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 25 July 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
25 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Degree
Rank 27 26 14
Rank change year-on-year
-1 -12
Permanent jobs citing Degree 37 36 64
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Lancashire 7.94% 7.44% 12.88%
As % of the Qualifications category 52.11% 35.64% 48.12%
Number of salaries quoted 35 33 59
Average salary £40,000 £25,000 £27,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+60.00% -9.09%
90% offered a salary of more than £17,600 £19,000 £20,000
10% offered a salary of more than £44,600 £68,000 £42,500
UK excluding London average salary £38,500 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+2.66% -
Qualifications Category
Lancashire
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
71 101 133
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Lancashire 15.24% 20.87% 26.76%
Number of salaries quoted 63 95 121
Average salary £38,000 £35,000 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+8.57% +7.69%
90% offered a salary of more than £19,700 £24,500 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £52,500 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £41,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.50% -
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 25 July 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 25 July 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
(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
Preston +1 11 £37,500 +50.00% 7
Lancaster - 6 £40,000 - 1
Blackburn +3 5 £15,500 -18.42% 1
Chorley -6 5 £41,000 +67.34% 1
Blackpool +4 4 £44,000 +16.42% 1
Newton-le-Willows +6 3 £21,000 -35.38%
Burnley -6 2 £35,000 +75.00% 1
Degree
North West

Degree
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Lancashire

For the 6 months to 25 July 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 26 (35.14%) SQL
2 25 (33.78%) .NET
3 20 (27.03%) C#
4 19 (25.68%) HTML
5 18 (24.32%) SQL Server
5 18 (24.32%) Microsoft
6 17 (22.97%) ASP.NET
7 16 (21.62%) Software Engineering
8 15 (20.27%) JavaScript
9 14 (18.92%) Marketing
9 14 (18.92%) Computer Science
10 13 (17.57%) jQuery
10 13 (17.57%) Finance
10 13 (17.57%) HTML5
11 11 (14.86%) Web Services
11 11 (14.86%) XML
11 11 (14.86%) MS Excel
12 10 (13.51%) Windows
13 9 (12.16%) Web Development
13 9 (12.16%) Unit Testing
13 9 (12.16%) E-Commerce
13 9 (12.16%) Java
13 9 (12.16%) Oracle
14 8 (10.81%) Microsoft Certification
14 8 (10.81%) Scrum
14 8 (10.81%) VMware
14 8 (10.81%) CSS
14 8 (10.81%) SOAP
14 8 (10.81%) Linux
14 8 (10.81%) Security Cleared

Degree
Top Related IT Skills in Lancashire by Category

For the 6 months to 25 July 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 7 (9.46%) MS Exchange
2 5 (6.76%) IIS
3 3 (4.05%) Tomcat
3 3 (4.05%) Exchange Server 2003
3 3 (4.05%) WebLogic
3 3 (4.05%) Exchange Server 2013
4 2 (2.70%) Lync
5 1 (1.35%) Exchange Server 2010
5 1 (1.35%) SharePoint 2013
5 1 (1.35%) SharePoint 2010
5 1 (1.35%) SharePoint
5 1 (1.35%) SAS
5 1 (1.35%) WebLogic Portal
5 1 (1.35%) CMS
Applications
1 11 (14.86%) MS Excel
2 4 (5.41%) Photoshop
2 4 (5.41%) Adobe Illustrator
3 3 (4.05%) MS Office
4 1 (1.35%) MS Visio
4 1 (1.35%) SPSS
4 1 (1.35%) Spreadsheet
Cloud Services
1 2 (2.70%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 6 (8.11%) LAN
1 6 (8.11%) WAN
2 5 (6.76%) VLAN
3 4 (5.41%) Internet
3 4 (5.41%) VoIP
4 3 (4.05%) Firewall
5 2 (2.70%) Wi-Fi
5 2 (2.70%) NAS
5 2 (2.70%) SAN
6 1 (1.35%) IPsec
6 1 (1.35%) OSPF
6 1 (1.35%) BGP
6 1 (1.35%) ADSL
6 1 (1.35%) PBX
6 1 (1.35%) DHCP
6 1 (1.35%) VPN
6 1 (1.35%) DNS
6 1 (1.35%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 18 (24.32%) SQL Server
2 6 (8.11%) MySQL
3 5 (6.76%) SQL Server 2008
4 4 (5.41%) SQL Server 2012
5 3 (4.05%) SQL Server 2005
6 2 (2.70%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 1 (1.35%) Oracle Database 11g
7 1 (1.35%) Oracle9i Database
7 1 (1.35%) MS Access
7 1 (1.35%) Oracle Database 10g
7 1 (1.35%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 4 (5.41%) Visual Studio
1 4 (5.41%) Dreamweaver
2 3 (4.05%) MyEclipse
2 3 (4.05%) Eclipse
General
1 14 (18.92%) Marketing
2 13 (17.57%) Finance
3 5 (6.76%) Financial Institution
4 4 (5.41%) Manufacturing
4 4 (5.41%) Advertising
5 3 (4.05%) Retail
6 1 (1.35%) Electronics
6 1 (1.35%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 28 (37.84%) Developer
2 15 (20.27%) Senior Developer
3 10 (13.51%) C# Developer
3 10 (13.51%) Senior C# Developer
3 10 (13.51%) C# ASP.NET Developer
3 10 (13.51%) C# .NET Developer
4 9 (12.16%) Analyst
4 9 (12.16%) Software Developer
5 8 (10.81%) Software Engineer
6 6 (8.11%) Consultant
6 6 (8.11%) .NET Developer
7 5 (6.76%) ASP.NET Developer
7 5 (6.76%) Data Analyst
7 5 (6.76%) Graduate
7 5 (6.76%) Senior Software Developer
7 5 (6.76%) Senior .NET Developer
7 5 (6.76%) Senior ASP.NET Developer
8 4 (5.41%) Graduate Developer
8 4 (5.41%) Business Transformation Consultant
8 4 (5.41%) Senior Programmer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 25 (33.78%) .NET
2 19 (25.68%) HTML
3 17 (22.97%) ASP.NET
4 13 (17.57%) HTML5
4 13 (17.57%) jQuery
5 11 (14.86%) Web Services
5 11 (14.86%) XML
6 8 (10.81%) CSS
6 8 (10.81%) SOAP
7 5 (6.76%) Struts
7 5 (6.76%) Hibernate
7 5 (6.76%) JSP
7 5 (6.76%) Spring
7 5 (6.76%) WCF
7 5 (6.76%) WPF
7 5 (6.76%) ASP.NET MVC
8 4 (5.41%) LINQ
8 4 (5.41%) .NET Framework
9 3 (4.05%) Java EE
9 3 (4.05%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 14 (18.92%) Computer Science
2 8 (10.81%) Social Media
3 6 (8.11%) New Media
3 6 (8.11%) iSeries
3 6 (8.11%) AS400
4 5 (6.76%) Management Information System
4 5 (6.76%) Mobile App
5 3 (4.05%) Copywriting
5 3 (4.05%) FMCG
5 3 (4.05%) W3C
5 3 (4.05%) Streaming Media
6 2 (2.70%) Mathematics
6 2 (2.70%) Physics
7 1 (1.35%) Psychology
7 1 (1.35%) Statistics
7 1 (1.35%) Data Protection Act
7 1 (1.35%) Economics
7 1 (1.35%) Embedded Systems
Operating Systems
1 10 (13.51%) Windows
2 8 (10.81%) Linux
3 5 (6.76%) Windows Server 2008
4 3 (4.05%) Apple iOS
4 3 (4.05%) Windows XP
4 3 (4.05%) Windows Server 2003
4 3 (4.05%) Android
4 3 (4.05%) Windows Server 2012
5 2 (2.70%) Windows Vista
5 2 (2.70%) Mac OS
6 1 (1.35%) Windows 7
6 1 (1.35%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (21.62%) Software Engineering
2 9 (12.16%) E-Commerce
2 9 (12.16%) Web Development
2 9 (12.16%) Unit Testing
3 8 (10.81%) Scrum
3 8 (10.81%) Agile Software Development
4 6 (8.11%) Project Management
4 6 (8.11%) MVC
4 6 (8.11%) Analytics
5 5 (6.76%) Marketing Analytics
5 5 (6.76%) Online Marketing
5 5 (6.76%) Continuous Improvement
5 5 (6.76%) Release Management
5 5 (6.76%) System Testing
5 5 (6.76%) Kanban
5 5 (6.76%) Requirements Analysis
5 5 (6.76%) Service Delivery
5 5 (6.76%) CRM
5 5 (6.76%) Data Analysis
6 4 (5.41%) Migration
Programming Languages
1 26 (35.14%) SQL
2 20 (27.03%) C#
3 15 (20.27%) JavaScript
4 9 (12.16%) Java
5 6 (8.11%) PHP
6 5 (6.76%) RPG
6 5 (6.76%) C++
6 5 (6.76%) XAML
7 3 (4.05%) Objective-C
7 3 (4.05%) Ruby
7 3 (4.05%) Python
7 3 (4.05%) C
8 2 (2.70%) Perl
9 1 (1.35%) VB
9 1 (1.35%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 8 (10.81%) Microsoft Certification
1 8 (10.81%) Security Cleared
2 6 (8.11%) SC Cleared
2 6 (8.11%) MCSE
3 4 (5.41%) HND
4 3 (4.05%) MCP
4 3 (4.05%) HNC
5 2 (2.70%) MCSA
5 2 (2.70%) A+ Certification
5 2 (2.70%) MCTS
5 2 (2.70%) MCITP
6 1 (1.35%) ITIL Certification
6 1 (1.35%) MBA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.35%) QA
System Software
1 5 (6.76%) VMware Infrastructure
1 5 (6.76%) Active Directory
2 4 (5.41%) Hyper-V
3 3 (4.05%) XenApp
4 2 (2.70%) XenDesktop
5 1 (1.35%) vSphere
5 1 (1.35%) Forefront TMG
5 1 (1.35%) Terminal Services
Systems Management
1 2 (2.70%) SCCM
Vendors
1 18 (24.32%) Microsoft
2 9 (12.16%) Oracle
3 8 (10.81%) VMware
4 7 (9.46%) Citrix
5 3 (4.05%) Adobe
6 2 (2.70%) HP
6 2 (2.70%) Avaya
7 1 (1.35%) Epicor
7 1 (1.35%) Cisco
7 1 (1.35%) IBM
7 1 (1.35%) Nortel
7 1 (1.35%) WatchGuard
7 1 (1.35%) Draytek
Chorley, Lancashire
Searchability.co.uk
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 3 hours ago
Carnforth, Lancashire
Interaction Recruitment PLC
Salary: Salary Negotiable for the right candidate
Posted: 6 hours ago
Preston, Lancashire
IT Executive Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + DOE
Posted: 6 hours ago
Preston, Lancashire
IT Executive Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + DOE
Posted: Yesterday
Leyland, Lancashire
Newton Blue
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + car allowance and benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Preston, Lancashire
Experis Ltd
Salary: £35000.00 - £50000.00 per annum + benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Preston, Lancashire
CSC
Salary: From £35 to £45 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Lancaster
Huxley Associates
Salary: competitive
Posted: 4 days ago
Preston, Lancashire
CSC
Salary: From £35 to £45 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Preston, Lancashire
CSC
Salary: From £35 to £45 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Blackpool
Searchability
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 7 days ago
Lancashire
Huxley Associates
Salary: competitive
Posted: 10 days ago
Lancashire
Progressive Recruitment
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + Pension, Holiday, Early Friday finish
Posted: 10 days ago