Period
to 23 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Devon with a requirement for Degree qualifications. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered over the 6 months to 23 November 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Academic Degree
South West > Devon
6 months to
23 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 11 8 15
Rank change year-on-year -3 +7 +1
Permanent jobs citing Degree 90 166 97
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Devon 16.22% 20.88% 13.45%
As % of the Qualifications category 64.29% 68.03% 56.40%
Number of salaries quoted 81 148 79
Devon median annual salary £40,223 £37,500 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +7.26% +7.14% +40.00%
10th Percentile £27,790 £23,700 £19,950
90th Percentile £55,000 £60,000 £48,750
South West median annual salary £40,000 £40,016 £37,500
% change year-on-year -0.04% +6.71% +5.40%

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 permanent job vacancies advertised in Devon with a requirement for academic qualifications or professional certifications.

All Academic and Professional Certifications
Devon
Permanent vacancies requiring academic qualifications or professional certifications 140 244 172
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Devon 25.23% 30.69% 23.86%
Number of salaries quoted 116 218 139
Devon median annual salary £39,500 £35,000 £33,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +12.86% +4.48% +13.56%
10th Percentile £24,375 £23,525 £19,750
90th Percentile £56,875 £60,000 £48,750
South West median annual salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

Degree
Job Vacancy Trend in Devon

Job postings citing Degree as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Devon.

Job vacancy trend for Degree in Devon

Degree
Salary Trend in Devon

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

Salary trend for Degree in Devon

Degree
Salary Histogram in Devon

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Degree in Devon over the 6 months to 23 November 2017.

Salary histogram for Degree in Devon

Degree
Job Locations in Devon

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Degree within the Devon region over the 6 months to 23 November 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Past 6 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Exeter -10 55 £39,500 -1.25% 5
Plymouth +7 20 £42,500 +17.24%
Totnes - 5 £55,000 -
Exmouth +1 2 £39,500 +46.30%
Paignton +4 1 £30,000 -17.24% 1
Barnstaple +2 1 - -
Tavistock - 1 £33,000 -
Degree
South West

For the 6 months to 23 November 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 Devon region with a requirement for Degree.

1 36 (40.00%) Java
2 35 (38.89%) Computer Science
3 30 (33.33%) SQL
4 29 (32.22%) Mathematics
4 29 (32.22%) Computer Science Degree
5 28 (31.11%) Agile Software Development
6 25 (27.78%) JavaScript
7 20 (22.22%) Spring
8 19 (21.11%) Scrum
8 19 (21.11%) Python
9 17 (18.89%) Analytical Skills
10 16 (17.78%) AngularJS
11 15 (16.67%) Git (software)
11 15 (16.67%) C++
12 14 (15.56%) Continuous Integration
12 14 (15.56%) Analytics
13 13 (14.44%) Hibernate
13 13 (14.44%) HTML
13 13 (14.44%) Web Services
14 12 (13.33%) CSS
14 12 (13.33%) Linux
14 12 (13.33%) Lucene
15 10 (11.11%) C#
15 10 (11.11%) Eclipse
15 10 (11.11%) R
15 10 (11.11%) RESTful
15 10 (11.11%) Apache Solr
16 9 (10.00%) Hadoop
16 9 (10.00%) Selenium
16 9 (10.00%) Continuous Improvement

Degree
Co-occurring IT Skills in Devon 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 10 (11.11%) Apache Solr
2 7 (7.78%) Elasticsearch
2 7 (7.78%) Tomcat
3 5 (5.56%) Apache Spark
4 3 (3.33%) Apache
4 3 (3.33%) Apache Pig
5 1 (1.11%) WordPress
Applications
1 3 (3.33%) SPSS
2 1 (1.11%) Microsoft Excel
2 1 (1.11%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (1.11%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 2 (2.22%) Oracle ERP
Cloud Services
1 6 (6.67%) Amazon AWS
2 5 (5.56%) GitHub
3 2 (2.22%) Cloud Computing
3 2 (2.22%) Microsoft Azure
3 2 (2.22%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 9 (10.00%) Wi-Fi
2 8 (8.89%) ZigBee
3 1 (1.11%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (10.00%) Hadoop
2 5 (5.56%) NoSQL
2 5 (5.56%) PostgreSQL
2 5 (5.56%) Triplestore
3 4 (4.44%) SQL Server
4 3 (3.33%) HBase
4 3 (3.33%) MongoDB
4 3 (3.33%) QGIS
4 3 (3.33%) Redis
4 3 (3.33%) SQL Server 2012
5 2 (2.22%) Amazon Redshift
5 2 (2.22%) Apache Cassandra
5 2 (2.22%) Big Data
5 2 (2.22%) Crystal Reports
5 2 (2.22%) Data Warehouse
5 2 (2.22%) OrientDB
5 2 (2.22%) QlikView
5 2 (2.22%) SQL Server 2014
5 2 (2.22%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 2 (2.22%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 15 (16.67%) Git (software)
2 10 (11.11%) Eclipse
3 9 (10.00%) Maven
3 9 (10.00%) Selenium
4 8 (8.89%) JUnit
5 5 (5.56%) Gradle
5 5 (5.56%) Jenkins
5 5 (5.56%) JIRA
5 5 (5.56%) Team Foundation Server
6 3 (3.33%) IntelliJ
6 3 (3.33%) NetBeans
7 2 (2.22%) Jasmine
7 2 (2.22%) NUnit
8 1 (1.11%) FitNesse
8 1 (1.11%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
8 1 (1.11%) Visual Studio
General
1 9 (10.00%) Electronics
2 7 (7.78%) Retail
3 5 (5.56%) Finance
4 1 (1.11%) Billing
4 1 (1.11%) Legal
4 1 (1.11%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 43 (47.78%) Developer
2 14 (15.56%) Java Developer
2 14 (15.56%) Senior Developer
3 9 (10.00%) Software Developer
3 9 (10.00%) Software Engineer
4 7 (7.78%) Data Scientist
4 7 (7.78%) Senior Data Scientist
5 6 (6.67%) Architect
5 6 (6.67%) Enterprise Architect
5 6 (6.67%) IT Architect
6 5 (5.56%) Graduate
7 4 (4.44%) Developer in Test
7 4 (4.44%) Firmware Developer
7 4 (4.44%) Firmware Engineer
7 4 (4.44%) Interoperability Testing (IOT) Engineer
7 4 (4.44%) Junior
8 3 (3.33%) Data Analysis Manager
8 3 (3.33%) Designer
8 3 (3.33%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
8 3 (3.33%) Senior Front-End Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 20 (22.22%) Spring
2 16 (17.78%) AngularJS
3 13 (14.44%) Hibernate
3 13 (14.44%) HTML
3 13 (14.44%) Web Services
4 12 (13.33%) CSS
4 12 (13.33%) Lucene
5 10 (11.11%) RESTful
6 8 (8.89%) JSON
6 8 (8.89%) REST
6 8 (8.89%) Spring Boot
7 7 (7.78%) .NET
7 7 (7.78%) Apache Wicket
7 7 (7.78%) Ember.js
8 5 (5.56%) Apache Tika
8 5 (5.56%) Grails
8 5 (5.56%) Nutch
8 5 (5.56%) Play Framework
9 4 (4.44%) jQuery
9 4 (4.44%) Node.js
Miscellaneous
1 35 (38.89%) Computer Science
2 17 (18.89%) Analytical Skills
3 9 (10.00%) Algorithms
4 8 (8.89%) Smart Home
5 7 (7.78%) Mobile App
6 6 (6.67%) Linux Command Line
7 2 (2.22%) Enterprise Cloud
8 1 (1.11%) Client/Server
8 1 (1.11%) Driving Licence
8 1 (1.11%) Smart City
8 1 (1.11%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 12 (13.33%) Linux
2 5 (5.56%) Windows
3 2 (2.22%) Unix
4 1 (1.11%) Apple iOS
4 1 (1.11%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 1 (1.11%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 29 (32.22%) Mathematics
2 28 (31.11%) Agile Software Development
3 19 (21.11%) Scrum
4 14 (15.56%) Analytics
4 14 (15.56%) Continuous Integration
5 9 (10.00%) Continuous Improvement
5 9 (10.00%) Mobile Development
5 9 (10.00%) Software Engineering
5 9 (10.00%) TDD
6 8 (8.89%) Business Intelligence
6 8 (8.89%) Coaching
6 8 (8.89%) SDLC
7 7 (7.78%) SEO
7 7 (7.78%) Statistics
8 6 (6.67%) Data Management
8 6 (6.67%) Enterprise Architecture
8 6 (6.67%) Identity Management
8 6 (6.67%) Project Management
8 6 (6.67%) Service Management
8 6 (6.67%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 36 (40.00%) Java
2 30 (33.33%) SQL
3 25 (27.78%) JavaScript
4 19 (21.11%) Python
5 15 (16.67%) C++
6 10 (11.11%) C#
6 10 (11.11%) R
7 9 (10.00%) C
8 6 (6.67%) Groovy
9 4 (4.44%) PowerShell
9 4 (4.44%) T-SQL
10 3 (3.33%) PL/SQL
11 2 (2.22%) PHP
12 1 (1.11%) Bash Shell
12 1 (1.11%) Embedded C
12 1 (1.11%) MATLAB
12 1 (1.11%) Perl
12 1 (1.11%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 29 (32.22%) Computer Science Degree
2 9 (10.00%) Numerate Degree
3 4 (4.44%) Security Cleared
4 3 (3.33%) HND
4 3 (3.33%) PhD
4 3 (3.33%) SC Cleared
5 2 (2.22%) HNC
6 1 (1.11%) APMP
6 1 (1.11%) CCENT
6 1 (1.11%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
6 1 (1.11%) Network+ Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (5.56%) QA
2 4 (4.44%) ISO 14001
2 4 (4.44%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 8 (8.89%) Docker
1 8 (8.89%) Firmware
2 3 (3.33%) HDFS
Systems Management
1 3 (3.33%) Hadoop YARN
Vendors
1 9 (10.00%) Microsoft
2 3 (3.33%) Minitab
2 3 (3.33%) Oracle
3 2 (2.22%) Red Hat
4 1 (1.11%) Ubiquiti