Period
to 20 January 2018

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 20 January 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Academic Degree
England > South East
6 months to
20 Jan 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 13 13 12
Rank change year-on-year 0 -1 0
Permanent jobs citing Degree 4,058 4,395 6,080
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South East 13.14% 13.78% 14.88%
As % of the Qualifications category 50.39% 45.76% 48.16%
Number of salaries quoted 3,370 3,735 5,095
South East median annual salary £42,500 £42,500 £44,750
Median salary % change year-on-year - -5.03% +11.88%
10th Percentile £24,000 £24,000 £24,000
90th Percentile £66,250 £66,700 £67,500
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 8,053 9,604 12,624
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South East 26.08% 30.12% 30.90%
Number of salaries quoted 6,454 7,671 10,238
South East median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000
10th Percentile £25,000 £25,625 £25,250
90th Percentile £67,500 £68,750 £67,500
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 20 January 2018.

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 20 January 2018. 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 -3 1,861 £42,000 -1.18% 357
Berkshire -1 969 £41,500 -17.00% 169
Hampshire -1 792 £40,000 +6.67% 109
Surrey 0 730 £47,500 +5.56% 124
Oxfordshire +1 598 £45,000 +5.88% 120
Buckinghamshire -5 295 £32,500 -18.75% 68
West Sussex -3 289 £47,500 +5.56% 37
East Sussex -3 220 £45,000 - 29
Kent -4 123 £27,500 -35.29% 45
Sussex -6 18 £35,000 -36.36% 2
Middlesex +4 13 £57,500 +12.75% 5
Isle of Wight -5 2 £24,000 -26.15%
M4 Corridor -7 1 £55,000 -42.11%
Degree
England

For the 6 months to 20 January 2018, 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 1,773 (43.69%) Computer Science
2 1,274 (31.39%) Agile Software Development
3 1,067 (26.29%) SQL
4 954 (23.51%) Computer Science Degree
5 918 (22.62%) Java
6 907 (22.35%) C#
7 890 (21.93%) JavaScript
8 863 (21.27%) Software Engineering
9 704 (17.35%) C++
10 691 (17.03%) Microsoft
11 671 (16.54%) HTML
12 655 (16.14%) Linux
13 646 (15.92%) .NET
14 628 (15.48%) Windows
15 605 (14.91%) CSS
16 564 (13.90%) SQL Server
17 524 (12.91%) Analytical Skills
18 513 (12.64%) Mathematics
19 508 (12.52%) Finance
20 495 (12.20%) Python
21 428 (10.55%) C
22 406 (10.00%) Project Management
23 388 (9.56%) Scrum
24 385 (9.49%) Test Automation
25 376 (9.27%) jQuery
25 376 (9.27%) MVC
26 350 (8.62%) OO
27 343 (8.45%) Web Services
28 339 (8.35%) ASP.NET
29 335 (8.26%) Oracle

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 80 (1.97%) CMS
2 70 (1.72%) IIS
3 65 (1.60%) SAS
4 61 (1.50%) SharePoint
5 58 (1.43%) Apache
6 42 (1.03%) WordPress
7 38 (0.94%) Apache Spark
8 37 (0.91%) OpenStack
9 32 (0.79%) Confluence
10 30 (0.74%) Elasticsearch
11 28 (0.69%) Tomcat
12 27 (0.67%) nginx
13 24 (0.59%) MS Exchange
14 23 (0.57%) JBoss
15 22 (0.54%) Drupal
15 22 (0.54%) WebLogic
16 20 (0.49%) Oracle SOA Suite
17 17 (0.42%) Cloud Foundry
18 16 (0.39%) Apache Solr
19 14 (0.34%) Joomla!
Applications
1 215 (5.30%) Microsoft Excel
2 193 (4.76%) Microsoft Office
3 101 (2.49%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 73 (1.80%) MS Visio
5 45 (1.11%) Microsoft Project
6 40 (0.99%) Spreadsheet
7 27 (0.67%) Photoshop
8 10 (0.25%) Adobe Illustrator
8 10 (0.25%) AutoCAD
9 9 (0.22%) FrameMaker
9 9 (0.22%) Simulink
10 8 (0.20%) InVision
11 7 (0.17%) Adobe Creative Suite
12 6 (0.15%) UXPin
13 5 (0.12%) Autodesk Smoke
13 5 (0.12%) Revit
14 4 (0.099%) InfoPath
14 4 (0.099%) OrCAD
14 4 (0.099%) PTC Creo
14 4 (0.099%) Stata
Business Applications
1 40 (0.99%) SAP S/4HANA
2 29 (0.71%) SAP ERP
3 27 (0.67%) Dynamics CRM
4 26 (0.64%) SAP FI
5 24 (0.59%) SAP CO
6 19 (0.47%) SAP FI/CO
7 15 (0.37%) SAP Hybris
8 14 (0.34%) Dynamics AX
9 13 (0.32%) Salesforce.com CRM
10 10 (0.25%) Oracle EBS
11 9 (0.22%) Oracle EBS R12
12 8 (0.20%) Adobe Campaign
12 8 (0.20%) Oracle Assets
13 7 (0.17%) Cognos Business Intelligence
13 7 (0.17%) Oracle Financials
14 5 (0.12%) Oracle AGIS
15 4 (0.099%) NetSuite
15 4 (0.099%) Oracle Applications
15 4 (0.099%) Oracle Subledger Accounting
15 4 (0.099%) Unica
Cloud Services
1 308 (7.59%) Amazon AWS
2 205 (5.05%) Microsoft Azure
3 194 (4.78%) SaaS
4 73 (1.80%) GitHub
5 60 (1.48%) Office 365
6 40 (0.99%) Cloud Computing
7 25 (0.62%) npm
8 21 (0.52%) Amazon EC2
9 17 (0.42%) PaaS
10 16 (0.39%) OpenShift
11 14 (0.34%) Google Analytics
12 13 (0.32%) IaaS
13 12 (0.30%) AdWords
13 12 (0.30%) Datadog
14 10 (0.25%) Adobe Analytics
14 10 (0.25%) Force.com
15 9 (0.22%) Google Cloud Platform
16 7 (0.17%) AWS CloudFormation
17 6 (0.15%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
17 6 (0.15%) Yarn
Communications & Networking
1 176 (4.34%) Internet
2 145 (3.57%) Firewall
3 134 (3.30%) TCP/IP
4 96 (2.37%) WAN
5 76 (1.87%) VPN
6 68 (1.68%) LAN
7 67 (1.65%) Intrusion Detection
8 65 (1.60%) DNS
9 63 (1.55%) Network Security
10 46 (1.13%) Ethernet
11 45 (1.11%) DHCP
12 38 (0.94%) HTTP
12 38 (0.94%) Wi-Fi
13 37 (0.91%) BGP
14 34 (0.84%) Wireless
15 30 (0.74%) IPsec
15 30 (0.74%) MPLS
15 30 (0.74%) SAN
15 30 (0.74%) VoIP
16 29 (0.71%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 564 (13.90%) SQL Server
2 175 (4.31%) MySQL
2 175 (4.31%) Relational Database
3 148 (3.65%) Big Data
4 130 (3.20%) NoSQL
5 88 (2.17%) Oracle Database
6 77 (1.90%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 74 (1.82%) GIS
8 72 (1.77%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 65 (1.60%) PostgreSQL
10 58 (1.43%) MongoDB
11 54 (1.33%) Data Warehouse
12 53 (1.31%) Hadoop
13 42 (1.03%) HBase
14 38 (0.94%) SQL Server Analysis Services
15 36 (0.89%) Data Mining
15 36 (0.89%) SQL Server 2012
16 34 (0.84%) Power BI
17 30 (0.74%) Apache Cassandra
17 30 (0.74%) Oracle Database 11g
Development Applications
1 262 (6.46%) Git (software)
2 213 (5.25%) Selenium
3 204 (5.03%) Visual Studio
4 190 (4.68%) JIRA
5 141 (3.47%) Jenkins
6 114 (2.81%) JUnit
7 113 (2.78%) Team Foundation Server
8 92 (2.27%) Subversion
9 81 (2.00%) WebDriver
10 67 (1.65%) Maven
11 61 (1.50%) Cucumber
11 61 (1.50%) Eclipse
12 54 (1.33%) JMeter
13 47 (1.16%) SoapUI
14 40 (0.99%) gulp
15 30 (0.74%) Ant
16 25 (0.62%) HP UFT
17 23 (0.57%) IntelliJ
18 22 (0.54%) webpack
19 20 (0.49%) Atlassian Bamboo
General
1 508 (12.52%) Finance
2 247 (6.09%) Marketing
3 220 (5.42%) Electronics
4 207 (5.10%) Telecoms
5 133 (3.28%) Retail
6 131 (3.23%) Manufacturing
7 70 (1.72%) Games
8 64 (1.58%) Banking
9 59 (1.45%) Legal
10 53 (1.31%) Automotive
11 46 (1.13%) Aerospace
11 46 (1.13%) Digital Economy
12 43 (1.06%) German Language
13 39 (0.96%) Military
14 35 (0.86%) Advertising
14 35 (0.86%) Front Office
15 24 (0.59%) French Language
16 23 (0.57%) Publishing
17 18 (0.44%) Law
18 17 (0.42%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 1,225 (30.19%) Developer
2 474 (11.68%) Analyst
3 466 (11.48%) Graduate
4 461 (11.36%) Software Engineer
5 328 (8.08%) Junior
6 309 (7.61%) Software Developer
7 304 (7.49%) Java Developer
8 295 (7.27%) Senior Developer
9 250 (6.16%) .NET Developer
10 232 (5.72%) Consultant
11 223 (5.50%) C++ Software Engineer
12 205 (5.05%) Architect
13 184 (4.53%) C# Developer
14 178 (4.39%) Junior Developer
15 172 (4.24%) Graduate Developer
16 117 (2.88%) Web Developer
17 116 (2.86%) Support Analyst
18 110 (2.71%) C# .NET Developer
19 106 (2.61%) Senior Software Engineer
20 104 (2.56%) Graduate Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 671 (16.54%) HTML
2 646 (15.92%) .NET
3 605 (14.91%) CSS
4 376 (9.27%) jQuery
5 343 (8.45%) Web Services
6 339 (8.35%) ASP.NET
7 327 (8.06%) AngularJS
8 238 (5.86%) XML
9 201 (4.95%) REST
10 194 (4.78%) HTML5
11 191 (4.71%) Spring
12 159 (3.92%) SOAP
13 145 (3.57%) ASP.NET MVC
14 135 (3.33%) RESTful
15 133 (3.28%) Node.js
16 130 (3.20%) Ajax
17 127 (3.13%) .NET Framework
18 118 (2.91%) ASP.NET Web API
19 107 (2.64%) MFC
20 105 (2.59%) Qt
Miscellaneous
1 1,773 (43.69%) Computer Science
2 524 (12.91%) Analytical Skills
3 185 (4.56%) Management Information System
4 168 (4.14%) Algorithms
4 168 (4.14%) User Experience
5 105 (2.59%) Greenfield Project
6 104 (2.56%) Enterprise Software
7 102 (2.51%) Mobile App
8 87 (2.14%) Data Centre
9 66 (1.63%) Social Media
10 50 (1.23%) Client/Server
11 45 (1.11%) Fintech
12 38 (0.94%) Driving Licence
13 35 (0.86%) CUDA
13 35 (0.86%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
13 35 (0.86%) Public Cloud
14 33 (0.81%) Embedded Systems
14 33 (0.81%) Virtual Team
15 30 (0.74%) Private Cloud
16 29 (0.71%) CMDB
Operating Systems
1 655 (16.14%) Linux
2 628 (15.48%) Windows
3 216 (5.32%) Unix
4 145 (3.57%) Windows Server
5 89 (2.19%) Android
6 74 (1.82%) Apple iOS
7 33 (0.81%) Windows 10
8 31 (0.76%) CentOS
9 29 (0.71%) Windows Server 2008
10 28 (0.69%) Mac OS X
11 26 (0.64%) Windows 7
12 25 (0.62%) Embedded Linux
13 23 (0.57%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
13 23 (0.57%) Windows Server 2012
14 19 (0.47%) Mac OS
15 17 (0.42%) Ubuntu
16 16 (0.39%) Solaris
16 16 (0.39%) Windows 8
17 7 (0.17%) zOS
18 6 (0.15%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 1,274 (31.39%) Agile Software Development
2 863 (21.27%) Software Engineering
3 513 (12.64%) Mathematics
4 406 (10.00%) Project Management
5 388 (9.56%) Scrum
6 385 (9.49%) Test Automation
7 376 (9.27%) MVC
8 350 (8.62%) OO
9 329 (8.11%) TDD
10 290 (7.15%) Mentoring
11 283 (6.97%) SDLC
12 243 (5.99%) Physics
13 235 (5.79%) ITIL
14 226 (5.57%) Web Development
15 202 (4.98%) Continuous Integration
16 187 (4.61%) Business Intelligence
17 185 (4.56%) OOP
18 178 (4.39%) DevOps
19 174 (4.29%) PRINCE2
20 169 (4.16%) Analytics
Programming Languages
1 1,067 (26.29%) SQL
2 918 (22.62%) Java
3 907 (22.35%) C#
4 890 (21.93%) JavaScript
5 704 (17.35%) C++
6 495 (12.20%) Python
7 428 (10.55%) C
8 170 (4.19%) PHP
9 145 (3.57%) T-SQL
10 122 (3.01%) Perl
11 91 (2.24%) PowerShell
12 82 (2.02%) VB.NET
13 79 (1.95%) R
13 79 (1.95%) Shell Script
14 72 (1.77%) Ruby
15 59 (1.45%) Bash Shell
16 57 (1.40%) PL/SQL
17 50 (1.23%) TypeScript
18 41 (1.01%) MATLAB
19 40 (0.99%) Objective-C
Qualifications
1 954 (23.51%) Computer Science Degree
2 156 (3.84%) Security Cleared
3 153 (3.77%) Master's Degree
4 110 (2.71%) Microsoft Certification
5 107 (2.64%) PhD
6 102 (2.51%) SC Cleared
7 89 (2.19%) ISTQB
8 75 (1.85%) CISSP
9 65 (1.60%) Cisco Certification
10 59 (1.45%) ISEB
11 57 (1.40%) CISM
12 48 (1.18%) MBA
12 48 (1.18%) Numerate Degree
13 46 (1.13%) MCSE
14 34 (0.84%) DV Cleared
15 33 (0.81%) PRINCE2 Certification
16 32 (0.79%) Oracle Certification
16 32 (0.79%) PMI Certification
17 29 (0.71%) CCNP
18 28 (0.69%) PMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 304 (7.49%) QA
2 58 (1.43%) PMO
3 53 (1.31%) SLA
4 46 (1.13%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 24 (0.59%) Data Quality
6 23 (0.57%) PCI DSS
7 22 (0.54%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
8 21 (0.52%) COBIT
9 20 (0.49%) GDPR
10 15 (0.37%) ECSS
11 10 (0.25%) HMG Security Policy Framework
12 9 (0.22%) ISO 9001
12 9 (0.22%) Sarbanes-Oxley
13 8 (0.20%) ISO 13485
13 8 (0.20%) WCAG
14 7 (0.17%) Cyber Essentials
14 7 (0.17%) GAMP
15 6 (0.15%) Actionable Recommendations
16 5 (0.12%) RMADS
17 4 (0.099%) GCP
System Software
1 145 (3.57%) Active Directory
2 79 (1.95%) Docker
3 58 (1.43%) VMware Infrastructure
4 40 (0.99%) Hyper-V
5 34 (0.84%) HDFS
6 33 (0.81%) Firmware
7 20 (0.49%) VMware ESXi
8 18 (0.44%) NFS
9 15 (0.37%) Virtual Machines
10 9 (0.22%) Apache Flume
10 9 (0.22%) Virtual Desktop
10 9 (0.22%) vSphere
11 8 (0.20%) Microsoft App-V
11 8 (0.20%) SAP ITS
11 8 (0.20%) Terminal Services
12 7 (0.17%) VirtualBox
13 6 (0.15%) Oracle RAC
13 6 (0.15%) Samba
14 5 (0.12%) XenApp
15 4 (0.099%) Veritas Cluster Server
Systems Management
1 62 (1.53%) Ansible
2 52 (1.28%) Puppet
3 36 (0.89%) Opscode Chef
4 30 (0.74%) Kubernetes
5 25 (0.62%) Nagios
5 25 (0.62%) SCCM
6 20 (0.49%) HP Quality Center
7 10 (0.25%) SCOM
8 9 (0.22%) Cisco CME
8 9 (0.22%) Cisco UCCX
9 8 (0.20%) Salt
10 7 (0.17%) Grafana
10 7 (0.17%) Oozie
10 7 (0.17%) Terraform
11 6 (0.15%) Cisco CUCM
11 6 (0.15%) Prometheus
11 6 (0.15%) SCOrch
12 5 (0.12%) Cobbler
12 5 (0.12%) Nessus
12 5 (0.12%) Opsview
Vendors
1 691 (17.03%) Microsoft
2 335 (8.26%) Oracle
3 181 (4.46%) SAP
4 126 (3.10%) VMware
5 94 (2.32%) Cisco
6 69 (1.70%) Google
7 59 (1.45%) Salesforce.com
8 49 (1.21%) Adobe
9 42 (1.03%) Juniper
10 41 (1.01%) HP
11 38 (0.94%) Tableau
12 37 (0.91%) Sun
13 34 (0.84%) Citrix
14 33 (0.81%) Red Hat
15 32 (0.79%) Cognos
16 31 (0.76%) Capita
17 30 (0.74%) Palo Alto
17 30 (0.74%) Splunk
18 29 (0.71%) Hyperion
19 26 (0.64%) Twitter