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 31 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
31 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Computer Science (Computing Science)
Rank 52 73 59
Rank change year-on-year
+21 -14
Permanent jobs citing Computer Science 88 53 76
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Birmingham 4.34% 2.66% 3.72%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 13.84% 7.38% 10.09%
Number of salaries quoted 77 36 76
Average salary £35,000 £40,000 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-12.50% -20.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,750 £20,500
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £60,000 £68,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £37,500 £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
636 718 753
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Birmingham 31.36% 36.06% 36.82%
Number of salaries quoted 501 596 678
Average salary £40,000 £42,500 £44,250
Average salary % change year-on-year
-5.88% -3.95%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £67,000 £62,950 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

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 31 July 2015.

Computer Science Salary Histogram in Birmingham

Computer Science
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Birmingham

For the 6 months to 31 July 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.

1 130 (80.75%) Degree
2 82 (50.93%) C#
2 82 (50.93%) .NET
3 77 (47.83%) HTML
3 77 (47.83%) SQL Server
4 67 (41.61%) Microsoft
5 65 (40.37%) JavaScript
6 61 (37.89%) CSS
7 48 (29.81%) SQL
7 48 (29.81%) WCF
8 47 (29.19%) Agile Software Development
9 46 (28.57%) ASP.NET
9 46 (28.57%) XML
10 44 (27.33%) VB.NET
10 44 (27.33%) Java
11 39 (24.22%) Finance
12 35 (21.74%) Visual Studio
13 34 (21.12%) Windows
13 34 (21.12%) OO
14 31 (19.25%) MS Excel
15 30 (18.63%) Web Services
15 30 (18.63%) .NET Framework
15 30 (18.63%) WPF
16 29 (18.01%) Software Engineering
17 28 (17.39%) MySQL
18 26 (16.15%) VB
18 26 (16.15%) MVC
19 25 (15.53%) Oracle
20 22 (13.66%) Web Development
20 22 (13.66%) Analytical Skills

Computer Science
Top Related IT Skills in Birmingham by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 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 20 (12.42%) SharePoint
1 20 (12.42%) IIS
2 13 (8.07%) Node.js
3 10 (6.21%) WebLogic
3 10 (6.21%) WebSphere
4 6 (3.73%) Apache
5 5 (3.11%) MS Exchange
6 2 (1.24%) Tomcat
6 2 (1.24%) SharePoint 2013
7 1 (0.62%) Exchange Server 2013
7 1 (0.62%) SAS
7 1 (0.62%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
7 1 (0.62%) Drupal
7 1 (0.62%) Oracle Service Bus
7 1 (0.62%) Lync
7 1 (0.62%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 31 (19.25%) MS Excel
2 5 (3.11%) GNU Octave
3 2 (1.24%) MS Visio
4 1 (0.62%) Adobe Illustrator
4 1 (0.62%) MS PowerPoint
4 1 (0.62%) Photoshop
4 1 (0.62%) MS Project
4 1 (0.62%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 3 (1.86%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (0.62%) SAP Business One
2 1 (0.62%) Dynamics NAV
Cloud Services
1 7 (4.35%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (0.62%) PaaS
2 1 (0.62%) Google Analytics
Communications & Networking
1 8 (4.97%) TCP/IP
2 7 (4.35%) Firewall
3 6 (3.73%) DNS
3 6 (3.73%) SAN
4 4 (2.48%) CTI
4 4 (2.48%) Internet
4 4 (2.48%) VoIP
5 3 (1.86%) WAN
5 3 (1.86%) LAN
5 3 (1.86%) VPN
6 1 (0.62%) iSCSI
6 1 (0.62%) NAS
6 1 (0.62%) Fibre Channel
6 1 (0.62%) LDAP
6 1 (0.62%) DHCP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 77 (47.83%) SQL Server
2 28 (17.39%) MySQL
3 17 (10.56%) Crystal Reports
4 11 (6.83%) NoSQL
5 9 (5.59%) Oracle Database
6 5 (3.11%) Relational Database
6 5 (3.11%) Data Mining
7 4 (2.48%) RDBMS
7 4 (2.48%) SQL Server 2008
7 4 (2.48%) SQL Server 2012
8 3 (1.86%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 3 (1.86%) SQL Server 2005
8 3 (1.86%) Oracle Database 11g
8 3 (1.86%) SQL Server 2000
8 3 (1.86%) Oracle9i Database
9 2 (1.24%) InterSystems Cache
9 2 (1.24%) Hadoop
9 2 (1.24%) Apache Hive
9 2 (1.24%) Apache Cassandra
9 2 (1.24%) HBase
Development Applications
1 35 (21.74%) Visual Studio
2 12 (7.45%) Git (software)
3 7 (4.35%) Selenium
4 4 (2.48%) NUnit
4 4 (2.48%) MSTest
4 4 (2.48%) Rhino Mocks
4 4 (2.48%) Moq
5 3 (1.86%) JUnit
6 2 (1.24%) Jenkins
6 2 (1.24%) VSS/SourceSafe
6 2 (1.24%) HP UFT
6 2 (1.24%) LoadRunner
7 1 (0.62%) Bugzilla
7 1 (0.62%) Eclipse
7 1 (0.62%) Maven
7 1 (0.62%) JIRA
7 1 (0.62%) Talend Open Studio
7 1 (0.62%) TestNG
7 1 (0.62%) Sublime Text
7 1 (0.62%) Mercurial
General
1 39 (24.22%) Finance
2 6 (3.73%) Telecoms
3 4 (2.48%) Back Office
3 4 (2.48%) Retail
4 2 (1.24%) Marketing
4 2 (1.24%) Aerospace
4 2 (1.24%) Automotive
4 2 (1.24%) Legal
5 1 (0.62%) Manufacturing
5 1 (0.62%) Publishing
5 1 (0.62%) Games
Job Titles
1 102 (63.35%) Developer
2 42 (26.09%) Software Developer
3 40 (24.84%) .NET Developer
4 33 (20.50%) C# Developer
5 30 (18.63%) C# .NET Developer
6 28 (17.39%) Junior Developer
6 28 (17.39%) Junior
7 26 (16.15%) Graduate
8 20 (12.42%) Junior .NET Developer
9 18 (11.18%) ASP.NET Developer
9 18 (11.18%) C# ASP.NET Developer
10 14 (8.70%) Java Developer
11 12 (7.45%) Web Developer
11 12 (7.45%) Consultant
12 11 (6.83%) Graduate Developer
13 10 (6.21%) Junior C# Developer
13 10 (6.21%) Junior C# .NET Developer
14 9 (5.59%) C# Software Developer
15 8 (4.97%) .NET Software Developer
15 8 (4.97%) Semantic Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 82 (50.93%) .NET
2 77 (47.83%) HTML
3 61 (37.89%) CSS
4 48 (29.81%) WCF
5 46 (28.57%) ASP.NET
5 46 (28.57%) XML
6 30 (18.63%) WPF
6 30 (18.63%) Web Services
6 30 (18.63%) .NET Framework
7 21 (13.04%) WinForms
8 18 (11.18%) Silverlight
9 17 (10.56%) LINQ
9 17 (10.56%) ADO.NET
9 17 (10.56%) .NET Compact Framework
9 17 (10.56%) ASP.NET Web Forms
10 16 (9.94%) HTML5
10 16 (9.94%) jQuery
11 13 (8.07%) ASP.NET MVC
12 12 (7.45%) RESTful
13 10 (6.21%) J2EE
Miscellaneous
1 22 (13.66%) Analytical Skills
2 17 (10.56%) Client/Server
3 8 (4.97%) Ontologies
3 8 (4.97%) Semantic Web
4 7 (4.35%) Mathematics
4 7 (4.35%) Physics
5 6 (3.73%) Enterprise Software
6 5 (3.11%) Visualisation
6 5 (3.11%) Algorithms
6 5 (3.11%) Management Information System
6 5 (3.11%) Artificial Intelligence
7 4 (2.48%) Private Cloud
7 4 (2.48%) Inversion of Control
7 4 (2.48%) Data Centre
8 2 (1.24%) iPhone
8 2 (1.24%) User Experience
8 2 (1.24%) Streaming Media
8 2 (1.24%) Smartphone
8 2 (1.24%) Statistics
8 2 (1.24%) N-Tier
Operating Systems
1 34 (21.12%) Windows
2 17 (10.56%) Windows Server 2008
3 9 (5.59%) Linux
4 4 (2.48%) Android
5 2 (1.24%) UNIX
5 2 (1.24%) CentOS
6 1 (0.62%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 1 (0.62%) Apple iOS
6 1 (0.62%) Mac OS X
6 1 (0.62%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 47 (29.19%) Agile Software Development
2 34 (21.12%) OO
3 29 (18.01%) Software Engineering
4 26 (16.15%) MVC
5 22 (13.66%) Web Development
6 21 (13.04%) Web Application Development
6 21 (13.04%) OOD
6 21 (13.04%) SDLC
7 14 (8.70%) TDD
8 12 (7.45%) Project Management
9 11 (6.83%) OOP
10 10 (6.21%) Requirements Analysis
11 9 (5.59%) BDD
11 9 (5.59%) Data Modelling
11 9 (5.59%) Automated Testing
12 8 (4.97%) Software Testing
12 8 (4.97%) RDF
12 8 (4.97%) Financial Analysis
12 8 (4.97%) Software Delivery
13 6 (3.73%) Scrum
Programming Languages
1 82 (50.93%) C#
2 65 (40.37%) JavaScript
3 48 (29.81%) SQL
4 44 (27.33%) Java
4 44 (27.33%) VB.NET
5 26 (16.15%) VB
6 20 (12.42%) C++
7 18 (11.18%) PowerShell
8 17 (10.56%) T-SQL
8 17 (10.56%) PHP
8 17 (10.56%) VB6
9 10 (6.21%) Ruby
9 10 (6.21%) Python
10 8 (4.97%) SPARQL
11 7 (4.35%) C
12 5 (3.11%) Fortran
13 3 (1.86%) Perl
14 2 (1.24%) PHP5
14 2 (1.24%) Bash Shell
14 2 (1.24%) Groovy
Qualifications
1 130 (80.75%) Degree
2 16 (9.94%) Microsoft Certification
3 8 (4.97%) Postgraduate
4 6 (3.73%) MCSE
4 6 (3.73%) ISEB
5 5 (3.11%) CCNA
5 5 (3.11%) PhD
5 5 (3.11%) Cisco Certification
5 5 (3.11%) ISTQB
6 4 (2.48%) CCNP
6 4 (2.48%) MCSA
6 4 (2.48%) MCSD
7 3 (1.86%) SC Cleared
7 3 (1.86%) Security Cleared
8 2 (1.24%) GIAC
8 2 (1.24%) CISSP
9 1 (0.62%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
9 1 (0.62%) MCITP
9 1 (0.62%) PMP
9 1 (0.62%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (5.59%) QA
2 2 (1.24%) HL7
2 2 (1.24%) PCI DSS
3 1 (0.62%) Data Quality
3 1 (0.62%) PMBOK
System Software
1 9 (5.59%) Active Directory
2 8 (4.97%) Hyper-V
3 2 (1.24%) Apache ZooKeeper
3 2 (1.24%) Docker
4 1 (0.62%) Xen
4 1 (0.62%) NFS
Systems Management
1 6 (3.73%) SCCM
2 4 (2.48%) SCOM
2 4 (2.48%) SCVMM
3 2 (1.24%) Puppet
3 2 (1.24%) Vagrant
3 2 (1.24%) Opscode Chef
3 2 (1.24%) WSUS
4 1 (0.62%) Oracle RMAN
4 1 (0.62%) Oracle ZFS
Vendors
1 67 (41.61%) Microsoft
2 25 (15.53%) Oracle
3 10 (6.21%) IBM
4 8 (4.97%) BEA
5 7 (4.35%) VMware
6 4 (2.48%) Barracuda Networks
6 4 (2.48%) Veeam
6 4 (2.48%) Red Gate
6 4 (2.48%) Cisco
6 4 (2.48%) HP
7 3 (1.86%) Red Hat
7 3 (1.86%) Citrix
8 2 (1.24%) Cloudera
8 2 (1.24%) BT
8 2 (1.24%) InterSystems
9 1 (0.62%) Informatica
9 1 (0.62%) NetApp
9 1 (0.62%) Talend
9 1 (0.62%) EMC
9 1 (0.62%) Adobe
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