The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Computer Science in IT jobs advertised for the Birmingham region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Computer Science over the 3 months to 29 April 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
29 Apr 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Computer Science (Computing Science)
Rank 64 60 72
Rank change year-on-year
-4 +12
Permanent jobs citing Computer Science 85 73 51
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Birmingham 3.45% 3.99% 2.82%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 8.20% 10.47% 7.66%
Number of salaries quoted 61 63 44
Average salary £35,000 £32,500 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.69% -13.33%
90% offered a salary of more than £21,000 £25,000 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £47,500 £47,500 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £39,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+2.56% +4.00%
Computer Science
West Midlands

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Miscellaneous category in permanent jobs advertised in the Birmingham region.

Miscellaneous Category
Birmingham
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
1037 697 666
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Birmingham 42.05% 38.09% 36.82%
Number of salaries quoted 630 559 606
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- -11.11%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,000 £27,500 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £65,000 £67,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -

Computer Science
Jobs Demand Trend in Birmingham

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Computer Science across the Birmingham region as a proportion of the total demand within the Miscellaneous category.

Computer Science Jobs Demand Trend in Birmingham

Computer Science
Salary Trend in Birmingham

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Computer Science across the Birmingham region.

Computer Science Salary Trend in Birmingham

Computer Science
Salary Histogram in Birmingham

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Computer Science across the Birmingham region over the 3 months to 29 April 2016.

Computer Science Salary Histogram in Birmingham

Computer Science
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Birmingham

For the 6 months to 29 April 2016, IT jobs across the Birmingham region citing Computer Science also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited Computer Science.

1 150 (98.04%) Degree
2 65 (42.48%) Software Engineering
3 62 (40.52%) SQL
4 61 (39.87%) SQL Server
5 47 (30.72%) C#
6 46 (30.07%) .NET
7 37 (24.18%) Java
7 37 (24.18%) Continuous Improvement
8 33 (21.57%) Test Planning
8 33 (21.57%) JavaScript
9 32 (20.92%) Project Management
9 32 (20.92%) Agile Software Development
10 31 (20.26%) MySQL
11 30 (19.61%) HTML
12 29 (18.95%) CSS
12 29 (18.95%) Service Delivery
13 28 (18.30%) Integration Testing
14 27 (17.65%) Change Management
15 26 (16.99%) PHP
15 26 (16.99%) Linux
15 26 (16.99%) Data Centre
16 25 (16.34%) System Integration Testing
16 25 (16.34%) ISEB
16 25 (16.34%) Technical Architecture
17 23 (15.03%) Microsoft
18 22 (14.38%) Finance
18 22 (14.38%) Oracle
18 22 (14.38%) XML
18 22 (14.38%) Web Development
18 22 (14.38%) Requirements Analysis

Computer Science
Top Related IT Skills in Birmingham by Category

For the 6 months to 29 April 2016, IT jobs across the Birmingham region citing Computer Science also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited Computer Science. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 15 (9.80%) Apache
2 6 (3.92%) nginx
3 5 (3.27%) Node.js
4 2 (1.31%) Apache Solr
4 2 (1.31%) CMS
Applications
1 21 (13.73%) MS Excel
2 1 (0.65%) MS Office
2 1 (0.65%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 7 (4.58%) Magento
2 6 (3.92%) Dynamics CRM
3 5 (3.27%) Dynamics AX
3 5 (3.27%) Dynamics GP
3 5 (3.27%) Dynamics NAV
4 2 (1.31%) SAP CO
4 2 (1.31%) SAP FI
4 2 (1.31%) SAP FI/CO
4 2 (1.31%) SAP FI-AP
4 2 (1.31%) SAP HR
4 2 (1.31%) SAP MM
4 2 (1.31%) SAP Payroll
4 2 (1.31%) SAP SD
Cloud Services
1 19 (12.42%) Amazon AWS
2 15 (9.80%) Amazon EC2
2 15 (9.80%) Microsoft Azure
3 13 (8.50%) IaaS
3 13 (8.50%) PaaS
4 7 (4.58%) Office 365
5 4 (2.61%) GitHub
5 4 (2.61%) SaaS
6 2 (1.31%) Amazon CloudSearch
6 2 (1.31%) Amazon ElastiCache
6 2 (1.31%) Amazon SQS
Communications & Networking
1 8 (5.23%) HTTP
1 8 (5.23%) SAN
2 3 (1.96%) Asterisk PBX
3 2 (1.31%) HTTPS
3 2 (1.31%) Internet
4 1 (0.65%) Firewall
4 1 (0.65%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 61 (39.87%) SQL Server
2 31 (20.26%) MySQL
3 20 (13.07%) DB2
4 7 (4.58%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 6 (3.92%) Relational Database
6 5 (3.27%) Data Warehouse
6 5 (3.27%) NoSQL
6 5 (3.27%) Power BI
6 5 (3.27%) SAP HANA
7 4 (2.61%) SAP BW
8 3 (1.96%) RDBMS
9 2 (1.31%) Amazon DynamoDB
9 2 (1.31%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
9 2 (1.31%) Oracle Database
9 2 (1.31%) Oracle Database 11g
10 1 (0.65%) MongoDB
10 1 (0.65%) QlikView
10 1 (0.65%) SQL Server 2014
10 1 (0.65%) SQL Server Analysis Services
10 1 (0.65%) SQLite
Development Applications
1 17 (11.11%) Git (software)
2 13 (8.50%) JUnit
3 7 (4.58%) JIRA
4 5 (3.27%) Gradle
5 4 (2.61%) Atlassian Bamboo
6 3 (1.96%) LSMW
7 2 (1.31%) LabVIEW
7 2 (1.31%) PHPUnit
7 2 (1.31%) Talend Open Studio
8 1 (0.65%) Bower
8 1 (0.65%) CocoaPods
8 1 (0.65%) Subversion
8 1 (0.65%) Visual Studio Tools for Office
8 1 (0.65%) WebDriver
General
1 22 (14.38%) Finance
2 21 (13.73%) Publishing
3 14 (9.15%) Games
3 14 (9.15%) Local Government
4 12 (7.84%) Retail
5 2 (1.31%) Advertising
6 1 (0.65%) Legal
6 1 (0.65%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 40 (26.14%) Analyst
1 40 (26.14%) Developer
2 25 (16.34%) .NET Analyst Programmer
2 25 (16.34%) .NET Programmer
2 25 (16.34%) Analyst Programmer
2 25 (16.34%) C# Programmer
2 25 (16.34%) Programmer
2 25 (16.34%) SQL Analyst
2 25 (16.34%) SQL Programmer
2 25 (16.34%) SQL Server Analyst
3 24 (15.69%) Architect
4 21 (13.73%) Graduate
5 16 (10.46%) Java Developer
6 15 (9.80%) Solutions Architect
7 13 (8.50%) Junior
8 11 (7.19%) Delphi Analyst Programmer
8 11 (7.19%) Delphi Programmer
9 10 (6.54%) Software Engineer
10 9 (5.88%) Software Developer
10 9 (5.88%) Technical Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 46 (30.07%) .NET
2 30 (19.61%) HTML
3 29 (18.95%) CSS
4 22 (14.38%) XML
5 20 (13.07%) WPF
6 19 (12.42%) HTML5
7 18 (11.76%) jQuery
8 16 (10.46%) Web Services
9 15 (9.80%) Spring
10 14 (9.15%) LAMP
10 14 (9.15%) REST
11 13 (8.50%) .NET Framework
12 10 (6.54%) ASP.NET
13 9 (5.88%) JSON
14 8 (5.23%) Symfony
15 7 (4.58%) CSS3
15 7 (4.58%) Hibernate
15 7 (4.58%) Zend Framework
16 6 (3.92%) LEMP Stack
16 6 (3.92%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 26 (16.99%) Data Centre
2 21 (13.73%) CMDB
3 20 (13.07%) Mathematics
4 13 (8.50%) Management Information System
4 13 (8.50%) Physics
5 11 (7.19%) Statistics
6 10 (6.54%) Chemistry
7 9 (5.88%) Analytical Skills
8 8 (5.23%) Clustering
9 5 (3.27%) Enterprise Software
9 5 (3.27%) User Experience
10 4 (2.61%) Data Integration
10 4 (2.61%) Mobile App
11 2 (1.31%) Algorithms
11 2 (1.31%) Inversion of Control
11 2 (1.31%) Linked Data
11 2 (1.31%) Semantic Web
12 1 (0.65%) Data Structures
12 1 (0.65%) Public Cloud
12 1 (0.65%) Xbox
Operating Systems
1 26 (16.99%) Linux
2 13 (8.50%) Windows
3 10 (6.54%) Solaris
4 8 (5.23%) AIX
4 8 (5.23%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 8 (5.23%) SUSE
4 8 (5.23%) Unix
5 7 (4.58%) Apple iOS
6 6 (3.92%) Debian
6 6 (3.92%) Ubuntu
7 4 (2.61%) Mac OS X
8 3 (1.96%) CentOS
9 2 (1.31%) Windows Server
10 1 (0.65%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 65 (42.48%) Software Engineering
2 37 (24.18%) Continuous Improvement
3 33 (21.57%) Test Planning
4 32 (20.92%) Agile Software Development
4 32 (20.92%) Project Management
5 29 (18.95%) Service Delivery
6 28 (18.30%) Integration Testing
7 27 (17.65%) Change Management
8 25 (16.34%) System Integration Testing
8 25 (16.34%) Technical Architecture
9 22 (14.38%) Line Management
9 22 (14.38%) Presales
9 22 (14.38%) Requirements Analysis
9 22 (14.38%) TOGAF
9 22 (14.38%) Web Development
9 22 (14.38%) Zachman Framework
10 21 (13.73%) Business Intelligence
11 19 (12.42%) CRM
11 19 (12.42%) OO
11 19 (12.42%) PRINCE2
Programming Languages
1 62 (40.52%) SQL
2 47 (30.72%) C#
3 37 (24.18%) Java
4 33 (21.57%) JavaScript
5 26 (16.99%) PHP
6 16 (10.46%) XAML
7 12 (7.84%) C++
8 11 (7.19%) Delphi
9 10 (6.54%) Perl
10 8 (5.23%) Shell Script
11 7 (4.58%) PL/SQL
12 6 (3.92%) PHP 5
13 4 (2.61%) XPath
14 3 (1.96%) ABAP
15 2 (1.31%) C
15 2 (1.31%) MATLAB
15 2 (1.31%) Python
15 2 (1.31%) Ruby
15 2 (1.31%) SPARQL
15 2 (1.31%) VC++
Qualifications
1 150 (98.04%) Degree
2 25 (16.34%) ISEB
3 14 (9.15%) PMI Certification
4 13 (8.50%) PMP
5 4 (2.61%) CISSP
5 4 (2.61%) CLAS
5 4 (2.61%) GIAC
5 4 (2.61%) ISTQB
5 4 (2.61%) SANS
6 2 (1.31%) Security Cleared
7 1 (0.65%) Avaya Certification
7 1 (0.65%) CCNA
7 1 (0.65%) Cisco Certification
7 1 (0.65%) ITIL Certification
7 1 (0.65%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 14 (9.15%) QA
2 4 (2.61%) HMG Security Policy Framework
2 4 (2.61%) PCI DSS
2 4 (2.61%) SLA
System Software
1 15 (9.80%) VMware Infrastructure
2 8 (5.23%) Firmware
3 7 (4.58%) Docker
Systems Management
1 13 (8.50%) SCVMM
2 8 (5.23%) NetBackup
2 8 (5.23%) Oracle RMAN
2 8 (5.23%) Oracle ZFS
2 8 (5.23%) Tivoli Storage Manager
2 8 (5.23%) Unicenter
3 1 (0.65%) SCOrch
3 1 (0.65%) vRealize
Vendors
1 23 (15.03%) Microsoft
2 22 (14.38%) Oracle
3 20 (13.07%) IBM
4 15 (9.80%) VMware
5 13 (8.50%) CheckPoint
5 13 (8.50%) Cisco
5 13 (8.50%) HP
5 13 (8.50%) Juniper
6 12 (7.84%) BMC
6 12 (7.84%) Citrix
6 12 (7.84%) EMC
6 12 (7.84%) NetApp
7 8 (5.23%) CA
7 8 (5.23%) Google
7 8 (5.23%) SAP
7 8 (5.23%) Sun
7 8 (5.23%) Veritas
8 7 (4.58%) Zend
9 2 (1.31%) Informatica
9 2 (1.31%) Talend
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