Period
to 21 August 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 21 August 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Academic Degree
6 months to
21 Aug 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 23 24 23
Rank change year-on-year +1 -1 +8
Permanent jobs citing Degree 400 469 578
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Leeds 8.09% 8.14% 8.44%
As % of the Qualifications category 39.45% 36.24% 35.86%
Number of salaries quoted 298 414 463
Leeds median annual salary £40,000 £46,500 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -13.98% +9.41% +13.33%
10th Percentile £23,350 £23,325 £23,250
90th Percentile £60,000 £70,000 £68,000
West Yorkshire median annual salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

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 academic qualifications and professional certifications cited in permanent job vacancies advertised in Leeds.

Academic & Professional Certification
Leeds
Permanent job vacancies requiring academic qualifications or professional certifications 1014 1294 1612
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Leeds 20.51% 22.46% 23.54%
Number of salaries quoted 787 1080 1266
Leeds median annual salary £42,500 £40,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.25% -5.88% +10.39%
10th Percentile £24,700 £24,750 £26,250
90th Percentile £60,000 £62,500 £62,500
West Yorkshire median annual salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +6.25% - +5.79%

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 August 2017.

Salary histogram for Degree in Leeds

For the 6 months to 21 August 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.

1 161 (40.25%) SQL
2 136 (34.00%) Agile Software Development
3 108 (27.00%) Analytical Skills
4 99 (24.75%) SQL Server
5 92 (23.00%) Finance
6 83 (20.75%) Microsoft
7 76 (19.00%) Computer Science
8 75 (18.75%) C#
9 72 (18.00%) Java
10 71 (17.75%) .NET
11 62 (15.50%) Mentoring
12 54 (13.50%) Software Engineering
13 53 (13.25%) Mathematics
14 50 (12.50%) Business Intelligence
14 50 (12.50%) Project Management
15 49 (12.25%) JavaScript
16 48 (12.00%) Oracle
17 47 (11.75%) Windows
18 46 (11.50%) OO
19 45 (11.25%) NHS
20 44 (11.00%) Scrum
20 44 (11.00%) Computer Science Degree
21 43 (10.75%) Management Information System
21 43 (10.75%) Test Automation
22 42 (10.50%) HTML
23 40 (10.00%) CSS
23 40 (10.00%) Git (software)
23 40 (10.00%) Marketing
24 38 (9.50%) ITIL
25 37 (9.25%) NoSQL

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 (3.00%) SAS
2 11 (2.75%) Confluence
3 10 (2.50%) Elasticsearch
4 9 (2.25%) Apache Solr
4 9 (2.25%) Apache Spark
5 8 (2.00%) Apache
5 8 (2.00%) SharePoint
6 7 (1.75%) MS Exchange
7 6 (1.50%) Exchange Server 2010
7 6 (1.50%) IIS
8 4 (1.00%) OpenStack
9 3 (0.75%) Tomcat
10 2 (0.50%) GeoServer
10 2 (0.50%) Jetty
11 1 (0.25%) CMS
11 1 (0.25%) nginx
11 1 (0.25%) Oracle SOA Suite
11 1 (0.25%) WebSphere
Applications
1 23 (5.75%) Microsoft Excel
2 14 (3.50%) Microsoft Office
3 7 (1.75%) Adobe Creative Suite
3 7 (1.75%) SPSS
4 6 (1.50%) Microsoft PowerPoint
5 2 (0.50%) InVision
5 2 (0.50%) MS Visio
6 1 (0.25%) Microsoft Project
Cloud Services
1 13 (3.25%) Microsoft Azure
2 12 (3.00%) Amazon AWS
3 9 (2.25%) SaaS
4 7 (1.75%) Google Analytics
4 7 (1.75%) Google Tag Manager
5 6 (1.50%) Cloud Computing
6 3 (0.75%) Office 365
7 2 (0.50%) Amazon EC2
7 2 (0.50%) Amazon ELB
7 2 (0.50%) Amazon S3
7 2 (0.50%) AWS CloudFormation
7 2 (0.50%) AWS Lambda
7 2 (0.50%) IaaS
8 1 (0.25%) CallidusCloud
8 1 (0.25%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 22 (5.50%) Firewall
2 16 (4.00%) Internet
3 12 (3.00%) HTTP
4 7 (1.75%) TCP/IP
5 6 (1.50%) SAN
6 5 (1.25%) IP Telephony
7 4 (1.00%) Intrusion Detection
8 3 (0.75%) DHCP
8 3 (0.75%) DNS
9 2 (0.50%) DMZ
9 2 (0.50%) Network Security
9 2 (0.50%) SMTP
9 2 (0.50%) SNMP
9 2 (0.50%) VoIP
10 1 (0.25%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
10 1 (0.25%) NetScaler
10 1 (0.25%) SMS
10 1 (0.25%) VPN
10 1 (0.25%) Wireless
10 1 (0.25%) Wireless Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 99 (24.75%) SQL Server
2 37 (9.25%) NoSQL
3 35 (8.75%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 28 (7.00%) Data Warehouse
5 26 (6.50%) MS Access
6 21 (5.25%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 18 (4.50%) MySQL
8 16 (4.00%) Oracle Database
9 14 (3.50%) MongoDB
10 11 (2.75%) Apache Cassandra
10 11 (2.75%) Big Data
11 10 (2.50%) Hadoop
11 10 (2.50%) Oracle Database 10g
11 10 (2.50%) Oracle Database 11g
12 9 (2.25%) Couchbase
12 9 (2.25%) Redis
12 9 (2.25%) Relational Database
12 9 (2.25%) Riak
12 9 (2.25%) SQL Server Analysis Services
13 8 (2.00%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 40 (10.00%) Git (software)
2 32 (8.00%) Subversion
3 25 (6.25%) Mercurial
4 16 (4.00%) Visual Studio
5 15 (3.75%) JIRA
6 14 (3.50%) Team Foundation Server
7 13 (3.25%) SpecFlow
8 11 (2.75%) Oracle APEX
9 10 (2.50%) Selenium
10 9 (2.25%) Jenkins
11 8 (2.00%) FitNesse
12 7 (1.75%) tSQLt
12 7 (1.75%) WebDriver
13 5 (1.25%) Gatling
13 5 (1.25%) JMeter
13 5 (1.25%) LoadRunner
13 5 (1.25%) NetBeans
13 5 (1.25%) Octopus Deploy
13 5 (1.25%) TeamCity
14 4 (1.00%) Bugzilla
General
1 92 (23.00%) Finance
2 40 (10.00%) Marketing
3 20 (5.00%) Retail
4 9 (2.25%) Legal
5 7 (1.75%) Banking
5 7 (1.75%) Manufacturing
6 6 (1.50%) Back Office
7 5 (1.25%) Telecoms
8 4 (1.00%) Financial Institution
8 4 (1.00%) Games
9 3 (0.75%) Law
10 2 (0.50%) Pharmaceutical
11 1 (0.25%) Advertising
11 1 (0.25%) Billing
11 1 (0.25%) French Language
11 1 (0.25%) German Language
11 1 (0.25%) Italian Language
11 1 (0.25%) Multimedia
11 1 (0.25%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 90 (22.50%) Analyst
2 87 (21.75%) Developer
3 43 (10.75%) Graduate
4 37 (9.25%) Consultant
5 31 (7.75%) Software Engineer
6 28 (7.00%) Java Engineer
7 27 (6.75%) SQL Analyst
8 26 (6.50%) Graduate Consultant
8 26 (6.50%) Senior Software Engineer
9 25 (6.25%) C# Developer
9 25 (6.25%) Java Software Engineer
9 25 (6.25%) Senior Java Engineer
9 25 (6.25%) Senior Java Software Engineer
10 23 (5.75%) .NET Developer
10 23 (5.75%) Data Analyst
11 20 (5.00%) C# .NET Developer
11 20 (5.00%) Software Developer
12 19 (4.75%) IT Graduate
13 18 (4.50%) C# ASP.NET Developer
13 18 (4.50%) C# Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 71 (17.75%) .NET
2 42 (10.50%) HTML
3 40 (10.00%) CSS
4 36 (9.00%) Web Services
5 29 (7.25%) XML
6 26 (6.50%) ASP.NET
7 22 (5.50%) .NET Framework
7 22 (5.50%) jQuery
8 18 (4.50%) AngularJS
8 18 (4.50%) SOAP
8 18 (4.50%) WCF
9 15 (3.75%) ASP.NET Web API
10 14 (3.50%) ASP.NET MVC
10 14 (3.50%) HTML5
10 14 (3.50%) RESTful
11 13 (3.25%) Twitter Bootstrap
12 11 (2.75%) WinForms
12 11 (2.75%) XSD
13 10 (2.50%) Node.js
14 9 (2.25%) Entity Framework
Miscellaneous
1 108 (27.00%) Analytical Skills
2 76 (19.00%) Computer Science
3 45 (11.25%) NHS
4 43 (10.75%) Management Information System
5 30 (7.50%) Data Structures
6 26 (6.50%) Algorithms
7 16 (4.00%) FMCG
8 14 (3.50%) Data Centre
8 14 (3.50%) User Experience
9 9 (2.25%) Greenfield Project
10 7 (1.75%) Digital Media
10 7 (1.75%) Social Media
11 6 (1.50%) Enterprise Software
12 5 (1.25%) Fintech
12 5 (1.25%) iPad
12 5 (1.25%) iPhone
13 4 (1.00%) Mobile App
14 3 (0.75%) Cybercrime
14 3 (0.75%) Driving Licence
14 3 (0.75%) Hybrid Cloud
Operating Systems
1 47 (11.75%) Windows
2 30 (7.50%) Linux
3 17 (4.25%) Windows Server
4 10 (2.50%) Windows Server 2003
5 9 (2.25%) Windows Server 2008
6 6 (1.50%) Windows 7
7 5 (1.25%) Mac OS
8 4 (1.00%) Android
8 4 (1.00%) Solaris
8 4 (1.00%) Unix
9 3 (0.75%) AIX
9 3 (0.75%) Windows Server 2012
10 1 (0.25%) Apple iOS
10 1 (0.25%) CentOS
10 1 (0.25%) Ubuntu
10 1 (0.25%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 136 (34.00%) Agile Software Development
2 62 (15.50%) Mentoring
3 54 (13.50%) Software Engineering
4 53 (13.25%) Mathematics
5 50 (12.50%) Business Intelligence
5 50 (12.50%) Project Management
6 46 (11.50%) OO
7 44 (11.00%) Scrum
8 43 (10.75%) Test Automation
9 38 (9.50%) ITIL
10 36 (9.00%) SDLC
11 35 (8.75%) Software Testing
12 33 (8.25%) Analytics
13 31 (7.75%) IT Strategy
14 29 (7.25%) TDD
15 28 (7.00%) Continuous Integration
16 24 (6.00%) Continuous Improvement
17 22 (5.50%) E-Commerce
17 22 (5.50%) OpenUP
18 20 (5.00%) Information Security
Programming Languages
1 161 (40.25%) SQL
2 75 (18.75%) C#
3 72 (18.00%) Java
4 49 (12.25%) JavaScript
5 32 (8.00%) Python
6 29 (7.25%) PL/SQL
7 26 (6.50%) VBA
8 23 (5.75%) VB
9 17 (4.25%) T-SQL
10 16 (4.00%) Ruby
11 11 (2.75%) C++
11 11 (2.75%) PowerShell
12 9 (2.25%) PHP
13 8 (2.00%) C
14 6 (1.50%) Perl
15 5 (1.25%) Bash Shell
16 4 (1.00%) Shell Script
17 2 (0.50%) Bourne shell
17 2 (0.50%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
18 1 (0.25%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 44 (11.00%) Computer Science Degree
2 14 (3.50%) ISEB
2 14 (3.50%) ISTQB
3 12 (3.00%) CISA
3 12 (3.00%) Numerate Degree
4 11 (2.75%) CISSP
5 10 (2.50%) CISM
6 9 (2.25%) SSCP
7 6 (1.50%) CISMP
7 6 (1.50%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
7 6 (1.50%) Master's Degree
7 6 (1.50%) Security Cleared
8 5 (1.25%) CHECK Team Leader
8 5 (1.25%) PMI Certification
9 4 (1.00%) CCDA
9 4 (1.00%) CCNA
9 4 (1.00%) Cisco Certification
9 4 (1.00%) CompTIA Security+
9 4 (1.00%) CREST Certified
9 4 (1.00%) Security+ Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 21 (5.25%) Data Quality
2 13 (3.25%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 7 (1.75%) PCI DSS
4 5 (1.25%) HL7
4 5 (1.25%) ISO 9000
4 5 (1.25%) QA
5 4 (1.00%) PMO
6 3 (0.75%) Cyber Essentials
6 3 (0.75%) Sarbanes-Oxley
6 3 (0.75%) SLA
7 1 (0.25%) GDPR
7 1 (0.25%) ISO 9001
7 1 (0.25%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
System Software
1 10 (2.50%) Active Directory
1 10 (2.50%) VMware Infrastructure
2 8 (2.00%) Docker
3 6 (1.50%) vSphere
3 6 (1.50%) XenApp
3 6 (1.50%) XenDesktop
4 5 (1.25%) VirtualBox
Systems Management
1 9 (2.25%) Kibana
1 9 (2.25%) logstash
2 6 (1.50%) Ansible
2 6 (1.50%) Opscode Chef
2 6 (1.50%) Puppet
3 3 (0.75%) Nagios
3 3 (0.75%) Salt
4 2 (0.50%) Kubernetes
4 2 (0.50%) OpenNMS
4 2 (0.50%) Rancher
4 2 (0.50%) SCCM
4 2 (0.50%) Terraform
4 2 (0.50%) ZABBIX
5 1 (0.25%) HP Quality Center
5 1 (0.25%) HP SiteScope
5 1 (0.25%) Nessus
5 1 (0.25%) SCOM
5 1 (0.25%) SCVMM
Vendors
1 83 (20.75%) Microsoft
2 48 (12.00%) Oracle
3 18 (4.50%) Virgin Media
4 17 (4.25%) Cisco
5 14 (3.50%) Google
6 12 (3.00%) SAP
6 12 (3.00%) VMware
7 11 (2.75%) Facebook
8 10 (2.50%) Apple
9 8 (2.00%) Citrix
10 7 (1.75%) Adobe
10 7 (1.75%) Tableau
11 6 (1.50%) NetApp
12 5 (1.25%) Splunk
13 4 (1.00%) Dell
14 3 (0.75%) Criteo
14 3 (0.75%) DoubleClick
14 3 (0.75%) Red Hat
14 3 (0.75%) Sourcefire
15 2 (0.50%) Rackspace