Period
to 7 December 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 7 December 2019 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Academic Degree
West Midlands > Staffordshire
6 months to
7 Dec 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 31 22 20
Rank change year-on-year -9 -2 +19
Permanent jobs citing Degree 44 65 114
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Staffordshire 7.32% 9.79% 9.63%
As % of the Qualifications category 40.00% 43.33% 45.06%
Number of salaries quoted 41 55 106
Staffordshire median annual salary £37,500 £37,000 £30,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +1.35% +23.33% -7.69%
10th Percentile £21,250 £23,700 £21,250
90th Percentile £50,000 £49,500 £56,250
West Midlands median annual salary £45,000 £40,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year +12.50% +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 110 150 253
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Staffordshire 18.30% 22.59% 21.37%
Number of salaries quoted 94 126 200
Staffordshire median annual salary £37,500 £37,750 £34,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -0.66% +11.03% -9.33%
10th Percentile £24,650 £25,000 £21,250
90th Percentile £50,000 £52,500 £67,500
West Midlands median annual salary £47,500 £42,875 £41,000
% change year-on-year +10.79% +4.57% +2.50%

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 7 December 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 7 December 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
Tamworth -4 20 £50,000 +42.86% 5
Stoke-on-Trent -14 6 £44,000 +18.92% 7
Cannock -3 5 £37,500 +50.00% 1
Stafford +10 4 £32,500 -31.58% 4
Lichfield -5 2 £39,750 -0.63% 2
Burton-upon-Trent - 2 £28,000 - 3
Degree
West Midlands

For the 6 months to 7 December 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 (65.91%) SQL
2 26 (59.09%) C#
2 26 (59.09%) Computer Science
3 25 (56.82%) .NET
3 25 (56.82%) Microsoft
4 23 (52.27%) JavaScript
5 22 (50.00%) ASP.NET
6 20 (45.45%) Problem-Solving
7 19 (43.18%) Retail
8 18 (40.91%) Agile Software Development
8 18 (40.91%) SQL Server
9 17 (38.64%) Software Engineering
10 14 (31.82%) Git (software)
11 13 (29.55%) Marketing
11 13 (29.55%) HND
12 11 (25.00%) Scrum
12 11 (25.00%) Collaborative Working
13 10 (22.73%) DevOps
13 10 (22.73%) Visual Studio
13 10 (22.73%) SQL Server Reporting Services
13 10 (22.73%) Azure
13 10 (22.73%) Open Source
13 10 (22.73%) QA
13 10 (22.73%) Visual Studio Team System
14 9 (20.45%) T-SQL
14 9 (20.45%) MVC
15 8 (18.18%) Windows
16 7 (15.91%) Computer Science Degree
16 7 (15.91%) Spring
16 7 (15.91%) VB.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 (9.09%) IIS
2 1 (2.27%) ThingWorx
Applications
1 6 (13.64%) Microsoft Excel
2 3 (6.82%) Microsoft Office
3 1 (2.27%) Adobe Creative Suite
3 1 (2.27%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Cloud Services
1 10 (22.73%) Azure
Communications & Networking
1 2 (4.55%) Remote Desktop
2 1 (2.27%) Internet
2 1 (2.27%) Skype
Database & Business Intelligence
1 18 (40.91%) SQL Server
2 10 (22.73%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 3 (6.82%) MongoDB
4 2 (4.55%) BusinessObjects
4 2 (4.55%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 14 (31.82%) Git (software)
2 10 (22.73%) Visual Studio
2 10 (22.73%) Visual Studio Team System
General
1 19 (43.18%) Retail
2 13 (29.55%) Marketing
3 6 (13.64%) Games
4 3 (6.82%) Pharmaceutical
5 2 (4.55%) Finance
6 1 (2.27%) Aerospace
Job Titles
1 28 (63.64%) Developer
2 18 (40.91%) .NET Developer
3 8 (18.18%) Analyst
3 8 (18.18%) C# .NET Developer
3 8 (18.18%) C# Developer
4 7 (15.91%) Software Developer
5 6 (13.64%) Junior
5 6 (13.64%) Junior Developer
6 5 (11.36%) Graduate
6 5 (11.36%) Graduate Developer
7 4 (9.09%) Data Analyst
8 3 (6.82%) .NET Programmer
8 3 (6.82%) .NET Software Developer
8 3 (6.82%) C# Programmer
8 3 (6.82%) C# Software Developer
8 3 (6.82%) Programmer
8 3 (6.82%) Project Manager
9 2 (4.55%) C++ Developer
9 2 (4.55%) Senior Developer
9 2 (4.55%) Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 25 (56.82%) .NET
2 22 (50.00%) ASP.NET
3 7 (15.91%) Spring
4 6 (13.64%) ASP.NET Web Forms
5 5 (11.36%) ASP.NET MVC
6 3 (6.82%) .NET Framework
6 3 (6.82%) Ajax
6 3 (6.82%) ASP.NET Web API
6 3 (6.82%) CSS
6 3 (6.82%) jQuery
6 3 (6.82%) Node.js
6 3 (6.82%) Web Services
6 3 (6.82%) WinForms
6 3 (6.82%) XML
7 2 (4.55%) DirectX
7 2 (4.55%) HTML
7 2 (4.55%) OpenGL
7 2 (4.55%) Razor View Engine
8 1 (2.27%) CSS3
8 1 (2.27%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 4 (9.09%) Analytical Skills
1 4 (9.09%) Mobile App
2 3 (6.82%) PMI
3 2 (4.55%) User Experience
4 1 (2.27%) Driving Licence
4 1 (2.27%) N-Tier
4 1 (2.27%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 8 (18.18%) Windows
2 5 (11.36%) Windows Server
3 1 (2.27%) Linux
3 1 (2.27%) Windows 7
3 1 (2.27%) Windows 8
3 1 (2.27%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 26 (59.09%) Computer Science
2 20 (45.45%) Problem-Solving
3 18 (40.91%) Agile Software Development
4 17 (38.64%) Software Engineering
5 11 (25.00%) Collaborative Working
5 11 (25.00%) Scrum
6 10 (22.73%) DevOps
6 10 (22.73%) Open Source
7 9 (20.45%) MVC
8 6 (13.64%) Mentoring
9 5 (11.36%) Analytics
9 5 (11.36%) Commercial Awareness
9 5 (11.36%) Web Development
10 4 (9.09%) Mathematics
10 4 (9.09%) Project Delivery
11 3 (6.82%) Agile Project Management
11 3 (6.82%) Data Security
11 3 (6.82%) Resource Management
11 3 (6.82%) SDLC
11 3 (6.82%) Time Management
Programming Languages
1 29 (65.91%) SQL
2 26 (59.09%) C#
3 23 (52.27%) JavaScript
4 9 (20.45%) T-SQL
5 7 (15.91%) VB.NET
6 4 (9.09%) C++
7 3 (6.82%) Python
7 3 (6.82%) R
8 2 (4.55%) Delphi
8 2 (4.55%) TypeScript
9 1 (2.27%) ActionScript
9 1 (2.27%) Go
9 1 (2.27%) Java
9 1 (2.27%) VB
Qualifications
1 13 (29.55%) HND
2 7 (15.91%) Computer Science Degree
2 7 (15.91%) Microsoft Certification
3 3 (6.82%) MCP
3 3 (6.82%) MCTS
3 3 (6.82%) PMI Certification
3 3 (6.82%) PMP
3 3 (6.82%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
4 1 (2.27%) CITP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (22.73%) QA
2 3 (6.82%) SLA
System Software
1 6 (13.64%) Active Directory
2 2 (4.55%) XenApp
2 2 (4.55%) XenDesktop
Vendors
1 25 (56.82%) Microsoft
2 3 (6.82%) Oracle
3 2 (4.55%) Citrix
3 2 (4.55%) Cognos
3 2 (4.55%) DevExpress
3 2 (4.55%) Tableau
4 1 (2.27%) Adobe