The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Oldham with a requirement for Degree qualifications. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered over the 3 months to 28 June 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Academic Degree
Manchester / Oldham
3 months to
28 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 7 8 2
Rank change year-on-year +1 -6  
Permanent jobs citing Degree 6 7 10
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Oldham 22.22% 18.42% 40.00%
As % of the Qualifications category 100.00% 100.00% 90.91%
Number of salaries quoted 4 5 6
Median salary £37,500 £47,500 £20,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -21.05% +131.70%  
90% offered a salary of more than £36,250 £33,000 £19,125
10% offered a salary of more than £38,750 £48,750 £54,875
UK excluding London median 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 Oldham.

Academic & Professional Certification
Oldham
Permanent job vacancies requiring academic qualifications or professional certifications 6 7 11
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Oldham 22.22% 18.42% 44.00%
Number of salaries quoted 14 9 10
Median salary £37,500 £40,000 £30,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -6.25% +33.33%  
90% offered a salary of more than £36,250 £30,000 £19,225
10% offered a salary of more than £38,750 £36,975 £48,750
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £41,500
% change year-on-year - +2.40%  

Degree
Job Vacancy Trend in Oldham

Job postings citing Degree as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Oldham.

Job vacancy trend for Degree in Oldham

Degree
Salary Trend in Oldham

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Degree in Oldham.

Salary trend for Degree in Oldham

For the 6 months to 28 June 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 Oldham region with a requirement for Degree.

1 61 (84.72%) Validation
2 53 (73.61%) Software Engineering
3 51 (70.83%) HTML
4 48 (66.67%) C++
5 46 (63.89%) Computer Science
6 44 (61.11%) PHP
7 43 (59.72%) .NET
8 40 (55.56%) C
9 36 (50.00%) Embedded C
10 35 (48.61%) Linux
10 35 (48.61%) Computer Science Degree
11 32 (44.44%) MySQL
12 28 (38.89%) C#
13 27 (37.50%) SQL
13 27 (37.50%) Firmware
14 25 (34.72%) Visual Studio
14 25 (34.72%) Embedded Linux
15 24 (33.33%) JavaScript
16 23 (31.94%) Feasibility Study
17 22 (30.56%) Algorithms
17 22 (30.56%) ASP.NET
18 21 (29.17%) MVC
18 21 (29.17%) ASP.NET MVC
19 20 (27.78%) jQuery
19 20 (27.78%) Embedded C++
20 19 (26.39%) VB
20 19 (26.39%) Web Development
21 18 (25.00%) HND
21 18 (25.00%) Electronics
21 18 (25.00%) Analytical Skills

Degree
Co-occurring IT Skills in Oldham 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 1 (1.39%) WordPress
Applications
1 1 (1.39%) Microsoft Excel
1 1 (1.39%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Cloud Services
1 13 (18.06%) Google Cloud Platform
2 2 (2.78%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 12 (16.67%) Internet
2 8 (11.11%) TCP/IP
3 2 (2.78%) 3G
3 2 (2.78%) 802.11
3 2 (2.78%) ADSL
3 2 (2.78%) Cisco ASA
3 2 (2.78%) DSL
3 2 (2.78%) Ethernet
3 2 (2.78%) Firewall
3 2 (2.78%) GPRS
3 2 (2.78%) MPLS
3 2 (2.78%) SDH
3 2 (2.78%) tcpdump
3 2 (2.78%) VPN
3 2 (2.78%) Wireless
3 2 (2.78%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 32 (44.44%) MySQL
2 12 (16.67%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 25 (34.72%) Visual Studio
2 11 (15.28%) Git (software)
3 10 (13.89%) JIRA
4 4 (5.56%) Jenkins
5 3 (4.17%) Subversion
6 1 (1.39%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 18 (25.00%) Electronics
2 15 (20.83%) Manufacturing
3 5 (6.94%) Games
4 1 (1.39%) Interactive Media
4 1 (1.39%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 33 (45.83%) Developer
2 29 (40.28%) Embedded Engineer
3 14 (19.44%) Web Developer
4 11 (15.28%) Software Engineer
5 10 (13.89%) Embedded Software Engineer
6 9 (12.50%) Embedded Developer
7 8 (11.11%) Embedded Linux Engineer
7 8 (11.11%) Linux Developer
7 8 (11.11%) Linux Engineer
8 7 (9.72%) Graduate
8 7 (9.72%) Software Developer
9 6 (8.33%) Test Engineer
10 5 (6.94%) Graduate Embedded Software Engineer
10 5 (6.94%) Graduate Software Engineer
11 4 (5.56%) Data Scientist
11 4 (5.56%) Design Engineer
11 4 (5.56%) Lead Software Engineer
11 4 (5.56%) Principal Engineer
11 4 (5.56%) Software Test Engineer
12 3 (4.17%) C++ Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 51 (70.83%) HTML
2 43 (59.72%) .NET
3 22 (30.56%) ASP.NET
4 21 (29.17%) ASP.NET MVC
5 20 (27.78%) jQuery
6 17 (23.61%) CSS
7 14 (19.44%) Twitter Bootstrap
8 13 (18.06%) Dapper ORM
9 12 (16.67%) AngularJS
9 12 (16.67%) Google Maps API
10 11 (15.28%) ASP.NET MVC 3
10 11 (15.28%) SignalR
11 10 (13.89%) ADO.NET
12 8 (11.11%) SOAP
13 7 (9.72%) Ajax
13 7 (9.72%) CSS3
13 7 (9.72%) HTML5
13 7 (9.72%) JSON
13 7 (9.72%) React
13 7 (9.72%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 46 (63.89%) Computer Science
2 22 (30.56%) Algorithms
3 18 (25.00%) Analytical Skills
4 13 (18.06%) User Experience
5 8 (11.11%) Device Driver
6 7 (9.72%) Animation
7 3 (4.17%) RIA
8 2 (2.78%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 35 (48.61%) Linux
2 25 (34.72%) Embedded Linux
3 3 (4.17%) Windows
3 3 (4.17%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 61 (84.72%) Validation
2 53 (73.61%) Software Engineering
3 23 (31.94%) Feasibility Study
4 21 (29.17%) MVC
5 19 (26.39%) Web Development
6 17 (23.61%) Component Testing
7 9 (12.50%) Rapid Prototyping
8 8 (11.11%) Continuous Improvement
8 8 (11.11%) Creative Problem-Solving
8 8 (11.11%) Device Driver Development
9 7 (9.72%) Agile Software Development
10 6 (8.33%) Mathematics
10 6 (8.33%) TDD
10 6 (8.33%) Unit Testing
11 5 (6.94%) Project Management
11 5 (6.94%) Test Automation
12 4 (5.56%) Logistic Regression
12 4 (5.56%) Machine Learning
12 4 (5.56%) Neural Network
12 4 (5.56%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 48 (66.67%) C++
2 44 (61.11%) PHP
3 40 (55.56%) C
4 36 (50.00%) Embedded C
5 28 (38.89%) C#
6 27 (37.50%) SQL
7 24 (33.33%) JavaScript
8 20 (27.78%) Embedded C++
9 19 (26.39%) VB
10 11 (15.28%) T-SQL
11 9 (12.50%) VB6
12 8 (11.11%) Python
13 4 (5.56%) MATLAB
13 4 (5.56%) Perl
14 3 (4.17%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 35 (48.61%) Computer Science Degree
2 18 (25.00%) HND
3 14 (19.44%) HNC
4 4 (5.56%) Numerate Degree
4 4 (5.56%) PhD
4 4 (5.56%) Postgraduate
5 2 (2.78%) CCNA
5 2 (2.78%) CCNP
5 2 (2.78%) CCNP Voice
5 2 (2.78%) CCSA
5 2 (2.78%) Cisco Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (12.50%) QA
System Software
1 27 (37.50%) Firmware
Vendors
1 15 (20.83%) Microsoft
2 12 (16.67%) Google
3 2 (2.78%) CheckPoint
3 2 (2.78%) Cisco
3 2 (2.78%) F5
3 2 (2.78%) HP
3 2 (2.78%) Juniper
4 1 (1.39%) Northgate
4 1 (1.39%) Oracle
Oldham, Lancashire
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Salary: £16000 - £25000 per annum + Excellent Benefits + Training
Posted: 18 hours ago
Oldham, Lancashire
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Salary: £18000 - £25000 per annum + Pension, Gym Membership
Posted: Yesterday
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2M Employment Solutions
Salary: £40000.00 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
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Innovative Technology Limited
Salary: Highly competitive and negotiable
Posted: 5 days ago
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Premier Group Recruitment
Salary: £0.00 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
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X4 Group
Salary: £30k - 50k per year + benefits
Posted: 5 days ago