -
Middlesex -5 4 £40,000 -27.27% 3
Degree
England

For the 6 months to 19 February 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 South East region with a requirement for Degree.

1 1,397 (37.04%) Computer Science
2 1,302 (34.52%) Agile Software Development
3 880 (23.33%) SQL
4 771 (20.44%) C#
5 753 (19.96%) Computer Science Degree
6 750 (19.88%) Java
7 738 (19.57%) JavaScript
8 736 (19.51%) Software Engineering
9 699 (18.53%) Microsoft
10 665 (17.63%) .NET
11 627 (16.62%) Finance
12 582 (15.43%) Mathematics
13 570 (15.11%) SQL Server
14 556 (14.74%) Problem-Solving
15 551 (14.61%) Linux
16 534 (14.16%) Python
17 523 (13.87%) HTML
18 520 (13.79%) C++
19 463 (12.27%) Microsoft Azure
20 399 (10.58%) Analytical Skills
21 389 (10.31%) Project Management
22 387 (10.26%) Windows
23 384 (10.18%) Scrum
24 380 (10.07%) Analytics
25 371 (9.84%) CSS
26 321 (8.51%) Test Automation
27 306 (8.11%) C
28 305 (8.09%) Business Intelligence
29 301 (7.98%) Self-Motivation
30 290 (7.69%) Git (software)

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
1 111 (2.94%) Apache
2 100 (2.65%) IIS
3 70 (1.86%) Apache Spark
4 64 (1.70%) SAS
5 60 (1.59%) Tomcat
6 58 (1.54%) Confluence
6 58 (1.54%) SharePoint
7 55 (1.46%) BizTalk Server
8 35 (0.93%) Elasticsearch
9 33 (0.87%) CMS
10 30 (0.80%) WordPress
11 28 (0.74%) nginx
12 25 (0.66%) MS Exchange
13 24 (0.64%) WebLogic
14 17 (0.45%) Oracle SOA Suite
15 15 (0.40%) JBoss
16 14 (0.37%) Oracle Workflow
17 13 (0.34%) ArcGIS
17 13 (0.34%) Cloud Foundry
18 11 (0.29%) Documentum
Applications
1 173 (4.59%) Microsoft Office
2 140 (3.71%) Microsoft Excel
3 50 (1.33%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 40 (1.06%) Microsoft Project
5 37 (0.98%) MS Visio
6 27 (0.72%) Photoshop
7 18 (0.48%) Adobe Illustrator
8 9 (0.24%) Simulink
9 7 (0.19%) Fireworks
10 4 (0.11%) SPSS
11 3 (0.080%) AutoCAD
11 3 (0.080%) GNU Octave
11 3 (0.080%) SOLIDWORKS
11 3 (0.080%) Stata
12 2 (0.053%) 3ds Max
12 2 (0.053%) Abaqus
12 2 (0.053%) Adobe Creative Suite
12 2 (0.053%) Spreadsheet
12 2 (0.053%) SPSS Modeler
13 1 (0.027%) InVision
Business Applications
1 36 (0.95%) Dynamics CRM
2 18 (0.48%) SAP S/4HANA
3 15 (0.40%) SAP BPC
4 13 (0.34%) Dynamics AX
5 12 (0.32%) SAP SD
6 11 (0.29%) Oracle Applications
6 11 (0.29%) Oracle EBS
6 11 (0.29%) Oracle EBS R12
7 10 (0.27%) NetSuite
8 8 (0.21%) Magento
8 8 (0.21%) Oracle Payables
8 8 (0.21%) Oracle Payroll
8 8 (0.21%) Oracle Subledger Accounting
8 8 (0.21%) SAP Bank Analyzer
8 8 (0.21%) SAP FS
8 8 (0.21%) SAP MDM
9 6 (0.16%) SAP CRM
9 6 (0.16%) SAP GRC
9 6 (0.16%) SAP MM
10 4 (0.11%) Scribe Insight
Cloud Services
1 463 (12.27%) Microsoft Azure
2 278 (7.37%) Amazon AWS
3 111 (2.94%) SaaS
4 81 (2.15%) Office 365
5 59 (1.56%) Cloud Computing
6 40 (1.06%) GitHub
7 34 (0.90%) Azure Active Directory
8 33 (0.87%) PaaS
9 30 (0.80%) IaaS
10 22 (0.58%) Google Analytics
11 21 (0.56%) Google Cloud Platform
12 12 (0.32%) Amazon EC2
13 11 (0.29%) Serverless
14 10 (0.27%) AWS CloudFormation
14 10 (0.27%) Dynamics 365
15 9 (0.24%) AWS Lambda
15 9 (0.24%) Azure Data Factory
15 9 (0.24%) OpenShift
15 9 (0.24%) Silverpop
16 8 (0.21%) npm
Communications & Networking
1 144 (3.82%) Firewall
2 92 (2.44%) TCP/IP
3 73 (1.94%) VPN
4 70 (1.86%) WAN
5 67 (1.78%) LAN
6 65 (1.72%) Wireless
7 60 (1.59%) DNS
8 49 (1.30%) Network Security
9 48 (1.27%) Internet
10 44 (1.17%) DHCP
11 42 (1.11%) VoIP
12 29 (0.77%) MPLS
12 29 (0.77%) Wi-Fi
13 28 (0.74%) Skype
14 26 (0.69%) NFC
15 24 (0.64%) Unified Communications
16 22 (0.58%) HTTP
16 22 (0.58%) SSL
17 21 (0.56%) VLAN
18 20 (0.53%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 570 (15.11%) SQL Server
2 214 (5.67%) Big Data
3 162 (4.29%) Relational Database
4 139 (3.69%) Power BI
5 120 (3.18%) MySQL
6 108 (2.86%) NoSQL
7 101 (2.68%) Data Warehouse
8 90 (2.39%) Hadoop
9 89 (2.36%) PostgreSQL
10 69 (1.83%) Oracle Database
10 69 (1.83%) SAP BW
11 62 (1.64%) SQL Server Reporting Services
12 61 (1.62%) SQL Server Integration Services
13 59 (1.56%) RDBMS
14 53 (1.41%) Apache Hive
15 51 (1.35%) SAP HANA
16 46 (1.22%) GIS
17 44 (1.17%) BusinessObjects
18 43 (1.14%) Text Mining
19 40 (1.06%) MongoDB
Development Applications
1 290 (7.69%) Git (software)
2 167 (4.43%) JIRA
3 130 (3.45%) Jenkins
4 108 (2.86%) Selenium
5 97 (2.57%) Team Foundation Server
6 73 (1.94%) Visual Studio
7 61 (1.62%) Subversion
8 56 (1.48%) Maven
9 46 (1.22%) JUnit
10 43 (1.14%) Bitbucket
11 32 (0.85%) Cucumber
12 30 (0.80%) Atlassian Bamboo
13 28 (0.74%) JMeter
14 26 (0.69%) NUnit
15 25 (0.66%) Ant
16 20 (0.53%) Eclipse
16 20 (0.53%) WebDriver
17 19 (0.50%) SpecFlow
18 18 (0.48%) Visual Studio Team System
19 17 (0.45%) Gradle
General
1 627 (16.62%) Finance
2 272 (7.21%) Marketing
2 272 (7.21%) Telecoms
3 224 (5.94%) Electronics
4 202 (5.36%) Retail
5 122 (3.23%) Manufacturing
6 115 (3.05%) Aerospace
7 84 (2.23%) Legal
8 76 (2.01%) Military
9 59 (1.56%) Banking
10 50 (1.33%) Games
11 32 (0.85%) Multimedia
12 29 (0.77%) Law
13 26 (0.69%) Automotive
13 26 (0.69%) Retail Banking
14 25 (0.66%) German Language
15 24 (0.64%) Local Government
16 23 (0.61%) Advertising
16 23 (0.61%) French Language
17 13 (0.34%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 1,093 (28.98%) Developer
2 404 (10.71%) Analyst
3 398 (10.55%) Graduate
4 371 (9.84%) Software Engineer
5 276 (7.32%) Software Developer
6 272 (7.21%) Junior
7 244 (6.47%) .NET Developer
8 241 (6.39%) Java Developer
9 218 (5.78%) Graduate Developer
10 213 (5.65%) Architect
11 207 (5.49%) Senior Developer
12 170 (4.51%) Consultant
13 156 (4.14%) Junior Developer
14 154 (4.08%) C# Developer
15 118 (3.13%) Project Manager
16 103 (2.73%) Business Analyst
16 103 (2.73%) C# .NET Developer
17 94 (2.49%) Graduate Software Engineer
18 92 (2.44%) Graduate Java Developer
18 92 (2.44%) Systems Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 665 (17.63%) .NET
2 523 (13.87%) HTML
3 371 (9.84%) CSS
4 269 (7.13%) AngularJS
5 266 (7.05%) Web Services
6 213 (5.65%) ASP.NET
7 167 (4.43%) XML
8 163 (4.32%) HTML5
9 162 (4.29%) .NET Framework
9 162 (4.29%) Spring
10 145 (3.84%) jQuery
11 133 (3.53%) REST
12 110 (2.92%) RESTful
13 109 (2.89%) Node.js
14 106 (2.81%) React
15 97 (2.57%) WPF
16 89 (2.36%) CSS3
17 85 (2.25%) JSON
18 83 (2.20%) WCF
19 82 (2.17%) Hibernate
Miscellaneous
1 399 (10.58%) Analytical Skills
2 301 (7.98%) Self-Motivation
3 185 (4.90%) Management Information System
4 180 (4.77%) User Experience
5 170 (4.51%) Algorithms
6 96 (2.55%) Mobile App
7 88 (2.33%) Fintech
8 74 (1.96%) Data Centre
9 69 (1.83%) Greenfield Project
10 55 (1.46%) Enterprise Software
10 55 (1.46%) FMCG
11 44 (1.17%) Driving Licence
12 41 (1.09%) Social Network
13 35 (0.93%) e-Learning
13 35 (0.93%) PMI
14 34 (0.90%) Public Cloud
15 30 (0.80%) Embedded Systems
16 28 (0.74%) Contactless
17 27 (0.72%) Virtual Team
18 26 (0.69%) Mobile Payment
Operating Systems
1 551 (14.61%) Linux
2 387 (10.26%) Windows
3 176 (4.67%) Unix
4 128 (3.39%) Apple iOS
5 116 (3.08%) Android
6 99 (2.62%) Windows Server
7 40 (1.06%) Windows Server 2012
8 34 (0.90%) CentOS
8 34 (0.90%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 30 (0.80%) Windows Server 2008
10 26 (0.69%) Debian
11 21 (0.56%) Mac OS X
12 20 (0.53%) AIX
12 20 (0.53%) Windows 10
13 15 (0.40%) VMS
14 14 (0.37%) Solaris
14 14 (0.37%) Windows 7
15 13 (0.34%) Embedded Linux
16 8 (0.21%) Robot Operating System
16 8 (0.21%) VxWorks
Processes & Methodologies
1 1,397 (37.04%) Computer Science
2 1,302 (34.52%) Agile Software Development
3 736 (19.51%) Software Engineering
4 582 (15.43%) Mathematics
5 556 (14.74%) Problem-Solving
6 389 (10.31%) Project Management
7 384 (10.18%) Scrum
8 380 (10.07%) Analytics
9 321 (8.51%) Test Automation
10 305 (8.09%) Business Intelligence
11 279 (7.40%) ITIL
12 260 (6.89%) Mentoring
13 256 (6.79%) OO
14 244 (6.47%) Continuous Integration
15 223 (5.91%) MVC
16 218 (5.78%) Data Science
17 208 (5.51%) TDD
18 207 (5.49%) Data Modelling
19 205 (5.43%) Stakeholder Management
20 202 (5.36%) SDLC
Programming Languages
1 880 (23.33%) SQL
2 771 (20.44%) C#
3 750 (19.88%) Java
4 738 (19.57%) JavaScript
5 534 (14.16%) Python
6 520 (13.79%) C++
7 306 (8.11%) C
8 128 (3.39%) PHP
9 118 (3.13%) T-SQL
10 93 (2.47%) PowerShell
11 90 (2.39%) R
12 77 (2.04%) Bash Shell
13 62 (1.64%) Ruby
14 56 (1.48%) Go
15 53 (1.41%) MATLAB
16 51 (1.35%) Shell Script
17 43 (1.14%) PL/SQL
18 39 (1.03%) Java 8
18 39 (1.03%) Scala
19 37 (0.98%) Perl
Qualifications
1 753 (19.96%) Computer Science Degree
2 211 (5.59%) Security Cleared
3 148 (3.92%) Master's Degree
4 140 (3.71%) SC Cleared
5 110 (2.92%) Microsoft Certification
6 108 (2.86%) Numerate Degree
7 76 (2.01%) CISSP
7 76 (2.01%) MCSE
8 68 (1.80%) Cisco Certification
9 63 (1.67%) HND
10 58 (1.54%) DV Cleared
11 55 (1.46%) CISM
12 47 (1.25%) ITIL Certification
13 46 (1.22%) PMI Certification
14 44 (1.17%) HNC
15 43 (1.14%) ISTQB
15 43 (1.14%) PRINCE2 Certification
16 37 (0.98%) CISA
16 37 (0.98%) ISEB
17 32 (0.85%) CCNA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 196 (5.20%) QA
2 64 (1.70%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 60 (1.59%) SLA
4 55 (1.46%) GDPR
5 44 (1.17%) Data Quality
6 38 (1.01%) PMO
7 29 (0.77%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
8 23 (0.61%) PCI DSS
9 18 (0.48%) ISO 9001
10 14 (0.37%) Cyber Essentials
11 12 (0.32%) HMG Security Policy Framework
12 11 (0.29%) COBIT
12 11 (0.29%) GAMP
13 9 (0.24%) DICOM
13 9 (0.24%) IFRS
14 7 (0.19%) HL7
15 6 (0.16%) JTAG
16 5 (0.13%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
16 5 (0.13%) PSD2
17 4 (0.11%) DO-254
System Software
1 132 (3.50%) Docker
2 118 (3.13%) Active Directory
3 102 (2.70%) VMware Infrastructure
4 40 (1.06%) Firmware
5 36 (0.95%) Hyper-V
6 33 (0.87%) VMware ESXi
7 19 (0.50%) Virtual Machines
8 11 (0.29%) LXC
9 8 (0.21%) HDFS
9 8 (0.21%) Oracle RAC
10 7 (0.19%) Apache ZooKeeper
10 7 (0.19%) Varnish
11 6 (0.16%) Virtual Servers
12 5 (0.13%) GlusterFS
12 5 (0.13%) Veritas Cluster Server
12 5 (0.13%) vSphere
13 4 (0.11%) Apache Flume
13 4 (0.11%) DFS Replication
13 4 (0.11%) VirtualBox
13 4 (0.11%) VMware Server
Systems Management
1 66 (1.75%) Ansible
2 65 (1.72%) Kubernetes
3 59 (1.56%) Puppet
4 48 (1.27%) Hadoop YARN
5 44 (1.17%) SCCM
6 39 (1.03%) Opscode Chef
7 29 (0.77%) Terraform
8 22 (0.58%) CSIRT
9 21 (0.56%) Nagios
10 16 (0.42%) Single Sign-On
11 15 (0.40%) SCOM
12 14 (0.37%) EMC NetWorker
13 13 (0.34%) Nessus
14 12 (0.32%) Packer
15 11 (0.29%) Salt
16 9 (0.24%) NetBackup
16 9 (0.24%) Norton AntiVirus
16 9 (0.24%) QRadar
17 8 (0.21%) Computer Incident Response Team
17 8 (0.21%) Grafana
Vendors
1 699 (18.53%) Microsoft
2 258 (6.84%) Oracle
3 228 (6.04%) SAP
4 146 (3.87%) VMware
5 143 (3.79%) Tableau
6 100 (2.65%) Cisco
7 95 (2.52%) Salesforce.com
8 66 (1.75%) Google
9 44 (1.17%) Red Hat
10 41 (1.09%) IBM
11 37 (0.98%) Atlassian
11 37 (0.98%) Citrix
12 35 (0.93%) HP
13 26 (0.69%) Hyperion
14 25 (0.66%) Palo Alto
15 24 (0.64%) Splunk
16 23 (0.61%) Symantec
17 21 (0.56%) Adobe
17 21 (0.56%) CheckPoint
18 19 (0.50%) Teradata