Degree Jobs in the Midlands

Academic Degree
England > Midlands

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 29 May 2024 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

6 months to
29 May 2024
Same period 2023 Same period 2022
Rank 6 4 6
Rank change year-on-year -2 +2 +12
Permanent jobs citing Degree 1,797 2,247 2,014
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the Midlands 14.03% 25.32% 18.06%
As % of the Qualifications category 58.14% 63.30% 57.28%
Number of salaries quoted 975 711 1,016
10th Percentile £25,000 £27,500 £25,463
25th Percentile £31,250 £36,250 £34,825
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £47,500 £50,000 £45,000
Median % change year-on-year -5.00% +11.11% +3.81%
75th Percentile £61,250 £60,800 £57,500
90th Percentile £77,500 £71,250 £75,040
England median annual salary £52,500 £60,000 £55,000
% change year-on-year -12.50% +9.09% -

All Academic and Professional Certifications
Midlands

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.

Permanent vacancies requiring academic qualifications or professional certifications 3,091 3,550 3,516
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the Midlands 24.13% 40.00% 31.53%
Number of salaries quoted 1,887 1,245 1,770
10th Percentile £25,500 £28,000 £26,250
25th Percentile £32,000 £36,750 £35,125
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £47,500 £50,000 £46,000
Median % change year-on-year -5.00% +8.70% -
75th Percentile £61,250 £63,750 £62,500
90th Percentile £76,250 £75,000 £77,500
England median annual salary £54,399 £60,000 £55,000
% change year-on-year -9.34% +9.09% -

Degree
Job Vacancy Trend in the Midlands

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

Job vacancy trend for Degree in the Midlands

Degree
Salary Trend in the Midlands

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

Salary trend for Degree in the Midlands

Degree
Salary Histogram in the Midlands

Salary distribution for jobs citing Degree in the Midlands over the 6 months to 29 May 2024.

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 29 May 2024. 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
Jobs
West Midlands +1 1,194 £50,000 -4.76% 609
East Midlands -3 590 £42,500 -10.53% 382
Degree
England

Degree
Co-occurring Skills and Capabilities in the Midlands by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same employment type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 56 (3.12%) SharePoint
2 49 (2.73%) Microsoft Exchange
3 25 (1.39%) WordPress
4 18 (1.00%) CMS
5 12 (0.67%) IIS
6 10 (0.56%) Confluence
7 8 (0.45%) Apache
7 8 (0.45%) Tomcat
8 7 (0.39%) SAS
9 6 (0.33%) WebSphere
10 2 (0.11%) Appian
10 2 (0.11%) BizTalk Server
10 2 (0.11%) MTS
10 2 (0.11%) WinCC
11 1 (0.056%) Apache Spark
11 1 (0.056%) Mule
11 1 (0.056%) Umbraco
Applications
1 445 (24.76%) Microsoft Office
2 312 (17.36%) Microsoft Excel
3 39 (2.17%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 26 (1.45%) Microsoft Project
5 25 (1.39%) AutoCAD
6 17 (0.95%) Simulink
7 13 (0.72%) Adobe Illustrator
7 13 (0.72%) Photoshop
8 10 (0.56%) Adobe Creative Suite
9 9 (0.50%) InDesign
10 5 (0.28%) Adobe After Effects
10 5 (0.28%) MS Visio
11 4 (0.22%) Adobe Premiere
11 4 (0.22%) Adobe XD
11 4 (0.22%) CANalyzer
11 4 (0.22%) EPLAN
11 4 (0.22%) Sketch
11 4 (0.22%) SPSS
12 2 (0.11%) Autodesk Inventor
12 2 (0.11%) Revit
Business Applications
1 20 (1.11%) Dynamics CRM
2 12 (0.67%) Shopify
3 8 (0.45%) NEC Housing
4 7 (0.39%) NetSuite
4 7 (0.39%) SAP ERP
5 5 (0.28%) Dynamics NAV
5 5 (0.28%) Salesforce CRM
6 4 (0.22%) Magento
6 4 (0.22%) Sage 300 ERP
7 3 (0.17%) Sage 200
8 2 (0.11%) Dynamics AX
8 2 (0.11%) Oracle Payables
8 2 (0.11%) Primavera
8 2 (0.11%) SAP Business One
8 2 (0.11%) SAP S/4HANA
9 1 (0.056%) Payment Gateway
9 1 (0.056%) Unit4 Business World
Cloud Services
1 196 (10.91%) Azure
2 131 (7.29%) Power Platform
3 116 (6.46%) Microsoft 365
4 87 (4.84%) AWS
5 55 (3.06%) SaaS
6 41 (2.28%) Dynamics 365
7 30 (1.67%) PowerApps
8 25 (1.39%) Entra ID
9 20 (1.11%) Power Automate
10 19 (1.06%) Azure DevOps
10 19 (1.06%) GCP
11 18 (1.00%) OneDrive
12 13 (0.72%) Azure Synapse Analytics
12 13 (0.72%) GitHub
13 11 (0.61%) WhatsApp
14 10 (0.56%) Amazon S3
14 10 (0.56%) Cloud Computing
15 9 (0.50%) Amazon EC2
15 9 (0.50%) Boomi
15 9 (0.50%) Snowflake
Communications & Networking
1 54 (3.01%) WAN
2 51 (2.84%) Firewall
3 37 (2.06%) DNS
4 35 (1.95%) DHCP
5 33 (1.84%) LAN
6 27 (1.50%) Network Security
7 25 (1.39%) VPN
8 24 (1.34%) TCP/IP
9 23 (1.28%) SAN
10 21 (1.17%) VoIP
11 20 (1.11%) Internet
12 19 (1.06%) SD-WAN
13 18 (1.00%) Ethernet
14 16 (0.89%) Wi-Fi
15 12 (0.67%) VLAN
16 11 (0.61%) Wireless
17 9 (0.50%) Cisco Firepower
18 8 (0.45%) WLAN
19 6 (0.33%) DVB
19 6 (0.33%) NAS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 121 (6.73%) Power BI
2 98 (5.45%) SQL Server
3 62 (3.45%) Tableau
4 45 (2.50%) Data Warehouse
5 30 (1.67%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 27 (1.50%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 26 (1.45%) MySQL
8 17 (0.95%) Relational Database
9 14 (0.78%) Data Lake
10 13 (0.72%) Amazon Redshift
10 13 (0.72%) Data Mining
10 13 (0.72%) SQL Server Analysis Services
11 10 (0.56%) PostgreSQL
11 10 (0.56%) Power Query
12 8 (0.45%) BusinessObjects
12 8 (0.45%) GIS
12 8 (0.45%) Oracle Database
13 7 (0.39%) Amazon RDS
13 7 (0.39%) BigQuery
14 6 (0.33%) Looker
Development Applications
1 49 (2.73%) Git
2 32 (1.78%) JIRA
3 26 (1.45%) Visual Studio
4 7 (0.39%) CANoe
5 6 (0.33%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
6 5 (0.28%) Rational DOORS
7 4 (0.22%) Jenkins
7 4 (0.22%) Moq
7 4 (0.22%) Postman
7 4 (0.22%) Xcode
8 2 (0.11%) Android Studio
8 2 (0.11%) CMake
8 2 (0.11%) GitLab
8 2 (0.11%) LabVIEW
8 2 (0.11%) TeamCity
9 1 (0.056%) Balsamiq
9 1 (0.056%) Sourcetree
9 1 (0.056%) Team Foundation Server
9 1 (0.056%) Visual Studio Code
9 1 (0.056%) Visual Studio Team System
General
1 699 (38.90%) Social Skills
2 363 (20.20%) Analytical Skills
3 229 (12.74%) Finance
4 189 (10.52%) Manufacturing
5 180 (10.02%) Military
6 169 (9.40%) Influencing Skills
7 167 (9.29%) Inclusion and Diversity
8 151 (8.40%) Retail
9 147 (8.18%) Organisational Skills
10 108 (6.01%) Legal
11 99 (5.51%) Marketing
12 79 (4.40%) Electronics
13 72 (4.01%) Automotive
14 71 (3.95%) Presentation Skills
15 55 (3.06%) Local Government
16 47 (2.62%) Public Sector
17 44 (2.45%) Pharmaceutical
18 41 (2.28%) Telecoms
19 28 (1.56%) Law
20 25 (1.39%) Games
Job Titles
1 364 (20.26%) Analyst
2 248 (13.80%) Graduate
3 172 (9.57%) Senior
4 156 (8.68%) Developer
5 143 (7.96%) Lead
6 118 (6.57%) Product Analyst
6 118 (6.57%) Project Manager
7 116 (6.46%) Sales Analyst
8 69 (3.84%) Architect
9 65 (3.62%) Senior Analyst
9 65 (3.62%) Software Engineer
10 57 (3.17%) Consultant
11 52 (2.89%) Systems Engineer
12 51 (2.84%) Business Analyst
13 48 (2.67%) Data Analyst
13 48 (2.67%) Junior
14 44 (2.45%) Software Developer
15 39 (2.17%) Technical Leader
16 35 (1.95%) Support Engineer
17 34 (1.89%) Embedded Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 87 (4.84%) .NET
2 65 (3.62%) HTML
3 57 (3.17%) CSS
4 32 (1.78%) RESTful
5 28 (1.56%) AngularJS
6 26 (1.45%) React
7 25 (1.39%) .NET Core
8 23 (1.28%) ASP.NET
9 18 (1.00%) XML
10 16 (0.89%) Node.js
11 14 (0.78%) EDI
12 13 (0.72%) GraphQL
12 13 (0.72%) HTML5
12 13 (0.72%) jQuery
12 13 (0.72%) Web Services
13 12 (0.67%) .NET Framework
13 12 (0.67%) JSON
13 12 (0.67%) Vue
14 10 (0.56%) SOAP
15 8 (0.45%) MFC
Miscellaneous
1 210 (11.69%) Onboarding
2 104 (5.79%) Management Information System
3 67 (3.73%) Self-Motivation
4 65 (3.62%) Data Centre
5 43 (2.39%) Driving Licence
6 41 (2.28%) Mobile App
7 40 (2.23%) Algorithms
8 29 (1.61%) Product Ownership
9 27 (1.50%) SCADA
10 23 (1.28%) Public Cloud
10 23 (1.28%) Social Media
11 22 (1.22%) Life Science
12 20 (1.11%) CCTV
13 18 (1.00%) Virtual Team
14 17 (0.95%) Embedded Systems
14 17 (0.95%) Robotics
15 15 (0.83%) Industry 4.0
16 14 (0.78%) Data Structures
17 13 (0.72%) IoT
18 12 (0.67%) Graphic Design
Operating Systems
1 158 (8.79%) Windows
2 83 (4.62%) Linux
3 49 (2.73%) Windows Server
4 38 (2.11%) Windows 10
5 16 (0.89%) Mac OS
6 15 (0.83%) Unix
6 15 (0.83%) Windows 7
7 14 (0.78%) Android
8 9 (0.50%) Apple iOS
9 8 (0.45%) Embedded Linux
9 8 (0.45%) Solaris
9 8 (0.45%) Windows Server 2016
9 8 (0.45%) Windows Server 2019
10 6 (0.33%) SUSE
10 6 (0.33%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
10 6 (0.33%) VMS
11 5 (0.28%) Mac OS X
12 4 (0.22%) Ubuntu
12 4 (0.22%) Windows Server 2003
12 4 (0.22%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 540 (30.05%) Problem-Solving
2 438 (24.37%) Customer Service
3 425 (23.65%) Continuous Improvement
4 382 (21.26%) Computer Science
5 304 (16.92%) Data Analysis
6 257 (14.30%) Mathematics
7 253 (14.08%) Logistics
8 248 (13.80%) Agile
8 248 (13.80%) Process Improvement
8 248 (13.80%) Project Management
9 195 (10.85%) Creative Thinking
10 194 (10.80%) Performance Metrics
11 189 (10.52%) Customer Experience
12 179 (9.96%) Mentoring
13 177 (9.85%) Contingency Planning
14 176 (9.79%) Customer Requirements
15 147 (8.18%) Cybersecurity
16 146 (8.12%) Software Engineering
17 131 (7.29%) ITIL
18 130 (7.23%) Business Intelligence
Programming Languages
1 239 (13.30%) SQL
2 124 (6.90%) Python
3 110 (6.12%) C#
4 99 (5.51%) JavaScript
5 59 (3.28%) C
6 56 (3.12%) C++
7 46 (2.56%) Java
8 30 (1.67%) MATLAB
8 30 (1.67%) TypeScript
9 29 (1.61%) PowerShell
10 25 (1.39%) Embedded C
11 20 (1.11%) PHP
11 20 (1.11%) VB
12 17 (0.95%) T-SQL
13 12 (0.67%) R
14 11 (0.61%) Embedded C++
15 8 (0.45%) Assembly Language
15 8 (0.45%) Shell Script
16 7 (0.39%) Ladder Logic
17 5 (0.28%) Bash
Qualifications
1 207 (11.52%) Computer Science Degree
2 105 (5.84%) Master's Degree
2 105 (5.84%) Security Cleared
3 73 (4.06%) DBS Check
4 65 (3.62%) SC Cleared
5 63 (3.51%) Microsoft Certification
6 49 (2.73%) CCNA
6 49 (2.73%) Cisco Certification
7 39 (2.17%) HNC
7 39 (2.17%) HND
8 35 (1.95%) MCP
9 32 (1.78%) Azure Certification
10 31 (1.73%) CCNP
11 29 (1.61%) PMI Certification
12 24 (1.34%) PMP
13 23 (1.28%) CISM
13 23 (1.28%) CISSP
14 19 (1.06%) Chartered Engineer
15 17 (0.95%) MCSE
16 16 (0.89%) PhD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 105 (5.84%) QA
2 36 (2.00%) PMO
3 35 (1.95%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 25 (1.39%) Accessibility
5 24 (1.34%) Data Quality
5 24 (1.34%) GMP
6 23 (1.28%) ISO 9001
7 18 (1.00%) GLP
7 18 (1.00%) ISO/IEC 17025
7 18 (1.00%) NIST
8 13 (0.72%) SLA
9 12 (0.67%) GDPR
9 12 (0.67%) ISO 26262
10 10 (0.56%) Actionable Recommendations
10 10 (0.56%) AUTOSAR
11 8 (0.45%) Cyber Essentials
11 8 (0.45%) PCI DSS
12 7 (0.39%) ISO 14001
13 5 (0.28%) MISRA
13 5 (0.28%) NCSC
System Software
1 100 (5.56%) Active Directory
2 51 (2.84%) Firmware
3 50 (2.78%) VMware Infrastructure
4 36 (2.00%) Hyper-V
5 28 (1.56%) Embedded Firmware
6 21 (1.17%) Docker
7 11 (0.61%) vSphere
8 4 (0.22%) pfSense
8 4 (0.22%) Terminal Services
8 4 (0.22%) VMware ESXi
9 3 (0.17%) Virtual Desktop
9 3 (0.17%) XenApp
9 3 (0.17%) XenDesktop
10 2 (0.11%) BitLocker
10 2 (0.11%) Virtual Machines
10 2 (0.11%) Virtual Servers
11 1 (0.056%) VMware NSX
Systems Management
1 21 (1.17%) Microsoft Intune
2 20 (1.11%) SCCM
3 16 (0.89%) Terraform
4 15 (0.83%) Kubernetes
5 14 (0.78%) EnCase
6 11 (0.61%) Functional Safety
7 9 (0.50%) Stealthwatch
8 7 (0.39%) SCOM
9 6 (0.33%) Tivoli Storage Manager
10 5 (0.28%) Autotask
10 5 (0.28%) CASB
10 5 (0.28%) Failover Clustering
10 5 (0.28%) FortiGate
10 5 (0.28%) HP ALM
11 4 (0.22%) Jamf Pro
11 4 (0.22%) SmoothWall
12 2 (0.11%) Active Directory Federation Services
13 1 (0.056%) Single Sign-On
13 1 (0.056%) VxRail
13 1 (0.056%) WSUS
Vendors
1 361 (20.09%) Microsoft
2 67 (3.73%) VMware
3 48 (2.67%) Cisco
4 41 (2.28%) Databricks
5 40 (2.23%) Adobe
5 40 (2.23%) Apple
6 37 (2.06%) EMC
7 34 (1.89%) SAP
8 28 (1.56%) ServiceNow
9 24 (1.34%) Salesforce
10 23 (1.28%) Google
11 21 (1.17%) IFS
12 20 (1.11%) Meraki
13 19 (1.06%) Oracle
14 18 (1.00%) Workday
15 15 (0.83%) Dell
16 14 (0.78%) NEC
17 12 (0.67%) Veeam
18 11 (0.61%) Alteryx
18 11 (0.61%) Fortinet