Period
to 20 July 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 20 July 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Computer Science Degree
West Midlands > Birmingham
6 months to
20 Jul 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 48 79 114
Rank change year-on-year +31 +35 +9
Permanent jobs citing Computer Science Degree 216 123 113
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Birmingham 5.47% 3.20% 2.34%
As % of the Qualifications category 17.27% 12.40% 8.13%
Number of salaries quoted 93 89 64
Birmingham median annual salary £27,500 £31,500 £31,750
Median salary % change year-on-year -12.70% -0.79% -11.19%
10th Percentile £21,000 £25,350 £20,500
90th Percentile £57,500 £57,750 £48,750
West Midlands median annual salary £43,086 £30,000 £36,000
% change year-on-year +43.62% -16.67% +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 1,251 992 1,390
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Birmingham 31.69% 25.79% 28.83%
Number of salaries quoted 686 741 944
Birmingham median annual salary £47,500 £41,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +15.85% -3.53% -5.56%
10th Percentile £25,000 £25,500 £23,075
90th Percentile £68,750 £62,500 £75,000
West Midlands median annual salary £43,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +8.75% - -

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 20 July 2018.

Salary histogram for Computer Science Degree in Birmingham

For the 6 months to 20 July 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.

1 212 (98.15%) Computer Science
2 186 (86.11%) Degree
3 147 (68.06%) Software Engineering
4 122 (56.48%) Self-Motivation
5 120 (55.56%) Data Centre
6 95 (43.98%) VMware
7 87 (40.28%) ITIL
7 87 (40.28%) Continuous Improvement
8 74 (34.26%) Windows
8 74 (34.26%) Service Delivery
9 73 (33.80%) Microsoft
10 70 (32.41%) Root Cause Analysis
11 60 (27.78%) VMware Infrastructure
11 60 (27.78%) Citrix
12 51 (23.61%) SQL
12 51 (23.61%) Agile Software Development
13 50 (23.15%) MCP
14 48 (22.22%) ITIL Certification
15 47 (21.76%) Analytical Skills
16 46 (21.30%) Finance
17 43 (19.91%) Firewall
17 43 (19.91%) CheckPoint
18 40 (18.52%) Requirements Analysis
19 38 (17.59%) SCVMM
20 37 (17.13%) Microsoft Azure
20 37 (17.13%) CMDB
20 37 (17.13%) Presales
20 37 (17.13%) Line Management
20 37 (17.13%) Due Diligence
21 36 (16.67%) SLA

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 23 (10.65%) Exchange Server 2010
1 23 (10.65%) MS Exchange
2 13 (6.02%) SharePoint
3 7 (3.24%) JBoss
3 7 (3.24%) Tomcat
4 6 (2.78%) WordPress
5 2 (0.93%) Apache
5 2 (0.93%) Apache Pig
5 2 (0.93%) Apache Spark
5 2 (0.93%) Confluence
5 2 (0.93%) Elasticsearch
6 1 (0.46%) ArcGIS
Applications
1 35 (16.20%) Microsoft Office
2 2 (0.93%) Microsoft Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (0.46%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 37 (17.13%) Microsoft Azure
2 24 (11.11%) Amazon AWS
3 22 (10.19%) IaaS
3 22 (10.19%) PaaS
4 15 (6.94%) Amazon EC2
5 13 (6.02%) Office 365
6 12 (5.56%) SaaS
7 6 (2.78%) Zapier
8 2 (0.93%) AWS Lambda
8 2 (0.93%) Google Cloud Platform
8 2 (0.93%) Serverless
Communications & Networking
1 43 (19.91%) Firewall
2 25 (11.57%) LAN
2 25 (11.57%) OSPF
2 25 (11.57%) WAN
3 23 (10.65%) NetScaler
4 6 (2.78%) DNS
4 6 (2.78%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (6.48%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 13 (6.02%) Relational Database
3 9 (4.17%) SQL Server
4 4 (1.85%) MySQL
5 2 (0.93%) Apache Cassandra
5 2 (0.93%) Apache Hive
5 2 (0.93%) Big Data
5 2 (0.93%) Bigtable
5 2 (0.93%) Data Mining
5 2 (0.93%) Flink
5 2 (0.93%) Hadoop
5 2 (0.93%) HBase
5 2 (0.93%) Impala
5 2 (0.93%) MariaDB
5 2 (0.93%) MongoDB
5 2 (0.93%) OLAP
5 2 (0.93%) OLAP Cube
5 2 (0.93%) Oracle OLAP
5 2 (0.93%) Pentaho
5 2 (0.93%) Riak
Development Applications
1 9 (4.17%) Jenkins
1 9 (4.17%) Maven
2 8 (3.70%) Git (software)
3 7 (3.24%) Bitbucket
4 6 (2.78%) GitLab
4 6 (2.78%) Subversion
5 5 (2.31%) JUnit
5 5 (2.31%) TestNG
6 3 (1.39%) JIRA
7 2 (0.93%) Cucumber
7 2 (0.93%) JBehave
7 2 (0.93%) JMeter
7 2 (0.93%) Selenium
7 2 (0.93%) SoapUI
7 2 (0.93%) TeamCity
7 2 (0.93%) WebDriver
8 1 (0.46%) Eclipse
8 1 (0.46%) LoadRunner
8 1 (0.46%) Log4Net
8 1 (0.46%) Visual Studio
General
1 46 (21.30%) Finance
2 22 (10.19%) Publishing
3 13 (6.02%) Legal
4 11 (5.09%) Financial Institution
5 5 (2.31%) Banking
6 1 (0.46%) Automotive
6 1 (0.46%) Law
6 1 (0.46%) Retail
6 1 (0.46%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 48 (22.22%) Graduate
2 38 (17.59%) Developer
3 35 (16.20%) SCCM Engineer
4 34 (15.74%) Infrastructure Specialist
4 34 (15.74%) Technical Specialist
5 30 (13.89%) Analyst
5 30 (13.89%) Graduate Analyst
5 30 (13.89%) Graduate Technical Analyst
5 30 (13.89%) Technical Analyst
6 25 (11.57%) Architect
7 21 (9.72%) Solutions Architect
8 19 (8.80%) Citrix Specialist
8 19 (8.80%) Citrix Technical Specialist
8 19 (8.80%) Virtualisation Specialist
9 17 (7.87%) Senior SCCM Engineer
9 17 (7.87%) Software Engineer
9 17 (7.87%) Technical Support
10 16 (7.41%) Graduate Developer
10 16 (7.41%) Software Developer
11 14 (6.48%) Graduate Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 19 (8.80%) CSS
1 19 (8.80%) HTML
2 18 (8.33%) Hibernate
3 17 (7.87%) .NET
4 14 (6.48%) .NET Framework
5 9 (4.17%) XML
6 7 (3.24%) RESTful
7 6 (2.78%) Twig
8 5 (2.31%) EJB
8 5 (2.31%) EJB 3.0
8 5 (2.31%) Java EE
8 5 (2.31%) JMS
8 5 (2.31%) JPA
9 3 (1.39%) HTML5
9 3 (1.39%) MyFaces
9 3 (1.39%) Spring
9 3 (1.39%) XSLT
10 2 (0.93%) ASP.NET
10 2 (0.93%) JSON
10 2 (0.93%) Lucene
Miscellaneous
1 212 (98.15%) Computer Science
2 122 (56.48%) Self-Motivation
3 120 (55.56%) Data Centre
4 47 (21.76%) Analytical Skills
5 37 (17.13%) CMDB
6 28 (12.96%) Public Cloud
7 20 (9.26%) Management Information System
8 18 (8.33%) Mobile App
9 6 (2.78%) User Experience
10 4 (1.85%) Fintech
11 3 (1.39%) Analytical Mindset
12 2 (0.93%) Clustering
12 2 (0.93%) Enterprise Software
12 2 (0.93%) Replication
13 1 (0.46%) Algorithms
13 1 (0.46%) Data Structures
13 1 (0.46%) Graphic Design
Operating Systems
1 74 (34.26%) Windows
2 35 (16.20%) Windows 10
2 35 (16.20%) Windows 7
3 23 (10.65%) Windows Server
4 13 (6.02%) Mac OS X
5 5 (2.31%) Linux
6 4 (1.85%) Unix
7 2 (0.93%) Android
7 2 (0.93%) Apple iOS
7 2 (0.93%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 147 (68.06%) Software Engineering
2 87 (40.28%) Continuous Improvement
2 87 (40.28%) ITIL
3 74 (34.26%) Service Delivery
4 70 (32.41%) Root Cause Analysis
5 51 (23.61%) Agile Software Development
6 40 (18.52%) Requirements Analysis
7 37 (17.13%) Due Diligence
7 37 (17.13%) Line Management
7 37 (17.13%) Presales
8 31 (14.35%) Mathematics
9 30 (13.89%) Physics
10 26 (12.04%) TDD
11 25 (11.57%) Network Management
12 24 (11.11%) Project Management
13 23 (10.65%) Service Management
14 22 (10.19%) Capacity Planning
14 22 (10.19%) ITIL V3
14 22 (10.19%) PRINCE2
14 22 (10.19%) Zachman Framework
Programming Languages
1 51 (23.61%) SQL
2 35 (16.20%) PowerShell
2 35 (16.20%) VBScript
3 32 (14.81%) C#
4 27 (12.50%) Java
5 26 (12.04%) JavaScript
6 8 (3.70%) PHP
7 5 (2.31%) Python
8 3 (1.39%) Java 8
8 3 (1.39%) XPath
9 2 (0.93%) C++
9 2 (0.93%) Perl
9 2 (0.93%) Scala
9 2 (0.93%) VB
10 1 (0.46%) Apex Code
10 1 (0.46%) R
10 1 (0.46%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 186 (86.11%) Degree
2 50 (23.15%) MCP
3 48 (22.22%) ITIL Certification
4 35 (16.20%) MCSE
4 35 (16.20%) Microsoft Certification
5 22 (10.19%) ISEB
5 22 (10.19%) PMI Certification
5 22 (10.19%) PMP
6 18 (8.33%) CEH
6 18 (8.33%) CISSP
6 18 (8.33%) CompTIA Security+
7 15 (6.94%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
8 13 (6.02%) Master's Degree
9 5 (2.31%) CIPD
10 4 (1.85%) Security Cleared
11 2 (0.93%) PhD
11 2 (0.93%) Sun Certification
12 1 (0.46%) Numerate Degree
12 1 (0.46%) Postgraduate
12 1 (0.46%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 36 (16.67%) SLA
2 18 (8.33%) GPG13
2 18 (8.33%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 12 (5.56%) GDPR
4 11 (5.09%) QA
5 6 (2.78%) Cyber Essentials
System Software
1 60 (27.78%) VMware Infrastructure
2 23 (10.65%) Hyper-V
2 23 (10.65%) Microsoft App-V
2 23 (10.65%) VMware ESXi
2 23 (10.65%) vSphere
2 23 (10.65%) XenApp
2 23 (10.65%) XenDesktop
3 22 (10.19%) Active Directory
4 15 (6.94%) Virtual Machines
5 13 (6.02%) Firmware
6 2 (0.93%) Apache ZooKeeper
6 2 (0.93%) HDFS
Systems Management
1 38 (17.59%) SCVMM
2 35 (16.20%) SCCM
3 23 (10.65%) vCenter Server
3 23 (10.65%) vMotion
4 13 (6.02%) WSUS
5 2 (0.93%) Galera Cluster
5 2 (0.93%) Hadoop YARN
Vendors
1 95 (43.98%) VMware
2 73 (33.80%) Microsoft
3 60 (27.78%) Citrix
4 43 (19.91%) CheckPoint
5 26 (12.04%) HP
6 25 (11.57%) Cisco
6 25 (11.57%) Fortinet
7 23 (10.65%) Ivanti
8 22 (10.19%) EMC
8 22 (10.19%) NetApp
9 16 (7.41%) BMC
10 15 (6.94%) Xamarin
11 14 (6.48%) Remedy
12 11 (5.09%) Oracle
13 6 (2.78%) Zuora
14 4 (1.85%) Dell
14 4 (1.85%) IBM
14 4 (1.85%) Veritas
15 2 (0.93%) Red Hat
15 2 (0.93%) Tableau