Period
to 15 January 2019

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 15 January 2019 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Academic Degree
North West > Lancashire
6 months to
15 Jan 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 12 16 18
Rank change year-on-year +4 +2 -9
Permanent jobs citing Degree 80 104 105
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Lancashire 11.13% 12.82% 11.35%
As % of the Qualifications category 49.08% 55.91% 54.12%
Number of salaries quoted 62 84 92
Lancashire median annual salary £37,500 £34,250 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +9.49% -8.67% -6.25%
10th Percentile £19,750 £19,750 £21,850
90th Percentile £69,369 £58,375 £42,500
North West median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +5.88% +6.25% +3.23%

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 163 186 194
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Lancashire 22.67% 22.93% 20.97%
Number of salaries quoted 120 157 171
Lancashire median annual salary £37,500 £35,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +7.14% -6.67% -6.25%
10th Percentile £22,675 £21,250 £22,771
90th Percentile £57,500 £57,500 £46,250
North West median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +5.88% +6.25% +1.27%

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 15 January 2019.

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 15 January 2019. 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 +1 29 £37,500 +15.38% 4
Blackpool +3 17 £42,291 +29.13% 3
Preston -2 9 £32,250 +0.28% 6
Blackburn -2 6 £18,000 -48.57% 6
Ormskirk - 3 £40,000 -
Skelmersdale -1 2 - -
Lancaster +16 1 £38,500 +26.23% 5
Degree
North West

For the 6 months to 15 January 2019, 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 31 (38.75%) Software Engineering
2 25 (31.25%) Agile Software Development
3 24 (30.00%) .NET
4 21 (26.25%) SQL
5 18 (22.50%) C
5 18 (22.50%) HTML
5 18 (22.50%) Computer Science
5 18 (22.50%) SDLC
6 17 (21.25%) C#
6 17 (21.25%) JavaScript
7 16 (20.00%) ASP.NET
8 15 (18.75%) Mentoring
8 15 (18.75%) Web Development
9 14 (17.50%) SQL Server
10 13 (16.25%) Project Management
10 13 (16.25%) Microsoft
10 13 (16.25%) Coaching
11 12 (15.00%) Computer Science Degree
12 11 (13.75%) CSS
12 11 (13.75%) Problem-Solving
13 10 (12.50%) Interaction Design
13 10 (12.50%) Analytical Skills
13 10 (12.50%) Business Analysis
13 10 (12.50%) MVC
13 10 (12.50%) SharePoint
14 9 (11.25%) Management Information System
15 8 (10.00%) Change Management
15 8 (10.00%) Finance
15 8 (10.00%) XML
15 8 (10.00%) Time Management

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 10 (12.50%) SharePoint
2 5 (6.25%) MS Exchange
3 1 (1.25%) BizTalk Server
3 1 (1.25%) Jupyter
3 1 (1.25%) SAS
3 1 (1.25%) WebSphere
3 1 (1.25%) WebSphere Application Server
Applications
1 7 (8.75%) Microsoft Office
2 6 (7.50%) Photoshop
3 3 (3.75%) Microsoft Excel
3 3 (3.75%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 1 (1.25%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 1 (1.25%) Sage 500
1 1 (1.25%) SAP WM
Cloud Services
1 2 (2.50%) Microsoft Azure
1 2 (2.50%) Office 365
2 1 (1.25%) Dynamics 365
Communications & Networking
1 5 (6.25%) Firewall
2 2 (2.50%) FTP
2 2 (2.50%) HTTP
2 2 (2.50%) IP Telephony
2 2 (2.50%) TCP/IP
3 1 (1.25%) Broadband
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (17.50%) SQL Server
2 2 (2.50%) MySQL
2 2 (2.50%) PostgreSQL
2 2 (2.50%) Relational Database
3 1 (1.25%) Big Data
3 1 (1.25%) Hadoop
3 1 (1.25%) Power BI
3 1 (1.25%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (1.25%) SQL Server 2016
3 1 (1.25%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 1 (1.25%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 6 (7.50%) Visual Studio
2 3 (3.75%) Git (software)
3 2 (2.50%) PHPUnit
4 1 (1.25%) LoadRunner
4 1 (1.25%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 8 (10.00%) Finance
2 5 (6.25%) Manufacturing
3 3 (3.75%) Automotive
3 3 (3.75%) French Language
4 2 (2.50%) Legal
4 2 (2.50%) Retail
5 1 (1.25%) German Language
5 1 (1.25%) Italian Language
5 1 (1.25%) Marketing
5 1 (1.25%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 36 (45.00%) Developer
2 16 (20.00%) .NET Developer
3 15 (18.75%) Analyst
4 13 (16.25%) C# Developer
5 12 (15.00%) C# .NET Developer
5 12 (15.00%) Designer
5 12 (15.00%) Interaction Designer
5 12 (15.00%) Junior
6 11 (13.75%) Junior Developer
7 9 (11.25%) Business Analyst
7 9 (11.25%) Web Developer
8 7 (8.75%) Software Analyst
9 6 (7.50%) Junior Web Developer
9 6 (7.50%) Senior Designer
9 6 (7.50%) Senior Interaction Designer
10 5 (6.25%) Graduate
11 4 (5.00%) Java Developer
11 4 (5.00%) Junior .NET Developer
11 4 (5.00%) Senior Java Developer
11 4 (5.00%) SQL Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 24 (30.00%) .NET
2 18 (22.50%) HTML
3 16 (20.00%) ASP.NET
4 11 (13.75%) CSS
5 8 (10.00%) XML
6 7 (8.75%) XHTML
7 6 (7.50%) HTML5 Canvas
8 5 (6.25%) jQuery
8 5 (6.25%) Spring
9 3 (3.75%) AngularJS
9 3 (3.75%) Twitter Bootstrap
10 2 (2.50%) Behat
10 2 (2.50%) CSS3
10 2 (2.50%) phpspec
10 2 (2.50%) SOAP
10 2 (2.50%) Web Services
11 1 (1.25%) .NET Core
11 1 (1.25%) HTML5
11 1 (1.25%) WebSphere MQ
Miscellaneous
1 10 (12.50%) Analytical Skills
2 9 (11.25%) Management Information System
3 7 (8.75%) Smart Meter
4 6 (7.50%) Data Protection Act
4 6 (7.50%) VLE
5 4 (5.00%) Mobile App
6 2 (2.50%) Embedded Systems
6 2 (2.50%) Mainframe
7 1 (1.25%) Analytical Mindset
7 1 (1.25%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 7 (8.75%) Windows
2 5 (6.25%) Windows 10
2 5 (6.25%) Windows 7
2 5 (6.25%) Windows 8
3 2 (2.50%) Unix
4 1 (1.25%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 31 (38.75%) Software Engineering
2 25 (31.25%) Agile Software Development
3 18 (22.50%) Computer Science
3 18 (22.50%) SDLC
4 15 (18.75%) Mentoring
4 15 (18.75%) Web Development
5 13 (16.25%) Coaching
5 13 (16.25%) Project Management
6 11 (13.75%) Problem-Solving
7 10 (12.50%) Business Analysis
7 10 (12.50%) Interaction Design
7 10 (12.50%) MVC
8 8 (10.00%) Change Management
8 8 (10.00%) Time Management
9 7 (8.75%) Data Protection
9 7 (8.75%) Decision-Making
9 7 (8.75%) Mathematics
9 7 (8.75%) Systems Analysis
10 6 (7.50%) Line Management
10 6 (7.50%) Software Testing
Programming Languages
1 21 (26.25%) SQL
2 18 (22.50%) C
3 17 (21.25%) C#
3 17 (21.25%) JavaScript
4 7 (8.75%) VB
4 7 (8.75%) VB.NET
4 7 (8.75%) VB6
5 6 (7.50%) PHP
6 4 (5.00%) Java
6 4 (5.00%) T-SQL
7 2 (2.50%) R
8 1 (1.25%) Python
Qualifications
1 12 (15.00%) Computer Science Degree
2 3 (3.75%) DBS Check
3 2 (2.50%) CISSP
3 2 (2.50%) CLAS
3 2 (2.50%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
4 1 (1.25%) APMP
4 1 (1.25%) ISEB
4 1 (1.25%) Master's Degree
4 1 (1.25%) Microsoft Certification
4 1 (1.25%) Numerate Degree
4 1 (1.25%) PhD
4 1 (1.25%) SC Cleared
4 1 (1.25%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (8.75%) GDPR
2 2 (2.50%) SLA
3 1 (1.25%) PMBOK
System Software
1 6 (7.50%) Active Directory
2 1 (1.25%) Virtual Desktop
2 1 (1.25%) VMware ESXi
2 1 (1.25%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (1.25%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 1 (1.25%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 13 (16.25%) Microsoft
2 3 (3.75%) VMware
3 2 (2.50%) CheckPoint
3 2 (2.50%) Oracle
4 1 (1.25%) Cisco
4 1 (1.25%) Citrix
4 1 (1.25%) HP
4 1 (1.25%) NetApp
4 1 (1.25%) Sage
4 1 (1.25%) SAP
4 1 (1.25%) Teradata