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 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 13 14 13
Rank change year-on-year
+1 -1
Permanent jobs citing Degree 14862 15214 16819
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 13.45% 14.12% 14.76%
As % of the Qualifications category 48.39% 52.08% 52.11%
Number of salaries quoted 11548 11869 13819
Average salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £70,000 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £39,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+2.56% +4.00%

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
30716 29211 32279
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 27.80% 27.10% 28.33%
Number of salaries quoted 24600 23037 27108
Average salary £45,000 £42,750 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.26% +0.58%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £62,500 £66,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -

Degree
Jobs Demand Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Degree within the UK as a proportion of the total demand within 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 December 2014 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 average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Degree within the UK 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
England +1 13770 £43,000 -1.71% 1374
London +2 6081 £50,000 - 510
South East 0 3091 £40,000 -5.88% 311
East of England -1 1264 £40,000 - 153
City of London 0 1230 £52,500 - 176
South West 0 888 £37,500 +10.29% 96
Berkshire -1 861 £45,000 - 68
North West +3 757 £38,500 +6.94% 107
Surrey -1 722 £45,000 - 80
Yorkshire 0 594 £35,331 -5.78% 75
Cambridgeshire 0 585 £40,150 +7.78% 109
Scotland -1 520 £42,500 +6.25% 61
West Midlands -5 518 £36,000 +2.85% 66
Cambridge +1 506 £40,000 +6.66% 87
Reading +3 493 £48,250 +7.22% 25
East Midlands -2 484 £37,500 +3.04% 40
Manchester +1 481 £35,000 -6.66% 66
Hampshire -1 479 £37,500 -2.59% 45
West Yorkshire +12 391 £38,500 -3.75% 48
Hertfordshire -9 342 £42,500 +6.25% 16
Bristol +3 310 £37,500 - 31
Leeds +23 287 £40,000 - 32
Edinburgh +9 255 £43,000 +14.66% 25
Buckinghamshire +5 247 £39,500 +3.94% 18
Nottinghamshire +7 240 £35,000 +16.66% 10
Oxfordshire 0 239 £35,000 -12.50% 48
Birmingham +1 223 £38,625 -3.43% 29
Nottingham +7 206 £37,500 +25.00% 8
Cheshire +4 195 £40,000 +14.28% 29
East Sussex -2 189 £36,000 -10.00% 13

Degree
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 24 December 2014, IT jobs within the UK 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 9330 (30.72%) Computer Science
2 7726 (25.44%) Finance
3 7498 (24.69%) SQL
4 6892 (22.69%) Agile Software Development
5 5957 (19.62%) Java
6 5850 (19.26%) C#
7 5456 (17.97%) Microsoft
8 5327 (17.54%) .NET
9 5188 (17.08%) JavaScript
10 4969 (16.36%) HTML
11 4799 (15.80%) SQL Server
12 4652 (15.32%) Windows
13 4503 (14.83%) Software Engineering
14 4347 (14.31%) Analytical Skills
15 3994 (13.15%) Project Management
16 3913 (12.89%) CSS
17 3763 (12.39%) MS Excel
18 3743 (12.33%) Linux
19 3387 (11.15%) C++
20 3190 (10.50%) OO
21 3105 (10.22%) Oracle
22 2775 (9.14%) Mathematics
23 2763 (9.10%) ASP.NET
24 2380 (7.84%) XML
25 2363 (7.78%) ITIL
26 2351 (7.74%) Marketing
27 2339 (7.70%) jQuery
28 2281 (7.51%) UNIX
29 2218 (7.30%) MVC
30 2157 (7.10%) Scrum

Degree
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 24 December 2014, IT jobs within the UK 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 1099 (3.62%) SharePoint
2 726 (2.39%) Apache
3 702 (2.31%) IIS
4 642 (2.11%) MS Exchange
5 614 (2.02%) Tomcat
6 585 (1.93%) SAS
7 470 (1.55%) CMS
8 361 (1.19%) Node.js
9 350 (1.15%) WebLogic
10 328 (1.08%) WebSphere
11 310 (1.02%) JBoss
12 253 (0.83%) Exchange Server 2010
13 191 (0.63%) WordPress
14 159 (0.52%) Lync
15 157 (0.52%) SharePoint 2010
16 152 (0.50%) Drupal
17 124 (0.41%) SharePoint 2013
18 110 (0.36%) Exchange Server 2007
19 105 (0.35%) Exchange Server 2013
19 105 (0.35%) Apache Solr
Applications
1 3763 (12.39%) MS Excel
2 1718 (5.66%) MS Office
3 658 (2.17%) MS PowerPoint
4 454 (1.49%) MS Visio
5 445 (1.47%) MS Project
6 414 (1.36%) Photoshop
7 205 (0.68%) Adobe Illustrator
8 203 (0.67%) SPSS
9 131 (0.43%) Adobe Creative Suite
10 103 (0.34%) Spreadsheet
11 77 (0.25%) AutoCAD
12 71 (0.23%) InDesign
13 68 (0.22%) Simulink
14 47 (0.15%) Acrobat
15 37 (0.12%) Fireworks
16 35 (0.12%) OmniGraffle
17 30 (0.099%) PowerPivot
18 28 (0.092%) InfoPath
19 21 (0.069%) Adobe After Effects
20 20 (0.066%) CPLEX
Business Applications
1 312 (1.03%) Dynamics CRM
2 295 (0.97%) Google Analytics
3 211 (0.69%) Oracle EBS
4 132 (0.43%) Magento
5 99 (0.33%) SAP FI
6 97 (0.32%) SAP CO
7 93 (0.31%) Dynamics AX
7 93 (0.31%) SAP FI/CO
8 81 (0.27%) Oracle ERP
9 67 (0.22%) Oracle Financials
9 67 (0.22%) SAP BPC
10 63 (0.21%) Sophis RISQUE
11 62 (0.20%) Oracle Applications
12 54 (0.18%) SAP CRM
13 53 (0.17%) Oracle EBS R12
14 51 (0.17%) SiteCatalyst
15 44 (0.14%) SAP R/3
16 42 (0.14%) WebTrends
17 41 (0.14%) Oracle General Ledger
18 40 (0.13%) Agresso
Cloud Services
1 557 (1.83%) SaaS
2 275 (0.91%) Microsoft Azure
3 236 (0.78%) Cloud Computing
4 227 (0.75%) Amazon AWS
5 176 (0.58%) Office 365
6 120 (0.40%) GitHub
7 64 (0.21%) PaaS
8 63 (0.21%) Amazon EC2
9 49 (0.16%) IaaS
10 48 (0.16%) Force.com
11 33 (0.11%) Google Apps
12 28 (0.092%) SuccessFactors
13 25 (0.082%) Google Cloud Platform
14 21 (0.069%) Amazon S3
15 17 (0.056%) Taleo
16 15 (0.049%) CloudBees
17 9 (0.030%) MailChimp
18 8 (0.026%) Google Compute Engine
19 6 (0.020%) Amazon ELB
20 5 (0.016%) Google App Engine
Communications & Networking
1 1120 (3.69%) Internet
2 1016 (3.35%) TCP/IP
3 944 (3.11%) Firewall
4 604 (1.99%) DNS
5 566 (1.86%) VPN
6 559 (1.84%) SAN
7 552 (1.82%) LAN
8 549 (1.81%) WAN
9 516 (1.70%) Wireless
10 511 (1.68%) HTTP
11 401 (1.32%) Network Security
12 355 (1.17%) DHCP
13 314 (1.03%) Intranet
14 264 (0.87%) VoIP
15 234 (0.77%) MPLS
16 232 (0.76%) VLAN
17 215 (0.71%) SSL
18 204 (0.67%) Ethernet
19 174 (0.57%) BGP
20 141 (0.46%) LDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4799 (15.80%) SQL Server
2 1693 (5.57%) MySQL
3 1384 (4.56%) Relational Database
4 773 (2.55%) SQL Server 2008
5 750 (2.47%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 746 (2.46%) Data Warehouse
7 661 (2.18%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 651 (2.14%) Big Data
9 565 (1.86%) Oracle Database
10 502 (1.65%) RDBMS
11 462 (1.52%) NoSQL
12 426 (1.40%) Hadoop
13 413 (1.36%) MongoDB
14 407 (1.34%) SQL Server 2012
15 360 (1.19%) SQL Server Analysis Services
15 360 (1.19%) PostgreSQL
16 345 (1.14%) Data Mining
17 315 (1.04%) SQL Server 2005
18 214 (0.70%) QlikView
19 210 (0.69%) MS Access
Development Applications
1 1236 (4.07%) Git (software)
2 1001 (3.30%) Visual Studio
3 854 (2.81%) Subversion
4 593 (1.95%) Team Foundation Server
5 575 (1.89%) Maven
6 571 (1.88%) Selenium
7 549 (1.81%) JIRA
8 515 (1.70%) Eclipse
9 437 (1.44%) JUnit
10 388 (1.28%) NUnit
11 382 (1.26%) Jenkins
12 242 (0.80%) Ant
13 214 (0.70%) Rhino Mocks
14 198 (0.65%) Cucumber
15 161 (0.53%) WebDriver
16 153 (0.50%) Jasmine
17 152 (0.50%) Mockito
18 145 (0.48%) TeamCity
19 136 (0.45%) QuickTest Pro
20 127 (0.42%) Moq
General
1 7726 (25.44%) Finance
2 2351 (7.74%) Marketing
3 1977 (6.51%) Banking
4 1877 (6.18%) Telecoms
5 1348 (4.44%) Retail
6 726 (2.39%) Manufacturing
7 687 (2.26%) Electronics
8 665 (2.19%) Legal
9 620 (2.04%) Games
10 616 (2.03%) Advertising
11 576 (1.90%) Investment Banking
12 570 (1.88%) Front Office
13 421 (1.39%) Financial Institution
14 374 (1.23%) Law
15 335 (1.10%) French Language
16 325 (1.07%) Publishing
17 316 (1.04%) Aerospace
18 306 (1.01%) Pharmaceutical
19 292 (0.96%) German Language
20 279 (0.92%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 9368 (30.85%) Developer
2 4717 (15.53%) Analyst
3 2111 (6.95%) Consultant
4 2041 (6.72%) Graduate
5 1865 (6.14%) Software Engineer
6 1825 (6.01%) Java Developer
7 1635 (5.38%) Junior
8 1589 (5.23%) Software Developer
9 1460 (4.81%) C# Developer
10 1419 (4.67%) Business Analyst
11 1341 (4.42%) .NET Developer
12 1306 (4.30%) Project Manager
13 1197 (3.94%) Senior Developer
14 1138 (3.75%) Architect
15 929 (3.06%) Junior Developer
16 840 (2.77%) Support Analyst
17 830 (2.73%) Graduate Developer
18 810 (2.67%) C# .NET Developer
19 796 (2.62%) Web Developer
20 612 (2.02%) Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5327 (17.54%) .NET
2 4969 (16.36%) HTML
3 3913 (12.89%) CSS
4 2763 (9.10%) ASP.NET
5 2380 (7.84%) XML
6 2339 (7.70%) jQuery
7 1991 (6.56%) Web Services
8 1642 (5.41%) HTML5
9 1282 (4.22%) Spring
10 1033 (3.40%) .NET Framework
11 976 (3.21%) CSS3
12 927 (3.05%) J2EE
13 907 (2.99%) ASP.NET MVC
14 890 (2.93%) Ajax
15 829 (2.73%) WCF
16 779 (2.57%) Hibernate
17 760 (2.50%) WPF
18 681 (2.24%) SOAP
19 634 (2.09%) REST
20 583 (1.92%) AngularJS
Miscellaneous
1 9330 (30.72%) Computer Science
2 4347 (14.31%) Analytical Skills
3 2775 (9.14%) Mathematics
4 1563 (5.15%) Management Information System
5 1346 (4.43%) User Experience
6 877 (2.89%) Open Source
7 815 (2.68%) Physics
8 789 (2.60%) Algorithms
9 761 (2.51%) Mobile App
10 710 (2.34%) Enterprise Software
11 672 (2.21%) Statistics
12 546 (1.80%) Social Media
13 486 (1.60%) Hedge funds
14 464 (1.53%) Visualisation
15 453 (1.49%) Client/Server
16 402 (1.32%) Derivative
17 385 (1.27%) Economics
18 341 (1.12%) Data Structures
19 262 (0.86%) N-Tier
20 259 (0.85%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
Operating Systems
1 4652 (15.32%) Windows
2 3743 (12.33%) Linux
3 2281 (7.51%) UNIX
4 960 (3.16%) Android
5 868 (2.86%) Windows Server 2008
6 719 (2.37%) Apple iOS
7 509 (1.68%) Windows Server 2003
8 463 (1.52%) Windows 7
9 319 (1.05%) Windows Server 2012
10 310 (1.02%) Windows XP
11 293 (0.96%) Solaris
12 223 (0.73%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
13 151 (0.50%) Windows 8
14 127 (0.42%) AIX
15 118 (0.39%) Ubuntu
16 100 (0.33%) CentOS
16 100 (0.33%) Mac OS X
17 85 (0.28%) Debian
18 80 (0.26%) Windows Phone
19 73 (0.24%) HPUX
Processes & Methodologies
1 6892 (22.69%) Agile Software Development
2 4503 (14.83%) Software Engineering
3 3994 (13.15%) Project Management
4 3190 (10.50%) OO
5 2363 (7.78%) ITIL
6 2218 (7.30%) MVC
7 2157 (7.10%) Scrum
8 2127 (7.00%) TDD
9 1801 (5.93%) Analytics
10 1702 (5.60%) PRINCE2
11 1546 (5.09%) E-Commerce
12 1540 (5.07%) Mentoring
13 1470 (4.84%) Business Intelligence
14 1299 (4.28%) CRM
15 1240 (4.08%) Business Analysis
16 1209 (3.98%) OOP
17 1160 (3.82%) Web Development
18 1122 (3.69%) Unit Testing
19 1020 (3.36%) Multithreading
20 1011 (3.33%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 7498 (24.69%) SQL
2 5957 (19.62%) Java
3 5850 (19.26%) C#
4 5188 (17.08%) JavaScript
5 3387 (11.15%) C++
6 2027 (6.67%) Python
7 1966 (6.47%) C
8 1558 (5.13%) PHP
9 928 (3.06%) Perl
10 902 (2.97%) T-SQL
11 775 (2.55%) VB.NET
12 615 (2.03%) Ruby
13 600 (1.98%) VB
14 563 (1.85%) PL/SQL
15 509 (1.68%) VBA
16 408 (1.34%) PowerShell
17 383 (1.26%) Shell Script
17 383 (1.26%) Bash Shell
18 280 (0.92%) Objective-C
19 269 (0.89%) MATLAB
Qualifications
1 1044 (3.44%) Microsoft Certification
2 978 (3.22%) Security Cleared
3 803 (2.64%) ISEB
4 680 (2.24%) Cisco Certification
5 542 (1.78%) PMI Certification
6 515 (1.70%) SC Cleared
7 472 (1.55%) PhD
8 464 (1.53%) MCSE
9 460 (1.51%) CISSP
10 415 (1.37%) CCNA
11 396 (1.30%) HND
12 381 (1.25%) PMP
13 354 (1.17%) ISTQB
14 303 (1.00%) ITIL Certification
15 301 (0.99%) MBA
16 297 (0.98%) MCP
17 276 (0.91%) PRINCE2 Certification
18 259 (0.85%) CISM
19 246 (0.81%) MCITP
20 236 (0.78%) CCNP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1976 (6.51%) QA
2 759 (2.50%) SLA
3 382 (1.26%) ISO 9001
4 374 (1.23%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 271 (0.89%) PCI DSS
6 121 (0.40%) COBIT
7 96 (0.32%) Sarbanes-Oxley
8 81 (0.27%) Data Quality
9 53 (0.17%) ISO 9000
10 40 (0.13%) ISO 14001
11 39 (0.13%) JSP 440
12 34 (0.11%) ISO/IEC 17799
13 33 (0.11%) IEC 61508
14 31 (0.10%) Solvency II
15 29 (0.095%) COSO
16 26 (0.086%) Basel II
17 25 (0.082%) DO-178B
18 24 (0.079%) TickIT
18 24 (0.079%) EMIR
19 21 (0.069%) Dodd-Frank
System Software
1 1376 (4.53%) Active Directory
2 890 (2.93%) VMware Infrastructure
3 243 (0.80%) Hyper-V
4 208 (0.68%) Firmware
5 205 (0.68%) vSphere
6 129 (0.42%) VMware ESX
7 124 (0.41%) VMware ESXi
8 102 (0.34%) XenApp
9 85 (0.28%) Oracle RAC
10 70 (0.23%) XenDesktop
11 65 (0.21%) NFS
12 54 (0.18%) Terminal Services
13 53 (0.17%) Xen
14 50 (0.16%) VMware Workstation
15 45 (0.15%) KVM
16 38 (0.13%) Microsoft App-V
17 34 (0.11%) Varnish
18 30 (0.099%) Postfix
19 29 (0.095%) XenServer
19 29 (0.095%) Snort
Systems Management
1 269 (0.89%) Puppet
2 197 (0.65%) Opscode Chef
3 173 (0.57%) HP Quality Center
3 173 (0.57%) SCCM
4 168 (0.55%) Nagios
5 87 (0.29%) SCOM
6 85 (0.28%) Ansible
7 52 (0.17%) Tivoli
8 49 (0.16%) Vagrant
9 42 (0.14%) WSUS
10 41 (0.14%) Norton AntiVirus
11 38 (0.13%) Salt
12 37 (0.12%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
12 37 (0.12%) Backup Exec
12 37 (0.12%) Data Guard
12 37 (0.12%) Cacti
13 31 (0.10%) NetBackup
14 30 (0.099%) Graphite
15 28 (0.092%) SCVMM
16 27 (0.089%) OpenView
Vendors
1 5456 (17.97%) Microsoft
2 3105 (10.22%) Oracle
3 1383 (4.55%) VMware
4 1147 (3.78%) SAP
5 1071 (3.53%) Cisco
6 652 (2.15%) Citrix
7 644 (2.12%) Google
8 538 (1.77%) HP
9 487 (1.60%) Adobe
10 455 (1.50%) IBM
11 446 (1.47%) Salesforce.com
12 311 (1.02%) Business Objects
13 269 (0.89%) Red Hat
14 230 (0.76%) EMC
15 216 (0.71%) Sybase
16 197 (0.65%) Cognos
17 194 (0.64%) Informatica
18 192 (0.63%) CheckPoint
19 191 (0.63%) Juniper
20 188 (0.62%) Dell
Enfield, Middlesex
Enfield Council
Posted: 1 hour ago
Staines, Middlesex
Aria Select Ltd
Salary: From £28,000 to £40,000 per annum
Posted: 8 hours ago
Winchester, Hampshire
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum
Posted: 11 hours ago
North West London
Timothy James Consulting Ltd
Salary: £45000 - £60000 per annum
Posted: 11 hours ago
Central London / West End
Client Server
Salary: £50k to £75k (multiple roles) + uncapped bonus + benefits
Posted: 12 hours ago
City, London
Client Server
Salary: £50k to £65k + bonus + benefits
Posted: 12 hours ago
Brentford, Middlesex
Net Recruit.co.uk Ltd
Salary: £40000 per annum, Benefits Christmas and project completion bonus sche
Posted: 12 hours ago
Nottingham, Nottinghamshire
4it Recruitment Ltd
Salary: Up to £28,000 per annum
Posted: 14 hours ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
IT Connections
Salary: 25,000 to 30,000
Posted: 16 hours ago
Durham, County Durham
IT Connections
Salary: £20,000 to £30,000
Posted: 16 hours ago
Edinburgh, Midlothian
IT Connections
Salary: £50,000 to £55,000
Posted: 16 hours ago
Teddington, Middlesex
IT Connections
Salary: £50,000 to £55,000
Posted: 16 hours ago
Manchester, Lancashire
IT Connections
Salary: to £26,000
Posted: 16 hours ago
London
IT Connections
Salary: £40,000 to £50,000
Posted: 16 hours ago
London
IT Connections
Salary: £25,000 to £35,000
Posted: 16 hours ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
IT Connections
Salary: £50,000 to £55,000
Posted: 16 hours ago
Crawley, West Sussex
IT Connections
Salary: £35,000 to 45,000
Posted: 16 hours ago
Horsham, West Sussex
IT Connections
Salary: £23,000 to £30,000
Posted: 16 hours ago
Horsham, West Sussex
IT Connections
Salary: £25,000 to £35,000
Posted: 16 hours ago
City, London
Client Server
Salary: £60k to £80k + bonus + benefits
Posted: 16 hours ago