Degree Jobs in the UK excluding London

Academic Degree
UK > UK excluding London

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in the UK excluding London with a requirement for Degree qualifications. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered over the 6 months to 1 December 2023 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

6 months to
1 Dec 2023
Same period 2022 Same period 2021
Rank 7 3 9
Rank change year-on-year -4 +6 +9
Permanent jobs citing Degree 4,795 15,039 9,849
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the UK excluding London 15.09% 22.54% 14.99%
As % of the Qualifications category 42.01% 65.60% 54.03%
Number of salaries quoted 2,919 5,050 5,003
10th Percentile £28,500 £28,000 £26,750
25th Percentile £36,938 £35,656 £33,750
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £52,000 £48,000 £45,000
Median % change year-on-year +8.33% +6.67% -5.26%
75th Percentile £65,000 £62,500 £61,250
90th Percentile £80,000 £75,000 £72,500
UK median annual salary £60,000 £55,000 £55,000
% change year-on-year +9.09% - -

All Academic and Professional Certifications
UK excluding London

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 the UK excluding London with a requirement for academic qualifications or professional certifications.

Permanent vacancies requiring academic qualifications or professional certifications 11,413 22,924 18,228
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the UK excluding London 35.92% 34.36% 27.74%
Number of salaries quoted 6,715 9,569 9,987
10th Percentile £28,500 £28,954 £27,500
25th Percentile £38,709 £37,343 £36,250
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £52,500 £50,000 £50,000
Median % change year-on-year +5.00% - +2.04%
75th Percentile £66,000 £65,000 £65,000
90th Percentile £78,750 £80,000 £75,000
UK median annual salary £57,500 £57,000 £55,000
% change year-on-year +0.88% +3.64% -

Degree
Job Vacancy Trend in the UK excluding London

Job postings citing Degree as a proportion of all IT jobs advertised in the UK excluding London.

Job vacancy trend for Degree in the UK excluding London

Degree
Salary Trend in the UK excluding London

3-month moving average salary quoted in jobs citing Degree in the UK excluding London.

Salary trend for Degree in the UK excluding London

Degree
Salary Histogram in the UK excluding London

Salary distribution for jobs citing Degree in the UK excluding London over the 6 months to 1 December 2023.

Salary histogram for Degree in the UK excluding London

Degree
Job Locations in the UK excluding London

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Degree within the UK excluding London region over the 6 months to 1 December 2023. 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
Jobs
South East -3 1,473 £55,000 +10.00% 1,512
North of England 0 997 £52,084 +9.65% 1,175
Midlands -4 794 £49,000 +4.26% 852
South West -12 637 £50,000 +17.65% 632
West Midlands -4 556 £47,500 +1.06% 580
North West -4 500 £51,117 +7.61% 716
Yorkshire +3 427 £54,250 +8.50% 333
East of England -2 362 £52,500 - 787
Scotland -12 335 £50,000 - 385
East Midlands -4 237 £55,000 +15.79% 269
Wales -16 139 £43,190 -1.07% 129
Northern Ireland -6 77 £45,000 +5.88% 128
North East -1 70 £50,000 +25.00% 149
Isle of Man 0 2 £72,500 - 1
Channel Islands - 1 - -
Degree
UK

Degree
Co-occurring Skills and Capabilities in the UK excluding London by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same employment type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 132 (2.75%) SAS
1 132 (2.75%) SharePoint
2 67 (1.40%) Confluence
3 47 (0.98%) MS Exchange
4 33 (0.69%) Apache Spark
5 32 (0.67%) Apache
5 32 (0.67%) IIS
6 22 (0.46%) CMS
7 15 (0.31%) WordPress
8 13 (0.27%) Jupyter
9 10 (0.21%) Apache Airflow
10 9 (0.19%) Adobe Experience Manager
10 9 (0.19%) ArcGIS
10 9 (0.19%) WebLogic
11 8 (0.17%) Oracle Service Bus
11 8 (0.17%) Tomcat
12 7 (0.15%) OpenStack
13 6 (0.13%) ThingWorx
14 5 (0.10%) Luigi
14 5 (0.10%) nginx
Applications
1 385 (8.03%) Microsoft Office
2 258 (5.38%) Microsoft Excel
3 67 (1.40%) Microsoft Project
4 62 (1.29%) Microsoft PowerPoint
5 57 (1.19%) SOLIDWORKS
6 54 (1.13%) MS Visio
7 49 (1.02%) Simulink
8 28 (0.58%) Chatbot
9 26 (0.54%) AutoCAD
10 17 (0.35%) Photoshop
11 15 (0.31%) Adobe Illustrator
12 14 (0.29%) OrCAD
13 11 (0.23%) Trello
14 10 (0.21%) SPSS
15 9 (0.19%) Autodesk Inventor
15 9 (0.19%) CATIA
15 9 (0.19%) Windchill
16 7 (0.15%) CANalyzer
17 6 (0.13%) Spreadsheet
17 6 (0.13%) Stateflow
Business Applications
1 48 (1.00%) Oracle ERP
2 39 (0.81%) Dynamics CRM
3 27 (0.56%) Oracle Payables
3 27 (0.56%) Oracle Receivables
4 16 (0.33%) Unit4 Business World
5 15 (0.31%) Sparx Enterprise Architect
6 14 (0.29%) NetSuite
6 14 (0.29%) SAP S/4HANA
7 13 (0.27%) Remedy ITSM
8 10 (0.21%) SAP ERP
9 9 (0.19%) ProductWriter
10 7 (0.15%) Dynamics NAV
10 7 (0.15%) SAP QM
11 6 (0.13%) Dynamics AX
11 6 (0.13%) Oracle EBS
11 6 (0.13%) Oracle General Ledger
11 6 (0.13%) Teamcenter
12 5 (0.10%) Shopify
13 4 (0.083%) Magento
13 4 (0.083%) Oracle ASCP
Cloud Services
1 899 (18.75%) Azure
2 450 (9.38%) AWS
3 398 (8.30%) Microsoft 365
4 285 (5.94%) Power Platform
5 163 (3.40%) GCP
6 161 (3.36%) Azure DevOps
7 158 (3.30%) SaaS
8 108 (2.25%) Entra ID
9 86 (1.79%) GitHub
10 77 (1.61%) Dynamics 365
11 73 (1.52%) Cloud Computing
12 65 (1.36%) PowerApps
13 55 (1.15%) PaaS
14 53 (1.11%) IaaS
15 52 (1.08%) Power Automate
16 47 (0.98%) WhatsApp
17 39 (0.81%) Amazon EC2
18 32 (0.67%) Serverless
19 30 (0.63%) Google Analytics
20 24 (0.50%) Azure Data Factory
Communications & Networking
1 264 (5.51%) Firewall
2 212 (4.42%) DNS
3 175 (3.65%) DHCP
4 163 (3.40%) TCP/IP
5 143 (2.98%) WAN
6 103 (2.15%) Wireless
7 102 (2.13%) VPN
8 99 (2.06%) LAN
9 95 (1.98%) Network Security
10 90 (1.88%) Internet
11 58 (1.21%) HTTP
12 56 (1.17%) 5G
13 55 (1.15%) Wi-Fi
14 54 (1.13%) SD-WAN
15 45 (0.94%) VoIP
16 44 (0.92%) SAN
17 36 (0.75%) MPLS
18 35 (0.73%) VLAN
19 32 (0.67%) OSPF
20 31 (0.65%) Broadband
Database & Business Intelligence
1 290 (6.05%) SQL Server
2 238 (4.96%) Power BI
3 149 (3.11%) MySQL
4 110 (2.29%) Tableau
5 101 (2.11%) Relational Database
6 89 (1.86%) Big Data
7 87 (1.81%) NoSQL
8 83 (1.73%) Base SAS
9 79 (1.65%) Data Warehouse
10 78 (1.63%) Metadata
11 75 (1.56%) PostgreSQL
12 54 (1.13%) Oracle Reports
13 49 (1.02%) Looker
14 48 (1.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
15 46 (0.96%) Data Lake
16 43 (0.90%) SQL Server Reporting Services
17 40 (0.83%) Amazon RDS
18 36 (0.75%) RDBMS
19 35 (0.73%) Power Query
20 29 (0.60%) GIS
Development Applications
1 299 (6.24%) Git
2 149 (3.11%) JIRA
3 91 (1.90%) Jenkins
4 58 (1.21%) Selenium
5 46 (0.96%) Visual Studio
6 44 (0.92%) Cypress.io
7 36 (0.75%) Bitbucket
7 36 (0.75%) Maven
8 28 (0.58%) IntelliJ
9 23 (0.48%) SoapUI
10 22 (0.46%) Rational DOORS
10 22 (0.46%) Team Foundation Server
11 21 (0.44%) Subversion
12 20 (0.42%) MSI
13 17 (0.35%) AdminStudio
13 17 (0.35%) GitLab
13 17 (0.35%) InstallShield
14 15 (0.31%) CMake
14 15 (0.31%) Visual Studio Team System
15 14 (0.29%) LabVIEW
General
1 1,706 (35.58%) Social Skills
2 942 (19.65%) Finance
3 797 (16.62%) Analytical Skills
4 545 (11.37%) Inclusion and Diversity
5 410 (8.55%) Manufacturing
6 268 (5.59%) Marketing
7 250 (5.21%) Electronics
8 237 (4.94%) Telecoms
9 230 (4.80%) Public Sector
10 196 (4.09%) Retail
11 186 (3.88%) Legal
12 181 (3.77%) Presentation Skills
13 148 (3.09%) Automotive
14 143 (2.98%) Organisational Skills
15 123 (2.57%) Law
16 119 (2.48%) Pharmaceutical
17 96 (2.00%) Aerospace
18 79 (1.65%) Banking
19 72 (1.50%) Military
20 69 (1.44%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 812 (16.93%) Senior
2 724 (15.10%) Analyst
3 655 (13.66%) Developer
4 302 (6.30%) Lead
5 276 (5.76%) Project Manager
6 264 (5.51%) Graduate
7 255 (5.32%) Software Engineer
8 196 (4.09%) Architect
9 183 (3.82%) Senior Manager
10 181 (3.77%) Infrastructure Engineer
11 145 (3.02%) Senior Developer
12 139 (2.90%) Junior
13 132 (2.75%) Software Developer
14 127 (2.65%) Consultant
15 126 (2.63%) Solutions Architect
15 126 (2.63%) Support Engineer
16 116 (2.42%) Senior Project Manager
17 101 (2.11%) Business Analyst
18 94 (1.96%) Front-End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
19 93 (1.94%) Embedded Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 338 (7.05%) HTML
2 305 (6.36%) .NET
3 281 (5.86%) CSS
4 265 (5.53%) React
5 188 (3.92%) AngularJS
6 127 (2.65%) XML
7 117 (2.44%) Node.js
8 91 (1.90%) RESTful
9 86 (1.79%) ASP.NET
10 85 (1.77%) HTML5
11 72 (1.50%) Express.js
12 60 (1.25%) Vue
13 59 (1.23%) ModSecurity
14 56 (1.17%) Web Services
15 50 (1.04%) jQuery
16 49 (1.02%) REST
17 46 (0.96%) .NET Framework
18 45 (0.94%) CSS3
19 44 (0.92%) ASP.NET MVC
19 44 (0.92%) Jest
Miscellaneous
1 464 (9.68%) Management Information System
2 306 (6.38%) Self-Motivation
3 175 (3.65%) Algorithms
4 171 (3.57%) Virtual Team
5 147 (3.07%) Onboarding
6 131 (2.73%) Data Centre
7 115 (2.40%) Product Ownership
8 107 (2.23%) Life Science
9 105 (2.19%) Driving Licence
10 99 (2.06%) Greenfield Project
11 77 (1.61%) Cyberattack
12 65 (1.36%) Embedded Systems
13 59 (1.23%) IoT
14 55 (1.15%) Analytical Mindset
15 51 (1.06%) Legacy Systems
16 50 (1.04%) NHS
16 50 (1.04%) PKI
17 46 (0.96%) Mobile App
18 45 (0.94%) FPGA
18 45 (0.94%) Smartphone
Operating Systems
1 633 (13.20%) Windows
2 405 (8.45%) Linux
3 248 (5.17%) Windows Server
4 128 (2.67%) Android
5 119 (2.48%) Windows 10
6 102 (2.13%) Unix
7 75 (1.56%) Windows Server 2019
8 67 (1.40%) Windows Server 2012
9 48 (1.00%) Windows Server 2016
10 46 (0.96%) Mac OS
11 35 (0.73%) Windows 7
12 28 (0.58%) Apple iOS
13 14 (0.29%) Windows Server 2003
14 11 (0.23%) Windows 8
14 11 (0.23%) Windows XP
15 10 (0.21%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
15 10 (0.21%) Windows Server 2008
16 9 (0.19%) Ubuntu
17 8 (0.17%) Solaris
17 8 (0.17%) Windows 2000
Processes & Methodologies
1 1,503 (31.35%) Computer Science
2 1,452 (30.28%) Problem-Solving
3 1,023 (21.33%) Agile
4 719 (14.99%) Project Management
5 595 (12.41%) Software Engineering
6 561 (11.70%) DevOps
7 542 (11.30%) Mathematics
8 508 (10.59%) ITIL
9 432 (9.01%) Analytics
10 410 (8.55%) Mentoring
11 381 (7.95%) Business Intelligence
12 369 (7.70%) Project Delivery
13 333 (6.94%) Decision-Making
14 330 (6.88%) Actionable Insight
15 318 (6.63%) Customer Service
16 317 (6.61%) Cybersecurity
17 313 (6.53%) Artificial Intelligence
18 293 (6.11%) Validation
19 291 (6.07%) Scrum
20 289 (6.03%) ERP
Programming Languages
1 684 (14.26%) Python
2 679 (14.16%) SQL
3 517 (10.78%) JavaScript
4 454 (9.47%) C#
5 281 (5.86%) PowerShell
6 271 (5.65%) Java
7 257 (5.36%) C
8 235 (4.90%) C++
9 180 (3.75%) TypeScript
10 136 (2.84%) Bash
11 116 (2.42%) PHP
12 98 (2.04%) R
13 88 (1.84%) MATLAB
14 83 (1.73%) SAS Macro
15 68 (1.42%) VB
16 46 (0.96%) T-SQL
17 44 (0.92%) Go
18 41 (0.86%) Embedded C
19 37 (0.77%) Perl
19 37 (0.77%) Rust
Qualifications
1 896 (18.69%) Computer Science Degree
2 669 (13.95%) Security Cleared
3 388 (8.09%) SC Cleared
4 379 (7.90%) Master's Degree
5 153 (3.19%) Cisco Certification
6 145 (3.02%) Microsoft Certification
7 136 (2.84%) CISSP
8 135 (2.82%) DV Cleared
9 131 (2.73%) HNC
10 118 (2.46%) PhD
11 117 (2.44%) DBS Check
12 101 (2.11%) CISM
13 89 (1.86%) TOGAF Certification
14 85 (1.77%) Azure Certification
15 84 (1.75%) HND
16 80 (1.67%) Numerate Degree
17 79 (1.65%) CISA
18 77 (1.61%) CCNA
19 74 (1.54%) CRISC
20 71 (1.48%) BPSS Clearance
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 248 (5.17%) QA
2 176 (3.67%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 103 (2.15%) NIST
4 98 (2.04%) SLA
5 83 (1.73%) CDISC
6 82 (1.71%) GDPR
7 74 (1.54%) GRC
8 68 (1.42%) Sarbanes-Oxley
9 65 (1.36%) Cyber Essentials
10 57 (1.19%) Data Quality
11 54 (1.13%) ISO 22301
12 50 (1.04%) Accessibility
13 43 (0.90%) PMO
14 27 (0.56%) ISO 9001
14 27 (0.56%) PCI DSS
15 26 (0.54%) ISO/IEC 15288
16 25 (0.52%) HMG Security Policy Framework
17 23 (0.48%) WCAG
18 22 (0.46%) IFRS
19 19 (0.40%) ISO 26262
System Software
1 378 (7.88%) Active Directory
2 266 (5.55%) Docker
3 164 (3.42%) VMware Infrastructure
4 122 (2.54%) Firmware
5 59 (1.23%) Hyper-V
6 52 (1.08%) Virtual Machines
7 46 (0.96%) vSphere
8 31 (0.65%) Virtual Desktop
9 30 (0.63%) Embedded Firmware
10 28 (0.58%) VMware ESXi
11 18 (0.38%) Microsoft App-V
12 14 (0.29%) Virtual Servers
13 13 (0.27%) BitLocker
14 12 (0.25%) Terminal Services
15 11 (0.23%) Oracle RAC
16 9 (0.19%) VMware NSX
17 7 (0.15%) KVM
18 5 (0.10%) XenApp
19 3 (0.063%) Citrix Hypervisor
19 3 (0.063%) Time Sharing Option
Systems Management
1 237 (4.94%) Kubernetes
2 114 (2.38%) Ansible
3 111 (2.31%) SCCM
4 110 (2.29%) Microsoft Intune
5 109 (2.27%) Terraform
6 75 (1.56%) Puppet
7 42 (0.88%) WSUS
8 37 (0.77%) SCOM
9 30 (0.63%) FortiGate
10 27 (0.56%) Active Directory Federation Services
11 24 (0.50%) Nessus
12 16 (0.33%) Microsoft Clustering
13 15 (0.31%) Grafana
13 15 (0.31%) Progress Chef
14 11 (0.23%) Data Guard
14 11 (0.23%) Oracle RMAN
15 10 (0.21%) vCenter Server
16 9 (0.19%) Single Sign-On
17 8 (0.17%) Failover Clustering
18 7 (0.15%) Jamf Pro
Vendors
1 860 (17.94%) Microsoft
2 271 (5.65%) VMware
3 185 (3.86%) Oracle
4 175 (3.65%) Cisco
5 169 (3.52%) Salesforce
6 166 (3.46%) SAP
7 131 (2.73%) NEC
8 108 (2.25%) Google
9 65 (1.36%) ServiceNow
10 54 (1.13%) CA
11 47 (0.98%) Dell
12 43 (0.90%) Databricks
13 40 (0.83%) Citrix
14 37 (0.77%) SolarWinds
15 34 (0.71%) Juniper
16 33 (0.69%) HP
17 32 (0.67%) Sun
18 30 (0.63%) Adobe
19 27 (0.56%) Apple
19 27 (0.56%) PayPal