Period
to 21 November 2017

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 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Academic Degree
West Midlands > Worcestershire
6 months to
21 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 11 22 21
Rank change year-on-year +11 -1 -4
Permanent jobs citing Degree 73 36 58
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Worcestershire 14.57% 7.76% 11.84%
As % of the Qualifications category 44.24% 30.25% 48.33%
Number of salaries quoted 64 41 58
Worcestershire median annual salary £36,000 £30,000 £29,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +20.00% +1.69% -26.25%
10th Percentile £20,825 £21,750 £19,700
90th Percentile £63,750 £36,250 £45,750
West Midlands median annual salary £35,000 £35,000 £35,000

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 165 119 120
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Worcestershire 32.93% 25.65% 24.49%
Number of salaries quoted 134 114 100
Worcestershire median annual salary £42,500 £37,500 £32,532
Median salary % change year-on-year +13.33% +15.27% -18.67%
10th Percentile £21,568 £22,150 £20,950
90th Percentile £68,750 £51,250 £52,750
West Midlands median annual salary £41,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +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 21 November 2017.

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 2017. 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 +7 35 £35,000 +40.00% 3
Worcester +10 26 £41,250 +43.48% 4
Redditch +6 9 £22,000 -30.16%
Pershore - 2 £34,000 - 1
Degree
West Midlands

For the 6 months to 21 November 2017, IT jobs citing Degree 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 Worcestershire region with a requirement for Degree.

1 19 (26.03%) C#
2 17 (23.29%) Security Cleared
3 16 (21.92%) ITIL
4 14 (19.18%) SC Cleared
5 13 (17.81%) Local Government
5 13 (17.81%) C++
6 12 (16.44%) Agile Software Development
7 11 (15.07%) Network Security
7 11 (15.07%) DV Cleared
7 11 (15.07%) Time Management
8 10 (13.70%) Analytical Skills
8 10 (13.70%) Java
8 10 (13.70%) JavaScript
9 9 (12.33%) SQL
9 9 (12.33%) .NET
9 9 (12.33%) ITIL Certification
10 8 (10.96%) Computer Science Degree
10 8 (10.96%) PhD
10 8 (10.96%) TDD
10 8 (10.96%) Cryptography
10 8 (10.96%) Penetration Testing
10 8 (10.96%) Software Engineering
10 8 (10.96%) Electronics
11 7 (9.59%) Ethical Hacking
11 7 (9.59%) Firmware
12 6 (8.22%) Driving Licence
12 6 (8.22%) Continuous Improvement
12 6 (8.22%) Embedded Software Development
12 6 (8.22%) Collaborative Working
12 6 (8.22%) CREST Certified

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:

Applications
1 1 (1.37%) Adobe Creative Suite
1 1 (1.37%) Adobe Illustrator
1 1 (1.37%) InDesign
1 1 (1.37%) Microsoft Excel
1 1 (1.37%) Microsoft Office
1 1 (1.37%) Microsoft PowerPoint
1 1 (1.37%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 4 (5.48%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 6 (8.22%) Amazon AWS
2 3 (4.11%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 11 (15.07%) Network Security
2 6 (8.22%) Internet
3 5 (6.85%) DMZ
3 5 (6.85%) Firewall
3 5 (6.85%) IPsec
3 5 (6.85%) SSL
3 5 (6.85%) VPN
4 3 (4.11%) Ethernet
4 3 (4.11%) HTTP
4 3 (4.11%) SMTP
4 3 (4.11%) SNMP
5 2 (2.74%) Intrusion Detection
6 1 (1.37%) Modbus
6 1 (1.37%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (8.22%) MongoDB
2 4 (5.48%) SQL Server
3 3 (4.11%) NoSQL
3 3 (4.11%) Oracle Database
4 1 (1.37%) Electronic Patient Records
Development Applications
1 3 (4.11%) Rational DOORS
1 3 (4.11%) Team Foundation Server
1 3 (4.11%) Visual Studio
2 1 (1.37%) Eclipse
2 1 (1.37%) Maven
General
1 13 (17.81%) Local Government
2 8 (10.96%) Electronics
3 6 (8.22%) Retail
4 5 (6.85%) French Language
4 5 (6.85%) German Language
5 4 (5.48%) Marketing
6 3 (4.11%) Military
7 1 (1.37%) Automotive
7 1 (1.37%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 14 (19.18%) Developer
2 9 (12.33%) ICT Manager
3 8 (10.96%) C# Developer
3 8 (10.96%) Junior
4 7 (9.59%) .NET Developer
4 7 (9.59%) C# .NET Developer
5 6 (8.22%) Penetration Tester
5 6 (8.22%) Tester
6 5 (6.85%) Junior Developer
6 5 (6.85%) Security Engineer
6 5 (6.85%) Software Engineer
6 5 (6.85%) Technical Specialist
7 4 (5.48%) Analyst
7 4 (5.48%) Applications Developer
7 4 (5.48%) Desktop Support
7 4 (5.48%) Embedded Engineer
7 4 (5.48%) Junior C# Developer
7 4 (5.48%) Support Specialist
7 4 (5.48%) Technical Support
7 4 (5.48%) Technical Support Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (12.33%) .NET
2 6 (8.22%) HTML
3 5 (6.85%) CSS
4 4 (5.48%) AngularJS
4 4 (5.48%) ASP.NET
4 4 (5.48%) CSS3
4 4 (5.48%) WPF
5 3 (4.11%) Backbone.js
5 3 (4.11%) HTML5
5 3 (4.11%) KnockoutJS
5 3 (4.11%) Middleware
5 3 (4.11%) Node.js
5 3 (4.11%) React
5 3 (4.11%) Web Services
6 1 (1.37%) Hibernate
6 1 (1.37%) jQuery
6 1 (1.37%) RESTful
6 1 (1.37%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 10 (13.70%) Analytical Skills
2 6 (8.22%) Computer Science
2 6 (8.22%) Driving Licence
2 6 (8.22%) VHDL
3 5 (6.85%) CPLD
3 5 (6.85%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
4 4 (5.48%) Management Information System
5 3 (4.11%) Algorithms
5 3 (4.11%) ASIC
5 3 (4.11%) Mobile App
6 1 (1.37%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 3 (4.11%) Unix
2 2 (2.74%) Windows
2 2 (2.74%) Windows Server
3 1 (1.37%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (21.92%) ITIL
2 12 (16.44%) Agile Software Development
3 11 (15.07%) Time Management
4 8 (10.96%) Cryptography
4 8 (10.96%) Penetration Testing
4 8 (10.96%) Software Engineering
4 8 (10.96%) TDD
5 7 (9.59%) Ethical Hacking
6 6 (8.22%) Collaborative Working
6 6 (8.22%) Continuous Improvement
6 6 (8.22%) Embedded Software Development
6 6 (8.22%) Scrum
6 6 (8.22%) Service Design
6 6 (8.22%) Stakeholder Management
6 6 (8.22%) Test Automation
7 5 (6.85%) B2B
7 5 (6.85%) Change Management
7 5 (6.85%) Customer Requirements
7 5 (6.85%) Data Encryption
7 5 (6.85%) E-Commerce
Programming Languages
1 19 (26.03%) C#
2 13 (17.81%) C++
3 10 (13.70%) Java
3 10 (13.70%) JavaScript
4 9 (12.33%) SQL
5 4 (5.48%) C
5 4 (5.48%) T-SQL
6 3 (4.11%) Assembly Language
6 3 (4.11%) Bash Shell
6 3 (4.11%) MATLAB
6 3 (4.11%) Perl
6 3 (4.11%) PHP
6 3 (4.11%) PowerShell
6 3 (4.11%) Python
6 3 (4.11%) Shell Script
7 2 (2.74%) Embedded C
8 1 (1.37%) Groovy
8 1 (1.37%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 17 (23.29%) Security Cleared
2 14 (19.18%) SC Cleared
3 11 (15.07%) DV Cleared
4 9 (12.33%) ITIL Certification
5 8 (10.96%) Computer Science Degree
5 8 (10.96%) PhD
6 6 (8.22%) CREST Certified
7 3 (4.11%) CISSP
7 3 (4.11%) Numerate Degree
8 2 (2.74%) CESG Certified Professional
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (5.48%) ISO 9000
2 3 (4.11%) SLA
3 2 (2.74%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 1 (1.37%) ISO 26262
4 1 (1.37%) MISRA
System Software
1 7 (9.59%) Firmware
2 6 (8.22%) VMware Infrastructure
3 3 (4.11%) Docker
3 3 (4.11%) VMware Workstation
Vendors
1 6 (8.22%) VMware
2 4 (5.48%) LANDesk
2 4 (5.48%) Microsoft
2 4 (5.48%) Remedy
3 3 (4.11%) EMC
3 3 (4.11%) Mentor Graphics
3 3 (4.11%) Oracle
3 3 (4.11%) Xilinx
4 1 (1.37%) Adobe
4 1 (1.37%) SAP