Period
to 18 October 2017

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 18 October 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Academic Degree
6 months to
18 Oct 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 25 21 21
Rank change year-on-year -4 0 +10
Permanent jobs citing Degree 358 472 625
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Leeds 7.58% 8.64% 8.98%
As % of the Qualifications category 37.18% 37.43% 38.46%
Number of salaries quoted 263 416 498
Leeds median annual salary £41,000 £45,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -8.89% +5.88% +21.43%
10th Percentile £22,800 £23,250 £21,500
90th Percentile £61,850 £70,000 £62,500
West Yorkshire median annual salary £40,000 £42,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year -4.76% +5.00% +14.29%

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 963 1261 1625
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Leeds 20.40% 23.07% 23.35%
Number of salaries quoted 750 1085 1234
Leeds median annual salary £42,500 £40,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.25% -5.88% +10.39%
10th Percentile £23,450 £25,405 £25,000
90th Percentile £62,500 £62,500 £62,500
West Yorkshire median annual salary £42,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +5.00% - +5.26%

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 18 October 2017.

Salary histogram for Degree in Leeds

For the 6 months to 18 October 2017, 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.

1 144 (40.22%) SQL
2 112 (31.28%) Agile Software Development
3 101 (28.21%) Analytical Skills
4 88 (24.58%) SQL Server
5 78 (21.79%) Finance
6 71 (19.83%) Microsoft
7 66 (18.44%) Mentoring
8 65 (18.16%) Computer Science
9 63 (17.60%) .NET
10 59 (16.48%) C#
11 55 (15.36%) Java
11 55 (15.36%) Business Intelligence
12 46 (12.85%) Software Engineering
13 45 (12.57%) NHS
14 44 (12.29%) Marketing
14 44 (12.29%) Git (software)
15 43 (12.01%) Test Automation
16 42 (11.73%) OO
16 42 (11.73%) HTML
16 42 (11.73%) Analytics
17 41 (11.45%) Mathematics
18 40 (11.17%) Management Information System
19 39 (10.89%) Software Testing
19 39 (10.89%) Computer Science Degree
20 36 (10.06%) Project Management
21 34 (9.50%) JavaScript
21 34 (9.50%) CSS
21 34 (9.50%) Subversion
22 32 (8.94%) XML
22 32 (8.94%) Windows

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 11 (3.07%) SAS
2 6 (1.68%) IIS
3 5 (1.40%) Confluence
3 5 (1.40%) SharePoint
4 4 (1.12%) CMS
4 4 (1.12%) OpenStack
5 3 (0.84%) Apache
5 3 (0.84%) MS Exchange
5 3 (0.84%) Tomcat
6 2 (0.56%) Exchange Server 2010
6 2 (0.56%) Jetty
7 1 (0.28%) Apache Solr
7 1 (0.28%) Apache Spark
7 1 (0.28%) Elasticsearch
7 1 (0.28%) nginx
7 1 (0.28%) Oracle SOA Suite
7 1 (0.28%) WebSphere
Applications
1 18 (5.03%) Microsoft Excel
2 9 (2.51%) Microsoft Office
3 6 (1.68%) Adobe Creative Suite
4 5 (1.40%) InVision
4 5 (1.40%) SPSS
5 3 (0.84%) Photoshop
6 2 (0.56%) MS Visio
7 1 (0.28%) Microsoft PowerPoint
7 1 (0.28%) Microsoft Project
7 1 (0.28%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 1 (0.28%) Sage 200
Cloud Services
1 8 (2.23%) Google Analytics
1 8 (2.23%) Google Tag Manager
2 7 (1.96%) Microsoft Azure
2 7 (1.96%) SaaS
3 5 (1.40%) Cloud Computing
4 4 (1.12%) Amazon AWS
5 3 (0.84%) Slack
6 2 (0.56%) IaaS
7 1 (0.28%) CallidusCloud
7 1 (0.28%) Google Cloud Platform
7 1 (0.28%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 14 (3.91%) Firewall
2 8 (2.23%) Internet
3 4 (1.12%) HTTP
3 4 (1.12%) Intrusion Detection
4 3 (0.84%) DHCP
4 3 (0.84%) DNS
5 2 (0.56%) Cisco ASA
5 2 (0.56%) DMZ
5 2 (0.56%) SAN
5 2 (0.56%) SMS
5 2 (0.56%) SMTP
5 2 (0.56%) SNMP
5 2 (0.56%) TCP/IP
5 2 (0.56%) VoIP
6 1 (0.28%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
6 1 (0.28%) NetScaler
6 1 (0.28%) Network Security
6 1 (0.28%) Telepresence
6 1 (0.28%) WebEx
6 1 (0.28%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 88 (24.58%) SQL Server
2 26 (7.26%) NoSQL
2 26 (7.26%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 19 (5.31%) Data Warehouse
4 16 (4.47%) MS Access
5 12 (3.35%) Oracle Database
6 11 (3.07%) MySQL
6 11 (3.07%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 10 (2.79%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 9 (2.51%) Data Mining
8 9 (2.51%) Oracle Database 10g
8 9 (2.51%) Oracle Database 11g
9 6 (1.68%) Big Data
9 6 (1.68%) Relational Database
10 5 (1.40%) MongoDB
10 5 (1.40%) PostgreSQL
11 4 (1.12%) Event Store
11 4 (1.12%) OLAP
12 3 (0.84%) QlikView
13 2 (0.56%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 44 (12.29%) Git (software)
2 34 (9.50%) Subversion
3 25 (6.98%) Mercurial
4 17 (4.75%) Team Foundation Server
5 16 (4.47%) SpecFlow
6 14 (3.91%) JIRA
7 13 (3.63%) Visual Studio
8 9 (2.51%) Oracle APEX
8 9 (2.51%) Selenium
9 8 (2.23%) Jenkins
9 8 (2.23%) WebDriver
10 7 (1.96%) FitNesse
11 6 (1.68%) tSQLt
12 5 (1.40%) Octopus Deploy
13 4 (1.12%) Bugzilla
13 4 (1.12%) FogBugz
13 4 (1.12%) JUnit
13 4 (1.12%) NUnit
13 4 (1.12%) TeamCity
14 3 (0.84%) Axure RP
General
1 78 (21.79%) Finance
2 44 (12.29%) Marketing
3 10 (2.79%) Banking
3 10 (2.79%) Retail
4 9 (2.51%) Legal
5 8 (2.23%) Pharmaceutical
6 6 (1.68%) Back Office
6 6 (1.68%) Financial Institution
6 6 (1.68%) Manufacturing
7 5 (1.40%) Telecoms
8 4 (1.12%) Multimedia
9 3 (0.84%) Games
9 3 (0.84%) Law
10 1 (0.28%) Advertising
10 1 (0.28%) Billing
10 1 (0.28%) Electronics
10 1 (0.28%) French Language
10 1 (0.28%) German Language
10 1 (0.28%) Italian Language
10 1 (0.28%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 75 (20.95%) Developer
2 71 (19.83%) Analyst
3 56 (15.64%) Consultant
4 53 (14.80%) Graduate
5 39 (10.89%) Graduate Consultant
6 29 (8.10%) IT Graduate
6 29 (8.10%) Java Engineer
7 28 (7.82%) Graduate IT Consultant
7 28 (7.82%) IT Consultant
8 27 (7.54%) Software Engineer
9 25 (6.98%) Senior Software Engineer
10 24 (6.70%) Java Software Engineer
10 24 (6.70%) Senior Java Engineer
10 24 (6.70%) Senior Java Software Engineer
11 16 (4.47%) Senior Developer
12 15 (4.19%) C# Developer
12 15 (4.19%) Java Developer
12 15 (4.19%) Software Developer
13 14 (3.91%) Architect
14 13 (3.63%) Business Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 63 (17.60%) .NET
2 42 (11.73%) HTML
3 34 (9.50%) CSS
4 32 (8.94%) XML
5 27 (7.54%) Web Services
6 25 (6.98%) jQuery
7 20 (5.59%) AngularJS
8 15 (4.19%) ASP.NET
8 15 (4.19%) WCF
9 14 (3.91%) .NET Framework
9 14 (3.91%) SOAP
10 13 (3.63%) Spring
10 13 (3.63%) Twitter Bootstrap
11 10 (2.79%) XSD
12 9 (2.51%) JSP
13 7 (1.96%) Hibernate
13 7 (1.96%) HTML5
13 7 (1.96%) MDX
13 7 (1.96%) RESTful
13 7 (1.96%) WSDL
Miscellaneous
1 101 (28.21%) Analytical Skills
2 65 (18.16%) Computer Science
3 45 (12.57%) NHS
4 40 (11.17%) Management Information System
5 30 (8.38%) Data Structures
6 28 (7.82%) Algorithms
7 25 (6.98%) User Experience
8 13 (3.63%) FMCG
9 7 (1.96%) Digital Media
9 7 (1.96%) Enterprise Software
9 7 (1.96%) Social Media
10 6 (1.68%) Data Centre
10 6 (1.68%) Hedge funds
11 5 (1.40%) Fintech
12 4 (1.12%) Hybrid Cloud
12 4 (1.12%) Public Cloud
13 3 (0.84%) AS400
13 3 (0.84%) Credit Risk
13 3 (0.84%) Cybercrime
13 3 (0.84%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 32 (8.94%) Windows
2 26 (7.26%) Linux
3 10 (2.79%) Windows Server
4 8 (2.23%) Unix
5 6 (1.68%) Windows Server 2003
6 5 (1.40%) Windows Server 2008
7 4 (1.12%) Solaris
8 3 (0.84%) AIX
8 3 (0.84%) Android
8 3 (0.84%) Windows Server 2012
9 2 (0.56%) Windows 7
10 1 (0.28%) Apple iOS
10 1 (0.28%) CentOS
10 1 (0.28%) Ubuntu
10 1 (0.28%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 112 (31.28%) Agile Software Development
2 66 (18.44%) Mentoring
3 55 (15.36%) Business Intelligence
4 46 (12.85%) Software Engineering
5 43 (12.01%) Test Automation
6 42 (11.73%) Analytics
6 42 (11.73%) OO
7 41 (11.45%) Mathematics
8 39 (10.89%) Software Testing
9 36 (10.06%) Project Management
10 28 (7.82%) IT Strategy
11 27 (7.54%) Continuous Integration
12 26 (7.26%) SDLC
13 24 (6.70%) Continuous Improvement
14 19 (5.31%) E-Commerce
15 18 (5.03%) Information Security
16 16 (4.47%) Customer Requirements
17 15 (4.19%) Coaching
17 15 (4.19%) ITIL
17 15 (4.19%) Time Management
Programming Languages
1 144 (40.22%) SQL
2 59 (16.48%) C#
3 55 (15.36%) Java
4 34 (9.50%) JavaScript
5 28 (7.82%) Python
6 19 (5.31%) PL/SQL
7 16 (4.47%) VBA
8 13 (3.63%) Ruby
8 13 (3.63%) T-SQL
9 10 (2.79%) VB
10 8 (2.23%) PHP
11 6 (1.68%) Assembly Language
11 6 (1.68%) C++
12 5 (1.40%) PowerShell
13 4 (1.12%) Bash Shell
14 3 (0.84%) Shell Script
15 2 (0.56%) Bourne shell
15 2 (0.56%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
15 2 (0.56%) Perl
15 2 (0.56%) R
Qualifications
1 39 (10.89%) Computer Science Degree
2 12 (3.35%) Numerate Degree
3 10 (2.79%) ISEB
4 9 (2.51%) ISTQB
4 9 (2.51%) Master's Degree
5 6 (1.68%) CEH
5 6 (1.68%) CISA
5 6 (1.68%) CREST Certified
6 5 (1.40%) CISMP
6 5 (1.40%) CISSP
6 5 (1.40%) OSCP
7 4 (1.12%) CISM
7 4 (1.12%) Security Cleared
8 3 (0.84%) CHECK Team Leader
8 3 (0.84%) Microsoft Certification
8 3 (0.84%) SSCP
9 2 (0.56%) CompTIA Security+
9 2 (0.56%) CRISC
9 2 (0.56%) ISO 27001 Lead Auditor
9 2 (0.56%) Security+ Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (3.35%) Data Quality
2 8 (2.23%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 6 (1.68%) PCI DSS
3 6 (1.68%) QA
4 3 (0.84%) Cyber Essentials
4 3 (0.84%) PMO
4 3 (0.84%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 3 (0.84%) SLA
5 2 (0.56%) HL7
5 2 (0.56%) ISO 9000
6 1 (0.28%) GDPR
6 1 (0.28%) ISO 9001
6 1 (0.28%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
System Software
1 6 (1.68%) Active Directory
1 6 (1.68%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (0.56%) Docker
2 2 (0.56%) vSphere
3 1 (0.28%) XenApp
3 1 (0.28%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 3 (0.84%) Ansible
1 3 (0.84%) Nagios
1 3 (0.84%) Opscode Chef
1 3 (0.84%) Puppet
1 3 (0.84%) SCCM
2 2 (0.56%) Kubernetes
2 2 (0.56%) Nessus
2 2 (0.56%) OpenNMS
2 2 (0.56%) Rancher
2 2 (0.56%) ZABBIX
3 1 (0.28%) HP Quality Center
3 1 (0.28%) John the Ripper
3 1 (0.28%) Kibana
3 1 (0.28%) logstash
3 1 (0.28%) SCOM
3 1 (0.28%) SCVMM
Vendors
1 71 (19.83%) Microsoft
2 29 (8.10%) Oracle
3 28 (7.82%) Virgin Media
4 16 (4.47%) Google
5 12 (3.35%) Cisco
6 11 (3.07%) Facebook
6 11 (3.07%) SAP
7 10 (2.79%) Tableau
8 8 (2.23%) VMware
9 6 (1.68%) Adobe
10 4 (1.12%) DoubleClick
10 4 (1.12%) Splunk
11 3 (0.84%) Citrix
11 3 (0.84%) Criteo
11 3 (0.84%) HP
11 3 (0.84%) Sourcefire
12 2 (0.56%) Apple
12 2 (0.56%) CheckPoint
12 2 (0.56%) Minitab
12 2 (0.56%) Red Hat