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 9 December 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
9 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Computer Science (Computing Science)
Rank 72 68 110
Rank change year-on-year
-4 +42
Permanent jobs citing Computer Science 189 190 140
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 3.46% 3.73% 2.47%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 9.34% 11.58% 7.39%
Number of salaries quoted 135 157 134
Median salary £33,000 £35,000 £30,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-5.71% +16.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £22,500 £22,000
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £70,000 £43,800
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £38,750 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+3.22% +3.33%
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
2024 1641 1894
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 37.10% 32.19% 33.47%
Number of salaries quoted 1492 1310 1637
Median salary £40,000 £38,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+3.89% -3.75%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £65,000 £57,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £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 9 December 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 9 December 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 +18 102 £27,500 -26.66% 5
Warwickshire +3 25 £24,500 -10.09% 1
Staffordshire -5 25 £46,500 +86.00% 5
Coventry -19 13 £41,250 +10.00% 3
Shropshire -10 5 £38,500 +45.28%
Wolverhampton - 4 £77,500 - 1
Dudley +9 3 £37,500 +27.11%
Walsall +13 2 - -
Worcestershire -18 1 £23,000 -8.00% 3
Computer Science
England

Computer Science
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 9 December 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.

1 388 (86.22%) Degree
2 187 (41.56%) Software Engineering
3 160 (35.56%) SQL
4 146 (32.44%) JavaScript
5 135 (30.00%) HTML
6 132 (29.33%) C#
7 130 (28.89%) .NET
8 122 (27.11%) CSS
9 104 (23.11%) Java
10 103 (22.89%) SQL Server
11 101 (22.44%) Finance
12 93 (20.67%) Mathematics
13 91 (20.22%) Continuous Improvement
14 90 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
15 82 (18.22%) Data Centre
16 80 (17.78%) MySQL
17 78 (17.33%) MS Excel
17 78 (17.33%) jQuery
18 74 (16.44%) Web Development
19 73 (16.22%) ASP.NET
19 73 (16.22%) Service Delivery
20 72 (16.00%) ITIL
20 72 (16.00%) Microsoft
21 66 (14.67%) Oracle
22 64 (14.22%) MVC
22 64 (14.22%) Retail
23 63 (14.00%) Project Management
23 63 (14.00%) PHP
24 58 (12.89%) Cisco
25 57 (12.67%) Requirements Analysis

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 14 (3.11%) IIS
2 11 (2.44%) Drupal
3 10 (2.22%) Elasticsearch
4 7 (1.56%) Umbraco
5 6 (1.33%) Apache
6 3 (0.67%) ArcGIS
6 3 (0.67%) CMS
6 3 (0.67%) Exchange Server 2007
6 3 (0.67%) MindAlign
6 3 (0.67%) MS Exchange
7 2 (0.44%) nginx
8 1 (0.22%) Apache Pig
8 1 (0.22%) Apache Solr
8 1 (0.22%) Apache Spark
8 1 (0.22%) GlassFish
8 1 (0.22%) SAS
8 1 (0.22%) Tomcat
8 1 (0.22%) WordPress
Applications
1 78 (17.33%) MS Excel
2 20 (4.44%) MS Office
3 8 (1.78%) MS PowerPoint
4 3 (0.67%) Blender
5 1 (0.22%) CATIA
Business Applications
1 15 (3.33%) Sentinel
2 12 (2.67%) Oracle 11i
2 12 (2.67%) Oracle EBS R12
3 8 (1.78%) Magento
3 8 (1.78%) Oracle EBS
3 8 (1.78%) Oracle Financials
4 4 (0.89%) Oracle Applications
4 4 (0.89%) Oracle Assets
4 4 (0.89%) Oracle Cash Management
4 4 (0.89%) Oracle General Ledger
4 4 (0.89%) Oracle Payables
4 4 (0.89%) Oracle Receivables
5 3 (0.67%) Dynamics CRM
6 2 (0.44%) Shopify
7 1 (0.22%) Dynamics AX
7 1 (0.22%) ENOVIA
7 1 (0.22%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
7 1 (0.22%) Pivotal CRM
7 1 (0.22%) SAP Oil and Gas
7 1 (0.22%) SAP Retail
Cloud Services
1 48 (10.67%) Amazon AWS
2 45 (10.00%) Microsoft Azure
3 43 (9.56%) PaaS
4 42 (9.33%) Amazon EC2
4 42 (9.33%) IaaS
5 23 (5.11%) SaaS
6 16 (3.56%) GitHub
7 4 (0.89%) Google Cloud Platform
8 2 (0.44%) Office 365
9 1 (0.22%) Flurry Analytics
9 1 (0.22%) Google Analytics
Communications & Networking
1 41 (9.11%) Firewall
2 28 (6.22%) WAN
3 16 (3.56%) Internet
4 15 (3.33%) LAN
4 15 (3.33%) OSPF
4 15 (3.33%) TCP/IP
5 5 (1.11%) SSL
6 4 (0.89%) DAB
6 4 (0.89%) HTTP
7 3 (0.67%) Cisco ASA
7 3 (0.67%) Cisco Nexus
7 3 (0.67%) IMAP
7 3 (0.67%) LDAP
7 3 (0.67%) OpenLDAP
7 3 (0.67%) S/MIME
7 3 (0.67%) Skype
7 3 (0.67%) SMTP
8 2 (0.44%) DNS
8 2 (0.44%) SAN
8 2 (0.44%) tcpdump
Database & Business Intelligence
1 103 (22.89%) SQL Server
2 80 (17.78%) MySQL
3 29 (6.44%) DB2
4 16 (3.56%) SQL Server 2008
5 15 (3.33%) MongoDB
6 14 (3.11%) NoSQL
7 13 (2.89%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 13 (2.89%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 12 (2.67%) PostgreSQL
8 12 (2.67%) SQL Server 2012
9 11 (2.44%) Relational Database
10 8 (1.78%) SQL Server 2000
10 8 (1.78%) SQL Server 2005
11 4 (0.89%) Apache Hive
11 4 (0.89%) Hadoop
12 3 (0.67%) Big Data
12 3 (0.67%) Data Warehouse
12 3 (0.67%) Riak
12 3 (0.67%) Spatial Data
13 2 (0.44%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 36 (8.00%) Git (software)
2 18 (4.00%) Selenium
3 17 (3.78%) Visual Studio
4 14 (3.11%) Jenkins
5 11 (2.44%) Subversion
6 10 (2.22%) JUnit
7 9 (2.00%) TeamCity
8 8 (1.78%) GDB
8 8 (1.78%) Grunt
8 8 (1.78%) gulp
9 6 (1.33%) Mercurial
10 5 (1.11%) WebDriver
11 4 (0.89%) JIRA
11 4 (0.89%) LoadRunner
11 4 (0.89%) Maven
11 4 (0.89%) Visual Studio Team System
12 3 (0.67%) TestNG
13 2 (0.44%) QADirector
13 2 (0.44%) Team Foundation Server
13 2 (0.44%) Visual Studio Tools for Office
General
1 101 (22.44%) Finance
2 64 (14.22%) Retail
3 43 (9.56%) Publishing
4 19 (4.22%) Marketing
5 14 (3.11%) Automotive
6 9 (2.00%) Games
6 9 (2.00%) Manufacturing
7 8 (1.78%) French Language
7 8 (1.78%) German Language
8 6 (1.33%) Advertising
8 6 (1.33%) Banking
8 6 (1.33%) Investment Banking
9 5 (1.11%) Retail Banking
9 5 (1.11%) Swedish Language
10 4 (0.89%) General Ledger
11 3 (0.67%) Military
12 2 (0.44%) Back Office
12 2 (0.44%) Electronics
12 2 (0.44%) Legal
12 2 (0.44%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 208 (46.22%) Developer
2 87 (19.33%) Graduate
3 65 (14.44%) Analyst
4 51 (11.33%) .NET Developer
5 46 (10.22%) Graduate Developer
6 41 (9.11%) Junior
7 39 (8.67%) Junior Developer
8 37 (8.22%) PHP Developer
9 35 (7.78%) Software Developer
10 32 (7.11%) Graduate Analyst
11 31 (6.89%) Architect
11 31 (6.89%) C# Developer
11 31 (6.89%) Java Developer
11 31 (6.89%) Software Engineer
12 27 (6.00%) C# .NET Developer
13 25 (5.56%) Graduate .NET Developer
14 24 (5.33%) JavaScript Developer
14 24 (5.33%) Technical Analyst
15 23 (5.11%) HTML Developer
15 23 (5.11%) SQL Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 135 (30.00%) HTML
2 130 (28.89%) .NET
3 122 (27.11%) CSS
4 78 (17.33%) jQuery
5 73 (16.22%) ASP.NET
6 49 (10.89%) Web Services
7 43 (9.56%) HTML5
8 36 (8.00%) XML
9 35 (7.78%) CSS3
10 27 (6.00%) AngularJS
11 23 (5.11%) ASP.NET MVC
12 20 (4.44%) Ajax
13 19 (4.22%) Hibernate
13 19 (4.22%) J2EE
13 19 (4.22%) Spring
14 17 (3.78%) .NET Framework
15 15 (3.33%) React
15 15 (3.33%) RESTful
16 13 (2.89%) ASP.NET Web Forms
16 13 (2.89%) Node.js
Miscellaneous
1 93 (20.67%) Mathematics
2 82 (18.22%) Data Centre
3 53 (11.78%) Physics
4 43 (9.56%) Analytical Skills
5 42 (9.33%) CMDB
6 25 (5.56%) Enterprise Software
7 19 (4.22%) User Experience
8 15 (3.33%) Public Cloud
9 13 (2.89%) Management Information System
10 12 (2.67%) Artificial Intelligence
11 11 (2.44%) Algorithms
11 11 (2.44%) Blackberry
11 11 (2.44%) Data Structures
11 11 (2.44%) Mobile Computing
12 7 (1.56%) Virtual Team
13 6 (1.33%) CUDA
13 6 (1.33%) Economics
13 6 (1.33%) Mobile App
13 6 (1.33%) Statistics
14 5 (1.11%) Derivative
Operating Systems
1 51 (11.33%) Windows
2 46 (10.22%) Linux
3 20 (4.44%) Unix
4 19 (4.22%) Android
5 17 (3.78%) Apple iOS
6 11 (2.44%) Windows Mobile
7 10 (2.22%) Windows 7
8 8 (1.78%) Windows 10
8 8 (1.78%) Windows 8
9 7 (1.56%) Windows Server
10 6 (1.33%) Mac OS X
11 5 (1.11%) Solaris
11 5 (1.11%) SUSE
12 3 (0.67%) CentOS
13 2 (0.44%) AIX
13 2 (0.44%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
14 1 (0.22%) Embedded Linux
14 1 (0.22%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 187 (41.56%) Software Engineering
2 91 (20.22%) Continuous Improvement
3 90 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
4 74 (16.44%) Web Development
5 73 (16.22%) Service Delivery
6 72 (16.00%) ITIL
7 64 (14.22%) MVC
8 63 (14.00%) Project Management
9 57 (12.67%) Line Management
9 57 (12.67%) Presales
9 57 (12.67%) Requirements Analysis
10 56 (12.44%) OO
11 45 (10.00%) Service Management
11 45 (10.00%) Technical Architecture
12 44 (9.78%) PRINCE2
12 44 (9.78%) TOGAF
12 44 (9.78%) Zachman Framework
13 41 (9.11%) ITIL V3
13 41 (9.11%) SDLC
14 40 (8.89%) Gantt Chart
Programming Languages
1 160 (35.56%) SQL
2 146 (32.44%) JavaScript
3 132 (29.33%) C#
4 104 (23.11%) Java
5 63 (14.00%) PHP
6 49 (10.89%) C++
7 41 (9.11%) VB.NET
8 31 (6.89%) T-SQL
9 27 (6.00%) Python
10 19 (4.22%) PowerShell
11 17 (3.78%) Go
12 16 (3.56%) C
13 12 (2.67%) Erlang
13 12 (2.67%) Ruby
14 10 (2.22%) Clojure
14 10 (2.22%) F#
14 10 (2.22%) Haskell
14 10 (2.22%) R
15 8 (1.78%) Perl
16 6 (1.33%) VB
Qualifications
1 388 (86.22%) Degree
2 49 (10.89%) ISEB
3 40 (8.89%) PMI Certification
3 40 (8.89%) PMP
4 23 (5.11%) Microsoft Certification
5 18 (4.00%) Cisco Certification
5 18 (4.00%) ITIL Certification
5 18 (4.00%) MCP
6 15 (3.33%) CCNA
6 15 (3.33%) Security Cleared
7 14 (3.11%) SC Cleared
8 11 (2.44%) Sun Certification
9 10 (2.22%) MCAD
9 10 (2.22%) MCSD
9 10 (2.22%) MCTS
10 8 (1.78%) MCSE
11 5 (1.11%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
12 4 (0.89%) ISTQB
12 4 (0.89%) PRINCE2 Certification
13 3 (0.67%) CCIE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 31 (6.89%) QA
2 4 (0.89%) GxP
2 4 (0.89%) Sarbanes-Oxley
2 4 (0.89%) SLA
3 2 (0.44%) Data Quality
4 1 (0.22%) TickIT
System Software
1 44 (9.78%) VMware Infrastructure
2 42 (9.33%) Virtual Machines
3 8 (1.78%) Active Directory
4 7 (1.56%) Docker
5 6 (1.33%) Cygwin
6 5 (1.11%) Firmware
7 3 (0.67%) Hyper-V
7 3 (0.67%) Sendmail
8 2 (0.44%) Samba
8 2 (0.44%) Squid
9 1 (0.22%) Apache ZooKeeper
9 1 (0.22%) HDFS
9 1 (0.22%) Virtual Servers
Systems Management
1 42 (9.33%) SCVMM
2 15 (3.33%) SCOrch
2 15 (3.33%) vRealize
3 8 (1.78%) SCCM
4 4 (0.89%) Kubernetes
5 3 (0.67%) Ansible
5 3 (0.67%) Opscode Chef
5 3 (0.67%) Puppet
6 2 (0.44%) NetBackup
6 2 (0.44%) Oracle RMAN
6 2 (0.44%) Oracle ZFS
6 2 (0.44%) Tivoli Storage Manager
6 2 (0.44%) Unicenter
7 1 (0.22%) Hadoop YARN
7 1 (0.22%) HP Quality Center
7 1 (0.22%) Nessus
7 1 (0.22%) Nmap
Vendors
1 72 (16.00%) Microsoft
2 66 (14.67%) Oracle
3 58 (12.89%) Cisco
4 56 (12.44%) HP
5 55 (12.22%) CheckPoint
6 52 (11.56%) VMware
7 40 (8.89%) Juniper
8 29 (6.44%) IBM
9 28 (6.22%) Fortinet
10 27 (6.00%) BMC
10 27 (6.00%) Citrix
10 27 (6.00%) EMC
10 27 (6.00%) NetApp
11 13 (2.89%) Brocade
11 13 (2.89%) F5
11 13 (2.89%) Sun
12 11 (2.44%) SAP
13 9 (2.00%) Google
14 3 (0.67%) Proofpoint
15 2 (0.44%) Xamarin
Hereford and Worcester
Exposed Solutions
Salary: £40000 - £55000 per annum
Posted: 10 hours ago
Hereford and Worcester
Exposed Solutions
Salary: £40000 - £55000 per annum
Posted: 10 hours ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 50,000 to 60,000 DOE
Posted: 16 hours ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Nigel Frank International Ltd
Salary: £17000 - £17500 per annum
Posted: 12 hours ago
Solihull, West Midlands (County)
Oscar
Salary: £20000 - £30000 per annum + Benefits Scheme & Flexible Hours
Posted: 13 hours ago
Coventry, West Midlands (County)
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: £45000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: 9 hours ago
Coventry
Churchill Frank
Salary: £40000 - £60000 per annum
Posted: 21 hours ago
Wolverhampton
Searchability
Salary: £22000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Vantage Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: From £40,000 to £50,000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Searchability
Salary: £20000 - £32000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Staffordshire
Searchability
Salary: £20000 - £43000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
West Midlands
Nigel Frank International Ltd
Posted: 4 days ago
Malvern, Worcestershire
Big Red Recruitment
Salary: £20000 - £26000 per annum + pension + 25 days holiday
Posted: 3 days ago
Malvern, Worcestershire
Experis Ltd
Posted: 2 days ago
Stoke-On-Trent, Staffordshire
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: Excellent Salary and Benefits - please contact for details
Posted: 4 days ago
Stoke-On-Trent, Staffordshire
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: Excellent Salary and Benefits - please contact for details
Posted: 4 days ago
Solihull
Applause IT Ltd
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 9 days ago
Solihull
Energize Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: 14 days ago
Solihull
Applause IT Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum + Benefits, Bonus etc
Posted: 16 days ago
Burton-On-Trent
Recruitment Genius Ltd
Salary: £25000 - £30000 per annum
Posted: 17 days ago
Stoke-On-Trent, Staffordshire
Uniting Ambition
Salary: £22k - 26k per year + bonus
Posted: 2 days ago
West Midlands
Bioepic
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 21 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Aston EyeTech Limited
Salary: Circa £36,000 per-annum, plus performance related bonus.
Posted: 21 days ago
Rugby
Bluetown Online LTD
Posted: 11 days ago