The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Cheshire with a requirement for Degree qualifications. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered over the 3 months to 28 June 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Academic Degree
North West / Cheshire
3 months to
28 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 24 17 18
Rank change year-on-year -7 +1  
Permanent jobs citing Degree 134 88 172
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Cheshire 9.24% 9.27% 10.15%
As % of the Qualifications category 41.61% 40.55% 47.65%
Number of salaries quoted 79 67 112
Median salary £40,500 £42,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -4.70% +6.25%  
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £22,000 £26,041
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £55,000 £63,500
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 Cheshire.

Academic & Professional Certification
Cheshire
Permanent job vacancies requiring academic qualifications or professional certifications 322 217 361
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Cheshire 22.21% 22.87% 21.31%
Number of salaries quoted 214 179 275
Median salary £41,500 £42,500 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -2.35% +13.33%  
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,000 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £60,000 £52,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £41,500
% change year-on-year - +2.40%  

Degree
Job Vacancy Trend in Cheshire

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Cheshire 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 Cheshire

Degree
Salary Trend in Cheshire

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

Salary trend for Degree in Cheshire

Degree
Salary Histogram in Cheshire

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Degree in Cheshire over the 3 months to 28 June 2017.

Salary histogram for Degree in Cheshire

Degree
Job Locations in Cheshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Degree within the Cheshire region over the 3 months to 28 June 2017. 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 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
Warrington -4 33 £41,250 -2.94% 3
Knutsford -22 27 £51,250 +100.98% 1
Crewe -1 19 £23,750 -52.50% 5
Runcorn +1 12 £37,500 -16.66% 1
Wilmslow -5 11 £40,500 +58.82% 2
Macclesfield +1 4 £33,750 -35.71% 1
Chester -11 4 £42,000 -6.66% 8
Northwich - 2 £24,000 -
Daresbury -1 1 £22,000 -42.85%
Sandbach - 1 £20,500 - 1
Degree
North West

For the 6 months to 28 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 Cheshire region with a requirement for Degree.

1 91 (41.55%) Finance
2 73 (33.33%) SQL
3 71 (32.42%) Computer Science
4 56 (25.57%) C#
5 53 (24.20%) Agile Software Development
6 47 (21.46%) .NET
7 43 (19.63%) Analytical Skills
8 41 (18.72%) HTML
9 38 (17.35%) JavaScript
10 36 (16.44%) Windows
10 36 (16.44%) MVC
11 35 (15.98%) CSS
12 34 (15.53%) Banking
13 33 (15.07%) ITIL
13 33 (15.07%) Microsoft
14 32 (14.61%) Java
15 31 (14.16%) Computer Science Degree
16 30 (13.70%) Information Security
17 28 (12.79%) Software Engineering
18 27 (12.33%) Risk Management
19 25 (11.42%) CISSP
20 23 (10.50%) Management Information System
20 23 (10.50%) Linux
21 22 (10.05%) Mathematics
21 22 (10.05%) .NET Framework
22 20 (9.13%) PHP
22 20 (9.13%) SQL Server
22 20 (9.13%) ASP.NET
23 19 (8.68%) Retail
24 18 (8.22%) Visual Studio

Degree
Co-occurring IT Skills in Cheshire 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 6 (2.74%) MS Exchange
2 4 (1.83%) IIS
2 4 (1.83%) SAS
2 4 (1.83%) SharePoint
3 3 (1.37%) OpenStack
4 2 (0.91%) CICS
4 2 (0.91%) Confluence
4 2 (0.91%) JBoss
4 2 (0.91%) WebLogic
4 2 (0.91%) WebSphere
5 1 (0.46%) Adobe Experience Manager
5 1 (0.46%) Apache
5 1 (0.46%) Apache Pig
5 1 (0.46%) CMS
5 1 (0.46%) Exchange Server 2010
5 1 (0.46%) OpenROAD
5 1 (0.46%) Oracle SOA Suite
5 1 (0.46%) SharePoint 2010
5 1 (0.46%) Sitefinity
5 1 (0.46%) WordPress
Applications
1 15 (6.85%) Microsoft Excel
1 15 (6.85%) Microsoft Office
2 3 (1.37%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 1 (0.46%) AutoCAD
3 1 (0.46%) SOLIDWORKS
Business Applications
1 6 (2.74%) Sage CRM
2 2 (0.91%) Dynamics NAV
2 2 (0.91%) ResourceLink
2 2 (0.91%) Sage 1000
3 1 (0.46%) BASE24
3 1 (0.46%) HFM
3 1 (0.46%) Hyperion Planning
3 1 (0.46%) Oracle BPM
3 1 (0.46%) Oracle Financials
3 1 (0.46%) Oracle General Ledger
3 1 (0.46%) SAP EWM
3 1 (0.46%) SAP MII
3 1 (0.46%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 1 (0.46%) SAP PP
3 1 (0.46%) SAP PP-PI
3 1 (0.46%) SAP QM
3 1 (0.46%) SAP SD
Cloud Services
1 8 (3.65%) Amazon AWS
2 6 (2.74%) Microsoft Azure
3 4 (1.83%) Trello
4 3 (1.37%) Cloud Computing
5 2 (0.91%) OpenShift
6 1 (0.46%) AWS Lambda
6 1 (0.46%) Google Analytics
6 1 (0.46%) IaaS
6 1 (0.46%) iPaaS
6 1 (0.46%) Office 365
6 1 (0.46%) PaaS
6 1 (0.46%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 15 (6.85%) WAN
2 14 (6.39%) Firewall
3 13 (5.94%) LAN
3 13 (5.94%) VoIP
3 13 (5.94%) VPN
4 12 (5.48%) Wireless
5 11 (5.02%) IP Telephony
6 10 (4.57%) BGP
6 10 (4.57%) Cisco IOS
6 10 (4.57%) EIGRP
6 10 (4.57%) Ethernet
6 10 (4.57%) OSPF
7 9 (4.11%) Network Security
8 8 (3.65%) DHCP
8 8 (3.65%) DNS
8 8 (3.65%) SSL
8 8 (3.65%) Wireshark
9 7 (3.20%) Cisco PIX
9 7 (3.20%) SNMP
9 7 (3.20%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 20 (9.13%) SQL Server
2 9 (4.11%) MySQL
2 9 (4.11%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 9 (4.11%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 6 (2.74%) DB2
4 5 (2.28%) Apache Hive
4 5 (2.28%) Hadoop
4 5 (2.28%) Impala
5 4 (1.83%) Data Mining
6 3 (1.37%) Big Data
6 3 (1.37%) Data Warehouse
6 3 (1.37%) Oracle BI Publisher
6 3 (1.37%) Oracle Reports
6 3 (1.37%) SQL Server 2012
7 2 (0.91%) Essbase
7 2 (0.91%) IMS/DB
7 2 (0.91%) NoSQL
7 2 (0.91%) QlikView
7 2 (0.91%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 1 (0.46%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 18 (8.22%) Visual Studio
2 13 (5.94%) Subversion
3 10 (4.57%) Git (software)
4 6 (2.74%) JIRA
5 5 (2.28%) Jenkins
6 4 (1.83%) Moq
6 4 (1.83%) NUnit
7 3 (1.37%) Bitbucket
7 3 (1.37%) Oracle APEX
7 3 (1.37%) SpecFlow
7 3 (1.37%) Xcode
8 2 (0.91%) ClearCase
8 2 (0.91%) Grunt
8 2 (0.91%) Selenium
8 2 (0.91%) SonarQube
8 2 (0.91%) Sonatype Nexus
8 2 (0.91%) Team Foundation Server
9 1 (0.46%) HP UFT
9 1 (0.46%) JUnit
9 1 (0.46%) Maven
General
1 91 (41.55%) Finance
2 34 (15.53%) Banking
3 19 (8.68%) Retail
4 14 (6.39%) Legal
5 11 (5.02%) Advertising
6 10 (4.57%) Investment Banking
6 10 (4.57%) Manufacturing
6 10 (4.57%) Marketing
7 9 (4.11%) Financial Institution
8 7 (3.20%) Automotive
9 6 (2.74%) Multimedia
9 6 (2.74%) Pharmaceutical
10 5 (2.28%) Law
10 5 (2.28%) Publishing
11 4 (1.83%) Corporate Banking
12 3 (1.37%) Telecoms
13 2 (0.91%) Games
14 1 (0.46%) Electronics
14 1 (0.46%) French Language
14 1 (0.46%) Military
Job Titles
1 73 (33.33%) Developer
2 42 (19.18%) Analyst
3 27 (12.33%) .NET Developer
4 26 (11.87%) C# Developer
5 22 (10.05%) C# .NET Developer
5 22 (10.05%) Senior Developer
6 18 (8.22%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
7 16 (7.31%) Software Engineer
8 14 (6.39%) Senior .NET Developer
9 13 (5.94%) Compliance Analyst
9 13 (5.94%) Security Analyst
9 13 (5.94%) Software Developer
10 12 (5.48%) ASP.NET Developer
10 12 (5.48%) C# ASP.NET Developer
10 12 (5.48%) Graduate
10 12 (5.48%) Junior
10 12 (5.48%) Senior C# Developer
11 11 (5.02%) Network Engineer
11 11 (5.02%) Senior ASP.NET Developer
11 11 (5.02%) Senior C# .NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 47 (21.46%) .NET
2 41 (18.72%) HTML
3 35 (15.98%) CSS
4 22 (10.05%) .NET Framework
5 20 (9.13%) ASP.NET
6 14 (6.39%) jQuery
7 13 (5.94%) Web Services
8 9 (4.11%) Flash
9 8 (3.65%) ASP.NET Web API
9 8 (3.65%) Entity Framework
9 8 (3.65%) XML
10 7 (3.20%) AngularJS
10 7 (3.20%) RESTful
11 6 (2.74%) J2ME
11 6 (2.74%) Middleware
11 6 (2.74%) OpenAL
11 6 (2.74%) OpenCL
11 6 (2.74%) OpenGL
11 6 (2.74%) Qt
11 6 (2.74%) SVG
Miscellaneous
1 71 (32.42%) Computer Science
2 43 (19.63%) Analytical Skills
3 23 (10.50%) Management Information System
4 18 (8.22%) Virtual Team
5 10 (4.57%) iPhone
6 9 (4.11%) Social Media
7 7 (3.20%) Data Centre
8 6 (2.74%) Device Driver
8 6 (2.74%) Life Science
8 6 (2.74%) MPEG
8 6 (2.74%) Smartphone
9 5 (2.28%) Linux Command Line
9 5 (2.28%) Mainframe
10 4 (1.83%) User Experience
11 3 (1.37%) Algorithms
11 3 (1.37%) iPad
11 3 (1.37%) Robotics
12 2 (0.91%) Enterprise Software
12 2 (0.91%) IBM Mainframe
12 2 (0.91%) Internet of Things
Operating Systems
1 36 (16.44%) Windows
2 23 (10.50%) Linux
3 15 (6.85%) Unix
4 12 (5.48%) Windows Server
5 11 (5.02%) Android
6 8 (3.65%) Apple iOS
7 7 (3.20%) Windows Mobile
7 7 (3.20%) Windows Server 2003
7 7 (3.20%) Windows Server 2008
7 7 (3.20%) Windows Server 2012
8 6 (2.74%) Embedded Linux
8 6 (2.74%) Nucleus RTOS
8 6 (2.74%) Windows 7
8 6 (2.74%) Windows 8
9 1 (0.46%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 53 (24.20%) Agile Software Development
2 36 (16.44%) MVC
3 33 (15.07%) ITIL
4 30 (13.70%) Information Security
5 28 (12.79%) Software Engineering
6 27 (12.33%) Risk Management
7 22 (10.05%) Mathematics
8 18 (8.22%) SDLC
8 18 (8.22%) Service Management
9 17 (7.76%) Customer Engagement
9 17 (7.76%) Process Improvement
9 17 (7.76%) TDD
10 16 (7.31%) OO
11 14 (6.39%) BDD
11 14 (6.39%) CRM
11 14 (6.39%) Data Security
11 14 (6.39%) Project Management
12 13 (5.94%) Identity Management
12 13 (5.94%) Mentoring
12 13 (5.94%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 73 (33.33%) SQL
2 56 (25.57%) C#
3 38 (17.35%) JavaScript
4 32 (14.61%) Java
5 20 (9.13%) PHP
6 14 (6.39%) Python
7 10 (4.57%) C++
7 10 (4.57%) PL/SQL
8 9 (4.11%) C
8 9 (4.11%) R
9 6 (2.74%) T-SQL
9 6 (2.74%) XAML
10 5 (2.28%) TypeScript
10 5 (2.28%) VB
11 4 (1.83%) ActionScript
11 4 (1.83%) Delphi
11 4 (1.83%) VB.NET
12 3 (1.37%) Pascal
12 3 (1.37%) Perl
12 3 (1.37%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 31 (14.16%) Computer Science Degree
2 25 (11.42%) CISSP
3 17 (7.76%) Microsoft Certification
4 14 (6.39%) MCSE
5 13 (5.94%) CISA
5 13 (5.94%) Cisco Certification
5 13 (5.94%) CNA
5 13 (5.94%) CNE
5 13 (5.94%) CompTIA Security+
5 13 (5.94%) Novell Certification
5 13 (5.94%) Security+ Certification
6 12 (5.48%) CISM
7 11 (5.02%) CCNP
8 8 (3.65%) CRISC
9 7 (3.20%) Master's Degree
10 5 (2.28%) CCIE
11 3 (1.37%) ISEB
11 3 (1.37%) Numerate Degree
11 3 (1.37%) Sun Certification
12 2 (0.91%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (4.57%) QA
2 5 (2.28%) PMO
3 3 (1.37%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 2 (0.91%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 2 (0.91%) SLA
5 1 (0.46%) Data Quality
5 1 (0.46%) HIPAA
5 1 (0.46%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
5 1 (0.46%) PCI DSS
5 1 (0.46%) SSAE 16
System Software
1 9 (4.11%) Active Directory
2 2 (0.91%) Docker
2 2 (0.91%) Virtual Machines
3 1 (0.46%) Firmware
3 1 (0.46%) HDFS
3 1 (0.46%) ProxySG
3 1 (0.46%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (0.46%) vSphere
3 1 (0.46%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 3 (1.37%) FortiGate
2 2 (0.91%) Opscode Chef
3 1 (0.46%) Failover Clustering
3 1 (0.46%) NetBackup
3 1 (0.46%) RSA enVision
3 1 (0.46%) SCCM
Vendors
1 33 (15.07%) Microsoft
2 18 (8.22%) Oracle
3 16 (7.31%) Cisco
4 11 (5.02%) F5
5 8 (3.65%) Sage
6 7 (3.20%) Riverbed
7 6 (2.74%) IBM
7 6 (2.74%) Intel
7 6 (2.74%) SAP
7 6 (2.74%) Symbian
7 6 (2.74%) Xamarin
8 5 (2.28%) Zend
9 4 (1.83%) Teradata
10 3 (1.37%) Blue Coat
10 3 (1.37%) Chordiant
10 3 (1.37%) Cognizant
10 3 (1.37%) Juniper
10 3 (1.37%) Sun
10 3 (1.37%) Tableau
11 2 (0.91%) Hyperion
Crewe, Cheshire
Searchability
Salary: £18000 - £25000 per annum
Posted: 16 hours ago
Crewe, Cheshire
ISL
Posted: Yesterday
Chester, Cheshire
ISL
Posted: Yesterday
Warrington, Cheshire
Actis Recruitment.
Salary: From £40,000 to £50,000 per annum + bonus + bens
Posted: Yesterday
Chester, Cheshire
Searchability
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Crewe, Cheshire
Saxon Recruitment Solutions
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + Benefits + Home Working
Posted: 13 hours ago
Ellesmere Port, Merseyside
2M Employment Solutions
Salary: £25000.00 - £27000.00 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Ellesmere Port, Merseyside
2M Employment Solutions
Salary: £30000.00 - £35000.00 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Chester, Cheshire
Searchability
Salary: £25000 - £33000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Cheshire
Proprius Recruitment
Salary: From £45,000 to £53,000 per annum Plus Excellent Bonus & Benefits
Posted: 22 hours ago
Chester, Cheshire
Searchability
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Chester
Applause IT Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum + +Benefits + Bonus
Posted: 5 days ago
Cheshire
Churchill Frank
Salary: £55000 - £60000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Warrington, Cheshire
Applause IT Innovation
Salary: £30000 - £80000 per annum + £30-£40 base + Double OTE + Car
Posted: 4 days ago
Crewe
Recruitment Genius Ltd
Salary: £28000 - £35000 per annum
Posted: 11 days ago
Macclesfield
Adria Solutions Ltd
Salary: £20000 - £30000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 9 days ago
Cheshire
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Salary: £20000.00 - £23000.00 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Runcorn, Cheshire
Phoenix Medical Supplies
Salary: Competitive + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Wilmslow, Cheshire
Cognizant
Salary: Unspecified Market Standards
Posted: 12 days ago
Chester
Recruitment Genius Ltd
Salary: £24000 - £28000 per annum
Posted: 14 days ago
Chester
Applause IT Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £39000 per annum + Inc Car +Bonus +Bens
Posted: 8 days ago
Chester, Cheshire
Asset Resourcing Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £45000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Knutsford
Applause IT Ltd
Salary: £38000 - £43000 per annum + + Great Benefits
Posted: 22 days ago
Crewe
Bluetown Online LTD
Salary: excellent benefits
Posted: 13 days ago
Alderley Edge, Cheshire
Reed Business Information Ltd
Salary: From £30,000 to £40,000 per annum £30k - £40k + 29 days holiday + bene
Posted: 14 days ago
Cheshire
ECOM
Salary: £20000 - £30000 per annum + Salary Based on Experience
Posted: 5 days ago
Wilmslow, Cheshire
Information Commissioners Office
Posted: 4 days ago
Cheshire
ECOM
Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum + Salary Based on Experience
Posted: 5 days ago
Warrington, Cheshire
Ivanti
Salary: Matched pension plan, private medical and dental insurance
Posted: 20 days ago
Sandbach
Hays Specialist Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £18000.00 - £23000.00 per annum
Posted: 19 days ago