Period
to 22 June 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 22 June 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Academic Degree
6 months to
22 Jun 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 56 29 18
Rank change year-on-year -27 -11 +6
Permanent jobs citing Degree 237 387 533
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Leeds 4.99% 7.60% 8.60%
As % of the Qualifications category 34.60% 37.83% 37.94%
Number of salaries quoted 197 310 441
Leeds median annual salary £42,500 £40,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.25% -11.11% +12.50%
10th Percentile £20,500 £23,500 £23,500
90th Percentile £70,000 £60,000 £71,250
West Yorkshire median annual salary £42,250 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +5.63% - -

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 685 1,023 1,405
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Leeds 14.44% 20.10% 22.67%
Number of salaries quoted 556 814 1,129
Leeds median annual salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +6.25% -4.76%
10th Percentile £21,250 £25,538 £24,750
90th Percentile £65,000 £60,000 £63,750
West Yorkshire median annual salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year - +6.25% -

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 22 June 2018.

Salary histogram for Degree in Leeds

For the 6 months to 22 June 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 Leeds region with a requirement for Degree.

1 90 (37.97%) Finance
2 78 (32.91%) Agile Software Development
3 63 (26.58%) SQL
4 62 (26.16%) Computer Science
5 60 (25.32%) .NET
6 58 (24.47%) C#
7 55 (23.21%) JavaScript
8 51 (21.52%) HTML
8 51 (21.52%) Java
9 46 (19.41%) CSS
9 46 (19.41%) SDLC
9 46 (19.41%) Problem-Solving
10 42 (17.72%) Test Automation
11 41 (17.30%) Computer Science Degree
12 40 (16.88%) Microsoft
13 37 (15.61%) Analytical Skills
14 36 (15.19%) Firewall
15 34 (14.35%) Microsoft Excel
16 33 (13.92%) Microsoft Azure
17 31 (13.08%) OO
17 31 (13.08%) Scrum
18 29 (12.24%) Microsoft Office
19 28 (11.81%) Information Security
19 28 (11.81%) TDD
20 27 (11.39%) Cybersecurity
21 26 (10.97%) Analytics
22 25 (10.55%) Mentoring
22 25 (10.55%) Coaching
23 24 (10.13%) Retail
23 24 (10.13%) Software Engineering

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 18 (7.59%) SAS
2 9 (3.80%) CMS
3 4 (1.69%) Confluence
4 3 (1.27%) Apache Spark
4 3 (1.27%) MS Exchange
5 2 (0.84%) Drupal
5 2 (0.84%) IIS
5 2 (0.84%) Oracle SOA Suite
5 2 (0.84%) SharePoint
6 1 (0.42%) Apache Solr
6 1 (0.42%) Elasticsearch
6 1 (0.42%) Exchange Server 2010
6 1 (0.42%) Marvel
6 1 (0.42%) Sitecore CMS
6 1 (0.42%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 34 (14.35%) Microsoft Excel
2 29 (12.24%) Microsoft Office
3 10 (4.22%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 5 (2.11%) SPSS
5 4 (1.69%) MS Visio
5 4 (1.69%) Photoshop
6 2 (0.84%) EViews
7 1 (0.42%) Adobe Captivate
7 1 (0.42%) Adobe Illustrator
7 1 (0.42%) Adobe Premiere
7 1 (0.42%) InDesign
7 1 (0.42%) InVision
7 1 (0.42%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 1 (0.42%) Visualfiles
Cloud Services
1 33 (13.92%) Microsoft Azure
2 18 (7.59%) IaaS
2 18 (7.59%) PaaS
2 18 (7.59%) SaaS
3 9 (3.80%) Amazon AWS
4 2 (0.84%) BlazeMeter
4 2 (0.84%) BrowserStack
4 2 (0.84%) Google Analytics
4 2 (0.84%) Google Tag Manager
5 1 (0.42%) Adobe Creative Cloud
5 1 (0.42%) Azure Active Directory
5 1 (0.42%) Office 365
5 1 (0.42%) Yammer
Communications & Networking
1 36 (15.19%) Firewall
2 20 (8.44%) Intrusion Detection
3 15 (6.33%) TCP/IP
4 11 (4.64%) DHCP
4 11 (4.64%) DNS
5 10 (4.22%) Symposium
6 9 (3.80%) VLAN
6 9 (3.80%) VPN
6 9 (3.80%) Wireless
7 7 (2.95%) HTTP
7 7 (2.95%) HTTPS
7 7 (2.95%) IPsec
8 4 (1.69%) Network Security
9 3 (1.27%) LAN
9 3 (1.27%) WAN
10 2 (0.84%) BGP
10 2 (0.84%) EIGRP
10 2 (0.84%) Internet
10 2 (0.84%) MPLS
10 2 (0.84%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 23 (9.70%) SQL Server
2 17 (7.17%) Big Data
3 13 (5.49%) MS Access
4 11 (4.64%) Base SAS
5 10 (4.22%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 3 (1.27%) Apache Hive
6 3 (1.27%) Hadoop
6 3 (1.27%) Power BI
7 2 (0.84%) BusinessObjects
7 2 (0.84%) Data Warehouse
7 2 (0.84%) MySQL
7 2 (0.84%) QlikView
7 2 (0.84%) RavenDB
7 2 (0.84%) Redis
7 2 (0.84%) ROLAP
8 1 (0.42%) PostgreSQL
8 1 (0.42%) SAS Enterprise Guide
8 1 (0.42%) SAS Enterprise Miner
8 1 (0.42%) SQL Server 2008
8 1 (0.42%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 21 (8.86%) Git (software)
2 16 (6.75%) Jasmine
2 16 (6.75%) Protractor
3 15 (6.33%) Selenium
4 13 (5.49%) Subversion
5 9 (3.80%) Mocha
5 9 (3.80%) SpecFlow
5 9 (3.80%) Team Foundation Server
6 8 (3.38%) WebDriver
7 7 (2.95%) FitNesse
7 7 (2.95%) JUnit
7 7 (2.95%) TestNG
7 7 (2.95%) tSQLt
8 6 (2.53%) JIRA
9 5 (2.11%) Cucumber
9 5 (2.11%) TeamCity
10 4 (1.69%) Octopus Deploy
11 3 (1.27%) Axure RP
12 2 (0.84%) Balsamiq Mockups
12 2 (0.84%) Zephyr
General
1 90 (37.97%) Finance
2 24 (10.13%) Retail
3 14 (5.91%) Local Government
4 11 (4.64%) Pharmaceutical
5 10 (4.22%) Law
6 9 (3.80%) Legal
7 7 (2.95%) Banking
8 6 (2.53%) Marketing
8 6 (2.53%) Retail Banking
9 3 (1.27%) Back Office
10 2 (0.84%) Telecoms
11 1 (0.42%) French Language
11 1 (0.42%) Games
11 1 (0.42%) German Language
11 1 (0.42%) Italian Language
11 1 (0.42%) Military
Job Titles
1 61 (25.74%) Developer
2 58 (24.47%) Analyst
3 29 (12.24%) Graduate
4 19 (8.02%) .NET Developer
4 19 (8.02%) Software Developer
5 17 (7.17%) Architect
5 17 (7.17%) Graduate Developer
6 15 (6.33%) Senior Analyst
6 15 (6.33%) Tester
7 14 (5.91%) Automation Tester
8 11 (4.64%) C# Developer
8 11 (4.64%) Consultant
8 11 (4.64%) Solutions Architect
9 10 (4.22%) Report Analyst
9 10 (4.22%) Senior Statistical Analyst
9 10 (4.22%) Statistical Analyst
10 9 (3.80%) Graduate .NET Developer
10 9 (3.80%) IT Support
11 8 (3.38%) Cybersecurity Analyst
11 8 (3.38%) Selenium Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 60 (25.32%) .NET
2 51 (21.52%) HTML
3 46 (19.41%) CSS
4 20 (8.44%) XML
5 19 (8.02%) jQuery
5 19 (8.02%) Web Services
6 17 (7.17%) WSDL
7 15 (6.33%) HTML5
8 14 (5.91%) ASP.NET
9 12 (5.06%) AngularJS
9 12 (5.06%) RESTful
10 11 (4.64%) React
10 11 (4.64%) Spring
11 10 (4.22%) Struts
12 9 (3.80%) Node.js
12 9 (3.80%) REST
13 7 (2.95%) SOAP
13 7 (2.95%) XSD
14 6 (2.53%) CSS3
15 5 (2.11%) ASP.NET MVC
Miscellaneous
1 62 (26.16%) Computer Science
2 37 (15.61%) Analytical Skills
3 18 (7.59%) User Experience
4 14 (5.91%) Driving Licence
5 10 (4.22%) Biotechnology
6 8 (3.38%) Management Information System
7 4 (1.69%) Mobile App
7 4 (1.69%) Self-Motivation
8 3 (1.27%) Algorithms
9 2 (0.84%) Credit Risk
9 2 (0.84%) Tandem
10 1 (0.42%) Blackberry
10 1 (0.42%) Enterprise Software
10 1 (0.42%) Hedge funds
10 1 (0.42%) N-Tier
10 1 (0.42%) Public Cloud
10 1 (0.42%) Social Media
10 1 (0.42%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 14 (5.91%) Linux
2 8 (3.38%) Windows
3 6 (2.53%) Windows Server
4 5 (2.11%) Windows Server 2008
5 3 (1.27%) Windows Server 2012
6 1 (0.42%) Unix
6 1 (0.42%) Windows 7
6 1 (0.42%) Windows Server 2003
6 1 (0.42%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 78 (32.91%) Agile Software Development
2 46 (19.41%) Problem-Solving
2 46 (19.41%) SDLC
3 42 (17.72%) Test Automation
4 31 (13.08%) OO
4 31 (13.08%) Scrum
5 28 (11.81%) Information Security
5 28 (11.81%) TDD
6 27 (11.39%) Cybersecurity
7 26 (10.97%) Analytics
8 25 (10.55%) Coaching
8 25 (10.55%) Mentoring
9 24 (10.13%) Software Engineering
10 22 (9.28%) ITIL
11 20 (8.44%) MVC
11 20 (8.44%) Service Delivery
11 20 (8.44%) Statistics
12 19 (8.02%) Identity Access Management
12 19 (8.02%) Mathematics
13 17 (7.17%) Risk Management
Programming Languages
1 63 (26.58%) SQL
2 58 (24.47%) C#
3 55 (23.21%) JavaScript
4 51 (21.52%) Java
5 14 (5.91%) C
5 14 (5.91%) R
5 14 (5.91%) VBA
6 13 (5.49%) T-SQL
7 12 (5.06%) MATLAB
8 11 (4.64%) PHP
8 11 (4.64%) Python
9 9 (3.80%) VB.NET
10 5 (2.11%) PowerShell
10 5 (2.11%) VB
11 4 (1.69%) VB6
12 3 (1.27%) Ruby
13 2 (0.84%) Apex Code
13 2 (0.84%) C++
14 1 (0.42%) Assembly Language
14 1 (0.42%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 41 (17.30%) Computer Science Degree
2 15 (6.33%) CISSP
3 12 (5.06%) Cisco Certification
3 12 (5.06%) ISEB
4 11 (4.64%) ISTQB
5 10 (4.22%) CCNA
6 8 (3.38%) Microsoft Certification
6 8 (3.38%) Network+ Certification
7 7 (2.95%) Numerate Degree
8 6 (2.53%) CompTIA Security+
9 5 (2.11%) CISA
9 5 (2.11%) CISM
9 5 (2.11%) Master's Degree
9 5 (2.11%) MCSE
10 4 (1.69%) CCNP
10 4 (1.69%) CEH
10 4 (1.69%) GIAC
10 4 (1.69%) SC Cleared
10 4 (1.69%) Security Cleared
10 4 (1.69%) SSCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 15 (6.33%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 11 (4.64%) GDPR
3 4 (1.69%) PMO
3 4 (1.69%) QA
4 2 (0.84%) Cyber Essentials
4 2 (0.84%) SLA
System Software
1 14 (5.91%) Active Directory
2 9 (3.80%) VMware Infrastructure
3 8 (3.38%) Hyper-V
4 2 (0.84%) VMware ESXi
4 2 (0.84%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 6 (2.53%) SmoothWall
2 5 (2.11%) Grafana
3 3 (1.27%) McAfee ePO
3 3 (1.27%) Nessus
4 2 (0.84%) Ansible
4 2 (0.84%) HP Fortify
4 2 (0.84%) Opscode Chef
5 1 (0.42%) MIMEsweeper
Vendors
1 40 (16.88%) Microsoft
2 19 (8.02%) Google
3 17 (7.17%) Twitter
4 15 (6.33%) Xerox
5 12 (5.06%) VMware
6 11 (4.64%) Salesforce.com
7 6 (2.53%) Oracle
8 4 (1.69%) Adobe
8 4 (1.69%) Capita
9 3 (1.27%) Cisco
9 3 (1.27%) Cloudera
9 3 (1.27%) McAfee
9 3 (1.27%) Splunk
10 2 (0.84%) Alteryx
10 2 (0.84%) Barracuda Networks
10 2 (0.84%) F5
10 2 (0.84%) Gemalto
10 2 (0.84%) Tableau
10 2 (0.84%) WatchGuard
10 2 (0.84%) Xamarin