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 16 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
16 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Degree
Rank 15 13 11
Rank change year-on-year
-2 -2
Permanent jobs citing Degree 799 716 832
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 12.97% 14.18% 14.38%
As % of the Qualifications category 46.45% 48.38% 37.87%
Number of salaries quoted 652 599 696
Average salary £35,000 £34,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.94% -2.85%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,400 £22,000 £22,200
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £50,000 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £38,500 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+2.66% -
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
1720 1480 2197
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 27.91% 29.31% 37.96%
Number of salaries quoted 1403 1261 1934
Average salary £38,000 £40,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-5.00% +6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,000 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £55,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £41,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+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 16 September 2014.

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 16 September 2014. 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 -3 253 £37,500 +11.94% 51
Wiltshire 0 140 £37,500 +4.16% 23
Somerset +1 115 £32,500 +20.37% 14
Gloucestershire -1 111 £37,500 +7.14% 36
Dorset +5 108 £31,000 -6.76% 25
Devon -3 45 £26,000 -43.47% 11
Cornwall +10 14 £45,000 +78.21% 2
Avon +1 1 £52,500 +50.00%
Degree
England

Degree
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 16 September 2014, 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.

1 614 (35.25%) Computer Science
2 459 (26.35%) SQL
3 454 (26.06%) Software Engineering
4 414 (23.77%) Java
5 380 (21.81%) Agile Software Development
6 373 (21.41%) C#
7 346 (19.86%) HTML
8 345 (19.80%) Windows
9 327 (18.77%) SQL Server
10 326 (18.71%) Finance
11 308 (17.68%) JavaScript
12 302 (17.34%) C++
13 293 (16.82%) .NET
14 257 (14.75%) C
15 252 (14.47%) Linux
16 245 (14.06%) Mathematics
17 238 (13.66%) Security Cleared
18 236 (13.55%) Microsoft
19 229 (13.15%) CSS
20 199 (11.42%) Analytical Skills
21 184 (10.56%) MS Excel
22 177 (10.16%) OO
23 173 (9.93%) ASP.NET
23 173 (9.93%) Oracle
24 161 (9.24%) ITIL
25 152 (8.73%) Scrum
26 150 (8.61%) XML
27 143 (8.21%) Web Services
28 130 (7.46%) MVC
29 128 (7.35%) Spring

Degree
Top Related IT Skills in the South West by Category

For the 6 months to 16 September 2014, 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 60 (3.44%) MS Exchange
2 54 (3.10%) IIS
3 45 (2.58%) WebLogic
3 45 (2.58%) SharePoint
4 40 (2.30%) WebSphere
5 37 (2.12%) Apache
6 24 (1.38%) SAS
7 22 (1.26%) Apache ServiceMix
8 18 (1.03%) Joomla!
8 18 (1.03%) Alfresco
9 15 (0.86%) SharePoint 2013
10 13 (0.75%) CMS
11 12 (0.69%) Tomcat
12 9 (0.52%) Exchange Server 2010
12 9 (0.52%) ArcGIS
13 8 (0.46%) Exchange Server 2007
14 7 (0.40%) SharePoint 2010
15 6 (0.34%) Apache Solr
15 6 (0.34%) Elasticsearch
16 5 (0.29%) Drupal
Applications
1 184 (10.56%) MS Excel
2 101 (5.80%) MS Office
3 28 (1.61%) Photoshop
4 13 (0.75%) MS PowerPoint
4 13 (0.75%) MS Project
5 9 (0.52%) SPSS
6 7 (0.40%) Adobe Illustrator
7 6 (0.34%) Adobe Premiere
7 6 (0.34%) Spreadsheet
8 5 (0.29%) InfoPath
8 5 (0.29%) CorelDRAW
8 5 (0.29%) MS Visio
9 3 (0.17%) Adobe Captivate
10 2 (0.11%) InDesign
10 2 (0.11%) Adobe After Effects
11 1 (0.057%) EPLAN
11 1 (0.057%) PowerPivot
11 1 (0.057%) Swift 3D
11 1 (0.057%) Maya
11 1 (0.057%) 3ds Max
Business Applications
1 19 (1.09%) Dynamics AX
2 18 (1.03%) Magento
3 17 (0.98%) Shopify
4 16 (0.92%) Dynamics CRM
5 14 (0.80%) Google Analytics
6 9 (0.52%) SAP HCM
6 9 (0.52%) SAP HR
7 7 (0.40%) Oracle BPM
7 7 (0.40%) Agresso
8 6 (0.34%) Oracle EBS
8 6 (0.34%) Visualfiles
9 4 (0.23%) Maximo
9 4 (0.23%) AWD
10 3 (0.17%) SAP BPC
10 3 (0.17%) Fredhopper
10 3 (0.17%) Oracle Applications
10 3 (0.17%) SAP Payroll
10 3 (0.17%) Oracle Financials
10 3 (0.17%) WebTrends
11 2 (0.11%) Oracle ERP
Cloud Services
1 34 (1.95%) SaaS
2 16 (0.92%) Amazon AWS
3 15 (0.86%) Cloud Computing
4 8 (0.46%) Microsoft Azure
5 6 (0.34%) Force.com
6 3 (0.17%) Trello
6 3 (0.17%) PaaS
6 3 (0.17%) Basecamp
7 2 (0.11%) Office 365
8 1 (0.057%) MailChimp
8 1 (0.057%) Heroku
Communications & Networking
1 78 (4.48%) Firewall
1 78 (4.48%) Internet
2 60 (3.44%) HTTP
3 59 (3.39%) TCP/IP
4 40 (2.30%) VoIP
5 39 (2.24%) DNS
6 35 (2.01%) WAN
6 35 (2.01%) SAN
7 32 (1.84%) VPN
8 31 (1.78%) LAN
9 27 (1.55%) Network Security
9 27 (1.55%) DHCP
10 23 (1.32%) SSL
11 22 (1.26%) IPv4
12 21 (1.21%) VLAN
13 19 (1.09%) Wireshark
14 17 (0.98%) SMTP
15 13 (0.75%) iSCSI
15 13 (0.75%) LDAP
16 12 (0.69%) ISDN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 327 (18.77%) SQL Server
2 119 (6.83%) MySQL
3 80 (4.59%) Relational Database
4 58 (3.33%) SQL Server 2008
5 54 (3.10%) RDBMS
6 43 (2.47%) Data Warehouse
7 40 (2.30%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 34 (1.95%) Big Data
9 31 (1.78%) MongoDB
10 26 (1.49%) SQL Server Integration Services
10 26 (1.49%) SQL Server 2012
11 24 (1.38%) Hadoop
12 23 (1.32%) SQL Server 2005
13 20 (1.15%) SQL Server Analysis Services
14 18 (1.03%) Crystal Reports
15 17 (0.98%) Hazelcast
15 17 (0.98%) Data Mining
15 17 (0.98%) Oracle Reports
16 15 (0.86%) QlikView
17 13 (0.75%) MS Access
Development Applications
1 50 (2.87%) Eclipse
2 49 (2.81%) Maven
3 48 (2.76%) Git (software)
4 44 (2.53%) JUnit
5 39 (2.24%) Visual Studio
6 38 (2.18%) Team Foundation Server
7 37 (2.12%) Ant
8 34 (1.95%) Eclipse RCP
9 29 (1.66%) Subversion
10 28 (1.61%) Jenkins
11 27 (1.55%) Selenium
12 22 (1.26%) Rational DOORS
13 15 (0.86%) PHPUnit
14 14 (0.80%) Apache Ivy
15 9 (0.52%) WebDriver
15 9 (0.52%) PEAR
15 9 (0.52%) WATIR
15 9 (0.52%) Oracle Forms
16 8 (0.46%) Bugzilla
17 7 (0.40%) Trac
General
1 326 (18.71%) Finance
2 110 (6.31%) Electronics
3 109 (6.26%) Telecoms
4 95 (5.45%) Banking
5 75 (4.31%) Manufacturing
6 65 (3.73%) Retail
7 64 (3.67%) Aerospace
8 62 (3.56%) Marketing
9 50 (2.87%) French Language
10 39 (2.24%) Back Office
11 36 (2.07%) Military
12 35 (2.01%) Legal
13 29 (1.66%) Games
14 22 (1.26%) Local Government
15 20 (1.15%) Advertising
15 20 (1.15%) Publishing
16 16 (0.92%) Automotive
17 10 (0.57%) Retail Banking
18 8 (0.46%) Multimedia
19 7 (0.40%) German Language
Job Titles
1 500 (28.70%) Developer
2 291 (16.70%) Software Engineer
3 189 (10.85%) Graduate
4 177 (10.16%) Analyst
5 124 (7.12%) Junior
6 119 (6.83%) Software Developer
7 91 (5.22%) Consultant
7 91 (5.22%) Java Developer
8 82 (4.71%) .NET Developer
9 80 (4.59%) Web Developer
10 77 (4.42%) Architect
11 68 (3.90%) Support Engineer
12 62 (3.56%) Graduate Software Engineer
13 59 (3.39%) C# Developer
14 56 (3.21%) Senior Developer
15 55 (3.16%) Systems Engineer
16 51 (2.93%) Java Software Engineer
17 50 (2.87%) Graduate Developer
18 47 (2.70%) Junior Software Engineer
19 44 (2.53%) Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 346 (19.86%) HTML
2 293 (16.82%) .NET
3 229 (13.15%) CSS
4 173 (9.93%) ASP.NET
5 150 (8.61%) XML
6 143 (8.21%) Web Services
7 128 (7.35%) Spring
8 124 (7.12%) jQuery
9 93 (5.34%) HTML5
10 69 (3.96%) J2EE
11 61 (3.50%) ASP.NET MVC
12 50 (2.87%) SOAP
13 49 (2.81%) RESTful
14 47 (2.70%) ASP.NET Web Forms
15 43 (2.47%) XHTML
15 43 (2.47%) .NET Framework
16 42 (2.41%) GWT
17 37 (2.12%) WPF
18 36 (2.07%) JPA
19 35 (2.01%) Hibernate
Miscellaneous
1 614 (35.25%) Computer Science
2 245 (14.06%) Mathematics
3 199 (11.42%) Analytical Skills
4 72 (4.13%) Management Information System
5 71 (4.08%) Client/Server
6 69 (3.96%) Open Source
7 45 (2.58%) Mobile App
8 40 (2.30%) Enterprise Software
9 36 (2.07%) User Experience
10 33 (1.89%) Digital Media
11 31 (1.78%) Statistics
11 31 (1.78%) N-Tier
12 28 (1.61%) Physics
13 26 (1.49%) Firmware
14 25 (1.44%) GIS
15 24 (1.38%) Visualisation
16 22 (1.26%) Embedded Systems
17 19 (1.09%) Inversion of Control
18 18 (1.03%) RIA
18 18 (1.03%) SWIFT
Operating Systems
1 345 (19.80%) Windows
2 252 (14.47%) Linux
3 112 (6.43%) UNIX
4 72 (4.13%) Apple iOS
5 65 (3.73%) Windows Server 2008
6 52 (2.99%) Android
7 50 (2.87%) Windows Server 2003
8 44 (2.53%) Windows 7
9 29 (1.66%) Ubuntu
10 26 (1.49%) Windows Server 2012
11 21 (1.21%) Solaris
12 19 (1.09%) Windows 8
12 19 (1.09%) Mac OS X
13 12 (0.69%) Fedora
13 12 (0.69%) CentOS
14 9 (0.52%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
15 8 (0.46%) Debian
16 7 (0.40%) Windows XP
17 5 (0.29%) Windows 2000
18 4 (0.23%) SUSE
Processes & Methodologies
1 454 (26.06%) Software Engineering
2 380 (21.81%) Agile Software Development
3 177 (10.16%) OO
4 161 (9.24%) ITIL
5 152 (8.73%) Scrum
6 130 (7.46%) MVC
7 123 (7.06%) Project Management
8 122 (7.00%) Web Development
9 117 (6.72%) TDD
10 107 (6.14%) UML
11 106 (6.08%) Unit Testing
12 76 (4.36%) Software Testing
13 59 (3.39%) OOP
13 59 (3.39%) Mentoring
14 57 (3.27%) Continuous Integration
15 55 (3.16%) E-Commerce
15 55 (3.16%) Business Intelligence
15 55 (3.16%) Time Management
16 54 (3.10%) PRINCE2
16 54 (3.10%) Continuous Improvement
Programming Languages
1 459 (26.35%) SQL
2 414 (23.77%) Java
3 373 (21.41%) C#
4 308 (17.68%) JavaScript
5 302 (17.34%) C++
6 257 (14.75%) C
7 112 (6.43%) PHP
8 106 (6.08%) Python
9 64 (3.67%) VB
10 62 (3.56%) T-SQL
11 58 (3.33%) VB.NET
12 45 (2.58%) Ruby
13 35 (2.01%) PowerShell
14 34 (1.95%) Perl
15 32 (1.84%) Shell Script
15 32 (1.84%) PHP5
16 23 (1.32%) Objective-C
17 20 (1.15%) PL/SQL
17 20 (1.15%) VC++
18 19 (1.09%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 238 (13.66%) Security Cleared
2 122 (7.00%) SC Cleared
3 81 (4.65%) Microsoft Certification
4 72 (4.13%) DV Cleared
5 55 (3.16%) ISEB
6 44 (2.53%) HND
7 35 (2.01%) PhD
7 35 (2.01%) Cisco Certification
8 33 (1.89%) CCNA
9 32 (1.84%) MCSE
10 29 (1.66%) MCP
11 27 (1.55%) MCSA
12 17 (0.98%) ISTQB
13 16 (0.92%) ITIL Certification
14 15 (0.86%) CCNP
15 13 (0.75%) APMP
16 11 (0.63%) MCTS
16 11 (0.63%) HNC
17 9 (0.52%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
17 9 (0.52%) MBA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 126 (7.23%) QA
2 62 (3.56%) SLA
3 11 (0.63%) IEC 61508
4 10 (0.57%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 8 (0.46%) Sarbanes-Oxley
6 7 (0.40%) COBIT
7 5 (0.29%) PCI DSS
7 5 (0.29%) ISO 9001
8 4 (0.23%) HMG Infosec
8 4 (0.23%) DO-160
9 3 (0.17%) DO-178B
10 1 (0.057%) Data Quality
10 1 (0.057%) COSO
10 1 (0.057%) TickIT
10 1 (0.057%) ISO/IEC 17799
10 1 (0.057%) BS7799
System Software
1 95 (5.45%) VMware Infrastructure
2 72 (4.13%) Active Directory
3 22 (1.26%) Terminal Services
4 14 (0.80%) VMware ESX
5 8 (0.46%) Citrix Presentation Server
6 7 (0.40%) vSphere
6 7 (0.40%) VMware ESXi
7 6 (0.34%) XenApp
8 5 (0.29%) Hyper-V
8 5 (0.29%) ISA Server
9 4 (0.23%) Snort
9 4 (0.23%) GPFS
10 3 (0.17%) VMFS
10 3 (0.17%) vCloud
10 3 (0.17%) VMware Server
10 3 (0.17%) EMC RecoverPoint
10 3 (0.17%) ProxySG
11 2 (0.11%) Xen
12 1 (0.057%) VirtualBox
12 1 (0.057%) Microsoft Virtual Server
Systems Management
1 23 (1.32%) Nagios
2 16 (0.92%) OPNET
2 16 (0.92%) OpenView
3 11 (0.63%) CA Spectrum
3 11 (0.63%) SolarWinds Orion
4 10 (0.57%) Netcool
5 9 (0.52%) SCCM
5 9 (0.52%) CiscoWorks
6 8 (0.46%) NetBackup
6 8 (0.46%) logstash
7 6 (0.34%) Backup Exec
8 5 (0.29%) Tivoli
8 5 (0.29%) MOM
8 5 (0.29%) Netcool/OMNIbus
9 4 (0.23%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
9 4 (0.23%) Cacti
9 4 (0.23%) Cisco CUCM
9 4 (0.23%) Icinga
10 2 (0.11%) Puppet
11 1 (0.057%) Tivoli Storage Manager
Vendors
1 236 (13.55%) Microsoft
2 173 (9.93%) Oracle
3 126 (7.23%) VMware
4 65 (3.73%) Cisco
5 47 (2.70%) JBoss
6 45 (2.58%) Citrix
7 39 (2.24%) Zend
8 35 (2.01%) Google
9 32 (1.84%) IBM
10 29 (1.66%) Red Hat
11 27 (1.55%) SAP
11 27 (1.55%) Adobe
12 26 (1.49%) HP
12 26 (1.49%) SolarWinds
13 24 (1.38%) Juniper
14 23 (1.32%) ESRI
15 19 (1.09%) F5
15 19 (1.09%) EMC
16 17 (0.98%) Remedy
17 16 (0.92%) CA
Swindon, Wiltshire
G2 Recruitment Solutions Ltd.
Salary: £45000 - £60000 per annum + 25 paid holidays, pensions
Posted: 1 hour ago
Christchurch, Dorset
ENTERPRISE RECRUITMENT LTD
Salary: £28000 to £45000 per annum
Posted: 1 hour ago
Bath, Avon
EasyWebRecruitment.com
Salary: Competitive salary / daily rate
Posted: 2 hours ago
Christchurch, Dorset
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £20000 - £30000 per annum + Pension, 23days
Posted: 2 hours ago
Plymouth, Devon
TribePost.co.uk
Salary: from £25,000 plus benefits
Posted: 2 hours ago
Cheltenham, Gloucestershire
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Salary: £50000.00 - £70000.00 per annum
Posted: 8 hours ago
Cheltenham, Gloucestershire
Experis Ltd
Salary: £30000.00 - £36000.00 per annum + c.£6,000 Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 9 hours ago
Bristol, Avon
Experis Ltd
Salary: £40000 - £51000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 13 hours ago
Bristol, Avon
Auburn Rose
Salary: From £30,000 to £35,000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Bournemouth, Dorset
Eames Consulting
Salary: From £80,000 to £100,000 per annum Bonus + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Devon
Redrock Consulting Ltd
Salary: £20000 - £30000 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Tewkesbury, Gloucestershire
Real Time Recruitment Solutions
Salary: Up to 50k
Posted: Yesterday
Bristol, Avon
Randstad Technologies
Salary: £50000.00 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Salisbury, Wiltshire
SmartSourcing plc
Posted: Yesterday
Cheltenham, Gloucestershire
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: £28000 to £32000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Gloucestershire
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: £28000 to £32000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Chippenham, Wiltshire
The People Network
Salary: £25000 - £50000 per week + excellent benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Gloucestershire
Apollo Solutions
Salary: £35000 - £56000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Salisbury, Wiltshire
Public Health England
Posted: 3 days ago
Bath, Avon
Senitor Associates
Salary: £25000 - £40000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago