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 21 October 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
21 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Computer Science (Computing Science)
Rank 77 70 56
Rank change year-on-year
-7 -14
Permanent jobs citing Computer Science 192 164 201
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 3.35% 3.14% 4.23%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 11.19% 9.57% 13.99%
Number of salaries quoted 169 151 166
Average salary £30,500 £37,500 £34,750
Average salary % change year-on-year
-18.66% +7.91%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £22,000 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £45,500 £52,500 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £35,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+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
1716 1714 1437
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 29.91% 32.85% 30.25%
Number of salaries quoted 1436 1439 1242
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £55,000 £58,250
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%

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 21 October 2014.

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 21 October 2014. 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 +9 72 £27,500 -40.86% 5
Worcestershire +11 29 £31,500 +23.52%
Warwickshire -14 28 £40,000 +10.34% 1
Coventry -8 16 £32,500 +12.06% 2
Staffordshire -15 16 £31,500 +5.00% 6
Shropshire +7 10 £29,500 - 1
Solihull -19 5 £39,000 -2.50% 2
Walsall - 2 £80,000 -
Herefordshire - 2 - -
Wolverhampton - 1 £30,000 -
Computer Science
England

Computer Science
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 21 October 2014, 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.

1 305 (82.21%) Degree
2 181 (48.79%) SQL Server
3 176 (47.44%) C#
4 175 (47.17%) .NET
5 139 (37.47%) SQL
6 127 (34.23%) HTML
7 118 (31.81%) JavaScript
8 116 (31.27%) Software Engineering
9 105 (28.30%) ASP.NET
10 95 (25.61%) Finance
11 91 (24.53%) Microsoft
12 90 (24.26%) CSS
13 82 (22.10%) Agile Software Development
14 75 (20.22%) Mathematics
15 72 (19.41%) VB.NET
16 70 (18.87%) XML
17 61 (16.44%) Java
18 60 (16.17%) Analytical Skills
19 55 (14.82%) Windows
20 50 (13.48%) MVC
21 49 (13.21%) Oracle
22 48 (12.94%) Visual Studio
23 46 (12.40%) C++
24 40 (10.78%) Linux
25 39 (10.51%) MS Excel
25 39 (10.51%) VB
25 39 (10.51%) Web Development
26 36 (9.70%) XSLT
27 34 (9.16%) OO
28 32 (8.63%) jQuery

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

For the 6 months to 21 October 2014, 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 29 (7.82%) SharePoint
2 23 (6.20%) Apache
2 23 (6.20%) Tomcat
3 13 (3.50%) JBoss
4 12 (3.23%) WebSphere
5 8 (2.16%) WebLogic
5 8 (2.16%) IBM Notes
5 8 (2.16%) Lotus Domino
6 5 (1.35%) BizTalk Server
7 4 (1.08%) SharePoint Server
7 4 (1.08%) CMS
7 4 (1.08%) SharePoint 2013
8 3 (0.81%) Drupal
8 3 (0.81%) Node.js
9 2 (0.54%) WordPress
9 2 (0.54%) IIS
10 1 (0.27%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
10 1 (0.27%) nginx
Applications
1 39 (10.51%) MS Excel
2 26 (7.01%) MS Office
3 5 (1.35%) TargetLink
4 4 (1.08%) MS Project
5 3 (0.81%) SPSS
6 2 (0.54%) MS PowerPoint
7 1 (0.27%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 6 (1.62%) Magento
2 4 (1.08%) Cognos TM1
3 3 (0.81%) Cognos Business Intelligence
4 2 (0.54%) Dynamics AX
5 1 (0.27%) SAP SD
Cloud Services
1 9 (2.43%) SuccessFactors
2 7 (1.89%) Microsoft Azure
3 5 (1.35%) SaaS
4 1 (0.27%) GitHub
4 1 (0.27%) Amazon AWS
4 1 (0.27%) Heroku
4 1 (0.27%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 15 (4.04%) Internet
2 14 (3.77%) DNS
3 13 (3.50%) Firewall
4 10 (2.70%) TCP/IP
5 7 (1.89%) LAN
5 7 (1.89%) WAN
5 7 (1.89%) DHCP
6 6 (1.62%) HTTPS
7 4 (1.08%) Intranet
7 4 (1.08%) EIGRP
7 4 (1.08%) VRRP
7 4 (1.08%) Wireless
7 4 (1.08%) VPN
7 4 (1.08%) FTP
7 4 (1.08%) VoIP
7 4 (1.08%) WLAN
7 4 (1.08%) HSRP
8 3 (0.81%) HTTP
9 2 (0.54%) Symposium
10 1 (0.27%) BGP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 181 (48.79%) SQL Server
2 22 (5.93%) Relational Database
3 17 (4.58%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 15 (4.04%) SQL Server 2008
4 15 (4.04%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 14 (3.77%) RDBMS
6 12 (3.23%) Oracle Database 11g
6 12 (3.23%) Oracle Database
7 11 (2.96%) MySQL
8 8 (2.16%) Big Data
8 8 (2.16%) Oracle Database 12c
8 8 (2.16%) Oracle ODI
8 8 (2.16%) SQL Server 2005
8 8 (2.16%) Data Warehouse
8 8 (2.16%) Oracle Database 10g
8 8 (2.16%) OLTP
8 8 (2.16%) Oracle Reports
9 6 (1.62%) Azure SQL Database
9 6 (1.62%) SQL Server Analysis Services
9 6 (1.62%) Crystal Reports
Development Applications
1 48 (12.94%) Visual Studio
2 15 (4.04%) Team Foundation Server
3 12 (3.23%) Git (software)
3 12 (3.23%) Mercurial
4 8 (2.16%) ClearCase
4 8 (2.16%) Toad
5 5 (1.35%) JIRA
6 4 (1.08%) Subversion
6 4 (1.08%) Eclipse
6 4 (1.08%) VSS/SourceSafe
7 3 (0.81%) Talend Open Studio
8 2 (0.54%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
9 1 (0.27%) Jenkins
9 1 (0.27%) JUnit
9 1 (0.27%) Dreamweaver
9 1 (0.27%) Xcode
9 1 (0.27%) Hudson
9 1 (0.27%) Maven
9 1 (0.27%) CruiseControl
9 1 (0.27%) NUnit
General
1 95 (25.61%) Finance
2 28 (7.55%) Automotive
3 17 (4.58%) Manufacturing
4 16 (4.31%) Retail
5 13 (3.50%) Aerospace
6 11 (2.96%) Games
6 11 (2.96%) Pharmaceutical
7 9 (2.43%) Electronics
8 7 (1.89%) Financial Institution
8 7 (1.89%) Telecoms
8 7 (1.89%) Legal
9 6 (1.62%) Banking
10 3 (0.81%) Investment Banking
11 2 (0.54%) German Language
11 2 (0.54%) Law
11 2 (0.54%) Front Office
12 1 (0.27%) Billing
12 1 (0.27%) Marketing
12 1 (0.27%) Local Government
12 1 (0.27%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 197 (53.10%) Developer
2 77 (20.75%) .NET Developer
3 73 (19.68%) Analyst
4 72 (19.41%) Graduate
5 64 (17.25%) C# Developer
6 43 (11.59%) Graduate Developer
7 41 (11.05%) Senior Developer
8 39 (10.51%) Junior
8 39 (10.51%) Software Developer
9 35 (9.43%) Support Analyst
9 35 (9.43%) C# .NET Developer
10 26 (7.01%) Graduate .NET Developer
10 26 (7.01%) Junior Developer
11 25 (6.74%) ASP.NET Developer
12 21 (5.66%) Senior C# Developer
13 20 (5.39%) Applications Support
14 19 (5.12%) Consultant
14 19 (5.12%) Software Engineer
14 19 (5.12%) Graduate C# Developer
15 18 (4.85%) Junior .NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 175 (47.17%) .NET
2 127 (34.23%) HTML
3 105 (28.30%) ASP.NET
4 90 (24.26%) CSS
5 70 (18.87%) XML
6 36 (9.70%) XSLT
7 32 (8.63%) jQuery
8 30 (8.09%) WPF
8 30 (8.09%) Web Services
9 25 (6.74%) DHTML
9 25 (6.74%) ASP.NET MVC
10 24 (6.47%) Ajax
11 21 (5.66%) WCF
12 16 (4.31%) Spring
12 16 (4.31%) LINQ
13 15 (4.04%) Hibernate
13 15 (4.04%) J2EE
13 15 (4.04%) Struts
14 13 (3.50%) .NET Framework
14 13 (3.50%) HTML5
Miscellaneous
1 75 (20.22%) Mathematics
2 60 (16.17%) Analytical Skills
3 28 (7.55%) Physics
4 21 (5.66%) Smartcard
5 19 (5.12%) Economics
6 9 (2.43%) Client/Server
7 8 (2.16%) Replication
8 7 (1.89%) GIS
8 7 (1.89%) 3D Graphics
8 7 (1.89%) SCADA
9 6 (1.62%) Telematics
9 6 (1.62%) Credit Risk
9 6 (1.62%) Remote Sensing
9 6 (1.62%) Mobile App
10 5 (1.35%) User Experience
10 5 (1.35%) Management Information System
11 4 (1.08%) Statistics
11 4 (1.08%) Mainframe
11 4 (1.08%) N-Tier
12 3 (0.81%) Data Integration
Operating Systems
1 55 (14.82%) Windows
2 40 (10.78%) Linux
3 26 (7.01%) UNIX
4 18 (4.85%) Windows Server 2008
5 16 (4.31%) Windows Server 2003
6 15 (4.04%) Windows XP
7 2 (0.54%) Apple iOS
7 2 (0.54%) Windows 7
7 2 (0.54%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 116 (31.27%) Software Engineering
2 82 (22.10%) Agile Software Development
3 50 (13.48%) MVC
4 39 (10.51%) Web Development
5 34 (9.16%) OO
6 24 (6.47%) Mentoring
7 23 (6.20%) Project Management
8 21 (5.66%) Cyber Security
8 21 (5.66%) Business Analysis
9 19 (5.12%) Business Intelligence
9 19 (5.12%) Time Management
10 16 (4.31%) CRM
11 15 (4.04%) OOP
11 15 (4.04%) Continuous Integration
12 14 (3.77%) Scrum
12 14 (3.77%) Performance Tuning
13 12 (3.23%) Unit Testing
13 12 (3.23%) UML
14 11 (2.96%) OOD
14 11 (2.96%) SOA
Programming Languages
1 176 (47.44%) C#
2 139 (37.47%) SQL
3 118 (31.81%) JavaScript
4 72 (19.41%) VB.NET
5 61 (16.44%) Java
6 46 (12.40%) C++
7 39 (10.51%) VB
8 29 (7.82%) C
9 21 (5.66%) XAML
10 17 (4.58%) PHP
11 16 (4.31%) PL/SQL
12 15 (4.04%) Shell Script
13 14 (3.77%) Python
13 14 (3.77%) T-SQL
14 8 (2.16%) PHP5
15 5 (1.35%) Perl
15 5 (1.35%) Embedded C
16 4 (1.08%) Ruby
16 4 (1.08%) VB6
16 4 (1.08%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 305 (82.21%) Degree
2 28 (7.55%) Microsoft Certification
3 15 (4.04%) Sun Certification
3 15 (4.04%) OCPJP
3 15 (4.04%) OCMJD
4 12 (3.23%) Cisco Certification
5 7 (1.89%) PhD
6 6 (1.62%) CCNA
6 6 (1.62%) ISEB
6 6 (1.62%) MCSD
7 5 (1.35%) Security Cleared
7 5 (1.35%) ISTQB
8 4 (1.08%) MCTS
8 4 (1.08%) HND
9 3 (0.81%) Six Sigma Black Belt
10 2 (0.54%) MCSE
10 2 (0.54%) MCP
11 1 (0.27%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
11 1 (0.27%) HNC
11 1 (0.27%) Postgraduate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 22 (5.93%) QA
2 5 (1.35%) SLA
3 3 (0.81%) ISO 9000
3 3 (0.81%) TickIT
3 3 (0.81%) Data Quality
4 1 (0.27%) PCI DSS
4 1 (0.27%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 8 (2.16%) Oracle RAC
1 8 (2.16%) Oracle RMAN
2 5 (1.35%) Squid
3 1 (0.27%) Active Directory
3 1 (0.27%) Samba
3 1 (0.27%) VMware ESXi
3 1 (0.27%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 8 (2.16%) Data Guard
2 2 (0.54%) SCCM
3 1 (0.27%) Puppet
Vendors
1 91 (24.53%) Microsoft
2 49 (13.21%) Oracle
3 15 (4.04%) Sun
4 10 (2.70%) Cisco
4 10 (2.70%) IBM
4 10 (2.70%) HP
5 8 (2.16%) VMware
5 8 (2.16%) Lotus
6 6 (1.62%) Citrix
6 6 (1.62%) SAP
7 5 (1.35%) Cognos
7 5 (1.35%) CheckPoint
7 5 (1.35%) SonicWALL
7 5 (1.35%) Zend
7 5 (1.35%) Kaseya
8 4 (1.08%) AccuRev
8 4 (1.08%) Avaya
9 3 (0.81%) Talend
9 3 (0.81%) Informatica
10 2 (0.54%) Infor
West Midlands
Coburg Banks IT
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + Benefits package / Pension
Posted: 11 hours ago
Rugby, Warwickshire
Oscar Associates (UK) Ltd
Salary: £20000 - £35000 per annum
Posted: 11 hours ago
Stoke-On-Trent, Staffordshire
GE
Salary: Competitive salary
Posted: 12 hours ago
Staffordshire
Spring Technology
Salary: £23000.00 - £25000.00 per annum
Posted: 14 hours ago
Birmingham
Recruitment Revolution Limited
Salary: £30,000 per annum Benefits + Share options + Pension + More
Posted: Yesterday
Henley-In-Arden, West Midlands (County)
I4 Recruitment
Salary: Market related
Posted: Yesterday
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Aximis (West) Limited
Salary: Up to £60K basic + Excellent bonus and Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
BTR Recruitment Ltd.
Salary: From £20,000 to £25,000 per annum plus team bonus !
Posted: 3 days ago
West Midlands
Computer Futures
Salary: £80000 - £90000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 5 days ago
Coventry, West Midlands (County)
ReThink Recruitment
Salary: £32000 - £38000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Coventry, West Midlands (County)
ReThink Recruitment
Salary: £25000 - £30000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Solihull, West Midlands (County)
Next Move IT
Salary: £34000 - £44000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Solihull, West Midlands (County)
Spring Technology
Salary: £35000.00 - £50000.00 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Rugeley
Recruitment Genius
Salary: £26000 - £32000 per annum
Posted: 8 days ago
Birmingham
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Salary: £30000.00 - £50000.00 per annum + bonus and company car
Posted: 18 days ago
Birmingham
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Salary: £42000 - £45000 per annum + 25Days Holiday, Home Working
Posted: 18 days ago
Lichfield
Recruitment Genius
Salary: £40000 - £55000 per annum
Posted: 21 days ago
Lichfield, Staffordshire
Existent Ltd
Salary: From £40,000 to £55,000 per annum
Posted: 22 days ago
West Midlands
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 23 days ago
Telford
Blue Town Online
Salary: £16k per year
Posted: 26 days ago