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

Location
3 months to
21 Nov 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Computer Science (Computing Science)
Rank 85 81 56
Rank change year-on-year
-4 -25
Permanent jobs citing Computer Science 156 157 190
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 2.75% 2.96% 4.13%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 9.55% 9.10% 13.73%
Number of salaries quoted 147 145 163
Average salary £30,250 £35,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-13.57% -
90% offered a salary of more than £22,850 £20,000 £22,000
10% offered a salary of more than £45,750 £52,500 £50,000
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
1633 1725 1384
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 28.83% 32.57% 30.07%
Number of salaries quoted 1407 1448 1203
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 £24,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £52,500 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £39,000
% change year-on-year
- +2.56%

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 November 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 November 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 -2 59 £27,500 -35.29% 8
Warwickshire -4 24 £40,000 +42.85% 3
Staffordshire -2 20 £38,000 +52.00% 6
Worcestershire +9 15 £30,500 +27.08% 1
Coventry -14 14 £32,500 +5.69%
Shropshire -1 7 £29,500 +47.50%
Solihull -11 5 £39,000 -2.50% 2
Walsall - 3 £82,500 -
Wolverhampton - 1 £30,000 -
Herefordshire - 1 - -
Computer Science
England

Computer Science
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 21 November 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.

1 284 (80.68%) Degree
2 170 (48.30%) SQL Server
3 161 (45.74%) C#
4 158 (44.89%) .NET
5 135 (38.35%) SQL
6 118 (33.52%) HTML
7 115 (32.67%) JavaScript
8 108 (30.68%) Software Engineering
9 101 (28.69%) ASP.NET
10 89 (25.28%) Finance
11 86 (24.43%) Microsoft
12 83 (23.58%) Agile Software Development
13 82 (23.30%) CSS
14 72 (20.45%) XML
15 68 (19.32%) Mathematics
16 64 (18.18%) VB.NET
17 57 (16.19%) Java
18 56 (15.91%) Analytical Skills
19 55 (15.63%) MVC
20 52 (14.77%) Windows
21 45 (12.78%) Oracle
21 45 (12.78%) Visual Studio
22 43 (12.22%) C++
23 39 (11.08%) MS Excel
24 36 (10.23%) VB
24 36 (10.23%) Web Services
24 36 (10.23%) jQuery
25 35 (9.94%) Linux
25 35 (9.94%) OO
26 33 (9.38%) XSLT

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

For the 6 months to 21 November 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 24 (6.82%) SharePoint
2 21 (5.97%) Tomcat
3 16 (4.55%) Apache
4 12 (3.41%) JBoss
5 10 (2.84%) WebSphere
6 8 (2.27%) WebLogic
7 5 (1.42%) IBM Notes
7 5 (1.42%) Lotus Domino
7 5 (1.42%) CMS
8 4 (1.14%) SharePoint Server
8 4 (1.14%) SharePoint 2013
8 4 (1.14%) BizTalk Server
9 2 (0.57%) IIS
9 2 (0.57%) Drupal
10 1 (0.28%) WordPress
10 1 (0.28%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
Applications
1 39 (11.08%) MS Excel
2 25 (7.10%) MS Office
3 5 (1.42%) TargetLink
4 4 (1.14%) MS Project
5 3 (0.85%) Photoshop
5 3 (0.85%) SPSS
5 3 (0.85%) MS PowerPoint
6 2 (0.57%) Adobe Creative Suite
Business Applications
1 5 (1.42%) Magento
2 3 (0.85%) Cognos TM1
3 2 (0.57%) Dynamics AX
3 2 (0.57%) Cognos Business Intelligence
4 1 (0.28%) Dynamics CRM
4 1 (0.28%) SAP SD
Cloud Services
1 9 (2.56%) SuccessFactors
2 8 (2.27%) SaaS
3 7 (1.99%) Microsoft Azure
4 1 (0.28%) Amazon AWS
4 1 (0.28%) Heroku
4 1 (0.28%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 17 (4.83%) Internet
2 14 (3.98%) Firewall
3 10 (2.84%) TCP/IP
3 10 (2.84%) DNS
4 8 (2.27%) HTTPS
5 7 (1.99%) LAN
5 7 (1.99%) WAN
6 4 (1.14%) VoIP
6 4 (1.14%) WLAN
6 4 (1.14%) Intranet
6 4 (1.14%) VPN
6 4 (1.14%) Wireless
6 4 (1.14%) EIGRP
6 4 (1.14%) VRRP
6 4 (1.14%) HSRP
7 3 (0.85%) DHCP
7 3 (0.85%) FTP
8 2 (0.57%) Symposium
8 2 (0.57%) Unified Communications
9 1 (0.28%) Cisco Nexus
Database & Business Intelligence
1 170 (48.30%) SQL Server
2 23 (6.53%) Relational Database
3 19 (5.40%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 17 (4.83%) RDBMS
5 16 (4.55%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 16 (4.55%) SQL Server 2008
6 15 (4.26%) Oracle Database 11g
6 15 (4.26%) Oracle Database
6 15 (4.26%) MySQL
7 9 (2.56%) SQL Server 2005
7 9 (2.56%) Data Warehouse
8 8 (2.27%) Oracle Database 10g
8 8 (2.27%) Oracle Reports
8 8 (2.27%) OLTP
8 8 (2.27%) Oracle ODI
8 8 (2.27%) Oracle Database 12c
8 8 (2.27%) Big Data
9 7 (1.99%) SQL Server Analysis Services
10 6 (1.70%) Azure SQL Database
11 4 (1.14%) Crystal Reports
Development Applications
1 45 (12.78%) Visual Studio
2 15 (4.26%) Git (software)
3 12 (3.41%) Team Foundation Server
3 12 (3.41%) Mercurial
4 8 (2.27%) ClearCase
4 8 (2.27%) Toad
5 7 (1.99%) Eclipse
6 5 (1.42%) Talend Open Studio
7 4 (1.14%) VSS/SourceSafe
7 4 (1.14%) Subversion
8 3 (0.85%) JIRA
9 2 (0.57%) Selenium
9 2 (0.57%) JUnit
9 2 (0.57%) Maven
9 2 (0.57%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
10 1 (0.28%) Dreamweaver
10 1 (0.28%) CruiseControl
10 1 (0.28%) Hudson
10 1 (0.28%) Eclipse RCP
10 1 (0.28%) Bitbucket
General
1 89 (25.28%) Finance
2 23 (6.53%) Automotive
3 16 (4.55%) Manufacturing
4 15 (4.26%) Retail
5 9 (2.56%) Aerospace
5 9 (2.56%) Pharmaceutical
5 9 (2.56%) Electronics
6 8 (2.27%) Games
7 7 (1.99%) Financial Institution
7 7 (1.99%) Legal
8 4 (1.14%) Telecoms
8 4 (1.14%) Banking
9 2 (0.57%) Investment Banking
9 2 (0.57%) Law
9 2 (0.57%) German Language
10 1 (0.28%) Spanish Language
10 1 (0.28%) Front Office
10 1 (0.28%) Local Government
10 1 (0.28%) French Language
10 1 (0.28%) Billing
Job Titles
1 187 (53.13%) Developer
2 72 (20.45%) .NET Developer
3 66 (18.75%) Analyst
4 63 (17.90%) C# Developer
5 62 (17.61%) Graduate
6 39 (11.08%) Graduate Developer
7 38 (10.80%) Junior
8 35 (9.94%) Senior Developer
8 35 (9.94%) C# .NET Developer
9 34 (9.66%) Software Developer
10 31 (8.81%) Support Analyst
11 26 (7.39%) Junior Developer
12 22 (6.25%) Graduate .NET Developer
13 21 (5.97%) Senior C# Developer
13 21 (5.97%) ASP.NET Developer
14 19 (5.40%) Consultant
14 19 (5.40%) Graduate C# Developer
15 18 (5.11%) Architect
15 18 (5.11%) Applications Support
16 17 (4.83%) Java Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 158 (44.89%) .NET
2 118 (33.52%) HTML
3 101 (28.69%) ASP.NET
4 82 (23.30%) CSS
5 72 (20.45%) XML
6 36 (10.23%) Web Services
6 36 (10.23%) jQuery
7 33 (9.38%) XSLT
8 29 (8.24%) WPF
9 28 (7.95%) Ajax
10 25 (7.10%) DHTML
10 25 (7.10%) ASP.NET MVC
11 19 (5.40%) WCF
12 17 (4.83%) HTML5
13 15 (4.26%) LINQ
13 15 (4.26%) J2EE
14 13 (3.69%) Spring
14 13 (3.69%) Hibernate
15 12 (3.41%) Struts
15 12 (3.41%) CSS3
Miscellaneous
1 68 (19.32%) Mathematics
2 56 (15.91%) Analytical Skills
3 21 (5.97%) Smartcard
4 20 (5.68%) Physics
5 16 (4.55%) Economics
6 9 (2.56%) Mobile App
7 8 (2.27%) Replication
7 8 (2.27%) User Experience
8 7 (1.99%) Algorithms
8 7 (1.99%) Client/Server
8 7 (1.99%) GIS
9 6 (1.70%) Management Information System
9 6 (1.70%) Remote Sensing
9 6 (1.70%) Telematics
10 5 (1.42%) Data Integration
10 5 (1.42%) Statistics
10 5 (1.42%) SCADA
11 4 (1.14%) Credit Risk
11 4 (1.14%) 3D Graphics
12 3 (0.85%) Mainframe
Operating Systems
1 52 (14.77%) Windows
2 35 (9.94%) Linux
3 25 (7.10%) UNIX
4 16 (4.55%) Windows Server 2008
4 16 (4.55%) Windows Server 2003
5 15 (4.26%) Windows XP
6 4 (1.14%) Apple iOS
7 2 (0.57%) Windows 7
7 2 (0.57%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 108 (30.68%) Software Engineering
2 83 (23.58%) Agile Software Development
3 55 (15.63%) MVC
4 35 (9.94%) OO
5 33 (9.38%) Web Development
6 24 (6.82%) Project Management
7 22 (6.25%) OOP
8 21 (5.97%) Time Management
8 21 (5.97%) Cyber Security
9 20 (5.68%) Business Intelligence
10 18 (5.11%) Business Analysis
11 16 (4.55%) Scrum
11 16 (4.55%) Performance Tuning
11 16 (4.55%) Mentoring
12 15 (4.26%) CRM
13 14 (3.98%) Continuous Integration
14 12 (3.41%) CAD
15 11 (3.13%) Software Testing
16 10 (2.84%) Data Management
16 10 (2.84%) UML
Programming Languages
1 161 (45.74%) C#
2 135 (38.35%) SQL
3 115 (32.67%) JavaScript
4 64 (18.18%) VB.NET
5 57 (16.19%) Java
6 43 (12.22%) C++
7 36 (10.23%) VB
8 23 (6.53%) C
9 21 (5.97%) XAML
10 20 (5.68%) PHP
11 14 (3.98%) PL/SQL
11 14 (3.98%) Shell Script
12 11 (3.13%) PHP5
12 11 (3.13%) T-SQL
13 9 (2.56%) Python
14 5 (1.42%) Embedded C
14 5 (1.42%) Objective-C
15 4 (1.14%) Ruby
15 4 (1.14%) VBScript
15 4 (1.14%) Perl
Qualifications
1 284 (80.68%) Degree
2 25 (7.10%) Microsoft Certification
3 12 (3.41%) Sun Certification
3 12 (3.41%) OCPJP
3 12 (3.41%) OCMJD
3 12 (3.41%) Cisco Certification
4 7 (1.99%) ISEB
5 6 (1.70%) CCNA
5 6 (1.70%) MCSD
5 6 (1.70%) PhD
5 6 (1.70%) ISTQB
6 5 (1.42%) Six Sigma Black Belt
7 4 (1.14%) Security Cleared
7 4 (1.14%) HND
7 4 (1.14%) MCTS
8 2 (0.57%) MCP
8 2 (0.57%) MCSE
9 1 (0.28%) CCNP
9 1 (0.28%) Postgraduate
9 1 (0.28%) HNC
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 23 (6.53%) QA
2 5 (1.42%) SLA
3 3 (0.85%) Data Quality
4 2 (0.57%) WAI
5 1 (0.28%) ISO 9000
5 1 (0.28%) TickIT
System Software
1 8 (2.27%) Oracle RAC
1 8 (2.27%) Oracle RMAN
2 2 (0.57%) Squid
3 1 (0.28%) Active Directory
3 1 (0.28%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (0.28%) vSphere
3 1 (0.28%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 8 (2.27%) Data Guard
2 3 (0.85%) SCCM
3 2 (0.57%) Puppet
4 1 (0.28%) WSUS
Vendors
1 86 (24.43%) Microsoft
2 45 (12.78%) Oracle
3 13 (3.69%) Cisco
4 12 (3.41%) Sun
5 10 (2.84%) HP
5 10 (2.84%) IBM
6 9 (2.56%) VMware
7 6 (1.70%) SAP
8 5 (1.42%) Citrix
8 5 (1.42%) Informatica
8 5 (1.42%) Lotus
8 5 (1.42%) CheckPoint
8 5 (1.42%) SonicWALL
8 5 (1.42%) Kaseya
8 5 (1.42%) Talend
9 4 (1.14%) Zend
9 4 (1.14%) Avaya
9 4 (1.14%) Cognos
10 3 (0.85%) Adobe
11 2 (0.57%) Business Objects
Rugby, Warwickshire
Oscar Associates (UK) Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Solihull, West Midlands (County)
Spring Technology
Salary: £35000.00 - £50000.00 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Solihull, West Midlands (County)
Spring Technology
Salary: £35000.00 - £50000.00 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Go IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: From £35,000 to £40,000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Halesowen, West Midlands (County)
TribePost.co.uk
Salary: £25K to £40K DOE + Pension + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Worcestershire
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Salary: £22000.00 - £30000.00 per annum + Bonus and Pension
Posted: 3 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Aximis (West) Limited
Salary: Up to £60K basic + Excellent bonus and Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Birmingham
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Salary: £45000 - £50000 per annum + Package
Posted: 5 days ago
Stafford, Staffordshire
Spring Technology
Salary: £20000.00 - £22000.00 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Staffordshire
Experis Ltd
Salary: Up to £22k + pkg
Posted: 6 days ago
Stafford, Staffordshire
Deanslist Limited
Salary: From £18,000 to £22,000 per annum + Bonus + Corporate benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Stratford-Upon-Avon, Warwickshire
Enable
Salary: £42,000 per annum (negotiable)
Posted: 8 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
trakm8
Salary: From £25,000 to £40,000 per annum + Good Benefits
Posted: 10 days ago
Birmingham
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Salary: £45000 per annum + pension, 25 days holiday, healthcare
Posted: 11 days ago
Leamington Spa
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Salary: £30000.00 - £50000.00 per annum + company car and bonus
Posted: 11 days ago
Birmingham
Recruitment Revolution Limited
Salary: £30,000 per annum Benefits + Share options + Pension + More
Posted: 12 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Serco Group PLC
Salary: £65000 - £70000 per annum
Posted: 13 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Rolls Royce
Posted: 16 days ago
Burton-On-Trent, Staffordshire
Blithe Computer Systems
Salary: From £35,000 to £50,000 per annum
Posted: 24 days ago
Tamworth, Staffordshire
CFOA
Salary: £25,000 per annum
Posted: 25 days ago