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

Location
3 months to
28 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Computer Science (Computing Science)
Rank 65 60 70
Rank change year-on-year
-5 +10
Permanent jobs citing Computer Science 63 73 44
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Birmingham 2.95% 3.43% 2.58%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 11.13% 13.54% 11.37%
Number of salaries quoted 42 73 38
Average salary £40,000 £50,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-20.00% +33.33%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,100 £22,500 £24,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £67,500 £58,250
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
566 539 387
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Birmingham 26.54% 25.29% 22.68%
Number of salaries quoted 456 503 342
Average salary £42,500 £42,500 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- -5.55%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £25,150 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £70,000 £61,050
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year
- +5.26%

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 August 2014.

Computer Science Salary Histogram in Birmingham

Computer Science
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Birmingham

For the 6 months to 28 August 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.

1 107 (91.45%) Degree
2 55 (47.01%) Finance
3 48 (41.03%) SQL
4 47 (40.17%) .NET
4 47 (40.17%) C#
5 44 (37.61%) SQL Server
6 39 (33.33%) Java
6 39 (33.33%) Microsoft
7 36 (30.77%) JavaScript
8 33 (28.21%) HTML
8 33 (28.21%) CSS
9 26 (22.22%) ASP.NET
10 25 (21.37%) Mathematics
10 25 (21.37%) Software Engineering
11 24 (20.51%) QA
11 24 (20.51%) XML
11 24 (20.51%) Windows
12 23 (19.66%) MS Office
12 23 (19.66%) Economics
12 23 (19.66%) Business Analysis
13 22 (18.80%) MS Excel
14 20 (17.09%) OO
14 20 (17.09%) Oracle
15 19 (16.24%) VB.NET
16 18 (15.38%) Banking
17 17 (14.53%) WCF
17 17 (14.53%) jQuery
18 16 (13.68%) Microsoft Certification
18 16 (13.68%) C
18 16 (13.68%) Web Services

Computer Science
Top Related IT Skills in Birmingham by Category

For the 6 months to 28 August 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 (10.26%) WebSphere
2 10 (8.55%) SharePoint
3 7 (5.98%) Tomcat
4 6 (5.13%) IIS
5 4 (3.42%) SharePoint 2013
5 4 (3.42%) SharePoint Server
6 2 (1.71%) Apache
7 1 (0.85%) BizTalk Server
7 1 (0.85%) nginx
Applications
1 23 (19.66%) MS Office
2 22 (18.80%) MS Excel
3 3 (2.56%) MS Project
3 3 (2.56%) SPSS
4 2 (1.71%) Photoshop
5 1 (0.85%) Acrobat
Business Applications
1 4 (3.42%) Magento
2 1 (0.85%) SAP SD
Cloud Services
1 11 (9.40%) SuccessFactors
2 7 (5.98%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (0.85%) Heroku
3 1 (0.85%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (0.85%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 9 (7.69%) Internet
2 4 (3.42%) Firewall
3 2 (1.71%) HSRP
3 2 (1.71%) Wireless
3 2 (1.71%) EIGRP
3 2 (1.71%) VRRP
3 2 (1.71%) LAN
3 2 (1.71%) VoIP
3 2 (1.71%) WLAN
3 2 (1.71%) WAN
3 2 (1.71%) VPN
4 1 (0.85%) HTTPS
4 1 (0.85%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 44 (37.61%) SQL Server
2 6 (5.13%) Azure SQL Database
2 6 (5.13%) Crystal Reports
3 4 (3.42%) Relational Database
3 4 (3.42%) RDBMS
4 2 (1.71%) MySQL
5 1 (0.85%) Data Mining
5 1 (0.85%) Oracle Database 11g
5 1 (0.85%) NoSQL
5 1 (0.85%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 13 (11.11%) Visual Studio
2 6 (5.13%) Team Foundation Server
3 4 (3.42%) Git (software)
4 3 (2.56%) NUnit
5 2 (1.71%) Eclipse
5 2 (1.71%) VSS/SourceSafe
6 1 (0.85%) JUnit
6 1 (0.85%) Dreamweaver
6 1 (0.85%) Xcode
6 1 (0.85%) JIRA
6 1 (0.85%) Selenium
6 1 (0.85%) Eclipse RCP
General
1 55 (47.01%) Finance
2 18 (15.38%) Banking
3 8 (6.84%) Investment Banking
4 7 (5.98%) Automotive
5 6 (5.13%) Legal
6 3 (2.56%) Front Office
6 3 (2.56%) Retail
7 2 (1.71%) Telecoms
7 2 (1.71%) Aerospace
8 1 (0.85%) Law
8 1 (0.85%) Games
8 1 (0.85%) Billing
8 1 (0.85%) Local Government
8 1 (0.85%) Marketing
8 1 (0.85%) French Language
8 1 (0.85%) German Language
8 1 (0.85%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 55 (47.01%) Developer
2 28 (23.93%) Analyst
3 22 (18.80%) Business Analyst
4 20 (17.09%) .NET Developer
5 17 (14.53%) Senior Developer
6 14 (11.97%) Software Developer
7 12 (10.26%) C# Developer
7 12 (10.26%) C# .NET Developer
8 10 (8.55%) Software Engineer
8 10 (8.55%) Graduate
9 9 (7.69%) Consultant
9 9 (7.69%) Financial Services Business Analyst
9 9 (7.69%) Implementation Consultant
9 9 (7.69%) Financial Business Analyst
9 9 (7.69%) .NET Software Developer
10 7 (5.98%) Senior .NET Developer
10 7 (5.98%) Banking Business Analyst
11 6 (5.13%) Agile .NET Developer
11 6 (5.13%) Investment Banking Business Analyst
11 6 (5.13%) Applications Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 47 (40.17%) .NET
2 33 (28.21%) HTML
2 33 (28.21%) CSS
3 26 (22.22%) ASP.NET
4 24 (20.51%) XML
5 17 (14.53%) WCF
5 17 (14.53%) jQuery
6 16 (13.68%) Web Services
7 11 (9.40%) .NET Framework
7 11 (9.40%) XSLT
8 10 (8.55%) ADO.NET
9 9 (7.69%) Ajax
10 7 (5.98%) SOAP
11 6 (5.13%) .NET Compact Framework
11 6 (5.13%) ASP.NET MVC
11 6 (5.13%) WPF
11 6 (5.13%) LINQ
12 5 (4.27%) DOM
12 5 (4.27%) YUI
13 4 (3.42%) Symfony
Miscellaneous
1 25 (21.37%) Mathematics
2 23 (19.66%) Economics
3 9 (7.69%) Client/Server
4 6 (5.13%) Mobile App
4 6 (5.13%) Telematics
4 6 (5.13%) Remote Sensing
4 6 (5.13%) Physics
5 5 (4.27%) AS400
5 5 (4.27%) Credit Risk
5 5 (4.27%) iSeries
6 3 (2.56%) Statistics
7 2 (1.71%) Market Risk
7 2 (1.71%) Derivative
8 1 (0.85%) Management Information System
8 1 (0.85%) Data Protection Act
8 1 (0.85%) Web 2.0
8 1 (0.85%) iPhone
8 1 (0.85%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 24 (20.51%) Windows
2 10 (8.55%) UNIX
3 6 (5.13%) Windows Server 2008
4 4 (3.42%) Linux
5 3 (2.56%) Apple iOS
6 1 (0.85%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 25 (21.37%) Software Engineering
2 23 (19.66%) Business Analysis
3 20 (17.09%) OO
4 14 (11.97%) Web Development
5 11 (9.40%) Project Management
6 9 (7.69%) Quality Management
7 7 (5.98%) MVC
7 7 (5.98%) Content Management
7 7 (5.98%) Document Management
7 7 (5.98%) Scrum
7 7 (5.98%) Time Management
8 6 (5.13%) Multithreading
8 6 (5.13%) OOD
9 5 (4.27%) Stakeholder Management
9 5 (4.27%) GAP Analysis
9 5 (4.27%) Data Analysis
10 4 (3.42%) Agile Software Development
10 4 (3.42%) TDD
10 4 (3.42%) Business Intelligence
11 3 (2.56%) Risk Management
Programming Languages
1 48 (41.03%) SQL
2 47 (40.17%) C#
3 39 (33.33%) Java
4 36 (30.77%) JavaScript
5 19 (16.24%) VB.NET
6 16 (13.68%) C
7 13 (11.11%) T-SQL
8 8 (6.84%) VB
9 7 (5.98%) PL/SQL
9 7 (5.98%) Shell Script
10 6 (5.13%) VB6
11 5 (4.27%) RPG
11 5 (4.27%) PHP
11 5 (4.27%) Delphi
11 5 (4.27%) Python
11 5 (4.27%) PHP5
12 4 (3.42%) Ruby
12 4 (3.42%) C++
12 4 (3.42%) Perl
13 3 (2.56%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 107 (91.45%) Degree
2 16 (13.68%) Microsoft Certification
3 9 (7.69%) MCSD
4 4 (3.42%) MCTS
4 4 (3.42%) Cisco Certification
5 3 (2.56%) MCSE
6 2 (1.71%) PRINCE2 Certification
6 2 (1.71%) CCNA
7 1 (0.85%) CISSP
7 1 (0.85%) ISEB
7 1 (0.85%) CEH
7 1 (0.85%) ISTQB
7 1 (0.85%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 24 (20.51%) QA
2 2 (1.71%) SLA
3 1 (0.85%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (0.85%) PCI DSS
Vendors
1 39 (33.33%) Microsoft
2 20 (17.09%) Oracle
3 13 (11.11%) JBoss
4 6 (5.13%) VMware
5 4 (3.42%) Zend
5 4 (3.42%) Cisco
6 2 (1.71%) Trayport
6 2 (1.71%) Kaseya
6 2 (1.71%) SonicWALL
6 2 (1.71%) CheckPoint
6 2 (1.71%) Avaya
6 2 (1.71%) Adobe
6 2 (1.71%) Citrix
7 1 (0.85%) SAP
7 1 (0.85%) Mercator
7 1 (0.85%) Rackspace
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Premier Group Recruitment
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: 12 hours ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Ashdown IT
Salary: £25000 - £30000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
BTR Recruitment Ltd.
Salary: From £18,000 to £25,000 per annum plus team bonus !
Posted: 6 days ago
Birmingham
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Salary: £60000 per annum + pension, 25 days holiday, healthcare
Posted: 8 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
BioSITE Systems Ltd
Salary: From £35,000 to £50,000 per annum
Posted: 13 days ago