Period
to 20 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Stafford with a requirement for Degree qualifications. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered over the 6 months to 20 November 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Academic Degree
Staffordshire > Stafford
6 months to
20 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 12 28 16
Rank change year-on-year +16 -12 -12
Permanent jobs citing Degree 32 8 28
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Stafford 19.75% 5.26% 22.22%
As % of the Qualifications category 71.11% 19.05% 73.68%
Number of salaries quoted 31 14 13
Stafford median annual salary £35,000 £25,000 £30,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +40.00% -16.67% -7.69%
10th Percentile £22,750 £19,750 £18,800
90th Percentile £56,250 £42,150 £40,000
Staffordshire median annual salary £30,000 £30,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year - -20.00% +7.14%

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 Stafford with a requirement for academic qualifications or professional certifications.

All Academic and Professional Certifications
Stafford
Permanent vacancies requiring academic qualifications or professional certifications 45 42 38
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Stafford 27.78% 27.63% 30.16%
Number of salaries quoted 43 29 18
Stafford median annual salary £35,000 £31,500 £28,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +11.11% +12.50% -13.85%
10th Percentile £22,550 £19,600 £18,700
90th Percentile £56,250 £45,000 £40,000
Staffordshire median annual salary £33,500 £37,500 £32,500
% change year-on-year -10.67% +15.38% -7.14%

Degree
Job Vacancy Trend in Stafford

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

Job vacancy trend for Degree in Stafford

Degree
Salary Trend in Stafford

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

Salary trend for Degree in Stafford

Degree
Salary Histogram in Stafford

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Degree in Stafford over the 6 months to 20 November 2017.

Salary histogram for Degree in Stafford

For the 6 months to 20 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 Stafford region with a requirement for Degree.

1 20 (62.50%) Electronics
2 19 (59.38%) Agile Software Development
3 13 (40.63%) MATLAB
3 13 (40.63%) Simulink
4 12 (37.50%) IEC 61508
4 12 (37.50%) IEC 62304
5 10 (31.25%) Test Automation
5 10 (31.25%) Marketing
5 10 (31.25%) QA
6 9 (28.13%) TDD
6 9 (28.13%) Retail
6 9 (28.13%) Software Engineering
6 9 (28.13%) Regression Testing
6 9 (28.13%) Scrum
6 9 (28.13%) Analytical Skills
7 8 (25.00%) Algorithms
7 8 (25.00%) Analytics
7 8 (25.00%) Marketing Strategy
7 8 (25.00%) Software Architecture
7 8 (25.00%) Social Media
7 8 (25.00%) Magento
7 8 (25.00%) Digital Marketing
7 8 (25.00%) Unit Testing
7 8 (25.00%) Continuous Integration
7 8 (25.00%) Content Marketing
7 8 (25.00%) Content Marketing Strategy
7 8 (25.00%) Firmware
7 8 (25.00%) Middleware
7 8 (25.00%) Automotive
7 8 (25.00%) SEO

Degree
Co-occurring IT Skills in Stafford 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 4 (12.50%) Confluence
Applications
1 13 (40.63%) Simulink
2 2 (6.25%) Microsoft Office
3 1 (3.13%) Microsoft Excel
3 1 (3.13%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 8 (25.00%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 6 (18.75%) AdWords
2 1 (3.13%) Google Analytics
2 1 (3.13%) Google Tag Manager
Communications & Networking
1 4 (12.50%) Profibus
Development Applications
1 4 (12.50%) Atlassian Bamboo
1 4 (12.50%) Git (software)
1 4 (12.50%) JIRA
1 4 (12.50%) SonarQube
1 4 (12.50%) Subversion
General
1 20 (62.50%) Electronics
2 10 (31.25%) Marketing
3 9 (28.13%) Retail
4 8 (25.00%) Automotive
5 2 (6.25%) Brand Awareness
6 1 (3.13%) Finance
6 1 (3.13%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 9 (28.13%) Software Engineer
2 7 (21.88%) SEO Specialist
3 6 (18.75%) Technical Specialist
4 5 (15.63%) Product Owner
4 5 (15.63%) Software Tester
4 5 (15.63%) Tester
5 4 (12.50%) MATLAB Engineer
6 2 (6.25%) QA Engineer
7 1 (3.13%) Compliance Manager
7 1 (3.13%) Data Manager
7 1 (3.13%) Developer
7 1 (3.13%) Embedded Software Engineer
7 1 (3.13%) Graduate Developer
7 1 (3.13%) HTML Developer
7 1 (3.13%) Java Developer
7 1 (3.13%) JavaScript Developer
7 1 (3.13%) Lead Architect
7 1 (3.13%) Senior Test Manager
7 1 (3.13%) Senior Tester
7 1 (3.13%) UAT Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (25.00%) Middleware
2 7 (21.88%) CSS
2 7 (21.88%) HTML
3 6 (18.75%) Ajax
Miscellaneous
1 9 (28.13%) Analytical Skills
2 8 (25.00%) Algorithms
2 8 (25.00%) Blog
2 8 (25.00%) Social Media
3 4 (12.50%) Computer Science
3 4 (12.50%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
4 1 (3.13%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 4 (12.50%) VxWorks
2 1 (3.13%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (59.38%) Agile Software Development
2 10 (31.25%) Test Automation
3 9 (28.13%) Regression Testing
3 9 (28.13%) Scrum
3 9 (28.13%) Software Engineering
3 9 (28.13%) TDD
4 8 (25.00%) Analytics
4 8 (25.00%) Content Marketing
4 8 (25.00%) Content Marketing Strategy
4 8 (25.00%) Continuous Integration
4 8 (25.00%) Digital Marketing
4 8 (25.00%) E-Commerce
4 8 (25.00%) Marketing Strategy
4 8 (25.00%) Pay per click
4 8 (25.00%) SEO
4 8 (25.00%) Software Architecture
4 8 (25.00%) SysML
4 8 (25.00%) UML
4 8 (25.00%) Unit Testing
5 4 (12.50%) Issue Tracking
Programming Languages
1 13 (40.63%) MATLAB
2 7 (21.88%) JavaScript
3 5 (15.63%) C
4 1 (3.13%) C++
4 1 (3.13%) Java
4 1 (3.13%) Perl
4 1 (3.13%) Python
4 1 (3.13%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (3.13%) Computer Science Degree
1 1 (3.13%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (37.50%) IEC 61508
1 12 (37.50%) IEC 62304
2 10 (31.25%) QA
System Software
1 8 (25.00%) Firmware
Vendors
1 4 (12.50%) Atlassian
1 4 (12.50%) Coverity
2 1 (3.13%) Google
2 1 (3.13%) Microsoft