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 30 January 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
30 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Degree
Rank 13 14 13
Rank change year-on-year
+1 -1
Permanent jobs citing Degree 13844 14645 15928
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 13.07% 14.28% 14.56%
As % of the Qualifications category 47.32% 52.37% 51.82%
Number of salaries quoted 10825 11414 13193
Average salary £43,900 £42,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+3.29% +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 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,000
% change year-on-year
- +8.10%

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
29255 27965 30740
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 27.63% 27.26% 28.10%
Number of salaries quoted 23431 21963 25717
Average salary £45,000 £43,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+3.44% +2.35%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £62,500 £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 30 January 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 30 January 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 12787 £45,000 +5.88% 2248
London -1 5585 £52,000 +4.00% 892
South East -1 2911 £42,000 -1.17% 441
City of London -2 1156 £54,000 +2.85% 277
East of England -6 1137 £42,500 +6.25% 201
Berkshire -1 837 £45,000 - 108
South West +1 813 £35,000 +7.69% 189
North West +1 754 £39,000 +8.33% 184
Surrey 0 675 £45,000 - 96
Yorkshire +1 609 £37,250 -0.66% 101
Cambridgeshire 0 546 £41,500 +3.75% 114
Scotland +4 531 £42,500 +6.25% 94
Manchester +3 505 £37,250 +3.47% 112
Cambridge +1 463 £40,000 - 97
Reading +2 461 £42,500 -5.55% 45
West Midlands -7 460 £37,500 +7.14% 102
Hampshire -8 441 £40,000 +1.26% 66
East Midlands -1 432 £37,500 +15.38% 84
West Yorkshire +15 404 £40,000 +11.11% 69
Leeds +21 320 £40,000 +14.28% 40
Bristol -2 285 £37,500 - 81
Hertfordshire -9 283 £45,000 +12.50% 35
Nottinghamshire +10 246 £37,500 +33.92% 21
Edinburgh +6 246 £44,000 +17.33% 40
Nottingham +9 220 £40,000 +42.85% 19
Buckinghamshire +2 217 £38,500 +5.47% 35
Oxfordshire 0 214 £35,000 -17.64% 56
Glasgow +8 184 £42,500 +6.25% 38
East Sussex -2 179 £36,750 -8.12% 11
Birmingham -6 174 £41,250 -2.94% 25

Degree
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 30 January 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 8792 (30.16%) Computer Science
2 7492 (25.70%) Finance
3 7198 (24.69%) SQL
4 6640 (22.78%) Agile Software Development
5 5615 (19.26%) Java
6 5598 (19.20%) C#
7 5283 (18.12%) Microsoft
8 5131 (17.60%) .NET
9 4969 (17.05%) JavaScript
10 4738 (16.25%) HTML
11 4628 (15.88%) SQL Server
12 4450 (15.27%) Windows
13 4427 (15.19%) Software Engineering
14 4230 (14.51%) Analytical Skills
15 3901 (13.38%) Project Management
16 3771 (12.94%) CSS
17 3583 (12.29%) MS Excel
18 3566 (12.23%) Linux
19 3129 (10.73%) C++
20 2933 (10.06%) Oracle
21 2929 (10.05%) OO
22 2720 (9.33%) ASP.NET
23 2553 (8.76%) Mathematics
24 2334 (8.01%) ITIL
25 2288 (7.85%) MVC
26 2268 (7.78%) XML
27 2252 (7.73%) jQuery
28 2250 (7.72%) Marketing
29 2143 (7.35%) UNIX
30 2120 (7.27%) Scrum

Degree
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 30 January 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 1062 (3.64%) SharePoint
2 730 (2.50%) Apache
3 682 (2.34%) IIS
4 610 (2.09%) MS Exchange
5 594 (2.04%) Tomcat
6 560 (1.92%) SAS
7 436 (1.50%) CMS
8 359 (1.23%) Node.js
9 338 (1.16%) WebLogic
10 294 (1.01%) JBoss
11 292 (1.00%) WebSphere
12 251 (0.86%) Exchange Server 2010
13 192 (0.66%) WordPress
14 164 (0.56%) Drupal
15 154 (0.53%) SharePoint 2010
16 148 (0.51%) Lync
17 104 (0.36%) SharePoint 2013
18 100 (0.34%) Apache Solr
19 98 (0.34%) Exchange Server 2007
20 96 (0.33%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 3583 (12.29%) MS Excel
2 1645 (5.64%) MS Office
3 634 (2.18%) MS PowerPoint
4 469 (1.61%) MS Visio
5 457 (1.57%) MS Project
6 401 (1.38%) Photoshop
7 223 (0.77%) SPSS
8 184 (0.63%) Adobe Illustrator
9 145 (0.50%) Adobe Creative Suite
10 110 (0.38%) Spreadsheet
11 71 (0.24%) AutoCAD
12 69 (0.24%) InDesign
13 54 (0.19%) Simulink
14 49 (0.17%) Acrobat
15 38 (0.13%) OmniGraffle
16 33 (0.11%) Fireworks
17 27 (0.093%) PowerPivot
18 26 (0.089%) InfoPath
19 19 (0.065%) FastStats
20 16 (0.055%) CPLEX
Business Applications
1 319 (1.09%) Dynamics CRM
2 276 (0.95%) Google Analytics
3 190 (0.65%) Oracle EBS
4 107 (0.37%) SAP FI
5 103 (0.35%) SAP CO
6 101 (0.35%) Magento
7 100 (0.34%) SAP FI/CO
8 88 (0.30%) Dynamics AX
9 85 (0.29%) Oracle ERP
10 70 (0.24%) Oracle Financials
11 60 (0.21%) Sophis RISQUE
12 57 (0.20%) SAP R/3
13 51 (0.17%) Oracle Applications
13 51 (0.17%) Oracle EBS R12
14 46 (0.16%) SAP BPC
14 46 (0.16%) SAP CRM
15 42 (0.14%) Agresso
16 41 (0.14%) SAP Oil and Gas
17 39 (0.13%) SAP SD
17 39 (0.13%) Cognos Business Intelligence
Cloud Services
1 529 (1.81%) SaaS
2 299 (1.03%) Microsoft Azure
3 269 (0.92%) Amazon AWS
4 241 (0.83%) Cloud Computing
5 173 (0.59%) Office 365
6 129 (0.44%) GitHub
7 77 (0.26%) PaaS
8 66 (0.23%) IaaS
9 63 (0.22%) Amazon EC2
10 48 (0.16%) Force.com
11 40 (0.14%) Yammer
12 28 (0.096%) Google Apps
13 26 (0.089%) Google Cloud Platform
13 26 (0.089%) SuccessFactors
14 22 (0.075%) Amazon S3
15 12 (0.041%) Taleo
16 8 (0.027%) CloudBees
17 7 (0.024%) Google Compute Engine
17 7 (0.024%) Google App Engine
18 6 (0.021%) Route 53
Communications & Networking
1 1041 (3.57%) Internet
2 1015 (3.48%) TCP/IP
3 952 (3.27%) Firewall
4 607 (2.08%) DNS
5 557 (1.91%) WAN
6 554 (1.90%) SAN
7 551 (1.89%) VPN
8 544 (1.87%) LAN
9 522 (1.79%) Wireless
10 493 (1.69%) HTTP
11 426 (1.46%) Network Security
12 341 (1.17%) DHCP
13 295 (1.01%) VoIP
14 260 (0.89%) Intranet
15 236 (0.81%) MPLS
16 215 (0.74%) VLAN
17 203 (0.70%) SSL
18 197 (0.68%) Ethernet
19 175 (0.60%) BGP
20 136 (0.47%) FTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4628 (15.88%) SQL Server
2 1544 (5.30%) MySQL
3 1338 (4.59%) Relational Database
4 766 (2.63%) SQL Server 2008
5 752 (2.58%) Data Warehouse
6 751 (2.58%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 655 (2.25%) Big Data
8 624 (2.14%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 525 (1.80%) Oracle Database
10 506 (1.74%) RDBMS
11 449 (1.54%) NoSQL
12 413 (1.42%) SQL Server 2012
13 410 (1.41%) MongoDB
14 399 (1.37%) Hadoop
15 366 (1.26%) SQL Server Analysis Services
16 347 (1.19%) PostgreSQL
17 326 (1.12%) Data Mining
18 305 (1.05%) SQL Server 2005
19 228 (0.78%) QlikView
20 203 (0.70%) MS Access
Development Applications
1 1168 (4.01%) Git (software)
2 947 (3.25%) Visual Studio
3 798 (2.74%) Subversion
4 584 (2.00%) Team Foundation Server
5 546 (1.87%) JIRA
6 542 (1.86%) Maven
7 515 (1.77%) Selenium
8 500 (1.72%) Eclipse
9 423 (1.45%) JUnit
10 375 (1.29%) NUnit
11 366 (1.26%) Jenkins
12 226 (0.78%) Ant
13 216 (0.74%) Rhino Mocks
14 175 (0.60%) Cucumber
15 159 (0.55%) TeamCity
16 155 (0.53%) Jasmine
17 150 (0.51%) WebDriver
18 138 (0.47%) Mockito
19 133 (0.46%) Rational DOORS
20 123 (0.42%) Moq
General
1 7492 (25.70%) Finance
2 2250 (7.72%) Marketing
3 1940 (6.66%) Banking
4 1832 (6.28%) Telecoms
5 1290 (4.43%) Retail
6 717 (2.46%) Manufacturing
7 677 (2.32%) Electronics
8 651 (2.23%) Legal
9 600 (2.06%) Advertising
10 531 (1.82%) Games
11 525 (1.80%) Front Office
12 514 (1.76%) Investment Banking
13 415 (1.42%) Financial Institution
14 368 (1.26%) Law
15 317 (1.09%) Aerospace
16 312 (1.07%) French Language
17 296 (1.02%) Pharmaceutical
18 295 (1.01%) Publishing
19 279 (0.96%) German Language
20 267 (0.92%) Automotive
Job Titles
1 8877 (30.45%) Developer
2 4505 (15.46%) Analyst
3 2021 (6.93%) Consultant
4 1880 (6.45%) Graduate
5 1833 (6.29%) Software Engineer
6 1726 (5.92%) Java Developer
7 1642 (5.63%) Software Developer
8 1559 (5.35%) Junior
9 1394 (4.78%) Business Analyst
10 1375 (4.72%) C# Developer
11 1314 (4.51%) Project Manager
12 1263 (4.33%) .NET Developer
13 1146 (3.93%) Senior Developer
14 1102 (3.78%) Architect
15 906 (3.11%) Junior Developer
16 815 (2.80%) Support Analyst
17 768 (2.63%) C# .NET Developer
18 745 (2.56%) Web Developer
19 737 (2.53%) Graduate Developer
20 553 (1.90%) Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5131 (17.60%) .NET
2 4738 (16.25%) HTML
3 3771 (12.94%) CSS
4 2720 (9.33%) ASP.NET
5 2268 (7.78%) XML
6 2252 (7.73%) jQuery
7 2020 (6.93%) Web Services
8 1596 (5.48%) HTML5
9 1261 (4.33%) Spring
10 1052 (3.61%) .NET Framework
11 965 (3.31%) ASP.NET MVC
12 932 (3.20%) CSS3
13 866 (2.97%) Ajax
14 861 (2.95%) J2EE
15 828 (2.84%) WCF
16 754 (2.59%) Hibernate
17 712 (2.44%) WPF
18 677 (2.32%) SOAP
19 609 (2.09%) REST
20 603 (2.07%) AngularJS
Miscellaneous
1 8792 (30.16%) Computer Science
2 4230 (14.51%) Analytical Skills
3 2553 (8.76%) Mathematics
4 1519 (5.21%) Management Information System
5 1256 (4.31%) User Experience
6 861 (2.95%) Open Source
7 764 (2.62%) Physics
8 760 (2.61%) Enterprise Software
9 719 (2.47%) Mobile App
10 693 (2.38%) Algorithms
11 662 (2.27%) Statistics
12 498 (1.71%) Social Media
13 493 (1.69%) Hedge funds
14 474 (1.63%) Visualisation
15 380 (1.30%) Derivative
16 350 (1.20%) Economics
17 345 (1.18%) Client/Server
18 332 (1.14%) Data Structures
19 244 (0.84%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
20 242 (0.83%) N-Tier
Operating Systems
1 4450 (15.27%) Windows
2 3566 (12.23%) Linux
3 2143 (7.35%) UNIX
4 920 (3.16%) Android
5 823 (2.82%) Windows Server 2008
6 697 (2.39%) Apple iOS
7 462 (1.58%) Windows 7
8 443 (1.52%) Windows Server 2003
9 364 (1.25%) Windows Server 2012
10 307 (1.05%) Windows XP
11 284 (0.97%) Solaris
12 220 (0.75%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
13 158 (0.54%) Windows 8
14 127 (0.44%) Ubuntu
15 117 (0.40%) Mac OS X
16 97 (0.33%) AIX
17 93 (0.32%) CentOS
18 78 (0.27%) Debian
19 76 (0.26%) HPUX
20 74 (0.25%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 6640 (22.78%) Agile Software Development
2 4427 (15.19%) Software Engineering
3 3901 (13.38%) Project Management
4 2929 (10.05%) OO
5 2334 (8.01%) ITIL
6 2288 (7.85%) MVC
7 2120 (7.27%) Scrum
8 2102 (7.21%) TDD
9 1715 (5.88%) PRINCE2
10 1697 (5.82%) Analytics
11 1465 (5.03%) Mentoring
12 1464 (5.02%) Business Intelligence
13 1410 (4.84%) E-Commerce
14 1274 (4.37%) CRM
15 1177 (4.04%) Business Analysis
16 1089 (3.74%) Unit Testing
17 1080 (3.71%) OOP
18 1071 (3.67%) Web Development
19 1047 (3.59%) Service Delivery
20 939 (3.22%) Change Management
Programming Languages
1 7198 (24.69%) SQL
2 5615 (19.26%) Java
3 5598 (19.20%) C#
4 4969 (17.05%) JavaScript
5 3129 (10.73%) C++
6 1919 (6.58%) Python
7 1840 (6.31%) C
8 1452 (4.98%) PHP
9 949 (3.26%) T-SQL
10 912 (3.13%) Perl
11 724 (2.48%) VB.NET
12 590 (2.02%) Ruby
13 530 (1.82%) VB
14 524 (1.80%) PL/SQL
15 482 (1.65%) VBA
16 404 (1.39%) PowerShell
17 381 (1.31%) Bash Shell
18 375 (1.29%) Shell Script
19 282 (0.97%) Objective-C
20 274 (0.94%) MATLAB
Qualifications
1 1002 (3.44%) Microsoft Certification
2 956 (3.28%) Security Cleared
3 772 (2.65%) ISEB
4 689 (2.36%) Cisco Certification
5 543 (1.86%) SC Cleared
6 524 (1.80%) PMI Certification
7 446 (1.53%) MCSE
8 432 (1.48%) PhD
9 404 (1.39%) CCNA
10 400 (1.37%) HND
11 398 (1.37%) CISSP
12 384 (1.32%) PMP
13 375 (1.29%) ISTQB
14 304 (1.04%) PRINCE2 Certification
15 302 (1.04%) ITIL Certification
16 282 (0.97%) MCP
17 272 (0.93%) MBA
18 266 (0.91%) CCNP
19 237 (0.81%) CISM
20 228 (0.78%) MCITP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1834 (6.29%) QA
2 751 (2.58%) SLA
3 322 (1.10%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 312 (1.07%) ISO 9001
5 252 (0.86%) PCI DSS
6 93 (0.32%) COBIT
7 91 (0.31%) Sarbanes-Oxley
8 75 (0.26%) Data Quality
9 56 (0.19%) ISO 9000
10 35 (0.12%) IEC 61508
11 34 (0.12%) JSP 440
12 30 (0.10%) Basel II
13 28 (0.096%) DO-178B
13 28 (0.096%) ISO 14001
14 25 (0.086%) Solvency II
15 23 (0.079%) COSO
16 22 (0.075%) JTAG
17 21 (0.072%) TickIT
18 20 (0.069%) DO-254
18 20 (0.069%) EMIR
System Software
1 1366 (4.69%) Active Directory
2 872 (2.99%) VMware Infrastructure
3 261 (0.90%) Hyper-V
4 227 (0.78%) vSphere
5 207 (0.71%) Firmware
6 132 (0.45%) VMware ESXi
7 108 (0.37%) XenApp
8 106 (0.36%) VMware ESX
9 85 (0.29%) Oracle RAC
10 81 (0.28%) XenDesktop
11 76 (0.26%) NFS
12 59 (0.20%) Terminal Services
13 55 (0.19%) Xen
14 50 (0.17%) Microsoft App-V
15 44 (0.15%) KVM
16 43 (0.15%) VMware Workstation
17 40 (0.14%) Varnish
18 32 (0.11%) XenServer
19 31 (0.11%) Snort
20 28 (0.096%) Postfix
Systems Management
1 284 (0.97%) Puppet
2 215 (0.74%) Opscode Chef
3 191 (0.66%) Nagios
4 182 (0.62%) SCCM
5 158 (0.54%) HP Quality Center
6 93 (0.32%) SCOM
7 83 (0.28%) Ansible
8 56 (0.19%) Tivoli
9 53 (0.18%) Vagrant
10 45 (0.15%) Norton AntiVirus
10 45 (0.15%) Cacti
11 44 (0.15%) Salt
12 40 (0.14%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
13 37 (0.13%) NetBackup
13 37 (0.13%) WSUS
13 37 (0.13%) Data Guard
14 36 (0.12%) Graphite
15 35 (0.12%) Backup Exec
16 34 (0.12%) SCVMM
17 32 (0.11%) logstash
Vendors
1 5283 (18.12%) Microsoft
2 2933 (10.06%) Oracle
3 1373 (4.71%) VMware
4 1097 (3.76%) SAP
5 1084 (3.72%) Cisco
6 674 (2.31%) Citrix
7 582 (2.00%) Google
8 559 (1.92%) HP
9 471 (1.62%) IBM
10 463 (1.59%) Adobe
11 419 (1.44%) Salesforce.com
12 325 (1.11%) Business Objects
13 270 (0.93%) Red Hat
14 231 (0.79%) EMC
15 209 (0.72%) Cognos
16 206 (0.71%) Informatica
17 205 (0.70%) Sybase
18 198 (0.68%) Juniper
19 194 (0.67%) CheckPoint
20 183 (0.63%) Sun
London
Careerwise UK Limited
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum + package
Posted: 1 hour ago
London
Hays Finance Technology
Salary: £35000.00 - £45000.00 per annum + Benefits & Bonus
Posted: 3 hours ago
City, London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 3 hours ago
United Kingdom
Herman Miller
Posted: 7 hours ago
Greater Manchester
The MRJ Group
Salary: £30000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 11 hours ago
Greater Manchester
The MRJ Group
Salary: £18000 - £24000 per annum
Posted: 11 hours ago
West London
RecruitmentRevolution.com Limited
Salary: From £40,000 to £50,000 per annum
Posted: 12 hours ago
Greater Manchester
The MRJ Group
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum
Posted: 13 hours ago
City, London
Westbourne Partners
Salary: From £50,000 to £70,000 per annum
Posted: 16 hours ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
BARCLAY ANDERSON LIMITED
Salary: From £55,000 to £60,000 per annum £6k Car Allowance + Benefits Package
Posted: 16 hours ago
Leicester, Leicestershire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £30000 - £45000 per annum + company bonus
Posted: 17 hours ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Senitor Associates
Salary: £20000 - £22000 per annum + corporate benefits, bonus etc
Posted: 17 hours ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Ashdown IT
Salary: £18000 - £25000 per annum + out of hours allowance
Posted: 17 hours ago
City, London
Randstad Technologies
Salary: £50000.00 - £60000.00 per annum + bonus, benefits, pension
Posted: 17 hours ago
City, London
Client Server
Salary: £30k to £55k (multiple roles) + bonus + benefits
Posted: 17 hours ago
London
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: £60000 - £75000 per annum, Benefits Pension, Healthcare, Expenses
Posted: 17 hours ago
London
Nicoll Curtin
Salary: £45000 - £65000 per annum + bens
Posted: 17 hours ago
West Midlands
Big Red Recruitment
Salary: £41500 per annum + 33 days holiday, pension and more
Posted: 17 hours ago
UK
Big Red Recruitment
Salary: £18000 - £25000 per annum
Posted: 17 hours ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Senitor Associates
Posted: 17 hours ago