The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Computer Science in IT jobs advertised for the Solihull region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Computer Science over the 3 months to 28 August 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
28 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Computer Science (Computing Science)
Rank 34 44 24
Rank change year-on-year
+10 -20
Permanent jobs citing Computer Science 5 6 23
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Solihull 1.83% 2.18% 7.64%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 7.04% 8.45% 20.72%
Number of salaries quoted 5 5 23
Average salary £37,500 £37,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- -6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,400 £27,900 £28,000
10% offered a salary of more than £41,500 £42,000 £42,500
UK excluding London average salary £38,500 £37,500 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+2.66% +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 Solihull region.

Miscellaneous Category
Solihull
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
71 71 111
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Solihull 26.01% 25.82% 36.88%
Number of salaries quoted 67 58 99
Average salary £35,500 £37,500 £37,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-5.33% +1.35%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,000 £27,250
10% offered a salary of more than £50,600 £60,000 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+1.25% -

Computer Science
Jobs Demand Trend in Solihull

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

Computer Science Jobs Demand Trend in Solihull

Computer Science
Salary Trend in Solihull

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

Computer Science Salary Trend in Solihull

Computer Science
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Solihull

For the 6 months to 28 August 2015, IT jobs across the Solihull 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 28 (100.00%) Degree
2 19 (67.86%) CSS
3 18 (64.29%) HTML
4 14 (50.00%) JavaScript
5 13 (46.43%) SQL Server
6 11 (39.29%) SQL
7 10 (35.71%) .NET
7 10 (35.71%) MySQL
7 10 (35.71%) C#
7 10 (35.71%) Microsoft
7 10 (35.71%) Agile Software Development
7 10 (35.71%) ASP.NET
8 9 (32.14%) PHP
8 9 (32.14%) Visual Studio
9 8 (28.57%) MVC
10 7 (25.00%) HTML5
10 7 (25.00%) SDLC
11 5 (17.86%) Stakeholder Management
11 5 (17.86%) Software Engineering
11 5 (17.86%) ISEB
11 5 (17.86%) Linux
11 5 (17.86%) Test Scripting
11 5 (17.86%) Automation Testing
12 4 (14.29%) Analytical Skills
12 4 (14.29%) PHP5
12 4 (14.29%) jQuery
12 4 (14.29%) OOP
12 4 (14.29%) UNIX
12 4 (14.29%) MS Excel
13 3 (10.71%) SQL Server Integration Services

Computer Science
Top Related IT Skills in Solihull by Category

For the 6 months to 28 August 2015, IT jobs across the Solihull 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 2 (7.14%) SharePoint
Applications
1 4 (14.29%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 1 (3.57%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (46.43%) SQL Server
2 10 (35.71%) MySQL
3 3 (10.71%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 2 (7.14%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 2 (7.14%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 1 (3.57%) MS Access
5 1 (3.57%) Microsoft Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 9 (32.14%) Visual Studio
2 3 (10.71%) Git (software)
3 1 (3.57%) CMake
General
1 3 (10.71%) Retail
2 2 (7.14%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 18 (64.29%) Developer
2 7 (25.00%) Software Developer
3 6 (21.43%) C# Developer
3 6 (21.43%) C# ASP.NET Developer
3 6 (21.43%) C# .NET Developer
4 5 (17.86%) .NET Developer
4 5 (17.86%) Test Manager
4 5 (17.86%) Web Developer
5 4 (14.29%) C# Software Developer
6 3 (10.71%) .NET Software Developer
6 3 (10.71%) AWS Developer
6 3 (10.71%) DBA
6 3 (10.71%) SQL DBA
7 2 (7.14%) ASP.NET Developer
7 2 (7.14%) Administrator
7 2 (7.14%) Applications Developer
7 2 (7.14%) PHP Developer
7 2 (7.14%) Web Applications Developer
8 1 (3.57%) Senior C# Developer
8 1 (3.57%) PHP Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 19 (67.86%) CSS
2 18 (64.29%) HTML
3 10 (35.71%) .NET
3 10 (35.71%) ASP.NET
4 7 (25.00%) HTML5
5 4 (14.29%) jQuery
6 3 (10.71%) ASP.NET MVC
6 3 (10.71%) Laravel
6 3 (10.71%) WCF
7 2 (7.14%) WPF
7 2 (7.14%) Silverlight
7 2 (7.14%) LINQ
8 1 (3.57%) Web Services
8 1 (3.57%) REST
8 1 (3.57%) CSS3
Miscellaneous
1 4 (14.29%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 5 (17.86%) Linux
2 4 (14.29%) UNIX
3 1 (3.57%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (35.71%) Agile Software Development
2 8 (28.57%) MVC
3 7 (25.00%) SDLC
4 5 (17.86%) Automation Testing
4 5 (17.86%) Test Scripting
4 5 (17.86%) Stakeholder Management
4 5 (17.86%) Software Engineering
5 4 (14.29%) OOP
6 3 (10.71%) Operations Research
6 3 (10.71%) Web Development
7 2 (7.14%) OO
8 1 (3.57%) SOA
8 1 (3.57%) Software Testing
8 1 (3.57%) TDD
8 1 (3.57%) Refactoring
8 1 (3.57%) Time Management
Programming Languages
1 14 (50.00%) JavaScript
2 11 (39.29%) SQL
3 10 (35.71%) C#
4 9 (32.14%) PHP
5 4 (14.29%) PHP5
6 2 (7.14%) PowerShell
7 1 (3.57%) VC++
7 1 (3.57%) C++
Qualifications
1 28 (100.00%) Degree
2 5 (17.86%) ISEB
3 1 (3.57%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (3.57%) QA
Vendors
1 10 (35.71%) Microsoft
2 3 (10.71%) Zend
3 1 (3.57%) Oracle
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