Period
to 22 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in the Midlands with a requirement for Degree qualifications. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered over the 6 months to 22 November 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Academic Degree
England > Midlands
6 months to
22 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 17 17 15
Rank change year-on-year 0 -2 0
Permanent jobs citing Degree 1526 1905 2142
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the Midlands 9.85% 10.49% 11.68%
As % of the Qualifications category 43.70% 40.78% 43.82%
Number of salaries quoted 1305 1647 1822
Midlands median annual salary £35,000 £35,000 £35,000
10th Percentile £22,000 £21,250 £21,250
90th Percentile £60,000 £56,373 £57,500
England median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year +5.56% - +5.88%

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 the Midlands with a requirement for academic qualifications or professional certifications.

All Academic and Professional Certifications
Midlands
Permanent vacancies requiring academic qualifications or professional certifications 3492 4671 4888
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the Midlands 22.55% 25.71% 26.65%
Number of salaries quoted 2753 3446 3784
Midlands median annual salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
10th Percentile £23,750 £22,750 £22,500
90th Percentile £63,750 £63,750 £65,000
England median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year +5.56% - -

Degree
Job Vacancy Trend in the Midlands

Job postings citing Degree as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in the Midlands.

Job vacancy trend for Degree in the Midlands

Degree
Salary Trend in the Midlands

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Degree in the Midlands.

Salary trend for Degree in the Midlands

Degree
Salary Histogram in the Midlands

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Degree in the Midlands over the 6 months to 22 November 2017.

Salary histogram for Degree in the Midlands

Degree
Job Locations in the Midlands

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Degree within the Midlands region over the 6 months to 22 November 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Past 6 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
West Midlands -3 994 £35,000 - 87
East Midlands -1 549 £35,000 -4.11% 49
Degree
England

For the 6 months to 22 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 Midlands region with a requirement for Degree.

1 497 (32.57%) Computer Science
2 413 (27.06%) SQL
3 403 (26.41%) Agile Software Development
4 372 (24.38%) C#
5 316 (20.71%) Computer Science Degree
6 312 (20.45%) Software Engineering
7 298 (19.53%) JavaScript
8 278 (18.22%) .NET
9 277 (18.15%) Microsoft
10 272 (17.82%) Java
11 229 (15.01%) HTML
12 216 (14.15%) CSS
13 206 (13.50%) Analytical Skills
14 201 (13.17%) SQL Server
15 198 (12.98%) Windows
16 176 (11.53%) Finance
17 174 (11.40%) Project Management
18 159 (10.42%) C++
18 159 (10.42%) SDLC
19 157 (10.29%) Scrum
20 155 (10.16%) MVC
21 154 (10.09%) ASP.NET
22 152 (9.96%) Python
23 149 (9.76%) QA
24 147 (9.63%) Mathematics
24 147 (9.63%) ITIL
25 146 (9.57%) XML
26 129 (8.45%) OO
27 128 (8.39%) Test Automation
27 128 (8.39%) Marketing

Degree
Co-occurring IT Skills in the Midlands 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 29 (1.90%) SharePoint
2 28 (1.83%) IIS
2 28 (1.83%) JBoss
3 23 (1.51%) Elasticsearch
4 15 (0.98%) MS Exchange
4 15 (0.98%) Tomcat
5 14 (0.92%) CMS
6 13 (0.85%) Apache
7 11 (0.72%) Exchange Server 2010
7 11 (0.72%) NetWeaver
7 11 (0.72%) SAS
8 10 (0.66%) Apache Spark
8 10 (0.66%) SharePoint 2013
9 8 (0.52%) Exchange Server 2013
10 7 (0.46%) Confluence
11 6 (0.39%) ArcGIS
11 6 (0.39%) Drupal
11 6 (0.39%) WordPress
12 4 (0.26%) BizTalk Server
12 4 (0.26%) Umbraco
Applications
1 88 (5.77%) Microsoft Excel
2 65 (4.26%) Microsoft Office
3 34 (2.23%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 25 (1.64%) Microsoft Project
4 25 (1.64%) Simulink
5 20 (1.31%) Adobe Illustrator
6 15 (0.98%) Acrobat
7 11 (0.72%) PaintShop Pro
7 11 (0.72%) Photoshop
7 11 (0.72%) Spreadsheet
8 10 (0.66%) MS Visio
9 6 (0.39%) Doxygen
10 5 (0.33%) AutoCAD
10 5 (0.33%) SOLIDWORKS
10 5 (0.33%) SPSS
11 4 (0.26%) RoboHelp
12 3 (0.20%) Adobe Creative Suite
12 3 (0.20%) ArcInfo
12 3 (0.20%) Autodesk Inventor
13 2 (0.13%) InfoPath
Business Applications
1 14 (0.92%) SAP ERP
2 13 (0.85%) SAP VC
3 11 (0.72%) Dynamics AX
3 11 (0.72%) SAP CRM
4 8 (0.52%) Magento
4 8 (0.52%) SAP APO
4 8 (0.52%) SAP SCM
5 7 (0.46%) SAP IS-U
6 6 (0.39%) BPCS
6 6 (0.39%) Dynamics CRM
6 6 (0.39%) PeopleSoft HCM
7 5 (0.33%) Dynamics NAV
8 4 (0.26%) Remedy ITSM
8 4 (0.26%) SAP FI
9 2 (0.13%) assyst
9 2 (0.13%) NetSuite
9 2 (0.13%) Oracle BPM
10 1 (0.066%) Infor M3
10 1 (0.066%) Oracle Utilities
10 1 (0.066%) SAP S/4HANA
Cloud Services
1 85 (5.57%) Microsoft Azure
2 84 (5.50%) Amazon AWS
3 34 (2.23%) GitHub
4 33 (2.16%) Office 365
5 31 (2.03%) SaaS
6 26 (1.70%) PaaS
7 20 (1.31%) AdWords
8 16 (1.05%) Google Analytics
9 10 (0.66%) IaaS
10 9 (0.59%) npm
11 7 (0.46%) Dynamics 365
11 7 (0.46%) Serverless
12 6 (0.39%) Amazon EC2
12 6 (0.39%) SuccessFactors
13 5 (0.33%) G Suite
14 4 (0.26%) Force.com
15 3 (0.20%) Cortana Intelligence Suite
16 2 (0.13%) Adobe Creative Cloud
16 2 (0.13%) Amazon SQS
17 1 (0.066%) Amazon S3
Communications & Networking
1 43 (2.82%) Firewall
2 41 (2.69%) Internet
3 39 (2.56%) WAN
4 32 (2.10%) LAN
5 27 (1.77%) HTTP
5 27 (1.77%) VPN
6 20 (1.31%) Network Security
6 20 (1.31%) TCP/IP
7 16 (1.05%) DNS
8 14 (0.92%) DHCP
8 14 (0.92%) OSPF
8 14 (0.92%) Wireless
9 13 (0.85%) Ethernet
10 11 (0.72%) 802.11
11 10 (0.66%) Intranet
12 8 (0.52%) SAN
13 7 (0.46%) SSL
14 6 (0.39%) Broadband
14 6 (0.39%) IPsec
14 6 (0.39%) VDSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 201 (13.17%) SQL Server
2 51 (3.34%) MongoDB
3 42 (2.75%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 36 (2.36%) NoSQL
5 35 (2.29%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 33 (2.16%) Big Data
7 32 (2.10%) Relational Database
8 25 (1.64%) Hadoop
8 25 (1.64%) MySQL
9 19 (1.25%) Apache Cassandra
9 19 (1.25%) SQL Server Analysis Services
10 18 (1.18%) SQL Server 2008
11 16 (1.05%) Oracle Database
12 15 (0.98%) BusinessObjects
12 15 (0.98%) OLTP
13 14 (0.92%) GIS
14 13 (0.85%) Data Warehouse
15 11 (0.72%) SQL Server 2012
16 10 (0.66%) Data Mining
16 10 (0.66%) DB2
Development Applications
1 80 (5.24%) Visual Studio
2 78 (5.11%) Subversion
3 68 (4.46%) Git (software)
4 64 (4.19%) JIRA
5 42 (2.75%) Selenium
6 38 (2.49%) Jenkins
7 32 (2.10%) JUnit
8 29 (1.90%) Cucumber
9 26 (1.70%) Maven
10 22 (1.44%) SoapUI
11 16 (1.05%) Mercurial
12 15 (0.98%) Bitbucket
13 14 (0.92%) gulp
14 13 (0.85%) Atlassian Bamboo
14 13 (0.85%) NUnit
14 13 (0.85%) Team Foundation Server
14 13 (0.85%) WebDriver
15 12 (0.79%) Eclipse
15 12 (0.79%) JBehave
15 12 (0.79%) Rational DOORS
General
1 176 (11.53%) Finance
2 128 (8.39%) Marketing
3 115 (7.54%) Electronics
4 90 (5.90%) Retail
5 84 (5.50%) Manufacturing
6 65 (4.26%) Automotive
7 58 (3.80%) Games
8 57 (3.74%) Banking
9 50 (3.28%) Telecoms
10 28 (1.83%) Publishing
11 26 (1.70%) Law
11 26 (1.70%) Legal
12 19 (1.25%) Pharmaceutical
13 18 (1.18%) Local Government
14 17 (1.11%) Financial Institution
15 16 (1.05%) Billing
16 11 (0.72%) Advertising
16 11 (0.72%) Vietnamese Language
17 10 (0.66%) Retail Banking
18 8 (0.52%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 469 (30.73%) Developer
2 238 (15.60%) Analyst
3 161 (10.55%) Graduate
4 151 (9.90%) Software Engineer
5 149 (9.76%) C# Developer
6 120 (7.86%) Software Developer
7 117 (7.67%) .NET Developer
8 116 (7.60%) Junior
9 97 (6.36%) Java Developer
10 94 (6.16%) Graduate Developer
11 83 (5.44%) C# .NET Developer
12 75 (4.91%) Junior Developer
13 73 (4.78%) Architect
14 65 (4.26%) Senior Developer
15 60 (3.93%) C# Software Developer
16 58 (3.80%) Business Analyst
16 58 (3.80%) JavaScript Developer
17 49 (3.21%) Graduate C# Developer
18 44 (2.88%) C++ Software Engineer
19 43 (2.82%) Junior C# Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 278 (18.22%) .NET
2 229 (15.01%) HTML
3 216 (14.15%) CSS
4 154 (10.09%) ASP.NET
5 146 (9.57%) XML
6 91 (5.96%) AngularJS
7 83 (5.44%) jQuery
8 81 (5.31%) Web Services
9 70 (4.59%) REST
10 69 (4.52%) ASP.NET MVC
11 65 (4.26%) HTML5
12 58 (3.80%) RESTful
13 54 (3.54%) SOAP
14 51 (3.34%) JSON
14 51 (3.34%) Node.js
15 49 (3.21%) Spring
16 47 (3.08%) .NET Framework
17 43 (2.82%) Hibernate
18 42 (2.75%) J2EE
18 42 (2.75%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 497 (32.57%) Computer Science
2 206 (13.50%) Analytical Skills
3 67 (4.39%) Data Centre
4 62 (4.06%) Management Information System
5 58 (3.80%) Mobile App
6 57 (3.74%) User Experience
7 50 (3.28%) Algorithms
8 37 (2.42%) Social Media
9 34 (2.23%) Driving Licence
10 30 (1.97%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
11 28 (1.83%) SCADA
12 25 (1.64%) Graphic Design
13 19 (1.25%) Enterprise Software
14 18 (1.18%) VHDL
15 17 (1.11%) Fintech
16 15 (0.98%) e-Learning
17 14 (0.92%) BBC
18 13 (0.85%) Blog
18 13 (0.85%) Smart Meter
19 12 (0.79%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 198 (12.98%) Windows
2 106 (6.95%) Linux
3 47 (3.08%) Windows 7
4 44 (2.88%) Windows Server
5 42 (2.75%) Unix
6 36 (2.36%) Windows Server 2008
7 34 (2.23%) Android
8 31 (2.03%) Windows 8
9 25 (1.64%) Apple iOS
10 22 (1.44%) Windows 10
10 22 (1.44%) Windows Server 2012
11 19 (1.25%) Embedded Linux
12 11 (0.72%) Windows Vista
13 7 (0.46%) Windows Embedded Compact
14 5 (0.33%) Windows XP
15 4 (0.26%) VxWorks
15 4 (0.26%) Windows Mobile
16 3 (0.20%) Mac OS
16 3 (0.20%) Windows Server 2003
17 1 (0.066%) Fedora
Processes & Methodologies
1 403 (26.41%) Agile Software Development
2 312 (20.45%) Software Engineering
3 174 (11.40%) Project Management
4 159 (10.42%) SDLC
5 157 (10.29%) Scrum
6 155 (10.16%) MVC
7 147 (9.63%) ITIL
7 147 (9.63%) Mathematics
8 129 (8.45%) OO
9 128 (8.39%) Test Automation
10 121 (7.93%) TDD
11 100 (6.55%) Business Intelligence
12 97 (6.36%) Continuous Improvement
13 93 (6.09%) Unit Testing
14 88 (5.77%) Analytics
15 86 (5.64%) Web Development
16 85 (5.57%) Mentoring
17 81 (5.31%) BDD
18 78 (5.11%) Software Testing
19 77 (5.05%) Physics
Programming Languages
1 413 (27.06%) SQL
2 372 (24.38%) C#
3 298 (19.53%) JavaScript
4 272 (17.82%) Java
5 159 (10.42%) C++
6 152 (9.96%) Python
7 104 (6.82%) C
8 44 (2.88%) VB.NET
9 43 (2.82%) MATLAB
10 38 (2.49%) T-SQL
11 37 (2.42%) R
12 36 (2.36%) Perl
13 31 (2.03%) PHP
14 28 (1.83%) PowerShell
15 24 (1.57%) TypeScript
16 22 (1.44%) Embedded C
17 20 (1.31%) ABAP
17 20 (1.31%) PL/SQL
17 20 (1.31%) XPath
18 19 (1.25%) Scala
Qualifications
1 316 (20.71%) Computer Science Degree
2 64 (4.19%) ISEB
3 61 (4.00%) Master's Degree
4 60 (3.93%) PhD
5 56 (3.67%) Security Cleared
6 51 (3.34%) Microsoft Certification
7 47 (3.08%) ITIL Certification
8 46 (3.01%) SC Cleared
9 34 (2.23%) Cisco Certification
10 33 (2.16%) CCNA
11 31 (2.03%) HND
11 31 (2.03%) Numerate Degree
12 30 (1.97%) ISTQB
13 26 (1.70%) CISSP
14 25 (1.64%) Sun Certification
15 17 (1.11%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
15 17 (1.11%) PMI Certification
15 17 (1.11%) PMP
16 16 (1.05%) GNVQ
17 15 (0.98%) CEH
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 149 (9.76%) QA
2 42 (2.75%) SLA
3 26 (1.70%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 20 (1.31%) IEC 62304
4 20 (1.31%) PMO
5 16 (1.05%) Data Quality
6 15 (0.98%) ISO 9001
7 13 (0.85%) GDPR
7 13 (0.85%) IEC 61508
8 11 (0.72%) MISRA
9 10 (0.66%) ISO 13485
10 8 (0.52%) PCI DSS
11 7 (0.46%) ISO 26262
11 7 (0.46%) MISRA C
12 6 (0.39%) GPG13
13 5 (0.33%) WCAG
14 4 (0.26%) DO-178B
14 4 (0.26%) ISO 9000
14 4 (0.26%) P3O
15 3 (0.20%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
System Software
1 45 (2.95%) VMware Infrastructure
2 40 (2.62%) Active Directory
3 39 (2.56%) Firmware
4 13 (0.85%) Docker
5 9 (0.59%) Virtual Machines
6 7 (0.46%) XenApp
7 6 (0.39%) Hyper-V
8 5 (0.33%) Microsoft App-V
8 5 (0.33%) VMware ESXi
8 5 (0.33%) XenDesktop
9 4 (0.26%) Snort
10 3 (0.20%) VMware Workstation
11 2 (0.13%) HDFS
11 2 (0.13%) Oracle RAC
11 2 (0.13%) Virtual Servers
12 1 (0.066%) Apache ZooKeeper
12 1 (0.066%) NDS
12 1 (0.066%) NetIQ eDirectory
12 1 (0.066%) Terminal Services
12 1 (0.066%) VirtualBox
Systems Management
1 10 (0.66%) SCCM
2 5 (0.33%) AirWatch
2 5 (0.33%) Opscode Chef
2 5 (0.33%) SCVMM
3 4 (0.26%) Host Intrusion Detection System
3 4 (0.26%) HP Quality Center
3 4 (0.26%) Nagios
3 4 (0.26%) Network Intrusion Detection System
3 4 (0.26%) Puppet
3 4 (0.26%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
4 3 (0.20%) Failover Clustering
4 3 (0.20%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
5 2 (0.13%) Ansible
5 2 (0.13%) Data Guard
5 2 (0.13%) Enterprise Manager Cloud Control
5 2 (0.13%) HP Fortify
5 2 (0.13%) ITRS Geneos
5 2 (0.13%) Microsoft Intune
5 2 (0.13%) Nessus
5 2 (0.13%) SCOrch
Vendors
1 277 (18.15%) Microsoft
2 104 (6.82%) Oracle
3 65 (4.26%) SAP
4 64 (4.19%) VMware
5 44 (2.88%) Google
6 34 (2.23%) Cisco
7 33 (2.16%) HP
8 32 (2.10%) Adobe
9 28 (1.83%) EMC
10 24 (1.57%) Citrix
11 22 (1.44%) CheckPoint
12 14 (0.92%) Fortinet
12 14 (0.92%) Tableau
13 12 (0.79%) IBM
13 12 (0.79%) Juniper
13 12 (0.79%) NetApp
14 10 (0.66%) Siemens
15 9 (0.59%) Salesforce.com
16 8 (0.52%) Xilinx
17 7 (0.46%) Cadence