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 27 July 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
27 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Degree
Rank 15 16 15
Rank change year-on-year
+1 -1
Permanent jobs citing Degree 675 618 650
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 11.16% 10.50% 12.21%
As % of the Qualifications category 41.64% 40.00% 43.89%
Number of salaries quoted 508 474 529
Median salary £35,000 £34,500 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+1.44% -8.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £23,000 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £54,400 £57,500
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%
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
1621 1545 1481
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 26.81% 26.25% 27.82%
Number of salaries quoted 1198 1210 1202
Median salary £41,500 £42,500 £41,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
-2.35% +2.40%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,500 £25,000 £28,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £65,000 £65,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £41,000
% change year-on-year
- +3.65%

Degree
Jobs Demand Trend in the West Midlands

The demand trend of job ads across the West Midlands region citing Degree as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in 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 27 July 2016.

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 median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Degree within the West Midlands region over the 3 months to 27 July 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Birmingham +2 236 £32,500 -7.14% 47
Coventry +6 109 £35,000 -7.89% 12
Warwickshire +16 108 £42,500 +44.06% 16
Staffordshire -15 56 £28,812 -17.68% 10
Solihull +4 29 £60,000 +100.00% 7
Shropshire +1 28 £35,500 +51.06% 4
Wolverhampton +9 27 £36,000 +20.00% 2
Worcestershire -4 24 £30,000 -4.04% 3
Walsall -1 4 £75,000 +206.12% 1
Sutton Coldfield - 4 £25,250 -
Herefordshire -5 3 £33,750 -15.62%
West Bromwich -4 2 £41,250 +65.00% 1
Dudley -7 1 £42,500 +77.08%
Kingswinford - 1 £21,500 -
Degree
England

Degree
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 27 July 2016, IT jobs citing Degree also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the West Midlands region with a requirement for Degree.

1 530 (37.75%) SQL
2 474 (33.76%) Computer Science
3 326 (23.22%) Finance
4 323 (23.01%) Java
5 319 (22.72%) JavaScript
6 310 (22.08%) Software Engineering
7 309 (22.01%) .NET
8 306 (21.79%) Microsoft
9 296 (21.08%) Agile Software Development
10 281 (20.01%) HTML
11 279 (19.87%) SQL Server
12 276 (19.66%) C#
13 254 (18.09%) Oracle
14 247 (17.59%) MySQL
15 224 (15.95%) CSS
16 188 (13.39%) Project Management
17 184 (13.11%) MS Excel
18 170 (12.11%) Windows
19 164 (11.68%) Mathematics
20 161 (11.47%) Retail
21 157 (11.18%) Analytical Skills
22 155 (11.04%) ASP.NET
23 151 (10.75%) MVC
24 143 (10.19%) Scrum
24 143 (10.19%) Linux
25 141 (10.04%) SOA
26 137 (9.76%) PostgreSQL
27 134 (9.54%) C++
27 134 (9.54%) jQuery
28 132 (9.40%) XML

Degree
Top Related IT Skills in the West Midlands by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 90 (6.41%) GlassFish
2 89 (6.34%) JBoss
3 78 (5.56%) Apache
4 76 (5.41%) WildFly
5 71 (5.06%) Apache Spark
6 52 (3.70%) SharePoint
7 28 (1.99%) Apache Pig
8 25 (1.78%) SAS
9 20 (1.42%) Drupal
10 18 (1.28%) IIS
10 18 (1.28%) SharePoint 2013
11 13 (0.93%) CMS
11 13 (0.93%) MS Exchange
11 13 (0.93%) nginx
11 13 (0.93%) WebLogic
12 12 (0.85%) Facebook Platform
12 12 (0.85%) IBM Domino
12 12 (0.85%) IBM Notes
13 10 (0.71%) Tomcat
14 7 (0.50%) Documentum
Applications
1 184 (13.11%) MS Excel
2 64 (4.56%) MS Office
3 46 (3.28%) MS PowerPoint
4 10 (0.71%) MS Project
5 7 (0.50%) Photoshop
6 5 (0.36%) MS Visio
7 4 (0.28%) Adobe Illustrator
7 4 (0.28%) SOLIDWORKS
7 4 (0.28%) Spreadsheet
8 3 (0.21%) Adobe After Effects
8 3 (0.21%) Simulink
9 2 (0.14%) Blender
9 2 (0.14%) OrCAD
9 2 (0.14%) SPSS
9 2 (0.14%) Stateflow
10 1 (0.071%) Acrobat
10 1 (0.071%) Adobe Creative Suite
10 1 (0.071%) AutoCAD
10 1 (0.071%) OmniGraffle
10 1 (0.071%) Siemens NX
Business Applications
1 23 (1.64%) Oracle 11i
1 23 (1.64%) Oracle EBS R12
2 20 (1.42%) Oracle EBS
3 19 (1.35%) Oracle Financials
4 16 (1.14%) Magento
5 13 (0.93%) Dynamics CRM
6 7 (0.50%) SAP Oil and Gas
7 6 (0.43%) Sentinel
8 4 (0.28%) Dynamics AX
8 4 (0.28%) Oracle Applications
8 4 (0.28%) Oracle Assets
8 4 (0.28%) Oracle Cash Management
8 4 (0.28%) Oracle General Ledger
8 4 (0.28%) Oracle Payables
8 4 (0.28%) Oracle Receivables
8 4 (0.28%) SAP CO
8 4 (0.28%) SAP FI
8 4 (0.28%) SAP FI/CO
8 4 (0.28%) SAP IS-U
9 2 (0.14%) Sage CRM
Cloud Services
1 47 (3.35%) Microsoft Azure
2 43 (3.06%) Amazon AWS
3 35 (2.49%) SaaS
4 31 (2.21%) PaaS
5 30 (2.14%) IaaS
6 28 (1.99%) Amazon EC2
7 27 (1.92%) Office 365
8 20 (1.42%) GitHub
9 11 (0.78%) OneDrive
10 6 (0.43%) Google Analytics
10 6 (0.43%) Yammer
11 4 (0.28%) Adobe Creative Cloud
12 3 (0.21%) Azure Active Directory
12 3 (0.21%) Cloud Computing
13 2 (0.14%) Amazon CloudSearch
13 2 (0.14%) Amazon ElastiCache
13 2 (0.14%) Amazon SQS
13 2 (0.14%) Google Cloud Platform
13 2 (0.14%) Heroku
14 1 (0.071%) Google Drive
Communications & Networking
1 64 (4.56%) Firewall
2 37 (2.64%) SAN
3 33 (2.35%) TCP/IP
3 33 (2.35%) WAN
4 30 (2.14%) Internet
5 27 (1.92%) LAN
6 25 (1.78%) VPN
7 24 (1.71%) DHCP
8 23 (1.64%) DNS
8 23 (1.64%) HTTP
9 19 (1.35%) SSL
10 14 (1.00%) Network Security
11 9 (0.64%) Cisco Nexus
11 9 (0.64%) VoIP
12 8 (0.57%) Cisco ASA
13 7 (0.50%) BGP
13 7 (0.50%) Intranet
13 7 (0.50%) Wi-Fi
14 6 (0.43%) IPsec
14 6 (0.43%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 279 (19.87%) SQL Server
2 247 (17.59%) MySQL
3 137 (9.76%) PostgreSQL
4 84 (5.98%) Apache Cassandra
5 80 (5.70%) Big Data
6 68 (4.84%) Hadoop
7 64 (4.56%) NoSQL
7 64 (4.56%) Relational Database
8 49 (3.49%) SQL Server 2008
9 45 (3.21%) MongoDB
10 42 (2.99%) SQL Server Reporting Services
11 37 (2.64%) DB2
12 34 (2.42%) RDBMS
13 31 (2.21%) Apache Hive
14 28 (1.99%) HBase
14 28 (1.99%) Impala
14 28 (1.99%) Sqoop
15 27 (1.92%) SQL Server Integration Services
16 17 (1.21%) GIS
16 17 (1.21%) SQLite
Development Applications
1 96 (6.84%) JUnit
2 87 (6.20%) Jenkins
3 86 (6.13%) Hudson
4 80 (5.70%) JBehave
5 67 (4.77%) Git (software)
6 54 (3.85%) Selenium
7 50 (3.56%) Cucumber
8 42 (2.99%) RSpec
9 33 (2.35%) WATIR
10 26 (1.85%) JIRA
10 26 (1.85%) Subversion
10 26 (1.85%) Visual Studio
11 15 (1.07%) Eclipse
12 11 (0.78%) Team Foundation Server
13 9 (0.64%) Gradle
13 9 (0.64%) gulp
13 9 (0.64%) Mercurial
14 8 (0.57%) GDB
14 8 (0.57%) Grunt
15 7 (0.50%) QADirector
General
1 326 (23.22%) Finance
2 161 (11.47%) Retail
3 99 (7.05%) Marketing
4 73 (5.20%) Manufacturing
5 70 (4.99%) Games
6 49 (3.49%) Billing
7 42 (2.99%) Publishing
8 41 (2.92%) Telecoms
9 39 (2.78%) Banking
10 30 (2.14%) Automotive
11 29 (2.07%) Legal
12 27 (1.92%) Electronics
12 27 (1.92%) Local Government
13 15 (1.07%) Investment Banking
14 13 (0.93%) German Language
15 10 (0.71%) Advertising
15 10 (0.71%) Retail Banking
16 9 (0.64%) Back Office
16 9 (0.64%) French Language
17 8 (0.57%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 511 (36.40%) Developer
2 207 (14.74%) Analyst
3 154 (10.97%) Graduate
4 137 (9.76%) Java Developer
5 107 (7.62%) .NET Developer
6 105 (7.48%) Software Developer
7 101 (7.19%) Junior
8 90 (6.41%) Consultant
9 89 (6.34%) Senior Developer
10 79 (5.63%) Software Engineer
11 77 (5.48%) Architect
12 75 (5.34%) C# Developer
13 74 (5.27%) Business Analyst
14 72 (5.13%) Graduate Developer
15 67 (4.77%) Junior Developer
16 64 (4.56%) Senior Java Developer
17 58 (4.13%) C# .NET Developer
18 51 (3.63%) C# Software Developer
19 49 (3.49%) PHP Developer
20 45 (3.21%) Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 309 (22.01%) .NET
2 281 (20.01%) HTML
3 224 (15.95%) CSS
4 155 (11.04%) ASP.NET
5 134 (9.54%) jQuery
6 132 (9.40%) XML
7 121 (8.62%) RESTful
8 119 (8.48%) Web Services
9 115 (8.19%) Spring
10 112 (7.98%) HTML5
11 99 (7.05%) Hibernate
12 89 (6.34%) JMS
13 86 (6.13%) Java EE
14 85 (6.05%) JAX-RS
15 84 (5.98%) CSS3
16 83 (5.91%) JPA
17 82 (5.84%) RESTEasy
18 67 (4.77%) HornetQ
19 55 (3.92%) ASP.NET Web Forms
20 51 (3.63%) ASP.NET MVC
Miscellaneous
1 474 (33.76%) Computer Science
2 164 (11.68%) Mathematics
3 157 (11.18%) Analytical Skills
4 129 (9.19%) Mobile App
5 85 (6.05%) Data Centre
6 65 (4.63%) Management Information System
7 55 (3.92%) Artificial Intelligence
8 42 (2.99%) User Experience
9 40 (2.85%) Smart Meter
10 39 (2.78%) Enterprise Software
11 36 (2.56%) CMDB
12 35 (2.49%) Driving Licence
12 35 (2.49%) Physics
13 27 (1.92%) Virtual Team
14 24 (1.71%) Algorithms
15 21 (1.50%) Statistics
16 16 (1.14%) Blackberry
17 15 (1.07%) Clustering
17 15 (1.07%) Mobile Computing
17 15 (1.07%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 170 (12.11%) Windows
2 143 (10.19%) Linux
3 94 (6.70%) Apple iOS
4 89 (6.34%) Android
5 74 (5.27%) Unix
6 62 (4.42%) Windows Server
7 28 (1.99%) Windows Server 2012
8 27 (1.92%) Solaris
9 25 (1.78%) Windows Server 2003
10 23 (1.64%) Windows 7
11 21 (1.50%) Windows Mobile
12 20 (1.42%) Mac OS X
13 18 (1.28%) Windows Server 2008
14 17 (1.21%) SUSE
15 13 (0.93%) AIX
15 13 (0.93%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
16 12 (0.85%) Windows XP
17 10 (0.71%) Debian
17 10 (0.71%) Ubuntu
18 8 (0.57%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 310 (22.08%) Software Engineering
2 296 (21.08%) Agile Software Development
3 188 (13.39%) Project Management
4 151 (10.75%) MVC
5 143 (10.19%) Scrum
6 141 (10.04%) SOA
7 126 (8.97%) ITIL
8 124 (8.83%) Mentoring
9 116 (8.26%) OO
10 114 (8.12%) SDLC
11 111 (7.91%) Business Intelligence
12 110 (7.83%) Web Development
13 102 (7.26%) Unit Testing
14 101 (7.19%) Continuous Integration
15 97 (6.91%) Presales
16 87 (6.20%) Dependency Injection
17 81 (5.77%) TDD
18 79 (5.63%) Open Source
18 79 (5.63%) PRINCE2
19 75 (5.34%) Analytics
Programming Languages
1 530 (37.75%) SQL
2 323 (23.01%) Java
3 319 (22.72%) JavaScript
4 276 (19.66%) C#
5 134 (9.54%) C++
6 107 (7.62%) Python
7 101 (7.19%) T-SQL
8 90 (6.41%) PHP
9 89 (6.34%) VB.NET
10 64 (4.56%) PL/SQL
11 56 (3.99%) Shell Script
12 54 (3.85%) C
13 46 (3.28%) VB
14 42 (2.99%) Ruby
15 41 (2.92%) Scala
16 40 (2.85%) Clojure
17 30 (2.14%) Objective-C
18 25 (1.78%) Perl
19 20 (1.42%) Apple Swift
20 19 (1.35%) VBA
Qualifications
1 88 (6.27%) Microsoft Certification
2 72 (5.13%) ISEB
3 56 (3.99%) HND
4 42 (2.99%) MCSD
5 36 (2.56%) CISSP
6 34 (2.42%) Cisco Certification
6 34 (2.42%) PMI Certification
7 33 (2.35%) PMP
8 32 (2.28%) Security Cleared
9 25 (1.78%) SC Cleared
10 23 (1.64%) CCNA
11 21 (1.50%) ISTQB
12 19 (1.35%) MCSE
13 18 (1.28%) CISM
14 16 (1.14%) CCNP
14 16 (1.14%) ITIL Certification
15 14 (1.00%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
16 11 (0.78%) ISEB Practitioner
17 9 (0.64%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
17 9 (0.64%) Sun Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 81 (5.77%) QA
2 35 (2.49%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 29 (2.07%) PCI DSS
4 26 (1.85%) SLA
5 14 (1.00%) ISO22301
5 14 (1.00%) ISO27002
5 14 (1.00%) ISO27005
6 9 (0.64%) Data Quality
7 8 (0.57%) COBIT
8 5 (0.36%) ISO26262
9 4 (0.28%) HMG Security Policy Framework
9 4 (0.28%) P3O
10 3 (0.21%) IEC 61508
11 2 (0.14%) MISRA
11 2 (0.14%) MISRA C
11 2 (0.14%) RMADS
11 2 (0.14%) Sarbanes-Oxley
11 2 (0.14%) TickIT
11 2 (0.14%) WCAG
12 1 (0.071%) ISO/IEC 15504 (SPICE)
System Software
1 44 (3.13%) VMware Infrastructure
2 43 (3.06%) Active Directory
3 39 (2.78%) Docker
4 28 (1.99%) Apache Flume
4 28 (1.99%) HDFS
5 26 (1.85%) Virtual Machines
6 25 (1.78%) Hyper-V
7 20 (1.42%) Firmware
8 12 (0.85%) Cygwin
9 7 (0.50%) VMware ESXi
9 7 (0.50%) XenApp
10 5 (0.36%) vSphere
11 4 (0.28%) NFS
11 4 (0.28%) Veritas Volume Manager
12 3 (0.21%) iptables
12 3 (0.21%) Sendmail
12 3 (0.21%) Snort
13 1 (0.071%) Squid
13 1 (0.071%) vCloud
13 1 (0.071%) Virtual Servers
Systems Management
1 35 (2.49%) Puppet
2 28 (1.99%) Hadoop YARN
2 28 (1.99%) Oozie
3 26 (1.85%) SCVMM
4 17 (1.21%) Oracle RMAN
4 17 (1.21%) Oracle ZFS
5 14 (1.00%) NetBackup
5 14 (1.00%) WSUS
6 13 (0.93%) Tivoli Storage Manager
6 13 (0.93%) Unicenter
7 8 (0.57%) SCCM
7 8 (0.57%) SCOrch
7 8 (0.57%) vRealize
8 7 (0.50%) Backup Exec
9 5 (0.36%) MAILsweeper
9 5 (0.36%) SCOM
9 5 (0.36%) Simpana
10 4 (0.28%) Data Guard
10 4 (0.28%) Opscode Chef
11 3 (0.21%) HAProxy
Vendors
1 306 (21.79%) Microsoft
2 254 (18.09%) Oracle
3 60 (4.27%) Cisco
4 52 (3.70%) Facebook
4 52 (3.70%) VMware
5 51 (3.63%) IBM
6 41 (2.92%) HP
6 41 (2.92%) Twitter
7 37 (2.64%) Citrix
8 33 (2.35%) CheckPoint
9 32 (2.28%) Juniper
10 31 (2.21%) Cloudera
11 30 (2.14%) Google
11 30 (2.14%) SAP
12 28 (1.99%) Hortonworks
12 28 (1.99%) MapR
13 27 (1.92%) NetApp
14 25 (1.78%) Sun
15 20 (1.42%) EMC
16 17 (1.21%) Veritas
Bromsgrove, Worcestershire
Big Red Recruitment
Salary: £20000 - £35000 per annum + profit share + pension + healthcare
Posted: 17 hours ago
Warwickshire
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: £25000 - £30000 per annum
Posted: 20 hours ago
Stoke-On-Trent, Staffordshire
Searchability
Salary: £17000 - £22000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Cannock, Staffordshire
ESA Group
Salary: From £25,000 to £30,000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
West Midlands
Applause IT Innovation
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + Pension, Bonus, Holiday
Posted: 18 hours ago
Leamington Spa, Warwickshire
Kwalee
Salary: From £25,000 to £40,000 per annum + Company Benefits
Posted: 17 hours ago
Rugby, Warwickshire
Mortimer Spinks
Salary: £18000 - £30000 per annum + Excellent Benefits + Training
Posted: Yesterday
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Audentia Recruitment LTD
Salary: From £20,000 to £25,000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £18000 - £22000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 15 hours ago
Leamington Spa, Warwickshire
Erin Associates
Salary: £24000 - £25000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Erin Associates
Salary: £24000 - £25000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Audentia Recruitment LTD
Salary: From £35,000 to £55,000 per annum
Posted: 22 hours ago
Stoke-On-Trent, Staffordshire
Uniting Ambition
Salary: £20k - 30k per year
Posted: 18 hours ago
Stafford, Staffordshire
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £40,000 - £55,000 + an outstanding package
Posted: Yesterday
Walsall, West Midlands (County)
Applause IT Innovation
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum + Benefits + Bonus
Posted: Yesterday
Stoke-On-Trent, Staffordshire
Uniting Ambition
Salary: £20k - 30k per year
Posted: 5 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
BARCLAY ANDERSON LIMITED
Salary: Up to £30,000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Solihull, West Midlands (County)
Anderson Lamb
Salary: From £40,000 to £60,000 per annum plus bonus etc.
Posted: 5 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Lichfield, Staffordshire
QUANTICA
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Wolverhampton, West Midlands (County)
Kingfisher Consultancy
Salary: £30000 - £45000 per annum + Flexi working, parking, pension
Posted: 4 days ago
Warwick, Warwickshire
Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £30000 - £42000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Leamington Spa, Warwickshire
Anderson Lamb
Salary: From £35,000 to £55,000 per annum plus benefits package
Posted: 5 days ago
Solihull, West Midlands (County)
BARCLAY ANDERSON LIMITED
Salary: £50,000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Leamington Spa, Warwickshire
Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £25000 - £45000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Shrewsbury, Shropshire
Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
X4 Group
Salary: £20k - 30k per year
Posted: 6 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £40,000 - £55,000 + a lucrative package
Posted: Yesterday
Warwickshire
Montash
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + BENEFITS
Posted: Yesterday