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 23 May 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Degree
England / South West
3 months to
23 May 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 14 15 14
Rank change year-on-year +1 -1  
Permanent jobs citing Degree 758 735 768
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South West 14.99% 13.78% 13.08%
As % of the Qualifications category 46.53% 43.21% 44.19%
Number of salaries quoted 597 589 616
Median salary £39,750 £42,500 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -6.47% +21.42%  
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £26,000 £22,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £61,500 £55,700
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 1629 1701 1738
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the South West 32.21% 31.88% 29.59%
Number of salaries quoted 1275 1372 1349
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 £26,500 £26,000 £24,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £62,500 £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 23 May 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 23 May 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 -1 277 £40,000 -4.76% 68
Somerset +3 107 £55,000 +37.50% 11
Gloucestershire -2 102 £40,000 -13.51% 8
Devon +4 89 £32,500 -18.80% 15
Wiltshire -3 70 £42,500 -5.55% 16
Dorset +5 57 £38,750 +10.71% 15
Cornwall +31 51 £37,500 - 1
Degree
England

For the 6 months to 23 May 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.

1 476 (34.87%) Agile Software Development
2 373 (27.33%) Java
3 354 (25.93%) Computer Science
4 314 (23.00%) JavaScript
5 311 (22.78%) Software Engineering
6 298 (21.83%) C#
7 280 (20.51%) SQL
8 277 (20.29%) HTML
9 259 (18.97%) C
10 251 (18.39%) .NET
11 226 (16.56%) Security Cleared
12 220 (16.12%) OO
13 203 (14.87%) Microsoft
13 203 (14.87%) Finance
14 200 (14.65%) C++
15 185 (13.55%) CSS
16 177 (12.97%) SQL Server
17 172 (12.60%) Linux
18 171 (12.53%) SDLC
19 167 (12.23%) Mathematics
20 160 (11.72%) Analytical Skills
21 151 (11.06%) Project Management
22 144 (10.55%) Windows
23 138 (10.11%) Scrum
24 137 (10.04%) ITIL
25 131 (9.60%) MVC
25 131 (9.60%) Test Automation
26 130 (9.52%) Python
27 119 (8.72%) HTML5
28 117 (8.57%) Management Information System

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 29 (2.12%) CMS
2 26 (1.90%) Apache
3 25 (1.83%) SharePoint
4 23 (1.68%) IIS
5 22 (1.61%) Tomcat
6 19 (1.39%) BizTalk Server
7 16 (1.17%) MS Exchange
8 14 (1.03%) SAS
9 10 (0.73%) LiveCycle
9 10 (0.73%) Oracle Spatial
10 9 (0.66%) Apache Spark
10 9 (0.66%) Skype for Business
11 8 (0.59%) Oracle SOA Suite
11 8 (0.59%) Traefik
11 8 (0.59%) WebLogic
12 6 (0.44%) Exchange Server 2010
12 6 (0.44%) Umbraco
13 5 (0.37%) Exchange Server 2003
13 5 (0.37%) nginx
13 5 (0.37%) WebSphere
Applications
1 68 (4.98%) Microsoft Office
2 49 (3.59%) Microsoft Excel
3 23 (1.68%) MS Visio
4 21 (1.54%) Microsoft PowerPoint
5 16 (1.17%) Microsoft Project
6 13 (0.95%) Photoshop
7 10 (0.73%) Adobe Illustrator
8 9 (0.66%) Spreadsheet
9 8 (0.59%) OmniGraffle
10 7 (0.51%) SPSS
11 6 (0.44%) Adobe Creative Suite
11 6 (0.44%) InDesign
12 4 (0.29%) SPSS Modeler
13 2 (0.15%) InVision
14 1 (0.073%) Adobe Premiere
14 1 (0.073%) Fireworks
14 1 (0.073%) Lectora
14 1 (0.073%) Revit
Business Applications
1 30 (2.20%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 9 (0.66%) Endur
3 8 (0.59%) Oracle Applications
4 7 (0.51%) Unit4 Business World
5 6 (0.44%) Oracle HRMS
6 5 (0.37%) Dynamics AX
7 4 (0.29%) Dynamics CRM
7 4 (0.29%) Maximo
7 4 (0.29%) SAP ERP
7 4 (0.29%) SAP MM
7 4 (0.29%) SAP SRM
8 3 (0.22%) Infor M3
8 3 (0.22%) Magento
8 3 (0.22%) Oracle ASCP
8 3 (0.22%) Oracle EBS
9 1 (0.073%) Oracle Payables
9 1 (0.073%) Oracle Receivables
9 1 (0.073%) Sage 200
9 1 (0.073%) Shopify
9 1 (0.073%) WebTrends
Cloud Services
1 79 (5.79%) Amazon AWS
2 56 (4.10%) Microsoft Azure
3 23 (1.68%) SaaS
4 21 (1.54%) Office 365
5 17 (1.25%) Amazon S3
6 14 (1.03%) IaaS
7 13 (0.95%) PaaS
8 7 (0.51%) GitHub
9 6 (0.44%) Amazon EC2
10 5 (0.37%) Adobe Creative Cloud
11 4 (0.29%) Cloud Computing
11 4 (0.29%) Google Analytics
12 3 (0.22%) AdWords
13 2 (0.15%) Azure Active Directory
14 1 (0.073%) Google Cloud Platform
Communications & Networking
1 52 (3.81%) Internet
2 26 (1.90%) Firewall
3 19 (1.39%) HTTP
3 19 (1.39%) TCP/IP
3 19 (1.39%) Wi-Fi
4 15 (1.10%) DNS
5 14 (1.03%) Wireless
6 11 (0.81%) DHCP
6 11 (0.81%) Ethernet
7 10 (0.73%) Bluetooth
7 10 (0.73%) SAN
8 9 (0.66%) Broadband
8 9 (0.66%) Cisco Nexus
8 9 (0.66%) Intrusion Detection
8 9 (0.66%) Network Security
8 9 (0.66%) WAN
9 8 (0.59%) LAN
9 8 (0.59%) Wireshark
10 7 (0.51%) SSH
10 7 (0.51%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 177 (12.97%) SQL Server
2 64 (4.69%) NoSQL
3 54 (3.96%) Relational Database
4 50 (3.66%) Big Data
5 39 (2.86%) MySQL
6 29 (2.12%) Hadoop
7 27 (1.98%) Oracle Reports
8 25 (1.83%) MongoDB
9 23 (1.68%) SQL Server Integration Services
10 19 (1.39%) Oracle Database
11 18 (1.32%) RDBMS
11 18 (1.32%) SQL Server 2014
12 17 (1.25%) PostgreSQL
13 15 (1.10%) Data Warehouse
14 14 (1.03%) BusinessObjects
15 12 (0.88%) Power BI
15 12 (0.88%) QlikView
16 10 (0.73%) SQL Server 2012
17 8 (0.59%) Blockchain
17 8 (0.59%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 90 (6.59%) Git (software)
2 48 (3.52%) Rational DOORS
3 43 (3.15%) Selenium
4 39 (2.86%) Jenkins
5 35 (2.56%) JUnit
6 32 (2.34%) JIRA
7 30 (2.20%) Maven
7 30 (2.20%) Team Foundation Server
8 22 (1.61%) Cucumber
9 19 (1.39%) Jasmine
9 19 (1.39%) Visual Studio
10 18 (1.32%) TestNG
11 16 (1.17%) Protractor
11 16 (1.17%) Rational Rhapsody
11 16 (1.17%) Subversion
12 13 (0.95%) Oracle APEX
12 13 (0.95%) Oracle Forms
13 12 (0.88%) TeamCity
14 11 (0.81%) Hudson
14 11 (0.81%) NUnit
General
1 203 (14.87%) Finance
2 108 (7.91%) Electronics
3 103 (7.55%) Marketing
4 70 (5.13%) Telecoms
5 69 (5.05%) Manufacturing
6 46 (3.37%) Banking
7 36 (2.64%) Games
8 33 (2.42%) Retail
9 27 (1.98%) Legal
10 25 (1.83%) Advertising
11 22 (1.61%) Aerospace
12 20 (1.47%) Military
13 18 (1.32%) Local Government
14 13 (0.95%) Financial Institution
15 10 (0.73%) Front Office
16 7 (0.51%) Avionics
16 7 (0.51%) Investment Banking
17 6 (0.44%) Publishing
18 5 (0.37%) French Language
19 4 (0.29%) Billing
Job Titles
1 422 (30.92%) Developer
2 153 (11.21%) Analyst
3 134 (9.82%) Java Developer
4 128 (9.38%) Software Engineer
5 109 (7.99%) Junior
6 102 (7.47%) Graduate
7 98 (7.18%) Consultant
8 88 (6.45%) .NET Developer
9 85 (6.23%) C# Developer
10 82 (6.01%) Software Developer
11 67 (4.91%) Systems Engineer
12 58 (4.25%) Project Manager
13 54 (3.96%) Junior Developer
14 53 (3.88%) Senior Developer
15 52 (3.81%) Architect
16 47 (3.44%) C# .NET Developer
16 47 (3.44%) Lead Developer
17 37 (2.71%) PHP Developer
18 35 (2.56%) C++ Software Engineer
19 34 (2.49%) Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 277 (20.29%) HTML
2 251 (18.39%) .NET
3 185 (13.55%) CSS
4 119 (8.72%) HTML5
5 116 (8.50%) AngularJS
6 111 (8.13%) Web Services
7 110 (8.06%) ASP.NET
8 85 (6.23%) Spring
9 83 (6.08%) REST
10 80 (5.86%) jQuery
11 69 (5.05%) Node.js
12 59 (4.32%) XML
13 57 (4.18%) React
14 51 (3.74%) RESTful
15 44 (3.22%) .NET Framework
15 44 (3.22%) ASP.NET MVC
16 42 (3.08%) SOAP
17 35 (2.56%) WCF
18 34 (2.49%) J2EE
19 33 (2.42%) CSS3
Miscellaneous
1 354 (25.93%) Computer Science
2 160 (11.72%) Analytical Skills
3 117 (8.57%) Management Information System
4 88 (6.45%) Enterprise Software
5 74 (5.42%) User Experience
6 41 (3.00%) Embedded Systems
6 41 (3.00%) Mobile App
7 29 (2.12%) Social Media
8 26 (1.90%) Public Cloud
9 23 (1.68%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
10 21 (1.54%) Internet of Things
10 21 (1.54%) Linux Command Line
11 19 (1.39%) Data Centre
11 19 (1.39%) Greenfield Project
12 17 (1.25%) Virtual Team
13 16 (1.17%) Cybercrime
13 16 (1.17%) Fintech
14 13 (0.95%) iPad
15 10 (0.73%) Algorithms
15 10 (0.73%) VHDL
Operating Systems
1 172 (12.60%) Linux
2 144 (10.55%) Windows
3 64 (4.69%) Unix
4 46 (3.37%) Android
5 37 (2.71%) Windows Server
6 35 (2.56%) Apple iOS
7 19 (1.39%) Embedded Linux
8 18 (1.32%) Mac OS X
9 16 (1.17%) Windows Server 2008
10 10 (0.73%) Windows Server 2012
11 8 (0.59%) Windows 7
12 7 (0.51%) Solaris
13 5 (0.37%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
13 5 (0.37%) Windows Server 2003
13 5 (0.37%) Windows XP
14 4 (0.29%) AIX
14 4 (0.29%) HPUX
14 4 (0.29%) Windows 10
14 4 (0.29%) Windows 2000
14 4 (0.29%) Windows 2000 Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 476 (34.87%) Agile Software Development
2 311 (22.78%) Software Engineering
3 220 (16.12%) OO
4 171 (12.53%) SDLC
5 167 (12.23%) Mathematics
6 151 (11.06%) Project Management
7 138 (10.11%) Scrum
8 137 (10.04%) ITIL
9 131 (9.60%) MVC
9 131 (9.60%) Test Automation
10 113 (8.28%) Open Source
11 112 (8.21%) Mentoring
12 111 (8.13%) TDD
13 85 (6.23%) OOP
14 77 (5.64%) Continuous Improvement
14 77 (5.64%) PRINCE2
15 75 (5.49%) Business Intelligence
16 72 (5.27%) Cybersecurity
17 71 (5.20%) Continuous Integration
18 70 (5.13%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 373 (27.33%) Java
2 314 (23.00%) JavaScript
3 298 (21.83%) C#
4 280 (20.51%) SQL
5 259 (18.97%) C
6 200 (14.65%) C++
7 130 (9.52%) Python
8 76 (5.57%) PHP
9 32 (2.34%) Scala
10 28 (2.05%) PL/SQL
10 28 (2.05%) T-SQL
11 27 (1.98%) Perl
12 23 (1.68%) Embedded C
12 23 (1.68%) VB.NET
13 22 (1.61%) Ruby
14 21 (1.54%) VBA
15 14 (1.03%) Embedded C++
16 13 (0.95%) PHP 5
17 11 (0.81%) R
18 9 (0.66%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 226 (16.56%) Security Cleared
2 111 (8.13%) SC Cleared
3 88 (6.45%) DV Cleared
4 32 (2.34%) Microsoft Certification
4 32 (2.34%) PhD
5 27 (1.98%) ISEB
6 26 (1.90%) Cisco Certification
6 26 (1.90%) HND
7 25 (1.83%) PMI Certification
8 22 (1.61%) CCNP
9 20 (1.47%) CISSP
10 19 (1.39%) ISTQB
11 18 (1.32%) PMP
12 17 (1.25%) MCSE
13 14 (1.03%) Chartered Engineer
13 14 (1.03%) GIAC
13 14 (1.03%) Postgraduate
14 13 (0.95%) CISM
15 10 (0.73%) GCIH
15 10 (0.73%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 52 (3.81%) QA
2 26 (1.90%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 21 (1.54%) SLA
4 13 (0.95%) Def Stans
4 13 (0.95%) JTAG
5 12 (0.88%) ISO 9001
6 11 (0.81%) Data Quality
7 10 (0.73%) PMO
8 9 (0.66%) DO-254
9 8 (0.59%) Cyber Essentials
9 8 (0.59%) DO-178B
9 8 (0.59%) IEC 61508
10 7 (0.51%) ISO26262
10 7 (0.51%) MISRA
11 6 (0.44%) MISRA C
11 6 (0.44%) PCI DSS
12 5 (0.37%) TickIT
13 3 (0.22%) HMG Security Policy Framework
14 2 (0.15%) JSP 440
15 1 (0.073%) ISO 14001
System Software
1 39 (2.86%) Active Directory
2 38 (2.78%) Firmware
3 32 (2.34%) VMware Infrastructure
4 20 (1.47%) Hyper-V
5 16 (1.17%) Docker
6 10 (0.73%) Virtual Machines
7 8 (0.59%) Snort
7 8 (0.59%) vSphere
8 5 (0.37%) XenApp
9 4 (0.29%) MetaFrame
9 4 (0.29%) Terminal Server
10 1 (0.073%) ISA Server
10 1 (0.073%) VMware ESXi
10 1 (0.073%) VMware Workstation
10 1 (0.073%) XenDesktop
10 1 (0.073%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 18 (1.32%) SCCM
2 16 (1.17%) Opscode Chef
3 13 (0.95%) HP Quality Center
4 11 (0.81%) Puppet
5 6 (0.44%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
5 6 (0.44%) SCOM
5 6 (0.44%) SCVMM
6 5 (0.37%) Failover Clustering
6 5 (0.37%) Nagios
7 4 (0.29%) AirWatch
7 4 (0.29%) OpenView
7 4 (0.29%) RSA enVision
7 4 (0.29%) ServiceCenter
8 3 (0.22%) Nmap
9 2 (0.15%) Ansible
9 2 (0.15%) Computer Emergency Response Teams
9 2 (0.15%) EnCase
9 2 (0.15%) vCenter Server
10 1 (0.073%) Microsoft Clustering
10 1 (0.073%) Rancher
Vendors
1 203 (14.87%) Microsoft
2 110 (8.06%) Oracle
3 54 (3.96%) SAP
4 42 (3.08%) VMware
5 39 (2.86%) HP
6 30 (2.20%) Cisco
7 25 (1.83%) Adobe
8 23 (1.68%) IBM
9 20 (1.47%) Citrix
10 17 (1.25%) Juniper
11 16 (1.17%) Freescale
12 13 (0.95%) EMC
13 12 (0.88%) BT
13 12 (0.88%) SolarWinds
14 11 (0.81%) NetApp
15 9 (0.66%) OpenLink
16 8 (0.59%) Apigee
16 8 (0.59%) ArcSight
16 8 (0.59%) Sitecore
17 7 (0.51%) Atlassian
Bristol, Avon
CPS Group UK
Salary: £36000 per annum
Posted: 1 hour ago
Bristol, Avon
ReThink Recruitment
Salary: £50000.00 - £65000.00 per annum
Posted: 37 minutes ago
Bristol, Avon
CPS Group UK
Salary: £26000 per annum
Posted: 1 hour ago
Cheltenham, Gloucestershire
CV Screen Ltd
Salary: £22k - 25k per year + Benefits
Posted: 59 minutes ago
Bristol, Avon
Hargreaves Lansdown
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 19 hours ago
Wiltshire
Colston Consulting
Salary: £40000 - £55000 per annum, Benefits Benefits
Posted: 15 hours ago
Bristol, Avon
Hargreaves Lansdown
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 18 hours ago
Bristol, Avon
Hargreaves Lansdown
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 18 hours ago
Bristol, Avon
Auburn Rose
Salary: From £25,000 to £35,000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 16 hours ago
Bristol, Avon
Sanderson
Salary: £22000 - £30000 per annum
Posted: 15 hours ago
Dorset
Informatiq Consulting
Posted: 16 hours ago
Bristol, Avon
Bluetownonline
Posted: 32 minutes ago
Plymouth, Devon
Experis Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £42000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 20 hours ago
Bristol, Avon
People Source Consulting
Salary: £20000 - £25000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 21 hours ago
Bristol, Avon
Hargreaves Lansdown
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 19 hours ago
Bristol, Avon
Emponics Ltd
Salary: toc £20,000 rising tgo £32K + bens + 6 mthly salary increments
Posted: 16 hours ago
Dorset
Roc Search
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Bristol, Avon
Dawson & Walsh
Salary: £20000 - £30000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Bristol, Avon
Auburn Rose
Salary: From £20,000 to £25,000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Bristol, Avon
Xist4 IT Recruitment
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 5 days ago
Dorset
Roc Search
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Poole, Dorset
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum
Posted: 23 hours ago
Exeter, Devon
Computer Futures
Salary: competitive
Posted: 4 days ago
Bristol, Avon
Hargreaves Lansdown
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 4 days ago
Bristol, Avon
Hargreaves Lansdown
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 18 hours ago
Bath, Avon
Optima Connections
Salary: From £65,000 to £75,000 per annum + Great Benefits
Posted: 23 hours ago
Bristol, Avon
Roc Search
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Wiltshire
Premier IT
Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Bristol, Avon
Novate IT Ltd
Salary: £0.00 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Bournemouth, Dorset
Computer Futures
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 4 days ago