The first table below looks at the demand 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 18 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Qualifications for the Lancashire region.

Location
3 months to
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Degree
Rank 18 32 10
Rank change year-on-year
+14 -22
Permanent jobs citing Degree 38 30 118
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Lancashire 8.30% 6.25% 18.44%
As % of the Qualifications category 38.38% 26.32% 74.68%
Number of salaries quoted 32 26 110
Average salary £31,000 £30,000 £31,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+3.33% -4.76%
90% offered a salary of more than £19,000 £24,250 £18,000
10% offered a salary of more than £42,250 £39,500 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -
Qualifications Category
Lancashire
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
99 114 158
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Lancashire 21.62% 23.75% 24.69%
Number of salaries quoted 82 94 145
Average salary £32,500 £35,000 £31,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-7.14% +11.11%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,500 £25,000 £19,700
10% offered a salary of more than £42,500 £52,500 £51,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
Degree
North West

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 18 April 2014.

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 18 April 2014. 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
(Click each for more statistics)
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
Find
Job
Vacancies
Preston +2 11 £20,000 -27.27% 2
Lancaster - 11 £27,000 - 2
Chorley +1 3 £40,000 -
Blackburn -4 2 £23,250 -22.50%
Darwen - 2 £37,500 -
Newton-le-Willows - 1 £21,500 -
Degree
North West

Degree
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Lancashire

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, 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 46 (54.76%) SQL
2 27 (32.14%) SQL Server
3 26 (30.95%) .NET
4 25 (29.76%) JavaScript
4 25 (29.76%) C#
5 24 (28.57%) HTML
5 24 (28.57%) Web Services
6 22 (26.19%) ASP.NET
6 22 (26.19%) Microsoft
6 22 (26.19%) Computer Science
7 16 (19.05%) XML
7 16 (19.05%) SQL Server 2008
7 16 (19.05%) Software Engineering
8 15 (17.86%) Security Cleared
9 14 (16.67%) SOAP
10 12 (14.29%) Management Information System
10 12 (14.29%) Finance
11 11 (13.10%) Java
11 11 (13.10%) PHP
11 11 (13.10%) MySQL
11 11 (13.10%) jQuery
11 11 (13.10%) Web Development
12 10 (11.90%) Agile Software Development
12 10 (11.90%) MS Office
12 10 (11.90%) Validation
12 10 (11.90%) Scrum
13 9 (10.71%) Oracle
13 9 (10.71%) Python
13 9 (10.71%) MS Excel
14 8 (9.52%) HTML5

Degree
Top Related IT Skills in Lancashire by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, 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 8 (9.52%) IIS
2 4 (4.76%) Tomcat
2 4 (4.76%) MS Exchange
3 3 (3.57%) WebLogic
4 1 (1.19%) Exchange Server 2013
4 1 (1.19%) Exchange Server 2010
4 1 (1.19%) Exchange Server 2003
4 1 (1.19%) Jetty
Applications
1 10 (11.90%) MS Office
2 9 (10.71%) MS Excel
3 1 (1.19%) Spreadsheet
Communications & Networking
1 7 (8.33%) LAN
1 7 (8.33%) WAN
2 5 (5.95%) VoIP
2 5 (5.95%) VLAN
3 3 (3.57%) Internet
4 2 (2.38%) Firewall
5 1 (1.19%) Wi-Fi
5 1 (1.19%) IPsec
5 1 (1.19%) SSL
5 1 (1.19%) ADSL
5 1 (1.19%) PBX
5 1 (1.19%) DHCP
5 1 (1.19%) VPN
5 1 (1.19%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 27 (32.14%) SQL Server
2 16 (19.05%) SQL Server 2008
3 11 (13.10%) MySQL
4 6 (7.14%) SQL Server 2005
4 6 (7.14%) SQL Server 2012
5 5 (5.95%) Oracle Database
5 5 (5.95%) Oracle Database 10g
5 5 (5.95%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 4 (4.76%) Oracle Database 11g
6 4 (4.76%) Oracle9i Database
7 1 (1.19%) MS Access
Development Applications
1 3 (3.57%) Eclipse
1 3 (3.57%) NUnit
1 3 (3.57%) MyEclipse
2 2 (2.38%) Rhino Mocks
2 2 (2.38%) Moq
2 2 (2.38%) Visual Studio
3 1 (1.19%) RequisitePro
General
1 12 (14.29%) Finance
2 6 (7.14%) Military
3 4 (4.76%) Marketing
4 3 (3.57%) Manufacturing
4 3 (3.57%) Financial Institution
5 2 (2.38%) Games
6 1 (1.19%) Electronics
6 1 (1.19%) Telecoms
6 1 (1.19%) Aerospace
6 1 (1.19%) Automotive
6 1 (1.19%) Retail
Job Titles
1 37 (44.05%) Developer
2 20 (23.81%) Software Engineer
3 12 (14.29%) Graduate
4 11 (13.10%) .NET Developer
5 10 (11.90%) C# Developer
6 9 (10.71%) Graduate Developer
6 9 (10.71%) Verification Engineer
7 8 (9.52%) Report Writer
7 8 (9.52%) SQL Developer
7 8 (9.52%) Software Developer
8 6 (7.14%) Junior
8 6 (7.14%) Analyst
8 6 (7.14%) Consultant
8 6 (7.14%) Project Manager
9 5 (5.95%) C# .NET Developer
9 5 (5.95%) Web Developer
9 5 (5.95%) Senior Developer
9 5 (5.95%) Programmer
9 5 (5.95%) Business Transformation Consultant
9 5 (5.95%) Senior Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 26 (30.95%) .NET
2 24 (28.57%) HTML
2 24 (28.57%) Web Services
3 22 (26.19%) ASP.NET
4 16 (19.05%) XML
5 14 (16.67%) SOAP
6 11 (13.10%) jQuery
7 8 (9.52%) HTML5
8 7 (8.33%) ASP.NET MVC
9 6 (7.14%) Spring
9 6 (7.14%) Struts
9 6 (7.14%) CSS
9 6 (7.14%) Hibernate
10 5 (5.95%) ASP.NET Web Forms
10 5 (5.95%) WinForms
10 5 (5.95%) JSP
10 5 (5.95%) Classic ASP
10 5 (5.95%) .NET Framework
11 4 (4.76%) WCF
11 4 (4.76%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 22 (26.19%) Computer Science
2 12 (14.29%) Management Information System
3 6 (7.14%) Social Media
4 4 (4.76%) W3C
5 3 (3.57%) New Media
5 3 (3.57%) Streaming Media
6 2 (2.38%) Physics
6 2 (2.38%) Mobile App
7 1 (1.19%) Embedded Systems
7 1 (1.19%) AS400
7 1 (1.19%) N-Tier
7 1 (1.19%) iSeries
7 1 (1.19%) Mathematics
Operating Systems
1 8 (9.52%) Windows
2 4 (4.76%) Windows Server 2008
3 3 (3.57%) Apple iOS
3 3 (3.57%) Windows Server 2003
3 3 (3.57%) Windows XP
3 3 (3.57%) Linux
3 3 (3.57%) Android
4 2 (2.38%) Windows Vista
4 2 (2.38%) Windows Server 2012
5 1 (1.19%) Windows 8
5 1 (1.19%) Windows 7
5 1 (1.19%) Mac OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (19.05%) Software Engineering
2 11 (13.10%) Web Development
3 10 (11.90%) Agile Software Development
3 10 (11.90%) Validation
3 10 (11.90%) Scrum
4 7 (8.33%) Project Management
4 7 (8.33%) MVC
5 6 (7.14%) Test Scripting
5 6 (7.14%) TDD
5 6 (7.14%) CRM
6 5 (5.95%) Business Transformation
6 5 (5.95%) Business Continuity
6 5 (5.95%) Information Security
6 5 (5.95%) Process Management
6 5 (5.95%) Data Protection
7 4 (4.76%) Time Management
7 4 (4.76%) UML
8 3 (3.57%) Analytics
8 3 (3.57%) Marketing Analytics
8 3 (3.57%) Service Management
Programming Languages
1 46 (54.76%) SQL
2 25 (29.76%) JavaScript
2 25 (29.76%) C#
3 11 (13.10%) Java
3 11 (13.10%) PHP
4 9 (10.71%) Python
5 8 (9.52%) VB
5 8 (9.52%) VB.NET
6 4 (4.76%) XAML
7 3 (3.57%) Objective-C
7 3 (3.57%) C++
7 3 (3.57%) C
7 3 (3.57%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 15 (17.86%) Security Cleared
2 7 (8.33%) Microsoft Certification
2 7 (8.33%) SC Cleared
3 5 (5.95%) MCP
4 3 (3.57%) MCSE
5 2 (2.38%) MCTS
5 2 (2.38%) MCAD
5 2 (2.38%) MCSD
5 2 (2.38%) PRINCE2 Certification
5 2 (2.38%) A+ Certification
6 1 (1.19%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.19%) COBIT
1 1 (1.19%) QA
System Software
1 3 (3.57%) Active Directory
1 3 (3.57%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (1.19%) Terminal Services
2 1 (1.19%) Forefront TMG
2 1 (1.19%) vSphere
2 1 (1.19%) XenApp
2 1 (1.19%) Hyper-V
Vendors
1 22 (26.19%) Microsoft
2 9 (10.71%) Oracle
3 4 (4.76%) VMware
4 3 (3.57%) IBM
4 3 (3.57%) Citrix
5 2 (2.38%) HP
5 2 (2.38%) Avaya
6 1 (1.19%) JBoss
6 1 (1.19%) Cisco
6 1 (1.19%) Nortel
6 1 (1.19%) Draytek
6 1 (1.19%) WatchGuard
Lancashire
Churchill Frank
Salary: £30000 - £50000 per annum + Bonus
Posted: Yesterday
Lancaster, Lancashire
Reed Technology
Salary: £24000 - £30000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Lancaster
Jagger Talent Commercial Recruiters
Salary: £30,000 - £40,000 per year
Posted: 2 days ago
Skelmersdale
Bluefire Consulting
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum + bonus, pension, life insur, mob
Posted: 6 days ago
Lancashire
Computer Futures
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 21 days ago