The first table below looks at the demand 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 16 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Qualifications currently tracked.

Location
3 months to
16 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Degree
Rank 13 12 12
Rank change year-on-year
-1 0
Permanent jobs citing Degree 17299 15806 17703
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 14.09% 13.98% 14.08%
As % of the Qualifications category 51.97% 50.29% 50.67%
Number of salaries quoted 13742 12673 14853
Average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.25% -
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £67,500 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -
Qualifications Category
UK
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
33288 31432 34939
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 27.12% 27.80% 27.79%
Number of salaries quoted 26572 25314 29641
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 £27,000 £27,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £65,000 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

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 16 April 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 16 April 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
(Click each for more statistics)
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
Find
Job
Vacancies
England -2 16203 £43,000 +7.50% 2453
London +3 7593 £52,500 +5.00% 974
South East -2 3619 £42,500 +6.25% 462
City of London -3 1679 £52,500 +10.52% 316
East of England 0 1546 £40,000 +6.66% 299
Surrey -1 887 £47,500 +18.75% 109
South West -1 851 £35,000 - 231
Berkshire 0 811 £44,500 +4.70% 108
North West -1 787 £35,000 +7.69% 149
Cambridgeshire +2 698 £40,000 +6.66% 198
Yorkshire -4 639 £35,000 - 100
West Midlands +2 621 £38,000 +8.57% 114
Cambridge 0 582 £40,000 +1.26% 175
Hampshire +2 577 £39,000 +4.00% 84
Scotland -7 493 £40,000 +14.28% 74
East Midlands +3 477 £35,000 +6.06% 90
Manchester -3 453 £32,500 - 72
Hertfordshire +2 384 £40,000 +6.66% 55
West Yorkshire -6 378 £35,000 - 67
Bristol +5 377 £37,500 +15.38% 75
Reading +9 374 £43,000 +11.68% 51
Oxfordshire -3 301 £40,000 - 52
Buckinghamshire -1 274 £40,000 +6.66% 34
Leeds -10 274 £35,000 - 44
Edinburgh -5 226 £37,000 +13.84% 30
Birmingham +8 203 £45,000 - 31
East Sussex +6 202 £37,500 -6.25% 15
Kent 0 191 £44,000 +10.00% 30
West Sussex -2 183 £42,000 +20.00% 24
Brighton +4 180 £37,500 -6.25% 10

Degree
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 16 April 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 10312 (32.43%) Computer Science
2 8503 (26.74%) Finance
3 8333 (26.20%) SQL
4 6962 (21.89%) Java
5 6514 (20.48%) C#
6 6254 (19.67%) .NET
7 5453 (17.15%) Microsoft
8 5283 (16.61%) HTML
9 5269 (16.57%) SQL Server
10 5050 (15.88%) JavaScript
11 5025 (15.80%) Windows
12 4433 (13.94%) Software Engineering
13 4389 (13.80%) Linux
14 4069 (12.80%) Agile Software Development
15 4009 (12.61%) C++
16 3886 (12.22%) CSS
17 3794 (11.93%) OO
18 3774 (11.87%) Project Management
19 3544 (11.14%) Oracle
20 3521 (11.07%) MS Excel
21 3347 (10.52%) Mathematics
22 3029 (9.52%) ASP.NET
23 2636 (8.29%) XML
24 2591 (8.15%) Marketing
25 2542 (7.99%) UNIX
26 2425 (7.63%) Scrum
27 2346 (7.38%) Web Services
28 2293 (7.21%) MVC
29 2283 (7.18%) jQuery
30 2275 (7.15%) Python

Degree
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 16 April 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 1081 (3.40%) SharePoint
2 871 (2.74%) Apache
3 839 (2.64%) IIS
4 676 (2.13%) Tomcat
5 651 (2.05%) SAS
6 614 (1.93%) MS Exchange
7 582 (1.83%) CMS
8 381 (1.20%) WebSphere
9 327 (1.03%) Node.js
10 320 (1.01%) WebLogic
11 228 (0.72%) SharePoint 2010
12 218 (0.69%) Exchange Server 2010
13 183 (0.58%) Drupal
14 142 (0.45%) WordPress
15 136 (0.43%) BizTalk Server
15 136 (0.43%) Lync
16 134 (0.42%) SharePoint Server
17 121 (0.38%) SharePoint 2013
18 108 (0.34%) nginx
19 96 (0.30%) WebSphere Application Server
Applications
1 3521 (11.07%) MS Excel
2 1622 (5.10%) MS Office
3 615 (1.93%) MS PowerPoint
4 497 (1.56%) MS Project
5 439 (1.38%) Photoshop
6 428 (1.35%) MS Visio
7 277 (0.87%) SPSS
8 222 (0.70%) Adobe Illustrator
9 85 (0.27%) Spreadsheet
10 75 (0.24%) Simulink
11 59 (0.19%) OmniGraffle
12 56 (0.18%) Fireworks
13 48 (0.15%) Acrobat
13 48 (0.15%) InDesign
14 43 (0.14%) AutoCAD
15 38 (0.12%) Adobe After Effects
16 30 (0.094%) InfoPath
17 25 (0.079%) Stata
18 20 (0.063%) PowerPivot
19 19 (0.060%) FrameMaker
Business Applications
1 291 (0.92%) Dynamics CRM
2 222 (0.70%) Google Analytics
3 217 (0.68%) Magento
4 173 (0.54%) Oracle EBS
5 110 (0.35%) Dynamics AX
6 98 (0.31%) SAP BPC
7 90 (0.28%) SAP CRM
7 90 (0.28%) SAP FI
8 89 (0.28%) SAP SD
9 85 (0.27%) SAP CO
10 84 (0.26%) SAP FI/CO
11 79 (0.25%) Oracle General Ledger
12 73 (0.23%) Oracle Payables
13 71 (0.22%) SiteCatalyst
14 66 (0.21%) Oracle Financials
15 62 (0.19%) WebTrends
16 59 (0.19%) Oracle Receivables
17 55 (0.17%) Oracle BPM
18 54 (0.17%) Oracle EBS R12
19 52 (0.16%) Oracle CRM
Cloud Services
1 575 (1.81%) SaaS
2 184 (0.58%) Cloud Computing
3 174 (0.55%) Microsoft Azure
4 169 (0.53%) Amazon AWS
5 96 (0.30%) GitHub
6 92 (0.29%) Office 365
7 59 (0.19%) Amazon EC2
8 45 (0.14%) Force.com
9 44 (0.14%) Google Apps
10 43 (0.14%) Google App Engine
11 42 (0.13%) SuccessFactors
12 32 (0.10%) IaaS
13 25 (0.079%) PaaS
14 16 (0.050%) Basecamp
15 13 (0.041%) Amazon ELB
16 12 (0.038%) Taleo
16 12 (0.038%) Route 53
17 10 (0.031%) Trello
18 9 (0.028%) Amazon S3
19 8 (0.025%) Heroku
Communications & Networking
1 1032 (3.25%) TCP/IP
2 1016 (3.19%) Internet
3 905 (2.85%) Firewall
4 599 (1.88%) LAN
5 552 (1.74%) DNS
6 524 (1.65%) WAN
7 520 (1.64%) HTTP
8 514 (1.62%) VPN
9 452 (1.42%) SAN
10 443 (1.39%) Wireless
11 357 (1.12%) DHCP
12 293 (0.92%) VoIP
13 262 (0.82%) Network Security
14 213 (0.67%) Ethernet
15 205 (0.64%) Intranet
16 184 (0.58%) NAS
17 174 (0.55%) LDAP
18 172 (0.54%) SSL
19 158 (0.50%) Broadband
20 157 (0.49%) LTE
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5269 (16.57%) SQL Server
2 1826 (5.74%) MySQL
3 1673 (5.26%) Relational Database
4 1085 (3.41%) SQL Server 2008
5 946 (2.97%) Data Warehouse
6 821 (2.58%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 762 (2.40%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 706 (2.22%) Big Data
9 676 (2.13%) Oracle Database
10 659 (2.07%) RDBMS
11 614 (1.93%) SQL Server 2005
12 482 (1.52%) NoSQL
12 482 (1.52%) SQL Server Analysis Services
13 449 (1.41%) Hadoop
14 423 (1.33%) SQL Server 2012
15 369 (1.16%) Data Mining
16 322 (1.01%) PostgreSQL
17 316 (0.99%) MongoDB
18 238 (0.75%) Oracle Database 11g
19 231 (0.73%) DB2
Development Applications
1 1324 (4.16%) Visual Studio
2 949 (2.98%) Git (software)
3 906 (2.85%) Subversion
4 614 (1.93%) Selenium
5 605 (1.90%) Team Foundation Server
6 585 (1.84%) Eclipse
7 573 (1.80%) Maven
8 515 (1.62%) JUnit
9 422 (1.33%) JIRA
10 307 (0.97%) Jenkins
11 306 (0.96%) NUnit
12 290 (0.91%) Ant
13 166 (0.52%) QuickTest Pro
14 157 (0.49%) Cucumber
15 154 (0.48%) WebDriver
16 146 (0.46%) Moq
17 135 (0.42%) Xcode
18 126 (0.40%) TeamCity
19 122 (0.38%) Mercurial
20 121 (0.38%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 8503 (26.74%) Finance
2 2591 (8.15%) Marketing
3 2206 (6.94%) Banking
4 1769 (5.56%) Telecoms
5 1606 (5.05%) Retail
6 926 (2.91%) Games
7 861 (2.71%) Front Office
8 717 (2.25%) Electronics
9 692 (2.18%) Manufacturing
10 676 (2.13%) Investment Banking
11 656 (2.06%) Advertising
11 656 (2.06%) Legal
12 459 (1.44%) Financial Institution
13 400 (1.26%) Back Office
14 367 (1.15%) Publishing
15 350 (1.10%) Pharmaceutical
16 322 (1.01%) Law
17 312 (0.98%) French Language
18 298 (0.94%) German Language
19 250 (0.79%) Billing
Job Titles
1 10700 (33.65%) Developer
2 4971 (15.63%) Analyst
3 2368 (7.45%) Consultant
4 2160 (6.79%) Java Developer
5 2068 (6.50%) Software Engineer
6 1920 (6.04%) Graduate
7 1729 (5.44%) Software Developer
8 1606 (5.05%) C# Developer
9 1598 (5.02%) Junior
10 1584 (4.98%) Business Analyst
11 1530 (4.81%) Senior Developer
12 1502 (4.72%) .NET Developer
13 1280 (4.03%) Architect
14 1205 (3.79%) Project Manager
15 1026 (3.23%) Web Developer
16 956 (3.01%) Junior Developer
17 911 (2.86%) C# .NET Developer
18 884 (2.78%) Programmer
19 794 (2.50%) Support Analyst
20 769 (2.42%) C++ Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6254 (19.67%) .NET
2 5283 (16.61%) HTML
3 3886 (12.22%) CSS
4 3029 (9.52%) ASP.NET
5 2636 (8.29%) XML
6 2346 (7.38%) Web Services
7 2283 (7.18%) jQuery
8 1722 (5.41%) HTML5
9 1460 (4.59%) .NET Framework
10 1266 (3.98%) Spring
11 1171 (3.68%) WCF
12 1142 (3.59%) Ajax
13 1140 (3.58%) J2EE
14 1001 (3.15%) WPF
15 920 (2.89%) CSS3
16 871 (2.74%) ASP.NET MVC
17 825 (2.59%) Hibernate
18 764 (2.40%) XSLT
19 666 (2.09%) SOAP
20 612 (1.92%) JSP
Miscellaneous
1 10312 (32.43%) Computer Science
2 3347 (10.52%) Mathematics
3 1412 (4.44%) Management Information System
4 1186 (3.73%) Physics
5 998 (3.14%) Mobile App
6 904 (2.84%) Statistics
7 861 (2.71%) Open Source
8 828 (2.60%) Enterprise Software
9 601 (1.89%) Derivative
10 595 (1.87%) Social Media
11 559 (1.76%) Hedge funds
12 484 (1.52%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
13 439 (1.38%) Visualisation
14 404 (1.27%) Economics
15 387 (1.22%) Equities
16 366 (1.15%) Client/Server
17 347 (1.09%) Fixed Income
18 299 (0.94%) Digital Media
19 255 (0.80%) PMI
20 251 (0.79%) N-Tier
Operating Systems
1 5025 (15.80%) Windows
2 4389 (13.80%) Linux
3 2542 (7.99%) UNIX
4 1081 (3.40%) Android
5 1038 (3.26%) Windows Server 2008
6 1026 (3.23%) Apple iOS
7 614 (1.93%) Windows 7
8 608 (1.91%) Windows Server 2003
9 454 (1.43%) Solaris
10 344 (1.08%) Windows XP
11 322 (1.01%) Windows Server 2012
12 251 (0.79%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
13 228 (0.72%) Mac OS X
13 228 (0.72%) Windows 8
14 196 (0.62%) Ubuntu
15 189 (0.59%) AIX
16 161 (0.51%) CentOS
17 115 (0.36%) Windows Phone
18 101 (0.32%) Windows Vista
19 72 (0.23%) Windows Mobile
Processes & Methodologies
1 4433 (13.94%) Software Engineering
2 4069 (12.80%) Agile Software Development
3 3794 (11.93%) OO
4 3774 (11.87%) Project Management
5 2425 (7.63%) Scrum
6 2293 (7.21%) MVC
7 2126 (6.69%) ITIL
8 2095 (6.59%) TDD
9 1944 (6.11%) Analytics
10 1891 (5.95%) E-Commerce
11 1550 (4.87%) Business Intelligence
12 1543 (4.85%) PRINCE2
13 1454 (4.57%) Business Analysis
14 1416 (4.45%) CRM
15 1333 (4.19%) Unit Testing
16 1320 (4.15%) Web Development
17 1239 (3.90%) OOP
18 1188 (3.74%) Multithreading
19 1060 (3.33%) UML
20 1015 (3.19%) Risk Management
Programming Languages
1 8333 (26.20%) SQL
2 6962 (21.89%) Java
3 6514 (20.48%) C#
4 5050 (15.88%) JavaScript
5 4009 (12.61%) C++
6 2275 (7.15%) Python
7 2096 (6.59%) C
8 1810 (5.69%) PHP
9 1262 (3.97%) Perl
10 1164 (3.66%) T-SQL
11 885 (2.78%) VB.NET
12 762 (2.40%) VB
13 660 (2.08%) Ruby
14 637 (2.00%) PL/SQL
15 488 (1.53%) VBA
16 457 (1.44%) PowerShell
17 420 (1.32%) Shell Script
18 411 (1.29%) Objective-C
19 381 (1.20%) Bash Shell
20 373 (1.17%) Scala
Qualifications
1 1329 (4.18%) Microsoft Certification
2 947 (2.98%) ISEB
3 928 (2.92%) Security Cleared
4 671 (2.11%) Cisco Certification
5 518 (1.63%) PhD
6 472 (1.48%) MCSE
7 458 (1.44%) PMI Certification
8 410 (1.29%) CCNA
9 409 (1.29%) SC Cleared
10 399 (1.25%) MCP
11 396 (1.25%) ITIL Certification
12 389 (1.22%) HND
13 363 (1.14%) ISTQB
14 357 (1.12%) CISSP
15 313 (0.98%) MBA
16 294 (0.92%) PMP
17 292 (0.92%) CCNP
18 283 (0.89%) CISA
19 273 (0.86%) PRINCE2 Certification
20 236 (0.74%) MCITP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2225 (7.00%) QA
2 559 (1.76%) SLA
3 366 (1.15%) ISO 9001
4 332 (1.04%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 188 (0.59%) PCI DSS
6 104 (0.33%) Sarbanes-Oxley
7 82 (0.26%) COBIT
8 70 (0.22%) Data Quality
9 61 (0.19%) TickIT
10 43 (0.14%) HL7
11 35 (0.11%) EMIR
12 32 (0.10%) Dodd-Frank
13 31 (0.097%) ISO 9000
14 28 (0.088%) JSP 440
15 24 (0.075%) DICOM
16 22 (0.069%) ISO/IEC 17799
16 22 (0.069%) BS25999
17 20 (0.063%) BS7799
17 20 (0.063%) COSO
18 18 (0.057%) Basel III
System Software
1 1111 (3.49%) Active Directory
2 840 (2.64%) VMware Infrastructure
3 304 (0.96%) Hyper-V
4 160 (0.50%) vSphere
5 146 (0.46%) XenApp
6 143 (0.45%) VMware ESX
7 83 (0.26%) VMware ESXi
8 71 (0.22%) NFS
9 67 (0.21%) KVM
10 66 (0.21%) XenDesktop
11 64 (0.20%) Oracle RMAN
12 58 (0.18%) Xen
13 56 (0.18%) XenServer
14 46 (0.14%) VMware Workstation
15 44 (0.14%) Oracle RAC
16 38 (0.12%) Varnish
17 30 (0.094%) Forefront TMG
18 29 (0.091%) Microsoft App-V
19 25 (0.079%) Terminal Services
20 24 (0.075%) Postfix
Systems Management
1 221 (0.69%) Puppet
2 193 (0.61%) SCCM
3 186 (0.58%) HP Quality Center
4 157 (0.49%) Opscode Chef
5 119 (0.37%) Nagios
6 90 (0.28%) SCOM
7 77 (0.24%) WSUS
8 71 (0.22%) Legato
9 61 (0.19%) ARCserve
10 58 (0.18%) NetBackup
11 52 (0.16%) Backup Exec
12 49 (0.15%) Data Guard
13 44 (0.14%) Plesk
14 36 (0.11%) Tivoli
15 32 (0.10%) OpenView
15 32 (0.10%) Cacti
16 30 (0.094%) MOM
17 27 (0.085%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
18 26 (0.082%) Norton AntiVirus
19 24 (0.075%) Capistrano
Vendors
1 5453 (17.15%) Microsoft
2 3544 (11.14%) Oracle
3 1370 (4.31%) SAP
4 1191 (3.75%) VMware
5 1072 (3.37%) Cisco
6 701 (2.20%) Google
7 599 (1.88%) HP
8 528 (1.66%) IBM
9 478 (1.50%) Adobe
10 470 (1.48%) Citrix
11 409 (1.29%) JBoss
12 351 (1.10%) Red Hat
13 330 (1.04%) Business Objects
14 298 (0.94%) Salesforce.com
15 286 (0.90%) Sybase
16 283 (0.89%) NetApp
17 272 (0.86%) Zend
18 232 (0.73%) EMC
19 231 (0.73%) Juniper
20 195 (0.61%) Facebook
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