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 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 26 25 33
Rank change year-on-year
-1 +8
Permanent jobs citing Computer Science 1 1 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the Midlands 0.73% 0.49% 0.40%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 3.23% 1.47% 1.75%
Number of salaries quoted 0 1 1
Average salary - £22,500 £22,500
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £37,500 £35,000
% change year-on-year
- +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
31 68 57
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the Midlands 22.63% 33.33% 23.08%
Number of salaries quoted 13 56 41
Average salary £37,500 £47,500 £47,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-21.05% -
90% offered a salary of more than £37,350 £40,000 £27,465
10% offered a salary of more than £58,600 £60,000 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%

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 29 Related IT Skills in the Midlands

For the 6 months to 19 December 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 7 (100.00%) JavaScript
1 7 (100.00%) CSS
2 6 (85.71%) PHP
2 6 (85.71%) Degree
2 6 (85.71%) Responsive Web Design
2 6 (85.71%) CMS
2 6 (85.71%) WordPress
2 6 (85.71%) ExpressionEngine
2 6 (85.71%) Git (software)
3 3 (42.86%) Magento
3 3 (42.86%) OO PHP
3 3 (42.86%) OO
4 1 (14.29%) MVC
4 1 (14.29%) Agile Software Development
4 1 (14.29%) Unit Testing
4 1 (14.29%) Integration Testing
4 1 (14.29%) Web Application Development
4 1 (14.29%) SAP
4 1 (14.29%) IBM
4 1 (14.29%) HTML
4 1 (14.29%) J2EE
4 1 (14.29%) EJB
4 1 (14.29%) SOAP
4 1 (14.29%) Web Services
4 1 (14.29%) XML
4 1 (14.29%) Ajax
4 1 (14.29%) JSTL
4 1 (14.29%) Apache Solr
4 1 (14.29%) WebSphere

Computer Science
Top Related IT Skills in the Midlands by Category

For the 6 months to 19 December 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 (85.71%) CMS
1 6 (85.71%) WordPress
1 6 (85.71%) ExpressionEngine
2 1 (14.29%) Apache Solr
2 1 (14.29%) WebSphere
Business Applications
1 3 (42.86%) Magento
Development Applications
1 6 (85.71%) Git (software)
Job Titles
1 7 (100.00%) Developer
2 3 (42.86%) WordPress Developer
2 3 (42.86%) Magento Developer
3 1 (14.29%) J2EE Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (100.00%) CSS
2 1 (14.29%) SOAP
2 1 (14.29%) Web Services
2 1 (14.29%) XML
2 1 (14.29%) Ajax
2 1 (14.29%) JSTL
2 1 (14.29%) HTML
2 1 (14.29%) J2EE
2 1 (14.29%) EJB
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (85.71%) Responsive Web Design
2 3 (42.86%) OO PHP
2 3 (42.86%) OO
3 1 (14.29%) MVC
3 1 (14.29%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (14.29%) Unit Testing
3 1 (14.29%) Integration Testing
3 1 (14.29%) Web Application Development
Programming Languages
1 7 (100.00%) JavaScript
2 6 (85.71%) PHP
Qualifications
1 6 (85.71%) Degree
Vendors
1 1 (14.29%) SAP
1 1 (14.29%) IBM