Period
to 20 October 2017

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 October 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Academic Degree
Yorkshire > West Yorkshire
6 months to
20 Oct 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 27 22 21
Rank change year-on-year -5 -1 +6
Permanent jobs citing Degree 466 637 871
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in West Yorkshire 7.14% 8.25% 9.23%
As % of the Qualifications category 35.12% 37.23% 38.29%
Number of salaries quoted 352 559 690
West Yorkshire median annual salary £40,000 £42,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -5.88% +6.25% +14.29%
10th Percentile £22,250 £22,500 £21,500
90th Percentile £60,225 £68,800 £60,000
Yorkshire median annual salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year - +3.90% +10.00%

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 1327 1711 2275
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in West Yorkshire 20.34% 22.17% 24.10%
Number of salaries quoted 1059 1454 1770
West Yorkshire median annual salary £41,500 £40,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +3.75% - +5.26%
10th Percentile £22,950 £25,000 £24,975
90th Percentile £60,000 £61,250 £60,000
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 20 October 2017.

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 October 2017. 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 -7 353 £41,000 -8.89% 28
Bradford -30 37 £42,500 +6.25% 2
Wakefield +22 19 £33,500 -39.09% 2
Huddersfield -2 11 £42,500 +25.93% 1
Halifax +26 5 £27,500 -21.43%
Sowerby Bridge - 4 £47,500 -
Keighley - 2 - -
Pontefract - 2 £22,500 - 1
Brighouse - 2 £37,000 -
Dewsbury - 2 £28,500 -
Wetherby +13 1 £21,000 -48.78%
Ilkley - 1 £25,000 - 1
Degree
Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 20 October 2017, 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.

1 174 (37.34%) SQL
2 123 (26.39%) Agile Software Development
3 113 (24.25%) Analytical Skills
4 110 (23.61%) Finance
5 109 (23.39%) SQL Server
6 108 (23.18%) Microsoft
7 88 (18.88%) Computer Science
8 82 (17.60%) Mentoring
9 79 (16.95%) .NET
10 76 (16.31%) C#
11 70 (15.02%) Java
12 62 (13.30%) Business Intelligence
12 62 (13.30%) Computer Science Degree
13 61 (13.09%) HTML
14 56 (12.02%) JavaScript
14 56 (12.02%) Software Engineering
15 52 (11.16%) CSS
16 50 (10.73%) Project Management
17 48 (10.30%) NHS
17 48 (10.30%) Windows
17 48 (10.30%) Git (software)
18 47 (10.09%) Software Testing
19 46 (9.87%) Marketing
19 46 (9.87%) Mathematics
19 46 (9.87%) ITIL
19 46 (9.87%) Test Automation
20 43 (9.23%) OO
21 42 (9.01%) Management Information System
21 42 (9.01%) Analytics
22 38 (8.15%) SQL Server Integration Services

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 13 (2.79%) MS Exchange
2 12 (2.58%) SAS
3 10 (2.15%) IIS
4 9 (1.93%) Tomcat
5 7 (1.50%) SharePoint
6 5 (1.07%) Exchange Server 2010
7 4 (0.86%) CMS
7 4 (0.86%) Jetty
7 4 (0.86%) OpenStack
8 3 (0.64%) Anypoint
8 3 (0.64%) Confluence
9 2 (0.43%) BizTalk Server
10 1 (0.21%) Apache
10 1 (0.21%) Apache Solr
10 1 (0.21%) Apache Spark
10 1 (0.21%) Elasticsearch
10 1 (0.21%) JBoss
10 1 (0.21%) nginx
10 1 (0.21%) WebLogic
10 1 (0.21%) WebSphere
Applications
1 22 (4.72%) Microsoft Excel
2 10 (2.15%) Microsoft Office
3 6 (1.29%) Adobe Creative Suite
4 5 (1.07%) InVision
4 5 (1.07%) Photoshop
4 5 (1.07%) SPSS
5 4 (0.86%) AutoCAD
5 4 (0.86%) SOLIDWORKS
6 3 (0.64%) Microsoft PowerPoint
7 2 (0.43%) Autodesk Inventor
7 2 (0.43%) MS Visio
8 1 (0.21%) Microsoft Project
8 1 (0.21%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 3 (0.64%) Oracle 11i
1 3 (0.64%) Oracle EBS
1 3 (0.64%) Oracle EBS R12
1 3 (0.64%) Oracle ERP
2 2 (0.43%) Dynamics CRM
2 2 (0.43%) SAP EWM
2 2 (0.43%) WebTrends
3 1 (0.21%) Cerner Millennium
3 1 (0.21%) Dynamics AX
3 1 (0.21%) Magento
3 1 (0.21%) Sage 200
3 1 (0.21%) SAP WM
Cloud Services
1 13 (2.79%) Cloud Computing
2 9 (1.93%) Microsoft Azure
2 9 (1.93%) Office 365
3 8 (1.72%) Google Analytics
3 8 (1.72%) Google Tag Manager
3 8 (1.72%) SaaS
4 6 (1.29%) Amazon AWS
5 4 (0.86%) IaaS
6 3 (0.64%) PaaS
6 3 (0.64%) Slack
7 1 (0.21%) CallidusCloud
7 1 (0.21%) Google Cloud Platform
Communications & Networking
1 32 (6.87%) Firewall
2 13 (2.79%) Cisco ASA
2 13 (2.79%) Wireless
3 12 (2.58%) VoIP
4 11 (2.36%) Cisco Nexus
4 11 (2.36%) EIGRP
4 11 (2.36%) Ethernet
4 11 (2.36%) OSPF
5 8 (1.72%) DNS
6 6 (1.29%) HTTP
6 6 (1.29%) Internet
7 5 (1.07%) DHCP
7 5 (1.07%) SSL
8 4 (0.86%) Intrusion Detection
8 4 (0.86%) SAN
8 4 (0.86%) SMS
8 4 (0.86%) SMTP
8 4 (0.86%) VPN
9 3 (0.64%) Remote Desktop
10 2 (0.43%) Telnet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 109 (23.39%) SQL Server
2 38 (8.15%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 26 (5.58%) NoSQL
4 20 (4.29%) Data Warehouse
5 19 (4.08%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 17 (3.65%) MS Access
7 12 (2.58%) MySQL
8 11 (2.36%) Oracle Database
9 10 (2.15%) SQL Server Analysis Services
10 9 (1.93%) Data Mining
11 8 (1.72%) BusinessObjects
11 8 (1.72%) Oracle Database 10g
11 8 (1.72%) Oracle Database 11g
11 8 (1.72%) SQL Server 2005
12 7 (1.50%) Relational Database
13 6 (1.29%) Big Data
14 5 (1.07%) PostgreSQL
15 4 (0.86%) Event Store
15 4 (0.86%) MongoDB
15 4 (0.86%) QlikView
Development Applications
1 48 (10.30%) Git (software)
2 37 (7.94%) Subversion
3 26 (5.58%) Mercurial
4 18 (3.86%) Team Foundation Server
5 17 (3.65%) SpecFlow
6 15 (3.22%) JIRA
7 14 (3.00%) Visual Studio
8 9 (1.93%) Selenium
9 8 (1.72%) Jenkins
9 8 (1.72%) Oracle APEX
9 8 (1.72%) WebDriver
10 7 (1.50%) FitNesse
11 6 (1.29%) tSQLt
12 5 (1.07%) Octopus Deploy
12 5 (1.07%) TeamCity
13 4 (0.86%) Bugzilla
13 4 (0.86%) FogBugz
13 4 (0.86%) JUnit
13 4 (0.86%) Maven
13 4 (0.86%) NUnit
General
1 110 (23.61%) Finance
2 46 (9.87%) Marketing
3 12 (2.58%) Manufacturing
4 11 (2.36%) Retail
5 10 (2.15%) Banking
5 10 (2.15%) Legal
6 9 (1.93%) Pharmaceutical
7 6 (1.29%) Back Office
7 6 (1.29%) Telecoms
8 5 (1.07%) Financial Institution
8 5 (1.07%) Games
9 4 (0.86%) Multimedia
10 3 (0.64%) Billing
10 3 (0.64%) Law
11 2 (0.43%) Electronics
12 1 (0.21%) Advertising
12 1 (0.21%) French Language
12 1 (0.21%) German Language
12 1 (0.21%) Italian Language
12 1 (0.21%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 116 (24.89%) Developer
2 84 (18.03%) Analyst
3 63 (13.52%) Graduate
4 56 (12.02%) Consultant
5 39 (8.37%) Graduate Consultant
6 31 (6.65%) Software Engineer
7 30 (6.44%) IT Graduate
8 29 (6.22%) Java Engineer
9 28 (6.01%) Graduate IT Consultant
9 28 (6.01%) IT Consultant
9 28 (6.01%) Senior Software Engineer
10 26 (5.58%) Senior Developer
10 26 (5.58%) Team Leader
11 24 (5.15%) Java Software Engineer
11 24 (5.15%) Senior Java Engineer
11 24 (5.15%) Senior Java Software Engineer
12 23 (4.94%) Java Developer
13 22 (4.72%) .NET Developer
14 21 (4.51%) Junior
15 20 (4.29%) Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 79 (16.95%) .NET
2 61 (13.09%) HTML
3 52 (11.16%) CSS
4 36 (7.73%) XML
5 34 (7.30%) jQuery
5 34 (7.30%) Web Services
6 26 (5.58%) AngularJS
7 23 (4.94%) ASP.NET
7 23 (4.94%) WCF
8 22 (4.72%) .NET Framework
9 17 (3.65%) HTML5
10 14 (3.00%) ASP.NET Web API
10 14 (3.00%) SOAP
10 14 (3.00%) Spring
10 14 (3.00%) Twitter Bootstrap
11 9 (1.93%) ASP.NET MVC
11 9 (1.93%) CSS3
11 9 (1.93%) XSD
12 8 (1.72%) Hibernate
12 8 (1.72%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 113 (24.25%) Analytical Skills
2 88 (18.88%) Computer Science
3 48 (10.30%) NHS
4 42 (9.01%) Management Information System
5 31 (6.65%) Data Structures
6 29 (6.22%) Algorithms
7 26 (5.58%) User Experience
8 13 (2.79%) FMCG
9 9 (1.93%) Data Centre
9 9 (1.93%) Fintech
10 8 (1.72%) Social Media
11 7 (1.50%) Digital Media
11 7 (1.50%) Enterprise Software
12 6 (1.29%) Hedge funds
13 5 (1.07%) Replication
14 4 (0.86%) Greenfield Project
14 4 (0.86%) Hybrid Cloud
14 4 (0.86%) Public Cloud
15 3 (0.64%) Cybercrime
15 3 (0.64%) Driving Licence
Operating Systems
1 48 (10.30%) Windows
2 28 (6.01%) Linux
3 21 (4.51%) Windows Server
4 15 (3.22%) Windows Server 2008
5 13 (2.79%) Windows Server 2012
6 9 (1.93%) Android
7 8 (1.72%) Unix
8 7 (1.50%) Apple iOS
8 7 (1.50%) Windows Server 2003
9 6 (1.29%) Windows 7
10 3 (0.64%) Solaris
10 3 (0.64%) Windows 10
10 3 (0.64%) Windows 8
10 3 (0.64%) Windows Phone
11 2 (0.43%) AIX
12 1 (0.21%) CentOS
12 1 (0.21%) Ubuntu
12 1 (0.21%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 123 (26.39%) Agile Software Development
2 82 (17.60%) Mentoring
3 62 (13.30%) Business Intelligence
4 56 (12.02%) Software Engineering
5 50 (10.73%) Project Management
6 47 (10.09%) Software Testing
7 46 (9.87%) ITIL
7 46 (9.87%) Mathematics
7 46 (9.87%) Test Automation
8 43 (9.23%) OO
9 42 (9.01%) Analytics
10 31 (6.65%) IT Strategy
11 29 (6.22%) Continuous Improvement
12 28 (6.01%) Continuous Integration
12 28 (6.01%) SDLC
13 22 (4.72%) E-Commerce
13 22 (4.72%) TDD
14 21 (4.51%) Scrum
15 18 (3.86%) Customer Requirements
15 18 (3.86%) Information Security
Programming Languages
1 174 (37.34%) SQL
2 76 (16.31%) C#
3 70 (15.02%) Java
4 56 (12.02%) JavaScript
5 34 (7.30%) Python
6 21 (4.51%) PL/SQL
7 19 (4.08%) T-SQL
8 18 (3.86%) C++
8 18 (3.86%) PHP
9 15 (3.22%) Ruby
9 15 (3.22%) VBA
10 9 (1.93%) PowerShell
10 9 (1.93%) VB
11 6 (1.29%) Assembly Language
12 4 (0.86%) Bash Shell
13 3 (0.64%) Apple Swift
14 2 (0.43%) Bourne shell
14 2 (0.43%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
14 2 (0.43%) R
14 2 (0.43%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 62 (13.30%) Computer Science Degree
2 16 (3.43%) Cisco Certification
3 14 (3.00%) CCNA
3 14 (3.00%) Numerate Degree
4 12 (2.58%) Master's Degree
5 11 (2.36%) CCIE
5 11 (2.36%) CCNP
6 10 (2.15%) ISEB
6 10 (2.15%) Microsoft Certification
7 9 (1.93%) ISTQB
7 9 (1.93%) MCSE
8 8 (1.72%) HNC
9 6 (1.29%) CEH
9 6 (1.29%) CISA
9 6 (1.29%) CREST Certified
9 6 (1.29%) HND
10 5 (1.07%) CISMP
10 5 (1.07%) CISSP
10 5 (1.07%) MCITP
10 5 (1.07%) OSCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (2.36%) Data Quality
2 8 (1.72%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 8 (1.72%) QA
3 6 (1.29%) PCI DSS
4 3 (0.64%) Cyber Essentials
4 3 (0.64%) PMO
4 3 (0.64%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 3 (0.64%) SLA
5 2 (0.43%) HL7
5 2 (0.43%) ISO 9000
6 1 (0.21%) GDPR
6 1 (0.21%) ISO 9001
6 1 (0.21%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
System Software
1 14 (3.00%) Active Directory
2 12 (2.58%) VMware Infrastructure
3 6 (1.29%) Hyper-V
4 2 (0.43%) Docker
4 2 (0.43%) vSphere
5 1 (0.21%) Firmware
5 1 (0.21%) XenApp
5 1 (0.21%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 3 (0.64%) AirWatch
1 3 (0.64%) Ansible
1 3 (0.64%) Nagios
1 3 (0.64%) Opscode Chef
1 3 (0.64%) Puppet
1 3 (0.64%) SCCM
1 3 (0.64%) SCOM
2 2 (0.43%) Kubernetes
2 2 (0.43%) Nessus
2 2 (0.43%) OpenNMS
2 2 (0.43%) Rancher
2 2 (0.43%) ZABBIX
3 1 (0.21%) HP Quality Center
3 1 (0.21%) John the Ripper
3 1 (0.21%) Kibana
3 1 (0.21%) logstash
3 1 (0.21%) SCVMM
3 1 (0.21%) WSUS
Vendors
1 108 (23.18%) Microsoft
2 37 (7.94%) Oracle
3 31 (6.65%) VMware
4 29 (6.22%) Cisco
5 28 (6.01%) Virgin Media
6 16 (3.43%) Google
7 15 (3.22%) SAP
8 14 (3.00%) Avaya
9 13 (2.79%) Dell
10 11 (2.36%) Brocade
10 11 (2.36%) Facebook
10 11 (2.36%) Genesys
10 11 (2.36%) SonicWALL
10 11 (2.36%) Verint
11 10 (2.15%) Tableau
12 8 (1.72%) Adobe
13 6 (1.29%) Citrix
13 6 (1.29%) Mitel
13 6 (1.29%) NetApp
14 5 (1.07%) Apple