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 18 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
18 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Computer Science (Computing Science)
Rank 65 53 70
Rank change year-on-year
-12 +17
Permanent jobs citing Computer Science 201 200 182
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 3.61% 3.73% 3.75%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 12.09% 11.40% 12.52%
Number of salaries quoted 169 189 162
Average salary £35,000 £42,500 £33,750
Average salary % change year-on-year
-17.64% +25.92%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £22,500 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £60,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £35,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+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
1663 1754 1454
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 29.88% 32.73% 30.00%
Number of salaries quoted 1380 1510 1271
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,850 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £60,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%

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 18 September 2014.

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 18 September 2014. 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 +11 79 £35,000 -26.31% 7
Worcestershire +13 34 £32,500 +32.65% 2
Warwickshire -11 28 £40,000 -5.88%
Coventry 0 18 £32,500 +8.33% 1
Shropshire +5 11 £23,000 - 1
Staffordshire -23 9 £30,000 -20.00% 5
Solihull -21 4 £40,000 +6.66% 2
Walsall - 4 £80,000 -
Sutton Coldfield - 2 £38,750 -
Herefordshire - 2 - -
Wolverhampton - 1 £30,000 - 1
Computer Science
England

Computer Science
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 18 September 2014, 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.

1 310 (82.89%) Degree
2 180 (48.13%) C#
3 175 (46.79%) .NET
4 170 (45.45%) SQL Server
5 136 (36.36%) SQL
6 128 (34.22%) HTML
7 123 (32.89%) Software Engineering
8 122 (32.62%) JavaScript
9 103 (27.54%) Microsoft
10 102 (27.27%) ASP.NET
11 97 (25.94%) Finance
12 94 (25.13%) CSS
13 80 (21.39%) Mathematics
14 77 (20.59%) Agile Software Development
15 75 (20.05%) VB.NET
16 72 (19.25%) XML
17 71 (18.98%) Analytical Skills
18 70 (18.72%) Java
19 56 (14.97%) Visual Studio
20 54 (14.44%) Oracle
20 54 (14.44%) C++
20 54 (14.44%) Windows
21 46 (12.30%) MVC
22 45 (12.03%) Linux
23 42 (11.23%) VB
24 41 (10.96%) Web Development
25 38 (10.16%) MS Excel
26 37 (9.89%) OO
27 34 (9.09%) C
28 33 (8.82%) XSLT

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

For the 6 months to 18 September 2014, 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 30 (8.02%) SharePoint
2 25 (6.68%) Apache
3 24 (6.42%) Tomcat
4 12 (3.21%) WebSphere
5 8 (2.14%) IBM Notes
5 8 (2.14%) Lotus Domino
6 7 (1.87%) WebLogic
7 6 (1.60%) IIS
8 4 (1.07%) SharePoint Server
8 4 (1.07%) BizTalk Server
8 4 (1.07%) SharePoint 2013
9 3 (0.80%) Drupal
9 3 (0.80%) WordPress
9 3 (0.80%) Node.js
10 2 (0.53%) CMS
11 1 (0.27%) nginx
Applications
1 38 (10.16%) MS Excel
2 33 (8.82%) MS Office
3 4 (1.07%) TargetLink
3 4 (1.07%) MS PowerPoint
3 4 (1.07%) MS Project
4 3 (0.80%) SPSS
5 2 (0.53%) Photoshop
6 1 (0.27%) Acrobat
Business Applications
1 7 (1.87%) Magento
2 6 (1.60%) Cognos TM1
3 5 (1.34%) Cognos Business Intelligence
4 2 (0.53%) Dynamics AX
5 1 (0.27%) SAP SD
5 1 (0.27%) Tridion
5 1 (0.27%) SAP CRM
Cloud Services
1 12 (3.21%) SuccessFactors
2 7 (1.87%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (0.27%) GitHub
3 1 (0.27%) Office 365
3 1 (0.27%) Heroku
3 1 (0.27%) SaaS
3 1 (0.27%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 13 (3.48%) Internet
2 12 (3.21%) DNS
3 10 (2.67%) Firewall
4 9 (2.41%) DHCP
5 6 (1.60%) FTP
5 6 (1.60%) HTTPS
6 5 (1.34%) LAN
6 5 (1.34%) WAN
7 4 (1.07%) VoIP
7 4 (1.07%) WLAN
7 4 (1.07%) HTTP
7 4 (1.07%) TCP/IP
7 4 (1.07%) VPN
7 4 (1.07%) Wireless
7 4 (1.07%) Intranet
7 4 (1.07%) EIGRP
7 4 (1.07%) VRRP
7 4 (1.07%) HSRP
8 1 (0.27%) BGP
8 1 (0.27%) Ethernet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 170 (45.45%) SQL Server
2 26 (6.95%) Relational Database
3 16 (4.28%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 14 (3.74%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 13 (3.48%) RDBMS
6 12 (3.21%) Oracle Database 11g
6 12 (3.21%) Oracle Reports
6 12 (3.21%) Oracle Database
7 10 (2.67%) Crystal Reports
7 10 (2.67%) Data Warehouse
8 9 (2.41%) SQL Server 2008
9 8 (2.14%) Oracle Database 10g
9 8 (2.14%) OLTP
9 8 (2.14%) Oracle Database 12c
9 8 (2.14%) Oracle ODI
9 8 (2.14%) Big Data
10 7 (1.87%) MySQL
11 6 (1.60%) Azure SQL Database
11 6 (1.60%) SQL Server Analysis Services
11 6 (1.60%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 56 (14.97%) Visual Studio
2 21 (5.61%) Team Foundation Server
3 12 (3.21%) Mercurial
4 9 (2.41%) ClearCase
4 9 (2.41%) Git (software)
5 8 (2.14%) Toad
6 6 (1.60%) JIRA
7 5 (1.34%) Subversion
8 4 (1.07%) VSS/SourceSafe
9 3 (0.80%) NUnit
9 3 (0.80%) Talend Open Studio
10 2 (0.53%) Eclipse
10 2 (0.53%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
11 1 (0.27%) Jenkins
11 1 (0.27%) Eclipse RCP
11 1 (0.27%) Xcode
11 1 (0.27%) Dreamweaver
11 1 (0.27%) JUnit
11 1 (0.27%) CruiseControl
11 1 (0.27%) Maven
General
1 97 (25.94%) Finance
2 27 (7.22%) Automotive
3 18 (4.81%) Manufacturing
4 15 (4.01%) Aerospace
4 15 (4.01%) Banking
5 13 (3.48%) Games
5 13 (3.48%) Retail
6 8 (2.14%) Investment Banking
6 8 (2.14%) Legal
7 7 (1.87%) Pharmaceutical
7 7 (1.87%) Electronics
8 6 (1.60%) Telecoms
9 4 (1.07%) Front Office
10 3 (0.80%) Financial Institution
10 3 (0.80%) Marketing
11 2 (0.53%) German Language
11 2 (0.53%) Law
12 1 (0.27%) Local Government
12 1 (0.27%) French Language
12 1 (0.27%) Billing
Job Titles
1 209 (55.88%) Developer
2 83 (22.19%) .NET Developer
3 70 (18.72%) Graduate
4 69 (18.45%) Analyst
5 66 (17.65%) C# Developer
6 50 (13.37%) Software Developer
7 42 (11.23%) C# .NET Developer
8 41 (10.96%) Graduate Developer
9 38 (10.16%) Senior Developer
10 35 (9.36%) Junior
11 31 (8.29%) Support Analyst
12 28 (7.49%) Software Engineer
13 27 (7.22%) ASP.NET Developer
14 25 (6.68%) Graduate .NET Developer
14 25 (6.68%) Business Analyst
15 24 (6.42%) Junior Developer
15 24 (6.42%) C# Software Developer
16 22 (5.88%) Java Developer
16 22 (5.88%) .NET Software Developer
17 19 (5.08%) Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 175 (46.79%) .NET
2 128 (34.22%) HTML
3 102 (27.27%) ASP.NET
4 94 (25.13%) CSS
5 72 (19.25%) XML
6 33 (8.82%) XSLT
7 31 (8.29%) Web Services
8 27 (7.22%) WPF
9 25 (6.68%) jQuery
10 24 (6.42%) WCF
11 22 (5.88%) ASP.NET MVC
12 21 (5.61%) DHTML
13 20 (5.35%) Ajax
13 20 (5.35%) .NET Framework
14 19 (5.08%) Spring
15 17 (4.55%) Hibernate
15 17 (4.55%) J2EE
16 16 (4.28%) Struts
17 13 (3.48%) LINQ
18 10 (2.67%) ADO.NET
Miscellaneous
1 80 (21.39%) Mathematics
2 71 (18.98%) Analytical Skills
3 31 (8.29%) Physics
4 27 (7.22%) Economics
5 17 (4.55%) Smartcard
6 14 (3.74%) Client/Server
7 8 (2.14%) Replication
8 7 (1.87%) 3D Graphics
8 7 (1.87%) SCADA
9 6 (1.60%) Telematics
9 6 (1.60%) Remote Sensing
9 6 (1.60%) Credit Risk
9 6 (1.60%) GIS
9 6 (1.60%) Mobile App
10 5 (1.34%) User Experience
10 5 (1.34%) N-Tier
11 4 (1.07%) Statistics
11 4 (1.07%) Management Information System
11 4 (1.07%) Mainframe
12 3 (0.80%) AS400
Operating Systems
1 54 (14.44%) Windows
2 45 (12.03%) Linux
3 28 (7.49%) UNIX
4 12 (3.21%) Windows Server 2008
5 6 (1.60%) Windows XP
5 6 (1.60%) Windows Server 2003
6 3 (0.80%) Android
6 3 (0.80%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 123 (32.89%) Software Engineering
2 77 (20.59%) Agile Software Development
3 46 (12.30%) MVC
4 41 (10.96%) Web Development
5 37 (9.89%) OO
6 29 (7.75%) Business Analysis
7 26 (6.95%) Mentoring
8 24 (6.42%) Time Management
9 23 (6.15%) Project Management
10 20 (5.35%) Business Intelligence
11 19 (5.08%) Continuous Integration
12 17 (4.55%) Cyber Security
13 16 (4.28%) Unit Testing
13 16 (4.28%) Scrum
14 15 (4.01%) OOD
15 14 (3.74%) CRM
16 12 (3.21%) SOA
17 11 (2.94%) Performance Tuning
17 11 (2.94%) UML
17 11 (2.94%) Data Analysis
Programming Languages
1 180 (48.13%) C#
2 136 (36.36%) SQL
3 122 (32.62%) JavaScript
4 75 (20.05%) VB.NET
5 70 (18.72%) Java
6 54 (14.44%) C++
7 42 (11.23%) VB
8 34 (9.09%) C
9 22 (5.88%) T-SQL
10 17 (4.55%) XAML
10 17 (4.55%) PL/SQL
11 16 (4.28%) Python
12 15 (4.01%) Shell Script
13 13 (3.48%) PHP
14 9 (2.41%) VB6
15 6 (1.60%) VBA
15 6 (1.60%) Perl
16 5 (1.34%) VC++
16 5 (1.34%) PHP5
17 4 (1.07%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 310 (82.89%) Degree
2 31 (8.29%) Microsoft Certification
3 16 (4.28%) OCPJP
3 16 (4.28%) OCMJD
3 16 (4.28%) Sun Certification
4 9 (2.41%) PhD
4 9 (2.41%) Cisco Certification
4 9 (2.41%) MCSD
5 5 (1.34%) MCSE
6 4 (1.07%) Security Cleared
6 4 (1.07%) MCTS
6 4 (1.07%) CCNA
7 2 (0.53%) MCP
7 2 (0.53%) HND
8 1 (0.27%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
8 1 (0.27%) ITIL Certification
8 1 (0.27%) PRINCE2 Certification
8 1 (0.27%) CISSP
8 1 (0.27%) CCNP
8 1 (0.27%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 26 (6.95%) QA
2 5 (1.34%) TickIT
2 5 (1.34%) ISO 9000
3 4 (1.07%) SLA
4 3 (0.80%) Data Quality
5 1 (0.27%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 1 (0.27%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 8 (2.14%) Oracle RAC
1 8 (2.14%) Oracle RMAN
2 7 (1.87%) Squid
3 2 (0.53%) Samba
4 1 (0.27%) vSphere
4 1 (0.27%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 8 (2.14%) Data Guard
2 1 (0.27%) Control-M
2 1 (0.27%) Puppet
Vendors
1 103 (27.54%) Microsoft
2 54 (14.44%) Oracle
3 16 (4.28%) Sun
4 14 (3.74%) JBoss
5 9 (2.41%) Cisco
5 9 (2.41%) SAP
6 8 (2.14%) Citrix
6 8 (2.14%) HP
6 8 (2.14%) IBM
6 8 (2.14%) VMware
6 8 (2.14%) Lotus
7 7 (1.87%) Cognos
8 6 (1.60%) Business Objects
9 5 (1.34%) CheckPoint
9 5 (1.34%) Zend
9 5 (1.34%) AccuRev
10 4 (1.07%) Kaseya
10 4 (1.07%) Infor
10 4 (1.07%) SonicWALL
10 4 (1.07%) Avaya
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Senitor Associates
Salary: £20000 - £22000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 1 hour ago
Burton-On-Trent, Staffordshire
Bluetownonline
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 1 hour ago
Staffordshire
Experis Ltd
Salary: To £25k + bns + pkg
Posted: 1 hour ago
Solihull, West Midlands (County)
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 18-20,000
Posted: 3 hours ago
Burton-On-Trent, Staffordshire
Bluetownonline
Salary: Competitive
Posted: Yesterday
Birmingham
OCC Computer personnel
Salary: 25000-35000 Per Annum
Posted: Yesterday
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Senitor Associates
Salary: £16000 - £22000 per annum + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Burton-On-Trent, Staffordshire
Blithe Computer Systems Limited
Salary: From £25,000 to £50,000 per annum negotiable dependent upon experience
Posted: 2 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
BTR Recruitment Ltd.
Salary: From £17,000 to £27,000 per annum plus bonus paid on projects
Posted: 2 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
BTR Recruitment Ltd.
Salary: From £20,000 to £25,000 per annum plus team bonus !
Posted: 2 days ago
Worcester, Worcestershire
Coburg Banks IT
Salary: £30000 - £32000 per annum + Benefits package / Pension
Posted: 3 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Senitor Associates
Salary: £20000 - £22000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Redditch, Worcestershire
Big Red Recruitment
Salary: £28000 - £35000 per annum + Discretionary annual bonus
Posted: 6 days ago
Solihull, West Midlands (County)
Informatiq Consulting
Posted: 6 days ago
Wolverhampton
Real Staffing
Salary: £28000 - £32000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 9 days ago
Telford
Recruitment Revolution Limited
Salary: £27,000 - £32,000 depending on experience + Private Healthcare + Pension Scheme
Posted: 9 days ago
Coventry
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 13 days ago
Birmingham
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Salary: £60000 per annum + pension, 25 days holiday, healthcare
Posted: 14 days ago
Burton upon Trent
Blue Town Online
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 23 days ago