The 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 29 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
29 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Computer Science (Computing Science)
Rank 34 16 28
Rank change year-on-year
-18 +12
Permanent jobs citing Computer Science 3 7 7
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the Midlands 1.46% 4.93% 2.44%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 3.00% 9.46% 6.31%
Number of salaries quoted 3 0 7
Average salary £43,500 - £75,000
UK excluding London average salary £38,000 £37,500 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+1.33% +7.14%
Computer Science
England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Miscellaneous category in permanent jobs advertised in the Midlands region.

Miscellaneous Category
Midlands
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
100 74 111
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the Midlands 48.54% 52.11% 38.68%
Number of salaries quoted 70 37 90
Average salary £55,000 £42,500 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+29.41% -5.55%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £22,500 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £69,000 £85,000 £62,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

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 25 Related IT Skills in the Midlands

For the 6 months to 29 July 2015, 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 4 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 3 (75.00%) Degree
3 2 (50.00%) Java
4 1 (25.00%) Games
4 1 (25.00%) SQL
4 1 (25.00%) Oracle
4 1 (25.00%) DB2
4 1 (25.00%) Windows
4 1 (25.00%) CRM
4 1 (25.00%) ERP
4 1 (25.00%) Fortran
4 1 (25.00%) IBM
4 1 (25.00%) Microsoft
4 1 (25.00%) CICS
4 1 (25.00%) Project Management
4 1 (25.00%) Mathematics
4 1 (25.00%) System Testing
4 1 (25.00%) Time Management
4 1 (25.00%) mvBase
4 1 (25.00%) OpenQM
4 1 (25.00%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (25.00%) SDLC
4 1 (25.00%) jBASE
4 1 (25.00%) Software Testing
4 1 (25.00%) COBOL

Computer Science
Top Related IT Skills in the Midlands by Category

For the 6 months to 29 July 2015, 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 1 (25.00%) CICS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (25.00%) DB2
1 1 (25.00%) mvBase
1 1 (25.00%) OpenQM
General
1 1 (25.00%) Games
Job Titles
1 2 (50.00%) Developer
1 2 (50.00%) Java Developer
1 2 (50.00%) Team Leader
1 2 (50.00%) Java Team Leader
2 1 (25.00%) Systems Tester
2 1 (25.00%) Senior Manager
2 1 (25.00%) Senior Project Manager
2 1 (25.00%) Project Manager
2 1 (25.00%) Tester
Miscellaneous
1 1 (25.00%) Mathematics
1 1 (25.00%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 1 (25.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (25.00%) Software Testing
2 1 (25.00%) System Testing
2 1 (25.00%) Time Management
2 1 (25.00%) SDLC
2 1 (25.00%) CRM
2 1 (25.00%) ERP
2 1 (25.00%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 2 (50.00%) Java
2 1 (25.00%) SQL
2 1 (25.00%) Fortran
2 1 (25.00%) COBOL
Qualifications
1 3 (75.00%) Degree
Vendors
1 1 (25.00%) Oracle
1 1 (25.00%) IBM
1 1 (25.00%) Microsoft
1 1 (25.00%) jBASE
Midlands
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Salary: 22-25k (DOE)
Posted: 2 days ago
Midlands
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Salary: £18k - 25k per year + Pension, Medical, 36 hols
Posted: 5 days ago