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

Academic Degree
Yorkshire > West Yorkshire
6 months to
19 Aug 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 26 25 23
Rank change year-on-year -1 -2 +3
Permanent jobs citing Degree 515 641 786
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in West Yorkshire 7.42% 8.00% 8.53%
As % of the Qualifications category 36.63% 35.63% 35.44%
Number of salaries quoted 398 570 625
West Yorkshire median annual salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
10th Percentile £22,500 £22,725 £22,500
90th Percentile £60,000 £70,000 £62,500
Yorkshire median annual salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year - +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 academic qualifications and professional certifications cited in permanent job vacancies advertised in West Yorkshire.

Academic & Professional Certification
West Yorkshire
Permanent job vacancies requiring academic qualifications or professional certifications 1406 1799 2218
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in West Yorkshire 20.24% 22.46% 24.06%
Number of salaries quoted 1117 1494 1760
West Yorkshire median annual salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.25% - +5.26%
10th Percentile £24,250 £23,613 £25,150
90th Percentile £60,000 £60,000 £60,000
Yorkshire median annual salary £41,500 £38,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +7.79% -3.75% +8.11%

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 August 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 August 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 +2 401 £40,000 -13.98% 24
Bradford -20 53 £42,500 +6.25% 4
Huddersfield +12 20 £37,500 -16.67% 2
Wakefield +8 9 £33,500 -39.09% 3
Halifax 0 5 £30,000 -22.08%
Dewsbury - 3 £40,000 -
Brighouse -2 2 £37,000 +5.71%
Pontefract - 2 £22,500 - 1
Castleford -3 1 - - 1
Sowerby Bridge - 1 £50,000 -
Ilkley - 1 £25,000 -
Degree
Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 19 August 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.

1 195 (37.86%) SQL
2 159 (30.87%) Agile Software Development
3 133 (25.83%) SQL Server
4 129 (25.05%) Analytical Skills
5 124 (24.08%) Finance
6 113 (21.94%) Microsoft
6 113 (21.94%) Computer Science
7 98 (19.03%) C#
8 95 (18.45%) .NET
9 88 (17.09%) Java
10 84 (16.31%) JavaScript
11 71 (13.79%) HTML
11 71 (13.79%) Project Management
12 70 (13.59%) Mentoring
13 68 (13.20%) Software Engineering
14 67 (13.01%) CSS
14 67 (13.01%) Computer Science Degree
15 66 (12.82%) Oracle
16 62 (12.04%) Scrum
17 59 (11.46%) ITIL
17 59 (11.46%) Windows
17 59 (11.46%) SQL Server Integration Services
18 58 (11.26%) Business Intelligence
19 56 (10.87%) Mathematics
20 54 (10.49%) Web Services
21 52 (10.10%) TDD
22 47 (9.13%) OO
23 46 (8.93%) ASP.NET
23 46 (8.93%) Test Automation
24 45 (8.74%) Management Information System

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 (2.52%) SAS
2 11 (2.14%) Confluence
3 10 (1.94%) Elasticsearch
3 10 (1.94%) MS Exchange
4 9 (1.75%) Apache Solr
4 9 (1.75%) Apache Spark
4 9 (1.75%) IIS
4 9 (1.75%) SharePoint
4 9 (1.75%) Tomcat
5 8 (1.55%) Apache
6 6 (1.17%) Exchange Server 2010
7 4 (0.78%) Jetty
7 4 (0.78%) OpenStack
8 3 (0.58%) Anypoint
9 2 (0.39%) GeoServer
10 1 (0.19%) BizTalk Server
10 1 (0.19%) JBoss
10 1 (0.19%) nginx
10 1 (0.19%) Oracle SOA Suite
10 1 (0.19%) WebLogic
Applications
1 27 (5.24%) Microsoft Excel
2 17 (3.30%) Microsoft Office
3 7 (1.36%) Adobe Creative Suite
3 7 (1.36%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 7 (1.36%) SPSS
4 2 (0.39%) AutoCAD
4 2 (0.39%) Autodesk Inventor
4 2 (0.39%) EPLAN
4 2 (0.39%) InVision
4 2 (0.39%) MS Visio
4 2 (0.39%) SOLIDWORKS
5 1 (0.19%) Microsoft Project
Business Applications
1 9 (1.75%) Oracle 11i
1 9 (1.75%) Oracle EBS
1 9 (1.75%) Oracle EBS R12
1 9 (1.75%) Oracle ERP
2 1 (0.19%) Dynamics AX
2 1 (0.19%) Magento
2 1 (0.19%) SAP EWM
2 1 (0.19%) SAP WM
Cloud Services
1 16 (3.11%) Cloud Computing
2 14 (2.72%) Microsoft Azure
3 12 (2.33%) Amazon AWS
4 11 (2.14%) SaaS
5 7 (1.36%) Google Analytics
5 7 (1.36%) Google Tag Manager
5 7 (1.36%) Office 365
6 2 (0.39%) Amazon EC2
6 2 (0.39%) Amazon ELB
6 2 (0.39%) Amazon S3
6 2 (0.39%) AWS CloudFormation
6 2 (0.39%) AWS Lambda
6 2 (0.39%) IaaS
7 1 (0.19%) CallidusCloud
7 1 (0.19%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 27 (5.24%) Firewall
2 16 (3.11%) Internet
3 12 (2.33%) HTTP
4 8 (1.55%) SAN
4 8 (1.55%) Wireless
5 7 (1.36%) TCP/IP
6 6 (1.17%) VoIP
7 5 (0.97%) DNS
7 5 (0.97%) IP Telephony
8 4 (0.78%) Intrusion Detection
9 3 (0.58%) Cisco ASA
9 3 (0.58%) Cisco Nexus
9 3 (0.58%) DHCP
9 3 (0.58%) EIGRP
9 3 (0.58%) Ethernet
9 3 (0.58%) Network Security
9 3 (0.58%) OSPF
10 2 (0.39%) 3G
10 2 (0.39%) DMZ
10 2 (0.39%) Remote Desktop
Database & Business Intelligence
1 133 (25.83%) SQL Server
2 59 (11.46%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 41 (7.96%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 37 (7.18%) NoSQL
5 30 (5.83%) Data Warehouse
6 29 (5.63%) MS Access
7 25 (4.85%) SQL Server 2005
8 20 (3.88%) MySQL
9 19 (3.69%) Oracle Database
10 14 (2.72%) BusinessObjects
10 14 (2.72%) MongoDB
11 13 (2.52%) Oracle Database 10g
11 13 (2.52%) Oracle Database 11g
12 11 (2.14%) Apache Cassandra
12 11 (2.14%) Big Data
13 10 (1.94%) Hadoop
13 10 (1.94%) Relational Database
14 9 (1.75%) Oracle BI EE
14 9 (1.75%) Redis
14 9 (1.75%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 42 (8.16%) Git (software)
2 34 (6.60%) Subversion
3 25 (4.85%) Mercurial
4 19 (3.69%) Visual Studio
5 15 (2.91%) JIRA
6 14 (2.72%) Oracle APEX
6 14 (2.72%) Team Foundation Server
7 13 (2.52%) SpecFlow
8 10 (1.94%) Selenium
9 9 (1.75%) Jenkins
10 8 (1.55%) FitNesse
11 7 (1.36%) tSQLt
11 7 (1.36%) WebDriver
12 5 (0.97%) Gatling
12 5 (0.97%) JMeter
12 5 (0.97%) LoadRunner
12 5 (0.97%) NetBeans
12 5 (0.97%) Octopus Deploy
12 5 (0.97%) TeamCity
13 4 (0.78%) Bugzilla
General
1 124 (24.08%) Finance
2 41 (7.96%) Marketing
3 23 (4.47%) Retail
4 10 (1.94%) Legal
5 8 (1.55%) Manufacturing
6 7 (1.36%) Banking
7 6 (1.17%) Back Office
7 6 (1.17%) Telecoms
8 5 (0.97%) Electronics
9 4 (0.78%) Financial Institution
9 4 (0.78%) Games
10 3 (0.58%) Automotive
10 3 (0.58%) Law
11 2 (0.39%) Pharmaceutical
12 1 (0.19%) Advertising
12 1 (0.19%) Aerospace
12 1 (0.19%) Billing
12 1 (0.19%) French Language
12 1 (0.19%) German Language
12 1 (0.19%) Multimedia
Job Titles
1 138 (26.80%) Developer
2 105 (20.39%) Analyst
3 48 (9.32%) Graduate
4 40 (7.77%) .NET Developer
5 37 (7.18%) Consultant
6 36 (6.99%) Software Developer
6 36 (6.99%) Software Engineer
7 35 (6.80%) C# Developer
8 30 (5.83%) C# .NET Developer
9 29 (5.63%) Senior Developer
10 28 (5.44%) Java Engineer
10 28 (5.44%) Senior Software Engineer
10 28 (5.44%) SQL Analyst
11 26 (5.05%) ASP.NET Developer
11 26 (5.05%) C# ASP.NET Developer
11 26 (5.05%) C# Software Developer
11 26 (5.05%) Data Analyst
11 26 (5.05%) Graduate Consultant
12 25 (4.85%) Java Software Engineer
12 25 (4.85%) Senior Java Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 95 (18.45%) .NET
2 71 (13.79%) HTML
3 67 (13.01%) CSS
4 54 (10.49%) Web Services
5 46 (8.93%) ASP.NET
6 38 (7.38%) .NET Framework
7 36 (6.99%) XML
8 35 (6.80%) WCF
9 34 (6.60%) ASP.NET Web API
9 34 (6.60%) jQuery
10 32 (6.21%) HTML5
11 27 (5.24%) ASP.NET MVC
12 25 (4.85%) AngularJS
13 24 (4.66%) Entity Framework
14 23 (4.47%) LESS
15 21 (4.08%) NHibernate
16 18 (3.50%) SOAP
16 18 (3.50%) WinForms
17 15 (2.91%) RESTful
18 14 (2.72%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 129 (25.05%) Analytical Skills
2 113 (21.94%) Computer Science
3 45 (8.74%) Management Information System
3 45 (8.74%) NHS
4 30 (5.83%) Data Structures
5 26 (5.05%) Algorithms
6 19 (3.69%) FMCG
7 17 (3.30%) Data Centre
8 15 (2.91%) User Experience
9 11 (2.14%) Greenfield Project
10 10 (1.94%) Fintech
11 7 (1.36%) Digital Media
11 7 (1.36%) Enterprise Software
11 7 (1.36%) iPad
11 7 (1.36%) Social Media
12 5 (0.97%) iPhone
12 5 (0.97%) Mobile App
13 4 (0.78%) Driving Licence
14 3 (0.58%) Cybercrime
14 3 (0.58%) Hybrid Cloud
Operating Systems
1 59 (11.46%) Windows
2 33 (6.41%) Linux
3 23 (4.47%) Windows Server
4 14 (2.72%) Windows Server 2008
5 11 (2.14%) Android
6 10 (1.94%) Windows Server 2003
7 9 (1.75%) Windows 7
8 7 (1.36%) Apple iOS
8 7 (1.36%) Windows Server 2012
9 5 (0.97%) Mac OS
10 4 (0.78%) Solaris
10 4 (0.78%) Unix
11 3 (0.58%) AIX
11 3 (0.58%) Windows 10
12 2 (0.39%) Embedded Linux
12 2 (0.39%) Windows 8
12 2 (0.39%) Windows Phone
13 1 (0.19%) CentOS
13 1 (0.19%) Ubuntu
13 1 (0.19%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 159 (30.87%) Agile Software Development
2 71 (13.79%) Project Management
3 70 (13.59%) Mentoring
4 68 (13.20%) Software Engineering
5 62 (12.04%) Scrum
6 59 (11.46%) ITIL
7 58 (11.26%) Business Intelligence
8 56 (10.87%) Mathematics
9 52 (10.10%) TDD
10 47 (9.13%) OO
11 46 (8.93%) Test Automation
12 43 (8.35%) Software Testing
13 41 (7.96%) SDLC
14 37 (7.18%) MVC
15 34 (6.60%) Analytics
16 33 (6.41%) IT Strategy
17 29 (5.63%) Continuous Improvement
18 28 (5.44%) Continuous Integration
19 24 (4.66%) E-Commerce
20 22 (4.27%) OpenUP
Programming Languages
1 195 (37.86%) SQL
2 98 (19.03%) C#
3 88 (17.09%) Java
4 84 (16.31%) JavaScript
5 41 (7.96%) PL/SQL
6 38 (7.38%) Python
7 27 (5.24%) VBA
8 26 (5.05%) T-SQL
9 23 (4.47%) VB
10 22 (4.27%) C++
11 20 (3.88%) Ruby
12 16 (3.11%) PHP
13 13 (2.52%) C
13 13 (2.52%) PowerShell
14 6 (1.17%) Perl
15 5 (0.97%) Bash Shell
16 4 (0.78%) Shell Script
17 3 (0.58%) Apple Swift
18 2 (0.39%) Bourne shell
18 2 (0.39%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
Qualifications
1 67 (13.01%) Computer Science Degree
2 15 (2.91%) Numerate Degree
3 14 (2.72%) ISEB
3 14 (2.72%) ISTQB
4 12 (2.33%) CISA
5 11 (2.14%) CISSP
6 10 (1.94%) CISM
7 9 (1.75%) SSCP
8 8 (1.55%) Master's Degree
8 8 (1.55%) Security Cleared
9 7 (1.36%) CCNA
9 7 (1.36%) Cisco Certification
10 6 (1.17%) CHECK Team Leader
10 6 (1.17%) CISMP
10 6 (1.17%) HND
10 6 (1.17%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
11 5 (0.97%) Microsoft Certification
11 5 (0.97%) PMI Certification
12 4 (0.78%) CCDA
12 4 (0.78%) HNC
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 21 (4.08%) Data Quality
2 13 (2.52%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 7 (1.36%) PCI DSS
3 7 (1.36%) QA
4 5 (0.97%) HL7
4 5 (0.97%) ISO 9000
5 4 (0.78%) PMO
6 3 (0.58%) Cyber Essentials
6 3 (0.58%) Sarbanes-Oxley
6 3 (0.58%) SLA
7 2 (0.39%) ISO 9001
8 1 (0.19%) GDPR
8 1 (0.19%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
System Software
1 14 (2.72%) Active Directory
2 13 (2.52%) VMware Infrastructure
3 8 (1.55%) Docker
4 6 (1.17%) vSphere
4 6 (1.17%) XenApp
4 6 (1.17%) XenDesktop
5 5 (0.97%) VirtualBox
6 3 (0.58%) Hyper-V
7 2 (0.39%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 9 (1.75%) Kibana
1 9 (1.75%) logstash
2 6 (1.17%) Ansible
2 6 (1.17%) Opscode Chef
2 6 (1.17%) Puppet
3 3 (0.58%) Nagios
3 3 (0.58%) Salt
3 3 (0.58%) SCOM
4 2 (0.39%) Kubernetes
4 2 (0.39%) OpenNMS
4 2 (0.39%) Rancher
4 2 (0.39%) SCCM
4 2 (0.39%) Terraform
4 2 (0.39%) ZABBIX
5 1 (0.19%) HP Quality Center
5 1 (0.19%) HP SiteScope
5 1 (0.19%) Nessus
5 1 (0.19%) SCVMM
5 1 (0.19%) WSUS
Vendors
1 113 (21.94%) Microsoft
2 66 (12.82%) Oracle
3 25 (4.85%) Cisco
4 20 (3.88%) VMware
5 18 (3.50%) Virgin Media
6 16 (3.11%) SAP
7 14 (2.72%) Google
8 12 (2.33%) Apple
9 11 (2.14%) Facebook
10 8 (1.55%) Citrix
10 8 (1.55%) NetApp
11 7 (1.36%) Adobe
11 7 (1.36%) Dell
11 7 (1.36%) Tableau
12 5 (0.97%) Splunk
13 4 (0.78%) SolarWinds
14 3 (0.58%) Criteo
14 3 (0.58%) F5
14 3 (0.58%) Verint
14 3 (0.58%) Xamarin