The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Computer Science in IT jobs advertised for the West Midlands region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Computer Science over the 3 months to 24 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
24 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Computer Science (Computing Science)
Rank 113 72 61
Rank change year-on-year
-41 -11
Permanent jobs citing Computer Science 112 165 192
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 2.09% 3.40% 4.07%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 7.79% 10.61% 13.66%
Number of salaries quoted 107 145 175
Average salary £31,250 £35,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-10.71% -
90% offered a salary of more than £21,450 £20,000 £20,000
10% offered a salary of more than £47,500 £52,500 £47,750
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 West Midlands region.

Miscellaneous Category
West Midlands
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
1438 1555 1406
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 26.85% 32.05% 29.81%
Number of salaries quoted 1212 1279 1238
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £36,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +11.11%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £23,250 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £52,500 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%

Computer Science
Jobs Demand Trend in the West Midlands

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

Computer Science Jobs Demand Trend in the West Midlands

Computer Science
Salary Trend in the West Midlands

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

Computer Science Salary Trend in the West Midlands

Computer Science
Salary Histogram in the West Midlands

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Computer Science across the West Midlands region over the 3 months to 24 December 2014.

Computer Science Salary Histogram in the West Midlands

Computer Science
Job Locations in the West Midlands

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Computer Science within the West Midlands region over the 3 months to 24 December 2014. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Average Salary
Last 3 Months
Average Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Birmingham -20 38 £28,750 -43.90% 5
Staffordshire +10 27 £40,000 +60.00% 6
Warwickshire -11 17 £40,000 +32.23% 3
Coventry -28 9 £33,750 -18.18%
Solihull -7 7 £30,000 -25.00%
Worcestershire -4 4 £18,000 -20.00% 2
Shropshire -7 4 £29,500 +47.50%
Walsall 0 3 £82,500 -
Computer Science
England

Computer Science
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 24 December 2014, IT jobs across the West 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.

1 253 (81.35%) Degree
2 158 (50.80%) SQL Server
3 130 (41.80%) C#
4 127 (40.84%) SQL
5 125 (40.19%) .NET
6 101 (32.48%) HTML
7 96 (30.87%) JavaScript
8 84 (27.01%) ASP.NET
8 84 (27.01%) Software Engineering
9 78 (25.08%) Finance
10 74 (23.79%) Microsoft
11 71 (22.83%) CSS
11 71 (22.83%) Agile Software Development
12 68 (21.86%) XML
13 59 (18.97%) Analytical Skills
14 57 (18.33%) VB.NET
14 57 (18.33%) Mathematics
15 51 (16.40%) Java
16 50 (16.08%) Windows
17 49 (15.76%) MVC
18 44 (14.15%) MS Excel
19 38 (12.22%) C++
19 38 (12.22%) Oracle
20 35 (11.25%) VB
20 35 (11.25%) Web Services
20 35 (11.25%) jQuery
21 34 (10.93%) Web Development
22 32 (10.29%) OO
23 31 (9.97%) Visual Studio
24 29 (9.32%) Linux

Computer Science
Top Related IT Skills in the West Midlands by Category

For the 6 months to 24 December 2014, IT jobs across the West 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 19 (6.11%) Tomcat
2 16 (5.14%) SharePoint
3 13 (4.18%) Apache
4 12 (3.86%) JBoss
5 10 (3.22%) WebSphere
6 6 (1.93%) WebLogic
7 5 (1.61%) IIS
7 5 (1.61%) CMS
8 4 (1.29%) SharePoint Server
8 4 (1.29%) SharePoint 2013
8 4 (1.29%) BizTalk Server
9 2 (0.64%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
10 1 (0.32%) MS Exchange
10 1 (0.32%) IBM Notes
10 1 (0.32%) Lotus Domino
10 1 (0.32%) Exchange Server 2013
10 1 (0.32%) Drupal
10 1 (0.32%) Lync
10 1 (0.32%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 44 (14.15%) MS Excel
2 23 (7.40%) MS Office
3 5 (1.61%) TargetLink
4 4 (1.29%) MS Project
5 3 (0.96%) Photoshop
5 3 (0.96%) SPSS
5 3 (0.96%) MS PowerPoint
5 3 (0.96%) Adobe Creative Suite
Business Applications
1 2 (0.64%) Magento
2 1 (0.32%) SAP SD
2 1 (0.32%) Cognos TM1
2 1 (0.32%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (0.32%) Dynamics AX
2 1 (0.32%) Cognos Business Intelligence
Cloud Services
1 8 (2.57%) SaaS
1 8 (2.57%) SuccessFactors
2 6 (1.93%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (0.32%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (0.32%) Heroku
3 1 (0.32%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 14 (4.50%) Internet
1 14 (4.50%) Firewall
2 10 (3.22%) TCP/IP
3 9 (2.89%) DNS
4 7 (2.25%) HTTPS
4 7 (2.25%) LAN
4 7 (2.25%) WAN
5 4 (1.29%) VoIP
5 4 (1.29%) WLAN
5 4 (1.29%) VPN
5 4 (1.29%) Wireless
5 4 (1.29%) EIGRP
5 4 (1.29%) VRRP
5 4 (1.29%) HSRP
6 2 (0.64%) Unified Communications
6 2 (0.64%) Symposium
6 2 (0.64%) DHCP
7 1 (0.32%) FTP
7 1 (0.32%) Intranet
7 1 (0.32%) SSH
Database & Business Intelligence
1 158 (50.80%) SQL Server
2 25 (8.04%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 19 (6.11%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 19 (6.11%) Relational Database
4 18 (5.79%) MySQL
5 17 (5.47%) RDBMS
6 16 (5.14%) SQL Server 2008
7 12 (3.86%) Data Warehouse
8 11 (3.54%) Oracle Database 11g
8 11 (3.54%) Oracle Database
9 8 (2.57%) SQL Server Analysis Services
10 7 (2.25%) SQL Server 2005
11 6 (1.93%) Data Mining
11 6 (1.93%) Crystal Reports
12 5 (1.61%) MS Access
12 5 (1.61%) Azure SQL Database
13 4 (1.29%) Big Data
13 4 (1.29%) Oracle ODI
13 4 (1.29%) Oracle Database 12c
13 4 (1.29%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 31 (9.97%) Visual Studio
2 9 (2.89%) Git (software)
3 8 (2.57%) Team Foundation Server
4 7 (2.25%) Eclipse
5 5 (1.61%) Mercurial
5 5 (1.61%) Talend Open Studio
6 4 (1.29%) Toad
6 4 (1.29%) VSS/SourceSafe
6 4 (1.29%) ClearCase
7 2 (0.64%) Maven
7 2 (0.64%) JIRA
7 2 (0.64%) Selenium
7 2 (0.64%) JUnit
8 1 (0.32%) Hudson
8 1 (0.32%) Eclipse RCP
8 1 (0.32%) Bitbucket
8 1 (0.32%) Jenkins
8 1 (0.32%) CruiseControl
8 1 (0.32%) Subversion
General
1 78 (25.08%) Finance
2 17 (5.47%) Automotive
3 14 (4.50%) Retail
4 11 (3.54%) Manufacturing
5 10 (3.22%) Electronics
6 7 (2.25%) Financial Institution
7 6 (1.93%) Pharmaceutical
7 6 (1.93%) Legal
8 4 (1.29%) Telecoms
8 4 (1.29%) Aerospace
8 4 (1.29%) Games
9 3 (0.96%) Banking
10 2 (0.64%) Investment Banking
10 2 (0.64%) Law
11 1 (0.32%) Local Government
11 1 (0.32%) French Language
11 1 (0.32%) German Language
11 1 (0.32%) Spanish Language
11 1 (0.32%) Advertising
11 1 (0.32%) Billing
Job Titles
1 152 (48.87%) Developer
2 70 (22.51%) Analyst
3 60 (19.29%) .NET Developer
4 51 (16.40%) Graduate
5 49 (15.76%) C# Developer
6 35 (11.25%) Graduate Developer
7 34 (10.93%) Junior
8 31 (9.97%) Support Analyst
9 30 (9.65%) Senior Developer
10 26 (8.36%) C# .NET Developer
11 24 (7.72%) Software Developer
12 22 (7.07%) Junior Developer
13 21 (6.75%) ASP.NET Developer
14 19 (6.11%) Applications Support
15 18 (5.79%) Graduate .NET Developer
16 17 (5.47%) Senior C# Developer
16 17 (5.47%) Architect
16 17 (5.47%) Business Analyst
17 16 (5.14%) Web Developer
18 15 (4.82%) Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 125 (40.19%) .NET
2 101 (32.48%) HTML
3 84 (27.01%) ASP.NET
4 71 (22.83%) CSS
5 68 (21.86%) XML
6 35 (11.25%) Web Services
6 35 (11.25%) jQuery
7 28 (9.00%) XSLT
8 25 (8.04%) Ajax
9 23 (7.40%) ASP.NET MVC
10 22 (7.07%) WPF
10 22 (7.07%) DHTML
11 16 (5.14%) WCF
11 16 (5.14%) HTML5
12 13 (4.18%) J2EE
13 11 (3.54%) LINQ
13 11 (3.54%) Spring
13 11 (3.54%) Hibernate
13 11 (3.54%) CSS3
14 10 (3.22%) Struts
Miscellaneous
1 59 (18.97%) Analytical Skills
2 57 (18.33%) Mathematics
3 19 (6.11%) Physics
4 18 (5.79%) Smartcard
5 12 (3.86%) Economics
6 8 (2.57%) Algorithms
6 8 (2.57%) Mobile App
6 8 (2.57%) User Experience
7 7 (2.25%) GIS
7 7 (2.25%) Management Information System
8 6 (1.93%) Client/Server
8 6 (1.93%) Statistics
8 6 (1.93%) Data Structures
9 5 (1.61%) Data Integration
9 5 (1.61%) Telematics
9 5 (1.61%) Remote Sensing
10 4 (1.29%) Web 2.0
10 4 (1.29%) Replication
11 3 (0.96%) Open Source
12 2 (0.64%) Credit Risk
Operating Systems
1 50 (16.08%) Windows
2 29 (9.32%) Linux
3 20 (6.43%) UNIX
4 18 (5.79%) Windows Server 2008
5 16 (5.14%) Windows Server 2003
6 15 (4.82%) Windows XP
7 4 (1.29%) Apple iOS
8 2 (0.64%) Windows 7
8 2 (0.64%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 84 (27.01%) Software Engineering
2 71 (22.83%) Agile Software Development
3 49 (15.76%) MVC
4 34 (10.93%) Web Development
5 32 (10.29%) OO
6 29 (9.32%) Project Management
7 24 (7.72%) Business Intelligence
8 22 (7.07%) OOP
9 21 (6.75%) Cyber Security
10 17 (5.47%) Time Management
11 15 (4.82%) Software Testing
12 14 (4.50%) Business Analysis
12 14 (4.50%) Mentoring
13 12 (3.86%) Performance Tuning
13 12 (3.86%) CRM
13 12 (3.86%) Data Modelling
13 12 (3.86%) CAD
13 12 (3.86%) Change Management
13 12 (3.86%) Scrum
14 11 (3.54%) Continuous Integration
Programming Languages
1 130 (41.80%) C#
2 127 (40.84%) SQL
3 96 (30.87%) JavaScript
4 57 (18.33%) VB.NET
5 51 (16.40%) Java
6 38 (12.22%) C++
7 35 (11.25%) VB
8 22 (7.07%) PHP
9 18 (5.79%) C
10 17 (5.47%) XAML
11 10 (3.22%) PHP5
11 10 (3.22%) Shell Script
12 9 (2.89%) T-SQL
12 9 (2.89%) PL/SQL
13 5 (1.61%) Embedded C
13 5 (1.61%) Objective-C
14 4 (1.29%) VBScript
14 4 (1.29%) Python
15 3 (0.96%) VBA
15 3 (0.96%) VB6
Qualifications
1 253 (81.35%) Degree
2 20 (6.43%) Microsoft Certification
3 12 (3.86%) Cisco Certification
4 10 (3.22%) ISEB
4 10 (3.22%) Sun Certification
4 10 (3.22%) OCPJP
4 10 (3.22%) OCMJD
5 9 (2.89%) ISTQB
6 6 (1.93%) CCNA
7 5 (1.61%) MCSD
7 5 (1.61%) Six Sigma Black Belt
8 4 (1.29%) HND
8 4 (1.29%) MCTS
9 2 (0.64%) MCP
9 2 (0.64%) MCSE
9 2 (0.64%) PhD
9 2 (0.64%) ITIL Certification
10 1 (0.32%) SC Cleared
10 1 (0.32%) Security Cleared
10 1 (0.32%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 25 (8.04%) QA
2 5 (1.61%) SLA
3 3 (0.96%) WAI
3 3 (0.96%) Data Quality
4 2 (0.64%) COBIT
5 1 (0.32%) TickIT
5 1 (0.32%) ISO 9000
5 1 (0.32%) IEC 61508
System Software
1 4 (1.29%) Oracle RAC
1 4 (1.29%) Oracle RMAN
2 2 (0.64%) Active Directory
3 1 (0.32%) Squid
3 1 (0.32%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (0.32%) vSphere
3 1 (0.32%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 5 (1.61%) SCCM
2 4 (1.29%) Data Guard
3 3 (0.96%) WSUS
4 2 (0.64%) HP Quality Center
4 2 (0.64%) Puppet
Vendors
1 74 (23.79%) Microsoft
2 38 (12.22%) Oracle
3 13 (4.18%) Cisco
4 10 (3.22%) Sun
5 9 (2.89%) VMware
6 8 (2.57%) HP
6 8 (2.57%) IBM
7 7 (2.25%) Business Objects
8 5 (1.61%) Informatica
8 5 (1.61%) CheckPoint
8 5 (1.61%) SonicWALL
8 5 (1.61%) Kaseya
8 5 (1.61%) Talend
9 4 (1.29%) Avaya
9 4 (1.29%) SAP
10 3 (0.96%) Adobe
10 3 (0.96%) Citrix
11 2 (0.64%) Apple
11 2 (0.64%) Sage
12 1 (0.32%) NetApp
West Midlands
Computer Futures
Salary: £75000 - £90000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 4 days ago
Stafford, Staffordshire
Spring Technology
Salary: £20000.00 - £22000.00 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Stafford, West Midlands, United Kingdom
Ctalk Limited
Salary: £18,000 - £22,000
Posted: 6 days ago
Stafford, Staffordshire
Advantage XPO
Posted: 6 days ago
Stafford, Staffordshire
Deanslist Limited
Salary: From £18,000 to £22,000 per annum + Bonus + Corporate benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Birmingham
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Salary: £22000.00 - £30000.00 per annum + plus bonus
Posted: 9 days ago
Warwick, Warwickshire
Heat Recruitment
Salary: From £40,000 to £50,000 per annum
Posted: 9 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Rolls Royce
Posted: 10 days ago
Stratford-Upon-Avon, Warwickshire
Enable
Salary: £44,000 per annum (negotiable)
Posted: 12 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Education IT Ltd
Salary: From £14,000 to £22,000 per annum Opportunities to earn commission
Posted: 13 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
SCC
Posted: 16 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
SCC
Posted: 16 days ago
Worcestershire
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Salary: £22000.00 - £29000.00 per annum + plus bonus
Posted: 23 days ago
Worcestershire
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Salary: £30000.00 - £50000.00 per annum + plus company car and Bonus
Posted: 23 days ago
Stafford
Networx Recruitment
Salary: c£40,000 package (to include pension)
Posted: 24 days ago
Warwick
Interquest - IQ ERP
Salary: £competitive salary+car allowance
Posted: 25 days ago