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 24 October 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
24 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Degree
Rank 16 15 13
Rank change year-on-year
-1 -2
Permanent jobs citing Degree 631 633 591
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 10.98% 11.90% 12.67%
As % of the Qualifications category 39.22% 42.83% 45.01%
Number of salaries quoted 522 544 465
Average salary £35,000 £37,500 £37,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-6.66% +1.35%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £20,500 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £54,950 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £39,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+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
1609 1478 1313
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 27.99% 27.79% 28.16%
Number of salaries quoted 1370 1249 1092
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +3.89%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,000 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £60,000 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £41,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+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 24 October 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 24 October 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 +3 253 £35,000 -13.58% 33
Warwickshire -6 97 £40,000 +6.66% 13
Staffordshire 0 96 £35,000 +16.66% 16
Coventry -8 62 £37,500 +15.38% 9
Worcestershire -4 35 £40,000 +52.38% 5
Solihull -11 24 £32,500 -13.33% 5
Shropshire +3 10 £29,500 +35.70% 1
Dudley +2 5 £25,000 -37.50%
Walsall -7 5 £80,000 +156.00%
Wolverhampton -10 3 £30,000 +36.36% 1
Herefordshire -6 2 £39,250 +22.65% 3
Sutton Coldfield -4 1 £32,500 +36.12% 1
Degree
England

Degree
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 24 October 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.

1 411 (32.01%) SQL
2 349 (27.18%) .NET
3 333 (25.93%) C#
4 332 (25.86%) SQL Server
5 306 (23.83%) Computer Science
6 305 (23.75%) Microsoft
7 261 (20.33%) Agile Software Development
8 234 (18.22%) Finance
9 213 (16.59%) JavaScript
10 209 (16.28%) HTML
11 205 (15.97%) Windows
12 184 (14.33%) ASP.NET
13 181 (14.10%) CSS
14 180 (14.02%) Software Engineering
15 171 (13.32%) Analytical Skills
16 162 (12.62%) MS Excel
16 162 (12.62%) Project Management
17 159 (12.38%) ITIL
18 124 (9.66%) CRM
19 114 (8.88%) Web Services
19 114 (8.88%) C++
20 112 (8.72%) XML
21 111 (8.64%) MVC
22 110 (8.57%) Java
23 108 (8.41%) Oracle
24 100 (7.79%) jQuery
25 99 (7.71%) PRINCE2
26 97 (7.55%) VB.NET
26 97 (7.55%) Microsoft Certification
27 96 (7.48%) SharePoint

Degree
Top Related IT Skills in the West Midlands by Category

For the 6 months to 24 October 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 96 (7.48%) SharePoint
2 43 (3.35%) Tomcat
3 33 (2.57%) Apache
4 24 (1.87%) MS Exchange
5 22 (1.71%) IIS
5 22 (1.71%) WebSphere
5 22 (1.71%) Node.js
6 20 (1.56%) Exchange Server 2010
7 19 (1.48%) JBoss
8 15 (1.17%) BizTalk Server
9 14 (1.09%) Lync
10 13 (1.01%) Exchange Server 2013
11 11 (0.86%) CMS
11 11 (0.86%) Exchange Server 2003
12 10 (0.78%) IBM Notes
13 9 (0.70%) Lotus Domino
13 9 (0.70%) SharePoint 2013
13 9 (0.70%) Office Communications Server
14 6 (0.47%) SAS
15 5 (0.39%) GlassFish
Applications
1 162 (12.62%) MS Excel
2 82 (6.39%) MS Office
3 31 (2.41%) Simulink
4 30 (2.34%) MS PowerPoint
5 24 (1.87%) MS Project
6 21 (1.64%) Photoshop
7 18 (1.40%) Adobe Illustrator
7 18 (1.40%) TargetLink
8 13 (1.01%) Stateflow
9 8 (0.62%) SPSS
10 7 (0.55%) CATIA
11 5 (0.39%) 3ds Max
12 4 (0.31%) Stata
12 4 (0.31%) InDesign
13 3 (0.23%) Adobe Creative Suite
13 3 (0.23%) MS Visio
14 2 (0.16%) AutoCAD
14 2 (0.16%) Maya
14 2 (0.16%) Spreadsheet
14 2 (0.16%) Adobe After Effects
Business Applications
1 46 (3.58%) Dynamics CRM
2 15 (1.17%) Dynamics AX
3 13 (1.01%) Oracle EBS
4 12 (0.93%) Dynamics NAV
4 12 (0.93%) Magento
5 8 (0.62%) Google Analytics
5 8 (0.62%) WebTrends
6 7 (0.55%) Oracle ERP
7 6 (0.47%) SAP CRM
7 6 (0.47%) Oracle Retail
8 5 (0.39%) SAP GRC
9 4 (0.31%) Dynamics GP
9 4 (0.31%) Cognos Business Intelligence
9 4 (0.31%) Cognos TM1
9 4 (0.31%) Agresso
10 3 (0.23%) SAP MM
11 2 (0.16%) Movex
11 2 (0.16%) SAP SD
11 2 (0.16%) SAP R/3
11 2 (0.16%) SAP FI
Cloud Services
1 18 (1.40%) SaaS
2 13 (1.01%) Microsoft Azure
3 10 (0.78%) Office 365
4 9 (0.70%) SuccessFactors
5 5 (0.39%) Amazon AWS
6 1 (0.078%) Heroku
6 1 (0.078%) MailChimp
6 1 (0.078%) GitHub
6 1 (0.078%) IaaS
6 1 (0.078%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 48 (3.74%) TCP/IP
2 34 (2.65%) Internet
3 32 (2.49%) DNS
4 25 (1.95%) LAN
5 24 (1.87%) DHCP
6 22 (1.71%) WAN
6 22 (1.71%) SAN
7 17 (1.32%) Firewall
7 17 (1.32%) VPN
7 17 (1.32%) 4G
8 14 (1.09%) NAS
9 13 (1.01%) Unified Communications
9 13 (1.01%) HTTP
10 12 (0.93%) SSL
11 11 (0.86%) GPRS
12 10 (0.78%) FTP
12 10 (0.78%) Network Security
13 9 (0.70%) VoIP
13 9 (0.70%) Intranet
14 8 (0.62%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 332 (25.86%) SQL Server
2 69 (5.37%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 54 (4.21%) SQL Server 2008
4 47 (3.66%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 47 (3.66%) Relational Database
5 40 (3.12%) SQL Server 2005
6 38 (2.96%) MySQL
7 30 (2.34%) Oracle Database
8 24 (1.87%) Data Warehouse
9 20 (1.56%) RDBMS
10 17 (1.32%) Oracle Database 11g
10 17 (1.32%) PostgreSQL
11 15 (1.17%) Big Data
11 15 (1.17%) SQL Server 2012
12 14 (1.09%) Apache Cassandra
13 11 (0.86%) Data Mining
14 10 (0.78%) MS Access
14 10 (0.78%) Crystal Reports
14 10 (0.78%) SQL Server 2000
15 9 (0.70%) OLAP
Development Applications
1 81 (6.31%) Visual Studio
2 34 (2.65%) Team Foundation Server
3 23 (1.79%) Git (software)
4 21 (1.64%) Oracle Forms
5 14 (1.09%) Rational DOORS
6 12 (0.93%) Mercurial
6 12 (0.93%) Subversion
6 12 (0.93%) Eclipse
7 9 (0.70%) Toad
8 8 (0.62%) ClearCase
9 7 (0.55%) Jenkins
10 6 (0.47%) Talend Open Studio
11 5 (0.39%) JIRA
11 5 (0.39%) Selenium
12 4 (0.31%) Hudson
12 4 (0.31%) VSS/SourceSafe
12 4 (0.31%) Ant
13 3 (0.23%) Dreamweaver
13 3 (0.23%) Maven
13 3 (0.23%) MSI
General
1 234 (18.22%) Finance
2 80 (6.23%) Retail
3 61 (4.75%) Telecoms
4 59 (4.60%) Banking
5 53 (4.13%) Electronics
6 49 (3.82%) Manufacturing
7 47 (3.66%) Automotive
8 45 (3.50%) Marketing
9 30 (2.34%) Games
10 25 (1.95%) Advertising
11 24 (1.87%) Front Office
12 22 (1.71%) Legal
13 18 (1.40%) Law
13 18 (1.40%) Pharmaceutical
14 15 (1.17%) Aerospace
15 13 (1.01%) Investment Banking
16 10 (0.78%) Retail Banking
17 7 (0.55%) Financial Institution
18 5 (0.39%) Multimedia
19 4 (0.31%) German Language
Job Titles
1 393 (30.61%) Developer
2 304 (23.68%) Analyst
3 142 (11.06%) Graduate
4 128 (9.97%) .NET Developer
5 92 (7.17%) Business Analyst
5 92 (7.17%) Junior
6 77 (6.00%) Software Engineer
7 76 (5.92%) C# Developer
8 73 (5.69%) Consultant
9 70 (5.45%) Graduate Developer
10 69 (5.37%) C# .NET Developer
11 62 (4.83%) Junior Developer
12 59 (4.60%) ASP.NET Developer
13 56 (4.36%) Software Developer
14 49 (3.82%) Support Analyst
15 44 (3.43%) Senior Developer
15 44 (3.43%) Architect
15 44 (3.43%) Java Developer
16 43 (3.35%) Project Manager
17 41 (3.19%) Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 349 (27.18%) .NET
2 209 (16.28%) HTML
3 184 (14.33%) ASP.NET
4 181 (14.10%) CSS
5 114 (8.88%) Web Services
6 112 (8.72%) XML
7 100 (7.79%) jQuery
8 61 (4.75%) .NET Framework
9 56 (4.36%) WCF
10 46 (3.58%) Spring
11 43 (3.35%) HTML5
12 39 (3.04%) CSS3
13 38 (2.96%) Ajax
14 36 (2.80%) ASP.NET MVC
15 32 (2.49%) SOAP
16 29 (2.26%) LESS
17 26 (2.02%) Hibernate
18 24 (1.87%) ASP.NET Web API
19 21 (1.64%) J2EE
19 21 (1.64%) Silverlight
Miscellaneous
1 306 (23.83%) Computer Science
2 171 (13.32%) Analytical Skills
3 90 (7.01%) Mathematics
4 47 (3.66%) Mobile App
5 41 (3.19%) Economics
6 27 (2.10%) Embedded Systems
6 27 (2.10%) Physics
7 25 (1.95%) Statistics
8 24 (1.87%) User Experience
9 23 (1.79%) Biometrics
9 23 (1.79%) Smartcard
10 19 (1.48%) Management Information System
11 15 (1.17%) Data Structures
11 15 (1.17%) Open Source
12 14 (1.09%) Algorithms
12 14 (1.09%) Replication
13 13 (1.01%) N-Tier
13 13 (1.01%) Social Media
13 13 (1.01%) Credit Risk
14 12 (0.93%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 205 (15.97%) Windows
2 83 (6.46%) Linux
3 68 (5.30%) UNIX
4 62 (4.83%) Windows Server 2008
5 42 (3.27%) Windows Server 2003
6 40 (3.12%) Windows XP
7 23 (1.79%) Windows Vista
8 14 (1.09%) Windows 7
9 10 (0.78%) Apple iOS
10 7 (0.55%) Android
10 7 (0.55%) Embedded Linux
11 5 (0.39%) Windows Server 2012
12 3 (0.23%) Debian
12 3 (0.23%) Ubuntu
12 3 (0.23%) Windows Mobile
13 2 (0.16%) VxWorks
13 2 (0.16%) Windows CE
14 1 (0.078%) Windows 2000 Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 261 (20.33%) Agile Software Development
2 180 (14.02%) Software Engineering
3 162 (12.62%) Project Management
4 159 (12.38%) ITIL
5 124 (9.66%) CRM
6 111 (8.64%) MVC
7 99 (7.71%) PRINCE2
8 80 (6.23%) OO
9 75 (5.84%) Time Management
10 71 (5.53%) Business Analysis
11 70 (5.45%) Web Development
11 70 (5.45%) Service Management
12 59 (4.60%) TDD
13 53 (4.13%) Data Analysis
14 52 (4.05%) Scrum
14 52 (4.05%) ERP
15 48 (3.74%) Business Intelligence
16 46 (3.58%) Business Development
16 46 (3.58%) Mentoring
17 45 (3.50%) Automated Testing
Programming Languages
1 411 (32.01%) SQL
2 333 (25.93%) C#
3 213 (16.59%) JavaScript
4 114 (8.88%) C++
5 110 (8.57%) Java
6 97 (7.55%) VB.NET
7 83 (6.46%) C
8 63 (4.91%) PHP
9 52 (4.05%) T-SQL
10 49 (3.82%) Python
11 46 (3.58%) VB
12 24 (1.87%) MATLAB
13 22 (1.71%) Embedded C
13 22 (1.71%) PL/SQL
14 19 (1.48%) VBScript
15 17 (1.32%) Assembly Language
15 17 (1.32%) Shell Script
16 13 (1.01%) Embedded C++
17 12 (0.93%) VBA
18 11 (0.86%) Perl
Qualifications
1 97 (7.55%) Microsoft Certification
2 58 (4.52%) ISEB
3 33 (2.57%) Cisco Certification
4 32 (2.49%) MCSE
5 30 (2.34%) HND
6 28 (2.18%) Security Cleared
7 22 (1.71%) ITIL Certification
8 18 (1.40%) Sun Certification
9 17 (1.32%) OCPJP
9 17 (1.32%) MCSD
9 17 (1.32%) MCITP
10 16 (1.25%) HNC
10 16 (1.25%) CCNP
10 16 (1.25%) OCMJD
11 15 (1.17%) MCSA
12 13 (1.01%) PMI Certification
12 13 (1.01%) MCTS
12 13 (1.01%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
13 12 (0.93%) SC Cleared
14 11 (0.86%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 45 (3.50%) QA
2 31 (2.41%) SLA
3 30 (2.34%) ISO 9001
4 26 (2.02%) TickIT
5 11 (0.86%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 4 (0.31%) PCI DSS
7 3 (0.23%) ISO 9000
7 3 (0.23%) Data Quality
8 2 (0.16%) COBIT
8 2 (0.16%) Sarbanes-Oxley
8 2 (0.16%) COSO
9 1 (0.078%) IEC 61508
9 1 (0.078%) DO-178B
System Software
1 27 (2.10%) Active Directory
2 18 (1.40%) VMware Infrastructure
3 13 (1.01%) Hyper-V
4 10 (0.78%) vSphere
5 8 (0.62%) Oracle RMAN
5 8 (0.62%) Squid
5 8 (0.62%) Oracle RAC
6 6 (0.47%) Firmware
7 4 (0.31%) XenApp
8 2 (0.16%) XenDesktop
8 2 (0.16%) Terminal Services
8 2 (0.16%) Microsoft App-V
9 1 (0.078%) Samba
9 1 (0.078%) VMware ESXi
9 1 (0.078%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 19 (1.48%) Data Guard
2 8 (0.62%) SCCM
3 6 (0.47%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
4 5 (0.39%) Netcool
4 5 (0.39%) Nagios
4 5 (0.39%) HP Quality Center
4 5 (0.39%) ITRS Geneos
5 4 (0.31%) Cisco CUCM
5 4 (0.31%) SCOM
5 4 (0.31%) Cisco UCCE
6 3 (0.23%) NetBackup
6 3 (0.23%) WSUS
7 1 (0.078%) Puppet
Vendors
1 305 (23.75%) Microsoft
2 108 (8.41%) Oracle
3 52 (4.05%) SAP
4 51 (3.97%) Cisco
5 41 (3.19%) VMware
6 24 (1.87%) Citrix
7 22 (1.71%) Sun
8 17 (1.32%) CheckPoint
9 14 (1.09%) HP
10 13 (1.01%) MathWorks
10 13 (1.01%) MKS
11 12 (0.93%) EMC
12 11 (0.86%) ATG
12 11 (0.86%) Google
13 10 (0.78%) Lotus
13 10 (0.78%) Juniper
14 9 (0.70%) Adobe
14 9 (0.70%) Cognos
15 8 (0.62%) Business Objects
15 8 (0.62%) Siemens
West Midlands
Vodafone
Posted: 20 hours ago
Stafford, Staffordshire
networx
Salary: £Competitive Salary
Posted: 23 hours ago
Birmingham, Warwickshire
PwC UK Student Events
Posted: Yesterday
Warwick, Warwickshire
Rolls Royce
Posted: Yesterday
Stoke-On-Trent, Staffordshire
Searchability.co.uk
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Coventry, West Midlands (County)
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: £50000 per annum + Bonus, Pension, Healthcare
Posted: Yesterday
Lichfield, Staffordshire
Real Time Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 30,000-35,000
Posted: Yesterday
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
IT Connections
Salary: 26,000 to £42,000
Posted: Yesterday
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Searchability.co.uk
Salary: £20000 - £22000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Burntwood, Staffordshire
Searchability.co.uk
Salary: £16000 - £21000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Michael Bailey Associates
Salary: negotiable
Posted: Yesterday
Rugby, Warwickshire
Airwave
Posted: Yesterday
Worcester, Worcestershire
Network IT Recruitment
Posted: Yesterday
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Opilio Recruitment
Salary: £60k - 80k per year + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Synergize Consulting
Salary: From £45,000 to £60,000 per annum + £400 pcm Car Allowance + £5,000 An
Posted: Yesterday
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Ascent People Ltd
Salary: £32000 - £37000 per annum + Pension, Health
Posted: 2 days ago
Solihull, West Midlands (County)
QUANTICA
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Coventry, West Midlands (County)
FT Select
Salary: From £50,000 to £65,000 per annum plus car allowance and benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Stoke-On-Trent, Staffordshire
Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Warwick, Warwickshire
Accenture
Salary: From £30,000 to £38,000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago