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 20 October 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
20 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Computer Science (Computing Science)
Rank 69 79 67
Rank change year-on-year
+10 -12
Permanent jobs citing Computer Science 72 49 44
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Birmingham 3.02% 2.36% 2.58%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 9.56% 7.34% 10.48%
Number of salaries quoted 61 49 40
Average salary £27,500 £46,500 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-40.86% +24.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,500 £27,400 £23,300
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £62,500 £70,500
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
753 668 420
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Birmingham 31.53% 32.21% 24.62%
Number of salaries quoted 629 613 369
Average salary £42,500 £42,500 £42,500
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,000 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £65,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%

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 20 October 2014.

Computer Science Salary Histogram in Birmingham

Computer Science
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Birmingham

For the 6 months to 20 October 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 62 (50.41%) SQL Server
3 48 (39.02%) Finance
4 46 (37.40%) .NET
5 44 (35.77%) C#
6 43 (34.96%) SQL
7 35 (28.46%) Microsoft
7 35 (28.46%) Analytical Skills
8 34 (27.64%) Windows
9 30 (24.39%) Java
9 30 (24.39%) ASP.NET
10 28 (22.76%) HTML
11 27 (21.95%) JavaScript
12 26 (21.14%) CSS
13 22 (17.89%) MS Office
13 22 (17.89%) MS Excel
13 22 (17.89%) Mathematics
13 22 (17.89%) jQuery
14 19 (15.45%) Business Analysis
15 18 (14.63%) XML
15 18 (14.63%) Oracle
16 17 (13.82%) Web Services
16 17 (13.82%) Software Engineering
16 17 (13.82%) QA
16 17 (13.82%) WCF
17 16 (13.01%) Windows Server 2008
17 16 (13.01%) Economics
18 15 (12.20%) Mentoring
19 14 (11.38%) Windows Server 2003
19 14 (11.38%) Project Management

Computer Science
Top Related IT Skills in Birmingham by Category

For the 6 months to 20 October 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 13 (10.57%) SharePoint
2 12 (9.76%) WebSphere
2 12 (9.76%) JBoss
3 7 (5.69%) Tomcat
4 4 (3.25%) SharePoint Server
4 4 (3.25%) SharePoint 2013
5 2 (1.63%) IIS
5 2 (1.63%) Apache
6 1 (0.81%) Drupal
6 1 (0.81%) BizTalk Server
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
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 9 (7.32%) Internet
1 9 (7.32%) Firewall
2 7 (5.69%) TCP/IP
2 7 (5.69%) DNS
3 4 (3.25%) VPN
3 4 (3.25%) LAN
3 4 (3.25%) VoIP
3 4 (3.25%) WLAN
3 4 (3.25%) WAN
3 4 (3.25%) Wireless
3 4 (3.25%) EIGRP
3 4 (3.25%) VRRP
3 4 (3.25%) HSRP
4 1 (0.81%) Wireshark
4 1 (0.81%) HTTPS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 62 (50.41%) SQL Server
2 7 (5.69%) SQL Server 2008
3 6 (4.88%) Azure SQL Database
4 4 (3.25%) Relational Database
4 4 (3.25%) RDBMS
5 2 (1.63%) Crystal Reports
5 2 (1.63%) MySQL
6 1 (0.81%) Oracle Database
6 1 (0.81%) Data Warehouse
6 1 (0.81%) Data Mining
6 1 (0.81%) SAP BW
6 1 (0.81%) Oracle Database 11g
6 1 (0.81%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 12 (9.76%) Visual Studio
2 6 (4.88%) Team Foundation Server
3 4 (3.25%) Git (software)
3 4 (3.25%) VSS/SourceSafe
4 1 (0.81%) Eclipse
4 1 (0.81%) Dreamweaver
4 1 (0.81%) Xcode
4 1 (0.81%) NUnit
4 1 (0.81%) JIRA
4 1 (0.81%) Selenium
4 1 (0.81%) JUnit
General
1 48 (39.02%) Finance
2 9 (7.32%) Retail
3 7 (5.69%) Financial Institution
4 6 (4.88%) Automotive
4 6 (4.88%) Legal
4 6 (4.88%) Banking
5 3 (2.44%) Investment Banking
6 2 (1.63%) Telecoms
6 2 (1.63%) Manufacturing
6 2 (1.63%) Law
7 1 (0.81%) Front Office
7 1 (0.81%) Games
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 45 (36.59%) Developer
2 29 (23.58%) Analyst
3 20 (16.26%) Applications Support
4 15 (12.20%) .NET Developer
4 15 (12.20%) Business Analyst
4 15 (12.20%) Senior Developer
5 10 (8.13%) Support Analyst
5 10 (8.13%) Applications Support Analyst
6 9 (7.32%) Implementation Consultant
6 9 (7.32%) C# Developer
6 9 (7.32%) Consultant
6 9 (7.32%) Graduate
7 8 (6.50%) Software Developer
7 8 (6.50%) C# .NET Developer
8 7 (5.69%) 3rd Line Support
8 7 (5.69%) Senior .NET Developer
9 6 (4.88%) Financial Business Analyst
9 6 (4.88%) Financial Services Business Analyst
9 6 (4.88%) Software Engineer
9 6 (4.88%) Agile .NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 46 (37.40%) .NET
2 30 (24.39%) ASP.NET
3 28 (22.76%) HTML
4 26 (21.14%) CSS
5 22 (17.89%) jQuery
6 18 (14.63%) XML
7 17 (13.82%) Web Services
7 17 (13.82%) WCF
8 12 (9.76%) LINQ
8 12 (9.76%) ASP.NET MVC
9 11 (8.94%) XSLT
10 9 (7.32%) Ajax
10 9 (7.32%) ASP.NET MVC 4
11 6 (4.88%) .NET Framework
11 6 (4.88%) ADO.NET
12 5 (4.07%) SOAP
12 5 (4.07%) DOM
12 5 (4.07%) WPF
12 5 (4.07%) YUI
13 4 (3.25%) Silverlight
Miscellaneous
1 35 (28.46%) Analytical Skills
2 22 (17.89%) Mathematics
3 16 (13.01%) Economics
4 6 (4.88%) Physics
4 6 (4.88%) Telematics
4 6 (4.88%) Mobile App
4 6 (4.88%) Remote Sensing
5 5 (4.07%) User Experience
5 5 (4.07%) Credit Risk
6 3 (2.44%) Client/Server
6 3 (2.44%) Statistics
7 2 (1.63%) Management Information System
7 2 (1.63%) Derivative
7 2 (1.63%) Market Risk
8 1 (0.81%) Data Protection Act
8 1 (0.81%) iPhone
8 1 (0.81%) Data Structures
8 1 (0.81%) Algorithms
Operating Systems
1 34 (27.64%) Windows
2 16 (13.01%) Windows Server 2008
3 14 (11.38%) Windows XP
3 14 (11.38%) Windows Server 2003
4 8 (6.50%) UNIX
5 2 (1.63%) Apple iOS
5 2 (1.63%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (15.45%) Business Analysis
2 17 (13.82%) Software Engineering
3 15 (12.20%) Mentoring
4 14 (11.38%) Web Development
4 14 (11.38%) Project Management
5 13 (10.57%) MVC
6 11 (8.94%) Agile Software Development
7 10 (8.13%) OO
8 8 (6.50%) Time Management
9 6 (4.88%) Multithreading
9 6 (4.88%) Scrum
10 5 (4.07%) Business Intelligence
10 5 (4.07%) Disaster Recovery
11 4 (3.25%) Quality Management
11 4 (3.25%) Business Development
11 4 (3.25%) Operations Management
12 3 (2.44%) Statistical Analysis
12 3 (2.44%) Coaching
12 3 (2.44%) ETRM
12 3 (2.44%) Statistical Modelling
Programming Languages
1 44 (35.77%) C#
2 43 (34.96%) SQL
3 30 (24.39%) Java
4 27 (21.95%) JavaScript
5 13 (10.57%) VB.NET
6 11 (8.94%) C
7 9 (7.32%) T-SQL
8 7 (5.69%) VB
8 7 (5.69%) Shell Script
8 7 (5.69%) PL/SQL
9 5 (4.07%) Python
9 5 (4.07%) PHP
9 5 (4.07%) C++
10 4 (3.25%) Perl
10 4 (3.25%) Ruby
10 4 (3.25%) PHP5
11 3 (2.44%) PowerShell
12 2 (1.63%) VB6
13 1 (0.81%) XPath
13 1 (0.81%) MATLAB
Qualifications
1 115 (93.50%) Degree
2 13 (10.57%) 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%) CISSP
7 1 (0.81%) Postgraduate
7 1 (0.81%) ISTQB
7 1 (0.81%) CEH
7 1 (0.81%) SC Cleared
7 1 (0.81%) Security Cleared
7 1 (0.81%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 17 (13.82%) QA
2 5 (4.07%) SLA
3 1 (0.81%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (0.81%) PCI DSS
Vendors
1 35 (28.46%) Microsoft
2 18 (14.63%) Oracle
3 9 (7.32%) Cisco
4 7 (5.69%) VMware
5 5 (4.07%) SonicWALL
5 5 (4.07%) Kaseya
6 4 (3.25%) Zend
6 4 (3.25%) Avaya
6 4 (3.25%) CheckPoint
7 2 (1.63%) SAP
7 2 (1.63%) Citrix
8 1 (0.81%) Rackspace
8 1 (0.81%) IBM
8 1 (0.81%) Mercator
8 1 (0.81%) Adobe
8 1 (0.81%) HP
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