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 20 October 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
20 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Degree
Rank 28 27 15
Rank change year-on-year
-1 -12
Permanent jobs citing Degree 40 45 61
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Lancashire 8.40% 8.23% 12.58%
As % of the Qualifications category 42.11% 54.88% 39.35%
Number of salaries quoted 30 41 51
Average salary £41,750 £21,500 £25,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+94.18% -14.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £19,500 £18,000 £16,500
10% offered a salary of more than £44,000 £42,500 £35,000
UK excluding London average salary £39,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+4.00% -
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
95 82 155
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Lancashire 19.96% 14.99% 31.96%
Number of salaries quoted 72 65 134
Average salary £35,000 £27,204 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+28.65% -16.29%
90% offered a salary of more than £20,000 £18,000 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £47,500 £45,000 £42,500
UK excluding London average salary £41,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.75% -

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 20 October 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 20 October 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 17 £37,500 +34.64% 4
Blackpool +4 6 £44,000 +95.55% 1
Chorley -3 4 £25,000 +2.04% 3
Lytham St Annes - 4 £42,500 -
Lancaster - 3 £19,500 -
Blackburn +6 2 - - 3
Degree
North West

Degree
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Lancashire

For the 6 months to 20 October 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 30 (38.96%) .NET
2 25 (32.47%) C#
3 23 (29.87%) SQL Server
4 20 (25.97%) ASP.NET
5 17 (22.08%) Finance
5 17 (22.08%) Microsoft
6 16 (20.78%) SQL
6 16 (20.78%) Agile Software Development
7 15 (19.48%) Analytical Skills
8 13 (16.88%) E-Commerce
9 12 (15.58%) HTML
9 12 (15.58%) MVC
9 12 (15.58%) Web Development
9 12 (15.58%) jQuery
10 11 (14.29%) LINQ
10 11 (14.29%) Marketing
10 11 (14.29%) Computer Science
11 10 (12.99%) Linux
12 9 (11.69%) Oracle
13 8 (10.39%) Project Management
13 8 (10.39%) XAML
13 8 (10.39%) Scrum
13 8 (10.39%) JavaScript
13 8 (10.39%) Visual Studio
13 8 (10.39%) MS Excel
13 8 (10.39%) .NET Framework
13 8 (10.39%) Software Engineering
13 8 (10.39%) Unit Testing
13 8 (10.39%) WCF
13 8 (10.39%) WPF

Degree
Top Related IT Skills in Lancashire by Category

For the 6 months to 20 October 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 6 (7.79%) IIS
1 6 (7.79%) SAS
2 5 (6.49%) WebLogic Portal
2 5 (6.49%) WebLogic
3 4 (5.19%) MS Exchange
4 2 (2.60%) SharePoint
4 2 (2.60%) Exchange Server 2003
4 2 (2.60%) Lync
4 2 (2.60%) Exchange Server 2013
5 1 (1.30%) Exchange Server 2010
5 1 (1.30%) SharePoint 2013
5 1 (1.30%) WordPress
5 1 (1.30%) SharePoint 2010
5 1 (1.30%) CMS
Applications
1 8 (10.39%) MS Excel
2 5 (6.49%) MS Visio
3 4 (5.19%) Photoshop
3 4 (5.19%) Adobe Illustrator
3 4 (5.19%) MS PowerPoint
4 3 (3.90%) MS Office
5 2 (2.60%) SPSS
5 2 (2.60%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 3 (3.90%) SAP FI
1 3 (3.90%) SAP FI/CO
1 3 (3.90%) SAP CO
Cloud Services
1 2 (2.60%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 2 (2.60%) WAN
1 2 (2.60%) SAN
1 2 (2.60%) LAN
1 2 (2.60%) NAS
2 1 (1.30%) PBX
2 1 (1.30%) Internet
2 1 (1.30%) OSPF
2 1 (1.30%) BGP
2 1 (1.30%) Firewall
2 1 (1.30%) Wi-Fi
2 1 (1.30%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 23 (29.87%) SQL Server
2 6 (7.79%) MySQL
3 5 (6.49%) SQL Server 2008
3 5 (6.49%) SQL Server 2012
4 1 (1.30%) MS Access
Development Applications
1 8 (10.39%) Visual Studio
2 4 (5.19%) Dreamweaver
3 3 (3.90%) LSMW
4 1 (1.30%) Git (software)
General
1 17 (22.08%) Finance
2 11 (14.29%) Marketing
3 7 (9.09%) Manufacturing
4 4 (5.19%) Advertising
5 3 (3.90%) Retail
5 3 (3.90%) General Ledger
6 2 (2.60%) Law
6 2 (2.60%) Financial Institution
7 1 (1.30%) Electronics
7 1 (1.30%) Legal
Job Titles
1 32 (41.56%) Developer
2 21 (27.27%) C# Developer
3 18 (23.38%) Senior Developer
4 16 (20.78%) C# ASP.NET Developer
4 16 (20.78%) C# .NET Developer
5 13 (16.88%) Senior C# Developer
6 9 (11.69%) Analyst
7 8 (10.39%) Consultant
7 8 (10.39%) .NET Developer
7 8 (10.39%) ASP.NET Developer
7 8 (10.39%) Senior .NET Developer
7 8 (10.39%) Senior ASP.NET Developer
8 7 (9.09%) Software Developer
9 6 (7.79%) Administrator
9 6 (7.79%) Graduate
10 5 (6.49%) Systems Administrator
11 4 (5.19%) Business Analyst
11 4 (5.19%) Team Leader
11 4 (5.19%) Senior Software Developer
11 4 (5.19%) Data Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 30 (38.96%) .NET
2 20 (25.97%) ASP.NET
3 12 (15.58%) HTML
3 12 (15.58%) jQuery
4 11 (14.29%) LINQ
5 8 (10.39%) ASP.NET MVC
5 8 (10.39%) WCF
5 8 (10.39%) WPF
5 8 (10.39%) .NET Framework
6 6 (7.79%) XML
6 6 (7.79%) CSS
6 6 (7.79%) HTML5
7 5 (6.49%) Middleware
8 4 (5.19%) JSON
8 4 (5.19%) Web Services
9 3 (3.90%) XHTML
9 3 (3.90%) SOAP
9 3 (3.90%) ASP.NET Web Forms
10 2 (2.60%) LAMP
11 1 (1.30%) SAP Smart Forms
Miscellaneous
1 15 (19.48%) Analytical Skills
2 11 (14.29%) Computer Science
3 8 (10.39%) Social Media
4 5 (6.49%) iSeries
4 5 (6.49%) Mobile App
4 5 (6.49%) AS400
5 3 (3.90%) User Experience
5 3 (3.90%) New Media
5 3 (3.90%) Copywriting
5 3 (3.90%) FMCG
6 2 (2.60%) Economics
6 2 (2.60%) Statistics
6 2 (2.60%) Mathematics
6 2 (2.60%) Management Information System
6 2 (2.60%) Psychology
7 1 (1.30%) Physics
7 1 (1.30%) Data Protection Act
Operating Systems
1 10 (12.99%) Linux
2 4 (5.19%) Windows
3 2 (2.60%) Windows Server 2008
4 1 (1.30%) Mac OS
4 1 (1.30%) Windows 7
4 1 (1.30%) Windows Server 2012
4 1 (1.30%) Windows XP
4 1 (1.30%) Windows Server 2003
4 1 (1.30%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (20.78%) Agile Software Development
2 13 (16.88%) E-Commerce
3 12 (15.58%) MVC
3 12 (15.58%) Web Development
4 8 (10.39%) Unit Testing
4 8 (10.39%) MVVM
4 8 (10.39%) Project Management
4 8 (10.39%) Scrum
4 8 (10.39%) Software Engineering
5 7 (9.09%) CRM
6 6 (7.79%) Migration
6 6 (7.79%) Data Management
6 6 (7.79%) Continuous Improvement
6 6 (7.79%) Data Governance
6 6 (7.79%) Analytics
6 6 (7.79%) Mentoring
7 5 (6.49%) System Testing
7 5 (6.49%) Performance Management
7 5 (6.49%) Kanban
7 5 (6.49%) Online Marketing
Programming Languages
1 25 (32.47%) C#
2 16 (20.78%) SQL
3 8 (10.39%) JavaScript
3 8 (10.39%) XAML
4 6 (7.79%) PHP
5 5 (6.49%) RPG
6 3 (3.90%) T-SQL
7 2 (2.60%) Perl
7 2 (2.60%) C++
7 2 (2.60%) Python
8 1 (1.30%) SAPscript
8 1 (1.30%) PHP5
8 1 (1.30%) ABAP
Qualifications
1 5 (6.49%) SC Cleared
1 5 (6.49%) Security Cleared
2 4 (5.19%) HND
2 4 (5.19%) Microsoft Certification
3 3 (3.90%) MCSE
3 3 (3.90%) HNC
3 3 (3.90%) CISSP
4 2 (2.60%) MCSA
4 2 (2.60%) MCTS
4 2 (2.60%) MCITP
5 1 (1.30%) A+ Certification
5 1 (1.30%) ITIL Certification
5 1 (1.30%) MBA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (3.90%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 3 (3.90%) PCI DSS
2 2 (2.60%) QA
System Software
1 3 (3.90%) VMware Infrastructure
1 3 (3.90%) Hyper-V
1 3 (3.90%) XenApp
1 3 (3.90%) Active Directory
2 2 (2.60%) XenDesktop
3 1 (1.30%) vSphere
3 1 (1.30%) Terminal Services
Systems Management
1 2 (2.60%) SCCM
Vendors
1 17 (22.08%) Microsoft
2 9 (11.69%) Oracle
3 5 (6.49%) VMware
3 5 (6.49%) Citrix
4 4 (5.19%) Adobe
4 4 (5.19%) SAP
5 3 (3.90%) Splunk
5 3 (3.90%) ArcSight
6 1 (1.30%) Zend
6 1 (1.30%) HP
6 1 (1.30%) Nortel
6 1 (1.30%) Avaya
6 1 (1.30%) Epicor
6 1 (1.30%) Autodesk
Chorley, Lancashire
Searchability.co.uk
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Chorley, Lancashire
MESM
Salary: From £25,000 to £35,000 per annum plus company bonus scheme.
Posted: 2 days ago
Lancashire, Blackburn, Bolton, Burnley
Actis Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £30,000 - £40,000 + car + share option scheme + bens
Posted: 3 days ago
Preston, Lancashire
Genesis IT & Telecommunications Limited
Posted: 3 days ago
Chorley, Lancashire
Jagger Talent
Salary: From £20,000 to £40,000 per annum Extensive Blue-Chip Support
Posted: 3 days ago
Preston, Lancashire
Lynx Recruitment Ltd
Posted: 4 days ago
Lancashire
Recital Consulting
Salary: £25000 - £32000 Per Month
Posted: 4 days ago
Blackburn
Computer Futures
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 5 days ago
Lancashire
Capita Managed Services - BBC
Salary: Competitive + Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Preston, Lancashire
IT Executive Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + DOE
Posted: 5 days ago