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 26 March 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
26 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Degree
Rank 23 23 7
Rank change year-on-year
0 -16
Permanent jobs citing Degree 54 55 93
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Staffordshire 9.20% 10.20% 18.38%
As % of the Qualifications category 46.15% 49.55% 52.54%
Number of salaries quoted 40 50 84
Average salary £36,250 £32,500 £32,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+11.53% +1.56%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,300 £20,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £40,000 £54,700
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
117 111 177
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Staffordshire 19.93% 20.59% 34.98%
Number of salaries quoted 86 100 157
Average salary £30,000 £35,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-14.28% -
90% offered a salary of more than £18,750 £21,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £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 26 March 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 26 March 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 +1 13 £25,000 +19.04% 3
Stafford -1 11 £37,500 +15.38% 2
Burton-upon-Trent +7 5 £50,000 +75.43% 1
Tamworth -15 4 £30,000 -21.05% 2
Cannock -3 1 £22,500 -35.71%
Lichfield -9 1 £50,000 +31.57%
Degree
West Midlands

Degree
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Staffordshire

For the 6 months to 26 March 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 55 (50.00%) SQL
2 42 (38.18%) Computer Science
3 32 (29.09%) Electronics
4 29 (26.36%) SQL Server
5 26 (23.64%) Software Engineering
6 25 (22.73%) C++
7 24 (21.82%) MS Excel
8 23 (20.91%) HTML
9 22 (20.00%) C
9 22 (20.00%) Project Management
10 20 (18.18%) C#
11 18 (16.36%) Analytical Skills
12 17 (15.45%) .NET
12 17 (15.45%) Microsoft
13 16 (14.55%) JavaScript
13 16 (14.55%) SQL Server Reporting Services
14 15 (13.64%) Validation
14 15 (13.64%) SQL Server Integration Services
14 15 (13.64%) Embedded Systems
15 14 (12.73%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
16 13 (11.82%) Simulink
16 13 (11.82%) Agile Software Development
17 12 (10.91%) Business Intelligence
17 12 (10.91%) MATLAB
17 12 (10.91%) Data Analysis
18 11 (10.00%) ASP.NET
19 10 (9.09%) PHP
19 10 (9.09%) PL/SQL
19 10 (9.09%) VB
19 10 (9.09%) CSS

Degree
Top Related IT Skills in Staffordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 26 March 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 (2.73%) SharePoint
1 3 (2.73%) Node.js
2 2 (1.82%) MS Exchange
2 2 (1.82%) Exchange Server 2010
3 1 (0.91%) IIS
3 1 (0.91%) CMS
Applications
1 24 (21.82%) MS Excel
2 13 (11.82%) Simulink
3 8 (7.27%) MS Office
4 5 (4.55%) MS PowerPoint
5 2 (1.82%) TargetLink
5 2 (1.82%) Stateflow
Business Applications
1 2 (1.82%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 3 (2.73%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (0.91%) Office 365
2 1 (0.91%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 6 (5.45%) TCP/IP
2 4 (3.64%) Wi-Fi
2 4 (3.64%) Ethernet
2 4 (3.64%) Network Security
3 2 (1.82%) WAN
3 2 (1.82%) HTTP
3 2 (1.82%) LAN
3 2 (1.82%) Firewall
4 1 (0.91%) Wireshark
4 1 (0.91%) VoIP
4 1 (0.91%) Profibus
Database & Business Intelligence
1 29 (26.36%) SQL Server
2 16 (14.55%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 15 (13.64%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 10 (9.09%) Relational Database
5 7 (6.36%) SQL Server 2008
5 7 (6.36%) SQL Server 2005
6 6 (5.45%) Data Warehouse
6 6 (5.45%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 5 (4.55%) Data Mining
8 4 (3.64%) MS Access
8 4 (3.64%) Microsoft Analysis Services
9 3 (2.73%) MySQL
10 2 (1.82%) SQL Server 2000
10 2 (1.82%) Big Data
11 1 (0.91%) OLAP
Development Applications
1 6 (5.45%) Subversion
1 6 (5.45%) Rational DOORS
2 3 (2.73%) Git (software)
2 3 (2.73%) Visual Studio
2 3 (2.73%) PVCS
2 3 (2.73%) VSS/SourceSafe
3 2 (1.82%) LabVIEW
3 2 (1.82%) Team Foundation Server
3 2 (1.82%) Mercurial
4 1 (0.91%) Jenkins
4 1 (0.91%) AccuRev
4 1 (0.91%) JIRA
4 1 (0.91%) TeamCity
General
1 32 (29.09%) Electronics
2 10 (9.09%) Marketing
3 9 (8.18%) Pharmaceutical
4 8 (7.27%) Finance
5 4 (3.64%) Manufacturing
6 2 (1.82%) Automotive
6 2 (1.82%) Telecoms
7 1 (0.91%) Aerospace
7 1 (0.91%) Legal
7 1 (0.91%) Games
7 1 (0.91%) Retail
Job Titles
1 30 (27.27%) Analyst
2 24 (21.82%) Developer
3 15 (13.64%) Electronics Engineer
4 13 (11.82%) Software Engineer
4 13 (11.82%) Systems Engineer
5 10 (9.09%) Junior
6 9 (8.18%) Embedded Software Engineer
7 8 (7.27%) Business Analyst
7 8 (7.27%) Tester
8 6 (5.45%) Graduate
8 6 (5.45%) Design Engineer
9 5 (4.55%) Support Analyst
9 5 (4.55%) Test Analyst
9 5 (4.55%) Graduate Developer
9 5 (4.55%) Business Intelligence Analyst
9 5 (4.55%) QA Analyst
10 4 (3.64%) Information Security Manager
10 4 (3.64%) Junior Tester
10 4 (3.64%) Information Manager
10 4 (3.64%) Junior Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 23 (20.91%) HTML
2 17 (15.45%) .NET
3 11 (10.00%) ASP.NET
4 10 (9.09%) CSS
5 9 (8.18%) jQuery
6 5 (4.55%) Backbone.js
7 4 (3.64%) ASP.NET MVC
7 4 (3.64%) HTML5
7 4 (3.64%) WinForms
7 4 (3.64%) Ajax
8 3 (2.73%) .NET Framework
8 3 (2.73%) WCF
8 3 (2.73%) WPF
8 3 (2.73%) CSS3
8 3 (2.73%) ASP.NET Web Forms
9 2 (1.82%) XML
10 1 (0.91%) XSLT
10 1 (0.91%) XHTML
10 1 (0.91%) Middleware
10 1 (0.91%) Silverlight
Miscellaneous
1 42 (38.18%) Computer Science
2 18 (16.36%) Analytical Skills
3 15 (13.64%) Embedded Systems
4 14 (12.73%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
5 10 (9.09%) Mathematics
6 8 (7.27%) VHDL
6 8 (7.27%) Algorithms
7 5 (4.55%) Management Information System
8 4 (3.64%) Data Protection Act
9 3 (2.73%) Data Structures
9 3 (2.73%) Open Source
10 2 (1.82%) Mobile App
11 1 (0.91%) Enterprise Software
11 1 (0.91%) Social Media
11 1 (0.91%) Physics
11 1 (0.91%) N-Tier
11 1 (0.91%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 9 (8.18%) Windows
2 8 (7.27%) VxWorks
3 5 (4.55%) UNIX
4 2 (1.82%) Windows Server 2003
4 2 (1.82%) Android
4 2 (1.82%) Windows Server 2008
5 1 (0.91%) Apple iOS
5 1 (0.91%) Windows Server 2012
5 1 (0.91%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 26 (23.64%) Software Engineering
2 22 (20.00%) Project Management
3 15 (13.64%) Validation
4 13 (11.82%) Agile Software Development
5 12 (10.91%) Data Analysis
5 12 (10.91%) Business Intelligence
6 10 (9.09%) Signal Processing
6 10 (9.09%) Embedded Software Development
7 9 (8.18%) MVC
8 8 (7.27%) Web Development
9 6 (5.45%) Requirements Management
9 6 (5.45%) UML
10 5 (4.55%) ITIL
10 5 (4.55%) OO
10 5 (4.55%) Software Testing
10 5 (4.55%) Test Scripting
10 5 (4.55%) Dimensional Modelling
10 5 (4.55%) Analytics
11 4 (3.64%) Test Strategy
11 4 (3.64%) Mentoring
Programming Languages
1 55 (50.00%) SQL
2 25 (22.73%) C++
3 22 (20.00%) C
4 20 (18.18%) C#
5 16 (14.55%) JavaScript
6 12 (10.91%) MATLAB
7 10 (9.09%) Embedded C
7 10 (9.09%) VB
7 10 (9.09%) PHP
7 10 (9.09%) PL/SQL
8 9 (8.18%) Java
9 7 (6.36%) VB6
10 6 (5.45%) T-SQL
11 5 (4.55%) VBScript
12 4 (3.64%) VB.NET
13 2 (1.82%) VBA
13 2 (1.82%) Python
13 2 (1.82%) R
13 2 (1.82%) Assembly Language
13 2 (1.82%) COBOL
Qualifications
1 10 (9.09%) ISEB
1 10 (9.09%) Chartered Engineer
2 6 (5.45%) ISTQB
3 3 (2.73%) HND
4 2 (1.82%) SC Cleared
4 2 (1.82%) Security Cleared
4 2 (1.82%) ITIL Certification
5 1 (0.91%) MBA
5 1 (0.91%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 1 (0.91%) PhD
5 1 (0.91%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (8.18%) QA
2 4 (3.64%) BS25999
2 4 (3.64%) IEC 61508
2 4 (3.64%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 2 (1.82%) COBIT
3 2 (1.82%) ISO 9001
4 1 (0.91%) SLA
4 1 (0.91%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 2 (1.82%) Active Directory
1 2 (1.82%) Firmware
1 2 (1.82%) VMware Infrastructure
1 2 (1.82%) XenApp
2 1 (0.91%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 3 (2.73%) HP Quality Center
2 1 (0.91%) SCCM
2 1 (0.91%) SCOM
2 1 (0.91%) SCVMM
Vendors
1 17 (15.45%) Microsoft
2 6 (5.45%) Oracle
3 5 (4.55%) Business Objects
4 4 (3.64%) MKS
5 3 (2.73%) Perforce
5 3 (2.73%) Google
6 2 (1.82%) VMware
6 2 (1.82%) Cisco
6 2 (1.82%) Sun
6 2 (1.82%) Intel
6 2 (1.82%) Citrix
6 2 (1.82%) MathWorks
Stoke on Trent
Searchability
Salary: £18000 - £20000 per annum
Posted: 11 hours ago
Stoke on Trent
Searchability
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 12 hours ago
Stafford, Staffordshire
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: Competitive + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Stoke-On-Trent, Staffordshire
IT Retail People Ltd
Salary: Unspecified
Posted: 6 days ago
Stafford, Staffordshire
Advantage XPO
Salary: Negotiable
Posted: 6 days ago
Tamworth, Staffordshire
Barclay Anderson
Salary: £25,000 - £35,000 per year
Posted: 10 days ago
Tamworth, Staffordshire
Barclay Anderson
Salary: £25,000 - £35,000 per year
Posted: 10 days ago
Burton-On-Trent
Recruitment Genius
Salary: £28000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: 17 days ago