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 salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Computer Science over the 3 months to 28 July 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
28 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Computer Science (Computing Science)
Rank 58 50 79
Rank change year-on-year
-8 +29
Permanent jobs citing Computer Science 272 265 181
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 4.50% 4.50% 3.36%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 11.99% 13.21% 9.67%
Number of salaries quoted 211 236 154
Median salary £30,000 £35,000 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-14.28% -
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £22,500 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £70,000 £50,000
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £38,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+5.26% +1.33%
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
2268 2006 1871
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 37.56% 34.06% 34.74%
Number of salaries quoted 1657 1587 1524
Median salary £38,750 £37,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+3.33% -6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,500 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £65,000 £60,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -

Computer Science
Jobs Demand Trend in the West Midlands

The demand trend of job ads across the West Midlands region citing Computer Science as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in 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 28 July 2016.

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 median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Computer Science within the West Midlands region over the 3 months to 28 July 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Birmingham +6 111 £27,500 -21.42% 4
Coventry +1 36 £30,000 -14.28%
Staffordshire -3 35 £32,500 -18.75% 5
Warwickshire 0 28 £31,250 +11.60% 5
Solihull +11 13 £66,250 +86.61%
Worcestershire -5 11 £26,250 -25.00% 1
Shropshire -11 5 £36,469 +37.61% 1
Walsall - 4 £75,000 -
Wolverhampton 0 1 £49,000 +63.33%
Herefordshire - 1 £42,500 -
Kingswinford - 1 £21,500 -
Sutton Coldfield - 1 £25,000 -
Computer Science
England

Computer Science
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 28 July 2016, IT jobs citing Computer Science also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the West Midlands region with a requirement for Computer Science.

1 471 (92.35%) Degree
2 189 (37.06%) SQL
3 180 (35.29%) Software Engineering
4 161 (31.57%) C#
5 150 (29.41%) JavaScript
6 147 (28.82%) HTML
7 143 (28.04%) .NET
8 128 (25.10%) CSS
9 125 (24.51%) Java
10 123 (24.12%) SQL Server
11 117 (22.94%) Microsoft
12 112 (21.96%) Agile Software Development
13 104 (20.39%) Finance
14 88 (17.25%) C++
15 82 (16.08%) jQuery
16 80 (15.69%) ASP.NET
17 76 (14.90%) Oracle
18 74 (14.51%) Windows
19 73 (14.31%) MS Excel
19 73 (14.31%) MySQL
20 72 (14.12%) Mathematics
21 71 (13.92%) Web Development
21 71 (13.92%) Linux
22 69 (13.53%) OO
23 65 (12.75%) Data Centre
24 63 (12.35%) Project Management
24 63 (12.35%) XML
24 63 (12.35%) PHP
25 62 (12.16%) Web Services
25 62 (12.16%) MVC

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

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 29 (5.69%) Apache
2 10 (1.96%) nginx
3 7 (1.37%) IIS
4 5 (0.98%) CMS
4 5 (0.98%) Drupal
4 5 (0.98%) SharePoint
5 4 (0.78%) Elasticsearch
6 3 (0.59%) Exchange Server 2007
6 3 (0.59%) MindAlign
6 3 (0.59%) MS Exchange
7 2 (0.39%) BizTalk Server
7 2 (0.39%) GlassFish
7 2 (0.39%) OpenEdge
7 2 (0.39%) Oracle Workflow
7 2 (0.39%) Tomcat
8 1 (0.20%) Apache Solr
8 1 (0.20%) WordPress
Applications
1 73 (14.31%) MS Excel
2 17 (3.33%) MS Office
3 7 (1.37%) MS PowerPoint
4 2 (0.39%) Blender
4 2 (0.39%) MS Visio
5 1 (0.20%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 23 (4.51%) Oracle 11i
1 23 (4.51%) Oracle EBS R12
2 19 (3.73%) Oracle EBS
2 19 (3.73%) Oracle Financials
3 16 (3.14%) Magento
4 9 (1.76%) Dynamics CRM
5 6 (1.18%) Sentinel
6 4 (0.78%) Oracle Applications
6 4 (0.78%) Oracle Assets
6 4 (0.78%) Oracle Cash Management
6 4 (0.78%) Oracle General Ledger
6 4 (0.78%) Oracle Payables
6 4 (0.78%) Oracle Receivables
7 3 (0.59%) Dynamics AX
7 3 (0.59%) SAP Oil and Gas
8 2 (0.39%) SAP APO
8 2 (0.39%) SAP LE
8 2 (0.39%) SAP Retail
8 2 (0.39%) SAP SD
8 2 (0.39%) Summit
Cloud Services
1 38 (7.45%) Amazon AWS
2 32 (6.27%) SaaS
3 29 (5.69%) Microsoft Azure
3 29 (5.69%) PaaS
4 28 (5.49%) Amazon EC2
4 28 (5.49%) IaaS
5 15 (2.94%) GitHub
6 5 (0.98%) Google Analytics
6 5 (0.98%) Office 365
7 2 (0.39%) Amazon CloudSearch
7 2 (0.39%) Amazon ElastiCache
7 2 (0.39%) Amazon SQS
7 2 (0.39%) Google Cloud Platform
7 2 (0.39%) Heroku
8 1 (0.20%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 24 (4.71%) Firewall
2 20 (3.92%) Internet
3 13 (2.55%) SAN
3 13 (2.55%) TCP/IP
4 7 (1.37%) HTTP
4 7 (1.37%) SSL
4 7 (1.37%) WAN
5 6 (1.18%) DAB
6 3 (0.59%) ATM
6 3 (0.59%) Cisco ASA
6 3 (0.59%) Cisco Nexus
6 3 (0.59%) IMAP
6 3 (0.59%) Kerberos
6 3 (0.59%) LDAP
6 3 (0.59%) OpenLDAP
6 3 (0.59%) S/MIME
6 3 (0.59%) SMTP
7 2 (0.39%) CTI
7 2 (0.39%) Skype
8 1 (0.20%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 123 (24.12%) SQL Server
2 73 (14.31%) MySQL
3 30 (5.88%) DB2
4 16 (3.14%) PostgreSQL
5 14 (2.75%) SQL Server 2008
6 11 (2.16%) Relational Database
7 10 (1.96%) NoSQL
8 8 (1.57%) SQL Server 2012
8 8 (1.57%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 7 (1.37%) MS Access
10 5 (0.98%) MongoDB
10 5 (0.98%) SQL Server Integration Services
11 4 (0.78%) SQL Server 2000
11 4 (0.78%) SQL Server 2005
11 4 (0.78%) VLDB
12 3 (0.59%) Power BI
12 3 (0.59%) SAP HANA
13 2 (0.39%) Amazon DynamoDB
13 2 (0.39%) BusinessObjects
13 2 (0.39%) Redis
Development Applications
1 48 (9.41%) Git (software)
2 19 (3.73%) Visual Studio
3 16 (3.14%) JUnit
4 12 (2.35%) Subversion
5 10 (1.96%) Gradle
5 10 (1.96%) Selenium
6 9 (1.76%) JIRA
6 9 (1.76%) Mercurial
7 8 (1.57%) GDB
7 8 (1.57%) Grunt
7 8 (1.57%) gulp
7 8 (1.57%) Team Foundation Server
8 7 (1.37%) QADirector
8 7 (1.37%) TestPartner
9 5 (0.98%) Android Studio
9 5 (0.98%) CocoaPods
9 5 (0.98%) Maven
10 4 (0.78%) Atlassian Bamboo
10 4 (0.78%) Talend Open Studio
10 4 (0.78%) Xcode
General
1 104 (20.39%) Finance
2 48 (9.41%) Retail
3 40 (7.84%) Publishing
4 30 (5.88%) Games
5 18 (3.53%) Telecoms
6 16 (3.14%) German Language
6 16 (3.14%) Marketing
7 15 (2.94%) Manufacturing
8 12 (2.35%) French Language
8 12 (2.35%) Local Government
9 7 (1.37%) Financial Institution
10 6 (1.18%) Advertising
10 6 (1.18%) Automotive
10 6 (1.18%) Banking
11 5 (0.98%) Investment Banking
11 5 (0.98%) Retail Banking
12 4 (0.78%) General Ledger
13 3 (0.59%) Military
13 3 (0.59%) Pharmaceutical
13 3 (0.59%) Swedish Language
Job Titles
1 230 (45.10%) Developer
2 82 (16.08%) Analyst
3 78 (15.29%) Graduate
4 67 (13.14%) Software Developer
5 51 (10.00%) Graduate Developer
5 51 (10.00%) Junior
6 45 (8.82%) Architect
6 45 (8.82%) Junior Developer
7 41 (8.04%) .NET Developer
7 41 (8.04%) Software Engineer
8 39 (7.65%) Business Analyst
9 32 (6.27%) PHP Developer
10 27 (5.29%) Java Developer
10 27 (5.29%) Technical Specialist
11 25 (4.90%) C# Developer
11 25 (4.90%) Programmer
12 23 (4.51%) Oracle Analyst
13 22 (4.31%) C# Software Developer
13 22 (4.31%) Graduate Software Developer
13 22 (4.31%) Senior Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 147 (28.82%) HTML
2 143 (28.04%) .NET
3 128 (25.10%) CSS
4 82 (16.08%) jQuery
5 80 (15.69%) ASP.NET
6 63 (12.35%) XML
7 62 (12.16%) HTML5
7 62 (12.16%) Web Services
8 46 (9.02%) CSS3
9 30 (5.88%) RESTful
10 27 (5.29%) ASP.NET MVC
10 27 (5.29%) REST
11 24 (4.71%) LAMP
12 23 (4.51%) AngularJS
13 22 (4.31%) .NET Framework
14 20 (3.92%) JSON
14 20 (3.92%) Twitter Bootstrap
14 20 (3.92%) WPF
15 18 (3.53%) J2EE
15 18 (3.53%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 72 (14.12%) Mathematics
2 65 (12.75%) Data Centre
3 46 (9.02%) Analytical Skills
4 39 (7.65%) Physics
5 37 (7.25%) CMDB
6 24 (4.71%) Mobile App
7 22 (4.31%) Management Information System
8 20 (3.92%) Algorithms
9 18 (3.53%) User Experience
10 16 (3.14%) Blackberry
10 16 (3.14%) Enterprise Software
11 15 (2.94%) Mobile Computing
12 14 (2.75%) Chemistry
13 13 (2.55%) Clustering
13 13 (2.55%) Statistics
14 12 (2.35%) CUDA
14 12 (2.35%) Data Structures
15 11 (2.16%) Virtual Team
16 9 (1.76%) Public Cloud
17 7 (1.37%) Artificial Intelligence
Operating Systems
1 74 (14.51%) Windows
2 71 (13.92%) Linux
3 44 (8.63%) Apple iOS
4 36 (7.06%) Android
5 35 (6.86%) Unix
6 21 (4.12%) Windows Mobile
7 17 (3.33%) Solaris
8 16 (3.14%) SUSE
9 15 (2.94%) Mac OS X
10 13 (2.55%) AIX
10 13 (2.55%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 10 (1.96%) Debian
11 10 (1.96%) Ubuntu
12 9 (1.76%) Windows Server
13 8 (1.57%) Windows 7
14 3 (0.59%) CentOS
15 1 (0.20%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 180 (35.29%) Software Engineering
2 112 (21.96%) Agile Software Development
3 71 (13.92%) Web Development
4 69 (13.53%) OO
5 63 (12.35%) Project Management
6 62 (12.16%) MVC
7 60 (11.76%) Technical Architecture
8 56 (10.98%) Continuous Improvement
9 55 (10.78%) TOGAF
10 50 (9.80%) Service Delivery
11 47 (9.22%) Presales
11 47 (9.22%) Requirements Analysis
12 46 (9.02%) Line Management
13 45 (8.82%) Migration
14 43 (8.43%) Open Source
14 43 (8.43%) Scrum
15 42 (8.24%) ITIL
16 39 (7.65%) Zachman Framework
17 34 (6.67%) CRM
18 30 (5.88%) OOP
Programming Languages
1 189 (37.06%) SQL
2 161 (31.57%) C#
3 150 (29.41%) JavaScript
4 125 (24.51%) Java
5 88 (17.25%) C++
6 63 (12.35%) PHP
7 45 (8.82%) VB.NET
8 26 (5.10%) C
9 23 (4.51%) Objective-C
10 22 (4.31%) Python
11 19 (3.73%) Perl
12 14 (2.75%) PHP 5
12 14 (2.75%) XAML
13 13 (2.55%) Shell Script
14 12 (2.35%) Apple Swift
14 12 (2.35%) PL/SQL
14 12 (2.35%) VB
15 11 (2.16%) Go
16 10 (1.96%) T-SQL
17 9 (1.76%) VBA
Qualifications
1 471 (92.35%) Degree
2 48 (9.41%) ISEB
3 24 (4.71%) PMI Certification
3 24 (4.71%) PMP
4 23 (4.51%) Microsoft Certification
5 12 (2.35%) Cisco Certification
6 9 (1.76%) CCNA
6 9 (1.76%) Security Cleared
6 9 (1.76%) Sun Certification
7 8 (1.57%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
8 7 (1.37%) ISEB Practitioner
8 7 (1.37%) MCSD
8 7 (1.37%) MCTS
9 6 (1.18%) ITIL Certification
10 5 (0.98%) CISSP
10 5 (0.98%) SC Cleared
11 4 (0.78%) MCAD
11 4 (0.78%) MCP
12 3 (0.59%) CCIE
12 3 (0.59%) CCSP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 24 (4.71%) QA
2 6 (1.18%) GxP
2 6 (1.18%) Sarbanes-Oxley
3 4 (0.78%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 4 (0.78%) TickIT
4 3 (0.59%) ISO 9000
5 2 (0.39%) HMG Security Policy Framework
5 2 (0.39%) PCI DSS
6 1 (0.20%) Data Quality
6 1 (0.20%) ISO 9001
6 1 (0.20%) SLA
System Software
1 27 (5.29%) VMware Infrastructure
2 26 (5.10%) Virtual Machines
3 19 (3.73%) Firmware
4 12 (2.35%) Cygwin
5 7 (1.37%) Docker
6 5 (0.98%) Hyper-V
7 3 (0.59%) Sendmail
8 1 (0.20%) Active Directory
8 1 (0.20%) Squid
Systems Management
1 26 (5.10%) SCVMM
2 13 (2.55%) NetBackup
2 13 (2.55%) Oracle RMAN
2 13 (2.55%) Oracle ZFS
2 13 (2.55%) Tivoli Storage Manager
2 13 (2.55%) Unicenter
3 8 (1.57%) SCOrch
3 8 (1.57%) vRealize
4 2 (0.39%) Kubernetes
5 1 (0.20%) Ansible
5 1 (0.20%) HP Quality Center
5 1 (0.20%) Opscode Chef
5 1 (0.20%) Puppet
Vendors
1 117 (22.94%) Microsoft
2 76 (14.90%) Oracle
3 30 (5.88%) IBM
4 29 (5.69%) HP
5 28 (5.49%) Google
6 27 (5.29%) Cisco
6 27 (5.29%) VMware
7 24 (4.71%) CheckPoint
7 24 (4.71%) Juniper
8 22 (4.31%) Sun
9 17 (3.33%) BMC
9 17 (3.33%) Citrix
9 17 (3.33%) EMC
9 17 (3.33%) NetApp
10 15 (2.94%) SAP
11 13 (2.55%) CA
11 13 (2.55%) Veritas
11 13 (2.55%) Xamarin
12 10 (1.96%) Zend
13 7 (1.37%) Brocade
Leamington Spa, Warwickshire
ECS Recruitment Group Ltd
Salary: Excellent Benefits
Posted: 9 hours ago
West Midlands
SH Professional
Posted: 9 hours ago
Bromsgrove, Worcestershire
Big Red Recruitment
Salary: £20000 - £35000 per annum + profit share + pension + healthcare
Posted: Yesterday
Staffordshire
Searchability
Salary: £20000 - £43000 per annum
Posted: 14 hours ago
Rugby, Warwickshire
Mortimer Spinks
Salary: £18000 - £30000 per annum + Excellent Benefits + Training
Posted: 2 days ago
Stoke-On-Trent, Staffordshire
Searchability
Salary: £17000 - £22000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
West Midlands
Applause IT Innovation
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + Pension, Bonus, Holiday
Posted: Yesterday
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Audentia Recruitment LTD
Salary: From £20,000 to £25,000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Stafford, Staffordshire
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
BARCLAY ANDERSON LIMITED
Salary: Up to £30,000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Warwick, Warwickshire
Real Time Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 25,000 - 45,000
Posted: 6 days ago
Telford, Shropshire
Proto Labs Limited
Salary: From £55,000 to £65,000 per annum (Negotiable)
Posted: 9 days ago
Burton-On-Trent, Staffordshire
Bluetownonline
Posted: 5 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Robert Walters
Salary: £28000 - £30000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Warwick
Computer Futures
Salary: competitive
Posted: 12 days ago
Stoke-On-Trent, Staffordshire
Uniting Ambition
Salary: £22.5k - 26k per year + Bonus
Posted: 2 days ago
Stratford-upon-Avon
Bluetown Online LTD
Posted: 19 days ago
West Midlands
Interquest - IQ Tech
Salary: £45000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Birmingham
Bluetown Online LTD
Posted: 22 days ago