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 6 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
6 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Degree
Rank 24 18 8
Rank change year-on-year
-6 -10
Permanent jobs citing Degree 51 73 103
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Staffordshire 7.87% 11.66% 17.88%
As % of the Qualifications category 46.79% 57.03% 57.22%
Number of salaries quoted 36 60 89
Average salary £32,500 £28,375 £35,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+14.53% -20.07%
90% offered a salary of more than £21,750 £20,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £38,000 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
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
109 128 180
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Staffordshire 16.82% 20.45% 31.25%
Number of salaries quoted 78 110 151
Average salary £31,500 £32,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-3.07% -7.14%
90% offered a salary of more than £19,000 £19,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £54,500 £51,000 £45,000
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 6 May 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 6 May 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
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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
Stoke-on-Trent -3 11 £25,000 +16.27% 7
Stafford -13 8 £36,250 +11.53% 5
Lichfield -3 7 £28,000 -26.31%
Tamworth -22 6 £32,500 +66.66%
Burton-upon-Trent +4 4 £50,000 +150.00%
Degree
West Midlands

Degree
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Staffordshire

For the 6 months to 6 May 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 44 (42.31%) SQL
2 41 (39.42%) Computer Science
3 29 (27.88%) HTML
4 28 (26.92%) SQL Server
5 26 (25.00%) Electronics
6 22 (21.15%) Project Management
6 22 (21.15%) JavaScript
7 21 (20.19%) C++
7 21 (20.19%) Software Engineering
8 20 (19.23%) .NET
8 20 (19.23%) C#
8 20 (19.23%) MS Excel
9 19 (18.27%) C
10 16 (15.38%) CSS
11 15 (14.42%) SQL Server Reporting Services
12 14 (13.46%) ASP.NET
13 13 (12.50%) Microsoft
13 13 (12.50%) jQuery
13 13 (12.50%) Analytical Skills
14 12 (11.54%) Embedded Systems
14 12 (11.54%) Agile Software Development
14 12 (11.54%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
14 12 (11.54%) SQL Server Integration Services
14 12 (11.54%) Marketing
14 12 (11.54%) Validation
15 11 (10.58%) MATLAB
15 11 (10.58%) Business Intelligence
15 11 (10.58%) Java
15 11 (10.58%) PHP
15 11 (10.58%) Web Development

Degree
Top Related IT Skills in Staffordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 6 May 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 (2.88%) Node.js
2 2 (1.92%) SharePoint
2 2 (1.92%) MS Exchange
2 2 (1.92%) Exchange Server 2010
3 1 (0.96%) IIS
3 1 (0.96%) CMS
Applications
1 20 (19.23%) MS Excel
2 9 (8.65%) Simulink
3 7 (6.73%) MS Office
4 3 (2.88%) MS PowerPoint
5 1 (0.96%) AutoCAD
Business Applications
1 1 (0.96%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 2 (1.92%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (0.96%) Office 365
2 1 (0.96%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 6 (5.77%) TCP/IP
2 5 (4.81%) Ethernet
3 4 (3.85%) Wi-Fi
3 4 (3.85%) Network Security
4 2 (1.92%) WAN
4 2 (1.92%) Profibus
4 2 (1.92%) Intranet
4 2 (1.92%) Firewall
4 2 (1.92%) HTTP
4 2 (1.92%) LAN
5 1 (0.96%) VoIP
5 1 (0.96%) Wireshark
5 1 (0.96%) Modbus
Database & Business Intelligence
1 28 (26.92%) SQL Server
2 15 (14.42%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 12 (11.54%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 11 (10.58%) Relational Database
5 5 (4.81%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 5 (4.81%) Data Warehouse
5 5 (4.81%) Data Mining
5 5 (4.81%) Microsoft Analysis Services
6 4 (3.85%) MS Access
6 4 (3.85%) SQL Server 2008
6 4 (3.85%) Big Data
6 4 (3.85%) MySQL
6 4 (3.85%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 6 (5.77%) Subversion
2 4 (3.85%) Rational DOORS
3 3 (2.88%) Git (software)
3 3 (2.88%) Visual Studio
4 2 (1.92%) PVCS
4 2 (1.92%) VSS/SourceSafe
4 2 (1.92%) LabVIEW
4 2 (1.92%) Team Foundation Server
4 2 (1.92%) Mercurial
5 1 (0.96%) Jenkins
5 1 (0.96%) AccuRev
5 1 (0.96%) JIRA
5 1 (0.96%) TeamCity
General
1 26 (25.00%) Electronics
2 12 (11.54%) Marketing
3 9 (8.65%) Finance
4 4 (3.85%) Manufacturing
5 3 (2.88%) Pharmaceutical
6 2 (1.92%) Telecoms
7 1 (0.96%) Aerospace
7 1 (0.96%) Legal
7 1 (0.96%) Games
7 1 (0.96%) Retail
Job Titles
1 28 (26.92%) Developer
2 18 (17.31%) Analyst
3 12 (11.54%) Software Engineer
3 12 (11.54%) Systems Engineer
4 11 (10.58%) Electronics Engineer
5 10 (9.62%) Junior
6 7 (6.73%) Business Analyst
7 6 (5.77%) Embedded Software Engineer
7 6 (5.77%) Front-End Developer
8 5 (4.81%) Junior Analyst
8 5 (4.81%) Business Intelligence Analyst
8 5 (4.81%) Design Engineer
8 5 (4.81%) .NET Developer
8 5 (4.81%) Programmer
9 4 (3.85%) Systems Development Manager
9 4 (3.85%) C# Developer
9 4 (3.85%) Systems Manager
9 4 (3.85%) Tester
9 4 (3.85%) Graduate
9 4 (3.85%) Development Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 29 (27.88%) HTML
2 20 (19.23%) .NET
3 16 (15.38%) CSS
4 14 (13.46%) ASP.NET
5 13 (12.50%) jQuery
6 8 (7.69%) HTML5
7 7 (6.73%) CSS3
8 6 (5.77%) Backbone.js
8 6 (5.77%) Ajax
9 5 (4.81%) ASP.NET MVC
9 5 (4.81%) WCF
10 4 (3.85%) WinForms
11 3 (2.88%) ASP.NET Web Forms
11 3 (2.88%) WPF
11 3 (2.88%) .NET Framework
11 3 (2.88%) Middleware
12 2 (1.92%) SOAP
12 2 (1.92%) Web Services
12 2 (1.92%) XML
12 2 (1.92%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 41 (39.42%) Computer Science
2 13 (12.50%) Analytical Skills
3 12 (11.54%) Embedded Systems
3 12 (11.54%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
4 6 (5.77%) Mathematics
4 6 (5.77%) VHDL
4 6 (5.77%) Algorithms
5 4 (3.85%) Data Protection Act
5 4 (3.85%) Management Information System
6 3 (2.88%) Open Source
6 3 (2.88%) Data Structures
7 2 (1.92%) Social Media
7 2 (1.92%) Mobile App
7 2 (1.92%) Physics
7 2 (1.92%) W3C
8 1 (0.96%) N-Tier
8 1 (0.96%) NHS
8 1 (0.96%) SCADA
8 1 (0.96%) Smartphone
8 1 (0.96%) Life Science
Operating Systems
1 9 (8.65%) Windows
2 8 (7.69%) VxWorks
3 2 (1.92%) Linux
3 2 (1.92%) Windows Server 2003
3 2 (1.92%) Windows Server 2008
4 1 (0.96%) Apple iOS
4 1 (0.96%) Windows Server 2012
4 1 (0.96%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 22 (21.15%) Project Management
2 21 (20.19%) Software Engineering
3 12 (11.54%) Validation
3 12 (11.54%) Agile Software Development
4 11 (10.58%) Business Intelligence
4 11 (10.58%) Web Development
5 9 (8.65%) MVC
5 9 (8.65%) Data Analysis
6 8 (7.69%) Signal Processing
6 8 (7.69%) Embedded Software Development
7 7 (6.73%) Analytics
8 6 (5.77%) Test Scripting
9 5 (4.81%) Dimensional Modelling
9 5 (4.81%) OO
10 4 (3.85%) ITIL
10 4 (3.85%) PRINCE2
10 4 (3.85%) UML
10 4 (3.85%) OOP
10 4 (3.85%) Change Management
10 4 (3.85%) Regression Testing
Programming Languages
1 44 (42.31%) SQL
2 22 (21.15%) JavaScript
3 21 (20.19%) C++
4 20 (19.23%) C#
5 19 (18.27%) C
6 11 (10.58%) Java
6 11 (10.58%) PHP
6 11 (10.58%) MATLAB
7 10 (9.62%) VB
8 9 (8.65%) PL/SQL
9 7 (6.73%) T-SQL
9 7 (6.73%) VB6
9 7 (6.73%) Embedded C
10 6 (5.77%) VB.NET
11 5 (4.81%) VBScript
12 3 (2.88%) R
13 2 (1.92%) Objective-C
13 2 (1.92%) VBA
14 1 (0.96%) Python
14 1 (0.96%) Fortran
Qualifications
1 8 (7.69%) Chartered Engineer
2 5 (4.81%) ISEB
2 5 (4.81%) ISTQB
3 3 (2.88%) HND
4 2 (1.92%) SC Cleared
4 2 (1.92%) Security Cleared
4 2 (1.92%) ITIL Certification
5 1 (0.96%) MBA
5 1 (0.96%) PhD
5 1 (0.96%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (7.69%) QA
2 4 (3.85%) BS25999
2 4 (3.85%) IEC 61508
2 4 (3.85%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 3 (2.88%) ISO 9001
4 2 (1.92%) COBIT
5 1 (0.96%) SLA
5 1 (0.96%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 2 (1.92%) Active Directory
1 2 (1.92%) Firmware
1 2 (1.92%) VMware Infrastructure
1 2 (1.92%) XenApp
2 1 (0.96%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 2 (1.92%) HP Quality Center
2 1 (0.96%) SCCM
2 1 (0.96%) SCOM
2 1 (0.96%) SCVMM
Vendors
1 13 (12.50%) Microsoft
2 5 (4.81%) Oracle
2 5 (4.81%) Business Objects
2 5 (4.81%) Google
3 2 (1.92%) Cisco
3 2 (1.92%) MKS
3 2 (1.92%) Perforce
3 2 (1.92%) VMware
3 2 (1.92%) Sun
3 2 (1.92%) Intel
3 2 (1.92%) Citrix
4 1 (0.96%) Siemens
4 1 (0.96%) Twitter
4 1 (0.96%) Allen-Bradley
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