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

3 months to
2 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Degree
Rank 19 13 17
Rank change year-on-year
-6 +4
Permanent jobs citing Degree 631 805 799
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 9.92% 12.92% 10.65%
As % of the Qualifications category 43.07% 48.76% 43.28%
Number of salaries quoted 498 560 650
Median salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £23,500 £23,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £54,850 £55,000
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
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
1465 1651 1846
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 23.04% 26.50% 24.60%
Number of salaries quoted 1140 1237 1555
Median salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
90% offered a salary of more than £25,900 £23,500 £23,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £65,000 £60,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £42,500

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 2 December 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 2 December 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 -8 388 £41,250 +3.12% 64
Cheshire +1 107 £40,000 +11.11% 31
Lancashire -1 64 £38,000 -5.00% 11
Merseyside -24 52 £35,000 -17.64% 7
Cumbria -2 2 £45,000 -14.28%
Degree
England

Degree
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 2 December 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.

1 365 (29.27%) Computer Science
2 341 (27.35%) Agile Software Development
3 275 (22.05%) SQL
4 253 (20.29%) HTML
5 248 (19.89%) C#
6 244 (19.57%) JavaScript
7 231 (18.52%) Finance
8 221 (17.72%) Microsoft
9 220 (17.64%) .NET
10 219 (17.56%) CSS
11 218 (17.48%) Java
12 192 (15.40%) Analytical Skills
13 183 (14.68%) SQL Server
14 176 (14.11%) Software Engineering
15 158 (12.67%) jQuery
16 143 (11.47%) MS Excel
17 141 (11.31%) Oracle
18 139 (11.15%) MVC
19 138 (11.07%) Scrum
19 138 (11.07%) Windows
20 125 (10.02%) Project Management
21 121 (9.70%) Linux
22 118 (9.46%) PHP
23 117 (9.38%) ITIL
24 114 (9.14%) ASP.NET
25 111 (8.90%) Information Security
26 106 (8.50%) Analytics
27 105 (8.42%) Web Development
28 100 (8.02%) HTML5
29 90 (7.22%) Business Intelligence

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 62 (4.97%) IIS
2 39 (3.13%) SharePoint
3 37 (2.97%) Apache
4 28 (2.25%) WebLogic
5 26 (2.09%) WordPress
6 24 (1.92%) CMS
6 24 (1.92%) Tomcat
7 23 (1.84%) SAS
8 20 (1.60%) Apache Pig
8 20 (1.60%) Apache Spark
8 20 (1.60%) Elasticsearch
9 18 (1.44%) MS Exchange
10 17 (1.36%) BizTalk Server
10 17 (1.36%) Confluence
10 17 (1.36%) JBoss
11 9 (0.72%) WebSphere
12 8 (0.64%) Umbraco
13 6 (0.48%) Marvel
13 6 (0.48%) OpenStack
14 5 (0.40%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
Applications
1 143 (11.47%) MS Excel
2 77 (6.17%) MS Office
3 56 (4.49%) MS PowerPoint
4 21 (1.68%) Acrobat
5 14 (1.12%) MS Visio
6 13 (1.04%) Photoshop
6 13 (1.04%) SPSS
7 12 (0.96%) Adobe Illustrator
8 10 (0.80%) Stata
9 9 (0.72%) MS Project
10 3 (0.24%) InDesign
10 3 (0.24%) Spreadsheet
11 2 (0.16%) Maya
11 2 (0.16%) ZBrush
12 1 (0.080%) Abaqus
12 1 (0.080%) Adobe Creative Suite
12 1 (0.080%) AutoCAD
Business Applications
1 10 (0.80%) Dynamics AX
1 10 (0.80%) Payment Gateway
2 8 (0.64%) Dynamics CRM
3 7 (0.56%) Magento
3 7 (0.56%) Oracle EBS
3 7 (0.56%) Oracle EBS R12
4 5 (0.40%) Dynamics NAV
4 5 (0.40%) SAP MM
4 5 (0.40%) SAP PP
5 4 (0.32%) Oracle Financials
5 4 (0.32%) SAP HR
5 4 (0.32%) SAP Oil and Gas
5 4 (0.32%) SAP Payroll
5 4 (0.32%) SAP SCM
6 2 (0.16%) Infor CRM
6 2 (0.16%) Oracle General Ledger
6 2 (0.16%) SAP AFS
6 2 (0.16%) SAP CO
6 2 (0.16%) SAP FI
6 2 (0.16%) SAP FI/CO
Cloud Services
1 33 (2.65%) Amazon AWS
2 30 (2.41%) SaaS
3 22 (1.76%) Microsoft Azure
4 21 (1.68%) Cloud Computing
5 19 (1.52%) PaaS
6 18 (1.44%) IaaS
7 15 (1.20%) Google Analytics
8 8 (0.64%) GitHub
9 4 (0.32%) Office 365
9 4 (0.32%) SuccessFactors
10 3 (0.24%) Google Cloud Platform
11 2 (0.16%) Google Play
12 1 (0.080%) Amazon EC2
12 1 (0.080%) Amazon ElastiCache
12 1 (0.080%) Amazon S3
12 1 (0.080%) Google Tag Manager
12 1 (0.080%) iPaaS
12 1 (0.080%) Mimecast
Communications & Networking
1 61 (4.89%) VPN
2 41 (3.29%) LAN
3 40 (3.21%) WAN
4 39 (3.13%) Network Security
5 37 (2.97%) Firewall
6 35 (2.81%) DHCP
7 31 (2.49%) SAN
8 28 (2.25%) Wireless
9 27 (2.17%) DNS
10 25 (2.00%) TCP/IP
11 18 (1.44%) SSL
12 14 (1.12%) Cisco Wireless
13 13 (1.04%) Internet
14 11 (0.88%) Intrusion Detection
14 11 (0.88%) IPsec
15 10 (0.80%) DDNS
16 9 (0.72%) HTTP
16 9 (0.72%) VoIP
17 8 (0.64%) Cisco Nexus
18 7 (0.56%) IPv4
Database & Business Intelligence
1 183 (14.68%) SQL Server
2 64 (5.13%) MySQL
3 61 (4.89%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 42 (3.37%) Relational Database
5 40 (3.21%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 38 (3.05%) RDBMS
7 37 (2.97%) NoSQL
8 32 (2.57%) Big Data
9 29 (2.33%) SQL Server 2008
10 27 (2.17%) Data Warehouse
11 25 (2.00%) SQL Server Analysis Services
12 24 (1.92%) MongoDB
13 22 (1.76%) SQL Server 2014
14 21 (1.68%) Hadoop
14 21 (1.68%) SQL Server 2012
15 20 (1.60%) Apache Hive
16 16 (1.28%) DB2
17 14 (1.12%) SQL Server 2000
18 10 (0.80%) Data Mining
18 10 (0.80%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 67 (5.37%) JIRA
2 60 (4.81%) Git (software)
3 54 (4.33%) Selenium
4 47 (3.77%) Visual Studio
5 33 (2.65%) Subversion
6 31 (2.49%) Team Foundation Server
7 26 (2.09%) Cucumber
8 17 (1.36%) Jenkins
9 12 (0.96%) NUnit
10 11 (0.88%) HP UFT
11 10 (0.80%) AccuRev
11 10 (0.80%) TeamCity
12 9 (0.72%) FitNesse
12 9 (0.72%) Mercurial
13 7 (0.56%) Octopus Deploy
13 7 (0.56%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
14 6 (0.48%) Axure RP
14 6 (0.48%) JIRA Agile
14 6 (0.48%) SpecFlow
15 5 (0.40%) Atlassian Bamboo
General
1 231 (18.52%) Finance
2 89 (7.14%) Marketing
3 85 (6.82%) Banking
4 49 (3.93%) Retail
5 44 (3.53%) Telecoms
6 35 (2.81%) Electronics
6 35 (2.81%) Military
7 33 (2.65%) Manufacturing
8 30 (2.41%) Legal
9 29 (2.33%) Games
10 23 (1.84%) Law
11 22 (1.76%) French Language
12 21 (1.68%) German Language
13 17 (1.36%) Billing
14 12 (0.96%) Advertising
15 7 (0.56%) Aerospace
16 6 (0.48%) Automotive
16 6 (0.48%) Brand Awareness
16 6 (0.48%) Pharmaceutical
17 4 (0.32%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 365 (29.27%) Developer
2 176 (14.11%) Analyst
3 96 (7.70%) Graduate
4 86 (6.90%) .NET Developer
5 80 (6.42%) Software Developer
6 77 (6.17%) C# Developer
7 75 (6.01%) JavaScript Developer
8 74 (5.93%) Consultant
8 74 (5.93%) Software Engineer
9 69 (5.53%) Business Analyst
10 65 (5.21%) C# .NET Developer
11 58 (4.65%) Architect
12 56 (4.49%) SQL Developer
13 55 (4.41%) Java Developer
14 49 (3.93%) Junior
15 47 (3.77%) Project Manager
16 45 (3.61%) Senior Developer
17 43 (3.45%) PHP Developer
18 40 (3.21%) IT Manager
19 35 (2.81%) Junior Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 253 (20.29%) HTML
2 220 (17.64%) .NET
3 219 (17.56%) CSS
4 158 (12.67%) jQuery
5 114 (9.14%) ASP.NET
6 100 (8.02%) HTML5
7 88 (7.06%) Web Services
8 81 (6.50%) .NET Framework
9 76 (6.09%) AngularJS
10 72 (5.77%) CSS3
11 62 (4.97%) Spring
12 61 (4.89%) XML
13 58 (4.65%) ASP.NET MVC
14 53 (4.25%) Node.js
15 51 (4.09%) Java EE
16 41 (3.29%) Middleware
17 39 (3.13%) Twitter Bootstrap
18 33 (2.65%) Entity Framework
19 32 (2.57%) J2EE
20 31 (2.49%) Hibernate
Miscellaneous
1 365 (29.27%) Computer Science
2 192 (15.40%) Analytical Skills
3 90 (7.22%) Mathematics
4 80 (6.42%) Data Centre
5 73 (5.85%) Management Information System
6 69 (5.53%) Algorithms
7 49 (3.93%) User Experience
8 45 (3.61%) iPad
9 43 (3.45%) Visualisation
10 35 (2.81%) Mobile App
11 30 (2.41%) Statistics
12 29 (2.33%) Data Structures
13 25 (2.00%) Security Operations Centre
14 23 (1.84%) Video Conferencing
15 20 (1.60%) Driving Licence
15 20 (1.60%) Enterprise Software
16 19 (1.52%) Economics
17 17 (1.36%) Physics
18 16 (1.28%) Social Media
19 15 (1.20%) Blog
Operating Systems
1 138 (11.07%) Windows
2 121 (9.70%) Linux
3 47 (3.77%) Windows Server
4 38 (3.05%) Unix
4 38 (3.05%) Windows 7
5 26 (2.09%) Apple iOS
6 23 (1.84%) Windows Server 2012
7 22 (1.76%) Android
7 22 (1.76%) Windows 10
8 20 (1.60%) Windows Server 2008
9 16 (1.28%) Windows Server 2003
10 15 (1.20%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 6 (0.48%) HPUX
12 5 (0.40%) CentOS
13 4 (0.32%) Debian
14 3 (0.24%) AIX
15 2 (0.16%) Mac OS X
16 1 (0.080%) Embedded Linux
16 1 (0.080%) OS/400
16 1 (0.080%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 341 (27.35%) Agile Software Development
2 176 (14.11%) Software Engineering
3 139 (11.15%) MVC
4 138 (11.07%) Scrum
5 125 (10.02%) Project Management
6 117 (9.38%) ITIL
7 111 (8.90%) Information Security
8 106 (8.50%) Analytics
9 105 (8.42%) Web Development
10 90 (7.22%) Business Intelligence
11 88 (7.06%) OO
12 86 (6.90%) PRINCE2
12 86 (6.90%) SDLC
13 72 (5.77%) Risk Management
13 72 (5.77%) Stakeholder Management
13 72 (5.77%) Time Management
14 71 (5.69%) Change Management
15 64 (5.13%) DevOps
16 62 (4.97%) Service Delivery
17 60 (4.81%) Business Analysis
Programming Languages
1 275 (22.05%) SQL
2 248 (19.89%) C#
3 244 (19.57%) JavaScript
4 218 (17.48%) Java
5 118 (9.46%) PHP
6 86 (6.90%) C++
7 85 (6.82%) C
8 68 (5.45%) Python
9 38 (3.05%) T-SQL
10 37 (2.97%) Perl
11 29 (2.33%) VBScript
12 28 (2.25%) VB
13 26 (2.09%) Ruby
14 25 (2.00%) R
15 24 (1.92%) ABAP
15 24 (1.92%) PowerShell
16 17 (1.36%) VB.NET
17 16 (1.28%) PL/SQL
18 15 (1.20%) MATLAB
19 14 (1.12%) Embedded C
Qualifications
1 71 (5.69%) Security Cleared
2 68 (5.45%) CISSP
3 61 (4.89%) Microsoft Certification
4 51 (4.09%) CISM
5 42 (3.37%) DV Cleared
6 41 (3.29%) Cisco Certification
7 36 (2.89%) PMP
8 35 (2.81%) MCSA
9 34 (2.73%) CCNA
9 34 (2.73%) ISEB
10 29 (2.33%) PMI Certification
11 28 (2.25%) HND
12 27 (2.17%) MCSE
13 26 (2.09%) IISP
14 21 (1.68%) MOS
15 20 (1.60%) CCNP
15 20 (1.60%) SC Cleared
16 16 (1.28%) CISA
16 16 (1.28%) PhD
17 15 (1.20%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 65 (5.21%) QA
2 59 (4.73%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 45 (3.61%) PCI DSS
4 26 (2.09%) Data Quality
5 20 (1.60%) SLA
6 6 (0.48%) Sarbanes-Oxley
7 5 (0.40%) COBIT
7 5 (0.40%) ISO22301
8 3 (0.24%) SAS 70
9 2 (0.16%) GxP
9 2 (0.16%) IAS 39
9 2 (0.16%) ISO 9001
10 1 (0.080%) GAMP
10 1 (0.080%) GPG13
10 1 (0.080%) IEC 61508
10 1 (0.080%) ISO 9000
10 1 (0.080%) ISO13485
10 1 (0.080%) PA-DSS
10 1 (0.080%) TickIT
System Software
1 69 (5.53%) Active Directory
2 60 (4.81%) VMware Infrastructure
3 44 (3.53%) Hyper-V
4 11 (0.88%) vSphere
5 9 (0.72%) Microsoft App-V
6 7 (0.56%) Firmware
7 5 (0.40%) Terminal Server
8 4 (0.32%) vCloud
8 4 (0.32%) XenApp
9 2 (0.16%) Docker
9 2 (0.16%) Virtual Machines
9 2 (0.16%) VMware ESX
10 1 (0.080%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 15 (1.20%) SCCM
2 14 (1.12%) Cisco CUCM
2 14 (1.12%) Cisco Prime
3 13 (1.04%) AirWatch
3 13 (1.04%) Opscode Chef
3 13 (1.04%) Puppet
3 13 (1.04%) ServiceCenter
4 12 (0.96%) WSUS
5 10 (0.80%) Nagios
6 5 (0.40%) Ansible
6 5 (0.40%) Failover Clustering
6 5 (0.40%) HP Quality Center
6 5 (0.40%) QRadar
7 4 (0.32%) BMC PATROL
7 4 (0.32%) OpenView
7 4 (0.32%) Tivoli
7 4 (0.32%) Tivoli Endpoint Manager
8 3 (0.24%) SCOM
9 2 (0.16%) Backup Exec
9 2 (0.16%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
Vendors
1 221 (17.72%) Microsoft
2 141 (11.31%) Oracle
3 72 (5.77%) Cisco
4 67 (5.37%) VMware
5 61 (4.89%) IBM
6 52 (4.17%) SAP
7 37 (2.97%) Citrix
8 30 (2.41%) Adobe
9 29 (2.33%) Splunk
10 26 (2.09%) iManage
11 25 (2.00%) ArcSight
12 22 (1.76%) BEA
12 22 (1.76%) HP
13 20 (1.60%) EMC
14 17 (1.36%) Cognizant
14 17 (1.36%) Google
15 13 (1.04%) Software AG
16 11 (0.88%) Facebook
16 11 (0.88%) Zend
17 10 (0.80%) 3PAR
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