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

Location
3 months to
28 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Computer Science (Computing Science)
Rank 82 57 52
Rank change year-on-year
-25 -5
Permanent jobs citing Computer Science 36 51 60
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Birmingham 2.00% 3.27% 3.58%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 7.69% 9.75% 13.04%
Number of salaries quoted 33 51 56
Average salary £32,500 £45,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-27.77% +28.57%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £32,500 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £56,000 £62,500 £47,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +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
468 523 460
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Birmingham 26.06% 33.50% 27.41%
Number of salaries quoted 415 466 402
Average salary £40,000 £42,500 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-5.88% +13.33%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £26,050 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £55,000 £67,000
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 28 January 2015.

Computer Science Salary Histogram in Birmingham

Computer Science
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Birmingham

For the 6 months to 28 January 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 96 (90.57%) Degree
2 44 (41.51%) SQL Server
3 36 (33.96%) SQL
4 35 (33.02%) Finance
5 31 (29.25%) .NET
5 31 (29.25%) C#
6 29 (27.36%) Web Services
7 28 (26.42%) HTML
7 28 (26.42%) Windows
8 26 (24.53%) Microsoft
9 25 (23.58%) JavaScript
9 25 (23.58%) Software Engineering
10 24 (22.64%) ASP.NET
10 24 (22.64%) Analytical Skills
11 22 (20.75%) XML
11 22 (20.75%) CSS
12 20 (18.87%) Java
12 20 (18.87%) MVC
13 19 (17.92%) jQuery
14 16 (15.09%) Windows Server 2008
14 16 (15.09%) Web Development
15 15 (14.15%) Agile Software Development
15 15 (14.15%) Retail
16 14 (13.21%) Mathematics
16 14 (13.21%) Windows Server 2003
16 14 (13.21%) MS Excel
16 14 (13.21%) Windows XP
17 13 (12.26%) OO
17 13 (12.26%) MS Office
17 13 (12.26%) WCF

Computer Science
Top Related IT Skills in Birmingham by Category

For the 6 months to 28 January 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 9 (8.49%) JBoss
2 8 (7.55%) WebSphere
3 7 (6.60%) Tomcat
4 5 (4.72%) SharePoint
5 2 (1.89%) Drupal
5 2 (1.89%) IIS
6 1 (0.94%) Apache
6 1 (0.94%) Lync
6 1 (0.94%) Exchange Server 2010
6 1 (0.94%) Exchange Server 2013
6 1 (0.94%) MS Exchange
6 1 (0.94%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
6 1 (0.94%) CMS
Applications
1 14 (13.21%) MS Excel
2 13 (12.26%) MS Office
3 4 (3.77%) MS Project
4 1 (0.94%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 3 (2.83%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (0.94%) Dynamics AX
2 1 (0.94%) Magento
2 1 (0.94%) SAP SD
Cloud Services
1 7 (6.60%) SuccessFactors
2 2 (1.89%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (0.94%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 10 (9.43%) Firewall
2 9 (8.49%) DNS
3 8 (7.55%) Internet
4 7 (6.60%) TCP/IP
5 5 (4.72%) HTTPS
6 4 (3.77%) VPN
6 4 (3.77%) LAN
6 4 (3.77%) VoIP
6 4 (3.77%) WLAN
6 4 (3.77%) WAN
6 4 (3.77%) EIGRP
6 4 (3.77%) VRRP
6 4 (3.77%) HSRP
6 4 (3.77%) Wireless
7 2 (1.89%) Wireshark
7 2 (1.89%) Unified Communications
7 2 (1.89%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 44 (41.51%) SQL Server
2 11 (10.38%) MySQL
3 7 (6.60%) SQL Server 2008
4 3 (2.83%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 2 (1.89%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 2 (1.89%) Impala
5 2 (1.89%) Crystal Reports
5 2 (1.89%) Hadoop
5 2 (1.89%) Apache Hive
5 2 (1.89%) Apache Cassandra
5 2 (1.89%) NoSQL
5 2 (1.89%) Azure SQL Database
5 2 (1.89%) HBase
5 2 (1.89%) Big Data
6 1 (0.94%) Oracle Database
6 1 (0.94%) Oracle9i Database
6 1 (0.94%) Data Warehouse
6 1 (0.94%) SAP BW
6 1 (0.94%) Oracle Database 11g
Development Applications
1 4 (3.77%) Visual Studio
1 4 (3.77%) VSS/SourceSafe
2 3 (2.83%) Git (software)
2 3 (2.83%) Team Foundation Server
2 3 (2.83%) JUnit
3 2 (1.89%) Jenkins
3 2 (1.89%) PHPUnit
3 2 (1.89%) Eclipse
3 2 (1.89%) RequisitePro
4 1 (0.94%) JIRA
4 1 (0.94%) Selenium
4 1 (0.94%) Eclipse RCP
General
1 35 (33.02%) Finance
2 15 (14.15%) Retail
3 7 (6.60%) Financial Institution
4 5 (4.72%) Legal
4 5 (4.72%) Manufacturing
5 4 (3.77%) Automotive
6 3 (2.83%) Aerospace
7 2 (1.89%) Law
8 1 (0.94%) Investment Banking
8 1 (0.94%) Local Government
8 1 (0.94%) French Language
8 1 (0.94%) German Language
8 1 (0.94%) Spanish Language
8 1 (0.94%) Electronics
8 1 (0.94%) Advertising
8 1 (0.94%) Banking
Job Titles
1 44 (41.51%) Developer
2 19 (17.92%) Analyst
3 17 (16.04%) Applications Support
4 16 (15.09%) Software Developer
5 10 (9.43%) Junior
5 10 (9.43%) Web Developer
5 10 (9.43%) Junior Developer
6 9 (8.49%) Support Analyst
6 9 (8.49%) Applications Support Analyst
7 8 (7.55%) Software Engineer
7 8 (7.55%) Business Analyst
8 7 (6.60%) Consultant
8 7 (6.60%) 3rd Line Support
9 6 (5.66%) .NET Developer
9 6 (5.66%) C# Developer
9 6 (5.66%) Graduate
10 5 (4.72%) Architect
10 5 (4.72%) Java Developer
10 5 (4.72%) Implementation Consultant
10 5 (4.72%) PHP Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 31 (29.25%) .NET
2 29 (27.36%) Web Services
3 28 (26.42%) HTML
4 24 (22.64%) ASP.NET
5 22 (20.75%) CSS
5 22 (20.75%) XML
6 19 (17.92%) jQuery
7 13 (12.26%) WCF
8 12 (11.32%) ASP.NET MVC
9 11 (10.38%) HTML5
10 9 (8.49%) LINQ
10 9 (8.49%) ASP.NET MVC 4
11 8 (7.55%) SOAP
12 7 (6.60%) Ajax
12 7 (6.60%) JSON
13 6 (5.66%) REST
13 6 (5.66%) CSS3
14 5 (4.72%) YUI
14 5 (4.72%) XSLT
15 4 (3.77%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 24 (22.64%) Analytical Skills
2 14 (13.21%) Mathematics
3 9 (8.49%) Economics
4 8 (7.55%) User Experience
5 5 (4.72%) Mobile App
5 5 (4.72%) Physics
6 4 (3.77%) Management Information System
6 4 (3.77%) Algorithms
7 3 (2.83%) Statistics
8 2 (1.89%) Enterprise Software
8 2 (1.89%) Remote Sensing
8 2 (1.89%) Telematics
8 2 (1.89%) Clustering
8 2 (1.89%) Client/Server
9 1 (0.94%) Blackberry
9 1 (0.94%) Credit Risk
9 1 (0.94%) Web 2.0
9 1 (0.94%) Derivative
9 1 (0.94%) Embedded Systems
9 1 (0.94%) FMCG
Operating Systems
1 28 (26.42%) Windows
2 16 (15.09%) Windows Server 2008
3 14 (13.21%) Windows XP
3 14 (13.21%) Windows Server 2003
4 8 (7.55%) Linux
4 8 (7.55%) UNIX
5 3 (2.83%) Apple iOS
6 2 (1.89%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 25 (23.58%) Software Engineering
2 20 (18.87%) MVC
3 16 (15.09%) Web Development
4 15 (14.15%) Agile Software Development
5 13 (12.26%) OO
6 12 (11.32%) Business Analysis
7 11 (10.38%) Mentoring
8 10 (9.43%) OOP
8 10 (9.43%) Project Management
9 8 (7.55%) Scrum
10 6 (5.66%) Time Management
10 6 (5.66%) CRM
10 6 (5.66%) Business Development
11 5 (4.72%) OOD
12 4 (3.77%) TDD
12 4 (3.77%) Operations Management
12 4 (3.77%) Disaster Recovery
12 4 (3.77%) Analytics
13 3 (2.83%) Change Control
13 3 (2.83%) iOS Development
Programming Languages
1 36 (33.96%) SQL
2 31 (29.25%) C#
3 25 (23.58%) JavaScript
4 20 (18.87%) Java
5 11 (10.38%) PHP
6 10 (9.43%) VB
7 7 (6.60%) C++
8 6 (5.66%) PHP5
9 5 (4.72%) VB.NET
10 4 (3.77%) T-SQL
10 4 (3.77%) C
11 3 (2.83%) PL/SQL
11 3 (2.83%) Shell Script
11 3 (2.83%) Objective-C
12 2 (1.89%) VB6
12 2 (1.89%) Bash Shell
12 2 (1.89%) Python
12 2 (1.89%) Perl
Qualifications
1 96 (90.57%) Degree
2 8 (7.55%) Cisco Certification
3 7 (6.60%) Microsoft Certification
4 4 (3.77%) CCNA
5 2 (1.89%) ISEB
5 2 (1.89%) MCSD
5 2 (1.89%) MCSE
6 1 (0.94%) ISTQB
6 1 (0.94%) Postgraduate
6 1 (0.94%) SC Cleared
6 1 (0.94%) Security Cleared
6 1 (0.94%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (11.32%) QA
2 4 (3.77%) SLA
3 1 (0.94%) IEC 61508
System Software
1 3 (2.83%) Active Directory
2 2 (1.89%) Apache ZooKeeper
2 2 (1.89%) Docker
Systems Management
1 3 (2.83%) WSUS
1 3 (2.83%) SCCM
2 2 (1.89%) Puppet
2 2 (1.89%) Vagrant
2 2 (1.89%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 26 (24.53%) Microsoft
2 11 (10.38%) Oracle
3 10 (9.43%) Cisco
4 5 (4.72%) VMware
5 4 (3.77%) SonicWALL
5 4 (3.77%) Kaseya
5 4 (3.77%) CheckPoint
5 4 (3.77%) Avaya
6 3 (2.83%) BT
7 2 (1.89%) Red Hat
7 2 (1.89%) Apple
7 2 (1.89%) SAP
7 2 (1.89%) Cloudera
8 1 (0.94%) Mercator
8 1 (0.94%) HP
8 1 (0.94%) Citrix
8 1 (0.94%) IBM
8 1 (0.94%) Sage
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