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 12 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
12 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Computer Science (Computing Science)
Rank 57 89 66
Rank change year-on-year
+32 -23
Permanent jobs citing Computer Science 74 36 46
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Birmingham 3.58% 1.99% 3.07%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 10.07% 5.83% 8.36%
Number of salaries quoted 63 31 43
Average salary £37,500 £32,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+15.38% -23.52%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,700 £25,000 £30,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £40,000 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £38,500 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
-3.75% +6.66%
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
735 617 550
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Birmingham 35.54% 34.11% 36.69%
Number of salaries quoted 552 544 466
Average salary £40,000 £42,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-5.88% -
90% offered a salary of more than £26,000 £27,500 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £60,750 £65,000
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 12 February 2016.

Computer Science Salary Histogram in Birmingham

Computer Science
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Birmingham

For the 6 months to 12 February 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.

1 137 (98.56%) Degree
2 48 (34.53%) C#
2 48 (34.53%) JavaScript
2 48 (34.53%) .NET
3 45 (32.37%) SQL Server
4 44 (31.65%) Software Engineering
5 42 (30.22%) Java
6 41 (29.50%) SQL
7 35 (25.18%) HTML
8 34 (24.46%) Agile Software Development
9 29 (20.86%) CSS
10 27 (19.42%) Business Intelligence
11 26 (18.71%) Microsoft
12 24 (17.27%) Test Planning
13 23 (16.55%) MS Excel
13 23 (16.55%) XML
14 22 (15.83%) Change Management
14 22 (15.83%) HTML5
15 21 (15.11%) .NET Framework
15 21 (15.11%) Integration Testing
15 21 (15.11%) Finance
16 20 (14.39%) Linux
17 19 (13.67%) OO
17 19 (13.67%) PHP
18 18 (12.95%) Continuous Improvement
18 18 (12.95%) jQuery
18 18 (12.95%) System Integration Testing
19 17 (12.23%) Migration
19 17 (12.23%) Oracle
19 17 (12.23%) Web Services

Computer Science
Top Related IT Skills in Birmingham by Category

For the 6 months to 12 February 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 5 (3.60%) WebLogic
1 5 (3.60%) WebSphere
2 4 (2.88%) IIS
3 2 (1.44%) Apache Solr
3 2 (1.44%) Drupal
4 1 (0.72%) Apache
4 1 (0.72%) NetWeaver
4 1 (0.72%) Tomcat
Applications
1 23 (16.55%) MS Excel
2 1 (0.72%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 5 (3.60%) Dynamics AX
1 5 (3.60%) Dynamics CRM
1 5 (3.60%) Dynamics GP
1 5 (3.60%) Dynamics NAV
2 2 (1.44%) SAP CO
2 2 (1.44%) SAP FI
2 2 (1.44%) SAP FI/CO
2 2 (1.44%) SAP FI-AP
2 2 (1.44%) SAP HR
2 2 (1.44%) SAP MM
2 2 (1.44%) SAP Payroll
2 2 (1.44%) SAP SD
3 1 (0.72%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 9 (6.47%) GitHub
2 5 (3.60%) Office 365
3 4 (2.88%) Microsoft Azure
4 2 (1.44%) Amazon AWS
4 2 (1.44%) Amazon EC2
4 2 (1.44%) IaaS
4 2 (1.44%) PaaS
4 2 (1.44%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 7 (5.04%) Asterisk PBX
2 4 (2.88%) HTTP
2 4 (2.88%) Intranet
3 2 (1.44%) Firewall
3 2 (1.44%) HTTPS
3 2 (1.44%) Internet
4 1 (0.72%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 45 (32.37%) SQL Server
2 11 (7.91%) MySQL
2 11 (7.91%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 10 (7.19%) Data Warehouse
4 7 (5.04%) Relational Database
5 6 (4.32%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
5 6 (4.32%) SAP HANA
6 5 (3.60%) Oracle Database
6 5 (3.60%) Power BI
6 5 (3.60%) RDBMS
6 5 (3.60%) SAP BW
6 5 (3.60%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 5 (3.60%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 4 (2.88%) Crystal Reports
7 4 (2.88%) Oracle BI EE
7 4 (2.88%) Oracle Database 11g
7 4 (2.88%) Star Schema
8 2 (1.44%) DB2
9 1 (0.72%) OLAP
9 1 (0.72%) Oracle9i Database
Development Applications
1 11 (7.91%) Git (software)
2 7 (5.04%) JUnit
3 3 (2.16%) LSMW
3 3 (2.16%) Selenium
3 3 (2.16%) Talend Open Studio
4 2 (1.44%) JIRA
4 2 (1.44%) LabVIEW
4 2 (1.44%) Visual Studio
4 2 (1.44%) VSS/SourceSafe
5 1 (0.72%) CMake
5 1 (0.72%) HP UFT
5 1 (0.72%) LoadRunner
5 1 (0.72%) Subversion
General
1 21 (15.11%) Finance
2 10 (7.19%) Automotive
3 7 (5.04%) Games
4 4 (2.88%) Local Government
5 2 (1.44%) Publishing
6 1 (0.72%) Back Office
6 1 (0.72%) Legal
6 1 (0.72%) Retail
6 1 (0.72%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 34 (24.46%) Developer
2 32 (23.02%) Analyst
3 30 (21.58%) Programmer
4 20 (14.39%) Analyst Programmer
5 19 (13.67%) .NET Analyst Programmer
5 19 (13.67%) .NET Programmer
5 19 (13.67%) C# Programmer
6 18 (12.95%) Server Analyst
6 18 (12.95%) SQL Analyst
6 18 (12.95%) SQL Programmer
6 18 (12.95%) SQL Server Analyst
7 15 (10.79%) Architect
7 15 (10.79%) Delphi Analyst Programmer
7 15 (10.79%) Delphi Programmer
8 14 (10.07%) Junior
9 13 (9.35%) Java Developer
10 11 (7.91%) Software Developer
11 7 (5.04%) Business Analyst
11 7 (5.04%) Junior Developer
11 7 (5.04%) Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 48 (34.53%) .NET
2 35 (25.18%) HTML
3 29 (20.86%) CSS
4 23 (16.55%) XML
5 22 (15.83%) HTML5
6 21 (15.11%) .NET Framework
7 18 (12.95%) jQuery
8 17 (12.23%) Web Services
9 13 (9.35%) Spring
10 12 (8.63%) CSS3
11 11 (7.91%) ASP.NET
12 9 (6.47%) RESTful
12 9 (6.47%) WPF
13 6 (4.32%) Hibernate
13 6 (4.32%) JDBC
13 6 (4.32%) WCF
14 5 (3.60%) J2EE
14 5 (3.60%) SOAP
15 4 (2.88%) ADO.NET
15 4 (2.88%) JSP
Miscellaneous
1 13 (9.35%) Analytical Skills
2 11 (7.91%) Enterprise Software
3 9 (6.47%) Data Integration
4 5 (3.60%) Client/Server
4 5 (3.60%) Data Centre
4 5 (3.60%) Management Information System
5 4 (2.88%) Driving Licence
5 4 (2.88%) Mathematics
5 4 (2.88%) Social Media
6 3 (2.16%) Algorithms
6 3 (2.16%) User Experience
7 2 (1.44%) CMDB
7 2 (1.44%) Inversion of Control
7 2 (1.44%) Linked Data
7 2 (1.44%) Mobile App
7 2 (1.44%) Semantic Web
8 1 (0.72%) Blog
8 1 (0.72%) Data Structures
8 1 (0.72%) Physics
8 1 (0.72%) Xbox
Operating Systems
1 20 (14.39%) Linux
2 14 (10.07%) Windows
3 7 (5.04%) CentOS
4 4 (2.88%) Windows Server
4 4 (2.88%) Windows Server 2008
5 3 (2.16%) Mac OS X
5 3 (2.16%) Solaris
6 2 (1.44%) Unix
7 1 (0.72%) AIX
7 1 (0.72%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 1 (0.72%) SUSE
Processes & Methodologies
1 44 (31.65%) Software Engineering
2 34 (24.46%) Agile Software Development
3 27 (19.42%) Business Intelligence
4 24 (17.27%) Test Planning
5 22 (15.83%) Change Management
6 21 (15.11%) Integration Testing
7 19 (13.67%) OO
8 18 (12.95%) Continuous Improvement
8 18 (12.95%) System Integration Testing
9 17 (12.23%) Migration
10 15 (10.79%) Data Modelling
10 15 (10.79%) Web Development
11 14 (10.07%) Project Management
12 13 (9.35%) ETL
12 13 (9.35%) OOD
13 12 (8.63%) Business Analysis
13 12 (8.63%) User Acceptance Testing
14 10 (7.19%) Automated Testing
14 10 (7.19%) Data Migration
15 9 (6.47%) UML
Programming Languages
1 48 (34.53%) C#
1 48 (34.53%) JavaScript
2 42 (30.22%) Java
3 41 (29.50%) SQL
4 19 (13.67%) PHP
5 15 (10.79%) Delphi
6 12 (8.63%) C++
7 8 (5.76%) PL/SQL
8 5 (3.60%) T-SQL
8 5 (3.60%) XAML
9 4 (2.88%) ABAP
9 4 (2.88%) VB
9 4 (2.88%) VB.NET
9 4 (2.88%) VB6
10 3 (2.16%) C
10 3 (2.16%) Perl
10 3 (2.16%) VC++
11 2 (1.44%) MATLAB
11 2 (1.44%) Ruby
11 2 (1.44%) SPARQL
Qualifications
1 137 (98.56%) Degree
2 12 (8.63%) ISEB
3 8 (5.76%) CISSP
3 8 (5.76%) SANS
4 6 (4.32%) CLAS
4 6 (4.32%) GIAC
5 4 (2.88%) ISTQB
6 2 (1.44%) CEH
6 2 (1.44%) CISA
6 2 (1.44%) PMI Certification
7 1 (0.72%) Avaya Certification
7 1 (0.72%) ITIL Certification
7 1 (0.72%) PMP
7 1 (0.72%) SC Cleared
7 1 (0.72%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (8.63%) QA
2 6 (4.32%) HMG Security Policy Framework
2 6 (4.32%) PCI DSS
3 5 (3.60%) Data Quality
4 4 (2.88%) SLA
5 2 (1.44%) COBIT
5 2 (1.44%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 7 (5.04%) Docker
2 4 (2.88%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (1.44%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 2 (1.44%) SCVMM
2 1 (0.72%) NetBackup
2 1 (0.72%) Oracle RMAN
2 1 (0.72%) Oracle ZFS
2 1 (0.72%) Tivoli Storage Manager
2 1 (0.72%) Unicenter
Vendors
1 26 (18.71%) Microsoft
2 17 (12.23%) Oracle
3 9 (6.47%) SAP
4 7 (5.04%) IBM
5 4 (2.88%) BEA
5 4 (2.88%) VMware
6 3 (2.16%) Informatica
6 3 (2.16%) Talend
7 2 (1.44%) BMC
7 2 (1.44%) Cisco
7 2 (1.44%) NetApp
8 1 (0.72%) Avaya
8 1 (0.72%) CA
8 1 (0.72%) CheckPoint
8 1 (0.72%) Citrix
8 1 (0.72%) EMC
8 1 (0.72%) HP
8 1 (0.72%) Juniper
8 1 (0.72%) Sun
8 1 (0.72%) Veritas
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The Bridge Ltd
Salary: Up to £35,000 per annum plus benefits
Posted: 14 hours ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Eligo Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £18000 - £23000 per annum + 1st Class Training Program
Posted: 15 hours ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £70,000 - £90,000 + excellent package
Posted: Yesterday
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Coburg Banks IT
Salary: £18000 - £20000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
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Talent International
Salary: £20000 - £25000 per annum + excellent benefits
Posted: Yesterday
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Audentia Recruitment LTD
Salary: From £20,000 to £30,000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
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Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 35,000 to 50,000
Posted: 3 days ago