Period
to 20 January 2019

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 20 January 2019 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Academic Degree
West Midlands > Staffordshire
6 months to
20 Jan 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 19 17 42
Rank change year-on-year -2 +25 -24
Permanent jobs citing Degree 63 105 68
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Staffordshire 10.14% 9.53% 6.08%
As % of the Qualifications category 40.91% 45.85% 32.23%
Number of salaries quoted 55 102 58
Staffordshire median annual salary £38,000 £30,000 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +26.67% -14.29% +7.69%
10th Percentile £25,000 £21,250 £22,500
90th Percentile £48,250 £56,250 £50,200
West Midlands median annual salary £40,000 £35,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year +14.29% - -3.45%

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 154 229 211
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Staffordshire 24.80% 20.78% 18.86%
Number of salaries quoted 131 183 177
Staffordshire median annual salary £38,000 £34,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +11.76% -9.33% +14.50%
10th Percentile £25,000 £20,600 £23,250
90th Percentile £52,500 £69,500 £56,000
West Midlands median annual salary £43,429 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +8.57% - -

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 20 January 2019.

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 20 January 2019. 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 34 £39,000 +52.94% 8
Tamworth +7 11 £30,500 +9.91% 7
Lichfield +6 6 £40,000 - 4
Burton-upon-Trent +1 1 £21,500 -42.67%
Stafford -7 1 £40,000 +14.29% 2
Uttoxeter - 1 £32,500 -
Degree
West Midlands

For the 6 months to 20 January 2019, 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 29 (46.03%) Microsoft
2 24 (38.10%) Agile Software Development
3 23 (36.51%) Computer Science
3 23 (36.51%) Problem-Solving
4 20 (31.75%) Windows
5 19 (30.16%) Analytical Skills
6 18 (28.57%) SQL Server
7 17 (26.98%) .NET
8 15 (23.81%) JavaScript
8 15 (23.81%) ASP.NET
9 13 (20.63%) C#
9 13 (20.63%) CRM
9 13 (20.63%) Microsoft Certification
10 12 (19.05%) MS Exchange
10 12 (19.05%) Active Directory
10 12 (19.05%) SAN
10 12 (19.05%) Windows Server 2003
10 12 (19.05%) MPLS
10 12 (19.05%) LDAP
10 12 (19.05%) WLAN
10 12 (19.05%) DHCP
10 12 (19.05%) Kerberos
10 12 (19.05%) SNMP
10 12 (19.05%) TCP/IP
10 12 (19.05%) DNS
10 12 (19.05%) Information Security
10 12 (19.05%) Retail
10 12 (19.05%) MCITP
10 12 (19.05%) VLAN
10 12 (19.05%) Exchange Server 2003

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 12 (19.05%) Exchange Server 2003
1 12 (19.05%) MS Exchange
2 7 (11.11%) CMS
3 1 (1.59%) SharePoint
3 1 (1.59%) ThingWorx
Applications
1 10 (15.87%) Microsoft Office
2 7 (11.11%) Microsoft Excel
3 2 (3.17%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 1 (1.59%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 6 (9.52%) Dynamics CRM
2 4 (6.35%) ResourceLink
Cloud Services
1 12 (19.05%) Office 365
2 6 (9.52%) Microsoft Azure
3 4 (6.35%) G Suite
4 1 (1.59%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 12 (19.05%) DHCP
1 12 (19.05%) DNS
1 12 (19.05%) Kerberos
1 12 (19.05%) MPLS
1 12 (19.05%) NAS
1 12 (19.05%) SAN
1 12 (19.05%) SNMP
1 12 (19.05%) TCP/IP
1 12 (19.05%) VLAN
1 12 (19.05%) WLAN
2 1 (1.59%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 18 (28.57%) SQL Server
2 4 (6.35%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 2 (3.17%) Power BI
4 1 (1.59%) Apache Cassandra
4 1 (1.59%) NoSQL
4 1 (1.59%) PostgreSQL
4 1 (1.59%) RDBMS
4 1 (1.59%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 7 (11.11%) Selenium
2 6 (9.52%) JMeter
2 6 (9.52%) SpecFlow
2 6 (9.52%) Visual Studio Coded UI
3 5 (7.94%) Visual Studio
4 4 (6.35%) Git (software)
4 4 (6.35%) Visual Studio Team System
5 2 (3.17%) JIRA
6 1 (1.59%) AccuRev
6 1 (1.59%) Bugzilla
6 1 (1.59%) Moq
6 1 (1.59%) NUnit
6 1 (1.59%) ReSharper
General
1 12 (19.05%) Retail
2 11 (17.46%) Finance
3 6 (9.52%) Marketing
4 3 (4.76%) Telecoms
5 2 (3.17%) Games
6 1 (1.59%) Automotive
6 1 (1.59%) Brand Awareness
6 1 (1.59%) Legal
6 1 (1.59%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 16 (25.40%) Developer
2 10 (15.87%) .NET Developer
2 10 (15.87%) Full Stack Developer
3 7 (11.11%) Analyst
4 6 (9.52%) Automation Tester
4 6 (9.52%) C# Developer
4 6 (9.52%) Tester
5 5 (7.94%) 3rd Line Engineer
5 5 (7.94%) Administrator
5 5 (7.94%) DBA
5 5 (7.94%) Project Leader
5 5 (7.94%) Project Manager
5 5 (7.94%) Systems Administrator
5 5 (7.94%) Systems Analyst
6 4 (6.35%) Digital Project Manager
7 3 (4.76%) .NET Software Developer
7 3 (4.76%) 2nd Line Support
7 3 (4.76%) Project Portfolio Leader
7 3 (4.76%) Software Developer
8 2 (3.17%) Systems Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 17 (26.98%) .NET
2 15 (23.81%) ASP.NET
3 12 (19.05%) LDAP
4 11 (17.46%) CSS
5 10 (15.87%) HTML
6 7 (11.11%) ASP.NET Web Forms
7 3 (4.76%) CSS3
7 3 (4.76%) HTML5
8 1 (1.59%) ASP.NET MVC
8 1 (1.59%) ASP.NET Web API
8 1 (1.59%) REST
8 1 (1.59%) RESTful
8 1 (1.59%) SOAP
8 1 (1.59%) WCF
8 1 (1.59%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 19 (30.16%) Analytical Skills
2 7 (11.11%) User Experience
3 6 (9.52%) Driving Licence
4 5 (7.94%) Greenfield Project
4 5 (7.94%) Mobile App
5 3 (4.76%) PMI
6 2 (3.17%) Management Information System
6 2 (3.17%) Online Games
7 1 (1.59%) Analytical Mindset
7 1 (1.59%) Blog
7 1 (1.59%) Self-Motivation
7 1 (1.59%) Social Media
7 1 (1.59%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 20 (31.75%) Windows
2 12 (19.05%) Windows Server 2003
3 5 (7.94%) Windows Server
4 2 (3.17%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 24 (38.10%) Agile Software Development
2 23 (36.51%) Computer Science
2 23 (36.51%) Problem-Solving
3 13 (20.63%) CRM
4 12 (19.05%) Analytics
4 12 (19.05%) Information Security
5 10 (15.87%) Mobile Device Management
6 9 (14.29%) Project Management
6 9 (14.29%) Service Delivery
6 9 (14.29%) Software Engineering
7 8 (12.70%) MVC
8 6 (9.52%) Acceptance Criteria
8 6 (9.52%) BDD
8 6 (9.52%) Continuous Improvement
8 6 (9.52%) Integration Testing
8 6 (9.52%) Test Automation
9 5 (7.94%) E-Commerce
10 4 (6.35%) Migration
10 4 (6.35%) PRINCE2
10 4 (6.35%) SOA
Programming Languages
1 15 (23.81%) JavaScript
2 13 (20.63%) C#
3 7 (11.11%) SQL
4 6 (9.52%) VB
5 3 (4.76%) TypeScript
6 1 (1.59%) C++
6 1 (1.59%) Java
Qualifications
1 13 (20.63%) Microsoft Certification
2 12 (19.05%) MCITP
3 11 (17.46%) Computer Science Degree
4 5 (7.94%) HND
5 3 (4.76%) PMI Certification
5 3 (4.76%) Security Cleared
6 1 (1.59%) HNC
6 1 (1.59%) ISEB
6 1 (1.59%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (6.35%) SLA
2 3 (4.76%) PMBOK
2 3 (4.76%) QA
3 2 (3.17%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 12 (19.05%) Active Directory
2 5 (7.94%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 1 (1.59%) McAfee ePO
Vendors
1 29 (46.03%) Microsoft
2 12 (19.05%) VMware
3 10 (15.87%) Avaya
4 5 (7.94%) Kronos
4 5 (7.94%) Northgate
5 4 (6.35%) Google
6 1 (1.59%) HubSpot
6 1 (1.59%) McAfee
6 1 (1.59%) Remedy