Period
to 25 May 2020

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 25 May 2020 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Academic Degree
Yorkshire > West Yorkshire
6 months to
25 May 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 60 47 55
Rank change year-on-year -13 +8 -24
Permanent jobs citing Degree 128 233 314
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in West Yorkshire 4.05% 5.10% 4.68%
As % of the Qualifications category 33.77% 32.86% 31.09%
Number of salaries quoted 91 186 272
Median annual salary £37,500 £40,500 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -7.41% -4.71% +8.97%
10th Percentile £20,000 £22,500 £20,500
90th Percentile £67,500 £60,000 £61,250
Yorkshire median annual salary £39,762 £40,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year -0.60% -5.88% +6.25%

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 379 709 1,010
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in West Yorkshire 11.99% 15.52% 15.07%
Number of salaries quoted 280 602 860
Median annual salary £50,000 £43,500 £41,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +14.94% +4.82% -2.35%
10th Percentile £25,000 £25,000 £22,500
90th Percentile £73,875 £63,625 £60,000
Yorkshire median annual salary £45,000 £40,000 £41,500
% change year-on-year +12.50% -3.61% -

Degree
Job Vacancy Trend in West Yorkshire

Job postings citing Degree as a proportion of all IT jobs advertised in West Yorkshire.

Job vacancy trend for Degree in West Yorkshire

Degree
Salary Trend in West Yorkshire

3-month moving average salary quoted in jobs citing Degree in West Yorkshire.

Salary trend for Degree in West Yorkshire

Degree
Salary Histogram in West Yorkshire

Salary distribution for jobs citing Degree in West Yorkshire over the 6 months to 25 May 2020.

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 25 May 2020. 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 +9 88 £50,000 +25.00% 8
Bradford +6 20 £22,000 -48.24% 1
Otley +9 5 - - 1
Keighley - 5 £22,000 -
Huddersfield +7 4 £28,750 +19.79%
Wetherby +5 3 £37,500 +25.00%
Halifax -13 3 £55,000 +22.22% 1
Wakefield -16 2 £70,000 +86.67% 3
Ilkley - 1 £21,000 -
Degree
Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 25 May 2020, 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 50 (39.06%) Agile Software Development
2 44 (34.38%) Finance
3 33 (25.78%) SQL
4 29 (22.66%) C#
5 26 (20.31%) .NET
6 20 (15.63%) QA
7 19 (14.84%) Analytical Skills
7 19 (14.84%) Task Automation
7 19 (14.84%) Problem-Solving
8 18 (14.06%) Pega
8 18 (14.06%) Workflow Management
8 18 (14.06%) JavaScript
8 18 (14.06%) Microsoft
8 18 (14.06%) Workflow
9 17 (13.28%) Azure
10 16 (12.50%) Facebook
10 16 (12.50%) Twitter
10 16 (12.50%) Virtual Environments
11 15 (11.72%) Mentoring
11 15 (11.72%) PRINCE2
11 15 (11.72%) Microsoft Excel
12 14 (10.94%) Project Management
12 14 (10.94%) Firewall
13 13 (10.16%) ITIL
13 13 (10.16%) Waterfall
13 13 (10.16%) DevOps
13 13 (10.16%) Marketing
13 13 (10.16%) Computer Science
13 13 (10.16%) .NET Core
14 12 (9.38%) SCADA

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 9 (7.03%) Confluence
2 3 (2.34%) Umbraco
3 2 (1.56%) CMS
Applications
1 15 (11.72%) Microsoft Excel
2 9 (7.03%) Microsoft Office
3 5 (3.91%) MS Visio
4 3 (2.34%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 6 (4.69%) Unit4 Business World
2 3 (2.34%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 17 (13.28%) Azure
2 9 (7.03%) Trello
3 4 (3.13%) AWS
4 3 (2.34%) Dynamics 365
5 2 (1.56%) GCP
6 1 (0.78%) Office 365
6 1 (0.78%) Power Platform
Communications & Networking
1 14 (10.94%) Firewall
2 5 (3.91%) Broadband
2 5 (3.91%) Wi-Fi
2 5 (3.91%) Wireless
3 3 (2.34%) DNS
4 2 (1.56%) HTTP
4 2 (1.56%) Internet
4 2 (1.56%) Intrusion Detection
4 2 (1.56%) SMTP
4 2 (1.56%) TCP/IP
4 2 (1.56%) Wireshark
5 1 (0.78%) LAN
5 1 (0.78%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (9.38%) SQL Server
2 1 (0.78%) Data Warehouse
2 1 (0.78%) Microsoft Analysis Services
2 1 (0.78%) OLAP
2 1 (0.78%) PostgreSQL
2 1 (0.78%) Power BI
2 1 (0.78%) Relational Database
2 1 (0.78%) SQL Server Analysis Services
2 1 (0.78%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 1 (0.78%) SQLite
Development Applications
1 11 (8.59%) JIRA
2 9 (7.03%) Git (software)
2 9 (7.03%) Ranorex
2 9 (7.03%) Team Foundation Server
3 2 (1.56%) Cucumber
3 2 (1.56%) Jenkins
3 2 (1.56%) SoapUI
3 2 (1.56%) WebDriver
4 1 (0.78%) Appium
4 1 (0.78%) Eclipse
4 1 (0.78%) Gatling
4 1 (0.78%) IntelliJ
4 1 (0.78%) JMeter
4 1 (0.78%) Postman
4 1 (0.78%) REST Assured
4 1 (0.78%) Selenium
4 1 (0.78%) Snyk
4 1 (0.78%) SonarQube
4 1 (0.78%) SpecFlow
4 1 (0.78%) TeamCity
General
1 44 (34.38%) Finance
2 13 (10.16%) Marketing
3 7 (5.47%) Public Sector
4 5 (3.91%) Manufacturing
4 5 (3.91%) Telecoms
5 4 (3.13%) Retail
6 3 (2.34%) Banking
Job Titles
1 41 (32.03%) Developer
2 31 (24.22%) Analyst
3 16 (12.50%) Junior
3 16 (12.50%) Pega Developer
4 13 (10.16%) Software Developer
5 12 (9.38%) Systems Analyst
6 10 (7.81%) Graduate
7 8 (6.25%) .NET Developer
8 7 (5.47%) Tester
9 6 (4.69%) C# Developer
9 6 (4.69%) Graduate Tester
9 6 (4.69%) Junior .NET Developer
9 6 (4.69%) Junior Developer
9 6 (4.69%) SCADA Engineer
9 6 (4.69%) Senior Analyst
9 6 (4.69%) Senior Systems Analyst
10 5 (3.91%) Automation Engineer
10 5 (3.91%) C# .NET Developer
10 5 (3.91%) Presales Engineer
10 5 (3.91%) Technical Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 26 (20.31%) .NET
2 13 (10.16%) .NET Core
3 12 (9.38%) REST
4 11 (8.59%) .NET Framework
4 11 (8.59%) React
5 10 (7.81%) HTML
6 8 (6.25%) AngularJS
6 8 (6.25%) ASP.NET Web API
6 8 (6.25%) jQuery
6 8 (6.25%) LINQ
6 8 (6.25%) XML
7 6 (4.69%) CSS
8 4 (3.13%) ASP.NET
8 4 (3.13%) ASP.NET MVC
8 4 (3.13%) Web Services
9 3 (2.34%) Entity Framework
9 3 (2.34%) GWT
9 3 (2.34%) SOAP
9 3 (2.34%) XSLT
10 1 (0.78%) WinForms
Miscellaneous
1 19 (14.84%) Analytical Skills
2 12 (9.38%) SCADA
3 9 (7.03%) Self-Motivation
4 7 (5.47%) Management Information System
5 5 (3.91%) CCTV
6 3 (2.34%) Cyberattack
7 2 (1.56%) Enterprise Software
8 1 (0.78%) Algorithms
8 1 (0.78%) Cloud Native
8 1 (0.78%) Data Centre
8 1 (0.78%) Data Structures
8 1 (0.78%) Public Cloud
8 1 (0.78%) Video\Live Streaming
Operating Systems
1 12 (9.38%) Windows
2 6 (4.69%) Windows Server
3 5 (3.91%) Linux
4 3 (2.34%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 50 (39.06%) Agile Software Development
2 19 (14.84%) Problem-Solving
2 19 (14.84%) Task Automation
3 18 (14.06%) Workflow
3 18 (14.06%) Workflow Management
4 16 (12.50%) Virtual Environments
5 15 (11.72%) Mentoring
5 15 (11.72%) PRINCE2
6 14 (10.94%) Project Management
7 13 (10.16%) Computer Science
7 13 (10.16%) DevOps
7 13 (10.16%) ITIL
7 13 (10.16%) Waterfall
8 12 (9.38%) Cybersecurity
8 12 (9.38%) MVC
8 12 (9.38%) Stakeholder Management
8 12 (9.38%) Test Automation
9 11 (8.59%) SDLC
10 10 (7.81%) Customer Requirements
10 10 (7.81%) High Availability
Programming Languages
1 33 (25.78%) SQL
2 29 (22.66%) C#
3 18 (14.06%) JavaScript
4 10 (7.81%) Java
5 8 (6.25%) VB
6 4 (3.13%) Python
7 3 (2.34%) PowerShell
8 2 (1.56%) Go
8 2 (1.56%) R
9 1 (0.78%) Bash Shell
9 1 (0.78%) C
9 1 (0.78%) C++
9 1 (0.78%) MATLAB
9 1 (0.78%) Perl
9 1 (0.78%) PHP
9 1 (0.78%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 9 (7.03%) ISEB
1 9 (7.03%) ISTQB
2 8 (6.25%) Computer Science Degree
3 6 (4.69%) CISM
3 6 (4.69%) CISSP
3 6 (4.69%) PRINCE2 Certification
4 3 (2.34%) CCNP
4 3 (2.34%) Cisco Certification
4 3 (2.34%) SANS
5 2 (1.56%) CISMP
5 2 (1.56%) PhD
6 1 (0.78%) CISA
6 1 (0.78%) CRISC
6 1 (0.78%) HPE ATP
6 1 (0.78%) Master's Degree
6 1 (0.78%) Numerate Degree
6 1 (0.78%) SC Cleared
6 1 (0.78%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 20 (15.63%) QA
2 3 (2.34%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 3 (2.34%) PCI DSS
3 1 (0.78%) Data Quality
System Software
1 4 (3.13%) Docker
2 2 (1.56%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 3 (2.34%) Kubernetes
1 3 (2.34%) Rancher
2 2 (1.56%) Terraform
3 1 (0.78%) Ansible
3 1 (0.78%) Puppet
Vendors
1 18 (14.06%) Microsoft
1 18 (14.06%) Pega
2 16 (12.50%) Facebook
2 16 (12.50%) Twitter
3 4 (3.13%) Xamarin
4 1 (0.78%) Databricks
4 1 (0.78%) Sitecore
4 1 (0.78%) Splunk
4 1 (0.78%) Tableau
4 1 (0.78%) Unisys