Period
to 25 February 2020

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 25 February 2020 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Academic Degree
Yorkshire > West Yorkshire
6 months to
25 Feb 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 58 41 46
Rank change year-on-year -17 +5 -23
Permanent jobs citing Degree 165 266 363
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in West Yorkshire 4.03% 5.75% 5.33%
As % of the Qualifications category 31.98% 36.29% 31.08%
Number of salaries quoted 118 233 277
West Yorkshire median annual salary £41,086 £42,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -2.18% -1.18% +6.25%
10th Percentile £20,000 £26,250 £22,000
90th Percentile £72,500 £52,500 £61,250
Yorkshire median annual salary £37,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year -6.25% - -

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 516 733 1,168
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in West Yorkshire 12.60% 15.84% 17.16%
Number of salaries quoted 383 628 965
West Yorkshire median annual salary £50,000 £40,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +25.00% - -
10th Percentile £23,800 £25,175 £26,250
90th Percentile £74,750 £58,750 £60,000
Yorkshire median annual salary £44,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +11.25% - -

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 25 February 2020.

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 25 February 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
Leeds +2 109 £55,000 +22.22% 46
Bradford -9 26 £22,000 -34.81% 12
Huddersfield +9 6 £33,500 -25.56% 1
Keighley +2 6 £22,000 - 2
Halifax -18 4 £55,000 +22.22% 2
Wakefield -25 3 £22,500 -36.50% 5
Otley - 3 - - 1
Ilkley - 2 £21,000 -
Wetherby -6 1 £21,500 -28.33%
Batley - 1 £42,500 -
Degree
Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 25 February 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 West Yorkshire region with a requirement for Degree.

1 57 (34.55%) Agile Software Development
2 48 (29.09%) Finance
3 32 (19.39%) SQL
3 32 (19.39%) Microsoft
4 30 (18.18%) JavaScript
5 28 (16.97%) .NET
6 26 (15.76%) Analytical Skills
7 25 (15.15%) Microsoft Excel
8 23 (13.94%) Problem-Solving
9 22 (13.33%) DevOps
9 22 (13.33%) C#
10 21 (12.73%) SQL Server
10 21 (12.73%) Java
10 21 (12.73%) Windows
10 21 (12.73%) Software Engineering
10 21 (12.73%) Computer Science
10 21 (12.73%) Test Automation
11 19 (11.52%) Pega
11 19 (11.52%) Task Automation
11 19 (11.52%) Firewall
12 18 (10.91%) HTML
12 18 (10.91%) QA
12 18 (10.91%) Microservices
13 17 (10.30%) Computer Science Degree
14 16 (9.70%) Cybersecurity
14 16 (9.70%) CSS
14 16 (9.70%) Project Management
14 16 (9.70%) Workflow
15 15 (9.09%) Manufacturing
15 15 (9.09%) SCADA

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 7 (4.24%) Apache Spark
1 7 (4.24%) Confluence
2 4 (2.42%) CMS
3 3 (1.82%) Umbraco
4 2 (1.21%) SharePoint
4 2 (1.21%) Sitecore CMS
5 1 (0.61%) SAS
Applications
1 25 (15.15%) Microsoft Excel
2 14 (8.48%) Microsoft Office
3 10 (6.06%) MS Visio
4 7 (4.24%) Microsoft PowerPoint
5 1 (0.61%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 5 (3.03%) Dynamics CRM
2 3 (1.82%) Unit4 Business World
Cloud Services
1 14 (8.48%) AWS
2 12 (7.27%) Azure
3 11 (6.67%) GCP
4 4 (2.42%) Office 365
5 3 (1.82%) Dynamics 365
5 3 (1.82%) Power Platform
5 3 (1.82%) SaaS
5 3 (1.82%) Trello
6 1 (0.61%) IaaS
6 1 (0.61%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 19 (11.52%) Firewall
2 9 (5.45%) Wireless
3 8 (4.85%) Broadband
4 6 (3.64%) Wi-Fi
5 4 (2.42%) Internet
5 4 (2.42%) TCP/IP
6 3 (1.82%) DNS
7 2 (1.21%) BGP
7 2 (1.21%) Ethernet
7 2 (1.21%) HTTP
7 2 (1.21%) Intrusion Detection
7 2 (1.21%) MPLS
7 2 (1.21%) OSPF
7 2 (1.21%) SMTP
7 2 (1.21%) Wireshark
8 1 (0.61%) Intranet
8 1 (0.61%) IP Telephony
8 1 (0.61%) Network Security
8 1 (0.61%) Unified Communications
8 1 (0.61%) WebEx
Database & Business Intelligence
1 21 (12.73%) SQL Server
2 10 (6.06%) PostgreSQL
3 7 (4.24%) Hadoop
4 6 (3.64%) Apache Cassandra
4 6 (3.64%) Flink
4 6 (3.64%) MongoDB
4 6 (3.64%) Redis
5 4 (2.42%) Amazon DynamoDB
5 4 (2.42%) DB2
6 3 (1.82%) Data Warehouse
6 3 (1.82%) Power BI
7 2 (1.21%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 2 (1.21%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 1 (0.61%) Microsoft Analysis Services
8 1 (0.61%) OLAP
8 1 (0.61%) QlikView
8 1 (0.61%) Relational Database
8 1 (0.61%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 11 (6.67%) JIRA
2 9 (5.45%) Git (software)
3 7 (4.24%) Team Foundation Server
4 6 (3.64%) Subversion
5 4 (2.42%) Android Studio
5 4 (2.42%) Ant
5 4 (2.42%) Eclipse
5 4 (2.42%) IntelliJ
5 4 (2.42%) Jenkins
5 4 (2.42%) JUnit
5 4 (2.42%) Maven
5 4 (2.42%) VSS/SourceSafe
6 3 (1.82%) Ranorex
7 2 (1.21%) Visual Studio Team System
8 1 (0.61%) Cucumber
8 1 (0.61%) Protractor
8 1 (0.61%) Selenium
8 1 (0.61%) Snyk
8 1 (0.61%) SonarQube
General
1 48 (29.09%) Finance
2 15 (9.09%) Manufacturing
3 13 (7.88%) Marketing
4 8 (4.85%) Public Sector
4 8 (4.85%) Retail
4 8 (4.85%) Telecoms
5 6 (3.64%) Online Betting
6 5 (3.03%) Banking
7 1 (0.61%) Law
Job Titles
1 48 (29.09%) Developer
2 23 (13.94%) Analyst
3 19 (11.52%) Pega Developer
4 18 (10.91%) Software Developer
5 16 (9.70%) Junior
6 15 (9.09%) Architect
7 14 (8.48%) Graduate
8 12 (7.27%) Software Engineer
9 9 (5.45%) Graduate Developer
10 8 (4.85%) SCADA Engineer
10 8 (4.85%) Solutions Architect
11 7 (4.24%) Junior Developer
11 7 (4.24%) Systems Analyst
11 7 (4.24%) Team Leader
12 6 (3.64%) .NET Developer
12 6 (3.64%) Presales Engineer
12 6 (3.64%) Technical Engineer
12 6 (3.64%) Technical Trainer
12 6 (3.64%) Tester
12 6 (3.64%) Trainer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 28 (16.97%) .NET
2 18 (10.91%) HTML
3 16 (9.70%) CSS
4 14 (8.48%) Web Services
5 10 (6.06%) REST
5 10 (6.06%) XML
6 9 (5.45%) React
7 8 (4.85%) jQuery
8 7 (4.24%) .NET Framework
8 7 (4.24%) J2EE
9 6 (3.64%) Apache Avro
9 6 (3.64%) gRPC
9 6 (3.64%) Kafka
9 6 (3.64%) Memcached
9 6 (3.64%) Node.js
9 6 (3.64%) Protocol Buffers
9 6 (3.64%) RabbitMQ
9 6 (3.64%) ZeroMQ
10 5 (3.03%) .NET Core
10 5 (3.03%) HTML5
Miscellaneous
1 26 (15.76%) Analytical Skills
2 15 (9.09%) SCADA
3 6 (3.64%) CCTV
4 5 (3.03%) Self-Motivation
5 4 (2.42%) Cyberattack
5 4 (2.42%) Management Information System
6 3 (1.82%) Enterprise Software
6 3 (1.82%) Mobile App
6 3 (1.82%) Robotics
7 2 (1.21%) Client/Server
7 2 (1.21%) Data Centre
7 2 (1.21%) User Experience
8 1 (0.61%) Algorithms
8 1 (0.61%) Embedded Systems
8 1 (0.61%) FMCG
8 1 (0.61%) Learning Management System
8 1 (0.61%) Public Cloud
8 1 (0.61%) Video\Live Streaming
Operating Systems
1 21 (12.73%) Windows
2 8 (4.85%) Windows Server
3 7 (4.24%) Linux
4 6 (3.64%) Android
5 4 (2.42%) Windows 7
5 4 (2.42%) Windows 8
6 3 (1.82%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 57 (34.55%) Agile Software Development
2 23 (13.94%) Problem-Solving
3 22 (13.33%) DevOps
4 21 (12.73%) Computer Science
4 21 (12.73%) Software Engineering
4 21 (12.73%) Test Automation
5 19 (11.52%) Task Automation
6 18 (10.91%) Microservices
7 16 (9.70%) Cybersecurity
7 16 (9.70%) Project Management
7 16 (9.70%) Workflow
8 15 (9.09%) Mentoring
8 15 (9.09%) Virtual Environments
8 15 (9.09%) Workflow Management
9 14 (8.48%) Continuous Integration
9 14 (8.48%) Project Delivery
9 14 (8.48%) Stakeholder Management
10 13 (7.88%) PRINCE2
11 12 (7.27%) CRM
11 12 (7.27%) ITIL
Programming Languages
1 32 (19.39%) SQL
2 30 (18.18%) JavaScript
3 22 (13.33%) C#
4 21 (12.73%) Java
5 14 (8.48%) Python
6 7 (4.24%) C
7 6 (3.64%) PowerShell
8 4 (2.42%) Java 8
9 3 (1.82%) R
9 3 (1.82%) VB
10 1 (0.61%) C++
10 1 (0.61%) Go
10 1 (0.61%) PHP
10 1 (0.61%) Ruby
10 1 (0.61%) SAS Macro
10 1 (0.61%) T-SQL
10 1 (0.61%) VBA
Qualifications
1 17 (10.30%) Computer Science Degree
2 8 (4.85%) CISM
2 8 (4.85%) CISSP
3 7 (4.24%) CCNP
3 7 (4.24%) Cisco Certification
4 6 (3.64%) Postgraduate
5 5 (3.03%) ISEB
5 5 (3.03%) ISTQB
5 5 (3.03%) Master's Degree
6 4 (2.42%) MCITP
6 4 (2.42%) MCSA
6 4 (2.42%) Microsoft Certification
6 4 (2.42%) PRINCE2 Certification
6 4 (2.42%) SANS
7 3 (1.82%) Numerate Degree
7 3 (1.82%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
8 2 (1.21%) CAPM
8 2 (1.21%) PhD
8 2 (1.21%) PMI Certification
8 2 (1.21%) PMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 18 (10.91%) QA
2 3 (1.82%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 3 (1.82%) PCI DSS
3 2 (1.21%) SLA
4 1 (0.61%) Data Quality
4 1 (0.61%) GDPR
4 1 (0.61%) PMO
System Software
1 11 (6.67%) Docker
2 9 (5.45%) Active Directory
3 3 (1.82%) BitLocker
Systems Management
1 7 (4.24%) Ansible
1 7 (4.24%) Kubernetes
1 7 (4.24%) Puppet
1 7 (4.24%) Terraform
2 6 (3.64%) Opscode Chef
3 4 (2.42%) SCCM
4 3 (1.82%) Microsoft Intune
4 3 (1.82%) WSUS
5 1 (0.61%) Cisco CUCM
5 1 (0.61%) Rancher
Vendors
1 32 (19.39%) Microsoft
2 19 (11.52%) Pega
3 15 (9.09%) Facebook
3 15 (9.09%) Twitter
4 4 (2.42%) Oracle
5 3 (1.82%) Sitecore
6 2 (1.21%) Juniper
7 1 (0.61%) Alteryx
7 1 (0.61%) Cisco
7 1 (0.61%) SAP
7 1 (0.61%) Splunk
7 1 (0.61%) Tableau
7 1 (0.61%) Unisys
7 1 (0.61%) Xamarin