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 17 January 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
17 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Degree
UK
Rank 15 13 13
Rank change year-on-year
-2 0
Permanent jobs citing Degree 10522 14114 13628
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 12.52% 14.34% 13.24%
As % of the Qualifications category 49.50% 51.25% 47.27%
Number of salaries quoted 8222 11050 10604
Median salary £45,000 £45,000 £43,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
- +3.44%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,850 £27,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £75,000 £67,500
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-3.61% +3.75%

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
21257 27539 28828
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 25.29% 27.99% 28.01%
Number of salaries quoted 16762 22042 23043
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 £28,000 £27,823 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £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 17 January 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 17 January 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 9821 £45,000 - 1703
London -1 4384 £55,000 +4.76% 693
South East -2 2001 £42,500 -5.55% 305
East of England +4 949 £41,500 +3.75% 195
North West -5 660 £40,000 - 110
South West -2 614 £40,000 - 127
City of London -4 609 £60,000 +9.09% 175
Berkshire -2 541 £50,000 - 87
Cambridgeshire +1 495 £45,000 +12.50% 129
Yorkshire -3 477 £40,000 +6.66% 98
Manchester -3 429 £40,000 -5.88% 58
Cambridge +2 418 £40,000 - 118
Hampshire +5 412 £40,000 -2.43% 78
West Midlands -7 392 £32,500 -13.33% 92
Surrey -4 311 £39,500 -12.22% 45
Scotland -3 297 £40,000 - 43
East Midlands -3 293 £38,000 -5.00% 61
West Yorkshire -5 284 £40,000 -2.43% 57
Oxfordshire +3 256 £42,500 -5.55% 39
Reading -3 244 £50,000 - 37
Bristol +1 233 £42,500 +2.40% 63
Leeds -6 213 £40,000 -5.88% 37
Hertfordshire 0 210 £37,500 -11.76% 36
Buckinghamshire 0 169 £37,000 -17.77% 17
Birmingham -7 161 £30,000 -20.00% 35
Essex +2 155 £45,000 +25.00% 11
Wales +1 152 £35,000 +0.60% 22
West Sussex -1 145 £42,500 +6.25% 9
Edinburgh 0 131 £36,500 -14.11% 25
South Wales +4 125 £35,000 - 16

Degree
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 17 January 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 8118 (36.32%) Computer Science
2 6048 (27.06%) Agile Software Development
3 5571 (24.92%) Finance
4 5193 (23.23%) SQL
5 4393 (19.65%) Java
6 4073 (18.22%) C#
7 3838 (17.17%) JavaScript
8 3642 (16.29%) .NET
9 3581 (16.02%) HTML
10 3517 (15.73%) Microsoft
11 3508 (15.69%) Software Engineering
12 2986 (13.36%) Analytical Skills
13 2959 (13.24%) SQL Server
14 2941 (13.16%) CSS
15 2685 (12.01%) Windows
16 2667 (11.93%) Linux
17 2565 (11.47%) Project Management
18 2475 (11.07%) Python
19 2437 (10.90%) Mathematics
20 2334 (10.44%) MS Excel
21 2325 (10.40%) C++
22 1969 (8.81%) Oracle
23 1922 (8.60%) Scrum
24 1891 (8.46%) OO
25 1876 (8.39%) ITIL
26 1835 (8.21%) ASP.NET
27 1758 (7.86%) Analytics
28 1651 (7.39%) MVC
29 1629 (7.29%) Banking
30 1581 (7.07%) Marketing

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
1 564 (2.52%) SharePoint
2 424 (1.90%) IIS
3 395 (1.77%) Apache
4 389 (1.74%) SAS
5 373 (1.67%) Apache Spark
6 355 (1.59%) MS Exchange
7 309 (1.38%) CMS
8 242 (1.08%) Tomcat
9 214 (0.96%) Elasticsearch
10 206 (0.92%) JBoss
11 193 (0.86%) WebSphere
12 166 (0.74%) Oracle SOA Suite
13 164 (0.73%) Confluence
14 154 (0.69%) WebLogic
15 129 (0.58%) Exchange Server 2010
16 123 (0.55%) Skype for Business
17 114 (0.51%) Apache Pig
18 97 (0.43%) Exchange Server 2013
19 94 (0.42%) OpenStack
20 91 (0.41%) WordPress
Applications
1 2334 (10.44%) MS Excel
2 987 (4.42%) MS Office
3 453 (2.03%) MS PowerPoint
4 226 (1.01%) MS Project
5 208 (0.93%) MS Visio
5 208 (0.93%) Photoshop
6 166 (0.74%) SPSS
7 144 (0.64%) Adobe Illustrator
8 90 (0.40%) Adobe Creative Suite
9 73 (0.33%) Spreadsheet
10 49 (0.22%) InVision
11 41 (0.18%) OmniGraffle
12 37 (0.17%) InDesign
13 29 (0.13%) Acrobat
14 26 (0.12%) Snagit
15 23 (0.10%) Camtasia
15 23 (0.10%) Fireworks
16 21 (0.094%) SOLIDWORKS
17 15 (0.067%) Simulink
17 15 (0.067%) Stata
Business Applications
1 144 (0.64%) Dynamics CRM
2 105 (0.47%) Magento
3 92 (0.41%) Oracle EBS
4 72 (0.32%) Dynamics AX
5 68 (0.30%) SAP Oil and Gas
6 63 (0.28%) Oracle EBS R12
7 59 (0.26%) Oracle Applications
8 43 (0.19%) SAP FI
9 42 (0.19%) SAP MM
10 38 (0.17%) SAP CO
10 38 (0.17%) SAP FI/CO
11 36 (0.16%) Oracle ERP
12 35 (0.16%) Oracle Payables
13 31 (0.14%) Payment Gateway
14 29 (0.13%) Oracle Financials
15 28 (0.13%) Oracle Receivables
16 27 (0.12%) FastStats
17 24 (0.11%) Unit4 Business World
18 23 (0.10%) Oracle Assets
18 23 (0.10%) SAP SRM
Cloud Services
1 946 (4.23%) Amazon AWS
2 768 (3.44%) Microsoft Azure
3 762 (3.41%) SaaS
4 318 (1.42%) PaaS
5 277 (1.24%) Office 365
6 248 (1.11%) Cloud Computing
7 234 (1.05%) GitHub
8 225 (1.01%) IaaS
9 158 (0.71%) Google Analytics
10 136 (0.61%) Amazon EC2
11 131 (0.59%) Google Cloud Platform
12 60 (0.27%) Amazon S3
13 46 (0.21%) Adobe Analytics
14 43 (0.19%) AdWords
15 38 (0.17%) AWS CloudFormation
16 33 (0.15%) Adobe Creative Cloud
17 26 (0.12%) Heroku
17 26 (0.12%) Yammer
18 24 (0.11%) Force.com
19 22 (0.098%) Google App Engine
Communications & Networking
1 1041 (4.66%) Firewall
2 593 (2.65%) Internet
3 525 (2.35%) TCP/IP
4 481 (2.15%) WAN
5 475 (2.12%) DNS
6 467 (2.09%) LAN
7 448 (2.00%) Wireless
8 434 (1.94%) Network Security
9 426 (1.91%) VPN
10 321 (1.44%) HTTP
11 280 (1.25%) DHCP
12 246 (1.10%) SAN
13 234 (1.05%) VoIP
14 178 (0.80%) OSPF
15 170 (0.76%) MPLS
16 165 (0.74%) Wi-Fi
17 162 (0.72%) SSL
18 146 (0.65%) BGP
19 130 (0.58%) Ethernet
20 129 (0.58%) Cisco ASA
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2959 (13.24%) SQL Server
2 1105 (4.94%) MySQL
3 1052 (4.71%) Relational Database
4 978 (4.38%) Big Data
5 781 (3.49%) NoSQL
6 542 (2.42%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 541 (2.42%) Data Warehouse
8 505 (2.26%) Hadoop
8 505 (2.26%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 461 (2.06%) MongoDB
10 431 (1.93%) RDBMS
11 363 (1.62%) SQL Server 2012
12 331 (1.48%) Oracle Database
13 325 (1.45%) SQL Server 2008
14 263 (1.18%) PostgreSQL
15 232 (1.04%) SQL Server 2014
16 228 (1.02%) SQL Server Analysis Services
17 198 (0.89%) Data Mining
18 184 (0.82%) BusinessObjects
19 176 (0.79%) Apache Hive
Development Applications
1 1312 (5.87%) Git (software)
2 664 (2.97%) JIRA
3 632 (2.83%) Visual Studio
4 595 (2.66%) Selenium
5 563 (2.52%) Subversion
6 522 (2.34%) Jenkins
7 440 (1.97%) Team Foundation Server
8 269 (1.20%) Maven
9 251 (1.12%) Cucumber
10 212 (0.95%) JUnit
11 180 (0.81%) Grunt
12 179 (0.80%) Eclipse
13 178 (0.80%) NUnit
14 176 (0.79%) TeamCity
15 149 (0.67%) gulp
16 142 (0.64%) Ant
17 125 (0.56%) Gradle
17 125 (0.56%) Jasmine
18 110 (0.49%) Octopus Deploy
19 109 (0.49%) Mercurial
General
1 5571 (24.92%) Finance
2 1629 (7.29%) Banking
3 1581 (7.07%) Marketing
4 1271 (5.69%) Telecoms
5 1060 (4.74%) Retail
6 593 (2.65%) Games
7 581 (2.60%) Legal
8 527 (2.36%) Advertising
8 527 (2.36%) Manufacturing
9 521 (2.33%) Electronics
10 400 (1.79%) Investment Banking
11 369 (1.65%) Front Office
12 325 (1.45%) Publishing
13 298 (1.33%) Automotive
14 275 (1.23%) Law
15 229 (1.02%) Back Office
16 213 (0.95%) Financial Institution
17 207 (0.93%) Pharmaceutical
18 176 (0.79%) French Language
19 172 (0.77%) Military
Job Titles
1 6892 (30.83%) Developer
2 2977 (13.32%) Analyst
3 1697 (7.59%) Graduate
4 1575 (7.05%) Java Developer
5 1567 (7.01%) C# Developer
6 1464 (6.55%) .NET Developer
7 1321 (5.91%) Consultant
8 1279 (5.72%) Junior
9 1264 (5.65%) Software Engineer
10 1179 (5.27%) Architect
11 1053 (4.71%) Software Developer
12 1022 (4.57%) C# .NET Developer
13 945 (4.23%) Senior Developer
14 835 (3.74%) Business Analyst
15 828 (3.70%) Project Manager
16 782 (3.50%) Junior Developer
17 734 (3.28%) Graduate Developer
18 619 (2.77%) SQL Developer
19 570 (2.55%) JavaScript Developer
20 495 (2.21%) IT Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3642 (16.29%) .NET
2 3581 (16.02%) HTML
3 2941 (13.16%) CSS
4 1835 (8.21%) ASP.NET
5 1449 (6.48%) jQuery
6 1434 (6.42%) AngularJS
7 1431 (6.40%) Web Services
8 1316 (5.89%) HTML5
9 1188 (5.31%) XML
10 861 (3.85%) ASP.NET MVC
11 800 (3.58%) CSS3
12 724 (3.24%) Spring
13 721 (3.23%) Node.js
14 701 (3.14%) .NET Framework
14 701 (3.14%) REST
15 556 (2.49%) WCF
16 493 (2.21%) JSON
17 472 (2.11%) J2EE
17 472 (2.11%) RESTful
18 468 (2.09%) React
Miscellaneous
1 8118 (36.32%) Computer Science
2 2986 (13.36%) Analytical Skills
3 2437 (10.90%) Mathematics
4 1144 (5.12%) Management Information System
5 1037 (4.64%) User Experience
6 952 (4.26%) Physics
7 885 (3.96%) Data Centre
8 802 (3.59%) Algorithms
9 644 (2.88%) Mobile App
10 623 (2.79%) Statistics
11 616 (2.76%) Visualisation
12 522 (2.34%) Enterprise Software
13 470 (2.10%) Fintech
14 415 (1.86%) Data Structures
15 359 (1.61%) Derivative
16 356 (1.59%) Hedge funds
17 304 (1.36%) Economics
18 303 (1.36%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
19 270 (1.21%) Social Media
20 243 (1.09%) iPad
Operating Systems
1 2685 (12.01%) Windows
2 2667 (11.93%) Linux
3 1236 (5.53%) Unix
4 721 (3.23%) Windows Server
5 601 (2.69%) Android
6 498 (2.23%) Apple iOS
7 349 (1.56%) Windows Server 2012
8 339 (1.52%) Windows 7
9 306 (1.37%) Windows Server 2008
10 198 (0.89%) Windows 10
11 151 (0.68%) Windows Server 2003
12 143 (0.64%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
13 142 (0.64%) Windows 8
14 139 (0.62%) Mac OS X
15 96 (0.43%) Solaris
16 87 (0.39%) Windows XP
17 79 (0.35%) CentOS
18 74 (0.33%) Ubuntu
19 64 (0.29%) Embedded Linux
20 47 (0.21%) Mac OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 6048 (27.06%) Agile Software Development
2 3508 (15.69%) Software Engineering
3 2565 (11.47%) Project Management
4 1922 (8.60%) Scrum
5 1891 (8.46%) OO
6 1876 (8.39%) ITIL
7 1758 (7.86%) Analytics
8 1651 (7.39%) MVC
9 1578 (7.06%) SDLC
10 1489 (6.66%) TDD
11 1360 (6.08%) Web Development
12 1226 (5.48%) Business Intelligence
13 1188 (5.31%) Mentoring
14 1146 (5.13%) PRINCE2
15 1138 (5.09%) Information Security
16 1033 (4.62%) E-Commerce
17 1008 (4.51%) CRM
18 964 (4.31%) Continuous Integration
19 931 (4.16%) Continuous Improvement
20 902 (4.04%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 5193 (23.23%) SQL
2 4393 (19.65%) Java
3 4073 (18.22%) C#
4 3838 (17.17%) JavaScript
5 2475 (11.07%) Python
6 2325 (10.40%) C++
7 1550 (6.93%) C
8 1276 (5.71%) PHP
9 698 (3.12%) T-SQL
10 640 (2.86%) Perl
11 579 (2.59%) R
12 569 (2.55%) Ruby
13 518 (2.32%) PowerShell
14 420 (1.88%) Scala
15 365 (1.63%) PL/SQL
16 336 (1.50%) Bash Shell
17 324 (1.45%) VB.NET
18 292 (1.31%) VB
19 290 (1.30%) VBA
20 272 (1.22%) MATLAB
Qualifications
1 832 (3.72%) Security Cleared
2 743 (3.32%) CISSP
3 665 (2.97%) Microsoft Certification
4 603 (2.70%) PhD
5 584 (2.61%) Cisco Certification
6 502 (2.25%) ISEB
7 457 (2.04%) CISM
8 432 (1.93%) SC Cleared
9 367 (1.64%) CISA
10 364 (1.63%) PMI Certification
11 358 (1.60%) CCNA
12 355 (1.59%) PMP
13 307 (1.37%) MCSE
14 306 (1.37%) ISTQB
15 285 (1.27%) ITIL Certification
16 283 (1.27%) CCNP
17 259 (1.16%) DV Cleared
18 195 (0.87%) CEH
19 190 (0.85%) MCP
20 178 (0.80%) HND
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1278 (5.72%) QA
2 555 (2.48%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 409 (1.83%) SLA
4 366 (1.64%) PCI DSS
5 243 (1.09%) Data Quality
6 107 (0.48%) COBIT
7 106 (0.47%) ISO 9001
8 98 (0.44%) MiFID
9 59 (0.26%) Sarbanes-Oxley
10 36 (0.16%) EMIR
11 32 (0.14%) ISO22301
12 30 (0.13%) ISO 9000
13 29 (0.13%) ISO 14001
13 29 (0.13%) ISO27002
14 24 (0.11%) ISO27005
15 22 (0.098%) P3O
15 22 (0.098%) SDET
16 21 (0.094%) FATCA
17 20 (0.089%) MISRA
18 19 (0.085%) Dodd-Frank
System Software
1 882 (3.95%) Active Directory
2 710 (3.18%) VMware Infrastructure
3 326 (1.46%) Hyper-V
4 231 (1.03%) Docker
5 160 (0.72%) Firmware
6 146 (0.65%) Virtual Machines
7 97 (0.43%) vSphere
8 76 (0.34%) VMware ESX
9 64 (0.29%) HDFS
9 64 (0.29%) XenApp
10 51 (0.23%) Virtual Servers
11 50 (0.22%) Terminal Services
12 44 (0.20%) NFS
13 37 (0.17%) Snort
13 37 (0.17%) Xen
14 35 (0.16%) VMware ESXi
15 33 (0.15%) Oracle RAC
16 32 (0.14%) Apache Flume
17 29 (0.13%) Apache ZooKeeper
17 29 (0.13%) VMware Workstation
Systems Management
1 325 (1.45%) Puppet
2 275 (1.23%) Opscode Chef
3 194 (0.87%) Ansible
4 157 (0.70%) SCCM
5 110 (0.49%) HP Quality Center
6 92 (0.41%) Nagios
7 82 (0.37%) SCVMM
8 75 (0.34%) SCOM
9 51 (0.23%) AirWatch
9 51 (0.23%) WSUS
10 48 (0.21%) Backup Exec
11 45 (0.20%) McAfee ePO
12 42 (0.19%) Graphite
12 42 (0.19%) logstash
13 39 (0.17%) Kibana
14 37 (0.17%) Cisco CUCM
15 36 (0.16%) Kubernetes
16 34 (0.15%) Salt
17 32 (0.14%) Control-M
18 29 (0.13%) Nmap
Vendors
1 3517 (15.73%) Microsoft
2 1969 (8.81%) Oracle
3 959 (4.29%) Cisco
4 921 (4.12%) VMware
5 699 (3.13%) SAP
6 523 (2.34%) HP
7 434 (1.94%) IBM
8 418 (1.87%) Google
9 347 (1.55%) Adobe
10 318 (1.42%) Citrix
11 313 (1.40%) CheckPoint
12 304 (1.36%) Juniper
12 304 (1.36%) Salesforce.com
13 292 (1.31%) Tableau
14 192 (0.86%) Red Hat
15 191 (0.85%) EMC
16 160 (0.72%) Palo Alto
17 156 (0.70%) Splunk
18 151 (0.68%) Zend
19 142 (0.64%) Apple
City, London
Client Server
Salary: £80k to £120k + bonus + benefits
Posted: 2 hours ago
Barnsley, South Yorkshire
Searchability
Salary: £25000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: 1 hour ago
Berkshire
Digitech Resourcing Ltd
Salary: From £30,000 to £45,000 per annum + benefits package & full training.
Posted: 23 hours ago
Central London / West End
Client Server
Salary: £75k to £90k + bonus + benefits
Posted: 2 hours ago
London
ClearCube Consulting
Salary: From £40,000 to £70,000 per annum
Posted: 18 hours ago
Wokingham, Berkshire
Oscar
Salary: £25000 - £38000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 1 hour ago
London
ClearCube Consulting
Salary: From £40,000 to £65,000 per annum
Posted: 18 hours ago
Isle of Man
Redrock Consulting Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £50000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 16 hours ago
Portsmouth, Hampshire
Experis Ltd
Posted: 3 hours ago
Hatfield, Hertfordshire
Understanding Recruitment
Salary: £40000 - £55000.00 per annum + be - shares, pens, health+
Posted: Yesterday
Bristol, Avon
Redrock Consulting Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Woking, Surrey
Informatiq Consulting
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Oscar
Salary: £25000 - £30000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 1 hour ago
London
Oho Group Ltd.
Salary: £30000 - £65000 per annum, Benefits bonus
Posted: Yesterday
Wembley, Middlesex
Mortimer Spinks
Salary: Extensive
Posted: 21 hours ago
London
Testing Circle Ltd
Salary: £23000 - £26000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
JM
Salary: £50000 - £65000 per annum + bonus
Posted: 19 hours ago
London
ClearCube Consulting
Salary: From £60,000 to £75,000 per annum
Posted: 17 hours ago
Bournemouth, Dorset
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 19 hours ago
Stoke-On-Trent, Staffordshire
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 30,000 - 35,000 + Benefits
Posted: 16 hours ago
Leicestershire
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Salary: £20000.00 - £35000.00 per annum
Posted: 17 hours ago
London
Parallel Consulting
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + Shares, Medical, Life Assurance
Posted: 2 hours ago
Hitchin, Hertfordshire
Oho Group Ltd.
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 15 hours ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
4it Recruitment Ltd
Salary: Up to £30,000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 19 hours ago
London
Informatiq Consulting
Salary: £25000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: 17 hours ago
City, London
Digital Pursuit Ltd
Salary: From £30,000 to £35,000 per annum Pension, healthcare
Posted: 15 hours ago
London
Testing Circle Ltd
Salary: £23000 - £26000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Cheltenham, Gloucestershire
ISL
Salary: £25000 - £30000 per annum
Posted: 19 hours ago
Maidenhead, Berkshire
Sanderson
Salary: £45000 - £65000 per annum + 10% Bonus
Posted: 17 hours ago
Central London / West End
Empiric.com
Salary: From £55,000 to £65,000 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 15 hours ago