Period
to 19 January 2019

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 January 2019 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Academic Degree
Yorkshire > West Yorkshire
6 months to
19 Jan 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 37 41 22
Rank change year-on-year +4 -19 -4
Permanent jobs citing Degree 301 376 618
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in West Yorkshire 6.29% 5.65% 8.44%
As % of the Qualifications category 38.79% 30.25% 38.10%
Number of salaries quoted 262 283 523
West Yorkshire median annual salary £42,500 £41,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +3.66% +2.50% -2.74%
10th Percentile £25,000 £22,250 £22,550
90th Percentile £57,450 £61,250 £62,500
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 776 1,243 1,622
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in West Yorkshire 16.23% 18.68% 22.16%
Number of salaries quoted 651 1,031 1,363
West Yorkshire median annual salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
10th Percentile £24,000 £25,750 £25,750
90th Percentile £58,750 £60,000 £57,500
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 January 2019.

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 January 2019. 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 -10 150 £45,000 +5.88% 47
Halifax +30 47 £45,000 +85.57% 4
Bradford +43 46 £32,500 -13.33% 5
Wakefield -1 41 £35,435 -16.62% 7
Keighley +10 2 - - 3
Huddersfield -7 1 £45,000 +28.57% 7
Pontefract - 1 - - 1
Degree
Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 19 January 2019, 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 81 (26.91%) SQL
2 79 (26.25%) Computer Science
3 73 (24.25%) Finance
4 70 (23.26%) Microsoft
5 68 (22.59%) Agile Software Development
6 62 (20.60%) Problem-Solving
7 57 (18.94%) .NET
8 52 (17.28%) C#
8 52 (17.28%) JavaScript
9 49 (16.28%) HTML
10 45 (14.95%) CSS
10 45 (14.95%) Analytical Skills
11 44 (14.62%) Computer Science Degree
12 40 (13.29%) Windows
13 39 (12.96%) C
14 38 (12.62%) Software Engineering
15 37 (12.29%) Linux
16 36 (11.96%) Mentoring
17 34 (11.30%) QA
17 34 (11.30%) Root Cause Analysis
18 33 (10.96%) SQL Server
18 33 (10.96%) Project Management
19 32 (10.63%) Validation
20 29 (9.63%) Mathematics
20 29 (9.63%) Analytics
21 28 (9.30%) Collaborative Working
21 28 (9.30%) Electronics
22 27 (8.97%) Java
22 27 (8.97%) jQuery
23 26 (8.64%) Coaching

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 16 (5.32%) IIS
1 16 (5.32%) SharePoint
2 11 (3.65%) SAS
3 8 (2.66%) Apache
3 8 (2.66%) CMS
4 4 (1.33%) Elasticsearch
4 4 (1.33%) WordPress
5 2 (0.66%) Kentico
6 1 (0.33%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 13 (4.32%) Microsoft Office
2 11 (3.65%) Photoshop
3 9 (2.99%) Microsoft Excel
4 6 (1.99%) Microsoft PowerPoint
5 5 (1.66%) Microsoft Project
6 2 (0.66%) Flinto
6 2 (0.66%) InVision
7 1 (0.33%) Adobe Illustrator
7 1 (0.33%) FileZilla
7 1 (0.33%) MS Visio
7 1 (0.33%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 5 (1.66%) Magento
2 1 (0.33%) Dynamics AX
2 1 (0.33%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (0.33%) Oracle Assets
2 1 (0.33%) Oracle Cash Management
2 1 (0.33%) Oracle ERP
2 1 (0.33%) Oracle Payables
2 1 (0.33%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
2 1 (0.33%) Oracle Receivables
2 1 (0.33%) Shopify
Cloud Services
1 23 (7.64%) Microsoft Azure
2 13 (4.32%) GitHub
3 12 (3.99%) Office 365
4 7 (2.33%) SaaS
5 6 (1.99%) Cloud Computing
6 5 (1.66%) Amazon AWS
7 2 (0.66%) Akamai
7 2 (0.66%) Azure Active Directory
7 2 (0.66%) Basecamp
7 2 (0.66%) IaaS
7 2 (0.66%) PaaS
8 1 (0.33%) Adobe Analytics
8 1 (0.33%) Amazon EC2
8 1 (0.33%) Amazon ELB
8 1 (0.33%) Amazon S3
8 1 (0.33%) Force.com
8 1 (0.33%) Mimecast
8 1 (0.33%) NuGet
Communications & Networking
1 16 (5.32%) Internet
2 14 (4.65%) Bluetooth
2 14 (4.65%) GSM
2 14 (4.65%) Wi-Fi
3 11 (3.65%) Firewall
4 9 (2.99%) LAN
4 9 (2.99%) WAN
5 7 (2.33%) Remote Desktop
6 6 (1.99%) Network Security
7 5 (1.66%) BGP
7 5 (1.66%) Cisco Firepower
7 5 (1.66%) VoIP
7 5 (1.66%) WLAN
8 4 (1.33%) DNS
8 4 (1.33%) EIGRP
8 4 (1.33%) FTP
8 4 (1.33%) OSPF
8 4 (1.33%) TCP/IP
9 2 (0.66%) MPLS
9 2 (0.66%) Unified Communications
Database & Business Intelligence
1 33 (10.96%) SQL Server
2 14 (4.65%) Relational Database
3 12 (3.99%) Power BI
3 12 (3.99%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 11 (3.65%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 11 (3.65%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 9 (2.99%) Data Warehouse
6 6 (1.99%) MySQL
6 6 (1.99%) NoSQL
6 6 (1.99%) QlikView
7 4 (1.33%) Couchbase
7 4 (1.33%) SAS Enterprise Guide
7 4 (1.33%) SAS Enterprise Miner
7 4 (1.33%) SQL Server 2008
8 2 (0.66%) Base SAS
8 2 (0.66%) BusinessObjects
8 2 (0.66%) GIS
8 2 (0.66%) Oracle Database
8 2 (0.66%) SAP Data Services
8 2 (0.66%) SAS EBI
Development Applications
1 21 (6.98%) Git (software)
2 15 (4.98%) Visual Studio
3 14 (4.65%) LabVIEW
4 12 (3.99%) Axure RP
5 9 (2.99%) Selenium
6 6 (1.99%) Jasmine
6 6 (1.99%) JUnit
6 6 (1.99%) Protractor
6 6 (1.99%) TestNG
7 5 (1.66%) JIRA
7 5 (1.66%) SonarQube
7 5 (1.66%) Visual Studio Team System
8 3 (1.00%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
9 2 (0.66%) Subversion
9 2 (0.66%) TeamCity
9 2 (0.66%) WebDriver
10 1 (0.33%) JMeter
10 1 (0.33%) Moq
10 1 (0.33%) NUnit
10 1 (0.33%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 73 (24.25%) Finance
2 28 (9.30%) Electronics
3 25 (8.31%) Marketing
4 21 (6.98%) Manufacturing
5 18 (5.98%) Retail
6 11 (3.65%) Legal
7 4 (1.33%) Games
7 4 (1.33%) Retail Finance
8 3 (1.00%) Back Office
8 3 (1.00%) Telecoms
9 2 (0.66%) Banking
10 1 (0.33%) Automotive
10 1 (0.33%) Dutch Language
10 1 (0.33%) General Ledger
10 1 (0.33%) German Language
10 1 (0.33%) Law
10 1 (0.33%) Local Government
10 1 (0.33%) Publishing
10 1 (0.33%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 67 (22.26%) Analyst
2 64 (21.26%) Developer
3 25 (8.31%) Senior Analyst
4 23 (7.64%) Software Engineer
5 22 (7.31%) Consultant
6 21 (6.98%) Project Manager
7 18 (5.98%) Designer
8 15 (4.98%) Software Developer
9 14 (4.65%) C Software Engineer
9 14 (4.65%) C++ Software Engineer
9 14 (4.65%) Embedded C Engineer
9 14 (4.65%) Embedded C Software Engineer
9 14 (4.65%) Embedded Software Engineer
9 14 (4.65%) Linux Engineer
9 14 (4.65%) Real Time Embedded Engineer
9 14 (4.65%) Real Time Engineer
9 14 (4.65%) Real Time Software Engineer
9 14 (4.65%) Senior C Software Engineer
9 14 (4.65%) Senior C++ Software Engineer
9 14 (4.65%) Senior Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 57 (18.94%) .NET
2 49 (16.28%) HTML
3 45 (14.95%) CSS
4 27 (8.97%) jQuery
5 24 (7.97%) ASP.NET
6 18 (5.98%) XML
7 17 (5.65%) AngularJS
8 16 (5.32%) HTML5
8 16 (5.32%) Node.js
9 13 (4.32%) RESTful
9 13 (4.32%) Twitter Bootstrap
10 12 (3.99%) Socket.IO
11 11 (3.65%) Middleware
12 10 (3.32%) CSS3
13 9 (2.99%) .NET Framework
13 9 (2.99%) Ajax
13 9 (2.99%) DOM
13 9 (2.99%) Express
13 9 (2.99%) Handlebars
14 8 (2.66%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 45 (14.95%) Analytical Skills
2 26 (8.64%) Driving Licence
2 26 (8.64%) User Experience
3 25 (8.31%) Management Information System
4 15 (4.98%) Client/Server
5 12 (3.99%) Linux Command Line
5 12 (3.99%) Self-Motivation
6 11 (3.65%) Data Centre
6 11 (3.65%) Mobile App
7 7 (2.33%) NHS
8 5 (1.66%) Enterprise Software
8 5 (1.66%) Social Media
9 4 (1.33%) Greenfield Project
10 3 (1.00%) Fat Client
10 3 (1.00%) Handset
10 3 (1.00%) Thin Client
11 2 (0.66%) Credit Risk
11 2 (0.66%) Graphic Design
11 2 (0.66%) Video Conferencing
11 2 (0.66%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 40 (13.29%) Windows
2 37 (12.29%) Linux
3 26 (8.64%) Windows Server
4 7 (2.33%) Android
4 7 (2.33%) Apple iOS
4 7 (2.33%) Windows 7
5 6 (1.99%) Unix
6 4 (1.33%) Windows 10
6 4 (1.33%) Windows Server 2008
6 4 (1.33%) Windows Server 2012
7 3 (1.00%) Ubuntu
7 3 (1.00%) Windows 8
7 3 (1.00%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 79 (26.25%) Computer Science
2 68 (22.59%) Agile Software Development
3 62 (20.60%) Problem-Solving
4 38 (12.62%) Software Engineering
5 36 (11.96%) Mentoring
6 34 (11.30%) Root Cause Analysis
7 33 (10.96%) Project Management
8 32 (10.63%) Validation
9 29 (9.63%) Analytics
9 29 (9.63%) Mathematics
10 28 (9.30%) Collaborative Working
11 26 (8.64%) Coaching
12 24 (7.97%) SDLC
13 23 (7.64%) Scrum
14 20 (6.64%) Continuous Improvement
15 19 (6.31%) Business Intelligence
16 18 (5.98%) E-Commerce
17 17 (5.65%) Test Automation
18 16 (5.32%) Software Testing
19 15 (4.98%) DevOps
Programming Languages
1 81 (26.91%) SQL
2 52 (17.28%) C#
2 52 (17.28%) JavaScript
3 39 (12.96%) C
4 27 (8.97%) Java
5 21 (6.98%) C++
6 20 (6.64%) Python
6 20 (6.64%) VB
7 16 (5.32%) T-SQL
8 14 (4.65%) PHP
9 12 (3.99%) ES6
10 9 (2.99%) R
10 9 (2.99%) VBA
11 7 (2.33%) VB.NET
12 5 (1.66%) Ruby
12 5 (1.66%) VB6
13 4 (1.33%) PowerShell
14 2 (0.66%) MATLAB
14 2 (0.66%) Shell Script
15 1 (0.33%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 44 (14.62%) Computer Science Degree
2 17 (5.65%) Microsoft Certification
3 11 (3.65%) Security Cleared
4 10 (3.32%) MCSA
5 8 (2.66%) Numerate Degree
6 7 (2.33%) Cisco Certification
6 7 (2.33%) CISSP
7 6 (1.99%) CCNA
7 6 (1.99%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
8 5 (1.66%) ISEB
9 4 (1.33%) CISA
9 4 (1.33%) CISM
9 4 (1.33%) DBS Check
9 4 (1.33%) MCSE
10 3 (1.00%) GPEN
10 3 (1.00%) GWAPT
10 3 (1.00%) GXPN
10 3 (1.00%) ISTQB
10 3 (1.00%) OSCP
10 3 (1.00%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 34 (11.30%) QA
2 8 (2.66%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 6 (1.99%) GDPR
3 6 (1.99%) PCI DSS
4 3 (1.00%) Data Quality
4 3 (1.00%) SLA
5 2 (0.66%) IFRS
5 2 (0.66%) IFRS 9
6 1 (0.33%) Cyber Essentials
6 1 (0.33%) PMO
System Software
1 17 (5.65%) Firmware
2 16 (5.32%) Active Directory
3 6 (1.99%) Hyper-V
4 2 (0.66%) Terminal Services
4 2 (0.66%) Virtual Machines
5 1 (0.33%) Docker
5 1 (0.33%) VMware ESXi
5 1 (0.33%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 5 (1.66%) SCOrch
2 2 (0.66%) Computer Emergency Response Teams
2 2 (0.66%) SCCM
3 1 (0.33%) Ansible
3 1 (0.33%) McAfee ePO
3 1 (0.33%) Microsoft Intune
3 1 (0.33%) Norton AntiVirus
3 1 (0.33%) Terraform
Vendors
1 70 (23.26%) Microsoft
2 13 (4.32%) Oracle
3 12 (3.99%) Tableau
4 8 (2.66%) Salesforce.com
5 7 (2.33%) ArcSight
5 7 (2.33%) CheckPoint
5 7 (2.33%) Cisco
5 7 (2.33%) Fortinet
5 7 (2.33%) LogRhythm
5 7 (2.33%) Palo Alto
5 7 (2.33%) SolarWinds
6 5 (1.66%) Citrix
6 5 (1.66%) Cognos
6 5 (1.66%) Informatica
6 5 (1.66%) MuleSoft
6 5 (1.66%) Splunk
6 5 (1.66%) VMware
7 4 (1.33%) Adobe
7 4 (1.33%) SAP
7 4 (1.33%) ServiceNow