Period
to 23 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Stoke-on-Trent with a requirement for Degree qualifications. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered over the 6 months to 23 November 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Academic Degree
Staffordshire > Stoke-on-Trent
6 months to
23 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 17 31 12
Rank change year-on-year +14 -19 +10
Permanent jobs citing Degree 43 45 62
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Stoke-on-Trent 10.94% 8.24% 15.20%
As % of the Qualifications category 61.43% 55.56% 77.50%
Number of salaries quoted 42 43 56
Stoke-on-Trent median annual salary £25,500 £30,000 £34,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -15.00% -13.04% +25.45%
10th Percentile £19,450 £22,000 £23,500
90th Percentile £52,000 £49,750 £47,500
Staffordshire median annual salary £30,000 £32,000 £37,250
% change year-on-year -6.25% -14.09% +6.43%

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 Stoke-on-Trent with a requirement for academic qualifications or professional certifications.

All Academic and Professional Certifications
Stoke-on-Trent
Permanent vacancies requiring academic qualifications or professional certifications 70 81 80
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Stoke-on-Trent 17.81% 14.84% 19.61%
Number of salaries quoted 67 74 70
Stoke-on-Trent median annual salary £26,500 £32,500 £30,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -18.46% +8.33% +5.26%
10th Percentile £18,900 £22,000 £23,500
90th Percentile £50,500 £53,750 £46,500
Staffordshire median annual salary £33,000 £37,500 £32,500
% change year-on-year -12.00% +15.38% -7.14%

Degree
Job Vacancy Trend in Stoke-on-Trent

Job postings citing Degree as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Stoke-on-Trent.

Job vacancy trend for Degree in Stoke-on-Trent

Degree
Salary Trend in Stoke-on-Trent

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Degree in Stoke-on-Trent.

Salary trend for Degree in Stoke-on-Trent

Degree
Salary Histogram in Stoke-on-Trent

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Degree in Stoke-on-Trent over the 6 months to 23 November 2017.

Salary histogram for Degree in Stoke-on-Trent

For the 6 months to 23 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 Stoke-on-Trent region with a requirement for Degree.

1 21 (48.84%) SQL
2 19 (44.19%) SQL Server
3 18 (41.86%) .NET
4 17 (39.53%) C#
5 16 (37.21%) Computer Science
6 15 (34.88%) QA
6 15 (34.88%) Mathematics
6 15 (34.88%) SDLC
7 14 (32.56%) Microsoft
8 13 (30.23%) Software Testing
9 12 (27.91%) Software Engineering
10 11 (25.58%) Physics
10 11 (25.58%) Test Automation
10 11 (25.58%) ASP.NET
10 11 (25.58%) Computer Science Degree
11 10 (23.26%) SQL Server 2008
11 10 (23.26%) User Acceptance Testing
12 9 (20.93%) Regression Testing
12 9 (20.93%) Black-Box Testing
12 9 (20.93%) Test Planning
13 8 (18.60%) C++
13 8 (18.60%) Windows
13 8 (18.60%) ISEB
14 7 (16.28%) Microsoft Certification
14 7 (16.28%) Microsoft Office
14 7 (16.28%) Test Scripting
14 7 (16.28%) Risk Assessment
14 7 (16.28%) Test Strategy
14 7 (16.28%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
15 6 (13.95%) Analytical Skills

Degree
Co-occurring IT Skills in Stoke-on-Trent 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 (4.65%) WordPress
2 1 (2.33%) IIS
Applications
1 7 (16.28%) Microsoft Office
2 5 (11.63%) Microsoft Excel
2 5 (11.63%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 1 (2.33%) Photoshop
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.33%) Google Analytics
1 1 (2.33%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 4 (9.30%) TCP/IP
2 2 (4.65%) Internet
2 2 (4.65%) SMS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 19 (44.19%) SQL Server
2 10 (23.26%) SQL Server 2008
3 5 (11.63%) SQL Server 2012
4 3 (6.98%) Riak
4 3 (6.98%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 2 (4.65%) SQL Server 2016
6 1 (2.33%) RDBMS
6 1 (2.33%) Relational Database
6 1 (2.33%) SQL Server 2005
6 1 (2.33%) SQL Server 2014
Development Applications
1 1 (2.33%) AccuRev
1 1 (2.33%) JIRA
1 1 (2.33%) Visual Studio
General
1 5 (11.63%) Electronics
1 5 (11.63%) Retail
2 3 (6.98%) Finance
3 2 (4.65%) Manufacturing
3 2 (4.65%) Marketing
3 2 (4.65%) Publishing
4 1 (2.33%) Legal
4 1 (2.33%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 13 (30.23%) Graduate
2 10 (23.26%) Developer
3 9 (20.93%) Software Engineer
3 9 (20.93%) Tester
4 7 (16.28%) Graduate Software Engineer
5 6 (13.95%) Software Tester
6 4 (9.30%) .NET Developer
6 4 (9.30%) 1st Line Engineer
6 4 (9.30%) 1st Line Support
6 4 (9.30%) 1st Line Support Engineer
6 4 (9.30%) Graduate Developer
6 4 (9.30%) Support Engineer
7 3 (6.98%) ASP.NET Developer
7 3 (6.98%) Junior
7 3 (6.98%) QA Tester
8 2 (4.65%) C# Developer
8 2 (4.65%) Desktop Engineer
8 2 (4.65%) Desktop Support Engineer
8 2 (4.65%) SQL DBA
8 2 (4.65%) SQL Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 18 (41.86%) .NET
2 11 (25.58%) ASP.NET
3 5 (11.63%) CSS
4 4 (9.30%) HTML
5 3 (6.98%) CSS3
5 3 (6.98%) HTML5
5 3 (6.98%) REST
6 2 (4.65%) AngularJS
6 2 (4.65%) Apache Cordova
6 2 (4.65%) ASP.NET MVC
6 2 (4.65%) jQuery
6 2 (4.65%) Middleware
6 2 (4.65%) PhoneGap
6 2 (4.65%) Twitter Bootstrap
7 1 (2.33%) Ajax
7 1 (2.33%) SOAP
7 1 (2.33%) WCF
7 1 (2.33%) Web Services
7 1 (2.33%) XML
7 1 (2.33%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 16 (37.21%) Computer Science
2 6 (13.95%) Analytical Skills
3 5 (11.63%) Enterprise Software
4 4 (9.30%) Management Information System
5 2 (4.65%) Life Science
5 2 (4.65%) Mobile App
5 2 (4.65%) Social Media
6 1 (2.33%) N-Tier
6 1 (2.33%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 8 (18.60%) Windows
2 4 (9.30%) Windows 7
2 4 (9.30%) Windows 8
2 4 (9.30%) Windows XP
3 2 (4.65%) Android
3 2 (4.65%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (34.88%) Mathematics
1 15 (34.88%) SDLC
2 13 (30.23%) Software Testing
3 12 (27.91%) Software Engineering
4 11 (25.58%) Physics
4 11 (25.58%) Test Automation
5 10 (23.26%) User Acceptance Testing
6 9 (20.93%) Black-Box Testing
6 9 (20.93%) Regression Testing
6 9 (20.93%) Test Planning
7 7 (16.28%) Risk Assessment
7 7 (16.28%) Test Scripting
7 7 (16.28%) Test Strategy
8 6 (13.95%) Agile Software Development
8 6 (13.95%) E-Commerce
8 6 (13.95%) OO
8 6 (13.95%) OOP
8 6 (13.95%) Performance Analysis
9 5 (11.63%) Web Development
10 3 (6.98%) MVC
Programming Languages
1 21 (48.84%) SQL
2 17 (39.53%) C#
3 8 (18.60%) C++
4 6 (13.95%) JavaScript
5 4 (9.30%) C
5 4 (9.30%) T-SQL
6 2 (4.65%) Java
7 1 (2.33%) TypeScript
7 1 (2.33%) VB.NET
7 1 (2.33%) XPath
Qualifications
1 11 (25.58%) Computer Science Degree
2 8 (18.60%) ISEB
3 7 (16.28%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 7 (16.28%) Microsoft Certification
4 1 (2.33%) CISA
4 1 (2.33%) CISSP
4 1 (2.33%) CNE
4 1 (2.33%) CompTIA Security+
4 1 (2.33%) MCSE
4 1 (2.33%) Novell Certification
4 1 (2.33%) Security+ Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 15 (34.88%) QA
2 1 (2.33%) HIPAA
2 1 (2.33%) PCI DSS
2 1 (2.33%) Sarbanes-Oxley
2 1 (2.33%) SSAE 16
Vendors
1 14 (32.56%) Microsoft
2 2 (4.65%) Xamarin
3 1 (2.33%) Google