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 19 February 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
19 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Degree
England / North West
Rank 15 12 15
Rank change year-on-year
-3 +3
Permanent jobs citing Degree 714 759 780
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 12.02% 13.40% 11.16%
As % of the Qualifications category 51.52% 50.07% 42.58%
Number of salaries quoted 529 570 623
Median salary £37,500 £40,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
-6.25% +6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,500 £22,500 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £55,000 £55,000
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

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
1386 1516 1832
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 23.34% 26.76% 26.22%
Number of salaries quoted 1016 1200 1484
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 £25,000 £23,500 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £57,000 £57,825 £57,500
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 19 February 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 19 February 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 -1 504 £40,000 -5.88% 83
Cheshire -2 98 £40,000 +8.84% 35
Lancashire -12 48 £32,500 -16.66% 11
Merseyside -12 44 £28,750 -28.12% 9
Cumbria 0 3 £67,500 +28.57% 3
Degree
England

Degree
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 19 February 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.

1 415 (31.58%) Computer Science
2 396 (30.14%) Agile Software Development
3 318 (24.20%) SQL
4 309 (23.52%) HTML
5 305 (23.21%) JavaScript
6 289 (21.99%) C#
7 270 (20.55%) .NET
8 250 (19.03%) CSS
9 242 (18.42%) Java
10 240 (18.26%) Software Engineering
11 219 (16.67%) jQuery
12 218 (16.59%) Analytical Skills
13 211 (16.06%) Microsoft
14 206 (15.68%) Finance
15 179 (13.62%) SQL Server
16 172 (13.09%) PHP
17 159 (12.10%) C
18 156 (11.87%) MVC
19 155 (11.80%) MS Excel
20 151 (11.49%) Scrum
21 146 (11.11%) Linux
22 142 (10.81%) Information Security
22 142 (10.81%) SDLC
23 139 (10.58%) ASP.NET
24 138 (10.50%) Oracle
25 129 (9.82%) Windows
26 123 (9.36%) AngularJS
27 119 (9.06%) MySQL
28 117 (8.90%) Web Development
29 116 (8.83%) C++

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 57 (4.34%) SharePoint
2 44 (3.35%) Apache Spark
3 43 (3.27%) IIS
4 42 (3.20%) Apache Pig
4 42 (3.20%) Elasticsearch
5 25 (1.90%) Apache
6 23 (1.75%) Tomcat
7 22 (1.67%) Confluence
8 21 (1.60%) SAS
9 20 (1.52%) MS Exchange
10 15 (1.14%) JBoss
10 15 (1.14%) WordPress
11 14 (1.07%) WebLogic
12 12 (0.91%) BizTalk Server
13 11 (0.84%) Exchange Server 2010
14 9 (0.68%) Exchange Server 2013
15 8 (0.61%) WebSphere
16 7 (0.53%) OpenStack
17 6 (0.46%) CMS
18 3 (0.23%) CICS
Applications
1 155 (11.80%) MS Excel
2 78 (5.94%) MS Office
3 55 (4.19%) MS PowerPoint
4 20 (1.52%) Acrobat
4 20 (1.52%) Camtasia
4 20 (1.52%) Snagit
5 17 (1.29%) MS Visio
6 16 (1.22%) Photoshop
7 12 (0.91%) InDesign
8 10 (0.76%) SPSS
9 9 (0.68%) Adobe Illustrator
10 8 (0.61%) Adobe Creative Suite
10 8 (0.61%) Stata
11 4 (0.30%) SOLIDWORKS
12 3 (0.23%) Adobe After Effects
12 3 (0.23%) Autodesk Inventor
12 3 (0.23%) MS Project
13 2 (0.15%) AutoCAD
13 2 (0.15%) PTC Creo
13 2 (0.15%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 16 (1.22%) Dynamics CRM
2 8 (0.61%) Dynamics AX
3 7 (0.53%) Magento
3 7 (0.53%) Payment Gateway
3 7 (0.53%) SAP Oil and Gas
4 6 (0.46%) SAP HCM
4 6 (0.46%) SAP MM
4 6 (0.46%) SAP SCM
5 5 (0.38%) Dynamics NAV
5 5 (0.38%) SAP PP
6 4 (0.30%) Oracle Financials
6 4 (0.30%) PlanetPress Connect
6 4 (0.30%) SAP AFS
6 4 (0.30%) SAP CO
6 4 (0.30%) SAP FI
6 4 (0.30%) SAP FI/CO
6 4 (0.30%) SAP GRC
7 2 (0.15%) Oracle EBS R12
7 2 (0.15%) SAP ERP
7 2 (0.15%) SAP S/4HANA
Cloud Services
1 26 (1.98%) Amazon AWS
2 25 (1.90%) SaaS
3 23 (1.75%) Microsoft Azure
4 21 (1.60%) IaaS
4 21 (1.60%) PaaS
5 15 (1.14%) Google Cloud Platform
6 8 (0.61%) GitHub
7 6 (0.46%) SuccessFactors
8 5 (0.38%) Cloud Computing
9 4 (0.30%) Amazon S3
9 4 (0.30%) Google Analytics
9 4 (0.30%) Office 365
10 3 (0.23%) iPaaS
11 2 (0.15%) Google Play
11 2 (0.15%) MailChimp
12 1 (0.076%) Google Tag Manager
12 1 (0.076%) Sumo Logic
12 1 (0.076%) Veeva
12 1 (0.076%) Yammer
Communications & Networking
1 47 (3.58%) Firewall
2 46 (3.50%) VPN
3 42 (3.20%) WAN
4 40 (3.04%) LAN
5 36 (2.74%) Network Security
6 31 (2.36%) Internet
7 29 (2.21%) TCP/IP
8 28 (2.13%) Wireless
9 26 (1.98%) DHCP
10 23 (1.75%) SAN
11 20 (1.52%) DNS
12 17 (1.29%) Intrusion Detection
13 14 (1.07%) VoIP
14 13 (0.99%) Cisco Wireless
14 13 (0.99%) SSL
15 11 (0.84%) MPLS
16 10 (0.76%) BGP
17 9 (0.68%) HTTP
18 8 (0.61%) IPv4
18 8 (0.61%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 179 (13.62%) SQL Server
2 119 (9.06%) MySQL
3 78 (5.94%) Relational Database
4 70 (5.33%) RDBMS
5 58 (4.41%) NoSQL
6 54 (4.11%) Big Data
6 54 (4.11%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 45 (3.42%) Hadoop
7 45 (3.42%) MongoDB
8 43 (3.27%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 42 (3.20%) Apache Hive
10 27 (2.05%) SQL Server 2008
11 17 (1.29%) SQL Server 2014
12 15 (1.14%) SQL Server 2012
12 15 (1.14%) SQL Server Analysis Services
13 14 (1.07%) Data Warehouse
13 14 (1.07%) DB2
14 13 (0.99%) SQL Server 2000
15 12 (0.91%) SQL Server 2005
16 7 (0.53%) MS Access
Development Applications
1 91 (6.93%) Git (software)
2 79 (6.01%) JIRA
3 70 (5.33%) Visual Studio
4 63 (4.79%) Selenium
5 49 (3.73%) Subversion
6 37 (2.82%) Team Foundation Server
7 36 (2.74%) Cucumber
8 23 (1.75%) Mercurial
9 19 (1.45%) Jenkins
10 14 (1.07%) Gradle
11 13 (0.99%) NUnit
12 12 (0.91%) HP UFT
13 11 (0.84%) AccuRev
14 9 (0.68%) FitNesse
14 9 (0.68%) TeamCity
15 8 (0.61%) Atlassian Bamboo
15 8 (0.61%) Maven
16 7 (0.53%) ClearCase
16 7 (0.53%) JUnit
16 7 (0.53%) Visual Studio Team System
General
1 206 (15.68%) Finance
2 88 (6.70%) Banking
3 79 (6.01%) Marketing
4 58 (4.41%) Military
5 56 (4.26%) Manufacturing
6 50 (3.81%) Retail
7 48 (3.65%) Telecoms
8 43 (3.27%) Games
9 41 (3.12%) Legal
10 38 (2.89%) Electronics
11 32 (2.44%) Law
12 23 (1.75%) French Language
13 20 (1.52%) German Language
14 19 (1.45%) Billing
15 15 (1.14%) Financial Institution
16 13 (0.99%) Corporate Banking
16 13 (0.99%) Multimedia
17 10 (0.76%) Automotive
17 10 (0.76%) Pharmaceutical
18 7 (0.53%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 420 (31.96%) Developer
2 197 (14.99%) Analyst
3 105 (7.99%) .NET Developer
4 104 (7.91%) Software Engineer
5 98 (7.46%) C# Developer
6 89 (6.77%) Software Developer
7 85 (6.47%) Consultant
7 85 (6.47%) Graduate
8 80 (6.09%) JavaScript Developer
9 79 (6.01%) C# .NET Developer
10 75 (5.71%) Architect
11 71 (5.40%) Business Analyst
12 65 (4.95%) Junior
13 63 (4.79%) Java Developer
14 62 (4.72%) Senior Developer
15 52 (3.96%) PHP Developer
16 51 (3.88%) Web Developer
17 50 (3.81%) SQL Developer
18 44 (3.35%) Java Software Developer
19 41 (3.12%) Junior Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 309 (23.52%) HTML
2 270 (20.55%) .NET
3 250 (19.03%) CSS
4 219 (16.67%) jQuery
5 139 (10.58%) ASP.NET
6 123 (9.36%) AngularJS
7 113 (8.60%) HTML5
8 95 (7.23%) Web Services
9 92 (7.00%) .NET Framework
10 80 (6.09%) CSS3
11 79 (6.01%) Spring
12 78 (5.94%) Node.js
13 71 (5.40%) ASP.NET MVC
14 68 (5.18%) Java EE
14 68 (5.18%) Twitter Bootstrap
15 61 (4.64%) Middleware
16 54 (4.11%) Hibernate
17 46 (3.50%) Entity Framework
18 45 (3.42%) XML
19 43 (3.27%) Apache Camel
Miscellaneous
1 415 (31.58%) Computer Science
2 218 (16.59%) Analytical Skills
3 107 (8.14%) Mathematics
4 86 (6.54%) Management Information System
5 82 (6.24%) Algorithms
6 77 (5.86%) iPad
7 73 (5.56%) User Experience
8 71 (5.40%) Visualisation
9 52 (3.96%) Data Structures
10 49 (3.73%) Data Centre
11 39 (2.97%) Statistics
12 38 (2.89%) Mobile App
13 29 (2.21%) PKI
14 24 (1.83%) Economics
15 20 (1.52%) Security Operations Centre
15 20 (1.52%) Smart Meter
16 19 (1.45%) Physics
16 19 (1.45%) Smartphone
17 16 (1.22%) Driving Licence
17 16 (1.22%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 146 (11.11%) Linux
2 129 (9.82%) Windows
3 39 (2.97%) Windows Server
4 37 (2.82%) Android
5 34 (2.59%) Windows 7
6 33 (2.51%) Unix
7 32 (2.44%) Apple iOS
8 25 (1.90%) Embedded Linux
9 21 (1.60%) Windows 10
10 19 (1.45%) Windows Server 2008
11 14 (1.07%) Windows Server 2012
12 11 (0.84%) Windows Server 2003
13 10 (0.76%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
14 9 (0.68%) Windows XP
15 7 (0.53%) Windows 8
16 6 (0.46%) HPUX
16 6 (0.46%) Nucleus RTOS
16 6 (0.46%) Windows Mobile
17 5 (0.38%) Mac OS X
18 2 (0.15%) Windows Embedded Compact
Processes & Methodologies
1 396 (30.14%) Agile Software Development
2 240 (18.26%) Software Engineering
3 156 (11.87%) MVC
4 151 (11.49%) Scrum
5 142 (10.81%) Information Security
5 142 (10.81%) SDLC
6 117 (8.90%) Web Development
7 107 (8.14%) Project Management
8 103 (7.84%) Analytics
9 102 (7.76%) OO
10 95 (7.23%) Risk Management
11 94 (7.15%) ITIL
12 92 (7.00%) Time Management
13 90 (6.85%) DevOps
14 85 (6.47%) Validation
15 82 (6.24%) Continuous Improvement
16 81 (6.16%) Stakeholder Management
17 75 (5.71%) Business Intelligence
18 73 (5.56%) Continuous Integration
19 72 (5.48%) Business Analysis
Programming Languages
1 318 (24.20%) SQL
2 305 (23.21%) JavaScript
3 289 (21.99%) C#
4 242 (18.42%) Java
5 172 (13.09%) PHP
6 159 (12.10%) C
7 116 (8.83%) C++
8 103 (7.84%) Python
9 56 (4.26%) Perl
10 49 (3.73%) Ruby
11 42 (3.20%) T-SQL
12 39 (2.97%) Embedded C
13 38 (2.89%) VB
14 30 (2.28%) R
15 26 (1.98%) VB.NET
16 23 (1.75%) PowerShell
17 21 (1.60%) Embedded C++
18 18 (1.37%) VBScript
19 15 (1.14%) PL/SQL
20 14 (1.07%) MATLAB
Qualifications
1 85 (6.47%) Security Cleared
2 62 (4.72%) DV Cleared
3 58 (4.41%) Microsoft Certification
4 54 (4.11%) CISSP
5 46 (3.50%) Cisco Certification
6 45 (3.42%) CISM
7 42 (3.20%) ISEB
8 36 (2.74%) CCNA
9 30 (2.28%) HND
10 26 (1.98%) CCNP
10 26 (1.98%) MCSA
11 22 (1.67%) HNC
12 20 (1.52%) MCSE
12 20 (1.52%) MOS
12 20 (1.52%) PhD
13 19 (1.45%) SC Cleared
14 17 (1.29%) CISA
14 17 (1.29%) IISP
14 17 (1.29%) PMP
15 16 (1.22%) Postgraduate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 78 (5.94%) QA
2 44 (3.35%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 34 (2.59%) PCI DSS
4 28 (2.13%) SLA
5 27 (2.05%) Data Quality
6 12 (0.91%) COBIT
7 6 (0.46%) ISO22301
8 5 (0.38%) ISO 9001
9 2 (0.15%) IAS 39
9 2 (0.15%) IFRS
9 2 (0.15%) IFRS 9
9 2 (0.15%) JSP 440
9 2 (0.15%) RMADS
9 2 (0.15%) Sarbanes-Oxley
10 1 (0.076%) GPG13
10 1 (0.076%) GxP
10 1 (0.076%) ISO13485
System Software
1 80 (6.09%) VMware Infrastructure
2 65 (4.95%) Hyper-V
3 54 (4.11%) Active Directory
4 37 (2.82%) Firmware
5 13 (0.99%) vSphere
6 6 (0.46%) Microsoft App-V
6 6 (0.46%) VMware ESX
7 4 (0.30%) vCloud
8 2 (0.15%) Docker
8 2 (0.15%) XenApp
9 1 (0.076%) NDS
9 1 (0.076%) VMware ESXi
9 1 (0.076%) zsh
Systems Management
1 15 (1.14%) Opscode Chef
2 14 (1.07%) Cisco CUCM
3 13 (0.99%) Cisco Prime
4 9 (0.68%) AirWatch
4 9 (0.68%) Ansible
4 9 (0.68%) Puppet
4 9 (0.68%) SCCM
5 8 (0.61%) ServiceCenter
6 7 (0.53%) WSUS
7 6 (0.46%) Nagios
8 5 (0.38%) Failover Clustering
8 5 (0.38%) McAfee ePO
8 5 (0.38%) Salt
9 4 (0.30%) BMC PATROL
9 4 (0.30%) OpenView
9 4 (0.30%) Tivoli
9 4 (0.30%) Tivoli Endpoint Manager
10 3 (0.23%) FortiGate
11 2 (0.15%) HP Quality Center
11 2 (0.15%) RSA enVision
Vendors
1 211 (16.06%) Microsoft
2 138 (10.50%) Oracle
3 89 (6.77%) VMware
4 63 (4.79%) Cisco
5 52 (3.96%) SAP
6 41 (3.12%) IBM
7 38 (2.89%) Adobe
8 24 (1.83%) Citrix
9 22 (1.67%) Splunk
10 20 (1.52%) iManage
11 18 (1.37%) ArcSight
12 17 (1.29%) Demandware
12 17 (1.29%) EMC
12 17 (1.29%) Google
12 17 (1.29%) Tableau
13 16 (1.22%) HP
14 11 (0.84%) Intel Security
15 10 (0.76%) Cognizant
15 10 (0.76%) Zend
16 9 (0.68%) Orchard
Runcorn, Cheshire
Sopra Steria Recruitment
Salary: From £25,000 to £35,000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Oldham, Lancashire
Searchability
Salary: £18000 - £22000 per annum + Pension, Gym Membership
Posted: 2 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Searchability
Salary: £20000 - £40000 per annum + 23 Days Holiday
Posted: 2 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Saxon Recruitment Solutions
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + Excellent Benefits + Bonus
Posted: 13 hours ago
Bury, Lancashire
Searchability
Salary: £35000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Crewe, Cheshire
Digitech Resourcing Ltd
Salary: From £16,000 to £18,000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Digital Gurus
Posted: 3 days ago
Sandbach, Cheshire
Deanslist Limited
Salary: From £20,000 to £26,000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 15 hours ago
Sandbach, Cheshire
Adria Solutions Ltd
Salary: £1 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Wilmslow, Cheshire
Sanderson
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + extremely good benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Chorley, Lancashire
Applause IT Innovation
Salary: £18000 - £22000 per annum + Pension, Health, Training
Posted: 2 days ago
Chorley, Lancashire
GK Recruitment
Salary: From £22,000 to £25,000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Merseyside
Harvey Nash plc
Posted: 2 days ago
Altrincham, Cheshire
Ascent People Ltd
Salary: £28000 - £38000 per annum + Benefits + Bonus
Posted: 3 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Informatiq Consulting
Salary: £35000 - £55000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Knutsford, Cheshire
Oscar
Salary: £20000 - £23000 per annum + competitive benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Knutsford, Cheshire
Ashdown IT
Salary: £35000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Birkenhead, Merseyside
FT Select
Salary: Competitive salary
Posted: 3 days ago
Greater Manchester
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £50,000 - £70,000
Posted: 2 days ago
Knutsford, Cheshire
Oscar
Salary: £25000 - £28000 per annum + competitive benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Total Recruitment Specialists Limited / TRG / Total recruitment group
Salary: £45000 - £55000 Per Annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Broughton-In-Furness, Cumbria
Webrecruit
Salary: £20,000 per annum Plus Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
The Bridge Ltd
Salary: Up to £60,000 per annum plus benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Ascent People Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + Benefits + Bonus
Posted: 4 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Eutopia Solutions Ltd
Salary: £35000.00 - £45000.00 per annum + package & bonus
Posted: 5 days ago
Cheshire
Digitech Resourcing Ltd
Salary: From £45,000 to £75,000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Informatiq Consulting
Salary: £25000 - £55000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Vantage Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: From £30,000 to £35,000 per annum Benefits package (Including Bonus)
Posted: 5 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Raytheon Systems Ltd
Salary: Competitive salary plus benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Chester, Cheshire
Spring Technology
Salary: £60000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago