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 17 April 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
17 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Degree
Rank 15 17 17
Rank change year-on-year
+2 0
Permanent jobs citing Degree 842 772 867
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 12.83% 10.81% 11.54%
As % of the Qualifications category 47.28% 45.55% 47.17%
Number of salaries quoted 666 612 748
Average salary £37,500 £35,000 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.14% +7.69%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £22,500 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £50,500 £47,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
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
1781 1695 1838
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 27.14% 23.74% 24.46%
Number of salaries quoted 1370 1325 1508
Average salary £40,000 £35,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+14.28% -
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £23,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £61,215 £50,000 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -

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 17 April 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 17 April 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 +4 584 £37,500 +11.94% 77
Cheshire -4 134 £42,500 +25.00% 46
Merseyside -3 48 £35,000 -12.50% 10
Lancashire +4 43 £27,500 -15.38% 13
Cumbria -3 12 £29,000 +6.17% 2
Degree
England

Degree
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 17 April 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.

1 469 (29.87%) Agile Software Development
2 454 (28.92%) SQL
3 336 (21.40%) .NET
4 334 (21.27%) C#
4 334 (21.27%) Finance
5 313 (19.94%) Computer Science
6 293 (18.66%) HTML
7 290 (18.47%) SQL Server
8 286 (18.22%) JavaScript
8 286 (18.22%) Microsoft
9 278 (17.71%) Java
10 268 (17.07%) Project Management
11 254 (16.18%) Software Engineering
12 248 (15.80%) CSS
13 247 (15.73%) Windows
14 243 (15.48%) Analytical Skills
15 207 (13.18%) ASP.NET
16 202 (12.87%) MVC
17 197 (12.55%) MS Excel
18 176 (11.21%) Scrum
19 160 (10.19%) OO
20 152 (9.68%) jQuery
21 147 (9.36%) Linux
22 144 (9.17%) Oracle
23 132 (8.41%) C++
24 131 (8.34%) Web Services
24 131 (8.34%) XML
25 130 (8.28%) ITIL
25 130 (8.28%) HTML5
26 126 (8.03%) Management Information System

Degree
Top Related IT Skills in the North West by Category

For the 6 months to 17 April 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 44 (2.80%) SharePoint
2 39 (2.48%) WordPress
3 36 (2.29%) Apache
4 32 (2.04%) SAS
5 26 (1.66%) CMS
6 25 (1.59%) IIS
7 24 (1.53%) MS Exchange
8 15 (0.96%) Exchange Server 2010
9 13 (0.83%) Tomcat
10 12 (0.76%) Oracle SOA Suite
10 12 (0.76%) WebLogic
10 12 (0.76%) Oracle Service Bus
10 12 (0.76%) Exchange Server 2013
11 10 (0.64%) Sitecore CMS
11 10 (0.64%) WebSphere
12 9 (0.57%) JBoss
13 6 (0.38%) Confluence
14 5 (0.32%) SharePoint 2010
15 4 (0.25%) Lync
15 4 (0.25%) Apache Solr
Applications
1 197 (12.55%) MS Excel
2 113 (7.20%) MS Office
3 41 (2.61%) MS Project
4 40 (2.55%) Photoshop
5 38 (2.42%) MS PowerPoint
6 27 (1.72%) Adobe Illustrator
7 17 (1.08%) MS Visio
8 14 (0.89%) AutoCAD
8 14 (0.89%) Adobe Creative Suite
9 8 (0.51%) SPSS
10 5 (0.32%) InDesign
10 5 (0.32%) Revit
11 4 (0.25%) Acrobat
11 4 (0.25%) FastStats
12 3 (0.19%) ArchiCAD
13 2 (0.13%) SketchUp
13 2 (0.13%) OmniGraffle
13 2 (0.13%) Adobe After Effects
14 1 (0.064%) PTC Creo
14 1 (0.064%) Pro/ENGINEER
Business Applications
1 22 (1.40%) Dynamics CRM
2 17 (1.08%) Oracle BPM
3 15 (0.96%) Dynamics NAV
4 10 (0.64%) Markit EDM
5 8 (0.51%) Google Analytics
6 7 (0.45%) Dynamics AX
6 7 (0.45%) Oracle CRM
7 6 (0.38%) SAP SD
7 6 (0.38%) SAP CRM
8 5 (0.32%) Oracle ERP
8 5 (0.32%) Magento
8 5 (0.32%) Sage 50
9 4 (0.25%) SAP CO
10 3 (0.19%) SAP QM
10 3 (0.19%) Visualfiles
10 3 (0.19%) SAP FI/CO
10 3 (0.19%) Maximo
10 3 (0.19%) Dynamics GP
10 3 (0.19%) SAP FI
11 2 (0.13%) Tridion
Cloud Services
1 22 (1.40%) Amazon AWS
2 14 (0.89%) Amazon S3
3 6 (0.38%) GitHub
3 6 (0.38%) Yammer
4 5 (0.32%) Office 365
5 4 (0.25%) Amazon EC2
5 4 (0.25%) SaaS
6 2 (0.13%) Amazon ELB
6 2 (0.13%) SmartFocus
6 2 (0.13%) AWS CloudFormation
6 2 (0.13%) Virtual Private Cloud
7 1 (0.064%) Google Compute Engine
7 1 (0.064%) Google Cloud Platform
7 1 (0.064%) PaaS
7 1 (0.064%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 66 (4.20%) Network Security
2 58 (3.69%) Firewall
3 42 (2.68%) Internet
4 40 (2.55%) LAN
5 39 (2.48%) Wireless
6 37 (2.36%) Intranet
6 37 (2.36%) WAN
7 34 (2.17%) TCP/IP
8 22 (1.40%) DNS
9 20 (1.27%) SAN
9 20 (1.27%) DHCP
10 18 (1.15%) VPN
11 14 (0.89%) FTP
12 12 (0.76%) HTTP
13 11 (0.70%) VoIP
14 10 (0.64%) Cisco ASA
15 9 (0.57%) UMTS
15 9 (0.57%) Ethernet
15 9 (0.57%) GPRS
16 8 (0.51%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 290 (18.47%) SQL Server
2 88 (5.61%) Relational Database
3 85 (5.41%) SQL Server 2008
4 74 (4.71%) MySQL
5 56 (3.57%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 50 (3.18%) SQL Server 2012
7 40 (2.55%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 39 (2.48%) Data Warehouse
9 34 (2.17%) Oracle Database
10 28 (1.78%) RDBMS
11 20 (1.27%) SQL Server 2005
12 18 (1.15%) Crystal Reports
13 16 (1.02%) Oracle Reports
14 15 (0.96%) MongoDB
15 12 (0.76%) Amazon DynamoDB
16 11 (0.70%) SAS Enterprise Guide
17 10 (0.64%) Data Mining
18 9 (0.57%) DB2
18 9 (0.57%) PostgreSQL
18 9 (0.57%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 63 (4.01%) JIRA
2 61 (3.89%) Team Foundation Server
3 60 (3.82%) Git (software)
4 46 (2.93%) Visual Studio
4 46 (2.93%) NUnit
5 38 (2.42%) Selenium
6 35 (2.23%) Maven
7 34 (2.17%) Subversion
8 26 (1.66%) MSTest
9 25 (1.59%) Jenkins
10 22 (1.40%) Hudson
10 22 (1.40%) TeamCity
11 20 (1.27%) JUnit
12 19 (1.21%) Eclipse
13 15 (0.96%) Oracle Forms
13 15 (0.96%) Moq
14 13 (0.83%) SoapUI
15 12 (0.76%) WatiN
16 11 (0.70%) Ant
17 10 (0.64%) Rhino Mocks
General
1 334 (21.27%) Finance
2 112 (7.13%) Retail
3 109 (6.94%) Marketing
4 90 (5.73%) Telecoms
5 76 (4.84%) Banking
6 57 (3.63%) Manufacturing
7 44 (2.80%) Games
8 39 (2.48%) Legal
9 36 (2.29%) Billing
9 36 (2.29%) Financial Institution
10 30 (1.91%) Law
11 27 (1.72%) Electronics
12 13 (0.83%) Pharmaceutical
13 12 (0.76%) German Language
14 11 (0.70%) Advertising
15 9 (0.57%) Back Office
15 9 (0.57%) French Language
16 8 (0.51%) Aerospace
17 7 (0.45%) Spanish Language
18 6 (0.38%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 460 (29.30%) Developer
2 182 (11.59%) Analyst
3 125 (7.96%) Software Engineer
4 109 (6.94%) Software Developer
5 99 (6.31%) Project Manager
6 93 (5.92%) Senior Developer
7 91 (5.80%) .NET Developer
8 87 (5.54%) Graduate
8 87 (5.54%) Consultant
9 84 (5.35%) C# Developer
10 74 (4.71%) Junior
11 68 (4.33%) Java Developer
12 67 (4.27%) Web Developer
13 51 (3.25%) Team Leader
14 44 (2.80%) Business Analyst
14 44 (2.80%) Junior Developer
15 42 (2.68%) Support Engineer
16 41 (2.61%) Designer
17 39 (2.48%) Tester
18 35 (2.23%) Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 336 (21.40%) .NET
2 293 (18.66%) HTML
3 248 (15.80%) CSS
4 207 (13.18%) ASP.NET
5 152 (9.68%) jQuery
6 131 (8.34%) Web Services
6 131 (8.34%) XML
7 130 (8.28%) HTML5
8 87 (5.54%) .NET Framework
9 84 (5.35%) ASP.NET MVC
10 71 (4.52%) SOAP
11 59 (3.76%) Spring
12 58 (3.69%) Ajax
13 57 (3.63%) J2EE
13 57 (3.63%) JMS
13 57 (3.63%) CSS3
14 54 (3.44%) WCF
15 53 (3.38%) JSON
16 49 (3.12%) Hibernate
17 45 (2.87%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 313 (19.94%) Computer Science
2 243 (15.48%) Analytical Skills
3 126 (8.03%) Management Information System
4 77 (4.90%) User Experience
5 70 (4.46%) Mathematics
6 52 (3.31%) Mobile App
7 50 (3.18%) Enterprise Software
8 34 (2.17%) Algorithms
9 32 (2.04%) Social Media
10 31 (1.97%) Client/Server
11 29 (1.85%) Open Source
12 24 (1.53%) Statistics
12 24 (1.53%) Physics
13 18 (1.15%) Life Science
14 17 (1.08%) Replication
15 14 (0.89%) Visualisation
16 13 (0.83%) NHS
17 12 (0.76%) N-Tier
17 12 (0.76%) Thin Client
17 12 (0.76%) Fat Client
Operating Systems
1 247 (15.73%) Windows
2 147 (9.36%) Linux
3 76 (4.84%) UNIX
4 45 (2.87%) Android
5 43 (2.74%) Apple iOS
6 36 (2.29%) Windows Server 2008
7 27 (1.72%) Windows 7
8 23 (1.46%) Windows XP
9 22 (1.40%) Windows Server 2012
10 12 (0.76%) Solaris
11 10 (0.64%) Windows CE
12 9 (0.57%) Windows Server 2003
13 7 (0.45%) Windows Mobile
14 6 (0.38%) Mac OS
15 5 (0.32%) Mac OS X
16 3 (0.19%) Embedded Linux
16 3 (0.19%) Windows 8
17 2 (0.13%) Windows Phone
17 2 (0.13%) Windows Vista
17 2 (0.13%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 469 (29.87%) Agile Software Development
2 268 (17.07%) Project Management
3 254 (16.18%) Software Engineering
4 202 (12.87%) MVC
5 176 (11.21%) Scrum
6 160 (10.19%) OO
7 130 (8.28%) ITIL
8 123 (7.83%) PRINCE2
9 118 (7.52%) TDD
10 106 (6.75%) Unit Testing
11 91 (5.80%) Change Management
12 88 (5.61%) E-Commerce
12 88 (5.61%) Mentoring
13 87 (5.54%) Web Development
14 78 (4.97%) Coaching
15 74 (4.71%) CRM
16 71 (4.52%) OOP
16 71 (4.52%) Service Delivery
17 70 (4.46%) Time Management
18 58 (3.69%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 454 (28.92%) SQL
2 334 (21.27%) C#
3 286 (18.22%) JavaScript
4 278 (17.71%) Java
5 132 (8.41%) C++
6 112 (7.13%) PHP
7 83 (5.29%) C
8 71 (4.52%) T-SQL
9 54 (3.44%) VB.NET
10 30 (1.91%) PL/SQL
11 27 (1.72%) PowerShell
11 27 (1.72%) VB
12 23 (1.46%) Python
13 21 (1.34%) VBA
14 16 (1.02%) PHP5
15 13 (0.83%) Ruby
16 12 (0.76%) Embedded C
16 12 (0.76%) Embedded C++
17 10 (0.64%) VBScript
17 10 (0.64%) RPG
Qualifications
1 52 (3.31%) Microsoft Certification
2 45 (2.87%) ISEB
3 42 (2.68%) ISTQB
4 36 (2.29%) HND
5 32 (2.04%) Cisco Certification
6 29 (1.85%) CCNA
7 26 (1.66%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
8 23 (1.46%) PMI Certification
9 22 (1.40%) MCSE
10 21 (1.34%) CISSP
11 20 (1.27%) PMP
12 19 (1.21%) HNC
13 18 (1.15%) ITIL Certification
14 17 (1.08%) MCP
15 14 (0.89%) PRINCE2 Certification
15 14 (0.89%) Security Cleared
16 13 (0.83%) MCSA
17 12 (0.76%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
18 11 (0.70%) CCNP
19 9 (0.57%) MCITP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 91 (5.80%) QA
2 47 (2.99%) SLA
3 22 (1.40%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 11 (0.70%) ISO 9001
5 6 (0.38%) COBIT
5 6 (0.38%) ISO/IEC 17799
6 4 (0.25%) JSP 440
6 4 (0.25%) PCI DSS
7 2 (0.13%) GAMP
8 1 (0.064%) GMP
8 1 (0.064%) GLP
8 1 (0.064%) ISO 9000
8 1 (0.064%) TickIT
8 1 (0.064%) ISO 14001
8 1 (0.064%) IEC 61508
8 1 (0.064%) HL7
System Software
1 58 (3.69%) Active Directory
2 37 (2.36%) VMware Infrastructure
3 11 (0.70%) Hyper-V
3 11 (0.70%) XenApp
4 8 (0.51%) Firmware
5 6 (0.38%) Microsoft App-V
5 6 (0.38%) XenDesktop
5 6 (0.38%) vSphere
6 4 (0.25%) VMware Server
7 3 (0.19%) Snort
8 2 (0.13%) VMware ESXi
9 1 (0.064%) vCloud
9 1 (0.064%) HDFS
9 1 (0.064%) GPFS
9 1 (0.064%) Terminal Server
9 1 (0.064%) Terminal Services
Systems Management
1 14 (0.89%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
2 6 (0.38%) Backup Exec
3 4 (0.25%) Nessus
3 4 (0.25%) WSUS
3 4 (0.25%) Tivoli
3 4 (0.25%) Tivoli Storage Manager
3 4 (0.25%) SCCM
3 4 (0.25%) Puppet
4 3 (0.19%) Nmap
4 3 (0.19%) ServiceCenter
5 2 (0.13%) Hyperic
5 2 (0.13%) HP Quality Center
5 2 (0.13%) Plesk
5 2 (0.13%) HP Data Protector
6 1 (0.064%) ZABBIX
6 1 (0.064%) SCOM
6 1 (0.064%) Opscode Chef
6 1 (0.064%) EMC NetWorker
6 1 (0.064%) Nagios
6 1 (0.064%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
Vendors
1 286 (18.22%) Microsoft
2 144 (9.17%) Oracle
3 76 (4.84%) VMware
4 47 (2.99%) SAP
5 46 (2.93%) Cisco
6 36 (2.29%) Citrix
7 30 (1.91%) Twitter
8 18 (1.15%) IBM
8 18 (1.15%) Google
9 17 (1.08%) Adobe
9 17 (1.08%) Facebook
10 16 (1.02%) Juniper
10 16 (1.02%) NetApp
11 15 (0.96%) DevExpress
12 14 (0.89%) BT
12 14 (0.89%) EMC
12 14 (0.89%) HP
13 12 (0.76%) Dell
13 12 (0.76%) Telerik
14 11 (0.70%) Sitecore
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Salary: £18000 - £22000 per annum + OTE 35K
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Salary: £30000 - £36000 per annum + Benefits
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Salary: £30,000 - £45,000+ PA depending on experience
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Salary: training
Posted: Yesterday
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EasyWebRecruitment.com
Salary: £30,000 - £50,000 PA depending on experience
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Venturi
Salary: £20000.00 - £25000.00 per annum + training
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