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

Degree
England / South West
3 months to
28 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 15 13 14
Rank change year-on-year -2 +1  
Permanent jobs citing Degree 648 920 773
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South West 12.81% 15.68% 12.74%
As % of the Qualifications category 41.83% 46.58% 41.51%
Number of salaries quoted 520 705 644
Median salary £40,000 £41,500 £36,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -3.61% +15.27%  
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £26,523 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £55,500 £52,700
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 1549 1975 1862
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the South West 30.63% 33.66% 30.70%
Number of salaries quoted 1239 1573 1468
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 28 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 28 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 -8 252 £40,000 -4.76% 59
Gloucestershire -10 102 £45,000 - 7
Devon +7 84 £32,500 -7.14% 17
Wiltshire -9 77 £40,750 -2.97% 16
Dorset +4 48 £40,000 +3.22% 12
Somerset -27 41 £42,500 +21.42% 20
Cornwall +28 38 £37,500 -6.25% 5
Degree
England

Degree
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 28 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.

1 472 (37.28%) Agile Software Development
2 357 (28.20%) Java
3 335 (26.46%) Computer Science
4 289 (22.83%) Software Engineering
5 284 (22.43%) JavaScript
6 283 (22.35%) SQL
7 261 (20.62%) HTML
8 251 (19.83%) C#
9 231 (18.25%) C
10 215 (16.98%) .NET
11 211 (16.67%) OO
12 209 (16.51%) Security Cleared
13 191 (15.09%) Finance
14 186 (14.69%) Linux
15 183 (14.45%) C++
16 170 (13.43%) Mathematics
17 162 (12.80%) SDLC
18 158 (12.48%) CSS
19 157 (12.40%) Microsoft
20 150 (11.85%) SQL Server
21 142 (11.22%) Project Management
21 142 (11.22%) Scrum
22 141 (11.14%) Windows
23 137 (10.82%) HTML5
24 134 (10.58%) ITIL
25 124 (9.79%) AngularJS
25 124 (9.79%) Analytical Skills
26 121 (9.56%) Open Source
27 118 (9.32%) Spring
28 116 (9.16%) Python

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 32 (2.53%) Apache
2 26 (2.05%) IIS
2 26 (2.05%) MS Exchange
3 25 (1.97%) SAS
4 23 (1.82%) CMS
4 23 (1.82%) Tomcat
5 19 (1.50%) BizTalk Server
6 15 (1.18%) Apache Spark
7 13 (1.03%) SharePoint
8 11 (0.87%) Oracle Spatial
9 10 (0.79%) LiveCycle
10 9 (0.71%) JBoss
10 9 (0.71%) WebLogic
11 8 (0.63%) Apache Pig
11 8 (0.63%) Elasticsearch
11 8 (0.63%) Skype for Business
12 7 (0.55%) Jupyter
13 5 (0.39%) OpenStack
13 5 (0.39%) Oracle SOA Suite
13 5 (0.39%) Umbraco
Applications
1 94 (7.42%) MS Excel
2 55 (4.34%) MS Office
3 26 (2.05%) MS PowerPoint
4 20 (1.58%) Adobe Illustrator
5 15 (1.18%) MS Visio
6 13 (1.03%) Photoshop
7 12 (0.95%) Adobe Creative Suite
7 12 (0.95%) SPSS
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 (0.32%) 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 24 (1.90%) 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
6 5 (0.39%) Oracle HRMS
7 4 (0.32%) Dynamics AX
7 4 (0.32%) Maximo
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%) Oracle General Ledger
Cloud Services
1 62 (4.90%) Amazon AWS
2 44 (3.48%) Microsoft Azure
3 20 (1.58%) SaaS
4 19 (1.50%) Amazon S3
4 19 (1.50%) IaaS
4 19 (1.50%) 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 (0.32%) Azure Active Directory
8 4 (0.32%) Google Analytics
9 3 (0.24%) AdWords
10 1 (0.079%) Google App Engine
10 1 (0.079%) Google Cloud Platform
Communications & Networking
1 51 (4.03%) Internet
2 25 (1.97%) Firewall
3 22 (1.74%) TCP/IP
3 22 (1.74%) WAN
4 21 (1.66%) DNS
5 20 (1.58%) Network Security
6 19 (1.50%) Ethernet
6 19 (1.50%) LAN
7 17 (1.34%) HTTP
7 17 (1.34%) Wireless
8 16 (1.26%) SAN
9 15 (1.18%) DHCP
10 14 (1.11%) Wi-Fi
11 13 (1.03%) Cisco Nexus
11 13 (1.03%) SSH
12 12 (0.95%) Intrusion Detection
13 8 (0.63%) Bluetooth
13 8 (0.63%) VPN
14 7 (0.55%) LTE
15 6 (0.47%) NFC
Database & Business Intelligence
1 150 (11.85%) SQL Server
2 71 (5.61%) NoSQL
3 69 (5.45%) Big Data
4 49 (3.87%) Relational Database
5 43 (3.40%) MySQL
6 38 (3.00%) Hadoop
7 32 (2.53%) MongoDB
8 27 (2.13%) Oracle Reports
9 26 (2.05%) RDBMS
10 24 (1.90%) PostgreSQL
11 20 (1.58%) Oracle Database
12 16 (1.26%) SQL Server 2012
13 13 (1.03%) BusinessObjects
14 12 (0.95%) Data Warehouse
14 12 (0.95%) SQL Server Integration Services
15 9 (0.71%) Data Mining
15 9 (0.71%) SQL Server 2014
16 8 (0.63%) Apache Hive
17 6 (0.47%) Crystal Reports
18 5 (0.39%) DB2
Development Applications
1 88 (6.95%) Git (software)
2 54 (4.27%) JIRA
3 43 (3.40%) Rational DOORS
4 39 (3.08%) Jenkins
5 31 (2.45%) Selenium
6 30 (2.37%) Maven
7 25 (1.97%) Visual Studio
8 24 (1.90%) Team Foundation Server
9 23 (1.82%) JUnit
10 21 (1.66%) Cucumber
11 16 (1.26%) Subversion
12 13 (1.03%) Oracle Forms
12 13 (1.03%) Zephyr
13 12 (0.95%) 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
1 191 (15.09%) Finance
2 103 (8.14%) Electronics
3 97 (7.66%) Marketing
4 69 (5.45%) Telecoms
5 68 (5.37%) Manufacturing
6 56 (4.42%) Banking
7 43 (3.40%) Games
8 39 (3.08%) Retail
9 34 (2.69%) Aerospace
10 22 (1.74%) Advertising
11 21 (1.66%) Military
12 20 (1.58%) Legal
13 16 (1.26%) Local Government
14 12 (0.95%) 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
1 404 (31.91%) Developer
2 152 (12.01%) Java Developer
3 141 (11.14%) Analyst
4 118 (9.32%) Software Engineer
5 90 (7.11%) Junior
6 87 (6.87%) C# Developer
7 83 (6.56%) Consultant
7 83 (6.56%) Graduate
8 82 (6.48%) .NET Developer
9 61 (4.82%) Software Developer
10 57 (4.50%) Systems Engineer
11 52 (4.11%) C# .NET Developer
12 45 (3.55%) Junior Developer
13 44 (3.48%) Project Manager
14 40 (3.16%) Senior Developer
15 39 (3.08%) PHP Developer
15 39 (3.08%) Test Engineer
16 36 (2.84%) Architect
17 34 (2.69%) Web Developer
18 32 (2.53%) Lead Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 261 (20.62%) HTML
2 215 (16.98%) .NET
3 158 (12.48%) CSS
4 137 (10.82%) HTML5
5 124 (9.79%) AngularJS
6 118 (9.32%) Spring
7 98 (7.74%) Web Services
8 94 (7.42%) REST
9 85 (6.71%) ASP.NET
10 68 (5.37%) jQuery
11 67 (5.29%) XML
12 66 (5.21%) Node.js
13 57 (4.50%) RESTful
14 54 (4.27%) React
15 50 (3.95%) J2EE
16 47 (3.71%) SOAP
17 45 (3.55%) ASP.NET MVC
17 45 (3.55%) Hibernate
18 40 (3.16%) .NET Framework
19 33 (2.61%) CSS3
Miscellaneous
1 335 (26.46%) Computer Science
2 124 (9.79%) Analytical Skills
3 108 (8.53%) Management Information System
4 95 (7.50%) Enterprise Software
5 59 (4.66%) User Experience
6 40 (3.16%) Mobile App
7 35 (2.76%) Embedded Systems
8 28 (2.21%) Data Centre
9 24 (1.90%) Social Media
10 23 (1.82%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
11 20 (1.58%) Linux Command Line
12 18 (1.42%) Internet of Things
13 17 (1.34%) Algorithms
14 16 (1.26%) Security Operations Centre
15 15 (1.18%) Public Cloud
16 13 (1.03%) CESG
16 13 (1.03%) Cybercrime
16 13 (1.03%) Fintech
17 11 (0.87%) Driving Licence
17 11 (0.87%) iPad
Operating Systems
1 186 (14.69%) Linux
2 141 (11.14%) Windows
3 66 (5.21%) Unix
4 47 (3.71%) Android
5 40 (3.16%) Windows Server
6 32 (2.53%) Apple iOS
7 20 (1.58%) Embedded Linux
8 19 (1.50%) Mac OS X
9 10 (0.79%) Windows Server 2008
10 9 (0.71%) Windows 7
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 (0.32%) AIX
15 4 (0.32%) HPUX
15 4 (0.32%) Windows 2000
Processes & Methodologies
1 472 (37.28%) Agile Software Development
2 289 (22.83%) Software Engineering
3 211 (16.67%) OO
4 170 (13.43%) Mathematics
5 162 (12.80%) SDLC
6 142 (11.22%) Project Management
6 142 (11.22%) Scrum
7 134 (10.58%) ITIL
8 121 (9.56%) Open Source
9 105 (8.29%) MVC
10 100 (7.90%) Mentoring
10 100 (7.90%) TDD
11 73 (5.77%) Cybersecurity
11 73 (5.77%) Time Management
12 72 (5.69%) DevOps
13 64 (5.06%) PRINCE2
14 63 (4.98%) Continuous Improvement
15 62 (4.90%) Continuous Integration
16 60 (4.74%) Line Management
17 59 (4.66%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 357 (28.20%) Java
2 284 (22.43%) JavaScript
3 283 (22.35%) SQL
4 251 (19.83%) C#
5 231 (18.25%) C
6 183 (14.45%) C++
7 116 (9.16%) Python
8 72 (5.69%) PHP
9 32 (2.53%) Ruby
10 28 (2.21%) Perl
11 27 (2.13%) PL/SQL
12 25 (1.97%) Scala
13 23 (1.82%) T-SQL
14 22 (1.74%) R
15 21 (1.66%) MATLAB
15 21 (1.66%) VB.NET
16 18 (1.42%) Embedded C++
17 15 (1.18%) Embedded C
17 15 (1.18%) PHP 5
17 15 (1.18%) VB
Qualifications
1 209 (16.51%) Security Cleared
2 113 (8.93%) SC Cleared
3 76 (6.00%) DV Cleared
4 39 (3.08%) Cisco Certification
5 36 (2.84%) Microsoft Certification
6 34 (2.69%) ISEB
7 31 (2.45%) PhD
8 30 (2.37%) CCNP
9 25 (1.97%) CISSP
10 24 (1.90%) ISTQB
11 20 (1.58%) MCSE
12 16 (1.26%) PMP
12 16 (1.26%) Postgraduate
13 15 (1.18%) CISM
13 15 (1.18%) HND
14 13 (1.03%) JNCIP
15 12 (0.95%) GIAC
15 12 (0.95%) ITIL Certification
15 12 (0.95%) PMI Certification
16 11 (0.87%) MCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 50 (3.95%) QA
2 28 (2.21%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 17 (1.34%) PMO
4 15 (1.18%) SLA
5 13 (1.03%) PCI DSS
6 12 (0.95%) JTAG
7 10 (0.79%) 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 (0.32%) DO-178B
12 4 (0.32%) IEC 61508
12 4 (0.32%) ISO26262
12 4 (0.32%) MISRA
13 3 (0.24%) HIPAA
13 3 (0.24%) TickIT
System Software
1 46 (3.63%) Active Directory
2 45 (3.55%) VMware Infrastructure
3 31 (2.45%) Firmware
4 24 (1.90%) 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 (0.32%) MetaFrame
9 4 (0.32%) Terminal Server
10 3 (0.24%) Ceph
10 3 (0.24%) XenDesktop
11 2 (0.16%) Virtual Servers
12 1 (0.079%) ISA Server
12 1 (0.079%) Virtual Desktop
12 1 (0.079%) VMware ESX
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 14 (1.11%) HP Quality Center
3 11 (0.87%) Puppet
4 10 (0.79%) SCCM
5 8 (0.63%) AirWatch
6 7 (0.55%) Nagios
7 6 (0.47%) OpenView
8 5 (0.39%) SCVMM
9 4 (0.32%) BMC PATROL
9 4 (0.32%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
9 4 (0.32%) ServiceCenter
9 4 (0.32%) Tivoli
9 4 (0.32%) Tivoli Endpoint Manager
10 3 (0.24%) Failover Clustering
10 3 (0.24%) Nmap
10 3 (0.24%) SCOM
10 3 (0.24%) WSUS
11 2 (0.16%) Ansible
11 2 (0.16%) EnCase
11 2 (0.16%) RSA enVision
Vendors
1 157 (12.40%) Microsoft
2 111 (8.77%) Oracle
3 56 (4.42%) SAP
4 51 (4.03%) VMware
5 44 (3.48%) HP
6 42 (3.32%) Cisco
7 33 (2.61%) Adobe
8 26 (2.05%) Citrix
8 26 (2.05%) IBM
9 22 (1.74%) Juniper
10 19 (1.50%) EMC
11 18 (1.42%) Apple
12 11 (0.87%) Intel
13 9 (0.71%) BMC
14 8 (0.63%) NetApp
14 8 (0.63%) SolarWinds
14 8 (0.63%) Zend
15 7 (0.55%) Kenexa
15 7 (0.55%) Salesforce.com
16 6 (0.47%) Freescale
Wiltshire
The People Network
Salary: £60000 - £70000 per annum
Posted: 7 hours ago
Cheltenham, Gloucestershire
Informatiq Consulting
Posted: 1 hour ago
Penryn, Cornwall
Go IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: From £30,000 to £45,000 per annum + help with relocation + benefits
Posted: 6 hours ago
Weston-Super-Mare, Avon
Colston Consulting
Salary: £20 - £21 per hour
Posted: 4 hours ago
Penryn, Cornwall
Go IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: From £30,000 to £45,000 per annum + help with relocation + benefits
Posted: 6 hours ago
Bath, Avon
Informatiq Consulting
Salary: £25000 - £47000 per annum + BONUS, CAR ALLOWANCE, PENSION
Posted: 1 hour ago
Bath, Avon
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Salary: £18000 - £24000 per annum + £3k + Benefits
Posted: 3 hours ago
Bristol, Avon
Hargreaves Lansdown
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 2 hours ago
Bristol, Avon
Hargreaves Lansdown
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 1 hour ago
Bristol, Avon
Hargreaves Lansdown
Salary: Competitive
Posted: Yesterday
Wiltshire
ComputerWorld Personnel Ltd
Salary: £18000.0000 - £25000.0000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Bristol, Avon
Hargreaves Lansdown
Salary: Competitive Salary
Posted: 1 hour ago
Broadstone, Dorset
Informatiq Consulting
Salary: benefits + Bonus
Posted: 2 days ago
Bristol, Avon
Dawson & Walsh
Salary: £20000 - £30000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Bristol, Avon
Sanderson
Salary: £35000 - £55000 per annum + 10% Pension* and wider benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Dorset
Informatiq Consulting
Posted: 3 days ago
Bath, Avon
Sanderson
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: 1 hour ago
Poole, Dorset
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £42500 per annum + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Bristol, Avon
IntaPeople
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Bristol, Avon
Hargreaves Lansdown
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 4 days ago
Bristol, Avon
Auburn Rose
Salary: From £20,000 to £25,000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 23 hours ago
Bristol, Avon
Hargreaves Lansdown
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 4 days ago
Chippenham, Wiltshire
IntaPeople
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Swindon, Wiltshire
Tibco Software
Salary: Unspecified
Posted: 4 days ago
Bath, Avon
Redrock Consulting Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £45000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Swindon, Wiltshire
Searchability
Salary: £30000 - £42000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Bristol, Avon
Sanderson
Salary: £35000 - £55000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Poole, Dorset
Computer People
Salary: £40000.00 - £60000.00 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Bristol, Avon
Sanderson
Salary: £45000 - £65000 per annum + 8% Pension and wider benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Bath, Avon
Sanderson
Salary: £40000 - £65000 per annum + 8% Pension, bonus, private medical
Posted: 5 days ago