Period
to 21 November 2017

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 November 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Academic Degree
West Midlands > Birmingham
6 months to
21 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 18 17 16
Rank change year-on-year -1 -1 -1
Permanent jobs citing Degree 371 481 385
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Birmingham 9.55% 10.19% 9.79%
As % of the Qualifications category 37.06% 34.09% 32.52%
Number of salaries quoted 268 335 343
Birmingham median annual salary £37,500 £32,500 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +15.38% -13.33% -6.25%
10th Percentile £25,000 £20,500 £21,250
90th Percentile £65,000 £57,500 £77,500
West Midlands median annual salary £35,000 £35,000 £35,000

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 1001 1411 1184
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Birmingham 25.76% 29.89% 30.11%
Number of salaries quoted 734 922 949
Birmingham median annual salary £42,500 £42,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - -5.56% -3.23%
10th Percentile £26,250 £22,750 £23,750
90th Percentile £65,000 £66,250 £70,250
West Midlands median annual salary £41,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +2.50% - -

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 November 2017.

Salary histogram for Degree in Birmingham

For the 6 months to 21 November 2017, 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 Birmingham region with a requirement for Degree.

1 125 (33.69%) Computer Science
2 98 (26.42%) Computer Science Degree
3 96 (25.88%) Agile Software Development
4 91 (24.53%) Microsoft
5 89 (23.99%) C#
6 85 (22.91%) SQL
7 83 (22.37%) .NET
8 82 (22.10%) Java
9 71 (19.14%) Software Engineering
10 70 (18.87%) JavaScript
11 65 (17.52%) Analytical Skills
12 64 (17.25%) Windows
13 63 (16.98%) ITIL
14 61 (16.44%) Finance
15 59 (15.90%) MVC
16 58 (15.63%) ASP.NET
17 56 (15.09%) CSS
18 51 (13.75%) Project Management
19 50 (13.48%) SQL Server
19 50 (13.48%) Presales
20 49 (13.21%) Data Centre
20 49 (13.21%) Continuous Improvement
20 49 (13.21%) Marketing
21 46 (12.40%) HTML
22 44 (11.86%) BDD
23 43 (11.59%) Mentoring
23 43 (11.59%) PRINCE2
24 42 (11.32%) XML
25 41 (11.05%) Python
26 38 (10.24%) Scrum

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 (4.31%) JBoss
2 13 (3.50%) Tomcat
3 10 (2.70%) SharePoint
4 8 (2.16%) SharePoint 2013
5 6 (1.62%) CMS
5 6 (1.62%) Drupal
6 4 (1.08%) IIS
7 3 (0.81%) SAS
8 2 (0.54%) Adobe Experience Manager
8 2 (0.54%) Apache ServiceMix
8 2 (0.54%) Mule
8 2 (0.54%) Oracle Workflow
9 1 (0.27%) Apache Spark
9 1 (0.27%) ArcGIS
9 1 (0.27%) FileNet
9 1 (0.27%) nginx
9 1 (0.27%) OpenStack
9 1 (0.27%) Oracle SOA Suite
9 1 (0.27%) Skype for Business
9 1 (0.27%) WebSphere
Applications
1 33 (8.89%) Microsoft Excel
2 16 (4.31%) Microsoft Project
3 14 (3.77%) Microsoft Office
4 8 (2.16%) Microsoft PowerPoint
5 4 (1.08%) Doxygen
5 4 (1.08%) MS Visio
6 3 (0.81%) Simulink
7 2 (0.54%) Photoshop
8 1 (0.27%) Abaqus
8 1 (0.27%) Open Workbench
8 1 (0.27%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 6 (1.62%) Dynamics AX
2 2 (0.54%) Oracle BPM
3 1 (0.27%) Actimize
3 1 (0.27%) Cognos TM1
3 1 (0.27%) NetSuite
3 1 (0.27%) SAP AFS
3 1 (0.27%) SAP ERP
Cloud Services
1 30 (8.09%) Amazon AWS
2 29 (7.82%) Microsoft Azure
3 26 (7.01%) PaaS
4 23 (6.20%) SaaS
5 10 (2.70%) IaaS
5 10 (2.70%) Office 365
6 9 (2.43%) npm
7 5 (1.35%) Amazon EC2
7 5 (1.35%) G Suite
8 4 (1.08%) Dynamics 365
9 3 (0.81%) AdWords
9 3 (0.81%) Force.com
9 3 (0.81%) Google Analytics
10 1 (0.27%) Amazon CloudSearch
10 1 (0.27%) Amazon ElastiCache
10 1 (0.27%) Amazon SQS
10 1 (0.27%) Google Cloud Platform
10 1 (0.27%) Slack
Communications & Networking
1 21 (5.66%) Firewall
2 17 (4.58%) LAN
2 17 (4.58%) WAN
3 15 (4.04%) DNS
4 14 (3.77%) HTTP
4 14 (3.77%) VPN
5 13 (3.50%) OSPF
6 12 (3.23%) DHCP
7 11 (2.96%) 802.11
8 9 (2.43%) Intranet
9 8 (2.16%) Internet
10 5 (1.35%) Extranet
11 4 (1.08%) RFID
11 4 (1.08%) WLAN
12 3 (0.81%) Cisco ASA
13 2 (0.54%) BGP
13 2 (0.54%) Skype
13 2 (0.54%) Unified Communications
13 2 (0.54%) VLAN
14 1 (0.27%) iSCSI
Database & Business Intelligence
1 50 (13.48%) SQL Server
2 12 (3.23%) NoSQL
2 12 (3.23%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 8 (2.16%) MySQL
3 8 (2.16%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 7 (1.89%) DB2
5 5 (1.35%) MS Access
5 5 (1.35%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 4 (1.08%) GIS
6 4 (1.08%) Relational Database
7 3 (0.81%) Oracle Database
7 3 (0.81%) QGIS
7 3 (0.81%) RDBMS
8 2 (0.54%) Data Warehouse
8 2 (0.54%) KDB
9 1 (0.27%) Amazon DynamoDB
9 1 (0.27%) BusinessObjects
9 1 (0.27%) Power BI
9 1 (0.27%) QlikView
9 1 (0.27%) SQL Server 2000
Development Applications
1 25 (6.74%) Jenkins
2 21 (5.66%) JUnit
3 19 (5.12%) JIRA
3 19 (5.12%) Maven
4 16 (4.31%) Selenium
5 15 (4.04%) Cucumber
6 14 (3.77%) Bitbucket
6 14 (3.77%) Git (software)
7 13 (3.50%) Subversion
8 9 (2.43%) Atlassian Bamboo
8 9 (2.43%) WebDriver
9 8 (2.16%) gulp
9 8 (2.16%) JBehave
10 7 (1.89%) Gradle
10 7 (1.89%) JMeter
10 7 (1.89%) SoapUI
10 7 (1.89%) TeamCity
11 6 (1.62%) Eclipse
11 6 (1.62%) TestNG
12 5 (1.35%) Ranorex
General
1 61 (16.44%) Finance
2 49 (13.21%) Marketing
3 23 (6.20%) Banking
4 21 (5.66%) Automotive
5 16 (4.31%) Financial Institution
6 14 (3.77%) Legal
7 13 (3.50%) Electronics
7 13 (3.50%) Publishing
8 12 (3.23%) Law
8 12 (3.23%) Manufacturing
9 11 (2.96%) Retail
10 6 (1.62%) Pharmaceutical
11 4 (1.08%) Advertising
11 4 (1.08%) Games
11 4 (1.08%) Telecoms
12 3 (0.81%) Investment Banking
13 2 (0.54%) Front Office
13 2 (0.54%) German Language
14 1 (0.27%) French Language
Job Titles
1 107 (28.84%) Developer
2 48 (12.94%) Analyst
3 45 (12.13%) C# Developer
4 42 (11.32%) Graduate
4 42 (11.32%) Java Developer
5 39 (10.51%) Junior
6 31 (8.36%) Architect
6 31 (8.36%) Graduate Developer
7 30 (8.09%) Junior Developer
8 27 (7.28%) .NET Developer
9 21 (5.66%) Graduate C# Developer
9 21 (5.66%) Graduate Java Developer
9 21 (5.66%) Graduate Python Developer
9 21 (5.66%) Junior C# Developer
9 21 (5.66%) Junior Java Developer
9 21 (5.66%) Junior Python Developer
9 21 (5.66%) Python Developer
10 20 (5.39%) Project Manager
10 20 (5.39%) Software Developer
11 19 (5.12%) Business Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 83 (22.37%) .NET
2 58 (15.63%) ASP.NET
3 56 (15.09%) CSS
4 46 (12.40%) HTML
5 42 (11.32%) XML
6 34 (9.16%) Web Services
7 30 (8.09%) ASP.NET MVC
8 27 (7.28%) REST
9 24 (6.47%) AngularJS
10 23 (6.20%) jQuery
11 21 (5.66%) J2EE
12 16 (4.31%) XSLT
13 14 (3.77%) Node.js
13 14 (3.77%) SOAP
13 14 (3.77%) Spring
14 12 (3.23%) Twitter Bootstrap
15 11 (2.96%) 802.1X
15 11 (2.96%) Java EE
15 11 (2.96%) JMS
16 10 (2.70%) Hibernate
Miscellaneous
1 125 (33.69%) Computer Science
2 65 (17.52%) Analytical Skills
3 49 (13.21%) Data Centre
4 16 (4.31%) Management Information System
4 16 (4.31%) Mobile App
4 16 (4.31%) Social Media
5 15 (4.04%) Fintech
6 14 (3.77%) User Experience
7 9 (2.43%) CMDB
8 8 (2.16%) CAN bus
8 8 (2.16%) Driving Licence
9 6 (1.62%) Enterprise Software
9 6 (1.62%) Reference Data
10 5 (1.35%) Data Structures
10 5 (1.35%) iSeries
11 4 (1.08%) Graphic Design
11 4 (1.08%) Life Science
11 4 (1.08%) Mobile Computing
12 3 (0.81%) Greenfield Project
12 3 (0.81%) PMI
Operating Systems
1 64 (17.25%) Windows
2 38 (10.24%) Linux
3 23 (6.20%) Unix
4 15 (4.04%) Windows 10
5 14 (3.77%) Windows 7
6 11 (2.96%) Windows 8
6 11 (2.96%) Windows Vista
7 6 (1.62%) Windows Server 2008
7 6 (1.62%) Windows Server 2012
8 5 (1.35%) Android
8 5 (1.35%) Apple iOS
9 4 (1.08%) Windows Embedded Compact
9 4 (1.08%) Windows Mobile
9 4 (1.08%) Windows Server
10 1 (0.27%) Ubuntu
10 1 (0.27%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 96 (25.88%) Agile Software Development
2 71 (19.14%) Software Engineering
3 63 (16.98%) ITIL
4 59 (15.90%) MVC
5 51 (13.75%) Project Management
6 50 (13.48%) Presales
7 49 (13.21%) Continuous Improvement
8 44 (11.86%) BDD
9 43 (11.59%) Mentoring
9 43 (11.59%) PRINCE2
10 38 (10.24%) Scrum
10 38 (10.24%) TDD
11 35 (9.43%) Test Automation
12 31 (8.36%) Line Management
12 31 (8.36%) SDLC
13 30 (8.09%) Risk Management
14 28 (7.55%) Service Delivery
15 27 (7.28%) Business Analysis
15 27 (7.28%) Business Development
16 26 (7.01%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 89 (23.99%) C#
2 85 (22.91%) SQL
3 82 (22.10%) Java
4 70 (18.87%) JavaScript
5 41 (11.05%) Python
6 29 (7.82%) C
7 23 (6.20%) C++
8 18 (4.85%) Perl
9 17 (4.58%) PowerShell
9 17 (4.58%) XPath
10 14 (3.77%) VB.NET
11 11 (2.96%) Embedded C
11 11 (2.96%) R
12 10 (2.70%) T-SQL
13 8 (2.16%) Embedded C++
13 8 (2.16%) TypeScript
14 7 (1.89%) PHP
14 7 (1.89%) Scala
15 5 (1.35%) Delphi
15 5 (1.35%) RPG
Qualifications
1 98 (26.42%) Computer Science Degree
2 29 (7.82%) ISEB
3 26 (7.01%) ITIL Certification
4 25 (6.74%) Master's Degree
4 25 (6.74%) Microsoft Certification
5 17 (4.58%) HND
6 16 (4.31%) GNVQ
7 15 (4.04%) PMP
8 14 (3.77%) MCP
9 13 (3.50%) CISSP
9 13 (3.50%) PMI Certification
10 12 (3.23%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
10 12 (3.23%) MCSE
11 10 (2.70%) CEH
11 10 (2.70%) ISTQB
11 10 (2.70%) PhD
12 9 (2.43%) MCSD
13 8 (2.16%) Cisco Certification
14 7 (1.89%) CCNA
14 7 (1.89%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 37 (9.97%) QA
2 16 (4.31%) SLA
3 12 (3.23%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 8 (2.16%) Data Quality
5 7 (1.89%) ISO 13485
5 7 (1.89%) ISO 9001
5 7 (1.89%) PMO
6 6 (1.62%) GPG13
7 5 (1.35%) IEC 62304
7 5 (1.35%) MISRA
8 4 (1.08%) MISRA C
9 3 (0.81%) GDPR
9 3 (0.81%) ISO 26262
9 3 (0.81%) P3O
10 2 (0.54%) ISO 14001
11 1 (0.27%) COBIT
11 1 (0.27%) DO-178B
11 1 (0.27%) IEC 61508
11 1 (0.27%) ISO/IEC 15504 (SPICE)
11 1 (0.27%) TickIT
System Software
1 27 (7.28%) VMware Infrastructure
2 12 (3.23%) Active Directory
3 10 (2.70%) Firmware
4 9 (2.43%) Virtual Machines
5 4 (1.08%) Docker
5 4 (1.08%) Microsoft App-V
6 3 (0.81%) Hyper-V
7 2 (0.54%) VMware ESXi
8 1 (0.27%) Apache ZooKeeper
8 1 (0.27%) HDFS
8 1 (0.27%) KVM
8 1 (0.27%) Virtual Desktop
8 1 (0.27%) VirtualBox
8 1 (0.27%) XenApp
8 1 (0.27%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 8 (2.16%) SCCM
2 5 (1.35%) AirWatch
2 5 (1.35%) SCVMM
3 3 (0.81%) Nagios
4 2 (0.54%) ITRS Geneos
4 2 (0.54%) Netcool
4 2 (0.54%) Puppet
5 1 (0.27%) Failover Clustering
5 1 (0.27%) Forefront Identity Manager
5 1 (0.27%) FortiGate
5 1 (0.27%) Hadoop YARN
5 1 (0.27%) HAProxy
5 1 (0.27%) Microsoft Clustering
5 1 (0.27%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
5 1 (0.27%) Microsoft Intune
5 1 (0.27%) Opscode Chef
5 1 (0.27%) SCOrch
5 1 (0.27%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 91 (24.53%) Microsoft
2 29 (7.82%) VMware
3 28 (7.55%) HP
4 22 (5.93%) CheckPoint
5 19 (5.12%) Cisco
5 19 (5.12%) Oracle
6 15 (4.04%) Citrix
7 14 (3.77%) Fortinet
8 9 (2.43%) EMC
8 9 (2.43%) Google
8 9 (2.43%) NetApp
9 8 (2.16%) IBM
10 7 (1.89%) Adobe
11 6 (1.62%) Dell
11 6 (1.62%) Fujitsu
11 6 (1.62%) Juniper
12 5 (1.35%) SAP
13 4 (1.08%) BMC
13 4 (1.08%) Zend
14 3 (0.81%) Yahoo!