The table below looks at the statistics for Degree in IT jobs advertised for the Bolton region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Degree over the 3 months to 31 March 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
31 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Degree
Rank 17 24 19
Rank change year-on-year
+7 -5
Permanent jobs citing Degree 25 22 11
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bolton 14.37% 12.87% 9.91%
As % of the Qualifications category 51.02% 44.90% 32.35%
Number of salaries quoted 25 21 9
Average salary £49,000 £40,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+22.50% +14.28%
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
Degree
Manchester

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Qualifications category in permanent jobs advertised in the Bolton region.

Qualifications Category
Bolton
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
49 49 34
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bolton 28.16% 28.65% 30.63%
Number of salaries quoted 49 47 31
Average salary £39,500 £40,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-1.25% -
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -

Degree
Jobs Demand Trend in Bolton

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Degree across the Bolton region as a proportion of the total demand within the Qualifications category.

Degree Jobs Demand Trend in Bolton

Degree
Salary Trend in Bolton

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

Degree Salary Trend in Bolton

Degree
Salary Histogram in Bolton

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Degree across the Bolton region over the 3 months to 31 March 2015.

Degree Salary Histogram in Bolton

Degree
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bolton

For the 6 months to 31 March 2015, IT jobs across the Bolton region citing Degree also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited Degree.

1 40 (78.43%) Agile Software Development
2 39 (76.47%) C#
3 37 (72.55%) .NET
4 26 (50.98%) SQL
5 25 (49.02%) Java
5 25 (49.02%) Scrum
6 21 (41.18%) Windows
7 20 (39.22%) C++
7 20 (39.22%) HTML
7 20 (39.22%) ASP.NET
8 19 (37.25%) JavaScript
8 19 (37.25%) MVC
9 18 (35.29%) Computer Science
10 16 (31.37%) Technical Architecture
10 16 (31.37%) Software Engineering
10 16 (31.37%) HTML5
10 16 (31.37%) Linux
11 15 (29.41%) TDD
12 10 (19.61%) OOP
13 8 (15.69%) Microsoft
13 8 (15.69%) SQL Server
13 8 (15.69%) Web Development
13 8 (15.69%) .NET Framework
14 7 (13.73%) Kanban
14 7 (13.73%) Entity Framework
15 6 (11.76%) WCF
15 6 (11.76%) CSS
15 6 (11.76%) MS Excel
16 5 (9.80%) Project Management
16 5 (9.80%) Finance

Degree
Top Related IT Skills in Bolton by Category

For the 6 months to 31 March 2015, IT jobs across the Bolton region citing Degree also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited Degree. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 2 (3.92%) IIS
Applications
1 6 (11.76%) MS Excel
2 1 (1.96%) MS PowerPoint
2 1 (1.96%) Spreadsheet
2 1 (1.96%) MS Project
Cloud Services
1 2 (3.92%) SaaS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (15.69%) SQL Server
2 4 (7.84%) SQL Server 2008
2 4 (7.84%) MongoDB
3 1 (1.96%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 4 (7.84%) NUnit
1 4 (7.84%) ReSharper
1 4 (7.84%) Moq
1 4 (7.84%) SpecFlow
2 2 (3.92%) Visual Studio
2 2 (3.92%) Eclipse
3 1 (1.96%) TestDirector
3 1 (1.96%) ClearCase
General
1 5 (9.80%) Finance
2 4 (7.84%) Marketing
3 3 (5.88%) Retail
4 1 (1.96%) Law
Job Titles
1 24 (47.06%) Developer
2 18 (35.29%) Development Manager
3 11 (21.57%) Software Development Manager
3 11 (21.57%) Software Manager
4 9 (17.65%) Web Developer
4 9 (17.65%) Software Developer
4 9 (17.65%) Project Manager
5 8 (15.69%) C# Developer
5 8 (15.69%) C# .NET Developer
6 4 (7.84%) PRINCE2 Project Manager
6 4 (7.84%) C# ASP.NET Developer
6 4 (7.84%) C# Web Developer
7 3 (5.88%) Senior Developer
8 2 (3.92%) Graduate
8 2 (3.92%) Solutions Architect
8 2 (3.92%) Architect
8 2 (3.92%) Product Development Manager
8 2 (3.92%) Product Manager
8 2 (3.92%) C++ Software Developer
8 2 (3.92%) C++ Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 37 (72.55%) .NET
2 20 (39.22%) ASP.NET
2 20 (39.22%) HTML
3 16 (31.37%) HTML5
4 8 (15.69%) .NET Framework
5 7 (13.73%) Entity Framework
6 6 (11.76%) WCF
6 6 (11.76%) CSS
7 5 (9.80%) AngularJS
8 4 (7.84%) ASP.NET MVC
8 4 (7.84%) KnockoutJS
8 4 (7.84%) NHibernate
8 4 (7.84%) ASP.NET Web API
9 3 (5.88%) jQuery
9 3 (5.88%) ASP.NET Web Forms
10 2 (3.92%) Android SDK
10 2 (3.92%) MFC
10 2 (3.92%) WPF
10 2 (3.92%) WinForms
11 1 (1.96%) Swing
Miscellaneous
1 18 (35.29%) Computer Science
2 4 (7.84%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (3.92%) User Experience
3 2 (3.92%) Smart Meter
3 2 (3.92%) Smartcard
4 1 (1.96%) Management Information System
4 1 (1.96%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 21 (41.18%) Windows
2 16 (31.37%) Linux
3 2 (3.92%) Android
4 1 (1.96%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 40 (78.43%) Agile Software Development
2 25 (49.02%) Scrum
3 19 (37.25%) MVC
4 16 (31.37%) Software Engineering
4 16 (31.37%) Technical Architecture
5 15 (29.41%) TDD
6 10 (19.61%) OOP
7 8 (15.69%) Web Development
8 7 (13.73%) Kanban
9 5 (9.80%) Project Management
10 4 (7.84%) PRINCE2
10 4 (7.84%) Customer Engagement
10 4 (7.84%) SEO
10 4 (7.84%) Continuous Integration
11 3 (5.88%) Time Management
11 3 (5.88%) Unit Testing
11 3 (5.88%) Continuous Improvement
11 3 (5.88%) Don't repeat yourself (DRY)
11 3 (5.88%) E-Commerce
11 3 (5.88%) Logistics
Programming Languages
1 39 (76.47%) C#
2 26 (50.98%) SQL
3 25 (49.02%) Java
4 20 (39.22%) C++
5 19 (37.25%) JavaScript
6 3 (5.88%) VB.NET
7 2 (3.92%) C
Qualifications
1 4 (7.84%) APMP
2 1 (1.96%) MCP
2 1 (1.96%) ISEB
2 1 (1.96%) CISSP
2 1 (1.96%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (1.96%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.96%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 1 (1.96%) PCI DSS
Systems Management
1 4 (7.84%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 8 (15.69%) Microsoft
2 4 (7.84%) Facebook
2 4 (7.84%) Twitter
3 1 (1.96%) Oracle
3 1 (1.96%) VMware
3 1 (1.96%) Splunk
3 1 (1.96%) ArcSight
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