Period
to 16 January 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in the West Midlands with a requirement for Internet skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited Internet over the 6 months to 16 January 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Internet
England > West Midlands
6 months to
16 Jan 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 137 178 142
Rank change year-on-year +41 -36 -32
Permanent jobs citing Internet 208 157 195
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 2.12% 1.50% 1.89%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 14.14% 9.14% 12.57%
Number of salaries quoted 188 147 176
West Midlands median annual salary £34,375 £42,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -19.12% +6.25% -
10th Percentile £21,250 £26,700 £23,750
90th Percentile £61,250 £61,250 £55,000
England median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000

Internet is in the Communications and Computer Networking 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 communications or computer networking skills.

All Communications and Computer Networking Skills
West Midlands
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for communications or computer networking skills 1,471 1,718 1,551
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 15.01% 16.39% 15.00%
Number of salaries quoted 1,165 1,331 1,345
West Midlands median annual salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +5.26% +1.33%
10th Percentile £23,750 £23,750 £23,000
90th Percentile £61,250 £58,750 £57,500
England median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000

Internet
Job Vacancy Trend in the West Midlands

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

Job vacancy trend for Internet in the West Midlands

Internet
Salary Trend in the West Midlands

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

Salary trend for Internet in the West Midlands

Internet
Salary Histogram in the West Midlands

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Internet in the West Midlands over the 6 months to 16 January 2018.

Salary histogram for Internet in the West Midlands

Internet
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 Internet within the West Midlands region over the 6 months to 16 January 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
Warwickshire +30 45 £27,500 -21.43% 10
Coventry +11 37 £57,500 +5.99% 8
Birmingham +9 34 £40,000 -11.11% 13
Solihull +11 28 £22,500 -45.78% 2
Shropshire +14 23 £31,000 +16.98% 1
Worcestershire -10 16 £46,000 +22.67% 4
Staffordshire +2 9 £37,500 -28.57% 15
Sutton Coldfield -3 3 £42,500 +49.12% 3
Internet
England

For the 6 months to 16 January 2018, IT jobs citing Internet 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 Internet.

1 55 (26.44%) Windows
2 53 (25.48%) Agile Software Development
3 50 (24.04%) AngularJS
4 43 (20.67%) Marketing
4 43 (20.67%) Telecoms
5 42 (20.19%) JavaScript
6 41 (19.71%) Internet Marketing
7 39 (18.75%) SQL Server
8 38 (18.27%) Linux
9 36 (17.31%) PHP
9 36 (17.31%) HTML
9 36 (17.31%) MVC
10 35 (16.83%) C#
10 35 (16.83%) .NET
11 34 (16.35%) MySQL
12 33 (15.87%) SQL
12 33 (15.87%) Continuous Integration
12 33 (15.87%) RESTful
12 33 (15.87%) Open Source
13 32 (15.38%) jQuery
13 32 (15.38%) Firewall
13 32 (15.38%) Scrum
13 32 (15.38%) TDD
14 31 (14.90%) CSS
14 31 (14.90%) Cisco
14 31 (14.90%) Dependency Injection
14 31 (14.90%) Kanban
14 31 (14.90%) Hyperconnected
15 28 (13.46%) Graphic Design
15 28 (13.46%) Social Media

Internet
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 11 (5.29%) WordPress
2 5 (2.40%) Apache
3 3 (1.44%) IIS
4 2 (0.96%) MS Exchange
4 2 (0.96%) Oracle Application Server
4 2 (0.96%) SharePoint
4 2 (0.96%) Skype for Business
4 2 (0.96%) WebLogic
5 1 (0.48%) CMS
5 1 (0.48%) Confluence
5 1 (0.48%) Exchange Server 2007
5 1 (0.48%) Exchange Server 2010
5 1 (0.48%) Exchange Server 2013
5 1 (0.48%) IBM Domino
5 1 (0.48%) nginx
5 1 (0.48%) OpenStack
Applications
1 15 (7.21%) Microsoft Excel
2 10 (4.81%) Adobe Illustrator
2 10 (4.81%) Photoshop
3 6 (2.88%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 4 (1.92%) Adobe Creative Suite
5 2 (0.96%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 1 (0.48%) OpenCart
Cloud Services
1 17 (8.17%) AdWords
2 15 (7.21%) Amazon AWS
3 13 (6.25%) Google Analytics
4 11 (5.29%) Microsoft Azure
5 6 (2.88%) SaaS
6 5 (2.40%) Office 365
7 2 (0.96%) GitHub
8 1 (0.48%) IaaS
8 1 (0.48%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 32 (15.38%) Firewall
2 31 (14.90%) Hyperconnected
3 23 (11.06%) LAN
4 17 (8.17%) MPLS
5 15 (7.21%) BGP
5 15 (7.21%) WAN
5 15 (7.21%) Wireless
6 14 (6.73%) VoIP
7 13 (6.25%) DNS
8 12 (5.77%) EIGRP
8 12 (5.77%) Unified Communications
9 10 (4.81%) DHCP
10 9 (4.33%) HSRP
10 9 (4.33%) OSPF
10 9 (4.33%) VPN
11 8 (3.85%) SMTP
11 8 (3.85%) WLAN
12 7 (3.37%) DMVPN
12 7 (3.37%) ISDN
12 7 (3.37%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 39 (18.75%) SQL Server
2 34 (16.35%) MySQL
3 27 (12.98%) SQL Server 2014
4 9 (4.33%) Redis
5 8 (3.85%) PostgreSQL
6 3 (1.44%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 3 (1.44%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 2 (0.96%) Azure SQL Database
7 2 (0.96%) Data Warehouse
7 2 (0.96%) NoSQL
7 2 (0.96%) Oracle Database
7 2 (0.96%) Oracle Database 10g
7 2 (0.96%) Oracle Database 11g
7 2 (0.96%) Oracle Database 12c
7 2 (0.96%) SQL Server 2016
8 1 (0.48%) Big Data
8 1 (0.48%) Microsoft Analysis Services
8 1 (0.48%) RDBMS
8 1 (0.48%) Relational Database
8 1 (0.48%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 14 (6.73%) Git (software)
2 10 (4.81%) PHPUnit
3 9 (4.33%) Subversion
4 6 (2.88%) Moq
4 6 (2.88%) MSTest
4 6 (2.88%) NUnit
4 6 (2.88%) Rhino Mocks
5 5 (2.40%) Team Foundation Server
6 4 (1.92%) Mocha
7 3 (1.44%) JIRA
7 3 (1.44%) Visual Studio
8 2 (0.96%) Rational Functional Tester
8 2 (0.96%) Xdebug
9 1 (0.48%) Jenkins
9 1 (0.48%) Oracle APEX
General
1 43 (20.67%) Marketing
1 43 (20.67%) Telecoms
2 25 (12.02%) Finance
3 11 (5.29%) Banking
4 4 (1.92%) Retail
5 2 (0.96%) Back Office
5 2 (0.96%) Legal
6 1 (0.48%) Investment Banking
6 1 (0.48%) Local Government
6 1 (0.48%) Multimedia
Job Titles
1 71 (34.13%) Developer
2 32 (15.38%) .NET Developer
3 26 (12.50%) Analyst
3 26 (12.50%) ASP.NET Developer
3 26 (12.50%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
3 26 (12.50%) C# .NET Developer
3 26 (12.50%) C# ASP.NET Developer
3 26 (12.50%) C# Developer
4 25 (12.02%) Agile .NET Developer
4 25 (12.02%) Agile C# Developer
4 25 (12.02%) Agile Developer
5 22 (10.58%) PHP Developer
6 21 (10.10%) JavaScript Developer
6 21 (10.10%) Support Engineer
7 20 (9.62%) HTML CSS Developer
7 20 (9.62%) HTML Developer
8 18 (8.65%) Junior
8 18 (8.65%) Technical Support
9 16 (7.69%) Junior Developer
10 12 (5.77%) Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 50 (24.04%) AngularJS
2 36 (17.31%) HTML
3 35 (16.83%) .NET
4 33 (15.87%) RESTful
5 32 (15.38%) jQuery
6 31 (14.90%) CSS
7 27 (12.98%) ASP.NET
8 26 (12.50%) ASP.NET MVC
8 26 (12.50%) Twitter Bootstrap
9 25 (12.02%) ASP.NET MVC 5
9 25 (12.02%) ASP.NET Web API
9 25 (12.02%) KnockoutJS
9 25 (12.02%) REST
10 20 (9.62%) Symfony
11 19 (9.13%) HTML5
12 14 (6.73%) Sass
13 13 (6.25%) LAMP
14 10 (4.81%) CSS3
14 10 (4.81%) Ruby on Rails
14 10 (4.81%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 28 (13.46%) Graphic Design
1 28 (13.46%) Social Media
2 18 (8.65%) Computer Science
3 14 (6.73%) Analytical Skills
4 9 (4.33%) SCADA
5 7 (3.37%) Algorithms
5 7 (3.37%) Greenfield Project
6 6 (2.88%) Client/Server
7 5 (2.40%) Fintech
7 5 (2.40%) Management Information System
8 4 (1.92%) Internet of Things
8 4 (1.92%) User Experience
9 3 (1.44%) Replication
10 2 (0.96%) Driving Licence
10 2 (0.96%) Private Cloud
10 2 (0.96%) Public Cloud
11 1 (0.48%) Cyberthreat
11 1 (0.48%) Data Centre
11 1 (0.48%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
11 1 (0.48%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 55 (26.44%) Windows
2 38 (18.27%) Linux
3 22 (10.58%) Windows Server
4 9 (4.33%) Unix
5 7 (3.37%) CentOS
5 7 (3.37%) Debian
6 5 (2.40%) Windows Server 2008
7 3 (1.44%) Windows 7
7 3 (1.44%) Windows Server 2003
7 3 (1.44%) Windows Server 2012
8 2 (0.96%) AIX
8 2 (0.96%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 2 (0.96%) Windows 10
9 1 (0.48%) Ubuntu
9 1 (0.48%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 53 (25.48%) Agile Software Development
2 41 (19.71%) Internet Marketing
3 36 (17.31%) MVC
4 33 (15.87%) Continuous Integration
4 33 (15.87%) Open Source
5 32 (15.38%) Scrum
5 32 (15.38%) TDD
6 31 (14.90%) Dependency Injection
6 31 (14.90%) Kanban
7 28 (13.46%) SEO
7 28 (13.46%) Web Design
8 26 (12.50%) BDD
9 25 (12.02%) Web Application Development
10 20 (9.62%) Cybersecurity
11 16 (7.69%) Service Delivery
12 15 (7.21%) Front End Development
12 15 (7.21%) Project Management
13 14 (6.73%) Workflow
14 13 (6.25%) Analytics
15 12 (5.77%) Information Security
Programming Languages
1 42 (20.19%) JavaScript
2 36 (17.31%) PHP
3 35 (16.83%) C#
4 33 (15.87%) SQL
5 15 (7.21%) Python
6 12 (5.77%) Ruby
7 10 (4.81%) Perl
8 9 (4.33%) PHP 5
9 8 (3.85%) PowerShell
9 8 (3.85%) Shell Script
10 6 (2.88%) Bash Shell
11 4 (1.92%) Java
11 4 (1.92%) TypeScript
12 3 (1.44%) C
12 3 (1.44%) C++
13 2 (0.96%) T-SQL
14 1 (0.48%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 27 (12.98%) Degree
2 16 (7.69%) Security Cleared
3 13 (6.25%) CCNA
3 13 (6.25%) Cisco Certification
4 12 (5.77%) CCNP
4 12 (5.77%) Computer Science Degree
4 12 (5.77%) SC Cleared
5 11 (5.29%) CESG Certified Professional
5 11 (5.29%) CISM
5 11 (5.29%) CISSP
6 3 (1.44%) ISEB
6 3 (1.44%) ISTQB
6 3 (1.44%) Numerate Degree
6 3 (1.44%) NVQ Level 3
7 1 (0.48%) DV Cleared
7 1 (0.48%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
7 1 (0.48%) ITIL Certification
7 1 (0.48%) OCP
7 1 (0.48%) Oracle Certification
7 1 (0.48%) RHCE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 14 (6.73%) QA
2 12 (5.77%) GDPR
3 11 (5.29%) Cyber Essentials
4 2 (0.96%) PCI DSS
5 1 (0.48%) ISO/IEC 20000
5 1 (0.48%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 1 (0.48%) SLA
System Software
1 17 (8.17%) Active Directory
2 15 (7.21%) VMware Infrastructure
3 9 (4.33%) Hyper-V
4 8 (3.85%) Docker
5 5 (2.40%) iptables
6 3 (1.44%) Snort
7 1 (0.48%) KVM
7 1 (0.48%) Terminal Services
7 1 (0.48%) VirtualBox
7 1 (0.48%) VMware ESXi
7 1 (0.48%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 9 (4.33%) Cisco CUCM
1 9 (4.33%) Cisco UCCE
2 7 (3.37%) Cisco UCCX
3 4 (1.92%) HP Quality Center
4 3 (1.44%) Nagios
4 3 (1.44%) Puppet
5 2 (0.96%) Cisco Prime
5 2 (0.96%) Data Guard
5 2 (0.96%) Opscode Chef
5 2 (0.96%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
5 2 (0.96%) SCCM
6 1 (0.48%) Ansible
6 1 (0.48%) Cacti
6 1 (0.48%) HAProxy
6 1 (0.48%) McAfee ePO
6 1 (0.48%) Netcool
6 1 (0.48%) Netcool/OMNIbus
6 1 (0.48%) SCOM
6 1 (0.48%) SELinux
6 1 (0.48%) SmoothWall
Vendors
1 31 (14.90%) Cisco
2 27 (12.98%) Microsoft
3 21 (10.10%) VMware
4 19 (9.13%) Google
5 9 (4.33%) Red Hat
6 8 (3.85%) HP
7 7 (3.37%) F5
8 6 (2.88%) CheckPoint
8 6 (2.88%) Juniper
8 6 (2.88%) SolarWinds
8 6 (2.88%) Virgin Media
9 5 (2.40%) BT
9 5 (2.40%) Capita
9 5 (2.40%) Intel
9 5 (2.40%) Openreach
9 5 (2.40%) Veeam
9 5 (2.40%) Yahoo!
10 4 (1.92%) Adobe
10 4 (1.92%) Facebook
10 4 (1.92%) Oracle