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 29 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
29 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Degree
Rank 14 14 12
Rank change year-on-year
0 -2
Permanent jobs citing Degree 609 678 570
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 11.17% 12.42% 11.86%
As % of the Qualifications category 40.36% 42.32% 41.97%
Number of salaries quoted 485 595 465
Average salary £37,500 £38,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-2.59% +10.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £22,000 £21,500
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £60,000 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £38,500 £38,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+1.31% +1.33%
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
1509 1602 1358
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 27.67% 29.36% 28.25%
Number of salaries quoted 1248 1391 1118
Average salary £42,000 £42,500 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-1.17% +13.33%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,850 £26,375 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £60,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £41,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.75% -

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 29 August 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 29 August 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 +1 230 £41,500 -10.75% 16
Warwickshire -2 100 £37,000 +5.71% 7
Staffordshire -5 98 £35,000 - 17
Coventry -13 46 £33,750 +3.84% 7
Worcestershire 0 43 £40,000 +45.45% 6
Solihull -11 25 £36,500 -2.66% 5
Wolverhampton +4 10 £29,000 +45.00%
Walsall +1 7 £67,500 +82.43%
Dudley - 6 £22,500 -
Shropshire -4 4 £42,500 - 1
Herefordshire -8 3 £40,000 +9.80% 1
Sutton Coldfield -1 2 £38,750 +42.20%
West Bromwich - 1 £19,000 -
Degree
England

Degree
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 29 August 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.

1 375 (29.76%) SQL
2 333 (26.43%) .NET
3 330 (26.19%) C#
4 321 (25.48%) SQL Server
5 291 (23.10%) Computer Science
6 278 (22.06%) Microsoft
7 231 (18.33%) Finance
8 196 (15.56%) Windows
9 192 (15.24%) HTML
10 191 (15.16%) JavaScript
11 186 (14.76%) Software Engineering
12 164 (13.02%) CSS
13 161 (12.78%) ASP.NET
14 158 (12.54%) Project Management
15 157 (12.46%) Agile Software Development
16 146 (11.59%) MS Excel
17 140 (11.11%) Java
18 133 (10.56%) C++
19 130 (10.32%) ITIL
20 120 (9.52%) Oracle
21 110 (8.73%) Linux
22 108 (8.57%) Web Services
22 108 (8.57%) XML
22 108 (8.57%) Mathematics
23 101 (8.02%) Microsoft Certification
24 98 (7.78%) CRM
25 96 (7.62%) SharePoint
26 94 (7.46%) PRINCE2
27 90 (7.14%) VB.NET
28 89 (7.06%) OO

Degree
Top Related IT Skills in the West Midlands by Category

For the 6 months to 29 August 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 96 (7.62%) SharePoint
2 49 (3.89%) Tomcat
3 43 (3.41%) Apache
4 23 (1.83%) MS Exchange
4 23 (1.83%) IIS
4 23 (1.83%) WebSphere
5 20 (1.59%) Node.js
6 19 (1.51%) Exchange Server 2010
7 17 (1.35%) Lync
7 17 (1.35%) Exchange Server 2003
8 15 (1.19%) Office Communications Server
8 15 (1.19%) Exchange Server 2013
9 13 (1.03%) BizTalk Server
9 13 (1.03%) CMS
10 9 (0.71%) IBM Notes
10 9 (0.71%) Lotus Domino
10 9 (0.71%) SharePoint 2013
11 5 (0.40%) GlassFish
12 4 (0.32%) SharePoint Server
12 4 (0.32%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 146 (11.59%) MS Excel
2 59 (4.68%) MS Office
3 23 (1.83%) MS Project
4 20 (1.59%) MS PowerPoint
5 17 (1.35%) Photoshop
6 14 (1.11%) Simulink
7 13 (1.03%) Adobe Illustrator
8 10 (0.79%) TargetLink
9 8 (0.63%) Stateflow
10 7 (0.56%) AutoCAD
10 7 (0.56%) SPSS
11 6 (0.48%) InDesign
12 5 (0.40%) 3ds Max
13 4 (0.32%) CATIA
13 4 (0.32%) Stata
13 4 (0.32%) Spreadsheet
14 2 (0.16%) Maya
14 2 (0.16%) Adobe After Effects
14 2 (0.16%) MS Visio
15 1 (0.079%) Acrobat
Business Applications
1 41 (3.25%) Dynamics CRM
2 14 (1.11%) Dynamics NAV
3 12 (0.95%) Dynamics AX
3 12 (0.95%) Magento
4 8 (0.63%) Google Analytics
4 8 (0.63%) WebTrends
5 7 (0.56%) Oracle EBS
6 6 (0.48%) Oracle Retail
6 6 (0.48%) Cognos TM1
6 6 (0.48%) Cognos Business Intelligence
7 5 (0.40%) SAP CRM
7 5 (0.40%) SAP SD
8 4 (0.32%) Agresso
9 3 (0.24%) SAP MM
9 3 (0.24%) SAP ERP
10 2 (0.16%) SAP FI
10 2 (0.16%) SAP FI/CO
10 2 (0.16%) SAP CO
10 2 (0.16%) Movex
11 1 (0.079%) Oracle HRMS
Cloud Services
1 16 (1.27%) SaaS
1 16 (1.27%) Office 365
2 14 (1.11%) Microsoft Azure
3 11 (0.87%) SuccessFactors
4 6 (0.48%) Amazon AWS
5 1 (0.079%) Heroku
5 1 (0.079%) MailChimp
5 1 (0.079%) GitHub
5 1 (0.079%) IaaS
5 1 (0.079%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 35 (2.78%) Internet
2 25 (1.98%) TCP/IP
2 25 (1.98%) DNS
3 23 (1.83%) DHCP
4 22 (1.75%) SAN
5 21 (1.67%) NAS
6 19 (1.51%) Unified Communications
7 18 (1.43%) LAN
8 17 (1.35%) VPN
8 17 (1.35%) 4G
9 16 (1.27%) Firewall
10 15 (1.19%) WAN
11 13 (1.03%) VoIP
12 12 (0.95%) FTP
12 12 (0.95%) SSL
13 11 (0.87%) GPRS
14 10 (0.79%) Network Security
15 8 (0.63%) Intranet
15 8 (0.63%) TETRA
16 7 (0.56%) Broadband
Database & Business Intelligence
1 321 (25.48%) SQL Server
2 76 (6.03%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 54 (4.29%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 52 (4.13%) Relational Database
5 49 (3.89%) SQL Server 2008
6 47 (3.73%) MySQL
7 38 (3.02%) SQL Server 2005
8 34 (2.70%) Data Warehouse
9 25 (1.98%) PostgreSQL
10 24 (1.90%) Oracle Database
11 23 (1.83%) Big Data
12 20 (1.59%) Apache Cassandra
13 18 (1.43%) SQL Server 2012
13 18 (1.43%) RDBMS
14 17 (1.35%) Oracle Database 11g
15 15 (1.19%) Data Mining
16 14 (1.11%) SQL Server Analysis Services
17 13 (1.03%) Oracle Reports
17 13 (1.03%) NoSQL
18 11 (0.87%) Crystal Reports
Development Applications
1 77 (6.11%) Visual Studio
2 44 (3.49%) Team Foundation Server
3 27 (2.14%) Git (software)
4 16 (1.27%) Oracle Forms
5 14 (1.11%) Eclipse
6 12 (0.95%) Mercurial
7 10 (0.79%) Talend Open Studio
8 9 (0.71%) Jenkins
9 8 (0.63%) Selenium
9 8 (0.63%) Rational DOORS
9 8 (0.63%) Hudson
9 8 (0.63%) Toad
9 8 (0.63%) ClearCase
10 7 (0.56%) Cucumber
10 7 (0.56%) TeamCity
10 7 (0.56%) Subversion
10 7 (0.56%) Maven
11 6 (0.48%) JIRA
11 6 (0.48%) LabVIEW
12 5 (0.40%) Dreamweaver
General
1 231 (18.33%) Finance
2 63 (5.00%) Banking
3 57 (4.52%) Retail
4 48 (3.81%) Electronics
5 46 (3.65%) Telecoms
6 41 (3.25%) Manufacturing
7 39 (3.10%) Marketing
8 38 (3.02%) Automotive
9 30 (2.38%) Games
10 25 (1.98%) Legal
11 22 (1.75%) Investment Banking
11 22 (1.75%) Advertising
12 17 (1.35%) Law
12 17 (1.35%) Pharmaceutical
13 15 (1.19%) Front Office
13 15 (1.19%) Aerospace
14 10 (0.79%) Retail Banking
15 7 (0.56%) Multimedia
16 4 (0.32%) Billing
16 4 (0.32%) German Language
Job Titles
1 414 (32.86%) Developer
2 273 (21.67%) Analyst
3 157 (12.46%) Graduate
4 113 (8.97%) .NET Developer
5 103 (8.17%) Business Analyst
6 91 (7.22%) Junior
7 77 (6.11%) Software Engineer
8 75 (5.95%) Graduate Developer
9 66 (5.24%) Software Developer
10 64 (5.08%) Consultant
11 61 (4.84%) C# Developer
12 60 (4.76%) Java Developer
13 57 (4.52%) Junior Developer
13 57 (4.52%) C# .NET Developer
14 56 (4.44%) Architect
15 48 (3.81%) Senior Developer
16 46 (3.65%) Programmer
17 39 (3.10%) Project Manager
18 38 (3.02%) ASP.NET Developer
19 37 (2.94%) Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 333 (26.43%) .NET
2 192 (15.24%) HTML
3 164 (13.02%) CSS
4 161 (12.78%) ASP.NET
5 108 (8.57%) Web Services
5 108 (8.57%) XML
6 85 (6.75%) jQuery
7 51 (4.05%) WCF
8 50 (3.97%) .NET Framework
9 45 (3.57%) HTML5
10 43 (3.41%) SOAP
11 41 (3.25%) Ajax
11 41 (3.25%) Spring
12 40 (3.17%) CSS3
13 28 (2.22%) Hibernate
14 22 (1.75%) XSLT
14 22 (1.75%) J2EE
15 21 (1.67%) Silverlight
16 19 (1.51%) ASP.NET MVC
16 19 (1.51%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 291 (23.10%) Computer Science
2 108 (8.57%) Mathematics
3 64 (5.08%) Mobile App
4 43 (3.41%) Economics
5 33 (2.62%) Physics
6 27 (2.14%) Management Information System
7 26 (2.06%) Smartcard
8 24 (1.90%) Biometrics
9 23 (1.83%) Statistics
10 15 (1.19%) Visualisation
10 15 (1.19%) Social Media
10 15 (1.19%) Replication
11 13 (1.03%) Client/Server
11 13 (1.03%) SCADA
12 11 (0.87%) Digital Media
12 11 (0.87%) N-Tier
12 11 (0.87%) Embedded Systems
13 9 (0.71%) E-Learning
13 9 (0.71%) Learning Management System
13 9 (0.71%) Graphic Design
Operating Systems
1 196 (15.56%) Windows
2 110 (8.73%) Linux
3 86 (6.83%) UNIX
4 39 (3.10%) Windows Server 2008
5 29 (2.30%) Windows Server 2003
6 27 (2.14%) Windows XP
7 24 (1.90%) Windows Vista
8 20 (1.59%) Apple iOS
9 19 (1.51%) Windows 7
9 19 (1.51%) Android
10 8 (0.63%) Windows CE
11 7 (0.56%) Windows Mobile
12 6 (0.48%) Debian
12 6 (0.48%) Ubuntu
13 5 (0.40%) Embedded Linux
14 3 (0.24%) Windows Server 2012
14 3 (0.24%) Windows Phone
15 2 (0.16%) Windows Phone 8
15 2 (0.16%) Solaris
16 1 (0.079%) Windows Phone 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 186 (14.76%) Software Engineering
2 158 (12.54%) Project Management
3 157 (12.46%) Agile Software Development
4 130 (10.32%) ITIL
5 98 (7.78%) CRM
6 94 (7.46%) PRINCE2
7 89 (7.06%) OO
7 89 (7.06%) MVC
8 84 (6.67%) Business Analysis
9 77 (6.11%) Time Management
10 65 (5.16%) Web Development
11 63 (5.00%) Service Management
12 61 (4.84%) TDD
12 61 (4.84%) Business Development
13 54 (4.29%) E-Commerce
14 52 (4.13%) OOP
14 52 (4.13%) Business Intelligence
15 51 (4.05%) Automated Testing
16 50 (3.97%) Scrum
17 49 (3.89%) Data Analysis
Programming Languages
1 375 (29.76%) SQL
2 330 (26.19%) C#
3 191 (15.16%) JavaScript
4 140 (11.11%) Java
5 133 (10.56%) C++
6 90 (7.14%) VB.NET
7 84 (6.67%) C
8 72 (5.71%) PHP
9 50 (3.97%) T-SQL
9 50 (3.97%) Python
10 41 (3.25%) VB
11 23 (1.83%) PL/SQL
12 17 (1.35%) Shell Script
13 15 (1.19%) Perl
14 13 (1.03%) VBA
14 13 (1.03%) Embedded C
15 12 (0.95%) Assembly Language
16 11 (0.87%) MATLAB
16 11 (0.87%) Ruby
17 10 (0.79%) VC++
Qualifications
1 101 (8.02%) Microsoft Certification
2 41 (3.25%) MCSE
3 40 (3.17%) ISEB
4 32 (2.54%) Security Cleared
5 30 (2.38%) HND
6 25 (1.98%) ITIL Certification
7 23 (1.83%) MCITP
8 20 (1.59%) Sun Certification
9 19 (1.51%) MCTS
10 18 (1.43%) Cisco Certification
10 18 (1.43%) MCSD
11 15 (1.19%) MCSA
12 14 (1.11%) OCPJP
13 13 (1.03%) OCMJD
13 13 (1.03%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
14 10 (0.79%) SC Cleared
14 10 (0.79%) PRINCE2 Certification
14 10 (0.79%) PMI Certification
15 9 (0.71%) CISSP
15 9 (0.71%) PhD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 53 (4.21%) QA
2 34 (2.70%) TickIT
3 31 (2.46%) ISO 9001
4 29 (2.30%) SLA
5 9 (0.71%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 8 (0.63%) ISO 9000
7 4 (0.32%) PCI DSS
8 3 (0.24%) Data Quality
9 2 (0.16%) Sarbanes-Oxley
9 2 (0.16%) GxP
10 1 (0.079%) COBIT
10 1 (0.079%) JSP 440
10 1 (0.079%) P3O
System Software
1 28 (2.22%) Active Directory
1 28 (2.22%) VMware Infrastructure
2 17 (1.35%) Hyper-V
3 13 (1.03%) Squid
4 8 (0.63%) Oracle RAC
4 8 (0.63%) Oracle RMAN
5 2 (0.16%) Microsoft App-V
5 2 (0.16%) Terminal Services
5 2 (0.16%) Samba
5 2 (0.16%) VMware ESX
5 2 (0.16%) XenApp
5 2 (0.16%) XenDesktop
5 2 (0.16%) vSphere
5 2 (0.16%) VMware ESXi
6 1 (0.079%) XenServer
6 1 (0.079%) MetaFrame
Systems Management
1 14 (1.11%) Data Guard
2 12 (0.95%) SCCM
3 10 (0.79%) SCOM
4 6 (0.48%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
4 6 (0.48%) WSUS
5 5 (0.40%) Cisco CUCM
5 5 (0.40%) Cisco UCCE
6 3 (0.24%) HP Quality Center
6 3 (0.24%) NetBackup
7 2 (0.16%) Nagios
7 2 (0.16%) Netcool
7 2 (0.16%) ITRS Geneos
8 1 (0.079%) Puppet
8 1 (0.079%) Cisco UCCX
8 1 (0.079%) Control-M
8 1 (0.079%) Unicenter
Vendors
1 278 (22.06%) Microsoft
2 120 (9.52%) Oracle
3 49 (3.89%) SAP
4 45 (3.57%) Cisco
5 40 (3.17%) VMware
6 21 (1.67%) Sun
6 21 (1.67%) Citrix
7 20 (1.59%) JBoss
8 15 (1.19%) CheckPoint
9 13 (1.03%) Business Objects
10 12 (0.95%) HP
11 11 (0.87%) Cognos
11 11 (0.87%) ATG
11 11 (0.87%) Google
12 10 (0.79%) Talend
13 9 (0.71%) Adobe
13 9 (0.71%) Lotus
14 8 (0.63%) Symantec
14 8 (0.63%) MathWorks
14 8 (0.63%) MKS
Warwick, Warwickshire
Ascent People Ltd
Salary: £51000 - £65000 per annum + 25 days holiday/Bonus
Posted: 4 hours ago
Stoke-On-Trent, Staffordshire
Circle Recruitment
Salary: £25000 - £30000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 4 hours ago
West Midlands
Experis Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + excellent benefits
Posted: 5 hours ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Big Red Recruitment
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 6 hours ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Big Red Recruitment
Salary: £25000 - £30000 per annum
Posted: 6 hours ago
Solihull, West Midlands (County)
Informatiq Consulting
Posted: 7 hours ago
Stafford, Staffordshire
Advantage XPO
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 8 hours ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Go IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: From £30,000 to £40,000 per annum + excellent benefits
Posted: 11 hours ago
Warwick, Warwickshire
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Salary: £45000.00 - £55000.00 per annum + excellent benefits
Posted: 12 hours ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Senitor Associates
Salary: £2000 - £18000 per annum + benefits + training
Posted: Yesterday
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Premier Group Recruitment
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Stafford, Staffordshire
Advantage XPO
Posted: Yesterday
Lichfield, Staffordshire
Real Time Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 30,000-45,000
Posted: Yesterday
Solihull, West Midlands (County)
Informatiq Consulting
Posted: Yesterday
Stoke-On-Trent, Staffordshire
Real Time Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 30,000-38,000
Posted: Yesterday
Solihull, West Midlands (County)
Anderson Lamb
Salary: From £45,000 to £60,000 per annum plus benefits package incl. bonus
Posted: Yesterday
Solihull, West Midlands (County)
X4 Group
Salary: £20k - 30k per year
Posted: 2 days ago
Coventry, West Midlands (County)
Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £20000 - £25000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Bromsgrove, Worcestershire
Circle Recruitment
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
West Midlands
Circle Recruitment
Salary: £20000 - £30000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago