Period
to 22 April 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 22 April 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Academic Degree
Yorkshire > West Yorkshire
6 months to
22 Apr 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 52 29 20
Rank change year-on-year -23 -9 +4
Permanent jobs citing Degree 342 528 746
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in West Yorkshire 4.79% 7.43% 8.65%
As % of the Qualifications category 31.12% 35.46% 37.93%
Number of salaries quoted 279 443 592
West Yorkshire median annual salary £42,500 £39,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +8.97% -2.50% -
10th Percentile £20,500 £22,500 £23,250
90th Percentile £61,250 £58,750 £70,000
Yorkshire median annual salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year - +6.67% -

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 1,099 1,489 1,967
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in West Yorkshire 15.39% 20.97% 22.81%
Number of salaries quoted 930 1,242 1,535
West Yorkshire median annual salary £41,500 £41,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +1.22% +2.50% -
10th Percentile £25,725 £25,000 £24,600
90th Percentile £60,000 £58,750 £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 22 April 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 22 April 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 -22 242 £42,500 +6.25% 52
Bradford -30 33 £37,500 -1.96% 4
Wakefield +14 25 £45,000 +21.62% 4
Bingley - 6 £48,750 -
Halifax +19 5 - - 1
Castleford -1 3 £16,000 -69.52% 1
Ilkley - 2 £38,750 -
Keighley - 2 £28,000 -
Dewsbury 0 1 - -
Wetherby -2 1 £30,500 -23.75%
Huddersfield -22 1 - - 4
Degree
Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 22 April 2018, 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.

1 103 (30.12%) Finance
2 97 (28.36%) Agile Software Development
3 93 (27.19%) SQL
4 82 (23.98%) Microsoft
5 80 (23.39%) .NET
6 76 (22.22%) C#
7 75 (21.93%) Computer Science
8 69 (20.18%) Problem-Solving
9 64 (18.71%) JavaScript
10 61 (17.84%) Analytical Skills
11 60 (17.54%) HTML
12 57 (16.67%) CSS
13 53 (15.50%) SDLC
14 47 (13.74%) Java
14 47 (13.74%) SQL Server
15 45 (13.16%) Computer Science Degree
16 43 (12.57%) Microsoft Excel
17 42 (12.28%) OO
18 36 (10.53%) Scrum
19 35 (10.23%) ITIL
19 35 (10.23%) Test Automation
20 34 (9.94%) Firewall
21 33 (9.65%) Microsoft Office
21 33 (9.65%) Software Engineering
22 31 (9.06%) ASP.NET
22 31 (9.06%) MVC
23 30 (8.77%) Retail
24 29 (8.48%) Microsoft Azure
24 29 (8.48%) SAS
25 28 (8.19%) Information Security

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 29 (8.48%) SAS
2 6 (1.75%) CMS
3 4 (1.17%) Confluence
3 4 (1.17%) IIS
4 3 (0.88%) Apache
4 3 (0.88%) Apache Spark
4 3 (0.88%) MS Exchange
5 2 (0.58%) Drupal
6 1 (0.29%) Apache Solr
6 1 (0.29%) Elasticsearch
6 1 (0.29%) Exchange Server 2010
6 1 (0.29%) JBoss
6 1 (0.29%) SharePoint
6 1 (0.29%) Sitecore CMS
6 1 (0.29%) Skype for Business
6 1 (0.29%) Tomcat
6 1 (0.29%) WebLogic
6 1 (0.29%) WordPress
Applications
1 43 (12.57%) Microsoft Excel
2 33 (9.65%) Microsoft Office
3 14 (4.09%) Photoshop
4 10 (2.92%) Adobe Illustrator
5 9 (2.63%) MS Visio
6 7 (2.05%) Microsoft PowerPoint
7 6 (1.75%) SPSS
8 5 (1.46%) InDesign
9 4 (1.17%) Adobe Creative Suite
10 2 (0.58%) AutoCAD
10 2 (0.58%) InVision
10 2 (0.58%) Microsoft Project
10 2 (0.58%) UXPin
11 1 (0.29%) 3ds Max
11 1 (0.29%) Adobe After Effects
11 1 (0.29%) Adobe Captivate
11 1 (0.29%) Adobe Premiere
11 1 (0.29%) Autodesk Inventor
11 1 (0.29%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 6 (1.75%) SAP MM
2 2 (0.58%) Dynamics AX
2 2 (0.58%) Dynamics NAV
2 2 (0.58%) SAP ERP
2 2 (0.58%) SAP SD
3 1 (0.29%) Dynamics CRM
3 1 (0.29%) Visualfiles
Cloud Services
1 29 (8.48%) Microsoft Azure
2 11 (3.22%) Amazon AWS
2 11 (3.22%) Office 365
3 7 (2.05%) IaaS
3 7 (2.05%) PaaS
3 7 (2.05%) SaaS
4 4 (1.17%) Cloud Computing
5 3 (0.88%) Google Analytics
6 2 (0.58%) BlazeMeter
6 2 (0.58%) BrowserStack
7 1 (0.29%) Adobe Creative Cloud
7 1 (0.29%) Azure Active Directory
7 1 (0.29%) Dynamics 365
7 1 (0.29%) Yammer
Communications & Networking
1 34 (9.94%) Firewall
2 21 (6.14%) DNS
3 17 (4.97%) DHCP
4 13 (3.80%) TCP/IP
5 11 (3.22%) HTTP
5 11 (3.22%) Intrusion Detection
6 10 (2.92%) SAN
6 10 (2.92%) VPN
7 9 (2.63%) HTTPS
8 8 (2.34%) Cisco ASA
8 8 (2.34%) Internet
8 8 (2.34%) LAN
8 8 (2.34%) WAN
8 8 (2.34%) Wireless
9 7 (2.05%) IPsec
9 7 (2.05%) Symposium
9 7 (2.05%) VLAN
10 6 (1.75%) WebEx
11 5 (1.46%) Remote Desktop
11 5 (1.46%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 47 (13.74%) SQL Server
2 15 (4.39%) Big Data
3 13 (3.80%) Base SAS
3 13 (3.80%) MS Access
4 11 (3.22%) NoSQL
5 8 (2.34%) Relational Database
5 8 (2.34%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 6 (1.75%) Oracle Database
6 6 (1.75%) SAS Enterprise Guide
7 5 (1.46%) MySQL
7 5 (1.46%) Oracle Database 11g
7 5 (1.46%) Oracle Database 12c
7 5 (1.46%) Spatial Data
8 3 (0.88%) Apache Hive
8 3 (0.88%) Hadoop
8 3 (0.88%) QlikView
8 3 (0.88%) RavenDB
8 3 (0.88%) Redis
8 3 (0.88%) SAS Enterprise Miner
9 2 (0.58%) MongoDB
Development Applications
1 28 (8.19%) Git (software)
2 20 (5.85%) Subversion
3 16 (4.68%) Visual Studio
4 15 (4.39%) SpecFlow
5 12 (3.51%) Team Foundation Server
6 11 (3.22%) Jasmine
6 11 (3.22%) Protractor
6 11 (3.22%) Selenium
7 9 (2.63%) Axure RP
7 9 (2.63%) Balsamiq Mockups
8 8 (2.34%) Mercurial
9 7 (2.05%) JIRA
9 7 (2.05%) Mocha
10 6 (1.75%) TeamCity
10 6 (1.75%) WebDriver
11 5 (1.46%) FitNesse
11 5 (1.46%) JUnit
11 5 (1.46%) Oracle Forms
11 5 (1.46%) tSQLt
12 4 (1.17%) Octopus Deploy
General
1 103 (30.12%) Finance
2 30 (8.77%) Retail
3 14 (4.09%) Local Government
4 13 (3.80%) Legal
5 11 (3.22%) Pharmaceutical
6 10 (2.92%) Automotive
6 10 (2.92%) Marketing
7 6 (1.75%) Manufacturing
8 5 (1.46%) Law
9 4 (1.17%) Publishing
10 3 (0.88%) Banking
10 3 (0.88%) Retail Banking
10 3 (0.88%) Telecoms
11 2 (0.58%) Back Office
12 1 (0.29%) Billing
12 1 (0.29%) Games
Job Titles
1 95 (27.78%) Developer
2 78 (22.81%) Analyst
3 28 (8.19%) Software Developer
4 24 (7.02%) .NET Developer
4 24 (7.02%) C# Developer
5 21 (6.14%) Consultant
5 21 (6.14%) Graduate
6 17 (4.97%) Architect
6 17 (4.97%) Junior
7 16 (4.68%) C# .NET Developer
7 16 (4.68%) Software Engineer
8 15 (4.39%) Business Analyst
8 15 (4.39%) Risk Analyst
9 14 (4.09%) Senior C# Developer
9 14 (4.09%) Senior Developer
10 13 (3.80%) IT Support
10 13 (3.80%) Senior Analyst
11 11 (3.22%) Designer
11 11 (3.22%) IT Analyst
11 11 (3.22%) Report Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 80 (23.39%) .NET
2 60 (17.54%) HTML
3 57 (16.67%) CSS
4 31 (9.06%) ASP.NET
5 26 (7.60%) jQuery
6 23 (6.73%) Web Services
7 22 (6.43%) HTML5
7 22 (6.43%) XML
8 18 (5.26%) ASP.NET MVC
9 17 (4.97%) AngularJS
10 15 (4.39%) REST
11 12 (3.51%) WSDL
12 11 (3.22%) .NET Framework
12 11 (3.22%) RESTful
13 10 (2.92%) Node.js
14 9 (2.63%) React
14 9 (2.63%) Spring
14 9 (2.63%) WCF
14 9 (2.63%) WPF
15 7 (2.05%) Ajax
Miscellaneous
1 75 (21.93%) Computer Science
2 61 (17.84%) Analytical Skills
3 21 (6.14%) User Experience
4 20 (5.85%) Driving Licence
5 17 (4.97%) Management Information System
6 14 (4.09%) Self-Motivation
7 12 (3.51%) Algorithms
8 9 (2.63%) Data Structures
8 9 (2.63%) Enterprise Software
8 9 (2.63%) Mobile App
8 9 (2.63%) Social Media
9 8 (2.34%) Tandem
10 7 (2.05%) Biotechnology
10 7 (2.05%) NHS
11 6 (1.75%) Data Centre
11 6 (1.75%) Video Conferencing
12 4 (1.17%) BYOD
12 4 (1.17%) Greenfield Project
12 4 (1.17%) Handset
12 4 (1.17%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 26 (7.60%) Windows
2 24 (7.02%) Linux
3 15 (4.39%) Windows Server
4 10 (2.92%) Windows Server 2008
5 7 (2.05%) Android
5 7 (2.05%) Apple iOS
5 7 (2.05%) Windows Server 2012
6 5 (1.46%) Windows 7
7 4 (1.17%) Unix
7 4 (1.17%) Windows 10
7 4 (1.17%) Windows 8
7 4 (1.17%) Windows Phone
8 3 (0.88%) Windows Mobile
9 1 (0.29%) Windows Server 2003
9 1 (0.29%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 97 (28.36%) Agile Software Development
2 69 (20.18%) Problem-Solving
3 53 (15.50%) SDLC
4 42 (12.28%) OO
5 36 (10.53%) Scrum
6 35 (10.23%) ITIL
6 35 (10.23%) Test Automation
7 33 (9.65%) Software Engineering
8 31 (9.06%) MVC
9 28 (8.19%) Information Security
10 27 (7.89%) Mentoring
11 26 (7.60%) Analytics
12 25 (7.31%) Stakeholder Management
13 24 (7.02%) Continuous Improvement
13 24 (7.02%) Service Delivery
13 24 (7.02%) TDD
14 23 (6.73%) Mathematics
15 22 (6.43%) Project Management
16 21 (6.14%) Incident Management
17 19 (5.56%) Coaching
Programming Languages
1 93 (27.19%) SQL
2 76 (22.22%) C#
3 64 (18.71%) JavaScript
4 47 (13.74%) Java
5 22 (6.43%) T-SQL
6 18 (5.26%) Python
7 16 (4.68%) PL/SQL
8 14 (4.09%) VBA
9 12 (3.51%) PHP
10 11 (3.22%) R
11 10 (2.92%) C
12 9 (2.63%) MATLAB
13 7 (2.05%) PowerShell
14 6 (1.75%) VB.NET
15 4 (1.17%) Ruby
15 4 (1.17%) VB
16 3 (0.88%) COBOL
16 3 (0.88%) VB6
17 2 (0.58%) Apex Code
17 2 (0.58%) Perl
Qualifications
1 45 (13.16%) Computer Science Degree
2 23 (6.73%) CISSP
3 21 (6.14%) CISM
4 19 (5.56%) Cisco Certification
5 17 (4.97%) CISA
6 14 (4.09%) CCNA
7 13 (3.80%) Numerate Degree
8 11 (3.22%) ISEB
8 11 (3.22%) Microsoft Certification
9 10 (2.92%) Master's Degree
10 9 (2.63%) CEH
11 8 (2.34%) ISTQB
11 8 (2.34%) MCSE
11 8 (2.34%) SANS
12 7 (2.05%) CCNP
12 7 (2.05%) CRISC
13 6 (1.75%) CGEIT
13 6 (1.75%) Network+ Certification
14 5 (1.46%) CISMP
14 5 (1.46%) SSCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 16 (4.68%) QA
2 12 (3.51%) GDPR
3 9 (2.63%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 6 (1.75%) PMO
4 6 (1.75%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 4 (1.17%) Disclosure Scotland
6 3 (0.88%) PCI DSS
7 2 (0.58%) Cyber Essentials
7 2 (0.58%) SLA
8 1 (0.29%) Basel III
8 1 (0.29%) Data Quality
8 1 (0.29%) IFRS
8 1 (0.29%) IFRS 9
System Software
1 26 (7.60%) Active Directory
2 14 (4.09%) VMware Infrastructure
3 12 (3.51%) Hyper-V
4 3 (0.88%) Virtual Machines
4 3 (0.88%) VMware ESXi
4 3 (0.88%) vSphere
4 3 (0.88%) XenApp
5 1 (0.29%) Docker
Systems Management
1 6 (1.75%) SmoothWall
2 4 (1.17%) Grafana
3 3 (0.88%) Ansible
3 3 (0.88%) FortiGate
3 3 (0.88%) Opscode Chef
4 2 (0.58%) Cisco CUCM
4 2 (0.58%) HP Fortify
5 1 (0.29%) MIMEsweeper
Vendors
1 82 (23.98%) Microsoft
2 18 (5.26%) Oracle
2 18 (5.26%) VMware
3 17 (4.97%) Google
4 14 (4.09%) Cisco
4 14 (4.09%) SAP
4 14 (4.09%) Xerox
5 13 (3.80%) Twitter
6 10 (2.92%) Adobe
7 9 (2.63%) Salesforce.com
8 7 (2.05%) F5
9 6 (1.75%) Citrix
9 6 (1.75%) Palo Alto
10 5 (1.46%) Capita
11 4 (1.17%) Apple
11 4 (1.17%) Remedy
11 4 (1.17%) ServiceNow
12 3 (0.88%) Cloudera
12 3 (0.88%) Meraki
12 3 (0.88%) Zerto