The table below looks at the statistics 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 22 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
22 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Degree
Rank 15 13 14
Rank change year-on-year
-2 +1
Permanent jobs citing Degree 777 901 744
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 13.40% 15.36% 14.08%
As % of the Qualifications category 45.52% 53.31% 43.36%
Number of salaries quoted 626 703 618
Average salary £35,000 £35,000 £35,000
90% offered a salary of more than £22,000 £21,500 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £56,900 £55,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
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 South West region.

Qualifications Category
South West
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
1707 1690 1716
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 29.43% 28.81% 32.48%
Number of salaries quoted 1329 1362 1484
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
90% offered a salary of more than £24,500 £23,000 £24,500
10% offered a salary of more than £61,500 £51,400 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -

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 22 May 2015.

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 22 May 2015. 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 -5 296 £37,500 - 63
Wiltshire +1 139 £32,500 -22.61% 36
Gloucestershire -8 86 £45,000 +38.46% 33
Somerset +2 85 £34,000 +4.61% 23
Dorset -2 74 £23,500 -27.69% 8
Devon +14 69 £31,000 -1.58% 12
Cornwall -5 10 £21,000 -54.83%
Avon -3 1 £22,500 -50.00%
Degree
England

Degree
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 22 May 2015, 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.

1 400 (25.62%) Computer Science
2 382 (24.47%) Agile Software Development
3 381 (24.41%) Software Engineering
4 360 (23.06%) HTML
5 356 (22.81%) Java
6 349 (22.36%) SQL
7 343 (21.97%) C#
8 341 (21.84%) JavaScript
9 320 (20.50%) CSS
10 317 (20.31%) .NET
11 308 (19.73%) SQL Server
12 286 (18.32%) Windows
13 283 (18.13%) Linux
14 252 (16.14%) Finance
15 227 (14.54%) C++
16 214 (13.71%) Microsoft
17 201 (12.88%) Analytical Skills
18 191 (12.24%) Mathematics
19 184 (11.79%) C
20 182 (11.66%) Oracle
21 171 (10.95%) ASP.NET
22 169 (10.83%) MVC
23 168 (10.76%) jQuery
24 159 (10.19%) Project Management
25 154 (9.87%) Security Cleared
26 146 (9.35%) Scrum
27 145 (9.29%) OO
28 136 (8.71%) PHP
29 133 (8.52%) MS Excel
30 126 (8.07%) MySQL

Degree
Top Related IT Skills in the South West by Category

For the 6 months to 22 May 2015, 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 69 (4.42%) IIS
2 60 (3.84%) Node.js
3 52 (3.33%) WebLogic
4 47 (3.01%) SharePoint
4 47 (3.01%) Apache
5 44 (2.82%) Tomcat
5 44 (2.82%) JBoss
6 35 (2.24%) WebSphere
7 29 (1.86%) CMS
8 24 (1.54%) SAS
9 23 (1.47%) Joomla!
10 21 (1.35%) MS Exchange
11 20 (1.28%) OpenStack
12 19 (1.22%) Drupal
12 19 (1.22%) WordPress
13 18 (1.15%) NServiceBus
14 15 (0.96%) Oracle SOA Suite
15 13 (0.83%) Apache ServiceMix
16 11 (0.70%) Alfresco
17 9 (0.58%) Elasticsearch
Applications
1 133 (8.52%) MS Excel
2 63 (4.04%) MS Office
3 28 (1.79%) Adobe Creative Suite
4 25 (1.60%) MS Visio
5 20 (1.28%) MS PowerPoint
6 18 (1.15%) MS Project
7 11 (0.70%) Adobe Illustrator
7 11 (0.70%) SPSS
8 10 (0.64%) Photoshop
9 8 (0.51%) InDesign
10 3 (0.19%) FastStats
10 3 (0.19%) InfoPath
10 3 (0.19%) Maya
10 3 (0.19%) 3ds Max
11 2 (0.13%) Simulink
11 2 (0.13%) OmniGraffle
11 2 (0.13%) Spreadsheet
12 1 (0.064%) EPLAN
12 1 (0.064%) PTC Creo
12 1 (0.064%) Adobe After Effects
Business Applications
1 34 (2.18%) Dynamics CRM
2 25 (1.60%) Oracle EBS
3 19 (1.22%) Magento
4 6 (0.38%) SAP SD
4 6 (0.38%) SAP CRM
4 6 (0.38%) FLEXCUBE
5 3 (0.19%) SAP Oil and Gas
5 3 (0.19%) Summit
6 2 (0.13%) WebTrends
6 2 (0.13%) Visualfiles
6 2 (0.13%) Infor CRM
6 2 (0.13%) Oracle BPM
6 2 (0.13%) SAP ERP
7 1 (0.064%) SmartPlant
7 1 (0.064%) Oracle Cash Management
7 1 (0.064%) Oracle Retail
7 1 (0.064%) Aareon QL
7 1 (0.064%) Oracle General Ledger
7 1 (0.064%) Dynamics GP
7 1 (0.064%) HFM
Cloud Services
1 40 (2.56%) SaaS
2 15 (0.96%) Amazon AWS
3 14 (0.90%) PaaS
4 9 (0.58%) Google Analytics
4 9 (0.58%) Cloud Computing
5 8 (0.51%) Google Cloud Platform
6 7 (0.45%) HP Helion
6 7 (0.45%) Google App Engine
7 6 (0.38%) Microsoft Azure
8 3 (0.19%) Adobe Analytics
8 3 (0.19%) Amazon EC2
9 2 (0.13%) Office 365
10 1 (0.064%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 88 (5.64%) Internet
2 70 (4.48%) TCP/IP
3 69 (4.42%) HTTP
4 60 (3.84%) Firewall
5 40 (2.56%) DNS
6 25 (1.60%) SAN
7 23 (1.47%) VPN
8 22 (1.41%) Wireless
8 22 (1.41%) DHCP
8 22 (1.41%) WAN
9 21 (1.35%) Network Security
9 21 (1.35%) SSL
10 19 (1.22%) IPv4
11 17 (1.09%) LAN
12 14 (0.90%) WebEx
13 11 (0.70%) VoIP
14 9 (0.58%) LDAP
15 8 (0.51%) Intrusion Detection
16 7 (0.45%) Wireshark
16 7 (0.45%) SMTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 308 (19.73%) SQL Server
2 126 (8.07%) MySQL
3 64 (4.10%) Relational Database
4 37 (2.37%) Oracle Database
5 32 (2.05%) RDBMS
6 30 (1.92%) Data Warehouse
7 27 (1.73%) PostgreSQL
8 26 (1.67%) SQL Server 2008
9 23 (1.47%) NoSQL
10 21 (1.35%) SQL Server 2005
11 20 (1.28%) Oracle Database 11g
11 20 (1.28%) Big Data
12 19 (1.22%) MongoDB
12 19 (1.22%) Hadoop
13 17 (1.09%) SQL Server Integration Services
14 15 (0.96%) Oracle Database 12c
15 13 (0.83%) SQL Server 2012
16 8 (0.51%) MS Access
16 8 (0.51%) SQL Server Reporting Services
16 8 (0.51%) Oracle ODI
Development Applications
1 90 (5.77%) Git (software)
2 48 (3.07%) Eclipse
3 47 (3.01%) Jenkins
4 37 (2.37%) Visual Studio
4 37 (2.37%) JUnit
5 35 (2.24%) Maven
6 29 (1.86%) Team Foundation Server
7 27 (1.73%) Eclipse RCP
7 27 (1.73%) Ant
8 24 (1.54%) NUnit
8 24 (1.54%) Subversion
9 23 (1.47%) Selenium
10 19 (1.22%) Hudson
11 18 (1.15%) Cucumber
11 18 (1.15%) SpecFlow
12 17 (1.09%) PHPUnit
13 16 (1.02%) Bugzilla
13 16 (1.02%) PEAR
13 16 (1.02%) Trac
14 15 (0.96%) FitNesse
General
1 252 (16.14%) Finance
2 100 (6.41%) Banking
3 79 (5.06%) Electronics
4 68 (4.36%) Marketing
5 66 (4.23%) Aerospace
6 62 (3.97%) Retail
7 61 (3.91%) Telecoms
8 53 (3.40%) Military
9 51 (3.27%) Manufacturing
10 40 (2.56%) Legal
11 35 (2.24%) Games
12 30 (1.92%) French Language
13 24 (1.54%) German Language
14 13 (0.83%) Advertising
14 13 (0.83%) Back Office
15 10 (0.64%) Automotive
15 10 (0.64%) Billing
16 9 (0.58%) Publishing
17 8 (0.51%) Law
17 8 (0.51%) Multimedia
Job Titles
1 489 (31.33%) Developer
2 225 (14.41%) Software Engineer
3 203 (13.00%) Analyst
4 145 (9.29%) Graduate
5 139 (8.90%) Junior
6 127 (8.14%) Software Developer
7 86 (5.51%) Web Developer
8 80 (5.12%) Junior Developer
9 78 (5.00%) .NET Developer
10 67 (4.29%) PHP Developer
11 65 (4.16%) Support Engineer
12 60 (3.84%) Business Analyst
13 56 (3.59%) Java Developer
14 54 (3.46%) Graduate Software Engineer
15 52 (3.33%) Consultant
16 51 (3.27%) Project Manager
17 46 (2.95%) Applications Developer
18 42 (2.69%) Applications Support
19 39 (2.50%) Senior Developer
20 38 (2.43%) C++ Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 360 (23.06%) HTML
2 320 (20.50%) CSS
3 317 (20.31%) .NET
4 171 (10.95%) ASP.NET
5 168 (10.76%) jQuery
6 125 (8.01%) XML
7 107 (6.85%) HTML5
8 104 (6.66%) AngularJS
9 102 (6.53%) ASP.NET MVC
10 86 (5.51%) Web Services
11 81 (5.19%) Spring
12 63 (4.04%) .NET Framework
13 61 (3.91%) CSS3
14 59 (3.78%) Ajax
15 51 (3.27%) J2EE
16 47 (3.01%) RESTful
17 43 (2.75%) ASP.NET Web Forms
17 43 (2.75%) KnockoutJS
18 42 (2.69%) LAMP
19 41 (2.63%) Hibernate
Miscellaneous
1 400 (25.62%) Computer Science
2 201 (12.88%) Analytical Skills
3 191 (12.24%) Mathematics
4 107 (6.85%) Management Information System
5 80 (5.12%) Open Source
6 49 (3.14%) Physics
7 46 (2.95%) Enterprise Software
8 40 (2.56%) User Experience
9 33 (2.11%) Visualisation
9 33 (2.11%) Data Structures
9 33 (2.11%) Algorithms
10 32 (2.05%) Mobile App
11 29 (1.86%) Statistics
12 24 (1.54%) Client/Server
12 24 (1.54%) Xbox
13 20 (1.28%) Social Media
14 19 (1.22%) SWIFT
14 19 (1.22%) iPad
15 16 (1.02%) N-Tier
15 16 (1.02%) E-Learning
Operating Systems
1 286 (18.32%) Windows
2 283 (18.13%) Linux
3 82 (5.25%) UNIX
4 65 (4.16%) Apple iOS
5 61 (3.91%) Android
6 34 (2.18%) Windows Server 2008
7 23 (1.47%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 22 (1.41%) Windows Server 2012
9 21 (1.35%) Windows Phone
10 18 (1.15%) Windows 8
11 13 (0.83%) Windows 7
12 10 (0.64%) Windows Mobile
13 9 (0.58%) Ubuntu
13 9 (0.58%) Windows Server 2003
14 8 (0.51%) CentOS
15 6 (0.38%) Oracle Linux
16 5 (0.32%) Debian
17 4 (0.26%) Mac OS X
18 3 (0.19%) Windows XP
19 2 (0.13%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 382 (24.47%) Agile Software Development
2 381 (24.41%) Software Engineering
3 169 (10.83%) MVC
4 159 (10.19%) Project Management
5 146 (9.35%) Scrum
6 145 (9.29%) OO
7 124 (7.94%) TDD
8 113 (7.24%) ITIL
9 110 (7.05%) CRM
10 102 (6.53%) Web Development
11 86 (5.51%) PRINCE2
12 83 (5.32%) Continuous Integration
13 75 (4.80%) OOP
14 70 (4.48%) Mentoring
15 69 (4.42%) Unit Testing
16 67 (4.29%) Information Security
17 59 (3.78%) Business Intelligence
18 58 (3.72%) Time Management
19 57 (3.65%) UML
20 56 (3.59%) Software Testing
Programming Languages
1 356 (22.81%) Java
2 349 (22.36%) SQL
3 343 (21.97%) C#
4 341 (21.84%) JavaScript
5 227 (14.54%) C++
6 184 (11.79%) C
7 136 (8.71%) PHP
8 92 (5.89%) Python
9 63 (4.04%) T-SQL
10 41 (2.63%) VB.NET
11 39 (2.50%) Perl
12 38 (2.43%) Ruby
13 33 (2.11%) PHP5
14 23 (1.47%) XPath
15 22 (1.41%) VBA
16 20 (1.28%) PowerShell
17 18 (1.15%) Bash Shell
18 16 (1.02%) MATLAB
18 16 (1.02%) R
19 14 (0.90%) Objective-C
Qualifications
1 154 (9.87%) Security Cleared
2 115 (7.37%) SC Cleared
3 55 (3.52%) ISEB
4 43 (2.75%) DV Cleared
5 29 (1.86%) CISSP
6 23 (1.47%) Microsoft Certification
7 16 (1.02%) ISTQB
8 13 (0.83%) CCNA
8 13 (0.83%) Cisco Certification
9 12 (0.77%) Postgraduate
10 11 (0.70%) MCP
10 11 (0.70%) PhD
11 10 (0.64%) ITIL Certification
11 10 (0.64%) PMP
11 10 (0.64%) CHFI
12 9 (0.58%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
12 9 (0.58%) HND
13 8 (0.51%) PMI Certification
13 8 (0.51%) CCNP
14 7 (0.45%) MCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 107 (6.85%) QA
2 36 (2.31%) SLA
3 19 (1.22%) PCI DSS
4 16 (1.02%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 8 (0.51%) ISO 9001
6 5 (0.32%) DO-178B
7 4 (0.26%) Sarbanes-Oxley
7 4 (0.26%) COBIT
8 3 (0.19%) DO-254
9 2 (0.13%) JSP 440
9 2 (0.13%) JTAG
9 2 (0.13%) IEC 61508
9 2 (0.13%) DO-160
10 1 (0.064%) ARP4754
10 1 (0.064%) ISO 14001
System Software
1 61 (3.91%) VMware Infrastructure
2 54 (3.46%) Active Directory
3 23 (1.47%) Firmware
4 16 (1.02%) KVM
5 13 (0.83%) XenApp
6 9 (0.58%) Docker
7 8 (0.51%) Xen
7 8 (0.51%) LXC
8 7 (0.45%) Hyper-V
9 5 (0.32%) vSphere
9 5 (0.32%) VMware ESX
10 2 (0.13%) Terminal Server
10 2 (0.13%) Terminal Services
10 2 (0.13%) qmail
10 2 (0.13%) Oracle RAC
10 2 (0.13%) VMware ESXi
11 1 (0.064%) Apache Flume
11 1 (0.064%) Postfix
11 1 (0.064%) XenDesktop
11 1 (0.064%) Snort
Systems Management
1 38 (2.43%) Puppet
2 12 (0.77%) SCCM
3 11 (0.70%) Graphite
4 9 (0.58%) Nagios
5 6 (0.38%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
5 6 (0.38%) Opscode Chef
6 5 (0.32%) Munin
6 5 (0.32%) HP Quality Center
6 5 (0.32%) MOM
7 4 (0.26%) SCOM
8 3 (0.19%) CFEngine
9 2 (0.13%) OpenView
9 2 (0.13%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
9 2 (0.13%) Oracle RMAN
9 2 (0.13%) OPNET
9 2 (0.13%) yum
9 2 (0.13%) SolarWinds Orion
9 2 (0.13%) Data Guard
9 2 (0.13%) Zenoss
9 2 (0.13%) Capistrano
Vendors
1 214 (13.71%) Microsoft
2 182 (11.66%) Oracle
3 88 (5.64%) Google
4 84 (5.38%) VMware
5 45 (2.88%) Adobe
6 42 (2.69%) Cisco
7 40 (2.56%) IBM
8 27 (1.73%) HP
9 25 (1.60%) Citrix
10 23 (1.47%) ForgeRock
10 23 (1.47%) Facebook
10 23 (1.47%) Zend
10 23 (1.47%) Red Hat
11 15 (0.96%) Siebel
12 13 (0.83%) Xamarin
13 12 (0.77%) Salesforce.com
13 12 (0.77%) SAP
14 10 (0.64%) Apple
15 8 (0.51%) Sybase
16 7 (0.45%) Rackspace
Swindon, Wiltshire
XIST4 IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: Great Bens
Posted: 4 hours ago
Bristol, Somerset
XIST4 IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: Bens
Posted: 19 hours ago
Chard, Somerset
XIST4 IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: Bens
Posted: 19 hours ago
Swindon, Wiltshire
XIST4 IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: Great Bens
Posted: 19 hours ago
Cheltenham, Gloucestershire
Factor 3 Communications LTD
Salary: Excellent company benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Poole, Dorset
Stafford-Sharp Associates
Salary: From £20,000 to £35,000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Trowbridge, Wiltshire
ITR-UK
Salary: From £30,000 to £40,000 per annum plus excellent benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Newton Abbot, Devon
Senitor Associates
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + Great Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Bristol, Avon
Senitor Associates
Salary: £32000 - £45000 per annum + Pension + Healthcare
Posted: 2 days ago
Bristol, Avon
Senitor Associates
Salary: £27000 - £40000 per annum + BENEFITS
Posted: 2 days ago
Bristol, Avon
Emponics Ltd
Salary: £25000 - £30000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Bournemouth, Dorset
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £22000 - £25000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Bristol, Avon
ThreePeople
Salary: £50000 - £55000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Swindon, Wiltshire
Synergize Consulting
Salary: From £40,000 to £50,000 per annum + £400 pcm Car Allowance + £5,000 An
Posted: 2 days ago
Bristol, Avon
ThreePeople
Salary: £27000 - £45000 per annum + Bonus + Profit Share + bens
Posted: 2 days ago
Bristol, Avon
ReThink Recruitment
Salary: £45000.00 - £50000.00 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Salisbury, Wiltshire
Connectus
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Swindon, Wiltshire
UK Shared Business Services Ltd
Salary: Up to £44,670 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Swindon, Wiltshire
Informatiq Consulting
Salary: £28000 - £33000 per annum + pension
Posted: 2 days ago
Bristol, Avon
Nigel Frank International Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago