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 22 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
22 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Degree
Rank 21 18 28
Rank change year-on-year
-3 +10
Permanent jobs citing Degree 151 152 141
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cheshire 9.31% 8.85% 7.83%
As % of the Qualifications category 44.94% 37.62% 37.11%
Number of salaries quoted 100 100 114
Average salary £42,500 £35,000 £34,750
Average salary % change year-on-year
+21.42% +0.71%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,133 £22,400 £23,400
10% offered a salary of more than £67,000 £70,000 £50,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
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
336 404 380
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cheshire 20.72% 23.53% 21.10%
Number of salaries quoted 254 261 278
Average salary £40,000 £35,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+14.28% -
90% offered a salary of more than £23,500 £24,000 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £61,215 £55,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -

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 22 May 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 22 May 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 +13 43 £42,500 +32.81% 8
Crewe +8 29 £40,000 +3.22% 3
Runcorn +5 10 £46,250 +81.37% 2
Chester -15 10 £26,041 -22.84% 7
Macclesfield +5 9 £35,000 +22.80% 5
Knutsford +2 5 £40,000 +6.66% 2
Wilmslow -3 2 £47,000 +100.85% 2
Daresbury - 1 - - 1
Northwich - 1 £37,500 - 1
Frodsham - 1 £32,500 -
Degree
North West

Degree
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cheshire

For the 6 months to 22 May 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 92 (29.58%) SQL
2 83 (26.69%) Finance
3 74 (23.79%) Agile Software Development
4 72 (23.15%) Computer Science
5 67 (21.54%) Windows
6 63 (20.26%) .NET
7 62 (19.94%) SQL Server
8 60 (19.29%) Microsoft
9 55 (17.68%) HTML
10 51 (16.40%) ITIL
11 50 (16.08%) CSS
11 50 (16.08%) Project Management
12 47 (15.11%) Java
12 47 (15.11%) JavaScript
13 42 (13.50%) MS Excel
14 39 (12.54%) Web Services
14 39 (12.54%) C#
15 38 (12.22%) ASP.NET
16 37 (11.90%) Software Engineering
17 35 (11.25%) MVC
18 34 (10.93%) Service Delivery
18 34 (10.93%) Oracle
18 34 (10.93%) Microsoft Certification
19 31 (9.97%) Active Directory
19 31 (9.97%) Risk Management
20 30 (9.65%) .NET Framework
20 30 (9.65%) Analytical Skills
21 28 (9.00%) XML
22 27 (8.68%) jQuery
23 26 (8.36%) CRM

Degree
Top Related IT Skills in Cheshire by Category

For the 6 months to 22 May 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 11 (3.54%) IIS
2 8 (2.57%) SharePoint
2 8 (2.57%) MS Exchange
3 7 (2.25%) SAS
3 7 (2.25%) WebSphere
4 5 (1.61%) Tomcat
4 5 (1.61%) JBoss
4 5 (1.61%) Lync
4 5 (1.61%) Exchange Server 2010
5 4 (1.29%) Confluence
5 4 (1.29%) Exchange Server 2013
5 4 (1.29%) Exchange Server 2003
6 3 (0.96%) CMS
6 3 (0.96%) Oracle 9iAS
6 3 (0.96%) Oracle Application Server
6 3 (0.96%) Apache Spark
6 3 (0.96%) Apache Pig
7 2 (0.64%) Umbraco
7 2 (0.64%) WordPress
7 2 (0.64%) Apache Solr
Applications
1 42 (13.50%) MS Excel
2 18 (5.79%) MS Office
3 10 (3.22%) MS PowerPoint
4 8 (2.57%) MS Visio
5 5 (1.61%) MS Project
6 3 (0.96%) AutoCAD
6 3 (0.96%) ProjectWise
7 2 (0.64%) OmniGraffle
7 2 (0.64%) FastStats
7 2 (0.64%) Photoshop
7 2 (0.64%) SPSS
7 2 (0.64%) Adobe Illustrator
8 1 (0.32%) SOLIDWORKS
Business Applications
1 12 (3.86%) Dynamics NAV
2 11 (3.54%) Dynamics CRM
3 7 (2.25%) Oracle CRM
4 3 (0.96%) Primavera
4 3 (0.96%) Dynamics AX
5 2 (0.64%) Oracle Payables
5 2 (0.64%) Magento
6 1 (0.32%) SAP MM
6 1 (0.32%) SAP QM
Cloud Services
1 6 (1.93%) Amazon AWS
2 4 (1.29%) Office 365
2 4 (1.29%) Amazon S3
3 3 (0.96%) Microsoft Azure
3 3 (0.96%) Cloud Computing
4 2 (0.64%) SmartFocus
4 2 (0.64%) Trello
4 2 (0.64%) GitHub
4 2 (0.64%) Google Analytics
5 1 (0.32%) Google Cloud Platform
5 1 (0.32%) Google Compute Engine
Communications & Networking
1 20 (6.43%) TCP/IP
2 19 (6.11%) Wireless
3 15 (4.82%) DNS
4 14 (4.50%) Firewall
5 11 (3.54%) Network Security
6 10 (3.22%) DHCP
6 10 (3.22%) LAN
7 9 (2.89%) WAN
7 9 (2.89%) HTTP
8 6 (1.93%) Ethernet
8 6 (1.93%) Internet
9 5 (1.61%) SSL
10 4 (1.29%) Intranet
11 3 (0.96%) HTTPS
11 3 (0.96%) Intrusion Detection
11 3 (0.96%) Wireshark
11 3 (0.96%) tcpdump
12 2 (0.64%) VPN
12 2 (0.64%) GPRS
12 2 (0.64%) UMTS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 62 (19.94%) SQL Server
2 22 (7.07%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 19 (6.11%) SQL Server 2012
4 17 (5.47%) SQL Server 2008
5 14 (4.50%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 14 (4.50%) Relational Database
6 13 (4.18%) Data Warehouse
7 11 (3.54%) MySQL
8 8 (2.57%) Oracle Database
9 6 (1.93%) OLAP Cube
9 6 (1.93%) DB2
9 6 (1.93%) OLAP
9 6 (1.93%) Data Mining
10 5 (1.61%) Oracle Database 10g
10 5 (1.61%) SQL Server 2005
11 4 (1.29%) NoSQL
11 4 (1.29%) Amazon DynamoDB
11 4 (1.29%) QlikView
11 4 (1.29%) Oracle Reports
11 4 (1.29%) BusinessObjects
Development Applications
1 11 (3.54%) Visual Studio
1 11 (3.54%) JIRA
2 10 (3.22%) Subversion
3 6 (1.93%) Git (software)
4 5 (1.61%) VSS/SourceSafe
4 5 (1.61%) Axure RP
5 4 (1.29%) Synon
5 4 (1.29%) CodeWarrior
6 3 (0.96%) Team Foundation Server
7 2 (0.64%) Octopus Deploy
7 2 (0.64%) Jenkins
7 2 (0.64%) Selenium
7 2 (0.64%) TeamCity
8 1 (0.32%) Xcode
8 1 (0.32%) Eclipse
8 1 (0.32%) Ant
8 1 (0.32%) ClearCase
8 1 (0.32%) Ranorex
8 1 (0.32%) WebDriver
8 1 (0.32%) SpecFlow
General
1 83 (26.69%) Finance
2 25 (8.04%) Financial Institution
3 23 (7.40%) Retail
4 21 (6.75%) Billing
5 17 (5.47%) Telecoms
5 17 (5.47%) Banking
6 14 (4.50%) Manufacturing
7 13 (4.18%) Marketing
8 12 (3.86%) Pharmaceutical
9 10 (3.22%) Electronics
10 8 (2.57%) Legal
11 7 (2.25%) Investment Banking
12 6 (1.93%) Games
13 4 (1.29%) Corporate Banking
13 4 (1.29%) Law
14 2 (0.64%) Advertising
15 1 (0.32%) Aerospace
15 1 (0.32%) Automotive
Job Titles
1 90 (28.94%) Developer
2 40 (12.86%) Analyst
3 24 (7.72%) .NET Developer
4 20 (6.43%) Service Manager
5 19 (6.11%) Delivery Manager
6 18 (5.79%) Software Engineer
7 17 (5.47%) Java Developer
8 16 (5.14%) DBA
8 16 (5.14%) Project Manager
9 15 (4.82%) Senior Developer
10 14 (4.50%) Graduate
11 13 (4.18%) C# Developer
11 13 (4.18%) Support Engineer
11 13 (4.18%) Software Developer
12 12 (3.86%) Technical Manager
12 12 (3.86%) Services Delivery Manager
13 11 (3.54%) Administrator
14 10 (3.22%) Business Analyst
15 9 (2.89%) Design Engineer
15 9 (2.89%) Infrastructure Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 63 (20.26%) .NET
2 55 (17.68%) HTML
3 50 (16.08%) CSS
4 39 (12.54%) Web Services
5 38 (12.22%) ASP.NET
6 30 (9.65%) .NET Framework
7 28 (9.00%) XML
8 27 (8.68%) jQuery
9 19 (6.11%) HTML5
10 18 (5.79%) ASP.NET MVC
11 13 (4.18%) Entity Framework
12 12 (3.86%) WCF
13 9 (2.89%) SOAP
13 9 (2.89%) JSON
14 8 (2.57%) ASP.NET MVC 4
14 8 (2.57%) Ajax
14 8 (2.57%) WinForms
15 7 (2.25%) RESTful
16 6 (1.93%) WPF
17 5 (1.61%) Hibernate
Miscellaneous
1 72 (23.15%) Computer Science
2 30 (9.65%) Analytical Skills
3 20 (6.43%) Mobile App
4 18 (5.79%) Management Information System
4 18 (5.79%) User Experience
5 17 (5.47%) Life Science
6 14 (4.50%) Mathematics
6 14 (4.50%) Clustering
7 11 (3.54%) Statistics
8 10 (3.22%) Open Source
8 10 (3.22%) Replication
9 6 (1.93%) Algorithms
9 6 (1.93%) Fat Client
9 6 (1.93%) iSeries
9 6 (1.93%) Thin Client
10 5 (1.61%) N-Tier
10 5 (1.61%) Graphic Design
10 5 (1.61%) Enterprise Software
10 5 (1.61%) Social Media
11 4 (1.29%) Data Structures
Operating Systems
1 67 (21.54%) Windows
2 23 (7.40%) Windows Server 2012
3 19 (6.11%) Linux
4 17 (5.47%) Windows Server 2008
5 15 (4.82%) Apple iOS
5 15 (4.82%) Windows Server 2003
5 15 (4.82%) UNIX
6 14 (4.50%) Android
7 12 (3.86%) Windows CE
8 7 (2.25%) Windows Mobile
9 6 (1.93%) Windows 7
10 5 (1.61%) Windows XP
11 4 (1.29%) Mac OS X
12 2 (0.64%) Windows Phone 7
12 2 (0.64%) Windows Phone
12 2 (0.64%) Solaris
13 1 (0.32%) Embedded Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 74 (23.79%) Agile Software Development
2 51 (16.40%) ITIL
3 50 (16.08%) Project Management
4 37 (11.90%) Software Engineering
5 35 (11.25%) MVC
6 34 (10.93%) Service Delivery
7 31 (9.97%) Risk Management
8 26 (8.36%) CRM
9 21 (6.75%) Service Management
10 20 (6.43%) Scrum
11 19 (6.11%) Customer Engagement
12 18 (5.79%) Continuous Integration
13 16 (5.14%) PRINCE2
13 16 (5.14%) OO
13 16 (5.14%) Waterfall
14 15 (4.82%) Unit Testing
15 14 (4.50%) ETL
15 14 (4.50%) UML
16 13 (4.18%) Security Management
16 13 (4.18%) SOA
Programming Languages
1 92 (29.58%) SQL
2 47 (15.11%) Java
2 47 (15.11%) JavaScript
3 39 (12.54%) C#
4 21 (6.75%) C
5 19 (6.11%) T-SQL
6 17 (5.47%) C++
7 12 (3.86%) PHP
8 11 (3.54%) PowerShell
9 8 (2.57%) Python
9 8 (2.57%) VB
9 8 (2.57%) PL/SQL
9 8 (2.57%) RPG
10 7 (2.25%) Embedded C
10 7 (2.25%) Embedded C++
10 7 (2.25%) VB.NET
11 4 (1.29%) RPG/400
11 4 (1.29%) VB6
12 3 (0.96%) MATLAB
12 3 (0.96%) Prolog
Qualifications
1 34 (10.93%) Microsoft Certification
2 17 (5.47%) HND
3 10 (3.22%) PRINCE2 Certification
4 9 (2.89%) HNC
5 8 (2.57%) MCSA
5 8 (2.57%) ITIL Certification
5 8 (2.57%) ISEB
6 7 (2.25%) MBA
7 6 (1.93%) MCSE
8 5 (1.61%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
9 4 (1.29%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
9 4 (1.29%) ISTQB
9 4 (1.29%) CISSP
9 4 (1.29%) Cisco Certification
9 4 (1.29%) CISA
9 4 (1.29%) CISM
10 3 (0.96%) OCP
10 3 (0.96%) Oracle Certification
10 3 (0.96%) MCITP
10 3 (0.96%) MCTS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 14 (4.50%) ISO 9001
2 13 (4.18%) SLA
3 9 (2.89%) QA
4 7 (2.25%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 7 (2.25%) COBIT
5 4 (1.29%) ISO/IEC 17799
6 2 (0.64%) WCAG
6 2 (0.64%) WAI
System Software
1 31 (9.97%) Active Directory
2 11 (3.54%) VMware Infrastructure
3 4 (1.29%) VMware Server
4 3 (0.96%) VMware ESX
4 3 (0.96%) Snort
4 3 (0.96%) XenApp
4 3 (0.96%) vSphere
5 2 (0.64%) XenDesktop
5 2 (0.64%) Microsoft App-V
6 1 (0.32%) Terminal Server
6 1 (0.32%) VMware ESXi
6 1 (0.32%) vCloud
Systems Management
1 8 (2.57%) Backup Exec
2 2 (0.64%) Opscode Chef
3 1 (0.32%) HP Quality Center
3 1 (0.32%) SCCM
3 1 (0.32%) WSUS
3 1 (0.32%) Puppet
Vendors
1 60 (19.29%) Microsoft
2 34 (10.93%) Oracle
3 20 (6.43%) VMware
4 12 (3.86%) Citrix
5 10 (3.22%) BT
6 9 (2.89%) Cisco
7 8 (2.57%) IBM
8 7 (2.25%) Business Objects
9 6 (1.93%) Google
9 6 (1.93%) SAP
10 4 (1.29%) Mentor Graphics
10 4 (1.29%) Sybase
10 4 (1.29%) Perforce
11 3 (0.96%) Teradata
11 3 (0.96%) CommVault
11 3 (0.96%) Computacenter
11 3 (0.96%) Planview
11 3 (0.96%) LogRhythm
11 3 (0.96%) Splunk
12 2 (0.64%) Facebook
Cheshire
Rullion IT Plus
Salary: £23000 - £25000 per annum + package
Posted: 2 days ago
Chester
Recruitment Genius
Salary: £18000 - £23000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Warrington, Cheshire
Ascent People Ltd
Salary: £45000 - £50000 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Chester, Cheshire
Applause IT Innovation
Salary: £20000 - £25000 per annum + Including Car Allowance +Bens
Posted: 2 days ago
Chester, Cheshire
Applause IT Innovation
Salary: £23000 - £33000 per annum + inc 5K Car Allow + Bonus + Bens
Posted: 2 days ago
Cheshire
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Salary: £20000.00 - £24000.00 per annum + Package
Posted: 2 days ago
Warrington, Cheshire
IT Executive Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Macclesfield, Cheshire
Hudson IT
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Wilmslow, Cheshire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £18000 - £22000 per annum + OTE 35K
Posted: 3 days ago
Chester, Cheshire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £16000 - £20000 per annum + OTE 35K
Posted: 3 days ago
Cheshire
Hudson IT
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Knutsford, Cheshire
Adria Solutions Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £42000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Crewe, Cheshire
Experis Ltd
Salary: £55000.00 per annum + 15% bonus, full benefits package
Posted: 4 days ago
Macclesfield, Cheshire
ISL
Salary: £30000.00 - £40000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Warrington, Cheshire
Hudson IT
Salary: excellent benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Daresbury, Warrington
Research Councils UK
Posted: 5 days ago
Macclesfield
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum + benefits + bonus
Posted: 5 days ago
Crewe, Cheshire
Real Time Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 50,000
Posted: 6 days ago
Cheshire
Linux Recruit
Salary: Up to £60,000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago