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 10 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
10 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Degree
Rank 13 17 18
Rank change year-on-year
+4 +1
Permanent jobs citing Degree 755 774 769
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 13.56% 11.01% 11.58%
As % of the Qualifications category 50.60% 42.62% 46.49%
Number of salaries quoted 558 617 617
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 £22,500 £22,500 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £55,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+1.25% -
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
1492 1816 1654
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 26.79% 25.84% 24.90%
Number of salaries quoted 1165 1494 1340
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 £24,000 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,696 £50,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,500 £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 10 February 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 average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Degree within the North West region over the 3 months to 10 February 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
(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 +2 424 £42,500 +18.05% 109
Cheshire +2 134 £37,500 -6.25% 18
Lancashire +35 93 £39,000 +30.00% 14
Merseyside +15 76 £40,000 -11.11% 17
Cumbria +8 13 £52,500 +25.00% 3
Degree
England

Degree
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 10 February 2016, 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.

1 394 (25.26%) Finance
2 385 (24.68%) Agile Software Development
3 355 (22.76%) Computer Science
4 325 (20.83%) SQL
5 294 (18.85%) Java
6 279 (17.88%) Analytical Skills
7 262 (16.79%) Windows
7 262 (16.79%) Project Management
8 227 (14.55%) JavaScript
9 222 (14.23%) C#
10 219 (14.04%) .NET
11 212 (13.59%) Microsoft
12 203 (13.01%) SQL Server
13 202 (12.95%) HTML
14 201 (12.88%) ITIL
15 189 (12.12%) Software Engineering
16 182 (11.67%) CSS
17 175 (11.22%) PRINCE2
18 145 (9.29%) Web Services
18 145 (9.29%) MS Excel
19 144 (9.23%) Oracle
20 141 (9.04%) Linux
21 137 (8.78%) Scrum
22 127 (8.14%) QA
23 123 (7.88%) OO
24 117 (7.50%) Spring
25 114 (7.31%) ASP.NET
26 111 (7.12%) C++
26 111 (7.12%) Mathematics
27 110 (7.05%) SDLC

Degree
Top Related IT Skills in the North West by Category

For the 6 months to 10 February 2016, 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 49 (3.14%) MS Exchange
2 43 (2.76%) SharePoint
3 42 (2.69%) IIS
4 39 (2.50%) JBoss
5 37 (2.37%) Tomcat
6 27 (1.73%) WebSphere
7 22 (1.41%) CMS
8 20 (1.28%) Node.js
8 20 (1.28%) WebSphere Transformation Extender
9 18 (1.15%) SAS
9 18 (1.15%) WebLogic
10 15 (0.96%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
10 15 (0.96%) OpenStack
11 13 (0.83%) Exchange Server 2010
12 11 (0.71%) SharePoint 2013
13 10 (0.64%) Apache
13 10 (0.64%) Exchange Server 2007
13 10 (0.64%) Skype for Business
14 9 (0.58%) Confluence
15 6 (0.38%) TWiki
Applications
1 145 (9.29%) MS Excel
2 97 (6.22%) MS Office
3 43 (2.76%) MS PowerPoint
4 25 (1.60%) MS Project
5 16 (1.03%) Photoshop
6 11 (0.71%) Adobe Illustrator
7 10 (0.64%) MS Visio
8 9 (0.58%) Adobe Creative Suite
9 4 (0.26%) Spreadsheet
10 3 (0.19%) SOLIDWORKS
10 3 (0.19%) SPSS
11 1 (0.064%) InfoPath
11 1 (0.064%) Revit
Business Applications
1 13 (0.83%) SAP MM
1 13 (0.83%) SAP SCM
1 13 (0.83%) SAP SD
2 9 (0.58%) Dynamics CRM
3 8 (0.51%) SAP CO
3 8 (0.51%) SAP FI
3 8 (0.51%) SAP FI/CO
4 7 (0.45%) Dynamics AX
4 7 (0.45%) SAP Oil and Gas
5 6 (0.38%) Oracle Applications
6 5 (0.32%) SAP Business One
6 5 (0.32%) SAP EWM
6 5 (0.32%) SAP hybris
7 4 (0.26%) Dynamics NAV
7 4 (0.26%) Magento
7 4 (0.26%) OpenText Process Suite
7 4 (0.26%) SDL Web 8
8 3 (0.19%) Sage X3
8 3 (0.19%) SAP BPC
8 3 (0.19%) SAP CRM
Cloud Services
1 29 (1.86%) Amazon AWS
2 27 (1.73%) Cloud Computing
3 25 (1.60%) Microsoft Azure
4 19 (1.22%) Google Analytics
5 10 (0.64%) SaaS
6 8 (0.51%) Google Tag Manager
7 7 (0.45%) GitHub
8 5 (0.32%) PaaS
9 3 (0.19%) AdWords
9 3 (0.19%) Office 365
9 3 (0.19%) Trello
10 2 (0.13%) Virtual Private Cloud
11 1 (0.064%) Google Apps
11 1 (0.064%) IaaS
11 1 (0.064%) Linode
11 1 (0.064%) Mimecast
11 1 (0.064%) SmartFocus
Communications & Networking
1 50 (3.21%) LAN
2 48 (3.08%) WAN
3 46 (2.95%) VPN
4 40 (2.56%) Firewall
5 34 (2.18%) Network Security
6 28 (1.79%) DNS
7 26 (1.67%) Internet
8 21 (1.35%) DHCP
8 21 (1.35%) TCP/IP
9 19 (1.22%) Intranet
10 14 (0.90%) HTTP
10 14 (0.90%) SAN
10 14 (0.90%) Wireless
11 12 (0.77%) IPsec
12 11 (0.71%) VoIP
13 9 (0.58%) FTP
13 9 (0.58%) Remote Desktop
14 8 (0.51%) Broadband
14 8 (0.51%) WebEx
14 8 (0.51%) WinSCP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 203 (13.01%) SQL Server
2 68 (4.36%) Relational Database
3 55 (3.53%) MySQL
4 47 (3.01%) SQL Server 2008
5 37 (2.37%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 34 (2.18%) Big Data
6 34 (2.18%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 31 (1.99%) PostgreSQL
8 27 (1.73%) MongoDB
9 26 (1.67%) SQL Server 2012
10 20 (1.28%) SQL Server Analysis Services
11 18 (1.15%) RDBMS
12 17 (1.09%) Data Warehouse
13 14 (0.90%) SAP BW
14 13 (0.83%) SAP HANA
15 12 (0.77%) BusinessObjects
16 11 (0.71%) Microsoft Analysis Services
17 9 (0.58%) Data Mining
18 8 (0.51%) MS Access
18 8 (0.51%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 96 (6.15%) Selenium
2 80 (5.13%) JIRA
2 80 (5.13%) Visual Studio
3 53 (3.40%) Git (software)
4 44 (2.82%) Team Foundation Server
5 40 (2.56%) Cucumber
6 36 (2.31%) Subversion
7 30 (1.92%) NUnit
8 29 (1.86%) HP UFT
9 22 (1.41%) FitNesse
9 22 (1.41%) Jenkins
10 18 (1.15%) Eclipse
10 18 (1.15%) JUnit
10 18 (1.15%) Maven
11 16 (1.03%) Atlassian Bamboo
12 15 (0.96%) SpecFlow
13 14 (0.90%) Moq
14 11 (0.71%) WebDriver
15 10 (0.64%) TestNG
15 10 (0.64%) Toad
General
1 394 (25.26%) Finance
2 96 (6.15%) Marketing
3 94 (6.03%) Banking
4 75 (4.81%) Retail
5 59 (3.78%) Manufacturing
6 52 (3.33%) Law
7 48 (3.08%) Legal
8 41 (2.63%) Telecoms
9 34 (2.18%) Electronics
10 32 (2.05%) Games
11 18 (1.15%) Pharmaceutical
12 15 (0.96%) Corporate Banking
13 13 (0.83%) Aerospace
14 11 (0.71%) Back Office
14 11 (0.71%) German Language
15 9 (0.58%) Advertising
16 5 (0.32%) Publishing
17 4 (0.26%) Billing
17 4 (0.26%) Financial Institution
17 4 (0.26%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 429 (27.50%) Developer
2 253 (16.22%) Analyst
3 148 (9.49%) Java Developer
4 126 (8.08%) Graduate
5 118 (7.56%) Software Developer
6 116 (7.44%) Project Manager
7 108 (6.92%) Consultant
8 87 (5.58%) .NET Developer
9 82 (5.26%) Junior
10 80 (5.13%) Architect
11 79 (5.06%) C# Developer
12 66 (4.23%) SQL Developer
13 64 (4.10%) Software Engineer
14 62 (3.97%) Java Software Developer
15 57 (3.65%) C# .NET Developer
16 54 (3.46%) Graduate Developer
17 52 (3.33%) Tester
18 51 (3.27%) Business Analyst
19 42 (2.69%) Junior Developer
20 39 (2.50%) ASP.NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 219 (14.04%) .NET
2 202 (12.95%) HTML
3 182 (11.67%) CSS
4 145 (9.29%) Web Services
5 117 (7.50%) Spring
6 114 (7.31%) ASP.NET
7 108 (6.92%) jQuery
8 96 (6.15%) XML
9 81 (5.19%) Hibernate
10 64 (4.10%) HTML5
11 52 (3.33%) Java EE
12 37 (2.37%) .NET Framework
12 37 (2.37%) WCF
13 35 (2.24%) ASP.NET MVC
13 35 (2.24%) CSS3
13 35 (2.24%) JSON
14 34 (2.18%) RESTful
15 32 (2.05%) Middleware
15 32 (2.05%) SOAP
16 28 (1.79%) J2EE
Miscellaneous
1 355 (22.76%) Computer Science
2 279 (17.88%) Analytical Skills
3 111 (7.12%) Mathematics
4 84 (5.38%) Management Information System
5 52 (3.33%) Data Centre
6 45 (2.88%) User Experience
7 39 (2.50%) Physics
8 36 (2.31%) Mobile App
9 34 (2.18%) Life Science
10 33 (2.12%) Algorithms
11 32 (2.05%) Enterprise Software
11 32 (2.05%) Statistics
12 29 (1.86%) Visualisation
13 28 (1.79%) Social Media
14 25 (1.60%) Security Operations Centre
15 23 (1.47%) Client/Server
16 20 (1.28%) PMI
17 16 (1.03%) Blackberry
18 15 (0.96%) Embedded Systems
18 15 (0.96%) N-Tier
Operating Systems
1 262 (16.79%) Windows
2 141 (9.04%) Linux
3 94 (6.03%) Unix
4 82 (5.26%) Windows Server
5 55 (3.53%) Windows Server 2012
6 41 (2.63%) Windows Server 2008
7 28 (1.79%) Windows 7
8 26 (1.67%) Android
9 21 (1.35%) Apple iOS
10 19 (1.22%) Windows Server 2003
11 13 (0.83%) Embedded Linux
12 12 (0.77%) Windows 8
12 12 (0.77%) Windows XP
13 11 (0.71%) Windows CE
14 10 (0.64%) Mac OS X
15 6 (0.38%) AIX
15 6 (0.38%) Solaris
16 4 (0.26%) Mac OS
17 3 (0.19%) CentOS
17 3 (0.19%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 385 (24.68%) Agile Software Development
2 262 (16.79%) Project Management
3 201 (12.88%) ITIL
4 189 (12.12%) Software Engineering
5 175 (11.22%) PRINCE2
6 137 (8.78%) Scrum
7 123 (7.88%) OO
8 110 (7.05%) SDLC
9 96 (6.15%) Analytics
10 92 (5.90%) MVC
11 88 (5.64%) Risk Management
12 87 (5.58%) Continuous Improvement
13 79 (5.06%) Continuous Integration
14 73 (4.68%) Business Intelligence
15 72 (4.62%) Business Analysis
15 72 (4.62%) Mentoring
16 68 (4.36%) OOP
17 67 (4.29%) Change Management
17 67 (4.29%) Service Delivery
18 63 (4.04%) OOD
Programming Languages
1 325 (20.83%) SQL
2 294 (18.85%) Java
3 227 (14.55%) JavaScript
4 222 (14.23%) C#
5 111 (7.12%) C++
6 69 (4.42%) C
7 67 (4.29%) T-SQL
8 61 (3.91%) PHP
9 35 (2.24%) VB.NET
10 34 (2.18%) Shell Script
11 31 (1.99%) Python
12 29 (1.86%) Ruby
13 24 (1.54%) ABAP
14 21 (1.35%) VB
15 20 (1.28%) Embedded C
16 19 (1.22%) PowerShell
17 18 (1.15%) Objective-C
18 15 (0.96%) PL/SQL
19 14 (0.90%) VBA
19 14 (0.90%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 70 (4.49%) Security Cleared
2 67 (4.29%) Microsoft Certification
3 62 (3.97%) ISEB
4 55 (3.53%) CISSP
5 50 (3.21%) HND
6 49 (3.14%) PMI Certification
7 46 (2.95%) ISTQB
8 45 (2.88%) SC Cleared
9 41 (2.63%) MCSE
10 40 (2.56%) PRINCE2 Certification
11 39 (2.50%) BPSS Clearance
12 31 (1.99%) CISM
13 30 (1.92%) PMP
14 25 (1.60%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
14 25 (1.60%) MCP
15 24 (1.54%) Cisco Certification
15 24 (1.54%) IISP
16 23 (1.47%) MCSA
17 18 (1.15%) CCNA
17 18 (1.15%) CISA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 127 (8.14%) QA
2 50 (3.21%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 49 (3.14%) PCI DSS
4 44 (2.82%) SLA
5 16 (1.03%) Data Quality
5 16 (1.03%) ISO 9001
6 11 (0.71%) Sarbanes-Oxley
7 6 (0.38%) COBIT
7 6 (0.38%) ISO13485
8 5 (0.32%) WAI
9 3 (0.19%) TickIT
10 2 (0.13%) ISO27002
10 2 (0.13%) WCAG
11 1 (0.064%) COSHH
11 1 (0.064%) COSO
11 1 (0.064%) HMG Security Policy Framework
11 1 (0.064%) ISO22301
11 1 (0.064%) PA-DSS
11 1 (0.064%) SEPA
11 1 (0.064%) SNOMED CT
System Software
1 83 (5.32%) Active Directory
2 51 (3.27%) VMware Infrastructure
3 10 (0.64%) Hyper-V
4 8 (0.51%) Firmware
4 8 (0.51%) Terminal Services
5 6 (0.38%) VirtualBox
5 6 (0.38%) XenApp
6 4 (0.26%) Terminal Server
6 4 (0.26%) XenDesktop
7 3 (0.19%) SAP ITS
8 2 (0.13%) BitLocker
8 2 (0.13%) Docker
8 2 (0.13%) EMC RecoverPoint
8 2 (0.13%) vSphere
9 1 (0.064%) HDFS
9 1 (0.064%) VMware ESX
9 1 (0.064%) VMware ESXi
9 1 (0.064%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 17 (1.09%) Puppet
2 15 (0.96%) QRadar
3 11 (0.71%) SCCM
4 8 (0.51%) SELinux
4 8 (0.51%) ServiceCenter
5 7 (0.45%) HP Quality Center
5 7 (0.45%) Norton AntiVirus
6 5 (0.32%) Wonderware InTouch
7 4 (0.26%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
8 3 (0.19%) DameWare
9 2 (0.13%) Hyperic
9 2 (0.13%) Nagios
9 2 (0.13%) Opscode Chef
10 1 (0.064%) Ansible
10 1 (0.064%) Backup Exec
10 1 (0.064%) cPanel
10 1 (0.064%) EMC NetWorker
10 1 (0.064%) Nexpose
10 1 (0.064%) Oracle RMAN
10 1 (0.064%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
Vendors
1 212 (13.59%) Microsoft
2 144 (9.23%) Oracle
3 107 (6.86%) SAP
4 105 (6.73%) IBM
5 74 (4.74%) VMware
6 37 (2.37%) Citrix
7 33 (2.12%) HP
8 28 (1.79%) Cisco
9 25 (1.60%) Google
9 25 (1.60%) Splunk
10 24 (1.54%) ArcSight
11 23 (1.47%) Adobe
12 20 (1.28%) MuleSoft
12 20 (1.28%) Software AG
12 20 (1.28%) webMethods
13 19 (1.22%) Red Hat
14 15 (0.96%) Remedy
15 14 (0.90%) Telerik
16 11 (0.71%) Bloomberg
16 11 (0.71%) Reuters
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Centre4 Testing
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Manchester, Lancashire
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Salary: £32000 - £48000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
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Salary: £40000.00 - £42000.00 per annum
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Warrington, Cheshire
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Salary: Competitive + Bonus + Great Benefits
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Eutopia Solutions Ltd
Salary: £40000.00 - £55000.00 per annum + generous employee benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Manchester, Lancashire
Eutopia Solutions Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £50000 per annum + generous package
Posted: Yesterday
North West
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Salary: £90000 - £120000 per annum + car,pension,health,bonus etc
Posted: Yesterday
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Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £25000 - £30000 per annum + bens
Posted: Yesterday
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Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £25000 - £28000 per annum + bens
Posted: Yesterday
Manchester, Lancashire
Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + bens
Posted: Yesterday
Wigan, Lancashire
Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £20000 - £25000 per annum + bens
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Redrock Consulting Ltd
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Redrock Consulting Ltd
Salary: £18000 - £25000 per annum + 10% bonus, training, progression
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Manchester, Lancashire
Senitor Associates
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Lancashire
Senitor Associates
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Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum + Great Benefits Package
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Applause IT Innovation
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Merseyside
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Salary: £40000 - £53000 per annum
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Manchester, Lancashire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £18000 - £29000 per annum + Excellent benefits
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Manchester, Lancashire
Burns Sheehan
Salary: £18000 - £26000 per annum
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Senitor Associates
Salary: £22000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago