Period
to 19 November 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 19 November 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Academic Degree
Yorkshire > West Yorkshire
6 months to
19 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 27 21 19
Rank change year-on-year -6 -2 +8
Permanent jobs citing Degree 464 635 870
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in West Yorkshire 6.92% 8.35% 9.41%
As % of the Qualifications category 34.50% 37.22% 39.17%
Number of salaries quoted 349 558 693
West Yorkshire median annual salary £40,000 £42,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -5.88% +6.25% +11.64%
10th Percentile £22,250 £22,500 £21,500
90th Percentile £61,250 £67,500 £60,000
Yorkshire median annual salary £38,500 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year -3.75% +6.67% +7.14%

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 1345 1706 2221
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in West Yorkshire 20.06% 22.42% 24.01%
Number of salaries quoted 1084 1461 1715
West Yorkshire median annual salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
10th Percentile £23,000 £25,250 £24,750
90th Percentile £60,000 £60,000 £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 19 November 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 19 November 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 -6 343 £42,500 -5.56% 28
Wakefield +28 31 £35,000 -36.36% 3
Bradford -37 28 £36,500 -8.75%
Huddersfield -9 9 £38,750 +19.23%
Halifax +23 5 £27,500 -18.52% 1
Sowerby Bridge - 4 £47,500 -
Keighley - 3 £28,000 - 1
Dewsbury - 3 £28,500 -
Wetherby +12 2 £25,750 -37.20%
Pontefract - 2 £22,500 - 1
Bingley - 1 £50,000 -
Brighouse - 1 £37,000 -
Ilkley - 1 £25,000 -
Degree
Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 19 November 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.

1 171 (36.85%) SQL
2 121 (26.08%) Agile Software Development
3 117 (25.22%) Microsoft
4 109 (23.49%) SQL Server
5 105 (22.63%) Analytical Skills
6 101 (21.77%) Finance
7 92 (19.83%) Computer Science
8 89 (19.18%) .NET
9 85 (18.32%) C#
10 76 (16.38%) Mentoring
11 69 (14.87%) Java
12 68 (14.66%) Computer Science Degree
13 62 (13.36%) HTML
14 57 (12.28%) JavaScript
14 57 (12.28%) Business Intelligence
14 57 (12.28%) Software Engineering
15 54 (11.64%) CSS
16 52 (11.21%) Windows
17 49 (10.56%) NHS
17 49 (10.56%) Git (software)
18 46 (9.91%) Test Automation
18 46 (9.91%) OO
19 45 (9.70%) ITIL
20 44 (9.48%) Software Testing
21 43 (9.27%) Project Management
21 43 (9.27%) Management Information System
22 42 (9.05%) Mathematics
23 40 (8.62%) Firewall
23 40 (8.62%) Analytics
24 37 (7.97%) Python

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 15 (3.23%) SAS
2 13 (2.80%) MS Exchange
3 11 (2.37%) IIS
4 8 (1.72%) Tomcat
5 6 (1.29%) SharePoint
6 5 (1.08%) CMS
6 5 (1.08%) Exchange Server 2010
7 4 (0.86%) OpenStack
8 3 (0.65%) Anypoint
8 3 (0.65%) Confluence
8 3 (0.65%) Jetty
9 2 (0.43%) JBoss
9 2 (0.43%) WebLogic
10 1 (0.22%) Apache
10 1 (0.22%) BizTalk Server
10 1 (0.22%) nginx
10 1 (0.22%) Oracle SOA Suite
10 1 (0.22%) WordPress
Applications
1 24 (5.17%) Microsoft Excel
2 13 (2.80%) Microsoft Office
3 6 (1.29%) SPSS
4 5 (1.08%) Photoshop
5 4 (0.86%) AutoCAD
5 4 (0.86%) InVision
6 3 (0.65%) Autodesk Inventor
6 3 (0.65%) SOLIDWORKS
7 2 (0.43%) Adobe Creative Suite
7 2 (0.43%) Microsoft PowerPoint
8 1 (0.22%) Microsoft Project
8 1 (0.22%) MS Visio
8 1 (0.22%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 3 (0.65%) Dynamics AX
2 2 (0.43%) Dynamics CRM
2 2 (0.43%) Dynamics NAV
2 2 (0.43%) SAP EWM
2 2 (0.43%) WebTrends
3 1 (0.22%) Cerner Millennium
3 1 (0.22%) Magento
3 1 (0.22%) Sage 200
3 1 (0.22%) SAP WM
Cloud Services
1 11 (2.37%) Cloud Computing
2 10 (2.16%) Microsoft Azure
2 10 (2.16%) Office 365
3 9 (1.94%) Google Analytics
4 8 (1.72%) Google Tag Manager
5 7 (1.51%) Amazon AWS
5 7 (1.51%) SaaS
6 4 (0.86%) IaaS
7 3 (0.65%) Slack
8 2 (0.43%) PaaS
9 1 (0.22%) CallidusCloud
9 1 (0.22%) Google Cloud Platform
Communications & Networking
1 40 (8.62%) Firewall
2 18 (3.88%) Cisco ASA
3 14 (3.02%) Wireless
4 13 (2.80%) VoIP
5 12 (2.59%) Cisco Nexus
5 12 (2.59%) EIGRP
5 12 (2.59%) Ethernet
5 12 (2.59%) OSPF
6 8 (1.72%) DNS
6 8 (1.72%) Internet
6 8 (1.72%) SAN
7 6 (1.29%) HTTP
8 5 (1.08%) DHCP
8 5 (1.08%) Intrusion Detection
8 5 (1.08%) LAN
8 5 (1.08%) SSL
8 5 (1.08%) WAN
9 4 (0.86%) SMS
9 4 (0.86%) SMTP
9 4 (0.86%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 109 (23.49%) SQL Server
2 32 (6.90%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 25 (5.39%) NoSQL
4 17 (3.66%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 16 (3.45%) Data Warehouse
6 13 (2.80%) MS Access
7 12 (2.59%) Oracle Database
8 10 (2.16%) MySQL
8 10 (2.16%) Oracle Database 11g
9 9 (1.94%) Data Mining
9 9 (1.94%) Relational Database
9 9 (1.94%) SQL Server Analysis Services
10 6 (1.29%) Big Data
10 6 (1.29%) SQL Server 2005
11 5 (1.08%) Oracle Database 10g
11 5 (1.08%) Oracle Database 12c
11 5 (1.08%) PostgreSQL
11 5 (1.08%) Spatial Data
12 4 (0.86%) Event Store
12 4 (0.86%) QlikView
Development Applications
1 49 (10.56%) Git (software)
2 35 (7.54%) Subversion
3 25 (5.39%) Mercurial
4 23 (4.96%) Visual Studio
5 21 (4.53%) Team Foundation Server
6 20 (4.31%) SpecFlow
7 15 (3.23%) JIRA
8 10 (2.16%) Selenium
9 9 (1.94%) WebDriver
10 8 (1.72%) FitNesse
11 7 (1.51%) tSQLt
12 6 (1.29%) Jenkins
13 5 (1.08%) Octopus Deploy
13 5 (1.08%) Oracle APEX
13 5 (1.08%) Oracle Forms
13 5 (1.08%) TeamCity
14 4 (0.86%) Bugzilla
14 4 (0.86%) FogBugz
14 4 (0.86%) NUnit
15 3 (0.65%) Axure RP
General
1 101 (21.77%) Finance
2 37 (7.97%) Marketing
3 12 (2.59%) Manufacturing
4 11 (2.37%) Retail
5 9 (1.94%) Banking
5 9 (1.94%) Legal
5 9 (1.94%) Pharmaceutical
6 6 (1.29%) Telecoms
7 5 (1.08%) Games
8 4 (0.86%) Back Office
8 4 (0.86%) Billing
8 4 (0.86%) Financial Institution
8 4 (0.86%) Multimedia
9 3 (0.65%) Law
10 2 (0.43%) Electronics
11 1 (0.22%) Advertising
11 1 (0.22%) French Language
11 1 (0.22%) German Language
11 1 (0.22%) Italian Language
11 1 (0.22%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 119 (25.65%) Developer
2 82 (17.67%) Analyst
3 63 (13.58%) Graduate
4 56 (12.07%) Consultant
5 38 (8.19%) Graduate Consultant
6 31 (6.68%) Software Engineer
7 30 (6.47%) IT Graduate
8 28 (6.03%) Graduate IT Consultant
8 28 (6.03%) IT Consultant
8 28 (6.03%) Java Engineer
9 27 (5.82%) Senior Software Engineer
9 27 (5.82%) Team Leader
10 26 (5.60%) Software Developer
11 25 (5.39%) Senior Developer
12 23 (4.96%) Java Software Engineer
12 23 (4.96%) Senior Java Engineer
12 23 (4.96%) Senior Java Software Engineer
13 22 (4.74%) Junior
14 21 (4.53%) C# Developer
15 20 (4.31%) .NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 89 (19.18%) .NET
2 62 (13.36%) HTML
3 54 (11.64%) CSS
4 36 (7.76%) XML
5 33 (7.11%) Web Services
6 32 (6.90%) ASP.NET
6 32 (6.90%) jQuery
7 24 (5.17%) AngularJS
8 23 (4.96%) WCF
9 22 (4.74%) .NET Framework
10 15 (3.23%) HTML5
11 14 (3.02%) ASP.NET MVC
11 14 (3.02%) SOAP
11 14 (3.02%) Spring
12 11 (2.37%) ASP.NET Web API
12 11 (2.37%) LINQ
12 11 (2.37%) REST
12 11 (2.37%) Twitter Bootstrap
12 11 (2.37%) WPF
13 9 (1.94%) XSD
Miscellaneous
1 105 (22.63%) Analytical Skills
2 92 (19.83%) Computer Science
3 49 (10.56%) NHS
4 43 (9.27%) Management Information System
5 30 (6.47%) Data Structures
6 29 (6.25%) Algorithms
7 24 (5.17%) User Experience
8 12 (2.59%) Data Centre
9 11 (2.37%) Enterprise Software
10 9 (1.94%) Driving Licence
11 8 (1.72%) Fintech
12 7 (1.51%) Digital Media
12 7 (1.51%) FMCG
13 6 (1.29%) Hedge funds
13 6 (1.29%) Social Media
14 5 (1.08%) Greenfield Project
14 5 (1.08%) Replication
14 5 (1.08%) Robotics
15 4 (0.86%) Hybrid Cloud
15 4 (0.86%) Public Cloud
Operating Systems
1 52 (11.21%) Windows
2 30 (6.47%) Linux
3 22 (4.74%) Windows Server
4 15 (3.23%) Windows Server 2008
5 13 (2.80%) Windows Server 2012
6 11 (2.37%) Unix
7 10 (2.16%) Android
8 9 (1.94%) Apple iOS
9 6 (1.29%) Windows 7
9 6 (1.29%) Windows Server 2003
10 3 (0.65%) Windows 10
10 3 (0.65%) Windows 8
10 3 (0.65%) Windows Phone
11 2 (0.43%) Solaris
11 2 (0.43%) Windows Mobile
12 1 (0.22%) AIX
12 1 (0.22%) CentOS
12 1 (0.22%) Ubuntu
12 1 (0.22%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 121 (26.08%) Agile Software Development
2 76 (16.38%) Mentoring
3 57 (12.28%) Business Intelligence
3 57 (12.28%) Software Engineering
4 46 (9.91%) OO
4 46 (9.91%) Test Automation
5 45 (9.70%) ITIL
6 44 (9.48%) Software Testing
7 43 (9.27%) Project Management
8 42 (9.05%) Mathematics
9 40 (8.62%) Analytics
10 36 (7.76%) SDLC
11 27 (5.82%) Continuous Integration
12 24 (5.17%) Continuous Improvement
12 24 (5.17%) IT Strategy
13 23 (4.96%) Information Security
14 21 (4.53%) Scrum
15 20 (4.31%) MVC
15 20 (4.31%) TDD
15 20 (4.31%) Time Management
Programming Languages
1 171 (36.85%) SQL
2 85 (18.32%) C#
3 69 (14.87%) Java
4 57 (12.28%) JavaScript
5 37 (7.97%) Python
6 22 (4.74%) PL/SQL
7 20 (4.31%) T-SQL
8 18 (3.88%) C++
9 16 (3.45%) Ruby
10 15 (3.23%) PHP
11 11 (2.37%) VBA
12 9 (1.94%) PowerShell
13 7 (1.51%) VB
14 6 (1.29%) Assembly Language
15 5 (1.08%) COBOL
16 4 (0.86%) Bash Shell
16 4 (0.86%) C
16 4 (0.86%) R
17 3 (0.65%) Apple Swift
18 2 (0.43%) Bourne shell
Qualifications
1 68 (14.66%) Computer Science Degree
2 21 (4.53%) Cisco Certification
3 19 (4.09%) CCNA
4 17 (3.66%) Master's Degree
5 16 (3.45%) Numerate Degree
6 15 (3.23%) CCNP
7 12 (2.59%) CCIE
8 11 (2.37%) CISSP
8 11 (2.37%) ISEB
8 11 (2.37%) ISTQB
9 10 (2.16%) CISM
9 10 (2.16%) Microsoft Certification
10 9 (1.94%) CEH
10 9 (1.94%) CISA
10 9 (1.94%) HNC
10 9 (1.94%) MCSE
11 8 (1.72%) CREST Certified
12 6 (1.29%) CISMP
12 6 (1.29%) OSCP
13 5 (1.08%) MCITP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (2.80%) QA
2 8 (1.72%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 7 (1.51%) PCI DSS
4 6 (1.29%) Data Quality
5 4 (0.86%) PMO
6 3 (0.65%) SLA
7 2 (0.43%) GDPR
7 2 (0.43%) HL7
7 2 (0.43%) ISO 9000
8 1 (0.22%) Cyber Essentials
8 1 (0.22%) ISO 9001
8 1 (0.22%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
System Software
1 15 (3.23%) Active Directory
2 13 (2.80%) VMware Infrastructure
3 7 (1.51%) Hyper-V
4 2 (0.43%) Docker
4 2 (0.43%) vSphere
5 1 (0.22%) Firmware
5 1 (0.22%) XenApp
5 1 (0.22%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 3 (0.65%) AirWatch
1 3 (0.65%) Ansible
1 3 (0.65%) Nagios
1 3 (0.65%) Opscode Chef
1 3 (0.65%) Puppet
1 3 (0.65%) SCCM
1 3 (0.65%) SCOM
2 2 (0.43%) Cisco CUCM
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 (0.22%) HP Quality Center
3 1 (0.22%) John the Ripper
3 1 (0.22%) SCVMM
3 1 (0.22%) WSUS
Vendors
1 117 (25.22%) Microsoft
2 37 (7.97%) Cisco
3 36 (7.76%) Oracle
4 33 (7.11%) VMware
5 28 (6.03%) Virgin Media
6 18 (3.88%) Google
7 17 (3.66%) Avaya
8 14 (3.02%) Dell
9 12 (2.59%) Brocade
9 12 (2.59%) Genesys
9 12 (2.59%) SonicWALL
9 12 (2.59%) Verint
10 11 (2.37%) SAP
11 10 (2.16%) Tableau
12 7 (1.51%) Citrix
12 7 (1.51%) Facebook
13 6 (1.29%) F5
13 6 (1.29%) Mitel
13 6 (1.29%) NetApp
14 4 (0.86%) Splunk