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

3 months to
4 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Degree
Rank 15 20 13
Rank change year-on-year
+5 -7
Permanent jobs citing Degree 729 514 602
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 11.85% 9.60% 12.20%
As % of the Qualifications category 42.88% 37.06% 46.20%
Number of salaries quoted 546 406 508
Median salary £37,500 £35,000 £38,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+7.14% -7.89%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,750 £22,000 £20,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £57,500 £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
1700 1387 1303
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 27.62% 25.90% 26.41%
Number of salaries quoted 1233 1080 1043
Median salary £41,000 £40,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+2.50% -5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,000 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £60,000 £65,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +6.25%

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 4 May 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 4 May 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 +8 216 £35,000 - 29
Warwickshire +23 157 £51,250 +28.12% 12
Coventry +3 113 £34,500 +0.72% 11
Staffordshire +9 64 £25,500 -21.53% 8
Worcestershire -5 38 £25,000 -31.50% 4
Solihull +16 33 £65,000 +62.50% 1
Wolverhampton +12 20 £35,000 +16.66% 5
Shropshire -5 20 £46,000 +87.75% 1
Herefordshire +11 11 £60,000 +33.33% 1
Walsall -5 7 £67,500 +8.00%
West Bromwich -5 2 £33,250 -42.17%
Dudley - 1 £32,500 -
Degree
England

Degree
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 4 May 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.

1 508 (37.94%) SQL
2 415 (30.99%) Computer Science
3 333 (24.87%) Java
4 325 (24.27%) Software Engineering
5 317 (23.67%) Agile Software Development
6 302 (22.55%) JavaScript
7 299 (22.33%) .NET
8 278 (20.76%) Finance
9 270 (20.16%) C#
10 266 (19.87%) SQL Server
11 255 (19.04%) HTML
12 230 (17.18%) MySQL
13 221 (16.50%) Microsoft
14 200 (14.94%) Oracle
14 200 (14.94%) CSS
15 197 (14.71%) Mathematics
16 164 (12.25%) Windows
17 163 (12.17%) C++
18 162 (12.10%) SOA
18 162 (12.10%) Analytical Skills
19 160 (11.95%) Scrum
20 154 (11.50%) PostgreSQL
20 154 (11.50%) Linux
21 146 (10.90%) ASP.NET
22 145 (10.83%) Project Management
23 143 (10.68%) XML
24 141 (10.53%) Unit Testing
25 137 (10.23%) Mentoring
26 135 (10.08%) Spring
27 133 (9.93%) MVC

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
1 112 (8.36%) GlassFish
2 110 (8.22%) JBoss
3 87 (6.50%) Apache Spark
4 83 (6.20%) Apache
5 76 (5.68%) WildFly
6 43 (3.21%) SharePoint
7 38 (2.84%) Apache Pig
8 32 (2.39%) SAS
9 15 (1.12%) Drupal
9 15 (1.12%) IIS
9 15 (1.12%) SharePoint 2013
10 13 (0.97%) CMS
10 13 (0.97%) Facebook Platform
10 13 (0.97%) MS Exchange
10 13 (0.97%) nginx
10 13 (0.97%) Node.js
11 11 (0.82%) WebLogic
12 10 (0.75%) SharePoint 2010
13 8 (0.60%) Tomcat
14 6 (0.45%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 124 (9.26%) MS Excel
2 39 (2.91%) MS Office
3 16 (1.19%) MS PowerPoint
4 15 (1.12%) MS Visio
5 10 (0.75%) MS Project
6 9 (0.67%) Photoshop
7 8 (0.60%) SPSS
8 6 (0.45%) Adobe Illustrator
9 5 (0.37%) Simulink
10 4 (0.30%) Adobe After Effects
10 4 (0.30%) AutoCAD
10 4 (0.30%) Spreadsheet
11 3 (0.22%) InfoPath
11 3 (0.22%) OmniGraffle
11 3 (0.22%) SOLIDWORKS
12 2 (0.15%) OrCAD
13 1 (0.075%) Acrobat
13 1 (0.075%) Fireworks
13 1 (0.075%) Stateflow
Business Applications
1 20 (1.49%) Dynamics CRM
2 15 (1.12%) Magento
3 14 (1.05%) Oracle 11i
3 14 (1.05%) Oracle EBS R12
3 14 (1.05%) Oracle Financials
4 12 (0.90%) Oracle EBS
5 11 (0.82%) SAP IS-U
6 8 (0.60%) SAP CO
6 8 (0.60%) SAP FI
6 8 (0.60%) SAP FI/CO
7 5 (0.37%) Dynamics AX
7 5 (0.37%) Dynamics GP
7 5 (0.37%) Dynamics NAV
7 5 (0.37%) SAP Oil and Gas
8 4 (0.30%) SAP MM
8 4 (0.30%) SAP SD
9 3 (0.22%) Oracle Applications
9 3 (0.22%) Oracle General Ledger
9 3 (0.22%) Oracle Payables
9 3 (0.22%) Oracle Receivables
Cloud Services
1 43 (3.21%) Amazon AWS
2 33 (2.46%) Microsoft Azure
3 22 (1.64%) Office 365
4 20 (1.49%) IaaS
5 19 (1.42%) SaaS
6 17 (1.27%) Amazon EC2
7 15 (1.12%) PaaS
8 7 (0.52%) Cloud Computing
8 7 (0.52%) GitHub
8 7 (0.52%) Google Analytics
9 5 (0.37%) OneDrive
10 2 (0.15%) Amazon CloudSearch
10 2 (0.15%) Amazon ElastiCache
10 2 (0.15%) Amazon SQS
10 2 (0.15%) Heroku
11 1 (0.075%) Azure Active Directory
11 1 (0.075%) MailChimp
11 1 (0.075%) Pure360
Communications & Networking
1 46 (3.44%) Firewall
2 31 (2.32%) WAN
3 29 (2.17%) LAN
4 27 (2.02%) Internet
5 24 (1.79%) HTTP
5 24 (1.79%) TCP/IP
6 23 (1.72%) VPN
7 18 (1.34%) SAN
8 17 (1.27%) DNS
9 15 (1.12%) Intranet
10 14 (1.05%) DHCP
11 13 (0.97%) Network Security
12 12 (0.90%) Extranet
13 9 (0.67%) SSL
14 7 (0.52%) VoIP
15 6 (0.45%) Wi-Fi
16 5 (0.37%) Cisco ASA
16 5 (0.37%) Fibre Channel
16 5 (0.37%) VLAN
17 4 (0.30%) Symposium
Database & Business Intelligence
1 266 (19.87%) SQL Server
2 230 (17.18%) MySQL
3 154 (11.50%) PostgreSQL
4 97 (7.24%) Apache Cassandra
4 97 (7.24%) Big Data
5 83 (6.20%) Hadoop
6 65 (4.85%) Relational Database
7 57 (4.26%) NoSQL
8 42 (3.14%) Apache Hive
9 38 (2.84%) HBase
9 38 (2.84%) Impala
9 38 (2.84%) MongoDB
9 38 (2.84%) Sqoop
10 36 (2.69%) SQL Server Reporting Services
11 34 (2.54%) RDBMS
12 30 (2.24%) SQL Server 2008
13 29 (2.17%) DB2
14 24 (1.79%) Data Warehouse
15 21 (1.57%) SQL Server Integration Services
16 16 (1.19%) SQLite
Development Applications
1 115 (8.59%) Jenkins
2 108 (8.07%) Hudson
3 95 (7.09%) JUnit
4 86 (6.42%) Git (software)
5 76 (5.68%) JBehave
6 75 (5.60%) Cucumber
7 74 (5.53%) RSpec
8 52 (3.88%) Selenium
9 51 (3.81%) Subversion
10 45 (3.36%) WATIR
11 37 (2.76%) Visual Studio
12 26 (1.94%) Mercurial
13 19 (1.42%) GDB
14 18 (1.34%) JIRA
14 18 (1.34%) TeamCity
15 17 (1.27%) Eclipse
16 13 (0.97%) Oracle Forms
17 8 (0.60%) Gradle
18 7 (0.52%) Team Foundation Server
19 5 (0.37%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
General
1 278 (20.76%) Finance
2 124 (9.26%) Retail
3 91 (6.80%) Marketing
4 80 (5.97%) Billing
5 72 (5.38%) Games
6 55 (4.11%) Manufacturing
7 44 (3.29%) Telecoms
8 34 (2.54%) Banking
9 27 (2.02%) Electronics
10 26 (1.94%) Publishing
11 23 (1.72%) Local Government
12 18 (1.34%) Automotive
13 14 (1.05%) Legal
14 9 (0.67%) Advertising
14 9 (0.67%) French Language
14 9 (0.67%) Law
14 9 (0.67%) Spanish Language
15 7 (0.52%) Aerospace
15 7 (0.52%) Financial Institution
15 7 (0.52%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 471 (35.18%) Developer
2 196 (14.64%) Analyst
3 165 (12.32%) Graduate
4 152 (11.35%) Java Developer
5 111 (8.29%) Senior Developer
6 108 (8.07%) Junior
7 92 (6.87%) .NET Developer
8 82 (6.12%) Architect
8 82 (6.12%) Senior Java Developer
8 82 (6.12%) Software Engineer
9 72 (5.38%) Graduate Developer
10 68 (5.08%) Software Developer
11 67 (5.00%) C# Developer
12 64 (4.78%) Administrator
13 62 (4.63%) Junior Developer
14 61 (4.56%) Agile Developer
14 61 (4.56%) Agile Java Developer
15 60 (4.48%) Business Analyst
16 55 (4.11%) Consultant
17 53 (3.96%) C# .NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 299 (22.33%) .NET
2 255 (19.04%) HTML
3 200 (14.94%) CSS
4 146 (10.90%) ASP.NET
5 143 (10.68%) XML
6 135 (10.08%) Spring
7 130 (9.71%) RESTful
8 120 (8.96%) Hibernate
9 112 (8.36%) JMS
10 109 (8.14%) HTML5
11 108 (8.07%) JPA
12 107 (7.99%) Java EE
12 107 (7.99%) JAX-RS
12 107 (7.99%) RESTEasy
13 103 (7.69%) jQuery
14 91 (6.80%) Web Services
15 64 (4.78%) CSS3
16 59 (4.41%) WCF
17 57 (4.26%) WPF
18 49 (3.66%) ASP.NET MVC
Miscellaneous
1 415 (30.99%) Computer Science
2 197 (14.71%) Mathematics
3 162 (12.10%) Analytical Skills
4 93 (6.95%) Mobile App
5 60 (4.48%) Artificial Intelligence
6 57 (4.26%) Management Information System
7 54 (4.03%) Data Centre
8 47 (3.51%) Smart Meter
9 36 (2.69%) Enterprise Software
10 34 (2.54%) Driving Licence
10 34 (2.54%) Statistics
11 27 (2.02%) User Experience
12 26 (1.94%) CUDA
13 25 (1.87%) CMDB
13 25 (1.87%) Physics
14 23 (1.72%) Algorithms
14 23 (1.72%) Fat Client
14 23 (1.72%) Thin Client
15 18 (1.34%) FMCG
16 17 (1.27%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 164 (12.25%) Windows
2 154 (11.50%) Linux
3 78 (5.83%) Unix
4 58 (4.33%) Android
5 55 (4.11%) Apple iOS
6 45 (3.36%) Windows Server
7 32 (2.39%) Mac OS X
8 21 (1.57%) Windows Server 2008
8 21 (1.57%) Windows Server 2012
9 18 (1.34%) Solaris
10 14 (1.05%) Windows Server 2003
11 11 (0.82%) Debian
11 11 (0.82%) Ubuntu
12 10 (0.75%) SUSE
12 10 (0.75%) Windows 7
13 9 (0.67%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
14 8 (0.60%) AIX
15 6 (0.45%) Windows Mobile
15 6 (0.45%) Windows XP
16 5 (0.37%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 325 (24.27%) Software Engineering
2 317 (23.67%) Agile Software Development
3 162 (12.10%) SOA
4 160 (11.95%) Scrum
5 145 (10.83%) Project Management
6 141 (10.53%) Unit Testing
7 137 (10.23%) Mentoring
8 133 (9.93%) MVC
9 125 (9.34%) Continuous Integration
10 124 (9.26%) OO
11 118 (8.81%) Business Intelligence
12 115 (8.59%) TDD
13 114 (8.51%) Dependency Injection
14 113 (8.44%) ITIL
15 107 (7.99%) Web Development
16 102 (7.62%) Open Source
17 98 (7.32%) Analytics
18 91 (6.80%) SDLC
19 86 (6.42%) Continuous Improvement
20 77 (5.75%) PRINCE2
Programming Languages
1 508 (37.94%) SQL
2 333 (24.87%) Java
3 302 (22.55%) JavaScript
4 270 (20.16%) C#
5 163 (12.17%) C++
6 104 (7.77%) Python
7 92 (6.87%) PHP
8 87 (6.50%) T-SQL
9 84 (6.27%) PL/SQL
10 73 (5.45%) C
11 63 (4.71%) Shell Script
12 58 (4.33%) VB.NET
13 50 (3.73%) Ruby
14 39 (2.91%) VB
15 33 (2.46%) Clojure
15 33 (2.46%) Scala
16 30 (2.24%) Groovy
17 22 (1.64%) PowerShell
18 21 (1.57%) Perl
19 20 (1.49%) VB6
Qualifications
1 74 (5.53%) Microsoft Certification
2 52 (3.88%) ISEB
3 49 (3.66%) HND
4 39 (2.91%) Cisco Certification
5 32 (2.39%) MCSD
6 31 (2.32%) CCNA
7 24 (1.79%) PMI Certification
8 22 (1.64%) CISSP
9 21 (1.57%) Security Cleared
10 20 (1.49%) PMP
11 17 (1.27%) CCNP
11 17 (1.27%) ITIL Certification
11 17 (1.27%) MBA
12 16 (1.19%) MCSE
13 15 (1.12%) CISA
13 15 (1.12%) CISM
13 15 (1.12%) ISTQB
14 13 (0.97%) SC Cleared
15 10 (0.75%) PhD
16 9 (0.67%) GIAC
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 61 (4.56%) QA
2 25 (1.87%) SLA
3 23 (1.72%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 17 (1.27%) PCI DSS
5 15 (1.12%) Sarbanes-Oxley
6 11 (0.82%) COBIT
7 9 (0.67%) ISO22301
7 9 (0.67%) ISO27002
7 9 (0.67%) ISO27005
8 7 (0.52%) Data Quality
9 5 (0.37%) P3O
10 4 (0.30%) Basel II
10 4 (0.30%) HMG Security Policy Framework
11 3 (0.22%) ISO 9000
12 2 (0.15%) ISAE 3402
12 2 (0.15%) ISO26262
12 2 (0.15%) MISRA
12 2 (0.15%) MISRA C
12 2 (0.15%) SSAE 16
12 2 (0.15%) TickIT
System Software
1 47 (3.51%) Docker
2 38 (2.84%) Apache Flume
2 38 (2.84%) HDFS
3 32 (2.39%) Active Directory
3 32 (2.39%) VMware Infrastructure
4 26 (1.94%) Cygwin
5 16 (1.19%) Firmware
6 11 (0.82%) Hyper-V
7 7 (0.52%) VMware ESXi
8 5 (0.37%) Squid
8 5 (0.37%) vSphere
9 3 (0.22%) NFS
9 3 (0.22%) Veritas Volume Manager
9 3 (0.22%) Xen
9 3 (0.22%) XenApp
10 2 (0.15%) iptables
11 1 (0.075%) Terminal Services
11 1 (0.075%) vCloud
Systems Management
1 40 (2.99%) Puppet
2 38 (2.84%) Hadoop YARN
2 38 (2.84%) Oozie
3 15 (1.12%) SCVMM
4 11 (0.82%) Oracle RMAN
4 11 (0.82%) Oracle ZFS
5 9 (0.67%) NetBackup
6 8 (0.60%) Tivoli Storage Manager
6 8 (0.60%) Unicenter
7 6 (0.45%) Rundeck
7 6 (0.45%) WSUS
8 5 (0.37%) Backup Exec
8 5 (0.37%) SCOM
9 3 (0.22%) Data Guard
9 3 (0.22%) SCCM
10 2 (0.15%) HAProxy
10 2 (0.15%) ITRS Geneos
10 2 (0.15%) Opscode Chef
10 2 (0.15%) SCOrch
10 2 (0.15%) Simpana
Vendors
1 221 (16.50%) Microsoft
2 200 (14.94%) Oracle
3 51 (3.81%) Cisco
4 46 (3.44%) Facebook
5 45 (3.36%) SAP
6 44 (3.29%) VMware
7 41 (3.06%) Cloudera
8 37 (2.76%) Hortonworks
8 37 (2.76%) MapR
9 33 (2.46%) Twitter
10 30 (2.24%) IBM
11 27 (2.02%) HP
12 24 (1.79%) Google
13 21 (1.57%) Citrix
13 21 (1.57%) Juniper
14 20 (1.49%) CheckPoint
15 17 (1.27%) Sun
15 17 (1.27%) Zend
16 16 (1.19%) NetApp
17 15 (1.12%) EMC
Coventry, West Midlands (County)
Computer People
Salary: £61000.00 per annum
Posted: 31 minutes ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Informatiq Consulting
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: 2 hours ago
Coventry, West Midlands (County)
Ampersand Consulting
Salary: £55000 per annum + Car Allowance - £4200
Posted: 5 hours ago
Wolverhampton, West Midlands (County)
Kingfisher Consultancy
Salary: £32000 - £40000 per annum + parking, Flexi working
Posted: 19 hours ago
Wolverhampton, West Midlands (County)
Kingfisher Consultancy
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + Parking, flexi working pension
Posted: 19 hours ago
Wolverhampton, West Midlands (County)
Kingfisher Consultancy
Salary: £30000 - £45000 per annum + Flexi working, parking, pension
Posted: 19 hours ago
Tamworth, Staffordshire
Kingfisher Consultancy
Salary: £19000 - £23000 per annum + pen/health/25 hols
Posted: 19 hours ago
Warwickshire
Circle Recruitment
Salary: £30000 - £45000 per annum + bens package
Posted: 22 hours ago
Malvern, Worcestershire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £45000 - £60000 per annum + Benefits + Great Company
Posted: Yesterday
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
FICO
Salary: Salary depends on experience.
Posted: Yesterday
Coventry, West Midlands (County)
Lockheed Martin
Posted: Yesterday
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Audentia Recruitment LTD
Salary: From £20,000 to £30,000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Audentia Recruitment LTD
Salary: From £35,000 to £55,000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Solihull, West Midlands (County)
Anderson Lamb
Salary: From £40,000 to £70,000 per annum plus bonus etc.
Posted: Yesterday
West Midlands
Virtusa UK Limited
Posted: 2 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Cognizant
Posted: 2 days ago
West Midlands
First Utility
Salary: £55,000 - £60,000 + Bonus + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Worcester, Worcestershire
Searchability
Salary: £18000 - £22000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Stoke-On-Trent, Staffordshire
Computer People
Salary: £20000 - £28000 per annum + bonus + Microsoft accreditation
Posted: 4 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Lawrence Harvey Enterprise
Salary: £50000.00 - £700000.00 per annum + Pension
Posted: 4 days ago
Brierley Hill, West Midlands (County)
Oscar
Salary: £45000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Stratford-Upon-Avon, Warwickshire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £18000 - £22000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Leamington Spa, Warwickshire
Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £25000 - £45000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Malvern, Worcestershire
Big Red Recruitment
Salary: £20000 - £28000 per annum + flexible and home working
Posted: 4 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Venturi
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + Benefits + Bonus
Posted: 4 days ago
Coventry, West Midlands (County)
ISL
Salary: £50000 - £65000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £18000 - £22000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Leamington Spa, Warwickshire
The Bridge Ltd
Salary: From £40,000 to £45,000 per annum + Good Benfits
Posted: 5 days ago
Tamworth, Staffordshire
Michael Bailey Associates
Salary: Market Rates
Posted: 5 days ago
Stoke-On-Trent, Staffordshire
Uniting Ambition
Salary: £20k - 30k per year + Great Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago