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 26 January 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
26 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Degree
Rank 16 17 16
Rank change year-on-year
+1 -1
Permanent jobs citing Degree 740 727 987
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 10.74% 11.01% 12.46%
As % of the Qualifications category 42.55% 45.52% 51.43%
Number of salaries quoted 596 588 850
Average salary £39,000 £36,000 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+8.33% +10.76%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £24,300 £20,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £50,000 £47,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,000
% change year-on-year
- +8.10%
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
1739 1597 1919
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 25.23% 24.19% 24.23%
Number of salaries quoted 1457 1303 1629
Average salary £40,000 £35,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+14.28% -
90% offered a salary of more than £23,500 £24,000 £23,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £50,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £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 26 January 2015.

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 26 January 2015. 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 +3 485 £36,750 +2.08% 119
Cheshire 0 180 £40,000 +7.38% 39
Merseyside -1 30 £45,000 +12.50% 12
Lancashire -23 22 £30,000 - 6
Cumbria +2 6 £39,000 +11.42% 3
Degree
England

Degree
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 26 January 2015, 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.

1 432 (27.50%) SQL
2 410 (26.10%) Agile Software Development
3 336 (21.39%) Computer Science
4 328 (20.88%) Finance
5 321 (20.43%) .NET
6 310 (19.73%) Microsoft
7 309 (19.67%) C#
8 301 (19.16%) HTML
9 292 (18.59%) SQL Server
10 274 (17.44%) Project Management
11 266 (16.93%) JavaScript
12 253 (16.10%) Analytical Skills
13 247 (15.72%) Java
14 246 (15.66%) CSS
15 224 (14.26%) Windows
16 215 (13.69%) MS Excel
17 196 (12.48%) Software Engineering
18 185 (11.78%) ASP.NET
19 169 (10.76%) OO
20 167 (10.63%) MVC
21 162 (10.31%) Scrum
22 143 (9.10%) Linux
23 140 (8.91%) ITIL
24 136 (8.66%) Oracle
25 133 (8.47%) Web Services
26 131 (8.34%) E-Commerce
27 121 (7.70%) jQuery
28 119 (7.57%) PHP
29 116 (7.38%) MS Office
30 115 (7.32%) Relational Database

Degree
Top Related IT Skills in the North West by Category

For the 6 months to 26 January 2015, 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 59 (3.76%) SharePoint
2 46 (2.93%) SAS
3 40 (2.55%) WordPress
4 36 (2.29%) Apache
5 24 (1.53%) IIS
6 20 (1.27%) MS Exchange
7 17 (1.08%) CMS
8 11 (0.70%) Lync
8 11 (0.70%) Tomcat
9 10 (0.64%) WebLogic
9 10 (0.64%) Sitecore CMS
9 10 (0.64%) SharePoint 2010
10 9 (0.57%) WebSphere
11 8 (0.51%) JBoss
11 8 (0.51%) Exchange Server 2010
12 5 (0.32%) Node.js
12 5 (0.32%) WebLogic Portal
13 4 (0.25%) Confluence
13 4 (0.25%) Elasticsearch
14 3 (0.19%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 215 (13.69%) MS Excel
2 116 (7.38%) MS Office
3 53 (3.37%) MS Project
4 45 (2.86%) MS PowerPoint
5 23 (1.46%) Photoshop
5 23 (1.46%) MS Visio
6 19 (1.21%) Adobe Illustrator
7 18 (1.15%) SPSS
8 14 (0.89%) Spreadsheet
9 10 (0.64%) AutoCAD
10 8 (0.51%) FastStats
11 7 (0.45%) Adobe Creative Suite
12 4 (0.25%) InDesign
13 3 (0.19%) Windchill
14 2 (0.13%) Revit
14 2 (0.13%) Fireworks
14 2 (0.13%) SketchUp
15 1 (0.064%) PowerPivot
15 1 (0.064%) Vectorworks
15 1 (0.064%) CINEMA 4D
Business Applications
1 28 (1.78%) Google Analytics
2 19 (1.21%) Dynamics CRM
2 19 (1.21%) SAP CO
3 18 (1.15%) SAP FI/CO
3 18 (1.15%) SAP FI
4 14 (0.89%) SAP BPC
5 13 (0.83%) Magento
6 10 (0.64%) Dynamics AX
6 10 (0.64%) Oracle ERP
7 9 (0.57%) SAP SD
8 8 (0.51%) SAP CRM
8 8 (0.51%) Dynamics NAV
9 7 (0.45%) SAP QM
10 6 (0.38%) SAP MM
11 4 (0.25%) WebTrends
11 4 (0.25%) Oracle CRM
11 4 (0.25%) Dynamics GP
12 3 (0.19%) SAP InfiniteInsight
12 3 (0.19%) Visualfiles
12 3 (0.19%) Teamcenter
Cloud Services
1 25 (1.59%) Amazon AWS
2 13 (0.83%) Office 365
3 12 (0.76%) Amazon S3
4 11 (0.70%) Microsoft Azure
5 10 (0.64%) GitHub
6 2 (0.13%) Amazon EC2
7 1 (0.064%) Google Compute Engine
7 1 (0.064%) Google Cloud Platform
7 1 (0.064%) SaaS
7 1 (0.064%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 37 (2.36%) Firewall
2 36 (2.29%) Intranet
2 36 (2.29%) Network Security
3 26 (1.65%) TCP/IP
4 22 (1.40%) SAN
5 21 (1.34%) Internet
6 18 (1.15%) Cisco ASA
7 16 (1.02%) LAN
7 16 (1.02%) WAN
8 14 (0.89%) DNS
9 12 (0.76%) NAS
10 9 (0.57%) Wireless
10 9 (0.57%) FTP
11 8 (0.51%) HTTP
11 8 (0.51%) DHCP
12 7 (0.45%) GPRS
12 7 (0.45%) VoIP
13 6 (0.38%) Ethernet
13 6 (0.38%) VPN
14 5 (0.32%) iSCSI
Database & Business Intelligence
1 292 (18.59%) SQL Server
2 115 (7.32%) Relational Database
3 89 (5.67%) MySQL
4 76 (4.84%) SQL Server 2008
5 64 (4.07%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 60 (3.82%) Data Warehouse
7 56 (3.56%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 41 (2.61%) SQL Server 2012
9 30 (1.91%) SQL Server 2005
10 29 (1.85%) SQL Server Analysis Services
11 26 (1.65%) RDBMS
12 24 (1.53%) Data Mining
13 19 (1.21%) SAP BW
14 18 (1.15%) Oracle Reports
14 18 (1.15%) DB2
14 18 (1.15%) Crystal Reports
15 13 (0.83%) Oracle Database
16 12 (0.76%) Amazon DynamoDB
16 12 (0.76%) MongoDB
16 12 (0.76%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 68 (4.33%) Team Foundation Server
2 63 (4.01%) JIRA
3 51 (3.25%) Selenium
4 44 (2.80%) Visual Studio
5 42 (2.67%) Git (software)
6 37 (2.36%) NUnit
7 30 (1.91%) Eclipse
8 26 (1.65%) Subversion
9 22 (1.40%) Cucumber
10 21 (1.34%) JUnit
11 18 (1.15%) Moq
12 17 (1.08%) Maven
13 15 (0.95%) QuickTest Pro
14 14 (0.89%) WatiN
15 13 (0.83%) MSTest
16 11 (0.70%) FitNesse
16 11 (0.70%) TeamCity
17 10 (0.64%) Octopus Deploy
18 7 (0.45%) Jenkins
18 7 (0.45%) Oracle Forms
General
1 328 (20.88%) Finance
2 111 (7.07%) Marketing
3 94 (5.98%) Retail
4 76 (4.84%) Manufacturing
5 58 (3.69%) Telecoms
6 47 (2.99%) Banking
7 37 (2.36%) Legal
8 35 (2.23%) Games
9 23 (1.46%) Law
10 21 (1.34%) German Language
11 19 (1.21%) Pharmaceutical
12 18 (1.15%) Billing
13 13 (0.83%) Electronics
14 12 (0.76%) Advertising
15 10 (0.64%) Back Office
16 8 (0.51%) French Language
17 7 (0.45%) General Ledger
18 5 (0.32%) Spanish Language
18 5 (0.32%) Financial Institution
18 5 (0.32%) Aerospace
Job Titles
1 474 (30.17%) Developer
2 203 (12.92%) Analyst
3 107 (6.81%) Consultant
4 99 (6.30%) Software Developer
4 99 (6.30%) Project Manager
5 95 (6.05%) C# Developer
6 89 (5.67%) Graduate
7 88 (5.60%) Senior Developer
8 87 (5.54%) Software Engineer
8 87 (5.54%) .NET Developer
9 70 (4.46%) Junior
10 66 (4.20%) Web Developer
11 58 (3.69%) Java Developer
12 56 (3.56%) PHP Developer
13 53 (3.37%) Business Analyst
14 47 (2.99%) Tester
15 46 (2.93%) Graduate Developer
16 43 (2.74%) C# .NET Developer
17 41 (2.61%) Team Leader
18 40 (2.55%) Junior Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 321 (20.43%) .NET
2 301 (19.16%) HTML
3 246 (15.66%) CSS
4 185 (11.78%) ASP.NET
5 133 (8.47%) Web Services
6 121 (7.70%) jQuery
7 114 (7.26%) XML
7 114 (7.26%) HTML5
8 78 (4.96%) .NET Framework
9 61 (3.88%) SOAP
10 57 (3.63%) WCF
11 54 (3.44%) Ajax
12 51 (3.25%) CSS3
13 47 (2.99%) J2EE
14 43 (2.74%) ASP.NET MVC
15 38 (2.42%) Java EE
15 38 (2.42%) JSON
16 37 (2.36%) WinForms
17 35 (2.23%) Spring
17 35 (2.23%) JMS
Miscellaneous
1 336 (21.39%) Computer Science
2 253 (16.10%) Analytical Skills
3 107 (6.81%) Mathematics
4 85 (5.41%) Management Information System
5 76 (4.84%) User Experience
6 42 (2.67%) Statistics
7 39 (2.48%) Mobile App
8 38 (2.42%) Enterprise Software
9 34 (2.16%) Open Source
10 30 (1.91%) Physics
11 24 (1.53%) Algorithms
12 22 (1.40%) Social Media
12 22 (1.40%) Economics
13 18 (1.15%) FMCG
14 14 (0.89%) Blog
14 14 (0.89%) Life Science
14 14 (0.89%) Replication
14 14 (0.89%) Blackberry
14 14 (0.89%) Visualisation
15 12 (0.76%) N-Tier
Operating Systems
1 224 (14.26%) Windows
2 143 (9.10%) Linux
3 92 (5.86%) UNIX
4 52 (3.31%) Android
5 50 (3.18%) Apple iOS
6 31 (1.97%) Windows Server 2008
7 19 (1.21%) Windows 7
8 16 (1.02%) Windows Server 2012
9 14 (0.89%) Windows XP
10 11 (0.70%) Solaris
10 11 (0.70%) Windows Server 2003
11 8 (0.51%) Mac OS X
12 5 (0.32%) Windows Phone 8
12 5 (0.32%) Windows Phone
12 5 (0.32%) Windows 8
13 4 (0.25%) Windows Mobile
14 2 (0.13%) Embedded Linux
14 2 (0.13%) Windows Vista
14 2 (0.13%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
14 2 (0.13%) Windows CE
Processes & Methodologies
1 410 (26.10%) Agile Software Development
2 274 (17.44%) Project Management
3 196 (12.48%) Software Engineering
4 169 (10.76%) OO
5 167 (10.63%) MVC
6 162 (10.31%) Scrum
7 140 (8.91%) ITIL
8 131 (8.34%) E-Commerce
9 108 (6.87%) PRINCE2
10 106 (6.75%) Analytics
11 100 (6.37%) Mentoring
11 100 (6.37%) Change Management
12 94 (5.98%) Business Intelligence
13 92 (5.86%) Service Delivery
14 91 (5.79%) OOP
15 80 (5.09%) Web Development
16 79 (5.03%) TDD
17 74 (4.71%) Coaching
18 73 (4.65%) Unit Testing
19 70 (4.46%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 432 (27.50%) SQL
2 309 (19.67%) C#
3 266 (16.93%) JavaScript
4 247 (15.72%) Java
5 119 (7.57%) PHP
6 91 (5.79%) C++
7 79 (5.03%) T-SQL
8 71 (4.52%) C
9 64 (4.07%) VB.NET
10 34 (2.16%) VB
11 23 (1.46%) PHP5
12 21 (1.34%) Python
13 19 (1.21%) PowerShell
14 18 (1.15%) VBA
15 17 (1.08%) PL/SQL
15 17 (1.08%) Perl
16 16 (1.02%) Objective-C
17 14 (0.89%) VB6
17 14 (0.89%) Ruby
18 13 (0.83%) Delphi
Qualifications
1 53 (3.37%) ISEB
2 46 (2.93%) ISTQB
3 44 (2.80%) Microsoft Certification
4 37 (2.36%) HND
5 32 (2.04%) ITIL Certification
6 31 (1.97%) PMI Certification
7 25 (1.59%) Security Cleared
8 22 (1.40%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
9 20 (1.27%) PMP
9 20 (1.27%) MCSE
10 18 (1.15%) CISSP
11 16 (1.02%) HNC
11 16 (1.02%) PRINCE2 Certification
12 15 (0.95%) Cisco Certification
13 13 (0.83%) CISM
13 13 (0.83%) ISSAP
13 13 (0.83%) ISSMP
14 12 (0.76%) CCNA
15 10 (0.64%) MCITP
16 9 (0.57%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 95 (6.05%) QA
2 57 (3.63%) SLA
3 12 (0.76%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 11 (0.70%) PCI DSS
5 7 (0.45%) COBIT
6 6 (0.38%) Sarbanes-Oxley
7 4 (0.25%) ISO 9001
8 2 (0.13%) GAMP
9 1 (0.064%) ISO/IEC 12207
9 1 (0.064%) ISO 14001
9 1 (0.064%) IEC 61508
System Software
1 36 (2.29%) VMware Infrastructure
2 35 (2.23%) Active Directory
3 11 (0.70%) Hyper-V
4 10 (0.64%) Firmware
5 8 (0.51%) XenApp
6 6 (0.38%) XenDesktop
6 6 (0.38%) vSphere
7 5 (0.32%) Microsoft App-V
8 4 (0.25%) VMware ESXi
9 3 (0.19%) Snort
9 3 (0.19%) Terminal Services
10 2 (0.13%) vCloud
11 1 (0.064%) VMware Server
11 1 (0.064%) Terminal Server
Systems Management
1 5 (0.32%) SCCM
2 4 (0.25%) Puppet
2 4 (0.25%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
2 4 (0.25%) Backup Exec
2 4 (0.25%) WSUS
3 2 (0.13%) Nagios
3 2 (0.13%) Tivoli
3 2 (0.13%) Tivoli Storage Manager
3 2 (0.13%) Opscode Chef
3 2 (0.13%) Hyperic
3 2 (0.13%) SCOM
3 2 (0.13%) HP Data Protector
3 2 (0.13%) HP Quality Center
3 2 (0.13%) Plesk
3 2 (0.13%) Capistrano
4 1 (0.064%) Cacti
4 1 (0.064%) SCVMM
4 1 (0.064%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
4 1 (0.064%) Opsview
4 1 (0.064%) EMC NetWorker
Vendors
1 310 (19.73%) Microsoft
2 136 (8.66%) Oracle
3 87 (5.54%) SAP
4 55 (3.50%) VMware
5 44 (2.80%) Cisco
6 37 (2.36%) Google
7 34 (2.16%) Citrix
8 29 (1.85%) Twitter
9 21 (1.34%) Teradata
10 17 (1.08%) Informatica
11 16 (1.02%) Zend
12 15 (0.95%) Juniper
12 15 (0.95%) EMC
13 14 (0.89%) Telerik
14 13 (0.83%) HP
14 13 (0.83%) Adobe
14 13 (0.83%) Embarcadero
14 13 (0.83%) NetApp
14 13 (0.83%) Hyperion
15 12 (0.76%) Sitecore
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Salary: £24000 - £40000 per annum + + Bonus + Excellent Benefits
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