Period
to 21 May 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 21 May 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Academic Degree
North West > Lancashire
6 months to
21 May 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 19 19 8
Rank change year-on-year 0 -11 +13
Permanent jobs citing Degree 81 92 154
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Lancashire 9.48% 10.74% 19.82%
As % of the Qualifications category 45.00% 52.27% 70.64%
Number of salaries quoted 68 80 111
Lancashire median annual salary £45,000 £32,750 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +37.40% -18.13% +26.98%
10th Percentile £19,750 £21,700 £21,250
90th Percentile £57,500 £40,125 £45,000
North West median annual salary £45,000 £37,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +20.00% -6.25% +5.26%

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 180 176 218
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Lancashire 21.08% 20.54% 28.06%
Number of salaries quoted 153 152 161
Lancashire median annual salary £37,500 £37,500 £37,500
10th Percentile £26,100 £21,600 £22,500
90th Percentile £55,000 £44,000 £47,500
North West median annual salary £43,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +7.50% - -

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 21 May 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 21 May 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 -1 31 £37,500 -6.25% 6
Preston +1 23 £50,000 +53.85% 8
Blackpool +18 14 £40,000 +3.23%
Skelmersdale - 2 £70,000 - 1
Blackburn - 1 £35,000 -
Darwen - 1 £55,000 - 1
Lancaster - 1 £30,000 -
Degree
North West

For the 6 months to 21 May 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 24 (29.63%) Agile Software Development
1 24 (29.63%) Software Engineering
1 24 (29.63%) Computer Science
2 23 (28.40%) MVC
2 23 (28.40%) Analytical Skills
3 22 (27.16%) Java
4 21 (25.93%) SDLC
5 18 (22.22%) Manufacturing
5 18 (22.22%) SQL
5 18 (22.22%) Process Improvement
5 18 (22.22%) Logistics
5 18 (22.22%) Problem-Solving
6 17 (20.99%) Root Cause Analysis
6 17 (20.99%) JDA
6 17 (20.99%) Six Sigma
7 16 (19.75%) JavaScript
7 16 (19.75%) Spring
8 12 (14.81%) HTML
8 12 (14.81%) CRM
9 11 (13.58%) C#
10 10 (12.35%) ASP.NET
10 10 (12.35%) .NET
10 10 (12.35%) SQL Server
11 9 (11.11%) Business Intelligence
11 9 (11.11%) Project Management
12 8 (9.88%) Microsoft
12 8 (9.88%) T-SQL
12 8 (9.88%) OOP
12 8 (9.88%) Web Development
13 7 (8.64%) SQL Server Reporting Services

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 2 (2.47%) CMS
1 2 (2.47%) SharePoint
2 1 (1.23%) BizTalk Server
2 1 (1.23%) IBM Notes
2 1 (1.23%) MS Exchange
2 1 (1.23%) SAS
Applications
1 5 (6.17%) Microsoft Office
2 4 (4.94%) Microsoft Excel
3 2 (2.47%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 2 (2.47%) Microsoft Project
Business Applications
1 1 (1.23%) Cognos Business Intelligence
1 1 (1.23%) SAP CO
1 1 (1.23%) SAP FI
1 1 (1.23%) SAP FI/CO
1 1 (1.23%) SAP MM
1 1 (1.23%) SAP S/4HANA
1 1 (1.23%) SAP SD
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.23%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (2.47%) Internet
1 2 (2.47%) LAN
1 2 (2.47%) Network Security
1 2 (2.47%) VSAN
1 2 (2.47%) WAN
2 1 (1.23%) DHCP
2 1 (1.23%) DNS
2 1 (1.23%) Firewall
2 1 (1.23%) FTP
2 1 (1.23%) PBX
2 1 (1.23%) SAN
2 1 (1.23%) TCP/IP
2 1 (1.23%) VLAN
2 1 (1.23%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (12.35%) SQL Server
2 7 (8.64%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 5 (6.17%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 3 (3.70%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 2 (2.47%) Data Warehouse
5 2 (2.47%) SQL Server 2014
6 1 (1.23%) Data Mining
6 1 (1.23%) DB2
6 1 (1.23%) DTS
6 1 (1.23%) MS Access
6 1 (1.23%) MySQL
6 1 (1.23%) Oracle Database
6 1 (1.23%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 4 (4.94%) Visual Studio
2 2 (2.47%) Gradle
2 2 (2.47%) Maven
2 2 (2.47%) Team Foundation Server
3 1 (1.23%) Git (software)
3 1 (1.23%) JIRA
3 1 (1.23%) Oracle APEX
3 1 (1.23%) Selenium
3 1 (1.23%) Subversion
General
1 18 (22.22%) Manufacturing
2 6 (7.41%) Finance
3 4 (4.94%) Retail
4 3 (3.70%) Banking
4 3 (3.70%) Legal
4 3 (3.70%) Telecoms
5 2 (2.47%) Advertising
6 1 (1.23%) Aerospace
6 1 (1.23%) Billing
6 1 (1.23%) General Ledger
6 1 (1.23%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 30 (37.04%) Developer
2 28 (34.57%) Analyst
3 20 (24.69%) Business Analyst
4 18 (22.22%) Java Developer
5 12 (14.81%) Junior
6 11 (13.58%) Graduate
7 10 (12.35%) Junior Developer
8 8 (9.88%) Junior Java Developer
9 7 (8.64%) Senior Developer
9 7 (8.64%) Senior Java Developer
10 6 (7.41%) Graduate Developer
10 6 (7.41%) Graduate Java Developer
11 5 (6.17%) C# Developer
11 5 (6.17%) Data Analyst
11 5 (6.17%) Senior SQL Developer
11 5 (6.17%) Software Developer
11 5 (6.17%) SQL Analyst
11 5 (6.17%) SQL Data Analyst
11 5 (6.17%) SQL Developer
12 4 (4.94%) Head of PMO
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 16 (19.75%) Spring
2 12 (14.81%) HTML
3 10 (12.35%) .NET
3 10 (12.35%) ASP.NET
4 6 (7.41%) CSS
5 4 (4.94%) Visualforce
5 4 (4.94%) XHTML
5 4 (4.94%) XML
6 3 (3.70%) .NET Framework
6 3 (3.70%) HTML5
6 3 (3.70%) jQuery
6 3 (3.70%) Spring MVC
6 3 (3.70%) Twitter Bootstrap
6 3 (3.70%) Web Services
7 2 (2.47%) ASP.NET MVC 4
7 2 (2.47%) ASP.NET MVC 5
7 2 (2.47%) ASP.NET Web API
7 2 (2.47%) Mason
7 2 (2.47%) REST
7 2 (2.47%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 24 (29.63%) Computer Science
2 23 (28.40%) Analytical Skills
3 5 (6.17%) Data Protection Act
3 5 (6.17%) Mobile App
4 4 (4.94%) Driving Licence
5 2 (2.47%) Self-Motivation
6 1 (1.23%) Embedded Systems
6 1 (1.23%) Management Information System
6 1 (1.23%) Smart Meter
Operating Systems
1 5 (6.17%) Windows
2 4 (4.94%) Windows Server
3 3 (3.70%) Windows Server 2008
4 1 (1.23%) Android
4 1 (1.23%) Apple iOS
4 1 (1.23%) Solaris
4 1 (1.23%) Unix
4 1 (1.23%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 24 (29.63%) Agile Software Development
1 24 (29.63%) Software Engineering
2 23 (28.40%) MVC
3 21 (25.93%) SDLC
4 18 (22.22%) Logistics
4 18 (22.22%) Problem-Solving
4 18 (22.22%) Process Improvement
5 17 (20.99%) Root Cause Analysis
5 17 (20.99%) Six Sigma
6 12 (14.81%) CRM
7 9 (11.11%) Business Intelligence
7 9 (11.11%) Project Management
8 8 (9.88%) OOP
8 8 (9.88%) Web Development
9 6 (7.41%) Stakeholder Management
10 5 (6.17%) Data Architecture
10 5 (6.17%) Data Modelling
10 5 (6.17%) ITIL
10 5 (6.17%) OO
10 5 (6.17%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 22 (27.16%) Java
2 18 (22.22%) SQL
3 16 (19.75%) JavaScript
4 11 (13.58%) C#
5 8 (9.88%) T-SQL
6 6 (7.41%) C
7 5 (6.17%) VB
8 4 (4.94%) Apex Code
8 4 (4.94%) PHP
8 4 (4.94%) VB.NET
8 4 (4.94%) VB6
9 2 (2.47%) C++
10 1 (1.23%) ANSI C
10 1 (1.23%) VC++
Qualifications
1 7 (8.64%) Computer Science Degree
2 3 (3.70%) Security Cleared
3 2 (2.47%) CCNA
3 2 (2.47%) Cisco Certification
3 2 (2.47%) CISM
3 2 (2.47%) CISSP
3 2 (2.47%) MCSE
3 2 (2.47%) Microsoft Certification
4 1 (1.23%) A+ Certification
4 1 (1.23%) CCA
4 1 (1.23%) CCNP
4 1 (1.23%) CISA
4 1 (1.23%) ISEB
4 1 (1.23%) ISTQB
4 1 (1.23%) MCP
4 1 (1.23%) MCSA
4 1 (1.23%) PCI QSA
4 1 (1.23%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (7.41%) PMO
2 2 (2.47%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 2 (2.47%) QA
3 1 (1.23%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 4 (4.94%) VMware Infrastructure
2 3 (3.70%) Active Directory
2 3 (3.70%) Hyper-V
3 1 (1.23%) VMware ESXi
3 1 (1.23%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 1 (1.23%) AirWatch
1 1 (1.23%) FortiGate
1 1 (1.23%) HP Quality Center
1 1 (1.23%) HP SIM
1 1 (1.23%) SCCM
1 1 (1.23%) vCenter Server
1 1 (1.23%) WSUS
Vendors
1 17 (20.99%) JDA
2 8 (9.88%) Microsoft
3 5 (6.17%) VMware
4 4 (4.94%) Salesforce.com
5 3 (3.70%) Cisco
5 3 (3.70%) Veeam
6 2 (2.47%) Citrix
6 2 (2.47%) DataCore
6 2 (2.47%) Dell
6 2 (2.47%) EMC
6 2 (2.47%) HP
6 2 (2.47%) NetApp
6 2 (2.47%) Oracle
7 1 (1.23%) Epicor
7 1 (1.23%) Intel
7 1 (1.23%) Juniper
7 1 (1.23%) Lotus
7 1 (1.23%) NEC
7 1 (1.23%) SAP
7 1 (1.23%) Sophos