The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Computer Science in IT jobs advertised for the Coventry region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Computer Science over the 3 months to 19 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
19 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Computer Science (Computing Science)
Rank 65 35 23
Rank change year-on-year
-30 -12
Permanent jobs citing Computer Science 10 30 43
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Coventry 1.58% 5.02% 8.67%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 4.93% 17.75% 28.29%
Number of salaries quoted 9 29 27
Average salary £32,500 £42,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-23.52% +21.42%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,000 £22,500 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £37,400 £50,000 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £37,500 £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 Coventry region.

Miscellaneous Category
Coventry
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
203 169 152
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Coventry 32.12% 28.26% 30.65%
Number of salaries quoted 179 113 126
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 £26,000 £23,000 £26,700
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £50,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%

Computer Science
Jobs Demand Trend in Coventry

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Computer Science across the Coventry region as a proportion of the total demand within the Miscellaneous category.

Computer Science Jobs Demand Trend in Coventry

Computer Science
Salary Trend in Coventry

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Computer Science across the Coventry region.

Computer Science Salary Trend in Coventry

Computer Science
Salary Histogram in Coventry

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Computer Science across the Coventry region over the 3 months to 19 December 2014.

Computer Science Salary Histogram in Coventry

Computer Science
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Coventry

For the 6 months to 19 December 2014, IT jobs across the Coventry 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 25 (89.29%) Degree
2 15 (53.57%) Software Engineering
3 13 (46.43%) Agile Software Development
3 13 (46.43%) SQL
4 12 (42.86%) Java
5 11 (39.29%) Linux
5 11 (39.29%) Apache
6 10 (35.71%) Tomcat
6 10 (35.71%) Struts
6 10 (35.71%) Hibernate
6 10 (35.71%) Spring
6 10 (35.71%) J2EE
6 10 (35.71%) Sun Certification
6 10 (35.71%) OCPJP
6 10 (35.71%) OCMJD
6 10 (35.71%) Sun
6 10 (35.71%) Oracle
7 7 (25.00%) Mathematics
7 7 (25.00%) Physics
7 7 (25.00%) Automotive
8 5 (17.86%) Finance
8 5 (17.86%) Electronics
8 5 (17.86%) TargetLink
8 5 (17.86%) C
8 5 (17.86%) Embedded Software Development
8 5 (17.86%) Embedded C
9 4 (14.29%) Firewall
9 4 (14.29%) Analytical Skills
10 3 (10.71%) .NET
10 3 (10.71%) Cisco Certification

Computer Science
Top Related IT Skills in Coventry by Category

For the 6 months to 19 December 2014, IT jobs across the Coventry 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 11 (39.29%) Apache
2 10 (35.71%) Tomcat
3 1 (3.57%) SharePoint
3 1 (3.57%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
Applications
1 5 (17.86%) TargetLink
2 3 (10.71%) MS Office
2 3 (10.71%) MS Excel
3 2 (7.14%) MS PowerPoint
Communications & Networking
1 4 (14.29%) Firewall
2 3 (10.71%) LAN
2 3 (10.71%) WAN
2 3 (10.71%) TCP/IP
3 2 (7.14%) DNS
3 2 (7.14%) Internet
3 2 (7.14%) DHCP
3 2 (7.14%) Symposium
4 1 (3.57%) Cisco Nexus
4 1 (3.57%) BGP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (10.71%) SQL Server
2 2 (7.14%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 2 (7.14%) SQL Server 2005
2 2 (7.14%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 2 (7.14%) SQL Server Analysis Services
2 2 (7.14%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (3.57%) SAP HANA
3 1 (3.57%) SAP BW
3 1 (3.57%) SAP BI
3 1 (3.57%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 2 (7.14%) Visual Studio
1 2 (7.14%) Team Foundation Server
1 2 (7.14%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
2 1 (3.57%) Maven
2 1 (3.57%) Selenium
2 1 (3.57%) JUnit
General
1 7 (25.00%) Automotive
2 5 (17.86%) Electronics
2 5 (17.86%) Finance
3 2 (7.14%) Aerospace
3 2 (7.14%) Telecoms
3 2 (7.14%) Games
4 1 (3.57%) Retail
4 1 (3.57%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 14 (50.00%) Developer
1 14 (50.00%) Analyst
2 12 (42.86%) Support Analyst
3 10 (35.71%) Java Developer
3 10 (35.71%) J2EE Developer
3 10 (35.71%) Developer Analyst
3 10 (35.71%) Software Support Analyst
3 10 (35.71%) Java/J2EE Developer
4 6 (21.43%) Architect
5 5 (17.86%) Software Architect
5 5 (17.86%) Systems Architect
5 5 (17.86%) Principal Architect
5 5 (17.86%) Principal Engineer
6 2 (7.14%) C# Software Developer
6 2 (7.14%) Agile C# Developer
6 2 (7.14%) Business Intelligence Developer
6 2 (7.14%) Software Developer
6 2 (7.14%) C# Developer
6 2 (7.14%) Research Scientist
7 1 (3.57%) Applications Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (35.71%) J2EE
1 10 (35.71%) Struts
1 10 (35.71%) Hibernate
1 10 (35.71%) Spring
2 3 (10.71%) .NET
3 1 (3.57%) HTML
3 1 (3.57%) CSS
Miscellaneous
1 7 (25.00%) Mathematics
1 7 (25.00%) Physics
2 4 (14.29%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (7.14%) 3D Graphics
4 1 (3.57%) Economics
4 1 (3.57%) Data Extraction
4 1 (3.57%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 11 (39.29%) Linux
2 2 (7.14%) Windows Server 2003
2 2 (7.14%) Windows Server 2008
2 2 (7.14%) Windows 7
2 2 (7.14%) Windows
3 1 (3.57%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (53.57%) Software Engineering
2 13 (46.43%) Agile Software Development
3 5 (17.86%) Embedded Software Development
4 3 (10.71%) Business Intelligence
5 2 (7.14%) Project Management
5 2 (7.14%) UML
5 2 (7.14%) OOD
5 2 (7.14%) Data Governance
5 2 (7.14%) Network Monitoring
6 1 (3.57%) Mentoring
6 1 (3.57%) TDD
6 1 (3.57%) Content Management
6 1 (3.57%) PRINCE2
6 1 (3.57%) Change Control
6 1 (3.57%) Test Strategy
6 1 (3.57%) Root Cause Analysis
6 1 (3.57%) Knowledge Management
6 1 (3.57%) Problem Management
6 1 (3.57%) Unit Testing
6 1 (3.57%) SOA
Programming Languages
1 13 (46.43%) SQL
2 12 (42.86%) Java
3 5 (17.86%) C
3 5 (17.86%) Embedded C
4 2 (7.14%) T-SQL
4 2 (7.14%) C#
5 1 (3.57%) PHP
5 1 (3.57%) Python
Qualifications
1 25 (89.29%) Degree
2 10 (35.71%) Sun Certification
2 10 (35.71%) OCPJP
2 10 (35.71%) OCMJD
3 3 (10.71%) Cisco Certification
4 2 (7.14%) HND
4 2 (7.14%) PhD
4 2 (7.14%) CCNA
5 1 (3.57%) CCNP
5 1 (3.57%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (3.57%) QA
System Software
1 1 (3.57%) Active Directory
1 1 (3.57%) Squid
1 1 (3.57%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 2 (7.14%) SCCM
Vendors
1 10 (35.71%) Sun
1 10 (35.71%) Oracle
2 3 (10.71%) Microsoft
3 1 (3.57%) SAP
3 1 (3.57%) Cisco
3 1 (3.57%) Software AG
3 1 (3.57%) Cognizant
3 1 (3.57%) NetApp
3 1 (3.57%) webMethods
3 1 (3.57%) VMware
3 1 (3.57%) Fortinet