The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in the South West 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
England / South West
3 months to
28 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 14 15 15
Rank change year-on-year +1 0  
Permanent jobs citing Degree 779 626 836
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South West 14.72% 11.94% 14.04%
As % of the Qualifications category 46.37% 39.30% 47.13%
Number of salaries quoted 614 523 684
Median salary £39,250 £40,500 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -3.08% +15.71%  
90% offered a salary of more than £21,250 £24,800 £21,250
10% offered a salary of more than £63,750 £70,000 £57,850
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 the South West.

Academic & Professional Certification
South West
Permanent job vacancies requiring academic qualifications or professional certifications 1680 1593 1774
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the South West 31.75% 30.38% 29.80%
Number of salaries quoted 3155 2980 2805
Median salary £42,500 £40,500 £39,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.93% +3.84%  
90% offered a salary of more than £24,250 £25,000 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £63,750 £62,500 £67,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £41,500
% change year-on-year - +2.40%  

Degree
Job Vacancy Trend in the South West

Job postings citing Degree as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in the South West.

Job vacancy trend for Degree in the South West

Degree
Salary Trend in the South West

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

Salary trend for Degree in the South West

Degree
Salary Histogram in the South West

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Degree in the South West over the 3 months to 28 June 2017.

Salary histogram for Degree in the South West

Degree
Job Locations in the South West

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Degree within the South West region over the 3 months to 28 June 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Bristol +2 302 £40,000 - 67
Somerset +1 111 £55,000 +37.50% 8
Gloucestershire +5 108 £47,500 +5.55% 7
Dorset +13 75 £37,500 +7.14% 16
Devon +5 73 £35,532 -16.39% 8
Wiltshire -5 68 £35,000 -22.22% 17
Cornwall +23 41 £37,500 -3.22% 1
Degree
England

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 South West region with a requirement for Degree.

1 461 (32.26%) Agile Software Development
2 422 (29.53%) Computer Science
3 402 (28.13%) Java
4 344 (24.07%) JavaScript
5 336 (23.51%) Software Engineering
6 331 (23.16%) Computer Science Degree
7 324 (22.67%) C#
8 312 (21.83%) HTML
9 290 (20.29%) SQL
10 285 (19.94%) .NET
11 281 (19.66%) C
12 247 (17.28%) Microsoft
13 245 (17.14%) Security Cleared
14 223 (15.61%) OO
15 217 (15.19%) C++
15 217 (15.19%) CSS
16 210 (14.70%) SQL Server
17 208 (14.56%) Finance
18 174 (12.18%) Mathematics
19 173 (12.11%) Analytical Skills
20 166 (11.62%) SDLC
20 166 (11.62%) Linux
21 153 (10.71%) Python
22 145 (10.15%) Scrum
23 143 (10.01%) Project Management
24 141 (9.87%) Electronics
25 133 (9.31%) MVC
26 131 (9.17%) Windows
27 130 (9.10%) Marketing
28 128 (8.96%) ASP.NET

Degree
Co-occurring IT Skills in the South West 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 31 (2.17%) CMS
2 30 (2.10%) SharePoint
3 27 (1.89%) Tomcat
4 23 (1.61%) Apache
5 20 (1.40%) IIS
6 16 (1.12%) BizTalk Server
7 14 (0.98%) SAS
8 13 (0.91%) WebLogic
9 12 (0.84%) MS Exchange
10 11 (0.77%) WebSphere
11 9 (0.63%) Mule
11 9 (0.63%) Mule ESB
12 8 (0.56%) Confluence
12 8 (0.56%) LiveCycle
12 8 (0.56%) Oracle SOA Suite
12 8 (0.56%) Oracle Spatial
12 8 (0.56%) Skype for Business
13 7 (0.49%) Apache Spark
13 7 (0.49%) GlassFish
13 7 (0.49%) Umbraco
Applications
1 63 (4.41%) Microsoft Office
2 52 (3.64%) Microsoft Excel
3 21 (1.47%) MS Visio
4 18 (1.26%) Microsoft PowerPoint
5 12 (0.84%) Microsoft Project
5 12 (0.84%) Spreadsheet
6 9 (0.63%) Photoshop
6 9 (0.63%) SPSS
7 6 (0.42%) Adobe Illustrator
7 6 (0.42%) OmniGraffle
8 4 (0.28%) SPSS Modeler
9 3 (0.21%) Adobe Creative Suite
9 3 (0.21%) InDesign
9 3 (0.21%) Simulink
10 2 (0.14%) InVision
11 1 (0.070%) CATIA
11 1 (0.070%) Fireworks
11 1 (0.070%) Lectora
11 1 (0.070%) PTC Creo
11 1 (0.070%) Revit
Business Applications
1 58 (4.06%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 10 (0.70%) Endur
3 9 (0.63%) Dynamics AX
4 7 (0.49%) Dynamics CRM
5 6 (0.42%) Oracle HRMS
6 5 (0.35%) Oracle Applications
7 4 (0.28%) Magento
7 4 (0.28%) SAP ERP
7 4 (0.28%) SAP MM
7 4 (0.28%) SAP SRM
7 4 (0.28%) Unit4 Business World
8 3 (0.21%) Infor M3
8 3 (0.21%) Maximo
9 1 (0.070%) NetSuite
9 1 (0.070%) Oracle Payables
9 1 (0.070%) Sage 200
9 1 (0.070%) SAP Business One
9 1 (0.070%) Shopify
Cloud Services
1 87 (6.09%) Amazon AWS
2 60 (4.20%) Microsoft Azure
3 29 (2.03%) SaaS
4 22 (1.54%) Office 365
5 15 (1.05%) Amazon S3
5 15 (1.05%) PaaS
6 14 (0.98%) IaaS
7 5 (0.35%) Cloud Computing
7 5 (0.35%) GitHub
8 4 (0.28%) Amazon EC2
9 3 (0.21%) Adobe Creative Cloud
10 2 (0.14%) Azure Active Directory
10 2 (0.14%) Google Cloud Platform
11 1 (0.070%) AdWords
11 1 (0.070%) Google Analytics
11 1 (0.070%) OpenShift
Communications & Networking
1 43 (3.01%) Internet
2 20 (1.40%) Wi-Fi
3 18 (1.26%) Firewall
4 15 (1.05%) HTTP
4 15 (1.05%) TCP/IP
5 11 (0.77%) Wireless
6 10 (0.70%) SSH
7 9 (0.63%) Broadband
7 9 (0.63%) DNS
7 9 (0.63%) Network Security
8 8 (0.56%) Intrusion Detection
8 8 (0.56%) Skype
8 8 (0.56%) ZigBee
9 7 (0.49%) Bluetooth
9 7 (0.49%) DHCP
9 7 (0.49%) Ethernet
9 7 (0.49%) VLAN
10 6 (0.42%) SAN
10 6 (0.42%) Wireshark
11 5 (0.35%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 210 (14.70%) SQL Server
2 60 (4.20%) Relational Database
3 54 (3.78%) NoSQL
4 44 (3.08%) MySQL
5 40 (2.80%) Big Data
6 33 (2.31%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 27 (1.89%) MongoDB
8 25 (1.75%) RDBMS
9 24 (1.68%) Hadoop
10 22 (1.54%) QlikView
10 22 (1.54%) SQL Server 2014
11 21 (1.47%) PostgreSQL
11 21 (1.47%) Power BI
12 20 (1.40%) Data Warehouse
12 20 (1.40%) Oracle Database
12 20 (1.40%) Oracle Reports
13 18 (1.26%) Data Mining
14 13 (0.91%) SQL Server Reporting Services
15 12 (0.84%) BusinessObjects
16 11 (0.77%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 84 (5.88%) Git (software)
2 59 (4.13%) Selenium
3 48 (3.36%) Rational DOORS
4 46 (3.22%) JUnit
5 40 (2.80%) Jenkins
6 36 (2.52%) Team Foundation Server
7 31 (2.17%) Cucumber
8 30 (2.10%) Maven
9 27 (1.89%) JIRA
10 26 (1.82%) Jasmine
11 23 (1.61%) Protractor
12 21 (1.47%) TestNG
13 18 (1.26%) Visual Studio
14 17 (1.19%) Atlassian Bamboo
14 17 (1.19%) Rational Rhapsody
15 14 (0.98%) Oracle APEX
16 12 (0.84%) SoapUI
16 12 (0.84%) Subversion
17 11 (0.77%) NUnit
17 11 (0.77%) TeamCity
General
1 208 (14.56%) Finance
2 141 (9.87%) Electronics
3 130 (9.10%) Marketing
4 96 (6.72%) Manufacturing
5 88 (6.16%) Telecoms
6 32 (2.24%) Games
7 30 (2.10%) Banking
7 30 (2.10%) Retail
8 23 (1.61%) Aerospace
8 23 (1.61%) Legal
9 20 (1.40%) Military
10 19 (1.33%) Advertising
11 15 (1.05%) Local Government
12 14 (0.98%) Front Office
13 9 (0.63%) Avionics
14 6 (0.42%) Financial Institution
14 6 (0.42%) Investment Banking
15 4 (0.28%) Publishing
16 3 (0.21%) Automotive
16 3 (0.21%) French Language
Job Titles
1 461 (32.26%) Developer
2 156 (10.92%) Software Engineer
3 144 (10.08%) Analyst
4 129 (9.03%) Java Developer
5 124 (8.68%) Junior
6 121 (8.47%) Graduate
7 104 (7.28%) Consultant
8 102 (7.14%) Software Developer
9 91 (6.37%) .NET Developer
10 85 (5.95%) C# Developer
11 65 (4.55%) Junior Developer
12 64 (4.48%) Systems Engineer
13 62 (4.34%) Senior Developer
14 56 (3.92%) Architect
15 55 (3.85%) Lead Developer
16 53 (3.71%) Project Manager
17 52 (3.64%) Graduate Developer
18 44 (3.08%) C++ Software Engineer
19 41 (2.87%) C# .NET Developer
20 38 (2.66%) PHP Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 312 (21.83%) HTML
2 285 (19.94%) .NET
3 217 (15.19%) CSS
4 128 (8.96%) ASP.NET
5 115 (8.05%) AngularJS
5 115 (8.05%) Web Services
6 109 (7.63%) HTML5
7 92 (6.44%) jQuery
8 88 (6.16%) REST
9 82 (5.74%) Spring
10 71 (4.97%) Node.js
11 70 (4.90%) XML
12 54 (3.78%) React
13 49 (3.43%) J2EE
14 46 (3.22%) JSON
14 46 (3.22%) RESTful
15 45 (3.15%) ASP.NET MVC
16 44 (3.08%) SOAP
17 43 (3.01%) .NET Framework
18 31 (2.17%) Hibernate
Miscellaneous
1 422 (29.53%) Computer Science
2 173 (12.11%) Analytical Skills
3 120 (8.40%) Management Information System
4 79 (5.53%) User Experience
5 78 (5.46%) Enterprise Software
6 59 (4.13%) Mobile App
7 44 (3.08%) Embedded Systems
8 40 (2.80%) Social Media
9 28 (1.96%) Algorithms
9 28 (1.96%) Public Cloud
10 21 (1.47%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
10 21 (1.47%) Greenfield Project
11 20 (1.40%) Virtual Team
12 19 (1.33%) Internet of Things
12 19 (1.33%) Linux Command Line
13 14 (0.98%) Data Centre
14 12 (0.84%) Cybercrime
14 12 (0.84%) VHDL
15 11 (0.77%) PMI
16 10 (0.70%) Driving Licence
Operating Systems
1 166 (11.62%) Linux
2 131 (9.17%) Windows
3 58 (4.06%) Unix
4 50 (3.50%) Android
5 36 (2.52%) Apple iOS
6 26 (1.82%) Windows Server
7 18 (1.26%) Embedded Linux
8 14 (0.98%) Mac OS X
8 14 (0.98%) Windows Server 2008
9 9 (0.63%) Solaris
10 7 (0.49%) Windows Server 2012
11 5 (0.35%) Windows 7
12 4 (0.28%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
12 4 (0.28%) Windows 10
12 4 (0.28%) Windows Server 2003
12 4 (0.28%) Windows XP
13 3 (0.21%) AIX
13 3 (0.21%) HPUX
13 3 (0.21%) Windows 2000
13 3 (0.21%) Windows 2000 Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 461 (32.26%) Agile Software Development
2 336 (23.51%) Software Engineering
3 223 (15.61%) OO
4 174 (12.18%) Mathematics
5 166 (11.62%) SDLC
6 145 (10.15%) Scrum
7 143 (10.01%) Project Management
8 133 (9.31%) MVC
9 125 (8.75%) Test Automation
10 118 (8.26%) ITIL
11 112 (7.84%) Business Intelligence
11 112 (7.84%) Mentoring
12 107 (7.49%) Open Source
13 102 (7.14%) TDD
14 96 (6.72%) OOP
15 81 (5.67%) Continuous Integration
16 80 (5.60%) Programme Management
17 79 (5.53%) Continuous Improvement
18 70 (4.90%) PRINCE2
18 70 (4.90%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 402 (28.13%) Java
2 344 (24.07%) JavaScript
3 324 (22.67%) C#
4 290 (20.29%) SQL
5 281 (19.66%) C
6 217 (15.19%) C++
7 153 (10.71%) Python
8 79 (5.53%) PHP
9 33 (2.31%) T-SQL
10 32 (2.24%) Ruby
11 31 (2.17%) Embedded C
11 31 (2.17%) Perl
11 31 (2.17%) Scala
12 27 (1.89%) VB.NET
13 25 (1.75%) VBA
14 24 (1.68%) PL/SQL
15 17 (1.19%) Shell Script
16 15 (1.05%) R
17 13 (0.91%) PHP 5
18 12 (0.84%) XPath
Qualifications
1 331 (23.16%) Computer Science Degree
2 245 (17.14%) Security Cleared
3 125 (8.75%) SC Cleared
4 97 (6.79%) DV Cleared
5 44 (3.08%) PhD
6 42 (2.94%) Numerate Degree
7 39 (2.73%) HND
8 30 (2.10%) ISTQB
9 24 (1.68%) Master's Degree
9 24 (1.68%) PMI Certification
10 23 (1.61%) Cisco Certification
10 23 (1.61%) ISEB
11 22 (1.54%) CCNP
11 22 (1.54%) Microsoft Certification
12 16 (1.12%) CISSP
13 15 (1.05%) PMP
13 15 (1.05%) Postgraduate
14 14 (0.98%) Chartered Engineer
14 14 (0.98%) CISM
15 11 (0.77%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 52 (3.64%) QA
2 27 (1.89%) SLA
3 21 (1.47%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 20 (1.40%) Def Stans
5 19 (1.33%) ISO/IEC 15288
6 14 (0.98%) Data Quality
7 11 (0.77%) DO-254
7 11 (0.77%) JTAG
8 10 (0.70%) DO-178B
8 10 (0.70%) IEC 61508
8 10 (0.70%) ISO 9001
9 9 (0.63%) ISO 26262
9 9 (0.63%) MISRA
10 8 (0.56%) Cyber Essentials
10 8 (0.56%) MISRA C
11 6 (0.42%) PMO
12 5 (0.35%) TickIT
13 3 (0.21%) JSP 440
13 3 (0.21%) PCI DSS
14 1 (0.070%) ISO/IEC 20000
System Software
1 40 (2.80%) Firmware
2 30 (2.10%) Active Directory
3 17 (1.19%) VMware Infrastructure
4 16 (1.12%) Docker
5 10 (0.70%) Hyper-V
6 7 (0.49%) Virtual Machines
6 7 (0.49%) vSphere
7 5 (0.35%) Snort
8 3 (0.21%) MetaFrame
8 3 (0.21%) Terminal Server
9 2 (0.14%) XenApp
10 1 (0.070%) ISA Server
10 1 (0.070%) VMware ESXi
10 1 (0.070%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 17 (1.19%) Opscode Chef
2 15 (1.05%) SCCM
3 12 (0.84%) Puppet
4 11 (0.77%) HP Quality Center
5 7 (0.49%) CloudHub
6 6 (0.42%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
7 5 (0.35%) Failover Clustering
8 4 (0.28%) SCOM
8 4 (0.28%) SCVMM
9 3 (0.21%) Ansible
9 3 (0.21%) Nagios
9 3 (0.21%) OpenView
9 3 (0.21%) RSA enVision
10 2 (0.14%) AirWatch
10 2 (0.14%) EnCase
10 2 (0.14%) Nmap
10 2 (0.14%) vCenter Server
11 1 (0.070%) Juju
11 1 (0.070%) Microsoft Clustering
11 1 (0.070%) MobiControl
Vendors
1 247 (17.28%) Microsoft
2 117 (8.19%) Oracle
3 77 (5.39%) SAP
4 34 (2.38%) HP
5 29 (2.03%) VMware
6 28 (1.96%) IBM
7 26 (1.82%) Cisco
8 24 (1.68%) Freescale
9 17 (1.19%) Adobe
9 17 (1.19%) Citrix
10 12 (0.84%) BT
11 11 (0.77%) Salesforce.com
11 11 (0.77%) Sitecore
12 10 (0.70%) Juniper
12 10 (0.70%) OpenLink
12 10 (0.70%) SolarWinds
13 9 (0.63%) Cognizant
13 9 (0.63%) NetApp
13 9 (0.63%) Sybase
14 8 (0.56%) EMC
Bristol, Avon
ISL
Salary: £25000 - £30000 per annum
Posted: 20 hours ago
Newton Abbot, Devon
X4 Group
Salary: £20k - 25k per year + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Bristol, Avon
Novate IT Ltd
Salary: £45000 - £60000 per annum + bonus + bens
Posted: 11 hours ago
Bristol, Avon
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 16 hours ago
Bristol, Avon
Sanderson
Salary: £24000 - £30000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Wiltshire
Colston Consulting
Salary: £40000 - £55000 per annum, Benefits Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Bristol Area
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: UKP 75000 per year
Posted: 19 hours ago
Bradford-On-Avon, Wiltshire
Xist4 IT Recruitment
Salary: £40-50,000 + Bens
Posted: 2 days ago
Bristol Area
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: UKP 40000 per year
Posted: 20 hours ago
Bristol, Avon
Emponics Ltd
Salary: £excellent+ bens
Posted: Yesterday
Swindon, Wiltshire
RecruitmentRevolution.com Limited
Salary: From £50,000 to £60,000 per annum + Benefits + Bonus
Posted: Yesterday
Swindon, Wiltshire
RecruitmentRevolution.com Limited
Salary: Up to £50,000 per annum + Benefits + Bonus
Posted: Yesterday
Bristol Area
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: UKP 55000 per year
Posted: 20 hours ago
Bristol, Avon
Sanderson
Salary: £20000 - £30000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Exeter, Devon
Verticality Ltd
Salary: £48000 - £52000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Poole, Dorset
ENTERPRISE RECRUITMENT LTD
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Bristol Area
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: UKP 50000 per year
Posted: 21 hours ago
Bristol, Avon
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: £55000 - £65000 per annum, Benefits 25 days' holiday, 10% Pension & Pr
Posted: 2 days ago
South West
Energus
Salary: £25,000 per annum Plus Benefits Package
Posted: Yesterday
Bristol, Avon
Randstad Technologies
Posted: 2 days ago
Yeovil, Somerset
Real Time Recruitment Solutions
Salary: Up to 37,000 plus benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Bournemouth, Dorset
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
South West
The People Network
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum, Benefits superb benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Cheltenham, Gloucestershire
Searchability
Salary: £55000 - £75000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Bristol, Avon
People Source Consulting
Salary: £40000 - £70000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Bristol, Avon
ISL
Salary: £40000 - £75000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Bristol, Avon
CPS Group UK
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Bristol Area
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £70,000 - £90,000 + a strong package
Posted: Yesterday
Bristol, Avon
ECM Selection
Salary: £Excellent + benefits + options
Posted: 2 days ago
Bristol, Avon
ComputerWorld Personnel Ltd
Salary: £18000.0000 - £22500.0000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday