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 27 March 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
27 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Degree
Rank 15 14 11
Rank change year-on-year
-1 -3
Permanent jobs citing Degree 764 722 827
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 12.75% 13.67% 15.29%
As % of the Qualifications category 41.59% 48.78% 43.32%
Number of salaries quoted 635 585 692
Average salary £35,000 £33,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+4.47% -4.28%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £21,500 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £50,000 £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
1837 1480 1909
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 30.66% 28.02% 35.29%
Number of salaries quoted 1442 1214 1618
Average salary £40,000 £39,500 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+1.26% +5.33%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,500 £23,000 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £50,000 £52,500
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 27 March 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 27 March 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 -6 255 £40,000 +6.66% 71
Dorset +1 136 £32,500 - 14
Gloucestershire -2 107 £41,000 +36.66% 25
Wiltshire +2 103 £37,500 - 19
Somerset +4 87 £33,500 +3.87% 16
Devon +14 61 £35,000 +16.66% 23
Cornwall -4 12 £30,000 +53.84% 4
Degree
England

Degree
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 27 March 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.

1 441 (26.66%) Software Engineering
2 428 (25.88%) Computer Science
3 397 (24.00%) HTML
4 370 (22.37%) C#
5 351 (21.22%) SQL
6 349 (21.10%) Agile Software Development
7 347 (20.98%) JavaScript
8 344 (20.80%) CSS
9 313 (18.92%) Finance
10 311 (18.80%) SQL Server
11 307 (18.56%) .NET
12 295 (17.84%) Java
13 276 (16.69%) Linux
14 271 (16.38%) Windows
15 245 (14.81%) C++
16 235 (14.21%) Microsoft
17 195 (11.79%) ASP.NET
17 195 (11.79%) jQuery
18 194 (11.73%) MVC
19 185 (11.19%) Security Cleared
19 185 (11.19%) Analytical Skills
20 184 (11.12%) C
21 177 (10.70%) Project Management
22 175 (10.58%) Mathematics
23 163 (9.85%) Oracle
24 156 (9.43%) MS Excel
25 154 (9.31%) Banking
26 153 (9.25%) OO
27 146 (8.83%) HTML5
28 144 (8.71%) MySQL

Degree
Top Related IT Skills in the South West by Category

For the 6 months to 27 March 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 63 (3.81%) IIS
2 58 (3.51%) Apache
3 39 (2.36%) MS Exchange
4 37 (2.24%) CMS
5 34 (2.06%) SharePoint
6 32 (1.93%) Node.js
7 31 (1.87%) WebLogic
7 31 (1.87%) Joomla!
8 30 (1.81%) JBoss
9 26 (1.57%) NServiceBus
10 23 (1.39%) WebSphere
11 22 (1.33%) OpenStack
12 21 (1.27%) Alfresco
12 21 (1.27%) WordPress
13 19 (1.15%) Drupal
14 17 (1.03%) Tomcat
15 11 (0.67%) SAS
15 11 (0.67%) Apache ServiceMix
16 10 (0.60%) Exchange Server 2010
16 10 (0.60%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 156 (9.43%) MS Excel
2 66 (3.99%) MS Office
3 37 (2.24%) Adobe Creative Suite
4 31 (1.87%) MS Visio
5 24 (1.45%) Photoshop
6 22 (1.33%) MS PowerPoint
7 21 (1.27%) MS Project
8 15 (0.91%) Adobe Illustrator
9 14 (0.85%) InDesign
10 9 (0.54%) SPSS
11 7 (0.42%) Acrobat
12 4 (0.24%) FastStats
13 3 (0.18%) InfoPath
14 2 (0.12%) OmniGraffle
14 2 (0.12%) Simulink
14 2 (0.12%) Maya
14 2 (0.12%) 3ds Max
15 1 (0.060%) QuarkXPress
15 1 (0.060%) Fireworks
15 1 (0.060%) AutoCAD
Business Applications
1 24 (1.45%) Dynamics CRM
2 20 (1.21%) Magento
3 13 (0.79%) Oracle EBS
4 12 (0.73%) Google Analytics
5 7 (0.42%) Oracle ERP
6 6 (0.36%) SAP SD
6 6 (0.36%) SAP CRM
7 5 (0.30%) Oracle Applications
8 4 (0.24%) WebTrends
9 3 (0.18%) SAP Business One
10 2 (0.12%) SAP ERP
10 2 (0.12%) TIBCO iProcess
10 2 (0.12%) Dynamics AX
10 2 (0.12%) ResourceLink
10 2 (0.12%) Visualfiles
10 2 (0.12%) Oracle BPM
10 2 (0.12%) SiteCatalyst
10 2 (0.12%) SalesLogix
11 1 (0.060%) Oracle Retail
11 1 (0.060%) SmartPlant
Cloud Services
1 27 (1.63%) SaaS
2 14 (0.85%) PaaS
3 10 (0.60%) Cloud Computing
3 10 (0.60%) GitHub
4 9 (0.54%) Amazon AWS
5 8 (0.48%) Google Cloud Platform
6 7 (0.42%) HP Helion
6 7 (0.42%) Google App Engine
7 6 (0.36%) Microsoft Azure
8 2 (0.12%) Amazon EC2
8 2 (0.12%) Office 365
9 1 (0.060%) Google Apps
9 1 (0.060%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 106 (6.41%) Internet
2 78 (4.72%) Firewall
3 74 (4.47%) HTTP
4 73 (4.41%) TCP/IP
5 45 (2.72%) VPN
6 32 (1.93%) DNS
7 30 (1.81%) SSL
8 28 (1.69%) Network Security
9 26 (1.57%) WAN
10 24 (1.45%) LDAP
11 23 (1.39%) IPv4
12 21 (1.27%) SAN
12 21 (1.27%) DHCP
13 19 (1.15%) LAN
14 17 (1.03%) Wireless
15 15 (0.91%) VoIP
15 15 (0.91%) SMTP
16 12 (0.73%) Ethernet
16 12 (0.73%) FTP
17 11 (0.67%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 311 (18.80%) SQL Server
2 144 (8.71%) MySQL
3 60 (3.63%) Relational Database
4 40 (2.42%) SQL Server 2008
5 31 (1.87%) Data Warehouse
6 30 (1.81%) RDBMS
7 29 (1.75%) SQL Server 2005
8 23 (1.39%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 22 (1.33%) PostgreSQL
10 21 (1.27%) Oracle Database
11 19 (1.15%) MongoDB
12 18 (1.09%) Hadoop
12 18 (1.09%) SQL Server Reporting Services
13 13 (0.79%) SQL Server 2012
14 11 (0.67%) NoSQL
14 11 (0.67%) Big Data
15 8 (0.48%) MS Access
16 7 (0.42%) SQL Server Analysis Services
16 7 (0.42%) Apache Accumulo
17 5 (0.30%) QlikView
Development Applications
1 72 (4.35%) Git (software)
2 52 (3.14%) Subversion
3 48 (2.90%) Eclipse
4 36 (2.18%) JUnit
5 34 (2.06%) Visual Studio
5 34 (2.06%) Maven
5 34 (2.06%) NUnit
6 33 (2.00%) Jenkins
7 32 (1.93%) Team Foundation Server
8 29 (1.75%) Ant
9 26 (1.57%) SpecFlow
10 21 (1.27%) Eclipse RCP
11 19 (1.15%) PEAR
11 19 (1.15%) PHPUnit
12 18 (1.09%) Bugzilla
12 18 (1.09%) Rational DOORS
13 17 (1.03%) Hudson
13 17 (1.03%) Trac
13 17 (1.03%) Selenium
14 15 (0.91%) Dreamweaver
General
1 313 (18.92%) Finance
2 154 (9.31%) Banking
3 111 (6.71%) Telecoms
4 95 (5.74%) Aerospace
5 80 (4.84%) Electronics
6 72 (4.35%) Marketing
7 67 (4.05%) Retail
8 58 (3.51%) Manufacturing
8 58 (3.51%) Military
9 49 (2.96%) Legal
10 32 (1.93%) French Language
11 21 (1.27%) German Language
12 14 (0.85%) Games
13 13 (0.79%) Advertising
14 11 (0.67%) Multimedia
15 10 (0.60%) Spanish Language
16 8 (0.48%) Investment Banking
16 8 (0.48%) Automotive
17 6 (0.36%) Billing
17 6 (0.36%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 526 (31.80%) Developer
2 236 (14.27%) Software Engineer
3 206 (12.45%) Analyst
4 152 (9.19%) Graduate
5 137 (8.28%) Software Developer
5 137 (8.28%) Junior
6 106 (6.41%) Web Developer
7 86 (5.20%) Project Manager
8 83 (5.02%) Consultant
9 79 (4.78%) Business Analyst
10 73 (4.41%) Junior Developer
11 69 (4.17%) .NET Developer
12 64 (3.87%) PHP Developer
13 60 (3.63%) Java Developer
14 55 (3.33%) Graduate Software Engineer
15 54 (3.26%) Senior Developer
16 48 (2.90%) Designer
17 47 (2.84%) C++ Software Engineer
18 46 (2.78%) Graduate Developer
19 41 (2.48%) Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 397 (24.00%) HTML
2 344 (20.80%) CSS
3 307 (18.56%) .NET
4 195 (11.79%) ASP.NET
4 195 (11.79%) jQuery
5 146 (8.83%) HTML5
6 141 (8.52%) XML
7 105 (6.35%) AngularJS
8 99 (5.99%) ASP.NET MVC
9 93 (5.62%) Web Services
10 81 (4.90%) CSS3
11 80 (4.84%) Spring
12 71 (4.29%) Ajax
13 60 (3.63%) ASP.NET Web Forms
14 50 (3.02%) .NET Framework
15 47 (2.84%) Hibernate
15 47 (2.84%) KnockoutJS
16 46 (2.78%) J2EE
17 41 (2.48%) LAMP
18 37 (2.24%) WCF
Miscellaneous
1 428 (25.88%) Computer Science
2 185 (11.19%) Analytical Skills
3 175 (10.58%) Mathematics
4 102 (6.17%) Management Information System
5 98 (5.93%) Open Source
6 60 (3.63%) Physics
7 42 (2.54%) User Experience
8 40 (2.42%) Algorithms
9 36 (2.18%) Data Structures
10 34 (2.06%) Enterprise Software
11 29 (1.75%) Visualisation
12 25 (1.51%) Client/Server
13 22 (1.33%) Mobile App
14 21 (1.27%) Statistics
15 19 (1.15%) E-Learning
16 17 (1.03%) Xbox
17 16 (0.97%) N-Tier
18 15 (0.91%) Device Driver
19 14 (0.85%) Embedded Systems
19 14 (0.85%) iPad
Operating Systems
1 276 (16.69%) Linux
2 271 (16.38%) Windows
3 82 (4.96%) UNIX
4 58 (3.51%) Android
5 49 (2.96%) Apple iOS
6 25 (1.51%) Windows Server 2008
7 21 (1.27%) Windows Server 2012
8 17 (1.03%) Windows Phone
9 16 (0.97%) Ubuntu
10 12 (0.73%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 12 (0.73%) Windows 8
11 11 (0.67%) Windows 7
12 7 (0.42%) CentOS
13 6 (0.36%) Windows Mobile
13 6 (0.36%) Oracle Linux
13 6 (0.36%) Windows Server 2003
13 6 (0.36%) Debian
13 6 (0.36%) Solaris
14 5 (0.30%) Mac OS X
15 2 (0.12%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 441 (26.66%) Software Engineering
2 349 (21.10%) Agile Software Development
3 194 (11.73%) MVC
4 177 (10.70%) Project Management
5 153 (9.25%) OO
6 136 (8.22%) ITIL
7 120 (7.26%) PRINCE2
8 117 (7.07%) Scrum
9 116 (7.01%) Web Development
10 101 (6.11%) TDD
11 88 (5.32%) People Management
12 86 (5.20%) CRM
13 85 (5.14%) OOP
14 73 (4.41%) Mentoring
15 70 (4.23%) Unit Testing
16 68 (4.11%) Information Security
17 66 (3.99%) Continuous Integration
18 65 (3.93%) Time Management
19 62 (3.75%) UML
20 61 (3.69%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 370 (22.37%) C#
2 351 (21.22%) SQL
3 347 (20.98%) JavaScript
4 295 (17.84%) Java
5 245 (14.81%) C++
6 184 (11.12%) C
7 127 (7.68%) PHP
8 100 (6.05%) Python
9 76 (4.59%) T-SQL
10 61 (3.69%) Perl
11 47 (2.84%) VB.NET
12 43 (2.60%) PHP5
13 26 (1.57%) PowerShell
14 22 (1.33%) Ruby
15 21 (1.27%) VBA
16 14 (0.85%) Shell Script
16 14 (0.85%) MATLAB
17 13 (0.79%) VB
18 10 (0.60%) Scala
19 9 (0.54%) Embedded C
Qualifications
1 185 (11.19%) Security Cleared
2 134 (8.10%) SC Cleared
3 73 (4.41%) ISEB
4 49 (2.96%) DV Cleared
5 45 (2.72%) PMP
6 37 (2.24%) PMI Certification
7 34 (2.06%) PRINCE2 Certification
8 28 (1.69%) CISSP
9 26 (1.57%) Microsoft Certification
10 24 (1.45%) HND
11 17 (1.03%) MCP
11 17 (1.03%) CCNA
11 17 (1.03%) Cisco Certification
12 15 (0.91%) PhD
13 13 (0.79%) Postgraduate
13 13 (0.79%) ISTQB
14 11 (0.67%) HNC
15 10 (0.60%) MCSA
16 9 (0.54%) CHFI
16 9 (0.54%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 116 (7.01%) QA
2 34 (2.06%) SLA
3 15 (0.91%) PCI DSS
4 11 (0.67%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 10 (0.60%) ISO 9001
6 6 (0.36%) DO-178B
6 6 (0.36%) COBIT
7 4 (0.24%) Sarbanes-Oxley
8 3 (0.18%) TickIT
8 3 (0.18%) DO-254
9 2 (0.12%) JTAG
9 2 (0.12%) IEC 61508
9 2 (0.12%) DO-160
9 2 (0.12%) JSP 440
10 1 (0.060%) ISO 14001
10 1 (0.060%) ARP4754
System Software
1 67 (4.05%) VMware Infrastructure
2 66 (3.99%) Active Directory
3 22 (1.33%) Firmware
4 15 (0.91%) Hyper-V
5 12 (0.73%) KVM
6 9 (0.54%) VMware ESX
7 8 (0.48%) Terminal Services
8 7 (0.42%) Docker
9 6 (0.36%) LXC
9 6 (0.36%) Xen
9 6 (0.36%) qmail
10 5 (0.30%) XenApp
10 5 (0.30%) Oracle RAC
10 5 (0.30%) vSphere
11 4 (0.24%) XenServer
11 4 (0.24%) XenDesktop
12 3 (0.18%) Samba
12 3 (0.18%) Snort
13 2 (0.12%) NFS
13 2 (0.12%) Terminal Server
Systems Management
1 22 (1.33%) Puppet
2 15 (0.91%) Nagios
3 14 (0.85%) SCCM
4 10 (0.60%) HP Quality Center
5 7 (0.42%) Opscode Chef
6 6 (0.36%) Graphite
6 6 (0.36%) yum
6 6 (0.36%) Munin
6 6 (0.36%) Zenoss
6 6 (0.36%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
7 5 (0.30%) MOM
7 5 (0.30%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
7 5 (0.30%) Norton AntiVirus
8 4 (0.24%) Backup Exec
9 3 (0.18%) OPNET
9 3 (0.18%) OpenView
9 3 (0.18%) SolarWinds Orion
9 3 (0.18%) SCOM
9 3 (0.18%) CFEngine
9 3 (0.18%) CA Spectrum
Vendors
1 235 (14.21%) Microsoft
2 163 (9.85%) Oracle
3 83 (5.02%) VMware
4 67 (4.05%) Adobe
5 59 (3.57%) Google
6 34 (2.06%) HP
7 30 (1.81%) ION Trading
8 29 (1.75%) Cisco
9 27 (1.63%) IBM
9 27 (1.63%) Zend
10 26 (1.57%) SAP
11 19 (1.15%) Citrix
11 19 (1.15%) Facebook
12 18 (1.09%) ForgeRock
12 18 (1.09%) Red Hat
13 13 (0.79%) Dell
14 12 (0.73%) EMC
15 9 (0.54%) Xamarin
16 8 (0.48%) Sybase
16 8 (0.48%) CheckPoint
Bristol, Somerset
XIST4 IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: Bens
Posted: 5 hours ago
Bath, Somerset
XIST4 IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: Bens
Posted: 5 hours ago
Wiltshire
Barclay Simpson Corporate Governance Recruitment
Salary: Negotiable
Posted: Yesterday
Cornwall
GO Partnership Ltd
Salary: Excellent Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Cornwall
GO Partnership Ltd
Salary: Benefits+Relocation help
Posted: Yesterday
Bath, Somerset
XIST4 IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: Bens
Posted: Yesterday
Swindon, Wiltshire
XIST4 IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: Great Bens
Posted: Yesterday
Bristol, Avon
Auburn Rose
Salary: From £18,000 to £20,000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Poole, Dorset
Stafford-Sharp Associates
Salary: From £20,000 to £35,000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Stroud, Gloucestershire
IT Connections
Salary: £25,000 to £34,000
Posted: Yesterday
Gloucester, Gloucestershire
Informatiq Consulting
Salary: £30000 - £50000 per annum + Pension + Medical
Posted: Yesterday
Cirencester, Gloucestershire
BTR Recruitment Ltd.
Salary: From £18,000 to £25,000 per annum plus bens, bonus etc
Posted: Yesterday
Bristol, Avon
Boeing
Salary: Competitive
Posted: Yesterday
Exeter, Devon
Met Office
Posted: Yesterday
Cirencester, Gloucestershire
BTR Recruitment Ltd.
Salary: From £20,000 to £25,000 per annum plus bens, bonus etc
Posted: Yesterday
Cirencester, Gloucestershire
BTR Recruitment Ltd.
Salary: From £23,000 to £33,000 per annum plus bens, bonus etc
Posted: Yesterday
Exeter, Devon
Met Office
Posted: Yesterday
Exeter, Devon
Met Office
Posted: Yesterday
South West
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £60,000 - £90,000 + EXCELLENT package and benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Gloucestershire
Informatiq Consulting
Salary: Pension + Medical
Posted: Yesterday