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

Location
3 months to
5 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Computer Science (Computing Science)
Rank 57 66 66
Rank change year-on-year
+9 0
Permanent jobs citing Computer Science 74 50 48
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Birmingham 4.07% 2.76% 2.82%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 13.31% 9.14% 11.46%
Number of salaries quoted 65 44 43
Average salary £35,000 £37,500 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-6.66% -16.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £26,500 £25,500
10% offered a salary of more than £47,500 £50,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £38,000 £37,500 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+1.33% +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
556 547 419
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Birmingham 30.57% 30.20% 24.60%
Number of salaries quoted 443 495 365
Average salary £37,500 £42,000 £44,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-10.71% -4.54%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £26,500 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £60,000 £62,200
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 5 May 2015.

Computer Science Salary Histogram in Birmingham

Computer Science
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Birmingham

For the 6 months to 5 May 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 82 (73.21%) Degree
2 70 (62.50%) C#
3 68 (60.71%) .NET
4 61 (54.46%) HTML
5 52 (46.43%) SQL Server
5 52 (46.43%) Microsoft
6 51 (45.54%) CSS
6 51 (45.54%) JavaScript
7 44 (39.29%) ASP.NET
8 43 (38.39%) SQL
9 39 (34.82%) Agile Software Development
10 37 (33.04%) WCF
11 36 (32.14%) VB.NET
11 36 (32.14%) XML
12 34 (30.36%) MVC
13 33 (29.46%) Software Engineering
14 28 (25.00%) Visual Studio
15 26 (23.21%) MySQL
16 25 (22.32%) WPF
16 25 (22.32%) OO
17 24 (21.43%) Web Services
18 22 (19.64%) VB
18 22 (19.64%) .NET Framework
19 21 (18.75%) Web Application Development
20 20 (17.86%) HTML5
20 20 (17.86%) Java
21 19 (16.96%) PHP
22 18 (16.07%) C++
22 18 (16.07%) Web Development
23 17 (15.18%) TDD

Computer Science
Top Related IT Skills in Birmingham by Category

For the 6 months to 5 May 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 14 (12.50%) SharePoint
2 13 (11.61%) Node.js
3 9 (8.04%) IIS
4 6 (5.36%) Apache
5 1 (0.89%) Exchange Server 2013
5 1 (0.89%) MS Exchange
5 1 (0.89%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
5 1 (0.89%) CMS
5 1 (0.89%) Drupal
5 1 (0.89%) Oracle Service Bus
5 1 (0.89%) Lync
5 1 (0.89%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 14 (12.50%) MS Excel
2 5 (4.46%) GNU Octave
3 1 (0.89%) Photoshop
3 1 (0.89%) Adobe Illustrator
Business Applications
1 4 (3.57%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (0.89%) Dynamics AX
2 1 (0.89%) SAP Business One
2 1 (0.89%) Magento
2 1 (0.89%) Dynamics NAV
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.89%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (0.89%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 4 (3.57%) HTTPS
2 3 (2.68%) SAN
2 3 (2.68%) DNS
3 2 (1.79%) Unified Communications
3 2 (1.79%) Internet
3 2 (1.79%) Firewall
3 2 (1.79%) Wireshark
4 1 (0.89%) iSCSI
4 1 (0.89%) NAS
4 1 (0.89%) CTI
4 1 (0.89%) LDAP
4 1 (0.89%) TCP/IP
4 1 (0.89%) Fibre Channel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 52 (46.43%) SQL Server
2 26 (23.21%) MySQL
3 13 (11.61%) NoSQL
4 9 (8.04%) Crystal Reports
5 6 (5.36%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 5 (4.46%) Data Mining
7 4 (3.57%) HBase
7 4 (3.57%) Big Data
7 4 (3.57%) Hadoop
7 4 (3.57%) Apache Hive
7 4 (3.57%) Apache Cassandra
7 4 (3.57%) Oracle Database
7 4 (3.57%) Impala
8 3 (2.68%) SQL Server 2012
8 3 (2.68%) Oracle9i Database
8 3 (2.68%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 3 (2.68%) Oracle Database 11g
9 2 (1.79%) InterSystems Cache
10 1 (0.89%) SQL Server Analysis Services
10 1 (0.89%) DataStage
Development Applications
1 28 (25.00%) Visual Studio
2 13 (11.61%) Git (software)
3 4 (3.57%) MSTest
3 4 (3.57%) Rhino Mocks
3 4 (3.57%) Moq
3 4 (3.57%) Jenkins
3 4 (3.57%) NUnit
4 3 (2.68%) JUnit
5 2 (1.79%) RequisitePro
5 2 (1.79%) PHPUnit
6 1 (0.89%) Team Foundation Server
6 1 (0.89%) Mercurial
6 1 (0.89%) Sublime Text
6 1 (0.89%) Gradle
6 1 (0.89%) Eclipse
6 1 (0.89%) Maven
6 1 (0.89%) Talend Open Studio
6 1 (0.89%) TestNG
General
1 15 (13.39%) Finance
2 9 (8.04%) Retail
3 4 (3.57%) Manufacturing
4 3 (2.68%) Aerospace
5 2 (1.79%) Telecoms
6 1 (0.89%) Electronics
6 1 (0.89%) Automotive
6 1 (0.89%) Advertising
6 1 (0.89%) Publishing
6 1 (0.89%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 87 (77.68%) Developer
2 36 (32.14%) Software Developer
2 36 (32.14%) .NET Developer
3 35 (31.25%) Junior
3 35 (31.25%) Junior Developer
4 30 (26.79%) C# Developer
5 26 (23.21%) C# .NET Developer
6 21 (18.75%) Junior .NET Developer
7 18 (16.07%) Graduate
8 13 (11.61%) ASP.NET Developer
8 13 (11.61%) C# ASP.NET Developer
9 12 (10.71%) Junior Software Developer
10 11 (9.82%) Junior C# Developer
10 11 (9.82%) Junior C# .NET Developer
11 10 (8.93%) C# Software Developer
11 10 (8.93%) Java Developer
12 9 (8.04%) Graduate Developer
12 9 (8.04%) Web Developer
13 8 (7.14%) .NET Software Developer
14 7 (6.25%) PHP Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 68 (60.71%) .NET
2 61 (54.46%) HTML
3 51 (45.54%) CSS
4 44 (39.29%) ASP.NET
5 37 (33.04%) WCF
6 36 (32.14%) XML
7 25 (22.32%) WPF
8 24 (21.43%) Web Services
9 22 (19.64%) .NET Framework
10 20 (17.86%) HTML5
11 16 (14.29%) ASP.NET MVC
12 14 (12.50%) Silverlight
13 13 (11.61%) WinForms
14 12 (10.71%) LINQ
15 10 (8.93%) SOAP
15 10 (8.93%) CSS3
16 9 (8.04%) AngularJS
16 9 (8.04%) .NET Compact Framework
16 9 (8.04%) ASP.NET Web Forms
16 9 (8.04%) ASP.NET Web API
Miscellaneous
1 11 (9.82%) Mathematics
1 11 (9.82%) Analytical Skills
2 9 (8.04%) Physics
2 9 (8.04%) Client/Server
3 7 (6.25%) Algorithms
4 6 (5.36%) Management Information System
5 5 (4.46%) Artificial Intelligence
5 5 (4.46%) Visualisation
6 4 (3.57%) Inversion of Control
6 4 (3.57%) User Experience
7 3 (2.68%) Statistics
8 2 (1.79%) Clustering
8 2 (1.79%) Mobile App
8 2 (1.79%) Enterprise Software
9 1 (0.89%) Embedded Systems
9 1 (0.89%) Data Integration
9 1 (0.89%) FMCG
9 1 (0.89%) IVR
9 1 (0.89%) Graphic Design
9 1 (0.89%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 16 (14.29%) Windows
2 12 (10.71%) Linux
3 9 (8.04%) Windows Server 2008
4 6 (5.36%) UNIX
5 4 (3.57%) CentOS
6 3 (2.68%) Apple iOS
7 2 (1.79%) Android
8 1 (0.89%) Solaris
8 1 (0.89%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 39 (34.82%) Agile Software Development
2 34 (30.36%) MVC
3 33 (29.46%) Software Engineering
4 25 (22.32%) OO
5 21 (18.75%) Web Application Development
6 18 (16.07%) Web Development
7 17 (15.18%) TDD
8 15 (13.39%) OOD
9 12 (10.71%) OOP
10 9 (8.04%) Scrum
10 9 (8.04%) BDD
11 5 (4.46%) Pattern Recognition
11 5 (4.46%) Signal Processing
11 5 (4.46%) SIEM
11 5 (4.46%) Image Processing
11 5 (4.46%) Analytics
11 5 (4.46%) Probability Theory
11 5 (4.46%) Linear Algebra
11 5 (4.46%) Mobile Development
11 5 (4.46%) Continuous Integration
Programming Languages
1 70 (62.50%) C#
2 51 (45.54%) JavaScript
3 43 (38.39%) SQL
4 36 (32.14%) VB.NET
5 22 (19.64%) VB
6 20 (17.86%) Java
7 19 (16.96%) PHP
8 18 (16.07%) C++
9 13 (11.61%) PowerShell
10 11 (9.82%) Python
11 10 (8.93%) Ruby
12 9 (8.04%) T-SQL
12 9 (8.04%) VB6
13 7 (6.25%) PHP5
14 5 (4.46%) Fortran
14 5 (4.46%) Perl
14 5 (4.46%) C
15 4 (3.57%) Bash Shell
16 2 (1.79%) Objective-C
17 1 (0.89%) PHP4
Qualifications
1 82 (73.21%) Degree
2 11 (9.82%) Microsoft Certification
3 5 (4.46%) PhD
4 4 (3.57%) MCSD
5 2 (1.79%) MCSE
6 1 (0.89%) ISEB
6 1 (0.89%) CISSP
6 1 (0.89%) GIAC
6 1 (0.89%) ISTQB
6 1 (0.89%) SC Cleared
6 1 (0.89%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (1.79%) QA
1 2 (1.79%) HL7
2 1 (0.89%) PCI DSS
2 1 (0.89%) IEC 61508
2 1 (0.89%) Data Quality
System Software
1 4 (3.57%) Apache ZooKeeper
1 4 (3.57%) Docker
2 3 (2.68%) Active Directory
3 1 (0.89%) Xen
3 1 (0.89%) NFS
Systems Management
1 4 (3.57%) Puppet
1 4 (3.57%) Vagrant
1 4 (3.57%) Opscode Chef
2 3 (2.68%) WSUS
2 3 (2.68%) SCCM
3 1 (0.89%) Oracle RMAN
Vendors
1 52 (46.43%) Microsoft
2 11 (9.82%) Oracle
3 5 (4.46%) BT
3 5 (4.46%) Red Hat
4 4 (3.57%) Cloudera
5 2 (1.79%) InterSystems
5 2 (1.79%) Cisco
5 2 (1.79%) IBM
6 1 (0.89%) SAP
6 1 (0.89%) Adobe
6 1 (0.89%) Sun
6 1 (0.89%) EMC
6 1 (0.89%) Informatica
6 1 (0.89%) NetApp
6 1 (0.89%) Zend
6 1 (0.89%) Talend
6 1 (0.89%) Apple
6 1 (0.89%) Sage
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Nigel Frank International Ltd
Salary: £60000 - £70000 per annum + Benefits/Progression
Posted: 12 hours ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Senitor Associates
Salary: £20000 - £22000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Senitor Associates
Salary: £20000 - £22000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Ascent People Ltd
Salary: £20000 - £25000 per annum + Training, Pension
Posted: 5 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands
Barclay Anderson
Salary: £0 - £20,000 per year
Posted: 5 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Coburg Banks IT
Salary: £20000 - £25000 per annum + Pension, Shares Scheme, Holidays
Posted: 6 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Go IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: From £30,000 to £40,000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Birmingham
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Salary: £60000 - £70000 per annum + Benefits + Bonus
Posted: 6 days ago
Birmingham
Fenwick Ryan Ltd
Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum
Posted: 12 days ago
Birmingham or Farnborough or Manchester
Edenhouse solutions ltd
Salary: Competitive with Excellent Benefits
Posted: 14 days ago