Period
to 22 September 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 22 September 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Computer Science Degree
West Midlands > Birmingham
6 months to
22 Sep 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 54 86 75
Rank change year-on-year +32 -11 +13
Permanent jobs citing Computer Science Degree 189 129 159
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Birmingham 5.04% 3.35% 3.29%
As % of the Qualifications category 15.30% 13.18% 11.03%
Number of salaries quoted 108 99 84
Birmingham median annual salary £28,500 £36,000 £27,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -20.83% +30.91% -31.25%
10th Percentile £22,475 £26,250 £21,250
90th Percentile £57,500 £65,000 £48,375
West Midlands median annual salary £40,000 £30,750 £34,000
% change year-on-year +30.08% -9.56% -2.86%

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 1,235 979 1,441
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Birmingham 32.91% 25.39% 29.79%
Number of salaries quoted 700 734 942
Birmingham median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.88% - -6.59%
10th Percentile £24,838 £25,825 £22,500
90th Percentile £70,000 £65,000 £73,750
West Midlands median annual salary £44,000 £40,545 £40,000
% change year-on-year +8.52% +1.36% -

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 22 September 2018.

Salary histogram for Computer Science Degree in Birmingham

For the 6 months to 22 September 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.

1 176 (93.12%) Computer Science
2 160 (84.66%) Degree
3 111 (58.73%) Software Engineering
4 85 (44.97%) Self-Motivation
5 81 (42.86%) Data Centre
6 59 (31.22%) VMware
7 58 (30.69%) Continuous Improvement
8 57 (30.16%) ITIL
9 55 (29.10%) Windows
10 54 (28.57%) Microsoft
11 52 (27.51%) SQL
12 51 (26.98%) Root Cause Analysis
13 49 (25.93%) Analytical Skills
14 46 (24.34%) Service Delivery
15 43 (22.75%) Agile Software Development
16 42 (22.22%) Finance
16 42 (22.22%) C#
17 40 (21.16%) CheckPoint
17 40 (21.16%) Firewall
18 38 (20.11%) JavaScript
19 36 (19.05%) VBScript
20 35 (18.52%) ITIL Certification
20 35 (18.52%) Mathematics
21 32 (16.93%) VMware Infrastructure
21 32 (16.93%) Citrix
22 30 (15.87%) Physics
23 29 (15.34%) HTML
24 28 (14.81%) MCP
24 28 (14.81%) Web Development
25 27 (14.29%) PowerShell

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 13 (6.88%) Exchange Server 2010
1 13 (6.88%) MS Exchange
1 13 (6.88%) SharePoint
2 9 (4.76%) Joomla!
3 7 (3.70%) Elasticsearch
4 3 (1.59%) JBoss
4 3 (1.59%) Tomcat
4 3 (1.59%) WordPress
5 1 (0.53%) Apache
5 1 (0.53%) Apache Pig
5 1 (0.53%) Apache Spark
5 1 (0.53%) ArcGIS
Applications
1 27 (14.29%) Microsoft Office
2 3 (1.59%) Microsoft Excel
3 1 (0.53%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 1 (0.53%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 27 (14.29%) Microsoft Azure
2 18 (9.52%) IaaS
2 18 (9.52%) PaaS
3 13 (6.88%) Office 365
4 10 (5.29%) SaaS
5 5 (2.65%) Amazon AWS
6 3 (1.59%) Zapier
7 1 (0.53%) Amazon EC2
7 1 (0.53%) AWS Lambda
7 1 (0.53%) Google Cloud Platform
7 1 (0.53%) Serverless
Communications & Networking
1 40 (21.16%) Firewall
2 22 (11.64%) LAN
2 22 (11.64%) OSPF
2 22 (11.64%) WAN
3 13 (6.88%) NetScaler
4 3 (1.59%) DNS
4 3 (1.59%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 19 (10.05%) Relational Database
2 14 (7.41%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 10 (5.29%) MySQL
4 4 (2.12%) SQL Server
5 2 (1.06%) Big Data
5 2 (1.06%) MariaDB
6 1 (0.53%) Apache Cassandra
6 1 (0.53%) Apache Hive
6 1 (0.53%) Bigtable
6 1 (0.53%) Data Mining
6 1 (0.53%) Data Warehouse
6 1 (0.53%) Flink
6 1 (0.53%) Geospatial Data
6 1 (0.53%) GIS
6 1 (0.53%) HBase
6 1 (0.53%) Impala
6 1 (0.53%) MongoDB
6 1 (0.53%) OLAP
6 1 (0.53%) OLAP Cube
6 1 (0.53%) Riak
Development Applications
1 10 (5.29%) Git (software)
2 4 (2.12%) Bitbucket
2 4 (2.12%) Jenkins
2 4 (2.12%) Maven
3 3 (1.59%) GitLab
3 3 (1.59%) JUnit
3 3 (1.59%) TestNG
4 2 (1.06%) Log4Net
4 2 (1.06%) Subversion
4 2 (1.06%) Visual Studio
5 1 (0.53%) Cucumber
5 1 (0.53%) JBehave
5 1 (0.53%) JIRA
5 1 (0.53%) JMeter
5 1 (0.53%) LoadRunner
5 1 (0.53%) Rational Performance Tester
5 1 (0.53%) Selenium
5 1 (0.53%) Team Foundation Server
5 1 (0.53%) TeamCity
5 1 (0.53%) WebDriver
General
1 42 (22.22%) Finance
2 18 (9.52%) Publishing
3 13 (6.88%) Legal
4 6 (3.17%) Retail
5 4 (2.12%) Financial Institution
6 3 (1.59%) Banking
6 3 (1.59%) Marketing
7 1 (0.53%) Automotive
7 1 (0.53%) Electronics
7 1 (0.53%) Law
7 1 (0.53%) Manufacturing
7 1 (0.53%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 46 (24.34%) Graduate
2 44 (23.28%) Developer
3 30 (15.87%) Analyst
3 30 (15.87%) Graduate Analyst
3 30 (15.87%) Graduate Technical Analyst
3 30 (15.87%) Technical Analyst
4 27 (14.29%) SCCM Engineer
5 25 (13.23%) Architect
5 25 (13.23%) Solutions Architect
6 18 (9.52%) Senior SCCM Engineer
7 17 (8.99%) Software Engineer
8 15 (7.94%) Web Developer
9 14 (7.41%) Graduate Developer
10 13 (6.88%) Applications Engineer
10 13 (6.88%) Software Developer
10 13 (6.88%) Technical Support
11 12 (6.35%) Graduate Software Developer
11 12 (6.35%) Infrastructure Specialist
11 12 (6.35%) Technical Specialist
12 11 (5.82%) Citrix Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 29 (15.34%) HTML
2 21 (11.11%) .NET
3 19 (10.05%) CSS
4 17 (8.99%) .NET Framework
5 16 (8.47%) Hibernate
6 10 (5.29%) HTML5
7 7 (3.70%) XML
8 6 (3.17%) CSS3
8 6 (3.17%) Laravel
8 6 (3.17%) Sass
8 6 (3.17%) Vue.js
9 4 (2.12%) ASP.NET
10 3 (1.59%) Entity Framework
10 3 (1.59%) jQuery
10 3 (1.59%) Spring
10 3 (1.59%) Twig
11 2 (1.06%) Apache Cordova
11 2 (1.06%) Java EE
11 2 (1.06%) LINQ
11 2 (1.06%) MyFaces
Miscellaneous
1 176 (93.12%) Computer Science
2 85 (44.97%) Self-Motivation
3 81 (42.86%) Data Centre
4 49 (25.93%) Analytical Skills
5 20 (10.58%) Management Information System
6 19 (10.05%) CMDB
7 16 (8.47%) Mobile App
8 14 (7.41%) Public Cloud
9 6 (3.17%) Analytical Mindset
10 4 (2.12%) User Experience
11 2 (1.06%) Algorithms
11 2 (1.06%) Clustering
11 2 (1.06%) Replication
12 1 (0.53%) Data Structures
12 1 (0.53%) Fintech
12 1 (0.53%) Graphic Design
12 1 (0.53%) Greenfield Project
Operating Systems
1 55 (29.10%) Windows
2 27 (14.29%) Windows 10
2 27 (14.29%) Windows 7
3 13 (6.88%) Mac OS X
3 13 (6.88%) Windows Server
4 8 (4.23%) Linux
5 3 (1.59%) Android
5 3 (1.59%) Apple iOS
5 3 (1.59%) Unix
6 2 (1.06%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 111 (58.73%) Software Engineering
2 58 (30.69%) Continuous Improvement
3 57 (30.16%) ITIL
4 51 (26.98%) Root Cause Analysis
5 46 (24.34%) Service Delivery
6 43 (22.75%) Agile Software Development
7 35 (18.52%) Mathematics
8 30 (15.87%) Physics
9 28 (14.81%) Web Development
10 27 (14.29%) Data Protection
11 25 (13.23%) TDD
12 23 (12.17%) Problem-Solving
13 22 (11.64%) CRM
13 22 (11.64%) Network Management
14 21 (11.11%) Requirements Analysis
15 20 (10.58%) Presales
16 19 (10.05%) Business Development
16 19 (10.05%) Due Diligence
16 19 (10.05%) Line Management
16 19 (10.05%) SDLC
Programming Languages
1 52 (27.51%) SQL
2 42 (22.22%) C#
3 38 (20.11%) JavaScript
4 36 (19.05%) VBScript
5 27 (14.29%) PowerShell
6 19 (10.05%) Java
7 18 (9.52%) PHP
8 9 (4.76%) FoxPro (VFP)
9 3 (1.59%) Python
10 2 (1.06%) Java 8
10 2 (1.06%) XPath
11 1 (0.53%) Apex Code
11 1 (0.53%) Perl
11 1 (0.53%) R
11 1 (0.53%) Scala
Qualifications
1 160 (84.66%) Degree
2 35 (18.52%) ITIL Certification
3 28 (14.81%) MCP
4 27 (14.29%) MCSE
4 27 (14.29%) Microsoft Certification
5 18 (9.52%) CEH
5 18 (9.52%) CISSP
5 18 (9.52%) CompTIA Security+
5 18 (9.52%) ISEB
5 18 (9.52%) PMI Certification
5 18 (9.52%) PMP
6 13 (6.88%) Master's Degree
7 5 (2.65%) CIPD
8 4 (2.12%) Numerate Degree
9 3 (1.59%) Security Cleared
10 1 (0.53%) PhD
10 1 (0.53%) Postgraduate
10 1 (0.53%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 27 (14.29%) GDPR
2 24 (12.70%) SLA
3 18 (9.52%) GPG13
3 18 (9.52%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 5 (2.65%) QA
5 3 (1.59%) Cyber Essentials
System Software
1 32 (16.93%) VMware Infrastructure
2 13 (6.88%) Active Directory
2 13 (6.88%) Hyper-V
2 13 (6.88%) Microsoft App-V
2 13 (6.88%) VMware ESXi
2 13 (6.88%) vSphere
2 13 (6.88%) XenApp
2 13 (6.88%) XenDesktop
3 11 (5.82%) Firmware
4 1 (0.53%) Apache ZooKeeper
4 1 (0.53%) HDFS
4 1 (0.53%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 27 (14.29%) SCCM
2 14 (7.41%) SCVMM
2 14 (7.41%) WSUS
3 13 (6.88%) vCenter Server
3 13 (6.88%) vMotion
4 2 (1.06%) Galera Cluster
5 1 (0.53%) Hadoop YARN
Vendors
1 59 (31.22%) VMware
2 54 (28.57%) Microsoft
3 40 (21.16%) CheckPoint
4 32 (16.93%) Citrix
5 23 (12.17%) HP
6 22 (11.64%) Cisco
6 22 (11.64%) Fortinet
7 18 (9.52%) EMC
7 18 (9.52%) NetApp
8 15 (7.94%) Xamarin
9 14 (7.41%) Remedy
10 13 (6.88%) Ivanti
11 5 (2.65%) Oracle
12 3 (1.59%) Zuora
13 2 (1.06%) BMC
13 2 (1.06%) Red Hat
13 2 (1.06%) Salesforce.com
14 1 (0.53%) ESRI
14 1 (0.53%) IBM
14 1 (0.53%) Tableau