The table below looks at the statistics for Degree in IT jobs advertised for the West Midlands region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Degree over the 3 months to 28 November 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
28 Nov 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Degree
Rank 19 15 14
Rank change year-on-year
-4 -1
Permanent jobs citing Degree 583 584 617
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 10.16% 11.17% 12.71%
As % of the Qualifications category 36.69% 43.75% 43.36%
Number of salaries quoted 511 499 511
Average salary £35,000 £35,000 £35,000
90% offered a salary of more than £22,000 £20,000 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £52,500 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £38,000 £37,000
% change year-on-year
+5.26% +2.70%
Degree
England

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

Qualifications Category
West Midlands
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
1589 1335 1423
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 27.69% 25.55% 29.32%
Number of salaries quoted 1394 1128 1239
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £39,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +2.56%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £23,000 £27,600
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £55,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -

Degree
Jobs Demand Trend in the West Midlands

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

Degree Jobs Demand Trend in the West Midlands

Degree
Salary Trend in the West Midlands

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

Degree Salary Trend in the West Midlands

Degree
Salary Histogram in the West Midlands

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Degree across the West Midlands region over the 3 months to 28 November 2014.

Degree Salary Histogram in the West Midlands

Degree
Job Locations in the West Midlands

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Degree within the West Midlands region over the 3 months to 28 November 2014. 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
Birmingham +4 236 £35,000 -10.25% 40
Warwickshire -9 83 £37,000 +5.71% 9
Staffordshire -3 76 £35,000 +52.17% 12
Coventry -3 67 £36,000 -5.26% 12
Worcestershire +6 38 £40,000 +60.00% 10
Solihull +3 31 £32,500 -13.33% 4
Shropshire -2 10 £29,500 +35.70% 2
Wolverhampton -4 6 £37,500 +27.65% 2
Dudley +6 5 £25,000 -37.50%
Walsall -8 5 £82,500 +168.29%
Herefordshire -3 4 £43,750 +75.00% 1
Sutton Coldfield -2 1 £32,500 +30.00% 1
Degree
England

Degree
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 28 November 2014, IT jobs across the West Midlands 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.

1 404 (34.12%) SQL
2 322 (27.20%) .NET
3 304 (25.68%) C#
4 287 (24.24%) SQL Server
5 277 (23.40%) Microsoft
6 268 (22.64%) Computer Science
7 238 (20.10%) Agile Software Development
8 226 (19.09%) Finance
9 207 (17.48%) JavaScript
10 201 (16.98%) HTML
11 183 (15.46%) ASP.NET
12 180 (15.20%) Windows
13 172 (14.53%) Analytical Skills
14 170 (14.36%) CSS
15 163 (13.77%) Software Engineering
16 160 (13.51%) MS Excel
17 159 (13.43%) ITIL
18 143 (12.08%) Project Management
19 125 (10.56%) MVC
20 110 (9.29%) C++
20 110 (9.29%) Oracle
21 109 (9.21%) CRM
22 99 (8.36%) Java
22 99 (8.36%) Web Services
22 99 (8.36%) jQuery
23 98 (8.28%) PRINCE2
23 98 (8.28%) VB.NET
24 91 (7.69%) XML
25 82 (6.93%) Mathematics
26 81 (6.84%) C

Degree
Top Related IT Skills in the West Midlands by Category

For the 6 months to 28 November 2014, IT jobs across the West Midlands 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 73 (6.17%) SharePoint
2 38 (3.21%) Tomcat
3 24 (2.03%) MS Exchange
3 24 (2.03%) Apache
4 21 (1.77%) Exchange Server 2010
5 17 (1.44%) IIS
6 15 (1.27%) WebSphere
6 15 (1.27%) Node.js
7 14 (1.18%) JBoss
8 13 (1.10%) Lync
8 13 (1.10%) Exchange Server 2013
9 9 (0.76%) SharePoint 2013
9 9 (0.76%) GlassFish
9 9 (0.76%) CMS
10 8 (0.68%) Exchange Server 2003
10 8 (0.68%) BizTalk Server
11 7 (0.59%) SAS
11 7 (0.59%) Office Communications Server
12 5 (0.42%) IBM Notes
13 4 (0.34%) Lotus Domino
Applications
1 160 (13.51%) MS Excel
2 81 (6.84%) MS Office
3 34 (2.87%) MS PowerPoint
4 32 (2.70%) Simulink
5 21 (1.77%) MS Project
6 18 (1.52%) TargetLink
7 14 (1.18%) Photoshop
8 13 (1.10%) Stateflow
9 11 (0.93%) Adobe Illustrator
10 7 (0.59%) CATIA
11 5 (0.42%) SPSS
12 3 (0.25%) MS Visio
12 3 (0.25%) Stata
12 3 (0.25%) Spreadsheet
13 2 (0.17%) Adobe Creative Suite
13 2 (0.17%) InDesign
13 2 (0.17%) Adobe After Effects
13 2 (0.17%) Maya
14 1 (0.084%) AutoCAD
14 1 (0.084%) Solid Edge
Business Applications
1 43 (3.63%) Dynamics CRM
2 12 (1.01%) Oracle EBS
3 11 (0.93%) Oracle ERP
3 11 (0.93%) Dynamics AX
4 9 (0.76%) Dynamics NAV
4 9 (0.76%) Magento
5 6 (0.51%) Oracle Retail
5 6 (0.51%) Cognos Business Intelligence
5 6 (0.51%) Google Analytics
5 6 (0.51%) SAP CRM
6 5 (0.42%) WebTrends
7 4 (0.34%) Agresso
7 4 (0.34%) Dynamics GP
7 4 (0.34%) SAP GRC
8 3 (0.25%) SAP MM
8 3 (0.25%) Teamcenter
9 2 (0.17%) SAP PM
9 2 (0.17%) SAP SD
9 2 (0.17%) SAP R/3
9 2 (0.17%) Infor M3
Cloud Services
1 16 (1.35%) SaaS
2 12 (1.01%) Microsoft Azure
3 9 (0.76%) SuccessFactors
4 8 (0.68%) Office 365
5 3 (0.25%) Amazon AWS
6 1 (0.084%) Heroku
6 1 (0.084%) IaaS
6 1 (0.084%) MailChimp
6 1 (0.084%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 47 (3.97%) TCP/IP
2 33 (2.79%) Internet
3 28 (2.36%) DNS
4 25 (2.11%) LAN
5 23 (1.94%) 4G
6 22 (1.86%) WAN
7 21 (1.77%) DHCP
7 21 (1.77%) Firewall
8 20 (1.69%) SAN
9 17 (1.44%) VPN
10 14 (1.18%) TETRA
11 13 (1.10%) Unified Communications
12 11 (0.93%) HTTP
12 11 (0.93%) GPRS
13 10 (0.84%) Network Security
14 9 (0.76%) VoIP
14 9 (0.76%) SSL
15 8 (0.68%) Wireless
15 8 (0.68%) Bluetooth
15 8 (0.68%) HTTPS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 287 (24.24%) SQL Server
2 56 (4.73%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 53 (4.48%) SQL Server 2008
4 52 (4.39%) Relational Database
5 49 (4.14%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 36 (3.04%) MySQL
7 34 (2.87%) SQL Server 2005
8 31 (2.62%) Oracle Database
9 27 (2.28%) Data Warehouse
10 25 (2.11%) RDBMS
11 19 (1.60%) Oracle Database 11g
12 18 (1.52%) PostgreSQL
13 16 (1.35%) SQL Server 2012
14 12 (1.01%) Big Data
15 10 (0.84%) Apache Cassandra
15 10 (0.84%) Crystal Reports
16 9 (0.76%) SQL Server 2000
16 9 (0.76%) SQL Server Analysis Services
17 8 (0.68%) DTS
18 7 (0.59%) Data Mining
Development Applications
1 75 (6.33%) Visual Studio
2 22 (1.86%) Team Foundation Server
3 18 (1.52%) Git (software)
3 18 (1.52%) Oracle Forms
4 15 (1.27%) Eclipse
5 14 (1.18%) Rational DOORS
6 11 (0.93%) Toad
6 11 (0.93%) Subversion
7 10 (0.84%) Mercurial
8 8 (0.68%) Jenkins
9 7 (0.59%) ClearCase
10 6 (0.51%) Talend Open Studio
10 6 (0.51%) Hudson
10 6 (0.51%) VSS/SourceSafe
11 5 (0.42%) Selenium
12 4 (0.34%) Maven
13 3 (0.25%) LabVIEW
13 3 (0.25%) Ant
13 3 (0.25%) WATIR
13 3 (0.25%) RSpec
General
1 226 (19.09%) Finance
2 78 (6.59%) Retail
3 74 (6.25%) Telecoms
4 62 (5.24%) Banking
5 59 (4.98%) Electronics
6 49 (4.14%) Manufacturing
7 43 (3.63%) Marketing
8 38 (3.21%) Automotive
9 22 (1.86%) Advertising
9 22 (1.86%) Games
9 22 (1.86%) Front Office
10 18 (1.52%) Legal
11 15 (1.27%) Pharmaceutical
12 14 (1.18%) Law
13 13 (1.10%) Investment Banking
14 12 (1.01%) Aerospace
15 7 (0.59%) Financial Institution
15 7 (0.59%) Retail Banking
16 5 (0.42%) Multimedia
17 4 (0.34%) Billing
Job Titles
1 354 (29.90%) Developer
2 280 (23.65%) Analyst
3 127 (10.73%) .NET Developer
4 119 (10.05%) Graduate
5 82 (6.93%) Consultant
6 80 (6.76%) C# Developer
7 76 (6.42%) Business Analyst
7 76 (6.42%) Software Engineer
8 75 (6.33%) Junior
9 71 (6.00%) C# .NET Developer
10 64 (5.41%) Software Developer
11 63 (5.32%) Graduate Developer
12 59 (4.98%) ASP.NET Developer
13 57 (4.81%) Junior Developer
14 45 (3.80%) Web Developer
15 44 (3.72%) Architect
15 44 (3.72%) Support Analyst
16 38 (3.21%) Senior Developer
17 37 (3.13%) Project Manager
18 36 (3.04%) Programmer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 322 (27.20%) .NET
2 201 (16.98%) HTML
3 183 (15.46%) ASP.NET
4 170 (14.36%) CSS
5 99 (8.36%) Web Services
5 99 (8.36%) jQuery
6 91 (7.69%) XML
7 56 (4.73%) .NET Framework
8 46 (3.89%) ASP.NET MVC
9 41 (3.46%) WCF
10 38 (3.21%) Spring
11 36 (3.04%) HTML5
12 33 (2.79%) ASP.NET Web API
13 32 (2.70%) LESS
14 29 (2.45%) CSS3
15 28 (2.36%) Ajax
15 28 (2.36%) AngularJS
16 27 (2.28%) Twitter Bootstrap
17 26 (2.20%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
18 25 (2.11%) KnockoutJS
Miscellaneous
1 268 (22.64%) Computer Science
2 172 (14.53%) Analytical Skills
3 82 (6.93%) Mathematics
4 40 (3.38%) Mobile App
5 36 (3.04%) Economics
6 32 (2.70%) Embedded Systems
7 30 (2.53%) Management Information System
8 25 (2.11%) Physics
9 23 (1.94%) Statistics
10 21 (1.77%) Biometrics
10 21 (1.77%) Smartcard
11 18 (1.52%) User Experience
12 15 (1.27%) Open Source
13 14 (1.18%) Algorithms
14 11 (0.93%) Data Structures
14 11 (0.93%) N-Tier
14 11 (0.93%) Replication
15 10 (0.84%) GIS
15 10 (0.84%) Client/Server
15 10 (0.84%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
Operating Systems
1 180 (15.20%) Windows
2 66 (5.57%) UNIX
3 65 (5.49%) Linux
4 56 (4.73%) Windows Server 2008
5 42 (3.55%) Windows Server 2003
6 38 (3.21%) Windows XP
7 21 (1.77%) Windows Vista
8 11 (0.93%) Apple iOS
9 8 (0.68%) Windows 7
10 7 (0.59%) Android
11 5 (0.42%) Windows Server 2012
11 5 (0.42%) Embedded Linux
12 2 (0.17%) VxWorks
13 1 (0.084%) Debian
13 1 (0.084%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 238 (20.10%) Agile Software Development
2 163 (13.77%) Software Engineering
3 159 (13.43%) ITIL
4 143 (12.08%) Project Management
5 125 (10.56%) MVC
6 109 (9.21%) CRM
7 98 (8.28%) PRINCE2
8 70 (5.91%) OO
9 61 (5.15%) Scrum
9 61 (5.15%) Business Analysis
10 60 (5.07%) Time Management
11 57 (4.81%) Web Development
12 54 (4.56%) Business Intelligence
12 54 (4.56%) Service Management
13 53 (4.48%) Coaching
14 52 (4.39%) TDD
15 49 (4.14%) Mentoring
16 48 (4.05%) Service Delivery
17 46 (3.89%) Data Analysis
18 43 (3.63%) ERP
Programming Languages
1 404 (34.12%) SQL
2 304 (25.68%) C#
3 207 (17.48%) JavaScript
4 110 (9.29%) C++
5 99 (8.36%) Java
6 98 (8.28%) VB.NET
7 81 (6.84%) C
8 58 (4.90%) T-SQL
9 55 (4.65%) PHP
10 46 (3.89%) VB
11 36 (3.04%) Python
12 29 (2.45%) PL/SQL
13 24 (2.03%) Embedded C
14 23 (1.94%) MATLAB
15 22 (1.86%) VBScript
16 20 (1.69%) VBA
17 15 (1.27%) Assembly Language
18 14 (1.18%) Shell Script
19 12 (1.01%) Embedded C++
20 7 (0.59%) VB6
Qualifications
1 74 (6.25%) Microsoft Certification
2 62 (5.24%) ISEB
3 38 (3.21%) Cisco Certification
4 32 (2.70%) Security Cleared
5 30 (2.53%) HND
6 23 (1.94%) MCSE
7 20 (1.69%) CCNP
8 19 (1.60%) PRINCE2 Certification
9 18 (1.52%) HNC
10 17 (1.44%) MCSD
11 16 (1.35%) MCSA
11 16 (1.35%) ITIL Certification
12 14 (1.18%) PMI Certification
12 14 (1.18%) ISTQB
12 14 (1.18%) CCNA
13 13 (1.10%) SC Cleared
14 12 (1.01%) CISSP
15 11 (0.93%) OCPJP
15 11 (0.93%) OCMJD
15 11 (0.93%) MCTS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 46 (3.89%) QA
2 32 (2.70%) SLA
3 28 (2.36%) ISO 9001
4 22 (1.86%) TickIT
5 13 (1.10%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 6 (0.51%) Sarbanes-Oxley
7 5 (0.42%) PCI DSS
8 3 (0.25%) COBIT
8 3 (0.25%) Data Quality
9 2 (0.17%) COSO
10 1 (0.084%) IEC 61508
10 1 (0.084%) DO-178B
10 1 (0.084%) ISO 9000
System Software
1 27 (2.28%) Active Directory
2 15 (1.27%) VMware Infrastructure
3 14 (1.18%) vSphere
4 12 (1.01%) Hyper-V
5 8 (0.68%) Firmware
6 7 (0.59%) Oracle RMAN
6 7 (0.59%) Oracle RAC
7 5 (0.42%) Squid
8 4 (0.34%) XenApp
9 1 (0.084%) VMware ESXi
9 1 (0.084%) Terminal Services
Systems Management
1 18 (1.52%) Data Guard
2 6 (0.51%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
3 5 (0.42%) Netcool
3 5 (0.42%) Nagios
3 5 (0.42%) ITRS Geneos
4 4 (0.34%) Cisco CUCM
4 4 (0.34%) SCCM
4 4 (0.34%) Cisco UCCE
4 4 (0.34%) HP Quality Center
5 2 (0.17%) Puppet
5 2 (0.17%) WSUS
6 1 (0.084%) SCOM
Vendors
1 277 (23.40%) Microsoft
2 110 (9.29%) Oracle
3 63 (5.32%) SAP
4 52 (4.39%) Cisco
5 46 (3.89%) VMware
6 24 (2.03%) Citrix
7 15 (1.27%) Sun
8 14 (1.18%) HP
9 13 (1.10%) MathWorks
9 13 (1.10%) MKS
10 12 (1.01%) Juniper
11 11 (0.93%) ATG
12 9 (0.76%) Business Objects
12 9 (0.76%) EMC
12 9 (0.76%) IBM
12 9 (0.76%) Cognos
12 9 (0.76%) Informatica
12 9 (0.76%) CheckPoint
13 8 (0.68%) Reuters
13 8 (0.68%) Bloomberg
Bromsgrove, Worcestershire
Big Red Recruitment
Salary: £18000 per annum + pension + bonus
Posted: 3 hours ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £20000 - £27000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 6 hours ago
Coventry, West Midlands (County)
Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £20000 - £25000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 6 hours ago
Solihull, West Midlands (County)
Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £35000 - £43000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 6 hours ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
IT Connections
Salary: 26,000 to £42,000
Posted: 6 hours ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
JM
Salary: £20000 - £30000 per annum
Posted: 6 hours ago
Warwick, Warwickshire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £24000 - £36000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 7 hours ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Integrity IT Solutions
Salary: Unspecified Competitive
Posted: 7 hours ago
Stratford-Upon-Avon, Warwickshire
Enable
Salary: £32,000 per annum
Posted: 7 hours ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
EasyWebRecruitment.com
Salary: £25k - £32k dependent upon experience
Posted: 9 hours ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: From £35,000 to £60,000 per annum plus attractive benefits and extensi
Posted: 12 hours ago
Solihull, West Midlands (County)
JM
Salary: £25000 - £40000 per annum + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Woodrow Mercer Recruitment
Salary: From £55,000 to £55,000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Specialist Solutions UK
Salary: £30000 - £45000 per annum, Benefits + corporate benefits + bonus + car
Posted: Yesterday
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Specialist Solutions UK
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum, Benefits + bonus and relocation allownace
Posted: Yesterday
Stafford, Staffordshire
Advantage XPO
Posted: Yesterday
Stafford, Staffordshire
Advantage XPO
Posted: Yesterday
Rugby, Warwickshire
Oscar Associates (UK) Ltd
Salary: £20000 - £35000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Shrewsbury, Shropshire
Franklin Fitch Limited
Posted: Yesterday
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Synergize Consulting
Salary: From £45,000 to £60,000 per annum + £400 pcm Car Allowance + £5,000 An
Posted: Yesterday