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 24 March 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
24 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Degree
England / South West
Rank 15 13 15
Rank change year-on-year -2 +2  
Permanent jobs citing Degree 647 908 760
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South West 12.72% 15.53% 12.78%
As % of the Qualifications category 41.21% 46.56% 41.58%
Number of salaries quoted 522 693 634
Median salary £40,000 £40,250 £36,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -0.62% +11.80%  
90% offered a salary of more than £23,900 £27,000 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £55,000 £52,500
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 1570 1950 1828
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the South West 30.86% 33.35% 30.74%
Number of salaries quoted 1263 1549 1437
Median salary £40,000 £41,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -3.61% +3.75%  
90% offered a salary of more than £26,000 £26,000 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £60,000 £65,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £42,500

Degree
Job Vacancy Trend in the South West

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in the South West citing Degree as a proportion of all permanent or contract IT jobs with a match in the Qualifications category.

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 24 March 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 24 March 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 -5 254 £40,000 -4.76% 65
Gloucestershire -10 102 £45,000 - 6
Devon +7 82 £32,500 -7.14% 17
Wiltshire -9 75 £40,500 -0.61% 13
Dorset -1 46 £40,000 +3.22% 13
Somerset -26 43 £42,500 +21.42% 16
Cornwall +26 39 £37,500 -6.25% 2
Degree
England

Degree
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 24 March 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.

1 469 (36.90%) Agile Software Development
2 354 (27.85%) Java
3 343 (26.99%) Computer Science
4 289 (22.74%) Software Engineering
5 282 (22.19%) JavaScript
6 280 (22.03%) SQL
7 261 (20.54%) HTML
8 255 (20.06%) C#
9 231 (18.17%) C
10 215 (16.92%) .NET
11 209 (16.44%) OO
11 209 (16.44%) Security Cleared
12 194 (15.26%) Finance
13 185 (14.56%) Linux
13 185 (14.56%) C++
14 173 (13.61%) Mathematics
15 161 (12.67%) Microsoft
16 160 (12.59%) SDLC
17 158 (12.43%) CSS
18 155 (12.20%) SQL Server
19 146 (11.49%) Scrum
20 143 (11.25%) Windows
21 140 (11.01%) Project Management
22 137 (10.78%) HTML5
23 132 (10.39%) ITIL
24 129 (10.15%) Analytical Skills
25 125 (9.83%) AngularJS
26 123 (9.68%) Open Source
27 118 (9.28%) Python
28 116 (9.13%) Spring

Degree
Top Related 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 32 (2.52%) Apache
2 27 (2.12%) IIS
3 26 (2.05%) MS Exchange
4 25 (1.97%) SAS
5 23 (1.81%) Tomcat
6 21 (1.65%) CMS
7 17 (1.34%) BizTalk Server
8 16 (1.26%) Apache Spark
9 12 (0.94%) SharePoint
10 11 (0.87%) Oracle Spatial
11 10 (0.79%) LiveCycle
12 9 (0.71%) Apache Pig
12 9 (0.71%) JBoss
13 8 (0.63%) Elasticsearch
13 8 (0.63%) Skype for Business
13 8 (0.63%) WebLogic
14 7 (0.55%) Jupyter
15 6 (0.47%) OpenStack
16 5 (0.39%) nginx
16 5 (0.39%) WebSphere
Applications
1 94 (7.40%) MS Excel
2 54 (4.25%) MS Office
3 26 (2.05%) MS PowerPoint
4 20 (1.57%) Adobe Illustrator
5 15 (1.18%) MS Visio
6 13 (1.02%) Photoshop
6 13 (1.02%) SPSS
7 12 (0.94%) Adobe Creative Suite
8 10 (0.79%) MS Project
9 9 (0.71%) InDesign
9 9 (0.71%) OmniGraffle
10 7 (0.55%) 3ds Max
10 7 (0.55%) Maya
11 5 (0.39%) Fireworks
12 4 (0.31%) SPSS Modeler
13 3 (0.24%) Spreadsheet
14 2 (0.16%) AutoCAD
14 2 (0.16%) CATIA
14 2 (0.16%) InVision
14 2 (0.16%) SOLIDWORKS
Business Applications
1 23 (1.81%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 10 (0.79%) Oracle EBS
3 9 (0.71%) Oracle Applications
4 8 (0.63%) Oracle ASCP
4 8 (0.63%) Unit4 Business World
5 6 (0.47%) Oracle Payables
5 6 (0.47%) Oracle Receivables
6 5 (0.39%) Oracle ERP
7 4 (0.31%) Dynamics AX
7 4 (0.31%) Maximo
7 4 (0.31%) Oracle HRMS
8 3 (0.24%) Dynamics CRM
8 3 (0.24%) Infor M3
8 3 (0.24%) Payment Gateway
8 3 (0.24%) SAP ERP
8 3 (0.24%) SAP MM
8 3 (0.24%) SAP SRM
9 2 (0.16%) ENOVIA
9 2 (0.16%) SAP IS-U
10 1 (0.079%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 62 (4.88%) Amazon AWS
2 44 (3.46%) Microsoft Azure
3 20 (1.57%) SaaS
4 19 (1.49%) Amazon S3
4 19 (1.49%) IaaS
4 19 (1.49%) PaaS
5 15 (1.18%) Office 365
6 8 (0.63%) Adobe Creative Cloud
6 8 (0.63%) Amazon EC2
6 8 (0.63%) GitHub
7 7 (0.55%) Cloud Computing
8 4 (0.31%) Azure Active Directory
8 4 (0.31%) Google Analytics
9 3 (0.24%) AdWords
10 1 (0.079%) Google App Engine
10 1 (0.079%) Google Cloud Platform
Communications & Networking
1 52 (4.09%) Internet
2 25 (1.97%) Firewall
3 23 (1.81%) TCP/IP
4 22 (1.73%) DNS
4 22 (1.73%) WAN
5 19 (1.49%) Ethernet
5 19 (1.49%) LAN
5 19 (1.49%) Network Security
5 19 (1.49%) Wireless
6 17 (1.34%) HTTP
7 16 (1.26%) DHCP
7 16 (1.26%) SAN
7 16 (1.26%) Wi-Fi
8 13 (1.02%) Cisco Nexus
8 13 (1.02%) SSH
9 12 (0.94%) Intrusion Detection
10 8 (0.63%) Bluetooth
10 8 (0.63%) VPN
11 7 (0.55%) 3GPP
11 7 (0.55%) LTE
Database & Business Intelligence
1 155 (12.20%) SQL Server
2 70 (5.51%) NoSQL
3 69 (5.43%) Big Data
4 47 (3.70%) Relational Database
5 43 (3.38%) MySQL
6 39 (3.07%) Hadoop
7 32 (2.52%) MongoDB
8 25 (1.97%) Oracle Reports
8 25 (1.97%) RDBMS
9 24 (1.89%) PostgreSQL
10 20 (1.57%) Oracle Database
11 19 (1.49%) SQL Server 2012
12 13 (1.02%) BusinessObjects
12 13 (1.02%) Data Warehouse
13 12 (0.94%) SQL Server Integration Services
14 9 (0.71%) Apache Hive
14 9 (0.71%) Data Mining
14 9 (0.71%) SQL Server 2014
15 6 (0.47%) SQL Server 2008
16 5 (0.39%) SQLite
Development Applications
1 88 (6.92%) Git (software)
2 53 (4.17%) JIRA
3 43 (3.38%) Rational DOORS
4 37 (2.91%) Jenkins
5 30 (2.36%) Selenium
6 29 (2.28%) Maven
7 26 (2.05%) Team Foundation Server
8 25 (1.97%) Visual Studio
9 22 (1.73%) JUnit
10 20 (1.57%) Cucumber
11 15 (1.18%) Subversion
12 13 (1.02%) Oracle Forms
12 13 (1.02%) Zephyr
13 12 (0.94%) Atlassian Bamboo
14 11 (0.87%) Bitbucket
14 11 (0.87%) Jasmine
14 11 (0.87%) Oracle APEX
14 11 (0.87%) Rational Rhapsody
14 11 (0.87%) TeamCity
15 10 (0.79%) Protractor
General
1 194 (15.26%) Finance
2 101 (7.95%) Electronics
3 98 (7.71%) Marketing
4 69 (5.43%) Manufacturing
5 68 (5.35%) Telecoms
6 56 (4.41%) Banking
7 44 (3.46%) Games
8 39 (3.07%) Retail
9 34 (2.68%) Aerospace
10 24 (1.89%) Advertising
11 21 (1.65%) Military
12 20 (1.57%) Legal
13 16 (1.26%) Local Government
14 12 (0.94%) Financial Institution
15 11 (0.87%) Multimedia
16 7 (0.55%) Automotive
16 7 (0.55%) Avionics
17 6 (0.47%) French Language
17 6 (0.47%) General Ledger
17 6 (0.47%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 405 (31.86%) Developer
2 150 (11.80%) Java Developer
3 138 (10.86%) Analyst
4 119 (9.36%) Software Engineer
5 90 (7.08%) Junior
6 89 (7.00%) C# Developer
7 87 (6.85%) Graduate
8 84 (6.61%) Consultant
9 83 (6.53%) .NET Developer
10 57 (4.48%) Software Developer
10 57 (4.48%) Systems Engineer
11 53 (4.17%) C# .NET Developer
12 45 (3.54%) Junior Developer
13 43 (3.38%) Project Manager
14 40 (3.15%) Test Engineer
15 39 (3.07%) Senior Developer
16 38 (2.99%) PHP Developer
17 36 (2.83%) Architect
18 33 (2.60%) Lead Developer
18 33 (2.60%) Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 261 (20.54%) HTML
2 215 (16.92%) .NET
3 158 (12.43%) CSS
4 137 (10.78%) HTML5
5 125 (9.83%) AngularJS
6 116 (9.13%) Spring
7 96 (7.55%) Web Services
8 89 (7.00%) REST
9 86 (6.77%) ASP.NET
10 70 (5.51%) jQuery
11 67 (5.27%) XML
12 65 (5.11%) Node.js
13 57 (4.48%) RESTful
14 54 (4.25%) React
15 49 (3.86%) J2EE
16 46 (3.62%) ASP.NET MVC
17 45 (3.54%) .NET Framework
17 45 (3.54%) SOAP
18 44 (3.46%) Hibernate
19 34 (2.68%) WCF
Miscellaneous
1 343 (26.99%) Computer Science
2 129 (10.15%) Analytical Skills
3 107 (8.42%) Management Information System
4 92 (7.24%) Enterprise Software
5 59 (4.64%) User Experience
6 40 (3.15%) Mobile App
7 35 (2.75%) Embedded Systems
8 30 (2.36%) Data Centre
9 25 (1.97%) Social Media
10 23 (1.81%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
11 20 (1.57%) Linux Command Line
12 19 (1.49%) Internet of Things
13 17 (1.34%) Algorithms
14 16 (1.26%) Security Operations Centre
15 15 (1.18%) Public Cloud
16 13 (1.02%) CESG
16 13 (1.02%) Cybercrime
16 13 (1.02%) Fintech
17 12 (0.94%) Driving Licence
18 11 (0.87%) iPad
Operating Systems
1 185 (14.56%) Linux
2 143 (11.25%) Windows
3 66 (5.19%) Unix
4 46 (3.62%) Android
5 40 (3.15%) Windows Server
6 32 (2.52%) Apple iOS
7 20 (1.57%) Embedded Linux
8 19 (1.49%) Mac OS X
9 10 (0.79%) Windows 7
10 9 (0.71%) Windows Server 2008
11 8 (0.63%) Mac OS
12 7 (0.55%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
12 7 (0.55%) Solaris
12 7 (0.55%) Windows Server 2012
13 6 (0.47%) Windows Server 2003
14 5 (0.39%) Windows 10
14 5 (0.39%) Windows XP
15 4 (0.31%) AIX
15 4 (0.31%) HPUX
15 4 (0.31%) Windows 2000
Processes & Methodologies
1 469 (36.90%) Agile Software Development
2 289 (22.74%) Software Engineering
3 209 (16.44%) OO
4 173 (13.61%) Mathematics
5 160 (12.59%) SDLC
6 146 (11.49%) Scrum
7 140 (11.01%) Project Management
8 132 (10.39%) ITIL
9 123 (9.68%) Open Source
10 106 (8.34%) MVC
11 100 (7.87%) TDD
12 99 (7.79%) Mentoring
13 74 (5.82%) Cybersecurity
13 74 (5.82%) Time Management
14 71 (5.59%) DevOps
15 63 (4.96%) Continuous Integration
15 63 (4.96%) PRINCE2
16 61 (4.80%) Continuous Improvement
16 61 (4.80%) Line Management
17 60 (4.72%) UML
Programming Languages
1 354 (27.85%) Java
2 282 (22.19%) JavaScript
3 280 (22.03%) SQL
4 255 (20.06%) C#
5 231 (18.17%) C
6 185 (14.56%) C++
7 118 (9.28%) Python
8 73 (5.74%) PHP
9 33 (2.60%) Ruby
10 27 (2.12%) Perl
11 26 (2.05%) PL/SQL
12 24 (1.89%) R
12 24 (1.89%) Scala
12 24 (1.89%) T-SQL
13 22 (1.73%) MATLAB
14 20 (1.57%) VB.NET
15 18 (1.42%) Embedded C++
16 15 (1.18%) Embedded C
16 15 (1.18%) VB
17 14 (1.10%) PHP 5
Qualifications
1 209 (16.44%) Security Cleared
2 113 (8.89%) SC Cleared
3 76 (5.98%) DV Cleared
4 40 (3.15%) Cisco Certification
5 36 (2.83%) Microsoft Certification
6 33 (2.60%) ISEB
7 31 (2.44%) PhD
8 30 (2.36%) CCNP
9 25 (1.97%) CISSP
10 23 (1.81%) ISTQB
11 20 (1.57%) MCSE
12 15 (1.18%) CISM
12 15 (1.18%) HND
12 15 (1.18%) PMP
12 15 (1.18%) Postgraduate
13 13 (1.02%) JNCIP
14 12 (0.94%) ITIL Certification
15 11 (0.87%) CCNA
15 11 (0.87%) MCP
15 11 (0.87%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 49 (3.86%) QA
2 29 (2.28%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 17 (1.34%) PMO
4 14 (1.10%) SLA
5 13 (1.02%) PCI DSS
6 12 (0.94%) JTAG
7 11 (0.87%) ISO 9001
8 8 (0.63%) Cyber Essentials
8 8 (0.63%) Def Stans
8 8 (0.63%) JSP 440
9 7 (0.55%) HMG Infosec
10 6 (0.47%) Data Quality
10 6 (0.47%) RMADS
11 5 (0.39%) DO-254
12 4 (0.31%) DO-178B
12 4 (0.31%) IEC 61508
12 4 (0.31%) ISO26262
12 4 (0.31%) MISRA
13 3 (0.24%) HIPAA
13 3 (0.24%) ISO22301
System Software
1 46 (3.62%) Active Directory
2 45 (3.54%) VMware Infrastructure
3 33 (2.60%) Firmware
4 23 (1.81%) Hyper-V
5 18 (1.42%) Docker
6 9 (0.71%) XenApp
7 7 (0.55%) Virtual Machines
7 7 (0.55%) vSphere
8 6 (0.47%) Snort
9 4 (0.31%) MetaFrame
9 4 (0.31%) Terminal Server
10 3 (0.24%) Ceph
10 3 (0.24%) XenDesktop
11 2 (0.16%) Virtual Servers
11 2 (0.16%) VMware ESX
12 1 (0.079%) ISA Server
12 1 (0.079%) Virtual Desktop
12 1 (0.079%) VMware ESXi
12 1 (0.079%) VMware Workstation
12 1 (0.079%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 18 (1.42%) Opscode Chef
2 15 (1.18%) HP Quality Center
3 11 (0.87%) Puppet
4 9 (0.71%) SCCM
5 8 (0.63%) AirWatch
6 6 (0.47%) Nagios
7 5 (0.39%) OpenView
7 5 (0.39%) SCVMM
8 4 (0.31%) BMC PATROL
8 4 (0.31%) ServiceCenter
8 4 (0.31%) Tivoli
8 4 (0.31%) Tivoli Endpoint Manager
9 3 (0.24%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
9 3 (0.24%) Nmap
9 3 (0.24%) WSUS
10 2 (0.16%) Ansible
10 2 (0.16%) Kubernetes
10 2 (0.16%) Microsoft Intune
10 2 (0.16%) RSA enVision
10 2 (0.16%) SCOM
Vendors
1 161 (12.67%) Microsoft
2 109 (8.58%) Oracle
3 55 (4.33%) SAP
4 51 (4.01%) VMware
5 43 (3.38%) Cisco
5 43 (3.38%) HP
6 33 (2.60%) Adobe
7 26 (2.05%) Citrix
7 26 (2.05%) IBM
8 22 (1.73%) Juniper
9 20 (1.57%) Apple
10 19 (1.49%) EMC
11 14 (1.10%) Intel
12 9 (0.71%) BMC
13 8 (0.63%) Zend
14 7 (0.55%) Google
14 7 (0.55%) Kenexa
14 7 (0.55%) NetApp
14 7 (0.55%) SolarWinds
15 6 (0.47%) Freescale
Wiltshire
ComputerWorld Personnel Ltd
Salary: £18000.0000 - £25000.0000 per annum
Posted: 20 hours ago
Bristol, Avon
IntaPeople
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 20 hours ago
Bristol, Avon
Hargreaves Lansdown
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 12 hours ago
Bristol, Avon
Hargreaves Lansdown
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 12 hours ago
Swindon, Wiltshire
Tibco Software
Salary: Unspecified
Posted: 18 hours ago
Bristol, Avon
Sanderson
Salary: £35000 - £55000 per annum + 10% Pension* and wider benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Bath, Avon
Redrock Consulting Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £45000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 18 hours ago
Swindon, Wiltshire
Searchability
Salary: £30000 - £42000 per annum
Posted: 12 hours ago
Poole, Dorset
Computer People
Salary: £40000.00 - £60000.00 per annum
Posted: 13 hours ago
Chippenham, Wiltshire
IntaPeople
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Bath, Avon
People Source Consulting
Posted: 13 hours ago
Bristol, Avon
Sanderson
Salary: £35000 - £55000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Bristol, Avon
Sanderson
Salary: £45000 - £65000 per annum + 8% Pension and wider benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Bath, Avon
Sanderson
Salary: £40000 - £65000 per annum + 8% Pension, bonus, private medical
Posted: Yesterday
Bristol, Avon
Sanderson
Salary: £22000 - £28000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Bristol, Avon
Hargreaves Lansdown
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 12 hours ago
Bath, Avon
Sanderson
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Swindon, Wiltshire
Redrock Consulting Ltd
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Taunton, Somerset
Heat Recruitment
Salary: From £35,000 to £45,000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Cheltenham, Gloucestershire
Informatiq Consulting
Posted: 2 days ago
Bristol, Avon
Sanderson
Salary: £25000 - £45000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Bristol, Avon
Novate IT Ltd
Salary: £0.00 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Bristol, Avon
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: £55000 - £65000 per annum, Benefits 25 days' holiday, 10% Pension & Pr
Posted: 3 days ago
Bournemouth, Dorset
Reed Technology
Salary: £21000 - £22500 per annum + Bens
Posted: 3 days ago
Bristol, Avon
Sanderson
Salary: £35000 - £55000 per annum + 10% Pension*
Posted: 3 days ago
Bristol, Avon
Novate IT Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Exeter, Devon
Redrock Consulting Ltd
Salary: £25000 - £28000 per annum + 25 hol + pension Cont
Posted: 4 days ago
Bristol, Avon
Hargreaves Lansdown
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 12 hours ago
Bristol, Avon
Opus Resourcing Ltd
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Bristol, Avon
Xist4 IT Recruitment
Salary: £35-45,000 + Bens
Posted: 4 days ago