Period
to 15 November 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Birmingham with a requirement for Computer Science Degree qualifications. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered over the 6 months to 15 November 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Computer Science Degree
West Midlands > Birmingham
6 months to
15 Nov 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 63 83 77
Rank change year-on-year +20 -6 +33
Permanent jobs citing Computer Science Degree 154 127 176
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Birmingham 4.24% 3.27% 3.66%
As % of the Qualifications category 13.14% 12.66% 12.21%
Number of salaries quoted 89 103 93
Birmingham median annual salary £28,500 £37,500 £27,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -24.00% +36.36% -51.11%
10th Percentile £23,500 £26,250 £21,250
90th Percentile £55,050 £65,000 £47,500
West Midlands median annual salary £37,000 £31,500 £32,500
% change year-on-year +17.46% -3.08% -7.14%

Computer Science Degree is in the Academic Qualifications and Professional Certifications category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies advertised in Birmingham with a requirement for academic qualifications or professional certifications.

All Academic and Professional Certifications
Birmingham
Permanent vacancies requiring academic qualifications or professional certifications 1,172 1,003 1,441
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Birmingham 32.27% 25.84% 29.98%
Number of salaries quoted 681 740 949
Birmingham median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.88% - -5.56%
10th Percentile £25,000 £26,250 £22,500
90th Percentile £72,500 £65,000 £67,500
West Midlands median annual salary £42,500 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +2.41% +3.75% -

Computer Science Degree
Job Vacancy Trend in Birmingham

Job postings citing Computer Science Degree as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Birmingham.

Job vacancy trend for Computer Science Degree in Birmingham

Computer Science Degree
Salary Trend in Birmingham

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Computer Science Degree in Birmingham.

Salary trend for Computer Science Degree in Birmingham

Computer Science Degree
Salary Histogram in Birmingham

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Computer Science Degree in Birmingham over the 6 months to 15 November 2018.

Salary histogram for Computer Science Degree in Birmingham

For the 6 months to 15 November 2018, IT jobs citing Computer Science Degree also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all permanent job ads across the Birmingham region with a requirement for Computer Science Degree.

1 141 (91.56%) Computer Science
2 127 (82.47%) Degree
3 85 (55.19%) Software Engineering
4 65 (42.21%) Data Centre
5 64 (41.56%) Self-Motivation
6 48 (31.17%) ITIL
7 46 (29.87%) Continuous Improvement
8 44 (28.57%) Analytical Skills
9 41 (26.62%) CheckPoint
9 41 (26.62%) Firewall
9 41 (26.62%) Finance
10 40 (25.97%) VMware
10 40 (25.97%) SQL
11 39 (25.32%) Data Protection
11 39 (25.32%) GDPR
12 38 (24.68%) Root Cause Analysis
13 37 (24.03%) Service Delivery
14 35 (22.73%) Mathematics
15 34 (22.08%) Windows
16 33 (21.43%) Microsoft
16 33 (21.43%) Agile Software Development
17 31 (20.13%) ITIL Certification
18 30 (19.48%) JavaScript
18 30 (19.48%) Physics
19 29 (18.83%) C#
20 27 (17.53%) VBScript
21 25 (16.23%) OSPF
21 25 (16.23%) HP
21 25 (16.23%) LAN
21 25 (16.23%) WAN

Computer Science Degree
Co-occurring IT Skills in Birmingham 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 9 (5.84%) Joomla!
2 8 (5.19%) SharePoint
3 6 (3.90%) Elasticsearch
3 6 (3.90%) Exchange Server 2010
3 6 (3.90%) MS Exchange
4 1 (0.65%) ArcGIS
Applications
1 18 (11.69%) Microsoft Office
2 3 (1.95%) Microsoft Excel
3 1 (0.65%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 2 (1.30%) HFM
1 2 (1.30%) Hyperion Planning
2 1 (0.65%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 17 (11.04%) Microsoft Azure
2 16 (10.39%) IaaS
2 16 (10.39%) PaaS
3 8 (5.19%) Office 365
4 4 (2.60%) SaaS
5 1 (0.65%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 41 (26.62%) Firewall
2 25 (16.23%) LAN
2 25 (16.23%) OSPF
2 25 (16.23%) WAN
3 6 (3.90%) NetScaler
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (9.09%) Relational Database
1 14 (9.09%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 7 (4.55%) MySQL
3 2 (1.30%) Essbase
3 2 (1.30%) Oracle BI EE
3 2 (1.30%) Oracle ODI
4 1 (0.65%) Big Data
4 1 (0.65%) Data Warehouse
4 1 (0.65%) Geospatial Data
4 1 (0.65%) GIS
4 1 (0.65%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 6 (3.90%) Git (software)
2 2 (1.30%) Log4Net
2 2 (1.30%) Visual Studio
3 1 (0.65%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 41 (26.62%) Finance
2 16 (10.39%) Publishing
3 8 (5.19%) Legal
4 7 (4.55%) Retail
5 3 (1.95%) Marketing
6 1 (0.65%) Automotive
6 1 (0.65%) Electronics
6 1 (0.65%) Law
6 1 (0.65%) Manufacturing
6 1 (0.65%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 38 (24.68%) Graduate
2 31 (20.13%) Developer
3 28 (18.18%) Analyst
3 28 (18.18%) Graduate Analyst
3 28 (18.18%) Graduate Technical Analyst
3 28 (18.18%) Technical Analyst
4 25 (16.23%) Architect
4 25 (16.23%) Solutions Architect
5 18 (11.69%) SCCM Engineer
6 16 (10.39%) Senior SCCM Engineer
7 14 (9.09%) Network Engineer
8 13 (8.44%) Senior Network Engineer
8 13 (8.44%) Technical Support
9 12 (7.79%) Web Developer
10 10 (6.49%) Software Engineer
11 9 (5.84%) Consultant
12 8 (5.19%) Applications Engineer
12 8 (5.19%) Graduate Developer
12 8 (5.19%) PHP Developer
13 7 (4.55%) Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 22 (14.29%) HTML
2 16 (10.39%) .NET
3 12 (7.79%) .NET Framework
3 12 (7.79%) CSS
4 9 (5.84%) Hibernate
5 8 (5.19%) HTML5
6 6 (3.90%) CSS3
6 6 (3.90%) Laravel
6 6 (3.90%) Sass
6 6 (3.90%) Vue.js
7 4 (2.60%) ASP.NET
8 3 (1.95%) Entity Framework
8 3 (1.95%) jQuery
8 3 (1.95%) XML
9 2 (1.30%) Apache Cordova
9 2 (1.30%) J2EE
9 2 (1.30%) LINQ
9 2 (1.30%) Oracle Fusion
10 1 (0.65%) COM
10 1 (0.65%) WinForms
Miscellaneous
1 141 (91.56%) Computer Science
2 65 (42.21%) Data Centre
3 64 (41.56%) Self-Motivation
4 44 (28.57%) Analytical Skills
5 18 (11.69%) Management Information System
6 16 (10.39%) CMDB
7 11 (7.14%) Mobile App
8 8 (5.19%) Analytical Mindset
9 6 (3.90%) Public Cloud
10 3 (1.95%) User Experience
11 2 (1.30%) Algorithms
12 1 (0.65%) Data Structures
12 1 (0.65%) Graphic Design
12 1 (0.65%) Greenfield Project
Operating Systems
1 34 (22.08%) Windows
2 18 (11.69%) Windows 10
2 18 (11.69%) Windows 7
3 8 (5.19%) Mac OS X
4 6 (3.90%) Linux
4 6 (3.90%) Windows Server
5 3 (1.95%) Android
5 3 (1.95%) Apple iOS
5 3 (1.95%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 85 (55.19%) Software Engineering
2 48 (31.17%) ITIL
3 46 (29.87%) Continuous Improvement
4 39 (25.32%) Data Protection
5 38 (24.68%) Root Cause Analysis
6 37 (24.03%) Service Delivery
7 35 (22.73%) Mathematics
8 33 (21.43%) Agile Software Development
9 30 (19.48%) Physics
10 25 (16.23%) Network Management
11 20 (12.99%) CRM
11 20 (12.99%) Problem-Solving
11 20 (12.99%) Web Development
12 19 (12.34%) Presales
13 18 (11.69%) Requirements Analysis
14 17 (11.04%) Business Development
14 17 (11.04%) Service Management
14 17 (11.04%) TDD
15 16 (10.39%) Information Security
15 16 (10.39%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 40 (25.97%) SQL
2 30 (19.48%) JavaScript
3 29 (18.83%) C#
4 27 (17.53%) VBScript
5 18 (11.69%) PowerShell
6 15 (9.74%) PHP
7 9 (5.84%) FoxPro (VFP)
7 9 (5.84%) Java
8 3 (1.95%) Python
9 1 (0.65%) Apex Code
9 1 (0.65%) R
Qualifications
1 127 (82.47%) Degree
2 31 (20.13%) ITIL Certification
3 18 (11.69%) MCP
3 18 (11.69%) MCSE
3 18 (11.69%) Microsoft Certification
4 16 (10.39%) CEH
4 16 (10.39%) CISSP
4 16 (10.39%) CompTIA Security+
4 16 (10.39%) ISEB
4 16 (10.39%) PMI Certification
4 16 (10.39%) PMP
5 8 (5.19%) Master's Degree
6 4 (2.60%) Numerate Degree
7 3 (1.95%) Security Cleared
8 2 (1.30%) Oracle Certification
9 1 (0.65%) CIPD
9 1 (0.65%) Postgraduate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 39 (25.32%) GDPR
2 17 (11.04%) SLA
3 16 (10.39%) GPG13
3 16 (10.39%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 3 (1.95%) QA
System Software
1 22 (14.29%) VMware Infrastructure
2 11 (7.14%) Firmware
3 6 (3.90%) Hyper-V
3 6 (3.90%) Microsoft App-V
3 6 (3.90%) VMware ESXi
3 6 (3.90%) vSphere
3 6 (3.90%) XenApp
3 6 (3.90%) XenDesktop
4 4 (2.60%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 18 (11.69%) SCCM
2 14 (9.09%) WSUS
3 6 (3.90%) SCVMM
3 6 (3.90%) vCenter Server
3 6 (3.90%) vMotion
Vendors
1 41 (26.62%) CheckPoint
2 40 (25.97%) VMware
3 33 (21.43%) Microsoft
4 25 (16.23%) Cisco
4 25 (16.23%) Fortinet
4 25 (16.23%) HP
5 22 (14.29%) Citrix
6 16 (10.39%) EMC
6 16 (10.39%) NetApp
7 10 (6.49%) Xamarin
8 9 (5.84%) Remedy
9 6 (3.90%) Ivanti
10 4 (2.60%) Oracle
11 2 (1.30%) Hyperion
11 2 (1.30%) Salesforce.com
12 1 (0.65%) BMC
12 1 (0.65%) ESRI
12 1 (0.65%) IBM