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 6 May 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
6 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Degree
Rank 14 15 18
Rank change year-on-year
+1 +3
Permanent jobs citing Degree 679 838 742
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 12.00% 13.04% 10.54%
As % of the Qualifications category 49.35% 48.19% 45.75%
Number of salaries quoted 524 664 584
Median salary £37,500 £37,500 £34,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
- +10.29%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,500 £23,300 £21,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £57,500 £52,350
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
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
1376 1739 1622
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 24.32% 27.06% 23.04%
Number of salaries quoted 1142 1339 1249
Median salary £41,000 £40,000 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+2.50% +14.28%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,000 £23,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £52,500 £62,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,145
% change year-on-year
- +5.86%

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 6 May 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 6 May 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 -2 451 £40,000 +6.66% 101
Cheshire +1 97 £35,000 -17.64% 25
Lancashire -3 61 £38,750 +25.12% 13
Merseyside +6 52 £37,500 +7.14% 14
Cumbria -5 2 £36,140 +24.62% 2
Degree
England

Degree
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 6 May 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.

1 366 (25.42%) Computer Science
2 354 (24.58%) Agile Software Development
3 324 (22.50%) SQL
4 316 (21.94%) Finance
5 314 (21.81%) Java
6 268 (18.61%) JavaScript
7 236 (16.39%) Analytical Skills
8 228 (15.83%) HTML
9 223 (15.49%) C#
10 221 (15.35%) .NET
10 221 (15.35%) Project Management
11 218 (15.14%) SQL Server
12 217 (15.07%) Windows
13 201 (13.96%) CSS
14 192 (13.33%) Microsoft
15 190 (13.19%) Software Engineering
16 171 (11.88%) Oracle
17 169 (11.74%) Linux
18 166 (11.53%) ITIL
19 141 (9.79%) OO
20 134 (9.31%) MS Excel
21 128 (8.89%) Web Services
22 125 (8.68%) C++
23 123 (8.54%) jQuery
24 122 (8.47%) PRINCE2
25 120 (8.33%) Scrum
26 118 (8.19%) ASP.NET
26 118 (8.19%) Mathematics
27 106 (7.36%) PHP
28 104 (7.22%) OOD

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 52 (3.61%) Node.js
2 41 (2.85%) SharePoint
3 37 (2.57%) Tomcat
4 35 (2.43%) MS Exchange
5 30 (2.08%) IIS
5 30 (2.08%) OpenStack
6 29 (2.01%) SAS
7 26 (1.81%) CMS
8 24 (1.67%) JBoss
9 20 (1.39%) Drupal
10 18 (1.25%) WebLogic
11 17 (1.18%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
11 17 (1.18%) WebSphere
12 12 (0.83%) Apache
13 11 (0.76%) Exchange Server 2010
13 11 (0.76%) nginx
14 8 (0.56%) Apache Solr
14 8 (0.56%) GeoServer
14 8 (0.56%) SharePoint 2013
14 8 (0.56%) WebSphere Transformation Extender
Applications
1 134 (9.31%) MS Excel
2 95 (6.60%) MS Office
3 42 (2.92%) MS PowerPoint
4 27 (1.88%) Photoshop
5 21 (1.46%) Adobe Illustrator
6 13 (0.90%) MS Visio
7 11 (0.76%) Adobe Creative Suite
8 10 (0.69%) MS Project
9 5 (0.35%) SPSS
10 3 (0.21%) AutoCAD
10 3 (0.21%) InDesign
10 3 (0.21%) OmniGraffle
10 3 (0.21%) SOLIDWORKS
10 3 (0.21%) Spreadsheet
11 2 (0.14%) Fireworks
12 1 (0.069%) Adobe After Effects
12 1 (0.069%) InfoPath
Business Applications
1 18 (1.25%) Lorenzo
2 12 (0.83%) Magento
3 8 (0.56%) SAP MM
3 8 (0.56%) SAP SCM
3 8 (0.56%) SAP SD
4 5 (0.35%) Dynamics CRM
4 5 (0.35%) Payment Gateway
4 5 (0.35%) SAP Oil and Gas
5 4 (0.28%) Dynamics AX
5 4 (0.28%) SAP CRM
6 3 (0.21%) SAP BPC
6 3 (0.21%) SAP Business One
6 3 (0.21%) SAP CO
6 3 (0.21%) SAP FI
6 3 (0.21%) SAP FI/CO
7 2 (0.14%) BASE24
7 2 (0.14%) Oracle Applications
7 2 (0.14%) Salesforce.com CRM
7 2 (0.14%) SAP PP
8 1 (0.069%) Dynamics NAV
Cloud Services
1 40 (2.78%) Amazon AWS
2 33 (2.29%) Cloud Computing
3 23 (1.60%) Microsoft Azure
4 14 (0.97%) PaaS
5 10 (0.69%) GitHub
5 10 (0.69%) IaaS
6 9 (0.63%) Amazon EC2
6 9 (0.63%) Amazon ElastiCache
6 9 (0.63%) SaaS
7 7 (0.49%) Google Analytics
8 6 (0.42%) Office 365
9 3 (0.21%) AdWords
9 3 (0.21%) Google Apps
9 3 (0.21%) Mimecast
9 3 (0.21%) Trello
10 2 (0.14%) Google Tag Manager
10 2 (0.14%) Heroku
10 2 (0.14%) Virtual Private Cloud
11 1 (0.069%) Engine Yard
11 1 (0.069%) Google Cloud Platform
Communications & Networking
1 47 (3.26%) LAN
1 47 (3.26%) VPN
2 37 (2.57%) Network Security
3 34 (2.36%) WAN
4 31 (2.15%) Firewall
5 24 (1.67%) TCP/IP
6 23 (1.60%) Wireless
7 17 (1.18%) DHCP
7 17 (1.18%) HTTP
8 16 (1.11%) SAN
9 14 (0.97%) SSL
10 13 (0.90%) DNS
11 12 (0.83%) Internet
12 11 (0.76%) FTP
12 11 (0.76%) IPsec
13 8 (0.56%) 802.11
13 8 (0.56%) Intranet
13 8 (0.56%) Wi-Fi
14 7 (0.49%) BGP
14 7 (0.49%) OSPF
Database & Business Intelligence
1 218 (15.14%) SQL Server
2 73 (5.07%) MySQL
3 58 (4.03%) SQL Server 2008
4 57 (3.96%) Relational Database
5 44 (3.06%) PostgreSQL
6 38 (2.64%) Big Data
7 37 (2.57%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 36 (2.50%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 33 (2.29%) SQL Server 2012
10 32 (2.22%) MongoDB
11 30 (2.08%) Data Warehouse
12 22 (1.53%) NoSQL
13 19 (1.32%) DB2
14 18 (1.25%) Electronic Patient Records
14 18 (1.25%) GIS
15 15 (1.04%) SQL Server Analysis Services
16 9 (0.63%) BusinessObjects
16 9 (0.63%) Hadoop
16 9 (0.63%) Redis
16 9 (0.63%) SQL Server 2014
Development Applications
1 91 (6.32%) Git (software)
2 78 (5.42%) Selenium
3 70 (4.86%) Visual Studio
4 66 (4.58%) JIRA
5 35 (2.43%) Team Foundation Server
6 29 (2.01%) Cucumber
7 28 (1.94%) Oracle Forms
8 25 (1.74%) NUnit
9 23 (1.60%) HP UFT
10 21 (1.46%) Subversion
11 19 (1.32%) Atlassian Bamboo
11 19 (1.32%) Jenkins
12 17 (1.18%) Maven
13 16 (1.11%) FitNesse
13 16 (1.11%) Moq
14 15 (1.04%) JUnit
15 10 (0.69%) Gradle
16 9 (0.63%) Axure RP
17 8 (0.56%) Oracle APEX
17 8 (0.56%) SpecFlow
General
1 316 (21.94%) Finance
2 100 (6.94%) Retail
3 92 (6.39%) Marketing
4 85 (5.90%) Banking
5 65 (4.51%) Electronics
6 56 (3.89%) Manufacturing
7 49 (3.40%) Games
8 40 (2.78%) Telecoms
9 33 (2.29%) Legal
10 26 (1.81%) Law
11 23 (1.60%) Aerospace
12 20 (1.39%) Pharmaceutical
13 17 (1.18%) Back Office
14 16 (1.11%) Local Government
15 15 (1.04%) Publishing
16 9 (0.63%) Advertising
17 6 (0.42%) Billing
18 5 (0.35%) Corporate Banking
18 5 (0.35%) Retail Banking
19 4 (0.28%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 432 (30.00%) Developer
2 236 (16.39%) Analyst
3 161 (11.18%) Java Developer
4 128 (8.89%) Graduate
5 114 (7.92%) Software Developer
6 92 (6.39%) Consultant
7 89 (6.18%) Junior
8 82 (5.69%) .NET Developer
9 80 (5.56%) Software Engineer
10 78 (5.42%) Project Manager
11 71 (4.93%) C# Developer
12 60 (4.17%) SQL Developer
13 56 (3.89%) Java Software Developer
14 52 (3.61%) C# .NET Developer
15 51 (3.54%) Architect
16 50 (3.47%) Graduate Developer
17 44 (3.06%) Business Analyst
17 44 (3.06%) Junior Developer
17 44 (3.06%) Support Analyst
18 36 (2.50%) Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 228 (15.83%) HTML
2 221 (15.35%) .NET
3 201 (13.96%) CSS
4 128 (8.89%) Web Services
5 123 (8.54%) jQuery
6 118 (8.19%) ASP.NET
7 103 (7.15%) XML
8 100 (6.94%) Spring
9 87 (6.04%) HTML5
10 79 (5.49%) Hibernate
11 58 (4.03%) CSS3
12 49 (3.40%) SOAP
13 45 (3.13%) AngularJS
14 42 (2.92%) RESTful
15 40 (2.78%) ASP.NET MVC
16 38 (2.64%) J2EE
17 37 (2.57%) .NET Framework
18 36 (2.50%) Java EE
19 33 (2.29%) WCF
20 27 (1.88%) JSON
Miscellaneous
1 366 (25.42%) Computer Science
2 236 (16.39%) Analytical Skills
3 118 (8.19%) Mathematics
4 51 (3.54%) User Experience
5 46 (3.19%) Physics
6 44 (3.06%) Management Information System
7 40 (2.78%) Data Centre
8 37 (2.57%) Mobile App
9 32 (2.22%) Algorithms
10 30 (2.08%) Statistics
11 29 (2.01%) Visualisation
12 27 (1.88%) iPad
12 27 (1.88%) Social Media
13 25 (1.74%) Client/Server
13 25 (1.74%) PMI
14 23 (1.60%) Enterprise Software
15 21 (1.46%) Blog
15 21 (1.46%) Embedded Systems
15 21 (1.46%) Replication
16 20 (1.39%) Credit Risk
Operating Systems
1 217 (15.07%) Windows
2 169 (11.74%) Linux
3 68 (4.72%) Unix
4 60 (4.17%) Windows Server
5 38 (2.64%) Windows Server 2012
6 30 (2.08%) Windows Server 2008
7 27 (1.88%) Android
7 27 (1.88%) Windows 7
8 24 (1.67%) Embedded Linux
9 23 (1.60%) Apple iOS
10 14 (0.97%) Windows CE
11 12 (0.83%) Windows Server 2003
12 10 (0.69%) Windows 8
13 9 (0.63%) Windows XP
14 6 (0.42%) Mac OS X
14 6 (0.42%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
15 4 (0.28%) AIX
16 3 (0.21%) CentOS
17 2 (0.14%) Debian
17 2 (0.14%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 354 (24.58%) Agile Software Development
2 221 (15.35%) Project Management
3 190 (13.19%) Software Engineering
4 166 (11.53%) ITIL
5 141 (9.79%) OO
6 122 (8.47%) PRINCE2
7 120 (8.33%) Scrum
8 104 (7.22%) OOD
9 98 (6.81%) MVC
10 80 (5.56%) SDLC
11 79 (5.49%) Mentoring
12 78 (5.42%) Analytics
13 77 (5.35%) Unit Testing
14 76 (5.28%) Continuous Improvement
15 74 (5.14%) Business Intelligence
16 73 (5.07%) Web Development
17 71 (4.93%) E-Commerce
18 67 (4.65%) Business Analysis
19 65 (4.51%) CRM
19 65 (4.51%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 324 (22.50%) SQL
2 314 (21.81%) Java
3 268 (18.61%) JavaScript
4 223 (15.49%) C#
5 125 (8.68%) C++
6 106 (7.36%) PHP
7 79 (5.49%) C
8 70 (4.86%) T-SQL
9 50 (3.47%) Python
10 39 (2.71%) Ruby
11 25 (1.74%) Embedded C
11 25 (1.74%) Objective-C
11 25 (1.74%) Shell Script
12 22 (1.53%) VB.NET
13 21 (1.46%) VB
14 16 (1.11%) ABAP
15 15 (1.04%) PowerShell
15 15 (1.04%) VBScript
16 14 (0.97%) PL/SQL
17 12 (0.83%) Perl
Qualifications
1 63 (4.38%) ISEB
1 63 (4.38%) Security Cleared
2 55 (3.82%) HND
3 49 (3.40%) PMI Certification
4 41 (2.85%) ISTQB
5 40 (2.78%) CISSP
6 38 (2.64%) Microsoft Certification
7 37 (2.57%) BPSS Clearance
8 29 (2.01%) CISM
9 25 (1.74%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
9 25 (1.74%) PMP
9 25 (1.74%) SC Cleared
10 24 (1.67%) PRINCE2 Certification
11 19 (1.32%) CHECK Team Leader
11 19 (1.32%) CREST Certified
11 19 (1.32%) HNC
12 16 (1.11%) MCSA
12 16 (1.11%) PhD
13 15 (1.04%) Cisco Certification
14 14 (0.97%) MCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 94 (6.53%) QA
2 42 (2.92%) SLA
3 32 (2.22%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 24 (1.67%) PCI DSS
5 18 (1.25%) Data Quality
5 18 (1.25%) ISO 9001
6 10 (0.69%) COBIT
7 8 (0.56%) Sarbanes-Oxley
8 5 (0.35%) ISO13485
8 5 (0.35%) WAI
9 2 (0.14%) ISO22301
10 1 (0.069%) 21 CFR Part 11
10 1 (0.069%) COSHH
10 1 (0.069%) COSO
10 1 (0.069%) GMP
10 1 (0.069%) HMG Security Policy Framework
10 1 (0.069%) PA-DSS
10 1 (0.069%) RMADS
10 1 (0.069%) SNOMED CT
System Software
1 65 (4.51%) Active Directory
2 42 (2.92%) VMware Infrastructure
3 17 (1.18%) Hyper-V
4 11 (0.76%) Firmware
5 8 (0.56%) Terminal Server
5 8 (0.56%) XenApp
6 6 (0.42%) Terminal Services
7 4 (0.28%) Docker
8 3 (0.21%) Ceph
8 3 (0.21%) HDFS
8 3 (0.21%) XenDesktop
9 2 (0.14%) BitLocker
9 2 (0.14%) KVM
9 2 (0.14%) oVirt
9 2 (0.14%) Postfix
9 2 (0.14%) PowerHA
9 2 (0.14%) SAP ITS
9 2 (0.14%) VirtualBox
9 2 (0.14%) VMware Workstation
9 2 (0.14%) Xen
Systems Management
1 35 (2.43%) Puppet
2 12 (0.83%) SCCM
3 11 (0.76%) QRadar
4 10 (0.69%) SELinux
5 9 (0.63%) ServiceCenter
6 8 (0.56%) Opscode Chef
6 8 (0.56%) SCVMM
7 6 (0.42%) Nagios
7 6 (0.42%) Norton AntiVirus
8 5 (0.35%) HP Quality Center
9 4 (0.28%) SCOM
9 4 (0.28%) Wonderware InTouch
10 3 (0.21%) Ansible
10 3 (0.21%) DameWare
10 3 (0.21%) EdgeSight
10 3 (0.21%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
11 1 (0.069%) AirWatch
11 1 (0.069%) BMC PATROL
11 1 (0.069%) EMC NetWorker
11 1 (0.069%) Oracle RMAN
Vendors
1 192 (13.33%) Microsoft
2 171 (11.88%) Oracle
3 61 (4.24%) VMware
4 49 (3.40%) SAP
5 40 (2.78%) Cisco
6 37 (2.57%) Citrix
7 35 (2.43%) IBM
8 28 (1.94%) Adobe
8 28 (1.94%) HP
9 20 (1.39%) Red Hat
10 18 (1.25%) CheckPoint
11 16 (1.11%) Bloomberg
11 16 (1.11%) Reuters
12 14 (0.97%) Cognizant
12 14 (0.97%) EMC
13 13 (0.90%) Google
14 12 (0.83%) NetApp
14 12 (0.83%) Symantec
15 11 (0.76%) Interwoven
15 11 (0.76%) Splunk
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Salary: £25k - 45k per year + Benefits
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360 Resourcing Solutions
Salary: £25k - 45k per year + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
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Salary: £45000 - £50000 per annum + Benefits
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Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + Excellent benefits package
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Salary: £20000 - £26000 per annum + bens
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Salary: From £90,000 to £100,000 per annum
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The Bridge Ltd
Salary: From £45,000 to £60,000 per annum plus benefits
Posted: Yesterday
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Arrows Group
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + bonus and benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Manchester, Lancashire
Arrows Group
Salary: £70000 - £75000 per annum + bonus and benefits
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Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + Benefits + Bonus
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Salary: £38000 - £40000 per annum
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