The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Shropshire with a requirement for Degree qualifications. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered over the 3 months to 24 June 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Academic Degree
West Midlands / Shropshire
3 months to
24 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 29 28 26
Rank change year-on-year -1 -2  
Permanent jobs citing Degree 17 27 9
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Shropshire 6.91% 6.08% 4.35%
As % of the Qualifications category 29.31% 36.00% 15.52%
Number of salaries quoted 15 19 8
Median salary £47,500 £37,500 £27,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +26.66% +38.88%  
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £24,300 £23,650
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £46,800 £53,200
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

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 academic qualifications and professional certifications cited in permanent job vacancies advertised in Shropshire.

Academic & Professional Certification
Shropshire
Permanent job vacancies requiring academic qualifications or professional certifications 58 75 58
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Shropshire 23.58% 16.89% 28.02%
Number of salaries quoted 41 53 46
Median salary £55,000 £37,626 £40,750
Median salary % change year-on-year +46.17% -7.66%  
90% offered a salary of more than £36,500 £21,500 £22,000
10% offered a salary of more than £69,713 £65,000 £54,292
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £41,674
% change year-on-year - +1.98%  

Degree
Job Vacancy Trend in Shropshire

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Shropshire citing Degree as a proportion of all permanent or contract IT jobs with a match in the Qualifications category.

Job vacancy trend for Degree in Shropshire

Degree
Salary Trend in Shropshire

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

Salary trend for Degree in Shropshire

Degree
Salary Histogram in Shropshire

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Degree in Shropshire over the 3 months to 24 June 2017.

Salary histogram for Degree in Shropshire

Degree
Job Locations in Shropshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Degree within the Shropshire region over the 3 months to 24 June 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Telford -9 9 £55,000 +22.22%
Shrewsbury - 5 £47,500 -
Degree
West Midlands

For the 6 months to 24 June 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 Shropshire region with a requirement for Degree.

1 10 (33.33%) ITIL
2 9 (30.00%) Analytical Skills
3 7 (23.33%) Cisco Certification
3 7 (23.33%) Project Management
3 7 (23.33%) Firewall
3 7 (23.33%) CCNA
3 7 (23.33%) VB
3 7 (23.33%) VB.NET
3 7 (23.33%) .NET
3 7 (23.33%) Oracle
3 7 (23.33%) Agile Software Development
4 6 (20.00%) Network Design
4 6 (20.00%) Continuous Integration
4 6 (20.00%) Microsoft Azure
4 6 (20.00%) Amazon AWS
4 6 (20.00%) Network Architecture
4 6 (20.00%) Data Centre
4 6 (20.00%) Virtual Environments
4 6 (20.00%) CCDA
4 6 (20.00%) CCDP
4 6 (20.00%) WAN
4 6 (20.00%) VPN
4 6 (20.00%) CCNP
5 5 (16.67%) Microsoft Certification
5 5 (16.67%) WinForms
5 5 (16.67%) SQL Server
5 5 (16.67%) Visual Studio
5 5 (16.67%) C#
5 5 (16.67%) SQL
5 5 (16.67%) MCPD

Degree
Co-occurring IT Skills in Shropshire 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 1 (3.33%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 3 (10.00%) Microsoft Excel
1 3 (10.00%) SOLIDWORKS
2 1 (3.33%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 1 (3.33%) SAP LE
1 1 (3.33%) SAP MM
Cloud Services
1 6 (20.00%) Amazon AWS
1 6 (20.00%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 7 (23.33%) Firewall
2 6 (20.00%) VPN
2 6 (20.00%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (16.67%) SQL Server
2 2 (6.67%) Data Warehouse
2 2 (6.67%) MySQL
2 2 (6.67%) SQL Server Analysis Services
2 2 (6.67%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 2 (6.67%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 5 (16.67%) Visual Studio
General
1 3 (10.00%) Pharmaceutical
2 2 (6.67%) Finance
2 2 (6.67%) Manufacturing
3 1 (3.33%) Automotive
3 1 (3.33%) Banking
3 1 (3.33%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 9 (30.00%) Developer
2 8 (26.67%) Analyst
3 6 (20.00%) Architect
3 6 (20.00%) Cloud Architect
4 5 (16.67%) .NET Developer
4 5 (16.67%) C# .NET Developer
4 5 (16.67%) C# Developer
4 5 (16.67%) C# VB.NET Developer
4 5 (16.67%) VB.NET Developer
5 4 (13.33%) Software Developer
6 3 (10.00%) Design Engineer
6 3 (10.00%) Network Architect
6 3 (10.00%) Oracle Architect
6 3 (10.00%) Service Analyst
6 3 (10.00%) Service Desk Analyst
7 2 (6.67%) Java Developer
7 2 (6.67%) Junior
7 2 (6.67%) Junior Analyst
7 2 (6.67%) Mechanical Design Engineer
7 2 (6.67%) Mechanical Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (23.33%) .NET
2 5 (16.67%) WinForms
3 3 (10.00%) CSS
3 3 (10.00%) HTML
4 2 (6.67%) CSS3
4 2 (6.67%) HTML5
4 2 (6.67%) Ruby on Rails
5 1 (3.33%) AngularJS
5 1 (3.33%) RESTful
5 1 (3.33%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 9 (30.00%) Analytical Skills
2 6 (20.00%) Data Centre
3 1 (3.33%) Computer Science
3 1 (3.33%) Linux Command Line
Operating Systems
1 3 (10.00%) Linux
1 3 (10.00%) Windows
2 1 (3.33%) Unix
2 1 (3.33%) Windows 10
2 1 (3.33%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (33.33%) ITIL
2 7 (23.33%) Agile Software Development
2 7 (23.33%) Project Management
3 6 (20.00%) Continuous Integration
3 6 (20.00%) Network Architecture
3 6 (20.00%) Network Design
3 6 (20.00%) Virtual Environments
4 4 (13.33%) CAD
5 3 (10.00%) Customer Requirements
5 3 (10.00%) Process Improvement
6 2 (6.67%) Business Intelligence
6 2 (6.67%) Change Management
6 2 (6.67%) Coaching
6 2 (6.67%) Contingency Planning
6 2 (6.67%) E-Commerce
6 2 (6.67%) ERP
6 2 (6.67%) Time Management
7 1 (3.33%) Case Management
7 1 (3.33%) DevOps
7 1 (3.33%) Disaster Recovery
Programming Languages
1 7 (23.33%) VB
1 7 (23.33%) VB.NET
2 5 (16.67%) C#
2 5 (16.67%) SQL
3 2 (6.67%) Java
3 2 (6.67%) Ruby
3 2 (6.67%) VB6
4 1 (3.33%) C
4 1 (3.33%) C++
4 1 (3.33%) JavaScript
4 1 (3.33%) PHP
Qualifications
1 7 (23.33%) CCNA
1 7 (23.33%) Cisco Certification
2 6 (20.00%) CCDA
2 6 (20.00%) CCDP
2 6 (20.00%) CCNP
3 5 (16.67%) MCPD
3 5 (16.67%) Microsoft Certification
4 3 (10.00%) HND
5 1 (3.33%) CISSP
5 1 (3.33%) CRISC
5 1 (3.33%) Numerate Degree
5 1 (3.33%) SANS
5 1 (3.33%) SAP Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (10.00%) SLA
2 1 (3.33%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 1 (3.33%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 7 (23.33%) Oracle
2 4 (13.33%) Microsoft
3 1 (3.33%) Cisco
3 1 (3.33%) HP
3 1 (3.33%) SAP