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

Location
3 months to
5 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Degree
Rank 13 14 13
Rank change year-on-year
+1 -1
Permanent jobs citing Degree 12765 13908 13642
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 13.05% 14.15% 14.09%
As % of the Qualifications category 42.72% 51.91% 50.22%
Number of salaries quoted 10077 11016 11227
Average salary £45,000 £42,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.88% +6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £70,000 £67,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,000
% change year-on-year
- +8.10%
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
29878 26792 27166
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 30.55% 27.25% 28.05%
Number of salaries quoted 23951 21354 22478
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 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £64,000 £65,000
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 5 March 2015.

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 5 March 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
London -1 5681 £52,500 - 851
South East -1 2764 £42,500 - 416
East of England -4 1144 £42,500 +6.25% 218
South West 0 772 £36,000 +10.76% 176
North West +1 760 £37,500 +7.14% 169
Yorkshire 0 643 £37,500 +7.14% 110
West Midlands -7 497 £37,500 -1.31% 98
East Midlands +1 390 £37,000 +8.82% 83
North East +4 126 £33,738 -10.03% 31
Midlands -16 10 £37,500 +7.14%
Degree
UK

Degree
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 5 March 2015, 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 8117 (30.00%) Computer Science
2 7074 (26.14%) Finance
3 6799 (25.13%) SQL
4 6193 (22.89%) Agile Software Development
5 5175 (19.13%) C#
6 5088 (18.80%) Java
7 4820 (17.81%) Microsoft
8 4744 (17.53%) .NET
9 4539 (16.78%) JavaScript
10 4334 (16.02%) HTML
11 4299 (15.89%) SQL Server
12 4172 (15.42%) Windows
13 4062 (15.01%) Software Engineering
14 3962 (14.64%) Analytical Skills
15 3568 (13.19%) Project Management
16 3455 (12.77%) CSS
17 3297 (12.19%) Linux
18 3259 (12.04%) MS Excel
19 2861 (10.57%) C++
20 2633 (9.73%) Oracle
21 2601 (9.61%) OO
22 2517 (9.30%) ASP.NET
23 2314 (8.55%) Mathematics
24 2251 (8.32%) ITIL
25 2154 (7.96%) MVC
26 2106 (7.78%) XML
27 2084 (7.70%) jQuery
28 2081 (7.69%) Marketing
29 1945 (7.19%) Scrum
30 1894 (7.00%) TDD

Degree
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 5 March 2015, 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
1 919 (3.40%) SharePoint
2 682 (2.52%) Apache
3 640 (2.37%) IIS
4 583 (2.15%) MS Exchange
5 500 (1.85%) Tomcat
6 470 (1.74%) SAS
7 407 (1.50%) CMS
8 357 (1.32%) Node.js
9 299 (1.11%) WebLogic
10 256 (0.95%) JBoss
11 251 (0.93%) Exchange Server 2010
12 240 (0.89%) WebSphere
13 177 (0.65%) WordPress
14 163 (0.60%) Drupal
15 151 (0.56%) Lync
16 124 (0.46%) SharePoint 2010
17 115 (0.43%) Exchange Server 2013
18 106 (0.39%) SharePoint 2013
19 91 (0.34%) Exchange Server 2007
20 87 (0.32%) Apache Solr
Applications
1 3259 (12.04%) MS Excel
2 1479 (5.47%) MS Office
3 603 (2.23%) MS PowerPoint
4 441 (1.63%) MS Project
5 419 (1.55%) MS Visio
6 370 (1.37%) Photoshop
7 225 (0.83%) SPSS
8 161 (0.60%) Adobe Illustrator
9 152 (0.56%) Adobe Creative Suite
10 101 (0.37%) Spreadsheet
11 61 (0.23%) InDesign
12 57 (0.21%) AutoCAD
13 45 (0.17%) OmniGraffle
14 43 (0.16%) Simulink
15 40 (0.15%) Acrobat
16 33 (0.12%) Fireworks
17 28 (0.10%) PowerPivot
18 25 (0.092%) InfoPath
19 17 (0.063%) Pro/ENGINEER
20 15 (0.055%) FastStats
Business Applications
1 286 (1.06%) Dynamics CRM
2 262 (0.97%) Google Analytics
3 139 (0.51%) Oracle EBS
4 108 (0.40%) Magento
5 87 (0.32%) Oracle ERP
6 83 (0.31%) SAP FI
7 79 (0.29%) SAP CO
8 78 (0.29%) SAP FI/CO
9 77 (0.28%) Dynamics AX
10 62 (0.23%) Oracle Financials
11 50 (0.18%) Cognos Business Intelligence
12 49 (0.18%) Sophis RISQUE
13 47 (0.17%) SAP R/3
13 47 (0.17%) Agresso
14 44 (0.16%) SAP Oil and Gas
15 43 (0.16%) Oracle Applications
15 43 (0.16%) Oracle EBS R12
16 40 (0.15%) SiteCatalyst
16 40 (0.15%) SAP CRM
17 35 (0.13%) SAP ERP
Cloud Services
1 570 (2.11%) SaaS
2 251 (0.93%) Microsoft Azure
3 230 (0.85%) Amazon AWS
4 220 (0.81%) Cloud Computing
5 172 (0.64%) Office 365
6 95 (0.35%) PaaS
7 86 (0.32%) GitHub
8 85 (0.31%) IaaS
9 47 (0.17%) Amazon EC2
9 47 (0.17%) Force.com
10 28 (0.10%) Google Cloud Platform
11 26 (0.096%) SuccessFactors
11 26 (0.096%) Google Apps
12 24 (0.089%) Amazon S3
13 16 (0.059%) Yammer
14 14 (0.052%) Google App Engine
15 12 (0.044%) Amazon EMR
16 10 (0.037%) Route 53
17 6 (0.022%) Taleo
18 4 (0.015%) Sumo Logic
Communications & Networking
1 977 (3.61%) Internet
2 955 (3.53%) TCP/IP
3 918 (3.39%) Firewall
4 585 (2.16%) DNS
5 546 (2.02%) Wireless
6 538 (1.99%) WAN
7 536 (1.98%) VPN
8 526 (1.94%) LAN
9 511 (1.89%) SAN
10 431 (1.59%) Network Security
11 417 (1.54%) HTTP
12 314 (1.16%) DHCP
13 293 (1.08%) VoIP
14 222 (0.82%) MPLS
15 192 (0.71%) Intranet
16 190 (0.70%) SSL
17 174 (0.64%) VLAN
18 172 (0.64%) BGP
19 152 (0.56%) Ethernet
20 138 (0.51%) Cisco ASA
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4299 (15.89%) SQL Server
2 1381 (5.10%) MySQL
3 1237 (4.57%) Relational Database
4 750 (2.77%) SQL Server 2008
5 712 (2.63%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 707 (2.61%) Data Warehouse
7 648 (2.39%) Big Data
8 602 (2.22%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 482 (1.78%) Oracle Database
10 476 (1.76%) RDBMS
11 406 (1.50%) NoSQL
12 399 (1.47%) SQL Server 2012
13 392 (1.45%) MongoDB
14 385 (1.42%) Hadoop
15 363 (1.34%) SQL Server Analysis Services
16 328 (1.21%) Data Mining
17 310 (1.15%) SQL Server 2005
18 287 (1.06%) PostgreSQL
19 235 (0.87%) QlikView
20 195 (0.72%) OLAP
Development Applications
1 994 (3.67%) Git (software)
2 820 (3.03%) Visual Studio
3 660 (2.44%) Subversion
4 547 (2.02%) Team Foundation Server
5 542 (2.00%) JIRA
6 523 (1.93%) Maven
7 470 (1.74%) Eclipse
8 461 (1.70%) Selenium
9 377 (1.39%) NUnit
10 368 (1.36%) JUnit
11 335 (1.24%) Jenkins
12 238 (0.88%) Ant
13 205 (0.76%) Rhino Mocks
14 158 (0.58%) TeamCity
15 141 (0.52%) Rational DOORS
16 136 (0.50%) Cucumber
17 134 (0.50%) WebDriver
18 131 (0.48%) Moq
19 112 (0.41%) QuickTest Pro
20 101 (0.37%) Oracle Forms
General
1 7074 (26.14%) Finance
2 2081 (7.69%) Marketing
3 1746 (6.45%) Telecoms
3 1746 (6.45%) Banking
4 1223 (4.52%) Retail
5 653 (2.41%) Manufacturing
6 637 (2.35%) Electronics
7 578 (2.14%) Legal
8 552 (2.04%) Advertising
9 517 (1.91%) Games
10 505 (1.87%) Front Office
11 458 (1.69%) Investment Banking
12 421 (1.56%) Financial Institution
13 332 (1.23%) Law
14 331 (1.22%) Aerospace
15 294 (1.09%) Automotive
16 283 (1.05%) Publishing
17 281 (1.04%) French Language
18 268 (0.99%) German Language
19 262 (0.97%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 8245 (30.47%) Developer
2 4103 (15.16%) Analyst
3 1853 (6.85%) Consultant
4 1729 (6.39%) Graduate
5 1662 (6.14%) Software Engineer
6 1603 (5.92%) Java Developer
7 1523 (5.63%) Software Developer
8 1504 (5.56%) Junior
9 1311 (4.85%) Business Analyst
10 1305 (4.82%) C# Developer
11 1271 (4.70%) Project Manager
12 1169 (4.32%) .NET Developer
13 1021 (3.77%) Senior Developer
14 1003 (3.71%) Architect
15 897 (3.32%) Junior Developer
16 751 (2.78%) Support Analyst
17 742 (2.74%) C# .NET Developer
18 699 (2.58%) Web Developer
19 658 (2.43%) Graduate Developer
20 529 (1.96%) Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4744 (17.53%) .NET
2 4334 (16.02%) HTML
3 3455 (12.77%) CSS
4 2517 (9.30%) ASP.NET
5 2106 (7.78%) XML
6 2084 (7.70%) jQuery
7 1884 (6.96%) Web Services
8 1468 (5.43%) HTML5
9 1164 (4.30%) Spring
10 940 (3.47%) .NET Framework
11 918 (3.39%) ASP.NET MVC
12 841 (3.11%) Ajax
13 819 (3.03%) J2EE
14 810 (2.99%) CSS3
15 751 (2.78%) WCF
16 651 (2.41%) WPF
17 636 (2.35%) Hibernate
18 609 (2.25%) AngularJS
19 589 (2.18%) SOAP
20 557 (2.06%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 8117 (30.00%) Computer Science
2 3962 (14.64%) Analytical Skills
3 2314 (8.55%) Mathematics
4 1519 (5.61%) Management Information System
5 1147 (4.24%) User Experience
6 807 (2.98%) Open Source
7 707 (2.61%) Physics
8 706 (2.61%) Enterprise Software
9 681 (2.52%) Mobile App
10 651 (2.41%) Algorithms
11 625 (2.31%) Statistics
12 497 (1.84%) Social Media
13 493 (1.82%) Hedge funds
14 460 (1.70%) Visualisation
15 374 (1.38%) Derivative
16 331 (1.22%) Data Structures
17 313 (1.16%) Client/Server
18 310 (1.15%) Economics
19 258 (0.95%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
20 227 (0.84%) N-Tier
Operating Systems
1 4172 (15.42%) Windows
2 3297 (12.19%) Linux
3 1891 (6.99%) UNIX
4 923 (3.41%) Android
5 747 (2.76%) Windows Server 2008
6 717 (2.65%) Apple iOS
7 426 (1.57%) Windows 7
8 382 (1.41%) Windows Server 2012
9 379 (1.40%) Windows Server 2003
10 286 (1.06%) Windows XP
11 266 (0.98%) Solaris
12 232 (0.86%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
13 144 (0.53%) Windows 8
14 118 (0.44%) Ubuntu
15 103 (0.38%) Mac OS X
16 95 (0.35%) CentOS
17 78 (0.29%) AIX
18 72 (0.27%) Debian
19 69 (0.26%) HPUX
20 59 (0.22%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 6193 (22.89%) Agile Software Development
2 4062 (15.01%) Software Engineering
3 3568 (13.19%) Project Management
4 2601 (9.61%) OO
5 2251 (8.32%) ITIL
6 2154 (7.96%) MVC
7 1945 (7.19%) Scrum
8 1894 (7.00%) TDD
9 1632 (6.03%) Analytics
10 1609 (5.95%) PRINCE2
11 1389 (5.13%) Business Intelligence
12 1313 (4.85%) E-Commerce
13 1238 (4.58%) CRM
14 1227 (4.53%) Mentoring
15 1124 (4.15%) Business Analysis
16 989 (3.66%) Unit Testing
17 987 (3.65%) Web Development
18 985 (3.64%) Service Delivery
19 895 (3.31%) OOP
20 876 (3.24%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 6799 (25.13%) SQL
2 5175 (19.13%) C#
3 5088 (18.80%) Java
4 4539 (16.78%) JavaScript
5 2861 (10.57%) C++
6 1832 (6.77%) Python
7 1679 (6.21%) C
8 1370 (5.06%) PHP
9 877 (3.24%) T-SQL
10 834 (3.08%) Perl
11 627 (2.32%) VB.NET
12 518 (1.91%) Ruby
13 492 (1.82%) VB
13 492 (1.82%) PL/SQL
14 466 (1.72%) VBA
15 390 (1.44%) PowerShell
16 355 (1.31%) Bash Shell
17 352 (1.30%) Shell Script
18 274 (1.01%) MATLAB
19 266 (0.98%) Objective-C
Qualifications
1 917 (3.39%) Microsoft Certification
2 876 (3.24%) Security Cleared
3 692 (2.56%) ISEB
4 686 (2.54%) Cisco Certification
5 563 (2.08%) VCP4
6 532 (1.97%) SC Cleared
7 489 (1.81%) PMI Certification
8 423 (1.56%) MCSE
9 410 (1.52%) PhD
10 399 (1.47%) CCNA
11 391 (1.45%) CISSP
12 382 (1.41%) PMP
13 356 (1.32%) ISTQB
14 335 (1.24%) HND
15 322 (1.19%) ITIL Certification
16 304 (1.12%) CCNP
17 300 (1.11%) PRINCE2 Certification
18 271 (1.00%) MCP
19 222 (0.82%) CISM
20 220 (0.81%) MBA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1631 (6.03%) QA
2 719 (2.66%) SLA
3 321 (1.19%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 296 (1.09%) ISO 9001
5 241 (0.89%) PCI DSS
6 91 (0.34%) Sarbanes-Oxley
7 77 (0.28%) COBIT
8 68 (0.25%) ISO 9000
9 65 (0.24%) Data Quality
10 32 (0.12%) JSP 440
11 26 (0.096%) Basel II
12 25 (0.092%) DO-178B
12 25 (0.092%) EMIR
13 23 (0.085%) IEC 61508
14 22 (0.081%) JTAG
15 20 (0.074%) COSO
16 19 (0.070%) TickIT
16 19 (0.070%) Solvency II
17 18 (0.067%) Dodd-Frank
17 18 (0.067%) DO-254
System Software
1 1365 (5.04%) Active Directory
2 842 (3.11%) VMware Infrastructure
3 242 (0.89%) Hyper-V
4 234 (0.86%) vSphere
5 196 (0.72%) Firmware
6 130 (0.48%) VMware ESXi
7 127 (0.47%) XenApp
8 103 (0.38%) XenDesktop
9 100 (0.37%) VMware ESX
10 72 (0.27%) NFS
11 65 (0.24%) Oracle RAC
12 52 (0.19%) Microsoft App-V
12 52 (0.19%) Terminal Services
13 50 (0.18%) Xen
14 45 (0.17%) KVM
15 42 (0.16%) Varnish
16 37 (0.14%) Docker
17 35 (0.13%) VMware Workstation
18 33 (0.12%) XenServer
19 30 (0.11%) Snort
Systems Management
1 260 (0.96%) Puppet
2 214 (0.79%) SCCM
3 193 (0.71%) Opscode Chef
4 167 (0.62%) Nagios
5 129 (0.48%) HP Quality Center
6 112 (0.41%) SCOM
7 74 (0.27%) Ansible
8 51 (0.19%) Tivoli
9 44 (0.16%) Norton AntiVirus
10 43 (0.16%) Vagrant
11 42 (0.16%) Cacti
12 40 (0.15%) OpenView
12 40 (0.15%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
12 40 (0.15%) Backup Exec
13 39 (0.14%) Data Guard
14 35 (0.13%) NetBackup
14 35 (0.13%) Salt
15 31 (0.11%) WSUS
16 29 (0.11%) SCVMM
17 27 (0.100%) Control-M
Vendors
1 4820 (17.81%) Microsoft
2 2633 (9.73%) Oracle
3 1313 (4.85%) VMware
4 998 (3.69%) Cisco
5 919 (3.40%) SAP
6 678 (2.51%) Citrix
7 597 (2.21%) Google
8 545 (2.01%) HP
9 445 (1.64%) Adobe
10 438 (1.62%) IBM
11 370 (1.37%) Salesforce.com
12 299 (1.11%) Business Objects
13 295 (1.09%) Red Hat
14 229 (0.85%) EMC
15 212 (0.78%) Cognos
16 199 (0.74%) Informatica
17 195 (0.72%) Tableau
18 190 (0.70%) Juniper
19 182 (0.67%) CheckPoint
20 178 (0.66%) Sun
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 40k - 60k + benefits
Posted: 27 minutes ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 35k-45k + benefits
Posted: 31 minutes ago
Leighton Buzzard, Bedfordshire
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 25k-35k + benefits
Posted: 32 minutes ago
Warwickshire
Robert Walters
Salary: £65000 - £80000 per annum
Posted: 37 minutes ago
Bracknell, Berkshire
Oxford Hays
Posted: 40 minutes ago
London
McGregor Boyall
Salary: £40000 - £55000 per annum + benefits+bonuses
Posted: 41 minutes ago
Bristol, Avon
CPS Group UK
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum + Excellent Benefits Package
Posted: 46 minutes ago
City, London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £25000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 1 hour ago
City, London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £50000 - £70000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 1 hour ago
Buckinghamshire
Mortimer Bell International
Posted: 5 hours ago
Ware, Hertfordshire
Deanslist Limited
Salary: From £25,000 to £35,000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 10 hours ago
Ware, Hertfordshire
Deanslist Limited
Salary: From £45,000 to £60,000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 10 hours ago
Ware, Hertfordshire
Deanslist Limited
Salary: From £20,000 to £30,000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 10 hours ago
Central London / West End
Deanslist Limited
Salary: From £35,000 to £45,000 per annum + bonus + benefits
Posted: 10 hours ago
Newcastle-upon-Tyne, Tyne and Wear
Solutions Recruitment
Salary: From £18,000 to £20,000 per annum
Posted: 11 hours ago
Altrincham, Cheshire
TEKsystems
Salary: £16000 - £22000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 13 hours ago
London
Aston Carter
Salary: £55000 - £75000 per annum + LARGE BENEFITS AND BONUS
Posted: 13 hours ago
South West London
The Digital Recruitment Firm
Salary: From £20,000 to £27,000 per annum amazing perks
Posted: 14 hours ago
London
Nicoll Curtin
Salary: £40000.00 - £45000.00 per annum
Posted: 14 hours ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Oho Group Ltd.
Salary: £45000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: 14 hours ago