The first 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 10 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all terms in our Miscellaneous category for the Birmingham region.

Location
3 months to
10 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Computer Science (Computing Science)
Rank 70 56 79
Rank change year-on-year
-14 +23
Permanent jobs citing Computer Science 46 74 32
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Birmingham 2.40% 3.81% 1.88%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 10.27% 15.23% 7.69%
Number of salaries quoted 36 72 29
Average salary £38,000 £45,000 £30,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-15.55% +50.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,000 £20,100 £24,100
10% offered a salary of more than £58,500 £67,250 £58,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £35,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Miscellaneous Category
Birmingham
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
448 486 416
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Birmingham 23.36% 25.03% 24.43%
Number of salaries quoted 373 440 372
Average salary £39,000 £42,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-8.23% -
90% offered a salary of more than £25,500 £25,000 £25,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £65,000 £62,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%
Computer Science
West Midlands

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 10 July 2014.

Computer Science Salary Histogram in Birmingham

Computer Science
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Birmingham

For the 6 months to 10 July 2014, 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 81 (82.65%) Degree
2 51 (52.04%) .NET
3 49 (50.00%) Finance
4 48 (48.98%) C#
5 45 (45.92%) SQL
6 34 (34.69%) Java
7 33 (33.67%) SQL Server
8 27 (27.55%) JavaScript
9 26 (26.53%) HTML
10 25 (25.51%) CSS
11 23 (23.47%) ASP.NET
11 23 (23.47%) OO
12 22 (22.45%) Microsoft
12 22 (22.45%) Software Engineering
13 20 (20.41%) XML
13 20 (20.41%) C
14 19 (19.39%) Mathematics
14 19 (19.39%) WCF
15 18 (18.37%) Banking
15 18 (18.37%) VB.NET
16 17 (17.35%) Windows
17 16 (16.33%) QA
18 15 (15.31%) .NET Framework
18 15 (15.31%) Economics
18 15 (15.31%) Business Analysis
19 14 (14.29%) Oracle
20 12 (12.24%) Visual Studio
20 12 (12.24%) UNIX
21 11 (11.22%) JBoss
21 11 (11.22%) MS Office

Computer Science
Top Related IT Skills in Birmingham by Category

For the 6 months to 10 July 2014, 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 9 (9.18%) WebSphere
2 7 (7.14%) SharePoint
3 6 (6.12%) IIS
4 3 (3.06%) Apache
4 3 (3.06%) Tomcat
5 2 (2.04%) BizTalk Server
5 2 (2.04%) SharePoint Server
5 2 (2.04%) SharePoint 2013
6 1 (1.02%) nginx
Applications
1 11 (11.22%) MS Office
2 10 (10.20%) MS Excel
3 2 (2.04%) Photoshop
3 2 (2.04%) MS Project
4 1 (1.02%) Acrobat
Business Applications
1 4 (4.08%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 6 (6.12%) SuccessFactors
2 3 (3.06%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (1.02%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (1.02%) Heroku
Communications & Networking
1 3 (3.06%) Internet
2 1 (1.02%) Wireshark
2 1 (1.02%) HTTPS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 33 (33.67%) SQL Server
2 6 (6.12%) Crystal Reports
3 2 (2.04%) RDBMS
3 2 (2.04%) Azure SQL Database
3 2 (2.04%) Relational Database
3 2 (2.04%) MySQL
4 1 (1.02%) PostgreSQL
4 1 (1.02%) SQL Server 2008
4 1 (1.02%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 12 (12.24%) Visual Studio
2 4 (4.08%) NUnit
2 4 (4.08%) Selenium
2 4 (4.08%) Git (software)
2 4 (4.08%) WebDriver
3 2 (2.04%) Eclipse RCP
3 2 (2.04%) Team Foundation Server
3 2 (2.04%) Eclipse
4 1 (1.02%) Dreamweaver
4 1 (1.02%) Xcode
4 1 (1.02%) MSTest
4 1 (1.02%) Rhino Mocks
4 1 (1.02%) Moq
General
1 49 (50.00%) Finance
2 18 (18.37%) Banking
3 6 (6.12%) Investment Banking
4 3 (3.06%) Automotive
4 3 (3.06%) Front Office
5 2 (2.04%) Aerospace
5 2 (2.04%) Telecoms
6 1 (1.02%) Electronics
6 1 (1.02%) Legal
6 1 (1.02%) Games
6 1 (1.02%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 57 (58.16%) Developer
2 23 (23.47%) Analyst
3 20 (20.41%) .NET Developer
4 17 (17.35%) C# Developer
5 15 (15.31%) Business Analyst
6 14 (14.29%) C# .NET Developer
7 13 (13.27%) Senior Developer
8 12 (12.24%) Software Developer
9 8 (8.16%) Graduate
9 8 (8.16%) Software Engineer
9 8 (8.16%) Programmer
9 8 (8.16%) Applications Support
10 7 (7.14%) Delphi Developer
10 7 (7.14%) Banking Business Analyst
10 7 (7.14%) Delphi Programmer
10 7 (7.14%) C# ASP.NET Developer
10 7 (7.14%) Delphi Software Engineer
11 6 (6.12%) .NET Software Developer
11 6 (6.12%) C# Software Developer
11 6 (6.12%) Investment Banking Business Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 51 (52.04%) .NET
2 26 (26.53%) HTML
3 25 (25.51%) CSS
4 23 (23.47%) ASP.NET
5 20 (20.41%) XML
6 19 (19.39%) WCF
7 15 (15.31%) .NET Framework
8 9 (9.18%) WPF
8 9 (9.18%) Web Services
9 8 (8.16%) ADO.NET
10 7 (7.14%) Ajax
10 7 (7.14%) WinForms
11 6 (6.12%) jQuery
11 6 (6.12%) .NET Compact Framework
12 5 (5.10%) Symfony
12 5 (5.10%) Spring
13 4 (4.08%) LINQ
13 4 (4.08%) DOM
13 4 (4.08%) XSLT
13 4 (4.08%) ASP.NET MVC
Miscellaneous
1 19 (19.39%) Mathematics
2 15 (15.31%) Economics
3 9 (9.18%) Client/Server
4 7 (7.14%) AS400
4 7 (7.14%) iSeries
5 6 (6.12%) Physics
6 3 (3.06%) Credit Risk
7 2 (2.04%) Market Risk
7 2 (2.04%) Remote Sensing
7 2 (2.04%) Web 2.0
7 2 (2.04%) Telematics
7 2 (2.04%) Mobile App
8 1 (1.02%) Visualisation
8 1 (1.02%) Open Source
8 1 (1.02%) Inversion of Control
8 1 (1.02%) Data Protection Act
8 1 (1.02%) iPhone
Operating Systems
1 17 (17.35%) Windows
2 12 (12.24%) UNIX
3 7 (7.14%) Windows Server 2008
4 4 (4.08%) Linux
5 2 (2.04%) Apple iOS
6 1 (1.02%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 23 (23.47%) OO
2 22 (22.45%) Software Engineering
3 15 (15.31%) Business Analysis
4 11 (11.22%) Web Development
5 8 (8.16%) Content Management
6 7 (7.14%) Document Management
6 7 (7.14%) Quality Management
7 6 (6.12%) MVC
7 6 (6.12%) Agile Software Development
7 6 (6.12%) E-Commerce
7 6 (6.12%) OOD
8 5 (5.10%) TDD
8 5 (5.10%) Stakeholder Management
8 5 (5.10%) Scrum
8 5 (5.10%) GAP Analysis
8 5 (5.10%) Data Analysis
9 4 (4.08%) Logistics
9 4 (4.08%) Web Testing
9 4 (4.08%) Manual Testing
9 4 (4.08%) Automation Testing
Programming Languages
1 48 (48.98%) C#
2 45 (45.92%) SQL
3 34 (34.69%) Java
4 27 (27.55%) JavaScript
5 20 (20.41%) C
6 18 (18.37%) VB.NET
7 10 (10.20%) T-SQL
8 9 (9.18%) Shell Script
8 9 (9.18%) PL/SQL
9 8 (8.16%) VB
10 7 (7.14%) RPG
10 7 (7.14%) Delphi
11 6 (6.12%) VB6
11 6 (6.12%) PHP5
11 6 (6.12%) PHP
12 4 (4.08%) Ruby
12 4 (4.08%) Python
12 4 (4.08%) C++
12 4 (4.08%) Perl
13 3 (3.06%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 81 (82.65%) Degree
2 11 (11.22%) Microsoft Certification
3 5 (5.10%) MCSD
4 4 (4.08%) ISEB
4 4 (4.08%) ISTQB
5 3 (3.06%) MCSE
6 2 (2.04%) MCTS
6 2 (2.04%) PRINCE2 Certification
7 1 (1.02%) CEH
7 1 (1.02%) CCIE
7 1 (1.02%) CISSP
7 1 (1.02%) Cisco Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 16 (16.33%) QA
2 1 (1.02%) PCI DSS
2 1 (1.02%) ISO/IEC 27001
Vendors
1 22 (22.45%) Microsoft
2 14 (14.29%) Oracle
3 11 (11.22%) JBoss
4 5 (5.10%) Zend
5 3 (3.06%) VMware
6 2 (2.04%) Trayport
6 2 (2.04%) Adobe
7 1 (1.02%) Citrix
7 1 (1.02%) Cisco
7 1 (1.02%) Rackspace
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