The table below looks at the statistics for Degree in IT jobs advertised for the Cheshire region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Degree over the 3 months to 30 October 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
30 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Degree
Rank 18 26 14
Rank change year-on-year
+8 -12
Permanent jobs citing Degree 196 141 246
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cheshire 9.91% 8.51% 12.16%
As % of the Qualifications category 41.00% 33.41% 45.72%
Number of salaries quoted 174 117 188
Average salary £42,000 £35,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+18.30% +1.42%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,100 £20,500 £23,500
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £52,350 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £39,563 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+5.50% -
Degree
North West

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

Qualifications Category
Cheshire
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
478 422 538
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cheshire 24.17% 25.48% 26.59%
Number of salaries quoted 404 338 436
Average salary £42,500 £37,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+13.33% +7.14%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,100 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £55,000 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+5.00% -

Degree
Jobs Demand Trend in Cheshire

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

Degree Jobs Demand Trend in Cheshire

Degree
Salary Trend in Cheshire

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

Degree Salary Trend in Cheshire

Degree
Salary Histogram in Cheshire

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Degree across the Cheshire region over the 3 months to 30 October 2014.

Degree Salary Histogram in Cheshire

Degree
Job Locations in Cheshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Degree within the Cheshire region over the 3 months to 30 October 2014. 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
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Average Salary
Last 3 Months
Average Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Warrington +8 48 £36,250 -3.33% 5
Wilmslow +6 24 £40,000 +60.00% 2
Chester +1 22 £47,500 +28.37% 10
Macclesfield +22 20 £41,250 -2.94% 4
Knutsford -2 16 £43,500 +24.28% 1
Runcorn 0 3 £35,000 +27.27% 6
Crewe -7 1 - -
Daresbury - 1 £42,500 -
Degree
North West

Degree
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cheshire

For the 6 months to 30 October 2014, IT jobs across the Cheshire 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.

1 105 (27.13%) Finance
2 100 (25.84%) SQL
3 94 (24.29%) Agile Software Development
4 85 (21.96%) Computer Science
5 83 (21.45%) SQL Server
6 72 (18.60%) Microsoft
7 65 (16.80%) .NET
8 64 (16.54%) Project Management
8 64 (16.54%) Analytical Skills
9 58 (14.99%) C#
9 58 (14.99%) Windows
10 53 (13.70%) HTML
11 42 (10.85%) JavaScript
11 42 (10.85%) Business Intelligence
12 41 (10.59%) Java
13 40 (10.34%) CSS
14 39 (10.08%) ASP.NET
15 37 (9.56%) Oracle
16 36 (9.30%) Scrum
17 35 (9.04%) Analytics
18 34 (8.79%) T-SQL
18 34 (8.79%) ITIL
18 34 (8.79%) Mathematics
18 34 (8.79%) Data Analysis
19 33 (8.53%) Marketing
20 32 (8.27%) Web Services
20 32 (8.27%) MS Excel
21 31 (8.01%) SAS
21 31 (8.01%) Relational Database
22 30 (7.75%) HTML5

Degree
Top Related IT Skills in Cheshire by Category

For the 6 months to 30 October 2014, IT jobs across the Cheshire 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 31 (8.01%) SAS
2 14 (3.62%) MS Exchange
3 12 (3.10%) Exchange Server 2010
4 11 (2.84%) Lync
5 9 (2.33%) SharePoint
6 8 (2.07%) Tomcat
7 5 (1.29%) Oracle Spatial
7 5 (1.29%) WebSphere
8 4 (1.03%) WordPress
9 3 (0.78%) IIS
9 3 (0.78%) Oracle HTTP Server
9 3 (0.78%) IBM HTTP Server
10 2 (0.52%) CMS
10 2 (0.52%) MS Project Server
11 1 (0.26%) Umbraco
11 1 (0.26%) Node.js
11 1 (0.26%) ColdFusion
Applications
1 32 (8.27%) MS Excel
2 19 (4.91%) MS Office
3 11 (2.84%) MS PowerPoint
4 10 (2.58%) SPSS
5 7 (1.81%) FastStats
6 4 (1.03%) MS Project
7 2 (0.52%) Adobe After Effects
7 2 (0.52%) AutoCAD
8 1 (0.26%) Maya
8 1 (0.26%) Photoshop
8 1 (0.26%) Adobe Captivate
Business Applications
1 9 (2.33%) SAP FI
1 9 (2.33%) SAP FI/CO
1 9 (2.33%) SAP CO
1 9 (2.33%) SAP BPC
2 6 (1.55%) Oracle ERP
3 5 (1.29%) Oracle Applications
4 4 (1.03%) Dynamics AX
5 3 (0.78%) Dynamics NAV
6 2 (0.52%) SAP InfiniteInsight
6 2 (0.52%) SAP MDM
7 1 (0.26%) GoldMine
7 1 (0.26%) Dynamics CRM
7 1 (0.26%) Sage 50
Cloud Services
1 10 (2.58%) Amazon AWS
2 6 (1.55%) Amazon S3
3 3 (0.78%) Microsoft Azure
3 3 (0.78%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 13 (3.36%) Firewall
2 12 (3.10%) TCP/IP
3 8 (2.07%) VPN
3 8 (2.07%) SAN
3 8 (2.07%) Network Security
4 6 (1.55%) Internet
5 5 (1.29%) ADSL
6 4 (1.03%) DHCP
6 4 (1.03%) DNS
6 4 (1.03%) Intrusion Detection
7 3 (0.78%) HTTP
7 3 (0.78%) iSCSI
7 3 (0.78%) Intranet
8 2 (0.52%) LAN
8 2 (0.52%) WAN
8 2 (0.52%) Wireless
8 2 (0.52%) TETRA
9 1 (0.26%) SONET
9 1 (0.26%) DWDM
9 1 (0.26%) Ethernet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 83 (21.45%) SQL Server
2 31 (8.01%) Relational Database
3 26 (6.72%) Data Warehouse
4 18 (4.65%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 18 (4.65%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 14 (3.62%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 9 (2.33%) SQL Server 2008
6 9 (2.33%) SAP BW
7 8 (2.07%) Data Mining
8 6 (1.55%) Amazon DynamoDB
8 6 (1.55%) Big Data
9 5 (1.29%) RDBMS
10 4 (1.03%) Crystal Reports
10 4 (1.03%) QlikView
11 3 (0.78%) MySQL
11 3 (0.78%) MS Access
11 3 (0.78%) Informix
11 3 (0.78%) NoSQL
12 2 (0.52%) SAP Data Services
12 2 (0.52%) OLAP
Development Applications
1 15 (3.88%) Selenium
2 13 (3.36%) Cucumber
3 12 (3.10%) JIRA
4 11 (2.84%) Team Foundation Server
5 9 (2.33%) QuickTest Pro
5 9 (2.33%) Git (software)
6 8 (2.07%) FitNesse
7 6 (1.55%) Visual Studio
7 6 (1.55%) Oracle Forms
8 3 (0.78%) JUnit
8 3 (0.78%) Introscope
8 3 (0.78%) Mockito
8 3 (0.78%) Jenkins
9 2 (0.52%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
9 2 (0.52%) SpecFlow
10 1 (0.26%) Jasmine
10 1 (0.26%) Gradle
10 1 (0.26%) Artifactory
10 1 (0.26%) ChangeMan
10 1 (0.26%) Maven
General
1 105 (27.13%) Finance
2 33 (8.53%) Marketing
3 27 (6.98%) Retail
4 24 (6.20%) Banking
5 22 (5.68%) Manufacturing
6 11 (2.84%) Legal
7 10 (2.58%) Pharmaceutical
7 10 (2.58%) German Language
8 8 (2.07%) Financial Institution
8 8 (2.07%) Telecoms
9 7 (1.81%) Advertising
10 5 (1.29%) Games
11 3 (0.78%) Retail Banking
12 2 (0.52%) Local Government
12 2 (0.52%) Law
12 2 (0.52%) Electronics
12 2 (0.52%) Aerospace
13 1 (0.26%) Automotive
13 1 (0.26%) Military
13 1 (0.26%) Multimedia
Job Titles
1 85 (21.96%) Developer
2 82 (21.19%) Analyst
3 26 (6.72%) Business Analyst
4 25 (6.46%) Senior Analyst
5 22 (5.68%) .NET Developer
6 21 (5.43%) Junior
7 19 (4.91%) Graduate
8 17 (4.39%) Data Analyst
9 16 (4.13%) Software Developer
9 16 (4.13%) Tester
9 16 (4.13%) Project Manager
9 16 (4.13%) Web Developer
10 15 (3.88%) Insight Analyst
11 14 (3.62%) Principal Engineer
11 14 (3.62%) Architect
12 13 (3.36%) Consultant
12 13 (3.36%) Senior Developer
12 13 (3.36%) Java Developer
13 12 (3.10%) Service Manager
13 12 (3.10%) Graduate Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 65 (16.80%) .NET
2 53 (13.70%) HTML
3 40 (10.34%) CSS
4 39 (10.08%) ASP.NET
5 32 (8.27%) Web Services
6 30 (7.75%) HTML5
7 26 (6.72%) XML
8 16 (4.13%) JSON
9 15 (3.88%) XSLT
10 12 (3.10%) jQuery
10 12 (3.10%) RESTful
11 11 (2.84%) Spring
11 11 (2.84%) SOAP
12 10 (2.58%) Ajax
13 9 (2.33%) .NET Framework
13 9 (2.33%) CSS3
13 9 (2.33%) AngularJS
14 8 (2.07%) Java SE
14 8 (2.07%) Java EE
14 8 (2.07%) JPA
Miscellaneous
1 85 (21.96%) Computer Science
2 64 (16.54%) Analytical Skills
3 34 (8.79%) Mathematics
4 22 (5.68%) Mobile App
5 20 (5.17%) Statistics
6 19 (4.91%) Open Source
7 18 (4.65%) User Experience
7 18 (4.65%) Management Information System
8 15 (3.88%) Thin Client
8 15 (3.88%) Fat Client
9 12 (3.10%) Enterprise Software
10 11 (2.84%) Physics
11 9 (2.33%) Data Structures
12 8 (2.07%) Algorithms
12 8 (2.07%) N-Tier
13 7 (1.81%) Client/Server
13 7 (1.81%) Economics
13 7 (1.81%) SCADA
14 5 (1.29%) FMCG
14 5 (1.29%) GIS
Operating Systems
1 58 (14.99%) Windows
2 28 (7.24%) UNIX
3 25 (6.46%) Linux
4 15 (3.88%) Android
5 14 (3.62%) Windows Server 2008
6 13 (3.36%) Windows 7
6 13 (3.36%) Apple iOS
7 9 (2.33%) Windows Server 2012
8 3 (0.78%) Windows 8
8 3 (0.78%) Mac OS X
9 2 (0.52%) VxWorks
10 1 (0.26%) Windows Server 2003
10 1 (0.26%) Windows XP
10 1 (0.26%) AIX
10 1 (0.26%) CentOS
10 1 (0.26%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 94 (24.29%) Agile Software Development
2 64 (16.54%) Project Management
3 42 (10.85%) Business Intelligence
4 36 (9.30%) Scrum
5 35 (9.04%) Analytics
6 34 (8.79%) Data Analysis
6 34 (8.79%) ITIL
7 29 (7.49%) Data Modelling
8 28 (7.24%) Software Engineering
9 23 (5.94%) TDD
9 23 (5.94%) PRINCE2
9 23 (5.94%) OO
10 22 (5.68%) ETL
10 22 (5.68%) Business Development
10 22 (5.68%) Continuous Integration
10 22 (5.68%) Mentoring
11 21 (5.43%) MVC
12 18 (4.65%) Change Management
13 17 (4.39%) OOP
13 17 (4.39%) SOA
Programming Languages
1 100 (25.84%) SQL
2 58 (14.99%) C#
3 42 (10.85%) JavaScript
4 41 (10.59%) Java
5 34 (8.79%) T-SQL
6 22 (5.68%) VB
6 22 (5.68%) C
7 21 (5.43%) C++
8 11 (2.84%) VB.NET
9 8 (2.07%) PHP
9 8 (2.07%) VB6
10 6 (1.55%) PL/SQL
11 5 (1.29%) PowerShell
12 4 (1.03%) Python
13 3 (0.78%) VBA
14 2 (0.52%) Objective-C
14 2 (0.52%) ABAP
14 2 (0.52%) Perl
14 2 (0.52%) Bash Shell
15 1 (0.26%) R
Qualifications
1 23 (5.94%) Microsoft Certification
2 18 (4.65%) ITIL Certification
3 13 (3.36%) MCSE
4 12 (3.10%) ISEB
5 11 (2.84%) MCSA
6 10 (2.58%) HND
6 10 (2.58%) Security Cleared
7 7 (1.81%) MBA
8 6 (1.55%) MCTS
9 5 (1.29%) PMP
9 5 (1.29%) PMI Certification
10 4 (1.03%) MCITP
10 4 (1.03%) CEH
10 4 (1.03%) CISSP
10 4 (1.03%) EnCE
11 3 (0.78%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
11 3 (0.78%) PRINCE2 Certification
11 3 (0.78%) ISTQB
12 2 (0.52%) HNC
12 2 (0.52%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 30 (7.75%) QA
2 10 (2.58%) SLA
System Software
1 17 (4.39%) VMware Infrastructure
2 13 (3.36%) Active Directory
3 10 (2.58%) Hyper-V
4 9 (2.33%) XenApp
4 9 (2.33%) vSphere
5 4 (1.03%) XenDesktop
6 1 (0.26%) VMware ESXi
6 1 (0.26%) Firmware
6 1 (0.26%) Terminal Services
Systems Management
1 4 (1.03%) Puppet
2 1 (0.26%) Opscode Chef
2 1 (0.26%) Opsview
2 1 (0.26%) Nagios
2 1 (0.26%) CA Endevor
2 1 (0.26%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 72 (18.60%) Microsoft
2 37 (9.56%) Oracle
3 24 (6.20%) VMware
4 22 (5.68%) SAP
5 13 (3.36%) Teradata
6 11 (2.84%) Informatica
7 10 (2.58%) HP
8 9 (2.33%) Hyperion
8 9 (2.33%) IBM
9 8 (2.07%) Citrix
10 5 (1.29%) Minitab
10 5 (1.29%) SmartFocus
11 4 (1.03%) Perforce
11 4 (1.03%) Dell
12 3 (0.78%) Avaya
12 3 (0.78%) Compuware
12 3 (0.78%) Cisco
12 3 (0.78%) Tableau
12 3 (0.78%) Salesforce.com
13 2 (0.52%) Remedy
Chester, Cheshire
Experis Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + Y
Posted: Yesterday
Warrington, Cheshire
Venturi
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Macclesfield, Cheshire
Adria Solutions Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £50000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Cheshire
Spring Technology
Salary: £35000.00 - £45000.00 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Cheshire
Martin Dawes Systems Ltd
Salary: Market Rate
Posted: 2 days ago
Macclesfield, Cheshire
EasyWebRecruitment.com
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 2 days ago
Macclesfield, Cheshire
EasyWebRecruitment.com
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 2 days ago
Warrington, Cheshire
Experis Ltd
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Nantwich, Cheshire
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 35k + 10% Pension + 25 Hols + Bonus
Posted: 3 days ago
Knutsford, Cheshire
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 35,000 - 42,000 + Bens
Posted: 3 days ago
Wilmslow, Cheshire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £25000 - £30000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Warrington, Cheshire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £24000 - £30000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Chester, Cheshire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £18000 - £20000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Lymm, Cheshire
Searchability.co.uk
Salary: £15000 - £18000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Chester, Cheshire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £18000 - £20000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Chester, Cheshire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £18000 - £20000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Warrington, Cheshire
Oscar Associates (UK) Ltd
Salary: £28000 - £35000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Macclesfield, Cheshire
Net Talent
Posted: 6 days ago
Runcorn, Cheshire
networx
Salary: £Competitive Salary + bonus + company car
Posted: 6 days ago
Chester, Cheshire
GrowHow
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 10 days ago