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 19 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
19 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Computer Science (Computing Science)
Rank 56 60 69
Rank change year-on-year
+4 +9
Permanent jobs citing Computer Science 81 69 41
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Birmingham 3.49% 3.21% 2.40%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 10.42% 9.76% 8.80%
Number of salaries quoted 60 69 38
Average salary £34,500 £47,500 £38,750
Average salary % change year-on-year
-27.36% +22.58%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,800 £24,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,500 £62,500 £70,000
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
777 707 466
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Birmingham 33.48% 32.90% 27.24%
Number of salaries quoted 628 652 417
Average salary £44,000 £42,500 £43,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+3.52% -1.16%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £26,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £70,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%

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 19 September 2014.

Computer Science Salary Histogram in Birmingham

Computer Science
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Birmingham

For the 6 months to 19 September 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.

1 120 (90.91%) Degree
2 57 (43.18%) Finance
3 56 (42.42%) SQL Server
4 52 (39.39%) C#
5 51 (38.64%) .NET
6 49 (37.12%) SQL
7 47 (35.61%) Analytical Skills
8 39 (29.55%) Microsoft
9 36 (27.27%) Java
10 34 (25.76%) JavaScript
10 34 (25.76%) HTML
11 32 (24.24%) ASP.NET
11 32 (24.24%) CSS
11 32 (24.24%) Windows
12 27 (20.45%) MS Office
12 27 (20.45%) Business Analysis
12 27 (20.45%) Mathematics
13 25 (18.94%) QA
13 25 (18.94%) XML
14 24 (18.18%) Economics
15 23 (17.42%) MS Excel
16 22 (16.67%) Software Engineering
17 21 (15.91%) WCF
17 21 (15.91%) jQuery
18 20 (15.15%) Web Services
18 20 (15.15%) VB.NET
19 19 (14.39%) Oracle
20 18 (13.64%) Web Development
21 17 (12.88%) OO
21 17 (12.88%) Mentoring

Computer Science
Top Related IT Skills in Birmingham by Category

For the 6 months to 19 September 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 (9.09%) SharePoint
1 12 (9.09%) WebSphere
2 8 (6.06%) Tomcat
3 6 (4.55%) IIS
4 4 (3.03%) SharePoint Server
4 4 (3.03%) SharePoint 2013
5 2 (1.52%) Apache
6 1 (0.76%) BizTalk Server
6 1 (0.76%) Drupal
Applications
1 27 (20.45%) MS Office
2 23 (17.42%) MS Excel
3 4 (3.03%) MS Project
4 3 (2.27%) SPSS
5 2 (1.52%) Photoshop
6 1 (0.76%) Acrobat
6 1 (0.76%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 4 (3.03%) Magento
2 1 (0.76%) SAP SD
Cloud Services
1 12 (9.09%) SuccessFactors
2 7 (5.30%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (0.76%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (0.76%) Heroku
3 1 (0.76%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 9 (6.82%) Internet
2 8 (6.06%) Firewall
3 4 (3.03%) Wireless
3 4 (3.03%) HSRP
3 4 (3.03%) EIGRP
3 4 (3.03%) VRRP
3 4 (3.03%) VPN
3 4 (3.03%) LAN
3 4 (3.03%) VoIP
3 4 (3.03%) WLAN
3 4 (3.03%) WAN
4 3 (2.27%) TCP/IP
4 3 (2.27%) DNS
5 1 (0.76%) HTTPS
5 1 (0.76%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 56 (42.42%) SQL Server
2 6 (4.55%) Crystal Reports
2 6 (4.55%) Azure SQL Database
3 4 (3.03%) RDBMS
3 4 (3.03%) Relational Database
4 3 (2.27%) SQL Server 2008
5 2 (1.52%) MySQL
6 1 (0.76%) NoSQL
6 1 (0.76%) Oracle Database
6 1 (0.76%) Oracle Database 11g
6 1 (0.76%) Data Mining
Development Applications
1 13 (9.85%) Visual Studio
2 6 (4.55%) Team Foundation Server
3 4 (3.03%) VSS/SourceSafe
3 4 (3.03%) Git (software)
4 3 (2.27%) NUnit
5 2 (1.52%) Eclipse
6 1 (0.76%) Dreamweaver
6 1 (0.76%) Xcode
6 1 (0.76%) JIRA
6 1 (0.76%) Selenium
6 1 (0.76%) JUnit
6 1 (0.76%) Eclipse RCP
General
1 57 (43.18%) Finance
2 15 (11.36%) Banking
3 8 (6.06%) Investment Banking
4 7 (5.30%) Retail
4 7 (5.30%) Automotive
4 7 (5.30%) Legal
5 3 (2.27%) Financial Institution
5 3 (2.27%) Front Office
6 2 (1.52%) Telecoms
6 2 (1.52%) Aerospace
6 2 (1.52%) Manufacturing
6 2 (1.52%) Law
7 1 (0.76%) Games
7 1 (0.76%) Billing
7 1 (0.76%) Local Government
7 1 (0.76%) Marketing
7 1 (0.76%) French Language
7 1 (0.76%) German Language
7 1 (0.76%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 56 (42.42%) Developer
2 32 (24.24%) Analyst
3 23 (17.42%) Business Analyst
4 21 (15.91%) .NET Developer
5 16 (12.12%) Senior Developer
6 14 (10.61%) Software Developer
7 13 (9.85%) C# Developer
7 13 (9.85%) C# .NET Developer
8 12 (9.09%) Applications Support
9 11 (8.33%) Graduate
10 9 (6.82%) Software Engineer
10 9 (6.82%) Consultant
10 9 (6.82%) Implementation Consultant
10 9 (6.82%) Financial Business Analyst
10 9 (6.82%) Financial Services Business Analyst
10 9 (6.82%) .NET Software Developer
11 7 (5.30%) Banking Business Analyst
11 7 (5.30%) Senior .NET Developer
12 6 (4.55%) Graduate Developer
12 6 (4.55%) Investment Banking Business Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 51 (38.64%) .NET
2 34 (25.76%) HTML
3 32 (24.24%) ASP.NET
3 32 (24.24%) CSS
4 25 (18.94%) XML
5 21 (15.91%) WCF
5 21 (15.91%) jQuery
6 20 (15.15%) Web Services
7 11 (8.33%) XSLT
7 11 (8.33%) .NET Framework
8 10 (7.58%) Ajax
8 10 (7.58%) LINQ
8 10 (7.58%) ASP.NET MVC
8 10 (7.58%) ADO.NET
9 7 (5.30%) ASP.NET MVC 4
10 6 (4.55%) .NET Compact Framework
10 6 (4.55%) SOAP
10 6 (4.55%) WPF
11 5 (3.79%) YUI
11 5 (3.79%) DOM
Miscellaneous
1 47 (35.61%) Analytical Skills
2 27 (20.45%) Mathematics
3 24 (18.18%) Economics
4 8 (6.06%) Client/Server
4 8 (6.06%) Physics
5 6 (4.55%) Remote Sensing
5 6 (4.55%) Telematics
5 6 (4.55%) Mobile App
6 5 (3.79%) User Experience
6 5 (3.79%) Credit Risk
7 3 (2.27%) AS400
7 3 (2.27%) Statistics
7 3 (2.27%) iSeries
8 2 (1.52%) Derivative
8 2 (1.52%) Market Risk
9 1 (0.76%) iPhone
9 1 (0.76%) Data Protection Act
9 1 (0.76%) Management Information System
9 1 (0.76%) Web 2.0
Operating Systems
1 32 (24.24%) Windows
2 12 (9.09%) Windows Server 2008
3 9 (6.82%) UNIX
4 6 (4.55%) Windows XP
4 6 (4.55%) Windows Server 2003
5 3 (2.27%) Linux
5 3 (2.27%) Apple iOS
6 1 (0.76%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 27 (20.45%) Business Analysis
2 22 (16.67%) Software Engineering
3 18 (13.64%) Web Development
4 17 (12.88%) Mentoring
4 17 (12.88%) OO
5 14 (10.61%) Project Management
6 12 (9.09%) Agile Software Development
7 11 (8.33%) MVC
8 9 (6.82%) Quality Management
8 9 (6.82%) Time Management
9 8 (6.06%) Content Management
10 7 (5.30%) Document Management
10 7 (5.30%) Scrum
11 6 (4.55%) OOD
11 6 (4.55%) Multithreading
12 5 (3.79%) GAP Analysis
12 5 (3.79%) Stakeholder Management
12 5 (3.79%) Data Analysis
13 4 (3.03%) Business Intelligence
13 4 (3.03%) Disaster Recovery
Programming Languages
1 52 (39.39%) C#
2 49 (37.12%) SQL
3 36 (27.27%) Java
4 34 (25.76%) JavaScript
5 20 (15.15%) VB.NET
6 14 (10.61%) C
7 13 (9.85%) T-SQL
8 11 (8.33%) VB
9 7 (5.30%) Shell Script
9 7 (5.30%) PL/SQL
9 7 (5.30%) C++
10 6 (4.55%) VB6
11 5 (3.79%) Python
11 5 (3.79%) PHP
12 4 (3.03%) Perl
12 4 (3.03%) Ruby
12 4 (3.03%) PHP5
13 3 (2.27%) PowerShell
13 3 (2.27%) Delphi
13 3 (2.27%) RPG
Qualifications
1 120 (90.91%) Degree
2 16 (12.12%) Microsoft Certification
3 9 (6.82%) MCSD
4 8 (6.06%) Cisco Certification
5 4 (3.03%) CCNA
5 4 (3.03%) MCTS
6 3 (2.27%) MCSE
7 1 (0.76%) CEH
7 1 (0.76%) ISEB
7 1 (0.76%) CISSP
7 1 (0.76%) Postgraduate
7 1 (0.76%) ISTQB
7 1 (0.76%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 25 (18.94%) QA
2 4 (3.03%) SLA
3 1 (0.76%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (0.76%) PCI DSS
Vendors
1 39 (29.55%) Microsoft
2 19 (14.39%) Oracle
3 13 (9.85%) JBoss
4 8 (6.06%) Cisco
5 7 (5.30%) VMware
6 4 (3.03%) Zend
6 4 (3.03%) SonicWALL
6 4 (3.03%) Kaseya
6 4 (3.03%) Avaya
6 4 (3.03%) CheckPoint
7 2 (1.52%) Adobe
7 2 (1.52%) Citrix
8 1 (0.76%) Mercator
8 1 (0.76%) SAP
8 1 (0.76%) Rackspace
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