Period
to 19 November 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 19 November 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Academic Degree
West Midlands > Birmingham
6 months to
19 Nov 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 12 18 16
Rank change year-on-year +6 -2 +1
Permanent jobs citing Degree 466 363 479
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Birmingham 12.96% 9.51% 10.14%
As % of the Qualifications category 40.42% 36.78% 33.90%
Number of salaries quoted 269 263 335
Birmingham median annual salary £40,000 £37,500 £32,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.67% +15.38% -13.33%
10th Percentile £22,400 £25,000 £20,500
90th Percentile £65,008 £65,000 £59,750
West Midlands median annual salary £40,000 £35,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year +14.29% - -

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 1,153 987 1,413
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Birmingham 32.06% 25.86% 29.91%
Number of salaries quoted 669 726 924
Birmingham median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.88% - -5.56%
10th Percentile £25,000 £26,250 £22,825
90th Percentile £73,750 £65,000 £67,500
West Midlands median annual salary £42,500 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +2.41% +3.75% -

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 19 November 2018.

Salary histogram for Degree in Birmingham

For the 6 months to 19 November 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.

1 155 (33.26%) Computer Science
2 131 (28.11%) Software Engineering
3 127 (27.25%) Computer Science Degree
4 112 (24.03%) Agile Software Development
5 108 (23.18%) Microsoft
6 84 (18.03%) Project Management
7 83 (17.81%) Data Centre
8 80 (17.17%) Problem-Solving
8 80 (17.17%) SQL
9 77 (16.52%) Analytical Skills
10 73 (15.67%) ITIL
11 72 (15.45%) Self-Motivation
12 67 (14.38%) Continuous Improvement
13 63 (13.52%) C#
14 59 (12.66%) JavaScript
15 58 (12.45%) Windows
16 57 (12.23%) GDPR
17 56 (12.02%) Microsoft Azure
18 52 (11.16%) Data Protection
18 52 (11.16%) VMware
18 52 (11.16%) Analytics
19 51 (10.94%) .NET
20 48 (10.30%) Finance
21 47 (10.09%) Firewall
21 47 (10.09%) Electronics
22 45 (9.66%) CheckPoint
23 44 (9.44%) Mathematics
24 43 (9.23%) Service Delivery
24 43 (9.23%) CRM
25 42 (9.01%) HTML

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 19 (4.08%) CMS
2 16 (3.43%) SharePoint
3 9 (1.93%) Drupal
3 9 (1.93%) Joomla!
4 8 (1.72%) MS Exchange
5 6 (1.29%) Elasticsearch
6 5 (1.07%) Exchange Server 2010
7 4 (0.86%) Apache
7 4 (0.86%) Apache Spark
7 4 (0.86%) Sitecore CMS
7 4 (0.86%) WordPress
8 3 (0.64%) Oracle SOA Suite
9 2 (0.43%) Adobe Experience Manager
9 2 (0.43%) ArcGIS
9 2 (0.43%) BizTalk Server
9 2 (0.43%) DNN
9 2 (0.43%) WebLogic
10 1 (0.21%) Documentum
10 1 (0.21%) SAS
10 1 (0.21%) Tomcat
Applications
1 41 (8.80%) Microsoft Office
2 24 (5.15%) Microsoft Excel
3 16 (3.43%) Simulink
4 10 (2.15%) Microsoft PowerPoint
5 2 (0.43%) Photoshop
6 1 (0.21%) Microsoft Project
6 1 (0.21%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 3 (0.64%) Dynamics NAV
2 2 (0.43%) Dynamics CRM
2 2 (0.43%) HFM
2 2 (0.43%) Hyperion Planning
3 1 (0.21%) Adobe Campaign
3 1 (0.21%) FastStats
3 1 (0.21%) NetSuite
3 1 (0.21%) Remedy ITSM
3 1 (0.21%) SAP ERP
3 1 (0.21%) SAP VC
Cloud Services
1 56 (12.02%) Microsoft Azure
2 27 (5.79%) PaaS
3 24 (5.15%) Office 365
4 23 (4.94%) IaaS
5 13 (2.79%) SaaS
6 12 (2.58%) AdWords
7 8 (1.72%) Google Analytics
7 8 (1.72%) npm
8 6 (1.29%) Slack
8 6 (1.29%) Trello
9 5 (1.07%) Amazon AWS
9 5 (1.07%) Google Cloud Platform
10 3 (0.64%) GitHub
11 1 (0.21%) Cloud Computing
11 1 (0.21%) SmartFocus
Communications & Networking
1 47 (10.09%) Firewall
2 36 (7.73%) OSPF
3 28 (6.01%) LAN
3 28 (6.01%) WAN
4 9 (1.93%) BGP
5 8 (1.72%) DSL
5 8 (1.72%) DWDM
5 8 (1.72%) MPLS
5 8 (1.72%) SHDSL
5 8 (1.72%) TCP/IP
6 7 (1.50%) DNS
6 7 (1.50%) Internet
7 6 (1.29%) SSL
8 5 (1.07%) NetScaler
9 3 (0.64%) Ethernet
9 3 (0.64%) NAS
9 3 (0.64%) SAN
10 2 (0.43%) FTP
11 1 (0.21%) DHCP
11 1 (0.21%) SNMP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 28 (6.01%) SQL Server
2 22 (4.72%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 21 (4.51%) Relational Database
4 15 (3.22%) Big Data
5 14 (3.00%) NoSQL
6 11 (2.36%) Data Warehouse
7 9 (1.93%) MySQL
7 9 (1.93%) QlikView
8 8 (1.72%) Hadoop
8 8 (1.72%) Power BI
9 6 (1.29%) SQL Server Integration Services
10 5 (1.07%) BusinessObjects
10 5 (1.07%) Data Lake
10 5 (1.07%) Oracle BI EE
11 4 (0.86%) Data Mining
11 4 (0.86%) Oracle Reports
11 4 (0.86%) Spotfire
11 4 (0.86%) SQL Server Analysis Services
12 3 (0.64%) Hazelcast
12 3 (0.64%) Oracle BI Publisher
Development Applications
1 21 (4.51%) Git (software)
2 18 (3.86%) JIRA
3 15 (3.22%) Rational Rhapsody
4 11 (2.36%) SoapUI
5 10 (2.15%) JMeter
5 10 (2.15%) PHPUnit
5 10 (2.15%) Selenium
6 9 (1.93%) Jenkins
7 8 (1.72%) Bower
8 7 (1.50%) Cucumber
9 6 (1.29%) Protractor
9 6 (1.29%) Visual Studio
10 5 (1.07%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
11 4 (0.86%) Team Foundation Server
12 3 (0.64%) Bugzilla
13 2 (0.43%) Dreamweaver
13 2 (0.43%) Jasmine
13 2 (0.43%) Log4Net
13 2 (0.43%) TeamCity
13 2 (0.43%) TestRail
General
1 48 (10.30%) Finance
2 47 (10.09%) Electronics
3 42 (9.01%) Marketing
4 32 (6.87%) Retail
5 21 (4.51%) Automotive
6 20 (4.29%) Publishing
7 16 (3.43%) Legal
8 15 (3.22%) Telecoms
9 14 (3.00%) Law
10 12 (2.58%) Manufacturing
11 8 (1.72%) Local Government
12 6 (1.29%) Advertising
12 6 (1.29%) Brand Awareness
13 3 (0.64%) Aerospace
14 2 (0.43%) French Language
14 2 (0.43%) German Language
15 1 (0.21%) Banking
15 1 (0.21%) Financial Institution
15 1 (0.21%) Games
Job Titles
1 79 (16.95%) Developer
2 71 (15.24%) Architect
3 44 (9.44%) Analyst
4 37 (7.94%) Graduate
5 31 (6.65%) Solutions Architect
5 31 (6.65%) Systems Engineer
6 30 (6.44%) Systems Architect
7 28 (6.01%) Consultant
8 23 (4.94%) Business Analyst
9 21 (4.51%) Junior
10 18 (3.86%) PHP Developer
10 18 (3.86%) SCCM Engineer
11 17 (3.65%) Software Engineer
12 16 (3.43%) Graduate Analyst
12 16 (3.43%) Senior SCCM Engineer
12 16 (3.43%) Senior Systems Engineer
12 16 (3.43%) Technical Support
13 15 (3.22%) Network Engineer
14 14 (3.00%) Embedded Engineer
14 14 (3.00%) Senior Network Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 51 (10.94%) .NET
2 42 (9.01%) HTML
3 25 (5.36%) CSS
4 18 (3.86%) .NET Framework
4 18 (3.86%) Web Services
5 15 (3.22%) HTML5
6 14 (3.00%) CSS3
6 14 (3.00%) XML
7 11 (2.36%) JSON
8 10 (2.15%) AngularJS
9 9 (1.93%) Hibernate
9 9 (1.93%) LAMP
10 8 (1.72%) ASP.NET
10 8 (1.72%) React
11 7 (1.50%) Backbone.js
12 6 (1.29%) Laravel
12 6 (1.29%) OpenCV
12 6 (1.29%) Sass
12 6 (1.29%) Spring
12 6 (1.29%) Vue.js
Miscellaneous
1 155 (33.26%) Computer Science
2 83 (17.81%) Data Centre
3 77 (16.52%) Analytical Skills
4 72 (15.45%) Self-Motivation
5 42 (9.01%) Management Information System
6 27 (5.79%) Embedded Systems
7 21 (4.51%) Social Media
8 18 (3.86%) NHS
9 17 (3.65%) CMDB
10 16 (3.43%) User Experience
11 13 (2.79%) Mobile App
12 12 (2.58%) Analytical Mindset
13 9 (1.93%) Algorithms
14 5 (1.07%) Driving Licence
14 5 (1.07%) iSeries
14 5 (1.07%) Public Cloud
15 4 (0.86%) Client/Server
16 3 (0.64%) Greenfield Project
17 2 (0.43%) Enterprise Software
17 2 (0.43%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 58 (12.45%) Windows
2 27 (5.79%) Windows 10
3 26 (5.58%) Windows 7
4 23 (4.94%) Linux
5 15 (3.22%) Windows Server
6 12 (2.58%) Unix
7 9 (1.93%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 9 (1.93%) Windows Server 2003
7 9 (1.93%) Windows Server 2012
8 8 (1.72%) Mac OS X
8 8 (1.72%) Solaris
8 8 (1.72%) Windows 2000 Server
8 8 (1.72%) Windows Server 2008
9 7 (1.50%) Windows 8
10 4 (0.86%) Apple iOS
11 3 (0.64%) Android
12 2 (0.43%) Embedded Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 131 (28.11%) Software Engineering
2 112 (24.03%) Agile Software Development
3 84 (18.03%) Project Management
4 80 (17.17%) Problem-Solving
5 73 (15.67%) ITIL
6 67 (14.38%) Continuous Improvement
7 52 (11.16%) Analytics
7 52 (11.16%) Data Protection
8 44 (9.44%) Mathematics
9 43 (9.23%) CRM
9 43 (9.23%) Service Delivery
10 42 (9.01%) Systems Engineering
11 39 (8.37%) Root Cause Analysis
12 38 (8.15%) IT Strategy
13 35 (7.51%) Network Management
13 35 (7.51%) TDD
13 35 (7.51%) Web Development
14 33 (7.08%) Business Analysis
14 33 (7.08%) PRINCE2
15 31 (6.65%) Presales
Programming Languages
1 80 (17.17%) SQL
2 63 (13.52%) C#
3 59 (12.66%) JavaScript
4 29 (6.22%) Java
4 29 (6.22%) PHP
5 27 (5.79%) VBScript
6 21 (4.51%) C
7 18 (3.86%) PowerShell
8 17 (3.65%) MATLAB
9 11 (2.36%) C++
10 10 (2.15%) Python
11 9 (1.93%) FoxPro (VFP)
11 9 (1.93%) T-SQL
12 5 (1.07%) RPG
13 4 (0.86%) PL/SQL
13 4 (0.86%) R
14 2 (0.43%) Apex Code
14 2 (0.43%) PHP 7
14 2 (0.43%) VB
14 2 (0.43%) VBA
Qualifications
1 127 (27.25%) Computer Science Degree
2 32 (6.87%) ITIL Certification
3 28 (6.01%) Microsoft Certification
4 26 (5.58%) MCSE
5 25 (5.36%) CISSP
6 21 (4.51%) HND
7 20 (4.29%) HNC
7 20 (4.29%) ISEB
7 20 (4.29%) Master's Degree
8 19 (4.08%) PMI Certification
8 19 (4.08%) PMP
9 18 (3.86%) MCP
10 17 (3.65%) CEH
10 17 (3.65%) CompTIA Security+
11 15 (3.22%) Numerate Degree
12 10 (2.15%) Security Cleared
12 10 (2.15%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
13 7 (1.50%) CISM
13 7 (1.50%) PRINCE2 Certification
14 4 (0.86%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 57 (12.23%) GDPR
2 40 (8.58%) SLA
3 27 (5.79%) ISO 26262
4 25 (5.36%) QA
5 24 (5.15%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 17 (3.65%) GPG13
7 4 (0.86%) Data Quality
8 3 (0.64%) PMO
9 1 (0.21%) COBIT
9 1 (0.21%) COSHH
9 1 (0.21%) Cyber Essentials
9 1 (0.21%) HAZOP
9 1 (0.21%) ISO 9001
9 1 (0.21%) MiFID
9 1 (0.21%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 26 (5.58%) VMware Infrastructure
2 24 (5.15%) Firmware
3 14 (3.00%) Hyper-V
4 13 (2.79%) Active Directory
4 13 (2.79%) VMware ESXi
5 12 (2.58%) Microsoft App-V
5 12 (2.58%) XenApp
5 12 (2.58%) XenDesktop
6 5 (1.07%) vSphere
7 3 (0.64%) Docker
Systems Management
1 25 (5.36%) SCCM
2 15 (3.22%) WSUS
3 7 (1.50%) Forefront Identity Manager
3 7 (1.50%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
3 7 (1.50%) Microsoft Intune
3 7 (1.50%) SCOrch
4 5 (1.07%) SCVMM
4 5 (1.07%) vCenter Server
4 5 (1.07%) vMotion
5 1 (0.21%) Business Desktop Deployment
5 1 (0.21%) Enterprise Manager Cloud Control
5 1 (0.21%) Kibana
Vendors
1 108 (23.18%) Microsoft
2 52 (11.16%) VMware
3 45 (9.66%) CheckPoint
4 35 (7.51%) HP
5 31 (6.65%) Cisco
6 29 (6.22%) Citrix
7 28 (6.01%) Fortinet
8 27 (5.79%) Google
9 19 (4.08%) EMC
10 17 (3.65%) NetApp
11 15 (3.22%) Oracle
11 15 (3.22%) SAP
12 14 (3.00%) Twitter
13 12 (2.58%) Ivanti
13 12 (2.58%) Xamarin
14 10 (2.15%) Tableau
15 9 (1.93%) Juniper
15 9 (1.93%) Red Hat
15 9 (1.93%) Remedy
16 8 (1.72%) Alcatel-Lucent