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 29 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
29 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Computer Science (Computing Science)
Rank 61 79 63
Rank change year-on-year
+18 -16
Permanent jobs citing Computer Science 222 161 195
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 4.21% 3.05% 3.84%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 12.81% 9.09% 11.64%
Number of salaries quoted 203 140 166
Average salary £30,000 £35,000 £38,750
Average salary % change year-on-year
-14.28% -9.67%
90% offered a salary of more than £21,500 £22,500 £21,000
10% offered a salary of more than £47,900 £47,500 £64,500
UK excluding London average salary £38,000 £37,500 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+1.33% +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
1733 1772 1675
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 32.85% 33.57% 32.95%
Number of salaries quoted 1426 1503 1370
Average salary £38,000 £40,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-5.00% -
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £55,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £39,000
% change year-on-year
- +2.56%

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 29 May 2015.

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 29 May 2015. 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 -3 71 £33,250 -11.33% 12
Warwickshire +4 32 £30,000 -7.69% 4
Coventry 0 28 £30,000 -7.69% 5
Solihull +17 23 £36,000 -4.00% 1
Worcestershire -4 21 £35,750 +6.71% 5
Staffordshire +10 19 £35,000 +3.70% 1
Shropshire -2 4 £26,500 -24.28% 1
Walsall - 2 £75,000 -
Halesowen - 2 £25,000 -
West Bromwich - 1 - -
Computer Science
England

Computer Science
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 29 May 2015, 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.

1 267 (76.07%) Degree
2 194 (55.27%) C#
3 182 (51.85%) SQL
4 170 (48.43%) HTML
5 163 (46.44%) .NET
6 140 (39.89%) SQL Server
7 139 (39.60%) CSS
8 136 (38.75%) JavaScript
9 117 (33.33%) Software Engineering
10 111 (31.62%) Microsoft
11 106 (30.20%) Agile Software Development
12 89 (25.36%) C++
12 89 (25.36%) ASP.NET
13 78 (22.22%) MVC
14 64 (18.23%) Finance
15 63 (17.95%) Visual Studio
16 62 (17.66%) VB.NET
16 62 (17.66%) XML
16 62 (17.66%) Mathematics
17 58 (16.52%) Java
18 57 (16.24%) jQuery
19 56 (15.95%) Windows
20 55 (15.67%) WCF
21 48 (13.68%) MS Excel
22 47 (13.39%) PHP
22 47 (13.39%) Analytical Skills
23 45 (12.82%) MySQL
23 45 (12.82%) OO
23 45 (12.82%) WPF
24 43 (12.25%) HTML5

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

For the 6 months to 29 May 2015, 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 21 (5.98%) SharePoint
2 19 (5.41%) Node.js
3 11 (3.13%) IIS
4 7 (1.99%) Apache
5 3 (0.85%) Oracle Service Bus
5 3 (0.85%) SAS
5 3 (0.85%) Tomcat
6 2 (0.57%) Apache Pig
6 2 (0.57%) Exchange Server 2013
6 2 (0.57%) JBoss
6 2 (0.57%) MS Exchange
6 2 (0.57%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
6 2 (0.57%) Exchange Server 2010
6 2 (0.57%) Lync
7 1 (0.28%) Drupal
7 1 (0.28%) CMS
7 1 (0.28%) BizTalk Server
7 1 (0.28%) WebLogic
Applications
1 48 (13.68%) MS Excel
2 6 (1.71%) MS Office
2 6 (1.71%) MS PowerPoint
3 5 (1.42%) GNU Octave
4 2 (0.57%) Photoshop
4 2 (0.57%) SPSS
5 1 (0.28%) Simulink
5 1 (0.28%) Adobe Illustrator
5 1 (0.28%) MS Visio
5 1 (0.28%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 4 (1.14%) Dynamics CRM
2 2 (0.57%) Dynamics AX
2 2 (0.57%) Magento
3 1 (0.28%) Dynamics NAV
3 1 (0.28%) SAP Business One
3 1 (0.28%) Odoo
Cloud Services
1 13 (3.70%) SaaS
2 6 (1.71%) Microsoft Azure
3 5 (1.42%) Cloud Computing
4 4 (1.14%) Heroku
4 4 (1.14%) Amazon AWS
5 1 (0.28%) PaaS
5 1 (0.28%) IaaS
5 1 (0.28%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 10 (2.85%) Internet
1 10 (2.85%) TCP/IP
2 4 (1.14%) Ethernet
2 4 (1.14%) Wi-Fi
3 3 (0.85%) DNS
3 3 (0.85%) HTTP
3 3 (0.85%) SAN
4 2 (0.57%) LAN
4 2 (0.57%) WAN
4 2 (0.57%) HTTPS
4 2 (0.57%) Firewall
4 2 (0.57%) Wireless
4 2 (0.57%) Wireshark
4 2 (0.57%) BIG-IP
4 2 (0.57%) Network Security
5 1 (0.28%) Cisco ASA
5 1 (0.28%) iSCSI
5 1 (0.28%) NAS
5 1 (0.28%) Fibre Channel
5 1 (0.28%) CTI
Database & Business Intelligence
1 140 (39.89%) SQL Server
2 45 (12.82%) MySQL
3 27 (7.69%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 22 (6.27%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 21 (5.98%) NoSQL
6 15 (4.27%) Crystal Reports
7 12 (3.42%) SQL Server 2012
8 10 (2.85%) Big Data
8 10 (2.85%) Data Mining
9 8 (2.28%) Relational Database
9 8 (2.28%) Oracle Database
9 8 (2.28%) MongoDB
9 8 (2.28%) SQLite
10 7 (1.99%) SQL Server 2008
10 7 (1.99%) SQL Server Analysis Services
11 6 (1.71%) Apache Hive
11 6 (1.71%) Hadoop
12 5 (1.42%) Microsoft Analysis Services
12 5 (1.42%) Oracle Database 11g
12 5 (1.42%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 63 (17.95%) Visual Studio
2 24 (6.84%) Git (software)
3 8 (2.28%) Team Foundation Server
4 7 (1.99%) Jenkins
5 6 (1.71%) Subversion
6 5 (1.42%) Mercurial
7 4 (1.14%) NUnit
7 4 (1.14%) Rational DOORS
7 4 (1.14%) Rhino Mocks
7 4 (1.14%) Moq
7 4 (1.14%) MSTest
8 3 (0.85%) Talend Open Studio
8 3 (0.85%) Maven
8 3 (0.85%) JUnit
9 2 (0.57%) Artifactory
9 2 (0.57%) Ant
9 2 (0.57%) RequisitePro
9 2 (0.57%) QuickTest Pro
9 2 (0.57%) CruiseControl
9 2 (0.57%) Hudson
General
1 64 (18.23%) Finance
2 16 (4.56%) Electronics
3 14 (3.99%) Manufacturing
4 13 (3.70%) Games
5 12 (3.42%) Retail
6 11 (3.13%) Advertising
7 10 (2.85%) Marketing
8 9 (2.56%) Aerospace
9 7 (1.99%) Pharmaceutical
9 7 (1.99%) Automotive
10 2 (0.57%) Telecoms
10 2 (0.57%) Legal
11 1 (0.28%) Banking
11 1 (0.28%) Mandarin Language
11 1 (0.28%) Back Office
11 1 (0.28%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 199 (56.70%) Developer
2 85 (24.22%) Software Developer
3 72 (20.51%) Graduate
4 65 (18.52%) Junior
5 64 (18.23%) .NET Developer
6 61 (17.38%) C# Developer
7 51 (14.53%) C# .NET Developer
8 47 (13.39%) Junior Developer
9 37 (10.54%) Graduate Developer
10 31 (8.83%) Software Engineer
10 31 (8.83%) Analyst
11 30 (8.55%) Junior .NET Developer
12 28 (7.98%) Graduate Software Developer
13 26 (7.41%) C# ASP.NET Developer
14 23 (6.55%) Junior C# Developer
15 22 (6.27%) .NET Software Developer
16 21 (5.98%) C# Software Developer
16 21 (5.98%) Junior Software Developer
16 21 (5.98%) Junior C# .NET Developer
17 19 (5.41%) ASP.NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 170 (48.43%) HTML
2 163 (46.44%) .NET
3 139 (39.60%) CSS
4 89 (25.36%) ASP.NET
5 62 (17.66%) XML
6 57 (16.24%) jQuery
7 55 (15.67%) WCF
8 45 (12.82%) WPF
9 43 (12.25%) HTML5
10 35 (9.97%) Web Services
11 34 (9.69%) .NET Framework
12 29 (8.26%) ASP.NET MVC
13 21 (5.98%) LINQ
14 18 (5.13%) Silverlight
15 17 (4.84%) WinForms
15 17 (4.84%) AngularJS
15 17 (4.84%) ASP.NET Web Forms
16 15 (4.27%) CSS3
17 14 (3.99%) ASP.NET Web API
18 13 (3.70%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 62 (17.66%) Mathematics
2 47 (13.39%) Analytical Skills
3 28 (7.98%) Physics
4 15 (4.27%) Management Information System
5 13 (3.70%) Client/Server
5 13 (3.70%) Algorithms
6 10 (2.85%) Artificial Intelligence
7 9 (2.56%) Data Structures
8 8 (2.28%) Mobile App
9 6 (1.71%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
9 6 (1.71%) Social Media
10 5 (1.42%) Visualisation
10 5 (1.42%) Smartcard
10 5 (1.42%) Internet of Things
11 4 (1.14%) Statistics
11 4 (1.14%) Inversion of Control
12 3 (0.85%) Data Integration
12 3 (0.85%) Credit Risk
12 3 (0.85%) Animation
12 3 (0.85%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 56 (15.95%) Windows
2 42 (11.97%) Linux
3 14 (3.99%) Apple iOS
4 11 (3.13%) Windows Server 2008
4 11 (3.13%) UNIX
5 10 (2.85%) Android
6 4 (1.14%) VxWorks
6 4 (1.14%) CentOS
7 2 (0.57%) Windows Server 2012
7 2 (0.57%) Windows Mobile
8 1 (0.28%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 1 (0.28%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 117 (33.33%) Software Engineering
2 106 (30.20%) Agile Software Development
3 78 (22.22%) MVC
4 45 (12.82%) OO
5 35 (9.97%) SDLC
6 34 (9.69%) Web Development
7 28 (7.98%) Scrum
8 25 (7.12%) E-Commerce
9 23 (6.55%) TDD
10 21 (5.98%) Web Application Development
11 19 (5.41%) OOD
12 16 (4.56%) Analytics
12 16 (4.56%) Project Management
12 16 (4.56%) Business Intelligence
12 16 (4.56%) OOP
13 14 (3.99%) Cyber Security
14 11 (3.13%) Waterfall
14 11 (3.13%) Pattern Recognition
14 11 (3.13%) Image Processing
14 11 (3.13%) Test Scripting
Programming Languages
1 194 (55.27%) C#
2 182 (51.85%) SQL
3 136 (38.75%) JavaScript
4 89 (25.36%) C++
5 62 (17.66%) VB.NET
6 58 (16.52%) Java
7 47 (13.39%) PHP
8 40 (11.40%) VB
9 29 (8.26%) Python
10 25 (7.12%) C
11 22 (6.27%) VB6
12 21 (5.98%) T-SQL
13 19 (5.41%) PowerShell
14 13 (3.70%) Ruby
14 13 (3.70%) VBScript
15 10 (2.85%) Perl
16 8 (2.28%) PHP5
17 7 (1.99%) Scala
17 7 (1.99%) Haskell
17 7 (1.99%) Erlang
Qualifications
1 267 (76.07%) Degree
2 19 (5.41%) Microsoft Certification
3 14 (3.99%) PhD
4 11 (3.13%) ISEB
5 5 (1.42%) Security Cleared
5 5 (1.42%) ISTQB
5 5 (1.42%) MCSE
5 5 (1.42%) MCSD
6 3 (0.85%) CCNA
6 3 (0.85%) Cisco Certification
7 2 (0.57%) CISSP
7 2 (0.57%) ITIL Certification
7 2 (0.57%) GIAC
7 2 (0.57%) MCDST
7 2 (0.57%) SC Cleared
8 1 (0.28%) OCPJP
8 1 (0.28%) OCMJD
8 1 (0.28%) MCTS
8 1 (0.28%) PMP
8 1 (0.28%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 14 (3.99%) QA
2 5 (1.42%) IEC 61508
2 5 (1.42%) TickIT
3 2 (0.57%) COBIT
3 2 (0.57%) HL7
3 2 (0.57%) PCI DSS
4 1 (0.28%) Data Quality
4 1 (0.28%) PMBOK
System Software
1 6 (1.71%) Active Directory
2 4 (1.14%) Docker
2 4 (1.14%) Apache ZooKeeper
3 2 (0.57%) VMware ESXi
3 2 (0.57%) vSphere
4 1 (0.28%) Hyper-V
4 1 (0.28%) Xen
4 1 (0.28%) NFS
Systems Management
1 7 (1.99%) Puppet
2 5 (1.42%) SCCM
2 5 (1.42%) Opscode Chef
3 4 (1.14%) Vagrant
3 4 (1.14%) WSUS
3 4 (1.14%) HP Quality Center
4 3 (0.85%) MOM
5 2 (0.57%) Nessus
5 2 (0.57%) Nmap
6 1 (0.28%) SCOM
6 1 (0.28%) SCVMM
6 1 (0.28%) Oracle RMAN
6 1 (0.28%) Rundeck
Vendors
1 111 (31.62%) Microsoft
2 34 (9.69%) Oracle
3 9 (2.56%) Business Objects
4 8 (2.28%) Xamarin
4 8 (2.28%) Apple
5 5 (1.42%) Zend
5 5 (1.42%) BT
5 5 (1.42%) Red Hat
6 4 (1.14%) Rackspace
6 4 (1.14%) Cloudera
6 4 (1.14%) IBM
7 3 (0.85%) MKS
7 3 (0.85%) HP
7 3 (0.85%) Informatica
7 3 (0.85%) Talend
8 2 (0.57%) SAP
8 2 (0.57%) Sun
8 2 (0.57%) VMware
8 2 (0.57%) ATG
8 2 (0.57%) InterSystems
Telford, Shropshire
RecruitmentRevolution.com Limited
Salary: From £25,000 to £28,000 per annum + Private Healthcare + Pension
Posted: 11 hours ago
Birmingham, Warwickshire
The SmartList
Salary: 30000
Posted: 18 hours ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Nanotek Limited
Salary: From £20,000 to £25,000 per annum
Posted: 19 hours ago
Stoke-On-Trent, Staffordshire
Ticketmaster UK
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 22 hours ago
Oldbury, West Midlands (County)
Recruit 4 Talent
Salary: Excellent salary + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Solihull, West Midlands (County)
Next Move IT
Salary: £26000 - £40000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Worcestershire
Sanderson
Salary: £22500 - £28000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Willenhall, West Midlands (County)
EasyWebRecruitment.com
Salary: £18k - £22k per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
JPS Selection
Salary: £35000 - £55000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Robert Walters
Salary: £20000 - £25000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Coventry, West Midlands (County)
Robert Walters
Salary: £20000 - £30000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Worcester, Worcestershire
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 35,000 + benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Leamington Spa, Warwickshire
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: upto 20,000
Posted: 3 days ago
Worcester, Worcestershire
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 20,000 - 50,000
Posted: 3 days ago
Bromsgrove, Worcestershire
Big Red Recruitment
Salary: £17000 - £23000 per annum + Great Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Rolls Royce
Posted: 8 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Rolls Royce
Posted: 8 days ago
Warwickshire
JM Digital
Posted: 10 days ago
Warwickshire
JM Digital
Posted: 10 days ago
Coventry, Warwickshire
TechnoRecruit
Salary: £40,000-£60,000 DOE
Posted: 10 days ago