The first 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 24 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all terms in our Miscellaneous category for the Birmingham region.

Location
3 months to
24 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Computer Science (Computing Science)
Rank 62 72 56
Rank change year-on-year
+10 -16
Permanent jobs citing Computer Science 51 43 43
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Birmingham 2.84% 2.50% 2.95%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 11.51% 12.95% 12.46%
Number of salaries quoted 44 38 37
Average salary £37,500 £44,500 £30,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-15.73% +48.33%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £26,600 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £55,000 £63,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £35,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Miscellaneous Category
Birmingham
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
443 332 345
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Birmingham 24.69% 19.28% 23.68%
Number of salaries quoted 396 292 305
Average salary £40,000 £42,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-5.88% +21.42%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,350 £25,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £65,000 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £39,500
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -5.06%
Computer Science
West Midlands

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 24 April 2014.

Computer Science Salary Histogram in Birmingham

Computer Science
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Birmingham

For the 6 months to 24 April 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 80 (79.21%) Degree
2 60 (59.41%) Finance
3 37 (36.63%) SQL
3 37 (36.63%) .NET
4 35 (34.65%) C#
5 32 (31.68%) Economics
5 32 (31.68%) Business Analysis
5 32 (31.68%) QA
6 31 (30.69%) SQL Server
7 25 (24.75%) MS Office
7 25 (24.75%) Java
8 23 (22.77%) ASP.NET
9 22 (21.78%) Microsoft
10 21 (20.79%) JavaScript
10 21 (20.79%) HTML
11 19 (18.81%) CSS
11 19 (18.81%) Windows
12 18 (17.82%) C
12 18 (17.82%) Software Engineering
13 17 (16.83%) Banking
14 15 (14.85%) SuccessFactors
15 14 (13.86%) OO
15 14 (13.86%) VB.NET
16 13 (12.87%) XML
17 12 (11.88%) .NET Framework
17 12 (11.88%) Oracle
18 11 (10.89%) Visual Studio
18 11 (10.89%) UNIX
18 11 (10.89%) WCF
19 10 (9.90%) Mathematics

Computer Science
Top Related IT Skills in Birmingham by Category

For the 6 months to 24 April 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 7 (6.93%) WebSphere
2 4 (3.96%) IIS
3 3 (2.97%) SharePoint
4 2 (1.98%) Apache
4 2 (1.98%) Tomcat
4 2 (1.98%) SharePoint 2013
4 2 (1.98%) SharePoint Server
5 1 (0.99%) nginx
5 1 (0.99%) BizTalk Server
Applications
1 25 (24.75%) MS Office
2 8 (7.92%) MS Excel
3 2 (1.98%) MS Project
4 1 (0.99%) Acrobat
4 1 (0.99%) Photoshop
Cloud Services
1 15 (14.85%) SuccessFactors
Communications & Networking
1 6 (5.94%) Internet
2 5 (4.95%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 31 (30.69%) SQL Server
2 4 (3.96%) Crystal Reports
3 2 (1.98%) MySQL
3 2 (1.98%) SQL Server 2008
4 1 (0.99%) SQL Server 2005
4 1 (0.99%) Relational Database
4 1 (0.99%) RDBMS
4 1 (0.99%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 11 (10.89%) Visual Studio
2 4 (3.96%) WebDriver
2 4 (3.96%) Selenium
3 3 (2.97%) NUnit
4 2 (1.98%) Eclipse
4 2 (1.98%) Eclipse RCP
5 1 (0.99%) MSTest
5 1 (0.99%) Rhino Mocks
5 1 (0.99%) Moq
General
1 60 (59.41%) Finance
2 17 (16.83%) Banking
3 7 (6.93%) Investment Banking
4 2 (1.98%) Aerospace
4 2 (1.98%) Automotive
4 2 (1.98%) Legal
4 2 (1.98%) Front Office
5 1 (0.99%) Marketing
5 1 (0.99%) Electronics
5 1 (0.99%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 43 (42.57%) Developer
2 41 (40.59%) Analyst
3 32 (31.68%) Business Analyst
4 26 (25.74%) Financial Business Analyst
4 26 (25.74%) Financial Services Business Analyst
5 19 (18.81%) .NET Developer
5 19 (18.81%) C# Developer
6 16 (15.84%) Software Developer
6 16 (15.84%) C# .NET Developer
7 14 (13.86%) C# ASP.NET Developer
7 14 (13.86%) Applications Support
8 13 (12.87%) C# Software Developer
8 13 (12.87%) .NET Software Developer
9 9 (8.91%) Graduate
9 9 (8.91%) Programmer
10 8 (7.92%) Software Engineer
11 7 (6.93%) Banking Business Analyst
11 7 (6.93%) Delphi Programmer
11 7 (6.93%) Delphi Software Engineer
11 7 (6.93%) Senior Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 37 (36.63%) .NET
2 23 (22.77%) ASP.NET
3 21 (20.79%) HTML
4 19 (18.81%) CSS
5 13 (12.87%) XML
6 12 (11.88%) .NET Framework
7 11 (10.89%) WCF
8 6 (5.94%) WinForms
8 6 (5.94%) Web Services
8 6 (5.94%) ADO.NET
9 5 (4.95%) WPF
10 4 (3.96%) .NET Compact Framework
10 4 (3.96%) jQuery
10 4 (3.96%) Spring
11 3 (2.97%) Ajax
11 3 (2.97%) HTML5
12 2 (1.98%) Hibernate
12 2 (1.98%) DOM
12 2 (1.98%) SOAP
12 2 (1.98%) EJB
Miscellaneous
1 32 (31.68%) Economics
2 10 (9.90%) Mathematics
3 7 (6.93%) iSeries
3 7 (6.93%) AS400
4 6 (5.94%) Client/Server
5 3 (2.97%) Physics
6 2 (1.98%) Web 2.0
7 1 (0.99%) Derivative
7 1 (0.99%) iPhone
7 1 (0.99%) Data Extraction
7 1 (0.99%) Credit Risk
7 1 (0.99%) Inversion of Control
7 1 (0.99%) Visualisation
7 1 (0.99%) Open Source
Operating Systems
1 19 (18.81%) Windows
2 11 (10.89%) UNIX
3 6 (5.94%) Windows Server 2008
4 4 (3.96%) Linux
5 2 (1.98%) Android
6 1 (0.99%) Windows Mobile
6 1 (0.99%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 32 (31.68%) Business Analysis
2 18 (17.82%) Software Engineering
3 14 (13.86%) OO
4 10 (9.90%) Data Cleansing
4 10 (9.90%) Data Analysis
4 10 (9.90%) Data Modelling
5 8 (7.92%) Web Development
6 7 (6.93%) Quality Management
6 7 (6.93%) Content Management
7 6 (5.94%) Document Management
8 5 (4.95%) Data Migration
8 5 (4.95%) Migration
9 4 (3.96%) TDD
9 4 (3.96%) MVC
9 4 (3.96%) E-Commerce
9 4 (3.96%) OOD
9 4 (3.96%) Automation Testing
9 4 (3.96%) Web Testing
9 4 (3.96%) Manual Testing
10 3 (2.97%) Scrum
Programming Languages
1 37 (36.63%) SQL
2 35 (34.65%) C#
3 25 (24.75%) Java
4 21 (20.79%) JavaScript
5 18 (17.82%) C
6 14 (13.86%) VB.NET
7 9 (8.91%) Shell Script
7 9 (8.91%) PL/SQL
8 7 (6.93%) RPG
8 7 (6.93%) Delphi
9 5 (4.95%) T-SQL
9 5 (4.95%) VB
10 4 (3.96%) VB6
10 4 (3.96%) C++
11 2 (1.98%) PHP
11 2 (1.98%) PHP5
12 1 (0.99%) PHP4
12 1 (0.99%) Objective-C
Qualifications
1 80 (79.21%) Degree
2 6 (5.94%) Microsoft Certification
3 4 (3.96%) ISEB
3 4 (3.96%) ISTQB
4 3 (2.97%) MCSE
4 3 (2.97%) MCSD
5 2 (1.98%) PRINCE2 Certification
5 2 (1.98%) MCTS
6 1 (0.99%) CCIE
6 1 (0.99%) Cisco Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 32 (31.68%) QA
Vendors
1 22 (21.78%) Microsoft
2 12 (11.88%) Oracle
3 9 (8.91%) JBoss
4 2 (1.98%) VMware
4 2 (1.98%) Trayport
5 1 (0.99%) Zend
5 1 (0.99%) Adobe
5 1 (0.99%) Cisco
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
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Salary: From £30,000 to £45,000 per annum
Posted: 6 hours ago
Birmingham
Nicoll Curtin
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + benefits & bonus
Posted: 7 days ago
Birmingham
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Salary: £20000 - £25000 per annum + benefits
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