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

Location
3 months to
3 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Degree
Rank 17 15 15
Rank change year-on-year
-2 0
Permanent jobs citing Degree 582 659 629
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 10.01% 12.20% 11.67%
As % of the Qualifications category 38.67% 44.80% 41.46%
Number of salaries quoted 448 538 545
Average salary £34,500 £37,500 £38,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-8.00% -2.59%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £21,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £57,500 £62,500
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
1505 1471 1517
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 25.87% 27.23% 28.14%
Number of salaries quoted 1169 1170 1282
Average salary £41,500 £41,750 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-0.59% +4.37%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £27,500 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £60,000 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,000 £41,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.43% +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 3 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 3 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 -9 187 £35,000 -22.22% 40
Coventry -2 90 £35,000 +7.69% 16
Staffordshire +4 82 £35,000 +16.66% 19
Warwickshire -12 77 £30,000 -22.07% 18
Worcestershire -2 55 £34,000 -15.00% 9
Solihull +15 39 £30,000 -20.00% 2
Wolverhampton -2 11 £30,000 +3.44% 3
Shropshire -5 9 £27,000 -22.85% 2
West Bromwich +6 8 £25,000 +31.57% 1
Dudley +5 4 £24,000 - 2
Herefordshire -15 3 £40,000 -11.11% 8
Walsall +2 2 £24,500 -34.66%
Bilston - 2 £28,000 -
Halesowen - 2 £25,000 -
Degree
England

Degree
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 3 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.

1 359 (32.23%) SQL
2 328 (29.44%) Computer Science
3 326 (29.26%) .NET
4 315 (28.28%) C#
5 298 (26.75%) HTML
6 270 (24.24%) Agile Software Development
7 269 (24.15%) JavaScript
8 261 (23.43%) SQL Server
9 238 (21.36%) Microsoft
10 231 (20.74%) CSS
11 200 (17.95%) ASP.NET
12 197 (17.68%) Software Engineering
13 190 (17.06%) Project Management
14 187 (16.79%) Finance
15 163 (14.63%) Windows
16 152 (13.64%) Analytical Skills
17 141 (12.66%) MVC
18 138 (12.39%) MS Excel
19 135 (12.12%) XML
20 119 (10.68%) Java
21 116 (10.41%) C++
22 107 (9.61%) jQuery
23 104 (9.34%) Marketing
24 103 (9.25%) Visual Studio
25 98 (8.80%) Oracle
25 98 (8.80%) Mathematics
26 94 (8.44%) Web Services
27 91 (8.17%) ITIL
27 91 (8.17%) Scrum
28 90 (8.08%) Management Information System

Degree
Top Related IT Skills in the West Midlands by Category

For the 6 months to 3 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 63 (5.66%) SharePoint
2 46 (4.13%) IIS
3 24 (2.15%) CMS
4 21 (1.89%) Tomcat
5 19 (1.71%) SAS
6 17 (1.53%) Apache
7 16 (1.44%) Node.js
8 14 (1.26%) Documentum
9 13 (1.17%) MS Exchange
10 11 (0.99%) JBoss
11 10 (0.90%) SharePoint 2013
12 6 (0.54%) SharePoint 2010
13 5 (0.45%) BizTalk Server
13 5 (0.45%) WebLogic
14 4 (0.36%) WordPress
15 3 (0.27%) GlassFish
15 3 (0.27%) MTS
16 2 (0.18%) OpenEdge
16 2 (0.18%) Umbraco
16 2 (0.18%) Sitecore CMS
Applications
1 138 (12.39%) MS Excel
2 35 (3.14%) MS Office
3 32 (2.87%) MS PowerPoint
4 20 (1.80%) Photoshop
5 19 (1.71%) MS Project
6 11 (0.99%) MS Visio
6 11 (0.99%) Spreadsheet
7 10 (0.90%) AutoCAD
7 10 (0.90%) Simulink
8 8 (0.72%) SPSS
9 6 (0.54%) Adobe Creative Suite
10 4 (0.36%) Adobe Illustrator
11 2 (0.18%) InDesign
12 1 (0.090%) Adobe After Effects
12 1 (0.090%) Adobe Captivate
12 1 (0.090%) GIMP
12 1 (0.090%) TargetLink
12 1 (0.090%) Stateflow
12 1 (0.090%) Maya
12 1 (0.090%) 3ds Max
Business Applications
1 10 (0.90%) Dynamics CRM
2 7 (0.63%) SAP CRM
3 6 (0.54%) Dynamics AX
4 5 (0.45%) Primavera
5 4 (0.36%) SAP MM
5 4 (0.36%) SAP R/3
5 4 (0.36%) Cognos TM1
6 3 (0.27%) Cognos Business Intelligence
7 2 (0.18%) Magento
7 2 (0.18%) SAP FI/CO
7 2 (0.18%) SAP CO
7 2 (0.18%) SAP FI
7 2 (0.18%) MIS ActiveH
8 1 (0.090%) Dynamics NAV
8 1 (0.090%) Infor M3
8 1 (0.090%) Odoo
8 1 (0.090%) Line 500
8 1 (0.090%) ResourceLink
8 1 (0.090%) SAP Business One
Cloud Services
1 39 (3.50%) Google Analytics
2 27 (2.42%) SaaS
3 19 (1.71%) Microsoft Azure
4 8 (0.72%) Amazon AWS
5 7 (0.63%) Heroku
6 6 (0.54%) Office 365
7 4 (0.36%) PaaS
7 4 (0.36%) IaaS
8 1 (0.090%) GitHub
8 1 (0.090%) Adobe Analytics
Communications & Networking
1 31 (2.78%) Internet
2 28 (2.51%) Firewall
3 20 (1.80%) TCP/IP
4 14 (1.26%) WAN
5 13 (1.17%) VoIP
5 13 (1.17%) Wi-Fi
6 12 (1.08%) Network Security
6 12 (1.08%) LAN
7 11 (0.99%) SSL
8 10 (0.90%) DNS
8 10 (0.90%) OSPF
9 9 (0.81%) MPLS
9 9 (0.81%) VPN
9 9 (0.81%) SAN
10 7 (0.63%) BGP
11 6 (0.54%) CTI
11 6 (0.54%) Ethernet
12 5 (0.45%) H.323
12 5 (0.45%) Cisco ICM
12 5 (0.45%) PABX
Database & Business Intelligence
1 261 (23.43%) SQL Server
2 86 (7.72%) MySQL
3 39 (3.50%) Relational Database
4 36 (3.23%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 35 (3.14%) SQL Server 2008
6 26 (2.33%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 24 (2.15%) Crystal Reports
8 21 (1.89%) Data Warehouse
8 21 (1.89%) SQL Server 2012
9 18 (1.62%) MongoDB
10 17 (1.53%) SQL Server Analysis Services
10 17 (1.53%) RDBMS
11 15 (1.35%) Oracle Database
12 14 (1.26%) Big Data
12 14 (1.26%) SQL Server 2005
13 12 (1.08%) SQLite
13 12 (1.08%) NoSQL
14 10 (0.90%) Microsoft Analysis Services
15 8 (0.72%) Oracle Database 11g
16 7 (0.63%) Data Mining
Development Applications
1 103 (9.25%) Visual Studio
2 34 (3.05%) Git (software)
3 25 (2.24%) Subversion
4 11 (0.99%) Team Foundation Server
5 10 (0.90%) Maven
6 9 (0.81%) Selenium
6 9 (0.81%) Jenkins
7 7 (0.63%) Hudson
7 7 (0.63%) JIRA
7 7 (0.63%) Ant
7 7 (0.63%) Eclipse
8 6 (0.54%) Mercurial
9 5 (0.45%) JUnit
9 5 (0.45%) VSS/SourceSafe
9 5 (0.45%) NetBeans
9 5 (0.45%) Rational DOORS
10 3 (0.27%) Artifactory
10 3 (0.27%) Trac
10 3 (0.27%) Bugzilla
10 3 (0.27%) CruiseControl
General
1 187 (16.79%) Finance
2 104 (9.34%) Marketing
3 60 (5.39%) Retail
3 60 (5.39%) Manufacturing
4 45 (4.04%) Electronics
5 37 (3.32%) Games
6 33 (2.96%) Advertising
7 30 (2.69%) Automotive
8 28 (2.51%) Telecoms
8 28 (2.51%) Banking
9 19 (1.71%) Law
10 18 (1.62%) Legal
11 15 (1.35%) Pharmaceutical
12 12 (1.08%) Back Office
13 5 (0.45%) Aerospace
14 4 (0.36%) Investment Banking
14 4 (0.36%) German Language
15 3 (0.27%) Mandarin Language
16 2 (0.18%) Finnish Language
16 2 (0.18%) Norwegian Language
Job Titles
1 391 (35.10%) Developer
2 175 (15.71%) Analyst
3 124 (11.13%) Software Developer
4 106 (9.52%) .NET Developer
5 97 (8.71%) Junior
6 90 (8.08%) Graduate
7 80 (7.18%) Software Engineer
7 80 (7.18%) C# Developer
8 64 (5.75%) C# .NET Developer
9 62 (5.57%) Junior Developer
10 53 (4.76%) Web Developer
11 52 (4.67%) Graduate Developer
12 44 (3.95%) Business Analyst
13 41 (3.68%) C# ASP.NET Developer
14 40 (3.59%) Project Manager
15 39 (3.50%) Senior Developer
16 35 (3.14%) ASP.NET Developer
17 34 (3.05%) Java Developer
18 29 (2.60%) .NET Software Developer
19 27 (2.42%) C# Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 326 (29.26%) .NET
2 298 (26.75%) HTML
3 231 (20.74%) CSS
4 200 (17.95%) ASP.NET
5 135 (12.12%) XML
6 107 (9.61%) jQuery
7 94 (8.44%) Web Services
8 79 (7.09%) HTML5
9 65 (5.83%) WPF
10 60 (5.39%) WCF
11 49 (4.40%) ASP.NET MVC
12 48 (4.31%) .NET Framework
13 40 (3.59%) ASP.NET Web Forms
14 31 (2.78%) Silverlight
15 30 (2.69%) CSS3
16 28 (2.51%) WinForms
17 26 (2.33%) LINQ
18 23 (2.06%) KnockoutJS
19 22 (1.97%) AngularJS
20 21 (1.89%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 328 (29.44%) Computer Science
2 152 (13.64%) Analytical Skills
3 98 (8.80%) Mathematics
4 90 (8.08%) Management Information System
5 65 (5.83%) User Experience
6 47 (4.22%) Social Media
7 41 (3.68%) Mobile App
8 36 (3.23%) Physics
9 27 (2.42%) Data Centre
10 20 (1.80%) Client/Server
10 20 (1.80%) Enterprise Software
11 18 (1.62%) iPhone
12 17 (1.53%) PMI
12 17 (1.53%) Blackberry
12 17 (1.53%) Artificial Intelligence
13 15 (1.35%) Life Science
14 14 (1.26%) Digital Media
14 14 (1.26%) W3C
15 13 (1.17%) Economics
16 12 (1.08%) Statistics
Operating Systems
1 163 (14.63%) Windows
2 75 (6.73%) Linux
3 47 (4.22%) Android
4 36 (3.23%) Windows Server 2008
5 34 (3.05%) UNIX
6 32 (2.87%) Apple iOS
7 15 (1.35%) Windows Server 2012
8 13 (1.17%) Windows XP
9 12 (1.08%) Windows Server 2003
10 9 (0.81%) Windows Mobile
11 4 (0.36%) VxWorks
12 3 (0.27%) Solaris
12 3 (0.27%) Windows Vista
13 1 (0.090%) Windows Phone
13 1 (0.090%) AIX
13 1 (0.090%) OS/400
13 1 (0.090%) zOS
13 1 (0.090%) Embedded Linux
13 1 (0.090%) Windows 2000 Server
13 1 (0.090%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 270 (24.24%) Agile Software Development
2 197 (17.68%) Software Engineering
3 190 (17.06%) Project Management
4 141 (12.66%) MVC
5 91 (8.17%) Scrum
5 91 (8.17%) ITIL
6 90 (8.08%) Analytics
7 83 (7.45%) OO
8 81 (7.27%) PRINCE2
9 74 (6.64%) Web Development
10 67 (6.01%) SDLC
11 58 (5.21%) Mentoring
12 56 (5.03%) SEO
13 55 (4.94%) Business Analysis
14 54 (4.85%) Business Intelligence
15 46 (4.13%) Service Delivery
16 45 (4.04%) CRM
17 41 (3.68%) E-Commerce
17 41 (3.68%) TDD
18 40 (3.59%) Content Management
Programming Languages
1 359 (32.23%) SQL
2 315 (28.28%) C#
3 269 (24.15%) JavaScript
4 119 (10.68%) Java
5 116 (10.41%) C++
6 80 (7.18%) PHP
7 77 (6.91%) VB.NET
8 65 (5.83%) VB
9 62 (5.57%) T-SQL
10 49 (4.40%) C
11 44 (3.95%) Python
12 40 (3.59%) VB6
13 30 (2.69%) PowerShell
14 25 (2.24%) PL/SQL
15 19 (1.71%) MATLAB
16 16 (1.44%) VBScript
17 15 (1.35%) VBA
17 15 (1.35%) R
18 13 (1.17%) Perl
19 11 (0.99%) PHP5
Qualifications
1 44 (3.95%) ISEB
2 33 (2.96%) Cisco Certification
3 29 (2.60%) Microsoft Certification
4 27 (2.42%) CCNP
5 18 (1.62%) PMI Certification
6 17 (1.53%) CCNA
6 17 (1.53%) Security Cleared
7 16 (1.44%) HND
8 14 (1.26%) PMP
9 13 (1.17%) MCSE
10 12 (1.08%) PhD
10 12 (1.08%) Postgraduate
10 12 (1.08%) CISSP
11 11 (0.99%) ISTQB
12 10 (0.90%) HNC
13 9 (0.81%) ITIL Certification
14 8 (0.72%) PRINCE2 Certification
15 7 (0.63%) CISA
15 7 (0.63%) CISM
15 7 (0.63%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 43 (3.86%) QA
2 20 (1.80%) SLA
3 13 (1.17%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 10 (0.90%) TickIT
4 10 (0.90%) ISO 9001
5 7 (0.63%) PCI DSS
6 5 (0.45%) ISO/IEC 15504 (SPICE)
7 4 (0.36%) BS25999
7 4 (0.36%) IEC 61508
8 3 (0.27%) COBIT
9 2 (0.18%) ISO/IEC 17799
9 2 (0.18%) Sarbanes-Oxley
9 2 (0.18%) P3O
9 2 (0.18%) PMBOK
9 2 (0.18%) HIPAA
10 1 (0.090%) Data Quality
10 1 (0.090%) BS7666
System Software
1 35 (3.14%) Active Directory
2 7 (0.63%) Firmware
2 7 (0.63%) Hyper-V
3 6 (0.54%) Terminal Services
4 5 (0.45%) XenApp
5 3 (0.27%) vSphere
5 3 (0.27%) VMware ESXi
5 3 (0.27%) VMware Infrastructure
6 1 (0.090%) Snort
6 1 (0.090%) Squid
6 1 (0.090%) Oracle RAC
Systems Management
1 7 (0.63%) HP Quality Center
2 6 (0.54%) Puppet
3 5 (0.45%) Cisco CUCM
3 5 (0.45%) Cisco UCCE
4 4 (0.36%) Ansible
5 3 (0.27%) SCCM
5 3 (0.27%) Rundeck
6 2 (0.18%) Unicenter
6 2 (0.18%) Tivoli
6 2 (0.18%) Nagios
6 2 (0.18%) Nessus
6 2 (0.18%) Nmap
6 2 (0.18%) BladeLogic
6 2 (0.18%) WSUS
7 1 (0.090%) LiteSpeed
7 1 (0.090%) Foglight
7 1 (0.090%) SCOM
7 1 (0.090%) SCVMM
7 1 (0.090%) cPanel
7 1 (0.090%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 238 (21.36%) Microsoft
2 98 (8.80%) Oracle
3 71 (6.37%) Google
4 45 (4.04%) SAP
5 33 (2.96%) Cisco
6 22 (1.97%) Citrix
7 21 (1.89%) IBM
7 21 (1.89%) VMware
8 19 (1.71%) Adobe
8 19 (1.71%) Informatica
9 17 (1.53%) Business Objects
10 15 (1.35%) Apple
11 14 (1.26%) Teradata
12 12 (1.08%) Xamarin
13 11 (0.99%) Cognos
14 9 (0.81%) HP
15 8 (0.72%) Zend
16 7 (0.63%) Rackspace
17 6 (0.54%) Brocade
18 5 (0.45%) Fortinet
Warwick, Warwickshire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £18000 - £21000 per annum + excellent benefits
Posted: 6 hours ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Churchill Frank
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: 7 hours ago
Solihull, West Midlands (County)
Big Red Recruitment
Salary: £20000 - £35000 per annum
Posted: 7 hours ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Senitor Associates
Salary: £18000 - £22000 per annum + excellent training and benefits
Posted: 8 hours ago
West Midlands
Big Red Recruitment
Salary: £50000 - £70000 per annum + Non contrib Pension
Posted: 8 hours ago
West Bromwich, West Midlands (County)
Senitor Associates
Salary: £33000 - £35000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 9 hours ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Bluetownonline
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 9 hours ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Informatiq Consulting
Salary: £50000 - £62000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Medical
Posted: 9 hours ago
Redditch, Worcestershire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £22000 - £30000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 9 hours ago
Staffordshire
Hudson IT
Salary: £32000 - £42000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 9 hours ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Hudson IT
Salary: £25000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 9 hours ago
Birmingham, Warwickshire
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Salary: Competitive
Posted: 10 hours ago
Stoke-On-Trent, Staffordshire
Connectus
Posted: 13 hours ago
Worcestershire
Searchability
Salary: £28000 - £30000 per annum + excellent benefits
Posted: 14 hours ago
Stafford, Staffordshire
Erin Associates
Salary: £25000 - £30000 per annum + Pension
Posted: 14 hours ago
Coventry, West Midlands (County)
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Salary: £40000.00 - £45000.00 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 14 hours ago
Stafford, Staffordshire
Advantage XPO
Posted: 15 hours ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
JPS Selection
Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + benefits
Posted: 16 hours ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Oscar Associates (UK) Ltd
Salary: £55000 - £60000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Warwickshire
Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday