Period
to 25 October 2020

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in South Yorkshire with a requirement for Degree qualifications. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered over the 6 months to 25 October 2020 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Academic Degree
Yorkshire > South Yorkshire
6 months to
25 Oct 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 16 29 14
Rank change year-on-year +13 -15 +11
Permanent jobs citing Degree 62 76 127
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in South Yorkshire 11.52% 8.37% 10.62%
As % of the Qualifications category 61.39% 40.43% 54.04%
Number of salaries quoted 43 57 89
Median annual salary £46,000 £42,500 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +8.24% - -5.56%
10th Percentile £35,000 £22,500 £18,800
90th Percentile £65,000 £60,250 £68,000
Yorkshire median annual salary £50,000 £38,875 £40,000
% change year-on-year +28.62% -2.81% -

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 permanent job vacancies advertised in South Yorkshire with a requirement for academic qualifications or professional certifications.

All Academic and Professional Certifications
South Yorkshire
Permanent vacancies requiring academic qualifications or professional certifications 101 188 235
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in South Yorkshire 18.77% 20.70% 19.65%
Number of salaries quoted 76 159 167
Median annual salary £45,000 £47,500 £41,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -5.26% +14.46% -7.78%
10th Percentile £31,250 £27,382 £21,250
90th Percentile £65,000 £60,250 £67,500
Yorkshire median annual salary £47,500 £40,000 £41,500
% change year-on-year +18.75% -3.61% +3.75%

Degree
Job Vacancy Trend in South Yorkshire

Job postings citing Degree as a proportion of all IT jobs advertised in South Yorkshire.

Job vacancy trend for Degree in South Yorkshire

Degree
Salary Trend in South Yorkshire

3-month moving average salary quoted in jobs citing Degree in South Yorkshire.

Salary trend for Degree in South Yorkshire

Degree
Salary Histogram in South Yorkshire

Salary distribution for jobs citing Degree in South Yorkshire over the 6 months to 25 October 2020.

Salary histogram for Degree in South Yorkshire

Degree
Job Locations in South Yorkshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Degree within the South Yorkshire region over the 6 months to 25 October 2020. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Past 6 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Sheffield +16 60 £55,000 +33.33% 12
Degree
Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 25 October 2020, IT jobs citing Degree also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all permanent job ads across the South Yorkshire region with a requirement for Degree.

1 37 (59.68%) Software Engineering
2 30 (48.39%) Java
3 28 (45.16%) SQL
4 27 (43.55%) C#
5 26 (41.94%) Test Automation
6 25 (40.32%) Subversion
7 24 (38.71%) NoSQL
8 23 (37.10%) Git (software)
9 21 (33.87%) AWS
10 20 (32.26%) Continuous Integration
11 19 (30.65%) Big Data
11 19 (30.65%) Computer Science
12 18 (29.03%) OO
13 15 (24.19%) Python
13 15 (24.19%) Decision-Making
14 13 (20.97%) Data Structures
14 13 (20.97%) Microsoft
15 12 (19.35%) JavaScript
15 12 (19.35%) Algorithms
15 12 (19.35%) Problem-Solving
15 12 (19.35%) Numerate Degree
15 12 (19.35%) Analytical Skills
15 12 (19.35%) Node.js
15 12 (19.35%) Mathematics
15 12 (19.35%) Mercurial
16 11 (17.74%) Azure
17 10 (16.13%) Finance
17 10 (16.13%) Scrum
18 9 (14.52%) Agile Software Development
18 9 (14.52%) Wireless

Degree
Co-occurring IT Skills in South Yorkshire 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 2 (3.23%) Apache
1 2 (3.23%) Apache Spark
Applications
1 3 (4.84%) MS Visio
2 2 (3.23%) Microsoft Excel
2 2 (3.23%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 1 (1.61%) Sketch
Cloud Services
1 21 (33.87%) AWS
2 11 (17.74%) Azure
3 5 (8.06%) GCP
4 2 (3.23%) IaaS
4 2 (3.23%) PaaS
4 2 (3.23%) SaaS
5 1 (1.61%) Lucidchart
Communications & Networking
1 9 (14.52%) Wireless
2 6 (9.68%) Wi-Fi
3 3 (4.84%) Ethernet
4 2 (3.23%) 5G
4 2 (3.23%) Bluetooth
4 2 (3.23%) Broadband
4 2 (3.23%) Firewall
4 2 (3.23%) MQTT
4 2 (3.23%) TCP/IP
5 1 (1.61%) 3G
5 1 (1.61%) 3GPP
5 1 (1.61%) 802.11
5 1 (1.61%) DHCP
5 1 (1.61%) Internet
5 1 (1.61%) IPv4
5 1 (1.61%) IPv6
5 1 (1.61%) LTE
5 1 (1.61%) MIMO
5 1 (1.61%) MPLS
5 1 (1.61%) Radio Access Network
Database & Business Intelligence
1 24 (38.71%) NoSQL
2 19 (30.65%) Big Data
3 2 (3.23%) Data Mining
3 2 (3.23%) Hadoop
4 1 (1.61%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 25 (40.32%) Subversion
2 23 (37.10%) Git (software)
3 12 (19.35%) Mercurial
4 8 (12.90%) Jenkins
5 6 (9.68%) Atlassian Bamboo
5 6 (9.68%) Travis CI
6 5 (8.06%) JUnit
7 2 (3.23%) Buildbot
7 2 (3.23%) Clang
7 2 (3.23%) CMake
7 2 (3.23%) CruiseControl
7 2 (3.23%) GCC
7 2 (3.23%) Visual Studio
7 2 (3.23%) Xcode
8 1 (1.61%) Axure RP
8 1 (1.61%) JIRA
General
1 10 (16.13%) Finance
2 6 (9.68%) Manufacturing
3 3 (4.84%) Banking
3 3 (4.84%) Games
3 3 (4.84%) Legal
3 3 (4.84%) Public Sector
4 2 (3.23%) Marketing
4 2 (3.23%) Private Banking
4 2 (3.23%) Retail Banking
4 2 (3.23%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 32 (51.61%) Software Engineer
2 12 (19.35%) Java Engineer
2 12 (19.35%) Java Software Engineer
3 6 (9.68%) Developer
3 6 (9.68%) Java Developer
3 6 (9.68%) Senior Software Engineer
4 5 (8.06%) Senior Developer
4 5 (8.06%) Senior Java Developer
5 3 (4.84%) Analyst
5 3 (4.84%) Business Analyst
6 2 (3.23%) Architect
6 2 (3.23%) Consultant
6 2 (3.23%) Information Manager
6 2 (3.23%) Information Security Manager
6 2 (3.23%) IT Manager
6 2 (3.23%) Network Engineer
6 2 (3.23%) RF Engineer
6 2 (3.23%) Risk Analyst
6 2 (3.23%) Service Manager
6 2 (3.23%) Technical Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (19.35%) Node.js
2 7 (11.29%) .NET
3 6 (9.68%) .NET Framework
3 6 (9.68%) REST
4 5 (8.06%) Redux
5 4 (6.45%) Web Services
6 2 (3.23%) 802.1X
6 2 (3.23%) CSS
6 2 (3.23%) HTML
7 1 (1.61%) CryEngine
7 1 (1.61%) Middleware
7 1 (1.61%) RESTful
7 1 (1.61%) Unity (Game Engine)
7 1 (1.61%) Unreal Engine
Miscellaneous
1 13 (20.97%) Data Structures
2 12 (19.35%) Algorithms
2 12 (19.35%) Analytical Skills
3 7 (11.29%) Virtual Team
4 6 (9.68%) Management Information System
5 5 (8.06%) Enterprise Software
6 3 (4.84%) Self-Motivation
7 2 (3.23%) Data Protection Act
7 2 (3.23%) Device Driver
7 2 (3.23%) Embedded Systems
8 1 (1.61%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
8 1 (1.61%) PlayStation
8 1 (1.61%) State Machine
8 1 (1.61%) User Experience
8 1 (1.61%) Xbox
Operating Systems
1 7 (11.29%) Linux
2 5 (8.06%) Unix
3 2 (3.23%) Mac OS X
3 2 (3.23%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 37 (59.68%) Software Engineering
2 26 (41.94%) Test Automation
3 20 (32.26%) Continuous Integration
4 19 (30.65%) Computer Science
5 18 (29.03%) OO
6 15 (24.19%) Decision-Making
7 12 (19.35%) Mathematics
7 12 (19.35%) Problem-Solving
8 10 (16.13%) Scrum
9 9 (14.52%) Agile Software Development
10 7 (11.29%) Mentoring
10 7 (11.29%) Project Management
11 6 (9.68%) Configuration Management
11 6 (9.68%) Information Security
11 6 (9.68%) OOD
11 6 (9.68%) Risk Management
12 5 (8.06%) Continuous Improvement
12 5 (8.06%) Front End Development
12 5 (8.06%) Multithreading
13 4 (6.45%) Cybersecurity
Programming Languages
1 30 (48.39%) Java
2 28 (45.16%) SQL
3 27 (43.55%) C#
4 15 (24.19%) Python
5 12 (19.35%) JavaScript
6 7 (11.29%) C
7 6 (9.68%) C++
8 5 (8.06%) Groovy
8 5 (8.06%) Kotlin
8 5 (8.06%) Scala
9 2 (3.23%) Embedded C
9 2 (3.23%) Embedded C++
9 2 (3.23%) Lua
10 1 (1.61%) PHP
Qualifications
1 12 (19.35%) Numerate Degree
2 7 (11.29%) Computer Science Degree
2 7 (11.29%) PhD
3 4 (6.45%) (ISC)2 CCSP
3 4 (6.45%) Cisco Certification
3 4 (6.45%) CISM
3 4 (6.45%) CISSP
4 2 (3.23%) CCSP
4 2 (3.23%) HNC
4 2 (3.23%) HND
4 2 (3.23%) ISO 27001 Lead Implementer
4 2 (3.23%) TOGAF Certification
5 1 (1.61%) Master's Degree
5 1 (1.61%) MBA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (6.45%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 2 (3.23%) Cyber Essentials
2 2 (3.23%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
2 2 (3.23%) GDPR
2 2 (3.23%) HMG Security Policy Framework
2 2 (3.23%) NIST
2 2 (3.23%) SLA
3 1 (1.61%) PMO
3 1 (1.61%) QA
System Software
1 2 (3.23%) Firmware
Vendors
1 13 (20.97%) Microsoft
2 6 (9.68%) Autodesk
2 6 (9.68%) Google
3 1 (1.61%) Atlassian
3 1 (1.61%) Cadence
3 1 (1.61%) Facebook
3 1 (1.61%) IFS