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 3 September 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
3 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Computer Science (Computing Science)
Rank 51 70 55
Rank change year-on-year
+19 -15
Permanent jobs citing Computer Science 243 189 221
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 4.35% 3.45% 4.00%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 13.81% 10.61% 11.01%
Number of salaries quoted 209 158 213
Average salary £35,000 £35,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- -17.64%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £22,500 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £52,500 £62,500
UK excluding London average salary £38,500 £37,500 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+2.66% +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
1759 1782 2007
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 31.46% 32.56% 36.35%
Number of salaries quoted 1394 1458 1722
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £27,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £60,000 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £41,250 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.12% -

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 3 September 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 3 September 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 +27 101 £38,750 +0.64% 9
Staffordshire +38 43 £34,500 +15.00% 4
Coventry -4 25 £32,500 - 2
Warwickshire -11 23 £25,000 -35.06% 1
Worcestershire -12 15 £35,000 -6.66% 2
Walsall +6 8 £72,500 -9.37% 1
Solihull +10 5 £37,500 - 3
Shropshire -11 3 £26,500 +15.21%
Herefordshire +4 2 - - 1
Halesowen - 1 £25,000 -
Computer Science
England

Computer Science
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 3 September 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.

1 377 (79.54%) Degree
2 251 (52.95%) C#
3 219 (46.20%) HTML
4 213 (44.94%) SQL
5 208 (43.88%) .NET
6 176 (37.13%) JavaScript
7 161 (33.97%) SQL Server
7 161 (33.97%) CSS
8 157 (33.12%) Software Engineering
9 152 (32.07%) Agile Software Development
10 132 (27.85%) Microsoft
11 119 (25.11%) C++
12 110 (23.21%) Finance
13 103 (21.73%) Java
14 101 (21.31%) ASP.NET
15 91 (19.20%) MVC
16 90 (18.99%) Windows
17 86 (18.14%) jQuery
18 81 (17.09%) XML
19 74 (15.61%) Mathematics
20 69 (14.56%) VB.NET
21 66 (13.92%) Oracle
22 65 (13.71%) WCF
23 64 (13.50%) OO
24 61 (12.87%) Visual Studio
25 59 (12.45%) Web Services
26 56 (11.81%) Linux
27 53 (11.18%) PHP
27 53 (11.18%) .NET Framework
28 51 (10.76%) WPF

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

For the 6 months to 3 September 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 22 (4.64%) IIS
1 22 (4.64%) SharePoint
2 21 (4.43%) WebLogic
2 21 (4.43%) WebSphere
3 12 (2.53%) Node.js
4 6 (1.27%) Apache
5 5 (1.05%) Tomcat
5 5 (1.05%) MS Exchange
6 3 (0.63%) SAS
6 3 (0.63%) WordPress
7 2 (0.42%) Apache Pig
7 2 (0.42%) SharePoint 2013
7 2 (0.42%) Drupal
7 2 (0.42%) CMS
8 1 (0.21%) Exchange Server 2013
8 1 (0.21%) OpenEdge
8 1 (0.21%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
8 1 (0.21%) JBoss
8 1 (0.21%) Lync
8 1 (0.21%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 50 (10.55%) MS Excel
2 4 (0.84%) Photoshop
3 3 (0.63%) MS Visio
4 2 (0.42%) SPSS
4 2 (0.42%) MS Project
4 2 (0.42%) MS Office
4 2 (0.42%) MS PowerPoint
5 1 (0.21%) GIMP
5 1 (0.21%) Adobe Illustrator
Business Applications
1 4 (0.84%) Dynamics CRM
1 4 (0.84%) Magento
2 3 (0.63%) Dynamics AX
3 1 (0.21%) SAP Business One
3 1 (0.21%) Odoo
3 1 (0.21%) Dynamics NAV
Cloud Services
1 17 (3.59%) Microsoft Azure
2 16 (3.38%) SaaS
3 8 (1.69%) Amazon AWS
4 7 (1.48%) Heroku
5 5 (1.05%) Cloud Computing
6 4 (0.84%) Office 365
7 1 (0.21%) IaaS
7 1 (0.21%) Google Analytics
Communications & Networking
1 16 (3.38%) Internet
2 15 (3.16%) TCP/IP
3 7 (1.48%) Firewall
4 6 (1.27%) LAN
4 6 (1.27%) WAN
5 5 (1.05%) DNS
5 5 (1.05%) SAN
6 4 (0.84%) VoIP
7 3 (0.63%) VPN
7 3 (0.63%) CTI
7 3 (0.63%) Wireless
7 3 (0.63%) HTTP
8 2 (0.42%) Network Security
8 2 (0.42%) Intranet
8 2 (0.42%) Ethernet
9 1 (0.21%) ISDN
9 1 (0.21%) DHCP
9 1 (0.21%) Cisco ASA
9 1 (0.21%) Modbus
9 1 (0.21%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 161 (33.97%) SQL Server
2 44 (9.28%) MySQL
3 21 (4.43%) Crystal Reports
4 18 (3.80%) Oracle Database
4 18 (3.80%) Relational Database
5 17 (3.59%) NoSQL
6 15 (3.16%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 15 (3.16%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 14 (2.95%) RDBMS
8 13 (2.74%) MongoDB
9 12 (2.53%) SQLite
10 10 (2.11%) SQL Server 2012
10 10 (2.11%) Oracle Database 11g
11 8 (1.69%) SQL Server 2008
12 5 (1.05%) SQL Server Analysis Services
12 5 (1.05%) Big Data
13 4 (0.84%) Riak
13 4 (0.84%) MS Access
14 3 (0.63%) Data Warehouse
14 3 (0.63%) Oracle9i Database
Development Applications
1 61 (12.87%) Visual Studio
2 36 (7.59%) Git (software)
3 13 (2.74%) Selenium
4 10 (2.11%) Subversion
4 10 (2.11%) Team Foundation Server
5 8 (1.69%) Talend Open Studio
6 7 (1.48%) HP UFT
7 5 (1.05%) LoadRunner
7 5 (1.05%) NUnit
8 4 (0.84%) MSTest
8 4 (0.84%) Rhino Mocks
8 4 (0.84%) Moq
9 3 (0.63%) Jenkins
9 3 (0.63%) CMake
9 3 (0.63%) TeamCity
9 3 (0.63%) JUnit
10 2 (0.42%) VSS/SourceSafe
10 2 (0.42%) Metasploit
10 2 (0.42%) TestPartner
10 2 (0.42%) JIRA
General
1 110 (23.21%) Finance
2 29 (6.12%) Games
3 20 (4.22%) Electronics
4 18 (3.80%) Advertising
5 13 (2.74%) Marketing
6 11 (2.32%) Telecoms
6 11 (2.32%) Manufacturing
7 10 (2.11%) Automotive
8 8 (1.69%) Pharmaceutical
8 8 (1.69%) Back Office
8 8 (1.69%) Retail
9 7 (1.48%) Aerospace
10 5 (1.05%) Banking
11 2 (0.42%) Multimedia
11 2 (0.42%) Mandarin Language
11 2 (0.42%) German Language
11 2 (0.42%) Legal
12 1 (0.21%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 239 (50.42%) Developer
2 108 (22.78%) Software Developer
3 82 (17.30%) Graduate
4 67 (14.14%) .NET Developer
5 62 (13.08%) Software Engineer
6 57 (12.03%) C# Developer
7 56 (11.81%) Junior
8 47 (9.92%) C# .NET Developer
9 38 (8.02%) Analyst
9 38 (8.02%) Graduate Developer
10 32 (6.75%) Junior Developer
11 30 (6.33%) Architect
12 28 (5.91%) Web Developer
12 28 (5.91%) Graduate Software Developer
13 27 (5.70%) C++ Software Engineer
14 25 (5.27%) C# ASP.NET Developer
15 24 (5.06%) Tester
15 24 (5.06%) Junior .NET Developer
16 22 (4.64%) Consultant
16 22 (4.64%) Software Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 219 (46.20%) HTML
2 208 (43.88%) .NET
3 161 (33.97%) CSS
4 101 (21.31%) ASP.NET
5 86 (18.14%) jQuery
6 81 (17.09%) XML
7 65 (13.71%) WCF
8 59 (12.45%) Web Services
9 53 (11.18%) .NET Framework
10 51 (10.76%) WPF
11 47 (9.92%) HTML5
12 37 (7.81%) ASP.NET MVC
13 29 (6.12%) WinForms
14 26 (5.49%) Middleware
14 26 (5.49%) ASP.NET Web Forms
15 24 (5.06%) LINQ
16 23 (4.85%) AngularJS
17 20 (4.22%) J2EE
18 19 (4.01%) ADO.NET
18 19 (4.01%) .NET Compact Framework
Miscellaneous
1 74 (15.61%) Mathematics
2 49 (10.34%) Analytical Skills
3 34 (7.17%) Physics
4 23 (4.85%) Client/Server
5 18 (3.80%) Social Media
6 14 (2.95%) Enterprise Software
6 14 (2.95%) Management Information System
7 11 (2.32%) Artificial Intelligence
7 11 (2.32%) Algorithms
8 10 (2.11%) Data Integration
9 9 (1.90%) Data Structures
9 9 (1.90%) User Experience
10 8 (1.69%) Semantic Web
10 8 (1.69%) N-Tier
10 8 (1.69%) Ontologies
11 5 (1.05%) Internet of Things
11 5 (1.05%) Hedge funds
11 5 (1.05%) Private Cloud
12 4 (0.84%) Data Centre
12 4 (0.84%) Inversion of Control
Operating Systems
1 90 (18.99%) Windows
2 56 (11.81%) Linux
3 24 (5.06%) Android
4 23 (4.85%) Apple iOS
5 22 (4.64%) Windows Server 2008
6 8 (1.69%) UNIX
7 5 (1.05%) Windows Phone
8 3 (0.63%) Windows 7
8 3 (0.63%) Windows 8
8 3 (0.63%) Windows Server 2012
8 3 (0.63%) Windows Mobile
8 3 (0.63%) Windows Server 2003
8 3 (0.63%) Windows XP
9 1 (0.21%) Mac OS X
9 1 (0.21%) VxWorks
Processes & Methodologies
1 157 (33.12%) Software Engineering
2 152 (32.07%) Agile Software Development
3 91 (19.20%) MVC
4 64 (13.50%) OO
5 47 (9.92%) SDLC
6 45 (9.49%) Scrum
6 45 (9.49%) Web Development
7 38 (8.02%) E-Commerce
8 24 (5.06%) Project Management
8 24 (5.06%) TDD
9 21 (4.43%) OOD
10 20 (4.22%) OOP
10 20 (4.22%) Software Delivery
11 19 (4.01%) Data Modelling
11 19 (4.01%) CRM
11 19 (4.01%) ETL
12 18 (3.80%) Requirements Analysis
13 17 (3.59%) Web Application Development
14 16 (3.38%) iOS Development
14 16 (3.38%) Web Design
Programming Languages
1 251 (52.95%) C#
2 213 (44.94%) SQL
3 176 (37.13%) JavaScript
4 119 (25.11%) C++
5 103 (21.73%) Java
6 69 (14.56%) VB.NET
7 53 (11.18%) PHP
8 45 (9.49%) VB
9 37 (7.81%) T-SQL
10 35 (7.38%) VB6
11 29 (6.12%) Python
12 22 (4.64%) C
13 20 (4.22%) PowerShell
14 15 (3.16%) VBScript
15 14 (2.95%) Haskell
15 14 (2.95%) Erlang
15 14 (2.95%) Scala
16 11 (2.32%) PL/SQL
17 8 (1.69%) SPARQL
17 8 (1.69%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 377 (79.54%) Degree
2 19 (4.01%) Microsoft Certification
3 17 (3.59%) ISEB
4 16 (3.38%) PhD
5 9 (1.90%) Postgraduate
6 7 (1.48%) MCSE
6 7 (1.48%) Security Cleared
7 6 (1.27%) CCNA
7 6 (1.27%) SC Cleared
7 6 (1.27%) Cisco Certification
7 6 (1.27%) ISTQB
8 4 (0.84%) GIAC
8 4 (0.84%) MCSD
8 4 (0.84%) CISSP
8 4 (0.84%) MCSA
8 4 (0.84%) CCNP
9 3 (0.63%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
10 1 (0.21%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
10 1 (0.21%) MCITP
10 1 (0.21%) PMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 32 (6.75%) QA
2 6 (1.27%) TickIT
3 4 (0.84%) PCI DSS
4 3 (0.63%) SLA
5 2 (0.42%) HL7
6 1 (0.21%) IEC 61508
6 1 (0.21%) Data Quality
6 1 (0.21%) PMBOK
System Software
1 13 (2.74%) Hyper-V
2 12 (2.53%) Active Directory
3 3 (0.63%) VMware Infrastructure
4 1 (0.21%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 8 (1.69%) SCCM
2 6 (1.27%) SCOM
2 6 (1.27%) SCVMM
3 5 (1.05%) MOM
4 3 (0.63%) Rundeck
5 2 (0.42%) Nessus
5 2 (0.42%) Nmap
5 2 (0.42%) WSUS
5 2 (0.42%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 132 (27.85%) Microsoft
2 66 (13.92%) Oracle
3 19 (4.01%) IBM
4 17 (3.59%) Apple
5 15 (3.16%) BEA
6 12 (2.53%) Xamarin
7 10 (2.11%) VMware
8 9 (1.90%) HP
9 8 (1.69%) Talend
10 7 (1.48%) Rackspace
10 7 (1.48%) Informatica
11 5 (1.05%) Cisco
12 4 (0.84%) Adobe
12 4 (0.84%) Barracuda Networks
12 4 (0.84%) Veeam
12 4 (0.84%) Red Gate
12 4 (0.84%) Zend
13 3 (0.63%) Dell
13 3 (0.63%) Citrix
14 2 (0.42%) SAP
Bromsgrove, Worcestershire
X4 Group
Salary: £25k - 40k per year
Posted: 3 hours ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £45,000 - £75,000 plus an excellent package
Posted: 3 hours ago
Stoke-On-Trent, Staffordshire
TEKsystems
Salary: £30000 - £45000 per annum + package, travel expenses
Posted: 4 hours ago
Walsall, West Midlands (County)
Senitor Associates
Salary: £20000 - £25000 per annum + pension etc
Posted: 5 hours ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
PNG Recruitment Solutions
Salary: £30,000 per annum
Posted: 5 hours ago
Birmingham, Warwickshire
Big Red Recruitment Midlands Ltd
Salary: excellent package & training
Posted: 6 hours ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Go IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: From £30,000 to £40,000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 8 hours ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Big Red Recruitment
Salary: £30000 per annum + excellent package & training
Posted: 11 hours ago
Stoke-On-Trent, Staffordshire
The Developer Portal
Salary: Competitive
Posted: Yesterday
Burton-On-Trent, Staffordshire
Blues Point Ltd
Salary: From £40,000 to £50,000 per annum + benefits inc Pension, BUPA
Posted: Yesterday
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £45,000 - £75,000 plus an excellent package
Posted: Yesterday
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: 45-65K
Posted: Yesterday
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Erin Associates
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum + training, Benefits, bonus
Posted: Yesterday
Warwick, Warwickshire
Erin Associates
Salary: £25000 - £30000 per annum + Training & benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Ross-On-Wye, Herefordshire
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: negotiable
Posted: 2 days ago
Coventry, West Midlands (County)
City College Coventry
Salary: Unspecified Starting salary £23,500
Posted: 6 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: 45-65K
Posted: 6 days ago
Worcester
Recruitment Genius
Salary: £18000 - £20000 per annum
Posted: 10 days ago
Solihull
Oracle
Posted: 10 days ago
West Midlands
Jumar Solutions
Posted: 22 days ago