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

Location
3 months to
30 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Degree
Rank 13 14 13
Rank change year-on-year
+1 -1
Permanent jobs citing Degree 12787 13607 15005
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 12.94% 14.23% 14.53%
As % of the Qualifications category 47.11% 52.44% 51.76%
Number of salaries quoted 10101 10767 12567
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 £65,000
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
27142 25948 28987
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 27.47% 27.13% 28.07%
Number of salaries quoted 21880 20643 24475
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 £62,500 £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 30 January 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 January 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 5585 £52,000 +4.00% 898
South East -1 2911 £42,000 -1.17% 442
East of England -6 1137 £42,500 +6.25% 198
South West +1 813 £35,000 +7.69% 196
North West +1 754 £39,000 +8.33% 183
Yorkshire +1 609 £37,250 -0.66% 100
West Midlands -7 460 £37,500 +7.14% 100
East Midlands -1 432 £37,500 +15.38% 82
North East +6 106 £32,500 -18.75% 36
Midlands -21 9 £37,500 +7.14% 5
Degree
UK

Degree
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 30 January 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 8146 (30.08%) Computer Science
2 7010 (25.89%) Finance
3 6793 (25.09%) SQL
4 6134 (22.65%) Agile Software Development
5 5233 (19.33%) C#
6 5097 (18.82%) Java
7 4856 (17.93%) Microsoft
8 4787 (17.68%) .NET
9 4543 (16.78%) JavaScript
10 4388 (16.21%) HTML
11 4309 (15.91%) SQL Server
12 4158 (15.36%) Windows
13 4038 (14.91%) Software Engineering
14 3975 (14.68%) Analytical Skills
15 3619 (13.37%) Project Management
16 3484 (12.87%) CSS
17 3313 (12.24%) MS Excel
18 3276 (12.10%) Linux
19 2920 (10.78%) C++
20 2680 (9.90%) OO
21 2645 (9.77%) Oracle
22 2547 (9.41%) ASP.NET
23 2354 (8.69%) Mathematics
24 2199 (8.12%) ITIL
25 2142 (7.91%) MVC
25 2142 (7.91%) Marketing
26 2127 (7.86%) XML
27 2114 (7.81%) jQuery
28 1946 (7.19%) UNIX
29 1945 (7.18%) Scrum

Degree
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 30 January 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
1 960 (3.55%) SharePoint
2 680 (2.51%) Apache
3 654 (2.42%) IIS
4 572 (2.11%) MS Exchange
5 518 (1.91%) Tomcat
6 492 (1.82%) SAS
7 416 (1.54%) CMS
8 348 (1.29%) Node.js
9 299 (1.10%) WebLogic
10 266 (0.98%) WebSphere
11 263 (0.97%) JBoss
12 237 (0.88%) Exchange Server 2010
13 185 (0.68%) WordPress
14 152 (0.56%) Drupal
15 137 (0.51%) Lync
15 137 (0.51%) SharePoint 2010
16 98 (0.36%) Apache Solr
17 97 (0.36%) SharePoint 2013
18 94 (0.35%) Exchange Server 2007
19 92 (0.34%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
Applications
1 3313 (12.24%) MS Excel
2 1508 (5.57%) MS Office
3 596 (2.20%) MS PowerPoint
4 438 (1.62%) MS Visio
5 423 (1.56%) MS Project
6 358 (1.32%) Photoshop
7 207 (0.76%) SPSS
8 158 (0.58%) Adobe Illustrator
9 128 (0.47%) Adobe Creative Suite
10 103 (0.38%) Spreadsheet
11 57 (0.21%) InDesign
12 55 (0.20%) AutoCAD
13 53 (0.20%) Simulink
14 49 (0.18%) Acrobat
15 36 (0.13%) OmniGraffle
16 32 (0.12%) Fireworks
17 27 (0.100%) PowerPivot
18 26 (0.096%) InfoPath
19 19 (0.070%) FastStats
20 16 (0.059%) Pro/ENGINEER
Business Applications
1 280 (1.03%) Dynamics CRM
2 271 (1.00%) Google Analytics
3 150 (0.55%) Oracle EBS
4 99 (0.37%) Magento
5 95 (0.35%) SAP FI
6 90 (0.33%) SAP CO
7 89 (0.33%) SAP FI/CO
8 85 (0.31%) Oracle ERP
9 75 (0.28%) Dynamics AX
10 60 (0.22%) Sophis RISQUE
11 58 (0.21%) Oracle Financials
12 53 (0.20%) SAP R/3
13 46 (0.17%) Oracle Applications
14 43 (0.16%) SAP CRM
15 40 (0.15%) SAP BPC
16 39 (0.14%) SiteCatalyst
16 39 (0.14%) Agresso
16 39 (0.14%) Cognos Business Intelligence
17 38 (0.14%) SAP Oil and Gas
18 36 (0.13%) Oracle EBS R12
Cloud Services
1 517 (1.91%) SaaS
2 254 (0.94%) Microsoft Azure
3 218 (0.81%) Cloud Computing
4 215 (0.79%) Amazon AWS
5 161 (0.59%) Office 365
6 88 (0.32%) GitHub
7 72 (0.27%) PaaS
8 66 (0.24%) IaaS
9 48 (0.18%) Force.com
10 43 (0.16%) Amazon EC2
11 35 (0.13%) Yammer
12 28 (0.10%) Google Apps
13 23 (0.085%) Google Cloud Platform
14 22 (0.081%) SuccessFactors
15 21 (0.078%) Amazon S3
16 8 (0.030%) Taleo
16 8 (0.030%) CloudBees
17 7 (0.026%) Google App Engine
18 6 (0.022%) Route 53
19 5 (0.018%) Google Compute Engine
Communications & Networking
1 975 (3.60%) Internet
2 974 (3.60%) TCP/IP
3 875 (3.23%) Firewall
4 580 (2.14%) DNS
5 526 (1.94%) VPN
6 524 (1.94%) SAN
7 523 (1.93%) WAN
8 512 (1.89%) LAN
9 500 (1.85%) Wireless
10 453 (1.67%) HTTP
11 403 (1.49%) Network Security
12 321 (1.19%) DHCP
13 281 (1.04%) VoIP
14 241 (0.89%) Intranet
15 232 (0.86%) MPLS
16 202 (0.75%) VLAN
17 196 (0.72%) SSL
18 172 (0.64%) Ethernet
18 172 (0.64%) BGP
19 133 (0.49%) OSPF
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4309 (15.91%) SQL Server
2 1449 (5.35%) MySQL
3 1214 (4.48%) Relational Database
4 726 (2.68%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 720 (2.66%) SQL Server 2008
6 703 (2.60%) Data Warehouse
7 616 (2.27%) Big Data
8 595 (2.20%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 461 (1.70%) RDBMS
10 458 (1.69%) Oracle Database
11 401 (1.48%) NoSQL
12 394 (1.46%) SQL Server 2012
13 379 (1.40%) Hadoop
14 377 (1.39%) MongoDB
15 349 (1.29%) SQL Server Analysis Services
16 313 (1.16%) PostgreSQL
17 311 (1.15%) Data Mining
18 302 (1.12%) SQL Server 2005
19 218 (0.81%) QlikView
20 191 (0.71%) OLAP
Development Applications
1 1008 (3.72%) Git (software)
2 827 (3.05%) Visual Studio
3 657 (2.43%) Subversion
4 556 (2.05%) Team Foundation Server
5 522 (1.93%) JIRA
6 500 (1.85%) Maven
7 486 (1.79%) Selenium
8 473 (1.75%) Eclipse
9 391 (1.44%) JUnit
10 373 (1.38%) NUnit
11 353 (1.30%) Jenkins
12 219 (0.81%) Ant
13 216 (0.80%) Rhino Mocks
14 171 (0.63%) Cucumber
15 156 (0.58%) TeamCity
16 148 (0.55%) WebDriver
17 137 (0.51%) Mockito
18 132 (0.49%) Rational DOORS
19 121 (0.45%) Moq
20 114 (0.42%) QuickTest Pro
General
1 7010 (25.89%) Finance
2 2142 (7.91%) Marketing
3 1759 (6.50%) Banking
4 1711 (6.32%) Telecoms
5 1221 (4.51%) Retail
6 685 (2.53%) Manufacturing
7 629 (2.32%) Electronics
8 628 (2.32%) Legal
9 553 (2.04%) Advertising
10 514 (1.90%) Front Office
11 492 (1.82%) Games
12 478 (1.77%) Investment Banking
13 402 (1.48%) Financial Institution
14 350 (1.29%) Law
15 300 (1.11%) French Language
16 299 (1.10%) Aerospace
17 290 (1.07%) Pharmaceutical
18 282 (1.04%) Publishing
19 276 (1.02%) German Language
20 258 (0.95%) Automotive
Job Titles
1 8302 (30.66%) Developer
2 4208 (15.54%) Analyst
3 1850 (6.83%) Consultant
4 1769 (6.53%) Graduate
5 1656 (6.12%) Software Engineer
6 1628 (6.01%) Java Developer
7 1499 (5.54%) Software Developer
8 1476 (5.45%) Junior
9 1320 (4.87%) Business Analyst
10 1311 (4.84%) C# Developer
11 1233 (4.55%) Project Manager
12 1192 (4.40%) .NET Developer
13 1010 (3.73%) Senior Developer
14 980 (3.62%) Architect
15 862 (3.18%) Junior Developer
16 765 (2.83%) Support Analyst
17 743 (2.74%) C# .NET Developer
18 702 (2.59%) Graduate Developer
19 676 (2.50%) Web Developer
20 529 (1.95%) Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4787 (17.68%) .NET
2 4388 (16.21%) HTML
3 3484 (12.87%) CSS
4 2547 (9.41%) ASP.NET
5 2127 (7.86%) XML
6 2114 (7.81%) jQuery
7 1853 (6.84%) Web Services
8 1447 (5.34%) HTML5
9 1169 (4.32%) Spring
10 945 (3.49%) .NET Framework
11 906 (3.35%) ASP.NET MVC
12 828 (3.06%) CSS3
13 823 (3.04%) Ajax
14 819 (3.02%) J2EE
15 772 (2.85%) WCF
16 658 (2.43%) Hibernate
17 654 (2.42%) WPF
18 622 (2.30%) SOAP
19 578 (2.13%) AngularJS
20 554 (2.05%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 8146 (30.08%) Computer Science
2 3975 (14.68%) Analytical Skills
3 2354 (8.69%) Mathematics
4 1444 (5.33%) Management Information System
5 1173 (4.33%) User Experience
6 773 (2.85%) Open Source
7 693 (2.56%) Enterprise Software
8 681 (2.52%) Physics
9 667 (2.46%) Algorithms
9 667 (2.46%) Mobile App
10 632 (2.33%) Statistics
11 487 (1.80%) Social Media
12 484 (1.79%) Hedge funds
13 428 (1.58%) Visualisation
14 370 (1.37%) Derivative
15 339 (1.25%) Client/Server
16 335 (1.24%) Economics
17 303 (1.12%) Data Structures
18 240 (0.89%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
19 236 (0.87%) N-Tier
Operating Systems
1 4158 (15.36%) Windows
2 3276 (12.10%) Linux
3 1946 (7.19%) UNIX
4 867 (3.20%) Android
5 773 (2.85%) Windows Server 2008
6 656 (2.42%) Apple iOS
7 427 (1.58%) Windows 7
8 425 (1.57%) Windows Server 2003
9 335 (1.24%) Windows Server 2012
10 292 (1.08%) Windows XP
11 268 (0.99%) Solaris
12 192 (0.71%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
13 149 (0.55%) Windows 8
14 122 (0.45%) Ubuntu
15 100 (0.37%) Mac OS X
16 93 (0.34%) AIX
17 84 (0.31%) CentOS
18 74 (0.27%) HPUX
19 66 (0.24%) Windows Phone
20 65 (0.24%) Debian
Processes & Methodologies
1 6134 (22.65%) Agile Software Development
2 4038 (14.91%) Software Engineering
3 3619 (13.37%) Project Management
4 2680 (9.90%) OO
5 2199 (8.12%) ITIL
6 2142 (7.91%) MVC
7 1945 (7.18%) Scrum
8 1905 (7.04%) TDD
9 1605 (5.93%) PRINCE2
10 1604 (5.92%) Analytics
11 1357 (5.01%) E-Commerce
12 1351 (4.99%) Mentoring
13 1330 (4.91%) Business Intelligence
14 1175 (4.34%) CRM
15 1109 (4.10%) Business Analysis
16 997 (3.68%) OOP
17 972 (3.59%) Web Development
18 970 (3.58%) Unit Testing
19 956 (3.53%) Service Delivery
20 843 (3.11%) Change Management
Programming Languages
1 6793 (25.09%) SQL
2 5233 (19.33%) C#
3 5097 (18.82%) Java
4 4543 (16.78%) JavaScript
5 2920 (10.78%) C++
6 1772 (6.54%) Python
7 1701 (6.28%) C
8 1381 (5.10%) PHP
9 889 (3.28%) T-SQL
10 846 (3.12%) Perl
11 690 (2.55%) VB.NET
12 547 (2.02%) Ruby
13 494 (1.82%) VB
14 474 (1.75%) PL/SQL
15 454 (1.68%) VBA
16 390 (1.44%) PowerShell
17 363 (1.34%) Bash Shell
18 350 (1.29%) Shell Script
19 263 (0.97%) Objective-C
20 259 (0.96%) MATLAB
Qualifications
1 926 (3.42%) Security Cleared
2 917 (3.39%) Microsoft Certification
3 716 (2.64%) ISEB
4 655 (2.42%) Cisco Certification
5 528 (1.95%) SC Cleared
6 486 (1.79%) PMI Certification
7 430 (1.59%) MCSE
8 418 (1.54%) PhD
9 383 (1.41%) CCNA
10 374 (1.38%) CISSP
11 356 (1.31%) PMP
12 348 (1.29%) ISTQB
13 339 (1.25%) HND
14 290 (1.07%) ITIL Certification
15 289 (1.07%) PRINCE2 Certification
16 261 (0.96%) MCP
17 257 (0.95%) CCNP
18 246 (0.91%) MBA
19 227 (0.84%) CISM
20 223 (0.82%) MCITP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1696 (6.26%) QA
2 696 (2.57%) SLA
3 305 (1.13%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 300 (1.11%) ISO 9001
5 243 (0.90%) PCI DSS
6 88 (0.32%) COBIT
7 87 (0.32%) Sarbanes-Oxley
8 70 (0.26%) Data Quality
9 54 (0.20%) ISO 9000
10 34 (0.13%) JSP 440
11 29 (0.11%) Basel II
12 26 (0.096%) IEC 61508
12 26 (0.096%) DO-178B
13 22 (0.081%) Solvency II
13 22 (0.081%) COSO
13 22 (0.081%) JTAG
14 21 (0.078%) TickIT
14 21 (0.078%) ISO 14001
15 20 (0.074%) EMIR
16 18 (0.066%) DO-254
System Software
1 1303 (4.81%) Active Directory
2 826 (3.05%) VMware Infrastructure
3 232 (0.86%) Hyper-V
4 219 (0.81%) vSphere
5 195 (0.72%) Firmware
6 123 (0.45%) VMware ESXi
7 101 (0.37%) XenApp
8 99 (0.37%) VMware ESX
9 81 (0.30%) XenDesktop
10 72 (0.27%) NFS
11 60 (0.22%) Oracle RAC
12 57 (0.21%) Terminal Services
13 55 (0.20%) Xen
14 50 (0.18%) Microsoft App-V
15 43 (0.16%) VMware Workstation
16 40 (0.15%) KVM
17 39 (0.14%) Varnish
18 31 (0.11%) XenServer
19 28 (0.10%) Snort
20 26 (0.096%) VirtualBox
Systems Management
1 254 (0.94%) Puppet
2 189 (0.70%) Opscode Chef
3 176 (0.65%) SCCM
4 171 (0.63%) Nagios
5 147 (0.54%) HP Quality Center
6 92 (0.34%) SCOM
7 81 (0.30%) Ansible
8 55 (0.20%) Tivoli
9 44 (0.16%) Norton AntiVirus
10 41 (0.15%) Cacti
11 39 (0.14%) Vagrant
12 36 (0.13%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
13 35 (0.13%) NetBackup
14 34 (0.13%) WSUS
15 33 (0.12%) SCVMM
15 33 (0.12%) Backup Exec
16 30 (0.11%) OpenView
16 30 (0.11%) Salt
17 28 (0.10%) Data Guard
18 25 (0.092%) ITRS Geneos
Vendors
1 4856 (17.93%) Microsoft
2 2645 (9.77%) Oracle
3 1303 (4.81%) VMware
4 1014 (3.74%) Cisco
5 955 (3.53%) SAP
6 650 (2.40%) Citrix
7 569 (2.10%) Google
8 523 (1.93%) HP
9 426 (1.57%) IBM
10 415 (1.53%) Adobe
11 403 (1.49%) Salesforce.com
12 303 (1.12%) Business Objects
13 247 (0.91%) Red Hat
14 228 (0.84%) EMC
15 195 (0.72%) Informatica
16 190 (0.70%) Juniper
17 188 (0.69%) CheckPoint
18 187 (0.69%) Cognos
19 179 (0.66%) Sun
20 175 (0.65%) Sybase
London
ClearCube Consulting
Salary: From £0 to £90,000 per annum
Posted: 4 hours ago
Farnborough, Hampshire
Zorba Consulting Limited
Salary: From £22,000 to £25,000 per annum + bonus + benefits
Posted: 6 hours ago
City, London
Harrington Starr
Posted: 9 hours ago
City, London
Harrington Starr
Posted: 9 hours ago
City, London
Harrington Starr
Posted: 9 hours ago
City, London
Harrington Starr
Posted: 9 hours ago
City, London
Harrington Starr
Posted: 9 hours ago
Buckinghamshire
Venturi
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 10 hours ago
City, London
TEKsystems
Salary: £60000 - £100000 per annum + bonus and pension
Posted: 10 hours ago
London
Argus Media
Salary: Competitive salary & benefits package
Posted: 12 hours ago
London
Argus Media
Salary: Up to £35,000 per annum
Posted: 12 hours ago
Bristol, Avon
Sanderson
Salary: £30000 - £40000.00 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 12 hours ago
Central London / West End
Understanding Recruitment
Salary: £28000 - £30000 per annum + Great Benefits
Posted: 12 hours ago
City, London
Understanding Recruitment
Salary: £65000 - £80000 per annum + Bens - Health, Pension,
Posted: 12 hours ago
Central London / West End
Understanding Recruitment
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + Bens - health, gym more
Posted: 12 hours ago
Hatfield, Hertfordshire
Understanding Recruitment
Salary: £55000 - £65000 per annum + be - shares, pens, health+
Posted: 12 hours ago
Central London / West End
Understanding Recruitment
Salary: £40000 - £70000 per annum + be - 20% bonus, trips, pens +
Posted: 12 hours ago
Hatfield, Hertfordshire
Understanding Recruitment
Salary: £30000 - £45000 per annum + bens - shares, pens, health+
Posted: 12 hours ago
Oxford, Oxfordshire
Understanding Recruitment
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + bens
Posted: 12 hours ago
Hatfield, Hertfordshire
Understanding Recruitment
Salary: £40000.00 - £45000.00 per annum + benefits
Posted: 12 hours ago