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 20 October 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
20 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Degree
Rank 15 19 15
Rank change year-on-year
+4 -4
Permanent jobs citing Degree 817 709 970
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 10.88% 10.52% 13.37%
As % of the Qualifications category 45.36% 45.59% 51.13%
Number of salaries quoted 629 619 785
Average salary £40,000 £35,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+14.28% -
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £20,500 £23,199
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £60,000 £54,100
UK excluding London average salary £39,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+4.00% -
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
1801 1555 1897
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 23.97% 23.08% 26.15%
Number of salaries quoted 1457 1318 1603
Average salary £40,000 £37,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,500 £24,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £55,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £41,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.75% -

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 20 October 2014.

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 20 October 2014. 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
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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 +2 513 £37,500 - 89
Cheshire 0 178 £40,000 +14.28% 63
Merseyside +22 64 £48,200 +37.71% 18
Lancashire -1 40 £41,750 +94.18% 14
Cumbria -3 5 £47,000 +59.32% 7
Degree
England

Degree
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 20 October 2014, 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.

1 443 (27.97%) SQL
2 375 (23.67%) Finance
3 365 (23.04%) SQL Server
4 361 (22.79%) .NET
5 360 (22.73%) Computer Science
6 348 (21.97%) HTML
7 340 (21.46%) Agile Software Development
8 329 (20.77%) C#
9 328 (20.71%) Microsoft
10 293 (18.50%) JavaScript
11 270 (17.05%) Project Management
12 260 (16.41%) CSS
13 255 (16.10%) Analytical Skills
14 222 (14.02%) Windows
15 206 (13.01%) MS Excel
16 202 (12.75%) ASP.NET
17 199 (12.56%) Java
18 183 (11.55%) OO
19 179 (11.30%) MVC
20 146 (9.22%) XML
20 146 (9.22%) ITIL
21 141 (8.90%) Scrum
22 140 (8.84%) Oracle
23 139 (8.78%) Marketing
24 135 (8.52%) Mathematics
24 135 (8.52%) E-Commerce
24 135 (8.52%) Analytics
25 131 (8.27%) Software Engineering
26 128 (8.08%) Linux
27 125 (7.89%) Relational Database

Degree
Top Related IT Skills in the North West by Category

For the 6 months to 20 October 2014, 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 78 (4.92%) SharePoint
2 60 (3.79%) SAS
3 40 (2.53%) MS Exchange
3 40 (2.53%) IIS
4 36 (2.27%) Apache
5 26 (1.64%) CMS
6 21 (1.33%) Lync
7 16 (1.01%) Tomcat
8 15 (0.95%) Exchange Server 2010
8 15 (0.95%) WordPress
9 12 (0.76%) WebLogic
10 11 (0.69%) WebSphere
11 7 (0.44%) SharePoint 2010
12 5 (0.32%) Oracle Spatial
12 5 (0.32%) TIBCO EMS
12 5 (0.32%) WebLogic Portal
13 4 (0.25%) WebSphere Application Server
13 4 (0.25%) JBoss
13 4 (0.25%) Node.js
13 4 (0.25%) Elasticsearch
Applications
1 206 (13.01%) MS Excel
2 87 (5.49%) MS Office
3 37 (2.34%) MS PowerPoint
4 32 (2.02%) MS Project
5 19 (1.20%) MS Visio
5 19 (1.20%) SPSS
6 16 (1.01%) Photoshop
7 15 (0.95%) Spreadsheet
8 8 (0.51%) Adobe Illustrator
9 7 (0.44%) FastStats
10 6 (0.38%) Adobe After Effects
11 4 (0.25%) Windchill
12 2 (0.13%) Fireworks
12 2 (0.13%) AutoCAD
12 2 (0.13%) Adobe Creative Suite
13 1 (0.063%) SketchUp
13 1 (0.063%) PowerPivot
13 1 (0.063%) Maya
13 1 (0.063%) QuarkXPress
13 1 (0.063%) Revit
Business Applications
1 38 (2.40%) Magento
2 27 (1.70%) Google Analytics
3 26 (1.64%) SAP CO
4 25 (1.58%) SAP FI/CO
4 25 (1.58%) SAP FI
5 21 (1.33%) Dynamics CRM
6 13 (0.82%) SAP BPC
7 11 (0.69%) Dynamics AX
8 9 (0.57%) SAP MM
9 8 (0.51%) SAP AFS
10 6 (0.38%) Oracle ERP
10 6 (0.38%) PeopleSoft Financials
10 6 (0.38%) Dynamics NAV
11 5 (0.32%) SAP QM
11 5 (0.32%) SAP ERP
11 5 (0.32%) BusinessWorks
11 5 (0.32%) Oracle Applications
12 4 (0.25%) Oracle EBS
12 4 (0.25%) Teamcenter
13 3 (0.19%) SAP CRM
Cloud Services
1 25 (1.58%) Office 365
2 22 (1.39%) Microsoft Azure
3 10 (0.63%) GitHub
4 9 (0.57%) Amazon AWS
5 7 (0.44%) Cloud Computing
6 2 (0.13%) SaaS
6 2 (0.13%) PaaS
7 1 (0.063%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 46 (2.90%) Firewall
2 42 (2.65%) SAN
3 28 (1.77%) Intranet
4 22 (1.39%) WAN
5 21 (1.33%) TCP/IP
5 21 (1.33%) VPN
5 21 (1.33%) DNS
6 20 (1.26%) LAN
6 20 (1.26%) NAS
7 16 (1.01%) Network Security
8 15 (0.95%) Internet
9 13 (0.82%) DHCP
10 12 (0.76%) HTTP
11 11 (0.69%) Cisco ASA
12 10 (0.63%) Ethernet
13 9 (0.57%) Broadband
13 9 (0.57%) iSCSI
14 8 (0.51%) MPLS
15 7 (0.44%) VLAN
16 6 (0.38%) VPLS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 365 (23.04%) SQL Server
2 125 (7.89%) Relational Database
3 89 (5.62%) MySQL
4 77 (4.86%) SQL Server 2008
5 68 (4.29%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 66 (4.17%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 64 (4.04%) Data Warehouse
8 52 (3.28%) SQL Server 2005
9 40 (2.53%) SQL Server Analysis Services
10 34 (2.15%) SQL Server 2012
10 34 (2.15%) Data Mining
11 23 (1.45%) SAP BW
12 22 (1.39%) DB2
13 17 (1.07%) RDBMS
14 16 (1.01%) Big Data
15 14 (0.88%) OLAP
15 14 (0.88%) Oracle Reports
15 14 (0.88%) BusinessObjects
15 14 (0.88%) PostgreSQL
16 12 (0.76%) SAP Data Services
Development Applications
1 62 (3.91%) Team Foundation Server
2 58 (3.66%) Visual Studio
3 37 (2.34%) Git (software)
4 34 (2.15%) NUnit
5 32 (2.02%) Selenium
6 28 (1.77%) Moq
7 27 (1.70%) Eclipse
8 18 (1.14%) JIRA
9 17 (1.07%) JUnit
10 15 (0.95%) Subversion
10 15 (0.95%) Cucumber
11 10 (0.63%) SpecFlow
12 9 (0.57%) FitNesse
12 9 (0.57%) QuickTest Pro
13 7 (0.44%) ReSharper
13 7 (0.44%) Jenkins
14 6 (0.38%) Maven
14 6 (0.38%) Oracle Forms
14 6 (0.38%) Dreamweaver
15 5 (0.32%) IntelliJ
General
1 375 (23.67%) Finance
2 139 (8.78%) Marketing
3 108 (6.82%) Retail
4 59 (3.72%) Manufacturing
5 51 (3.22%) Banking
6 41 (2.59%) Games
7 36 (2.27%) Telecoms
8 25 (1.58%) Legal
9 22 (1.39%) Advertising
10 17 (1.07%) Law
10 17 (1.07%) Pharmaceutical
11 13 (0.82%) German Language
12 11 (0.69%) Multimedia
13 10 (0.63%) Aerospace
14 9 (0.57%) Financial Institution
15 8 (0.51%) Retail Banking
16 7 (0.44%) Local Government
17 6 (0.38%) Back Office
17 6 (0.38%) Electronics
18 5 (0.32%) Billing
Job Titles
1 524 (33.08%) Developer
2 228 (14.39%) Analyst
3 116 (7.32%) Graduate
4 111 (7.01%) .NET Developer
5 106 (6.69%) Senior Developer
6 101 (6.38%) C# Developer
7 94 (5.93%) Software Developer
7 94 (5.93%) Consultant
8 89 (5.62%) Junior
9 82 (5.18%) Project Manager
10 66 (4.17%) Graduate Developer
10 66 (4.17%) C# .NET Developer
11 60 (3.79%) PHP Developer
12 59 (3.72%) Java Developer
13 58 (3.66%) Business Analyst
14 57 (3.60%) Junior Developer
15 54 (3.41%) Web Developer
16 49 (3.09%) Senior Analyst
17 44 (2.78%) Architect
18 39 (2.46%) Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 361 (22.79%) .NET
2 348 (21.97%) HTML
3 260 (16.41%) CSS
4 202 (12.75%) ASP.NET
5 146 (9.22%) XML
6 124 (7.83%) jQuery
7 117 (7.39%) Web Services
7 117 (7.39%) HTML5
8 93 (5.87%) .NET Framework
9 82 (5.18%) WCF
9 82 (5.18%) LINQ
10 69 (4.36%) WPF
11 65 (4.10%) SOAP
12 59 (3.72%) XSLT
13 57 (3.60%) RESTful
14 48 (3.03%) ASP.NET MVC
15 45 (2.84%) WinForms
16 44 (2.78%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
17 40 (2.53%) CSS3
18 38 (2.40%) J2EE
Miscellaneous
1 360 (22.73%) Computer Science
2 255 (16.10%) Analytical Skills
3 135 (8.52%) Mathematics
4 86 (5.43%) Management Information System
5 67 (4.23%) User Experience
6 60 (3.79%) Statistics
7 51 (3.22%) Open Source
8 49 (3.09%) Physics
9 44 (2.78%) Social Media
10 41 (2.59%) Mobile App
11 31 (1.96%) Enterprise Software
12 28 (1.77%) Client/Server
13 27 (1.70%) Economics
14 25 (1.58%) N-Tier
15 23 (1.45%) Blackberry
16 22 (1.39%) FMCG
17 18 (1.14%) iPhone
17 18 (1.14%) PMI
18 16 (1.01%) Thin Client
18 16 (1.01%) Fat Client
Operating Systems
1 222 (14.02%) Windows
2 128 (8.08%) Linux
3 93 (5.87%) UNIX
4 53 (3.35%) Android
5 45 (2.84%) Apple iOS
6 35 (2.21%) Windows Server 2008
7 25 (1.58%) Windows Server 2003
8 20 (1.26%) Windows 7
9 15 (0.95%) Windows Server 2012
10 10 (0.63%) Windows Phone 8
10 10 (0.63%) Windows Phone
11 7 (0.44%) Windows 8
12 5 (0.32%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
12 5 (0.32%) Windows XP
13 3 (0.19%) Mac OS X
14 2 (0.13%) Mac OS
14 2 (0.13%) VxWorks
14 2 (0.13%) Debian
14 2 (0.13%) Solaris
15 1 (0.063%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 340 (21.46%) Agile Software Development
2 270 (17.05%) Project Management
3 183 (11.55%) OO
4 179 (11.30%) MVC
5 146 (9.22%) ITIL
6 141 (8.90%) Scrum
7 135 (8.52%) E-Commerce
7 135 (8.52%) Analytics
8 131 (8.27%) Software Engineering
9 115 (7.26%) Mentoring
10 108 (6.82%) Business Intelligence
10 108 (6.82%) PRINCE2
10 108 (6.82%) OOP
11 98 (6.19%) Unit Testing
12 93 (5.87%) TDD
13 82 (5.18%) Service Delivery
14 80 (5.05%) Business Analysis
15 79 (4.99%) Web Development
16 76 (4.80%) Continuous Integration
16 76 (4.80%) CRM
Programming Languages
1 443 (27.97%) SQL
2 329 (20.77%) C#
3 293 (18.50%) JavaScript
4 199 (12.56%) Java
5 109 (6.88%) PHP
6 92 (5.81%) T-SQL
7 85 (5.37%) VB.NET
8 52 (3.28%) C
9 46 (2.90%) C++
10 42 (2.65%) VB
11 30 (1.89%) VBA
12 29 (1.83%) Python
13 28 (1.77%) Perl
14 25 (1.58%) Objective-C
15 23 (1.45%) Ruby
15 23 (1.45%) PowerShell
16 20 (1.26%) PHP5
17 14 (0.88%) TypeScript
17 14 (0.88%) Delphi
18 10 (0.63%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 54 (3.41%) Microsoft Certification
2 45 (2.84%) ISEB
3 34 (2.15%) MCSE
4 33 (2.08%) ITIL Certification
5 29 (1.83%) CISSP
6 26 (1.64%) ISTQB
7 25 (1.58%) PMI Certification
8 24 (1.52%) HND
8 24 (1.52%) Security Cleared
9 22 (1.39%) Cisco Certification
10 19 (1.20%) CISM
10 19 (1.20%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
10 19 (1.20%) MCITP
11 18 (1.14%) ISSAP
11 18 (1.14%) ISSMP
12 16 (1.01%) MCSA
13 15 (0.95%) CCNA
14 14 (0.88%) MCP
15 11 (0.69%) PRINCE2 Certification
15 11 (0.69%) MBA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 93 (5.87%) QA
2 61 (3.85%) SLA
3 14 (0.88%) PCI DSS
4 10 (0.63%) COBIT
4 10 (0.63%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 8 (0.51%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 4 (0.25%) ISO 9001
7 3 (0.19%) Data Quality
8 2 (0.13%) GMP
8 2 (0.13%) GLP
9 1 (0.063%) ISO/IEC 12207
9 1 (0.063%) HL7
9 1 (0.063%) IEC 61508
System Software
1 45 (2.84%) VMware Infrastructure
2 36 (2.27%) Active Directory
3 25 (1.58%) Hyper-V
4 17 (1.07%) XenApp
5 14 (0.88%) vSphere
6 12 (0.76%) Firmware
7 11 (0.69%) XenDesktop
7 11 (0.69%) VMware ESXi
8 10 (0.63%) vCloud
9 7 (0.44%) VMFS
9 7 (0.44%) VMware ESX
10 6 (0.38%) VMware Server
11 2 (0.13%) Terminal Services
12 1 (0.063%) Microsoft App-V
12 1 (0.063%) Squid
Systems Management
1 11 (0.69%) SCCM
2 7 (0.44%) WSUS
2 7 (0.44%) HP Quality Center
3 5 (0.32%) TIBCO Hawk
3 5 (0.32%) Backup Exec
4 4 (0.25%) Puppet
5 3 (0.19%) Nagios
5 3 (0.19%) SCOM
5 3 (0.19%) SCVMM
6 2 (0.13%) Cacti
6 2 (0.13%) Capistrano
7 1 (0.063%) FortiGate
7 1 (0.063%) Opscode Chef
7 1 (0.063%) Hyperic
7 1 (0.063%) Opsview
7 1 (0.063%) Mesos
7 1 (0.063%) CA Endevor
Vendors
1 328 (20.71%) Microsoft
2 140 (8.84%) Oracle
3 90 (5.68%) SAP
4 61 (3.85%) VMware
5 55 (3.47%) Cisco
6 47 (2.97%) Citrix
7 31 (1.96%) Google
8 26 (1.64%) HP
9 21 (1.33%) EMC
10 19 (1.20%) Business Objects
11 18 (1.14%) Teradata
12 17 (1.07%) CheckPoint
13 16 (1.01%) NetApp
13 16 (1.01%) Informatica
14 12 (0.76%) Zend
14 12 (0.76%) Apple
15 11 (0.69%) Coremetrics
15 11 (0.69%) Hyperion
15 11 (0.69%) Juniper
15 11 (0.69%) Adobe
Manchester, Lancashire
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 55,000 + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 7 hours ago
Liverpool, Merseyside
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 35,000 - 45,000
Posted: 7 hours ago
Nantwich, Cheshire
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 35k + 10% Pension + 25 Hols + Bonus
Posted: 7 hours ago
Knutsford, Cheshire
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 35,000 - 42,000 + Bens
Posted: 7 hours ago
Altrincham, Cheshire
Ascent People Ltd
Salary: £28000 - £34000 per annum + Car Allowance
Posted: 8 hours ago
Cumbria
Intapeople
Salary: £0
Posted: 9 hours ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Cadence Resourcing
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + excellent benefits
Posted: 9 hours ago
Macclesfield, Cheshire
Adria Solutions Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £50000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 10 hours ago
Macclesfield, Cheshire
EasyWebRecruitment.com
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 10 hours ago
Chester, Cheshire
GrowHow
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 10 hours ago
Macclesfield, Cheshire
EasyWebRecruitment.com
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 11 hours ago
Stockport, Cheshire
Adria Solutions Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + Fantastic Benefits
Posted: 11 hours ago
Blackburn, Lancashire
Actis Recruitment.
Salary: From £30,000 to £40,000 per annum car + share ownership scheme + bens
Posted: 11 hours ago
Cheshire
Spring Technology
Salary: £35000.00 - £45000.00 per annum
Posted: 11 hours ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Saxon Recruitment Solutions
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + + Excellent Bonus
Posted: 12 hours ago
Stockport, Cheshire
Applause IT Innovation
Salary: £35000 - £37000 per annum + +Bens
Posted: 15 hours ago
Chester, Cheshire
Applause IT Innovation
Salary: £18000 - £22000 per annum + +Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 15 hours ago
Chester, Cheshire
Applause IT Innovation
Salary: £35000 - £42000 per annum + +Benefits+Bonus
Posted: 15 hours ago
Wilmslow, Cheshire
Resource Management
Salary: £25500 per annum
Posted: 15 hours ago
Manchester, Lancashire
QUANTICA
Salary: £25000 per annum
Posted: 16 hours ago