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

Location
3 months to
24 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Degree
Rank 23 20 28
Rank change year-on-year
-3 +8
Permanent jobs citing Degree 137 163 138
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cheshire 8.02% 9.07% 7.37%
As % of the Qualifications category 36.73% 35.82% 34.33%
Number of salaries quoted 85 106 114
Average salary £42,500 £34,000 £31,750
Average salary % change year-on-year
+25.00% +7.08%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,000 £23,000 £24,500
10% offered a salary of more than £63,250 £60,000 £50,000
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
373 455 402
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cheshire 21.84% 25.32% 21.47%
Number of salaries quoted 262 302 299
Average salary £41,250 £37,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+10.00% +7.14%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,500 £25,500 £21,000
10% offered a salary of more than £61,215 £50,000 £52,500
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 24 April 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 24 April 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 42 £42,500 +41.66% 9
Crewe +11 26 £40,000 +30.08% 4
Knutsford -1 9 £40,000 -13.51% 3
Chester -15 9 £32,500 +1.56% 11
Macclesfield -4 7 £35,000 +22.80% 1
Runcorn 0 6 £46,250 +40.15% 4
Wilmslow -4 4 £47,000 +104.79% 3
Northwich +6 1 £20,000 -63.63%
Frodsham - 1 £32,500 - 1
Daresbury - 1 - -
Degree
North West

Degree
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cheshire

For the 6 months to 24 April 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 (28.66%) Finance
2 86 (26.79%) SQL
3 78 (24.30%) Agile Software Development
4 73 (22.74%) Computer Science
5 60 (18.69%) HTML
6 58 (18.07%) .NET
6 58 (18.07%) SQL Server
7 55 (17.13%) CSS
7 55 (17.13%) Windows
8 54 (16.82%) Microsoft
9 53 (16.51%) Project Management
10 50 (15.58%) JavaScript
11 49 (15.26%) Java
12 48 (14.95%) MS Excel
13 45 (14.02%) ITIL
13 45 (14.02%) Web Services
14 37 (11.53%) ASP.NET
14 37 (11.53%) Analytical Skills
15 36 (11.21%) C#
15 36 (11.21%) Oracle
16 35 (10.90%) Service Delivery
17 34 (10.59%) Software Engineering
18 32 (9.97%) jQuery
18 32 (9.97%) MVC
19 31 (9.66%) Risk Management
20 29 (9.03%) Financial Institution
21 28 (8.72%) Retail
21 28 (8.72%) .NET Framework
22 27 (8.41%) C
22 27 (8.41%) XML

Degree
Top Related IT Skills in Cheshire by Category

For the 6 months to 24 April 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 9 (2.80%) WebSphere
2 8 (2.49%) SAS
3 6 (1.87%) SharePoint
3 6 (1.87%) MS Exchange
3 6 (1.87%) JBoss
4 5 (1.56%) WordPress
4 5 (1.56%) Confluence
4 5 (1.56%) Exchange Server 2010
5 4 (1.25%) Exchange Server 2013
5 4 (1.25%) Exchange Server 2003
6 3 (0.93%) Apache Solr
6 3 (0.93%) IIS
6 3 (0.93%) Tomcat
6 3 (0.93%) BizTalk Server
7 2 (0.62%) Apache
7 2 (0.62%) Lync
7 2 (0.62%) Mule
7 2 (0.62%) Apache ServiceMix
7 2 (0.62%) Apache Spark
7 2 (0.62%) Apache Pig
Applications
1 48 (14.95%) MS Excel
2 16 (4.98%) MS Office
3 12 (3.74%) MS PowerPoint
4 10 (3.12%) MS Project
5 7 (2.18%) MS Visio
5 7 (2.18%) AutoCAD
6 4 (1.25%) FastStats
6 4 (1.25%) SPSS
7 2 (0.62%) Photoshop
7 2 (0.62%) OmniGraffle
7 2 (0.62%) Adobe Illustrator
Business Applications
1 10 (3.12%) Dynamics NAV
2 9 (2.80%) Dynamics CRM
3 7 (2.18%) Oracle CRM
4 4 (1.25%) Oracle ERP
5 2 (0.62%) Dynamics AX
5 2 (0.62%) SAP InfiniteInsight
5 2 (0.62%) Magento
6 1 (0.31%) SAP BPC
6 1 (0.31%) SAP FI/CO
6 1 (0.31%) SAP CO
6 1 (0.31%) SAP QM
6 1 (0.31%) SAP FI
6 1 (0.31%) SAP MM
Cloud Services
1 11 (3.43%) Amazon AWS
2 9 (2.80%) Amazon S3
3 2 (0.62%) Google Analytics
3 2 (0.62%) SmartFocus
3 2 (0.62%) Office 365
4 1 (0.31%) Google Compute Engine
4 1 (0.31%) Google Cloud Platform
4 1 (0.31%) Cloud Computing
4 1 (0.31%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 21 (6.54%) TCP/IP
2 19 (5.92%) Firewall
2 19 (5.92%) Wireless
3 13 (4.05%) Network Security
4 9 (2.80%) DNS
5 8 (2.49%) HTTP
6 7 (2.18%) Internet
7 6 (1.87%) LAN
8 5 (1.56%) WAN
8 5 (1.56%) Ethernet
8 5 (1.56%) SSL
9 4 (1.25%) Intranet
9 4 (1.25%) DHCP
10 3 (0.93%) HTTPS
10 3 (0.93%) Intrusion Detection
10 3 (0.93%) Wireshark
10 3 (0.93%) tcpdump
11 2 (0.62%) VPN
11 2 (0.62%) GPRS
11 2 (0.62%) UMTS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 58 (18.07%) SQL Server
2 19 (5.92%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 16 (4.98%) Relational Database
4 15 (4.67%) SQL Server 2012
4 15 (4.67%) SQL Server 2008
5 11 (3.43%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 10 (3.12%) MySQL
7 9 (2.80%) Data Warehouse
7 9 (2.80%) Amazon DynamoDB
8 7 (2.18%) DB2
9 6 (1.87%) OLAP
9 6 (1.87%) OLAP Cube
10 5 (1.56%) Crystal Reports
10 5 (1.56%) Data Mining
11 4 (1.25%) QlikView
11 4 (1.25%) SQLite
12 3 (0.93%) SQL Server Analysis Services
12 3 (0.93%) RDBMS
12 3 (0.93%) Oracle Database
12 3 (0.93%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 14 (4.36%) JIRA
2 12 (3.74%) Visual Studio
3 10 (3.12%) Subversion
4 7 (2.18%) Git (software)
5 5 (1.56%) Axure RP
5 5 (1.56%) VSS/SourceSafe
5 5 (1.56%) Synon
6 3 (0.93%) CodeWarrior
6 3 (0.93%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
7 2 (0.62%) Team Foundation Server
7 2 (0.62%) Ant
7 2 (0.62%) Eclipse
8 1 (0.31%) ClearCase
8 1 (0.31%) Xcode
8 1 (0.31%) Selenium
8 1 (0.31%) Jenkins
General
1 92 (28.66%) Finance
2 29 (9.03%) Financial Institution
3 28 (8.72%) Retail
4 25 (7.79%) Billing
5 21 (6.54%) Telecoms
6 18 (5.61%) Banking
7 15 (4.67%) Marketing
8 13 (4.05%) Manufacturing
9 8 (2.49%) Electronics
9 8 (2.49%) Legal
10 7 (2.18%) Pharmaceutical
11 6 (1.87%) Games
11 6 (1.87%) Investment Banking
12 4 (1.25%) Corporate Banking
13 2 (0.62%) Law
14 1 (0.31%) Aerospace
14 1 (0.31%) Automotive
14 1 (0.31%) Advertising
14 1 (0.31%) German Language
Job Titles
1 97 (30.22%) Developer
2 44 (13.71%) Analyst
3 29 (9.03%) .NET Developer
4 22 (6.85%) Service Manager
5 20 (6.23%) Senior Developer
5 20 (6.23%) Delivery Manager
6 18 (5.61%) Software Engineer
7 17 (5.30%) Project Manager
8 16 (4.98%) Software Developer
9 15 (4.67%) Web Developer
10 14 (4.36%) Graduate
11 13 (4.05%) Java Developer
11 13 (4.05%) Services Delivery Manager
12 12 (3.74%) Design Engineer
12 12 (3.74%) DBA
12 12 (3.74%) Support Engineer
12 12 (3.74%) Technical Manager
13 11 (3.43%) Business Analyst
13 11 (3.43%) Consultant
14 10 (3.12%) C# Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 60 (18.69%) HTML
2 58 (18.07%) .NET
3 55 (17.13%) CSS
4 45 (14.02%) Web Services
5 37 (11.53%) ASP.NET
6 32 (9.97%) jQuery
7 28 (8.72%) .NET Framework
8 27 (8.41%) XML
8 27 (8.41%) HTML5
9 18 (5.61%) ASP.NET MVC
10 13 (4.05%) Ajax
11 11 (3.43%) Entity Framework
12 10 (3.12%) WCF
12 10 (3.12%) SOAP
13 9 (2.80%) JSON
14 8 (2.49%) WinForms
15 7 (2.18%) JMS
15 7 (2.18%) ASP.NET MVC 4
16 6 (1.87%) WPF
17 5 (1.56%) Swing
Miscellaneous
1 73 (22.74%) Computer Science
2 37 (11.53%) Analytical Skills
3 26 (8.10%) Mobile App
4 18 (5.61%) User Experience
5 16 (4.98%) Mathematics
5 16 (4.98%) Management Information System
6 12 (3.74%) Statistics
7 11 (3.43%) Life Science
8 9 (2.80%) Replication
9 7 (2.18%) Clustering
9 7 (2.18%) Thin Client
9 7 (2.18%) Fat Client
9 7 (2.18%) iSeries
9 7 (2.18%) Open Source
10 5 (1.56%) Social Media
10 5 (1.56%) AS400
10 5 (1.56%) N-Tier
10 5 (1.56%) Graphic Design
11 4 (1.25%) Client/Server
11 4 (1.25%) Psychology
Operating Systems
1 55 (17.13%) Windows
2 27 (8.41%) Linux
3 20 (6.23%) UNIX
4 16 (4.98%) Apple iOS
5 15 (4.67%) Android
6 10 (3.12%) Windows Server 2012
6 10 (3.12%) Windows CE
7 9 (2.80%) Windows Server 2008
8 7 (2.18%) Windows Server 2003
8 7 (2.18%) Windows Mobile
9 5 (1.56%) Windows 7
10 4 (1.25%) Windows XP
10 4 (1.25%) Mac OS X
11 2 (0.62%) Windows Phone 7
11 2 (0.62%) Windows Phone
12 1 (0.31%) Embedded Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 78 (24.30%) Agile Software Development
2 53 (16.51%) Project Management
3 45 (14.02%) ITIL
4 35 (10.90%) Service Delivery
5 34 (10.59%) Software Engineering
6 32 (9.97%) MVC
7 31 (9.66%) Risk Management
8 23 (7.17%) CRM
9 19 (5.92%) Customer Engagement
10 18 (5.61%) E-Commerce
10 18 (5.61%) Scrum
11 16 (4.98%) Stakeholder Management
11 16 (4.98%) OO
12 15 (4.67%) Unit Testing
13 14 (4.36%) Waterfall
13 14 (4.36%) Information Security
14 13 (4.05%) Business Intelligence
14 13 (4.05%) PRINCE2
14 13 (4.05%) Security Management
14 13 (4.05%) Change Management
Programming Languages
1 86 (26.79%) SQL
2 50 (15.58%) JavaScript
3 49 (15.26%) Java
4 36 (11.21%) C#
5 27 (8.41%) C
6 22 (6.85%) C++
7 19 (5.92%) PHP
8 18 (5.61%) T-SQL
9 11 (3.43%) VB
10 10 (3.12%) VB.NET
10 10 (3.12%) RPG
11 7 (2.18%) VB6
11 7 (2.18%) PowerShell
12 6 (1.87%) Python
12 6 (1.87%) Embedded C
12 6 (1.87%) Embedded C++
13 5 (1.56%) RPG/400
14 4 (1.25%) PL/SQL
15 3 (0.93%) Bash Shell
16 2 (0.62%) MATLAB
Qualifications
1 24 (7.48%) Microsoft Certification
2 17 (5.30%) HND
3 12 (3.74%) HNC
4 11 (3.43%) ITIL Certification
5 10 (3.12%) PRINCE2 Certification
6 7 (2.18%) MCSA
6 7 (2.18%) MBA
7 4 (1.25%) MCSE
7 4 (1.25%) CISSP
7 4 (1.25%) CISA
7 4 (1.25%) CISM
8 3 (0.93%) PMI Certification
8 3 (0.93%) ISEB
8 3 (0.93%) GCIH
8 3 (0.93%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
9 2 (0.62%) Citrix Certification
9 2 (0.62%) MCT
10 1 (0.31%) PhD
10 1 (0.31%) Cisco Certification
10 1 (0.31%) PMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (4.05%) SLA
2 11 (3.43%) ISO 9001
3 7 (2.18%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 7 (2.18%) COBIT
4 5 (1.56%) QA
5 4 (1.25%) ISO/IEC 17799
System Software
1 22 (6.85%) Active Directory
2 11 (3.43%) VMware Infrastructure
3 4 (1.25%) VMware Server
3 4 (1.25%) Microsoft App-V
3 4 (1.25%) XenApp
4 3 (0.93%) XenDesktop
4 3 (0.93%) Snort
5 2 (0.62%) vSphere
6 1 (0.31%) VMware ESXi
6 1 (0.31%) vCloud
6 1 (0.31%) Terminal Server
6 1 (0.31%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 6 (1.87%) Backup Exec
2 2 (0.62%) WSUS
2 2 (0.62%) Opscode Chef
3 1 (0.31%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
3 1 (0.31%) SCCM
3 1 (0.31%) SCOM
3 1 (0.31%) Puppet
Vendors
1 54 (16.82%) Microsoft
2 36 (11.21%) Oracle
3 19 (5.92%) VMware
4 16 (4.98%) Citrix
5 14 (4.36%) BT
6 10 (3.12%) SAP
7 9 (2.80%) IBM
8 7 (2.18%) Google
8 7 (2.18%) Planview
8 7 (2.18%) Cisco
9 5 (1.56%) Sybase
9 5 (1.56%) Perforce
10 3 (0.93%) Hyperion
10 3 (0.93%) Teradata
10 3 (0.93%) Mentor Graphics
10 3 (0.93%) LogRhythm
10 3 (0.93%) Splunk
10 3 (0.93%) Facebook
11 2 (0.62%) Minitab
11 2 (0.62%) Business Objects
Wilmslow, Cheshire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £18000 - £22000 per annum + OTE 35K
Posted: Yesterday
Knutsford, Cheshire
Rullion IT Plus
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + £4,800 bonus + other benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Runcorn, Cheshire
networx
Salary: £Competitive Salary + bonus + company car
Posted: Yesterday
Chester, Cheshire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £18000 - £20000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Chester, Cheshire
Bank of America Merrill Lynch
Posted: Yesterday
Warrington, Cheshire
Adria Solutions Ltd
Salary: £18000 - £26000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Warrington, Cheshire
Oscar Associates (UK) Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + Car Allowance/Pension/Health/Life
Posted: Yesterday
Crewe, Cheshire
Assurant Solutions
Salary: Competitive
Posted: Yesterday
Runcorn, Cheshire
Premier IT
Salary: £20000 - £40000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Chester, Cheshire
Applause IT Innovation
Salary: £20000 - £25000 per annum + Including Car Allowance+bens
Posted: 2 days ago
Warrington, Cheshire
Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £24000 - £30000 per annum + bens
Posted: 2 days ago
Warrington, Cheshire
Rullion IT Plus
Salary: £36000 - £40000 per annum + Package
Posted: 3 days ago
Runcorn, Cheshire
Circle Recruitment
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Warrington, Cheshire
Ascent People Ltd
Salary: £45000 - £50000 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Chester, Cheshire
Applause IT Innovation
Salary: £23000 - £33000 per annum + inc 5K Car Allow + Bonus + Bens
Posted: 3 days ago
Wilmslow, Cheshire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £25000 - £30000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Hyde, Cheshire
Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £28000 - £30000 per annum + bens
Posted: 4 days ago
Hale, Cheshire
TechnoRecruit
Posted: 4 days ago
Cheshire
CK Group
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 4 days ago
Warrington, Cheshire
Webrecruit
Salary: From £30,000 to £40,000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago