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 28 August 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
28 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Computer Science (Computing Science)
Rank 39 71 62
Rank change year-on-year
+32 -9
Permanent jobs citing Computer Science 100 63 73
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Birmingham 5.11% 2.96% 3.43%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 15.92% 7.73% 9.13%
Number of salaries quoted 85 42 73
Average salary £37,500 £40,000 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-6.25% -20.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £24,100 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £60,000 £67,500
UK excluding London average salary £38,500 £37,500 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+2.66% +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
628 815 800
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Birmingham 32.09% 38.26% 37.56%
Number of salaries quoted 486 655 732
Average salary £40,000 £45,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-11.11% -
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,600 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £60,000 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+1.25% -

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 28 August 2015.

Computer Science Salary Histogram in Birmingham

Computer Science
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Birmingham

For the 6 months to 28 August 2015, 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.

1 151 (88.30%) Degree
2 84 (49.12%) HTML
3 79 (46.20%) .NET
4 77 (45.03%) SQL Server
5 75 (43.86%) C#
6 74 (43.27%) JavaScript
7 67 (39.18%) Microsoft
8 63 (36.84%) CSS
9 51 (29.82%) SQL
10 50 (29.24%) Java
11 48 (28.07%) XML
12 46 (26.90%) Finance
13 44 (25.73%) Agile Software Development
13 44 (25.73%) WCF
14 40 (23.39%) ASP.NET
15 39 (22.81%) VB.NET
16 37 (21.64%) Oracle
16 37 (21.64%) OO
17 36 (21.05%) Web Services
18 35 (20.47%) Windows
19 32 (18.71%) MS Excel
19 32 (18.71%) Visual Studio
20 29 (16.96%) WPF
21 28 (16.37%) .NET Framework
22 27 (15.79%) MySQL
23 25 (14.62%) Web Development
24 24 (14.04%) Software Engineering
24 24 (14.04%) Analytical Skills
25 23 (13.45%) VB
26 22 (12.87%) WinForms

Computer Science
Top Related IT Skills in Birmingham by Category

For the 6 months to 28 August 2015, 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 21 (12.28%) WebLogic
1 21 (12.28%) IIS
1 21 (12.28%) WebSphere
2 19 (11.11%) SharePoint
3 9 (5.26%) Node.js
4 6 (3.51%) Apache
5 5 (2.92%) Tomcat
5 5 (2.92%) MS Exchange
6 2 (1.17%) SharePoint 2013
6 2 (1.17%) Drupal
7 1 (0.58%) Lync
7 1 (0.58%) Exchange Server 2010
7 1 (0.58%) Exchange Server 2013
7 1 (0.58%) SAS
7 1 (0.58%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
7 1 (0.58%) JBoss
Applications
1 32 (18.71%) MS Excel
2 2 (1.17%) MS Visio
3 1 (0.58%) Adobe Illustrator
3 1 (0.58%) MS PowerPoint
3 1 (0.58%) Photoshop
3 1 (0.58%) MS Project
3 1 (0.58%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 3 (1.75%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (0.58%) SAP Business One
2 1 (0.58%) Dynamics NAV
Cloud Services
1 9 (5.26%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (0.58%) Google Analytics
Communications & Networking
1 7 (4.09%) TCP/IP
1 7 (4.09%) Firewall
2 5 (2.92%) DNS
2 5 (2.92%) SAN
3 4 (2.34%) CTI
3 4 (2.34%) VoIP
3 4 (2.34%) Internet
4 3 (1.75%) LAN
4 3 (1.75%) WAN
4 3 (1.75%) VPN
5 1 (0.58%) DHCP
5 1 (0.58%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 77 (45.03%) SQL Server
2 27 (15.79%) MySQL
3 18 (10.53%) Crystal Reports
4 12 (7.02%) Oracle Database
5 8 (4.68%) Relational Database
5 8 (4.68%) RDBMS
6 5 (2.92%) NoSQL
7 4 (2.34%) SQL Server 2012
7 4 (2.34%) SQL Server 2008
7 4 (2.34%) Oracle Database 11g
8 3 (1.75%) SQL Server 2000
8 3 (1.75%) SQL Server 2005
8 3 (1.75%) Oracle9i Database
9 2 (1.17%) Data Warehouse
9 2 (1.17%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 2 (1.17%) InterSystems Cache
9 2 (1.17%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 2 (1.17%) SQL Server Analysis Services
10 1 (0.58%) Oracle BI EE
10 1 (0.58%) DTS
Development Applications
1 32 (18.71%) Visual Studio
2 11 (6.43%) Selenium
3 9 (5.26%) Git (software)
4 5 (2.92%) HP UFT
4 5 (2.92%) LoadRunner
5 4 (2.34%) NUnit
5 4 (2.34%) MSTest
5 4 (2.34%) Rhino Mocks
5 4 (2.34%) Moq
6 3 (1.75%) JUnit
7 2 (1.17%) CMake
7 2 (1.17%) VSS/SourceSafe
8 1 (0.58%) Eclipse
8 1 (0.58%) Maven
8 1 (0.58%) JIRA
8 1 (0.58%) ProC
8 1 (0.58%) Bugzilla
8 1 (0.58%) Gradle
8 1 (0.58%) Sublime Text
8 1 (0.58%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
General
1 46 (26.90%) Finance
2 9 (5.26%) Telecoms
3 7 (4.09%) Back Office
4 6 (3.51%) Automotive
5 2 (1.17%) Legal
5 2 (1.17%) Aerospace
5 2 (1.17%) Retail
5 2 (1.17%) Marketing
6 1 (0.58%) Manufacturing
6 1 (0.58%) Publishing
6 1 (0.58%) Games
Job Titles
1 94 (54.97%) Developer
2 44 (25.73%) Software Developer
3 34 (19.88%) .NET Developer
4 31 (18.13%) C# Developer
5 29 (16.96%) C# .NET Developer
6 23 (13.45%) Graduate
7 21 (12.28%) Junior
8 20 (11.70%) Junior Developer
9 19 (11.11%) Consultant
10 17 (9.94%) ASP.NET Developer
10 17 (9.94%) C# ASP.NET Developer
11 15 (8.77%) Junior .NET Developer
11 15 (8.77%) Java Consultant
11 15 (8.77%) Technical Consultant
12 13 (7.60%) Web Developer
13 12 (7.02%) Analyst
14 11 (6.43%) Graduate Developer
14 11 (6.43%) Java Developer
15 10 (5.85%) Junior C# .NET Developer
15 10 (5.85%) Junior C# Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 84 (49.12%) HTML
2 79 (46.20%) .NET
3 63 (36.84%) CSS
4 48 (28.07%) XML
5 44 (25.73%) WCF
6 40 (23.39%) ASP.NET
7 36 (21.05%) Web Services
8 29 (16.96%) WPF
9 28 (16.37%) .NET Framework
10 22 (12.87%) WinForms
11 21 (12.28%) jQuery
12 20 (11.70%) J2EE
13 18 (10.53%) ADO.NET
13 18 (10.53%) .NET Compact Framework
13 18 (10.53%) ASP.NET Web Forms
14 17 (9.94%) LINQ
14 17 (9.94%) Silverlight
15 15 (8.77%) Middleware
15 15 (8.77%) Ext JS
15 15 (8.77%) JSP
Miscellaneous
1 24 (14.04%) Analytical Skills
2 18 (10.53%) Client/Server
3 10 (5.85%) Enterprise Software
4 8 (4.68%) Ontologies
4 8 (4.68%) Semantic Web
5 5 (2.92%) N-Tier
5 5 (2.92%) Management Information System
5 5 (2.92%) Private Cloud
6 4 (2.34%) Data Centre
6 4 (2.34%) Inversion of Control
7 3 (1.75%) Mathematics
7 3 (1.75%) Physics
8 2 (1.17%) Data Integration
8 2 (1.17%) iPhone
8 2 (1.17%) Streaming Media
8 2 (1.17%) Smartphone
8 2 (1.17%) Statistics
8 2 (1.17%) User Experience
9 1 (0.58%) 3D Graphics
9 1 (0.58%) IVR
Operating Systems
1 35 (20.47%) Windows
2 18 (10.53%) Windows Server 2008
3 8 (4.68%) Linux
4 4 (2.34%) Android
5 2 (1.17%) UNIX
6 1 (0.58%) Mac OS X
6 1 (0.58%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 44 (25.73%) Agile Software Development
2 37 (21.64%) OO
3 25 (14.62%) Web Development
4 24 (14.04%) Software Engineering
5 22 (12.87%) SDLC
6 20 (11.70%) OOD
6 20 (11.70%) MVC
7 17 (9.94%) Requirements Analysis
7 17 (9.94%) Web Application Development
8 15 (8.77%) Software Delivery
9 13 (7.60%) Project Management
10 11 (6.43%) OOP
10 11 (6.43%) Software Testing
10 11 (6.43%) TDD
11 10 (5.85%) Data Modelling
11 10 (5.85%) ETL
12 9 (5.26%) Automated Testing
13 8 (4.68%) Financial Analysis
13 8 (4.68%) RDF
14 7 (4.09%) Product Management
Programming Languages
1 75 (43.86%) C#
2 74 (43.27%) JavaScript
3 51 (29.82%) SQL
4 50 (29.24%) Java
5 39 (22.81%) VB.NET
6 23 (13.45%) VB
7 19 (11.11%) T-SQL
8 18 (10.53%) VB6
9 17 (9.94%) PowerShell
10 16 (9.36%) PHP
10 16 (9.36%) C++
11 8 (4.68%) SPARQL
12 6 (3.51%) Ruby
13 4 (2.34%) C
14 3 (1.75%) PHP5
15 2 (1.17%) VC++
15 2 (1.17%) Python
15 2 (1.17%) Groovy
16 1 (0.58%) Shell Script
16 1 (0.58%) PHP4
Qualifications
1 151 (88.30%) Degree
2 15 (8.77%) Microsoft Certification
3 8 (4.68%) Postgraduate
3 8 (4.68%) ISEB
4 7 (4.09%) MCSE
5 5 (2.92%) CCNA
5 5 (2.92%) Cisco Certification
5 5 (2.92%) ISTQB
6 4 (2.34%) MCSD
6 4 (2.34%) MCSA
6 4 (2.34%) CCNP
7 2 (1.17%) CISSP
7 2 (1.17%) GIAC
7 2 (1.17%) SC Cleared
7 2 (1.17%) Security Cleared
8 1 (0.58%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
8 1 (0.58%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
8 1 (0.58%) MCITP
8 1 (0.58%) PMP
8 1 (0.58%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (7.02%) QA
2 2 (1.17%) HL7
2 2 (1.17%) PCI DSS
3 1 (0.58%) Data Quality
3 1 (0.58%) PMBOK
System Software
1 9 (5.26%) Active Directory
1 9 (5.26%) Hyper-V
2 1 (0.58%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 7 (4.09%) SCCM
2 5 (2.92%) SCOM
2 5 (2.92%) SCVMM
3 2 (1.17%) WSUS
Vendors
1 67 (39.18%) Microsoft
2 37 (21.64%) Oracle
3 18 (10.53%) IBM
4 15 (8.77%) BEA
5 7 (4.09%) VMware
6 4 (2.34%) Barracuda Networks
6 4 (2.34%) Veeam
6 4 (2.34%) Red Gate
6 4 (2.34%) Cisco
6 4 (2.34%) HP
7 3 (1.75%) Citrix
8 2 (1.17%) InterSystems
9 1 (0.58%) Informatica
9 1 (0.58%) Adobe
9 1 (0.58%) SAP
9 1 (0.58%) Talend
9 1 (0.58%) Google
9 1 (0.58%) Zend
9 1 (0.58%) Atlassian
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
PNG Recruitment Solutions
Salary: £30,000 per annum
Posted: 10 hours ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: 45-65K
Posted: 19 hours ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: 45-65K
Posted: 19 hours ago
Birmingham, Warwickshire
Big Red Recruitment Midlands Ltd
Salary: excellent package and development
Posted: Yesterday
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Big Red Recruitment
Salary: £30000 per annum + excellent package and development
Posted: Yesterday
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Go IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: From £30,000 to £40,000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £50-80K
Posted: 3 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £45,000 - £75,000 plus an excellent package
Posted: 3 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £45,000 - £75,000 plus an excellent package
Posted: 3 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Erin Associates
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum + training, Benefits, bonus
Posted: 3 days ago
Birmingham, Warwickshire
Reynolds & Reynolds
Posted: 23 days ago
Birmingham
Bluetownonline Ltd
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 25 days ago