The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in the West Midlands with a requirement for Degree qualifications. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered over the 3 months to 29 June 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Academic Degree
England > West Midlands
3 months to
29 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 19 15 18
Rank change year-on-year -4 +3  
Permanent jobs citing Degree 488 650 566
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 9.51% 10.55% 9.80%
As % of the Qualifications category 39.84% 40.42% 37.66%
Number of salaries quoted 448 538 485
West Midlands median annual salary £32,500 £35,000 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -7.14% -  
10th Percentile £22,000 £22,000 £22,500
90th Percentile £55,000 £62,500 £52,800
England median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000

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 the West Midlands.

Academic & Professional Certification
West Midlands
Permanent job vacancies requiring academic qualifications or professional certifications 1225 1608 1503
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the West Midlands 23.88% 26.11% 26.03%
Number of salaries quoted 2543 2460 2792
West Midlands median annual salary £42,500 £40,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.25% -5.88%  
10th Percentile £26,250 £22,500 £25,763
90th Percentile £63,500 £70,000 £71,250
England median annual salary £46,750 £47,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year -1.57% +5.55%  

Degree
Job Vacancy Trend in the West Midlands

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

Job vacancy trend for Degree in the West Midlands

Degree
Salary Trend in the West Midlands

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

Salary trend for Degree in the West Midlands

Degree
Salary Histogram in the West Midlands

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Degree in the West Midlands over the 3 months to 29 June 2017.

Salary histogram for Degree in the West Midlands

Degree
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 Degree within the West Midlands region over the 3 months to 29 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
Birmingham -3 164 £35,000 +7.69% 31
Coventry -7 96 £30,000 -7.69% 8
Warwickshire -13 67 £35,000 -21.34% 12
Staffordshire +3 52 £27,500 +5.76% 7
Worcestershire +9 36 £35,000 +16.66% 2
Shropshire -2 17 £47,500 +33.80%
Wolverhampton -3 12 £32,500 -7.14%
Solihull -20 11 £29,000 -55.38% 4
Halesowen - 8 £35,000 - 1
Herefordshire -2 7 £37,500 +50.00% 4
Sutton Coldfield -4 1 £28,500 +22.58%
Degree
England

For the 6 months to 29 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 West Midlands region with a requirement for Degree.

1 298 (30.82%) Computer Science
2 218 (22.54%) C#
3 212 (21.92%) Computer Science Degree
4 205 (21.20%) SQL
4 205 (21.20%) .NET
5 194 (20.06%) Agile Software Development
6 191 (19.75%) Microsoft
7 190 (19.65%) SQL Server
8 182 (18.82%) HTML
9 174 (17.99%) Software Engineering
10 164 (16.96%) CSS
11 159 (16.44%) JavaScript
12 122 (12.62%) ITIL
13 118 (12.20%) MVC
14 115 (11.89%) Finance
15 114 (11.79%) ASP.NET
16 113 (11.69%) Java
17 109 (11.27%) Project Management
18 108 (11.17%) Analytical Skills
19 104 (10.75%) Windows
20 102 (10.55%) Mathematics
21 96 (9.93%) Web Development
22 92 (9.51%) Linux
23 91 (9.41%) C++
24 81 (8.38%) Oracle
24 81 (8.38%) Data Centre
25 77 (7.96%) SDLC
26 75 (7.76%) jQuery
27 71 (7.34%) Microsoft Azure
28 69 (7.14%) Python

Degree
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 27 (2.79%) IIS
2 20 (2.07%) SharePoint
3 16 (1.65%) CMS
4 14 (1.45%) Drupal
5 12 (1.24%) MS Exchange
5 12 (1.24%) SAS
6 11 (1.14%) EPiServer
6 11 (1.14%) WordPress
7 10 (1.03%) Sitecore CMS
8 9 (0.93%) ArcGIS
8 9 (0.93%) Elasticsearch
9 8 (0.83%) Apache Spark
9 8 (0.83%) Umbraco
10 6 (0.62%) JBoss
11 5 (0.52%) BizTalk Server
11 5 (0.52%) Oracle Workflow
12 3 (0.31%) Apache
12 3 (0.31%) GlassFish
12 3 (0.31%) OpenEdge
12 3 (0.31%) Tomcat
Applications
1 53 (5.48%) Microsoft Office
2 52 (5.38%) Microsoft Excel
3 14 (1.45%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 13 (1.34%) Microsoft Project
5 10 (1.03%) Spreadsheet
6 7 (0.72%) Adobe Illustrator
6 7 (0.72%) Maple
7 6 (0.62%) Acrobat
7 6 (0.62%) PaintShop Pro
7 6 (0.62%) SOLIDWORKS
8 5 (0.52%) Photoshop
9 3 (0.31%) Autodesk Inventor
9 3 (0.31%) MS Visio
10 1 (0.10%) Camtasia
10 1 (0.10%) PTC Creo
10 1 (0.10%) Siemens NX
10 1 (0.10%) Simulink
10 1 (0.10%) SPSS
10 1 (0.10%) UserZoom
10 1 (0.10%) Windchill
Business Applications
1 8 (0.83%) Dynamics CRM
2 7 (0.72%) Dynamics AX
2 7 (0.72%) Magento
3 6 (0.62%) SAP CO
3 6 (0.62%) SAP MM
4 5 (0.52%) Oracle BPM
4 5 (0.52%) Sentinel
5 4 (0.41%) assyst
5 4 (0.41%) Cognos TM1
5 4 (0.41%) SAP Business One
6 3 (0.31%) SAP FI
6 3 (0.31%) SAP FI/CO
6 3 (0.31%) SAP HCM
7 2 (0.21%) Cognos Business Intelligence
7 2 (0.21%) Infor M3
7 2 (0.21%) JDE EnterpriseOne
7 2 (0.21%) NetSuite
7 2 (0.21%) Remedy ITSM
7 2 (0.21%) SAP HR
7 2 (0.21%) WebTrends
Cloud Services
1 71 (7.34%) Microsoft Azure
2 49 (5.07%) Amazon AWS
3 30 (3.10%) SaaS
4 19 (1.96%) Amazon EC2
5 14 (1.45%) Office 365
6 13 (1.34%) PaaS
7 12 (1.24%) IaaS
8 6 (0.62%) GitHub
9 4 (0.41%) G Suite
9 4 (0.41%) Slack
10 3 (0.31%) Amazon CloudSearch
10 3 (0.31%) Amazon ElastiCache
10 3 (0.31%) Amazon SQS
11 2 (0.21%) Amazon S3
11 2 (0.21%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
11 2 (0.21%) BrowserStack
11 2 (0.21%) Cloud Computing
11 2 (0.21%) CloudFront
11 2 (0.21%) Force.com
11 2 (0.21%) SuccessFactors
Communications & Networking
1 58 (6.00%) Firewall
2 50 (5.17%) WAN
3 39 (4.03%) LAN
4 28 (2.90%) VPN
5 24 (2.48%) DNS
6 23 (2.38%) Internet
7 20 (2.07%) HTTP
7 20 (2.07%) Network Security
7 20 (2.07%) TCP/IP
8 17 (1.76%) OSPF
9 15 (1.55%) DHCP
10 14 (1.45%) SAN
11 12 (1.24%) VLAN
11 12 (1.24%) Wireless
12 10 (1.03%) 802.11
13 9 (0.93%) Skype
14 7 (0.72%) SNMP
15 6 (0.62%) Cisco ASA
15 6 (0.62%) MPLS
15 6 (0.62%) NAS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 190 (19.65%) SQL Server
2 56 (5.79%) MySQL
3 27 (2.79%) Big Data
4 24 (2.48%) Relational Database
5 23 (2.38%) NoSQL
6 22 (2.28%) MongoDB
7 19 (1.96%) Data Warehouse
8 18 (1.86%) Oracle Database
9 16 (1.65%) SQL Server Reporting Services
10 15 (1.55%) DB2
10 15 (1.55%) SQL Server Integration Services
11 12 (1.24%) SQL Server 2012
12 10 (1.03%) Data Mining
12 10 (1.03%) Power BI
12 10 (1.03%) SQL Server Analysis Services
13 9 (0.93%) Hadoop
13 9 (0.93%) RDBMS
13 9 (0.93%) SQL Server 2008
14 8 (0.83%) BusinessObjects
14 8 (0.83%) GIS
Development Applications
1 52 (5.38%) Git (software)
2 40 (4.14%) Visual Studio
3 21 (2.17%) JIRA
4 17 (1.76%) JUnit
5 12 (1.24%) Jenkins
6 10 (1.03%) Clang
6 10 (1.03%) git-flow
7 8 (0.83%) Selenium
8 7 (0.72%) Cucumber
8 7 (0.72%) LabVIEW
8 7 (0.72%) LSMW
8 7 (0.72%) Team Foundation Server
9 6 (0.62%) WebDriver
10 5 (0.52%) JBehave
10 5 (0.52%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
10 5 (0.52%) Subversion
11 4 (0.41%) Atlassian Bamboo
11 4 (0.41%) CA Gen
11 4 (0.41%) Maven
12 3 (0.31%) Hudson
General
1 115 (11.89%) Finance
2 68 (7.03%) Retail
3 64 (6.62%) Manufacturing
4 59 (6.10%) Electronics
5 55 (5.69%) Marketing
6 52 (5.38%) Automotive
7 27 (2.79%) Games
8 22 (2.28%) Publishing
9 20 (2.07%) Banking
10 15 (1.55%) Pharmaceutical
11 13 (1.34%) Legal
12 11 (1.14%) Advertising
13 10 (1.03%) Telecoms
14 6 (0.62%) French Language
14 6 (0.62%) German Language
15 5 (0.52%) Billing
16 4 (0.41%) Spanish Language
17 3 (0.31%) Danish Language
17 3 (0.31%) Dutch Language
17 3 (0.31%) Swedish Language
Job Titles
1 311 (32.16%) Developer
2 158 (16.34%) Analyst
3 117 (12.10%) Junior
4 116 (12.00%) Graduate
5 88 (9.10%) C# Developer
6 83 (8.58%) Junior Developer
7 73 (7.55%) Graduate Developer
8 68 (7.03%) Software Developer
9 64 (6.62%) Architect
10 60 (6.20%) .NET Developer
11 51 (5.27%) Software Engineer
12 43 (4.45%) Junior C# Developer
13 42 (4.34%) PHP Developer
14 41 (4.24%) Business Analyst
15 40 (4.14%) C# .NET Developer
16 35 (3.62%) Solutions Architect
17 34 (3.52%) Java Developer
17 34 (3.52%) Senior Developer
18 33 (3.41%) Tester
19 32 (3.31%) Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 205 (21.20%) .NET
2 182 (18.82%) HTML
3 164 (16.96%) CSS
4 114 (11.79%) ASP.NET
5 75 (7.76%) jQuery
6 56 (5.79%) ASP.NET MVC
7 51 (5.27%) Web Services
8 45 (4.65%) AngularJS
8 45 (4.65%) XML
9 40 (4.14%) HTML5
10 26 (2.69%) REST
11 25 (2.59%) .NET Framework
12 24 (2.48%) ASP.NET Web Forms
12 24 (2.48%) J2EE
12 24 (2.48%) SOAP
13 21 (2.17%) RESTful
14 20 (2.07%) Hibernate
15 19 (1.96%) Ajax
16 18 (1.86%) CSS3
16 18 (1.86%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 298 (30.82%) Computer Science
2 108 (11.17%) Analytical Skills
3 81 (8.38%) Data Centre
4 61 (6.31%) Management Information System
5 38 (3.93%) User Experience
6 32 (3.31%) Mobile App
7 28 (2.90%) Driving Licence
8 23 (2.38%) Algorithms
9 20 (2.07%) Enterprise Software
10 14 (1.45%) Mobile Games
11 13 (1.34%) Security Operations Centre
12 12 (1.24%) CMDB
12 12 (1.24%) SCADA
13 11 (1.14%) Greenfield Project
14 10 (1.03%) Life Science
14 10 (1.03%) Public Cloud
14 10 (1.03%) SystemC
15 9 (0.93%) Embedded Systems
15 9 (0.93%) Graphic Design
16 8 (0.83%) Cyberthreat
Operating Systems
1 104 (10.75%) Windows
2 92 (9.51%) Linux
3 26 (2.69%) Apple iOS
4 24 (2.48%) Windows 7
4 24 (2.48%) Windows Server
5 23 (2.38%) Windows 10
6 22 (2.28%) Android
7 21 (2.17%) Unix
8 12 (1.24%) Windows 8
8 12 (1.24%) Windows Server 2008
9 10 (1.03%) Windows Vista
10 7 (0.72%) Windows Server 2012
11 6 (0.62%) Windows Server 2003
12 4 (0.41%) Embedded Linux
12 4 (0.41%) VyOS
13 3 (0.31%) Solaris
13 3 (0.31%) Windows Phone
14 2 (0.21%) Windows XP
15 1 (0.10%) SUSE
15 1 (0.10%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 194 (20.06%) Agile Software Development
2 174 (17.99%) Software Engineering
3 122 (12.62%) ITIL
4 118 (12.20%) MVC
5 109 (11.27%) Project Management
6 102 (10.55%) Mathematics
7 96 (9.93%) Web Development
8 77 (7.96%) SDLC
9 62 (6.41%) OO
10 57 (5.89%) Presales
10 57 (5.89%) Test Automation
11 56 (5.79%) Mentoring
12 55 (5.69%) Business Intelligence
13 54 (5.58%) TDD
14 53 (5.48%) Continuous Improvement
14 53 (5.48%) PRINCE2
15 50 (5.17%) Scrum
16 48 (4.96%) Service Delivery
17 44 (4.55%) E-Commerce
18 42 (4.34%) OOP
Programming Languages
1 218 (22.54%) C#
2 205 (21.20%) SQL
3 159 (16.44%) JavaScript
4 113 (11.69%) Java
5 91 (9.41%) C++
6 69 (7.14%) Python
7 54 (5.58%) PHP
8 41 (4.24%) C
9 35 (3.62%) T-SQL
10 25 (2.59%) VB
10 25 (2.59%) VB.NET
11 20 (2.07%) R
12 17 (1.76%) PowerShell
13 16 (1.65%) Bash Shell
14 15 (1.55%) Embedded C
14 15 (1.55%) MATLAB
15 12 (1.24%) Objective-C
16 8 (0.83%) ABAP
17 7 (0.72%) Embedded C++
17 7 (0.72%) VBA
Qualifications
1 212 (21.92%) Computer Science Degree
2 64 (6.62%) Microsoft Certification
3 39 (4.03%) ISEB
4 38 (3.93%) Master's Degree
5 35 (3.62%) HND
6 32 (3.31%) CCNA
6 32 (3.31%) Cisco Certification
7 31 (3.21%) PhD
8 30 (3.10%) ITIL Certification
9 29 (3.00%) MCP
9 29 (3.00%) MCSE
9 29 (3.00%) Security Cleared
10 26 (2.69%) SC Cleared
11 22 (2.28%) PMI Certification
12 19 (1.96%) PMP
13 18 (1.86%) GNVQ
14 17 (1.76%) Numerate Degree
15 16 (1.65%) CEH
16 15 (1.55%) CISSP
16 15 (1.55%) GIAC
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 55 (5.69%) QA
2 46 (4.76%) SLA
3 20 (2.07%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 19 (1.96%) PMO
5 10 (1.03%) Data Quality
6 9 (0.93%) PCI DSS
7 4 (0.41%) ISO 9001
7 4 (0.41%) P3O
8 3 (0.31%) Def Stans
8 3 (0.31%) DO-178B
8 3 (0.31%) DO-254
9 2 (0.21%) COBIT
9 2 (0.21%) Cyber Essentials
9 2 (0.21%) ISO 26262
9 2 (0.21%) ISO 9000
9 2 (0.21%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
9 2 (0.21%) MISRA
10 1 (0.10%) GPG13
10 1 (0.10%) ISO 13485
10 1 (0.10%) NEBOSH
System Software
1 45 (4.65%) VMware Infrastructure
2 38 (3.93%) Active Directory
3 29 (3.00%) Firmware
4 15 (1.55%) Snort
4 15 (1.55%) Virtual Machines
5 10 (1.03%) Docker
6 9 (0.93%) VMware ESXi
7 7 (0.72%) Hyper-V
8 4 (0.41%) VMware Workstation
9 2 (0.21%) Xen
10 1 (0.10%) ProxySG
10 1 (0.10%) vCloud
10 1 (0.10%) Virtual Desktop
10 1 (0.10%) vSphere
10 1 (0.10%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 12 (1.24%) SCVMM
2 11 (1.14%) Host Intrusion Detection System
2 11 (1.14%) Network Intrusion Detection System
3 9 (0.93%) SCCM
4 8 (0.83%) Opscode Chef
5 5 (0.52%) Failover Clustering
5 5 (0.52%) Microsoft Clustering
5 5 (0.52%) Puppet
6 4 (0.41%) AirWatch
6 4 (0.41%) RSA enVision
7 3 (0.31%) vCenter Server
8 2 (0.21%) Ansible
8 2 (0.21%) Graphite
8 2 (0.21%) HP Data Protector
8 2 (0.21%) Kibana
8 2 (0.21%) Kubernetes
8 2 (0.21%) logstash
8 2 (0.21%) NetBackup
8 2 (0.21%) Oracle ZFS
8 2 (0.21%) Tivoli Storage Manager
Vendors
1 191 (19.75%) Microsoft
2 81 (8.38%) Oracle
3 60 (6.20%) VMware
4 53 (5.48%) Cisco
5 47 (4.86%) SAP
6 43 (4.45%) HP
7 35 (3.62%) CheckPoint
8 33 (3.41%) IBM
9 20 (2.07%) Fortinet
10 19 (1.96%) Citrix
10 19 (1.96%) EMC
11 18 (1.86%) Juniper
12 16 (1.65%) NetApp
13 15 (1.55%) Tableau
14 12 (1.24%) BMC
14 12 (1.24%) ServiceNow
15 11 (1.14%) Adobe
16 10 (1.03%) Sitecore
17 8 (0.83%) Cognos
17 8 (0.83%) Google
Coventry, West Midlands (County)
Reed Technology
Posted: 6 hours ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Give-A-Grad-A-Go Ltd
Salary: £22,000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Warwickshire
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £50000 per annum, Benefits Excellent Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Ascent People Ltd
Salary: £30000 per annum
Posted: 3 hours ago
Coventry, West Midlands (County)
Computer People
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: UKP 75000 per year
Posted: Yesterday
Stratford-Upon-Avon, Warwickshire
Enable
Salary: £32,000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Alcester, Warwickshire
Big Red Recruitment
Salary: £27000 - £40000 per annum + 4 day working week
Posted: 2 days ago
Warwickshire
Redrock Consulting Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Lichfield, Staffordshire
Spring Technology
Posted: 3 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Mane Contract Services Limited
Posted: 2 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
FT Select
Salary: Unspecified salary - competitive with car allowance and benefits
Posted: 1 hour ago
Herefordshire
Redrock Consulting Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Senitor Associates
Salary: £20000 - £25000 per annum + pension, 25 days hol etc
Posted: Yesterday
West Midlands
Online Resourcing
Salary: Salary negotiable plus car and broad ranging benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Dawson & Walsh
Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Kingfisher Consultancy
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Mane Contract Services Limited
Posted: 3 days ago
Solihull, West Midlands (County)
Burns Sheehan
Salary: £30000.00 - £45000.00 per annum + Bonus
Posted: 2 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £70,000 - £90,000 + a strong package
Posted: Yesterday
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
FIS Global
Salary: Up to £50,000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Coventry, West Midlands (County)
Redrock Consulting Ltd
Salary: £22000.00 - £28000.00 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Premier Group Recruitment
Salary: £0.00 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Testing Circle Ltd
Salary: £18000.00 - £21000.00 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Pimlico Banks Recruitment
Salary: £very competitive
Posted: 5 days ago
Ross-On-Wye, Herefordshire
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: Excellent Salary + Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Stafford, Staffordshire
networx
Salary: Competitive Salary
Posted: 2 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Premier Group Recruitment
Salary: £0.00 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Blues Point Ltd
Salary: Up to £40,000 per annum + 25 days hols, excellent benefits
Posted: 2 days ago