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

Location
3 months to
3 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Degree
Rank 15 15 12
Rank change year-on-year
0 -3
Permanent jobs citing Degree 841 806 732
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 14.38% 13.08% 14.04%
As % of the Qualifications category 48.70% 50.34% 48.44%
Number of salaries quoted 654 610 601
Average salary £35,000 £35,000 £35,000
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £21,500 £22,000
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £50,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £38,250 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+4.57% +2.00%
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
1727 1601 1511
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 29.52% 25.97% 28.99%
Number of salaries quoted 1355 1238 1274
Average salary £40,000 £37,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.66% -6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £23,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £55,000 £57,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £41,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.65% +2.50%

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 3 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 3 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 -2 351 £37,500 - 41
Wiltshire +2 153 £35,000 - 31
Gloucestershire -4 89 £36,000 +2.85% 22
Devon +10 73 £32,250 +12.17% 17
Somerset +4 73 £32,500 - 10
Dorset -4 71 £23,500 -25.98% 15
Cornwall -13 6 £21,000 -53.33%
Avon - 2 £22,500 -
Degree
England

Degree
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 3 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.

1 501 (30.95%) Java
2 459 (28.35%) Agile Software Development
3 442 (27.30%) Computer Science
4 369 (22.79%) Software Engineering
5 344 (21.25%) SQL
6 324 (20.01%) JavaScript
7 318 (19.64%) C#
8 310 (19.15%) HTML
9 308 (19.02%) .NET
10 298 (18.41%) Linux
11 291 (17.97%) Windows
12 289 (17.85%) SQL Server
13 279 (17.23%) Oracle
14 266 (16.43%) Finance
15 260 (16.06%) CSS
16 219 (13.53%) C++
17 212 (13.09%) Analytical Skills
18 196 (12.11%) C
19 195 (12.04%) Microsoft
20 185 (11.43%) Mathematics
21 168 (10.38%) Security Cleared
22 163 (10.07%) Project Management
23 157 (9.70%) OO
24 151 (9.33%) TDD
25 148 (9.14%) SDLC
26 144 (8.89%) Scrum
27 143 (8.83%) Web Services
28 142 (8.77%) ITIL
29 141 (8.71%) Git (software)
30 139 (8.59%) Python

Degree
Top Related IT Skills in the South West by Category

For the 6 months to 3 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 78 (4.82%) WebLogic
2 69 (4.26%) Node.js
3 56 (3.46%) IIS
4 55 (3.40%) JBoss
5 50 (3.09%) Tomcat
5 50 (3.09%) WebSphere
6 36 (2.22%) SharePoint
7 30 (1.85%) Apache
8 28 (1.73%) SAS
9 27 (1.67%) OpenStack
10 20 (1.24%) Apache ServiceMix
10 20 (1.24%) Joomla!
11 19 (1.17%) Elasticsearch
12 17 (1.05%) ArcGIS
12 17 (1.05%) MS Exchange
13 16 (0.99%) Oracle SOA Suite
14 14 (0.86%) Alfresco
15 13 (0.80%) nginx
16 10 (0.62%) Umbraco
17 9 (0.56%) Drupal
Applications
1 126 (7.78%) MS Excel
2 47 (2.90%) MS Office
3 26 (1.61%) MS PowerPoint
4 18 (1.11%) MS Visio
5 15 (0.93%) Photoshop
5 15 (0.93%) MS Project
6 14 (0.86%) Adobe Illustrator
6 14 (0.86%) Adobe Creative Suite
7 8 (0.49%) SPSS
8 5 (0.31%) Fireworks
9 3 (0.19%) InDesign
9 3 (0.19%) Spreadsheet
9 3 (0.19%) OmniGraffle
10 2 (0.12%) AutoCAD
11 1 (0.062%) Maya
11 1 (0.062%) 3ds Max
11 1 (0.062%) SOLIDWORKS
11 1 (0.062%) Acrobat
11 1 (0.062%) QuarkXPress
11 1 (0.062%) EPLAN
Business Applications
1 40 (2.47%) Oracle EBS
2 24 (1.48%) Dynamics CRM
3 10 (0.62%) SAP Oil and Gas
4 9 (0.56%) Summit
5 7 (0.43%) Magento
6 6 (0.37%) FLEXCUBE
7 5 (0.31%) Oracle Retail
8 4 (0.25%) Aareon QL
8 4 (0.25%) Dynamics GP
8 4 (0.25%) WebTrends
9 3 (0.19%) Oracle Applications
10 2 (0.12%) SAP ERP
10 2 (0.12%) Remedy ITSM
11 1 (0.062%) Oracle General Ledger
11 1 (0.062%) Oracle Financials
11 1 (0.062%) Dynamics AX
11 1 (0.062%) SAP FI/CO
11 1 (0.062%) SAP FI
11 1 (0.062%) Primavera
11 1 (0.062%) SAP CO
Cloud Services
1 59 (3.64%) SaaS
2 35 (2.16%) PaaS
3 29 (1.79%) Amazon AWS
4 20 (1.24%) Google Cloud Platform
5 19 (1.17%) Google App Engine
5 19 (1.17%) HP Helion
6 9 (0.56%) Google Analytics
7 8 (0.49%) Cloud Computing
8 7 (0.43%) IaaS
9 4 (0.25%) Amazon EC2
10 3 (0.19%) Adobe Analytics
11 2 (0.12%) Office 365
11 2 (0.12%) Microsoft Azure
12 1 (0.062%) AWS CloudFormation
Communications & Networking
1 101 (6.24%) TCP/IP
2 76 (4.69%) Internet
3 63 (3.89%) Firewall
4 54 (3.34%) HTTP
5 35 (2.16%) DNS
6 31 (1.91%) Network Security
7 26 (1.61%) Wireless
8 24 (1.48%) SAN
9 23 (1.42%) WebEx
10 19 (1.17%) DHCP
11 15 (0.93%) VPN
11 15 (0.93%) SSL
12 11 (0.68%) Intrusion Detection
13 10 (0.62%) IPv4
14 7 (0.43%) Ethernet
14 7 (0.43%) FTP
14 7 (0.43%) LDAP
14 7 (0.43%) LAN
14 7 (0.43%) Wireshark
15 6 (0.37%) NAS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 289 (17.85%) SQL Server
2 92 (5.68%) MySQL
3 79 (4.88%) Relational Database
4 57 (3.52%) Oracle Database
5 41 (2.53%) RDBMS
6 38 (2.35%) NoSQL
7 37 (2.29%) MongoDB
8 31 (1.91%) Big Data
9 29 (1.79%) Hadoop
9 29 (1.79%) Data Warehouse
10 24 (1.48%) PostgreSQL
11 22 (1.36%) Oracle Database 11g
12 20 (1.24%) SQL Server 2008
13 18 (1.11%) SQL Server Reporting Services
14 16 (0.99%) BusinessObjects
15 15 (0.93%) SQL Server Integration Services
15 15 (0.93%) Oracle Database 12c
16 11 (0.68%) SQL Server 2005
16 11 (0.68%) Oracle Reports
17 10 (0.62%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 141 (8.71%) Git (software)
2 104 (6.42%) Jenkins
3 92 (5.68%) Maven
4 72 (4.45%) Ant
5 51 (3.15%) Eclipse
6 48 (2.96%) JUnit
7 44 (2.72%) Visual Studio
8 42 (2.59%) Hudson
9 36 (2.22%) Gradle
10 35 (2.16%) Subversion
11 32 (1.98%) Artifactory
12 30 (1.85%) Eclipse RCP
13 25 (1.54%) Selenium
14 21 (1.30%) Team Foundation Server
15 20 (1.24%) Cucumber
16 16 (0.99%) JIRA
16 16 (0.99%) Oracle Forms
17 15 (0.93%) WebDriver
18 14 (0.86%) Bugzilla
18 14 (0.86%) Apache Ivy
General
1 266 (16.43%) Finance
2 101 (6.24%) Electronics
3 100 (6.18%) Banking
4 95 (5.87%) Telecoms
5 86 (5.31%) Manufacturing
6 70 (4.32%) Retail
7 59 (3.64%) Marketing
8 48 (2.96%) Aerospace
9 43 (2.66%) Games
10 41 (2.53%) Military
10 41 (2.53%) Legal
11 24 (1.48%) Back Office
11 24 (1.48%) Law
12 20 (1.24%) French Language
13 18 (1.11%) Advertising
14 15 (0.93%) German Language
15 12 (0.74%) Publishing
15 12 (0.74%) Automotive
16 9 (0.56%) Billing
17 7 (0.43%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 497 (30.70%) Developer
2 240 (14.82%) Software Engineer
3 224 (13.84%) Analyst
4 164 (10.13%) Graduate
5 150 (9.26%) Junior
6 113 (6.98%) Software Developer
7 99 (6.11%) Junior Developer
8 85 (5.25%) .NET Developer
8 85 (5.25%) Java Developer
9 75 (4.63%) Support Engineer
10 62 (3.83%) Business Analyst
11 61 (3.77%) Web Developer
12 55 (3.40%) Applications Developer
13 53 (3.27%) PHP Developer
14 52 (3.21%) Applications Support
15 50 (3.09%) Graduate Software Engineer
16 45 (2.78%) Consultant
16 45 (2.78%) Project Manager
16 45 (2.78%) Graduate Developer
17 44 (2.72%) Senior Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 310 (19.15%) HTML
2 308 (19.02%) .NET
3 260 (16.06%) CSS
4 143 (8.83%) Web Services
5 136 (8.40%) ASP.NET
6 126 (7.78%) XML
7 112 (6.92%) jQuery
8 103 (6.36%) Spring
9 98 (6.05%) HTML5
10 85 (5.25%) J2EE
11 81 (5.00%) ASP.NET MVC
12 67 (4.14%) .NET Framework
13 66 (4.08%) RESTful
14 60 (3.71%) AngularJS
15 55 (3.40%) Hibernate
16 52 (3.21%) CSS3
17 50 (3.09%) SOAP
18 46 (2.84%) XSLT
19 45 (2.78%) Java EE
20 43 (2.66%) JSON
Miscellaneous
1 442 (27.30%) Computer Science
2 212 (13.09%) Analytical Skills
3 185 (11.43%) Mathematics
4 129 (7.97%) Management Information System
5 55 (3.40%) Enterprise Software
6 54 (3.34%) User Experience
7 41 (2.53%) Mobile App
8 35 (2.16%) Digital Media
9 34 (2.10%) Visualisation
9 34 (2.10%) Physics
10 28 (1.73%) Data Centre
11 27 (1.67%) Xbox
11 27 (1.67%) Client/Server
12 26 (1.61%) SWIFT
13 25 (1.54%) GIS
13 25 (1.54%) Statistics
14 23 (1.42%) Data Structures
15 21 (1.30%) N-Tier
16 20 (1.24%) Inversion of Control
17 19 (1.17%) Public Cloud
Operating Systems
1 298 (18.41%) Linux
2 291 (17.97%) Windows
3 116 (7.16%) UNIX
4 93 (5.74%) Apple iOS
5 91 (5.62%) Android
6 36 (2.22%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 30 (1.85%) Windows Phone
8 22 (1.36%) Windows Server 2008
9 21 (1.30%) Windows 8
10 15 (0.93%) Oracle Linux
10 15 (0.93%) Windows 7
10 15 (0.93%) Ubuntu
11 12 (0.74%) Windows Mobile
12 9 (0.56%) Windows Server 2003
13 8 (0.49%) CentOS
13 8 (0.49%) Windows Server 2012
14 5 (0.31%) Debian
14 5 (0.31%) Mac OS X
15 4 (0.25%) Windows XP
16 3 (0.19%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 459 (28.35%) Agile Software Development
2 369 (22.79%) Software Engineering
3 163 (10.07%) Project Management
4 157 (9.70%) OO
5 151 (9.33%) TDD
6 148 (9.14%) SDLC
7 144 (8.89%) Scrum
8 142 (8.77%) ITIL
9 138 (8.52%) MVC
10 132 (8.15%) Continuous Integration
11 100 (6.18%) Open Source
12 95 (5.87%) Mentoring
13 94 (5.81%) Web Development
14 92 (5.68%) CRM
15 82 (5.06%) Business Intelligence
16 76 (4.69%) PRINCE2
17 75 (4.63%) Unit Testing
18 67 (4.14%) UML
19 66 (4.08%) iOS Development
20 65 (4.01%) Test Automation
Programming Languages
1 501 (30.95%) Java
2 344 (21.25%) SQL
3 324 (20.01%) JavaScript
4 318 (19.64%) C#
5 219 (13.53%) C++
6 196 (12.11%) C
7 139 (8.59%) Python
8 119 (7.35%) PHP
9 54 (3.34%) Ruby
10 44 (2.72%) Perl
11 34 (2.10%) VB.NET
12 28 (1.73%) Bash Shell
13 26 (1.61%) VBA
14 25 (1.54%) XPath
15 23 (1.42%) Objective-C
16 22 (1.36%) Shell Script
16 22 (1.36%) Scala
17 21 (1.30%) PowerShell
18 20 (1.24%) Clojure
19 18 (1.11%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 168 (10.38%) Security Cleared
2 118 (7.29%) SC Cleared
3 47 (2.90%) DV Cleared
4 33 (2.04%) ISEB
5 26 (1.61%) CISSP
6 23 (1.42%) Microsoft Certification
7 19 (1.17%) Cisco Certification
8 18 (1.11%) ISTQB
9 16 (0.99%) HND
10 15 (0.93%) CCNA
11 13 (0.80%) ITIL Certification
12 11 (0.68%) PhD
12 11 (0.68%) CISM
13 9 (0.56%) MCSE
13 9 (0.56%) MCP
14 8 (0.49%) CCNP
15 7 (0.43%) PMP
15 7 (0.43%) PMI Certification
15 7 (0.43%) HNC
16 6 (0.37%) A+ Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 115 (7.10%) QA
2 44 (2.72%) SLA
3 19 (1.17%) PCI DSS
4 18 (1.11%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 10 (0.62%) ISO 9001
6 4 (0.25%) COBIT
6 4 (0.25%) Sarbanes-Oxley
7 2 (0.12%) ISO 14001
7 2 (0.12%) DO-178B
8 1 (0.062%) ARP4754
8 1 (0.062%) JSP 440
System Software
1 90 (5.56%) VMware Infrastructure
2 46 (2.84%) Active Directory
3 45 (2.78%) KVM
4 30 (1.85%) Docker
5 29 (1.79%) Xen
6 25 (1.54%) LXC
7 21 (1.30%) Firmware
8 12 (0.74%) XenApp
9 5 (0.31%) vSphere
10 4 (0.25%) Hyper-V
10 4 (0.25%) Samba
10 4 (0.25%) VMware ESX
11 3 (0.19%) VMware ESXi
12 2 (0.12%) Oracle RAC
13 1 (0.062%) Terminal Services
13 1 (0.062%) VMware Workstation
13 1 (0.062%) Snort
13 1 (0.062%) Apache Flume
13 1 (0.062%) Postfix
13 1 (0.062%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 55 (3.40%) Puppet
2 27 (1.67%) Graphite
3 13 (0.80%) Opscode Chef
4 7 (0.43%) Kibana
5 5 (0.31%) SCCM
6 4 (0.25%) CA Endevor
7 3 (0.19%) Backup Exec
7 3 (0.19%) MOM
7 3 (0.19%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
7 3 (0.19%) Capistrano
8 2 (0.12%) HP Quality Center
8 2 (0.12%) CFEngine
8 2 (0.12%) Data Guard
8 2 (0.12%) Nagios
8 2 (0.12%) Oracle RMAN
9 1 (0.062%) OpenView
9 1 (0.062%) OPNET
9 1 (0.062%) BMC PATROL
9 1 (0.062%) SolarWinds Orion
9 1 (0.062%) SCOM
Vendors
1 279 (17.23%) Oracle
2 195 (12.04%) Microsoft
3 127 (7.84%) VMware
4 112 (6.92%) Google
5 57 (3.52%) Cisco
6 45 (2.78%) IBM
7 37 (2.29%) HP
8 35 (2.16%) Adobe
9 34 (2.10%) Red Hat
10 26 (1.61%) Citrix
10 26 (1.61%) Facebook
11 23 (1.42%) Sybase
12 21 (1.30%) ForgeRock
13 19 (1.17%) Rackspace
13 19 (1.17%) Xamarin
14 17 (1.05%) SAP
15 15 (0.93%) Siebel
15 15 (0.93%) Apple
15 15 (0.93%) ESRI
16 12 (0.74%) BEA
Swindon, Wiltshire
Computer Sciences Corporation
Salary: From £45,000 to £65,000 per annum
Posted: 3 hours ago
Chippenham, Wiltshire
The People Network
Salary: £25000 - £50000 per annum + Superb Benefits
Posted: 4 hours ago
Somerset
Novate IT Ltd
Salary: £25000 - £30000 per annum + great benefits
Posted: 5 hours ago
Bristol, Avon
TEKsystems
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + Bonus, Private Medical + Further
Posted: 6 hours ago
Swindon, Wiltshire
Timothy James Consulting Ltd
Salary: Negotiable
Posted: 6 hours ago
Swindon, Wiltshire
Timothy James Consulting Ltd
Salary: Negotiable
Posted: 6 hours ago
Bristol, Avon
Redrock Consulting Ltd
Salary: £20000 - £26000 per annum + Good Package
Posted: 7 hours ago
Bristol, Avon
Dawson & Walsh
Salary: £20000 - £35000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: 9 hours ago
Bristol, Somerset
QA Limited
Salary: car allowance
Posted: 16 hours ago
Exeter, Devon
Experis IT
Posted: 16 hours ago
South West
Total Recruitment Specialists Limited / TRG / Total recruitment group
Salary: £45000 Per Annum + excellent benefits
Posted: 21 hours ago
Bristol, Avon
Connectus
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum + Pension, Holiday, Medical etc
Posted: 2 days ago
Dorset
ISL
Salary: £35000.00 - £45000.00 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Salisbury, Wiltshire
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: £25000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Swindon, Wiltshire
Redrock Consulting Ltd
Salary: £25000 - £30000 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Christchurch, Dorset
BAE Systems
Posted: 2 days ago
Chippenham, Wiltshire
Techsearch Technology
Salary: From £28,000 to £35,000 per annum plus excellent benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Bournemouth, Dorset
Connectus
Salary: £18000 - £25000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Christchurch, Dorset
BAE Systems
Posted: 3 days ago
Bournemouth, Dorset
Connectus
Salary: £20000 - £25000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 3 days ago