Period
to 19 September 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Gloucestershire with a requirement for Degree qualifications. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered over the 6 months to 19 September 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Academic Degree
South West > Gloucestershire
6 months to
19 Sep 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 24 22 20
Rank change year-on-year -2 -2 -1
Permanent jobs citing Degree 165 212 258
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Gloucestershire 9.94% 12.94% 12.25%
As % of the Qualifications category 25.54% 38.06% 25.75%
Number of salaries quoted 113 154 179
Gloucestershire median annual salary £55,000 £45,000 £43,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +22.22% +4.65% +7.50%
10th Percentile £23,900 £23,000 £26,100
90th Percentile £76,250 £63,750 £70,000
South West median annual salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,500
% change year-on-year - -1.23% +9.46%

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 Gloucestershire with a requirement for academic qualifications or professional certifications.

All Academic and Professional Certifications
Gloucestershire
Permanent vacancies requiring academic qualifications or professional certifications 646 557 1,002
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Gloucestershire 38.92% 34.00% 47.58%
Number of salaries quoted 488 411 720
Gloucestershire median annual salary £46,000 £45,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +2.22% - +5.88%
10th Percentile £30,000 £25,000 £26,250
90th Percentile £65,000 £71,250 £65,000
South West median annual salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,500
% change year-on-year +6.25% -1.23% +3.85%

Degree
Job Vacancy Trend in Gloucestershire

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

Job vacancy trend for Degree in Gloucestershire

Degree
Salary Trend in Gloucestershire

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

Salary trend for Degree in Gloucestershire

Degree
Salary Histogram in Gloucestershire

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Degree in Gloucestershire over the 6 months to 19 September 2018.

Salary histogram for Degree in Gloucestershire

Degree
Job Locations in Gloucestershire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Degree within the Gloucestershire region over the 6 months to 19 September 2018. 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
Cheltenham +26 66 £50,000 +100.00% 15
Gloucester -5 27 £55,000 +22.22% 11
Cirencester +7 14 £21,250 -19.81% 3
Tewkesbury -14 3 £27,500 -8.33% 1
Mitcheldean - 2 - -
Stroud +11 1 £27,000 -14.29%
Berkeley - 1 £30,000 -
Degree
South West

For the 6 months to 19 September 2018, IT jobs citing Degree also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all permanent job ads across the Gloucestershire region with a requirement for Degree.

1 68 (41.21%) Security Cleared
2 57 (34.55%) Computer Science
3 55 (33.33%) C
4 54 (32.73%) DV Cleared
5 51 (30.91%) Software Engineering
6 47 (28.48%) Agile Software Development
7 39 (23.64%) Java
7 39 (23.64%) Analytics
8 36 (21.82%) Python
9 34 (20.61%) C++
9 34 (20.61%) Mathematics
10 32 (19.39%) SC Cleared
10 32 (19.39%) Analytical Skills
11 29 (17.58%) Data Science
12 28 (16.97%) Electronics
13 27 (16.36%) C#
14 24 (14.55%) SQL Server
14 24 (14.55%) Windows
15 22 (13.33%) SQL
15 22 (13.33%) Big Data
16 21 (12.73%) Machine Learning
16 21 (12.73%) Data Analytics
17 20 (12.12%) JavaScript
18 19 (11.52%) Continuous Integration
19 18 (10.91%) Statistics
19 18 (10.91%) Linux
19 18 (10.91%) Cybersecurity
19 18 (10.91%) Problem-Solving
20 17 (10.30%) Continuous Improvement
20 17 (10.30%) Business Development

Degree
Co-occurring IT Skills in Gloucestershire 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 (6.06%) SAS
2 4 (2.42%) SharePoint
3 3 (1.82%) CMS
3 3 (1.82%) Elasticsearch
4 2 (1.21%) Apache Spark
4 2 (1.21%) Captiva
4 2 (1.21%) Documentum
5 1 (0.61%) Apache
Applications
1 8 (4.85%) Microsoft Office
2 5 (3.03%) MS Visio
3 1 (0.61%) CATIA
3 1 (0.61%) InVision
3 1 (0.61%) Microsoft Excel
3 1 (0.61%) Photoshop
3 1 (0.61%) Simulink
3 1 (0.61%) SOLIDWORKS
Business Applications
1 3 (1.82%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 7 (4.24%) Amazon AWS
2 6 (3.64%) Microsoft Azure
3 4 (2.42%) Office 365
4 3 (1.82%) Dynamics 365
5 1 (0.61%) Amazon EC2
5 1 (0.61%) Amazon EMR
5 1 (0.61%) Cloud Computing
5 1 (0.61%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 11 (6.67%) Firewall
1 11 (6.67%) HTTP
2 7 (4.24%) Network Security
3 6 (3.64%) 2G
3 6 (3.64%) 3G
3 6 (3.64%) 4G
3 6 (3.64%) BGP-4
3 6 (3.64%) Ethernet
3 6 (3.64%) GSM
3 6 (3.64%) HTTPS
3 6 (3.64%) IPv4
3 6 (3.64%) IPv6
3 6 (3.64%) LAN
3 6 (3.64%) LTE
3 6 (3.64%) OSPF
3 6 (3.64%) TCP/IP
3 6 (3.64%) UMTS
3 6 (3.64%) Wi-Fi
4 5 (3.03%) Intrusion Detection
5 1 (0.61%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 24 (14.55%) SQL Server
2 22 (13.33%) Big Data
3 13 (7.88%) MySQL
4 7 (4.24%) Data Warehouse
5 6 (3.64%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 2 (1.21%) PostgreSQL
6 2 (1.21%) Power BI
6 2 (1.21%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 1 (0.61%) Apache Hive
7 1 (0.61%) BusinessObjects
7 1 (0.61%) Hadoop
7 1 (0.61%) Qlik Sense
Development Applications
1 10 (6.06%) Git (software)
2 6 (3.64%) Team Foundation Server
3 5 (3.03%) Rational Rhapsody
3 5 (3.03%) Visual Studio
4 3 (1.82%) JUnit
5 1 (0.61%) Bitbucket
5 1 (0.61%) ERwin
5 1 (0.61%) JIRA
5 1 (0.61%) Rational Team Concert
General
1 28 (16.97%) Electronics
2 15 (9.09%) Military
3 14 (8.48%) Telecoms
4 13 (7.88%) Aerospace
5 12 (7.27%) Manufacturing
6 9 (5.45%) Finance
7 5 (3.03%) Marketing
8 4 (2.42%) Automotive
8 4 (2.42%) Law
9 2 (1.21%) Advertising
10 1 (0.61%) Back Office
10 1 (0.61%) Front Office
10 1 (0.61%) Games
10 1 (0.61%) Legal
10 1 (0.61%) Retail
Job Titles
1 35 (21.21%) Software Engineer
2 24 (14.55%) Developer
3 22 (13.33%) Graduate
4 16 (9.70%) Analyst
5 15 (9.09%) Consultant
6 12 (7.27%) Data Scientist
7 11 (6.67%) Junior
7 11 (6.67%) Software Developer
8 10 (6.06%) Data Analyst
8 10 (6.06%) Embedded Engineer
8 10 (6.06%) Senior Data Scientist
9 9 (5.45%) Embedded Software Engineer
9 9 (5.45%) Java Developer
10 8 (4.85%) Graduate Software Engineer
10 8 (4.85%) Junior Analyst
11 7 (4.24%) Graduate Analyst
11 7 (4.24%) Graduate Data Analyst
11 7 (4.24%) Graduate Developer
11 7 (4.24%) Junior Data Analyst
12 6 (3.64%) Business Security Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (7.27%) .NET
1 12 (7.27%) AngularJS
2 11 (6.67%) Django
2 11 (6.67%) HTML
3 9 (5.45%) Web Services
4 8 (4.85%) RESTful
4 8 (4.85%) XML
5 7 (4.24%) CSS
6 5 (3.03%) JSON
6 5 (3.03%) WCF
6 5 (3.03%) XSLT
7 4 (2.42%) jQuery
8 3 (1.82%) J2EE
9 2 (1.21%) Ajax
9 2 (1.21%) HTML5
9 2 (1.21%) Laravel
9 2 (1.21%) React
9 2 (1.21%) Spring
9 2 (1.21%) Spring Boot
9 2 (1.21%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 57 (34.55%) Computer Science
2 32 (19.39%) Analytical Skills
3 9 (5.45%) Algorithms
4 8 (4.85%) Self-Motivation
5 6 (3.64%) Enterprise Cloud
6 5 (3.03%) CAN bus
7 4 (2.42%) Data Protection Act
7 4 (2.42%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
7 4 (2.42%) Hybrid Cloud
8 3 (1.82%) Cyber Defence
8 3 (1.82%) Device Driver
8 3 (1.82%) Embedded Systems
9 2 (1.21%) CUDA
9 2 (1.21%) Greenfield Project
9 2 (1.21%) Virtual Team
10 1 (0.61%) Fintech
10 1 (0.61%) PMI
10 1 (0.61%) Social Media
10 1 (0.61%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 24 (14.55%) Windows
2 18 (10.91%) Linux
3 7 (4.24%) Windows Server
4 6 (3.64%) Android
4 6 (3.64%) Embedded Linux
4 6 (3.64%) Unix
5 4 (2.42%) Apple iOS
5 4 (2.42%) Windows Server 2012
6 3 (1.82%) Mac OS X
7 1 (0.61%) CentOS
7 1 (0.61%) Debian
7 1 (0.61%) Kali Linux
7 1 (0.61%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 1 (0.61%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 51 (30.91%) Software Engineering
2 47 (28.48%) Agile Software Development
3 39 (23.64%) Analytics
4 34 (20.61%) Mathematics
5 29 (17.58%) Data Science
6 21 (12.73%) Data Analytics
6 21 (12.73%) Machine Learning
7 19 (11.52%) Continuous Integration
8 18 (10.91%) Cybersecurity
8 18 (10.91%) Problem-Solving
8 18 (10.91%) Statistics
9 17 (10.30%) Business Development
9 17 (10.30%) Continuous Improvement
10 16 (9.70%) Operations Research
10 16 (9.70%) TDD
11 15 (9.09%) Line Management
12 14 (8.48%) Information Security
12 14 (8.48%) IT Strategy
13 12 (7.27%) DevOps
13 12 (7.27%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 55 (33.33%) C
2 39 (23.64%) Java
3 36 (21.82%) Python
4 34 (20.61%) C++
5 27 (16.36%) C#
6 22 (13.33%) SQL
7 20 (12.12%) JavaScript
8 12 (7.27%) R
9 11 (6.67%) Embedded C
10 10 (6.06%) PowerShell
11 6 (3.64%) T-SQL
12 5 (3.03%) Perl
12 5 (3.03%) Tcl
13 4 (2.42%) Embedded C++
13 4 (2.42%) PHP
14 3 (1.82%) Ada
15 2 (1.21%) Assembly Language
15 2 (1.21%) ES6
16 1 (0.61%) MATLAB
16 1 (0.61%) VB
Qualifications
1 68 (41.21%) Security Cleared
2 54 (32.73%) DV Cleared
3 32 (19.39%) SC Cleared
4 13 (7.88%) Computer Science Degree
5 11 (6.67%) Numerate Degree
6 9 (5.45%) Master's Degree
7 6 (3.64%) CCNP
7 6 (3.64%) Cisco Certification
8 5 (3.03%) PhD
9 2 (1.21%) CREST Certified
9 2 (1.21%) GCIH
10 1 (0.61%) CEH
10 1 (0.61%) CISSP
10 1 (0.61%) ITIL Certification
10 1 (0.61%) MCSE
10 1 (0.61%) Microsoft Certification
10 1 (0.61%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (4.24%) QA
2 5 (3.03%) GDPR
3 4 (2.42%) MISRA
4 3 (1.82%) Def Stans
5 2 (1.21%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 2 (1.21%) MISRA C
6 1 (0.61%) DO-178B
6 1 (0.61%) ISO 9001
6 1 (0.61%) SLA
System Software
1 8 (4.85%) Active Directory
2 6 (3.64%) Firmware
3 5 (3.03%) Hyper-V
4 4 (2.42%) BitLocker
4 4 (2.42%) Virtual Desktop
5 2 (1.21%) Docker
5 2 (1.21%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 4 (2.42%) SCCM
1 4 (2.42%) SCOM
1 4 (2.42%) SCVMM
2 1 (0.61%) Nessus
2 1 (0.61%) QRadar
2 1 (0.61%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 15 (9.09%) Microsoft
2 5 (3.03%) IBM
2 5 (3.03%) SAP
3 4 (2.42%) McAfee
4 2 (1.21%) Google
4 2 (1.21%) Hyland
4 2 (1.21%) Kofax
4 2 (1.21%) OpenText
4 2 (1.21%) Oracle
4 2 (1.21%) Tableau
4 2 (1.21%) VMware
4 2 (1.21%) Xerox
5 1 (0.61%) ArcSight
5 1 (0.61%) Atlassian
5 1 (0.61%) Cisco
5 1 (0.61%) Citrix
5 1 (0.61%) LogRhythm
5 1 (0.61%) Qualys