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

3 months to
29 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Degree
Rank 17 14 17
Rank change year-on-year
-3 +3
Permanent jobs citing Degree 680 804 766
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 11.58% 12.30% 10.76%
As % of the Qualifications category 48.61% 51.11% 46.91%
Number of salaries quoted 535 586 568
Median salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
- +6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £23,168 £20,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £55,000 £55,000
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +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
1399 1573 1633
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 23.83% 24.06% 22.94%
Number of salaries quoted 1156 1225 1257
Median salary £42,500 £39,500 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+7.59% +12.85%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,800 £22,500 £23,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £55,000 £60,000
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 29 July 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 29 July 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 0 459 £40,000 +4.57% 96
Cheshire +1 95 £42,500 +6.25% 20
Merseyside -7 61 £37,600 -6.00% 13
Lancashire -2 43 £40,000 - 12
Cumbria -2 6 £27,500 -45.00% 3
Degree
England

Degree
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 29 July 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.

1 402 (29.41%) Computer Science
2 343 (25.09%) Agile Software Development
3 316 (23.12%) SQL
4 314 (22.97%) Java
5 298 (21.80%) JavaScript
6 289 (21.14%) Finance
7 272 (19.90%) HTML
8 254 (18.58%) C#
9 241 (17.63%) .NET
10 237 (17.34%) CSS
11 230 (16.83%) SQL Server
12 222 (16.24%) Microsoft
13 208 (15.22%) Analytical Skills
14 190 (13.90%) Software Engineering
15 179 (13.09%) Oracle
16 177 (12.95%) Project Management
17 162 (11.85%) Windows
17 162 (11.85%) Linux
18 153 (11.19%) C++
18 153 (11.19%) MVC
19 151 (11.05%) jQuery
20 142 (10.39%) MS Excel
21 136 (9.95%) ITIL
22 126 (9.22%) PHP
23 123 (9.00%) ASP.NET
23 123 (9.00%) OO
24 117 (8.56%) Web Services
25 116 (8.49%) Scrum
26 114 (8.34%) HTML5
27 112 (8.19%) Retail

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 40 (2.93%) CMS
2 38 (2.78%) Tomcat
3 35 (2.56%) IIS
4 28 (2.05%) SharePoint
5 27 (1.98%) WebLogic
6 24 (1.76%) OpenStack
7 21 (1.54%) Apache
8 20 (1.46%) WordPress
9 17 (1.24%) SAS
10 16 (1.17%) JBoss
11 14 (1.02%) BizTalk Server
11 14 (1.02%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
11 14 (1.02%) Drupal
12 13 (0.95%) nginx
13 12 (0.88%) WebSphere
14 9 (0.66%) Apache Solr
14 9 (0.66%) MS Exchange
15 8 (0.59%) GeoServer
16 7 (0.51%) Umbraco
17 6 (0.44%) Joomla!
Applications
1 142 (10.39%) MS Excel
2 76 (5.56%) MS Office
3 46 (3.37%) MS PowerPoint
4 24 (1.76%) Photoshop
5 19 (1.39%) Adobe Illustrator
6 14 (1.02%) MS Visio
7 11 (0.80%) MS Project
8 9 (0.66%) SPSS
9 5 (0.37%) Adobe Creative Suite
10 4 (0.29%) InDesign
11 3 (0.22%) AutoCAD
11 3 (0.22%) OmniGraffle
11 3 (0.22%) SOLIDWORKS
11 3 (0.22%) Stata
12 2 (0.15%) Fireworks
12 2 (0.15%) Spreadsheet
13 1 (0.073%) Acrobat
13 1 (0.073%) Adobe After Effects
13 1 (0.073%) InfoPath
13 1 (0.073%) Maya
Business Applications
1 10 (0.73%) Lorenzo
2 9 (0.66%) Magento
3 8 (0.59%) Dynamics CRM
4 7 (0.51%) SAP Oil and Gas
5 5 (0.37%) Oracle EBS
5 5 (0.37%) Oracle EBS R12
5 5 (0.37%) Payment Gateway
5 5 (0.37%) SAP CRM
6 4 (0.29%) SAP HR
6 4 (0.29%) SAP Payroll
7 3 (0.22%) Dynamics AX
7 3 (0.22%) Infor CRM
7 3 (0.22%) SAP MM
8 2 (0.15%) BASE24
8 2 (0.15%) Dynamics NAV
8 2 (0.15%) JDE EnterpriseOne
8 2 (0.15%) SAP BPC
8 2 (0.15%) SAP HCM
8 2 (0.15%) SAP PP
8 2 (0.15%) Workday HCM
Cloud Services
1 55 (4.02%) Amazon AWS
2 37 (2.71%) Cloud Computing
3 28 (2.05%) Microsoft Azure
4 19 (1.39%) PaaS
4 19 (1.39%) SaaS
5 18 (1.32%) IaaS
6 13 (0.95%) Google Analytics
7 10 (0.73%) Amazon EC2
7 10 (0.73%) Amazon ElastiCache
8 7 (0.51%) GitHub
8 7 (0.51%) Office 365
9 3 (0.22%) Mimecast
10 2 (0.15%) AdWords
10 2 (0.15%) Amazon S3
10 2 (0.15%) Google Apps
10 2 (0.15%) Heroku
11 1 (0.073%) Engine Yard
11 1 (0.073%) Google Cloud Platform
11 1 (0.073%) SmartFocus
Communications & Networking
1 38 (2.78%) VPN
2 34 (2.49%) Network Security
3 29 (2.12%) Wireless
4 21 (1.54%) LAN
4 21 (1.54%) TCP/IP
5 19 (1.39%) SAN
6 18 (1.32%) Firewall
7 17 (1.24%) 802.11
7 17 (1.24%) DNS
7 17 (1.24%) SSL
8 15 (1.10%) HTTP
8 15 (1.10%) Internet
9 14 (1.02%) DHCP
9 14 (1.02%) Wi-Fi
10 13 (0.95%) WAN
11 10 (0.73%) LDAP
12 9 (0.66%) VoIP
13 6 (0.44%) NAS
14 5 (0.37%) OpenVPN
15 4 (0.29%) PABX
Database & Business Intelligence
1 230 (16.83%) SQL Server
2 81 (5.93%) MySQL
3 46 (3.37%) SQL Server 2008
3 46 (3.37%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 42 (3.07%) Data Warehouse
4 42 (3.07%) Relational Database
5 36 (2.63%) PostgreSQL
5 36 (2.63%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 31 (2.27%) NoSQL
7 30 (2.19%) SQL Server 2012
8 28 (2.05%) Big Data
9 25 (1.83%) DB2
10 24 (1.76%) MongoDB
10 24 (1.76%) SQL Server Analysis Services
11 21 (1.54%) GIS
12 16 (1.17%) Microsoft Analysis Services
12 16 (1.17%) SQL Server 2014
13 11 (0.80%) Hadoop
14 10 (0.73%) Electronic Patient Records
14 10 (0.73%) Redis
Development Applications
1 92 (6.73%) Git (software)
2 69 (5.05%) Visual Studio
3 56 (4.10%) Selenium
4 46 (3.37%) JIRA
5 26 (1.90%) Oracle Forms
5 26 (1.90%) Team Foundation Server
6 23 (1.68%) Subversion
7 16 (1.17%) Xcode
8 15 (1.10%) JUnit
9 13 (0.95%) Cucumber
9 13 (0.95%) Jenkins
10 11 (0.80%) Maven
11 10 (0.73%) Atlassian Bamboo
11 10 (0.73%) NUnit
11 10 (0.73%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
12 9 (0.66%) Axure RP
12 9 (0.66%) JMeter
13 7 (0.51%) Gradle
13 7 (0.51%) HP UFT
14 6 (0.44%) Appium
General
1 289 (21.14%) Finance
2 112 (8.19%) Retail
3 95 (6.95%) Marketing
4 93 (6.80%) Banking
5 83 (6.07%) Electronics
6 68 (4.97%) Manufacturing
7 51 (3.73%) Games
8 44 (3.22%) Telecoms
9 30 (2.19%) Legal
10 23 (1.68%) Aerospace
11 16 (1.17%) Local Government
12 15 (1.10%) Back Office
13 14 (1.02%) Pharmaceutical
13 14 (1.02%) Publishing
14 13 (0.95%) Advertising
14 13 (0.95%) Law
15 6 (0.44%) Automotive
16 5 (0.37%) Billing
16 5 (0.37%) French Language
17 4 (0.29%) German Language
Job Titles
1 456 (33.36%) Developer
2 179 (13.09%) Analyst
3 140 (10.24%) Java Developer
4 138 (10.10%) Graduate
5 107 (7.83%) Software Developer
6 97 (7.10%) .NET Developer
7 94 (6.88%) Junior
8 78 (5.71%) C# Developer
9 75 (5.49%) Consultant
10 69 (5.05%) Project Manager
10 69 (5.05%) Software Engineer
11 63 (4.61%) C# .NET Developer
12 56 (4.10%) Junior Developer
13 54 (3.95%) Business Analyst
13 54 (3.95%) SQL Developer
14 53 (3.88%) Architect
14 53 (3.88%) Senior Developer
15 48 (3.51%) Graduate Developer
15 48 (3.51%) Web Developer
16 47 (3.44%) PHP Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 272 (19.90%) HTML
2 241 (17.63%) .NET
3 237 (17.34%) CSS
4 151 (11.05%) jQuery
5 123 (9.00%) ASP.NET
6 117 (8.56%) Web Services
7 114 (8.34%) HTML5
8 104 (7.61%) XML
9 79 (5.78%) Spring
10 70 (5.12%) CSS3
11 62 (4.54%) SOAP
12 61 (4.46%) Hibernate
13 59 (4.32%) ASP.NET MVC
13 59 (4.32%) J2EE
14 58 (4.24%) .NET Framework
15 57 (4.17%) Node.js
16 55 (4.02%) AngularJS
17 50 (3.66%) RESTful
18 42 (3.07%) Java EE
19 37 (2.71%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 402 (29.41%) Computer Science
2 208 (15.22%) Analytical Skills
3 84 (6.14%) Mathematics
4 59 (4.32%) Mobile App
5 58 (4.24%) Data Centre
6 43 (3.15%) User Experience
7 41 (3.00%) Algorithms
8 34 (2.49%) iPad
9 29 (2.12%) Augmented Reality
10 25 (1.83%) Blog
11 24 (1.76%) Physics
11 24 (1.76%) Social Media
12 23 (1.68%) Enterprise Software
13 22 (1.61%) Statistics
14 20 (1.46%) Management Information System
15 18 (1.32%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
15 18 (1.32%) Life Science
16 17 (1.24%) Replication
16 17 (1.24%) Visualisation
17 16 (1.17%) Blackberry
Operating Systems
1 162 (11.85%) Linux
1 162 (11.85%) Windows
2 54 (3.95%) Unix
3 51 (3.73%) Windows Server
4 37 (2.71%) Apple iOS
5 30 (2.19%) Android
6 20 (1.46%) Windows 7
7 19 (1.39%) Windows Server 2012
8 18 (1.32%) Embedded Linux
9 13 (0.95%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 13 (0.95%) Windows Server 2008
10 7 (0.51%) Mac OS X
10 7 (0.51%) Windows CE
10 7 (0.51%) Windows Server 2003
11 6 (0.44%) CentOS
12 5 (0.37%) Debian
13 4 (0.29%) AIX
14 3 (0.22%) Windows 10
15 2 (0.15%) Windows 8
16 1 (0.073%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 343 (25.09%) Agile Software Development
2 190 (13.90%) Software Engineering
3 177 (12.95%) Project Management
4 153 (11.19%) MVC
5 136 (9.95%) ITIL
6 123 (9.00%) OO
7 116 (8.49%) Scrum
8 102 (7.46%) Web Development
9 89 (6.51%) PRINCE2
10 83 (6.07%) Analytics
10 83 (6.07%) Business Intelligence
11 81 (5.93%) Unit Testing
12 78 (5.71%) Mentoring
13 76 (5.56%) Continuous Improvement
14 74 (5.41%) OOD
14 74 (5.41%) SDLC
15 71 (5.19%) E-Commerce
16 69 (5.05%) TDD
17 67 (4.90%) CRM
18 66 (4.83%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 316 (23.12%) SQL
2 314 (22.97%) Java
3 298 (21.80%) JavaScript
4 254 (18.58%) C#
5 153 (11.19%) C++
6 126 (9.22%) PHP
7 75 (5.49%) C
8 71 (5.19%) T-SQL
9 48 (3.51%) Python
10 37 (2.71%) Objective-C
11 29 (2.12%) VB.NET
12 28 (2.05%) Ruby
13 24 (1.76%) PowerShell
14 22 (1.61%) ABAP
15 20 (1.46%) Apple Swift
15 20 (1.46%) Embedded C
16 18 (1.32%) Perl
16 18 (1.32%) VBScript
17 16 (1.17%) MATLAB
17 16 (1.17%) VB
Qualifications
1 51 (3.73%) HND
2 42 (3.07%) ISEB
3 41 (3.00%) Security Cleared
4 38 (2.78%) Microsoft Certification
5 37 (2.71%) PMI Certification
6 33 (2.41%) CISSP
7 26 (1.90%) PMP
8 24 (1.76%) ISTQB
9 21 (1.54%) PhD
10 20 (1.46%) CISM
11 18 (1.32%) CHECK Team Leader
11 18 (1.32%) CREST Certified
11 18 (1.32%) MCSA
12 17 (1.24%) ITIL Certification
13 15 (1.10%) MCT
13 15 (1.10%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
14 14 (1.02%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
15 13 (0.95%) BPSS Clearance
16 12 (0.88%) Cisco Certification
16 12 (0.88%) Tigerscheme
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 75 (5.49%) QA
2 32 (2.34%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 19 (1.39%) PCI DSS
4 17 (1.24%) SLA
5 9 (0.66%) Data Quality
6 8 (0.59%) ISO 9001
6 8 (0.59%) Sarbanes-Oxley
7 5 (0.37%) COBIT
8 1 (0.073%) GAMP
8 1 (0.073%) GxP
8 1 (0.073%) IEC 61508
8 1 (0.073%) ISO 9000
8 1 (0.073%) ISO13485
8 1 (0.073%) ISO22301
8 1 (0.073%) SAS 70
8 1 (0.073%) TickIT
System Software
1 53 (3.88%) Active Directory
2 23 (1.68%) VMware Infrastructure
3 14 (1.02%) Terminal Server
4 12 (0.88%) Firmware
4 12 (0.88%) Hyper-V
4 12 (0.88%) Virtual Machines
5 9 (0.66%) XenApp
6 5 (0.37%) Docker
7 3 (0.22%) Ceph
7 3 (0.22%) Terminal Services
7 3 (0.22%) Xen
8 2 (0.15%) HDFS
8 2 (0.15%) KVM
8 2 (0.15%) oVirt
8 2 (0.15%) Postfix
8 2 (0.15%) PowerHA
8 2 (0.15%) VMware Workstation
9 1 (0.073%) Microsoft App-V
9 1 (0.073%) vCloud
9 1 (0.073%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 34 (2.49%) Puppet
2 15 (1.10%) SCCM
3 14 (1.02%) Opscode Chef
4 13 (0.95%) Nagios
5 10 (0.73%) QRadar
6 8 (0.59%) AirWatch
6 8 (0.59%) SCVMM
7 7 (0.51%) EdgeSight
7 7 (0.51%) SCOM
8 5 (0.37%) HP Quality Center
9 4 (0.29%) SELinux
10 3 (0.22%) Cisco CUCM
10 3 (0.22%) Cisco Prime
10 3 (0.22%) ServiceCenter
11 2 (0.15%) Ansible
11 2 (0.15%) Microsoft Clustering
12 1 (0.073%) BMC PATROL
12 1 (0.073%) Cacti
12 1 (0.073%) Cobbler
12 1 (0.073%) Host Intrusion Detection System
Vendors
1 222 (16.24%) Microsoft
2 179 (13.09%) Oracle
3 60 (4.39%) SAP
4 42 (3.07%) Citrix
4 42 (3.07%) IBM
5 39 (2.85%) VMware
6 37 (2.71%) Cisco
7 21 (1.54%) Cognizant
8 20 (1.46%) Adobe
9 17 (1.24%) BEA
9 17 (1.24%) BT
9 17 (1.24%) Google
9 17 (1.24%) HP
10 16 (1.17%) EMC
11 15 (1.10%) iManage
12 14 (1.02%) Interwoven
13 13 (0.95%) NetApp
14 12 (0.88%) Red Hat
15 11 (0.80%) ArcSight
15 11 (0.80%) Splunk
Warrington, Cheshire
Searchability
Salary: £45000 per annum
Posted: 17 hours ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Total Recruitment Specialists Limited / TRG / Total recruitment group
Salary: £30000 - £50000 Per Annum + Benefits
Posted: 11 hours ago
Manchester, Lancashire
CV Screen Ltd
Salary: Up to £40k plus benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Manchester, Lancashire
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 25,000 - 30,000
Posted: 20 hours ago
Bolton, Lancashire
Softweb Resourcing Limited
Salary: From £25,000 to £40,000 per annum Bupa + Pension + Excellent Training
Posted: 16 hours ago
Burnley, Lancashire
Circle Recruitment
Salary: £18000 - £27000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 14 hours ago
Bury, Lancashire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £20000 - £30000 per annum + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Manchester, Lancashire
CV Screen Ltd
Salary: Up to £22k plus benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Lancashire
Oscar
Salary: £45000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: 18 hours ago
Warrington, Cheshire
Bluetownonline
Posted: Yesterday
Manchester, Lancashire
Sanderson
Salary: £30000 - £34000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Oscar
Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Warrington, Cheshire
Bluetownonline
Posted: Yesterday
Manchester, Lancashire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Bury, Lancashire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £25000 - £30000 per annum + Bonuses & Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
ReThink Recruitment
Salary: £25000 - £35000.00 per annum + negotiable on experience
Posted: Yesterday
Greater Manchester
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £60,000 - £85,000
Posted: Yesterday
Manchester, Lancashire
CV Screen Ltd
Salary: Up to £22k plus benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
The Bridge Ltd
Salary: From £45,000 to £60,000 per annum plus benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Cancer Research Manchester Institute
Salary: From £30,100 to £49,100 per annum dependent upon experience
Posted: Yesterday
Manchester, Lancashire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £18000 - £22000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Raytheon
Salary: Salary, Bonus, Car Allowance & Benefits
Posted: 19 hours ago
Bolton, Lancashire
Searchability
Salary: £18000 - £25000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £18000 - £25000 per annum + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Manchester, Lancashire
Oscar
Salary: £25000 - £30000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Uniting Ambition
Salary: £20k - 26.5k per year
Posted: 2 days ago
Salford, Lancashire
Raytheon
Posted: Yesterday
Warrington, Cheshire
Bluetownonline
Posted: Yesterday
Greater Manchester
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £60,000 - £85,000
Posted: Yesterday
Preston, Lancashire
Ascent People Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday