Period
to 18 December 2017

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 18 December 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Academic Degree
Hampshire > Southampton
6 months to
18 Dec 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 14 13 31
Rank change year-on-year -1 +18 -17
Permanent jobs citing Degree 242 185 114
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Southampton 14.56% 13.93% 8.13%
As % of the Qualifications category 55.25% 43.33% 32.11%
Number of salaries quoted 212 171 103
Southampton median annual salary £32,500 £40,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -18.75% -11.11% +28.57%
10th Percentile £19,750 £21,250 £23,750
90th Percentile £64,875 £60,000 £62,250
Hampshire median annual salary £40,000 £37,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +6.67% -6.25% +0.95%

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 438 427 355
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Southampton 26.35% 32.15% 25.30%
Number of salaries quoted 391 385 323
Southampton median annual salary £35,000 £42,500 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -17.65% - +6.25%
10th Percentile £22,500 £26,250 £26,050
90th Percentile £53,750 £60,000 £61,750
Hampshire median annual salary £40,000 £41,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year -3.61% -2.35% +2.41%

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 18 December 2017.

Salary histogram for Degree in Southampton

For the 6 months to 18 December 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 Southampton region with a requirement for Degree.

1 176 (72.73%) Computer Science
2 107 (44.21%) C#
3 103 (42.56%) Software Engineering
4 98 (40.50%) Computer Science Degree
5 87 (35.95%) Java
6 69 (28.51%) SQL
7 67 (27.69%) C++
8 56 (23.14%) .NET
9 55 (22.73%) Agile Software Development
10 53 (21.90%) HTML
11 48 (19.83%) CSS
12 47 (19.42%) JavaScript
13 45 (18.60%) SQL Server
14 43 (17.77%) Greenfield Project
15 41 (16.94%) AngularJS
16 36 (14.88%) Windows
17 31 (12.81%) C
17 31 (12.81%) Amazon AWS
18 29 (11.98%) OOP
19 28 (11.57%) Electronics
20 27 (11.16%) JUnit
20 27 (11.16%) Mathematics
21 26 (10.74%) Big Data
22 25 (10.33%) SaaS
22 25 (10.33%) Linux
22 25 (10.33%) Microsoft Azure
23 24 (9.92%) ASP.NET
23 24 (9.92%) ASP.NET Web API
24 22 (9.09%) Physics
24 22 (9.09%) Web Development

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 5 (2.07%) CMS
1 5 (2.07%) EPiServer
2 1 (0.41%) GeoServer
2 1 (0.41%) JBoss
2 1 (0.41%) WildFly
Applications
1 5 (2.07%) Microsoft Excel
2 1 (0.41%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 31 (12.81%) Amazon AWS
2 25 (10.33%) Microsoft Azure
2 25 (10.33%) SaaS
3 4 (1.65%) Cloud Computing
3 4 (1.65%) Google Cloud Platform
Communications & Networking
1 5 (2.07%) BGP
1 5 (2.07%) OSPF
2 4 (1.65%) Firewall
2 4 (1.65%) TCP/IP
3 3 (1.24%) 5G
3 3 (1.24%) Fibre Channel
3 3 (1.24%) Internet
3 3 (1.24%) IPsec
3 3 (1.24%) IPv4
3 3 (1.24%) IPv6
3 3 (1.24%) Network Security
3 3 (1.24%) Unified Communications
4 2 (0.83%) GPRS
4 2 (0.83%) PSTN
4 2 (0.83%) VLAN
4 2 (0.83%) VPN
4 2 (0.83%) Wi-Fi
4 2 (0.83%) Wireless
4 2 (0.83%) ZigBee
5 1 (0.41%) SNMP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 45 (18.60%) SQL Server
2 26 (10.74%) Big Data
3 19 (7.85%) Hadoop
4 15 (6.20%) NoSQL
5 8 (3.31%) MS Access
6 4 (1.65%) MongoDB
7 2 (0.83%) Relational Database
8 1 (0.41%) Essbase
8 1 (0.41%) Oracle BI EE
8 1 (0.41%) Power BI
8 1 (0.41%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 1 (0.41%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 27 (11.16%) JUnit
2 15 (6.20%) Eclipse
2 15 (6.20%) Subversion
3 12 (4.96%) Selenium
3 12 (4.96%) WebDriver
4 3 (1.24%) Git (software)
5 2 (0.83%) Jenkins
6 1 (0.41%) LabVIEW
General
1 28 (11.57%) Electronics
2 16 (6.61%) Finance
3 12 (4.96%) Military
4 8 (3.31%) Telecoms
5 5 (2.07%) Marketing
6 2 (0.83%) Aerospace
7 1 (0.41%) Games
7 1 (0.41%) Retail
Job Titles
1 85 (35.12%) Developer
2 77 (31.82%) Graduate
3 59 (24.38%) Software Engineer
4 47 (19.42%) Junior
4 47 (19.42%) Senior Developer
5 38 (15.70%) Java Developer
6 30 (12.40%) Graduate Software Engineer
7 27 (11.16%) Implementation Specialist
8 26 (10.74%) Junior Software Engineer
8 26 (10.74%) Software Developer
9 24 (9.92%) C++ Software Engineer
10 23 (9.50%) C# Developer
11 20 (8.26%) Junior Developer
12 18 (7.44%) Graduate Developer
12 18 (7.44%) Java Software Developer
13 16 (6.61%) .NET Developer
14 15 (6.20%) Analyst
14 15 (6.20%) Senior Java Developer
15 13 (5.37%) C# .NET Developer
16 12 (4.96%) QA Test Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 56 (23.14%) .NET
2 53 (21.90%) HTML
3 48 (19.83%) CSS
4 41 (16.94%) AngularJS
5 24 (9.92%) ASP.NET
5 24 (9.92%) ASP.NET Web API
6 20 (8.26%) RESTful
7 19 (7.85%) J2EE
8 18 (7.44%) HTML5
8 18 (7.44%) Node.js
8 18 (7.44%) Web Services
9 16 (6.61%) .NET Framework
10 15 (6.20%) CSS3
10 15 (6.20%) SWT
10 15 (6.20%) XML
11 13 (5.37%) REST
11 13 (5.37%) Spring
12 12 (4.96%) ASP.NET MVC
12 12 (4.96%) React Native
13 11 (4.55%) ASP.NET Web Forms
Miscellaneous
1 176 (72.73%) Computer Science
2 43 (17.77%) Greenfield Project
3 18 (7.44%) Analytical Skills
4 15 (6.20%) Mobile App
5 6 (2.48%) Management Information System
6 4 (1.65%) Public Cloud
7 3 (1.24%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
7 3 (1.24%) VHDL
8 2 (0.83%) Arduino
8 2 (0.83%) Life Science
8 2 (0.83%) Raspberry Pi
9 1 (0.41%) CESG
9 1 (0.41%) Data Centre
9 1 (0.41%) EPoS
Operating Systems
1 36 (14.88%) Windows
2 25 (10.33%) Linux
3 17 (7.02%) Unix
4 15 (6.20%) Mac OS
5 12 (4.96%) Apple iOS
6 6 (2.48%) Windows Server
7 1 (0.41%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 103 (42.56%) Software Engineering
2 55 (22.73%) Agile Software Development
3 29 (11.98%) OOP
4 27 (11.16%) Mathematics
5 22 (9.09%) Physics
5 22 (9.09%) Web Development
6 21 (8.68%) MVC
7 17 (7.02%) OO
8 16 (6.61%) Scrum
8 16 (6.61%) TDD
9 15 (6.20%) BDD
10 14 (5.79%) Coaching
11 13 (5.37%) Machine Learning
11 13 (5.37%) Project Management
12 12 (4.96%) Manual Testing
12 12 (4.96%) Open Source
12 12 (4.96%) Test Automation
13 9 (3.72%) Collaborative Working
13 9 (3.72%) Stakeholder Engagement
13 9 (3.72%) TOGAF
Programming Languages
1 107 (44.21%) C#
2 87 (35.95%) Java
3 69 (28.51%) SQL
4 67 (27.69%) C++
5 47 (19.42%) JavaScript
6 31 (12.81%) C
7 16 (6.61%) F#
8 12 (4.96%) PHP
9 11 (4.55%) VC++
10 10 (4.13%) Python
11 8 (3.31%) VB.NET
12 4 (1.65%) Go
12 4 (1.65%) PowerShell
13 3 (1.24%) Bash Shell
13 3 (1.24%) Perl
13 3 (1.24%) R
14 2 (0.83%) TypeScript
15 1 (0.41%) Ada
15 1 (0.41%) Fortran
Qualifications
1 98 (40.50%) Computer Science Degree
2 17 (7.02%) Security Cleared
3 16 (6.61%) PhD
4 14 (5.79%) SC Cleared
5 8 (3.31%) Oracle Certification
6 7 (2.89%) PRINCE2 Certification
7 6 (2.48%) HND
8 5 (2.07%) DV Cleared
9 4 (1.65%) Master's Degree
9 4 (1.65%) NVQ Level 4
10 3 (1.24%) Six Sigma Black Belt
10 3 (1.24%) Six Sigma Master Black Belt
11 2 (0.83%) APMP
11 2 (0.83%) CCNA
11 2 (0.83%) CCNP
11 2 (0.83%) Cisco Certification
11 2 (0.83%) JNCIA
11 2 (0.83%) JNCIS
12 1 (0.41%) CBAP
12 1 (0.41%) Six Sigma Green Belt
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (5.37%) QA
2 4 (1.65%) GCP
3 1 (0.41%) Data Quality
System Software
1 4 (1.65%) Active Directory
1 4 (1.65%) Docker
2 1 (0.41%) Hyper-V
Vendors
1 21 (8.68%) Oracle
2 11 (4.55%) Microsoft
3 8 (3.31%) Sun
4 5 (2.07%) Cisco
5 3 (1.24%) Extreme Networks
5 3 (1.24%) Palo Alto
5 3 (1.24%) SolarWinds
6 2 (0.83%) Brocade
6 2 (0.83%) Juniper
6 2 (0.83%) Salesforce.com
6 2 (0.83%) Sitecore
7 1 (0.41%) Red Hat