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 3 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
3 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Degree
Rank 13 14 13
Rank change year-on-year
+1 -1
Permanent jobs citing Degree 15519 17046 15236
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 14.02% 14.43% 14.03%
As % of the Qualifications category 51.55% 52.85% 50.83%
Number of salaries quoted 12030 13401 12111
Average salary £45,000 £42,500 £41,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.88% +3.65%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £70,000 £67,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%

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
30106 32256 29975
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 27.20% 27.31% 27.60%
Number of salaries quoted 23879 25494 24281
Average salary £45,000 £44,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.27% +3.52%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £65,000 £67,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,000 £41,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.43% +2.50%

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 3 July 2015 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 3 July 2015. 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 0 14388 £45,000 +3.44% 2272
London 0 6648 £52,000 +4.00% 930
South East -1 3071 £42,500 +2.40% 430
City of London +1 1364 £52,500 +5.00% 264
East of England -3 1234 £41,500 +3.75% 255
South West 0 851 £35,000 - 161
Berkshire +4 830 £47,500 +18.75% 100
North West +1 822 £40,000 +6.66% 158
Surrey -3 683 £45,000 - 89
Yorkshire -2 592 £35,500 +1.42% 86
West Midlands -2 582 £34,500 -8.00% 126
Cambridgeshire 0 550 £42,500 +10.38% 126
East Midlands 0 493 £35,000 -6.66% 72
Scotland +6 488 £39,000 -2.50% 91
Hampshire -6 481 £38,000 -5.00% 60
Cambridge 0 464 £42,500 +10.38% 114
Manchester +1 462 £37,500 +2.73% 97
Reading +10 406 £44,750 +9.14% 51
West Yorkshire +2 383 £40,000 +14.28% 65
Bristol 0 361 £37,500 - 60
Buckinghamshire 0 300 £40,000 - 34
Oxfordshire +4 290 £40,000 +3.89% 42
Hertfordshire -5 281 £42,500 +6.25% 64
Leeds +4 267 £40,000 +14.28% 39
Edinburgh +4 232 £40,000 +1.91% 46
Nottinghamshire +2 213 £35,000 +7.69% 31
Nottingham -1 206 £35,000 +4.47% 28
Birmingham -9 187 £35,000 -22.22% 40
Cheshire +1 184 £40,000 +6.66% 35
Essex +2 167 £38,000 -5.00% 28

Degree
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 3 July 2015, 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 9676 (31.82%) Computer Science
2 8408 (27.65%) Finance
3 7800 (25.65%) SQL
4 7627 (25.08%) Agile Software Development
5 6137 (20.18%) Java
6 5603 (18.42%) C#
7 5175 (17.02%) .NET
8 5108 (16.80%) Microsoft
9 4953 (16.29%) JavaScript
10 4918 (16.17%) SQL Server
11 4804 (15.80%) Analytical Skills
12 4659 (15.32%) HTML
13 4658 (15.32%) Software Engineering
14 4634 (15.24%) Windows
15 4036 (13.27%) Project Management
16 3665 (12.05%) CSS
17 3630 (11.94%) Linux
18 3515 (11.56%) MS Excel
19 3302 (10.86%) Oracle
20 3254 (10.70%) C++
21 2902 (9.54%) OO
22 2831 (9.31%) Mathematics
23 2606 (8.57%) ASP.NET
24 2390 (7.86%) SDLC
25 2384 (7.84%) ITIL
26 2380 (7.83%) Marketing
27 2319 (7.63%) Scrum
28 2288 (7.52%) XML
29 2260 (7.43%) MVC
30 2181 (7.17%) Python

Degree
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 3 July 2015, 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
1 973 (3.20%) SharePoint
2 687 (2.26%) SAS
3 664 (2.18%) Apache
4 639 (2.10%) IIS
5 544 (1.79%) Tomcat
6 539 (1.77%) MS Exchange
7 429 (1.41%) Node.js
8 427 (1.40%) CMS
9 375 (1.23%) WebLogic
10 357 (1.17%) JBoss
11 290 (0.95%) WebSphere
12 192 (0.63%) Exchange Server 2010
13 151 (0.50%) Lync
14 143 (0.47%) Drupal
14 143 (0.47%) WordPress
15 137 (0.45%) SharePoint 2013
16 122 (0.40%) OpenStack
17 121 (0.40%) SharePoint 2010
18 111 (0.36%) Apache Spark
19 106 (0.35%) nginx
Applications
1 3515 (11.56%) MS Excel
2 1677 (5.51%) MS Office
3 648 (2.13%) MS PowerPoint
4 421 (1.38%) MS Project
5 418 (1.37%) Photoshop
6 409 (1.34%) MS Visio
7 353 (1.16%) SPSS
8 189 (0.62%) Adobe Illustrator
9 169 (0.56%) Adobe Creative Suite
10 147 (0.48%) Spreadsheet
11 72 (0.24%) InDesign
12 66 (0.22%) AutoCAD
13 55 (0.18%) OmniGraffle
14 47 (0.15%) Fireworks
15 42 (0.14%) SOLIDWORKS
16 37 (0.12%) Adobe After Effects
17 36 (0.12%) PowerPivot
18 27 (0.089%) PTC Creo
18 27 (0.089%) InfoPath
18 27 (0.089%) Pro/ENGINEER
Business Applications
1 293 (0.96%) Dynamics CRM
2 183 (0.60%) Oracle EBS
3 139 (0.46%) Magento
4 102 (0.34%) Dynamics AX
5 92 (0.30%) Oracle EBS R12
6 71 (0.23%) SAP ERP
7 70 (0.23%) Oracle Financials
8 62 (0.20%) SAP Oil and Gas
9 59 (0.19%) Oracle BPM
10 57 (0.19%) Oracle ERP
11 55 (0.18%) Dynamics NAV
12 49 (0.16%) Markit EDM
13 46 (0.15%) Oracle General Ledger
13 46 (0.15%) SAP FI
14 44 (0.14%) WebTrends
14 44 (0.14%) Oracle Applications
15 43 (0.14%) SAP CO
15 43 (0.14%) Unica
16 42 (0.14%) Cognos Business Intelligence
17 41 (0.13%) SAP FI/CO
Cloud Services
1 747 (2.46%) SaaS
2 635 (2.09%) Amazon AWS
3 398 (1.31%) Microsoft Azure
4 268 (0.88%) Google Analytics
5 262 (0.86%) Cloud Computing
6 220 (0.72%) Office 365
7 147 (0.48%) PaaS
8 134 (0.44%) IaaS
9 129 (0.42%) GitHub
10 84 (0.28%) Google Cloud Platform
11 80 (0.26%) Amazon EC2
12 57 (0.19%) SuccessFactors
13 49 (0.16%) Adobe Analytics
14 41 (0.13%) Force.com
15 36 (0.12%) Google App Engine
16 26 (0.085%) Taleo
17 24 (0.079%) Heroku
18 20 (0.066%) Amazon EMR
19 19 (0.062%) HP Helion
20 17 (0.056%) Google Apps
Communications & Networking
1 1029 (3.38%) Internet
2 1020 (3.35%) Firewall
3 874 (2.87%) TCP/IP
4 600 (1.97%) LAN
5 590 (1.94%) DNS
6 574 (1.89%) Wireless
7 547 (1.80%) WAN
8 524 (1.72%) Network Security
9 444 (1.46%) HTTP
10 437 (1.44%) SAN
11 436 (1.43%) VPN
12 334 (1.10%) VoIP
13 328 (1.08%) DHCP
14 185 (0.61%) SSL
15 184 (0.61%) BGP
16 181 (0.60%) MPLS
17 174 (0.57%) Intranet
18 172 (0.57%) Ethernet
19 165 (0.54%) OSPF
20 152 (0.50%) Broadband
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4918 (16.17%) SQL Server
2 1496 (4.92%) Relational Database
3 1446 (4.75%) MySQL
4 887 (2.92%) Big Data
5 886 (2.91%) Data Warehouse
6 739 (2.43%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 706 (2.32%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 677 (2.23%) SQL Server 2008
9 657 (2.16%) Oracle Database
10 612 (2.01%) NoSQL
11 575 (1.89%) RDBMS
12 491 (1.61%) MongoDB
13 456 (1.50%) Hadoop
14 416 (1.37%) SQL Server Analysis Services
15 392 (1.29%) Data Mining
16 376 (1.24%) SQL Server 2012
17 323 (1.06%) PostgreSQL
18 257 (0.85%) Oracle Database 11g
19 251 (0.83%) QlikView
20 246 (0.81%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 1281 (4.21%) Git (software)
2 1026 (3.37%) Visual Studio
3 728 (2.39%) Subversion
4 683 (2.25%) JIRA
5 643 (2.11%) Maven
6 608 (2.00%) Selenium
7 595 (1.96%) Team Foundation Server
8 521 (1.71%) Jenkins
9 379 (1.25%) Eclipse
10 353 (1.16%) NUnit
11 320 (1.05%) JUnit
12 287 (0.94%) Ant
13 221 (0.73%) TeamCity
14 159 (0.52%) Cucumber
15 156 (0.51%) WebDriver
16 146 (0.48%) Moq
17 144 (0.47%) Rhino Mocks
18 126 (0.41%) Jasmine
19 117 (0.38%) Hudson
20 105 (0.35%) Oracle Forms
General
1 8408 (27.65%) Finance
2 2380 (7.83%) Marketing
3 2023 (6.65%) Banking
4 1763 (5.80%) Telecoms
5 1618 (5.32%) Retail
6 741 (2.44%) Games
7 705 (2.32%) Manufacturing
8 672 (2.21%) Electronics
9 648 (2.13%) Legal
10 594 (1.95%) Front Office
11 508 (1.67%) Advertising
12 493 (1.62%) Investment Banking
13 479 (1.58%) Law
14 425 (1.40%) Financial Institution
15 370 (1.22%) Back Office
16 355 (1.17%) Automotive
17 307 (1.01%) Publishing
18 275 (0.90%) Aerospace
19 256 (0.84%) German Language
20 240 (0.79%) French Language
Job Titles
1 9177 (30.18%) Developer
2 4804 (15.80%) Analyst
3 2081 (6.84%) Consultant
4 1983 (6.52%) Graduate
5 1960 (6.45%) Software Engineer
6 1734 (5.70%) Junior
7 1704 (5.60%) Java Developer
8 1626 (5.35%) Software Developer
9 1498 (4.93%) Business Analyst
10 1414 (4.65%) C# Developer
11 1386 (4.56%) Architect
12 1294 (4.26%) Project Manager
13 1288 (4.24%) .NET Developer
14 1201 (3.95%) Senior Developer
15 1050 (3.45%) Junior Developer
16 800 (2.63%) Support Analyst
17 792 (2.60%) C# .NET Developer
18 749 (2.46%) Web Developer
19 703 (2.31%) Graduate Developer
20 576 (1.89%) Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5175 (17.02%) .NET
2 4659 (15.32%) HTML
3 3665 (12.05%) CSS
4 2606 (8.57%) ASP.NET
5 2288 (7.52%) XML
6 2095 (6.89%) Web Services
7 2052 (6.75%) jQuery
8 1565 (5.15%) HTML5
9 1258 (4.14%) Spring
10 1027 (3.38%) ASP.NET MVC
11 976 (3.21%) .NET Framework
12 839 (2.76%) CSS3
13 832 (2.74%) AngularJS
14 809 (2.66%) Ajax
15 785 (2.58%) J2EE
16 758 (2.49%) WCF
17 728 (2.39%) REST
18 676 (2.22%) Hibernate
19 669 (2.20%) SOAP
20 666 (2.19%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 9676 (31.82%) Computer Science
2 4804 (15.80%) Analytical Skills
3 2831 (9.31%) Mathematics
4 1749 (5.75%) Management Information System
5 1343 (4.42%) User Experience
6 938 (3.08%) Physics
7 904 (2.97%) Data Centre
8 881 (2.90%) Algorithms
9 865 (2.84%) Mobile App
10 822 (2.70%) Enterprise Software
11 752 (2.47%) Statistics
12 681 (2.24%) Visualisation
13 621 (2.04%) Hedge funds
14 576 (1.89%) Social Media
15 513 (1.69%) Data Structures
16 407 (1.34%) Derivative
17 352 (1.16%) Client/Server
18 351 (1.15%) Economics
19 328 (1.08%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
20 288 (0.95%) Equities
Operating Systems
1 4634 (15.24%) Windows
2 3630 (11.94%) Linux
3 1892 (6.22%) UNIX
4 1121 (3.69%) Android
5 1030 (3.39%) Apple iOS
6 671 (2.21%) Windows Server 2008
7 445 (1.46%) Windows Server 2012
8 444 (1.46%) Windows 7
9 303 (1.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 298 (0.98%) Windows Server 2003
11 250 (0.82%) Solaris
12 236 (0.78%) Windows XP
13 177 (0.58%) Windows 8
14 167 (0.55%) CentOS
15 141 (0.46%) Mac OS X
16 133 (0.44%) Ubuntu
17 101 (0.33%) AIX
18 93 (0.31%) Windows Phone
19 91 (0.30%) Windows Mobile
20 79 (0.26%) Debian
Processes & Methodologies
1 7627 (25.08%) Agile Software Development
2 4658 (15.32%) Software Engineering
3 4036 (13.27%) Project Management
4 2902 (9.54%) OO
5 2390 (7.86%) SDLC
6 2384 (7.84%) ITIL
7 2319 (7.63%) Scrum
8 2260 (7.43%) MVC
9 2162 (7.11%) TDD
10 2131 (7.01%) Analytics
11 1753 (5.76%) PRINCE2
12 1709 (5.62%) Business Intelligence
13 1459 (4.80%) Mentoring
14 1440 (4.74%) CRM
15 1436 (4.72%) E-Commerce
16 1292 (4.25%) Business Analysis
17 1129 (3.71%) Stakeholder Management
18 1112 (3.66%) Unit Testing
19 1070 (3.52%) Continuous Integration
20 1014 (3.33%) Continuous Improvement
Programming Languages
1 7800 (25.65%) SQL
2 6137 (20.18%) Java
3 5603 (18.42%) C#
4 4953 (16.29%) JavaScript
5 3254 (10.70%) C++
6 2181 (7.17%) Python
7 1836 (6.04%) C
8 1414 (4.65%) PHP
9 1010 (3.32%) T-SQL
10 906 (2.98%) Perl
11 675 (2.22%) VB.NET
12 660 (2.17%) Ruby
13 607 (2.00%) PL/SQL
14 527 (1.73%) VB
15 495 (1.63%) VBA
16 460 (1.51%) R
17 453 (1.49%) PowerShell
18 408 (1.34%) Objective-C
19 391 (1.29%) Shell Script
20 363 (1.19%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 959 (3.15%) Microsoft Certification
2 958 (3.15%) Security Cleared
3 785 (2.58%) Cisco Certification
4 736 (2.42%) ISEB
5 588 (1.93%) SC Cleared
6 549 (1.81%) CISSP
7 529 (1.74%) PMI Certification
8 484 (1.59%) CCNA
9 446 (1.47%) MCSE
10 426 (1.40%) PhD
11 395 (1.30%) ITIL Certification
12 393 (1.29%) ISTQB
13 388 (1.28%) PMP
14 368 (1.21%) HND
15 357 (1.17%) CCNP
16 297 (0.98%) CISM
17 291 (0.96%) PRINCE2 Certification
18 258 (0.85%) MCP
19 215 (0.71%) MBA
20 214 (0.70%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1975 (6.49%) QA
2 668 (2.20%) SLA
3 422 (1.39%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 236 (0.78%) PCI DSS
5 229 (0.75%) ISO 9001
6 136 (0.45%) Sarbanes-Oxley
7 107 (0.35%) COBIT
8 86 (0.28%) Data Quality
9 53 (0.17%) ISO 9000
10 46 (0.15%) EMIR
11 34 (0.11%) MiFID
12 28 (0.092%) HL7
12 28 (0.092%) ISO 14001
13 27 (0.089%) Dodd-Frank
14 25 (0.082%) CRD IV
15 20 (0.066%) JSP 440
16 18 (0.059%) WCAG
16 18 (0.059%) TickIT
17 16 (0.053%) SNOMED CT
17 16 (0.053%) Solvency II
System Software
1 1261 (4.15%) Active Directory
2 856 (2.81%) VMware Infrastructure
3 240 (0.79%) Hyper-V
4 186 (0.61%) vSphere
5 179 (0.59%) Firmware
6 159 (0.52%) XenApp
7 114 (0.37%) VMware ESX
8 104 (0.34%) XenDesktop
8 104 (0.34%) VMware ESXi
9 93 (0.31%) Docker
10 90 (0.30%) Oracle RAC
11 76 (0.25%) KVM
12 66 (0.22%) Xen
13 54 (0.18%) Microsoft App-V
13 54 (0.18%) NFS
14 42 (0.14%) VirtualBox
15 39 (0.13%) Terminal Services
16 38 (0.12%) Varnish
17 36 (0.12%) LXC
18 33 (0.11%) iptables
Systems Management
1 371 (1.22%) Puppet
2 231 (0.76%) Opscode Chef
3 208 (0.68%) SCCM
4 195 (0.64%) Nagios
5 129 (0.42%) HP Quality Center
6 118 (0.39%) SCOM
7 73 (0.24%) Graphite
8 71 (0.23%) Vagrant
8 71 (0.23%) Ansible
9 59 (0.19%) Cacti
10 55 (0.18%) ZABBIX
11 52 (0.17%) Data Guard
12 51 (0.17%) OpenView
13 46 (0.15%) Salt
14 45 (0.15%) WSUS
15 44 (0.14%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
16 43 (0.14%) Backup Exec
17 37 (0.12%) Oracle RMAN
17 37 (0.12%) SolarWinds Orion
18 34 (0.11%) logstash
Vendors
1 5108 (16.80%) Microsoft
2 3302 (10.86%) Oracle
3 1263 (4.15%) VMware
4 1095 (3.60%) Cisco
5 1002 (3.29%) SAP
6 757 (2.49%) Google
7 671 (2.21%) Citrix
8 564 (1.85%) HP
9 528 (1.74%) IBM
10 521 (1.71%) Adobe
11 383 (1.26%) Red Hat
12 350 (1.15%) Business Objects
13 349 (1.15%) Salesforce.com
14 334 (1.10%) Tableau
15 264 (0.87%) Juniper
16 211 (0.69%) Apple
17 209 (0.69%) Cognos
18 198 (0.65%) Informatica
19 183 (0.60%) F5
20 179 (0.59%) EMC
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