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 28 June 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Academic Degree
West Midlands / Staffordshire
3 months to
28 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 21 22 14
Rank change year-on-year +1 -8  
Permanent jobs citing Degree 51 70 77
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Staffordshire 9.71% 10.07% 12.42%
As % of the Qualifications category 40.16% 43.48% 58.78%
Number of salaries quoted 39 60 45
Median salary £27,500 £26,750 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +2.80% -23.57%  
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £21,950 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £39,500 £72,000
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 127 161 131
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Staffordshire 24.19% 23.17% 21.13%
Number of salaries quoted 94 129 88
Median salary £30,000 £32,500 £34,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -7.69% -4.41%  
90% offered a salary of more than £24,550 £21,500 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £65,000 £56,250
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £41,500
% change year-on-year - +2.40%  

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 28 June 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 28 June 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 +7 21 £25,000 - 3
Lichfield +1 6 £50,000 +33.33% 1
Tamworth +3 4 £47,500 +131.70% 1
Cannock -2 1 £33,000 -12.00%
Degree
West Midlands

For the 6 months to 28 June 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 27 (29.67%) .NET
1 27 (29.67%) Computer Science
2 26 (28.57%) Microsoft
3 24 (26.37%) SQL
4 23 (25.27%) Java
5 21 (23.08%) C#
6 20 (21.98%) SQL Server
7 18 (19.78%) OO
8 16 (17.58%) OOP
8 16 (17.58%) Mathematics
9 15 (16.48%) Windows
9 15 (16.48%) SDLC
10 13 (14.29%) Analytical Skills
10 13 (14.29%) Enterprise Software
10 13 (14.29%) Computer Science Degree
10 13 (14.29%) SOAP
10 13 (14.29%) Oracle
11 12 (13.19%) C++
11 12 (13.19%) Pharmaceutical
11 12 (13.19%) Manufacturing
11 12 (13.19%) Agile Software Development
11 12 (13.19%) Software Engineering
12 11 (12.09%) JavaScript
13 10 (10.99%) Microsoft Excel
13 10 (10.99%) Project Management
13 10 (10.99%) Microsoft Certification
14 9 (9.89%) SLA
14 9 (9.89%) Active Directory
14 9 (9.89%) Life Science
14 9 (9.89%) Test Automation

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 (4.40%) MS Exchange
2 2 (2.20%) Exchange Server 2003
3 1 (1.10%) MS Project Server
3 1 (1.10%) SAS
3 1 (1.10%) SharePoint
3 1 (1.10%) WordPress
Applications
1 10 (10.99%) Microsoft Excel
2 8 (8.79%) Microsoft Office
3 6 (6.59%) Acrobat
3 6 (6.59%) Adobe Illustrator
3 6 (6.59%) PaintShop Pro
4 3 (3.30%) Autodesk Inventor
4 3 (3.30%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 3 (3.30%) SOLIDWORKS
5 1 (1.10%) Camtasia
5 1 (1.10%) Microsoft Project
5 1 (1.10%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 1 (1.10%) Oracle EBS
Cloud Services
1 3 (3.30%) Office 365
2 1 (1.10%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 7 (7.69%) HTTP
2 3 (3.30%) DHCP
2 3 (3.30%) DNS
2 3 (3.30%) LDAP
2 3 (3.30%) NAS
2 3 (3.30%) SAN
2 3 (3.30%) SNMP
2 3 (3.30%) TCP/IP
3 2 (2.20%) Kerberos
3 2 (2.20%) MPLS
3 2 (2.20%) VLAN
3 2 (2.20%) VPN
3 2 (2.20%) WLAN
4 1 (1.10%) 2.5G
4 1 (1.10%) Firewall
4 1 (1.10%) GSM
4 1 (1.10%) LAN
4 1 (1.10%) WAN
4 1 (1.10%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 20 (21.98%) SQL Server
2 6 (6.59%) Relational Database
3 5 (5.49%) NoSQL
3 5 (5.49%) RDBMS
4 2 (2.20%) Neo4j
4 2 (2.20%) Riak
5 1 (1.10%) MS Access
5 1 (1.10%) MySQL
5 1 (1.10%) SQL Server 2008
5 1 (1.10%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 7 (7.69%) LSMW
General
1 12 (13.19%) Manufacturing
1 12 (13.19%) Pharmaceutical
2 7 (7.69%) Publishing
3 4 (4.40%) Automotive
3 4 (4.40%) Finance
4 3 (3.30%) Marketing
5 2 (2.20%) Electronics
5 2 (2.20%) Telecoms
6 1 (1.10%) Advertising
6 1 (1.10%) Retail
Job Titles
1 26 (28.57%) Developer
2 19 (20.88%) Graduate
3 17 (18.68%) Analyst
4 15 (16.48%) Graduate Developer
5 12 (13.19%) Architect
6 8 (8.79%) Software Developer
7 7 (7.69%) ABAP Developer
7 7 (7.69%) Computer Science Graduate
7 7 (7.69%) SAP Developer
7 7 (7.69%) SAP PI Developer
8 6 (6.59%) Author
8 6 (6.59%) Junior
8 6 (6.59%) Support Engineer
8 6 (6.59%) Technical Architect
8 6 (6.59%) Technical Author
9 5 (5.49%) Graduate Software Developer
9 5 (5.49%) IT Engineer
9 5 (5.49%) IT Support
9 5 (5.49%) IT Support Engineer
10 4 (4.40%) Development Team Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 27 (29.67%) .NET
2 13 (14.29%) SOAP
3 8 (8.79%) ASP.NET
3 8 (8.79%) REST
3 8 (8.79%) Web Services
4 7 (7.69%) Hibernate
4 7 (7.69%) IDoc
4 7 (7.69%) JDBC
4 7 (7.69%) SAP PI
5 6 (6.59%) HTML
6 5 (5.49%) ASP.NET Web Forms
6 5 (5.49%) jQuery
7 4 (4.40%) ASP.NET MVC
7 4 (4.40%) CSS
7 4 (4.40%) HTML5
7 4 (4.40%) Velocity
8 3 (3.30%) .NET Framework
8 3 (3.30%) Ajax
8 3 (3.30%) WinForms
8 3 (3.30%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 27 (29.67%) Computer Science
2 13 (14.29%) Analytical Skills
2 13 (14.29%) Enterprise Software
3 9 (9.89%) Life Science
4 7 (7.69%) Driving Licence
4 7 (7.69%) Graphic Design
4 7 (7.69%) Management Information System
5 4 (4.40%) N-Tier
6 2 (2.20%) iPad
6 2 (2.20%) NHS
6 2 (2.20%) Replication
7 1 (1.10%) Blackberry
7 1 (1.10%) Data Centre
7 1 (1.10%) e-Learning
7 1 (1.10%) Learning Management System
7 1 (1.10%) Linux Command Line
7 1 (1.10%) Smartphone
7 1 (1.10%) Social Media
7 1 (1.10%) Video Editing
Operating Systems
1 15 (16.48%) Windows
2 6 (6.59%) Unix
2 6 (6.59%) Windows 7
3 5 (5.49%) Windows 10
4 3 (3.30%) Windows Server 2003
4 3 (3.30%) Windows Server 2008
5 1 (1.10%) Android
5 1 (1.10%) Apple iOS
5 1 (1.10%) Linux
5 1 (1.10%) Windows Server
5 1 (1.10%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (19.78%) OO
2 16 (17.58%) Mathematics
2 16 (17.58%) OOP
3 15 (16.48%) SDLC
4 12 (13.19%) Agile Software Development
4 12 (13.19%) Software Engineering
5 10 (10.99%) Project Management
6 9 (9.89%) Test Automation
7 8 (8.79%) Continuous Improvement
8 7 (7.69%) Customer Requirements
8 7 (7.69%) Data Migration
8 7 (7.69%) Feasibility Study
8 7 (7.69%) Integration Testing
8 7 (7.69%) Migration
8 7 (7.69%) Physics
8 7 (7.69%) Stakeholder Management
8 7 (7.69%) UML
9 6 (6.59%) Mentoring
9 6 (6.59%) MVC
9 6 (6.59%) Web Design
Programming Languages
1 24 (26.37%) SQL
2 23 (25.27%) Java
3 21 (23.08%) C#
4 12 (13.19%) C++
5 11 (12.09%) JavaScript
6 7 (7.69%) ABAP
7 4 (4.40%) Erlang
8 3 (3.30%) COBOL
8 3 (3.30%) TypeScript
8 3 (3.30%) VB
9 2 (2.20%) VB.NET
10 1 (1.10%) C
10 1 (1.10%) PHP
Qualifications
1 13 (14.29%) Computer Science Degree
2 10 (10.99%) Microsoft Certification
3 5 (5.49%) HND
4 2 (2.20%) MCITP
4 2 (2.20%) PRINCE2 Certification
5 1 (1.10%) APMP
5 1 (1.10%) CCNA
5 1 (1.10%) Cisco Certification
5 1 (1.10%) ISEB
5 1 (1.10%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 1 (1.10%) ITIL Certification
5 1 (1.10%) MCP
5 1 (1.10%) MCSA
5 1 (1.10%) MCSE
5 1 (1.10%) Numerate Degree
5 1 (1.10%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (9.89%) SLA
2 8 (8.79%) QA
3 5 (5.49%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 1 (1.10%) PCI DSS
4 1 (1.10%) PMO
System Software
1 9 (9.89%) Active Directory
2 2 (2.20%) Docker
3 1 (1.10%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 26 (28.57%) Microsoft
2 13 (14.29%) Oracle
3 7 (7.69%) SAP
4 6 (6.59%) Adobe
5 3 (3.30%) VMware
6 2 (2.20%) Cisco
7 1 (1.10%) Citrix
7 1 (1.10%) Google
7 1 (1.10%) JD Edwards
7 1 (1.10%) Tableau
Staffordshire
Progressive Recruitment
Salary: competitive
Posted: 2 days ago
Lichfield, Staffordshire
Spring Technology
Posted: 2 days ago
Stoke-On-Trent, Staffordshire
Computer People
Salary: £25000 - £30000 per annum + Accreditations, bonus, gym
Posted: 6 days ago
Stafford, Staffordshire
networx
Salary: Competitive Salary
Posted: 23 hours ago
Stafford
Boeing
Salary: Competitive + Excellent benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Tamworth, Staffordshire
Blues Point Ltd
Salary: From £40,000 to £50,000 per annum + 25 days hol + workplace pension
Posted: 5 days ago
Stoke-on-trent, Staffordshire
Axica Recruitment
Salary: benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Stoke-On-Trent, Staffordshire
bet365
Salary: Competitive base salary + bonus + benefits.
Posted: 26 days ago