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

Location
3 months to
17 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Computer Science (Computing Science)
Rank 74 81 60
Rank change year-on-year
+7 -21
Permanent jobs citing Computer Science 185 138 195
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 3.52% 2.82% 3.83%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 11.78% 9.15% 13.53%
Number of salaries quoted 170 119 178
Average salary £30,000 £35,000 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-14.28% +7.69%
90% offered a salary of more than £21,500 £22,500 £20,000
10% offered a salary of more than £47,500 £48,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £39,000 £37,500 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+4.00% +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
1570 1509 1441
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 29.86% 30.80% 28.31%
Number of salaries quoted 1320 1276 1221
Average salary £37,500 £40,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-6.25% +14.28%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,104 £55,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,250
% change year-on-year
- +4.57%

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 17 April 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 17 April 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 +18 75 £32,500 -18.23% 5
Staffordshire +14 25 £25,000 -28.57% 4
Warwickshire -11 18 £27,500 -21.42% 3
Solihull +8 17 £38,750 -
Worcestershire +3 17 £39,375 +29.09% 5
Coventry -22 12 £30,000 -7.69% 2
Shropshire -4 8 £24,750 +23.75% 1
Walsall +2 3 £75,000 -
Halesowen - 2 £25,000 - 1
Computer Science
England

Computer Science
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 17 April 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.

1 217 (75.87%) Degree
2 147 (51.40%) SQL
3 141 (49.30%) C#
4 129 (45.10%) .NET
5 121 (42.31%) HTML
6 117 (40.91%) SQL Server
7 105 (36.71%) JavaScript
8 98 (34.27%) CSS
9 90 (31.47%) Microsoft
10 82 (28.67%) Agile Software Development
11 80 (27.97%) Software Engineering
12 75 (26.22%) ASP.NET
13 60 (20.98%) XML
14 54 (18.88%) C++
15 53 (18.53%) VB.NET
16 52 (18.18%) Java
17 51 (17.83%) MVC
18 50 (17.48%) Visual Studio
19 48 (16.78%) Finance
20 42 (14.69%) Windows
20 42 (14.69%) MS Excel
21 41 (14.34%) Mathematics
22 40 (13.99%) OO
22 40 (13.99%) PHP
23 39 (13.64%) VB
23 39 (13.64%) Analytical Skills
24 36 (12.59%) jQuery
24 36 (12.59%) Web Development
25 35 (12.24%) WCF
26 34 (11.89%) MySQL

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

For the 6 months to 17 April 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 16 (5.59%) SharePoint
1 16 (5.59%) Node.js
2 11 (3.85%) IIS
3 5 (1.75%) Tomcat
4 3 (1.05%) JBoss
4 3 (1.05%) Apache
4 3 (1.05%) CMS
4 3 (1.05%) Oracle Service Bus
5 2 (0.70%) BizTalk Server
5 2 (0.70%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
6 1 (0.35%) MS Exchange
6 1 (0.35%) SAS
6 1 (0.35%) WebLogic
6 1 (0.35%) Lync
6 1 (0.35%) Exchange Server 2010
6 1 (0.35%) Drupal
6 1 (0.35%) Apache Pig
6 1 (0.35%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 42 (14.69%) MS Excel
2 8 (2.80%) MS Office
3 7 (2.45%) MS PowerPoint
4 5 (1.75%) GNU Octave
5 4 (1.40%) Photoshop
6 3 (1.05%) Adobe Creative Suite
7 1 (0.35%) SPSS
7 1 (0.35%) Simulink
Business Applications
1 5 (1.75%) Dynamics CRM
2 2 (0.70%) Magento
3 1 (0.35%) Odoo
3 1 (0.35%) Dynamics AX
3 1 (0.35%) Dynamics NAV
Cloud Services
1 12 (4.20%) SaaS
2 2 (0.70%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (0.35%) Cloud Computing
3 1 (0.35%) PaaS
3 1 (0.35%) Office 365
3 1 (0.35%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 10 (3.50%) TCP/IP
2 9 (3.15%) Internet
3 5 (1.75%) Firewall
3 5 (1.75%) HTTPS
4 4 (1.40%) Ethernet
4 4 (1.40%) Wi-Fi
5 3 (1.05%) LAN
5 3 (1.05%) WAN
5 3 (1.05%) SAN
5 3 (1.05%) DNS
6 2 (0.70%) Wireless
6 2 (0.70%) Symposium
6 2 (0.70%) BIG-IP
6 2 (0.70%) Wireshark
6 2 (0.70%) Network Security
6 2 (0.70%) Unified Communications
7 1 (0.35%) Fibre Channel
7 1 (0.35%) Cisco Nexus
7 1 (0.35%) iSCSI
7 1 (0.35%) Cisco ASA
Database & Business Intelligence
1 117 (40.91%) SQL Server
2 34 (11.89%) MySQL
3 26 (9.09%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 21 (7.34%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 16 (5.59%) NoSQL
6 12 (4.20%) Relational Database
6 12 (4.20%) Crystal Reports
7 10 (3.50%) Data Mining
7 10 (3.50%) SQL Server 2012
7 10 (3.50%) Oracle Database
8 9 (3.15%) Big Data
9 8 (2.80%) SQL Server 2008
9 8 (2.80%) Oracle Database 11g
10 7 (2.45%) Data Warehouse
11 6 (2.10%) SQL Server Analysis Services
12 5 (1.75%) RDBMS
12 5 (1.75%) Hadoop
12 5 (1.75%) Apache Hive
12 5 (1.75%) Microsoft Analysis Services
13 4 (1.40%) HBase
Development Applications
1 50 (17.48%) Visual Studio
2 21 (7.34%) Git (software)
3 7 (2.45%) Jenkins
4 6 (2.10%) Team Foundation Server
5 5 (1.75%) Mercurial
5 5 (1.75%) Talend Open Studio
6 4 (1.40%) JUnit
6 4 (1.40%) Subversion
6 4 (1.40%) Maven
6 4 (1.40%) Rational DOORS
7 3 (1.05%) Eclipse
8 2 (0.70%) RequisitePro
8 2 (0.70%) Ant
8 2 (0.70%) Metasploit
8 2 (0.70%) Hudson
8 2 (0.70%) PHPUnit
8 2 (0.70%) CruiseControl
8 2 (0.70%) Artifactory
9 1 (0.35%) Rhino Mocks
9 1 (0.35%) Moq
General
1 48 (16.78%) Finance
2 13 (4.55%) Manufacturing
3 10 (3.50%) Retail
4 9 (3.15%) Electronics
5 8 (2.80%) Marketing
6 6 (2.10%) Automotive
7 5 (1.75%) Pharmaceutical
8 4 (1.40%) Telecoms
8 4 (1.40%) Aerospace
9 3 (1.05%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 166 (58.04%) Developer
2 61 (21.33%) Software Developer
3 59 (20.63%) Junior
4 56 (19.58%) Graduate
5 54 (18.88%) C# Developer
6 51 (17.83%) .NET Developer
7 45 (15.73%) Junior Developer
8 41 (14.34%) C# .NET Developer
9 32 (11.19%) Analyst
10 31 (10.84%) Graduate Developer
11 26 (9.09%) Junior .NET Developer
12 22 (7.69%) Web Developer
13 20 (6.99%) Graduate Software Developer
13 20 (6.99%) Junior Software Developer
13 20 (6.99%) C# Software Developer
13 20 (6.99%) .NET Software Developer
14 19 (6.64%) C# ASP.NET Developer
14 19 (6.64%) Junior C# Developer
15 17 (5.94%) Junior C# .NET Developer
16 16 (5.59%) Java Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 129 (45.10%) .NET
2 121 (42.31%) HTML
3 98 (34.27%) CSS
4 75 (26.22%) ASP.NET
5 60 (20.98%) XML
6 36 (12.59%) jQuery
7 35 (12.24%) WCF
8 31 (10.84%) Web Services
9 30 (10.49%) HTML5
10 27 (9.44%) WPF
11 24 (8.39%) .NET Framework
12 20 (6.99%) ASP.NET MVC
13 19 (6.64%) CSS3
14 15 (5.24%) LINQ
15 14 (4.90%) Silverlight
15 14 (4.90%) ASP.NET Web Forms
16 12 (4.20%) Ajax
17 11 (3.85%) XSLT
18 10 (3.50%) WinForms
18 10 (3.50%) ASP.NET Web API
Miscellaneous
1 41 (14.34%) Mathematics
2 39 (13.64%) Analytical Skills
3 16 (5.59%) Algorithms
3 16 (5.59%) Physics
4 10 (3.50%) Management Information System
5 9 (3.15%) Data Structures
6 8 (2.80%) Mobile App
6 8 (2.80%) Client/Server
6 8 (2.80%) Smartcard
7 6 (2.10%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
7 6 (2.10%) Open Source
8 5 (1.75%) Data Integration
8 5 (1.75%) Artificial Intelligence
8 5 (1.75%) Visualisation
9 4 (1.40%) User Experience
9 4 (1.40%) Web 2.0
10 3 (1.05%) Statistics
11 2 (0.70%) Clustering
11 2 (0.70%) Apple TV
11 2 (0.70%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 42 (14.69%) Windows
2 28 (9.79%) Linux
3 14 (4.90%) UNIX
4 10 (3.50%) Windows Server 2008
5 8 (2.80%) Apple iOS
6 4 (1.40%) CentOS
6 4 (1.40%) VxWorks
7 2 (0.70%) Windows Server 2003
7 2 (0.70%) Windows 7
8 1 (0.35%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 1 (0.35%) Windows Server 2012
8 1 (0.35%) Android
8 1 (0.35%) Windows XP
8 1 (0.35%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 82 (28.67%) Agile Software Development
2 80 (27.97%) Software Engineering
3 51 (17.83%) MVC
4 40 (13.99%) OO
5 36 (12.59%) Web Development
6 21 (7.34%) TDD
7 20 (6.99%) OOP
8 18 (6.29%) Scrum
8 18 (6.29%) Web Application Development
9 17 (5.94%) Business Intelligence
10 16 (5.59%) OOD
10 16 (5.59%) Cyber Security
11 15 (5.24%) Analytics
11 15 (5.24%) Project Management
12 12 (4.20%) E-Commerce
13 11 (3.85%) Data Modelling
14 10 (3.50%) Stakeholder Management
14 10 (3.50%) Validation
14 10 (3.50%) Test Scripting
15 9 (3.15%) ETL
Programming Languages
1 147 (51.40%) SQL
2 141 (49.30%) C#
3 105 (36.71%) JavaScript
4 54 (18.88%) C++
5 53 (18.53%) VB.NET
6 52 (18.18%) Java
7 40 (13.99%) PHP
8 39 (13.64%) VB
9 23 (8.04%) C
10 22 (7.69%) Python
11 16 (5.59%) VB6
12 15 (5.24%) T-SQL
13 13 (4.55%) Ruby
13 13 (4.55%) PHP5
13 13 (4.55%) PowerShell
14 11 (3.85%) VBScript
15 10 (3.50%) Perl
16 8 (2.80%) PL/SQL
17 5 (1.75%) Fortran
17 5 (1.75%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 217 (75.87%) Degree
2 17 (5.94%) Microsoft Certification
3 11 (3.85%) ISEB
4 9 (3.15%) PhD
5 5 (1.75%) CCNA
5 5 (1.75%) MCSE
5 5 (1.75%) Cisco Certification
5 5 (1.75%) ISTQB
5 5 (1.75%) Security Cleared
6 2 (0.70%) Six Sigma Black Belt
6 2 (0.70%) SC Cleared
6 2 (0.70%) MCSD
6 2 (0.70%) HND
6 2 (0.70%) Sun Certification
6 2 (0.70%) ITIL Certification
6 2 (0.70%) OCPJP
6 2 (0.70%) OCMJD
6 2 (0.70%) MCDST
7 1 (0.35%) MCTS
7 1 (0.35%) GIAC
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (4.55%) QA
2 5 (1.75%) IEC 61508
3 3 (1.05%) WAI
4 2 (0.70%) COBIT
4 2 (0.70%) HL7
4 2 (0.70%) TickIT
5 1 (0.35%) Data Quality
5 1 (0.35%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 6 (2.10%) Active Directory
2 4 (1.40%) Apache ZooKeeper
2 4 (1.40%) Docker
3 2 (0.70%) vSphere
3 2 (0.70%) VMware ESXi
4 1 (0.35%) Xen
4 1 (0.35%) VMware Infrastructure
4 1 (0.35%) Hyper-V
4 1 (0.35%) NFS
Systems Management
1 8 (2.80%) Puppet
2 6 (2.10%) SCCM
3 5 (1.75%) Opscode Chef
4 4 (1.40%) Vagrant
5 3 (1.05%) WSUS
6 2 (0.70%) Nessus
6 2 (0.70%) Nmap
6 2 (0.70%) HP Quality Center
7 1 (0.35%) Oracle RMAN
7 1 (0.35%) SCOM
7 1 (0.35%) SCVMM
Vendors
1 90 (31.47%) Microsoft
2 28 (9.79%) Oracle
3 9 (3.15%) Business Objects
4 5 (1.75%) Red Hat
4 5 (1.75%) Informatica
4 5 (1.75%) BT
4 5 (1.75%) Talend
5 4 (1.40%) Cloudera
5 4 (1.40%) Cisco
5 4 (1.40%) IBM
6 3 (1.05%) Adobe
6 3 (1.05%) Sun
6 3 (1.05%) VMware
6 3 (1.05%) Zend
7 2 (0.70%) InterSystems
7 2 (0.70%) MKS
7 2 (0.70%) NetApp
7 2 (0.70%) Apple
7 2 (0.70%) Sage
8 1 (0.35%) CheckPoint
Telford, Shropshire
RecruitmentRevolution.com Limited
Salary: From £25,000 to £28,000 per annum + Private Healthcare + Pension
Posted: Yesterday
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Senitor Associates
Salary: £20000 - £22000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Integrity IT Solutions
Salary: Up to £50,000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Worcester, Worcestershire
University of Worcester
Salary: £18,031 - £20,198 pa, with opportunity to progress to £21,391 pa
Posted: Yesterday
Stoke-On-Trent, Staffordshire
IT Retail People Ltd
Salary: Unspecified
Posted: Yesterday
Malvern, Worcestershire
Real Time Recruitment Solutions
Salary: Up to 52,000 plus benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Dudley, West Midlands (County)
Ashdown IT
Salary: £15000 - £18000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Kingswinford, West Midlands (County)
Senitor Associates
Salary: £20000 per annum + Great Company
Posted: 2 days ago
Kingswinford, West Midlands (County)
Senitor Associates
Posted: 2 days ago
Warwick, Warwickshire
Vertical IT
Salary: £25000 - £40000 per annum + bonus & bens
Posted: 2 days ago
West Midlands
Reed Professional Services
Salary: £200 - £275 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
Burton-On-Trent, Staffordshire
Bluetownonline
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 4 days ago
Lichfield, Staffordshire
Arden Resourcing Limited
Salary: From £25,000 to £45,000 per annum
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
Halesowen, West Midlands (County)
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 20,000 - 30,000 + benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Worcester, Worcestershire
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 25,000 - 35,000
Posted: 5 days ago
Leamington Spa, Warwickshire
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 25,000 - 35,000
Posted: 5 days ago
Coventry
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Salary: £35000.00 - £45000.00 per annum + excellent bens
Posted: 8 days ago
Stratford-Upon-Avon, Warwickshire
Enable
Salary: From £40,000 to £50,000 per annum (negotiable)
Posted: 14 days ago
Worcestershire
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Salary: £30000.00 - £40000.00 per annum + excellent benefits
Posted: 17 days ago