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

Location
3 months to
27 Feb 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Degree
Rank 19 10 14
Rank change year-on-year
-9 +4
Permanent jobs citing Degree 503 543 559
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 9.84% 13.21% 11.84%
As % of the Qualifications category 34.40% 46.45% 43.60%
Number of salaries quoted 420 454 478
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 £21,500 £22,500 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £56,750 £51,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,000
% change year-on-year
- +8.10%
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
1462 1169 1282
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 28.61% 28.43% 27.16%
Number of salaries quoted 1215 887 1070
Average salary £40,000 £42,500 £39,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-5.88% +8.97%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £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 February 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 February 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 -4 164 £41,250 -4.62% 17
Coventry -3 87 £37,500 -18.47% 15
Staffordshire +1 57 £37,500 +7.14% 9
Worcestershire +2 48 £35,000 +32.07% 6
Solihull +7 46 £40,000 +60.00% 3
Warwickshire -24 45 £40,000 +11.11% 11
Shropshire -12 15 £22,500 -42.95% 5
Wolverhampton +3 12 £31,750 +67.10%
West Bromwich +10 7 £58,500 -
Walsall -5 7 £32,500 -14.47%
Herefordshire -9 7 £36,500 -8.75% 2
Dudley -6 2 £25,000 -33.33%
Degree
England

Degree
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 27 February 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.

1 359 (33.46%) SQL
2 285 (26.56%) .NET
3 251 (23.39%) C#
4 224 (20.88%) SQL Server
5 221 (20.60%) Microsoft
6 211 (19.66%) Computer Science
7 210 (19.57%) HTML
7 210 (19.57%) JavaScript
8 208 (19.38%) Agile Software Development
9 187 (17.43%) Finance
10 173 (16.12%) ASP.NET
11 160 (14.91%) Analytical Skills
12 159 (14.82%) CSS
12 159 (14.82%) Windows
13 152 (14.17%) Software Engineering
14 145 (13.51%) Project Management
15 139 (12.95%) ITIL
15 139 (12.95%) MS Excel
16 133 (12.40%) MVC
17 107 (9.97%) jQuery
18 96 (8.95%) VB.NET
19 94 (8.76%) Oracle
20 91 (8.48%) C++
21 87 (8.11%) Java
22 85 (7.92%) Web Services
23 83 (7.74%) XML
24 80 (7.46%) PRINCE2
24 80 (7.46%) CRM
25 70 (6.52%) SAP
25 70 (6.52%) MS Office

Degree
Top Related IT Skills in the West Midlands by Category

For the 6 months to 27 February 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 43 (4.01%) SharePoint
2 34 (3.17%) Tomcat
3 25 (2.33%) Apache
3 25 (2.33%) SAS
4 23 (2.14%) MS Exchange
5 22 (2.05%) Node.js
6 20 (1.86%) IIS
7 17 (1.58%) Exchange Server 2010
8 16 (1.49%) Documentum
9 12 (1.12%) JBoss
10 10 (0.93%) GlassFish
11 9 (0.84%) CMS
12 8 (0.75%) Exchange Server 2013
13 7 (0.65%) BizTalk Server
14 6 (0.56%) Lync
15 5 (0.47%) nginx
16 4 (0.37%) Sitecore CMS
16 4 (0.37%) Umbraco
17 3 (0.28%) Oracle Service Bus
17 3 (0.28%) Kinematics
Applications
1 139 (12.95%) MS Excel
2 70 (6.52%) MS Office
3 34 (3.17%) MS PowerPoint
4 29 (2.70%) Simulink
5 11 (1.03%) MS Project
6 10 (0.93%) Photoshop
7 9 (0.84%) TargetLink
8 7 (0.65%) Adobe Illustrator
9 6 (0.56%) Stateflow
10 5 (0.47%) CATIA
10 5 (0.47%) MS Visio
11 4 (0.37%) Spreadsheet
12 3 (0.28%) SPSS
13 1 (0.093%) AutoCAD
13 1 (0.093%) Solid Edge
Business Applications
1 24 (2.24%) Dynamics CRM
2 12 (1.12%) SAP CRM
3 10 (0.93%) Oracle ERP
3 10 (0.93%) Google Analytics
4 6 (0.56%) Cognos Business Intelligence
4 6 (0.56%) SAP SD
4 6 (0.56%) Oracle EBS
5 5 (0.47%) Dynamics AX
5 5 (0.47%) SAP PM
5 5 (0.47%) SAP MRS
6 4 (0.37%) SAP GRC
6 4 (0.37%) SAP MM
6 4 (0.37%) SAP R/3
7 3 (0.28%) Teamcenter
7 3 (0.28%) Dynamics GP
7 3 (0.28%) Magento
8 2 (0.19%) Infor M3
8 2 (0.19%) Cognos TM1
9 1 (0.093%) Dynamics NAV
9 1 (0.093%) SAP ECC
Cloud Services
1 11 (1.03%) SaaS
2 10 (0.93%) Microsoft Azure
3 2 (0.19%) SuccessFactors
4 1 (0.093%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 41 (3.82%) TCP/IP
2 25 (2.33%) WAN
2 25 (2.33%) Firewall
3 23 (2.14%) DNS
4 17 (1.58%) LAN
5 15 (1.40%) SAN
6 14 (1.30%) DHCP
7 12 (1.12%) HTTP
8 10 (0.93%) VoIP
8 10 (0.93%) Internet
9 9 (0.84%) SSL
10 7 (0.65%) Ethernet
10 7 (0.65%) MPLS
10 7 (0.65%) TETRA
10 7 (0.65%) 4G
11 6 (0.56%) Network Security
11 6 (0.56%) BIG-IP
11 6 (0.56%) Wi-Fi
11 6 (0.56%) Wireless
12 5 (0.47%) BGP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 224 (20.88%) SQL Server
2 50 (4.66%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 49 (4.57%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 43 (4.01%) Relational Database
5 41 (3.82%) MySQL
6 35 (3.26%) Data Warehouse
6 35 (3.26%) SQL Server 2008
7 20 (1.86%) SQL Server 2005
8 19 (1.77%) RDBMS
9 16 (1.49%) SAS Enterprise Guide
9 16 (1.49%) SQL Server 2012
10 15 (1.40%) SQL Server Analysis Services
11 12 (1.12%) Data Mining
12 11 (1.03%) Oracle Database
13 10 (0.93%) Crystal Reports
13 10 (0.93%) PostgreSQL
14 9 (0.84%) MS Access
14 9 (0.84%) OLAP
15 8 (0.75%) DTS
16 6 (0.56%) SAP BW
Development Applications
1 56 (5.22%) Visual Studio
2 17 (1.58%) Subversion
3 14 (1.30%) Jenkins
4 11 (1.03%) Maven
4 11 (1.03%) Hudson
5 10 (0.93%) Git (software)
6 9 (0.84%) Ant
6 9 (0.84%) Eclipse
7 8 (0.75%) Rational DOORS
8 7 (0.65%) Mercurial
8 7 (0.65%) JIRA
9 6 (0.56%) Selenium
9 6 (0.56%) Oracle Forms
9 6 (0.56%) CruiseControl
9 6 (0.56%) Artifactory
10 5 (0.47%) Cucumber
10 5 (0.47%) VSS/SourceSafe
11 4 (0.37%) Toad
11 4 (0.37%) LabVIEW
12 3 (0.28%) Bugzilla
General
1 187 (17.43%) Finance
2 64 (5.96%) Telecoms
3 63 (5.87%) Electronics
4 59 (5.50%) Retail
5 55 (5.13%) Marketing
6 54 (5.03%) Banking
6 54 (5.03%) Manufacturing
7 32 (2.98%) Automotive
8 21 (1.96%) Advertising
9 17 (1.58%) Games
10 16 (1.49%) Front Office
11 15 (1.40%) Law
12 11 (1.03%) Pharmaceutical
13 10 (0.93%) Aerospace
13 10 (0.93%) Investment Banking
14 7 (0.65%) Financial Institution
15 6 (0.56%) Legal
15 6 (0.56%) French Language
15 6 (0.56%) German Language
15 6 (0.56%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 329 (30.66%) Developer
2 220 (20.50%) Analyst
3 106 (9.88%) .NET Developer
4 96 (8.95%) Graduate
5 86 (8.01%) Software Developer
6 74 (6.90%) Software Engineer
7 72 (6.71%) C# Developer
8 70 (6.52%) Junior
9 68 (6.34%) Consultant
10 62 (5.78%) Graduate Developer
10 62 (5.78%) C# .NET Developer
11 57 (5.31%) Business Analyst
12 52 (4.85%) ASP.NET Developer
13 48 (4.47%) Web Developer
14 47 (4.38%) Junior Developer
15 41 (3.82%) C# ASP.NET Developer
16 36 (3.36%) Support Analyst
17 35 (3.26%) Project Manager
18 30 (2.80%) Senior Developer
19 29 (2.70%) Java Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 285 (26.56%) .NET
2 210 (19.57%) HTML
3 173 (16.12%) ASP.NET
4 159 (14.82%) CSS
5 107 (9.97%) jQuery
6 85 (7.92%) Web Services
7 83 (7.74%) XML
8 54 (5.03%) ASP.NET MVC
9 44 (4.10%) .NET Framework
10 41 (3.82%) HTML5
11 35 (3.26%) CSS3
11 35 (3.26%) Razor View Engine
11 35 (3.26%) KnockoutJS
12 34 (3.17%) Twitter Bootstrap
13 31 (2.89%) LESS
13 31 (2.89%) AngularJS
13 31 (2.89%) ASP.NET Web API
13 31 (2.89%) Spring
14 30 (2.80%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
15 28 (2.61%) Sass
Miscellaneous
1 211 (19.66%) Computer Science
2 160 (14.91%) Analytical Skills
3 61 (5.68%) Management Information System
4 57 (5.31%) Mathematics
5 39 (3.63%) Mobile App
6 30 (2.80%) Embedded Systems
7 26 (2.42%) Physics
8 20 (1.86%) Economics
8 20 (1.86%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
9 17 (1.58%) Open Source
9 17 (1.58%) Algorithms
10 16 (1.49%) iPhone
11 15 (1.40%) VHDL
11 15 (1.40%) Biometrics
11 15 (1.40%) Smartcard
12 13 (1.21%) Life Science
12 13 (1.21%) Social Media
13 12 (1.12%) User Experience
13 12 (1.12%) Statistics
13 12 (1.12%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 159 (14.82%) Windows
2 60 (5.59%) Linux
3 56 (5.22%) Windows Server 2008
4 41 (3.82%) Windows Server 2003
5 40 (3.73%) UNIX
6 33 (3.08%) Windows XP
7 24 (2.24%) Android
8 15 (1.40%) Windows Vista
9 13 (1.21%) Apple iOS
10 10 (0.93%) Windows Server 2012
11 8 (0.75%) VxWorks
12 5 (0.47%) Windows 7
13 4 (0.37%) Embedded Linux
14 3 (0.28%) Solaris
15 2 (0.19%) CentOS
16 1 (0.093%) Ubuntu
16 1 (0.093%) AIX
16 1 (0.093%) OS/400
16 1 (0.093%) zOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 208 (19.38%) Agile Software Development
2 152 (14.17%) Software Engineering
3 145 (13.51%) Project Management
4 139 (12.95%) ITIL
5 133 (12.40%) MVC
6 80 (7.46%) PRINCE2
6 80 (7.46%) CRM
7 69 (6.43%) Business Intelligence
8 67 (6.24%) OO
9 66 (6.15%) Scrum
9 66 (6.15%) TDD
10 56 (5.22%) Mentoring
11 51 (4.75%) Service Delivery
12 49 (4.57%) Data Analysis
13 45 (4.19%) Coaching
14 41 (3.82%) Analytics
15 39 (3.63%) Responsive Web Design
15 39 (3.63%) Information Security
16 38 (3.54%) Data Management
17 36 (3.36%) Business Analysis
Programming Languages
1 359 (33.46%) SQL
2 251 (23.39%) C#
3 210 (19.57%) JavaScript
4 96 (8.95%) VB.NET
5 91 (8.48%) C++
6 87 (8.11%) Java
7 68 (6.34%) C
8 59 (5.50%) PHP
8 59 (5.50%) VB
9 56 (5.22%) T-SQL
10 34 (3.17%) PL/SQL
11 32 (2.98%) Python
12 31 (2.89%) VBScript
12 31 (2.89%) MATLAB
13 30 (2.80%) VBA
14 24 (2.24%) Embedded C
15 20 (1.86%) VB6
16 18 (1.68%) PowerShell
17 10 (0.93%) Perl
18 9 (0.84%) PHP5
Qualifications
1 61 (5.68%) ISEB
2 52 (4.85%) Microsoft Certification
3 38 (3.54%) Cisco Certification
4 27 (2.52%) Security Cleared
4 27 (2.52%) HND
5 25 (2.33%) CCNP
6 21 (1.96%) MCSE
6 21 (1.96%) VCP4
7 20 (1.86%) ISTQB
8 19 (1.77%) PRINCE2 Certification
9 15 (1.40%) CISSP
10 14 (1.30%) CCNA
10 14 (1.30%) PMP
10 14 (1.30%) SC Cleared
11 13 (1.21%) PMI Certification
11 13 (1.21%) HNC
12 12 (1.12%) Chartered Engineer
13 11 (1.03%) CISA
13 11 (1.03%) CISM
14 10 (0.93%) MCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 52 (4.85%) QA
2 25 (2.33%) SLA
3 22 (2.05%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 21 (1.96%) ISO 9001
5 16 (1.49%) TickIT
6 8 (0.75%) COBIT
6 8 (0.75%) PCI DSS
7 6 (0.56%) Sarbanes-Oxley
8 5 (0.47%) IEC 61508
9 4 (0.37%) BS25999
10 2 (0.19%) HIPAA
10 2 (0.19%) COSO
10 2 (0.19%) ISO/IEC 17799
10 2 (0.19%) ISO/IEC 15504 (SPICE)
11 1 (0.093%) DO-178B
11 1 (0.093%) Data Quality
11 1 (0.093%) PMBOK
System Software
1 35 (3.26%) Active Directory
2 20 (1.86%) vSphere
3 11 (1.03%) VMware Infrastructure
4 10 (0.93%) Firmware
5 7 (0.65%) Hyper-V
5 7 (0.65%) VMware ESXi
6 6 (0.56%) Terminal Services
7 5 (0.47%) XenApp
8 1 (0.093%) LiteSpeed
Systems Management
1 8 (0.75%) Puppet
2 7 (0.65%) HP Quality Center
2 7 (0.65%) Nagios
3 5 (0.47%) SCCM
3 5 (0.47%) Data Guard
4 4 (0.37%) Netcool
4 4 (0.37%) Cisco UCCE
4 4 (0.37%) Cisco CUCM
4 4 (0.37%) ITRS Geneos
5 3 (0.28%) WSUS
6 2 (0.19%) BladeLogic
6 2 (0.19%) Unicenter
6 2 (0.19%) Tivoli
6 2 (0.19%) Ansible
7 1 (0.093%) cPanel
7 1 (0.093%) Opscode Chef
7 1 (0.093%) Cacti
Vendors
1 221 (20.60%) Microsoft
2 94 (8.76%) Oracle
3 70 (6.52%) SAP
4 43 (4.01%) VMware
5 37 (3.45%) Cisco
6 25 (2.33%) Citrix
7 22 (2.05%) IBM
8 20 (1.86%) Informatica
9 16 (1.49%) Teradata
10 15 (1.40%) Business Objects
11 13 (1.21%) Sun
12 12 (1.12%) Google
13 10 (0.93%) Juniper
14 9 (0.84%) EMC
15 8 (0.75%) Cognos
16 7 (0.65%) Reuters
16 7 (0.65%) Bloomberg
16 7 (0.65%) ION Trading
17 6 (0.56%) MKS
18 5 (0.47%) BT
Rugby, Warwickshire
Experian
Salary: competitive + package
Posted: 10 hours ago
Tamworth, Staffordshire
Big Red Recruitment
Salary: £48000 per annum + pension + private healthcare
Posted: Yesterday
Bilston, West Midlands (County)
Oscar Associates (UK) Ltd
Salary: £23000 - £28000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Senitor Associates
Salary: £20000 - £22000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Coventry, West Midlands (County)
Circle Recruitment
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Stoke-On-Trent, Staffordshire
Searchability
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
IT Connections
Salary: 26,000 to £42,000
Posted: Yesterday
West Midlands
Big Red Recruitment
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + excellent package & training
Posted: Yesterday
Warwick, Warwickshire
Searchability
Salary: £20000 - £30000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Spring Technology
Salary: £20000.00 - £30000.00 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Worcester, Worcestershire
EasyWebRecruitment.com
Salary: £26-£32k per year depending on experience
Posted: Yesterday
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Give-A-Grad-A-Go Ltd
Salary: £20k - 30k per year
Posted: Yesterday
Solihull, West Midlands (County)
Anderson Lamb
Salary: From £50,000 to £80,000 per annum plus benefits package incl. bonus
Posted: Yesterday
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Websense Recruit Ltd
Salary: From £32,000 to £35,000 per annum £32-£35k per annum depending on expe
Posted: 2 days ago
Coventry, West Midlands (County)
CV Screen Ltd
Salary: to £30,000 + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Warwickshire
McGregor Boyall
Posted: 2 days ago
Hereford, Herefordshire
CV Screen Ltd
Salary: Up to £35k plus benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Stafford, Staffordshire
Advantage XPO
Posted: 2 days ago
Shrewsbury, Shropshire
Henderson Drake
Salary: From £37,000 to £42,000 per annum Overtime + Bonus + Pension + Holiday
Posted: 2 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Senitor Associates
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + Travel Opps, great benefits
Posted: 2 days ago