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 27 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
27 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Degree
Rank 15 16 14
Rank change year-on-year
+1 -2
Permanent jobs citing Degree 812 767 956
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 11.08% 10.98% 12.83%
As % of the Qualifications category 48.13% 48.09% 49.66%
Number of salaries quoted 580 675 741
Average salary £38,500 £35,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+10.00% -
90% offered a salary of more than £21,500 £21,000 £21,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £60,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £38,500 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+2.66% -
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
1687 1595 1925
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 23.02% 22.83% 25.83%
Number of salaries quoted 1287 1349 1629
Average salary £37,500 £40,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-6.25% +14.28%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,500 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £57,000 £55,000 £65,000
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 27 August 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 27 August 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 0 499 £37,500 +7.14% 93
Cheshire -3 187 £37,500 - 27
Merseyside +2 65 £50,000 +35.13% 18
Lancashire -6 45 £40,000 +63.26% 15
Cumbria +2 3 £33,314 -16.71% 4
Degree
England

Degree
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 27 August 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.

1 458 (29.40%) SQL
2 412 (26.44%) .NET
3 398 (25.55%) SQL Server
4 390 (25.03%) Computer Science
5 349 (22.40%) C#
5 349 (22.40%) HTML
6 347 (22.27%) Finance
7 335 (21.50%) Microsoft
8 301 (19.32%) JavaScript
9 261 (16.75%) Project Management
10 252 (16.17%) CSS
11 218 (13.99%) ASP.NET
11 218 (13.99%) Windows
12 217 (13.93%) MS Excel
13 203 (13.03%) Java
14 185 (11.87%) MVC
15 183 (11.75%) OO
16 168 (10.78%) Agile Software Development
17 164 (10.53%) XML
18 147 (9.44%) Scrum
19 146 (9.37%) ITIL
19 146 (9.37%) Marketing
20 136 (8.73%) Mathematics
21 134 (8.60%) jQuery
21 134 (8.60%) Analytics
22 132 (8.47%) Oracle
23 130 (8.34%) Linux
24 129 (8.28%) E-Commerce
25 125 (8.02%) HTML5
26 124 (7.96%) TDD

Degree
Top Related IT Skills in the North West by Category

For the 6 months to 27 August 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 77 (4.94%) SAS
2 62 (3.98%) SharePoint
3 36 (2.31%) MS Exchange
4 34 (2.18%) IIS
5 27 (1.73%) CMS
6 22 (1.41%) Tomcat
7 21 (1.35%) Apache
7 21 (1.35%) Lync
8 15 (0.96%) WebLogic
9 13 (0.83%) Exchange Server 2010
10 12 (0.77%) TIBCO EMS
11 10 (0.64%) WebSphere
12 9 (0.58%) WordPress
13 6 (0.39%) SharePoint 2010
14 5 (0.32%) Oracle Spatial
15 4 (0.26%) Exchange Server 2003
15 4 (0.26%) Sitecore CMS
15 4 (0.26%) Exchange Server 2013
15 4 (0.26%) WebSphere Application Server
15 4 (0.26%) WebLogic Portal
Applications
1 217 (13.93%) MS Excel
2 80 (5.13%) MS Office
3 32 (2.05%) MS PowerPoint
4 24 (1.54%) MS Project
5 18 (1.16%) Photoshop
6 14 (0.90%) MS Visio
7 13 (0.83%) SPSS
7 13 (0.83%) Spreadsheet
8 6 (0.39%) Adobe After Effects
9 4 (0.26%) Adobe Illustrator
9 4 (0.26%) FastStats
10 2 (0.13%) SketchUp
10 2 (0.13%) Revit
10 2 (0.13%) AutoCAD
11 1 (0.064%) Maya
11 1 (0.064%) QuarkXPress
11 1 (0.064%) PowerPivot
11 1 (0.064%) Windchill
Business Applications
1 45 (2.89%) Magento
2 25 (1.60%) Google Analytics
3 21 (1.35%) SAP FI
3 21 (1.35%) SAP FI/CO
3 21 (1.35%) SAP CO
4 16 (1.03%) Dynamics CRM
5 12 (0.77%) BusinessWorks
6 8 (0.51%) Dynamics AX
6 8 (0.51%) SAP AFS
6 8 (0.51%) Sage 1000
7 7 (0.45%) SAP ERP
8 6 (0.39%) SAP MM
8 6 (0.39%) PeopleSoft Financials
9 5 (0.32%) Oracle Applications
9 5 (0.32%) SAP BPC
9 5 (0.32%) Dynamics NAV
10 4 (0.26%) Oracle EBS
11 3 (0.19%) SAP SD
11 3 (0.19%) WebTrends
12 2 (0.13%) SAP WM
Cloud Services
1 22 (1.41%) Office 365
2 18 (1.16%) Microsoft Azure
3 7 (0.45%) Cloud Computing
4 6 (0.39%) SaaS
5 5 (0.32%) Amazon AWS
5 5 (0.32%) GitHub
6 2 (0.13%) PaaS
7 1 (0.064%) Amazon SQS
7 1 (0.064%) Route 53
7 1 (0.064%) Amazon EC2
7 1 (0.064%) Amazon S3
7 1 (0.064%) IaaS
7 1 (0.064%) Amazon ELB
Communications & Networking
1 45 (2.89%) Firewall
2 44 (2.82%) SAN
3 26 (1.67%) TCP/IP
3 26 (1.67%) DNS
4 25 (1.60%) NAS
5 23 (1.48%) VPN
6 22 (1.41%) WAN
7 20 (1.28%) LAN
7 20 (1.28%) Internet
8 18 (1.16%) DHCP
9 17 (1.09%) Intranet
10 14 (0.90%) Network Security
11 11 (0.71%) iSCSI
11 11 (0.71%) Broadband
12 10 (0.64%) Ethernet
13 9 (0.58%) HTTP
13 9 (0.58%) MPLS
14 7 (0.45%) VoIP
14 7 (0.45%) VLAN
15 6 (0.39%) DMZ
Database & Business Intelligence
1 398 (25.55%) SQL Server
2 115 (7.38%) Relational Database
3 93 (5.97%) SQL Server 2008
4 78 (5.01%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 76 (4.88%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 70 (4.49%) MySQL
7 58 (3.72%) Data Warehouse
8 56 (3.59%) SQL Server 2005
8 56 (3.59%) SQL Server 2012
9 45 (2.89%) SQL Server Analysis Services
10 35 (2.25%) DB2
10 35 (2.25%) Data Mining
11 23 (1.48%) BusinessObjects
12 22 (1.41%) SAP BW
13 20 (1.28%) Oracle Database
14 19 (1.22%) OLAP
15 18 (1.16%) Microsoft Analysis Services
16 16 (1.03%) PostgreSQL
16 16 (1.03%) RDBMS
17 14 (0.90%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 56 (3.59%) Team Foundation Server
2 55 (3.53%) Visual Studio
3 42 (2.70%) Eclipse
4 38 (2.44%) NUnit
5 33 (2.12%) Git (software)
6 32 (2.05%) Moq
7 20 (1.28%) JUnit
8 15 (0.96%) Subversion
9 12 (0.77%) Selenium
10 11 (0.71%) Jenkins
11 9 (0.58%) Mockito
11 9 (0.58%) SpecFlow
12 8 (0.51%) Maven
12 8 (0.51%) ReSharper
13 7 (0.45%) JIRA
13 7 (0.45%) Ant
14 6 (0.39%) Oracle Forms
14 6 (0.39%) Dreamweaver
14 6 (0.39%) Xcode
14 6 (0.39%) Gerrit
General
1 347 (22.27%) Finance
2 146 (9.37%) Marketing
3 115 (7.38%) Retail
4 43 (2.76%) Manufacturing
5 40 (2.57%) Banking
6 39 (2.50%) Telecoms
7 26 (1.67%) Legal
8 24 (1.54%) Advertising
9 21 (1.35%) Games
10 20 (1.28%) Pharmaceutical
11 12 (0.77%) Aerospace
12 11 (0.71%) Financial Institution
13 10 (0.64%) Multimedia
14 9 (0.58%) Law
14 9 (0.58%) German Language
15 8 (0.51%) Electronics
16 7 (0.45%) Back Office
17 6 (0.39%) Local Government
17 6 (0.39%) Retail Banking
18 4 (0.26%) Military
Job Titles
1 545 (34.98%) Developer
2 249 (15.98%) Analyst
3 145 (9.31%) .NET Developer
4 125 (8.02%) Graduate
5 110 (7.06%) C# Developer
6 106 (6.80%) Software Developer
7 97 (6.23%) Senior Developer
8 96 (6.16%) Junior
9 78 (5.01%) C# .NET Developer
10 72 (4.62%) Project Manager
11 70 (4.49%) Consultant
12 59 (3.79%) Java Developer
13 58 (3.72%) Graduate Developer
14 57 (3.66%) Senior Analyst
14 57 (3.66%) Web Developer
15 56 (3.59%) Junior Developer
16 54 (3.47%) Business Analyst
17 50 (3.21%) Architect
18 48 (3.08%) Team Leader
19 43 (2.76%) PHP Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 412 (26.44%) .NET
2 349 (22.40%) HTML
3 252 (16.17%) CSS
4 218 (13.99%) ASP.NET
5 164 (10.53%) XML
6 134 (8.60%) jQuery
7 125 (8.02%) HTML5
8 117 (7.51%) Web Services
9 111 (7.12%) .NET Framework
10 91 (5.84%) LINQ
11 87 (5.58%) WCF
12 69 (4.43%) XSLT
13 68 (4.36%) WPF
14 63 (4.04%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
15 53 (3.40%) ASP.NET MVC
16 49 (3.15%) SOAP
17 48 (3.08%) Ajax
17 48 (3.08%) Spring
18 46 (2.95%) RESTful
19 44 (2.82%) ADO.NET
Miscellaneous
1 390 (25.03%) Computer Science
2 136 (8.73%) Mathematics
3 80 (5.13%) Management Information System
4 59 (3.79%) Statistics
5 56 (3.59%) Mobile App
6 54 (3.47%) Physics
7 49 (3.15%) Social Media
8 40 (2.57%) Open Source
9 36 (2.31%) Client/Server
10 32 (2.05%) Enterprise Software
11 30 (1.93%) Economics
12 26 (1.67%) N-Tier
13 21 (1.35%) Blackberry
14 20 (1.28%) Replication
15 18 (1.16%) PMI
15 18 (1.16%) Firmware
15 18 (1.16%) iPhone
16 17 (1.09%) Visualisation
16 17 (1.09%) CLARiiON
17 16 (1.03%) EMC Centera
Operating Systems
1 218 (13.99%) Windows
2 130 (8.34%) Linux
3 94 (6.03%) UNIX
4 60 (3.85%) Android
5 51 (3.27%) Apple iOS
6 36 (2.31%) Windows Server 2008
6 36 (2.31%) Windows Server 2003
7 23 (1.48%) Windows Server 2012
8 19 (1.22%) Windows 7
9 10 (0.64%) Windows Phone 8
9 10 (0.64%) Windows Phone
9 10 (0.64%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 8 (0.51%) Windows 8
11 5 (0.32%) Windows XP
12 4 (0.26%) Debian
13 2 (0.13%) Mac OS
13 2 (0.13%) Mac OS X
13 2 (0.13%) VxWorks
13 2 (0.13%) Solaris
14 1 (0.064%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 261 (16.75%) Project Management
2 185 (11.87%) MVC
3 183 (11.75%) OO
4 168 (10.78%) Agile Software Development
5 147 (9.44%) Scrum
6 146 (9.37%) ITIL
7 134 (8.60%) Analytics
8 129 (8.28%) E-Commerce
9 124 (7.96%) TDD
10 116 (7.45%) Software Engineering
11 112 (7.19%) Unit Testing
12 111 (7.12%) Business Intelligence
13 100 (6.42%) OOP
14 98 (6.29%) PRINCE2
15 88 (5.65%) Data Analysis
16 87 (5.58%) Web Development
17 86 (5.52%) Continuous Integration
18 70 (4.49%) SOA
19 69 (4.43%) OOD
20 68 (4.36%) Change Management
Programming Languages
1 458 (29.40%) SQL
2 349 (22.40%) C#
3 301 (19.32%) JavaScript
4 203 (13.03%) Java
5 106 (6.80%) VB.NET
6 98 (6.29%) T-SQL
7 97 (6.23%) PHP
8 62 (3.98%) C
9 53 (3.40%) VB
10 46 (2.95%) Python
11 44 (2.82%) Ruby
12 43 (2.76%) C++
13 37 (2.37%) Perl
14 32 (2.05%) PowerShell
15 30 (1.93%) VBA
16 25 (1.60%) Objective-C
17 17 (1.09%) Shell Script
18 16 (1.03%) TypeScript
19 15 (0.96%) PHP5
20 13 (0.83%) Delphi
Qualifications
1 65 (4.17%) Microsoft Certification
2 44 (2.82%) ISEB
2 44 (2.82%) MCSE
3 27 (1.73%) HND
4 23 (1.48%) Security Cleared
5 22 (1.41%) MCP
5 22 (1.41%) PMI Certification
6 21 (1.35%) MCITP
7 20 (1.28%) Cisco Certification
7 20 (1.28%) ITIL Certification
8 18 (1.16%) CISSP
8 18 (1.16%) ISTQB
9 17 (1.09%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
10 15 (0.96%) MCSA
11 13 (0.83%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
12 12 (0.77%) CCNA
12 12 (0.77%) CISM
13 11 (0.71%) ISSAP
13 11 (0.71%) ISSMP
14 9 (0.58%) MCTS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 76 (4.88%) QA
2 53 (3.40%) SLA
3 9 (0.58%) Sarbanes-Oxley
3 9 (0.58%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 8 (0.51%) PCI DSS
5 7 (0.45%) COBIT
6 5 (0.32%) ISO 9001
7 3 (0.19%) Data Quality
8 2 (0.13%) GMP
8 2 (0.13%) GLP
9 1 (0.064%) HL7
System Software
1 46 (2.95%) VMware Infrastructure
2 40 (2.57%) Active Directory
3 39 (2.50%) Hyper-V
4 19 (1.22%) XenApp
5 14 (0.90%) XenDesktop
5 14 (0.90%) vSphere
6 10 (0.64%) VMware ESXi
6 10 (0.64%) vCloud
7 7 (0.45%) VMFS
7 7 (0.45%) VMware ESX
8 6 (0.39%) VMware Server
9 4 (0.26%) NFS
10 3 (0.19%) Squid
10 3 (0.19%) Oracle RAC
11 2 (0.13%) Oracle RMAN
11 2 (0.13%) Microsoft App-V
12 1 (0.064%) Forefront TMG
Systems Management
1 16 (1.03%) SCCM
2 12 (0.77%) TIBCO Hawk
3 10 (0.64%) SCOM
4 8 (0.51%) SCVMM
4 8 (0.51%) HP Quality Center
5 6 (0.39%) WSUS
6 5 (0.32%) Puppet
6 5 (0.32%) Backup Exec
7 2 (0.13%) Cacti
7 2 (0.13%) Capistrano
7 2 (0.13%) Nagios
8 1 (0.064%) HP SIM
8 1 (0.064%) CA Endevor
8 1 (0.064%) Windows Intune
8 1 (0.064%) FortiGate
8 1 (0.064%) Opscode Chef
8 1 (0.064%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
8 1 (0.064%) MOM
Vendors
1 335 (21.50%) Microsoft
2 132 (8.47%) Oracle
3 72 (4.62%) SAP
4 64 (4.11%) VMware
5 53 (3.40%) Cisco
6 45 (2.89%) Citrix
7 39 (2.50%) Google
8 29 (1.86%) HP
9 28 (1.80%) EMC
10 26 (1.67%) Business Objects
11 24 (1.54%) NetApp
12 14 (0.90%) Avaya
13 13 (0.83%) Red Hat
13 13 (0.83%) Zend
13 13 (0.83%) CheckPoint
13 13 (0.83%) TIBCO
14 12 (0.77%) Coremetrics
14 12 (0.77%) IBM
14 12 (0.77%) Facebook
15 11 (0.71%) Apple
Liverpool, Merseyside
Oho Group Ltd.
Salary: £32000 to £45000 per annum
Posted: 10 hours ago
North West
Spring Technology
Salary: £70000.00 per annum + + Car allowance + Benefits
Posted: 11 hours ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £35000 - £50000 per annum + bens
Posted: 12 hours ago
Wigan, Lancashire
Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £25000 - £30000 per annum + bens
Posted: 12 hours ago
Knutsford, Cheshire
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 40,000 +
Posted: 13 hours ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 55,000 + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 13 hours ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Circle Recruitment
Salary: £50000 - £62000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 13 hours ago
Crewe, Cheshire
Connectus
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 13 hours ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Circle Recruitment
Salary: £20000 - £28000 per annum
Posted: 13 hours ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Technology Sourcing Limited
Salary: From £35,000 to £45,000 per annum + BONUS AND BENEFITS
Posted: 14 hours ago
Altrincham, Cheshire
Actis Recruitment.
Salary: From £35,000 to £50,000 per annum + generous bonus + bens
Posted: 15 hours ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Adria Solutions Ltd
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 16 hours ago
Chorley, Lancashire
Experis Ltd
Salary: £25000.00 per annum
Posted: 21 hours ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Ashdown IT
Salary: £20000 - £25000 per annum
Posted: 21 hours ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Ashdown IT
Salary: £20000 - £25000 per annum + pension & healthcare
Posted: 21 hours ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Circle Recruitment
Salary: £40000 - £70000 per annum + bonus + benefits
Posted: 22 hours ago
Warrington, Cheshire
Oscar Associates (UK) Ltd
Salary: £20000 - £30000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Sale, Cheshire
GE Capital
Salary: Unspecified Competitive + excellent benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Manchester, Lancashire
Circle Recruitment
Salary: £30000 - £38000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Manchester, Lancashire
Staffline Group PLC
Salary: £28000 - £50000 per annum + Basic salary negotiable, Plus B
Posted: Yesterday