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 24 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
24 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Degree
Rank 14 14 10
Rank change year-on-year
0 -4
Permanent jobs citing Degree 888 861 924
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 14.14% 14.78% 16.19%
As % of the Qualifications category 45.08% 49.37% 46.67%
Number of salaries quoted 729 656 765
Average salary £37,500 £34,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+10.29% -2.85%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,000 £21,500 £21,500
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £50,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £39,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+2.56% +4.00%
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
1970 1744 1980
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 31.37% 29.94% 34.70%
Number of salaries quoted 1590 1407 1653
Average salary £40,000 £38,370 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+4.24% +2.32%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,000 £24,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £52,500 £57,500
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 24 December 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 24 December 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 +3 310 £37,500 - 31
Gloucestershire +2 180 £45,000 +40.62% 13
Dorset -1 106 £32,500 - 16
Wiltshire -13 95 £40,000 +21.21% 20
Somerset -1 84 £35,000 +28.44% 5
Devon +9 83 £31,500 +26.00% 8
Cornwall +1 9 £35,000 +94.44% 1
Degree
England

Degree
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 24 December 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.

1 537 (31.48%) Computer Science
2 448 (26.26%) Software Engineering
3 374 (21.92%) C#
4 369 (21.63%) SQL
5 343 (20.11%) HTML
6 333 (19.52%) Agile Software Development
7 332 (19.46%) Finance
8 322 (18.87%) SQL Server
9 311 (18.23%) Java
10 305 (17.88%) Windows
11 299 (17.53%) C++
12 292 (17.12%) JavaScript
13 274 (16.06%) .NET
14 271 (15.89%) CSS
15 249 (14.60%) Linux
16 237 (13.89%) Microsoft
17 208 (12.19%) Security Cleared
18 203 (11.90%) C
19 199 (11.66%) Mathematics
20 193 (11.31%) MS Excel
21 178 (10.43%) Oracle
21 178 (10.43%) OO
22 176 (10.32%) ASP.NET
23 170 (9.96%) Analytical Skills
24 169 (9.91%) MVC
25 168 (9.85%) Project Management
26 164 (9.61%) XML
27 159 (9.32%) ITIL
27 159 (9.32%) Banking
28 140 (8.21%) SC Cleared

Degree
Top Related IT Skills in the South West by Category

For the 6 months to 24 December 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 70 (4.10%) MS Exchange
2 59 (3.46%) IIS
3 43 (2.52%) JBoss
4 39 (2.29%) Apache
5 38 (2.23%) WebLogic
6 36 (2.11%) WebSphere
7 34 (1.99%) Joomla!
7 34 (1.99%) SharePoint
7 34 (1.99%) CMS
8 32 (1.88%) Alfresco
9 18 (1.06%) Exchange Server 2010
9 18 (1.06%) NServiceBus
9 18 (1.06%) Apache ServiceMix
10 17 (1.00%) Exchange Server 2007
11 15 (0.88%) Exchange Server 2013
12 11 (0.64%) Node.js
12 11 (0.64%) Tomcat
13 9 (0.53%) WordPress
14 8 (0.47%) Lotus Domino
14 8 (0.47%) OpenStack
Applications
1 193 (11.31%) MS Excel
2 73 (4.28%) MS Office
3 31 (1.82%) Photoshop
4 25 (1.47%) Adobe Creative Suite
5 23 (1.35%) MS PowerPoint
6 20 (1.17%) MS Visio
7 13 (0.76%) MS Project
8 12 (0.70%) Adobe Illustrator
9 9 (0.53%) InDesign
9 9 (0.53%) Spreadsheet
10 6 (0.35%) Adobe Premiere
10 6 (0.35%) Acrobat
11 5 (0.29%) CorelDRAW
12 4 (0.23%) FastStats
13 2 (0.12%) InfoPath
13 2 (0.12%) Adobe Captivate
13 2 (0.12%) Simulink
13 2 (0.12%) Maya
13 2 (0.12%) 3ds Max
13 2 (0.12%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 18 (1.06%) Dynamics CRM
1 18 (1.06%) Google Analytics
2 11 (0.64%) Magento
3 10 (0.59%) Oracle ERP
4 9 (0.53%) Oracle EBS
5 8 (0.47%) Oracle Applications
6 7 (0.41%) Oracle BPM
7 6 (0.35%) WebTrends
8 4 (0.23%) SAP HR
8 4 (0.23%) Dynamics AX
8 4 (0.23%) AWD
8 4 (0.23%) SAP HCM
9 3 (0.18%) SAP Business One
9 3 (0.18%) SAP Payroll
10 2 (0.12%) Visualfiles
10 2 (0.12%) ResourceLink
10 2 (0.12%) SAP SD
10 2 (0.12%) Agresso
10 2 (0.12%) SAP CRM
10 2 (0.12%) TIBCO iProcess
Cloud Services
1 30 (1.76%) SaaS
2 13 (0.76%) Cloud Computing
3 10 (0.59%) GitHub
4 6 (0.35%) Force.com
5 5 (0.29%) Amazon AWS
6 3 (0.18%) Microsoft Azure
6 3 (0.18%) PaaS
7 2 (0.12%) Office 365
8 1 (0.059%) Heroku
8 1 (0.059%) Google Apps
Communications & Networking
1 95 (5.57%) Internet
2 85 (4.98%) Firewall
3 67 (3.93%) TCP/IP
4 55 (3.22%) VPN
4 55 (3.22%) HTTP
5 42 (2.46%) DNS
6 37 (2.17%) DHCP
7 32 (1.88%) WAN
7 32 (1.88%) LDAP
8 31 (1.82%) Network Security
9 28 (1.64%) VLAN
9 28 (1.64%) SSL
10 25 (1.47%) LAN
11 21 (1.23%) IPv4
12 19 (1.11%) MPLS
12 19 (1.11%) SMTP
13 18 (1.06%) SAN
14 14 (0.82%) FTP
14 14 (0.82%) NAS
15 13 (0.76%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 322 (18.87%) SQL Server
2 105 (6.15%) MySQL
3 66 (3.87%) Relational Database
4 44 (2.58%) Data Warehouse
5 37 (2.17%) RDBMS
6 35 (2.05%) MongoDB
7 33 (1.93%) SQL Server 2008
8 31 (1.82%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 31 (1.82%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 21 (1.23%) SQL Server 2005
10 17 (1.00%) Hadoop
11 16 (0.94%) Oracle Reports
11 16 (0.94%) MS Access
12 15 (0.88%) Data Mining
12 15 (0.88%) PostgreSQL
13 13 (0.76%) Big Data
14 12 (0.70%) SQL Server Analysis Services
15 11 (0.64%) DB2
15 11 (0.64%) Apache Accumulo
16 9 (0.53%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 58 (3.40%) Eclipse
2 54 (3.17%) Subversion
3 52 (3.05%) Git (software)
4 48 (2.81%) Maven
5 42 (2.46%) Ant
6 37 (2.17%) JUnit
7 32 (1.88%) Eclipse RCP
8 29 (1.70%) Visual Studio
9 27 (1.58%) Jenkins
10 25 (1.47%) NUnit
11 23 (1.35%) Selenium
11 23 (1.35%) Apache Ivy
12 19 (1.11%) Team Foundation Server
13 18 (1.06%) SpecFlow
14 15 (0.88%) Jasmine
15 11 (0.64%) Oracle Forms
16 10 (0.59%) WebDriver
16 10 (0.59%) JIRA
16 10 (0.59%) QUnit
17 9 (0.53%) WATIR
General
1 332 (19.46%) Finance
2 159 (9.32%) Banking
3 107 (6.27%) Electronics
4 104 (6.10%) Telecoms
5 86 (5.04%) Aerospace
6 73 (4.28%) Manufacturing
7 66 (3.87%) Retail
7 66 (3.87%) Marketing
8 52 (3.05%) French Language
9 45 (2.64%) Military
10 39 (2.29%) Legal
11 27 (1.58%) Games
12 22 (1.29%) Advertising
13 16 (0.94%) Back Office
14 14 (0.82%) Multimedia
14 14 (0.82%) Local Government
15 13 (0.76%) Automotive
16 10 (0.59%) Retail Banking
17 9 (0.53%) Spanish Language
17 9 (0.53%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 472 (27.67%) Developer
2 287 (16.82%) Software Engineer
3 210 (12.31%) Analyst
4 141 (8.26%) Graduate
5 124 (7.27%) Junior
6 112 (6.57%) Software Developer
7 105 (6.15%) Consultant
8 99 (5.80%) Web Developer
9 76 (4.45%) Project Manager
9 76 (4.45%) .NET Developer
10 73 (4.28%) Java Developer
11 62 (3.63%) Business Analyst
12 59 (3.46%) Architect
13 54 (3.17%) Senior Developer
14 53 (3.11%) C++ Software Engineer
15 52 (3.05%) Senior Software Engineer
16 49 (2.87%) Junior Developer
17 48 (2.81%) Graduate Developer
18 47 (2.75%) Designer
19 43 (2.52%) Graduate Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 343 (20.11%) HTML
2 274 (16.06%) .NET
3 271 (15.89%) CSS
4 176 (10.32%) ASP.NET
5 164 (9.61%) XML
6 138 (8.09%) HTML5
7 133 (7.80%) jQuery
8 112 (6.57%) Web Services
9 93 (5.45%) Spring
10 72 (4.22%) ASP.NET MVC
11 67 (3.93%) CSS3
12 57 (3.34%) J2EE
13 56 (3.28%) AngularJS
14 52 (3.05%) XHTML
15 50 (2.93%) Ajax
16 48 (2.81%) Hibernate
17 44 (2.58%) .NET Framework
17 44 (2.58%) ASP.NET Web Forms
18 41 (2.40%) GWT
19 39 (2.29%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 537 (31.48%) Computer Science
2 199 (11.66%) Mathematics
3 170 (9.96%) Analytical Skills
4 87 (5.10%) Management Information System
5 86 (5.04%) Open Source
6 56 (3.28%) Client/Server
7 44 (2.58%) Physics
8 43 (2.52%) Algorithms
9 42 (2.46%) User Experience
10 37 (2.17%) Data Structures
11 32 (1.88%) Mobile App
12 29 (1.70%) Visualisation
13 28 (1.64%) Enterprise Software
13 28 (1.64%) RIA
14 26 (1.52%) Statistics
15 24 (1.41%) N-Tier
16 19 (1.11%) Inversion of Control
17 18 (1.06%) SWIFT
18 17 (1.00%) E-Learning
19 15 (0.88%) Device Driver
Operating Systems
1 305 (17.88%) Windows
2 249 (14.60%) Linux
3 104 (6.10%) UNIX
4 71 (4.16%) Android
5 60 (3.52%) Apple iOS
6 36 (2.11%) Windows Server 2008
7 25 (1.47%) Windows Server 2003
8 23 (1.35%) Windows Server 2012
9 18 (1.06%) Windows 8
10 17 (1.00%) Ubuntu
11 16 (0.94%) Windows 7
12 10 (0.59%) Windows Phone
13 9 (0.53%) Mac OS X
14 6 (0.35%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
14 6 (0.35%) Solaris
15 5 (0.29%) Windows 2000
16 4 (0.23%) SUSE
16 4 (0.23%) openSUSE
17 2 (0.12%) CentOS
17 2 (0.12%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 448 (26.26%) Software Engineering
2 333 (19.52%) Agile Software Development
3 178 (10.43%) OO
4 169 (9.91%) MVC
5 168 (9.85%) Project Management
6 159 (9.32%) ITIL
7 115 (6.74%) TDD
8 113 (6.62%) Unit Testing
9 111 (6.51%) Scrum
10 106 (6.21%) PRINCE2
11 100 (5.86%) Web Development
12 95 (5.57%) UML
13 72 (4.22%) OOP
14 63 (3.69%) Mentoring
15 62 (3.63%) People Management
15 62 (3.63%) Change Management
15 62 (3.63%) Continuous Integration
16 61 (3.58%) Software Testing
17 60 (3.52%) Business Intelligence
18 58 (3.40%) Business Analysis
Programming Languages
1 374 (21.92%) C#
2 369 (21.63%) SQL
3 311 (18.23%) Java
4 299 (17.53%) C++
5 292 (17.12%) JavaScript
6 203 (11.90%) C
7 86 (5.04%) PHP
8 78 (4.57%) Python
9 63 (3.69%) T-SQL
10 62 (3.63%) VB.NET
11 58 (3.40%) Perl
12 32 (1.88%) VB
12 32 (1.88%) PHP5
13 31 (1.82%) PowerShell
14 23 (1.35%) Shell Script
15 22 (1.29%) VBA
16 21 (1.23%) Ruby
17 14 (0.82%) Embedded C
17 14 (0.82%) PL/SQL
18 13 (0.76%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 208 (12.19%) Security Cleared
2 140 (8.21%) SC Cleared
3 70 (4.10%) ISEB
4 56 (3.28%) DV Cleared
5 42 (2.46%) HND
6 38 (2.23%) PMP
7 34 (1.99%) MCP
8 33 (1.93%) Microsoft Certification
8 33 (1.93%) PMI Certification
8 33 (1.93%) PRINCE2 Certification
9 27 (1.58%) PhD
10 26 (1.52%) Cisco Certification
11 25 (1.47%) CCNA
12 16 (0.94%) MCSA
12 16 (0.94%) ITIL Certification
13 15 (0.88%) CISSP
14 14 (0.82%) HNC
14 14 (0.82%) ISTQB
15 11 (0.64%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
16 9 (0.53%) MCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 123 (7.21%) QA
2 43 (2.52%) SLA
3 6 (0.35%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 6 (0.35%) ISO 9001
4 5 (0.29%) DO-178B
4 5 (0.29%) COBIT
4 5 (0.29%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 4 (0.23%) TickIT
6 3 (0.18%) DO-254
6 3 (0.18%) PCI DSS
7 2 (0.12%) JTAG
7 2 (0.12%) IEC 61508
7 2 (0.12%) DO-160
7 2 (0.12%) JSP 440
8 1 (0.059%) ISO 14001
System Software
1 90 (5.28%) VMware Infrastructure
2 88 (5.16%) Active Directory
3 33 (1.93%) Firmware
4 13 (0.76%) Terminal Services
5 12 (0.70%) Hyper-V
6 6 (0.35%) qmail
6 6 (0.35%) XenApp
7 5 (0.29%) VMware ESX
8 4 (0.23%) ISA Server
8 4 (0.23%) Samba
8 4 (0.23%) XenServer
8 4 (0.23%) XenDesktop
8 4 (0.23%) Oracle RAC
8 4 (0.23%) Citrix Presentation Server
8 4 (0.23%) vSphere
8 4 (0.23%) VMware ESXi
9 3 (0.18%) ProxySG
9 3 (0.18%) Snort
10 2 (0.12%) Terminal Server
10 2 (0.12%) Veritas Cluster Server
Systems Management
1 19 (1.11%) SCCM
2 15 (0.88%) Nagios
3 11 (0.64%) Puppet
4 8 (0.47%) MOM
5 7 (0.41%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
6 6 (0.35%) Backup Exec
6 6 (0.35%) Norton AntiVirus
6 6 (0.35%) Opscode Chef
6 6 (0.35%) Zenoss
6 6 (0.35%) yum
7 5 (0.29%) HP Quality Center
7 5 (0.29%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
8 4 (0.23%) Cacti
8 4 (0.23%) Icinga
9 3 (0.18%) Cisco CUCM
9 3 (0.18%) Munin
9 3 (0.18%) Netcool
9 3 (0.18%) CiscoWorks
10 2 (0.12%) OpenView
10 2 (0.12%) OPNET
Vendors
1 237 (13.89%) Microsoft
2 178 (10.43%) Oracle
3 122 (7.15%) VMware
4 60 (3.52%) Adobe
5 41 (2.40%) Google
6 39 (2.29%) IBM
7 36 (2.11%) Cisco
8 32 (1.88%) Citrix
9 30 (1.76%) SAP
10 28 (1.64%) ION Trading
11 24 (1.41%) Zend
12 23 (1.35%) EMC
13 21 (1.23%) HP
14 15 (0.88%) Dell
15 12 (0.70%) CheckPoint
16 10 (0.59%) NetApp
16 10 (0.59%) ESRI
16 10 (0.59%) F5
17 9 (0.53%) Remedy
17 9 (0.53%) Informatica
Gloucester, Gloucestershire
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: From £30,000 to £45,000 per annum (+very competitive package!!!)
Posted: 2 days ago
Gloucestershire
Lorien Resourcing
Salary: £34000 - £65000 per annum + Bonus / medical /pension
Posted: 3 days ago
Gloucestershire
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: From £60,000 to £90,000 per annum plus outstanding package
Posted: 3 days ago
Gloucestershire
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: From £60,000 to £90,000 per annum plus outstanding package
Posted: 3 days ago
Gloucestershire
TLP Consultancy Ltd.
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Gloucestershire
Executive Recruitment Services (ERS)
Posted: 3 days ago
Gloucestershire
Executive Recruitment Services (ERS)
Salary: £45000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Bristol, Avon
Emponics Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + health,pen, etc
Posted: 3 days ago
Redruth, Cornwall
Global Technology Solutions Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Swindon, Wiltshire
Lawrence Harvey Group - Pharmaceuticals
Posted: 3 days ago
Bristol Area
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: £20000 - £30000 per annum, Benefits + Commission
Posted: 3 days ago
Swindon, Wiltshire
Lawrence Harvey IT & Change
Salary: £30000.00 - £35000.00 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Wotton-Under-Edge, Gloucestershire
Searchability.co.uk
Salary: £18000 - £25000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
City, Swindon
House of Fraser
Salary: £40,000 - £49,000
Posted: 3 days ago
Bristol, Avon
Intapeople
Salary: £30000 - £42000 per annum, Benefits pension, healthcare, free parking
Posted: 4 days ago
Devon
Tank Recruitment
Salary: £18000 - £20000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Bristol Area
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: £20000 - £30000 per annum, Benefits + Commission
Posted: 4 days ago
South West
G2 Recruitment Solutions Ltd.
Salary: Market related
Posted: 4 days ago
Bristol, Avon
Intapeople
Salary: £25000 - £40000 per annum, Benefits pension, healthcare, free parking
Posted: 4 days ago
Barnstaple, Devon
Emponics Ltd
Salary: £18000 - £22000 per annum + bens
Posted: 5 days ago