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 28 August 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
28 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Degree
Rank 13 15 13
Rank change year-on-year
+2 -2
Permanent jobs citing Degree 826 791 725
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 13.81% 13.00% 14.31%
As % of the Qualifications category 46.07% 48.62% 48.24%
Number of salaries quoted 641 625 601
Average salary £37,500 £35,000 £34,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.14% +2.94%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,500 £21,500 £22,000
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £50,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £38,500 £38,000
% change year-on-year
+3.89% +1.31%
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
1793 1627 1503
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 29.98% 26.74% 29.67%
Number of salaries quoted 1411 1289 1275
Average salary £40,500 £37,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+8.00% -6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,250 £23,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £55,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.40% +3.75%

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 28 August 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 28 August 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 -2 337 £39,500 +5.33% 46
Wiltshire +6 147 £37,500 +2.04% 42
Gloucestershire -1 113 £40,000 +6.66% 35
Somerset -1 72 £35,000 +7.69% 15
Dorset -2 71 £30,000 -4.76% 9
Devon +6 66 £30,750 +20.58% 9
Cornwall -18 4 £28,750 -36.11%
Avon -1 1 £22,500 -57.14%
Degree
England

Degree
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 28 August 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.

1 504 (31.82%) Java
2 463 (29.23%) Agile Software Development
3 436 (27.53%) Computer Science
4 356 (22.47%) Software Engineering
5 340 (21.46%) SQL
6 301 (19.00%) JavaScript
7 298 (18.81%) C#
8 290 (18.31%) Oracle
9 288 (18.18%) .NET
10 283 (17.87%) HTML
11 282 (17.80%) SQL Server
12 274 (17.30%) Windows
13 273 (17.23%) Finance
14 271 (17.11%) Linux
15 231 (14.58%) CSS
16 205 (12.94%) C++
17 201 (12.69%) Analytical Skills
18 183 (11.55%) Microsoft
19 181 (11.43%) C
20 169 (10.67%) Mathematics
21 168 (10.61%) Security Cleared
22 165 (10.42%) Project Management
23 153 (9.66%) Web Services
23 153 (9.66%) OO
24 149 (9.41%) TDD
25 148 (9.34%) SDLC
26 141 (8.90%) ITIL
27 139 (8.78%) Git (software)
28 138 (8.71%) Continuous Integration
29 137 (8.65%) Python

Degree
Top Related IT Skills in the South West by Category

For the 6 months to 28 August 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 80 (5.05%) WebLogic
2 64 (4.04%) Node.js
3 56 (3.54%) WebSphere
4 53 (3.35%) Tomcat
5 51 (3.22%) JBoss
6 40 (2.53%) IIS
7 37 (2.34%) SharePoint
8 26 (1.64%) SAS
9 25 (1.58%) OpenStack
10 20 (1.26%) Elasticsearch
11 19 (1.20%) Apache ServiceMix
11 19 (1.20%) Apache
11 19 (1.20%) Joomla!
12 17 (1.07%) ArcGIS
13 16 (1.01%) Oracle SOA Suite
14 15 (0.95%) Alfresco
15 14 (0.88%) nginx
16 13 (0.82%) WebSphere Application Server
16 13 (0.82%) MS Exchange
17 10 (0.63%) Umbraco
Applications
1 122 (7.70%) MS Excel
2 45 (2.84%) MS Office
3 27 (1.70%) MS PowerPoint
4 17 (1.07%) MS Visio
5 14 (0.88%) Photoshop
6 13 (0.82%) Adobe Illustrator
7 11 (0.69%) MS Project
8 6 (0.38%) Fireworks
8 6 (0.38%) Adobe Creative Suite
9 5 (0.32%) SPSS
10 3 (0.19%) OmniGraffle
11 2 (0.13%) Spreadsheet
11 2 (0.13%) FastStats
11 2 (0.13%) InDesign
11 2 (0.13%) AutoCAD
12 1 (0.063%) Maya
12 1 (0.063%) 3ds Max
12 1 (0.063%) SOLIDWORKS
12 1 (0.063%) Acrobat
12 1 (0.063%) QuarkXPress
Business Applications
1 38 (2.40%) Oracle EBS
2 23 (1.45%) Dynamics CRM
3 10 (0.63%) Summit
4 9 (0.57%) SAP Oil and Gas
5 8 (0.51%) Oracle Retail
6 6 (0.38%) FLEXCUBE
7 5 (0.32%) Dynamics GP
7 5 (0.32%) Magento
7 5 (0.32%) Aareon QL
8 4 (0.25%) WebTrends
9 3 (0.19%) Oracle Applications
10 2 (0.13%) Remedy ITSM
10 2 (0.13%) Oracle General Ledger
10 2 (0.13%) Oracle Cash Management
11 1 (0.063%) Oracle Assets
11 1 (0.063%) Oracle Internet Expenses
11 1 (0.063%) Adobe Campaign
11 1 (0.063%) Oracle Payables
11 1 (0.063%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
11 1 (0.063%) Oracle Receivables
Cloud Services
1 59 (3.72%) SaaS
2 32 (2.02%) PaaS
3 26 (1.64%) Amazon AWS
4 21 (1.33%) HP Helion
4 21 (1.33%) Google Cloud Platform
5 20 (1.26%) Google App Engine
6 11 (0.69%) Cloud Computing
7 7 (0.44%) Google Analytics
7 7 (0.44%) IaaS
8 4 (0.25%) Amazon EC2
9 3 (0.19%) Adobe Analytics
10 1 (0.063%) AWS CloudFormation
Communications & Networking
1 95 (6.00%) TCP/IP
2 74 (4.67%) Internet
3 61 (3.85%) Firewall
4 42 (2.65%) HTTP
5 33 (2.08%) DNS
6 27 (1.70%) Network Security
7 25 (1.58%) Wireless
8 23 (1.45%) WebEx
9 20 (1.26%) SAN
10 19 (1.20%) DHCP
11 13 (0.82%) SSL
12 12 (0.76%) VPN
12 12 (0.76%) Intrusion Detection
13 9 (0.57%) LTE
14 8 (0.51%) FTP
14 8 (0.51%) IPv4
15 7 (0.44%) 4G
16 6 (0.38%) NAS
16 6 (0.38%) DMZ
16 6 (0.38%) Ethernet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 282 (17.80%) SQL Server
2 73 (4.61%) Relational Database
3 70 (4.42%) MySQL
4 58 (3.66%) Oracle Database
5 46 (2.90%) NoSQL
6 44 (2.78%) MongoDB
7 41 (2.59%) RDBMS
8 37 (2.34%) Big Data
9 26 (1.64%) Data Warehouse
10 23 (1.45%) PostgreSQL
10 23 (1.45%) Hadoop
11 22 (1.39%) Oracle Database 11g
12 18 (1.14%) SQL Server Reporting Services
12 18 (1.14%) BusinessObjects
13 15 (0.95%) Oracle Database 12c
14 14 (0.88%) SQL Server Integration Services
14 14 (0.88%) SQL Server 2008
15 11 (0.69%) Oracle Reports
16 9 (0.57%) SQL Server Analysis Services
17 8 (0.51%) Oracle ODI
Development Applications
1 139 (8.78%) Git (software)
2 114 (7.20%) Jenkins
3 110 (6.94%) Maven
4 79 (4.99%) Ant
5 56 (3.54%) Eclipse
6 49 (3.09%) JUnit
7 48 (3.03%) Hudson
8 42 (2.65%) Gradle
9 40 (2.53%) Visual Studio
10 38 (2.40%) Artifactory
11 29 (1.83%) Subversion
12 28 (1.77%) Selenium
12 28 (1.77%) Eclipse RCP
13 22 (1.39%) Cucumber
14 15 (0.95%) Apache Ivy
14 15 (0.95%) JIRA
15 14 (0.88%) Oracle Forms
16 13 (0.82%) Team Foundation Server
16 13 (0.82%) Rational DOORS
17 12 (0.76%) WebDriver
General
1 273 (17.23%) Finance
2 116 (7.32%) Telecoms
3 102 (6.44%) Banking
4 91 (5.74%) Electronics
5 86 (5.43%) Manufacturing
6 74 (4.67%) Retail
7 58 (3.66%) Marketing
8 45 (2.84%) Military
8 45 (2.84%) Aerospace
9 40 (2.53%) Games
10 36 (2.27%) Legal
11 30 (1.89%) Back Office
12 26 (1.64%) Advertising
13 24 (1.52%) Law
14 18 (1.14%) French Language
15 12 (0.76%) Automotive
15 12 (0.76%) Publishing
16 11 (0.69%) German Language
17 7 (0.44%) Billing
18 6 (0.38%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 480 (30.30%) Developer
2 239 (15.09%) Software Engineer
3 234 (14.77%) Analyst
4 148 (9.34%) Graduate
5 144 (9.09%) Junior
6 103 (6.50%) Software Developer
7 96 (6.06%) Java Developer
8 93 (5.87%) Junior Developer
9 82 (5.18%) .NET Developer
10 70 (4.42%) Support Engineer
11 64 (4.04%) Business Analyst
12 58 (3.66%) Applications Support
13 56 (3.54%) Senior Developer
14 51 (3.22%) Consultant
15 50 (3.16%) Applications Developer
16 47 (2.97%) Web Developer
17 45 (2.84%) Principal Engineer
18 43 (2.71%) Project Manager
19 42 (2.65%) Graduate Software Engineer
20 41 (2.59%) Graduate Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 288 (18.18%) .NET
2 283 (17.87%) HTML
3 231 (14.58%) CSS
4 153 (9.66%) Web Services
5 135 (8.52%) XML
6 133 (8.40%) ASP.NET
7 106 (6.69%) Spring
8 96 (6.06%) jQuery
9 82 (5.18%) HTML5
10 81 (5.11%) J2EE
11 80 (5.05%) ASP.NET MVC
12 72 (4.55%) RESTful
13 70 (4.42%) .NET Framework
14 60 (3.79%) SOAP
15 58 (3.66%) Hibernate
16 55 (3.47%) Java EE
17 51 (3.22%) AngularJS
18 46 (2.90%) XSLT
19 43 (2.71%) Middleware
20 41 (2.59%) Ajax
Miscellaneous
1 436 (27.53%) Computer Science
2 201 (12.69%) Analytical Skills
3 169 (10.67%) Mathematics
4 123 (7.77%) Management Information System
5 52 (3.28%) Enterprise Software
6 51 (3.22%) User Experience
7 46 (2.90%) Mobile App
8 44 (2.78%) Digital Media
9 30 (1.89%) Data Centre
10 28 (1.77%) Visualisation
10 28 (1.77%) Client/Server
10 28 (1.77%) GIS
11 26 (1.64%) Data Structures
12 25 (1.58%) Physics
12 25 (1.58%) SWIFT
13 23 (1.45%) Statistics
14 20 (1.26%) Xbox
14 20 (1.26%) Public Cloud
15 19 (1.20%) Inversion of Control
15 19 (1.20%) Life Science
Operating Systems
1 274 (17.30%) Windows
2 271 (17.11%) Linux
3 121 (7.64%) UNIX
4 95 (6.00%) Apple iOS
5 93 (5.87%) Android
6 31 (1.96%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 29 (1.83%) Windows Phone
8 22 (1.39%) Windows 8
9 21 (1.33%) Windows Server 2008
10 16 (1.01%) Windows 7
11 12 (0.76%) Ubuntu
12 11 (0.69%) Oracle Linux
13 9 (0.57%) Windows Mobile
14 8 (0.51%) Windows Server 2003
15 6 (0.38%) Windows XP
15 6 (0.38%) Windows Server 2012
15 6 (0.38%) CentOS
16 5 (0.32%) Mac OS X
17 4 (0.25%) Solaris
18 3 (0.19%) Debian
Processes & Methodologies
1 463 (29.23%) Agile Software Development
2 356 (22.47%) Software Engineering
3 165 (10.42%) Project Management
4 153 (9.66%) OO
5 149 (9.41%) TDD
6 148 (9.34%) SDLC
7 141 (8.90%) ITIL
8 138 (8.71%) Continuous Integration
9 133 (8.40%) Scrum
10 131 (8.27%) MVC
11 95 (6.00%) Mentoring
12 90 (5.68%) Open Source
13 83 (5.24%) Business Intelligence
13 83 (5.24%) Web Development
14 82 (5.18%) CRM
15 72 (4.55%) PRINCE2
15 72 (4.55%) UML
15 72 (4.55%) Unit Testing
16 68 (4.29%) BDD
17 66 (4.17%) Test Automation
Programming Languages
1 504 (31.82%) Java
2 340 (21.46%) SQL
3 301 (19.00%) JavaScript
4 298 (18.81%) C#
5 205 (12.94%) C++
6 181 (11.43%) C
7 137 (8.65%) Python
8 98 (6.19%) PHP
9 53 (3.35%) Ruby
10 42 (2.65%) Perl
11 35 (2.21%) VB.NET
12 30 (1.89%) Bash Shell
13 26 (1.64%) XPath
14 25 (1.58%) Objective-C
15 23 (1.45%) VBA
16 22 (1.39%) Scala
17 21 (1.33%) Clojure
18 20 (1.26%) PowerShell
19 19 (1.20%) Shell Script
19 19 (1.20%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 168 (10.61%) Security Cleared
2 116 (7.32%) SC Cleared
3 45 (2.84%) DV Cleared
4 33 (2.08%) ISEB
5 29 (1.83%) CISSP
6 25 (1.58%) HND
7 20 (1.26%) Cisco Certification
7 20 (1.26%) Microsoft Certification
7 20 (1.26%) ISTQB
8 15 (0.95%) CISM
9 12 (0.76%) ITIL Certification
10 11 (0.69%) CCNP
10 11 (0.69%) CCNA
11 9 (0.57%) MCP
11 9 (0.57%) HNC
11 9 (0.57%) PhD
11 9 (0.57%) GIAC
12 8 (0.51%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
13 7 (0.44%) GPEN
13 7 (0.44%) EnCE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 111 (7.01%) QA
2 51 (3.22%) SLA
3 21 (1.33%) PCI DSS
4 20 (1.26%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 11 (0.69%) ISO 9001
6 7 (0.44%) Sarbanes-Oxley
7 5 (0.32%) COBIT
8 3 (0.19%) ISO 14001
9 1 (0.063%) TickIT
9 1 (0.063%) Data Quality
System Software
1 92 (5.81%) VMware Infrastructure
2 44 (2.78%) KVM
3 37 (2.34%) Active Directory
4 36 (2.27%) Docker
5 35 (2.21%) Xen
6 27 (1.70%) LXC
7 17 (1.07%) Firmware
8 12 (0.76%) XenApp
9 5 (0.32%) vSphere
10 4 (0.25%) Samba
11 3 (0.19%) VMware ESX
11 3 (0.19%) VMware ESXi
11 3 (0.19%) Hyper-V
12 2 (0.13%) VMware Workstation
12 2 (0.13%) Microsoft App-V
12 2 (0.13%) Snort
13 1 (0.063%) Terminal Server
13 1 (0.063%) Terminal Services
13 1 (0.063%) MetaFrame
13 1 (0.063%) Postfix
Systems Management
1 50 (3.16%) Puppet
2 24 (1.52%) Graphite
3 19 (1.20%) Opscode Chef
4 8 (0.51%) Kibana
5 4 (0.25%) CA Endevor
5 4 (0.25%) SCCM
6 3 (0.19%) Capistrano
6 3 (0.19%) Backup Exec
7 2 (0.13%) Nagios
8 1 (0.063%) OPNET
8 1 (0.063%) OpenView
8 1 (0.063%) BMC PATROL
8 1 (0.063%) SCOM
8 1 (0.063%) Data Guard
8 1 (0.063%) SolarWinds Orion
8 1 (0.063%) Oracle RMAN
8 1 (0.063%) CA Spectrum
8 1 (0.063%) Ansible
8 1 (0.063%) Rundeck
Vendors
1 290 (18.31%) Oracle
2 183 (11.55%) Microsoft
3 129 (8.14%) VMware
4 103 (6.50%) Google
5 58 (3.66%) Cisco
6 52 (3.28%) IBM
7 36 (2.27%) HP
8 28 (1.77%) Red Hat
9 27 (1.70%) Adobe
10 25 (1.58%) Citrix
11 22 (1.39%) Sybase
11 22 (1.39%) Xamarin
12 21 (1.33%) Facebook
13 20 (1.26%) Rackspace
13 20 (1.26%) SAP
13 20 (1.26%) Apple
14 15 (0.95%) Siebel
14 15 (0.95%) ForgeRock
14 15 (0.95%) ESRI
15 14 (0.88%) BEA
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