Period
to 17 February 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 17 February 2020 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Academic Degree
Hampshire > Southampton
6 months to
17 Feb 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 19 19 13
Rank change year-on-year 0 -6 +4
Permanent jobs citing Degree 170 173 250
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Southampton 11.16% 12.95% 13.64%
As % of the Qualifications category 45.45% 47.01% 52.30%
Number of salaries quoted 160 135 211
Southampton median annual salary £35,000 £47,500 £32,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -26.32% +46.15% -16.67%
10th Percentile £21,250 £28,250 £19,750
90th Percentile £63,750 £62,500 £53,750
Hampshire median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +5.88% +6.25% +3.90%

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 374 368 478
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Southampton 24.56% 27.54% 26.08%
Number of salaries quoted 338 292 414
Southampton median annual salary £45,000 £47,500 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -5.26% +35.71% -20.45%
10th Percentile £26,250 £28,250 £22,500
90th Percentile £63,750 £67,250 £52,500
Hampshire median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £41,000
% change year-on-year +5.56% +9.76% -3.53%

Degree
Job Vacancy Trend in Southampton

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

Job vacancy trend for Degree in Southampton

Degree
Salary Trend in Southampton

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Degree in Southampton.

Salary trend for Degree in Southampton

Degree
Salary Histogram in Southampton

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Degree in Southampton over the 6 months to 17 February 2020.

Salary histogram for Degree in Southampton

For the 6 months to 17 February 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 87 (51.18%) Computer Science
2 68 (40.00%) C#
3 53 (31.18%) Java
4 50 (29.41%) Agile Software Development
5 47 (27.65%) Software Engineering
5 47 (27.65%) SQL
6 38 (22.35%) Computer Science Degree
7 36 (21.18%) Mathematics
8 34 (20.00%) JavaScript
9 33 (19.41%) C
10 32 (18.82%) C++
11 30 (17.65%) Self-Motivation
12 29 (17.06%) SQL Server
13 28 (16.47%) Linux
14 25 (14.71%) HTML
14 25 (14.71%) Microsoft
14 25 (14.71%) Test Automation
15 24 (14.12%) DevOps
16 23 (13.53%) AWS
17 22 (12.94%) Azure
18 21 (12.35%) Windows
19 20 (11.76%) CSS
19 20 (11.76%) JIRA
20 19 (11.18%) Python
21 18 (10.59%) OOP
21 18 (10.59%) SAP
21 18 (10.59%) .NET
21 18 (10.59%) Artificial Intelligence
21 18 (10.59%) Data Science
22 17 (10.00%) Confluence

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 17 (10.00%) Confluence
2 7 (4.12%) Elasticsearch
3 1 (0.59%) Apache
3 1 (0.59%) IIS
3 1 (0.59%) Tomcat
Applications
1 5 (2.94%) Microsoft Excel
2 3 (1.76%) Chatbot
2 3 (1.76%) MS Visio
3 2 (1.18%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 2 (1.18%) Magento
1 2 (1.18%) Shopify
Cloud Services
1 23 (13.53%) AWS
2 22 (12.94%) Azure
3 15 (8.82%) SaaS
4 8 (4.71%) Power Platform
5 5 (2.94%) IaaS
6 3 (1.76%) AWS CloudFormation
6 3 (1.76%) Cloud Computing
6 3 (1.76%) DigitalOcean
7 2 (1.18%) PaaS
8 1 (0.59%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 7 (4.12%) Firewall
1 7 (4.12%) Network Security
2 5 (2.94%) LAN
3 2 (1.18%) CTI
3 2 (1.18%) IGMP
3 2 (1.18%) Internet
3 2 (1.18%) RTP
3 2 (1.18%) VoIP
3 2 (1.18%) Wireless
4 1 (0.59%) HTTP
4 1 (0.59%) Intranet
4 1 (0.59%) Skype
4 1 (0.59%) TCP/IP
4 1 (0.59%) WAN
4 1 (0.59%) WebEx
4 1 (0.59%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 29 (17.06%) SQL Server
2 9 (5.29%) Big Data
3 8 (4.71%) Power BI
4 5 (2.94%) RDBMS
4 5 (2.94%) Relational Database
5 4 (2.35%) Oracle Database
6 3 (1.76%) Geospatial Data
6 3 (1.76%) Oracle Database 11g
6 3 (1.76%) SQL Server 2008
6 3 (1.76%) SQL Server 2017
7 2 (1.18%) Oracle Database 10g
7 2 (1.18%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 1 (0.59%) MySQL
8 1 (0.59%) Oracle Database 12c
8 1 (0.59%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 20 (11.76%) JIRA
2 16 (9.41%) Cucumber
3 15 (8.82%) Selenium
4 11 (6.47%) Git (software)
5 7 (4.12%) Fiddler
5 7 (4.12%) Jenkins
5 7 (4.12%) LINQPad
5 7 (4.12%) Postman
6 4 (2.35%) SpecFlow
7 3 (1.76%) Grunt
7 3 (1.76%) gulp
8 2 (1.18%) Atlassian Bamboo
8 2 (1.18%) Bitbucket
General
1 13 (7.65%) Public Sector
2 9 (5.29%) Electronics
3 7 (4.12%) Advertising
3 7 (4.12%) Finance
4 6 (3.53%) Marketing
4 6 (3.53%) Retail
5 5 (2.94%) Telecoms
6 4 (2.35%) Aerospace
6 4 (2.35%) Games
7 3 (1.76%) Manufacturing
8 1 (0.59%) Military
Job Titles
1 36 (21.18%) Developer
2 31 (18.24%) Software Engineer
3 21 (12.35%) Software Developer
4 20 (11.76%) Graduate
5 17 (10.00%) Analyst
6 12 (7.06%) Applications Support
6 12 (7.06%) Graduate Software Engineer
6 12 (7.06%) Test Analyst
7 11 (6.47%) Junior
8 9 (5.29%) Java Developer
8 9 (5.29%) Test Engineer
9 8 (4.71%) DevOps Engineer
9 8 (4.71%) Support Engineer
10 7 (4.12%) Architect
10 7 (4.12%) Azure DevOps Engineer
10 7 (4.12%) Azure Engineer
10 7 (4.12%) Embedded Engineer
10 7 (4.12%) Embedded Software Engineer
10 7 (4.12%) Implementation Specialist
10 7 (4.12%) Java Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 25 (14.71%) HTML
2 20 (11.76%) CSS
3 18 (10.59%) .NET
4 11 (6.47%) JSON
4 11 (6.47%) XML
5 10 (5.88%) Web Services
6 8 (4.71%) ASP.NET
7 6 (3.53%) Spring
8 5 (2.94%) .NET Framework
8 5 (2.94%) REST
8 5 (2.94%) RESTful
9 4 (2.35%) AngularJS
10 3 (1.76%) Angular 2
10 3 (1.76%) Backbone.js
10 3 (1.76%) Ember.js
10 3 (1.76%) jQuery
10 3 (1.76%) Node.js
10 3 (1.76%) React
10 3 (1.76%) Sass
10 3 (1.76%) Vue.js
Miscellaneous
1 30 (17.65%) Self-Motivation
2 14 (8.24%) Analytical Skills
3 11 (6.47%) Enterprise Cloud
4 9 (5.29%) Greenfield Project
4 9 (5.29%) Replication
5 5 (2.94%) Mobile App
6 4 (2.35%) Algorithms
6 4 (2.35%) Client/Server
6 4 (2.35%) Embedded Systems
6 4 (2.35%) Mainframe
6 4 (2.35%) Management Information System
6 4 (2.35%) User Experience
7 3 (1.76%) CMDB
7 3 (1.76%) Device Driver
7 3 (1.76%) Learning Management System
7 3 (1.76%) Public Cloud
7 3 (1.76%) VHDL
8 2 (1.18%) ASIC
8 2 (1.18%) Verilog
9 1 (0.59%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
Operating Systems
1 28 (16.47%) Linux
2 21 (12.35%) Windows
3 10 (5.88%) Windows Server
4 7 (4.12%) VMS
5 4 (2.35%) Android
5 4 (2.35%) Apple iOS
5 4 (2.35%) Unix
6 3 (1.76%) Embedded Linux
7 1 (0.59%) Windows 10
7 1 (0.59%) Windows 7
7 1 (0.59%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 87 (51.18%) Computer Science
2 50 (29.41%) Agile Software Development
3 47 (27.65%) Software Engineering
4 36 (21.18%) Mathematics
5 25 (14.71%) Test Automation
6 24 (14.12%) DevOps
7 18 (10.59%) Artificial Intelligence
7 18 (10.59%) Data Science
7 18 (10.59%) OOP
8 16 (9.41%) Problem-Solving
9 15 (8.82%) Physics
10 14 (8.24%) Scrum
10 14 (8.24%) Time Management
11 13 (7.65%) Waterfall
12 12 (7.06%) Project Management
13 11 (6.47%) Business Intelligence
13 11 (6.47%) Machine Learning
14 10 (5.88%) ITIL
14 10 (5.88%) Manual Testing
15 9 (5.29%) Software Testing
Programming Languages
1 68 (40.00%) C#
2 53 (31.18%) Java
3 47 (27.65%) SQL
4 34 (20.00%) JavaScript
5 33 (19.41%) C
6 32 (18.82%) C++
7 19 (11.18%) Python
8 13 (7.65%) Ruby
9 10 (5.88%) PowerShell
10 5 (2.94%) PHP
11 4 (2.35%) Scala
12 3 (1.76%) MATLAB
12 3 (1.76%) TypeScript
13 2 (1.18%) Shell Script
13 2 (1.18%) T-SQL
13 2 (1.18%) VBA
14 1 (0.59%) Embedded C
14 1 (0.59%) Go
14 1 (0.59%) R
Qualifications
1 38 (22.35%) Computer Science Degree
2 17 (10.00%) ISEB
3 13 (7.65%) ISTQB
4 8 (4.71%) Security Cleared
5 7 (4.12%) SC Cleared
6 6 (3.53%) DV Cleared
7 5 (2.94%) Master's Degree
8 4 (2.35%) Numerate Degree
9 3 (1.76%) MCP
10 1 (0.59%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (4.12%) QA
2 2 (1.18%) Data Quality
3 1 (0.59%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (0.59%) JSP 440
3 1 (0.59%) NCSC
3 1 (0.59%) PMO
3 1 (0.59%) SLA
System Software
1 9 (5.29%) Docker
2 3 (1.76%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (0.59%) Active Directory
3 1 (0.59%) Firmware
3 1 (0.59%) Oracle RAC
Systems Management
1 7 (4.12%) Kibana
2 5 (2.94%) Ansible
2 5 (2.94%) Opscode Chef
2 5 (2.94%) Puppet
3 3 (1.76%) Terraform
4 2 (1.18%) Nagios
4 2 (1.18%) Salt
5 1 (0.59%) Data Guard
5 1 (0.59%) Kubernetes
5 1 (0.59%) Oracle RMAN
Vendors
1 25 (14.71%) Microsoft
2 18 (10.59%) SAP
3 8 (4.71%) Google
3 8 (4.71%) Oracle
4 5 (2.94%) HubSpot
5 4 (2.35%) Xilinx
6 3 (1.76%) VMware
7 2 (1.18%) Altera
7 2 (1.18%) Atlassian
7 2 (1.18%) BMC
7 2 (1.18%) CA
7 2 (1.18%) Cadence
7 2 (1.18%) Guidewire
7 2 (1.18%) IBM
7 2 (1.18%) Synopsys
7 2 (1.18%) Talend
8 1 (0.59%) Atmel
8 1 (0.59%) Mentor Graphics