Period
to 22 September 2020

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Southampton with a requirement for Degree qualifications. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered over the 6 months to 22 September 2020 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Academic Degree
Hampshire > Southampton
6 months to
22 Sep 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 12 19 12
Rank change year-on-year +7 -7 +1
Permanent jobs citing Degree 81 172 201
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in Southampton 15.98% 10.91% 14.52%
As % of the Qualifications category 55.86% 41.65% 56.30%
Number of salaries quoted 82 162 152
Median annual salary £40,500 £44,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -7.95% +10.00% +14.29%
10th Percentile £27,500 £22,750 £23,250
90th Percentile £62,500 £66,250 £60,000
Hampshire median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000

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 permanent job vacancies advertised in Southampton with a requirement for academic qualifications or professional certifications.

All Academic and Professional Certifications
Southampton
Permanent vacancies requiring academic qualifications or professional certifications 145 413 357
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Southampton 28.60% 26.21% 25.79%
Number of salaries quoted 134 378 264
Median annual salary £44,250 £45,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -1.67% +5.88% +18.06%
10th Percentile £28,175 £27,275 £27,500
90th Percentile £62,500 £64,000 £60,000
Hampshire median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000

Degree
Job Vacancy Trend in Southampton

Job postings citing Degree as a proportion of all IT jobs advertised in Southampton.

Job vacancy trend for Degree in Southampton

Degree
Salary Trend in Southampton

3-month moving average salary quoted in jobs citing Degree in Southampton.

Salary trend for Degree in Southampton

Degree
Salary Histogram in Southampton

Salary distribution for jobs citing Degree in Southampton over the 6 months to 22 September 2020.

Salary histogram for Degree in Southampton

For the 6 months to 22 September 2020, IT jobs citing Degree also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all permanent job ads across the Southampton region with a requirement for Degree.

1 36 (44.44%) Software Engineering
2 31 (38.27%) SQL
3 30 (37.04%) C#
4 29 (35.80%) Git (software)
5 27 (33.33%) C++
6 25 (30.86%) C
7 23 (28.40%) Azure
8 22 (27.16%) Computer Science
9 21 (25.93%) Windows
9 21 (25.93%) Finance
10 20 (24.69%) Linux
10 20 (24.69%) DevOps
11 19 (23.46%) MySQL
11 19 (23.46%) Test Automation
12 18 (22.22%) Computer Science Degree
13 17 (20.99%) T-SQL
14 16 (19.75%) OOP
14 16 (19.75%) Windows Server
15 15 (18.52%) OO
15 15 (18.52%) Java
15 15 (18.52%) Active Directory
15 15 (18.52%) JIRA
15 15 (18.52%) Confluence
16 14 (17.28%) Signal Processing
16 14 (17.28%) Mathematics
16 14 (17.28%) JavaScript
17 13 (16.05%) HTML
17 13 (16.05%) SQL Server
17 13 (16.05%) IIS
17 13 (16.05%) DNS

Degree
Co-occurring IT Skills in Southampton 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 15 (18.52%) Confluence
2 13 (16.05%) IIS
3 7 (8.64%) Elasticsearch
4 5 (6.17%) Apache
4 5 (6.17%) Apache Spark
5 3 (3.70%) SharePoint
6 2 (2.47%) Tomcat
Applications
1 6 (7.41%) Microsoft Office
2 2 (2.47%) Microsoft Excel
3 1 (1.23%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Cloud Services
1 23 (28.40%) Azure
2 8 (9.88%) GCP
3 5 (6.17%) AWS
3 5 (6.17%) GitHub
3 5 (6.17%) Office 365
3 5 (6.17%) Stackdriver
4 3 (3.70%) Asana
5 1 (1.23%) Power Platform
5 1 (1.23%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 13 (16.05%) DNS
2 6 (7.41%) 3G
2 6 (7.41%) 4G
3 5 (6.17%) 2G
4 4 (4.94%) VoIP
5 2 (2.47%) 5G
5 2 (2.47%) Firewall
5 2 (2.47%) LAN
5 2 (2.47%) Unified Communications
5 2 (2.47%) WAN
6 1 (1.23%) Bluetooth
6 1 (1.23%) Skype
6 1 (1.23%) Wi-Fi
6 1 (1.23%) ZigBee
Database & Business Intelligence
1 19 (23.46%) MySQL
2 13 (16.05%) SQL Server
3 5 (6.17%) PostgreSQL
4 4 (4.94%) Big Data
5 3 (3.70%) NoSQL
6 2 (2.47%) Hadoop
6 2 (2.47%) MongoDB
7 1 (1.23%) Power BI
7 1 (1.23%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 1 (1.23%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 29 (35.80%) Git (software)
2 15 (18.52%) JIRA
3 5 (6.17%) Gradle
3 5 (6.17%) Selenium
4 3 (3.70%) Cucumber
5 2 (2.47%) Fiddler
5 2 (2.47%) Jenkins
5 2 (2.47%) JMeter
5 2 (2.47%) SpecFlow
5 2 (2.47%) Team Foundation Server
5 2 (2.47%) Visual Studio
6 1 (1.23%) Bitbucket
General
1 21 (25.93%) Finance
2 9 (11.11%) Electronics
3 7 (8.64%) Public Sector
4 4 (4.94%) Games
4 4 (4.94%) Telecoms
5 3 (3.70%) Advertising
6 2 (2.47%) Aerospace
6 2 (2.47%) Police
7 1 (1.23%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 28 (34.57%) Developer
2 21 (25.93%) Software Developer
3 18 (22.22%) Software Engineer
4 16 (19.75%) Embedded Engineer
4 16 (19.75%) Embedded Software Engineer
5 15 (18.52%) Junior
5 15 (18.52%) Junior Developer
6 10 (12.35%) Graduate
6 10 (12.35%) Graduate Developer
6 10 (12.35%) Graduate Software Developer
6 10 (12.35%) Java Developer
6 10 (12.35%) Junior Software Developer
7 9 (11.11%) C# Developer
7 9 (11.11%) C# Software Developer
7 9 (11.11%) Senior Embedded Software Engineer
7 9 (11.11%) Senior Software Engineer
8 6 (7.41%) C++ Software Engineer
8 6 (7.41%) Embedded C++ Engineer
8 6 (7.41%) Embedded C++ Software Engineer
9 5 (6.17%) Junior Java Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (16.05%) HTML
2 12 (14.81%) .NET
3 9 (11.11%) CSS
4 7 (8.64%) Spring
4 7 (8.64%) Spring Boot
5 6 (7.41%) .NET Framework
6 5 (6.17%) AngularJS
6 5 (6.17%) ASP.NET
6 5 (6.17%) RabbitMQ
6 5 (6.17%) Spring Integration
7 3 (3.70%) .NET Core
7 3 (3.70%) CSS3
7 3 (3.70%) HTML5
7 3 (3.70%) XML
8 2 (2.47%) Gherkin
8 2 (2.47%) JSON
8 2 (2.47%) KnockoutJS
8 2 (2.47%) RESTful
8 2 (2.47%) Spring MVC
8 2 (2.47%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 12 (14.81%) Algorithms
2 10 (12.35%) Device Driver
2 10 (12.35%) SIMD
3 3 (3.70%) ASIC
3 3 (3.70%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
3 3 (3.70%) Mobile App
3 3 (3.70%) Verilog
3 3 (3.70%) VHDL
4 2 (2.47%) Analytical Skills
4 2 (2.47%) PMI
4 2 (2.47%) Replication
4 2 (2.47%) Self-Motivation
4 2 (2.47%) Video Conferencing
4 2 (2.47%) Virtual Team
5 1 (1.23%) Data Centre
5 1 (1.23%) Embedded Systems
5 1 (1.23%) GPGPU
5 1 (1.23%) Management Information System
5 1 (1.23%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 21 (25.93%) Windows
2 20 (24.69%) Linux
3 16 (19.75%) Windows Server
4 9 (11.11%) Embedded Linux
5 4 (4.94%) Android
6 3 (3.70%) Apple iOS
7 2 (2.47%) Windows 10
8 1 (1.23%) AIX
8 1 (1.23%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 1 (1.23%) Unix
8 1 (1.23%) Windows Server 2016
Processes & Methodologies
1 36 (44.44%) Software Engineering
2 22 (27.16%) Computer Science
3 20 (24.69%) DevOps
4 19 (23.46%) Test Automation
5 16 (19.75%) OOP
6 15 (18.52%) OO
7 14 (17.28%) Mathematics
7 14 (17.28%) Signal Processing
8 13 (16.05%) Fintech
8 13 (16.05%) TDD
9 10 (12.35%) Agile Software Development
9 10 (12.35%) Device Driver Development
9 10 (12.35%) Project Management
10 8 (9.88%) Embedded Software Development
11 6 (7.41%) Continuous Improvement
11 6 (7.41%) PRINCE2
12 5 (6.17%) ITSM
12 5 (6.17%) Microservices
12 5 (6.17%) Service Management
12 5 (6.17%) Software Testing
Programming Languages
1 31 (38.27%) SQL
2 30 (37.04%) C#
3 27 (33.33%) C++
4 25 (30.86%) C
5 17 (20.99%) T-SQL
6 15 (18.52%) Java
7 14 (17.28%) JavaScript
8 7 (8.64%) Python
9 5 (6.17%) MATLAB
9 5 (6.17%) Ruby
9 5 (6.17%) Scala
10 2 (2.47%) Go
11 1 (1.23%) Assembly Language
Qualifications
1 18 (22.22%) Computer Science Degree
2 5 (6.17%) ISEB
2 5 (6.17%) ISTQB
2 5 (6.17%) SC Cleared
2 5 (6.17%) Security Cleared
3 4 (4.94%) Cisco Certification
4 3 (3.70%) Master's Degree
5 2 (2.47%) APMP
5 2 (2.47%) CCNA
5 2 (2.47%) CCNP
5 2 (2.47%) MCSE
5 2 (2.47%) Microsoft Certification
5 2 (2.47%) Numerate Degree
5 2 (2.47%) PMI Certification
5 2 (2.47%) Postgraduate
5 2 (2.47%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (2.47%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 2 (2.47%) PCI DSS
2 1 (1.23%) GDPR
System Software
1 15 (18.52%) Active Directory
2 6 (7.41%) Firmware
3 1 (1.23%) Docker
3 1 (1.23%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (1.23%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 6 (7.41%) Terraform
2 5 (6.17%) Grafana
3 2 (2.47%) Kibana
Vendors
1 9 (11.11%) Microsoft
2 8 (9.88%) Google
3 5 (6.17%) ServiceNow
3 5 (6.17%) Splunk
4 3 (3.70%) Altera
4 3 (3.70%) Cadence
4 3 (3.70%) Cisco
4 3 (3.70%) HP
4 3 (3.70%) Mentor Graphics
4 3 (3.70%) SAP
4 3 (3.70%) Synopsys
4 3 (3.70%) VMware
4 3 (3.70%) Xilinx
5 2 (2.47%) Intel
5 2 (2.47%) ProCurve
5 2 (2.47%) Salesforce.com
6 1 (1.23%) 3PAR
6 1 (1.23%) Thunderhead