The table below looks at the statistics for Degree in IT jobs advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Degree over the 3 months to 24 February 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
24 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Degree
UK
Rank 15 13 13
Rank change year-on-year
-2 0
Permanent jobs citing Degree 10490 14502 13952
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 12.45% 14.19% 13.06%
As % of the Qualifications category 50.32% 50.86% 47.47%
Number of salaries quoted 8124 11387 10928
Median salary £45,000 £45,000 £44,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
- +1.12%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,000 £26,946 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £72,500 £75,000 £70,000
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Qualifications category in permanent jobs advertised across the UK.

Qualifications Category
UK
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
20846 28514 29394
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 24.75% 27.90% 27.52%
Number of salaries quoted 16462 22823 23390
Median salary £45,000 £47,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-5.26% +5.55%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £28,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £72,500 £67,500 £70,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £42,500

Degree
Jobs Demand Trend

The demand trend of job ads citing Degree as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in the Qualifications category.

Degree Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

Degree
Salary Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Degree within the UK.

Degree Salary Trend in the UK

Degree
Salary Histogram

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Degree over the 3 months to 24 February 2017 within the UK.

Degree Salary Histogram in the UK

Degree
Top 30 Job Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Degree within the UK over the 3 months to 24 February 2017. 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 Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
England -1 9762 £45,000 - 1659
London -1 4368 £55,000 - 683
South East -2 1927 £42,500 - 247
East of England +4 947 £42,500 +6.25% 228
North West -3 728 £37,500 -6.25% 141
City of London -2 651 £60,000 +9.09% 165
South West -4 608 £40,000 - 113
Manchester -1 515 £40,000 -5.88% 83
Berkshire -1 469 £40,000 -20.00% 49
Cambridgeshire +1 467 £45,000 +12.50% 149
Yorkshire -6 431 £40,000 +3.89% 93
West Midlands -6 420 £32,500 -18.75% 75
Cambridge +1 410 £42,500 +6.25% 134
Hampshire +3 400 £40,000 - 50
Scotland -6 325 £45,000 +7.14% 44
Surrey -2 316 £45,000 +5.88% 57
West Yorkshire -10 272 £38,000 -9.52% 61
East Midlands -6 266 £40,000 - 59
Oxfordshire +2 247 £42,500 -5.55% 33
Bristol -4 239 £41,250 -1.78% 43
Hertfordshire -5 221 £40,000 -5.88% 39
Leeds -9 204 £40,000 -11.11% 47
Buckinghamshire +1 193 £37,000 -17.77% 18
Reading -4 191 £40,000 -15.78% 21
Essex +9 179 £47,500 +5.55% 23
Birmingham 0 169 £30,000 -20.00% 31
West Sussex -1 158 £42,500 +7.59% 18
Edinburgh -4 153 £42,500 -5.55% 23
Wales -2 149 £37,500 +13.04% 25
Milton Keynes +2 128 £35,500 -25.26% 8

Degree
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 24 February 2017, IT jobs citing Degree also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads with a requirement for Degree.

1 7990 (36.32%) Computer Science
2 5852 (26.60%) Agile Software Development
3 5427 (24.67%) Finance
4 5240 (23.82%) SQL
5 4429 (20.13%) Java
6 4022 (18.28%) C#
7 3998 (18.17%) JavaScript
8 3639 (16.54%) HTML
9 3605 (16.39%) .NET
10 3543 (16.11%) Microsoft
11 3486 (15.85%) Software Engineering
12 3025 (13.75%) CSS
13 2976 (13.53%) SQL Server
14 2950 (13.41%) Analytical Skills
15 2849 (12.95%) Mathematics
16 2684 (12.20%) Windows
17 2677 (12.17%) Linux
18 2506 (11.39%) Python
19 2478 (11.26%) Project Management
20 2360 (10.73%) MS Excel
21 2355 (10.71%) C++
22 1947 (8.85%) Oracle
23 1876 (8.53%) Scrum
24 1832 (8.33%) OO
25 1810 (8.23%) ASP.NET
26 1782 (8.10%) ITIL
27 1734 (7.88%) Analytics
28 1688 (7.67%) MVC
29 1637 (7.44%) Banking
30 1617 (7.35%) C

Degree
Top Related IT Skills by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 563 (2.56%) SharePoint
2 407 (1.85%) Apache
3 405 (1.84%) Apache Spark
4 403 (1.83%) SAS
5 393 (1.79%) IIS
6 325 (1.48%) MS Exchange
7 306 (1.39%) CMS
8 254 (1.15%) Elasticsearch
9 247 (1.12%) Tomcat
10 219 (1.00%) JBoss
11 181 (0.82%) WebSphere
12 174 (0.79%) Confluence
13 173 (0.79%) Oracle SOA Suite
14 135 (0.61%) WebLogic
15 133 (0.60%) Exchange Server 2010
16 114 (0.52%) Skype for Business
17 112 (0.51%) Apache Pig
18 105 (0.48%) OpenStack
19 99 (0.45%) BizTalk Server
20 89 (0.40%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 2360 (10.73%) MS Excel
2 1036 (4.71%) MS Office
3 441 (2.00%) MS PowerPoint
4 241 (1.10%) MS Visio
5 230 (1.05%) MS Project
6 214 (0.97%) Photoshop
7 143 (0.65%) SPSS
8 139 (0.63%) Adobe Illustrator
9 100 (0.45%) Adobe Creative Suite
10 74 (0.34%) Spreadsheet
11 42 (0.19%) InVision
12 39 (0.18%) OmniGraffle
13 37 (0.17%) InDesign
14 34 (0.15%) Camtasia
15 33 (0.15%) Snagit
16 28 (0.13%) Acrobat
17 22 (0.10%) SOLIDWORKS
18 21 (0.095%) Stata
19 18 (0.082%) Final Cut Pro
20 16 (0.073%) Fireworks
Business Applications
1 174 (0.79%) Dynamics CRM
2 101 (0.46%) Magento
3 78 (0.35%) Oracle EBS
4 70 (0.32%) Dynamics AX
5 66 (0.30%) Oracle Applications
6 56 (0.25%) SAP Oil and Gas
7 48 (0.22%) Oracle EBS R12
8 37 (0.17%) SAP S/4HANA
9 36 (0.16%) SAP MM
10 31 (0.14%) Oracle ERP
10 31 (0.14%) SAP FI
11 30 (0.14%) Oracle Payables
12 27 (0.12%) SAP CO
13 26 (0.12%) NetSuite
13 26 (0.12%) Salesforce.com CRM
13 26 (0.12%) SAP FI/CO
14 25 (0.11%) Dynamics NAV
15 24 (0.11%) Oracle Receivables
15 24 (0.11%) SAP ERP
16 23 (0.10%) Payment Gateway
Cloud Services
1 1025 (4.66%) Amazon AWS
2 773 (3.51%) Microsoft Azure
3 740 (3.36%) SaaS
4 301 (1.37%) Office 365
5 288 (1.31%) PaaS
6 269 (1.22%) Cloud Computing
7 208 (0.95%) GitHub
8 204 (0.93%) IaaS
9 155 (0.70%) Google Analytics
10 153 (0.70%) Google Cloud Platform
11 151 (0.69%) Amazon EC2
12 61 (0.28%) Amazon S3
13 44 (0.20%) Adobe Analytics
14 39 (0.18%) AdWords
15 31 (0.14%) Adobe Creative Cloud
15 31 (0.14%) Force.com
15 31 (0.14%) Yammer
16 25 (0.11%) AWS CloudFormation
17 22 (0.10%) Amazon CloudWatch
17 22 (0.10%) Google Play
Communications & Networking
1 997 (4.53%) Firewall
2 584 (2.65%) Internet
3 507 (2.30%) TCP/IP
4 478 (2.17%) Wireless
5 471 (2.14%) WAN
6 459 (2.09%) LAN
7 449 (2.04%) DNS
8 430 (1.95%) VPN
9 391 (1.78%) Network Security
10 340 (1.55%) HTTP
11 268 (1.22%) DHCP
12 238 (1.08%) SAN
13 205 (0.93%) OSPF
14 200 (0.91%) VoIP
15 174 (0.79%) MPLS
16 168 (0.76%) BGP
16 168 (0.76%) Wi-Fi
17 151 (0.69%) Ethernet
18 144 (0.65%) SSL
19 134 (0.61%) LDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2976 (13.53%) SQL Server
2 1115 (5.07%) MySQL
3 1062 (4.83%) Relational Database
4 1005 (4.57%) Big Data
5 768 (3.49%) NoSQL
6 548 (2.49%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 542 (2.46%) Hadoop
8 524 (2.38%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 523 (2.38%) Data Warehouse
10 427 (1.94%) RDBMS
11 426 (1.94%) MongoDB
12 329 (1.50%) Oracle Database
13 318 (1.45%) SQL Server 2012
14 317 (1.44%) SQL Server 2008
15 242 (1.10%) PostgreSQL
16 239 (1.09%) SQL Server Analysis Services
17 216 (0.98%) SQL Server 2014
18 200 (0.91%) Data Mining
19 193 (0.88%) Apache Hive
19 193 (0.88%) QlikView
Development Applications
1 1332 (6.05%) Git (software)
2 689 (3.13%) JIRA
3 646 (2.94%) Visual Studio
4 597 (2.71%) Subversion
5 586 (2.66%) Selenium
6 534 (2.43%) Jenkins
7 436 (1.98%) Team Foundation Server
8 277 (1.26%) Maven
9 249 (1.13%) Cucumber
10 248 (1.13%) JUnit
11 225 (1.02%) TeamCity
12 180 (0.82%) Eclipse
13 179 (0.81%) NUnit
14 160 (0.73%) Grunt
15 145 (0.66%) Jasmine
16 143 (0.65%) Gradle
17 132 (0.60%) gulp
18 122 (0.55%) Ant
19 113 (0.51%) Mercurial
20 106 (0.48%) Octopus Deploy
General
1 5427 (24.67%) Finance
2 1637 (7.44%) Banking
3 1509 (6.86%) Marketing
4 1194 (5.43%) Telecoms
5 971 (4.41%) Retail
6 571 (2.60%) Games
7 567 (2.58%) Legal
8 546 (2.48%) Electronics
9 530 (2.41%) Manufacturing
10 524 (2.38%) Advertising
11 401 (1.82%) Investment Banking
12 360 (1.64%) Front Office
13 292 (1.33%) Publishing
14 282 (1.28%) Automotive
15 266 (1.21%) Law
16 243 (1.10%) Financial Institution
17 205 (0.93%) French Language
18 201 (0.91%) Back Office
18 201 (0.91%) Pharmaceutical
19 187 (0.85%) Military
Job Titles
1 6841 (31.10%) Developer
2 3004 (13.66%) Analyst
3 1578 (7.17%) Graduate
3 1578 (7.17%) Java Developer
4 1489 (6.77%) C# Developer
5 1373 (6.24%) .NET Developer
6 1361 (6.19%) Junior
7 1353 (6.15%) Consultant
8 1253 (5.70%) Software Engineer
9 1158 (5.26%) Architect
10 1032 (4.69%) Software Developer
11 926 (4.21%) C# .NET Developer
12 917 (4.17%) Senior Developer
13 832 (3.78%) Business Analyst
14 808 (3.67%) Junior Developer
15 730 (3.32%) Project Manager
16 677 (3.08%) Graduate Developer
17 564 (2.56%) JavaScript Developer
18 522 (2.37%) SQL Developer
19 520 (2.36%) Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3639 (16.54%) HTML
2 3605 (16.39%) .NET
3 3025 (13.75%) CSS
4 1810 (8.23%) ASP.NET
5 1477 (6.71%) AngularJS
5 1477 (6.71%) jQuery
6 1442 (6.55%) Web Services
7 1310 (5.95%) HTML5
8 1154 (5.25%) XML
9 861 (3.91%) ASP.NET MVC
10 788 (3.58%) CSS3
11 761 (3.46%) Spring
12 718 (3.26%) Node.js
13 716 (3.25%) REST
14 700 (3.18%) .NET Framework
15 546 (2.48%) WCF
16 517 (2.35%) React
17 498 (2.26%) JSON
18 458 (2.08%) RESTful
19 457 (2.08%) J2EE
Miscellaneous
1 7990 (36.32%) Computer Science
2 2950 (13.41%) Analytical Skills
3 1161 (5.28%) Management Information System
4 1013 (4.60%) User Experience
5 796 (3.62%) Data Centre
6 777 (3.53%) Algorithms
7 594 (2.70%) Mobile App
8 517 (2.35%) Enterprise Software
9 507 (2.30%) Fintech
10 373 (1.70%) Data Structures
11 324 (1.47%) Hedge funds
12 318 (1.45%) Derivative
13 291 (1.32%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
14 259 (1.18%) Social Media
15 246 (1.12%) iPad
16 244 (1.11%) Equities
17 219 (1.00%) Client/Server
18 218 (0.99%) Fixed Income
19 202 (0.92%) Virtual Team
20 187 (0.85%) Driving Licence
Operating Systems
1 2684 (12.20%) Windows
2 2677 (12.17%) Linux
3 1142 (5.19%) Unix
4 722 (3.28%) Windows Server
5 575 (2.61%) Android
6 446 (2.03%) Apple iOS
7 362 (1.65%) Windows Server 2012
8 349 (1.59%) Windows 7
9 300 (1.36%) Windows Server 2008
10 192 (0.87%) Windows 10
11 149 (0.68%) Windows 8
12 137 (0.62%) Mac OS X
13 134 (0.61%) Windows Server 2003
14 131 (0.60%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
15 107 (0.49%) Solaris
16 99 (0.45%) CentOS
17 95 (0.43%) Windows XP
18 80 (0.36%) Ubuntu
19 72 (0.33%) Embedded Linux
20 57 (0.26%) Mac OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 5852 (26.60%) Agile Software Development
2 3486 (15.85%) Software Engineering
3 2849 (12.95%) Mathematics
4 2478 (11.26%) Project Management
5 1876 (8.53%) Scrum
6 1832 (8.33%) OO
7 1782 (8.10%) ITIL
8 1734 (7.88%) Analytics
9 1688 (7.67%) MVC
10 1582 (7.19%) SDLC
11 1521 (6.91%) TDD
12 1323 (6.01%) Web Development
13 1266 (5.75%) Business Intelligence
14 1207 (5.49%) Mentoring
15 1075 (4.89%) Information Security
16 1024 (4.65%) PRINCE2
17 999 (4.54%) E-Commerce
18 994 (4.52%) CRM
19 954 (4.34%) Continuous Integration
20 940 (4.27%) Continuous Improvement
Programming Languages
1 5240 (23.82%) SQL
2 4429 (20.13%) Java
3 4022 (18.28%) C#
4 3998 (18.17%) JavaScript
5 2506 (11.39%) Python
6 2355 (10.71%) C++
7 1617 (7.35%) C
8 1286 (5.85%) PHP
9 717 (3.26%) T-SQL
10 641 (2.91%) R
11 613 (2.79%) Perl
12 548 (2.49%) Ruby
13 507 (2.30%) PowerShell
14 394 (1.79%) Scala
15 378 (1.72%) PL/SQL
16 351 (1.60%) VB.NET
17 326 (1.48%) Bash Shell
18 317 (1.44%) MATLAB
19 302 (1.37%) VBA
20 293 (1.33%) VB
Qualifications
1 819 (3.72%) Security Cleared
2 648 (2.95%) CISSP
3 646 (2.94%) Microsoft Certification
4 637 (2.90%) PhD
5 613 (2.79%) Cisco Certification
6 449 (2.04%) ISEB
7 425 (1.93%) SC Cleared
8 422 (1.92%) CISM
9 339 (1.54%) CCNA
10 336 (1.53%) CISA
11 331 (1.50%) PMI Certification
12 316 (1.44%) MCSE
13 312 (1.42%) CCNP
14 302 (1.37%) PMP
15 289 (1.31%) ISTQB
16 265 (1.20%) ITIL Certification
17 261 (1.19%) DV Cleared
18 201 (0.91%) HND
19 192 (0.87%) MCP
20 166 (0.75%) Postgraduate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1292 (5.87%) QA
2 467 (2.12%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 369 (1.68%) SLA
4 320 (1.45%) PCI DSS
5 242 (1.10%) Data Quality
6 93 (0.42%) COBIT
7 86 (0.39%) ISO 9001
8 80 (0.36%) MiFID
9 49 (0.22%) Sarbanes-Oxley
10 32 (0.15%) EMIR
11 29 (0.13%) P3O
12 27 (0.12%) ISO 9000
13 25 (0.11%) ISO27002
14 24 (0.11%) ISO 14001
14 24 (0.11%) ISO22301
15 20 (0.091%) SDET
16 19 (0.086%) ISO/IEC 17799
17 18 (0.082%) Dodd-Frank
17 18 (0.082%) HMG Security Policy Framework
17 18 (0.082%) MISRA
System Software
1 848 (3.85%) Active Directory
2 692 (3.15%) VMware Infrastructure
3 308 (1.40%) Hyper-V
4 259 (1.18%) Docker
5 212 (0.96%) Firmware
6 139 (0.63%) Virtual Machines
7 104 (0.47%) vSphere
8 75 (0.34%) VMware ESX
9 72 (0.33%) XenApp
10 64 (0.29%) HDFS
11 45 (0.20%) Terminal Services
12 40 (0.18%) Virtual Servers
13 39 (0.18%) NFS
14 37 (0.17%) VMware Workstation
14 37 (0.17%) Xen
15 36 (0.16%) Snort
16 35 (0.16%) Apache Flume
17 31 (0.14%) VMware ESXi
17 31 (0.14%) XenDesktop
18 30 (0.14%) Apache ZooKeeper
Systems Management
1 297 (1.35%) Puppet
2 254 (1.15%) Opscode Chef
3 188 (0.85%) Ansible
4 164 (0.75%) SCCM
5 97 (0.44%) Nagios
6 88 (0.40%) HP Quality Center
7 80 (0.36%) SCOM
8 72 (0.33%) SCVMM
9 62 (0.28%) Kibana
9 62 (0.28%) logstash
10 53 (0.24%) AirWatch
10 53 (0.24%) Kubernetes
11 52 (0.24%) Graphite
12 44 (0.20%) McAfee ePO
13 42 (0.19%) Backup Exec
14 41 (0.19%) WSUS
15 36 (0.16%) CSIRT
16 35 (0.16%) Cisco CUCM
17 31 (0.14%) Salt
18 30 (0.14%) Nmap
Vendors
1 3543 (16.11%) Microsoft
2 1947 (8.85%) Oracle
3 927 (4.21%) Cisco
4 908 (4.13%) VMware
5 674 (3.06%) SAP
6 450 (2.05%) HP
7 448 (2.04%) Google
8 384 (1.75%) IBM
9 356 (1.62%) Adobe
10 338 (1.54%) Tableau
11 317 (1.44%) Salesforce.com
12 304 (1.38%) Citrix
13 298 (1.35%) CheckPoint
14 295 (1.34%) Juniper
15 203 (0.92%) Red Hat
16 178 (0.81%) EMC
17 165 (0.75%) Palo Alto
17 165 (0.75%) Zend
18 156 (0.71%) Splunk
19 135 (0.61%) Apple
Basingstoke, Hampshire
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: 10 hours ago
Fareham, Hampshire
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + training and benefits
Posted: 13 hours ago
Newcastle Upon Tyne, Tyne and Wear
Northern Recruitment Group
Salary: £45,000 per annum
Posted: 10 hours ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Reynolds and Reynolds
Salary: From £17,000 to £26,000 per annum
Posted: 6 hours ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Client Server
Salary: £50k to £65k + benefits
Posted: 17 hours ago
Luton, Bedfordshire
Actis Recruitment.
Salary: From £19,000 to £21,500 per annum + benefits inc pension & share optio
Posted: 15 hours ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Bromium UK Ltd
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 14 hours ago
Bristol, Avon
Redrock Consulting Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £55000 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 11 hours ago
London
Understanding Recruitment
Salary: £60000.00 - £80000.00 per annum + benefits
Posted: 10 hours ago
Runcorn, Cheshire
Sopra Steria Recruitment
Salary: From £25,000 to £35,000 per annum
Posted: 9 hours ago
Oldham, Lancashire
Searchability
Salary: £18000 - £22000 per annum + Pension, Gym Membership
Posted: 12 hours ago
Chester, Cheshire
Searchability
Salary: £20000 - £55000 per annum
Posted: 9 hours ago
West London
Client Server
Salary: £50k to £60k + bonus + benefits
Posted: 19 hours ago
Liskeard, Cornwall
Sopra Steria Recruitment
Salary: From £30,000 to £45,000 per annum
Posted: 9 hours ago
London
Hays Finance Technology
Salary: £60000.00 - £80000.00 per annum
Posted: 9 hours ago
Basingstoke, Hampshire
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £50000 per annum + Bonus, Pension, Medical
Posted: 10 hours ago
Bristol, Avon
Bristol DT
Salary: £35000.00 - £65000.00 per annum + DOE + benefits
Posted: 18 hours ago
London
Durlston Partners
Salary: From £60,000 to £120,000 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 14 hours ago
London
Durlston Partners
Salary: From £80,000 to £120,000 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 13 hours ago
London
Hatstand Limited
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum + Bonus,Pension and Insurance
Posted: 10 hours ago
City, London
Client Server
Salary: £40k to £55k + benefits
Posted: 17 hours ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Hanover Recruitment
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum
Posted: 17 hours ago
London
Durlston Partners
Salary: From £50,000 to £80,000 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 14 hours ago
London
set2recruit
Salary: Up to £70,000 per annum
Posted: 10 hours ago
Bedford, Bedfordshire
IT Connections
Salary: £30,000 + Company Car
Posted: 10 hours ago
London
Engage PSG
Salary: £45000 - £60000 per annum + Pension + Perks
Posted: 11 hours ago
London
Jambo Ltd
Salary: Up to £50,000 per annum
Posted: 10 hours ago
Reading, Berkshire
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 50,000-60,000
Posted: 9 hours ago
Redditch, Worcestershire
Opilio Recruitment
Salary: From £19,000 to £21,000 per annum
Posted: 16 hours ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
IT Connections
Salary: £35,000 - £45,000
Posted: 10 hours ago