Period
to 18 February 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 18 February 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Academic Degree
West Midlands > Worcestershire
6 months to
18 Feb 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 11 32 21
Rank change year-on-year +21 -11 -11
Permanent jobs citing Degree 74 41 56
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Worcestershire 15.45% 7.23% 11.31%
As % of the Qualifications category 50.34% 31.54% 42.42%
Number of salaries quoted 57 44 54
Worcestershire median annual salary £42,500 £30,000 £25,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +41.67% +20.00% -31.51%
10th Percentile £23,750 £18,375 £19,000
90th Percentile £64,250 £53,350 £41,050
West Midlands median annual salary £35,000 £34,455 £37,500
% change year-on-year +1.58% -8.12% -

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 147 130 132
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Worcestershire 30.69% 22.93% 26.67%
Number of salaries quoted 99 127 127
Worcestershire median annual salary £45,000 £37,500 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +20.00% +7.14% -4.11%
10th Percentile £23,750 £21,000 £20,000
90th Percentile £73,750 £55,300 £60,750
West Midlands median annual salary £40,000 £40,000 £41,000
% change year-on-year - -2.44% +2.50%

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 18 February 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 18 February 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
Malvern +3 33 £32,000 +6.67% 3
Worcester +23 30 £45,000 +50.00% 16
Redditch +3 5 £46,000 +46.03% 4
Bromsgrove +10 2 £25,000 +21.95% 1
Pershore - 2 £34,000 -
Degree
West Midlands

For the 6 months to 18 February 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 22 (29.73%) Java
1 22 (29.73%) Agile Software Development
2 20 (27.03%) C#
2 20 (27.03%) C++
3 18 (24.32%) Software Engineering
4 17 (22.97%) Security Cleared
5 16 (21.62%) JavaScript
5 16 (21.62%) B2B
6 15 (20.27%) ITIL
6 15 (20.27%) Test Automation
7 14 (18.92%) SC Cleared
7 14 (18.92%) CSS
7 14 (18.92%) HTML
8 13 (17.57%) TDD
8 13 (17.57%) Local Government
9 12 (16.22%) MongoDB
9 12 (16.22%) AngularJS
9 12 (16.22%) Computer Science Degree
10 11 (14.86%) HTML5
10 11 (14.86%) High Availability
10 11 (14.86%) CSS3
10 11 (14.86%) OO
11 10 (13.51%) OOP
11 10 (13.51%) Middleware
11 10 (13.51%) Node.js
11 10 (13.51%) BDD
11 10 (13.51%) Backbone.js
11 10 (13.51%) KnockoutJS
11 10 (13.51%) NoSQL
11 10 (13.51%) Mobile App

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 1 (1.35%) Elasticsearch
Applications
1 2 (2.70%) Microsoft Excel
1 2 (2.70%) Microsoft PowerPoint
2 1 (1.35%) Adobe Creative Suite
2 1 (1.35%) Adobe Illustrator
2 1 (1.35%) InDesign
2 1 (1.35%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 3 (4.05%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 5 (6.76%) Microsoft Azure
2 4 (5.41%) Amazon AWS
3 2 (2.70%) AdWords
3 2 (2.70%) Google Analytics
4 1 (1.35%) Amazon EC2
4 1 (1.35%) CloudFront
Communications & Networking
1 5 (6.76%) Internet
2 4 (5.41%) Network Security
3 3 (4.05%) Ethernet
3 3 (4.05%) HTTP
3 3 (4.05%) SMTP
3 3 (4.05%) SNMP
4 1 (1.35%) Modbus
4 1 (1.35%) RFID
4 1 (1.35%) TCP/IP
4 1 (1.35%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (16.22%) MongoDB
2 10 (13.51%) NoSQL
3 3 (4.05%) SQL Server
4 1 (1.35%) Amazon RDS
4 1 (1.35%) Microsoft Analysis Services
4 1 (1.35%) Oracle Database
4 1 (1.35%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 1 (1.35%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 1 (1.35%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 5 (6.76%) Team Foundation Server
2 4 (5.41%) Visual Studio
3 3 (4.05%) Rational DOORS
4 2 (2.70%) Eclipse
5 1 (1.35%) Git (software)
5 1 (1.35%) GoCD
5 1 (1.35%) Jenkins
5 1 (1.35%) Maven
5 1 (1.35%) Octopus Deploy
5 1 (1.35%) PVCS
5 1 (1.35%) Selenium
General
1 13 (17.57%) Local Government
2 9 (12.16%) Electronics
3 7 (9.46%) Marketing
4 3 (4.05%) Manufacturing
4 3 (4.05%) Military
5 2 (2.70%) Aerospace
6 1 (1.35%) Automotive
6 1 (1.35%) Legal
6 1 (1.35%) Retail
Job Titles
1 21 (28.38%) Developer
2 10 (13.51%) Node.js Developer
2 10 (13.51%) Software Developer
3 9 (12.16%) ICT Manager
4 8 (10.81%) Software Engineer
5 5 (6.76%) Penetration Tester
5 5 (6.76%) Tester
6 4 (5.41%) Analyst
6 4 (5.41%) C# Developer
6 4 (5.41%) Embedded Engineer
6 4 (5.41%) Java Developer
6 4 (5.41%) Security Engineer
6 4 (5.41%) Senior Developer
6 4 (5.41%) Web Developer
7 3 (4.05%) .NET Developer
7 3 (4.05%) C# .NET Developer
7 3 (4.05%) Consultant
7 3 (4.05%) ICT Architect
7 3 (4.05%) Service Manager
7 3 (4.05%) SQL Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (18.92%) CSS
1 14 (18.92%) HTML
2 12 (16.22%) AngularJS
3 11 (14.86%) CSS3
3 11 (14.86%) HTML5
4 10 (13.51%) Backbone.js
4 10 (13.51%) KnockoutJS
4 10 (13.51%) Middleware
4 10 (13.51%) Node.js
4 10 (13.51%) React
5 4 (5.41%) .NET
5 4 (5.41%) Spring
6 3 (4.05%) Spring Security
7 2 (2.70%) .NET Framework
7 2 (2.70%) WPF
8 1 (1.35%) Elastic Stack
8 1 (1.35%) Entity Framework
8 1 (1.35%) Hibernate
8 1 (1.35%) RESTful
8 1 (1.35%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 10 (13.51%) Computer Science
1 10 (13.51%) Mobile App
2 9 (12.16%) Analytical Skills
3 6 (8.11%) Driving Licence
4 5 (6.76%) CPLD
4 5 (6.76%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
4 5 (6.76%) VHDL
5 3 (4.05%) Algorithms
5 3 (4.05%) ASIC
5 3 (4.05%) Management Information System
6 2 (2.70%) Fintech
7 1 (1.35%) Data Centre
7 1 (1.35%) Embedded Systems
7 1 (1.35%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 6 (8.11%) Linux
2 4 (5.41%) Windows
3 3 (4.05%) Mac OS
3 3 (4.05%) Unix
4 1 (1.35%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 22 (29.73%) Agile Software Development
2 18 (24.32%) Software Engineering
3 16 (21.62%) B2B
4 15 (20.27%) ITIL
4 15 (20.27%) Test Automation
5 13 (17.57%) TDD
6 11 (14.86%) High Availability
6 11 (14.86%) OO
7 10 (13.51%) Artificial Intelligence
7 10 (13.51%) BDD
7 10 (13.51%) Continuous Integration
7 10 (13.51%) Mobile Application Development
7 10 (13.51%) OOP
7 10 (13.51%) Unit Testing
8 9 (12.16%) Collaborative Working
9 8 (10.81%) Stakeholder Management
10 7 (9.46%) Cryptography
11 6 (8.11%) Information Security
11 6 (8.11%) Scrum
11 6 (8.11%) Time Management
Programming Languages
1 22 (29.73%) Java
2 20 (27.03%) C#
2 20 (27.03%) C++
3 16 (21.62%) JavaScript
4 8 (10.81%) C
5 7 (9.46%) PHP
5 7 (9.46%) Python
6 5 (6.76%) SQL
7 3 (4.05%) Assembly Language
7 3 (4.05%) MATLAB
7 3 (4.05%) Perl
7 3 (4.05%) PowerShell
7 3 (4.05%) Shell Script
8 2 (2.70%) T-SQL
9 1 (1.35%) Bash Shell
9 1 (1.35%) Embedded C
9 1 (1.35%) Groovy
9 1 (1.35%) Jython
9 1 (1.35%) TypeScript
9 1 (1.35%) VC++
Qualifications
1 17 (22.97%) Security Cleared
2 14 (18.92%) SC Cleared
3 12 (16.22%) Computer Science Degree
4 9 (12.16%) DV Cleared
4 9 (12.16%) ITIL Certification
5 5 (6.76%) CREST Certified
5 5 (6.76%) PhD
6 3 (4.05%) CISSP
6 3 (4.05%) Numerate Degree
7 2 (2.70%) CESG Certified Professional
8 1 (1.35%) HND
8 1 (1.35%) ISEB
8 1 (1.35%) ISTQB
8 1 (1.35%) Master's Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (4.05%) SLA
2 2 (2.70%) ISO 9000
2 2 (2.70%) ISO 9001
2 2 (2.70%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 2 (2.70%) MISRA
3 1 (1.35%) ISO 26262
3 1 (1.35%) PMO
3 1 (1.35%) QA
System Software
1 6 (8.11%) Firmware
2 4 (5.41%) Docker
2 4 (5.41%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (1.35%) Xen
Systems Management
1 1 (1.35%) Ansible
1 1 (1.35%) Graphite
1 1 (1.35%) Kibana
1 1 (1.35%) Kubernetes
1 1 (1.35%) logstash
1 1 (1.35%) Nagios
Vendors
1 4 (5.41%) VMware
2 3 (4.05%) EMC
2 3 (4.05%) Ivanti
2 3 (4.05%) Mentor Graphics
2 3 (4.05%) Microsoft
2 3 (4.05%) Remedy
2 3 (4.05%) Twitter
2 3 (4.05%) Xilinx
3 2 (2.70%) Google
3 2 (2.70%) Yahoo!
4 1 (1.35%) Adobe
4 1 (1.35%) Oracle
4 1 (1.35%) SAP