Period
to 26 April 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Staffordshire with a requirement for Degree qualifications. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered over the 6 months to 26 April 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Academic Degree
West Midlands > Staffordshire
6 months to
26 Apr 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 18 27 17
Rank change year-on-year +9 -10 +7
Permanent jobs citing Degree 89 76 139
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Staffordshire 8.89% 8.22% 11.31%
As % of the Qualifications category 51.15% 44.97% 58.40%
Number of salaries quoted 80 51 131
Staffordshire median annual salary £28,000 £30,000 £28,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -6.67% +5.26% -24.00%
10th Percentile £21,225 £22,500 £19,750
90th Percentile £55,250 £49,750 £46,250
West Midlands median annual salary £37,500 £32,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year +15.38% -13.33% -

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 Staffordshire with a requirement for academic qualifications or professional certifications.

All Academic and Professional Certifications
Staffordshire
Permanent vacancies requiring academic qualifications or professional certifications 174 169 238
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Staffordshire 17.38% 18.27% 19.37%
Number of salaries quoted 136 120 218
Staffordshire median annual salary £33,500 £35,000 £33,250
Median salary % change year-on-year -4.29% +5.26% -5.00%
10th Percentile £23,250 £22,725 £20,800
90th Percentile £62,500 £50,250 £55,000
West Midlands median annual salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,500
% change year-on-year +6.25% -1.23% +1.25%

Degree
Job Vacancy Trend in Staffordshire

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

Job vacancy trend for Degree in Staffordshire

Degree
Salary Trend in Staffordshire

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

Salary trend for Degree in Staffordshire

Degree
Salary Histogram in Staffordshire

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Degree in Staffordshire over the 6 months to 26 April 2018.

Salary histogram for Degree in Staffordshire

Degree
Job Locations in Staffordshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Degree within the Staffordshire region over the 6 months to 26 April 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 +14 23 £30,000 +27.66% 1
Stoke-on-Trent +1 21 £26,250 -1.87% 14
Stafford +11 14 £28,250 +20.21% 1
Cannock +10 5 £27,500 -11.29% 1
Lichfield +1 5 £30,000 -25.00% 5
Burton-upon-Trent - 5 £31,500 -
Rugeley - 1 £22,500 - 3
Degree
West Midlands

For the 6 months to 26 April 2018, IT jobs citing Degree 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 Degree.

1 23 (25.84%) SQL Server
2 22 (24.72%) Windows
3 21 (23.60%) SQL
4 19 (21.35%) C#
5 17 (19.10%) HTML
5 17 (19.10%) QA
6 16 (17.98%) Supplier Management
6 16 (17.98%) Computer Science
6 16 (17.98%) .NET
6 16 (17.98%) ASP.NET
6 16 (17.98%) Computer Science Degree
7 15 (16.85%) JavaScript
7 15 (16.85%) Mathematics
7 15 (16.85%) Test Automation
8 14 (15.73%) Software Testing
8 14 (15.73%) CSS
8 14 (15.73%) SDLC
9 13 (14.61%) Problem-Solving
9 13 (14.61%) Marketing
10 12 (13.48%) Retail
10 12 (13.48%) Microsoft
10 12 (13.48%) Project Management
11 11 (12.36%) MVC
11 11 (12.36%) ITIL
11 11 (12.36%) Agile Software Development
11 11 (12.36%) Analytical Skills
12 10 (11.24%) Windows Server
12 10 (11.24%) Continuous Improvement
12 10 (11.24%) SLA
12 10 (11.24%) TCP/IP

Degree
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 2 (2.25%) Elasticsearch
1 2 (2.25%) Umbraco
2 1 (1.12%) Exchange Server 2003
2 1 (1.12%) MS Exchange
2 1 (1.12%) SAS
2 1 (1.12%) SharePoint
Applications
1 9 (10.11%) Microsoft Excel
2 7 (7.87%) Siemens NX
3 6 (6.74%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 4 (4.49%) Microsoft Office
4 4 (4.49%) Simulink
5 2 (2.25%) Blender
6 1 (1.12%) Adobe Creative Suite
6 1 (1.12%) Adobe Illustrator
6 1 (1.12%) InDesign
6 1 (1.12%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 7 (7.87%) Teamcenter
Cloud Services
1 3 (3.37%) Google Analytics
2 2 (2.25%) AdWords
2 2 (2.25%) Google Cloud Platform
2 2 (2.25%) Office 365
3 1 (1.12%) Adobe Creative Cloud
3 1 (1.12%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (1.12%) Amazon EC2
3 1 (1.12%) Amazon S3
3 1 (1.12%) GitHub
3 1 (1.12%) Google Tag Manager
3 1 (1.12%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 10 (11.24%) TCP/IP
2 3 (3.37%) Network Security
3 2 (2.25%) DHCP
3 2 (2.25%) DNS
3 2 (2.25%) Kerberos
3 2 (2.25%) MPLS
3 2 (2.25%) NAS
3 2 (2.25%) SAN
3 2 (2.25%) SNMP
3 2 (2.25%) VLAN
3 2 (2.25%) WLAN
4 1 (1.12%) Internet
4 1 (1.12%) Multicast
4 1 (1.12%) SMS
4 1 (1.12%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 23 (25.84%) SQL Server
2 7 (7.87%) SQL Server 2008
3 2 (2.25%) MySQL
3 2 (2.25%) SQL Server 2012
3 2 (2.25%) SQL Server 2016
4 1 (1.12%) Amazon Redshift
4 1 (1.12%) MariaDB
4 1 (1.12%) MongoDB
4 1 (1.12%) Power BI
4 1 (1.12%) Relational Database
4 1 (1.12%) Spotfire
4 1 (1.12%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 2 (2.25%) Maven
1 2 (2.25%) Selenium
1 2 (2.25%) Visual Studio
2 1 (1.12%) Dreamweaver
2 1 (1.12%) Jenkins
2 1 (1.12%) JIRA
General
1 13 (14.61%) Marketing
2 12 (13.48%) Retail
3 5 (5.62%) Electronics
4 3 (3.37%) Telecoms
5 2 (2.25%) Automotive
5 2 (2.25%) Manufacturing
6 1 (1.12%) Advertising
6 1 (1.12%) Aerospace
6 1 (1.12%) Finance
6 1 (1.12%) Games
Job Titles
1 21 (23.60%) Analyst
2 17 (19.10%) Developer
3 12 (13.48%) Systems Engineer
4 11 (12.36%) Support Analyst
5 9 (10.11%) IT Manager
5 9 (10.11%) IT Services Manager
5 9 (10.11%) Service Desk Manager
5 9 (10.11%) Service Manager
5 9 (10.11%) Software Engineer
6 8 (8.99%) Infrastructure Analyst
7 7 (7.87%) .NET Developer
7 7 (7.87%) 1st/2nd Line Support
7 7 (7.87%) 1st/2nd Line Support Analyst
7 7 (7.87%) 2nd Line Support
7 7 (7.87%) 2nd Line Support Analyst
7 7 (7.87%) Electrical Engineer
7 7 (7.87%) Infrastructure Support Analyst
7 7 (7.87%) Junior
7 7 (7.87%) Principal Engineer
7 7 (7.87%) Principal Systems Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 17 (19.10%) HTML
2 16 (17.98%) .NET
2 16 (17.98%) ASP.NET
3 14 (15.73%) CSS
4 6 (6.74%) ASP.NET Web Forms
5 4 (4.49%) AngularJS
6 3 (3.37%) ASP.NET MVC
6 3 (3.37%) Middleware
7 2 (2.25%) CSS3
7 2 (2.25%) Hibernate
7 2 (2.25%) HTML5
7 2 (2.25%) LDAP
7 2 (2.25%) Memcached
7 2 (2.25%) Node.js
7 2 (2.25%) Ruby on Rails
7 2 (2.25%) Spring MVC
7 2 (2.25%) Three.js
7 2 (2.25%) Unity (Game Engine)
7 2 (2.25%) Unreal Engine
7 2 (2.25%) WebGL
Miscellaneous
1 16 (17.98%) Computer Science
2 11 (12.36%) Analytical Skills
3 3 (3.37%) Algorithms
3 3 (3.37%) Driving Licence
3 3 (3.37%) SCADA
4 2 (2.25%) Management Information System
4 2 (2.25%) Oculus Rift
4 2 (2.25%) Social Media
5 1 (1.12%) Clustering
5 1 (1.12%) Data Centre
5 1 (1.12%) FMCG
5 1 (1.12%) Graphic Design
5 1 (1.12%) Greenfield Project
5 1 (1.12%) Replication
5 1 (1.12%) User Experience
5 1 (1.12%) Xbox
Operating Systems
1 22 (24.72%) Windows
2 10 (11.24%) Windows Server
3 3 (3.37%) Linux
4 2 (2.25%) Android
4 2 (2.25%) Unix
4 2 (2.25%) Windows Server 2003
5 1 (1.12%) CentOS
5 1 (1.12%) Mac OS
5 1 (1.12%) Windows 8
5 1 (1.12%) Windows Server 2012
5 1 (1.12%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (17.98%) Supplier Management
2 15 (16.85%) Mathematics
2 15 (16.85%) Test Automation
3 14 (15.73%) SDLC
3 14 (15.73%) Software Testing
4 13 (14.61%) Problem-Solving
5 12 (13.48%) Project Management
6 11 (12.36%) Agile Software Development
6 11 (12.36%) ITIL
6 11 (12.36%) MVC
7 10 (11.24%) Continuous Improvement
8 9 (10.11%) PRINCE2
8 9 (10.11%) Regression Testing
8 9 (10.11%) Software Engineering
9 7 (7.87%) Physics
10 6 (6.74%) Black-Box Testing
10 6 (6.74%) Test Planning
10 6 (6.74%) User Acceptance Testing
11 5 (5.62%) Analytics
11 5 (5.62%) Performance Analysis
Programming Languages
1 21 (23.60%) SQL
2 19 (21.35%) C#
3 15 (16.85%) JavaScript
4 7 (7.87%) C++
4 7 (7.87%) VB
5 5 (5.62%) MATLAB
5 5 (5.62%) Python
6 4 (4.49%) Java
6 4 (4.49%) PHP
7 2 (2.25%) C
7 2 (2.25%) Go
7 2 (2.25%) Perl
7 2 (2.25%) Ruby
7 2 (2.25%) T-SQL
8 1 (1.12%) Fortran
8 1 (1.12%) PL/SQL
8 1 (1.12%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 16 (17.98%) Computer Science Degree
2 8 (8.99%) ISEB
3 7 (7.87%) HND
4 6 (6.74%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 4 (4.49%) Numerate Degree
6 3 (3.37%) HNC
6 3 (3.37%) Microsoft Certification
7 2 (2.25%) MCITP
8 1 (1.12%) CCNA
8 1 (1.12%) CCNP
8 1 (1.12%) Cisco Certification
8 1 (1.12%) ISTQB
8 1 (1.12%) ITIL Certification
8 1 (1.12%) PhD
8 1 (1.12%) SC Cleared
8 1 (1.12%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 17 (19.10%) QA
2 10 (11.24%) SLA
3 3 (3.37%) IEC 61508
3 3 (3.37%) IEC 62304
4 1 (1.12%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 1 (1.12%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 3 (3.37%) Firmware
2 2 (2.25%) Active Directory
2 2 (2.25%) Docker
Systems Management
1 2 (2.25%) Kubernetes
1 2 (2.25%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
2 1 (1.12%) Galera Cluster
Vendors
1 12 (13.48%) Microsoft
2 9 (10.11%) VMware
3 8 (8.99%) Google
4 7 (7.87%) Citrix
5 3 (3.37%) Tableau
6 2 (2.25%) Facebook
6 2 (2.25%) Twitter
7 1 (1.12%) Adobe
7 1 (1.12%) Avaya
7 1 (1.12%) Oracle
7 1 (1.12%) Red Hat
7 1 (1.12%) Snowplow
7 1 (1.12%) TIBCO
7 1 (1.12%) Zend