Period
to 5 August 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 5 August 2020 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Academic Degree
Yorkshire > West Yorkshire
6 months to
5 Aug 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 56 51 45
Rank change year-on-year -5 -6 -18
Permanent jobs citing Degree 99 203 342
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in West Yorkshire 4.49% 4.59% 5.40%
As % of the Qualifications category 34.74% 30.03% 34.41%
Number of salaries quoted 61 154 291
Median annual salary £42,500 £39,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +8.97% -13.33% +12.50%
10th Percentile £23,750 £24,375 £20,500
90th Percentile £65,000 £62,500 £65,000
Yorkshire median annual salary £45,000 £40,000 £43,000
% change year-on-year +12.50% -6.98% +7.50%

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 285 676 994
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in West Yorkshire 12.94% 15.27% 15.70%
Number of salaries quoted 204 563 820
Median annual salary £46,500 £45,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +3.33% +5.88% -
10th Percentile £26,475 £25,970 £21,250
90th Percentile £68,750 £67,500 £63,750
Yorkshire median annual salary £45,000 £40,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year +12.50% -5.88% -

Degree
Job Vacancy Trend in West Yorkshire

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

Job vacancy trend for Degree in West Yorkshire

Degree
Salary Trend in West Yorkshire

3-month moving average salary quoted in jobs citing Degree in West Yorkshire.

Salary trend for Degree in West Yorkshire

Degree
Salary Histogram in West Yorkshire

Salary distribution for jobs citing Degree in West Yorkshire over the 6 months to 5 August 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 5 August 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 +13 68 £48,750 +25.00% 20
Bradford +10 17 £40,542 -16.41% 2
Wakefield +20 4 £35,000 -7.89% 2
Wetherby - 4 £29,000 -
Otley +15 3 - -
Keighley - 1 £22,000 - 1
Degree
Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 5 August 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 41 (41.41%) Agile Software Development
2 35 (35.35%) Finance
3 32 (32.32%) SQL
4 27 (27.27%) Problem-Solving
5 23 (23.23%) C#
6 22 (22.22%) ITIL
7 19 (19.19%) Project Management
8 18 (18.18%) DevOps
8 18 (18.18%) Computer Science Degree
9 17 (17.17%) Analytical Skills
10 16 (16.16%) .NET
10 16 (16.16%) Service Delivery
10 16 (16.16%) QA
11 15 (15.15%) JavaScript
11 15 (15.15%) PRINCE2
12 14 (14.14%) Azure
13 13 (13.13%) Computer Science
14 12 (12.12%) Information Security
14 12 (12.12%) Mentoring
15 11 (11.11%) People Management
15 11 (11.11%) MVC
15 11 (11.11%) SQL Server
15 11 (11.11%) Test Automation
15 11 (11.11%) Waterfall
16 10 (10.10%) HTML
16 10 (10.10%) Java
16 10 (10.10%) Windows
16 10 (10.10%) Microsoft Excel
16 10 (10.10%) Microsoft
17 9 (9.09%) LAN

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 (7.07%) Confluence
2 2 (2.02%) CMS
2 2 (2.02%) Umbraco
Applications
1 10 (10.10%) Microsoft Excel
2 7 (7.07%) Microsoft Office
3 3 (3.03%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 1 (1.01%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 6 (6.06%) Unit4 Business World
2 2 (2.02%) Dynamics CRM
3 1 (1.01%) Shopify
Cloud Services
1 14 (14.14%) Azure
2 7 (7.07%) Trello
3 6 (6.06%) AWS
4 2 (2.02%) Dynamics 365
4 2 (2.02%) GCP
4 2 (2.02%) Power Platform
5 1 (1.01%) AWS Lambda
5 1 (1.01%) Office 365
5 1 (1.01%) Serverless
Communications & Networking
1 9 (9.09%) LAN
1 9 (9.09%) WAN
2 8 (8.08%) SAN
3 3 (3.03%) Firewall
4 1 (1.01%) Broadband
4 1 (1.01%) Wi-Fi
4 1 (1.01%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (11.11%) SQL Server
2 2 (2.02%) NoSQL
2 2 (2.02%) Power BI
3 1 (1.01%) Apache Hive
3 1 (1.01%) Big Data
3 1 (1.01%) Hadoop
3 1 (1.01%) MongoDB
3 1 (1.01%) PostgreSQL
3 1 (1.01%) Qlik Sense
3 1 (1.01%) QlikView
3 1 (1.01%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 1 (1.01%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 1 (1.01%) SQLite
Development Applications
1 9 (9.09%) JIRA
2 8 (8.08%) Git (software)
3 7 (7.07%) Ranorex
3 7 (7.07%) Team Foundation Server
4 2 (2.02%) Cucumber
4 2 (2.02%) Jenkins
4 2 (2.02%) SoapUI
4 2 (2.02%) WebDriver
5 1 (1.01%) Appium
5 1 (1.01%) Eclipse
5 1 (1.01%) Gatling
5 1 (1.01%) IntelliJ
5 1 (1.01%) JMeter
5 1 (1.01%) Mercurial
5 1 (1.01%) Postman
5 1 (1.01%) REST Assured
5 1 (1.01%) Selenium
5 1 (1.01%) SpecFlow
5 1 (1.01%) Subversion
5 1 (1.01%) TeamCity
General
1 35 (35.35%) Finance
2 7 (7.07%) Marketing
3 6 (6.06%) Retail
4 4 (4.04%) Manufacturing
5 2 (2.02%) Banking
6 1 (1.01%) Housing Association
6 1 (1.01%) Public Sector
6 1 (1.01%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 27 (27.27%) Analyst
2 21 (21.21%) Developer
3 12 (12.12%) Systems Analyst
4 8 (8.08%) Junior
4 8 (8.08%) Operations Manager
4 8 (8.08%) Software Developer
5 6 (6.06%) Delivery Manager
5 6 (6.06%) Infrastructure Manager
5 6 (6.06%) Infrastructure Operations Manager
5 6 (6.06%) IT Manager
5 6 (6.06%) IT Operations Manager
5 6 (6.06%) Senior Analyst
5 6 (6.06%) Senior Systems Analyst
6 5 (5.05%) Graduate
6 5 (5.05%) Pega Developer
7 4 (4.04%) Architect
7 4 (4.04%) Junior .NET Developer
7 4 (4.04%) Junior Developer
7 4 (4.04%) QA Analyst
7 4 (4.04%) Team Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 16 (16.16%) .NET
2 10 (10.10%) HTML
3 9 (9.09%) .NET Core
3 9 (9.09%) .NET Framework
3 9 (9.09%) React
4 7 (7.07%) AngularJS
4 7 (7.07%) ASP.NET Web API
4 7 (7.07%) CSS
4 7 (7.07%) jQuery
4 7 (7.07%) XML
5 6 (6.06%) LINQ
5 6 (6.06%) REST
6 5 (5.05%) Web Services
7 4 (4.04%) ASP.NET
7 4 (4.04%) ASP.NET MVC
8 3 (3.03%) Entity Framework
8 3 (3.03%) GWT
8 3 (3.03%) SOAP
8 3 (3.03%) XSLT
9 2 (2.02%) JSON
Miscellaneous
1 17 (17.17%) Analytical Skills
2 9 (9.09%) Management Information System
3 8 (8.08%) Self-Motivation
4 4 (4.04%) SCADA
5 2 (2.02%) Algorithms
5 2 (2.02%) Data Structures
5 2 (2.02%) Enterprise Software
5 2 (2.02%) Replication
6 1 (1.01%) CCTV
6 1 (1.01%) Cloud Native
6 1 (1.01%) Cyberattack
6 1 (1.01%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 10 (10.10%) Windows
2 6 (6.06%) Windows Server
3 3 (3.03%) Linux
3 3 (3.03%) Windows Server 2012
4 1 (1.01%) Android
4 1 (1.01%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 41 (41.41%) Agile Software Development
2 27 (27.27%) Problem-Solving
3 22 (22.22%) ITIL
4 19 (19.19%) Project Management
5 18 (18.18%) DevOps
6 16 (16.16%) Service Delivery
7 15 (15.15%) PRINCE2
8 13 (13.13%) Computer Science
9 12 (12.12%) Information Security
9 12 (12.12%) Mentoring
10 11 (11.11%) MVC
10 11 (11.11%) People Management
10 11 (11.11%) Test Automation
10 11 (11.11%) Waterfall
11 9 (9.09%) Capacity Planning
11 9 (9.09%) Continuous Improvement
11 9 (9.09%) Decision-Making
11 9 (9.09%) IT Governance
11 9 (9.09%) Project Delivery
11 9 (9.09%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 32 (32.32%) SQL
2 23 (23.23%) C#
3 15 (15.15%) JavaScript
4 10 (10.10%) Java
5 7 (7.07%) VB
6 5 (5.05%) Python
7 3 (3.03%) PowerShell
7 3 (3.03%) R
8 2 (2.02%) T-SQL
9 1 (1.01%) Bash Shell
9 1 (1.01%) C
9 1 (1.01%) C++
9 1 (1.01%) Go
9 1 (1.01%) MATLAB
9 1 (1.01%) Perl
9 1 (1.01%) PHP
Qualifications
1 18 (18.18%) Computer Science Degree
2 8 (8.08%) ITIL Certification
3 7 (7.07%) ISEB
3 7 (7.07%) ISTQB
4 6 (6.06%) PRINCE2 Certification
5 3 (3.03%) Numerate Degree
6 2 (2.02%) PhD
7 1 (1.01%) CCNP
7 1 (1.01%) Cisco Certification
7 1 (1.01%) CISM
7 1 (1.01%) CISSP
7 1 (1.01%) HPE ATP
7 1 (1.01%) Master's Degree
7 1 (1.01%) SANS
7 1 (1.01%) SC Cleared
7 1 (1.01%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 16 (16.16%) QA
2 8 (8.08%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 7 (7.07%) SLA
4 1 (1.01%) Data Quality
System Software
1 4 (4.04%) Docker
Systems Management
1 3 (3.03%) Kubernetes
1 3 (3.03%) Rancher
2 1 (1.01%) Terraform
Vendors
1 10 (10.10%) Microsoft
2 7 (7.07%) Pega
3 5 (5.05%) Facebook
3 5 (5.05%) Twitter
4 3 (3.03%) Xamarin
5 2 (2.02%) Databricks
6 1 (1.01%) Splunk
6 1 (1.01%) Tableau
6 1 (1.01%) Unisys