The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Cheltenham with a requirement for Degree qualifications. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered over the 3 months to 27 March 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Degree
Gloucestershire / Cheltenham
3 months to
27 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 33 17 34
Rank change year-on-year -16 +17  
Permanent jobs citing Degree 19 55 23
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Cheltenham 8.68% 10.96% 5.91%
As % of the Qualifications category 25.68% 30.90% 20.91%
Number of salaries quoted 14 23 19
Median salary £31,250 £37,500 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -16.66% -11.76%  
90% offered a salary of more than £21,000 £25,300 £28,600
10% offered a salary of more than £53,500 £62,500 £58,000
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 Cheltenham.

Academic & Professional Certification
Cheltenham
Permanent job vacancies requiring academic qualifications or professional certifications 74 178 110
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Cheltenham 33.79% 35.46% 28.28%
Number of salaries quoted 60 126 87
Median salary £45,000 £55,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -18.18% +29.41%  
90% offered a salary of more than £32,000 £31,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £57,500 £75,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £42,500

Degree
Job Vacancy Trend in Cheltenham

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Cheltenham 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 Cheltenham

Degree
Salary Trend in Cheltenham

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

Salary trend for Degree in Cheltenham

Degree
Salary Histogram in Cheltenham

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Degree in Cheltenham over the 3 months to 27 March 2017.

Salary histogram for Degree in Cheltenham

Degree
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in Cheltenham

For the 6 months to 27 March 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 Cheltenham region with a requirement for Degree.

1 17 (40.48%) Cybersecurity
2 16 (38.10%) Security Cleared
2 16 (38.10%) Agile Software Development
3 11 (26.19%) Analytical Skills
4 10 (23.81%) Computer Science
4 10 (23.81%) Scrum
4 10 (23.81%) Linux
5 9 (21.43%) Web Services
5 9 (21.43%) Microsoft
6 8 (19.05%) OO
6 8 (19.05%) SQL
7 7 (16.67%) C#
7 7 (16.67%) Penetration Testing
7 7 (16.67%) Mathematics
7 7 (16.67%) JIRA
7 7 (16.67%) Kanban
8 6 (14.29%) Git (software)
8 6 (14.29%) ISTQB
8 6 (14.29%) Physics
8 6 (14.29%) Mentoring
8 6 (14.29%) Cybercrime
8 6 (14.29%) Cryptography
8 6 (14.29%) BT
8 6 (14.29%) HTML
8 6 (14.29%) Java
8 6 (14.29%) HP
8 6 (14.29%) ISEB
8 6 (14.29%) Prototyping
9 5 (11.90%) Project Management
9 5 (11.90%) .NET

Degree
Co-occurring IT Skills in Cheltenham 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 2 (4.76%) SharePoint
2 1 (2.38%) Confluence
2 1 (2.38%) OpenStack
2 1 (2.38%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 2 (4.76%) MS Office
2 1 (2.38%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 1 (2.38%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.38%) GitHub
1 1 (2.38%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 5 (11.90%) SSH
2 4 (9.52%) Network Security
3 3 (7.14%) Broadband
4 1 (2.38%) BGP
4 1 (2.38%) Ethernet
4 1 (2.38%) Firewall
4 1 (2.38%) FTP
4 1 (2.38%) Intrusion Detection
4 1 (2.38%) LAN
4 1 (2.38%) NetScreen
4 1 (2.38%) OSPF
4 1 (2.38%) Spanning Tree
4 1 (2.38%) WAN
4 1 (2.38%) Wireless
4 1 (2.38%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (11.90%) SQL Server
2 2 (4.76%) MySQL
2 2 (4.76%) RDBMS
2 2 (4.76%) Relational Database
2 2 (4.76%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (2.38%) Big Data
3 1 (2.38%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 7 (16.67%) JIRA
2 6 (14.29%) Git (software)
3 5 (11.90%) Team Foundation Server
3 5 (11.90%) Zephyr
4 2 (4.76%) Jenkins
4 2 (4.76%) Metasploit
5 1 (2.38%) Atlassian Bamboo
5 1 (2.38%) Bitbucket
5 1 (2.38%) Cucumber
5 1 (2.38%) Gatling
5 1 (2.38%) Selenium
5 1 (2.38%) Sonatype Nexus
5 1 (2.38%) Vagrant
5 1 (2.38%) Visual Studio
General
1 5 (11.90%) Finance
1 5 (11.90%) Retail
2 4 (9.52%) Aerospace
3 3 (7.14%) Electronics
4 2 (4.76%) Legal
4 2 (4.76%) Manufacturing
4 2 (4.76%) Marketing
4 2 (4.76%) Telecoms
5 1 (2.38%) Banking
Job Titles
1 9 (21.43%) Graduate
2 8 (19.05%) Developer
2 8 (19.05%) Tester
3 5 (11.90%) C# Developer
3 5 (11.90%) Manual Tester
4 4 (9.52%) Project Manager
5 3 (7.14%) .NET Developer
5 3 (7.14%) C# .NET Developer
5 3 (7.14%) Consultant
5 3 (7.14%) Graduate Network Engineer
5 3 (7.14%) Java Developer
5 3 (7.14%) Junior
5 3 (7.14%) Network Engineer
5 3 (7.14%) Penetration Tester
5 3 (7.14%) Security Consultant
5 3 (7.14%) Security Penetration Tester
5 3 (7.14%) Security Tester
6 2 (4.76%) ASP.NET Web Applications Developer
6 2 (4.76%) Computer Science Graduate
6 2 (4.76%) Junior Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (21.43%) Web Services
2 6 (14.29%) HTML
3 5 (11.90%) .NET
3 5 (11.90%) CSS
3 5 (11.90%) Gherkin
3 5 (11.90%) jQuery
3 5 (11.90%) REST
3 5 (11.90%) SOAP
4 4 (9.52%) ASP.NET
4 4 (9.52%) ASP.NET MVC
5 2 (4.76%) ASP.NET MVC 5
5 2 (4.76%) ASP.NET Web Forms
5 2 (4.76%) WCF
5 2 (4.76%) XML
6 1 (2.38%) AngularJS
6 1 (2.38%) Hibernate
6 1 (2.38%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 11 (26.19%) Analytical Skills
2 10 (23.81%) Computer Science
3 6 (14.29%) Cybercrime
4 4 (9.52%) Linux Command Line
5 2 (4.76%) Algorithms
5 2 (4.76%) Cyber Defence
5 2 (4.76%) Cyberthreat
5 2 (4.76%) Management Information System
5 2 (4.76%) Mobile App
6 1 (2.38%) Cyber Attack
6 1 (2.38%) Cyber Warfare
6 1 (2.38%) Freedom of Information
6 1 (2.38%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 10 (23.81%) Linux
2 4 (9.52%) Windows
3 3 (7.14%) Android
3 3 (7.14%) Apple iOS
3 3 (7.14%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (40.48%) Cybersecurity
2 16 (38.10%) Agile Software Development
3 10 (23.81%) Scrum
4 8 (19.05%) OO
5 7 (16.67%) Kanban
5 7 (16.67%) Mathematics
5 7 (16.67%) Penetration Testing
6 6 (14.29%) Cryptography
6 6 (14.29%) Mentoring
6 6 (14.29%) Physics
6 6 (14.29%) Prototyping
7 5 (11.90%) BDD
7 5 (11.90%) Data Transformation
7 5 (11.90%) Defect Management
7 5 (11.90%) Information Security
7 5 (11.90%) Manual Testing
7 5 (11.90%) MVC
7 5 (11.90%) Non-Functional Testing
7 5 (11.90%) OOP
7 5 (11.90%) Test Management
Programming Languages
1 8 (19.05%) SQL
2 7 (16.67%) C#
3 6 (14.29%) Java
4 4 (9.52%) JavaScript
4 4 (9.52%) PHP
4 4 (9.52%) Python
5 3 (7.14%) C
5 3 (7.14%) C++
6 2 (4.76%) R
6 2 (4.76%) T-SQL
6 2 (4.76%) VB.NET
7 1 (2.38%) Bash Shell
7 1 (2.38%) Embedded C
7 1 (2.38%) Embedded C++
7 1 (2.38%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 16 (38.10%) Security Cleared
2 6 (14.29%) ISEB
2 6 (14.29%) ISTQB
3 4 (9.52%) DV Cleared
3 4 (9.52%) SC Cleared
4 3 (7.14%) CHECK Team Leader
4 3 (7.14%) CHECK Team Member
4 3 (7.14%) Postgraduate
5 2 (4.76%) MCSD
5 2 (4.76%) Microsoft Certification
6 1 (2.38%) CCNP
6 1 (2.38%) CEH
6 1 (2.38%) Cisco Certification
6 1 (2.38%) CITP
6 1 (2.38%) CREST Certified
6 1 (2.38%) ECSA
6 1 (2.38%) EnCE
6 1 (2.38%) GCFA
6 1 (2.38%) GIAC
6 1 (2.38%) GPEN
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (4.76%) QA
2 1 (2.38%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (2.38%) PMO
System Software
1 1 (2.38%) Docker
1 1 (2.38%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 1 (2.38%) EnCase
1 1 (2.38%) FortiGate
1 1 (2.38%) HP Quality Center
1 1 (2.38%) Opscode Chef
1 1 (2.38%) Puppet
Vendors
1 9 (21.43%) Microsoft
2 6 (14.29%) BT
2 6 (14.29%) HP
3 1 (2.38%) Juniper
3 1 (2.38%) Radware
3 1 (2.38%) SAP
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