Period
to 18 September 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 18 September 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Academic Degree
6 months to
18 Sep 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 38 27 26
Rank change year-on-year -11 -1 -3
Permanent jobs citing Degree 245 371 464
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Leeds 5.85% 7.50% 8.41%
As % of the Qualifications category 37.52% 36.95% 36.51%
Number of salaries quoted 197 278 405
Leeds median annual salary £45,000 £40,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +12.50% -11.11% +5.26%
10th Percentile £22,000 £22,500 £22,500
90th Percentile £67,500 £60,000 £70,750
West Yorkshire median annual salary £45,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +12.50% - -

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 653 1,004 1,271
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Leeds 15.59% 20.30% 23.03%
Number of salaries quoted 523 778 1,069
Leeds median annual salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +6.25% -5.88%
10th Percentile £22,000 £23,750 £24,750
90th Percentile £67,500 £61,250 £62,500
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 18 September 2018.

Salary histogram for Degree in Leeds

For the 6 months to 18 September 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 84 (34.29%) Finance
2 67 (27.35%) SQL
2 67 (27.35%) .NET
3 65 (26.53%) Agile Software Development
4 60 (24.49%) Computer Science
5 58 (23.67%) JavaScript
5 58 (23.67%) Problem-Solving
6 55 (22.45%) HTML
7 54 (22.04%) Java
8 53 (21.63%) Analytical Skills
9 52 (21.22%) C#
10 51 (20.82%) CSS
11 46 (18.78%) SDLC
12 41 (16.73%) Analytics
13 40 (16.33%) Mentoring
13 40 (16.33%) Firewall
14 39 (15.92%) Computer Science Degree
15 37 (15.10%) Microsoft
16 36 (14.69%) Microsoft Azure
17 34 (13.88%) Test Automation
17 34 (13.88%) Scrum
18 32 (13.06%) Mathematics
18 32 (13.06%) Cybersecurity
19 29 (11.84%) Information Security
20 28 (11.43%) TDD
21 27 (11.02%) Coaching
22 26 (10.61%) User Experience
22 26 (10.61%) SQL Server
23 25 (10.20%) Microsoft Excel
23 25 (10.20%) Identity Access Management

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 20 (8.16%) SAS
2 13 (5.31%) CMS
3 11 (4.49%) SharePoint
4 10 (4.08%) IIS
5 4 (1.63%) Apache
5 4 (1.63%) WordPress
6 2 (0.82%) Drupal
6 2 (0.82%) Oracle SOA Suite
7 1 (0.41%) Apache Spark
7 1 (0.41%) Confluence
7 1 (0.41%) Marvel
Applications
1 25 (10.20%) Microsoft Excel
2 20 (8.16%) Microsoft Office
3 9 (3.67%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 3 (1.22%) SPSS
5 2 (0.82%) EViews
5 2 (0.82%) MS Visio
6 1 (0.41%) InVision
6 1 (0.41%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 4 (1.63%) Magento
2 1 (0.41%) Visualfiles
Cloud Services
1 36 (14.69%) Microsoft Azure
2 22 (8.98%) IaaS
2 22 (8.98%) PaaS
2 22 (8.98%) SaaS
3 8 (3.27%) Amazon AWS
4 3 (1.22%) Office 365
5 2 (0.82%) Basecamp
5 2 (0.82%) Google Analytics
5 2 (0.82%) Google Tag Manager
Communications & Networking
1 40 (16.33%) Firewall
2 24 (9.80%) Intrusion Detection
3 13 (5.31%) Internet
4 6 (2.45%) Symposium
4 6 (2.45%) TCP/IP
5 4 (1.63%) Cisco Firepower
5 4 (1.63%) LAN
5 4 (1.63%) Network Security
5 4 (1.63%) VLAN
5 4 (1.63%) VPN
5 4 (1.63%) WAN
5 4 (1.63%) Wireless
6 3 (1.22%) Remote Desktop
7 2 (0.82%) BGP
7 2 (0.82%) Cisco ASA
7 2 (0.82%) DNS
7 2 (0.82%) HTTPS
7 2 (0.82%) IPsec
7 2 (0.82%) MPLS
7 2 (0.82%) VPLS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 26 (10.61%) SQL Server
2 15 (6.12%) Power BI
3 13 (5.31%) Big Data
3 13 (5.31%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 12 (4.90%) Relational Database
4 12 (4.90%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 11 (4.49%) Base SAS
6 10 (4.08%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 9 (3.67%) QlikView
8 7 (2.86%) SAS Enterprise Guide
8 7 (2.86%) SAS Enterprise Miner
9 5 (2.04%) MS Access
10 3 (1.22%) MySQL
11 2 (0.82%) BusinessObjects
11 2 (0.82%) Data Warehouse
11 2 (0.82%) DTS
11 2 (0.82%) ROLAP
11 2 (0.82%) SQL Server 2012
11 2 (0.82%) SQL Server 2014
11 2 (0.82%) SQL Server 2016
Development Applications
1 14 (5.71%) Git (software)
1 14 (5.71%) Jasmine
1 14 (5.71%) Protractor
1 14 (5.71%) Selenium
2 9 (3.67%) JUnit
2 9 (3.67%) TestNG
3 7 (2.86%) SonarQube
3 7 (2.86%) Visual Studio Team System
4 5 (2.04%) Mocha
4 5 (2.04%) Subversion
4 5 (2.04%) Team Foundation Server
5 4 (1.63%) Cucumber
5 4 (1.63%) WebDriver
6 3 (1.22%) FitNesse
6 3 (1.22%) SpecFlow
6 3 (1.22%) tSQLt
7 2 (0.82%) Axure RP
8 1 (0.41%) Balsamiq Mockups
8 1 (0.41%) JIRA
General
1 84 (34.29%) Finance
2 20 (8.16%) Retail
3 14 (5.71%) Marketing
4 8 (3.27%) Pharmaceutical
5 6 (2.45%) Law
5 6 (2.45%) Legal
6 5 (2.04%) Local Government
7 4 (1.63%) Banking
8 3 (1.22%) Retail Banking
9 2 (0.82%) Games
10 1 (0.41%) Back Office
10 1 (0.41%) French Language
10 1 (0.41%) German Language
10 1 (0.41%) Italian Language
10 1 (0.41%) Manufacturing
10 1 (0.41%) Military
10 1 (0.41%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 75 (30.61%) Developer
2 51 (20.82%) Analyst
3 31 (12.65%) Consultant
4 25 (10.20%) Graduate
5 22 (8.98%) .NET Developer
6 19 (7.76%) Software Developer
7 16 (6.53%) Graduate Developer
7 16 (6.53%) Senior Analyst
8 14 (5.71%) Automation Tester
8 14 (5.71%) Java Developer
8 14 (5.71%) Tester
9 12 (4.90%) Architect
9 12 (4.90%) Project Manager
10 11 (4.49%) Security Analyst
11 10 (4.08%) Cybersecurity Consultant
11 10 (4.08%) Security Consultant
11 10 (4.08%) Technical Consultant
12 9 (3.67%) Cybersecurity Analyst
12 9 (3.67%) Java Automation Tester
12 9 (3.67%) Selenium Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 67 (27.35%) .NET
2 55 (22.45%) HTML
3 51 (20.82%) CSS
4 21 (8.57%) Web Services
5 18 (7.35%) jQuery
6 14 (5.71%) AngularJS
7 13 (5.31%) HTML5
8 12 (4.90%) XML
9 11 (4.49%) Middleware
10 10 (4.08%) ASP.NET
11 9 (3.67%) Spring
11 9 (3.67%) WSDL
12 8 (3.27%) CSS3
12 8 (3.27%) RESTful
13 6 (2.45%) React
13 6 (2.45%) Struts
14 5 (2.04%) Node.js
14 5 (2.04%) REST
15 3 (1.22%) .NET Framework
15 3 (1.22%) XSD
Miscellaneous
1 60 (24.49%) Computer Science
2 53 (21.63%) Analytical Skills
3 26 (10.61%) User Experience
4 18 (7.35%) Management Information System
5 15 (6.12%) Driving Licence
6 13 (5.31%) Client/Server
7 6 (2.45%) Biotechnology
7 6 (2.45%) Mobile App
7 6 (2.45%) Self-Motivation
8 5 (2.04%) Credit Risk
9 3 (1.22%) Algorithms
10 2 (0.82%) NHS
10 2 (0.82%) Virtual Team
11 1 (0.41%) Graphic Design
11 1 (0.41%) Hedge funds
11 1 (0.41%) N-Tier
11 1 (0.41%) PMI
11 1 (0.41%) Social Media
11 1 (0.41%) Tandem
Operating Systems
1 17 (6.94%) Windows
2 10 (4.08%) Linux
2 10 (4.08%) Windows Server
3 3 (1.22%) Unix
3 3 (1.22%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 65 (26.53%) Agile Software Development
2 58 (23.67%) Problem-Solving
3 46 (18.78%) SDLC
4 41 (16.73%) Analytics
5 40 (16.33%) Mentoring
6 34 (13.88%) Scrum
6 34 (13.88%) Test Automation
7 32 (13.06%) Cybersecurity
7 32 (13.06%) Mathematics
8 29 (11.84%) Information Security
9 28 (11.43%) TDD
10 27 (11.02%) Coaching
11 25 (10.20%) Identity Access Management
12 22 (8.98%) DevOps
13 20 (8.16%) Data Analysis
13 20 (8.16%) OO
14 19 (7.76%) Continuous Improvement
14 19 (7.76%) Risk Management
14 19 (7.76%) Software Testing
14 19 (7.76%) Statistics
Programming Languages
1 67 (27.35%) SQL
2 58 (23.67%) JavaScript
3 54 (22.04%) Java
4 52 (21.22%) C#
5 21 (8.57%) PHP
6 19 (7.76%) C
7 17 (6.94%) VBA
8 16 (6.53%) VB.NET
9 14 (5.71%) T-SQL
10 13 (5.31%) VB
11 12 (4.90%) R
12 11 (4.49%) VB6
13 8 (3.27%) MATLAB
14 7 (2.86%) Python
15 4 (1.63%) C++
16 2 (0.82%) PL/SQL
17 1 (0.41%) Assembly Language
Qualifications
1 39 (15.92%) Computer Science Degree
2 17 (6.94%) CISSP
3 10 (4.08%) Microsoft Certification
3 10 (4.08%) Security Cleared
4 9 (3.67%) MCSA
5 7 (2.86%) ISEB
6 6 (2.45%) Cisco Certification
6 6 (2.45%) ISTQB
7 5 (2.04%) Numerate Degree
8 4 (1.63%) CCNA
8 4 (1.63%) CCNP
8 4 (1.63%) CISA
8 4 (1.63%) CISM
8 4 (1.63%) MCSE
8 4 (1.63%) Network+ Certification
9 3 (1.22%) CompTIA Security+
10 2 (0.82%) CCIE
10 2 (0.82%) CISMP
10 2 (0.82%) Master's Degree
10 2 (0.82%) MCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 23 (9.39%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 9 (3.67%) QA
3 7 (2.86%) GDPR
4 3 (1.22%) Cyber Essentials
5 2 (0.82%) PMO
6 1 (0.41%) Data Quality
6 1 (0.41%) PCI DSS
6 1 (0.41%) SLA
System Software
1 4 (1.63%) Active Directory
2 2 (0.82%) Hyper-V
2 2 (0.82%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (0.41%) Docker
Systems Management
1 4 (1.63%) Grafana
2 3 (1.22%) McAfee ePO
2 3 (1.22%) Nessus
3 1 (0.41%) Ansible
3 1 (0.41%) SmoothWall
3 1 (0.41%) Terraform
Vendors
1 37 (15.10%) Microsoft
2 17 (6.94%) Google
3 13 (5.31%) Oracle
3 13 (5.31%) Twitter
4 12 (4.90%) Salesforce.com
5 11 (4.49%) Tableau
6 7 (2.86%) Cognos
6 7 (2.86%) Informatica
6 7 (2.86%) MuleSoft
7 6 (2.45%) Cisco
7 6 (2.45%) Xerox
8 5 (2.04%) Splunk
9 4 (1.63%) Adobe
9 4 (1.63%) VMware
10 3 (1.22%) McAfee
11 2 (0.82%) Capita
11 2 (0.82%) Fortinet
11 2 (0.82%) Symantec
11 2 (0.82%) WatchGuard
11 2 (0.82%) Zend