Period
to 19 February 2019

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 19 February 2019 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Academic Degree
6 months to
19 Feb 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 68 46 25
Rank change year-on-year -22 -21 -8
Permanent jobs citing Degree 126 241 420
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Leeds 3.93% 4.87% 7.99%
As % of the Qualifications category 27.10% 30.35% 35.12%
Number of salaries quoted 106 185 365
Leeds median annual salary £44,867 £40,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +12.17% - -5.88%
10th Percentile £25,625 £22,350 £22,850
90th Percentile £58,750 £61,250 £60,000
West Yorkshire median annual salary £42,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +5.00% - -

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 465 794 1,196
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Leeds 14.51% 16.06% 22.75%
Number of salaries quoted 391 641 1,017
Leeds median annual salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.25% - -
10th Percentile £23,000 £25,750 £26,250
90th Percentile £62,500 £61,250 £57,800
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 19 February 2019.

Salary histogram for Degree in Leeds

For the 6 months to 19 February 2019, 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 49 (38.89%) SQL
2 40 (31.75%) Agile Software Development
3 37 (29.37%) Finance
4 31 (24.60%) Computer Science
5 28 (22.22%) Problem-Solving
6 27 (21.43%) JavaScript
6 27 (21.43%) C#
7 24 (19.05%) CSS
7 24 (19.05%) Mentoring
8 23 (18.25%) HTML
8 23 (18.25%) Java
9 21 (16.67%) .NET
10 20 (15.87%) Microsoft
10 20 (15.87%) Management Information System
11 17 (13.49%) Analytical Skills
12 16 (12.70%) Computer Science Degree
12 16 (12.70%) Project Management
12 16 (12.70%) QA
13 15 (11.90%) Mathematics
13 15 (11.90%) Windows
14 14 (11.11%) Software Engineering
14 14 (11.11%) Coaching
14 14 (11.11%) Open Source
15 13 (10.32%) SDLC
15 13 (10.32%) Scrum
15 13 (10.32%) SQL Server
15 13 (10.32%) Python
16 12 (9.52%) Linux
16 12 (9.52%) Software Testing
16 12 (9.52%) Test Automation

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 7 (5.56%) IIS
1 7 (5.56%) SAS
2 6 (4.76%) CMS
3 5 (3.97%) SharePoint
4 4 (3.17%) Elasticsearch
5 1 (0.79%) Kentico
5 1 (0.79%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 6 (4.76%) Microsoft Office
2 5 (3.97%) Microsoft Excel
2 5 (3.97%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 2 (1.59%) Flinto
3 2 (1.59%) InVision
3 2 (1.59%) MS Visio
4 1 (0.79%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 1 (0.79%) Dynamics AX
1 1 (0.79%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 6 (4.76%) Microsoft Azure
2 5 (3.97%) SaaS
3 4 (3.17%) Amazon AWS
4 2 (1.59%) Akamai
4 2 (1.59%) GitHub
4 2 (1.59%) IaaS
4 2 (1.59%) Office 365
4 2 (1.59%) PaaS
5 1 (0.79%) Adobe Analytics
5 1 (0.79%) Amazon EC2
5 1 (0.79%) Amazon ELB
5 1 (0.79%) Amazon S3
5 1 (0.79%) Force.com
5 1 (0.79%) Mimecast
5 1 (0.79%) NuGet
Communications & Networking
1 11 (8.73%) Internet
2 9 (7.14%) Firewall
3 7 (5.56%) LAN
3 7 (5.56%) WAN
4 5 (3.97%) BGP
5 4 (3.17%) Cisco Firepower
5 4 (3.17%) EIGRP
5 4 (3.17%) OSPF
5 4 (3.17%) WLAN
6 3 (2.38%) Network Security
6 3 (2.38%) Remote Desktop
6 3 (2.38%) TCP/IP
7 2 (1.59%) Intrusion Detection
7 2 (1.59%) MPLS
8 1 (0.79%) DHCP
8 1 (0.79%) DNS
8 1 (0.79%) HSRP
8 1 (0.79%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (10.32%) SQL Server
2 9 (7.14%) Relational Database
3 7 (5.56%) NoSQL
4 4 (3.17%) Couchbase
4 4 (3.17%) Data Warehouse
5 3 (2.38%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 2 (1.59%) Oracle Database
6 2 (1.59%) QlikView
6 2 (1.59%) SAS Enterprise Guide
6 2 (1.59%) SAS Enterprise Miner
6 2 (1.59%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 2 (1.59%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 1 (0.79%) Azure SQL Data Warehouse
7 1 (0.79%) DTS
7 1 (0.79%) GIS
7 1 (0.79%) OLAP
7 1 (0.79%) OLTP
7 1 (0.79%) Power BI
7 1 (0.79%) RavenDB
7 1 (0.79%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 7 (5.56%) Selenium
2 6 (4.76%) Jasmine
2 6 (4.76%) JUnit
2 6 (4.76%) Protractor
2 6 (4.76%) TestNG
3 4 (3.17%) Git (software)
3 4 (3.17%) JIRA
4 2 (1.59%) Axure RP
4 2 (1.59%) Jenkins
4 2 (1.59%) Subversion
4 2 (1.59%) Visual Studio
5 1 (0.79%) Moq
5 1 (0.79%) NUnit
5 1 (0.79%) SonarQube
5 1 (0.79%) SpecFlow
5 1 (0.79%) TeamCity
5 1 (0.79%) Visual Studio Team System
General
1 37 (29.37%) Finance
2 9 (7.14%) Retail
3 4 (3.17%) Games
3 4 (3.17%) Legal
3 4 (3.17%) Marketing
3 4 (3.17%) Retail Finance
4 3 (2.38%) Telecoms
5 2 (1.59%) Automotive
5 2 (1.59%) Banking
6 1 (0.79%) Dutch Language
6 1 (0.79%) German Language
6 1 (0.79%) Law
6 1 (0.79%) Local Government
6 1 (0.79%) Publishing
6 1 (0.79%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 27 (21.43%) Analyst
2 25 (19.84%) Developer
3 13 (10.32%) Consultant
4 12 (9.52%) Business Analyst
5 11 (8.73%) Project Manager
5 11 (8.73%) Senior Analyst
6 10 (7.94%) Software Developer
7 9 (7.14%) Designer
8 8 (6.35%) Senior Developer
8 8 (6.35%) Software Engineer
9 7 (5.56%) Senior Business Analyst
9 7 (5.56%) Technical Consultant
10 6 (4.76%) Architect
10 6 (4.76%) Automation Tester
10 6 (4.76%) Java Automation Tester
10 6 (4.76%) Selenium Automation Tester
10 6 (4.76%) Selenium Tester
10 6 (4.76%) Tester
11 5 (3.97%) Agile Project Manager
12 4 (3.17%) ICT Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 24 (19.05%) CSS
2 23 (18.25%) HTML
3 21 (16.67%) .NET
4 11 (8.73%) AngularJS
5 7 (5.56%) Middleware
6 6 (4.76%) jQuery
6 6 (4.76%) XML
7 5 (3.97%) Node.js
8 4 (3.17%) Twitter Bootstrap
9 3 (2.38%) React
9 3 (2.38%) Vue.js
9 3 (2.38%) Web Services
10 2 (1.59%) .NET Framework
10 2 (1.59%) ASP.NET
10 2 (1.59%) GStreamer
10 2 (1.59%) JSON
10 2 (1.59%) Sass
11 1 (0.79%) ASP.NET MVC
11 1 (0.79%) HTML5
11 1 (0.79%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 20 (15.87%) Management Information System
2 17 (13.49%) Analytical Skills
3 10 (7.94%) Client/Server
3 10 (7.94%) User Experience
4 9 (7.14%) Driving Licence
5 6 (4.76%) Enterprise Software
5 6 (4.76%) Social Media
6 5 (3.97%) Mobile App
7 4 (3.17%) Self-Motivation
8 2 (1.59%) Credit Risk
8 2 (1.59%) Data Centre
8 2 (1.59%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
8 2 (1.59%) Virtual Team
9 1 (0.79%) Blog
9 1 (0.79%) Contactless
9 1 (0.79%) Data Structures
9 1 (0.79%) Graphic Design
9 1 (0.79%) Greenfield Project
Operating Systems
1 15 (11.90%) Windows
2 12 (9.52%) Linux
3 8 (6.35%) Windows Server
4 4 (3.17%) Ubuntu
5 3 (2.38%) Android
5 3 (2.38%) Apple iOS
5 3 (2.38%) Unix
5 3 (2.38%) Windows 7
6 1 (0.79%) Windows 10
6 1 (0.79%) Windows Server 2008
6 1 (0.79%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 40 (31.75%) Agile Software Development
2 31 (24.60%) Computer Science
3 28 (22.22%) Problem-Solving
4 24 (19.05%) Mentoring
5 16 (12.70%) Project Management
6 15 (11.90%) Mathematics
7 14 (11.11%) Coaching
7 14 (11.11%) Open Source
7 14 (11.11%) Software Engineering
8 13 (10.32%) Scrum
8 13 (10.32%) SDLC
9 12 (9.52%) Software Testing
9 12 (9.52%) Test Automation
10 11 (8.73%) Cybersecurity
11 10 (7.94%) Analytics
11 10 (7.94%) Continuous Integration
11 10 (7.94%) Decision-Making
11 10 (7.94%) Information Security
12 9 (7.14%) OO
12 9 (7.14%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 49 (38.89%) SQL
2 27 (21.43%) C#
2 27 (21.43%) JavaScript
3 23 (18.25%) Java
4 13 (10.32%) Python
5 9 (7.14%) C
5 9 (7.14%) C++
6 8 (6.35%) PHP
7 4 (3.17%) T-SQL
7 4 (3.17%) VBA
8 3 (2.38%) PowerShell
8 3 (2.38%) R
8 3 (2.38%) Ruby
9 2 (1.59%) MATLAB
9 2 (1.59%) VB.NET
10 1 (0.79%) Apex Code
10 1 (0.79%) Embedded C++
10 1 (0.79%) TypeScript
10 1 (0.79%) VB
10 1 (0.79%) VB6
Qualifications
1 16 (12.70%) Computer Science Degree
2 9 (7.14%) Microsoft Certification
3 7 (5.56%) Security Cleared
4 6 (4.76%) MCSA
5 5 (3.97%) ISEB
6 4 (3.17%) CISSP
7 3 (2.38%) CCNA
7 3 (2.38%) Cisco Certification
7 3 (2.38%) GPEN
7 3 (2.38%) GWAPT
7 3 (2.38%) GXPN
7 3 (2.38%) MCSE
7 3 (2.38%) OSCP
8 2 (1.59%) CCNP
8 2 (1.59%) CCSA
8 2 (1.59%) CCSE
8 2 (1.59%) Numerate Degree
9 1 (0.79%) CISMP
9 1 (0.79%) PMP
9 1 (0.79%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 16 (12.70%) QA
2 4 (3.17%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 3 (2.38%) GDPR
3 3 (2.38%) PCI DSS
4 2 (1.59%) SLA
5 1 (0.79%) Data Quality
System Software
1 7 (5.56%) Active Directory
2 4 (3.17%) Firmware
3 1 (0.79%) Hyper-V
3 1 (0.79%) Virtual Machines
3 1 (0.79%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 2 (1.59%) Computer Emergency Response Teams
2 1 (0.79%) McAfee ePO
2 1 (0.79%) Microsoft Intune
2 1 (0.79%) Norton AntiVirus
Vendors
1 20 (15.87%) Microsoft
2 6 (4.76%) ArcSight
2 6 (4.76%) CheckPoint
2 6 (4.76%) Fortinet
2 6 (4.76%) LogRhythm
2 6 (4.76%) Palo Alto
2 6 (4.76%) SolarWinds
3 5 (3.97%) Cisco
3 5 (3.97%) Oracle
4 4 (3.17%) Salesforce.com
4 4 (3.17%) Splunk
5 3 (2.38%) Adobe
5 3 (2.38%) AlienVault
5 3 (2.38%) CyberArk
6 2 (1.59%) Barracuda Networks
6 2 (1.59%) Casewise
6 2 (1.59%) F5
6 2 (1.59%) Tableau
7 1 (0.79%) Alteryx
7 1 (0.79%) Veeam