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

3 months to
24 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Degree
Rank 15 14 17
Rank change year-on-year
-1 +3
Permanent jobs citing Degree 666 839 727
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 12.19% 13.74% 10.59%
As % of the Qualifications category 49.44% 51.66% 46.07%
Number of salaries quoted 524 662 577
Median salary £38,000 £40,000 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-5.00% +14.28%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £23,000 £20,500
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £60,000 £52,500
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
1347 1624 1578
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 24.65% 26.59% 23.00%
Number of salaries quoted 1125 1276 1209
Median salary £42,500 £40,000 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+6.25% +14.28%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,500 £25,000 £23,000
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £52,500 £62,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +6.25%

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 24 May 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 24 May 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 -2 453 £40,000 +6.66% 108
Cheshire -2 90 £30,000 -29.41% 34
Lancashire +1 63 £40,000 +14.28% 18
Merseyside +8 47 £37,500 +7.14% 14
Cumbria -10 2 £36,140 +24.62% 2
Degree
England

Degree
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 24 May 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.

1 376 (26.31%) Computer Science
2 367 (25.68%) Agile Software Development
3 330 (23.09%) SQL
4 323 (22.60%) Java
5 307 (21.48%) Finance
6 279 (19.52%) JavaScript
7 241 (16.86%) C#
8 238 (16.66%) Analytical Skills
9 236 (16.52%) HTML
10 227 (15.89%) SQL Server
11 226 (15.82%) .NET
12 214 (14.98%) Windows
13 209 (14.63%) Project Management
14 208 (14.56%) CSS
15 200 (14.00%) Software Engineering
16 195 (13.65%) Microsoft
17 174 (12.18%) Oracle
18 171 (11.97%) Linux
19 157 (10.99%) ITIL
20 145 (10.15%) C++
21 144 (10.08%) OO
22 137 (9.59%) MS Excel
23 135 (9.45%) jQuery
24 127 (8.89%) Web Services
25 125 (8.75%) ASP.NET
26 121 (8.47%) Scrum
27 112 (7.84%) PRINCE2
28 111 (7.77%) MVC
29 108 (7.56%) PHP
30 106 (7.42%) Mathematics

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 54 (3.78%) Node.js
2 40 (2.80%) Tomcat
3 39 (2.73%) SharePoint
4 31 (2.17%) MS Exchange
5 30 (2.10%) OpenStack
6 29 (2.03%) IIS
7 28 (1.96%) CMS
8 26 (1.82%) SAS
9 21 (1.47%) WebLogic
10 20 (1.40%) Drupal
10 20 (1.40%) JBoss
11 17 (1.19%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
11 17 (1.19%) WebSphere
12 11 (0.77%) nginx
13 10 (0.70%) Apache
14 9 (0.63%) Apache Solr
14 9 (0.63%) Confluence
14 9 (0.63%) Exchange Server 2010
15 8 (0.56%) GeoServer
15 8 (0.56%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 137 (9.59%) MS Excel
2 94 (6.58%) MS Office
3 48 (3.36%) MS PowerPoint
4 25 (1.75%) Photoshop
5 20 (1.40%) Adobe Illustrator
6 14 (0.98%) MS Visio
7 11 (0.77%) Adobe Creative Suite
8 7 (0.49%) MS Project
9 5 (0.35%) SPSS
10 3 (0.21%) AutoCAD
10 3 (0.21%) InDesign
10 3 (0.21%) OmniGraffle
10 3 (0.21%) SOLIDWORKS
10 3 (0.21%) Spreadsheet
11 2 (0.14%) Fireworks
12 1 (0.070%) Adobe After Effects
12 1 (0.070%) InfoPath
Business Applications
1 17 (1.19%) Lorenzo
2 12 (0.84%) Magento
3 6 (0.42%) Dynamics CRM
3 6 (0.42%) SAP Oil and Gas
4 5 (0.35%) Payment Gateway
4 5 (0.35%) SAP CRM
5 4 (0.28%) Dynamics AX
5 4 (0.28%) SAP MM
6 3 (0.21%) SAP BPC
6 3 (0.21%) SAP Business One
6 3 (0.21%) SAP CO
6 3 (0.21%) SAP FI
6 3 (0.21%) SAP FI/CO
6 3 (0.21%) SAP SCM
6 3 (0.21%) SAP SD
7 2 (0.14%) BASE24
7 2 (0.14%) JDE EnterpriseOne
7 2 (0.14%) Salesforce.com CRM
7 2 (0.14%) SAP PP
8 1 (0.070%) SAP HCM
Cloud Services
1 40 (2.80%) Amazon AWS
2 34 (2.38%) Cloud Computing
3 24 (1.68%) Microsoft Azure
4 15 (1.05%) PaaS
5 13 (0.91%) SaaS
6 11 (0.77%) IaaS
7 9 (0.63%) Amazon EC2
7 9 (0.63%) Amazon ElastiCache
7 9 (0.63%) GitHub
8 6 (0.42%) Office 365
9 4 (0.28%) Google Analytics
10 3 (0.21%) AdWords
10 3 (0.21%) Mimecast
10 3 (0.21%) Trello
11 2 (0.14%) Google Apps
11 2 (0.14%) Heroku
11 2 (0.14%) Virtual Private Cloud
12 1 (0.070%) Engine Yard
12 1 (0.070%) Google Cloud Platform
12 1 (0.070%) SmartFocus
Communications & Networking
1 49 (3.43%) LAN
1 49 (3.43%) VPN
2 37 (2.59%) Network Security
3 35 (2.45%) WAN
4 30 (2.10%) Wireless
5 29 (2.03%) Firewall
6 28 (1.96%) TCP/IP
7 17 (1.19%) DHCP
7 17 (1.19%) HTTP
8 15 (1.05%) SSL
9 14 (0.98%) SAN
10 13 (0.91%) DNS
11 12 (0.84%) 802.11
12 11 (0.77%) IPsec
12 11 (0.77%) Wi-Fi
13 10 (0.70%) FTP
14 8 (0.56%) Internet
14 8 (0.56%) VoIP
15 7 (0.49%) BGP
15 7 (0.49%) OSPF
Database & Business Intelligence
1 227 (15.89%) SQL Server
2 68 (4.76%) MySQL
3 59 (4.13%) SQL Server 2008
4 57 (3.99%) Relational Database
5 47 (3.29%) PostgreSQL
6 40 (2.80%) Big Data
7 39 (2.73%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 36 (2.52%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 33 (2.31%) MongoDB
9 33 (2.31%) SQL Server 2012
10 30 (2.10%) Data Warehouse
11 27 (1.89%) NoSQL
12 22 (1.54%) GIS
13 19 (1.33%) DB2
13 19 (1.33%) SQL Server Analysis Services
14 17 (1.19%) Electronic Patient Records
15 13 (0.91%) Hadoop
16 9 (0.63%) BusinessObjects
16 9 (0.63%) Redis
16 9 (0.63%) SQL Server 2014
Development Applications
1 93 (6.51%) Git (software)
2 72 (5.04%) Visual Studio
3 71 (4.97%) Selenium
4 63 (4.41%) JIRA
5 30 (2.10%) Oracle Forms
5 30 (2.10%) Team Foundation Server
6 27 (1.89%) Cucumber
7 23 (1.61%) HP UFT
7 23 (1.61%) NUnit
8 22 (1.54%) Subversion
9 19 (1.33%) Atlassian Bamboo
10 17 (1.19%) JUnit
10 17 (1.19%) Maven
11 16 (1.12%) FitNesse
11 16 (1.12%) Jenkins
12 15 (1.05%) Moq
13 9 (0.63%) Gradle
14 8 (0.56%) Appium
14 8 (0.56%) Axure RP
14 8 (0.56%) Oracle APEX
General
1 307 (21.48%) Finance
2 102 (7.14%) Retail
3 89 (6.23%) Marketing
4 80 (5.60%) Electronics
5 79 (5.53%) Banking
6 61 (4.27%) Manufacturing
7 52 (3.64%) Games
8 47 (3.29%) Telecoms
9 30 (2.10%) Legal
10 24 (1.68%) Aerospace
11 23 (1.61%) Law
12 17 (1.19%) Pharmaceutical
13 16 (1.12%) Back Office
13 16 (1.12%) Local Government
14 15 (1.05%) Publishing
15 9 (0.63%) Advertising
16 6 (0.42%) Billing
17 4 (0.28%) Retail Banking
18 3 (0.21%) French Language
18 3 (0.21%) Multimedia
Job Titles
1 451 (31.56%) Developer
2 230 (16.10%) Analyst
3 159 (11.13%) Java Developer
4 131 (9.17%) Graduate
5 115 (8.05%) Software Developer
6 89 (6.23%) .NET Developer
7 87 (6.09%) Consultant
8 84 (5.88%) Junior
9 80 (5.60%) Software Engineer
10 78 (5.46%) C# Developer
11 75 (5.25%) Project Manager
12 63 (4.41%) SQL Developer
13 58 (4.06%) C# .NET Developer
14 54 (3.78%) Business Analyst
15 51 (3.57%) Java Software Developer
16 49 (3.43%) Graduate Developer
17 48 (3.36%) Architect
18 45 (3.15%) Junior Developer
19 43 (3.01%) Support Analyst
20 40 (2.80%) ASP.NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 236 (16.52%) HTML
2 226 (15.82%) .NET
3 208 (14.56%) CSS
4 135 (9.45%) jQuery
5 127 (8.89%) Web Services
6 125 (8.75%) ASP.NET
7 98 (6.86%) XML
8 92 (6.44%) HTML5
8 92 (6.44%) Spring
9 79 (5.53%) Hibernate
10 58 (4.06%) CSS3
11 53 (3.71%) SOAP
12 46 (3.22%) AngularJS
13 45 (3.15%) ASP.NET MVC
13 45 (3.15%) J2EE
14 43 (3.01%) RESTful
15 41 (2.87%) .NET Framework
16 36 (2.52%) Java EE
17 30 (2.10%) WCF
18 28 (1.96%) WSDL
Miscellaneous
1 376 (26.31%) Computer Science
2 238 (16.66%) Analytical Skills
3 106 (7.42%) Mathematics
4 49 (3.43%) User Experience
5 43 (3.01%) Data Centre
6 42 (2.94%) Mobile App
7 38 (2.66%) Physics
8 33 (2.31%) Algorithms
9 32 (2.24%) Management Information System
10 28 (1.96%) iPad
11 27 (1.89%) Visualisation
12 25 (1.75%) Embedded Systems
12 25 (1.75%) Social Media
13 24 (1.68%) Client/Server
14 23 (1.61%) Blog
14 23 (1.61%) PMI
15 22 (1.54%) Enterprise Software
15 22 (1.54%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
15 22 (1.54%) Statistics
16 21 (1.47%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 214 (14.98%) Windows
2 171 (11.97%) Linux
3 62 (4.34%) Unix
4 60 (4.20%) Windows Server
5 33 (2.31%) Windows Server 2012
6 29 (2.03%) Android
7 27 (1.89%) Apple iOS
7 27 (1.89%) Embedded Linux
8 26 (1.82%) Windows 7
8 26 (1.82%) Windows Server 2008
9 15 (1.05%) Windows CE
10 12 (0.84%) Windows Server 2003
11 9 (0.63%) Windows 8
12 8 (0.56%) Windows XP
13 7 (0.49%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
14 6 (0.42%) Mac OS X
15 4 (0.28%) AIX
16 3 (0.21%) CentOS
17 2 (0.14%) Debian
17 2 (0.14%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 367 (25.68%) Agile Software Development
2 209 (14.63%) Project Management
3 200 (14.00%) Software Engineering
4 157 (10.99%) ITIL
5 144 (10.08%) OO
6 121 (8.47%) Scrum
7 112 (7.84%) PRINCE2
8 111 (7.77%) MVC
9 104 (7.28%) OOD
10 80 (5.60%) Mentoring
10 80 (5.60%) Unit Testing
10 80 (5.60%) Web Development
11 79 (5.53%) Continuous Improvement
11 79 (5.53%) SDLC
12 70 (4.90%) Business Intelligence
13 68 (4.76%) CRM
14 67 (4.69%) E-Commerce
15 66 (4.62%) Business Analysis
16 65 (4.55%) Analytics
17 63 (4.41%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 330 (23.09%) SQL
2 323 (22.60%) Java
3 279 (19.52%) JavaScript
4 241 (16.86%) C#
5 145 (10.15%) C++
6 108 (7.56%) PHP
7 87 (6.09%) C
8 75 (5.25%) T-SQL
9 48 (3.36%) Python
10 34 (2.38%) Ruby
11 27 (1.89%) Embedded C
11 27 (1.89%) Objective-C
12 26 (1.82%) VB.NET
13 19 (1.33%) Shell Script
14 18 (1.26%) ABAP
14 18 (1.26%) PL/SQL
14 18 (1.26%) PowerShell
14 18 (1.26%) VB
15 16 (1.12%) VBScript
16 14 (0.98%) Perl
Qualifications
1 62 (4.34%) ISEB
1 62 (4.34%) Security Cleared
2 57 (3.99%) HND
3 44 (3.08%) PMI Certification
4 41 (2.87%) ISTQB
5 39 (2.73%) Microsoft Certification
6 34 (2.38%) BPSS Clearance
7 30 (2.10%) CISSP
8 25 (1.75%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
9 23 (1.61%) PMP
10 22 (1.54%) SC Cleared
11 20 (1.40%) CHECK Team Leader
11 20 (1.40%) CREST Certified
11 20 (1.40%) PRINCE2 Certification
12 19 (1.33%) CISM
13 18 (1.26%) HNC
13 18 (1.26%) PhD
14 16 (1.12%) MCSA
15 15 (1.05%) MCSE
16 12 (0.84%) Cisco Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 85 (5.95%) QA
2 38 (2.66%) SLA
3 27 (1.89%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 21 (1.47%) PCI DSS
5 18 (1.26%) ISO 9001
6 17 (1.19%) Data Quality
7 7 (0.49%) Sarbanes-Oxley
8 6 (0.42%) COBIT
9 5 (0.35%) ISO13485
9 5 (0.35%) WAI
10 2 (0.14%) ISO22301
11 1 (0.070%) 21 CFR Part 11
11 1 (0.070%) COSO
11 1 (0.070%) HMG Security Policy Framework
11 1 (0.070%) PA-DSS
11 1 (0.070%) RMADS
11 1 (0.070%) SNOMED CT
System Software
1 63 (4.41%) Active Directory
2 36 (2.52%) VMware Infrastructure
3 14 (0.98%) Firmware
3 14 (0.98%) Hyper-V
4 9 (0.63%) Terminal Server
4 9 (0.63%) XenApp
5 7 (0.49%) Docker
6 4 (0.28%) Terminal Services
7 3 (0.21%) Ceph
7 3 (0.21%) HDFS
7 3 (0.21%) XenDesktop
8 2 (0.14%) KVM
8 2 (0.14%) oVirt
8 2 (0.14%) Postfix
8 2 (0.14%) PowerHA
8 2 (0.14%) VirtualBox
8 2 (0.14%) VMware Workstation
8 2 (0.14%) Xen
9 1 (0.070%) EMC RecoverPoint
9 1 (0.070%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 36 (2.52%) Puppet
2 12 (0.84%) SCCM
3 11 (0.77%) QRadar
4 10 (0.70%) SELinux
5 9 (0.63%) Opscode Chef
5 9 (0.63%) ServiceCenter
6 8 (0.56%) Nagios
6 8 (0.56%) SCVMM
7 5 (0.35%) EdgeSight
7 5 (0.35%) Norton AntiVirus
7 5 (0.35%) SCOM
8 4 (0.28%) HP Quality Center
9 3 (0.21%) Ansible
9 3 (0.21%) DameWare
9 3 (0.21%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
9 3 (0.21%) Wonderware InTouch
10 2 (0.14%) AirWatch
11 1 (0.070%) Cobbler
11 1 (0.070%) Host Intrusion Detection System
11 1 (0.070%) Hyperic
Vendors
1 195 (13.65%) Microsoft
2 174 (12.18%) Oracle
3 55 (3.85%) VMware
4 50 (3.50%) SAP
5 39 (2.73%) IBM
6 38 (2.66%) Cisco
7 37 (2.59%) Citrix
8 28 (1.96%) Adobe
9 26 (1.82%) HP
10 18 (1.26%) Red Hat
11 16 (1.12%) Bloomberg
11 16 (1.12%) CheckPoint
11 16 (1.12%) Reuters
12 15 (1.05%) EMC
13 14 (0.98%) Cognizant
14 12 (0.84%) BT
14 12 (0.84%) Interwoven
15 11 (0.77%) ArcSight
15 11 (0.77%) Splunk
16 10 (0.70%) Software AG
Macclesfield, Cheshire
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: £18000 - £25000 per annum
Posted: 9 hours ago
Chester, Cheshire
Uniting Ambition
Salary: £40k - 45k per year
Posted: 9 hours ago
Preston, Lancashire
Circle Recruitment
Salary: £31000 - £34000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 9 hours ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Premier IT
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 9 hours ago
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CSC
Salary: From £35,000 to £42,000 per annum
Posted: 11 hours ago
Lancashire
Verticality Ltd
Salary: Salary To 40k DOE
Posted: 12 hours ago
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HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Salary: £40000.00 - £45000.00 per annum
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Jagger Talent
Salary: From £30,000 to £35,000 per annum
Posted: 13 hours ago
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2M Employment Solutions
Posted: 13 hours ago
Manchester, Lancashire
EasyWebRecruitment.com
Salary: £18,000 - £20,000
Posted: 13 hours ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Hotfoot Recruitment
Salary: Up to £60,000 per annum
Posted: 14 hours ago
Ellesmere Port, Merseyside
2M Employment Solutions
Salary: £18000.00 - £20000.00 per annum + + many benefits
Posted: 15 hours ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £18000 - £20000 per annum + OTE 40k
Posted: 15 hours ago
Liverpool, Merseyside
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Salary: £20000.00 - £32000.00 per annum
Posted: 17 hours ago
Manchester, Lancashire
FT Select
Salary: Up to £35,000 per annum plus excellent benefits and bonus
Posted: 17 hours ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Adria Solutions Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £55000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 18 hours ago
Cheshire
Sanderson
Salary: £25000.00 - £35000.00 per annum
Posted: 18 hours ago
Knutsford, Cheshire
Cognizant
Posted: Yesterday
Lancashire
Circle Recruitment
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Wigan, Lancashire
Sanderson
Salary: £25000.00 - £35000.00 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Manchester, Lancashire
Sanderson
Salary: £30000 - £42000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Manchester, Lancashire
Sanderson
Salary: £22000 - £30000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Crewe, Cheshire
Experis Ltd
Salary: £39000.00 per annum + 10% bonus, full benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Warrington, Cheshire
networx
Posted: Yesterday
Manchester, Lancashire
Oliver James Associates
Salary: £75000 - £90000 per annum + Car, PMI, Flexible benefits, bonus
Posted: Yesterday
Manchester, Lancashire
Bluetownonline
Salary: £25000 - £30000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Warrington, Cheshire
Adria Solutions Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £50000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Manchester, Lancashire
Search Consultancy
Salary: £22000 - £30000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Manchester, Lancashire
Parity Professionals
Salary: OTE £90k
Posted: Yesterday
Chester, Cheshire
Searchability
Salary: £18000 - £27000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Chester, Cheshire
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: £25000 - £30000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Chester, Cheshire
Searchability
Salary: £18000 - £25000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Salford, Lancashire
Ascent People Ltd
Salary: £20000 - £25000 per annum + Benefits + Bonus
Posted: 3 days ago
Liverpool, Merseyside
Senitor Associates
Salary: £17000 - £23000 per annum + Excellent benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Bolton, Lancashire
Softweb Resourcing Limited
Salary: From £28,000 to £42,000 per annum Pension + Flexi Hours + Great Office
Posted: 4 days ago
Lancaster, Lancashire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £15000 - £20000 per annum + excellent training and benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Macclesfield, Cheshire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £18000 - £25000 per annum + training and benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £18000 - £25000 per annum + excellent training and benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum + lots of extra benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £20000 - £30000 per annum + excellent training and benefits
Posted: 4 days ago