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 3 September 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
3 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Degree
Rank 21 21 17
Rank change year-on-year
0 -4
Permanent jobs citing Degree 179 183 171
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cheshire 10.33% 9.31% 10.84%
As % of the Qualifications category 41.82% 38.69% 41.71%
Number of salaries quoted 108 125 148
Average salary £39,500 £37,500 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.33% -
90% offered a salary of more than £20,000 £22,700 £21,500
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £50,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £38,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+3.89% +2.66%
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
428 473 410
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cheshire 24.70% 24.06% 26.00%
Number of salaries quoted 320 348 326
Average salary £37,500 £35,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.14% -6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £20,000 £23,500 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £53,500 £60,000 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.40% +3.75%

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 3 September 2015.

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 3 September 2015. 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 -10 40 £37,500 +15.38% 9
Chester -1 39 £31,000 -12.67% 4
Crewe +16 31 £23,500 -47.77% 2
Macclesfield +21 12 £40,000 -5.88% 1
Northwich - 6 - - 2
Runcorn -2 5 £39,000 +62.50% 1
Knutsford -4 3 £37,500 -6.25% 5
Daresbury 0 2 £17,250 -59.41%
Wilmslow +3 1 £17,500 -46.15%
Ellesmere Port - 1 - -
Middlewich - 1 £35,000 -
Degree
North West

Degree
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cheshire

For the 6 months to 3 September 2015, 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.

1 101 (30.33%) Finance
2 99 (29.73%) SQL
3 88 (26.43%) Microsoft
4 83 (24.92%) Computer Science
5 78 (23.42%) HTML
6 75 (22.52%) Agile Software Development
7 72 (21.62%) CSS
8 67 (20.12%) Windows
9 66 (19.82%) Java
10 59 (17.72%) JavaScript
11 58 (17.42%) .NET
12 55 (16.52%) MS Excel
13 50 (15.02%) MS Office
13 50 (15.02%) Analytical Skills
14 46 (13.81%) SQL Server
14 46 (13.81%) Risk Management
15 40 (12.01%) jQuery
16 39 (11.71%) Business Development
17 38 (11.41%) User Experience
18 36 (10.81%) Analytics
18 36 (10.81%) Wireless
18 36 (10.81%) Retail
19 35 (10.51%) C#
19 35 (10.51%) Business Intelligence
20 34 (10.21%) ITIL
20 34 (10.21%) Windows Server 2012
21 33 (9.91%) SAS
21 33 (9.91%) Marketing
22 32 (9.61%) Financial Institution
22 32 (9.61%) Data Warehouse

Degree
Top Related IT Skills in Cheshire by Category

For the 6 months to 3 September 2015, 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 33 (9.91%) SAS
2 13 (3.90%) IIS
3 11 (3.30%) CMS
4 9 (2.70%) JBoss
4 9 (2.70%) MS Exchange
5 6 (1.80%) SharePoint
6 5 (1.50%) Lync
7 4 (1.20%) Exchange Server 2010
7 4 (1.20%) Umbraco
7 4 (1.20%) Apache
7 4 (1.20%) Tomcat
8 3 (0.90%) Oracle 9iAS
8 3 (0.90%) Oracle Application Server
8 3 (0.90%) Apache Pig
8 3 (0.90%) Apache Spark
9 2 (0.60%) WordPress
10 1 (0.30%) SharePoint 2010
10 1 (0.30%) SharePoint Server
10 1 (0.30%) SharePoint 2013
10 1 (0.30%) Node.js
Applications
1 55 (16.52%) MS Excel
2 50 (15.02%) MS Office
3 30 (9.01%) Spreadsheet
4 21 (6.31%) MS PowerPoint
5 3 (0.90%) ProjectWise
6 2 (0.60%) FastStats
6 2 (0.60%) Adobe Creative Suite
6 2 (0.60%) MS Visio
6 2 (0.60%) SPSS
6 2 (0.60%) Photoshop
6 2 (0.60%) MS Project
6 2 (0.60%) SOLIDWORKS
7 1 (0.30%) Adobe Illustrator
7 1 (0.30%) Acrobat
7 1 (0.30%) RoboHelp
7 1 (0.30%) AutoCAD
7 1 (0.30%) FrameMaker
7 1 (0.30%) OmniGraffle
7 1 (0.30%) Revit
Business Applications
1 9 (2.70%) Dynamics NAV
1 9 (2.70%) Dynamics CRM
2 6 (1.80%) Magento
3 3 (0.90%) Primavera
4 2 (0.60%) Oracle Payables
4 2 (0.60%) Dynamics AX
5 1 (0.30%) SAP ERP
5 1 (0.30%) Oracle CRM
5 1 (0.30%) SAP QM
5 1 (0.30%) SAP MM
Cloud Services
1 5 (1.50%) GitHub
1 5 (1.50%) Trello
2 4 (1.20%) Microsoft Azure
3 3 (0.90%) Google Analytics
3 3 (0.90%) Cloud Computing
3 3 (0.90%) Office 365
4 2 (0.60%) Amazon AWS
4 2 (0.60%) SmartFocus
Communications & Networking
1 36 (10.81%) Wireless
2 26 (7.81%) DNS
3 21 (6.31%) LAN
4 20 (6.01%) WAN
4 20 (6.01%) DHCP
4 20 (6.01%) TCP/IP
5 18 (5.41%) HTTP
5 18 (5.41%) Firewall
6 11 (3.30%) HTTPS
6 11 (3.30%) SSL
7 9 (2.70%) iSCSI
8 8 (2.40%) Network Security
8 8 (2.40%) Ethernet
9 6 (1.80%) VPN
10 5 (1.50%) SNMP
10 5 (1.50%) VoIP
10 5 (1.50%) Cisco ASA
10 5 (1.50%) xDSL
10 5 (1.50%) DMVPN
10 5 (1.50%) Cisco Nexus
Database & Business Intelligence
1 46 (13.81%) SQL Server
2 32 (9.61%) Data Warehouse
2 32 (9.61%) Data Mining
3 25 (7.51%) MySQL
4 14 (4.20%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 14 (4.20%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 10 (3.00%) SQL Server 2012
6 9 (2.70%) SQL Server 2008
7 8 (2.40%) Oracle Database
8 7 (2.10%) BusinessObjects
9 6 (1.80%) Oracle Reports
10 5 (1.50%) Oracle Database 10g
10 5 (1.50%) PostgreSQL
10 5 (1.50%) JasperReports
11 4 (1.20%) NoSQL
12 3 (0.90%) HBase
12 3 (0.90%) Hadoop
12 3 (0.90%) Big Data
12 3 (0.90%) SQL Server 2005
12 3 (0.90%) Oracle Database 11g
Development Applications
1 11 (3.30%) Subversion
2 10 (3.00%) Git (software)
3 8 (2.40%) Eclipse
3 8 (2.40%) Axure RP
4 6 (1.80%) Jasmine
4 6 (1.80%) JUnit
4 6 (1.80%) Visual Studio
4 6 (1.80%) VSS/SourceSafe
5 5 (1.50%) JIRA
5 5 (1.50%) TestNG
5 5 (1.50%) MyEclipse
6 3 (0.90%) Team Foundation Server
6 3 (0.90%) Mercurial
6 3 (0.90%) CodeWarrior
7 2 (0.60%) NetBeans
7 2 (0.60%) Selenium
7 2 (0.60%) TeamCity
7 2 (0.60%) PHPUnit
7 2 (0.60%) Balsamiq Mockups
7 2 (0.60%) Jenkins
General
1 101 (30.33%) Finance
2 36 (10.81%) Retail
3 33 (9.91%) Marketing
4 32 (9.61%) Financial Institution
5 26 (7.81%) Manufacturing
6 18 (5.41%) Banking
7 16 (4.80%) Billing
7 16 (4.80%) Pharmaceutical
8 13 (3.90%) Telecoms
9 7 (2.10%) Electronics
9 7 (2.10%) Law
10 6 (1.80%) Legal
11 3 (0.90%) French Language
11 3 (0.90%) Investment Banking
12 2 (0.60%) Advertising
13 1 (0.30%) Multimedia
13 1 (0.30%) German Language
13 1 (0.30%) Italian Language
13 1 (0.30%) Spanish Language
13 1 (0.30%) Aerospace
Job Titles
1 99 (29.73%) Developer
2 68 (20.42%) Analyst
3 41 (12.31%) Java Developer
4 24 (7.21%) Graduate
5 21 (6.31%) Designer
6 18 (5.41%) Architect
7 16 (4.80%) .NET Developer
8 15 (4.50%) Senior Analyst
8 15 (4.50%) Senior Developer
9 14 (4.20%) Support Engineer
9 14 (4.20%) Enterprise Architect
10 13 (3.90%) Graduate Developer
10 13 (3.90%) Support Analyst
11 12 (3.60%) Business Analyst
11 12 (3.60%) Senior Java Developer
12 11 (3.30%) Senior Designer
13 10 (3.00%) Software Engineer
13 10 (3.00%) Production Support Analyst
14 9 (2.70%) IT Support
14 9 (2.70%) UI Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 78 (23.42%) HTML
2 72 (21.62%) CSS
3 58 (17.42%) .NET
4 40 (12.01%) jQuery
5 30 (9.01%) Web Services
6 29 (8.71%) ASP.NET
7 27 (8.11%) HTML5
8 23 (6.91%) .NET Framework
9 20 (6.01%) XML
10 18 (5.41%) Spring
10 18 (5.41%) Hibernate
11 15 (4.50%) ASP.NET MVC
12 14 (4.20%) Entity Framework
13 12 (3.60%) CSS3
13 12 (3.60%) KnockoutJS
13 12 (3.60%) AngularJS
14 11 (3.30%) WCF
14 11 (3.30%) Middleware
15 10 (3.00%) Twitter Bootstrap
16 9 (2.70%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 83 (24.92%) Computer Science
2 50 (15.02%) Analytical Skills
3 38 (11.41%) User Experience
4 29 (8.71%) Mobile App
5 28 (8.41%) Credit Risk
5 28 (8.41%) Management Information System
6 19 (5.71%) Life Science
7 10 (3.00%) Visualisation
8 8 (2.40%) Fat Client
8 8 (2.40%) Thin Client
8 8 (2.40%) Graphic Design
8 8 (2.40%) Mathematics
9 7 (2.10%) Clustering
9 7 (2.10%) Statistics
9 7 (2.10%) EPoS
9 7 (2.10%) Algorithms
10 5 (1.50%) Psychology
10 5 (1.50%) GIS
10 5 (1.50%) SCADA
11 4 (1.20%) Physics
Operating Systems
1 67 (20.12%) Windows
2 34 (10.21%) Windows Server 2012
3 23 (6.91%) Windows Server 2008
4 12 (3.60%) Windows 7
4 12 (3.60%) Android
4 12 (3.60%) Linux
4 12 (3.60%) Windows Server 2003
5 11 (3.30%) Windows XP
6 9 (2.70%) Apple iOS
7 6 (1.80%) Windows CE
7 6 (1.80%) UNIX
8 3 (0.90%) Ubuntu
9 2 (0.60%) Solaris
9 2 (0.60%) CentOS
9 2 (0.60%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 1 (0.30%) FreeBSD
10 1 (0.30%) Windows Mobile
10 1 (0.30%) Embedded Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 75 (22.52%) Agile Software Development
2 46 (13.81%) Risk Management
3 39 (11.71%) Business Development
4 36 (10.81%) Analytics
5 35 (10.51%) Business Intelligence
6 34 (10.21%) ITIL
7 31 (9.31%) Project Management
8 29 (8.71%) MVC
9 28 (8.41%) Statistical Analysis
9 28 (8.41%) Predictive Modelling
9 28 (8.41%) Customer Engagement
9 28 (8.41%) SDLC
10 27 (8.11%) Scrum
10 27 (8.11%) Benchmarking
11 26 (7.81%) Software Engineering
11 26 (7.81%) Business Analytics
12 25 (7.51%) Continuous Integration
12 25 (7.51%) Stakeholder Management
12 25 (7.51%) OO
13 21 (6.31%) Service Management
Programming Languages
1 99 (29.73%) SQL
2 66 (19.82%) Java
3 59 (17.72%) JavaScript
4 35 (10.51%) C#
5 19 (5.71%) T-SQL
6 15 (4.50%) PowerShell
7 14 (4.20%) C
7 14 (4.20%) PHP
8 12 (3.60%) VB.NET
9 10 (3.00%) Python
9 10 (3.00%) C++
10 8 (2.40%) PL/SQL
11 6 (1.80%) VB
11 6 (1.80%) R
12 5 (1.50%) VB6
13 4 (1.20%) Bash Shell
13 4 (1.20%) Embedded C
13 4 (1.20%) Embedded C++
14 3 (0.90%) Prolog
14 3 (0.90%) MATLAB
Qualifications
1 31 (9.31%) Microsoft Certification
2 17 (5.11%) HND
3 15 (4.50%) MCSE
4 10 (3.00%) MCSA
4 10 (3.00%) ISEB
5 9 (2.70%) Cisco Certification
6 7 (2.10%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
7 6 (1.80%) Security Cleared
8 5 (1.50%) ISTQB
8 5 (1.50%) MBA
8 5 (1.50%) PRINCE2 Certification
8 5 (1.50%) CCNP
9 4 (1.20%) CISSP
9 4 (1.20%) CISA
9 4 (1.20%) CISM
9 4 (1.20%) HNC
9 4 (1.20%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
9 4 (1.20%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
10 3 (0.90%) MCTS
10 3 (0.90%) MCITP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (3.60%) QA
2 8 (2.40%) COBIT
2 8 (2.40%) SLA
3 7 (2.10%) ISO 9001
4 4 (1.20%) ISO/IEC 17799
4 4 (1.20%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 3 (0.90%) GAMP
5 3 (0.90%) GMP
6 2 (0.60%) GxP
6 2 (0.60%) WCAG
6 2 (0.60%) WAI
6 2 (0.60%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 26 (7.81%) Active Directory
2 13 (3.90%) VMware Infrastructure
3 7 (2.10%) vSphere
3 7 (2.10%) VMware ESXi
4 4 (1.20%) vCloud
4 4 (1.20%) XenApp
5 3 (0.90%) VMware ESX
5 3 (0.90%) XenDesktop
6 2 (0.60%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 8 (2.40%) WSUS
2 7 (2.10%) Backup Exec
3 4 (1.20%) SCCM
4 1 (0.30%) HP Quality Center
4 1 (0.30%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 88 (26.43%) Microsoft
2 23 (6.91%) VMware
3 15 (4.50%) Oracle
4 12 (3.60%) SAP
5 10 (3.00%) Cisco
5 10 (3.00%) Citrix
6 5 (1.50%) Cognizant
7 4 (1.20%) Symantec
7 4 (1.20%) IBM
7 4 (1.20%) HP
7 4 (1.20%) EMC
7 4 (1.20%) Google
7 4 (1.20%) Blue Coat
7 4 (1.20%) EPiServer
7 4 (1.20%) ProCurve
7 4 (1.20%) LogRhythm
8 3 (0.90%) Computacenter
8 3 (0.90%) Wonderware
8 3 (0.90%) Mentor Graphics
8 3 (0.90%) Adobe
Cheshire
Hays Specialist Recruitment
Salary: Benefits
Posted: 8 hours ago
Congleton, Cheshire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £20000 - £28000 per annum + excellent career progression
Posted: 13 hours ago
Knutsford, Cheshire
Rullion IT Plus
Salary: £18000 - £24000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 15 hours ago
Crewe, Cheshire
Owen Daniels Consultancy
Salary: From £35,000 to £40,000 per annum £40,000 Per Annum +Benefits
Posted: 20 hours ago
Northwich, Cheshire
Adria Solutions Ltd
Salary: £20000 - £26000 per annum
Posted: 20 hours ago
Knutsford, Cheshire
Oscar Associates (UK) Ltd
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum + excellent benefits
Posted: 20 hours ago
Cheshire
Exposed Solutions
Salary: £25000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: 22 hours ago
Crewe, Cheshire
Adalta Recruitment Solutions
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Macclesfield, Cheshire
Net Talent
Posted: Yesterday
Warrington, Cheshire
Applause IT Innovation
Salary: £38000 - £43000 per annum + + Bens
Posted: Yesterday
Chester, Cheshire
Applause IT Innovation
Salary: £26000 - £38000 per annum + Depending on Exp +Bonus
Posted: 2 days ago
Knutsford, Cheshire
TEKsystems
Posted: 4 days ago
Warrington, Cheshire
Ascent People Ltd
Salary: £45000 - £50000 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Frodsham, Cheshire
Oscar Associates (UK) Ltd
Salary: £50000 - £65000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Cheshire
Hays Finance Technology
Salary: £30000 - £60000.00 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Chester
Shortlist Recruitment
Salary: £25000 - £30000 per annum + pension, 25 days holiday
Posted: 7 days ago
Warrington
Progressive Recruitment
Salary: competitive
Posted: 8 days ago
Warrington, Cheshire
SCC
Posted: 9 days ago
Warrington
Applause IT Innovation
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum + + Bens
Posted: 9 days ago
Cheshire
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Salary: £45000.00 - £60000.00 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 9 days ago