Period
to 17 November 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 17 November 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Academic Degree
Yorkshire > West Yorkshire
6 months to
17 Nov 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 35 28 22
Rank change year-on-year -7 -6 -2
Permanent jobs citing Degree 358 471 646
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in West Yorkshire 6.59% 6.94% 8.40%
As % of the Qualifications category 38.91% 34.16% 36.85%
Number of salaries quoted 303 355 569
West Yorkshire median annual salary £42,500 £40,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.25% -5.88% +6.25%
10th Percentile £22,750 £22,250 £22,500
90th Percentile £59,750 £61,250 £67,500
Yorkshire median annual salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

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 920 1,379 1,753
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in West Yorkshire 16.94% 20.31% 22.80%
Number of salaries quoted 745 1,110 1,506
West Yorkshire median annual salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
10th Percentile £22,750 £22,975 £25,250
90th Percentile £60,750 £60,000 £62,000
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 17 November 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 17 November 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 -8 217 £40,000 -5.88% 60
Bradford +41 52 £35,000 -6.67% 13
Halifax +27 47 £45,000 +63.64% 5
Wakefield -13 24 £31,371 -10.37% 4
Keighley +5 3 £35,000 +25.00% 2
Ilkley -1 1 £23,000 -8.00%
Wetherby -7 1 £23,500 -8.74% 1
Huddersfield -14 1 £45,000 +16.13% 2
Castleford - 1 £16,500 - 2
Cleckheaton - 1 £23,500 -
Calderdale - 1 £70,000 -
Degree
Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 17 November 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 99 (27.65%) Computer Science
2 87 (24.30%) SQL
3 80 (22.35%) Finance
4 78 (21.79%) Agile Software Development
5 75 (20.95%) Microsoft
6 73 (20.39%) .NET
7 71 (19.83%) Problem-Solving
8 69 (19.27%) JavaScript
9 67 (18.72%) C#
10 64 (17.88%) Analytical Skills
11 62 (17.32%) HTML
12 56 (15.64%) Computer Science Degree
13 54 (15.08%) CSS
14 52 (14.53%) Mentoring
15 49 (13.69%) Analytics
16 46 (12.85%) SQL Server
17 42 (11.73%) Windows
18 41 (11.45%) C
19 39 (10.89%) Java
19 39 (10.89%) Linux
20 38 (10.61%) Software Engineering
20 38 (10.61%) Mathematics
20 38 (10.61%) Microsoft Azure
20 38 (10.61%) Coaching
21 36 (10.06%) User Experience
22 35 (9.78%) Firewall
23 34 (9.50%) jQuery
24 32 (8.94%) Scrum
24 32 (8.94%) Information Security
25 31 (8.66%) SDLC

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 21 (5.87%) SharePoint
2 18 (5.03%) IIS
3 17 (4.75%) SAS
4 9 (2.51%) Apache
5 7 (1.96%) CMS
6 4 (1.12%) Elasticsearch
6 4 (1.12%) WordPress
7 2 (0.56%) Oracle SOA Suite
8 1 (0.28%) Kentico
8 1 (0.28%) Marvel
Applications
1 17 (4.75%) Microsoft Office
2 16 (4.47%) Microsoft Excel
3 12 (3.35%) Photoshop
4 7 (1.96%) Microsoft PowerPoint
5 2 (0.56%) EViews
5 2 (0.56%) SPSS
6 1 (0.28%) Adobe Illustrator
6 1 (0.28%) Autodesk Inventor
6 1 (0.28%) FileZilla
6 1 (0.28%) InVision
6 1 (0.28%) PTC Creo
6 1 (0.28%) Siemens NX
6 1 (0.28%) SOLIDWORKS
6 1 (0.28%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 5 (1.40%) Magento
2 1 (0.28%) Dynamics AX
2 1 (0.28%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (0.28%) Shopify
Cloud Services
1 38 (10.61%) Microsoft Azure
2 21 (5.87%) SaaS
3 17 (4.75%) GitHub
4 16 (4.47%) Office 365
5 15 (4.19%) IaaS
5 15 (4.19%) PaaS
6 10 (2.79%) Amazon AWS
7 4 (1.12%) Cloud Computing
8 2 (0.56%) Akamai
8 2 (0.56%) Amazon EC2
8 2 (0.56%) Amazon ELB
8 2 (0.56%) Amazon S3
8 2 (0.56%) Azure Active Directory
8 2 (0.56%) Azure Data Factory
8 2 (0.56%) Basecamp
8 2 (0.56%) Google Analytics
8 2 (0.56%) Google Tag Manager
9 1 (0.28%) BrowserStack
9 1 (0.28%) Google Cloud Platform
9 1 (0.28%) Serverless
Communications & Networking
1 35 (9.78%) Firewall
2 15 (4.19%) Internet
2 15 (4.19%) Intrusion Detection
3 11 (3.07%) Bluetooth
3 11 (3.07%) GSM
3 11 (3.07%) Wi-Fi
4 10 (2.79%) Remote Desktop
5 8 (2.23%) LAN
5 8 (2.23%) WAN
6 7 (1.96%) Network Security
7 6 (1.68%) TCP/IP
8 5 (1.40%) Cisco Firepower
8 5 (1.40%) DNS
8 5 (1.40%) VoIP
8 5 (1.40%) WLAN
9 4 (1.12%) BGP
9 4 (1.12%) EIGRP
9 4 (1.12%) FTP
9 4 (1.12%) OSPF
10 2 (0.56%) MPLS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 46 (12.85%) SQL Server
2 22 (6.15%) Power BI
3 17 (4.75%) Relational Database
3 17 (4.75%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 15 (4.19%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 15 (4.19%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 10 (2.79%) Data Warehouse
6 9 (2.51%) MySQL
6 9 (2.51%) QlikView
7 7 (1.96%) Base SAS
7 7 (1.96%) Big Data
7 7 (1.96%) NoSQL
7 7 (1.96%) SAS Enterprise Guide
7 7 (1.96%) SAS Enterprise Miner
8 4 (1.12%) Couchbase
8 4 (1.12%) SQL Server 2008
9 2 (0.56%) BusinessObjects
9 2 (0.56%) DTS
9 2 (0.56%) RDBMS
9 2 (0.56%) ROLAP
Development Applications
1 26 (7.26%) Git (software)
2 12 (3.35%) Axure RP
2 12 (3.35%) Selenium
3 11 (3.07%) LabVIEW
4 10 (2.79%) Visual Studio
5 9 (2.51%) Visual Studio Team System
6 7 (1.96%) SonarQube
7 6 (1.68%) Jasmine
7 6 (1.68%) JUnit
7 6 (1.68%) Protractor
7 6 (1.68%) TestNG
8 4 (1.12%) JIRA
8 4 (1.12%) SpecFlow
8 4 (1.12%) WebDriver
9 3 (0.84%) Cucumber
9 3 (0.84%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
9 3 (0.84%) Team Foundation Server
10 2 (0.56%) FitNesse
10 2 (0.56%) Subversion
10 2 (0.56%) tSQLt
General
1 80 (22.35%) Finance
2 24 (6.70%) Electronics
3 23 (6.42%) Marketing
4 22 (6.15%) Retail
5 19 (5.31%) Manufacturing
6 15 (4.19%) Legal
7 6 (1.68%) Games
7 6 (1.68%) Law
8 4 (1.12%) Pharmaceutical
9 3 (0.84%) Banking
9 3 (0.84%) Retail Banking
9 3 (0.84%) Telecoms
10 2 (0.56%) Back Office
10 2 (0.56%) Retail Finance
11 1 (0.28%) Dutch Language
11 1 (0.28%) German Language
11 1 (0.28%) Local Government
11 1 (0.28%) Military
11 1 (0.28%) Publishing
11 1 (0.28%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 91 (25.42%) Developer
2 79 (22.07%) Analyst
3 28 (7.82%) Consultant
4 24 (6.70%) Senior Analyst
5 23 (6.42%) Project Manager
6 20 (5.59%) Senior Developer
7 19 (5.31%) .NET Developer
7 19 (5.31%) JavaScript Developer
7 19 (5.31%) Software Engineer
8 18 (5.03%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
8 18 (5.03%) Software Developer
9 17 (4.75%) Architect
10 16 (4.47%) Graduate
10 16 (4.47%) Node.js Developer
11 14 (3.91%) Designer
12 13 (3.63%) Data Analyst
12 13 (3.63%) Security Analyst
13 12 (3.35%) C++ Software Engineer
13 12 (3.35%) Embedded Software Engineer
13 12 (3.35%) Senior Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 73 (20.39%) .NET
2 62 (17.32%) HTML
3 54 (15.08%) CSS
4 34 (9.50%) jQuery
5 24 (6.70%) ASP.NET
6 20 (5.59%) HTML5
7 18 (5.03%) RESTful
8 17 (4.75%) AngularJS
8 17 (4.75%) Node.js
9 16 (4.47%) Socket.IO
10 15 (4.19%) CSS3
11 14 (3.91%) Twitter Bootstrap
11 14 (3.91%) Web Services
11 14 (3.91%) XML
12 12 (3.35%) Ajax
12 12 (3.35%) Middleware
13 11 (3.07%) .NET Framework
13 11 (3.07%) DOM
13 11 (3.07%) Express
13 11 (3.07%) Handlebars
Miscellaneous
1 99 (27.65%) Computer Science
2 64 (17.88%) Analytical Skills
3 36 (10.06%) User Experience
4 28 (7.82%) Management Information System
5 24 (6.70%) Driving Licence
6 17 (4.75%) Client/Server
7 16 (4.47%) Linux Command Line
8 10 (2.79%) Mobile App
9 8 (2.23%) Self-Motivation
10 6 (1.68%) NHS
11 5 (1.40%) Credit Risk
11 5 (1.40%) Handset
11 5 (1.40%) Social Media
12 4 (1.12%) Data Centre
12 4 (1.12%) Greenfield Project
13 3 (0.84%) Algorithms
13 3 (0.84%) Enterprise Software
14 2 (0.56%) Data Structures
14 2 (0.56%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
14 2 (0.56%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 42 (11.73%) Windows
2 39 (10.89%) Linux
3 27 (7.54%) Windows Server
4 10 (2.79%) Windows 7
5 7 (1.96%) Unix
6 6 (1.68%) Android
6 6 (1.68%) Apple iOS
7 5 (1.40%) Windows 10
7 5 (1.40%) Windows 8
7 5 (1.40%) Windows Phone
7 5 (1.40%) Windows Server 2008
7 5 (1.40%) Windows Server 2012
8 1 (0.28%) Ubuntu
8 1 (0.28%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 78 (21.79%) Agile Software Development
2 71 (19.83%) Problem-Solving
3 52 (14.53%) Mentoring
4 49 (13.69%) Analytics
5 38 (10.61%) Coaching
5 38 (10.61%) Mathematics
5 38 (10.61%) Software Engineering
6 32 (8.94%) Information Security
6 32 (8.94%) Scrum
7 31 (8.66%) SDLC
8 30 (8.38%) Continuous Improvement
8 30 (8.38%) Project Management
8 30 (8.38%) Root Cause Analysis
9 29 (8.10%) Test Automation
10 28 (7.82%) Business Intelligence
11 27 (7.54%) Cybersecurity
11 27 (7.54%) Validation
12 26 (7.26%) Collaborative Working
12 26 (7.26%) Software Testing
13 23 (6.42%) E-Commerce
Programming Languages
1 87 (24.30%) SQL
2 69 (19.27%) JavaScript
3 67 (18.72%) C#
4 41 (11.45%) C
5 39 (10.89%) Java
6 25 (6.98%) VB
7 21 (5.87%) C++
7 21 (5.87%) T-SQL
8 16 (4.47%) ES6
9 15 (4.19%) PHP
9 15 (4.19%) VB.NET
10 14 (3.91%) Python
10 14 (3.91%) VBA
11 12 (3.35%) R
12 11 (3.07%) VB6
13 6 (1.68%) MATLAB
14 2 (0.56%) PL/SQL
14 2 (0.56%) Shell Script
15 1 (0.28%) Assembly Language
15 1 (0.28%) Delphi
Qualifications
1 56 (15.64%) Computer Science Degree
2 19 (5.31%) CISSP
2 19 (5.31%) Microsoft Certification
3 13 (3.63%) MCSA
4 12 (3.35%) Security Cleared
5 11 (3.07%) Cisco Certification
6 10 (2.79%) CCNA
7 9 (2.51%) CISM
8 7 (1.96%) Numerate Degree
9 6 (1.68%) ISEB
9 6 (1.68%) ISTQB
10 5 (1.40%) CISA
10 5 (1.40%) CompTIA Security+
10 5 (1.40%) DBS Check
10 5 (1.40%) ISO 27001 Lead Auditor
10 5 (1.40%) MCP
10 5 (1.40%) MCSE
11 4 (1.12%) CCNP
11 4 (1.12%) ISACA
12 3 (0.84%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 29 (8.10%) QA
2 23 (6.42%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 8 (2.23%) GDPR
4 6 (1.68%) PCI DSS
5 2 (0.56%) Data Quality
5 2 (0.56%) SLA
6 1 (0.28%) Cyber Essentials
6 1 (0.28%) PMO
System Software
1 15 (4.19%) Active Directory
2 12 (3.35%) Firmware
3 6 (1.68%) Hyper-V
4 2 (0.56%) VMware Infrastructure
5 1 (0.28%) Docker
5 1 (0.28%) Terminal Services
5 1 (0.28%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 6 (1.68%) SCOrch
2 3 (0.84%) McAfee ePO
2 3 (0.84%) Nessus
3 2 (0.56%) Computer Emergency Response Teams
3 2 (0.56%) SCCM
4 1 (0.28%) Ansible
4 1 (0.28%) Terraform
Vendors
1 75 (20.95%) Microsoft
2 17 (4.75%) Oracle
3 15 (4.19%) Tableau
4 12 (3.35%) Google
5 9 (2.51%) Cisco
5 9 (2.51%) Salesforce.com
6 8 (2.23%) Splunk
7 7 (1.96%) ArcSight
7 7 (1.96%) CheckPoint
7 7 (1.96%) Cognos
7 7 (1.96%) Fortinet
7 7 (1.96%) Informatica
7 7 (1.96%) LogRhythm
7 7 (1.96%) MuleSoft
7 7 (1.96%) Palo Alto
7 7 (1.96%) SolarWinds
8 6 (1.68%) Twitter
9 5 (1.40%) AlienVault
9 5 (1.40%) Apple
9 5 (1.40%) ServiceNow