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 29 March 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Degree
North West / Lancashire
3 months to
29 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 23 4 18
Rank change year-on-year -19 +14  
Permanent jobs citing Degree 43 78 40
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Lancashire 10.07% 22.94% 9.35%
As % of the Qualifications category 52.44% 72.90% 42.11%
Number of salaries quoted 37 53 40
Median salary £35,000 £39,000 £27,750
Median salary % change year-on-year -10.25% +40.54%  
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £20,500 £20,700
10% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £45,000 £55,000
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 82 107 95
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Lancashire 19.20% 31.47% 22.20%
Number of salaries quoted 69 80 87
Median salary £40,000 £37,500 £30,984
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.66% +21.02%  
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £23,500 £20,000
10% offered a salary of more than £41,000 £55,000 £46,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £42,500

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 29 March 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 29 March 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
Chorley -5 16 £40,000 +20.30%
Preston -11 13 £33,500 +76.31% 5
Burnley -6 2 £33,500 +3.07%
Ormskirk - 2 £32,500 - 1
Blackpool -15 1 - -
Degree
North West

For the 6 months to 29 March 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 37 (36.27%) SQL
2 32 (31.37%) JavaScript
3 28 (27.45%) Analytical Skills
4 26 (25.49%) HTML
5 25 (24.51%) Computer Science
6 24 (23.53%) Business Analysis
6 24 (23.53%) CSS
7 23 (22.55%) C#
8 22 (21.57%) Agile Software Development
9 21 (20.59%) Change Management
9 21 (20.59%) SDLC
10 20 (19.61%) .NET
10 20 (19.61%) SQL Server
10 20 (19.61%) Smart Meter
11 19 (18.63%) jQuery
12 16 (15.69%) Software Engineering
13 14 (13.73%) Web Services
13 14 (13.73%) Linux
13 14 (13.73%) ASP.NET
14 13 (12.75%) PHP
15 12 (11.76%) Microsoft
16 11 (10.78%) SQL Server Reporting Services
16 11 (10.78%) Project Management
16 11 (10.78%) Management Information System
16 11 (10.78%) MVC
16 11 (10.78%) Java
16 11 (10.78%) HTML5
17 10 (9.80%) Twitter Bootstrap
17 10 (9.80%) Unix
17 10 (9.80%) Marketing

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 7 (6.86%) SharePoint
2 3 (2.94%) Apache
2 3 (2.94%) OpenStack
3 2 (1.96%) Exchange Server 2010
3 2 (1.96%) Exchange Server 2013
3 2 (1.96%) IIS
3 2 (1.96%) MS Exchange
3 2 (1.96%) OpenEdge
4 1 (0.98%) SharePoint 2010
4 1 (0.98%) Tomcat
4 1 (0.98%) WordPress
Applications
1 8 (7.84%) MS Office
2 7 (6.86%) MS Excel
3 3 (2.94%) InDesign
3 3 (2.94%) MS PowerPoint
3 3 (2.94%) Photoshop
4 2 (1.96%) SOLIDWORKS
5 1 (0.98%) Autodesk Inventor
5 1 (0.98%) MS Project
5 1 (0.98%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (0.98%) Dynamics AX
1 1 (0.98%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 2 (1.96%) MailChimp
2 1 (0.98%) Google Analytics
2 1 (0.98%) Google Tag Manager
Communications & Networking
1 6 (5.88%) HTTP
2 5 (4.90%) Internet
2 5 (4.90%) TCP/IP
3 4 (3.92%) SNMP
4 3 (2.94%) DHCP
4 3 (2.94%) DNS
4 3 (2.94%) Firewall
4 3 (2.94%) IPv4
4 3 (2.94%) Wireless
5 2 (1.96%) LAN
5 2 (1.96%) VoIP
5 2 (1.96%) WAN
6 1 (0.98%) BGP
6 1 (0.98%) MPLS
6 1 (0.98%) Network Security
6 1 (0.98%) OSPF
Database & Business Intelligence
1 20 (19.61%) SQL Server
2 11 (10.78%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 9 (8.82%) MySQL
4 8 (7.84%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 8 (7.84%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 5 (4.90%) Data Warehouse
5 5 (4.90%) Power BI
6 3 (2.94%) SQL Server 2014
7 1 (0.98%) DB2
7 1 (0.98%) Oracle Database
7 1 (0.98%) Oracle Database 11g
7 1 (0.98%) Sisense
7 1 (0.98%) SQL Server 2008
7 1 (0.98%) SQL Server 2012
7 1 (0.98%) ZAP BI
Development Applications
1 7 (6.86%) JIRA
2 5 (4.90%) Team Foundation Server
3 2 (1.96%) Atlassian Bamboo
3 2 (1.96%) Jenkins
3 2 (1.96%) Talend Open Studio
4 1 (0.98%) Cucumber
4 1 (0.98%) Git (software)
4 1 (0.98%) Grunt
4 1 (0.98%) gulp
4 1 (0.98%) JUnit
4 1 (0.98%) Maven
4 1 (0.98%) TeamCity
4 1 (0.98%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 10 (9.80%) Marketing
2 8 (7.84%) Manufacturing
3 5 (4.90%) Finance
4 3 (2.94%) Legal
5 2 (1.96%) Automotive
5 2 (1.96%) Retail
5 2 (1.96%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 40 (39.22%) Analyst
2 29 (28.43%) Developer
3 21 (20.59%) Business Analyst
4 12 (11.76%) .NET Developer
5 9 (8.82%) Graduate
5 9 (8.82%) Software Developer
6 8 (7.84%) C# Developer
6 8 (7.84%) Junior
7 7 (6.86%) Graduate Developer
7 7 (6.86%) JavaScript Developer
8 6 (5.88%) C# .NET Developer
8 6 (5.88%) IT Manager
8 6 (5.88%) Junior C# Developer
8 6 (5.88%) Junior Developer
8 6 (5.88%) PHP Developer
8 6 (5.88%) Smart Metering Business Analyst
8 6 (5.88%) Support Analyst
9 5 (4.90%) .NET Software Developer
9 5 (4.90%) SSIS Analyst
9 5 (4.90%) SSRS Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 26 (25.49%) HTML
2 24 (23.53%) CSS
3 20 (19.61%) .NET
4 19 (18.63%) jQuery
5 14 (13.73%) ASP.NET
5 14 (13.73%) Web Services
6 11 (10.78%) HTML5
7 10 (9.80%) JSON
7 10 (9.80%) Twitter Bootstrap
8 8 (7.84%) AngularJS
9 7 (6.86%) .NET Framework
10 6 (5.88%) Entity Framework
10 6 (5.88%) SOAP
11 5 (4.90%) Node.js
11 5 (4.90%) RESTful
11 5 (4.90%) Spine.js
12 4 (3.92%) Laravel
12 4 (3.92%) Symfony
13 3 (2.94%) ASP.NET MVC
14 2 (1.96%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 28 (27.45%) Analytical Skills
2 25 (24.51%) Computer Science
3 20 (19.61%) Smart Meter
4 11 (10.78%) Management Information System
5 6 (5.88%) Mobile App
6 4 (3.92%) e-Health
6 4 (3.92%) Enterprise Software
6 4 (3.92%) iPad
6 4 (3.92%) User Experience
7 2 (1.96%) Graphic Design
7 2 (1.96%) Linux Command Line
7 2 (1.96%) Social Media
8 1 (0.98%) iSeries
8 1 (0.98%) New Media
Operating Systems
1 14 (13.73%) Linux
2 10 (9.80%) Unix
3 5 (4.90%) Android
3 5 (4.90%) Apple iOS
3 5 (4.90%) Windows
4 1 (0.98%) AIX
4 1 (0.98%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 24 (23.53%) Business Analysis
2 22 (21.57%) Agile Software Development
3 21 (20.59%) Change Management
3 21 (20.59%) SDLC
4 16 (15.69%) Software Engineering
5 11 (10.78%) MVC
5 11 (10.78%) Project Management
6 10 (9.80%) Mathematics
7 9 (8.82%) Creative Problem-Solving
7 9 (8.82%) Web Development
8 7 (6.86%) Web Design
9 6 (5.88%) Business Intelligence
9 6 (5.88%) Dependency Injection
9 6 (5.88%) Inversion of Control
9 6 (5.88%) Mobile Application Development
9 6 (5.88%) PRINCE2
9 6 (5.88%) Service Delivery
9 6 (5.88%) Systems Analysis
10 5 (4.90%) Statistics
10 5 (4.90%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 37 (36.27%) SQL
2 32 (31.37%) JavaScript
3 23 (22.55%) C#
4 13 (12.75%) PHP
5 11 (10.78%) Java
6 6 (5.88%) C
6 6 (5.88%) T-SQL
7 5 (4.90%) VB
8 4 (3.92%) C++
9 3 (2.94%) Bash Shell
9 3 (2.94%) PowerShell
10 2 (1.96%) PL/SQL
10 2 (1.96%) Python
10 2 (1.96%) VB.NET
11 1 (0.98%) RPG
Qualifications
1 8 (7.84%) Security Cleared
2 7 (6.86%) SC Cleared
3 6 (5.88%) DBS Check
4 4 (3.92%) BPSS Clearance
4 4 (3.92%) MCP
5 3 (2.94%) Cisco Certification
5 3 (2.94%) ISEB
5 3 (2.94%) ISEB Practitioner
5 3 (2.94%) MCSE
5 3 (2.94%) Microsoft Certification
5 3 (2.94%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
6 2 (1.96%) A+ Certification
6 2 (1.96%) CCNA
7 1 (0.98%) BC Cleared
7 1 (0.98%) CCNP
7 1 (0.98%) HND
7 1 (0.98%) ISTQB
7 1 (0.98%) ITIL Certification
7 1 (0.98%) PMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (8.82%) QA
2 3 (2.94%) SLA
3 1 (0.98%) PMO
System Software
1 7 (6.86%) vSphere
2 6 (5.88%) Active Directory
3 3 (2.94%) Hyper-V
3 3 (2.94%) vCloud
3 3 (2.94%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 4 (3.92%) BMC PATROL
1 4 (3.92%) Nagios
1 4 (3.92%) OpenView
1 4 (3.92%) Tivoli
1 4 (3.92%) Tivoli Endpoint Manager
Vendors
1 12 (11.76%) Microsoft
2 9 (8.82%) Oracle
3 6 (5.88%) SAP
3 6 (5.88%) VMware
4 5 (4.90%) IBM
4 5 (4.90%) Xamarin
5 4 (3.92%) BMC
5 4 (3.92%) CA
5 4 (3.92%) Compuware
5 4 (3.92%) Dynatrace
5 4 (3.92%) HP
5 4 (3.92%) Nimsoft
6 3 (2.94%) Adobe
7 2 (1.96%) Cisco
7 2 (1.96%) Dell
7 2 (1.96%) Guidewire
7 2 (1.96%) Pega
7 2 (1.96%) Talend
8 1 (0.98%) Tableau
8 1 (0.98%) Twitter
Ormskirk, Lancashire
NSG Group
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 14 hours ago
Preston, Lancashire
Bluetownonline
Posted: 11 hours ago
Preston, Lancashire
Ascent People Ltd
Salary: £21000 - £30000 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Preston
Hays Specialist Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £18000.00 - £25000.00 per annum
Posted: 15 days ago
Preston, Lancashire
Cegedimrx
Salary: Up to £50,000 per annum Plus Company Benefits
Posted: 19 days ago
Leyland, Lancashire
Oscar
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum + competitive benefits
Posted: 5 days ago