The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies with a requirement for Degree qualifications. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered over the 3 months to 29 June 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Academic Degree
UK
3 months to
29 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 15 14 13
Rank change year-on-year -1 -1  
Permanent jobs citing Degree 11358 13001 15532
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 12.77% 13.26% 13.98%
As % of the Qualifications category 52.07% 49.83% 50.98%
Number of salaries quoted 8696 10720 12267
Median salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000
90% offered a salary of more than £25,500 £25,000 £23,750
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £77,500 £75,000
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

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 academic qualifications and professional certifications cited in permanent job vacancies.

Academic & Professional Certification
UK
Permanent job vacancies requiring academic qualifications or professional certifications 21812 26092 30465
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the UK 24.53% 26.60% 27.42%
Number of salaries quoted 35594 44568 49436
Median salary £45,000 £47,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -5.26% +5.55%  
90% offered a salary of more than £26,250 £26,250 £25,750
10% offered a salary of more than £76,250 £72,500 £75,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £41,500
% change year-on-year - +2.40%  

Degree
Job Vacancy Trend

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

Job vacancy trend for Degree in the UK

Degree
Salary Trend

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

Salary trend for Degree in the UK

Degree
Salary Histogram

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Degree over the 3 months to 29 June 2017.

Salary histogram for Degree in the UK

Degree
Top 13 Job Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Degree within the UK over the 3 months to 29 June 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
England -1 10662 £45,000 - 1636
UK excluding London -1 6287 £40,000 - 1038
London -1 4897 £55,000 - 662
South East -1 2018 £41,250 -2.94% 278
North of England 0 1196 £40,000 - 264
East of England +1 1083 £40,000 -5.88% 191
South West +2 766 £39,000 -8.23% 126
Midlands -5 732 £35,000 - 110
Scotland -3 396 £40,000 -0.62% 44
Wales +2 131 £40,000 - 18
Northern Ireland -12 21 £36,250 +3.57% 8
Isle of Man +8 3 - -
Channel Islands 0 3 £32,500 -10.95%

For the 6 months to 29 June 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 with a requirement for Degree.

1 8069 (36.39%) Computer Science
2 6262 (28.24%) Agile Software Development
3 5504 (24.82%) SQL
4 5407 (24.38%) Finance
5 4667 (21.05%) Java
6 4573 (20.62%) Computer Science Degree
7 4350 (19.62%) C#
8 4327 (19.51%) JavaScript
9 3806 (17.16%) Microsoft
10 3761 (16.96%) .NET
11 3723 (16.79%) Software Engineering
12 3596 (16.22%) HTML
13 3326 (15.00%) Analytical Skills
14 3280 (14.79%) SQL Server
15 3098 (13.97%) CSS
16 2953 (13.32%) Linux
17 2949 (13.30%) Windows
18 2718 (12.26%) Mathematics
19 2600 (11.72%) Python
20 2590 (11.68%) C++
21 2430 (10.96%) Project Management
22 2028 (9.15%) Scrum
23 1990 (8.97%) OO
24 1933 (8.72%) Oracle
25 1839 (8.29%) MVC
26 1824 (8.23%) Analytics
27 1818 (8.20%) ASP.NET
28 1700 (7.67%) C
29 1673 (7.54%) TDD
30 1668 (7.52%) SDLC

Degree
Co-occurring IT Skills 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
1 603 (2.72%) SharePoint
2 422 (1.90%) Apache Spark
3 376 (1.70%) SAS
4 359 (1.62%) MS Exchange
5 343 (1.55%) CMS
6 342 (1.54%) IIS
7 340 (1.53%) Apache
8 301 (1.36%) Tomcat
9 254 (1.15%) Elasticsearch
10 217 (0.98%) Confluence
11 194 (0.87%) JBoss
12 170 (0.77%) Oracle SOA Suite
13 158 (0.71%) WebSphere
14 156 (0.70%) OpenStack
15 151 (0.68%) Exchange Server 2010
16 113 (0.51%) WebLogic
17 109 (0.49%) WordPress
18 97 (0.44%) Sitecore CMS
19 95 (0.43%) Skype for Business
20 92 (0.41%) nginx
Applications
1 1205 (5.43%) Microsoft Excel
2 1065 (4.80%) Microsoft Office
3 467 (2.11%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 252 (1.14%) MS Visio
5 205 (0.92%) Microsoft Project
6 150 (0.68%) Photoshop
7 128 (0.58%) Spreadsheet
8 125 (0.56%) SPSS
9 109 (0.49%) Adobe Illustrator
10 93 (0.42%) Adobe Creative Suite
11 41 (0.18%) OmniGraffle
12 33 (0.15%) InVision
13 27 (0.12%) SOLIDWORKS
14 23 (0.10%) Camtasia
15 22 (0.099%) Adobe After Effects
15 22 (0.099%) Stata
16 21 (0.095%) AutoCAD
17 20 (0.090%) InDesign
18 19 (0.086%) Simulink
19 16 (0.072%) Snagit
Business Applications
1 230 (1.04%) Dynamics CRM
2 189 (0.85%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 118 (0.53%) Dynamics AX
4 69 (0.31%) Oracle Applications
5 58 (0.26%) Magento
6 52 (0.23%) SAP MM
7 50 (0.23%) SAP S/4HANA
8 45 (0.20%) Dynamics NAV
8 45 (0.20%) Oracle EBS
9 44 (0.20%) SAP SD
10 42 (0.19%) NetSuite
11 37 (0.17%) SAP ERP
12 34 (0.15%) Eloqua
13 32 (0.14%) Oracle ERP
14 30 (0.14%) Oracle EBS R12
14 30 (0.14%) SAP SCM
15 29 (0.13%) Salesforce.com CRM
16 27 (0.12%) SAP HCM
16 27 (0.12%) SAP WM
17 26 (0.12%) SAP FI
Cloud Services
1 1263 (5.70%) Amazon AWS
2 935 (4.22%) Microsoft Azure
3 731 (3.30%) SaaS
4 450 (2.03%) Office 365
5 263 (1.19%) Cloud Computing
6 243 (1.10%) GitHub
7 209 (0.94%) PaaS
8 164 (0.74%) Google Cloud Platform
9 158 (0.71%) Google Analytics
10 143 (0.64%) Amazon EC2
11 125 (0.56%) IaaS
12 77 (0.35%) Amazon S3
13 59 (0.27%) Adobe Analytics
14 43 (0.19%) Adobe Creative Cloud
14 43 (0.19%) Azure Machine Learning
15 39 (0.18%) Google Play
16 38 (0.17%) SuccessFactors
17 37 (0.17%) Amazon CloudWatch
17 37 (0.17%) Force.com
18 36 (0.16%) AWS CloudFormation
Communications & Networking
1 868 (3.91%) Firewall
2 566 (2.55%) Internet
3 478 (2.16%) WAN
4 461 (2.08%) LAN
5 459 (2.07%) DNS
6 458 (2.07%) TCP/IP
7 432 (1.95%) VPN
8 409 (1.84%) Wireless
9 327 (1.47%) HTTP
10 305 (1.38%) DHCP
11 265 (1.20%) Network Security
12 229 (1.03%) SAN
13 184 (0.83%) VoIP
14 177 (0.80%) MPLS
15 176 (0.79%) Ethernet
16 166 (0.75%) Wi-Fi
17 142 (0.64%) Cisco ASA
18 139 (0.63%) BGP
19 136 (0.61%) OSPF
20 126 (0.57%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3280 (14.79%) SQL Server
2 1129 (5.09%) Relational Database
3 1090 (4.92%) MySQL
4 1005 (4.53%) Big Data
5 797 (3.59%) NoSQL
6 578 (2.61%) Data Warehouse
6 578 (2.61%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 554 (2.50%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 553 (2.49%) Hadoop
9 478 (2.16%) MongoDB
10 422 (1.90%) RDBMS
11 338 (1.52%) Oracle Database
12 294 (1.33%) QlikView
13 288 (1.30%) PostgreSQL
14 256 (1.15%) SQL Server Analysis Services
15 252 (1.14%) SQL Server 2008
16 242 (1.09%) Data Mining
17 238 (1.07%) Power BI
18 234 (1.06%) SQL Server 2012
19 194 (0.87%) Apache Cassandra
Development Applications
1 1443 (6.51%) Git (software)
2 853 (3.85%) JIRA
3 732 (3.30%) Visual Studio
4 676 (3.05%) Subversion
5 662 (2.99%) Jenkins
6 643 (2.90%) Selenium
7 464 (2.09%) Team Foundation Server
8 364 (1.64%) Maven
9 356 (1.61%) JUnit
10 294 (1.33%) TeamCity
11 267 (1.20%) NUnit
12 215 (0.97%) Cucumber
13 213 (0.96%) Eclipse
14 165 (0.74%) Jasmine
15 160 (0.72%) Atlassian Bamboo
16 159 (0.72%) Gradle
17 136 (0.61%) gulp
18 130 (0.59%) Mercurial
19 129 (0.58%) Grunt
20 126 (0.57%) WebDriver
General
1 5407 (24.38%) Finance
2 1573 (7.09%) Marketing
3 1562 (7.04%) Banking
4 1165 (5.25%) Retail
5 1131 (5.10%) Telecoms
6 769 (3.47%) Electronics
7 689 (3.11%) Manufacturing
8 629 (2.84%) Investment Banking
9 622 (2.80%) Games
10 604 (2.72%) Legal
11 471 (2.12%) Advertising
12 327 (1.47%) Automotive
13 322 (1.45%) Front Office
14 258 (1.16%) Retail Banking
15 251 (1.13%) Law
16 235 (1.06%) Financial Institution
17 208 (0.94%) Publishing
18 182 (0.82%) French Language
19 179 (0.81%) Aerospace
20 171 (0.77%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 7066 (31.86%) Developer
2 3141 (14.16%) Analyst
3 1653 (7.45%) Graduate
4 1539 (6.94%) Consultant
5 1513 (6.82%) Java Developer
6 1488 (6.71%) Software Engineer
7 1470 (6.63%) Junior
8 1372 (6.19%) C# Developer
9 1364 (6.15%) .NET Developer
10 1305 (5.89%) Software Developer
11 973 (4.39%) Senior Developer
12 960 (4.33%) Architect
13 914 (4.12%) Business Analyst
14 852 (3.84%) Junior Developer
15 800 (3.61%) C# .NET Developer
16 770 (3.47%) Graduate Developer
17 644 (2.90%) Project Manager
18 567 (2.56%) JavaScript Developer
19 503 (2.27%) Web Developer
20 455 (2.05%) SQL Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3761 (16.96%) .NET
2 3596 (16.22%) HTML
3 3098 (13.97%) CSS
4 1818 (8.20%) ASP.NET
5 1643 (7.41%) AngularJS
6 1610 (7.26%) Web Services
7 1479 (6.67%) jQuery
8 1239 (5.59%) HTML5
9 1199 (5.41%) XML
10 867 (3.91%) Spring
11 849 (3.83%) ASP.NET MVC
12 790 (3.56%) REST
13 736 (3.32%) .NET Framework
14 684 (3.08%) CSS3
15 662 (2.99%) Node.js
16 652 (2.94%) React
17 582 (2.62%) WCF
18 525 (2.37%) RESTful
19 495 (2.23%) ASP.NET Web API
20 492 (2.22%) JSON
Miscellaneous
1 8069 (36.39%) Computer Science
2 3326 (15.00%) Analytical Skills
3 1357 (6.12%) Management Information System
4 1215 (5.48%) User Experience
5 849 (3.83%) Algorithms
6 559 (2.52%) Fintech
7 536 (2.42%) Mobile App
8 511 (2.30%) Data Centre
9 474 (2.14%) Enterprise Software
10 434 (1.96%) Greenfield Project
11 360 (1.62%) Data Structures
12 340 (1.53%) Hedge funds
13 307 (1.38%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
14 293 (1.32%) Derivative
15 271 (1.22%) Social Media
16 241 (1.09%) Virtual Team
17 236 (1.06%) Equities
18 225 (1.01%) Fixed Income
19 218 (0.98%) iPad
20 192 (0.87%) Driving Licence
Operating Systems
1 2953 (13.32%) Linux
2 2949 (13.30%) Windows
3 1040 (4.69%) Unix
4 776 (3.50%) Windows Server
5 731 (3.30%) Android
6 564 (2.54%) Apple iOS
7 374 (1.69%) Windows 7
8 365 (1.65%) Windows Server 2008
9 349 (1.57%) Windows Server 2012
10 212 (0.96%) Windows 10
11 155 (0.70%) Windows Server 2003
12 136 (0.61%) Windows 8
13 132 (0.60%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
14 127 (0.57%) CentOS
15 125 (0.56%) Windows XP
16 118 (0.53%) Solaris
17 106 (0.48%) Mac OS X
18 99 (0.45%) Mac OS
19 94 (0.42%) Embedded Linux
20 75 (0.34%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 6262 (28.24%) Agile Software Development
2 3723 (16.79%) Software Engineering
3 2718 (12.26%) Mathematics
4 2430 (10.96%) Project Management
5 2028 (9.15%) Scrum
6 1990 (8.97%) OO
7 1839 (8.29%) MVC
8 1824 (8.23%) Analytics
9 1673 (7.54%) TDD
10 1668 (7.52%) SDLC
11 1623 (7.32%) Business Intelligence
12 1620 (7.31%) Test Automation
13 1542 (6.95%) ITIL
14 1308 (5.90%) Web Development
15 1262 (5.69%) Mentoring
16 1093 (4.93%) Continuous Integration
17 1000 (4.51%) DevOps
18 917 (4.14%) PRINCE2
19 903 (4.07%) E-Commerce
20 901 (4.06%) CRM
Programming Languages
1 5504 (24.82%) SQL
2 4667 (21.05%) Java
3 4350 (19.62%) C#
4 4327 (19.51%) JavaScript
5 2600 (11.72%) Python
6 2590 (11.68%) C++
7 1700 (7.67%) C
8 1110 (5.01%) PHP
9 748 (3.37%) T-SQL
10 671 (3.03%) R
11 589 (2.66%) Perl
12 545 (2.46%) Ruby
13 470 (2.12%) PowerShell
14 385 (1.74%) PL/SQL
15 358 (1.61%) VB.NET
16 356 (1.61%) Scala
17 349 (1.57%) VB
18 340 (1.53%) MATLAB
19 338 (1.52%) VBA
20 330 (1.49%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 4573 (20.62%) Computer Science Degree
2 858 (3.87%) Master's Degree
3 822 (3.71%) Security Cleared
4 784 (3.54%) Numerate Degree
5 663 (2.99%) Microsoft Certification
6 620 (2.80%) PhD
7 516 (2.33%) Cisco Certification
8 482 (2.17%) CISSP
9 465 (2.10%) ISEB
10 457 (2.06%) SC Cleared
11 370 (1.67%) CISM
12 353 (1.59%) PMI Certification
13 335 (1.51%) ISTQB
14 308 (1.39%) CISA
15 292 (1.32%) CCNA
16 263 (1.19%) HND
17 251 (1.13%) MCSE
18 250 (1.13%) CCNP
18 250 (1.13%) PMP
19 249 (1.12%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1362 (6.14%) QA
2 382 (1.72%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 350 (1.58%) SLA
4 280 (1.26%) PMO
5 256 (1.15%) Data Quality
6 182 (0.82%) PCI DSS
7 83 (0.37%) ISO 9001
8 78 (0.35%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
8 78 (0.35%) MiFID
9 76 (0.34%) COBIT
10 67 (0.30%) GDPR
11 59 (0.27%) Sarbanes-Oxley
12 58 (0.26%) Cyber Essentials
13 31 (0.14%) ISO/IEC 20000
14 30 (0.14%) Def Stans
15 28 (0.13%) P3O
16 24 (0.11%) DO-254
17 21 (0.095%) HL7
17 21 (0.095%) MISRA
18 20 (0.090%) GCP
System Software
1 846 (3.82%) Active Directory
2 616 (2.78%) VMware Infrastructure
3 410 (1.85%) Docker
4 324 (1.46%) Firmware
5 220 (0.99%) Hyper-V
6 160 (0.72%) Virtual Machines
7 93 (0.42%) VMware ESXi
8 86 (0.39%) vSphere
9 85 (0.38%) XenApp
10 57 (0.26%) XenDesktop
11 40 (0.18%) VMware Workstation
12 37 (0.17%) Snort
13 35 (0.16%) Apache ZooKeeper
14 31 (0.14%) HDFS
14 31 (0.14%) KVM
15 30 (0.14%) Apache Flume
16 25 (0.11%) Terminal Server
17 24 (0.11%) Oracle RAC
17 24 (0.11%) Terminal Services
18 22 (0.099%) LXC
Systems Management
1 363 (1.64%) Puppet
2 302 (1.36%) Ansible
3 277 (1.25%) Opscode Chef
4 200 (0.90%) SCCM
5 117 (0.53%) Kubernetes
6 83 (0.37%) Nagios
7 75 (0.34%) logstash
8 66 (0.30%) Kibana
9 64 (0.29%) SCOM
10 59 (0.27%) HP Quality Center
11 52 (0.23%) Graphite
12 48 (0.22%) Terraform
13 46 (0.21%) Nessus
14 45 (0.20%) Mesos
15 41 (0.18%) AirWatch
16 39 (0.18%) Opsview
17 34 (0.15%) Cisco CUCM
18 31 (0.14%) Control-M
18 31 (0.14%) ZABBIX
19 30 (0.14%) Backup Exec
Vendors
1 3806 (17.16%) Microsoft
2 1933 (8.72%) Oracle
3 885 (3.99%) VMware
4 803 (3.62%) SAP
5 681 (3.07%) Cisco
6 517 (2.33%) Google
7 423 (1.91%) Tableau
8 377 (1.70%) Adobe
9 369 (1.66%) Salesforce.com
10 304 (1.37%) Citrix
11 298 (1.34%) IBM
12 267 (1.20%) HP
13 237 (1.07%) Red Hat
14 162 (0.73%) Juniper
15 156 (0.70%) CheckPoint
16 147 (0.66%) Splunk
17 140 (0.63%) Cognizant
18 138 (0.62%) Sitecore
19 137 (0.62%) NetApp
20 124 (0.56%) EMC
Dundee, Angus
Revolution Technology
Salary: From £30,000 to £45,000 per annum
Posted: 2 hours ago
London
SPS Resourcing
Salary: From £28,000 to £30,000 per annum Excellent Training, Bonus & Benefits
Posted: 2 hours ago
Newcastle Upon Tyne, Tyne and Wear
X4 Group
Salary: £40k - 50k per year + Benefits
Posted: 2 hours ago
London
Testing Circle Ltd
Salary: £23000 - £24000 per annum
Posted: 1 hour ago
Bournemouth, Dorset
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Salary: £28000 - £40000 per annum + Package
Posted: 1 hour ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Oscar
Salary: £18000 - £25000 per annum + Competitive Benefits
Posted: 2 hours ago
Dundee, Angus
Revolution Technology
Salary: From £20,000 to £35,000 per annum
Posted: 2 hours ago
Central London / West End
Green Thompson Consulting
Salary: From £25,000 to £35,000 per annum
Posted: 1 hour ago
Oldham, Lancashire
Redrock Consulting Ltd
Salary: £16000 - £25000 per annum + Excellent Benefits + Training
Posted: 21 hours ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Oscar
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + Competitive Benefits
Posted: 2 hours ago
North West London
Oho Group Ltd.
Salary: £20000 - £30000 per annum, Benefits company socials, relaxed environme
Posted: 1 hour ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Oscar
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum + Competitive Benefits
Posted: 2 hours ago
Reading, Berkshire
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: Excellent Package
Posted: 1 hour ago
London
Senitor Associates
Salary: £30000 - £31000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 1 hour ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Oho Group Ltd.
Salary: £35000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: 16 hours ago
Wokingham, Berkshire
Austin Fraser
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Woking, Surrey
Ashdown IT
Salary: £21000 - £23000 per annum + training + benefits
Posted: 23 hours ago
Longfield, Kent
Searchability
Salary: £22000 - £26000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Hull, North Humberside
Searchability
Salary: £18000 - £26000 per annum
Posted: 23 hours ago
Oxford, Oxfordshire
Mane Contract Services Limited
Posted: 21 hours ago
West Yorkshire
CoreCom Consulting
Salary: £40000 per annum + Pension Scheme
Posted: Yesterday
Slough, Berkshire
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 35,000-40,000
Posted: Yesterday
Warrington, Cheshire
The People Network
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Searchability
Salary: £30000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £50000 - £65000 per annum + bonus and benefits
Posted: 20 hours ago
London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £60000 - £75000 per annum + bonus + benefits
Posted: 16 hours ago
Marlow, Buckinghamshire
Premier Group Recruitment
Salary: £28000.00 - £40000.00 per annum
Posted: 16 hours ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
The Bridge Ltd
Salary: From £55,000 to £65,000 per annum Pension
Posted: 1 hour ago
Port Talbot, West Glamorgan
MLJ Systems Ltd
Salary: From £30,000 to £35,000 per annum
Posted: 21 hours ago
Burnley, Lancashire
Fruition IT Resources Limited
Salary: £20000 - £25000 per annum
Posted: 20 hours ago