Period
to 18 November 2017

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 18 November 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Academic Degree
West Midlands > Staffordshire
6 months to
18 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 18 37 16
Rank change year-on-year +19 -21 +1
Permanent jobs citing Degree 116 87 160
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Staffordshire 9.73% 6.93% 13.21%
As % of the Qualifications category 41.73% 33.08% 62.75%
Number of salaries quoted 107 85 119
Staffordshire median annual salary £30,000 £30,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - -20.00% +7.14%
10th Percentile £21,700 £22,000 £21,850
90th Percentile £56,250 £49,750 £55,000
West Midlands median annual salary £35,000 £35,000 £35,000

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 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 278 263 255
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Staffordshire 23.32% 20.96% 21.06%
Number of salaries quoted 219 228 198
Staffordshire median annual salary £32,500 £37,500 £32,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -13.33% +15.38% -7.14%
10th Percentile £21,250 £22,000 £22,463
90th Percentile £57,500 £50,250 £55,000
West Midlands median annual salary £41,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +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 18 November 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 6 months to 18 November 2017. 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 +16 44 £25,500 -15.00% 3
Stafford +17 32 £35,000 +40.00%
Lichfield +2 16 £50,000 +33.33%
Tamworth -7 3 £27,000 -6.90% 1
Burton-upon-Trent +5 2 £32,500 -7.14%
Cannock 0 1 £33,000 +16.81%
Degree
West Midlands

For the 6 months to 18 November 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 34 (29.31%) Agile Software Development
2 30 (25.86%) Computer Science
3 28 (24.14%) SQL
3 28 (24.14%) SDLC
4 27 (23.28%) QA
5 26 (22.41%) SQL Server
6 25 (21.55%) Electronics
6 25 (21.55%) Test Automation
7 22 (18.97%) Mathematics
7 22 (18.97%) Software Engineering
7 22 (18.97%) .NET
7 22 (18.97%) Microsoft
8 21 (18.10%) C#
9 20 (17.24%) UML
10 19 (16.38%) Analytical Skills
11 18 (15.52%) Regression Testing
11 18 (15.52%) Software Testing
11 18 (15.52%) Marketing
11 18 (15.52%) Retail
12 16 (13.79%) Java
12 16 (13.79%) JavaScript
13 15 (12.93%) HTML
13 15 (12.93%) E-Commerce
14 14 (12.07%) MATLAB
14 14 (12.07%) Simulink
14 14 (12.07%) Publishing
14 14 (12.07%) CSS
14 14 (12.07%) Computer Science Degree
15 13 (11.21%) Analytics
15 13 (11.21%) ASP.NET

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 4 (3.45%) Confluence
2 2 (1.72%) SharePoint
2 2 (1.72%) WordPress
3 1 (0.86%) IIS
3 1 (0.86%) MS Exchange
3 1 (0.86%) MS Project Server
3 1 (0.86%) SAS
Applications
1 14 (12.07%) Simulink
2 13 (11.21%) Microsoft Excel
3 12 (10.34%) Acrobat
3 12 (10.34%) Adobe Illustrator
3 12 (10.34%) Microsoft Office
3 12 (10.34%) PaintShop Pro
4 7 (6.03%) Microsoft PowerPoint
5 1 (0.86%) Microsoft Project
5 1 (0.86%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 8 (6.90%) Magento
2 1 (0.86%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (0.86%) Dynamics NAV
Cloud Services
1 9 (7.76%) AdWords
2 5 (4.31%) Google Analytics
3 1 (0.86%) Google Tag Manager
3 1 (0.86%) Office 365
3 1 (0.86%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 4 (3.45%) Profibus
1 4 (3.45%) TCP/IP
2 2 (1.72%) Internet
2 2 (1.72%) SMS
3 1 (0.86%) LAN
3 1 (0.86%) VPN
3 1 (0.86%) WAN
3 1 (0.86%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 26 (22.41%) SQL Server
2 11 (9.48%) SQL Server 2008
3 5 (4.31%) SQL Server 2012
4 3 (2.59%) MS Access
4 3 (2.59%) Riak
4 3 (2.59%) SQL Server 2016
4 3 (2.59%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 2 (1.72%) OLAP
5 2 (1.72%) Relational Database
5 2 (1.72%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 1 (0.86%) RDBMS
6 1 (0.86%) SQL Server 2005
6 1 (0.86%) SQL Server 2014
Development Applications
1 6 (5.17%) JIRA
2 5 (4.31%) Git (software)
2 5 (4.31%) Subversion
3 4 (3.45%) Atlassian Bamboo
3 4 (3.45%) SonarQube
4 2 (1.72%) Visual Studio
5 1 (0.86%) AccuRev
5 1 (0.86%) Jenkins
5 1 (0.86%) MSI
General
1 25 (21.55%) Electronics
2 18 (15.52%) Marketing
2 18 (15.52%) Retail
3 14 (12.07%) Publishing
4 13 (11.21%) Pharmaceutical
5 9 (7.76%) Automotive
6 6 (5.17%) Finance
7 5 (4.31%) Manufacturing
8 2 (1.72%) Brand Awareness
9 1 (0.86%) Legal
9 1 (0.86%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 20 (17.24%) Architect
2 19 (16.38%) Software Engineer
3 16 (13.79%) Tester
4 15 (12.93%) Developer
4 15 (12.93%) Graduate
5 14 (12.07%) Analyst
6 12 (10.34%) Software Tester
6 12 (10.34%) Technical Architect
7 9 (7.76%) Author
7 9 (7.76%) Technical Author
8 7 (6.03%) SEO Specialist
9 6 (5.17%) .NET Developer
9 6 (5.17%) Graduate Developer
9 6 (5.17%) Graduate Software Engineer
9 6 (5.17%) Technical Specialist
10 5 (4.31%) Junior
10 5 (4.31%) Marketing Executive
10 5 (4.31%) Product Owner
10 5 (4.31%) Solutions Architect
11 4 (3.45%) MATLAB Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 22 (18.97%) .NET
2 15 (12.93%) HTML
3 14 (12.07%) CSS
4 13 (11.21%) ASP.NET
5 12 (10.34%) Hibernate
6 10 (8.62%) Middleware
7 8 (6.90%) Ajax
8 4 (3.45%) HTML5
9 3 (2.59%) AngularJS
9 3 (2.59%) ASP.NET MVC
9 3 (2.59%) CSS3
9 3 (2.59%) jQuery
9 3 (2.59%) REST
9 3 (2.59%) Twitter Bootstrap
10 2 (1.72%) .NET Framework
10 2 (1.72%) Apache Cordova
10 2 (1.72%) ASP.NET Web API
10 2 (1.72%) Entity Framework
10 2 (1.72%) PhoneGap
11 1 (0.86%) JSON
Miscellaneous
1 30 (25.86%) Computer Science
2 19 (16.38%) Analytical Skills
3 12 (10.34%) Graphic Design
4 11 (9.48%) Social Media
5 9 (7.76%) Management Information System
6 8 (6.90%) Algorithms
6 8 (6.90%) Blog
7 6 (5.17%) Enterprise Software
8 5 (4.31%) Mobile Computing
8 5 (4.31%) Taxonomies
8 5 (4.31%) User Experience
9 4 (3.45%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
10 3 (2.59%) Life Science
11 2 (1.72%) Mobile App
12 1 (0.86%) Driving Licence
12 1 (0.86%) NHS
12 1 (0.86%) N-Tier
12 1 (0.86%) Smartphone
12 1 (0.86%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 10 (8.62%) Windows
2 6 (5.17%) Windows 7
3 4 (3.45%) Android
3 4 (3.45%) Apple iOS
3 4 (3.45%) VxWorks
3 4 (3.45%) Windows 8
3 4 (3.45%) Windows XP
4 2 (1.72%) Windows 10
5 1 (0.86%) Unix
5 1 (0.86%) Windows Server
5 1 (0.86%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 34 (29.31%) Agile Software Development
2 28 (24.14%) SDLC
3 25 (21.55%) Test Automation
4 22 (18.97%) Mathematics
4 22 (18.97%) Software Engineering
5 20 (17.24%) UML
6 18 (15.52%) Regression Testing
6 18 (15.52%) Software Testing
7 15 (12.93%) E-Commerce
8 13 (11.21%) Analytics
8 13 (11.21%) Web Design
9 12 (10.34%) Digital Marketing
9 12 (10.34%) Information Architecture
9 12 (10.34%) Pay per click
10 11 (9.48%) Physics
10 11 (9.48%) SEO
10 11 (9.48%) User Acceptance Testing
11 10 (8.62%) Scrum
12 9 (7.76%) TDD
12 9 (7.76%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 28 (24.14%) SQL
2 21 (18.10%) C#
3 16 (13.79%) Java
3 16 (13.79%) JavaScript
4 14 (12.07%) MATLAB
5 10 (8.62%) C++
6 9 (7.76%) C
7 5 (4.31%) T-SQL
8 2 (1.72%) VB
8 2 (1.72%) VB.NET
9 1 (0.86%) Perl
9 1 (0.86%) PL/SQL
9 1 (0.86%) Python
9 1 (0.86%) TypeScript
9 1 (0.86%) XPath
Qualifications
1 14 (12.07%) Computer Science Degree
2 11 (9.48%) ISEB
3 8 (6.90%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 7 (6.03%) Microsoft Certification
5 4 (3.45%) Numerate Degree
6 2 (1.72%) ISTQB
7 1 (0.86%) CISA
7 1 (0.86%) CISSP
7 1 (0.86%) CNE
7 1 (0.86%) CompTIA Security+
7 1 (0.86%) HND
7 1 (0.86%) MCSE
7 1 (0.86%) Novell Certification
7 1 (0.86%) PRINCE2 Certification
7 1 (0.86%) Security+ Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 27 (23.28%) QA
2 12 (10.34%) IEC 61508
2 12 (10.34%) IEC 62304
3 1 (0.86%) HIPAA
3 1 (0.86%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (0.86%) PCI DSS
3 1 (0.86%) PMO
3 1 (0.86%) Sarbanes-Oxley
3 1 (0.86%) SSAE 16
System Software
1 8 (6.90%) Firmware
2 2 (1.72%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 22 (18.97%) Microsoft
2 12 (10.34%) Adobe
2 12 (10.34%) Oracle
3 8 (6.90%) Google
4 4 (3.45%) Atlassian
4 4 (3.45%) Coverity
5 3 (2.59%) Facebook
5 3 (2.59%) Tableau
6 2 (1.72%) Xamarin
7 1 (0.86%) MKS
7 1 (0.86%) Twitter