Degree Jobs in the West Midlands

Academic Degree
England > West Midlands

The table below provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in the West Midlands with a requirement for Degree qualifications. It includes a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered over the 6 months leading up to 21 July 2024, comparing them to the same period in the previous two years.

6 months to
21 Jul 2024
Same period 2023 Same period 2022
Rank 3 3 4
Rank change year-on-year 0 +1 +10
Permanent jobs citing Degree 1,265 1,399 1,909
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the West Midlands 17.06% 26.81% 21.75%
As % of the Qualifications category 61.29% 66.27% 66.82%
Number of salaries quoted 474 600 989
10th Percentile £25,500 £29,000 £28,713
25th Percentile £32,500 £37,000 £35,125
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £50,000 £52,500 £46,000
Median % change year-on-year -4.76% +14.13% +3.37%
75th Percentile £62,313 £61,250 £52,500
90th Percentile £77,500 £71,250 £75,040
England median annual salary £52,500 £60,000 £52,500
% change year-on-year -12.50% +14.29% -4.55%

All Academic and Professional Certifications
West Midlands

Degree falls under the Academic Qualifications and Professional Certifications category. For comparison with the information above, the following table provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies requiring academic qualifications or professional certifications in the West Midlands.

Permanent vacancies requiring academic qualifications or professional certifications 2,064 2,111 2,857
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the West Midlands 27.83% 40.45% 32.55%
Number of salaries quoted 1,039 1,022 1,591
10th Percentile £25,750 £30,000 £29,256
25th Percentile £33,250 £39,585 £35,484
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £50,000 £52,500 £47,000
Median % change year-on-year -4.76% +11.70% -4.28%
75th Percentile £65,000 £65,000 £62,500
90th Percentile £77,750 £76,250 £77,500
England median annual salary £55,000 £60,000 £55,000
% change year-on-year -8.33% +9.09% -

Degree
Job Vacancy Trend in the West Midlands

Job postings citing Degree as a proportion 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

3-month moving average salary quoted in jobs citing Degree in the West Midlands.

Salary trend for Degree in the West Midlands

Degree
Salary Histogram in the West Midlands

Salary distribution for jobs citing Degree in the West Midlands over the 6 months to 21 July 2024.

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 6 months to 21 July 2024. 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
Jobs
Warwickshire +1 328 £32,000 -40.19% 41
Birmingham -4 301 £52,500 -4.55% 99
Staffordshire +1 167 £42,500 -5.56% 62
Worcestershire 0 83 £37,500 -16.67% 32
Coventry 0 62 £27,500 -29.49% 21
Shropshire +1 56 £52,500 -4.55% 15
Solihull +1 35 £50,000 +25.00% 7
Wolverhampton 0 34 £25,500 -52.78% 7
Sutton Coldfield +1 28 £27,000 -73.00% 2
Wednesbury +4 12 - - 4
Dudley +11 11 £25,000 - 4
Tipton +1 11 £25,000 - 1
Walsall -1 10 £39,649 -16.53% 4
West Bromwich +4 6 - -
Willenhall - 6 - - 1
Halesowen - 6 - -
Brierley Hill - 6 - - 3
Rowley Regis - 6 - -
Smethwick - 6 - - 1
Bilston - 6 - -
Herefordshire -15 4 £85,000 +80.85% 14
Stourbridge -2 2 - -
Kingswinford - 2 - -
Degree
England

Degree
Co-occurring Skills and Capabilities in the West Midlands by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same employment type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 40 (3.16%) SharePoint
2 23 (1.82%) Microsoft Exchange
3 10 (0.79%) WordPress
4 8 (0.63%) Apache
4 8 (0.63%) Confluence
4 8 (0.63%) IIS
4 8 (0.63%) Tomcat
5 6 (0.47%) CMS
6 5 (0.40%) WebSphere
7 2 (0.16%) Appian
7 2 (0.16%) BizTalk Server
7 2 (0.16%) MTS
8 1 (0.079%) Apache Spark
8 1 (0.079%) SAS
8 1 (0.079%) Umbraco
Applications
1 418 (33.04%) Microsoft Office
2 286 (22.61%) Microsoft Excel
3 23 (1.82%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 18 (1.42%) AutoCAD
5 11 (0.87%) Simulink
6 4 (0.32%) Microsoft Project
6 4 (0.32%) Revit
7 3 (0.24%) Autodesk Inventor
7 3 (0.24%) EPLAN
7 3 (0.24%) Fusion 360
7 3 (0.24%) Photoshop
8 2 (0.16%) Adobe Creative Suite
8 2 (0.16%) Adobe Illustrator
8 2 (0.16%) CANalyzer
9 1 (0.079%) Abaqus
9 1 (0.079%) InDesign
9 1 (0.079%) InVision
9 1 (0.079%) SketchUp
9 1 (0.079%) Spreadsheet
9 1 (0.079%) Trello
Business Applications
1 23 (1.82%) Dynamics CRM
2 8 (0.63%) NEC Housing
3 7 (0.55%) Shopify
4 3 (0.24%) Dynamics NAV
4 3 (0.24%) SAP ERP
4 3 (0.24%) SAP S/4HANA
5 2 (0.16%) Magento
5 2 (0.16%) Sage 200
5 2 (0.16%) Sage 300 ERP
6 1 (0.079%) Payment Gateway
6 1 (0.079%) SAP Business One
6 1 (0.079%) SAP IS-U
6 1 (0.079%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 103 (8.14%) Azure
2 86 (6.80%) Power Platform
3 68 (5.38%) Microsoft 365
4 41 (3.24%) SaaS
5 30 (2.37%) Dynamics 365
6 29 (2.29%) AWS
7 22 (1.74%) PowerApps
8 19 (1.50%) Power Automate
9 14 (1.11%) Entra ID
10 13 (1.03%) GCP
11 11 (0.87%) OneDrive
12 9 (0.71%) Azure DevOps
12 9 (0.71%) Google Workspace
13 7 (0.55%) Amazon EC2
13 7 (0.55%) Amazon S3
13 7 (0.55%) Cloud Computing
14 4 (0.32%) Amazon Kinesis
14 4 (0.32%) AWS Lambda
14 4 (0.32%) Boomi
14 4 (0.32%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 64 (5.06%) Network Security
2 59 (4.66%) Internet
3 57 (4.51%) WLAN
4 42 (3.32%) WAN
5 25 (1.98%) Firewall
6 22 (1.74%) SD-WAN
7 20 (1.58%) TCP/IP
8 19 (1.50%) LAN
9 17 (1.34%) DHCP
9 17 (1.34%) DNS
10 15 (1.19%) VoIP
11 13 (1.03%) Wi-Fi
12 12 (0.95%) Cisco Firepower
13 11 (0.87%) VPN
14 10 (0.79%) Ethernet
14 10 (0.79%) VLAN
15 8 (0.63%) SAN
16 6 (0.47%) Wireless
17 5 (0.40%) BGP
17 5 (0.40%) OSPF
Database & Business Intelligence
1 73 (5.77%) Power BI
2 61 (4.82%) SQL Server
3 31 (2.45%) Data Warehouse
4 24 (1.90%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 16 (1.26%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 13 (1.03%) Tableau
7 12 (0.95%) MySQL
8 11 (0.87%) SQL Server Analysis Services
9 10 (0.79%) BusinessObjects
10 8 (0.63%) Amazon Redshift
10 8 (0.63%) Oracle Database
10 8 (0.63%) Power Query
11 7 (0.55%) Data Mining
12 6 (0.47%) Amazon RDS
12 6 (0.47%) Data Lake
12 6 (0.47%) NoSQL
13 4 (0.32%) DynamoDB
13 4 (0.32%) GIS
13 4 (0.32%) RDBMS
13 4 (0.32%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 18 (1.42%) Git
2 15 (1.19%) JIRA
3 13 (1.03%) Visual Studio
4 7 (0.55%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
5 5 (0.40%) CANoe
5 5 (0.40%) Postman
6 2 (0.16%) Android Studio
6 2 (0.16%) Xcode
7 1 (0.079%) Balsamiq
7 1 (0.079%) CMake
7 1 (0.079%) GitLab
7 1 (0.079%) LabVIEW
7 1 (0.079%) Moq
7 1 (0.079%) NUnit
7 1 (0.079%) PowerBuilder
7 1 (0.079%) Sourcetree
7 1 (0.079%) Visual Studio Code
7 1 (0.079%) Visual Studio Team System
General
1 517 (40.87%) Social Skills
2 244 (19.29%) Analytical Skills
3 226 (17.87%) Military
4 159 (12.57%) Influencing Skills
5 148 (11.70%) Finance
6 145 (11.46%) Retail
7 127 (10.04%) Organisational Skills
8 112 (8.85%) Manufacturing
9 105 (8.30%) Presentation Skills
10 69 (5.45%) Legal
10 69 (5.45%) Marketing
11 63 (4.98%) Inclusion and Diversity
12 56 (4.43%) Automotive
13 43 (3.40%) Local Government
14 39 (3.08%) Public Sector
15 35 (2.77%) Electronics
16 22 (1.74%) Games
16 22 (1.74%) Telecoms
17 18 (1.42%) Agriculture
18 15 (1.19%) Law
Job Titles
1 256 (20.24%) Graduate
2 224 (17.71%) Analyst
3 116 (9.17%) Product Analyst
3 116 (9.17%) Sales Analyst
4 95 (7.51%) Senior
5 87 (6.88%) Developer
6 71 (5.61%) Project Manager
7 66 (5.22%) Lead
8 62 (4.90%) Support Engineer
9 61 (4.82%) IT Engineer
9 61 (4.82%) IT Support
10 50 (3.95%) IT Support Engineer
11 39 (3.08%) Architect
12 38 (3.00%) Consultant
13 32 (2.53%) Software Engineer
14 27 (2.13%) Business Analyst
14 27 (2.13%) Junior
15 20 (1.58%) Senior Analyst
15 20 (1.58%) Software Developer
16 19 (1.50%) Systems Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 47 (3.72%) .NET
2 26 (2.06%) HTML
3 19 (1.50%) ASP.NET
4 18 (1.42%) .NET Core
4 18 (1.42%) AngularJS
4 18 (1.42%) CSS
5 15 (1.19%) RESTful
6 13 (1.03%) XML
7 12 (0.95%) .NET Framework
7 12 (0.95%) EDI
8 11 (0.87%) JSON
8 11 (0.87%) Vue
9 10 (0.79%) React
10 8 (0.63%) Web Services
11 7 (0.55%) GraphQL
11 7 (0.55%) Node.js
12 6 (0.47%) Entity Framework
12 6 (0.47%) PyTorch
12 6 (0.47%) TensorFlow
13 5 (0.40%) ASP.NET Web Forms
Miscellaneous
1 372 (29.41%) Onboarding
2 74 (5.85%) Driving Licence
2 74 (5.85%) Management Information System
3 44 (3.48%) Data Centre
4 40 (3.16%) Self-Motivation
5 28 (2.21%) Product Ownership
6 27 (2.13%) Mobile App
7 15 (1.19%) Algorithms
8 13 (1.03%) SCADA
9 12 (0.95%) CCTV
9 12 (0.95%) Public Cloud
10 11 (0.87%) PMI
11 10 (0.79%) Industry 4.0
11 10 (0.79%) Private Cloud
12 9 (0.71%) IoT
12 9 (0.71%) Smartcard
13 8 (0.63%) Virtual Team
14 7 (0.55%) Cyber Threat
14 7 (0.55%) Operational Technology
14 7 (0.55%) Robotics
Operating Systems
1 142 (11.23%) Windows
2 90 (7.11%) Linux
3 34 (2.69%) Windows Server
4 30 (2.37%) Windows 10
5 12 (0.95%) Windows Server 2019
6 10 (0.79%) Unix
7 9 (0.71%) Windows 7
7 9 (0.71%) Windows Server 2016
8 8 (0.63%) Android
8 8 (0.63%) Solaris
9 7 (0.55%) Ubuntu
10 6 (0.47%) Mac OS
11 5 (0.40%) Mac OS X
11 5 (0.40%) SUSE
11 5 (0.40%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
12 4 (0.32%) VMS
12 4 (0.32%) Windows Server 2012
13 3 (0.24%) Apple iOS
13 3 (0.24%) Windows Server 2003
14 1 (0.079%) Amazon Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 489 (38.66%) Customer Service
2 473 (37.39%) Problem-Solving
3 433 (34.23%) Continuous Improvement
4 358 (28.30%) Data Analysis
5 265 (20.95%) Process Improvement
6 256 (20.24%) Logistics
7 250 (19.76%) Computer Science
7 250 (19.76%) Mathematics
8 239 (18.89%) Performance Metrics
9 238 (18.81%) Creative Thinking
10 233 (18.42%) Customer Experience
11 226 (17.87%) Mentoring
12 225 (17.79%) Contingency Planning
13 156 (12.33%) Customer Requirements
14 154 (12.17%) Agile
15 153 (12.09%) Project Management
16 122 (9.64%) ITIL
17 99 (7.83%) Cybersecurity
18 87 (6.88%) Mechatronics
19 81 (6.40%) Business Intelligence
Programming Languages
1 118 (9.33%) SQL
2 51 (4.03%) C#
2 51 (4.03%) JavaScript
2 51 (4.03%) Python
3 27 (2.13%) C++
4 23 (1.82%) PowerShell
5 22 (1.74%) Java
6 19 (1.50%) C
7 17 (1.34%) MATLAB
8 13 (1.03%) Embedded C
8 13 (1.03%) PHP
9 12 (0.95%) Embedded C++
9 12 (0.95%) TypeScript
10 9 (0.71%) Shell Script
11 8 (0.63%) R
11 8 (0.63%) T-SQL
12 6 (0.47%) VB
12 6 (0.47%) VBA
13 3 (0.24%) Apex Code
13 3 (0.24%) Data Analysis Expressions
Qualifications
1 172 (13.60%) Computer Science Degree
2 102 (8.06%) HNC
3 87 (6.88%) Microsoft Certification
4 83 (6.56%) Cisco Certification
5 81 (6.40%) CCNA
6 75 (5.93%) CCNP
7 71 (5.61%) Security Cleared
8 64 (5.06%) MCP
8 64 (5.06%) MCSE
9 50 (3.95%) LPIC
9 50 (3.95%) Master's Degree
10 30 (2.37%) SC Cleared
11 27 (2.13%) HND
12 25 (1.98%) CISSP
13 21 (1.66%) CISM
14 20 (1.58%) PMI Certification
15 16 (1.26%) DBS Check
16 14 (1.11%) Azure Certification
16 14 (1.11%) PMP
17 13 (1.03%) CISA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 88 (6.96%) QA
2 26 (2.06%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 18 (1.42%) ISO 9001
4 17 (1.34%) Accessibility
5 15 (1.19%) Data Quality
5 15 (1.19%) ISO/IEC 17025
5 15 (1.19%) NIST
5 15 (1.19%) PMO
6 9 (0.71%) AUTOSAR
6 9 (0.71%) PCI DSS
7 8 (0.63%) GDPR
7 8 (0.63%) GMP
8 7 (0.55%) Cyber Essentials
8 7 (0.55%) ISO 26262
8 7 (0.55%) SLA
9 5 (0.40%) ISO 14001
10 4 (0.32%) Automotive SPICE
11 3 (0.24%) Actionable Recommendations
11 3 (0.24%) COSHH
11 3 (0.24%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
System Software
1 55 (4.35%) Active Directory
2 29 (2.29%) VMware Infrastructure
3 19 (1.50%) Hyper-V
4 10 (0.79%) Docker
5 7 (0.55%) Firmware
6 5 (0.40%) Embedded Firmware
6 5 (0.40%) VMware ESXi
7 4 (0.32%) pfSense
8 3 (0.24%) vSphere
9 2 (0.16%) XenApp
9 2 (0.16%) XenDesktop
10 1 (0.079%) BitLocker
10 1 (0.079%) Virtual Desktop
10 1 (0.079%) Virtual Machines
10 1 (0.079%) VMware NSX
Systems Management
1 16 (1.26%) Terraform
2 13 (1.03%) EnCase
2 13 (1.03%) SCCM
3 12 (0.95%) Stealthwatch
4 11 (0.87%) Microsoft Intune
5 10 (0.79%) Kubernetes
6 7 (0.55%) Functional Safety
7 5 (0.40%) CASB
7 5 (0.40%) Tivoli Storage Manager
8 4 (0.32%) Autotask
8 4 (0.32%) Failover Clustering
8 4 (0.32%) Jamf Pro
9 3 (0.24%) FortiGate
9 3 (0.24%) HP ALM
9 3 (0.24%) SCOM
10 2 (0.16%) WSUS
11 1 (0.079%) Single Sign-On
11 1 (0.079%) VxRail
Vendors
1 264 (20.87%) Microsoft
2 89 (7.04%) Cisco
3 39 (3.08%) VMware
4 37 (2.92%) Apple
5 29 (2.29%) Adobe
6 24 (1.90%) IFS
7 21 (1.66%) Meraki
8 18 (1.42%) SAP
9 17 (1.34%) Workday
10 16 (1.26%) Dell
11 14 (1.11%) Google
12 12 (0.95%) NEC
12 12 (0.95%) Oracle
12 12 (0.95%) ServiceNow
13 11 (0.87%) Fortinet
14 9 (0.71%) Cellebrite
14 9 (0.71%) Sage
14 9 (0.71%) Ubiquiti
15 7 (0.55%) EMC
15 7 (0.55%) Veeam