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 28 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
28 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Degree
Rank 11 13 11
Rank change year-on-year
+2 -2
Permanent jobs citing Degree 16042 14785 16666
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 13.97% 13.92% 14.27%
As % of the Qualifications category 51.68% 51.32% 49.90%
Number of salaries quoted 12186 11803 13886
Average salary £42,500 £42,500 £42,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +1.19%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £70,000 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £38,500 £38,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+1.31% +1.33%

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
31039 28809 33399
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 27.02% 27.13% 28.59%
Number of salaries quoted 24047 23396 28270
Average salary £44,000 £44,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +3.52%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,000 £27,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £65,000 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £41,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.75% -

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 28 August 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 28 August 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 14949 £42,500 - 1878
London 0 6838 £50,000 - 815
South East 0 3348 £40,000 - 310
City of London +4 1668 £49,500 -1.00% 319
East of England +1 1260 £40,000 - 181
Surrey +1 910 £42,500 -5.55% 81
North West +1 813 £38,250 +9.28% 170
South West -2 794 £35,000 +2.94% 145
Berkshire +4 749 £40,000 -1.23% 48
Yorkshire -3 615 £35,000 -1.40% 93
West Midlands 0 601 £37,500 -2.59% 66
Hampshire +4 599 £40,000 +6.66% 58
Cambridgeshire 0 557 £40,000 +1.91% 107
Manchester 0 499 £37,500 +7.14% 97
Cambridge 0 499 £40,000 - 97
Scotland -4 497 £38,500 +5.47% 67
East Midlands 0 481 £37,500 +11.94% 67
West Yorkshire -6 393 £34,750 -8.55% 64
Reading +5 329 £42,500 - 17
Hertfordshire 0 319 £40,000 +1.26% 41
Bristol +1 259 £37,500 +11.11% 59
Buckinghamshire 0 252 £40,000 +6.66% 27
Leeds -13 251 £34,500 -1.42% 40
Oxfordshire 0 246 £32,959 -5.83% 37
Edinburgh +3 243 £38,500 +16.66% 37
East Sussex -5 234 £39,000 -2.50% 13
Birmingham 0 224 £41,500 -10.75% 16
Brighton -3 215 £40,000 - 9
Nottinghamshire +4 195 £35,000 +7.69% 24
Cheshire -2 187 £37,500 - 28

Degree
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 28 August 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 10762 (32.41%) Computer Science
2 8748 (26.34%) Finance
3 8265 (24.89%) SQL
4 6960 (20.96%) Java
5 6646 (20.01%) C#
6 6220 (18.73%) .NET
7 5781 (17.41%) Microsoft
8 5721 (17.23%) JavaScript
9 5553 (16.72%) HTML
10 5297 (15.95%) SQL Server
11 5100 (15.36%) Windows
12 4900 (14.76%) Software Engineering
13 4339 (13.07%) Linux
14 4304 (12.96%) CSS
15 4280 (12.89%) Agile Software Development
16 4139 (12.46%) Project Management
17 4036 (12.15%) C++
18 3986 (12.00%) OO
19 3967 (11.95%) MS Excel
20 3441 (10.36%) Mathematics
21 3424 (10.31%) Oracle
22 3073 (9.25%) ASP.NET
23 2708 (8.15%) Marketing
24 2684 (8.08%) XML
25 2552 (7.68%) jQuery
26 2527 (7.61%) Scrum
27 2493 (7.51%) UNIX
28 2440 (7.35%) Python
29 2379 (7.16%) ITIL
30 2347 (7.07%) QA

Degree
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 28 August 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 1171 (3.53%) SharePoint
2 811 (2.44%) IIS
3 784 (2.36%) Apache
4 767 (2.31%) SAS
5 740 (2.23%) Tomcat
6 691 (2.08%) MS Exchange
7 564 (1.70%) CMS
8 433 (1.30%) Node.js
9 358 (1.08%) WebSphere
10 308 (0.93%) WebLogic
11 265 (0.80%) Exchange Server 2010
12 199 (0.60%) Lync
13 191 (0.58%) SharePoint 2010
14 175 (0.53%) WordPress
14 175 (0.53%) Drupal
15 154 (0.46%) BizTalk Server
16 141 (0.42%) SharePoint 2013
17 134 (0.40%) Exchange Server 2013
18 106 (0.32%) Exchange Server 2007
19 97 (0.29%) SharePoint Server
Applications
1 3967 (11.95%) MS Excel
2 1791 (5.39%) MS Office
3 702 (2.11%) MS PowerPoint
4 505 (1.52%) MS Project
5 450 (1.36%) Photoshop
6 418 (1.26%) MS Visio
7 275 (0.83%) SPSS
8 248 (0.75%) Adobe Illustrator
9 128 (0.39%) Spreadsheet
10 82 (0.25%) InDesign
11 73 (0.22%) Simulink
12 53 (0.16%) AutoCAD
13 45 (0.14%) InfoPath
14 40 (0.12%) Adobe After Effects
15 38 (0.11%) Acrobat
16 35 (0.11%) OmniGraffle
17 34 (0.10%) FrameMaker
18 32 (0.096%) PowerPivot
19 31 (0.093%) Fireworks
20 28 (0.084%) CPLEX
Business Applications
1 283 (0.85%) Google Analytics
2 258 (0.78%) Dynamics CRM
3 241 (0.73%) Magento
4 201 (0.61%) Oracle EBS
5 137 (0.41%) Dynamics AX
6 96 (0.29%) SAP BPC
7 90 (0.27%) SAP FI
8 88 (0.26%) SAP CO
9 87 (0.26%) SAP FI/CO
10 77 (0.23%) Oracle General Ledger
11 73 (0.22%) WebTrends
12 70 (0.21%) SAP CRM
13 66 (0.20%) Oracle BPM
14 62 (0.19%) Oracle Applications
15 58 (0.17%) Oracle Payables
16 57 (0.17%) SiteCatalyst
17 55 (0.17%) Oracle Financials
18 53 (0.16%) Oracle Receivables
19 52 (0.16%) SAP SD
20 50 (0.15%) Dynamics NAV
Cloud Services
1 643 (1.94%) SaaS
2 266 (0.80%) Microsoft Azure
3 232 (0.70%) Cloud Computing
4 192 (0.58%) Office 365
5 168 (0.51%) Amazon AWS
6 124 (0.37%) GitHub
7 81 (0.24%) Amazon EC2
8 55 (0.17%) PaaS
9 50 (0.15%) Force.com
10 39 (0.12%) IaaS
11 34 (0.10%) SuccessFactors
11 34 (0.10%) Google Apps
12 28 (0.084%) Taleo
13 25 (0.075%) Google App Engine
14 14 (0.042%) Amazon ELB
15 13 (0.039%) Amazon S3
15 13 (0.039%) Trello
16 12 (0.036%) MailChimp
16 12 (0.036%) Basecamp
17 9 (0.027%) Route 53
Communications & Networking
1 1222 (3.68%) Internet
2 978 (2.95%) TCP/IP
3 921 (2.77%) Firewall
4 670 (2.02%) LAN
5 649 (1.95%) HTTP
6 568 (1.71%) WAN
7 559 (1.68%) DNS
8 550 (1.66%) SAN
9 458 (1.38%) Wireless
10 451 (1.36%) VPN
11 378 (1.14%) DHCP
12 338 (1.02%) Network Security
13 321 (0.97%) Intranet
14 259 (0.78%) VoIP
15 239 (0.72%) Ethernet
16 204 (0.61%) VLAN
17 202 (0.61%) SSL
18 191 (0.58%) NAS
19 159 (0.48%) MPLS
20 154 (0.46%) Broadband
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5297 (15.95%) SQL Server
2 1876 (5.65%) MySQL
3 1647 (4.96%) Relational Database
4 906 (2.73%) SQL Server 2008
5 901 (2.71%) Data Warehouse
6 813 (2.45%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 803 (2.42%) Big Data
8 710 (2.14%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 603 (1.82%) Oracle Database
10 575 (1.73%) RDBMS
11 509 (1.53%) Hadoop
12 478 (1.44%) NoSQL
13 436 (1.31%) SQL Server 2012
14 424 (1.28%) MongoDB
15 421 (1.27%) SQL Server 2005
16 414 (1.25%) PostgreSQL
17 406 (1.22%) Data Mining
18 361 (1.09%) SQL Server Analysis Services
19 248 (0.75%) QlikView
20 219 (0.66%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 1267 (3.82%) Git (software)
2 1243 (3.74%) Visual Studio
3 940 (2.83%) Subversion
4 708 (2.13%) Team Foundation Server
5 673 (2.03%) Selenium
6 595 (1.79%) Maven
7 549 (1.65%) JIRA
8 505 (1.52%) Eclipse
9 496 (1.49%) JUnit
10 459 (1.38%) Jenkins
11 379 (1.14%) NUnit
12 279 (0.84%) Ant
13 253 (0.76%) Cucumber
14 184 (0.55%) QuickTest Pro
15 178 (0.54%) WebDriver
16 159 (0.48%) Rhino Mocks
17 147 (0.44%) Moq
18 130 (0.39%) Jasmine
19 123 (0.37%) Mockito
20 121 (0.36%) Rational DOORS
General
1 8748 (26.34%) Finance
2 2708 (8.15%) Marketing
3 2087 (6.28%) Banking
4 1861 (5.60%) Telecoms
5 1603 (4.83%) Retail
6 854 (2.57%) Games
7 812 (2.45%) Front Office
8 805 (2.42%) Electronics
9 753 (2.27%) Advertising
10 731 (2.20%) Investment Banking
11 704 (2.12%) Manufacturing
12 697 (2.10%) Legal
13 451 (1.36%) Financial Institution
14 435 (1.31%) Back Office
15 422 (1.27%) Law
16 397 (1.20%) Publishing
17 322 (0.97%) French Language
18 316 (0.95%) Pharmaceutical
19 284 (0.86%) German Language
20 261 (0.79%) Aerospace
Job Titles
1 10798 (32.52%) Developer
2 5107 (15.38%) Analyst
3 2409 (7.25%) Consultant
4 2321 (6.99%) Graduate
5 2173 (6.54%) Java Developer
6 2041 (6.15%) Software Engineer
7 1803 (5.43%) Junior
8 1665 (5.01%) Software Developer
9 1576 (4.75%) .NET Developer
10 1557 (4.69%) C# Developer
11 1407 (4.24%) Business Analyst
12 1392 (4.19%) Senior Developer
13 1312 (3.95%) Architect
14 1271 (3.83%) Project Manager
15 992 (2.99%) Junior Developer
16 915 (2.76%) C# .NET Developer
17 897 (2.70%) Graduate Developer
18 892 (2.69%) Web Developer
19 788 (2.37%) Support Analyst
20 776 (2.34%) Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6220 (18.73%) .NET
2 5553 (16.72%) HTML
3 4304 (12.96%) CSS
4 3073 (9.25%) ASP.NET
5 2684 (8.08%) XML
6 2552 (7.68%) jQuery
7 2272 (6.84%) Web Services
8 1774 (5.34%) HTML5
9 1314 (3.96%) Spring
10 1212 (3.65%) .NET Framework
11 1079 (3.25%) WCF
12 1076 (3.24%) CSS3
13 1018 (3.07%) Ajax
14 982 (2.96%) J2EE
15 917 (2.76%) WPF
16 915 (2.76%) ASP.NET MVC
17 796 (2.40%) Hibernate
18 715 (2.15%) SOAP
19 688 (2.07%) REST
20 628 (1.89%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 10762 (32.41%) Computer Science
2 3441 (10.36%) Mathematics
3 1556 (4.69%) Management Information System
4 1091 (3.29%) Physics
5 1032 (3.11%) Mobile App
6 925 (2.79%) Open Source
7 859 (2.59%) Statistics
8 720 (2.17%) Enterprise Software
9 718 (2.16%) Social Media
10 547 (1.65%) Visualisation
11 514 (1.55%) Hedge funds
12 494 (1.49%) Client/Server
13 474 (1.43%) Derivative
14 468 (1.41%) Economics
15 406 (1.22%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
16 351 (1.06%) Equities
17 306 (0.92%) PMI
18 292 (0.88%) Fixed Income
19 280 (0.84%) Digital Media
20 256 (0.77%) Firmware
Operating Systems
1 5100 (15.36%) Windows
2 4339 (13.07%) Linux
3 2493 (7.51%) UNIX
4 1111 (3.35%) Android
5 957 (2.88%) Windows Server 2008
6 834 (2.51%) Apple iOS
7 588 (1.77%) Windows Server 2003
8 575 (1.73%) Windows 7
9 379 (1.14%) Solaris
10 331 (1.00%) Windows XP
11 305 (0.92%) Windows Server 2012
12 209 (0.63%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
13 196 (0.59%) Windows 8
14 168 (0.51%) Mac OS X
15 163 (0.49%) AIX
16 135 (0.41%) Ubuntu
17 114 (0.34%) CentOS
18 86 (0.26%) Windows Phone
19 83 (0.25%) Debian
20 74 (0.22%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 4900 (14.76%) Software Engineering
2 4280 (12.89%) Agile Software Development
3 4139 (12.46%) Project Management
4 3986 (12.00%) OO
5 2527 (7.61%) Scrum
6 2379 (7.16%) ITIL
7 2326 (7.00%) TDD
8 2247 (6.77%) MVC
9 2073 (6.24%) Analytics
10 1819 (5.48%) E-Commerce
11 1772 (5.34%) PRINCE2
12 1501 (4.52%) CRM
13 1498 (4.51%) Business Intelligence
14 1399 (4.21%) Business Analysis
15 1392 (4.19%) OOP
16 1366 (4.11%) Web Development
17 1263 (3.80%) Unit Testing
18 1193 (3.59%) Multithreading
19 1085 (3.27%) Risk Management
20 953 (2.87%) Data Analysis
Programming Languages
1 8265 (24.89%) SQL
2 6960 (20.96%) Java
3 6646 (20.01%) C#
4 5721 (17.23%) JavaScript
5 4036 (12.15%) C++
6 2440 (7.35%) Python
7 2288 (6.89%) C
8 1706 (5.14%) PHP
9 1032 (3.11%) T-SQL
10 1020 (3.07%) Perl
11 901 (2.71%) VB.NET
12 760 (2.29%) Ruby
13 752 (2.26%) VB
14 589 (1.77%) PL/SQL
15 558 (1.68%) VBA
16 534 (1.61%) PowerShell
17 399 (1.20%) Bash Shell
18 386 (1.16%) Shell Script
19 355 (1.07%) Objective-C
20 330 (0.99%) Scala
Qualifications
1 1317 (3.97%) Microsoft Certification
2 1173 (3.53%) Security Cleared
3 949 (2.86%) ISEB
4 774 (2.33%) Cisco Certification
5 606 (1.82%) PhD
6 577 (1.74%) MCSE
7 549 (1.65%) SC Cleared
8 529 (1.59%) PMI Certification
9 524 (1.58%) CISSP
10 472 (1.42%) CCNA
11 359 (1.08%) HND
11 359 (1.08%) ISTQB
12 338 (1.02%) MCP
13 322 (0.97%) MBA
14 315 (0.95%) CISA
15 299 (0.90%) CISM
16 293 (0.88%) ITIL Certification
17 292 (0.88%) PMP
18 276 (0.83%) MCITP
19 269 (0.81%) CCNP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2347 (7.07%) QA
2 666 (2.01%) SLA
3 495 (1.49%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 391 (1.18%) ISO 9001
5 317 (0.95%) PCI DSS
6 114 (0.34%) COBIT
7 106 (0.32%) Sarbanes-Oxley
8 97 (0.29%) Data Quality
9 60 (0.18%) TickIT
9 60 (0.18%) JSP 440
10 52 (0.16%) ISO/IEC 17799
11 44 (0.13%) ISO 9000
12 38 (0.11%) ISO 14001
13 36 (0.11%) Basel III
14 34 (0.10%) Dodd-Frank
15 32 (0.096%) EMIR
16 28 (0.084%) IEC 61508
17 27 (0.081%) Solvency II
18 25 (0.075%) Basel II
19 21 (0.063%) HL7
System Software
1 1293 (3.89%) Active Directory
2 878 (2.64%) VMware Infrastructure
3 295 (0.89%) Hyper-V
4 204 (0.61%) VMware ESX
5 150 (0.45%) vSphere
6 121 (0.36%) XenApp
7 91 (0.27%) VMware ESXi
8 71 (0.21%) Oracle RAC
9 57 (0.17%) KVM
9 57 (0.17%) VMware Workstation
10 52 (0.16%) Xen
11 51 (0.15%) NFS
12 49 (0.15%) XenServer
13 48 (0.14%) XenDesktop
14 46 (0.14%) Terminal Services
15 45 (0.14%) Oracle RMAN
16 40 (0.12%) vCloud
17 37 (0.11%) Varnish
18 34 (0.10%) IMail Server
18 34 (0.10%) Postfix
Systems Management
1 228 (0.69%) Puppet
2 205 (0.62%) HP Quality Center
3 175 (0.53%) SCCM
4 165 (0.50%) Opscode Chef
5 136 (0.41%) Nagios
6 88 (0.26%) SCOM
7 65 (0.20%) Backup Exec
8 55 (0.17%) WSUS
9 49 (0.15%) Data Guard
10 44 (0.13%) NetBackup
11 43 (0.13%) Tivoli
12 41 (0.12%) OpenView
13 40 (0.12%) Ansible
14 39 (0.12%) Cacti
15 28 (0.084%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
15 28 (0.084%) SCVMM
16 26 (0.078%) Zenoss
17 25 (0.075%) Cisco CUCM
17 25 (0.075%) Netcool
18 23 (0.069%) Salt
Vendors
1 5781 (17.41%) Microsoft
2 3424 (10.31%) Oracle
3 1295 (3.90%) VMware
4 1241 (3.74%) Cisco
5 1203 (3.62%) SAP
6 676 (2.04%) Google
7 619 (1.86%) HP
8 581 (1.75%) Adobe
9 537 (1.62%) Citrix
10 531 (1.60%) IBM
11 418 (1.26%) Salesforce.com
12 361 (1.09%) JBoss
13 316 (0.95%) Business Objects
14 310 (0.93%) Red Hat
15 284 (0.86%) EMC
16 240 (0.72%) Zend
17 230 (0.69%) Sybase
18 225 (0.68%) NetApp
19 216 (0.65%) Cognos
20 215 (0.65%) Juniper
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Salary: £35000 - £37000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 4 hours ago
Bath, Avon
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Salary: £35-42,000 + Bens
Posted: 5 hours ago
Wales
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Salary: £50000 - £75000 per annum + Benefits, Bonus, Pension
Posted: 6 hours ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
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Salary: £20000 - £25000 per annum
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Lincolnshire
Searchability.co.uk
Salary: £20000 - £28000 per annum
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City, London
Quant Capital
Salary: Up to £40,000 per annum + bonus benefits
Posted: 7 hours ago
City, London
Quant Capital
Salary: Up to £40,000 per annum + bonus and benefits
Posted: 7 hours ago
Rotherham, South Yorkshire
Searchability.co.uk
Salary: £18000 - £24000 per annum
Posted: 7 hours ago
City, London
Burns Sheehan
Salary: £40000 - £66000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 7 hours ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £18000 - £20000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 7 hours ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Senitor Associates
Salary: £2000 - £18000 per annum + benefits + training
Posted: 7 hours ago
Buckinghamshire
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Salary: £65000.00 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 7 hours ago
Northampton, Northamptonshire
Searchability.co.uk
Salary: £20000 - £30000 per annum
Posted: 7 hours ago
Nottingham, Nottinghamshire
Searchability.co.uk
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: 7 hours ago
Kettering, Northamptonshire
Searchability.co.uk
Salary: £18000 - £22000 per annum
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Nottingham, Nottinghamshire
Searchability.co.uk
Salary: £20000 - £30000 per annum
Posted: 7 hours ago
Northampton, Northamptonshire
Searchability.co.uk
Salary: £18000 - £20000 per annum
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Lorien Resourcing
Salary: £25000 - £45000 per annum + Benefits + OTE £45K
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Swindon, Wiltshire
Colston Consulting
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Salary: £35000.00 - £50000.00 per annum + benefits and bonus
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