The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Bolton with a requirement for Degree qualifications. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered over the 3 months to 24 June 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Academic Degree
Manchester / Bolton
3 months to
24 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 10 27 27
Rank change year-on-year +17 0  
Permanent jobs citing Degree 20 2 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Bolton 18.69% 1.90% 0.80%
As % of the Qualifications category 86.96% 40.00% 6.25%
Number of salaries quoted 17 2 1
Median salary £35,000 £36,250 £27,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -3.44% +31.81%  
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

Degree is in the academic qualifications and professional certifications category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all academic qualifications and professional certifications cited in permanent job vacancies advertised in Bolton.

Academic & Professional Certification
Bolton
Permanent job vacancies requiring academic qualifications or professional certifications 23 5 16
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Bolton 21.50% 4.76% 12.80%
Number of salaries quoted 20 5 16
Median salary £40,000 £43,750 £30,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -8.57% +45.83%  
90% offered a salary of more than £23,500 £27,500 £29,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £45,000 £46,650
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £41,674
% change year-on-year - +1.98%  

Degree
Job Vacancy Trend in Bolton

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Bolton citing Degree as a proportion of all permanent or contract IT jobs with a match in the Qualifications category.

Job vacancy trend for Degree in Bolton

Degree
Salary Trend in Bolton

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

Salary trend for Degree in Bolton

Degree
Salary Histogram in Bolton

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Degree in Bolton over the 3 months to 24 June 2017.

Salary histogram for Degree in Bolton

For the 6 months to 24 June 2017, 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 across the Bolton region with a requirement for Degree.

1 16 (48.48%) JavaScript
2 15 (45.45%) CSS
3 13 (39.39%) SQL Server
3 13 (39.39%) HTML
4 12 (36.36%) .NET
4 12 (36.36%) C#
5 11 (33.33%) ASP.NET
5 11 (33.33%) Java
5 11 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
6 10 (30.30%) SQL
6 10 (30.30%) Microsoft
6 10 (30.30%) SDLC
7 9 (27.27%) OO
7 9 (27.27%) Python
7 9 (27.27%) Ruby
7 9 (27.27%) Computer Science
8 8 (24.24%) JSON
8 8 (24.24%) JIRA
8 8 (24.24%) Atlassian Bamboo
8 8 (24.24%) OpenEdge
8 8 (24.24%) HTTP
8 8 (24.24%) MySQL
8 8 (24.24%) Oracle
8 8 (24.24%) SOAP
9 7 (21.21%) jQuery
10 6 (18.18%) Web Development
10 6 (18.18%) PHP
11 5 (15.15%) Juniper
11 5 (15.15%) MPLS
11 5 (15.15%) Firewall

Degree
Co-occurring IT Skills in Bolton 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 8 (24.24%) OpenEdge
2 3 (9.09%) Exchange Server 2010
2 3 (9.09%) Exchange Server 2013
2 3 (9.09%) MS Exchange
3 2 (6.06%) Tomcat
Cloud Services
1 2 (6.06%) IaaS
1 2 (6.06%) Microsoft Azure
1 2 (6.06%) PaaS
1 2 (6.06%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 8 (24.24%) HTTP
2 5 (15.15%) Firewall
2 5 (15.15%) LAN
2 5 (15.15%) MPLS
2 5 (15.15%) WAN
3 3 (9.09%) Cisco Nexus
3 3 (9.09%) DHCP
3 3 (9.09%) DNS
3 3 (9.09%) TCP/IP
4 2 (6.06%) BGP
4 2 (6.06%) Network Security
4 2 (6.06%) OSPF
4 2 (6.06%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (39.39%) SQL Server
2 8 (24.24%) MySQL
3 3 (9.09%) SQL Server Analysis Services
3 3 (9.09%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 2 (6.06%) Data Warehouse
4 2 (6.06%) MongoDB
5 1 (3.03%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 8 (24.24%) Atlassian Bamboo
1 8 (24.24%) JIRA
2 1 (3.03%) Git (software)
2 1 (3.03%) JUnit
2 1 (3.03%) Maven
2 1 (3.03%) Visual Studio Team System
General
1 3 (9.09%) Legal
2 2 (6.06%) Marketing
2 2 (6.06%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 19 (57.58%) Developer
2 9 (27.27%) Junior
2 9 (27.27%) Junior Developer
3 6 (18.18%) Web Developer
4 5 (15.15%) PHP Developer
5 4 (12.12%) PHP Web Developer
5 4 (12.12%) Senior Developer
6 3 (9.09%) Cisco Engineer
6 3 (9.09%) Infrastructure Engineer
6 3 (9.09%) VMware Engineer
7 2 (6.06%) .NET Web Developer
7 2 (6.06%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
7 2 (6.06%) C# .NET Developer
7 2 (6.06%) C# Web Developer
7 2 (6.06%) DevOps Engineer
7 2 (6.06%) Field Support Engineer
7 2 (6.06%) IT Engineer
7 2 (6.06%) IT Support
7 2 (6.06%) Lead Network Engineer
7 2 (6.06%) Product Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (45.45%) CSS
2 13 (39.39%) HTML
3 12 (36.36%) .NET
4 11 (33.33%) ASP.NET
5 8 (24.24%) JSON
5 8 (24.24%) SOAP
6 7 (21.21%) jQuery
7 5 (15.15%) LAMP
8 4 (12.12%) MooTools
8 4 (12.12%) WAMP
9 3 (9.09%) HTML5
10 2 (6.06%) ASP.NET Web API
11 1 (3.03%) ASP.NET MVC
11 1 (3.03%) CSS3
11 1 (3.03%) Hibernate
11 1 (3.03%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 9 (27.27%) Computer Science
2 4 (12.12%) Driving Licence
3 3 (9.09%) Management Information System
4 2 (6.06%) NHS
4 2 (6.06%) Replication
5 1 (3.03%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 2 (6.06%) Windows
1 2 (6.06%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
2 10 (30.30%) SDLC
3 9 (27.27%) OO
4 6 (18.18%) Web Development
5 4 (12.12%) Service Delivery
5 4 (12.12%) Web Application Development
6 3 (9.09%) Analytics
6 3 (9.09%) Business Continuity
6 3 (9.09%) Business Intelligence
6 3 (9.09%) Compliance Management
6 3 (9.09%) Data Analytics
6 3 (9.09%) Disaster Recovery
6 3 (9.09%) ITIL
6 3 (9.09%) MVC
6 3 (9.09%) Service Delivery Management
7 2 (6.06%) DevOps
7 2 (6.06%) Mentoring
7 2 (6.06%) Proactive Monitoring
7 2 (6.06%) Process Management
7 2 (6.06%) SOLID
Programming Languages
1 16 (48.48%) JavaScript
2 12 (36.36%) C#
3 11 (33.33%) Java
4 10 (30.30%) SQL
5 9 (27.27%) Python
5 9 (27.27%) Ruby
6 6 (18.18%) PHP
7 2 (6.06%) PowerShell
7 2 (6.06%) T-SQL
8 1 (3.03%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 4 (12.12%) Computer Science Degree
2 2 (6.06%) CCNP
2 2 (6.06%) Cisco Certification
2 2 (6.06%) JNCIP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (9.09%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (3.03%) QA
System Software
1 3 (9.09%) Active Directory
1 3 (9.09%) VMware ESXi
1 3 (9.09%) VMware Infrastructure
1 3 (9.09%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 3 (9.09%) vCenter Server
1 3 (9.09%) WSUS
2 2 (6.06%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 10 (30.30%) Microsoft
2 8 (24.24%) Oracle
3 5 (15.15%) Cisco
3 5 (15.15%) Juniper
4 3 (9.09%) HP
4 3 (9.09%) NetApp
4 3 (9.09%) Nimble Storage
4 3 (9.09%) VMware
5 2 (6.06%) Facebook
5 2 (6.06%) Twitter
6 1 (3.03%) AppDynamics
6 1 (3.03%) Guidewire
6 1 (3.03%) ServiceNow