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 31 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
31 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Degree
Rank 14 13 14
Rank change year-on-year
-1 +1
Permanent jobs citing Degree 15429 16703 15251
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 14.09% 14.28% 14.03%
As % of the Qualifications category 51.66% 52.60% 51.43%
Number of salaries quoted 12000 12935 12022
Average salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.88% +1.19%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,000 £24,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £70,000 £67,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £38,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+3.89% +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
29867 31754 29655
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 27.27% 27.14% 27.27%
Number of salaries quoted 23809 24862 23887
Average salary £45,000 £44,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.27% +3.52%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £65,000 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £41,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.65% +2.50%

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 31 July 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 31 July 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 0 14330 £45,000 +5.88% 2239
London 0 6591 £52,500 +5.00% 853
South East 0 3020 £42,500 +6.25% 394
City of London 0 1372 £52,500 +5.00% 226
East of England 0 1266 £40,000 - 251
South West 0 841 £35,000 - 159
Berkshire +5 835 £47,500 +18.75% 99
North West +2 795 £40,000 +3.89% 195
Surrey -1 692 £44,000 +1.73% 94
West Midlands 0 621 £34,000 -9.33% 112
Yorkshire +1 609 £37,500 +7.14% 116
Cambridgeshire 0 551 £41,500 +7.37% 131
East Midlands +3 515 £35,000 -6.66% 107
Scotland +5 488 £37,500 -2.59% 81
Cambridge +1 469 £42,500 +10.38% 120
Hampshire -5 464 £40,000 - 64
Manchester +3 453 £38,000 +1.33% 102
Reading +9 420 £44,750 +5.91% 51
West Yorkshire +2 419 £40,000 +14.28% 74
Bristol -1 352 £37,500 - 46
Hertfordshire +1 315 £40,000 - 50
Leeds +9 307 £41,500 +20.28% 55
Oxfordshire +6 274 £40,000 +11.00% 37
Buckinghamshire +2 274 £40,000 - 28
Edinburgh +3 245 £38,250 -0.64% 40
Nottinghamshire +4 235 £35,000 - 54
Nottingham 0 230 £35,000 -12.50% 48
Wales +2 196 £35,000 +20.15% 29
Birmingham -8 193 £35,000 -18.91% 32
Cheshire +1 185 £40,000 +6.66% 42

Degree
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 31 July 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 9873 (32.15%) Computer Science
2 8518 (27.74%) Finance
3 7860 (25.59%) SQL
4 7769 (25.30%) Agile Software Development
5 6329 (20.61%) Java
6 5545 (18.06%) C#
7 5087 (16.56%) .NET
8 5015 (16.33%) Microsoft
9 4873 (15.87%) Analytical Skills
10 4849 (15.79%) SQL Server
11 4846 (15.78%) JavaScript
12 4608 (15.00%) Windows
13 4598 (14.97%) Software Engineering
14 4597 (14.97%) HTML
15 4161 (13.55%) Project Management
16 3674 (11.96%) Linux
17 3602 (11.73%) CSS
18 3443 (11.21%) MS Excel
19 3393 (11.05%) Oracle
20 3287 (10.70%) C++
21 2955 (9.62%) Mathematics
22 2872 (9.35%) OO
23 2441 (7.95%) ASP.NET
24 2401 (7.82%) SDLC
25 2392 (7.79%) Marketing
26 2381 (7.75%) ITIL
27 2346 (7.64%) Scrum
28 2270 (7.39%) Python
29 2229 (7.26%) XML
30 2192 (7.14%) Analytics

Degree
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 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
1 933 (3.04%) SharePoint
2 693 (2.26%) SAS
3 683 (2.22%) Apache
4 652 (2.12%) IIS
5 562 (1.83%) Tomcat
6 509 (1.66%) MS Exchange
7 429 (1.40%) CMS
8 428 (1.39%) Node.js
9 402 (1.31%) WebLogic
10 394 (1.28%) JBoss
11 327 (1.06%) WebSphere
12 189 (0.62%) Exchange Server 2010
13 152 (0.49%) WordPress
14 137 (0.45%) OpenStack
15 134 (0.44%) Lync
16 133 (0.43%) SharePoint 2013
16 133 (0.43%) Apache Spark
17 126 (0.41%) nginx
18 125 (0.41%) Drupal
19 108 (0.35%) Confluence
Applications
1 3443 (11.21%) MS Excel
2 1644 (5.35%) MS Office
3 683 (2.22%) MS PowerPoint
4 405 (1.32%) Photoshop
5 388 (1.26%) MS Visio
6 381 (1.24%) MS Project
7 362 (1.18%) SPSS
8 202 (0.66%) Adobe Illustrator
9 171 (0.56%) Spreadsheet
10 167 (0.54%) Adobe Creative Suite
11 70 (0.23%) InDesign
12 69 (0.22%) AutoCAD
13 59 (0.19%) OmniGraffle
14 50 (0.16%) Fireworks
15 47 (0.15%) SOLIDWORKS
16 38 (0.12%) Adobe After Effects
17 37 (0.12%) PowerPivot
18 27 (0.088%) InfoPath
19 23 (0.075%) Simulink
20 22 (0.072%) Acrobat
Business Applications
1 274 (0.89%) Dynamics CRM
2 203 (0.66%) Oracle EBS
3 130 (0.42%) Magento
4 102 (0.33%) Dynamics AX
5 99 (0.32%) Oracle EBS R12
6 68 (0.22%) SAP ERP
6 68 (0.22%) Oracle Financials
7 58 (0.19%) Oracle BPM
7 58 (0.19%) Markit EDM
8 56 (0.18%) Oracle ERP
8 56 (0.18%) SAP Oil and Gas
8 56 (0.18%) Dynamics NAV
9 48 (0.16%) Oracle Applications
9 48 (0.16%) Oracle General Ledger
9 48 (0.16%) Unica
10 47 (0.15%) WebTrends
11 38 (0.12%) SAP SD
11 38 (0.12%) HFM
12 36 (0.12%) Oracle Payables
13 34 (0.11%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 779 (2.54%) SaaS
2 636 (2.07%) Amazon AWS
3 381 (1.24%) Microsoft Azure
4 265 (0.86%) Google Analytics
5 244 (0.79%) Cloud Computing
6 226 (0.74%) Office 365
7 135 (0.44%) IaaS
8 129 (0.42%) PaaS
9 124 (0.40%) GitHub
10 97 (0.32%) Google Cloud Platform
11 82 (0.27%) Amazon EC2
12 57 (0.19%) SuccessFactors
13 50 (0.16%) Adobe Analytics
14 42 (0.14%) Force.com
15 32 (0.10%) Google App Engine
16 28 (0.091%) Heroku
17 27 (0.088%) Taleo
18 26 (0.085%) Amazon EMR
19 24 (0.078%) Sumo Logic
20 19 (0.062%) HP Helion
Communications & Networking
1 1040 (3.39%) Internet
2 985 (3.21%) Firewall
3 854 (2.78%) TCP/IP
4 603 (1.96%) DNS
5 596 (1.94%) LAN
6 552 (1.80%) Wireless
7 540 (1.76%) WAN
8 494 (1.61%) Network Security
9 431 (1.40%) HTTP
10 425 (1.38%) SAN
11 420 (1.37%) VPN
12 337 (1.10%) DHCP
12 337 (1.10%) VoIP
13 191 (0.62%) SSL
14 184 (0.60%) Ethernet
15 182 (0.59%) BGP
16 181 (0.59%) Intranet
17 168 (0.55%) MPLS
18 161 (0.52%) OSPF
19 149 (0.49%) Broadband
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4849 (15.79%) SQL Server
2 1531 (4.99%) Relational Database
3 1485 (4.84%) MySQL
4 911 (2.97%) Big Data
5 878 (2.86%) Data Warehouse
6 763 (2.48%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 745 (2.43%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 683 (2.22%) NoSQL
9 674 (2.19%) Oracle Database
10 645 (2.10%) SQL Server 2008
11 574 (1.87%) RDBMS
12 508 (1.65%) MongoDB
13 483 (1.57%) Hadoop
14 426 (1.39%) SQL Server Analysis Services
15 399 (1.30%) Data Mining
16 357 (1.16%) SQL Server 2012
17 356 (1.16%) BusinessObjects
18 347 (1.13%) PostgreSQL
19 260 (0.85%) Oracle Database 11g
20 256 (0.83%) QlikView
Development Applications
1 1331 (4.33%) Git (software)
2 1004 (3.27%) Visual Studio
3 757 (2.46%) Subversion
4 736 (2.40%) JIRA
5 683 (2.22%) Maven
6 651 (2.12%) Selenium
7 594 (1.93%) Jenkins
8 588 (1.91%) Team Foundation Server
9 389 (1.27%) Eclipse
10 338 (1.10%) JUnit
11 328 (1.07%) NUnit
12 296 (0.96%) Ant
13 235 (0.77%) TeamCity
14 178 (0.58%) Cucumber
15 158 (0.51%) WebDriver
16 140 (0.46%) Moq
17 126 (0.41%) Hudson
18 124 (0.40%) Rhino Mocks
19 113 (0.37%) Jasmine
20 109 (0.35%) Oracle Forms
General
1 8518 (27.74%) Finance
2 2392 (7.79%) Marketing
3 2083 (6.78%) Banking
4 1778 (5.79%) Telecoms
5 1667 (5.43%) Retail
6 755 (2.46%) Games
7 719 (2.34%) Manufacturing
8 655 (2.13%) Electronics
9 640 (2.08%) Legal
10 624 (2.03%) Front Office
11 534 (1.74%) Investment Banking
12 517 (1.68%) Law
13 480 (1.56%) Advertising
14 432 (1.41%) Financial Institution
15 402 (1.31%) Back Office
16 351 (1.14%) Automotive
17 314 (1.02%) Publishing
18 275 (0.90%) Aerospace
19 250 (0.81%) German Language
20 230 (0.75%) Billing
Job Titles
1 9224 (30.04%) Developer
2 4972 (16.19%) Analyst
3 2117 (6.89%) Consultant
4 2052 (6.68%) Graduate
5 1946 (6.34%) Software Engineer
6 1772 (5.77%) Java Developer
7 1766 (5.75%) Junior
8 1550 (5.05%) Software Developer
9 1542 (5.02%) Business Analyst
10 1387 (4.52%) Architect
11 1360 (4.43%) C# Developer
12 1321 (4.30%) Project Manager
13 1235 (4.02%) .NET Developer
14 1211 (3.94%) Senior Developer
15 1059 (3.45%) Junior Developer
16 814 (2.65%) Support Analyst
17 754 (2.46%) Graduate Developer
18 750 (2.44%) C# .NET Developer
19 738 (2.40%) Web Developer
20 578 (1.88%) Solutions Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5087 (16.56%) .NET
2 4597 (14.97%) HTML
3 3602 (11.73%) CSS
4 2441 (7.95%) ASP.NET
5 2229 (7.26%) XML
6 2071 (6.74%) Web Services
7 2027 (6.60%) jQuery
8 1562 (5.09%) HTML5
9 1321 (4.30%) Spring
10 957 (3.12%) ASP.NET MVC
11 940 (3.06%) .NET Framework
12 863 (2.81%) AngularJS
13 844 (2.75%) CSS3
14 824 (2.68%) J2EE
15 782 (2.55%) Ajax
16 738 (2.40%) REST
17 735 (2.39%) WCF
18 708 (2.31%) Hibernate
19 674 (2.19%) SOAP
20 656 (2.14%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 9873 (32.15%) Computer Science
2 4873 (15.87%) Analytical Skills
3 2955 (9.62%) Mathematics
4 1808 (5.89%) Management Information System
5 1355 (4.41%) User Experience
6 984 (3.20%) Physics
7 895 (2.91%) Data Centre
8 887 (2.89%) Algorithms
9 851 (2.77%) Mobile App
10 785 (2.56%) Enterprise Software
11 754 (2.46%) Statistics
12 670 (2.18%) Visualisation
13 630 (2.05%) Hedge funds
14 548 (1.78%) Social Media
15 539 (1.76%) Data Structures
16 428 (1.39%) Derivative
17 345 (1.12%) Client/Server
17 345 (1.12%) Economics
18 341 (1.11%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
19 326 (1.06%) Equities
Operating Systems
1 4608 (15.00%) Windows
2 3674 (11.96%) Linux
3 1898 (6.18%) UNIX
4 1144 (3.73%) Android
5 1060 (3.45%) Apple iOS
6 657 (2.14%) Windows Server 2008
7 433 (1.41%) Windows Server 2012
8 431 (1.40%) Windows 7
9 308 (1.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 289 (0.94%) Windows Server 2003
11 238 (0.77%) Solaris
12 218 (0.71%) Windows XP
13 176 (0.57%) CentOS
14 170 (0.55%) Windows 8
15 140 (0.46%) Ubuntu
16 130 (0.42%) Mac OS X
17 107 (0.35%) AIX
18 100 (0.33%) Windows Phone
19 88 (0.29%) Windows Mobile
20 78 (0.25%) Debian
Processes & Methodologies
1 7769 (25.30%) Agile Software Development
2 4598 (14.97%) Software Engineering
3 4161 (13.55%) Project Management
4 2872 (9.35%) OO
5 2401 (7.82%) SDLC
6 2381 (7.75%) ITIL
7 2346 (7.64%) Scrum
8 2192 (7.14%) Analytics
9 2145 (6.98%) TDD
10 2118 (6.90%) MVC
11 1740 (5.67%) Business Intelligence
12 1725 (5.62%) PRINCE2
13 1468 (4.78%) Mentoring
14 1405 (4.58%) E-Commerce
15 1397 (4.55%) CRM
16 1321 (4.30%) Business Analysis
17 1153 (3.75%) Stakeholder Management
18 1114 (3.63%) Continuous Integration
19 1092 (3.56%) Unit Testing
20 1028 (3.35%) Continuous Improvement
Programming Languages
1 7860 (25.59%) SQL
2 6329 (20.61%) Java
3 5545 (18.06%) C#
4 4846 (15.78%) JavaScript
5 3287 (10.70%) C++
6 2270 (7.39%) Python
7 1827 (5.95%) C
8 1420 (4.62%) PHP
9 1000 (3.26%) T-SQL
10 937 (3.05%) Perl
11 680 (2.21%) Ruby
12 669 (2.18%) VB.NET
13 595 (1.94%) PL/SQL
14 535 (1.74%) VB
15 528 (1.72%) VBA
16 484 (1.58%) PowerShell
17 480 (1.56%) R
18 444 (1.45%) Shell Script
19 414 (1.35%) Objective-C
20 394 (1.28%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 999 (3.25%) Security Cleared
2 918 (2.99%) Microsoft Certification
3 781 (2.54%) Cisco Certification
4 725 (2.36%) ISEB
5 590 (1.92%) SC Cleared
6 581 (1.89%) CISSP
7 527 (1.72%) PMI Certification
8 493 (1.61%) CCNA
9 430 (1.40%) MCSE
10 424 (1.38%) PhD
11 399 (1.30%) ISTQB
12 381 (1.24%) PMP
13 377 (1.23%) HND
14 376 (1.22%) ITIL Certification
15 357 (1.16%) CCNP
16 308 (1.00%) CISM
17 273 (0.89%) PRINCE2 Certification
18 253 (0.82%) MCP
19 226 (0.74%) DV Cleared
20 218 (0.71%) MBA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2014 (6.56%) QA
2 638 (2.08%) SLA
3 438 (1.43%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 245 (0.80%) PCI DSS
5 206 (0.67%) ISO 9001
6 146 (0.48%) Sarbanes-Oxley
7 126 (0.41%) COBIT
8 100 (0.33%) Data Quality
9 48 (0.16%) EMIR
10 47 (0.15%) ISO 9000
11 35 (0.11%) MiFID
12 31 (0.10%) ISO 14001
13 30 (0.098%) Dodd-Frank
14 25 (0.081%) CRD IV
15 23 (0.075%) HL7
15 23 (0.075%) TickIT
16 20 (0.065%) JSP 440
17 18 (0.059%) WCAG
18 16 (0.052%) SNOMED CT
18 16 (0.052%) Solvency II
System Software
1 1199 (3.90%) Active Directory
2 851 (2.77%) VMware Infrastructure
3 226 (0.74%) Hyper-V
4 177 (0.58%) Firmware
5 163 (0.53%) vSphere
6 148 (0.48%) XenApp
7 116 (0.38%) Docker
8 111 (0.36%) VMware ESX
9 91 (0.30%) XenDesktop
9 91 (0.30%) VMware ESXi
10 86 (0.28%) Oracle RAC
11 80 (0.26%) KVM
12 75 (0.24%) Xen
13 50 (0.16%) NFS
13 50 (0.16%) VirtualBox
14 45 (0.15%) HDFS
15 42 (0.14%) Varnish
16 41 (0.13%) Microsoft App-V
17 36 (0.12%) LXC
18 35 (0.11%) Terminal Services
Systems Management
1 417 (1.36%) Puppet
2 248 (0.81%) Opscode Chef
3 206 (0.67%) SCCM
4 188 (0.61%) Nagios
5 124 (0.40%) HP Quality Center
6 110 (0.36%) SCOM
7 99 (0.32%) Ansible
8 81 (0.26%) Vagrant
9 76 (0.25%) ZABBIX
10 74 (0.24%) Graphite
11 57 (0.19%) Cacti
12 51 (0.17%) Data Guard
13 50 (0.16%) OpenView
14 48 (0.16%) Backup Exec
15 45 (0.15%) Salt
16 44 (0.14%) WSUS
17 40 (0.13%) Oracle RMAN
18 38 (0.12%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
19 37 (0.12%) SolarWinds Orion
20 32 (0.10%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 5015 (16.33%) Microsoft
2 3393 (11.05%) Oracle
3 1261 (4.11%) VMware
4 1063 (3.46%) Cisco
5 987 (3.21%) SAP
6 775 (2.52%) Google
7 632 (2.06%) Citrix
8 573 (1.87%) IBM
9 542 (1.76%) HP
10 505 (1.64%) Adobe
11 394 (1.28%) Red Hat
12 374 (1.22%) Salesforce.com
13 354 (1.15%) Tableau
14 275 (0.90%) Juniper
15 222 (0.72%) Cognos
16 218 (0.71%) Apple
17 215 (0.70%) Informatica
18 192 (0.63%) Sybase
19 178 (0.58%) F5
20 169 (0.55%) Splunk
England
Planon Software
Salary: a competitive salary
Posted: 4 hours ago
Preston, Lancashire
University of Central Lancashire
Salary: £24,057 - £27,864 per annum PLUS excellent benefits
Posted: 4 hours ago
Edinburgh
OHO Group
Salary: £28000 - £55000 per annum, Benefits: Excellent culture, bonus + benefi
Posted: 4 hours ago
London
OHO Group
Salary: £28000 - £33000 per annum, Benefits: Excellent benefits and career pro
Posted: 4 hours ago
London
OHO Group
Salary: £50000 - £80000 per annum, Benefits: Excellent culture and big bonuses
Posted: 4 hours ago
London
Questor Resourcing
Salary: Upon experience & good benefits package
Posted: 4 hours ago
Coventry, Warwickshire
Computer Futures
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 4 hours ago
Staffordshire
Computer Futures
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 4 hours ago
Coventry, Warwickshire
Computer Futures
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 4 hours ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Real Staffing
Salary: £30000 - £45000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 4 hours ago
Berkshire
Real Staffing
Salary: £40000 - £60000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 4 hours ago
Hatfield, Hertfordshire
Deerfoot IT
Salary: £55000 - £65000 per annum
Posted: 4 hours ago
Nottingham, Nottinghamshire
Deerfoot IT
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: 4 hours ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Adria Solutions Ltd
Salary: £20000 - £28000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 4 hours ago
Cheltenham, Gloucestershire
Novate IT Ltd
Salary: £17000 - £22000 per annum
Posted: 4 hours ago
North Humberside
Searchability
Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum + excellent benefits
Posted: 4 hours ago
Worcestershire
Searchability
Salary: £28000 - £30000 per annum + excellent benefits
Posted: 4 hours ago
City, London
Searchability
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + excellent benefits
Posted: 4 hours ago
Blackburn, Lancashire
Bluefire Consulting
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + Pension, Health, 25 days
Posted: 4 hours ago
Birmingham, Warwickshire
Bluetownonline Ltd
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 6 hours ago