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

3 months to
27 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Computer Science (Computing Science)
Rank 61 53 89
Rank change year-on-year
-8 +36
Permanent jobs citing Computer Science 247 260 173
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 4.01% 4.58% 3.18%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 10.77% 13.40% 9.00%
Number of salaries quoted 203 237 152
Median salary £32,500 £32,500 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
- -7.14%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £21,500 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £67,000 £50,000 £45,000
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £38,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+5.26% +1.33%
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
2294 1940 1922
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 37.28% 34.19% 35.28%
Number of salaries quoted 1625 1573 1615
Median salary £40,000 £37,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+6.66% -6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £65,000 £62,000
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 June 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 June 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 +2 95 £27,500 -17.29% 7
Staffordshire +5 45 £32,500 -25.71% 2
Coventry +3 30 £32,500 +4.00% 1
Warwickshire -8 24 £35,000 +16.66% 4
Solihull +11 17 £72,500 +101.38%
Worcestershire -17 6 £26,250 -25.00%
Shropshire -17 5 £36,469 +37.61%
Walsall -1 4 £75,000 - 1
West Bromwich -2 2 £33,250 -
Herefordshire - 2 £25,000 -
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 June 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.

1 469 (93.80%) Degree
2 172 (34.40%) SQL
3 170 (34.00%) C#
4 169 (33.80%) Software Engineering
5 150 (30.00%) .NET
6 149 (29.80%) HTML
7 148 (29.60%) JavaScript
8 131 (26.20%) SQL Server
9 128 (25.60%) CSS
10 118 (23.60%) Java
11 116 (23.20%) Microsoft
12 110 (22.00%) Agile Software Development
13 98 (19.60%) C++
14 86 (17.20%) Linux
15 83 (16.60%) Finance
16 82 (16.40%) Windows
17 78 (15.60%) ASP.NET
18 71 (14.20%) XML
18 71 (14.20%) Web Development
18 71 (14.20%) jQuery
19 70 (14.00%) Mathematics
19 70 (14.00%) OO
20 69 (13.80%) HTML5
21 65 (13.00%) Web Services
22 63 (12.60%) Oracle
23 61 (12.20%) PHP
23 61 (12.20%) MS Excel
23 61 (12.20%) Git (software)
24 60 (12.00%) MVC
25 59 (11.80%) MySQL

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 29 (5.80%) Apache
2 10 (2.00%) nginx
3 8 (1.60%) SharePoint
4 5 (1.00%) IIS
5 4 (0.80%) Apache Solr
5 4 (0.80%) CMS
6 2 (0.40%) BizTalk Server
6 2 (0.40%) Elasticsearch
6 2 (0.40%) GlassFish
6 2 (0.40%) OpenEdge
6 2 (0.40%) Oracle Workflow
6 2 (0.40%) Tomcat
6 2 (0.40%) WordPress
7 1 (0.20%) Drupal
7 1 (0.20%) Exchange Server 2007
7 1 (0.20%) MindAlign
7 1 (0.20%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 61 (12.20%) MS Excel
2 10 (2.00%) MS Office
3 4 (0.80%) MS PowerPoint
4 2 (0.40%) MS Visio
5 1 (0.20%) Blender
5 1 (0.20%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 17 (3.40%) Magento
1 17 (3.40%) Oracle 11i
1 17 (3.40%) Oracle EBS R12
1 17 (3.40%) Oracle Financials
2 15 (3.00%) Oracle EBS
3 13 (2.60%) Dynamics CRM
4 3 (0.60%) Dynamics AX
5 2 (0.40%) Oracle Applications
5 2 (0.40%) Oracle Assets
5 2 (0.40%) Oracle Cash Management
5 2 (0.40%) Oracle General Ledger
5 2 (0.40%) Oracle Payables
5 2 (0.40%) Oracle Receivables
5 2 (0.40%) SAP Oil and Gas
5 2 (0.40%) Summit
6 1 (0.20%) Pivotal CRM
6 1 (0.20%) SAP APO
6 1 (0.20%) SAP MM
6 1 (0.20%) SAP Retail
6 1 (0.20%) SAP SD
Cloud Services
1 30 (6.00%) Amazon AWS
2 28 (5.60%) SaaS
3 23 (4.60%) Microsoft Azure
4 20 (4.00%) IaaS
5 18 (3.60%) Amazon EC2
5 18 (3.60%) PaaS
6 11 (2.20%) GitHub
7 7 (1.40%) Office 365
8 5 (1.00%) Google Analytics
9 4 (0.80%) Cloud Computing
10 2 (0.40%) Amazon CloudSearch
10 2 (0.40%) Amazon ElastiCache
10 2 (0.40%) Amazon SQS
10 2 (0.40%) Heroku
11 1 (0.20%) Google Cloud Platform
11 1 (0.20%) MailChimp
11 1 (0.20%) Pure360
Communications & Networking
1 19 (3.80%) Internet
2 14 (2.80%) Firewall
2 14 (2.80%) TCP/IP
3 13 (2.60%) SAN
4 8 (1.60%) HTTP
5 5 (1.00%) SSL
6 4 (0.80%) DAB
7 3 (0.60%) ATM
7 3 (0.60%) CTI
7 3 (0.60%) Kerberos
8 2 (0.40%) Asterisk PBX
8 2 (0.40%) DNS
8 2 (0.40%) HTTPS
8 2 (0.40%) WAN
9 1 (0.20%) DHCP
9 1 (0.20%) FTP
9 1 (0.20%) LDAP
9 1 (0.20%) Network Security
9 1 (0.20%) OpenLDAP
9 1 (0.20%) SMTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 131 (26.20%) SQL Server
2 59 (11.80%) MySQL
3 26 (5.20%) DB2
4 14 (2.80%) Relational Database
5 12 (2.40%) SQL Server 2008
6 11 (2.20%) PostgreSQL
7 8 (1.60%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 7 (1.40%) MS Access
9 6 (1.20%) NoSQL
9 6 (1.20%) SQL Server 2012
10 4 (0.80%) MongoDB
10 4 (0.80%) SAP HANA
10 4 (0.80%) SQL Server Integration Services
10 4 (0.80%) VLDB
11 3 (0.60%) Power BI
11 3 (0.60%) SQL Server 2000
11 3 (0.60%) SQL Server 2005
12 2 (0.40%) Amazon DynamoDB
12 2 (0.40%) BusinessObjects
13 1 (0.20%) Crystal Reports
Development Applications
1 61 (12.20%) Git (software)
2 26 (5.20%) Subversion
3 24 (4.80%) Visual Studio
4 21 (4.20%) Mercurial
5 17 (3.40%) GDB
6 16 (3.20%) JUnit
7 10 (2.00%) Gradle
8 9 (1.80%) Selenium
9 8 (1.60%) JIRA
9 8 (1.60%) Team Foundation Server
10 7 (1.40%) Grunt
10 7 (1.40%) gulp
10 7 (1.40%) QADirector
10 7 (1.40%) TestPartner
11 5 (1.00%) Android Studio
11 5 (1.00%) CocoaPods
12 4 (0.80%) Atlassian Bamboo
12 4 (0.80%) Maven
12 4 (0.80%) Talend Open Studio
12 4 (0.80%) Xcode
General
1 83 (16.60%) Finance
2 31 (6.20%) Publishing
3 30 (6.00%) Games
4 29 (5.80%) Retail
5 22 (4.40%) Telecoms
6 16 (3.20%) Local Government
7 12 (2.40%) German Language
8 11 (2.20%) Marketing
9 10 (2.00%) Manufacturing
10 8 (1.60%) French Language
11 7 (1.40%) Financial Institution
12 6 (1.20%) Advertising
13 3 (0.60%) Automotive
13 3 (0.60%) Banking
13 3 (0.60%) Pharmaceutical
14 2 (0.40%) Electronics
14 2 (0.40%) General Ledger
15 1 (0.20%) Investment Banking
15 1 (0.20%) Multimedia
15 1 (0.20%) Swedish Language
Job Titles
1 223 (44.60%) Developer
2 74 (14.80%) Analyst
2 74 (14.80%) Graduate
3 64 (12.80%) Junior
4 61 (12.20%) Software Developer
5 51 (10.20%) Graduate Developer
5 51 (10.20%) Junior Developer
6 48 (9.60%) Architect
7 46 (9.20%) Software Engineer
8 40 (8.00%) .NET Developer
9 32 (6.40%) Business Analyst
9 32 (6.40%) C# Developer
9 32 (6.40%) C++ Developer
10 29 (5.80%) Senior Developer
11 27 (5.40%) Applications Developer
12 26 (5.20%) Java Developer
12 26 (5.20%) Programmer
13 25 (5.00%) C# .NET Developer
14 24 (4.80%) Analyst Programmer
15 23 (4.60%) C# Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 150 (30.00%) .NET
2 149 (29.80%) HTML
3 128 (25.60%) CSS
4 78 (15.60%) ASP.NET
5 71 (14.20%) jQuery
5 71 (14.20%) XML
6 69 (13.80%) HTML5
7 65 (13.00%) Web Services
8 46 (9.20%) CSS3
9 28 (5.60%) REST
10 27 (5.40%) Qt
10 27 (5.40%) RESTful
11 26 (5.20%) ASP.NET MVC
11 26 (5.20%) LAMP
12 25 (5.00%) .NET Framework
12 25 (5.00%) WPF
13 24 (4.80%) AngularJS
14 23 (4.60%) OpenMP
14 23 (4.60%) X-Windows
15 22 (4.40%) JSON
Miscellaneous
1 70 (14.00%) Mathematics
2 55 (11.00%) Data Centre
3 43 (8.60%) Analytical Skills
4 33 (6.60%) Physics
5 30 (6.00%) CMDB
6 25 (5.00%) Mobile App
7 24 (4.80%) Management Information System
8 23 (4.60%) CUDA
9 21 (4.20%) User Experience
10 20 (4.00%) Algorithms
11 14 (2.80%) Chemistry
11 14 (2.80%) Data Structures
12 13 (2.60%) Clustering
12 13 (2.60%) Enterprise Software
12 13 (2.60%) Statistics
13 11 (2.20%) Blackberry
14 10 (2.00%) Mobile Computing
15 7 (1.40%) Replication
15 7 (1.40%) Virtual Team
16 6 (1.20%) Digital Media
Operating Systems
1 86 (17.20%) Linux
2 82 (16.40%) Windows
3 48 (9.60%) Unix
4 37 (7.40%) Apple iOS
5 28 (5.60%) Android
6 27 (5.40%) Mac OS X
7 18 (3.60%) Solaris
8 16 (3.20%) Windows Mobile
9 14 (2.80%) SUSE
10 13 (2.60%) AIX
10 13 (2.60%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 10 (2.00%) Debian
11 10 (2.00%) Ubuntu
12 8 (1.60%) Windows 7
13 7 (1.40%) Windows Server
14 2 (0.40%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 169 (33.80%) Software Engineering
2 110 (22.00%) Agile Software Development
3 71 (14.20%) Web Development
4 70 (14.00%) OO
5 60 (12.00%) MVC
6 54 (10.80%) Technical Architecture
7 53 (10.60%) Open Source
8 50 (10.00%) Migration
9 49 (9.80%) Project Management
10 48 (9.60%) Continuous Improvement
10 48 (9.60%) TOGAF
11 44 (8.80%) Scrum
12 39 (7.80%) Service Delivery
13 38 (7.60%) Presales
14 37 (7.40%) CRM
15 34 (6.80%) Test Planning
16 33 (6.60%) Line Management
17 32 (6.40%) Requirements Analysis
18 29 (5.80%) Systems Analysis
18 29 (5.80%) Zachman Framework
Programming Languages
1 172 (34.40%) SQL
2 170 (34.00%) C#
3 148 (29.60%) JavaScript
4 118 (23.60%) Java
5 98 (19.60%) C++
6 61 (12.20%) PHP
7 53 (10.60%) VB.NET
8 40 (8.00%) C
9 22 (4.40%) Objective-C
10 19 (3.80%) Perl
11 17 (3.40%) XAML
12 16 (3.20%) Python
12 16 (3.20%) VB
13 15 (3.00%) PL/SQL
14 13 (2.60%) Shell Script
15 12 (2.40%) Apple Swift
16 11 (2.20%) PHP 5
17 10 (2.00%) Clojure
17 10 (2.00%) Erlang
17 10 (2.00%) Haskell
Qualifications
1 469 (93.80%) Degree
2 40 (8.00%) ISEB
3 22 (4.40%) Microsoft Certification
4 16 (3.20%) PMI Certification
5 15 (3.00%) PMP
6 10 (2.00%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
7 9 (1.80%) Security Cleared
8 8 (1.60%) Cisco Certification
8 8 (1.60%) CISSP
9 7 (1.40%) ISEB Practitioner
10 6 (1.20%) CCNA
10 6 (1.20%) MCSD
10 6 (1.20%) MCTS
10 6 (1.20%) Sun Certification
11 5 (1.00%) CISA
11 5 (1.00%) CISM
11 5 (1.00%) GIAC
11 5 (1.00%) SANS
11 5 (1.00%) SC Cleared
12 4 (0.80%) CCNP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 27 (5.40%) QA
2 5 (1.00%) Sarbanes-Oxley
3 4 (0.80%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 4 (0.80%) TickIT
4 3 (0.60%) GxP
4 3 (0.60%) HMG Security Policy Framework
4 3 (0.60%) ISO 9000
4 3 (0.60%) PCI DSS
4 3 (0.60%) SLA
5 1 (0.20%) Data Quality
5 1 (0.20%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 23 (4.60%) Cygwin
2 18 (3.60%) VMware Infrastructure
3 17 (3.40%) Firmware
4 16 (3.20%) Virtual Machines
5 7 (1.40%) Docker
6 4 (0.80%) Hyper-V
7 1 (0.20%) Active Directory
7 1 (0.20%) Sendmail
7 1 (0.20%) Squid
Systems Management
1 16 (3.20%) SCVMM
2 13 (2.60%) NetBackup
2 13 (2.60%) Oracle RMAN
2 13 (2.60%) Oracle ZFS
2 13 (2.60%) Tivoli Storage Manager
2 13 (2.60%) Unicenter
3 2 (0.40%) Rundeck
3 2 (0.40%) SCOrch
3 2 (0.40%) vRealize
4 1 (0.20%) HP Quality Center
4 1 (0.20%) Kubernetes
Vendors
1 116 (23.20%) Microsoft
2 63 (12.60%) Oracle
3 27 (5.40%) Google
4 26 (5.20%) IBM
5 20 (4.00%) HP
6 19 (3.80%) Cisco
6 19 (3.80%) Juniper
6 19 (3.80%) Sun
7 18 (3.60%) VMware
8 15 (3.00%) CheckPoint
8 15 (3.00%) SAP
9 13 (2.60%) BMC
9 13 (2.60%) CA
9 13 (2.60%) Citrix
9 13 (2.60%) EMC
9 13 (2.60%) NetApp
9 13 (2.60%) Veritas
9 13 (2.60%) Xamarin
10 11 (2.20%) Zend
11 4 (0.80%) Talend
Birmingham
Axica Recruitment
Salary: Great Benefits/Holiday Discounts
Posted: Yesterday
Leamington Spa, Warwickshire
Erin Associates
Salary: £37500 - £38500 per annum + excellent benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Montagu Olsen Associates
Salary: From £25,000 to £30,000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Rugby, Warwickshire
Mortimer Spinks
Salary: £18000 - £30000 per annum + Excellent Benefits + Training
Posted: 5 days ago
Wolverhampton, West Midlands (County)
Kingfisher Consultancy
Salary: £48000 - £50000 per annum + relocation assistance
Posted: 3 days ago
Walsall, West Midlands (County)
Senitor Associates
Salary: £20000 - £25000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Go IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: From £17,000 to £25,000 per annum + excellent benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Miller Maxwell Ltd
Salary: From £35,000 to £45,000 per annum + Benefits + Bonus
Posted: 5 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
HMRC
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 14 days ago
Warwick
Recruitment Revolution Limited
Salary: Up to £80,000 per annum package inc £45K Base+Bonus+Medical+Pension
Posted: 20 days ago
West Midlands
Ampersand Consulting
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 13 days ago
Stoke-On-Trent, Staffordshire
Uniting Ambition
Salary: £22.5k - 26k per year + Bonus
Posted: 3 days ago
Warwick
Computer Futures
Salary: competitive
Posted: 19 days ago
Staffordshire
Sanderson
Salary: £30000.00 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 25 days ago
Birmingham
Hays Specialist Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £36047.00 - £39180.90 per annum
Posted: 24 days ago
Coventry, West Midlands (County)
Lockheed Martin
Posted: 26 days ago