Period
to 21 November 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Worcestershire with a requirement for Degree qualifications. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered over the 6 months to 21 November 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Academic Degree
West Midlands > Worcestershire
6 months to
21 Nov 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 17 11 23
Rank change year-on-year -6 +12 -2
Permanent jobs citing Degree 52 73 36
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Worcestershire 10.92% 14.57% 7.76%
As % of the Qualifications category 33.77% 44.24% 30.25%
Number of salaries quoted 48 64 41
Worcestershire median annual salary £46,000 £36,000 £30,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +27.78% +20.00% +1.69%
10th Percentile £22,000 £20,825 £21,750
90th Percentile £52,895 £63,750 £36,250
West Midlands median annual salary £40,000 £35,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year +14.29% - -

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 Worcestershire with a requirement for academic qualifications or professional certifications.

All Academic and Professional Certifications
Worcestershire
Permanent vacancies requiring academic qualifications or professional certifications 154 165 119
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Worcestershire 32.35% 32.93% 25.65%
Number of salaries quoted 84 134 114
Worcestershire median annual salary £40,750 £42,500 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -4.12% +13.33% +15.27%
10th Percentile £22,000 £21,568 £22,150
90th Percentile £55,000 £68,750 £51,250
West Midlands median annual salary £42,500 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +2.41% +3.75% -

Degree
Job Vacancy Trend in Worcestershire

Job postings citing Degree as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Worcestershire.

Job vacancy trend for Degree in Worcestershire

Degree
Salary Trend in Worcestershire

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

Salary trend for Degree in Worcestershire

Degree
Salary Histogram in Worcestershire

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Degree in Worcestershire over the 6 months to 21 November 2018.

Salary histogram for Degree in Worcestershire

Degree
Job Locations in Worcestershire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Degree within the Worcestershire region over the 6 months to 21 November 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
Worcester -1 38 £46,000 +11.52% 10
Malvern -8 10 £38,750 +10.71% 7
Redditch -3 2 £47,750 +117.05% 4
Bromsgrove - 1 £20,750 - 2
Evesham - 1 £22,500 - 1
Degree
West Midlands

For the 6 months to 21 November 2018, IT jobs citing Degree 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 Worcestershire region with a requirement for Degree.

1 26 (50.00%) Microsoft
2 21 (40.38%) ITIL
3 18 (34.62%) C#
4 17 (32.69%) .NET
4 17 (32.69%) Service Delivery
4 17 (32.69%) Security Cleared
5 16 (30.77%) Agile Software Development
5 16 (30.77%) Internet
6 15 (28.85%) Microsoft Excel
6 15 (28.85%) JSON
6 15 (28.85%) Continuous Integration
6 15 (28.85%) ASP.NET Web API
6 15 (28.85%) Analytical Skills
6 15 (28.85%) Continuous Deployment
7 14 (26.92%) Windows Server
7 14 (26.92%) Xamarin
7 14 (26.92%) Infrastructure Engineering
7 14 (26.92%) Service Management
7 14 (26.92%) ITSM
7 14 (26.92%) Windows
7 14 (26.92%) Business Intelligence
8 12 (23.08%) Active Directory
8 12 (23.08%) Scrum
8 12 (23.08%) Microsoft PowerPoint
9 11 (21.15%) Windows Server 2012
9 11 (21.15%) Microsoft Azure
10 10 (19.23%) Serverless
10 10 (19.23%) Performance Management
10 10 (19.23%) HNC
11 9 (17.31%) Computer Science

Degree
Co-occurring IT Skills in Worcestershire 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 8 (15.38%) SharePoint
2 3 (5.77%) MS Exchange
3 2 (3.85%) Exchange Server 2010
3 2 (3.85%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 15 (28.85%) Microsoft Excel
2 12 (23.08%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 5 (9.62%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 1 (1.92%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 11 (21.15%) Microsoft Azure
2 10 (19.23%) Serverless
3 5 (9.62%) Office 365
4 1 (1.92%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 16 (30.77%) Internet
2 8 (15.38%) Firewall
3 7 (13.46%) Intrusion Detection
3 7 (13.46%) Network Security
4 2 (3.85%) Modbus
4 2 (3.85%) Skype
5 1 (1.92%) DHCP
5 1 (1.92%) DNS
5 1 (1.92%) LAN
5 1 (1.92%) RS-485
5 1 (1.92%) SAN
5 1 (1.92%) Unified Communications
5 1 (1.92%) VPN
5 1 (1.92%) WAN
5 1 (1.92%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (13.46%) SQL Server
2 3 (5.77%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 1 (1.92%) Visual Studio
General
1 5 (9.62%) Electronics
2 3 (5.77%) Legal
3 1 (1.92%) Manufacturing
3 1 (1.92%) Retail
Job Titles
1 14 (26.92%) Development Team Leader
1 14 (26.92%) Infrastructure Engineer
1 14 (26.92%) Team Leader
2 7 (13.46%) Wintel Engineer
2 7 (13.46%) Wintel Infrastructure Engineer
3 5 (9.62%) Developer
4 4 (7.69%) Analyst
4 4 (7.69%) Software Development Team Leader
4 4 (7.69%) Software Team Leader
5 3 (5.77%) Head of Infrastructure
5 3 (5.77%) SOC Analyst
6 2 (3.85%) Embedded Engineer
6 2 (3.85%) Embedded Software Engineer
6 2 (3.85%) FPGA Engineer
6 2 (3.85%) Java Developer
6 2 (3.85%) Junior
6 2 (3.85%) Lead Developer
6 2 (3.85%) Lead Java Developer
6 2 (3.85%) Software Engineer
7 1 (1.92%) Graduate
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 17 (32.69%) .NET
2 15 (28.85%) ASP.NET Web API
2 15 (28.85%) JSON
3 2 (3.85%) CSS
3 2 (3.85%) HTML
4 1 (1.92%) ASP.NET
4 1 (1.92%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 15 (28.85%) Analytical Skills
2 9 (17.31%) Computer Science
3 7 (13.46%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
4 4 (7.69%) Driving Licence
5 3 (5.77%) Cyberattack
5 3 (5.77%) Data Centre
5 3 (5.77%) Embedded Systems
5 3 (5.77%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
6 2 (3.85%) ASIC
6 2 (3.85%) CAN bus
6 2 (3.85%) CPLD
6 2 (3.85%) VHDL
7 1 (1.92%) Internet of Things
7 1 (1.92%) iSeries
7 1 (1.92%) Management Information System
7 1 (1.92%) Self-Motivation
Operating Systems
1 14 (26.92%) Windows
1 14 (26.92%) Windows Server
2 11 (21.15%) Windows Server 2012
3 7 (13.46%) Windows 10
4 4 (7.69%) Linux
5 2 (3.85%) Windows Server 2008
6 1 (1.92%) FreeRTOS
6 1 (1.92%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 21 (40.38%) ITIL
2 17 (32.69%) Service Delivery
3 16 (30.77%) Agile Software Development
4 15 (28.85%) Continuous Deployment
4 15 (28.85%) Continuous Integration
5 14 (26.92%) Business Intelligence
5 14 (26.92%) Infrastructure Engineering
5 14 (26.92%) ITSM
5 14 (26.92%) Service Management
6 12 (23.08%) Scrum
7 10 (19.23%) Performance Management
8 8 (15.38%) Customer Requirements
8 8 (15.38%) ITIL V3
9 7 (13.46%) Data Encryption
9 7 (13.46%) Proactive Management
9 7 (13.46%) Problem Management
10 6 (11.54%) Change Management
10 6 (11.54%) Cybersecurity
11 4 (7.69%) Information Security
12 3 (5.77%) Cryptography
Programming Languages
1 18 (34.62%) C#
2 8 (15.38%) PowerShell
3 6 (11.54%) SQL
4 5 (9.62%) C
5 3 (5.77%) C++
6 2 (3.85%) Java
6 2 (3.85%) JavaScript
6 2 (3.85%) T-SQL
7 1 (1.92%) Embedded C
7 1 (1.92%) RPG
7 1 (1.92%) Shell Script
7 1 (1.92%) VBA
Qualifications
1 17 (32.69%) Security Cleared
2 10 (19.23%) HNC
3 8 (15.38%) DV Cleared
4 5 (9.62%) Computer Science Degree
5 3 (5.77%) CCNP
5 3 (5.77%) Cisco Certification
5 3 (5.77%) CREST Certified
5 3 (5.77%) GIAC
5 3 (5.77%) ITIL Certification
5 3 (5.77%) Microsoft Certification
5 3 (5.77%) SANS
6 1 (1.92%) CESG Certified Professional
6 1 (1.92%) CISSP
6 1 (1.92%) MCDST
6 1 (1.92%) MCITP
6 1 (1.92%) MCSA
6 1 (1.92%) MCSE
6 1 (1.92%) Numerate Degree
6 1 (1.92%) PRINCE2 Certification
6 1 (1.92%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (5.77%) SLA
2 2 (3.85%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (1.92%) Cyber Essentials
3 1 (1.92%) IASME
System Software
1 12 (23.08%) Active Directory
2 8 (15.38%) Hyper-V
3 7 (13.46%) Virtual Desktop
4 3 (5.77%) Firmware
5 1 (1.92%) Docker
5 1 (1.92%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 7 (13.46%) Forefront Identity Manager
1 7 (13.46%) SCCM
2 3 (5.77%) Host Intrusion Detection System
2 3 (5.77%) Network Intrusion Detection System
3 1 (1.92%) NetBackup
Vendors
1 26 (50.00%) Microsoft
2 14 (26.92%) Xamarin
3 7 (13.46%) McAfee
4 3 (5.77%) Cisco
5 1 (1.92%) 3PAR
5 1 (1.92%) HP
5 1 (1.92%) IBM
5 1 (1.92%) Veritas
5 1 (1.92%) VMware