Period
to 25 July 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 25 July 2021 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Academic Degree
England > Yorkshire
6 months to
25 Jul 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 35 45 57
Rank change year-on-year +10 +12 -16
Permanent jobs citing Degree 390 202 420
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in Yorkshire 6.60% 5.42% 5.50%
As % of the Qualifications category 42.16% 37.97% 20.68%
Number of salaries quoted 307 138 344
10th Percentile £25,000 £25,875 £24,375
25th Percentile £36,250 £33,750 £28,750
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £47,500 £45,000 £40,000
Median % change year-on-year +5.56% +12.50% -5.88%
75th Percentile £60,000 £57,875 £47,500
90th Percentile £65,000 £67,500 £60,000
England median annual salary £55,000 £52,500 £50,000
% change year-on-year +4.76% +5.00% +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 925 532 2,031
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Yorkshire 15.66% 14.28% 26.60%
Number of salaries quoted 718 407 1,475
10th Percentile £28,500 £27,500 £21,000
25th Percentile £37,500 £34,625 £29,375
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £50,000 £45,000 £40,000
Median % change year-on-year +11.11% +12.50% -5.88%
75th Percentile £65,000 £59,375 £50,000
90th Percentile £70,000 £67,500 £60,750
England median annual salary £55,000 £52,500 £50,000
% change year-on-year +4.76% +5.00% -

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 25 July 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 25 July 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 +3 187 £50,000 +17.65% 74
South Yorkshire +18 111 £45,000 -2.17% 31
North Yorkshire +8 78 £40,000 -15.79% 21
East Yorkshire -3 7 £26,000 -56.67% 1
Degree
England

For the 6 months to 25 July 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.

1 185 (47.44%) SQL
2 152 (38.97%) Social Skills
3 133 (34.10%) Java
4 129 (33.08%) Software Engineering
5 117 (30.00%) JavaScript
6 97 (24.87%) C#
7 95 (24.36%) AWS
8 94 (24.10%) Python
9 92 (23.59%) Computer Science
10 91 (23.33%) NoSQL
11 84 (21.54%) Numerate Degree
12 82 (21.03%) Mathematics
13 80 (20.51%) Agile Software Development
14 74 (18.97%) Big Data
15 72 (18.46%) Node.js
16 66 (16.92%) Test Automation
17 64 (16.41%) Analytical Skills
18 60 (15.38%) Git (software)
19 57 (14.62%) Microsoft
19 57 (14.62%) Decision-Making
20 53 (13.59%) OO
21 51 (13.08%) Continuous Integration
22 50 (12.82%) Problem-Solving
23 48 (12.31%) Finance
24 47 (12.05%) Subversion
25 46 (11.79%) Data Structures
25 46 (11.79%) Algorithms
26 44 (11.28%) Mercurial
27 43 (11.03%) Computer Science Degree
28 41 (10.51%) Azure

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 6 (1.54%) CMS
1 6 (1.54%) SAS
2 5 (1.28%) SharePoint
2 5 (1.28%) Tomcat
3 4 (1.03%) Umbraco
4 2 (0.51%) Apache Airflow
4 2 (0.51%) Apache Spark
4 2 (0.51%) Elasticsearch
4 2 (0.51%) Luigi
4 2 (0.51%) WordPress
5 1 (0.26%) Mailman
5 1 (0.26%) nginx
Applications
1 16 (4.10%) Microsoft Excel
2 12 (3.08%) Microsoft Office
3 2 (0.51%) Adobe Creative Suite
3 2 (0.51%) Adobe XD
3 2 (0.51%) Oracle Smart View
4 1 (0.26%) Blender
4 1 (0.26%) Figma
4 1 (0.26%) Sketch
4 1 (0.26%) SOLIDWORKS
4 1 (0.26%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 4 (1.03%) Dynamics AX
2 3 (0.77%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 2 (0.51%) Dynamics CRM
3 2 (0.51%) Oracle Applications
3 2 (0.51%) Oracle Assets
3 2 (0.51%) Oracle ERP
3 2 (0.51%) Oracle General Ledger
3 2 (0.51%) Oracle Payables
3 2 (0.51%) Oracle Subledger Accounting
4 1 (0.26%) Dynamics NAV
Cloud Services
1 95 (24.36%) AWS
2 41 (10.51%) Azure
3 17 (4.36%) Power Platform
4 8 (2.05%) GCP
5 7 (1.79%) Amazon EC2
5 7 (1.79%) Microsoft 365
6 5 (1.28%) AWS CloudFormation
6 5 (1.28%) Dynamics 365
7 4 (1.03%) Amazon Kinesis
7 4 (1.03%) AWS Lambda
7 4 (1.03%) PowerApps
7 4 (1.03%) Serverless
8 3 (0.77%) GitHub
8 3 (0.77%) PaaS
8 3 (0.77%) SaaS
9 2 (0.51%) Amazon CloudWatch
9 2 (0.51%) Amazon EKS
9 2 (0.51%) Amazon EMR
9 2 (0.51%) Google Analytics
9 2 (0.51%) Trello
Communications & Networking
1 19 (4.87%) Wireless
2 17 (4.36%) Wi-Fi
3 16 (4.10%) 5G
3 16 (4.10%) LTE
4 8 (2.05%) DNS
5 6 (1.54%) Firewall
6 5 (1.28%) DHCP
7 4 (1.03%) Internet
7 4 (1.03%) Intranet
8 3 (0.77%) LAN
8 3 (0.77%) WAN
9 2 (0.51%) Broadband
9 2 (0.51%) DMZ
9 2 (0.51%) Fibre Channel
9 2 (0.51%) HTTP
9 2 (0.51%) iSCSI
9 2 (0.51%) NAS
9 2 (0.51%) SAN
10 1 (0.26%) Modbus
10 1 (0.26%) Profibus
Database & Business Intelligence
1 91 (23.33%) NoSQL
2 74 (18.97%) Big Data
3 34 (8.72%) SQL Server
4 18 (4.62%) MySQL
5 16 (4.10%) Power BI
6 12 (3.08%) Data Warehouse
7 11 (2.82%) Relational Database
8 7 (1.79%) Metadata
8 7 (1.79%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 6 (1.54%) PostgreSQL
10 5 (1.28%) SQL Server Integration Services
11 4 (1.03%) Amazon DynamoDB
11 4 (1.03%) Oracle Database
11 4 (1.03%) SQL Server Analysis Services
12 3 (0.77%) Amazon RDS
12 3 (0.77%) Hadoop
12 3 (0.77%) Oracle Reports
13 2 (0.51%) Apache Cassandra
13 2 (0.51%) QlikView
13 2 (0.51%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 60 (15.38%) Git (software)
2 47 (12.05%) Subversion
3 44 (11.28%) Mercurial
4 14 (3.59%) JIRA
5 13 (3.33%) Selenium
6 8 (2.05%) Visual Studio
7 7 (1.79%) Jenkins
7 7 (1.79%) Postman
8 6 (1.54%) Bitbucket
9 5 (1.28%) Cucumber
9 5 (1.28%) Moq
9 5 (1.28%) NUnit
9 5 (1.28%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
9 5 (1.28%) WebDriver
10 4 (1.03%) Spinnaker
11 3 (0.77%) Cypress.io
11 3 (0.77%) Octopus Deploy
11 3 (0.77%) webpack
12 2 (0.51%) Oracle APEX
12 2 (0.51%) TortoiseSVN
General
1 152 (38.97%) Social Skills
2 64 (16.41%) Analytical Skills
3 48 (12.31%) Finance
4 20 (5.13%) Manufacturing
5 17 (4.36%) Public Sector
6 16 (4.10%) Marketing
6 16 (4.10%) Organisational Skills
7 12 (3.08%) Legal
8 11 (2.82%) Law
9 10 (2.56%) Publishing
10 8 (2.05%) Banking
11 6 (1.54%) Local Government
12 5 (1.28%) Games
12 5 (1.28%) Pharmaceutical
12 5 (1.28%) Presentation Skills
12 5 (1.28%) Retail
13 4 (1.03%) Inclusion and Diversity
13 4 (1.03%) Influencing Skills
14 2 (0.51%) Documentation Skills
14 2 (0.51%) Retail Finance
Job Titles
1 112 (28.72%) Software Engineer
2 78 (20.00%) Developer
3 54 (13.85%) Analyst
4 44 (11.28%) Java Engineer
4 44 (11.28%) Java Software Engineer
5 23 (5.90%) Test Engineer
6 19 (4.87%) Junior
7 16 (4.10%) RF Engineer
7 16 (4.10%) RF Test Engineer
7 16 (4.10%) Senior RF Engineer
7 16 (4.10%) Senior Test Engineer
7 16 (4.10%) Web Developer
8 15 (3.85%) Applications Support
9 14 (3.59%) Junior Developer
9 14 (3.59%) Software Developer
10 13 (3.33%) Commercial Analyst
11 12 (3.08%) Business Analyst
12 11 (2.82%) C# Developer
13 10 (2.56%) Lead Developer
14 9 (2.31%) Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 72 (18.46%) Node.js
2 35 (8.97%) .NET
3 32 (8.21%) HTML
4 24 (6.15%) React
5 23 (5.90%) AngularJS
5 23 (5.90%) CSS
6 21 (5.38%) REST
7 16 (4.10%) jQuery
8 13 (3.33%) Vue.js
9 11 (2.82%) .NET Framework
10 10 (2.56%) ASP.NET
11 9 (2.31%) ASP.NET Web API
11 9 (2.31%) RESTful
11 9 (2.31%) Web Services
12 8 (2.05%) .NET Core
13 7 (1.79%) ASP.NET MVC
13 7 (1.79%) BREW
13 7 (1.79%) HTML5
13 7 (1.79%) JSON
13 7 (1.79%) Ruby on Rails
Miscellaneous
1 46 (11.79%) Algorithms
1 46 (11.79%) Data Structures
2 28 (7.18%) Management Information System
3 27 (6.92%) Self-Motivation
4 14 (3.59%) User Experience
5 13 (3.33%) Greenfield Project
6 12 (3.08%) Enterprise Software
7 11 (2.82%) Data Protection Act
8 10 (2.56%) Public Cloud
9 9 (2.31%) Driving Licence
10 6 (1.54%) Mobile App
11 5 (1.28%) Life Science
12 4 (1.03%) Data Centre
12 4 (1.03%) Legacy Systems
13 3 (0.77%) Contactless
13 3 (0.77%) Private Cloud
13 3 (0.77%) Reference Data
14 2 (0.51%) FMCG
14 2 (0.51%) iPhone
14 2 (0.51%) Market Risk
Operating Systems
1 33 (8.46%) Windows
2 21 (5.38%) Linux
3 8 (2.05%) Unix
4 7 (1.79%) Windows Server
4 7 (1.79%) Windows Server 2008
5 6 (1.54%) Windows 10
6 5 (1.28%) Windows XP
7 2 (0.51%) Android
7 2 (0.51%) Solaris
7 2 (0.51%) Windows Server 2012
7 2 (0.51%) Windows Server 2016
8 1 (0.26%) Apple iOS
8 1 (0.26%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 129 (33.08%) Software Engineering
2 92 (23.59%) Computer Science
3 82 (21.03%) Mathematics
4 80 (20.51%) Agile Software Development
5 66 (16.92%) Test Automation
6 57 (14.62%) Decision-Making
7 53 (13.59%) OO
8 51 (13.08%) Continuous Integration
9 50 (12.82%) Problem-Solving
10 36 (9.23%) DevOps
11 34 (8.72%) Project Management
11 34 (8.72%) Scrum
12 31 (7.95%) Time Management
13 29 (7.44%) Analytics
14 24 (6.15%) Business Intelligence
15 22 (5.64%) Statistics
16 19 (4.87%) MVC
16 19 (4.87%) Resource Management
16 19 (4.87%) Software Testing
16 19 (4.87%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 185 (47.44%) SQL
2 133 (34.10%) Java
3 117 (30.00%) JavaScript
4 97 (24.87%) C#
5 94 (24.10%) Python
6 18 (4.62%) PHP
7 13 (3.33%) VBA
8 11 (2.82%) C++
9 9 (2.31%) C
9 9 (2.31%) Ruby
10 8 (2.05%) PowerShell
11 7 (1.79%) TypeScript
12 4 (1.03%) Shell Script
13 3 (0.77%) Bash Shell
13 3 (0.77%) Perl
13 3 (0.77%) R
13 3 (0.77%) VB
14 2 (0.51%) Delphi
14 2 (0.51%) Scala
14 2 (0.51%) X++
Qualifications
1 84 (21.54%) Numerate Degree
2 43 (11.03%) Computer Science Degree
3 8 (2.05%) PhD
4 6 (1.54%) Microsoft Certification
5 4 (1.03%) HND
5 4 (1.03%) SC Cleared
5 4 (1.03%) Security Cleared
6 3 (0.77%) ACCA
6 3 (0.77%) ISEB
6 3 (0.77%) ITIL Certification
6 3 (0.77%) Master's Degree
7 2 (0.51%) AAT
7 2 (0.51%) CIMA
7 2 (0.51%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
7 2 (0.51%) MBA
7 2 (0.51%) PRINCE2 Certification
8 1 (0.26%) CCNA
8 1 (0.26%) Cisco Certification
8 1 (0.26%) HNC
8 1 (0.26%) MCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (3.33%) Solvency II
2 12 (3.08%) GLP
3 10 (2.56%) Good Clinical Practice
4 9 (2.31%) Data Quality
5 8 (2.05%) GDPR
5 8 (2.05%) QA
6 5 (1.28%) Sarbanes-Oxley
7 3 (0.77%) 21 CFR Part 11
7 3 (0.77%) Cyber Essentials
8 2 (0.51%) GMP
9 1 (0.26%) Accessibility
9 1 (0.26%) HAZOP
9 1 (0.26%) IEC 61508
9 1 (0.26%) SLA
System Software
1 16 (4.10%) Docker
2 12 (3.08%) Active Directory
3 7 (1.79%) Hyper-V
3 7 (1.79%) VMware Infrastructure
4 4 (1.03%) Terminal Services
5 2 (0.51%) LXC
5 2 (0.51%) NFS
5 2 (0.51%) SRDF
5 2 (0.51%) Virtual Servers
Systems Management
1 15 (3.85%) Terraform
2 7 (1.79%) Kubernetes
3 4 (1.03%) Ansible
Vendors
1 57 (14.62%) Microsoft
2 19 (4.87%) Oracle
3 8 (2.05%) Citrix
4 7 (1.79%) VMware
5 6 (1.54%) ServiceNow
6 5 (1.28%) Acronis
6 5 (1.28%) Atlassian
6 5 (1.28%) Google
6 5 (1.28%) JD Edwards
6 5 (1.28%) MAPICS
6 5 (1.28%) Veeam
6 5 (1.28%) Xamarin
7 4 (1.03%) Cognos
7 4 (1.03%) Dell
7 4 (1.03%) IBM
7 4 (1.03%) NetApp
7 4 (1.03%) SAP
8 3 (0.77%) Adobe
8 3 (0.77%) Cisco
8 3 (0.77%) Facebook