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 30 June 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
30 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Degree
Rank 15 14 16
Rank change year-on-year
-1 +2
Permanent jobs citing Degree 676 825 743
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 12.09% 12.84% 10.53%
As % of the Qualifications category 50.04% 53.16% 46.88%
Number of salaries quoted 536 643 574
Median salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
- +6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £23,301 £20,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £61,200 £57,500
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
1351 1552 1585
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 24.17% 24.15% 22.45%
Number of salaries quoted 1141 1241 1217
Median salary £42,500 £38,500 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+10.38% +10.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,000 £23,000 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £53,000 £57,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £41,000
% change year-on-year
- +3.65%

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 30 June 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 30 June 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 -2 462 £40,000 +6.66% 80
Cheshire +3 85 £42,500 +6.25% 24
Lancashire -3 59 £40,000 +9.58% 7
Merseyside +5 58 £37,500 -16.66% 11
Cumbria -9 3 £27,500 -5.17% 4
Degree
England

Degree
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 30 June 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.

1 404 (28.86%) Computer Science
2 363 (25.93%) Agile Software Development
3 328 (23.43%) SQL
4 312 (22.29%) Java
5 292 (20.86%) JavaScript
6 289 (20.64%) Finance
7 258 (18.43%) C#
8 256 (18.29%) HTML
9 241 (17.21%) .NET
10 240 (17.14%) SQL Server
11 226 (16.14%) CSS
12 218 (15.57%) Analytical Skills
13 211 (15.07%) Microsoft
14 192 (13.71%) Software Engineering
15 191 (13.64%) Windows
16 190 (13.57%) Project Management
17 175 (12.50%) Oracle
18 167 (11.93%) Linux
19 150 (10.71%) jQuery
20 149 (10.64%) C++
21 146 (10.43%) MS Excel
22 141 (10.07%) OO
23 140 (10.00%) MVC
24 133 (9.50%) ITIL
25 132 (9.43%) Web Services
26 130 (9.29%) ASP.NET
27 121 (8.64%) PHP
27 121 (8.64%) Scrum
28 112 (8.00%) Retail
29 109 (7.79%) HTML5

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 39 (2.79%) Tomcat
2 36 (2.57%) IIS
3 31 (2.21%) CMS
4 30 (2.14%) SharePoint
5 28 (2.00%) OpenStack
6 24 (1.71%) WebLogic
7 19 (1.36%) SAS
8 18 (1.29%) Drupal
9 17 (1.21%) JBoss
9 17 (1.21%) MS Exchange
10 16 (1.14%) Apache
11 14 (1.00%) WebSphere
12 13 (0.93%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
13 12 (0.86%) nginx
14 11 (0.79%) WordPress
15 10 (0.71%) BizTalk Server
16 9 (0.64%) Apache Solr
17 8 (0.57%) GeoServer
18 7 (0.50%) Marvel
19 6 (0.43%) Elasticsearch
Applications
1 146 (10.43%) MS Excel
2 82 (5.86%) MS Office
3 50 (3.57%) MS PowerPoint
4 27 (1.93%) Photoshop
5 22 (1.57%) Adobe Illustrator
6 14 (1.00%) MS Visio
7 11 (0.79%) Adobe Creative Suite
8 8 (0.57%) MS Project
9 5 (0.36%) SPSS
10 4 (0.29%) InDesign
11 3 (0.21%) AutoCAD
11 3 (0.21%) OmniGraffle
11 3 (0.21%) SOLIDWORKS
12 2 (0.14%) Fireworks
12 2 (0.14%) Spreadsheet
13 1 (0.071%) Adobe After Effects
13 1 (0.071%) InfoPath
Business Applications
1 14 (1.00%) Lorenzo
2 10 (0.71%) Magento
3 9 (0.64%) Dynamics CRM
4 7 (0.50%) SAP Oil and Gas
5 5 (0.36%) Payment Gateway
5 5 (0.36%) SAP CRM
6 3 (0.21%) Dynamics AX
6 3 (0.21%) SAP Business One
6 3 (0.21%) SAP MM
6 3 (0.21%) SAP PP
7 2 (0.14%) BASE24
7 2 (0.14%) Infor CRM
7 2 (0.14%) JDE EnterpriseOne
7 2 (0.14%) Oracle EBS
7 2 (0.14%) Oracle EBS R12
7 2 (0.14%) Salesforce.com CRM
7 2 (0.14%) SAP BPC
7 2 (0.14%) SAP CO
7 2 (0.14%) SAP FI
7 2 (0.14%) SAP FI/CO
Cloud Services
1 48 (3.43%) Amazon AWS
2 38 (2.71%) Cloud Computing
3 24 (1.71%) Microsoft Azure
4 20 (1.43%) SaaS
5 19 (1.36%) PaaS
6 16 (1.14%) IaaS
7 9 (0.64%) Amazon EC2
7 9 (0.64%) Amazon ElastiCache
8 6 (0.43%) GitHub
8 6 (0.43%) Office 365
9 5 (0.36%) Google Analytics
10 4 (0.29%) Mimecast
11 2 (0.14%) AdWords
11 2 (0.14%) Google Apps
11 2 (0.14%) Heroku
12 1 (0.071%) Amazon S3
12 1 (0.071%) Engine Yard
12 1 (0.071%) Google Cloud Platform
12 1 (0.071%) SmartFocus
Communications & Networking
1 40 (2.86%) VPN
2 37 (2.64%) Network Security
3 32 (2.29%) LAN
4 27 (1.93%) Wireless
5 24 (1.71%) TCP/IP
5 24 (1.71%) WAN
6 18 (1.29%) DNS
6 18 (1.29%) Firewall
6 18 (1.29%) SAN
7 17 (1.21%) DHCP
7 17 (1.21%) HTTP
8 16 (1.14%) 802.11
9 14 (1.00%) SSL
9 14 (1.00%) Wi-Fi
10 9 (0.64%) Internet
10 9 (0.64%) LDAP
11 8 (0.57%) VoIP
12 7 (0.50%) Broadband
12 7 (0.50%) FTP
13 6 (0.43%) NAS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 240 (17.14%) SQL Server
2 72 (5.14%) MySQL
3 52 (3.71%) Relational Database
4 51 (3.64%) SQL Server 2008
5 46 (3.29%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 42 (3.00%) PostgreSQL
7 39 (2.79%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 37 (2.64%) Data Warehouse
9 35 (2.50%) SQL Server 2012
10 33 (2.36%) Big Data
11 32 (2.29%) NoSQL
12 30 (2.14%) MongoDB
13 28 (2.00%) SQL Server Analysis Services
14 21 (1.50%) GIS
15 20 (1.43%) DB2
16 16 (1.14%) Microsoft Analysis Services
17 14 (1.00%) Electronic Patient Records
18 13 (0.93%) Hadoop
19 12 (0.86%) SQL Server 2014
20 10 (0.71%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 99 (7.07%) Git (software)
2 75 (5.36%) Visual Studio
3 64 (4.57%) Selenium
4 58 (4.14%) JIRA
5 29 (2.07%) Oracle Forms
5 29 (2.07%) Team Foundation Server
6 22 (1.57%) Subversion
7 20 (1.43%) Cucumber
8 19 (1.36%) NUnit
9 17 (1.21%) Jenkins
10 16 (1.14%) JUnit
11 15 (1.07%) HP UFT
11 15 (1.07%) Xcode
12 14 (1.00%) Maven
13 13 (0.93%) Atlassian Bamboo
14 12 (0.86%) Moq
15 11 (0.79%) FitNesse
16 10 (0.71%) Axure RP
17 9 (0.64%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
18 8 (0.57%) JMeter
General
1 289 (20.64%) Finance
2 112 (8.00%) Retail
3 94 (6.71%) Marketing
4 82 (5.86%) Electronics
5 81 (5.79%) Banking
6 65 (4.64%) Manufacturing
7 55 (3.93%) Games
8 42 (3.00%) Telecoms
9 30 (2.14%) Legal
10 23 (1.64%) Aerospace
11 18 (1.29%) Pharmaceutical
12 17 (1.21%) Back Office
12 17 (1.21%) Publishing
13 16 (1.14%) Law
13 16 (1.14%) Local Government
14 13 (0.93%) Advertising
15 5 (0.36%) Billing
16 4 (0.29%) Automotive
16 4 (0.29%) French Language
17 3 (0.21%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 482 (34.43%) Developer
2 191 (13.64%) Analyst
3 148 (10.57%) Java Developer
4 134 (9.57%) Graduate
5 113 (8.07%) Software Developer
6 103 (7.36%) .NET Developer
7 94 (6.71%) Junior
8 90 (6.43%) C# Developer
9 84 (6.00%) Consultant
10 75 (5.36%) Software Engineer
11 73 (5.21%) Project Manager
12 71 (5.07%) C# .NET Developer
13 66 (4.71%) SQL Developer
14 56 (4.00%) Junior Developer
15 54 (3.86%) Business Analyst
16 49 (3.50%) Graduate Developer
17 48 (3.43%) Architect
18 47 (3.36%) ASP.NET Developer
18 47 (3.36%) C# ASP.NET Developer
19 45 (3.21%) Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 256 (18.29%) HTML
2 241 (17.21%) .NET
3 226 (16.14%) CSS
4 150 (10.71%) jQuery
5 132 (9.43%) Web Services
6 130 (9.29%) ASP.NET
7 109 (7.79%) HTML5
8 105 (7.50%) XML
9 82 (5.86%) Spring
10 68 (4.86%) CSS3
11 66 (4.71%) Hibernate
12 62 (4.43%) SOAP
13 55 (3.93%) Node.js
14 54 (3.86%) .NET Framework
15 52 (3.71%) ASP.NET MVC
15 52 (3.71%) J2EE
16 49 (3.50%) AngularJS
16 49 (3.50%) RESTful
17 38 (2.71%) Java EE
18 37 (2.64%) WCF
Miscellaneous
1 404 (28.86%) Computer Science
2 218 (15.57%) Analytical Skills
3 95 (6.79%) Mathematics
4 51 (3.64%) Mobile App
5 50 (3.57%) Data Centre
6 45 (3.21%) User Experience
7 37 (2.64%) Algorithms
8 32 (2.29%) iPad
9 31 (2.21%) Physics
10 29 (2.07%) Social Media
11 25 (1.79%) Blog
12 24 (1.71%) Augmented Reality
12 24 (1.71%) Management Information System
13 23 (1.64%) Enterprise Software
14 22 (1.57%) Visualisation
15 20 (1.43%) Replication
16 19 (1.36%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
16 19 (1.36%) Statistics
17 18 (1.29%) Client/Server
17 18 (1.29%) Embedded Systems
Operating Systems
1 191 (13.64%) Windows
2 167 (11.93%) Linux
3 55 (3.93%) Unix
4 49 (3.50%) Windows Server
5 31 (2.21%) Apple iOS
6 29 (2.07%) Windows Server 2012
7 25 (1.79%) Android
8 21 (1.50%) Embedded Linux
9 20 (1.43%) Windows 7
10 17 (1.21%) Windows Server 2008
11 11 (0.79%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
12 10 (0.71%) Windows CE
13 9 (0.64%) Windows Server 2003
14 6 (0.43%) CentOS
14 6 (0.43%) Mac OS X
14 6 (0.43%) Windows XP
15 5 (0.36%) Debian
16 4 (0.29%) AIX
17 3 (0.21%) Windows 8
18 2 (0.14%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 363 (25.93%) Agile Software Development
2 192 (13.71%) Software Engineering
3 190 (13.57%) Project Management
4 141 (10.07%) OO
5 140 (10.00%) MVC
6 133 (9.50%) ITIL
7 121 (8.64%) Scrum
8 94 (6.71%) Web Development
9 91 (6.50%) OOD
10 89 (6.36%) PRINCE2
11 85 (6.07%) Mentoring
12 84 (6.00%) Unit Testing
13 80 (5.71%) Business Intelligence
14 75 (5.36%) Continuous Improvement
14 75 (5.36%) SDLC
15 73 (5.21%) CRM
16 70 (5.00%) E-Commerce
17 65 (4.64%) Analytics
18 63 (4.50%) Service Delivery
18 63 (4.50%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 328 (23.43%) SQL
2 312 (22.29%) Java
3 292 (20.86%) JavaScript
4 258 (18.43%) C#
5 149 (10.64%) C++
6 121 (8.64%) PHP
7 81 (5.79%) T-SQL
8 80 (5.71%) C
9 48 (3.43%) Python
10 32 (2.29%) Objective-C
11 30 (2.14%) Ruby
12 29 (2.07%) VB.NET
13 23 (1.64%) Embedded C
14 21 (1.50%) PowerShell
15 18 (1.29%) ABAP
15 18 (1.29%) VBScript
16 17 (1.21%) PL/SQL
16 17 (1.21%) VB
17 16 (1.14%) Perl
18 15 (1.07%) Apple Swift
Qualifications
1 55 (3.93%) HND
2 53 (3.79%) ISEB
3 43 (3.07%) Security Cleared
4 36 (2.57%) Microsoft Certification
4 36 (2.57%) PMI Certification
5 34 (2.43%) ISTQB
6 31 (2.21%) CISSP
7 22 (1.57%) BPSS Clearance
7 22 (1.57%) PMP
8 21 (1.50%) PhD
9 19 (1.36%) CHECK Team Leader
9 19 (1.36%) CREST Certified
10 18 (1.29%) CISM
10 18 (1.29%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
11 17 (1.21%) MCSA
12 14 (1.00%) HNC
12 14 (1.00%) ITIL Certification
13 13 (0.93%) MCSE
13 13 (0.93%) MCT
13 13 (0.93%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 73 (5.21%) QA
2 33 (2.36%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 25 (1.79%) SLA
4 19 (1.36%) PCI DSS
5 13 (0.93%) ISO 9001
6 12 (0.86%) Data Quality
7 7 (0.50%) Sarbanes-Oxley
8 6 (0.43%) COBIT
9 5 (0.36%) ISO13485
10 4 (0.29%) WAI
11 1 (0.071%) 21 CFR Part 11
11 1 (0.071%) COSO
11 1 (0.071%) ISO22301
System Software
1 53 (3.79%) Active Directory
2 30 (2.14%) VMware Infrastructure
3 14 (1.00%) Hyper-V
4 13 (0.93%) Terminal Server
5 12 (0.86%) Firmware
6 11 (0.79%) Virtual Machines
7 8 (0.57%) XenApp
8 7 (0.50%) Docker
9 4 (0.29%) Terminal Services
10 3 (0.21%) Ceph
10 3 (0.21%) HDFS
10 3 (0.21%) Xen
11 2 (0.14%) KVM
11 2 (0.14%) oVirt
11 2 (0.14%) Postfix
11 2 (0.14%) PowerHA
11 2 (0.14%) VMware Workstation
12 1 (0.071%) EMC RecoverPoint
12 1 (0.071%) SAP ITS
12 1 (0.071%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 36 (2.57%) Puppet
2 13 (0.93%) SCCM
3 12 (0.86%) Nagios
3 12 (0.86%) Opscode Chef
3 12 (0.86%) QRadar
4 8 (0.57%) HP Quality Center
4 8 (0.57%) SCVMM
5 7 (0.50%) SELinux
6 6 (0.43%) AirWatch
6 6 (0.43%) EdgeSight
6 6 (0.43%) SCOM
7 4 (0.29%) ServiceCenter
8 2 (0.14%) Ansible
8 2 (0.14%) Microsoft Clustering
8 2 (0.14%) Wonderware InTouch
9 1 (0.071%) BMC PATROL
9 1 (0.071%) Cobbler
9 1 (0.071%) EMC NetWorker
9 1 (0.071%) Host Intrusion Detection System
9 1 (0.071%) Oracle RMAN
Vendors
1 211 (15.07%) Microsoft
2 175 (12.50%) Oracle
3 52 (3.71%) SAP
4 49 (3.50%) VMware
5 37 (2.64%) Citrix
6 36 (2.57%) Cisco
7 35 (2.50%) IBM
8 26 (1.86%) Adobe
9 19 (1.36%) HP
10 18 (1.29%) Cognizant
11 16 (1.14%) BT
11 16 (1.14%) EMC
12 15 (1.07%) Red Hat
13 13 (0.93%) iManage
13 13 (0.93%) Interwoven
13 13 (0.93%) NetApp
14 12 (0.86%) ArcSight
14 12 (0.86%) BEA
14 12 (0.86%) Splunk
15 11 (0.79%) CheckPoint
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