Period
to 24 June 2019

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in West Yorkshire with a requirement for Degree qualifications. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered over the 6 months to 24 June 2019 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Academic Degree
Yorkshire > West Yorkshire
6 months to
24 Jun 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 49 55 29
Rank change year-on-year +6 -26 -8
Permanent jobs citing Degree 217 305 510
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in West Yorkshire 4.87% 4.60% 7.17%
As % of the Qualifications category 30.43% 30.87% 36.12%
Number of salaries quoted 171 255 415
West Yorkshire median annual salary £40,500 £42,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -3.57% +5.00% -
10th Percentile £22,500 £20,500 £23,000
90th Percentile £62,500 £63,750 £60,000
Yorkshire median annual salary £40,000 £41,750 £40,000
% change year-on-year -4.19% +4.38% +6.67%

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 West Yorkshire with a requirement for academic qualifications or professional certifications.

All Academic and Professional Certifications
West Yorkshire
Permanent vacancies requiring academic qualifications or professional certifications 713 988 1,412
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in West Yorkshire 16.01% 14.91% 19.84%
Number of salaries quoted 606 831 1,143
West Yorkshire median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.88% - +6.25%
10th Percentile £25,438 £22,000 £25,000
90th Percentile £65,000 £61,750 £60,000
Yorkshire median annual salary £40,000 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year -5.88% - +6.25%

Degree
Job Vacancy Trend in West Yorkshire

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

Job vacancy trend for Degree in West Yorkshire

Degree
Salary Trend in West Yorkshire

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

Salary trend for Degree in West Yorkshire

Degree
Salary Histogram in West Yorkshire

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Degree in West Yorkshire over the 6 months to 24 June 2019.

Salary histogram for Degree in West Yorkshire

Degree
Job Locations in West Yorkshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Degree within the West Yorkshire region over the 6 months to 24 June 2019. 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
Leeds -19 115 £40,500 -4.71% 12
Halifax +9 27 £45,000 -14.29%
Bradford +22 14 £45,500 +26.55% 1
Wakefield +7 14 £35,435 -23.38% 1
Huddersfield +9 8 £25,750 -
Otley - 4 - -
Ilkley -10 2 - - 1
Batley - 2 £35,000 -
Wetherby - 1 £30,000 -
Degree
Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 24 June 2019, 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 West Yorkshire region with a requirement for Degree.

1 105 (48.39%) Agile Software Development
2 68 (31.34%) Computer Science
3 59 (27.19%) Microsoft
4 56 (25.81%) SQL
5 55 (25.35%) Problem-Solving
6 52 (23.96%) Finance
7 45 (20.74%) DevOps
8 44 (20.28%) Software Engineering
9 43 (19.82%) .NET
9 43 (19.82%) Analytical Skills
10 42 (19.35%) Project Management
11 41 (18.89%) Scrum
12 37 (17.05%) C#
13 36 (16.59%) SQL Server
14 32 (14.75%) Java
15 30 (13.82%) Kanban
15 30 (13.82%) Computer Science Degree
16 28 (12.90%) Root Cause Analysis
17 27 (12.44%) Continuous Integration
18 26 (11.98%) JavaScript
19 25 (11.52%) C
19 25 (11.52%) Test Automation
20 24 (11.06%) Python
20 24 (11.06%) Business Intelligence
21 23 (10.60%) QA
22 22 (10.14%) Microsoft Azure
22 22 (10.14%) Microsoft Excel
23 21 (9.68%) User Acceptance Testing
24 20 (9.22%) Microsoft PowerPoint
24 20 (9.22%) SDLC

Degree
Co-occurring IT Skills in West 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 4 (1.84%) CMS
1 4 (1.84%) SharePoint
2 2 (0.92%) Apache
2 2 (0.92%) Cloud Foundry
2 2 (0.92%) Confluence
2 2 (0.92%) nginx
2 2 (0.92%) SAS
2 2 (0.92%) Sitecore CMS
2 2 (0.92%) Tomcat
2 2 (0.92%) WebSphere
2 2 (0.92%) WordPress
3 1 (0.46%) Apache Spark
Applications
1 22 (10.14%) Microsoft Excel
2 20 (9.22%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 19 (8.76%) Microsoft Office
4 3 (1.38%) MS Visio
5 2 (0.92%) InVision
5 2 (0.92%) Marvel
5 2 (0.92%) Microsoft Project
6 1 (0.46%) Adobe Creative Suite
Business Applications
1 3 (1.38%) Dynamics CRM
2 2 (0.92%) HFM
2 2 (0.92%) Hyperion Planning
2 2 (0.92%) Magento
3 1 (0.46%) SAP MDG
Cloud Services
1 22 (10.14%) Microsoft Azure
2 8 (3.69%) Azure Stack
3 5 (2.30%) SaaS
4 4 (1.84%) Amazon AWS
5 3 (1.38%) GitHub
5 3 (1.38%) Power Platform
6 1 (0.46%) Adobe Analytics
6 1 (0.46%) IaaS
6 1 (0.46%) NuGet
6 1 (0.46%) Office 365
6 1 (0.46%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 10 (4.61%) Bluetooth
1 10 (4.61%) GSM
1 10 (4.61%) Wi-Fi
2 5 (2.30%) Internet
3 3 (1.38%) LAN
3 3 (1.38%) VoIP
3 3 (1.38%) WAN
4 2 (0.92%) IP Telephony
4 2 (0.92%) VPN
4 2 (0.92%) Wireless
5 1 (0.46%) BGP
5 1 (0.46%) Broadband
5 1 (0.46%) Cisco ASA
5 1 (0.46%) DNS
5 1 (0.46%) Ethernet
5 1 (0.46%) Firewall
5 1 (0.46%) MPLS
5 1 (0.46%) TCP/IP
5 1 (0.46%) Unified Communications
5 1 (0.46%) WebEx
Database & Business Intelligence
1 36 (16.59%) SQL Server
2 9 (4.15%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 8 (3.69%) Data Warehouse
4 7 (3.23%) NoSQL
4 7 (3.23%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 6 (2.76%) Relational Database
5 6 (2.76%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 4 (1.84%) OLAP
7 3 (1.38%) DTS
7 3 (1.38%) OLTP
7 3 (1.38%) Power BI
7 3 (1.38%) RDBMS
8 2 (0.92%) DB2
8 2 (0.92%) Essbase
8 2 (0.92%) MySQL
8 2 (0.92%) Oracle BI EE
8 2 (0.92%) PostgreSQL
8 2 (0.92%) QlikView
8 2 (0.92%) Semantic Layer
9 1 (0.46%) Base SAS
Development Applications
1 14 (6.45%) Git (software)
2 11 (5.07%) JIRA
3 10 (4.61%) LabVIEW
4 9 (4.15%) Team Foundation Server
5 7 (3.23%) Selenium
5 7 (3.23%) Visual Studio
6 5 (2.30%) Jasmine
6 5 (2.30%) Jenkins
6 5 (2.30%) JUnit
7 4 (1.84%) SoapUI
8 3 (1.38%) GitLab
8 3 (1.38%) Protractor
8 3 (1.38%) SpecFlow
8 3 (1.38%) TeamCity
8 3 (1.38%) TestNG
9 2 (0.92%) Cucumber
9 2 (0.92%) FitNesse
9 2 (0.92%) Gradle
9 2 (0.92%) Karma Test Runner
9 2 (0.92%) Mockito
General
1 52 (23.96%) Finance
2 20 (9.22%) Electronics
3 11 (5.07%) Marketing
4 10 (4.61%) Manufacturing
5 9 (4.15%) Retail
6 7 (3.23%) Banking
7 3 (1.38%) Telecoms
8 2 (0.92%) Games
9 1 (0.46%) Automotive
9 1 (0.46%) Financial Institution
9 1 (0.46%) Legal
9 1 (0.46%) Pharmaceutical
9 1 (0.46%) Social Science
Job Titles
1 53 (24.42%) Analyst
2 42 (19.35%) Developer
3 28 (12.90%) Software Engineer
4 18 (8.29%) Junior
5 16 (7.37%) Business Analyst
5 16 (7.37%) Support Analyst
6 13 (5.99%) Applications Support
6 13 (5.99%) Applications Support Analyst
6 13 (5.99%) Java Developer
7 12 (5.53%) C++ Software Engineer
7 12 (5.53%) Graduate
8 11 (5.07%) C Software Engineer
8 11 (5.07%) C/C++ Software Engineer
8 11 (5.07%) Embedded C++ Engineer
8 11 (5.07%) Embedded C++ Software Engineer
8 11 (5.07%) Embedded Engineer
8 11 (5.07%) Embedded Software Engineer
8 11 (5.07%) Linux Engineer
8 11 (5.07%) Senior Software Engineer
9 10 (4.61%) Senior Electronics Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 43 (19.82%) .NET
2 16 (7.37%) .NET Framework
3 14 (6.45%) XML
4 13 (5.99%) CSS
4 13 (5.99%) HTML
5 12 (5.53%) ASP.NET
6 9 (4.15%) AngularJS
6 9 (4.15%) Web Services
7 6 (2.76%) .NET Core
7 6 (2.76%) REST
8 4 (1.84%) ASP.NET Web Forms
8 4 (1.84%) Node.js
8 4 (1.84%) Sass
8 4 (1.84%) Spring
9 3 (1.38%) ASP.NET MVC
9 3 (1.38%) ASP.NET Web API
9 3 (1.38%) jQuery
9 3 (1.38%) MDX
9 3 (1.38%) React
9 3 (1.38%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 43 (19.82%) Analytical Skills
2 12 (5.53%) Self-Motivation
3 10 (4.61%) Analogue Electronics
3 10 (4.61%) Enterprise Software
3 10 (4.61%) Management Information System
4 9 (4.15%) NHS
5 8 (3.69%) Data Structures
6 6 (2.76%) Algorithms
6 6 (2.76%) Driving Licence
7 5 (2.30%) FMCG
7 5 (2.30%) User Experience
8 4 (1.84%) Data Centre
8 4 (1.84%) Mobile App
9 3 (1.38%) Greenfield Project
10 2 (0.92%) Blog
11 1 (0.46%) Handset
11 1 (0.46%) Reference Data
11 1 (0.46%) Social Media
11 1 (0.46%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 18 (8.29%) Linux
2 13 (5.99%) Windows
2 13 (5.99%) Windows Server
3 7 (3.23%) Windows Server 2012
4 5 (2.30%) Unix
5 2 (0.92%) Android
5 2 (0.92%) Ubuntu
6 1 (0.46%) Apple iOS
6 1 (0.46%) Windows 10
6 1 (0.46%) Windows 7
6 1 (0.46%) Windows 8
6 1 (0.46%) Windows Phone
6 1 (0.46%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 105 (48.39%) Agile Software Development
2 68 (31.34%) Computer Science
3 55 (25.35%) Problem-Solving
4 45 (20.74%) DevOps
5 44 (20.28%) Software Engineering
6 42 (19.35%) Project Management
7 41 (18.89%) Scrum
8 30 (13.82%) Kanban
9 28 (12.90%) Root Cause Analysis
10 27 (12.44%) Continuous Integration
11 25 (11.52%) Test Automation
12 24 (11.06%) Business Intelligence
13 21 (9.68%) User Acceptance Testing
14 20 (9.22%) Decision-Making
14 20 (9.22%) SDLC
14 20 (9.22%) Validation
15 19 (8.76%) OO
16 18 (8.29%) ITIL
17 17 (7.83%) Analytics
18 16 (7.37%) Mentoring
Programming Languages
1 56 (25.81%) SQL
2 37 (17.05%) C#
3 32 (14.75%) Java
4 26 (11.98%) JavaScript
5 25 (11.52%) C
6 24 (11.06%) Python
7 15 (6.91%) PowerShell
8 14 (6.45%) VB
9 12 (5.53%) C++
10 11 (5.07%) PHP
11 10 (4.61%) Ruby
11 10 (4.61%) T-SQL
12 6 (2.76%) Perl
13 3 (1.38%) VB.NET
14 2 (0.92%) Elixir
14 2 (0.92%) ES6
14 2 (0.92%) Java 8
14 2 (0.92%) R
14 2 (0.92%) TypeScript
14 2 (0.92%) VBA
Qualifications
1 30 (13.82%) Computer Science Degree
2 9 (4.15%) ISTQB
3 8 (3.69%) Numerate Degree
4 7 (3.23%) ISEB
5 3 (1.38%) IIBA
6 2 (0.92%) CAPM
6 2 (0.92%) CCIE
6 2 (0.92%) CCNA
6 2 (0.92%) CCNP
6 2 (0.92%) Cisco Certification
6 2 (0.92%) CISSP
6 2 (0.92%) GPEN
6 2 (0.92%) GWAPT
6 2 (0.92%) GXPN
6 2 (0.92%) Microsoft Certification
6 2 (0.92%) OSCP
6 2 (0.92%) PMI Certification
6 2 (0.92%) PMP
6 2 (0.92%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
6 2 (0.92%) Six Sigma Master Black Belt
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 23 (10.60%) QA
2 9 (4.15%) PCI DSS
3 6 (2.76%) GDPR
3 6 (2.76%) PMO
4 5 (2.30%) Data Quality
5 4 (1.84%) SLA
6 2 (0.92%) NIST
7 1 (0.46%) CDISC
System Software
1 12 (5.53%) Firmware
2 2 (0.92%) Active Directory
3 1 (0.46%) HDFS
3 1 (0.46%) Terminal Services
3 1 (0.46%) Virtual Machines
3 1 (0.46%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 2 (0.92%) Cisco CUCM
1 2 (0.92%) HP Quality Center
2 1 (0.46%) Ansible
Vendors
1 59 (27.19%) Microsoft
2 9 (4.15%) Tableau
3 6 (2.76%) Dynatrace
3 6 (2.76%) Oracle
4 5 (2.30%) Xamarin
5 4 (1.84%) SAP
5 4 (1.84%) Unisys
6 3 (1.38%) Cisco
7 2 (0.92%) Adobe
7 2 (0.92%) HP
7 2 (0.92%) hybris
7 2 (0.92%) Hyperion
7 2 (0.92%) MicroStrategy
7 2 (0.92%) Salesforce.com
7 2 (0.92%) Sitecore
8 1 (0.46%) Alteryx
8 1 (0.46%) Apple
8 1 (0.46%) Informatica
8 1 (0.46%) Remedy
8 1 (0.46%) ServiceNow