The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Computer Science in IT jobs advertised for the West Bromwich region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Computer Science over the 3 months to 30 April 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
30 Apr 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Computer Science (Computing Science)
Rank 16 - -
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Permanent jobs citing Computer Science 2 0 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in West Bromwich 2.70% - -
As % of the Miscellaneous category 20.00% - -
Number of salaries quoted 2 0 0
Average salary £33,250 - -
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £38,802 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+3.08% +3.47%
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 West Bromwich region.

Miscellaneous Category
West Bromwich
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
10 9 23
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in West Bromwich 13.51% 18.75% 51.11%
Number of salaries quoted 10 5 17
Average salary £40,000 £26,000 £24,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+53.84% +6.12%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,250 £21,500 £18,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £37,500 £32,900
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -

Computer Science
Jobs Demand Trend in West Bromwich

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

Computer Science Jobs Demand Trend in West Bromwich

Computer Science
Salary Trend in West Bromwich

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

Computer Science Salary Trend in West Bromwich

Computer Science
Top 27 Related IT Skills in West Bromwich

For the 6 months to 30 April 2016, IT jobs across the West Bromwich 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 5 (100.00%) Degree
2 4 (80.00%) Root Cause Analysis
2 4 (80.00%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
2 4 (80.00%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (80.00%) Security Patching
2 4 (80.00%) ITIL
2 4 (80.00%) PRINCE2
2 4 (80.00%) ISEB
2 4 (80.00%) Regression Testing
2 4 (80.00%) Problem Management
2 4 (80.00%) Release Management
3 3 (60.00%) Compatibility Testing
3 3 (60.00%) Line Management
3 3 (60.00%) CMDB
4 1 (20.00%) Selenium
4 1 (20.00%) WPF
4 1 (20.00%) Test Planning
4 1 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
4 1 (20.00%) System Integration Testing
4 1 (20.00%) Integration Testing
4 1 (20.00%) Test Automation
4 1 (20.00%) Cucumber
4 1 (20.00%) Hudson
4 1 (20.00%) XAML
4 1 (20.00%) C#
4 1 (20.00%) SQL
4 1 (20.00%) JUnit

Computer Science
Top Related IT Skills in West Bromwich by Category

For the 6 months to 30 April 2016, IT jobs across the West Bromwich 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.

Development Applications
1 1 (20.00%) Cucumber
1 1 (20.00%) Hudson
1 1 (20.00%) JUnit
1 1 (20.00%) Selenium
Job Titles
1 4 (80.00%) Release Engineer
1 4 (80.00%) Test Engineer
2 1 (20.00%) Analyst
2 1 (20.00%) Analyst Programmer
2 1 (20.00%) C# Programmer
2 1 (20.00%) Programmer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (20.00%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 4 (80.00%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (60.00%) CMDB
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (80.00%) ITIL
1 4 (80.00%) PRINCE2
1 4 (80.00%) Problem Management
1 4 (80.00%) Regression Testing
1 4 (80.00%) Release Management
1 4 (80.00%) Root Cause Analysis
1 4 (80.00%) Security Patching
2 3 (60.00%) Compatibility Testing
2 3 (60.00%) Line Management
3 1 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (20.00%) Integration Testing
3 1 (20.00%) System Integration Testing
3 1 (20.00%) Test Automation
3 1 (20.00%) Test Planning
Programming Languages
1 1 (20.00%) C#
1 1 (20.00%) SQL
1 1 (20.00%) XAML
Qualifications
1 5 (100.00%) Degree
2 4 (80.00%) ISEB
2 4 (80.00%) ISTQB Foundation Certification