The table below looks at the statistics for Degree in IT jobs advertised for the Staffordshire region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Degree over the 3 months to 30 January 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
30 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Degree
Rank 18 19 11
Rank change year-on-year
+1 -8
Permanent jobs citing Degree 52 60 81
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Staffordshire 9.70% 10.56% 16.04%
As % of the Qualifications category 45.22% 45.11% 53.29%
Number of salaries quoted 43 54 73
Average salary £37,500 £24,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+56.25% -40.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £20,600 £19,000 £28,400
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £40,000 £50,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,000
% change year-on-year
- +8.10%
Degree
West Midlands

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

Qualifications Category
Staffordshire
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
115 133 152
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Staffordshire 21.46% 23.42% 30.10%
Number of salaries quoted 95 122 143
Average salary £32,500 £39,250 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-17.19% -1.87%
90% offered a salary of more than £18,750 £20,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £50,500 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -

Degree
Jobs Demand Trend in Staffordshire

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

Degree Jobs Demand Trend in Staffordshire

Degree
Salary Trend in Staffordshire

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

Degree Salary Trend in Staffordshire

Degree
Salary Histogram in Staffordshire

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Degree across the Staffordshire region over the 3 months to 30 January 2015.

Degree Salary Histogram in Staffordshire

Degree
Job Locations in Staffordshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Degree within the Staffordshire region over the 3 months to 30 January 2015. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Average Salary
Last 3 Months
Average Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Stafford +11 24 £37,500 +14.50% 2
Burton-upon-Trent +6 9 £45,000 +93.54%
Tamworth - 6 £29,000 - 2
Stoke-on-Trent -11 5 £27,500 +37.50% 4
Lichfield - 3 £40,000 - 1
Degree
West Midlands

Degree
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Staffordshire

For the 6 months to 30 January 2015, IT jobs across the Staffordshire 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 67 (47.18%) SQL
2 43 (30.28%) Electronics
3 40 (28.17%) SQL Server
4 39 (27.46%) Software Engineering
5 37 (26.06%) C++
6 35 (24.65%) C#
7 33 (23.24%) Analytical Skills
8 32 (22.54%) MS Excel
8 32 (22.54%) Computer Science
9 26 (18.31%) C
10 25 (17.61%) Project Management
10 25 (17.61%) Microsoft
11 24 (16.90%) SQL Server Integration Services
11 24 (16.90%) Embedded Systems
12 23 (16.20%) SQL Server Reporting Services
12 23 (16.20%) Agile Software Development
12 23 (16.20%) .NET
13 22 (15.49%) Simulink
14 20 (14.08%) Data Analysis
14 20 (14.08%) Mathematics
15 18 (12.68%) Validation
15 18 (12.68%) ISEB
16 17 (11.97%) MATLAB
16 17 (11.97%) HTML
16 17 (11.97%) SQL Server 2008
17 16 (11.27%) JavaScript
18 15 (10.56%) Visual Studio
18 15 (10.56%) ITIL
19 14 (9.86%) UNIX
19 14 (9.86%) Chartered Engineer

Degree
Top Related IT Skills in Staffordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 30 January 2015, IT jobs across the Staffordshire 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 3 (2.11%) SAS
2 2 (1.41%) Exchange Server 2010
2 2 (1.41%) Node.js
2 2 (1.41%) MS Exchange
3 1 (0.70%) CMS
3 1 (0.70%) IIS
3 1 (0.70%) SharePoint
Applications
1 32 (22.54%) MS Excel
2 22 (15.49%) Simulink
3 8 (5.63%) MS Office
3 8 (5.63%) MS PowerPoint
4 7 (4.93%) Stateflow
4 7 (4.93%) TargetLink
5 3 (2.11%) Adobe Illustrator
5 3 (2.11%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 2 (1.41%) Oracle Retail
1 2 (1.41%) Dynamics NAV
2 1 (0.70%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.70%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 6 (4.23%) Bluetooth
2 4 (2.82%) LAN
2 4 (2.82%) WAN
2 4 (2.82%) Firewall
2 4 (2.82%) Internet
2 4 (2.82%) TCP/IP
3 2 (1.41%) WLAN
3 2 (1.41%) Ethernet
3 2 (1.41%) FTP
3 2 (1.41%) HTTP
3 2 (1.41%) Wi-Fi
3 2 (1.41%) DMZ
3 2 (1.41%) VPN
3 2 (1.41%) VLAN
3 2 (1.41%) Network Security
4 1 (0.70%) Wireshark
4 1 (0.70%) Intranet
4 1 (0.70%) VoIP
4 1 (0.70%) Profibus
Database & Business Intelligence
1 40 (28.17%) SQL Server
2 24 (16.90%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 23 (16.20%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 17 (11.97%) SQL Server 2008
5 9 (6.34%) SQL Server 2005
5 9 (6.34%) Data Warehouse
6 8 (5.63%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 5 (3.52%) SQL Server 2000
7 5 (3.52%) Data Mining
7 5 (3.52%) SQL Server 2012
8 4 (2.82%) Relational Database
8 4 (2.82%) MS Access
8 4 (2.82%) OLAP
8 4 (2.82%) Microsoft Analysis Services
9 3 (2.11%) Base SAS
10 2 (1.41%) Apache Cassandra
10 2 (1.41%) PostgreSQL
11 1 (0.70%) RDBMS
11 1 (0.70%) DTS
11 1 (0.70%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 15 (10.56%) Visual Studio
2 9 (6.34%) Rational DOORS
3 7 (4.93%) Subversion
4 4 (2.82%) Team Foundation Server
5 3 (2.11%) Ant
5 3 (2.11%) PVCS
5 3 (2.11%) VSS/SourceSafe
5 3 (2.11%) Phing
6 2 (1.41%) Oracle Forms
6 2 (1.41%) LabVIEW
7 1 (0.70%) JIRA
7 1 (0.70%) Mercurial
7 1 (0.70%) Git (software)
General
1 43 (30.28%) Electronics
2 11 (7.75%) Pharmaceutical
3 8 (5.63%) Automotive
4 7 (4.93%) Marketing
5 4 (2.82%) Finance
6 2 (1.41%) Manufacturing
6 2 (1.41%) Telecoms
6 2 (1.41%) Retail
7 1 (0.70%) Aerospace
7 1 (0.70%) Legal
Job Titles
1 58 (40.85%) Analyst
2 34 (23.94%) Developer
3 25 (17.61%) Software Engineer
4 20 (14.08%) Embedded Software Engineer
5 18 (12.68%) Electronics Engineer
6 17 (11.97%) Tester
7 14 (9.86%) Systems Engineer
8 12 (8.45%) Software Tester
9 11 (7.75%) Test Analyst
10 10 (7.04%) Junior
11 9 (6.34%) .NET Developer
11 9 (6.34%) QA Analyst
11 9 (6.34%) Web Developer
11 9 (6.34%) Senior Developer
12 8 (5.63%) Business Analyst
13 7 (4.93%) Design Engineer
13 7 (4.93%) Support Analyst
14 6 (4.23%) Software Developer
14 6 (4.23%) Analyst Developer
14 6 (4.23%) Junior Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 23 (16.20%) .NET
2 17 (11.97%) HTML
3 12 (8.45%) ASP.NET
4 11 (7.75%) CSS
5 10 (7.04%) jQuery
6 5 (3.52%) .NET Framework
6 5 (3.52%) Ajax
6 5 (3.52%) XML
6 5 (3.52%) Backbone.js
7 4 (2.82%) AngularJS
7 4 (2.82%) WCF
8 3 (2.11%) Middleware
8 3 (2.11%) DOM
8 3 (2.11%) Web Services
8 3 (2.11%) CSS3
8 3 (2.11%) REST
8 3 (2.11%) Sass
8 3 (2.11%) LESS
9 2 (1.41%) ASP.NET MVC
10 1 (0.70%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 33 (23.24%) Analytical Skills
2 32 (22.54%) Computer Science
3 24 (16.90%) Embedded Systems
4 20 (14.08%) Mathematics
5 13 (9.15%) Algorithms
6 12 (8.45%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
7 9 (6.34%) VHDL
8 5 (3.52%) Management Information System
8 5 (3.52%) Open Source
9 3 (2.11%) Physics
9 3 (2.11%) Data Structures
10 2 (1.41%) N-Tier
11 1 (0.70%) Social Media
11 1 (0.70%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 14 (9.86%) UNIX
2 7 (4.93%) Windows
3 6 (4.23%) VxWorks
4 3 (2.11%) Linux
5 2 (1.41%) Windows Server 2003
5 2 (1.41%) Android
5 2 (1.41%) Windows Server 2008
6 1 (0.70%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 39 (27.46%) Software Engineering
2 25 (17.61%) Project Management
3 23 (16.20%) Agile Software Development
4 20 (14.08%) Data Analysis
5 18 (12.68%) Validation
6 15 (10.56%) ITIL
7 13 (9.15%) Business Intelligence
7 13 (9.15%) Signal Processing
8 11 (7.75%) MVC
8 11 (7.75%) Software Testing
8 11 (7.75%) Embedded Software Development
9 9 (6.34%) Requirements Management
9 9 (6.34%) UML
10 8 (5.63%) Data Management
10 8 (5.63%) Business Analysis
11 7 (4.93%) Release Management
11 7 (4.93%) Web Development
11 7 (4.93%) Automated Testing
11 7 (4.93%) Configuration Management
11 7 (4.93%) Yourdon
Programming Languages
1 67 (47.18%) SQL
2 37 (26.06%) C++
3 35 (24.65%) C#
4 26 (18.31%) C
5 17 (11.97%) MATLAB
6 16 (11.27%) JavaScript
7 10 (7.04%) Embedded C
8 7 (4.93%) Assembly Language
8 7 (4.93%) Java
9 6 (4.23%) PHP
9 6 (4.23%) COBOL
10 5 (3.52%) VB.NET
11 3 (2.11%) PL/SQL
11 3 (2.11%) VB
12 2 (1.41%) F#
12 2 (1.41%) Scala
12 2 (1.41%) VBA
12 2 (1.41%) T-SQL
12 2 (1.41%) Haskell
12 2 (1.41%) Erlang
Qualifications
1 18 (12.68%) ISEB
2 14 (9.86%) Chartered Engineer
3 8 (5.63%) Microsoft Certification
3 8 (5.63%) ISTQB
4 7 (4.93%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 3 (2.11%) MCSD
5 3 (2.11%) HND
5 3 (2.11%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
6 2 (1.41%) MCSE
6 2 (1.41%) ITIL Certification
6 2 (1.41%) CCIE
6 2 (1.41%) CCNP
6 2 (1.41%) CCNA
6 2 (1.41%) CISSP
6 2 (1.41%) Cisco Certification
7 1 (0.70%) SC Cleared
7 1 (0.70%) Security Cleared
7 1 (0.70%) PhD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (9.15%) QA
2 2 (1.41%) IEC 61508
2 2 (1.41%) ISO 9001
2 2 (1.41%) Sarbanes-Oxley
2 2 (1.41%) COBIT
3 1 (0.70%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 2 (1.41%) XenApp
1 2 (1.41%) Active Directory
1 2 (1.41%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 6 (4.23%) HP Quality Center
2 2 (1.41%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
Vendors
1 25 (17.61%) Microsoft
2 8 (5.63%) MKS
3 7 (4.93%) MathWorks
4 5 (3.52%) Business Objects
5 4 (2.82%) Oracle
5 4 (2.82%) Cisco
6 3 (2.11%) Perforce
6 3 (2.11%) Adobe
7 2 (1.41%) Sun
7 2 (1.41%) Intel
7 2 (1.41%) Citrix
7 2 (1.41%) VMware
7 2 (1.41%) ATG
7 2 (1.41%) Kronos
8 1 (0.70%) Telerik
8 1 (0.70%) AccuRev
Cannock, Staffordshire
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 20,000 - 25,000
Posted: 4 days ago
Stafford, Staffordshire
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: £20000 - £23000 per annum + multiple benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Tamworth, Staffordshire
Monarch Recruitment
Salary: £55000 - £65000 per annum, Benefits Excellent benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Tamworth, Staffordshire
Monarch Recruitment
Salary: £55000 - £65000 per annum, Benefits Excellent benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Stoke on Trent
Searchability
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Lichfield
Searchability
Salary: £18000 - £25000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Cannock, Staffordshire
Searchability.co.uk
Salary: £18000 - £25000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Staffordshire
TRG
Salary: 35000-65000 Per Annum Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Stoke-On-Trent, Staffordshire
TRG
Salary: £35000 - £65000 Per Annum Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Stafford, Staffordshire
Cyber Media Solutions Limited
Salary: From £22,000 to £30,000 per annum , plus pension benefit
Posted: 18 days ago
Stoke on Trent
Applause IT Innovation
Salary: £35000 - £50000 per annum + + Bonus +Bens
Posted: 19 days ago
Stoke-on-Trent
Uniting Ambition
Salary: £16k - 20k per year + OTE £28k
Posted: 24 days ago