Period
to 17 April 2021

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Yorkshire with a requirement for Degree qualifications. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered over the 6 months to 17 April 2021 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Academic Degree
England > Yorkshire
6 months to
17 Apr 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 34 49 35
Rank change year-on-year +15 -14 +7
Permanent jobs citing Degree 309 263 518
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in Yorkshire 6.35% 4.77% 6.89%
As % of the Qualifications category 37.64% 36.33% 34.21%
Number of salaries quoted 252 192 399
10th Percentile £25,963 £20,000 £22,500
25th Percentile £36,250 £27,375 £30,750
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £50,000 £39,381 £42,000
Median % change year-on-year +26.96% -6.24% +5.00%
75th Percentile £65,000 £58,000 £48,750
90th Percentile " £70,875 £57,750
England median annual salary £55,000 £50,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year +10.00% - +5.26%

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 Yorkshire with a requirement for academic qualifications or professional certifications.

All Academic and Professional Certifications
Yorkshire
Permanent vacancies requiring academic qualifications or professional certifications 821 724 1,514
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Yorkshire 16.88% 13.12% 20.13%
Number of salaries quoted 650 562 1,160
10th Percentile £28,250 £24,775 £21,000
25th Percentile £36,563 £32,000 £29,750
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £50,000 £45,000 £40,000
Median % change year-on-year +11.11% +12.50% -
75th Percentile £65,000 £60,938 £52,500
90th Percentile £71,250 £72,500 £60,000
England median annual salary £55,000 £52,500 £50,000
% change year-on-year +4.76% +5.00% +2.04%

Degree
Job Vacancy Trend in Yorkshire

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

Job vacancy trend for Degree in Yorkshire

Degree
Salary Trend in Yorkshire

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

Salary trend for Degree in Yorkshire

Degree
Salary Histogram in Yorkshire

Salary distribution for jobs citing Degree in Yorkshire over the 6 months to 17 April 2021.

Salary histogram for Degree in Yorkshire

Degree
Job Locations in Yorkshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Degree within the Yorkshire region over the 6 months to 17 April 2021. 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
West Yorkshire +22 152 £50,000 +17.65% 68
South Yorkshire +10 92 £45,000 +33.33% 29
North Yorkshire 0 54 £45,000 +20.00% 18
East Yorkshire -8 1 £22,500 -62.50% 6
Degree
England

For the 6 months to 17 April 2021, 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 Yorkshire region with a requirement for Degree.

1 158 (51.13%) SQL
2 142 (45.95%) Software Engineering
3 135 (43.69%) Java
4 120 (38.83%) JavaScript
5 97 (31.39%) Python
6 96 (31.07%) AWS
6 96 (31.07%) NoSQL
7 95 (30.74%) C#
8 88 (28.48%) Mathematics
9 75 (24.27%) Git (software)
9 75 (24.27%) Node.js
9 75 (24.27%) Numerate Degree
10 73 (23.62%) Big Data
11 69 (22.33%) Computer Science
12 68 (22.01%) Test Automation
13 67 (21.68%) Agile Software Development
14 60 (19.42%) OO
15 56 (18.12%) Decision-Making
16 55 (17.80%) Continuous Integration
17 51 (16.50%) Subversion
18 48 (15.53%) Microsoft
18 48 (15.53%) Mercurial
18 48 (15.53%) Data Structures
18 48 (15.53%) Algorithms
19 37 (11.97%) Computer Science Degree
20 35 (11.33%) DevOps
21 34 (11.00%) Azure
22 33 (10.68%) HTML
22 33 (10.68%) .NET
23 29 (9.39%) Problem-Solving

Degree
Co-occurring IT Skills in 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 7 (2.27%) CMS
2 4 (1.29%) SAS
3 3 (0.97%) SharePoint
4 2 (0.65%) Elasticsearch
4 2 (0.65%) Tomcat
5 1 (0.32%) Apache Spark
5 1 (0.32%) Headless CMS
5 1 (0.32%) Jupyter
5 1 (0.32%) Sitecore CMS
Applications
1 5 (1.62%) Microsoft Office
2 4 (1.29%) Microsoft Excel
3 3 (0.97%) Adobe Creative Suite
3 3 (0.97%) Adobe XD
4 2 (0.65%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 2 (0.65%) MS Visio
5 1 (0.32%) Blender
5 1 (0.32%) Microsoft Project
Business Applications
1 3 (0.97%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 2 (0.65%) HFM
2 2 (0.65%) Magento
2 2 (0.65%) Oracle Applications
2 2 (0.65%) Oracle Assets
2 2 (0.65%) Oracle ERP
2 2 (0.65%) Oracle General Ledger
2 2 (0.65%) Oracle Payables
2 2 (0.65%) Oracle Subledger Accounting
3 1 (0.32%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 96 (31.07%) AWS
2 34 (11.00%) Azure
3 12 (3.88%) GCP
4 8 (2.59%) Microsoft 365
5 6 (1.94%) Power Platform
6 5 (1.62%) AWS CloudFormation
7 3 (0.97%) Amazon EC2
7 3 (0.97%) Amazon EKS
7 3 (0.97%) Amazon S3
7 3 (0.97%) AWS CodeBuild
7 3 (0.97%) AWS CodeCommit
7 3 (0.97%) AWS CodePipeline
7 3 (0.97%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
7 3 (0.97%) PaaS
7 3 (0.97%) SaaS
8 2 (0.65%) Amazon CloudWatch
8 2 (0.65%) Amazon ElastiCache
8 2 (0.65%) Cloud Computing
8 2 (0.65%) IaaS
9 1 (0.32%) Lucidchart
Communications & Networking
1 7 (2.27%) Wireless
2 6 (1.94%) Internet
2 6 (1.94%) Wi-Fi
3 4 (1.29%) 5G
3 4 (1.29%) Firewall
3 4 (1.29%) Intranet
3 4 (1.29%) LTE
4 2 (0.65%) Broadband
4 2 (0.65%) Radio Access Network
4 2 (0.65%) SMS
5 1 (0.32%) DMZ
5 1 (0.32%) DNS
5 1 (0.32%) Fibre Channel
5 1 (0.32%) Intrusion Detection
5 1 (0.32%) LAN
5 1 (0.32%) NAS
5 1 (0.32%) SAN
5 1 (0.32%) TCP/IP
5 1 (0.32%) VoIP
5 1 (0.32%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 96 (31.07%) NoSQL
2 73 (23.62%) Big Data
3 21 (6.80%) SQL Server
4 13 (4.21%) MySQL
5 10 (3.24%) Relational Database
6 9 (2.91%) RDBMS
7 7 (2.27%) Informix
8 6 (1.94%) PostgreSQL
8 6 (1.94%) Power BI
9 5 (1.62%) Amazon RDS
10 4 (1.29%) SQL Server Integration Services
11 3 (0.97%) Data Warehouse
11 3 (0.97%) Spotfire
11 3 (0.97%) SQL Server Analysis Services
12 2 (0.65%) Data Lake
12 2 (0.65%) Oracle Reports
12 2 (0.65%) Oracle Smart View
12 2 (0.65%) QlikView
12 2 (0.65%) SQL Server Reporting Services
12 2 (0.65%) Tableau
Development Applications
1 75 (24.27%) Git (software)
2 51 (16.50%) Subversion
3 48 (15.53%) Mercurial
4 10 (3.24%) Visual Studio
5 8 (2.59%) Postman
5 8 (2.59%) Selenium
6 7 (2.27%) Jenkins
7 5 (1.62%) webpack
8 4 (1.29%) Spinnaker
9 3 (0.97%) Buildbot
9 3 (0.97%) Clang
9 3 (0.97%) CMake
9 3 (0.97%) CruiseControl
9 3 (0.97%) Cypress.io
9 3 (0.97%) GCC
9 3 (0.97%) Xcode
10 2 (0.65%) gulp
10 2 (0.65%) Oracle Forms
11 1 (0.32%) Bitbucket
11 1 (0.32%) RStudio
General
1 16 (5.18%) Finance
2 14 (4.53%) Marketing
2 14 (4.53%) Retail
3 12 (3.88%) Manufacturing
3 12 (3.88%) Public Sector
4 10 (3.24%) Publishing
5 8 (2.59%) Local Government
5 8 (2.59%) Telecoms
6 3 (0.97%) Advertising
6 3 (0.97%) Games
7 2 (0.65%) General Ledger
7 2 (0.65%) Law
8 1 (0.32%) Banking
8 1 (0.32%) Electronics
8 1 (0.32%) Legal
8 1 (0.32%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 120 (38.83%) Software Engineer
2 60 (19.42%) Developer
3 48 (15.53%) Java Engineer
3 48 (15.53%) Java Software Engineer
4 20 (6.47%) Junior
5 17 (5.50%) Analyst
5 17 (5.50%) Software Developer
6 15 (4.85%) Junior Developer
7 12 (3.88%) DevOps Engineer
7 12 (3.88%) Test Engineer
8 9 (2.91%) Senior Manager
9 8 (2.59%) IT Manager
9 8 (2.59%) Web Developer
10 7 (2.27%) Network Engineer
10 7 (2.27%) PHP Developer
10 7 (2.27%) Python Developer
10 7 (2.27%) Test Automation Engineer
11 6 (1.94%) .NET Developer
11 6 (1.94%) C# Developer
11 6 (1.94%) Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 75 (24.27%) Node.js
2 33 (10.68%) .NET
2 33 (10.68%) HTML
3 20 (6.47%) React
4 18 (5.83%) AngularJS
5 17 (5.50%) REST
6 15 (4.85%) .NET Framework
6 15 (4.85%) CSS
7 13 (4.21%) jQuery
8 8 (2.59%) HTML5
8 8 (2.59%) Sass
9 7 (2.27%) WinForms
9 7 (2.27%) WPF
10 6 (1.94%) .NET Core
10 6 (1.94%) ASP.NET
10 6 (1.94%) ASP.NET Web API
10 6 (1.94%) JSON
10 6 (1.94%) Spring
10 6 (1.94%) XML
11 5 (1.62%) Laravel
Miscellaneous
1 48 (15.53%) Algorithms
1 48 (15.53%) Data Structures
2 22 (7.12%) Management Information System
3 19 (6.15%) Self-Motivation
3 19 (6.15%) User Experience
4 13 (4.21%) Analytical Skills
5 8 (2.59%) Enterprise Software
5 8 (2.59%) Mobile App
6 7 (2.27%) Public Cloud
7 6 (1.94%) Data Centre
8 4 (1.29%) Driving Licence
9 3 (0.97%) Contactless
9 3 (0.97%) Life Science
9 3 (0.97%) Video Editing
9 3 (0.97%) Video\Live Streaming
10 2 (0.65%) Data Protection Act
10 2 (0.65%) Graphic Design
10 2 (0.65%) NHS
10 2 (0.65%) Social Media
10 2 (0.65%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 24 (7.77%) Windows
2 15 (4.85%) Linux
3 5 (1.62%) Windows Server
4 3 (0.97%) Mac OS X
4 3 (0.97%) Unix
5 2 (0.65%) Windows Server 2008
5 2 (0.65%) Windows Server 2012
5 2 (0.65%) Windows Server 2016
Processes & Methodologies
1 142 (45.95%) Software Engineering
2 88 (28.48%) Mathematics
3 69 (22.33%) Computer Science
4 68 (22.01%) Test Automation
5 67 (21.68%) Agile Software Development
6 60 (19.42%) OO
7 56 (18.12%) Decision-Making
8 55 (17.80%) Continuous Integration
9 35 (11.33%) DevOps
10 29 (9.39%) Problem-Solving
11 26 (8.41%) Project Management
12 23 (7.44%) Web Development
13 18 (5.83%) Migration
14 17 (5.50%) MVC
15 15 (4.85%) Scrum
16 14 (4.53%) ITIL
17 13 (4.21%) SDLC
18 12 (3.88%) Information Management
18 12 (3.88%) Software Testing
18 12 (3.88%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 158 (51.13%) SQL
2 135 (43.69%) Java
3 120 (38.83%) JavaScript
4 97 (31.39%) Python
5 95 (30.74%) C#
6 18 (5.83%) PHP
7 5 (1.62%) PowerShell
7 5 (1.62%) VB
8 4 (1.29%) C
8 4 (1.29%) C++
8 4 (1.29%) R
9 3 (0.97%) Java 8
9 3 (0.97%) Lua
9 3 (0.97%) Ruby
9 3 (0.97%) Shell Script
10 2 (0.65%) Bash Shell
10 2 (0.65%) Perl
10 2 (0.65%) TypeScript
11 1 (0.32%) Objective-C
Qualifications
1 75 (24.27%) Numerate Degree
2 37 (11.97%) Computer Science Degree
3 13 (4.21%) Security Cleared
4 7 (2.27%) CTC Cleared
4 7 (2.27%) Microsoft Certification
5 4 (1.29%) ISEB
5 4 (1.29%) PhD
5 4 (1.29%) SC Cleared
6 3 (0.97%) CISSP
6 3 (0.97%) HNC
6 3 (0.97%) HND
6 3 (0.97%) Postgraduate
7 2 (0.65%) CISM
7 2 (0.65%) ITIL Certification
7 2 (0.65%) Six Sigma Black Belt
7 2 (0.65%) Six Sigma Green Belt
7 2 (0.65%) Six Sigma Master Black Belt
8 1 (0.32%) CFCE
8 1 (0.32%) CRISC
8 1 (0.32%) GPEN
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (1.94%) GDPR
1 6 (1.94%) QA
2 4 (1.29%) Cyber Essentials
3 3 (0.97%) COSHH
3 3 (0.97%) GRC
4 2 (0.65%) Data Quality
4 2 (0.65%) Good Clinical Practice
4 2 (0.65%) PCI DSS
4 2 (0.65%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 2 (0.65%) SLA
5 1 (0.32%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
5 1 (0.32%) HMG Security Policy Framework
5 1 (0.32%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 1 (0.32%) NIST
5 1 (0.32%) PMO
System Software
1 16 (5.18%) Docker
2 4 (1.29%) Active Directory
2 4 (1.29%) VMware Infrastructure
3 3 (0.97%) Hyper-V
3 3 (0.97%) Terminal Services
3 3 (0.97%) Virtual Machines
3 3 (0.97%) Xen
4 1 (0.32%) LXC
4 1 (0.32%) NFS
4 1 (0.32%) SRDF
Systems Management
1 17 (5.50%) Terraform
2 7 (2.27%) Kubernetes
3 5 (1.62%) Ansible
4 3 (0.97%) Opscode Chef
5 1 (0.32%) Microsoft Intune
Vendors
1 48 (15.53%) Microsoft
2 10 (3.24%) Oracle
3 5 (1.62%) Adobe
3 5 (1.62%) Citrix
3 5 (1.62%) Google
3 5 (1.62%) SAP
4 4 (1.29%) Atlassian
4 4 (1.29%) VMware
5 3 (0.97%) Siemens
6 2 (0.65%) Alteryx
6 2 (0.65%) Cisco
6 2 (0.65%) Dell
6 2 (0.65%) Hyperion
7 1 (0.32%) CA
7 1 (0.32%) EMC
7 1 (0.32%) Hitachi
7 1 (0.32%) HP
7 1 (0.32%) IBM
7 1 (0.32%) NetApp
7 1 (0.32%) Zerto