Period
to 21 October 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 October 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Academic Degree
West Midlands > Birmingham
6 months to
21 Oct 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 19 16 17
Rank change year-on-year -3 +1 -4
Permanent jobs citing Degree 363 500 380
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Birmingham 9.56% 10.38% 9.64%
As % of the Qualifications category 37.50% 34.46% 31.10%
Number of salaries quoted 271 349 332
Birmingham median annual salary £36,000 £32,500 £35,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +10.77% -8.45% -11.25%
10th Percentile £24,500 £20,500 £21,275
90th Percentile £65,000 £58,250 £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 968 1451 1222
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Birmingham 25.49% 30.12% 31.02%
Number of salaries quoted 714 958 966
Birmingham median annual salary £42,500 £42,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - -5.56% -5.26%
10th Percentile £25,750 £22,500 £25,500
90th Percentile £65,000 £71,250 £72,500
West Midlands median annual salary £41,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +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 21 October 2017.

Salary histogram for Degree in Birmingham

For the 6 months to 21 October 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.

1 137 (37.74%) Computer Science
2 107 (29.48%) Computer Science Degree
3 97 (26.72%) Agile Software Development
4 94 (25.90%) C#
5 93 (25.62%) Microsoft
6 86 (23.69%) .NET
7 85 (23.42%) Java
8 82 (22.59%) JavaScript
9 79 (21.76%) SQL
10 73 (20.11%) MVC
11 72 (19.83%) Software Engineering
12 69 (19.01%) CSS
13 64 (17.63%) ASP.NET
13 64 (17.63%) Windows
14 62 (17.08%) ITIL
15 59 (16.25%) HTML
16 58 (15.98%) SQL Server
17 56 (15.43%) Finance
17 56 (15.43%) Presales
18 53 (14.60%) Analytical Skills
19 48 (13.22%) XML
20 45 (12.40%) Project Management
20 45 (12.40%) Marketing
21 43 (11.85%) Data Centre
21 43 (11.85%) Continuous Improvement
22 41 (11.29%) BDD
23 39 (10.74%) Web Services
24 38 (10.47%) Linux
25 36 (9.92%) Scrum
25 36 (9.92%) TDD

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 (4.41%) JBoss
2 13 (3.58%) Drupal
3 12 (3.31%) Tomcat
4 11 (3.03%) SharePoint
5 8 (2.20%) CMS
5 8 (2.20%) SharePoint 2013
6 5 (1.38%) IIS
6 5 (1.38%) Oracle Workflow
7 4 (1.10%) ArcGIS
8 3 (0.83%) SAS
9 2 (0.55%) Adobe Experience Manager
9 2 (0.55%) Apache ServiceMix
9 2 (0.55%) Elasticsearch
9 2 (0.55%) Mule
9 2 (0.55%) Skype for Business
10 1 (0.28%) nginx
10 1 (0.28%) OpenStack
10 1 (0.28%) Oracle SOA Suite
10 1 (0.28%) Sitecore CMS
10 1 (0.28%) WordPress
Applications
1 31 (8.54%) Microsoft Excel
2 17 (4.68%) Microsoft Project
3 15 (4.13%) Microsoft Office
4 5 (1.38%) Microsoft PowerPoint
5 4 (1.10%) MS Visio
6 3 (0.83%) Simulink
7 2 (0.55%) Spreadsheet
8 1 (0.28%) Abaqus
8 1 (0.28%) Open Workbench
8 1 (0.28%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 5 (1.38%) Oracle BPM
2 4 (1.10%) Dynamics AX
3 2 (0.55%) Magento
4 1 (0.28%) Actimize
4 1 (0.28%) Cognos TM1
4 1 (0.28%) Dynamics CRM
4 1 (0.28%) NetSuite
4 1 (0.28%) SAP AFS
4 1 (0.28%) SAP CO
4 1 (0.28%) SAP ERP
4 1 (0.28%) SAP FI
4 1 (0.28%) SAP FI/CO
Cloud Services
1 33 (9.09%) Microsoft Azure
2 32 (8.82%) Amazon AWS
3 26 (7.16%) PaaS
4 20 (5.51%) SaaS
5 13 (3.58%) IaaS
6 10 (2.75%) Office 365
7 9 (2.48%) npm
8 8 (2.20%) Amazon EC2
9 5 (1.38%) G Suite
10 3 (0.83%) Dynamics 365
10 3 (0.83%) Force.com
10 3 (0.83%) Slack
11 2 (0.55%) Amazon CloudSearch
11 2 (0.55%) Amazon ElastiCache
11 2 (0.55%) Amazon SQS
11 2 (0.55%) GitHub
12 1 (0.28%) Google Cloud Platform
Communications & Networking
1 21 (5.79%) Firewall
2 16 (4.41%) HTTP
3 15 (4.13%) DNS
4 14 (3.86%) VPN
5 13 (3.58%) WAN
6 12 (3.31%) LAN
7 11 (3.03%) 802.11
7 11 (3.03%) DHCP
8 9 (2.48%) Intranet
8 9 (2.48%) OSPF
9 6 (1.65%) Internet
10 5 (1.38%) Skype
11 4 (1.10%) Extranet
12 3 (0.83%) Cisco ASA
12 3 (0.83%) Unified Communications
12 3 (0.83%) VLAN
13 2 (0.55%) BGP
13 2 (0.55%) Network Security
13 2 (0.55%) RFID
13 2 (0.55%) SMTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 58 (15.98%) SQL Server
2 16 (4.41%) MySQL
3 13 (3.58%) NoSQL
4 10 (2.75%) DB2
5 9 (2.48%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 6 (1.65%) GIS
6 6 (1.65%) Relational Database
7 5 (1.38%) MS Access
7 5 (1.38%) QGIS
8 4 (1.10%) Oracle Database
8 4 (1.10%) RDBMS
9 2 (0.55%) Amazon DynamoDB
9 2 (0.55%) Power BI
9 2 (0.55%) SQL Server Analysis Services
9 2 (0.55%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 2 (0.55%) SQLite
10 1 (0.28%) Apache Cassandra
10 1 (0.28%) Apache Hive
10 1 (0.28%) Hadoop
10 1 (0.28%) MongoDB
Development Applications
1 23 (6.34%) Jenkins
2 22 (6.06%) JUnit
3 18 (4.96%) Git (software)
4 17 (4.68%) Maven
5 16 (4.41%) JIRA
6 14 (3.86%) Selenium
7 13 (3.58%) Bitbucket
7 13 (3.58%) Cucumber
8 10 (2.75%) Atlassian Bamboo
8 10 (2.75%) Subversion
9 8 (2.20%) Gradle
9 8 (2.20%) gulp
9 8 (2.20%) WebDriver
10 7 (1.93%) JBehave
11 6 (1.65%) JMeter
11 6 (1.65%) SoapUI
11 6 (1.65%) TeamCity
11 6 (1.65%) TestNG
12 5 (1.38%) Protractor
12 5 (1.38%) Ranorex
General
1 56 (15.43%) Finance
2 45 (12.40%) Marketing
3 28 (7.71%) Automotive
4 23 (6.34%) Banking
5 16 (4.41%) Publishing
6 14 (3.86%) Electronics
6 14 (3.86%) Financial Institution
7 13 (3.58%) Legal
8 12 (3.31%) Retail
9 11 (3.03%) Manufacturing
10 7 (1.93%) Law
11 6 (1.65%) Games
12 4 (1.10%) Telecoms
13 2 (0.55%) German Language
13 2 (0.55%) Investment Banking
13 2 (0.55%) Pharmaceutical
14 1 (0.28%) Advertising
14 1 (0.28%) Aerospace
14 1 (0.28%) French Language
14 1 (0.28%) Front Office
Job Titles
1 123 (33.88%) Developer
2 47 (12.95%) Graduate
3 46 (12.67%) C# Developer
4 45 (12.40%) Analyst
5 43 (11.85%) Java Developer
6 38 (10.47%) Junior
7 32 (8.82%) .NET Developer
7 32 (8.82%) Graduate Developer
8 31 (8.54%) Junior Developer
9 30 (8.26%) Architect
10 23 (6.34%) Software Developer
11 22 (6.06%) .NET Software Developer
12 21 (5.79%) Business Analyst
13 20 (5.51%) Web Developer
14 19 (5.23%) ASP.NET Developer
14 19 (5.23%) C# .NET Developer
14 19 (5.23%) Junior C# Developer
14 19 (5.23%) Junior Java Developer
14 19 (5.23%) Junior Python Developer
14 19 (5.23%) Python Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 86 (23.69%) .NET
2 69 (19.01%) CSS
3 64 (17.63%) ASP.NET
4 59 (16.25%) HTML
5 48 (13.22%) XML
6 39 (10.74%) Web Services
7 34 (9.37%) ASP.NET MVC
8 32 (8.82%) jQuery
9 30 (8.26%) AngularJS
9 30 (8.26%) REST
10 19 (5.23%) J2EE
11 18 (4.96%) SOAP
12 17 (4.68%) XSLT
13 16 (4.41%) Twitter Bootstrap
14 15 (4.13%) Java EE
14 15 (4.13%) Node.js
15 14 (3.86%) Spring
16 11 (3.03%) 802.1X
16 11 (3.03%) Ajax
16 11 (3.03%) Kendo UI
Miscellaneous
1 137 (37.74%) Computer Science
2 53 (14.60%) Analytical Skills
3 43 (11.85%) Data Centre
4 18 (4.96%) Mobile App
4 18 (4.96%) User Experience
5 16 (4.41%) Management Information System
6 15 (4.13%) Social Media
7 12 (3.31%) Fintech
8 11 (3.03%) CAN bus
8 11 (3.03%) CMDB
9 6 (1.65%) Reference Data
10 5 (1.38%) Data Structures
10 5 (1.38%) Driving Licence
10 5 (1.38%) iSeries
11 4 (1.10%) Enterprise Software
11 4 (1.10%) Greenfield Project
12 3 (0.83%) Embedded Systems
12 3 (0.83%) Video Conferencing
13 2 (0.55%) Graphic Design
13 2 (0.55%) Mobile Computing
Operating Systems
1 64 (17.63%) Windows
2 38 (10.47%) Linux
3 19 (5.23%) Unix
4 14 (3.86%) Windows 10
4 14 (3.86%) Windows 7
5 11 (3.03%) Windows 8
5 11 (3.03%) Windows Vista
6 7 (1.93%) Windows Server 2008
7 6 (1.65%) Android
7 6 (1.65%) Apple iOS
7 6 (1.65%) Windows Server
7 6 (1.65%) Windows Server 2012
8 2 (0.55%) Windows Mobile
8 2 (0.55%) Windows Phone
9 1 (0.28%) Ubuntu
9 1 (0.28%) VMS
9 1 (0.28%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 97 (26.72%) Agile Software Development
2 73 (20.11%) MVC
3 72 (19.83%) Software Engineering
4 62 (17.08%) ITIL
5 56 (15.43%) Presales
6 45 (12.40%) Project Management
7 43 (11.85%) Continuous Improvement
8 41 (11.29%) BDD
9 36 (9.92%) Mentoring
9 36 (9.92%) Scrum
9 36 (9.92%) TDD
10 35 (9.64%) PRINCE2
10 35 (9.64%) Test Automation
10 35 (9.64%) Web Development
11 29 (7.99%) Line Management
12 28 (7.71%) SDLC
13 27 (7.44%) Service Delivery
14 24 (6.61%) Business Analysis
14 24 (6.61%) Risk Management
15 23 (6.34%) Business Development
Programming Languages
1 94 (25.90%) C#
2 85 (23.42%) Java
3 82 (22.59%) JavaScript
4 79 (21.76%) SQL
5 33 (9.09%) Python
6 32 (8.82%) C
7 29 (7.99%) C++
8 18 (4.96%) PowerShell
8 18 (4.96%) XPath
9 17 (4.68%) Perl
10 14 (3.86%) T-SQL
10 14 (3.86%) VB.NET
11 13 (3.58%) Embedded C
11 13 (3.58%) PHP
12 11 (3.03%) Embedded C++
13 8 (2.20%) TypeScript
14 7 (1.93%) R
14 7 (1.93%) Scala
15 6 (1.65%) VB
16 5 (1.38%) RPG
Qualifications
1 107 (29.48%) Computer Science Degree
2 29 (7.99%) Microsoft Certification
3 28 (7.71%) ISEB
4 23 (6.34%) HND
5 22 (6.06%) GNVQ
5 22 (6.06%) ITIL Certification
5 22 (6.06%) Master's Degree
6 16 (4.41%) PMP
7 14 (3.86%) MCSE
8 13 (3.58%) MCP
9 12 (3.31%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
9 12 (3.31%) PMI Certification
10 11 (3.03%) CISSP
11 10 (2.75%) CCNA
11 10 (2.75%) Cisco Certification
11 10 (2.75%) MCSD
12 8 (2.20%) CEH
13 7 (1.93%) ISTQB
14 6 (1.65%) PhD
14 6 (1.65%) Security+ Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 31 (8.54%) QA
2 15 (4.13%) SLA
3 11 (3.03%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 8 (2.20%) Data Quality
5 7 (1.93%) PMO
6 6 (1.65%) GPG13
7 4 (1.10%) ISO 9001
8 3 (0.83%) ISO 14001
8 3 (0.83%) ISO 26262
9 2 (0.55%) GDPR
9 2 (0.55%) MISRA
10 1 (0.28%) COBIT
10 1 (0.28%) Cyber Essentials
10 1 (0.28%) DO-178B
10 1 (0.28%) FINRA
10 1 (0.28%) IEC 61508
10 1 (0.28%) IEC 62304
10 1 (0.28%) ISO 13485
10 1 (0.28%) MISRA C
10 1 (0.28%) TickIT
System Software
1 30 (8.26%) VMware Infrastructure
2 13 (3.58%) Active Directory
2 13 (3.58%) Firmware
3 8 (2.20%) Virtual Machines
4 4 (1.10%) Docker
5 3 (0.83%) Hyper-V
5 3 (0.83%) Microsoft App-V
5 3 (0.83%) VMware ESXi
6 1 (0.28%) Apache ZooKeeper
6 1 (0.28%) HDFS
6 1 (0.28%) KVM
6 1 (0.28%) Virtual Desktop
6 1 (0.28%) VirtualBox
Systems Management
1 8 (2.20%) SCCM
2 7 (1.93%) SCVMM
3 5 (1.38%) AirWatch
4 3 (0.83%) Puppet
5 2 (0.55%) Failover Clustering
5 2 (0.55%) Microsoft Clustering
5 2 (0.55%) Opscode Chef
6 1 (0.28%) FortiGate
6 1 (0.28%) Hadoop YARN
6 1 (0.28%) HAProxy
6 1 (0.28%) Nagios
Vendors
1 93 (25.62%) Microsoft
2 32 (8.82%) VMware
3 28 (7.71%) HP
4 26 (7.16%) Oracle
5 21 (5.79%) CheckPoint
6 20 (5.51%) Cisco
7 16 (4.41%) Citrix
8 12 (3.31%) EMC
8 12 (3.31%) NetApp
9 11 (3.03%) Fortinet
9 11 (3.03%) IBM
10 9 (2.48%) Juniper
11 8 (2.20%) Zend
12 6 (1.65%) BMC
12 6 (1.65%) Dell
12 6 (1.65%) Fujitsu
12 6 (1.65%) Google
12 6 (1.65%) SAP
13 5 (1.38%) Adobe
13 5 (1.38%) ServiceNow