Period
to 17 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Lancashire with a requirement for Degree qualifications. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered over the 6 months to 17 November 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Academic Degree
North West > Lancashire
6 months to
17 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 15 20 15
Rank change year-on-year +5 -5 +18
Permanent jobs citing Degree 122 103 147
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Lancashire 13.77% 11.14% 14.26%
As % of the Qualifications category 57.82% 59.54% 49.16%
Number of salaries quoted 100 90 103
Lancashire median annual salary £33,000 £38,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -13.16% -5.00% -
10th Percentile £21,250 £21,250 £25,250
90th Percentile £50,125 £45,000 £51,250
North West median annual salary £42,000 £40,000 £38,350
% change year-on-year +5.00% +4.30% -4.13%

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 Lancashire with a requirement for academic qualifications or professional certifications.

All Academic and Professional Certifications
Lancashire
Permanent vacancies requiring academic qualifications or professional certifications 211 173 299
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Lancashire 23.81% 18.70% 29.00%
Number of salaries quoted 176 149 211
Lancashire median annual salary £35,000 £37,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -6.67% -6.25% +11.11%
10th Percentile £21,375 £23,954 £23,250
90th Percentile £48,375 £46,250 £58,000
North West median annual salary £42,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +5.00% - +6.67%

Degree
Job Vacancy Trend in Lancashire

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

Job vacancy trend for Degree in Lancashire

Degree
Salary Trend in Lancashire

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

Salary trend for Degree in Lancashire

Degree
Salary Histogram in Lancashire

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Degree in Lancashire over the 6 months to 17 November 2017.

Salary histogram for Degree in Lancashire

Degree
Job Locations in Lancashire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Degree within the Lancashire region over the 6 months to 17 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
Chorley 0 35 £37,500 -6.25% 1
Preston -3 35 £32,160 -1.05%
Skelmersdale - 11 £38,000 - 1
Blackburn +6 9 £35,000 -15.15%
Burnley -3 3 £22,500 -27.42%
Poulton-le-Fylde - 3 £32,500 -
Blackpool +17 2 £32,750 -18.13%
Lancaster -14 1 £30,500 -32.22% 1
Rossendale - 1 £47,500 -
Degree
North West

For the 6 months to 17 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 Lancashire region with a requirement for Degree.

1 49 (40.16%) C#
2 46 (37.70%) .NET
3 40 (32.79%) SQL
4 39 (31.97%) SQL Server
5 35 (28.69%) Computer Science
6 32 (26.23%) ASP.NET
7 30 (24.59%) Software Engineering
8 29 (23.77%) Agile Software Development
8 29 (23.77%) Finance
9 28 (22.95%) MVC
10 22 (18.03%) Java
10 22 (18.03%) SDLC
11 21 (17.21%) Business Intelligence
11 21 (17.21%) Web Development
12 20 (16.39%) JavaScript
12 20 (16.39%) Analytical Skills
13 18 (14.75%) HTML
13 18 (14.75%) XML
14 17 (13.93%) T-SQL
14 17 (13.93%) VMware
14 17 (13.93%) SQL Server Reporting Services
15 16 (13.11%) Microsoft
16 15 (12.30%) SQL Server Integration Services
17 14 (11.48%) Spring
17 14 (11.48%) ITIL
18 13 (10.66%) CSS
19 12 (9.84%) SOAP
19 12 (9.84%) SQL Server Analysis Services
20 11 (9.02%) SQL Server 2008
20 11 (9.02%) Retail

Degree
Co-occurring IT Skills in Lancashire 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 (6.56%) BizTalk Server
2 7 (5.74%) SharePoint
3 5 (4.10%) SAS
4 4 (3.28%) ColdFusion
5 1 (0.82%) Apache
5 1 (0.82%) IIS
5 1 (0.82%) Liferay
5 1 (0.82%) MS Exchange
5 1 (0.82%) Tomcat
Applications
1 8 (6.56%) Microsoft Excel
2 6 (4.92%) Microsoft Office
3 5 (4.10%) SPSS
4 4 (3.28%) Microsoft PowerPoint
5 2 (1.64%) AutoCAD
6 1 (0.82%) InDesign
6 1 (0.82%) Microsoft Project
6 1 (0.82%) Photoshop
6 1 (0.82%) SOLIDWORKS
Business Applications
1 6 (4.92%) Cognos Business Intelligence
2 5 (4.10%) Dynamics NAV
3 2 (1.64%) Dynamics CRM
3 2 (1.64%) Oracle EBS R12
4 1 (0.82%) Dynamics AX
4 1 (0.82%) Payment Gateway
4 1 (0.82%) Sage 50
Cloud Services
1 2 (1.64%) SaaS
2 1 (0.82%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (0.82%) Dynamics 365
2 1 (0.82%) MailChimp
2 1 (0.82%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 1 (0.82%) Firewall
1 1 (0.82%) Network Security
1 1 (0.82%) SAN
1 1 (0.82%) VLAN
1 1 (0.82%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 39 (31.97%) SQL Server
2 17 (13.93%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 15 (12.30%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 12 (9.84%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 11 (9.02%) Data Warehouse
5 11 (9.02%) SQL Server 2008
5 11 (9.02%) SQL Server 2012
6 8 (6.56%) SQL Server 2005
7 7 (5.74%) Oracle Database
8 6 (4.92%) DTS
8 6 (4.92%) SQL Server 2016
9 5 (4.10%) Power BI
10 2 (1.64%) Crystal Reports
10 2 (1.64%) MySQL
10 2 (1.64%) Oracle Database 12c
10 2 (1.64%) Oracle Reports
11 1 (0.82%) Big Data
11 1 (0.82%) Data Mining
11 1 (0.82%) MongoDB
11 1 (0.82%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 4 (3.28%) PowerBuilder
2 3 (2.46%) SoapUI
3 2 (1.64%) Oracle Forms
4 1 (0.82%) Git (software)
4 1 (0.82%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
4 1 (0.82%) Subversion
4 1 (0.82%) Visual Studio
General
1 29 (23.77%) Finance
2 11 (9.02%) Retail
2 11 (9.02%) Telecoms
3 10 (8.20%) Manufacturing
4 5 (4.10%) Marketing
5 3 (2.46%) Games
6 1 (0.82%) Advertising
6 1 (0.82%) Electronics
6 1 (0.82%) Local Government
6 1 (0.82%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 53 (43.44%) Developer
2 49 (40.16%) Analyst
3 28 (22.95%) Software Developer
4 20 (16.39%) .NET Developer
5 16 (13.11%) Support Analyst
6 15 (12.30%) C# Developer
7 14 (11.48%) C# .NET Developer
7 14 (11.48%) Java Developer
8 11 (9.02%) C# Software Developer
8 11 (9.02%) Senior Developer
9 10 (8.20%) .NET Software Developer
9 10 (8.20%) IT Analyst
9 10 (8.20%) Junior
10 9 (7.38%) Graduate
10 9 (7.38%) IT Support
10 9 (7.38%) IT Support Analyst
10 9 (7.38%) Test Analyst
11 8 (6.56%) Analyst Developer
11 8 (6.56%) Junior Developer
11 8 (6.56%) Senior Java Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 46 (37.70%) .NET
2 32 (26.23%) ASP.NET
3 18 (14.75%) HTML
3 18 (14.75%) XML
4 14 (11.48%) Spring
5 13 (10.66%) CSS
6 12 (9.84%) SOAP
7 8 (6.56%) ASP.NET Web Forms
8 7 (5.74%) REST
9 6 (4.92%) .NET Framework
10 5 (4.10%) XHTML
11 4 (3.28%) CSS3
11 4 (3.28%) HTML5
11 4 (3.28%) Web Services
11 4 (3.28%) XSLT
12 3 (2.46%) Node.js
12 3 (2.46%) Spring MVC
13 2 (1.64%) AngularJS
13 2 (1.64%) EDI
13 2 (1.64%) LINQ
Miscellaneous
1 35 (28.69%) Computer Science
2 20 (16.39%) Analytical Skills
3 6 (4.92%) Smart Meter
4 5 (4.10%) Clustering
5 4 (3.28%) Greenfield Project
6 2 (1.64%) N-Tier
6 2 (1.64%) Robotics
6 2 (1.64%) User Experience
7 1 (0.82%) Algorithms
7 1 (0.82%) Driving Licence
7 1 (0.82%) Embedded Systems
7 1 (0.82%) Graphic Design
7 1 (0.82%) iPad
7 1 (0.82%) NHS
7 1 (0.82%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 11 (9.02%) Windows
2 6 (4.92%) Windows Server 2008
2 6 (4.92%) Windows Server 2012
3 1 (0.82%) CentOS
3 1 (0.82%) Linux
3 1 (0.82%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 30 (24.59%) Software Engineering
2 29 (23.77%) Agile Software Development
3 28 (22.95%) MVC
4 22 (18.03%) SDLC
5 21 (17.21%) Business Intelligence
5 21 (17.21%) Web Development
6 14 (11.48%) ITIL
7 11 (9.02%) Business Analysis
7 11 (9.02%) OOP
8 10 (8.20%) Project Management
9 9 (7.38%) Disaster Recovery
9 9 (7.38%) Functional Testing
9 9 (7.38%) Test Automation
10 8 (6.56%) Mathematics
10 8 (6.56%) Mentoring
10 8 (6.56%) Responsive Web Design
10 8 (6.56%) User Acceptance Testing
11 7 (5.74%) Change Management
12 6 (4.92%) ETL
12 6 (4.92%) OO
Programming Languages
1 49 (40.16%) C#
2 40 (32.79%) SQL
3 22 (18.03%) Java
4 20 (16.39%) JavaScript
5 17 (13.93%) T-SQL
6 7 (5.74%) VB
6 7 (5.74%) VB.NET
7 6 (4.92%) C
7 6 (4.92%) PL/SQL
8 5 (4.10%) Python
8 5 (4.10%) VB6
9 4 (3.28%) PHP
9 4 (3.28%) VBA
10 1 (0.82%) Embedded C
10 1 (0.82%) PHP 5
Qualifications
1 11 (9.02%) Computer Science Degree
2 9 (7.38%) A+ Certification
2 9 (7.38%) CCNA
2 9 (7.38%) CCNP
2 9 (7.38%) Cisco Certification
2 9 (7.38%) MCP
2 9 (7.38%) MCSE
2 9 (7.38%) Microsoft Certification
3 8 (6.56%) MCSA
4 6 (4.92%) HNC
4 6 (4.92%) HND
4 6 (4.92%) ISEB
5 5 (4.10%) PhD
6 3 (2.46%) ISTQB
6 3 (2.46%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
6 3 (2.46%) Master's Degree
7 2 (1.64%) APMP
8 1 (0.82%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
8 1 (0.82%) SC Cleared
8 1 (0.82%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (4.10%) SLA
2 2 (1.64%) PMO
3 1 (0.82%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 10 (8.20%) Hyper-V
2 9 (7.38%) Active Directory
3 8 (6.56%) VMware Infrastructure
4 1 (0.82%) Xen
Systems Management
1 9 (7.38%) SCCM
2 1 (0.82%) Oracle RMAN
2 1 (0.82%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 17 (13.93%) VMware
2 16 (13.11%) Microsoft
3 9 (7.38%) Cisco
4 7 (5.74%) Oracle
5 6 (4.92%) Cognos
5 6 (4.92%) IBM
6 5 (4.10%) Adobe
7 4 (3.28%) Google
7 4 (3.28%) Sybase
8 2 (1.64%) Allen-Bradley
8 2 (1.64%) Capita
8 2 (1.64%) EMC
8 2 (1.64%) Siemens
8 2 (1.64%) Twitter
9 1 (0.82%) CheckPoint
9 1 (0.82%) CyberSource
9 1 (0.82%) Red Hat
9 1 (0.82%) Sage
9 1 (0.82%) Zend