Period
to 23 February 2018

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 23 February 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Academic Degree
North West > Lancashire
6 months to
23 Feb 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 17 16 6
Rank change year-on-year -1 -10 +31
Permanent jobs citing Degree 99 113 158
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Lancashire 12.06% 11.59% 18.94%
As % of the Qualifications category 52.94% 53.81% 56.83%
Number of salaries quoted 85 98 109
Lancashire median annual salary £33,500 £37,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -10.67% -6.25% +33.33%
10th Percentile £19,750 £22,765 £25,950
90th Percentile £57,300 £42,500 £45,000
North West median annual salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +6.25% - -

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 187 210 278
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Lancashire 22.78% 21.54% 33.33%
Number of salaries quoted 165 181 190
Lancashire median annual salary £35,000 £37,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -6.67% -6.25% +14.29%
10th Percentile £21,350 £21,750 £23,975
90th Percentile £57,300 £46,250 £55,225
North West median annual salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +6.25% - -

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 23 February 2018.

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 23 February 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
Preston -2 28 £32,330 -0.52% 19
Chorley -3 26 £30,000 -25.00% 3
Blackpool +19 11 £40,000 +14.29% 2
Skelmersdale - 11 £65,000 - 1
Blackburn -3 3 £35,000 -22.22%
Lancaster -22 2 £30,500 -32.22%
Burnley +7 1 £22,500 -33.33% 1
Degree
North West

For the 6 months to 23 February 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 Lancashire region with a requirement for Degree.

1 32 (32.32%) C#
2 29 (29.29%) .NET
3 25 (25.25%) Computer Science
4 20 (20.20%) Agile Software Development
4 20 (20.20%) SQL
4 20 (20.20%) Microsoft
5 19 (19.19%) SQL Server
5 19 (19.19%) ASP.NET
6 18 (18.18%) MVC
6 18 (18.18%) Software Engineering
7 17 (17.17%) VMware
7 17 (17.17%) Analytical Skills
8 16 (16.16%) Computer Science Degree
8 16 (16.16%) HTML
8 16 (16.16%) JavaScript
9 15 (15.15%) Java
10 13 (13.13%) Telecoms
10 13 (13.13%) Web Development
11 12 (12.12%) Manufacturing
11 12 (12.12%) CSS
11 12 (12.12%) Business Intelligence
12 11 (11.11%) Active Directory
12 11 (11.11%) ITIL
12 11 (11.11%) Six Sigma
12 11 (11.11%) SQL Server Reporting Services
12 11 (11.11%) SQL Server Integration Services
12 11 (11.11%) SDLC
13 10 (10.10%) Logistics
13 10 (10.10%) CCNA
13 10 (10.10%) Cisco Certification

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 9 (9.09%) SharePoint
2 8 (8.08%) BizTalk Server
3 3 (3.03%) ColdFusion
4 2 (2.02%) CMS
5 1 (1.01%) MS Exchange
5 1 (1.01%) SAS
Applications
1 10 (10.10%) Microsoft Excel
1 10 (10.10%) Microsoft Office
2 6 (6.06%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 2 (2.02%) Microsoft Project
Business Applications
1 7 (7.07%) Cognos Business Intelligence
2 2 (2.02%) Dynamics CRM
3 1 (1.01%) Dynamics AX
3 1 (1.01%) SAP CO
3 1 (1.01%) SAP FI
3 1 (1.01%) SAP FI/CO
3 1 (1.01%) SAP MM
3 1 (1.01%) SAP S/4HANA
3 1 (1.01%) SAP SD
Cloud Services
1 3 (3.03%) SaaS
2 1 (1.01%) Dynamics 365
Communications & Networking
1 2 (2.02%) Internet
1 2 (2.02%) LAN
1 2 (2.02%) WAN
2 1 (1.01%) DHCP
2 1 (1.01%) DNS
2 1 (1.01%) Firewall
2 1 (1.01%) FTP
2 1 (1.01%) Network Security
2 1 (1.01%) PBX
2 1 (1.01%) SAN
2 1 (1.01%) VLAN
2 1 (1.01%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 19 (19.19%) SQL Server
2 11 (11.11%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 11 (11.11%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 9 (9.09%) SQL Server 2005
4 8 (8.08%) Data Warehouse
5 7 (7.07%) DTS
6 6 (6.06%) SQL Server 2008
6 6 (6.06%) SQL Server 2012
6 6 (6.06%) SQL Server 2016
7 4 (4.04%) Oracle Database
8 2 (2.02%) Data Mining
8 2 (2.02%) SQL Server 2014
9 1 (1.01%) DB2
9 1 (1.01%) MySQL
9 1 (1.01%) Relational Database
9 1 (1.01%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 3 (3.03%) PowerBuilder
1 3 (3.03%) Visual Studio
2 2 (2.02%) Gradle
2 2 (2.02%) Maven
2 2 (2.02%) Team Foundation Server
3 1 (1.01%) Git (software)
3 1 (1.01%) Oracle APEX
3 1 (1.01%) Selenium
3 1 (1.01%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
3 1 (1.01%) Subversion
General
1 13 (13.13%) Telecoms
2 12 (12.12%) Manufacturing
3 9 (9.09%) Finance
3 9 (9.09%) Retail
4 3 (3.03%) Banking
4 3 (3.03%) Legal
5 2 (2.02%) Advertising
5 2 (2.02%) Electronics
5 2 (2.02%) Marketing
6 1 (1.01%) Aerospace
6 1 (1.01%) Games
6 1 (1.01%) General Ledger
6 1 (1.01%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 44 (44.44%) Analyst
2 38 (38.38%) Developer
3 16 (16.16%) Software Developer
4 15 (15.15%) .NET Developer
4 15 (15.15%) Business Analyst
4 15 (15.15%) Support Analyst
5 14 (14.14%) Junior
6 12 (12.12%) Junior Developer
7 11 (11.11%) C# Developer
7 11 (11.11%) Graduate
7 11 (11.11%) IT Analyst
8 10 (10.10%) C# .NET Developer
9 9 (9.09%) C# Software Developer
9 9 (9.09%) IT Support
9 9 (9.09%) IT Support Analyst
9 9 (9.09%) Java Developer
10 8 (8.08%) .NET Software Developer
10 8 (8.08%) Analyst Developer
10 8 (8.08%) Software Analyst
11 7 (7.07%) SQL Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 29 (29.29%) .NET
2 19 (19.19%) ASP.NET
3 16 (16.16%) HTML
4 12 (12.12%) CSS
5 7 (7.07%) .NET Framework
5 7 (7.07%) Spring
5 7 (7.07%) XML
6 6 (6.06%) REST
6 6 (6.06%) Web Services
7 5 (5.05%) SOAP
8 4 (4.04%) jQuery
8 4 (4.04%) Visualforce
9 3 (3.03%) ASP.NET MVC
9 3 (3.03%) HTML5
9 3 (3.03%) Twitter Bootstrap
9 3 (3.03%) XHTML
9 3 (3.03%) XSLT
10 2 (2.02%) ASP.NET Web API
10 2 (2.02%) Mason
10 2 (2.02%) Spring MVC
Miscellaneous
1 25 (25.25%) Computer Science
2 17 (17.17%) Analytical Skills
3 5 (5.05%) Mobile App
4 4 (4.04%) Driving Licence
4 4 (4.04%) Smart Meter
5 3 (3.03%) Greenfield Project
6 2 (2.02%) Embedded Systems
6 2 (2.02%) N-Tier
7 1 (1.01%) Algorithms
7 1 (1.01%) Data Protection Act
Operating Systems
1 10 (10.10%) Windows
2 7 (7.07%) Windows Server 2008
2 7 (7.07%) Windows Server 2012
3 1 (1.01%) Android
3 1 (1.01%) Apple iOS
3 1 (1.01%) Solaris
3 1 (1.01%) Unix
3 1 (1.01%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (20.20%) Agile Software Development
2 18 (18.18%) MVC
2 18 (18.18%) Software Engineering
3 13 (13.13%) Web Development
4 12 (12.12%) Business Intelligence
5 11 (11.11%) ITIL
5 11 (11.11%) SDLC
5 11 (11.11%) Six Sigma
6 10 (10.10%) Disaster Recovery
6 10 (10.10%) Logistics
7 9 (9.09%) CRM
7 9 (9.09%) Process Improvement
7 9 (9.09%) Root Cause Analysis
8 8 (8.08%) Mentoring
8 8 (8.08%) OO
9 7 (7.07%) Change Management
9 7 (7.07%) Time Management
10 6 (6.06%) Business Analysis
10 6 (6.06%) Project Management
10 6 (6.06%) Software Architecture
Programming Languages
1 32 (32.32%) C#
2 20 (20.20%) SQL
3 16 (16.16%) JavaScript
4 15 (15.15%) Java
5 10 (10.10%) T-SQL
6 6 (6.06%) C
7 4 (4.04%) Apex Code
7 4 (4.04%) PHP
8 3 (3.03%) PL/SQL
8 3 (3.03%) VB
8 3 (3.03%) VB.NET
8 3 (3.03%) VB6
9 2 (2.02%) Embedded C
9 2 (2.02%) VBA
Qualifications
1 16 (16.16%) Computer Science Degree
2 10 (10.10%) CCNA
2 10 (10.10%) Cisco Certification
2 10 (10.10%) MCSE
2 10 (10.10%) Microsoft Certification
3 9 (9.09%) A+ Certification
3 9 (9.09%) CCNP
3 9 (9.09%) MCP
3 9 (9.09%) MCSA
4 4 (4.04%) ISEB
4 4 (4.04%) Security Cleared
5 3 (3.03%) SC Cleared
6 2 (2.02%) HNC
6 2 (2.02%) HND
7 1 (1.01%) APMP
7 1 (1.01%) CCA
7 1 (1.01%) ISTQB
7 1 (1.01%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (4.04%) PMO
System Software
1 11 (11.11%) Active Directory
2 9 (9.09%) Hyper-V
3 8 (8.08%) VMware Infrastructure
4 1 (1.01%) VMware ESXi
4 1 (1.01%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 9 (9.09%) SCCM
2 1 (1.01%) AirWatch
2 1 (1.01%) FortiGate
2 1 (1.01%) HP SIM
2 1 (1.01%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
2 1 (1.01%) vCenter Server
2 1 (1.01%) WSUS
Vendors
1 20 (20.20%) Microsoft
2 17 (17.17%) VMware
3 10 (10.10%) Cisco
4 9 (9.09%) JDA
5 7 (7.07%) Cognos
5 7 (7.07%) IBM
6 5 (5.05%) Google
6 5 (5.05%) Oracle
7 4 (4.04%) Salesforce.com
8 3 (3.03%) Adobe
8 3 (3.03%) Sybase
9 2 (2.02%) Capita
9 2 (2.02%) EMC
9 2 (2.02%) HP
9 2 (2.02%) Twitter
10 1 (1.01%) Intel
10 1 (1.01%) ProCurve
10 1 (1.01%) Trend Micro
10 1 (1.01%) Veeam
10 1 (1.01%) WatchGuard