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

3 months to
26 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Degree
Rank 14 14 13
Rank change year-on-year
0 -1
Permanent jobs citing Degree 12591 15314 16407
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 12.87% 13.99% 14.00%
As % of the Qualifications category 48.88% 50.97% 51.52%
Number of salaries quoted 10172 12031 12493
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 £72,500 £71,025 £67,500
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +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
25759 30043 31847
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 26.33% 27.45% 27.17%
Number of salaries quoted 20904 24201 24641
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 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £65,000 £70,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £41,500
% change year-on-year
- +2.40%

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 26 August 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 26 August 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 11736 £45,000 - 1591
London -2 5210 £55,000 +4.76% 702
South East 0 2672 £45,000 +5.88% 290
East of England -2 970 £42,500 +6.25% 165
City of London -2 725 £57,500 +7.98% 192
South West -1 709 £40,000 +7.67% 106
West Midlands +1 651 £35,000 - 77
North West -3 637 £40,000 +5.26% 94
Berkshire -9 572 £50,000 +5.26% 80
Hampshire +2 571 £38,500 -3.75% 59
Surrey -2 523 £47,500 +7.95% 52
Yorkshire +1 504 £40,000 - 90
Manchester -2 425 £40,000 +6.66% 53
Scotland +2 421 £40,000 +5.96% 35
Cambridgeshire -1 410 £45,000 +12.50% 97
East Midlands -4 380 £37,500 +7.14% 41
Cambridge 0 350 £45,000 +12.50% 90
West Yorkshire -1 337 £42,250 +5.62% 60
Reading -5 298 £50,000 +11.11% 31
Leeds +3 251 £47,000 +6.81% 42
Bristol -3 247 £41,250 +6.45% 34
Birmingham -1 243 £32,500 -13.90% 26
Hertfordshire 0 239 £42,500 +6.25% 29
Oxfordshire -9 237 £45,000 +12.50% 33
West Sussex +15 220 £45,000 -2.70% 12
Buckinghamshire -3 205 £45,000 +12.50% 19
East Sussex +3 192 £40,000 - 15
Edinburgh +3 182 £45,000 +16.88% 11
Glasgow +1 178 £39,000 -2.50% 15
Brighton +2 168 £37,500 - 13

Degree
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 26 August 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 9430 (36.21%) Computer Science
2 7232 (27.77%) Agile Software Development
3 7082 (27.19%) Finance
4 6517 (25.02%) SQL
5 5402 (20.74%) Java
6 4798 (18.42%) C#
7 4408 (16.92%) JavaScript
8 4383 (16.83%) .NET
9 4190 (16.09%) Microsoft
10 4150 (15.93%) HTML
11 4115 (15.80%) Software Engineering
12 3892 (14.94%) SQL Server
13 3854 (14.80%) Analytical Skills
14 3472 (13.33%) Windows
15 3273 (12.57%) CSS
16 3239 (12.44%) Linux
17 3096 (11.89%) Project Management
18 3048 (11.70%) C++
19 2809 (10.78%) Mathematics
20 2615 (10.04%) Oracle
21 2612 (10.03%) Python
22 2499 (9.59%) MS Excel
23 2370 (9.10%) OO
24 2265 (8.70%) Scrum
25 2088 (8.02%) ITIL
26 2083 (8.00%) ASP.NET
27 1922 (7.38%) Web Services
27 1922 (7.38%) SDLC
28 1902 (7.30%) Analytics
29 1858 (7.13%) MVC

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
1 725 (2.78%) SharePoint
2 668 (2.56%) IIS
3 502 (1.93%) Apache
4 446 (1.71%) SAS
5 427 (1.64%) MS Exchange
6 393 (1.51%) CMS
7 376 (1.44%) Apache Spark
8 351 (1.35%) Tomcat
9 300 (1.15%) JBoss
10 246 (0.94%) WebSphere
11 233 (0.89%) Confluence
12 203 (0.78%) WebLogic
13 194 (0.74%) Elasticsearch
14 148 (0.57%) Exchange Server 2010
15 126 (0.48%) Skype for Business
16 118 (0.45%) WordPress
17 114 (0.44%) Apache Solr
18 105 (0.40%) nginx
19 104 (0.40%) Drupal
20 98 (0.38%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 2499 (9.59%) MS Excel
2 1133 (4.35%) MS Office
3 537 (2.06%) MS PowerPoint
4 247 (0.95%) MS Visio
5 238 (0.91%) MS Project
6 206 (0.79%) Photoshop
7 195 (0.75%) SPSS
8 160 (0.61%) Adobe Illustrator
9 99 (0.38%) Spreadsheet
10 98 (0.38%) Adobe Creative Suite
11 71 (0.27%) OmniGraffle
12 49 (0.19%) InVision
13 28 (0.11%) Adobe After Effects
14 25 (0.096%) SOLIDWORKS
15 24 (0.092%) InDesign
16 23 (0.088%) Fireworks
16 23 (0.088%) Stata
17 21 (0.081%) AutoCAD
18 16 (0.061%) Mathematica
18 16 (0.061%) Maya
Business Applications
1 201 (0.77%) Dynamics CRM
2 107 (0.41%) Oracle EBS
3 97 (0.37%) SAP Oil and Gas
4 87 (0.33%) Oracle EBS R12
5 66 (0.25%) Dynamics AX
6 65 (0.25%) Magento
7 52 (0.20%) Oracle Applications
8 45 (0.17%) Oracle Financials
9 43 (0.17%) SAP FI
10 42 (0.16%) SAP CO
10 42 (0.16%) SAP FI/CO
11 41 (0.16%) Markit EDM
11 41 (0.16%) SAP MM
12 38 (0.15%) SAP ERP
13 36 (0.14%) Oracle 11i
14 35 (0.13%) SAP SD
15 33 (0.13%) SAP Business One
15 33 (0.13%) SAP CRM
16 30 (0.12%) Hyperion Planning
17 29 (0.11%) Oracle Payables
Cloud Services
1 993 (3.81%) Amazon AWS
2 758 (2.91%) SaaS
3 683 (2.62%) Microsoft Azure
4 351 (1.35%) Office 365
5 268 (1.03%) PaaS
6 267 (1.03%) Cloud Computing
7 259 (0.99%) GitHub
8 209 (0.80%) IaaS
9 197 (0.76%) Amazon EC2
10 159 (0.61%) Google Analytics
11 109 (0.42%) Amazon S3
12 105 (0.40%) Google Cloud Platform
13 68 (0.26%) AWS CloudFormation
14 52 (0.20%) Force.com
15 43 (0.17%) Adobe Analytics
16 42 (0.16%) Amazon CloudWatch
17 41 (0.16%) Adobe Creative Cloud
18 36 (0.14%) Heroku
19 34 (0.13%) OneDrive
20 28 (0.11%) Route 53
Communications & Networking
1 989 (3.80%) Firewall
2 780 (2.99%) Internet
3 618 (2.37%) TCP/IP
4 561 (2.15%) Network Security
5 514 (1.97%) DNS
6 474 (1.82%) WAN
7 441 (1.69%) LAN
8 432 (1.66%) VPN
9 349 (1.34%) Wireless
10 341 (1.31%) VoIP
11 323 (1.24%) HTTP
12 283 (1.09%) SAN
13 247 (0.95%) DHCP
14 184 (0.71%) Cisco ASA
15 178 (0.68%) SSL
16 165 (0.63%) MPLS
17 152 (0.58%) Ethernet
18 151 (0.58%) Wi-Fi
19 134 (0.51%) SMTP
20 128 (0.49%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3892 (14.94%) SQL Server
2 1288 (4.95%) MySQL
3 1270 (4.88%) Relational Database
4 1104 (4.24%) Big Data
5 759 (2.91%) Data Warehouse
6 722 (2.77%) NoSQL
7 675 (2.59%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 635 (2.44%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 629 (2.41%) Hadoop
10 449 (1.72%) MongoDB
11 448 (1.72%) SQL Server 2012
12 443 (1.70%) RDBMS
13 440 (1.69%) Oracle Database
14 437 (1.68%) SQL Server 2008
15 397 (1.52%) PostgreSQL
16 395 (1.52%) Data Mining
17 292 (1.12%) SQL Server 2014
18 270 (1.04%) Apache Cassandra
19 269 (1.03%) SQL Server Analysis Services
20 255 (0.98%) BusinessObjects
Development Applications
1 1424 (5.47%) Git (software)
2 861 (3.31%) JIRA
3 805 (3.09%) Visual Studio
4 635 (2.44%) Selenium
5 623 (2.39%) Jenkins
6 616 (2.37%) Team Foundation Server
7 604 (2.32%) Subversion
8 404 (1.55%) Maven
9 370 (1.42%) JUnit
10 276 (1.06%) Cucumber
11 238 (0.91%) NUnit
12 213 (0.82%) TeamCity
13 196 (0.75%) Ant
13 196 (0.75%) Eclipse
14 142 (0.55%) gulp
15 132 (0.51%) Axure RP
15 132 (0.51%) Gradle
16 131 (0.50%) WebDriver
17 127 (0.49%) Hudson
18 126 (0.48%) HP UFT
General
1 7082 (27.19%) Finance
2 1820 (6.99%) Marketing
3 1747 (6.71%) Telecoms
4 1623 (6.23%) Banking
5 1381 (5.30%) Retail
6 740 (2.84%) Games
7 698 (2.68%) Electronics
7 698 (2.68%) Manufacturing
8 559 (2.15%) Legal
9 526 (2.02%) Advertising
10 499 (1.92%) Front Office
11 448 (1.72%) Investment Banking
12 369 (1.42%) Automotive
13 368 (1.41%) Publishing
14 317 (1.22%) Back Office
14 317 (1.22%) Law
15 292 (1.12%) Aerospace
16 286 (1.10%) Pharmaceutical
17 282 (1.08%) Financial Institution
18 226 (0.87%) Billing
Job Titles
1 8338 (32.01%) Developer
2 3795 (14.57%) Analyst
3 2015 (7.74%) Java Developer
4 1883 (7.23%) Graduate
5 1837 (7.05%) C# Developer
6 1808 (6.94%) Consultant
7 1754 (6.73%) .NET Developer
8 1483 (5.69%) Junior
9 1433 (5.50%) Software Engineer
10 1349 (5.18%) Software Developer
11 1250 (4.80%) Senior Developer
12 1180 (4.53%) C# .NET Developer
13 1175 (4.51%) Architect
14 1057 (4.06%) Project Manager
15 997 (3.83%) Business Analyst
16 879 (3.37%) SQL Developer
17 869 (3.34%) Graduate Developer
18 824 (3.16%) Junior Developer
19 688 (2.64%) JavaScript Developer
20 681 (2.61%) C++ Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4383 (16.83%) .NET
2 4150 (15.93%) HTML
3 3273 (12.57%) CSS
4 2083 (8.00%) ASP.NET
5 1922 (7.38%) Web Services
6 1820 (6.99%) jQuery
7 1645 (6.32%) HTML5
8 1547 (5.94%) XML
9 1381 (5.30%) AngularJS
10 1022 (3.92%) CSS3
11 958 (3.68%) ASP.NET MVC
12 931 (3.57%) Spring
13 778 (2.99%) .NET Framework
14 741 (2.84%) REST
15 701 (2.69%) WCF
16 649 (2.49%) RESTful
17 632 (2.43%) Node.js
18 617 (2.37%) SOAP
19 609 (2.34%) Hibernate
20 565 (2.17%) Ajax
Miscellaneous
1 9430 (36.21%) Computer Science
2 3854 (14.80%) Analytical Skills
3 2809 (10.78%) Mathematics
4 1321 (5.07%) Management Information System
5 1191 (4.57%) User Experience
6 993 (3.81%) Physics
7 874 (3.36%) Data Centre
8 855 (3.28%) Algorithms
9 814 (3.13%) Mobile App
10 668 (2.56%) Visualisation
11 661 (2.54%) Statistics
12 636 (2.44%) Hedge funds
13 510 (1.96%) Fintech
14 495 (1.90%) Derivative
15 482 (1.85%) Enterprise Software
16 392 (1.51%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
17 374 (1.44%) Economics
18 356 (1.37%) Equities
19 349 (1.34%) Data Structures
20 295 (1.13%) Driving Licence
Operating Systems
1 3472 (13.33%) Windows
2 3239 (12.44%) Linux
3 1597 (6.13%) Unix
4 940 (3.61%) Windows Server
5 814 (3.13%) Android
6 739 (2.84%) Apple iOS
7 403 (1.55%) Windows Server 2008
8 402 (1.54%) Windows Server 2012
9 358 (1.37%) Windows 7
10 247 (0.95%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 238 (0.91%) Windows Server 2003
12 193 (0.74%) Windows 8
13 154 (0.59%) Solaris
14 147 (0.56%) Windows 10
15 117 (0.45%) Windows XP
16 87 (0.33%) Mac OS X
17 77 (0.30%) AIX
18 72 (0.28%) Windows Mobile
19 70 (0.27%) Embedded Linux
20 68 (0.26%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 7232 (27.77%) Agile Software Development
2 4115 (15.80%) Software Engineering
3 3096 (11.89%) Project Management
4 2370 (9.10%) OO
5 2265 (8.70%) Scrum
6 2088 (8.02%) ITIL
7 1922 (7.38%) SDLC
8 1902 (7.30%) Analytics
9 1858 (7.13%) MVC
10 1774 (6.81%) TDD
11 1510 (5.80%) Business Intelligence
12 1481 (5.69%) Web Development
13 1364 (5.24%) PRINCE2
14 1324 (5.08%) Mentoring
15 1194 (4.58%) CRM
16 1166 (4.48%) E-Commerce
17 1163 (4.47%) Information Security
18 1152 (4.42%) Continuous Integration
19 1139 (4.37%) Stakeholder Management
20 1085 (4.17%) Continuous Improvement
Programming Languages
1 6517 (25.02%) SQL
2 5402 (20.74%) Java
3 4798 (18.42%) C#
4 4408 (16.92%) JavaScript
5 3048 (11.70%) C++
6 2612 (10.03%) Python
7 1671 (6.42%) C
8 1350 (5.18%) PHP
9 861 (3.31%) T-SQL
10 815 (3.13%) Perl
11 727 (2.79%) Ruby
12 518 (1.99%) VB.NET
13 478 (1.84%) Scala
14 475 (1.82%) PowerShell
15 457 (1.75%) PL/SQL
16 440 (1.69%) R
17 420 (1.61%) Bash Shell
18 398 (1.53%) VBA
19 388 (1.49%) VB
20 334 (1.28%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 951 (3.65%) Security Cleared
2 936 (3.59%) CISSP
3 794 (3.05%) Microsoft Certification
4 759 (2.91%) ISEB
5 667 (2.56%) PhD
6 574 (2.20%) SC Cleared
7 548 (2.10%) Cisco Certification
8 513 (1.97%) CISM
9 424 (1.63%) PMI Certification
10 418 (1.60%) PMP
11 404 (1.55%) CISA
12 385 (1.48%) ISTQB
13 355 (1.36%) CCNA
14 315 (1.21%) MCSE
15 305 (1.17%) ITIL Certification
16 272 (1.04%) HND
17 233 (0.89%) DV Cleared
18 230 (0.88%) CCNP
19 219 (0.84%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
20 204 (0.78%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1687 (6.48%) QA
2 690 (2.65%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 543 (2.08%) SLA
4 476 (1.83%) PCI DSS
5 233 (0.89%) COBIT
6 224 (0.86%) Data Quality
7 146 (0.56%) ISO 9001
8 126 (0.48%) MiFID
9 99 (0.38%) Sarbanes-Oxley
10 81 (0.31%) ISO27002
11 73 (0.28%) ISO27005
12 71 (0.27%) ISO22301
13 53 (0.20%) EMIR
14 40 (0.15%) FATCA
15 32 (0.12%) HL7
15 32 (0.12%) RMADS
16 29 (0.11%) COSO
16 29 (0.11%) ISO13485
17 28 (0.11%) DICOM
18 26 (0.100%) HMG Security Policy Framework
System Software
1 1041 (4.00%) Active Directory
2 693 (2.66%) VMware Infrastructure
3 293 (1.12%) Docker
4 263 (1.01%) Hyper-V
5 228 (0.88%) Firmware
6 161 (0.62%) Virtual Machines
7 107 (0.41%) vSphere
8 97 (0.37%) XenApp
9 78 (0.30%) HDFS
10 75 (0.29%) VMware ESX
11 54 (0.21%) Terminal Services
12 46 (0.18%) KVM
13 45 (0.17%) XenServer
14 44 (0.17%) Apache ZooKeeper
14 44 (0.17%) Virtual Servers
15 35 (0.13%) Apache Flume
15 35 (0.13%) Snort
16 34 (0.13%) NFS
17 33 (0.13%) XenDesktop
18 32 (0.12%) Microsoft Virtual Server
Systems Management
1 479 (1.84%) Puppet
2 286 (1.10%) Opscode Chef
3 229 (0.88%) SCCM
4 187 (0.72%) Ansible
5 140 (0.54%) HP Quality Center
6 99 (0.38%) Control-M
7 92 (0.35%) Nagios
8 75 (0.29%) SCVMM
9 64 (0.25%) SCOM
10 62 (0.24%) OpenView
11 60 (0.23%) QRadar
11 60 (0.23%) WSUS
12 50 (0.19%) Nessus
13 48 (0.18%) Packer
14 42 (0.16%) Mesos
15 41 (0.16%) Kubernetes
16 40 (0.15%) Backup Exec
17 37 (0.14%) Hadoop YARN
18 35 (0.13%) AirWatch
18 35 (0.13%) Zenoss
Vendors
1 4190 (16.09%) Microsoft
2 2615 (10.04%) Oracle
3 975 (3.74%) VMware
4 942 (3.62%) Cisco
5 826 (3.17%) SAP
6 559 (2.15%) HP
7 491 (1.89%) IBM
8 434 (1.67%) Google
9 423 (1.62%) Citrix
10 383 (1.47%) Salesforce.com
11 354 (1.36%) Adobe
12 313 (1.20%) Juniper
13 300 (1.15%) Tableau
14 293 (1.12%) CheckPoint
15 292 (1.12%) Red Hat
16 206 (0.79%) Informatica
17 200 (0.77%) Cognizant
18 193 (0.74%) EMC
19 170 (0.65%) Splunk
20 160 (0.61%) Facebook
City, London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £65000 - £90000 per annum
Posted: 1 hour ago
Central London / West End
Client Server
Salary: £75k to £90k + bonus + benefits
Posted: 3 hours ago
London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £50000 - £100000 per annum
Posted: 1 hour ago
City, London
Client Server
Salary: £30k to £40k + 28 days holiday
Posted: 3 hours ago
Hull, North Humberside
Senitor Associates
Salary: £18000 - £21000 per annum + Benefits & Training
Posted: 2 hours ago
City, London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £85000 - £120000 per annum
Posted: 1 hour ago
City, London
Client Server
Salary: £110k to £150k + bonus + benefits
Posted: 3 hours ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Oscar
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 1 hour ago
City, London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £70000 - £130000 per annum
Posted: 1 hour ago
London
McGregor Boyall
Salary: £90000 - £110000 per annum + depending on experience
Posted: 1 hour ago
Northampton, Northamptonshire
Interaction Recruitment PLC
Salary: £25k - 35k per year
Posted: 20 hours ago
Oxfordshire
Coburg Banks IT
Salary: £45000 - £65000 per annum + Bonus & other benefits
Posted: 20 hours ago
London
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: £45000 per annum
Posted: 15 hours ago
City, London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + Bonus + Benefits + Training
Posted: 1 hour ago
Bournemouth, Dorset
JP Morgan
Posted: 1 hour ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Client Server
Salary: £50k to £65k + benefits
Posted: 22 hours ago
City, London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £65000 - £85000 per annum
Posted: 1 hour ago
Middlesbrough, Cleveland
Solutions Recruitment
Salary: From £45,000 to £50,000 per annum
Posted: 21 hours ago
Wokingham, Berkshire
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 40-000 - 50,000
Posted: 17 hours ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Informatiq Consulting
Salary: £35000 - £55000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 20 hours ago
High Wycombe, Buckinghamshire
Oliver Bernard
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 49 minutes ago
Slough, Berkshire
EXCELerate
Salary: Up to £40,000 per annum Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 19 hours ago
London
ClearCube Consulting
Salary: From £50,000 to £90,000 per annum
Posted: 23 hours ago
London
Interaction Recruitment PLC
Salary: Market related
Posted: 17 hours ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
The Bridge Ltd
Salary: Up to £25,000 per annum + Benefits and traning
Posted: Yesterday
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Edgar Cowen
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + Interview slots available!
Posted: Yesterday
London
Oho Group Ltd.
Salary: £25000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: 1 hour ago
London
ClearCube Consulting
Salary: Up to £90,000 per annum base.
Posted: Yesterday
London
ClearCube Consulting
Salary: From £85,000 to £90,000 per annum
Posted: 23 hours ago
City, London
Oscar
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum + extensive benefits
Posted: 23 hours ago