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

Location
3 months to
22 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Degree
Rank 19 14 15
Rank change year-on-year
-5 +1
Permanent jobs citing Degree 487 633 596
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 9.23% 12.33% 11.85%
As % of the Qualifications category 36.37% 46.00% 40.79%
Number of salaries quoted 380 519 493
Average salary £34,250 £37,500 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-8.66% -
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £20,500 £23,000
10% offered a salary of more than £53,000 £57,500 £56,700
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
1339 1376 1461
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 25.38% 26.81% 29.04%
Number of salaries quoted 1032 1090 1178
Average salary £38,750 £41,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-5.48% +9.33%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £24,000 £25,883
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £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 22 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 22 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 -8 151 £35,000 -26.31% 40
Coventry -3 86 £30,000 -7.69% 11
Warwickshire -18 67 £33,500 -10.66% 20
Staffordshire -7 52 £32,500 +30.00% 16
Worcestershire +2 42 £35,000 +22.80% 8
Solihull +8 36 £36,000 -4.00% 11
Shropshire -9 9 £26,500 -27.39% 1
West Bromwich +7 6 £55,000 +189.47% 1
Walsall +3 5 £62,500 +72.41% 3
Wolverhampton -5 4 £29,000 +5.45%
Dudley -4 3 £24,000 +6.66%
Halesowen - 2 £25,000 -
Bilston - 2 £28,000 -
Degree
England

Degree
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 22 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.

1 327 (33.10%) SQL
2 284 (28.74%) .NET
3 267 (27.02%) HTML
4 265 (26.82%) C#
5 251 (25.40%) Computer Science
6 250 (25.30%) JavaScript
7 231 (23.38%) Agile Software Development
8 229 (23.18%) SQL Server
9 215 (21.76%) CSS
10 213 (21.56%) Microsoft
11 179 (18.12%) ASP.NET
12 163 (16.50%) Project Management
13 155 (15.69%) Software Engineering
14 154 (15.59%) Analytical Skills
15 145 (14.68%) Finance
16 135 (13.66%) Windows
17 120 (12.15%) MS Excel
18 116 (11.74%) XML
19 114 (11.54%) MVC
20 103 (10.43%) jQuery
21 96 (9.72%) C++
22 92 (9.31%) Visual Studio
23 91 (9.21%) ITIL
24 89 (9.01%) Java
25 87 (8.81%) Analytics
26 83 (8.40%) VB.NET
27 82 (8.30%) Management Information System
27 82 (8.30%) Marketing
28 81 (8.20%) Scrum
29 79 (8.00%) Oracle

Degree
Top Related IT Skills in the West Midlands by Category

For the 6 months to 22 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 65 (6.58%) SharePoint
2 36 (3.64%) IIS
3 29 (2.94%) SAS
4 27 (2.73%) Tomcat
5 22 (2.23%) CMS
6 20 (2.02%) Apache
7 19 (1.92%) Documentum
8 18 (1.82%) Node.js
9 11 (1.11%) JBoss
10 9 (0.91%) MS Exchange
11 8 (0.81%) SharePoint 2013
12 6 (0.61%) BizTalk Server
13 5 (0.51%) WebLogic
13 5 (0.51%) GlassFish
14 4 (0.40%) Umbraco
14 4 (0.40%) SharePoint 2010
14 4 (0.40%) Sitecore CMS
14 4 (0.40%) OpenEdge
15 3 (0.30%) Exchange Server 2010
15 3 (0.30%) Oracle Service Bus
Applications
1 120 (12.15%) MS Excel
2 40 (4.05%) MS Office
3 34 (3.44%) MS PowerPoint
4 16 (1.62%) Photoshop
5 11 (1.11%) Simulink
5 11 (1.11%) MS Project
5 11 (1.11%) Spreadsheet
6 5 (0.51%) SPSS
6 5 (0.51%) MS Visio
7 3 (0.30%) Adobe Illustrator
8 2 (0.20%) Adobe Creative Suite
8 2 (0.20%) AutoCAD
9 1 (0.10%) InDesign
9 1 (0.10%) Stata
9 1 (0.10%) Maya
9 1 (0.10%) 3ds Max
9 1 (0.10%) Adobe After Effects
9 1 (0.10%) Stateflow
9 1 (0.10%) TargetLink
9 1 (0.10%) Adobe Captivate
Business Applications
1 14 (1.42%) Dynamics CRM
2 11 (1.11%) SAP CRM
3 6 (0.61%) SAP SD
4 5 (0.51%) Primavera
5 4 (0.40%) MIS ActiveH
5 4 (0.40%) Cognos Business Intelligence
5 4 (0.40%) SAP MRS
5 4 (0.40%) SAP R/3
5 4 (0.40%) SAP MM
5 4 (0.40%) Cognos TM1
5 4 (0.40%) SAP PM
6 3 (0.30%) Dynamics AX
7 2 (0.20%) Magento
8 1 (0.10%) SAP FI/CO
8 1 (0.10%) SAP CO
8 1 (0.10%) SAP FI
8 1 (0.10%) Infor M3
8 1 (0.10%) SAP Business One
8 1 (0.10%) ResourceLink
8 1 (0.10%) Dynamics NAV
Cloud Services
1 36 (3.64%) Google Analytics
2 17 (1.72%) SaaS
3 9 (0.91%) Microsoft Azure
4 2 (0.20%) Office 365
5 1 (0.10%) Heroku
5 1 (0.10%) Adobe Analytics
5 1 (0.10%) GitHub
5 1 (0.10%) IaaS
5 1 (0.10%) Amazon AWS
5 1 (0.10%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 21 (2.13%) Firewall
2 16 (1.62%) Internet
3 15 (1.52%) TCP/IP
4 13 (1.32%) WAN
5 12 (1.21%) SSL
5 12 (1.21%) Wi-Fi
6 11 (1.11%) MPLS
6 11 (1.11%) Network Security
7 9 (0.91%) BGP
7 9 (0.91%) LAN
8 8 (0.81%) Ethernet
8 8 (0.81%) OSPF
9 7 (0.71%) VoIP
10 6 (0.61%) BIG-IP
11 5 (0.51%) H.323
11 5 (0.51%) VPN
11 5 (0.51%) Cisco Nexus
11 5 (0.51%) Cisco IOS
11 5 (0.51%) Cisco ICM
11 5 (0.51%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 229 (23.18%) SQL Server
2 75 (7.59%) MySQL
3 48 (4.86%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 41 (4.15%) Relational Database
5 38 (3.85%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 34 (3.44%) Data Warehouse
7 28 (2.83%) SQL Server 2008
8 23 (2.33%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 23 (2.33%) SQL Server 2012
9 21 (2.13%) Crystal Reports
10 18 (1.82%) RDBMS
11 16 (1.62%) SAS Enterprise Guide
12 15 (1.52%) Data Mining
13 12 (1.21%) SQL Server 2005
13 12 (1.21%) Big Data
13 12 (1.21%) Microsoft Analysis Services
14 9 (0.91%) Oracle Database
15 8 (0.81%) MongoDB
16 6 (0.61%) Cognos Report Studio
16 6 (0.61%) Oracle Database 11g
Development Applications
1 92 (9.31%) Visual Studio
2 19 (1.92%) Subversion
3 17 (1.72%) Git (software)
4 14 (1.42%) Maven
5 10 (1.01%) Ant
6 9 (0.91%) Eclipse
6 9 (0.91%) Jenkins
6 9 (0.91%) Mercurial
6 9 (0.91%) Team Foundation Server
7 8 (0.81%) Hudson
8 6 (0.61%) JIRA
8 6 (0.61%) Selenium
8 6 (0.61%) Artifactory
8 6 (0.61%) Rational DOORS
8 6 (0.61%) CruiseControl
9 5 (0.51%) VSS/SourceSafe
10 4 (0.40%) Cucumber
10 4 (0.40%) NetBeans
11 3 (0.30%) Bugzilla
11 3 (0.30%) JUnit
General
1 145 (14.68%) Finance
2 82 (8.30%) Marketing
3 52 (5.26%) Electronics
4 41 (4.15%) Manufacturing
5 39 (3.95%) Retail
6 33 (3.34%) Telecoms
7 28 (2.83%) Banking
8 27 (2.73%) Automotive
9 24 (2.43%) Advertising
10 18 (1.82%) Law
11 17 (1.72%) Games
12 15 (1.52%) Legal
13 13 (1.32%) Pharmaceutical
14 12 (1.21%) Back Office
15 8 (0.81%) German Language
16 7 (0.71%) French Language
17 6 (0.61%) Investment Banking
17 6 (0.61%) Spanish Language
18 5 (0.51%) Aerospace
19 3 (0.30%) Military
Job Titles
1 347 (35.12%) Developer
2 146 (14.78%) Analyst
3 110 (11.13%) Software Developer
4 99 (10.02%) .NET Developer
5 87 (8.81%) C# Developer
6 81 (8.20%) Graduate
7 79 (8.00%) Junior
8 71 (7.19%) Software Engineer
9 69 (6.98%) C# .NET Developer
10 55 (5.57%) Graduate Developer
11 51 (5.16%) Junior Developer
12 50 (5.06%) Web Developer
13 44 (4.45%) C# ASP.NET Developer
14 40 (4.05%) Business Analyst
15 39 (3.95%) ASP.NET Developer
16 33 (3.34%) Consultant
17 32 (3.24%) Senior Developer
18 30 (3.04%) Programme Manager
19 27 (2.73%) C# Software Developer
19 27 (2.73%) Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 284 (28.74%) .NET
2 267 (27.02%) HTML
3 215 (21.76%) CSS
4 179 (18.12%) ASP.NET
5 116 (11.74%) XML
6 103 (10.43%) jQuery
7 78 (7.89%) Web Services
8 60 (6.07%) HTML5
9 49 (4.96%) WPF
10 41 (4.15%) WCF
11 34 (3.44%) ASP.NET Web Forms
12 33 (3.34%) Silverlight
12 33 (3.34%) ASP.NET MVC
12 33 (3.34%) CSS3
13 32 (3.24%) .NET Framework
14 23 (2.33%) LINQ
15 22 (2.23%) KnockoutJS
15 22 (2.23%) J2EE
16 20 (2.02%) Twitter Bootstrap
17 19 (1.92%) WinForms
Miscellaneous
1 251 (25.40%) Computer Science
2 154 (15.59%) Analytical Skills
3 82 (8.30%) Management Information System
4 67 (6.78%) Mathematics
5 51 (5.16%) User Experience
6 37 (3.74%) Mobile App
7 36 (3.64%) Social Media
8 28 (2.83%) Physics
9 21 (2.13%) Life Science
10 17 (1.72%) Client/Server
11 16 (1.62%) Open Source
11 16 (1.62%) iPhone
11 16 (1.62%) Digital Media
11 16 (1.62%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
11 16 (1.62%) Enterprise Software
12 15 (1.52%) Blackberry
12 15 (1.52%) Economics
13 14 (1.42%) Artificial Intelligence
14 13 (1.32%) PMI
14 13 (1.32%) W3C
Operating Systems
1 135 (13.66%) Windows
2 67 (6.78%) Linux
3 35 (3.54%) UNIX
4 33 (3.34%) Android
5 32 (3.24%) Windows Server 2008
6 22 (2.23%) Apple iOS
7 16 (1.62%) Windows Server 2003
8 12 (1.21%) Windows XP
9 11 (1.11%) Windows Server 2012
10 8 (0.81%) VxWorks
11 7 (0.71%) Windows Mobile
12 6 (0.61%) Windows Vista
13 3 (0.30%) Solaris
14 2 (0.20%) Embedded Linux
14 2 (0.20%) CentOS
15 1 (0.10%) zOS
15 1 (0.10%) OS/400
15 1 (0.10%) AIX
15 1 (0.10%) Windows Phone
15 1 (0.10%) Windows 2000 Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 231 (23.38%) Agile Software Development
2 163 (16.50%) Project Management
3 155 (15.69%) Software Engineering
4 114 (11.54%) MVC
5 91 (9.21%) ITIL
6 87 (8.81%) Analytics
7 81 (8.20%) Scrum
8 70 (7.09%) PRINCE2
9 68 (6.88%) OO
10 67 (6.78%) Web Development
11 60 (6.07%) Business Intelligence
12 53 (5.36%) Mentoring
13 48 (4.86%) TDD
14 47 (4.76%) Service Delivery
14 47 (4.76%) CRM
15 43 (4.35%) Content Management
16 42 (4.25%) Information Security
17 40 (4.05%) Data Analysis
17 40 (4.05%) SEO
18 38 (3.85%) PRINCE
Programming Languages
1 327 (33.10%) SQL
2 265 (26.82%) C#
3 250 (25.30%) JavaScript
4 96 (9.72%) C++
5 89 (9.01%) Java
6 83 (8.40%) VB.NET
7 73 (7.39%) PHP
8 61 (6.17%) VB
9 55 (5.57%) T-SQL
10 51 (5.16%) C
11 34 (3.44%) VB6
12 33 (3.34%) Python
13 32 (3.24%) PowerShell
14 29 (2.94%) PL/SQL
15 20 (2.02%) VBA
16 19 (1.92%) VBScript
17 18 (1.82%) MATLAB
18 16 (1.62%) Perl
19 13 (1.32%) PHP5
20 12 (1.21%) Embedded C
Qualifications
1 43 (4.35%) ISEB
2 29 (2.94%) Microsoft Certification
3 26 (2.63%) Cisco Certification
4 23 (2.33%) Security Cleared
5 22 (2.23%) CCNP
6 15 (1.52%) ISTQB
7 14 (1.42%) HND
7 14 (1.42%) CISSP
8 13 (1.32%) PMP
9 12 (1.21%) SC Cleared
9 12 (1.21%) PMI Certification
10 11 (1.11%) MCSE
11 10 (1.01%) CCNA
11 10 (1.01%) CISA
12 9 (0.91%) CISM
12 9 (0.91%) PhD
13 8 (0.81%) PRINCE2 Certification
13 8 (0.81%) ITIL Certification
14 6 (0.61%) DV Cleared
14 6 (0.61%) Postgraduate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 46 (4.66%) QA
2 24 (2.43%) SLA
3 19 (1.92%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 12 (1.21%) ISO 9001
4 12 (1.21%) TickIT
5 8 (0.81%) PCI DSS
6 7 (0.71%) IEC 61508
6 7 (0.71%) COBIT
7 4 (0.40%) BS25999
7 4 (0.40%) Sarbanes-Oxley
7 4 (0.40%) ISO/IEC 15504 (SPICE)
8 2 (0.20%) PMBOK
8 2 (0.20%) HIPAA
8 2 (0.20%) ISO/IEC 17799
9 1 (0.10%) Data Quality
System Software
1 23 (2.33%) Active Directory
2 8 (0.81%) Firmware
3 7 (0.71%) Terminal Services
3 7 (0.71%) VMware ESXi
3 7 (0.71%) vSphere
4 6 (0.61%) VMware Infrastructure
5 4 (0.40%) Hyper-V
6 3 (0.30%) XenApp
7 1 (0.10%) Snort
7 1 (0.10%) LiteSpeed
Systems Management
1 9 (0.91%) Puppet
2 8 (0.81%) HP Quality Center
3 5 (0.51%) Cisco CUCM
3 5 (0.51%) Cisco UCCE
4 4 (0.40%) Ansible
5 3 (0.30%) Nagios
5 3 (0.30%) SCCM
6 2 (0.20%) BladeLogic
6 2 (0.20%) WSUS
6 2 (0.20%) Tivoli
6 2 (0.20%) Unicenter
6 2 (0.20%) Nmap
6 2 (0.20%) Nessus
7 1 (0.10%) Cacti
7 1 (0.10%) SCOM
7 1 (0.10%) SCVMM
7 1 (0.10%) Opscode Chef
7 1 (0.10%) Rundeck
7 1 (0.10%) cPanel
Vendors
1 213 (21.56%) Microsoft
2 79 (8.00%) Oracle
3 55 (5.57%) SAP
4 53 (5.36%) Google
5 24 (2.43%) Informatica
5 24 (2.43%) IBM
6 23 (2.33%) Cisco
7 19 (1.92%) Teradata
7 19 (1.92%) VMware
7 19 (1.92%) Business Objects
8 16 (1.62%) Citrix
9 13 (1.32%) Adobe
10 8 (0.81%) Cognos
11 7 (0.71%) Zend
12 5 (0.51%) BT
12 5 (0.51%) Apple
12 5 (0.51%) Verint
12 5 (0.51%) Brocade
13 4 (0.40%) EPiServer
13 4 (0.40%) Sitecore
West Bromwich, West Midlands
Interserve FM
Posted: Yesterday
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
BTR Recruitment Ltd.
Salary: From £23,000 to £30,000 per annum plus bens
Posted: Yesterday
Solihull, West Midlands (County)
ISL
Salary: £23000.00 - £27000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
West Midlands
Circle Recruitment
Salary: £25000 - £32000 per annum + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Senitor Associates
Salary: £20000 - £28000 per annum + training, benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Vertical IT
Posted: Yesterday
Tamworth, Staffordshire
Big Red Recruitment
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + excellent benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Senitor Associates
Salary: £20000 - £22000 per annum + excellent package + Training!
Posted: Yesterday
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
JPS Selection
Salary: £40000 - £60000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
EasyWebRecruitment.com
Salary: Competitive
Posted: Yesterday
Walsall, West Midlands (County)
Oscar Associates (UK) Ltd
Salary: £55000 - £60000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Stoke-On-Trent, Staffordshire
Searchability
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Stoke-On-Trent, Staffordshire
Searchability
Salary: £18000 - £20000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Malvern, Worcestershire
Real Time Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 25,000
Posted: Yesterday
Malvern, Worcestershire
Real Time Recruitment Solutions
Salary: Up to 48,000 plus benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Burton-On-Trent, Staffordshire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £20000 - £22000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Solihull, West Midlands (County)
Next Move IT
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Solihull, West Midlands (County)
Next Move IT
Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Warwickshire
JM
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Warwickshire
JM
Salary: £22000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago