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 25 March 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
25 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Degree
England / South East
Rank 14 14 13
Rank change year-on-year 0 -1  
Permanent jobs citing Degree 1979 2808 2834
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South East 13.24% 14.59% 13.79%
As % of the Qualifications category 47.70% 46.70% 43.47%
Number of salaries quoted 1620 2224 2146
Median salary £42,000 £42,500 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -1.17% -  
90% offered a salary of more than £26,000 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £65,000 £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 4149 6013 6520
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the South East 27.77% 31.25% 31.72%
Number of salaries quoted 3365 4860 4972
Median salary £42,500 £45,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -5.55% -  
90% offered a salary of more than £26,000 £26,946 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £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 25 March 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 25 March 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 -1 473 £40,000 -20.00% 56
Hampshire +4 410 £40,000 +6.66% 56
Surrey -4 336 £45,000 +7.14% 66
Oxfordshire +3 267 £40,000 -5.88% 39
Buckinghamshire -3 198 £37,500 -16.66% 17
West Sussex +4 166 £42,500 +6.25% 16
East Sussex -25 58 £45,000 +21.62% 4
Kent -16 56 £30,001 -14.28% 12
Isle of Wight +2 8 £32,500 -
Middlesex -12 5 £51,000 -21.53%
Sussex -2 2 £60,000 +71.42% 1
M4 Corridor - 1 £40,000 -
Degree
England

Degree
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 25 March 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 1568 (37.87%) Computer Science
2 1110 (26.81%) Agile Software Development
3 933 (22.53%) SQL
4 891 (21.52%) C#
5 831 (20.07%) Microsoft
6 825 (19.92%) .NET
7 824 (19.90%) JavaScript
8 750 (18.11%) Software Engineering
9 742 (17.92%) SQL Server
10 728 (17.58%) Finance
11 726 (17.53%) HTML
12 719 (17.36%) Java
13 648 (15.65%) CSS
14 637 (15.38%) Windows
15 584 (14.10%) Linux
16 563 (13.60%) C++
17 539 (13.02%) Mathematics
18 503 (12.15%) Project Management
19 501 (12.10%) MS Excel
20 493 (11.91%) ASP.NET
21 492 (11.88%) Analytical Skills
22 412 (9.95%) MVC
23 398 (9.61%) Python
24 394 (9.51%) Web Services
25 372 (8.98%) Telecoms
26 366 (8.84%) jQuery
27 362 (8.74%) C
28 343 (8.28%) ITIL
29 336 (8.11%) OO
29 336 (8.11%) Scrum

Degree
Top Related 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
1 114 (2.75%) SharePoint
2 78 (1.88%) IIS
3 63 (1.52%) Tomcat
4 61 (1.47%) CMS
5 60 (1.45%) Apache
6 59 (1.42%) SAS
7 44 (1.06%) Apache Spark
8 39 (0.94%) Elasticsearch
9 38 (0.92%) JBoss
10 33 (0.80%) Skype for Business
10 33 (0.80%) WebSphere
11 29 (0.70%) OpenStack
12 26 (0.63%) BizTalk Server
13 24 (0.58%) Confluence
13 24 (0.58%) Oracle SOA Suite
14 23 (0.56%) Drupal
15 22 (0.53%) MS Exchange
15 22 (0.53%) WordPress
16 18 (0.43%) SharePoint 2013
17 16 (0.39%) Apache Solr
Applications
1 501 (12.10%) MS Excel
2 209 (5.05%) MS Office
3 95 (2.29%) MS PowerPoint
4 63 (1.52%) MS Visio
5 62 (1.50%) MS Project
6 40 (0.97%) Photoshop
7 27 (0.65%) Adobe Illustrator
8 23 (0.56%) Spreadsheet
9 10 (0.24%) SPSS
10 6 (0.14%) Acrobat
11 5 (0.12%) FrameMaker
11 5 (0.12%) InVision
12 4 (0.097%) Adobe Creative Suite
12 4 (0.097%) AutoCAD
12 4 (0.097%) Simulink
12 4 (0.097%) Snagit
12 4 (0.097%) SOLIDWORKS
13 3 (0.072%) InfoPath
13 3 (0.072%) Mathcad
14 2 (0.048%) OrCAD
Business Applications
1 23 (0.56%) Dynamics CRM
2 19 (0.46%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 18 (0.43%) Oracle ERP
4 14 (0.34%) Oracle EBS
5 13 (0.31%) Dynamics AX
6 10 (0.24%) Magento
7 8 (0.19%) Oracle EBS R12
8 7 (0.17%) Infor M3
9 6 (0.14%) Dynamics NAV
9 6 (0.14%) Eloqua
9 6 (0.14%) FastStats
9 6 (0.14%) Infor CloudSuite Industrial (formerly SyteLine)
9 6 (0.14%) Oracle Assets
9 6 (0.14%) Oracle iProcurement
9 6 (0.14%) Oracle Payables
9 6 (0.14%) Oracle Receivables
10 5 (0.12%) Cognos Controller
10 5 (0.12%) Infor CRM
10 5 (0.12%) Oracle Applications
10 5 (0.12%) SAP FI/CO
Cloud Services
1 204 (4.93%) Microsoft Azure
2 195 (4.71%) Amazon AWS
3 178 (4.30%) SaaS
4 84 (2.03%) PaaS
5 58 (1.40%) Cloud Computing
6 51 (1.23%) IaaS
7 48 (1.16%) Office 365
8 24 (0.58%) Amazon EC2
9 22 (0.53%) Google Analytics
10 19 (0.46%) AdWords
11 18 (0.43%) GitHub
12 13 (0.31%) Google Cloud Platform
13 10 (0.24%) Google App Engine
14 9 (0.22%) Oracle CX
15 7 (0.17%) Force.com
15 7 (0.17%) Sumo Logic
16 6 (0.14%) Adobe Creative Cloud
16 6 (0.14%) Amazon S3
17 5 (0.12%) Datadog
17 5 (0.12%) Taleo
Communications & Networking
1 180 (4.35%) Firewall
2 167 (4.03%) Internet
3 134 (3.24%) TCP/IP
4 111 (2.68%) Wireless
5 106 (2.56%) DNS
6 90 (2.17%) HTTP
7 81 (1.96%) LAN
8 68 (1.64%) VPN
9 65 (1.57%) DHCP
10 55 (1.33%) LDAP
10 55 (1.33%) SAN
10 55 (1.33%) WAN
11 54 (1.30%) VoIP
12 46 (1.11%) Kerberos
13 44 (1.06%) MPLS
13 44 (1.06%) Wi-Fi
14 43 (1.04%) Cisco ASA
15 42 (1.01%) Network Security
16 37 (0.89%) FTP
17 35 (0.85%) OSPF
Database & Business Intelligence
1 742 (17.92%) SQL Server
2 237 (5.72%) Relational Database
3 192 (4.64%) MySQL
4 159 (3.84%) Big Data
5 94 (2.27%) NoSQL
6 90 (2.17%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 85 (2.05%) Data Warehouse
8 74 (1.79%) SQL Server 2008
9 73 (1.76%) SQL Server Integration Services
10 69 (1.67%) Hadoop
11 53 (1.28%) Oracle Database
12 48 (1.16%) PostgreSQL
13 47 (1.13%) Apache Cassandra
14 46 (1.11%) Data Mining
15 42 (1.01%) SQL Server 2012
16 40 (0.97%) BusinessObjects
17 36 (0.87%) MongoDB
18 35 (0.85%) SQL Server 2005
19 34 (0.82%) MS Access
20 33 (0.80%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 270 (6.52%) Git (software)
2 191 (4.61%) Visual Studio
3 141 (3.40%) JIRA
4 126 (3.04%) Selenium
5 113 (2.73%) Jenkins
6 109 (2.63%) Subversion
7 100 (2.41%) Team Foundation Server
8 68 (1.64%) Maven
9 53 (1.28%) Trac
10 50 (1.21%) Bugzilla
11 48 (1.16%) Eclipse
12 37 (0.89%) JUnit
12 37 (0.89%) NUnit
13 29 (0.70%) Cucumber
13 29 (0.70%) IntelliJ
13 29 (0.70%) WebDriver
14 28 (0.68%) Grunt
15 27 (0.65%) Ant
16 26 (0.63%) JMeter
16 26 (0.63%) LoadRunner
General
1 728 (17.58%) Finance
2 372 (8.98%) Telecoms
3 291 (7.03%) Marketing
4 165 (3.98%) Electronics
5 132 (3.19%) Retail
6 111 (2.68%) Banking
7 91 (2.20%) Manufacturing
8 84 (2.03%) Automotive
9 80 (1.93%) Legal
10 62 (1.50%) Advertising
10 62 (1.50%) German Language
11 57 (1.38%) Games
12 53 (1.28%) Aerospace
12 53 (1.28%) French Language
13 46 (1.11%) Spanish Language
14 36 (0.87%) Pharmaceutical
15 31 (0.75%) Billing
15 31 (0.75%) Publishing
16 30 (0.72%) Dutch Language
17 26 (0.63%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 1349 (32.58%) Developer
2 517 (12.48%) Analyst
3 354 (8.55%) C# Developer
4 348 (8.40%) .NET Developer
5 347 (8.38%) Graduate
6 297 (7.17%) Software Developer
7 270 (6.52%) Junior
8 244 (5.89%) Consultant
9 233 (5.63%) Software Engineer
10 232 (5.60%) Java Developer
11 229 (5.53%) C# .NET Developer
12 204 (4.93%) Senior Developer
13 184 (4.44%) Graduate Developer
14 170 (4.11%) Web Developer
15 166 (4.01%) Junior Developer
16 160 (3.86%) Project Manager
17 157 (3.79%) Architect
18 128 (3.09%) SQL Developer
19 126 (3.04%) Business Analyst
20 122 (2.95%) JavaScript Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 825 (19.92%) .NET
2 726 (17.53%) HTML
3 648 (15.65%) CSS
4 493 (11.91%) ASP.NET
5 394 (9.51%) Web Services
6 366 (8.84%) jQuery
7 285 (6.88%) XML
8 275 (6.64%) AngularJS
9 227 (5.48%) ASP.NET MVC
10 182 (4.40%) REST
11 180 (4.35%) HTML5
12 153 (3.69%) Spring
13 144 (3.48%) Ajax
14 127 (3.07%) .NET Framework
14 127 (3.07%) WCF
15 110 (2.66%) JSON
16 105 (2.54%) RESTful
17 101 (2.44%) Hibernate
18 97 (2.34%) CSS3
19 87 (2.10%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 1568 (37.87%) Computer Science
2 492 (11.88%) Analytical Skills
3 214 (5.17%) Management Information System
4 146 (3.53%) User Experience
5 140 (3.38%) Data Centre
6 112 (2.70%) Mobile App
7 107 (2.58%) Algorithms
8 82 (1.98%) Enterprise Software
9 65 (1.57%) Social Media
10 56 (1.35%) Embedded Systems
11 44 (1.06%) Driving Licence
11 44 (1.06%) Virtual Team
12 40 (0.97%) NHS
13 37 (0.89%) Semantic Web
14 36 (0.87%) VHDL
15 35 (0.85%) iPad
15 35 (0.85%) PKI
16 31 (0.75%) Robotics
17 30 (0.72%) PMI
18 28 (0.68%) Life Science
Operating Systems
1 637 (15.38%) Windows
2 584 (14.10%) Linux
3 183 (4.42%) Unix
4 156 (3.77%) Windows Server
5 127 (3.07%) Android
6 95 (2.29%) Windows Server 2012
7 93 (2.25%) Apple iOS
8 51 (1.23%) Mac OS X
9 47 (1.13%) Solaris
9 47 (1.13%) Windows 7
10 40 (0.97%) CentOS
11 38 (0.92%) Windows Server 2008
12 37 (0.89%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
13 36 (0.87%) Windows XP
14 34 (0.82%) Windows 8
15 25 (0.60%) Ubuntu
16 17 (0.41%) Windows 10
17 16 (0.39%) Mac OS
18 9 (0.22%) Windows Mobile
18 9 (0.22%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 1110 (26.81%) Agile Software Development
2 750 (18.11%) Software Engineering
3 539 (13.02%) Mathematics
4 503 (12.15%) Project Management
5 412 (9.95%) MVC
6 343 (8.28%) ITIL
7 336 (8.11%) OO
7 336 (8.11%) Scrum
8 284 (6.86%) Web Development
9 264 (6.38%) TDD
10 259 (6.25%) CRM
11 244 (5.89%) Mentoring
12 243 (5.87%) Physics
13 239 (5.77%) SDLC
14 223 (5.39%) Analytics
15 220 (5.31%) Business Intelligence
16 189 (4.56%) Unit Testing
17 186 (4.49%) OOP
17 186 (4.49%) PRINCE2
18 184 (4.44%) Software Testing
Programming Languages
1 933 (22.53%) SQL
2 891 (21.52%) C#
3 824 (19.90%) JavaScript
4 719 (17.36%) Java
5 563 (13.60%) C++
6 398 (9.61%) Python
7 362 (8.74%) C
8 242 (5.84%) PHP
9 125 (3.02%) T-SQL
10 108 (2.61%) PowerShell
11 107 (2.58%) VB.NET
12 93 (2.25%) MATLAB
12 93 (2.25%) Perl
12 93 (2.25%) R
13 83 (2.00%) Ruby
14 69 (1.67%) PL/SQL
15 65 (1.57%) Shell Script
16 64 (1.55%) Bash Shell
17 55 (1.33%) VBA
18 48 (1.16%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 177 (4.27%) Security Cleared
2 111 (2.68%) Cisco Certification
3 108 (2.61%) Microsoft Certification
4 103 (2.49%) ISTQB
5 101 (2.44%) SC Cleared
6 73 (1.76%) ISEB
7 68 (1.64%) MBA
8 67 (1.62%) PhD
8 67 (1.62%) PMP
9 62 (1.50%) PMI Certification
10 61 (1.47%) CCNA
11 51 (1.23%) CISSP
12 47 (1.13%) MCSE
13 45 (1.09%) CCNP
14 42 (1.01%) HND
15 38 (0.92%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
15 38 (0.92%) ITIL Certification
16 33 (0.80%) CISM
17 30 (0.72%) SANS
18 27 (0.65%) CCIE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 290 (7.00%) QA
2 82 (1.98%) SLA
3 66 (1.59%) PCI DSS
4 64 (1.55%) PMO
5 53 (1.28%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 40 (0.97%) Data Quality
7 14 (0.34%) COBIT
7 14 (0.34%) ISO 14001
8 13 (0.31%) ISO/IEC 17799
9 12 (0.29%) ISO 9001
10 10 (0.24%) 21 CFR Part 11
10 10 (0.24%) GxP
10 10 (0.24%) HMG Security Policy Framework
11 8 (0.19%) ISO 9000
12 7 (0.17%) SSAE 16
13 6 (0.14%) GAMP
14 4 (0.097%) Cyber Essentials
14 4 (0.097%) MISRA
14 4 (0.097%) Sarbanes-Oxley
15 3 (0.072%) ISO27002
System Software
1 182 (4.40%) Active Directory
2 103 (2.49%) VMware Infrastructure
3 74 (1.79%) Hyper-V
4 49 (1.18%) Firmware
5 30 (0.72%) Docker
6 28 (0.68%) Virtual Machines
7 17 (0.41%) Forefront TMG
8 16 (0.39%) ISA Server
8 16 (0.39%) Oracle RAC
9 15 (0.36%) NFS
9 15 (0.36%) Terminal Services
10 14 (0.34%) Virtual Servers
11 13 (0.31%) IMail Server
11 13 (0.31%) VMware ESX
12 12 (0.29%) Apache ZooKeeper
12 12 (0.29%) UAG
13 11 (0.27%) HDFS
14 10 (0.24%) Xen
15 9 (0.22%) vSphere
16 7 (0.17%) Veritas Cluster Server
Systems Management
1 60 (1.45%) Puppet
2 47 (1.13%) SCOM
3 37 (0.89%) SCCM
4 33 (0.80%) HP Quality Center
5 32 (0.77%) Opscode Chef
6 30 (0.72%) Ansible
7 18 (0.43%) Nagios
8 12 (0.29%) NetBackup
8 12 (0.29%) Perfmon
9 10 (0.24%) HP SiteScope
9 10 (0.24%) Kubernetes
10 9 (0.22%) logstash
11 8 (0.19%) Graphite
11 8 (0.19%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
11 8 (0.19%) Oracle RMAN
11 8 (0.19%) WMI
12 7 (0.17%) Failover Clustering
12 7 (0.17%) SmoothWall
13 6 (0.14%) Enterprise Manager Cloud Control
14 5 (0.12%) Grafana
Vendors
1 831 (20.07%) Microsoft
2 323 (7.80%) Oracle
3 183 (4.42%) Cisco
4 155 (3.74%) VMware
5 111 (2.68%) HP
6 110 (2.66%) SAP
7 70 (1.69%) IBM
8 57 (1.38%) Juniper
9 56 (1.35%) Google
9 56 (1.35%) Red Hat
10 48 (1.16%) Citrix
11 47 (1.13%) Sophos
12 38 (0.92%) Tableau
13 35 (0.85%) Salesforce.com
14 33 (0.80%) Huawei
14 33 (0.80%) Zend
15 31 (0.75%) Adobe
15 31 (0.75%) CheckPoint
16 29 (0.70%) EMC
17 24 (0.58%) Dell
Reading, Berkshire
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum
Posted: 16 hours ago
Woking, Surrey
Client Server
Salary: £30k to £40k + benefits
Posted: 16 hours ago
Bracknell, Berkshire
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum
Posted: 16 hours ago
Reading, Berkshire
Colston Consulting
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 21 hours ago
Southampton, Hampshire
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £20000 - £25000 per annum
Posted: 16 hours ago
Reading, Berkshire
Colston Consulting
Salary: £50000 - £55000 per annum
Posted: 21 hours ago
Basingstoke, Hampshire
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Crawley, West Sussex
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: to 34k plus benefits
Posted: 16 hours ago
Aldershot, Hampshire
Executive Recruitment Services (ERS)
Salary: £25000 - £30000 per annum
Posted: 18 hours ago
Tunbridge Wells, Kent
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 30,000-40,000
Posted: 23 hours ago
Oxford, Oxfordshire
DCL Search & Selection
Salary: £20000 - £25000 per annum
Posted: 16 hours ago
South East
Oho Group Ltd.
Salary: £60000 - £100000 per annum, Benefits Excellent Bonus and Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Oxfordshire
Ascend Consulting
Salary: From £20,000 to £30,000 per annum
Posted: 15 hours ago
Basingstoke, Hampshire
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum + Bonus & Benefits
Posted: 16 hours ago
Hampshire
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum + training + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Reigate, Surrey
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: Competitive salary, benefits & bonus
Posted: 15 hours ago
Oxford, Oxfordshire
set2recruit
Salary: Up to £35,000 per annum
Posted: 16 hours ago
Thame, Oxfordshire
Oscar
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire
Go IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: From £16,000 to £18,000 per annum + excellent benefits
Posted: 18 hours ago
Hampshire
Sanderson
Salary: £55000 - £70000 per annum
Posted: 22 hours ago
Aylesbury, Buckinghamshire
Deerfoot IT Resources Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: 17 hours ago
Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire
IT Executive Ltd
Salary: £45000 - £52000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Thatcham, Berkshire
FT Select
Salary: From £30,000 to £35,000 per annum plus bonus plus benefits
Posted: 16 hours ago
Dartford, Kent
1st Choice Computer Appointments Ltd
Salary: From £18,000 to £25,000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Kent
Aesica Pharmaceuticals
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 21 hours ago
Basingstoke, Hampshire
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 15 hours ago
Witney, Oxfordshire
CV Screen Ltd
Salary: £18k - 24k per year + Pension
Posted: Yesterday
Portsmouth, Hampshire
Redrock Consulting Ltd
Salary: £22000 - £27000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Witney, Oxfordshire
The Bridge Ltd
Posted: 2 days ago
High Wycombe, Buckinghamshire
I4 Recruitment
Salary: £28k - 40k per year + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago