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 26 September 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
26 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Computer Science (Computing Science)
Rank 56 63 75
Rank change year-on-year
+7 +12
Permanent jobs citing Computer Science 259 207 202
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 4.47% 3.90% 3.59%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 11.91% 11.85% 10.29%
Number of salaries quoted 183 169 172
Median salary £30,000 £35,000 £33,750
Median salary % change year-on-year
-14.28% +3.70%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £25,000 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £75,000 £52,000
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -
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
2175 1747 1963
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 37.52% 32.89% 34.92%
Number of salaries quoted 1611 1392 1621
Median salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
90% offered a salary of more than £24,250 £25,000 £25,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £65,000 £61,700
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.40% +3.75%

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 26 September 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 26 September 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 -2 141 £27,500 -29.03% 6
Warwickshire +23 34 £32,500 +30.00% 2
Coventry -3 26 £39,250 +12.14% 1
Staffordshire -10 22 £42,500 +34.92% 4
Worcestershire +11 10 £27,500 -16.66% 2
Wolverhampton - 3 £55,000 -
Solihull +12 2 £50,000 +21.21%
Shropshire -12 2 £30,000 +13.20%
Herefordshire -8 1 £42,500 -
Computer Science
England

Computer Science
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 26 September 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.

1 458 (90.69%) Degree
2 181 (35.84%) Software Engineering
3 176 (34.85%) SQL
4 156 (30.89%) JavaScript
5 152 (30.10%) C#
6 149 (29.50%) HTML
7 140 (27.72%) .NET
8 128 (25.35%) CSS
9 119 (23.56%) Java
10 115 (22.77%) SQL Server
11 112 (22.18%) Finance
12 110 (21.78%) Agile Software Development
13 107 (21.19%) Microsoft
14 96 (19.01%) MS Excel
15 92 (18.22%) jQuery
16 85 (16.83%) MySQL
17 81 (16.04%) Data Centre
18 80 (15.84%) ASP.NET
19 78 (15.45%) Web Development
20 76 (15.05%) Mathematics
21 75 (14.85%) PHP
22 73 (14.46%) Project Management
23 72 (14.26%) Continuous Improvement
24 69 (13.66%) Oracle
25 68 (13.47%) OO
26 67 (13.27%) Windows
27 66 (13.07%) Web Services
28 64 (12.67%) C++
28 64 (12.67%) Retail
29 63 (12.48%) Linux

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 17 (3.37%) Apache
2 13 (2.57%) IIS
3 9 (1.78%) Drupal
4 8 (1.58%) Elasticsearch
5 7 (1.39%) Umbraco
6 6 (1.19%) nginx
7 4 (0.79%) CMS
8 3 (0.59%) Exchange Server 2007
8 3 (0.59%) MindAlign
8 3 (0.59%) MS Exchange
9 2 (0.40%) ArcGIS
9 2 (0.40%) BizTalk Server
9 2 (0.40%) SharePoint
10 1 (0.20%) Oracle Workflow
Applications
1 96 (19.01%) MS Excel
2 23 (4.55%) MS Office
3 7 (1.39%) MS PowerPoint
4 2 (0.40%) Blender
Business Applications
1 18 (3.56%) Oracle 11i
1 18 (3.56%) Oracle EBS R12
2 14 (2.77%) Magento
2 14 (2.77%) Oracle EBS
2 14 (2.77%) Oracle Financials
2 14 (2.77%) Sentinel
3 6 (1.19%) Dynamics CRM
4 4 (0.79%) Oracle Applications
4 4 (0.79%) Oracle Assets
4 4 (0.79%) Oracle Cash Management
4 4 (0.79%) Oracle General Ledger
4 4 (0.79%) Oracle Payables
4 4 (0.79%) Oracle Receivables
5 3 (0.59%) Dynamics AX
6 2 (0.40%) SAP APO
6 2 (0.40%) SAP LE
6 2 (0.40%) SAP MM
6 2 (0.40%) SAP Retail
6 2 (0.40%) SAP SD
7 1 (0.20%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 49 (9.70%) Amazon AWS
2 42 (8.32%) PaaS
3 41 (8.12%) IaaS
4 40 (7.92%) Amazon EC2
4 40 (7.92%) SaaS
5 39 (7.72%) Microsoft Azure
6 18 (3.56%) GitHub
7 7 (1.39%) Office 365
8 3 (0.59%) Google Cloud Platform
9 1 (0.20%) Amazon CloudSearch
9 1 (0.20%) Amazon ElastiCache
9 1 (0.20%) Amazon SQS
9 1 (0.20%) Google Analytics
Communications & Networking
1 33 (6.53%) Firewall
2 23 (4.55%) Internet
3 17 (3.37%) TCP/IP
4 14 (2.77%) WAN
5 7 (1.39%) SSL
6 6 (1.19%) DAB
6 6 (1.19%) SAN
7 4 (0.79%) HTTP
8 3 (0.59%) Cisco ASA
8 3 (0.59%) Cisco Nexus
8 3 (0.59%) IMAP
8 3 (0.59%) LDAP
8 3 (0.59%) OpenLDAP
8 3 (0.59%) S/MIME
8 3 (0.59%) SMTP
9 2 (0.40%) Skype
10 1 (0.20%) Asterisk PBX
10 1 (0.20%) DHCP
10 1 (0.20%) Network Security
10 1 (0.20%) NFC
Database & Business Intelligence
1 115 (22.77%) SQL Server
2 85 (16.83%) MySQL
3 28 (5.54%) DB2
4 22 (4.36%) SQL Server 2008
5 14 (2.77%) MongoDB
5 14 (2.77%) SQL Server 2012
6 12 (2.38%) NoSQL
6 12 (2.38%) PostgreSQL
6 12 (2.38%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 12 (2.38%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 11 (2.18%) Relational Database
8 9 (1.78%) SQL Server 2000
8 9 (1.78%) SQL Server 2005
9 7 (1.39%) MS Access
10 4 (0.79%) VLDB
11 2 (0.40%) Amazon DynamoDB
11 2 (0.40%) Apache Hive
11 2 (0.40%) MariaDB
11 2 (0.40%) Redis
11 2 (0.40%) SAP HANA
Development Applications
1 37 (7.33%) Git (software)
2 15 (2.97%) Selenium
2 15 (2.97%) Visual Studio
3 13 (2.57%) Grunt
3 13 (2.57%) gulp
4 11 (2.18%) JUnit
5 9 (1.78%) JIRA
6 7 (1.39%) GDB
6 7 (1.39%) Gradle
6 7 (1.39%) Jenkins
6 7 (1.39%) QADirector
6 7 (1.39%) TestPartner
7 6 (1.19%) Subversion
8 5 (0.99%) Mercurial
8 5 (0.99%) WebDriver
9 4 (0.79%) Android Studio
9 4 (0.79%) CocoaPods
9 4 (0.79%) LoadRunner
9 4 (0.79%) Talend Open Studio
9 4 (0.79%) Visual Studio Team System
General
1 112 (22.18%) Finance
2 64 (12.67%) Retail
3 45 (8.91%) Publishing
4 21 (4.16%) Games
5 18 (3.56%) German Language
6 14 (2.77%) Automotive
6 14 (2.77%) French Language
6 14 (2.77%) Marketing
7 12 (2.38%) Manufacturing
8 10 (1.98%) Telecoms
9 8 (1.58%) Advertising
10 6 (1.19%) Local Government
11 5 (0.99%) Banking
11 5 (0.99%) Investment Banking
11 5 (0.99%) Retail Banking
11 5 (0.99%) Swedish Language
12 4 (0.79%) General Ledger
13 3 (0.59%) Financial Institution
13 3 (0.59%) Military
13 3 (0.59%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 235 (46.53%) Developer
2 77 (15.25%) Graduate
3 73 (14.46%) Analyst
4 52 (10.30%) Software Developer
5 48 (9.50%) Junior
6 47 (9.31%) Graduate Developer
7 45 (8.91%) Junior Developer
8 43 (8.51%) .NET Developer
9 42 (8.32%) PHP Developer
10 39 (7.72%) Architect
11 37 (7.33%) Software Engineer
12 36 (7.13%) C# Developer
13 28 (5.54%) Business Analyst
13 28 (5.54%) C# .NET Developer
14 27 (5.35%) Java Developer
14 27 (5.35%) Technical Specialist
15 26 (5.15%) SQL Developer
16 23 (4.55%) C# Software Engineer
17 21 (4.16%) C# Software Developer
17 21 (4.16%) Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 149 (29.50%) HTML
2 140 (27.72%) .NET
3 128 (25.35%) CSS
4 92 (18.22%) jQuery
5 80 (15.84%) ASP.NET
6 66 (13.07%) Web Services
7 60 (11.88%) HTML5
8 53 (10.50%) CSS3
9 46 (9.11%) XML
10 28 (5.54%) RESTful
11 27 (5.35%) AngularJS
12 23 (4.55%) .NET Framework
13 21 (4.16%) ASP.NET MVC
14 19 (3.76%) Ajax
15 18 (3.56%) J2EE
16 17 (3.37%) Spring
17 16 (3.17%) Hibernate
17 16 (3.17%) LESS
17 16 (3.17%) Node.js
18 15 (2.97%) Sass
Miscellaneous
1 81 (16.04%) Data Centre
2 76 (15.05%) Mathematics
3 46 (9.11%) Analytical Skills
4 42 (8.32%) CMDB
5 40 (7.92%) Physics
6 21 (4.16%) Enterprise Software
6 21 (4.16%) Management Information System
7 18 (3.56%) Blackberry
8 17 (3.37%) Algorithms
8 17 (3.37%) Mobile Computing
8 17 (3.37%) Public Cloud
9 16 (3.17%) User Experience
10 15 (2.97%) Data Structures
11 14 (2.77%) Mobile App
12 11 (2.18%) Virtual Team
13 10 (1.98%) Artificial Intelligence
13 10 (1.98%) Statistics
14 7 (1.39%) CUDA
15 6 (1.19%) Chemistry
15 6 (1.19%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 67 (13.27%) Windows
2 63 (12.48%) Linux
3 39 (7.72%) Apple iOS
4 33 (6.53%) Android
5 24 (4.75%) Unix
6 19 (3.76%) Windows Mobile
7 15 (2.97%) Windows 7
8 11 (2.18%) Windows Server
9 9 (1.78%) Solaris
9 9 (1.78%) SUSE
10 7 (1.39%) Mac OS X
10 7 (1.39%) Windows 10
10 7 (1.39%) Windows 8
11 6 (1.19%) AIX
11 6 (1.19%) Debian
11 6 (1.19%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 6 (1.19%) Ubuntu
12 3 (0.59%) CentOS
13 1 (0.20%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 181 (35.84%) Software Engineering
2 110 (21.78%) Agile Software Development
3 78 (15.45%) Web Development
4 73 (14.46%) Project Management
5 72 (14.26%) Continuous Improvement
6 68 (13.47%) OO
7 62 (12.28%) MVC
7 62 (12.28%) Service Delivery
8 59 (11.68%) Line Management
8 59 (11.68%) Presales
8 59 (11.68%) Technical Architecture
9 58 (11.49%) Requirements Analysis
10 55 (10.89%) TOGAF
11 54 (10.69%) ITIL
12 48 (9.50%) SDLC
13 45 (8.91%) Zachman Framework
14 43 (8.51%) Service Management
15 39 (7.72%) Open Source
16 37 (7.33%) ITIL V3
16 37 (7.33%) PRINCE2
Programming Languages
1 176 (34.85%) SQL
2 156 (30.89%) JavaScript
3 152 (30.10%) C#
4 119 (23.56%) Java
5 75 (14.85%) PHP
6 64 (12.67%) C++
7 51 (10.10%) VB.NET
8 25 (4.95%) Python
9 24 (4.75%) T-SQL
10 20 (3.96%) C
11 17 (3.37%) Go
12 13 (2.57%) Clojure
12 13 (2.57%) Erlang
12 13 (2.57%) Haskell
12 13 (2.57%) Objective-C
12 13 (2.57%) PowerShell
13 11 (2.18%) Perl
13 11 (2.18%) PHP 5
13 11 (2.18%) VB
14 9 (1.78%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 458 (90.69%) Degree
2 53 (10.50%) ISEB
3 36 (7.13%) PMI Certification
3 36 (7.13%) PMP
4 31 (6.14%) Microsoft Certification
5 19 (3.76%) Cisco Certification
6 18 (3.56%) MCP
7 17 (3.37%) Security Cleared
8 16 (3.17%) CCNA
9 15 (2.97%) SC Cleared
10 11 (2.18%) MCAD
10 11 (2.18%) MCSD
10 11 (2.18%) MCTS
10 11 (2.18%) Sun Certification
11 10 (1.98%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
12 7 (1.39%) ISEB Practitioner
12 7 (1.39%) MCSE
13 6 (1.19%) ITIL Certification
14 3 (0.59%) CCIE
14 3 (0.59%) CISSP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 35 (6.93%) QA
2 6 (1.19%) GxP
2 6 (1.19%) Sarbanes-Oxley
3 4 (0.79%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 2 (0.40%) TickIT
5 1 (0.20%) Data Quality
5 1 (0.20%) ISO 9000
5 1 (0.20%) ISO 9001
5 1 (0.20%) PCI DSS
5 1 (0.20%) SLA
System Software
1 40 (7.92%) VMware Infrastructure
2 39 (7.72%) Virtual Machines
3 12 (2.38%) Firmware
4 8 (1.58%) Active Directory
5 7 (1.39%) Cygwin
6 5 (0.99%) Docker
6 5 (0.99%) Hyper-V
7 3 (0.59%) Sendmail
8 1 (0.20%) Squid
Systems Management
1 39 (7.72%) SCVMM
2 16 (3.17%) SCOrch
2 16 (3.17%) vRealize
3 7 (1.39%) SCCM
4 6 (1.19%) NetBackup
4 6 (1.19%) Oracle RMAN
4 6 (1.19%) Oracle ZFS
4 6 (1.19%) Tivoli Storage Manager
4 6 (1.19%) Unicenter
5 3 (0.59%) Kubernetes
6 1 (0.20%) Ansible
6 1 (0.20%) HP Quality Center
6 1 (0.20%) Nessus
6 1 (0.20%) Nmap
6 1 (0.20%) Opscode Chef
6 1 (0.20%) Puppet
Vendors
1 107 (21.19%) Microsoft
2 69 (13.66%) Oracle
3 47 (9.31%) VMware
4 41 (8.12%) HP
5 39 (7.72%) Cisco
6 36 (7.13%) CheckPoint
6 36 (7.13%) Juniper
7 28 (5.54%) IBM
8 23 (4.55%) Google
9 22 (4.36%) BMC
9 22 (4.36%) Citrix
9 22 (4.36%) EMC
9 22 (4.36%) NetApp
10 17 (3.37%) Sun
11 14 (2.77%) Brocade
11 14 (2.77%) F5
11 14 (2.77%) Fortinet
12 10 (1.98%) SAP
12 10 (1.98%) Xamarin
13 6 (1.19%) CA
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Informatiq Consulting
Posted: 2 days ago
Worcester, Worcestershire
University of Worcester
Salary: From £25,298 to £31,076 per annum
Posted: 2 hours ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Candour Solutions
Salary: Unspecified Salary based on Experience
Posted: 2 days ago
Stoke-on-trent, Staffordshire
Computer People
Salary: bonus, gym, technical training
Posted: 3 days ago
Alcester, Warwickshire
Big Red Recruitment
Salary: £20000 - £25000 per annum + bonus package + pension + health care
Posted: 5 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Applause IT Innovation
Salary: £18000 - £28000 per annum + Pension, Bonus, Gym
Posted: 5 days ago
Lichfield, Staffordshire
EMBS Ltd
Salary: £20k - 25k per year + Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Stoke-on-trent, Staffordshire
Computer People
Salary: bonus, gym, Pension + more
Posted: 3 days ago
Stoke-On-Trent, Staffordshire
ReThink Recruitment
Salary: £40000.00 - £53000.00 per annum + bens
Posted: 6 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 25,000 to 35,000
Posted: 6 days ago
Coventry
Modis International Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £55000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Via Resource
Salary: From £55,000 to £60,000 per annum Plus bonus and Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Warwickshire
People Source Consulting
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum + Full Company Benefits
Posted: 10 days ago
Worcestershire
Computer Futures
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum
Posted: 24 days ago