The first table below looks at the demand for Degree in IT jobs advertised for the Northamptonshire region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Degree over the 3 months to 1 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Qualifications for the Northamptonshire region.

Location
3 months to
1 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Degree
Rank 15 16 10
Rank change year-on-year
+1 -6
Permanent jobs citing Degree 92 64 108
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Northamptonshire 10.28% 10.05% 16.46%
As % of the Qualifications category 30.36% 39.75% 45.96%
Number of salaries quoted 78 55 102
Average salary £37,500 £32,500 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+15.38% -
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £23,500 £26,700
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £55,000 £42,000
UK excluding London average salary £38,500 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+2.66% -
Qualifications Category
Northamptonshire
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
303 161 235
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Northamptonshire 33.85% 25.27% 35.82%
Number of salaries quoted 276 143 217
Average salary £37,500 £35,000 £37,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.14% -5.40%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,125 £22,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £50,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £41,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.50% -
Degree
East Midlands

Degree
Jobs Demand Trend in Northamptonshire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Degree across the Northamptonshire region as a proportion of the total demand within the Qualifications category.

Degree Jobs Demand Trend in Northamptonshire

Degree
Salary Trend in Northamptonshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Degree across the Northamptonshire region.

Degree Salary Trend in Northamptonshire

Degree
Salary Histogram in Northamptonshire

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Degree across the Northamptonshire region over the 3 months to 1 August 2014.

Degree Salary Histogram in Northamptonshire

Degree
Job Locations in Northamptonshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Degree within the Northamptonshire region over the 3 months to 1 August 2014. 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
Northampton -7 70 £35,000 +9.37% 9
Kettering +2 3 £25,000 -
Towcester -3 3 £17,500 -58.33%
Corby +5 1 £42,000 +61.53% 1
Degree
East Midlands

Degree
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Northamptonshire

For the 6 months to 1 August 2014, IT jobs across the Northamptonshire 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 82 (45.30%) Computer Science
2 71 (39.23%) Software Engineering
3 52 (28.73%) Java
3 52 (28.73%) Agile Software Development
4 45 (24.86%) Linux
5 42 (23.20%) J2EE
6 39 (21.55%) SQL
7 38 (20.99%) Windows
8 36 (19.89%) C#
8 36 (19.89%) Struts
8 36 (19.89%) Sun
8 36 (19.89%) Sun Certification
9 34 (18.78%) Web Development
10 33 (18.23%) JavaScript
11 31 (17.13%) XML
12 30 (16.57%) .NET
13 29 (16.02%) Finance
14 25 (13.81%) Unit Testing
15 24 (13.26%) Enterprise Software
15 24 (13.26%) JUnit
15 24 (13.26%) Web Services
15 24 (13.26%) JSP
15 24 (13.26%) EJB
16 22 (12.15%) Mathematics
16 22 (12.15%) WPF
16 22 (12.15%) Oracle
17 21 (11.60%) SQL Server
18 20 (11.05%) C
18 20 (11.05%) HTML
18 20 (11.05%) Visual Studio

Degree
Top Related IT Skills in Northamptonshire by Category

For the 6 months to 1 August 2014, IT jobs across the Northamptonshire 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 17 (9.39%) Tomcat
2 16 (8.84%) Apache
3 7 (3.87%) SharePoint
4 5 (2.76%) MS Exchange
5 2 (1.10%) Mule
5 2 (1.10%) SharePoint 2013
6 1 (0.55%) Lync
6 1 (0.55%) SharePoint 2010
6 1 (0.55%) WebSphere
6 1 (0.55%) SharePoint Server
6 1 (0.55%) IIS
6 1 (0.55%) SAS
6 1 (0.55%) CICS
Applications
1 7 (3.87%) MS Excel
2 5 (2.76%) MS Project
3 4 (2.21%) MS Visio
4 1 (0.55%) MS PowerPoint
4 1 (0.55%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 7 (3.87%) SAP SD
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.55%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 7 (3.87%) TCP/IP
2 2 (1.10%) Internet
3 1 (0.55%) Wireless
3 1 (0.55%) DHCP
3 1 (0.55%) Firewall
3 1 (0.55%) RFID
3 1 (0.55%) Extranet
3 1 (0.55%) Intranet
3 1 (0.55%) DNS
3 1 (0.55%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 21 (11.60%) SQL Server
2 7 (3.87%) SAP BW
3 4 (2.21%) Oracle Database
4 3 (1.66%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 2 (1.10%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 2 (1.10%) Relational Database
6 1 (0.55%) SQL Server 2012
6 1 (0.55%) SQL Server 2008
6 1 (0.55%) SQL Server 2005
6 1 (0.55%) DB2
Development Applications
1 24 (13.26%) JUnit
2 20 (11.05%) Visual Studio
3 15 (8.29%) Team Foundation Server
4 8 (4.42%) VSS/SourceSafe
5 3 (1.66%) Subversion
6 1 (0.55%) SpecFlow
6 1 (0.55%) Hudson
6 1 (0.55%) Cucumber
6 1 (0.55%) Selenium
6 1 (0.55%) FitNesse
6 1 (0.55%) JIRA
6 1 (0.55%) Maven
6 1 (0.55%) Ant
General
1 29 (16.02%) Finance
2 19 (10.50%) Telecoms
2 19 (10.50%) Games
3 15 (8.29%) Marketing
4 9 (4.97%) Electronics
5 6 (3.31%) Legal
6 5 (2.76%) Law
7 4 (2.21%) Manufacturing
7 4 (2.21%) Retail
8 1 (0.55%) Banking
8 1 (0.55%) Automotive
8 1 (0.55%) Investment Banking
8 1 (0.55%) Pharmaceutical
8 1 (0.55%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 68 (37.57%) Developer
2 58 (32.04%) Analyst
3 36 (19.89%) J2EE Developer
3 36 (19.89%) Java Developer
3 36 (19.89%) Java/J2EE Developer
4 31 (17.13%) Business Analyst
5 23 (12.71%) C# Developer
5 23 (12.71%) C# .NET Developer
6 19 (10.50%) Software Engineer
7 18 (9.94%) Software Developer
7 18 (9.94%) Support Analyst
8 17 (9.39%) C# Software Developer
9 14 (7.73%) C Software Engineer
9 14 (7.73%) C# ASP.NET Developer
9 14 (7.73%) .NET Developer
10 12 (6.63%) Developer Analyst
10 12 (6.63%) Software Support Analyst
10 12 (6.63%) Design Engineer
10 12 (6.63%) Graduate
10 12 (6.63%) Senior Design Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 42 (23.20%) J2EE
2 36 (19.89%) Struts
3 31 (17.13%) XML
4 30 (16.57%) .NET
5 24 (13.26%) Web Services
5 24 (13.26%) JSP
5 24 (13.26%) EJB
6 22 (12.15%) WPF
7 20 (11.05%) HTML
8 18 (9.94%) ASP.NET
8 18 (9.94%) Servlets
9 16 (8.84%) WCF
9 16 (8.84%) jQuery
10 15 (8.29%) Silverlight
11 12 (6.63%) Hibernate
11 12 (6.63%) Spring
12 10 (5.52%) HTML5
13 8 (4.42%) WinForms
14 7 (3.87%) Ajax
15 6 (3.31%) .NET Framework
Miscellaneous
1 82 (45.30%) Computer Science
2 24 (13.26%) Enterprise Software
3 22 (12.15%) Mathematics
4 19 (10.50%) Physics
5 13 (7.18%) N-Tier
5 13 (7.18%) Firmware
6 10 (5.52%) MPEG
6 10 (5.52%) VHDL
7 9 (4.97%) Blog
8 6 (3.31%) Social Media
9 4 (2.21%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
9 4 (2.21%) Open Source
10 2 (1.10%) RIA
10 2 (1.10%) FMCG
11 1 (0.55%) Visualisation
11 1 (0.55%) iPhone
11 1 (0.55%) IBM Mainframe
11 1 (0.55%) Credit Risk
11 1 (0.55%) Statistics
11 1 (0.55%) Client/Server
Operating Systems
1 45 (24.86%) Linux
2 38 (20.99%) Windows
3 7 (3.87%) Windows Server 2008
4 2 (1.10%) UNIX
5 1 (0.55%) Windows Server 2012
5 1 (0.55%) CentOS
5 1 (0.55%) Windows 7
5 1 (0.55%) Android
5 1 (0.55%) Windows XP
5 1 (0.55%) zOS
5 1 (0.55%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 71 (39.23%) Software Engineering
2 52 (28.73%) Agile Software Development
3 34 (18.78%) Web Development
4 25 (13.81%) Unit Testing
5 17 (9.39%) OOD
6 15 (8.29%) Business Analysis
7 14 (7.73%) PRINCE2
8 13 (7.18%) TDD
9 12 (6.63%) E-Commerce
10 11 (6.08%) SOA
11 10 (5.52%) Waterfall
11 10 (5.52%) Image Processing
12 9 (4.97%) Stakeholder Management
12 9 (4.97%) OO
13 8 (4.42%) Project Management
13 8 (4.42%) Technical Architecture
13 8 (4.42%) Pair Programming
13 8 (4.42%) DevOps
14 7 (3.87%) Programme Management
14 7 (3.87%) Scrum
Programming Languages
1 52 (28.73%) Java
2 39 (21.55%) SQL
3 36 (19.89%) C#
4 33 (18.23%) JavaScript
5 20 (11.05%) C
6 19 (10.50%) C++
7 7 (3.87%) Embedded C
8 2 (1.10%) Embedded C++
8 2 (1.10%) Shell Script
8 2 (1.10%) ABAP
8 2 (1.10%) T-SQL
8 2 (1.10%) C-shell
8 2 (1.10%) Bash Shell
9 1 (0.55%) Ruby
9 1 (0.55%) VB
9 1 (0.55%) VB.NET
9 1 (0.55%) COBOL
9 1 (0.55%) Perl
9 1 (0.55%) PHP
9 1 (0.55%) Python
Qualifications
1 36 (19.89%) Sun Certification
2 20 (11.05%) PhD
3 12 (6.63%) OCPJP
3 12 (6.63%) OCMJD
3 12 (6.63%) SC Cleared
3 12 (6.63%) Security Cleared
4 9 (4.97%) ISEB
5 5 (2.76%) MBA
5 5 (2.76%) ISTQB
6 3 (1.66%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
6 3 (1.66%) Microsoft Certification
6 3 (1.66%) RHCE
7 2 (1.10%) Cisco Certification
7 2 (1.10%) CCNA
7 2 (1.10%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
8 1 (0.55%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
8 1 (0.55%) MCSE
8 1 (0.55%) MCDBA
8 1 (0.55%) HND
8 1 (0.55%) MCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (1.66%) QA
2 2 (1.10%) SLA
3 1 (0.55%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 3 (1.66%) Squid
2 2 (1.10%) Active Directory
2 2 (1.10%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (0.55%) RACF
Systems Management
1 1 (0.55%) HP Quality Center
1 1 (0.55%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 36 (19.89%) Sun
2 22 (12.15%) Oracle
3 17 (9.39%) Microsoft
4 12 (6.63%) EMC
5 9 (4.97%) SAP
6 6 (3.31%) JBoss
7 4 (2.21%) Twitter
8 3 (1.66%) VMware
8 3 (1.66%) Cognizant
9 1 (0.55%) Facebook
9 1 (0.55%) Business Objects
9 1 (0.55%) Red Hat
9 1 (0.55%) IBM
9 1 (0.55%) Citrix
Northampton, Northamptonshire
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £50000 Per Annum
Posted: 12 hours ago
Northampton, Northamptonshire
Searchability.co.uk
Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum
Posted: 13 hours ago
Northampton, Northamptonshire
Searchability.co.uk
Salary: £30000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 13 hours ago
Northampton, Northamptonshire
Verticality Ltd
Salary: £21000 to £24000 per annum - excellent benefits including healthcare
Posted: 16 hours ago
Northampton, Northamptonshire
C.O.A.L IT Services Ltd
Salary: Package and Bonus
Posted: 18 hours ago
Northamptonshire
Real Staffing
Salary: £36000 - £43000 per annum + competitive bonuses
Posted: Yesterday
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EasyWebRecruitment.com
Salary: From £25,000 to £45,000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Northampton, Northamptonshire
Searchability.co.uk
Salary: £18000 - £20000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Northampton, Northamptonshire
IT Executive Ltd
Salary: £22000 - £28000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Northamptonshire
Progressive Recruitment
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Northamptonshire
RS Components
Posted: 5 days ago
Northamptonshire
Progressive Recruitment
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 9 days ago
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Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: 10 days ago
Northamptonshire
OCC Computer personnel
Salary: 26000-27000 Per Annum Competitive Basic with great benefits!
Posted: 10 days ago
Northamptonshire
Progressive Recruitment
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 14 days ago
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La Salle Education
Salary: From £35,000 to £35,000 per annum
Posted: 18 days ago