The table below looks at the statistics for Degree in IT jobs advertised for the Lancashire region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Degree over the 3 months to 30 June 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
30 Jun 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Degree
Rank 16 28 28
Rank change year-on-year
+12 0
Permanent jobs citing Degree 86 32 35
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Lancashire 14.65% 6.97% 7.32%
As % of the Qualifications category 59.31% 41.56% 29.17%
Number of salaries quoted 69 31 35
Average salary £38,000 £32,500 £30,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+16.92% +8.33%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,300 £16,000 £20,000
10% offered a salary of more than £47,500 £44,000 £42,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
Degree
North West

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

Qualifications Category
Lancashire
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
145 77 120
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Lancashire 24.70% 16.78% 25.10%
Number of salaries quoted 125 70 114
Average salary £38,000 £32,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+16.92% -7.14%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,450 £23,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £47,500 £45,000 £43,700
UK excluding London average salary £42,000 £40,857 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.79% +2.14%

Degree
Jobs Demand Trend in Lancashire

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

Degree Jobs Demand Trend in Lancashire

Degree
Salary Trend in Lancashire

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

Degree Salary Trend in Lancashire

Degree
Salary Histogram in Lancashire

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Degree across the Lancashire region over the 3 months to 30 June 2015.

Degree Salary Histogram in Lancashire

Degree
Job Locations in Lancashire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Degree within the Lancashire region over the 3 months to 30 June 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
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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
Preston -1 23 £40,000 +14.28% 1
Blackpool +3 16 £35,000 -20.45%
Chorley +1 9 £31,500 -18.18%
Blackburn -8 5 £47,500 +216.66% 2
Burnley -1 2 £33,750 -3.57% 1
Nelson - 2 £14,750 -
Skelmersdale - 1 £27,500 - 2
Bacup - 1 £35,000 -
Degree
North West

Degree
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Lancashire

For the 6 months to 30 June 2015, IT jobs across the Lancashire 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 32 (25.60%) PRINCE2
2 31 (24.80%) SQL
2 31 (24.80%) Project Management
3 30 (24.00%) Analytical Skills
4 27 (21.60%) Manufacturing
4 27 (21.60%) SQL Server
5 24 (19.20%) HTML
6 21 (16.80%) .NET
6 21 (16.80%) SDLC
7 20 (16.00%) Finance
7 20 (16.00%) CSS
7 20 (16.00%) ERP
8 19 (15.20%) CRM
8 19 (15.20%) C#
8 19 (15.20%) Microsoft
9 18 (14.40%) JavaScript
10 17 (13.60%) Java
10 17 (13.60%) ASP.NET
11 16 (12.80%) Business Analysis
12 15 (12.00%) MVC
13 14 (11.20%) Windows
13 14 (11.20%) Mentoring
14 13 (10.40%) MS Excel
15 12 (9.60%) Computer Science
15 12 (9.60%) Network Security
15 12 (9.60%) Relational Database
16 11 (8.80%) jQuery
16 11 (8.80%) Six Sigma
17 10 (8.00%) PRINCE2 Certification
17 10 (8.00%) Systems Analysis

Degree
Top Related IT Skills in Lancashire by Category

For the 6 months to 30 June 2015, IT jobs across the Lancashire 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 7 (5.60%) Tomcat
2 2 (1.60%) Drupal
2 2 (1.60%) WordPress
2 2 (1.60%) nginx
2 2 (1.60%) SilverStripe
2 2 (1.60%) Exchange Server 2010
2 2 (1.60%) Node.js
2 2 (1.60%) MS Exchange
2 2 (1.60%) Apache
3 1 (0.80%) CMS
3 1 (0.80%) SharePoint Server
3 1 (0.80%) Exchange Server 2013
3 1 (0.80%) Apache Solr
3 1 (0.80%) SharePoint
3 1 (0.80%) IIS
3 1 (0.80%) JBoss
Applications
1 13 (10.40%) MS Excel
2 9 (7.20%) MS Office
3 5 (4.00%) MS Visio
3 5 (4.00%) MS PowerPoint
4 4 (3.20%) Adobe Creative Suite
4 4 (3.20%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 4 (3.20%) Dynamics CRM
2 3 (2.40%) Line 500
2 3 (2.40%) Oracle EBS R12
2 3 (2.40%) Magento
2 3 (2.40%) Sage CRM
2 3 (2.40%) Oracle Applications
Cloud Services
1 5 (4.00%) Google Analytics
2 2 (1.60%) Office 365
3 1 (0.80%) IaaS
3 1 (0.80%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 12 (9.60%) Network Security
2 7 (5.60%) Broadband
3 4 (3.20%) LAN
3 4 (3.20%) Intranet
4 3 (2.40%) TCP/IP
5 2 (1.60%) ADSL
5 2 (1.60%) Ethernet
5 2 (1.60%) WAN
5 2 (1.60%) Wi-Fi
6 1 (0.80%) Internet
6 1 (0.80%) Firewall
6 1 (0.80%) WebEx
6 1 (0.80%) DHCP
6 1 (0.80%) PBX
6 1 (0.80%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 27 (21.60%) SQL Server
2 12 (9.60%) Relational Database
3 9 (7.20%) MySQL
3 9 (7.20%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 8 (6.40%) Oracle Reports
4 8 (6.40%) Data Warehouse
5 7 (5.60%) Crystal Reports
6 4 (3.20%) MS Access
6 4 (3.20%) Oracle Database 10g
6 4 (3.20%) Oracle Database
7 3 (2.40%) WhereScape RED
8 2 (1.60%) SQLBase
8 2 (1.60%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 2 (1.60%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 2 (1.60%) PostgreSQL
8 2 (1.60%) SQL Server 2008
9 1 (0.80%) Hadoop
9 1 (0.80%) RDBMS
9 1 (0.80%) Oracle BI EE
9 1 (0.80%) Apache Hive
Development Applications
1 4 (3.20%) Visual Studio
1 4 (3.20%) Oracle Forms
1 4 (3.20%) NUnit
1 4 (3.20%) Oracle APEX
1 4 (3.20%) Rhino Mocks
1 4 (3.20%) Moq
2 1 (0.80%) FireMonkey
2 1 (0.80%) Git (software)
General
1 27 (21.60%) Manufacturing
2 20 (16.00%) Finance
3 8 (6.40%) Marketing
4 5 (4.00%) Telecoms
5 3 (2.40%) Aerospace
6 1 (0.80%) Law
6 1 (0.80%) Italian Language
6 1 (0.80%) Avionics
6 1 (0.80%) Games
6 1 (0.80%) Military
6 1 (0.80%) Retail
6 1 (0.80%) Billing
Job Titles
1 34 (27.20%) Developer
2 32 (25.60%) Analyst
3 28 (22.40%) Project Manager
4 21 (16.80%) Business Analyst
5 17 (13.60%) Junior
6 14 (11.20%) IT Project Manager
7 13 (10.40%) .NET Developer
8 12 (9.60%) IT Business Analyst
9 11 (8.80%) Systems Analyst
10 9 (7.20%) Java Developer
11 7 (5.60%) Graduate
12 6 (4.80%) Junior Developer
13 5 (4.00%) Junior Project Manager
13 5 (4.00%) Senior Manager
13 5 (4.00%) Senior Project Manager
13 5 (4.00%) C# Developer
13 5 (4.00%) Business Systems Analyst
13 5 (4.00%) Senior IT Project Manager
14 4 (3.20%) PPC Executive
14 4 (3.20%) PPC Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 24 (19.20%) HTML
2 21 (16.80%) .NET
3 20 (16.00%) CSS
4 17 (13.60%) ASP.NET
5 11 (8.80%) jQuery
6 8 (6.40%) XML
7 7 (5.60%) Hibernate
7 7 (5.60%) Spring
8 6 (4.80%) LINQ
8 6 (4.80%) ASP.NET MVC
9 4 (3.20%) NHibernate
9 4 (3.20%) .NET Framework
9 4 (3.20%) XHTML
10 3 (2.40%) Grails
11 2 (1.60%) Web Services
11 2 (1.60%) Ext JS
11 2 (1.60%) HTML5
11 2 (1.60%) Yii
11 2 (1.60%) CSS3
11 2 (1.60%) Laravel
Miscellaneous
1 30 (24.00%) Analytical Skills
2 12 (9.60%) Computer Science
3 9 (7.20%) Management Information System
4 7 (5.60%) Social Media
5 5 (4.00%) Mathematics
5 5 (4.00%) Statistics
5 5 (4.00%) User Experience
6 4 (3.20%) Tandem
6 4 (3.20%) Life Science
6 4 (3.20%) Copywriting
6 4 (3.20%) Blog
6 4 (3.20%) Enterprise Software
7 3 (2.40%) Mobile App
8 2 (1.60%) Data Centre
8 2 (1.60%) Client/Server
8 2 (1.60%) Embedded Systems
9 1 (0.80%) Data Protection Act
Operating Systems
1 14 (11.20%) Windows
2 5 (4.00%) Linux
2 5 (4.00%) Windows XP
3 3 (2.40%) Windows Vista
3 3 (2.40%) Android
3 3 (2.40%) Apple iOS
3 3 (2.40%) Windows 8
4 2 (1.60%) Ubuntu
4 2 (1.60%) Windows Server 2008
4 2 (1.60%) CentOS
4 2 (1.60%) Windows 7
4 2 (1.60%) Mac OS X
5 1 (0.80%) Windows Server 2003
5 1 (0.80%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 32 (25.60%) PRINCE2
2 31 (24.80%) Project Management
3 21 (16.80%) SDLC
4 20 (16.00%) ERP
5 19 (15.20%) CRM
6 16 (12.80%) Business Analysis
7 15 (12.00%) MVC
8 14 (11.20%) Mentoring
9 11 (8.80%) Six Sigma
10 10 (8.00%) Workflow
10 10 (8.00%) Agile Software Development
10 10 (8.00%) Systems Analysis
11 9 (7.20%) Software Engineering
12 8 (6.40%) E-Commerce
13 7 (5.60%) Project Planning
14 6 (4.80%) Unit Testing
14 6 (4.80%) Root Cause Analysis
14 6 (4.80%) Analytics
14 6 (4.80%) Logistics
14 6 (4.80%) Scrum
Programming Languages
1 31 (24.80%) SQL
2 19 (15.20%) C#
3 18 (14.40%) JavaScript
4 17 (13.60%) Java
5 9 (7.20%) PHP
6 8 (6.40%) PL/SQL
7 6 (4.80%) VB.NET
8 5 (4.00%) VB
8 5 (4.00%) VB6
9 3 (2.40%) Groovy
10 2 (1.60%) Ruby
10 2 (1.60%) XAML
10 2 (1.60%) T-SQL
10 2 (1.60%) VBA
10 2 (1.60%) Python
10 2 (1.60%) Perl
10 2 (1.60%) C
10 2 (1.60%) C++
11 1 (0.80%) Delphi
11 1 (0.80%) MATLAB
Qualifications
1 10 (8.00%) PRINCE2 Certification
2 7 (5.60%) ISEB
3 6 (4.80%) Security Cleared
3 6 (4.80%) APMP
4 5 (4.00%) SC Cleared
5 4 (3.20%) PMP
5 4 (3.20%) PMI Certification
6 2 (1.60%) ISTQB
6 2 (1.60%) HNC
6 2 (1.60%) HND
6 2 (1.60%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
7 1 (0.80%) ACCA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (4.00%) SLA
2 4 (3.20%) QA
System Software
1 4 (3.20%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (1.60%) Active Directory
3 1 (0.80%) Terminal Services
3 1 (0.80%) XenApp
3 1 (0.80%) vSphere
Vendors
1 19 (15.20%) Microsoft
2 9 (7.20%) Oracle
3 7 (5.60%) JDA
4 5 (4.00%) Google
5 4 (3.20%) VMware
6 3 (2.40%) GUPTA
6 3 (2.40%) Apple
6 3 (2.40%) Sage
6 3 (2.40%) Facebook
6 3 (2.40%) Twitter
6 3 (2.40%) Citrix
7 2 (1.60%) Epicor
7 2 (1.60%) Juniper
7 2 (1.60%) Zend
8 1 (0.80%) Tableau
8 1 (0.80%) Salesforce.com
8 1 (0.80%) Avaya
8 1 (0.80%) HP
8 1 (0.80%) Nortel
Preston, Lancashire
Oscar Associates (UK) Ltd
Posted: 14 hours ago
Skelmersdale, Lancashire
Applause IT Innovation
Salary: £18000 - £22000 per annum + Depending on Experience + Bens
Posted: 14 hours ago
Lancashire
Verticality Ltd
Salary: Salary £35-45k DOE
Posted: 4 days ago
Lancaster, Lancashire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £18000 - £25000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Burnley
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Salary: £25000.00 - £40000.00 per annum + Package
Posted: 10 days ago
Blackburn
Interquest - IQ Public Sector
Salary: £70000 - £80000 per annum + Pension
Posted: 10 days ago
Skelmersdale
Applause IT Innovation
Salary: £20000 - £25000 per annum + Depending on Experience + Bens
Posted: 14 days ago
Blackburn
Bluefire Consulting
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 27 days ago