Period
to 7 April 2020

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Staffordshire with a requirement for Customer Requirements skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited Customer Requirements over the 6 months to 7 April 2020 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Customer Requirements
West Midlands > Staffordshire
6 months to
7 Apr 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 53 33 55
Rank change year-on-year -20 +22 +23
Permanent jobs citing Customer Requirements 14 41 41
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in Staffordshire 2.38% 6.14% 3.84%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.67% 6.80% 4.44%
Number of salaries quoted 13 34 41
Median annual salary £32,500 £44,500 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -26.97% +27.14% -5.41%
10th Percentile £30,500 £36,250 £30,000
90th Percentile £44,300 £60,000 £42,500
West Midlands median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year - +25.00% -1.23%

Customer Requirements is in the Processes and Methodologies category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies advertised in Staffordshire with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
Staffordshire
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 525 603 924
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Staffordshire 89.13% 90.27% 86.44%
Number of salaries quoted 480 510 799
Median annual salary £37,500 £38,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -1.32% +1.33% -6.25%
10th Percentile £22,250 £22,950 £21,750
90th Percentile £57,500 £55,000 £61,500
West Midlands median annual salary £47,250 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year +5.00% +5.88% +3.66%

Customer Requirements
Job Vacancy Trend in Staffordshire

Job postings citing Customer Requirements as a proportion of all IT jobs advertised in Staffordshire.

Job vacancy trend for Customer Requirements in Staffordshire

Customer Requirements
Salary Trend in Staffordshire

3-month moving average salary quoted in jobs citing Customer Requirements in Staffordshire.

Salary trend for Customer Requirements in Staffordshire

Customer Requirements
Salary Histogram in Staffordshire

Salary distribution for jobs citing Customer Requirements in Staffordshire over the 6 months to 7 April 2020.

Salary histogram for Customer Requirements in Staffordshire

Customer Requirements
Job Locations in Staffordshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Customer Requirements within the Staffordshire region over the 6 months to 7 April 2020. 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
Tamworth - 8 £32,500 -
Lichfield +1 3 £31,000 -30.34%
Stoke-on-Trent -9 2 £44,250 -17.67% 3
Customer Requirements
West Midlands

For the 6 months to 7 April 2020, IT jobs citing Customer Requirements also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all permanent job ads across the Staffordshire region with a requirement for Customer Requirements.

1 11 (78.57%) Project Management
2 7 (50.00%) Change Management
2 7 (50.00%) Business Process Analysis
3 6 (42.86%) Decision-Making
3 6 (42.86%) Agile Software Development
3 6 (42.86%) Project Planning
3 6 (42.86%) Microsoft
3 6 (42.86%) Microsoft Project
4 5 (35.71%) SQL
4 5 (35.71%) Scrum
4 5 (35.71%) SDLC
5 3 (21.43%) Power BI
5 3 (21.43%) Predictive Analytics
5 3 (21.43%) Analytical Skills
5 3 (21.43%) Problem-Solving
5 3 (21.43%) Power Platform
5 3 (21.43%) GDPR
5 3 (21.43%) Machine Learning
5 3 (21.43%) Analytics
5 3 (21.43%) Crystal Reports
5 3 (21.43%) Data Warehouse
5 3 (21.43%) Business Intelligence
6 2 (14.29%) E-Commerce
6 2 (14.29%) SQL Server
6 2 (14.29%) RAD
6 2 (14.29%) DSDM
6 2 (14.29%) Test Automation
6 2 (14.29%) Subversion
7 1 (7.14%) QA
7 1 (7.14%) Presales

Customer Requirements
Co-occurring IT Skills in Staffordshire 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 (7.14%) CMS
1 1 (7.14%) Sitefinity
Applications
1 6 (42.86%) Microsoft Project
Cloud Services
1 3 (21.43%) Power Platform
Communications & Networking
1 1 (7.14%) DHCP
1 1 (7.14%) DNS
1 1 (7.14%) LAN
1 1 (7.14%) SSL
1 1 (7.14%) VPN
1 1 (7.14%) WAN
1 1 (7.14%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (21.43%) Crystal Reports
1 3 (21.43%) Data Warehouse
1 3 (21.43%) Power BI
2 2 (14.29%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 2 (14.29%) Subversion
2 1 (7.14%) Git (software)
2 1 (7.14%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (7.14%) Visual Studio
General
1 1 (7.14%) Finance
1 1 (7.14%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 11 (78.57%) Consultant
2 7 (50.00%) Implementation Consultant
2 7 (50.00%) Software Consultant
2 7 (50.00%) Software Implementation Consultant
3 6 (42.86%) Project Consultant
4 3 (21.43%) Business Intelligence Consultant
5 2 (14.29%) Developer
5 2 (14.29%) Technical Manager
6 1 (7.14%) .NET Developer
6 1 (7.14%) Account Manager
6 1 (7.14%) C# .NET Developer
6 1 (7.14%) C# Developer
6 1 (7.14%) Lead Developer
6 1 (7.14%) Lead Software Developer
6 1 (7.14%) Product Consultant
6 1 (7.14%) Product Manager
6 1 (7.14%) Software Developer
6 1 (7.14%) Technical Account Manager
6 1 (7.14%) Technical Consultant
6 1 (7.14%) Technical Product Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (7.14%) .NET
1 1 (7.14%) .NET Framework
1 1 (7.14%) ASP.NET
1 1 (7.14%) Drools
1 1 (7.14%) Entity Framework
1 1 (7.14%) Spring
1 1 (7.14%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 3 (21.43%) Analytical Skills
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (78.57%) Project Management
2 7 (50.00%) Business Process Analysis
2 7 (50.00%) Change Management
3 6 (42.86%) Agile Software Development
3 6 (42.86%) Decision-Making
3 6 (42.86%) Project Planning
4 5 (35.71%) Scrum
4 5 (35.71%) SDLC
5 3 (21.43%) Analytics
5 3 (21.43%) Business Intelligence
5 3 (21.43%) Machine Learning
5 3 (21.43%) Predictive Analytics
5 3 (21.43%) Problem-Solving
6 2 (14.29%) DSDM
6 2 (14.29%) E-Commerce
6 2 (14.29%) RAD
6 2 (14.29%) Test Automation
7 1 (7.14%) Digital Marketing
7 1 (7.14%) MVC
7 1 (7.14%) Product Management
Programming Languages
1 5 (35.71%) SQL
2 1 (7.14%) C#
2 1 (7.14%) Java
2 1 (7.14%) T-SQL
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (21.43%) GDPR
2 1 (7.14%) QA
System Software
1 1 (7.14%) Active Directory
1 1 (7.14%) Hyper-V
1 1 (7.14%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 1 (7.14%) SCOM
Vendors
1 6 (42.86%) Microsoft
2 1 (7.14%) Cisco
2 1 (7.14%) HP
2 1 (7.14%) Meraki
2 1 (7.14%) VMware