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 21 November 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
21 Nov 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Computer Science (Computing Science)
Rank 81 79 76
Rank change year-on-year
-2 -3
Permanent jobs citing Computer Science 59 49 34
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Birmingham 2.63% 2.34% 2.09%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 8.77% 7.04% 8.29%
Number of salaries quoted 56 49 33
Average salary £27,500 £42,500 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-35.29% +13.33%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £27,000 £24,500
10% offered a salary of more than £41,750 £63,500 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £35,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
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
673 696 410
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Birmingham 30.00% 33.29% 25.26%
Number of salaries quoted 593 632 362
Average salary £41,000 £42,500 £44,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-3.52% -3.40%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,000 £27,150 £26,150
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £55,000 £63,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £39,000
% change year-on-year
- +2.56%

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 21 November 2014.

Computer Science Salary Histogram in Birmingham

Computer Science
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Birmingham

For the 6 months to 21 November 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.

1 115 (93.50%) Degree
2 55 (44.72%) SQL Server
3 44 (35.77%) Finance
4 43 (34.96%) SQL
5 42 (34.15%) .NET
6 40 (32.52%) C#
7 36 (29.27%) Microsoft
8 35 (28.46%) ASP.NET
9 32 (26.02%) Analytical Skills
10 31 (25.20%) JavaScript
10 31 (25.20%) Windows
11 29 (23.58%) Java
12 27 (21.95%) HTML
13 25 (20.33%) CSS
14 24 (19.51%) jQuery
15 23 (18.70%) Web Services
16 22 (17.89%) MS Office
16 22 (17.89%) MS Excel
16 22 (17.89%) Software Engineering
17 21 (17.07%) Mathematics
18 20 (16.26%) XML
19 19 (15.45%) MVC
20 17 (13.82%) QA
20 17 (13.82%) Business Analysis
20 17 (13.82%) Agile Software Development
21 16 (13.01%) Oracle
22 15 (12.20%) Project Management
22 15 (12.20%) WCF
23 14 (11.38%) Windows Server 2008
23 14 (11.38%) Economics

Computer Science
Top Related IT Skills in Birmingham by Category

For the 6 months to 21 November 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 12 (9.76%) SharePoint
2 11 (8.94%) JBoss
3 10 (8.13%) WebSphere
4 8 (6.50%) Tomcat
5 4 (3.25%) SharePoint 2013
5 4 (3.25%) SharePoint Server
6 2 (1.63%) Apache
7 1 (0.81%) Drupal
Applications
1 22 (17.89%) MS Office
1 22 (17.89%) MS Excel
2 4 (3.25%) MS Project
3 3 (2.44%) SPSS
4 1 (0.81%) MS PowerPoint
4 1 (0.81%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 4 (3.25%) Magento
2 1 (0.81%) SAP SD
2 1 (0.81%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (0.81%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 9 (7.32%) SuccessFactors
2 7 (5.69%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (0.81%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (0.81%) Heroku
3 1 (0.81%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 12 (9.76%) Internet
2 9 (7.32%) Firewall
3 7 (5.69%) TCP/IP
3 7 (5.69%) DNS
4 4 (3.25%) VPN
4 4 (3.25%) LAN
4 4 (3.25%) VoIP
4 4 (3.25%) WLAN
4 4 (3.25%) WAN
4 4 (3.25%) Wireless
4 4 (3.25%) EIGRP
4 4 (3.25%) VRRP
4 4 (3.25%) HSRP
5 3 (2.44%) HTTPS
6 2 (1.63%) Unified Communications
Database & Business Intelligence
1 55 (44.72%) SQL Server
2 7 (5.69%) SQL Server 2008
3 6 (4.88%) Azure SQL Database
3 6 (4.88%) MySQL
4 4 (3.25%) Relational Database
4 4 (3.25%) RDBMS
5 1 (0.81%) SAP BW
5 1 (0.81%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 1 (0.81%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 1 (0.81%) Oracle Database 11g
5 1 (0.81%) NoSQL
5 1 (0.81%) Data Warehouse
5 1 (0.81%) Data Mining
5 1 (0.81%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 11 (8.94%) Visual Studio
2 7 (5.69%) Team Foundation Server
3 6 (4.88%) Git (software)
4 4 (3.25%) VSS/SourceSafe
5 2 (1.63%) Eclipse
6 1 (0.81%) Dreamweaver
6 1 (0.81%) JIRA
6 1 (0.81%) Selenium
6 1 (0.81%) JUnit
6 1 (0.81%) Eclipse RCP
General
1 44 (35.77%) Finance
2 12 (9.76%) Retail
3 7 (5.69%) Financial Institution
4 6 (4.88%) Legal
4 6 (4.88%) Automotive
5 4 (3.25%) Banking
6 2 (1.63%) Telecoms
6 2 (1.63%) Law
6 2 (1.63%) Investment Banking
6 2 (1.63%) Manufacturing
7 1 (0.81%) Advertising
7 1 (0.81%) Games
7 1 (0.81%) Front Office
7 1 (0.81%) Aerospace
7 1 (0.81%) Local Government
7 1 (0.81%) French Language
7 1 (0.81%) German Language
7 1 (0.81%) Spanish Language
7 1 (0.81%) Billing
Job Titles
1 47 (38.21%) Developer
2 25 (20.33%) Analyst
3 18 (14.63%) Applications Support
4 13 (10.57%) .NET Developer
4 13 (10.57%) Business Analyst
5 11 (8.94%) Consultant
5 11 (8.94%) Senior Developer
6 10 (8.13%) Graduate
6 10 (8.13%) C# Developer
7 9 (7.32%) Applications Support Analyst
7 9 (7.32%) Implementation Consultant
7 9 (7.32%) Software Developer
7 9 (7.32%) Support Analyst
7 9 (7.32%) Web Developer
8 7 (5.69%) 3rd Line Support
8 7 (5.69%) C# .NET Developer
9 6 (4.88%) Agile .NET Developer
9 6 (4.88%) Junior
9 6 (4.88%) Software Engineer
9 6 (4.88%) Senior .NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 42 (34.15%) .NET
2 35 (28.46%) ASP.NET
3 27 (21.95%) HTML
4 25 (20.33%) CSS
5 24 (19.51%) jQuery
6 23 (18.70%) Web Services
7 20 (16.26%) XML
8 15 (12.20%) WCF
9 14 (11.38%) ASP.NET MVC
10 13 (10.57%) Ajax
11 11 (8.94%) LINQ
12 10 (8.13%) XSLT
13 9 (7.32%) ASP.NET MVC 4
14 7 (5.69%) JSON
15 6 (4.88%) REST
15 6 (4.88%) SOAP
16 5 (4.07%) WPF
16 5 (4.07%) YUI
16 5 (4.07%) Silverlight
16 5 (4.07%) HTML5
Miscellaneous
1 32 (26.02%) Analytical Skills
2 21 (17.07%) Mathematics
3 14 (11.38%) Economics
4 9 (7.32%) Mobile App
5 8 (6.50%) User Experience
6 6 (4.88%) Remote Sensing
6 6 (4.88%) Telematics
7 4 (3.25%) Credit Risk
7 4 (3.25%) Algorithms
7 4 (3.25%) Statistics
8 3 (2.44%) Management Information System
9 2 (1.63%) Derivative
9 2 (1.63%) Physics
10 1 (0.81%) Client/Server
10 1 (0.81%) Web 2.0
10 1 (0.81%) Market Risk
Operating Systems
1 31 (25.20%) Windows
2 14 (11.38%) Windows XP
2 14 (11.38%) Windows Server 2003
2 14 (11.38%) Windows Server 2008
3 9 (7.32%) UNIX
4 5 (4.07%) Linux
5 4 (3.25%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 22 (17.89%) Software Engineering
2 19 (15.45%) MVC
3 17 (13.82%) Business Analysis
3 17 (13.82%) Agile Software Development
4 15 (12.20%) Project Management
5 13 (10.57%) Web Development
5 13 (10.57%) Mentoring
6 10 (8.13%) Time Management
6 10 (8.13%) Scrum
7 9 (7.32%) OO
8 7 (5.69%) OOP
9 6 (4.88%) Business Development
9 6 (4.88%) Multithreading
10 5 (4.07%) Business Intelligence
10 5 (4.07%) Disaster Recovery
11 4 (3.25%) CRM
11 4 (3.25%) TDD
11 4 (3.25%) Operations Management
12 3 (2.44%) IT Governance
12 3 (2.44%) Coaching
Programming Languages
1 43 (34.96%) SQL
2 40 (32.52%) C#
3 31 (25.20%) JavaScript
4 29 (23.58%) Java
5 9 (7.32%) C
6 8 (6.50%) PHP
7 6 (4.88%) T-SQL
7 6 (4.88%) VB.NET
7 6 (4.88%) PHP5
8 5 (4.07%) VB
8 5 (4.07%) Shell Script
8 5 (4.07%) PL/SQL
8 5 (4.07%) C++
9 4 (3.25%) Python
10 3 (2.44%) Objective-C
10 3 (2.44%) Ruby
10 3 (2.44%) Perl
11 2 (1.63%) PowerShell
12 1 (0.81%) MATLAB
Qualifications
1 115 (93.50%) Degree
2 12 (9.76%) Microsoft Certification
3 9 (7.32%) Cisco Certification
4 6 (4.88%) MCSD
5 4 (3.25%) CCNA
5 4 (3.25%) MCTS
6 2 (1.63%) ISEB
7 1 (0.81%) Postgraduate
7 1 (0.81%) SC Cleared
7 1 (0.81%) Security Cleared
7 1 (0.81%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
7 1 (0.81%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 17 (13.82%) QA
2 5 (4.07%) SLA
Systems Management
1 1 (0.81%) WSUS
1 1 (0.81%) SCCM
Vendors
1 36 (29.27%) Microsoft
2 16 (13.01%) Oracle
3 11 (8.94%) Cisco
4 7 (5.69%) VMware
5 5 (4.07%) SonicWALL
5 5 (4.07%) Kaseya
6 4 (3.25%) CheckPoint
6 4 (3.25%) Avaya
7 3 (2.44%) Zend
8 2 (1.63%) Citrix
8 2 (1.63%) Apple
8 2 (1.63%) SAP
9 1 (0.81%) IBM
9 1 (0.81%) Sage
9 1 (0.81%) Adobe
9 1 (0.81%) HP
9 1 (0.81%) Rackspace
9 1 (0.81%) Mercator
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Go IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: From £35,000 to £40,000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Aximis (West) Limited
Salary: Up to £60K basic + Excellent bonus and Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Birmingham
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Salary: £45000 - £50000 per annum + Package
Posted: 5 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
trakm8
Salary: From £25,000 to £40,000 per annum + Good Benefits
Posted: 10 days ago
Birmingham
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Salary: £45000 per annum + pension, 25 days holiday, healthcare
Posted: 11 days ago
Birmingham
Recruitment Revolution Limited
Salary: £30,000 per annum Benefits + Share options + Pension + More
Posted: 12 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Serco Group PLC
Salary: £65000 - £70000 per annum
Posted: 13 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Rolls Royce
Posted: 16 days ago