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 27 February 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
27 Feb 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Degree
Rank 21 22 8
Rank change year-on-year
+1 -14
Permanent jobs citing Degree 57 44 83
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Staffordshire 10.38% 8.92% 16.57%
As % of the Qualifications category 40.71% 44.00% 51.88%
Number of salaries quoted 48 38 76
Average salary £37,500 £35,000 £32,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.14% +9.37%
90% offered a salary of more than £20,850 £19,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £45,750 £45,000 £52,000
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
140 100 160
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Staffordshire 25.50% 20.28% 31.94%
Number of salaries quoted 119 89 144
Average salary £32,500 £35,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-7.14% -12.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £18,675 £20,000 £26,200
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £55,000 £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 27 February 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 27 February 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 +6 22 £37,500 +15.38% 1
Stoke-on-Trent -2 9 £25,000 +19.04% 6
Burton-upon-Trent +11 6 £47,500 +150.00%
Tamworth -7 3 £20,500 -46.05% 1
Cannock -3 1 £22,500 -37.93%
Lichfield -12 1 £40,000 +5.26%
Degree
West Midlands

Degree
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Staffordshire

For the 6 months to 27 February 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 64 (48.85%) SQL
2 40 (30.53%) SQL Server
2 40 (30.53%) Computer Science
3 36 (27.48%) Electronics
4 34 (25.95%) Software Engineering
5 32 (24.43%) C++
5 32 (24.43%) MS Excel
6 29 (22.14%) C#
7 24 (18.32%) C
7 24 (18.32%) HTML
7 24 (18.32%) Project Management
7 24 (18.32%) Analytical Skills
8 23 (17.56%) .NET
9 22 (16.79%) Microsoft
10 21 (16.03%) SQL Server Reporting Services
10 21 (16.03%) SQL Server Integration Services
11 20 (15.27%) Agile Software Development
11 20 (15.27%) Embedded Systems
12 18 (13.74%) Simulink
12 18 (13.74%) Data Analysis
13 17 (12.98%) JavaScript
14 16 (12.21%) Validation
15 15 (11.45%) MATLAB
16 14 (10.69%) ISEB
16 14 (10.69%) Business Intelligence
16 14 (10.69%) Mathematics
17 13 (9.92%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
17 13 (9.92%) SQL Server 2008
17 13 (9.92%) ASP.NET
18 12 (9.16%) jQuery

Degree
Top Related IT Skills in Staffordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 27 February 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 (2.29%) SAS
1 3 (2.29%) Node.js
2 2 (1.53%) Exchange Server 2010
2 2 (1.53%) IIS
2 2 (1.53%) SharePoint
2 2 (1.53%) MS Exchange
3 1 (0.76%) CMS
Applications
1 32 (24.43%) MS Excel
2 18 (13.74%) Simulink
3 10 (7.63%) MS Office
4 7 (5.34%) MS PowerPoint
5 5 (3.82%) TargetLink
5 5 (3.82%) Stateflow
6 3 (2.29%) Adobe Illustrator
6 3 (2.29%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 2 (1.53%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 2 (1.53%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 4 (3.05%) TCP/IP
1 4 (3.05%) Network Security
2 3 (2.29%) Bluetooth
3 2 (1.53%) LAN
3 2 (1.53%) WAN
3 2 (1.53%) Ethernet
3 2 (1.53%) HTTP
3 2 (1.53%) Firewall
3 2 (1.53%) Wi-Fi
4 1 (0.76%) Wireshark
4 1 (0.76%) Intranet
4 1 (0.76%) Internet
4 1 (0.76%) VoIP
4 1 (0.76%) Profibus
Database & Business Intelligence
1 40 (30.53%) SQL Server
2 21 (16.03%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 21 (16.03%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 13 (9.92%) SQL Server 2008
4 10 (7.63%) SQL Server 2005
5 9 (6.87%) Data Warehouse
6 8 (6.11%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 7 (5.34%) Relational Database
8 5 (3.82%) Data Mining
9 4 (3.05%) SQL Server 2000
9 4 (3.05%) Microsoft Analysis Services
9 4 (3.05%) OLAP
9 4 (3.05%) MS Access
10 3 (2.29%) SQL Server 2012
10 3 (2.29%) Base SAS
11 1 (0.76%) Apache Cassandra
11 1 (0.76%) Big Data
11 1 (0.76%) DTS
11 1 (0.76%) MySQL
11 1 (0.76%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 9 (6.87%) Visual Studio
2 8 (6.11%) Subversion
3 7 (5.34%) Rational DOORS
4 3 (2.29%) Phing
4 3 (2.29%) Ant
4 3 (2.29%) PVCS
4 3 (2.29%) VSS/SourceSafe
5 2 (1.53%) LabVIEW
5 2 (1.53%) Git (software)
5 2 (1.53%) Team Foundation Server
6 1 (0.76%) Mercurial
6 1 (0.76%) Jenkins
6 1 (0.76%) AccuRev
6 1 (0.76%) JIRA
6 1 (0.76%) TeamCity
General
1 36 (27.48%) Electronics
2 11 (8.40%) Pharmaceutical
3 8 (6.11%) Marketing
4 6 (4.58%) Automotive
5 5 (3.82%) Finance
6 4 (3.05%) Manufacturing
7 2 (1.53%) Telecoms
8 1 (0.76%) Aerospace
8 1 (0.76%) Games
8 1 (0.76%) Legal
Job Titles
1 43 (32.82%) Analyst
2 32 (24.43%) Developer
3 20 (15.27%) Software Engineer
4 16 (12.21%) Electronics Engineer
5 15 (11.45%) Embedded Software Engineer
6 12 (9.16%) Tester
6 12 (9.16%) Systems Engineer
7 10 (7.63%) Junior
8 8 (6.11%) Business Analyst
8 8 (6.11%) Web Developer
8 8 (6.11%) QA Analyst
9 7 (5.34%) Software Tester
9 7 (5.34%) .NET Developer
9 7 (5.34%) Senior Developer
9 7 (5.34%) Design Engineer
10 6 (4.58%) Support Analyst
10 6 (4.58%) Test Analyst
10 6 (4.58%) Graduate
10 6 (4.58%) Junior Tester
11 5 (3.82%) Business Intelligence Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 24 (18.32%) HTML
2 23 (17.56%) .NET
3 13 (9.92%) ASP.NET
4 12 (9.16%) jQuery
5 11 (8.40%) CSS
6 8 (6.11%) Backbone.js
7 5 (3.82%) Ajax
8 4 (3.05%) AngularJS
9 3 (2.29%) Sass
9 3 (2.29%) LESS
9 3 (2.29%) .NET Framework
9 3 (2.29%) WCF
9 3 (2.29%) ASP.NET MVC
9 3 (2.29%) REST
9 3 (2.29%) XML
9 3 (2.29%) DOM
10 2 (1.53%) HTML5
10 2 (1.53%) WinForms
11 1 (0.76%) ASP.NET Web Forms
11 1 (0.76%) ASP.NET Web API
Miscellaneous
1 40 (30.53%) Computer Science
2 24 (18.32%) Analytical Skills
3 20 (15.27%) Embedded Systems
4 14 (10.69%) Mathematics
5 13 (9.92%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
6 11 (8.40%) Algorithms
7 10 (7.63%) VHDL
8 6 (4.58%) Management Information System
9 4 (3.05%) Data Protection Act
9 4 (3.05%) Open Source
10 3 (2.29%) Physics
10 3 (2.29%) Data Structures
11 2 (1.53%) N-Tier
12 1 (0.76%) Mobile App
12 1 (0.76%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 8 (6.11%) Windows
2 6 (4.58%) UNIX
2 6 (4.58%) VxWorks
3 2 (1.53%) Android
3 2 (1.53%) Windows Server 2008
3 2 (1.53%) Windows Server 2003
4 1 (0.76%) Linux
4 1 (0.76%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 34 (25.95%) Software Engineering
2 24 (18.32%) Project Management
3 20 (15.27%) Agile Software Development
4 18 (13.74%) Data Analysis
5 16 (12.21%) Validation
6 14 (10.69%) Business Intelligence
7 12 (9.16%) Embedded Software Development
8 11 (8.40%) Signal Processing
8 11 (8.40%) MVC
9 9 (6.87%) OO
10 8 (6.11%) Software Testing
11 7 (5.34%) Requirements Management
11 7 (5.34%) Data Modelling
11 7 (5.34%) ITIL
11 7 (5.34%) UML
11 7 (5.34%) Data Management
12 6 (4.58%) Information Security
12 6 (4.58%) CRM
12 6 (4.58%) SOA
12 6 (4.58%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 64 (48.85%) SQL
2 32 (24.43%) C++
3 29 (22.14%) C#
4 24 (18.32%) C
5 17 (12.98%) JavaScript
6 15 (11.45%) MATLAB
7 10 (7.63%) Embedded C
7 10 (7.63%) PHP
8 9 (6.87%) PL/SQL
8 9 (6.87%) VB
9 8 (6.11%) Java
10 6 (4.58%) VB6
11 5 (3.82%) Assembly Language
11 5 (3.82%) VB.NET
12 4 (3.05%) T-SQL
12 4 (3.05%) VBScript
13 3 (2.29%) COBOL
14 2 (1.53%) VBA
14 2 (1.53%) Python
15 1 (0.76%) Fortran
Qualifications
1 14 (10.69%) ISEB
2 12 (9.16%) Chartered Engineer
3 8 (6.11%) ISTQB
4 4 (3.05%) Microsoft Certification
5 3 (2.29%) HND
5 3 (2.29%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
6 2 (1.53%) ITIL Certification
7 1 (0.76%) PhD
7 1 (0.76%) SC Cleared
7 1 (0.76%) Security Cleared
7 1 (0.76%) VCP4
7 1 (0.76%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
7 1 (0.76%) MCSD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (9.16%) QA
2 5 (3.82%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 4 (3.05%) BS25999
4 2 (1.53%) IEC 61508
4 2 (1.53%) COBIT
4 2 (1.53%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 2 (1.53%) Active Directory
1 2 (1.53%) VMware Infrastructure
1 2 (1.53%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 4 (3.05%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 22 (16.79%) Microsoft
2 6 (4.58%) MKS
3 5 (3.82%) Oracle
3 5 (3.82%) Business Objects
3 5 (3.82%) MathWorks
4 3 (2.29%) Perforce
4 3 (2.29%) Adobe
5 2 (1.53%) Sun
5 2 (1.53%) Intel
5 2 (1.53%) Citrix
5 2 (1.53%) VMware
5 2 (1.53%) Cisco
6 1 (0.76%) Telerik
Staffordshire
Spring Technology
Salary: £19000.00 - £22000.00 per annum
Posted: 9 hours ago
Tamworth, Staffordshire
Big Red Recruitment
Salary: £48000 per annum + pension + private healthcare
Posted: 2 days ago
Stoke-On-Trent, Staffordshire
Searchability
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Stoke on Trent
Searchability
Salary: £22000 - £28000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Stoke on Trent
Searchability
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Stafford, Staffordshire
Advantage XPO
Posted: 3 days ago
Stoke-On-Trent, Staffordshire
Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Stoke-On-Trent, Staffordshire
ReThink Recruitment
Salary: £22000.00 - £28000.00 per annum + BENEFITS
Posted: 6 days ago
Stoke on Trent
Applause IT Innovation
Salary: £20000 - £25000 per annum + +Great Benefits
Posted: 17 days ago