Period
to 19 November 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 19 November 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Academic Degree
6 months to
19 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 29 23 20
Rank change year-on-year -6 -3 +10
Permanent jobs citing Degree 343 463 647
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Leeds 7.02% 8.59% 9.32%
As % of the Qualifications category 35.47% 36.72% 38.93%
Number of salaries quoted 259 409 521
Leeds median annual salary £42,500 £45,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -5.56% +5.88% +13.33%
10th Percentile £22,750 £22,900 £21,500
90th Percentile £62,100 £70,000 £62,500
West Yorkshire median annual salary £40,000 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year -5.88% +6.25% +11.64%

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 967 1261 1662
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Leeds 19.78% 23.41% 23.93%
Number of salaries quoted 768 1095 1261
Leeds median annual salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.25% -1.23% +1.25%
10th Percentile £23,000 £25,850 £25,000
90th Percentile £61,475 £62,500 £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 19 November 2017.

Salary histogram for Degree in Leeds

For the 6 months to 19 November 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.

1 134 (39.07%) SQL
2 110 (32.07%) Agile Software Development
3 91 (26.53%) Analytical Skills
4 88 (25.66%) SQL Server
5 72 (20.99%) Finance
6 70 (20.41%) Microsoft
7 69 (20.12%) Computer Science
8 67 (19.53%) .NET
9 64 (18.66%) C#
10 59 (17.20%) Mentoring
11 51 (14.87%) Business Intelligence
12 49 (14.29%) Java
13 47 (13.70%) NHS
13 47 (13.70%) Computer Science Degree
14 46 (13.41%) Git (software)
14 46 (13.41%) Software Engineering
15 44 (12.83%) Test Automation
16 43 (12.54%) OO
17 40 (11.66%) Software Testing
18 39 (11.37%) HTML
18 39 (11.37%) Management Information System
19 38 (11.08%) Analytics
20 34 (9.91%) SDLC
20 34 (9.91%) Windows
20 34 (9.91%) Subversion
21 33 (9.62%) Mathematics
22 32 (9.33%) Marketing
23 30 (8.75%) Python
23 30 (8.75%) CSS
23 30 (8.75%) Project 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 12 (3.50%) SAS
2 7 (2.04%) IIS
3 5 (1.46%) CMS
4 4 (1.17%) OpenStack
4 4 (1.17%) SharePoint
5 3 (0.87%) Confluence
5 3 (0.87%) MS Exchange
6 2 (0.58%) Exchange Server 2010
6 2 (0.58%) Jetty
6 2 (0.58%) Tomcat
7 1 (0.29%) Apache
7 1 (0.29%) nginx
7 1 (0.29%) Oracle SOA Suite
7 1 (0.29%) WordPress
Applications
1 18 (5.25%) Microsoft Excel
2 10 (2.92%) Microsoft Office
3 6 (1.75%) SPSS
4 4 (1.17%) InVision
5 3 (0.87%) Photoshop
6 2 (0.58%) Adobe Creative Suite
7 1 (0.29%) Microsoft Project
7 1 (0.29%) MS Visio
7 1 (0.29%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 1 (0.29%) Sage 200
Cloud Services
1 9 (2.62%) Google Analytics
2 8 (2.33%) Google Tag Manager
3 7 (2.04%) Microsoft Azure
4 5 (1.46%) SaaS
5 4 (1.17%) Amazon AWS
6 3 (0.87%) Cloud Computing
6 3 (0.87%) Slack
7 2 (0.58%) IaaS
8 1 (0.29%) CallidusCloud
8 1 (0.29%) Google Cloud Platform
Communications & Networking
1 19 (5.54%) Firewall
2 8 (2.33%) Internet
3 6 (1.75%) Cisco ASA
4 5 (1.46%) Intrusion Detection
4 5 (1.46%) SAN
5 4 (1.17%) HTTP
6 3 (0.87%) BIG-IP
6 3 (0.87%) Cisco ISE
6 3 (0.87%) DHCP
6 3 (0.87%) DNS
6 3 (0.87%) NX-OS
7 2 (0.58%) DMZ
7 2 (0.58%) LAN
7 2 (0.58%) RFID
7 2 (0.58%) SMS
7 2 (0.58%) SMTP
7 2 (0.58%) TCP/IP
7 2 (0.58%) VoIP
7 2 (0.58%) WAN
7 2 (0.58%) WLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 88 (25.66%) SQL Server
2 24 (7.00%) NoSQL
2 24 (7.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 14 (4.08%) Data Warehouse
4 11 (3.21%) MS Access
5 10 (2.92%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 9 (2.62%) Data Mining
6 9 (2.62%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 7 (2.04%) MySQL
7 7 (2.04%) Oracle Database
7 7 (2.04%) Relational Database
8 6 (1.75%) Big Data
9 5 (1.46%) Oracle Database 10g
9 5 (1.46%) Oracle Database 11g
9 5 (1.46%) PostgreSQL
10 4 (1.17%) Event Store
10 4 (1.17%) OLAP
11 3 (0.87%) QlikView
11 3 (0.87%) SQL Server 2008
12 2 (0.58%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 46 (13.41%) Git (software)
2 34 (9.91%) Subversion
3 25 (7.29%) Mercurial
4 21 (6.12%) Team Foundation Server
5 20 (5.83%) SpecFlow
6 16 (4.66%) Visual Studio
7 14 (4.08%) JIRA
8 10 (2.92%) Selenium
9 9 (2.62%) WebDriver
10 8 (2.33%) FitNesse
11 7 (2.04%) tSQLt
12 6 (1.75%) Jenkins
13 5 (1.46%) Octopus Deploy
13 5 (1.46%) Oracle APEX
13 5 (1.46%) Oracle Forms
14 4 (1.17%) Bugzilla
14 4 (1.17%) FogBugz
14 4 (1.17%) NUnit
14 4 (1.17%) TeamCity
15 3 (0.87%) Axure RP
General
1 72 (20.99%) Finance
2 32 (9.33%) Marketing
3 9 (2.62%) Banking
3 9 (2.62%) Pharmaceutical
3 9 (2.62%) Retail
4 8 (2.33%) Legal
5 5 (1.46%) Telecoms
6 4 (1.17%) Back Office
6 4 (1.17%) Financial Institution
6 4 (1.17%) Multimedia
7 3 (0.87%) Games
7 3 (0.87%) Law
7 3 (0.87%) Manufacturing
8 1 (0.29%) Advertising
8 1 (0.29%) Billing
8 1 (0.29%) Electronics
8 1 (0.29%) French Language
8 1 (0.29%) German Language
8 1 (0.29%) Italian Language
8 1 (0.29%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 73 (21.28%) Developer
2 66 (19.24%) Analyst
3 54 (15.74%) Consultant
4 53 (15.45%) Graduate
5 38 (11.08%) Graduate Consultant
6 29 (8.45%) IT Graduate
7 28 (8.16%) Graduate IT Consultant
7 28 (8.16%) IT Consultant
7 28 (8.16%) Java Engineer
8 27 (7.87%) Software Engineer
9 24 (7.00%) Senior Software Engineer
10 23 (6.71%) Java Software Engineer
10 23 (6.71%) Senior Java Engineer
10 23 (6.71%) Senior Java Software Engineer
11 18 (5.25%) Senior Developer
12 15 (4.37%) C# Developer
12 15 (4.37%) Software Developer
13 13 (3.79%) Data Analyst
13 13 (3.79%) Junior
14 12 (3.50%) Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 67 (19.53%) .NET
2 39 (11.37%) HTML
3 30 (8.75%) CSS
4 28 (8.16%) XML
5 26 (7.58%) Web Services
6 21 (6.12%) jQuery
7 20 (5.83%) AngularJS
8 18 (5.25%) ASP.NET
8 18 (5.25%) WCF
9 14 (4.08%) .NET Framework
9 14 (4.08%) SOAP
10 10 (2.92%) ASP.NET MVC
10 10 (2.92%) REST
10 10 (2.92%) Spring
10 10 (2.92%) Twitter Bootstrap
10 10 (2.92%) WPF
11 9 (2.62%) XSD
12 8 (2.33%) WSDL
13 7 (2.04%) JSP
13 7 (2.04%) XHTML
Miscellaneous
1 91 (26.53%) Analytical Skills
2 69 (20.12%) Computer Science
3 47 (13.70%) NHS
4 39 (11.37%) Management Information System
5 30 (8.75%) Data Structures
6 29 (8.45%) Algorithms
7 23 (6.71%) User Experience
8 11 (3.21%) Enterprise Software
9 7 (2.04%) Data Centre
9 7 (2.04%) Digital Media
9 7 (2.04%) FMCG
10 6 (1.75%) Hedge funds
11 5 (1.46%) Social Media
12 4 (1.17%) Fintech
12 4 (1.17%) Hybrid Cloud
12 4 (1.17%) Public Cloud
13 3 (0.87%) Cybercrime
13 3 (0.87%) Tandem
13 3 (0.87%) Taxonomies
14 2 (0.58%) Private Cloud
Operating Systems
1 34 (9.91%) Windows
2 23 (6.71%) Linux
3 11 (3.21%) Unix
4 10 (2.92%) Windows Server
5 5 (1.46%) Windows Server 2008
6 4 (1.17%) Android
6 4 (1.17%) Windows Server 2003
7 3 (0.87%) Apple iOS
7 3 (0.87%) Windows Server 2012
8 2 (0.58%) Solaris
8 2 (0.58%) Windows 7
8 2 (0.58%) Windows Mobile
9 1 (0.29%) AIX
9 1 (0.29%) CentOS
9 1 (0.29%) Ubuntu
9 1 (0.29%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 110 (32.07%) Agile Software Development
2 59 (17.20%) Mentoring
3 51 (14.87%) Business Intelligence
4 46 (13.41%) Software Engineering
5 44 (12.83%) Test Automation
6 43 (12.54%) OO
7 40 (11.66%) Software Testing
8 38 (11.08%) Analytics
9 34 (9.91%) SDLC
10 33 (9.62%) Mathematics
11 30 (8.75%) Project Management
12 27 (7.87%) Continuous Integration
13 23 (6.71%) Information Security
14 22 (6.41%) IT Strategy
15 20 (5.83%) Continuous Improvement
16 16 (4.66%) Customer Requirements
16 16 (4.66%) Data Analysis
16 16 (4.66%) E-Commerce
17 15 (4.37%) Coaching
17 15 (4.37%) ITIL
Programming Languages
1 134 (39.07%) SQL
2 64 (18.66%) C#
3 49 (14.29%) Java
4 30 (8.75%) Python
5 28 (8.16%) JavaScript
6 15 (4.37%) PL/SQL
7 14 (4.08%) Ruby
7 14 (4.08%) T-SQL
8 11 (3.21%) VBA
9 7 (2.04%) PHP
10 6 (1.75%) Assembly Language
10 6 (1.75%) VB
11 5 (1.46%) C++
11 5 (1.46%) PowerShell
12 4 (1.17%) R
13 3 (0.87%) Bash Shell
13 3 (0.87%) COBOL
14 2 (0.58%) Bourne shell
14 2 (0.58%) XPath
15 1 (0.29%) VB6
Qualifications
1 47 (13.70%) Computer Science Degree
2 12 (3.50%) Master's Degree
2 12 (3.50%) Numerate Degree
3 11 (3.21%) CISSP
3 11 (3.21%) ISEB
3 11 (3.21%) ISTQB
4 10 (2.92%) CISM
5 9 (2.62%) CEH
5 9 (2.62%) CISA
6 8 (2.33%) CREST Certified
7 6 (1.75%) CISMP
7 6 (1.75%) OSCP
8 5 (1.46%) CCNA
8 5 (1.46%) Cisco Certification
8 5 (1.46%) SSCP
9 3 (0.87%) CCNP
9 3 (0.87%) Microsoft Certification
9 3 (0.87%) SANS
9 3 (0.87%) Security Cleared
10 2 (0.58%) CompTIA Security+
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (2.33%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 7 (2.04%) PCI DSS
2 7 (2.04%) QA
3 6 (1.75%) Data Quality
4 4 (1.17%) PMO
5 3 (0.87%) SLA
6 2 (0.58%) GDPR
6 2 (0.58%) HL7
6 2 (0.58%) ISO 9000
7 1 (0.29%) Cyber Essentials
7 1 (0.29%) ISO 9001
7 1 (0.29%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
System Software
1 7 (2.04%) Active Directory
2 6 (1.75%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (0.58%) Docker
3 2 (0.58%) vSphere
4 1 (0.29%) XenApp
4 1 (0.29%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 3 (0.87%) Ansible
1 3 (0.87%) Nagios
1 3 (0.87%) Opscode Chef
1 3 (0.87%) Puppet
1 3 (0.87%) SCCM
2 2 (0.58%) Kubernetes
2 2 (0.58%) Nessus
2 2 (0.58%) OpenNMS
2 2 (0.58%) Rancher
2 2 (0.58%) ZABBIX
3 1 (0.29%) HP Quality Center
3 1 (0.29%) John the Ripper
3 1 (0.29%) SCOM
3 1 (0.29%) SCVMM
Vendors
1 70 (20.41%) Microsoft
2 28 (8.16%) Virgin Media
3 23 (6.71%) Oracle
4 17 (4.96%) Google
5 15 (4.37%) Cisco
6 10 (2.92%) Tableau
7 8 (2.33%) VMware
8 7 (2.04%) Facebook
8 7 (2.04%) SAP
9 4 (1.17%) DoubleClick
9 4 (1.17%) F5
9 4 (1.17%) Splunk
10 3 (0.87%) CheckPoint
10 3 (0.87%) Citrix
10 3 (0.87%) Criteo
10 3 (0.87%) HP
10 3 (0.87%) Sourcefire
10 3 (0.87%) Twitter
11 2 (0.58%) Rackspace
11 2 (0.58%) Xamarin