Period
to 20 July 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 20 July 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Academic Degree
Yorkshire > West Yorkshire
6 months to
20 Jul 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 46 29 23
Rank change year-on-year -17 -6 0
Permanent jobs citing Degree 339 515 661
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in West Yorkshire 5.19% 7.25% 7.99%
As % of the Qualifications category 33.46% 36.68% 34.84%
Number of salaries quoted 278 408 580
West Yorkshire median annual salary £42,500 £38,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +11.84% -5.00% -
10th Percentile £20,500 £22,500 £22,500
90th Percentile £67,500 £60,000 £70,000
Yorkshire median annual salary £42,250 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year +5.63% +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 1,013 1,404 1,897
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in West Yorkshire 15.52% 19.76% 22.93%
Number of salaries quoted 838 1,122 1,574
West Yorkshire median annual salary £42,250 £42,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -0.59% +6.25% -
10th Percentile £21,675 £25,000 £24,000
90th Percentile £63,750 £60,000 £61,250
Yorkshire median annual salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year - +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 20 July 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 20 July 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 -16 266 £42,000 +5.00% 64
Bradford -10 30 £40,000 +4.58% 21
Halifax +29 15 £47,500 +58.33% 1
Wakefield +8 13 £45,000 +50.00% 4
Ilkley +2 3 £37,500 +50.00%
Keighley - 2 £28,000 - 1
Bingley - 2 £52,500 -
Castleford -3 1 £16,500 - 2
Cleckheaton - 1 £23,500 - 2
Wetherby - 1 £23,500 - 1
Calderdale - 1 £70,000 -
Degree
Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 20 July 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.

1 117 (34.51%) Finance
2 92 (27.14%) Agile Software Development
3 83 (24.48%) SQL
3 83 (24.48%) Computer Science
4 74 (21.83%) .NET
5 68 (20.06%) Problem-Solving
6 67 (19.76%) JavaScript
7 66 (19.47%) C#
8 61 (17.99%) HTML
9 59 (17.40%) Java
10 56 (16.52%) Analytical Skills
11 55 (16.22%) CSS
12 53 (15.63%) Microsoft
13 52 (15.34%) SDLC
14 49 (14.45%) Test Automation
15 46 (13.57%) Computer Science Degree
16 45 (13.27%) Firewall
17 44 (12.98%) Microsoft Azure
17 44 (12.98%) Analytics
18 42 (12.39%) Scrum
19 39 (11.50%) Information Security
19 39 (11.50%) Microsoft Excel
20 38 (11.21%) Mentoring
21 37 (10.91%) Microsoft Office
22 35 (10.32%) ITIL
23 34 (10.03%) User Experience
24 33 (9.73%) SQL Server
25 32 (9.44%) OO
25 32 (9.44%) TDD
25 32 (9.44%) Coaching

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 20 (5.90%) SAS
2 13 (3.83%) CMS
3 8 (2.36%) SharePoint
4 4 (1.18%) Confluence
4 4 (1.18%) IIS
5 3 (0.88%) Apache
5 3 (0.88%) Apache Spark
5 3 (0.88%) MS Exchange
6 2 (0.59%) Drupal
6 2 (0.59%) Oracle SOA Suite
7 1 (0.29%) Apache Solr
7 1 (0.29%) Elasticsearch
7 1 (0.29%) Exchange Server 2010
7 1 (0.29%) Marvel
7 1 (0.29%) Sitecore CMS
7 1 (0.29%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 39 (11.50%) Microsoft Excel
2 37 (10.91%) Microsoft Office
3 13 (3.83%) Photoshop
4 11 (3.24%) Microsoft PowerPoint
5 8 (2.36%) Adobe Illustrator
6 6 (1.77%) MS Visio
7 5 (1.47%) SPSS
8 3 (0.88%) InDesign
8 3 (0.88%) InVision
9 2 (0.59%) Adobe Creative Suite
9 2 (0.59%) EViews
9 2 (0.59%) Microsoft Project
9 2 (0.59%) UXPin
10 1 (0.29%) Adobe Captivate
10 1 (0.29%) Adobe Premiere
10 1 (0.29%) Autodesk Inventor
10 1 (0.29%) PTC Creo
10 1 (0.29%) Siemens NX
10 1 (0.29%) SOLIDWORKS
10 1 (0.29%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 4 (1.18%) SAP MM
2 2 (0.59%) SAP ERP
3 1 (0.29%) Visualfiles
Cloud Services
1 44 (12.98%) Microsoft Azure
2 25 (7.37%) SaaS
3 22 (6.49%) IaaS
3 22 (6.49%) PaaS
4 13 (3.83%) Amazon AWS
5 8 (2.36%) Office 365
6 4 (1.18%) GitHub
6 4 (1.18%) Google Analytics
7 3 (0.88%) BrowserStack
8 2 (0.59%) Azure Data Factory
8 2 (0.59%) BlazeMeter
8 2 (0.59%) Google Tag Manager
9 1 (0.29%) Adobe Creative Cloud
9 1 (0.29%) AWS CloudTrail
9 1 (0.29%) AWS Lambda
9 1 (0.29%) Azure Active Directory
9 1 (0.29%) Google Cloud Platform
9 1 (0.29%) Google Compute Engine
9 1 (0.29%) Virtual Private Cloud
9 1 (0.29%) Yammer
Communications & Networking
1 45 (13.27%) Firewall
2 24 (7.08%) Intrusion Detection
3 16 (4.72%) TCP/IP
4 14 (4.13%) DNS
5 11 (3.24%) DHCP
5 11 (3.24%) Symposium
6 9 (2.65%) VLAN
6 9 (2.65%) VPN
6 9 (2.65%) Wireless
7 7 (2.06%) HTTP
7 7 (2.06%) HTTPS
7 7 (2.06%) IPsec
8 6 (1.77%) Remote Desktop
8 6 (1.77%) WebEx
9 5 (1.47%) Network Security
10 3 (0.88%) Internet
10 3 (0.88%) LAN
10 3 (0.88%) VoIP
10 3 (0.88%) WAN
11 2 (0.59%) BGP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 33 (9.73%) SQL Server
2 22 (6.49%) Big Data
3 14 (4.13%) Base SAS
3 14 (4.13%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 13 (3.83%) MS Access
5 12 (3.54%) Power BI
6 7 (2.06%) MySQL
6 7 (2.06%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 7 (2.06%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 6 (1.77%) QlikView
8 4 (1.18%) Data Warehouse
8 4 (1.18%) NoSQL
8 4 (1.18%) Relational Database
9 3 (0.88%) Apache Hive
9 3 (0.88%) Hadoop
9 3 (0.88%) SAS Enterprise Guide
9 3 (0.88%) SAS Enterprise Miner
9 3 (0.88%) SQL Server 2012
10 2 (0.59%) BusinessObjects
10 2 (0.59%) DTS
Development Applications
1 28 (8.26%) Git (software)
2 17 (5.01%) Selenium
3 16 (4.72%) Jasmine
3 16 (4.72%) Protractor
4 13 (3.83%) Subversion
5 12 (3.54%) Axure RP
6 11 (3.24%) SpecFlow
7 9 (2.65%) Balsamiq Mockups
7 9 (2.65%) Mocha
7 9 (2.65%) Team Foundation Server
8 8 (2.36%) WebDriver
9 7 (2.06%) FitNesse
9 7 (2.06%) JIRA
9 7 (2.06%) JUnit
9 7 (2.06%) TestNG
9 7 (2.06%) tSQLt
10 6 (1.77%) Cucumber
11 5 (1.47%) TeamCity
11 5 (1.47%) Visual Studio Team System
12 3 (0.88%) Visual Studio
General
1 117 (34.51%) Finance
2 28 (8.26%) Retail
3 16 (4.72%) Legal
4 14 (4.13%) Local Government
5 13 (3.83%) Pharmaceutical
6 10 (2.95%) Law
6 10 (2.95%) Marketing
7 7 (2.06%) Banking
8 6 (1.77%) Automotive
8 6 (1.77%) Retail Banking
9 4 (1.18%) Electronics
9 4 (1.18%) Manufacturing
10 2 (0.59%) Back Office
10 2 (0.59%) Games
10 2 (0.59%) Publishing
10 2 (0.59%) Telecoms
11 1 (0.29%) French Language
11 1 (0.29%) German Language
11 1 (0.29%) Italian Language
11 1 (0.29%) Military
Job Titles
1 87 (25.66%) Analyst
1 87 (25.66%) Developer
2 33 (9.73%) Graduate
3 24 (7.08%) .NET Developer
4 22 (6.49%) Architect
4 22 (6.49%) Consultant
4 22 (6.49%) Senior Analyst
5 20 (5.90%) Graduate Developer
5 20 (5.90%) Software Developer
6 16 (4.72%) Tester
7 14 (4.13%) Automation Tester
7 14 (4.13%) Security Analyst
8 13 (3.83%) Java Developer
8 13 (3.83%) Junior
9 12 (3.54%) Project Manager
9 12 (3.54%) Solutions Architect
10 11 (3.24%) Designer
10 11 (3.24%) Graduate .NET Developer
10 11 (3.24%) JavaScript Developer
10 11 (3.24%) Statistical Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 74 (21.83%) .NET
2 61 (17.99%) HTML
3 55 (16.22%) CSS
4 25 (7.37%) jQuery
4 25 (7.37%) Web Services
5 21 (6.19%) XML
6 20 (5.90%) HTML5
7 17 (5.01%) ASP.NET
7 17 (5.01%) WSDL
8 16 (4.72%) RESTful
9 15 (4.42%) AngularJS
10 14 (4.13%) Spring
11 13 (3.83%) Node.js
12 11 (3.24%) React
12 11 (3.24%) REST
13 10 (2.95%) CSS3
13 10 (2.95%) SOAP
13 10 (2.95%) Struts
14 7 (2.06%) XSD
15 6 (1.77%) .NET Framework
Miscellaneous
1 83 (24.48%) Computer Science
2 56 (16.52%) Analytical Skills
3 34 (10.03%) User Experience
4 21 (6.19%) Management Information System
5 17 (5.01%) Driving Licence
6 11 (3.24%) Biotechnology
7 9 (2.65%) Mobile App
8 8 (2.36%) Self-Motivation
9 6 (1.77%) Video Conferencing
10 5 (1.47%) Algorithms
11 4 (1.18%) Linux Command Line
12 3 (0.88%) Client/Server
12 3 (0.88%) Credit Risk
12 3 (0.88%) Handset
12 3 (0.88%) Social Media
13 2 (0.59%) Data Structures
13 2 (0.59%) e-Learning
13 2 (0.59%) Enterprise Software
13 2 (0.59%) Greenfield Project
14 1 (0.29%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 25 (7.37%) Linux
2 20 (5.90%) Windows
3 12 (3.54%) Windows Server
4 8 (2.36%) Windows Server 2008
5 6 (1.77%) Windows 7
5 6 (1.77%) Windows Server 2012
6 3 (0.88%) Android
6 3 (0.88%) Apple iOS
6 3 (0.88%) Windows 10
6 3 (0.88%) Windows 8
6 3 (0.88%) Windows Phone
7 2 (0.59%) VMS
8 1 (0.29%) OpenVMS
8 1 (0.29%) Unix
8 1 (0.29%) Windows Server 2003
8 1 (0.29%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 92 (27.14%) Agile Software Development
2 68 (20.06%) Problem-Solving
3 52 (15.34%) SDLC
4 49 (14.45%) Test Automation
5 44 (12.98%) Analytics
6 42 (12.39%) Scrum
7 39 (11.50%) Information Security
8 38 (11.21%) Mentoring
9 35 (10.32%) ITIL
10 32 (9.44%) Coaching
10 32 (9.44%) OO
10 32 (9.44%) TDD
11 31 (9.14%) Cybersecurity
12 30 (8.85%) Risk Management
13 27 (7.96%) Project Management
14 26 (7.67%) Continuous Improvement
14 26 (7.67%) Mathematics
15 25 (7.37%) Software Engineering
15 25 (7.37%) Stakeholder Management
15 25 (7.37%) Statistics
Programming Languages
1 83 (24.48%) SQL
2 67 (19.76%) JavaScript
3 66 (19.47%) C#
4 59 (17.40%) Java
5 21 (6.19%) T-SQL
6 20 (5.90%) C
7 19 (5.60%) VBA
8 15 (4.42%) PHP
8 15 (4.42%) R
9 13 (3.83%) MATLAB
9 13 (3.83%) VB.NET
10 11 (3.24%) Python
11 9 (2.65%) VB
12 6 (1.77%) VB6
13 5 (1.47%) PowerShell
14 4 (1.18%) C++
14 4 (1.18%) ES6
15 3 (0.88%) PL/SQL
16 2 (0.59%) Apex Code
16 2 (0.59%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 46 (13.57%) Computer Science Degree
2 29 (8.55%) CISSP
3 17 (5.01%) Cisco Certification
3 17 (5.01%) ISEB
4 15 (4.42%) CCNA
4 15 (4.42%) CISM
5 13 (3.83%) ISTQB
6 11 (3.24%) CISA
7 10 (2.95%) Microsoft Certification
8 9 (2.65%) Numerate Degree
9 8 (2.36%) Network+ Certification
10 7 (2.06%) Master's Degree
11 6 (1.77%) CGEIT
11 6 (1.77%) CompTIA Security+
11 6 (1.77%) CRISC
12 5 (1.47%) MCSA
12 5 (1.47%) MCSE
13 4 (1.18%) CCNP
13 4 (1.18%) ITIL Certification
13 4 (1.18%) MCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 26 (7.67%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 14 (4.13%) GDPR
3 7 (2.06%) QA
4 6 (1.77%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 5 (1.47%) PMO
6 4 (1.18%) PCI DSS
7 2 (0.59%) Cyber Essentials
7 2 (0.59%) SLA
8 1 (0.29%) Data Quality
8 1 (0.29%) GCP
System Software
1 18 (5.31%) Active Directory
2 10 (2.95%) VMware Infrastructure
3 9 (2.65%) Hyper-V
4 2 (0.59%) VMware ESXi
4 2 (0.59%) vSphere
5 1 (0.29%) Firmware
5 1 (0.29%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 6 (1.77%) SmoothWall
2 5 (1.47%) Grafana
3 3 (0.88%) McAfee ePO
3 3 (0.88%) Nessus
4 2 (0.59%) Ansible
4 2 (0.59%) HP Fortify
4 2 (0.59%) Opscode Chef
5 1 (0.29%) MIMEsweeper
5 1 (0.29%) SCOrch
Vendors
1 53 (15.63%) Microsoft
2 25 (7.37%) Google
3 17 (5.01%) Twitter
4 15 (4.42%) Xerox
5 13 (3.83%) Salesforce.com
5 13 (3.83%) VMware
6 10 (2.95%) Adobe
6 10 (2.95%) Oracle
7 6 (1.77%) SAP
7 6 (1.77%) Tableau
8 5 (1.47%) Cisco
9 4 (1.18%) Capita
9 4 (1.18%) Citrix
10 3 (0.88%) Apple
10 3 (0.88%) Cloudera
10 3 (0.88%) F5
10 3 (0.88%) McAfee
10 3 (0.88%) Remedy
10 3 (0.88%) ServiceNow
10 3 (0.88%) Splunk