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 18 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 South West region.

Location
3 months to
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Degree
Rank 13 12 6
Rank change year-on-year
-1 -6
Permanent jobs citing Degree 840 816 985
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 14.48% 15.16% 17.40%
As % of the Qualifications category 51.22% 43.47% 45.62%
Number of salaries quoted 673 686 835
Average salary £35,000 £35,000 £37,750
Average salary % change year-on-year
- -7.28%
90% offered a salary of more than £21,500 £22,500 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £50,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -
Qualifications Category
South West
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
1640 1877 2159
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 28.27% 34.88% 38.14%
Number of salaries quoted 1336 1618 1869
Average salary £40,000 £38,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+3.89% -3.75%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,000 £26,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £55,000 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
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 18 April 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 18 April 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
(Click each for more statistics)
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
Find
Job
Vacancies
Bristol +5 376 £37,500 +15.38% 70
Wiltshire -6 117 £42,500 +21.42% 44
Gloucestershire -6 116 £31,750 -9.28% 45
Somerset -4 102 £32,500 -12.16% 28
Dorset +3 84 £32,500 +0.77% 28
Devon -5 29 £33,000 +1.53% 10
Cornwall +4 6 £32,250 +7.50% 6
Avon - 4 £28,500 - 1
Degree
England

Degree
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 18 April 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.

1 587 (35.77%) Computer Science
2 531 (32.36%) SQL
3 426 (25.96%) Java
4 367 (22.36%) Software Engineering
5 344 (20.96%) C#
6 335 (20.41%) HTML
6 335 (20.41%) .NET
7 326 (19.87%) Linux
8 294 (17.92%) C++
9 291 (17.73%) Finance
10 290 (17.67%) Windows
11 284 (17.31%) SQL Server
12 282 (17.18%) JavaScript
13 277 (16.88%) Microsoft
14 265 (16.15%) OO
15 231 (14.08%) Agile Software Development
16 208 (12.68%) CSS
17 207 (12.61%) MySQL
18 197 (12.00%) C
19 195 (11.88%) Mathematics
20 189 (11.52%) Telecoms
21 180 (10.97%) jQuery
22 177 (10.79%) ASP.NET
23 167 (10.18%) PHP
24 166 (10.12%) XML
25 154 (9.38%) Security Cleared
26 153 (9.32%) MS Excel
27 147 (8.96%) Oracle
28 141 (8.59%) Project Management
29 137 (8.35%) MVC

Degree
Top Related IT Skills in the South West by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 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 84 (5.12%) Apache
2 57 (3.47%) SharePoint
3 56 (3.41%) WebLogic
4 52 (3.17%) WebSphere
5 37 (2.25%) IIS
6 33 (2.01%) MS Exchange
7 28 (1.71%) SAS
8 16 (0.98%) SharePoint 2013
9 14 (0.85%) CMS
9 14 (0.85%) Oracle Workflow
10 9 (0.55%) Tomcat
11 7 (0.43%) Lync
11 7 (0.43%) WebSphere Application Server
12 6 (0.37%) IBM Notes
12 6 (0.37%) BizTalk Server
13 5 (0.30%) Elasticsearch
13 5 (0.30%) Oracle SOA Suite
13 5 (0.30%) Quickr
13 5 (0.30%) Apache Solr
13 5 (0.30%) Lotus Domino
Applications
1 153 (9.32%) MS Excel
2 71 (4.33%) MS Office
3 43 (2.62%) MS Project
4 29 (1.77%) Photoshop
5 13 (0.79%) MS PowerPoint
6 12 (0.73%) SPSS
7 7 (0.43%) Adobe Illustrator
8 5 (0.30%) MS Visio
9 4 (0.24%) Spreadsheet
10 3 (0.18%) Fireworks
11 2 (0.12%) Adobe Captivate
12 1 (0.061%) OmniGraffle
12 1 (0.061%) Acrobat
12 1 (0.061%) Simulink
12 1 (0.061%) CorelDRAW
12 1 (0.061%) InDesign
12 1 (0.061%) FastStats
12 1 (0.061%) Solid Edge
Business Applications
1 31 (1.89%) Magento
2 19 (1.16%) Dynamics AX
3 18 (1.10%) Shopify
4 15 (0.91%) Dynamics CRM
5 10 (0.61%) BusinessWorks
6 7 (0.43%) Oracle EBS
6 7 (0.43%) Visualfiles
6 7 (0.43%) SAP Oil and Gas
6 7 (0.43%) SAP Business One
6 7 (0.43%) Google Analytics
7 6 (0.37%) Maximo
8 5 (0.30%) Fredhopper
9 4 (0.24%) Oracle ERP
9 4 (0.24%) Oracle Applications
10 3 (0.18%) Oracle CRM
11 2 (0.12%) Oracle EBS R12
11 2 (0.12%) Dynamics NAV
11 2 (0.12%) SAP CO
11 2 (0.12%) SAP FI/CO
11 2 (0.12%) Oracle 11i
Cloud Services
1 16 (0.98%) Cloud Computing
2 14 (0.85%) SaaS
3 4 (0.24%) Basecamp
4 3 (0.18%) Amazon AWS
5 2 (0.12%) Rackspace Cloud
6 1 (0.061%) Trello
6 1 (0.061%) MailChimp
6 1 (0.061%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 83 (5.06%) TCP/IP
2 81 (4.94%) Firewall
3 73 (4.45%) Internet
4 41 (2.50%) HTTP
5 39 (2.38%) DNS
6 31 (1.89%) SAN
7 29 (1.77%) LAN
7 29 (1.77%) VoIP
8 28 (1.71%) WAN
9 26 (1.58%) VPN
10 25 (1.52%) NetScaler
10 25 (1.52%) SMTP
10 25 (1.52%) Network Security
11 22 (1.34%) DHCP
12 21 (1.28%) Ethernet
13 19 (1.16%) Intranet
14 17 (1.04%) SSL
15 16 (0.98%) NAS
15 16 (0.98%) IPsec
15 16 (0.98%) SNMP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 284 (17.31%) SQL Server
2 207 (12.61%) MySQL
3 89 (5.42%) Relational Database
4 59 (3.60%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 59 (3.60%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 56 (3.41%) SQL Server 2008
6 54 (3.29%) Data Warehouse
7 51 (3.11%) RDBMS
8 43 (2.62%) SQL Server Analysis Services
9 41 (2.50%) SQL Server 2005
10 40 (2.44%) Crystal Reports
11 37 (2.25%) Big Data
12 26 (1.58%) Hazelcast
13 24 (1.46%) BusinessObjects
14 22 (1.34%) Hadoop
15 21 (1.28%) SQL Server 2012
15 21 (1.28%) PostgreSQL
16 20 (1.22%) Oracle Database
17 17 (1.04%) Data Mining
18 16 (0.98%) QlikView
Development Applications
1 78 (4.75%) Eclipse
2 75 (4.57%) Git (software)
3 74 (4.51%) Visual Studio
4 61 (3.72%) PHPUnit
5 54 (3.29%) Subversion
6 51 (3.11%) JUnit
7 33 (2.01%) Eclipse RCP
7 33 (2.01%) NetBeans
8 31 (1.89%) Selenium
8 31 (1.89%) Ant
9 25 (1.52%) Maven
10 22 (1.34%) Team Foundation Server
11 15 (0.91%) PEAR
12 14 (0.85%) TestNG
12 14 (0.85%) JMeter
13 12 (0.73%) JIRA
14 11 (0.67%) Bugzilla
15 10 (0.61%) ClearCase
15 10 (0.61%) Rational DOORS
15 10 (0.61%) Trac
General
1 291 (17.73%) Finance
2 189 (11.52%) Telecoms
3 95 (5.79%) Marketing
4 88 (5.36%) Retail
5 74 (4.51%) Manufacturing
6 66 (4.02%) Banking
7 60 (3.66%) Electronics
8 54 (3.29%) Aerospace
9 44 (2.68%) Military
10 40 (2.44%) Legal
11 37 (2.25%) French Language
12 26 (1.58%) Back Office
13 19 (1.16%) Games
14 18 (1.10%) Advertising
15 15 (0.91%) Local Government
15 15 (0.91%) Billing
16 11 (0.67%) Automotive
16 11 (0.67%) Multimedia
17 8 (0.49%) Avionics
17 8 (0.49%) Law
Job Titles
1 630 (38.39%) Developer
2 216 (13.16%) Software Developer
3 199 (12.13%) Software Engineer
4 165 (10.05%) Analyst
5 164 (9.99%) Junior
6 134 (8.17%) Graduate
7 109 (6.64%) Junior Developer
8 103 (6.28%) Java Developer
9 98 (5.97%) .NET Developer
10 79 (4.81%) Web Developer
11 74 (4.51%) PHP Developer
12 72 (4.39%) Architect
13 65 (3.96%) C# Developer
14 63 (3.84%) Graduate Developer
15 55 (3.35%) Junior Software Developer
16 53 (3.23%) Senior Developer
16 53 (3.23%) Project Manager
17 49 (2.99%) Support Engineer
18 45 (2.74%) PHP MySQL Developer
19 41 (2.50%) Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 335 (20.41%) HTML
1 335 (20.41%) .NET
2 208 (12.68%) CSS
3 180 (10.97%) jQuery
4 177 (10.79%) ASP.NET
5 166 (10.12%) XML
6 121 (7.37%) Web Services
7 87 (5.30%) .NET Framework
8 83 (5.06%) Spring
9 77 (4.69%) J2EE
10 75 (4.57%) HTML5
11 60 (3.66%) RESTful
11 60 (3.66%) Ajax
12 58 (3.53%) ASP.NET MVC
13 53 (3.23%) JSP
14 41 (2.50%) LAMP
15 39 (2.38%) GWT
16 38 (2.32%) JSON
17 32 (1.95%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
18 31 (1.89%) ASP.NET Web Forms
Miscellaneous
1 587 (35.77%) Computer Science
2 195 (11.88%) Mathematics
3 99 (6.03%) Enterprise Software
4 89 (5.42%) Digital Media
5 63 (3.84%) Management Information System
6 59 (3.60%) Open Source
7 35 (2.13%) Statistics
8 34 (2.07%) Physics
8 34 (2.07%) Mobile App
9 32 (1.95%) iPad
10 29 (1.77%) Client/Server
11 28 (1.71%) N-Tier
11 28 (1.71%) Visualisation
12 26 (1.58%) Clustering
13 25 (1.52%) Wiki
14 22 (1.34%) Inversion of Control
15 19 (1.16%) SWIFT
16 16 (0.98%) Economics
17 15 (0.91%) Replication
18 14 (0.85%) Embedded Systems
Operating Systems
1 326 (19.87%) Linux
2 290 (17.67%) Windows
3 120 (7.31%) UNIX
4 88 (5.36%) Apple iOS
5 61 (3.72%) Windows Server 2008
6 41 (2.50%) Windows 7
7 40 (2.44%) Windows Server 2003
8 39 (2.38%) Solaris
9 36 (2.19%) Android
10 32 (1.95%) Ubuntu
11 29 (1.77%) Windows 8
12 22 (1.34%) Windows Phone
13 20 (1.22%) Mac OS X
14 16 (0.98%) Windows XP
14 16 (0.98%) AIX
15 12 (0.73%) Windows Server 2012
16 6 (0.37%) Mac OS
16 6 (0.37%) CentOS
16 6 (0.37%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
16 6 (0.37%) Fedora
Processes & Methodologies
1 367 (22.36%) Software Engineering
2 265 (16.15%) OO
3 231 (14.08%) Agile Software Development
4 141 (8.59%) Project Management
5 137 (8.35%) MVC
5 137 (8.35%) Scrum
6 123 (7.50%) ITIL
7 117 (7.13%) Unit Testing
8 97 (5.91%) UML
9 94 (5.73%) Business Intelligence
10 83 (5.06%) Web Development
11 82 (5.00%) OOP
12 79 (4.81%) E-Commerce
13 71 (4.33%) TDD
14 65 (3.96%) PRINCE2
15 48 (2.93%) Logistics
16 45 (2.74%) OOD
17 44 (2.68%) Continuous Improvement
17 44 (2.68%) Validation
18 43 (2.62%) Data Modelling
Programming Languages
1 531 (32.36%) SQL
2 426 (25.96%) Java
3 344 (20.96%) C#
4 294 (17.92%) C++
5 282 (17.18%) JavaScript
6 197 (12.00%) C
7 167 (10.18%) PHP
8 96 (5.85%) Python
9 71 (4.33%) Perl
10 70 (4.27%) T-SQL
11 68 (4.14%) VB.NET
12 50 (3.05%) Ruby
13 47 (2.86%) VB
14 36 (2.19%) PL/SQL
15 27 (1.65%) Shell Script
16 23 (1.40%) VC++
16 23 (1.40%) MATLAB
17 20 (1.22%) PHP5
17 20 (1.22%) Objective-C
18 18 (1.10%) XAML
Qualifications
1 154 (9.38%) Security Cleared
2 92 (5.61%) Microsoft Certification
3 69 (4.20%) SC Cleared
4 55 (3.35%) CCNA
4 55 (3.35%) Cisco Certification
5 50 (3.05%) ISEB
6 37 (2.25%) DV Cleared
7 33 (2.01%) MCSE
8 31 (1.89%) MCTS
8 31 (1.89%) HND
9 28 (1.71%) PhD
10 27 (1.65%) ISTQB
11 26 (1.58%) MCSA
12 23 (1.40%) MBA
13 22 (1.34%) MCP
13 22 (1.34%) PMI Certification
14 20 (1.22%) CCNP
15 18 (1.10%) PMP
16 15 (0.91%) PRINCE2 Certification
17 14 (0.85%) MCPD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 89 (5.42%) QA
2 57 (3.47%) SLA
3 16 (0.98%) ISO 9001
4 7 (0.43%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 3 (0.18%) Data Quality
5 3 (0.18%) DO-178B
6 2 (0.12%) JTAG
6 2 (0.12%) HMG Infosec
6 2 (0.12%) COBIT
6 2 (0.12%) IEC 61508
7 1 (0.061%) DO-254
7 1 (0.061%) ARP4754
7 1 (0.061%) DO-160
7 1 (0.061%) GAMP
7 1 (0.061%) GMP
7 1 (0.061%) JSP 440
System Software
1 85 (5.18%) VMware Infrastructure
2 71 (4.33%) Active Directory
3 16 (0.98%) Hyper-V
4 13 (0.79%) VMware ESX
5 11 (0.67%) vSphere
6 8 (0.49%) qmail
7 7 (0.43%) XenApp
8 5 (0.30%) Microsoft Virtual Server
9 4 (0.24%) Citrix Presentation Server
9 4 (0.24%) Samba
9 4 (0.24%) ISA Server
10 3 (0.18%) Terminal Services
10 3 (0.18%) Snort
11 2 (0.12%) Varnish
12 1 (0.061%) KVM
12 1 (0.061%) VirtualBox
12 1 (0.061%) ProxySG
12 1 (0.061%) Xen
12 1 (0.061%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 31 (1.89%) Nagios
2 15 (0.91%) HP Quality Center
3 12 (0.73%) Munin
4 11 (0.67%) Puppet
5 10 (0.61%) Zenoss
6 9 (0.55%) NetBackup
7 8 (0.49%) Backup Exec
7 8 (0.49%) YUM
7 8 (0.49%) Opscode Chef
8 6 (0.37%) OpenView
9 4 (0.24%) SCCM
9 4 (0.24%) Netcool
9 4 (0.24%) CiscoWorks
10 3 (0.18%) Cacti
11 2 (0.12%) SolarWinds Orion
11 2 (0.12%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
11 2 (0.12%) McAfee ePO
11 2 (0.12%) CA Spectrum
11 2 (0.12%) Cisco CUCM
12 1 (0.061%) CFEngine
Vendors
1 277 (16.88%) Microsoft
2 147 (8.96%) Oracle
3 101 (6.15%) VMware
4 70 (4.27%) Cisco
5 64 (3.90%) Zend
6 61 (3.72%) JBoss
7 54 (3.29%) Citrix
7 54 (3.29%) SAP
8 46 (2.80%) IBM
9 38 (2.32%) Business Objects
10 35 (2.13%) HP
11 28 (1.71%) Google
12 21 (1.28%) Trillium
13 17 (1.04%) Tableau
14 15 (0.91%) Juniper
15 14 (0.85%) Red Hat
16 11 (0.67%) Cognos
16 11 (0.67%) SolarWinds
17 10 (0.61%) Symantec
17 10 (0.61%) TIBCO
Plymouth, Devon
Connectus
Posted: 12 hours ago
Bristol, Somerset
XIST4 IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: Bens
Posted: 12 hours ago
Chippenham, Wiltshire
FT Select
Salary: From £40,000 to £50,000 per annum plus car allowance and benefits
Posted: 12 hours ago
Dorchester, Dorset
XIST4 IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: Bens
Posted: 12 hours ago
Tewkesbury, Gloucestershire
Connectus
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: 12 hours ago
Bristol, Avon
EasyWebRecruitment.com
Salary: £40,000 to £45,000
Posted: 13 hours ago
Bath, Avon
Circle Recruitment
Salary: £35000 - £50000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 13 hours ago
Bristol, Avon
Montash
Salary: £55000 - £60000 per annum + Package
Posted: 13 hours ago
Bath, Somerset
XIST4 IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: Bens
Posted: 13 hours ago
Gloucestershire
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: From £60,000 to £85,000 per annum plus outstanding package
Posted: 13 hours ago
Bath, Avon
CV Wow
Salary: £20000 to £30000 per annum
Posted: 14 hours ago
Dorset
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £45000 - £60000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 14 hours ago
Bristol, Avon
Experis Engineering
Salary: £30000.00 - £40000.00 per annum
Posted: 14 hours ago
Bath, Avon
People Source Consulting
Salary: £45000 - £50000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 14 hours ago
Exeter, Devon
Interaction Recruitment PLC
Salary: Salary Negotiable for the right candidate
Posted: 14 hours ago
Bristol, Avon
ComputerWorld Personnel Ltd
Salary: £20000 - £25000 per annum + car allowance
Posted: 15 hours ago
Bristol, Avon
ThreePeople
Salary: £20000 - £23000 per annum + bens
Posted: 16 hours ago
Bristol, Avon
Executive Recruitment Services (ERS)
Salary: £28000 - £45000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 16 hours ago
Salisbury, Wiltshire
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 17 hours ago
Bournemouth, Dorset
Venator Recruitment Limited
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 18 hours ago