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 19 February 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
19 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Computer Science (Computing Science)
England / West Midlands
Rank 76 68 103
Rank change year-on-year
-8 +35
Permanent jobs citing Computer Science 148 215 119
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 3.16% 3.67% 2.37%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 8.65% 10.29% 6.91%
Number of salaries quoted 110 188 109
Median salary £35,000 £36,500 £28,750
Median salary % change year-on-year
-4.10% +26.95%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,000 £24,000 £19,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £70,000 £56,500
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £38,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.89% -3.75%

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
1711 2090 1723
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 36.54% 35.65% 34.25%
Number of salaries quoted 1288 1615 1479
Median salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £60,000 £65,000
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 19 February 2017.

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 19 February 2017. 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 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 +5 65 £27,500 -26.66% 6
Coventry +6 20 £45,000 +16.12% 1
Staffordshire -4 20 £47,500 +46.15%
Warwickshire +1 17 £35,000 - 2
Worcestershire -20 6 £23,000 +12.19% 4
Solihull -12 4 £34,250 -27.89% 1
Halesowen - 3 £23,000 -
Dudley +11 2 £37,500 +20.96%
Shropshire -4 2 £35,750 -
Herefordshire -30 2 £45,000 -25.00%
Wolverhampton - 2 £76,250 -
Walsall +13 1 - -
West Bromwich +9 1 £40,000 +40.35%
Computer Science
England

Computer Science
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 19 February 2017, 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.

1 304 (83.29%) Degree
2 165 (45.21%) Software Engineering
3 115 (31.51%) JavaScript
4 112 (30.68%) HTML
5 111 (30.41%) SQL
6 108 (29.59%) .NET
7 103 (28.22%) CSS
8 101 (27.67%) C#
9 87 (23.84%) SQL Server
10 81 (22.19%) Java
11 78 (21.37%) Agile Software Development
12 77 (21.10%) Continuous Improvement
12 77 (21.10%) Data Centre
13 76 (20.82%) Finance
14 67 (18.36%) ITIL
14 67 (18.36%) Mathematics
15 65 (17.81%) Service Delivery
16 59 (16.16%) Cisco
17 57 (15.62%) Web Development
18 56 (15.34%) CheckPoint
19 55 (15.07%) HP
20 53 (14.52%) Microsoft
20 53 (14.52%) MySQL
21 50 (13.70%) Oracle
22 49 (13.42%) MVC
22 49 (13.42%) jQuery
23 48 (13.15%) VMware
23 48 (13.15%) ASP.NET
24 47 (12.88%) MS Excel
24 47 (12.88%) Project Management

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 11 (3.01%) IIS
2 6 (1.64%) Elasticsearch
3 5 (1.37%) Drupal
4 4 (1.10%) Umbraco
5 3 (0.82%) ArcGIS
5 3 (0.82%) CMS
5 3 (0.82%) MS Exchange
5 3 (0.82%) SharePoint
5 3 (0.82%) WordPress
6 2 (0.55%) nginx
6 2 (0.55%) OpenEdge
6 2 (0.55%) Tomcat
7 1 (0.27%) Apache Pig
7 1 (0.27%) Apache Solr
7 1 (0.27%) Apache Spark
7 1 (0.27%) BizTalk Server
7 1 (0.27%) EPiServer
7 1 (0.27%) GlassFish
7 1 (0.27%) Jetty
7 1 (0.27%) SAS
Applications
1 47 (12.88%) MS Excel
2 14 (3.84%) MS Office
3 3 (0.82%) MS PowerPoint
4 1 (0.27%) Blender
4 1 (0.27%) CATIA
Business Applications
1 11 (3.01%) Sentinel
2 8 (2.19%) Magento
3 3 (0.82%) Dynamics CRM
4 2 (0.55%) Shopify
5 1 (0.27%) Dynamics AX
5 1 (0.27%) ENOVIA
5 1 (0.27%) OpenCart
5 1 (0.27%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
5 1 (0.27%) Salesforce.com CRM
5 1 (0.27%) SAP Business One
5 1 (0.27%) SAP Forecasting and Replenishment
Cloud Services
1 43 (11.78%) Microsoft Azure
2 42 (11.51%) Amazon AWS
3 34 (9.32%) Amazon EC2
4 33 (9.04%) IaaS
4 33 (9.04%) PaaS
5 12 (3.29%) SaaS
6 7 (1.92%) GitHub
7 5 (1.37%) Office 365
8 2 (0.55%) Google Cloud Platform
9 1 (0.27%) Cloud Computing
9 1 (0.27%) CloudFront
Communications & Networking
1 34 (9.32%) Firewall
2 32 (8.77%) WAN
3 26 (7.12%) LAN
4 23 (6.30%) OSPF
5 10 (2.74%) TCP/IP
6 9 (2.47%) Internet
7 5 (1.37%) DNS
8 3 (0.82%) HTTP
9 2 (0.55%) DHCP
9 2 (0.55%) SSL
9 2 (0.55%) tcpdump
10 1 (0.27%) Cisco IOS
10 1 (0.27%) Network Security
10 1 (0.27%) RS-232
10 1 (0.27%) Skype
10 1 (0.27%) VPN
10 1 (0.27%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 87 (23.84%) SQL Server
2 53 (14.52%) MySQL
3 26 (7.12%) DB2
4 21 (5.75%) Relational Database
5 18 (4.93%) NoSQL
6 12 (3.29%) MongoDB
7 11 (3.01%) RDBMS
8 8 (2.19%) SQL Server 2008
9 7 (1.92%) SQL Server 2012
9 7 (1.92%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 7 (1.92%) SQL Server Reporting Services
10 6 (1.64%) PostgreSQL
10 6 (1.64%) Riak
11 4 (1.10%) Apache Hive
11 4 (1.10%) Hadoop
11 4 (1.10%) Neo4j
12 3 (0.82%) Big Data
12 3 (0.82%) Data Warehouse
12 3 (0.82%) Spatial Data
13 2 (0.55%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 27 (7.40%) Git (software)
2 15 (4.11%) Selenium
3 12 (3.29%) Jenkins
4 11 (3.01%) Visual Studio
5 10 (2.74%) JUnit
6 9 (2.47%) Subversion
6 9 (2.47%) TeamCity
7 6 (1.64%) Mercurial
8 5 (1.37%) GDB
9 4 (1.10%) Grunt
9 4 (1.10%) gulp
9 4 (1.10%) TestNG
10 3 (0.82%) Cucumber
10 3 (0.82%) JIRA
11 2 (0.55%) Concordion
11 2 (0.55%) FitNesse
11 2 (0.55%) Maven
11 2 (0.55%) SoapUI
11 2 (0.55%) Visual Studio Tools for Office
11 2 (0.55%) WebDriver
General
1 76 (20.82%) Finance
2 45 (12.33%) Retail
3 34 (9.32%) Publishing
4 15 (4.11%) Marketing
5 8 (2.19%) Automotive
6 5 (1.37%) Advertising
7 4 (1.10%) Manufacturing
8 3 (0.82%) Electronics
8 3 (0.82%) Telecoms
9 2 (0.55%) Back Office
9 2 (0.55%) Banking
9 2 (0.55%) Games
9 2 (0.55%) Legal
10 1 (0.27%) Brand Awareness
10 1 (0.27%) French Language
10 1 (0.27%) German Language
10 1 (0.27%) Investment Banking
10 1 (0.27%) Local Government
10 1 (0.27%) Swedish Language
Job Titles
1 147 (40.27%) Developer
2 73 (20.00%) Graduate
3 47 (12.88%) Analyst
4 40 (10.96%) Architect
5 38 (10.41%) Graduate Developer
6 34 (9.32%) Junior
7 32 (8.77%) .NET Developer
7 32 (8.77%) Graduate Analyst
7 32 (8.77%) Junior Developer
8 28 (7.67%) Technical Analyst
9 27 (7.40%) Graduate Technical Analyst
10 24 (6.58%) C# Developer
10 24 (6.58%) Software Developer
10 24 (6.58%) Solutions Architect
11 23 (6.30%) Graduate .NET Developer
11 23 (6.30%) Java Developer
11 23 (6.30%) PHP Developer
12 20 (5.48%) Network Engineer
13 19 (5.21%) Senior Network Engineer
13 19 (5.21%) Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 112 (30.68%) HTML
2 108 (29.59%) .NET
3 103 (28.22%) CSS
4 49 (13.42%) jQuery
5 48 (13.15%) ASP.NET
6 41 (11.23%) HTML5
7 37 (10.14%) Web Services
8 34 (9.32%) XML
9 25 (6.85%) AngularJS
10 23 (6.30%) ASP.NET MVC
11 18 (4.93%) ASP.NET Web Forms
12 17 (4.66%) SOAP
12 17 (4.66%) Spring
13 16 (4.38%) CSS3
14 14 (3.84%) .NET Framework
15 13 (3.56%) Ajax
15 13 (3.56%) Hibernate
15 13 (3.56%) React
16 11 (3.01%) WCF
17 9 (2.47%) Velocity
Miscellaneous
1 77 (21.10%) Data Centre
2 67 (18.36%) Mathematics
3 45 (12.33%) Physics
4 43 (11.78%) Analytical Skills
5 32 (8.77%) CMDB
6 20 (5.48%) Enterprise Software
7 15 (4.11%) Management Information System
7 15 (4.11%) User Experience
8 9 (2.47%) Algorithms
8 9 (2.47%) Data Structures
8 9 (2.47%) Inversion of Control
8 9 (2.47%) N-Tier
9 7 (1.92%) Public Cloud
10 6 (1.64%) Artificial Intelligence
10 6 (1.64%) Replication
11 5 (1.37%) Mobile App
11 5 (1.37%) Statistics
12 4 (1.10%) Credit Risk
12 4 (1.10%) Economics
13 3 (0.82%) Derivative
Operating Systems
1 36 (9.86%) Linux
2 30 (8.22%) Windows
3 11 (3.01%) Unix
3 11 (3.01%) Windows 10
4 10 (2.74%) Windows 7
5 6 (1.64%) Android
5 6 (1.64%) Windows 8
5 6 (1.64%) Windows Server
6 3 (0.82%) Apple iOS
6 3 (0.82%) Mac OS X
6 3 (0.82%) VyOS
7 1 (0.27%) Embedded Linux
7 1 (0.27%) Windows Mobile
Processes & Methodologies
1 165 (45.21%) Software Engineering
2 78 (21.37%) Agile Software Development
3 77 (21.10%) Continuous Improvement
4 67 (18.36%) ITIL
5 65 (17.81%) Service Delivery
6 57 (15.62%) Web Development
7 49 (13.42%) MVC
8 47 (12.88%) Project Management
9 41 (11.23%) Line Management
10 40 (10.96%) Presales
10 40 (10.96%) PRINCE2
10 40 (10.96%) Root Cause Analysis
11 39 (10.68%) OO
11 39 (10.68%) Requirements Analysis
12 38 (10.41%) Mentoring
13 37 (10.14%) OOP
13 37 (10.14%) Service Management
14 36 (9.86%) TOGAF
15 35 (9.59%) Technical Architecture
16 33 (9.04%) Zachman Framework
Programming Languages
1 115 (31.51%) JavaScript
2 111 (30.41%) SQL
3 101 (27.67%) C#
4 81 (22.19%) Java
5 42 (11.51%) PHP
6 26 (7.12%) C++
7 23 (6.30%) VB.NET
8 20 (5.48%) PowerShell
8 20 (5.48%) Python
8 20 (5.48%) T-SQL
9 17 (4.66%) Erlang
10 12 (3.29%) Go
10 12 (3.29%) Ruby
11 11 (3.01%) C
12 10 (2.74%) R
13 8 (2.19%) Clojure
13 8 (2.19%) F#
13 8 (2.19%) Haskell
13 8 (2.19%) VB
14 6 (1.64%) Scala
Qualifications
1 304 (83.29%) Degree
2 41 (11.23%) ISEB
3 32 (8.77%) PMI Certification
3 32 (8.77%) PMP
4 23 (6.30%) ITIL Certification
5 19 (5.21%) Microsoft Certification
6 15 (4.11%) MCP
7 14 (3.84%) Security Cleared
8 13 (3.56%) SC Cleared
9 11 (3.01%) MCSE
10 8 (2.19%) ISTQB
11 7 (1.92%) CCNA
11 7 (1.92%) Cisco Certification
11 7 (1.92%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
11 7 (1.92%) Sun Certification
12 6 (1.64%) MCSD
13 4 (1.10%) MCAD
13 4 (1.10%) MCTS
13 4 (1.10%) PRINCE2 Certification
14 3 (0.82%) PhD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 36 (9.86%) QA
2 6 (1.64%) COBIT
3 3 (0.82%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 3 (0.82%) SLA
4 2 (0.55%) Data Quality
5 1 (0.27%) GPG13
5 1 (0.27%) GxP
5 1 (0.27%) PCI DSS
5 1 (0.27%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 41 (11.23%) VMware Infrastructure
2 36 (9.86%) Virtual Machines
3 13 (3.56%) Active Directory
4 9 (2.47%) Docker
5 3 (0.82%) Cygwin
6 2 (0.55%) Samba
6 2 (0.55%) Squid
7 1 (0.27%) Apache ZooKeeper
7 1 (0.27%) Firmware
7 1 (0.27%) HDFS
7 1 (0.27%) Virtual Servers
7 1 (0.27%) Xen
Systems Management
1 33 (9.04%) SCVMM
2 10 (2.74%) SCCM
3 7 (1.92%) SCOrch
3 7 (1.92%) vRealize
4 3 (0.82%) Ansible
4 3 (0.82%) Kubernetes
5 2 (0.55%) Opscode Chef
5 2 (0.55%) Puppet
6 1 (0.27%) Graphite
6 1 (0.27%) Hadoop YARN
6 1 (0.27%) Kibana
6 1 (0.27%) logstash
6 1 (0.27%) Nagios
6 1 (0.27%) Nessus
6 1 (0.27%) Nmap
Vendors
1 59 (16.16%) Cisco
2 56 (15.34%) CheckPoint
3 55 (15.07%) HP
4 53 (14.52%) Microsoft
5 50 (13.70%) Oracle
6 48 (13.15%) VMware
7 32 (8.77%) Juniper
8 29 (7.95%) Fortinet
9 26 (7.12%) BMC
9 26 (7.12%) Citrix
9 26 (7.12%) EMC
9 26 (7.12%) IBM
9 26 (7.12%) NetApp
10 8 (2.19%) SAP
11 7 (1.92%) Sun
12 6 (1.64%) Brocade
12 6 (1.64%) F5
12 6 (1.64%) Google
13 3 (0.82%) Vyatta
14 2 (0.55%) Aprimo
Redditch, Worcestershire
Harvey Nash
Salary: Competitive Benefits
Posted: 4 hours ago
Birmingham
Monarch Recruitment Ltd.
Posted: 3 days ago
Solihull
Energize Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Coventry, West Midlands (County)
Aria Select Ltd
Salary: From £25,000 to £50,000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
West Midlands
IT Connections
Salary: 45000
Posted: 2 days ago
Malvern, Worcestershire
Big Red Recruitment
Salary: £20000 - £25000 per annum + remote working
Posted: 3 days ago
Redditch, Worcestershire
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: £45000 - £58000 per annum + competitive benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Redditch, Worcestershire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Worcester, Worcestershire
Big Red Recruitment
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + Remote working
Posted: 4 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Reynolds and Reynolds
Salary: From £17,000 to £26,000 per annum
Posted: 23 days ago
Stratford-Upon-Avon, Warwickshire
Enable
Salary: From £25,000 to £35,000 per annum
Posted: 9 days ago
Stratford-Upon-Avon, Warwickshire
Enable
Salary: From £35,000 to £45,000 per annum
Posted: 9 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
EMBS Ltd
Salary: £35k - 40k per year + Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
FIS Global
Salary: Competitive + corporate benefits
Posted: 9 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Blueberry Consultants Ltd.
Posted: 25 days ago