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 20 January 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
20 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Computer Science (Computing Science)
England / West Midlands
Rank 80 65 122
Rank change year-on-year
-15 +57
Permanent jobs citing Computer Science 154 193 101
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 3.15% 3.68% 2.01%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 8.84% 10.92% 6.14%
Number of salaries quoted 114 170 95
Median salary £35,000 £35,000 £31,750
Median salary % change year-on-year
- +10.23%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,000 £22,500 £19,550
10% offered a salary of more than £68,000 £70,000 £48,850
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £39,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+1.26% -1.25%

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
1742 1768 1646
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 35.65% 33.72% 32.69%
Number of salaries quoted 1278 1380 1413
Median salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £60,000 £60,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £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 20 January 2017.

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 20 January 2017. 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 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 -4 74 £27,500 -26.66% 4
Warwickshire -4 19 £35,000 -6.66% 5
Staffordshire -14 19 £47,500 +64.86% 2
Coventry -1 14 £47,500 +86.27% 7
Solihull -14 4 £34,250 -19.41% 2
Dudley +17 3 £37,500 +27.11%
Shropshire -6 3 £38,500 - 1
Worcestershire -18 3 £23,000 +15.00%
Wolverhampton - 3 £75,000 - 1
Walsall +14 2 - -
Herefordshire - 1 £45,000 -
Computer Science
England

Computer Science
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 20 January 2017, 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.

1 332 (83.63%) Degree
2 176 (44.33%) Software Engineering
3 129 (32.49%) JavaScript
3 129 (32.49%) SQL
4 123 (30.98%) HTML
5 120 (30.23%) .NET
6 112 (28.21%) C#
6 112 (28.21%) CSS
7 97 (24.43%) Agile Software Development
8 91 (22.92%) SQL Server
9 90 (22.67%) Java
9 90 (22.67%) Finance
10 87 (21.91%) Continuous Improvement
10 87 (21.91%) Data Centre
11 74 (18.64%) Service Delivery
12 73 (18.39%) ITIL
13 72 (18.14%) Web Development
13 72 (18.14%) Mathematics
14 67 (16.88%) MySQL
15 64 (16.12%) MS Excel
16 63 (15.87%) ASP.NET
17 60 (15.11%) Cisco
17 60 (15.11%) HP
17 60 (15.11%) CheckPoint
17 60 (15.11%) jQuery
18 59 (14.86%) MVC
19 57 (14.36%) Oracle
20 56 (14.11%) Project Management
21 55 (13.85%) Retail
22 54 (13.60%) VMware

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 12 (3.02%) IIS
2 7 (1.76%) Drupal
2 7 (1.76%) Umbraco
3 6 (1.51%) Elasticsearch
4 3 (0.76%) ArcGIS
4 3 (0.76%) WordPress
5 2 (0.50%) CMS
5 2 (0.50%) nginx
5 2 (0.50%) OpenEdge
5 2 (0.50%) SharePoint
5 2 (0.50%) Tomcat
6 1 (0.25%) Apache
6 1 (0.25%) Apache Pig
6 1 (0.25%) Apache Solr
6 1 (0.25%) Apache Spark
6 1 (0.25%) GlassFish
6 1 (0.25%) Jetty
6 1 (0.25%) SAS
Applications
1 64 (16.12%) MS Excel
2 13 (3.27%) MS Office
3 3 (0.76%) MS PowerPoint
4 1 (0.25%) Blender
4 1 (0.25%) CATIA
Business Applications
1 15 (3.78%) Sentinel
2 9 (2.27%) Magento
3 4 (1.01%) Oracle 11i
3 4 (1.01%) Oracle EBS R12
4 3 (0.76%) Oracle EBS
4 3 (0.76%) Oracle Financials
5 2 (0.50%) Dynamics CRM
5 2 (0.50%) Shopify
6 1 (0.25%) ENOVIA
6 1 (0.25%) OpenCart
6 1 (0.25%) Oracle Applications
6 1 (0.25%) Oracle Assets
6 1 (0.25%) Oracle Cash Management
6 1 (0.25%) Oracle General Ledger
6 1 (0.25%) Oracle Payables
6 1 (0.25%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
6 1 (0.25%) Oracle Receivables
6 1 (0.25%) Salesforce.com CRM
6 1 (0.25%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 48 (12.09%) Amazon AWS
2 45 (11.34%) Microsoft Azure
3 40 (10.08%) Amazon EC2
3 40 (10.08%) IaaS
3 40 (10.08%) PaaS
4 19 (4.79%) SaaS
5 10 (2.52%) GitHub
6 3 (0.76%) Office 365
7 2 (0.50%) Google Cloud Platform
Communications & Networking
1 33 (8.31%) Firewall
2 31 (7.81%) WAN
3 20 (5.04%) LAN
3 20 (5.04%) OSPF
4 11 (2.77%) Internet
5 10 (2.52%) TCP/IP
6 4 (1.01%) HTTP
7 2 (0.50%) DHCP
7 2 (0.50%) DNS
7 2 (0.50%) SSL
7 2 (0.50%) tcpdump
8 1 (0.25%) Bluetooth
8 1 (0.25%) DAB
8 1 (0.25%) Ethernet
8 1 (0.25%) Network Security
8 1 (0.25%) NFC
8 1 (0.25%) RS-232
8 1 (0.25%) Skype
8 1 (0.25%) Wi-Fi
8 1 (0.25%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 91 (22.92%) SQL Server
2 67 (16.88%) MySQL
3 29 (7.30%) DB2
4 21 (5.29%) Relational Database
5 20 (5.04%) NoSQL
6 15 (3.78%) MongoDB
7 10 (2.52%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 10 (2.52%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 9 (2.27%) RDBMS
8 9 (2.27%) SQL Server 2008
9 8 (2.02%) SQL Server 2012
10 6 (1.51%) PostgreSQL
11 5 (1.26%) Riak
11 5 (1.26%) SQL Server 2000
11 5 (1.26%) SQL Server 2005
12 4 (1.01%) Apache Hive
12 4 (1.01%) Hadoop
13 3 (0.76%) Big Data
13 3 (0.76%) Data Warehouse
13 3 (0.76%) Neo4j
Development Applications
1 33 (8.31%) Git (software)
2 19 (4.79%) Selenium
3 14 (3.53%) Jenkins
3 14 (3.53%) Visual Studio
4 11 (2.77%) Subversion
5 10 (2.52%) JUnit
6 9 (2.27%) TeamCity
7 7 (1.76%) Mercurial
8 6 (1.51%) GDB
8 6 (1.51%) Grunt
8 6 (1.51%) gulp
8 6 (1.51%) WebDriver
9 4 (1.01%) Cucumber
9 4 (1.01%) LoadRunner
9 4 (1.01%) Visual Studio Team System
10 3 (0.76%) Concordion
10 3 (0.76%) FitNesse
10 3 (0.76%) JIRA
10 3 (0.76%) SoapUI
10 3 (0.76%) TestNG
General
1 90 (22.67%) Finance
2 55 (13.85%) Retail
3 41 (10.33%) Publishing
4 18 (4.53%) Marketing
5 11 (2.77%) Automotive
6 7 (1.76%) Advertising
6 7 (1.76%) Manufacturing
7 3 (0.76%) Games
7 3 (0.76%) Telecoms
8 2 (0.50%) Back Office
8 2 (0.50%) Electronics
8 2 (0.50%) French Language
8 2 (0.50%) German Language
8 2 (0.50%) Legal
8 2 (0.50%) Swedish Language
9 1 (0.25%) Banking
9 1 (0.25%) Brand Awareness
9 1 (0.25%) General Ledger
9 1 (0.25%) Investment Banking
9 1 (0.25%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 172 (43.32%) Developer
2 73 (18.39%) Graduate
3 55 (13.85%) Analyst
4 41 (10.33%) Architect
5 40 (10.08%) .NET Developer
6 37 (9.32%) Graduate Developer
7 33 (8.31%) Graduate Analyst
7 33 (8.31%) Junior
8 31 (7.81%) Junior Developer
9 29 (7.30%) Java Developer
9 29 (7.30%) PHP Developer
10 27 (6.80%) C# Developer
10 27 (6.80%) Technical Analyst
11 26 (6.55%) Graduate Technical Analyst
11 26 (6.55%) Solutions Architect
12 24 (6.05%) Graduate .NET Developer
13 21 (5.29%) Software Engineer
14 19 (4.79%) C# .NET Developer
14 19 (4.79%) Software Developer
15 18 (4.53%) JavaScript Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 123 (30.98%) HTML
2 120 (30.23%) .NET
3 112 (28.21%) CSS
4 63 (15.87%) ASP.NET
5 60 (15.11%) jQuery
6 42 (10.58%) HTML5
7 41 (10.33%) Web Services
8 35 (8.82%) XML
9 25 (6.30%) AngularJS
9 25 (6.30%) ASP.NET MVC
10 24 (6.05%) CSS3
11 18 (4.53%) Spring
12 17 (4.28%) ASP.NET Web Forms
13 16 (4.03%) Ajax
13 16 (4.03%) SOAP
14 15 (3.78%) .NET Framework
14 15 (3.78%) Hibernate
14 15 (3.78%) React
15 14 (3.53%) J2EE
16 10 (2.52%) WCF
Miscellaneous
1 87 (21.91%) Data Centre
2 72 (18.14%) Mathematics
3 44 (11.08%) Physics
4 42 (10.58%) Analytical Skills
5 40 (10.08%) CMDB
6 24 (6.05%) Enterprise Software
7 18 (4.53%) User Experience
8 14 (3.53%) Management Information System
9 11 (2.77%) Public Cloud
10 10 (2.52%) Data Structures
11 9 (2.27%) Algorithms
12 7 (1.76%) Artificial Intelligence
12 7 (1.76%) Inversion of Control
12 7 (1.76%) N-Tier
13 6 (1.51%) Mobile App
14 5 (1.26%) Statistics
15 4 (1.01%) Credit Risk
15 4 (1.01%) CUDA
15 4 (1.01%) Economics
15 4 (1.01%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 36 (9.07%) Linux
2 32 (8.06%) Windows
3 14 (3.53%) Unix
4 13 (3.27%) Windows 10
5 12 (3.02%) Windows 7
6 9 (2.27%) Android
7 8 (2.02%) Apple iOS
7 8 (2.02%) Windows 8
8 4 (1.01%) Mac OS X
8 4 (1.01%) Windows Server
9 2 (0.50%) Windows Mobile
10 1 (0.25%) Embedded Linux
10 1 (0.25%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 176 (44.33%) Software Engineering
2 97 (24.43%) Agile Software Development
3 87 (21.91%) Continuous Improvement
4 74 (18.64%) Service Delivery
5 73 (18.39%) ITIL
6 72 (18.14%) Web Development
7 59 (14.86%) MVC
8 56 (14.11%) Project Management
9 52 (13.10%) Line Management
10 51 (12.85%) Presales
10 51 (12.85%) Requirements Analysis
11 48 (12.09%) PRINCE2
12 44 (11.08%) Service Management
13 43 (10.83%) TOGAF
14 42 (10.58%) Technical Architecture
15 41 (10.33%) OO
16 40 (10.08%) Gantt Chart
16 40 (10.08%) ITIL V3
16 40 (10.08%) Root Cause Analysis
16 40 (10.08%) Zachman Framework
Programming Languages
1 129 (32.49%) JavaScript
1 129 (32.49%) SQL
2 112 (28.21%) C#
3 90 (22.67%) Java
4 52 (13.10%) PHP
5 31 (7.81%) VB.NET
6 30 (7.56%) C++
7 27 (6.80%) T-SQL
8 23 (5.79%) PowerShell
9 21 (5.29%) Python
10 16 (4.03%) Erlang
11 14 (3.53%) C
12 13 (3.27%) Go
13 12 (3.02%) Ruby
14 10 (2.52%) R
15 9 (2.27%) Clojure
15 9 (2.27%) F#
15 9 (2.27%) Haskell
16 7 (1.76%) VB
17 6 (1.51%) Scala
Qualifications
1 332 (83.63%) Degree
2 46 (11.59%) ISEB
3 40 (10.08%) PMI Certification
3 40 (10.08%) PMP
4 22 (5.54%) Microsoft Certification
5 20 (5.04%) ITIL Certification
6 19 (4.79%) MCP
7 14 (3.53%) Security Cleared
8 13 (3.27%) SC Cleared
9 12 (3.02%) MCSE
10 11 (2.77%) CCNA
10 11 (2.77%) Cisco Certification
11 9 (2.27%) MCSD
12 8 (2.02%) Sun Certification
13 7 (1.76%) ISTQB
13 7 (1.76%) MCAD
13 7 (1.76%) MCTS
14 6 (1.51%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
15 4 (1.01%) PRINCE2 Certification
16 3 (0.76%) CSQA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 37 (9.32%) QA
2 5 (1.26%) COBIT
3 3 (0.76%) SLA
4 2 (0.50%) Data Quality
4 2 (0.50%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 1 (0.25%) GxP
5 1 (0.25%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 46 (11.59%) VMware Infrastructure
2 40 (10.08%) Virtual Machines
3 12 (3.02%) Active Directory
4 8 (2.02%) Docker
5 4 (1.01%) Cygwin
6 2 (0.50%) Samba
6 2 (0.50%) Squid
7 1 (0.25%) Apache ZooKeeper
7 1 (0.25%) Firmware
7 1 (0.25%) HDFS
7 1 (0.25%) Virtual Servers
Systems Management
1 40 (10.08%) SCVMM
2 12 (3.02%) SCCM
3 11 (2.77%) SCOrch
3 11 (2.77%) vRealize
4 2 (0.50%) Ansible
4 2 (0.50%) Kubernetes
4 2 (0.50%) Opscode Chef
4 2 (0.50%) Puppet
5 1 (0.25%) Hadoop YARN
5 1 (0.25%) Nessus
5 1 (0.25%) Nmap
Vendors
1 60 (15.11%) CheckPoint
1 60 (15.11%) Cisco
1 60 (15.11%) HP
2 57 (14.36%) Oracle
3 54 (13.60%) VMware
4 51 (12.85%) Microsoft
5 40 (10.08%) Juniper
6 31 (7.81%) Fortinet
7 29 (7.30%) BMC
7 29 (7.30%) Citrix
7 29 (7.30%) EMC
7 29 (7.30%) IBM
7 29 (7.30%) NetApp
8 11 (2.77%) Brocade
8 11 (2.77%) F5
9 8 (2.02%) SAP
9 8 (2.02%) Sun
10 6 (1.51%) Google
11 2 (0.50%) Aprimo
11 2 (0.50%) Pega
Rugby, Warwickshire
Explore Recruitment Solutions
Posted: 17 hours ago
Wolverhampton, West Midlands (County)
Searchability
Salary: £22000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Rugby, Warwickshire
Oscar
Salary: £2000 - £30000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Stafford, Staffordshire
Oscar
Salary: £25000 - £45000 per annum + Attractive benefits package
Posted: Yesterday
Coventry
Nigel Frank International
Salary: £30000 - £31000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Stoke-On-Trent, Staffordshire
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 30,000 - 35,000 + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Oscar
Salary: £20000 - £30000 per annum + Benefits Scheme & Flexible Hours
Posted: Yesterday
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Go IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: From £24,000 to £27,000 per annum + excellent benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Coventry, West Midlands (County)
Aria Select Ltd
Salary: From £25,000 to £50,000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Warwickshire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £20000 - £25000 per annum + Additional Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Solihull
Energize Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: 7 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Aximis (West) Limited
Salary: From £50,000 to £55,000 per annum Up to £55K + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Coventry, West Midlands (County)
Aximis (West) Limited
Salary: From £50,000 to £55,000 per annum Up to £55K + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Coventry, West Midlands (County)
Exposed Solutions
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Coventry
Computer Futures
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum + Great Bonus Package
Posted: 9 days ago
Leamington Spa, Warwickshire
Nettitude
Posted: 3 days ago
Coventry, West Midlands (County)
Reed Technology
Salary: £65000 - £80000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Solihull
Applause IT Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £42000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 16 days ago
Coventry, West Midlands (County)
Reed Technology
Salary: £85000 - £100000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Nuneaton
Computer Futures
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 16 days ago
Birmingham
Computer Futures
Salary: competitive
Posted: 15 days ago