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

Location
3 months to
30 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Degree
Rank 19 20 28
Rank change year-on-year
+1 +8
Permanent jobs citing Degree 173 146 197
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cheshire 9.60% 9.34% 9.39%
As % of the Qualifications category 41.69% 34.93% 42.18%
Number of salaries quoted 131 110 173
Average salary £40,000 £37,500 £30,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.66% +25.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £23,700 £21,200
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £50,750 £40,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,000
% change year-on-year
- +8.10%
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
415 418 467
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cheshire 23.03% 26.73% 22.26%
Number of salaries quoted 341 288 385
Average salary £40,000 £37,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,000 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £45,000 £48,600
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 30 January 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 30 January 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 +19 62 £40,000 +3.89% 11
Chester -1 16 £32,500 -13.33% 8
Macclesfield -12 13 £42,500 +49.12% 2
Knutsford +7 12 £31,750 -9.28% 2
Runcorn +2 11 £46,250 +41.22% 2
Wilmslow -11 10 £53,750 +114.99% 2
Sandbach - 6 - -
Crewe +11 4 £37,500 +50.00% 3
Nantwich +3 2 £30,000 -14.28% 1
Lymm - 1 £19,000 -
Daresbury - 1 £50,000 -
Degree
North West

Degree
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cheshire

For the 6 months to 30 January 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.

1 100 (27.10%) Finance
1 100 (27.10%) SQL
2 95 (25.75%) Agile Software Development
3 92 (24.93%) Computer Science
4 82 (22.22%) SQL Server
5 67 (18.16%) Project Management
6 62 (16.80%) Microsoft
7 60 (16.26%) .NET
8 53 (14.36%) HTML
8 53 (14.36%) Analytical Skills
9 52 (14.09%) Windows
10 50 (13.55%) Web Services
11 48 (13.01%) CSS
11 48 (13.01%) Java
12 45 (12.20%) JavaScript
12 45 (12.20%) Oracle
12 45 (12.20%) ASP.NET
13 44 (11.92%) MS Excel
14 43 (11.65%) ITIL
15 42 (11.38%) C#
16 37 (10.03%) Business Intelligence
17 36 (9.76%) Service Delivery
18 35 (9.49%) Linux
19 31 (8.40%) Scrum
20 30 (8.13%) T-SQL
20 30 (8.13%) Marketing
21 29 (7.86%) MVC
21 29 (7.86%) Relational Database
22 28 (7.59%) Data Warehouse
22 28 (7.59%) Software Engineering

Degree
Top Related IT Skills in Cheshire by Category

For the 6 months to 30 January 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 (2.98%) SAS
2 8 (2.17%) SharePoint
2 8 (2.17%) Lync
3 7 (1.90%) WordPress
4 6 (1.63%) WebSphere
5 4 (1.08%) Confluence
6 2 (0.54%) BizTalk Server
6 2 (0.54%) IBM HTTP Server
6 2 (0.54%) Oracle HTTP Server
6 2 (0.54%) MS Exchange
6 2 (0.54%) JBoss
6 2 (0.54%) Tomcat
6 2 (0.54%) IIS
6 2 (0.54%) MS Project Server
6 2 (0.54%) Mule
6 2 (0.54%) Umbraco
6 2 (0.54%) Apache Solr
6 2 (0.54%) Apache ServiceMix
6 2 (0.54%) Exchange Server 2010
7 1 (0.27%) Node.js
Applications
1 44 (11.92%) MS Excel
2 20 (5.42%) MS Office
3 17 (4.61%) MS PowerPoint
4 9 (2.44%) SPSS
5 8 (2.17%) AutoCAD
5 8 (2.17%) MS Project
5 8 (2.17%) FastStats
6 5 (1.36%) MS Visio
7 1 (0.27%) Adobe Captivate
7 1 (0.27%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 10 (2.71%) Oracle ERP
2 9 (2.44%) SAP BPC
2 9 (2.44%) SAP CO
2 9 (2.44%) SAP FI
2 9 (2.44%) SAP FI/CO
3 5 (1.36%) Dynamics CRM
3 5 (1.36%) Oracle CRM
4 4 (1.08%) Dynamics NAV
5 3 (0.81%) SAP InfiniteInsight
6 2 (0.54%) SAP MDM
7 1 (0.27%) Dynamics AX
7 1 (0.27%) Google Analytics
Cloud Services
1 16 (4.34%) Amazon AWS
2 12 (3.25%) Amazon S3
3 3 (0.81%) Microsoft Azure
4 1 (0.27%) Google Compute Engine
4 1 (0.27%) Google Cloud Platform
Communications & Networking
1 18 (4.88%) TCP/IP
2 10 (2.71%) Firewall
3 7 (1.90%) Network Security
4 6 (1.63%) Internet
5 5 (1.36%) DNS
5 5 (1.36%) LAN
5 5 (1.36%) Intranet
6 4 (1.08%) WAN
6 4 (1.08%) DHCP
7 3 (0.81%) tcpdump
7 3 (0.81%) Intrusion Detection
7 3 (0.81%) Wireshark
7 3 (0.81%) Ethernet
7 3 (0.81%) HTTP
8 2 (0.54%) Wireless
8 2 (0.54%) SAN
9 1 (0.27%) Modbus
9 1 (0.27%) Profibus
9 1 (0.27%) iSCSI
9 1 (0.27%) Broadband
Database & Business Intelligence
1 82 (22.22%) SQL Server
2 29 (7.86%) Relational Database
3 28 (7.59%) Data Warehouse
4 25 (6.78%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 20 (5.42%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 16 (4.34%) SQL Server 2008
7 13 (3.52%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 12 (3.25%) Amazon DynamoDB
9 9 (2.44%) SAP BW
10 8 (2.17%) SQL Server 2012
11 7 (1.90%) RDBMS
12 6 (1.63%) MySQL
12 6 (1.63%) DB2
13 5 (1.36%) Big Data
13 5 (1.36%) OLAP Cube
13 5 (1.36%) SQLite
13 5 (1.36%) OLAP
13 5 (1.36%) Crystal Reports
14 4 (1.08%) MS Access
14 4 (1.08%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 20 (5.42%) JIRA
2 14 (3.79%) Selenium
3 12 (3.25%) Visual Studio
3 12 (3.25%) Cucumber
4 8 (2.17%) QuickTest Pro
4 8 (2.17%) FitNesse
5 5 (1.36%) Team Foundation Server
5 5 (1.36%) Git (software)
5 5 (1.36%) Synon
6 4 (1.08%) Subversion
6 4 (1.08%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
7 2 (0.54%) Introscope
7 2 (0.54%) Eclipse
7 2 (0.54%) Ant
7 2 (0.54%) JUnit
7 2 (0.54%) Jenkins
7 2 (0.54%) Mockito
7 2 (0.54%) SpecFlow
8 1 (0.27%) Grunt
8 1 (0.27%) Gradle
General
1 100 (27.10%) Finance
2 30 (8.13%) Marketing
3 23 (6.23%) Banking
4 22 (5.96%) Manufacturing
5 16 (4.34%) Retail
5 16 (4.34%) Billing
6 13 (3.52%) Telecoms
6 13 (3.52%) Legal
7 11 (2.98%) Pharmaceutical
8 9 (2.44%) German Language
9 5 (1.36%) Financial Institution
9 5 (1.36%) Games
10 3 (0.81%) Electronics
11 2 (0.54%) Aerospace
12 1 (0.27%) Multimedia
12 1 (0.27%) Retail Banking
12 1 (0.27%) Military
12 1 (0.27%) Automotive
12 1 (0.27%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 101 (27.37%) Developer
2 66 (17.89%) Analyst
3 33 (8.94%) .NET Developer
4 26 (7.05%) Service Manager
5 25 (6.78%) Business Analyst
6 23 (6.23%) Software Developer
6 23 (6.23%) Senior Developer
6 23 (6.23%) Delivery Manager
7 20 (5.42%) Web Developer
8 19 (5.15%) Project Manager
9 17 (4.61%) Tester
10 16 (4.34%) Consultant
11 14 (3.79%) Software Engineer
11 14 (3.79%) Graduate
12 13 (3.52%) Junior
12 13 (3.52%) Services Delivery Manager
13 12 (3.25%) VB.NET Developer
13 12 (3.25%) .NET Software Developer
14 11 (2.98%) Business Consultant
14 11 (2.98%) Graduate Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 60 (16.26%) .NET
2 53 (14.36%) HTML
3 50 (13.55%) Web Services
4 48 (13.01%) CSS
5 45 (12.20%) ASP.NET
6 27 (7.32%) jQuery
7 26 (7.05%) XML
8 24 (6.50%) HTML5
9 20 (5.42%) .NET Framework
10 19 (5.15%) Ajax
11 11 (2.98%) JSON
12 10 (2.71%) ASP.NET MVC
13 9 (2.44%) XSLT
13 9 (2.44%) SOAP
14 7 (1.90%) Phalcon
14 7 (1.90%) JMS
15 6 (1.63%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
16 5 (1.36%) WCF
16 5 (1.36%) Swing
17 4 (1.08%) WinForms
Miscellaneous
1 92 (24.93%) Computer Science
2 53 (14.36%) Analytical Skills
3 27 (7.32%) Mathematics
4 23 (6.23%) Mobile App
5 17 (4.61%) Statistics
6 15 (4.07%) User Experience
6 15 (4.07%) Management Information System
7 11 (2.98%) Open Source
8 8 (2.17%) Replication
8 8 (2.17%) Enterprise Software
9 7 (1.90%) Life Science
9 7 (1.90%) Fat Client
9 7 (1.90%) Thin Client
10 6 (1.63%) Clustering
10 6 (1.63%) N-Tier
10 6 (1.63%) Social Media
11 5 (1.36%) iSeries
11 5 (1.36%) FMCG
11 5 (1.36%) AS400
12 4 (1.08%) Client/Server
Operating Systems
1 52 (14.09%) Windows
2 35 (9.49%) Linux
3 24 (6.50%) UNIX
4 20 (5.42%) Apple iOS
5 18 (4.88%) Android
6 7 (1.90%) Mac OS X
7 6 (1.63%) Windows Server 2008
8 5 (1.36%) Windows 7
9 4 (1.08%) Windows Mobile
9 4 (1.08%) Windows Server 2012
10 3 (0.81%) Windows XP
10 3 (0.81%) Windows Server 2003
11 2 (0.54%) Windows CE
12 1 (0.27%) Windows 8
12 1 (0.27%) CentOS
12 1 (0.27%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 95 (25.75%) Agile Software Development
2 67 (18.16%) Project Management
3 43 (11.65%) ITIL
4 37 (10.03%) Business Intelligence
5 36 (9.76%) Service Delivery
6 31 (8.40%) Scrum
7 29 (7.86%) MVC
8 28 (7.59%) Software Engineering
9 26 (7.05%) ETL
10 23 (6.23%) Analytics
10 23 (6.23%) Data Modelling
11 22 (5.96%) E-Commerce
12 18 (4.88%) Stakeholder Management
13 17 (4.61%) OO
13 17 (4.61%) Change Management
14 16 (4.34%) CRM
14 16 (4.34%) Data Analysis
15 15 (4.07%) Performance Tuning
15 15 (4.07%) Resource Management
15 15 (4.07%) PRINCE2
Programming Languages
1 100 (27.10%) SQL
2 48 (13.01%) Java
3 45 (12.20%) JavaScript
4 42 (11.38%) C#
5 30 (8.13%) T-SQL
6 24 (6.50%) C
7 23 (6.23%) C++
8 22 (5.96%) VB
9 20 (5.42%) PHP
10 15 (4.07%) VB.NET
11 14 (3.79%) VB6
12 9 (2.44%) RPG
13 6 (1.63%) PowerShell
14 5 (1.36%) RPG/400
15 3 (0.81%) Objective-C
16 2 (0.54%) Embedded C
16 2 (0.54%) Embedded C++
16 2 (0.54%) ABAP
16 2 (0.54%) VBA
16 2 (0.54%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 22 (5.96%) ITIL Certification
2 20 (5.42%) Microsoft Certification
3 15 (4.07%) HND
4 10 (2.71%) HNC
5 9 (2.44%) PRINCE2 Certification
5 9 (2.44%) ISEB
6 6 (1.63%) MBA
6 6 (1.63%) Security Cleared
7 5 (1.36%) MCSA
7 5 (1.36%) PMI Certification
8 4 (1.08%) MCSE
9 3 (0.81%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
9 3 (0.81%) GCIH
9 3 (0.81%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
9 3 (0.81%) PMP
10 2 (0.54%) Citrix Certification
10 2 (0.54%) MCT
11 1 (0.27%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
11 1 (0.27%) ISTQB
11 1 (0.27%) MCTS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 18 (4.88%) SLA
2 16 (4.34%) QA
3 3 (0.81%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 17 (4.61%) Active Directory
2 13 (3.52%) VMware Infrastructure
3 4 (1.08%) Microsoft App-V
3 4 (1.08%) XenApp
3 4 (1.08%) XenDesktop
4 3 (0.81%) Snort
5 2 (0.54%) Hyper-V
6 1 (0.27%) VMware ESXi
6 1 (0.27%) VMware Server
6 1 (0.27%) Firmware
6 1 (0.27%) Terminal Server
6 1 (0.27%) Terminal Services
Systems Management
1 3 (0.81%) Puppet
2 2 (0.54%) Backup Exec
2 2 (0.54%) Opscode Chef
3 1 (0.27%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
3 1 (0.27%) Opsview
3 1 (0.27%) SCOM
3 1 (0.27%) WSUS
3 1 (0.27%) Nagios
Vendors
1 62 (16.80%) Microsoft
2 45 (12.20%) Oracle
3 25 (6.78%) SAP
4 16 (4.34%) VMware
5 15 (4.07%) Teradata
6 12 (3.25%) Citrix
7 11 (2.98%) Informatica
7 11 (2.98%) BT
8 10 (2.71%) Hyperion
9 7 (1.90%) Perforce
10 6 (1.63%) IBM
11 5 (1.36%) SmartFocus
11 5 (1.36%) Google
11 5 (1.36%) Planview
11 5 (1.36%) Minitab
12 4 (1.08%) Sybase
13 3 (0.81%) LogRhythm
13 3 (0.81%) Splunk
13 3 (0.81%) Facebook
13 3 (0.81%) HP
Nantwich
Shortlist Recruitment
Salary: £25000 - £30000 per annum + pension, healthcare
Posted: 3 hours ago
Runcorn
Computer Futures
Salary: £35000 - £55000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 16 hours ago
Warrington, Cheshire
Ascent People Ltd
Salary: £20000 - £25000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Knutsford, Cheshire
TEKsystems
Salary: £40000 - £60000 per annum + Bonus + Pension
Posted: Yesterday
Warrington, Cheshire
Experis Ltd
Salary: Excellent package
Posted: Yesterday
Crewe, Cheshire
Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum + bens
Posted: Yesterday
Warrington, Cheshire
Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £24000 - £30000 per annum + bens
Posted: Yesterday
Chester, Cheshire
EasyWebRecruitment.com
Salary: £25 – £30k
Posted: Yesterday
Warrington, Cheshire
Net Talent
Posted: 2 days ago
Cheshire
Spring Technology
Salary: £25000.00 - £30000.00 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Chester, Cheshire
BTR Recruitment Ltd.
Salary: From £45,000 to £65,000 per annum plus bens
Posted: 3 days ago
Chester
Shortlist Recruitment
Salary: £25000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Cheshire
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Salary: £45000.00 - £52000.00 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Cheshire
Applause IT Innovation
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + benefits and bonus
Posted: 3 days ago
Warrington, Cheshire, Manchester
D4 Digital
Salary: £40,000 - £60,000 per year
Posted: 4 days ago
Warrington
Searchability
Salary: £16000 - £20000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Warrington, Cheshire
Advantage XPO
Posted: 6 days ago
Cheshire
Progressive Recruitment
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 6 days ago
Chester
Shortlist Recruitment
Salary: £18000 - £22000 per annum + Excellent competitive package
Posted: 6 days ago
Cheshire
Experis Ltd
Salary: £40000 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago