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 29 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
29 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Degree
Rank 14 12 11
Rank change year-on-year
-2 -1
Permanent jobs citing Degree 806 724 831
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 13.07% 14.30% 14.70%
As % of the Qualifications category 48.64% 48.14% 38.54%
Number of salaries quoted 638 598 707
Average salary £35,000 £34,000 £35,750
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.94% -4.89%
90% offered a salary of more than £21,500 £22,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £50,000 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £38,500 £38,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+1.31% +1.33%
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
1657 1504 2156
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 26.86% 29.70% 38.13%
Number of salaries quoted 1315 1274 1910
Average salary £37,500 £40,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-6.25% +6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,000 £25,000 £25,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £55,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £41,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+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 29 August 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 29 August 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 -1 264 £37,500 +11.94% 54
Wiltshire +1 137 £37,125 +3.12% 18
Somerset -2 116 £32,500 +18.18% 17
Gloucestershire -5 110 £37,500 +7.14% 31
Dorset +2 107 £31,000 -8.82% 14
Devon +2 37 £25,500 -44.56% 9
Cornwall +7 16 £45,000 +71.42% 1
Avon - 1 £52,500 -
Degree
England

Degree
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 29 August 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.

1 599 (35.09%) Computer Science
2 463 (27.12%) SQL
3 443 (25.95%) Software Engineering
4 423 (24.78%) Java
5 356 (20.86%) C#
6 340 (19.92%) Windows
7 329 (19.27%) HTML
7 329 (19.27%) Finance
8 311 (18.22%) SQL Server
9 297 (17.40%) JavaScript
10 289 (16.93%) .NET
11 283 (16.58%) C++
12 257 (15.06%) Linux
13 249 (14.59%) C
13 249 (14.59%) Agile Software Development
14 239 (14.00%) Mathematics
15 219 (12.83%) Microsoft
16 213 (12.48%) Security Cleared
17 211 (12.36%) CSS
18 172 (10.08%) MS Excel
19 169 (9.90%) OO
20 166 (9.72%) Oracle
21 164 (9.61%) ASP.NET
22 154 (9.02%) ITIL
23 153 (8.96%) Scrum
24 146 (8.55%) Web Services
25 144 (8.44%) XML
26 127 (7.44%) Spring
27 126 (7.38%) Web Development
27 126 (7.38%) QA

Degree
Top Related IT Skills in the South West by Category

For the 6 months to 29 August 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 54 (3.16%) MS Exchange
2 49 (2.87%) IIS
3 45 (2.64%) WebLogic
4 42 (2.46%) Apache
4 42 (2.46%) SharePoint
5 41 (2.40%) WebSphere
6 26 (1.52%) SAS
7 20 (1.17%) Apache ServiceMix
8 17 (1.00%) SharePoint 2013
9 14 (0.82%) Joomla!
9 14 (0.82%) Alfresco
10 12 (0.70%) Tomcat
11 10 (0.59%) CMS
12 7 (0.41%) ArcGIS
13 6 (0.35%) Apache Solr
13 6 (0.35%) SharePoint 2010
13 6 (0.35%) Elasticsearch
14 5 (0.29%) Exchange Server 2010
14 5 (0.29%) Drupal
14 5 (0.29%) BizTalk Server
Applications
1 172 (10.08%) MS Excel
2 91 (5.33%) MS Office
3 28 (1.64%) Photoshop
4 18 (1.05%) MS Project
5 11 (0.64%) SPSS
6 10 (0.59%) MS PowerPoint
7 8 (0.47%) Adobe Illustrator
8 6 (0.35%) Adobe Premiere
9 4 (0.23%) InfoPath
10 3 (0.18%) CorelDRAW
10 3 (0.18%) MS Visio
11 2 (0.12%) InDesign
11 2 (0.12%) Adobe After Effects
12 1 (0.059%) Adobe Captivate
12 1 (0.059%) Spreadsheet
12 1 (0.059%) Swift 3D
12 1 (0.059%) PowerPivot
12 1 (0.059%) EPLAN
12 1 (0.059%) Acrobat
12 1 (0.059%) Maya
Business Applications
1 24 (1.41%) Magento
2 21 (1.23%) Shopify
2 21 (1.23%) Dynamics AX
3 16 (0.94%) Dynamics CRM
4 13 (0.76%) Google Analytics
5 9 (0.53%) SAP HCM
5 9 (0.53%) SAP HR
6 7 (0.41%) Agresso
7 6 (0.35%) Oracle EBS
7 6 (0.35%) Oracle BPM
8 5 (0.29%) Fredhopper
8 5 (0.29%) Visualfiles
9 4 (0.23%) Maximo
9 4 (0.23%) AWD
10 3 (0.18%) SAP Oil and Gas
10 3 (0.18%) Oracle Applications
10 3 (0.18%) SAP Payroll
10 3 (0.18%) Oracle Financials
10 3 (0.18%) SAP BPC
11 2 (0.12%) WebTrends
Cloud Services
1 29 (1.70%) SaaS
2 17 (1.00%) Cloud Computing
3 16 (0.94%) Amazon AWS
4 8 (0.47%) Microsoft Azure
5 6 (0.35%) Force.com
6 4 (0.23%) Basecamp
7 3 (0.18%) Trello
8 1 (0.059%) MailChimp
8 1 (0.059%) PaaS
8 1 (0.059%) Heroku
8 1 (0.059%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 79 (4.63%) Firewall
2 77 (4.51%) Internet
3 60 (3.51%) TCP/IP
4 59 (3.46%) HTTP
5 40 (2.34%) VoIP
6 37 (2.17%) DNS
7 36 (2.11%) WAN
8 35 (2.05%) SAN
9 31 (1.82%) LAN
10 29 (1.70%) VPN
11 25 (1.46%) DHCP
12 24 (1.41%) Network Security
13 23 (1.35%) SSL
14 21 (1.23%) IPv4
15 18 (1.05%) Wireshark
16 17 (1.00%) VLAN
16 17 (1.00%) SMTP
17 13 (0.76%) iSCSI
17 13 (0.76%) NetScaler
18 12 (0.70%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 311 (18.22%) SQL Server
2 124 (7.26%) MySQL
3 86 (5.04%) Relational Database
4 61 (3.57%) SQL Server 2008
5 59 (3.46%) RDBMS
6 43 (2.52%) Data Warehouse
7 38 (2.23%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 37 (2.17%) Big Data
9 28 (1.64%) SQL Server 2012
10 27 (1.58%) MongoDB
11 24 (1.41%) Hadoop
11 24 (1.41%) SQL Server Integration Services
12 21 (1.23%) SQL Server 2005
12 21 (1.23%) Hazelcast
13 19 (1.11%) Crystal Reports
13 19 (1.11%) SQL Server Analysis Services
14 18 (1.05%) QlikView
14 18 (1.05%) Data Mining
15 17 (1.00%) Oracle Reports
16 13 (0.76%) MS Access
Development Applications
1 49 (2.87%) Git (software)
2 48 (2.81%) Eclipse
3 45 (2.64%) Maven
4 44 (2.58%) JUnit
5 42 (2.46%) Visual Studio
6 38 (2.23%) Team Foundation Server
7 35 (2.05%) Ant
8 34 (1.99%) Eclipse RCP
9 28 (1.64%) Subversion
9 28 (1.64%) Selenium
10 25 (1.46%) Jenkins
11 23 (1.35%) Rational DOORS
12 19 (1.11%) PHPUnit
13 12 (0.70%) Apache Ivy
14 10 (0.59%) PEAR
14 10 (0.59%) WATIR
15 9 (0.53%) WebDriver
15 9 (0.53%) Oracle Forms
16 8 (0.47%) Bugzilla
17 7 (0.41%) JMeter
General
1 329 (19.27%) Finance
2 117 (6.85%) Telecoms
3 107 (6.27%) Electronics
4 94 (5.51%) Banking
5 70 (4.10%) Manufacturing
6 66 (3.87%) Marketing
7 65 (3.81%) Retail
7 65 (3.81%) Aerospace
8 47 (2.75%) French Language
9 39 (2.28%) Back Office
10 35 (2.05%) Military
11 34 (1.99%) Legal
12 27 (1.58%) Games
13 25 (1.46%) Local Government
14 19 (1.11%) Advertising
14 19 (1.11%) Publishing
15 17 (1.00%) Automotive
16 10 (0.59%) Retail Banking
17 7 (0.41%) German Language
17 7 (0.41%) Avionics
Job Titles
1 490 (28.71%) Developer
2 278 (16.29%) Software Engineer
3 174 (10.19%) Analyst
3 174 (10.19%) Graduate
4 127 (7.44%) Software Developer
5 119 (6.97%) Junior
6 90 (5.27%) Java Developer
7 77 (4.51%) .NET Developer
7 77 (4.51%) Architect
7 77 (4.51%) Consultant
8 69 (4.04%) Web Developer
9 64 (3.75%) Support Engineer
10 59 (3.46%) Graduate Software Engineer
11 55 (3.22%) Systems Engineer
11 55 (3.22%) C# Developer
12 54 (3.16%) Senior Developer
13 50 (2.93%) Java Software Engineer
14 49 (2.87%) Project Manager
14 49 (2.87%) Junior Software Engineer
15 44 (2.58%) Graduate Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 329 (19.27%) HTML
2 289 (16.93%) .NET
3 211 (12.36%) CSS
4 164 (9.61%) ASP.NET
5 146 (8.55%) Web Services
6 144 (8.44%) XML
7 127 (7.44%) Spring
8 122 (7.15%) jQuery
9 85 (4.98%) HTML5
10 67 (3.93%) J2EE
11 59 (3.46%) ASP.NET MVC
12 54 (3.16%) RESTful
13 47 (2.75%) ASP.NET Web Forms
14 46 (2.69%) SOAP
15 40 (2.34%) GWT
16 39 (2.28%) .NET Framework
17 35 (2.05%) Ajax
17 35 (2.05%) WPF
17 35 (2.05%) XHTML
18 33 (1.93%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 599 (35.09%) Computer Science
2 239 (14.00%) Mathematics
3 69 (4.04%) Open Source
3 69 (4.04%) Management Information System
4 65 (3.81%) Client/Server
5 44 (2.58%) Enterprise Software
6 43 (2.52%) Mobile App
7 35 (2.05%) Digital Media
8 34 (1.99%) Statistics
9 32 (1.87%) N-Tier
10 25 (1.46%) Physics
11 22 (1.29%) Visualisation
11 22 (1.29%) Firmware
11 22 (1.29%) GIS
12 21 (1.23%) Embedded Systems
13 19 (1.11%) Inversion of Control
14 18 (1.05%) SWIFT
15 17 (1.00%) Device Driver
16 14 (0.82%) RIA
17 13 (0.76%) Wiki
Operating Systems
1 340 (19.92%) Windows
2 257 (15.06%) Linux
3 108 (6.33%) UNIX
4 70 (4.10%) Apple iOS
5 61 (3.57%) Windows Server 2008
6 47 (2.75%) Windows 7
6 47 (2.75%) Windows Server 2003
7 45 (2.64%) Android
8 32 (1.87%) Ubuntu
9 23 (1.35%) Solaris
10 22 (1.29%) Windows Server 2012
11 20 (1.17%) Mac OS X
12 19 (1.11%) Windows 8
13 12 (0.70%) CentOS
13 12 (0.70%) Fedora
14 10 (0.59%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
15 8 (0.47%) Debian
16 7 (0.41%) Windows XP
17 5 (0.29%) Windows 2000
18 4 (0.23%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 443 (25.95%) Software Engineering
2 249 (14.59%) Agile Software Development
3 169 (9.90%) OO
4 154 (9.02%) ITIL
5 153 (8.96%) Scrum
6 126 (7.38%) Web Development
7 125 (7.32%) MVC
8 124 (7.26%) Project Management
9 110 (6.44%) TDD
10 104 (6.09%) UML
11 101 (5.92%) Unit Testing
12 70 (4.10%) Software Testing
13 63 (3.69%) E-Commerce
14 54 (3.16%) Business Intelligence
15 53 (3.10%) PRINCE2
15 53 (3.10%) Business Analysis
15 53 (3.10%) Analytics
16 52 (3.05%) Continuous Improvement
17 51 (2.99%) Continuous Integration
18 50 (2.93%) Time Management
Programming Languages
1 463 (27.12%) SQL
2 423 (24.78%) Java
3 356 (20.86%) C#
4 297 (17.40%) JavaScript
5 283 (16.58%) C++
6 249 (14.59%) C
7 116 (6.80%) PHP
8 107 (6.27%) Python
9 62 (3.63%) VB
10 60 (3.51%) T-SQL
11 52 (3.05%) VB.NET
12 48 (2.81%) Ruby
13 35 (2.05%) Perl
14 31 (1.82%) PHP5
14 31 (1.82%) PowerShell
15 28 (1.64%) Shell Script
16 24 (1.41%) Objective-C
17 22 (1.29%) VC++
18 19 (1.11%) PL/SQL
19 18 (1.05%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 213 (12.48%) Security Cleared
2 108 (6.33%) SC Cleared
3 84 (4.92%) Microsoft Certification
4 66 (3.87%) DV Cleared
5 57 (3.34%) ISEB
6 42 (2.46%) HND
7 38 (2.23%) PhD
8 37 (2.17%) Cisco Certification
9 35 (2.05%) CCNA
10 32 (1.87%) MCSE
11 27 (1.58%) MCSA
11 27 (1.58%) MCP
12 16 (0.94%) ISTQB
13 14 (0.82%) CCNP
14 13 (0.76%) APMP
15 11 (0.64%) MCTS
16 10 (0.59%) HNC
16 10 (0.59%) MBA
16 10 (0.59%) ITIL Certification
17 9 (0.53%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 126 (7.38%) QA
2 61 (3.57%) SLA
3 11 (0.64%) IEC 61508
4 8 (0.47%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 8 (0.47%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 6 (0.35%) COBIT
6 5 (0.29%) ISO 9001
7 4 (0.23%) HMG Infosec
7 4 (0.23%) PCI DSS
7 4 (0.23%) DO-160
8 3 (0.18%) DO-178B
9 1 (0.059%) Data Quality
9 1 (0.059%) COSO
9 1 (0.059%) ISO/IEC 17799
9 1 (0.059%) BS7799
System Software
1 94 (5.51%) VMware Infrastructure
2 69 (4.04%) Active Directory
3 20 (1.17%) Terminal Services
4 14 (0.82%) VMware ESX
5 8 (0.47%) Hyper-V
5 8 (0.47%) Citrix Presentation Server
6 7 (0.41%) vSphere
6 7 (0.41%) VMware ESXi
7 6 (0.35%) XenApp
8 5 (0.29%) ISA Server
9 4 (0.23%) GPFS
10 3 (0.18%) vCloud
10 3 (0.18%) VMFS
10 3 (0.18%) ProxySG
10 3 (0.18%) Snort
10 3 (0.18%) VMware Server
11 2 (0.12%) EMC RecoverPoint
11 2 (0.12%) Xen
12 1 (0.059%) Microsoft Virtual Server
12 1 (0.059%) Squid
Systems Management
1 23 (1.35%) Nagios
2 16 (0.94%) OPNET
2 16 (0.94%) OpenView
3 11 (0.64%) SolarWinds Orion
3 11 (0.64%) CA Spectrum
4 9 (0.53%) CiscoWorks
4 9 (0.53%) Netcool
5 8 (0.47%) logstash
6 7 (0.41%) SCCM
6 7 (0.41%) NetBackup
7 5 (0.29%) Backup Exec
7 5 (0.29%) Netcool/OMNIbus
7 5 (0.29%) MOM
7 5 (0.29%) Tivoli
8 4 (0.23%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
8 4 (0.23%) Cacti
8 4 (0.23%) Icinga
9 3 (0.18%) Cisco CUCM
10 1 (0.059%) Puppet
10 1 (0.059%) Tivoli Storage Manager
Vendors
1 219 (12.83%) Microsoft
2 166 (9.72%) Oracle
3 122 (7.15%) VMware
4 66 (3.87%) Cisco
5 47 (2.75%) JBoss
5 47 (2.75%) Citrix
6 45 (2.64%) Zend
7 34 (1.99%) Google
8 29 (1.70%) IBM
8 29 (1.70%) Red Hat
9 28 (1.64%) SAP
10 25 (1.46%) HP
10 25 (1.46%) SolarWinds
11 24 (1.41%) Juniper
12 23 (1.35%) Adobe
13 20 (1.17%) ESRI
14 19 (1.11%) F5
14 19 (1.11%) Tableau
15 17 (1.00%) Remedy
16 16 (0.94%) EMC
Poole, Dorset
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + pension, life assurance, 25 days
Posted: 2 hours ago
Poole, Dorset
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum + pension, life assurance, 25 days
Posted: 2 hours ago
Gloucestershire
Executive Recruitment Services (ERS)
Posted: 3 hours ago
Wiltshire
Maclean Moore Consulting
Salary: From £35,000 to £55,000 per annum Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 4 hours ago
Bath, Avon
EasyWebRecruitment.com
Posted: 4 hours ago
Bristol, Avon
Global Technology Solutions Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £50000 per annum + Package
Posted: 7 hours ago
Gloucestershire
Apollo Solutions
Salary: £36000 - £55000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 9 hours ago
Swindon, Wiltshire
Experis Ltd
Salary: £42000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: 9 hours ago
Cheltenham, Gloucestershire
Circle Recruitment
Salary: £45000 - £85000 per annum + car / bens / training etc
Posted: 10 hours ago
Poole, Dorset
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Salary: £25000.00 - £37000.00 per annum + Generous Benefits
Posted: 10 hours ago
Bath, Avon
Xist4 IT Recruitment
Salary: £35-42,000 + Bens
Posted: 23 hours ago
Swindon, Wiltshire
Colston Consulting
Salary: Market related
Posted: Yesterday
Clevedon, Somerset
XIST4 IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £32k + Car or £5k Car Allow
Posted: Yesterday
Bath, Somerset
XIST4 IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Swindon, Wiltshire
Global Technology Solutions Ltd
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + 5K bonus + 6K Car allowance
Posted: Yesterday
Bournemouth, Dorset
Interact Consulting
Salary: 20-25k
Posted: Yesterday
Bristol, Avon
Novate IT Ltd
Salary: £35000 to £40000 per annum - benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Bristol, Avon
Novate IT Ltd
Salary: £25000 to £35000 per annum - flexible benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Bristol, Avon
Intapeople
Salary: £25000 to £29000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Gloucestershire
Timothy James Consulting Ltd
Salary: £45000 - £50000 per annum + BONUS & BENEFITS
Posted: Yesterday