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 31 August 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
31 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Degree
Rank 15 16 16
Rank change year-on-year
+1 0
Permanent jobs citing Degree 654 609 602
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 11.28% 10.78% 11.22%
As % of the Qualifications category 42.22% 41.71% 40.40%
Number of salaries quoted 495 470 479
Median salary £35,000 £35,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
- -6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £22,500 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £54,600 £60,000 £57,500
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%
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
1549 1460 1490
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 26.72% 25.85% 27.76%
Number of salaries quoted 1145 1175 1234
Median salary £42,500 £43,500 £41,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
-2.29% +4.81%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £26,750 £27,850
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £67,500 £70,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £41,500
% change year-on-year
- +2.40%

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 31 August 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 31 August 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 0 252 £32,500 -14.47% 31
Coventry +8 110 £35,000 -6.66% 7
Warwickshire +7 101 £37,500 +36.36% 6
Staffordshire -17 44 £29,000 -22.66% 2
Shropshire +2 32 £35,500 +33.96% 6
Wolverhampton +5 25 £35,000 +16.66% 1
Worcestershire +1 24 £31,500 -3.17%
Solihull +6 21 £65,000 +100.00% 6
Herefordshire -4 3 £31,250 - 2
Sutton Coldfield - 3 £25,500 -
West Bromwich +4 2 £41,250 +65.00% 2
Dudley -3 2 £24,250 +27.63%
Halesowen +2 1 £20,000 -11.11% 2
Walsall -4 1 £80,000 +6.66% 1
Kingswinford - 1 £21,500 -
Smethwick - 1 £26,000 -
Degree
England

Degree
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 31 August 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.

1 461 (34.35%) Computer Science
2 437 (32.56%) SQL
3 316 (23.55%) Finance
4 299 (22.28%) Microsoft
5 298 (22.21%) JavaScript
6 276 (20.57%) Java
6 276 (20.57%) .NET
7 273 (20.34%) HTML
8 269 (20.04%) Agile Software Development
9 264 (19.67%) Software Engineering
10 253 (18.85%) C#
11 246 (18.33%) SQL Server
12 222 (16.54%) CSS
13 213 (15.87%) Oracle
14 205 (15.28%) Project Management
15 200 (14.90%) MySQL
15 200 (14.90%) MS Excel
16 169 (12.59%) Windows
17 168 (12.52%) Retail
18 150 (11.18%) Analytical Skills
19 147 (10.95%) ASP.NET
20 142 (10.58%) jQuery
21 137 (10.21%) ITIL
22 134 (9.99%) MVC
23 132 (9.84%) Linux
24 131 (9.76%) Mathematics
25 120 (8.94%) Web Services
26 119 (8.87%) Web Development
27 118 (8.79%) Mobile App
28 116 (8.64%) XML

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 63 (4.69%) Apache
2 58 (4.32%) JBoss
3 56 (4.17%) GlassFish
4 51 (3.80%) SharePoint
4 51 (3.80%) WildFly
5 48 (3.58%) Apache Spark
6 21 (1.56%) IIS
6 21 (1.56%) SharePoint 2013
7 20 (1.49%) Drupal
7 20 (1.49%) SAS
8 18 (1.34%) Apache Pig
9 15 (1.12%) IBM Domino
9 15 (1.12%) IBM Notes
10 14 (1.04%) CMS
11 13 (0.97%) nginx
12 11 (0.82%) MS Exchange
13 10 (0.75%) Documentum
13 10 (0.75%) Tomcat
14 9 (0.67%) WebLogic
15 7 (0.52%) Facebook Platform
Applications
1 200 (14.90%) MS Excel
2 66 (4.92%) MS Office
3 44 (3.28%) MS PowerPoint
4 10 (0.75%) MS Project
5 7 (0.52%) SOLIDWORKS
6 6 (0.45%) Photoshop
7 5 (0.37%) MS Visio
8 4 (0.30%) Simulink
8 4 (0.30%) Spreadsheet
9 2 (0.15%) Blender
9 2 (0.15%) Stateflow
10 1 (0.075%) Abaqus
10 1 (0.075%) Acrobat
10 1 (0.075%) Adobe Creative Suite
10 1 (0.075%) Adobe Illustrator
10 1 (0.075%) AutoCAD
10 1 (0.075%) CATIA
10 1 (0.075%) OmniGraffle
10 1 (0.075%) Siemens NX
10 1 (0.075%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 21 (1.56%) Oracle 11i
1 21 (1.56%) Oracle EBS R12
2 20 (1.49%) Oracle EBS
3 17 (1.27%) Oracle Financials
4 16 (1.19%) Magento
5 11 (0.82%) Sentinel
6 10 (0.75%) Dynamics CRM
7 7 (0.52%) SAP Oil and Gas
8 4 (0.30%) Dynamics AX
8 4 (0.30%) Oracle Applications
8 4 (0.30%) Oracle Assets
8 4 (0.30%) Oracle Cash Management
8 4 (0.30%) Oracle General Ledger
8 4 (0.30%) Oracle Receivables
8 4 (0.30%) SAP CO
8 4 (0.30%) SAP FI
8 4 (0.30%) SAP FI/CO
8 4 (0.30%) SAP MDM
8 4 (0.30%) SAP MM
8 4 (0.30%) SAP SD
Cloud Services
1 57 (4.25%) Microsoft Azure
2 47 (3.50%) Amazon AWS
3 43 (3.20%) SaaS
4 39 (2.91%) PaaS
5 36 (2.68%) IaaS
6 34 (2.53%) Amazon EC2
7 30 (2.24%) Office 365
8 25 (1.86%) GitHub
9 10 (0.75%) OneDrive
9 10 (0.75%) Yammer
10 8 (0.60%) Azure Active Directory
11 5 (0.37%) Adobe Creative Cloud
12 2 (0.15%) Amazon CloudSearch
12 2 (0.15%) Amazon ElastiCache
12 2 (0.15%) Amazon SQS
12 2 (0.15%) Cloud Computing
12 2 (0.15%) Google Analytics
12 2 (0.15%) Google Cloud Platform
13 1 (0.075%) Google Drive
13 1 (0.075%) Heroku
Communications & Networking
1 69 (5.14%) Firewall
2 40 (2.98%) WAN
3 37 (2.76%) SAN
4 32 (2.38%) DNS
5 31 (2.31%) Internet
5 31 (2.31%) TCP/IP
6 30 (2.24%) DHCP
7 29 (2.16%) LAN
8 24 (1.79%) VPN
9 16 (1.19%) HTTP
10 14 (1.04%) Network Security
11 13 (0.97%) SSL
12 11 (0.82%) Wireless
13 10 (0.75%) Cisco Nexus
14 9 (0.67%) VoIP
15 8 (0.60%) Intranet
16 7 (0.52%) BGP
16 7 (0.52%) WLAN
17 6 (0.45%) DAB
17 6 (0.45%) OSPF
Database & Business Intelligence
1 246 (18.33%) SQL Server
2 200 (14.90%) MySQL
3 93 (6.93%) PostgreSQL
4 59 (4.40%) Apache Cassandra
4 59 (4.40%) Big Data
5 58 (4.32%) Relational Database
6 51 (3.80%) NoSQL
7 49 (3.65%) Hadoop
7 49 (3.65%) SQL Server 2008
8 41 (3.06%) MongoDB
9 37 (2.76%) SQL Server Reporting Services
10 30 (2.24%) DB2
10 30 (2.24%) RDBMS
11 28 (2.09%) SQL Server Integration Services
12 19 (1.42%) Apache Hive
12 19 (1.42%) GIS
12 19 (1.42%) Spatial Data
13 18 (1.34%) HBase
13 18 (1.34%) SQL Server 2012
13 18 (1.34%) Sqoop
Development Applications
1 68 (5.07%) JUnit
2 62 (4.62%) Git (software)
3 61 (4.55%) Jenkins
4 56 (4.17%) Hudson
5 55 (4.10%) JBehave
6 40 (2.98%) Selenium
7 33 (2.46%) JIRA
8 31 (2.31%) Cucumber
9 22 (1.64%) RSpec
10 20 (1.49%) Visual Studio
10 20 (1.49%) WATIR
11 13 (0.97%) gulp
11 13 (0.97%) Subversion
12 11 (0.82%) Grunt
13 10 (0.75%) Gradle
14 9 (0.67%) Eclipse
15 8 (0.60%) Team Foundation Server
16 7 (0.52%) Mercurial
16 7 (0.52%) QADirector
16 7 (0.52%) TestPartner
General
1 316 (23.55%) Finance
2 168 (12.52%) Retail
3 97 (7.23%) Marketing
4 79 (5.89%) Manufacturing
5 54 (4.02%) Games
6 50 (3.73%) Publishing
7 38 (2.83%) Automotive
8 36 (2.68%) Banking
8 36 (2.68%) Electronics
9 35 (2.61%) Telecoms
10 31 (2.31%) Legal
11 29 (2.16%) Local Government
12 26 (1.94%) Billing
13 16 (1.19%) Investment Banking
14 13 (0.97%) German Language
15 11 (0.82%) Advertising
15 11 (0.82%) Retail Banking
16 10 (0.75%) French Language
17 9 (0.67%) Back Office
18 7 (0.52%) General Ledger
Job Titles
1 472 (35.17%) Developer
2 200 (14.90%) Analyst
3 137 (10.21%) Graduate
4 107 (7.97%) Java Developer
5 101 (7.53%) .NET Developer
6 95 (7.08%) Software Developer
7 92 (6.86%) Junior
8 88 (6.56%) Consultant
9 75 (5.59%) C# Developer
10 71 (5.29%) Business Analyst
11 68 (5.07%) Junior Developer
12 65 (4.84%) Software Engineer
13 64 (4.77%) Senior Developer
14 63 (4.69%) Graduate Developer
15 59 (4.40%) Architect
16 57 (4.25%) C# .NET Developer
17 51 (3.80%) PHP Developer
18 49 (3.65%) Web Developer
19 45 (3.35%) C# Software Developer
20 43 (3.20%) Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 276 (20.57%) .NET
2 273 (20.34%) HTML
3 222 (16.54%) CSS
4 147 (10.95%) ASP.NET
5 142 (10.58%) jQuery
6 120 (8.94%) Web Services
7 116 (8.64%) XML
8 100 (7.45%) HTML5
9 87 (6.48%) RESTful
10 86 (6.41%) CSS3
11 85 (6.33%) Spring
12 70 (5.22%) Hibernate
13 55 (4.10%) Java EE
14 53 (3.95%) JAX-RS
14 53 (3.95%) JMS
15 50 (3.73%) JPA
15 50 (3.73%) RESTEasy
16 49 (3.65%) ASP.NET Web Forms
16 49 (3.65%) HornetQ
17 47 (3.50%) ASP.NET MVC
Miscellaneous
1 461 (34.35%) Computer Science
2 150 (11.18%) Analytical Skills
3 131 (9.76%) Mathematics
4 118 (8.79%) Mobile App
5 96 (7.15%) Data Centre
6 70 (5.22%) Management Information System
7 43 (3.20%) User Experience
8 39 (2.91%) CMDB
9 37 (2.76%) Artificial Intelligence
10 36 (2.68%) Physics
11 34 (2.53%) Enterprise Software
12 29 (2.16%) Driving Licence
13 26 (1.94%) Virtual Team
14 25 (1.86%) Smart Meter
15 22 (1.64%) Algorithms
16 21 (1.56%) Statistics
17 17 (1.27%) Blackberry
18 16 (1.19%) Mobile Computing
19 15 (1.12%) iSeries
20 14 (1.04%) AS400
Operating Systems
1 169 (12.59%) Windows
2 132 (9.84%) Linux
3 87 (6.48%) Apple iOS
4 80 (5.96%) Android
5 73 (5.44%) Unix
6 69 (5.14%) Windows Server
7 32 (2.38%) Windows 7
8 31 (2.31%) Windows Server 2012
9 27 (2.01%) Windows Server 2003
10 25 (1.86%) Solaris
11 19 (1.42%) Windows Mobile
12 15 (1.12%) Windows Server 2008
13 14 (1.04%) SUSE
13 14 (1.04%) Windows XP
14 12 (0.89%) Windows Vista
15 11 (0.82%) Embedded Linux
15 11 (0.82%) Mac OS X
15 11 (0.82%) Windows 10
16 10 (0.75%) AIX
16 10 (0.75%) Debian
Processes & Methodologies
1 269 (20.04%) Agile Software Development
2 264 (19.67%) Software Engineering
3 205 (15.28%) Project Management
4 137 (10.21%) ITIL
5 134 (9.99%) MVC
6 119 (8.87%) Web Development
7 110 (8.20%) Scrum
8 108 (8.05%) Presales
9 107 (7.97%) Business Intelligence
10 103 (7.68%) OO
11 101 (7.53%) SDLC
12 96 (7.15%) SOA
13 93 (6.93%) Mentoring
14 84 (6.26%) PRINCE2
15 77 (5.74%) Service Delivery
16 76 (5.66%) Continuous Improvement
16 76 (5.66%) Stakeholder Management
17 69 (5.14%) Business Analysis
17 69 (5.14%) TOGAF
18 67 (4.99%) Continuous Integration
Programming Languages
1 437 (32.56%) SQL
2 298 (22.21%) JavaScript
3 276 (20.57%) Java
4 253 (18.85%) C#
5 102 (7.60%) C++
6 100 (7.45%) PHP
7 93 (6.93%) Python
8 88 (6.56%) VB.NET
9 75 (5.59%) T-SQL
10 48 (3.58%) VB
11 43 (3.20%) C
11 43 (3.20%) PL/SQL
12 41 (3.06%) Shell Script
13 31 (2.31%) Ruby
13 31 (2.31%) Scala
14 30 (2.24%) Clojure
15 24 (1.79%) Objective-C
15 24 (1.79%) Perl
16 23 (1.71%) PowerShell
17 19 (1.42%) Apple Swift
Qualifications
1 93 (6.93%) Microsoft Certification
2 79 (5.89%) ISEB
3 43 (3.20%) PMP
4 42 (3.13%) MCSD
5 41 (3.06%) Cisco Certification
5 41 (3.06%) PMI Certification
6 40 (2.98%) CISSP
7 34 (2.53%) Security Cleared
8 32 (2.38%) HND
9 31 (2.31%) CCNA
10 30 (2.24%) SC Cleared
11 26 (1.94%) MCSE
12 23 (1.71%) CISM
12 23 (1.71%) ISTQB
13 17 (1.27%) CCNP
13 17 (1.27%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
14 14 (1.04%) ITIL Certification
15 12 (0.89%) MCP
15 12 (0.89%) PhD
16 10 (0.75%) MCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 82 (6.11%) QA
2 35 (2.61%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 34 (2.53%) PCI DSS
4 18 (1.34%) SLA
5 15 (1.12%) ISO22301
5 15 (1.12%) ISO27002
5 15 (1.12%) ISO27005
6 10 (0.75%) Data Quality
7 8 (0.60%) COBIT
8 6 (0.45%) ISO26262
9 4 (0.30%) IEC 61508
10 3 (0.22%) HMG Security Policy Framework
10 3 (0.22%) P3O
11 2 (0.15%) MISRA
11 2 (0.15%) MISRA C
11 2 (0.15%) RMADS
11 2 (0.15%) WCAG
12 1 (0.075%) DICOM
12 1 (0.075%) HL7
12 1 (0.075%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 56 (4.17%) Active Directory
2 45 (3.35%) VMware Infrastructure
3 33 (2.46%) Hyper-V
4 32 (2.38%) Virtual Machines
5 27 (2.01%) Docker
6 20 (1.49%) Firmware
7 18 (1.34%) Apache Flume
7 18 (1.34%) HDFS
8 7 (0.52%) Cygwin
8 7 (0.52%) XenApp
9 4 (0.30%) NFS
9 4 (0.30%) Veritas Volume Manager
10 3 (0.22%) iptables
10 3 (0.22%) Sendmail
10 3 (0.22%) Snort
10 3 (0.22%) VMware ESXi
11 2 (0.15%) Squid
12 1 (0.075%) vCloud
12 1 (0.075%) vSphere
12 1 (0.075%) Xen
Systems Management
1 32 (2.38%) SCVMM
2 24 (1.79%) Puppet
3 18 (1.34%) Hadoop YARN
3 18 (1.34%) Oozie
4 15 (1.12%) WSUS
5 14 (1.04%) Oracle RMAN
5 14 (1.04%) Oracle ZFS
6 13 (0.97%) SCOrch
6 13 (0.97%) vRealize
7 12 (0.89%) SCCM
8 11 (0.82%) NetBackup
9 10 (0.75%) Tivoli Storage Manager
9 10 (0.75%) Unicenter
10 5 (0.37%) MAILsweeper
10 5 (0.37%) Simpana
11 4 (0.30%) Backup Exec
11 4 (0.30%) Data Guard
11 4 (0.30%) Opscode Chef
12 3 (0.22%) HAProxy
12 3 (0.22%) RSA enVision
Vendors
1 299 (22.28%) Microsoft
2 213 (15.87%) Oracle
3 60 (4.47%) Cisco
4 57 (4.25%) IBM
4 57 (4.25%) VMware
5 52 (3.87%) HP
6 45 (3.35%) CheckPoint
7 43 (3.20%) Juniper
8 40 (2.98%) Citrix
8 40 (2.98%) Facebook
9 34 (2.53%) Twitter
10 31 (2.31%) Google
11 28 (2.09%) NetApp
12 25 (1.86%) EMC
13 24 (1.79%) SAP
14 21 (1.56%) Sun
15 18 (1.34%) BMC
15 18 (1.34%) Cloudera
15 18 (1.34%) Hortonworks
15 18 (1.34%) MapR
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Montagu Olsen Associates
Salary: From £25,000 to £30,000 per annum
Posted: 8 hours ago
Telford, Shropshire
Spring Technology
Salary: £22000.00 - £25000.00 per annum
Posted: 7 hours ago
Solihull, West Midlands (County)
Anderson Lamb
Salary: Market rates
Posted: Yesterday
Cannock, Staffordshire
Circle Recruitment
Salary: £22000 - £28000 per annum + Bonus, Pension, Healthcare
Posted: 11 hours ago
Solihull, West Midlands (County)
Michael Page International
Salary: £18000 - £20000 per annum + Corporate Benefits
Posted: 8 hours ago
Telford, Shropshire
Lorien Resourcing
Salary: COMPETITIVE SALARY & BENEFITS
Posted: 14 hours ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Hydrogen
Salary: £50000.00 - £60000.00 per annum + Extensive Benefits
Posted: 14 hours ago
Leamington Spa, Warwickshire
Anderson Lamb
Salary: From £25,000 to £35,000 per annum plus benefits package
Posted: Yesterday
Telford, Shropshire
Lorien Resourcing
Salary: COMPETITIVE SALARY
Posted: 15 hours ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Go IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: From £25,000 to £38,000 per annum + excellent benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Hydrogen
Salary: £50000.00 - £60000.00 per annum + Extensive Benefits
Posted: 11 hours ago
Wolverhampton, West Midlands (County)
Kingfisher Consultancy
Salary: £34000 - £36000 per annum + parking, Flexi working pension
Posted: 16 hours ago
Solihull, West Midlands (County)
Anderson Lamb
Salary: From £35,000 to £50,000 per annum plus bonus etc.
Posted: Yesterday
Solihull, West Midlands (County)
Anderson Lamb
Salary: From £55,000 to £65,000 per annum plus benefits package
Posted: Yesterday
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Testing Circle Ltd
Salary: £18000.00 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £60,000 - £75,000 (Plus Excellent package)
Posted: Yesterday
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £45,000 - £60,000
Posted: Yesterday
Solihull, West Midlands (County)
360 Resourcing Solutions
Salary: £40000.00 to £45000.00 per year
Posted: 16 hours ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £35,000 - £50,000
Posted: 6 days ago
West Midlands
Robert Walters
Salary: £25000 - £30000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Coventry, West Midlands (County)
Informatiq Consulting
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + pension , medical
Posted: 3 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
FIS Global
Salary: Competitive + Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Audentia Recruitment LTD
Salary: From £35,000 to £55,000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £60,000 - £85,000
Posted: 6 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Testing Circle Ltd
Salary: £18000.00 - £24000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Spring Technology
Salary: £30000.00 - £45000.00 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Via Resource
Salary: From £40,000 to £46,000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Searchability
Salary: £16000 - £18000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Warwick, Warwickshire
Edgar Cowen
Salary: £30000 - £45000 per annum + Fantastic Benefits Package
Posted: 6 days ago