Period
to 21 November 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 21 November 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Academic Degree
6 months to
21 Nov 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 41 30 23
Rank change year-on-year -11 -7 -3
Permanent jobs citing Degree 220 347 466
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Leeds 5.62% 6.96% 8.63%
As % of the Qualifications category 33.95% 34.91% 36.81%
Number of salaries quoted 175 263 410
Leeds median annual salary £43,500 £42,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +2.35% -5.56% +5.88%
10th Percentile £22,850 £22,800 £22,950
90th Percentile £64,500 £61,850 £70,000
West Yorkshire median annual salary £42,500 £40,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year +6.25% -5.88% +6.25%

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 648 994 1,266
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Leeds 16.54% 19.93% 23.45%
Number of salaries quoted 504 789 1,097
Leeds median annual salary £40,000 £42,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -5.88% +6.25% -2.87%
10th Percentile £23,000 £23,700 £26,000
90th Percentile £63,750 £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 21 November 2018.

Salary histogram for Degree in Leeds

For the 6 months to 21 November 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 69 (31.36%) SQL
2 67 (30.45%) Finance
3 59 (26.82%) Agile Software Development
4 53 (24.09%) Problem-Solving
5 52 (23.64%) C#
6 51 (23.18%) Computer Science
7 50 (22.73%) .NET
8 47 (21.36%) JavaScript
9 44 (20.00%) Analytical Skills
10 42 (19.09%) Mentoring
11 41 (18.64%) HTML
12 39 (17.73%) Microsoft
13 38 (17.27%) Java
13 38 (17.27%) CSS
13 38 (17.27%) Analytics
14 33 (15.00%) Firewall
15 31 (14.09%) SQL Server
16 30 (13.64%) Computer Science Degree
17 28 (12.73%) SDLC
17 28 (12.73%) Mathematics
17 28 (12.73%) Microsoft Azure
18 26 (11.82%) Test Automation
18 26 (11.82%) User Experience
19 25 (11.36%) Management Information System
19 25 (11.36%) Scrum
19 25 (11.36%) Coaching
19 25 (11.36%) Cybersecurity
20 23 (10.45%) Information Security
20 23 (10.45%) Software Testing
20 23 (10.45%) 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 17 (7.73%) SAS
2 14 (6.36%) SharePoint
3 12 (5.45%) IIS
4 8 (3.64%) CMS
5 4 (1.82%) Apache
5 4 (1.82%) Elasticsearch
5 4 (1.82%) WordPress
6 2 (0.91%) Oracle SOA Suite
7 1 (0.45%) Kentico
7 1 (0.45%) Marvel
Applications
1 13 (5.91%) Microsoft Excel
1 13 (5.91%) Microsoft Office
2 6 (2.73%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 2 (0.91%) EViews
3 2 (0.91%) SPSS
4 1 (0.45%) InVision
4 1 (0.45%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 4 (1.82%) Magento
2 1 (0.45%) Dynamics AX
2 1 (0.45%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 28 (12.73%) Microsoft Azure
2 14 (6.36%) IaaS
2 14 (6.36%) PaaS
2 14 (6.36%) SaaS
3 8 (3.64%) Amazon AWS
4 4 (1.82%) Office 365
5 2 (0.91%) Akamai
5 2 (0.91%) Basecamp
5 2 (0.91%) Google Analytics
5 2 (0.91%) Google Tag Manager
6 1 (0.45%) Adobe Analytics
6 1 (0.45%) Amazon EC2
6 1 (0.45%) Amazon ELB
6 1 (0.45%) Amazon S3
6 1 (0.45%) Force.com
6 1 (0.45%) GitHub
6 1 (0.45%) NuGet
Communications & Networking
1 33 (15.00%) Firewall
2 15 (6.82%) Internet
3 14 (6.36%) Intrusion Detection
4 7 (3.18%) LAN
4 7 (3.18%) WAN
5 5 (2.27%) Cisco Firepower
5 5 (2.27%) Network Security
5 5 (2.27%) Remote Desktop
5 5 (2.27%) WLAN
6 4 (1.82%) BGP
6 4 (1.82%) EIGRP
6 4 (1.82%) OSPF
6 4 (1.82%) TCP/IP
7 2 (0.91%) MPLS
7 2 (0.91%) Symposium
7 2 (0.91%) VLAN
7 2 (0.91%) VPN
7 2 (0.91%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 31 (14.09%) SQL Server
2 15 (6.82%) Power BI
3 14 (6.36%) Relational Database
4 12 (5.45%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 12 (5.45%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 10 (4.55%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 9 (4.09%) QlikView
7 7 (3.18%) Base SAS
7 7 (3.18%) Big Data
7 7 (3.18%) SAS Enterprise Guide
7 7 (3.18%) SAS Enterprise Miner
8 5 (2.27%) Data Warehouse
9 4 (1.82%) Couchbase
9 4 (1.82%) NoSQL
10 2 (0.91%) BusinessObjects
10 2 (0.91%) DTS
10 2 (0.91%) MySQL
10 2 (0.91%) Oracle Database
10 2 (0.91%) ROLAP
10 2 (0.91%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 11 (5.00%) Selenium
2 8 (3.64%) Git (software)
3 7 (3.18%) Jasmine
3 7 (3.18%) JUnit
3 7 (3.18%) Protractor
3 7 (3.18%) SonarQube
3 7 (3.18%) TestNG
3 7 (3.18%) Visual Studio Team System
4 3 (1.36%) JIRA
4 3 (1.36%) SpecFlow
4 3 (1.36%) Team Foundation Server
5 2 (0.91%) Cucumber
5 2 (0.91%) FitNesse
5 2 (0.91%) Subversion
5 2 (0.91%) tSQLt
5 2 (0.91%) Visual Studio
5 2 (0.91%) WebDriver
6 1 (0.45%) Jenkins
6 1 (0.45%) NUnit
6 1 (0.45%) TeamCity
General
1 67 (30.45%) Finance
2 17 (7.73%) Retail
3 12 (5.45%) Marketing
4 7 (3.18%) Legal
5 6 (2.73%) Games
6 5 (2.27%) Law
7 4 (1.82%) Pharmaceutical
7 4 (1.82%) Retail Finance
8 3 (1.36%) Banking
8 3 (1.36%) Retail Banking
9 2 (0.91%) Telecoms
10 1 (0.45%) Back Office
10 1 (0.45%) Dutch Language
10 1 (0.45%) German Language
10 1 (0.45%) Local Government
10 1 (0.45%) Manufacturing
10 1 (0.45%) Military
10 1 (0.45%) Publishing
10 1 (0.45%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 61 (27.73%) Developer
2 45 (20.45%) Analyst
3 26 (11.82%) Consultant
4 18 (8.18%) Project Manager
5 16 (7.27%) .NET Developer
6 15 (6.82%) Senior Analyst
7 14 (6.36%) Software Developer
8 13 (5.91%) Senior Developer
9 12 (5.45%) Technical Consultant
10 11 (5.00%) Architect
10 11 (5.00%) Java Developer
11 9 (4.09%) Automation Tester
11 9 (4.09%) Graduate
11 9 (4.09%) Infrastructure Manager
11 9 (4.09%) Infrastructure Project Manager
11 9 (4.09%) Tester
12 8 (3.64%) .NET Software Developer
12 8 (3.64%) Implementation Consultant
12 8 (3.64%) Junior
12 8 (3.64%) Security Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 50 (22.73%) .NET
2 41 (18.64%) HTML
3 38 (17.27%) CSS
4 13 (5.91%) AngularJS
4 13 (5.91%) Web Services
5 12 (5.45%) Middleware
6 11 (5.00%) jQuery
7 7 (3.18%) XML
8 6 (2.73%) ASP.NET
9 4 (1.82%) .NET Framework
9 4 (1.82%) HTML5
9 4 (1.82%) Spring
9 4 (1.82%) Twitter Bootstrap
10 3 (1.36%) ASP.NET MVC
10 3 (1.36%) CSS3
10 3 (1.36%) JSON
10 3 (1.36%) React
10 3 (1.36%) WSDL
11 2 (0.91%) Node.js
11 2 (0.91%) Sass
Miscellaneous
1 51 (23.18%) Computer Science
2 44 (20.00%) Analytical Skills
3 26 (11.82%) User Experience
4 25 (11.36%) Management Information System
5 17 (7.73%) Client/Server
6 13 (5.91%) Driving Licence
7 6 (2.73%) Self-Motivation
8 5 (2.27%) Credit Risk
8 5 (2.27%) Social Media
9 3 (1.36%) Mobile App
10 2 (0.91%) Biotechnology
10 2 (0.91%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
10 2 (0.91%) Enterprise Software
10 2 (0.91%) Graphic Design
10 2 (0.91%) NHS
10 2 (0.91%) Virtual Team
11 1 (0.45%) Blog
11 1 (0.45%) Hedge funds
11 1 (0.45%) PMI
11 1 (0.45%) Tandem
Operating Systems
1 23 (10.45%) Windows
2 12 (5.45%) Windows Server
3 10 (4.55%) Linux
4 5 (2.27%) Unix
4 5 (2.27%) Windows 7
5 1 (0.45%) Android
5 1 (0.45%) Apple iOS
5 1 (0.45%) Ubuntu
5 1 (0.45%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 59 (26.82%) Agile Software Development
2 53 (24.09%) Problem-Solving
3 42 (19.09%) Mentoring
4 38 (17.27%) Analytics
5 28 (12.73%) Mathematics
5 28 (12.73%) SDLC
6 26 (11.82%) Test Automation
7 25 (11.36%) Coaching
7 25 (11.36%) Cybersecurity
7 25 (11.36%) Scrum
8 23 (10.45%) Information Security
8 23 (10.45%) Software Testing
9 20 (9.09%) Project Management
10 19 (8.64%) DevOps
11 18 (8.18%) Continuous Improvement
11 18 (8.18%) Identity Access Management
12 16 (7.27%) Business Intelligence
12 16 (7.27%) CRM
13 15 (6.82%) TDD
14 14 (6.36%) Data Analysis
Programming Languages
1 69 (31.36%) SQL
2 52 (23.64%) C#
3 47 (21.36%) JavaScript
4 38 (17.27%) Java
5 17 (7.73%) C
6 16 (7.27%) PHP
7 14 (6.36%) T-SQL
7 14 (6.36%) VB.NET
8 12 (5.45%) VB
8 12 (5.45%) VBA
9 10 (4.55%) VB6
10 9 (4.09%) C++
10 9 (4.09%) Python
11 8 (3.64%) R
12 6 (2.73%) MATLAB
13 2 (0.91%) PL/SQL
14 1 (0.45%) Apex Code
14 1 (0.45%) Assembly Language
14 1 (0.45%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 30 (13.64%) Computer Science Degree
2 13 (5.91%) Microsoft Certification
3 12 (5.45%) CISSP
3 12 (5.45%) Security Cleared
4 11 (5.00%) MCSA
5 5 (2.27%) ISEB
5 5 (2.27%) ISTQB
6 4 (1.82%) CCNA
6 4 (1.82%) CCNP
6 4 (1.82%) CISA
6 4 (1.82%) Cisco Certification
6 4 (1.82%) CISM
6 4 (1.82%) MCSE
7 3 (1.36%) CompTIA Security+
8 2 (0.91%) CCIE
8 2 (0.91%) CISMP
8 2 (0.91%) Master's Degree
8 2 (0.91%) MBA
8 2 (0.91%) Network+ Certification
8 2 (0.91%) Numerate Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 16 (7.27%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 15 (6.82%) QA
3 7 (3.18%) GDPR
4 2 (0.91%) SLA
5 1 (0.45%) Cyber Essentials
5 1 (0.45%) Data Quality
5 1 (0.45%) PCI DSS
5 1 (0.45%) PMO
System Software
1 7 (3.18%) Active Directory
2 1 (0.45%) Docker
2 1 (0.45%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 2 (0.91%) Computer Emergency Response Teams
1 2 (0.91%) McAfee ePO
1 2 (0.91%) Nessus
2 1 (0.45%) Ansible
2 1 (0.45%) Microsoft Intune
2 1 (0.45%) Terraform
Vendors
1 39 (17.73%) Microsoft
2 14 (6.36%) Oracle
3 11 (5.00%) Tableau
4 10 (4.55%) Google
4 10 (4.55%) Salesforce.com
5 7 (3.18%) ArcSight
5 7 (3.18%) CheckPoint
5 7 (3.18%) Cisco
5 7 (3.18%) Cognos
5 7 (3.18%) Fortinet
5 7 (3.18%) Informatica
5 7 (3.18%) LogRhythm
5 7 (3.18%) MuleSoft
5 7 (3.18%) Palo Alto
5 7 (3.18%) SolarWinds
5 7 (3.18%) Splunk
6 6 (2.73%) Twitter
7 5 (2.27%) AlienVault
8 4 (1.82%) Adobe
8 4 (1.82%) Barracuda Networks