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

Location
3 months to
2 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Degree
Rank 13 16 17
Rank change year-on-year
+3 +1
Permanent jobs citing Degree 789 822 757
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 11.52% 11.06% 10.92%
As % of the Qualifications category 47.59% 48.15% 48.03%
Number of salaries quoted 553 589 672
Average salary £37,500 £38,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-2.59% +10.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £21,500 £21,500 £21,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £55,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £38,650 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+3.49% +3.06%
Degree
England

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

Qualifications Category
North West
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
1658 1707 1576
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 24.21% 22.96% 22.74%
Number of salaries quoted 1275 1304 1338
Average salary £38,350 £37,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.26% -6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,000 £23,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £65,000 £57,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.40% +3.75%

Degree
Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

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

Degree Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

Degree
Salary Trend in the North West

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

Degree Salary Trend in the North West

Degree
Salary Histogram in the North West

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Degree across the North West region over the 3 months to 2 September 2015.

Degree Salary Histogram in the North West

Degree
Job Locations in the North West

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Degree within the North West region over the 3 months to 2 September 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
Manchester +1 462 £37,500 - 95
Cheshire -1 179 £39,000 +4.00% 33
Lancashire +10 74 £40,000 - 10
Merseyside +5 65 £45,000 -10.00% 15
Cumbria -7 5 £55,000 +65.09% 2
Degree
England

Degree
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 2 September 2015, IT jobs across the North West 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.

1 432 (26.72%) SQL
2 405 (25.05%) Agile Software Development
3 395 (24.43%) Finance
4 346 (21.40%) Computer Science
5 330 (20.41%) Java
6 295 (18.24%) Analytical Skills
7 290 (17.93%) Microsoft
8 285 (17.63%) HTML
9 278 (17.19%) JavaScript
10 268 (16.57%) .NET
11 247 (15.28%) CSS
12 241 (14.90%) Windows
13 239 (14.78%) Project Management
14 236 (14.59%) C#
15 234 (14.47%) SQL Server
16 210 (12.99%) Software Engineering
17 185 (11.44%) Oracle
18 178 (11.01%) MS Excel
18 178 (11.01%) SDLC
19 175 (10.82%) XML
20 167 (10.33%) Web Services
21 151 (9.34%) ITIL
21 151 (9.34%) PRINCE2
22 145 (8.97%) Scrum
23 141 (8.72%) Retail
24 138 (8.53%) MVC
25 137 (8.47%) ASP.NET
26 135 (8.35%) MS Office
27 133 (8.23%) Linux
28 132 (8.16%) jQuery

Degree
Top Related IT Skills in the North West by Category

For the 6 months to 2 September 2015, IT jobs across the North West 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 58 (3.59%) IIS
2 50 (3.09%) SAS
3 41 (2.54%) SharePoint
4 35 (2.16%) WebLogic
5 33 (2.04%) Oracle Service Bus
5 33 (2.04%) Oracle SOA Suite
6 32 (1.98%) CMS
7 31 (1.92%) Apache
8 27 (1.67%) JBoss
9 26 (1.61%) Tomcat
10 25 (1.55%) MS Exchange
11 17 (1.05%) WordPress
12 11 (0.68%) Node.js
13 10 (0.62%) Apache Spark
13 10 (0.62%) Lync
14 9 (0.56%) Exchange Server 2010
14 9 (0.56%) Apache Pig
14 9 (0.56%) SharePoint 2013
14 9 (0.56%) WebSphere Transformation Extender
14 9 (0.56%) WebSphere
Applications
1 178 (11.01%) MS Excel
2 135 (8.35%) MS Office
3 49 (3.03%) MS PowerPoint
4 29 (1.79%) Spreadsheet
5 23 (1.42%) Photoshop
6 21 (1.30%) MS Project
7 17 (1.05%) MS Visio
7 17 (1.05%) SPSS
8 12 (0.74%) Adobe Illustrator
9 6 (0.37%) Adobe Creative Suite
10 5 (0.31%) SOLIDWORKS
11 4 (0.25%) Acrobat
12 3 (0.19%) ProjectWise
13 2 (0.12%) FastStats
13 2 (0.12%) Adobe After Effects
13 2 (0.12%) AutoCAD
13 2 (0.12%) Final Cut Pro
14 1 (0.062%) FrameMaker
14 1 (0.062%) RoboHelp
14 1 (0.062%) OmniGraffle
Business Applications
1 40 (2.47%) Oracle BPM
2 29 (1.79%) Dynamics CRM
3 14 (0.87%) Magento
3 14 (0.87%) Oracle EBS
4 13 (0.80%) Oracle Applications
4 13 (0.80%) Dynamics NAV
5 8 (0.49%) Oracle EBS R12
5 8 (0.49%) Primavera
6 7 (0.43%) Dynamics AX
6 7 (0.43%) SAP Oil and Gas
7 6 (0.37%) SAP SD
7 6 (0.37%) SAP CO
7 6 (0.37%) Markit EDM
7 6 (0.37%) Oracle Payables
8 5 (0.31%) Sage 50
8 5 (0.31%) SAP FI/CO
8 5 (0.31%) Teamcenter
8 5 (0.31%) SAP FI
8 5 (0.31%) Unica
9 4 (0.25%) Oracle Financials
Cloud Services
1 13 (0.80%) Office 365
2 11 (0.68%) GitHub
3 9 (0.56%) Microsoft Azure
4 8 (0.49%) Amazon AWS
5 6 (0.37%) Google Analytics
6 5 (0.31%) SaaS
6 5 (0.31%) Trello
7 4 (0.25%) Cloud Computing
8 3 (0.19%) Amazon ELB
9 2 (0.12%) AWS CloudFormation
9 2 (0.12%) Virtual Private Cloud
9 2 (0.12%) Amazon EC2
9 2 (0.12%) Amazon S3
9 2 (0.12%) SmartFocus
10 1 (0.062%) IaaS
10 1 (0.062%) Route 53
Communications & Networking
1 61 (3.77%) LAN
2 57 (3.53%) WAN
3 55 (3.40%) DNS
4 51 (3.15%) Firewall
5 50 (3.09%) Wireless
6 42 (2.60%) DHCP
7 41 (2.54%) Internet
7 41 (2.54%) Network Security
8 31 (1.92%) TCP/IP
9 30 (1.86%) VPN
10 25 (1.55%) HTTP
10 25 (1.55%) SAN
11 20 (1.24%) Intranet
12 16 (0.99%) SSL
13 15 (0.93%) VoIP
14 12 (0.74%) Ethernet
15 11 (0.68%) HTTPS
15 11 (0.68%) iSCSI
16 9 (0.56%) VLAN
16 9 (0.56%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 234 (14.47%) SQL Server
2 82 (5.07%) MySQL
3 78 (4.82%) Data Warehouse
4 73 (4.51%) Relational Database
5 64 (3.96%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 60 (3.71%) Oracle Database
7 58 (3.59%) SQL Server 2008
8 43 (2.66%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 41 (2.54%) Data Mining
10 37 (2.29%) SQL Server 2012
11 31 (1.92%) Big Data
12 28 (1.73%) MongoDB
12 28 (1.73%) Oracle Database 11g
13 27 (1.67%) RDBMS
14 26 (1.61%) Oracle Reports
15 25 (1.55%) NoSQL
16 19 (1.18%) SQL Server 2005
17 17 (1.05%) Hadoop
17 17 (1.05%) PostgreSQL
18 13 (0.80%) QlikView
Development Applications
1 67 (4.14%) Selenium
2 53 (3.28%) Visual Studio
3 50 (3.09%) Maven
3 50 (3.09%) Jenkins
4 48 (2.97%) Git (software)
5 44 (2.72%) JIRA
6 42 (2.60%) Team Foundation Server
7 38 (2.35%) SoapUI
8 33 (2.04%) Subversion
9 30 (1.86%) NUnit
10 28 (1.73%) Hudson
11 25 (1.55%) Ant
11 25 (1.55%) Eclipse
12 23 (1.42%) JUnit
13 14 (0.87%) Cucumber
14 13 (0.80%) Oracle Forms
15 10 (0.62%) Axure RP
16 9 (0.56%) TeamCity
16 9 (0.56%) MSTest
16 9 (0.56%) HP UFT
General
1 395 (24.43%) Finance
2 141 (8.72%) Retail
3 122 (7.54%) Marketing
4 104 (6.43%) Manufacturing
5 83 (5.13%) Banking
6 57 (3.53%) Legal
7 52 (3.22%) Law
8 51 (3.15%) Telecoms
9 39 (2.41%) Financial Institution
9 39 (2.41%) Games
10 27 (1.67%) Pharmaceutical
11 24 (1.48%) Electronics
12 19 (1.18%) Billing
13 13 (0.80%) Automotive
14 7 (0.43%) Advertising
14 7 (0.43%) Aerospace
14 7 (0.43%) Back Office
15 6 (0.37%) Corporate Banking
16 5 (0.31%) Investment Banking
16 5 (0.31%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 439 (27.15%) Developer
2 267 (16.51%) Analyst
3 128 (7.92%) Graduate
4 121 (7.48%) Java Developer
5 111 (6.86%) Project Manager
6 106 (6.56%) Consultant
7 95 (5.88%) Junior
8 91 (5.63%) Business Analyst
9 90 (5.57%) Software Developer
10 88 (5.44%) Software Engineer
11 80 (4.95%) Architect
12 68 (4.21%) .NET Developer
13 67 (4.14%) Senior Developer
14 62 (3.83%) Graduate Developer
15 53 (3.28%) Junior Developer
16 51 (3.15%) Designer
17 47 (2.91%) Tester
18 39 (2.41%) Support Analyst
19 37 (2.29%) Senior Analyst
20 36 (2.23%) C# Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 285 (17.63%) HTML
2 268 (16.57%) .NET
3 247 (15.28%) CSS
4 175 (10.82%) XML
5 167 (10.33%) Web Services
6 137 (8.47%) ASP.NET
7 132 (8.16%) jQuery
8 111 (6.86%) Spring
9 105 (6.49%) Hibernate
10 96 (5.94%) HTML5
11 93 (5.75%) SOAP
12 75 (4.64%) J2EE
13 65 (4.02%) WSDL
14 62 (3.83%) JMS
15 60 (3.71%) ASP.NET MVC
16 59 (3.65%) REST
16 59 (3.65%) Middleware
17 58 (3.59%) Java EE
18 55 (3.40%) AngularJS
19 52 (3.22%) JSON
Miscellaneous
1 346 (21.40%) Computer Science
2 295 (18.24%) Analytical Skills
3 120 (7.42%) Management Information System
4 85 (5.26%) User Experience
5 77 (4.76%) Mathematics
6 76 (4.70%) Mobile App
7 58 (3.59%) Data Centre
8 46 (2.84%) Enterprise Software
9 39 (2.41%) Life Science
10 35 (2.16%) Social Media
11 32 (1.98%) Credit Risk
12 30 (1.86%) Client/Server
13 25 (1.55%) Physics
14 20 (1.24%) Statistics
14 20 (1.24%) Visualisation
15 18 (1.11%) Algorithms
16 15 (0.93%) Data Integration
16 15 (0.93%) Fat Client
16 15 (0.93%) Thin Client
17 14 (0.87%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 241 (14.90%) Windows
2 133 (8.23%) Linux
3 59 (3.65%) UNIX
4 52 (3.22%) Windows Server 2012
5 44 (2.72%) Windows Server 2008
6 35 (2.16%) Android
7 31 (1.92%) Windows 7
7 31 (1.92%) Apple iOS
8 24 (1.48%) Windows XP
9 21 (1.30%) Windows Server 2003
10 10 (0.62%) CentOS
11 9 (0.56%) Mac OS
12 8 (0.49%) Oracle Linux
13 7 (0.43%) Ubuntu
14 6 (0.37%) Windows CE
14 6 (0.37%) Windows Vista
15 5 (0.31%) SUSE
15 5 (0.31%) Mac OS X
16 4 (0.25%) Solaris
16 4 (0.25%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 405 (25.05%) Agile Software Development
2 239 (14.78%) Project Management
3 210 (12.99%) Software Engineering
4 178 (11.01%) SDLC
5 151 (9.34%) ITIL
5 151 (9.34%) PRINCE2
6 145 (8.97%) Scrum
7 138 (8.53%) MVC
8 128 (7.92%) TDD
9 108 (6.68%) OO
10 104 (6.43%) Stakeholder Management
10 104 (6.43%) Analytics
11 99 (6.12%) Risk Management
12 97 (6.00%) Continuous Improvement
13 95 (5.88%) Mentoring
14 87 (5.38%) CRM
15 79 (4.89%) Business Intelligence
16 76 (4.70%) Unit Testing
17 75 (4.64%) ERP
18 74 (4.58%) Business Analysis
Programming Languages
1 432 (26.72%) SQL
2 330 (20.41%) Java
3 278 (17.19%) JavaScript
4 236 (14.59%) C#
5 108 (6.68%) C++
6 86 (5.32%) PHP
7 73 (4.51%) C
8 60 (3.71%) PL/SQL
9 55 (3.40%) T-SQL
10 37 (2.29%) VB.NET
11 33 (2.04%) PowerShell
12 32 (1.98%) Python
13 24 (1.48%) VBA
14 21 (1.30%) VB
14 21 (1.30%) R
15 20 (1.24%) Ruby
16 16 (0.99%) Perl
17 12 (0.74%) VBScript
18 11 (0.68%) CoffeeScript
19 10 (0.62%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 69 (4.27%) Microsoft Certification
2 48 (2.97%) ISEB
3 46 (2.84%) HND
4 44 (2.72%) ISTQB
5 42 (2.60%) CISSP
6 41 (2.54%) Cisco Certification
7 40 (2.47%) MCSE
8 33 (2.04%) Security Cleared
9 31 (1.92%) CCNA
10 30 (1.86%) PRINCE2 Certification
11 23 (1.42%) MCSA
11 23 (1.42%) APMP
12 18 (1.11%) SC Cleared
13 17 (1.05%) PMP
13 17 (1.05%) PMI Certification
14 16 (0.99%) CISM
15 15 (0.93%) MCP
15 15 (0.93%) MCITP
15 15 (0.93%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
16 14 (0.87%) CISA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 117 (7.24%) QA
2 31 (1.92%) SLA
3 25 (1.55%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 17 (1.05%) COBIT
5 16 (0.99%) PCI DSS
6 8 (0.49%) ISO 9001
7 7 (0.43%) ISO/IEC 17799
7 7 (0.43%) Sarbanes-Oxley
8 4 (0.25%) TickIT
8 4 (0.25%) IEC 61508
8 4 (0.25%) ISO 9000
9 3 (0.19%) GAMP
9 3 (0.19%) GMP
10 2 (0.12%) GxP
10 2 (0.12%) WCAG
10 2 (0.12%) WAI
11 1 (0.062%) HL7
11 1 (0.062%) JSP 440
System Software
1 75 (4.64%) Active Directory
2 45 (2.78%) VMware Infrastructure
3 15 (0.93%) XenApp
4 14 (0.87%) vSphere
5 12 (0.74%) VMware ESXi
6 9 (0.56%) XenDesktop
7 8 (0.49%) Hyper-V
8 7 (0.43%) VMware ESX
8 7 (0.43%) XenServer
9 6 (0.37%) HDFS
9 6 (0.37%) GPFS
10 4 (0.25%) vCloud
10 4 (0.25%) Firmware
11 3 (0.19%) Terminal Server
12 1 (0.062%) Terminal Services
12 1 (0.062%) Microsoft App-V
12 1 (0.062%) KVM
12 1 (0.062%) Docker
Systems Management
1 15 (0.93%) SCCM
2 13 (0.80%) WSUS
3 12 (0.74%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
4 8 (0.49%) Nessus
4 8 (0.49%) Nmap
5 7 (0.43%) Backup Exec
5 7 (0.43%) Puppet
6 6 (0.37%) HP Quality Center
7 5 (0.31%) Oozie
7 5 (0.31%) Hadoop YARN
8 3 (0.19%) ServiceCenter
9 2 (0.12%) Oracle RMAN
9 2 (0.12%) Opscode Chef
9 2 (0.12%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
9 2 (0.12%) EMC VPLEX
10 1 (0.062%) SCVMM
10 1 (0.062%) Hyperic
10 1 (0.062%) XenMobile
10 1 (0.062%) Opsview
10 1 (0.062%) Nagios
Vendors
1 290 (17.93%) Microsoft
2 185 (11.44%) Oracle
3 84 (5.19%) VMware
4 76 (4.70%) SAP
5 66 (4.08%) IBM
6 44 (2.72%) Citrix
7 35 (2.16%) Cisco
8 25 (1.55%) Capita
9 24 (1.48%) HP
10 20 (1.24%) Apple
10 20 (1.24%) Twitter
11 18 (1.11%) Splunk
11 18 (1.11%) Red Hat
12 17 (1.05%) ArcSight
13 15 (0.93%) EMC
14 13 (0.80%) Adobe
14 13 (0.80%) Telerik
15 12 (0.74%) Cognos
16 11 (0.68%) Sage
16 11 (0.68%) Salesforce.com
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