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 23 January 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
23 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Degree
Rank 15 15 11
Rank change year-on-year
0 -4
Permanent jobs citing Degree 810 788 869
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 13.46% 14.30% 15.55%
As % of the Qualifications category 43.67% 49.10% 44.93%
Number of salaries quoted 683 604 709
Average salary £36,000 £33,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+9.09% -5.71%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £21,500 £21,953
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £50,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,000
% change year-on-year
- +8.10%
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
1855 1605 1934
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 30.82% 29.12% 34.61%
Number of salaries quoted 1523 1287 1592
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £23,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £50,000 £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 23 January 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 23 January 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 -1 284 £37,500 - 68
Gloucestershire +1 140 £42,500 +32.81% 25
Dorset +3 129 £32,500 - 19
Wiltshire -9 91 £40,000 +22.13% 22
Devon +13 69 £37,500 +50.00% 19
Somerset -2 68 £34,000 +25.92% 20
Cornwall -1 13 £35,000 +94.44% 3
Degree
England

Degree
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 23 January 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.

1 496 (29.23%) Computer Science
2 457 (26.93%) Software Engineering
3 394 (23.22%) C#
4 379 (22.33%) HTML
5 362 (21.33%) SQL
6 344 (20.27%) SQL Server
7 337 (19.86%) Agile Software Development
8 329 (19.39%) Finance
9 311 (18.33%) JavaScript
10 308 (18.15%) CSS
11 300 (17.68%) Windows
11 300 (17.68%) .NET
12 296 (17.44%) C++
13 285 (16.79%) Java
14 261 (15.38%) Microsoft
15 247 (14.56%) Linux
16 207 (12.20%) Security Cleared
17 202 (11.90%) ASP.NET
18 193 (11.37%) MVC
19 184 (10.84%) MS Excel
20 183 (10.78%) C
21 182 (10.72%) Project Management
22 180 (10.61%) Mathematics
23 179 (10.55%) OO
24 170 (10.02%) Analytical Skills
25 168 (9.90%) jQuery
26 165 (9.72%) Banking
27 160 (9.43%) Oracle
28 151 (8.90%) XML
29 147 (8.66%) ITIL

Degree
Top Related IT Skills in the South West by Category

For the 6 months to 23 January 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 (3.71%) MS Exchange
2 55 (3.24%) IIS
3 48 (2.83%) SharePoint
3 48 (2.83%) Apache
4 39 (2.30%) CMS
5 37 (2.18%) Joomla!
6 35 (2.06%) JBoss
7 34 (2.00%) Alfresco
8 33 (1.94%) WebLogic
8 33 (1.94%) WebSphere
9 22 (1.30%) NServiceBus
10 19 (1.12%) Exchange Server 2010
11 17 (1.00%) Exchange Server 2007
12 15 (0.88%) Apache ServiceMix
12 15 (0.88%) Exchange Server 2013
13 13 (0.77%) Node.js
13 13 (0.77%) WordPress
13 13 (0.77%) Tomcat
14 11 (0.65%) Drupal
15 9 (0.53%) OpenStack
Applications
1 184 (10.84%) MS Excel
2 75 (4.42%) MS Office
3 30 (1.77%) Photoshop
4 29 (1.71%) Adobe Creative Suite
5 27 (1.59%) MS Visio
6 23 (1.36%) MS PowerPoint
7 15 (0.88%) MS Project
8 13 (0.77%) Adobe Illustrator
9 12 (0.71%) InDesign
10 9 (0.53%) Spreadsheet
11 6 (0.35%) Acrobat
12 5 (0.29%) Adobe Premiere
12 5 (0.29%) CorelDRAW
13 4 (0.24%) SPSS
13 4 (0.24%) FastStats
13 4 (0.24%) InfoPath
14 2 (0.12%) Simulink
14 2 (0.12%) Maya
14 2 (0.12%) 3ds Max
14 2 (0.12%) Adobe Captivate
Business Applications
1 24 (1.41%) Dynamics CRM
2 17 (1.00%) Google Analytics
3 14 (0.82%) Magento
4 10 (0.59%) Oracle ERP
5 8 (0.47%) Oracle Applications
5 8 (0.47%) Oracle EBS
6 6 (0.35%) SAP SD
6 6 (0.35%) SAP CRM
7 5 (0.29%) Oracle BPM
7 5 (0.29%) WebTrends
8 4 (0.24%) Dynamics AX
9 3 (0.18%) SAP Business One
9 3 (0.18%) Visualfiles
10 2 (0.12%) TIBCO iProcess
10 2 (0.12%) ResourceLink
11 1 (0.059%) Shopify
11 1 (0.059%) Oracle Payables
11 1 (0.059%) Oracle Receivables
11 1 (0.059%) SalesLogix
11 1 (0.059%) AWD
Cloud Services
1 21 (1.24%) SaaS
2 14 (0.82%) Cloud Computing
3 10 (0.59%) GitHub
4 7 (0.41%) Microsoft Azure
5 5 (0.29%) Force.com
6 2 (0.12%) Amazon AWS
6 2 (0.12%) PaaS
6 2 (0.12%) Office 365
7 1 (0.059%) Google Apps
Communications & Networking
1 102 (6.01%) Internet
2 82 (4.83%) Firewall
3 62 (3.65%) TCP/IP
4 54 (3.18%) VPN
5 53 (3.12%) HTTP
6 37 (2.18%) DNS
7 33 (1.94%) WAN
8 30 (1.77%) Network Security
9 28 (1.65%) SSL
9 28 (1.65%) DHCP
10 26 (1.53%) VLAN
11 25 (1.47%) LDAP
12 24 (1.41%) LAN
13 21 (1.24%) IPv4
14 19 (1.12%) MPLS
15 17 (1.00%) SAN
15 17 (1.00%) VoIP
16 15 (0.88%) SMTP
17 14 (0.82%) FTP
17 14 (0.82%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 344 (20.27%) SQL Server
2 112 (6.60%) MySQL
3 59 (3.48%) Relational Database
4 38 (2.24%) SQL Server 2008
5 33 (1.94%) RDBMS
5 33 (1.94%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 31 (1.83%) MongoDB
6 31 (1.83%) Data Warehouse
7 30 (1.77%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 24 (1.41%) SQL Server 2005
9 20 (1.18%) PostgreSQL
10 13 (0.77%) Hadoop
11 12 (0.71%) Big Data
12 11 (0.65%) SQL Server Analysis Services
13 10 (0.59%) SQL Server 2012
14 9 (0.53%) Apache Accumulo
14 9 (0.53%) DB2
14 9 (0.53%) Oracle Reports
15 7 (0.41%) MS Access
16 5 (0.29%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 52 (3.06%) Eclipse
1 52 (3.06%) Subversion
2 49 (2.89%) Git (software)
3 41 (2.42%) Maven
4 40 (2.36%) JUnit
5 35 (2.06%) Ant
6 29 (1.71%) NUnit
6 29 (1.71%) Eclipse RCP
7 27 (1.59%) Visual Studio
8 25 (1.47%) Jenkins
9 23 (1.36%) Team Foundation Server
10 22 (1.30%) Selenium
10 22 (1.30%) SpecFlow
11 20 (1.18%) Apache Ivy
12 15 (0.88%) Jasmine
13 13 (0.77%) Rational DOORS
14 10 (0.59%) JIRA
14 10 (0.59%) QUnit
15 9 (0.53%) PEAR
15 9 (0.53%) PHPUnit
General
1 329 (19.39%) Finance
2 165 (9.72%) Banking
3 110 (6.48%) Telecoms
4 95 (5.60%) Electronics
5 90 (5.30%) Aerospace
6 72 (4.24%) Manufacturing
6 72 (4.24%) Retail
7 66 (3.89%) Marketing
8 52 (3.06%) Military
9 51 (3.01%) French Language
10 40 (2.36%) Legal
11 24 (1.41%) Games
12 22 (1.30%) Advertising
13 13 (0.77%) German Language
13 13 (0.77%) Spanish Language
13 13 (0.77%) Multimedia
13 13 (0.77%) Back Office
14 10 (0.59%) Automotive
14 10 (0.59%) Local Government
15 9 (0.53%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 497 (29.29%) Developer
2 277 (16.32%) Software Engineer
3 209 (12.32%) Analyst
4 142 (8.37%) Graduate
5 127 (7.48%) Software Developer
6 116 (6.84%) Junior
7 108 (6.36%) Web Developer
8 107 (6.31%) Consultant
9 86 (5.07%) Project Manager
10 74 (4.36%) .NET Developer
11 73 (4.30%) Business Analyst
12 66 (3.89%) Java Developer
13 58 (3.42%) Senior Developer
14 56 (3.30%) C++ Software Engineer
15 52 (3.06%) Designer
16 49 (2.89%) Architect
16 49 (2.89%) Senior Software Engineer
16 49 (2.89%) Junior Developer
17 48 (2.83%) Graduate Software Engineer
18 47 (2.77%) PHP Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 379 (22.33%) HTML
2 308 (18.15%) CSS
3 300 (17.68%) .NET
4 202 (11.90%) ASP.NET
5 168 (9.90%) jQuery
6 151 (8.90%) XML
7 147 (8.66%) HTML5
8 101 (5.95%) Web Services
9 91 (5.36%) ASP.NET MVC
10 88 (5.19%) Spring
11 85 (5.01%) AngularJS
12 74 (4.36%) CSS3
13 63 (3.71%) ASP.NET Web Forms
14 56 (3.30%) Ajax
15 49 (2.89%) J2EE
16 48 (2.83%) .NET Framework
16 48 (2.83%) Hibernate
17 46 (2.71%) XHTML
18 40 (2.36%) WCF
18 40 (2.36%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 496 (29.23%) Computer Science
2 180 (10.61%) Mathematics
3 170 (10.02%) Analytical Skills
4 91 (5.36%) Open Source
5 88 (5.19%) Management Information System
6 44 (2.59%) Physics
7 42 (2.47%) User Experience
8 41 (2.42%) Client/Server
9 38 (2.24%) Algorithms
10 37 (2.18%) Data Structures
11 31 (1.83%) Mobile App
12 28 (1.65%) Enterprise Software
13 27 (1.59%) RIA
14 26 (1.53%) Visualisation
15 21 (1.24%) N-Tier
16 20 (1.18%) Statistics
17 19 (1.12%) E-Learning
18 16 (0.94%) Embedded Systems
19 15 (0.88%) SWIFT
19 15 (0.88%) Inversion of Control
Operating Systems
1 300 (17.68%) Windows
2 247 (14.56%) Linux
3 102 (6.01%) UNIX
4 68 (4.01%) Android
5 56 (3.30%) Apple iOS
6 40 (2.36%) Windows Server 2008
7 27 (1.59%) Windows Server 2012
8 19 (1.12%) Windows Server 2003
9 15 (0.88%) Windows 8
9 15 (0.88%) Ubuntu
10 14 (0.82%) Windows Phone
11 11 (0.65%) Windows 7
12 7 (0.41%) Mac OS X
13 6 (0.35%) Solaris
14 4 (0.24%) Windows 2000
14 4 (0.24%) SUSE
14 4 (0.24%) openSUSE
15 3 (0.18%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
16 2 (0.12%) Windows XP
16 2 (0.12%) Embedded Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 457 (26.93%) Software Engineering
2 337 (19.86%) Agile Software Development
3 193 (11.37%) MVC
4 182 (10.72%) Project Management
5 179 (10.55%) OO
6 147 (8.66%) ITIL
7 116 (6.84%) Scrum
8 114 (6.72%) TDD
9 112 (6.60%) Web Development
9 112 (6.60%) PRINCE2
10 104 (6.13%) Unit Testing
11 89 (5.24%) UML
12 85 (5.01%) OOP
13 78 (4.60%) People Management
14 66 (3.89%) Business Intelligence
15 63 (3.71%) Business Analysis
15 63 (3.71%) Mentoring
16 62 (3.65%) Time Management
17 60 (3.54%) Change Management
18 59 (3.48%) CRM
Programming Languages
1 394 (23.22%) C#
2 362 (21.33%) SQL
3 311 (18.33%) JavaScript
4 296 (17.44%) C++
5 285 (16.79%) Java
6 183 (10.78%) C
7 95 (5.60%) PHP
8 84 (4.95%) T-SQL
9 77 (4.54%) Python
10 65 (3.83%) VB.NET
11 54 (3.18%) Perl
12 34 (2.00%) PHP5
13 31 (1.83%) PowerShell
14 24 (1.41%) VBA
15 22 (1.30%) VB
16 19 (1.12%) Shell Script
17 14 (0.82%) Ruby
18 13 (0.77%) MATLAB
19 12 (0.71%) PL/SQL
19 12 (0.71%) Embedded C
Qualifications
1 207 (12.20%) Security Cleared
2 141 (8.31%) SC Cleared
3 78 (4.60%) ISEB
4 52 (3.06%) DV Cleared
5 41 (2.42%) PMP
6 40 (2.36%) HND
7 36 (2.12%) PMI Certification
7 36 (2.12%) PRINCE2 Certification
8 31 (1.83%) Microsoft Certification
9 30 (1.77%) MCP
10 27 (1.59%) Cisco Certification
10 27 (1.59%) CCNA
11 22 (1.30%) PhD
12 20 (1.18%) CISSP
13 16 (0.94%) ITIL Certification
14 14 (0.82%) HNC
14 14 (0.82%) MCSA
15 12 (0.71%) Postgraduate
15 12 (0.71%) ISTQB
16 11 (0.65%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 116 (6.84%) QA
2 39 (2.30%) SLA
3 7 (0.41%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 7 (0.41%) PCI DSS
4 6 (0.35%) ISO 9001
5 5 (0.29%) DO-178B
5 5 (0.29%) COBIT
6 4 (0.24%) Sarbanes-Oxley
6 4 (0.24%) TickIT
7 3 (0.18%) DO-254
8 2 (0.12%) JTAG
8 2 (0.12%) JSP 440
8 2 (0.12%) DO-160
8 2 (0.12%) IEC 61508
9 1 (0.059%) ISO 14001
System Software
1 79 (4.66%) Active Directory
2 78 (4.60%) VMware Infrastructure
3 33 (1.94%) Firmware
4 13 (0.77%) Hyper-V
4 13 (0.77%) Terminal Services
5 7 (0.41%) XenApp
6 6 (0.35%) qmail
7 5 (0.29%) VMware ESX
8 4 (0.24%) Samba
8 4 (0.24%) XenServer
8 4 (0.24%) XenDesktop
8 4 (0.24%) vSphere
8 4 (0.24%) Oracle RAC
9 3 (0.18%) ProxySG
9 3 (0.18%) Snort
9 3 (0.18%) Citrix Presentation Server
9 3 (0.18%) ISA Server
10 2 (0.12%) Terminal Server
10 2 (0.12%) NFS
10 2 (0.12%) EMC RecoverPoint
Systems Management
1 18 (1.06%) Nagios
2 16 (0.94%) SCCM
3 11 (0.65%) Puppet
4 6 (0.35%) Norton AntiVirus
4 6 (0.35%) Backup Exec
4 6 (0.35%) Munin
4 6 (0.35%) Zenoss
4 6 (0.35%) HP Quality Center
4 6 (0.35%) yum
4 6 (0.35%) Opscode Chef
5 5 (0.29%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
6 4 (0.24%) Cacti
6 4 (0.24%) Icinga
7 3 (0.18%) Cisco CUCM
7 3 (0.18%) SCOM
7 3 (0.18%) Netcool
7 3 (0.18%) MOM
7 3 (0.18%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
7 3 (0.18%) CiscoWorks
8 2 (0.12%) OpenView
Vendors
1 261 (15.38%) Microsoft
2 160 (9.43%) Oracle
3 105 (6.19%) VMware
4 66 (3.89%) Adobe
5 39 (2.30%) Google
6 37 (2.18%) IBM
7 35 (2.06%) Cisco
8 31 (1.83%) ION Trading
9 29 (1.71%) SAP
10 28 (1.65%) Zend
10 28 (1.65%) Citrix
11 23 (1.36%) HP
12 17 (1.00%) EMC
13 15 (0.88%) Dell
14 12 (0.71%) CheckPoint
15 10 (0.59%) ESRI
16 9 (0.53%) F5
16 9 (0.53%) Xamarin
16 9 (0.53%) NetApp
17 8 (0.47%) Remedy
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Salary: £30000.00 - £50000 per annum + excellent benefits
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Salary: £45000 - £70000 per annum + Benefits, Excellent Pension
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