The first table below looks at the demand for Degree in IT jobs advertised for the South West region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Degree over the 3 months to 28 July 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 South West region.

Location
3 months to
28 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Degree
Rank 14 11 9
Rank change year-on-year
-3 -2
Permanent jobs citing Degree 813 744 866
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 13.26% 14.20% 15.65%
As % of the Qualifications category 51.07% 48.95% 42.79%
Number of salaries quoted 612 612 761
Average salary £35,000 £35,000 £35,750
Average salary % change year-on-year
- -2.09%
90% offered a salary of more than £21,500 £21,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £50,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £38,500 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+2.66% -
Qualifications Category
South West
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
1592 1520 2024
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 25.97% 29.01% 36.58%
Number of salaries quoted 1224 1284 1794
Average salary £37,500 £40,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-6.25% +6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,000 £25,000 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £55,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £41,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.50% -
Degree
England

Degree
Jobs Demand Trend in the South West

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

Degree Jobs Demand Trend in the South West

Degree
Salary Trend in the South West

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

Degree Salary Trend in the South West

Degree
Salary Histogram in the South West

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Degree across the South West region over the 3 months to 28 July 2014.

Degree Salary Histogram in the South West

Degree
Job Locations in the South West

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Degree within the South West region over the 3 months to 28 July 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
Bristol +1 276 £37,500 +10.29% 38
Wiltshire +3 136 £35,000 -22.22% 33
Dorset 0 119 £31,000 -11.42% 22
Gloucestershire -6 119 £35,000 - 22
Somerset -9 99 £32,500 - 19
Devon 0 35 £28,750 -17.85% 7
Cornwall +5 9 £45,000 +100.00% 3
Degree
England

Degree
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 28 July 2014, IT jobs across the South 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.

1 586 (35.09%) Computer Science
2 486 (29.10%) SQL
3 426 (25.51%) Java
4 422 (25.27%) Software Engineering
5 346 (20.72%) C#
6 342 (20.48%) Finance
7 340 (20.36%) Windows
8 332 (19.88%) HTML
9 298 (17.84%) JavaScript
10 294 (17.60%) SQL Server
11 291 (17.43%) Linux
12 286 (17.13%) .NET
13 255 (15.27%) C++
14 243 (14.55%) Agile Software Development
15 230 (13.77%) C
16 222 (13.29%) Mathematics
17 217 (12.99%) Microsoft
18 212 (12.69%) Security Cleared
19 209 (12.51%) CSS
20 167 (10.00%) ASP.NET
21 161 (9.64%) MS Excel
22 160 (9.58%) OO
23 156 (9.34%) MySQL
23 156 (9.34%) Oracle
24 155 (9.28%) ITIL
25 149 (8.92%) XML
26 142 (8.50%) Scrum
26 142 (8.50%) jQuery
27 139 (8.32%) Web Services
28 137 (8.20%) PHP

Degree
Top Related IT Skills in the South West by Category

For the 6 months to 28 July 2014, IT jobs across the South 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 54 (3.23%) Apache
2 47 (2.81%) SharePoint
3 44 (2.63%) IIS
4 43 (2.57%) WebLogic
4 43 (2.57%) MS Exchange
5 42 (2.51%) WebSphere
6 26 (1.56%) SAS
7 17 (1.02%) SharePoint 2013
8 16 (0.96%) Apache ServiceMix
9 11 (0.66%) Tomcat
10 8 (0.48%) CMS
10 8 (0.48%) Joomla!
10 8 (0.48%) Alfresco
11 7 (0.42%) ArcGIS
12 6 (0.36%) SharePoint 2010
12 6 (0.36%) Elasticsearch
12 6 (0.36%) Drupal
12 6 (0.36%) Apache Solr
13 5 (0.30%) SharePoint Server
13 5 (0.30%) ColdFusion
Applications
1 161 (9.64%) MS Excel
2 95 (5.69%) MS Office
3 25 (1.50%) MS Project
4 23 (1.38%) Photoshop
5 11 (0.66%) SPSS
6 10 (0.60%) MS PowerPoint
7 7 (0.42%) Adobe Illustrator
8 4 (0.24%) InfoPath
9 2 (0.12%) Adobe Premiere
10 1 (0.060%) Swift 3D
10 1 (0.060%) Solid Edge
10 1 (0.060%) Adobe Captivate
10 1 (0.060%) Adobe After Effects
10 1 (0.060%) MS Visio
10 1 (0.060%) Acrobat
10 1 (0.060%) InDesign
10 1 (0.060%) Maya
10 1 (0.060%) 3ds Max
10 1 (0.060%) PowerPivot
10 1 (0.060%) EPLAN
Business Applications
1 29 (1.74%) Magento
2 26 (1.56%) Shopify
3 20 (1.20%) Dynamics AX
4 14 (0.84%) Dynamics CRM
5 9 (0.54%) SAP HCM
5 9 (0.54%) Google Analytics
5 9 (0.54%) SAP HR
5 9 (0.54%) Oracle EBS
6 7 (0.42%) Visualfiles
6 7 (0.42%) SAP Oil and Gas
6 7 (0.42%) Agresso
7 5 (0.30%) Fredhopper
8 4 (0.24%) Oracle BPM
8 4 (0.24%) Maximo
9 3 (0.18%) AWD
9 3 (0.18%) Oracle Financials
9 3 (0.18%) Oracle Applications
9 3 (0.18%) SAP Payroll
10 2 (0.12%) SAP BPC
10 2 (0.12%) WebTrends
Cloud Services
1 33 (1.98%) SaaS
2 17 (1.02%) Cloud Computing
3 15 (0.90%) Amazon AWS
4 6 (0.36%) Microsoft Azure
5 4 (0.24%) Basecamp
6 3 (0.18%) Trello
7 2 (0.12%) Force.com
8 1 (0.060%) Office 365
8 1 (0.060%) Rackspace Cloud
8 1 (0.060%) PaaS
8 1 (0.060%) Heroku
8 1 (0.060%) MailChimp
Communications & Networking
1 82 (4.91%) Firewall
2 71 (4.25%) Internet
3 69 (4.13%) TCP/IP
4 54 (3.23%) HTTP
5 43 (2.57%) VoIP
6 39 (2.34%) SAN
7 38 (2.28%) DNS
7 38 (2.28%) WAN
8 35 (2.10%) LAN
9 26 (1.56%) VPN
10 23 (1.38%) Network Security
10 23 (1.38%) DHCP
11 22 (1.32%) SSL
12 19 (1.14%) Intranet
13 18 (1.08%) NetScaler
13 18 (1.08%) IPv4
13 18 (1.08%) SMTP
13 18 (1.08%) Wireshark
14 11 (0.66%) Ethernet
14 11 (0.66%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 294 (17.60%) SQL Server
2 156 (9.34%) MySQL
3 90 (5.39%) Relational Database
4 69 (4.13%) SQL Server 2008
5 61 (3.65%) RDBMS
6 42 (2.51%) Data Warehouse
7 39 (2.34%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 37 (2.22%) Big Data
9 31 (1.86%) SQL Server 2012
10 26 (1.56%) Hazelcast
10 26 (1.56%) Crystal Reports
10 26 (1.56%) SQL Server 2005
11 25 (1.50%) SQL Server Integration Services
12 22 (1.32%) SQL Server Analysis Services
13 21 (1.26%) Hadoop
14 20 (1.20%) QlikView
15 19 (1.14%) Data Mining
16 18 (1.08%) MongoDB
17 14 (0.84%) Oracle Reports
17 14 (0.84%) MS Access
Development Applications
1 57 (3.41%) Git (software)
2 54 (3.23%) Eclipse
3 48 (2.87%) Visual Studio
4 42 (2.51%) JUnit
5 36 (2.16%) Team Foundation Server
5 36 (2.16%) Maven
6 35 (2.10%) Subversion
7 34 (2.04%) PHPUnit
7 34 (2.04%) Eclipse RCP
8 32 (1.92%) Ant
9 26 (1.56%) Selenium
10 23 (1.38%) Rational DOORS
11 19 (1.14%) Jenkins
12 15 (0.90%) PEAR
13 13 (0.78%) QuickTest Pro
13 13 (0.78%) LoadRunner
14 12 (0.72%) Bugzilla
15 11 (0.66%) NetBeans
15 11 (0.66%) SoapUI
16 10 (0.60%) Trac
General
1 342 (20.48%) Finance
2 136 (8.14%) Telecoms
3 92 (5.51%) Electronics
3 92 (5.51%) Banking
4 71 (4.25%) Aerospace
5 67 (4.01%) Marketing
5 67 (4.01%) Manufacturing
6 59 (3.53%) Retail
7 42 (2.51%) French Language
8 38 (2.28%) Military
9 36 (2.16%) Back Office
10 31 (1.86%) Legal
11 22 (1.32%) Local Government
12 17 (1.02%) Publishing
13 15 (0.90%) Games
13 15 (0.90%) Automotive
14 12 (0.72%) Advertising
15 8 (0.48%) Avionics
16 7 (0.42%) German Language
16 7 (0.42%) Billing
Job Titles
1 510 (30.54%) Developer
2 256 (15.33%) Software Engineer
3 171 (10.24%) Graduate
4 167 (10.00%) Analyst
5 146 (8.74%) Software Developer
6 125 (7.49%) Junior
7 90 (5.39%) Java Developer
8 79 (4.73%) .NET Developer
9 70 (4.19%) Architect
9 70 (4.19%) Web Developer
10 69 (4.13%) Support Engineer
11 64 (3.83%) Consultant
12 60 (3.59%) C# Developer
13 58 (3.47%) Systems Engineer
14 57 (3.41%) Junior Software Engineer
15 55 (3.29%) Graduate Software Engineer
16 54 (3.23%) Senior Developer
17 52 (3.11%) PHP Developer
18 51 (3.05%) Junior Developer
19 50 (2.99%) Java Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 332 (19.88%) HTML
2 286 (17.13%) .NET
3 209 (12.51%) CSS
4 167 (10.00%) ASP.NET
5 149 (8.92%) XML
6 142 (8.50%) jQuery
7 139 (8.32%) Web Services
8 122 (7.31%) Spring
9 81 (4.85%) HTML5
10 65 (3.89%) J2EE
11 57 (3.41%) RESTful
11 57 (3.41%) ASP.NET MVC
12 44 (2.63%) ASP.NET Web Forms
13 42 (2.51%) .NET Framework
14 39 (2.34%) SOAP
15 38 (2.28%) Ajax
16 37 (2.22%) GWT
17 36 (2.16%) XSLT
18 32 (1.92%) JSON
19 28 (1.68%) XHTML
Miscellaneous
1 586 (35.09%) Computer Science
2 222 (13.29%) Mathematics
3 62 (3.71%) Open Source
4 59 (3.53%) Client/Server
5 57 (3.41%) Management Information System
5 57 (3.41%) Enterprise Software
6 46 (2.75%) Digital Media
7 33 (1.98%) N-Tier
7 33 (1.98%) Mobile App
8 32 (1.92%) Statistics
9 26 (1.56%) Physics
10 21 (1.26%) Visualisation
11 19 (1.14%) GIS
11 19 (1.14%) Inversion of Control
12 18 (1.08%) SWIFT
12 18 (1.08%) Wiki
13 17 (1.02%) Economics
14 16 (0.96%) Embedded Systems
14 16 (0.96%) Device Driver
15 15 (0.90%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 340 (20.36%) Windows
2 291 (17.43%) Linux
3 110 (6.59%) UNIX
4 66 (3.95%) Apple iOS
5 62 (3.71%) Windows Server 2008
6 52 (3.11%) Windows 7
7 45 (2.69%) Windows Server 2003
8 35 (2.10%) Ubuntu
9 33 (1.98%) Android
10 30 (1.80%) Solaris
11 24 (1.44%) Windows 8
12 19 (1.14%) Windows Server 2012
13 17 (1.02%) Mac OS X
14 14 (0.84%) Fedora
14 14 (0.84%) Windows XP
14 14 (0.84%) CentOS
15 11 (0.66%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
16 9 (0.54%) Debian
17 8 (0.48%) AIX
18 5 (0.30%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 422 (25.27%) Software Engineering
2 243 (14.55%) Agile Software Development
3 160 (9.58%) OO
4 155 (9.28%) ITIL
5 142 (8.50%) Scrum
6 122 (7.31%) MVC
7 119 (7.13%) Web Development
8 109 (6.53%) Project Management
9 101 (6.05%) Unit Testing
10 95 (5.69%) UML
11 87 (5.21%) TDD
12 74 (4.43%) E-Commerce
13 67 (4.01%) Software Testing
14 55 (3.29%) Business Intelligence
15 51 (3.05%) PRINCE2
16 48 (2.87%) Service Management
17 46 (2.75%) Analytics
18 45 (2.69%) iOS Development
18 45 (2.69%) Problem Management
19 44 (2.63%) Capacity Planning
Programming Languages
1 486 (29.10%) SQL
2 426 (25.51%) Java
3 346 (20.72%) C#
4 298 (17.84%) JavaScript
5 255 (15.27%) C++
6 230 (13.77%) C
7 137 (8.20%) PHP
8 113 (6.77%) Python
9 67 (4.01%) VB
10 58 (3.47%) T-SQL
11 55 (3.29%) Ruby
12 45 (2.69%) VB.NET
13 41 (2.46%) Perl
14 36 (2.16%) PHP5
15 33 (1.98%) PowerShell
16 32 (1.92%) Shell Script
17 22 (1.32%) Objective-C
18 20 (1.20%) VC++
19 18 (1.08%) PL/SQL
20 16 (0.96%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 212 (12.69%) Security Cleared
2 99 (5.93%) SC Cleared
3 96 (5.75%) Microsoft Certification
4 68 (4.07%) DV Cleared
5 63 (3.77%) ISEB
6 52 (3.11%) Cisco Certification
7 50 (2.99%) CCNA
8 41 (2.46%) HND
9 39 (2.34%) PhD
10 38 (2.28%) MCSE
11 34 (2.04%) MCSA
12 30 (1.80%) ISTQB
13 26 (1.56%) MCP
14 20 (1.20%) CCNP
15 14 (0.84%) MBA
15 14 (0.84%) PMI Certification
15 14 (0.84%) MCTS
16 12 (0.72%) APMP
17 11 (0.66%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
18 10 (0.60%) MCPD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 125 (7.49%) QA
2 61 (3.65%) SLA
3 11 (0.66%) IEC 61508
4 9 (0.54%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 7 (0.42%) COBIT
6 6 (0.36%) ISO 9001
6 6 (0.36%) HMG Infosec
7 5 (0.30%) DO-178B
8 4 (0.24%) DO-160
8 4 (0.24%) Sarbanes-Oxley
8 4 (0.24%) PCI DSS
9 1 (0.060%) COSO
9 1 (0.060%) ISO/IEC 17799
9 1 (0.060%) BS7799
9 1 (0.060%) Data Quality
System Software
1 98 (5.87%) VMware Infrastructure
2 67 (4.01%) Active Directory
3 18 (1.08%) Terminal Services
4 14 (0.84%) vSphere
4 14 (0.84%) VMware ESX
5 10 (0.60%) Hyper-V
6 7 (0.42%) XenApp
7 5 (0.30%) Citrix Presentation Server
7 5 (0.30%) VMware ESXi
8 4 (0.24%) GPFS
9 3 (0.18%) VMware Server
9 3 (0.18%) Snort
9 3 (0.18%) ProxySG
9 3 (0.18%) vCloud
9 3 (0.18%) VMFS
10 2 (0.12%) ISA Server
10 2 (0.12%) Xen
11 1 (0.060%) qmail
11 1 (0.060%) Postfix
11 1 (0.060%) Sendmail
Systems Management
1 24 (1.44%) Nagios
2 19 (1.14%) OpenView
3 16 (0.96%) OPNET
4 11 (0.66%) SolarWinds Orion
4 11 (0.66%) CA Spectrum
5 9 (0.54%) CiscoWorks
5 9 (0.54%) Netcool
5 9 (0.54%) NetBackup
6 8 (0.48%) logstash
7 7 (0.42%) Backup Exec
8 6 (0.36%) SCCM
9 5 (0.30%) Netcool/OMNIbus
9 5 (0.30%) Tivoli
9 5 (0.30%) MOM
10 4 (0.24%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
11 3 (0.18%) Cisco CUCM
12 2 (0.12%) HP Quality Center
12 2 (0.12%) Cacti
13 1 (0.060%) Munin
13 1 (0.060%) Zenoss
Vendors
1 217 (12.99%) Microsoft
2 156 (9.34%) Oracle
3 123 (7.37%) VMware
4 74 (4.43%) Cisco
5 55 (3.29%) Zend
6 51 (3.05%) Citrix
7 47 (2.81%) JBoss
8 38 (2.28%) HP
9 33 (1.98%) SAP
10 31 (1.86%) Red Hat
11 30 (1.80%) Google
12 29 (1.74%) IBM
12 29 (1.74%) Juniper
13 28 (1.68%) SolarWinds
14 22 (1.32%) F5
14 22 (1.32%) Business Objects
15 21 (1.26%) Tableau
16 19 (1.14%) ESRI
17 17 (1.02%) Remedy
18 15 (0.90%) Adobe
Wiltshire
Maclean Moore Consulting
Salary: From £35,000 to £55,000 per annum Bonus + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Bournemouth, Dorset
PruHealth
Salary: £Competitive
Posted: 2 days ago
Salisbury, Wiltshire
Thales
Posted: 2 days ago
Swindon, Wiltshire
Sanderson
Salary: £25000 - £42000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Swindon, Wiltshire
Sanderson
Salary: £20000 - £28000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Bath, Avon
Edge Specialist Recruitment
Salary: £23000 - £24000 per annum + Pension, Healthcare
Posted: 2 days ago
Bath, Avon
G2 Recruitment Solutions Ltd.
Salary: £25000 - £32000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Bristol, Avon
Sanderson
Salary: £36000 - £40000 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Weymouth, Dorset
Online Media Experts - New Look
Posted: 2 days ago
Bournemouth, Dorset
Connectus
Salary: £27000 - £35000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Wimborne, Dorset
Cobham - AMS
Salary: Negotiable
Posted: 2 days ago
Bristol, Avon
Emponics Ltd
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + health,pen, etc
Posted: 2 days ago
Bristol, Avon
Emponics Ltd
Salary: £18000 - £25000 per annum + bens
Posted: 2 days ago
Bristol, Avon
Emponics Ltd
Salary: £32000 - £35000 per annum + health,pen, etc
Posted: 2 days ago
Chippenham, Wiltshire
Connectus
Salary: £40000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Dorset
Connectus
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Chippenham, Wiltshire
Redrock Consulting Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £45000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Bristol, Avon
Redrock Consulting Ltd
Salary: £18000 - £25000 per annum + Excellent Benefits Package
Posted: 2 days ago
Bournemouth, Dorset
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Salary: £23000.00 - £40000.00 per annum + Generous Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Bournemouth, Dorset
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Salary: £22000.00 - £40000.00 per annum + Generous Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago