Period
to 26 September 2018

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 26 September 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Academic Degree
Yorkshire > West Yorkshire
6 months to
26 Sep 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 38 31 24
Rank change year-on-year -7 -7 -3
Permanent jobs citing Degree 340 478 619
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in West Yorkshire 5.90% 6.97% 8.00%
As % of the Qualifications category 37.82% 34.02% 35.49%
Number of salaries quoted 283 373 547
West Yorkshire median annual salary £42,000 £40,000 £42,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.00% -4.76% +5.00%
10th Percentile £22,000 £22,250 £22,500
90th Percentile £63,750 £60,000 £70,000
Yorkshire median annual 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 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 899 1,405 1,744
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in West Yorkshire 15.59% 20.48% 22.54%
Number of salaries quoted 740 1,127 1,469
West Yorkshire median annual salary £41,500 £42,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -2.35% +6.25% -
10th Percentile £22,000 £23,750 £24,750
90th Percentile £63,750 £60,000 £62,500
Yorkshire median annual salary £42,000 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +1.20% +3.75% -

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 26 September 2018.

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 26 September 2018. 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 -13 237 £45,000 +12.50% 53
Bradford +16 39 £33,750 -25.00% 13
Halifax +32 33 £45,000 +50.00% 2
Wakefield -17 15 £31,371 -4.94% 8
Keighley - 3 £35,000 - 1
Ilkley +1 1 £23,000 -8.00% 1
Wetherby -3 1 £23,500 +11.90%
Castleford -6 1 £16,500 -
Huddersfield -16 1 £45,000 +5.88% 8
Cleckheaton - 1 £23,500 -
Calderdale - 1 £70,000 -
Degree
Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 26 September 2018, 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 95 (27.94%) Finance
2 93 (27.35%) Computer Science
3 83 (24.41%) Agile Software Development
4 81 (23.82%) .NET
5 80 (23.53%) SQL
6 73 (21.47%) JavaScript
7 71 (20.88%) Problem-Solving
8 68 (20.00%) Analytical Skills
8 68 (20.00%) HTML
9 64 (18.82%) C#
9 64 (18.82%) Microsoft
10 62 (18.24%) CSS
11 55 (16.18%) Java
12 54 (15.88%) Computer Science Degree
13 52 (15.29%) Mentoring
14 46 (13.53%) SDLC
14 46 (13.53%) Analytics
15 41 (12.06%) Scrum
15 41 (12.06%) Microsoft Azure
16 40 (11.76%) Firewall
17 38 (11.18%) SQL Server
17 38 (11.18%) Test Automation
18 36 (10.59%) Windows
18 36 (10.59%) Coaching
19 35 (10.29%) User Experience
20 34 (10.00%) Information Security
21 33 (9.71%) C
21 33 (9.71%) Mathematics
22 32 (9.41%) Linux
23 31 (9.12%) jQuery

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 19 (5.59%) SAS
2 15 (4.41%) IIS
2 15 (4.41%) SharePoint
3 13 (3.82%) CMS
4 9 (2.65%) Apache
5 4 (1.18%) WordPress
6 2 (0.59%) Drupal
6 2 (0.59%) Oracle SOA Suite
7 1 (0.29%) Confluence
7 1 (0.29%) Marvel
Applications
1 26 (7.65%) Microsoft Excel
2 19 (5.59%) Microsoft Office
3 10 (2.94%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 10 (2.94%) Photoshop
4 2 (0.59%) EViews
4 2 (0.59%) MS Visio
4 2 (0.59%) SPSS
5 1 (0.29%) Adobe Illustrator
5 1 (0.29%) Autodesk Inventor
5 1 (0.29%) InVision
5 1 (0.29%) PTC Creo
5 1 (0.29%) Siemens NX
5 1 (0.29%) SOLIDWORKS
Business Applications
1 5 (1.47%) Magento
2 1 (0.29%) Shopify
Cloud Services
1 41 (12.06%) Microsoft Azure
2 26 (7.65%) SaaS
3 20 (5.88%) IaaS
3 20 (5.88%) PaaS
4 12 (3.53%) Office 365
5 11 (3.24%) GitHub
6 9 (2.65%) Amazon AWS
7 2 (0.59%) Azure Data Factory
7 2 (0.59%) Basecamp
7 2 (0.59%) Google Analytics
7 2 (0.59%) Google Tag Manager
8 1 (0.29%) Amazon CloudWatch
8 1 (0.29%) Amazon ELB
8 1 (0.29%) AWS CloudTrail
8 1 (0.29%) AWS Lambda
8 1 (0.29%) BrowserStack
8 1 (0.29%) Google Cloud Platform
8 1 (0.29%) Google Compute Engine
8 1 (0.29%) Serverless
8 1 (0.29%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 40 (11.76%) Firewall
2 22 (6.47%) Intrusion Detection
3 13 (3.82%) Internet
4 9 (2.65%) Remote Desktop
5 8 (2.35%) DNS
6 7 (2.06%) TCP/IP
7 6 (1.76%) Bluetooth
7 6 (1.76%) GSM
7 6 (1.76%) Network Security
7 6 (1.76%) VoIP
7 6 (1.76%) Wi-Fi
8 5 (1.47%) Cisco Firepower
8 5 (1.47%) LAN
8 5 (1.47%) Symposium
8 5 (1.47%) WAN
9 4 (1.18%) VLAN
9 4 (1.18%) VPN
9 4 (1.18%) Wireless
10 3 (0.88%) WLAN
11 2 (0.59%) DHCP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 38 (11.18%) SQL Server
2 19 (5.59%) Power BI
3 18 (5.29%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 16 (4.71%) Relational Database
5 15 (4.41%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 15 (4.41%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 11 (3.24%) Big Data
7 10 (2.94%) Base SAS
8 9 (2.65%) MySQL
8 9 (2.65%) QlikView
9 7 (2.06%) Data Warehouse
9 7 (2.06%) SAS Enterprise Guide
9 7 (2.06%) SAS Enterprise Miner
10 5 (1.47%) MS Access
11 3 (0.88%) NoSQL
11 3 (0.88%) SQL Server 2008
12 2 (0.59%) Azure SQL Database
12 2 (0.59%) BusinessObjects
12 2 (0.59%) DTS
12 2 (0.59%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 26 (7.65%) Git (software)
2 15 (4.41%) Selenium
3 12 (3.53%) Jasmine
3 12 (3.53%) Protractor
4 10 (2.94%) Axure RP
4 10 (2.94%) Visual Studio Team System
5 8 (2.35%) JUnit
5 8 (2.35%) TestNG
6 7 (2.06%) SonarQube
7 6 (1.76%) Cucumber
7 6 (1.76%) LabVIEW
8 5 (1.47%) SpecFlow
8 5 (1.47%) Team Foundation Server
8 5 (1.47%) Visual Studio
8 5 (1.47%) WebDriver
9 4 (1.18%) Mocha
9 4 (1.18%) Subversion
10 3 (0.88%) FitNesse
10 3 (0.88%) JIRA
10 3 (0.88%) tSQLt
General
1 95 (27.94%) Finance
2 23 (6.76%) Retail
3 19 (5.59%) Marketing
4 14 (4.12%) Electronics
5 12 (3.53%) Legal
6 11 (3.24%) Manufacturing
7 7 (2.06%) Pharmaceutical
8 6 (1.76%) Law
9 4 (1.18%) Banking
9 4 (1.18%) Local Government
10 3 (0.88%) Retail Banking
10 3 (0.88%) Telecoms
11 2 (0.59%) Games
12 1 (0.29%) Back Office
12 1 (0.29%) French Language
12 1 (0.29%) German Language
12 1 (0.29%) Italian Language
12 1 (0.29%) Military
Job Titles
1 96 (28.24%) Developer
2 79 (23.24%) Analyst
3 33 (9.71%) Consultant
4 30 (8.82%) Graduate
5 24 (7.06%) .NET Developer
6 20 (5.88%) Senior Analyst
6 20 (5.88%) Software Developer
7 17 (5.00%) Graduate Developer
8 16 (4.71%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
8 16 (4.71%) Tester
9 15 (4.41%) Architect
9 15 (4.41%) Java Developer
9 15 (4.41%) JavaScript Developer
9 15 (4.41%) Project Manager
9 15 (4.41%) Security Analyst
10 14 (4.12%) Automation Tester
11 13 (3.82%) Senior Developer
12 12 (3.53%) Software Engineer
13 11 (3.24%) Node.js Developer
13 11 (3.24%) Technical Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 81 (23.82%) .NET
2 68 (20.00%) HTML
3 62 (18.24%) CSS
4 31 (9.12%) jQuery
5 23 (6.76%) ASP.NET
5 23 (6.76%) HTML5
6 22 (6.47%) Web Services
7 18 (5.29%) RESTful
8 16 (4.71%) AngularJS
9 15 (4.41%) CSS3
9 15 (4.41%) Node.js
9 15 (4.41%) XML
10 12 (3.53%) Middleware
11 11 (3.24%) Socket.IO
12 9 (2.65%) .NET Framework
12 9 (2.65%) Spring
13 8 (2.35%) WSDL
14 7 (2.06%) Ajax
14 7 (2.06%) Twitter Bootstrap
15 6 (1.76%) Express
Miscellaneous
1 93 (27.35%) Computer Science
2 68 (20.00%) Analytical Skills
3 35 (10.29%) User Experience
4 25 (7.35%) Management Information System
5 23 (6.76%) Driving Licence
6 14 (4.12%) Client/Server
7 11 (3.24%) Linux Command Line
8 10 (2.94%) Mobile App
9 7 (2.06%) Self-Motivation
10 6 (1.76%) Handset
11 5 (1.47%) Biotechnology
11 5 (1.47%) Credit Risk
11 5 (1.47%) NHS
12 4 (1.18%) Algorithms
13 3 (0.88%) Greenfield Project
14 2 (0.59%) Data Centre
14 2 (0.59%) Data Structures
14 2 (0.59%) Enterprise Software
14 2 (0.59%) Virtual Team
15 1 (0.29%) Digital Media
Operating Systems
1 36 (10.59%) Windows
2 32 (9.41%) Linux
3 25 (7.35%) Windows Server
4 9 (2.65%) Windows 7
5 6 (1.76%) Android
5 6 (1.76%) Apple iOS
5 6 (1.76%) Windows 10
5 6 (1.76%) Windows 8
5 6 (1.76%) Windows Phone
5 6 (1.76%) Windows Server 2008
5 6 (1.76%) Windows Server 2012
6 3 (0.88%) Unix
7 2 (0.59%) VMS
8 1 (0.29%) OpenVMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 83 (24.41%) Agile Software Development
2 71 (20.88%) Problem-Solving
3 52 (15.29%) Mentoring
4 46 (13.53%) Analytics
4 46 (13.53%) SDLC
5 41 (12.06%) Scrum
6 38 (11.18%) Test Automation
7 36 (10.59%) Coaching
8 34 (10.00%) Information Security
9 33 (9.71%) Mathematics
10 31 (9.12%) Cybersecurity
11 28 (8.24%) Continuous Improvement
11 28 (8.24%) Software Engineering
11 28 (8.24%) TDD
12 25 (7.35%) Business Intelligence
13 24 (7.06%) Identity Access Management
14 23 (6.76%) OO
14 23 (6.76%) Risk Management
14 23 (6.76%) Software Testing
15 22 (6.47%) DevOps
Programming Languages
1 80 (23.53%) SQL
2 73 (21.47%) JavaScript
3 64 (18.82%) C#
4 55 (16.18%) Java
5 33 (9.71%) C
6 20 (5.88%) PHP
6 20 (5.88%) T-SQL
7 19 (5.59%) VB
8 18 (5.29%) VBA
9 15 (4.41%) VB.NET
10 12 (3.53%) C++
11 11 (3.24%) ES6
11 11 (3.24%) R
11 11 (3.24%) VB6
12 7 (2.06%) MATLAB
13 6 (1.76%) Python
14 2 (0.59%) PL/SQL
14 2 (0.59%) PowerShell
14 2 (0.59%) VBScript
15 1 (0.29%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 54 (15.88%) Computer Science Degree
2 22 (6.47%) CISSP
3 12 (3.53%) Cisco Certification
3 12 (3.53%) Microsoft Certification
4 11 (3.24%) Security Cleared
5 10 (2.94%) CCNA
6 9 (2.65%) CISM
7 8 (2.35%) ISEB
7 8 (2.35%) MCSA
8 7 (2.06%) ISTQB
9 5 (1.47%) CISA
9 5 (1.47%) ISO 27001 Lead Auditor
9 5 (1.47%) MCP
10 4 (1.18%) CCNP
10 4 (1.18%) CompTIA Security+
10 4 (1.18%) DBS Check
10 4 (1.18%) ISACA
10 4 (1.18%) Network+ Certification
11 3 (0.88%) CISMP
11 3 (0.88%) MCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 27 (7.94%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 18 (5.29%) QA
3 8 (2.35%) GDPR
4 6 (1.76%) PCI DSS
5 3 (0.88%) Cyber Essentials
5 3 (0.88%) Data Quality
6 2 (0.59%) PMO
6 2 (0.59%) SLA
7 1 (0.29%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 12 (3.53%) Active Directory
2 6 (1.76%) Firmware
2 6 (1.76%) Hyper-V
3 3 (0.88%) VMware Infrastructure
4 1 (0.29%) Docker
4 1 (0.29%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 3 (0.88%) Grafana
1 3 (0.88%) McAfee ePO
1 3 (0.88%) Nessus
1 3 (0.88%) SCOrch
2 1 (0.29%) Ansible
2 1 (0.29%) SmoothWall
2 1 (0.29%) Terraform
Vendors
1 64 (18.82%) Microsoft
2 19 (5.59%) Google
3 14 (4.12%) Oracle
4 13 (3.82%) Twitter
5 12 (3.53%) Salesforce.com
6 11 (3.24%) Tableau
7 8 (2.35%) Cisco
8 7 (2.06%) Cognos
8 7 (2.06%) Informatica
8 7 (2.06%) MuleSoft
9 6 (1.76%) Apple
9 6 (1.76%) Remedy
9 6 (1.76%) ServiceNow
9 6 (1.76%) Splunk
10 5 (1.47%) VMware
10 5 (1.47%) Xerox
11 4 (1.18%) Adobe
12 3 (0.88%) CheckPoint
12 3 (0.88%) Fortinet
12 3 (0.88%) McAfee