The first table below looks at the prevalence of the term Computer Science in IT jobs advertised for the Midlands region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Computer Science over the 3 months to 11 July 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 Midlands region.

Location
3 months to
11 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Computer Science (Computing Science)
Rank 17 24 42
Rank change year-on-year
+7 +18
Permanent jobs citing Computer Science 7 9 2
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the Midlands 5.19% 3.31% 0.77%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 12.96% 10.71% 3.33%
Number of salaries quoted 0 7 1
Average salary - £75,000 £25,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +200.00%
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £35,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Miscellaneous Category
Midlands
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
54 84 60
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the Midlands 40.00% 30.88% 22.99%
Number of salaries quoted 29 76 50
Average salary £42,500 £44,000 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-3.40% -12.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £36,100 £32,500 £34,000
10% offered a salary of more than £49,250 £60,000 £76,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%
Computer Science
England

Computer Science
Jobs Demand Trend in the Midlands

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

Computer Science Jobs Demand Trend in the Midlands

Computer Science
Salary Trend in the Midlands

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

Computer Science Salary Trend in the Midlands

Computer Science
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the Midlands

For the 6 months to 11 July 2014, IT jobs across the Midlands 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 9 (100.00%) Degree
2 6 (66.67%) CMS
2 6 (66.67%) JavaScript
2 6 (66.67%) PHP
2 6 (66.67%) CSS
2 6 (66.67%) WordPress
2 6 (66.67%) Git (software)
2 6 (66.67%) ExpressionEngine
2 6 (66.67%) Responsive Web Design
3 5 (55.56%) OO
4 3 (33.33%) OO PHP
4 3 (33.33%) Magento
5 2 (22.22%) MVVM
5 2 (22.22%) REST
5 2 (22.22%) SystemC
5 2 (22.22%) Rational Rhapsody
5 2 (22.22%) Itk
5 2 (22.22%) MS Excel
5 2 (22.22%) SOA
5 2 (22.22%) WSDL
5 2 (22.22%) SLA
5 2 (22.22%) Microsoft
5 2 (22.22%) SOAP
5 2 (22.22%) Windows
5 2 (22.22%) OOP
5 2 (22.22%) .NET
5 2 (22.22%) MVC
5 2 (22.22%) C
5 2 (22.22%) C#
5 2 (22.22%) BizTalk Server

Computer Science
Top Related IT Skills in the Midlands by Category

For the 6 months to 11 July 2014, IT jobs across the Midlands 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 6 (66.67%) CMS
1 6 (66.67%) WordPress
1 6 (66.67%) ExpressionEngine
2 2 (22.22%) BizTalk Server
Applications
1 2 (22.22%) MS Excel
2 1 (11.11%) MS Project
2 1 (11.11%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 3 (33.33%) Magento
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (11.11%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 6 (66.67%) Git (software)
2 2 (22.22%) Rational Rhapsody
General
1 1 (11.11%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 6 (66.67%) Developer
2 3 (33.33%) WordPress Developer
2 3 (33.33%) Magento Developer
3 2 (22.22%) C# Software Engineer
3 2 (22.22%) .NET Software Engineer
3 2 (22.22%) Software Engineer
4 1 (11.11%) Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (66.67%) CSS
2 2 (22.22%) SOAP
2 2 (22.22%) WSDL
2 2 (22.22%) .NET Framework
2 2 (22.22%) WCF
2 2 (22.22%) REST
2 2 (22.22%) Itk
2 2 (22.22%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 2 (22.22%) SystemC
2 1 (11.11%) PMI
2 1 (11.11%) Life Science
Operating Systems
1 2 (22.22%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (66.67%) Responsive Web Design
2 5 (55.56%) OO
3 3 (33.33%) OO PHP
4 2 (22.22%) OOP
4 2 (22.22%) MVVM
4 2 (22.22%) SOA
4 2 (22.22%) MVC
4 2 (22.22%) Information Security
4 2 (22.22%) Software Engineering
4 2 (22.22%) Technical Architecture
5 1 (11.11%) Product Management
5 1 (11.11%) Validation
5 1 (11.11%) Project Management
5 1 (11.11%) Technical Analysis
Programming Languages
1 6 (66.67%) JavaScript
1 6 (66.67%) PHP
2 2 (22.22%) C
2 2 (22.22%) C#
Qualifications
1 9 (100.00%) Degree
2 1 (11.11%) PMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (22.22%) SLA
1 2 (22.22%) HL7
2 1 (11.11%) QA
2 1 (11.11%) GAMP
2 1 (11.11%) GxP
Vendors
1 2 (22.22%) Microsoft