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 29 June 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
29 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Degree
Rank 14 13 14
Rank change year-on-year
-1 +1
Permanent jobs citing Degree 12992 15498 17249
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 13.25% 13.95% 14.51%
As % of the Qualifications category 49.85% 51.03% 52.76%
Number of salaries quoted 10477 12032 13599
Median salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
- +5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £70,000 £70,000
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

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
26061 30373 32695
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 26.57% 27.33% 27.50%
Number of salaries quoted 21094 24061 25904
Median salary £47,500 £45,000 £44,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+5.55% +2.27%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £72,500 £67,500 £70,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,000 £41,000
% change year-on-year
+1.19% +2.43%

Degree
Jobs Demand Trend

The demand trend of job ads citing Degree as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in 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 29 June 2016 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 median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Degree within the UK over the 3 months to 29 June 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
England -1 12088 £45,000 - 1620
London 0 5455 £55,000 +4.76% 700
South East +1 2729 £42,500 - 329
East of England +3 1053 £42,500 +2.40% 175
City of London -1 803 £55,000 +4.76% 188
North West -1 677 £40,000 - 113
West Midlands +3 648 £35,000 - 60
South West 0 622 £42,500 +21.42% 109
Surrey +4 610 £42,500 -5.55% 69
Berkshire -3 592 £47,500 - 56
Hampshire +4 528 £37,500 +0.67% 73
Cambridgeshire 0 496 £45,000 +5.88% 119
Scotland 0 480 £40,500 +1.88% 63
Yorkshire +2 466 £38,500 +9.21% 74
Manchester -2 462 £40,000 +6.66% 67
East Midlands +3 402 £35,000 - 42
Cambridge 0 384 £43,000 +1.17% 107
West Yorkshire -4 299 £40,000 +3.89% 53
Reading -2 278 £50,000 +11.11% 26
Oxfordshire -4 277 £43,500 +8.75% 28
Hertfordshire +8 251 £40,000 -3.61% 29
Glasgow +6 249 £40,000 - 26
Bristol -5 235 £41,250 +10.00% 52
Leeds +3 228 £44,000 +10.00% 40
Buckinghamshire 0 226 £42,500 +6.25% 30
Birmingham +2 197 £32,500 -7.14% 23
Nottinghamshire +2 197 £35,000 - 16
West Sussex -2 196 £41,000 +2.50% 20
Edinburgh +2 190 £45,000 +12.50% 25
Nottingham +2 175 £35,000 - 14

Degree
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 29 June 2016, IT jobs citing Degree also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads with a requirement for Degree.

1 10072 (36.29%) Computer Science
2 7654 (27.58%) Finance
3 7577 (27.30%) Agile Software Development
4 7152 (25.77%) SQL
5 6008 (21.65%) Java
6 5023 (18.10%) C#
7 4890 (17.62%) JavaScript
8 4599 (16.57%) .NET
9 4552 (16.40%) HTML
10 4514 (16.26%) Software Engineering
11 4508 (16.24%) Microsoft
12 4267 (15.37%) Analytical Skills
13 4205 (15.15%) SQL Server
14 3865 (13.93%) Windows
15 3622 (13.05%) CSS
16 3493 (12.59%) Linux
17 3293 (11.86%) C++
18 3250 (11.71%) Project Management
19 3029 (10.91%) Mathematics
20 2894 (10.43%) Oracle
21 2736 (9.86%) MS Excel
22 2686 (9.68%) Python
23 2575 (9.28%) OO
24 2422 (8.73%) Scrum
25 2163 (7.79%) Web Services
26 2110 (7.60%) ASP.NET
27 2092 (7.54%) ITIL
28 2056 (7.41%) SDLC
29 1994 (7.18%) Analytics
30 1984 (7.15%) jQuery

Degree
Top Related IT Skills by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 763 (2.75%) SharePoint
2 670 (2.41%) IIS
3 596 (2.15%) Apache
4 522 (1.88%) SAS
5 454 (1.64%) Tomcat
6 435 (1.57%) Apache Spark
7 432 (1.56%) MS Exchange
8 409 (1.47%) CMS
9 375 (1.35%) JBoss
10 251 (0.90%) WebSphere
11 226 (0.81%) Confluence
12 218 (0.79%) WebLogic
13 177 (0.64%) Elasticsearch
14 164 (0.59%) Exchange Server 2010
15 138 (0.50%) GlassFish
16 124 (0.45%) WordPress
17 121 (0.44%) Skype for Business
18 116 (0.42%) Drupal
19 106 (0.38%) Apache Solr
20 100 (0.36%) Apache Pig
Applications
1 2736 (9.86%) MS Excel
2 1249 (4.50%) MS Office
3 579 (2.09%) MS PowerPoint
4 325 (1.17%) MS Visio
5 263 (0.95%) MS Project
6 252 (0.91%) Photoshop
7 204 (0.74%) SPSS
8 199 (0.72%) Adobe Illustrator
9 131 (0.47%) Adobe Creative Suite
10 85 (0.31%) Spreadsheet
11 82 (0.30%) OmniGraffle
12 55 (0.20%) InVision
13 36 (0.13%) Adobe After Effects
14 29 (0.10%) InDesign
15 21 (0.076%) SOLIDWORKS
16 20 (0.072%) Fireworks
17 18 (0.065%) Mathematica
18 17 (0.061%) 3ds Max
18 17 (0.061%) Adobe Captivate
19 16 (0.058%) Maya
Business Applications
1 237 (0.85%) Dynamics CRM
2 107 (0.39%) Oracle EBS
3 102 (0.37%) Oracle EBS R12
4 86 (0.31%) SAP Oil and Gas
5 70 (0.25%) Dynamics AX
6 66 (0.24%) Magento
7 59 (0.21%) Markit EDM
8 48 (0.17%) Oracle 11i
9 47 (0.17%) SAP ERP
10 46 (0.17%) Dynamics NAV
10 46 (0.17%) SAP Business One
11 45 (0.16%) SAP CO
11 45 (0.16%) SAP FI
11 45 (0.16%) SAP FI/CO
11 45 (0.16%) SAP SD
12 41 (0.15%) Oracle Applications
12 41 (0.15%) Oracle Financials
13 37 (0.13%) Salesforce.com CRM
14 36 (0.13%) SAP IS-U
15 35 (0.13%) SAP CRM
Cloud Services
1 901 (3.25%) Amazon AWS
2 797 (2.87%) SaaS
3 579 (2.09%) Microsoft Azure
4 330 (1.19%) Office 365
5 317 (1.14%) Cloud Computing
6 255 (0.92%) GitHub
7 229 (0.83%) PaaS
8 198 (0.71%) Amazon EC2
9 177 (0.64%) Google Analytics
10 176 (0.63%) IaaS
11 108 (0.39%) Amazon S3
12 87 (0.31%) Google Cloud Platform
13 57 (0.21%) Force.com
14 46 (0.17%) Adobe Analytics
15 41 (0.15%) Heroku
16 40 (0.14%) AWS CloudFormation
17 34 (0.12%) Amazon Kinesis
17 34 (0.12%) OneDrive
17 34 (0.12%) SuccessFactors
18 33 (0.12%) Amazon CloudWatch
Communications & Networking
1 932 (3.36%) Firewall
2 809 (2.91%) Internet
3 659 (2.37%) TCP/IP
4 574 (2.07%) Network Security
5 517 (1.86%) DNS
6 461 (1.66%) WAN
7 453 (1.63%) LAN
8 452 (1.63%) VPN
9 376 (1.35%) Wireless
10 316 (1.14%) HTTP
11 307 (1.11%) VoIP
12 302 (1.09%) SAN
13 248 (0.89%) DHCP
14 212 (0.76%) Cisco ASA
15 202 (0.73%) SSL
16 177 (0.64%) Intranet
17 165 (0.59%) Ethernet
18 157 (0.57%) MPLS
19 146 (0.53%) SMTP
20 133 (0.48%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4205 (15.15%) SQL Server
2 1475 (5.31%) MySQL
3 1428 (5.15%) Relational Database
4 1250 (4.50%) Big Data
5 807 (2.91%) Data Warehouse
6 781 (2.81%) NoSQL
7 735 (2.65%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 722 (2.60%) Hadoop
9 721 (2.60%) SQL Server Reporting Services
10 511 (1.84%) SQL Server 2008
11 497 (1.79%) Oracle Database
12 491 (1.77%) PostgreSQL
13 461 (1.66%) RDBMS
14 428 (1.54%) MongoDB
15 421 (1.52%) Data Mining
16 399 (1.44%) SQL Server 2012
17 328 (1.18%) SQL Server Analysis Services
18 318 (1.15%) Apache Cassandra
19 291 (1.05%) BusinessObjects
20 270 (0.97%) SQL Server 2014
Development Applications
1 1548 (5.58%) Git (software)
2 922 (3.32%) Visual Studio
3 886 (3.19%) JIRA
4 751 (2.71%) Subversion
5 699 (2.52%) Team Foundation Server
6 657 (2.37%) Jenkins
7 591 (2.13%) Selenium
8 474 (1.71%) Maven
9 441 (1.59%) JUnit
10 305 (1.10%) Eclipse
11 287 (1.03%) Cucumber
12 265 (0.95%) NUnit
13 195 (0.70%) TeamCity
14 191 (0.69%) Ant
15 186 (0.67%) Hudson
16 167 (0.60%) Axure RP
17 161 (0.58%) Gradle
18 160 (0.58%) HP UFT
19 121 (0.44%) gulp
20 119 (0.43%) WebDriver
General
1 7654 (27.58%) Finance
2 1962 (7.07%) Marketing
3 1891 (6.81%) Telecoms
4 1764 (6.36%) Banking
5 1393 (5.02%) Retail
6 808 (2.91%) Games
7 723 (2.60%) Electronics
8 703 (2.53%) Manufacturing
9 603 (2.17%) Legal
10 542 (1.95%) Front Office
11 537 (1.93%) Advertising
12 483 (1.74%) Investment Banking
13 374 (1.35%) Publishing
14 362 (1.30%) Law
15 351 (1.26%) Financial Institution
16 336 (1.21%) Pharmaceutical
17 319 (1.15%) Automotive
18 308 (1.11%) Back Office
19 303 (1.09%) Aerospace
20 278 (1.00%) Billing
Job Titles
1 9077 (32.70%) Developer
2 4163 (15.00%) Analyst
3 2271 (8.18%) Java Developer
4 2014 (7.26%) C# Developer
5 2003 (7.22%) Consultant
6 1920 (6.92%) Graduate
7 1816 (6.54%) .NET Developer
8 1625 (5.85%) Junior
9 1535 (5.53%) Software Engineer
10 1443 (5.20%) Software Developer
11 1348 (4.86%) Senior Developer
12 1233 (4.44%) Architect
13 1210 (4.36%) C# .NET Developer
14 1096 (3.95%) Business Analyst
15 1078 (3.88%) Project Manager
16 886 (3.19%) Graduate Developer
17 880 (3.17%) Junior Developer
18 858 (3.09%) SQL Developer
19 769 (2.77%) JavaScript Developer
20 731 (2.63%) C++ Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4599 (16.57%) .NET
2 4552 (16.40%) HTML
3 3622 (13.05%) CSS
4 2163 (7.79%) Web Services
5 2110 (7.60%) ASP.NET
6 1984 (7.15%) jQuery
7 1808 (6.51%) HTML5
8 1803 (6.50%) XML
9 1402 (5.05%) AngularJS
10 1142 (4.11%) Spring
11 1071 (3.86%) CSS3
12 944 (3.40%) ASP.NET MVC
13 786 (2.83%) .NET Framework
14 736 (2.65%) WCF
15 707 (2.55%) REST
16 697 (2.51%) Hibernate
17 692 (2.49%) RESTful
17 692 (2.49%) SOAP
18 689 (2.48%) Node.js
19 667 (2.40%) J2EE
Miscellaneous
1 10072 (36.29%) Computer Science
2 4267 (15.37%) Analytical Skills
3 3029 (10.91%) Mathematics
4 1392 (5.02%) Management Information System
5 1283 (4.62%) User Experience
6 960 (3.46%) Physics
7 873 (3.15%) Mobile App
8 862 (3.11%) Algorithms
9 826 (2.98%) Data Centre
10 707 (2.55%) Hedge funds
11 642 (2.31%) Visualisation
12 616 (2.22%) Statistics
13 509 (1.83%) Enterprise Software
14 476 (1.72%) Fintech
15 467 (1.68%) Derivative
16 431 (1.55%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
17 389 (1.40%) Equities
18 375 (1.35%) Economics
19 332 (1.20%) Data Structures
20 314 (1.13%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 3865 (13.93%) Windows
2 3493 (12.59%) Linux
3 1727 (6.22%) Unix
4 984 (3.55%) Windows Server
5 922 (3.32%) Android
6 795 (2.86%) Apple iOS
7 408 (1.47%) Windows Server 2008
8 403 (1.45%) Windows 7
9 399 (1.44%) Windows Server 2012
10 254 (0.92%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 233 (0.84%) Windows Server 2003
12 192 (0.69%) Windows 8
13 155 (0.56%) Solaris
14 114 (0.41%) Mac OS X
14 114 (0.41%) Windows XP
15 108 (0.39%) Windows 10
16 91 (0.33%) CentOS
17 88 (0.32%) AIX
18 80 (0.29%) Ubuntu
19 75 (0.27%) Windows Mobile
Processes & Methodologies
1 7577 (27.30%) Agile Software Development
2 4514 (16.26%) Software Engineering
3 3250 (11.71%) Project Management
4 2575 (9.28%) OO
5 2422 (8.73%) Scrum
6 2092 (7.54%) ITIL
7 2056 (7.41%) SDLC
8 1994 (7.18%) Analytics
9 1976 (7.12%) TDD
10 1968 (7.09%) MVC
11 1628 (5.87%) Business Intelligence
12 1528 (5.51%) Web Development
13 1496 (5.39%) Mentoring
14 1332 (4.80%) PRINCE2
15 1308 (4.71%) E-Commerce
16 1275 (4.59%) CRM
17 1236 (4.45%) Continuous Integration
18 1158 (4.17%) Information Security
19 1144 (4.12%) Stakeholder Management
20 1110 (4.00%) Business Analysis
Programming Languages
1 7152 (25.77%) SQL
2 6008 (21.65%) Java
3 5023 (18.10%) C#
4 4890 (17.62%) JavaScript
5 3293 (11.86%) C++
6 2686 (9.68%) Python
7 1766 (6.36%) C
8 1393 (5.02%) PHP
9 925 (3.33%) T-SQL
10 880 (3.17%) Perl
11 790 (2.85%) Ruby
12 611 (2.20%) VB.NET
13 591 (2.13%) PL/SQL
14 526 (1.90%) Scala
15 511 (1.84%) R
16 460 (1.66%) VBA
17 447 (1.61%) Shell Script
18 408 (1.47%) PowerShell
19 395 (1.42%) VB
20 375 (1.35%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 1006 (3.62%) Security Cleared
2 887 (3.20%) CISSP
3 861 (3.10%) Microsoft Certification
4 787 (2.84%) ISEB
5 632 (2.28%) SC Cleared
6 625 (2.25%) PhD
7 623 (2.24%) Cisco Certification
8 510 (1.84%) PMI Certification
9 487 (1.75%) CISM
10 387 (1.39%) PMP
11 378 (1.36%) CISA
12 371 (1.34%) ISTQB
13 363 (1.31%) CCNA
14 350 (1.26%) HND
15 339 (1.22%) MCSE
16 297 (1.07%) ITIL Certification
17 256 (0.92%) CCNP
18 224 (0.81%) DV Cleared
19 218 (0.79%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
20 196 (0.71%) MBA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1772 (6.38%) QA
2 609 (2.19%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 544 (1.96%) SLA
4 409 (1.47%) PCI DSS
5 234 (0.84%) COBIT
6 232 (0.84%) Data Quality
7 169 (0.61%) ISO 9001
8 110 (0.40%) Sarbanes-Oxley
9 106 (0.38%) MiFID
10 81 (0.29%) ISO27002
11 75 (0.27%) ISO22301
12 69 (0.25%) ISO27005
13 53 (0.19%) EMIR
14 40 (0.14%) FATCA
15 38 (0.14%) COSO
16 37 (0.13%) HL7
17 35 (0.13%) HMG Security Policy Framework
17 35 (0.13%) RMADS
18 22 (0.079%) ISO13485
18 22 (0.079%) Solvency II
System Software
1 1078 (3.88%) Active Directory
2 717 (2.58%) VMware Infrastructure
3 261 (0.94%) Docker
4 252 (0.91%) Firmware
5 209 (0.75%) Hyper-V
6 176 (0.63%) Virtual Machines
7 113 (0.41%) HDFS
7 113 (0.41%) XenApp
8 109 (0.39%) vSphere
9 81 (0.29%) VMware ESX
10 63 (0.23%) Terminal Services
11 58 (0.21%) Apache ZooKeeper
12 46 (0.17%) VMware ESXi
13 44 (0.16%) Apache Flume
13 44 (0.16%) Virtual Servers
14 43 (0.15%) XenServer
15 42 (0.15%) XenDesktop
16 39 (0.14%) NFS
17 36 (0.13%) KVM
18 34 (0.12%) Squid
Systems Management
1 442 (1.59%) Puppet
2 226 (0.81%) SCCM
3 209 (0.75%) Opscode Chef
4 139 (0.50%) Ansible
5 124 (0.45%) HP Quality Center
6 104 (0.37%) Control-M
7 95 (0.34%) Nagios
8 76 (0.27%) QRadar
9 71 (0.26%) SCOM
10 65 (0.23%) Mesos
11 61 (0.22%) SCVMM
12 57 (0.21%) Hadoop YARN
12 57 (0.21%) OpenView
13 46 (0.17%) Cisco CUCM
14 45 (0.16%) Nessus
15 44 (0.16%) Oozie
16 38 (0.14%) Cacti
17 37 (0.13%) WSUS
18 36 (0.13%) Kubernetes
19 32 (0.12%) Oracle RMAN
Vendors
1 4508 (16.24%) Microsoft
2 2894 (10.43%) Oracle
3 1010 (3.64%) VMware
4 987 (3.56%) Cisco
5 918 (3.31%) SAP
6 520 (1.87%) HP
7 488 (1.76%) Citrix
8 480 (1.73%) Google
8 480 (1.73%) IBM
9 419 (1.51%) Adobe
10 374 (1.35%) Salesforce.com
11 360 (1.30%) Tableau
12 343 (1.24%) Juniper
13 325 (1.17%) Red Hat
14 283 (1.02%) CheckPoint
15 229 (0.83%) Facebook
16 228 (0.82%) Informatica
17 221 (0.80%) Cognizant
18 184 (0.66%) Splunk
19 181 (0.65%) EMC
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Basingstoke, Hampshire
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Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
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Posted: 11 hours ago
London
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Salary: £60000 - £75000 per annum
Posted: 14 hours ago
Ashton-Under-Lyne, Lancashire
Searchability
Salary: £25000 - £30000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 14 hours ago
Basingstoke, Hampshire
EXCELerate
Salary: Up to £35,000 per annum
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Altrincham, Cheshire
Searchability
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum
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Oliver Bernard
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 8 hours ago
Swindon, Wiltshire
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Salary: From £35,000 to £55,000 per annum
Posted: 11 hours ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Searchability
Salary: £22000 - £23000 per annum
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Sheffield, South Yorkshire
Searchability
Salary: £20000 - £25000 per annum
Posted: 8 hours ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Searchability
Salary: £20000 - £25000 per annum
Posted: 8 hours ago
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Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum
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Central London / West End
Client Server
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HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
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Hampshire
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum + training + benefits
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Altrincham, Cheshire
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Salary: £18000.00 - £35000.00 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 9 hours ago
City, London
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Salary: £18000 - £25000 per annum + training and benefits
Posted: 9 hours ago
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Quant Capital
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