Period
to 24 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Suffolk with a requirement for Degree qualifications. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered over the 6 months to 24 November 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Academic Degree
East of England > Suffolk
6 months to
24 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 14 14 12
Rank change year-on-year 0 -2 +2
Permanent jobs citing Degree 74 139 113
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Suffolk 13.17% 14.17% 12.54%
As % of the Qualifications category 45.12% 47.12% 48.29%
Number of salaries quoted 72 151 87
Suffolk median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.88% -5.56% +28.57%
10th Percentile £23,250 £21,250 £22,500
90th Percentile £63,825 £60,000 £53,000
East of England median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +5.88% +6.25% -

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 Suffolk with a requirement for academic qualifications or professional certifications.

All Academic and Professional Certifications
Suffolk
Permanent vacancies requiring academic qualifications or professional certifications 164 295 234
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Suffolk 29.18% 30.07% 25.97%
Number of salaries quoted 158 274 189
Suffolk median annual salary £43,000 £35,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +22.86% -22.22% +12.50%
10th Percentile £22,175 £22,500 £23,450
90th Percentile £56,250 £55,250 £62,750
East of England median annual salary £45,000 £43,000 £43,000
% change year-on-year +4.65% - +1.18%

Degree
Job Vacancy Trend in Suffolk

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

Job vacancy trend for Degree in Suffolk

Degree
Salary Trend in Suffolk

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

Salary trend for Degree in Suffolk

Degree
Salary Histogram in Suffolk

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Degree in Suffolk over the 6 months to 24 November 2017.

Salary histogram for Degree in Suffolk

Degree
Job Locations in Suffolk

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Degree within the Suffolk region over the 6 months to 24 November 2017. 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
Ipswich -3 48 £45,000 +26.76% 2
Stowmarket - 10 £22,250 -
Bury St Edmunds +3 7 £51,000 +20.00% 1
Woodbridge - 1 £34,000 -
Degree
East of England

For the 6 months to 24 November 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 Suffolk region with a requirement for Degree.

1 39 (52.70%) Agile Software Development
2 37 (50.00%) Computer Science
3 35 (47.30%) SQL
4 33 (44.59%) Software Engineering
5 32 (43.24%) JavaScript
6 30 (40.54%) C#
7 29 (39.19%) SQL Server
8 28 (37.84%) HTML
9 27 (36.49%) CSS
9 27 (36.49%) Analytical Skills
10 25 (33.78%) Waterfall
11 24 (32.43%) Computer Science Degree
12 23 (31.08%) .NET
13 22 (29.73%) Scrum
14 21 (28.38%) AngularJS
14 21 (28.38%) Unit Testing
15 20 (27.03%) Web Services
15 20 (27.03%) Microsoft
16 19 (25.68%) ASP.NET
16 19 (25.68%) WCF
16 19 (25.68%) ASP.NET Web API
16 19 (25.68%) SOLID
17 18 (24.32%) HTML5
17 18 (24.32%) CSS3
17 18 (24.32%) JSON
18 17 (22.97%) OO
18 17 (22.97%) REST
18 17 (22.97%) Twitter Bootstrap
19 16 (21.62%) JIRA
19 16 (21.62%) QA

Degree
Co-occurring IT Skills in Suffolk 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 (6.76%) SharePoint
2 2 (2.70%) Oracle SOA Suite
2 2 (2.70%) SAS
3 1 (1.35%) CMS
Applications
1 4 (5.41%) Microsoft Office
1 4 (5.41%) Spreadsheet
2 2 (2.70%) Microsoft Excel
3 1 (1.35%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 6 (8.11%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 10 (13.51%) Microsoft Azure
2 4 (5.41%) Amazon AWS
2 4 (5.41%) Dynamics 365
3 2 (2.70%) Amazon EMR
3 2 (2.70%) Amazon S3
3 2 (2.70%) IaaS
3 2 (2.70%) PaaS
3 2 (2.70%) SaaS
4 1 (1.35%) IBM Blueworks
4 1 (1.35%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 1 (1.35%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 29 (39.19%) SQL Server
2 10 (13.51%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 10 (13.51%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 6 (8.11%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 5 (6.76%) Power BI
5 4 (5.41%) Data Warehouse
5 4 (5.41%) GIS
5 4 (5.41%) Microsoft Power View
5 4 (5.41%) MySQL
5 4 (5.41%) PowerPivot
5 4 (5.41%) Semantic Layer
5 4 (5.41%) Spotfire
6 2 (2.70%) Amazon Redshift
6 2 (2.70%) Couchbase
6 2 (2.70%) Looker
6 2 (2.70%) MongoDB
6 2 (2.70%) NoSQL
6 2 (2.70%) QlikView
6 2 (2.70%) SAS Visual Analytics
7 1 (1.35%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 16 (21.62%) JIRA
1 16 (21.62%) Subversion
2 9 (12.16%) Team Foundation Server
3 8 (10.81%) Visual Studio
4 1 (1.35%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
General
1 10 (13.51%) Retail
2 7 (9.46%) Finance
3 3 (4.05%) Digital Economy
3 3 (4.05%) Marketing
4 1 (1.35%) Advertising
4 1 (1.35%) Games
4 1 (1.35%) Legal
Job Titles
1 31 (41.89%) Developer
2 18 (24.32%) Analyst
2 18 (24.32%) Software Developer
3 17 (22.97%) .NET Developer
3 17 (22.97%) Software Engineer
4 16 (21.62%) ASP.NET Developer
4 16 (21.62%) C# .NET Developer
4 16 (21.62%) C# Developer
4 16 (21.62%) Graduate
5 15 (20.27%) .NET Software Developer
5 15 (20.27%) .NET Software Engineer
5 15 (20.27%) C# ASP.NET Developer
5 15 (20.27%) C# Software Developer
5 15 (20.27%) C# Software Engineer
5 15 (20.27%) Developer/Software Engineer
6 9 (12.16%) Test Analyst
7 7 (9.46%) Architect
7 7 (9.46%) Graduate Analyst
8 6 (8.11%) Graduate QA Analyst
8 6 (8.11%) Graduate Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 28 (37.84%) HTML
2 27 (36.49%) CSS
3 23 (31.08%) .NET
4 21 (28.38%) AngularJS
5 20 (27.03%) Web Services
6 19 (25.68%) ASP.NET
6 19 (25.68%) ASP.NET Web API
6 19 (25.68%) WCF
7 18 (24.32%) CSS3
7 18 (24.32%) HTML5
7 18 (24.32%) JSON
8 17 (22.97%) REST
8 17 (22.97%) Twitter Bootstrap
9 15 (20.27%) Ajax
9 15 (20.27%) jQuery
9 15 (20.27%) LESS
9 15 (20.27%) Sass
10 6 (8.11%) React
11 5 (6.76%) Node.js
11 5 (6.76%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 37 (50.00%) Computer Science
2 27 (36.49%) Analytical Skills
3 6 (8.11%) Algorithms
4 4 (5.41%) Enterprise Software
5 3 (4.05%) PMI
6 2 (2.70%) Client/Server
6 2 (2.70%) Greenfield Project
6 2 (2.70%) N-Tier
6 2 (2.70%) PDA
7 1 (1.35%) Reference Data
7 1 (1.35%) Robotics
7 1 (1.35%) Smart Meter
Operating Systems
1 8 (10.81%) Windows
2 7 (9.46%) Linux
3 5 (6.76%) Unix
4 4 (5.41%) Android
4 4 (5.41%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 39 (52.70%) Agile Software Development
2 33 (44.59%) Software Engineering
3 25 (33.78%) Waterfall
4 22 (29.73%) Scrum
5 21 (28.38%) Unit Testing
6 19 (25.68%) SOLID
7 17 (22.97%) OO
8 16 (21.62%) Don't repeat yourself (DRY)
9 15 (20.27%) Collaborative Working
10 11 (14.86%) Analytics
10 11 (14.86%) Mathematics
11 10 (13.51%) ERP
12 9 (12.16%) CRM
12 9 (12.16%) Test Automation
13 8 (10.81%) MVC
13 8 (10.81%) Service Delivery
14 7 (9.46%) ITIL
14 7 (9.46%) Software Testing
14 7 (9.46%) TDD
14 7 (9.46%) TOGAF
Programming Languages
1 35 (47.30%) SQL
2 32 (43.24%) JavaScript
3 30 (40.54%) C#
4 8 (10.81%) Java
5 6 (8.11%) Python
6 4 (5.41%) PHP
7 3 (4.05%) C++
7 3 (4.05%) ES6
8 2 (2.70%) C
8 2 (2.70%) Objective-C
9 1 (1.35%) Apple Swift
9 1 (1.35%) T-SQL
9 1 (1.35%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 24 (32.43%) Computer Science Degree
2 15 (20.27%) ISEB
3 6 (8.11%) Microsoft Certification
4 4 (5.41%) ISTQB
4 4 (5.41%) MCITP
4 4 (5.41%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
5 3 (4.05%) PMI Certification
6 2 (2.70%) MCP
6 2 (2.70%) MCSD
7 1 (1.35%) HND
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 16 (21.62%) QA
2 4 (5.41%) SLA
3 1 (1.35%) Data Quality
3 1 (1.35%) GDPR
3 1 (1.35%) HL7
System Software
1 2 (2.70%) Active Directory
1 2 (2.70%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (1.35%) Hyper-V
Vendors
1 20 (27.03%) Microsoft
2 8 (10.81%) Oracle
2 8 (10.81%) Tableau
3 4 (5.41%) CheckPoint
4 2 (2.70%) Google
4 2 (2.70%) SAP
4 2 (2.70%) TOWER Software
4 2 (2.70%) VMware
5 1 (1.35%) IBM
5 1 (1.35%) Trillium