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 27 March 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
27 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Degree
Rank 17 12 15
Rank change year-on-year
-5 +3
Permanent jobs citing Degree 517 562 576
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 10.15% 12.65% 11.83%
As % of the Qualifications category 38.73% 47.55% 42.20%
Number of salaries quoted 421 482 478
Average salary £37,500 £38,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-1.31% +8.57%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,000 £21,500 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £55,000 £52,500
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
1335 1182 1365
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 26.21% 26.60% 28.05%
Number of salaries quoted 1070 942 1116
Average salary £40,000 £42,500 £38,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-5.88% +10.38%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,000 £25,000 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £60,000 £57,500
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 27 March 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 27 March 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 -7 151 £36,250 -19.44% 31
Coventry 0 109 £35,000 -22.22% 14
Warwickshire -18 58 £40,000 +14.28% 13
Staffordshire -3 50 £37,500 +15.38% 9
Worcestershire +8 40 £36,500 +46.00% 6
Solihull +7 40 £40,000 +33.33% 6
Shropshire -8 15 £22,500 -47.53% 4
Wolverhampton +4 11 £28,500 +46.15%
West Bromwich +13 7 £59,250 - 1
Walsall -3 7 £32,500 -14.47% 1
Herefordshire -11 7 £36,500 -8.75%
Dudley -13 1 £25,000 -16.66%
Halesowen - 1 £25,000 -
Bilston - 1 £28,000 - 1
Degree
England

Degree
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 27 March 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.

1 344 (33.14%) SQL
2 275 (26.49%) .NET
3 247 (23.80%) C#
4 236 (22.74%) HTML
5 234 (22.54%) JavaScript
6 226 (21.77%) Agile Software Development
7 213 (20.52%) Microsoft
8 206 (19.85%) Computer Science
9 200 (19.27%) SQL Server
10 182 (17.53%) CSS
10 182 (17.53%) Finance
11 181 (17.44%) ASP.NET
12 154 (14.84%) Analytical Skills
13 152 (14.64%) Project Management
14 137 (13.20%) MS Excel
15 132 (12.72%) Software Engineering
16 131 (12.62%) MVC
17 128 (12.33%) Windows
18 115 (11.08%) ITIL
19 113 (10.89%) jQuery
20 98 (9.44%) XML
20 98 (9.44%) Oracle
21 90 (8.67%) PRINCE2
22 88 (8.48%) Web Services
23 85 (8.19%) VB.NET
24 82 (7.90%) Scrum
24 82 (7.90%) Management Information System
25 81 (7.80%) Java
26 80 (7.71%) Marketing
27 77 (7.42%) C++

Degree
Top Related IT Skills in the West Midlands by Category

For the 6 months to 27 March 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 52 (5.01%) SharePoint
2 31 (2.99%) Tomcat
3 29 (2.79%) IIS
4 24 (2.31%) SAS
5 22 (2.12%) Apache
6 21 (2.02%) Node.js
7 20 (1.93%) MS Exchange
8 19 (1.83%) Documentum
8 19 (1.83%) CMS
9 14 (1.35%) Exchange Server 2010
10 12 (1.16%) JBoss
11 10 (0.96%) GlassFish
12 7 (0.67%) BizTalk Server
13 6 (0.58%) Exchange Server 2013
14 5 (0.48%) Lync
15 4 (0.39%) SharePoint 2013
15 4 (0.39%) Umbraco
15 4 (0.39%) Sitecore CMS
15 4 (0.39%) WebLogic
16 3 (0.29%) nginx
Applications
1 137 (13.20%) MS Excel
2 53 (5.11%) MS Office
3 36 (3.47%) MS PowerPoint
4 20 (1.93%) Simulink
5 17 (1.64%) Photoshop
6 12 (1.16%) Spreadsheet
7 6 (0.58%) Adobe Illustrator
7 6 (0.58%) MS Project
8 4 (0.39%) SPSS
8 4 (0.39%) CATIA
9 3 (0.29%) TargetLink
9 3 (0.29%) Stateflow
9 3 (0.29%) MS Visio
10 1 (0.096%) Maya
10 1 (0.096%) Adobe Creative Suite
10 1 (0.096%) Adobe After Effects
10 1 (0.096%) Solid Edge
Business Applications
1 35 (3.37%) Google Analytics
2 22 (2.12%) Dynamics CRM
3 12 (1.16%) SAP CRM
4 7 (0.67%) Oracle ERP
5 6 (0.58%) Cognos Business Intelligence
5 6 (0.58%) SAP SD
6 5 (0.48%) SAP PM
6 5 (0.48%) SAP MRS
7 4 (0.39%) SAP R/3
7 4 (0.39%) SAP MM
8 3 (0.29%) Oracle EBS
8 3 (0.29%) Teamcenter
8 3 (0.29%) SAP GRC
8 3 (0.29%) Magento
9 2 (0.19%) Infor M3
9 2 (0.19%) Cognos TM1
10 1 (0.096%) Dynamics NAV
10 1 (0.096%) Dynamics AX
10 1 (0.096%) SAP ECC
10 1 (0.096%) SAP CO
Cloud Services
1 13 (1.25%) SaaS
2 11 (1.06%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (0.096%) PaaS
3 1 (0.096%) Office 365
3 1 (0.096%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 26 (2.50%) TCP/IP
2 23 (2.22%) Firewall
3 19 (1.83%) WAN
4 15 (1.45%) SSL
5 13 (1.25%) DNS
6 12 (1.16%) Internet
7 11 (1.06%) SAN
7 11 (1.06%) LAN
8 10 (0.96%) Network Security
9 8 (0.77%) VoIP
9 8 (0.77%) DHCP
9 8 (0.77%) Wi-Fi
10 7 (0.67%) MPLS
10 7 (0.67%) HTTP
10 7 (0.67%) TETRA
10 7 (0.67%) Ethernet
10 7 (0.67%) 4G
11 6 (0.58%) BIG-IP
12 5 (0.48%) Cisco ICM
12 5 (0.48%) H.323
Database & Business Intelligence
1 200 (19.27%) SQL Server
2 54 (5.20%) MySQL
3 50 (4.82%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 46 (4.43%) Relational Database
5 45 (4.34%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 37 (3.56%) Data Warehouse
7 34 (3.28%) SQL Server 2008
8 22 (2.12%) RDBMS
9 17 (1.64%) SQL Server Analysis Services
10 16 (1.54%) Data Mining
10 16 (1.54%) SAS Enterprise Guide
10 16 (1.54%) SQL Server 2012
11 15 (1.45%) Crystal Reports
11 15 (1.45%) SQL Server 2005
12 11 (1.06%) Oracle Database
13 8 (0.77%) Oracle Database 11g
13 8 (0.77%) MS Access
14 7 (0.67%) OLAP
14 7 (0.67%) DTS
14 7 (0.67%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 70 (6.74%) Visual Studio
2 18 (1.73%) Subversion
3 15 (1.45%) Maven
4 13 (1.25%) Eclipse
5 12 (1.16%) Git (software)
5 12 (1.16%) Jenkins
6 11 (1.06%) Hudson
7 10 (0.96%) Ant
8 8 (0.77%) Mercurial
9 7 (0.67%) JIRA
10 6 (0.58%) Rational DOORS
10 6 (0.58%) CruiseControl
10 6 (0.58%) Selenium
10 6 (0.58%) Artifactory
11 5 (0.48%) Cucumber
11 5 (0.48%) Team Foundation Server
12 4 (0.39%) NetBeans
12 4 (0.39%) Talend Open Studio
12 4 (0.39%) Toad
13 3 (0.29%) PVCS
General
1 182 (17.53%) Finance
2 80 (7.71%) Marketing
3 60 (5.78%) Telecoms
4 55 (5.30%) Banking
4 55 (5.30%) Retail
5 52 (5.01%) Electronics
6 47 (4.53%) Manufacturing
7 26 (2.50%) Automotive
8 21 (2.02%) Advertising
9 13 (1.25%) Games
9 13 (1.25%) Law
9 13 (1.25%) Back Office
10 10 (0.96%) Pharmaceutical
10 10 (0.96%) Investment Banking
11 9 (0.87%) Legal
12 8 (0.77%) Aerospace
13 7 (0.67%) Front Office
13 7 (0.67%) French Language
14 6 (0.58%) German Language
14 6 (0.58%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 329 (31.70%) Developer
2 188 (18.11%) Analyst
3 102 (9.83%) .NET Developer
4 98 (9.44%) Software Developer
5 86 (8.29%) Graduate
6 82 (7.90%) C# Developer
7 80 (7.71%) Junior
8 70 (6.74%) C# .NET Developer
9 56 (5.39%) Software Engineer
9 56 (5.39%) Consultant
9 56 (5.39%) Junior Developer
9 56 (5.39%) Graduate Developer
10 52 (5.01%) Business Analyst
11 50 (4.82%) Web Developer
11 50 (4.82%) C# ASP.NET Developer
12 48 (4.62%) ASP.NET Developer
13 37 (3.56%) Project Manager
14 31 (2.99%) Senior Developer
15 28 (2.70%) Graduate Software Developer
16 26 (2.50%) Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 275 (26.49%) .NET
2 236 (22.74%) HTML
3 182 (17.53%) CSS
4 181 (17.44%) ASP.NET
5 113 (10.89%) jQuery
6 98 (9.44%) XML
7 88 (8.48%) Web Services
8 47 (4.53%) ASP.NET MVC
9 45 (4.34%) HTML5
10 42 (4.05%) .NET Framework
11 37 (3.56%) KnockoutJS
12 35 (3.37%) CSS3
13 30 (2.89%) Razor View Engine
13 30 (2.89%) Twitter Bootstrap
13 30 (2.89%) ASP.NET Web Forms
13 30 (2.89%) WPF
14 28 (2.70%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
15 26 (2.50%) ASP.NET Web API
16 25 (2.41%) WCF
17 24 (2.31%) Silverlight
Miscellaneous
1 206 (19.85%) Computer Science
2 154 (14.84%) Analytical Skills
3 82 (7.90%) Management Information System
4 53 (5.11%) Mathematics
5 42 (4.05%) User Experience
6 41 (3.95%) Mobile App
7 25 (2.41%) Social Media
8 22 (2.12%) Embedded Systems
9 21 (2.02%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
10 19 (1.83%) Economics
11 17 (1.64%) Physics
12 16 (1.54%) Digital Media
12 16 (1.54%) iPhone
13 15 (1.45%) Open Source
13 15 (1.45%) Life Science
14 13 (1.25%) VHDL
14 13 (1.25%) Algorithms
15 12 (1.16%) GIS
15 12 (1.16%) Statistics
16 11 (1.06%) Client/Server
Operating Systems
1 128 (12.33%) Windows
2 55 (5.30%) Linux
3 42 (4.05%) UNIX
3 42 (4.05%) Windows Server 2008
4 29 (2.79%) Windows Server 2003
5 26 (2.50%) Android
6 21 (2.02%) Windows XP
7 17 (1.64%) Apple iOS
8 11 (1.06%) Windows Vista
9 10 (0.96%) VxWorks
10 9 (0.87%) Windows Server 2012
11 4 (0.39%) Embedded Linux
12 3 (0.29%) Solaris
12 3 (0.29%) Windows 7
13 2 (0.19%) CentOS
14 1 (0.096%) Ubuntu
14 1 (0.096%) Windows Mobile
14 1 (0.096%) AIX
14 1 (0.096%) OS/400
14 1 (0.096%) zOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 226 (21.77%) Agile Software Development
2 152 (14.64%) Project Management
3 132 (12.72%) Software Engineering
4 131 (12.62%) MVC
5 115 (11.08%) ITIL
6 90 (8.67%) PRINCE2
7 82 (7.90%) Scrum
8 74 (7.13%) Analytics
9 70 (6.74%) Business Intelligence
10 68 (6.55%) CRM
11 64 (6.17%) TDD
12 61 (5.88%) OO
13 58 (5.59%) Mentoring
14 48 (4.62%) Service Delivery
15 47 (4.53%) Data Analysis
15 47 (4.53%) Coaching
16 46 (4.43%) Web Development
17 44 (4.24%) Content Management
18 41 (3.95%) Information Security
19 38 (3.66%) Responsive Web Design
Programming Languages
1 344 (33.14%) SQL
2 247 (23.80%) C#
3 234 (22.54%) JavaScript
4 85 (8.19%) VB.NET
5 81 (7.80%) Java
6 77 (7.42%) C++
7 64 (6.17%) T-SQL
8 63 (6.07%) VB
9 60 (5.78%) C
10 59 (5.68%) PHP
11 36 (3.47%) PL/SQL
12 31 (2.99%) Python
13 30 (2.89%) VBA
14 25 (2.41%) VBScript
14 25 (2.41%) PowerShell
15 24 (2.31%) MATLAB
15 24 (2.31%) VB6
16 19 (1.83%) Embedded C
17 15 (1.45%) Perl
18 12 (1.16%) PHP5
Qualifications
1 58 (5.59%) ISEB
2 38 (3.66%) Microsoft Certification
3 30 (2.89%) Cisco Certification
3 30 (2.89%) Security Cleared
4 22 (2.12%) CCNP
5 20 (1.93%) PRINCE2 Certification
5 20 (1.93%) ISTQB
6 19 (1.83%) HND
7 18 (1.73%) PMP
8 17 (1.64%) MCSE
8 17 (1.64%) CISSP
9 16 (1.54%) SC Cleared
10 15 (1.45%) PMI Certification
11 12 (1.16%) CISA
11 12 (1.16%) CISM
12 11 (1.06%) CCNA
13 10 (0.96%) HNC
13 10 (0.96%) Chartered Engineer
14 7 (0.67%) CRISC
14 7 (0.67%) MCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 48 (4.62%) QA
2 27 (2.60%) SLA
3 22 (2.12%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 18 (1.73%) ISO 9001
5 12 (1.16%) TickIT
6 9 (0.87%) COBIT
6 9 (0.87%) PCI DSS
7 7 (0.67%) IEC 61508
8 6 (0.58%) Sarbanes-Oxley
9 4 (0.39%) ISO/IEC 15504 (SPICE)
9 4 (0.39%) BS25999
10 2 (0.19%) HIPAA
10 2 (0.19%) COSO
10 2 (0.19%) ISO/IEC 17799
11 1 (0.096%) Data Quality
11 1 (0.096%) PMBOK
System Software
1 33 (3.18%) Active Directory
2 17 (1.64%) vSphere
3 10 (0.96%) Firmware
4 9 (0.87%) VMware Infrastructure
5 7 (0.67%) Hyper-V
5 7 (0.67%) VMware ESXi
6 6 (0.58%) Terminal Services
7 4 (0.39%) XenApp
8 1 (0.096%) Snort
8 1 (0.096%) LiteSpeed
Systems Management
1 8 (0.77%) Puppet
2 6 (0.58%) HP Quality Center
2 6 (0.58%) SCCM
3 5 (0.48%) Nagios
3 5 (0.48%) Cisco UCCE
3 5 (0.48%) Cisco CUCM
4 3 (0.29%) Data Guard
4 3 (0.29%) WSUS
5 2 (0.19%) BladeLogic
5 2 (0.19%) Unicenter
5 2 (0.19%) Tivoli
5 2 (0.19%) Netcool
5 2 (0.19%) ITRS Geneos
5 2 (0.19%) Ansible
6 1 (0.096%) cPanel
6 1 (0.096%) Opscode Chef
6 1 (0.096%) Cacti
6 1 (0.096%) Nessus
6 1 (0.096%) Nmap
6 1 (0.096%) SCOM
Vendors
1 213 (20.52%) Microsoft
2 98 (9.44%) Oracle
3 71 (6.84%) SAP
4 41 (3.95%) Google
5 34 (3.28%) VMware
6 31 (2.99%) Cisco
7 26 (2.50%) IBM
8 25 (2.41%) Informatica
9 22 (2.12%) Citrix
10 19 (1.83%) Teradata
11 18 (1.73%) Business Objects
12 9 (0.87%) Juniper
12 9 (0.87%) Adobe
12 9 (0.87%) Sun
13 8 (0.77%) Cognos
14 7 (0.67%) EMC
14 7 (0.67%) ION Trading
15 5 (0.48%) Brocade
15 5 (0.48%) Primavera
15 5 (0.48%) BT
Warwickshire
Stelfox Ltd
Posted: Yesterday
West Midlands
Capita Resourcing IT
Salary: Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Solihull, West Midlands (County)
IT Connections
Salary: Up to £40,000
Posted: Yesterday
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Senitor Associates
Salary: £20000 - £22000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Miller Maxwell Ltd
Salary: From £30,000 to £35,000 per annum + competitive benefits package
Posted: Yesterday
Solihull, West Midlands (County)
Senitor Associates
Salary: £20000 - £30000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Stoke-On-Trent, Staffordshire
IT Retail People Ltd
Salary: Unspecified
Posted: 2 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
BTR Recruitment Ltd.
Salary: From £23,000 to £30,000 per annum plus bens
Posted: 2 days ago
Stafford, Staffordshire
Advantage XPO
Salary: Negaotiable
Posted: 2 days ago
Solihull, West Midlands (County)
360 Resourcing Solutions
Salary: Highly Competitive + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Warwickshire
Big Red Recruitment
Salary: £65000 - £75000 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Malvern, Worcestershire
Real Time Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 48,000 + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Big Red Recruitment
Salary: £20000 - £30000 per annum + Great Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Telford, Shropshire
RecruitmentRevolution.com Limited
Salary: From £25,000 to £28,000 per annum + Private Healthcare + Pension
Posted: 3 days ago
Solihull, West Midlands (County)
Oscar Associates (UK) Ltd
Salary: £18000 - £25000 per annum + BENEFITS
Posted: 3 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Network ITR
Salary: 25k to 26k per year GBP
Posted: 3 days ago
West Midlands
Big Red Recruitment
Salary: £40000 - £48000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Auburn Rose
Salary: From £20,000 to £25,000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Coventry, West Midlands (County)
Timothy James Consulting Ltd
Salary: £65000 - £80000 per annum + On application
Posted: 3 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Big Red Recruitment
Salary: £30000 - £42000 per annum + Great Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago