Period
to 23 July 2018

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 23 July 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Academic Degree
West Midlands > Staffordshire
6 months to
23 Jul 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 24 21 23
Rank change year-on-year -3 +2 -4
Permanent jobs citing Degree 72 100 123
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Staffordshire 8.10% 10.14% 9.38%
As % of the Qualifications category 53.33% 45.87% 43.93%
Number of salaries quoted 65 77 116
Staffordshire median annual salary £34,000 £28,000 £26,125
Median salary % change year-on-year +21.43% +7.18% -24.28%
10th Percentile £22,500 £22,300 £19,750
90th Percentile £57,500 £50,000 £45,000
West Midlands median annual salary £40,750 £32,500 £35,000
% change year-on-year +25.38% -7.14% -

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 135 218 280
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Staffordshire 15.19% 22.11% 21.34%
Number of salaries quoted 105 159 240
Staffordshire median annual salary £35,000 £31,000 £32,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +12.90% -4.62% -5.80%
10th Percentile £22,500 £22,500 £21,250
90th Percentile £57,500 £50,000 £53,300
West Midlands median annual salary £43,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +7.50% - -

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 23 July 2018.

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 23 July 2018. 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 +1 31 £33,750 +31.07% 12
Tamworth +8 9 £48,000 +1.05% 3
Cannock +7 8 £25,000 -19.35% 5
Lichfield +3 6 £50,000 -
Stafford 0 2 £37,000 +23.33% 2
Burton-upon-Trent - 2 £23,250 - 2
Degree
West Midlands

For the 6 months to 23 July 2018, 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 24 (33.33%) HTML
2 23 (31.94%) JavaScript
2 23 (31.94%) SQL Server
3 22 (30.56%) .NET
3 22 (30.56%) C#
3 22 (30.56%) CSS
4 20 (27.78%) MVC
5 18 (25.00%) ASP.NET
6 17 (23.61%) SQL
7 15 (20.83%) Microsoft
8 14 (19.44%) Computer Science
8 14 (19.44%) Computer Science Degree
9 12 (16.67%) ASP.NET Web Forms
10 11 (15.28%) Microsoft Excel
11 10 (13.89%) VB
11 10 (13.89%) Retail
12 9 (12.50%) ASP.NET Web API
12 9 (12.50%) Microsoft Office
12 9 (12.50%) ITIL
12 9 (12.50%) Windows
13 8 (11.11%) SLA
13 8 (11.11%) Analytical Skills
13 8 (11.11%) Analytics
14 7 (9.72%) Web Development
14 7 (9.72%) jQuery
14 7 (9.72%) HND
14 7 (9.72%) Teamcenter
14 7 (9.72%) Siemens NX
15 6 (8.33%) Project Management
15 6 (8.33%) T-SQL

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 2 (2.78%) Elasticsearch
1 2 (2.78%) Umbraco
2 1 (1.39%) CMS
2 1 (1.39%) Exchange Server 2003
2 1 (1.39%) IIS
2 1 (1.39%) MS Exchange
2 1 (1.39%) SharePoint
Applications
1 11 (15.28%) Microsoft Excel
2 9 (12.50%) Microsoft Office
3 7 (9.72%) Siemens NX
4 5 (6.94%) Photoshop
5 4 (5.56%) Microsoft PowerPoint
6 2 (2.78%) Blender
6 2 (2.78%) Simulink
7 1 (1.39%) Adobe Creative Suite
7 1 (1.39%) Adobe Illustrator
7 1 (1.39%) InDesign
Business Applications
1 7 (9.72%) Teamcenter
Cloud Services
1 3 (4.17%) Google Analytics
2 2 (2.78%) Google Cloud Platform
2 2 (2.78%) Office 365
3 1 (1.39%) Adobe Creative Cloud
3 1 (1.39%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 3 (4.17%) Internet
1 3 (4.17%) SMS
1 3 (4.17%) TCP/IP
2 2 (2.78%) DHCP
2 2 (2.78%) DNS
2 2 (2.78%) Kerberos
2 2 (2.78%) MPLS
2 2 (2.78%) NAS
2 2 (2.78%) SAN
2 2 (2.78%) SNMP
2 2 (2.78%) VLAN
2 2 (2.78%) WLAN
3 1 (1.39%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 23 (31.94%) SQL Server
2 6 (8.33%) MySQL
3 4 (5.56%) MariaDB
4 3 (4.17%) SQL Server 2005
5 2 (2.78%) SQL Server 2008
6 1 (1.39%) Power BI
6 1 (1.39%) RDBMS
6 1 (1.39%) Relational Database
6 1 (1.39%) Spotfire
6 1 (1.39%) SQL Server 2012
6 1 (1.39%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 3 (4.17%) Visual Studio
2 2 (2.78%) Maven
2 2 (2.78%) Selenium
3 1 (1.39%) AccuRev
3 1 (1.39%) Dreamweaver
3 1 (1.39%) JIRA
General
1 10 (13.89%) Retail
2 5 (6.94%) Finance
3 4 (5.56%) Marketing
4 3 (4.17%) Electronics
5 2 (2.78%) Automotive
5 2 (2.78%) Manufacturing
6 1 (1.39%) Advertising
6 1 (1.39%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 32 (44.44%) Developer
2 12 (16.67%) .NET Developer
3 10 (13.89%) Analyst
3 10 (13.89%) Systems Engineer
4 7 (9.72%) C# Developer
4 7 (9.72%) Electrical Engineer
4 7 (9.72%) Full Stack Developer
4 7 (9.72%) Junior
4 7 (9.72%) Principal Engineer
4 7 (9.72%) Principal Systems Engineer
5 6 (8.33%) Web Developer
6 5 (6.94%) IT Manager
6 5 (6.94%) Junior Developer
6 5 (6.94%) Systems Analyst
7 4 (5.56%) DBA
7 4 (5.56%) IT Services Manager
7 4 (5.56%) MySQL DBA
7 4 (5.56%) MySQL Developer
7 4 (5.56%) Service Desk Manager
7 4 (5.56%) Technical Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 24 (33.33%) HTML
2 22 (30.56%) .NET
2 22 (30.56%) CSS
3 18 (25.00%) ASP.NET
4 12 (16.67%) ASP.NET Web Forms
5 9 (12.50%) ASP.NET Web API
6 7 (9.72%) jQuery
7 5 (6.94%) ASP.NET MVC
8 4 (5.56%) Ajax
8 4 (5.56%) AngularJS
8 4 (5.56%) XML
9 3 (4.17%) CSS3
9 3 (4.17%) HTML5
9 3 (4.17%) RESTful
9 3 (4.17%) SOAP
9 3 (4.17%) WCF
9 3 (4.17%) Web Services
9 3 (4.17%) XHTML
9 3 (4.17%) XSLT
10 2 (2.78%) Ext JS
Miscellaneous
1 14 (19.44%) Computer Science
2 8 (11.11%) Analytical Skills
3 4 (5.56%) Clustering
3 4 (5.56%) Replication
4 3 (4.17%) Greenfield Project
4 3 (4.17%) Self-Motivation
5 2 (2.78%) Graphic Design
5 2 (2.78%) Oculus Rift
5 2 (2.78%) User Experience
5 2 (2.78%) Xbox
6 1 (1.39%) Data Centre
6 1 (1.39%) Driving Licence
6 1 (1.39%) Embedded Systems
6 1 (1.39%) FMCG
6 1 (1.39%) SCADA
6 1 (1.39%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 9 (12.50%) Windows
2 5 (6.94%) Linux
3 4 (5.56%) Android
3 4 (5.56%) CentOS
4 2 (2.78%) Apple iOS
4 2 (2.78%) Unix
4 2 (2.78%) Windows Server 2003
5 1 (1.39%) Windows 8
5 1 (1.39%) Windows Server
5 1 (1.39%) Windows Server 2012
5 1 (1.39%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (27.78%) MVC
2 9 (12.50%) ITIL
3 8 (11.11%) Analytics
4 7 (9.72%) Web Development
5 6 (8.33%) Agile Software Development
5 6 (8.33%) Mathematics
5 6 (8.33%) Project Management
6 5 (6.94%) Continuous Improvement
6 5 (6.94%) PRINCE2
6 5 (6.94%) Problem-Solving
6 5 (6.94%) Supplier Management
7 4 (5.56%) Business Intelligence
7 4 (5.56%) High Availability
7 4 (5.56%) Software Engineering
8 3 (4.17%) CRM
8 3 (4.17%) Mobile First
8 3 (4.17%) Responsive Web Design
8 3 (4.17%) SDLC
8 3 (4.17%) TOGAF
8 3 (4.17%) Web Design
Programming Languages
1 23 (31.94%) JavaScript
2 22 (30.56%) C#
3 17 (23.61%) SQL
4 10 (13.89%) VB
5 6 (8.33%) T-SQL
6 5 (6.94%) VB.NET
7 4 (5.56%) Java
7 4 (5.56%) PHP
8 3 (4.17%) C
8 3 (4.17%) XPath
9 2 (2.78%) Go
9 2 (2.78%) MATLAB
9 2 (2.78%) Perl
9 2 (2.78%) Python
9 2 (2.78%) Ruby
10 1 (1.39%) C++
10 1 (1.39%) PL/SQL
10 1 (1.39%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 14 (19.44%) Computer Science Degree
2 7 (9.72%) HND
3 5 (6.94%) ISEB
4 4 (5.56%) Microsoft Certification
5 2 (2.78%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 2 (2.78%) MCITP
6 1 (1.39%) HNC
6 1 (1.39%) ITIL Certification
6 1 (1.39%) Numerate Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (11.11%) SLA
2 3 (4.17%) PCI DSS
3 2 (2.78%) QA
4 1 (1.39%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 2 (2.78%) Active Directory
1 2 (2.78%) Docker
Systems Management
1 4 (5.56%) Galera Cluster
2 2 (2.78%) Kubernetes
2 2 (2.78%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 15 (20.83%) Microsoft
2 6 (8.33%) Google
3 5 (6.94%) Kronos
3 5 (6.94%) Northgate
4 4 (5.56%) Red Hat
5 2 (2.78%) VMware
5 2 (2.78%) Zend
6 1 (1.39%) Adobe
6 1 (1.39%) Avaya
6 1 (1.39%) Oracle
6 1 (1.39%) SAP
6 1 (1.39%) TIBCO