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 26 September 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
26 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Degree
Rank 20 16 17
Rank change year-on-year
-4 +1
Permanent jobs citing Degree 602 795 795
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 9.47% 11.92% 10.75%
As % of the Qualifications category 42.16% 47.07% 45.69%
Number of salaries quoted 468 551 585
Median salary £40,000 £37,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+6.66% -6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £21,000 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £57,100 £52,500 £55,000
UK excluding London median salary £41,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+2.50% +3.89%
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
1428 1689 1740
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 22.47% 25.33% 23.53%
Number of salaries quoted 1113 1293 1368
Median salary £40,000 £39,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+1.26% -1.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £22,000 £23,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £60,000 £62,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £41,000
% change year-on-year
- +3.65%

Degree
Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

The demand trend of job ads across the North West region citing Degree as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in 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 26 September 2016.

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 median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Degree within the North West region over the 3 months to 26 September 2016. 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 see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Manchester -5 400 £40,000 +14.28% 69
Cheshire -4 87 £37,500 - 15
Merseyside -18 52 £38,125 -15.27% 10
Lancashire -5 37 £37,500 -6.25% 10
Cumbria +10 7 £27,500 -50.00%
Degree
England

Degree
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 26 September 2016, IT jobs citing Degree also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the North West region with a requirement for Degree.

1 379 (29.66%) Computer Science
2 333 (26.06%) Agile Software Development
3 295 (23.08%) SQL
4 257 (20.11%) Java
5 255 (19.95%) JavaScript
6 250 (19.56%) Finance
7 247 (19.33%) HTML
8 241 (18.86%) C#
9 232 (18.15%) .NET
9 232 (18.15%) Microsoft
10 218 (17.06%) CSS
11 201 (15.73%) SQL Server
12 190 (14.87%) Software Engineering
13 180 (14.08%) Analytical Skills
14 166 (12.99%) Oracle
15 153 (11.97%) Windows
16 142 (11.11%) Project Management
17 141 (11.03%) MS Excel
17 141 (11.03%) MVC
18 140 (10.95%) C++
18 140 (10.95%) jQuery
19 138 (10.80%) Linux
20 130 (10.17%) ITIL
21 125 (9.78%) PHP
22 118 (9.23%) Scrum
23 109 (8.53%) ASP.NET
24 106 (8.29%) HTML5
25 104 (8.14%) Web Development
26 94 (7.36%) PRINCE2
27 93 (7.28%) Banking

Degree
Top Related IT Skills in the North West by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 60 (4.69%) IIS
2 38 (2.97%) WebLogic
3 34 (2.66%) CMS
4 31 (2.43%) Apache
4 31 (2.43%) Tomcat
5 28 (2.19%) SharePoint
6 27 (2.11%) WordPress
7 19 (1.49%) BizTalk Server
8 18 (1.41%) JBoss
9 17 (1.33%) SAS
10 15 (1.17%) MS Exchange
11 12 (0.94%) OpenStack
12 11 (0.86%) Drupal
13 10 (0.78%) Apache Solr
13 10 (0.78%) Umbraco
13 10 (0.78%) WebSphere
14 9 (0.70%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
14 9 (0.70%) Elasticsearch
15 8 (0.63%) nginx
16 7 (0.55%) Marvel
Applications
1 141 (11.03%) MS Excel
2 80 (6.26%) MS Office
3 48 (3.76%) MS PowerPoint
4 13 (1.02%) MS Visio
5 12 (0.94%) Adobe Illustrator
5 12 (0.94%) Photoshop
6 11 (0.86%) SPSS
7 10 (0.78%) Acrobat
7 10 (0.78%) MS Project
8 7 (0.55%) Stata
9 4 (0.31%) AutoCAD
10 3 (0.23%) SOLIDWORKS
10 3 (0.23%) Spreadsheet
11 2 (0.16%) Maya
11 2 (0.16%) ZBrush
12 1 (0.078%) Adobe After Effects
12 1 (0.078%) Adobe Creative Suite
12 1 (0.078%) InDesign
Business Applications
1 10 (0.78%) Dynamics CRM
1 10 (0.78%) Lorenzo
1 10 (0.78%) Magento
2 9 (0.70%) Payment Gateway
3 7 (0.55%) Dynamics AX
3 7 (0.55%) Oracle EBS
3 7 (0.55%) Oracle EBS R12
4 6 (0.47%) SAP Oil and Gas
5 4 (0.31%) Oracle Financials
5 4 (0.31%) SAP HR
5 4 (0.31%) SAP Payroll
6 3 (0.23%) Dynamics NAV
6 3 (0.23%) Infor CRM
7 2 (0.16%) JDE EnterpriseOne
7 2 (0.16%) Oracle General Ledger
7 2 (0.16%) Oracle Payables
7 2 (0.16%) SAP CRM
7 2 (0.16%) SAP HCM
7 2 (0.16%) SAP MM
7 2 (0.16%) Workday HCM
Cloud Services
1 47 (3.68%) Amazon AWS
2 31 (2.43%) Cloud Computing
3 27 (2.11%) Microsoft Azure
4 25 (1.96%) SaaS
5 19 (1.49%) PaaS
6 18 (1.41%) IaaS
7 14 (1.10%) Google Analytics
8 5 (0.39%) Amazon EC2
8 5 (0.39%) Amazon ElastiCache
8 5 (0.39%) Office 365
9 3 (0.23%) GitHub
9 3 (0.23%) Google Cloud Platform
10 2 (0.16%) Mimecast
11 1 (0.078%) Amazon S3
11 1 (0.078%) Google Apps
Communications & Networking
1 59 (4.62%) VPN
2 41 (3.21%) Network Security
3 36 (2.82%) Wireless
4 33 (2.58%) LAN
5 31 (2.43%) WAN
6 29 (2.27%) DHCP
6 29 (2.27%) SAN
7 27 (2.11%) Firewall
8 24 (1.88%) DNS
9 23 (1.80%) TCP/IP
10 20 (1.56%) SSL
11 14 (1.10%) 802.11
12 12 (0.94%) HTTP
12 12 (0.94%) Internet
12 12 (0.94%) Wi-Fi
13 11 (0.86%) Cisco Wireless
14 10 (0.78%) IPsec
15 9 (0.70%) DDNS
16 8 (0.63%) LDAP
16 8 (0.63%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 201 (15.73%) SQL Server
2 66 (5.16%) MySQL
3 60 (4.69%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 39 (3.05%) Data Warehouse
4 39 (3.05%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 37 (2.90%) Relational Database
6 29 (2.27%) NoSQL
6 29 (2.27%) SQL Server 2008
6 29 (2.27%) SQL Server 2012
7 27 (2.11%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 22 (1.72%) SQL Server 2014
9 20 (1.56%) Big Data
9 20 (1.56%) DB2
9 20 (1.56%) PostgreSQL
10 17 (1.33%) RDBMS
11 16 (1.25%) GIS
12 15 (1.17%) Microsoft Analysis Services
12 15 (1.17%) MongoDB
13 11 (0.86%) Data Mining
13 11 (0.86%) Hadoop
Development Applications
1 72 (5.63%) Git (software)
2 55 (4.30%) Visual Studio
3 44 (3.44%) Selenium
4 41 (3.21%) JIRA
5 30 (2.35%) Team Foundation Server
6 23 (1.80%) Subversion
7 15 (1.17%) Cucumber
8 14 (1.10%) Jenkins
8 14 (1.10%) Xcode
9 11 (0.86%) Oracle Forms
10 10 (0.78%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
11 9 (0.70%) TeamCity
12 8 (0.63%) AccuRev
13 7 (0.55%) Axure RP
13 7 (0.55%) JMeter
13 7 (0.55%) JUnit
13 7 (0.55%) NUnit
14 6 (0.47%) HP UFT
14 6 (0.47%) Octopus Deploy
15 5 (0.39%) Atlassian Bamboo
General
1 250 (19.56%) Finance
2 93 (7.28%) Banking
3 90 (7.04%) Retail
4 76 (5.95%) Marketing
5 70 (5.48%) Electronics
6 62 (4.85%) Manufacturing
7 52 (4.07%) Telecoms
8 34 (2.66%) Games
9 21 (1.64%) Legal
10 18 (1.41%) Aerospace
11 16 (1.25%) Law
12 13 (1.02%) Advertising
12 13 (1.02%) French Language
13 12 (0.94%) German Language
13 12 (0.94%) Local Government
14 8 (0.63%) Automotive
15 7 (0.55%) Back Office
16 6 (0.47%) Billing
16 6 (0.47%) Military
16 6 (0.47%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 398 (31.14%) Developer
2 162 (12.68%) Analyst
3 132 (10.33%) Graduate
4 95 (7.43%) Software Developer
5 88 (6.89%) Java Developer
6 73 (5.71%) .NET Developer
6 73 (5.71%) Junior
7 72 (5.63%) Consultant
8 71 (5.56%) Software Engineer
9 66 (5.16%) Project Manager
10 60 (4.69%) C# Developer
11 58 (4.54%) Business Analyst
12 57 (4.46%) JavaScript Developer
13 50 (3.91%) Architect
13 50 (3.91%) SQL Developer
14 49 (3.83%) C# .NET Developer
14 49 (3.83%) PHP Developer
15 48 (3.76%) Senior Developer
16 43 (3.36%) Junior Developer
17 42 (3.29%) Graduate Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 247 (19.33%) HTML
2 232 (18.15%) .NET
3 218 (17.06%) CSS
4 140 (10.95%) jQuery
5 109 (8.53%) ASP.NET
6 106 (8.29%) HTML5
7 90 (7.04%) Web Services
8 77 (6.03%) XML
9 72 (5.63%) CSS3
10 65 (5.09%) AngularJS
11 64 (5.01%) .NET Framework
12 55 (4.30%) J2EE
12 55 (4.30%) Spring
13 52 (4.07%) ASP.NET MVC
14 47 (3.68%) Node.js
15 44 (3.44%) SOAP
16 41 (3.21%) Java EE
17 32 (2.50%) REST
17 32 (2.50%) RESTful
18 31 (2.43%) Hibernate
Miscellaneous
1 379 (29.66%) Computer Science
2 180 (14.08%) Analytical Skills
3 86 (6.73%) Data Centre
4 75 (5.87%) Mathematics
5 57 (4.46%) Algorithms
6 48 (3.76%) Mobile App
7 41 (3.21%) Management Information System
8 37 (2.90%) User Experience
9 32 (2.50%) iPad
10 27 (2.11%) Augmented Reality
11 24 (1.88%) Blog
11 24 (1.88%) Enterprise Software
12 22 (1.72%) Security Operations Centre
13 21 (1.64%) Social Media
14 19 (1.49%) Physics
14 19 (1.49%) Statistics
14 19 (1.49%) Video Conferencing
15 15 (1.17%) Driving Licence
15 15 (1.17%) Visualisation
16 14 (1.10%) Economics
Operating Systems
1 153 (11.97%) Windows
2 138 (10.80%) Linux
3 63 (4.93%) Windows Server
4 40 (3.13%) Unix
5 31 (2.43%) Windows Server 2012
6 30 (2.35%) Windows 7
7 25 (1.96%) Apple iOS
8 21 (1.64%) Windows Server 2008
9 16 (1.25%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 15 (1.17%) Android
11 14 (1.10%) Windows Server 2003
12 12 (0.94%) Windows 10
13 10 (0.78%) Embedded Linux
14 5 (0.39%) CentOS
14 5 (0.39%) Debian
15 3 (0.23%) AIX
15 3 (0.23%) HPUX
16 2 (0.16%) Mac OS X
16 2 (0.16%) Windows 8
17 1 (0.078%) Windows CE
Processes & Methodologies
1 333 (26.06%) Agile Software Development
2 190 (14.87%) Software Engineering
3 142 (11.11%) Project Management
4 141 (11.03%) MVC
5 130 (10.17%) ITIL
6 118 (9.23%) Scrum
7 104 (8.14%) Web Development
8 94 (7.36%) PRINCE2
9 88 (6.89%) OO
10 83 (6.49%) Analytics
11 82 (6.42%) Business Intelligence
12 70 (5.48%) Continuous Improvement
13 68 (5.32%) Change Management
14 67 (5.24%) Mentoring
15 66 (5.16%) SDLC
16 65 (5.09%) TDD
17 63 (4.93%) Stakeholder Management
18 62 (4.85%) Information Security
19 61 (4.77%) E-Commerce
19 61 (4.77%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 295 (23.08%) SQL
2 257 (20.11%) Java
3 255 (19.95%) JavaScript
4 241 (18.86%) C#
5 140 (10.95%) C++
6 125 (9.78%) PHP
7 65 (5.09%) C
8 61 (4.77%) T-SQL
9 51 (3.99%) Python
10 30 (2.35%) Objective-C
11 28 (2.19%) ABAP
12 27 (2.11%) PowerShell
12 27 (2.11%) VBScript
13 23 (1.80%) Perl
13 23 (1.80%) VB.NET
14 20 (1.56%) PL/SQL
14 20 (1.56%) VB
15 19 (1.49%) Embedded C
15 19 (1.49%) Ruby
16 18 (1.41%) MATLAB
Qualifications
1 50 (3.91%) CISSP
1 50 (3.91%) Microsoft Certification
2 41 (3.21%) Security Cleared
3 39 (3.05%) HND
4 37 (2.90%) PMI Certification
5 36 (2.82%) PMP
6 35 (2.74%) ISEB
7 33 (2.58%) CISM
8 28 (2.19%) MCSA
9 25 (1.96%) CCNA
9 25 (1.96%) Cisco Certification
10 23 (1.80%) MCSE
11 22 (1.72%) IISP
12 18 (1.41%) ITIL Certification
13 17 (1.33%) PhD
14 16 (1.25%) MCT
15 15 (1.17%) ISTQB
16 14 (1.10%) HNC
16 14 (1.10%) PRINCE2 Certification
17 13 (1.02%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 62 (4.85%) QA
2 43 (3.36%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 36 (2.82%) PCI DSS
4 15 (1.17%) SLA
5 8 (0.63%) Data Quality
6 7 (0.55%) Sarbanes-Oxley
7 5 (0.39%) COBIT
8 3 (0.23%) SAS 70
9 2 (0.16%) GxP
9 2 (0.16%) ISO 9001
10 1 (0.078%) GAMP
10 1 (0.078%) GPG13
10 1 (0.078%) IEC 61508
10 1 (0.078%) ISO 9000
10 1 (0.078%) ISO13485
10 1 (0.078%) ISO22301
10 1 (0.078%) PA-DSS
10 1 (0.078%) TickIT
System Software
1 64 (5.01%) Active Directory
2 35 (2.74%) VMware Infrastructure
3 22 (1.72%) Hyper-V
4 13 (1.02%) Firmware
5 9 (0.70%) Terminal Server
5 9 (0.70%) XenApp
6 7 (0.55%) Microsoft App-V
7 6 (0.47%) Docker
7 6 (0.47%) Virtual Machines
8 2 (0.16%) Ceph
8 2 (0.16%) VMware ESX
8 2 (0.16%) Xen
9 1 (0.078%) KVM
9 1 (0.078%) oVirt
9 1 (0.078%) Postfix
9 1 (0.078%) VMware Workstation
9 1 (0.078%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 25 (1.96%) Puppet
2 16 (1.25%) Opscode Chef
2 16 (1.25%) SCCM
3 12 (0.94%) AirWatch
3 12 (0.94%) Nagios
4 11 (0.86%) Cisco CUCM
4 11 (0.86%) Cisco Prime
4 11 (0.86%) ServiceCenter
5 10 (0.78%) QRadar
6 9 (0.70%) SCOM
6 9 (0.70%) WSUS
7 7 (0.55%) EdgeSight
8 5 (0.39%) HP Quality Center
9 4 (0.31%) SCVMM
10 3 (0.23%) Ansible
11 2 (0.16%) Backup Exec
11 2 (0.16%) Failover Clustering
11 2 (0.16%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
12 1 (0.078%) Cacti
12 1 (0.078%) Control-M
Vendors
1 232 (18.15%) Microsoft
2 166 (12.99%) Oracle
3 59 (4.62%) IBM
3 59 (4.62%) SAP
4 58 (4.54%) Cisco
5 47 (3.68%) Citrix
6 46 (3.60%) VMware
7 28 (2.19%) BEA
8 24 (1.88%) Splunk
9 22 (1.72%) ArcSight
10 20 (1.56%) Cognizant
10 20 (1.56%) EMC
11 19 (1.49%) HP
11 19 (1.49%) iManage
12 16 (1.25%) Google
13 15 (1.17%) Adobe
14 14 (1.10%) BT
15 12 (0.94%) Software AG
16 9 (0.70%) Interwoven
16 9 (0.70%) NetApp
Stockport, Cheshire
Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + bens
Posted: 8 hours ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Oscar
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 8 hours ago
Manchester, Lancashire
FT Select
Salary: From £18,000 to £22,000 per annum plus bonus and excellent benefits
Posted: 5 hours ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Codex
Salary: From £40,000 to £60,000 per annum
Posted: 2 hours ago
Manchester, Lancashire
FT Select
Salary: From £20,000 to £25,000 per annum plus bonus and excellent benefits
Posted: 5 hours ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Informatiq Consulting
Salary: £35000 - £55000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Warrington, Cheshire
Computer People
Posted: 1 hour ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Eutopia Solutions Ltd
Salary: £40000 - £55000 per annum + generous package
Posted: 8 hours ago
Bolton, Lancashire
Sanderson
Salary: £55000.00 - £65000.00 per annum
Posted: 2 hours ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Eutopia Solutions Ltd
Salary: £30000.00 - £45000.00 per annum + generous package & bonus
Posted: 8 hours ago
Liverpool, Merseyside
Searchability
Salary: £20000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Greater Manchester
Exposed Solutions
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Bury, Lancashire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £20000 - £30000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Liverpool, Merseyside
Searchability
Salary: £32000 - £40000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
North West
Mortimer Spinks
Salary: £30000 - £50000 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Liverpool, Merseyside
Oho Group Ltd.
Salary: £25000 - £30000 per annum, Benefits Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Eutopia Solutions Ltd
Salary: £40000.00 - £55000.00 per annum + generous employee benefits
Posted: 8 hours ago
Rochdale, Lancashire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £20000 - £30000 per annum + benefits and bonuses
Posted: 3 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £20000 - £25000 per annum + company benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Rutherford Grant Recruitment
Salary: £35000.00 - £42000.00 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Oscar
Salary: £20000 - £26000 per annum + extensive benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £18000 - £22000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Innovative Technology
Salary: £30K-£45K p/a DOE
Posted: 3 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
The Bridge Ltd
Salary: From £45,000 to £60,000 per annum plus benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Greater Manchester
Adria Solutions Ltd
Salary: £20000 - £24000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Chester, Cheshire
Oscar
Salary: £20000 - £27000 per annum + Training and Career Progression
Posted: 3 days ago
St. Helens, Merseyside
Ascent People Ltd
Salary: £20000 - £25000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Macclesfield, Cheshire
Opus IT Consulting
Salary: £40000.00 - £50000.00 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Uniting Ambition
Salary: £30k - 45k per year
Posted: 4 days ago
Southport, Merseyside
Oscar
Salary: £20000 - £25000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago