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 26 March 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
26 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Degree
Rank 13 14 13
Rank change year-on-year
+1 -1
Permanent jobs citing Degree 14361 15877 15008
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 13.30% 14.06% 14.03%
As % of the Qualifications category 48.45% 51.72% 50.26%
Number of salaries quoted 11169 12555 12075
Average salary £45,000 £42,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.88% +6.25%
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
29642 30699 29862
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 27.44% 27.18% 27.92%
Number of salaries quoted 23278 24394 24147
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 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £65,000 £65,000
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 26 March 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 26 March 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 +1 13377 £45,000 +5.88% 2190
London -1 6016 £52,500 - 877
South East -1 2901 £42,500 - 437
City of London +3 1313 £52,500 - 263
East of England -5 1136 £42,500 +6.25% 214
Berkshire +2 891 £45,000 - 93
North West 0 823 £37,500 +7.14% 168
South West 0 773 £36,000 +7.46% 172
Yorkshire +1 660 £37,000 +5.71% 100
Surrey -4 652 £45,000 -5.26% 79
Manchester +2 577 £37,500 +7.14% 94
Cambridgeshire 0 525 £42,500 +6.25% 133
West Midlands -4 524 £37,500 -1.31% 100
Scotland +5 480 £44,000 +11.39% 81
Reading +2 467 £44,000 -2.22% 36
West Yorkshire +3 422 £40,000 +14.28% 62
East Midlands +1 415 £35,000 - 84
Cambridge 0 411 £42,500 +6.25% 114
Hampshire -8 411 £40,000 +2.56% 61
Leeds +9 329 £40,000 +14.28% 44
Hertfordshire -5 275 £42,500 +6.25% 42
Bristol -5 258 £40,000 +6.66% 72
Oxfordshire -1 237 £35,000 -12.50% 70
Nottinghamshire +8 231 £35,000 -12.50% 21
Edinburgh +3 225 £44,000 +18.91% 30
Buckinghamshire 0 225 £36,000 -7.09% 39
Nottingham +7 219 £35,000 -13.58% 19
West Sussex 0 184 £40,000 -5.88% 22
Essex +5 169 £45,000 +5.88% 18
Bracknell +6 164 £52,500 +20.00% 9

Degree
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 26 March 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 8802 (30.12%) Computer Science
2 7709 (26.38%) Finance
3 7222 (24.71%) SQL
4 6869 (23.51%) Agile Software Development
5 5600 (19.16%) Java
6 5528 (18.92%) C#
7 5182 (17.73%) Microsoft
8 5062 (17.32%) JavaScript
9 5047 (17.27%) .NET
10 4726 (16.17%) HTML
11 4581 (15.68%) SQL Server
12 4524 (15.48%) Windows
13 4454 (15.24%) Software Engineering
14 4347 (14.88%) Analytical Skills
15 3868 (13.24%) Project Management
16 3763 (12.88%) CSS
17 3542 (12.12%) MS Excel
18 3519 (12.04%) Linux
19 3047 (10.43%) C++
20 2884 (9.87%) Oracle
21 2823 (9.66%) OO
22 2704 (9.25%) ASP.NET
23 2484 (8.50%) Mathematics
24 2395 (8.20%) ITIL
25 2349 (8.04%) MVC
26 2254 (7.71%) XML
27 2251 (7.70%) jQuery
28 2203 (7.54%) Marketing
29 2162 (7.40%) Scrum
30 2115 (7.24%) TDD

Degree
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 26 March 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
1 989 (3.38%) SharePoint
2 704 (2.41%) Apache
3 652 (2.23%) IIS
4 605 (2.07%) MS Exchange
5 566 (1.94%) SAS
6 549 (1.88%) Tomcat
7 435 (1.49%) CMS
8 406 (1.39%) Node.js
9 323 (1.11%) WebLogic
10 271 (0.93%) JBoss
11 252 (0.86%) WebSphere
12 247 (0.85%) Exchange Server 2010
13 185 (0.63%) WordPress
14 171 (0.59%) Lync
15 160 (0.55%) Drupal
16 143 (0.49%) SharePoint 2010
17 122 (0.42%) Exchange Server 2013
18 115 (0.39%) SharePoint 2013
19 91 (0.31%) BizTalk Server
20 89 (0.30%) Apache Solr
Applications
1 3542 (12.12%) MS Excel
2 1610 (5.51%) MS Office
3 632 (2.16%) MS PowerPoint
4 459 (1.57%) MS Project
5 435 (1.49%) Photoshop
6 429 (1.47%) MS Visio
7 259 (0.89%) SPSS
8 193 (0.66%) Adobe Creative Suite
9 189 (0.65%) Adobe Illustrator
10 107 (0.37%) Spreadsheet
11 78 (0.27%) AutoCAD
12 72 (0.25%) InDesign
13 50 (0.17%) OmniGraffle
14 43 (0.15%) Acrobat
15 38 (0.13%) Fireworks
16 34 (0.12%) Simulink
17 25 (0.086%) InfoPath
18 22 (0.075%) Adobe After Effects
18 22 (0.075%) PowerPivot
19 19 (0.065%) Pro/ENGINEER
Business Applications
1 336 (1.15%) Dynamics CRM
2 287 (0.98%) Google Analytics
3 152 (0.52%) Oracle EBS
4 113 (0.39%) Magento
5 90 (0.31%) Dynamics AX
6 86 (0.29%) SAP FI
7 83 (0.28%) SAP CO
8 80 (0.27%) SAP FI/CO
9 66 (0.23%) Oracle ERP
10 62 (0.21%) Oracle Financials
11 56 (0.19%) Oracle EBS R12
12 50 (0.17%) Cognos Business Intelligence
12 50 (0.17%) SAP Oil and Gas
13 49 (0.17%) SAP R/3
14 45 (0.15%) Sophis RISQUE
15 43 (0.15%) SAP ERP
16 42 (0.14%) Agresso
17 41 (0.14%) SAP CRM
17 41 (0.14%) SAP SD
18 40 (0.14%) SiteCatalyst
Cloud Services
1 623 (2.13%) SaaS
2 309 (1.06%) Microsoft Azure
3 307 (1.05%) Amazon AWS
4 253 (0.87%) Cloud Computing
5 184 (0.63%) Office 365
6 130 (0.44%) GitHub
7 123 (0.42%) PaaS
8 104 (0.36%) IaaS
9 69 (0.24%) Amazon EC2
10 44 (0.15%) Force.com
11 38 (0.13%) Google Cloud Platform
12 28 (0.096%) SuccessFactors
13 27 (0.092%) Amazon S3
14 24 (0.082%) Google Apps
15 19 (0.065%) Google App Engine
16 16 (0.055%) Yammer
17 12 (0.041%) Route 53
17 12 (0.041%) Amazon EMR
18 10 (0.034%) Basecamp
19 9 (0.031%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
Communications & Networking
1 1043 (3.57%) Internet
2 1014 (3.47%) Firewall
3 955 (3.27%) TCP/IP
4 597 (2.04%) DNS
4 597 (2.04%) Wireless
5 576 (1.97%) LAN
6 573 (1.96%) WAN
7 561 (1.92%) VPN
8 526 (1.80%) SAN
9 476 (1.63%) Network Security
10 447 (1.53%) HTTP
11 329 (1.13%) DHCP
12 312 (1.07%) VoIP
13 217 (0.74%) MPLS
14 204 (0.70%) Intranet
14 204 (0.70%) SSL
15 186 (0.64%) Ethernet
16 174 (0.60%) BGP
17 168 (0.57%) VLAN
18 144 (0.49%) Cisco ASA
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4581 (15.68%) SQL Server
2 1409 (4.82%) MySQL
3 1380 (4.72%) Relational Database
4 792 (2.71%) Data Warehouse
5 774 (2.65%) SQL Server 2008
6 714 (2.44%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 691 (2.36%) Big Data
8 628 (2.15%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 546 (1.87%) Oracle Database
10 519 (1.78%) RDBMS
11 482 (1.65%) NoSQL
12 430 (1.47%) MongoDB
13 417 (1.43%) SQL Server 2012
14 398 (1.36%) Hadoop
15 382 (1.31%) SQL Server Analysis Services
16 351 (1.20%) Data Mining
17 304 (1.04%) PostgreSQL
18 296 (1.01%) SQL Server 2005
19 235 (0.80%) QlikView
20 220 (0.75%) MS Access
Development Applications
1 1166 (3.99%) Git (software)
2 935 (3.20%) Visual Studio
3 791 (2.71%) Subversion
4 587 (2.01%) Team Foundation Server
5 578 (1.98%) JIRA
6 571 (1.95%) Maven
7 501 (1.71%) Selenium
8 480 (1.64%) Eclipse
9 383 (1.31%) JUnit
10 379 (1.30%) NUnit
11 358 (1.23%) Jenkins
12 256 (0.88%) Ant
13 199 (0.68%) Rhino Mocks
14 170 (0.58%) Jasmine
15 161 (0.55%) TeamCity
16 147 (0.50%) Cucumber
17 136 (0.47%) WebDriver
18 135 (0.46%) Rational DOORS
19 131 (0.45%) Moq
20 113 (0.39%) Oracle Forms
General
1 7709 (26.38%) Finance
2 2203 (7.54%) Marketing
3 1975 (6.76%) Banking
4 1949 (6.67%) Telecoms
5 1334 (4.56%) Retail
6 698 (2.39%) Electronics
7 671 (2.30%) Manufacturing
8 607 (2.08%) Legal
9 596 (2.04%) Advertising
10 576 (1.97%) Games
11 520 (1.78%) Front Office
12 497 (1.70%) Investment Banking
13 448 (1.53%) Financial Institution
14 334 (1.14%) Automotive
15 332 (1.14%) Law
16 324 (1.11%) Aerospace
17 285 (0.98%) Publishing
18 279 (0.95%) Back Office
19 278 (0.95%) German Language
20 275 (0.94%) French Language
Job Titles
1 8800 (30.11%) Developer
2 4483 (15.34%) Analyst
3 2024 (6.93%) Consultant
4 1849 (6.33%) Software Engineer
5 1827 (6.25%) Graduate
6 1675 (5.73%) Java Developer
7 1657 (5.67%) Software Developer
8 1598 (5.47%) Junior
9 1402 (4.80%) Business Analyst
10 1388 (4.75%) C# Developer
11 1373 (4.70%) Project Manager
12 1248 (4.27%) .NET Developer
13 1179 (4.03%) Architect
14 1163 (3.98%) Senior Developer
15 967 (3.31%) Junior Developer
16 825 (2.82%) Support Analyst
17 783 (2.68%) Web Developer
18 769 (2.63%) C# .NET Developer
19 677 (2.32%) Graduate Developer
20 560 (1.92%) Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5047 (17.27%) .NET
2 4726 (16.17%) HTML
3 3763 (12.88%) CSS
4 2704 (9.25%) ASP.NET
5 2254 (7.71%) XML
6 2251 (7.70%) jQuery
7 2095 (7.17%) Web Services
8 1692 (5.79%) HTML5
9 1220 (4.17%) Spring
10 1040 (3.56%) .NET Framework
11 1000 (3.42%) ASP.NET MVC
12 952 (3.26%) CSS3
13 876 (3.00%) Ajax
14 822 (2.81%) J2EE
15 808 (2.76%) WCF
16 704 (2.41%) WPF
17 688 (2.35%) Hibernate
18 683 (2.34%) AngularJS
19 644 (2.20%) REST
20 628 (2.15%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 8802 (30.12%) Computer Science
2 4347 (14.88%) Analytical Skills
3 2484 (8.50%) Mathematics
4 1624 (5.56%) Management Information System
5 1261 (4.32%) User Experience
6 905 (3.10%) Open Source
7 811 (2.78%) Enterprise Software
8 783 (2.68%) Mobile App
9 770 (2.63%) Physics
10 715 (2.45%) Algorithms
11 655 (2.24%) Statistics
12 545 (1.86%) Hedge funds
13 536 (1.83%) Social Media
14 528 (1.81%) Visualisation
15 377 (1.29%) Data Structures
16 376 (1.29%) Derivative
17 338 (1.16%) Client/Server
18 318 (1.09%) Economics
19 275 (0.94%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
20 231 (0.79%) Embedded Systems
Operating Systems
1 4524 (15.48%) Windows
2 3519 (12.04%) Linux
3 2024 (6.93%) UNIX
4 1013 (3.47%) Android
5 796 (2.72%) Apple iOS
6 768 (2.63%) Windows Server 2008
7 476 (1.63%) Windows 7
8 406 (1.39%) Windows Server 2012
9 368 (1.26%) Windows Server 2003
10 284 (0.97%) Windows XP
11 272 (0.93%) Solaris
12 258 (0.88%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
13 150 (0.51%) Windows 8
14 133 (0.46%) Mac OS X
15 120 (0.41%) Ubuntu
16 107 (0.37%) CentOS
17 91 (0.31%) AIX
18 76 (0.26%) Debian
19 73 (0.25%) HPUX
20 72 (0.25%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 6869 (23.51%) Agile Software Development
2 4454 (15.24%) Software Engineering
3 3868 (13.24%) Project Management
4 2823 (9.66%) OO
5 2395 (8.20%) ITIL
6 2349 (8.04%) MVC
7 2162 (7.40%) Scrum
8 2115 (7.24%) TDD
9 1778 (6.08%) Analytics
10 1745 (5.97%) PRINCE2
11 1530 (5.24%) Business Intelligence
12 1419 (4.86%) E-Commerce
13 1384 (4.74%) CRM
14 1369 (4.68%) Mentoring
15 1201 (4.11%) Business Analysis
16 1125 (3.85%) Unit Testing
17 1087 (3.72%) Web Development
18 1045 (3.58%) Service Delivery
19 1003 (3.43%) Stakeholder Management
20 977 (3.34%) Continuous Integration
Programming Languages
1 7222 (24.71%) SQL
2 5600 (19.16%) Java
3 5528 (18.92%) C#
4 5062 (17.32%) JavaScript
5 3047 (10.43%) C++
6 2000 (6.84%) Python
7 1780 (6.09%) C
8 1396 (4.78%) PHP
9 939 (3.21%) T-SQL
10 883 (3.02%) Perl
11 655 (2.24%) VB.NET
12 574 (1.96%) Ruby
13 541 (1.85%) VB
14 528 (1.81%) PL/SQL
15 509 (1.74%) VBA
16 414 (1.42%) PowerShell
17 369 (1.26%) Bash Shell
18 363 (1.24%) Shell Script
19 312 (1.07%) MATLAB
20 299 (1.02%) R
Qualifications
1 989 (3.38%) Microsoft Certification
2 898 (3.07%) Security Cleared
3 759 (2.60%) ISEB
4 729 (2.49%) Cisco Certification
5 551 (1.89%) SC Cleared
6 526 (1.80%) PMI Certification
7 446 (1.53%) MCSE
8 443 (1.52%) CCNA
9 429 (1.47%) CISSP
10 426 (1.46%) PhD
11 417 (1.43%) PMP
12 386 (1.32%) ISTQB
13 373 (1.28%) HND
14 353 (1.21%) ITIL Certification
15 316 (1.08%) PRINCE2 Certification
16 310 (1.06%) CCNP
17 300 (1.03%) MCP
18 249 (0.85%) MBA
19 234 (0.80%) CISM
20 209 (0.72%) MCITP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1801 (6.16%) QA
2 782 (2.68%) SLA
3 341 (1.17%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 323 (1.11%) ISO 9001
5 244 (0.83%) PCI DSS
6 89 (0.30%) Sarbanes-Oxley
7 83 (0.28%) COBIT
8 74 (0.25%) ISO 9000
9 70 (0.24%) Data Quality
10 28 (0.096%) EMIR
10 28 (0.096%) ISO 14001
11 26 (0.089%) JSP 440
12 25 (0.086%) Dodd-Frank
12 25 (0.086%) IEC 61508
12 25 (0.086%) DO-178B
13 23 (0.079%) JTAG
14 22 (0.075%) Solvency II
15 20 (0.068%) DO-254
15 20 (0.068%) HL7
16 19 (0.065%) Basel II
System Software
1 1423 (4.87%) Active Directory
2 889 (3.04%) VMware Infrastructure
3 278 (0.95%) Hyper-V
4 233 (0.80%) vSphere
5 211 (0.72%) Firmware
6 139 (0.48%) XenApp
7 128 (0.44%) VMware ESXi
8 107 (0.37%) XenDesktop
9 106 (0.36%) VMware ESX
10 80 (0.27%) Oracle RAC
11 69 (0.24%) NFS
12 53 (0.18%) Microsoft App-V
13 52 (0.18%) KVM
14 49 (0.17%) Terminal Services
15 48 (0.16%) Xen
16 45 (0.15%) Docker
17 40 (0.14%) Varnish
18 36 (0.12%) XenServer
18 36 (0.12%) VMware Workstation
19 33 (0.11%) iptables
Systems Management
1 296 (1.01%) Puppet
2 231 (0.79%) Opscode Chef
3 219 (0.75%) SCCM
4 199 (0.68%) Nagios
5 125 (0.43%) HP Quality Center
6 122 (0.42%) SCOM
7 66 (0.23%) Ansible
8 54 (0.18%) Vagrant
9 53 (0.18%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
10 51 (0.17%) OpenView
11 48 (0.16%) Tivoli
12 47 (0.16%) Cacti
13 46 (0.16%) Salt
14 43 (0.15%) Data Guard
14 43 (0.15%) Backup Exec
15 42 (0.14%) Graphite
16 34 (0.12%) NetBackup
16 34 (0.12%) Norton AntiVirus
17 33 (0.11%) WSUS
18 32 (0.11%) Control-M
Vendors
1 5182 (17.73%) Microsoft
2 2884 (9.87%) Oracle
3 1375 (4.71%) VMware
4 1058 (3.62%) Cisco
5 1025 (3.51%) SAP
6 711 (2.43%) Citrix
7 685 (2.34%) Google
8 596 (2.04%) HP
9 502 (1.72%) Adobe
10 481 (1.65%) IBM
11 393 (1.34%) Salesforce.com
12 350 (1.20%) Red Hat
13 323 (1.11%) Business Objects
14 232 (0.79%) EMC
15 228 (0.78%) Cognos
16 225 (0.77%) Tableau
17 203 (0.69%) Juniper
18 202 (0.69%) Informatica
19 190 (0.65%) Sybase
20 180 (0.62%) NetApp
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