The table below looks at the statistics for Degree in IT jobs advertised for the Stafford region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Degree over the 3 months to 9 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
9 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Degree
Rank 14 3 13
Rank change year-on-year
-11 +10
Permanent jobs citing Degree 8 23 12
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Stafford 16.33% 29.11% 21.05%
As % of the Qualifications category 53.33% 76.67% 80.00%
Number of salaries quoted 5 16 12
Average salary £30,000 £37,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-20.00% +7.14%
UK excluding London average salary £40,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+1.25% -
Degree
Staffordshire

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Qualifications category in permanent jobs advertised in the Stafford region.

Qualifications Category
Stafford
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
15 30 15
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Stafford 30.61% 37.97% 26.32%
Number of salaries quoted 7 22 15
Average salary £25,000 £32,500 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-23.07% -13.33%
90% offered a salary of more than £20,000 £21,000 £21,981
10% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £50,000 £42,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +6.25%

Degree
Jobs Demand Trend in Stafford

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Degree across the Stafford region as a proportion of the total demand within the Qualifications category.

Degree Jobs Demand Trend in Stafford

Degree
Salary Trend in Stafford

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Degree across the Stafford region.

Degree Salary Trend in Stafford

Degree
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Stafford

For the 6 months to 9 February 2016, IT jobs across the Stafford region citing Degree also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited Degree.

1 5 (31.25%) OOP
1 5 (31.25%) OO
1 5 (31.25%) ColdFusion
1 5 (31.25%) JavaScript
1 5 (31.25%) PHP
1 5 (31.25%) MySQL
1 5 (31.25%) Web Services
1 5 (31.25%) XML
1 5 (31.25%) Microsoft
1 5 (31.25%) MVC
1 5 (31.25%) Games
1 5 (31.25%) Agile Software Development
1 5 (31.25%) Amazon AWS
1 5 (31.25%) Symfony
1 5 (31.25%) Zend
1 5 (31.25%) Laravel
2 4 (25.00%) SharePoint
3 3 (18.75%) Microsoft Certification
3 3 (18.75%) MCSD
3 3 (18.75%) .NET
3 3 (18.75%) C#
3 3 (18.75%) Scrum
3 3 (18.75%) Manufacturing
3 3 (18.75%) Project Management
3 3 (18.75%) User Experience
4 2 (12.50%) Change Control
4 2 (12.50%) SDLC
4 2 (12.50%) Software Testing
4 2 (12.50%) Requirements Management
4 2 (12.50%) Mathematics

Degree
Top Related IT Skills in Stafford by Category

For the 6 months to 9 February 2016, IT jobs across the Stafford region citing Degree also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited Degree. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 5 (31.25%) ColdFusion
2 4 (25.00%) SharePoint
Applications
1 2 (12.50%) Simulink
2 1 (6.25%) Adobe Creative Suite
Cloud Services
1 5 (31.25%) Amazon AWS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (31.25%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 1 (6.25%) JIRA
1 1 (6.25%) SonarQube
General
1 5 (31.25%) Games
2 3 (18.75%) Manufacturing
3 1 (6.25%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 8 (50.00%) Developer
2 7 (43.75%) Graduate
3 5 (31.25%) PHP Developer
4 3 (18.75%) Designer
4 3 (18.75%) Graduate Developer
4 3 (18.75%) Graduate Software Developer
4 3 (18.75%) Software Developer
5 2 (12.50%) Analyst
5 2 (12.50%) Graduate Analyst
5 2 (12.50%) Graduate QA Analyst
5 2 (12.50%) Graduate Software Analyst
5 2 (12.50%) Graduate Tester
5 2 (12.50%) Junior
5 2 (12.50%) Junior Penetration Tester
5 2 (12.50%) Junior QA Analyst
5 2 (12.50%) Junior QA Tester
5 2 (12.50%) Junior Tester
5 2 (12.50%) Project Manager
5 2 (12.50%) Software QA Tester
5 2 (12.50%) Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (31.25%) Laravel
1 5 (31.25%) Symfony
1 5 (31.25%) Web Services
1 5 (31.25%) XML
2 3 (18.75%) .NET
3 1 (6.25%) CSS
3 1 (6.25%) HTML
3 1 (6.25%) HTML5
Miscellaneous
1 3 (18.75%) User Experience
2 2 (12.50%) Mathematics
3 1 (6.25%) Mobile App
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (31.25%) Agile Software Development
1 5 (31.25%) MVC
1 5 (31.25%) OO
1 5 (31.25%) OOP
2 3 (18.75%) Project Management
2 3 (18.75%) Scrum
3 2 (12.50%) Change Control
3 2 (12.50%) Requirements Management
3 2 (12.50%) SDLC
3 2 (12.50%) Software Testing
3 2 (12.50%) Validation
4 1 (6.25%) Continuous Improvement
4 1 (6.25%) Issue Tracking
4 1 (6.25%) Line Management
4 1 (6.25%) Mentoring
4 1 (6.25%) People Management
4 1 (6.25%) Release Management
4 1 (6.25%) SysML
4 1 (6.25%) Unit Testing
4 1 (6.25%) User Stories
Programming Languages
1 5 (31.25%) JavaScript
1 5 (31.25%) PHP
2 3 (18.75%) C#
3 2 (12.50%) MATLAB
4 1 (6.25%) C
Qualifications
1 3 (18.75%) MCSD
1 3 (18.75%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (12.50%) QA
2 1 (6.25%) IEC 61508
Vendors
1 5 (31.25%) Microsoft
1 5 (31.25%) Zend
2 1 (6.25%) Adobe