Period
to 21 February 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Birmingham with a requirement for Degree qualifications. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered over the 6 months to 21 February 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Academic Degree
West Midlands > Birmingham
6 months to
21 Feb 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 16 18 17
Rank change year-on-year +2 -1 -3
Permanent jobs citing Degree 384 415 344
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Birmingham 10.44% 9.92% 8.53%
As % of the Qualifications category 40.85% 36.06% 32.89%
Number of salaries quoted 222 280 277
Birmingham median annual salary £37,500 £30,500 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +22.95% -18.67% -11.76%
10th Percentile £24,775 £19,000 £21,500
90th Percentile £65,000 £59,000 £70,000
West Midlands median annual salary £35,000 £34,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year +2.94% -9.33% -

Degree is in the Academic Qualifications and Professional Certifications category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies advertised in Birmingham with a requirement for academic qualifications or professional certifications.

All Academic and Professional Certifications
Birmingham
Permanent vacancies requiring academic qualifications or professional certifications 940 1,151 1,046
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Birmingham 25.56% 27.52% 25.92%
Number of salaries quoted 599 759 801
Birmingham median annual salary £41,500 £40,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +3.75% - -12.09%
10th Percentile £26,250 £24,550 £22,750
90th Percentile £65,000 £65,000 £68,750
West Midlands median annual salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,250
% change year-on-year - -0.62% +0.63%

Degree
Job Vacancy Trend in Birmingham

Job postings citing Degree as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Birmingham.

Job vacancy trend for Degree in Birmingham

Degree
Salary Trend in Birmingham

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Degree in Birmingham.

Salary trend for Degree in Birmingham

Degree
Salary Histogram in Birmingham

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Degree in Birmingham over the 6 months to 21 February 2018.

Salary histogram for Degree in Birmingham

For the 6 months to 21 February 2018, IT jobs citing Degree also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all permanent job ads across the Birmingham region with a requirement for Degree.

1 139 (36.20%) Computer Science
2 116 (30.21%) Computer Science Degree
3 100 (26.04%) Data Centre
4 95 (24.74%) SQL
4 95 (24.74%) Microsoft
5 93 (24.22%) Software Engineering
6 91 (23.70%) ITIL
6 91 (23.70%) Continuous Improvement
7 90 (23.44%) Agile Software Development
8 76 (19.79%) Windows
9 74 (19.27%) Project Management
9 74 (19.27%) Line Management
10 72 (18.75%) Service Delivery
11 67 (17.45%) VMware
11 67 (17.45%) Java
12 65 (16.93%) Presales
13 60 (15.63%) Analytical Skills
14 58 (15.10%) C#
14 58 (15.10%) .NET
15 55 (14.32%) Citrix
16 53 (13.80%) PRINCE2
17 49 (12.76%) JavaScript
18 47 (12.24%) Microsoft Azure
19 46 (11.98%) Finance
20 45 (11.72%) VMware Infrastructure
21 44 (11.46%) Python
22 43 (11.20%) SQL Server
22 43 (11.20%) Mentoring
23 41 (10.68%) Root Cause Analysis
23 41 (10.68%) Marketing

Degree
Co-occurring IT Skills in Birmingham 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 16 (4.17%) Exchange Server 2010
1 16 (4.17%) MS Exchange
2 14 (3.65%) JBoss
3 12 (3.13%) Tomcat
4 5 (1.30%) SAS
5 4 (1.04%) SharePoint
6 3 (0.78%) OpenEdge
7 2 (0.52%) Apache
7 2 (0.52%) Apache Spark
7 2 (0.52%) ArcGIS
7 2 (0.52%) CMS
7 2 (0.52%) Drupal
7 2 (0.52%) IIS
8 1 (0.26%) Anypoint
8 1 (0.26%) Confluence
8 1 (0.26%) nginx
8 1 (0.26%) OpenStack
8 1 (0.26%) Oracle SOA Suite
8 1 (0.26%) WebLogic
8 1 (0.26%) WebSphere
Applications
1 25 (6.51%) Microsoft Excel
2 23 (5.99%) Microsoft Office
3 12 (3.13%) Microsoft Project
4 5 (1.30%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 5 (1.30%) SPSS
5 4 (1.04%) Doxygen
6 3 (0.78%) Photoshop
6 3 (0.78%) Simulink
6 3 (0.78%) Spreadsheet
7 1 (0.26%) Abaqus
7 1 (0.26%) Open Workbench
Business Applications
1 6 (1.56%) Dynamics AX
2 1 (0.26%) SAP AFS
2 1 (0.26%) SAP ERP
Cloud Services
1 47 (12.24%) Microsoft Azure
2 37 (9.64%) Amazon AWS
3 33 (8.59%) PaaS
4 25 (6.51%) SaaS
5 19 (4.95%) Amazon EC2
6 12 (3.13%) Office 365
7 11 (2.86%) IaaS
8 4 (1.04%) Dynamics 365
9 3 (0.78%) AdWords
9 3 (0.78%) Google Analytics
10 2 (0.52%) Google Cloud Platform
11 1 (0.26%) AWS Lambda
11 1 (0.26%) Cloud Computing
11 1 (0.26%) Force.com
11 1 (0.26%) npm
11 1 (0.26%) Serverless
Communications & Networking
1 32 (8.33%) Firewall
2 27 (7.03%) NetScaler
3 23 (5.99%) OSPF
4 19 (4.95%) LAN
4 19 (4.95%) WAN
5 13 (3.39%) VPN
6 11 (2.86%) DNS
7 9 (2.34%) BGP
7 9 (2.34%) Cisco ASA
7 9 (2.34%) Cisco Nexus
7 9 (2.34%) DHCP
7 9 (2.34%) FWSM
7 9 (2.34%) IPsec
7 9 (2.34%) SNMP
7 9 (2.34%) Software-Defined Networking
8 7 (1.82%) TCP/IP
9 5 (1.30%) Ethernet
9 5 (1.30%) FlexRay
9 5 (1.30%) RFID
9 5 (1.30%) WLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 43 (11.20%) SQL Server
2 20 (5.21%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 12 (3.13%) Big Data
4 10 (2.60%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 8 (2.08%) GIS
6 7 (1.82%) DB2
6 7 (1.82%) MySQL
6 7 (1.82%) NoSQL
6 7 (1.82%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 6 (1.56%) Data Warehouse
8 4 (1.04%) Hazelcast
8 4 (1.04%) Power BI
8 4 (1.04%) Relational Database
9 3 (0.78%) QGIS
9 3 (0.78%) SQL Server 2008
10 2 (0.52%) Apache Hive
10 2 (0.52%) Hadoop
10 2 (0.52%) KDB
10 2 (0.52%) MongoDB
10 2 (0.52%) Riak
Development Applications
1 23 (5.99%) Jenkins
2 15 (3.91%) JIRA
2 15 (3.91%) Maven
3 14 (3.65%) JUnit
3 14 (3.65%) Selenium
4 13 (3.39%) Bitbucket
4 13 (3.39%) Subversion
5 12 (3.13%) Cucumber
6 10 (2.60%) Git (software)
7 9 (2.34%) VSS/SourceSafe
8 7 (1.82%) SoapUI
8 7 (1.82%) TeamCity
8 7 (1.82%) WebDriver
9 6 (1.56%) Eclipse
9 6 (1.56%) JBehave
9 6 (1.56%) JMeter
9 6 (1.56%) TestNG
9 6 (1.56%) WATIR
10 5 (1.30%) HP UFT
10 5 (1.30%) IntelliJ
General
1 46 (11.98%) Finance
2 41 (10.68%) Marketing
3 16 (4.17%) Banking
4 15 (3.91%) Financial Institution
4 15 (3.91%) Publishing
4 15 (3.91%) Retail
5 14 (3.65%) Legal
6 13 (3.39%) Law
7 12 (3.13%) Manufacturing
8 11 (2.86%) Automotive
9 10 (2.60%) Electronics
10 4 (1.04%) Pharmaceutical
11 3 (0.78%) Advertising
12 1 (0.26%) Aerospace
12 1 (0.26%) Front Office
12 1 (0.26%) Investment Banking
12 1 (0.26%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 77 (20.05%) Developer
2 53 (13.80%) Analyst
3 40 (10.42%) Junior
4 38 (9.90%) Architect
5 31 (8.07%) Graduate
5 31 (8.07%) Java Developer
6 27 (7.03%) C# Developer
7 26 (6.77%) Technical Specialist
8 25 (6.51%) Infrastructure Specialist
9 24 (6.25%) Solutions Architect
10 22 (5.73%) .NET Developer
10 22 (5.73%) Junior Developer
11 21 (5.47%) Graduate Developer
12 18 (4.69%) Business Analyst
12 18 (4.69%) Data Scientist
12 18 (4.69%) Project Manager
13 17 (4.43%) Product Manager
14 15 (3.91%) Technical Support
15 14 (3.65%) Junior Java Developer
16 13 (3.39%) HTML Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 58 (15.10%) .NET
2 39 (10.16%) ASP.NET
3 31 (8.07%) CSS
4 30 (7.81%) HTML
5 25 (6.51%) XML
6 24 (6.25%) Web Services
7 14 (3.65%) ASP.NET MVC
8 12 (3.13%) J2EE
8 12 (3.13%) REST
8 12 (3.13%) Spring
9 10 (2.60%) Java EE
10 9 (2.34%) JMS
10 9 (2.34%) LDAP
10 9 (2.34%) Twitter Bootstrap
11 8 (2.08%) Hibernate
11 8 (2.08%) jQuery
11 8 (2.08%) Node.js
11 8 (2.08%) XSLT
12 7 (1.82%) AngularJS
12 7 (1.82%) JPA
Miscellaneous
1 139 (36.20%) Computer Science
2 100 (26.04%) Data Centre
3 60 (15.63%) Analytical Skills
4 26 (6.77%) CMDB
5 22 (5.73%) Social Media
6 19 (4.95%) Fintech
6 19 (4.95%) Public Cloud
7 11 (2.86%) Management Information System
8 10 (2.60%) Driving Licence
8 10 (2.60%) Mobile App
9 9 (2.34%) PKI
9 9 (2.34%) User Experience
10 7 (1.82%) Enterprise Software
11 5 (1.30%) iSeries
11 5 (1.30%) Mobile Computing
12 4 (1.04%) Life Science
13 3 (0.78%) Clustering
13 3 (0.78%) Graphic Design
13 3 (0.78%) PMI
14 2 (0.52%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
Operating Systems
1 76 (19.79%) Windows
2 29 (7.55%) Windows Server
3 25 (6.51%) Linux
4 20 (5.21%) Windows 10
5 15 (3.91%) Unix
6 14 (3.65%) Windows Server 2012
7 12 (3.13%) Windows Server 2008
8 9 (2.34%) Windows 7
9 5 (1.30%) Android
9 5 (1.30%) Apple iOS
9 5 (1.30%) Windows Mobile
10 4 (1.04%) FreeRTOS
10 4 (1.04%) SafeRTOS
10 4 (1.04%) Windows Embedded Compact
11 1 (0.26%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 93 (24.22%) Software Engineering
2 91 (23.70%) Continuous Improvement
2 91 (23.70%) ITIL
3 90 (23.44%) Agile Software Development
4 74 (19.27%) Line Management
4 74 (19.27%) Project Management
5 72 (18.75%) Service Delivery
6 65 (16.93%) Presales
7 53 (13.80%) PRINCE2
8 43 (11.20%) Mentoring
9 41 (10.68%) Root Cause Analysis
10 37 (9.64%) Requirements Analysis
11 34 (8.85%) Business Development
12 33 (8.59%) Service Management
13 32 (8.33%) BDD
14 31 (8.07%) Mathematics
15 29 (7.55%) MVC
15 29 (7.55%) TDD
16 27 (7.03%) ITIL V3
16 27 (7.03%) Scrum
Programming Languages
1 95 (24.74%) SQL
2 67 (17.45%) Java
3 58 (15.10%) C#
4 49 (12.76%) JavaScript
5 44 (11.46%) Python
6 24 (6.25%) R
7 19 (4.95%) C
8 14 (3.65%) Perl
9 12 (3.13%) C++
10 11 (2.86%) PowerShell
11 9 (2.34%) VBScript
11 9 (2.34%) XPath
12 7 (1.82%) PHP
13 6 (1.56%) Scala
13 6 (1.56%) VB.NET
14 5 (1.30%) Apex Code
14 5 (1.30%) Delphi
14 5 (1.30%) Groovy
14 5 (1.30%) RPG
14 5 (1.30%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 116 (30.21%) Computer Science Degree
2 38 (9.90%) ITIL Certification
3 31 (8.07%) ISEB
3 31 (8.07%) MCP
4 22 (5.73%) PhD
4 22 (5.73%) PMI Certification
4 22 (5.73%) PMP
5 18 (4.69%) Microsoft Certification
5 18 (4.69%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
6 12 (3.13%) CISSP
6 12 (3.13%) MCSE
7 10 (2.60%) CEH
7 10 (2.60%) ISTQB
8 9 (2.34%) CCNP
8 9 (2.34%) Cisco Certification
8 9 (2.34%) Master's Degree
9 7 (1.82%) CompTIA Security+
9 7 (1.82%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
10 6 (1.56%) Numerate Degree
10 6 (1.56%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 28 (7.29%) QA
2 26 (6.77%) SLA
3 13 (3.39%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 7 (1.82%) GDPR
4 7 (1.82%) GPG13
4 7 (1.82%) PMO
5 6 (1.56%) ISO 13485
5 6 (1.56%) ISO 9001
6 4 (1.04%) IEC 62304
6 4 (1.04%) MISRA
6 4 (1.04%) MISRA C
7 3 (0.78%) Data Quality
7 3 (0.78%) P3O
8 1 (0.26%) COBIT
8 1 (0.26%) DO-178B
8 1 (0.26%) ISO 26262
8 1 (0.26%) ISO/IEC 20000
8 1 (0.26%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
8 1 (0.26%) PCI DSS
8 1 (0.26%) TickIT
System Software
1 45 (11.72%) VMware Infrastructure
2 31 (8.07%) Active Directory
3 30 (7.81%) Hyper-V
4 29 (7.55%) VMware ESXi
5 27 (7.03%) Microsoft App-V
5 27 (7.03%) XenApp
5 27 (7.03%) XenDesktop
6 24 (6.25%) Virtual Machines
7 16 (4.17%) vSphere
8 5 (1.30%) Firmware
9 2 (0.52%) Apache ZooKeeper
9 2 (0.52%) Docker
9 2 (0.52%) HDFS
10 1 (0.26%) KVM
10 1 (0.26%) VirtualBox
Systems Management
1 36 (9.38%) SCVMM
2 16 (4.17%) vCenter Server
2 16 (4.17%) vMotion
3 11 (2.86%) Forefront Identity Manager
3 11 (2.86%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
3 11 (2.86%) Microsoft Intune
3 11 (2.86%) SCOrch
4 9 (2.34%) SCCM
5 3 (0.78%) Nagios
6 2 (0.52%) Hadoop YARN
6 2 (0.52%) ITRS Geneos
6 2 (0.52%) Netcool
6 2 (0.52%) Puppet
6 2 (0.52%) WSUS
7 1 (0.26%) HAProxy
7 1 (0.26%) Host Intrusion Detection System
7 1 (0.26%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 95 (24.74%) Microsoft
2 67 (17.45%) VMware
3 55 (14.32%) Citrix
4 31 (8.07%) CheckPoint
5 27 (7.03%) Cisco
6 23 (5.99%) Fortinet
7 19 (4.95%) BMC
8 18 (4.69%) HP
9 16 (4.17%) Ivanti
10 15 (3.91%) Oracle
11 12 (3.13%) EMC
11 12 (3.13%) Juniper
12 11 (2.86%) Apple
12 11 (2.86%) NetApp
12 11 (2.86%) NVIDIA
13 9 (2.34%) CA
13 9 (2.34%) F5
13 9 (2.34%) IBM
13 9 (2.34%) Salesforce.com
14 6 (1.56%) SAP