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 28 January 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
28 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Computer Science (Computing Science)
Rank 107 58 66
Rank change year-on-year
-49 +8
Permanent jobs citing Computer Science 108 162 181
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 2.19% 3.66% 3.79%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 8.14% 11.75% 12.61%
Number of salaries quoted 101 142 170
Average salary £31,250 £35,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-10.71% -
90% offered a salary of more than £19,350 £22,500 £22,350
10% offered a salary of more than £51,250 £52,500 £55,600
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +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
1326 1379 1435
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 26.91% 31.18% 30.03%
Number of salaries quoted 1120 1128 1273
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +14.28%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £23,950 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £53,900 £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 28 January 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 28 January 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 -25 36 £32,500 -27.77% 14
Staffordshire +17 26 £27,500 -8.33%
Warwickshire -13 18 £45,000 +38.46% 2
Worcestershire +1 8 £19,000 -24.00% 2
Coventry -27 8 £29,500 -41.00%
Solihull +7 5 £25,000 -33.33% 3
Walsall -2 3 £82,500 -
Herefordshire - 3 £19,000 -
Shropshire -16 1 £35,000 +75.00% 2
Computer Science
England

Computer Science
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 28 January 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.

1 233 (78.98%) Degree
2 142 (48.14%) SQL Server
3 124 (42.03%) SQL
4 120 (40.68%) C#
5 119 (40.34%) .NET
6 103 (34.92%) HTML
7 90 (30.51%) JavaScript
8 85 (28.81%) Software Engineering
9 75 (25.42%) ASP.NET
10 69 (23.39%) Finance
10 69 (23.39%) Agile Software Development
11 68 (23.05%) CSS
11 68 (23.05%) XML
12 59 (20.00%) Microsoft
13 53 (17.97%) Java
14 52 (17.63%) MVC
15 51 (17.29%) VB.NET
15 51 (17.29%) Mathematics
16 50 (16.95%) Analytical Skills
17 47 (15.93%) Windows
18 40 (13.56%) Web Services
19 38 (12.88%) C++
19 38 (12.88%) Web Development
20 37 (12.54%) OO
20 37 (12.54%) MS Excel
21 35 (11.86%) jQuery
22 34 (11.53%) VB
23 31 (10.51%) PHP
24 30 (10.17%) Oracle
25 27 (9.15%) Project Management

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

For the 6 months to 28 January 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 19 (6.44%) Tomcat
2 12 (4.07%) JBoss
3 10 (3.39%) SharePoint
3 10 (3.39%) Apache
4 8 (2.71%) WebSphere
5 6 (2.03%) CMS
6 5 (1.69%) IIS
7 3 (1.02%) WebLogic
7 3 (1.02%) BizTalk Server
8 2 (0.68%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
8 2 (0.68%) Drupal
8 2 (0.68%) Oracle Service Bus
9 1 (0.34%) Lync
9 1 (0.34%) Exchange Server 2010
9 1 (0.34%) Exchange Server 2013
9 1 (0.34%) MS Exchange
9 1 (0.34%) IBM Notes
9 1 (0.34%) Lotus Domino
Applications
1 37 (12.54%) MS Excel
2 19 (6.44%) MS Office
3 6 (2.03%) MS PowerPoint
4 5 (1.69%) TargetLink
5 4 (1.36%) MS Project
6 3 (1.02%) Photoshop
6 3 (1.02%) Adobe Creative Suite
7 1 (0.34%) Simulink
Business Applications
1 3 (1.02%) Dynamics CRM
2 2 (0.68%) Magento
3 1 (0.34%) Dynamics AX
3 1 (0.34%) Cognos Business Intelligence
3 1 (0.34%) SAP SD
3 1 (0.34%) Cognos TM1
Cloud Services
1 9 (3.05%) SaaS
2 7 (2.37%) SuccessFactors
3 2 (0.68%) Microsoft Azure
4 1 (0.34%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 13 (4.41%) Firewall
2 11 (3.73%) TCP/IP
3 10 (3.39%) Internet
4 9 (3.05%) DNS
5 8 (2.71%) HTTPS
6 6 (2.03%) LAN
6 6 (2.03%) WAN
7 4 (1.36%) VoIP
7 4 (1.36%) WLAN
7 4 (1.36%) VPN
7 4 (1.36%) EIGRP
7 4 (1.36%) VRRP
7 4 (1.36%) Wireless
7 4 (1.36%) HSRP
8 3 (1.02%) BIG-IP
9 2 (0.68%) Wireshark
9 2 (0.68%) Unified Communications
9 2 (0.68%) Wi-Fi
9 2 (0.68%) SAN
9 2 (0.68%) Ethernet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 142 (48.14%) SQL Server
2 25 (8.47%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 22 (7.46%) MySQL
3 22 (7.46%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 16 (5.42%) SQL Server 2008
5 13 (4.41%) Relational Database
6 11 (3.73%) RDBMS
7 10 (3.39%) Data Warehouse
8 9 (3.05%) SQL Server Analysis Services
9 7 (2.37%) SQL Server 2005
10 5 (1.69%) Microsoft Analysis Services
10 5 (1.69%) Data Mining
10 5 (1.69%) MS Access
10 5 (1.69%) Oracle Database
10 5 (1.69%) Oracle Database 11g
11 4 (1.36%) Crystal Reports
12 3 (1.02%) SQL Server 2012
13 2 (0.68%) HBase
13 2 (0.68%) Big Data
13 2 (0.68%) Impala
Development Applications
1 23 (7.80%) Visual Studio
2 9 (3.05%) Git (software)
3 7 (2.37%) Eclipse
4 5 (1.69%) Jenkins
5 4 (1.36%) VSS/SourceSafe
5 4 (1.36%) JUnit
5 4 (1.36%) Team Foundation Server
5 4 (1.36%) Maven
6 3 (1.02%) Hudson
6 3 (1.02%) Mercurial
6 3 (1.02%) CruiseControl
6 3 (1.02%) Talend Open Studio
7 2 (0.68%) Artifactory
7 2 (0.68%) RequisitePro
7 2 (0.68%) Ant
7 2 (0.68%) PHPUnit
7 2 (0.68%) Rational DOORS
7 2 (0.68%) JIRA
7 2 (0.68%) Selenium
8 1 (0.34%) Eclipse RCP
General
1 69 (23.39%) Finance
2 17 (5.76%) Retail
3 14 (4.75%) Automotive
4 13 (4.41%) Manufacturing
5 11 (3.73%) Electronics
6 7 (2.37%) Financial Institution
7 6 (2.03%) Pharmaceutical
8 5 (1.69%) Legal
9 3 (1.02%) Aerospace
10 2 (0.68%) Law
10 2 (0.68%) Telecoms
10 2 (0.68%) Games
10 2 (0.68%) Marketing
11 1 (0.34%) French Language
11 1 (0.34%) German Language
11 1 (0.34%) Spanish Language
11 1 (0.34%) Banking
11 1 (0.34%) Advertising
11 1 (0.34%) Investment Banking
11 1 (0.34%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 153 (51.86%) Developer
2 68 (23.05%) Analyst
3 51 (17.29%) .NET Developer
4 48 (16.27%) Graduate
5 44 (14.92%) Junior
6 43 (14.58%) C# Developer
7 34 (11.53%) Support Analyst
7 34 (11.53%) Graduate Developer
8 31 (10.51%) Junior Developer
9 30 (10.17%) Software Developer
10 24 (8.14%) C# .NET Developer
11 21 (7.12%) Web Developer
12 20 (6.78%) Applications Support
12 20 (6.78%) Senior Developer
13 16 (5.42%) Architect
13 16 (5.42%) Java Developer
13 16 (5.42%) ASP.NET Developer
13 16 (5.42%) Junior Software Developer
14 15 (5.08%) Junior .NET Developer
14 15 (5.08%) Business Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 119 (40.34%) .NET
2 103 (34.92%) HTML
3 75 (25.42%) ASP.NET
4 68 (23.05%) CSS
4 68 (23.05%) XML
5 40 (13.56%) Web Services
6 35 (11.86%) jQuery
7 25 (8.47%) XSLT
8 24 (8.14%) ASP.NET MVC
9 23 (7.80%) HTML5
10 22 (7.46%) Ajax
11 20 (6.78%) WPF
12 19 (6.44%) DHTML
13 18 (6.10%) CSS3
14 14 (4.75%) J2EE
14 14 (4.75%) WCF
15 12 (4.07%) LINQ
16 10 (3.39%) Hibernate
16 10 (3.39%) Spring
17 9 (3.05%) Struts
Miscellaneous
1 51 (17.29%) Mathematics
2 50 (16.95%) Analytical Skills
3 19 (6.44%) Physics
3 19 (6.44%) Smartcard
4 10 (3.39%) Economics
5 8 (2.71%) User Experience
5 8 (2.71%) Algorithms
6 7 (2.37%) GIS
6 7 (2.37%) Management Information System
7 6 (2.03%) Data Structures
8 5 (1.69%) Mobile App
9 4 (1.36%) Client/Server
9 4 (1.36%) Web 2.0
10 3 (1.02%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
10 3 (1.02%) Statistics
10 3 (1.02%) Open Source
10 3 (1.02%) Data Integration
11 2 (0.68%) Remote Sensing
11 2 (0.68%) Enterprise Software
11 2 (0.68%) Telematics
Operating Systems
1 47 (15.93%) Windows
2 25 (8.47%) Linux
3 18 (6.10%) Windows Server 2008
4 16 (5.42%) Windows Server 2003
5 15 (5.08%) Windows XP
6 12 (4.07%) UNIX
7 3 (1.02%) Apple iOS
8 2 (0.68%) CentOS
8 2 (0.68%) Windows 7
8 2 (0.68%) VxWorks
8 2 (0.68%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 85 (28.81%) Software Engineering
2 69 (23.39%) Agile Software Development
3 52 (17.63%) MVC
4 38 (12.88%) Web Development
5 37 (12.54%) OO
6 27 (9.15%) Project Management
7 24 (8.14%) Cyber Security
8 23 (7.80%) OOP
9 20 (6.78%) Business Intelligence
10 15 (5.08%) Software Testing
11 14 (4.75%) CAD
12 13 (4.41%) Mentoring
13 12 (4.07%) CRM
13 12 (4.07%) Business Analysis
14 11 (3.73%) Requirements Management
14 11 (3.73%) Change Management
14 11 (3.73%) Analytics
15 10 (3.39%) Scrum
15 10 (3.39%) Configuration Management
15 10 (3.39%) Data Modelling
Programming Languages
1 124 (42.03%) SQL
2 120 (40.68%) C#
3 90 (30.51%) JavaScript
4 53 (17.97%) Java
5 51 (17.29%) VB.NET
6 38 (12.88%) C++
7 34 (11.53%) VB
8 31 (10.51%) PHP
9 18 (6.10%) C
10 14 (4.75%) XAML
11 11 (3.73%) PHP5
12 7 (2.37%) PL/SQL
12 7 (2.37%) T-SQL
12 7 (2.37%) VBScript
12 7 (2.37%) Python
13 6 (2.03%) Perl
14 5 (1.69%) Embedded C
14 5 (1.69%) Shell Script
14 5 (1.69%) Objective-C
15 4 (1.36%) VB6
Qualifications
1 233 (78.98%) Degree
2 17 (5.76%) Microsoft Certification
3 11 (3.73%) ISEB
4 10 (3.39%) Cisco Certification
5 9 (3.05%) Sun Certification
5 9 (3.05%) OCPJP
5 9 (3.05%) OCMJD
5 9 (3.05%) ISTQB
6 6 (2.03%) CCNA
7 5 (1.69%) Six Sigma Black Belt
7 5 (1.69%) MCSE
8 4 (1.36%) HND
9 2 (0.68%) MCP
9 2 (0.68%) MCSD
9 2 (0.68%) Security Cleared
9 2 (0.68%) ITIL Certification
10 1 (0.34%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
10 1 (0.34%) SC Cleared
10 1 (0.34%) HNC
10 1 (0.34%) Postgraduate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 24 (8.14%) QA
2 4 (1.36%) SLA
3 3 (1.02%) WAI
3 3 (1.02%) IEC 61508
4 2 (0.68%) COBIT
5 1 (0.34%) Data Quality
System Software
1 4 (1.36%) Active Directory
2 3 (1.02%) vSphere
2 3 (1.02%) VMware ESXi
3 2 (0.68%) Apache ZooKeeper
3 2 (0.68%) Docker
4 1 (0.34%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 7 (2.37%) Puppet
2 5 (1.69%) SCCM
3 3 (1.02%) WSUS
3 3 (1.02%) Opscode Chef
4 2 (0.68%) HP Quality Center
4 2 (0.68%) Vagrant
Vendors
1 59 (20.00%) Microsoft
2 30 (10.17%) Oracle
3 11 (3.73%) Cisco
4 9 (3.05%) Sun
4 9 (3.05%) VMware
5 5 (1.69%) Business Objects
6 4 (1.36%) SAP
6 4 (1.36%) IBM
6 4 (1.36%) HP
6 4 (1.36%) Avaya
6 4 (1.36%) Kaseya
6 4 (1.36%) CheckPoint
6 4 (1.36%) SonicWALL
7 3 (1.02%) BT
7 3 (1.02%) Talend
7 3 (1.02%) Informatica
7 3 (1.02%) Adobe
8 2 (0.68%) Red Hat
8 2 (0.68%) Apple
8 2 (0.68%) Sage
Warwick, Warwickshire
RecruitmentRevolution.com Limited
Salary: Up to £45,000 per annum + Significant Bonus (£75,000)
Posted: 7 hours ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Senitor Associates
Salary: £20000 - £22000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 11 hours ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Spring Technology
Salary: £25000.00 - £40000.00 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Solihull, West Midlands (County)
Oracle Corporation UK Ltd
Salary: Competitive
Posted: Yesterday
City, Birmingham
Metail
Posted: Yesterday
Telford
Recruitment Revolution Limited
Salary: £38,000 - £40,000 Dependant on experience + Private Healthcare + Pension Scheme
Posted: 2 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Spring Technology
Salary: £25000.00 - £45000.00 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Spring Technology
Salary: £25000.00 - £45000.00 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Spring Technology
Salary: £25000.00 - £45000.00 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Solihull, West Midlands (County)
Spring Technology
Salary: £40000.00 - £50000.00 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Solihull, West Midlands (County)
Spring Technology
Salary: £25000.00 - £35000.00 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Birmingham
Fenwick Ryan Ltd
Salary: £25000 - £40000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Telford, Shropshire
Experis Ltd
Salary: £21000.00 - £25000.00 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Bromsgrove, Worcestershire
Big Red Recruitment
Salary: £18000 - £20000 per annum + pension + bonus
Posted: 2 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Senitor Associates
Salary: £20000 - £22000 per annum + excellent package + Training!
Posted: 5 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Robert Walters
Salary: £25000 - £28000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Nuneaton, Warwickshire
Big Red Recruitment
Salary: £15000 - £20000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Birmingham
Fenwick Ryan Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 12 days ago
Birmingham
Fenwick Ryan Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 12 days ago
Birmingham
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Salary: £50000 - £55000 per annum + 31 Days Holiday!
Posted: 14 days ago