Period
to 17 August 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 17 August 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Academic Degree
West Midlands > Worcestershire
6 months to
17 Aug 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 5 21 19
Rank change year-on-year +16 -2 -3
Permanent jobs citing Degree 103 69 60
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Worcestershire 23.68% 11.96% 10.02%
As % of the Qualifications category 63.19% 38.76% 40.27%
Number of salaries quoted 89 61 58
Worcestershire median annual salary £45,947 £35,000 £27,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +31.28% +27.27% -21.43%
10th Percentile £31,183 £19,250 £22,000
90th Percentile £52,895 £62,500 £46,875
West Midlands median annual salary £40,377 £35,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year +15.36% - -

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 163 178 149
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Worcestershire 37.47% 30.85% 24.87%
Number of salaries quoted 111 163 135
Worcestershire median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.88% +13.33% +7.14%
10th Percentile £26,250 £23,950 £22,500
90th Percentile £52,895 £65,000 £52,500
West Midlands median annual salary £43,500 £40,591 £40,000
% change year-on-year +7.17% +1.48% -

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 17 August 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 17 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
Worcester +20 69 £44,898 +21.35% 10
Malvern -4 13 £45,000 +28.57% 8
Redditch +4 4 £60,000 +185.71% 3
Bromsgrove - 3 £32,500 - 2
Stourport-on-Severn - 2 £45,000 -
Degree
West Midlands

For the 6 months to 17 August 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 54 (52.43%) C#
2 52 (50.49%) Agile Software Development
3 50 (48.54%) .NET
4 49 (47.57%) JSON
4 49 (47.57%) Continuous Integration
5 45 (43.69%) Continuous Deployment
6 40 (38.83%) Microsoft
7 37 (35.92%) ASP.NET Web API
8 32 (31.07%) Computer Science
9 29 (28.16%) Xamarin
10 28 (27.18%) Computer Science Degree
11 26 (25.24%) Internet
11 26 (25.24%) SQL
12 25 (24.27%) Driving Licence
13 24 (23.30%) Microsoft PowerPoint
13 24 (23.30%) Scrum
13 24 (23.30%) Microsoft Excel
14 21 (20.39%) Microsoft Azure
15 20 (19.42%) ITIL
16 19 (18.45%) Windows
17 18 (17.48%) Serverless
18 16 (15.53%) Performance Management
19 14 (13.59%) Problem-Solving
20 13 (12.62%) Collaborative Working
21 12 (11.65%) Local Government
21 12 (11.65%) Enterprise Architecture
21 12 (11.65%) Technical Architecture
21 12 (11.65%) Continuous Improvement
21 12 (11.65%) T-SQL
21 12 (11.65%) ITIL Certification

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 7 (6.80%) Elasticsearch
2 6 (5.83%) MS Exchange
3 4 (3.88%) Exchange Server 2010
3 4 (3.88%) Skype for Business
4 2 (1.94%) IIS
Applications
1 24 (23.30%) Microsoft Excel
1 24 (23.30%) Microsoft PowerPoint
2 6 (5.83%) Spreadsheet
3 3 (2.91%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 2 (1.94%) Dynamics AX
1 2 (1.94%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 21 (20.39%) Microsoft Azure
2 18 (17.48%) Serverless
3 8 (7.77%) Amazon AWS
4 7 (6.80%) Amazon EC2
4 7 (6.80%) CloudFront
4 7 (6.80%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 26 (25.24%) Internet
2 4 (3.88%) Network Security
2 4 (3.88%) Skype
3 3 (2.91%) SAN
4 2 (1.94%) Unified Communications
5 1 (0.97%) DHCP
5 1 (0.97%) DNS
5 1 (0.97%) Modbus
5 1 (0.97%) RFID
5 1 (0.97%) TCP/IP
5 1 (0.97%) VLAN
5 1 (0.97%) VPN
5 1 (0.97%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (8.74%) SQL Server
2 7 (6.80%) Amazon RDS
2 7 (6.80%) MongoDB
2 7 (6.80%) Oracle Database
3 4 (3.88%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 7 (6.80%) GoCD
1 7 (6.80%) Jenkins
2 4 (3.88%) Visual Studio
3 2 (1.94%) Rational DOORS
4 1 (0.97%) Eclipse
4 1 (0.97%) Git (software)
4 1 (0.97%) PVCS
General
1 12 (11.65%) Local Government
2 9 (8.74%) Electronics
3 4 (3.88%) Finance
4 3 (2.91%) Manufacturing
5 2 (1.94%) Back Office
6 1 (0.97%) Multimedia
6 1 (0.97%) Retail
Job Titles
1 27 (26.21%) Team Leader
2 26 (25.24%) Development Team Leader
3 25 (24.27%) Developer
4 17 (16.50%) Senior Developer
5 12 (11.65%) Architect
5 12 (11.65%) ICT Architect
6 9 (8.74%) Linux Engineer
7 8 (7.77%) Software Developer
8 7 (6.80%) Analyst
8 7 (6.80%) Consultant
8 7 (6.80%) IT Consultant
8 7 (6.80%) IT Engineer
8 7 (6.80%) Linux Consultant
8 7 (6.80%) Software Engineer
9 6 (5.83%) Software Development Team Leader
9 6 (5.83%) Software Team Leader
10 5 (4.85%) Embedded Engineer
10 5 (4.85%) Embedded Software Engineer
10 5 (4.85%) IT Support
10 5 (4.85%) Support Technician
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 50 (48.54%) .NET
2 49 (47.57%) JSON
3 37 (35.92%) ASP.NET Web API
4 7 (6.80%) CSS
4 7 (6.80%) Elastic Stack
4 7 (6.80%) HTML
4 7 (6.80%) Web Services
5 2 (1.94%) MFC
6 1 (0.97%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 32 (31.07%) Computer Science
2 25 (24.27%) Driving Licence
3 9 (8.74%) Analytical Skills
4 7 (6.80%) Data Centre
5 6 (5.83%) Embedded Systems
5 6 (5.83%) iPhone
6 5 (4.85%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
7 3 (2.91%) VHDL
8 2 (1.94%) Algorithms
8 2 (1.94%) Analytical Mindset
8 2 (1.94%) Self-Motivation
9 1 (0.97%) ASIC
9 1 (0.97%) CAN bus
9 1 (0.97%) CPLD
9 1 (0.97%) EPoS
9 1 (0.97%) iPad
9 1 (0.97%) iSeries
Operating Systems
1 19 (18.45%) Windows
2 11 (10.68%) Linux
2 11 (10.68%) Windows Server
3 5 (4.85%) Windows Server 2012
4 4 (3.88%) Windows Server 2008
5 2 (1.94%) Unix
6 1 (0.97%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 52 (50.49%) Agile Software Development
2 49 (47.57%) Continuous Integration
3 45 (43.69%) Continuous Deployment
4 24 (23.30%) Scrum
5 20 (19.42%) ITIL
6 16 (15.53%) Performance Management
7 14 (13.59%) Problem-Solving
8 13 (12.62%) Collaborative Working
9 12 (11.65%) Continuous Improvement
9 12 (11.65%) Enterprise Architecture
9 12 (11.65%) Technical Architecture
10 9 (8.74%) Project Management
11 8 (7.77%) High Availability
11 8 (7.77%) ITIL V3
11 8 (7.77%) Software Engineering
12 7 (6.80%) Configuration Management
12 7 (6.80%) Service Delivery
12 7 (6.80%) Virtual Environments
13 6 (5.83%) ITSM
13 6 (5.83%) Service Management
Programming Languages
1 54 (52.43%) C#
2 26 (25.24%) SQL
3 12 (11.65%) T-SQL
4 11 (10.68%) Java
5 9 (8.74%) Python
6 7 (6.80%) Bash Shell
6 7 (6.80%) JavaScript
6 7 (6.80%) Jython
7 6 (5.83%) C
8 5 (4.85%) C++
9 4 (3.88%) FoxPro (VFP)
9 4 (3.88%) Perl
9 4 (3.88%) PHP
10 2 (1.94%) Assembly Language
10 2 (1.94%) Embedded C
10 2 (1.94%) MATLAB
10 2 (1.94%) PowerShell
11 1 (0.97%) RPG
11 1 (0.97%) VBA
11 1 (0.97%) VC++
Qualifications
1 28 (27.18%) Computer Science Degree
2 12 (11.65%) ITIL Certification
3 7 (6.80%) Master's Degree
3 7 (6.80%) Security Cleared
4 5 (4.85%) Microsoft Certification
5 3 (2.91%) MCSE
6 2 (1.94%) MCSA
7 1 (0.97%) CCNA
7 1 (0.97%) Cisco Certification
7 1 (0.97%) HND
7 1 (0.97%) MCDST
7 1 (0.97%) MCITP
7 1 (0.97%) MCP
7 1 (0.97%) PRINCE2 Certification
7 1 (0.97%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (3.88%) Data Quality
2 2 (1.94%) ISO 9001
3 1 (0.97%) MISRA
System Software
1 8 (7.77%) VMware Infrastructure
2 7 (6.80%) Active Directory
2 7 (6.80%) Docker
2 7 (6.80%) Xen
3 2 (1.94%) Firmware
3 2 (1.94%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 7 (6.80%) Ansible
1 7 (6.80%) Graphite
1 7 (6.80%) Kibana
1 7 (6.80%) Kubernetes
1 7 (6.80%) logstash
1 7 (6.80%) Nagios
2 2 (1.94%) NetBackup
2 2 (1.94%) SELinux
Vendors
1 40 (38.83%) Microsoft
2 29 (28.16%) Xamarin
3 8 (7.77%) Twitter
3 8 (7.77%) VMware
4 7 (6.80%) Oracle
5 2 (1.94%) 3PAR
5 2 (1.94%) HP
5 2 (1.94%) Veritas
6 1 (0.97%) Cisco
6 1 (0.97%) IBM
6 1 (0.97%) Meraki
6 1 (0.97%) Sage