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

3 months to
29 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Degree
Rank 14 14 13
Rank change year-on-year
0 -1
Permanent jobs citing Degree 12042 15302 15674
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 12.67% 14.00% 13.71%
As % of the Qualifications category 48.54% 51.20% 50.47%
Number of salaries quoted 9594 12057 12006
Median salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
- +5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,000 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £72,500 £67,500
UK excluding London median salary £41,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+2.50% +3.89%

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
24807 29886 31056
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 26.11% 27.35% 27.16%
Number of salaries quoted 19923 24116 24256
Median salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £72,500 £65,000 £70,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £41,250
% change year-on-year
- +3.03%

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 September 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 September 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 11300 £45,000 - 1673
London -2 5076 £55,000 +4.76% 679
South East -2 2425 £45,000 +5.88% 298
East of England -6 900 £42,500 +6.25% 251
South West -1 748 £41,000 +9.33% 115
City of London -3 721 £57,500 +9.52% 169
West Midlands +2 675 £35,000 - 81
North West -4 599 £40,000 +6.66% 99
Berkshire -7 576 £50,000 +3.09% 60
Yorkshire +2 517 £40,000 - 63
Hampshire 0 514 £37,500 -2.59% 53
Surrey -3 431 £47,500 +5.55% 64
Manchester -4 393 £40,000 +8.47% 61
Cambridgeshire -1 375 £45,000 +12.50% 155
Scotland +1 357 £41,500 +5.06% 64
East Midlands -3 351 £37,500 +7.14% 60
West Yorkshire -4 329 £42,500 - 42
Cambridge 0 313 £45,000 +12.50% 136
Reading -3 301 £50,000 - 28
Birmingham +4 300 £34,000 -9.93% 34
Bristol +1 256 £43,000 +7.50% 35
Leeds -1 242 £46,500 +3.33% 34
West Sussex +18 213 £45,000 -5.26% 18
Hertfordshire -5 210 £42,500 +6.25% 59
Oxfordshire -12 204 £45,000 +12.50% 42
Buckinghamshire -2 185 £44,250 +10.62% 25
East Sussex -1 164 £45,000 +20.00% 15
Gloucestershire -2 156 £41,500 +3.75% 13
Edinburgh +1 153 £45,000 +13.92% 25
Nottinghamshire -2 153 £42,091 +20.26% 20

Degree
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 29 September 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 9075 (36.25%) Computer Science
2 6932 (27.69%) Agile Software Development
3 6644 (26.54%) Finance
4 6197 (24.75%) SQL
5 5121 (20.46%) Java
6 4654 (18.59%) C#
7 4276 (17.08%) JavaScript
8 4214 (16.83%) .NET
9 4059 (16.21%) Microsoft
10 4005 (16.00%) HTML
11 3935 (15.72%) Software Engineering
12 3681 (14.70%) SQL Server
13 3584 (14.32%) Analytical Skills
14 3272 (13.07%) Windows
15 3142 (12.55%) CSS
16 3049 (12.18%) Linux
17 2933 (11.72%) Project Management
18 2809 (11.22%) C++
19 2655 (10.61%) Mathematics
20 2580 (10.31%) Python
21 2450 (9.79%) MS Excel
22 2433 (9.72%) Oracle
23 2256 (9.01%) OO
24 2215 (8.85%) Scrum
25 2109 (8.42%) ITIL
26 2037 (8.14%) ASP.NET
27 1891 (7.55%) Analytics
28 1828 (7.30%) MVC
29 1804 (7.21%) SDLC
30 1803 (7.20%) Web Services

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
1 680 (2.72%) SharePoint
2 635 (2.54%) IIS
3 484 (1.93%) Apache
4 438 (1.75%) SAS
5 420 (1.68%) MS Exchange
6 371 (1.48%) CMS
7 356 (1.42%) Apache Spark
8 306 (1.22%) Tomcat
9 267 (1.07%) JBoss
10 226 (0.90%) WebSphere
11 221 (0.88%) Confluence
12 203 (0.81%) WebLogic
13 199 (0.79%) Elasticsearch
14 147 (0.59%) Exchange Server 2010
15 125 (0.50%) Skype for Business
16 105 (0.42%) WordPress
17 103 (0.41%) nginx
18 99 (0.40%) Apache Solr
19 94 (0.38%) Exchange Server 2013
20 86 (0.34%) Drupal
Applications
1 2450 (9.79%) MS Excel
2 1106 (4.42%) MS Office
3 531 (2.12%) MS PowerPoint
4 223 (0.89%) MS Project
5 217 (0.87%) MS Visio
6 211 (0.84%) SPSS
7 193 (0.77%) Photoshop
8 140 (0.56%) Adobe Illustrator
9 101 (0.40%) Spreadsheet
10 91 (0.36%) Adobe Creative Suite
11 55 (0.22%) OmniGraffle
12 49 (0.20%) InVision
13 27 (0.11%) Fireworks
13 27 (0.11%) SOLIDWORKS
14 22 (0.088%) Adobe After Effects
14 22 (0.088%) Stata
15 21 (0.084%) InDesign
16 17 (0.068%) Acrobat
17 15 (0.060%) AutoCAD
18 13 (0.052%) XMetaL
Business Applications
1 181 (0.72%) Dynamics CRM
2 118 (0.47%) Oracle EBS
3 91 (0.36%) SAP Oil and Gas
4 86 (0.34%) Oracle EBS R12
5 68 (0.27%) Dynamics AX
6 66 (0.26%) Magento
7 53 (0.21%) Oracle Applications
8 46 (0.18%) SAP MM
9 42 (0.17%) SAP ERP
10 39 (0.16%) Oracle Financials
11 38 (0.15%) SAP FI
12 37 (0.15%) SAP CO
12 37 (0.15%) SAP FI/CO
13 34 (0.14%) SAP CRM
14 33 (0.13%) Oracle Payables
15 32 (0.13%) Oracle 11i
16 31 (0.12%) SAP BPC
16 31 (0.12%) SAP SD
17 30 (0.12%) FastStats
17 30 (0.12%) SAP Business One
Cloud Services
1 1032 (4.12%) Amazon AWS
2 779 (3.11%) SaaS
3 775 (3.10%) Microsoft Azure
4 321 (1.28%) Office 365
5 316 (1.26%) PaaS
6 269 (1.07%) Cloud Computing
7 259 (1.03%) GitHub
8 231 (0.92%) IaaS
9 202 (0.81%) Amazon EC2
10 154 (0.62%) Google Analytics
11 111 (0.44%) Amazon S3
12 98 (0.39%) Google Cloud Platform
13 72 (0.29%) AWS CloudFormation
14 44 (0.18%) Amazon CloudWatch
14 44 (0.18%) Force.com
15 37 (0.15%) Adobe Analytics
15 37 (0.15%) Adobe Creative Cloud
15 37 (0.15%) Heroku
16 33 (0.13%) OneDrive
17 28 (0.11%) Azure Active Directory
Communications & Networking
1 1009 (4.03%) Firewall
2 722 (2.88%) Internet
3 583 (2.33%) TCP/IP
4 537 (2.15%) Network Security
5 525 (2.10%) DNS
6 495 (1.98%) WAN
7 458 (1.83%) VPN
8 453 (1.81%) LAN
9 351 (1.40%) Wireless
10 331 (1.32%) VoIP
11 316 (1.26%) HTTP
12 276 (1.10%) SAN
13 265 (1.06%) DHCP
14 169 (0.68%) MPLS
15 168 (0.67%) Wi-Fi
16 166 (0.66%) Cisco ASA
17 162 (0.65%) SSL
18 145 (0.58%) Ethernet
19 139 (0.56%) VLAN
20 133 (0.53%) SMTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3681 (14.70%) SQL Server
2 1195 (4.77%) MySQL
3 1163 (4.65%) Relational Database
4 1069 (4.27%) Big Data
5 741 (2.96%) NoSQL
6 723 (2.89%) Data Warehouse
7 667 (2.66%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 632 (2.52%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 568 (2.27%) Hadoop
10 478 (1.91%) SQL Server 2012
11 474 (1.89%) MongoDB
12 403 (1.61%) Oracle Database
13 401 (1.60%) RDBMS
14 396 (1.58%) SQL Server 2008
15 368 (1.47%) Data Mining
16 365 (1.46%) PostgreSQL
17 314 (1.25%) SQL Server 2014
18 262 (1.05%) SQL Server Analysis Services
19 239 (0.95%) Apache Cassandra
20 230 (0.92%) BusinessObjects
Development Applications
1 1443 (5.76%) Git (software)
2 820 (3.28%) JIRA
3 745 (2.98%) Visual Studio
4 617 (2.46%) Selenium
5 598 (2.39%) Team Foundation Server
6 580 (2.32%) Jenkins
7 578 (2.31%) Subversion
8 344 (1.37%) Maven
9 295 (1.18%) JUnit
10 255 (1.02%) Cucumber
11 228 (0.91%) NUnit
11 228 (0.91%) TeamCity
12 180 (0.72%) Ant
13 177 (0.71%) Eclipse
14 165 (0.66%) gulp
15 136 (0.54%) Grunt
16 123 (0.49%) JMeter
17 119 (0.48%) Octopus Deploy
17 119 (0.48%) WebDriver
18 113 (0.45%) Axure RP
General
1 6644 (26.54%) Finance
2 1739 (6.95%) Marketing
3 1579 (6.31%) Telecoms
4 1551 (6.20%) Banking
5 1318 (5.26%) Retail
6 728 (2.91%) Games
7 622 (2.48%) Manufacturing
8 620 (2.48%) Electronics
9 528 (2.11%) Legal
10 509 (2.03%) Advertising
11 443 (1.77%) Front Office
12 424 (1.69%) Investment Banking
13 372 (1.49%) Publishing
14 369 (1.47%) Automotive
15 309 (1.23%) Back Office
15 309 (1.23%) Law
16 263 (1.05%) Aerospace
17 260 (1.04%) Pharmaceutical
18 250 (1.00%) Financial Institution
19 202 (0.81%) Billing
Job Titles
1 8003 (31.97%) Developer
2 3525 (14.08%) Analyst
3 1887 (7.54%) Java Developer
4 1811 (7.23%) Graduate
5 1783 (7.12%) C# Developer
6 1695 (6.77%) .NET Developer
7 1625 (6.49%) Consultant
8 1435 (5.73%) Junior
9 1387 (5.54%) Software Engineer
10 1309 (5.23%) Software Developer
11 1216 (4.86%) Architect
12 1178 (4.71%) Senior Developer
13 1159 (4.63%) C# .NET Developer
14 985 (3.93%) Project Manager
15 946 (3.78%) Business Analyst
16 832 (3.32%) Graduate Developer
17 815 (3.26%) SQL Developer
18 801 (3.20%) Junior Developer
19 683 (2.73%) JavaScript Developer
20 615 (2.46%) C++ Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4214 (16.83%) .NET
2 4005 (16.00%) HTML
3 3142 (12.55%) CSS
4 2037 (8.14%) ASP.NET
5 1803 (7.20%) Web Services
6 1780 (7.11%) jQuery
7 1554 (6.21%) HTML5
8 1452 (5.80%) AngularJS
9 1426 (5.70%) XML
10 994 (3.97%) CSS3
11 952 (3.80%) ASP.NET MVC
12 839 (3.35%) Spring
13 765 (3.06%) .NET Framework
14 737 (2.94%) REST
15 671 (2.68%) WCF
16 654 (2.61%) Node.js
17 597 (2.38%) RESTful
18 562 (2.24%) SOAP
19 561 (2.24%) Ajax
20 560 (2.24%) Hibernate
Miscellaneous
1 9075 (36.25%) Computer Science
2 3584 (14.32%) Analytical Skills
3 2655 (10.61%) Mathematics
4 1269 (5.07%) Management Information System
5 1151 (4.60%) User Experience
6 959 (3.83%) Physics
7 915 (3.66%) Data Centre
8 871 (3.48%) Algorithms
9 755 (3.02%) Mobile App
10 667 (2.66%) Statistics
11 655 (2.62%) Visualisation
12 544 (2.17%) Hedge funds
13 510 (2.04%) Fintech
14 472 (1.89%) Enterprise Software
15 463 (1.85%) Derivative
16 378 (1.51%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
17 366 (1.46%) Data Structures
18 343 (1.37%) Economics
19 320 (1.28%) Equities
20 285 (1.14%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 3272 (13.07%) Windows
2 3049 (12.18%) Linux
3 1476 (5.90%) Unix
4 895 (3.58%) Windows Server
5 711 (2.84%) Android
6 662 (2.64%) Apple iOS
7 400 (1.60%) Windows Server 2012
8 389 (1.55%) Windows Server 2008
9 352 (1.41%) Windows 7
10 229 (0.91%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 218 (0.87%) Windows Server 2003
12 191 (0.76%) Windows 8
13 172 (0.69%) Windows 10
14 135 (0.54%) Solaris
15 107 (0.43%) Windows XP
16 89 (0.36%) Mac OS X
17 72 (0.29%) AIX
18 69 (0.28%) Embedded Linux
19 65 (0.26%) Windows Mobile
20 64 (0.26%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 6932 (27.69%) Agile Software Development
2 3935 (15.72%) Software Engineering
3 2933 (11.72%) Project Management
4 2256 (9.01%) OO
5 2215 (8.85%) Scrum
6 2109 (8.42%) ITIL
7 1891 (7.55%) Analytics
8 1828 (7.30%) MVC
9 1804 (7.21%) SDLC
10 1687 (6.74%) TDD
11 1477 (5.90%) Web Development
12 1467 (5.86%) Business Intelligence
13 1348 (5.38%) PRINCE2
14 1280 (5.11%) Mentoring
15 1168 (4.67%) Information Security
16 1117 (4.46%) CRM
17 1096 (4.38%) Continuous Integration
18 1077 (4.30%) Stakeholder Management
19 1071 (4.28%) E-Commerce
20 1051 (4.20%) Continuous Improvement
Programming Languages
1 6197 (24.75%) SQL
2 5121 (20.46%) Java
3 4654 (18.59%) C#
4 4276 (17.08%) JavaScript
5 2809 (11.22%) C++
6 2580 (10.31%) Python
7 1598 (6.38%) C
8 1326 (5.30%) PHP
9 839 (3.35%) T-SQL
10 769 (3.07%) Perl
11 681 (2.72%) Ruby
12 508 (2.03%) PowerShell
13 477 (1.91%) VB.NET
14 476 (1.90%) Scala
15 471 (1.88%) R
16 425 (1.70%) PL/SQL
17 421 (1.68%) Bash Shell
18 370 (1.48%) VB
19 363 (1.45%) VBA
20 290 (1.16%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 897 (3.58%) Security Cleared
2 883 (3.53%) CISSP
3 812 (3.24%) Microsoft Certification
4 744 (2.97%) ISEB
5 656 (2.62%) PhD
6 547 (2.19%) Cisco Certification
7 521 (2.08%) SC Cleared
8 483 (1.93%) CISM
9 409 (1.63%) PMP
10 407 (1.63%) PMI Certification
11 394 (1.57%) ISTQB
12 381 (1.52%) CISA
13 363 (1.45%) CCNA
14 330 (1.32%) MCSE
15 309 (1.23%) ITIL Certification
16 244 (0.97%) DV Cleared
17 231 (0.92%) CCNP
18 209 (0.83%) HND
19 206 (0.82%) CEH
20 197 (0.79%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1635 (6.53%) QA
2 694 (2.77%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 512 (2.05%) SLA
4 453 (1.81%) PCI DSS
5 222 (0.89%) Data Quality
6 190 (0.76%) COBIT
7 148 (0.59%) ISO 9001
8 123 (0.49%) MiFID
9 89 (0.36%) Sarbanes-Oxley
10 66 (0.26%) ISO27002
11 56 (0.22%) ISO22301
11 56 (0.22%) ISO27005
12 43 (0.17%) EMIR
13 36 (0.14%) FATCA
14 28 (0.11%) ISO13485
15 26 (0.10%) ISO 14001
16 24 (0.096%) RMADS
16 24 (0.096%) Solvency II
17 22 (0.088%) DICOM
18 21 (0.084%) HL7
System Software
1 1019 (4.07%) Active Directory
2 707 (2.82%) VMware Infrastructure
3 294 (1.17%) Docker
4 286 (1.14%) Hyper-V
5 192 (0.77%) Firmware
6 170 (0.68%) Virtual Machines
7 101 (0.40%) vSphere
8 92 (0.37%) XenApp
9 77 (0.31%) VMware ESX
10 62 (0.25%) HDFS
11 55 (0.22%) Virtual Servers
12 54 (0.22%) Terminal Services
13 44 (0.18%) XenServer
14 38 (0.15%) KVM
15 35 (0.14%) Virtual Desktop
16 33 (0.13%) Snort
16 33 (0.13%) VMware ESXi
16 33 (0.13%) Xen
17 32 (0.13%) Apache ZooKeeper
17 32 (0.13%) NFS
Systems Management
1 446 (1.78%) Puppet
2 297 (1.19%) Opscode Chef
3 227 (0.91%) SCCM
4 184 (0.74%) Ansible
5 142 (0.57%) HP Quality Center
6 89 (0.36%) Nagios
7 85 (0.34%) SCVMM
8 81 (0.32%) Control-M
9 71 (0.28%) WSUS
10 61 (0.24%) SCOM
11 54 (0.22%) OpenView
12 51 (0.20%) Nessus
13 49 (0.20%) Packer
14 44 (0.18%) Backup Exec
15 43 (0.17%) QRadar
16 42 (0.17%) AirWatch
17 41 (0.16%) FortiGate
17 41 (0.16%) Kubernetes
18 39 (0.16%) Mesos
19 33 (0.13%) Zenoss
Vendors
1 4059 (16.21%) Microsoft
2 2433 (9.72%) Oracle
3 973 (3.89%) VMware
4 958 (3.83%) Cisco
5 811 (3.24%) SAP
6 556 (2.22%) HP
7 485 (1.94%) IBM
8 413 (1.65%) Citrix
9 408 (1.63%) Google
10 337 (1.35%) Salesforce.com
11 335 (1.34%) Adobe
12 322 (1.29%) Juniper
13 302 (1.21%) Tableau
14 295 (1.18%) CheckPoint
15 266 (1.06%) Red Hat
16 208 (0.83%) EMC
17 177 (0.71%) Informatica
18 171 (0.68%) Cognizant
19 159 (0.64%) Splunk
20 141 (0.56%) Apple
Winchester, Hampshire
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Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum + Bonus, Medical, Free Parking
Posted: 12 hours ago
Blackburn, Lancashire
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Salary: £18000 - £25000 per annum
Posted: 11 hours ago
Essex
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Salary: £20000 per annum
Posted: 11 hours ago
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Harrington Starr
Salary: £40000 - £60000 per annum + Benefits + Bonus
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Guildford, Surrey
UNIVERSITY OF SURREY
Salary: From £39,324 to £46,924 per annum
Posted: 10 hours ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Computer People
Salary: £25000.00 - £30000.00 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 16 hours ago
City, London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £40000 - £65000 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 11 hours ago
Guildford, Surrey
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: 14 hours ago
City, London
Client Server
Salary: £60k to £75k + bonus + benefits
Posted: 13 hours ago
City, London
Spencer Rose
Salary: From £28,000 to £30,000 per annum
Posted: 16 hours ago
Lancashire
Recital Consulting
Salary: £30000 - £40000 Per Annum + Benefits
Posted: 11 hours ago
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HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Salary: £28000.00 - £35000.00 per annum
Posted: 6 hours ago
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Salary: From £50,000 to £70,000 per annum
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London
Testing Circle Ltd
Salary: £23000 - £26000 per annum
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Kingfisher Consultancy
Salary: £40000 - £47000 per annum + Lots - including flexi hours!
Posted: 11 hours ago
London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £35000 - £450000 per annum
Posted: 11 hours ago
London
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London
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Salary: From £55,000 to £70,000 per annum
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London
ClearCube Consulting
Salary: From £35,000 to £65,000 per annum base plus package!
Posted: 16 hours ago
London
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Salary: From £45,000 to £85,000 per annum
Posted: 16 hours ago
Gloucestershire
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Salary: £30000 - £60000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 15 hours ago
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Go IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: From £30,000 to £45,000 per annum + excellent benefits
Posted: 15 hours ago
London
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 16 hours ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
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Salary: Benefits
Posted: 16 hours ago
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Salary: £40000 - £65000 per annum + Excellent benefits package
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Salary: £28000 - £38000 per annum + Life Insurance / Dental / Pension
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Salary: £25000 - £30000 per annum
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