Period
to 12 November 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 12 November 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Academic Degree
West Midlands > Staffordshire
6 months to
12 Nov 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 25 19 39
Rank change year-on-year -6 +20 -24
Permanent jobs citing Degree 60 114 84
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Staffordshire 7.98% 9.74% 6.54%
As % of the Qualifications category 43.48% 42.07% 31.46%
Number of salaries quoted 50 103 85
Staffordshire median annual salary £37,250 £30,000 £30,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +24.17% - -20.00%
10th Percentile £23,400 £22,100 £22,000
90th Percentile £57,875 £57,250 £49,350
West Midlands median annual salary £40,000 £35,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year +14.29% - -

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 138 271 267
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Staffordshire 18.35% 23.14% 20.78%
Number of salaries quoted 112 213 233
Staffordshire median annual salary £37,500 £32,500 £36,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +15.38% -9.72% +5.88%
10th Percentile £23,979 £21,250 £22,000
90th Percentile £52,275 £57,500 £50,250
West Midlands median annual salary £42,500 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +2.41% +3.75% -

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 12 November 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 12 November 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 -3 36 £37,000 +43.69% 11
Tamworth +11 4 £37,500 +38.89% 9
Lichfield +5 3 £40,000 -20.00% 2
Cannock +4 3 £25,000 -24.24%
Stafford -5 1 £55,000 +57.14% 3
Uttoxeter - 1 £32,500 - 1
Degree
West Midlands

For the 6 months to 12 November 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 20 (33.33%) SQL Server
2 19 (31.67%) .NET
2 19 (31.67%) Computer Science
3 18 (30.00%) Microsoft
4 17 (28.33%) JavaScript
5 16 (26.67%) HTML
5 16 (26.67%) CSS
6 15 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
6 15 (25.00%) Computer Science Degree
7 14 (23.33%) Analytics
8 13 (21.67%) MVC
8 13 (21.67%) ASP.NET
8 13 (21.67%) C#
9 12 (20.00%) SQL
9 12 (20.00%) Microsoft Excel
9 12 (20.00%) Finance
10 10 (16.67%) Windows
10 10 (16.67%) Microsoft Office
10 10 (16.67%) Analytical Skills
11 9 (15.00%) ASP.NET Web Forms
11 9 (15.00%) Northgate
11 9 (15.00%) Retail
11 9 (15.00%) Kronos
12 8 (13.33%) CRM
12 8 (13.33%) Web Development
12 8 (13.33%) Problem-Solving
13 6 (10.00%) ASP.NET Web API
13 6 (10.00%) Software Engineering
14 5 (8.33%) jQuery
14 5 (8.33%) Hyper-V

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 3 (5.00%) CMS
2 2 (3.33%) Exchange Server 2003
2 2 (3.33%) MS Exchange
3 1 (1.67%) IIS
3 1 (1.67%) ThingWorx
Applications
1 12 (20.00%) Microsoft Excel
2 10 (16.67%) Microsoft Office
3 4 (6.67%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 4 (6.67%) Photoshop
4 1 (1.67%) Simulink
Business Applications
1 4 (6.67%) ResourceLink
2 2 (3.33%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 3 (5.00%) Google Analytics
2 2 (3.33%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (3.33%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 2 (3.33%) DHCP
1 2 (3.33%) DNS
1 2 (3.33%) Internet
1 2 (3.33%) Kerberos
1 2 (3.33%) MPLS
1 2 (3.33%) NAS
1 2 (3.33%) SAN
1 2 (3.33%) SNMP
1 2 (3.33%) TCP/IP
1 2 (3.33%) VLAN
1 2 (3.33%) WLAN
2 1 (1.67%) SMS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 20 (33.33%) SQL Server
2 3 (5.00%) SQL Server 2005
3 2 (3.33%) MySQL
3 2 (3.33%) Power BI
3 2 (3.33%) RDBMS
3 2 (3.33%) Relational Database
4 1 (1.67%) MariaDB
Development Applications
1 3 (5.00%) Visual Studio
2 2 (3.33%) AccuRev
2 2 (3.33%) JIRA
2 2 (3.33%) JMeter
2 2 (3.33%) Selenium
2 2 (3.33%) SpecFlow
2 2 (3.33%) Visual Studio Coded UI
General
1 12 (20.00%) Finance
2 9 (15.00%) Retail
3 3 (5.00%) Telecoms
4 2 (3.33%) Automotive
4 2 (3.33%) Electronics
4 2 (3.33%) Marketing
5 1 (1.67%) Brand Awareness
5 1 (1.67%) Legal
5 1 (1.67%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 21 (35.00%) Developer
2 12 (20.00%) Analyst
3 9 (15.00%) Systems Analyst
4 8 (13.33%) .NET Developer
5 7 (11.67%) C# Developer
6 6 (10.00%) DBA
6 6 (10.00%) Full Stack Developer
7 5 (8.33%) Administrator
7 5 (8.33%) Project Leader
7 5 (8.33%) Systems Administrator
8 4 (6.67%) .NET Software Developer
8 4 (6.67%) Software Developer
8 4 (6.67%) Web Developer
9 3 (5.00%) Project Portfolio Leader
9 3 (5.00%) Technical Leader
10 2 (3.33%) Android Developer
10 2 (3.33%) Automation Tester
10 2 (3.33%) iOS Developer
10 2 (3.33%) Junior Android Developer
10 2 (3.33%) Junior iOS Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 19 (31.67%) .NET
2 16 (26.67%) CSS
2 16 (26.67%) HTML
3 13 (21.67%) ASP.NET
4 9 (15.00%) ASP.NET Web Forms
5 6 (10.00%) ASP.NET Web API
6 5 (8.33%) jQuery
7 4 (6.67%) Ajax
7 4 (6.67%) CSS3
7 4 (6.67%) HTML5
7 4 (6.67%) RESTful
7 4 (6.67%) XML
8 3 (5.00%) SOAP
8 3 (5.00%) WCF
8 3 (5.00%) Web Services
8 3 (5.00%) XHTML
8 3 (5.00%) XSLT
9 2 (3.33%) ASP.NET MVC
9 2 (3.33%) LDAP
10 1 (1.67%) Yii
Miscellaneous
1 19 (31.67%) Computer Science
2 10 (16.67%) Analytical Skills
3 4 (6.67%) Greenfield Project
3 4 (6.67%) Self-Motivation
3 4 (6.67%) User Experience
4 3 (5.00%) PMI
5 2 (3.33%) Driving Licence
5 2 (3.33%) Social Media
6 1 (1.67%) Analytical Mindset
6 1 (1.67%) Blog
6 1 (1.67%) Clustering
6 1 (1.67%) Embedded Systems
6 1 (1.67%) Graphic Design
6 1 (1.67%) Management Information System
6 1 (1.67%) Replication
6 1 (1.67%) Virtual Team
6 1 (1.67%) Xbox
Operating Systems
1 10 (16.67%) Windows
2 5 (8.33%) Windows Server
3 2 (3.33%) Android
3 2 (3.33%) Apple iOS
3 2 (3.33%) Windows Server 2003
4 1 (1.67%) CentOS
4 1 (1.67%) Linux
4 1 (1.67%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
2 14 (23.33%) Analytics
3 13 (21.67%) MVC
4 8 (13.33%) CRM
4 8 (13.33%) Problem-Solving
4 8 (13.33%) Web Development
5 6 (10.00%) Software Engineering
6 5 (8.33%) Business Intelligence
6 5 (8.33%) People Management
6 5 (8.33%) Project Management
6 5 (8.33%) Service Delivery
7 4 (6.67%) ITIL
7 4 (6.67%) Migration
7 4 (6.67%) Performance Testing
7 4 (6.67%) PRINCE2
7 4 (6.67%) Scrum
7 4 (6.67%) SOA
8 3 (5.00%) Programme Management
8 3 (5.00%) Responsive Web Design
8 3 (5.00%) Web Design
Programming Languages
1 17 (28.33%) JavaScript
2 13 (21.67%) C#
3 12 (20.00%) SQL
4 5 (8.33%) T-SQL
4 5 (8.33%) VB
5 4 (6.67%) TypeScript
5 4 (6.67%) VB.NET
6 3 (5.00%) Java
6 3 (5.00%) XPath
7 2 (3.33%) C
8 1 (1.67%) C++
8 1 (1.67%) MATLAB
8 1 (1.67%) PHP
Qualifications
1 15 (25.00%) Computer Science Degree
2 4 (6.67%) Microsoft Certification
3 3 (5.00%) PMI Certification
3 3 (5.00%) Security Cleared
4 2 (3.33%) MCITP
5 1 (1.67%) HNC
5 1 (1.67%) HND
5 1 (1.67%) ISEB
5 1 (1.67%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (5.00%) PMBOK
2 2 (3.33%) SLA
3 1 (1.67%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (1.67%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 5 (8.33%) Hyper-V
2 2 (3.33%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (1.67%) Galera Cluster
1 1 (1.67%) McAfee ePO
Vendors
1 18 (30.00%) Microsoft
2 9 (15.00%) Kronos
2 9 (15.00%) Northgate
3 3 (5.00%) Google
4 2 (3.33%) VMware
5 1 (1.67%) Avaya
5 1 (1.67%) HubSpot
5 1 (1.67%) McAfee
5 1 (1.67%) Red Hat
5 1 (1.67%) Zend