Period
to 17 August 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 17 August 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Academic Degree
North West > Lancashire
6 months to
17 Aug 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 20 18 20
Rank change year-on-year -2 +2 -4
Permanent jobs citing Degree 77 99 101
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Lancashire 9.12% 11.16% 12.50%
As % of the Qualifications category 42.08% 57.89% 60.12%
Number of salaries quoted 66 81 78
Lancashire median annual salary £37,500 £35,000 £38,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +7.14% -9.09% +10.00%
10th Percentile £22,375 £21,250 £21,250
90th Percentile £57,250 £47,500 £45,000
North West median annual salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +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 183 171 168
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Lancashire 21.68% 19.28% 20.79%
Number of salaries quoted 143 136 136
Lancashire median annual salary £37,500 £35,750 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.90% +2.14% -
10th Percentile £26,100 £22,250 £24,750
90th Percentile £55,000 £47,500 £45,000
North West median annual salary £43,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +8.75% - +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 17 August 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 17 August 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 +6 40 £37,500 -6.25% 9
Preston -5 18 £50,000 +53.85% 7
Blackpool +6 8 £57,250 +34.71% 1
Blackburn -4 2 £35,000 -3.45% 2
Lancaster - 2 £30,000 - 1
Ormskirk - 1 £40,000 - 2
Darwen - 1 £55,000 -
Degree
North West

For the 6 months to 17 August 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 29 (37.66%) Software Engineering
2 26 (33.77%) SDLC
3 21 (27.27%) Analytical Skills
4 19 (24.68%) Computer Science
4 19 (24.68%) MVC
4 19 (24.68%) Agile Software Development
4 19 (24.68%) SQL
5 18 (23.38%) Problem-Solving
6 17 (22.08%) C#
7 16 (20.78%) Java
7 16 (20.78%) .NET
8 15 (19.48%) ASP.NET
9 14 (18.18%) Spring
9 14 (18.18%) HTML
10 13 (16.88%) JavaScript
10 13 (16.88%) SQL Server
11 12 (15.58%) Manufacturing
11 12 (15.58%) C
12 11 (14.29%) Web Development
12 11 (14.29%) VB
12 11 (14.29%) XML
13 10 (12.99%) OOP
13 10 (12.99%) VB.NET
13 10 (12.99%) Project Management
13 10 (12.99%) XHTML
13 10 (12.99%) VB6
13 10 (12.99%) Logistics
13 10 (12.99%) Process Improvement
14 9 (11.69%) Root Cause Analysis
14 9 (11.69%) Business 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 1 (1.30%) IBM Notes
1 1 (1.30%) Jupyter
1 1 (1.30%) SAS
1 1 (1.30%) SharePoint
Applications
1 3 (3.90%) Microsoft Excel
2 2 (2.60%) Microsoft Office
3 1 (1.30%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 1 (1.30%) Microsoft Project
3 1 (1.30%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 1 (1.30%) Dynamics CRM
1 1 (1.30%) Sage 500
Cloud Services
1 2 (2.60%) Dynamics 365
2 1 (1.30%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (1.30%) Slack
Communications & Networking
1 2 (2.60%) TCP/IP
1 2 (2.60%) VSAN
2 1 (1.30%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (16.88%) SQL Server
2 5 (6.49%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 4 (5.19%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 2 (2.60%) Big Data
4 2 (2.60%) Relational Database
5 1 (1.30%) Hadoop
5 1 (1.30%) MS Access
5 1 (1.30%) MySQL
5 1 (1.30%) Power BI
5 1 (1.30%) SQL Server 2008
5 1 (1.30%) SQL Server 2016
5 1 (1.30%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 3 (3.90%) Git (software)
1 3 (3.90%) Visual Studio
2 1 (1.30%) JIRA
2 1 (1.30%) JUnit
2 1 (1.30%) Selenium
2 1 (1.30%) SpecFlow
2 1 (1.30%) Subversion
2 1 (1.30%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 12 (15.58%) Manufacturing
2 3 (3.90%) Finance
2 3 (3.90%) Telecoms
3 2 (2.60%) Marketing
3 2 (2.60%) Retail
4 1 (1.30%) Automotive
4 1 (1.30%) Banking
4 1 (1.30%) Billing
4 1 (1.30%) Legal
Job Titles
1 31 (40.26%) Developer
2 28 (36.36%) Analyst
3 17 (22.08%) Business Analyst
4 15 (19.48%) Java Developer
5 13 (16.88%) .NET Developer
5 13 (16.88%) C# Developer
6 12 (15.58%) C# .NET Developer
7 8 (10.39%) Junior
8 6 (7.79%) Junior Developer
8 6 (7.79%) Senior Developer
8 6 (7.79%) Senior Java Developer
8 6 (7.79%) Senior SQL Developer
8 6 (7.79%) SQL Developer
9 5 (6.49%) Data Analyst
9 5 (6.49%) Graduate
9 5 (6.49%) Head of PMO
9 5 (6.49%) Junior Java Developer
9 5 (6.49%) Software Analyst
9 5 (6.49%) SQL Analyst
10 4 (5.19%) SQL Data Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 16 (20.78%) .NET
2 15 (19.48%) ASP.NET
3 14 (18.18%) HTML
3 14 (18.18%) Spring
4 11 (14.29%) XML
5 10 (12.99%) XHTML
6 4 (5.19%) CSS
7 3 (3.90%) Spring MVC
8 2 (2.60%) HTML5
9 1 (1.30%) .NET Framework
9 1 (1.30%) Ajax
9 1 (1.30%) AngularJS
9 1 (1.30%) Entity Framework
9 1 (1.30%) jQuery
9 1 (1.30%) LINQ
9 1 (1.30%) Qt
9 1 (1.30%) RESTful
9 1 (1.30%) Sass
9 1 (1.30%) Twitter Bootstrap
9 1 (1.30%) WCF
Miscellaneous
1 21 (27.27%) Analytical Skills
2 19 (24.68%) Computer Science
3 7 (9.09%) Smart Meter
4 4 (5.19%) Data Protection Act
5 2 (2.60%) Driving Licence
5 2 (2.60%) Embedded Systems
5 2 (2.60%) Management Information System
5 2 (2.60%) Mobile App
5 2 (2.60%) Self-Motivation
6 1 (1.30%) Analytical Mindset
6 1 (1.30%) Enterprise Software
6 1 (1.30%) N-Tier
Operating Systems
1 3 (3.90%) Windows
1 3 (3.90%) Windows Server
2 2 (2.60%) Windows Server 2008
3 1 (1.30%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 29 (37.66%) Software Engineering
2 26 (33.77%) SDLC
3 19 (24.68%) Agile Software Development
3 19 (24.68%) MVC
4 18 (23.38%) Problem-Solving
5 11 (14.29%) Web Development
6 10 (12.99%) Logistics
6 10 (12.99%) OOP
6 10 (12.99%) Process Improvement
6 10 (12.99%) Project Management
7 9 (11.69%) Business Analysis
7 9 (11.69%) Root Cause Analysis
7 9 (11.69%) Six Sigma
7 9 (11.69%) Stakeholder Management
8 8 (10.39%) Change Management
8 8 (10.39%) CRM
8 8 (10.39%) Systems Analysis
9 6 (7.79%) Business Intelligence
9 6 (7.79%) People Management
9 6 (7.79%) RAD
Programming Languages
1 19 (24.68%) SQL
2 17 (22.08%) C#
3 16 (20.78%) Java
4 13 (16.88%) JavaScript
5 12 (15.58%) C
6 11 (14.29%) VB
7 10 (12.99%) VB.NET
7 10 (12.99%) VB6
8 7 (9.09%) T-SQL
9 3 (3.90%) C++
10 2 (2.60%) PHP
10 2 (2.60%) R
11 1 (1.30%) ANSI C
11 1 (1.30%) Embedded C
11 1 (1.30%) Embedded C++
11 1 (1.30%) Python
11 1 (1.30%) VC++
Qualifications
1 4 (5.19%) Computer Science Degree
2 3 (3.90%) A+ Certification
2 3 (3.90%) CCNA
2 3 (3.90%) CCNP
2 3 (3.90%) Cisco Certification
2 3 (3.90%) MCP
2 3 (3.90%) MCSA
2 3 (3.90%) MCSE
2 3 (3.90%) Microsoft Certification
3 2 (2.60%) CISM
3 2 (2.60%) CISSP
3 2 (2.60%) Security Cleared
4 1 (1.30%) CISA
4 1 (1.30%) Master's Degree
4 1 (1.30%) Numerate Degree
4 1 (1.30%) PCI QSA
4 1 (1.30%) PhD
4 1 (1.30%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (9.09%) PMO
2 2 (2.60%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 2 (2.60%) QA
3 1 (1.30%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 5 (6.49%) Hyper-V
2 3 (3.90%) Active Directory
3 2 (2.60%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 3 (3.90%) SCCM
2 1 (1.30%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 9 (11.69%) JDA
2 6 (7.79%) Microsoft
3 5 (6.49%) VMware
4 4 (5.19%) Cisco
5 2 (2.60%) Citrix
5 2 (2.60%) DataCore
5 2 (2.60%) Dell
5 2 (2.60%) EMC
5 2 (2.60%) NetApp
5 2 (2.60%) Veeam
6 1 (1.30%) Capita
6 1 (1.30%) Epicor
6 1 (1.30%) Lotus
6 1 (1.30%) Sage
6 1 (1.30%) Teradata