The table below looks at the statistics for Degree in IT jobs advertised for the England region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Degree over the 3 months to 24 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
24 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Degree
Rank 13 14 13
Rank change year-on-year
+1 -1
Permanent jobs citing Degree 13770 14128 15899
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 13.29% 14.05% 14.78%
As % of the Qualifications category 48.20% 52.16% 52.18%
Number of salaries quoted 10781 11187 13213
Average salary £43,000 £43,750 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-1.71% +9.37%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £70,000 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £39,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+2.56% +4.00%
Degree
UK

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

Qualifications Category
England
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
28566 27086 30468
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 27.58% 26.93% 28.32%
Number of salaries quoted 22991 21625 25793
Average salary £45,000 £44,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.27% +3.52%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £27,250
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £62,500 £67,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -

Degree
Jobs Demand Trend in England

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

Degree Jobs Demand Trend in England

Degree
Salary Trend in England

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

Degree Salary Trend in England

Degree
Salary Histogram in England

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Degree across the England region over the 3 months to 24 December 2014.

Degree Salary Histogram in England

Degree
Job Locations in England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Degree within the England region over the 3 months to 24 December 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
London +2 6081 £50,000 - 545
South East 0 3091 £40,000 -5.88% 329
East of England -1 1264 £40,000 - 159
South West 0 888 £37,500 +10.29% 106
North West +3 757 £38,500 +6.94% 112
Yorkshire 0 594 £35,331 -5.78% 77
West Midlands -5 518 £36,000 +2.85% 80
East Midlands -2 484 £37,500 +3.04% 45
North East +1 93 £33,000 -17.50% 12
Midlands -12 7 £37,500 +7.14% 3
Degree
UK

Degree
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 24 December 2014, IT jobs across the England 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 8632 (30.59%) Computer Science
2 7240 (25.66%) Finance
3 7079 (25.09%) SQL
4 6405 (22.70%) Agile Software Development
5 5469 (19.38%) C#
6 5451 (19.32%) Java
7 5016 (17.77%) Microsoft
8 4971 (17.62%) .NET
9 4811 (17.05%) JavaScript
10 4625 (16.39%) HTML
11 4471 (15.84%) SQL Server
12 4355 (15.43%) Windows
13 4121 (14.60%) Software Engineering
14 4056 (14.37%) Analytical Skills
15 3667 (12.99%) Project Management
16 3620 (12.83%) CSS
17 3472 (12.30%) MS Excel
18 3422 (12.13%) Linux
19 3153 (11.17%) C++
20 2937 (10.41%) OO
21 2810 (9.96%) Oracle
22 2597 (9.20%) ASP.NET
23 2554 (9.05%) Mathematics
24 2250 (7.97%) Marketing
25 2220 (7.87%) XML
26 2212 (7.84%) ITIL
27 2195 (7.78%) jQuery
28 2078 (7.36%) UNIX
28 2078 (7.36%) MVC
29 1990 (7.05%) Scrum

Degree
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 24 December 2014, IT jobs across the England 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
1 990 (3.51%) SharePoint
2 677 (2.40%) Apache
3 674 (2.39%) IIS
4 608 (2.15%) MS Exchange
5 539 (1.91%) Tomcat
6 509 (1.80%) SAS
7 446 (1.58%) CMS
8 352 (1.25%) Node.js
9 311 (1.10%) WebLogic
10 298 (1.06%) WebSphere
11 275 (0.97%) JBoss
12 238 (0.84%) Exchange Server 2010
13 183 (0.65%) WordPress
14 148 (0.52%) Lync
15 142 (0.50%) Drupal
16 138 (0.49%) SharePoint 2010
17 115 (0.41%) SharePoint 2013
18 106 (0.38%) Exchange Server 2007
19 102 (0.36%) Apache Solr
20 100 (0.35%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 3472 (12.30%) MS Excel
2 1566 (5.55%) MS Office
3 609 (2.16%) MS PowerPoint
4 419 (1.48%) MS Visio
5 403 (1.43%) MS Project
6 372 (1.32%) Photoshop
7 188 (0.67%) SPSS
8 180 (0.64%) Adobe Illustrator
9 115 (0.41%) Adobe Creative Suite
10 99 (0.35%) Spreadsheet
11 63 (0.22%) InDesign
11 63 (0.22%) Simulink
12 61 (0.22%) AutoCAD
13 47 (0.17%) Acrobat
14 35 (0.12%) Fireworks
15 33 (0.12%) OmniGraffle
16 30 (0.11%) PowerPivot
17 28 (0.099%) InfoPath
18 20 (0.071%) XMetaL
18 20 (0.071%) 3ds Max
Business Applications
1 289 (1.02%) Google Analytics
2 279 (0.99%) Dynamics CRM
3 164 (0.58%) Oracle EBS
4 126 (0.45%) Magento
5 95 (0.34%) SAP FI
6 91 (0.32%) SAP CO
7 89 (0.32%) SAP FI/CO
8 81 (0.29%) Oracle ERP
9 80 (0.28%) Dynamics AX
10 63 (0.22%) Sophis RISQUE
11 59 (0.21%) Oracle Financials
12 57 (0.20%) Oracle Applications
12 57 (0.20%) SAP BPC
13 51 (0.18%) SiteCatalyst
14 47 (0.17%) SAP CRM
15 43 (0.15%) SAP R/3
16 42 (0.15%) WebTrends
17 35 (0.12%) Agresso
18 34 (0.12%) SAP Oil and Gas
18 34 (0.12%) Oracle General Ledger
Cloud Services
1 537 (1.90%) SaaS
2 231 (0.82%) Microsoft Azure
3 213 (0.75%) Cloud Computing
4 198 (0.70%) Amazon AWS
5 163 (0.58%) Office 365
6 90 (0.32%) GitHub
7 59 (0.21%) PaaS
8 48 (0.17%) Force.com
8 48 (0.17%) IaaS
9 44 (0.16%) Amazon EC2
10 33 (0.12%) Google Apps
11 24 (0.085%) SuccessFactors
12 21 (0.074%) Amazon S3
13 20 (0.071%) Google Cloud Platform
14 15 (0.053%) CloudBees
15 9 (0.032%) MailChimp
15 9 (0.032%) Taleo
16 6 (0.021%) Amazon ELB
17 5 (0.018%) Google App Engine
17 5 (0.018%) Route 53
Communications & Networking
1 1050 (3.72%) Internet
2 965 (3.42%) TCP/IP
3 861 (3.05%) Firewall
4 573 (2.03%) DNS
5 536 (1.90%) VPN
6 524 (1.86%) SAN
7 513 (1.82%) LAN
8 510 (1.81%) WAN
9 499 (1.77%) Wireless
10 472 (1.67%) HTTP
11 372 (1.32%) Network Security
12 333 (1.18%) DHCP
13 294 (1.04%) Intranet
14 251 (0.89%) VoIP
15 229 (0.81%) MPLS
16 217 (0.77%) VLAN
17 206 (0.73%) SSL
18 182 (0.64%) Ethernet
19 168 (0.60%) BGP
20 130 (0.46%) 3G
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4471 (15.84%) SQL Server
2 1585 (5.62%) MySQL
3 1258 (4.46%) Relational Database
4 728 (2.58%) SQL Server 2008
4 728 (2.58%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 700 (2.48%) Data Warehouse
6 633 (2.24%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 608 (2.15%) Big Data
8 495 (1.75%) Oracle Database
9 453 (1.61%) RDBMS
10 417 (1.48%) NoSQL
11 406 (1.44%) Hadoop
12 386 (1.37%) SQL Server 2012
13 384 (1.36%) MongoDB
14 348 (1.23%) SQL Server Analysis Services
15 332 (1.18%) Data Mining
16 323 (1.14%) PostgreSQL
17 307 (1.09%) SQL Server 2005
18 199 (0.71%) QlikView
19 191 (0.68%) MS Access
Development Applications
1 1089 (3.86%) Git (software)
2 874 (3.10%) Visual Studio
3 728 (2.58%) Subversion
4 561 (1.99%) Team Foundation Server
5 542 (1.92%) Selenium
6 536 (1.90%) Maven
7 530 (1.88%) JIRA
8 484 (1.72%) Eclipse
9 405 (1.44%) JUnit
10 383 (1.36%) NUnit
11 361 (1.28%) Jenkins
12 232 (0.82%) Ant
13 213 (0.75%) Rhino Mocks
14 193 (0.68%) Cucumber
15 159 (0.56%) WebDriver
16 150 (0.53%) Mockito
17 140 (0.50%) TeamCity
18 129 (0.46%) QuickTest Pro
19 125 (0.44%) Moq
20 120 (0.43%) Jasmine
General
1 7240 (25.66%) Finance
2 2250 (7.97%) Marketing
3 1814 (6.43%) Banking
4 1764 (6.25%) Telecoms
5 1285 (4.55%) Retail
6 685 (2.43%) Manufacturing
7 643 (2.28%) Electronics
8 634 (2.25%) Legal
9 571 (2.02%) Advertising
10 560 (1.98%) Front Office
11 558 (1.98%) Games
12 535 (1.90%) Investment Banking
13 401 (1.42%) Financial Institution
14 355 (1.26%) Law
15 316 (1.12%) French Language
16 311 (1.10%) Publishing
17 293 (1.04%) Pharmaceutical
18 290 (1.03%) Aerospace
19 282 (1.00%) German Language
20 274 (0.97%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 8776 (31.10%) Developer
2 4401 (15.60%) Analyst
3 1938 (6.87%) Consultant
4 1911 (6.77%) Graduate
5 1720 (6.09%) Java Developer
6 1678 (5.95%) Software Engineer
7 1546 (5.48%) Junior
8 1450 (5.14%) Software Developer
9 1393 (4.94%) C# Developer
10 1328 (4.71%) Business Analyst
11 1279 (4.53%) .NET Developer
12 1225 (4.34%) Project Manager
13 1055 (3.74%) Senior Developer
14 1018 (3.61%) Architect
15 888 (3.15%) Junior Developer
16 796 (2.82%) Support Analyst
17 792 (2.81%) Graduate Developer
18 785 (2.78%) C# .NET Developer
19 744 (2.64%) Web Developer
20 587 (2.08%) Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4971 (17.62%) .NET
2 4625 (16.39%) HTML
3 3620 (12.83%) CSS
4 2597 (9.20%) ASP.NET
5 2220 (7.87%) XML
6 2195 (7.78%) jQuery
7 1839 (6.52%) Web Services
8 1516 (5.37%) HTML5
9 1187 (4.21%) Spring
10 933 (3.31%) .NET Framework
11 892 (3.16%) CSS3
12 879 (3.11%) J2EE
13 851 (3.02%) Ajax
14 847 (3.00%) ASP.NET MVC
15 777 (2.75%) WCF
16 694 (2.46%) WPF
17 677 (2.40%) Hibernate
18 625 (2.21%) SOAP
19 574 (2.03%) REST
20 564 (2.00%) AngularJS
Miscellaneous
1 8632 (30.59%) Computer Science
2 4056 (14.37%) Analytical Skills
3 2554 (9.05%) Mathematics
4 1484 (5.26%) Management Information System
5 1269 (4.50%) User Experience
6 798 (2.83%) Open Source
7 763 (2.70%) Algorithms
8 724 (2.57%) Physics
9 708 (2.51%) Mobile App
10 651 (2.31%) Enterprise Software
11 645 (2.29%) Statistics
12 532 (1.89%) Social Media
13 476 (1.69%) Hedge funds
14 441 (1.56%) Client/Server
15 419 (1.48%) Visualisation
16 392 (1.39%) Derivative
17 368 (1.30%) Economics
18 308 (1.09%) Data Structures
19 256 (0.91%) N-Tier
19 256 (0.91%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
Operating Systems
1 4355 (15.43%) Windows
2 3422 (12.13%) Linux
3 2078 (7.36%) UNIX
4 910 (3.22%) Android
5 816 (2.89%) Windows Server 2008
6 680 (2.41%) Apple iOS
7 490 (1.74%) Windows Server 2003
8 427 (1.51%) Windows 7
9 294 (1.04%) Windows XP
10 291 (1.03%) Windows Server 2012
11 278 (0.99%) Solaris
12 192 (0.68%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
13 139 (0.49%) Windows 8
14 125 (0.44%) AIX
15 113 (0.40%) Ubuntu
16 89 (0.32%) Mac OS X
17 88 (0.31%) CentOS
18 72 (0.26%) HPUX
18 72 (0.26%) Debian
19 70 (0.25%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 6405 (22.70%) Agile Software Development
2 4121 (14.60%) Software Engineering
3 3667 (12.99%) Project Management
4 2937 (10.41%) OO
5 2212 (7.84%) ITIL
6 2078 (7.36%) MVC
7 1990 (7.05%) Scrum
8 1955 (6.93%) TDD
9 1701 (6.03%) Analytics
10 1587 (5.62%) PRINCE2
11 1488 (5.27%) E-Commerce
12 1430 (5.07%) Mentoring
13 1345 (4.77%) Business Intelligence
14 1198 (4.25%) CRM
15 1159 (4.11%) Business Analysis
16 1120 (3.97%) OOP
17 1050 (3.72%) Web Development
18 995 (3.53%) Unit Testing
19 945 (3.35%) Multithreading
20 908 (3.22%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 7079 (25.09%) SQL
2 5469 (19.38%) C#
3 5451 (19.32%) Java
4 4811 (17.05%) JavaScript
5 3153 (11.17%) C++
6 1898 (6.73%) Python
7 1834 (6.50%) C
8 1464 (5.19%) PHP
9 856 (3.03%) Perl
10 849 (3.01%) T-SQL
11 732 (2.59%) VB.NET
12 580 (2.06%) Ruby
13 568 (2.01%) VB
14 510 (1.81%) PL/SQL
15 484 (1.72%) VBA
16 390 (1.38%) PowerShell
17 361 (1.28%) Bash Shell
18 356 (1.26%) Shell Script
19 262 (0.93%) Objective-C
20 249 (0.88%) MATLAB
Qualifications
1 956 (3.39%) Microsoft Certification
2 948 (3.36%) Security Cleared
3 743 (2.63%) ISEB
4 639 (2.26%) Cisco Certification
5 499 (1.77%) SC Cleared
6 495 (1.75%) PMI Certification
7 455 (1.61%) PhD
8 445 (1.58%) MCSE
9 437 (1.55%) CISSP
10 391 (1.39%) CCNA
11 345 (1.22%) PMP
12 332 (1.18%) HND
13 323 (1.14%) ISTQB
14 292 (1.03%) ITIL Certification
15 275 (0.97%) MCP
16 262 (0.93%) PRINCE2 Certification
17 261 (0.92%) MBA
18 249 (0.88%) CISM
19 233 (0.83%) MCITP
20 223 (0.79%) CCNP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1819 (6.45%) QA
2 703 (2.49%) SLA
3 365 (1.29%) ISO 9001
4 352 (1.25%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 263 (0.93%) PCI DSS
6 116 (0.41%) COBIT
7 94 (0.33%) Sarbanes-Oxley
8 77 (0.27%) Data Quality
9 52 (0.18%) ISO 9000
10 39 (0.14%) JSP 440
11 34 (0.12%) ISO/IEC 17799
12 30 (0.11%) ISO 14001
13 29 (0.10%) Solvency II
14 28 (0.099%) COSO
15 25 (0.089%) DO-178B
15 25 (0.089%) Basel II
16 24 (0.085%) TickIT
16 24 (0.085%) EMIR
17 21 (0.074%) Dodd-Frank
17 21 (0.074%) IEC 61508
System Software
1 1315 (4.66%) Active Directory
2 838 (2.97%) VMware Infrastructure
3 213 (0.75%) Hyper-V
4 196 (0.69%) Firmware
5 195 (0.69%) vSphere
6 121 (0.43%) VMware ESX
7 114 (0.40%) VMware ESXi
8 93 (0.33%) XenApp
9 70 (0.25%) XenDesktop
10 62 (0.22%) Oracle RAC
11 57 (0.20%) NFS
12 53 (0.19%) Xen
13 51 (0.18%) Terminal Services
14 50 (0.18%) VMware Workstation
15 43 (0.15%) KVM
16 38 (0.13%) Microsoft App-V
17 33 (0.12%) Varnish
18 28 (0.099%) Microsoft Virtual Server
18 28 (0.099%) XenServer
18 28 (0.099%) Postfix
Systems Management
1 245 (0.87%) Puppet
2 175 (0.62%) Opscode Chef
3 167 (0.59%) SCCM
4 160 (0.57%) HP Quality Center
5 153 (0.54%) Nagios
6 86 (0.30%) SCOM
7 84 (0.30%) Ansible
8 51 (0.18%) Tivoli
9 40 (0.14%) Norton AntiVirus
10 38 (0.13%) Vagrant
11 37 (0.13%) WSUS
12 34 (0.12%) Backup Exec
13 33 (0.12%) Cacti
13 33 (0.12%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
14 30 (0.11%) Data Guard
15 29 (0.10%) NetBackup
16 27 (0.096%) SCVMM
16 27 (0.096%) Salt
17 25 (0.089%) ITRS Geneos
17 25 (0.089%) Netcool
Vendors
1 5016 (17.77%) Microsoft
2 2810 (9.96%) Oracle
3 1305 (4.62%) VMware
4 1008 (3.57%) SAP
5 1001 (3.55%) Cisco
6 626 (2.22%) Citrix
7 624 (2.21%) Google
8 496 (1.76%) HP
9 431 (1.53%) Adobe
10 429 (1.52%) Salesforce.com
11 414 (1.47%) IBM
12 296 (1.05%) Business Objects
13 245 (0.87%) Red Hat
14 225 (0.80%) EMC
15 189 (0.67%) Sybase
16 185 (0.66%) Sun
16 185 (0.66%) CheckPoint
17 183 (0.65%) Juniper
17 183 (0.65%) Informatica
18 176 (0.62%) Cognos
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