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 28 August 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
28 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Degree
Rank 16 15 14
Rank change year-on-year
-1 -1
Permanent jobs citing Degree 609 602 669
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 10.82% 11.22% 12.28%
As % of the Qualifications category 41.94% 40.59% 42.18%
Number of salaries quoted 470 479 586
Average salary £35,000 £37,500 £38,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-6.66% -2.59%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £22,500 £22,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £57,500 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £38,500 £38,000
% change year-on-year
+3.89% +1.31%
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
1452 1483 1586
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 25.79% 27.64% 29.12%
Number of salaries quoted 1167 1228 1375
Average salary £42,500 £42,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+1.19% -1.17%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £27,850 £26,338
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £60,000 £67,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.40% +3.75%

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 28 August 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 28 August 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 0 209 £38,000 -8.43% 42
Staffordshire 0 94 £37,500 +7.14% 12
Coventry +6 92 £37,500 +11.11% 12
Warwickshire -1 75 £27,500 -25.67% 16
Worcestershire -3 37 £32,532 -18.67% 5
Solihull +13 31 £32,500 -10.95% 7
Wolverhampton 0 23 £30,000 +3.44% 3
Shropshire +10 19 £26,500 -37.64% 1
Walsall -1 7 £75,000 +11.11%
Herefordshire +3 4 - - 1
Halesowen - 2 £22,500 - 1
Dudley -6 1 £19,000 -15.55%
West Bromwich -7 1 £25,000 +31.57%
Bilston - 1 £28,000 -
Degree
England

Degree
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 28 August 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.

1 375 (33.91%) Computer Science
2 337 (30.47%) SQL
3 306 (27.67%) .NET
4 296 (26.76%) HTML
5 293 (26.49%) C#
6 269 (24.32%) SQL Server
7 263 (23.78%) JavaScript
8 262 (23.69%) Agile Software Development
9 230 (20.80%) Microsoft
10 214 (19.35%) CSS
11 209 (18.90%) Finance
12 193 (17.45%) Software Engineering
13 177 (16.00%) Windows
13 177 (16.00%) Project Management
14 167 (15.10%) ASP.NET
15 146 (13.20%) Analytical Skills
16 141 (12.75%) Java
17 130 (11.75%) MS Excel
18 126 (11.39%) C++
19 119 (10.76%) XML
20 115 (10.40%) Oracle
21 112 (10.13%) MVC
21 112 (10.13%) Mathematics
22 100 (9.04%) Web Services
23 94 (8.50%) jQuery
24 93 (8.41%) Visual Studio
25 90 (8.14%) Scrum
26 88 (7.96%) Marketing
27 85 (7.69%) MySQL
28 83 (7.50%) HTML5

Degree
Top Related IT Skills in the West Midlands by Category

For the 6 months to 28 August 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 (4.70%) IIS
2 47 (4.25%) SharePoint
3 26 (2.35%) WebLogic
4 22 (1.99%) WebSphere
5 20 (1.81%) CMS
5 20 (1.81%) SAS
6 16 (1.45%) Node.js
7 15 (1.36%) Tomcat
8 12 (1.08%) MS Exchange
9 10 (0.90%) JBoss
10 9 (0.81%) Apache
10 9 (0.81%) MTS
11 8 (0.72%) SharePoint 2013
12 6 (0.54%) SharePoint 2010
12 6 (0.54%) GlassFish
12 6 (0.54%) Documentum
13 5 (0.45%) WordPress
14 4 (0.36%) BizTalk Server
15 3 (0.27%) OpenEdge
15 3 (0.27%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 130 (11.75%) MS Excel
2 24 (2.17%) MS PowerPoint
3 22 (1.99%) MS Project
3 22 (1.99%) MS Office
4 16 (1.45%) Photoshop
5 12 (1.08%) AutoCAD
6 11 (0.99%) Adobe Creative Suite
7 10 (0.90%) Simulink
8 9 (0.81%) MS Visio
9 8 (0.72%) SPSS
9 8 (0.72%) Spreadsheet
10 5 (0.45%) Adobe Illustrator
11 3 (0.27%) InDesign
11 3 (0.27%) SOLIDWORKS
12 2 (0.18%) Open Workbench
13 1 (0.090%) Adobe Captivate
13 1 (0.090%) GIMP
13 1 (0.090%) OmniGraffle
13 1 (0.090%) TargetLink
13 1 (0.090%) PTC Creo
Business Applications
1 7 (0.63%) Dynamics AX
2 4 (0.36%) Dynamics CRM
2 4 (0.36%) SAP CRM
3 2 (0.18%) Cognos TM1
3 2 (0.18%) Dynamics NAV
3 2 (0.18%) SAP Business One
4 1 (0.090%) Line 500
4 1 (0.090%) Magento
4 1 (0.090%) SAP BPC
4 1 (0.090%) Sage ERP X3
4 1 (0.090%) Odoo
4 1 (0.090%) ResourceLink
4 1 (0.090%) SAP FI/CO
4 1 (0.090%) SAP CO
4 1 (0.090%) SAP R/3
4 1 (0.090%) SAP FI
4 1 (0.090%) SAP MM
4 1 (0.090%) Primavera
Cloud Services
1 32 (2.89%) SaaS
2 27 (2.44%) Google Analytics
3 22 (1.99%) Microsoft Azure
4 8 (0.72%) Amazon AWS
5 7 (0.63%) Heroku
5 7 (0.63%) Office 365
6 5 (0.45%) PaaS
7 4 (0.36%) GitHub
7 4 (0.36%) IaaS
8 1 (0.090%) Adobe Analytics
8 1 (0.090%) Cloud Computing
8 1 (0.090%) Force.com
Communications & Networking
1 38 (3.44%) Internet
2 22 (1.99%) TCP/IP
2 22 (1.99%) Firewall
3 12 (1.08%) LAN
4 10 (0.90%) WAN
4 10 (0.90%) VPN
4 10 (0.90%) DNS
4 10 (0.90%) SAN
4 10 (0.90%) Wi-Fi
5 9 (0.81%) VoIP
6 8 (0.72%) OSPF
7 7 (0.63%) SSL
7 7 (0.63%) Network Security
8 6 (0.54%) CTI
8 6 (0.54%) Intranet
9 5 (0.45%) MPLS
9 5 (0.45%) HTTP
9 5 (0.45%) DHCP
9 5 (0.45%) Cisco Nexus
9 5 (0.45%) BGP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 269 (24.32%) SQL Server
2 85 (7.69%) MySQL
3 40 (3.62%) Relational Database
4 34 (3.07%) SQL Server 2008
5 29 (2.62%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 26 (2.35%) Crystal Reports
7 25 (2.26%) Oracle Database
8 24 (2.17%) RDBMS
8 24 (2.17%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 17 (1.54%) SQL Server Analysis Services
9 17 (1.54%) Big Data
9 17 (1.54%) SQL Server 2012
9 17 (1.54%) MongoDB
9 17 (1.54%) NoSQL
10 12 (1.08%) Oracle Database 11g
10 12 (1.08%) SQLite
10 12 (1.08%) Data Warehouse
11 11 (0.99%) MS Access
11 11 (0.99%) SQL Server 2005
12 10 (0.90%) Hadoop
Development Applications
1 93 (8.41%) Visual Studio
2 39 (3.53%) Git (software)
3 20 (1.81%) Selenium
4 19 (1.72%) Subversion
5 11 (0.99%) Team Foundation Server
6 9 (0.81%) Hudson
6 9 (0.81%) Jenkins
7 8 (0.72%) Talend Open Studio
8 7 (0.63%) JIRA
8 7 (0.63%) Eclipse
8 7 (0.63%) HP UFT
9 6 (0.54%) VSS/SourceSafe
10 5 (0.45%) LoadRunner
10 5 (0.45%) NetBeans
10 5 (0.45%) Maven
11 4 (0.36%) Ant
11 4 (0.36%) Rational DOORS
12 3 (0.27%) Cucumber
12 3 (0.27%) CMake
12 3 (0.27%) JUnit
General
1 209 (18.90%) Finance
2 88 (7.96%) Marketing
3 70 (6.33%) Manufacturing
4 60 (5.42%) Retail
5 47 (4.25%) Electronics
6 40 (3.62%) Games
7 33 (2.98%) Telecoms
8 32 (2.89%) Advertising
9 31 (2.80%) Automotive
10 20 (1.81%) Law
11 17 (1.54%) Pharmaceutical
12 14 (1.27%) Legal
12 14 (1.27%) Banking
12 14 (1.27%) Back Office
13 7 (0.63%) Aerospace
14 5 (0.45%) Billing
14 5 (0.45%) German Language
15 4 (0.36%) Mandarin Language
16 2 (0.18%) Norwegian Language
16 2 (0.18%) Finnish Language
Job Titles
1 346 (31.28%) Developer
2 148 (13.38%) Analyst
3 108 (9.76%) Software Developer
4 106 (9.58%) Graduate
5 98 (8.86%) .NET Developer
6 90 (8.14%) Software Engineer
7 86 (7.78%) Junior
8 70 (6.33%) C# Developer
9 54 (4.88%) C# .NET Developer
10 51 (4.61%) Web Developer
11 49 (4.43%) Junior Developer
11 49 (4.43%) Graduate Developer
12 44 (3.98%) Architect
13 41 (3.71%) Project Manager
14 39 (3.53%) Consultant
15 34 (3.07%) Business Analyst
16 33 (2.98%) C# ASP.NET Developer
17 32 (2.89%) C++ Software Engineer
18 30 (2.71%) Senior Developer
19 29 (2.62%) .NET Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 306 (27.67%) .NET
2 296 (26.76%) HTML
3 214 (19.35%) CSS
4 167 (15.10%) ASP.NET
5 119 (10.76%) XML
6 100 (9.04%) Web Services
7 94 (8.50%) jQuery
8 83 (7.50%) HTML5
9 73 (6.60%) .NET Framework
10 64 (5.79%) WPF
11 62 (5.61%) WCF
12 45 (4.07%) ASP.NET MVC
13 37 (3.35%) WinForms
14 35 (3.16%) ASP.NET Web Forms
15 34 (3.07%) RESTful
16 32 (2.89%) AngularJS
17 29 (2.62%) J2EE
18 28 (2.53%) CSS3
19 25 (2.26%) LINQ
20 24 (2.17%) Silverlight
Miscellaneous
1 375 (33.91%) Computer Science
2 146 (13.20%) Analytical Skills
3 112 (10.13%) Mathematics
4 67 (6.06%) User Experience
5 54 (4.88%) Management Information System
6 37 (3.35%) Social Media
7 34 (3.07%) Physics
8 30 (2.71%) Mobile App
9 28 (2.53%) Enterprise Software
10 26 (2.35%) Client/Server
11 24 (2.17%) Data Centre
12 18 (1.63%) N-Tier
12 18 (1.63%) Artificial Intelligence
13 17 (1.54%) Life Science
13 17 (1.54%) Data Integration
14 15 (1.36%) PMI
15 13 (1.18%) Statistics
16 12 (1.08%) Blackberry
17 11 (0.99%) Thin Client
17 11 (0.99%) Fat Client
Operating Systems
1 177 (16.00%) Windows
2 69 (6.24%) Linux
3 40 (3.62%) Windows Server 2008
4 35 (3.16%) Android
5 33 (2.98%) UNIX
6 27 (2.44%) Apple iOS
7 11 (0.99%) Windows XP
7 11 (0.99%) Windows Server 2012
8 9 (0.81%) Windows Mobile
9 8 (0.72%) Windows Server 2003
10 3 (0.27%) Windows 7
11 2 (0.18%) Windows 8
11 2 (0.18%) Windows 2000 Server
11 2 (0.18%) VxWorks
12 1 (0.090%) SUSE
12 1 (0.090%) Ubuntu
12 1 (0.090%) VMS
12 1 (0.090%) NetWare
12 1 (0.090%) Mac OS X
12 1 (0.090%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 262 (23.69%) Agile Software Development
2 193 (17.45%) Software Engineering
3 177 (16.00%) Project Management
4 112 (10.13%) MVC
5 90 (8.14%) Scrum
6 80 (7.23%) OO
7 78 (7.05%) Analytics
8 77 (6.96%) ITIL
9 76 (6.87%) Web Development
10 75 (6.78%) PRINCE2
11 73 (6.60%) SDLC
12 62 (5.61%) Business Analysis
13 58 (5.24%) Mentoring
14 46 (4.16%) Business Intelligence
14 46 (4.16%) Change Management
14 46 (4.16%) SEO
15 45 (4.07%) ERP
16 40 (3.62%) E-Commerce
16 40 (3.62%) Stakeholder Management
17 36 (3.25%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 337 (30.47%) SQL
2 293 (26.49%) C#
3 263 (23.78%) JavaScript
4 141 (12.75%) Java
5 126 (11.39%) C++
6 76 (6.87%) T-SQL
7 75 (6.78%) PHP
8 66 (5.97%) VB.NET
9 57 (5.15%) VB
10 55 (4.97%) C
11 45 (4.07%) VB6
12 42 (3.80%) Python
13 32 (2.89%) PowerShell
14 19 (1.72%) MATLAB
15 18 (1.63%) PL/SQL
16 17 (1.54%) R
17 15 (1.36%) VBScript
18 12 (1.08%) VBA
19 11 (0.99%) Ruby
20 9 (0.81%) Embedded C
Qualifications
1 49 (4.43%) ISEB
2 32 (2.89%) Cisco Certification
3 26 (2.35%) CCNP
4 24 (2.17%) Security Cleared
5 21 (1.90%) CCNA
6 18 (1.63%) Microsoft Certification
6 18 (1.63%) Postgraduate
6 18 (1.63%) PMI Certification
7 17 (1.54%) HND
8 16 (1.45%) PhD
9 14 (1.27%) HNC
10 12 (1.08%) DV Cleared
11 11 (0.99%) ISTQB
12 10 (0.90%) CISSP
12 10 (0.90%) ITIL Certification
12 10 (0.90%) PMP
13 9 (0.81%) PRINCE2 Certification
13 9 (0.81%) MCSE
14 8 (0.72%) CISM
14 8 (0.72%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 55 (4.97%) QA
2 18 (1.63%) SLA
3 6 (0.54%) TickIT
3 6 (0.54%) IEC 61508
4 4 (0.36%) PCI DSS
4 4 (0.36%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 3 (0.27%) ISO/IEC 15504 (SPICE)
5 3 (0.27%) P3O
5 3 (0.27%) ISO 9001
6 1 (0.090%) PMBOK
6 1 (0.090%) Data Quality
6 1 (0.090%) BS7666
6 1 (0.090%) COBIT
System Software
1 39 (3.53%) Active Directory
2 8 (0.72%) Firmware
2 8 (0.72%) Hyper-V
3 5 (0.45%) XenApp
3 5 (0.45%) VMware Infrastructure
4 2 (0.18%) Terminal Services
5 1 (0.090%) Snort
5 1 (0.090%) Squid
5 1 (0.090%) Oracle RAC
5 1 (0.090%) Novell eDirectory
5 1 (0.090%) VMware ESXi
5 1 (0.090%) Dovecot
5 1 (0.090%) Corosync
5 1 (0.090%) KVM
Systems Management
1 5 (0.45%) SCCM
1 5 (0.45%) HP Quality Center
2 4 (0.36%) Nessus
2 4 (0.36%) Nmap
3 3 (0.27%) WSUS
3 3 (0.27%) Backup Exec
3 3 (0.27%) Rundeck
4 2 (0.18%) AirWatch
4 2 (0.18%) Puppet
4 2 (0.18%) Ansible
5 1 (0.090%) Cisco Prime
5 1 (0.090%) Pacemaker
5 1 (0.090%) Cisco CUCM
5 1 (0.090%) Foglight
5 1 (0.090%) SCOM
5 1 (0.090%) SCVMM
5 1 (0.090%) Cisco UCCE
Vendors
1 230 (20.80%) Microsoft
2 115 (10.40%) Oracle
3 62 (5.61%) Google
4 31 (2.80%) Cisco
5 30 (2.71%) IBM
6 27 (2.44%) SAP
7 24 (2.17%) VMware
8 22 (1.99%) Adobe
9 21 (1.90%) Citrix
10 15 (1.36%) BEA
10 15 (1.36%) Apple
11 14 (1.27%) Informatica
11 14 (1.27%) HP
12 12 (1.08%) Xamarin
13 8 (0.72%) Talend
13 8 (0.72%) Veeam
14 7 (0.63%) Infor
14 7 (0.63%) Teradata
14 7 (0.63%) Cognos
14 7 (0.63%) Rackspace
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Ascent People Ltd
Salary: £23000 - £28000 per annum + Training
Posted: 7 hours ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
PNG Recruitment Solutions
Salary: £30,000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Burton-On-Trent, Staffordshire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £18000 - £25000 per annum + Training! Plus benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Warwickshire
Edissero Ltd
Salary: benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Warwickshire
Circle Recruitment
Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum + bens package
Posted: 2 days ago
Coventry, West Midlands (County)
Real Time Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 30,000-40,000
Posted: 2 days ago
Stafford, Staffordshire
Searchability
Salary: £18000 - £22000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Tamworth, Staffordshire
Big Red Recruitment
Salary: £24050 per annum + excellent benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Herefordshire
Searchability
Salary: £40000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Nuneaton, Warwickshire
Uniting Ambition
Salary: £40k - 50k per year
Posted: 2 days ago
Worcester, Worcestershire
Hereford & Worcester Fire and Rescue Service
Salary: From £33,117 to £35,055 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Coventry, West Midlands (County)
City College Coventry
Salary: Unspecified Starting salary £23,500
Posted: 2 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £35-55K
Posted: 2 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: 45-65K
Posted: 2 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: 45-65K
Posted: 2 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Salary: £30000.00 - £40000.00 per annum + excellent benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Birmingham, Warwickshire
RDF Resources Ltd
Salary: flexible hours, Pension, bonus scheme
Posted: 2 days ago
West Midlands
Kingfisher Recruitment Specialists Limited
Salary: Parking, Interesting Work, Flexi
Posted: 2 days ago
Birmingham, Warwickshire
Big Red Recruitment Midlands Ltd
Salary: excellent package and development
Posted: 3 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £45,000 - £85,000
Posted: 3 days ago