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

3 months to
29 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Degree
Rank 15 18 15
Rank change year-on-year
+3 -3
Permanent jobs citing Degree 648 565 663
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 10.52% 9.79% 12.35%
As % of the Qualifications category 40.35% 37.62% 44.71%
Number of salaries quoted 496 433 541
Median salary £35,000 £35,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
- -6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,950 £24,300 £21,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £50,000 £57,500
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
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
1606 1502 1483
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 26.08% 26.03% 27.62%
Number of salaries quoted 1160 1158 1178
Median salary £40,000 £41,500 £41,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
-3.61% -
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £26,000 £26,300
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £65,000 £65,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,000 £41,000
% change year-on-year
+1.19% +2.43%

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 29 June 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 29 June 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 +2 197 £32,500 -7.14% 23
Warwickshire +17 113 £44,500 +36.92% 8
Coventry +13 108 £30,000 -14.28% 1
Staffordshire -10 70 £27,500 -21.42% 7
Solihull +9 34 £65,000 +116.66%
Wolverhampton +9 29 £36,000 +20.00% 2
Shropshire 0 27 £36,984 +36.97% 3
Worcestershire -12 21 £30,000 -14.28% 5
Walsall -2 5 £75,000 +50.75% 1
Herefordshire -8 2 £25,000 -37.50% 1
West Bromwich -11 2 £33,250 +33.00%
Sutton Coldfield - 2 £23,250 - 3
Dudley 0 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 29 June 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.

1 523 (37.93%) SQL
2 464 (33.65%) Computer Science
3 327 (23.71%) Java
4 325 (23.57%) JavaScript
5 321 (23.28%) Software Engineering
6 313 (22.70%) .NET
7 309 (22.41%) Agile Software Development
8 299 (21.68%) Finance
9 294 (21.32%) C#
10 286 (20.74%) HTML
11 279 (20.23%) Microsoft
12 276 (20.01%) SQL Server
13 250 (18.13%) MySQL
14 232 (16.82%) Oracle
15 221 (16.03%) CSS
16 180 (13.05%) Mathematics
17 176 (12.76%) Windows
18 165 (11.97%) Project Management
19 163 (11.82%) MS Excel
19 163 (11.82%) SOA
20 160 (11.60%) Scrum
21 159 (11.53%) ASP.NET
22 154 (11.17%) C++
23 153 (11.09%) Analytical Skills
24 151 (10.95%) Linux
24 151 (10.95%) MVC
25 147 (10.66%) Mentoring
26 146 (10.59%) PostgreSQL
27 142 (10.30%) XML
28 139 (10.08%) Retail

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
1 106 (7.69%) GlassFish
2 104 (7.54%) JBoss
3 85 (6.16%) WildFly
4 82 (5.95%) Apache
5 79 (5.73%) Apache Spark
6 49 (3.55%) SharePoint
7 31 (2.25%) Apache Pig
8 26 (1.89%) SAS
9 17 (1.23%) Drupal
10 16 (1.16%) SharePoint 2013
11 14 (1.02%) IIS
11 14 (1.02%) WebLogic
12 13 (0.94%) CMS
12 13 (0.94%) Facebook Platform
12 13 (0.94%) nginx
13 11 (0.80%) MS Exchange
14 9 (0.65%) IBM Domino
14 9 (0.65%) IBM Notes
14 9 (0.65%) Tomcat
15 5 (0.36%) Documentum
Applications
1 163 (11.82%) MS Excel
2 57 (4.13%) MS Office
3 37 (2.68%) MS PowerPoint
4 8 (0.58%) MS Project
5 7 (0.51%) Photoshop
6 6 (0.44%) MS Visio
7 5 (0.36%) Adobe Illustrator
8 4 (0.29%) Adobe After Effects
8 4 (0.29%) SOLIDWORKS
8 4 (0.29%) Spreadsheet
9 3 (0.22%) SPSS
10 2 (0.15%) OrCAD
10 2 (0.15%) Simulink
11 1 (0.073%) Acrobat
11 1 (0.073%) AutoCAD
11 1 (0.073%) Blender
11 1 (0.073%) OmniGraffle
11 1 (0.073%) Stateflow
Business Applications
1 17 (1.23%) Magento
1 17 (1.23%) Oracle 11i
1 17 (1.23%) Oracle EBS R12
1 17 (1.23%) Oracle Financials
2 16 (1.16%) Dynamics CRM
2 16 (1.16%) Oracle EBS
3 8 (0.58%) SAP IS-U
4 6 (0.44%) SAP CO
4 6 (0.44%) SAP FI
4 6 (0.44%) SAP FI/CO
5 5 (0.36%) SAP Oil and Gas
6 4 (0.29%) Dynamics AX
7 2 (0.15%) Oracle Applications
7 2 (0.15%) Oracle CRM
7 2 (0.15%) Oracle General Ledger
7 2 (0.15%) SAP CRM
7 2 (0.15%) SAP MDM
7 2 (0.15%) SAP MM
7 2 (0.15%) SAP SD
7 2 (0.15%) Summit
Cloud Services
1 40 (2.90%) Amazon AWS
1 40 (2.90%) Microsoft Azure
2 31 (2.25%) SaaS
3 23 (1.67%) IaaS
3 23 (1.67%) Office 365
4 20 (1.45%) PaaS
5 18 (1.31%) Amazon EC2
6 12 (0.87%) GitHub
7 11 (0.80%) OneDrive
8 7 (0.51%) Cloud Computing
9 6 (0.44%) Google Analytics
10 4 (0.29%) Adobe Creative Cloud
11 2 (0.15%) Amazon CloudSearch
11 2 (0.15%) Amazon ElastiCache
11 2 (0.15%) Amazon SQS
11 2 (0.15%) Azure Active Directory
11 2 (0.15%) Heroku
11 2 (0.15%) Yammer
12 1 (0.073%) Google Cloud Platform
12 1 (0.073%) Google Drive
Communications & Networking
1 58 (4.21%) Firewall
2 29 (2.10%) Internet
2 29 (2.10%) SAN
2 29 (2.10%) TCP/IP
3 27 (1.96%) WAN
4 26 (1.89%) VPN
5 25 (1.81%) HTTP
5 25 (1.81%) LAN
6 21 (1.52%) DHCP
6 21 (1.52%) DNS
7 18 (1.31%) SSL
8 14 (1.02%) Network Security
9 9 (0.65%) VoIP
10 7 (0.51%) BGP
11 6 (0.44%) Cisco Nexus
11 6 (0.44%) Intranet
11 6 (0.44%) IPsec
11 6 (0.44%) OSPF
11 6 (0.44%) Wi-Fi
12 5 (0.36%) Spanning Tree
Database & Business Intelligence
1 276 (20.01%) SQL Server
2 250 (18.13%) MySQL
3 146 (10.59%) PostgreSQL
4 89 (6.45%) Apache Cassandra
5 87 (6.31%) Big Data
6 75 (5.44%) Hadoop
7 65 (4.71%) Relational Database
8 62 (4.50%) NoSQL
9 47 (3.41%) SQL Server 2008
10 46 (3.34%) MongoDB
11 40 (2.90%) SQL Server Reporting Services
12 35 (2.54%) Apache Hive
12 35 (2.54%) DB2
13 32 (2.32%) RDBMS
14 31 (2.25%) HBase
14 31 (2.25%) Impala
14 31 (2.25%) Sqoop
15 23 (1.67%) SQL Server Integration Services
16 16 (1.16%) SQLite
17 14 (1.02%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 105 (7.61%) Jenkins
2 103 (7.47%) JUnit
3 102 (7.40%) Hudson
4 86 (6.24%) JBehave
5 78 (5.66%) Git (software)
6 62 (4.50%) Cucumber
7 58 (4.21%) Selenium
8 57 (4.13%) RSpec
9 40 (2.90%) Subversion
9 40 (2.90%) WATIR
10 34 (2.47%) Visual Studio
11 23 (1.67%) JIRA
12 20 (1.45%) Mercurial
13 17 (1.23%) Eclipse
14 16 (1.16%) GDB
15 12 (0.87%) TeamCity
16 11 (0.80%) Oracle Forms
17 9 (0.65%) Gradle
18 8 (0.58%) gulp
18 8 (0.58%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 299 (21.68%) Finance
2 139 (10.08%) Retail
3 93 (6.74%) Marketing
4 73 (5.29%) Games
5 65 (4.71%) Billing
6 62 (4.50%) Manufacturing
7 44 (3.19%) Telecoms
8 32 (2.32%) Banking
8 32 (2.32%) Publishing
9 27 (1.96%) Local Government
10 23 (1.67%) Electronics
11 20 (1.45%) Automotive
12 18 (1.31%) Legal
13 12 (0.87%) German Language
14 11 (0.80%) Advertising
15 10 (0.73%) French Language
16 9 (0.65%) Back Office
17 8 (0.58%) Financial Institution
18 6 (0.44%) Investment Banking
19 5 (0.36%) General Ledger
Job Titles
1 503 (36.48%) Developer
2 202 (14.65%) Analyst
3 161 (11.68%) Graduate
4 149 (10.80%) Java Developer
5 116 (8.41%) Junior
6 103 (7.47%) Senior Developer
7 98 (7.11%) .NET Developer
8 97 (7.03%) Software Developer
9 90 (6.53%) Software Engineer
10 78 (5.66%) Architect
11 76 (5.51%) C# Developer
12 75 (5.44%) Consultant
12 75 (5.44%) Senior Java Developer
13 70 (5.08%) Junior Developer
14 69 (5.00%) Business Analyst
15 68 (4.93%) Graduate Developer
16 56 (4.06%) C# .NET Developer
17 52 (3.77%) C# Software Developer
18 51 (3.70%) Lead Developer
19 47 (3.41%) Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 313 (22.70%) .NET
2 286 (20.74%) HTML
3 221 (16.03%) CSS
4 159 (11.53%) ASP.NET
5 142 (10.30%) XML
6 132 (9.57%) RESTful
7 130 (9.43%) Spring
8 128 (9.28%) jQuery
9 123 (8.92%) HTML5
10 115 (8.34%) Hibernate
10 115 (8.34%) Web Services
11 106 (7.69%) JMS
12 101 (7.32%) Java EE
12 101 (7.32%) JAX-RS
13 99 (7.18%) JPA
14 98 (7.11%) RESTEasy
15 83 (6.02%) CSS3
16 68 (4.93%) HornetQ
17 56 (4.06%) WPF
18 53 (3.84%) WCF
Miscellaneous
1 464 (33.65%) Computer Science
2 180 (13.05%) Mathematics
3 153 (11.09%) Analytical Skills
4 110 (7.98%) Mobile App
5 70 (5.08%) Data Centre
6 66 (4.79%) Artificial Intelligence
7 63 (4.57%) Management Information System
8 48 (3.48%) Smart Meter
9 35 (2.54%) Driving Licence
9 35 (2.54%) User Experience
10 32 (2.32%) Enterprise Software
11 30 (2.18%) CMDB
12 27 (1.96%) Physics
13 24 (1.74%) Statistics
14 23 (1.67%) Algorithms
15 22 (1.60%) CUDA
16 21 (1.52%) Fat Client
16 21 (1.52%) Thin Client
17 20 (1.45%) Virtual Team
18 16 (1.16%) Client/Server
Operating Systems
1 176 (12.76%) Windows
2 151 (10.95%) Linux
3 82 (5.95%) Unix
4 79 (5.73%) Apple iOS
5 74 (5.37%) Android
6 52 (3.77%) Windows Server
7 30 (2.18%) Mac OS X
8 25 (1.81%) Solaris
9 22 (1.60%) Windows Server 2012
10 20 (1.45%) Windows 7
11 19 (1.38%) Windows Server 2003
12 16 (1.16%) Windows Mobile
13 15 (1.09%) SUSE
13 15 (1.09%) Windows Server 2008
14 13 (0.94%) AIX
14 13 (0.94%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
15 10 (0.73%) Debian
15 10 (0.73%) Ubuntu
16 9 (0.65%) Windows XP
17 5 (0.36%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 321 (23.28%) Software Engineering
2 309 (22.41%) Agile Software Development
3 165 (11.97%) Project Management
4 163 (11.82%) SOA
5 160 (11.60%) Scrum
6 151 (10.95%) MVC
7 147 (10.66%) Mentoring
8 126 (9.14%) OO
8 126 (9.14%) Unit Testing
9 118 (8.56%) Continuous Integration
10 115 (8.34%) Web Development
11 112 (8.12%) ITIL
12 106 (7.69%) Dependency Injection
13 104 (7.54%) SDLC
14 98 (7.11%) Business Intelligence
14 98 (7.11%) TDD
15 91 (6.60%) Open Source
16 82 (5.95%) Analytics
17 80 (5.80%) Presales
18 78 (5.66%) Functional Testing
Programming Languages
1 523 (37.93%) SQL
2 327 (23.71%) Java
3 325 (23.57%) JavaScript
4 294 (21.32%) C#
5 154 (11.17%) C++
6 104 (7.54%) T-SQL
7 102 (7.40%) Python
8 92 (6.67%) PHP
9 87 (6.31%) VB.NET
10 70 (5.08%) PL/SQL
11 64 (4.64%) C
12 59 (4.28%) Shell Script
13 46 (3.34%) Ruby
13 46 (3.34%) VB
14 41 (2.97%) Clojure
14 41 (2.97%) Scala
15 25 (1.81%) Perl
16 23 (1.67%) Objective-C
17 19 (1.38%) VBA
18 17 (1.23%) XAML
Qualifications
1 85 (6.16%) Microsoft Certification
2 60 (4.35%) ISEB
3 51 (3.70%) HND
4 39 (2.83%) MCSD
5 36 (2.61%) Cisco Certification
6 32 (2.32%) CISSP
7 27 (1.96%) PMI Certification
8 26 (1.89%) Security Cleared
9 25 (1.81%) CCNA
9 25 (1.81%) PMP
10 21 (1.52%) SC Cleared
11 20 (1.45%) MCSE
12 19 (1.38%) CCNP
12 19 (1.38%) ISTQB
13 15 (1.09%) CISM
13 15 (1.09%) ITIL Certification
14 13 (0.94%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
15 12 (0.87%) MBA
16 11 (0.80%) ISEB Practitioner
16 11 (0.80%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 76 (5.51%) QA
2 32 (2.32%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 28 (2.03%) SLA
4 27 (1.96%) PCI DSS
5 15 (1.09%) ISO22301
5 15 (1.09%) ISO27002
5 15 (1.09%) ISO27005
6 8 (0.58%) COBIT
7 7 (0.51%) Sarbanes-Oxley
8 5 (0.36%) HMG Security Policy Framework
9 3 (0.22%) Data Quality
10 2 (0.15%) Basel II
10 2 (0.15%) ISO26262
10 2 (0.15%) MISRA
10 2 (0.15%) MISRA C
10 2 (0.15%) TickIT
10 2 (0.15%) WCAG
11 1 (0.073%) DICOM
11 1 (0.073%) HL7
11 1 (0.073%) ISO/IEC 15504 (SPICE)
System Software
1 44 (3.19%) Docker
2 37 (2.68%) Active Directory
3 32 (2.32%) VMware Infrastructure
4 31 (2.25%) Apache Flume
4 31 (2.25%) HDFS
5 22 (1.60%) Cygwin
5 22 (1.60%) Firmware
6 19 (1.38%) Hyper-V
7 16 (1.16%) Virtual Machines
8 7 (0.51%) VMware ESXi
9 5 (0.36%) vSphere
10 4 (0.29%) XenApp
11 3 (0.22%) iptables
11 3 (0.22%) NFS
11 3 (0.22%) Snort
11 3 (0.22%) Veritas Volume Manager
12 2 (0.15%) Squid
13 1 (0.073%) Sendmail
13 1 (0.073%) Terminal Services
13 1 (0.073%) Xen
Systems Management
1 42 (3.05%) Puppet
2 31 (2.25%) Hadoop YARN
2 31 (2.25%) Oozie
3 16 (1.16%) Oracle RMAN
3 16 (1.16%) Oracle ZFS
3 16 (1.16%) SCVMM
4 14 (1.02%) NetBackup
5 13 (0.94%) Tivoli Storage Manager
5 13 (0.94%) Unicenter
6 11 (0.80%) WSUS
7 5 (0.36%) Backup Exec
7 5 (0.36%) SCCM
7 5 (0.36%) SCOM
8 3 (0.22%) Data Guard
8 3 (0.22%) HAProxy
8 3 (0.22%) MAILsweeper
8 3 (0.22%) Opscode Chef
8 3 (0.22%) RSA enVision
8 3 (0.22%) Simpana
9 2 (0.15%) ITRS Geneos
Vendors
1 279 (20.23%) Microsoft
2 232 (16.82%) Oracle
3 54 (3.92%) Facebook
4 52 (3.77%) Cisco
5 42 (3.05%) Twitter
6 41 (2.97%) IBM
7 40 (2.90%) VMware
8 37 (2.68%) SAP
9 35 (2.54%) Cloudera
10 31 (2.25%) Hortonworks
10 31 (2.25%) MapR
11 30 (2.18%) HP
12 29 (2.10%) Google
13 27 (1.96%) Citrix
13 27 (1.96%) Juniper
14 24 (1.74%) CheckPoint
15 22 (1.60%) Sun
16 19 (1.38%) NetApp
17 16 (1.16%) Veritas
17 16 (1.16%) Zend
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Nortech Management Ltd
Posted: 13 hours ago
West Midlands
Computer People
Salary: £30000.00 - £50000.00 per annum
Posted: 7 hours ago
Stafford, Staffordshire
The Bridge Ltd
Salary: Up to £22,000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Sutton Coldfield, West Midlands (County)
Colossus Associates
Salary: Competitive
Posted: Yesterday
Stoke-On-Trent, Staffordshire
Searchability
Salary: £18000 - £24000 per annum + Pension
Posted: 6 hours ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Computer People
Salary: £55000.00 - £70000.00 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Sutton Coldfield, West Midlands (County)
Erin Associates
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Leamington Spa, Warwickshire
Erin Associates
Salary: £37500 - £38500 per annum + excellent benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Telford, Shropshire
Experis Ltd
Salary: £45000.00 - £55000.00 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Miller Maxwell Ltd
Salary: From £35,000 to £45,000 per annum + Benefits + Bonus
Posted: Yesterday
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Audentia Recruitment LTD
Salary: From £35,000 to £55,000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Sutton Coldfield, West Midlands (County)
Circle Recruitment
Salary: £21000 - £30000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Resourcing People Ltd.
Salary: From £60,000 to £70,000 per annum Good Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Crimson Ltd
Salary: £27000 - £32000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £60,000 - £70,000
Posted: 8 hours ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Exposed Solutions
Salary: £20000 - £30000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Oscar
Salary: £25000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Wolverhampton, West Midlands (County)
Kingfisher Consultancy
Salary: £48000 - £50000 per annum + relocation assistance
Posted: 5 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Go IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: From £17,000 to £25,000 per annum + excellent benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £60,000 - £70,000
Posted: 9 hours ago
Walsall, West Midlands (County)
Senitor Associates
Salary: £20000 - £25000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Warwick, Warwickshire
First Utility
Salary: Up to £65,000 + Bonus + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Venturi
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum + Benefits + Bonus
Posted: 9 hours ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £70,000 - £95,000 with an impressive benefits package
Posted: 2 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Oliver James Associates
Salary: £60000 - £85000 per annum + bonus & benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Worcestershire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £45000 - £60000 per annum + Benefits + Great Company
Posted: Yesterday
Evesham, Worcestershire
Experis Ltd
Salary: £35000.00 - £40000.00 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Warwick, Warwickshire
First Utility
Salary: From £42,000 to £50,000 per annum + bonus + excellent benefits
Posted: 9 days ago
Hereford, Herefordshire
Herefordshire Housing
Salary: From £19,930 to £21,942 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Talent International
Salary: £0.00 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago