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

Location
3 months to
29 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Computer Science (Computing Science)
Rank 50 80 48
Rank change year-on-year
+30 -32
Permanent jobs citing Computer Science 264 179 247
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 4.51% 3.33% 4.45%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 13.99% 10.32% 12.20%
Number of salaries quoted 234 152 224
Average salary £34,000 £36,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-5.55% -15.29%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,800 £22,500 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £50,000 £68,500
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
1887 1734 2024
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 32.23% 32.28% 36.43%
Number of salaries quoted 1499 1420 1704
Average salary £37,500 £40,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-6.25% -
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £59,800 £60,000 £62,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

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 July 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 July 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 +22 84 £35,000 -12.50% 11
Warwickshire -3 41 £28,000 +24.44% 2
Staffordshire +30 39 £40,000 +33.33% 5
Coventry -2 36 £35,000 +7.69% 2
Worcestershire -10 24 £35,000 -9.67%
Solihull +16 16 £35,500 -5.33%
Shropshire -7 3 £26,500 +15.21% 1
Halesowen - 1 £25,000 -
West Bromwich - 1 - - 1
Wolverhampton - 1 £30,000 -
Computer Science
England

Computer Science
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 29 July 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.

1 352 (78.05%) Degree
2 257 (56.98%) C#
3 219 (48.56%) SQL
4 214 (47.45%) HTML
5 213 (47.23%) .NET
6 172 (38.14%) JavaScript
7 166 (36.81%) SQL Server
8 165 (36.59%) CSS
9 164 (36.36%) Software Engineering
10 153 (33.92%) Agile Software Development
11 139 (30.82%) Microsoft
12 119 (26.39%) C++
13 110 (24.39%) ASP.NET
14 98 (21.73%) MVC
15 94 (20.84%) Java
16 93 (20.62%) Finance
17 83 (18.40%) Windows
18 78 (17.29%) Mathematics
19 77 (17.07%) jQuery
20 73 (16.19%) XML
20 73 (16.19%) VB.NET
21 72 (15.96%) WCF
22 71 (15.74%) Visual Studio
23 65 (14.41%) OO
24 59 (13.08%) Linux
25 55 (12.20%) WPF
26 54 (11.97%) PHP
26 54 (11.97%) HTML5
27 51 (11.31%) MS Excel
28 50 (11.09%) Oracle

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

For the 6 months to 29 July 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 25 (5.54%) SharePoint
2 20 (4.43%) Node.js
3 19 (4.21%) IIS
4 10 (2.22%) WebLogic
5 9 (2.00%) WebSphere
6 6 (1.33%) Apache
7 5 (1.11%) MS Exchange
8 3 (0.67%) SAS
8 3 (0.67%) WordPress
9 2 (0.44%) Apache Pig
9 2 (0.44%) SharePoint 2013
9 2 (0.44%) Tomcat
9 2 (0.44%) CMS
10 1 (0.22%) OpenEdge
10 1 (0.22%) BizTalk Server
10 1 (0.22%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
10 1 (0.22%) Exchange Server 2013
10 1 (0.22%) Oracle Service Bus
10 1 (0.22%) Lync
10 1 (0.22%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 51 (11.31%) MS Excel
2 5 (1.11%) GNU Octave
3 4 (0.89%) Photoshop
4 3 (0.67%) MS PowerPoint
4 3 (0.67%) MS Visio
4 3 (0.67%) MS Office
5 2 (0.44%) SPSS
5 2 (0.44%) MS Project
6 1 (0.22%) GIMP
6 1 (0.22%) Adobe Illustrator
Business Applications
1 4 (0.89%) Dynamics CRM
1 4 (0.89%) Magento
2 3 (0.67%) Dynamics AX
3 1 (0.22%) SAP Business One
3 1 (0.22%) Odoo
3 1 (0.22%) Dynamics NAV
Cloud Services
1 19 (4.21%) SaaS
2 15 (3.33%) Microsoft Azure
3 8 (1.77%) Amazon AWS
4 7 (1.55%) Heroku
5 5 (1.11%) Cloud Computing
6 1 (0.22%) Google Analytics
6 1 (0.22%) Office 365
6 1 (0.22%) IaaS
6 1 (0.22%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 18 (3.99%) TCP/IP
2 17 (3.77%) Internet
3 7 (1.55%) Firewall
3 7 (1.55%) LAN
3 7 (1.55%) WAN
4 6 (1.33%) DNS
4 6 (1.33%) SAN
5 4 (0.89%) CTI
5 4 (0.89%) VoIP
6 3 (0.67%) VPN
6 3 (0.67%) Ethernet
6 3 (0.67%) HTTP
6 3 (0.67%) Wireless
7 2 (0.44%) Network Security
7 2 (0.44%) Wi-Fi
8 1 (0.22%) iSCSI
8 1 (0.22%) Cisco ASA
8 1 (0.22%) NAS
8 1 (0.22%) Fibre Channel
8 1 (0.22%) Modbus
Database & Business Intelligence
1 166 (36.81%) SQL Server
2 48 (10.64%) MySQL
3 25 (5.54%) NoSQL
4 20 (4.43%) Crystal Reports
5 18 (3.99%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 14 (3.10%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 13 (2.88%) MongoDB
7 13 (2.88%) SQL Server 2012
8 12 (2.66%) Oracle Database
8 12 (2.66%) Relational Database
8 12 (2.66%) SQLite
9 11 (2.44%) SQL Server 2008
10 8 (1.77%) Big Data
11 6 (1.33%) Riak
11 6 (1.33%) RDBMS
12 5 (1.11%) Data Mining
12 5 (1.11%) Oracle Database 11g
12 5 (1.11%) SQL Server 2005
13 4 (0.89%) SQL Server Analysis Services
13 4 (0.89%) BusinessObjects
Development Applications
1 71 (15.74%) Visual Studio
2 40 (8.87%) Git (software)
3 12 (2.66%) Subversion
4 9 (2.00%) Team Foundation Server
5 8 (1.77%) Selenium
6 6 (1.33%) Jenkins
7 5 (1.11%) NUnit
8 4 (0.89%) HP UFT
8 4 (0.89%) TeamCity
8 4 (0.89%) MSTest
8 4 (0.89%) Rhino Mocks
8 4 (0.89%) Moq
9 3 (0.67%) JUnit
9 3 (0.67%) Talend Open Studio
10 2 (0.44%) Metasploit
10 2 (0.44%) TestPartner
10 2 (0.44%) JIRA
10 2 (0.44%) QADirector
10 2 (0.44%) VSS/SourceSafe
10 2 (0.44%) LoadRunner
General
1 93 (20.62%) Finance
2 27 (5.99%) Games
3 20 (4.43%) Electronics
4 18 (3.99%) Advertising
5 14 (3.10%) Marketing
6 13 (2.88%) Manufacturing
7 11 (2.44%) Retail
8 8 (1.77%) Pharmaceutical
9 7 (1.55%) Aerospace
10 6 (1.33%) Automotive
10 6 (1.33%) Telecoms
11 5 (1.11%) Back Office
11 5 (1.11%) Banking
12 2 (0.44%) Multimedia
12 2 (0.44%) Mandarin Language
12 2 (0.44%) Legal
13 1 (0.22%) German Language
13 1 (0.22%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 248 (54.99%) Developer
2 102 (22.62%) Software Developer
3 78 (17.29%) Graduate
4 73 (16.19%) .NET Developer
5 63 (13.97%) Junior
6 60 (13.30%) Software Engineer
6 60 (13.30%) C# Developer
7 49 (10.86%) C# .NET Developer
8 40 (8.87%) Junior Developer
9 32 (7.10%) Graduate Developer
10 30 (6.65%) C# ASP.NET Developer
11 27 (5.99%) Junior .NET Developer
12 26 (5.76%) Analyst
12 26 (5.76%) Web Developer
13 24 (5.32%) C++ Software Engineer
13 24 (5.32%) Graduate Software Developer
13 24 (5.32%) .NET Software Developer
14 23 (5.10%) Tester
15 21 (4.66%) Software Tester
15 21 (4.66%) ASP.NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 214 (47.45%) HTML
2 213 (47.23%) .NET
3 165 (36.59%) CSS
4 110 (24.39%) ASP.NET
5 77 (17.07%) jQuery
6 73 (16.19%) XML
7 72 (15.96%) WCF
8 55 (12.20%) WPF
9 54 (11.97%) HTML5
10 49 (10.86%) .NET Framework
10 49 (10.86%) Web Services
11 42 (9.31%) ASP.NET MVC
12 26 (5.76%) ASP.NET Web Forms
13 25 (5.54%) AngularJS
13 25 (5.54%) WinForms
14 24 (5.32%) LINQ
15 21 (4.66%) Silverlight
16 19 (4.21%) RESTful
16 19 (4.21%) ASP.NET Web API
17 18 (3.99%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 78 (17.29%) Mathematics
2 45 (9.98%) Analytical Skills
3 36 (7.98%) Physics
4 18 (3.99%) Client/Server
5 17 (3.77%) Algorithms
6 15 (3.33%) Management Information System
6 15 (3.33%) Artificial Intelligence
6 15 (3.33%) Social Media
7 10 (2.22%) Data Structures
8 8 (1.77%) Mobile App
8 8 (1.77%) User Experience
9 7 (1.55%) Enterprise Software
9 7 (1.55%) Semantic Web
9 7 (1.55%) Ontologies
10 6 (1.33%) Visualisation
11 5 (1.11%) Hedge funds
11 5 (1.11%) Internet of Things
12 4 (0.89%) Inversion of Control
12 4 (0.89%) Animation
12 4 (0.89%) 3D Graphics
Operating Systems
1 83 (18.40%) Windows
2 59 (13.08%) Linux
3 24 (5.32%) Apple iOS
4 21 (4.66%) Android
5 16 (3.55%) Windows Server 2008
6 11 (2.44%) UNIX
7 4 (0.89%) Windows Phone
8 3 (0.67%) Windows Mobile
8 3 (0.67%) Windows Server 2012
9 2 (0.44%) VxWorks
9 2 (0.44%) CentOS
10 1 (0.22%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 1 (0.22%) Mac OS X
10 1 (0.22%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 164 (36.36%) Software Engineering
2 153 (33.92%) Agile Software Development
3 98 (21.73%) MVC
4 65 (14.41%) OO
5 48 (10.64%) Scrum
6 43 (9.53%) SDLC
7 41 (9.09%) Web Development
8 35 (7.76%) E-Commerce
9 28 (6.21%) TDD
10 23 (5.10%) OOP
11 21 (4.66%) OOD
11 21 (4.66%) Web Application Development
12 19 (4.21%) Project Management
13 17 (3.77%) Waterfall
14 16 (3.55%) Pattern Recognition
14 16 (3.55%) Image Processing
15 15 (3.33%) Functional Programming
15 15 (3.33%) CRM
15 15 (3.33%) Web Design
16 13 (2.88%) Test Scripting
Programming Languages
1 257 (56.98%) C#
2 219 (48.56%) SQL
3 172 (38.14%) JavaScript
4 119 (26.39%) C++
5 94 (20.84%) Java
6 73 (16.19%) VB.NET
7 54 (11.97%) PHP
8 48 (10.64%) VB
9 34 (7.54%) Python
10 33 (7.32%) T-SQL
11 31 (6.87%) VB6
12 24 (5.32%) C
13 20 (4.43%) PowerShell
14 15 (3.33%) Haskell
14 15 (3.33%) Erlang
14 15 (3.33%) Scala
15 14 (3.10%) VBScript
16 13 (2.88%) Ruby
17 8 (1.77%) PHP5
18 7 (1.55%) SPARQL
Qualifications
1 352 (78.05%) Degree
2 24 (5.32%) Microsoft Certification
3 19 (4.21%) PhD
4 13 (2.88%) ISEB
5 8 (1.77%) CCNA
5 8 (1.77%) Postgraduate
5 8 (1.77%) MCSE
5 8 (1.77%) Cisco Certification
6 6 (1.33%) Security Cleared
7 5 (1.11%) ISTQB
7 5 (1.11%) MCSD
8 4 (0.89%) MCSA
8 4 (0.89%) CCNP
8 4 (0.89%) SC Cleared
9 3 (0.67%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
9 3 (0.67%) CISSP
9 3 (0.67%) GIAC
10 2 (0.44%) MCDST
11 1 (0.22%) MCTS
11 1 (0.22%) MCITP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 23 (5.10%) QA
2 6 (1.33%) TickIT
3 3 (0.67%) PCI DSS
4 2 (0.44%) IEC 61508
4 2 (0.44%) HL7
5 1 (0.22%) Data Quality
5 1 (0.22%) PMBOK
System Software
1 11 (2.44%) Active Directory
2 9 (2.00%) Hyper-V
3 2 (0.44%) Apache ZooKeeper
3 2 (0.44%) Docker
4 1 (0.22%) Xen
4 1 (0.22%) NFS
Systems Management
1 7 (1.55%) SCCM
2 5 (1.11%) SCOM
2 5 (1.11%) SCVMM
2 5 (1.11%) MOM
3 4 (0.89%) Rundeck
4 3 (0.67%) Puppet
4 3 (0.67%) Opscode Chef
5 2 (0.44%) Vagrant
5 2 (0.44%) Nessus
5 2 (0.44%) Nmap
5 2 (0.44%) WSUS
5 2 (0.44%) HP Quality Center
6 1 (0.22%) Oracle RMAN
6 1 (0.22%) Oracle ZFS
Vendors
1 139 (30.82%) Microsoft
2 50 (11.09%) Oracle
3 16 (3.55%) Apple
4 12 (2.66%) Xamarin
5 11 (2.44%) IBM
6 7 (1.55%) HP
6 7 (1.55%) BEA
6 7 (1.55%) Rackspace
6 7 (1.55%) VMware
7 5 (1.11%) Zend
7 5 (1.11%) Cisco
8 4 (0.89%) Barracuda Networks
8 4 (0.89%) Veeam
8 4 (0.89%) Red Gate
9 3 (0.67%) Talend
9 3 (0.67%) Red Hat
9 3 (0.67%) Adobe
9 3 (0.67%) Informatica
9 3 (0.67%) Citrix
9 3 (0.67%) BT
Telford, Shropshire
RecruitmentRevolution.com Limited
Salary: From £25,000 to £28,000 per annum + Private Healthcare + Pension
Posted: 50 minutes ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
PNG Recruitment Solutions
Salary: £29,000 per annum
Posted: 9 hours ago
West Midlands
Jumar Solutions
Posted: 18 hours ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Spring Technology
Salary: £30000.00 - £60000.00 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Spring Technology
Salary: £30000.00 - £60000.00 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £65,000 - £75,000
Posted: Yesterday
Stoke-On-Trent, Staffordshire
ReThink Recruitment
Salary: £22000.00 - £28000.00 per annum + BENEFITS
Posted: 2 days ago
West Midlands
Spencer Rose
Salary: Up to £70,000 per annum dependent on experience
Posted: 3 days ago
Warwick, Warwickshire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £19000 - £22000 per annum + Training allowance, benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Stoke-On-Trent, Staffordshire
Uniting Ambition
Salary: £18k - 25k per year
Posted: 5 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Go IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: From £22,000 to £26,000 per annum + excellent training and development
Posted: 5 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Go IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: From £30,000 to £40,000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
West Bromwich, West Midlands (County)
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Salary: £50000.00 - £55000.00 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Birmingham
Erin Associates
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum + training, Benefits, bonus
Posted: 7 days ago
Warwick
Erin Associates
Salary: £25000 - £30000 per annum + Training & benefits
Posted: 7 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
SCC
Posted: 15 days ago
Birmingham
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Salary: £20000.00 - £24197.00 per annum + 40d Hol+final sal pen+Health
Posted: 19 days ago
Staffordshire
Talent Spa
Salary: £20k - 25k per year
Posted: 21 days ago
Birmingham
Bluetownonline Ltd
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 26 days ago
Staffordshire
Stem Graduates
Salary: £16000 - £24000 per annum
Posted: 27 days ago