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 27 August 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
27 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Computer Science (Computing Science)
Rank 56 50 75
Rank change year-on-year
-6 +25
Permanent jobs citing Computer Science 251 256 191
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 4.39% 4.51% 3.48%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 11.99% 13.61% 10.04%
Number of salaries quoted 188 221 158
Median salary £30,000 £35,000 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-14.28% -
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £25,000 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £75,000 £52,500
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £38,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+3.89% +2.66%
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
2094 1881 1902
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 36.62% 33.10% 34.65%
Number of salaries quoted 1547 1483 1536
Median salary £38,500 £39,250 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-1.91% -1.87%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £25,000 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £65,000 £62,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £40,000 £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 27 August 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 27 August 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 -7 112 £27,500 -26.66% 8
Warwickshire +10 31 £32,500 +30.00% 5
Coventry +3 29 £30,000 -11.11% 3
Staffordshire -15 28 £32,500 -13.33%
Worcestershire +7 12 £27,500 -21.42%
Shropshire -6 6 £33,234 +25.41% 1
Solihull +13 3 £72,500 +97.27%
Wolverhampton +4 3 £55,000 +83.33%
Walsall -3 1 £80,000 +10.34%
Herefordshire -4 1 £42,500 - 1
Kingswinford - 1 £21,500 -
Sutton Coldfield - 1 £25,000 -
Computer Science
England

Computer Science
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 27 August 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.

1 460 (91.09%) Degree
2 182 (36.04%) SQL
3 173 (34.26%) Software Engineering
4 154 (30.50%) C#
5 151 (29.90%) JavaScript
6 143 (28.32%) HTML
7 139 (27.52%) .NET
8 129 (25.54%) Java
9 124 (24.55%) CSS
10 118 (23.37%) Agile Software Development
11 114 (22.57%) Finance
12 113 (22.38%) SQL Server
12 113 (22.38%) Microsoft
13 88 (17.43%) jQuery
14 87 (17.23%) MS Excel
15 83 (16.44%) Web Development
16 81 (16.04%) MySQL
17 78 (15.45%) ASP.NET
18 76 (15.05%) Mathematics
19 75 (14.85%) Oracle
20 73 (14.46%) PHP
21 70 (13.86%) Data Centre
22 69 (13.66%) C++
22 69 (13.66%) Project Management
23 67 (13.27%) OO
24 66 (13.07%) Linux
24 66 (13.07%) Web Services
25 65 (12.87%) Windows
26 62 (12.28%) MVC
26 62 (12.28%) Continuous Improvement

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 26 (5.15%) Apache
2 10 (1.98%) IIS
2 10 (1.98%) nginx
3 7 (1.39%) Drupal
4 5 (0.99%) Elasticsearch
5 4 (0.79%) CMS
6 3 (0.59%) Exchange Server 2007
6 3 (0.59%) MindAlign
6 3 (0.59%) MS Exchange
6 3 (0.59%) Umbraco
7 2 (0.40%) BizTalk Server
7 2 (0.40%) Oracle Workflow
7 2 (0.40%) SharePoint
8 1 (0.20%) OpenEdge
Applications
1 87 (17.23%) MS Excel
2 19 (3.76%) MS Office
3 7 (1.39%) MS PowerPoint
4 2 (0.40%) Blender
4 2 (0.40%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 22 (4.36%) Oracle 11i
1 22 (4.36%) Oracle EBS R12
2 18 (3.56%) Oracle EBS
2 18 (3.56%) Oracle Financials
3 16 (3.17%) Magento
4 10 (1.98%) Sentinel
5 6 (1.19%) Dynamics CRM
6 4 (0.79%) Oracle Applications
6 4 (0.79%) Oracle Assets
6 4 (0.79%) Oracle Cash Management
6 4 (0.79%) Oracle General Ledger
6 4 (0.79%) Oracle Payables
6 4 (0.79%) Oracle Receivables
7 3 (0.59%) Dynamics AX
7 3 (0.59%) SAP Oil and Gas
8 2 (0.40%) SAP APO
8 2 (0.40%) SAP LE
8 2 (0.40%) SAP MM
8 2 (0.40%) SAP Retail
8 2 (0.40%) SAP SD
Cloud Services
1 44 (8.71%) Amazon AWS
2 36 (7.13%) SaaS
3 33 (6.53%) PaaS
4 32 (6.34%) Amazon EC2
4 32 (6.34%) IaaS
4 32 (6.34%) Microsoft Azure
5 16 (3.17%) GitHub
6 6 (1.19%) Office 365
7 2 (0.40%) Amazon CloudSearch
7 2 (0.40%) Amazon ElastiCache
7 2 (0.40%) Amazon SQS
7 2 (0.40%) Google Analytics
7 2 (0.40%) Google Cloud Platform
7 2 (0.40%) Heroku
Communications & Networking
1 28 (5.54%) Firewall
2 22 (4.36%) Internet
3 16 (3.17%) TCP/IP
4 10 (1.98%) SAN
4 10 (1.98%) WAN
5 7 (1.39%) SSL
6 6 (1.19%) DAB
6 6 (1.19%) HTTP
7 3 (0.59%) Cisco ASA
7 3 (0.59%) Cisco Nexus
7 3 (0.59%) IMAP
7 3 (0.59%) LDAP
7 3 (0.59%) OpenLDAP
7 3 (0.59%) S/MIME
7 3 (0.59%) SMTP
8 2 (0.40%) ATM
8 2 (0.40%) CTI
8 2 (0.40%) Skype
9 1 (0.20%) Wi-Fi
9 1 (0.20%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 113 (22.38%) SQL Server
2 81 (16.04%) MySQL
3 27 (5.35%) DB2
4 18 (3.56%) SQL Server 2008
5 13 (2.57%) NoSQL
5 13 (2.57%) PostgreSQL
6 12 (2.38%) SQL Server 2012
7 11 (2.18%) MongoDB
7 11 (2.18%) Relational Database
8 8 (1.58%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 8 (1.58%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 7 (1.39%) MS Access
9 7 (1.39%) SQL Server 2000
9 7 (1.39%) SQL Server 2005
10 4 (0.79%) VLDB
11 3 (0.59%) Amazon DynamoDB
12 2 (0.40%) MariaDB
12 2 (0.40%) Redis
12 2 (0.40%) SAP HANA
12 2 (0.40%) SQLite
Development Applications
1 43 (8.51%) Git (software)
2 17 (3.37%) Visual Studio
3 13 (2.57%) JUnit
3 13 (2.57%) Selenium
4 11 (2.18%) Gradle
4 11 (2.18%) Grunt
4 11 (2.18%) gulp
5 10 (1.98%) JIRA
6 7 (1.39%) GDB
6 7 (1.39%) QADirector
6 7 (1.39%) TestPartner
7 6 (1.19%) Android Studio
7 6 (1.19%) Subversion
8 5 (0.99%) CocoaPods
8 5 (0.99%) Jenkins
8 5 (0.99%) Mercurial
8 5 (0.99%) Team Foundation Server
8 5 (0.99%) WebDriver
9 4 (0.79%) LoadRunner
9 4 (0.79%) Xcode
General
1 114 (22.57%) Finance
2 57 (11.29%) Retail
3 41 (8.12%) Publishing
4 28 (5.54%) Games
5 17 (3.37%) German Language
5 17 (3.37%) Marketing
6 15 (2.97%) Manufacturing
6 15 (2.97%) Telecoms
7 13 (2.57%) French Language
8 12 (2.38%) Local Government
9 9 (1.78%) Advertising
9 9 (1.78%) Automotive
10 6 (1.19%) Financial Institution
11 5 (0.99%) Banking
11 5 (0.99%) Investment Banking
11 5 (0.99%) Retail Banking
12 4 (0.79%) General Ledger
12 4 (0.79%) Swedish Language
13 3 (0.59%) Military
13 3 (0.59%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 236 (46.73%) Developer
2 83 (16.44%) Analyst
3 76 (15.05%) Graduate
4 57 (11.29%) Software Developer
5 48 (9.50%) Junior
6 46 (9.11%) Graduate Developer
7 44 (8.71%) Junior Developer
8 38 (7.52%) Architect
8 38 (7.52%) Software Engineer
9 37 (7.33%) .NET Developer
9 37 (7.33%) Business Analyst
9 37 (7.33%) PHP Developer
10 28 (5.54%) Java Developer
11 27 (5.35%) Technical Specialist
12 26 (5.15%) C# Developer
13 23 (4.55%) SQL Developer
13 23 (4.55%) Web Developer
14 22 (4.36%) C# Software Engineer
14 22 (4.36%) Oracle Analyst
15 20 (3.96%) C# Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 143 (28.32%) HTML
2 139 (27.52%) .NET
3 124 (24.55%) CSS
4 88 (17.43%) jQuery
5 78 (15.45%) ASP.NET
6 66 (13.07%) Web Services
7 60 (11.88%) HTML5
8 52 (10.30%) XML
9 51 (10.10%) CSS3
10 32 (6.34%) RESTful
11 25 (4.95%) AngularJS
12 23 (4.55%) ASP.NET MVC
13 22 (4.36%) .NET Framework
14 21 (4.16%) LAMP
15 19 (3.76%) REST
16 17 (3.37%) J2EE
16 17 (3.37%) JSON
16 17 (3.37%) Spring
17 16 (3.17%) Node.js
17 16 (3.17%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 76 (15.05%) Mathematics
2 70 (13.86%) Data Centre
3 47 (9.31%) Analytical Skills
4 40 (7.92%) Physics
5 37 (7.33%) CMDB
6 24 (4.75%) Management Information System
7 19 (3.76%) Algorithms
7 19 (3.76%) Enterprise Software
7 19 (3.76%) Mobile App
8 17 (3.37%) Blackberry
8 17 (3.37%) User Experience
9 16 (3.17%) Mobile Computing
10 15 (2.97%) Data Structures
11 13 (2.57%) Chemistry
11 13 (2.57%) Public Cloud
11 13 (2.57%) Statistics
11 13 (2.57%) Virtual Team
12 10 (1.98%) Clustering
13 7 (1.39%) Artificial Intelligence
13 7 (1.39%) CUDA
Operating Systems
1 66 (13.07%) Linux
2 65 (12.87%) Windows
3 44 (8.71%) Apple iOS
4 36 (7.13%) Android
5 28 (5.54%) Unix
6 19 (3.76%) Windows Mobile
7 13 (2.57%) Solaris
7 13 (2.57%) SUSE
8 11 (2.18%) Windows 7
9 10 (1.98%) AIX
9 10 (1.98%) Debian
9 10 (1.98%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 10 (1.98%) Ubuntu
9 10 (1.98%) Windows Server
10 7 (1.39%) Mac OS X
11 3 (0.59%) CentOS
11 3 (0.59%) Windows 10
11 3 (0.59%) Windows 8
12 1 (0.20%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 173 (34.26%) Software Engineering
2 118 (23.37%) Agile Software Development
3 83 (16.44%) Web Development
4 69 (13.66%) Project Management
5 67 (13.27%) OO
6 62 (12.28%) Continuous Improvement
6 62 (12.28%) MVC
7 58 (11.49%) Technical Architecture
8 54 (10.69%) Service Delivery
9 53 (10.50%) TOGAF
10 50 (9.90%) Line Management
10 50 (9.90%) Presales
10 50 (9.90%) Requirements Analysis
11 45 (8.91%) ITIL
12 42 (8.32%) Open Source
13 41 (8.12%) Scrum
13 41 (8.12%) SDLC
14 40 (7.92%) Zachman Framework
15 36 (7.13%) Migration
16 32 (6.34%) OOP
Programming Languages
1 182 (36.04%) SQL
2 154 (30.50%) C#
3 151 (29.90%) JavaScript
4 129 (25.54%) Java
5 73 (14.46%) PHP
6 69 (13.66%) C++
7 47 (9.31%) VB.NET
8 20 (3.96%) C
8 20 (3.96%) Python
9 17 (3.37%) Objective-C
9 17 (3.37%) T-SQL
10 15 (2.97%) Go
10 15 (2.97%) Perl
10 15 (2.97%) PHP 5
11 13 (2.57%) PL/SQL
12 12 (2.38%) Clojure
12 12 (2.38%) Erlang
12 12 (2.38%) Haskell
12 12 (2.38%) VB
13 11 (2.18%) Apple Swift
Qualifications
1 460 (91.09%) Degree
2 49 (9.70%) ISEB
3 27 (5.35%) PMI Certification
3 27 (5.35%) PMP
4 26 (5.15%) Microsoft Certification
5 15 (2.97%) Cisco Certification
6 12 (2.38%) CCNA
7 10 (1.98%) MCP
8 9 (1.78%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
8 9 (1.78%) Security Cleared
8 9 (1.78%) Sun Certification
9 8 (1.58%) MCSD
9 8 (1.58%) MCTS
9 8 (1.58%) SC Cleared
10 7 (1.39%) ISEB Practitioner
10 7 (1.39%) MCAD
11 6 (1.19%) ITIL Certification
12 4 (0.79%) CISSP
13 3 (0.59%) CCIE
13 3 (0.59%) MCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 28 (5.54%) QA
2 6 (1.19%) GxP
2 6 (1.19%) Sarbanes-Oxley
3 4 (0.79%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 3 (0.59%) TickIT
5 2 (0.40%) ISO 9000
5 2 (0.40%) PCI DSS
6 1 (0.20%) Data Quality
6 1 (0.20%) HMG Security Policy Framework
6 1 (0.20%) ISO 9001
6 1 (0.20%) SLA
System Software
1 31 (6.14%) VMware Infrastructure
2 30 (5.94%) Virtual Machines
3 16 (3.17%) Firmware
4 7 (1.39%) Cygwin
5 6 (1.19%) Docker
6 5 (0.99%) Hyper-V
7 4 (0.79%) Active Directory
8 3 (0.59%) Sendmail
9 1 (0.20%) Squid
Systems Management
1 30 (5.94%) SCVMM
2 12 (2.38%) SCOrch
2 12 (2.38%) vRealize
3 10 (1.98%) NetBackup
3 10 (1.98%) Oracle RMAN
3 10 (1.98%) Oracle ZFS
3 10 (1.98%) Tivoli Storage Manager
3 10 (1.98%) Unicenter
4 3 (0.59%) SCCM
5 2 (0.40%) Kubernetes
6 1 (0.20%) Ansible
6 1 (0.20%) HP Quality Center
6 1 (0.20%) Opscode Chef
6 1 (0.20%) Puppet
Vendors
1 113 (22.38%) Microsoft
2 75 (14.85%) Oracle
3 34 (6.73%) VMware
4 32 (6.34%) HP
5 30 (5.94%) Cisco
6 27 (5.35%) CheckPoint
6 27 (5.35%) IBM
6 27 (5.35%) Juniper
7 26 (5.15%) Google
8 19 (3.76%) Sun
9 17 (3.37%) BMC
9 17 (3.37%) Citrix
9 17 (3.37%) EMC
9 17 (3.37%) NetApp
10 12 (2.38%) Xamarin
11 11 (2.18%) SAP
12 10 (1.98%) Brocade
12 10 (1.98%) CA
12 10 (1.98%) F5
12 10 (1.98%) Veritas
Coventry
Nigel Frank International Ltd
Salary: £20000 - £35000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Shropshire
Nigel Frank International Ltd
Salary: £25000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 35,000 to 42,000 DOE
Posted: 3 days ago
Warwickshire
Edgar Cowen
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + Excellent Benefits Package
Posted: 3 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Montagu Olsen Associates
Salary: From £25,000 to £30,000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
West Midlands
Robert Walters
Salary: £25000 - £30000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 45,000 to 50,000
Posted: 3 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
FIS Global
Salary: Competitive + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Alcester, Warwickshire
Big Red Recruitment
Salary: £20000 - £25000 per annum + pension + medical care
Posted: 4 days ago
Hereford, Herefordshire
360 Resourcing Solutions
Posted: 3 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Westbourne Partners
Salary: up to £70,000 depending on experience
Posted: 5 days ago
Warwickshire
Austin Fraser
Salary: £35000.00 - £42000.00 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Westbourne Partners
Salary: From £50,000 to £80,000 per annum Negotiable depending on experience +
Posted: 4 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Colossus Associates
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum, Benefits 0
Posted: 3 days ago
Warwickshire
Edgar Cowen
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + Excellent Benefits Package
Posted: 3 days ago
Coventry, West Midlands (County)
Informatiq Consulting
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + pension , medical
Posted: 4 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Rolls Royce
Salary: Competitive + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 8 days ago
Coventry
Recruitment Genius Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £55000 per annum
Posted: 16 days ago
Warwick
Computer Futures
Salary: competitive
Posted: 23 days ago