Period
to 17 February 2019

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 17 February 2019 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Academic Degree
West Midlands > Birmingham
6 months to
17 Feb 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 21 17 18
Rank change year-on-year -4 +1 -2
Permanent jobs citing Degree 332 379 415
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Birmingham 10.34% 10.39% 9.94%
As % of the Qualifications category 33.30% 40.58% 35.87%
Number of salaries quoted 165 223 278
Birmingham median annual salary £45,000 £37,500 £30,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +20.00% +22.95% -18.67%
10th Percentile £24,550 £24,550 £19,000
90th Percentile £71,500 £65,000 £61,625
West Midlands median annual salary £40,000 £35,000 £34,455
% change year-on-year +14.29% +1.58% -8.12%

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 997 934 1,157
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Birmingham 31.05% 25.60% 27.73%
Number of salaries quoted 563 603 755
Birmingham median annual salary £50,000 £41,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +20.48% +3.75% -3.32%
10th Percentile £26,750 £26,250 £24,850
90th Percentile £77,500 £65,000 £65,000
West Midlands median annual salary £43,250 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +8.13% - -2.44%

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 17 February 2019.

Salary histogram for Degree in Birmingham

For the 6 months to 17 February 2019, 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.

1 113 (34.04%) Computer Science
2 110 (33.13%) Agile Software Development
3 100 (30.12%) Computer Science Degree
4 97 (29.22%) Software Engineering
5 74 (22.29%) Microsoft
6 72 (21.69%) GDPR
7 71 (21.39%) ITIL
8 70 (21.08%) Data Centre
9 62 (18.67%) Problem-Solving
9 62 (18.67%) Project Management
10 61 (18.37%) Data Protection
11 58 (17.47%) Analytical Skills
12 57 (17.17%) Self-Motivation
13 55 (16.57%) SQL
14 52 (15.66%) Firewall
15 48 (14.46%) Microsoft Azure
16 47 (14.16%) C#
17 46 (13.86%) JavaScript
17 46 (13.86%) CheckPoint
18 44 (13.25%) Continuous Improvement
19 43 (12.95%) VMware
20 41 (12.35%) Finance
20 41 (12.35%) Thought Leadership
21 40 (12.05%) Mathematics
22 39 (11.75%) CRM
23 37 (11.14%) HTML
24 35 (10.54%) Cisco
24 35 (10.54%) PaaS
24 35 (10.54%) IT Strategy
25 34 (10.24%) Management Information System

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 9 (2.71%) CMS
1 9 (2.71%) Drupal
2 6 (1.81%) Apache
2 6 (1.81%) Apache Spark
3 5 (1.51%) Elasticsearch
3 5 (1.51%) Joomla!
4 4 (1.20%) SharePoint
5 3 (0.90%) Adobe Experience Manager
5 3 (0.90%) MS Exchange
5 3 (0.90%) Oracle SOA Suite
5 3 (0.90%) WebLogic
5 3 (0.90%) WordPress
6 2 (0.60%) BizTalk Server
6 2 (0.60%) DNN
6 2 (0.60%) Sitecore CMS
7 1 (0.30%) ArcGIS
7 1 (0.30%) Documentum
7 1 (0.30%) SAS
7 1 (0.30%) Tomcat
7 1 (0.30%) WebSphere
Applications
1 29 (8.73%) Microsoft Office
2 8 (2.41%) Microsoft Excel
3 5 (1.51%) Simulink
4 3 (0.90%) Adobe Creative Suite
4 3 (0.90%) Microsoft PowerPoint
5 1 (0.30%) Microsoft Project
5 1 (0.30%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 9 (2.71%) Dynamics CRM
2 6 (1.81%) HFM
2 6 (1.81%) Hyperion Planning
2 6 (1.81%) Infor LN
3 5 (1.51%) Salesforce.com CRM
4 3 (0.90%) Magento
4 3 (0.90%) Shopify
5 1 (0.30%) Adobe Campaign
5 1 (0.30%) FastStats
5 1 (0.30%) Oracle Assets
5 1 (0.30%) Oracle Cash Management
5 1 (0.30%) Oracle ERP
5 1 (0.30%) Oracle Payables
5 1 (0.30%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
5 1 (0.30%) Oracle Receivables
5 1 (0.30%) SAP ERP
5 1 (0.30%) SAP VC
Cloud Services
1 48 (14.46%) Microsoft Azure
2 35 (10.54%) PaaS
3 31 (9.34%) IaaS
4 21 (6.33%) SaaS
5 18 (5.42%) Amazon AWS
6 10 (3.01%) npm
6 10 (3.01%) Office 365
7 7 (2.11%) Google Cloud Platform
8 6 (1.81%) Dynamics 365
8 6 (1.81%) Slack
8 6 (1.81%) Trello
9 3 (0.90%) GitHub
10 1 (0.30%) Cloud Computing
10 1 (0.30%) SmartFocus
Communications & Networking
1 52 (15.66%) Firewall
2 32 (9.64%) OSPF
3 28 (8.43%) Internet
4 26 (7.83%) LAN
4 26 (7.83%) WAN
5 6 (1.81%) BGP
5 6 (1.81%) SSL
6 4 (1.20%) Cisco ASA
6 4 (1.20%) Cisco Nexus
6 4 (1.20%) DHCP
6 4 (1.20%) DNS
6 4 (1.20%) FWSM
6 4 (1.20%) IPsec
6 4 (1.20%) SNMP
6 4 (1.20%) Software-Defined Networking
6 4 (1.20%) VPN
7 3 (0.90%) NAS
7 3 (0.90%) SAN
7 3 (0.90%) TCP/IP
8 2 (0.60%) DWDM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 29 (8.73%) SQL Server
2 23 (6.93%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 10 (3.01%) Hadoop
3 10 (3.01%) NoSQL
4 9 (2.71%) Big Data
4 9 (2.71%) Oracle BI EE
4 9 (2.71%) QlikView
5 8 (2.41%) Data Warehouse
6 6 (1.81%) Data Lake
6 6 (1.81%) Essbase
6 6 (1.81%) Oracle ODI
6 6 (1.81%) Power BI
7 5 (1.51%) MySQL
7 5 (1.51%) Qlik Sense
7 5 (1.51%) Relational Database
7 5 (1.51%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 3 (0.90%) BusinessObjects
8 3 (0.90%) Data Mining
8 3 (0.90%) Spotfire
8 3 (0.90%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 26 (7.83%) JIRA
2 21 (6.33%) Git (software)
3 13 (3.92%) Bower
3 13 (3.92%) Selenium
4 12 (3.61%) JMeter
4 12 (3.61%) SoapUI
5 11 (3.31%) Jenkins
6 10 (3.01%) PHPUnit
6 10 (3.01%) Visual Studio
7 6 (1.81%) Cucumber
7 6 (1.81%) Protractor
8 5 (1.51%) Rational Rhapsody
9 4 (1.20%) Team Foundation Server
9 4 (1.20%) VSS/SourceSafe
10 3 (0.90%) Bugzilla
10 3 (0.90%) Grunt
10 3 (0.90%) gulp
10 3 (0.90%) Octopus Deploy
10 3 (0.90%) TeamCity
11 2 (0.60%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
General
1 41 (12.35%) Finance
2 25 (7.53%) Marketing
3 19 (5.72%) Electronics
3 19 (5.72%) Telecoms
4 18 (5.42%) Manufacturing
5 17 (5.12%) Publishing
6 10 (3.01%) Retail
7 8 (2.41%) Automotive
8 7 (2.11%) Legal
8 7 (2.11%) Local Government
9 6 (1.81%) Law
10 1 (0.30%) Aerospace
10 1 (0.30%) Banking
10 1 (0.30%) Brand Awareness
10 1 (0.30%) General Ledger
Job Titles
1 73 (21.99%) Developer
2 51 (15.36%) Architect
3 33 (9.94%) Analyst
4 27 (8.13%) Graduate
5 24 (7.23%) Solutions Architect
6 23 (6.93%) Consultant
7 18 (5.42%) Technical Support
8 17 (5.12%) SCCM Engineer
8 17 (5.12%) Senior SCCM Engineer
9 15 (4.52%) Systems Engineer
10 14 (4.22%) PHP Developer
11 13 (3.92%) Senior Manager
12 12 (3.61%) Embedded Engineer
12 12 (3.61%) Graduate Analyst
12 12 (3.61%) Network Engineer
12 12 (3.61%) Senior Developer
12 12 (3.61%) Senior Network Engineer
13 11 (3.31%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
13 11 (3.31%) Product Manager
13 11 (3.31%) Senior Product Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 37 (11.14%) HTML
2 29 (8.73%) .NET
3 25 (7.53%) CSS
4 18 (5.42%) AngularJS
4 18 (5.42%) HTML5
4 18 (5.42%) Web Services
5 16 (4.82%) JSON
6 15 (4.52%) CSS3
6 15 (4.52%) Spring
7 14 (4.22%) XML
8 11 (3.31%) RESTful
8 11 (3.31%) SOAP
9 10 (3.01%) Oracle Fusion
9 10 (3.01%) React
10 9 (2.71%) LAMP
11 8 (2.41%) ASP.NET
12 7 (2.11%) jQuery
12 7 (2.11%) Kafka
13 6 (1.81%) Backbone.js
13 6 (1.81%) OpenEmbedded
Miscellaneous
1 70 (21.08%) Data Centre
2 58 (17.47%) Analytical Skills
3 57 (17.17%) Self-Motivation
4 34 (10.24%) Management Information System
5 17 (5.12%) Internet of Things
5 17 (5.12%) Mobile App
5 17 (5.12%) NHS
6 16 (4.82%) CMDB
7 12 (3.61%) Social Media
7 12 (3.61%) User Experience
8 11 (3.31%) Driving Licence
8 11 (3.31%) Embedded Systems
9 8 (2.41%) Public Cloud
10 5 (1.51%) Analytical Mindset
10 5 (1.51%) iSeries
11 4 (1.20%) PKI
12 3 (0.90%) Client/Server
13 2 (0.60%) Enterprise Software
13 2 (0.60%) Robotics
13 2 (0.60%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 32 (9.64%) Windows
2 24 (7.23%) Windows 10
2 24 (7.23%) Windows 7
3 20 (6.02%) Linux
4 7 (2.11%) Windows 8
4 7 (2.11%) Windows Server
4 7 (2.11%) Windows Server 2008
4 7 (2.11%) Windows Server 2012
5 6 (1.81%) Android
5 6 (1.81%) Apple iOS
5 6 (1.81%) Embedded Linux
6 3 (0.90%) Unix
7 2 (0.60%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 2 (0.60%) Solaris
7 2 (0.60%) Windows 2000 Server
7 2 (0.60%) Windows Server 2003
8 1 (0.30%) Mac OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 113 (34.04%) Computer Science
2 110 (33.13%) Agile Software Development
3 97 (29.22%) Software Engineering
4 71 (21.39%) ITIL
5 62 (18.67%) Problem-Solving
5 62 (18.67%) Project Management
6 61 (18.37%) Data Protection
7 44 (13.25%) Continuous Improvement
8 41 (12.35%) Thought Leadership
9 40 (12.05%) Mathematics
10 39 (11.75%) CRM
11 35 (10.54%) IT Strategy
12 33 (9.94%) Presales
12 33 (9.94%) Service Delivery
13 32 (9.64%) Business Intelligence
13 32 (9.64%) PRINCE2
14 31 (9.34%) Line Management
14 31 (9.34%) Service Management
15 30 (9.04%) Scrum
16 29 (8.73%) Business Development
Programming Languages
1 55 (16.57%) SQL
2 47 (14.16%) C#
3 46 (13.86%) JavaScript
4 28 (8.43%) Java
5 22 (6.63%) VBScript
6 21 (6.33%) PHP
7 18 (5.42%) PowerShell
8 12 (3.61%) C
9 8 (2.41%) Python
10 7 (2.11%) C++
11 6 (1.81%) MATLAB
12 5 (1.51%) Dart
12 5 (1.51%) FoxPro (VFP)
12 5 (1.51%) Objective-C
12 5 (1.51%) RPG
12 5 (1.51%) T-SQL
12 5 (1.51%) TypeScript
13 3 (0.90%) PL/SQL
13 3 (0.90%) VB
14 2 (0.60%) VBA
Qualifications
1 100 (30.12%) Computer Science Degree
2 26 (7.83%) ITIL Certification
3 25 (7.53%) Microsoft Certification
4 24 (7.23%) MCSE
5 21 (6.33%) PMI Certification
5 21 (6.33%) PMP
6 18 (5.42%) CISSP
7 17 (5.12%) ISEB
7 17 (5.12%) MCP
8 16 (4.82%) CEH
8 16 (4.82%) CompTIA Security+
9 14 (4.22%) Numerate Degree
10 10 (3.01%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
11 9 (2.71%) HNC
11 9 (2.71%) HND
12 7 (2.11%) Security Cleared
13 6 (1.81%) Master's Degree
13 6 (1.81%) Oracle Certification
14 5 (1.51%) PRINCE2 Certification
14 5 (1.51%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 72 (21.69%) GDPR
2 23 (6.93%) SLA
3 20 (6.02%) QA
4 16 (4.82%) GPG13
4 16 (4.82%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 11 (3.31%) ISO 26262
6 8 (2.41%) Data Quality
7 1 (0.30%) COBIT
7 1 (0.30%) COSHH
7 1 (0.30%) HAZOP
7 1 (0.30%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 20 (6.02%) Firmware
2 19 (5.72%) VMware Infrastructure
3 11 (3.31%) Active Directory
3 11 (3.31%) Hyper-V
4 7 (2.11%) Microsoft App-V
4 7 (2.11%) VMware ESXi
4 7 (2.11%) XenApp
4 7 (2.11%) XenDesktop
5 5 (1.51%) Docker
Systems Management
1 24 (7.23%) SCCM
2 17 (5.12%) WSUS
3 7 (2.11%) Forefront Identity Manager
3 7 (2.11%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
3 7 (2.11%) Microsoft Intune
3 7 (2.11%) SCOrch
4 1 (0.30%) Ansible
4 1 (0.30%) Kubernetes
4 1 (0.30%) Opscode Chef
4 1 (0.30%) Packer
4 1 (0.30%) Puppet
4 1 (0.30%) Terraform
Vendors
1 74 (22.29%) Microsoft
2 46 (13.86%) CheckPoint
3 43 (12.95%) VMware
4 35 (10.54%) Cisco
5 30 (9.04%) Fortinet
6 28 (8.43%) HP
7 23 (6.93%) Citrix
8 18 (5.42%) EMC
8 18 (5.42%) Oracle
9 16 (4.82%) NetApp
10 11 (3.31%) Tableau
11 8 (2.41%) Google
12 7 (2.11%) Adobe
12 7 (2.11%) Ivanti
12 7 (2.11%) Salesforce.com
13 6 (1.81%) Hyperion
13 6 (1.81%) IBM
13 6 (1.81%) Infor
13 6 (1.81%) Juniper
13 6 (1.81%) SAP