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

Location
3 months to
31 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Computer Science (Computing Science)
Rank 22 45 27
Rank change year-on-year
+23 -18
Permanent jobs citing Computer Science 16 9 17
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Solihull 6.56% 3.09% 6.01%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 22.22% 10.47% 18.68%
Number of salaries quoted 16 8 17
Average salary £35,500 £37,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-5.33% -6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £25,700 £30,200
10% offered a salary of more than £41,250 £41,500 £42,500
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £37,500 £35,000
% change year-on-year
- +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
72 86 91
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Solihull 29.51% 29.55% 32.16%
Number of salaries quoted 70 56 82
Average salary £32,500 £35,000 £35,750
Average salary % change year-on-year
-7.14% -2.09%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,700 £23,950 £29,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £50,000 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

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
Salary Histogram in Solihull

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Computer Science across the Solihull region over the 3 months to 31 July 2015.

Computer Science Salary Histogram in Solihull

Computer Science
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Solihull

For the 6 months to 31 July 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 33 (100.00%) Degree
2 22 (66.67%) CSS
3 21 (63.64%) HTML
4 18 (54.55%) JavaScript
5 16 (48.48%) SQL Server
6 14 (42.42%) C#
6 14 (42.42%) SQL
6 14 (42.42%) Microsoft
7 13 (39.39%) ASP.NET
7 13 (39.39%) .NET
7 13 (39.39%) Agile Software Development
8 12 (36.36%) Visual Studio
9 11 (33.33%) MySQL
10 10 (30.30%) PHP
11 9 (27.27%) MVC
11 9 (27.27%) HTML5
12 8 (24.24%) SDLC
13 6 (18.18%) Software Engineering
13 6 (18.18%) Linux
13 6 (18.18%) OOP
14 5 (15.15%) ISEB
14 5 (15.15%) UNIX
14 5 (15.15%) MS Excel
14 5 (15.15%) Stakeholder Management
14 5 (15.15%) PHP5
14 5 (15.15%) Test Scripting
14 5 (15.15%) Automation Testing
15 4 (12.12%) Analytical Skills
15 4 (12.12%) Laravel
15 4 (12.12%) jQuery

Computer Science
Top Related IT Skills in Solihull by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 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 3 (9.09%) SharePoint
2 1 (3.03%) BizTalk Server
Applications
1 5 (15.15%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 1 (3.03%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 16 (48.48%) SQL Server
2 11 (33.33%) MySQL
3 3 (9.09%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 2 (6.06%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 2 (6.06%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 1 (3.03%) MS Access
5 1 (3.03%) Microsoft Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 12 (36.36%) Visual Studio
2 4 (12.12%) Git (software)
3 1 (3.03%) CMake
General
1 3 (9.09%) Advertising
1 3 (9.09%) Retail
Job Titles
1 22 (66.67%) Developer
2 9 (27.27%) Software Developer
3 7 (21.21%) C# Developer
3 7 (21.21%) C# ASP.NET Developer
3 7 (21.21%) C# .NET Developer
4 6 (18.18%) .NET Developer
4 6 (18.18%) Web Developer
5 5 (15.15%) Test Manager
5 5 (15.15%) C# Software Developer
6 4 (12.12%) .NET Software Developer
7 3 (9.09%) AWS Developer
7 3 (9.09%) SQL DBA
7 3 (9.09%) Web Applications Developer
7 3 (9.09%) DBA
7 3 (9.09%) Applications Developer
8 2 (6.06%) Senior Developer
8 2 (6.06%) Administrator
8 2 (6.06%) ASP.NET Developer
8 2 (6.06%) PHP Developer
9 1 (3.03%) Software Development Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 22 (66.67%) CSS
2 21 (63.64%) HTML
3 13 (39.39%) .NET
3 13 (39.39%) ASP.NET
4 9 (27.27%) HTML5
5 4 (12.12%) jQuery
5 4 (12.12%) ASP.NET MVC
5 4 (12.12%) Laravel
5 4 (12.12%) WCF
6 2 (6.06%) WPF
6 2 (6.06%) Silverlight
6 2 (6.06%) LINQ
6 2 (6.06%) Web Services
6 2 (6.06%) REST
7 1 (3.03%) CSS3
7 1 (3.03%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 4 (12.12%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 6 (18.18%) Linux
2 5 (15.15%) UNIX
3 1 (3.03%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (39.39%) Agile Software Development
2 9 (27.27%) MVC
3 8 (24.24%) SDLC
4 6 (18.18%) OOP
4 6 (18.18%) Software Engineering
5 5 (15.15%) Test Scripting
5 5 (15.15%) Stakeholder Management
5 5 (15.15%) Automation Testing
6 4 (12.12%) Web Development
7 3 (9.09%) Operations Research
7 3 (9.09%) OO
8 2 (6.06%) TDD
8 2 (6.06%) SOA
8 2 (6.06%) Refactoring
9 1 (3.03%) Time Management
9 1 (3.03%) Software Testing
9 1 (3.03%) CRM
9 1 (3.03%) EAI
Programming Languages
1 18 (54.55%) JavaScript
2 14 (42.42%) C#
2 14 (42.42%) SQL
3 10 (30.30%) PHP
4 5 (15.15%) PHP5
5 2 (6.06%) PowerShell
6 1 (3.03%) VC++
6 1 (3.03%) C++
Qualifications
1 33 (100.00%) Degree
2 5 (15.15%) ISEB
3 4 (12.12%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (6.06%) QA
Vendors
1 14 (42.42%) Microsoft
2 4 (12.12%) Zend
3 1 (3.03%) Oracle