Period
to 20 October 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 20 October 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Academic Degree
North West > Lancashire
6 months to
20 Oct 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 11 15 20
Rank change year-on-year +4 +5 -5
Permanent jobs citing Degree 76 112 96
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Lancashire 10.41% 13.25% 11.02%
As % of the Qualifications category 46.06% 56.28% 60.00%
Number of salaries quoted 72 91 81
Lancashire median annual salary £37,500 £34,000 £38,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +10.29% -11.69% -3.75%
10th Percentile £25,000 £22,000 £21,250
90th Percentile £56,750 £47,500 £45,000
North West median annual salary £42,500 £41,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +3.66% +2.50% +6.67%

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 165 199 160
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Lancashire 22.60% 23.55% 18.37%
Number of salaries quoted 125 162 133
Lancashire median annual salary £37,500 £35,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +7.14% -6.67% -6.25%
10th Percentile £25,000 £22,000 £26,250
90th Percentile £53,433 £47,500 £45,000
North West median annual salary £44,000 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +6.02% +3.75% -

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 20 October 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 20 October 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
Chorley +8 38 £37,500 -6.25% 6
Blackpool 0 15 £42,291 +29.13% 3
Preston -9 9 £41,000 +26.15% 5
Blackburn -2 5 £18,000 -48.57% 3
Lancaster 0 1 £30,000 -1.64%
Ormskirk - 1 £40,000 - 1
Darwen - 1 £55,000 -
Degree
North West

For the 6 months to 20 October 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 33 (43.42%) Software Engineering
2 25 (32.89%) C#
3 24 (31.58%) .NET
3 24 (31.58%) SDLC
4 21 (27.63%) Agile Software Development
5 19 (25.00%) C
6 18 (23.68%) SQL Server
6 18 (23.68%) HTML
6 18 (23.68%) SQL
6 18 (23.68%) ASP.NET
7 14 (18.42%) Web Development
7 14 (18.42%) XML
8 13 (17.11%) VB
8 13 (17.11%) VB.NET
8 13 (17.11%) XHTML
8 13 (17.11%) MVC
8 13 (17.11%) VB6
8 13 (17.11%) Computer Science
9 12 (15.79%) Problem-Solving
10 11 (14.47%) JavaScript
10 11 (14.47%) Business Analysis
10 11 (14.47%) Analytical Skills
11 9 (11.84%) Computer Science Degree
11 9 (11.84%) Systems Analysis
11 9 (11.84%) Change Management
11 9 (11.84%) Stakeholder Management
11 9 (11.84%) Microsoft
12 8 (10.53%) Project Management
12 8 (10.53%) Mentoring
12 8 (10.53%) Smart Meter

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 3 (3.95%) MS Exchange
2 1 (1.32%) Jupyter
2 1 (1.32%) SAS
2 1 (1.32%) SharePoint
Applications
1 3 (3.95%) Microsoft Excel
1 3 (3.95%) Microsoft PowerPoint
2 1 (1.32%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (1.32%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 1 (1.32%) Dynamics CRM
1 1 (1.32%) Sage 500
Cloud Services
1 2 (2.63%) Dynamics 365
2 1 (1.32%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (1.32%) Slack
Communications & Networking
1 3 (3.95%) Firewall
2 1 (1.32%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 18 (23.68%) SQL Server
2 3 (3.95%) Relational Database
3 2 (2.63%) Big Data
3 2 (2.63%) MySQL
3 2 (2.63%) PostgreSQL
4 1 (1.32%) Hadoop
4 1 (1.32%) Power BI
4 1 (1.32%) SQL Server 2008
4 1 (1.32%) SQL Server 2016
4 1 (1.32%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 1 (1.32%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 4 (5.26%) Git (software)
2 2 (2.63%) PHPUnit
2 2 (2.63%) Visual Studio
3 1 (1.32%) JUnit
3 1 (1.32%) Selenium
3 1 (1.32%) SpecFlow
3 1 (1.32%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 3 (3.95%) Manufacturing
1 3 (3.95%) Telecoms
2 1 (1.32%) Automotive
2 1 (1.32%) Billing
2 1 (1.32%) French Language
2 1 (1.32%) German Language
2 1 (1.32%) Italian Language
2 1 (1.32%) Marketing
2 1 (1.32%) Retail
Job Titles
1 36 (47.37%) Developer
2 20 (26.32%) .NET Developer
2 20 (26.32%) Analyst
3 18 (23.68%) C# Developer
4 16 (21.05%) C# .NET Developer
5 12 (15.79%) Business Analyst
6 7 (9.21%) Java Developer
6 7 (9.21%) Software Analyst
7 6 (7.89%) Designer
7 6 (7.89%) Interaction Designer
7 6 (7.89%) Senior Developer
7 6 (7.89%) Senior Java Developer
7 6 (7.89%) Senior SQL Developer
7 6 (7.89%) SQL Developer
8 5 (6.58%) IT Support
9 4 (5.26%) Junior
9 4 (5.26%) MIS Developer
9 4 (5.26%) Software Engineer
10 3 (3.95%) Junior Developer
10 3 (3.95%) Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 24 (31.58%) .NET
2 18 (23.68%) ASP.NET
2 18 (23.68%) HTML
3 14 (18.42%) XML
4 13 (17.11%) XHTML
5 6 (7.89%) Spring
6 5 (6.58%) CSS
7 2 (2.63%) Behat
7 2 (2.63%) CSS3
7 2 (2.63%) HTML5
7 2 (2.63%) jQuery
7 2 (2.63%) phpspec
8 1 (1.32%) .NET Framework
8 1 (1.32%) AngularJS
8 1 (1.32%) Entity Framework
8 1 (1.32%) LINQ
8 1 (1.32%) Qt
8 1 (1.32%) Twitter Bootstrap
8 1 (1.32%) WCF
8 1 (1.32%) XSD
Miscellaneous
1 13 (17.11%) Computer Science
2 11 (14.47%) Analytical Skills
3 8 (10.53%) Smart Meter
4 6 (7.89%) Management Information System
5 2 (2.63%) Self-Motivation
6 1 (1.32%) Analytical Mindset
6 1 (1.32%) Embedded Systems
6 1 (1.32%) Enterprise Software
6 1 (1.32%) Mobile App
6 1 (1.32%) N-Tier
Operating Systems
1 3 (3.95%) Windows
1 3 (3.95%) Windows 10
1 3 (3.95%) Windows 7
1 3 (3.95%) Windows 8
2 1 (1.32%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 33 (43.42%) Software Engineering
2 24 (31.58%) SDLC
3 21 (27.63%) Agile Software Development
4 14 (18.42%) Web Development
5 13 (17.11%) MVC
6 12 (15.79%) Problem-Solving
7 11 (14.47%) Business Analysis
8 9 (11.84%) Change Management
8 9 (11.84%) Stakeholder Management
8 9 (11.84%) Systems Analysis
9 8 (10.53%) Mentoring
9 8 (10.53%) Project Management
10 7 (9.21%) OOP
11 6 (7.89%) Coaching
11 6 (7.89%) CRM
12 5 (6.58%) Analytics
13 4 (5.26%) Interaction Design
13 4 (5.26%) Logistics
13 4 (5.26%) People Management
13 4 (5.26%) Root Cause Analysis
Programming Languages
1 25 (32.89%) C#
2 19 (25.00%) C
3 18 (23.68%) SQL
4 13 (17.11%) VB
4 13 (17.11%) VB.NET
4 13 (17.11%) VB6
5 11 (14.47%) JavaScript
6 7 (9.21%) Java
7 6 (7.89%) PHP
8 3 (3.95%) T-SQL
9 2 (2.63%) R
10 1 (1.32%) C++
10 1 (1.32%) Embedded C
10 1 (1.32%) Embedded C++
10 1 (1.32%) Python
Qualifications
1 9 (11.84%) Computer Science Degree
2 3 (3.95%) A+ Certification
2 3 (3.95%) CCNA
2 3 (3.95%) CCNP
2 3 (3.95%) Cisco Certification
2 3 (3.95%) CISSP
2 3 (3.95%) DBS Check
2 3 (3.95%) MCP
2 3 (3.95%) MCSA
2 3 (3.95%) MCSE
2 3 (3.95%) Microsoft Certification
3 2 (2.63%) CLAS
3 2 (2.63%) SC Cleared
3 2 (2.63%) Security Cleared
4 1 (1.32%) APMP
4 1 (1.32%) CISA
4 1 (1.32%) Master's Degree
4 1 (1.32%) Numerate Degree
4 1 (1.32%) PCI QSA
4 1 (1.32%) PhD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (5.26%) PMO
2 1 (1.32%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (1.32%) PCI DSS
2 1 (1.32%) SLA
System Software
1 6 (7.89%) Active Directory
2 3 (3.95%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 3 (3.95%) SCCM
Vendors
1 9 (11.84%) Microsoft
2 3 (3.95%) Cisco
2 3 (3.95%) VMware
3 2 (2.63%) CheckPoint
4 1 (1.32%) JDA
4 1 (1.32%) Sage
4 1 (1.32%) Teradata