Period
to 17 January 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Leeds with a requirement for Degree qualifications. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered over the 6 months to 17 January 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Academic Degree
6 months to
17 Jan 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 42 21 17
Rank change year-on-year -21 -4 +9
Permanent jobs citing Degree 256 462 667
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Leeds 5.39% 8.68% 9.94%
As % of the Qualifications category 29.91% 37.02% 41.79%
Number of salaries quoted 192 392 522
Leeds median annual salary £43,000 £42,500 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +1.18% - +12.58%
10th Percentile £22,750 £22,775 £22,525
90th Percentile £61,250 £65,000 £67,250
West Yorkshire median annual salary £41,000 £40,000 £41,000
% change year-on-year +2.50% -2.44% +9.33%

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 Leeds with a requirement for academic qualifications or professional certifications.

All Academic and Professional Certifications
Leeds
Permanent vacancies requiring academic qualifications or professional certifications 856 1,248 1,596
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Leeds 18.02% 23.44% 23.79%
Number of salaries quoted 693 1,055 1,190
Leeds median annual salary £41,500 £40,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +3.75% - -
10th Percentile £25,000 £25,850 £24,600
90th Percentile £61,250 £57,500 £62,500
West Yorkshire median annual salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

Degree
Job Vacancy Trend in Leeds

Job postings citing Degree as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Leeds.

Job vacancy trend for Degree in Leeds

Degree
Salary Trend in Leeds

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Degree in Leeds.

Salary trend for Degree in Leeds

Degree
Salary Histogram in Leeds

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Degree in Leeds over the 6 months to 17 January 2018.

Salary histogram for Degree in Leeds

For the 6 months to 17 January 2018, 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 Leeds region with a requirement for Degree.

1 91 (35.55%) Agile Software Development
2 83 (32.42%) SQL
3 60 (23.44%) SQL Server
4 57 (22.27%) Computer Science
5 56 (21.88%) Analytical Skills
6 52 (20.31%) Finance
7 49 (19.14%) Microsoft
8 48 (18.75%) C#
9 46 (17.97%) .NET
10 44 (17.19%) Test Automation
11 42 (16.41%) Java
12 40 (15.63%) Git (software)
13 39 (15.23%) Computer Science Degree
14 38 (14.84%) Business Intelligence
15 35 (13.67%) Software Engineering
16 34 (13.28%) HTML
17 33 (12.89%) OO
18 29 (11.33%) Software Testing
19 28 (10.94%) CSS
19 28 (10.94%) NHS
19 28 (10.94%) Subversion
20 26 (10.16%) Algorithms
21 24 (9.38%) Mentoring
21 24 (9.38%) Data Structures
21 24 (9.38%) JavaScript
21 24 (9.38%) Continuous Integration
22 23 (8.98%) Analytics
23 22 (8.59%) Mercurial
23 22 (8.59%) User Experience
24 21 (8.20%) NoSQL

Degree
Co-occurring IT Skills in Leeds 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 19 (7.42%) SAS
2 4 (1.56%) CMS
2 4 (1.56%) IIS
3 3 (1.17%) Apache
4 2 (0.78%) Exchange Server 2010
4 2 (0.78%) MS Exchange
5 1 (0.39%) Confluence
5 1 (0.39%) nginx
5 1 (0.39%) WordPress
Applications
1 15 (5.86%) Microsoft Excel
2 3 (1.17%) InVision
2 3 (1.17%) Microsoft Office
2 3 (1.17%) Photoshop
2 3 (1.17%) SPSS
3 1 (0.39%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 1 (0.39%) Dynamics CRM
1 1 (0.39%) Sage 200
Cloud Services
1 3 (1.17%) Microsoft Azure
1 3 (1.17%) Slack
2 2 (0.78%) Google Analytics
3 1 (0.39%) Dynamics 365
3 1 (0.39%) Google Cloud Platform
3 1 (0.39%) Google Tag Manager
3 1 (0.39%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 16 (6.25%) Firewall
2 7 (2.73%) Cisco ASA
3 6 (2.34%) Internet
3 6 (2.34%) SAN
4 5 (1.95%) Intrusion Detection
5 4 (1.56%) BIG-IP
5 4 (1.56%) Cisco ISE
5 4 (1.56%) NX-OS
6 3 (1.17%) LAN
6 3 (1.17%) RFID
6 3 (1.17%) WAN
6 3 (1.17%) WLAN
7 2 (0.78%) HTTP
8 1 (0.39%) DHCP
8 1 (0.39%) DNS
8 1 (0.39%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
8 1 (0.39%) Network Security
8 1 (0.39%) SMS
8 1 (0.39%) VPN
8 1 (0.39%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 60 (23.44%) SQL Server
2 21 (8.20%) NoSQL
3 16 (6.25%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 7 (2.73%) Data Warehouse
4 7 (2.73%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 6 (2.34%) Base SAS
5 6 (2.34%) SAS Enterprise Guide
6 5 (1.95%) Big Data
6 5 (1.95%) Relational Database
7 4 (1.56%) Event Store
7 4 (1.56%) OLAP
7 4 (1.56%) QlikView
7 4 (1.56%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 3 (1.17%) Data Mining
8 3 (1.17%) MS Access
8 3 (1.17%) MySQL
8 3 (1.17%) SAS Enterprise Miner
8 3 (1.17%) SQL Server 2008
9 2 (0.78%) Oracle Database
9 2 (0.78%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 40 (15.63%) Git (software)
2 28 (10.94%) Subversion
3 22 (8.59%) Mercurial
4 18 (7.03%) SpecFlow
4 18 (7.03%) Team Foundation Server
5 13 (5.08%) Visual Studio
6 9 (3.52%) JIRA
7 8 (3.13%) Selenium
8 7 (2.73%) WebDriver
9 6 (2.34%) FitNesse
9 6 (2.34%) tSQLt
10 5 (1.95%) Oracle Forms
11 3 (1.17%) Axure RP
11 3 (1.17%) JUnit
11 3 (1.17%) Octopus Deploy
12 2 (0.78%) Cucumber
12 2 (0.78%) TeamCity
13 1 (0.39%) Jasmine
13 1 (0.39%) TestNG
13 1 (0.39%) WATIR
General
1 52 (20.31%) Finance
2 12 (4.69%) Marketing
3 11 (4.30%) Pharmaceutical
4 10 (3.91%) Retail
5 5 (1.95%) Banking
6 4 (1.56%) Financial Institution
6 4 (1.56%) Legal
7 3 (1.17%) Games
7 3 (1.17%) Multimedia
8 2 (0.78%) Law
9 1 (0.39%) Advertising
9 1 (0.39%) Electronics
9 1 (0.39%) Manufacturing
9 1 (0.39%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 60 (23.44%) Developer
2 44 (17.19%) Analyst
3 38 (14.84%) Consultant
3 38 (14.84%) Graduate
4 27 (10.55%) Software Engineer
5 26 (10.16%) Graduate Consultant
6 24 (9.38%) Java Engineer
7 20 (7.81%) Graduate IT Consultant
7 20 (7.81%) IT Consultant
7 20 (7.81%) IT Graduate
7 20 (7.81%) Java Software Engineer
7 20 (7.81%) Senior Java Engineer
7 20 (7.81%) Senior Java Software Engineer
7 20 (7.81%) Senior Software Engineer
8 17 (6.64%) Senior Developer
9 16 (6.25%) Junior
10 14 (5.47%) C# Developer
11 12 (4.69%) Software Developer
12 11 (4.30%) Tester
13 9 (3.52%) Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 46 (17.97%) .NET
2 34 (13.28%) HTML
3 28 (10.94%) CSS
4 21 (8.20%) XML
5 15 (5.86%) WPF
6 14 (5.47%) REST
6 14 (5.47%) WCF
7 13 (5.08%) AngularJS
8 12 (4.69%) ASP.NET
8 12 (4.69%) ASP.NET MVC
8 12 (4.69%) Web Services
9 9 (3.52%) SOAP
10 8 (3.13%) Node.js
10 8 (3.13%) Spring
11 7 (2.73%) jQuery
11 7 (2.73%) JSP
11 7 (2.73%) XHTML
11 7 (2.73%) XSD
12 6 (2.34%) Struts
12 6 (2.34%) WSDL
Miscellaneous
1 57 (22.27%) Computer Science
2 56 (21.88%) Analytical Skills
3 28 (10.94%) NHS
4 26 (10.16%) Algorithms
5 24 (9.38%) Data Structures
6 22 (8.59%) User Experience
7 16 (6.25%) Management Information System
8 12 (4.69%) Enterprise Software
9 8 (3.13%) Tandem
10 6 (2.34%) Hedge funds
11 4 (1.56%) BYOD
11 4 (1.56%) PKI
12 3 (1.17%) Data Centre
12 3 (1.17%) Fintech
12 3 (1.17%) Mobile Computing
12 3 (1.17%) Taxonomies
13 1 (0.39%) 3D Graphics
13 1 (0.39%) AS400
13 1 (0.39%) Credit Risk
13 1 (0.39%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 17 (6.64%) Linux
1 17 (6.64%) Windows
2 11 (4.30%) Unix
3 5 (1.95%) Windows Server
3 5 (1.95%) Windows Server 2008
4 3 (1.17%) Android
4 3 (1.17%) Apple iOS
4 3 (1.17%) Windows Mobile
4 3 (1.17%) Windows Server 2003
5 2 (0.78%) Solaris
5 2 (0.78%) Windows 7
5 2 (0.78%) Windows Server 2012
6 1 (0.39%) AIX
6 1 (0.39%) CentOS
6 1 (0.39%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 91 (35.55%) Agile Software Development
2 44 (17.19%) Test Automation
3 38 (14.84%) Business Intelligence
4 35 (13.67%) Software Engineering
5 33 (12.89%) OO
6 29 (11.33%) Software Testing
7 24 (9.38%) Continuous Integration
7 24 (9.38%) Mentoring
8 23 (8.98%) Analytics
9 21 (8.20%) Information Security
10 20 (7.81%) Data Analysis
10 20 (7.81%) SDLC
11 18 (7.03%) Project Management
12 16 (6.25%) Mathematics
13 13 (5.08%) Time Management
14 12 (4.69%) MVC
15 11 (4.30%) Coaching
15 11 (4.30%) ETL
16 9 (3.52%) Scrum
16 9 (3.52%) Vulnerability Assessment
Programming Languages
1 83 (32.42%) SQL
2 48 (18.75%) C#
3 42 (16.41%) Java
4 24 (9.38%) JavaScript
5 18 (7.03%) Python
6 13 (5.08%) T-SQL
7 8 (3.13%) PHP
8 7 (2.73%) PL/SQL
9 6 (2.34%) Assembly Language
10 5 (1.95%) R
10 5 (1.95%) VB
11 4 (1.56%) PowerShell
12 3 (1.17%) COBOL
12 3 (1.17%) VBA
13 2 (0.78%) Bash Shell
13 2 (0.78%) MATLAB
13 2 (0.78%) Perl
13 2 (0.78%) Ruby
13 2 (0.78%) VB6
13 2 (0.78%) XPath
Qualifications
1 39 (15.23%) Computer Science Degree
2 13 (5.08%) CISSP
3 12 (4.69%) CEH
3 12 (4.69%) CISM
4 11 (4.30%) Master's Degree
5 10 (3.91%) CISA
6 9 (3.52%) Numerate Degree
7 7 (2.73%) CISMP
7 7 (2.73%) CREST Certified
7 7 (2.73%) ISTQB
8 6 (2.34%) ISEB
8 6 (2.34%) OSCP
8 6 (2.34%) SANS
9 5 (1.95%) CCNA
9 5 (1.95%) Cisco Certification
10 4 (1.56%) CCNP
11 3 (1.17%) Microsoft Certification
11 3 (1.17%) SSCP
12 2 (0.78%) MCITP
12 2 (0.78%) MCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (2.34%) QA
2 4 (1.56%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 4 (1.56%) PCI DSS
3 3 (1.17%) GDPR
4 2 (0.78%) Data Quality
4 2 (0.78%) PMO
5 1 (0.39%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
System Software
1 7 (2.73%) Active Directory
2 3 (1.17%) VMware Infrastructure
2 3 (1.17%) vSphere
3 1 (0.39%) Docker
3 1 (0.39%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 2 (0.78%) SCCM
2 1 (0.39%) Ansible
2 1 (0.39%) John the Ripper
2 1 (0.39%) Nagios
2 1 (0.39%) Nessus
2 1 (0.39%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 49 (19.14%) Microsoft
2 20 (7.81%) Virgin Media
3 12 (4.69%) Cisco
3 12 (4.69%) Oracle
4 8 (3.13%) Tableau
5 7 (2.73%) Google
5 7 (2.73%) Twitter
6 6 (2.34%) F5
7 5 (1.95%) VMware
8 3 (1.17%) CheckPoint
9 2 (0.78%) Dell
9 2 (0.78%) HP
9 2 (0.78%) MicroStrategy
9 2 (0.78%) SAP
10 1 (0.39%) Juniper
10 1 (0.39%) NetApp
10 1 (0.39%) NetIQ
10 1 (0.39%) Sage
10 1 (0.39%) Splunk
10 1 (0.39%) Sun