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

Academic Degree
England / South East
3 months to
22 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 13 12 13
Rank change year-on-year -1 +1  
Permanent jobs citing Degree 2012 2774 3117
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South East 13.79% 15.08% 14.60%
As % of the Qualifications category 48.67% 48.00% 46.46%
Number of salaries quoted 1661 2253 2309
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 4134 5779 6709
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the South East 28.33% 31.42% 31.43%
Number of salaries quoted 3367 4662 5145
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 22 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 22 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 0 432 £45,000 -5.26% 61
Hampshire -3 412 £42,500 +13.33% 51
Surrey -2 407 £44,000 +3.52% 59
Oxfordshire +3 239 £35,000 -19.54% 45
Buckinghamshire -2 177 £40,000 - 14
West Sussex +1 171 £40,000 - 21
East Sussex -9 89 £40,000 +33.33% 9
Kent -15 52 £38,750 -8.82% 11
Middlesex +7 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 22 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 1501 (37.68%) Computer Science
2 1130 (28.36%) Agile Software Development
3 936 (23.49%) SQL
4 933 (23.42%) C#
5 856 (21.49%) JavaScript
6 799 (20.06%) .NET
7 797 (20.01%) Software Engineering
8 778 (19.53%) Java
9 750 (18.83%) Microsoft
10 743 (18.65%) Computer Science Degree
11 711 (17.85%) SQL Server
12 692 (17.37%) HTML
13 652 (16.37%) Windows
14 649 (16.29%) Finance
15 627 (15.74%) CSS
16 626 (15.71%) Linux
17 625 (15.69%) C++
18 537 (13.48%) Analytical Skills
19 494 (12.40%) ASP.NET
20 470 (11.80%) Project Management
20 470 (11.80%) Mathematics
21 430 (10.79%) MVC
22 422 (10.59%) C
23 380 (9.54%) Web Services
24 372 (9.34%) Python
25 366 (9.19%) jQuery
26 358 (8.99%) Scrum
27 348 (8.73%) OO
28 324 (8.13%) AngularJS
29 316 (7.93%) 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
1 146 (3.66%) SharePoint
2 97 (2.43%) IIS
3 56 (1.41%) SAS
4 55 (1.38%) Tomcat
5 52 (1.31%) Apache Spark
6 51 (1.28%) Apache
7 45 (1.13%) CMS
8 40 (1.00%) Elasticsearch
9 36 (0.90%) 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 20 (0.50%) Skype for Business
15 17 (0.43%) BizTalk Server
15 17 (0.43%) WordPress
16 15 (0.38%) SharePoint Server
17 13 (0.33%) Drupal
18 12 (0.30%) Umbraco
Applications
1 220 (5.52%) Microsoft Office
2 209 (5.25%) Microsoft Excel
3 80 (2.01%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 64 (1.61%) Microsoft Project
5 38 (0.95%) 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
13 4 (0.10%) SPSS
14 3 (0.075%) Adobe Premiere
14 3 (0.075%) AutoCAD
14 3 (0.075%) SOLIDWORKS
Business Applications
1 60 (1.51%) 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%) Magento
6 8 (0.20%) NetSuite
7 7 (0.18%) Dynamics NAV
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
1 168 (4.22%) Microsoft Azure
2 160 (4.02%) Amazon AWS
3 154 (3.87%) SaaS
4 81 (2.03%) Office 365
5 62 (1.56%) PaaS
6 53 (1.33%) 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 11 (0.28%) 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
16 6 (0.15%) Oracle CX
16 6 (0.15%) Oracle Service Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 151 (3.79%) Internet
2 139 (3.49%) Firewall
3 121 (3.04%) TCP/IP
4 96 (2.41%) DNS
5 81 (2.03%) Wireless
6 80 (2.01%) HTTP
7 70 (1.76%) LAN
8 63 (1.58%) WAN
9 58 (1.46%) VPN
10 57 (1.43%) DHCP
11 51 (1.28%) VoIP
12 47 (1.18%) FTP
12 47 (1.18%) Network Security
13 40 (1.00%) Wi-Fi
14 36 (0.90%) Cisco ASA
15 35 (0.88%) Ethernet
15 35 (0.88%) IPsec
15 35 (0.88%) SAN
16 33 (0.83%) SSL
17 29 (0.73%) LDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 711 (17.85%) SQL Server
2 248 (6.22%) Relational Database
3 197 (4.94%) Big Data
4 193 (4.84%) MySQL
5 96 (2.41%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 83 (2.08%) Hadoop
7 81 (2.03%) Data Warehouse
8 78 (1.96%) NoSQL
8 78 (1.96%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 62 (1.56%) SQL Server 2008
10 58 (1.46%) Data Mining
11 52 (1.31%) Apache Cassandra
12 46 (1.15%) Oracle Database
13 43 (1.08%) Power BI
14 42 (1.05%) Apache Hive
14 42 (1.05%) GIS
15 39 (0.98%) PostgreSQL
16 36 (0.90%) BusinessObjects
17 35 (0.88%) MS Access
17 35 (0.88%) QlikView
Development Applications
1 247 (6.20%) Git (software)
2 186 (4.67%) Visual Studio
3 153 (3.84%) JIRA
4 140 (3.51%) Selenium
5 124 (3.11%) Jenkins
6 116 (2.91%) Subversion
7 109 (2.74%) Team Foundation Server
8 73 (1.83%) Maven
9 71 (1.78%) Eclipse
10 57 (1.43%) Bugzilla
11 54 (1.36%) Trac
12 41 (1.03%) IntelliJ
12 41 (1.03%) JSUnit
13 39 (0.98%) WebDriver
14 35 (0.88%) NUnit
15 29 (0.73%) JUnit
15 29 (0.73%) NetBeans
16 26 (0.65%) Cucumber
17 21 (0.53%) Gradle
17 21 (0.53%) JMeter
General
1 649 (16.29%) Finance
2 300 (7.53%) Telecoms
3 298 (7.48%) Marketing
4 211 (5.30%) Electronics
5 130 (3.26%) Manufacturing
6 116 (2.91%) Retail
7 99 (2.48%) Automotive
8 87 (2.18%) Banking
9 84 (2.11%) Legal
10 73 (1.83%) Aerospace
11 51 (1.28%) Games
12 47 (1.18%) French Language
12 47 (1.18%) German Language
13 42 (1.05%) Spanish Language
14 35 (0.88%) Advertising
15 25 (0.63%) Law
16 24 (0.60%) Dutch Language
17 23 (0.58%) Italian Language
18 22 (0.55%) Pharmaceutical
19 20 (0.50%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 1372 (34.44%) Developer
2 504 (12.65%) Analyst
3 373 (9.36%) .NET Developer
4 372 (9.34%) Graduate
5 368 (9.24%) Software Developer
6 321 (8.06%) C# Developer
7 300 (7.53%) Junior
8 272 (6.83%) Software Engineer
9 231 (5.80%) Consultant
10 216 (5.42%) Java Developer
11 210 (5.27%) C# .NET Developer
12 203 (5.10%) Senior Developer
13 202 (5.07%) Junior Developer
14 184 (4.62%) Graduate Developer
15 152 (3.82%) Project Manager
16 141 (3.54%) SQL Developer
17 140 (3.51%) .NET Software Developer
18 132 (3.31%) Web Developer
19 130 (3.26%) Business Analyst
20 124 (3.11%) ASP.NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 799 (20.06%) .NET
2 692 (17.37%) HTML
3 627 (15.74%) CSS
4 494 (12.40%) ASP.NET
5 380 (9.54%) Web Services
6 366 (9.19%) jQuery
7 324 (8.13%) AngularJS
8 310 (7.78%) XML
9 268 (6.73%) ASP.NET MVC
10 205 (5.15%) REST
11 168 (4.22%) HTML5
12 164 (4.12%) .NET Framework
13 149 (3.74%) Spring
14 129 (3.24%) Ajax
15 126 (3.16%) WCF
16 120 (3.01%) JSON
17 105 (2.64%) ASP.NET Web API
17 105 (2.64%) React
18 95 (2.38%) Twitter Bootstrap
19 92 (2.31%) CSS3
Miscellaneous
1 1501 (37.68%) Computer Science
2 537 (13.48%) Analytical Skills
3 169 (4.24%) Management Information System
4 158 (3.97%) 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 48 (1.20%) Virtual Team
12 47 (1.18%) Greenfield Project
13 43 (1.08%) Embedded Systems
14 38 (0.95%) Contactless
14 38 (0.95%) Semantic Web
15 34 (0.85%) PMI
16 32 (0.80%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
16 32 (0.80%) PKI
16 32 (0.80%) VHDL
17 30 (0.75%) iPad
Operating Systems
1 652 (16.37%) Windows
2 626 (15.71%) Linux
3 214 (5.37%) Unix
4 157 (3.94%) Android
5 156 (3.92%) Windows Server
6 130 (3.26%) Apple iOS
7 63 (1.58%) Windows Server 2012
8 50 (1.26%) Windows Server 2008
9 47 (1.18%) Solaris
10 40 (1.00%) Windows 7
11 37 (0.93%) CentOS
12 34 (0.85%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
13 33 (0.83%) Windows 8
14 31 (0.78%) Mac OS X
15 30 (0.75%) Ubuntu
16 26 (0.65%) VxWorks
17 25 (0.63%) Mac OS
18 22 (0.55%) Windows 10
19 17 (0.43%) Windows XP
20 14 (0.35%) Embedded Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 1130 (28.36%) Agile Software Development
2 797 (20.01%) Software Engineering
3 470 (11.80%) Mathematics
3 470 (11.80%) Project Management
4 430 (10.79%) MVC
5 358 (8.99%) Scrum
6 348 (8.73%) OO
7 316 (7.93%) ITIL
8 297 (7.45%) Test Automation
9 285 (7.15%) Web Development
10 267 (6.70%) TDD
11 257 (6.45%) Business Intelligence
12 252 (6.33%) Mentoring
13 232 (5.82%) SDLC
14 198 (4.97%) CRM
14 198 (4.97%) Unit Testing
15 191 (4.79%) OOP
16 190 (4.77%) Physics
16 190 (4.77%) PRINCE2
17 176 (4.42%) Analytics
Programming Languages
1 936 (23.49%) SQL
2 933 (23.42%) C#
3 856 (21.49%) JavaScript
4 778 (19.53%) Java
5 625 (15.69%) C++
6 422 (10.59%) C
7 372 (9.34%) Python
8 226 (5.67%) PHP
9 153 (3.84%) VB.NET
10 125 (3.14%) Perl
10 125 (3.14%) T-SQL
11 106 (2.66%) Ruby
12 98 (2.46%) PowerShell
13 85 (2.13%) R
14 77 (1.93%) MATLAB
15 72 (1.81%) PL/SQL
16 67 (1.68%) Shell Script
17 63 (1.58%) Objective-C
18 55 (1.38%) Embedded C
18 55 (1.38%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 743 (18.65%) Computer Science Degree
2 214 (5.37%) Security Cleared
3 175 (4.39%) Master's Degree
4 135 (3.39%) SC Cleared
5 125 (3.14%) Microsoft Certification
6 112 (2.81%) Numerate Degree
7 98 (2.46%) ISTQB
8 87 (2.18%) CISSP
9 83 (2.08%) PhD
10 79 (1.98%) PMI Certification
11 74 (1.86%) ISEB
12 72 (1.81%) Cisco Certification
13 67 (1.68%) CISM
14 58 (1.46%) PMP
15 51 (1.28%) HND
16 45 (1.13%) CCNA
17 43 (1.08%) MBA
18 40 (1.00%) DV Cleared
18 40 (1.00%) MCSE
19 35 (0.88%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 287 (7.20%) QA
2 94 (2.36%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 66 (1.66%) PCI DSS
4 60 (1.51%) SLA
5 44 (1.10%) 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
12 6 (0.15%) SSAE 16
13 5 (0.13%) IEC 61508
13 5 (0.13%) ISO 26262
System Software
1 150 (3.77%) Active Directory
2 101 (2.54%) VMware Infrastructure
3 52 (1.31%) Docker
4 48 (1.20%) Firmware
5 45 (1.13%) Virtual Machines
6 38 (0.95%) Hyper-V
7 21 (0.53%) Apache ZooKeeper
8 20 (0.50%) XenApp
9 18 (0.45%) Oracle RAC
9 18 (0.45%) Terminal Services
10 9 (0.23%) MetaFrame
11 7 (0.18%) VMware ESXi
12 6 (0.15%) LXC
13 5 (0.13%) HDFS
13 5 (0.13%) NFS
13 5 (0.13%) Virtual Servers
14 4 (0.10%) Citrix Presentation Server
14 4 (0.10%) Terminal Server
14 4 (0.10%) Virtual Desktop
15 3 (0.075%) KVM
Systems Management
1 70 (1.76%) Ansible
2 47 (1.18%) 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%) Nagios
8 17 (0.43%) Kubernetes
9 16 (0.40%) HAProxy
10 10 (0.25%) Graphite
11 9 (0.23%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
11 9 (0.23%) Prometheus
12 8 (0.20%) SCDPM
13 7 (0.18%) Icinga
13 7 (0.18%) Nmap
13 7 (0.18%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
13 7 (0.18%) Oracle RMAN
14 6 (0.15%) Hadoop YARN
14 6 (0.15%) Oozie
14 6 (0.15%) SolarWinds Orion
Vendors
1 750 (18.83%) Microsoft
2 311 (7.81%) Oracle
3 165 (4.14%) VMware
4 135 (3.39%) SAP
5 127 (3.19%) Cisco
6 71 (1.78%) Red Hat
7 67 (1.68%) HP
8 58 (1.46%) Citrix
9 39 (0.98%) IBM
10 36 (0.90%) Salesforce.com
11 33 (0.83%) EMC
12 32 (0.80%) Adobe
13 31 (0.78%) Juniper
14 29 (0.73%) Tableau
15 28 (0.70%) Hyperion
16 26 (0.65%) Google
16 26 (0.65%) Sun
16 26 (0.65%) Zend
17 23 (0.58%) CheckPoint
18 21 (0.53%) Twitter
Bicester, Oxfordshire
MARS Technical Recruitment
Salary: From £40,000 to £45,000 per annum plus benefits
Posted: 12 hours ago
Reading, Berkshire
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 55,000-65,000
Posted: 11 hours ago
Guildford, Surrey
Client Server
Salary: £35k to £50k + bonus + benefits
Posted: 12 hours ago
Guildford, Surrey
Digitech Resourcing Ltd
Salary: From £25,000 to £30,000 per annum + Package
Posted: 10 hours ago
Reigate, Surrey
Client Server
Salary: £60k to £70k + benefits
Posted: 12 hours ago
Wokingham, Berkshire
Austin Fraser
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Kent
Client Server
Salary: £40k to £45k + benefits
Posted: 19 hours ago
Reigate, Surrey
TLP Consultancy Ltd.
Salary: £40000 - £48000 per annum + excellent package
Posted: 18 hours ago
Southampton, Hampshire
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £18000 - £25000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Surrey
Premier IT
Salary: £35000 - £40000.00 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Reading, Berkshire
Digital Decision
Salary: From £60,000 to £65,000 per annum Bonus and Car Allowance
Posted: Yesterday
Weybridge, Surrey
Client Server
Salary: £50k to £60k + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Fareham, Hampshire
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £24000 - £26000 per annum + training & benefits
Posted: 16 hours ago
Oxford, Oxfordshire
MARS Technical Recruitment
Salary: From £28,000 to £35,000 per annum plus exceptional benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Oxford, Oxfordshire
Yoh
Posted: Yesterday
Oxfordshire
Yoh
Salary: £25000 - £35000.00 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Worthing, West Sussex
Stratospherec
Salary: From £25,000 to £48,000 per annum Bens incl Pension, Healthcare, Bonus
Posted: Yesterday
Woking, Surrey
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum, Benefits Excellent Benefit and 10% Bonus
Posted: 14 hours ago
Longfield, Kent
Searchability
Salary: £22000 - £26000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Bracknell, Berkshire
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Havant, Hampshire
Stratospherec
Salary: Up to £22,000 per annum
Posted: 13 hours ago
Southampton, Hampshire
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £50000 - £70000 per annum + Bonus and Excellent Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Reading, Berkshire
ReThink Recruitment
Salary: £50000 - £55000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Havant, Hampshire
Stepstone
Salary: Competitive Salary plus generous benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Fleet, Hampshire
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £45000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Woking, Surrey
Client Server
Salary: £30k to £40k + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Brighton, East Sussex
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: Circa £75K Plus Bonus & Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Burgess Hill, West Sussex
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £40000 - £55000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Richmond, Surrey
Ashdown IT
Salary: £28000 - £32000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Uckfield, East Sussex
Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £35000 - £55000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago