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 28 April 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
28 Apr 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Computer Science (Computing Science)
Rank 64 77 95
Rank change year-on-year
+13 +18
Permanent jobs citing Computer Science 238 184 129
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 3.82% 3.46% 2.65%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 10.34% 9.91% 7.66%
Number of salaries quoted 200 168 110
Average salary £35,750 £30,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+19.16% -14.28%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £21,500 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,700 £50,000 £47,750
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £39,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+2.56% +4.00%
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
2301 1856 1683
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 36.94% 34.87% 34.59%
Number of salaries quoted 1659 1571 1437
Average salary £40,000 £38,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.26% -5.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £23,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £57,500 £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 28 April 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 28 April 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 0 86 £35,000 +7.69% 9
Staffordshire +19 34 £32,500 +30.00% 3
Warwickshire +2 32 £35,000 +33.33% 1
Coventry +12 27 £40,000 +33.33% 3
Solihull +15 14 £69,750 +80.00%
Worcestershire -11 14 £23,500 -41.25% 1
Herefordshire - 10 £60,000 -
Shropshire -16 2 - -
West Bromwich - 2 £33,250 -
Dudley - 1 £32,500 -
Computer Science
England

Computer Science
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 28 April 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.

1 408 (94.01%) Degree
2 155 (35.71%) SQL
3 150 (34.56%) Software Engineering
4 139 (32.03%) C#
5 128 (29.49%) .NET
6 124 (28.57%) SQL Server
7 121 (27.88%) JavaScript
8 117 (26.96%) Java
9 116 (26.73%) HTML
10 99 (22.81%) CSS
10 99 (22.81%) Agile Software Development
11 91 (20.97%) C++
12 84 (19.35%) Microsoft
13 78 (17.97%) Linux
14 77 (17.74%) Finance
15 68 (15.67%) Mathematics
16 65 (14.98%) XML
17 62 (14.29%) Windows
17 62 (14.29%) Git (software)
18 59 (13.59%) Oracle
19 58 (13.36%) ASP.NET
20 57 (13.13%) HTML5
21 55 (12.67%) OO
22 54 (12.44%) Web Development
23 50 (11.52%) PHP
24 47 (10.83%) MVC
24 47 (10.83%) C
24 47 (10.83%) Continuous Improvement
25 45 (10.37%) Unix
25 45 (10.37%) jQuery

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

For the 6 months to 28 April 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 19 (4.38%) Apache
2 13 (3.00%) SharePoint
3 9 (2.07%) Node.js
4 6 (1.38%) nginx
5 4 (0.92%) Apache Solr
6 3 (0.69%) CMS
6 3 (0.69%) IIS
6 3 (0.69%) SharePoint 2010
6 3 (0.69%) SharePoint 2013
7 2 (0.46%) GlassFish
7 2 (0.46%) OpenEdge
7 2 (0.46%) Tomcat
7 2 (0.46%) WordPress
8 1 (0.23%) Oracle Workflow
Applications
1 44 (10.14%) MS Excel
2 3 (0.69%) InfoPath
3 2 (0.46%) MS Office
3 2 (0.46%) MS Visio
4 1 (0.23%) MS PowerPoint
4 1 (0.23%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 17 (3.92%) Dynamics CRM
2 13 (3.00%) Oracle 11i
2 13 (3.00%) Oracle EBS R12
2 13 (3.00%) Oracle Financials
3 10 (2.30%) Oracle EBS
4 9 (2.07%) Magento
5 5 (1.15%) Dynamics AX
5 5 (1.15%) Dynamics GP
5 5 (1.15%) Dynamics NAV
6 3 (0.69%) Oracle Applications
6 3 (0.69%) Oracle Assets
6 3 (0.69%) Oracle Cash Management
6 3 (0.69%) Oracle General Ledger
6 3 (0.69%) Oracle Payables
6 3 (0.69%) Oracle Receivables
6 3 (0.69%) SAP MM
6 3 (0.69%) SAP SD
7 2 (0.46%) SAP FI
7 2 (0.46%) SAP HR
7 2 (0.46%) SAP Payroll
Cloud Services
1 28 (6.45%) Amazon AWS
2 22 (5.07%) Microsoft Azure
3 17 (3.92%) IaaS
4 15 (3.46%) Amazon EC2
5 13 (3.00%) PaaS
5 13 (3.00%) SaaS
6 11 (2.53%) Office 365
7 6 (1.38%) Cloud Computing
7 6 (1.38%) GitHub
8 4 (0.92%) Google Analytics
9 2 (0.46%) Amazon CloudSearch
9 2 (0.46%) Amazon ElastiCache
9 2 (0.46%) Amazon SQS
9 2 (0.46%) Heroku
10 1 (0.23%) MailChimp
10 1 (0.23%) Pure360
Communications & Networking
1 12 (2.76%) Internet
2 10 (2.30%) HTTP
3 9 (2.07%) TCP/IP
4 8 (1.84%) SAN
5 5 (1.15%) Firewall
6 3 (0.69%) Asterisk PBX
6 3 (0.69%) CTI
6 3 (0.69%) Extranet
6 3 (0.69%) Intranet
6 3 (0.69%) Kerberos
7 2 (0.46%) ATM
7 2 (0.46%) DNS
7 2 (0.46%) HTTPS
8 1 (0.23%) DHCP
8 1 (0.23%) FTP
8 1 (0.23%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 124 (28.57%) SQL Server
2 36 (8.29%) MySQL
3 20 (4.61%) DB2
4 15 (3.46%) Relational Database
4 15 (3.46%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 10 (2.30%) Data Warehouse
5 10 (2.30%) PostgreSQL
6 9 (2.07%) SAP HANA
7 8 (1.84%) Power BI
8 7 (1.61%) NoSQL
9 6 (1.38%) SQL Server Integration Services
10 4 (0.92%) SAP BW
11 3 (0.69%) MongoDB
11 3 (0.69%) RDBMS
12 2 (0.46%) Amazon DynamoDB
12 2 (0.46%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
12 2 (0.46%) Oracle Database
12 2 (0.46%) Oracle Database 11g
12 2 (0.46%) SQL Server 2012
12 2 (0.46%) VLDB
Development Applications
1 62 (14.29%) Git (software)
2 37 (8.53%) Subversion
3 26 (5.99%) Mercurial
4 22 (5.07%) Visual Studio
5 20 (4.61%) JUnit
6 19 (4.38%) GDB
7 9 (2.07%) Gradle
8 8 (1.84%) Jenkins
9 7 (1.61%) JIRA
10 6 (1.38%) TeamCity
11 5 (1.15%) Team Foundation Server
12 4 (0.92%) Android Studio
12 4 (0.92%) Atlassian Bamboo
12 4 (0.92%) CocoaPods
12 4 (0.92%) LSMW
12 4 (0.92%) Selenium
13 3 (0.69%) LabVIEW
13 3 (0.69%) Xcode
14 2 (0.46%) Eclipse
14 2 (0.46%) WebSpeed
General
1 77 (17.74%) Finance
2 25 (5.76%) Telecoms
3 23 (5.30%) Publishing
4 20 (4.61%) Retail
5 17 (3.92%) Games
6 14 (3.23%) Local Government
7 10 (2.30%) Manufacturing
8 7 (1.61%) Financial Institution
8 7 (1.61%) Marketing
9 4 (0.92%) Advertising
10 3 (0.69%) General Ledger
10 3 (0.69%) German Language
11 2 (0.46%) Banking
11 2 (0.46%) Electronics
11 2 (0.46%) French Language
11 2 (0.46%) Legal
12 1 (0.23%) Automotive
12 1 (0.23%) Law
12 1 (0.23%) Multimedia
Job Titles
1 186 (42.86%) Developer
2 73 (16.82%) Analyst
2 73 (16.82%) Graduate
3 57 (13.13%) Junior
4 51 (11.75%) Graduate Developer
5 49 (11.29%) Architect
6 42 (9.68%) Software Developer
7 41 (9.45%) Junior Developer
8 40 (9.22%) C++ Developer
9 34 (7.83%) Programmer
10 33 (7.60%) .NET Developer
10 33 (7.60%) Java Developer
11 32 (7.37%) Analyst Programmer
12 31 (7.14%) Software Engineer
12 31 (7.14%) SQL Analyst
13 30 (6.91%) Senior Developer
14 29 (6.68%) C# Programmer
15 27 (6.22%) .NET Programmer
16 26 (5.99%) .NET Analyst Programmer
16 26 (5.99%) SQL Programmer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 128 (29.49%) .NET
2 116 (26.73%) HTML
3 99 (22.81%) CSS
4 65 (14.98%) XML
5 58 (13.36%) ASP.NET
6 57 (13.13%) HTML5
7 45 (10.37%) jQuery
8 44 (10.14%) Web Services
9 30 (6.91%) CSS3
9 30 (6.91%) Qt
10 28 (6.45%) .NET Framework
11 27 (6.22%) REST
12 26 (5.99%) OpenMP
12 26 (5.99%) X-Windows
13 24 (5.53%) ASP.NET MVC
13 24 (5.53%) Spring
14 23 (5.30%) WPF
15 19 (4.38%) RESTful
16 17 (3.92%) LAMP
17 16 (3.69%) WCF
Miscellaneous
1 68 (15.67%) Mathematics
2 39 (8.99%) Data Centre
3 36 (8.29%) Analytical Skills
4 26 (5.99%) CUDA
4 26 (5.99%) Physics
5 25 (5.76%) Mobile App
6 24 (5.53%) CMDB
7 18 (4.15%) Management Information System
8 16 (3.69%) Algorithms
8 16 (3.69%) Enterprise Software
9 15 (3.46%) Statistics
9 15 (3.46%) User Experience
10 13 (3.00%) Chemistry
11 10 (2.30%) Data Structures
12 9 (2.07%) Replication
13 8 (1.84%) Clustering
14 5 (1.15%) Data Integration
14 5 (1.15%) Digital Media
14 5 (1.15%) Inversion of Control
14 5 (1.15%) N-Tier
Operating Systems
1 78 (17.97%) Linux
2 62 (14.29%) Windows
3 45 (10.37%) Unix
4 30 (6.91%) Mac OS X
5 19 (4.38%) Apple iOS
6 16 (3.69%) Android
7 12 (2.76%) Solaris
8 8 (1.84%) AIX
8 8 (1.84%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 8 (1.84%) SUSE
9 6 (1.38%) Debian
9 6 (1.38%) Ubuntu
9 6 (1.38%) Windows Mobile
9 6 (1.38%) Windows Server
10 3 (0.69%) CentOS
11 2 (0.46%) Mac OS
12 1 (0.23%) Windows 7
12 1 (0.23%) Windows 8
12 1 (0.23%) Windows Server 2003
12 1 (0.23%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 150 (34.56%) Software Engineering
2 99 (22.81%) Agile Software Development
3 55 (12.67%) OO
4 54 (12.44%) Web Development
5 47 (10.83%) Continuous Improvement
5 47 (10.83%) MVC
6 44 (10.14%) Migration
7 43 (9.91%) Open Source
7 43 (9.91%) Project Management
8 41 (9.45%) Technical Architecture
9 39 (8.99%) CRM
10 36 (8.29%) Scrum
11 35 (8.06%) Test Planning
11 35 (8.06%) TOGAF
12 34 (7.83%) Integration Testing
13 31 (7.14%) Change Management
13 31 (7.14%) Presales
14 30 (6.91%) Service Delivery
15 29 (6.68%) Business Intelligence
15 29 (6.68%) PRINCE2
Programming Languages
1 155 (35.71%) SQL
2 139 (32.03%) C#
3 121 (27.88%) JavaScript
4 117 (26.96%) Java
5 91 (20.97%) C++
6 50 (11.52%) PHP
7 47 (10.83%) C
8 36 (8.29%) VB.NET
9 24 (5.53%) PL/SQL
10 17 (3.92%) Objective-C
10 17 (3.92%) XAML
11 16 (3.69%) VB
12 12 (2.76%) Delphi
12 12 (2.76%) Perl
13 11 (2.53%) Python
13 11 (2.53%) VB6
13 11 (2.53%) VBScript
14 9 (2.07%) T-SQL
15 8 (1.84%) Shell Script
16 7 (1.61%) Apple Swift
Qualifications
1 408 (94.01%) Degree
2 31 (7.14%) ISEB
3 14 (3.23%) PMI Certification
4 13 (3.00%) PMP
5 12 (2.76%) Microsoft Certification
6 10 (2.30%) Cisco Certification
7 9 (2.07%) CISSP
8 8 (1.84%) GIAC
8 8 (1.84%) SANS
8 8 (1.84%) Sun Certification
9 7 (1.61%) CCNA
10 6 (1.38%) CCNP
11 5 (1.15%) CEH
11 5 (1.15%) CISA
11 5 (1.15%) CISM
11 5 (1.15%) Security Cleared
12 4 (0.92%) (ISC)2 CCSP
12 4 (0.92%) CompTIA Security+
12 4 (0.92%) ISACA
12 4 (0.92%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 16 (3.69%) QA
2 7 (1.61%) Sarbanes-Oxley
3 6 (1.38%) SLA
4 4 (0.92%) HMG Security Policy Framework
4 4 (0.92%) ISO 9000
4 4 (0.92%) PCI DSS
4 4 (0.92%) TickIT
5 3 (0.69%) GxP
6 2 (0.46%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 26 (5.99%) Cygwin
2 15 (3.46%) VMware Infrastructure
3 10 (2.30%) Docker
4 8 (1.84%) Firmware
5 3 (0.69%) Hyper-V
6 1 (0.23%) Active Directory
6 1 (0.23%) Squid
Systems Management
1 13 (3.00%) SCVMM
2 8 (1.84%) NetBackup
2 8 (1.84%) Oracle RMAN
2 8 (1.84%) Oracle ZFS
2 8 (1.84%) Tivoli Storage Manager
2 8 (1.84%) Unicenter
3 6 (1.38%) Rundeck
4 1 (0.23%) SCOrch
4 1 (0.23%) vRealize
Vendors
1 84 (19.35%) Microsoft
2 59 (13.59%) Oracle
3 23 (5.30%) SAP
4 21 (4.84%) IBM
5 19 (4.38%) Cisco
6 18 (4.15%) Juniper
7 16 (3.69%) Sun
8 15 (3.46%) VMware
9 13 (3.00%) CheckPoint
9 13 (3.00%) HP
10 12 (2.76%) BMC
10 12 (2.76%) Citrix
10 12 (2.76%) EMC
10 12 (2.76%) Google
10 12 (2.76%) NetApp
11 9 (2.07%) Xamarin
12 8 (1.84%) CA
12 8 (1.84%) Veritas
13 7 (1.61%) Zend
14 4 (0.92%) Salesforce.com
Coventry, West Midlands (County)
Computer People
Salary: £44000.00 - £60000.00 per annum
Posted: 4 hours ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
The Bridge Ltd
Salary: Up to £35,000 per annum plus benefits
Posted: 4 hours ago
Coventry, West Midlands (County)
X4 Group
Salary: £55k - 70k per year + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Staffordshire
Talent International
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Staffordshire
Talent International
Salary: £46000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Asset Resourcing Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Staffordshire
NetTalent
Salary: Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Owen Daniels Consultancy
Salary: Unspecified Competitive
Posted: 2 days ago
Rugby, Warwickshire
Searchability
Salary: £18000 - £24000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Malvern, Worcestershire
Big Red Recruitment
Salary: £20000 - £28000 per annum + flexible and home working
Posted: 6 days ago
Birmingham
Mobile Fun
Salary: £20,000 - £22,000 per year
Posted: 8 days ago
Birmingham
Mobile Fun
Salary: £20,000 - £25,000 per year
Posted: 8 days ago
Birmingham
Mobile Fun
Salary: £25,000 - £30,000 per year
Posted: 8 days ago
Coventry, West Midlands (County)
Sainsbury's
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 9 days ago
West Midlands
Give A Grad A Go
Salary: £18k - 22k per year
Posted: 16 days ago
Birmingham
Hays Specialist Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £38602.00 per annum + 40d Hol+Pension+Health/Life
Posted: 24 days ago