Period
to 9 December 2018

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 9 December 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Customer Requirements
West Midlands > Staffordshire
6 months to
9 Dec 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 44 64 110
Rank change year-on-year +20 +46 -14
Permanent jobs citing Customer Requirements 29 33 4
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Staffordshire 4.41% 2.80% 0.34%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 4.74% 3.15% 0.36%
Number of salaries quoted 27 29 4
Staffordshire median annual salary £40,000 £36,500 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +9.59% -2.67% +15.38%
10th Percentile £30,750 £31,000 £33,450
90th Percentile £55,500 £70,000 £46,350
West Midlands median annual salary £44,000 £42,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year +3.53% +13.33% -23.86%

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 612 1,046 1,115
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Staffordshire 93.15% 88.64% 93.78%
Number of salaries quoted 546 856 978
Staffordshire median annual salary £40,000 £37,500 £39,750
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.67% -5.66% +13.57%
10th Percentile £24,000 £21,375 £23,925
90th Percentile £56,250 £60,000 £57,500
West Midlands median annual salary £45,000 £40,000 £41,000
% change year-on-year +12.50% -2.44% +2.50%

Customer Requirements
Job Vacancy Trend in Staffordshire

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

Job vacancy trend for Customer Requirements in Staffordshire

Customer Requirements
Salary Trend in Staffordshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Customer Requirements in Staffordshire.

Salary trend for Customer Requirements in Staffordshire

Customer Requirements
Salary Histogram in Staffordshire

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Customer Requirements in Staffordshire over the 6 months to 9 December 2018.

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 9 December 2018. 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 +16 14 £40,000 +14.29%
Stoke-on-Trent - 10 £50,000 - 1
Lichfield +12 3 £39,500 -1.25% 1
Customer Requirements
West Midlands

For the 6 months to 9 December 2018, 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 27 (93.10%) Agile Software Development
2 18 (62.07%) Scrum
2 18 (62.07%) SQL
2 18 (62.07%) SDLC
3 14 (48.28%) C#
3 14 (48.28%) .NET
4 12 (41.38%) ASP.NET
5 11 (37.93%) Subversion
5 11 (37.93%) MVC
6 10 (34.48%) T-SQL
6 10 (34.48%) Microsoft
7 9 (31.03%) XML
7 9 (31.03%) Visual Studio
8 8 (27.59%) SQL Server
8 8 (27.59%) RAD
8 8 (27.59%) DSDM
8 8 (27.59%) Drools
8 8 (27.59%) Test Automation
9 7 (24.14%) User Acceptance Testing
9 7 (24.14%) Waterfall
9 7 (24.14%) Acceptance Criteria
9 7 (24.14%) Commercial Awareness
10 6 (20.69%) E-Commerce
10 6 (20.69%) JavaScript
10 6 (20.69%) Spring
10 6 (20.69%) Marketing
10 6 (20.69%) Continuous Delivery
10 6 (20.69%) Digital Marketing
10 6 (20.69%) SQL Server 2008
10 6 (20.69%) Git (software)

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 (3.45%) IIS
Applications
1 2 (6.90%) Microsoft Excel
1 2 (6.90%) Microsoft Office
1 2 (6.90%) Microsoft Project
Cloud Services
1 1 (3.45%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 5 (17.24%) RTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (27.59%) SQL Server
2 6 (20.69%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 11 (37.93%) Subversion
2 9 (31.03%) Visual Studio
3 6 (20.69%) Git (software)
3 6 (20.69%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 6 (20.69%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 18 (62.07%) Developer
2 8 (27.59%) Senior Developer
3 7 (24.14%) Analyst
3 7 (24.14%) Business Analyst
3 7 (24.14%) Software Analyst
4 5 (17.24%) Web Developer
5 4 (13.79%) C# Developer
5 4 (13.79%) Senior C# Developer
6 3 (10.34%) Junior
6 3 (10.34%) Junior Developer
7 2 (6.90%) .NET Developer
7 2 (6.90%) ASP.NET Developer
7 2 (6.90%) Implementation Consultant
7 2 (6.90%) Senior .NET Developer
7 2 (6.90%) Senior Applications Developer
7 2 (6.90%) Senior ASP.NET Developer
7 2 (6.90%) Senior Web Applications Developer
7 2 (6.90%) Senior Web Developer
7 2 (6.90%) Software Consultant
7 2 (6.90%) Web Applications Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (48.28%) .NET
2 12 (41.38%) ASP.NET
3 9 (31.03%) XML
4 8 (27.59%) Drools
5 6 (20.69%) Spring
6 4 (13.79%) CSS
6 4 (13.79%) HTML
6 4 (13.79%) jQuery
7 3 (10.34%) .NET Framework
7 3 (10.34%) Entity Framework
7 3 (10.34%) Middleware
7 3 (10.34%) NHibernate
7 3 (10.34%) RESTful
7 3 (10.34%) SOAP
7 3 (10.34%) Web Services
8 2 (6.90%) Apache Flex
9 1 (3.45%) ASP.NET MVC
9 1 (3.45%) HTML5
9 1 (3.45%) Twitter Bootstrap
9 1 (3.45%) XHTML
Miscellaneous
1 5 (17.24%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (13.79%) Greenfield Project
3 1 (3.45%) PMI
Processes & Methodologies
1 27 (93.10%) Agile Software Development
2 18 (62.07%) Scrum
2 18 (62.07%) SDLC
3 11 (37.93%) MVC
4 8 (27.59%) DSDM
4 8 (27.59%) RAD
4 8 (27.59%) Test Automation
5 7 (24.14%) Acceptance Criteria
5 7 (24.14%) Commercial Awareness
5 7 (24.14%) User Acceptance Testing
5 7 (24.14%) Waterfall
6 6 (20.69%) Continuous Delivery
6 6 (20.69%) Digital Marketing
6 6 (20.69%) E-Commerce
7 5 (17.24%) Problem-Solving
8 3 (10.34%) Project Management
8 3 (10.34%) Software Delivery
8 3 (10.34%) Translating Business Requirements
8 3 (10.34%) Web Development
9 2 (6.90%) Project Planning
Programming Languages
1 18 (62.07%) SQL
2 14 (48.28%) C#
3 10 (34.48%) T-SQL
4 6 (20.69%) JavaScript
5 5 (17.24%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 3 (10.34%) Security Cleared
2 1 (3.45%) PMI Certification
System Software
1 2 (6.90%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 10 (34.48%) Microsoft
2 3 (10.34%) Oracle