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 5 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
5 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Degree
Rank 13 20 12
Rank change year-on-year
+7 -8
Permanent jobs citing Degree 615 458 559
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 11.00% 9.27% 13.21%
As % of the Qualifications category 43.74% 35.26% 47.53%
Number of salaries quoted 475 392 465
Average salary £38,500 £37,500 £35,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.66% +5.63%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,600 £21,500 £22,000
10% offered a salary of more than £67,000 £64,000 £54,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,500 £40,000 £39,000
% change year-on-year
+1.25% +2.56%
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
1406 1299 1176
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 25.16% 26.28% 27.78%
Number of salaries quoted 1111 1107 907
Average salary £42,500 £40,000 £41,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.25% -3.61%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,250 £27,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £61,500 £55,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,500 £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 5 February 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 average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Degree within the West Midlands region over the 3 months to 5 February 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
(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
Warwickshire +35 184 £43,596 +8.98% 17
Birmingham +2 160 £37,500 -9.09% 46
Staffordshire +6 76 £30,000 -20.00% 4
Coventry +1 70 £41,250 +17.85% 13
Solihull +7 43 £52,750 +40.66% 4
Worcestershire -10 28 £25,000 -28.57% 13
Shropshire +11 9 £41,500 +33.87% 2
Walsall -7 8 £67,500 +17.39% 2
Wolverhampton +1 6 £31,000 -11.42%
West Bromwich -15 4 £28,500 -51.28%
Dudley -5 3 £38,500 +54.00%
Herefordshire +2 2 £52,500 +43.83%
Degree
England

Degree
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, 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.

1 354 (30.46%) Computer Science
2 338 (29.09%) SQL
3 299 (25.73%) Agile Software Development
4 227 (19.54%) Software Engineering
5 225 (19.36%) Java
6 222 (19.10%) .NET
7 219 (18.85%) JavaScript
8 199 (17.13%) C#
9 198 (17.04%) SQL Server
10 189 (16.27%) HTML
11 175 (15.06%) Finance
11 175 (15.06%) Analytical Skills
12 171 (14.72%) Windows
13 164 (14.11%) Microsoft
14 151 (12.99%) CSS
15 145 (12.48%) Mathematics
16 131 (11.27%) Scrum
17 127 (10.93%) Linux
18 116 (9.98%) Business Intelligence
19 113 (9.72%) MySQL
20 112 (9.64%) C++
20 112 (9.64%) Project Management
21 109 (9.38%) MS Excel
22 106 (9.12%) Unit Testing
23 104 (8.95%) ITIL
24 101 (8.69%) XML
25 99 (8.52%) ASP.NET
25 99 (8.52%) OO
26 89 (7.66%) PostgreSQL
26 89 (7.66%) Oracle

Degree
Top Related IT Skills in the West Midlands by Category

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, 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 59 (5.08%) GlassFish
2 58 (4.99%) JBoss
3 46 (3.96%) Apache
4 43 (3.70%) Apache Spark
5 30 (2.58%) SharePoint
6 26 (2.24%) WildFly
7 25 (2.15%) IIS
8 23 (1.98%) Apache Pig
9 16 (1.38%) Tomcat
10 15 (1.29%) SAS
11 12 (1.03%) MS Exchange
11 12 (1.03%) Node.js
11 12 (1.03%) WebLogic
11 12 (1.03%) WebSphere
12 11 (0.95%) SharePoint 2013
13 10 (0.86%) CMS
13 10 (0.86%) SharePoint 2010
14 9 (0.77%) Exchange Server 2010
15 7 (0.60%) nginx
16 5 (0.43%) ColdFusion
Applications
1 109 (9.38%) MS Excel
2 43 (3.70%) MS Office
3 17 (1.46%) MS Project
4 14 (1.20%) MS Visio
5 11 (0.95%) MS PowerPoint
6 8 (0.69%) Photoshop
6 8 (0.69%) Simulink
7 7 (0.60%) SPSS
8 6 (0.52%) SOLIDWORKS
9 5 (0.43%) Adobe Illustrator
10 4 (0.34%) AutoCAD
11 3 (0.26%) Adobe After Effects
11 3 (0.26%) InfoPath
11 3 (0.26%) OmniGraffle
11 3 (0.26%) Open Workbench
11 3 (0.26%) Spreadsheet
12 2 (0.17%) PTC Creo
12 2 (0.17%) Windchill
13 1 (0.086%) Acrobat
13 1 (0.086%) Pro/ENGINEER
Business Applications
1 22 (1.89%) Dynamics CRM
2 9 (0.77%) Dynamics AX
2 9 (0.77%) Dynamics NAV
2 9 (0.77%) Magento
3 8 (0.69%) SAP IS-U
4 5 (0.43%) Dynamics GP
4 5 (0.43%) SAP CO
4 5 (0.43%) SAP FI
4 5 (0.43%) SAP FI/CO
5 4 (0.34%) Oracle 11i
5 4 (0.34%) Oracle EBS R12
5 4 (0.34%) Oracle Financials
6 3 (0.26%) Oracle Applications
6 3 (0.26%) Oracle Assets
6 3 (0.26%) Oracle Cash Management
6 3 (0.26%) Oracle General Ledger
6 3 (0.26%) Oracle Payables
6 3 (0.26%) Oracle Receivables
6 3 (0.26%) Sage X3
6 3 (0.26%) SAP Business One
Cloud Services
1 31 (2.67%) SaaS
2 14 (1.20%) Amazon AWS
2 14 (1.20%) GitHub
2 14 (1.20%) Office 365
3 11 (0.95%) Google Analytics
4 10 (0.86%) Microsoft Azure
5 7 (0.60%) Cloud Computing
5 7 (0.60%) Force.com
5 7 (0.60%) IaaS
6 2 (0.17%) PaaS
7 1 (0.086%) Amazon EC2
7 1 (0.086%) MailChimp
7 1 (0.086%) OneDrive
7 1 (0.086%) Pure360
Communications & Networking
1 40 (3.44%) Firewall
2 31 (2.67%) Internet
3 24 (2.07%) WAN
4 23 (1.98%) LAN
5 17 (1.46%) Intranet
6 16 (1.38%) TCP/IP
7 14 (1.20%) HTTP
8 13 (1.12%) VPN
9 12 (1.03%) Extranet
9 12 (1.03%) SAN
10 8 (0.69%) DNS
10 8 (0.69%) Ethernet
10 8 (0.69%) MPLS
11 7 (0.60%) Asterisk PBX
11 7 (0.60%) Network Security
12 6 (0.52%) DHCP
12 6 (0.52%) FlexRay
12 6 (0.52%) HTTPS
13 5 (0.43%) Cisco ASA
13 5 (0.43%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 198 (17.04%) SQL Server
2 113 (9.72%) MySQL
3 89 (7.66%) PostgreSQL
4 49 (4.22%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 48 (4.13%) Big Data
6 45 (3.87%) Hadoop
7 43 (3.70%) Apache Cassandra
8 39 (3.36%) Relational Database
9 32 (2.75%) Data Warehouse
9 32 (2.75%) SQL Server Integration Services
10 26 (2.24%) Apache Hive
11 23 (1.98%) HBase
11 23 (1.98%) Impala
11 23 (1.98%) Sqoop
12 15 (1.29%) SQL Server Analysis Services
13 14 (1.20%) RDBMS
14 11 (0.95%) NoSQL
14 11 (0.95%) SQL Server 2008
15 9 (0.77%) Data Mining
16 8 (0.69%) SAP HANA
Development Applications
1 77 (6.63%) Jenkins
2 65 (5.59%) Git (software)
3 58 (4.99%) Hudson
4 55 (4.73%) Cucumber
4 55 (4.73%) RSpec
5 47 (4.04%) Selenium
6 44 (3.79%) Subversion
7 42 (3.61%) JUnit
8 40 (3.44%) Visual Studio
9 32 (2.75%) WATIR
10 26 (2.24%) JBehave
11 19 (1.64%) Mercurial
12 18 (1.55%) TeamCity
13 15 (1.29%) GDB
14 8 (0.69%) Log4j
14 8 (0.69%) Selenium IDE
14 8 (0.69%) Talend Open Studio
15 7 (0.60%) LSMW
15 7 (0.60%) Oracle Forms
16 5 (0.43%) JIRA
General
1 175 (15.06%) Finance
2 67 (5.77%) Retail
3 64 (5.51%) Billing
4 59 (5.08%) Marketing
5 56 (4.82%) Manufacturing
6 40 (3.44%) Automotive
7 39 (3.36%) Games
8 37 (3.18%) Telecoms
9 23 (1.98%) Electronics
10 15 (1.29%) Banking
11 12 (1.03%) Law
12 10 (0.86%) Aerospace
12 10 (0.86%) Pharmaceutical
13 8 (0.69%) French Language
13 8 (0.69%) Spanish Language
14 7 (0.60%) German Language
14 7 (0.60%) Local Government
15 5 (0.43%) Arabic Language
15 5 (0.43%) Corporate Banking
15 5 (0.43%) Portuguese Language
Job Titles
1 313 (26.94%) Developer
2 190 (16.35%) Analyst
3 132 (11.36%) Graduate
4 90 (7.75%) Java Developer
4 90 (7.75%) Junior
5 82 (7.06%) Architect
6 72 (6.20%) .NET Developer
7 71 (6.11%) Senior Developer
8 65 (5.59%) Software Engineer
9 59 (5.08%) Graduate Developer
10 57 (4.91%) C# Developer
10 57 (4.91%) Software Developer
11 54 (4.65%) Business Analyst
12 53 (4.56%) Agile Developer
12 53 (4.56%) Agile Java Developer
13 47 (4.04%) C# .NET Developer
14 46 (3.96%) Administrator
15 45 (3.87%) Programmer
16 44 (3.79%) Senior Java Developer
17 42 (3.61%) Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 222 (19.10%) .NET
2 189 (16.27%) HTML
3 151 (12.99%) CSS
4 101 (8.69%) XML
5 99 (8.52%) ASP.NET
6 85 (7.31%) RESTful
7 79 (6.80%) Web Services
8 78 (6.71%) HTML5
9 75 (6.45%) Spring
10 72 (6.20%) jQuery
11 66 (5.68%) .NET Framework
12 63 (5.42%) Hibernate
13 60 (5.16%) JMS
14 58 (4.99%) Java EE
14 58 (4.99%) JAX-RS
14 58 (4.99%) JPA
14 58 (4.99%) RESTEasy
15 46 (3.96%) WCF
16 39 (3.36%) CSS3
17 35 (3.01%) AngularJS
Miscellaneous
1 354 (30.46%) Computer Science
2 175 (15.06%) Analytical Skills
3 145 (12.48%) Mathematics
4 50 (4.30%) Management Information System
5 38 (3.27%) Driving Licence
6 37 (3.18%) Enterprise Software
7 35 (3.01%) Mobile App
8 29 (2.50%) Statistics
9 28 (2.41%) Smart Meter
10 25 (2.15%) Data Integration
10 25 (2.15%) User Experience
11 23 (1.98%) Algorithms
11 23 (1.98%) N-Tier
12 22 (1.89%) Social Media
13 20 (1.72%) Data Centre
14 19 (1.64%) CUDA
14 19 (1.64%) FMCG
15 16 (1.38%) Artificial Intelligence
15 16 (1.38%) Economics
16 14 (1.20%) Life Science
Operating Systems
1 171 (14.72%) Windows
2 127 (10.93%) Linux
3 72 (6.20%) Unix
4 37 (3.18%) Windows Server
5 31 (2.67%) Windows Server 2008
6 24 (2.07%) Android
7 21 (1.81%) Mac OS X
8 14 (1.20%) Windows Server 2003
9 12 (1.03%) Apple iOS
10 11 (0.95%) Windows 7
10 11 (0.95%) Windows 8
11 9 (0.77%) Windows Server 2012
12 8 (0.69%) Mac OS
12 8 (0.69%) SUSE
12 8 (0.69%) Windows XP
13 7 (0.60%) CentOS
13 7 (0.60%) Debian
13 7 (0.60%) Ubuntu
14 5 (0.43%) Windows 10
15 4 (0.34%) Windows Mobile
Processes & Methodologies
1 299 (25.73%) Agile Software Development
2 227 (19.54%) Software Engineering
3 131 (11.27%) Scrum
4 116 (9.98%) Business Intelligence
5 112 (9.64%) Project Management
6 106 (9.12%) Unit Testing
7 104 (8.95%) ITIL
8 99 (8.52%) OO
9 89 (7.66%) Continuous Integration
10 86 (7.40%) Mentoring
11 83 (7.14%) MVC
12 78 (6.71%) SOA
13 77 (6.63%) Open Source
13 77 (6.63%) TDD
14 74 (6.37%) Continuous Improvement
15 73 (6.28%) Analytics
15 73 (6.28%) SDLC
16 67 (5.77%) Dependency Injection
17 65 (5.59%) Business Analysis
17 65 (5.59%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 338 (29.09%) SQL
2 225 (19.36%) Java
3 219 (18.85%) JavaScript
4 199 (17.13%) C#
5 112 (9.64%) C++
6 77 (6.63%) C
7 75 (6.45%) PHP
8 66 (5.68%) T-SQL
9 62 (5.34%) Python
10 54 (4.65%) PL/SQL
11 42 (3.61%) Ruby
12 38 (3.27%) VB
13 36 (3.10%) VB.NET
14 33 (2.84%) Shell Script
15 24 (2.07%) Groovy
15 24 (2.07%) VB6
16 18 (1.55%) MATLAB
16 18 (1.55%) PowerShell
17 16 (1.38%) Delphi
17 16 (1.38%) R
Qualifications
1 52 (4.48%) ISEB
2 39 (3.36%) Cisco Certification
3 35 (3.01%) CCNA
3 35 (3.01%) Microsoft Certification
4 27 (2.32%) Security Cleared
5 26 (2.24%) CISSP
6 25 (2.15%) HND
7 24 (2.07%) CCNP
8 21 (1.81%) CISM
8 21 (1.81%) SANS
9 16 (1.38%) CISA
10 15 (1.29%) ITIL Certification
11 13 (1.12%) ISTQB
11 13 (1.12%) MBA
11 13 (1.12%) PRINCE2 Certification
12 12 (1.03%) GIAC
13 11 (0.95%) MCSD
13 11 (0.95%) SC Cleared
14 8 (0.69%) CEH
14 8 (0.69%) CSSLP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 65 (5.59%) QA
2 24 (2.07%) SLA
3 15 (1.29%) Data Quality
4 13 (1.12%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 11 (0.95%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 9 (0.77%) COBIT
6 9 (0.77%) PCI DSS
7 6 (0.52%) HMG Security Policy Framework
8 5 (0.43%) ISO 9000
9 4 (0.34%) ISO26262
9 4 (0.34%) P3O
10 3 (0.26%) Basel II
11 2 (0.17%) IEC 61508
11 2 (0.17%) ISAE 3402
11 2 (0.17%) ISO22301
11 2 (0.17%) ISO27002
11 2 (0.17%) ISO27005
11 2 (0.17%) MISRA
11 2 (0.17%) MISRA C
11 2 (0.17%) TickIT
System Software
1 39 (3.36%) Docker
2 30 (2.58%) Active Directory
3 23 (1.98%) Apache Flume
3 23 (1.98%) HDFS
4 19 (1.64%) Cygwin
5 11 (0.95%) VMware Infrastructure
6 10 (0.86%) Firmware
7 7 (0.60%) Hyper-V
8 5 (0.43%) Squid
9 4 (0.34%) VMware ESXi
10 2 (0.17%) Corosync
10 2 (0.17%) Dovecot
10 2 (0.17%) KVM
10 2 (0.17%) Terminal Services
10 2 (0.17%) vSphere
10 2 (0.17%) Xen
11 1 (0.086%) Snort
11 1 (0.086%) UAG
11 1 (0.086%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 23 (1.98%) Hadoop YARN
1 23 (1.98%) Oozie
1 23 (1.98%) Puppet
2 11 (0.95%) Rundeck
3 4 (0.34%) AirWatch
3 4 (0.34%) EnCase
3 4 (0.34%) Nessus
3 4 (0.34%) Nmap
4 2 (0.17%) Pacemaker
4 2 (0.17%) SCOM
5 1 (0.086%) Backup Exec
5 1 (0.086%) RSA enVision
5 1 (0.086%) SCCM
5 1 (0.086%) SCVMM
5 1 (0.086%) Tivoli
5 1 (0.086%) Tivoli Storage Manager
Vendors
1 164 (14.11%) Microsoft
2 89 (7.66%) Oracle
3 42 (3.61%) SAP
4 28 (2.41%) Cisco
4 28 (2.41%) Cloudera
5 23 (1.98%) VMware
6 22 (1.89%) Hortonworks
6 22 (1.89%) MapR
7 21 (1.81%) Google
8 16 (1.38%) HP
8 16 (1.38%) IBM
9 15 (1.29%) Salesforce.com
10 14 (1.20%) Zend
11 9 (0.77%) Citrix
11 9 (0.77%) Red Hat
11 9 (0.77%) Sun
12 8 (0.69%) Adobe
12 8 (0.69%) CheckPoint
12 8 (0.69%) Tableau
12 8 (0.69%) Talend
Telford, Shropshire
Uniting Ambition
Salary: £35k - 40k per year
Posted: 21 hours ago
Worcester, Worcestershire
Provide Consulting Ltd
Salary: bonus
Posted: Yesterday
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Coal IT Services
Salary: From £40,000 to £48,000 per annum plus excellent benefits and bonus
Posted: Yesterday
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
The Bridge Ltd
Salary: Up to £35,000 per annum plus benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Warwick, Warwickshire
Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £30000 - £42000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
BARCLAY ANDERSON LIMITED
Salary: From £20,000 to £25,000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Warwick, Warwickshire
ReThink Recruitment
Posted: Yesterday
Walsall, West Midlands (County)
The People Network
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + Bens
Posted: Yesterday
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £85,000 - £115,000
Posted: Yesterday
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £65,000 - £85,000
Posted: Yesterday
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £140,000 - £170, 000 with an impressive benefits package
Posted: Yesterday
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £70,000 - £95,000 with an impressive benefits package
Posted: Yesterday
Redditch, Worcestershire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £22000 - £30000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £35,000 - £62,500 + competitive package
Posted: Yesterday
Warwick, Warwickshire
First Utility
Salary: From £45,000 to £65,000 per annum + bonus + excellent benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Warwick, Warwickshire
First Utility
Salary: From £55,000 to £60,000 per annum + bonus + excellent benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Warwick, Warwickshire
First Utility
Salary: From £50,000 to £55,000 per annum + bonus + excellent benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Warwick, Warwickshire
First Utility
Salary: From £50,000 to £65,000 per annum + bonus + excellent benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Erin Associates
Salary: £26000 - £27000 per annum + Excellent benefits package
Posted: Yesterday
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Colossus Associates
Salary: £22000 - £28000 per annum, Benefits 0
Posted: 2 days ago
Coventry, West Midlands (County)
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + 46 days hols + exc bens
Posted: 2 days ago
Worcester, Worcestershire
EasyWebRecruitment.com
Salary: £40,000 to £45,000
Posted: 2 days ago
West Midlands
First Utility
Salary: £50,000 - £65,000 + Bonus + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
West Midlands
First Utility
Salary: £50,000 - £55,000 + Bonus + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
West Midlands
First Utility
Salary: £55,000 - £60,000 + Bonus + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
West Midlands
First Utility
Salary: £50,000 - £65,000 + Bonus + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Solihull, West Midlands (County)
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Salary: £58000.00 - £65000.00 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Atherstone, Warwickshire
Big Red Recruitment
Salary: £50000 - £90000 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Nicoll Curtin
Salary: £28000.00 - £38000.00 per annum + Bonus and benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £45,000 - £70,000 (with an exceptional package)
Posted: 2 days ago