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 28 July 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
28 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Degree
Rank 13 13 12
Rank change year-on-year
0 -1
Permanent jobs citing Degree 16717 15249 16448
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 14.28% 14.02% 13.94%
As % of the Qualifications category 52.61% 51.39% 49.78%
Number of salaries quoted 12956 12011 13877
Average salary £42,500 £42,000 £41,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+1.19% +2.43%
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 £38,500 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+2.66% -
Qualifications Category
UK
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
31774 29671 33039
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 27.14% 27.28% 28.00%
Number of salaries quoted 24870 23890 28299
Average salary £44,000 £42,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+3.52% -
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £65,000 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £41,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+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 28 July 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 28 July 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 0 15639 £42,500 - 2046
London +2 7383 £50,000 - 858
South East -1 3482 £40,000 - 366
City of London +5 1816 £50,000 - 325
East of England +1 1272 £40,000 +6.66% 202
Surrey +2 946 £43,500 -1.69% 92
South West -3 813 £35,000 - 152
North West 0 771 £37,500 +7.14% 137
Berkshire -2 685 £40,000 -5.88% 86
West Midlands 0 657 £37,500 -6.25% 97
Yorkshire -5 626 £35,000 - 100
Hampshire +1 608 £40,000 +6.66% 77
Cambridgeshire +2 568 £38,500 -2.53% 114
Scotland -7 502 £38,250 +4.79% 74
Cambridge +2 499 £38,500 -3.75% 101
Manchester -1 472 £37,500 +7.14% 66
East Midlands 0 469 £37,500 +15.38% 98
West Yorkshire -5 402 £35,000 -2.77% 54
Hertfordshire -7 308 £40,000 +6.66% 41
Buckinghamshire +1 286 £40,000 +7.38% 27
Reading -1 286 £42,500 - 28
Bristol +1 276 £37,500 +10.29% 44
Leeds -15 272 £34,500 -1.42% 38
Oxfordshire -3 270 £36,500 -7.59% 26
East Sussex -1 261 £40,000 +6.66% 13
Brighton 0 241 £40,000 +2.56% 11
Birmingham +4 232 £42,832 -4.81% 25
Edinburgh 0 230 £38,000 +8.57% 27
Guildford +7 209 £43,250 -3.88% 10
Milton Keynes +6 189 £40,000 +14.28% 15

Degree
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 28 July 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 10963 (32.49%) Computer Science
2 9092 (26.94%) Finance
3 8474 (25.11%) SQL
4 7256 (21.50%) Java
5 6796 (20.14%) C#
6 6431 (19.06%) .NET
7 5831 (17.28%) Microsoft
8 5737 (17.00%) JavaScript
9 5661 (16.78%) HTML
10 5427 (16.08%) SQL Server
11 5208 (15.43%) Windows
12 4943 (14.65%) Software Engineering
13 4510 (13.37%) Linux
14 4330 (12.83%) Agile Software Development
15 4307 (12.76%) CSS
16 4182 (12.39%) C++
17 4072 (12.07%) Project Management
18 4059 (12.03%) OO
19 3919 (11.61%) MS Excel
20 3598 (10.66%) Oracle
21 3560 (10.55%) Mathematics
22 3142 (9.31%) ASP.NET
23 2736 (8.11%) XML
24 2711 (8.03%) Marketing
25 2574 (7.63%) UNIX
26 2569 (7.61%) jQuery
27 2551 (7.56%) Scrum
28 2492 (7.39%) Python
29 2362 (7.00%) QA
30 2360 (6.99%) Web Services

Degree
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 28 July 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 1163 (3.45%) SharePoint
2 840 (2.49%) IIS
3 819 (2.43%) Apache
4 789 (2.34%) SAS
5 740 (2.19%) Tomcat
6 718 (2.13%) MS Exchange
7 611 (1.81%) CMS
8 438 (1.30%) Node.js
9 356 (1.06%) WebSphere
10 308 (0.91%) WebLogic
11 272 (0.81%) Exchange Server 2010
12 201 (0.60%) SharePoint 2010
13 190 (0.56%) Lync
14 188 (0.56%) Drupal
15 176 (0.52%) WordPress
15 176 (0.52%) BizTalk Server
16 144 (0.43%) Exchange Server 2013
17 140 (0.41%) SharePoint 2013
18 112 (0.33%) SharePoint Server
19 109 (0.32%) Exchange Server 2007
Applications
1 3919 (11.61%) MS Excel
2 1737 (5.15%) MS Office
3 705 (2.09%) MS PowerPoint
4 549 (1.63%) MS Project
5 461 (1.37%) Photoshop
6 406 (1.20%) MS Visio
7 289 (0.86%) SPSS
8 257 (0.76%) Adobe Illustrator
9 111 (0.33%) Spreadsheet
10 82 (0.24%) InDesign
11 69 (0.20%) Simulink
12 57 (0.17%) AutoCAD
13 46 (0.14%) OmniGraffle
14 45 (0.13%) InfoPath
15 42 (0.12%) Acrobat
16 38 (0.11%) Adobe After Effects
17 34 (0.10%) Fireworks
17 34 (0.10%) CPLEX
18 32 (0.095%) FrameMaker
19 27 (0.080%) PowerPivot
Business Applications
1 256 (0.76%) Magento
2 255 (0.76%) Dynamics CRM
3 239 (0.71%) Google Analytics
4 202 (0.60%) Oracle EBS
5 138 (0.41%) Dynamics AX
6 100 (0.30%) SAP FI
7 99 (0.29%) SAP BPC
8 97 (0.29%) SAP CO
9 95 (0.28%) SAP FI/CO
10 93 (0.28%) Oracle General Ledger
11 72 (0.21%) SAP CRM
12 68 (0.20%) WebTrends
12 68 (0.20%) Oracle Payables
12 68 (0.20%) Oracle BPM
13 59 (0.17%) Oracle Applications
13 59 (0.17%) SAP SD
13 59 (0.17%) Oracle Receivables
14 56 (0.17%) SiteCatalyst
14 56 (0.17%) Oracle Financials
14 56 (0.17%) Dynamics NAV
Cloud Services
1 663 (1.96%) SaaS
2 225 (0.67%) Microsoft Azure
3 207 (0.61%) Cloud Computing
4 174 (0.52%) Amazon AWS
5 170 (0.50%) Office 365
6 114 (0.34%) GitHub
7 83 (0.25%) Amazon EC2
8 51 (0.15%) Force.com
9 49 (0.15%) PaaS
10 48 (0.14%) IaaS
11 37 (0.11%) Google Apps
11 37 (0.11%) Google App Engine
12 30 (0.089%) SuccessFactors
13 24 (0.071%) Taleo
14 14 (0.041%) Trello
15 13 (0.039%) Amazon S3
16 12 (0.036%) Basecamp
17 10 (0.030%) Route 53
17 10 (0.030%) Amazon ELB
18 9 (0.027%) ElastiCache
Communications & Networking
1 1201 (3.56%) Internet
2 986 (2.92%) TCP/IP
3 911 (2.70%) Firewall
4 694 (2.06%) LAN
5 620 (1.84%) HTTP
6 586 (1.74%) WAN
7 566 (1.68%) DNS
8 535 (1.59%) SAN
9 470 (1.39%) Wireless
10 459 (1.36%) VPN
11 381 (1.13%) DHCP
12 327 (0.97%) Network Security
13 301 (0.89%) Intranet
14 290 (0.86%) VoIP
15 236 (0.70%) Ethernet
16 203 (0.60%) NAS
17 184 (0.55%) SSL
18 171 (0.51%) VLAN
19 160 (0.47%) LDAP
20 155 (0.46%) MPLS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5427 (16.08%) SQL Server
2 1913 (5.67%) MySQL
3 1733 (5.14%) Relational Database
4 956 (2.83%) SQL Server 2008
5 926 (2.74%) Data Warehouse
6 831 (2.46%) Big Data
7 809 (2.40%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 731 (2.17%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 649 (1.92%) RDBMS
10 647 (1.92%) Oracle Database
11 540 (1.60%) Hadoop
12 506 (1.50%) NoSQL
13 478 (1.42%) SQL Server 2005
14 446 (1.32%) SQL Server 2012
15 428 (1.27%) Data Mining
16 404 (1.20%) MongoDB
17 398 (1.18%) PostgreSQL
18 379 (1.12%) SQL Server Analysis Services
19 246 (0.73%) QlikView
20 218 (0.65%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 1296 (3.84%) Visual Studio
2 1193 (3.54%) Git (software)
3 962 (2.85%) Subversion
4 698 (2.07%) Team Foundation Server
5 682 (2.02%) Selenium
6 619 (1.83%) Maven
7 548 (1.62%) JIRA
8 504 (1.49%) Eclipse
9 497 (1.47%) JUnit
10 418 (1.24%) Jenkins
11 366 (1.08%) NUnit
12 299 (0.89%) Ant
13 224 (0.66%) Cucumber
14 203 (0.60%) QuickTest Pro
15 176 (0.52%) WebDriver
16 143 (0.42%) Moq
17 133 (0.39%) Rhino Mocks
18 130 (0.39%) Jasmine
19 127 (0.38%) Rational DOORS
20 120 (0.36%) Hudson
General
1 9092 (26.94%) Finance
2 2711 (8.03%) Marketing
3 2182 (6.47%) Banking
4 1847 (5.47%) Telecoms
5 1646 (4.88%) Retail
6 890 (2.64%) Front Office
7 873 (2.59%) Games
8 803 (2.38%) Electronics
9 784 (2.32%) Advertising
10 736 (2.18%) Investment Banking
11 708 (2.10%) Manufacturing
12 667 (1.98%) Legal
13 462 (1.37%) Financial Institution
14 441 (1.31%) Back Office
15 416 (1.23%) Publishing
16 386 (1.14%) Law
17 348 (1.03%) Pharmaceutical
18 335 (0.99%) French Language
19 313 (0.93%) German Language
20 263 (0.78%) Aerospace
Job Titles
1 11193 (33.17%) Developer
2 5143 (15.24%) Analyst
3 2489 (7.38%) Consultant
4 2297 (6.81%) Graduate
5 2282 (6.76%) Java Developer
6 2070 (6.13%) Software Engineer
7 1804 (5.35%) Junior
8 1686 (5.00%) Software Developer
9 1635 (4.85%) .NET Developer
10 1609 (4.77%) C# Developer
11 1484 (4.40%) Senior Developer
12 1457 (4.32%) Business Analyst
13 1315 (3.90%) Architect
14 1269 (3.76%) Project Manager
15 1011 (3.00%) Junior Developer
16 966 (2.86%) Web Developer
17 953 (2.82%) C# .NET Developer
18 875 (2.59%) Graduate Developer
19 792 (2.35%) Tester
20 779 (2.31%) Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6431 (19.06%) .NET
2 5661 (16.78%) HTML
3 4307 (12.76%) CSS
4 3142 (9.31%) ASP.NET
5 2736 (8.11%) XML
6 2569 (7.61%) jQuery
7 2360 (6.99%) Web Services
8 1839 (5.45%) HTML5
9 1367 (4.05%) Spring
10 1294 (3.83%) .NET Framework
11 1144 (3.39%) WCF
12 1070 (3.17%) CSS3
13 1052 (3.12%) Ajax
14 1024 (3.03%) J2EE
15 967 (2.87%) WPF
16 931 (2.76%) ASP.NET MVC
17 811 (2.40%) Hibernate
18 711 (2.11%) XSLT
19 701 (2.08%) REST
20 692 (2.05%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 10963 (32.49%) Computer Science
2 3560 (10.55%) Mathematics
3 1559 (4.62%) Management Information System
4 1170 (3.47%) Physics
5 1063 (3.15%) Mobile App
6 929 (2.75%) Open Source
7 916 (2.71%) Statistics
8 780 (2.31%) Enterprise Software
9 700 (2.07%) Social Media
10 548 (1.62%) Visualisation
11 542 (1.61%) Hedge funds
12 522 (1.55%) Derivative
13 487 (1.44%) Client/Server
14 471 (1.40%) Economics
15 466 (1.38%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
16 392 (1.16%) Equities
17 320 (0.95%) Digital Media
18 313 (0.93%) Fixed Income
19 301 (0.89%) PMI
20 251 (0.74%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 5208 (15.43%) Windows
2 4510 (13.37%) Linux
3 2574 (7.63%) UNIX
4 1117 (3.31%) Android
5 983 (2.91%) Windows Server 2008
6 884 (2.62%) Apple iOS
7 605 (1.79%) Windows Server 2003
7 605 (1.79%) Windows 7
8 412 (1.22%) Solaris
9 322 (0.95%) Windows Server 2012
10 321 (0.95%) Windows XP
11 237 (0.70%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
12 208 (0.62%) Windows 8
13 191 (0.57%) Mac OS X
14 165 (0.49%) AIX
15 135 (0.40%) Ubuntu
16 117 (0.35%) CentOS
17 84 (0.25%) Windows Vista
18 83 (0.25%) Windows Phone
18 83 (0.25%) Debian
Processes & Methodologies
1 4943 (14.65%) Software Engineering
2 4330 (12.83%) Agile Software Development
3 4072 (12.07%) Project Management
4 4059 (12.03%) OO
5 2551 (7.56%) Scrum
6 2340 (6.93%) ITIL
7 2313 (6.85%) MVC
8 2308 (6.84%) TDD
9 2095 (6.21%) Analytics
10 1816 (5.38%) E-Commerce
11 1740 (5.16%) PRINCE2
12 1514 (4.49%) CRM
13 1513 (4.48%) Business Analysis
14 1504 (4.46%) Business Intelligence
15 1447 (4.29%) Web Development
16 1350 (4.00%) OOP
17 1306 (3.87%) Unit Testing
18 1264 (3.75%) Multithreading
19 1122 (3.33%) Risk Management
20 975 (2.89%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 8474 (25.11%) SQL
2 7256 (21.50%) Java
3 6796 (20.14%) C#
4 5737 (17.00%) JavaScript
5 4182 (12.39%) C++
6 2492 (7.39%) Python
7 2303 (6.83%) C
8 1765 (5.23%) PHP
9 1090 (3.23%) Perl
10 1044 (3.09%) T-SQL
11 921 (2.73%) VB.NET
12 772 (2.29%) VB
13 717 (2.12%) Ruby
14 607 (1.80%) PL/SQL
15 573 (1.70%) VBA
16 529 (1.57%) PowerShell
17 404 (1.20%) Bash Shell
18 395 (1.17%) Shell Script
19 376 (1.11%) Objective-C
20 356 (1.06%) Scala
Qualifications
1 1350 (4.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 1231 (3.65%) Security Cleared
3 1006 (2.98%) ISEB
4 754 (2.23%) Cisco Certification
5 641 (1.90%) PhD
6 567 (1.68%) SC Cleared
7 566 (1.68%) MCSE
8 526 (1.56%) PMI Certification
9 517 (1.53%) CISSP
10 460 (1.36%) CCNA
11 381 (1.13%) ISTQB
12 363 (1.08%) HND
13 360 (1.07%) MCP
14 331 (0.98%) MBA
15 322 (0.95%) CISA
16 311 (0.92%) ITIL Certification
17 309 (0.92%) PMP
18 288 (0.85%) CCNP
19 278 (0.82%) CISM
20 272 (0.81%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2362 (7.00%) QA
2 656 (1.94%) SLA
3 477 (1.41%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 395 (1.17%) ISO 9001
5 301 (0.89%) PCI DSS
6 115 (0.34%) Sarbanes-Oxley
7 108 (0.32%) COBIT
8 89 (0.26%) Data Quality
9 68 (0.20%) TickIT
10 60 (0.18%) JSP 440
11 49 (0.15%) ISO/IEC 17799
12 43 (0.13%) ISO 9000
13 39 (0.12%) Basel III
14 38 (0.11%) Dodd-Frank
15 37 (0.11%) EMIR
16 29 (0.086%) ISO 14001
16 29 (0.086%) HL7
17 23 (0.068%) Solvency II
18 21 (0.062%) IEC 61508
19 20 (0.059%) Basel II
System Software
1 1278 (3.79%) Active Directory
2 878 (2.60%) VMware Infrastructure
3 304 (0.90%) Hyper-V
4 202 (0.60%) VMware ESX
5 147 (0.44%) vSphere
6 143 (0.42%) XenApp
7 93 (0.28%) VMware ESXi
8 73 (0.22%) Oracle RAC
9 66 (0.20%) Oracle RMAN
10 60 (0.18%) KVM
11 58 (0.17%) XenDesktop
12 56 (0.17%) XenServer
13 55 (0.16%) VMware Workstation
14 53 (0.16%) Xen
15 47 (0.14%) NFS
16 42 (0.12%) vCloud
17 41 (0.12%) Terminal Services
17 41 (0.12%) Varnish
18 32 (0.095%) Microsoft App-V
19 31 (0.092%) IMail Server
Systems Management
1 222 (0.66%) Puppet
2 199 (0.59%) SCCM
3 195 (0.58%) HP Quality Center
4 165 (0.49%) Opscode Chef
5 124 (0.37%) Nagios
6 96 (0.28%) SCOM
7 75 (0.22%) Backup Exec
8 64 (0.19%) Data Guard
9 60 (0.18%) NetBackup
10 59 (0.17%) WSUS
11 45 (0.13%) OpenView
12 38 (0.11%) Tivoli
13 34 (0.10%) Cacti
14 28 (0.083%) Cisco CUCM
15 27 (0.080%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
15 27 (0.080%) Salt
16 26 (0.077%) Ansible
16 26 (0.077%) Netcool
17 25 (0.074%) SCVMM
18 23 (0.068%) SolarWinds Orion
Vendors
1 5831 (17.28%) Microsoft
2 3598 (10.66%) Oracle
3 1279 (3.79%) VMware
4 1251 (3.71%) SAP
5 1236 (3.66%) Cisco
6 689 (2.04%) Google
7 651 (1.93%) HP
8 577 (1.71%) Adobe
9 544 (1.61%) IBM
10 515 (1.53%) Citrix
11 402 (1.19%) Salesforce.com
12 386 (1.14%) JBoss
13 357 (1.06%) Red Hat
14 325 (0.96%) Business Objects
15 288 (0.85%) EMC
16 258 (0.76%) Zend
17 255 (0.76%) NetApp
18 248 (0.73%) Sybase
19 227 (0.67%) Juniper
20 221 (0.65%) Tableau
City, London
Aston Carter
Salary: £60000 - £100000 per annum + Bonus + Pension
Posted: 1 hour ago
London
Ashdown IT
Salary: £26000 per annum
Posted: 1 hour ago
Surrey
Harrington Starr
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + Benefits + Bonus
Posted: 3 hours ago
Central London / West End
Araya Partners Ltd
Salary: From £70,000 to £85,000 per annum Salary is approx 70-85k base + bonus
Posted: 3 hours ago
City, London
Araya Partners Ltd
Salary: From £37,000 to £50,000 per annum Salary is negotiable depending on ex
Posted: 3 hours ago
Central London / West End
Araya Partners Ltd
Salary: Salary is approx up to £35k base + bonus + benefits
Posted: 3 hours ago
Central London / West End
Araya Partners Ltd
Salary: From £50,000 to £70,000 per annum Salary negotiable depending on exper
Posted: 3 hours ago
London
Oho Group Ltd.
Salary: £30000 to £50000 per annum
Posted: 3 hours ago
London
Oho Group Ltd.
Salary: £30000 to £50000 per annum
Posted: 3 hours ago
Londonderry, County Londonderry
Lorien Resourcing
Salary: benefits package
Posted: 4 hours ago
York, North Yorkshire
Searchability.co.uk
Salary: £25000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: 5 hours ago
Huddersfield, West Yorkshire
Searchability.co.uk
Salary: £24000 - £32000 per annum
Posted: 5 hours ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Exposed Solutions
Salary: £0
Posted: 5 hours ago
South West London
SEC Recruitment Limited
Salary: £20000 - £25000 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 5 hours ago
London
Conspicuous
Salary: Up to £60,000 per annum
Posted: 5 hours ago
London
Churchill Frank
Salary: £15826.62 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 5 hours ago
London
Networking People
Salary: Car, Bonus, Benefits
Posted: 5 hours ago
London
Networking People
Salary: Benefits
Posted: 5 hours ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Exposed Solutions
Salary: £0
Posted: 5 hours ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Exposed Solutions
Salary: £0
Posted: 5 hours ago