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

Location
3 months to
28 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Degree
Rank 13 13 14
Rank change year-on-year
0 +1
Permanent jobs citing Degree 14320 14947 13804
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 14.01% 13.95% 13.88%
As % of the Qualifications category 51.57% 51.67% 51.41%
Number of salaries quoted 11363 11491 11181
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 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £72,000 £67,500 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £38,500 £38,000
% change year-on-year
+3.89% +1.31%
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
27767 28927 26850
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 27.16% 27.00% 27.00%
Number of salaries quoted 22508 22627 22033
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £44,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +1.12%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £65,000 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.40% +3.75%

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 28 August 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 28 August 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 +2 6504 £52,500 +5.00% 864
South East 0 3083 £42,500 +6.25% 389
East of England +4 1276 £40,000 - 239
South West +2 826 £37,500 +7.14% 155
North West +2 781 £37,500 -1.96% 161
Yorkshire +5 652 £40,000 +14.28% 106
West Midlands -1 609 £35,000 -6.66% 105
East Midlands +2 504 £35,000 -6.66% 93
North East -13 92 £40,000 +21.21% 50
Midlands +7 33 £50,000 +5.26% 2
Degree
UK

Degree
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 28 August 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 9202 (32.91%) Computer Science
2 7881 (28.18%) Finance
3 7242 (25.90%) SQL
4 7128 (25.49%) Agile Software Development
5 5766 (20.62%) Java
6 4988 (17.84%) C#
7 4540 (16.24%) .NET
8 4464 (15.96%) JavaScript
9 4453 (15.92%) Analytical Skills
10 4427 (15.83%) Microsoft
11 4390 (15.70%) SQL Server
12 4244 (15.18%) HTML
13 4142 (14.81%) Windows
14 4076 (14.58%) Software Engineering
15 3722 (13.31%) Project Management
16 3312 (11.84%) CSS
17 3254 (11.64%) Linux
18 3192 (11.42%) Oracle
19 3058 (10.94%) MS Excel
20 2996 (10.71%) C++
21 2836 (10.14%) Mathematics
22 2518 (9.00%) OO
23 2194 (7.85%) Marketing
24 2157 (7.71%) SDLC
25 2147 (7.68%) ASP.NET
26 2076 (7.42%) Python
27 2061 (7.37%) Analytics
28 2059 (7.36%) ITIL
29 2045 (7.31%) Scrum
30 2006 (7.17%) XML

Degree
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 28 August 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
1 835 (2.99%) SharePoint
2 658 (2.35%) SAS
3 614 (2.20%) Apache
4 585 (2.09%) IIS
5 511 (1.83%) Tomcat
6 463 (1.66%) Node.js
7 425 (1.52%) MS Exchange
8 415 (1.48%) WebLogic
8 415 (1.48%) CMS
9 363 (1.30%) JBoss
10 346 (1.24%) WebSphere
11 153 (0.55%) WordPress
12 152 (0.54%) Exchange Server 2010
13 141 (0.50%) nginx
14 136 (0.49%) Apache Spark
15 126 (0.45%) SharePoint 2013
16 119 (0.43%) OpenStack
17 113 (0.40%) Drupal
18 106 (0.38%) Lync
19 102 (0.36%) Elasticsearch
Applications
1 3058 (10.94%) MS Excel
2 1437 (5.14%) MS Office
3 610 (2.18%) MS PowerPoint
4 354 (1.27%) Photoshop
4 354 (1.27%) MS Visio
5 345 (1.23%) MS Project
6 328 (1.17%) SPSS
7 186 (0.67%) Adobe Illustrator
8 161 (0.58%) Spreadsheet
9 130 (0.46%) Adobe Creative Suite
10 56 (0.20%) InDesign
11 55 (0.20%) AutoCAD
11 55 (0.20%) OmniGraffle
12 48 (0.17%) SOLIDWORKS
13 47 (0.17%) Fireworks
14 40 (0.14%) PowerPivot
15 25 (0.089%) Acrobat
16 24 (0.086%) InfoPath
17 23 (0.082%) Adobe After Effects
18 22 (0.079%) Simulink
Business Applications
1 231 (0.83%) Dynamics CRM
2 200 (0.72%) Oracle EBS
3 103 (0.37%) Magento
4 97 (0.35%) Oracle EBS R12
5 68 (0.24%) Dynamics AX
6 66 (0.24%) Oracle Financials
7 63 (0.23%) Markit EDM
8 57 (0.20%) Oracle BPM
8 57 (0.20%) WebTrends
9 56 (0.20%) Dynamics NAV
10 53 (0.19%) Oracle ERP
11 50 (0.18%) Unica
11 50 (0.18%) SAP ERP
12 48 (0.17%) SAP Oil and Gas
13 47 (0.17%) Oracle General Ledger
14 43 (0.15%) Oracle Applications
15 40 (0.14%) HFM
16 35 (0.13%) thinkFolio
16 35 (0.13%) Oracle Payables
17 34 (0.12%) LatentZero
Cloud Services
1 740 (2.65%) SaaS
2 576 (2.06%) Amazon AWS
3 328 (1.17%) Microsoft Azure
4 242 (0.87%) Google Analytics
5 181 (0.65%) Office 365
6 180 (0.64%) Cloud Computing
7 133 (0.48%) IaaS
8 120 (0.43%) GitHub
9 118 (0.42%) PaaS
10 87 (0.31%) Google Cloud Platform
11 68 (0.24%) Amazon EC2
12 47 (0.17%) SuccessFactors
13 45 (0.16%) Adobe Analytics
14 37 (0.13%) Force.com
15 32 (0.11%) Heroku
16 31 (0.11%) Google App Engine
17 25 (0.089%) AWS CloudFormation
18 24 (0.086%) Sumo Logic
18 24 (0.086%) Taleo
19 21 (0.075%) HP Helion
Communications & Networking
1 915 (3.27%) Internet
2 879 (3.14%) Firewall
3 790 (2.83%) TCP/IP
4 573 (2.05%) DNS
5 514 (1.84%) LAN
6 472 (1.69%) WAN
7 438 (1.57%) Wireless
8 415 (1.48%) Network Security
9 401 (1.43%) HTTP
10 372 (1.33%) VPN
11 365 (1.31%) SAN
12 307 (1.10%) VoIP
13 305 (1.09%) DHCP
14 178 (0.64%) Intranet
15 177 (0.63%) SSL
16 162 (0.58%) MPLS
17 144 (0.51%) Ethernet
18 134 (0.48%) BGP
18 134 (0.48%) Cisco ASA
19 131 (0.47%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4390 (15.70%) SQL Server
2 1367 (4.89%) MySQL
3 1338 (4.78%) Relational Database
4 867 (3.10%) Big Data
5 827 (2.96%) Data Warehouse
6 746 (2.67%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 699 (2.50%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 686 (2.45%) NoSQL
9 657 (2.35%) Oracle Database
10 593 (2.12%) SQL Server 2008
11 502 (1.80%) RDBMS
12 474 (1.70%) MongoDB
13 457 (1.63%) Hadoop
14 420 (1.50%) SQL Server Analysis Services
15 337 (1.21%) Data Mining
16 333 (1.19%) PostgreSQL
17 332 (1.19%) SQL Server 2012
18 286 (1.02%) BusinessObjects
19 244 (0.87%) Oracle Database 11g
20 231 (0.83%) QlikView
Development Applications
1 1198 (4.28%) Git (software)
2 917 (3.28%) Visual Studio
3 710 (2.54%) JIRA
4 663 (2.37%) Subversion
5 615 (2.20%) Selenium
6 611 (2.19%) Maven
7 584 (2.09%) Jenkins
8 557 (1.99%) Team Foundation Server
9 353 (1.26%) Eclipse
10 304 (1.09%) NUnit
11 286 (1.02%) JUnit
12 263 (0.94%) Ant
13 236 (0.84%) TeamCity
14 165 (0.59%) Cucumber
15 148 (0.53%) WebDriver
16 127 (0.45%) Moq
17 125 (0.45%) Hudson
18 116 (0.41%) Grunt
19 107 (0.38%) Gradle
20 106 (0.38%) Rhino Mocks
General
1 7881 (28.18%) Finance
2 2194 (7.85%) Marketing
3 1928 (6.89%) Banking
4 1571 (5.62%) Retail
5 1501 (5.37%) Telecoms
6 680 (2.43%) Manufacturing
7 674 (2.41%) Games
8 633 (2.26%) Front Office
9 608 (2.17%) Legal
10 596 (2.13%) Electronics
11 532 (1.90%) Investment Banking
12 442 (1.58%) Law
13 402 (1.44%) Advertising
14 393 (1.41%) Financial Institution
15 343 (1.23%) Back Office
16 327 (1.17%) Automotive
17 277 (0.99%) Publishing
18 232 (0.83%) Aerospace
19 225 (0.80%) German Language
20 221 (0.79%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 8573 (30.66%) Developer
2 4579 (16.38%) Analyst
3 1905 (6.81%) Graduate
4 1822 (6.52%) Consultant
5 1724 (6.17%) Java Developer
6 1711 (6.12%) Software Engineer
7 1687 (6.03%) Junior
8 1467 (5.25%) Business Analyst
9 1361 (4.87%) Software Developer
10 1263 (4.52%) C# Developer
11 1238 (4.43%) Architect
12 1230 (4.40%) Project Manager
13 1211 (4.33%) Senior Developer
14 1054 (3.77%) .NET Developer
15 987 (3.53%) Junior Developer
16 761 (2.72%) Support Analyst
17 751 (2.69%) Graduate Developer
18 688 (2.46%) Web Developer
19 663 (2.37%) C# .NET Developer
20 544 (1.95%) C++ Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4540 (16.24%) .NET
2 4244 (15.18%) HTML
3 3312 (11.84%) CSS
4 2147 (7.68%) ASP.NET
5 2006 (7.17%) XML
6 1929 (6.90%) jQuery
7 1876 (6.71%) Web Services
8 1440 (5.15%) HTML5
9 1263 (4.52%) Spring
10 865 (3.09%) ASP.NET MVC
11 863 (3.09%) AngularJS
12 844 (3.02%) .NET Framework
13 777 (2.78%) CSS3
14 767 (2.74%) J2EE
15 720 (2.57%) Ajax
16 712 (2.55%) REST
17 701 (2.51%) WCF
18 683 (2.44%) Hibernate
19 625 (2.24%) WPF
20 619 (2.21%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 9202 (32.91%) Computer Science
2 4453 (15.92%) Analytical Skills
3 2836 (10.14%) Mathematics
4 1671 (5.98%) Management Information System
5 1227 (4.39%) User Experience
6 940 (3.36%) Physics
7 834 (2.98%) Algorithms
8 784 (2.80%) Data Centre
9 741 (2.65%) Mobile App
10 703 (2.51%) Statistics
11 686 (2.45%) Enterprise Software
12 655 (2.34%) Hedge funds
13 580 (2.07%) Visualisation
14 557 (1.99%) Data Structures
15 473 (1.69%) Social Media
16 408 (1.46%) Derivative
17 337 (1.21%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
18 330 (1.18%) Client/Server
19 319 (1.14%) Equities
19 319 (1.14%) Economics
Operating Systems
1 4142 (14.81%) Windows
2 3254 (11.64%) Linux
3 1676 (5.99%) UNIX
4 980 (3.50%) Android
5 937 (3.35%) Apple iOS
6 601 (2.15%) Windows Server 2008
7 393 (1.41%) Windows Server 2012
8 368 (1.32%) Windows 7
9 263 (0.94%) Windows Server 2003
10 239 (0.85%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 205 (0.73%) Solaris
12 178 (0.64%) Windows XP
13 167 (0.60%) Windows 8
14 154 (0.55%) CentOS
15 125 (0.45%) Ubuntu
16 100 (0.36%) AIX
17 89 (0.32%) Mac OS X
18 81 (0.29%) Windows Phone
19 69 (0.25%) Windows Mobile
20 53 (0.19%) Mac OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 7128 (25.49%) Agile Software Development
2 4076 (14.58%) Software Engineering
3 3722 (13.31%) Project Management
4 2518 (9.00%) OO
5 2157 (7.71%) SDLC
6 2061 (7.37%) Analytics
7 2059 (7.36%) ITIL
8 2045 (7.31%) Scrum
9 1990 (7.12%) TDD
10 1869 (6.68%) MVC
11 1615 (5.78%) Business Intelligence
12 1517 (5.43%) PRINCE2
13 1387 (4.96%) Mentoring
14 1301 (4.65%) E-Commerce
15 1251 (4.47%) Business Analysis
16 1207 (4.32%) CRM
17 1091 (3.90%) Stakeholder Management
18 1046 (3.74%) Continuous Integration
19 994 (3.55%) Unit Testing
20 952 (3.40%) Risk Management
Programming Languages
1 7242 (25.90%) SQL
2 5766 (20.62%) Java
3 4988 (17.84%) C#
4 4464 (15.96%) JavaScript
5 2996 (10.71%) C++
6 2076 (7.42%) Python
7 1642 (5.87%) C
8 1304 (4.66%) PHP
9 900 (3.22%) T-SQL
10 857 (3.06%) Perl
11 620 (2.22%) VB.NET
12 619 (2.21%) Ruby
13 565 (2.02%) PL/SQL
14 503 (1.80%) VBA
15 490 (1.75%) PowerShell
16 483 (1.73%) VB
17 466 (1.67%) R
18 436 (1.56%) Shell Script
19 392 (1.40%) Bash Shell
20 370 (1.32%) Objective-C
Qualifications
1 1017 (3.64%) Security Cleared
2 761 (2.72%) Microsoft Certification
3 693 (2.48%) Cisco Certification
4 634 (2.27%) ISEB
5 598 (2.14%) SC Cleared
6 499 (1.78%) CISSP
7 459 (1.64%) PMI Certification
8 403 (1.44%) CCNA
9 397 (1.42%) PhD
10 365 (1.31%) MCSE
11 344 (1.23%) HND
12 338 (1.21%) ISTQB
13 320 (1.14%) CCNP
14 319 (1.14%) PMP
15 262 (0.94%) ITIL Certification
16 257 (0.92%) CISM
17 246 (0.88%) PRINCE2 Certification
18 241 (0.86%) DV Cleared
19 205 (0.73%) MCP
20 198 (0.71%) MBA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1799 (6.43%) QA
2 530 (1.90%) SLA
3 351 (1.26%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 210 (0.75%) PCI DSS
5 162 (0.58%) ISO 9001
6 147 (0.53%) Sarbanes-Oxley
7 116 (0.41%) COBIT
8 103 (0.37%) Data Quality
9 44 (0.16%) EMIR
10 33 (0.12%) MiFID
11 30 (0.11%) Dodd-Frank
12 28 (0.10%) ISO 9000
13 25 (0.089%) ISO 14001
14 24 (0.086%) CRD IV
15 23 (0.082%) TickIT
16 22 (0.079%) HL7
17 21 (0.075%) WCAG
18 17 (0.061%) HIPAA
19 16 (0.057%) SNOMED CT
20 14 (0.050%) IEC 61508
System Software
1 1005 (3.59%) Active Directory
2 773 (2.76%) VMware Infrastructure
3 211 (0.75%) Hyper-V
4 184 (0.66%) Firmware
5 131 (0.47%) vSphere
6 130 (0.46%) Docker
7 117 (0.42%) XenApp
8 98 (0.35%) VMware ESX
9 81 (0.29%) Oracle RAC
10 75 (0.27%) Xen
10 75 (0.27%) VMware ESXi
11 71 (0.25%) KVM
12 65 (0.23%) XenDesktop
13 55 (0.20%) Varnish
14 51 (0.18%) VirtualBox
15 41 (0.15%) HDFS
16 39 (0.14%) Microsoft App-V
16 39 (0.14%) NFS
17 32 (0.11%) Terminal Services
17 32 (0.11%) Squid
Systems Management
1 393 (1.41%) Puppet
2 213 (0.76%) Opscode Chef
3 172 (0.62%) SCCM
4 152 (0.54%) Nagios
5 106 (0.38%) HP Quality Center
5 106 (0.38%) Ansible
6 90 (0.32%) SCOM
7 81 (0.29%) Vagrant
8 80 (0.29%) ZABBIX
9 67 (0.24%) Graphite
10 54 (0.19%) Cacti
11 46 (0.16%) Data Guard
11 46 (0.16%) Backup Exec
12 44 (0.16%) WSUS
13 42 (0.15%) OpenView
14 37 (0.13%) Oracle RMAN
14 37 (0.13%) Salt
15 35 (0.13%) Nmap
16 34 (0.12%) Nessus
16 34 (0.12%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
Vendors
1 4427 (15.83%) Microsoft
2 3192 (11.42%) Oracle
3 1145 (4.09%) VMware
4 988 (3.53%) Cisco
5 869 (3.11%) SAP
6 694 (2.48%) Google
7 553 (1.98%) Citrix
8 532 (1.90%) IBM
9 514 (1.84%) HP
10 448 (1.60%) Adobe
11 372 (1.33%) Salesforce.com
12 347 (1.24%) Red Hat
13 330 (1.18%) Tableau
14 262 (0.94%) Juniper
15 208 (0.74%) Informatica
16 191 (0.68%) Cognos
17 190 (0.68%) Sybase
18 181 (0.65%) Apple
19 160 (0.57%) hybris
20 159 (0.57%) EMC
City, London
Understanding Recruitment
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum + bens- equity, pension + more
Posted: 1 hour ago
South West London
Understanding Recruitment
Salary: £50000 - £55000 per annum + bens
Posted: 1 hour ago
Aylesbury, Buckinghamshire
Intelligent Recruitment
Salary: From £35,000 to £50,000 per annum Superb base with excellent first cla
Posted: 2 hours ago
London
Burns Sheehan
Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 3 hours ago
City, London
TEKsystems
Salary: £35000 - £50000 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 4 hours ago
London
Experis Ltd
Salary: £40000.00 - £45000.00 per annum
Posted: 5 hours ago
Liverpool, Merseyside
TEKsystems
Posted: 5 hours ago
Knutsford, Cheshire
TEKsystems
Posted: 5 hours ago
Brentwood, Essex
Next Move IT
Salary: £50000 - £65000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 5 hours ago
Halifax, West Yorkshire
Erin Associates
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + Pension, death in service etc
Posted: 6 hours ago
London
Burns Sheehan
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + benefits + bonus
Posted: Yesterday
London
Nicoll Curtin
Salary: £75000 - £125000 per annum + Bonus + Excellent benefits
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
TEKsystems
Salary: £60000 - £100000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Hampshire
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + Training and Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Stockport, Cheshire
Saxon Recruitment Solutions
Salary: £24000 - £45000 per annum + + Bonus + Excellent Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Harrogate, North Yorkshire
Saxon Recruitment Solutions
Salary: £35000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
TEKsystems
Salary: £30000 - £55000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Gloucestershire
Informatiq Consulting
Salary: Pension + Medical
Posted: Yesterday