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

Location
3 months to
27 Feb 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Computer Science (Computing Science)
Rank 76 67 67
Rank change year-on-year
-9 0
Permanent jobs citing Computer Science 45 39 43
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Birmingham 2.50% 2.67% 2.58%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 9.15% 8.25% 9.77%
Number of salaries quoted 37 35 41
Average salary £32,500 £40,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-18.75% -
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £30,400 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £52,500 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £39,500 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+1.26% +12.85%
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
492 473 440
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Birmingham 27.29% 32.38% 26.38%
Number of salaries quoted 412 411 383
Average salary £40,000 £42,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-5.88% +6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £27,500 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £62,500 £63,500
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 27 February 2015.

Computer Science Salary Histogram in Birmingham

Computer Science
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Birmingham

For the 6 months to 27 February 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 80 (79.21%) Degree
2 40 (39.60%) SQL Server
3 37 (36.63%) C#
4 36 (35.64%) .NET
5 33 (32.67%) SQL
6 29 (28.71%) HTML
7 27 (26.73%) Windows
8 26 (25.74%) Finance
8 26 (25.74%) Software Engineering
9 25 (24.75%) Agile Software Development
9 25 (24.75%) ASP.NET
10 24 (23.76%) Web Services
11 23 (22.77%) JavaScript
12 22 (21.78%) Microsoft
12 22 (21.78%) MVC
13 21 (20.79%) CSS
14 20 (19.80%) XML
14 20 (19.80%) Java
15 17 (16.83%) Windows Server 2008
16 16 (15.84%) WCF
16 16 (15.84%) OO
17 15 (14.85%) Mathematics
17 15 (14.85%) HTML5
18 14 (13.86%) Web Development
18 14 (13.86%) Retail
18 14 (13.86%) Windows Server 2003
18 14 (13.86%) Windows XP
18 14 (13.86%) VB
19 13 (12.87%) MySQL
19 13 (12.87%) PHP

Computer Science
Top Related IT Skills in Birmingham by Category

For the 6 months to 27 February 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 5 (4.95%) SharePoint
2 4 (3.96%) Node.js
3 3 (2.97%) IIS
4 2 (1.98%) JBoss
4 2 (1.98%) Tomcat
4 2 (1.98%) Drupal
5 1 (0.99%) Oracle Service Bus
5 1 (0.99%) Lync
5 1 (0.99%) Exchange Server 2010
5 1 (0.99%) MS Exchange
5 1 (0.99%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
5 1 (0.99%) CMS
5 1 (0.99%) WebSphere
5 1 (0.99%) Apache
5 1 (0.99%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 9 (8.91%) MS Excel
2 5 (4.95%) MS Office
3 3 (2.97%) MS Project
4 1 (0.99%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 3 (2.97%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (0.99%) Dynamics AX
2 1 (0.99%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 2 (1.98%) SuccessFactors
2 1 (0.99%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 10 (9.90%) DNS
2 8 (7.92%) TCP/IP
3 7 (6.93%) Firewall
4 5 (4.95%) HTTPS
5 3 (2.97%) SAN
5 3 (2.97%) Internet
6 2 (1.98%) EIGRP
6 2 (1.98%) VRRP
6 2 (1.98%) LAN
6 2 (1.98%) VoIP
6 2 (1.98%) WLAN
6 2 (1.98%) WAN
6 2 (1.98%) Wireless
6 2 (1.98%) Wireshark
6 2 (1.98%) VPN
6 2 (1.98%) Unified Communications
6 2 (1.98%) HSRP
7 1 (0.99%) LDAP
7 1 (0.99%) Fibre Channel
7 1 (0.99%) iSCSI
Database & Business Intelligence
1 40 (39.60%) SQL Server
2 13 (12.87%) MySQL
3 8 (7.92%) NoSQL
4 7 (6.93%) SQL Server 2008
5 5 (4.95%) Data Mining
5 5 (4.95%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 4 (3.96%) Hadoop
6 4 (3.96%) Apache Hive
6 4 (3.96%) Apache Cassandra
6 4 (3.96%) HBase
6 4 (3.96%) Big Data
6 4 (3.96%) Impala
7 3 (2.97%) Oracle Database
7 3 (2.97%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 3 (2.97%) Crystal Reports
8 2 (1.98%) Oracle9i Database
8 2 (1.98%) Oracle Database 11g
9 1 (0.99%) SAP BW
9 1 (0.99%) DataStage
9 1 (0.99%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 7 (6.93%) Git (software)
2 5 (4.95%) Visual Studio
3 4 (3.96%) Jenkins
4 2 (1.98%) JUnit
4 2 (1.98%) VSS/SourceSafe
4 2 (1.98%) RequisitePro
4 2 (1.98%) PHPUnit
5 1 (0.99%) Eclipse RCP
5 1 (0.99%) Team Foundation Server
5 1 (0.99%) Talend Open Studio
5 1 (0.99%) Eclipse
General
1 26 (25.74%) Finance
2 14 (13.86%) Retail
3 7 (6.93%) Financial Institution
4 5 (4.95%) Manufacturing
5 3 (2.97%) Aerospace
6 2 (1.98%) Automotive
7 1 (0.99%) Law
7 1 (0.99%) Legal
7 1 (0.99%) Advertising
7 1 (0.99%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 53 (52.48%) Developer
2 17 (16.83%) Software Developer
2 17 (16.83%) Junior
2 17 (16.83%) Junior Developer
3 15 (14.85%) Applications Support
4 10 (9.90%) Analyst
4 10 (9.90%) Web Developer
5 9 (8.91%) Java Developer
5 9 (8.91%) .NET Developer
6 8 (7.92%) Applications Support Analyst
6 8 (7.92%) Graduate
6 8 (7.92%) Support Analyst
7 7 (6.93%) 3rd Line Support
7 7 (6.93%) C# Developer
7 7 (6.93%) PHP Developer
7 7 (6.93%) Junior Software Developer
8 6 (5.94%) Junior .NET Developer
8 6 (5.94%) Architect
9 4 (3.96%) Senior Developer
9 4 (3.96%) Graduate Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 36 (35.64%) .NET
2 29 (28.71%) HTML
3 25 (24.75%) ASP.NET
4 24 (23.76%) Web Services
5 21 (20.79%) CSS
6 20 (19.80%) XML
7 16 (15.84%) WCF
8 15 (14.85%) HTML5
9 13 (12.87%) ASP.NET MVC
10 10 (9.90%) CSS3
11 9 (8.91%) jQuery
12 8 (7.92%) REST
13 7 (6.93%) LINQ
13 7 (6.93%) JSON
13 7 (6.93%) .NET Framework
14 6 (5.94%) WPF
14 6 (5.94%) ASP.NET MVC 4
15 5 (4.95%) Ajax
15 5 (4.95%) Razor View Engine
15 5 (4.95%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 15 (14.85%) Mathematics
2 12 (11.88%) Analytical Skills
3 10 (9.90%) Physics
4 9 (8.91%) Algorithms
5 5 (4.95%) Visualisation
5 5 (4.95%) Management Information System
5 5 (4.95%) Artificial Intelligence
6 3 (2.97%) Statistics
6 3 (2.97%) Client/Server
6 3 (2.97%) Mobile App
6 3 (2.97%) User Experience
7 2 (1.98%) Enterprise Software
7 2 (1.98%) Clustering
7 2 (1.98%) Economics
8 1 (0.99%) Web 2.0
8 1 (0.99%) Blackberry
8 1 (0.99%) Replication
8 1 (0.99%) Embedded Systems
8 1 (0.99%) Data Integration
8 1 (0.99%) FMCG
Operating Systems
1 27 (26.73%) Windows
2 17 (16.83%) Windows Server 2008
3 14 (13.86%) Windows XP
3 14 (13.86%) Windows Server 2003
4 11 (10.89%) Linux
5 7 (6.93%) UNIX
6 4 (3.96%) CentOS
7 3 (2.97%) Apple iOS
8 1 (0.99%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 1 (0.99%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 26 (25.74%) Software Engineering
2 25 (24.75%) Agile Software Development
3 22 (21.78%) MVC
4 16 (15.84%) OO
5 14 (13.86%) Web Development
6 10 (9.90%) OOP
7 8 (7.92%) TDD
7 8 (7.92%) OOD
8 7 (6.93%) Mentoring
9 6 (5.94%) CRM
9 6 (5.94%) Scrum
10 5 (4.95%) Project Management
10 5 (4.95%) Business Development
10 5 (4.95%) Probability Theory
10 5 (4.95%) Linear Algebra
10 5 (4.95%) Business Analysis
10 5 (4.95%) Image Processing
10 5 (4.95%) Pattern Recognition
10 5 (4.95%) Signal Processing
11 4 (3.96%) SIEM
Programming Languages
1 37 (36.63%) C#
2 33 (32.67%) SQL
3 23 (22.77%) JavaScript
4 20 (19.80%) Java
5 14 (13.86%) VB
6 13 (12.87%) PHP
7 11 (10.89%) C++
7 11 (10.89%) VB.NET
8 10 (9.90%) Python
9 7 (6.93%) C
10 6 (5.94%) PHP5
11 5 (4.95%) Perl
11 5 (4.95%) Fortran
12 4 (3.96%) Ruby
12 4 (3.96%) Bash Shell
13 3 (2.97%) T-SQL
13 3 (2.97%) Objective-C
13 3 (2.97%) VB6
14 1 (0.99%) Shell Script
14 1 (0.99%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 80 (79.21%) Degree
2 7 (6.93%) Microsoft Certification
3 5 (4.95%) PhD
3 5 (4.95%) Cisco Certification
4 4 (3.96%) VCP4
5 2 (1.98%) SC Cleared
5 2 (1.98%) Security Cleared
5 2 (1.98%) CCNA
5 2 (1.98%) MCSE
6 1 (0.99%) Postgraduate
6 1 (0.99%) GIAC
6 1 (0.99%) ISEB
6 1 (0.99%) CISSP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (4.95%) QA
2 3 (2.97%) SLA
3 1 (0.99%) PCI DSS
3 1 (0.99%) IEC 61508
3 1 (0.99%) Data Quality
System Software
1 4 (3.96%) Apache ZooKeeper
1 4 (3.96%) Docker
2 3 (2.97%) Active Directory
3 1 (0.99%) Oracle RMAN
3 1 (0.99%) Xen
3 1 (0.99%) NFS
Systems Management
1 4 (3.96%) Puppet
1 4 (3.96%) Vagrant
1 4 (3.96%) Opscode Chef
2 3 (2.97%) WSUS
2 3 (2.97%) SCCM
Vendors
1 22 (21.78%) Microsoft
2 7 (6.93%) Oracle
2 7 (6.93%) Cisco
3 5 (4.95%) Red Hat
3 5 (4.95%) BT
4 4 (3.96%) Cloudera
5 3 (2.97%) VMware
5 3 (2.97%) SonicWALL
5 3 (2.97%) Kaseya
6 2 (1.98%) Apple
6 2 (1.98%) Avaya
6 2 (1.98%) CheckPoint
7 1 (0.99%) Informatica
7 1 (0.99%) NetApp
7 1 (0.99%) Sage
7 1 (0.99%) Talend
7 1 (0.99%) IBM
7 1 (0.99%) SAP
7 1 (0.99%) Sun
7 1 (0.99%) HP
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Websense Recruit Ltd
Salary: From £32,000 to £35,000 per annum £32-£35k per annum depending on expe
Posted: 15 hours ago
Birmingham
I4 Recruitment
Salary: £30k - 35k per year + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Birmingham
Noir Consulting
Salary: £20000 - £30000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: 4 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, West Midlands (County)
Senitor Associates
Salary: £20000 - £22000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
SCC
Posted: 18 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
SCC
Salary: From £40,000 to £50,000 per annum
Posted: 24 days ago