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 3 months to 24 June 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Academic Degree
North West / Lancashire
3 months to
24 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 15 17 18
Rank change year-on-year +2 +1  
Permanent jobs citing Degree 52 62 87
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Lancashire 11.93% 13.75% 14.87%
As % of the Qualifications category 61.18% 67.39% 59.59%
Number of salaries quoted 44 43 70
Median salary £32,750 £40,000 £39,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -18.12% +2.56%  
90% offered a salary of more than £23,500 £27,200 £23,400
10% offered a salary of more than £41,750 £45,000 £47,500
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 Lancashire.

Academic & Professional Certification
Lancashire
Permanent job vacancies requiring academic qualifications or professional certifications 85 92 146
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Lancashire 19.50% 20.40% 24.96%
Number of salaries quoted 68 67 127
Median salary £37,500 £35,000 £38,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +7.14% -7.89%  
90% offered a salary of more than £30,100 £22,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £49,000 £47,500 £50,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £41,674
% change year-on-year - +1.98%  

Degree
Job Vacancy Trend in Lancashire

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Lancashire 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 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 3 months to 24 June 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 3 months to 24 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
Preston +10 28 £32,500 - 1
Chorley -7 11 £40,000 - 1
Blackburn -2 3 £37,500 +7.14%
Burnley -10 2 £22,500 -27.41%
Blackpool +7 1 £42,500 +6.25%
Skelmersdale - 1 £33,000 -
Degree
North West

For the 6 months to 24 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 Lancashire region with a requirement for Degree.

1 36 (38.71%) SQL Server
2 33 (35.48%) SQL
3 31 (33.33%) C#
4 30 (32.26%) .NET
5 25 (26.88%) Agile Software Development
6 24 (25.81%) ASP.NET
7 22 (23.66%) SDLC
8 21 (22.58%) Business Analysis
8 21 (22.58%) Finance
9 20 (21.51%) MVC
10 19 (20.43%) JavaScript
10 19 (20.43%) Computer Science
11 18 (19.35%) Analytical Skills
12 16 (17.20%) Change Management
13 15 (16.13%) SQL Server Reporting Services
13 15 (16.13%) T-SQL
13 15 (16.13%) Business Intelligence
13 15 (16.13%) Smart Meter
14 14 (15.05%) Web Development
14 14 (15.05%) HTML
15 13 (13.98%) CSS
15 13 (13.98%) SOAP
15 13 (13.98%) Software Engineering
16 12 (12.90%) Responsive Web Design
17 11 (11.83%) HTML5
17 11 (11.83%) Java
18 10 (10.75%) PHP
18 10 (10.75%) MySQL
18 10 (10.75%) Project Management
18 10 (10.75%) Systems Analysis

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 4 (4.30%) OpenEdge
2 3 (3.23%) SharePoint
3 1 (1.08%) BizTalk Server
3 1 (1.08%) ColdFusion
3 1 (1.08%) IIS
Applications
1 7 (7.53%) Microsoft Office
2 2 (2.15%) AutoCAD
2 2 (2.15%) Microsoft Excel
2 2 (2.15%) Microsoft PowerPoint
2 2 (2.15%) MS Visio
2 2 (2.15%) SOLIDWORKS
3 1 (1.08%) InDesign
3 1 (1.08%) Microsoft Project
3 1 (1.08%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 3 (3.23%) Dynamics NAV
2 1 (1.08%) Dynamics AX
2 1 (1.08%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.08%) MailChimp
Communications & Networking
1 8 (8.60%) HTTP
2 4 (4.30%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 36 (38.71%) SQL Server
2 15 (16.13%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 10 (10.75%) MySQL
4 8 (8.60%) Power BI
4 8 (8.60%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 8 (8.60%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 7 (7.53%) Data Warehouse
6 4 (4.30%) SQL Server 2008
6 4 (4.30%) SQL Server 2012
7 1 (1.08%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 2 (2.15%) Atlassian Bamboo
1 2 (2.15%) JIRA
2 1 (1.08%) Git (software)
2 1 (1.08%) PowerBuilder
2 1 (1.08%) Subversion
General
1 21 (22.58%) Finance
2 9 (9.68%) Manufacturing
3 7 (7.53%) Marketing
4 3 (3.23%) Legal
4 3 (3.23%) Retail
5 2 (2.15%) Games
6 1 (1.08%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 39 (41.94%) Developer
2 32 (34.41%) Analyst
3 22 (23.66%) Software Developer
4 16 (17.20%) .NET Developer
5 15 (16.13%) Business Analyst
6 12 (12.90%) C# .NET Developer
6 12 (12.90%) C# Developer
7 10 (10.75%) .NET Software Developer
7 10 (10.75%) ASP.NET Developer
7 10 (10.75%) C# ASP.NET Developer
7 10 (10.75%) C# Software Developer
7 10 (10.75%) Smart Metering Business Analyst
8 8 (8.60%) Graduate
9 7 (7.53%) Junior
9 7 (7.53%) Senior Developer
10 6 (6.45%) Junior Developer
11 5 (5.38%) Graduate Developer
11 5 (5.38%) IT Manager
11 5 (5.38%) Senior Software Developer
11 5 (5.38%) Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 30 (32.26%) .NET
2 24 (25.81%) ASP.NET
3 14 (15.05%) HTML
4 13 (13.98%) CSS
4 13 (13.98%) SOAP
5 11 (11.83%) HTML5
6 8 (8.60%) ASP.NET Web Forms
6 8 (8.60%) JSON
6 8 (8.60%) Web Services
7 7 (7.53%) .NET Framework
8 6 (6.45%) AngularJS
8 6 (6.45%) Spring
8 6 (6.45%) Twitter Bootstrap
8 6 (6.45%) XML
9 4 (4.30%) jQuery
10 3 (3.23%) CSS3
10 3 (3.23%) Entity Framework
10 3 (3.23%) REST
11 2 (2.15%) Node.js
12 1 (1.08%) Laravel
Miscellaneous
1 19 (20.43%) Computer Science
2 18 (19.35%) Analytical Skills
3 15 (16.13%) Smart Meter
4 7 (7.53%) Enterprise Software
4 7 (7.53%) Management Information System
5 3 (3.23%) Clustering
5 3 (3.23%) Mobile App
6 2 (2.15%) Robotics
6 2 (2.15%) User Experience
7 1 (1.08%) Graphic Design
7 1 (1.08%) Greenfield Project
7 1 (1.08%) iPad
7 1 (1.08%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 2 (2.15%) Linux
1 2 (2.15%) Windows
2 1 (1.08%) Android
2 1 (1.08%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 25 (26.88%) Agile Software Development
2 22 (23.66%) SDLC
3 21 (22.58%) Business Analysis
4 20 (21.51%) MVC
5 16 (17.20%) Change Management
6 15 (16.13%) Business Intelligence
7 14 (15.05%) Web Development
8 13 (13.98%) Software Engineering
9 12 (12.90%) Responsive Web Design
10 10 (10.75%) Project Management
10 10 (10.75%) Systems Analysis
11 8 (8.60%) Data Architecture
12 7 (7.53%) Data Modelling
13 5 (5.38%) Mathematics
13 5 (5.38%) OO
13 5 (5.38%) PRINCE2
13 5 (5.38%) Stakeholder Management
13 5 (5.38%) Statistics
14 4 (4.30%) E-Commerce
14 4 (4.30%) ITIL
Programming Languages
1 33 (35.48%) SQL
2 31 (33.33%) C#
3 19 (20.43%) JavaScript
4 15 (16.13%) T-SQL
5 11 (11.83%) Java
6 10 (10.75%) PHP
7 1 (1.08%) PHP 5
7 1 (1.08%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 6 (6.45%) ISEB
2 3 (3.23%) ISEB Practitioner
2 3 (3.23%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
3 2 (2.15%) HNC
3 2 (2.15%) HND
4 1 (1.08%) APMP
4 1 (1.08%) Computer Science Degree
4 1 (1.08%) MCAD
4 1 (1.08%) MCPD
4 1 (1.08%) Microsoft Certification
4 1 (1.08%) PMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (5.38%) QA
2 3 (3.23%) SLA
3 1 (1.08%) PMO
Vendors
1 9 (9.68%) Microsoft
1 9 (9.68%) Oracle
2 4 (4.30%) SAP
3 2 (2.15%) Adobe
3 2 (2.15%) Allen-Bradley
3 2 (2.15%) Siemens
4 1 (1.08%) Minitab
4 1 (1.08%) Progress
4 1 (1.08%) Sybase
4 1 (1.08%) Twitter
4 1 (1.08%) Zend
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Salary: £27000 - £34000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
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Salary: £15000 - £18000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Chorley, Lancashire
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Salary: £40k - £49k + Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Lancashire
Bupa
Posted: Yesterday
Leyland, Lancashire
Itecco
Salary: £18000 - £20000 per annum + training / progression
Posted: 3 days ago