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 30 June 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
30 Jun 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Degree
Rank 15 15 12
Rank change year-on-year
0 -3
Permanent jobs citing Degree 852 880 727
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 14.15% 14.23% 13.81%
As % of the Qualifications category 47.87% 53.37% 45.55%
Number of salaries quoted 667 661 604
Average salary £35,000 £35,000 £35,000
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £21,500 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £52,500 £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
1780 1649 1596
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 29.56% 26.66% 30.31%
Number of salaries quoted 1382 1279 1388
Average salary £39,000 £38,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.63% -5.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £22,850 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £55,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,000 £40,857 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.79% +2.14%

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 30 June 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 30 June 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 -1 351 £37,500 - 54
Wiltshire +4 161 £32,500 -13.33% 27
Gloucestershire -14 81 £40,000 +14.28% 27
Somerset 0 76 £33,800 +4.00% 8
Devon +11 75 £31,500 +5.00% 11
Dorset -5 74 £23,500 -27.69% 8
Cornwall -8 9 £21,000 -51.44% 1
Avon - 2 £22,500 -
Degree
England

Degree
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 30 June 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.

1 446 (27.75%) Java
2 431 (26.82%) Agile Software Development
3 428 (26.63%) Computer Science
4 381 (23.71%) Software Engineering
5 351 (21.84%) SQL
6 346 (21.53%) HTML
7 337 (20.97%) JavaScript
8 322 (20.04%) C#
9 313 (19.48%) .NET
10 305 (18.98%) SQL Server
11 301 (18.73%) CSS
11 301 (18.73%) Linux
12 298 (18.54%) Windows
13 273 (16.99%) Finance
14 246 (15.31%) Oracle
15 215 (13.38%) C++
16 213 (13.25%) Analytical Skills
17 210 (13.07%) Microsoft
18 184 (11.45%) Mathematics
19 183 (11.39%) C
20 158 (9.83%) MVC
21 156 (9.71%) Scrum
21 156 (9.71%) OO
21 156 (9.71%) Project Management
22 155 (9.65%) Security Cleared
23 154 (9.58%) ASP.NET
23 154 (9.58%) SDLC
24 149 (9.27%) jQuery
25 139 (8.65%) PHP
26 133 (8.28%) TDD

Degree
Top Related IT Skills in the South West by Category

For the 6 months to 30 June 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 70 (4.36%) WebLogic
2 68 (4.23%) Node.js
3 62 (3.86%) IIS
4 53 (3.30%) JBoss
5 51 (3.17%) Tomcat
6 47 (2.92%) SharePoint
7 46 (2.86%) Apache
8 44 (2.74%) WebSphere
9 29 (1.80%) OpenStack
10 28 (1.74%) SAS
11 23 (1.43%) Joomla!
12 19 (1.18%) MS Exchange
13 17 (1.06%) ArcGIS
13 17 (1.06%) CMS
13 17 (1.06%) Apache ServiceMix
14 16 (1.00%) Elasticsearch
14 16 (1.00%) Drupal
15 15 (0.93%) Oracle SOA Suite
16 14 (0.87%) WordPress
17 13 (0.81%) Alfresco
Applications
1 132 (8.21%) MS Excel
2 58 (3.61%) MS Office
3 25 (1.56%) MS PowerPoint
4 21 (1.31%) MS Visio
4 21 (1.31%) Adobe Creative Suite
5 19 (1.18%) MS Project
6 10 (0.62%) Photoshop
7 9 (0.56%) SPSS
8 8 (0.50%) Adobe Illustrator
9 5 (0.31%) InDesign
10 3 (0.19%) Spreadsheet
10 3 (0.19%) OmniGraffle
11 2 (0.12%) AutoCAD
12 1 (0.062%) Maya
12 1 (0.062%) 3ds Max
12 1 (0.062%) SOLIDWORKS
12 1 (0.062%) Acrobat
12 1 (0.062%) QuarkXPress
12 1 (0.062%) Fireworks
12 1 (0.062%) EPLAN
Business Applications
1 35 (2.18%) Oracle EBS
2 31 (1.93%) Dynamics CRM
3 13 (0.81%) Magento
4 6 (0.37%) Summit
4 6 (0.37%) FLEXCUBE
4 6 (0.37%) SAP Oil and Gas
5 4 (0.25%) WebTrends
6 3 (0.19%) Oracle Retail
7 2 (0.12%) Dynamics GP
7 2 (0.12%) SAP ERP
7 2 (0.12%) Remedy ITSM
7 2 (0.12%) Aareon QL
7 2 (0.12%) SAP SD
7 2 (0.12%) SAP CRM
7 2 (0.12%) Infor CRM
8 1 (0.062%) Visualfiles
8 1 (0.062%) SAP CO
8 1 (0.062%) SAP PM
8 1 (0.062%) HFM
8 1 (0.062%) SAP FI/CO
Cloud Services
1 56 (3.48%) SaaS
2 29 (1.80%) PaaS
3 26 (1.62%) Amazon AWS
4 18 (1.12%) Google Cloud Platform
5 17 (1.06%) HP Helion
5 17 (1.06%) Google App Engine
6 11 (0.68%) Google Analytics
7 9 (0.56%) Cloud Computing
8 7 (0.44%) IaaS
9 6 (0.37%) Microsoft Azure
10 4 (0.25%) Amazon EC2
11 3 (0.19%) Adobe Analytics
12 2 (0.12%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 98 (6.10%) TCP/IP
2 81 (5.04%) Internet
3 67 (4.17%) Firewall
4 65 (4.04%) HTTP
5 37 (2.30%) DNS
6 31 (1.93%) Network Security
7 27 (1.68%) SAN
8 25 (1.56%) Wireless
9 22 (1.37%) SSL
9 22 (1.37%) WebEx
10 20 (1.24%) DHCP
11 18 (1.12%) VPN
12 17 (1.06%) IPv4
13 11 (0.68%) WAN
14 10 (0.62%) LAN
14 10 (0.62%) Intrusion Detection
15 9 (0.56%) VoIP
16 7 (0.44%) LDAP
16 7 (0.44%) HTTPS
17 6 (0.37%) Ethernet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 305 (18.98%) SQL Server
2 114 (7.09%) MySQL
3 70 (4.36%) Relational Database
4 45 (2.80%) Oracle Database
5 37 (2.30%) RDBMS
6 30 (1.87%) Data Warehouse
7 29 (1.80%) NoSQL
8 28 (1.74%) PostgreSQL
9 27 (1.68%) MongoDB
10 26 (1.62%) Big Data
11 24 (1.49%) Hadoop
12 22 (1.37%) SQL Server 2008
13 20 (1.24%) Oracle Database 11g
14 18 (1.12%) SQL Server 2005
15 15 (0.93%) Oracle Database 12c
16 12 (0.75%) SQL Server Integration Services
17 10 (0.62%) SQL Server Reporting Services
18 8 (0.50%) Oracle Reports
18 8 (0.50%) Oracle ODI
18 8 (0.50%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 120 (7.47%) Git (software)
2 81 (5.04%) Jenkins
3 68 (4.23%) Maven
4 52 (3.24%) Ant
5 50 (3.11%) Eclipse
6 43 (2.68%) JUnit
7 42 (2.61%) Visual Studio
8 36 (2.24%) Hudson
9 30 (1.87%) Eclipse RCP
9 30 (1.87%) Subversion
10 29 (1.80%) Gradle
11 28 (1.74%) Team Foundation Server
12 25 (1.56%) Artifactory
13 22 (1.37%) Selenium
14 18 (1.12%) Cucumber
15 17 (1.06%) PHPUnit
15 17 (1.06%) Bugzilla
16 16 (1.00%) PEAR
16 16 (1.00%) Trac
17 15 (0.93%) NUnit
General
1 273 (16.99%) Finance
2 108 (6.72%) Banking
3 93 (5.79%) Electronics
4 76 (4.73%) Telecoms
5 75 (4.67%) Retail
6 71 (4.42%) Manufacturing
7 64 (3.98%) Marketing
8 51 (3.17%) Aerospace
9 42 (2.61%) Military
10 39 (2.43%) Legal
11 38 (2.36%) Games
12 25 (1.56%) French Language
13 19 (1.18%) German Language
13 19 (1.18%) Back Office
14 15 (0.93%) Law
15 14 (0.87%) Advertising
15 14 (0.87%) Publishing
16 11 (0.68%) Automotive
17 9 (0.56%) Billing
18 7 (0.44%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 493 (30.68%) Developer
2 232 (14.44%) Software Engineer
3 218 (13.57%) Analyst
4 153 (9.52%) Graduate
5 146 (9.09%) Junior
6 113 (7.03%) Software Developer
7 92 (5.72%) Junior Developer
8 82 (5.10%) .NET Developer
9 79 (4.92%) Web Developer
10 74 (4.60%) Support Engineer
11 73 (4.54%) Java Developer
12 66 (4.11%) PHP Developer
13 65 (4.04%) Business Analyst
14 53 (3.30%) Graduate Software Engineer
15 51 (3.17%) Project Manager
15 51 (3.17%) Consultant
16 48 (2.99%) Applications Developer
16 48 (2.99%) Applications Support
17 46 (2.86%) Senior Developer
18 40 (2.49%) Principal Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 346 (21.53%) HTML
2 313 (19.48%) .NET
3 301 (18.73%) CSS
4 154 (9.58%) ASP.NET
5 149 (9.27%) jQuery
6 124 (7.72%) Web Services
6 124 (7.72%) XML
7 100 (6.22%) HTML5
8 96 (5.97%) ASP.NET MVC
9 93 (5.79%) Spring
10 87 (5.41%) AngularJS
11 68 (4.23%) J2EE
12 64 (3.98%) .NET Framework
13 58 (3.61%) RESTful
14 53 (3.30%) CSS3
15 52 (3.24%) Ajax
16 49 (3.05%) Hibernate
17 43 (2.68%) Java EE
18 42 (2.61%) LAMP
18 42 (2.61%) JSON
Miscellaneous
1 428 (26.63%) Computer Science
2 213 (13.25%) Analytical Skills
3 184 (11.45%) Mathematics
4 120 (7.47%) Management Information System
5 58 (3.61%) Enterprise Software
6 50 (3.11%) User Experience
7 39 (2.43%) Mobile App
8 37 (2.30%) Physics
9 31 (1.93%) Visualisation
10 29 (1.80%) Statistics
11 26 (1.62%) Xbox
11 26 (1.62%) Data Centre
12 24 (1.49%) Client/Server
13 23 (1.43%) SWIFT
14 22 (1.37%) GIS
15 21 (1.31%) Digital Media
15 21 (1.31%) Data Structures
16 18 (1.12%) Algorithms
16 18 (1.12%) N-Tier
17 17 (1.06%) Inversion of Control
Operating Systems
1 301 (18.73%) Linux
2 298 (18.54%) Windows
3 100 (6.22%) UNIX
4 78 (4.85%) Apple iOS
5 75 (4.67%) Android
6 32 (1.99%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 29 (1.80%) Windows Server 2008
8 23 (1.43%) Windows Phone
9 17 (1.06%) Windows 8
10 14 (0.87%) Windows 7
11 13 (0.81%) Windows Server 2012
12 12 (0.75%) Ubuntu
12 12 (0.75%) Windows Mobile
13 11 (0.68%) Oracle Linux
14 9 (0.56%) Windows Server 2003
14 9 (0.56%) CentOS
15 6 (0.37%) Debian
16 5 (0.31%) Mac OS X
17 3 (0.19%) Windows XP
18 2 (0.12%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 431 (26.82%) Agile Software Development
2 381 (23.71%) Software Engineering
3 158 (9.83%) MVC
4 156 (9.71%) Scrum
4 156 (9.71%) OO
4 156 (9.71%) Project Management
5 154 (9.58%) SDLC
6 133 (8.28%) TDD
7 125 (7.78%) ITIL
8 117 (7.28%) Continuous Integration
9 108 (6.72%) CRM
10 104 (6.47%) Web Development
11 96 (5.97%) Mentoring
12 95 (5.91%) Open Source
13 78 (4.85%) PRINCE2
14 77 (4.79%) Business Intelligence
15 71 (4.42%) Unit Testing
16 65 (4.04%) OOP
17 63 (3.92%) Test Automation
18 59 (3.67%) UML
Programming Languages
1 446 (27.75%) Java
2 351 (21.84%) SQL
3 337 (20.97%) JavaScript
4 322 (20.04%) C#
5 215 (13.38%) C++
6 183 (11.39%) C
7 139 (8.65%) PHP
8 122 (7.59%) Python
9 48 (2.99%) Ruby
10 45 (2.80%) T-SQL
11 37 (2.30%) Perl
12 35 (2.18%) VB.NET
13 27 (1.68%) PHP5
14 23 (1.43%) XPath
15 22 (1.37%) Bash Shell
16 21 (1.31%) VBA
17 20 (1.24%) Scala
18 19 (1.18%) Objective-C
19 18 (1.12%) Clojure
20 17 (1.06%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 155 (9.65%) Security Cleared
2 115 (7.16%) SC Cleared
3 55 (3.42%) ISEB
4 43 (2.68%) DV Cleared
5 27 (1.68%) CISSP
6 22 (1.37%) Cisco Certification
7 20 (1.24%) Microsoft Certification
8 19 (1.18%) ISTQB
9 18 (1.12%) CCNA
10 13 (0.81%) ITIL Certification
10 13 (0.81%) HND
11 11 (0.68%) PMP
11 11 (0.68%) PMI Certification
12 10 (0.62%) PhD
12 10 (0.62%) CCNP
13 9 (0.56%) MCSE
14 8 (0.50%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
15 7 (0.44%) Postgraduate
15 7 (0.44%) MCP
15 7 (0.44%) HNC
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 110 (6.85%) QA
2 41 (2.55%) SLA
3 19 (1.18%) PCI DSS
4 17 (1.06%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 9 (0.56%) ISO 9001
6 4 (0.25%) COBIT
6 4 (0.25%) Sarbanes-Oxley
7 2 (0.12%) DO-178B
8 1 (0.062%) ARP4754
8 1 (0.062%) JSP 440
System Software
1 82 (5.10%) VMware Infrastructure
2 49 (3.05%) Active Directory
3 38 (2.36%) KVM
4 23 (1.43%) Docker
5 22 (1.37%) LXC
5 22 (1.37%) Firmware
5 22 (1.37%) Xen
6 13 (0.81%) XenApp
7 5 (0.31%) vSphere
7 5 (0.31%) VMware ESX
8 4 (0.25%) Hyper-V
8 4 (0.25%) Samba
9 3 (0.19%) VMware ESXi
10 2 (0.12%) Oracle RAC
11 1 (0.062%) Postfix
11 1 (0.062%) VMware Workstation
11 1 (0.062%) Snort
11 1 (0.062%) Terminal Services
11 1 (0.062%) Apache Flume
11 1 (0.062%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 48 (2.99%) Puppet
2 22 (1.37%) Graphite
3 9 (0.56%) Opscode Chef
4 8 (0.50%) SCCM
5 6 (0.37%) Kibana
6 5 (0.31%) Nagios
6 5 (0.31%) HP Quality Center
7 4 (0.25%) SCOM
8 3 (0.19%) Backup Exec
8 3 (0.19%) MOM
8 3 (0.19%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
8 3 (0.19%) Capistrano
8 3 (0.19%) CFEngine
8 3 (0.19%) Munin
9 2 (0.12%) Data Guard
9 2 (0.12%) Oracle RMAN
9 2 (0.12%) CA Endevor
10 1 (0.062%) SCVMM
10 1 (0.062%) BMC PATROL
10 1 (0.062%) OPNET
Vendors
1 246 (15.31%) Oracle
2 210 (13.07%) Microsoft
3 116 (7.22%) VMware
4 109 (6.78%) Google
5 55 (3.42%) Cisco
6 39 (2.43%) Adobe
6 39 (2.43%) HP
7 36 (2.24%) IBM
8 29 (1.80%) Red Hat
9 27 (1.68%) Citrix
10 26 (1.62%) Facebook
11 24 (1.49%) ForgeRock
12 17 (1.06%) Rackspace
12 17 (1.06%) Zend
13 16 (1.00%) Sybase
14 15 (0.93%) Siebel
15 14 (0.87%) SAP
15 14 (0.87%) ESRI
16 13 (0.81%) Xamarin
17 12 (0.75%) Apple
Bristol, Somerset
Recruitment Partnership
Salary: superb benefits!
Posted: 4 hours ago
Wiltshire
Experis Ltd
Salary: £35000.00 - £41000.00 per annum
Posted: 10 hours ago
South West
HP
Posted: 11 hours ago
Somerset
Lawrence Harvey Enterprise
Salary: £27000.00 - £35000.00 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 13 hours ago
Bristol, Gloucestershire
Oracle
Salary: excellent salary - negotiable
Posted: 13 hours ago
Swindon
Nationwide
Salary: £40721 - £52032 per annum
Posted: 13 hours ago
Bournemouth, Dorset
JP Morgan
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 13 hours ago
Falmouth, Cornwall
Jarrang
Salary: From £30,000 to £35,000 per annum plus bonus programme
Posted: 15 hours ago
Bristol, Avon
Novate IT Ltd
Salary: £40000 - £100000 per annum + extensive benefits
Posted: 15 hours ago
Gloucestershire
Lawrence Harvey IT & Change
Salary: £31000.00 - £35000.00 per annum
Posted: 15 hours ago
Trowbridge, Wiltshire
Reed Technology
Salary: £38000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 16 hours ago
Chippenham, Wiltshire
Techsearch Technology
Salary: From £28,000 to £35,000 per annum plus excellent benefits
Posted: 16 hours ago
Bristol, Avon
Redrock Consulting Ltd
Salary: £20000 - £26000 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 18 hours ago
Bristol, Avon
CPS Group UK
Salary: £30k - 35k per year + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 19 hours ago
Exmouth, Devon
Experis Ltd
Posted: 21 hours ago
Bristol, Avon
Aximis (West) Limited
Salary: Up to £75K + £5K Car + 20% Bonus + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Cheltenham, Gloucestershire
Aximis (West) Limited
Salary: Up to £75K + £5K Car + 20% Bonus + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Swindon, Wiltshire
Aximis (West) Limited
Salary: Up to £60K Basic + Excellent Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Cheltenham, Gloucestershire
Aximis (West) Limited
Salary: Up to £60K Basic + Excellent Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Bristol, Avon
Aximis (West) Limited
Salary: Up to £60K Basic + Excellent Benefits
Posted: Yesterday