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

3 months to
26 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Degree
Rank 15 16 15
Rank change year-on-year
+1 -1
Permanent jobs citing Degree 674 557 633
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 11.63% 10.49% 11.26%
As % of the Qualifications category 42.50% 42.52% 40.66%
Number of salaries quoted 495 432 511
Median salary £35,000 £35,000 £36,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
- -4.10%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £22,500 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £63,250 £55,000
UK excluding London median salary £41,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+2.50% +3.89%
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
1586 1310 1557
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 27.36% 24.66% 27.70%
Number of salaries quoted 1161 1068 1306
Median salary £41,500 £42,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-2.35% +6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,500 £25,500 £26,250
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £67,500 £70,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £41,000
% change year-on-year
- +3.65%

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 26 September 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 26 September 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 +3 296 £34,000 -9.33% 31
Coventry +6 105 £36,000 -10.00% 9
Warwickshire +3 101 £35,000 +19.14% 12
Shropshire +1 40 £34,455 +30.01% 9
Staffordshire -17 36 £30,000 - 8
Wolverhampton 0 22 £35,000 +16.66%
Worcestershire +1 20 £31,500 +5.00% 3
Solihull 0 15 £65,000 +92.59% 5
Herefordshire -4 5 £23,000 - 2
Halesowen +1 3 £21,000 +5.00% 3
West Bromwich - 3 £41,250 -
Dudley - 2 £24,250 -
Sutton Coldfield - 2 £27,750 -
Walsall -11 1 £27,500 -63.33% 1
Smethwick - 1 £26,000 - 1
Degree
England

Degree
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 26 September 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.

1 458 (35.02%) Computer Science
2 407 (31.12%) SQL
3 278 (21.25%) Finance
4 277 (21.18%) Microsoft
5 274 (20.95%) JavaScript
6 268 (20.49%) HTML
7 259 (19.80%) Software Engineering
8 258 (19.72%) .NET
9 252 (19.27%) Agile Software Development
10 251 (19.19%) Java
11 245 (18.73%) C#
12 233 (17.81%) SQL Server
13 213 (16.28%) CSS
14 210 (16.06%) MS Excel
15 206 (15.75%) Project Management
16 192 (14.68%) Oracle
17 165 (12.61%) MySQL
18 160 (12.23%) Windows
19 158 (12.08%) Retail
20 153 (11.70%) Analytical Skills
21 150 (11.47%) ASP.NET
22 136 (10.40%) ITIL
23 135 (10.32%) jQuery
24 126 (9.63%) Linux
25 122 (9.33%) MVC
26 120 (9.17%) Business Intelligence
27 118 (9.02%) Mathematics
28 117 (8.94%) Web Services
29 114 (8.72%) Web Development
30 113 (8.64%) Presales

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 53 (4.05%) Apache
2 49 (3.75%) JBoss
3 48 (3.67%) SharePoint
4 45 (3.44%) GlassFish
5 42 (3.21%) WildFly
6 41 (3.13%) Apache Spark
7 24 (1.83%) SAS
8 23 (1.76%) IIS
9 22 (1.68%) SharePoint 2013
10 16 (1.22%) Drupal
10 16 (1.22%) IBM Domino
10 16 (1.22%) IBM Notes
11 15 (1.15%) Apache Pig
11 15 (1.15%) CMS
12 13 (0.99%) Tomcat
13 12 (0.92%) Documentum
13 12 (0.92%) WebLogic
14 11 (0.84%) MS Exchange
15 9 (0.69%) nginx
15 9 (0.69%) Umbraco
Applications
1 210 (16.06%) MS Excel
2 67 (5.12%) MS Office
3 50 (3.82%) MS PowerPoint
4 10 (0.76%) MS Visio
5 9 (0.69%) MS Project
6 8 (0.61%) Photoshop
7 7 (0.54%) SOLIDWORKS
8 4 (0.31%) Spreadsheet
9 3 (0.23%) Adobe Creative Suite
9 3 (0.23%) Simulink
10 2 (0.15%) Blender
10 2 (0.15%) Stateflow
11 1 (0.076%) Abaqus
11 1 (0.076%) Acrobat
11 1 (0.076%) Adobe Illustrator
11 1 (0.076%) AutoCAD
11 1 (0.076%) CATIA
11 1 (0.076%) OmniGraffle
11 1 (0.076%) Siemens NX
11 1 (0.076%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 22 (1.68%) Oracle EBS
2 18 (1.38%) Oracle 11i
2 18 (1.38%) Oracle EBS R12
3 14 (1.07%) Magento
3 14 (1.07%) Oracle Financials
3 14 (1.07%) Sentinel
4 9 (0.69%) Dynamics CRM
5 8 (0.61%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
6 5 (0.38%) Oracle Payables
6 5 (0.38%) SAP Oil and Gas
7 4 (0.31%) Dynamics AX
7 4 (0.31%) Oracle Applications
7 4 (0.31%) Oracle General Ledger
7 4 (0.31%) Oracle Receivables
7 4 (0.31%) SAP CO
7 4 (0.31%) SAP FI
7 4 (0.31%) SAP FI/CO
7 4 (0.31%) SAP MDM
7 4 (0.31%) SAP MM
7 4 (0.31%) SAP SD
Cloud Services
1 63 (4.82%) Microsoft Azure
2 51 (3.90%) Amazon AWS
3 47 (3.59%) SaaS
4 46 (3.52%) PaaS
5 43 (3.29%) IaaS
6 40 (3.06%) Amazon EC2
7 29 (2.22%) GitHub
7 29 (2.22%) Office 365
8 10 (0.76%) OneDrive
8 10 (0.76%) Yammer
9 8 (0.61%) Azure Active Directory
10 5 (0.38%) Adobe Creative Cloud
11 3 (0.23%) Google Analytics
11 3 (0.23%) Google Cloud Platform
12 2 (0.15%) Cloud Computing
13 1 (0.076%) Amazon CloudSearch
13 1 (0.076%) Amazon ElastiCache
13 1 (0.076%) Amazon SQS
13 1 (0.076%) Google Drive
Communications & Networking
1 70 (5.35%) Firewall
2 42 (3.21%) WAN
3 34 (2.60%) DNS
4 33 (2.52%) DHCP
5 32 (2.45%) SAN
5 32 (2.45%) TCP/IP
6 30 (2.29%) Internet
7 29 (2.22%) LAN
8 24 (1.83%) VPN
9 14 (1.07%) Network Security
9 14 (1.07%) SSL
10 12 (0.92%) HTTP
11 11 (0.84%) Wireless
12 10 (0.76%) Cisco Nexus
13 7 (0.54%) BGP
13 7 (0.54%) Intranet
13 7 (0.54%) VoIP
13 7 (0.54%) WLAN
14 6 (0.46%) DAB
14 6 (0.46%) OSPF
Database & Business Intelligence
1 233 (17.81%) SQL Server
2 165 (12.61%) MySQL
3 80 (6.12%) PostgreSQL
4 49 (3.75%) Apache Cassandra
4 49 (3.75%) Big Data
4 49 (3.75%) Relational Database
5 45 (3.44%) SQL Server 2008
6 43 (3.29%) Hadoop
7 42 (3.21%) NoSQL
8 40 (3.06%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 38 (2.91%) MongoDB
10 33 (2.52%) SQL Server Integration Services
11 30 (2.29%) DB2
12 21 (1.61%) RDBMS
13 20 (1.53%) SQL Server 2012
14 19 (1.45%) Spatial Data
15 18 (1.38%) GIS
16 17 (1.30%) Apache Hive
17 15 (1.15%) HBase
17 15 (1.15%) Sqoop
Development Applications
1 56 (4.28%) JUnit
2 54 (4.13%) Git (software)
3 53 (4.05%) Jenkins
4 46 (3.52%) JBehave
5 45 (3.44%) Hudson
6 38 (2.91%) Selenium
7 35 (2.68%) JIRA
8 24 (1.83%) Cucumber
9 20 (1.53%) Visual Studio
10 15 (1.15%) RSpec
10 15 (1.15%) WATIR
11 14 (1.07%) gulp
12 13 (0.99%) Grunt
13 11 (0.84%) Subversion
14 7 (0.54%) GDB
14 7 (0.54%) Mercurial
14 7 (0.54%) QADirector
14 7 (0.54%) Team Foundation Server
14 7 (0.54%) TestPartner
15 6 (0.46%) Gradle
General
1 278 (21.25%) Finance
2 158 (12.08%) Retail
3 89 (6.80%) Marketing
4 72 (5.50%) Manufacturing
5 53 (4.05%) Publishing
6 49 (3.75%) Games
7 48 (3.67%) Automotive
8 35 (2.68%) Electronics
9 34 (2.60%) Legal
10 29 (2.22%) Banking
11 22 (1.68%) Telecoms
12 20 (1.53%) Local Government
13 19 (1.45%) Billing
14 15 (1.15%) Investment Banking
15 14 (1.07%) German Language
16 13 (0.99%) French Language
17 12 (0.92%) Retail Banking
18 11 (0.84%) Advertising
19 10 (0.76%) Back Office
20 7 (0.54%) General Ledger
Job Titles
1 431 (32.95%) Developer
2 193 (14.76%) Analyst
3 129 (9.86%) Graduate
4 103 (7.87%) Junior
5 97 (7.42%) .NET Developer
6 93 (7.11%) Java Developer
7 89 (6.80%) Software Developer
8 84 (6.42%) Consultant
9 78 (5.96%) C# Developer
10 70 (5.35%) Junior Developer
11 65 (4.97%) Business Analyst
11 65 (4.97%) Software Engineer
12 61 (4.66%) C# .NET Developer
13 59 (4.51%) Graduate Developer
14 56 (4.28%) Senior Developer
15 54 (4.13%) Architect
16 50 (3.82%) PHP Developer
17 42 (3.21%) Project Manager
17 42 (3.21%) Web Developer
18 41 (3.13%) C# Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 268 (20.49%) HTML
2 258 (19.72%) .NET
3 213 (16.28%) CSS
4 150 (11.47%) ASP.NET
5 135 (10.32%) jQuery
6 117 (8.94%) Web Services
7 106 (8.10%) XML
8 89 (6.80%) HTML5
9 77 (5.89%) CSS3
10 73 (5.58%) RESTful
11 72 (5.50%) Spring
12 60 (4.59%) Hibernate
13 48 (3.67%) ASP.NET MVC
14 46 (3.52%) Java EE
15 43 (3.29%) ASP.NET Web Forms
16 42 (3.21%) HornetQ
16 42 (3.21%) JAX-RS
16 42 (3.21%) JMS
17 40 (3.06%) .NET Framework
17 40 (3.06%) AngularJS
Miscellaneous
1 458 (35.02%) Computer Science
2 153 (11.70%) Analytical Skills
3 118 (9.02%) Mathematics
4 111 (8.49%) Mobile App
5 101 (7.72%) Data Centre
6 67 (5.12%) Management Information System
7 46 (3.52%) User Experience
8 42 (3.21%) CMDB
9 38 (2.91%) Physics
10 33 (2.52%) Artificial Intelligence
11 30 (2.29%) Enterprise Software
12 24 (1.83%) Driving Licence
13 22 (1.68%) Virtual Team
14 21 (1.61%) Algorithms
14 21 (1.61%) Smart Meter
15 18 (1.38%) Blackberry
15 18 (1.38%) Statistics
16 17 (1.30%) Mobile Computing
16 17 (1.30%) Public Cloud
17 14 (1.07%) iSeries
Operating Systems
1 160 (12.23%) Windows
2 126 (9.63%) Linux
3 80 (6.12%) Apple iOS
4 73 (5.58%) Android
5 68 (5.20%) Unix
6 63 (4.82%) Windows Server
7 35 (2.68%) Windows 7
8 29 (2.22%) Windows Server 2012
9 25 (1.91%) Windows Server 2003
10 20 (1.53%) Solaris
11 19 (1.45%) Windows Mobile
12 15 (1.15%) Windows 10
13 14 (1.07%) Embedded Linux
14 13 (0.99%) Windows XP
15 12 (0.92%) Windows Server 2008
16 11 (0.84%) SUSE
16 11 (0.84%) Windows 8
16 11 (0.84%) Windows Vista
17 9 (0.69%) Mac OS X
18 6 (0.46%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 259 (19.80%) Software Engineering
2 252 (19.27%) Agile Software Development
3 206 (15.75%) Project Management
4 136 (10.40%) ITIL
5 122 (9.33%) MVC
6 120 (9.17%) Business Intelligence
7 114 (8.72%) Web Development
8 113 (8.64%) Presales
9 109 (8.33%) Scrum
10 96 (7.34%) OO
11 93 (7.11%) PRINCE2
12 90 (6.88%) SDLC
13 88 (6.73%) Service Delivery
14 87 (6.65%) Continuous Improvement
14 87 (6.65%) Mentoring
15 79 (6.04%) SOA
16 72 (5.50%) Analytics
17 70 (5.35%) Line Management
18 67 (5.12%) Stakeholder Management
19 65 (4.97%) Technical Architecture
Programming Languages
1 407 (31.12%) SQL
2 274 (20.95%) JavaScript
3 251 (19.19%) Java
4 245 (18.73%) C#
5 102 (7.80%) Python
6 97 (7.42%) PHP
7 93 (7.11%) C++
8 88 (6.73%) VB.NET
9 65 (4.97%) T-SQL
10 46 (3.52%) VB
11 42 (3.21%) C
12 35 (2.68%) Shell Script
13 29 (2.22%) Ruby
14 28 (2.14%) PowerShell
15 27 (2.06%) Scala
16 26 (1.99%) Clojure
17 24 (1.83%) Perl
17 24 (1.83%) PL/SQL
18 22 (1.68%) R
19 20 (1.53%) Objective-C
Qualifications
1 89 (6.80%) Microsoft Certification
2 83 (6.35%) ISEB
3 52 (3.98%) PMI Certification
4 51 (3.90%) PMP
5 43 (3.29%) Security Cleared
6 42 (3.21%) Cisco Certification
7 40 (3.06%) CISSP
8 39 (2.98%) MCSD
9 38 (2.91%) SC Cleared
10 32 (2.45%) CCNA
11 29 (2.22%) MCSE
12 28 (2.14%) CISM
13 22 (1.68%) ISTQB
14 19 (1.45%) MCP
15 18 (1.38%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
16 15 (1.15%) CCNP
17 14 (1.07%) HND
17 14 (1.07%) PhD
18 11 (0.84%) MCAD
18 11 (0.84%) MCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 85 (6.50%) QA
2 36 (2.75%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 29 (2.22%) PCI DSS
4 15 (1.15%) SLA
5 12 (0.92%) ISO22301
5 12 (0.92%) ISO27002
5 12 (0.92%) ISO27005
6 11 (0.84%) Data Quality
7 6 (0.46%) ISO26262
8 4 (0.31%) COBIT
8 4 (0.31%) IEC 61508
8 4 (0.31%) ISO 9001
9 3 (0.23%) P3O
10 2 (0.15%) HMG Security Policy Framework
10 2 (0.15%) RMADS
10 2 (0.15%) WCAG
11 1 (0.076%) DICOM
11 1 (0.076%) HL7
11 1 (0.076%) ISO 9000
11 1 (0.076%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 58 (4.43%) Active Directory
2 48 (3.67%) VMware Infrastructure
3 39 (2.98%) Virtual Machines
4 34 (2.60%) Hyper-V
5 22 (1.68%) Docker
6 18 (1.38%) Firmware
7 15 (1.15%) Apache Flume
7 15 (1.15%) HDFS
8 7 (0.54%) Cygwin
9 6 (0.46%) XenApp
10 4 (0.31%) Squid
11 3 (0.23%) iptables
11 3 (0.23%) Sendmail
11 3 (0.23%) Snort
12 2 (0.15%) NFS
12 2 (0.15%) Veritas Volume Manager
12 2 (0.15%) VMware ESXi
13 1 (0.076%) vCloud
13 1 (0.076%) Virtual Servers
13 1 (0.076%) Xen
Systems Management
1 39 (2.98%) SCVMM
2 20 (1.53%) Puppet
3 16 (1.22%) SCOrch
3 16 (1.22%) vRealize
4 15 (1.15%) Hadoop YARN
4 15 (1.15%) Oozie
4 15 (1.15%) WSUS
5 14 (1.07%) SCCM
6 8 (0.61%) Oracle RMAN
6 8 (0.61%) Oracle ZFS
7 7 (0.54%) NetBackup
8 6 (0.46%) Tivoli Storage Manager
8 6 (0.46%) Unicenter
9 4 (0.31%) MAILsweeper
9 4 (0.31%) Opscode Chef
9 4 (0.31%) Simpana
10 3 (0.23%) Cisco CUCM
10 3 (0.23%) HAProxy
10 3 (0.23%) McAfee ePO
10 3 (0.23%) RSA enVision
Vendors
1 277 (21.18%) Microsoft
2 192 (14.68%) Oracle
3 63 (4.82%) VMware
4 62 (4.74%) Cisco
5 59 (4.51%) IBM
6 56 (4.28%) HP
7 52 (3.98%) CheckPoint
8 50 (3.82%) Juniper
9 44 (3.36%) Citrix
10 36 (2.75%) Facebook
11 34 (2.60%) Google
12 33 (2.52%) Twitter
13 31 (2.37%) EMC
14 29 (2.22%) NetApp
15 26 (1.99%) SAP
16 22 (1.68%) BMC
17 20 (1.53%) Sun
18 17 (1.30%) Acronis
19 15 (1.15%) F5
19 15 (1.15%) Hortonworks
Stoke-On-Trent, Staffordshire
Uniting Ambition
Salary: £20k - 30k per year
Posted: 18 hours ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Informatiq Consulting
Posted: 10 hours ago
Warwick, Warwickshire
RecruitmentRevolution.com Limited
Salary: Up to £80,000 per annum OTE + Bonus
Posted: 5 hours ago
Staffordshire
Searchability
Salary: £20000 - £43000 per annum
Posted: 8 hours ago
Solihull, West Midlands (County)
Harrington Starr
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + plus package and bonus
Posted: 12 hours ago
Solihull, West Midlands (County)
Harrington Starr
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum + plus package and bonus
Posted: 14 hours ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Candour Solutions
Salary: Unspecified Salary based on Experience
Posted: 3 days ago
Coventry, West Midlands (County)
Computer People
Salary: £51000.00 - £76000.00 per annum + benefits and bonus
Posted: 3 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
ISL
Salary: £25000.00 - £27000.00 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Informatiq Consulting
Salary: Competitive!
Posted: 3 days ago
Halesowen, West Midlands (County)
In touch games
Salary: £27000 - £32000 per annum + benefits (inc flexi hrs)
Posted: 3 days ago
Coventry, West Midlands (County)
Montash
Salary: £35000 - £54000 per annum
Posted: 17 hours ago
Alcester, Warwickshire
Big Red Recruitment
Salary: £20000 - £25000 per annum + bonus package + pension + health care
Posted: 6 days ago
Lichfield, Staffordshire
EMBS Ltd
Salary: £20k - 25k per year + Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Applause IT Innovation
Salary: £18000 - £28000 per annum + Pension, Bonus, Gym
Posted: 5 days ago
Telford, Shropshire
Lorien Resourcing
Salary: COMPETITVE SALARY
Posted: 5 days ago
Tamworth, Staffordshire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £50,000 - £65,000 + a strong package
Posted: 3 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £60,000 - £75,000 (Plus Excellent package)
Posted: 3 days ago
Warwick, Warwickshire
Erin Associates
Salary: £20000 - £25000 per annum + Training & benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Audentia Recruitment LTD
Salary: From £35,000 to £55,000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Hydrogen Group
Salary: £55000.00 - £65000.00 per annum + extensive benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Parallel Consulting
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Leamington Spa, Warwickshire
The Bridge Ltd
Salary: Up to £30,000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Telford, Shropshire
Trust In Soda
Salary: From £40,000 to £60,000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Monarch Recruitment
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum, Benefits benefits
Posted: 11 hours ago
Herefordshire
The One Group
Salary: £30k - 35k per year
Posted: 3 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 35,000 - 45,000
Posted: 5 days ago
Solihull, West Midlands (County)
360 Resourcing Solutions
Salary: £45,000 - £50,000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago