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

Location
3 months to
27 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Computer Science (Computing Science)
Rank 62 35 49
Rank change year-on-year
-27 +14
Permanent jobs citing Computer Science 7 28 18
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Coventry 1.09% 5.05% 3.39%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 3.11% 19.31% 13.24%
Number of salaries quoted 7 27 18
Average salary £28,000 £50,000 £30,750
Average salary % change year-on-year
-44.00% +62.60%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £22,500 £25,650
10% offered a salary of more than £33,200 £50,000 £37,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +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
225 145 136
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Coventry 34.99% 26.13% 25.61%
Number of salaries quoted 195 98 127
Average salary £38,500 £50,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-23.00% +42.85%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,200 £25,000 £23,250
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £60,000 £60,000
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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Coventry

For the 6 months to 27 January 2015, 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 21 (87.50%) Degree
2 14 (58.33%) Software Engineering
3 13 (54.17%) Java
4 12 (50.00%) SQL
5 10 (41.67%) Agile Software Development
6 9 (37.50%) OCPJP
6 9 (37.50%) OCMJD
6 9 (37.50%) Spring
6 9 (37.50%) J2EE
6 9 (37.50%) Oracle
6 9 (37.50%) Struts
6 9 (37.50%) Apache
6 9 (37.50%) Tomcat
6 9 (37.50%) Sun
6 9 (37.50%) Linux
6 9 (37.50%) Sun Certification
6 9 (37.50%) Hibernate
7 5 (20.83%) Automotive
7 5 (20.83%) Electronics
7 5 (20.83%) Embedded C
7 5 (20.83%) MS Office
7 5 (20.83%) C
7 5 (20.83%) Mathematics
7 5 (20.83%) Physics
7 5 (20.83%) TargetLink
7 5 (20.83%) Embedded Software Development
8 4 (16.67%) Analytical Skills
8 4 (16.67%) MS PowerPoint
9 3 (12.50%) HTML
9 3 (12.50%) PHP

Computer Science
Top Related IT Skills in Coventry by Category

For the 6 months to 27 January 2015, 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 9 (37.50%) Apache
1 9 (37.50%) Tomcat
2 1 (4.17%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
Applications
1 5 (20.83%) MS Office
1 5 (20.83%) TargetLink
2 4 (16.67%) MS PowerPoint
3 3 (12.50%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 3 (12.50%) Firewall
2 2 (8.33%) Symposium
2 2 (8.33%) LAN
2 2 (8.33%) WAN
2 2 (8.33%) TCP/IP
2 2 (8.33%) Internet
3 1 (4.17%) Cisco Nexus
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (12.50%) MySQL
1 3 (12.50%) SQL Server
2 1 (4.17%) SAP BW
2 1 (4.17%) SAP BI
2 1 (4.17%) SAP HANA
Development Applications
1 1 (4.17%) JUnit
1 1 (4.17%) Maven
1 1 (4.17%) Selenium
General
1 5 (20.83%) Electronics
1 5 (20.83%) Automotive
2 3 (12.50%) Finance
3 2 (8.33%) Telecoms
4 1 (4.17%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 17 (70.83%) Analyst
2 15 (62.50%) Support Analyst
3 9 (37.50%) Developer
3 9 (37.50%) Java Developer
3 9 (37.50%) J2EE Developer
3 9 (37.50%) Developer Analyst
3 9 (37.50%) Software Support Analyst
3 9 (37.50%) Java/J2EE Developer
4 6 (25.00%) Architect
5 5 (20.83%) Software Architect
5 5 (20.83%) Systems Architect
5 5 (20.83%) Principal Architect
5 5 (20.83%) Principal Engineer
6 3 (12.50%) Junior Support Analyst
6 3 (12.50%) Junior Analyst
6 3 (12.50%) Applications Support Analyst
6 3 (12.50%) Junior
6 3 (12.50%) Applications Support
7 1 (4.17%) 3rd Line Support
7 1 (4.17%) 2nd Line Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (37.50%) J2EE
1 9 (37.50%) Struts
1 9 (37.50%) Hibernate
1 9 (37.50%) Spring
2 3 (12.50%) CSS
2 3 (12.50%) HTML
2 3 (12.50%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 5 (20.83%) Mathematics
1 5 (20.83%) Physics
2 4 (16.67%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (4.17%) Economics
3 1 (4.17%) Data Extraction
Operating Systems
1 9 (37.50%) Linux
2 3 (12.50%) Windows
3 2 (8.33%) Windows Server 2003
3 2 (8.33%) Windows Server 2008
3 2 (8.33%) Windows 7
4 1 (4.17%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (58.33%) Software Engineering
2 10 (41.67%) Agile Software Development
3 5 (20.83%) Embedded Software Development
4 2 (8.33%) Network Monitoring
4 2 (8.33%) Root Cause Analysis
5 1 (4.17%) TDD
5 1 (4.17%) Knowledge Management
5 1 (4.17%) Problem Management
5 1 (4.17%) Unit Testing
5 1 (4.17%) Test Strategy
5 1 (4.17%) Data Modelling
5 1 (4.17%) Business Intelligence
5 1 (4.17%) Project Management
5 1 (4.17%) Service Delivery
5 1 (4.17%) Business Continuity
Programming Languages
1 13 (54.17%) Java
2 12 (50.00%) SQL
3 5 (20.83%) Embedded C
3 5 (20.83%) C
4 3 (12.50%) PHP
Qualifications
1 21 (87.50%) Degree
2 9 (37.50%) Sun Certification
2 9 (37.50%) OCPJP
2 9 (37.50%) OCMJD
3 2 (8.33%) HND
3 2 (8.33%) CCNA
3 2 (8.33%) Cisco Certification
4 1 (4.17%) Microsoft Certification
4 1 (4.17%) MCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (4.17%) QA
System Software
1 1 (4.17%) Active Directory
1 1 (4.17%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 2 (8.33%) SCCM
Vendors
1 9 (37.50%) Oracle
1 9 (37.50%) Sun
2 1 (4.17%) NetApp
2 1 (4.17%) VMware
2 1 (4.17%) Fortinet
2 1 (4.17%) SAP
2 1 (4.17%) Cisco
2 1 (4.17%) Microsoft