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 3 months to 29 April 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Degree
England / South East
3 months to
29 Apr 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 14 13 13
Rank change year-on-year -1 0  
Permanent jobs citing Degree 1982 2867 3038
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South East 13.18% 14.81% 14.12%
As % of the Qualifications category 47.76% 47.44% 45.10%
Number of salaries quoted 1639 2259 2225
Median salary £41,500 £41,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +1.21% -3.52%  
90% offered a salary of more than £25,500 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £62,500 £62,500
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

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 academic qualifications and professional certifications cited in permanent job vacancies advertised in the South East.

Academic & Professional Certification
South East
Permanent job vacancies requiring academic qualifications or professional certifications 4150 6043 6736
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the South East 27.60% 31.22% 31.30%
Number of salaries quoted 3382 4889 5050
Median salary £42,500 £44,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -4.49% -1.11%  
90% offered a salary of more than £25,500 £26,000 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £65,000 £67,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £42,500

Degree
Job Vacancy Trend in the South East

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in the South East citing Degree as a proportion of all permanent or contract IT jobs with a match in the Qualifications category.

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 3 months to 29 April 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 3 months to 29 April 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Berkshire -3 447 £43,000 -13.13% 64
Hampshire -2 402 £40,000 +6.66% 64
Surrey -2 386 £46,000 +10.84% 54
Oxfordshire -2 263 £37,500 -13.79% 34
Buckinghamshire -7 186 £37,500 -11.76% 25
West Sussex +2 173 £42,500 +6.25% 20
East Sussex -20 59 £38,000 +18.75% 12
Kent -23 43 £30,000 - 10
Middlesex +3 11 £50,000 -0.99% 5
Isle of Wight - 4 £32,500 -
Sussex +1 2 £60,000 +41.17%
M4 Corridor - 1 £40,000 -
Degree
England

For the 6 months to 29 April 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 1473 (37.92%) Computer Science
2 1110 (28.58%) Agile Software Development
3 926 (23.84%) SQL
4 845 (21.76%) C#
5 810 (20.85%) JavaScript
6 763 (19.64%) Java
6 763 (19.64%) .NET
7 757 (19.49%) Microsoft
8 751 (19.34%) Software Engineering
9 719 (18.51%) SQL Server
10 696 (17.92%) HTML
11 654 (16.84%) Finance
12 631 (16.25%) Windows
13 629 (16.19%) CSS
14 596 (15.35%) Linux
15 574 (14.78%) C++
16 490 (12.62%) Analytical Skills
17 489 (12.59%) Mathematics
18 486 (12.51%) ASP.NET
19 482 (12.41%) Project Management
20 407 (10.48%) MVC
21 399 (10.27%) Web Services
22 396 (10.20%) Python
23 379 (9.76%) C
24 372 (9.58%) jQuery
25 363 (9.35%) OO
26 361 (9.29%) Scrum
27 328 (8.44%) Oracle
28 321 (8.26%) Telecoms
29 307 (7.90%) XML

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
1 126 (3.24%) SharePoint
2 85 (2.19%) IIS
3 61 (1.57%) CMS
4 57 (1.47%) Tomcat
5 56 (1.44%) Apache
5 56 (1.44%) SAS
6 50 (1.29%) Apache Spark
7 44 (1.13%) Elasticsearch
8 40 (1.03%) JBoss
9 34 (0.88%) OpenStack
10 30 (0.77%) WebSphere
11 27 (0.70%) Skype for Business
12 25 (0.64%) Oracle SOA Suite
13 23 (0.59%) MS Exchange
13 23 (0.59%) WordPress
14 22 (0.57%) BizTalk Server
15 21 (0.54%) Apache Solr
16 18 (0.46%) Drupal
16 18 (0.46%) SharePoint 2013
17 17 (0.44%) Confluence
Applications
1 224 (5.77%) Microsoft Excel
2 200 (5.15%) Microsoft Office
3 91 (2.34%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 61 (1.57%) Microsoft Project
5 49 (1.26%) MS Visio
6 34 (0.88%) Photoshop
7 28 (0.72%) Spreadsheet
8 21 (0.54%) Adobe Illustrator
9 8 (0.21%) FrameMaker
10 7 (0.18%) Adobe Creative Suite
11 6 (0.15%) Acrobat
11 6 (0.15%) Maple
11 6 (0.15%) SPSS
12 5 (0.13%) Mathcad
12 5 (0.13%) Simulink
13 4 (0.10%) InVision
13 4 (0.10%) RoboHelp
13 4 (0.10%) Snagit
14 3 (0.077%) AutoCAD
14 3 (0.077%) InfoPath
Business Applications
1 28 (0.72%) Dynamics CRM
2 24 (0.62%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 13 (0.33%) Dynamics AX
4 12 (0.31%) Oracle ERP
5 10 (0.26%) Magento
6 9 (0.23%) Infor M3
7 7 (0.18%) Infor CloudSuite Industrial (formerly SyteLine)
7 7 (0.18%) Oracle EBS
8 6 (0.15%) Exstream
8 6 (0.15%) SAP R/3
9 5 (0.13%) Cognos Controller
9 5 (0.13%) Dynamics NAV
9 5 (0.13%) Infor CloudSuite
9 5 (0.13%) Infor CRM
9 5 (0.13%) SAP ERP
10 4 (0.10%) Eloqua
10 4 (0.10%) Oracle EBS R12
10 4 (0.10%) SAP APO
10 4 (0.10%) Shopify
11 3 (0.077%) SAP MM
Cloud Services
1 176 (4.53%) Microsoft Azure
2 169 (4.35%) Amazon AWS
3 142 (3.66%) SaaS
4 81 (2.09%) PaaS
5 58 (1.49%) Office 365
6 48 (1.24%) IaaS
7 46 (1.18%) Cloud Computing
8 26 (0.67%) Amazon EC2
9 17 (0.44%) GitHub
9 17 (0.44%) Google Analytics
10 14 (0.36%) AdWords
11 13 (0.33%) Datadog
12 11 (0.28%) Force.com
13 10 (0.26%) Google Cloud Platform
14 9 (0.23%) Google App Engine
14 9 (0.23%) Oracle CX
15 7 (0.18%) Dynamics 365
16 6 (0.15%) BrowserStack
16 6 (0.15%) OpenShift
17 5 (0.13%) Akamai
Communications & Networking
1 151 (3.89%) Internet
2 147 (3.78%) Firewall
3 128 (3.30%) TCP/IP
4 99 (2.55%) DNS
5 83 (2.14%) HTTP
6 77 (1.98%) Wireless
7 62 (1.60%) VPN
8 61 (1.57%) DHCP
8 61 (1.57%) LAN
9 58 (1.49%) WAN
10 49 (1.26%) VoIP
11 46 (1.18%) LDAP
12 42 (1.08%) Network Security
13 40 (1.03%) SAN
14 38 (0.98%) FTP
15 37 (0.95%) Kerberos
15 37 (0.95%) MPLS
16 36 (0.93%) Wi-Fi
17 33 (0.85%) Cisco ASA
18 31 (0.80%) Ethernet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 719 (18.51%) SQL Server
2 249 (6.41%) Relational Database
3 187 (4.81%) MySQL
4 185 (4.76%) Big Data
5 88 (2.27%) NoSQL
5 88 (2.27%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 86 (2.21%) Hadoop
7 78 (2.01%) SQL Server 2008
8 76 (1.96%) Data Warehouse
8 76 (1.96%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 56 (1.44%) Apache Cassandra
10 55 (1.42%) Data Mining
11 48 (1.24%) Oracle Database
12 42 (1.08%) PostgreSQL
13 39 (1.00%) Apache Hive
14 38 (0.98%) BusinessObjects
14 38 (0.98%) SQL Server 2012
15 36 (0.93%) MongoDB
16 34 (0.88%) MS Access
16 34 (0.88%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 265 (6.82%) Git (software)
2 205 (5.28%) Visual Studio
3 141 (3.63%) Selenium
4 139 (3.58%) JIRA
5 124 (3.19%) Jenkins
6 117 (3.01%) Subversion
7 97 (2.50%) Team Foundation Server
8 77 (1.98%) Maven
9 60 (1.54%) Eclipse
10 58 (1.49%) Trac
11 57 (1.47%) Bugzilla
12 37 (0.95%) IntelliJ
12 37 (0.95%) JUnit
12 37 (0.95%) NUnit
13 36 (0.93%) WebDriver
14 34 (0.88%) Gradle
15 31 (0.80%) Cucumber
16 30 (0.77%) JSUnit
17 28 (0.72%) Ant
18 24 (0.62%) LoadRunner
General
1 654 (16.84%) Finance
2 321 (8.26%) Telecoms
3 276 (7.11%) Marketing
4 179 (4.61%) Electronics
5 123 (3.17%) Retail
6 94 (2.42%) Banking
7 93 (2.39%) Automotive
7 93 (2.39%) Manufacturing
8 70 (1.80%) Legal
9 59 (1.52%) Aerospace
10 54 (1.39%) German Language
11 52 (1.34%) French Language
12 51 (1.31%) Advertising
12 51 (1.31%) Games
13 43 (1.11%) Spanish Language
14 30 (0.77%) Billing
14 30 (0.77%) Pharmaceutical
15 29 (0.75%) Publishing
16 25 (0.64%) Dutch Language
17 23 (0.59%) Italian Language
Job Titles
1 1297 (33.39%) Developer
2 497 (12.80%) Analyst
3 343 (8.83%) .NET Developer
4 325 (8.37%) C# Developer
5 322 (8.29%) Graduate
6 314 (8.08%) Software Developer
7 257 (6.62%) Junior
8 247 (6.36%) Software Engineer
9 239 (6.15%) Java Developer
10 216 (5.56%) C# .NET Developer
11 202 (5.20%) Consultant
12 200 (5.15%) Senior Developer
13 166 (4.27%) Graduate Developer
14 164 (4.22%) Junior Developer
15 147 (3.78%) Project Manager
16 140 (3.60%) Web Developer
17 132 (3.40%) SQL Developer
18 131 (3.37%) Architect
19 124 (3.19%) ASP.NET Developer
20 120 (3.09%) .NET Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 763 (19.64%) .NET
2 696 (17.92%) HTML
3 629 (16.19%) CSS
4 486 (12.51%) ASP.NET
5 399 (10.27%) Web Services
6 372 (9.58%) jQuery
7 307 (7.90%) XML
8 276 (7.11%) AngularJS
9 244 (6.28%) ASP.NET MVC
10 194 (4.99%) REST
11 166 (4.27%) HTML5
12 149 (3.84%) .NET Framework
12 149 (3.84%) Spring
13 136 (3.50%) Ajax
14 126 (3.24%) WCF
15 121 (3.12%) JSON
16 92 (2.37%) Hibernate
17 88 (2.27%) RESTful
18 83 (2.14%) SOAP
19 79 (2.03%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 1473 (37.92%) Computer Science
2 490 (12.62%) Analytical Skills
3 177 (4.56%) Management Information System
4 133 (3.42%) User Experience
5 121 (3.12%) Algorithms
6 103 (2.65%) Mobile App
7 93 (2.39%) Data Centre
8 83 (2.14%) Enterprise Software
9 66 (1.70%) Social Media
10 54 (1.39%) Virtual Team
11 52 (1.34%) Embedded Systems
12 49 (1.26%) Driving Licence
13 43 (1.11%) Semantic Web
14 37 (0.95%) PMI
15 35 (0.90%) VHDL
16 33 (0.85%) Greenfield Project
17 31 (0.80%) iPad
17 31 (0.80%) PKI
18 29 (0.75%) NHS
19 26 (0.67%) Data Structures
Operating Systems
1 631 (16.25%) Windows
2 596 (15.35%) Linux
3 190 (4.89%) Unix
4 146 (3.76%) Windows Server
5 127 (3.27%) Android
6 94 (2.42%) Apple iOS
7 70 (1.80%) Windows Server 2012
8 50 (1.29%) Solaris
9 49 (1.26%) Windows Server 2008
10 41 (1.06%) CentOS
11 37 (0.95%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
12 34 (0.88%) Windows 8
13 33 (0.85%) Mac OS X
13 33 (0.85%) Windows 7
14 26 (0.67%) Ubuntu
15 20 (0.51%) Windows 10
16 15 (0.39%) Windows XP
17 14 (0.36%) VxWorks
18 10 (0.26%) Embedded Linux
19 9 (0.23%) Mac OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 1110 (28.58%) Agile Software Development
2 751 (19.34%) Software Engineering
3 489 (12.59%) Mathematics
4 482 (12.41%) Project Management
5 407 (10.48%) MVC
6 363 (9.35%) OO
7 361 (9.29%) Scrum
8 304 (7.83%) ITIL
9 278 (7.16%) Web Development
10 255 (6.57%) TDD
11 248 (6.39%) SDLC
12 222 (5.72%) Mentoring
13 216 (5.56%) Physics
14 212 (5.46%) Business Intelligence
15 211 (5.43%) Unit Testing
16 200 (5.15%) Analytics
17 191 (4.92%) OOP
18 185 (4.76%) CRM
19 177 (4.56%) Software Testing
20 174 (4.48%) PRINCE2
Programming Languages
1 926 (23.84%) SQL
2 845 (21.76%) C#
3 810 (20.85%) JavaScript
4 763 (19.64%) Java
5 574 (14.78%) C++
6 396 (10.20%) Python
7 379 (9.76%) C
8 239 (6.15%) PHP
9 120 (3.09%) VB.NET
10 118 (3.04%) T-SQL
11 111 (2.86%) Perl
12 96 (2.47%) PowerShell
13 92 (2.37%) Ruby
14 88 (2.27%) MATLAB
15 82 (2.11%) R
16 66 (1.70%) PL/SQL
17 64 (1.65%) Shell Script
18 59 (1.52%) Bash Shell
19 56 (1.44%) VBA
20 48 (1.24%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 190 (4.89%) Security Cleared
2 111 (2.86%) SC Cleared
3 102 (2.63%) Microsoft Certification
4 95 (2.45%) ISTQB
5 74 (1.91%) Cisco Certification
6 70 (1.80%) ISEB
7 69 (1.78%) PMI Certification
8 68 (1.75%) CISSP
9 65 (1.67%) PhD
10 54 (1.39%) PMP
11 52 (1.34%) MBA
12 47 (1.21%) HND
13 45 (1.16%) CISM
14 38 (0.98%) CCNP
15 37 (0.95%) CCNA
16 33 (0.85%) MCP
16 33 (0.85%) MCSE
17 25 (0.64%) CISA
17 25 (0.64%) ITIL Certification
17 25 (0.64%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 295 (7.60%) QA
2 66 (1.70%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 61 (1.57%) SLA
4 54 (1.39%) PMO
5 52 (1.34%) PCI DSS
6 42 (1.08%) Data Quality
7 16 (0.41%) COBIT
8 13 (0.33%) Cyber Essentials
9 11 (0.28%) Sarbanes-Oxley
10 10 (0.26%) ISO 9001
11 9 (0.23%) 21 CFR Part 11
11 9 (0.23%) GxP
11 9 (0.23%) ISO 14001
12 8 (0.21%) ISO/IEC 17799
12 8 (0.21%) SSAE 16
13 6 (0.15%) GAMP
13 6 (0.15%) HMG Security Policy Framework
14 5 (0.13%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
14 5 (0.13%) MISRA
15 4 (0.10%) ISO27002
System Software
1 150 (3.86%) Active Directory
2 87 (2.24%) VMware Infrastructure
3 55 (1.42%) Hyper-V
4 50 (1.29%) Firmware
5 38 (0.98%) Docker
6 34 (0.88%) Virtual Machines
7 20 (0.51%) Apache ZooKeeper
8 17 (0.44%) Oracle RAC
9 14 (0.36%) Terminal Services
10 12 (0.31%) HDFS
10 12 (0.31%) VMware ESX
11 10 (0.26%) NFS
12 7 (0.18%) XenApp
13 6 (0.15%) Veritas Cluster Server
13 6 (0.15%) Virtual Desktop
13 6 (0.15%) vSphere
14 5 (0.13%) KVM
14 5 (0.13%) XenServer
15 4 (0.10%) Forefront TMG
15 4 (0.10%) Xen
Systems Management
1 56 (1.44%) Puppet
2 47 (1.21%) Ansible
3 40 (1.03%) SCCM
3 40 (1.03%) SCOM
4 28 (0.72%) Opscode Chef
5 21 (0.54%) HP Quality Center
6 17 (0.44%) Nagios
7 13 (0.33%) HAProxy
7 13 (0.33%) Kubernetes
8 11 (0.28%) Graphite
9 8 (0.21%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
9 8 (0.21%) Oracle RMAN
9 8 (0.21%) Perfmon
10 7 (0.18%) Nessus
10 7 (0.18%) NetBackup
10 7 (0.18%) SmoothWall
11 6 (0.15%) Enterprise Manager Cloud Control
11 6 (0.15%) Hadoop YARN
11 6 (0.15%) logstash
11 6 (0.15%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
Vendors
1 757 (19.49%) Microsoft
2 328 (8.44%) Oracle
3 144 (3.71%) VMware
4 130 (3.35%) Cisco
5 107 (2.75%) SAP
6 77 (1.98%) HP
7 64 (1.65%) Red Hat
8 54 (1.39%) IBM
9 48 (1.24%) Juniper
10 45 (1.16%) Citrix
11 43 (1.11%) Google
12 36 (0.93%) Tableau
13 32 (0.82%) Adobe
13 32 (0.82%) Zend
14 31 (0.80%) EMC
14 31 (0.80%) Salesforce.com
15 30 (0.77%) CheckPoint
16 23 (0.59%) Sophos
17 18 (0.46%) Apple
17 18 (0.46%) Blue Coat
Woking, Surrey
Informatiq Consulting
Posted: Yesterday
Oxford, Oxfordshire
Oho Group Ltd.
Salary: £25000 - £70000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Buckinghamshire
Colston Consulting
Salary: £30000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Richmond, Surrey
Testing Circle Ltd
Salary: £23000.00 - £26000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Basingstoke, Hampshire
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £50000 per annum + Bonus, Pension, Medical
Posted: Yesterday
Dorking, Surrey
Nigel Frank International Ltd
Salary: £20000 - £26000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
Intec Select
Salary: From £25,000 to £35,000 per annum Plus excellent bonus and bens
Posted: Yesterday
Oxford, Oxfordshire
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £33000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Crawley, West Sussex
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: Up to £38K +Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Southampton, Hampshire
Networkers
Salary: £40000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Crawley, West Sussex
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: to 34k plus benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Kent
Huxley Associates
Salary: £20000 - £26000 per annum + benefits + bonus
Posted: Yesterday
Oxford, Oxfordshire
People Source Consulting
Salary: £25000 - £45000 per annum + Benefits Package
Posted: Yesterday
Woking, Surrey
ENTERPRISE RECRUITMENT LTD
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Richmond, Surrey
Testing Circle Ltd
Salary: £23000 - £26000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Fareham, Hampshire
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £45000 - £60000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
Talent Spa
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 2 days ago
Maidenhead, Berkshire
Talent Crew
Salary: £23000 - £30000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
Computer People
Salary: £28000.00 - £40000.00 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Leatherhead, Surrey
CGI
Salary: £28000 - £47000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Brighton, East Sussex
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £Competitive plus benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Wokingham, Berkshire
Austin Fraser
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Oxford, Oxfordshire
Tindall IT Resourcing
Salary: From £40,000 to £55,000 per annum GBP 45 - 55K +Many benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Basingstoke, Hampshire
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 45,000-55,000
Posted: 2 days ago
Weybridge, Surrey
Polar Recruitment
Salary: £28000 - £30000 per annum + great benefits, see below.
Posted: Yesterday
Hampshire
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum + training + benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
Intec Select
Salary: From £60,000 to £65,000 per annum Plus Excellent Bens and Bonus
Posted: Yesterday
Banbury, Oxfordshire
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Salary: £25000 - £30000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Romsey, Hampshire
Networkers
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum + beneifts
Posted: Yesterday
Thame, Oxfordshire
Oscar
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago