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 12 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
12 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Degree
Rank 13 14 12
Rank change year-on-year
+1 -2
Permanent jobs citing Degree 15807 14652 16728
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 13.79% 13.77% 14.38%
As % of the Qualifications category 51.02% 51.09% 50.00%
Number of salaries quoted 12035 11824 13844
Average salary £42,500 £42,500 £41,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +2.40%
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 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+2.66% -

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
30981 28681 33458
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 27.02% 26.96% 28.77%
Number of salaries quoted 24108 23410 28189
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 £26,500 £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 12 September 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 12 September 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 14695 £42,500 - 1924
London +1 6705 £50,000 - 792
South East -1 3316 £40,000 - 362
City of London +4 1652 £50,000 -4.76% 263
East of England +1 1225 £40,000 +0.62% 185
Surrey -1 885 £42,500 -5.55% 84
South West -2 803 £35,000 +2.94% 150
North West +4 797 £40,000 +14.28% 140
Berkshire +2 767 £40,000 -3.61% 49
West Midlands -1 601 £37,500 - 93
Yorkshire -4 599 £35,000 -4.10% 102
Hampshire +6 577 £40,000 +6.66% 76
Cambridgeshire -1 518 £40,000 +5.26% 125
Scotland -3 513 £37,500 +2.73% 64
Manchester +2 485 £38,500 +10.00% 68
East Midlands 0 482 £35,000 - 69
Cambridge 0 467 £40,000 +1.26% 108
West Yorkshire -4 384 £34,500 -11.53% 61
Hertfordshire +2 335 £40,000 - 42
Reading +5 331 £48,250 +13.52% 14
Bristol -2 259 £37,500 +11.11% 50
Oxfordshire +2 257 £32,750 -7.74% 66
Edinburgh +3 254 £38,000 +16.92% 28
Buckinghamshire 0 254 £40,000 +2.56% 31
Leeds -15 244 £34,500 -2.81% 40
Birmingham -2 228 £39,750 -14.51% 28
East Sussex -3 225 £39,000 -2.50% 6
Brighton -3 202 £39,000 -2.50% 5
Nottinghamshire +7 192 £35,000 +7.69% 14
Nottingham +8 183 £35,000 +7.69% 11

Degree
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 12 September 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 10867 (32.36%) Computer Science
2 8883 (26.46%) Finance
3 8320 (24.78%) SQL
4 7909 (23.55%) Agile Software Development
5 6958 (20.72%) Java
6 6672 (19.87%) C#
7 6240 (18.58%) .NET
8 5872 (17.49%) Microsoft
9 5748 (17.12%) JavaScript
10 5581 (16.62%) HTML
11 5365 (15.98%) SQL Server
12 5125 (15.26%) Windows
13 4974 (14.81%) Software Engineering
14 4770 (14.21%) Analytical Skills
15 4357 (12.98%) Linux
16 4323 (12.87%) CSS
17 4209 (12.54%) Project Management
18 4030 (12.00%) C++
19 4024 (11.98%) MS Excel
20 3997 (11.90%) OO
21 3458 (10.30%) Oracle
22 3440 (10.25%) Mathematics
23 3080 (9.17%) ASP.NET
24 2727 (8.12%) XML
25 2721 (8.10%) Marketing
26 2534 (7.55%) jQuery
27 2522 (7.51%) UNIX
28 2517 (7.50%) Scrum
29 2444 (7.28%) ITIL
30 2372 (7.06%) Python

Degree
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 12 September 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 1198 (3.57%) SharePoint
2 833 (2.48%) IIS
3 804 (2.39%) Apache
4 765 (2.28%) SAS
5 750 (2.23%) Tomcat
6 703 (2.09%) MS Exchange
7 556 (1.66%) CMS
8 433 (1.29%) Node.js
9 375 (1.12%) WebSphere
10 323 (0.96%) WebLogic
11 270 (0.80%) Exchange Server 2010
12 197 (0.59%) Lync
13 181 (0.54%) SharePoint 2010
14 178 (0.53%) WordPress
15 166 (0.49%) Drupal
16 145 (0.43%) BizTalk Server
17 141 (0.42%) SharePoint 2013
18 129 (0.38%) Exchange Server 2013
19 104 (0.31%) Exchange Server 2007
20 100 (0.30%) NetWeaver
Applications
1 4024 (11.98%) MS Excel
2 1868 (5.56%) MS Office
3 734 (2.19%) MS PowerPoint
4 505 (1.50%) MS Project
5 460 (1.37%) Photoshop
6 451 (1.34%) MS Visio
7 267 (0.80%) SPSS
8 244 (0.73%) Adobe Illustrator
9 135 (0.40%) Spreadsheet
10 80 (0.24%) InDesign
11 75 (0.22%) Simulink
12 51 (0.15%) AutoCAD
13 42 (0.13%) InfoPath
14 40 (0.12%) Adobe After Effects
15 36 (0.11%) Fireworks
15 36 (0.11%) Acrobat
15 36 (0.11%) OmniGraffle
15 36 (0.11%) PowerPivot
16 33 (0.098%) FrameMaker
17 29 (0.086%) CPLEX
Business Applications
1 284 (0.85%) Google Analytics
2 269 (0.80%) Dynamics CRM
3 230 (0.68%) Magento
4 216 (0.64%) Oracle EBS
5 139 (0.41%) Dynamics AX
6 105 (0.31%) SAP BPC
7 99 (0.29%) SAP FI
8 97 (0.29%) SAP CO
9 96 (0.29%) SAP FI/CO
10 80 (0.24%) Oracle General Ledger
11 72 (0.21%) WebTrends
12 68 (0.20%) Oracle BPM
13 67 (0.20%) Oracle Applications
13 67 (0.20%) SAP CRM
14 61 (0.18%) Oracle Payables
15 58 (0.17%) Oracle Financials
16 56 (0.17%) Oracle Receivables
16 56 (0.17%) SiteCatalyst
17 51 (0.15%) SAP SD
18 45 (0.13%) HFM
Cloud Services
1 653 (1.94%) SaaS
2 267 (0.80%) Microsoft Azure
3 245 (0.73%) Cloud Computing
4 189 (0.56%) Office 365
5 174 (0.52%) Amazon AWS
6 119 (0.35%) GitHub
7 80 (0.24%) Amazon EC2
8 60 (0.18%) PaaS
9 54 (0.16%) Force.com
10 42 (0.13%) IaaS
11 35 (0.10%) SuccessFactors
12 32 (0.095%) Google Apps
13 27 (0.080%) Taleo
14 19 (0.057%) Google App Engine
15 14 (0.042%) Amazon ELB
16 12 (0.036%) MailChimp
16 12 (0.036%) Amazon S3
17 11 (0.033%) Trello
18 9 (0.027%) Route 53
19 8 (0.024%) Amazon ElastiCache
Communications & Networking
1 1236 (3.68%) Internet
2 1005 (2.99%) TCP/IP
3 943 (2.81%) Firewall
4 687 (2.05%) LAN
5 662 (1.97%) HTTP
6 582 (1.73%) WAN
7 574 (1.71%) DNS
7 574 (1.71%) SAN
8 484 (1.44%) Wireless
9 475 (1.41%) VPN
10 387 (1.15%) DHCP
11 348 (1.04%) Network Security
12 332 (0.99%) Intranet
13 277 (0.82%) VoIP
14 248 (0.74%) Ethernet
15 219 (0.65%) VLAN
16 208 (0.62%) SSL
17 189 (0.56%) NAS
18 180 (0.54%) MPLS
19 165 (0.49%) Broadband
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5365 (15.98%) SQL Server
2 1911 (5.69%) MySQL
3 1643 (4.89%) Relational Database
4 909 (2.71%) Data Warehouse
5 889 (2.65%) SQL Server 2008
6 836 (2.49%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 801 (2.39%) Big Data
8 713 (2.12%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 610 (1.82%) Oracle Database
10 565 (1.68%) RDBMS
11 505 (1.50%) Hadoop
12 488 (1.45%) NoSQL
13 429 (1.28%) SQL Server 2012
14 427 (1.27%) MongoDB
15 426 (1.27%) PostgreSQL
16 411 (1.22%) SQL Server 2005
17 401 (1.19%) Data Mining
18 359 (1.07%) SQL Server Analysis Services
19 262 (0.78%) QlikView
20 228 (0.68%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 1292 (3.85%) Git (software)
2 1245 (3.71%) Visual Studio
3 950 (2.83%) Subversion
4 718 (2.14%) Team Foundation Server
5 672 (2.00%) Selenium
6 603 (1.80%) Maven
7 546 (1.63%) JIRA
8 517 (1.54%) Eclipse
9 491 (1.46%) JUnit
10 450 (1.34%) Jenkins
11 381 (1.13%) NUnit
12 277 (0.82%) Ant
13 256 (0.76%) Cucumber
14 183 (0.55%) WebDriver
15 182 (0.54%) QuickTest Pro
16 171 (0.51%) Rhino Mocks
17 151 (0.45%) Moq
18 135 (0.40%) Jasmine
19 129 (0.38%) Mockito
20 116 (0.35%) Rational DOORS
General
1 8883 (26.46%) Finance
2 2721 (8.10%) Marketing
3 2109 (6.28%) Banking
4 1869 (5.57%) Telecoms
5 1612 (4.80%) Retail
6 823 (2.45%) Games
7 821 (2.45%) Front Office
8 796 (2.37%) Electronics
9 748 (2.23%) Advertising
10 735 (2.19%) Investment Banking
11 731 (2.18%) Manufacturing
12 705 (2.10%) Legal
13 460 (1.37%) Financial Institution
14 451 (1.34%) Law
15 427 (1.27%) Back Office
16 408 (1.22%) Publishing
17 337 (1.00%) French Language
18 320 (0.95%) Pharmaceutical
19 290 (0.86%) German Language
20 269 (0.80%) Aerospace
Job Titles
1 10830 (32.25%) Developer
2 5164 (15.38%) Analyst
3 2452 (7.30%) Consultant
4 2367 (7.05%) Graduate
5 2185 (6.51%) Java Developer
6 2062 (6.14%) Software Engineer
7 1819 (5.42%) Junior
8 1655 (4.93%) Software Developer
9 1594 (4.75%) .NET Developer
10 1579 (4.70%) C# Developer
11 1425 (4.24%) Business Analyst
12 1397 (4.16%) Senior Developer
13 1336 (3.98%) Architect
14 1289 (3.84%) Project Manager
15 1004 (2.99%) Junior Developer
16 918 (2.73%) C# .NET Developer
17 908 (2.70%) Graduate Developer
18 892 (2.66%) Web Developer
19 816 (2.43%) Support Analyst
20 771 (2.30%) Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6240 (18.58%) .NET
2 5581 (16.62%) HTML
3 4323 (12.87%) CSS
4 3080 (9.17%) ASP.NET
5 2727 (8.12%) XML
6 2534 (7.55%) jQuery
7 2277 (6.78%) Web Services
8 1787 (5.32%) HTML5
9 1335 (3.98%) Spring
10 1194 (3.56%) .NET Framework
11 1086 (3.23%) CSS3
12 1059 (3.15%) WCF
13 1003 (2.99%) Ajax
14 993 (2.96%) J2EE
15 917 (2.73%) ASP.NET MVC
16 906 (2.70%) WPF
17 816 (2.43%) Hibernate
18 734 (2.19%) SOAP
19 690 (2.05%) REST
20 618 (1.84%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 10867 (32.36%) Computer Science
2 4770 (14.21%) Analytical Skills
3 3440 (10.25%) Mathematics
4 1576 (4.69%) Management Information System
5 1436 (4.28%) User Experience
6 1104 (3.29%) Physics
7 1012 (3.01%) Mobile App
8 939 (2.80%) Open Source
9 860 (2.56%) Statistics
10 722 (2.15%) Enterprise Software
11 721 (2.15%) Social Media
12 560 (1.67%) Visualisation
13 503 (1.50%) Hedge funds
14 496 (1.48%) Client/Server
15 476 (1.42%) Economics
16 468 (1.39%) Derivative
17 393 (1.17%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
18 330 (0.98%) Equities
19 311 (0.93%) PMI
20 278 (0.83%) Fixed Income
Operating Systems
1 5125 (15.26%) Windows
2 4357 (12.98%) Linux
3 2522 (7.51%) UNIX
4 1115 (3.32%) Android
5 966 (2.88%) Windows Server 2008
6 831 (2.47%) Apple iOS
7 600 (1.79%) Windows Server 2003
8 577 (1.72%) Windows 7
9 390 (1.16%) Solaris
10 329 (0.98%) Windows XP
11 316 (0.94%) Windows Server 2012
12 212 (0.63%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
13 198 (0.59%) Windows 8
14 172 (0.51%) Mac OS X
15 162 (0.48%) AIX
16 134 (0.40%) Ubuntu
17 113 (0.34%) CentOS
18 92 (0.27%) Windows Phone
18 92 (0.27%) Debian
19 74 (0.22%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 7909 (23.55%) Agile Software Development
2 4974 (14.81%) Software Engineering
3 4209 (12.54%) Project Management
4 3997 (11.90%) OO
5 2517 (7.50%) Scrum
6 2444 (7.28%) ITIL
7 2350 (7.00%) TDD
8 2259 (6.73%) MVC
9 2068 (6.16%) Analytics
10 1816 (5.41%) PRINCE2
11 1806 (5.38%) E-Commerce
12 1738 (5.18%) Mentoring
13 1519 (4.52%) Business Intelligence
14 1503 (4.48%) CRM
15 1415 (4.21%) OOP
15 1415 (4.21%) Business Analysis
16 1355 (4.04%) Web Development
17 1246 (3.71%) Unit Testing
18 1204 (3.59%) Multithreading
19 1101 (3.28%) Risk Management
Programming Languages
1 8320 (24.78%) SQL
2 6958 (20.72%) Java
3 6672 (19.87%) C#
4 5748 (17.12%) JavaScript
5 4030 (12.00%) C++
6 2372 (7.06%) Python
7 2301 (6.85%) C
8 1715 (5.11%) PHP
9 1030 (3.07%) T-SQL
10 1015 (3.02%) Perl
11 932 (2.78%) VB.NET
12 766 (2.28%) Ruby
13 756 (2.25%) VB
14 590 (1.76%) PL/SQL
15 558 (1.66%) VBA
16 521 (1.55%) PowerShell
17 407 (1.21%) Bash Shell
18 392 (1.17%) Shell Script
19 356 (1.06%) Objective-C
20 307 (0.91%) Scala
Qualifications
1 1303 (3.88%) Microsoft Certification
2 1211 (3.61%) Security Cleared
3 936 (2.79%) ISEB
4 811 (2.42%) Cisco Certification
5 593 (1.77%) MCSE
6 586 (1.75%) PhD
7 573 (1.71%) SC Cleared
8 543 (1.62%) PMI Certification
9 527 (1.57%) CISSP
10 487 (1.45%) CCNA
11 360 (1.07%) HND
12 355 (1.06%) ISTQB
13 343 (1.02%) MCP
14 323 (0.96%) MBA
15 317 (0.94%) CISA
15 317 (0.94%) ITIL Certification
16 314 (0.94%) CISM
17 302 (0.90%) PMP
18 287 (0.85%) CCNP
19 281 (0.84%) MCITP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2336 (6.96%) QA
2 686 (2.04%) SLA
3 492 (1.47%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 394 (1.17%) ISO 9001
5 323 (0.96%) PCI DSS
6 114 (0.34%) Sarbanes-Oxley
7 113 (0.34%) COBIT
8 102 (0.30%) Data Quality
9 61 (0.18%) JSP 440
10 56 (0.17%) TickIT
11 51 (0.15%) ISO/IEC 17799
12 48 (0.14%) ISO 9000
13 39 (0.12%) ISO 14001
14 36 (0.11%) Basel III
15 31 (0.092%) Dodd-Frank
16 30 (0.089%) EMIR
16 30 (0.089%) Solvency II
16 30 (0.089%) IEC 61508
17 29 (0.086%) Basel II
18 21 (0.063%) HL7
System Software
1 1326 (3.95%) Active Directory
2 895 (2.67%) VMware Infrastructure
3 295 (0.88%) Hyper-V
4 209 (0.62%) VMware ESX
5 152 (0.45%) vSphere
6 122 (0.36%) XenApp
7 95 (0.28%) VMware ESXi
8 79 (0.24%) Oracle RAC
9 60 (0.18%) VMware Workstation
10 59 (0.18%) Xen
11 57 (0.17%) KVM
12 55 (0.16%) NFS
13 52 (0.15%) XenDesktop
14 51 (0.15%) Terminal Services
15 49 (0.15%) XenServer
16 41 (0.12%) Oracle RMAN
17 39 (0.12%) vCloud
18 38 (0.11%) Postfix
19 36 (0.11%) IMail Server
20 33 (0.098%) Microsoft App-V
Systems Management
1 231 (0.69%) Puppet
2 203 (0.60%) HP Quality Center
3 167 (0.50%) SCCM
4 156 (0.46%) Opscode Chef
5 144 (0.43%) Nagios
6 84 (0.25%) SCOM
7 64 (0.19%) Backup Exec
8 53 (0.16%) WSUS
9 48 (0.14%) Data Guard
9 48 (0.14%) Ansible
10 47 (0.14%) Tivoli
11 42 (0.13%) NetBackup
12 40 (0.12%) OpenView
12 40 (0.12%) Cacti
13 27 (0.080%) Zenoss
13 27 (0.080%) SCVMM
13 27 (0.080%) Cisco CUCM
14 26 (0.077%) Netcool
15 25 (0.074%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
16 24 (0.071%) Salt
Vendors
1 5872 (17.49%) Microsoft
2 3458 (10.30%) Oracle
3 1323 (3.94%) VMware
4 1254 (3.73%) Cisco
5 1247 (3.71%) SAP
6 658 (1.96%) Google
7 610 (1.82%) HP
8 588 (1.75%) Adobe
9 563 (1.68%) Citrix
10 547 (1.63%) IBM
11 444 (1.32%) Salesforce.com
12 371 (1.10%) JBoss
13 332 (0.99%) Business Objects
14 299 (0.89%) Red Hat
15 284 (0.85%) EMC
16 234 (0.70%) Zend
17 223 (0.66%) Tableau
18 222 (0.66%) Cognos
19 221 (0.66%) Juniper
20 220 (0.66%) Sybase
City, London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £80000 per annum + Bonus+Benefits+Package
Posted: 6 hours ago
Farnborough, Hampshire
Zorba Consulting Limited
Salary: From £20,000 to £25,000 per annum +10% bonus + excellent benefits
Posted: 6 hours ago
West London
Deanslist Limited
Salary: From £55,000 to £65,000 per annum + Stock options
Posted: 8 hours ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Deanslist Limited
Salary: From £25,000 to £35,000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 8 hours ago
Staffordshire
Aston Carter
Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum + Bonus & Benefits
Posted: 12 hours ago
Stoke-On-Trent, Staffordshire
Searchability.co.uk
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 12 hours ago
Chessington, Surrey
TRG
Salary: £45000 - £50000 Per Annum Benefits
Posted: 13 hours ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Spring Technology
Salary: £18000.00 - £25000.00 per annum
Posted: 13 hours ago
Hatfield, Hertfordshire
Understanding Recruitment
Salary: £40000 - £55000 per annum + be-shares,health,pension+more
Posted: 15 hours ago
City, London
Understanding Recruitment
Salary: £35000 - £50000 per annum + Bens - Health, Pension, Vouchers
Posted: 15 hours ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Harnham
Salary: £25000 - £30000 per annum + Bonus and Benefits
Posted: 15 hours ago
Hatfield, Hertfordshire
Understanding Recruitment
Salary: £30000 - £45000 per annum + bens - shares, pens, health+
Posted: 15 hours ago
London
Harnham
Salary: £40000 - £55000 per annum + Bonus and Benefits
Posted: 15 hours ago
North London
Understanding Recruitment
Salary: £55000 - £70000 per annum + shares, health, pension
Posted: 15 hours ago
City, London
Understanding Recruitment
Salary: £30000 - £45000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 15 hours ago
City, London
Harnham
Salary: £40000 - £65000 per annum
Posted: 15 hours ago
Ashford, Kent
Understanding Recruitment
Salary: £35000 - £50000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 15 hours ago
City, London
Harnham
Salary: £40000 - £63000 per annum + bonus, pension
Posted: 15 hours ago
West London
Understanding Recruitment
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + bens- equity, pension + more
Posted: 15 hours ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Understanding Recruitment
Salary: £40000 - £55000 per annum + bens - bonus, shares, pens+
Posted: 15 hours ago