Period
to 19 September 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 19 September 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Academic Degree
West Midlands > Staffordshire
6 months to
19 Sep 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 32 22 27
Rank change year-on-year -10 +5 -9
Permanent jobs citing Degree 55 107 108
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Staffordshire 6.63% 10.30% 8.70%
As % of the Qualifications category 45.08% 43.67% 37.63%
Number of salaries quoted 48 88 104
Staffordshire median annual salary £37,750 £29,908 £26,750
Median salary % change year-on-year +26.22% +11.81% -22.46%
10th Percentile £22,500 £21,775 £19,825
90th Percentile £61,250 £56,625 £45,000
West Midlands median annual salary £41,913 £35,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year +19.75% - -

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 122 245 287
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Staffordshire 14.72% 23.58% 23.11%
Number of salaries quoted 94 192 236
Staffordshire median annual salary £37,750 £31,000 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +21.77% -11.43% +7.69%
10th Percentile £22,800 £21,250 £22,000
90th Percentile £60,125 £50,000 £53,750
West Midlands median annual salary £44,500 £40,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +9.88% +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 19 September 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 19 September 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
Stoke-on-Trent -5 32 £35,000 +34.62% 9
Lichfield +8 5 £50,000 - 6
Cannock +1 4 £25,000 -21.88% 2
Tamworth +3 3 £42,500 -10.53% 6
Stafford +5 1 £55,000 +76.00% 1
Degree
West Midlands

For the 6 months to 19 September 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 18 (32.73%) .NET
2 17 (30.91%) JavaScript
3 16 (29.09%) HTML
3 16 (29.09%) SQL Server
3 16 (29.09%) CSS
3 16 (29.09%) Microsoft
4 15 (27.27%) C#
4 15 (27.27%) Computer Science
4 15 (27.27%) Computer Science Degree
5 14 (25.45%) SQL
6 13 (23.64%) ASP.NET
7 12 (21.82%) MVC
7 12 (21.82%) Analytics
8 10 (18.18%) Agile Software Development
8 10 (18.18%) Microsoft Office
8 10 (18.18%) Microsoft Excel
9 9 (16.36%) Kronos
9 9 (16.36%) Northgate
10 8 (14.55%) Web Development
11 7 (12.73%) ASP.NET Web Forms
11 7 (12.73%) ASP.NET Web API
11 7 (12.73%) Analytical Skills
11 7 (12.73%) Retail
12 6 (10.91%) Google
12 6 (10.91%) Software Engineering
12 6 (10.91%) Finance
12 6 (10.91%) Windows
12 6 (10.91%) jQuery
13 5 (9.09%) HTML5
13 5 (9.09%) CSS3

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 (3.64%) Elasticsearch
1 2 (3.64%) Exchange Server 2003
1 2 (3.64%) MS Exchange
2 1 (1.82%) CMS
2 1 (1.82%) IIS
2 1 (1.82%) ThingWorx
2 1 (1.82%) Umbraco
Applications
1 10 (18.18%) Microsoft Excel
1 10 (18.18%) Microsoft Office
2 4 (7.27%) Photoshop
3 2 (3.64%) Blender
3 2 (3.64%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 2 (3.64%) Siemens NX
4 1 (1.82%) Simulink
Business Applications
1 4 (7.27%) ResourceLink
2 2 (3.64%) Teamcenter
Cloud Services
1 3 (5.45%) Google Analytics
2 2 (3.64%) Google Cloud Platform
2 2 (3.64%) Office 365
3 1 (1.82%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 3 (5.45%) Internet
1 3 (5.45%) SMS
2 2 (3.64%) DHCP
2 2 (3.64%) DNS
2 2 (3.64%) Kerberos
2 2 (3.64%) MPLS
2 2 (3.64%) NAS
2 2 (3.64%) SAN
2 2 (3.64%) SNMP
2 2 (3.64%) TCP/IP
2 2 (3.64%) VLAN
2 2 (3.64%) WLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 16 (29.09%) SQL Server
2 4 (7.27%) MySQL
3 3 (5.45%) MariaDB
3 3 (5.45%) SQL Server 2005
4 2 (3.64%) RDBMS
4 2 (3.64%) Relational Database
4 2 (3.64%) SQL Server 2008
5 1 (1.82%) Power BI
Development Applications
1 3 (5.45%) Visual Studio
2 2 (3.64%) AccuRev
2 2 (3.64%) JIRA
2 2 (3.64%) Maven
2 2 (3.64%) Selenium
General
1 7 (12.73%) Retail
2 6 (10.91%) Finance
3 2 (3.64%) Automotive
3 2 (3.64%) Electronics
3 2 (3.64%) Marketing
4 1 (1.82%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 24 (43.64%) Developer
2 11 (20.00%) Analyst
3 9 (16.36%) Systems Analyst
4 8 (14.55%) .NET Developer
5 5 (9.09%) C# Developer
5 5 (9.09%) Technical Leader
5 5 (9.09%) Web Developer
6 4 (7.27%) Full Stack Developer
6 4 (7.27%) Junior
6 4 (7.27%) Junior Developer
6 4 (7.27%) Software Developer
6 4 (7.27%) Systems Engineer
7 3 (5.45%) .NET Software Developer
7 3 (5.45%) DBA
7 3 (5.45%) MySQL DBA
7 3 (5.45%) MySQL Developer
8 2 (3.64%) Android Developer
8 2 (3.64%) iOS Developer
8 2 (3.64%) Junior iOS Developer
8 2 (3.64%) Principal Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 18 (32.73%) .NET
2 16 (29.09%) CSS
2 16 (29.09%) HTML
3 13 (23.64%) ASP.NET
4 7 (12.73%) ASP.NET Web API
4 7 (12.73%) ASP.NET Web Forms
5 6 (10.91%) jQuery
6 5 (9.09%) CSS3
6 5 (9.09%) HTML5
7 4 (7.27%) Ajax
7 4 (7.27%) RESTful
7 4 (7.27%) XML
8 3 (5.45%) ASP.NET MVC
8 3 (5.45%) SOAP
8 3 (5.45%) WCF
8 3 (5.45%) Web Services
8 3 (5.45%) XHTML
8 3 (5.45%) XSLT
9 2 (3.64%) Memcached
9 2 (3.64%) Node.js
Miscellaneous
1 15 (27.27%) Computer Science
2 7 (12.73%) Analytical Skills
3 4 (7.27%) Self-Motivation
4 3 (5.45%) Clustering
4 3 (5.45%) Greenfield Project
4 3 (5.45%) Replication
5 2 (3.64%) Oculus Rift
5 2 (3.64%) User Experience
6 1 (1.82%) Embedded Systems
6 1 (1.82%) Graphic Design
6 1 (1.82%) Management Information System
6 1 (1.82%) Social Media
6 1 (1.82%) Virtual Team
6 1 (1.82%) Xbox
Operating Systems
1 6 (10.91%) Windows
2 4 (7.27%) Android
2 4 (7.27%) Linux
3 3 (5.45%) CentOS
4 2 (3.64%) Apple iOS
4 2 (3.64%) Unix
4 2 (3.64%) Windows Server 2003
5 1 (1.82%) Windows Server 2008
5 1 (1.82%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (21.82%) Analytics
1 12 (21.82%) MVC
2 10 (18.18%) Agile Software Development
3 8 (14.55%) Web Development
4 6 (10.91%) Software Engineering
5 4 (7.27%) Business Intelligence
5 4 (7.27%) ITIL
5 4 (7.27%) Mathematics
5 4 (7.27%) Migration
6 3 (5.45%) CRM
6 3 (5.45%) High Availability
6 3 (5.45%) Mobile First
6 3 (5.45%) Performance Testing
6 3 (5.45%) Problem-Solving
6 3 (5.45%) Responsive Web Design
6 3 (5.45%) Scrum
6 3 (5.45%) SOA
6 3 (5.45%) TOGAF
6 3 (5.45%) Web Design
7 2 (3.64%) SOLID
Programming Languages
1 17 (30.91%) JavaScript
2 15 (27.27%) C#
3 14 (25.45%) SQL
4 5 (9.09%) Java
4 5 (9.09%) T-SQL
5 4 (7.27%) VB
5 4 (7.27%) VB.NET
6 3 (5.45%) PHP
6 3 (5.45%) TypeScript
6 3 (5.45%) XPath
7 2 (3.64%) C
7 2 (3.64%) C++
7 2 (3.64%) Go
7 2 (3.64%) Perl
7 2 (3.64%) Python
7 2 (3.64%) Ruby
8 1 (1.82%) MATLAB
Qualifications
1 15 (27.27%) Computer Science Degree
2 5 (9.09%) ISEB
3 4 (7.27%) Microsoft Certification
4 3 (5.45%) HND
5 2 (3.64%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 2 (3.64%) MCITP
6 1 (1.82%) HNC
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (5.45%) PCI DSS
1 3 (5.45%) SLA
2 2 (3.64%) QA
3 1 (1.82%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 2 (3.64%) Active Directory
1 2 (3.64%) Docker
Systems Management
1 3 (5.45%) Galera Cluster
2 2 (3.64%) Kubernetes
3 1 (1.82%) McAfee ePO
Vendors
1 16 (29.09%) Microsoft
2 9 (16.36%) Kronos
2 9 (16.36%) Northgate
3 6 (10.91%) Google
4 3 (5.45%) Red Hat
5 2 (3.64%) VMware
6 1 (1.82%) Avaya
6 1 (1.82%) McAfee
6 1 (1.82%) SAP
6 1 (1.82%) Zend