Period
to 22 January 2021

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 22 January 2021 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Academic Degree
West Midlands > Birmingham
6 months to
22 Jan 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 22 29 18
Rank change year-on-year +7 -11 0
Permanent jobs citing Degree 121 173 362
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in Birmingham 8.72% 6.67% 10.98%
As % of the Qualifications category 39.41% 31.28% 34.61%
Number of salaries quoted 163 161 197
Median annual salary £57,500 £50,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +15.00% +25.00% +6.67%
10th Percentile £21,250 £26,250 £24,700
90th Percentile £77,500 £78,750 £70,000
West Midlands median annual salary £52,500 £45,250 £40,000
% change year-on-year +16.02% +13.13% +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 307 553 1,046
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Birmingham 22.12% 21.31% 31.72%
Number of salaries quoted 210 500 592
Median annual salary £50,235 £50,000 £49,083
Median salary % change year-on-year +0.47% +1.87% +15.49%
10th Percentile £33,175 £29,000 £26,250
90th Percentile £77,500 £77,500 £75,000
West Midlands median annual salary £48,500 £47,500 £44,000
% change year-on-year +2.11% +7.95% +10.00%

Degree
Job Vacancy Trend in Birmingham

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

Job vacancy trend for Degree in Birmingham

Degree
Salary Trend in Birmingham

3-month moving average salary quoted in jobs citing Degree in Birmingham.

Salary trend for Degree in Birmingham

Degree
Salary Histogram in Birmingham

Salary distribution for jobs citing Degree in Birmingham over the 6 months to 22 January 2021.

Salary histogram for Degree in Birmingham

For the 6 months to 22 January 2021, 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 59 (48.76%) Agile Software Development
2 49 (40.50%) JavaScript
3 33 (27.27%) Microsoft
4 32 (26.45%) Node.js
4 32 (26.45%) DevOps
4 32 (26.45%) Mentoring
5 31 (25.62%) Fintech
6 30 (24.79%) HTML
7 29 (23.97%) Python
8 26 (21.49%) Test Automation
8 26 (21.49%) Azure
8 26 (21.49%) Microservices
9 25 (20.66%) Flask
9 25 (20.66%) Technical Leadership
9 25 (20.66%) AWS
9 25 (20.66%) REST
9 25 (20.66%) Django
9 25 (20.66%) CSS
10 24 (19.83%) GCP
11 23 (19.01%) Coaching
11 23 (19.01%) BDD
12 19 (15.70%) MongoDB
12 19 (15.70%) SaaS
12 19 (15.70%) TDD
12 19 (15.70%) Scrum
12 19 (15.70%) Public Sector
13 18 (14.88%) Computer Science
14 17 (14.05%) Project Management
14 17 (14.05%) Microsoft Certification
14 17 (14.05%) Self-Motivation

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 (7.44%) SharePoint
2 6 (4.96%) Camunda
2 6 (4.96%) OpenStack
3 3 (2.48%) Confluence
3 3 (2.48%) Elasticsearch
4 1 (0.83%) WinCC
Applications
1 14 (11.57%) Microsoft Office
2 10 (8.26%) Figma
2 10 (8.26%) InVision
2 10 (8.26%) Sketch
3 6 (4.96%) Microsoft Excel
4 3 (2.48%) MS Visio
5 2 (1.65%) AutoCAD
6 1 (0.83%) Microsoft Project
Business Applications
1 4 (3.31%) Shopify
Cloud Services
1 26 (21.49%) Azure
2 25 (20.66%) AWS
3 24 (19.83%) GCP
4 19 (15.70%) SaaS
5 13 (10.74%) AWS Lambda
5 13 (10.74%) Serverless
6 11 (9.09%) Office 365
7 9 (7.44%) IaaS
8 6 (4.96%) Azure Active Directory
8 6 (4.96%) npm
8 6 (4.96%) OneDrive
9 4 (3.31%) Power Platform
9 4 (3.31%) Yarn
10 3 (2.48%) PaaS
11 2 (1.65%) Cloud Functions
11 2 (1.65%) Power Automate
11 2 (1.65%) PowerApps
12 1 (0.83%) Cloudflare
Communications & Networking
1 2 (1.65%) MPLS
1 2 (1.65%) Wi-Fi
1 2 (1.65%) Wireless
2 1 (0.83%) Cisco ASA
2 1 (0.83%) DNS
2 1 (0.83%) Firewall
2 1 (0.83%) Internet
2 1 (0.83%) LAN
2 1 (0.83%) Modbus
2 1 (0.83%) SMS
2 1 (0.83%) SSL
2 1 (0.83%) TCP/IP
2 1 (0.83%) VPN
2 1 (0.83%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 19 (15.70%) MongoDB
2 7 (5.79%) SQL Server
3 5 (4.13%) PostgreSQL
4 4 (3.31%) NoSQL
4 4 (3.31%) Power BI
5 3 (2.48%) BigQuery
5 3 (2.48%) Bigtable
5 3 (2.48%) Cloud Spanner
6 2 (1.65%) MySQL
7 1 (0.83%) Geospatial Data
7 1 (0.83%) MS Access
7 1 (0.83%) Qlik Sense
7 1 (0.83%) QlikView
7 1 (0.83%) Relational Database
7 1 (0.83%) SQL Server 2005
7 1 (0.83%) SQL Server 2008
7 1 (0.83%) Tableau
Development Applications
1 6 (4.96%) Git (software)
1 6 (4.96%) gulp
1 6 (4.96%) Robot Framework
2 5 (4.13%) Selenium
3 4 (3.31%) GitLab
3 4 (3.31%) Postman
4 3 (2.48%) JIRA
5 2 (1.65%) Grunt
5 2 (1.65%) webpack
6 1 (0.83%) Jenkins
6 1 (0.83%) PHPUnit
6 1 (0.83%) Subversion
6 1 (0.83%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 19 (15.70%) Public Sector
2 13 (10.74%) Finance
3 5 (4.13%) Games
3 5 (4.13%) Retail
4 3 (2.48%) Marketing
4 3 (2.48%) Telecoms
5 2 (1.65%) Manufacturing
6 1 (0.83%) French Language
Job Titles
1 19 (15.70%) Python Engineer
2 18 (14.88%) Principal Engineer
3 11 (9.09%) Architect
3 11 (9.09%) Developer
4 10 (8.26%) Designer
4 10 (8.26%) Technical Architect
5 9 (7.44%) UX Designer
6 6 (4.96%) 1st/2nd Line Support
6 6 (4.96%) 2nd Line Support
6 6 (4.96%) Automation Architect
6 6 (4.96%) Deskside Support
6 6 (4.96%) Desktop Support
6 6 (4.96%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
6 6 (4.96%) Network Architect
6 6 (4.96%) Network Technical Architect
6 6 (4.96%) Senior Manager
6 6 (4.96%) Technical Design Architect
6 6 (4.96%) Technical Design Authority
7 5 (4.13%) Administrator
7 5 (4.13%) IT Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 32 (26.45%) Node.js
2 30 (24.79%) HTML
3 25 (20.66%) CSS
3 25 (20.66%) Django
3 25 (20.66%) Flask
3 25 (20.66%) REST
4 16 (13.22%) HTML5
5 13 (10.74%) React
6 12 (9.92%) CSS3
6 12 (9.92%) Vue.js
7 11 (9.09%) Jest
8 10 (8.26%) .NET
9 6 (4.96%) OpenDaylight
9 6 (4.96%) Sass
10 5 (4.13%) .NET Framework
11 4 (3.31%) AngularJS
12 3 (2.48%) Unity (Game Engine)
13 2 (1.65%) Redux
13 2 (1.65%) Twitter Bootstrap
14 1 (0.83%) ASP.NET MVC 3
Miscellaneous
1 17 (14.05%) Self-Motivation
2 12 (9.92%) Analytical Skills
2 12 (9.92%) User Experience
3 7 (5.79%) Driving Licence
4 5 (4.13%) Enterprise Software
5 4 (3.31%) Management Information System
5 4 (3.31%) Mobile App
6 3 (2.48%) Life Science
6 3 (2.48%) Mobile Games
6 3 (2.48%) NHS
7 2 (1.65%) Algorithms
7 2 (1.65%) CCTV
7 2 (1.65%) Data Centre
7 2 (1.65%) Digital TV
7 2 (1.65%) Virtual Team
8 1 (0.83%) Linux Command Line
8 1 (0.83%) Public Cloud
8 1 (0.83%) RIA
Operating Systems
1 10 (8.26%) Linux
2 7 (5.79%) Windows
2 7 (5.79%) Windows Server
3 6 (4.96%) Unix
4 3 (2.48%) Android
4 3 (2.48%) Apple iOS
5 1 (0.83%) Ubuntu
5 1 (0.83%) Windows 10
5 1 (0.83%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 59 (48.76%) Agile Software Development
2 32 (26.45%) DevOps
2 32 (26.45%) Mentoring
3 31 (25.62%) Fintech
4 26 (21.49%) Microservices
4 26 (21.49%) Test Automation
5 25 (20.66%) Technical Leadership
6 23 (19.01%) BDD
6 23 (19.01%) Coaching
7 19 (15.70%) Scrum
7 19 (15.70%) TDD
8 18 (14.88%) Computer Science
9 17 (14.05%) Project Management
10 16 (13.22%) Decision-Making
11 15 (12.40%) Front End Development
11 15 (12.40%) Service Delivery
12 14 (11.57%) ITIL
13 12 (9.92%) Problem-Solving
14 11 (9.09%) Customer-Centricity
14 11 (9.09%) Service Design
Programming Languages
1 49 (40.50%) JavaScript
2 29 (23.97%) Python
3 15 (12.40%) ES6
4 13 (10.74%) SQL
5 10 (8.26%) C#
6 5 (4.13%) Java
6 5 (4.13%) TypeScript
7 4 (3.31%) Go
8 3 (2.48%) PHP
8 3 (2.48%) R
9 1 (0.83%) Bash Shell
9 1 (0.83%) C++
9 1 (0.83%) Perl
9 1 (0.83%) VB
9 1 (0.83%) VBA
Qualifications
1 17 (14.05%) Microsoft Certification
2 11 (9.09%) MCSE
3 10 (8.26%) SC Cleared
3 10 (8.26%) Security Cleared
4 8 (6.61%) HNC
4 8 (6.61%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
5 7 (5.79%) MCSA
5 7 (5.79%) Network+ Certification
6 6 (4.96%) A+ Certification
6 6 (4.96%) CCENT
6 6 (4.96%) MCDST
7 5 (4.13%) Computer Science Degree
8 4 (3.31%) CCNA
8 4 (3.31%) Cisco Certification
9 3 (2.48%) HND
10 2 (1.65%) MBA
10 2 (1.65%) Postgraduate
11 1 (0.83%) ISTQB
11 1 (0.83%) Master's Degree
11 1 (0.83%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (5.79%) SLA
2 5 (4.13%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 2 (1.65%) PMO
4 1 (0.83%) GDPR
4 1 (0.83%) P3O
System Software
1 6 (4.96%) Active Directory
2 4 (3.31%) Docker
3 1 (0.83%) Hyper-V
3 1 (0.83%) Microsoft Virtual Server
3 1 (0.83%) NFS
3 1 (0.83%) Virtual Servers
3 1 (0.83%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 9 (7.44%) Microsoft Intune
2 7 (5.79%) Opscode Chef
2 7 (5.79%) Puppet
3 6 (4.96%) Ansible
3 6 (4.96%) Salt
4 5 (4.13%) Kubernetes
5 4 (3.31%) SCCM
6 1 (0.83%) FortiGate
6 1 (0.83%) Terraform
Vendors
1 33 (27.27%) Microsoft
2 7 (5.79%) Cisco
3 6 (4.96%) Arista
3 6 (4.96%) Google
4 5 (4.13%) Salesforce.com
5 3 (2.48%) Apple
5 3 (2.48%) Oracle
6 2 (1.65%) VMware
7 1 (0.83%) CheckPoint
7 1 (0.83%) Fortinet
7 1 (0.83%) Huawei
7 1 (0.83%) Juniper
7 1 (0.83%) SAP
7 1 (0.83%) Siemens