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 19 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
19 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Degree
Rank 19 15 14
Rank change year-on-year
-4 -1
Permanent jobs citing Degree 535 566 603
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 9.82% 11.41% 12.66%
As % of the Qualifications category 35.71% 43.67% 42.61%
Number of salaries quoted 466 469 509
Average salary £35,000 £35,000 £35,000
90% offered a salary of more than £21,500 £20,000 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £52,500 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £39,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+2.56% +4.00%
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
1498 1296 1415
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 27.51% 26.12% 29.71%
Number of salaries quoted 1312 1050 1242
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £39,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +2.56%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £23,000 £28,500
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £55,000 £55,000
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 19 December 2014.

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 19 December 2014. 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 +4 227 £38,500 -3.75% 37
Coventry -1 64 £35,000 -10.25% 11
Warwickshire -13 64 £40,000 +14.28% 6
Staffordshire +1 60 £36,250 +57.60% 15
Worcestershire +12 45 £38,625 +40.45% 4
Solihull +4 39 £32,500 -18.75% 4
Shropshire -11 6 £29,500 +38.82% 1
Dudley -3 4 £23,000 -40.64%
Wolverhampton -5 4 £42,500 +34.92% 1
Walsall -11 4 £82,500 +168.29%
Herefordshire -5 2 £55,000 +120.00%
Sutton Coldfield -6 1 £32,500 +8.33%
Degree
England

Degree
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 19 December 2014, 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.

1 403 (34.56%) SQL
2 312 (26.76%) .NET
3 288 (24.70%) C#
4 286 (24.53%) SQL Server
5 260 (22.30%) Computer Science
6 257 (22.04%) Microsoft
7 229 (19.64%) Agile Software Development
8 213 (18.27%) Finance
9 212 (18.18%) JavaScript
10 202 (17.32%) HTML
11 188 (16.12%) Analytical Skills
12 179 (15.35%) ASP.NET
13 173 (14.84%) Windows
14 168 (14.41%) CSS
15 161 (13.81%) Software Engineering
16 156 (13.38%) ITIL
17 153 (13.12%) MS Excel
18 139 (11.92%) Project Management
19 124 (10.63%) MVC
20 107 (9.18%) Oracle
20 107 (9.18%) C++
21 103 (8.83%) jQuery
22 102 (8.75%) VB.NET
22 102 (8.75%) CRM
23 92 (7.89%) Java
24 90 (7.72%) Web Services
25 89 (7.63%) PRINCE2
26 87 (7.46%) XML
27 78 (6.69%) C
27 78 (6.69%) Mathematics

Degree
Top Related IT Skills in the West Midlands by Category

For the 6 months to 19 December 2014, 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 64 (5.49%) SharePoint
2 40 (3.43%) Tomcat
3 22 (1.89%) Apache
4 20 (1.72%) MS Exchange
5 19 (1.63%) SAS
5 19 (1.63%) Node.js
6 18 (1.54%) Exchange Server 2010
7 16 (1.37%) JBoss
8 15 (1.29%) IIS
9 14 (1.20%) WebSphere
10 9 (0.77%) GlassFish
10 9 (0.77%) Exchange Server 2013
10 9 (0.77%) CMS
11 8 (0.69%) BizTalk Server
11 8 (0.69%) SharePoint 2013
11 8 (0.69%) Lync
12 7 (0.60%) Documentum
13 4 (0.34%) SharePoint Server
13 4 (0.34%) nginx
13 4 (0.34%) Umbraco
Applications
1 153 (13.12%) MS Excel
2 77 (6.60%) MS Office
3 33 (2.83%) Simulink
3 33 (2.83%) MS PowerPoint
4 17 (1.46%) MS Project
5 16 (1.37%) TargetLink
6 14 (1.20%) Photoshop
7 11 (0.94%) Stateflow
7 11 (0.94%) Adobe Illustrator
8 7 (0.60%) CATIA
9 4 (0.34%) SPSS
10 2 (0.17%) Maya
10 2 (0.17%) MS Visio
10 2 (0.17%) Stata
10 2 (0.17%) InDesign
10 2 (0.17%) Adobe After Effects
10 2 (0.17%) Adobe Creative Suite
11 1 (0.086%) Spreadsheet
11 1 (0.086%) Solid Edge
11 1 (0.086%) AutoCAD
Business Applications
1 38 (3.26%) Dynamics CRM
2 12 (1.03%) Oracle EBS
3 11 (0.94%) Oracle ERP
4 9 (0.77%) Dynamics NAV
5 8 (0.69%) Dynamics AX
6 7 (0.60%) SAP CRM
7 6 (0.51%) Magento
7 6 (0.51%) Oracle Retail
8 5 (0.43%) SAP MRS
8 5 (0.43%) Cognos Business Intelligence
8 5 (0.43%) SAP PM
9 4 (0.34%) SAP SD
9 4 (0.34%) Dynamics GP
9 4 (0.34%) SAP GRC
10 3 (0.26%) Google Analytics
10 3 (0.26%) SAP MM
10 3 (0.26%) Teamcenter
11 2 (0.17%) WebTrends
11 2 (0.17%) SAP R/3
11 2 (0.17%) Cognos TM1
Cloud Services
1 13 (1.11%) SaaS
2 12 (1.03%) Microsoft Azure
3 8 (0.69%) SuccessFactors
4 4 (0.34%) Office 365
5 1 (0.086%) IaaS
5 1 (0.086%) MailChimp
5 1 (0.086%) Amazon AWS
5 1 (0.086%) Heroku
5 1 (0.086%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 45 (3.86%) TCP/IP
2 30 (2.57%) Internet
3 25 (2.14%) DNS
4 24 (2.06%) 4G
5 23 (1.97%) LAN
5 23 (1.97%) Firewall
6 21 (1.80%) WAN
7 18 (1.54%) DHCP
7 18 (1.54%) VPN
8 15 (1.29%) SAN
9 14 (1.20%) TETRA
10 11 (0.94%) HTTP
10 11 (0.94%) GPRS
11 10 (0.86%) SSL
12 9 (0.77%) Unified Communications
13 8 (0.69%) Network Security
13 8 (0.69%) Wireless
13 8 (0.69%) Bluetooth
13 8 (0.69%) FTP
14 7 (0.60%) HTTPS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 286 (24.53%) SQL Server
2 56 (4.80%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 54 (4.63%) Relational Database
4 53 (4.55%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 50 (4.29%) SQL Server 2008
6 33 (2.83%) MySQL
6 33 (2.83%) Data Warehouse
7 30 (2.57%) SQL Server 2005
8 28 (2.40%) RDBMS
8 28 (2.40%) Oracle Database
9 17 (1.46%) SQL Server 2012
10 16 (1.37%) Oracle Database 11g
10 16 (1.37%) SQL Server Analysis Services
11 14 (1.20%) SAS Enterprise Guide
11 14 (1.20%) PostgreSQL
12 13 (1.11%) Data Mining
13 12 (1.03%) Crystal Reports
14 9 (0.77%) MS Access
15 8 (0.69%) OLAP
15 8 (0.69%) DTS
Development Applications
1 72 (6.17%) Visual Studio
2 18 (1.54%) Oracle Forms
3 16 (1.37%) Eclipse
4 15 (1.29%) Team Foundation Server
5 12 (1.03%) Git (software)
5 12 (1.03%) Rational DOORS
6 10 (0.86%) Jenkins
6 10 (0.86%) Subversion
7 9 (0.77%) Mercurial
8 8 (0.69%) Hudson
8 8 (0.69%) Toad
9 7 (0.60%) Maven
9 7 (0.60%) VSS/SourceSafe
10 6 (0.51%) Ant
11 5 (0.43%) Selenium
11 5 (0.43%) Talend Open Studio
12 4 (0.34%) LabVIEW
12 4 (0.34%) CruiseControl
12 4 (0.34%) ClearCase
13 3 (0.26%) PVCS
General
1 213 (18.27%) Finance
2 78 (6.69%) Telecoms
3 71 (6.09%) Retail
4 65 (5.57%) Electronics
5 56 (4.80%) Banking
6 45 (3.86%) Manufacturing
7 39 (3.34%) Marketing
8 36 (3.09%) Automotive
9 25 (2.14%) Advertising
10 23 (1.97%) Games
11 21 (1.80%) Front Office
12 16 (1.37%) Legal
13 14 (1.20%) Law
14 13 (1.11%) Investment Banking
15 12 (1.03%) Pharmaceutical
16 9 (0.77%) Aerospace
17 7 (0.60%) Financial Institution
18 4 (0.34%) Multimedia
18 4 (0.34%) Retail Banking
19 3 (0.26%) Billing
Job Titles
1 346 (29.67%) Developer
2 268 (22.98%) Analyst
3 126 (10.81%) .NET Developer
4 113 (9.69%) Graduate
5 82 (7.03%) Consultant
5 82 (7.03%) C# Developer
6 78 (6.69%) Software Engineer
7 75 (6.43%) Junior
8 73 (6.26%) C# .NET Developer
9 69 (5.92%) Software Developer
10 68 (5.83%) Business Analyst
11 64 (5.49%) Graduate Developer
12 59 (5.06%) ASP.NET Developer
13 55 (4.72%) Junior Developer
14 44 (3.77%) Web Developer
15 43 (3.69%) Support Analyst
16 40 (3.43%) Architect
17 38 (3.26%) C# ASP.NET Developer
18 37 (3.17%) Senior Developer
19 35 (3.00%) Embedded Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 312 (26.76%) .NET
2 202 (17.32%) HTML
3 179 (15.35%) ASP.NET
4 168 (14.41%) CSS
5 103 (8.83%) jQuery
6 90 (7.72%) Web Services
7 87 (7.46%) XML
8 55 (4.72%) .NET Framework
9 48 (4.12%) ASP.NET MVC
10 36 (3.09%) HTML5
10 36 (3.09%) Spring
11 34 (2.92%) WCF
11 34 (2.92%) ASP.NET Web API
12 31 (2.66%) LESS
12 31 (2.66%) CSS3
13 29 (2.49%) AngularJS
14 28 (2.40%) Twitter Bootstrap
15 27 (2.32%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
16 26 (2.23%) KnockoutJS
16 26 (2.23%) Ajax
Miscellaneous
1 260 (22.30%) Computer Science
2 188 (16.12%) Analytical Skills
3 78 (6.69%) Mathematics
4 36 (3.09%) Mobile App
5 35 (3.00%) Embedded Systems
6 33 (2.83%) Economics
7 32 (2.74%) Management Information System
8 25 (2.14%) Physics
9 20 (1.72%) Statistics
10 19 (1.63%) Biometrics
10 19 (1.63%) Smartcard
11 17 (1.46%) Open Source
12 16 (1.37%) Algorithms
13 14 (1.20%) User Experience
13 14 (1.20%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
14 12 (1.03%) VHDL
15 11 (0.94%) N-Tier
16 10 (0.86%) GIS
16 10 (0.86%) Client/Server
16 10 (0.86%) Credit Risk
Operating Systems
1 173 (14.84%) Windows
2 58 (4.97%) Linux
2 58 (4.97%) UNIX
3 53 (4.55%) Windows Server 2008
4 41 (3.52%) Windows Server 2003
5 35 (3.00%) Windows XP
6 19 (1.63%) Windows Vista
7 10 (0.86%) Apple iOS
8 5 (0.43%) Windows 7
8 5 (0.43%) Android
9 4 (0.34%) Embedded Linux
9 4 (0.34%) Windows Server 2012
10 3 (0.26%) VxWorks
11 1 (0.086%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 229 (19.64%) Agile Software Development
2 161 (13.81%) Software Engineering
3 156 (13.38%) ITIL
4 139 (11.92%) Project Management
5 124 (10.63%) MVC
6 102 (8.75%) CRM
7 89 (7.63%) PRINCE2
8 63 (5.40%) Business Intelligence
9 59 (5.06%) Scrum
10 56 (4.80%) Data Analysis
10 56 (4.80%) OO
10 56 (4.80%) Coaching
11 55 (4.72%) TDD
12 54 (4.63%) Business Analysis
13 53 (4.55%) Time Management
13 53 (4.55%) Mentoring
14 49 (4.20%) Service Delivery
15 48 (4.12%) Service Management
16 46 (3.95%) Web Development
17 39 (3.34%) Business Development
Programming Languages
1 403 (34.56%) SQL
2 288 (24.70%) C#
3 212 (18.18%) JavaScript
4 107 (9.18%) C++
5 102 (8.75%) VB.NET
6 92 (7.89%) Java
7 78 (6.69%) C
8 62 (5.32%) T-SQL
9 50 (4.29%) PHP
10 46 (3.95%) VB
11 30 (2.57%) Python
12 28 (2.40%) PL/SQL
12 28 (2.40%) VBA
13 26 (2.23%) MATLAB
14 25 (2.14%) VBScript
15 23 (1.97%) Embedded C
16 13 (1.11%) PowerShell
17 12 (1.03%) Assembly Language
18 11 (0.94%) Shell Script
19 9 (0.77%) Embedded C++
Qualifications
1 65 (5.57%) Microsoft Certification
2 60 (5.15%) ISEB
3 38 (3.26%) Cisco Certification
4 34 (2.92%) Security Cleared
5 32 (2.74%) HND
6 20 (1.72%) CCNP
7 19 (1.63%) HNC
7 19 (1.63%) PRINCE2 Certification
8 17 (1.46%) ITIL Certification
8 17 (1.46%) MCSE
9 16 (1.37%) ISTQB
10 15 (1.29%) PMI Certification
10 15 (1.29%) MCSD
10 15 (1.29%) CCNA
10 15 (1.29%) SC Cleared
11 13 (1.11%) Chartered Engineer
12 12 (1.03%) CISSP
12 12 (1.03%) MCSA
12 12 (1.03%) PMP
13 10 (0.86%) CISA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 54 (4.63%) QA
2 29 (2.49%) SLA
3 26 (2.23%) ISO 9001
4 20 (1.72%) TickIT
5 15 (1.29%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 6 (0.51%) Sarbanes-Oxley
7 5 (0.43%) COBIT
7 5 (0.43%) PCI DSS
8 3 (0.26%) IEC 61508
8 3 (0.26%) Data Quality
9 2 (0.17%) COSO
10 1 (0.086%) ISO 9000
10 1 (0.086%) DO-178B
System Software
1 25 (2.14%) Active Directory
2 18 (1.54%) vSphere
3 13 (1.11%) VMware Infrastructure
4 8 (0.69%) Firmware
5 7 (0.60%) Hyper-V
6 5 (0.43%) XenApp
6 5 (0.43%) VMware ESXi
7 4 (0.34%) Oracle RMAN
7 4 (0.34%) Oracle RAC
8 3 (0.26%) Squid
9 1 (0.086%) Terminal Services
Systems Management
1 15 (1.29%) Data Guard
2 6 (0.51%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
2 6 (0.51%) Nagios
2 6 (0.51%) HP Quality Center
3 5 (0.43%) Puppet
3 5 (0.43%) ITRS Geneos
3 5 (0.43%) Netcool
4 3 (0.26%) SCCM
4 3 (0.26%) Cisco UCCE
4 3 (0.26%) Cisco CUCM
5 1 (0.086%) Cacti
5 1 (0.086%) WSUS
Vendors
1 257 (22.04%) Microsoft
2 107 (9.18%) Oracle
3 65 (5.57%) SAP
4 48 (4.12%) Cisco
5 47 (4.03%) VMware
6 23 (1.97%) Citrix
7 16 (1.37%) Sun
8 13 (1.11%) HP
9 12 (1.03%) IBM
9 12 (1.03%) Informatica
10 11 (0.94%) Juniper
10 11 (0.94%) MathWorks
10 11 (0.94%) MKS
11 10 (0.86%) ATG
11 10 (0.86%) EMC
11 10 (0.86%) Business Objects
12 8 (0.69%) Reuters
12 8 (0.69%) Bloomberg
12 8 (0.69%) Cognos
13 7 (0.60%) Teradata
Solihull, West Midlands (County)
Spring Technology
Salary: £25000.00 - £32000.00 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Solihull, West Midlands (County)
Spring Technology
Salary: £30000.00 - £40000.00 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
West Midlands (County)
Oho Group Ltd.
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum, Benefits Competitive Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Spring Technology
Salary: £25000.00 - £45000.00 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Spring Technology
Salary: £25000.00 - £45000.00 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Spring Technology
Salary: £25000.00 - £35000.00 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Burton-On-Trent, Staffordshire
Bluetownonline
Salary: Competitive
Posted: Yesterday
Warwick, Warwickshire
Heat Recruitment
Salary: From £40,000 to £50,000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Nicoll Curtin
Salary: £40000.00 - £55000.00 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Staffordshire
FT Select
Salary: From £75,000 to £85,000 per annum + 20% bonus + £6,600 car allowance +
Posted: Yesterday
Coventry, West Midlands (County)
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + 46 Days hols + flexible working
Posted: Yesterday
Cannock, Staffordshire
Searchability.co.uk
Salary: £18000 - £25000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
West Midlands
Kyna Associates
Salary: £25000 - £40000 Per Annum Plus Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Coventry, West Midlands (County)
Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £20000 - £25000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Solihull, West Midlands (County)
Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £35000 - £43000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £20000 - £27000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
West Midlands Police
Salary: From £38,286 to £44,970 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Rolls Royce
Posted: 2 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Rolls Royce
Posted: 2 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Reed Professional Services
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago