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 11 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
11 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Computer Science (Computing Science)
Rank 63 106 68
Rank change year-on-year
+43 -38
Permanent jobs citing Computer Science 207 114 155
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 3.64% 2.25% 3.60%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 10.61% 6.89% 10.54%
Number of salaries quoted 182 105 131
Average salary £35,000 £29,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+20.68% -17.14%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £19,000 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £69,500 £46,750 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £38,500 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
-3.75% +6.66%
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
1951 1654 1470
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 34.27% 32.69% 34.14%
Number of salaries quoted 1523 1419 1190
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,000 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £55,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -

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 11 February 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 average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Computer Science within the West Midlands region over the 3 months to 11 February 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
(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 +32 74 £37,500 +15.38% 7
Warwickshire +10 45 £35,000 -22.22% 6
Staffordshire +1 30 £29,406 +6.93% 3
Coventry +12 28 £31,500 +12.50% 3
Solihull +19 15 £47,500 +90.00% 1
Worcestershire -3 13 £20,500 +7.89% 1
Walsall -8 4 £60,000 -26.15% 1
West Bromwich - 3 £28,500 -
Dudley - 2 £31,000 -
Shropshire +8 1 - - 1
Computer Science
England

Computer Science
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 11 February 2016, 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.

1 361 (89.58%) Degree
2 124 (30.77%) C#
3 118 (29.28%) .NET
3 118 (29.28%) Software Engineering
4 113 (28.04%) SQL
5 104 (25.81%) Java
5 104 (25.81%) SQL Server
6 100 (24.81%) JavaScript
7 94 (23.33%) HTML
8 93 (23.08%) Agile Software Development
9 75 (18.61%) C++
9 75 (18.61%) Microsoft
10 72 (17.87%) Windows
11 70 (17.37%) Linux
12 69 (17.12%) Finance
13 67 (16.63%) CSS
14 58 (14.39%) XML
15 54 (13.40%) OO
16 51 (12.66%) Mathematics
17 47 (11.66%) Git (software)
18 45 (11.17%) HTML5
18 45 (11.17%) ASP.NET
18 45 (11.17%) MS Excel
19 43 (10.67%) Migration
19 43 (10.67%) Analytical Skills
20 42 (10.42%) C
20 42 (10.42%) Web Services
20 42 (10.42%) Subversion
21 41 (10.17%) PHP
22 38 (9.43%) Oracle

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

For the 6 months to 11 February 2016, 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 16 (3.97%) SharePoint
2 6 (1.49%) IIS
2 6 (1.49%) WebLogic
3 5 (1.24%) Elasticsearch
3 5 (1.24%) WebSphere
4 4 (0.99%) Apache Solr
5 3 (0.74%) Apache
5 3 (0.74%) SharePoint 2010
5 3 (0.74%) SharePoint 2013
5 3 (0.74%) Tomcat
6 2 (0.50%) Drupal
6 2 (0.50%) GlassFish
6 2 (0.50%) MS Exchange
6 2 (0.50%) OpenEdge
7 1 (0.25%) NetWeaver
7 1 (0.25%) Node.js
7 1 (0.25%) WordPress
Applications
1 45 (11.17%) MS Excel
2 3 (0.74%) InfoPath
2 3 (0.74%) MS Office
3 2 (0.50%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 19 (4.71%) Dynamics CRM
2 5 (1.24%) Dynamics AX
2 5 (1.24%) Dynamics GP
2 5 (1.24%) Dynamics NAV
2 5 (1.24%) Oracle 11i
2 5 (1.24%) Oracle EBS R12
2 5 (1.24%) Oracle Financials
3 3 (0.74%) Oracle Applications
3 3 (0.74%) Oracle Assets
3 3 (0.74%) Oracle Cash Management
3 3 (0.74%) Oracle General Ledger
3 3 (0.74%) Oracle Payables
3 3 (0.74%) Oracle Receivables
3 3 (0.74%) Primavera
4 2 (0.50%) Oracle EBS
4 2 (0.50%) SAP FI
4 2 (0.50%) SAP FI/CO
4 2 (0.50%) SAP HR
4 2 (0.50%) SAP MM
4 2 (0.50%) SAP Payroll
Cloud Services
1 18 (4.47%) SaaS
2 12 (2.98%) Office 365
3 10 (2.48%) GitHub
4 8 (1.99%) Microsoft Azure
5 6 (1.49%) Amazon AWS
5 6 (1.49%) IaaS
6 5 (1.24%) Cloud Computing
6 5 (1.24%) Google Analytics
7 2 (0.50%) Amazon EC2
7 2 (0.50%) PaaS
8 1 (0.25%) MailChimp
8 1 (0.25%) Pure360
Communications & Networking
1 9 (2.23%) Firewall
1 9 (2.23%) Internet
2 8 (1.99%) HTTP
3 7 (1.74%) Asterisk PBX
3 7 (1.74%) Intranet
3 7 (1.74%) TCP/IP
4 3 (0.74%) Extranet
4 3 (0.74%) WebEx
5 2 (0.50%) HTTPS
6 1 (0.25%) ATM
6 1 (0.25%) CTI
6 1 (0.25%) DNS
6 1 (0.25%) FTP
6 1 (0.25%) Kerberos
6 1 (0.25%) SAN
6 1 (0.25%) SSH
Database & Business Intelligence
1 104 (25.81%) SQL Server
2 21 (5.21%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 15 (3.72%) Data Warehouse
4 14 (3.47%) MySQL
4 14 (3.47%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 10 (2.48%) Relational Database
6 8 (1.99%) SAP HANA
7 6 (1.49%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
7 6 (1.49%) Oracle Database
7 6 (1.49%) Power BI
7 6 (1.49%) RDBMS
8 5 (1.24%) Couchbase
8 5 (1.24%) Data Mining
8 5 (1.24%) Oracle Database 11g
8 5 (1.24%) SAP BW
8 5 (1.24%) SQL Server Analysis Services
9 4 (0.99%) Crystal Reports
9 4 (0.99%) Oracle BI EE
9 4 (0.99%) Star Schema
10 2 (0.50%) DB2
Development Applications
1 47 (11.66%) Git (software)
2 42 (10.42%) Subversion
3 20 (4.96%) Mercurial
4 19 (4.71%) Jenkins
5 16 (3.97%) Visual Studio
6 15 (3.72%) GDB
6 15 (3.72%) JUnit
7 11 (2.73%) TeamCity
8 7 (1.74%) LSMW
9 5 (1.24%) Selenium
9 5 (1.24%) Talend Open Studio
10 2 (0.50%) JIRA
10 2 (0.50%) LabVIEW
10 2 (0.50%) Maven
10 2 (0.50%) VSS/SourceSafe
10 2 (0.50%) WebSpeed
11 1 (0.25%) Ant
11 1 (0.25%) Eclipse
11 1 (0.25%) HP UFT
11 1 (0.25%) LoadRunner
General
1 69 (17.12%) Finance
2 21 (5.21%) Telecoms
3 16 (3.97%) Automotive
4 14 (3.47%) Games
5 7 (1.74%) Retail
6 6 (1.49%) Manufacturing
7 4 (0.99%) German Language
7 4 (0.99%) Local Government
8 3 (0.74%) General Ledger
8 3 (0.74%) Marketing
9 2 (0.50%) Banking
9 2 (0.50%) Legal
9 2 (0.50%) Publishing
10 1 (0.25%) Advertising
10 1 (0.25%) Back Office
10 1 (0.25%) Electronics
10 1 (0.25%) Financial Institution
10 1 (0.25%) Law
Job Titles
1 150 (37.22%) Developer
2 71 (17.62%) Graduate
3 70 (17.37%) Analyst
4 53 (13.15%) Architect
4 53 (13.15%) Graduate Developer
5 47 (11.66%) Junior
6 38 (9.43%) Software Developer
7 36 (8.93%) .NET Developer
7 36 (8.93%) Programmer
8 32 (7.94%) Java Developer
9 31 (7.69%) C++ Developer
10 29 (7.20%) C# Developer
10 29 (7.20%) Junior Developer
10 29 (7.20%) Software Engineer
11 27 (6.70%) C# .NET Developer
11 27 (6.70%) Senior Developer
12 23 (5.71%) SQL Analyst
13 22 (5.46%) Analyst Programmer
13 22 (5.46%) Linux Developer
14 21 (5.21%) C# Programmer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 118 (29.28%) .NET
2 94 (23.33%) HTML
3 67 (16.63%) CSS
4 58 (14.39%) XML
5 45 (11.17%) ASP.NET
5 45 (11.17%) HTML5
6 42 (10.42%) Web Services
7 38 (9.43%) jQuery
8 35 (8.68%) .NET Framework
9 23 (5.71%) Qt
10 20 (4.96%) OpenMP
10 20 (4.96%) X-Windows
11 19 (4.71%) WCF
12 18 (4.47%) ASP.NET MVC
12 18 (4.47%) ASP.NET Web Forms
12 18 (4.47%) J2EE
13 17 (4.22%) CSS3
14 13 (3.23%) Middleware
14 13 (3.23%) Spring
14 13 (3.23%) WinForms
Miscellaneous
1 51 (12.66%) Mathematics
2 43 (10.67%) Analytical Skills
3 25 (6.20%) Enterprise Software
4 20 (4.96%) CUDA
5 11 (2.73%) Data Centre
5 11 (2.73%) Data Integration
5 11 (2.73%) Management Information System
6 10 (2.48%) Algorithms
6 10 (2.48%) Physics
6 10 (2.48%) Statistics
7 9 (2.23%) User Experience
8 8 (1.99%) Client/Server
8 8 (1.99%) Data Structures
8 8 (1.99%) Driving Licence
8 8 (1.99%) N-Tier
8 8 (1.99%) Social Media
9 6 (1.49%) Economics
9 6 (1.49%) Replication
10 5 (1.24%) CMDB
10 5 (1.24%) Mobile Games
Operating Systems
1 72 (17.87%) Windows
2 70 (17.37%) Linux
3 33 (8.19%) Unix
4 23 (5.71%) Mac OS X
5 17 (4.22%) Windows Server
6 10 (2.48%) Windows Server 2008
7 8 (1.99%) Android
7 8 (1.99%) Apple iOS
7 8 (1.99%) Mac OS
7 8 (1.99%) Windows 7
7 8 (1.99%) Windows 8
8 7 (1.74%) CentOS
9 6 (1.49%) Windows Server 2003
9 6 (1.49%) Windows XP
10 5 (1.24%) Solaris
11 3 (0.74%) Windows Mobile
12 1 (0.25%) AIX
12 1 (0.25%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
12 1 (0.25%) SUSE
12 1 (0.25%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 118 (29.28%) Software Engineering
2 93 (23.08%) Agile Software Development
3 54 (13.40%) OO
4 43 (10.67%) Migration
5 37 (9.18%) CRM
6 34 (8.44%) Continuous Improvement
6 34 (8.44%) Project Management
7 32 (7.94%) MVC
8 31 (7.69%) Web Development
9 30 (7.44%) Business Intelligence
10 29 (7.20%) Open Source
11 28 (6.95%) Data Migration
11 28 (6.95%) Integration Testing
12 27 (6.70%) Change Management
13 25 (6.20%) Data Modelling
14 24 (5.96%) Test Planning
15 20 (4.96%) Continuous Integration
16 19 (4.71%) Scrum
17 18 (4.47%) System Integration Testing
18 17 (4.22%) SDLC
Programming Languages
1 124 (30.77%) C#
2 113 (28.04%) SQL
3 104 (25.81%) Java
4 100 (24.81%) JavaScript
5 75 (18.61%) C++
6 42 (10.42%) C
7 41 (10.17%) PHP
8 30 (7.44%) VB.NET
9 24 (5.96%) PL/SQL
10 23 (5.71%) VB
11 22 (5.46%) T-SQL
12 18 (4.47%) VB6
13 16 (3.97%) Python
14 15 (3.72%) Delphi
15 14 (3.47%) VBScript
16 7 (1.74%) ABAP
17 6 (1.49%) PowerShell
17 6 (1.49%) Ruby
18 5 (1.24%) Perl
18 5 (1.24%) XAML
Qualifications
1 361 (89.58%) Degree
2 16 (3.97%) ISEB
3 12 (2.98%) CISSP
3 12 (2.98%) SANS
4 10 (2.48%) GIAC
5 9 (2.23%) Cisco Certification
6 8 (1.99%) Sun Certification
7 7 (1.74%) Microsoft Certification
8 6 (1.49%) CCNA
8 6 (1.49%) CCNP
8 6 (1.49%) CEH
8 6 (1.49%) CISA
8 6 (1.49%) CLAS
9 4 (0.99%) (ISC)2 CCSP
9 4 (0.99%) CISM
9 4 (0.99%) CompTIA Security+
9 4 (0.99%) ISACA
9 4 (0.99%) ISTQB
9 4 (0.99%) Security Cleared
9 4 (0.99%) Security+ Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 25 (6.20%) QA
2 14 (3.47%) SLA
3 6 (1.49%) HMG Security Policy Framework
3 6 (1.49%) PCI DSS
4 5 (1.24%) Data Quality
5 4 (0.99%) Sarbanes-Oxley
6 3 (0.74%) ISO 9000
6 3 (0.74%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 3 (0.74%) TickIT
7 2 (0.50%) COBIT
System Software
1 20 (4.96%) Cygwin
2 15 (3.72%) Docker
3 10 (2.48%) Active Directory
4 7 (1.74%) VMware Infrastructure
5 6 (1.49%) Hyper-V
6 2 (0.50%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 11 (2.73%) Rundeck
2 2 (0.50%) SCVMM
3 1 (0.25%) NetBackup
3 1 (0.25%) Oracle RMAN
3 1 (0.25%) Oracle ZFS
3 1 (0.25%) Tivoli Storage Manager
3 1 (0.25%) Unicenter
Vendors
1 75 (18.61%) Microsoft
2 38 (9.43%) Oracle
3 20 (4.96%) SAP
4 9 (2.23%) Sun
5 8 (1.99%) Cisco
5 8 (1.99%) IBM
6 7 (1.74%) VMware
7 6 (1.49%) Juniper
8 5 (1.24%) Google
8 5 (1.24%) Talend
9 4 (0.99%) BEA
9 4 (0.99%) HP
9 4 (0.99%) Informatica
9 4 (0.99%) Salesforce.com
10 3 (0.74%) Citrix
10 3 (0.74%) Dell
10 3 (0.74%) Planview
10 3 (0.74%) Twitter
11 2 (0.50%) BMC
11 2 (0.50%) Zend
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £70,000 - £90,000 + excellent package
Posted: 7 hours ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Coburg Banks IT
Salary: £18000 - £20000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 8 hours ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Talent International
Salary: £20000 - £25000 per annum + excellent benefits
Posted: 8 hours ago
Hereford, Herefordshire
Maximise IT Solutions Ltd
Posted: 17 hours ago
Hereford, Herefordshire
Maximise IT Solutions Ltd
Posted: 17 hours ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Audentia Recruitment LTD
Salary: From £20,000 to £30,000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Warwick, Warwickshire
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 30,000 - 45,000
Posted: Yesterday
Coventry, West Midlands (County)
Rebel Recruitment
Salary: From £20,000 to £45,000 per annum plus benefits.
Posted: Yesterday
Warwick, Warwickshire
Real Time Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 25,000 - 45,000
Posted: Yesterday
Staffordshire
Computer People
Salary: £40k - £70k per annum + bonus, Pension, 25 days
Posted: Yesterday
Warwickshire
DCS Recruitment
Salary: £30000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Warwickshire
DCS Recruitment
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 35,000 to 50,000
Posted: 2 days ago
West Midlands
Give-A-Grad-A-Go Ltd
Salary: £22k - 26k per year
Posted: 2 days ago
Ludlow, Shropshire
Adria Solutions Ltd
Salary: £18000 - £25000 per annum + Fantastic Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Staffordshire
Computer People
Salary: £35000.00 per annum + Bonus and Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
The Bridge Ltd
Salary: Up to £35,000 per annum plus benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Walsall, West Midlands (County)
The People Network
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + Bens
Posted: 6 days ago
West Midlands
Senitor Associates
Salary: £22000 - £25000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Stoke-On-Trent, Staffordshire
Uniting Ambition
Salary: £20k - 26k per year
Posted: 6 days ago
Coventry
Recruitment Genius Ltd
Salary: £20000 - £25000 per annum
Posted: 7 days ago
Warwick
Computer Futures
Salary: £30000 - £50000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 9 days ago
Worcester
The People Network
Salary: £25000 - £40000 per annum + 2 Days Home Working + Bens
Posted: 15 days ago
Solihull
aap3
Salary: £40000.00 - £50000.00 per annum + benefits
Posted: 16 days ago
Coventry, West Midlands (County)
Lockheed Martin
Posted: 23 days ago