Period
to 14 August 2018

The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Data Structures in permanent job vacancies advertised in the West Midlands. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited Data Structures over the 6 months to 14 August 2018 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Data Structures
England > West Midlands
6 months to
14 Aug 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 272 230 296
Rank change year-on-year -42 +66 -16
Permanent jobs citing Data Structures 27 100 47
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 0.30% 1.00% 0.39%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.74% 2.47% 1.01%
Number of salaries quoted 27 98 35
West Midlands median annual salary £45,000 £35,000 £60,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +28.57% -41.67% +41.18%
10th Percentile £29,400 £19,750 £32,250
90th Percentile £70,250 £53,625 £71,250
England median annual salary £60,000 £55,000 £60,000
% change year-on-year +9.09% -8.33% +9.09%

Data Structures is in the Generic IT Skills category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies advertised in the West Midlands with a requirement for generic IT skills.

All Generic IT Skills
West Midlands
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for generic IT skills 3,650 4,041 4,665
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 40.28% 40.30% 38.64%
Number of salaries quoted 2,599 3,243 3,406
West Midlands median annual salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.25% - +1.27%
10th Percentile £23,957 £24,250 £22,500
90th Percentile £67,500 £60,000 £65,000
England median annual salary £52,500 £50,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year +5.00% - +5.26%

Data Structures
Job Vacancy Trend in the West Midlands

Job postings citing Data Structures as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands.

Job vacancy trend for Data Structures in the West Midlands

Data Structures
Salary Trend in the West Midlands

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Data Structures in the West Midlands.

Salary trend for Data Structures in the West Midlands

Data Structures
Salary Histogram in the West Midlands

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Data Structures in the West Midlands over the 6 months to 14 August 2018.

Salary histogram for Data Structures in the West Midlands

Data Structures
Job Locations in the West Midlands

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Data Structures within the West Midlands region over the 6 months to 14 August 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
Birmingham +5 10 £47,500 +26.67% 2
Staffordshire -27 6 £33,500 -4.29% 2
Solihull +5 5 £67,500 +103.01% 1
Coventry +8 2 £60,000 +26.32% 3
Warwickshire +20 1 £42,000 -1.18%
Dudley -17 1 £47,500 -13.64%
Shropshire - 1 £40,000 - 1
Data Structures
England

For the 6 months to 14 August 2018, IT jobs citing Data Structures 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 West Midlands region with a requirement for Data Structures.

1 15 (55.56%) Agile Software Development
2 14 (51.85%) SQL
3 12 (44.44%) Algorithms
4 11 (40.74%) JavaScript
4 11 (40.74%) SQL Server
5 10 (37.04%) MySQL
6 7 (25.93%) C#
7 6 (22.22%) Java
7 6 (22.22%) Business Intelligence
7 6 (22.22%) Scrum
7 6 (22.22%) QA
7 6 (22.22%) Git (software)
7 6 (22.22%) NoSQL
8 5 (18.52%) HTML5
8 5 (18.52%) Confluence
8 5 (18.52%) CSS3
8 5 (18.52%) GitHub
8 5 (18.52%) Jenkins
8 5 (18.52%) Issue Tracking
8 5 (18.52%) Computer Science
8 5 (18.52%) JIRA
8 5 (18.52%) Atlassian
8 5 (18.52%) Multithreading
8 5 (18.52%) Project Management
8 5 (18.52%) Data Security
8 5 (18.52%) HTML
8 5 (18.52%) Microsoft Office
8 5 (18.52%) CSS
8 5 (18.52%) CRM
9 4 (14.81%) E-Commerce

Data Structures
Co-occurring IT Skills in the West Midlands 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 5 (18.52%) Confluence
2 2 (7.41%) Apache
2 2 (7.41%) nginx
2 2 (7.41%) SAS
3 1 (3.70%) Apache Spark
3 1 (3.70%) Elasticsearch
Applications
1 5 (18.52%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 1 (3.70%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 5 (18.52%) GitHub
2 4 (14.81%) BrowserStack
2 4 (14.81%) Microsoft Azure
3 3 (11.11%) Amazon AWS
4 2 (7.41%) DigitalOcean
5 1 (3.70%) Amazon EC2
5 1 (3.70%) Amazon S3
5 1 (3.70%) AWS CloudFormation
5 1 (3.70%) iTunes
Communications & Networking
1 3 (11.11%) HTTP
2 1 (3.70%) ASN.1
2 1 (3.70%) Firewall
2 1 (3.70%) MQTT
2 1 (3.70%) SMS
2 1 (3.70%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (40.74%) SQL Server
2 10 (37.04%) MySQL
3 6 (22.22%) NoSQL
4 3 (11.11%) Power BI
4 3 (11.11%) Relational Database
5 2 (7.41%) Amazon DynamoDB
5 2 (7.41%) Amazon RDS
5 2 (7.41%) DB2
5 2 (7.41%) MongoDB
5 2 (7.41%) PostgreSQL
6 1 (3.70%) Data Warehouse
6 1 (3.70%) DTS
6 1 (3.70%) OLAP
6 1 (3.70%) Oracle OLAP
6 1 (3.70%) ROLAP
6 1 (3.70%) SQL Server 2016
6 1 (3.70%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 1 (3.70%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 6 (22.22%) Git (software)
2 5 (18.52%) Jenkins
2 5 (18.52%) JIRA
3 4 (14.81%) Appium
3 4 (14.81%) Maven
3 4 (14.81%) Robot Framework
3 4 (14.81%) Robotium
3 4 (14.81%) Selenium
3 4 (14.81%) TestNG
3 4 (14.81%) Visual Studio
3 4 (14.81%) WebDriver
4 2 (7.41%) Bitbucket
4 2 (7.41%) Mercurial
4 2 (7.41%) Subversion
5 1 (3.70%) Cucumber
5 1 (3.70%) Team Foundation Server
5 1 (3.70%) Xcode
General
1 4 (14.81%) Finance
1 4 (14.81%) Marketing
2 2 (7.41%) Games
2 2 (7.41%) Retail
3 1 (3.70%) Automotive
3 1 (3.70%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 10 (37.04%) Developer
2 7 (25.93%) Architect
3 5 (18.52%) Software Engineer
4 4 (14.81%) Analyst
4 4 (14.81%) Development Engineer
4 4 (14.81%) JavaScript Developer
4 4 (14.81%) Software Development Engineer
4 4 (14.81%) Software Test Engineer
4 4 (14.81%) Test Development Engineer
4 4 (14.81%) Test Engineer
5 3 (11.11%) Enterprise Architect
5 3 (11.11%) Junior
5 3 (11.11%) PHP Developer
6 2 (7.41%) Data Analyst
6 2 (7.41%) Data Architect
6 2 (7.41%) DBA
6 2 (7.41%) Information Analyst
6 2 (7.41%) Junior Developer
6 2 (7.41%) Senior Developer
6 2 (7.41%) Senior Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (18.52%) CSS
1 5 (18.52%) CSS3
1 5 (18.52%) HTML
1 5 (18.52%) HTML5
2 3 (11.11%) .NET
2 3 (11.11%) jQuery
2 3 (11.11%) JSON
3 2 (7.41%) Laravel
3 2 (7.41%) LEMP Stack
3 2 (7.41%) Pixi.js
3 2 (7.41%) WebGL
3 2 (7.41%) WebSockets
3 2 (7.41%) XML
4 1 (3.70%) Apache Avro
4 1 (3.70%) COM
4 1 (3.70%) MDX
4 1 (3.70%) RabbitMQ
4 1 (3.70%) REST
4 1 (3.70%) SOAP
4 1 (3.70%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 12 (44.44%) Algorithms
2 5 (18.52%) Computer Science
3 3 (11.11%) Analytical Skills
4 2 (7.41%) Enterprise Software
4 2 (7.41%) User Experience
5 1 (3.70%) Mobile App
5 1 (3.70%) Self-Motivation
5 1 (3.70%) Social Media
5 1 (3.70%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 4 (14.81%) Linux
2 1 (3.70%) Android
2 1 (3.70%) Apple iOS
2 1 (3.70%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (55.56%) Agile Software Development
2 6 (22.22%) Business Intelligence
2 6 (22.22%) Scrum
3 5 (18.52%) CRM
3 5 (18.52%) Data Security
3 5 (18.52%) Issue Tracking
3 5 (18.52%) Multithreading
3 5 (18.52%) Project Management
4 4 (14.81%) Data Analysis
4 4 (14.81%) E-Commerce
4 4 (14.81%) Problem-Solving
4 4 (14.81%) Software Testing
4 4 (14.81%) Test Automation
5 3 (11.11%) B2C
5 3 (11.11%) Capacity Planning
5 3 (11.11%) Continuous Improvement
5 3 (11.11%) Decision-Making
5 3 (11.11%) Single Customer View
5 3 (11.11%) TDD
5 3 (11.11%) Technical Architecture
Programming Languages
1 14 (51.85%) SQL
2 11 (40.74%) JavaScript
3 7 (25.93%) C#
4 6 (22.22%) Java
5 4 (14.81%) PHP
6 3 (11.11%) Python
7 2 (7.41%) R
8 1 (3.70%) Java 8
8 1 (3.70%) PL/SQL
8 1 (3.70%) Ruby
8 1 (3.70%) Scala
8 1 (3.70%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 3 (11.11%) ISEB
1 3 (11.11%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
2 2 (7.41%) Degree
3 1 (3.70%) CISSP
3 1 (3.70%) Computer Science Degree
3 1 (3.70%) IIBA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (22.22%) QA
2 2 (7.41%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (3.70%) Data Quality
3 1 (3.70%) GDPR
System Software
1 1 (3.70%) Docker
Vendors
1 5 (18.52%) Atlassian
2 2 (7.41%) Apple
2 2 (7.41%) Google
2 2 (7.41%) Microsoft
2 2 (7.41%) Oracle
2 2 (7.41%) RapidMiner
2 2 (7.41%) SAP
2 2 (7.41%) Twitter
3 1 (3.70%) Cognos
3 1 (3.70%) IBM
3 1 (3.70%) JD Edwards