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

Location
3 months to
29 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Degree
Rank 16 15 15
Rank change year-on-year
-1 0
Permanent jobs citing Degree 616 649 638
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 10.52% 12.08% 11.48%
As % of the Qualifications category 40.39% 43.50% 41.29%
Number of salaries quoted 475 526 548
Average salary £34,000 £37,500 £39,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-9.33% -5.06%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,000 £22,500 £23,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £57,500 £62,300
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £38,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+3.89% +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
1525 1492 1545
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 26.05% 27.77% 27.81%
Number of salaries quoted 1202 1218 1318
Average salary £42,500 £42,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+1.19% +5.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £28,728 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £60,000 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £41,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.65% +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 29 July 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 29 July 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 -11 190 £35,000 -18.91% 28
Coventry +1 98 £37,500 +15.38% 14
Staffordshire +2 95 £35,000 +7.69% 13
Warwickshire -10 81 £29,500 -21.33% 15
Worcestershire -5 46 £31,266 -21.83% 5
Solihull +14 40 £30,000 -17.80% 3
Shropshire +8 16 £26,500 -24.28% 2
Wolverhampton -5 15 £30,000 +3.44% 5
West Bromwich +2 8 £25,000 +31.57% 2
Dudley +1 4 £24,000 +6.66%
Herefordshire -7 3 £40,000 -5.88% 8
Walsall -1 2 £24,500 -42.35%
Bilston - 2 £28,000 -
Halesowen - 2 £22,500 - 1
Degree
England

Degree
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 29 July 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.

1 366 (32.08%) SQL
2 352 (30.85%) Computer Science
3 332 (29.10%) .NET
4 319 (27.96%) C#
5 316 (27.70%) HTML
6 279 (24.45%) JavaScript
7 272 (23.84%) SQL Server
8 269 (23.58%) Agile Software Development
9 245 (21.47%) Microsoft
10 238 (20.86%) CSS
11 210 (18.40%) Software Engineering
12 201 (17.62%) ASP.NET
13 193 (16.91%) Project Management
14 192 (16.83%) Finance
15 172 (15.07%) Windows
16 150 (13.15%) Analytical Skills
17 142 (12.45%) MS Excel
18 137 (12.01%) MVC
19 130 (11.39%) XML
19 130 (11.39%) Java
20 124 (10.87%) C++
21 114 (9.99%) jQuery
22 108 (9.47%) Mathematics
22 108 (9.47%) Marketing
23 104 (9.11%) Web Services
24 103 (9.03%) Visual Studio
25 100 (8.76%) Oracle
26 98 (8.59%) Scrum
27 93 (8.15%) Analytics
28 91 (7.98%) MySQL

Degree
Top Related IT Skills in the West Midlands by Category

For the 6 months to 29 July 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 58 (5.08%) SharePoint
2 53 (4.65%) IIS
3 23 (2.02%) CMS
4 21 (1.84%) SAS
5 20 (1.75%) Node.js
6 16 (1.40%) Tomcat
7 15 (1.31%) Apache
8 14 (1.23%) WebLogic
9 11 (0.96%) JBoss
9 11 (0.96%) MS Exchange
10 10 (0.88%) Documentum
10 10 (0.88%) SharePoint 2013
10 10 (0.88%) WebSphere
11 6 (0.53%) GlassFish
11 6 (0.53%) SharePoint 2010
11 6 (0.53%) MTS
12 5 (0.44%) BizTalk Server
12 5 (0.44%) WordPress
13 3 (0.26%) Apache Spark
13 3 (0.26%) OpenEdge
Applications
1 142 (12.45%) MS Excel
2 33 (2.89%) MS PowerPoint
3 32 (2.80%) MS Office
4 21 (1.84%) Photoshop
4 21 (1.84%) MS Project
5 11 (0.96%) AutoCAD
5 11 (0.96%) Spreadsheet
6 10 (0.88%) SPSS
6 10 (0.88%) Simulink
7 8 (0.70%) MS Visio
7 8 (0.70%) Adobe Creative Suite
8 5 (0.44%) Adobe Illustrator
9 3 (0.26%) InDesign
10 1 (0.088%) Adobe After Effects
10 1 (0.088%) GIMP
10 1 (0.088%) TargetLink
10 1 (0.088%) Adobe Captivate
10 1 (0.088%) Stateflow
10 1 (0.088%) Maya
10 1 (0.088%) 3ds Max
Business Applications
1 7 (0.61%) SAP CRM
2 6 (0.53%) Dynamics CRM
2 6 (0.53%) Dynamics AX
3 4 (0.35%) Primavera
4 2 (0.18%) SAP MM
4 2 (0.18%) SAP R/3
4 2 (0.18%) Cognos TM1
4 2 (0.18%) Magento
5 1 (0.088%) Infor M3
5 1 (0.088%) Odoo
5 1 (0.088%) ResourceLink
5 1 (0.088%) SAP Business One
5 1 (0.088%) Line 500
5 1 (0.088%) Dynamics NAV
5 1 (0.088%) SAP FI/CO
5 1 (0.088%) SAP CO
5 1 (0.088%) SAP FI
Cloud Services
1 41 (3.59%) Google Analytics
2 33 (2.89%) SaaS
3 21 (1.84%) Microsoft Azure
4 8 (0.70%) Amazon AWS
5 7 (0.61%) Heroku
6 5 (0.44%) Office 365
7 4 (0.35%) PaaS
7 4 (0.35%) IaaS
8 1 (0.088%) GitHub
8 1 (0.088%) Adobe Analytics
Communications & Networking
1 36 (3.16%) Internet
2 24 (2.10%) Firewall
3 22 (1.93%) TCP/IP
4 13 (1.14%) LAN
4 13 (1.14%) Network Security
5 12 (1.05%) WAN
6 11 (0.96%) SSL
6 11 (0.96%) Wi-Fi
7 10 (0.88%) VPN
7 10 (0.88%) DNS
7 10 (0.88%) VoIP
8 9 (0.79%) OSPF
9 7 (0.61%) MPLS
9 7 (0.61%) SAN
10 6 (0.53%) CTI
10 6 (0.53%) Ethernet
11 5 (0.44%) DHCP
11 5 (0.44%) BGP
11 5 (0.44%) Cisco IOS
11 5 (0.44%) Cisco Nexus
Database & Business Intelligence
1 272 (23.84%) SQL Server
2 91 (7.98%) MySQL
3 39 (3.42%) SQL Server 2008
4 38 (3.33%) Relational Database
5 34 (2.98%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 26 (2.28%) Crystal Reports
7 24 (2.10%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 21 (1.84%) SQL Server 2012
9 20 (1.75%) MongoDB
10 19 (1.67%) RDBMS
11 18 (1.58%) Big Data
12 17 (1.49%) Oracle Database
12 17 (1.49%) NoSQL
12 17 (1.49%) SQL Server Analysis Services
13 16 (1.40%) Data Warehouse
14 14 (1.23%) BusinessObjects
14 14 (1.23%) SQL Server 2005
15 12 (1.05%) SQLite
16 10 (0.88%) Microsoft Analysis Services
17 9 (0.79%) Hadoop
Development Applications
1 103 (9.03%) Visual Studio
2 41 (3.59%) Git (software)
3 20 (1.75%) Subversion
4 14 (1.23%) Selenium
5 10 (0.88%) Team Foundation Server
5 10 (0.88%) Jenkins
6 8 (0.70%) Hudson
7 7 (0.61%) Eclipse
8 6 (0.53%) JIRA
8 6 (0.53%) VSS/SourceSafe
9 5 (0.44%) JUnit
9 5 (0.44%) Bugzilla
9 5 (0.44%) NetBeans
9 5 (0.44%) Maven
10 4 (0.35%) TeamCity
10 4 (0.35%) Ant
10 4 (0.35%) HP UFT
10 4 (0.35%) Rational DOORS
11 3 (0.26%) Trac
11 3 (0.26%) Cucumber
General
1 192 (16.83%) Finance
2 108 (9.47%) Marketing
3 65 (5.70%) Manufacturing
4 64 (5.61%) Retail
5 47 (4.12%) Electronics
6 37 (3.24%) Games
7 34 (2.98%) Advertising
8 28 (2.45%) Telecoms
8 28 (2.45%) Automotive
9 21 (1.84%) Banking
10 19 (1.67%) Law
11 18 (1.58%) Legal
12 15 (1.31%) Pharmaceutical
12 15 (1.31%) Back Office
13 5 (0.44%) Aerospace
14 4 (0.35%) German Language
15 3 (0.26%) Mandarin Language
15 3 (0.26%) Billing
16 2 (0.18%) Investment Banking
16 2 (0.18%) Multimedia
Job Titles
1 389 (34.09%) Developer
2 158 (13.85%) Analyst
3 112 (9.82%) Software Developer
3 112 (9.82%) .NET Developer
4 99 (8.68%) Graduate
5 97 (8.50%) Junior
6 91 (7.98%) Software Engineer
7 77 (6.75%) C# Developer
8 61 (5.35%) C# .NET Developer
9 58 (5.08%) Web Developer
10 56 (4.91%) Junior Developer
11 47 (4.12%) Graduate Developer
12 42 (3.68%) C# ASP.NET Developer
13 41 (3.59%) Project Manager
14 40 (3.51%) Senior Developer
15 36 (3.16%) ASP.NET Developer
16 34 (2.98%) Java Developer
17 33 (2.89%) Business Analyst
18 31 (2.72%) Architect
19 29 (2.54%) .NET Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 332 (29.10%) .NET
2 316 (27.70%) HTML
3 238 (20.86%) CSS
4 201 (17.62%) ASP.NET
5 130 (11.39%) XML
6 114 (9.99%) jQuery
7 104 (9.11%) Web Services
8 87 (7.62%) HTML5
9 66 (5.78%) WPF
10 64 (5.61%) WCF
10 64 (5.61%) .NET Framework
11 52 (4.56%) ASP.NET MVC
12 40 (3.51%) ASP.NET Web Forms
13 35 (3.07%) WinForms
14 31 (2.72%) CSS3
15 29 (2.54%) RESTful
15 29 (2.54%) Silverlight
16 28 (2.45%) AngularJS
17 27 (2.37%) J2EE
18 25 (2.19%) ASP.NET Web API
Miscellaneous
1 352 (30.85%) Computer Science
2 150 (13.15%) Analytical Skills
3 108 (9.47%) Mathematics
4 79 (6.92%) Management Information System
5 69 (6.05%) User Experience
6 50 (4.38%) Social Media
7 40 (3.51%) Mobile App
8 35 (3.07%) Physics
9 26 (2.28%) Data Centre
10 22 (1.93%) Artificial Intelligence
10 22 (1.93%) Client/Server
10 22 (1.93%) Enterprise Software
11 18 (1.58%) iPhone
12 17 (1.49%) PMI
12 17 (1.49%) Blackberry
13 16 (1.40%) Life Science
14 14 (1.23%) W3C
15 12 (1.05%) N-Tier
15 12 (1.05%) Algorithms
15 12 (1.05%) Digital Media
Operating Systems
1 172 (15.07%) Windows
2 79 (6.92%) Linux
3 46 (4.03%) Android
4 37 (3.24%) Windows Server 2008
5 32 (2.80%) UNIX
6 31 (2.72%) Apple iOS
7 15 (1.31%) Windows Server 2012
8 13 (1.14%) Windows XP
9 11 (0.96%) Windows Server 2003
10 9 (0.79%) Windows Mobile
11 3 (0.26%) Solaris
12 2 (0.18%) VxWorks
12 2 (0.18%) Windows 2000 Server
12 2 (0.18%) Windows Vista
13 1 (0.088%) Windows Phone
13 1 (0.088%) CentOS
13 1 (0.088%) Windows 7
13 1 (0.088%) Ubuntu
13 1 (0.088%) Embedded Linux
13 1 (0.088%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 269 (23.58%) Agile Software Development
2 210 (18.40%) Software Engineering
3 193 (16.91%) Project Management
4 137 (12.01%) MVC
5 98 (8.59%) Scrum
6 93 (8.15%) Analytics
7 88 (7.71%) OO
8 87 (7.62%) ITIL
9 83 (7.27%) PRINCE2
10 80 (7.01%) Web Development
11 69 (6.05%) SDLC
12 59 (5.17%) SEO
13 57 (5.00%) Business Analysis
14 55 (4.82%) Mentoring
15 48 (4.21%) Business Intelligence
16 44 (3.86%) TDD
17 43 (3.77%) E-Commerce
17 43 (3.77%) Change Management
18 42 (3.68%) CRM
19 41 (3.59%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 366 (32.08%) SQL
2 319 (27.96%) C#
3 279 (24.45%) JavaScript
4 130 (11.39%) Java
5 124 (10.87%) C++
6 84 (7.36%) PHP
7 72 (6.31%) T-SQL
7 72 (6.31%) VB.NET
8 66 (5.78%) VB
9 49 (4.29%) C
10 46 (4.03%) Python
11 43 (3.77%) VB6
12 30 (2.63%) PowerShell
13 19 (1.67%) MATLAB
13 19 (1.67%) PL/SQL
14 18 (1.58%) R
15 15 (1.31%) VBScript
16 13 (1.14%) VBA
17 12 (1.05%) Ruby
18 11 (0.96%) PHP5
Qualifications
1 42 (3.68%) ISEB
2 34 (2.98%) Cisco Certification
3 26 (2.28%) CCNP
4 25 (2.19%) Microsoft Certification
5 20 (1.75%) CCNA
6 18 (1.58%) Security Cleared
7 17 (1.49%) PMI Certification
8 15 (1.31%) HND
8 15 (1.31%) Postgraduate
9 14 (1.23%) PhD
10 12 (1.05%) HNC
10 12 (1.05%) PMP
11 11 (0.96%) CISSP
12 10 (0.88%) MCSE
13 9 (0.79%) ITIL Certification
14 8 (0.70%) PRINCE2 Certification
14 8 (0.70%) ISTQB
15 7 (0.61%) APMP
15 7 (0.61%) DV Cleared
15 7 (0.61%) CISA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 49 (4.29%) QA
2 20 (1.75%) SLA
3 9 (0.79%) TickIT
3 9 (0.79%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 6 (0.53%) ISO 9001
4 6 (0.53%) PCI DSS
5 4 (0.35%) BS25999
5 4 (0.35%) IEC 61508
5 4 (0.35%) ISO/IEC 15504 (SPICE)
6 3 (0.26%) COBIT
6 3 (0.26%) P3O
7 2 (0.18%) PMBOK
7 2 (0.18%) HIPAA
7 2 (0.18%) ISO/IEC 17799
7 2 (0.18%) Sarbanes-Oxley
8 1 (0.088%) BS7666
8 1 (0.088%) Data Quality
System Software
1 38 (3.33%) Active Directory
2 9 (0.79%) Firmware
3 7 (0.61%) Hyper-V
4 5 (0.44%) XenApp
4 5 (0.44%) Terminal Services
5 3 (0.26%) VMware Infrastructure
6 1 (0.088%) VMware ESXi
6 1 (0.088%) Snort
6 1 (0.088%) Squid
6 1 (0.088%) Oracle RAC
6 1 (0.088%) Novell eDirectory
Systems Management
1 8 (0.70%) HP Quality Center
2 4 (0.35%) Cisco CUCM
2 4 (0.35%) SCCM
2 4 (0.35%) Ansible
2 4 (0.35%) Cisco UCCE
2 4 (0.35%) Rundeck
3 3 (0.26%) Puppet
3 3 (0.26%) Backup Exec
4 2 (0.18%) Nessus
4 2 (0.18%) Nmap
4 2 (0.18%) Unicenter
4 2 (0.18%) Tivoli
4 2 (0.18%) Nagios
4 2 (0.18%) BladeLogic
4 2 (0.18%) WSUS
5 1 (0.088%) SCOM
5 1 (0.088%) SCVMM
5 1 (0.088%) Opscode Chef
5 1 (0.088%) Foglight
5 1 (0.088%) LiteSpeed
Vendors
1 245 (21.47%) Microsoft
2 100 (8.76%) Oracle
3 78 (6.84%) Google
4 38 (3.33%) SAP
5 32 (2.80%) Cisco
6 25 (2.19%) IBM
7 24 (2.10%) Citrix
8 22 (1.93%) VMware
9 21 (1.84%) Adobe
10 15 (1.31%) Informatica
10 15 (1.31%) Apple
11 12 (1.05%) Xamarin
11 12 (1.05%) HP
12 10 (0.88%) Teradata
13 8 (0.70%) Zend
13 8 (0.70%) Veeam
13 8 (0.70%) Cognos
14 7 (0.61%) BEA
14 7 (0.61%) Rackspace
15 6 (0.53%) Infor
Stafford, Staffordshire
Advantage XPO
Posted: 3 hours ago
Birmingham, Warwickshire
Go IT Recruitment Limited
Salary: 30K-40K + 25 days holiday + benefits
Posted: 3 hours ago
Stafford, Staffordshire
Advantage XPO
Posted: 3 hours ago
Stafford, Staffordshire
Blues Point
Salary: benefits
Posted: 3 hours ago
West Midlands
Michael Page Technology
Salary: Benefits
Posted: 3 hours ago
Telford, Shropshire
RecruitmentRevolution.com Limited
Salary: From £25,000 to £28,000 per annum + Private Healthcare + Pension
Posted: 6 hours ago
Leamington Spa, Warwickshire
Colossus Associates
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum, Benefits 0
Posted: 9 hours ago
Wolverhampton, West Midlands (County)
Anderson Scott Solutions Ltd
Salary: From £25,000 to £30,000 per annum
Posted: 12 hours ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
PNG Recruitment Solutions
Salary: £29,000 per annum
Posted: 14 hours ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Aximis (West) Limited
Salary: Up to £75K + £5K Car + 20% Bonus + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Spring Technology
Salary: £30000.00 - £60000.00 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Redditch, Worcestershire
Real Time Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 40,000-50,000
Posted: Yesterday
Coventry, West Midlands (County)
Real Time Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 30,000-40,000
Posted: Yesterday
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Spring Technology
Salary: £30000.00 - £60000.00 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Coventry, West Midlands (County)
Real Time Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 35,000-40,000
Posted: Yesterday
Stoke-On-Trent, Staffordshire
Searchability
Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Stoke-On-Trent, Staffordshire
Searchability
Salary: £28000 - £30000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £65,000 - £75,000
Posted: Yesterday
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £65,000 - £70,000
Posted: Yesterday
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £35k - £60k plus attractive benefits and extensive career progression
Posted: Yesterday