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 16 January 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
16 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Degree
England / North West
Rank 18 13 18
Rank change year-on-year
-5 +5
Permanent jobs citing Degree 653 723 711
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 11.06% 13.29% 10.42%
As % of the Qualifications category 49.58% 48.23% 41.80%
Number of salaries quoted 488 525 575
Median salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £23,950 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £55,000 £54,999
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-3.61% +3.75%

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
1317 1499 1701
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 22.31% 27.55% 24.93%
Number of salaries quoted 1003 1161 1425
Median salary £40,000 £37,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+6.66% -6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,500 £24,000 £23,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £60,000 £55,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £42,500

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 16 January 2017.

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 16 January 2017. 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 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 -3 428 £40,000 -5.88% 60
Cheshire -2 100 £40,000 +11.11% 30
Lancashire -10 55 £32,500 -16.66% 11
Merseyside -18 49 £35,000 -12.50% 9
Cumbria -5 2 £67,500 +28.57%
Degree
England

Degree
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 16 January 2017, 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.

1 394 (31.27%) Agile Software Development
2 389 (30.87%) Computer Science
3 290 (23.02%) SQL
4 276 (21.90%) JavaScript
5 266 (21.11%) HTML
6 257 (20.40%) C#
7 231 (18.33%) CSS
8 230 (18.25%) .NET
9 229 (18.17%) Java
10 211 (16.75%) Finance
11 207 (16.43%) Analytical Skills
12 206 (16.35%) Software Engineering
13 205 (16.27%) Microsoft
14 196 (15.56%) jQuery
15 178 (14.13%) SQL Server
16 145 (11.51%) Scrum
17 143 (11.35%) MS Excel
18 142 (11.27%) Information Security
18 142 (11.27%) MVC
19 141 (11.19%) Oracle
19 141 (11.19%) PHP
20 135 (10.71%) ASP.NET
21 123 (9.76%) Windows
21 123 (9.76%) Linux
22 115 (9.13%) SDLC
23 113 (8.97%) C
24 112 (8.89%) Project Management
25 111 (8.81%) Analytics
26 110 (8.73%) Web Development
27 107 (8.49%) AngularJS

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 56 (4.44%) IIS
2 53 (4.21%) SharePoint
3 34 (2.70%) Apache Pig
3 34 (2.70%) Apache Spark
3 34 (2.70%) Elasticsearch
4 33 (2.62%) Apache
5 27 (2.14%) Tomcat
6 24 (1.90%) SAS
7 21 (1.67%) Confluence
7 21 (1.67%) MS Exchange
8 20 (1.59%) WordPress
9 19 (1.51%) WebLogic
10 17 (1.35%) JBoss
11 15 (1.19%) CMS
12 14 (1.11%) BizTalk Server
13 8 (0.63%) WebSphere
14 7 (0.56%) Exchange Server 2010
15 6 (0.48%) Exchange Server 2013
15 6 (0.48%) OpenStack
16 5 (0.40%) Umbraco
Applications
1 143 (11.35%) MS Excel
2 77 (6.11%) MS Office
3 55 (4.37%) MS PowerPoint
4 22 (1.75%) Acrobat
4 22 (1.75%) Camtasia
4 22 (1.75%) Snagit
5 15 (1.19%) MS Visio
6 14 (1.11%) Photoshop
7 11 (0.87%) Adobe Illustrator
7 11 (0.87%) SPSS
8 9 (0.71%) Stata
9 7 (0.56%) InDesign
10 3 (0.24%) Adobe Creative Suite
10 3 (0.24%) Spreadsheet
11 2 (0.16%) Adobe After Effects
11 2 (0.16%) AutoCAD
11 2 (0.16%) Maya
11 2 (0.16%) ZBrush
12 1 (0.079%) MS Project
12 1 (0.079%) SOLIDWORKS
Business Applications
1 13 (1.03%) Dynamics CRM
2 10 (0.79%) Payment Gateway
3 9 (0.71%) Dynamics AX
4 8 (0.63%) Magento
5 6 (0.48%) SAP Oil and Gas
6 5 (0.40%) Dynamics NAV
6 5 (0.40%) Oracle Financials
7 4 (0.32%) SAP AFS
7 4 (0.32%) SAP CO
7 4 (0.32%) SAP FI
7 4 (0.32%) SAP FI/CO
7 4 (0.32%) SAP MM
7 4 (0.32%) SAP PP
7 4 (0.32%) SAP SCM
8 3 (0.24%) Oracle EBS
8 3 (0.24%) Oracle EBS R12
8 3 (0.24%) SAP GRC
9 2 (0.16%) FastStats
9 2 (0.16%) Oracle Payables
9 2 (0.16%) Oracle Receivables
Cloud Services
1 27 (2.14%) Microsoft Azure
1 27 (2.14%) SaaS
2 25 (1.98%) Amazon AWS
2 25 (1.98%) PaaS
3 24 (1.90%) IaaS
4 10 (0.79%) Cloud Computing
4 10 (0.79%) Google Analytics
4 10 (0.79%) Google Cloud Platform
5 8 (0.63%) GitHub
6 4 (0.32%) Office 365
7 3 (0.24%) iPaaS
8 2 (0.16%) Google Play
8 2 (0.16%) SuccessFactors
9 1 (0.079%) Amazon EC2
9 1 (0.079%) Amazon S3
9 1 (0.079%) Google Tag Manager
9 1 (0.079%) MailChimp
Communications & Networking
1 57 (4.52%) VPN
2 44 (3.49%) LAN
2 44 (3.49%) WAN
3 42 (3.33%) Firewall
4 36 (2.86%) Network Security
5 32 (2.54%) DHCP
6 29 (2.30%) SAN
6 29 (2.30%) TCP/IP
6 29 (2.30%) Wireless
7 22 (1.75%) DNS
7 22 (1.75%) Internet
8 16 (1.27%) SSL
9 15 (1.19%) Cisco Wireless
9 15 (1.19%) Intrusion Detection
10 10 (0.79%) DDNS
10 10 (0.79%) IPsec
11 9 (0.71%) MPLS
12 8 (0.63%) HTTP
12 8 (0.63%) IPv4
12 8 (0.63%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 178 (14.13%) SQL Server
2 90 (7.14%) MySQL
3 60 (4.76%) Relational Database
4 58 (4.60%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 57 (4.52%) RDBMS
6 48 (3.81%) NoSQL
7 46 (3.65%) Big Data
8 44 (3.49%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 38 (3.02%) MongoDB
10 35 (2.78%) Hadoop
11 34 (2.70%) Apache Hive
12 27 (2.14%) SQL Server 2008
13 21 (1.67%) SQL Server 2014
14 16 (1.27%) SQL Server 2012
15 14 (1.11%) DB2
15 14 (1.11%) SQL Server 2000
15 14 (1.11%) SQL Server Analysis Services
16 13 (1.03%) SQL Server 2005
17 12 (0.95%) Data Warehouse
18 9 (0.71%) Data Mining
Development Applications
1 78 (6.19%) JIRA
2 76 (6.03%) Git (software)
3 58 (4.60%) Selenium
4 45 (3.57%) Visual Studio
5 41 (3.25%) Subversion
6 36 (2.86%) Team Foundation Server
7 33 (2.62%) Cucumber
8 22 (1.75%) Jenkins
9 19 (1.51%) Mercurial
10 13 (1.03%) Gradle
11 12 (0.95%) HP UFT
11 12 (0.95%) NUnit
11 12 (0.95%) TeamCity
12 10 (0.79%) AccuRev
12 10 (0.79%) FitNesse
13 9 (0.71%) Atlassian Bamboo
14 8 (0.63%) Maven
15 7 (0.56%) JIRA Agile
16 6 (0.48%) Octopus Deploy
16 6 (0.48%) SpecFlow
General
1 211 (16.75%) Finance
2 91 (7.22%) Banking
3 80 (6.35%) Marketing
4 52 (4.13%) Retail
5 51 (4.05%) Military
6 45 (3.57%) Manufacturing
7 42 (3.33%) Telecoms
8 39 (3.10%) Legal
9 31 (2.46%) Electronics
9 31 (2.46%) Games
9 31 (2.46%) Law
10 25 (1.98%) French Language
11 22 (1.75%) German Language
12 17 (1.35%) Billing
13 12 (0.95%) Financial Institution
14 11 (0.87%) Corporate Banking
15 9 (0.71%) Pharmaceutical
16 7 (0.56%) Multimedia
17 6 (0.48%) Advertising
17 6 (0.48%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 379 (30.08%) Developer
2 190 (15.08%) Analyst
3 92 (7.30%) .NET Developer
4 89 (7.06%) Graduate
5 87 (6.90%) Software Engineer
6 85 (6.75%) C# Developer
7 83 (6.59%) Consultant
8 80 (6.35%) Software Developer
9 79 (6.27%) JavaScript Developer
10 74 (5.87%) Business Analyst
11 71 (5.63%) C# .NET Developer
12 62 (4.92%) Architect
13 57 (4.52%) Java Developer
14 52 (4.13%) Junior
14 52 (4.13%) SQL Developer
15 49 (3.89%) Senior Developer
16 46 (3.65%) PHP Developer
17 38 (3.02%) Java Software Developer
18 36 (2.86%) Graduate Developer
18 36 (2.86%) IT Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 266 (21.11%) HTML
2 231 (18.33%) CSS
3 230 (18.25%) .NET
4 196 (15.56%) jQuery
5 135 (10.71%) ASP.NET
6 107 (8.49%) AngularJS
7 106 (8.41%) HTML5
8 88 (6.98%) Web Services
9 86 (6.83%) .NET Framework
10 75 (5.95%) CSS3
11 73 (5.79%) Spring
12 70 (5.56%) Node.js
13 63 (5.00%) ASP.NET MVC
14 60 (4.76%) Java EE
15 56 (4.44%) Middleware
16 53 (4.21%) Twitter Bootstrap
17 49 (3.89%) Hibernate
18 47 (3.73%) XML
19 40 (3.17%) Entity Framework
20 35 (2.78%) Apache Camel
Miscellaneous
1 389 (30.87%) Computer Science
2 207 (16.43%) Analytical Skills
3 96 (7.62%) Mathematics
4 83 (6.59%) Management Information System
5 74 (5.87%) Algorithms
6 64 (5.08%) Data Centre
7 63 (5.00%) iPad
7 63 (5.00%) User Experience
8 59 (4.68%) Visualisation
9 43 (3.41%) Data Structures
10 36 (2.86%) Mobile App
11 35 (2.78%) Statistics
12 24 (1.90%) PKI
13 22 (1.75%) Security Operations Centre
14 21 (1.67%) Physics
14 21 (1.67%) Video Conferencing
15 20 (1.59%) Driving Licence
16 19 (1.51%) Economics
17 18 (1.43%) Enterprise Software
18 17 (1.35%) Smart Meter
Operating Systems
1 123 (9.76%) Linux
1 123 (9.76%) Windows
2 45 (3.57%) Windows Server
3 34 (2.70%) Windows 7
4 30 (2.38%) Unix
5 27 (2.14%) Android
5 27 (2.14%) Apple iOS
6 23 (1.83%) Windows 10
7 20 (1.59%) Windows Server 2008
8 17 (1.35%) Windows Server 2012
9 14 (1.11%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 14 (1.11%) Windows Server 2003
10 8 (0.63%) Embedded Linux
11 6 (0.48%) HPUX
12 4 (0.32%) Windows XP
13 2 (0.16%) AIX
13 2 (0.16%) CentOS
14 1 (0.079%) Mac OS X
14 1 (0.079%) Solaris
14 1 (0.079%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 394 (31.27%) Agile Software Development
2 206 (16.35%) Software Engineering
3 145 (11.51%) Scrum
4 142 (11.27%) Information Security
4 142 (11.27%) MVC
5 115 (9.13%) SDLC
6 112 (8.89%) Project Management
7 111 (8.81%) Analytics
8 110 (8.73%) Web Development
9 101 (8.02%) ITIL
10 95 (7.54%) Risk Management
11 87 (6.90%) DevOps
12 85 (6.75%) OO
12 85 (6.75%) Time Management
13 74 (5.87%) Business Intelligence
13 74 (5.87%) Stakeholder Management
14 73 (5.79%) Business Analysis
15 71 (5.63%) Continuous Improvement
16 64 (5.08%) Change Management
16 64 (5.08%) PRINCE2
Programming Languages
1 290 (23.02%) SQL
2 276 (21.90%) JavaScript
3 257 (20.40%) C#
4 229 (18.17%) Java
5 141 (11.19%) PHP
6 113 (8.97%) C
7 90 (7.14%) Python
8 81 (6.43%) C++
9 52 (4.13%) Perl
10 41 (3.25%) Ruby
11 36 (2.86%) T-SQL
12 33 (2.62%) VB
13 29 (2.30%) R
14 26 (2.06%) PowerShell
15 25 (1.98%) VBScript
16 21 (1.67%) Embedded C
17 19 (1.51%) VB.NET
18 18 (1.43%) ABAP
18 18 (1.43%) PL/SQL
19 12 (0.95%) Embedded C++
Qualifications
1 85 (6.75%) Security Cleared
2 68 (5.40%) Microsoft Certification
3 67 (5.32%) CISSP
4 58 (4.60%) DV Cleared
5 57 (4.52%) CISM
6 47 (3.73%) Cisco Certification
7 38 (3.02%) ISEB
8 37 (2.94%) CCNA
9 36 (2.86%) MCSA
10 28 (2.22%) HND
10 28 (2.22%) MCSE
11 26 (2.06%) CCNP
11 26 (2.06%) PMP
12 23 (1.83%) SC Cleared
13 22 (1.75%) IISP
13 22 (1.75%) MOS
14 20 (1.59%) HNC
15 19 (1.51%) CISA
16 15 (1.19%) PhD
16 15 (1.19%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 66 (5.24%) QA
2 51 (4.05%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 44 (3.49%) PCI DSS
4 28 (2.22%) SLA
5 27 (2.14%) Data Quality
6 6 (0.48%) COBIT
6 6 (0.48%) ISO22301
7 3 (0.24%) Sarbanes-Oxley
7 3 (0.24%) SAS 70
8 2 (0.16%) GxP
8 2 (0.16%) IAS 39
8 2 (0.16%) ISO 9001
8 2 (0.16%) JSP 440
8 2 (0.16%) RMADS
9 1 (0.079%) GAMP
9 1 (0.079%) GPG13
9 1 (0.079%) ISO13485
9 1 (0.079%) PA-DSS
System Software
1 77 (6.11%) VMware Infrastructure
2 61 (4.84%) Active Directory
2 61 (4.84%) Hyper-V
3 20 (1.59%) Firmware
4 11 (0.87%) vSphere
5 9 (0.71%) Microsoft App-V
6 4 (0.32%) vCloud
6 4 (0.32%) VMware ESX
7 2 (0.16%) Docker
8 1 (0.079%) NDS
8 1 (0.079%) Terminal Server
8 1 (0.079%) Virtual Machines
8 1 (0.079%) VMware ESXi
8 1 (0.079%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 17 (1.35%) Cisco CUCM
2 16 (1.27%) Cisco Prime
2 16 (1.27%) Opscode Chef
3 14 (1.11%) Puppet
4 12 (0.95%) AirWatch
4 12 (0.95%) ServiceCenter
4 12 (0.95%) WSUS
5 11 (0.87%) SCCM
6 9 (0.71%) Ansible
7 6 (0.48%) Nagios
8 5 (0.40%) Failover Clustering
8 5 (0.40%) Salt
9 4 (0.32%) BMC PATROL
9 4 (0.32%) OpenView
9 4 (0.32%) Tivoli
9 4 (0.32%) Tivoli Endpoint Manager
10 3 (0.24%) McAfee ePO
11 2 (0.16%) Backup Exec
11 2 (0.16%) SCOM
11 2 (0.16%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
Vendors
1 205 (16.27%) Microsoft
2 141 (11.19%) Oracle
3 84 (6.67%) VMware
4 74 (5.87%) Cisco
5 50 (3.97%) IBM
5 50 (3.97%) SAP
6 36 (2.86%) Adobe
7 30 (2.38%) Citrix
8 26 (2.06%) Splunk
9 23 (1.83%) iManage
10 22 (1.75%) ArcSight
11 19 (1.51%) EMC
11 19 (1.51%) HP
12 17 (1.35%) Demandware
13 16 (1.27%) Google
14 14 (1.11%) BEA
14 14 (1.11%) Tableau
15 13 (1.03%) Cognizant
16 12 (0.95%) Intel Security
16 12 (0.95%) Software AG
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