Period
to 21 January 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 21 January 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Academic Degree
Yorkshire > West Yorkshire
6 months to
21 Jan 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 39 21 18
Rank change year-on-year -18 -3 +10
Permanent jobs citing Degree 372 612 865
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in West Yorkshire 5.63% 8.41% 9.72%
As % of the Qualifications category 30.39% 38.54% 41.39%
Number of salaries quoted 279 519 663
West Yorkshire median annual salary £41,000 £40,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +2.50% - +6.67%
10th Percentile £22,250 £22,500 £22,500
90th Percentile £61,250 £62,500 £62,500
Yorkshire median annual salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year - +3.90% +6.94%

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 1,224 1,588 2,090
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in West Yorkshire 18.53% 21.81% 23.48%
Number of salaries quoted 1,017 1,334 1,587
West Yorkshire median annual salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
10th Percentile £25,450 £25,750 £24,600
90th Percentile £60,000 £57,500 £61,750
Yorkshire median annual salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

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 21 January 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 21 January 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 -23 247 £43,000 +1.18% 64
Wakefield +25 35 £42,500 +16.44% 4
Bradford -37 26 £37,500 -6.25% 8
Halifax +13 5 £24,250 -25.38% 1
Huddersfield -20 4 £35,000 +16.67% 1
Bingley - 4 £47,500 -
Castleford +3 3 £16,000 -54.29% 2
Dewsbury - 3 £28,500 -
Keighley - 3 £28,000 -
Sowerby Bridge - 3 £45,000 -
Wetherby +8 2 £25,750 -38.69%
Degree
Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 21 January 2018, IT jobs citing Degree also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the West Yorkshire region with a requirement for Degree.

1 119 (31.99%) SQL
2 107 (28.76%) Agile Software Development
3 98 (26.34%) Microsoft
4 82 (22.04%) Computer Science
5 74 (19.89%) Analytical Skills
6 73 (19.62%) C#
7 72 (19.35%) .NET
7 72 (19.35%) Finance
8 71 (19.09%) SQL Server
9 59 (15.86%) Computer Science Degree
10 58 (15.59%) HTML
11 53 (14.25%) JavaScript
12 50 (13.44%) Java
12 50 (13.44%) CSS
13 43 (11.56%) Test Automation
14 41 (11.02%) Firewall
14 41 (11.02%) Git (software)
14 41 (11.02%) Software Engineering
15 39 (10.48%) OO
15 39 (10.48%) Business Intelligence
15 39 (10.48%) Mentoring
16 36 (9.68%) ITIL
17 35 (9.41%) Windows
18 34 (9.14%) Cisco
19 31 (8.33%) XML
19 31 (8.33%) VMware
20 29 (7.80%) NHS
20 29 (7.80%) Software Testing
21 27 (7.26%) Subversion
22 26 (6.99%) Project Management

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 (5.38%) SAS
2 11 (2.96%) MS Exchange
3 6 (1.61%) IIS
4 5 (1.34%) Exchange Server 2010
5 4 (1.08%) CMS
6 3 (0.81%) Apache
7 2 (0.54%) SharePoint
7 2 (0.54%) Tomcat
8 1 (0.27%) Anypoint
8 1 (0.27%) BizTalk Server
8 1 (0.27%) Confluence
8 1 (0.27%) JBoss
8 1 (0.27%) nginx
8 1 (0.27%) WebLogic
8 1 (0.27%) WordPress
Applications
1 21 (5.65%) Microsoft Excel
2 8 (2.15%) Microsoft Office
2 8 (2.15%) Photoshop
3 4 (1.08%) AutoCAD
4 3 (0.81%) Autodesk Inventor
4 3 (0.81%) InVision
4 3 (0.81%) MS Visio
4 3 (0.81%) SPSS
5 2 (0.54%) Adobe Creative Suite
5 2 (0.54%) Adobe Illustrator
5 2 (0.54%) InDesign
5 2 (0.54%) Microsoft PowerPoint
5 2 (0.54%) SOLIDWORKS
6 1 (0.27%) 3ds Max
6 1 (0.27%) Adobe After Effects
6 1 (0.27%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 3 (0.81%) Dynamics AX
1 3 (0.81%) Dynamics CRM
2 2 (0.54%) Dynamics NAV
2 2 (0.54%) SAP EWM
2 2 (0.54%) SAP MM
2 2 (0.54%) SAP SD
2 2 (0.54%) WebTrends
3 1 (0.27%) Cerner Millennium
3 1 (0.27%) Sage 200
3 1 (0.27%) SAP WM
Cloud Services
1 16 (4.30%) Office 365
2 13 (3.49%) Microsoft Azure
3 6 (1.61%) Amazon AWS
4 5 (1.34%) Cloud Computing
4 5 (1.34%) SaaS
5 4 (1.08%) IaaS
5 4 (1.08%) PaaS
6 3 (0.81%) Slack
7 2 (0.54%) Google Analytics
8 1 (0.27%) Dynamics 365
8 1 (0.27%) Google Cloud Platform
8 1 (0.27%) Google Tag Manager
Communications & Networking
1 41 (11.02%) Firewall
2 19 (5.11%) Cisco ASA
3 12 (3.23%) Cisco Nexus
3 12 (3.23%) DNS
3 12 (3.23%) EIGRP
3 12 (3.23%) Ethernet
3 12 (3.23%) OSPF
3 12 (3.23%) VoIP
3 12 (3.23%) Wireless
4 10 (2.69%) SAN
5 8 (2.15%) DHCP
6 7 (1.88%) Internet
6 7 (1.88%) SSL
7 6 (1.61%) HTTP
7 6 (1.61%) VPN
8 5 (1.34%) Intrusion Detection
8 5 (1.34%) LAN
8 5 (1.34%) WAN
9 4 (1.08%) BIG-IP
9 4 (1.08%) SMS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 71 (19.09%) SQL Server
2 21 (5.65%) NoSQL
3 15 (4.03%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 11 (2.96%) Relational Database
5 8 (2.15%) Data Warehouse
6 7 (1.88%) Oracle Database
7 6 (1.61%) Base SAS
7 6 (1.61%) SAS Enterprise Guide
7 6 (1.61%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 5 (1.34%) Big Data
8 5 (1.34%) Oracle Database 11g
8 5 (1.34%) Oracle Database 12c
8 5 (1.34%) QlikView
8 5 (1.34%) Spatial Data
9 4 (1.08%) Azure SQL Database
9 4 (1.08%) Event Store
9 4 (1.08%) MySQL
9 4 (1.08%) OLAP
9 4 (1.08%) SQL Server Reporting Services
10 3 (0.81%) MS Access
Development Applications
1 41 (11.02%) Git (software)
2 27 (7.26%) Subversion
3 22 (5.91%) Visual Studio
4 21 (5.65%) Mercurial
5 19 (5.11%) SpecFlow
5 19 (5.11%) Team Foundation Server
6 10 (2.69%) JIRA
7 8 (2.15%) Selenium
8 7 (1.88%) WebDriver
9 6 (1.61%) FitNesse
9 6 (1.61%) tSQLt
10 5 (1.34%) Oracle Forms
11 4 (1.08%) JUnit
12 3 (0.81%) Axure RP
12 3 (0.81%) Octopus Deploy
12 3 (0.81%) TeamCity
13 2 (0.54%) Cucumber
14 1 (0.27%) MSTest
14 1 (0.27%) TestNG
14 1 (0.27%) Visual Studio Tools for Office
General
1 72 (19.35%) Finance
2 20 (5.38%) Retail
3 16 (4.30%) Marketing
4 11 (2.96%) Manufacturing
4 11 (2.96%) Pharmaceutical
5 5 (1.34%) Banking
5 5 (1.34%) Games
5 5 (1.34%) Legal
6 4 (1.08%) Automotive
6 4 (1.08%) Financial Institution
7 3 (0.81%) Billing
7 3 (0.81%) Multimedia
8 2 (0.54%) Law
8 2 (0.54%) Publishing
8 2 (0.54%) Telecoms
9 1 (0.27%) Advertising
9 1 (0.27%) Back Office
9 1 (0.27%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 102 (27.42%) Developer
2 58 (15.59%) Analyst
3 43 (11.56%) Graduate
4 42 (11.29%) Consultant
5 28 (7.53%) Software Engineer
6 27 (7.26%) C# Developer
7 25 (6.72%) Graduate Consultant
7 25 (6.72%) Junior
8 23 (6.18%) Java Engineer
9 22 (5.91%) Senior Developer
10 21 (5.65%) Senior Software Engineer
11 20 (5.38%) .NET Developer
11 20 (5.38%) Team Leader
12 19 (5.11%) C# .NET Developer
12 19 (5.11%) IT Consultant
12 19 (5.11%) IT Graduate
12 19 (5.11%) Java Software Engineer
12 19 (5.11%) Senior Java Engineer
12 19 (5.11%) Senior Java Software Engineer
12 19 (5.11%) Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 72 (19.35%) .NET
2 58 (15.59%) HTML
3 50 (13.44%) CSS
4 31 (8.33%) XML
5 24 (6.45%) ASP.NET
6 23 (6.18%) jQuery
7 19 (5.11%) Web Services
8 17 (4.57%) AngularJS
8 17 (4.57%) ASP.NET MVC
8 17 (4.57%) HTML5
9 16 (4.30%) WCF
10 15 (4.03%) REST
10 15 (4.03%) WPF
11 13 (3.49%) .NET Framework
12 11 (2.96%) Spring
13 9 (2.42%) Node.js
13 9 (2.42%) SOAP
14 7 (1.88%) Entity Framework
14 7 (1.88%) JSP
14 7 (1.88%) XSD
Miscellaneous
1 82 (22.04%) Computer Science
2 74 (19.89%) Analytical Skills
3 29 (7.80%) NHS
4 25 (6.72%) Algorithms
5 23 (6.18%) User Experience
6 22 (5.91%) Data Structures
7 16 (4.30%) Management Information System
8 13 (3.49%) Enterprise Software
9 9 (2.42%) Data Centre
10 8 (2.15%) Mobile App
10 8 (2.15%) Tandem
11 7 (1.88%) Social Media
12 6 (1.61%) Driving Licence
12 6 (1.61%) Hedge funds
12 6 (1.61%) Replication
13 5 (1.34%) Robotics
14 4 (1.08%) BYOD
14 4 (1.08%) Fintech
14 4 (1.08%) Handset
14 4 (1.08%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 35 (9.41%) Windows
2 25 (6.72%) Linux
3 19 (5.11%) Windows Server
4 15 (4.03%) Windows Server 2008
5 12 (3.23%) Windows Server 2012
6 10 (2.69%) Unix
7 9 (2.42%) Apple iOS
8 8 (2.15%) Android
9 6 (1.61%) Windows 7
10 5 (1.34%) Windows Server 2003
11 4 (1.08%) Windows 10
11 4 (1.08%) Windows 8
11 4 (1.08%) Windows Phone
12 3 (0.81%) Windows Mobile
13 1 (0.27%) AIX
13 1 (0.27%) CentOS
13 1 (0.27%) Solaris
13 1 (0.27%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 107 (28.76%) Agile Software Development
2 43 (11.56%) Test Automation
3 41 (11.02%) Software Engineering
4 39 (10.48%) Business Intelligence
4 39 (10.48%) Mentoring
4 39 (10.48%) OO
5 36 (9.68%) ITIL
6 29 (7.80%) Software Testing
7 26 (6.99%) Analytics
7 26 (6.99%) Project Management
8 25 (6.72%) Information Security
8 25 (6.72%) Mathematics
9 23 (6.18%) Continuous Integration
9 23 (6.18%) SDLC
10 22 (5.91%) Data Analysis
11 18 (4.84%) MVC
11 18 (4.84%) Scrum
12 17 (4.57%) Load Balancing
12 17 (4.57%) Time Management
13 16 (4.30%) Continuous Improvement
Programming Languages
1 119 (31.99%) SQL
2 73 (19.62%) C#
3 53 (14.25%) JavaScript
4 50 (13.44%) Java
5 22 (5.91%) Python
6 20 (5.38%) T-SQL
7 17 (4.57%) PL/SQL
8 11 (2.96%) PHP
9 10 (2.69%) C++
10 6 (1.61%) Assembly Language
10 6 (1.61%) PowerShell
11 5 (1.34%) COBOL
11 5 (1.34%) R
11 5 (1.34%) VB
12 3 (0.81%) Bash Shell
12 3 (0.81%) Perl
12 3 (0.81%) VB6
13 2 (0.54%) C
13 2 (0.54%) Ruby
13 2 (0.54%) XPath
Qualifications
1 59 (15.86%) Computer Science Degree
2 24 (6.45%) Cisco Certification
3 19 (5.11%) CCNA
4 16 (4.30%) CCNP
5 14 (3.76%) CISM
5 14 (3.76%) CISSP
5 14 (3.76%) Master's Degree
6 13 (3.49%) Microsoft Certification
7 12 (3.23%) CCIE
7 12 (3.23%) CEH
7 12 (3.23%) MCSE
8 10 (2.69%) CISA
8 10 (2.69%) Numerate Degree
9 7 (1.88%) CISMP
9 7 (1.88%) CREST Certified
9 7 (1.88%) HNC
9 7 (1.88%) ISTQB
10 6 (1.61%) ISEB
10 6 (1.61%) OSCP
10 6 (1.61%) SANS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 16 (4.30%) QA
2 6 (1.61%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 5 (1.34%) PCI DSS
4 4 (1.08%) Disclosure Scotland
5 3 (0.81%) GDPR
6 2 (0.54%) PMO
7 1 (0.27%) Basel III
7 1 (0.27%) Data Quality
7 1 (0.27%) IFRS
7 1 (0.27%) IFRS 9
7 1 (0.27%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
System Software
1 17 (4.57%) Active Directory
2 11 (2.96%) VMware Infrastructure
3 7 (1.88%) Hyper-V
4 3 (0.81%) Virtual Machines
4 3 (0.81%) vSphere
4 3 (0.81%) XenApp
5 1 (0.27%) Docker
5 1 (0.27%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 3 (0.81%) AirWatch
1 3 (0.81%) FortiGate
2 2 (0.54%) Cisco CUCM
2 2 (0.54%) SCCM
3 1 (0.27%) Ansible
3 1 (0.27%) John the Ripper
3 1 (0.27%) Nagios
3 1 (0.27%) Nessus
3 1 (0.27%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 98 (26.34%) Microsoft
2 34 (9.14%) Cisco
3 31 (8.33%) VMware
4 25 (6.72%) Oracle
5 19 (5.11%) Virgin Media
6 17 (4.57%) Avaya
7 14 (3.76%) Dell
8 12 (3.23%) Brocade
8 12 (3.23%) Genesys
8 12 (3.23%) SonicWALL
8 12 (3.23%) Verint
9 11 (2.96%) Google
9 11 (2.96%) SAP
10 8 (2.15%) Tableau
11 7 (1.88%) Citrix
11 7 (1.88%) Twitter
12 6 (1.61%) Mitel
13 5 (1.34%) F5
14 4 (1.08%) Palo Alto
14 4 (1.08%) ServiceNow