Period
to 23 January 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 23 January 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Computer Science Degree
West Midlands > Birmingham
6 months to
23 Jan 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 79 65 120
Rank change year-on-year -14 +55 +32
Permanent jobs citing Computer Science Degree 124 164 67
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Birmingham 3.37% 3.79% 1.78%
As % of the Qualifications category 13.35% 13.34% 6.63%
Number of salaries quoted 76 80 60
Birmingham median annual salary £36,750 £27,500 £63,750
Median salary % change year-on-year +33.64% -56.86% +150.00%
10th Percentile £26,250 £21,250 £22,000
90th Percentile £65,000 £47,500 £77,500
West Midlands median annual salary £30,000 £32,500 £35,000
% change year-on-year -7.69% -7.14% +7.69%

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 929 1,229 1,010
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Birmingham 25.25% 28.41% 26.87%
Number of salaries quoted 630 789 793
Birmingham median annual salary £42,500 £42,500 £42,500
10th Percentile £26,250 £23,600 £22,100
90th Percentile £65,000 £65,250 £67,500
West Midlands median annual salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

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 23 January 2018.

Salary histogram for Computer Science Degree in Birmingham

For the 6 months to 23 January 2018, IT jobs citing Computer Science Degree also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the Birmingham region with a requirement for Computer Science Degree.

1 124 (100.00%) Computer Science
2 101 (81.45%) Degree
3 56 (45.16%) Software Engineering
4 43 (34.68%) Data Centre
5 40 (32.26%) SQL
5 40 (32.26%) Finance
6 39 (31.45%) Agile Software Development
7 38 (30.65%) ITIL
8 37 (29.84%) Service Delivery
9 36 (29.03%) Continuous Improvement
10 32 (25.81%) Analytical Skills
10 32 (25.81%) VMware
10 32 (25.81%) JavaScript
10 32 (25.81%) Microsoft
11 28 (22.58%) Citrix
11 28 (22.58%) VMware Infrastructure
12 27 (21.77%) Microsoft Azure
13 26 (20.97%) Amazon AWS
14 25 (20.16%) HTML
14 25 (20.16%) Windows
14 25 (20.16%) CSS
14 25 (20.16%) Presales
15 24 (19.35%) Root Cause Analysis
15 24 (19.35%) SQL Server
16 23 (18.55%) SCVMM
16 23 (18.55%) Mathematics
16 23 (18.55%) Physics
17 21 (16.94%) ITIL Certification
18 20 (16.13%) .NET
19 19 (15.32%) C#

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 14 (11.29%) JBoss
2 12 (9.68%) Tomcat
3 10 (8.06%) Exchange Server 2010
3 10 (8.06%) MS Exchange
4 1 (0.81%) Apache
4 1 (0.81%) Apache Spark
4 1 (0.81%) IIS
4 1 (0.81%) Oracle SOA Suite
4 1 (0.81%) WebLogic
4 1 (0.81%) WebSphere
Applications
1 5 (4.03%) Microsoft Excel
2 4 (3.23%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 27 (21.77%) Microsoft Azure
2 26 (20.97%) Amazon AWS
3 12 (9.68%) Amazon EC2
4 9 (7.26%) IaaS
4 9 (7.26%) PaaS
5 1 (0.81%) Google Cloud Platform
5 1 (0.81%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 17 (13.71%) Firewall
2 16 (12.90%) LAN
2 16 (12.90%) WAN
3 11 (8.87%) OSPF
4 10 (8.06%) NetScaler
5 5 (4.03%) RFID
5 5 (4.03%) WLAN
6 1 (0.81%) DNS
6 1 (0.81%) HTTP
6 1 (0.81%) iSCSI
6 1 (0.81%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 24 (19.35%) SQL Server
2 12 (9.68%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 5 (4.03%) MS Access
3 5 (4.03%) MySQL
4 2 (1.61%) DB2
4 2 (1.61%) Oracle Database
4 2 (1.61%) RDBMS
4 2 (1.61%) Relational Database
5 1 (0.81%) Apache Cassandra
5 1 (0.81%) Apache Hive
5 1 (0.81%) Hadoop
5 1 (0.81%) MongoDB
5 1 (0.81%) NoSQL
5 1 (0.81%) Riak
Development Applications
1 14 (11.29%) Jenkins
1 14 (11.29%) Maven
2 13 (10.48%) Bitbucket
3 10 (8.06%) Subversion
4 7 (5.65%) Cucumber
4 7 (5.65%) JBehave
4 7 (5.65%) JMeter
4 7 (5.65%) Selenium
4 7 (5.65%) SoapUI
4 7 (5.65%) TeamCity
4 7 (5.65%) WebDriver
5 6 (4.84%) JUnit
6 5 (4.03%) Eclipse
6 5 (4.03%) IntelliJ
6 5 (4.03%) TestNG
6 5 (4.03%) WATIR
7 4 (3.23%) Git (software)
7 4 (3.23%) JIRA
8 2 (1.61%) LoadRunner
8 2 (1.61%) Rational Performance Tester
General
1 40 (32.26%) Finance
2 14 (11.29%) Banking
3 13 (10.48%) Financial Institution
4 9 (7.26%) Publishing
5 4 (3.23%) Automotive
6 2 (1.61%) Electronics
6 2 (1.61%) Pharmaceutical
7 1 (0.81%) Advertising
7 1 (0.81%) Law
7 1 (0.81%) Legal
Job Titles
1 31 (25.00%) Developer
2 29 (23.39%) Analyst
3 28 (22.58%) Technical Analyst
4 25 (20.16%) Graduate
5 23 (18.55%) Graduate Analyst
5 23 (18.55%) Graduate Technical Analyst
6 14 (11.29%) .NET Developer
6 14 (11.29%) ASP.NET Developer
6 14 (11.29%) C# .NET Developer
6 14 (11.29%) C# ASP.NET Developer
6 14 (11.29%) C# Developer
6 14 (11.29%) Infrastructure Specialist
6 14 (11.29%) Technical Specialist
7 12 (9.68%) HTML CSS Developer
7 12 (9.68%) HTML Developer
7 12 (9.68%) SQL Developer
8 11 (8.87%) Architect
9 9 (7.26%) Network Engineer
9 9 (7.26%) Senior Developer
9 9 (7.26%) Solutions Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 25 (20.16%) CSS
1 25 (20.16%) HTML
2 20 (16.13%) .NET
3 16 (12.90%) ASP.NET
4 13 (10.48%) Web Services
5 7 (5.65%) Gherkin
5 7 (5.65%) Java EE
5 7 (5.65%) XML
6 6 (4.84%) Spring
6 6 (4.84%) XSLT
7 5 (4.03%) EJB
7 5 (4.03%) EJB 3.0
7 5 (4.03%) Hibernate
7 5 (4.03%) JMS
7 5 (4.03%) JPA
7 5 (4.03%) jQuery
7 5 (4.03%) MyFaces
7 5 (4.03%) RESTful
8 4 (3.23%) Mason
8 4 (3.23%) Visualforce
Miscellaneous
1 124 (100.00%) Computer Science
2 43 (34.68%) Data Centre
3 32 (25.81%) Analytical Skills
4 17 (13.71%) CMDB
5 13 (10.48%) Fintech
6 12 (9.68%) Public Cloud
7 11 (8.87%) Management Information System
8 6 (4.84%) User Experience
9 5 (4.03%) Data Structures
9 5 (4.03%) Enterprise Software
9 5 (4.03%) Mobile Computing
9 5 (4.03%) Reference Data
10 2 (1.61%) CAN bus
10 2 (1.61%) Life Science
11 1 (0.81%) Blog
11 1 (0.81%) Clustering
11 1 (0.81%) Embedded Systems
11 1 (0.81%) Greenfield Project
Operating Systems
1 25 (20.16%) Windows
2 12 (9.68%) Unix
3 11 (8.87%) Windows Server
4 6 (4.84%) Linux
5 5 (4.03%) Android
5 5 (4.03%) Apple iOS
5 5 (4.03%) Windows Mobile
6 4 (3.23%) Windows 10
6 4 (3.23%) Windows 7
7 1 (0.81%) Windows Server 2008
7 1 (0.81%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 56 (45.16%) Software Engineering
2 39 (31.45%) Agile Software Development
3 38 (30.65%) ITIL
4 37 (29.84%) Service Delivery
5 36 (29.03%) Continuous Improvement
6 25 (20.16%) Presales
7 24 (19.35%) Root Cause Analysis
8 23 (18.55%) Mathematics
8 23 (18.55%) Physics
9 18 (14.52%) Requirements Analysis
10 17 (13.71%) Line Management
11 16 (12.90%) SDLC
12 13 (10.48%) BDD
12 13 (10.48%) Collateral Management
13 12 (9.68%) CRM
13 12 (9.68%) Test Automation
14 11 (8.87%) Network Management
14 11 (8.87%) Project Management
15 10 (8.06%) Technical Architecture
15 10 (8.06%) Zachman Framework
Programming Languages
1 40 (32.26%) SQL
2 32 (25.81%) JavaScript
3 19 (15.32%) C#
4 17 (13.71%) Java
5 7 (5.65%) Perl
5 7 (5.65%) Python
5 7 (5.65%) XPath
6 5 (4.03%) C
6 5 (4.03%) Shell Script
7 4 (3.23%) Apex Code
7 4 (3.23%) PowerShell
7 4 (3.23%) VBScript
8 3 (2.42%) C++
9 2 (1.61%) Embedded C
9 2 (1.61%) Embedded C++
9 2 (1.61%) PHP
9 2 (1.61%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 101 (81.45%) Degree
2 21 (16.94%) ITIL Certification
3 13 (10.48%) MCP
4 9 (7.26%) ISEB
4 9 (7.26%) PMP
4 9 (7.26%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
5 8 (6.45%) PMI Certification
6 6 (4.84%) CEH
6 6 (4.84%) CISSP
6 6 (4.84%) CompTIA Security+
7 5 (4.03%) Microsoft Certification
8 4 (3.23%) GNVQ
8 4 (3.23%) HND
8 4 (3.23%) MCSE
9 2 (1.61%) Numerate Degree
10 1 (0.81%) MCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 15 (12.10%) QA
2 12 (9.68%) SLA
3 6 (4.84%) GPG13
3 6 (4.84%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 5 (4.03%) Data Quality
5 2 (1.61%) IEC 62304
5 2 (1.61%) ISO 13485
6 1 (0.81%) PMO
System Software
1 28 (22.58%) VMware Infrastructure
2 13 (10.48%) Virtual Machines
3 11 (8.87%) Hyper-V
4 10 (8.06%) Microsoft App-V
4 10 (8.06%) VMware ESXi
4 10 (8.06%) vSphere
4 10 (8.06%) XenApp
4 10 (8.06%) XenDesktop
5 5 (4.03%) Active Directory
6 4 (3.23%) Firmware
7 1 (0.81%) Apache ZooKeeper
7 1 (0.81%) HDFS
Systems Management
1 23 (18.55%) SCVMM
2 10 (8.06%) vCenter Server
2 10 (8.06%) vMotion
3 4 (3.23%) SCCM
4 1 (0.81%) Hadoop YARN
Vendors
1 32 (25.81%) Microsoft
1 32 (25.81%) VMware
2 28 (22.58%) Citrix
3 19 (15.32%) CheckPoint
4 16 (12.90%) HP
5 14 (11.29%) Cisco
6 12 (9.68%) BMC
7 11 (8.87%) Fortinet
7 11 (8.87%) Oracle
8 10 (8.06%) Ivanti
9 9 (7.26%) EMC
9 9 (7.26%) NetApp
10 4 (3.23%) Salesforce.com
11 3 (2.42%) Juniper
12 2 (1.61%) IBM
13 1 (0.81%) Dell
13 1 (0.81%) FIS
13 1 (0.81%) Google