The first table below looks at the demand for Degree in IT jobs advertised for the Preston region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Degree over the 3 months to 23 April 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 Preston region.

Location
3 months to
23 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Degree
Rank 23 21 4
Rank change year-on-year
-2 -17
Permanent jobs citing Degree 12 7 47
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Preston 8.89% 6.67% 32.64%
As % of the Qualifications category 60.00% 23.33% 88.68%
Number of salaries quoted 6 7 45
Average salary £24,750 £27,500 £27,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-10.00% -
90% offered a salary of more than £18,750 £18,800 £21,000
10% offered a salary of more than £32,250 £47,000 £36,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -
Qualifications Category
Preston
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
20 30 53
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Preston 14.81% 28.57% 36.81%
Number of salaries quoted 14 26 51
Average salary £30,000 £32,500 £30,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-7.69% +8.33%
90% offered a salary of more than £17,500 £27,500 £21,300
10% offered a salary of more than £42,500 £36,000 £35,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
Degree
Lancashire

Degree
Jobs Demand Trend in Preston

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

Degree Jobs Demand Trend in Preston

Degree
Salary Trend in Preston

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

Degree Salary Trend in Preston

Degree
Salary Histogram in Preston

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Degree across the Preston region over the 3 months to 23 April 2014.

Degree Salary Histogram in Preston

Degree
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Preston

For the 6 months to 23 April 2014, IT jobs across the Preston 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 8 (40.00%) Finance
2 6 (30.00%) SC Cleared
2 6 (30.00%) Security Cleared
3 5 (25.00%) Business Transformation
4 4 (20.00%) Microsoft
4 4 (20.00%) Microsoft Certification
4 4 (20.00%) SQL Server
4 4 (20.00%) XML
5 3 (15.00%) MS Office
5 3 (15.00%) Java
5 3 (15.00%) C#
5 3 (15.00%) .NET
5 3 (15.00%) Servlets
5 3 (15.00%) Struts
5 3 (15.00%) Web Services
5 3 (15.00%) Windows
5 3 (15.00%) MS Excel
5 3 (15.00%) MS Exchange
5 3 (15.00%) Oracle
5 3 (15.00%) Hibernate
5 3 (15.00%) Spring
5 3 (15.00%) Software Engineering
5 3 (15.00%) User Acceptance Testing
6 2 (10.00%) VMware Infrastructure
6 2 (10.00%) Windows Server 2008
6 2 (10.00%) RESTful
6 2 (10.00%) Struts2
6 2 (10.00%) Kanban
6 2 (10.00%) ASP.NET MVC
6 2 (10.00%) Rhino Mocks

Degree
Top Related IT Skills in Preston by Category

For the 6 months to 23 April 2014, IT jobs across the Preston 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 3 (15.00%) MS Exchange
2 1 (5.00%) Jetty
2 1 (5.00%) Exchange Server 2010
2 1 (5.00%) WebLogic
2 1 (5.00%) Tomcat
Applications
1 3 (15.00%) MS Office
1 3 (15.00%) MS Excel
2 1 (5.00%) MS Visio
2 1 (5.00%) Spreadsheet
Communications & Networking
1 2 (10.00%) LAN
1 2 (10.00%) WAN
2 1 (5.00%) PBX
2 1 (5.00%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (20.00%) SQL Server
2 2 (10.00%) SQL Server 2012
3 1 (5.00%) Oracle Database
3 1 (5.00%) MS Access
3 1 (5.00%) Oracle Database 10g
3 1 (5.00%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 2 (10.00%) NUnit
1 2 (10.00%) Rhino Mocks
1 2 (10.00%) Moq
General
1 8 (40.00%) Finance
2 2 (10.00%) Games
Job Titles
1 6 (30.00%) Consultant
2 5 (25.00%) Business Consultant
2 5 (25.00%) Business Transformation Consultant
3 4 (20.00%) Analyst
4 3 (15.00%) Software Engineer
4 3 (15.00%) Developer
4 3 (15.00%) Java Software Engineer
5 2 (10.00%) Junior
5 2 (10.00%) Graduate
5 2 (10.00%) Business Analyst
5 2 (10.00%) Junior Developer
5 2 (10.00%) IT Support
5 2 (10.00%) .NET Developer
5 2 (10.00%) Junior .NET Developer
6 1 (5.00%) Senior Architect
6 1 (5.00%) Test Architect
6 1 (5.00%) Senior Test Architect
6 1 (5.00%) QA Leader
6 1 (5.00%) Automation Analyst
6 1 (5.00%) Lead Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (20.00%) XML
2 3 (15.00%) Hibernate
2 3 (15.00%) Spring
2 3 (15.00%) .NET
2 3 (15.00%) Servlets
2 3 (15.00%) Struts
2 3 (15.00%) Web Services
3 2 (10.00%) ASP.NET
3 2 (10.00%) JSP
3 2 (10.00%) SVG
3 2 (10.00%) NHibernate
3 2 (10.00%) .NET Framework
3 2 (10.00%) JSTL
3 2 (10.00%) Spring MVC
3 2 (10.00%) LINQ
3 2 (10.00%) RESTful
3 2 (10.00%) Struts2
3 2 (10.00%) ASP.NET MVC
3 2 (10.00%) ASP.NET MVC 4
3 2 (10.00%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 2 (10.00%) Computer Science
2 1 (5.00%) Data Protection Act
2 1 (5.00%) Mathematics
2 1 (5.00%) Physics
Operating Systems
1 3 (15.00%) Windows
2 2 (10.00%) Linux
2 2 (10.00%) Windows XP
2 2 (10.00%) Windows Server 2003
2 2 (10.00%) Windows Vista
2 2 (10.00%) Windows Server 2008
3 1 (5.00%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (25.00%) Business Transformation
2 3 (15.00%) Software Engineering
2 3 (15.00%) User Acceptance Testing
3 2 (10.00%) BDD
3 2 (10.00%) Kanban
3 2 (10.00%) Scrum
3 2 (10.00%) Agile Software Development
3 2 (10.00%) TDD
3 2 (10.00%) OO
3 2 (10.00%) MVC
3 2 (10.00%) Web Application Development
4 1 (5.00%) UML
4 1 (5.00%) Workflow
4 1 (5.00%) Project Management
4 1 (5.00%) GAP Analysis
4 1 (5.00%) Matrix Management
4 1 (5.00%) QMS
4 1 (5.00%) Data Protection
4 1 (5.00%) Business Process Improvement
4 1 (5.00%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 3 (15.00%) C#
1 3 (15.00%) Java
2 2 (10.00%) JavaScript
2 2 (10.00%) SQL
2 2 (10.00%) VB
2 2 (10.00%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 6 (30.00%) SC Cleared
1 6 (30.00%) Security Cleared
2 4 (20.00%) Microsoft Certification
3 2 (10.00%) A+ Certification
3 2 (10.00%) MCTS
3 2 (10.00%) MCP
3 2 (10.00%) MCAD
3 2 (10.00%) MCSD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (5.00%) QA
System Software
1 2 (10.00%) VMware Infrastructure
1 2 (10.00%) Active Directory
2 1 (5.00%) Terminal Services
2 1 (5.00%) XenApp
2 1 (5.00%) vSphere
2 1 (5.00%) Forefront TMG
Vendors
1 4 (20.00%) Microsoft
2 3 (15.00%) Oracle
3 2 (10.00%) Citrix
3 2 (10.00%) VMware
4 1 (5.00%) Avaya
4 1 (5.00%) JBoss
4 1 (5.00%) Cisco
4 1 (5.00%) HP
4 1 (5.00%) Nortel
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