The table below looks at the statistics for Degree in IT jobs advertised for the Worcester region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Degree over the 3 months to 24 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
24 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Degree
Rank 4 10 8
Rank change year-on-year
+6 -2
Permanent jobs citing Degree 23 7 20
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Worcester 25.56% 10.77% 21.51%
As % of the Qualifications category 82.14% 46.67% 76.92%
Number of salaries quoted 22 7 20
Average salary £40,000 £42,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-5.88% +21.42%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,650 £23,400 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £57,500 £41,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £39,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+2.56% +4.00%
Degree
Worcestershire

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Qualifications category in permanent jobs advertised in the Worcester region.

Qualifications Category
Worcester
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
28 15 26
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Worcester 31.11% 23.08% 27.96%
Number of salaries quoted 27 15 26
Average salary £40,000 £37,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £21,000 £24,500
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £41,000 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -

Degree
Jobs Demand Trend in Worcester

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Degree across the Worcester region as a proportion of the total demand within the Qualifications category.

Degree Jobs Demand Trend in Worcester

Degree
Salary Trend in Worcester

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Degree across the Worcester region.

Degree Salary Trend in Worcester

Degree
Salary Histogram in Worcester

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Degree across the Worcester region over the 3 months to 24 December 2014.

Degree Salary Histogram in Worcester

Degree
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Worcester

For the 6 months to 24 December 2014, IT jobs across the Worcester region 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 11 (40.74%) .NET
2 10 (37.04%) Software Engineering
3 9 (33.33%) Telecoms
3 9 (33.33%) Finance
3 9 (33.33%) Banking
3 9 (33.33%) People Management
4 8 (29.63%) VB.NET
4 8 (29.63%) SQL Server
4 8 (29.63%) ISEB
5 7 (25.93%) C#
5 7 (25.93%) C++
5 7 (25.93%) SQL
6 5 (18.52%) PL/SQL
7 4 (14.81%) Visual Studio
7 4 (14.81%) Windows
7 4 (14.81%) Linux
7 4 (14.81%) Toad
7 4 (14.81%) Mathematics
7 4 (14.81%) Physics
7 4 (14.81%) C++/CLI
7 4 (14.81%) SQL Server 2012
8 3 (11.11%) JavaScript
8 3 (11.11%) ITIL
8 3 (11.11%) PRINCE2
8 3 (11.11%) VMware
8 3 (11.11%) vSphere
9 2 (7.41%) HTML
9 2 (7.41%) Oracle
9 2 (7.41%) ASP.NET
9 2 (7.41%) CSS

Degree
Top Related IT Skills in Worcester by Category

For the 6 months to 24 December 2014, IT jobs across the Worcester region 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 1 (3.70%) JBoss
1 1 (3.70%) Tomcat
Applications
1 2 (7.41%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 2 (7.41%) TCP/IP
1 2 (7.41%) Firewall
2 1 (3.70%) BIG-IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (29.63%) SQL Server
2 4 (14.81%) SQL Server 2012
3 2 (7.41%) SQLPlus
4 1 (3.70%) Oracle Database 11g
4 1 (3.70%) Big Data
4 1 (3.70%) Oracle ODI
4 1 (3.70%) Oracle Database 12c
4 1 (3.70%) Oracle Database
4 1 (3.70%) Oracle Reports
4 1 (3.70%) OLTP
4 1 (3.70%) Oracle Database 10g
Development Applications
1 4 (14.81%) Visual Studio
1 4 (14.81%) Toad
2 2 (7.41%) Mercurial
3 1 (3.70%) Hudson
3 1 (3.70%) Artifactory
3 1 (3.70%) Jenkins
3 1 (3.70%) CruiseControl
3 1 (3.70%) Maven
3 1 (3.70%) ClearCase
3 1 (3.70%) Ant
General
1 9 (33.33%) Telecoms
1 9 (33.33%) Finance
1 9 (33.33%) Banking
Job Titles
1 10 (37.04%) Developer
2 9 (33.33%) Analyst
3 7 (25.93%) Business Analyst
4 6 (22.22%) Financial Business Analyst
4 6 (22.22%) Financial Services Business Analyst
5 4 (14.81%) VB.NET Programmer
5 4 (14.81%) Junior
5 4 (14.81%) Software Engineer
5 4 (14.81%) Software Developer
5 4 (14.81%) Programmer
5 4 (14.81%) .NET Developer
5 4 (14.81%) .NET Software Engineer
5 4 (14.81%) .NET Programmer
6 3 (11.11%) Test Manager
6 3 (11.11%) Graduate
7 2 (7.41%) Test Analyst
7 2 (7.41%) Junior Developer
7 2 (7.41%) Graduate Developer
7 2 (7.41%) Administrator
8 1 (3.70%) Oracle DBA
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (40.74%) .NET
2 2 (7.41%) ASP.NET
2 2 (7.41%) CSS
2 2 (7.41%) XML
2 2 (7.41%) .NET Framework
2 2 (7.41%) HTML
3 1 (3.70%) Oracle Streams
Miscellaneous
1 4 (14.81%) Mathematics
1 4 (14.81%) Physics
2 1 (3.70%) Computer Science
2 1 (3.70%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (3.70%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 4 (14.81%) Windows
1 4 (14.81%) Linux
2 2 (7.41%) Windows Server 2003
2 2 (7.41%) Android
2 2 (7.41%) Apple iOS
3 1 (3.70%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (37.04%) Software Engineering
2 9 (33.33%) People Management
3 3 (11.11%) ITIL
3 3 (11.11%) PRINCE2
4 2 (7.41%) OO
4 2 (7.41%) Regression Testing
4 2 (7.41%) MVC
4 2 (7.41%) Agile Software Development
4 2 (7.41%) Automated Testing
4 2 (7.41%) Software Testing
4 2 (7.41%) Integration Testing
4 2 (7.41%) Manual Testing
4 2 (7.41%) System Testing
4 2 (7.41%) Test Strategy
5 1 (3.70%) Performance Tuning
5 1 (3.70%) DevOps
5 1 (3.70%) Coaching
5 1 (3.70%) Time Management
5 1 (3.70%) Business Analysis
5 1 (3.70%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 8 (29.63%) VB.NET
2 7 (25.93%) SQL
2 7 (25.93%) C#
2 7 (25.93%) C++
3 5 (18.52%) PL/SQL
4 4 (14.81%) C++/CLI
5 3 (11.11%) JavaScript
6 1 (3.70%) Perl
6 1 (3.70%) PHP
6 1 (3.70%) Java
6 1 (3.70%) VBScript
6 1 (3.70%) Python
6 1 (3.70%) Shell Script
6 1 (3.70%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 8 (29.63%) ISEB
2 2 (7.41%) Microsoft Certification
2 2 (7.41%) MCSD
2 2 (7.41%) ISTQB
3 1 (3.70%) PRINCE2 Certification
3 1 (3.70%) PMP
3 1 (3.70%) PMI Certification
3 1 (3.70%) CIPD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (7.41%) QA
System Software
1 3 (11.11%) vSphere
2 2 (7.41%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (3.70%) VMware ESXi
3 1 (3.70%) Oracle RMAN
3 1 (3.70%) Oracle RAC
Systems Management
1 1 (3.70%) Data Guard
1 1 (3.70%) Puppet
Vendors
1 3 (11.11%) VMware
2 2 (7.41%) Oracle
2 2 (7.41%) Microsoft
3 1 (3.70%) SAP
3 1 (3.70%) ION Trading