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 23 June 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Academic Degree
England / South East
3 months to
23 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 13 12 13
Rank change year-on-year -1 +1  
Permanent jobs citing Degree 2038 2765 3099
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South East 13.88% 15.04% 14.54%
As % of the Qualifications category 48.93% 47.90% 46.20%
Number of salaries quoted 1682 2248 2295
Median salary £42,500 £41,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +3.65% -3.52%  
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,000 £24,500
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 4165 5773 6708
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the South East 28.36% 31.41% 31.48%
Number of salaries quoted 3390 4657 5139
Median salary £44,000 £45,000 £44,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -2.22% +1.12%  
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £26,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £62,500 £65,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £41,500
% change year-on-year - +2.40%  

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 23 June 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 23 June 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 0 435 £45,000 -5.26% 60
Hampshire -4 416 £42,500 +13.33% 53
Surrey -2 411 £45,000 +5.88% 53
Oxfordshire +4 239 £35,000 -19.54% 42
Buckinghamshire -2 181 £40,000 - 18
West Sussex +1 178 £40,000 - 21
East Sussex -9 93 £40,000 +33.33% 9
Kent -12 52 £36,500 -14.11% 11
Middlesex +6 31 £55,000 +37.50% 1
Isle of Wight - 1 £21,500 - 1
M4 Corridor - 1 £69,000 -
Degree
England

For the 6 months to 23 June 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 1498 (37.61%) Computer Science
2 1131 (28.40%) Agile Software Development
3 936 (23.50%) C#
4 931 (23.37%) SQL
5 858 (21.54%) JavaScript
6 803 (20.16%) Software Engineering
7 802 (20.14%) .NET
8 778 (19.53%) Java
9 751 (18.86%) Microsoft
10 748 (18.78%) Computer Science Degree
11 710 (17.83%) SQL Server
12 693 (17.40%) HTML
13 650 (16.32%) Finance
14 649 (16.29%) Windows
15 628 (15.77%) CSS
16 626 (15.72%) Linux
17 624 (15.67%) C++
18 534 (13.41%) Analytical Skills
19 494 (12.40%) ASP.NET
20 468 (11.75%) Project Management
21 467 (11.72%) Mathematics
22 431 (10.82%) MVC
23 418 (10.49%) C
24 375 (9.42%) Web Services
25 370 (9.29%) Python
26 369 (9.26%) jQuery
27 360 (9.04%) Scrum
28 347 (8.71%) OO
29 328 (8.23%) AngularJS
30 317 (7.96%) ITIL

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
1 145 (3.64%) SharePoint
2 97 (2.44%) IIS
3 56 (1.41%) SAS
4 54 (1.36%) Tomcat
5 53 (1.33%) Apache Spark
6 51 (1.28%) Apache
7 45 (1.13%) CMS
8 40 (1.00%) Elasticsearch
9 37 (0.93%) OpenStack
10 35 (0.88%) WebSphere
11 30 (0.75%) JBoss
12 28 (0.70%) MS Exchange
12 28 (0.70%) Oracle SOA Suite
13 25 (0.63%) Apache Solr
14 18 (0.45%) Skype for Business
15 17 (0.43%) WordPress
16 16 (0.40%) BizTalk Server
17 15 (0.38%) SharePoint Server
18 13 (0.33%) Drupal
19 12 (0.30%) Umbraco
Applications
1 220 (5.52%) Microsoft Office
2 208 (5.22%) Microsoft Excel
3 79 (1.98%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 64 (1.61%) Microsoft Project
5 39 (0.98%) MS Visio
6 37 (0.93%) Spreadsheet
7 33 (0.83%) Photoshop
8 19 (0.48%) Adobe Illustrator
9 12 (0.30%) Adobe Creative Suite
10 8 (0.20%) FrameMaker
10 8 (0.20%) RoboHelp
11 7 (0.18%) Maple
12 5 (0.13%) Mathcad
12 5 (0.13%) Simulink
13 4 (0.10%) Adobe Captivate
13 4 (0.10%) Siemens NX
14 3 (0.075%) Adobe Premiere
14 3 (0.075%) AutoCAD
14 3 (0.075%) SOLIDWORKS
14 3 (0.075%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 61 (1.53%) Dynamics CRM
2 43 (1.08%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 17 (0.43%) Dynamics AX
4 16 (0.40%) Exstream
5 9 (0.23%) Infor M3
6 8 (0.20%) NetSuite
7 7 (0.18%) Dynamics NAV
7 7 (0.18%) Magento
7 7 (0.18%) SAP CO
7 7 (0.18%) SAP FI
7 7 (0.18%) SAP FI/CO
7 7 (0.18%) SAP R/3
8 6 (0.15%) Oracle Applications
8 6 (0.15%) Oracle EBS
8 6 (0.15%) Oracle EBS R12
9 5 (0.13%) Infor CloudSuite Industrial (formerly SyteLine)
9 5 (0.13%) Oracle ERP
9 5 (0.13%) Oracle General Ledger
9 5 (0.13%) Oracle Payables
9 5 (0.13%) SAP ERP
Cloud Services
1 171 (4.29%) Microsoft Azure
2 159 (3.99%) Amazon AWS
3 152 (3.82%) SaaS
4 81 (2.03%) Office 365
5 62 (1.56%) PaaS
6 55 (1.38%) Cloud Computing
7 33 (0.83%) IaaS
8 29 (0.73%) Amazon EC2
9 18 (0.45%) Dynamics 365
10 17 (0.43%) GitHub
11 15 (0.38%) Datadog
12 13 (0.33%) Akamai
13 12 (0.30%) Google Analytics
14 10 (0.25%) Force.com
14 10 (0.25%) Trello
15 8 (0.20%) OpenShift
16 6 (0.15%) Azure Machine Learning
16 6 (0.15%) BrowserStack
17 4 (0.10%) Oracle CX
17 4 (0.10%) Oracle Service Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 154 (3.87%) Internet
2 136 (3.41%) Firewall
3 121 (3.04%) TCP/IP
4 96 (2.41%) DNS
5 80 (2.01%) HTTP
5 80 (2.01%) Wireless
6 69 (1.73%) LAN
7 62 (1.56%) WAN
8 58 (1.46%) VPN
9 56 (1.41%) DHCP
10 49 (1.23%) VoIP
11 47 (1.18%) Network Security
12 45 (1.13%) FTP
13 40 (1.00%) Wi-Fi
14 36 (0.90%) Cisco ASA
15 35 (0.88%) SAN
16 34 (0.85%) SSL
17 33 (0.83%) Ethernet
17 33 (0.83%) IPsec
18 28 (0.70%) BGP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 710 (17.83%) SQL Server
2 243 (6.10%) Relational Database
3 195 (4.90%) Big Data
3 195 (4.90%) MySQL
4 96 (2.41%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 82 (2.06%) Hadoop
6 81 (2.03%) Data Warehouse
7 78 (1.96%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 77 (1.93%) NoSQL
9 62 (1.56%) SQL Server 2008
10 57 (1.43%) Data Mining
11 52 (1.31%) Apache Cassandra
12 44 (1.10%) GIS
13 43 (1.08%) Apache Hive
14 42 (1.05%) Oracle Database
14 42 (1.05%) Power BI
15 40 (1.00%) PostgreSQL
16 35 (0.88%) BusinessObjects
16 35 (0.88%) MS Access
16 35 (0.88%) QlikView
Development Applications
1 245 (6.15%) Git (software)
2 188 (4.72%) Visual Studio
3 153 (3.84%) JIRA
4 140 (3.51%) Selenium
5 123 (3.09%) Jenkins
6 115 (2.89%) Subversion
7 111 (2.79%) Team Foundation Server
8 72 (1.81%) Maven
9 69 (1.73%) Eclipse
10 56 (1.41%) Bugzilla
11 53 (1.33%) Trac
12 42 (1.05%) JSUnit
13 40 (1.00%) IntelliJ
14 39 (0.98%) WebDriver
15 35 (0.88%) NUnit
16 29 (0.73%) JUnit
16 29 (0.73%) NetBeans
17 26 (0.65%) Cucumber
18 21 (0.53%) HP UFT
18 21 (0.53%) JMeter
General
1 650 (16.32%) Finance
2 302 (7.58%) Telecoms
3 294 (7.38%) Marketing
4 209 (5.25%) Electronics
5 131 (3.29%) Manufacturing
6 114 (2.86%) Retail
7 99 (2.49%) Automotive
8 87 (2.18%) Banking
9 85 (2.13%) Legal
10 73 (1.83%) Aerospace
11 53 (1.33%) Games
12 46 (1.15%) French Language
12 46 (1.15%) German Language
13 43 (1.08%) Spanish Language
14 35 (0.88%) Advertising
15 24 (0.60%) Dutch Language
16 23 (0.58%) Italian Language
16 23 (0.58%) Law
17 21 (0.53%) Pharmaceutical
18 20 (0.50%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 1372 (34.45%) Developer
2 500 (12.55%) Analyst
3 373 (9.36%) .NET Developer
4 371 (9.31%) Graduate
5 368 (9.24%) Software Developer
6 323 (8.11%) C# Developer
7 301 (7.56%) Junior
8 275 (6.90%) Software Engineer
9 234 (5.87%) Consultant
10 216 (5.42%) Java Developer
11 211 (5.30%) C# .NET Developer
12 203 (5.10%) Senior Developer
13 202 (5.07%) Junior Developer
14 184 (4.62%) Graduate Developer
15 153 (3.84%) Project Manager
16 141 (3.54%) SQL Developer
17 138 (3.46%) .NET Software Developer
18 135 (3.39%) Web Developer
19 127 (3.19%) Business Analyst
20 124 (3.11%) ASP.NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 802 (20.14%) .NET
2 693 (17.40%) HTML
3 628 (15.77%) CSS
4 494 (12.40%) ASP.NET
5 375 (9.42%) Web Services
6 369 (9.26%) jQuery
7 328 (8.23%) AngularJS
8 304 (7.63%) XML
9 268 (6.73%) ASP.NET MVC
10 204 (5.12%) REST
11 169 (4.24%) HTML5
12 164 (4.12%) .NET Framework
13 148 (3.72%) Spring
14 129 (3.24%) Ajax
15 127 (3.19%) WCF
16 117 (2.94%) JSON
17 110 (2.76%) ASP.NET Web API
18 105 (2.64%) React
19 96 (2.41%) Twitter Bootstrap
20 94 (2.36%) CSS3
Miscellaneous
1 1498 (37.61%) Computer Science
2 534 (13.41%) Analytical Skills
3 168 (4.22%) Management Information System
4 160 (4.02%) User Experience
5 137 (3.44%) Algorithms
6 117 (2.94%) Mobile App
7 89 (2.23%) Enterprise Software
8 74 (1.86%) Data Centre
9 72 (1.81%) Social Media
10 52 (1.31%) Driving Licence
11 49 (1.23%) Greenfield Project
12 48 (1.21%) Virtual Team
13 42 (1.05%) Embedded Systems
14 39 (0.98%) Contactless
15 36 (0.90%) Semantic Web
16 34 (0.85%) PMI
17 33 (0.83%) PKI
18 32 (0.80%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
19 31 (0.78%) VHDL
20 30 (0.75%) iPad
Operating Systems
1 649 (16.29%) Windows
2 626 (15.72%) Linux
3 213 (5.35%) Unix
4 157 (3.94%) Android
5 155 (3.89%) Windows Server
6 130 (3.26%) Apple iOS
7 63 (1.58%) Windows Server 2012
8 50 (1.26%) Windows Server 2008
9 46 (1.15%) Solaris
10 40 (1.00%) Windows 7
11 36 (0.90%) CentOS
12 34 (0.85%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
13 33 (0.83%) Windows 8
14 30 (0.75%) Mac OS X
14 30 (0.75%) Ubuntu
15 26 (0.65%) VxWorks
16 25 (0.63%) Mac OS
17 22 (0.55%) Windows 10
18 17 (0.43%) Windows XP
19 14 (0.35%) Embedded Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 1131 (28.40%) Agile Software Development
2 803 (20.16%) Software Engineering
3 468 (11.75%) Project Management
4 467 (11.72%) Mathematics
5 431 (10.82%) MVC
6 360 (9.04%) Scrum
7 347 (8.71%) OO
8 317 (7.96%) ITIL
9 298 (7.48%) Test Automation
10 291 (7.31%) Web Development
11 264 (6.63%) TDD
12 255 (6.40%) Business Intelligence
13 250 (6.28%) Mentoring
14 231 (5.80%) SDLC
15 200 (5.02%) CRM
15 200 (5.02%) Unit Testing
16 192 (4.82%) OOP
17 191 (4.80%) PRINCE2
18 190 (4.77%) Physics
19 172 (4.32%) Analytics
Programming Languages
1 936 (23.50%) C#
2 931 (23.37%) SQL
3 858 (21.54%) JavaScript
4 778 (19.53%) Java
5 624 (15.67%) C++
6 418 (10.49%) C
7 370 (9.29%) Python
8 228 (5.72%) PHP
9 153 (3.84%) VB.NET
10 125 (3.14%) Perl
11 124 (3.11%) T-SQL
12 107 (2.69%) Ruby
13 97 (2.44%) PowerShell
14 85 (2.13%) R
15 76 (1.91%) MATLAB
16 69 (1.73%) PL/SQL
17 66 (1.66%) Shell Script
18 65 (1.63%) Objective-C
19 57 (1.43%) TypeScript
20 55 (1.38%) Embedded C
Qualifications
1 748 (18.78%) Computer Science Degree
2 213 (5.35%) Security Cleared
3 176 (4.42%) Master's Degree
4 135 (3.39%) SC Cleared
5 126 (3.16%) Microsoft Certification
6 110 (2.76%) Numerate Degree
7 98 (2.46%) ISTQB
8 89 (2.23%) CISSP
9 85 (2.13%) PhD
10 79 (1.98%) PMI Certification
11 73 (1.83%) ISEB
12 69 (1.73%) Cisco Certification
12 69 (1.73%) CISM
13 58 (1.46%) PMP
14 51 (1.28%) HND
15 44 (1.10%) CCNA
15 44 (1.10%) MBA
16 40 (1.00%) DV Cleared
16 40 (1.00%) MCSE
17 36 (0.90%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 285 (7.16%) QA
2 93 (2.33%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 67 (1.68%) PCI DSS
4 59 (1.48%) SLA
5 45 (1.13%) PMO
6 36 (0.90%) Data Quality
7 29 (0.73%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
8 25 (0.63%) Cyber Essentials
9 13 (0.33%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
9 13 (0.33%) ISO 9001
10 12 (0.30%) Sarbanes-Oxley
11 10 (0.25%) COBIT
12 6 (0.15%) GAMP
12 6 (0.15%) HMG Security Policy Framework
12 6 (0.15%) ISO 14001
12 6 (0.15%) ISO 22301
12 6 (0.15%) ISO/IEC 27005
13 5 (0.13%) IEC 61508
13 5 (0.13%) ISO 26262
13 5 (0.13%) SSAE 16
System Software
1 151 (3.79%) Active Directory
2 100 (2.51%) VMware Infrastructure
3 53 (1.33%) Docker
4 47 (1.18%) Firmware
5 45 (1.13%) Virtual Machines
6 37 (0.93%) Hyper-V
7 21 (0.53%) Apache ZooKeeper
8 20 (0.50%) XenApp
9 18 (0.45%) Terminal Services
10 15 (0.38%) Oracle RAC
11 9 (0.23%) MetaFrame
12 7 (0.18%) VMware ESXi
13 6 (0.15%) LXC
14 5 (0.13%) HDFS
14 5 (0.13%) Virtual Servers
15 4 (0.10%) Citrix Presentation Server
15 4 (0.10%) NFS
15 4 (0.10%) Terminal Server
15 4 (0.10%) Virtual Desktop
16 3 (0.075%) ISA Server
Systems Management
1 70 (1.76%) Ansible
2 46 (1.15%) Puppet
3 42 (1.05%) SCCM
4 31 (0.78%) SCOM
5 22 (0.55%) Opscode Chef
6 20 (0.50%) Nessus
7 18 (0.45%) Kubernetes
7 18 (0.45%) Nagios
8 16 (0.40%) HAProxy
9 9 (0.23%) Graphite
9 9 (0.23%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
9 9 (0.23%) Prometheus
10 8 (0.20%) SCDPM
11 7 (0.18%) Icinga
11 7 (0.18%) Nmap
11 7 (0.18%) Oozie
12 6 (0.15%) Mesos
12 6 (0.15%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
12 6 (0.15%) Oracle RMAN
12 6 (0.15%) SolarWinds Orion
Vendors
1 751 (18.86%) Microsoft
2 306 (7.68%) Oracle
3 165 (4.14%) VMware
4 134 (3.36%) SAP
5 124 (3.11%) Cisco
6 70 (1.76%) Red Hat
7 66 (1.66%) HP
8 57 (1.43%) Citrix
9 39 (0.98%) IBM
10 36 (0.90%) Salesforce.com
11 33 (0.83%) EMC
12 31 (0.78%) Adobe
12 31 (0.78%) Juniper
13 29 (0.73%) Tableau
14 28 (0.70%) Hyperion
15 27 (0.68%) Google
16 26 (0.65%) Zend
17 25 (0.63%) Sun
18 22 (0.55%) CheckPoint
19 21 (0.53%) Twitter
Winchester, Hampshire
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum
Posted: 11 hours ago
Newbury, Berkshire
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £22000 - £30000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 12 hours ago
Guildford, Surrey
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £25000 - £30000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 4 hours ago
Southampton, Hampshire
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £20000 - £25000 per annum
Posted: 11 hours ago
Richmond, Surrey
Testing Circle Ltd
Salary: £23000.00 - £26000.00 per annum
Posted: 3 hours ago
Oxford, Oxfordshire
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 20,000 - 30,000
Posted: 10 hours ago
Brighton, East Sussex
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: to 23k
Posted: 4 hours ago
Basingstoke, Hampshire
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £50000 per annum + Bonus & Benefits
Posted: 3 hours ago
Crawley, West Sussex
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: to 34k plus benefits
Posted: 4 hours ago
Aylesbury, Buckinghamshire
ENTERPRISE RECRUITMENT LTD
Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum
Posted: 5 hours ago
Horsham, West Sussex
IT Connections
Salary: £25,000 to £30,000
Posted: 8 hours ago
Brighton, East Sussex
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: Circa £75K Plus Bonus & Benefits
Posted: 3 hours ago
Bicester, Oxfordshire
MARS Technical Recruitment
Salary: From £40,000 to £45,000 per annum plus benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire
Rullion
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum + Car + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 4 hours ago
Portsmouth, Hampshire
Redrock Consulting Ltd
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: 4 hours ago
Newbury, Berkshire
Oscar
Salary: £20000 - £25000 per annum
Posted: 10 hours ago
Gatwick, West Sussex
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £45000 per annum + plus benefits plus bonus
Posted: 3 hours ago
Brighton, East Sussex
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 4 hours ago
Reading, Berkshire
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 55,000-65,000
Posted: Yesterday
Chertsey, Surrey
Polar Recruitment
Salary: £50000 - £55000 per annum + Great benefits - see below.
Posted: 5 hours ago
Guildford, Surrey
Client Server
Salary: £35k to £50k + bonus + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Guildford, Surrey
Digitech Resourcing Ltd
Salary: From £25,000 to £30,000 per annum + Package
Posted: Yesterday
Basingstoke, Hampshire
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + Bonus & Benefits & Training
Posted: 3 hours ago
Reigate, Surrey
Client Server
Salary: £60k to £70k + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Wokingham, Berkshire
Austin Fraser
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Kent
Client Server
Salary: £40k to £45k + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Oxford, Oxfordshire
Haybrook IT Resourcing Ltd
Salary: Up to £27,000 per annum
Posted: 9 hours ago
Aylesbury, Buckinghamshire
Ashdown IT
Salary: £18000 - £20000 per annum
Posted: 2 hours ago
Reigate, Surrey
TLP Consultancy Ltd.
Salary: £40000 - £48000 per annum + excellent package
Posted: Yesterday
Southampton, Hampshire
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £18000 - £25000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago