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 4 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
4 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Degree
Rank 19 14 15
Rank change year-on-year
-5 +1
Permanent jobs citing Degree 512 601 613
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 9.58% 12.13% 12.37%
As % of the Qualifications category 37.07% 46.02% 42.22%
Number of salaries quoted 406 509 517
Average salary £35,000 £38,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-7.89% +8.57%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,000 £20,000 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £57,500 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
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
1381 1306 1452
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 25.83% 26.36% 29.31%
Number of salaries quoted 1080 1042 1182
Average salary £40,000 £41,500 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-3.61% +10.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £22,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £60,000 £60,000
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 4 May 2015.

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 4 May 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
(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 -7 154 £35,000 -26.31% 28
Coventry +2 106 £34,250 -8.66% 9
Warwickshire -16 65 £40,000 - 7
Staffordshire -10 50 £32,500 +13.04% 9
Worcestershire +4 44 £35,750 +30.00% 6
Solihull 0 31 £40,000 +6.66% 3
Shropshire +1 16 £26,500 -30.26% 2
Wolverhampton -1 7 £28,750 +17.34%
Walsall -2 6 £62,500 +65.56% 1
West Bromwich +8 4 £57,500 +202.63%
Halesowen - 2 £25,000 -
Herefordshire -14 1 £45,000 +5.88%
Bilston - 1 £28,000 -
Degree
England

Degree
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 4 May 2015, 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.

1 331 (33.91%) SQL
2 284 (29.10%) .NET
3 256 (26.23%) HTML
4 253 (25.92%) C#
5 246 (25.20%) JavaScript
6 223 (22.85%) Agile Software Development
6 223 (22.85%) Computer Science
7 218 (22.34%) Microsoft
8 212 (21.72%) SQL Server
9 204 (20.90%) CSS
10 180 (18.44%) ASP.NET
11 162 (16.60%) Project Management
12 151 (15.47%) Finance
13 144 (14.75%) Analytical Skills
14 136 (13.93%) Software Engineering
15 124 (12.70%) MS Excel
16 118 (12.09%) Windows
17 117 (11.99%) MVC
18 110 (11.27%) XML
19 105 (10.76%) jQuery
20 99 (10.14%) ITIL
21 88 (9.02%) Oracle
22 87 (8.91%) Management Information System
23 86 (8.81%) Java
23 86 (8.81%) Visual Studio
24 85 (8.71%) C++
25 84 (8.61%) VB.NET
26 81 (8.30%) PRINCE2
27 80 (8.20%) Web Services
27 80 (8.20%) Scrum

Degree
Top Related IT Skills in the West Midlands by Category

For the 6 months to 4 May 2015, 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 63 (6.45%) SharePoint
2 35 (3.59%) IIS
3 30 (3.07%) Tomcat
4 28 (2.87%) SAS
5 22 (2.25%) Documentum
5 22 (2.25%) Apache
6 20 (2.05%) Node.js
7 19 (1.95%) CMS
8 11 (1.13%) JBoss
9 10 (1.02%) MS Exchange
10 9 (0.92%) GlassFish
11 6 (0.61%) Exchange Server 2010
11 6 (0.61%) BizTalk Server
12 5 (0.51%) WebLogic
12 5 (0.51%) SharePoint 2013
13 4 (0.41%) Sitecore CMS
13 4 (0.41%) Umbraco
14 3 (0.31%) OpenEdge
14 3 (0.31%) Oracle Service Bus
14 3 (0.31%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 124 (12.70%) MS Excel
2 40 (4.10%) MS Office
3 32 (3.28%) MS PowerPoint
4 16 (1.64%) Photoshop
5 12 (1.23%) Spreadsheet
5 12 (1.23%) Simulink
6 9 (0.92%) MS Project
7 5 (0.51%) SPSS
8 3 (0.31%) MS Visio
8 3 (0.31%) Adobe Illustrator
9 2 (0.20%) AutoCAD
9 2 (0.20%) Adobe Creative Suite
10 1 (0.10%) Stateflow
10 1 (0.10%) Maya
10 1 (0.10%) 3ds Max
10 1 (0.10%) InDesign
10 1 (0.10%) Stata
10 1 (0.10%) Adobe After Effects
10 1 (0.10%) Adobe Captivate
Business Applications
1 17 (1.74%) Dynamics CRM
2 11 (1.13%) SAP CRM
3 6 (0.61%) Cognos Business Intelligence
3 6 (0.61%) SAP SD
4 5 (0.51%) Primavera
4 5 (0.51%) SAP PM
4 5 (0.51%) SAP MRS
5 4 (0.41%) Dynamics AX
5 4 (0.41%) SAP MM
5 4 (0.41%) SAP R/3
5 4 (0.41%) MIS ActiveH
6 3 (0.31%) Oracle ERP
6 3 (0.31%) Cognos TM1
6 3 (0.31%) Magento
7 1 (0.10%) Odoo
7 1 (0.10%) SAP FI
7 1 (0.10%) SAP FI/CO
7 1 (0.10%) SAP CO
7 1 (0.10%) Dynamics NAV
7 1 (0.10%) SAP Business One
Cloud Services
1 35 (3.59%) Google Analytics
2 15 (1.54%) SaaS
3 9 (0.92%) Microsoft Azure
4 2 (0.20%) Office 365
5 1 (0.10%) Amazon AWS
5 1 (0.10%) PaaS
5 1 (0.10%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 17 (1.74%) Firewall
2 15 (1.54%) TCP/IP
3 14 (1.43%) WAN
4 13 (1.33%) Internet
5 12 (1.23%) Wi-Fi
5 12 (1.23%) SSL
6 11 (1.13%) MPLS
6 11 (1.13%) Network Security
7 10 (1.02%) LAN
8 9 (0.92%) BGP
9 8 (0.82%) OSPF
9 8 (0.82%) VoIP
9 8 (0.82%) Ethernet
10 6 (0.61%) BIG-IP
10 6 (0.61%) TETRA
11 5 (0.51%) VPN
11 5 (0.51%) SAN
11 5 (0.51%) H.323
11 5 (0.51%) Cisco ICM
11 5 (0.51%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 212 (21.72%) SQL Server
2 69 (7.07%) MySQL
3 50 (5.12%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 45 (4.61%) Relational Database
5 41 (4.20%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 39 (4.00%) Data Warehouse
7 29 (2.97%) SQL Server 2008
8 21 (2.15%) Crystal Reports
8 21 (2.15%) RDBMS
8 21 (2.15%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 21 (2.15%) SQL Server 2012
9 16 (1.64%) SAS Enterprise Guide
10 15 (1.54%) Data Mining
11 13 (1.33%) SQL Server 2005
12 12 (1.23%) Big Data
13 11 (1.13%) Microsoft Analysis Services
14 9 (0.92%) Oracle Database
15 8 (0.82%) Oracle Database 11g
16 7 (0.72%) Cognos Report Studio
16 7 (0.72%) DTS
Development Applications
1 86 (8.81%) Visual Studio
2 18 (1.84%) Subversion
3 15 (1.54%) Maven
3 15 (1.54%) Git (software)
4 13 (1.33%) Eclipse
5 10 (1.02%) Jenkins
5 10 (1.02%) Hudson
5 10 (1.02%) Ant
6 9 (0.92%) Mercurial
7 8 (0.82%) Team Foundation Server
8 7 (0.72%) JIRA
9 6 (0.61%) Artifactory
9 6 (0.61%) CruiseControl
9 6 (0.61%) VSS/SourceSafe
10 5 (0.51%) Selenium
10 5 (0.51%) Rational DOORS
11 4 (0.41%) Cucumber
11 4 (0.41%) Talend Open Studio
11 4 (0.41%) NetBeans
12 3 (0.31%) Trac
General
1 151 (15.47%) Finance
2 76 (7.79%) Marketing
3 48 (4.92%) Electronics
4 43 (4.41%) Manufacturing
4 43 (4.41%) Telecoms
5 40 (4.10%) Retail
6 38 (3.89%) Banking
7 21 (2.15%) Automotive
8 20 (2.05%) Advertising
9 15 (1.54%) Games
9 15 (1.54%) Law
10 12 (1.23%) Back Office
11 11 (1.13%) Legal
12 9 (0.92%) Pharmaceutical
13 7 (0.72%) French Language
14 6 (0.61%) German Language
14 6 (0.61%) Spanish Language
14 6 (0.61%) Investment Banking
14 6 (0.61%) Aerospace
15 3 (0.31%) Military
Job Titles
1 339 (34.73%) Developer
2 141 (14.45%) Analyst
3 109 (11.17%) Software Developer
4 100 (10.25%) .NET Developer
5 83 (8.50%) C# Developer
6 76 (7.79%) Junior
7 75 (7.68%) Graduate
8 68 (6.97%) C# .NET Developer
9 59 (6.05%) Software Engineer
10 54 (5.53%) Web Developer
10 54 (5.53%) Graduate Developer
11 53 (5.43%) Junior Developer
12 43 (4.41%) C# ASP.NET Developer
12 43 (4.41%) Business Analyst
13 41 (4.20%) Consultant
14 39 (4.00%) ASP.NET Developer
15 33 (3.38%) Project Manager
16 32 (3.28%) Senior Developer
17 27 (2.77%) C# Software Developer
17 27 (2.77%) Programme Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 284 (29.10%) .NET
2 256 (26.23%) HTML
3 204 (20.90%) CSS
4 180 (18.44%) ASP.NET
5 110 (11.27%) XML
6 105 (10.76%) jQuery
7 80 (8.20%) Web Services
8 51 (5.23%) HTML5
9 39 (4.00%) WPF
10 36 (3.69%) ASP.NET MVC
11 34 (3.48%) WCF
11 34 (3.48%) CSS3
11 34 (3.48%) ASP.NET Web Forms
12 33 (3.38%) .NET Framework
13 28 (2.87%) Silverlight
14 25 (2.56%) KnockoutJS
15 23 (2.36%) J2EE
16 20 (2.05%) Twitter Bootstrap
16 20 (2.05%) LINQ
16 20 (2.05%) Ajax
Miscellaneous
1 223 (22.85%) Computer Science
2 144 (14.75%) Analytical Skills
3 87 (8.91%) Management Information System
4 56 (5.74%) Mathematics
5 45 (4.61%) User Experience
6 38 (3.89%) Mobile App
7 29 (2.97%) Social Media
8 23 (2.36%) Physics
9 19 (1.95%) Life Science
10 18 (1.84%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
11 17 (1.74%) Open Source
12 16 (1.64%) Enterprise Software
12 16 (1.64%) Digital Media
12 16 (1.64%) Embedded Systems
12 16 (1.64%) iPhone
12 16 (1.64%) Economics
13 15 (1.54%) Client/Server
14 13 (1.33%) PMI
14 13 (1.33%) W3C
15 12 (1.23%) Algorithms
Operating Systems
1 118 (12.09%) Windows
2 62 (6.35%) Linux
3 37 (3.79%) UNIX
4 30 (3.07%) Windows Server 2008
5 25 (2.56%) Android
6 17 (1.74%) Windows Server 2003
7 16 (1.64%) Apple iOS
8 12 (1.23%) Windows XP
9 10 (1.02%) Windows Server 2012
10 8 (0.82%) Windows Vista
10 8 (0.82%) VxWorks
11 3 (0.31%) Solaris
12 2 (0.20%) Windows 7
12 2 (0.20%) CentOS
12 2 (0.20%) Embedded Linux
13 1 (0.10%) AIX
13 1 (0.10%) OS/400
13 1 (0.10%) zOS
13 1 (0.10%) Windows Mobile
13 1 (0.10%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 223 (22.85%) Agile Software Development
2 162 (16.60%) Project Management
3 136 (13.93%) Software Engineering
4 117 (11.99%) MVC
5 99 (10.14%) ITIL
6 81 (8.30%) PRINCE2
7 80 (8.20%) Scrum
8 79 (8.09%) Analytics
9 66 (6.76%) OO
10 64 (6.56%) Business Intelligence
11 62 (6.35%) Web Development
12 54 (5.53%) Mentoring
13 51 (5.23%) Service Delivery
14 50 (5.12%) TDD
15 47 (4.82%) Content Management
16 45 (4.61%) CRM
17 44 (4.51%) Information Security
18 37 (3.79%) PRINCE
19 36 (3.69%) Data Analysis
19 36 (3.69%) Coaching
Programming Languages
1 331 (33.91%) SQL
2 253 (25.92%) C#
3 246 (25.20%) JavaScript
4 86 (8.81%) Java
5 85 (8.71%) C++
6 84 (8.61%) VB.NET
7 69 (7.07%) PHP
8 64 (6.56%) VB
9 56 (5.74%) T-SQL
10 54 (5.53%) C
11 33 (3.38%) VB6
11 33 (3.38%) PL/SQL
12 31 (3.18%) Python
13 29 (2.97%) PowerShell
14 25 (2.56%) VBA
15 20 (2.05%) MATLAB
15 20 (2.05%) VBScript
16 16 (1.64%) Perl
17 15 (1.54%) PHP5
18 14 (1.43%) Embedded C
Qualifications
1 48 (4.92%) ISEB
2 31 (3.18%) Microsoft Certification
3 29 (2.97%) Security Cleared
4 25 (2.56%) Cisco Certification
5 20 (2.05%) CCNP
6 17 (1.74%) CISSP
7 16 (1.64%) SC Cleared
7 16 (1.64%) PRINCE2 Certification
7 16 (1.64%) HND
8 15 (1.54%) PMP
9 14 (1.43%) ISTQB
9 14 (1.43%) PMI Certification
10 13 (1.33%) CISM
11 12 (1.23%) CISA
11 12 (1.23%) MCSE
12 8 (0.82%) Chartered Engineer
12 8 (0.82%) CCNA
13 7 (0.72%) PhD
13 7 (0.72%) ITIL Certification
14 5 (0.51%) HNC
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 44 (4.51%) QA
2 27 (2.77%) SLA
3 21 (2.15%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 14 (1.43%) ISO 9001
5 12 (1.23%) TickIT
6 9 (0.92%) PCI DSS
7 7 (0.72%) COBIT
7 7 (0.72%) IEC 61508
8 6 (0.61%) Sarbanes-Oxley
9 4 (0.41%) BS25999
9 4 (0.41%) ISO/IEC 15504 (SPICE)
10 2 (0.20%) HIPAA
10 2 (0.20%) ISO/IEC 17799
11 1 (0.10%) PMBOK
11 1 (0.10%) Data Quality
System Software
1 23 (2.36%) Active Directory
2 8 (0.82%) vSphere
2 8 (0.82%) Firmware
3 7 (0.72%) VMware ESXi
4 6 (0.61%) Terminal Services
5 4 (0.41%) Hyper-V
5 4 (0.41%) VMware Infrastructure
6 2 (0.20%) XenApp
7 1 (0.10%) Snort
7 1 (0.10%) LiteSpeed
Systems Management
1 10 (1.02%) Puppet
2 6 (0.61%) HP Quality Center
3 5 (0.51%) Cisco UCCE
3 5 (0.51%) Cisco CUCM
4 4 (0.41%) SCCM
4 4 (0.41%) Ansible
5 3 (0.31%) Nagios
5 3 (0.31%) WSUS
6 2 (0.20%) BladeLogic
6 2 (0.20%) Nmap
6 2 (0.20%) Nessus
6 2 (0.20%) Tivoli
6 2 (0.20%) Unicenter
7 1 (0.10%) cPanel
7 1 (0.10%) SCOM
7 1 (0.10%) SCVMM
7 1 (0.10%) Cacti
7 1 (0.10%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 218 (22.34%) Microsoft
2 88 (9.02%) Oracle
3 63 (6.45%) SAP
4 47 (4.82%) Google
5 29 (2.97%) IBM
6 28 (2.87%) Informatica
7 25 (2.56%) Cisco
8 22 (2.25%) Teradata
9 21 (2.15%) VMware
10 20 (2.05%) Business Objects
11 15 (1.54%) Citrix
12 12 (1.23%) Adobe
13 8 (0.82%) Cognos
14 6 (0.61%) Zend
15 5 (0.51%) BT
15 5 (0.51%) Brocade
15 5 (0.51%) Verint
16 4 (0.41%) Talend
16 4 (0.41%) F5
16 4 (0.41%) Sitecore
Birmingham, Warwickshire
Hays IT
Posted: 22 hours ago
Solihull, West Midlands (County)
ISL
Salary: £23000.00 - £27000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Dudley, West Midlands (County)
Big Red Recruitment
Salary: £20000 - £28000 per annum + excellent package
Posted: 3 days ago
Stoke-On-Trent, Staffordshire
Searchability
Salary: £18000 - £20000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Stoke-On-Trent, Staffordshire
Searchability
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Senitor Associates
Salary: £20000 - £22000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Coventry, West Midlands (County)
Real Time Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 40,000 + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Stafford, Staffordshire
networx
Salary: £Competitive Salary and Bonus
Posted: 3 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Senitor Associates
Salary: £20000 - £22000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Coventry, West Midlands (County)
Orbit
Salary: From £32,632 to £35,728 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Stoke-On-Trent, Staffordshire
Searchability
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Coventry, West Midlands (County)
Robert Walters
Salary: £20000 - £30000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Ascent People Ltd
Salary: £20000 - £25000 per annum + Training, Pension
Posted: 4 days ago
Kingswinford, West Midlands (County)
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 38,000 - 43,000
Posted: 4 days ago
Stafford, Staffordshire
Circle Recruitment
Salary: £25000 - £45000 per annum + pension, negotiable
Posted: 4 days ago
Coventry, West Midlands (County)
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Salary: £38511.00 - £45954.00 per annum + pension & generous holiday
Posted: 4 days ago
Kingswinford, West Midlands (County)
Senitor Associates
Salary: £20000 per annum + Great Company
Posted: 4 days ago
Kingswinford, West Midlands (County)
Senitor Associates
Posted: 4 days ago
Telford, Shropshire
RecruitmentRevolution.com Limited
Salary: From £25,000 to £28,000 per annum + Private Healthcare + Pension
Posted: 4 days ago
Stafford, Staffordshire
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Posted: 5 days ago