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 19 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
19 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Degree
Rank 15 13 13
Rank change year-on-year
-2 0
Permanent jobs citing Degree 631 684 592
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 11.27% 12.57% 12.22%
As % of the Qualifications category 40.53% 43.29% 44.18%
Number of salaries quoted 508 596 483
Average salary £37,000 £37,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-1.33% +7.14%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £21,000 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £58,750 £56,000
UK excluding London average salary £38,500 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+2.66% -
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
1557 1580 1340
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 27.80% 29.04% 27.66%
Number of salaries quoted 1302 1361 1109
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +3.89%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £25,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £60,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £41,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.50% -

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 19 September 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 19 September 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 +2 230 £38,000 -10.58% 32
Staffordshire 0 106 £35,000 +16.66% 24
Warwickshire -5 106 £37,000 -7.50% 9
Coventry -15 53 £39,000 +20.00% 11
Worcestershire -3 38 £40,000 +53.84% 7
Solihull -5 25 £33,000 -12.00% 6
Wolverhampton -3 10 £29,000 +38.09% 2
Shropshire +3 8 £41,250 - 1
Walsall -2 8 £80,000 +128.57% 1
Dudley - 7 £25,000 -
Herefordshire -8 3 £40,000 +25.00% 3
Sutton Coldfield +2 2 £38,750 +62.30%
Degree
England

Degree
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 19 September 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.

1 407 (31.19%) SQL
2 352 (26.97%) .NET
3 347 (26.59%) SQL Server
4 338 (25.90%) C#
5 311 (23.83%) Computer Science
6 304 (23.30%) Microsoft
7 268 (20.54%) Agile Software Development
8 226 (17.32%) Finance
9 209 (16.02%) Windows
10 200 (15.33%) JavaScript
11 197 (15.10%) HTML
12 190 (14.56%) Software Engineering
13 173 (13.26%) ASP.NET
14 172 (13.18%) Project Management
15 171 (13.10%) Analytical Skills
16 168 (12.87%) CSS
17 154 (11.80%) MS Excel
18 141 (10.80%) ITIL
19 132 (10.11%) Java
20 131 (10.04%) C++
21 118 (9.04%) Oracle
22 114 (8.74%) XML
23 108 (8.28%) Web Services
24 107 (8.20%) Mathematics
25 105 (8.05%) Linux
25 105 (8.05%) Microsoft Certification
26 104 (7.97%) CRM
27 103 (7.89%) VB.NET
28 100 (7.66%) SharePoint
29 97 (7.43%) MVC

Degree
Top Related IT Skills in the West Midlands by Category

For the 6 months to 19 September 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
1 100 (7.66%) SharePoint
2 49 (3.75%) Tomcat
3 42 (3.22%) Apache
4 23 (1.76%) IIS
4 23 (1.76%) WebSphere
5 20 (1.53%) Node.js
5 20 (1.53%) MS Exchange
6 17 (1.30%) Exchange Server 2010
7 14 (1.07%) Lync
7 14 (1.07%) Exchange Server 2003
7 14 (1.07%) BizTalk Server
8 13 (1.00%) CMS
8 13 (1.00%) Exchange Server 2013
9 12 (0.92%) Office Communications Server
10 10 (0.77%) IBM Notes
11 9 (0.69%) Lotus Domino
11 9 (0.69%) SharePoint 2013
12 4 (0.31%) SharePoint 2010
12 4 (0.31%) Drupal
12 4 (0.31%) GlassFish
Applications
1 154 (11.80%) MS Excel
2 77 (5.90%) MS Office
3 26 (1.99%) MS Project
4 25 (1.92%) MS PowerPoint
5 24 (1.84%) Simulink
6 19 (1.46%) Photoshop
7 15 (1.15%) Adobe Illustrator
7 15 (1.15%) TargetLink
8 11 (0.84%) Stateflow
9 7 (0.54%) SPSS
10 6 (0.46%) InDesign
11 5 (0.38%) 3ds Max
11 5 (0.38%) CATIA
11 5 (0.38%) AutoCAD
12 4 (0.31%) MS Visio
12 4 (0.31%) Stata
12 4 (0.31%) Spreadsheet
13 2 (0.15%) Maya
13 2 (0.15%) Adobe After Effects
14 1 (0.077%) PowerPivot
Business Applications
1 45 (3.45%) Dynamics CRM
2 15 (1.15%) Dynamics AX
3 13 (1.00%) Dynamics NAV
4 12 (0.92%) Magento
5 10 (0.77%) Oracle EBS
6 8 (0.61%) WebTrends
6 8 (0.61%) Google Analytics
7 6 (0.46%) Cognos TM1
7 6 (0.46%) Oracle Retail
7 6 (0.46%) Cognos Business Intelligence
8 5 (0.38%) SAP CRM
9 4 (0.31%) Oracle ERP
9 4 (0.31%) Agresso
9 4 (0.31%) Dynamics GP
10 3 (0.23%) SAP SD
11 2 (0.15%) SAP FI
11 2 (0.15%) SAP MM
11 2 (0.15%) Movex
11 2 (0.15%) SAP FI/CO
11 2 (0.15%) SAP CO
Cloud Services
1 17 (1.30%) SaaS
2 13 (1.00%) Office 365
3 12 (0.92%) SuccessFactors
3 12 (0.92%) Microsoft Azure
4 6 (0.46%) Amazon AWS
5 1 (0.077%) Heroku
5 1 (0.077%) MailChimp
5 1 (0.077%) GitHub
5 1 (0.077%) IaaS
5 1 (0.077%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 35 (2.68%) TCP/IP
2 34 (2.61%) Internet
3 29 (2.22%) DNS
4 24 (1.84%) DHCP
5 21 (1.61%) SAN
6 19 (1.46%) VPN
6 19 (1.46%) LAN
7 18 (1.38%) NAS
8 17 (1.30%) 4G
8 17 (1.30%) Firewall
9 16 (1.23%) WAN
9 16 (1.23%) Unified Communications
10 13 (1.00%) VoIP
11 12 (0.92%) FTP
11 12 (0.92%) SSL
12 11 (0.84%) GPRS
13 10 (0.77%) Network Security
14 9 (0.69%) Intranet
14 9 (0.69%) Wireless
15 8 (0.61%) TETRA
Database & Business Intelligence
1 347 (26.59%) SQL Server
2 79 (6.05%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 55 (4.21%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 54 (4.14%) SQL Server 2008
5 52 (3.98%) Relational Database
6 42 (3.22%) SQL Server 2005
7 41 (3.14%) MySQL
8 34 (2.61%) Data Warehouse
9 27 (2.07%) Oracle Database
10 21 (1.61%) Apache Cassandra
10 21 (1.61%) PostgreSQL
11 20 (1.53%) SQL Server 2012
12 19 (1.46%) Big Data
13 18 (1.38%) RDBMS
14 17 (1.30%) Oracle Database 11g
15 15 (1.15%) Data Mining
16 13 (1.00%) Oracle Reports
16 13 (1.00%) SQL Server Analysis Services
16 13 (1.00%) NoSQL
17 11 (0.84%) OLAP
Development Applications
1 83 (6.36%) Visual Studio
2 40 (3.07%) Team Foundation Server
3 26 (1.99%) Git (software)
4 19 (1.46%) Oracle Forms
5 14 (1.07%) Eclipse
6 12 (0.92%) Mercurial
6 12 (0.92%) Rational DOORS
7 10 (0.77%) Talend Open Studio
8 8 (0.61%) Subversion
8 8 (0.61%) Toad
8 8 (0.61%) ClearCase
9 6 (0.46%) JIRA
10 5 (0.38%) TeamCity
10 5 (0.38%) LabVIEW
10 5 (0.38%) Dreamweaver
11 4 (0.31%) NUnit
11 4 (0.31%) VSS/SourceSafe
11 4 (0.31%) Selenium
11 4 (0.31%) Maven
11 4 (0.31%) Hudson
General
1 226 (17.32%) Finance
2 60 (4.60%) Retail
3 57 (4.37%) Banking
4 56 (4.29%) Electronics
5 48 (3.68%) Telecoms
6 45 (3.45%) Automotive
6 45 (3.45%) Manufacturing
7 38 (2.91%) Marketing
8 33 (2.53%) Games
9 25 (1.92%) Legal
10 22 (1.69%) Advertising
11 19 (1.46%) Front Office
11 19 (1.46%) Investment Banking
12 17 (1.30%) Aerospace
12 17 (1.30%) Law
13 16 (1.23%) Pharmaceutical
14 10 (0.77%) Retail Banking
15 5 (0.38%) Multimedia
15 5 (0.38%) Financial Institution
16 4 (0.31%) German Language
Job Titles
1 426 (32.64%) Developer
2 290 (22.22%) Analyst
3 159 (12.18%) Graduate
4 125 (9.58%) .NET Developer
5 103 (7.89%) Business Analyst
6 95 (7.28%) Junior
7 81 (6.21%) Software Engineer
8 77 (5.90%) Graduate Developer
9 68 (5.21%) Software Developer
10 66 (5.06%) C# Developer
11 64 (4.90%) Consultant
12 63 (4.83%) Junior Developer
13 61 (4.67%) C# .NET Developer
14 57 (4.37%) Java Developer
14 57 (4.37%) Architect
15 49 (3.75%) Senior Developer
16 47 (3.60%) ASP.NET Developer
17 46 (3.52%) Programmer
18 43 (3.30%) Support Analyst
19 41 (3.14%) Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 352 (26.97%) .NET
2 197 (15.10%) HTML
3 173 (13.26%) ASP.NET
4 168 (12.87%) CSS
5 114 (8.74%) XML
6 108 (8.28%) Web Services
7 86 (6.59%) jQuery
8 57 (4.37%) WCF
9 53 (4.06%) .NET Framework
10 45 (3.45%) Spring
11 43 (3.30%) HTML5
12 39 (2.99%) Ajax
13 37 (2.84%) SOAP
14 36 (2.76%) CSS3
15 28 (2.15%) Hibernate
16 24 (1.84%) ASP.NET MVC
17 22 (1.69%) J2EE
17 22 (1.69%) XSLT
18 20 (1.53%) Struts
18 20 (1.53%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 311 (23.83%) Computer Science
2 171 (13.10%) Analytical Skills
3 107 (8.20%) Mathematics
4 55 (4.21%) Mobile App
5 44 (3.37%) Economics
6 38 (2.91%) Physics
7 24 (1.84%) Biometrics
7 24 (1.84%) Smartcard
8 23 (1.76%) Management Information System
8 23 (1.76%) User Experience
9 22 (1.69%) Statistics
10 20 (1.53%) Embedded Systems
11 17 (1.30%) Replication
12 13 (1.00%) Social Media
13 12 (0.92%) SCADA
13 12 (0.92%) Visualisation
14 11 (0.84%) Open Source
14 11 (0.84%) Credit Risk
14 11 (0.84%) Client/Server
14 11 (0.84%) N-Tier
Operating Systems
1 209 (16.02%) Windows
2 105 (8.05%) Linux
3 80 (6.13%) UNIX
4 47 (3.60%) Windows Server 2008
5 35 (2.68%) Windows Server 2003
6 33 (2.53%) Windows XP
7 24 (1.84%) Windows Vista
8 19 (1.46%) Windows 7
9 14 (1.07%) Apple iOS
10 12 (0.92%) Android
11 7 (0.54%) Windows CE
12 6 (0.46%) Debian
12 6 (0.46%) Ubuntu
13 5 (0.38%) Windows Mobile
13 5 (0.38%) Embedded Linux
14 4 (0.31%) Windows Server 2012
15 1 (0.077%) Windows 2000 Server
15 1 (0.077%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 268 (20.54%) Agile Software Development
2 190 (14.56%) Software Engineering
3 172 (13.18%) Project Management
4 141 (10.80%) ITIL
5 104 (7.97%) CRM
6 97 (7.43%) MVC
7 94 (7.20%) PRINCE2
8 93 (7.13%) OO
9 91 (6.97%) Business Analysis
10 85 (6.51%) Time Management
11 72 (5.52%) Web Development
12 66 (5.06%) Service Management
13 57 (4.37%) Business Development
14 56 (4.29%) TDD
15 51 (3.91%) Business Intelligence
15 51 (3.91%) Mentoring
16 50 (3.83%) Automated Testing
17 49 (3.75%) E-Commerce
17 49 (3.75%) Data Analysis
18 48 (3.68%) OOP
Programming Languages
1 407 (31.19%) SQL
2 338 (25.90%) C#
3 200 (15.33%) JavaScript
4 132 (10.11%) Java
5 131 (10.04%) C++
6 103 (7.89%) VB.NET
7 86 (6.59%) C
8 69 (5.29%) PHP
9 53 (4.06%) T-SQL
9 53 (4.06%) Python
10 51 (3.91%) VB
11 23 (1.76%) PL/SQL
12 18 (1.38%) MATLAB
13 17 (1.30%) Embedded C
14 16 (1.23%) Shell Script
15 15 (1.15%) Assembly Language
16 14 (1.07%) Perl
17 13 (1.00%) VBA
18 10 (0.77%) VBScript
18 10 (0.77%) Embedded C++
Qualifications
1 105 (8.05%) Microsoft Certification
2 42 (3.22%) ISEB
3 39 (2.99%) MCSE
4 31 (2.38%) HND
5 30 (2.30%) Security Cleared
6 26 (1.99%) ITIL Certification
7 24 (1.84%) Cisco Certification
8 23 (1.76%) Sun Certification
9 20 (1.53%) MCITP
10 18 (1.38%) MCSD
11 17 (1.30%) OCPJP
12 16 (1.23%) OCMJD
12 16 (1.23%) MCTS
13 13 (1.00%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
13 13 (1.00%) MCSA
14 12 (0.92%) PMI Certification
15 11 (0.84%) CCNP
16 10 (0.77%) MCP
16 10 (0.77%) SC Cleared
17 9 (0.69%) HNC
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 51 (3.91%) QA
2 30 (2.30%) SLA
3 29 (2.22%) ISO 9001
4 28 (2.15%) TickIT
5 9 (0.69%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 4 (0.31%) PCI DSS
6 4 (0.31%) ISO 9000
7 3 (0.23%) Data Quality
8 2 (0.15%) Sarbanes-Oxley
9 1 (0.077%) GxP
9 1 (0.077%) DO-178B
9 1 (0.077%) P3O
System Software
1 26 (1.99%) VMware Infrastructure
2 25 (1.92%) Active Directory
3 14 (1.07%) Hyper-V
4 13 (1.00%) Squid
5 8 (0.61%) Oracle RAC
5 8 (0.61%) Oracle RMAN
6 4 (0.31%) vSphere
7 3 (0.23%) XenApp
8 2 (0.15%) VMware ESXi
8 2 (0.15%) XenDesktop
8 2 (0.15%) Microsoft App-V
8 2 (0.15%) Terminal Services
8 2 (0.15%) Samba
8 2 (0.15%) VMware ESX
9 1 (0.077%) MetaFrame
9 1 (0.077%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 16 (1.23%) Data Guard
2 12 (0.92%) SCCM
3 10 (0.77%) SCOM
4 6 (0.46%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
4 6 (0.46%) WSUS
5 4 (0.31%) Cisco CUCM
5 4 (0.31%) Cisco UCCE
6 3 (0.23%) HP Quality Center
6 3 (0.23%) ITRS Geneos
6 3 (0.23%) Netcool
6 3 (0.23%) Nagios
6 3 (0.23%) NetBackup
7 1 (0.077%) Control-M
7 1 (0.077%) Unicenter
7 1 (0.077%) Puppet
Vendors
1 304 (23.30%) Microsoft
2 118 (9.04%) Oracle
3 48 (3.68%) Cisco
4 45 (3.45%) SAP
5 41 (3.14%) VMware
6 24 (1.84%) Sun
7 23 (1.76%) Citrix
8 19 (1.46%) JBoss
9 17 (1.30%) CheckPoint
10 13 (1.00%) Business Objects
11 12 (0.92%) HP
12 11 (0.84%) Cognos
12 11 (0.84%) Adobe
12 11 (0.84%) MathWorks
12 11 (0.84%) MKS
12 11 (0.84%) ATG
12 11 (0.84%) Google
13 10 (0.77%) Talend
13 10 (0.77%) Lotus
14 8 (0.61%) Symantec
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
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Salary: £20000 - £22000 per annum + corporate benefits
Posted: 2 hours ago
Stoke-On-Trent, Staffordshire
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Salary: £24k - 26k per year
Posted: 2 hours ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
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Salary: negotiable
Posted: 3 hours ago
Solihull, West Midlands (County)
Informatiq Consulting
Posted: 4 hours ago
Solihull, West Midlands (County)
Talent International
Salary: £25000 - £40000 per annum + depending on experience
Posted: 8 hours ago
West Midlands
TribePost.co.uk
Salary: Extremely rewarding, for talented candidates
Posted: 9 hours ago
Coventry, West Midlands (County)
Venturi
Salary: £23000 - £30000 per annum + Benefits + Bonus
Posted: Yesterday
Henley-In-Arden, West Midlands (County)
I4 Recruitment
Salary: Market related
Posted: Yesterday
Solihull, West Midlands (County)
Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £35000 - £50000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Senitor Associates
Salary: £20000 - £22000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Burton-On-Trent, Staffordshire
Bluetownonline
Salary: Competitive
Posted: Yesterday
Staffordshire
Experis Ltd
Salary: To £25k + bns + pkg
Posted: Yesterday
Lichfield, Staffordshire
TribePost.co.uk
Salary: Circa £15k+
Posted: Yesterday
Solihull, West Midlands (County)
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 18-20,000
Posted: Yesterday
West Midlands
Oliver Bernard
Posted: 2 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Vivid Resourcing Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Global Technology Solutions Ltd
Salary: £60000 - £70000 per annum + car allowance + bonus + benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Coventry, West Midlands (County)
Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £20000 - £25000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Burton-On-Trent, Staffordshire
Bluetownonline
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 2 days ago
Walsall, West Midlands (County)
Edgar Cowen
Salary: £30000 - £45000 per annum + Amazing Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago