Degree Jobs in the UK excluding London

Academic Degree
UK > UK excluding London

The table below provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in the UK excluding London with a requirement for Degree qualifications. It includes a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered over the 6 months leading up to 24 July 2024, comparing them to the same period in the previous two years.

6 months to
24 Jul 2024
Same period 2023 Same period 2022
Rank 8 3 3
Rank change year-on-year -5 0 +9
Permanent jobs citing Degree 9,050 10,102 16,924
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the UK excluding London 13.61% 20.72% 21.49%
As % of the Qualifications category 52.24% 54.80% 64.72%
Number of salaries quoted 4,739 3,871 5,956
10th Percentile £27,000 £27,500 £27,500
25th Percentile £36,090 £36,250 £35,000
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £49,500 £50,734 £46,500
Median % change year-on-year -2.43% +9.11% +3.33%
75th Percentile £65,000 £65,000 £60,000
90th Percentile £80,000 £80,000 £74,235
UK median annual salary £52,500 £60,000 £52,500
% change year-on-year -12.50% +14.29% -

All Academic and Professional Certifications
UK excluding London

Degree falls under the Academic Qualifications and Professional Certifications category. For comparison with the information above, the following table provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies requiring academic qualifications or professional certifications in the UK excluding London.

Permanent vacancies requiring academic qualifications or professional certifications 17,323 18,434 26,150
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the UK excluding London 26.06% 37.82% 33.21%
Number of salaries quoted 9,787 7,832 11,285
10th Percentile £28,250 £29,000 £28,000
25th Percentile £37,500 £37,500 £36,250
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £50,000 £52,500 £48,500
Median % change year-on-year -4.76% +8.25% +1.04%
75th Percentile £65,000 £67,500 £63,500
90th Percentile £80,000 £80,000 £77,500
UK median annual salary £55,000 £60,000 £55,000
% change year-on-year -8.33% +9.09% -

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 24 July 2024.

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 24 July 2024. 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 -1 2,408 £52,500 - 814
Midlands 0 1,957 £45,000 -10.00% 540
North of England -4 1,887 £47,500 -8.65% 652
West Midlands 0 1,243 £50,000 -4.76% 329
South West -2 1,181 £50,000 - 433
North West -4 1,056 £47,500 -13.64% 429
East of England -2 780 £50,000 -9.09% 398
East Midlands -1 706 £42,500 -10.53% 202
Yorkshire -2 654 £45,000 -10.00% 158
Scotland -26 538 £49,225 -1.55% 158
Wales -1 177 £45,000 +2.20% 95
North East -11 177 £41,750 -12.42% 74
Northern Ireland +5 102 £40,000 -20.00% 39
Isle of Man +3 24 £52,500 -27.59% 1
Channel Islands +1 6 £67,500 +8.00%
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
1 221 (2.44%) SharePoint
2 184 (2.03%) Microsoft Exchange
3 144 (1.59%) Confluence
4 65 (0.72%) CMS
5 56 (0.62%) Apache
6 40 (0.44%) IIS
7 33 (0.36%) SAS
8 29 (0.32%) FileNet
8 29 (0.32%) WordPress
9 27 (0.30%) Oracle Service Bus
9 27 (0.30%) WebLogic
10 25 (0.28%) Apache Spark
11 23 (0.25%) Tomcat
12 22 (0.24%) ArcGIS
13 18 (0.20%) OpenStack
14 9 (0.099%) Umbraco
15 8 (0.088%) Apache Airflow
15 8 (0.088%) Kinematics
15 8 (0.088%) WebSphere
16 7 (0.077%) Luigi
Applications
1 1,339 (14.80%) Microsoft Office
2 1,041 (11.50%) Microsoft Excel
3 334 (3.69%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 185 (2.04%) Simulink
5 147 (1.62%) Microsoft Project
6 111 (1.23%) MS Visio
7 68 (0.75%) AutoCAD
8 35 (0.39%) Adobe Creative Suite
9 33 (0.36%) Photoshop
9 33 (0.36%) Spreadsheet
10 29 (0.32%) Adobe Illustrator
11 27 (0.30%) OrCAD
12 20 (0.22%) InDesign
13 18 (0.20%) Trello
14 17 (0.19%) Revit
15 14 (0.15%) Chatbot
15 14 (0.15%) Sketch
15 14 (0.15%) Stateflow
16 12 (0.13%) InfoPath
17 11 (0.12%) InVision
Business Applications
1 89 (0.98%) Dynamics CRM
2 43 (0.48%) SAP S/4HANA
3 34 (0.38%) NEC Housing
4 33 (0.36%) NetSuite
5 30 (0.33%) Remedy ITSM
6 25 (0.28%) SAP ERP
7 21 (0.23%) Salesforce CRM
7 21 (0.23%) Sparx Enterprise Architect
8 16 (0.18%) Shopify
9 15 (0.17%) Primavera
9 15 (0.17%) SAP CO
9 15 (0.17%) SAP FI
9 15 (0.17%) SAP FI/CO
10 12 (0.13%) SAP Business One
10 12 (0.13%) Unit4 Business World
11 11 (0.12%) Maximo
12 9 (0.099%) SAP SD
13 8 (0.088%) Dynamics AX
13 8 (0.088%) Oracle Applications
14 7 (0.077%) Dynamics NAV
Cloud Services
1 983 (10.86%) Azure
2 643 (7.10%) Microsoft 365
3 582 (6.43%) AWS
4 430 (4.75%) Power Platform
5 240 (2.65%) SaaS
6 176 (1.94%) Dynamics 365
7 133 (1.47%) Azure DevOps
8 132 (1.46%) GitHub
9 122 (1.35%) Entra ID
9 122 (1.35%) GCP
10 106 (1.17%) PowerApps
11 91 (1.01%) Cloud Computing
12 81 (0.90%) Serverless
13 75 (0.83%) Amazon S3
14 71 (0.78%) Power Automate
15 66 (0.73%) Figma
16 57 (0.63%) OneDrive
17 52 (0.57%) Amazon Kinesis
17 52 (0.57%) IaaS
18 51 (0.56%) SurveyMonkey
Communications & Networking
1 331 (3.66%) Firewall
2 231 (2.55%) WAN
3 221 (2.44%) Internet
4 217 (2.40%) Network Security
5 177 (1.96%) LAN
6 173 (1.91%) TCP/IP
7 171 (1.89%) DNS
8 161 (1.78%) Wireless
9 139 (1.54%) DHCP
10 126 (1.39%) Wi-Fi
11 123 (1.36%) VPN
12 96 (1.06%) SD-WAN
13 91 (1.01%) WLAN
14 84 (0.93%) 5G
15 79 (0.87%) VLAN
16 70 (0.77%) SAN
17 67 (0.74%) Ethernet
18 64 (0.71%) VoIP
19 56 (0.62%) HTTP
20 48 (0.53%) Broadband
Database & Business Intelligence
1 437 (4.83%) SQL Server
2 350 (3.87%) Power BI
3 241 (2.66%) NoSQL
4 163 (1.80%) Relational Database
5 156 (1.72%) MySQL
6 132 (1.46%) PostgreSQL
7 130 (1.44%) Data Warehouse
8 105 (1.16%) Tableau
9 94 (1.04%) Big Data
9 94 (1.04%) Oracle Database
10 73 (0.81%) SQL Server Integration Services
11 68 (0.75%) Redis
12 67 (0.74%) SQL Server Reporting Services
13 62 (0.69%) RDBMS
14 59 (0.65%) GIS
15 58 (0.64%) Amazon RDS
15 58 (0.64%) Elasticsearch
16 49 (0.54%) DynamoDB
17 39 (0.43%) MongoDB
18 36 (0.40%) QlikView
Development Applications
1 501 (5.54%) Git
2 316 (3.49%) JIRA
3 153 (1.69%) Visual Studio
4 101 (1.12%) Jenkins
5 90 (0.99%) LabVIEW
6 81 (0.90%) Selenium
7 68 (0.75%) Cypress.io
8 59 (0.65%) GitLab
9 54 (0.60%) Bitbucket
10 51 (0.56%) Subversion
11 39 (0.43%) Rational DOORS
12 38 (0.42%) JUnit
13 36 (0.40%) Sourcetree
14 32 (0.35%) Vagrant
15 31 (0.34%) Mockito
15 31 (0.34%) Postman
16 30 (0.33%) Gatling
16 30 (0.33%) Jasmine
17 25 (0.28%) CMake
17 25 (0.28%) SoapUI
General
1 3,869 (42.75%) Social Skills
2 1,598 (17.66%) Analytical Skills
3 1,451 (16.03%) Finance
4 808 (8.93%) Inclusion and Diversity
5 760 (8.40%) Retail
6 718 (7.93%) Marketing
7 677 (7.48%) Manufacturing
8 590 (6.52%) Presentation Skills
9 497 (5.49%) Electronics
10 495 (5.47%) Legal
11 451 (4.98%) Military
12 440 (4.86%) Law
13 342 (3.78%) Organisational Skills
14 307 (3.39%) Public Sector
15 295 (3.26%) Pharmaceutical
16 260 (2.87%) Influencing Skills
17 251 (2.77%) Telecoms
18 207 (2.29%) Aerospace
19 205 (2.27%) Banking
20 201 (2.22%) Automotive
Job Titles
1 1,238 (13.68%) Senior
2 960 (10.61%) Developer
3 946 (10.45%) Analyst
4 755 (8.34%) Graduate
5 695 (7.68%) Software Engineer
6 646 (7.14%) Project Manager
7 535 (5.91%) Lead
8 430 (4.75%) Architect
9 376 (4.15%) Consultant
10 302 (3.34%) Systems Engineer
11 292 (3.23%) Support Engineer
12 280 (3.09%) Software Developer
13 206 (2.28%) Embedded Engineer
14 201 (2.22%) Business Analyst
15 198 (2.19%) IT Support
16 184 (2.03%) Junior
17 172 (1.90%) IT Manager
18 170 (1.88%) IT Engineer
19 169 (1.87%) Senior Developer
20 166 (1.83%) Senior Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 589 (6.51%) .NET
2 434 (4.80%) HTML
3 372 (4.11%) CSS
4 346 (3.82%) React
5 268 (2.96%) AngularJS
6 161 (1.78%) Web Services
7 155 (1.71%) Node.js
8 150 (1.66%) ASP.NET
9 140 (1.55%) RESTful
10 137 (1.51%) HTML5
11 136 (1.50%) .NET Framework
12 123 (1.36%) .NET Core
13 112 (1.24%) JSON
14 104 (1.15%) REST
15 87 (0.96%) Spring
15 87 (0.96%) XML
16 83 (0.92%) Vue
17 79 (0.87%) GraphQL
18 72 (0.80%) Kafka
19 70 (0.77%) CSS3
Miscellaneous
1 766 (8.46%) Onboarding
2 599 (6.62%) Management Information System
3 471 (5.20%) Self-Motivation
4 383 (4.23%) Driving Licence
5 305 (3.37%) Algorithms
6 270 (2.98%) Data Centre
7 185 (2.04%) Product Ownership
8 142 (1.57%) IoT
9 107 (1.18%) FPGA
10 104 (1.15%) Embedded Systems
11 99 (1.09%) Analytical Mindset
12 98 (1.08%) Mobile App
13 96 (1.06%) Cloud Native
14 94 (1.04%) Robotics
15 81 (0.90%) NHS
16 80 (0.88%) Life Science
17 78 (0.86%) Social Media
18 71 (0.78%) Data Structures
19 67 (0.74%) Distributed Systems
20 66 (0.73%) VHDL
Operating Systems
1 1,019 (11.26%) Windows
2 805 (8.90%) Linux
3 303 (3.35%) Windows Server
4 189 (2.09%) Unix
5 185 (2.04%) Windows 10
6 132 (1.46%) Android
7 95 (1.05%) Windows Server 2019
8 87 (0.96%) Mac OS
9 85 (0.94%) Windows Server 2016
10 80 (0.88%) Ubuntu
11 73 (0.81%) Embedded Linux
12 62 (0.69%) Apple iOS
13 60 (0.66%) Windows Server 2012
14 52 (0.57%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
15 43 (0.48%) Solaris
16 42 (0.46%) CentOS
17 41 (0.45%) Windows 7
18 27 (0.30%) VMS
19 25 (0.28%) Windows Vista
20 19 (0.21%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 2,830 (31.27%) Problem-Solving
2 2,441 (26.97%) Computer Science
3 1,566 (17.30%) Agile
4 1,453 (16.06%) Project Management
5 1,240 (13.70%) Software Engineering
6 1,179 (13.03%) Customer Service
7 1,153 (12.74%) Continuous Improvement
8 1,052 (11.62%) Mentoring
9 1,005 (11.10%) Mathematics
10 934 (10.32%) Data Analysis
11 716 (7.91%) ITIL
12 642 (7.09%) DevOps
13 639 (7.06%) Artificial Intelligence
14 625 (6.91%) Process Improvement
15 618 (6.83%) Cybersecurity
16 617 (6.82%) Analytics
17 613 (6.77%) Coaching
18 575 (6.35%) Logistics
19 515 (5.69%) Decision-Making
20 496 (5.48%) Project Delivery
Programming Languages
1 1,130 (12.49%) SQL
2 1,077 (11.90%) Python
3 858 (9.48%) C#
4 721 (7.97%) JavaScript
5 596 (6.59%) C++
6 545 (6.02%) C
7 455 (5.03%) Java
8 250 (2.76%) TypeScript
9 242 (2.67%) PowerShell
10 224 (2.48%) MATLAB
11 169 (1.87%) PHP
12 139 (1.54%) Bash
13 111 (1.23%) VB
14 110 (1.22%) Fortran
14 110 (1.22%) R
15 104 (1.15%) Embedded C
16 72 (0.80%) PL/SQL
17 65 (0.72%) T-SQL
18 62 (0.69%) VBA
19 59 (0.65%) Perl
Qualifications
1 1,485 (16.41%) Computer Science Degree
2 966 (10.67%) Security Cleared
3 719 (7.94%) Master's Degree
4 528 (5.83%) HNC
5 526 (5.81%) SC Cleared
6 317 (3.50%) Microsoft Certification
7 284 (3.14%) PhD
8 274 (3.03%) Cisco Certification
9 264 (2.92%) DBS Check
10 229 (2.53%) CCNA
11 224 (2.48%) HND
12 178 (1.97%) DV Cleared
13 175 (1.93%) CCNP
14 168 (1.86%) CISSP
15 155 (1.71%) MCP
16 149 (1.65%) BPSS Clearance
17 127 (1.40%) PMI Certification
18 113 (1.25%) MCSE
19 111 (1.23%) CISM
20 110 (1.22%) PMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 659 (7.28%) QA
2 186 (2.06%) SLA
3 158 (1.75%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 149 (1.65%) Accessibility
5 143 (1.58%) GDPR
6 137 (1.51%) PMO
7 134 (1.48%) Data Quality
8 108 (1.19%) GMP
9 100 (1.10%) NEBOSH
10 92 (1.02%) NIST
11 86 (0.95%) ISO 9001
12 54 (0.60%) Cyber Essentials
13 53 (0.59%) PCI DSS
14 35 (0.39%) Good Clinical Practice
15 34 (0.38%) WCAG
16 28 (0.31%) ISO 26262
17 26 (0.29%) ISO 13485
18 25 (0.28%) Sarbanes-Oxley
19 24 (0.27%) Actionable Recommendations
20 22 (0.24%) GRC
System Software
1 490 (5.41%) Active Directory
2 281 (3.10%) Docker
3 254 (2.81%) VMware Infrastructure
4 237 (2.62%) Firmware
5 138 (1.52%) Hyper-V
6 89 (0.98%) Embedded Firmware
7 54 (0.60%) Virtual Machines
8 44 (0.49%) vSphere
9 33 (0.36%) VMware ESXi
10 31 (0.34%) Virtual Desktop
11 27 (0.30%) Oracle RAC
12 26 (0.29%) XenApp
13 19 (0.21%) Terminal Services
14 17 (0.19%) OpenSSH
15 15 (0.17%) Microsoft App-V
16 9 (0.099%) Virtual Servers
17 8 (0.088%) Lustre
17 8 (0.088%) Slurm Workload Manager
18 5 (0.055%) XenDesktop
19 4 (0.044%) pfSense
Systems Management
1 283 (3.13%) Kubernetes
2 160 (1.77%) Terraform
3 104 (1.15%) SCCM
4 84 (0.93%) Microsoft Intune
5 83 (0.92%) Ansible
6 53 (0.59%) WSUS
7 44 (0.49%) SCOM
8 36 (0.40%) Stealthwatch
9 29 (0.32%) Active Directory Federation Services
9 29 (0.32%) Data Guard
9 29 (0.32%) Oracle RMAN
10 24 (0.27%) CASB
11 23 (0.25%) vCenter Server
12 21 (0.23%) IBM BigFix
12 21 (0.23%) Puppet
13 17 (0.19%) PowerCLI
14 15 (0.17%) Autotask
14 15 (0.17%) Functional Safety
15 14 (0.15%) Grafana
16 13 (0.14%) EnCase
Vendors
1 1,870 (20.66%) Microsoft
2 324 (3.58%) VMware
3 289 (3.19%) Cisco
4 267 (2.95%) SAP
5 252 (2.78%) Oracle
6 171 (1.89%) Adobe
7 170 (1.88%) Google
8 169 (1.87%) NEC
9 153 (1.69%) Apple
10 94 (1.04%) Xilinx
11 89 (0.98%) EMC
12 88 (0.97%) Salesforce
13 82 (0.91%) HP
14 76 (0.84%) Meraki
15 73 (0.81%) Databricks
16 70 (0.77%) ServiceNow
17 67 (0.74%) Veeam
18 66 (0.73%) Dell
19 55 (0.61%) Citrix
20 54 (0.60%) IBM