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

Location
3 months to
30 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Degree
Rank 14 13 13
Rank change year-on-year
-1 0
Permanent jobs citing Degree 14313 15639 14239
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 13.99% 14.29% 13.98%
As % of the Qualifications category 51.70% 52.64% 51.39%
Number of salaries quoted 11179 12254 11401
Average salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.88% -
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,000 £24,944
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £70,000 £67,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £38,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+3.89% +2.66%
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
27683 29712 27710
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 27.05% 27.15% 27.21%
Number of salaries quoted 22194 23445 22580
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £65,000 £67,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £41,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.65% +2.50%

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 30 July 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 30 July 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 0 6582 £52,500 +5.00% 809
South East -1 3016 £42,500 +6.25% 410
East of England 0 1273 £40,000 - 228
South West +3 834 £35,000 - 159
North West +2 800 £40,000 +6.66% 172
West Midlands -1 617 £34,000 -9.33% 107
Yorkshire +2 607 £37,500 +7.14% 113
East Midlands +2 514 £35,000 -6.66% 96
North East -10 100 £40,000 +14.28% 28
Midlands -7 25 £50,000 +122.22% 3
Degree
UK

Degree
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 30 July 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 9091 (32.04%) Computer Science
2 7902 (27.85%) Finance
3 7379 (26.00%) SQL
4 7198 (25.37%) Agile Software Development
5 5851 (20.62%) Java
6 5190 (18.29%) C#
7 4710 (16.60%) .NET
8 4566 (16.09%) Microsoft
9 4559 (16.07%) SQL Server
10 4455 (15.70%) JavaScript
11 4433 (15.62%) Analytical Skills
12 4284 (15.10%) Windows
13 4254 (14.99%) HTML
14 4225 (14.89%) Software Engineering
15 3764 (13.26%) Project Management
16 3374 (11.89%) Linux
17 3349 (11.80%) CSS
18 3142 (11.07%) MS Excel
19 3139 (11.06%) Oracle
20 3047 (10.74%) C++
21 2778 (9.79%) Mathematics
22 2627 (9.26%) OO
23 2272 (8.01%) ASP.NET
24 2258 (7.96%) Marketing
25 2198 (7.75%) ITIL
26 2194 (7.73%) SDLC
27 2114 (7.45%) Scrum
28 2086 (7.35%) XML
29 2081 (7.33%) Analytics
30 2077 (7.32%) Python

Degree
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 30 July 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
1 862 (3.04%) SharePoint
2 658 (2.32%) SAS
3 623 (2.20%) Apache
4 604 (2.13%) IIS
5 491 (1.73%) Tomcat
6 489 (1.72%) MS Exchange
7 410 (1.44%) CMS
8 406 (1.43%) Node.js
9 390 (1.37%) WebLogic
10 358 (1.26%) JBoss
11 291 (1.03%) WebSphere
12 184 (0.65%) Exchange Server 2010
13 144 (0.51%) WordPress
14 132 (0.47%) OpenStack
14 132 (0.47%) SharePoint 2013
15 129 (0.45%) Lync
16 128 (0.45%) Apache Spark
17 124 (0.44%) nginx
18 119 (0.42%) Drupal
19 103 (0.36%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 3142 (11.07%) MS Excel
2 1480 (5.22%) MS Office
3 641 (2.26%) MS PowerPoint
4 389 (1.37%) Photoshop
5 363 (1.28%) MS Project
6 355 (1.25%) MS Visio
7 341 (1.20%) SPSS
8 193 (0.68%) Adobe Illustrator
9 167 (0.59%) Spreadsheet
10 148 (0.52%) Adobe Creative Suite
11 68 (0.24%) InDesign
12 59 (0.21%) OmniGraffle
13 55 (0.19%) AutoCAD
14 46 (0.16%) Fireworks
15 40 (0.14%) SOLIDWORKS
16 37 (0.13%) PowerPivot
17 27 (0.095%) InfoPath
18 24 (0.085%) Adobe After Effects
19 22 (0.078%) Acrobat
20 20 (0.070%) Simulink
Business Applications
1 242 (0.85%) Dynamics CRM
2 191 (0.67%) Oracle EBS
3 113 (0.40%) Magento
4 93 (0.33%) Oracle EBS R12
5 73 (0.26%) Dynamics AX
6 63 (0.22%) Oracle Financials
6 63 (0.22%) SAP ERP
7 58 (0.20%) Oracle BPM
8 56 (0.20%) Markit EDM
9 53 (0.19%) Dynamics NAV
10 52 (0.18%) Oracle ERP
11 51 (0.18%) SAP Oil and Gas
12 48 (0.17%) Oracle Applications
12 48 (0.17%) Unica
13 47 (0.17%) WebTrends
14 45 (0.16%) Oracle General Ledger
15 38 (0.13%) HFM
16 34 (0.12%) Oracle Payables
17 33 (0.12%) Cognos Business Intelligence
17 33 (0.12%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 738 (2.60%) SaaS
2 556 (1.96%) Amazon AWS
3 324 (1.14%) Microsoft Azure
4 262 (0.92%) Google Analytics
5 215 (0.76%) Cloud Computing
6 203 (0.72%) Office 365
7 133 (0.47%) IaaS
8 127 (0.45%) PaaS
9 102 (0.36%) GitHub
10 83 (0.29%) Google Cloud Platform
11 69 (0.24%) Amazon EC2
12 54 (0.19%) SuccessFactors
13 50 (0.18%) Adobe Analytics
14 39 (0.14%) Force.com
15 32 (0.11%) Google App Engine
16 28 (0.099%) Heroku
17 24 (0.085%) Taleo
17 24 (0.085%) Sumo Logic
18 19 (0.067%) HP Helion
18 19 (0.067%) Amazon EMR
Communications & Networking
1 935 (3.29%) Firewall
2 932 (3.28%) Internet
3 814 (2.87%) TCP/IP
4 578 (2.04%) DNS
5 568 (2.00%) LAN
6 521 (1.84%) Wireless
7 514 (1.81%) WAN
8 432 (1.52%) Network Security
9 410 (1.44%) VPN
10 390 (1.37%) SAN
11 382 (1.35%) HTTP
12 316 (1.11%) DHCP
13 314 (1.11%) VoIP
14 183 (0.64%) SSL
15 169 (0.60%) Intranet
16 162 (0.57%) MPLS
17 154 (0.54%) BGP
18 143 (0.50%) Ethernet
19 142 (0.50%) Cisco ASA
20 135 (0.48%) OSPF
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4559 (16.07%) SQL Server
2 1372 (4.83%) MySQL
3 1364 (4.81%) Relational Database
4 863 (3.04%) Big Data
5 842 (2.97%) Data Warehouse
6 730 (2.57%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 709 (2.50%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 642 (2.26%) Oracle Database
9 640 (2.26%) NoSQL
10 618 (2.18%) SQL Server 2008
11 492 (1.73%) RDBMS
12 476 (1.68%) MongoDB
13 461 (1.62%) Hadoop
14 410 (1.44%) SQL Server Analysis Services
15 383 (1.35%) Data Mining
16 347 (1.22%) SQL Server 2012
17 321 (1.13%) PostgreSQL
18 311 (1.10%) BusinessObjects
19 248 (0.87%) Oracle Database 11g
20 240 (0.85%) QlikView
Development Applications
1 1223 (4.31%) Git (software)
2 950 (3.35%) Visual Studio
3 685 (2.41%) Subversion
3 685 (2.41%) JIRA
4 629 (2.22%) Maven
5 605 (2.13%) Selenium
6 572 (2.02%) Team Foundation Server
7 546 (1.92%) Jenkins
8 362 (1.28%) Eclipse
9 325 (1.15%) NUnit
10 294 (1.04%) JUnit
11 273 (0.96%) Ant
12 224 (0.79%) TeamCity
13 153 (0.54%) WebDriver
14 147 (0.52%) Cucumber
15 139 (0.49%) Moq
16 123 (0.43%) Rhino Mocks
17 113 (0.40%) Hudson
18 106 (0.37%) Oracle Forms
19 101 (0.36%) Jasmine
General
1 7902 (27.85%) Finance
2 2258 (7.96%) Marketing
3 1888 (6.65%) Banking
4 1570 (5.53%) Telecoms
5 1552 (5.47%) Retail
6 713 (2.51%) Games
7 665 (2.34%) Manufacturing
8 615 (2.17%) Front Office
9 609 (2.15%) Electronics
10 593 (2.09%) Legal
11 519 (1.83%) Investment Banking
12 432 (1.52%) Law
13 424 (1.49%) Financial Institution
14 411 (1.45%) Advertising
15 344 (1.21%) Back Office
16 322 (1.13%) Automotive
17 298 (1.05%) Publishing
18 249 (0.88%) Aerospace
19 231 (0.81%) German Language
20 221 (0.78%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 8645 (30.46%) Developer
2 4569 (16.10%) Analyst
3 1898 (6.69%) Graduate
4 1871 (6.59%) Consultant
5 1778 (6.27%) Software Engineer
6 1686 (5.94%) Java Developer
7 1663 (5.86%) Junior
8 1470 (5.18%) Business Analyst
9 1447 (5.10%) Software Developer
10 1310 (4.62%) C# Developer
11 1264 (4.45%) Architect
12 1236 (4.36%) Project Manager
13 1154 (4.07%) Senior Developer
14 1128 (3.98%) .NET Developer
15 1005 (3.54%) Junior Developer
16 754 (2.66%) Support Analyst
17 717 (2.53%) C# .NET Developer
18 712 (2.51%) Graduate Developer
19 687 (2.42%) Web Developer
20 549 (1.93%) Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4710 (16.60%) .NET
2 4254 (14.99%) HTML
3 3349 (11.80%) CSS
4 2272 (8.01%) ASP.NET
5 2086 (7.35%) XML
6 1905 (6.71%) jQuery
7 1901 (6.70%) Web Services
8 1446 (5.10%) HTML5
9 1240 (4.37%) Spring
10 909 (3.20%) ASP.NET MVC
11 874 (3.08%) .NET Framework
12 787 (2.77%) AngularJS
13 773 (2.72%) J2EE
14 766 (2.70%) CSS3
15 750 (2.64%) Ajax
16 707 (2.49%) REST
17 700 (2.47%) WCF
18 646 (2.28%) Hibernate
19 628 (2.21%) SOAP
20 619 (2.18%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 9091 (32.04%) Computer Science
2 4433 (15.62%) Analytical Skills
3 2778 (9.79%) Mathematics
4 1724 (6.08%) Management Information System
5 1252 (4.41%) User Experience
6 923 (3.25%) Physics
7 837 (2.95%) Algorithms
8 835 (2.94%) Data Centre
9 789 (2.78%) Mobile App
10 713 (2.51%) Statistics
11 700 (2.47%) Enterprise Software
12 619 (2.18%) Hedge funds
13 616 (2.17%) Visualisation
14 530 (1.87%) Data Structures
15 524 (1.85%) Social Media
16 423 (1.49%) Derivative
17 339 (1.19%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
18 324 (1.14%) Client/Server
18 324 (1.14%) Economics
19 321 (1.13%) Equities
Operating Systems
1 4284 (15.10%) Windows
2 3374 (11.89%) Linux
3 1727 (6.09%) UNIX
4 1036 (3.65%) Android
5 969 (3.41%) Apple iOS
6 622 (2.19%) Windows Server 2008
7 410 (1.44%) Windows Server 2012
8 407 (1.43%) Windows 7
9 276 (0.97%) Windows Server 2003
10 269 (0.95%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 218 (0.77%) Solaris
12 207 (0.73%) Windows XP
13 165 (0.58%) CentOS
14 163 (0.57%) Windows 8
15 129 (0.45%) Ubuntu
16 102 (0.36%) Mac OS X
17 93 (0.33%) AIX
18 84 (0.30%) Windows Phone
19 80 (0.28%) Windows Mobile
20 54 (0.19%) Debian
Processes & Methodologies
1 7198 (25.37%) Agile Software Development
2 4225 (14.89%) Software Engineering
3 3764 (13.26%) Project Management
4 2627 (9.26%) OO
5 2198 (7.75%) ITIL
6 2194 (7.73%) SDLC
7 2114 (7.45%) Scrum
8 2081 (7.33%) Analytics
9 1983 (6.99%) TDD
10 1961 (6.91%) MVC
11 1638 (5.77%) Business Intelligence
12 1605 (5.66%) PRINCE2
13 1334 (4.70%) Mentoring
14 1331 (4.69%) E-Commerce
15 1275 (4.49%) CRM
16 1247 (4.39%) Business Analysis
17 1073 (3.78%) Stakeholder Management
18 1014 (3.57%) Continuous Integration
19 999 (3.52%) Unit Testing
20 931 (3.28%) Continuous Improvement
Programming Languages
1 7379 (26.00%) SQL
2 5851 (20.62%) Java
3 5190 (18.29%) C#
4 4455 (15.70%) JavaScript
5 3047 (10.74%) C++
6 2077 (7.32%) Python
7 1707 (6.02%) C
8 1329 (4.68%) PHP
9 926 (3.26%) T-SQL
10 850 (3.00%) Perl
11 625 (2.20%) Ruby
12 623 (2.20%) VB.NET
13 571 (2.01%) PL/SQL
14 512 (1.80%) VB
15 496 (1.75%) VBA
16 468 (1.65%) PowerShell
17 453 (1.60%) R
18 418 (1.47%) Shell Script
19 372 (1.31%) Bash Shell
20 369 (1.30%) Objective-C
Qualifications
1 935 (3.29%) Security Cleared
2 823 (2.90%) Microsoft Certification
3 722 (2.54%) Cisco Certification
4 657 (2.32%) ISEB
5 551 (1.94%) SC Cleared
6 477 (1.68%) PMI Certification
7 475 (1.67%) CISSP
8 440 (1.55%) CCNA
9 414 (1.46%) PhD
10 387 (1.36%) MCSE
11 357 (1.26%) ISTQB
12 339 (1.19%) PMP
13 332 (1.17%) HND
14 331 (1.17%) CCNP
15 308 (1.09%) ITIL Certification
16 260 (0.92%) PRINCE2 Certification
17 240 (0.85%) CISM
18 231 (0.81%) MCP
19 226 (0.80%) DV Cleared
20 191 (0.67%) MBA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1827 (6.44%) QA
2 572 (2.02%) SLA
3 363 (1.28%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 208 (0.73%) PCI DSS
5 190 (0.67%) ISO 9001
6 136 (0.48%) Sarbanes-Oxley
7 109 (0.38%) COBIT
8 98 (0.35%) Data Quality
9 47 (0.17%) EMIR
10 46 (0.16%) ISO 9000
11 34 (0.12%) MiFID
12 30 (0.11%) Dodd-Frank
13 26 (0.092%) ISO 14001
14 25 (0.088%) CRD IV
15 23 (0.081%) HL7
15 23 (0.081%) TickIT
16 18 (0.063%) WCAG
17 16 (0.056%) SNOMED CT
18 15 (0.053%) JSP 440
18 15 (0.053%) PMBOK
System Software
1 1122 (3.95%) Active Directory
2 798 (2.81%) VMware Infrastructure
3 216 (0.76%) Hyper-V
4 172 (0.61%) Firmware
5 156 (0.55%) vSphere
6 142 (0.50%) XenApp
7 115 (0.41%) Docker
8 104 (0.37%) VMware ESX
9 92 (0.32%) XenDesktop
10 91 (0.32%) VMware ESXi
11 85 (0.30%) Oracle RAC
12 77 (0.27%) KVM
13 74 (0.26%) Xen
14 50 (0.18%) VirtualBox
15 49 (0.17%) NFS
16 45 (0.16%) HDFS
17 42 (0.15%) Varnish
17 42 (0.15%) Microsoft App-V
18 36 (0.13%) Terminal Services
18 36 (0.13%) LXC
Systems Management
1 369 (1.30%) Puppet
2 211 (0.74%) Opscode Chef
3 189 (0.67%) SCCM
4 166 (0.58%) Nagios
5 112 (0.39%) HP Quality Center
6 100 (0.35%) SCOM
7 96 (0.34%) Ansible
8 80 (0.28%) Vagrant
9 75 (0.26%) ZABBIX
10 62 (0.22%) Graphite
11 58 (0.20%) Cacti
12 50 (0.18%) Data Guard
12 50 (0.18%) OpenView
13 48 (0.17%) Backup Exec
14 44 (0.16%) Salt
15 42 (0.15%) WSUS
16 36 (0.13%) Oracle RMAN
16 36 (0.13%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
16 36 (0.13%) SolarWinds Orion
17 31 (0.11%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 4566 (16.09%) Microsoft
2 3139 (11.06%) Oracle
3 1186 (4.18%) VMware
4 995 (3.51%) Cisco
5 845 (2.98%) SAP
6 732 (2.58%) Google
7 600 (2.11%) Citrix
8 518 (1.83%) IBM
9 516 (1.82%) HP
10 477 (1.68%) Adobe
11 369 (1.30%) Red Hat
12 361 (1.27%) Salesforce.com
13 336 (1.18%) Tableau
14 263 (0.93%) Juniper
15 218 (0.77%) Cognos
16 212 (0.75%) Informatica
17 187 (0.66%) Apple
18 175 (0.62%) Sybase
19 166 (0.58%) F5
20 162 (0.57%) hybris
Manchester, Lancashire
Blue Octopus Recruitment LLP
Salary: Up to £65,000 per annum
Posted: 46 minutes ago
London
Ampersand Consulting
Salary: £50000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 48 minutes ago
Bolton, Lancashire
Adria Solutions Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £50000 per annum + Fantastic Benefits
Posted: 51 minutes ago
Brighton, East Sussex
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 30,000
Posted: 55 minutes ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Blue Octopus Recruitment LLP
Salary: Up to £75,000 per annum
Posted: 1 hour ago
Bracknell, Berkshire
83Zero
Salary: From £30,000 to £30,000 per annum
Posted: 1 hour ago
Peterborough, Cambridgeshire
Anderson Lamb
Salary: Up to £20,000 per annum Plus benefits
Posted: 1 hour ago
Chippenham, Wiltshire
The People Network
Salary: £25000 - £45000 per annum + superb benefits
Posted: 1 hour ago
Chippenham, Wiltshire
The People Network
Salary: £35000 - £55000 per annum + plus benefits
Posted: 1 hour ago
Reading, Berkshire
Centric Resource
Salary: From £100,000 to £100,000 per annum + Bonus (OTE £120,000+) + Benefits
Posted: 1 hour ago
Reading, Berkshire
Centric Resource
Salary: From £40,000 to £50,000 per annum + Double OTE + Generous Benefits
Posted: 1 hour ago
Reading, Berkshire
Centric Resource
Salary: From £50,000 to £60,000 per annum + Double OTE + Generous Benefits
Posted: 1 hour ago
City, London
Araya Partners Ltd
Salary: From £28,000 to £45,000 per annum Salary is approx 28-45k base + bonus
Posted: 1 hour ago
Portsmouth, Hampshire
Informatiq Consulting
Salary: £20000 - £25000 per annum
Posted: 2 hours ago
Woking, Surrey
Informatiq Consulting
Salary: £Excellent Salary + Benefits
Posted: 2 hours ago
Hull, North Humberside
Arco
Salary: £33,950 - £39,842, on experience, + bonus & comprehensive benefits
Posted: 2 hours ago
South West London
TLP Consultancy Ltd.
Salary: £40000 - £60000 per annum + Package
Posted: 2 hours ago
Surrey
Ashdown IT
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + bonus & benefits
Posted: 2 hours ago
London
EXCELerate
Salary: To £70k OTE £90k, Car Allowance, Health, Pension
Posted: 2 hours ago
Bristol, Avon
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Salary: £20000.00 - £25000.00 per annum + extensive benefits
Posted: 2 hours ago