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 3 months to 25 March 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
25 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Degree
West Midlands / Staffordshire
Rank 24 20 27
Rank change year-on-year -4 +7  
Permanent jobs citing Degree 39 70 54
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Staffordshire 8.97% 10.51% 9.36%
As % of the Qualifications category 49.37% 56.91% 46.15%
Number of salaries quoted 24 66 40
Median salary £27,000 £30,000 £36,250
Median salary % change year-on-year -10.00% -17.24%  
90% offered a salary of more than £22,800 £21,500 £22,300
10% offered a salary of more than £35,750 £41,500 £50,000
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

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 academic qualifications and professional certifications cited in permanent job vacancies advertised in Staffordshire.

Academic & Professional Certification
Staffordshire
Permanent job vacancies requiring academic qualifications or professional certifications 79 123 117
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Staffordshire 18.16% 18.47% 20.28%
Number of salaries quoted 55 114 87
Median salary £30,500 £34,500 £29,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -11.59% +16.94%  
90% offered a salary of more than £23,500 £21,500 £18,750
10% offered a salary of more than £37,675 £48,250 £51,600
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £42,500

Degree
Job Vacancy Trend in Staffordshire

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Staffordshire citing Degree as a proportion of all permanent or contract IT jobs with a match in the Qualifications category.

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 3 months to 25 March 2017.

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 3 months to 25 March 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Stoke-on-Trent -6 14 £26,000 -13.33% 1
Stafford 0 11 £23,500 -11.32% 1
Lichfield +3 2 - -
Tamworth -7 2 £23,500 -27.69% 1
Cannock - 1 £31,000 - 1
Degree
West Midlands

Degree
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Staffordshire

For the 6 months to 25 March 2017, IT jobs citing Degree also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the Staffordshire region with a requirement for Degree.

1 31 (41.33%) SQL
1 31 (41.33%) .NET
2 30 (40.00%) Computer Science
3 23 (30.67%) JavaScript
3 23 (30.67%) SQL Server
3 23 (30.67%) HTML
4 22 (29.33%) C#
4 22 (29.33%) CSS
5 21 (28.00%) HTML5
6 20 (26.67%) jQuery
7 18 (24.00%) SOA
7 18 (24.00%) Microsoft
8 15 (20.00%) ASP.NET
8 15 (20.00%) OOP
8 15 (20.00%) OO
8 15 (20.00%) Java
9 14 (18.67%) XML
9 14 (18.67%) MVC
9 14 (18.67%) ASP.NET Web Forms
10 13 (17.33%) ASP.NET MVC
10 13 (17.33%) Software Engineering
11 12 (16.00%) Continuous Improvement
11 12 (16.00%) SOAP
12 11 (14.67%) Agile Software Development
13 10 (13.33%) Ajax
13 10 (13.33%) NoSQL
13 10 (13.33%) RDBMS
13 10 (13.33%) Relational Database
13 10 (13.33%) Service Design
14 9 (12.00%) Functional Programming

Degree
Top Related 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 (2.67%) MS Exchange
2 1 (1.33%) Exchange Server 2003
2 1 (1.33%) WordPress
Applications
1 7 (9.33%) MS Excel
2 3 (4.00%) MS Office
3 2 (2.67%) Autodesk Inventor
3 2 (2.67%) SOLIDWORKS
4 1 (1.33%) Adobe Creative Suite
4 1 (1.33%) Camtasia
4 1 (1.33%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 4 (5.33%) Oracle EBS
Cloud Services
1 5 (6.67%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
1 5 (6.67%) Google Cloud Platform
1 5 (6.67%) Google Compute Engine
1 5 (6.67%) Heroku
2 1 (1.33%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 3 (4.00%) DHCP
1 3 (4.00%) DNS
1 3 (4.00%) TCP/IP
1 3 (4.00%) Wireshark
2 2 (2.67%) Firewall
2 2 (2.67%) HTTP
2 2 (2.67%) LDAP
2 2 (2.67%) NAS
2 2 (2.67%) SAN
2 2 (2.67%) SNMP
3 1 (1.33%) 2.5G
3 1 (1.33%) GSM
3 1 (1.33%) Internet
3 1 (1.33%) Intrusion Detection
3 1 (1.33%) Kerberos
3 1 (1.33%) LAN
3 1 (1.33%) MPLS
3 1 (1.33%) RS-232
3 1 (1.33%) WAN
3 1 (1.33%) WLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 23 (30.67%) SQL Server
2 10 (13.33%) NoSQL
2 10 (13.33%) RDBMS
2 10 (13.33%) Relational Database
3 6 (8.00%) MySQL
4 5 (6.67%) Amazon DynamoDB
4 5 (6.67%) PostgreSQL
4 5 (6.67%) Redis
5 4 (5.33%) Neo4j
5 4 (5.33%) Riak
6 1 (1.33%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 9 (12.00%) Git (software)
2 8 (10.67%) Jenkins
2 8 (10.67%) Selenium
2 8 (10.67%) Subversion
2 8 (10.67%) TeamCity
3 3 (4.00%) Burp Suite
4 2 (2.67%) LSMW
General
1 7 (9.33%) Manufacturing
2 6 (8.00%) Pharmaceutical
3 5 (6.67%) Finance
3 5 (6.67%) Publishing
4 4 (5.33%) Marketing
5 2 (2.67%) Retail
5 2 (2.67%) Telecoms
6 1 (1.33%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 22 (29.33%) Developer
2 11 (14.67%) Analyst
2 11 (14.67%) Architect
3 7 (9.33%) Senior Developer
4 6 (8.00%) Business Manager
4 6 (8.00%) Junior
4 6 (8.00%) PHP Developer
4 6 (8.00%) Software Architect
5 5 (6.67%) Full Stack Developer
5 5 (6.67%) Software Developer
6 4 (5.33%) Database Architect
6 4 (5.33%) ERP Manager
6 4 (5.33%) Graduate
6 4 (5.33%) JavaScript Developer
6 4 (5.33%) JavaScript Engineer
6 4 (5.33%) PHP Programmer
6 4 (5.33%) Programmer
6 4 (5.33%) Ruby on Rails Developer
6 4 (5.33%) SQL Server Architect
6 4 (5.33%) Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 31 (41.33%) .NET
2 23 (30.67%) HTML
3 22 (29.33%) CSS
4 21 (28.00%) HTML5
5 20 (26.67%) jQuery
6 15 (20.00%) ASP.NET
7 14 (18.67%) ASP.NET Web Forms
7 14 (18.67%) XML
8 13 (17.33%) ASP.NET MVC
9 12 (16.00%) SOAP
10 10 (13.33%) Ajax
11 9 (12.00%) Velocity
11 9 (12.00%) WCF
12 8 (10.67%) AngularJS
12 8 (10.67%) React
13 7 (9.33%) CSS3
14 5 (6.67%) Elastic Stack
14 5 (6.67%) Sass
14 5 (6.67%) Twitter Bootstrap
14 5 (6.67%) WinForms
Miscellaneous
1 30 (40.00%) Computer Science
2 9 (12.00%) N-Tier
3 8 (10.67%) Analytical Skills
4 6 (8.00%) Enterprise Software
5 5 (6.67%) Life Science
6 4 (5.33%) Driving Licence
6 4 (5.33%) Replication
7 1 (1.33%) Blackberry
7 1 (1.33%) Data Centre
7 1 (1.33%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
7 1 (1.33%) e-Learning
7 1 (1.33%) Graphic Design
7 1 (1.33%) iPad
7 1 (1.33%) Learning Management System
7 1 (1.33%) Linux Command Line
7 1 (1.33%) Management Information System
7 1 (1.33%) Mobile App
7 1 (1.33%) User Experience
7 1 (1.33%) Video Editing
7 1 (1.33%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 7 (9.33%) Linux
1 7 (9.33%) Unix
1 7 (9.33%) Windows
2 5 (6.67%) Ubuntu
3 2 (2.67%) Windows Server 2003
3 2 (2.67%) Windows Server 2008
4 1 (1.33%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (24.00%) SOA
2 15 (20.00%) OO
2 15 (20.00%) OOP
3 14 (18.67%) MVC
4 13 (17.33%) Software Engineering
5 12 (16.00%) Continuous Improvement
6 11 (14.67%) Agile Software Development
7 10 (13.33%) Service Design
8 9 (12.00%) Continuous Delivery
8 9 (12.00%) Functional Programming
8 9 (12.00%) High Availability
8 9 (12.00%) Inversion of Control
8 9 (12.00%) Mathematics
8 9 (12.00%) Unit Testing
9 8 (10.67%) Continuous Integration
9 8 (10.67%) Refactoring
9 8 (10.67%) Scrum
9 8 (10.67%) SDLC
9 8 (10.67%) SOLID
10 7 (9.33%) Mentoring
Programming Languages
1 31 (41.33%) SQL
2 23 (30.67%) JavaScript
3 22 (29.33%) C#
4 15 (20.00%) Java
5 9 (12.00%) Erlang
6 8 (10.67%) PowerShell
6 8 (10.67%) T-SQL
7 7 (9.33%) PHP
7 7 (9.33%) VB
8 5 (6.67%) Ruby
8 5 (6.67%) TypeScript
9 4 (5.33%) C++
9 4 (5.33%) VB.NET
10 3 (4.00%) COBOL
11 2 (2.67%) ABAP
12 1 (1.33%) C
12 1 (1.33%) Embedded C
12 1 (1.33%) R
Qualifications
1 6 (8.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 5 (6.67%) Postgraduate
3 2 (2.67%) HND
4 1 (1.33%) CCNA
4 1 (1.33%) Cisco Certification
4 1 (1.33%) CISSP
4 1 (1.33%) ITIL Certification
4 1 (1.33%) MCITP
4 1 (1.33%) MCP
4 1 (1.33%) MCSA
4 1 (1.33%) MCSE
4 1 (1.33%) PRINCE2 Certification
4 1 (1.33%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (12.00%) QA
2 4 (5.33%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 4 (5.33%) SLA
System Software
1 4 (5.33%) Active Directory
1 4 (5.33%) Docker
2 1 (1.33%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 18 (24.00%) Microsoft
2 7 (9.33%) Oracle
3 5 (6.67%) Google
4 4 (5.33%) Cisco
4 4 (5.33%) JD Edwards
5 2 (2.67%) SAP
5 2 (2.67%) VMware
6 1 (1.33%) Adobe
6 1 (1.33%) Citrix
6 1 (1.33%) Cognos
6 1 (1.33%) Tableau
Tamworth, Staffordshire
Kingfisher Consultancy
Salary: £20000 - £30000 per annum + pen/health/25 hols/gym
Posted: Yesterday
Stoke-On-Trent, Staffordshire
ReThink Recruitment
Salary: £24500.00 - £27500.00 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Cannock, Staffordshire
Circle Recruitment
Salary: Pension, Bonus, Gym
Posted: Yesterday
Stafford, Staffordshire
Certes Computing Ltd
Salary: £20000 - £25000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Rugeley, Staffordshire
Real Time Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 25,000 - 40,000
Posted: Yesterday