Period
to 24 May 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 24 May 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Academic Degree
West Midlands > Worcestershire
6 months to
24 May 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 4 25 19
Rank change year-on-year +21 -6 -8
Permanent jobs citing Degree 115 68 71
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Worcestershire 25.67% 10.10% 11.22%
As % of the Qualifications category 70.55% 38.20% 42.77%
Number of salaries quoted 89 63 66
Worcestershire median annual salary £45,000 £31,000 £25,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +45.16% +24.00% -28.57%
10th Percentile £23,750 £19,250 £19,625
90th Percentile £52,895 £56,000 £53,750
West Midlands median annual salary £40,750 £32,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year +25.38% -13.33% +2.74%

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 163 178 166
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Worcestershire 36.38% 26.45% 26.22%
Number of salaries quoted 111 169 152
Worcestershire median annual salary £45,000 £40,000 £36,660
Median salary % change year-on-year +12.50% +9.11% +4.74%
10th Percentile £23,750 £21,270 £22,025
90th Percentile £65,233 £55,200 £52,500
West Midlands median annual salary £44,000 £40,000 £41,500
% change year-on-year +10.00% -3.61% +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 24 May 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 24 May 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 +26 62 £44,898 +11.54% 9
Malvern 0 27 £45,000 +45.16% 8
Redditch +12 6 £70,000 +241.46% 5
Bromsgrove +19 4 £28,750 +40.24% 1
Stourport-on-Severn - 2 £45,000 -
Degree
West Midlands

For the 6 months to 24 May 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 51 (44.35%) Agile Software Development
2 49 (42.61%) C#
3 42 (36.52%) Continuous Integration
4 38 (33.04%) .NET
5 36 (31.30%) JSON
6 33 (28.70%) Computer Science
6 33 (28.70%) Computer Science Degree
7 32 (27.83%) Continuous Deployment
8 31 (26.96%) Microsoft
9 29 (25.22%) SQL
10 24 (20.87%) ASP.NET Web API
11 23 (20.00%) Java
12 21 (18.26%) Driving Licence
13 20 (17.39%) Problem-Solving
13 20 (17.39%) ITIL
13 20 (17.39%) Windows
14 18 (15.65%) Internet
15 17 (14.78%) Linux
15 17 (14.78%) Microsoft Excel
15 17 (14.78%) Software Engineering
15 17 (14.78%) Microsoft PowerPoint
16 16 (13.91%) Scrum
16 16 (13.91%) Collaborative Working
16 16 (13.91%) Xamarin
17 15 (13.04%) CSS
17 15 (13.04%) HTML
17 15 (13.04%) MongoDB
18 14 (12.17%) High Availability
18 14 (12.17%) Security Cleared
18 14 (12.17%) Microsoft Azure

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 (6.96%) Elasticsearch
2 3 (2.61%) MS Exchange
3 2 (1.74%) Exchange Server 2010
3 2 (1.74%) IIS
3 2 (1.74%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 17 (14.78%) Microsoft Excel
1 17 (14.78%) Microsoft PowerPoint
2 6 (5.22%) Spreadsheet
3 1 (0.87%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 2 (1.74%) Dynamics AX
1 2 (1.74%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (0.87%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 14 (12.17%) Microsoft Azure
2 9 (7.83%) Amazon AWS
2 9 (7.83%) Serverless
3 8 (6.96%) Amazon EC2
3 8 (6.96%) CloudFront
4 3 (2.61%) Office 365
5 2 (1.74%) AdWords
5 2 (1.74%) Google Analytics
Communications & Networking
1 18 (15.65%) Internet
2 8 (6.96%) Network Security
3 2 (1.74%) RFID
3 2 (1.74%) SAN
3 2 (1.74%) Skype
3 2 (1.74%) TCP/IP
3 2 (1.74%) Wi-Fi
4 1 (0.87%) Unified Communications
4 1 (0.87%) VLAN
4 1 (0.87%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (13.04%) MongoDB
2 12 (10.43%) SQL Server
3 8 (6.96%) Amazon RDS
3 8 (6.96%) Oracle Database
4 6 (5.22%) NoSQL
5 4 (3.48%) Data Warehouse
6 1 (0.87%) Microsoft Analysis Services
6 1 (0.87%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 1 (0.87%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 1 (0.87%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 8 (6.96%) GoCD
1 8 (6.96%) Jenkins
2 4 (3.48%) Visual Studio
3 2 (1.74%) Eclipse
3 2 (1.74%) Git (software)
3 2 (1.74%) PVCS
3 2 (1.74%) Rational DOORS
3 2 (1.74%) Team Foundation Server
4 1 (0.87%) Octopus Deploy
4 1 (0.87%) Selenium
General
1 12 (10.43%) Local Government
2 9 (7.83%) Electronics
3 4 (3.48%) Finance
3 4 (3.48%) Manufacturing
3 4 (3.48%) Marketing
4 2 (1.74%) Aerospace
4 2 (1.74%) Back Office
5 1 (0.87%) Legal
5 1 (0.87%) Multimedia
5 1 (0.87%) Retail
Job Titles
1 37 (32.17%) Developer
2 19 (16.52%) Senior Developer
3 14 (12.17%) Software Developer
3 14 (12.17%) Team Leader
4 13 (11.30%) Development Team Leader
5 12 (10.43%) Architect
5 12 (10.43%) ICT Architect
5 12 (10.43%) Linux Engineer
6 10 (8.70%) Analyst
6 10 (8.70%) Software Engineer
7 9 (7.83%) Consultant
8 8 (6.96%) IT Consultant
8 8 (6.96%) IT Engineer
8 8 (6.96%) Linux Consultant
9 7 (6.09%) Senior Software Developer
10 6 (5.22%) Embedded Engineer
10 6 (5.22%) Embedded Software Engineer
10 6 (5.22%) Node.js Developer
11 5 (4.35%) Java Developer
11 5 (4.35%) SQL Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 38 (33.04%) .NET
2 36 (31.30%) JSON
3 24 (20.87%) ASP.NET Web API
4 15 (13.04%) CSS
4 15 (13.04%) HTML
5 8 (6.96%) Elastic Stack
5 8 (6.96%) Web Services
6 7 (6.09%) AngularJS
6 7 (6.09%) CSS3
6 7 (6.09%) HTML5
7 6 (5.22%) Backbone.js
7 6 (5.22%) KnockoutJS
7 6 (5.22%) Middleware
7 6 (5.22%) Node.js
7 6 (5.22%) React
8 3 (2.61%) Spring
8 3 (2.61%) Spring Security
9 2 (1.74%) .NET Framework
9 2 (1.74%) MFC
10 1 (0.87%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 33 (28.70%) Computer Science
2 21 (18.26%) Driving Licence
3 10 (8.70%) Analytical Skills
4 8 (6.96%) Data Centre
5 6 (5.22%) iPhone
5 6 (5.22%) Mobile App
6 5 (4.35%) Embedded Systems
7 3 (2.61%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
7 3 (2.61%) Self-Motivation
8 2 (1.74%) Algorithms
8 2 (1.74%) Analytical Mindset
8 2 (1.74%) Fintech
8 2 (1.74%) Management Information System
8 2 (1.74%) VHDL
9 1 (0.87%) EPoS
9 1 (0.87%) iPad
Operating Systems
1 20 (17.39%) Windows
2 17 (14.78%) Linux
3 9 (7.83%) Windows Server
4 3 (2.61%) Mac OS
5 2 (1.74%) Unix
5 2 (1.74%) Windows Server 2008
5 2 (1.74%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 51 (44.35%) Agile Software Development
2 42 (36.52%) Continuous Integration
3 32 (27.83%) Continuous Deployment
4 20 (17.39%) ITIL
4 20 (17.39%) Problem-Solving
5 17 (14.78%) Software Engineering
6 16 (13.91%) Collaborative Working
6 16 (13.91%) Scrum
7 14 (12.17%) High Availability
8 13 (11.30%) Project Management
8 13 (11.30%) Technical Architecture
9 12 (10.43%) Continuous Improvement
9 12 (10.43%) Enterprise Architecture
10 10 (8.70%) B2B
11 9 (7.83%) Cryptography
12 8 (6.96%) OO
12 8 (6.96%) Quality Management
12 8 (6.96%) Stakeholder Management
12 8 (6.96%) Virtual Environments
12 8 (6.96%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 49 (42.61%) C#
2 29 (25.22%) SQL
3 23 (20.00%) Java
4 14 (12.17%) JavaScript
4 14 (12.17%) T-SQL
5 13 (11.30%) Python
6 12 (10.43%) C++
7 9 (7.83%) C
8 8 (6.96%) Bash Shell
8 8 (6.96%) Jython
8 8 (6.96%) PHP
9 4 (3.48%) FoxPro (VFP)
9 4 (3.48%) Perl
10 2 (1.74%) Assembly Language
10 2 (1.74%) MATLAB
10 2 (1.74%) PowerShell
10 2 (1.74%) VC++
11 1 (0.87%) Embedded C
11 1 (0.87%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 33 (28.70%) Computer Science Degree
2 14 (12.17%) Security Cleared
3 12 (10.43%) ITIL Certification
4 8 (6.96%) Master's Degree
4 8 (6.96%) SC Cleared
5 5 (4.35%) DV Cleared
6 3 (2.61%) CREST Certified
6 3 (2.61%) PhD
7 2 (1.74%) HND
7 2 (1.74%) MCSE
7 2 (1.74%) Microsoft Certification
8 1 (0.87%) CCNA
8 1 (0.87%) CESG Certified Professional
8 1 (0.87%) Cisco Certification
8 1 (0.87%) CISSP
8 1 (0.87%) ISEB
8 1 (0.87%) ISTQB
8 1 (0.87%) MCP
8 1 (0.87%) MCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (3.48%) Data Quality
1 4 (3.48%) ISO 9001
2 2 (1.74%) MISRA
3 1 (0.87%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (0.87%) PMO
3 1 (0.87%) QA
3 1 (0.87%) SLA
System Software
1 9 (7.83%) VMware Infrastructure
2 8 (6.96%) Docker
2 8 (6.96%) Xen
3 3 (2.61%) Active Directory
4 1 (0.87%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 8 (6.96%) Ansible
1 8 (6.96%) Graphite
1 8 (6.96%) Kibana
1 8 (6.96%) Kubernetes
1 8 (6.96%) logstash
1 8 (6.96%) Nagios
2 2 (1.74%) SELinux
3 1 (0.87%) NetBackup
Vendors
1 31 (26.96%) Microsoft
2 16 (13.91%) Xamarin
3 11 (9.57%) Twitter
4 9 (7.83%) VMware
5 8 (6.96%) Oracle
6 2 (1.74%) Google
6 2 (1.74%) Yahoo!
7 1 (0.87%) 3PAR
7 1 (0.87%) Cisco
7 1 (0.87%) HP
7 1 (0.87%) Ivanti
7 1 (0.87%) Meraki
7 1 (0.87%) Remedy
7 1 (0.87%) Sage
7 1 (0.87%) Veritas